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The information and features included in this Web Site have been compiled from a variety of sources, are for informational and entertainment purposes only, and are subject to change at any time without notice. This Web Site and all information it contains are provided "AS IS." By accessing or linking to this Web Site, you assume the risk that the information on this Web Site may be incomplete, inaccurate, out of date, or may not meet your needs and requirements. JobSparx may add, change, discontinue, remove or suspend any of the Content at any time, without notice and without liability. 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Our copyright Agent is Amy Motisi, who may be reached by telephone at (281) 440-7733or by email at info@jobsparx.com If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please promptly provide JobSparx's Copyright Agent the following information: 1. an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest; 2. a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed; 3. a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Web Site; 4. your address, telephone number and email address; 5. a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent or the law; 6. a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are either the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf. 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Without in any way limiting our right to remove or edit content, when using the Web Site, you are prohibited from: (i) violating any law (ii) violating any right of JobSparx or any third party; (iii) posting material that is abusive, obscene, profane, vulgar, defamatory, threatening or hateful; (iv) posting material that is false or misleading; (v) uploading or transmitting viruses, Trojan horses or other harmful, disruptive or destructive files or posting material that unfairly interferes with any third party's uninterrupted use and enjoyment of the Web Site; (vi) posting material that advertises, promotes or offers to trade any goods or services, except in areas specifically designated for such purpose; and/or (vii) using or attempting to use another's information, account, password, service or system except as expressly permitted. (collectively, "Non-Approved Content"). Please note that the Web Site does not accept unsolicited materials or ideas for use or publication. 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In addition, you agree that, subject only to our Privacy Policy: (i) transmitting, submitting and/or posting any communication or material to the Web Site, JobSparx and/or the JobSparx Affiliates by electronic mail, in user forums, or otherwise, including submitting any data, questions, comments, suggestions, personally identifying information or the like is, and will be treated as, non-confidential and non-proprietary; (ii) anything you transmit, submit and/or post to the Web Site, JobSparx and/or the JobSparx Affiliates may be modified, altered, displayed, archived, stored, distributed, reproduced, disclosed, transmitted, published, broadcast and/or posted in any form, media, software or technology of any kind now known or developed in the future for any purposes; and (iii) JobSparx is free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques contained in any communication you send to the Web Site, JobSparx and/or the JobSparx Affiliates, for any purpose whatsoever including, without limitation, developing, manufacturing and marketing products using such information. You waive any moral rights you may have in any such material you submit, even if such material is altered or changed in a manner not agreeable to you. By submitting materials to this Web Site, JobSparx and/or the JobSparx Affiliates, you represent that such materials are accurate and original with you and do not violate the rights of any third parties, including, without limitation, any intellectual property rights and rights of publicity and/or privacy. All submissions to the Web Site, JobSparx and/or the JobSparx Affiliates shall be the sole property of JobSparx and will not be returned. Linking Policy If you link to this Web Site, we require that you follow these guidelines. The link to this Web Site must not damage, dilute or tarnish the goodwill associated with any JobSparx names and/or intellectual property, nor may the link create the false appearance that your web site and/or organization is sponsored by, endorsed by, affiliated and/or associated with JobSparx. You agree that you will not link to the Web Site from any source that is unlawful, abusive, indecent or obscene, that promotes violence or illegal acts, that contains expressions of racism, that is libelous, defamatory, scandalous, or inflammatory or is otherwise inappropriate. If you do link to the Web Site, you may link only to the home page, and not to any other page, directory or subdomain of the Web Site. Under no circumstances may you "frame" this Web Site or alter its intellectual property or Content in any way. JobSparx reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate a link with any Web site that it deems inappropriate or inconsistent with the Web Site and/or these Terms. Neither JobSparx nor the JobSparx Affiliates are responsible for the content or performance of any portion of the Internet including other World Wide Web sites to which this Web Site may be linked or from which this Web Site may be accessed. Users are requested to inform JobSparx of any errors of inappropriate material found on web sites to which this Web Site is or may be linked. Membership & Registration Certain areas of the Web Site may require registration or may otherwise ask you to provide information to participate in certain features or access certain content. The decision to provide this information is purely optional; however, if you elect not to provide such information, you may not be able to access certain content or participate in certain features of the Web Site. When you provide information to the Web Site, you agree to provide only true, accurate, current and complete information on all registration pages. If you register with the Web Site, you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password, if any, and agree you will not sell, transfer or assign your membership or any membership rights. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password, if any, and for restricting access to your computer so that others may not access the password protected portion of the Web Site using your name in whole or in part. JobSparx reserves the right to terminate membership and/or deny access to the Web Site to any person in its sole discretion. Fees & Payments JobSparx reserves the right at any time to charge fees for access to all or portions of the Web Site. However, in no event will you be charged for access to the Web Site unless we obtain your prior agreement to pay such charges. You shall pay all fees and charges incurred through your account, including, without limitation, to charges for any products or services offered for sale through the Web Site by JobSparx or by any other company at the rates in effect for the billing period in which such fees and charges are incurred. All fees and charges shall be billed to and paid for by you. You shall pay all applicable taxes relating to use of the Web Site. Location JobSparx operates the Web Site in the United States. Information contained on the Web Site may not be appropriate or available for use in other locations, and access to this Web Site from territories where the content of the Web Site may be illegal is prohibited. If you access the Web Site from other locations, you do so on your own initiative and you are solely responsible for compliance with applicable local laws. You may not use the Web Site or export the Content in violation of U.S. export laws and regulations. These Terms shall be construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the State of Texas, without regard to its conflicts of law principles and will specifically not be governed by the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods, if otherwise applicable. Any cause of action filed by you with respect to the Terms and/or your use of this Web Site must be filed in the County of Harris, City of Houston, State of Texas within ninety (90) days after the occurrence of the facts giving rise to the cause of action, otherwise the cause shall be forever barred. Violations Of These Terms JobSparx will determine your compliance with these Terms in its sole discretion. Any violation of these Terms may result in restrictions on your access to all or part of the Web Site and may be referred to law enforcement authorities. No waiver of any of these Terms shall be of any force or effect unless made in writing and signed by a duly authorized officer of JobSparx. JobSparx reserves the right to modify or discontinue this Web Site, or any portion thereof without notice to you or any third party. Upon termination of your membership or access to the Web Site, or upon demand by JobSparx, you must destroy all materials obtained from this Web Site and all related documentation and all copies and installations thereof. You are advised that JobSparx will aggressively enforce its rights to the fullest extent of the law, including, without limitation, the seeking of criminal prosecution against you. Contact Us For questions or comments regarding these Terms and/or the Web Site please contact info@jobsparx.com