Here Engineering complies with the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor Framework and the U.S.-Swiss Safe Harbor Framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information from the European Union member countries and Switzerland. Here Engineering has certified that it adheres to the Safe Harbor Privacy Principles of notice, choice, onward transfer, security, data integrity, access, and enforcement. To learn more about the Safe Harbor program, and to view Here Engineering certification, please visit http://www.export.gov/safeharbor/.
INFORMATION COLLECTED ON OUR SITE
When you interact with the Site, you may provide personal information to Here Engineering in a variety of ways, such as when you request information from us, complete a registration form, request a case study, apply for a job, or initiate other transactions. When you do so, you may submit certain information to us, such as your name, email address, job title, company information, mailing address, and phone number.
We may use this information collected on the Site for a variety of purposes:
Sending you information or materials you may request
Responding to your questions and concerns
Providing you a newsletter or other marketing communications
Operating and improving the Site
Improving our products and services and our marketing efforts
Conducting research and analysis
Processing and delivering contest entries and rewards
Enabling you to post your resume, search job postings, and contact us or be contacted by us
Linking or combining your information with other personal information we may receive from third parties, to help better understand you and serve you better
When you visit the Site, some information is automatically collected. For example, we collect information on the pages you have visited and the contents of those pages, any information you input, your referring URL or IP address, the time of your visit and related session information, your requested page, browser type, USR agent, status of request (successful reply), cookies, number of bytes in the response, and query string. We use this data to better understand usage of the Site in the aggregate so that we know what areas of our Site users prefer. This information is stored in log files and is used for aggregated and statistical reporting.
The Site may also use 3rd party vendor re-marketing tracking cookies, including the Google Adwords tracking cookie. This allows Here Engineering to make special offers and continue to market our products across the Internet to those who have shown interest on the Site. As always, we respect your privacy and are not collecting any identifiable information through the use of Google’s or any other third party remarketing system. Users may opt out of the use of Google cookies at the following URL: http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html
Please note that clicking a link within a Here Engineering email may result in a cookie being placed on your computer/device. If you do not wish to receive a cookie from a link in an email or on the Here Engineering website, you may, depending on your browser version, elect to block all cookies. Most browsers have an option for turning off the cookie feature, which will prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, as well as (depending on the sophistication of your browser software) allow you to decide on acceptance of each new cookie in a variety of ways. We recommend that you leave the cookies activated in order to access optimal features on the Site.
INFORMATION COLLECTED BY OUR APPLICATIONS
When you register to use the Applications, Here Engineering collects your email address and we may ask you to provide us additional information. We use this information to create a registration profile and to validate your registration when you log in to the Applications. In some cases, our customers have implemented a Single Sign On registration process where the login credentials you use with the customer’s service are shared with Here Engineering. Once you have registered, you may also voluntarily provide additional information to the Applications, such as your name, updated address information, and other profile information.
The Applications are often embedded in our customers’ websites or in other third party sites, and may be controlled by our customers or other third parties. Our Applications may also contain links to third party sites that are not owned or controlled by Here Engineering. Those websites and third party sites may have other terms and privacy policies that govern their use that are different from these terms. Please be aware that Here Engineering is not responsible for the privacy practices of third party sites. Here Engineering encourages you to be aware of who controls the sites that you visit and to read the privacy statements of all sites that collect personally identifiable information.
SHARING, DISCLOSURE, AND TRANSFER
With your consent, for example when you agree that we may share your information with third parties for their own marketing purposes
With third party vendors, consultants, and other service providers who need access to your information to provide services
If we believe that it is reasonably necessary to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding alleged illegal activities; violations of our terms of service or other agreements; fraud, security, or technical issues; to protect our rights or property; or situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person
To comply with a law or regulation or a request regarding any legal proceeding
We may also use and share aggregated information that does not identify you as an individual.
Regardless of where you live or where you provide information to us, you authorize Here Engineering to use your information worldwide and to export your information to the United States and other countries.
