Blue Ridge Website Terms of Use

Welcome to BlueRidgeNetworks.com, the Blue Ridge Networks, Inc. ("Blue Ridge") website (the "Site"). These terms of use ("Terms of Use") impose conditions on your access to the Site, and any use you make of it, so please read them carefully. They do not alter in any way the terms or conditions of any other agreement you may have with Blue Ridge or its subsidiaries or affiliates for other products or services.

SPECIAL NOTE REGARDING NETWORKED BLUE RIDGE SITES
In an effort to make on-line information about Blue Ridge and business transactions with Blue Ridge efficient, Blue Ridge uses BlueRidgeNetworks.com as an entry into many networked web pages and websites operated by Blue Ridge and its affiliates (together, the "Blue Ridge Sites"). Please note that individual Blue Ridge Sites may adopt terms of use particular to the purpose of the Blue Ridge Site or the transactions taking place on the Blue Ridge Site. For example, some of the Blue Ridge Sites affiliated with commercial transactions that you or your business may have with Blue Ridge, particularly those which are password-protected or subject to subscriptions, may have differing terms, or separate agreements which supplement or supersede these terms. If a Blue Ridge Site has imposed its own terms of use by posting on the Blue Ridge Site, separate agreement or otherwise, the provisions of those Blue Ridge Terms of Use shall control in the event of a conflict or ambiguity with these general terms of use for BlueRidgeNetworks.com. Except as supplemented or superseded as described herein, these general terms of use for BlueRidgeNetworks.com apply to the entire network of Blue Ridge Sites, and control your use thereof.

Blue Ridge reserves the right to change or modify any of the terms and conditions contained in the Terms of Use or any policy or guideline of the Site, at any time in its sole discretion. Any change or modification will be effective upon posting of the revisions and notice of such changes to the Site. Your continued use of this Site following the posting of changes or modifications will constitute your acceptance of such changes or modifications. You should frequently review the Terms of Use and applicable policies from time to time to understand the terms and conditions that apply to your use of the Site. BY ACCESSING, BROWSING, AND USING THIS SITE, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS SET FORTH BELOW, OR INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE, AND ANY SUBSEQUENT CHANGES TO THE FOREGOING. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS OF USE OR ANY SUBSEQUENT MODIFICATION, DO NOT ACCESS, BROWSE OR OTHERWISE USE THIS SITE.

Incorporated Policies or Terms
Privacy Policy. Blue Ridge believes strongly in protecting individual user privacy and providing you notice of its use of data, including personally identifying information, collected from the Site. Blue Ridge has adopted a Privacy Policy that you should review in order to fully understand how Blue Ridge collects and uses information.

Terms of Sale
Transactions with Blue Ridge Sites offering products or services for purchase may be subject to Terms of Sale as a condition to completion of the transaction. The Terms of Sale may be posted on the Blue Ridge Site or set forth in a separate agreement. Your transactions will be governed by such Terms of Sale and you should review them carefully.

Site License and Access
Blue Ridge grants you a limited license to make personal use of the Site pursuant to the Terms of Use. Such grant does not include: (a) any resale or commercial use of the Site, information or content therein; (b) the collection and use of any product listings or descriptions; (c) making derivative uses of the Site and its information or contents; or (d) use of any data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction methods. Except as noted above, you are not granted any right or license by implication, estoppel, or otherwise in or under any patent, trademark, copyright, or proprietary right of Blue Ridge or any third party.

You may not use, frame or use framing techniques to enclose any Blue Ridge trademark, logo or other proprietary information (including the images found at this Site, the content of any text or the layout/design of any page or form contained on a page) without Blue Ridge's express written consent. Further, you may not use any meta tags or any other "hidden text" utilizing a Blue Ridge name, trademark, or product name without Blue Ridge's express written consent. Any unauthorized use of this Site will terminate the permission or license granted by these Terms of Use and may violate applicable law including copyright laws, trademark laws (including trade dress), and communications regulations and statutes. All violators will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.

