Terms and Conditions of Use
The American Payroll Association ("APA") provides the information and services on its website(s) (the "Site") under the following terms and conditions. By accessing and/or using the Site, you indicate your acceptance of these terms and conditions.
Laws and Regulations. Access to and use of this Site are subject to all applicable international, federal, state and local laws and regulations. User agrees not to use the Site in any way which violates such laws or regulations.
Copyright and Trademarks. The information available on or through this Site is the property of the APA or its licensors, and is protected by copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property laws. Users may not modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, publish, sell, license, create derivative works or otherwise use any information available on or through this Site for commercial or public purposes. Users may not use the trademarks or logos on this Site for any purpose including, but not limited to use as "hot links" or meta tags in other pages or sites on the World Wide Web without the written permission of the APA or such third party that may own the trademark. Questions concerning trademark ownership, usage, or infringement should be directed to the APA at [email protected].
Tampering. User agrees not to modify, move, add to, delete or otherwise tamper with the information contained in the Site. User also agrees not to decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble or unlawfully use or reproduce any of the software, copyrighted or trademarked material, trade secrets, or other proprietary information contained in the Site.
Third Party Information. Although the APA monitors the information on the Site, some of the information is supplied by independent third parties. While the APA makes every effort to ensure the accuracy of all information on the Site, the APA makes no warranty as to the accuracy of any such information.
Links to Third Party Sites. This Site may contain links that will let you access other websites that are not under the control of the APA. The links are only provided as a convenience, and the APA does not endorse any of these sites. The APA assumes no responsibility or liability for any material that may be accessed on other websites reached through this Site, nor does the APA make any representation regarding the quality of any product or service contained at any such site.
Links from Third Party Sites. The APA prohibits unauthorized links to the Site and the framing of any information contained on the site or any portion of the Site. The APA reserves the right to disable any unauthorized links or frames. The APA has no responsibility or liability for any material on other websites that may contain links to this Site.
No Warranties. Information and documents provided on this Site are provided "as is" without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including without limitation warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement. The APA uses reasonable efforts to include accurate and up-to-date information on this Site; the APA does not, however, make any warranties or representations as to its accuracy or completeness. The APA periodically adds, changes, improves, or updates the information and documents on this Site without notice. The APA assumes no liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions in the content of this Site. Your use of this Site is at your own risk.
No Endorsement. The articles, tools, links, and other resources provided herein are solely for informational purposes, and do not constitute an endorsement by the APA of any particular product or service.
Limitation of Liability. Under no circumstances shall the APA be liable for any damages suffered by you, including any incidental, special or consequential damages (including, without limitation, any lost profits or damages for business interruption, loss of information, programs or other data) that result from access to, use of, or inability to use this site or due to any breach of security associated with the transmission of information through the Internet, even if the APA was previously advised of the possibility of such damages.
Privacy. Protecting the privacy of the users of the Site is important to the APA. The American Payroll Association Website Privacy Statement describes how we use and protect information you provide to us.
Security. The security of information transmitted through the Internet can never be guaranteed. The APA is not responsible for any interception or interruption of any communications through the Internet or for changes to or losses of data. User is responsible for maintaining the security of any password, user ID, or other form of authentication involved in obtaining access to password protected or secure areas of the Site. In order to protect you and your data, the APA may suspend your use of the Site without notice, pending an investigation, if any breach of security is suspected.
Access to Password Protected/Secure Areas. Access to and use of password protected and/or secure areas of the Site is restricted to authorized users only. Unauthorized access to such areas is prohibited and may lead to criminal prosecution.
Procedure for Making Claims of Copyright Infringement. Pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, the APA has registered agents with the U.S. Copyright Office. Notices of claimed copyright infringement on the Site should be directed to Webster, Chamberlain & Bean, 1747 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20006, Attn: John Hazard, Jr.
Jurisdiction/Governing Law. These terms and conditions shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York, USA, and applicable federal laws without regard to conflicts of law principles. User agrees that any and all proceedings relating to this site and the subject matter contained herein shall be maintained in the courts of the state of New York or the federal district courts sitting in New York, which courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction for such purpose.