DATA STORAGE AND SECURITY
CHOICES REGARDING YOUR INFORMATION
You may opt out of receiving promotional emails from us by following the instructions in those emails. If you opt out, we may still send you non-promotional emails, such as emails about your use of the Applications or our ongoing business relations. You may also send requests about your contact preferences and changes to your information including requests to opt out of sharing your personal information with third parties by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
OUR POLICY TOWARDS CHILDREN
Neither the Site nor the Applications are directed toward persons under 13 and Here Engineering do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If you believe that we may have any personal information from a child under 13, please contact us at email@example.com. If Here Engineering becomes aware that a child under 13 has submitted personal information to the Site or the Applications, Here Engineering will take steps to remove such information and terminate the child's access to the Site and the Applications.
INTERNATIONAL USERS – APPLICABLE LAW
Here Engineering has certified that it adheres to the Safe Harbor Principles of notice, choice, onward transfer, security, data integrity, access, and enforcement. To learn more about the Safe Harbor program, and to view Here Engineering’s certification, please visit http://www.export.gov/safeharbor/.
If you have any questions or comments, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Our physical mailing address is:
135 Main Street, No. 193
Brunswick, ME 04011
The website located at www.hereengineering.com (the “Site”) (the “Site”) is a copyrighted work belonging to Here Engineering doing business as Here Engineering (“Company”, “we”, “our,” and “us”). Certain features of the Site may be subject to additional guidelines, terms, or rules, which will be posted on the Site in connection with such features. All such additional terms, guidelines, and rules are incorporated by reference into these Terms.
1.1 Account Creation
In order to use certain features of the Site, you must register for an account (“Account”) and provide certain information about yourself as prompted by the account registration form. You represent and warrant that: (a) all required registration information you submit is truthful and accurate; and (b) you will maintain the accuracy of such information. You may delete your Account at any time, for any reason, by sending an email to us at email@example.com and telling us, with sufficient detail, that you wish to delete your Account with us. Company may suspend or terminate your Account in accordance with Section 10.
1.2 Account Responsibilities
You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your Account login information and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your Account. You agree to immediately notify Company of any unauthorized use, or suspected unauthorized use of your Account or any other breach of security. Company cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with the above requirements.
2. ACCESS TO THE SITE
Subject to these Terms, Company grants you a non-transferable, non-exclusive, revocable, limited license to use and access the Site solely for your own personal, noncommercial use.
2.2 Certain Restrictions
The rights granted to you in these Terms are subject to the following restrictions: (a) you shall not license, sell, rent, lease, transfer, assign, distribute, host, or otherwise commercially exploit the Site, whether in whole or in part, or any content displayed on the Site; (b) you shall not modify, make derivative works of, disassemble, reverse compile or reverse engineer any part of the Site; (c) you shall not access the Site in order to build a similar or competitive website, product, or service; and (d) except as expressly stated herein, no part of the Site may be copied, reproduced, distributed, republished, downloaded, displayed, posted or transmitted in any form or by any means. Unless otherwise indicated, any future release, update, or other addition to functionality of the Site shall be subject to these Terms. All copyright and other proprietary notices on the Site (or on any content displayed on the Site) must be retained on all copies thereof.
Company reserves the right, at any time, to modify, suspend, or discontinue the Site (in whole or in part) with or without notice to you. You agree that Company will not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension, or discontinuation of the Site or any part thereof.
2.4 No Support or Maintenance
You acknowledge and agree that Company will have no obligation to provide you with any support or maintenance in connection with the Site.
Excluding any User Content that you may provide (defined in Section 3.1 below), you acknowledge that all the intellectual property rights, including copyrights, patents, trade marks, and trade secrets, in the Site and its content are owned by Company or Company’s suppliers. Neither these Terms (nor your access to the Site) transfers to you or any third party any rights, title or interest in or to such intellectual property rights, except for the limited access rights expressly set forth in Section 2.1. Company and its suppliers reserve all rights not granted in these Terms. There are no implied licenses granted under these Terms.
