Disclaimer and Legal and Privacy Notice

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Web Site Terms And Conditions Of Use

This Web Site is an online service provided by NCMA and is subject to your compliance with the terms and conditions set forth below. Please read this document carefully before accessing or using the Site. If you do not accept the terms and conditions stated here, do not use the Web Site.

NCMA reserves the right to change terms and conditions applicable to the Site, or to impose new terms and conditions. Such modifications or additions shall be effective immediately upon notice. Notice may be given by any reasonable means including, but not limited to, posting a revised version of this Agreement on the Internet or notification by electronic mail. Any use of the Site after such notice shall conclusively be deemed to constitute acceptance by you of such modifications, additions, or deletions. You have the responsibility to periodically review the posted terms and conditions to be aware of such revisions.

Section 1. Site Operation and Ownership

This Site is owned and operated by:

North Carolina Manufacturers Alliance ( NCMA)
3901 Barrett Drive, Suite 103
Raleigh, NC 27609
Telephone: (919) 834-9459
Fax: (919) 834-8268
E-mail: Info@mcyncma.org

Section 2. Disclaimer

The Site is a resource of general information that is intended, but not promised or guaranteed, to be correct, complete and up-to-date. The Site is not intended to be a source of advertising, solicitation or legal advice. It is presented with the understanding that NCMA, its staff and members are not engaged herein in rendering legal, accounting, consulting or other professional service. Thus, the reader should not rely on information provided herein, but should always seek the advice of competent legal counsel or other environmental professionals in the reader's state.

Section 3. Limit of Liability/Disclaimer of Warranty

NCMA has used its best efforts in preparing the information on this Site. However, the Site and Materials are provided “as is” without any warranties of any kind. There are no representations or warranties with respect to the accuracy or completeness of the contents of this Site and NCMA specifically disclaim any implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for any particular purpose.

NCMA does not warrant that the Site will operate error-free or that the Site and its server are free of computer viruses and other harmful goods or conditions. If your use of the Site or the Materials results in the need for servicing or replacing equipment or data, NCMA is not responsible for those costs.

Section 4. Use of Material, Copyright

NCMA authorizes you to view, copy, and reproduce a single copy of materials at this site for your own personal use. You may reproduce materials on this site for non-commercial distribution provided that the information is attributed to NCMA and contains the following copyright notice “Copyright © [Insert Date] by the North Carolina Manufacturers Alliance ( NCMA)

As a user, you agree to use the Site in a manner consistent with all applicable local, state and federal laws and regulations. No material shall be stored or transmitted which infringes or violates the rights of others, which is unlawful, obscene, indecent or otherwise objectionable, threatening, defamatory, or invasive of privacy or publicity rights. Unless allowed by a written agreement, you may not post or transmit advertising or commercial solicitation on the Site.

The contents of the Site, such as text, graphics, images and other material ("material"), are protected by US and foreign copyright and trademark law. Unauthorized use of the material may violate copyright, trademark, and other laws. The use of the material on any other Web site or in a networked computer environment for any purpose is prohibited without the express written permission of NCMA. If you violate any of the terms or conditions, your permission to use the material automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any copies you have made of the material.

Section 5. Links to Other Sites

The Site may contain links to third party Web sites. These links are provided solely as a convenience to you and not as an endorsement by NCMA of the contents on such third-party Web sites. NCMA is not responsible for the content of linked third-party Web sites and does not make any representations regarding the content or accuracy of material on such third party Web sites. If you decide to access linked third-party Web sites, you do so at your own risk.

Section 6. Indemnity

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless NCMA, its officers, directors, employees and agents, from and against any claims, actions or demands, including without limitation, reasonable legal and accounting fees, alleging or resulting from your use of this Site or the materials on this Site or your violation of the terms or conditions of this agreement.

Section 7. Personal Information Privacy

We respect your privacy with regard to any information we collect to operate our Site. We follow these fundamental principles:

  • If you contact NCMA using our online contact form, we only ask for personal information as needed to provide you a response by email.
  • Upon your request, we will add your name and email address to a distribution list for periodic communication.
  • We share your personal information with no one except to comply with the law or protect our rights.
  • When you register for member content on our website, we may store personal information as required for the on-going operation of our site, specifically to verify member login.

Section 8. Collecting Non-Personally-Identifying Information

NCMA may collect non-personally-identifying information to better understand how visitors use our Site. This information would only be collected using online analytical tools common to the industry. Such information may include, but not be limited to the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. NCMA does not actively release non-personally-identifying information to others but may have analytical tools such as Google Analytics that make use of the information for their own purposes.

NCMA may collect potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments as needed by installed security tools.

Section 9. Collecting Personally-Identifying Information

Site visitors who wish to receive updates or responses via email may need to provide personally-identifying information. NCMA's online form will ask visitors to provide a username and email address in order to receive updates and responses. NCMA does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. Site visitors may refuse to supply personally-identifying information with the understanding that NCMA will be unable provide updates and responses.

Section 10. Protecting Certain Personally-Identifying Information

NCMA discloses potentially personally-identifying information to its employees as needed to provide services available on the Site. By using the Site, you consent to the transfer of such information. NCMA will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees NCMA discloses potentially personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when NCMA believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of NCMA, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of NCMA's Site and have provided your email address, NCMA may occasionally send you an email to solicit your feedback or provide updates about NCM's activities. We primarily use news postings on our Site to communicate this type of information and will keep email notifications to a minimum.

Section 11. Cookies

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. NCMA may use cookies to identify and track visitors, their usage and Site access preferences. Visitors who do not want cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using NCMA's Site. Certain Site features may not function properly without the aid of cookies. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies used by NCMA and does not cover the use of cookies by any linked third-party websites or their advertisers.

Section 12. Privacy Policy Changes

NCMA may change its Privacy Policy from time to time. We encourage visitors to frequently check this page for changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.