Copyright
All copyrighted and copyrightable materials on this Site, including, but not limited to, the design, text, graphics, pictures, sound files, software, and other files ("Materials"), and the selection and arrangement thereof are copyrighted, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED, by Blue Ridge and/or third-party licensors. Except as permitted herein, none of the Materials may be copied, reproduced, distributed, republished, downloaded, displayed, posted or transmitted in any form or by any means, including, but not limited to, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without the prior written permission of Blue Ridge or the respective copyright owner. Permission is granted to display, copy, distribute and download the Materials on this Site for personal, non-commercial, and informational use only. You may not: (a) copy, publish, or post any Materials on any computer network or broadcast or publications media; (b) modify the Materials; or (c) remove or alter any copyright or other proprietary notices contained in the Materials, without the permission of Blue Ridge or the respective copyright owner.

Trademarks and Service Marks
Blue Ridge logos and product markings, and the products and services described in this Site (except those belonging to Blue Ridge suppliers or licensors), are among the trademarks, service marks or registered trademarks owned by Blue Ridge, and may not be copied, imitated or used, in whole or in part, without the prior written permission of Blue Ridge. In addition, all page headers, custom graphics, button icons, and scripts are service marks, trademarks, and/or trade dress owned by Blue Ridge, and may not be copied, imitated, or used, in whole or in part, without the prior written permission of Blue Ridge. All other trademarks, registered trademarks, product names and company names or logos mentioned herein are the property of their respective owners, and may not be copied, imitated or used, in whole or in part without the prior written permission of their owners.

Third-Party Content
This Site may include discussion forums and interactive areas, including bulletin board services. Any forums and interactive areas of the Site shall be used only for non-commercial purposes. By using the forums or interactive areas, you agree not to do any of the following: Upload to, distribute or otherwise publish through this Site any message, data, information, text or other material ("Content") that is unlawful, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, indecent, lewd, harassing, threatening, harmful, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, inflammatory or otherwise objectionable;

Upload or transmit any Content that would constitute or encourage a criminal offense, violate the rights of any party, or that would otherwise create liability or violate any local, state, national, or international law;

Upload or transmit any Content that may infringe any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other intellectual or proprietary right of any party. By posting any Content, you represent and warrant that you have the lawful right to distribute and reproduce such Content;

Impersonate any person or entity or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity; and Without Blue Ridge's written permission, distribute or publish unsolicited promotions, advertising or solicitations for funds, goods or services, including junk mail and spam. Blue Ridge takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any Content posted or uploaded by you or any third party, or for any mistakes, defamation, slander, libel, omissions, falsehoods, obscenity, pornography or profanity you may encounter. As a provider of interactive services, Blue Ridge is only a forum and is not liable for any statements, representations, or content provided by its users.

Enforcement
Blue Ridge has the right, but not the obligation, to monitor any activity and Content associated with its forums and interactive areas. Blue Ridge may investigate any reported violation of its policies or complaints and take any action that it deems appropriate. Such action may include, but is not limited to, issuing warnings, suspension or termination of service, and/or removal of posted Content or forwarding the results of the investigation to appropriate law enforcement personnel. Blue Ridge reserves the right and has absolute discretion to remove, screen or edit any Content that violates these provisions or is otherwise objectionable. In order to cooperate with legitimate governmental requests, subpoenas or court orders, to protect the Blue Ridge systems and customers, or to ensure the integrity and operation of the Blue Ridge business and systems, Blue Ridge may access and disclose any information it considers necessary or appropriate, including, without limitation, user profile information (i.e., name, e-mail address, etc.), IP addressing and traffic information, usage history, and posted Content. You shall remain solely liable for the Content of any messages or other information you upload or transmit to this Site, including the discussion forums or interactive areas of the Site. You agree to indemnify and hold Blue Ridge harmless from any claim, action, demand, loss, or damages (including attorneys' fees) made or incurred by any third party arising out of or relating to your conduct, your violation of these Terms of Use, or your violation of any rights of a third party.

Links to the Site
You are granted a limited, non-exclusive right to create a hyperlink to this Site provided such link does not portray Blue Ridge or any of its products and services in a false, misleading, derogatory or otherwise defamatory manner. You may not use a Blue Ridge logo or other proprietary graphic or trademark of Blue Ridge to link to this Site without the express written permission of Blue Ridge. This limited right may be revoked at any time.

