©2018-2019 PROTECHOS INC.


PRoTECHOS Terms of Service


PROTECHOS INC. (“PRoTECHOS” “we,” or “us”) provides the site available at http://www.protechos.org/ 
(“Site”)  as  a  complimentary  information  service  (the  “Services”)  offered  by  PRoTECHOS  to 
 you  as  a Website  user,  with  the  express  condition  that  you  agree  to  be  bound  by  
these  terms  and  conditions (“Terms”).  Do not use the Site if you do not agree to these Terms.

 

1. SITE ACCESS IS CONDITIONED UPON YOUR CONSENT TO TERMS.

Please read the Terms carefully. You understand and agree that the Terms set forth the legally 
binding terms and conditions for your use of the Site and that the Services are made available and 
provided to you under these Terms. By visiting, using or accessing the Site and/or the Services, 
you agree to comply with and be bound by the Terms. If you do not agree with these Terms, you are 
required to leave the Site  and  discontinue  use  of  the  Site  and  Services  immediately.  You  
agree  to  review  the  Terms periodically to be aware of any modifications to the Terms, and your 
continued access to or use of the Site  and/or  Services  shall  be  deemed  your  acceptance  of  
the  modified  Terms.  You  agree  that  these standards for notice of changes are reasonable.

Access to the Site and Services is made available for your personal, internal, non-commercial use. 
You may not frame the Site or Services, or make available, or facilitate distribution of the Site, 
Services, or Content or Third-Party Content (each as defined below) through any means or medium 
unless otherwise expressly approved in writing by PRoTECHOS.

 

2.  YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES.

You  must  not  use  the  Site  or  Services  to:  (a)  violate  any  local,  state,  national  or international  law  or regulation; (b) violate any third-party right, including any intellectual property or privacy right; (c) stalk, harass,  threaten,  or  harm  another  individual;  (d) collect  or  store  personal  data  about  other  users without  their  express  consent;  (e) impersonate  any  person  or  entity,  or  otherwise  misrepresent  your affiliation with a person  or entity (including,   but   not   limited   to,   a   non-profit   organization or PRoTECHOS);  or  (f)  interfere  with  or  disrupt  the  Services  or  servers  or  networks connected  to  the Services, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Services, through the use of automated software or otherwise. You must not reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit for any commercial purposes, any portion of the Content, Site, or Services, use of the  Content,  Site,  or  Services,  or access  to  the Content,  Site,  or  Services.  You  may  not  modify,  make derivative works of, disassemble, reverse compile or reverse engineer any part of the Site or Services or access the Site or Services  in  order  to  build  a  similar  or  competitive  service.  You  may  not  introduce 
software or automated agents to the Site or Services so as to produce multiple applications, generate automated searches, requests, and/or queries, or to strip, scrape, or mine data from the Site or Services. Without our prior written consent, you may not (a) allow, enable, or otherwise support the transmission of mass unsolicited, commercial advertising or solicitations via e-mail (spam); (b) use any high volume, automated, or electronic means (including without limitation robots, spiders, scripts or other automatic device) to access the Services or monitor or copy our web pages or the content contained thereon; or (c) frame  the  Site,  place  pop-up  windows  over  its  pages,  or  otherwise  affect  the display of  its  pages.  All information that you provide to us will be true, accurate and current.


3.  MODIFICATIONS TO TERMS.

We may change the Terms or the PRoTECHOS Privacy Policy, from time to time. We will notify you of any such changes via e-mail or by posting notice to the Site. You agree that such amended Terms will be effective immediately after the notice is sent to you or posted on the Site, and your continued access to the Site or use of the Services after that time will constitute your acceptance of the amended Terms. You are responsible for providing us with your most current e-mail address. In the event that the last e- mail address you have provided us is not valid, or for any reason is not capable of delivering to you the notice  described  above,  our  dispatch  of  the  e-mail  containing  such  notice  will nonetheless  constitute effective notice of the changes described in the notice. If you object to any such changes, your sole and exclusive remedy will be to send an email to info@protechos.org and to cease your use of the Site and Services. In addition, certain areas of the Services may be subject to additional terms of use. By using such areas, or any part 
thereof, you agree to be bound by the additional terms of use applicable to such areas.  In the event  that  any  of  the  additional  terms  of  use  governing  such  areas  conflict  with these Terms, these Terms will control. Any future release, update, or other addition to functionality of the Site or Services will be subject to these Terms.