3. USER CONTENT
3.1 User Content
3.3 Acceptable Use Policy
The following terms constitute our “Acceptable Use Policy”: (a) You agree not to use the Site to collect, upload, transmit, display, or distribute any User Content (i) that violates any third-party right, including any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, moral right, privacy right, right of publicity, or any other intellectual property or proprietary right; (ii) that is unlawful, harassing, abusive, tortious, threatening, harmful, invasive of another’s privacy, vulgar, defamatory, false, intentionally misleading, trade libelous, pornographic, obscene, patently offensive, promotes racism, bigotry, hatred, or physical harm of any kind against any group or individual or is otherwise objectionable; (iii) that is harmful to minors in any way; or (iv) that is in violation of any law, regulation, or obligations or restrictions imposed by any third party. (b) In addition, you agree not to: (i) upload, transmit, or distribute to or through the Site any computer viruses, worms, or any software intended to damage or alter a computer system or data; (ii) send through the Site unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, junk mail, spam, chain letters, pyramid schemes, or any other form of duplicative or unsolicited messages, whether commercial or otherwise; (iii) use the Site to harvest, collect, gather or assemble information or data regarding other users, including e-mail addresses, without their consent; (iv) interfere with, disrupt, or create an undue burden on servers or networks connected to the Site, or violate the regulations, policies or procedures of such networks; (v) attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Site (or to other computer systems or networks connected to or used together with the Site), whether through password mining or any other means; (vi) harass or interfere with any other user’s use and enjoyment of the Site; or (vi) use software or automated agents or scripts to produce multiple accounts on the Site, or to generate automated searches, requests, or queries to (or to strip, scrape, or mine data from) the Site (provided, however, that we conditionally grant to the operators of public search engines revocable permission to use spiders to copy materials from the Site for the sole purpose of and solely to the extent necessary for creating publicly available searchable indices of the materials, but not caches or archives of such materials, subject to the parameters set forth in our robots.txt file).
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5. THIRD-PARTY LINKS & ADS; OTHER USERS
5.1 Third-Party Links & Ads
The Site may contain links to third-party websites and services, and/or display advertisements for third parties (collectively, “Third-Party Links & Ads”). Such Third-Party Links & Ads are not under the control of Company, and Company is not responsible for any Third-Party Links & Ads. Company provides access to these Third-Party Links & Ads only as a convenience to you, and does not review, approve, monitor, endorse, warrant, or make any representations with respect to Third-Party Links & Ads. You use all Third-Party Links & Ads at your own risk, and should apply a suitable level of caution and discretion in doing so. When you click on any of the Third-Party Links & Ads, the applicable third party’s terms and policies apply, including the third party’s privacy and data gathering practices. You should make whatever investigation you feel necessary or appropriate before proceeding with any transaction in connection with such Third-Party Links & Ads.
5.2 Other Users
Each Site user is solely responsible for any and all of its own User Content. Because we do not control User Content, you acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible for any User Content, whether provided by you or by others. We make no guarantees regarding the accuracy, currency, suitability, or quality of any User Content. Your interactions with other Site users are solely between you and such users. You agree that Company will not be responsible for any loss or damage incurred as the result of any such interactions. If there is a dispute between you and any Site user, we are under no obligation to become involved.
You agree to indemnify and hold Company (and its officers, employees, and agents) harmless, including costs and attorneys’ fees, from any claim or demand made by any third party due to or arising out of (a) your use of the Site, (b) your User Content, (c) your violation of these Terms; or (d) your violation of applicable laws or regulations. Company reserves the right, at your expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter for which you are required to indemnify us, and you agree to cooperate with our defense of these claims. You agree not to settle any matter without the prior written consent of Company. Company will use reasonable efforts to notify you of any such claim, action or proceeding upon becoming aware of it.
You hereby release and forever discharge the Company (and our officers, employees, agents, successors, and assigns) from, and hereby waive and relinquish, each and every past, present, and future dispute, claim, controversy, demand, right, obligation, liability, action, and cause of action of every kind and nature (including personal injuries, death, and property damage), that has arisen or arises directly or indirectly out of, or that relates directly or indirectly to, the Site (including any interactions with, or act or omission of, other Site users or any Third-Party Links and Ads). YOU HEREBY EXPRESSLY WAIVE AND RELINQUISH ALL RIGHTS AND BENEFITS WITH RESPECT TO THE RELEASES AND/OR DISCHARGES GRANTED HEREIN, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE RELEASES AND/OR DISCHARGES OF UNKNOWN CLAIMS.