Third Party Links
Blue Ridge makes no claim or representation regarding, and accepts no responsibility for, the quality, content, nature or reliability of third party sites accessible by hyperlink from this Site, or third party sites linking to this Site. The third party linked sites are not under the control of Blue Ridge and Blue Ridge is not responsible for the content of any third-party linked site or any link contained in a third-party linked site, or any review, changes or updates to such sites. Blue Ridge is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply affiliation, endorsement, or adoption by Blue Ridge of the site or any information contained therein. When leaving the Blue Ridge Site, you should be aware that the Blue Ridge terms and policies do not govern the use of any linked site.

General Submissions
Do not use this Site as a means of submitting information you consider to be proprietary. Confidential and proprietary information should be submitted only in connection with those Blue Ridge Sites specifically allowing and providing for its receipt and protection and only where subject to a specific agreement by Blue Ridge to protect the confidentiality of the information. Except as otherwise expressly provided in the terms of use for your transactions with a Blue Ridge Site or in a written agreement with Blue Ridge applicable to your particular use of a Blue Ridge Site, any submission of materials by you will be considered a contribution to Blue Ridge for further use in its sole discretion, regardless of any proprietary claims or reservation of rights noted in the submission. Accordingly, you agree that any materials, including but not limited to questions, comments, suggestions, ideas, plans, notes, drawings, original or creative materials or other information, provided by you in the form of e-mail or submissions to Blue Ridge, or postings on this Site, are non-confidential (subject to the Blue Ridge Privacy Policy) and shall become the sole property of Blue Ridge. Blue Ridge shall own exclusive rights, including all intellectual property rights, and shall be entitled to the unrestricted use of these materials for any purpose, commercial or otherwise, without acknowledgment or compensation to you. The submission of any materials to Blue Ridge, including the posting of materials to any forum or interactive area, irrevocably waives any and all "moral rights" in such materials, including the rights of paternity and integrity.

Export Restrictions
Any software and all underlying information and technology downloaded from this Site (collectively the "Software") by you may be subject to U.S. export controls, including the Export Administration Act (50 U.S.C. Appx. §§ 2401 et seq.) and the Export Administration Regulations ("EAR", 50 C.F.R. Parts 730-774), and may be subject to export or import regulations in other countries. You are responsible for complying with all trade regulations and laws both foreign and domestic. Except as authorized by law, you agree and warrant not to export or re-export the Software to any country, or to any person, entity, or end-user subject to U.S. export controls, including without limitation persons or entities listed on the U.S. Department of Commerce Bureau of Export Administration's Denied Parties List and the U.S. Department of Treasury's Specially Designated Nationals. You further represent and warrant that no U.S. federal agency has suspended, revoked, or denied your export privileges.

Financial Material Disclosure
Press Releases. The information contained within press releases issued by Blue Ridge should not be deemed accurate or current except as of the date the release was posted. Blue Ridge has no intention of updating, and specifically disclaims any duty to update, the information in the press releases. To the extent any information therein is forward-looking, it is intended to fit within the safe harbor for forward-looking statements, and is subject to material risk.

Third-Party Financial Information
Blue Ridge may provide links to third party websites or services that contain financial or investment information about Blue Ridge. Access to such websites and the information contained therein is provided as service to those interested in the information. Blue Ridge neither regularly monitors nor has control over the content of third parties' statements or websites. Accordingly, Blue Ridge does not endorse or adopt these websites or any information contained therein, including, without limitation, analyst's reports and stock quotes. Blue Ridge makes no representations or warranties whatsoever regarding the accuracy or completeness of the content, information, or opinions of third party websites or other third party information that is identified on the Site. Users visit these websites and use the information contained therein at their own risk.