4. MODIFICATIONS TO SERVICES. We reserve the right to modify or discontinue the Site or Services with or without notice to you. We will not be liable to you or any third party should we exercise our right to modify or discontinue the Site or Services.  If you  object  to  any  such changes,  your  sole  recourse will be  to  cease  using  the Site  and/or Services. Continued use of the  Site  and/or Services following notice of any  such changes  will indicate your acknowledgement of such changes and satisfaction with the Site and/or Services as so modified.

5.  PRIVACY.

The collection, use, and disclosure of your personal information is described in our Privacy Policy.

6.  CONTENT.

All  content  available  on  this  Site,  including,  but  not  limited  to,  trademarks, photographs,  images, characters, names,  graphics, logos, illustrations, audio  clips and video clips (collectively, “Content”), is protected by copyright, trademark and other rights that are owned and/or controlled by PRoTECHOS or by other parties that have licensed their material to us. You may use content from this Site for your own personal,  non-commercial  use  only.  You  may not  copy,  reproduce,  publish,  upload,  post,  transmit  or distribute  any  Content  in  any  way  without  our  express  permission.   We  do  not  endorse  nor  are  we responsible  for  the  accuracy  or  reliability  of  any  Content  which  was  provided  by  third  parties  (“Third Party Content”) or the opinion, advice, information, or statement made on the Services by any user. We have the right, but not the obligation, to monitor and review the Third Party Content on the Services as well  as  your  use  of  the  Site  and  Services  to  determine  compliance  with these  Terms  and  any  other operating rules established by us, to satisfy any law, regulation or authorized government request, or for other  purposes.  You  understand  and  acknowledge  that  we  do  not  monitor  Third  Party  Content  for accuracy or reliability.

7.  YOUR CONTENT; LICENSE; REPRESENTATION AND WARRANTY.

You are solely  responsible for any  information, comments, feedback, data, materials, photos or other content of any  type or description that you provide or make  available to  us through or to the Site  or Services (“Your Content”), and you acknowledge that we are a passive conduit for the distribution and publication of Your Content. You represent and warrant that you own or have the necessary rights and permissions,  without  the  need  for  payment  to  any  other  person or  entity,  to  use  and  exploit,  and  to authorize PRoTECHOS to use and exploit, Your Content in all manners contemplated under these Terms. You further represent and warrant that Your Content (a) does not infringe on any third party’s copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret or other proprietary rights or rights of publicity or privacy; (b) does not violate any law, statute, ordinance or regulation, including without limitation the laws and regulations governing export control; (c) is not defamatory or libelous or harassing or derogatory in any manner; (d) is  not  pornographic  or  obscene;  (e)  does  not  violate  any  laws  regarding  unfair  competition, anti- discrimination  or  false  advertising;  (f)  does  not  contain  viruses,  trojan  horses, worms,  time  bombs, cancelbots, spyware, or other similar harmful or deleterious programming routine; and (g) conforms to these  Terms. We  reserve  the  right  to  remove  Your Content  if we believe  Your Content violates these Terms or may otherwise cause damage to us or if you breach any of the foregoing representations or warrantees. You  hereby  grant  to  us  a  worldwide,  perpetual,  irrevocable  and  royalty-free  license,  sublicensable through  multiple  tiers  of  sublicensees,  to  use,  reproduce,  modify,  distribute,  display,  perform,  and create  derivative  works  from  Your  Content  in  any  media  or  through  any  means  now  known  or  not currently  known  for  the  purposes  of  providing and  maintaining  the  Services.  You  acknowledge  that some of Your Content will be publicly available for other users of the Site or Services to view, such as feedback and comments. You acknowledge and agree that you are solely responsible for Your Content.

