iValue LLC is committed to protecting the privacy of the personally-identifiable information that we collect from you as you use this Web site (the "Site"). The scope of our commitment is detailed in this Privacy Policy. By submitting information, you agree to our use of such information as described herein.

 
PRIVACY POLICY
What personally-identifiable information is collected?
iValue LLC collects personally-identifiable information on certain areas of the Site when users register, request publications or other information, sign up for conferences and events, apply for jobs, and participate in user posting areas, such as bulletin boards, discussion forums, and surveys. The personally-identifiable information collected may consist of information that you provide, such as names, mailing addresses, e-mail addresses, telephone and fax numbers, and, for recruiting purposes, any other personally-identifiable information on your resume. In addition, iValue LLC collects certain information that you do not visibly enter, such as your IP address, browsing pattern on the Site, click stream, and the status of cookies placed on your computer by iValue LLC, as described below.
 
 
 
How may iValue LLC use my personally-identifiable information?
iValue LLC uses your personally-identifiable information to fulfill your requests for information, to process your requests to participate in conferences and events, to evaluate any job applications or other employment-related inquiries that you may submit, or for such other business purposes as you may initiate or request. We may keep any of your personally-identifiable information on file and use it to contact you for recruiting purposes. iValue LLC also uses personally-identifiable information to perform statistical analyses of user behavior in order to measure interest in specific areas and information posted on our Site. iValue LLC uses personally-identifiable information collected from cookies and IP addresses as described below. iValue LLC may provide your personally-identifiable information to any of its affiliates worldwide for such purposes.
 
 
Are cookies and IP addresses used?
The Site uses cookies to identify you and your interests and to track usage of the Site. Cookies are small pieces of text stored on your computer that help us know which browser you are using and where you have been on the Site and on Web sites to which you may link in order to use some of our features. By accepting our cookie, you will be permitted access to certain pages of the Site without having to log in each time you visit. A user who does not accept the cookie from the Site may not be able to access certain areas of the Site. iValue LLC also logs IP addresses, or the location of computers on the Internet, to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer the Site. If you prefer not to accept a cookie, you can set your web browser to warn you before accepting cookies, or you can refuse all cookies by turning them off in your web browser.
 
 
Is personally-identifiable information disclosed to third parties?
iValue LLC shall not intentionally disclose or transfer (and shall take reasonable steps to protect the confidentiality and security, and to prevent the unauthorized or accidental disclosure of) your personally-identifiable information to third parties (i.e., persons or entities that are not affiliates of iValue LLC), whether for such third parties' marketing purposes or otherwise, subject only to the following four exceptions: iValue LLC may disclose your personally-identifiable information to third parties in the event that such disclosure is required by the laws, rules, or regulations of any nation, state, or other applicable jurisdiction; iValue LLC may disclose your contact information to third parties as appropriate for iValue LLC to make transmissions or deliveries to you; iValue LLC may disclose your personally-identifiable information if, in connection with submitting the information, you consent to such disclosure; and iValue LLC may disclose contact information for you in response to inquiries by bona-fide rights owners in connection with allegations of infringement of copyright or other proprietary rights arising from information you have posted on the Site or otherwise provided to iValue LLC.
 
 
Links to third-party sites
We may provide links to third-party Web sites as a service to our users. In addition, some of the content appearing to be on this Site is in fact supplied by third parties, for example, in instances of framing of third- party Web sites or incorporation through framesets of content supplied by third-party servers. Please be aware that we cannot control and are not responsible for the information collection practices of such third-party Web sites, which may differ from those of this Site. We encourage you to review and understand the privacy policies on these Web sites before providing any information to them.
 
 
How can I access, change, and/or delete information?
You may access, correct, update, and/or delete any personally-identifiable information that you submit to the Site. You may also unsubscribe from mailing lists or any registrations on the Site. To do so, please either follow instructions on the page of the Site on which you have provided such information or subscribed or registered or contact us at info@i-Value.com.
 
 
Security
iValue LLC has implemented generally accepted standards of technology and operational security in order to protect personally-identifiable information from loss, misuse, alteration, or destruction. Only authorized iValue LLC personnel are provided access to personally-identifiable information, and these employees are required to treat this information as confidential. Despite these precautions, iValue LLC cannot guarantee that unauthorized persons will not obtain access to your personally-identifiable information.
 
 
Transborder hosting and transfer of information
Personally-identifiable information collected on the Site may be transferred from time to time to iValue LLC offices or personnel, or to third parties, located throughout the world, including offices located outside the European Economic Area (EEA), and the Site may be viewed and hosted anywhere in the world, including countries (such as the United States) that may not have laws of general applicability regulating the use and transfer of such data. By using the Site and submitting such information on it, you voluntarily consent to such transborder transfer and hosting of such information.
 
 
Consent; Changes to Privacy Policy
By using the Site, you consent to the collection, use, and storage of your information by us in the manner described in this Privacy Policy and elsewhere on the Site. We reserve the right to make changes to this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will alert you to any such changes by updating this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy was last updated on July 27, 2006.
 