Disclaimers
"AS IS" BASIS. THIS SITE AND THE MATERIALS CONTAINED HEREIN ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT USE OF THIS SITE, INCLUDING ALL CONTENT, DATA OR SOFTWARE DISTRIBUTED BY, DOWNLOADED OR ACCESSED FROM OR THROUGH THIS SITE, IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. WARRANTY DISCLAIMER. BLUE RIDGE DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT AS TO THE INFORMATION, MATERIALS, CONTENT, SERVICES AND PRODUCTS ON THE SITE. BLUE RIDGE DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT MATERIALS IN THIS SITE ARE ACCURATE, COMPLETE, RELIABLE, CURRENT, OR ERROR-FREE. BLUE RIDGE IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS OR OMISSIONS RELATING TO PRICING, TEXT, OR PHOTOGRAPHY. WHILE BLUE RIDGE ATTEMPTS TO ASSURE THAT YOUR ACCESS AND USE OF THE SITE IS SAFE, BLUE RIDGE CANNOT AND DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THIS SITE OR ITS SERVER(S) ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.

Blue Ridge reserves the right to change any and all content contained on this Site at any time without notice. Reference to any products, services, processes, or other information, by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, supplier, or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation thereof by Blue Ridge.

Limitation of Liability
IN NO EVENT SHALL BLUE RIDGE BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, SPECIAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF PROFITS, OR LOSS OF DATA, WHETHER IN AN ACTION IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO NEGLIGENCE), OR OTHERWISE, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OF THIS SITE OR THE MATERIALS CONTAINED IN, OR ACCESSED THROUGH, THIS SITE. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF BLUE RIDGE (WHETHER IN CONTRACT, WARRANTY, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE WHETHER ACTIVE, PASSIVE OR IMPUTED), PRODUCT LIABILITY, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHER THEORY) ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE USE OF THE BLUE RIDGE SITE EXCEED $5.00 OR THE AMOUNT YOU PAID BLUE RIDGE, WHICHEVER IS LESS.

Certain jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, or the exclusion or limitation of certain damages. If these laws apply, some or all of the above disclaimers, exclusions, or limitations, may not apply to you, and you may have additional rights to those contained herein.
Applicable Law and Venue These Terms of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Delaware, applicable to agreements made and entirely to be performed within the State of Delaware, without resort to its conflict of law provisions. You agree that any action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to these terms and conditions shall be filed only in state or federal court located in Delaware, and you hereby irrevocably and unconditionally consent and submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of such courts over any suit, action or proceeding arising out of these terms and conditions.

Termination
Notwithstanding any of these terms and conditions, Blue Ridge reserves the right, without notice and in its sole discretion, to terminate your license to use the Site, and to block or prevent future access to and use of the Site.

Severability
If any provision of these Terms of Use shall be deemed unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these terms and conditions and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.

Blue Ridge Privacy Policy
This website is owned and controlled by Blue Ridge Networks, Inc. ("Blue Ridge"), 14120 Parke Long Court, Suite 103, Chantilly, Virginia, 20151, USA. Blue Ridge owns the copyrights for this website and the material contained in it. All trademarks and service marks referenced in the website are owned by Blue Ridge unless stated otherwise. Blue Ridge has implemented measures designed to protect the privacy of those using our services. Although Blue Ridge respects the privacy of all those who visit our site and use our online services, we do collect information from and about our users. Except as set forth in this Privacy Policy, our Terms of Use, and other published guidelines, we do not release personally identifiable information (as described below) about users of this site without their permission.

Effect of This and Related Documents: This Privacy Policy, together with our Terms of Use and other published guidelines, governs your interaction with this site and your registration for and use of Blue Ridge online services.

Periodic Policy Changes: Please note that Blue Ridge reviews its privacy policies and practices from time to time to track technology and/or legal changes, and that those practices are subject to change without notice. We ask that you bookmark and periodically review this page to ensure continuing familiarity with the most current version of our privacy policy.

Opt-Out Option: If you would like to have your personally-identifiable information removed from the Blue Ridge data bases going forward, please call 703-631-0700, or e-mail info@BlueRidgeNetworks.com, and we will use reasonable efforts to comply with your request. However, residual information will remain within Blue Ridge databases, access logs, and other historical internal and archival records, which may or may not contain personally identifiable information. Requesting Available Information About You: If you want to find out what information Blue Ridge has in its database about you, please write Blue Ridge at the address above, call 703-631-0700, or e-mail info@BlueRidgeNetworks.com. Please include your name, e-mail address, and other information in the same format that you originally supplied to Blue Ridge, so we can be more certain of matching your request to the correct information.

