Terms of Use

YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE CONSTITUTES YOUR AGREEMENT TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS OF USE.

This eBureau website, including its features and content, is a service made available by eBureau.  The eBureau website is defined herein to include www.ebureau.com and all other web pages operated exclusively by eBureau.  By using our website, you consent to the collection, use and storage of your personal and other information as described in this Terms of Use and our Privacy Policy

NO UNLAWFUL OR PROHIBITED USE.
As a condition to your use of this website and service you warrant to eBureau that you will not use the website or service for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, or notices.  You may not use the website in any manner that could damage, disable, or overburden the website (including its functionality and appearances) or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the website.  You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the website, including use of network monitoring or discovery software to determine the website architecture or extract information about usage and users. 

TRADEMARKS AND COPYRIGHTS.
The trademarks, service marks and logos (“Marks”) used in this website or service are owned by eBureau and its parent, subsidiaries, agents, providers or licensors, and are registered and unregistered trademarks.  The owner of the Marks has exclusive rights to the Marks.  Any unauthorized use of the Marks is strictly prohibited, which means you may not use or display the Marks without the prior written permission of the Marks’ owner.  

Copyright 2014 eBureau, LLC.  All Rights Reserved.  Except as expressly stated otherwise, eBureau owns all content and materials contained in or on the web site, including but not limited to text, information, layout, design, graphics, assembly, and services (“Content”).  The Content is protected by worldwide copyright laws, and such materials may not be copied, reproduced, uploaded, posted, modified, transmitted, or distributed in any way without the prior written permission of eBureau or its licensors.  eBureau does not grant any express or implied rights to you under any patents, copyrights, trademarks, or trade secrets.  These restrictions do not apply to content or materials already in the public domain.  

DATA SECURITY AND TRANSMISSIONS.
We seek to use a variety of reasonable electronic, physical, technical and procedural security measures intended to safeguard the confidentiality and integrity of your personal and other information.  Transmissions or submissions over the Internet may not be secure.  You are responsible for ensuring security prior to sending personal or confidential information over the Internet.

PASSWORDS AND USER ID.
You agree and understand that you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality and integrity of passwords and user IDs associated with your access and accounts.  You will be solely responsible for all activities under your account.  You agree to notify eBureau immediately in the event you become aware of any threatened or actual unauthorized use of your password, user ID, or account.   

PRIVACY.
For more information on eBureau’s data protection practices, please see eBureau’s Privacy Policy.   The policy explains how eBureau treats and protects personal and other information.  The policy also provides details on requesting opt out status.

COMMENTS AND UNSOLICITED IDEAS.
When you provide eBureau with feedback, comments and ideas (“Feedback”), such Feedback becomes the property of eBureau, and is not considered confidential or personal.  You are giving eBureau a perpetual, royalty free, worldwide, unlimited license and right to do whatever eBureau desires to do with the Feedback, including but not limited to, use, modify, distribute, create additional or derivative works for any purpose.  eBureau is under no obligation to you if you provide such Feedback.

NO PROFESSIONAL ADVICE.
The content of this website is not intended to provide legal, accounting or other professional advice.  If you require professional advice or assistance, please consult with the appropriate professional.

LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES.
We may provide links to websites that are owned or operated by other companies (“third party websites”).  When you use a link online to visit a third party website, you will be subject to that website’s terms of use, privacy policy and security practices.  eBureau does not control these third party websites and is not responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any information, data, advice, opinions or statements made on these third party websites.  eBureau provides these links as a convenience and does not endorse the companies or content contained on any such website.  

INDEMNIFICATION.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold eBureau, its parent, officers, directors, employees, agents, affiliates, licensors, suppliers, subsidiaries, and representatives harmless from and against any and all claims, losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorney fees, arising or resulting from any violation of these Terms of Use by you, your use of the website,  from information provided by you, or your violation of a right of any other person or entity.

NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES.
THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, PRODUCTS, SOFTWARE, AND SERVICES AVAILABLE THROUGH OR INCLUDED IN THE EBUREAU WEBSITE MAY INCLUDE ERRORS OR INACCURACIES.  EBUREAU AND/OR ITS LICENSORS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE AVAILABILITY, RELIABILITY, SUITABILITY, TIMELINESS, OR ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, PRODUCTS, SOFTWARE, AND SERVICES FOR ANY PURPOSE TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW.  ALL SUCH INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, PRODUCTS, SOFTWARE, AND SERVICES ARE PROVIDED ON “AS IS,” “AS AVAILABLE” WITH NO WARRANTY  AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THIS INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, PRODUCTS, SOFTWARE, AND SERVICES, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.  

LIMITS ON LIABILITY.
TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT WILL BUREAU OR ITS PARENT, SISTER COMPANIES, SUBSIDIARIES, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, PROVIDERS, OR LICENSORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING DAMAGES FOR LOST PROFITS, DATA OR USE, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED TO THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THE EBUREAU WEBSITE OR RELATED SERVICES, THE PROVISION OF SERVICES, OR FOR INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, PRODUCTS, SOFTWARE, AND SERVICES AVAILABLE THROUGH OR INCLUDED IN THE EBUREAU WEBSITE OR OTHERWISE THROUGH USE OF THE WEBSITE, WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF EBUREAU HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF DAMAGES.  IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH THE WEBSITE OR THESE TERMS OF USE, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THE EBUREAU WEBSITE.  

MAINTENANCE OF SERVICES - US ONLY.
The web site and services are maintained by eBureau in the United States and are not intended to subject eBureau or its licensors to the laws or jurisdictions of any state, country or territory other than that of the United States.  The website and any online services are intended for a United States audience.

CHANGES TO TERMS OF USE.
We may change these Terms of Use at any time.  Any changes will become effective when we post the revised Terms of Use.  Your use of the online services following these changes means that you accept the revised Terms of Use.  You are solely responsible for monitoring changes to the Terms of Use.

GENERAL.
The Terms of Use constitute the entire legal agreement between you and eBureau and govern your use of the web site, its Content, and services (excluding any products and services provided under separate written agreements), and replace, in their entirety, any prior terms of use or agreements between you and eBureau concerning the web site, its contents and services.

The validity of these Terms of Use and the enforcement of the terms, and the interpretation of the rights and duties of the parties will be governed by the domestic laws of the State of Minnesota, without regard to its conflict of laws provisions.  You agree that any dispute or action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to the Terms of Use, this web site or its content, will be adjudicated exclusively by a court of competent jurisdiction in Minnesota.  You consent and submit to the personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purpose of litigating any action.  Additionally, you agree any claim or action must be brought within one year.

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

You agree that eBureau may provide you with notices, including those regarding changes to the Terms of Use, by regular mail, email, or postings on the web site.

You agree that if eBureau does not enforce or exercise any legal right or remedy under these Terms of Use, such inaction will not be deemed to be a waiver of such right or remedy. 

eBureau may terminate your access to the web site or contents for any reason at any time without prior notice to you.  

Upon termination of these Terms of Use, certain legal obligations, liabilities, and rights provisions found herein will be unaffected by the termination and the provisions will continue to apply indefinitely.  Those provisions are those that any rights, confidentiality, indemnification, disclaimers, limitations, liabilities, and confidentiality.

Notices concerning these Terms of Use should be directed to privacy@ebureau.com

Copyright 2014, eBureau, LLC. All rights reserved.


DATE OF LAST MODIFICATION August 1, 2014