THE SITE IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS-IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS, AND, TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, COMPANY AND OUR SUPPLIERS EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED, OR STATUTORY, INCLUDING ALL WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, QUIET ENJOYMENT, ACCURACY, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. NEITHER WE NOR OUR SUPPLIERS MAKE ANY WARRANTY THAT THE SITE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, WILL BE AVAILABLE ON AN UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE BASIS, OR WILL BE ACCURATE, RELIABLE, FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL CODE, COMPLETE, LEGAL, OR SAFE. IF APPLICABLE LAW REQUIRES ANY WARRANTIES WITH RESPECT TO THE SITE, ALL SUCH WARRANTIES ARE LIMITED IN DURATION TO NINETY (90) DAYS FROM THE DATE OF FIRST USE.
9. LIMITATION ON LIABILITY
TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL COMPANY OR OUR SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY LOST PROFITS, LOST DATA, COSTS OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE PRODUCTS, OR ANY INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING FROM OR RELATING TO THESE TERMS OR YOUR USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE SITE, EVEN IF COMPANY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. ACCESS TO, AND USE OF, THE SITE IS AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK, AND YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR DEVICE OR COMPUTER SYSTEM, OR LOSS OF DATA RESULTING THEREFROM. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING TO THE CONTRARY CONTAINED HEREIN, OUR LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ANY DAMAGES ARISING FROM OR RELATED TO THESE TERMS (FOR ANY CAUSE WHATSOEVER AND REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OF THE ACTION), WILL AT ALL TIMES BE LIMITED TO A MAXIMUM OF ONE HUNDRED US DOLLARS (U.S. $100). THE EXISTENCE OF MORE THAN ONE CLAIM WILL NOT ENLARGE THIS LIMIT. YOU AGREE THAT OUR SUPPLIERS WILL HAVE NO LIABILITY OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM OR RELATING TO THESE TERMS
10. TERM AND TERMINATION
Subject to this Section, these Terms will remain in full force and effect while you use the Site. We may suspend or terminate your rights to use the Site (including your Account) at any time for any reason at our sole discretion, including for any use of the Site in violation of these Terms. Upon termination of your rights under these Terms, your Account and right to access and use the Site will terminate immediately. You understand that any termination of your Account may involve deletion of your User Content associated with your Account from our live databases. Company will not have any liability whatsoever to you for any termination of your rights under these Terms, including for termination of your Account or deletion of your User Content. Even after your rights under these Terms are terminated, the following provisions of these Terms will remain in effect: Sections 2.2-2.5, Section 3 and Sections 5 –14.
We reserve the right (but have no obligation) to review any User Content, and to investigate any violation of these Terms, and/or take appropriate remedial action against you in our sole discretion if you violate the Acceptable Use Policy or any other provision of these Terms or otherwise create liability for us or any other person. Such action may include removing or modifying your User Content, terminating your Account in accordance with Section 10, and/or reporting you to law enforcement authorities.
12. COPYRIGHT POLICY
Company respects the intellectual property of others and asks that users of our Site do the same. In connection with our Site, we have adopted and implemented a policy respecting copyright law that provides for the removal of any infringing materials and for the termination, in appropriate circumstances, of users of our online Site who are infringers of intellectual property rights, including copyrights. If you believe that one of our users is, through the use of our Site, unlawfully infringing the copyright(s) in a work, and wish to have the allegedly infringing material removed, the following information in the form of a written notification (pursuant to 17 U.S.C. § 512(c)) must be provided to our designated Copyright
your physical or electronic signature;
identification of the copyrighted work(s) that you claim to have been infringed;
identification of the material on our services that you claim is infringing and that you request us to remove;
sufficient information to permit us to locate such material;
your address, telephone number, and e-mail address;
a statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the objectionable material is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or under the law; and
a statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that you are either the owner of the copyright that has allegedly been infringed or that you are authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner.
