1. Privacy Statement
The HDIAC Website is for informational purposes only and the information herein is subject to change without notice. The HDIAC does not provide any warranties and specifically disclaims any liability in connection with any HDIAC/non-HDIAC documents, publications, tools, databases, or services (hereafter referred to as “Products”).
Warranties and Disclaimer
THE DEFENSE TECHNICAL INFORMATION CENTER (DTIC), DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE (DOD), THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, ITS THIRD PARTY SERVICE PROVIDERS, HDIAC, AND THE HDIAC PRIME CONTRACTOR DO NOT NECESSARILY ENDORSE, SUPPORT, SANCTION, ENCOURAGE, VERIFY OR AGREE WITH THE COMMENTS, OPINIONS, OR STATEMENTS POSTED ON THE WEBSITE. ANY INFORMATION OR MATERIAL PLACED ONLINE, INCLUDING ADVICE AND OPINIONS, ARE THE VIEWS AND RESPONSIBILITY OF THOSE MAKING THE COMMENTS AND DO NOT NECESSARILY REPRESENT THE VIEWS OF THE DOD, DTIC, THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, ITS THIRD PARTY SERVICE PROVIDERS, HDIAC, OR THE HDIAC PRIME CONTRACTOR. BY SUBMITTING A COMMENT FOR POSTING, YOU AGREE THAT THE DOD, DTIC, THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT, ITS THIRD PARTY SERVICE PROVIDERS, HDIAC, OR THE HDIAC PRIME CONTRACTOR ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE, AND SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY TO YOU, WITH RESPECT TO ANY INFORMATION OR MATERIALS POSTED BY OTHERS, INCLUDING DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE OR ILLICIT MATERIAL, EVEN MATERIAL THAT VIOLATES THIS AGREEMENT. ALL DOCUMENTS AND INFORMATION POSTED TO THIS WEBSITE BY HDIAC OR ITS USERS MUST BE UNCLASSIFIED, OR DESIGNATED DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A: APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE; DISTRIBUTION UNLIMITED. HDIAC WEBSITE CONTENT AND AVAILABLE PRODUCTS ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABLITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE (DOD), THE DEFENSE TECHNICAL INFORMATION CENTER (DTIC) AND THE HDIAC PRIME CONTRACTOR ASSUME NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN CONTENT , PRODUCTS OR EXTERNAL CONTENT WHICH IS REFERENCED BY OR LINKED TO THE HDIAC WEBSITE. REFERENCES TO CORPORATIONS, AND THEIR SERVICES AND CONTENT, ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, AND DO NOT REPRESENT AN ENDORSEMENT OF SAME BY THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, DOD, DTIC OR THE HDIAC PRIME CONTRACTOR. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE, DTIC, OR THE HDIAC BCO AND ITS PRIME CONTRACTOR BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THOSE RESULTING FROM LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, WHETHER OR NOT ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF DAMAGE, AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THIS INFORMATION. THE HDIAC CONTENT AND PRODUCTS MAY INCLUDE TECHNICAL OR OTHER INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY ADDED TO THE INFORMATION HEREIN. THESE CHANGES MAY BE INCORPORATED IN UPDATED REVISIONS OF HDIAC CONTENT AND PRODUCTS AT ANY TIME, BUT UNDER NO OBLIGATION BY THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, DOD, DTIC AND THE HDIAC BCO AND ITS PRIME CONTRACTOR.
3. Use of Website Information
You may download, view, copy and print documents and graphics incorporated in these documents (the "Documents") from the Website, subject to the following: (a) the Document is limited solely for personal, informational, non-commercial purposes, unless otherwise expressly granted authorization by the HDIAC and its Prime Contractor; and (b) the Documents may not be modified or altered in any way. Except where your use constitutes "fair use" under copyright law, you may not otherwise use, download, upload, copy, print, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, post, transmit or distribute any information from this Website, in whole or in part, without the express written permission of the HDIAC.
4. Use of Software
Any use of software and accompanying documentation you download from the Website is subject to the terms of a software license agreement between you and the HDIAC. You must read the license agreement and indicate your agreement to its terms prior to installing or using the software. All rights, title and interest not expressly granted are reserved.
