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You may use, copy and distribute the materials found on Quality Plus Consulting web sites for internal, noncommercial, informational purposes only. All copies that you make of the material must bear any copyright, trademark or other proprietary notice located on the site which pertains to the material being copied. Except as authorized in this paragraph, you are not being granted a license under any copyright, trademark, patent or other intellectual property right in the material or the products, services, processes or technology described therein. All such rights are retained by Quality Plus Consulting LLC, its subsidiaries and/or any third party owner of such rights.
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No portion of the document may be separated and distributed separately without the written permission of Quality Plus Consulting.
The document can not be included in any publication, such as, but not limited to: magazines, books, newspapers or newsletters, without the written permission of Quality Plus Consulting.
The document can not be included in any software compilation using media such as, but not limited to: CD-ROM, tape backup, optical disks, hard disks or memory cards, without the written permission of Quality Plus Consulting.
The document can not be recompiled, modified or not, and distributed without the written permission of Quality Plus Consulting.
Visitors are encouraged to send submissions and error fixes to the author, but the author is in no way obliged to utilize these enhancements or fixes.
In the event of ambiguity or omission within this notice, all rights and ownership are retained by Quality Plus Consulting.
One can visit our Web sites with privacy. A Web site visitor can choose to provide customer-specific information by ordering a product or service, sending us e-mail, or registering on a company Web site. Any information provided by a Web site visitor is held strictly confidential within Quality Plus Consulting , or its authorized agent and will not be sold to any other organization or business, but will be shared as necessary with third party suppliers, vendors, or agents whose services you use, or from when you make requests or purchases.
Types of Customer Information
On some Web pages users can order products, make requests or register to receive information. Such customer-specific information will be used to fulfill the specific request or purpose for which it was provided. In addition, such voluntarily provided information may be occasionally used to offer products and services that may be of interest.
Privacy of Online Personal Information
While Quality Plus Consulting may use this information to contact or send materials to you for marketing purposes, we will take commercially reasonable steps to safeguard the information from unauthorized access. We will not make customer-specific information that is gathered on our site available to unaffiliated organizations for commercial purposes unrelated to the business of Quality Plus Consulting, except with the customer's permission, as required by law, for safety reasons, or to survey customer satisfaction, under nondisclosure protection. We use the information provided when placing an order to complete that order. We do not share that information with outside parties except as necessary to fulfill the online order (e.g., providing the "ship to" address and other necessary information to our shipper or the vendor.) We may also use that information to offer other products or services of interest. We do not sell customer information from our Web sites to any outside party.
Collection and Use of Personal Information
Information collected online may be used within Quality Plus Consulting, or by an authorized agent to inform the user about services and products of potential interest. Customers might be contacted by telephone, direct mail, or e-mail to keep them up-to-date on new products and services offered by Quality Plus Consulting, or an authorized agent. Quality Plus Consulting does not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer outside the company personally identifiable information that visitors voluntarily provide in any registration. Examples of information that Quality Plus Consulting may collect include: name, address, phone, and email address. This information is used to better understand visitors' use of the Quality Plus Consulting site and to support related transactions made on the site. Quality Plus Consulting may use email addresses and other personally identifiable information to contact visitors who communicate with us. For example, we direct email to visitors who provide us with their email addresses for specific purposes such as receiving our email newsletters. A trusted third party may conduct the actual sending of the email offer. Quality Plus Consulting requires that these third parties hold the information we provide in strict confidence. Third parties cannot use the information for any purpose other than the particular offer of goods or services approved by Quality Plus Consulting.
If you sign up to receive an email newsletter, each newsletter contains instructions on how to discontinue receipt of the newsletter If at anytime a visitor chooses to no longer receive such information and opt-out from any future mailings, they should unsubscribe using the profile update link within the email, or simply reply to any Quality Plus Consulting email sent to them and type REMOVE as the subject of their reply.
Tracking Clicked Links
In order to create a better electronic community, we keep track of patterns of use in the emails we send out. We note which links are clicked in our email communications to tell us what areas are of the most interest to our opt-in recipients. We may use this information to better personalize the content and promotions that we send you in future mailings. A "referrer" is the information passed along by a web browser that references the Web URL you linked from, and is automatically gathered by our Web server. This information is used to identify broad demographic trends that may be used to provide information tailored to your interests. You will not be personally identified from this information.
Use of Generic Data
When you visit Quality Plus Consulting web sites, we log general data, including your domain name (e.g. aol.com; bellsouth.net, etc.), the name of the web page from which you entered our sites, and how much time you spend on each page. We use this information to continually monitor and improve our Web site.