Without limiting the foregoing, if you believe that your work has been copied and posted on the Site or Services  in  a  way  that  constitutes  copyright  infringement,  please  provide  our designated  Copyright Agent with the following information: (i) an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest; (ii) a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed and an identification of the material on the Site or Services that you claim is infringing; (iii) a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Site or Services; (iv) your address, telephone number, and email address; (v) a written statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the  law;  (vi)  a  statement by  you,  made  under  penalty  of  perjury,  that  the  above  information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf. In connection with our Site and Services, we have a policy respecting copyright law that provides for  the  removal  of  any  infringing  materials  and  for  the  termination,  in  appropriate  circumstances,  of users of our Services who are repeat infringers of intellectual property rights.  PRoTECHOS’s Copyright Agent  for  notice  of  claims  of  copyright  infringement  can  be  reached  as  follows:  Copyright  Agent, PROTECHOS  INC.,  P.O.  Box  361470,  San  Juan,  PR  00936-1470,  Attn:  Copyright  Agent;  and email: info@protechos.org. Please note that, pursuant to 17 U.S.C. § 512(f), any misrepresentation of material  fact  in  a  written  notification  automatically  subjects  the  complaining  party  to  liability  for  any damages,  costs,  and  attorneys’  fees  incurred  by  us  in  connection with  the  written  notification  and allegation of copyright infringement.

8.  INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY.

You acknowledge that PROTECHOS and its licensors and suppliers owns all right, title and interest in and to  the  Services,  including  without  limitation,  the  Site  and  Content,  and  all  underlying  software  and technology,  including  without  limitation  all  Intellectual  Property Rights.  The  provision  of  the  Site  and Services does not transfer to you or any third party any rights, title, or interest in or to such Intellectual Property Rights. PRoTECHOS reserves all rights not granted in these Terms. If you provide us with any feedback or suggestions regarding the Site or Services (“Feedback”), you hereby grant us an unlimited, worldwide,  royalty-free,  and  irrevocable  license  to  use,  distribute,  creative  derivative  works  of,  or otherwise exploit such Feedback in any manner. “Intellectual Property Rights” means any and all rights existing  from  time  to  time  under  patent  law,  copyright  law,  trade  secret  law,  trademark  law,  unfair competition  law,  and  any  and  all  other  proprietary  rights,  and  any  and  all applications,  renewals, extensions and restorations thereof, now or hereafter in force and effect worldwide.

9.    RELEASE.

 You  hereby  release  us,  our  officers,  employees,  agents  and  successors from  claims, demands  any  and  all  losses,  damages,  rights,  claims,  and  actions  of  any  kind  including,  without limitation, personal injuries, death, and property damage, that is either directly or indirectly related to or  arises  from  (i)  any  interactions  with  other  users  of  the  Site  or  (ii)  any  activities  sponsored  by PRoTECHOS or arising from or related to your use of the Site or the Services. You agree that this release is  made  by  you  on  behalf  of  
yourself  and  your  spouse,  children,  heirs,  assigns,  estate,  executors, administrators and representatives to the fullest extent allowed by applicable law. If you are a California resident, you hereby waive California Civil Code Section 1542, which states: “A general release does not extend  to  claims  which  the  creditor  does  not  know  or  suspect  to  exist  in  his  favor at  the  time  of executing  the  release,  which,  if  known  by  him  must  have  materially affected  his  settlement  with  the debtor.”

10.  LINKS.

Our  provision  of  a  link  to  any  other  site  or  location  is  for  your  convenience  and does  not  signify  our endorsement of such other site or location or its contents. We have no control over, do not review, and cannot be responsible for, these outside sites or their content. We encourage you to review the terms of use and privacy policies for any such third party links you visit on the Site or Services. WE DISCLAIM ALL RESPONSIBILITY  FOR  AND  WE  WILL  NOT  BE  LIABLE  FOR  ANY  INFORMATION,  SOFTWARE,  OR  LINKS FOUND  AT ANY OTHER WEBSITE, INTERNET LOCATION, OR SOURCE OF INFORMATION, OR FOR YOUR USE OF SUCH INFORMATION.