Please note that, pursuant to 17 U.S.C. § 512(f), any misrepresentation of material fact (falsities) in a written notification automatically subjects the complaining party to liability for any damages, costs and attorney’s fees incurred by us in connection with the written notification and allegation of copyright infringement.
Send a request for designated Copyright Agent for Company to: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you provide Company with any feedback or suggestions regarding the Site or any content on the Site (“Feedback”), you hereby assign to Company all rights in such Feedback and agree that Company shall have the right to use and fully exploit such Feedback and related information in any manner it deems appropriate. Company will treat any Feedback you provide to Company as non-confidential and non-proprietary. You agree that you will not submit to Company any information or ideas that you consider to be confidential or proprietary.
These Terms are subject to occasional revision, and if we make any substantial changes, we may notify you by sending you an e-mail to the last e-mail address you provided to us (if any), and/or by posting notice of the changes on our Site. You are responsible for providing us with your most current e-mail address. In the event that the last e-mail address that you have provided us is not valid, or for any reason is not capable of delivering to you the notice described above, our dispatch of the e-mail containing such notice will nonetheless constitute effective notice of the changes described in the notice. Any changes to these Terms will be effective upon the earlier of thirty (30) calendar days following our dispatch of an e-mail notice to you (if applicable) or thirty (30) calendar days following our posting of notice of the changes on our Site. These changes will be effective immediately for new users of our Site. Continued use of our Site following notice of such changes shall indicate your acknowledgement of such changes and agreement to be bound by the terms and conditions of such changes.
14.2 Governing Law and Dispute Resolution
(a) You agree that all matters relating to your access and use of the Site, including all disputes, will be governed by the laws of the United States and the laws of the State of Maine without regard to its conflict of laws provisions. The United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods and the Uniform Computer Transactions Act are specifically excluded from application to this Agreement.
(b) Any claim or dispute arising from your access and use of the Site shall be resolved in the United States District Court for Maine, Portland Office or the Superior and Municipal Courts of the State of Maine in Portland, Maine, and you submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction thereof, and waive any venue or jurisdiction objections against such courts.
(c) Notwithstanding the foregoing, in the event of your or other’s unauthorized access to or use of the Site or its content in violation of these Terms, you agree that we are entitled to apply for injunctive remedies (or an equivalent type of urgent legal relief) in any jurisdiction.
The Site may be subject to U.S. export control laws and may be subject to export or import regulations in other countries. You agree not to export, re-export, or transfer, directly or indirectly, any U.S. technical data acquired from Company, or any products utilizing such data, in violation of the United States export laws or regulations.
14.4 Electronic Communications
The communications between you and Company use electronic means, whether you use the Site or send us emails, or whether Company posts notices on the Site or communicates with you via email. For contractual purposes, you (a) consent to receive communications from Company in an electronic form; and (b) agree that all terms and conditions, agreements, notices, disclosures, and other communications that Company provides to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications would satisfy if it were be in a hardcopy writing. The foregoing does not affect your non-waivable rights.
14.5 Entire Terms
These Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and us regarding the use of the Site. Our failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms shall not operate as a waiver of such right or provision. The section titles in these Terms are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect. The word “including” means “including without limitation.” If any provision of these Terms is, for any reason, held to be invalid, unenforceable, or illegal, the other provisions of these Terms will be unimpaired and the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed modified so that it is valid and enforceable to the maximum extent permitted by law. Your relationship to Company is that of an independent contractor, and neither party is an agent or partner of the other. These Terms, and your rights and obligations herein, may not be assigned, subcontracted, delegated, or otherwise transferred by you without Company’s prior written consent, and any attempted assignment, subcontract, delegation, or transfer in violation of the foregoing will be null and void. Company may freely assign these Terms. The terms and conditions set forth in these Terms shall be binding upon assignees.
14.6 Copyright/Trademark Information
Copyright © 2018, Here Engineering Services LLC (DBA Here Engineering). All rights reserved. All trademarks, logos and service marks (“Marks”) displayed on the Site are our property or the property of other third parties. You are not permitted to use these Marks without our prior written consent or the consent of such third party which may own the Marks.
14.7 Contact Information
135 Maine St.
Tel: (207) 208-8094
Fax: (781) 443-8418