To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy and appropriate use of information, appropriate physical, electronic and managerial safeguards have been established to secure the information collected
Access by Children
Quality Plus Consulting Web sites are not structured to attract children under the age of 13. Quality Plus Consulting believes there is no information on its Web sites that is inappropriate for viewing by children.
Other Web Sites
The Web sites of Quality Plus Consulting may contain links to other Web sites. We are not responsible for the content or privacy policies of other sites.
Quality Plus Consulting welcomes your questions, comments, and concerns about privacy. Please send us any and all feedback pertaining to this, or any other issue.
Correction of Information
To correct any inaccuracies, please contact us: QualityPlus@wi.rr.com
Because of the evolving nature of the technologies that we use and the way that we conduct business, we may amend this policy from time to time. This privacy statement will be updated to reflect any future developments in Internet business practices. Effective April 1, 2003.
How You May Use Our Marks
You are not authorized to use any Quality Plus Consulting name or mark in any advertising, publicity or in any other commercial manner without the prior written consent of Quality Plus Consulting LLC.
How We May Use Information You Provide to Us
Any feedback, data, answers, questions, comments, suggestions, ideas or the like, which you send to us will be treated as being confidential but nonproprietary. We assume we are free to reproduce and use the information without restriction. We will also be free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques contained in information that you send us for any purpose whatsoever including but not limited to developing, manufacturing and marketing products and services incorporating such information.
Trademarks and Endorsements
All product and service marks contained herein that are not Quality Plus Consulting marks are the trademarks of their respective owners. References that we make to any names, marks, products or services of third parties or hypertext links to third party sites or information do not necessarily constitute or imply our endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation of the third party, information, product or service.
Content and Liability Disclaimer
Material on Quality Plus Consulting Web Sites may include inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes may be periodically incorporated into this material. Quality Plus Consulting may make improvements and/or changes in the products, services and/or programs described in these materials at any time without notice. The materials on Quality Plus Consulting Web Sites are provided "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so the above exclusion may not apply to you. QUALITY PLUS CONSULTING DOES NOT ASSUME ANY LEGAL LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, OR USEFULNESS OF ANY INFORMATION, APPARATUS, PRODUCT OR PROCESS DISCLOSED ON THE SERVER OR OTHER MATERIAL ACCESSIBLE FROM THE SERVER. IN NO EVENT SHALL QUALITY PLUS CONSULTING BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING SPECIAL, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES OR DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, REVENUE, USE, OR DATA WHETHER BROUGHT IN CONTRACT OR TORT, ARISING OUT OF OR CONNECTED WITH ANY QUALITY PLUS CONSULTING WEB SITE OR THE USE, RELIANCE UPON OR PERFORMANCE OF ANY MATERIAL CONTAINED IN OR ACCESSED FROM ANY QUALITY PLUS CONSULTING WEB SITE.
Monitoring of Materials Transmitted by You
We are under no obligation to monitor the material residing on or transmitted to this server. However, anyone using this server agrees that Quality Plus Consulting may monitor the server contents periodically to (1) comply with any necessary laws, regulations or other governmental requests; (2) to operate the server properly or to protect itself and its users. Quality Plus Consulting reserves the right to modify, reject or eliminate any material residing on or transmitted to its server that it, in its sole discretion, believes is unacceptable or in violation of the law or these terms and conditions.
Access Services Liability Disclaimer
THE USER OF THIS SYSTEM ASSUMES ALL RESPONSIBILITY AND RISK FOR THE USE OF THIS SERVER AND THE INTERNET GENERALLY. QUALITY PLUS CONSULTING AND ITS AFFILIATES DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, REPRESENTATIONS OR ENDORSEMENTS, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WITH REGARD TO THE INFORMATION ACCESSED FROM, OR VIA, THIS SERVER OR THE INTERNET, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NONINFRINGEMENT. QUALITY PLUS CONSULTING DOES NOT ASSUME ANY LEGAL LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, OR USEFULNESS OF ANY INFORMATION, APPARATUS, PRODUCT OR PROCESS DISCLOSED ON THE SERVER OR OTHER MATERIAL ACCESSIBLE FROM THE SERVER. IN NO EVENT SHALL QUALITY PLUS CONSULTING BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM LOSS OF USE, DATA, REVENUE OR PROFITS, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY INFRINGEMENT, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER TORTIOUS ACTION, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THE INFORMATION ON THIS SERVER OR THE INTERNET GENERALLY.