Terms of Service & Privacy Policy

Terms of Service & Privacy Policy 2018-06-26T14:29:58+00:00
  1. Terms of Service
  2. Privacy Policy


Terms of Service:

The following terms and conditions govern all use of the bcdgeo.com website and all content, services and products available at or through the website (taken together, the Website). The Website is owned and operated by Burns Cooley Dennis, Inc. (“BCD”). The Website is offered subject to your acceptance without modification of all of the terms and conditions contained herein and all other operating rules, policies (including, without limitation, BCD’s Privacy Policy) and procedures that may be published from time to time on this Site by BCD (collectively, the “Agreement”).

Please read this Agreement carefully before accessing or using the Website. By accessing or using any part of the web site, you agree to become bound by the terms and conditions of this agreement. If you do not agree to all the terms and conditions of this agreement, then you may not access the Website or use any services. If these terms and conditions are considered an offer by BCD, acceptance is expressly limited to these terms.

  1. Responsibility of Website Visitors. BCD has not reviewed, and cannot review, all of the material, including computer software, posted to the Website, and cannot therefore be responsible for that material’s content, use or effects. By operating the Website, BCD does not represent or imply that it endorses the material there posted, or that it believes such material to be accurate, useful or non-harmful. You are responsible for taking precautions as necessary to protect yourself and your computer systems from viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and other harmful or destructive content. The Website may contain content that is offensive, indecent, or otherwise objectionable, as well as content containing technical inaccuracies, typographical mistakes, and other errors. The Website may also contain material that violates the privacy or publicity rights, or infringes the intellectual property and other proprietary rights, of third parties, or the downloading, copying or use of which is subject to additional terms and conditions, stated or unstated. BCD disclaims any responsibility for any harm resulting from the use by visitors of the Website, or from any downloading by those visitors of content there posted.
  2. Content Posted on Other Websites. We have not reviewed, and cannot review, all of the material, including computer software, made available through the websites and webpages to which bcdgeo.com links, and that link to bcdgeo.com. BCD does not have any control over those non-BCD websites and webpages, and BCD is not responsible for their contents or their use. By linking to a non-BCD website or webpage, BCD does not represent or imply that it endorses such website or webpage. You are responsible for taking precautions as necessary to protect yourself and your computer systems from viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and other harmful or destructive content. BCD disclaims any responsibility for any harm resulting from your use of non-BCD websites and webpages.
  3. Copyright Infringement and DMCA Policy. As BCD asks others to respect its intellectual property rights, it respects the intellectual property rights of others. If you believe that material located on or linked to by bcdgeo.com violates your copyright, you are encouraged to notify BCD in accordance with BCD’s Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) Policy. BCD will respond to all such notices, including as required or appropriate by removing the infringing material or disabling all links to the infringing material. BCD will terminate a visitor’s access to and use of the Website if, under appropriate circumstances, the visitor is determined to be a repeat infringer of the copyrights or other intellectual property rights of BCD or others.
  4. Intellectual Property. This Agreement does not transfer from BCD to you any BCD or third party intellectual property, and all right, title and interest in and to such property will remain (as between the parties) solely with BCD. BCD, bcdgeo.com, the bcdgeo.com logo, and all other trademarks, service marks, graphics and logos used in connection with bcdgeo.com, or the Website are trademarks or registered trademarks of BCD or BCD’s licensors. Other trademarks, service marks, graphics and logos used in connection with the Website may be the trademarks of other third parties. Your use of the Website grants you no right or license to reproduce or otherwise use any BCD or third-party trademarks.
  5. Changes. BCD reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify or replace any part of this Agreement. It is your responsibility to check this Agreement periodically for changes. Your continued use of or access to the Website following the posting of any changes to this Agreement constitutes acceptance of those changes. BCD may also, in the future, offer new services and/or features through the Website (including, the release of new tools and resources). Such new features and/or services shall be subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement.
  6. Disclaimer of Warranties. The Website is provided “as is”. BCD and its suppliers and licensors hereby disclaim all warranties of any kind, express or implied, including, without limitation, the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. Neither BCD nor its suppliers and licensors, makes any warranty that the Website will be error free or that access thereto will be continuous or uninterrupted. You understand that you download from, or otherwise obtain content or services through, the Website at your own discretion and risk.
  7. Limitation of Liability. In no event will BCD, or its suppliers or licensors, be liable with respect to any subject matter of this agreement under any contract, negligence, strict liability or other legal or equitable theory for: (i) any special, incidental or consequential damages; (ii) the cost of procurement for substitute products or services; or (iii) for interruption of use or loss or corruption of data. BCD shall have no liability for any failure or delay due to matters beyond their reasonable control. The foregoing shall not apply to the extent prohibited by applicable law.
  8. General Representation and Warranty. You represent and warrant that (i) your use of the Website will be in strict accordance with the BCD Privacy Policy, with this Agreement and with all applicable laws and regulations (including without limitation any local laws or regulations in your country, state, city, or other governmental area, regarding online conduct and acceptable content, and including all applicable laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from the United States or the country in which you reside) and (ii) your use of the Website will not infringe or misappropriate the intellectual property rights of any third party.
  9. Indemnification. You agree to indemnify and hold harmless BCD, its contractors, and its licensors, and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents from and against any and all claims and expenses, including attorneys’ fees, arising out of your use of the Website, including but not limited to your violation of this Agreement.
  10. Miscellaneous. This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between BCD and you concerning the subject matter hereof, and they may only be modified by a written amendment signed by an authorized executive of BCD, or by the posting by BCD of a revised version. Except to the extent applicable law, if any, provides otherwise, this Agreement, any access to or use of the Website will be governed by the laws of the state of Mississippi, U.S.A., excluding its conflict of law provisions, and the proper venue for any disputes arising out of or relating to any of the same will be the state and federal courts located in Madison County, Mississippi. Except for claims for injunctive or equitable relief or claims regarding intellectual property rights (which may be brought in any competent court without the posting of a bond), any dispute arising under this Agreement shall be finally settled in accordance with the Comprehensive Arbitration Rules of the Judicial Arbitration and Mediation Service, Inc. (“JAMS”) by three arbitrators appointed in accordance with such Rules. The arbitration shall take place in Ridgeland, Mississippi, in the English language and the arbitral decision may be enforced in any court. The prevailing party in any action or proceeding to enforce this Agreement shall be entitled to costs and attorneys’ fees. If any part of this Agreement is held invalid or unenforceable, that part will be construed to reflect the parties’ original intent, and the remaining portions will remain in full force and effect. A waiver by either party of any term or condition of this Agreement or any breach thereof, in any one instance, will not waive such term or condition or any subsequent breach thereof. You may assign your rights under this Agreement to any party that consents to, and agrees to be bound by, its terms and conditions; BCD may assign its rights under this Agreement without condition. This Agreement will be binding upon and will inure to the benefit of the parties, their successors and permitted assigns.

