Terms of Use

Paulson Institute Website Terms and Conditions

This website is provided by The Henry M. Paulson, Jr. Institute (“Paulson Institute”).  Paulson Institute and its partners have invested substantial efforts and expense to develop, create, and disseminate the content available on this website, including without limitation, the data, charts, graphs, blurbs, directories, papers, articles, images, media, audio, audio-visual works, and analyses (the “Content”).  Your access to, and use of this website, is subject to the following terms and conditions.  Please read the following terms and conditions carefully and be sure you understand them.

 

Intellectual Property Rights

  • Certain of the trademarks, logos, and service marks (collectively, the “Trademarks“) displayed on this website are registered and unregistered trademarks of Paulson Institute. Nothing contained on the website should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to use any Trademark displayed on this website without the written permission of Paulson Institute.  Your misuse of the Trademarks displayed on the website, or any other content on the website, except as provided herein, is strictly prohibited.
  • You are expressly prohibiting from accessing the Paulson Institute website by any automated means and are further prohibited from any form of data mining, spidering, use of bots, or other automated techniques, to collect information from the website.
  • Paulson Institute grants you a limited, nonexclusive, nontransferable right to access and view the Content via this website. The Content is being provided solely for your internal use and solely for informational purposes.  You will not permit any individual or entity under your control to use the Content for any unlawful or unauthorized purpose, regardless of whether such purpose is commercial or non-commercial in nature.
  • Reproduction, distribution, republication and retransmission of the Content is prohibited unless the prior written permission of Paulson Institute has been obtained. You agree you will not transfer, copy, reverse engineer, create derivative works from or make any part of the Content available to others.
  • You acknowledge that the Content was developed by Paulson Institute or its affiliates through substantial time, effort, money and originality and thus constitutes valuable intellectual property of Paulson Institute.

 

Third Party Content
Some links within the Paulson Institute website may lead to other sites owned and operated by third parties.  Paulson Institute is not responsible for their content and does not necessarily sponsor, endorse or otherwise approve of the materials appearing in such sites.  In addition, linked sites may be subject to terms of use and/or privacy policies of their owner/operators, and anyone who uses such a link is responsible for checking what those terms/policies are for themselves.

 

Privacy Policy
The Paulson Institute website shall be governed by the terms of Paulson Institute’s privacy policy that can be found here (Insert new web address) In addition to these terms, the following terms apply to your usage of the website.  In the event of a conflict between this Section 3 and the privacy policy (as updated from time to time), the privacy policy shall govern.

  • Paulson Institute does not collect any personal information from you, unless you provide it voluntarily. If you decide to provide your personal information (e.g., name, email address, and mailing address), Paulson Institute will only collect the personal information which is needed to fulfill your requests and Paulson Institute’s legitimate business objectives.  If you refuse to divulge your personal information when requested, you will not be able to access certain areas on the website.
  • Paulson Institute complies with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act and all other applicable laws and regulations concerning children and the Internet. If the parent or guardian, of a user who is a minor, discovers that the user has submitted his or her personal information without the parent or guardian’s permission or consent, Paulson Institute will take reasonable steps to remove that information from the website and Paulson Institute’s servers at the parent or guardian’s request.  To request removal of personal information of a minor, please send Paulson Institute an e-mail (to the address below) and be sure to include in the message the user name and legal name of the minor.
  • Paulson Institute reserves the right at all times to monitor, review, retain, and/or disclose any information, including IP addresses, as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process, or government request, or to cooperate with law enforcement and other authorities in investigating a claim of illegal activity. Paulson Institute may use IP addresses to identify a user when it feels it is necessary to protect Paulson Institute’s service, website, users, or others.
  • Except as described in this Section or the privacy policy, Paulson Institute will not give any of your personal information to any third party without your express approval. Personal information which Paulson Institute may collect for a particular purpose will only be saved and used for that purpose, unless you agree to allow Paulson Institute to use it for some other purpose.  When you have provided personal information to Paulson Institute for a particular purpose, Paulson Institute may disclose such information to other companies that Paulson Institute has engaged to assist it in fulfilling your request.  This may include, but is not limited to, fulfillment houses, billing services, transaction managers, credit verification services, and other third party service providers.  Paulson Institute may also disclose your personal information to law enforcement or other appropriate third parties in connection with criminal investigations, investigation of fraud, infringement of intellectual property rights, or other suspected illegal activities, as may be required by applicable law, or, as Paulson Institute may deem necessary in its sole discretion, in order to protect the legitimate legal and business interests of Paulson Institute.

 

Disclaimer of Warranties

  • PAULSON INSTITUTE ASSUMES NO LIABILITY FOR THE USE OR INTERPRETATION OF INFORMATION AND/OR CONTENT CONTAINED HEREIN. THIS WEBSITE IS PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” WITH ANY AND ALL FAULTS AND WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ACCURACY, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.  PAULSON INSTITUTE DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE WEBSITE OR CONTENT THEREIN ARE ERROR-FREE OR WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, FREE FROM SPYWARE, MALWARE, ADWARE, VIRUSES, WORMS OR OTHER MALICIOUS CODE, OR WILL FUNCTION TO MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS.
  • TO THE EXTENT NOT PROHIBITED BY LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL PAULSON INSTITUTE BE LIABLE FOR ANY TORT OR PERSONAL INJURY, OR ANY INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF DATA, DENIALS OF SERVICE (INCLUDING COMPUTER CRASHES), BUSINESS INTERRUPTION OR ANY OTHER COMMERCIAL DAMAGES OR LOSSES, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO YOUR USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE WEBSITE, OR ANY DOWNLOADED CONTENT, HOWEVER CAUSED, REGARDLESS OF THE THEORY OF LIABILITY (CONTRACT, TORT, OR OTHERWISE), EVEN IF PAULSON INSTITUTE HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

 

Indemnification
You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Paulson Institute, and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, or other partners, and employees, from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of and access to the website, your violation of these terms and conditions, your violation of any rights of a third party, including but not limited to claims of: infringement of third party intellectual property rights or rights of privacy and publicity, claims of defamation, as well as your violation of any applicable laws or regulations.

 

General

  • These terms and conditions will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Illinois.
  • These terms and conditions contain the entire understanding of the parties hereto relating to the use of this website and supersedes any prior written or oral agreement or understandings between the parties with respect to this website, and cannot be changed or terminated orally.
  • If for any reason a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision of these terms and conditions, or portion thereof, to be unenforceable, the remainder of these terms and conditions shall continue in full force and effect.
  • Paulson Institute may revise these terms and conditions from time to time by updating or revising this posting, with the revised terms and conditions taking effect as of the date of its posting. It is your responsibility to check these terms and conditions periodically for changes.  Your continued use of the website following the posting of changes on the website will mean that you accept and agree to the changes.

 

Notice
If you have any questions regarding these terms and conditions, or if you would like to contact Paulson Institute for any other reason, write to: [insert email address]

 

Paulson Institute
625 N. Michigan Ave. Suite 2500
Chicago, IL 60611