Notice: The Information We May Gather
Non-personally-identifiable information: (a) General: When users come to our site, we collect and aggregate information indicating their home server, but not their e-mail addresses. Such information helps us identify the most popular content and portions of our site and determine the effectiveness of our various promotional activities. We aggregate such information for internal review. It is superseded by more recent information, subject to backup and archival requirements.

(b) "Cookies": We use "cookies"—small text files placed on your computer's hard drive—to give you faster access to this site's contents, and to help us determine the type of content you find of interest, the sites to which you link, the length of time you spend at any particular area of this site, and the particular Blue Ridge services you choose to use. Cookies are only read by the server that placed them, and are unable to execute any code or virus. Cookies allow Blue Ridge to serve you better and to personalize your web-browsing experience. Nevertheless, you should be able to control how and whether cookies will be accepted by your web browser. For more information on how to do this, please refer to the documentation accompanying your browser or third party websites.

Personally Identifiable Information:
(a) General: In certain areas of this site, we require that you provide us with personally identifiable information in order to be able to use certain portions of this site and for other reasons provided in this Privacy Policy. For instance, the names and contact information of persons who visit our websites are added to our database (presently maintained in a third party facility) so that they may be contacted in the future regarding Blue Ridge products, services or future opportunities.

(b) Blue Ridge Not Responsible for Third Party Content on site: Blue Ridge cannot and does not control the acts of the users of its website's services or monitor the accuracy of postings by such users. All users should be aware that, when they disclose personally identifiable information in a bulletin board, chat room, or other forum or public area of this site, the information might be collected, circulated, and used by others. In the event that you encounter any user who is improperly collecting or using information about you or other users, please contact us at 703-631-0700, or e-mail info@BlueRidgeNetworks.com.

How We Use The Information We Gather
How We Use Non-Personally Identifiable Information: We aggregate data on a web server for internal review purposes, and to enable us to build higher quality, more useful online services and better products. For example, we may perform statistical analyses of the collective characteristics and behavior of our users. Aggregated information is superseded (but not entirely removed) by more recent information, subject to Blue Ridge or its web site host's standard backup and archival processes.

How We Use Personally-Identifiable Information: This Privacy Policy serves as notice that personally-identifiable information is collected during site visits. Individuals may be contacted regarding Blue Ridge products, services or future opportunities. Such contact may occur by telephone or mail, as Blue Ridge deems appropriate. Such contact may occur by email if the user opts in.
Blue Ridge reserves the right to disclose information contained in its access logs concerning any user as is necessary (a) to protect its systems or business; (b) as it relates to any acts which raise a reasonable belief of violation of applicable law or regulation; or (c) in response to any request of law enforcement or the courts. In particular, Blue Ridge reserves the right to disclose information when a user is in violation of our Terms of Use or other published guidelines, initiates or participates in any illegal activity, or in response to court and governmental orders, civil subpoenas, discovery requests, and as otherwise required by law.

In reviewing this Privacy Policy, please note that Blue Ridge cannot and does not assume any responsibility for any actions or omissions of third parties, including other site users, including the manner in which they might use information received either from Blue Ridge or independently.

Blue Ridge Networks Trademarks
Blue Ridge®, AppGuard®, BorderGuard®, EdgeGuard®, Tunnel-Lock®, and Secure.Easy.Protected.Access™ are all registered trademarks or trademarks of Blue Ridge Networks, Inc. Other trademarks and brands used on this website are the property of their respective owners.

Third Party Legal Notices
The open source license terms for the following Third Party software products may apply to Blue Ridge software products:

bzip 2: http://bzip.org/docs.html
Chromium: http://code.google.com/chromium/terms.html
LTools: www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-2.0.html
Virtual Box: www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-2.0.html
VMware View Open Client: http://www.gnu.org/licenses/lgpl.html   http://code.google.com/p/vmware-view-open-client/