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Privacy Policy:

Burns Cooley Dennis, Inc. (“BCD“) operates bcdgeo.com and may operate other websites. It is BCD’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, BCD collects non-personally-identifying information of 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. BCD’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how BCD’s visitors use its website. From time to time, BCD may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

BCD also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, names, email addresses, and phone numbers for users leaving comments on bcdgeo.com comment forms/sites. BCD only discloses commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to BCD’s websites choose to interact with BCD in ways that require BCD to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that BCD gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, visitors may opt to contact BCD through forms at bcdgeo.com and are asked to provide a name, email address, and phone number so that BCD can respond. In each case, BCD collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with BCD. BCD does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

Aggregated Statistics

BCD may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. BCD may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, BCD does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

BCD discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on BCD’s behalf or to provide services available at BCD’s websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using BCD’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. BCD will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, BCD discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when BCD believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of BCD, third parties or the public at large. If you send us a request (for example via email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. BCD takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

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. BCD uses cookies to help BCD identify and track visitors, their usage of BCD website, and their website access preferences. BCD visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using BCD’s websites, with the drawback that certain features of BCD’s websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Business Transfers

If BCD, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that BCD goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of BCD may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.

Ads

Ads appearing on any of our websites may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by BCD and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, BCD may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in BCD’s sole discretion. BCD encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. If you have a bcdgeo.com account, you might also receive an alert informing you of these changes. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

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