Terms and Policies
website (“Website”) you (the “User”) agree to these terms and conditions. If you do not agree to the terms and conditions of this Agreement, you should immediately cease all usage of this website. We reserve the right, at any time, to modify, alter, or update the terms and conditions of this Agreement without prior notice. Modifications shall become effective immediately upon being posted at the Website. Your continued use of the Website after amendments are posted constitutes an acknowledgement and acceptance of the Agreement and its modifications. Except as provided in this paragraph, this Agreement may not be amended.
1. Description of Website
ARPIN GROUP is providing User with access to the website. User must provide (1) all equipment necessary for their own Internet connection, including computer and modem and (2) provide for User’s access to the Internet, and (3) pay any fees that relate to such connection, as applicable.
2. Disclaimer of Warranties.
The Website is provided by ARPIN GROUP on an “AS IS” and on an “AS AVAILABLE” basis. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, ARPIN GROUP makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, regarding the use or the results of this Website in terms of its correctness, accuracy, reliability, or otherwise. ARPIN GROUP shall have no liability for any interruptions in the use of this Website. ARPIN GROUP disclaims all warranties with regard to the information provided, including the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties; therefore the above-referenced exclusion is inapplicable.
3. Limitation of Liability
ARPIN GROUP SHALL NOT be liable for any damages whatsoever, and in particular ARPIN GROUP shall not be liable for any special, indirect, consequential, or incidental damages, or damages for lost profits, loss of revenue, or loss of use, arising out of or related to this web site or the information contained in it, whether such damages arise in contract, negligence, tort, under statute, in equity, at law, or otherwise, even if ARPIN GROUP has been advised of the possibility of such damages. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW FOR THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, THEREFORE SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAYBE INAPPLICABLE.
User agrees to indemnify and hold ARPIN GROUP, its subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs, made by any third party due to or arising out of User’s use of the Website, the violation of this Agreement, or infringement by User, or other user of the Website using User’s computer, of any intellectual property or any other right of any person or entity.
5. Modifications and Interruption to Website
ARPIN GROUP reserves the right to modify or discontinue the Website with or without notice to the User. ARPIN GROUP shall not be liable to User or any third party should ARPIN GROUP exercise its right to modify or discontinue the Website. User acknowledges and accepts that ARPIN GROUP does not guarantee continuous, uninterrupted or secure access to our Website and operation of our Website may be interfered with or adversely affected by numerous factors or circumstances outside of our reasonable control.
6. Third-Party Sites
7. Disclaimer Regarding Accuracy of Vendor Information
Product specifications and other information have either been provided by the Vendors or collected from publicly available sources. While ARPIN GROUP makes every effort to ensure that the information on this Website is accurate, we can make no representations or warranties as to the accuracy or reliability of any information provided on this Website.
ARPIN GROUP makes no warranties or representations whatsoever with regard to any product provided or offered by any Vendor, and you acknowledge that any reliance on representations and warranties provided by any Vendor shall be at your own risk.
8. Governing Jurisdiction of the Courts of Rhode Island
9. Compliance with Laws.
User assumes all knowledge of applicable law and is responsible for compliance with any such laws. User may not use the Website in any way that violates applicable local, state, federal, or international laws, regulations or other government requirements. User further agrees not to transmit any material that encourages conduct that could constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, federal, or international law or regulation.
10. Copyright and Trademark Information
All content included or available on this Website, including, but not limited to, site design, text, graphics, interfaces, and the selection and arrangements thereof is © Arpin Group, Inc., 2009 www.arpin.com
, with all rights reserved, or is the property of ARPIN GROUP and/or third parties protected by intellectual property rights. Any use of materials on the Website, including reproduction for purposes other than those noted above, modification, distribution, or replication, any form of data extraction or data mining, or other commercial exploitation of any kind, without prior written permission of an authorized officer of ARPIN GROUP is strictly prohibited. Users agree that they will not use any robot, spider, or other automatic device, or manual process to monitor or copy our web pages or the content contained therein without prior written permission of an authorized officer of ARPIN GROUP.
ARPIN GROUP ™and www.arpin.com
™are proprietary marks of ARPIN GROUP. ARPIN GROUP’s service marks may not be used in connection with any product or website that is not provided by or without the prior written permission of ARPIN GROUP, in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among customers, or in any manner that disparages or discredits ARPIN GROUP.
All other trademarks displayed on ARPIN GROUP’s website are the service marks of their respective owners, and constitute neither an endorsement nor a recommendation of those vendors. In addition, such use of trademarks or links to the web sites of vendors is not intended to imply, directly or indirectly, that those vendors endorse or have any affiliation with ARPIN GROUP.
11. Notification of Claimed Copyright Infringement
Pursuant to Section 512(c) of the Copyright Revision Act, as enacted through the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, ARPIN GROUP designates the following individual as its agent for receipt of notifications of claimed copyright infringement.
Marco P. Uriati
General Counsel & Sr. VP
Arpin Group, Inc.
