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Website Terms of Use

Please read these Website Terms of Use ("Terms") carefully before using this website ("Site"). Using this Site indicates that you accept these Terms. If you do not accept these Terms, do not use this Site.

General

This Site is owned and operated by Sotera Defense Solutions, Inc. ("Sotera"). We reserve the right to revise or remove any part of the Terms at any time and without prior notice to you, and any changes to these Terms will be effective prospectively upon their posting. If you disagree with these Terms or any changes to these Terms, your sole remedy is to discontinue your use of this Site. Your continued use after any change has been posted constitutes your acceptance of such change.

Site Security

You must exercise caution, good sense and sound judgment in using this Site. You are prohibited from violating, or attempting to violate, the security of this Site. Any such violations may result in criminal and/or civil penalties against you. Sotera reserves the right to investigate any alleged or suspected violations and if a criminal violation is suspected, we will cooperate with law enforcement agencies in their investigations.

Other Prohibited Activities

In using this Site, you agree not to:

  • Send or otherwise transmit to or through the Site or to us through email any unlawful, infringing, harmful, harassing, defamatory, threatening, hateful or otherwise objectionable material of any kind, including any terrorist ideologies, ideas, threats or anything else that relates to unlawful terrorist activities; any material that can cause harm or delay to this Site or computers or websites connected or linked to this Site; and any unsolicited advertising, solicitation or promotional materials;
  • Misrepresent your identity or affiliation in any way;
  • Gain unauthorized access to this Site, or to other computers or websites connected or linked to this Site;
  • Launch or use any automated system, including without limitation, "robots," "spiders," or "offline readers," that access this Site in a manner that sends more request messages to our servers in a given period of time than a human can reasonably produce in the same period by using a conventional web browser;
  • Transmit or otherwise make available any virus, worm, spyware or any other computer code, file or program that may or is intended to damage or hijack the operation of any hardware, software or telecommunications equipment;
  • Violate any applicable laws or regulations, or these Terms; or
  • Assist or permit any persons in engaging in any of the activities described above.

Our Intellectual Property Rights

The content on this Site, including without limitation all text, graphics, photos, videos and sounds contained on this Site, (collectively, the "Materials") are owned by or licensed to Sotera, subject to copyright, trademark and other intellectual property rights under United States and foreign laws and international conventions.

No Materials from this Site may be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any way without the prior written permission of Sotera, except that you may use any information made available for downloading from this Site, provided that you (1) keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices, (2) use such information only for your personal, non-commercial purposes and do not copy or post such information on any networked computer or broadcast it in any media, (3) make no modifications to any such information, and (4) do not make any additional representations or warranties relating to such information. Modification of any Materials or use of any Materials for any other purpose is a violation of the copyrights and other proprietary rights of Sotera or its licensors. Permission for all uses of Materials except as provided above must be obtained from Sotera in advance. Requests for such authorization should be submitted via email to info@soteradefense.com.

All design rights, compilation and other intellectual property rights associated with this Site, in each case whether registered or unregistered, and related goodwill, are proprietary to Sotera.

Unsolicited Ideas

Sotera does not accept or consider unsolicited ideas, including ideas for new promotions, products, technologies, or processes. You must not transmit any material to or through this Site or to us through email that you consider to be confidential or proprietary. Any material that you transmit to or through this Site or to us through email will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. This policy serves to avoid potential misunderstandings or disputes regarding ownership of ideas. Except as expressly provided in our privacy policy, you give Sotera an unrestricted, irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, display, publicly perform, transmit and distribute any such submitted information. You further agree that Sotera has the right to use, without any payment or accounting to you or others, any concepts, know-how or ideas that you (and those who act on your behalf) transmit to or through this Site or to us through email.

Links to Other Websites

As you view this Site, you may notice links to third-party websites. These links are provided for your convenience only. If you use these links, you will leave this Site. Certain of these third-party websites may make use of our copyrights, trademarks, service marks, logos or other intellectual property under license from Sotera. Sotera is not responsible for the availability or content of these other websites or for any viruses or other damaging elements encountered in linking to a third-party website. In addition, providing links to these websites does not represent endorsement or approval by Sotera of the organizations sponsoring such third-party websites or their products or services.

These Terms do not apply to any other website. You should review the terms of use for any other website that you visit.

Jurisdictional Issues

This Site is controlled and operated by Sotera from our offices within the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States. Sotera makes no representation that materials in the Site are appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who choose to access this Site from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for complying with applicable local laws. If you do not know or are in any doubt as to whether the website can be lawfully used by you, you should not use this Site for any purpose. Access to this Site from jurisdictions where the contents of this Site are illegal or penalized is prohibited. Due to the nature of the internet, if you are visiting this Site from a country other than the United States, your use will result in the transfer of information across international boundaries; by using this Site you consent to such transfers.

Termination

Sotera may terminate your use of this Site at any time and for any reason without notice, including for conduct violating these Terms. Upon any such termination, you must destroy all Materials obtained from this Site and all copies thereof. The provisions of these Terms concerning Site security, prohibited activities, intellectual property, unsolicited ideas, disclaimer, limitation of liability, indemnity, jurisdictional issues, and disputes shall survive any such termination.

Disclaimer

THE MATERIALS ON THIS SITE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, SOTERA DEFENSE SOLUTIONS, INC. DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. SOTERA DEFENSE SOLUTIONS, INC. DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THIS SITE OR THE MATERIALS WILL BE ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED OR THAT THIS SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES THE SITE AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. SOTERA DEFENSE SOLUTIONS, INC. DOES NOT MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES REGARDING THE USE OF THE MATERIALS ON THIS SITE IN TERMS OF THEIR CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY OR OTHERWISE. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE DISCLAIMER OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO PART OF THE FOREGOING MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

Limitation of Liability

TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL SOTERA DEFENS SOLUTIONS, INC. BE LIABLE FOR ANY COMPENSATORY, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL, INDIRECT, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THIS SITE OR THE MATERIALS ON IT, EVEN IF SOTERA DEFENSE SOLUTIONS, INC. HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY SUCH DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

Indemnity

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold Sotera and its directors, officers, employees, agents and contractors harmless from and against any and all claims, damages, losses, costs (including without limitation reasonable attorneys’ fees) or other expenses that arise directly or indirectly out of or from (i) your breach of any provision of these Terms; or (ii) your activities in connection with this Site.

Children

This Site is not intended for children under the age of 13, and Sotera does not seek through this Site to gather personal information from or about persons under the age of 13. By using this Site, you affirm that you are 13 or older and possess the legal right and ability to create binding obligations for any liability you may incur as a result of the use of this Site.

Privacy

Any collection through this Site and use of personally identifiable information about you is subject to our Privacy Policy available at http://soteradefense.com/privacy-policy/

Other

By choosing to visit this Site or otherwise provide information to Sotera, you agree that any dispute over your use of this Site or these Terms will be governed by the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law. You also consent to the adjudication of any disputes arising in connection with our Site in the federal and state courts of Fairfax County in Virginia.

If any provision of these Terms is unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these Terms and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.

If you have any questions regarding these Terms, please submit your inquiry to info@soteradefense.com.

We will endeavor to respond to you promptly.