Terms of Use

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Effective Date: This Terms of Use Agreement was last updated on May 24, 2010.

This Terms of Use Agreement sets forth the standards of use of the Cluster Connection Online Service for Member/Author/Contributor (Registered User). By using the Cluster Connection web site you (the Registered User) agree to these terms and conditions. If you do not agree to the terms and conditions of this agreement, you should immediately cease all usage of this web site. We reserve the right, at any time, to modify, alter, or update the terms and conditions of this agreement without prior notice. Modifications shall become effective immediately upon being posted at the Cluster Connection web site. Your continued use of the Service after amendments are posted constitutes an acknowledgment and acceptance of the Agreement and its modifications. Except as provided in this paragraph, this Agreement may not be amended.

1. Description of Service

Cluster Connection is providing Registered Users with an online portal to resources, information, and community pertaining to the Intel® Cluster Ready Program inside the High Performance Computing ecosystem. Registered Users must provide (1) all equipment necessary for their own Internet connection, including computer and modem and (2) provide for Registered Users access to the Internet, and (3) pay any fees relate with such connection.

2. Disclaimer of Warranties

The site, Cluster Connection is provided on an "as is" and on an "as available" basis. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, Cluster Connection makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, regarding the use or the results of this web site in terms of its correctness, accuracy, reliability, or otherwise. Cluster Connection shall have no liability for any interruptions in the use of this web site. Cluster Connection disclaims all warranties with regard to the information provided, including the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, therefore the above-referenced exclusion is inapplicable.

3. Limitation of Liability

CLUSTER CONNECTIONS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, AND IN PARTICULAR CLUSTER CONNECTION AND CLUSTERCONNECTION.COM SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, OR DAMAGES FOR LOST PROFITS, LOSS OF REVENUE, OR LOSS OF USE, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THIS WEB SITE OR THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN IT, WHETHER SUCH DAMAGES ARISE IN CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, TORT, UNDER STATUTE, IN EQUITY, AT LAW, OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF TABOR COMMUNICATIONS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW FOR THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, THEREFORE SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS ARE INAPPLICABLE.

4. Indemnification

Registered User agrees to indemnify and hold Cluster Connection, its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees and costs, made by any third party due to or arising out of Registered User's use of the Service, the violation of this Agreement, or infringement by Registered User, or other user of the Service using Registered User's computer, of any intellectual property or any other right of any person or entity.

5. Registered Users Account

All Registered Users of the Service shall set a password for their registered profile. Registered Users are entirely responsible for any and all activities which occur under their account whether authorized or not authorized. Registered User agrees to notify Cluster Connection of any unauthorized use of Registered User's account or any other breach of security known or should be known to the Registered User. Registered User's right to use the Service is personal to the Registered User. Registered User agrees not to resell or make any commercial use of the Service without the express written consent of Cluster Connection.

6. Modifications and Interruption to Service

Cluster Connection reserves the right to modify or discontinue the Service with or without notice to the Registered User. Cluster Connection shall not be liable to Registered User or any third party should Cluster Connection exercise its right to modify or discontinue the Service. Registered User acknowledges and accepts that Cluster Connection does not guarantee continuous, uninterrupted or secure access to our web site and operation of our web site may be interfered with or adversely affected by numerous factors or circumstances outside of our control.

7. Third-Party Sites

Our web site may include links to other sites on the Internet that are owned and operated by third-parties. You acknowledge that we are not responsible for the availability of, or the content located on or through, any third-party site. You should contact the site administrator or webmaster for those third-party sites if you have any concerns regarding such links or the content located on such sites. Your use of those third-party sites is subject to the terms of use and privacy policies of each site, and we are not responsible therein. We encourage all Registered Users to review said privacy policies of third-parties' sites.

8. Disclaimer Regarding Accuracy of Vendor Information

Product specifications and other information have either been provided by the Vendors or collected from publicly available sources. While Cluster Connection makes every effort to ensure that the information on this web site is accurate, we can make no representations or warranties as to the accuracy or reliability of any information provided on this web site.

Cluster Connection makes no warranties or representations whatsoever with regard to any product provided or offered by any Vendor, and you acknowledge that any reliance on representations and warranties provided by any Vendor shall be at your own risk.

9. Governing Jurisdiction of the Courts (California)

Our web site is operated and provided in the State of California. As such, we are subject to the laws of the State of California, and such laws will govern this Terms of Use, without giving effect to any choice of law rules. We make no representation that our web site or other services are appropriate, legal or available for use in other locations. Accordingly, if you choose to access our site you agree to do so subject to the internal laws of the State of California.

10. Compliance with Laws

Registered User assumes all knowledge of applicable law and is responsible for compliance with any such laws. Registered User may not use the Service in any way that violates applicable state, federal, or international laws, regulations or other government requirements. Registered User further agrees not to transmit any material that encourages conduct that could constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, national, or international law or regulation.

11. Copyright and Trademark Information

All content included or available on this site, including site design, text, graphics, interfaces, and the selection and arrangements thereof is ©2010 ClusterConnection.com, with all rights reserved, or is the property of Cluster Connection and/or third-parties protected by intellectual property rights. Any use of materials on the web site, including reproduction for purposes other than those noted above, modification, distribution, or replication, any form of data extraction or data mining, or other commercial exploitation of any kind, without prior written permission of an authorized officer of Cluster Connection is strictly prohibited. Registered Users agree that they will not use any robot, spider, or other automatic device, or manual process to monitor or copy our web pages or the content contained therein without prior written permission of an authorized officer of Cluster Connection.

All other trademarks displayed on the Cluster Connection web site are the trademarks of their respective owners, and constitute neither an endorsement nor a recommendation of those Vendors. In addition, such use of trademarks or links to the web sites of Vendors is not intended to imply, directly or indirectly, that those Vendors endorse or have any affiliation with Cluster Connection.

12. Notification of Claimed Copyright Infringement

Pursuant to Section 512(c) of the Copyright Revision Act, as enacted through the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, ClusterConnection.com designates the following individual as its agent for receipt of notifications of claimed copyright infringement.

By E-mail:
ClusterConnection@hotmail.com
ATTN: Copyright Infringement

13. Other Terms

If any provision of this Terms of Use Agreement shall be unlawful, void or unenforceable for any reason, the other provisions (and any partially-enforceable provision) shall not be affected thereby and shall remain valid and enforceable to the maximum possible extent. You agree that this Terms of Use Agreement and any other agreements referenced herein may be assigned by Cluster Communications, in our sole discretion, to a third-party in the event of a merger or acquisition. This Terms of Use Agreement shall apply in addition to, and shall not be superseded by, any other written agreement between us in relation to your participation as a Registered User. Registered User agrees that by accepting this Terms of Use Agreement, Registered User is consenting to the use and disclosure of their personally identifiable information and other practices described in our Privacy Policy Statement.


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