 
Contact our Privacy Department
If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy, please contact us at info@i-Value.com.

 

 

TERMS OF USE

iValue LLC requires that any visitor ("User") to its World Wide Websites ("Site") adhere to the following rules and regulations. By accessing any Site, User indicates User's acceptance of and agreement to these terms and conditions, as amended from time to time by iValue LLC.


General Disclaimers

This Site, including all software, functions, materials, and information, and any products or services made available through this Site, are provided "as is" without warranties of any kind, either express or implied, unless otherwise expressly stated herein. iValue LLC disclaims all warranties express or implied, as well as any implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose as to any computer programs, or the design or informational content of the Site.

iValue LLC does not warrant or make any representations regarding operation of the Site. iValue LLC does not warrant or make any representation regarding the validity, accuracy, or reliability of or the results of the use of the materials on the Site or any other World Wide Web resource or site linked to this Site. The materials on this Site may be out of date, and iValue LLC makes no commitment to update the materials on this Site.

iValue LLC does not and cannot guarantee or warrant that the files available for downloading from this Site, if any, will be free from infection, viruses, worms, Trojan horses, or other code that manifests contaminating or destructive properties. Company does not warrant that the Site, software, materials, products, or service will be uninterrupted or error free or that any defects in the Site or any element thereof will be corrected. Applicable law may not allow the disclaiming of implied warranties, so the above disclaimer may not apply to individual Users as it relates to implied warranties.

In no event shall iValue LLC, its agents or affiliates, or any third parties mentioned within the Site be liable for any damages whatsoever (including, without limitation, incidental and consequential damages, lost profits, or damages resulting from lost data or business interruption) resulting from or arising out of the use or inability to use the Site and the materials contained therein; all whether based on contract, tort, or any other legal theory, and whether or not iValue LLC is advised of the possibility of such damages.


Links

On the Site, iValue LLC may include links to World Wide Websites or resources for User convenience which are not created or controlled by iValue LLC ("Linked sites"). iValue LLC does not endorse or accept responsibility for any such Linked site or resource User may access through iValue LLC's Site. Linked sites are wholly independent from iValue LLC; as a result, iValue LLC has no control over any Products, Services, Materials, or other information contained in or available through these third-party websites. The quality and dependability of these third-party websites may vary as they are updated or altered. Therefore, access to any third-party websites through iValue LLC's Site, regardless of whether the third-party site is a Linked site or not, is entirely at the User's own risk.


Indemnity

User agrees to indemnify and hold iValue LLC, its agents, affiliates, and assigns, harmless from and against any and all claims, losses, liability, cost, or expense (including but not limited to reasonable attorney's fees) relating to or arising from: 1) the violation or breach of these Terms and Conditions; 2) violation or infringement of any third-party's rights, including but not limited to copyrights and proprietary and privacy rights, resulting from User's breach of these Terms and Conditions; or 3) any violation of applicable federal, state, or local law, regulation, or ordinance resulting from User's breach of these Terms and Conditions.


Trademark Information

iValue LLC's trademarks may be used or reproduced publicly only with permission from iValue LLC. Fair use of iValue LLC's trademarks in advertising or promotion of iValue LLC products requires proper acknowledgment. All other brands are the property of their respective owners.

Copyright and Ownership of Materials

Except where otherwise noted, all materials, software, and information on the Site, as well as any unique visual or functional elements of the Site, are copyrighted and are protected by worldwide copyright laws and treaty provisions. They may not be copied, reproduced, modified, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any way, in whole or in part, without iValue LLC's prior written permission.


Additional General Terms

Users are encouraged to peruse this Site, but must recognize that its content is protected by international copyright, trademark and other intellectual property laws and may not be mirrored, redistributed, printed, publicly performed or displayed, reproduced in bulk, or archived without advance written permission. Access to the Site may be blocked without notice to subnets violating these Terms of Use or otherwise at the discretion of iValue LLC.

This Site was created, and is maintained, in the State of Illinois and New York, United States of America. iValue LLC makes no claims that the materials contained on the Site are appropriate or may be downloaded outside of the United States. Access to the Site and the materials therein (including software) may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. If User accesses this Site from outside the United States, that access is made at User's own risk. User is responsible for compliance with the laws of User's jurisdiction.

Use of the Site, the Terms and Conditions of use, and all other aspects of the operation and functionality of the Site shall be governed by and construed under the laws of the State of Illinois, without giving effect to its rules regarding conflicts of laws. iValue LLC and User hereby irrevocably consent to the jurisdiction of the courts located in Illinois for any action, claim, or cause arising out of or related to the use of the Site and any Products or Services obtained through the Site. If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is found to be invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not impair the validity of the remaining Terms and Conditions. No waiver of any provision of the Terms and Conditions shall be deemed a further waiver of any other provision thereof.