Welcome to the Mercer Web sites (together, the “Site”). Mercer LLC (“we” or “Mercer”) owns and operates this Site on behalf of itself and its subsidiaries around the world (collectively the “Mercer Companies”) to provide information and online services to its users and as an online information and employment information service for the Mercer Companies (the “Service”). The following is a legal agreement (“Agreement”) between Mercer and you. By accessing or using this Site you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by this Agreement.
Please read this Agreement carefully because the terms are binding upon you. If you are a regular user of this Site, please check this Agreement for updates. It governs your use of the Site and Service. We may also post additional terms and conditions that apply to specific Site areas. These area-specific terms and conditions are incorporated into the Agreement. We may change this Agreement at any time by posting the amended Agreement on the Site. Certain provisions of these Terms may be superseded by expressly designated legal notices or terms located on particular pages at this Site. Please read this Policy carefully and be aware that we may change it at any time. As a result, we suggest you check back regularly to this page to be apprised of any updates or changes. We last revised this Agreement on 3 June 2003.
You may print out from the Site two copies of pages of content from the Site for your own personal or business use, provided you do not publish, copy, or otherwise re-transmit what you have printed out from the Site – see Copyright below for full details.
No Unlawful or Prohibited Use
You agree not to use the Service for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by this Agreement. You agree not to post or submit on this Site, any material that:
(a) infringes or may infringe on anyone else’s copyright, trade secret, trademark, or other intellectual property rights;
(b) violates or may violate others’ privacy or publicity rights;
(c) is obscene, defamatory, threatening, harassing, abusive, hateful, or embarrassing to another party;
(d) impersonates another person; or
(e) breaches any obligations of confidentiality or any other contractual obligation you may owe to any third parties.
You further agree not to submit any materials that contain viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancelbots, or other computer programming routines or engines that are intended to damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept, or expropriate any system, data, or information. You may not try to gain unauthorized access to the Service, other accounts, computer systems or networks connected to the Service through hacking, password mining, or any other means. You agree that you will not use any robot, spider, other automatic device, or manual process to monitor or copy pages of this Site or the content contained on it without our express prior written permission.
We may (but need not) monitor, edit, or remove any content from this Site that violates this Agreement.
Disclaimer of Warranties
THIS SITE MAY CONTAIN INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. YOU AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. WE PROVIDE THIS SITE AND THE SERVICE “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” AND WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY OR CONDITION, EXPRESS, IMPLIED, OR STATUTORY, AS TO THE OPERATION OF THE SERVICE; THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, COMPLETENESS, OR TIMELINESS OF THE CONTENT OR MATERIALS INCLUDED ON THE SITE OR THIS SERVICE; OR OTHERWISE. WE SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIM ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.
WE DO NOT WARRANT:
(a) THAT THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE,
(b) THE QUALITY OF ANY SERVICES, INFORMATION, OR OTHER MATERIAL OBTAINED BY YOU THROUGH THE SERVICE, OR
(c) THAT ANY ERRORS IN THE SERVICE WILL BE CORRECTED.
YOU AGREE THAT MERCER SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA, ANY MATERIAL OR DATA SENT OR RECEIVED OR NOT SENT OR RECEIVED, OR ANY TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO THROUGH THIS SITE. YOU AGREE THAT MERCER IS NOT RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY THREATENING, DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE, OR ILLEGAL CONTENT OR CONDUCT OF ANY OTHER PARTY OR ANY INFRINGEMENT OF ANOTHER'S RIGHTS, INCLUDING INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS.
MERCER DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THIS SITE, ITS SERVERS, OR E-MAIL SENT FROM THIS SITE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. YOU DOWNLOAD ANY MATERIAL THROUGH THE USE OF THE SERVICE AT YOUR OWN RISK, AND YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM MERCER OR THROUGH OR FROM THE SERVICE, SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THIS AGREEMENT.
Limitation of Liability
MERCER SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR OTHER DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA, OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF MERCER HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), ARISING OUT OF, RESULTING FROM OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH:
(a) THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE, ANY DELAY IN, OR THE PERFORMANCE OF THE SERVICE;
(b) THE COST OF PROCURING SUBSTITUTE SERVICES RESULTING FROM ANY DATA, INFORMATION, OR SERVICES OBTAINED, OR MESSAGES RECEIVED OR TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO THROUGH OR FROM, THE SERVICE;
(c) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA;
(d) STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON THE SERVICE; OR
(e) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO THE SERVICE OR THIS AGREEMENT, WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE.
SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES OR THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTAIL DAMAGES. ACCORDINGLY SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH ANY PORTION OF THE SERVICE OR OF THIS AGREEMENT, YOUR EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO STOP USING THE SERVICE.
This site contains links to other sites. The policies at other sites, which are owned and operated by third parties, may be different from this policy. Those third party sites’ policies will govern the use of information you provide to them. Mercer makes no representations whatsoever about any other Web site that you may access through this one. Links imply neither that Mercer is affiliated with or otherwise endorses any third parties nor that it is legally authorized to use any trademark, trade name, logo, or copyright symbol displayed in or accessible through the links, or that any linked site is authorized to use any trademark, trade name, logo, or copyright symbol of Mercer.
US and international copyright laws and treaties protect this Site and its content. You agree to comply with all copyright laws in your use of this Site and to prevent any unauthorized copying of this Site and its contents. The copyright in all material provided on this Site is held by Mercer or by the original creator of the material.
You may print out from the Site two copies of pages of content from the Site for your own personal or business use, provided you do not publish, copy, or otherwise re-transmit what you have printed out from the Site. Beyond this limited permission to print content, you may not copy, reproduce, distribute, republish, download, display, post, or transmit any Site content or software in any form or by any means, including, but not limited to, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without the express prior written permission of Mercer or the copyright owner. You may not “mirror” or “frame” any material contained on this Site or on any other Mercer server without Mercer's express prior written permission. Except as expressly provided in this Agreement, Mercer does not grant any express or implied right to you under any patents, trademarks, copyrights, or other similar rights.
By accessing and using this Site you agree to this Agreement.