99 James P. Murphy Highway
By Telephone: 401-828-8111
ARPIN GROUP retains the right, at our sole discretion, to terminate any accounts involved with botnets and related activities. If any hostnames are used as command and control points for botnets, ARPIN GROUP reserves the right to direct the involved hostnames to a honeypot, loopback address, logging facility, or any other destination at our discretion.
13. Other Terms
Website Privacy Statement
This document was last updated on November 18th, 2009.
1. Acknowledgment and acceptance of terms
ARPIN GROUP is committed to protecting your privacy. This Website Privacy Statement sets forth our current privacy practices with regard to the information we collect when you or your computer interact with our website. By accessingwww.arpingroup.com
, you acknowledge and fully understand ARPIN GROUP’s Privacy Statement and freely consent to the information collection and use practices described in this Website Privacy Statement.
2. Participating Merchant Policies
Related services and offerings with links from this website, including vendor sites, have their own privacy statements that can be viewed by clicking on the corresponding links within each respective website. Online merchants and others who participate in ARPIN GROUP services are encouraged to participate in industry privacy initiatives and to take a responsible attitude towards consumer privacy. However, since we do not have direct control over the policies or practices of participating merchants and other third parties, we are not responsible for the privacy practices or contents of those sites. We recommend and encourage that you always review the privacy policies of merchants and other third parties before you provide any personal information or complete any transaction with such parties.
3. NOTICE OF INFORMATION We Collect and How We Use It
ARPIN GROUP collects certain information from and about its users in three ways: directly from our Web Server logs, the user, and with Cookies.
a. Web Server Logs.
When you visit our Website, we may track information to administer the site and analyze its usage. Examples of information we may track include:
Your Internet protocol address.
The kind of browser or computer you use.
Number of links you click within the site.
State or country from which you accessed the site.
Date and time of your visit.
Name of your Internet service provider.
Web page you linked to our site from.
Pages you viewed on the site.
We do not knowingly collect Personal Information from children and will destroy such information if it is disclosed to us without proper parental consent.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. For example, if you personalize a web page, or navigate within a site, a cookie helps the site to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. Hence, this simplifies the process of delivering relevant content and eases site navigation by providing and saving your preferences and login information as well as providing personalized functionality.
ARPIN GROUP reserves the right to share aggregated site statistics with partner companies, but does not allow other companies to place cookies on our website unless there is a temporary, overriding customer value (such as merging intowww.arpingroup.com
a site that relies on third-party cookies).
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies. If you reject cookies by changing your browser settings then be aware that this may disable some of the functionality on our website.
c. Personal Information Users
Visitors to our website can register to purchase services and products. When you register, we will request some personal information such as name, address, email, telephone number or facsimile number, account number and other relevant information. If you are purchasing a service, we will request financial information. Any financial information we collect is used only to bill you for the services you purchased. If you purchase by credit card, this information may be forwarded to your credit card provider. For other types of registrations, we will ask for the relevant information. You may also be asked to disclose personal information to us so that we can provide assistance and information to you. For example, such data may be warranted in order to provide online technical support and troubleshooting.
We will not disclose personally identifiable information we collect from you to third parties without your permission except to the extent necessary including but not limited:
To fulfill your requests for products or services.
To protect ourselves from liability,
To respond to legal process or comply with law, or
In connection with a merger, acquisition, or liquidation of the company.
To protect against fraud.
To those you have authorized us to disclose the information and other s as permitted or required by law.
To other institutions with whom we have joint marketing agreements;
To other institutions with which we jointly provide services or products.
4. Use of Web Beacons or GIF files
ARPIN GROUP Web pages may contain electronic images known as Web beacons – sometimes also called single-pixel GIFS – that allow ARPIN GROUP to count users who have visited those pages and to deliver co-branded services. ARPIN GROUP may include Web beacons in promotional e-mail messages or newsletters in order to determine whether messages have been opened and acted upon.
Some of these Web beacons may be placed by third party service providers to help determine the effectiveness of our advertising campaigns or email communications. These Web beacons may be used by these service providers to place a persistent cookie on your computer. This allows the service provider to recognize your computer each time you visit certain pages or emails and compile anonymous information in relation to those page views, which in turn enables us and our service providers to learn which advertisements and emails bring you to our website and how you use the site. ARPIN GROUP prohibits Web beacons from being used to collect or access your personal information.
5. Accessing Web Account Information
6. Changes to this Statement
ARPIN GROUP has the discretion to update this Privacy Statement from time to time. When we do, we will also revise the “updated” date at the top of this Privacy Statement. We encourage you to periodically review this Privacy Statement to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. Your continued use of the service constitutes your agreement to this Privacy Statement and any updates.
7. Contacting Us
If you have questions regarding our Privacy Statement, its implementation, failure to adhere to this Privacy Statement and/or our general practices, please contact us at www.arpingroup.com
or send your comments to:
ARPIN GROUP, Inc.
Attention: Paula Simao
Privacy Statement Personnel
99 James P. Murphy Highway
West Warwick, RI 02893
ARPIN GROUP will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly respond and resolve any problem or question.