Terms of Use

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The following terms ("Terms of Use") apply to your access to and use of this Web site (the "Web site"), which is provided by Koch Industries, Inc. or any of its affiliates (collectively referred to herein as the “Koch Companies” and each a “Koch Company”). By using the Web site you confirm that you have read, understood and agree to both the terms and conditions of the Privacy Policy and these Terms of Use.

Warranties and Liability

You have chosen to access the information on this Web site. The information provided is believed to be correct and is offered in good faith by the Koch Companies. Because of the nature of the information and the transmission technology used, the Koch Companies cannot and do not warrant or make any representation that the information at this Web site is accurate, complete or up-to-date, that the Web site does not infringe the rights of any third party or that the operation of this Web site will be uninterrupted, continually available or error free, and the Koch Companies disclaim all liability in respect thereof. Any reliance on the information available at this Web site is at the sole risk of the user. The Koch Companies reserve the right to make changes and corrections to this Web site, or to these Terms of Use, at any time and without further notice.

This Web site is provided for informational purposes only. The information on this Web site is not a guarantee of results to be achieved by any user of, and is not a statement of warranty (either express or implied), regarding any Koch Company product or service. TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, ALL EXPRESS AND IMPLIED WARRANTIES REGARDING THE CONTENT OF THIS WEB SITE, AND REGARDING ANY PRODUCTS OR SERVICES DESCRIBED HEREIN, ARE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMED, INCLUDING THOSE FOR MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. To the extent permitted by applicable law, neither the Koch Companies nor any party involved in creating, producing or delivering this Web site shall be liable for any direct, incidental, consequential, indirect or punitive damages arising out of your access, use or inability to use this Web site or any errors or omissions in the content thereof. While the Koch Companies take reasonable precautions to protect against the existence of computer viruses and/or other malicious programs on the Web site, they accept no liability for them. If you are dissatisfied with any portion of this Web site or with any of these Terms of Use, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using this Web site. If you have a specific question on which you require assistance please contact us using the details provided under the "Contact Us" link, which appears on every page of this Web site.

Third Party Web sites

Certain links on this Web site lead to resources and Web pages maintained by third parties over whom the Koch Companies have no control. As such, the Koch Companies accept no liability or responsibility for any material supplied or contained on such third party sites or any use of personal data by such third parties. The Koch Companies make no representation or warranty as to the accuracy or any other aspect of the information contained on such resources and Web pages. The Koch Companies may remove any link from this Web site upon request from the linked entity. The Web site is not sponsored in conjunction with or associated with any particular linked entity (other than those identified as Koch Companies) and the existence of any particular link is simply intended to imply potential interest to the reader.

Products and Services

All sales of products and/or services described in this Web site are subject to the applicable terms and conditions of the Koch Company offering such products and services, without deviation unless agreed to in writing and signed by both parties. A copy of such terms and conditions may be requested from the applicable Koch Company.

Communications

Any communication or material you transmit to a Koch Company via electronic mail or otherwise is unsolicited by the Koch Companies and is deemed non-confidential. By transmitting information to a Koch Company, you automatically grant to the Koch Companies a perpetual, royalty-free, irrevocable license to use such communication or material for any purpose whatsoever, including reproduction, publication, broadcast and posting for their own benefit without compensation or acknowledgment of its source.

Use of this Web site

As a condition of your use of this Web site, you will not use this Web site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms of Use or in any way which infringes the rights of anyone else or restricts or inhibits anyone else’s use or enjoyment of this Web site. You may not use this Web site in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, interfere or impair this Web site, the networks connected to this Web site or any other party’s use and enjoyment of this Web site. You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to any Koch Company account, computer system or network through hacking, password mining or any other means not intentionally made available through this Web site. The Koch Companies reserve the right to grant or deny access to its Web sites as they deem appropriate.

The information on this Web site is not intended to be published or made available to any person in any jurisdiction where doing so would result in contravention of any applicable laws or regulations. Accordingly, if it is prohibited to make such information available in your jurisdiction or to you (by reason of your nationality, residence or otherwise), it is not directed at you. Before reviewing the pages of this Web site, you must be satisfied that doing so will not result in such a contravention and is not so prohibited, and by proceeding to review them you will be confirming that this is not the case.

The information and materials on this Web site and all intellectual property rights in or relating to them are the property of the Koch Companies, and any reproduction, publication, broadcast or posting by you for your own benefit is prohibited, unless you obtain prior written approval from the Koch Companies. Some articles contained herein have been reprinted by the Koch Companies with permission from the original source. No Koch Company has authority to extend its reprint permission to you, and your reproduction, without previously obtaining the original source’s approval is prohibited. Market-Based Management®, MBM®, Principled EntrepreneurshipTM, Koch Industries, Inc.® , Transforming Daily LifeTM, the stylized “K” and other trademarks contained in this Web site are trademarks of the applicable Koch Company and may not be used or reproduced without the prior written consent of the Koch Company. In the event that a Koch Company grants permission to you to reproduce any logos, photographs, videotapes or articles owned by a Koch Company, you agree that such reproduction shall be done solely for the purpose of news reporting, and only in conjunction therewith; shall be done in accordance with the Graphic Standards of the Koch Companies (as provided by the Koch Companies in writing from time to time), where applicable; and shall be reprinted in their entirety, including current size and format. Any other use, without the prior written approval, shall be prohibited. The Koch Companies reserve the right to revoke, by written notice (electronic or surface mail), at any time and for any reason or no reason, any such permission or license granted to you for the usage of any articles, logos, photographs or videotapes, and you agree to return or destroy the relevant material, within ten (10) days of written notice of revocation from a Koch Company. You are not entitled to modify, print, publish, broadcast or redistribute the content of this Web site or reproduce, link, frame or deep-link this Web site on any other Web site without the express written permission of a Koch Company.

General

Nothing in these Terms of Use shall confer any right or benefit on any third party.

If any of the terms or conditions contained herein are held to be illegal, invalid or unenforceable by any court of competent jurisdiction, the remainder of these terms shall continue in full force and effect.

You have chosen to access the information on this Web site, which is located on a server in the state of Kansas, U.S.A. Thus, all information is deemed to have been provided to you in Kansas and Kansas law shall govern the provision of this information and your use of this Web site. You agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Kansas in respect of any issue in any way arising out of or in connection with these Terms of Use.