Terms of Service
PATTERN COMPUTER, INC’S TERMS OF SERVICE
Pattern Computer, Inc. (“Pattern Computer”) provides use of its www.patterncomputer.com and other related websites and online services (collectively referred to as “Services”) to you subject to the following Terms of Service (“TOS”). The most current version of the TOS will be found at: https://www.patterncomputer.com/terms-of-service/.
Privacy and Protection of Personal Information. See the Privacy and Security Statement relating to the collection, use, and protection of your personal information.
Your Use of the Service. Pattern Computer does not claim ownership of content you submit or that you make available for inclusion on the Service. However, with respect to content you submit through the website or Services, including feedback and suggestions (collectively “Submission” or “Submissions”), you grant to Pattern Computer permission to use the Submission in connection with the operation of its business and a license to: copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, reproduce, edit, translate, and reformat your Submission, and to publish your name in connection with your Submission, all without compensation from Pattern Computer.
You understand and agree that all information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages, tags, or other materials (“Content”), whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, are the sole responsibility of the person from whom such Content originated. This means that you, and not Pattern Computer, are entirely responsible for all Content that you upload, download, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available or use via the Service. You understand that by using the Service, you may be exposed to Content that is offensive, indecent or objectionable.
You understand and agree that with respect to your Submissions or Content:
a. You are the owner or that the owner has granted you permission to use such Submissions or Content;
b. They do not contain confidential or proprietary information;
c. Pattern Computer shall be entitled to use or disclose such Submissions or Content for any purpose;
d. Pattern Computer may have something similar already under consideration or in development; and
e. You are not entitled to any compensation or reimbursement of any kind from Pattern Computer under any circumstances.
No Unlawful or Prohibited Use. As a condition of your use of the Services, you will not use the Services for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, or notices. You may not use the Services in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair any Pattern Computer server, or the network(s) connected to any Pattern Computer server, or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of any Services. You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to any Services, other accounts, computer systems or networks connected to any Pattern Computer server or to any of the Services, through hacking, password mining or any other means. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available through the Services.
Restrictions on Use. By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree that when using the Services, you will not:
• Publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information.
• Upload, or otherwise make available, files that contain images, photographs, software or other material protected by intellectual property laws, including, by way of example, and not as limitation, copyright or trademark laws (or by rights of privacy or publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consent to do the same.
• Use any material or information, including images or photographs, which are made available through the Services in any manner that infringes any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, or other proprietary right of any party.
• Upload files that contain viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancelbots, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another’s computer or property of another.
• Advertise or offer to sell or buy any goods or services for any business purpose.
• Download any file posted by another user that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally reproduced, displayed, performed, and/or distributed in such manner.
• Falsify or delete any copyright management information, such as author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded.
• Restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Services.
• Violate any code of conduct or other guidelines which may be applicable for any particular Service.
• Harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including e-mail addresses.
• Violate any applicable laws or regulations.
• Create a false identity for the purpose of misleading others.
• Use, download or otherwise copy, or provide (with or without a fee) to a person or entity any directory of users of the Services or other user or usage information or any portion thereof.
Pattern Computer reserves the right to review materials posted to the Services and to remove any materials in its sole discretion. Pattern Computer reserves the right to terminate your access to any or all of the Services at any time, without notice, for any reason whatsoever.
Pattern Computer reserves the right at all times to disclose any information, Submissions, or Content as it deems necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in its sole discretion.
Intellectual Property Rights. Pattern Computer owns and retains all worldwide rights in the intellectual property (IP) of this website and its Content on the website, including, but not limited to, trademarks, the “look and feel” of the website, its color combinations, layout, and all other graphical elements, and the copyright in and to its original content. You should assume that Pattern Computer’s Content that you see or read on the website is copyrighted or otherwise protected and owned by Pattern Computer. You should assume that the company name, graphics, logos, designs, and other product or services names associated with Pattern Computer represent trademarks and tradenames of Pattern Computer.
Notice Specific to Software Available on this Website. Any software that is made available to download from the Services (“Software”) is the copyrighted work of Pattern Computer and/or its suppliers. Use of the Software is governed by the terms of the end user license agreement, if any, which accompanies or is included with the Software (“License Agreement”). An end user will be unable to install any Software that is accompanied by or includes a License Agreement, unless he or she first agrees to the License Agreement terms. Third party scripts or code, linked to or referenced from this website, will generally be licensed to you by the third parties that own such code, not by Pattern Computer.
The Software is made available for download solely for use by end users according to the License Agreement. Any reproduction or redistribution of the Software not in accordance with the License Agreement is expressly prohibited by law, and may result in civil and criminal penalties.
WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, COPYING OR REPRODUCTION OF THE SOFTWARE TO ANY OTHER SERVER OR LOCATION FOR FURTHER REPRODUCTION OR REDISTRIBUTION IS EXPRESSLY PROHIBITED, UNLESS SUCH REPRODUCTION OR REDISTRIBUTION IS EXPRESSLY PERMITTED BY THE LICENSE AGREEMENT ACCOMPANYING SUCH SOFTWARE.
THE SOFTWARE IS WARRANTED, IF AT ALL, ONLY ACCORDING TO THE TERMS OF THE LICENSE AGREEMENT. EXCEPT AS WARRANTED IN THE LICENSE AGREEMENT, PATTERN COMPUTER HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THE SOFTWARE, INCLUDING ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE, PATTERN COMPUTER MAY MAKE AVAILABLE AS PART OF THE SERVICES OR IN ITS SOFTWARE PRODUCTS, TOOLS AND UTILITIES FOR USE AND/OR DOWNLOAD. PATTERN COMPUTER DOES NOT MAKE ANY ASSURANCES WITH REGARD TO THE ACCURACY OF THE RESULTS OR OUTPUT THAT DERIVES FROM SUCH USE OF ANY SUCH TOOLS AND UTILITIES. PLEASE RESPECT THE INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS OF OTHERS WHEN USING THE TOOLS AND UTILITIES MADE AVAILABLE ON THE SERVICES OR IN PATTERN COMPUTER’S SOFTWARE PRODUCTS.
Disclaimer Regarding Software, Documents, and Services Available on this Website.
IN NO EVENT SHALL PATTERN COMPUTER AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER TORTIOUS ACTION, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF SOFTWARE, DOCUMENTS, CONTENT, SUBMISSIONS, PROVISION OF OR FAILURE TO PROVIDE SERVICES, OR INFORMATION AVAILABLE FROM THE SERVICES.
Member Account, Password, and Security. If any of the Services requires you to open an account, you must complete the registration process by providing us with current, complete and accurate information as prompted by the applicable registration form. You also will choose a password and a user name. You are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and account. Furthermore, you are entirely responsible for any and all activities that occur under your account. You agree to notify Pattern Computer immediately of any unauthorized use of your account or any other breach of security. Pattern Computer will not be liable for any loss that you may incur as a result of someone else using your password or account, either with or without your knowledge. However, you could be held liable for losses incurred by Pattern Computer or another party due to someone else using your account or password. You may not use anyone else’s account at any time, without the permission of the account holder.
Links to Third Party Sites.
THE LINKS ON THIS WEBSITE WILL LET YOU LEAVE PATTERN COMPUTER’S SITE. THE LINKED SITES ARE NOT UNDER THE CONTROL OF PATTERN COMPUTER AND PATTERN COMPUTER IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CONTENTS OF ANY LINKED SITE OR ANY LINK CONTAINED IN A LINKED SITE, OR ANY CHANGES OR UPDATES TO SUCH SITES. PATTERN COMPUTER IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR WEBCASTING OR ANY OTHER FORM OF TRANSMISSION RECEIVED FROM ANY LINKED SITE. PATTERN COMPUTER IS PROVIDING THESE LINKS TO YOU ONLY AS A CONVENIENCE, AND THE INCLUSION OF ANY LINK DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT BY IT OF THE SITE.
Unsolicited Idea Submission Policy.
PATTERN COMPUTER OR ANY OF ITS EMPLOYEES DO NOT ACCEPT OR CONSIDER UNSOLICITED IDEAS, INCLUDING IDEAS FOR NEW ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS, NEW PROMOTIONS, NEW PRODUCTS OR TECHNOLOGIES, PROCESSES, MATERIALS, MARKETING PLANS OR NEW PRODUCT NAMES. PLEASE DO NOT SEND ANY ORIGINAL CREATIVE ARTWORK, SAMPLES, DEMOS, OR OTHER WORKS. THE PURPOSE OF THIS POLICY IS TO AVOID POTENTIAL MISUNDERSTANDINGS OR DISPUTES IF PATTERN COMPUTER’S PRODUCTS, SERVICES OR MARKETING STRATEGIES MIGHT SEEM SIMILAR TO UNSOLICITED IDEAS SUBMITTED BY OTHERS TO PATTERN COMPUTER. IF, DESPITE OUR REQUEST THAT YOU NOT SEND US YOUR IDEAS AND MATERIALS, YOU STILL SEND THEM, PLEASE UNDERSTAND THAT PATTERN COMPUTER MAKES NO ASSURANCES THAT YOUR IDEAS AND MATERIALS WILL BE TREATED AS CONFIDENTIAL OR PROPRIETARY.