5. Use of Forums and Public Communications
"Forum" means a discussion group, chat area, bulletin board, news group, letter to the HDIAC, its webmaster, the HDIAC BCO or employees of the Federal Government, Department Of Defense, the Defense Technical Information Center, or e-mail function offered as part of the Website. You agree to not upload, e-mail, post, publish or otherwise transmit through a Forum any content that (a) is false or misleading; (b) contains viruses or other contaminating, destructive or altering features, (c) is defamatory; (d) is harassing or invades another's privacy, or promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual; (e) is obscene; (f) infringes on another's rights, including but not limited to intellectual property rights; (g) constitutes unsolicited bulk e-mail, "junk e-mail," "Spam" or chain letters; or (h) violates any applicable laws or regulations. All documents and information posted to this website by HDIAC or its users must be unclassified, or designated Distribution Statement A: Approved for Public Release; Distribution Unlimited. Forums shall be used in a non-commercial manner only. You shall not distribute or otherwise publish any content containing a solicitation of funds, promotion, advertising for goods or services, or other commercial matter. You agree to not solicit other users of the Website to use or join or become members of any commercial online or offline service or organization. Except where expressly authorized by the HDIAC, you agree to not collect or store personal data about other users. By uploading, e-mailing, posting, publishing or otherwise transmitting content to any Forum or submitting any content to the HDIAC, you automatically grant (or warrant that the owner of such rights has expressly granted) the HDIAC a perpetual, royalty-free, irrevocable, nonexclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, transmit and distribute such content in any form, medium, or technology now known or later developed. In addition, you warrant that all moral rights in the content have been waived.
6. Passwords and Security
You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of any password(s) you are given to access the Website, and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password(s). You agree to notify the HDIAC immediately of any unauthorized use of your password(s). The HDIAC is concerned about the security of any and all information obtained and stored by the HDIAC, and has taken reasonable steps to prevent unauthorized access to that information.
7. Termination of Use
You agree that the HDIAC may, at its sole discretion and at any time, terminate your access to the Website and any account(s) you may have in connection with the Website. The HDIAC may monitor access to the Website.
8. Third Party Websites, Content, Products and Services
The Website provides links to external non-HDIAC Websites and access to content, products and services from third parties, including users, advertisers, affiliates and sponsors of the Website. You agree that the HDIAC is not responsible for the availability of, and content provided on, third party Websites. You should refer to the policies posted by other Websites regarding their privacy and other topics before you use them. You agree that the HDIAC is not responsible for third party content accessible through the HDIAC Website, including opinions, advice, statements, advertisements and endorsements, and understand that you bear all risks associated with the use of such content. If you choose to purchase any products or services from a third party, your relationship is directly with the third party. You agree that the Federal Government, Department Of Defense, the Defense Technical Information Center and the HDIAC BCO and its Prime Contractor are not responsible for (a) the quality of third party products or services; and (b) fulfilling any of the terms of your agreement with a third party seller, including delivery of products or services and warranty obligations related to purchased products or services. You agree that the HDIAC is not responsible for any loss or damage of any sort you may incur from dealing with any third party.
9. Limitation of Liability
IN NO EVENT SHALL THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE, THE DEFENSE TECHNICAL INFORMATION CENTER OR THE HDIAC AND ITS PRIME CONTRACTOR BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, REVENUE, DATA OR USE, INCURRED BY YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION IN CONTRACT OR TORT, ARISING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO, OR USE OF, THE HDIAC WEBSITE OR PRODUCTS.
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless the Federal Government, Department Of Defense, the Defense Technical Information Center and the HDIAC BCO and its Prime Contractor, its officers, directors, employees and agents from and against any and all claims, liabilities, damages, losses or expenses, including reasonable attorneys' fees and costs, arising out of, or in any way connected with, your access to or use of the HDIAC Website and Products.
11. Applicable Laws
All matters relating to your access to, and use of, the Website shall be governed all by applicable U.S. Federal and State law.