11.  DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES.

YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT USE OF THE SITE AND SERVICES IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE SERVICES AND SITE ARE ALL PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. PROTECHOS EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES  OF  ANY  KIND,  WHETHER  EXPRESS,  IMPLIED,  OR  STATUTORY,  INCLUDING,  BUT  NOT LIMITED  TO,  THE  IMPLIED  WARRANTIES  OF  MERCHANTABILITY,  FITNESS  FOR  A  PARTICULAR  USE  OR PURPOSE,   ACCURACY,   AND   NON-INFRINGEMENT.   PROTECHOS   MAKES   NO   WARRANTY   THAT   THE SERVICES  OR  SITE  WILL  MEET  YOUR  REQUIREMENTS,  OR  THAT  THE  SERVICES  OR  SITE  WILL  BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR FREE; NOR DOES PROTECHOS MAKE ANY WARRANTY AS TO  THE RESULTS  THAT  MAY  BE  OBTAINED  FROM  THE  USE  OF  THE  SERVICES  OR  SITE  OR  AS  TO  THE ACCURACY  OR  RELIABILITY  OF  ANY  INFORMATION  OBTAINED  THROUGH  THE  SERVICES  OR  SITE,  OR THAT DEFECTS IN THE SERVICES OR SITE WILL BE CORRECTED. YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT ANY MATERIAL AND/OR  INFORMATION  DOWNLOADED  OR  OTHERWISE  OBTAINED  THROUGH  THE  USE  OF THE SERVICES OR SITE IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND THAT YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE  FOR  ANY  DAMAGE  TO  YOUR  COMPUTER  SERVICES  OR  LOSS  OF  DATA  THAT  RESULTS FROM  SUCH  DOWNLOAD. PROTECHOS  MAKES  NO  WARRANTY  REGARDING  ANY  DEALINGS  WITH  OR TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO WITH ANY OTHER PARTIES THROUGH THE SERVICES OR SITE. THE ENTIRE RISK   AS   TO   SATISFACTORY   QUALITY,  PERFORMANCE, ACCURACY,   EFFORT   AND   RESULTS   TO   BE OBTAINED   THROUGH   THE   USE   OF  THE   SITE   OR   THE   SERVICES   IS   WITH   YOU.   NO   ADVICE   OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM PROTECHOS OR THROUGH THE SERVICES WILL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY MADE HEREIN.

12.  LIMITATION OF LIABILITY.

YOU UNDERSTAND THAT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT WILL PROTECHOS  OR  ITS  OFFICERS,  EMPLOYEES,  DIRECTORS,  PARENTS,  SUBSIDIARIES,  AFFILIATES, AGENTS,   LICENSORS    OR    SUPPLIERS    BE    LIABLE    FOR    ANY    INDIRECT,    INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE, OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF REVENUES, PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF SUCH PARTIES WERE  ADVISED  OF,  KNEW  OF  OR  SHOULD  HAVE  KNOWN  OF  THE  POSSIBILITY  OF  SUCH DAMAGES, AND NOTWITHSTANDING THE FAILURE OF ESSENTIAL PURPOSE OF ANY LIMITED REMEDY), ARISING  OUT  OF  OR RELATED  TO  YOUR  USE  OF  THE  SITE,  APP,  OR  THE  SERVICES,  REGARDLESS  OF WHETHER  SUCH DAMAGES  ARE  BASED  ON  CONTRACT,  TORT  (INCLUDING  NEGLIGENCE  AND  STRICT LIABILITY), WARRANTY,  STATUTE,  OR  OTHERWISE.  IF  YOU  ARE  DISSATISFIED  WITH  ANY  PORTION  OF THIS  SITE, YOUR  SOLE  AND  EXCLUSIVE  REMEDY  IS  TO  DISCONTINUE  USE  OF  THE  SITE.  The  aggregate liability of PRoTECHOS to you for all claims arising from or related to the Site or the Services or these Terms,  regardless  of  whether  such  claims  are  based  on  contract,  tort  (including negligence  and  strict liability), warranty, statute or otherwise, is limited to one hundred dollars ($100).

13.  EXCLUSIONS AND LIMITATIONS.

Some  jurisdictions  do  not  allow  the  exclusion  of  certain  warranties  or  the  limitation or  exclusion  of liability  for  incidental  or  consequential  damages.  Accordingly,  some  of the  above  limitations  and

disclaimers may not apply to you. To the extent that we may not, as a matter of applicable law, disclaim any implied warranty or limit its liabilities, the scope and duration of such warranty and the extent of our liability will be the minimum permitted under such applicable law.

14.  INDEMNIFICATION.

You  agree  to  indemnify  and  hold  harmless  PRoTECHOS,  its  parents,  subsidiaries, affiliates,  officers, directors, co-branders, licensors, suppliers and other partners (including, but not limited to, third-party partners  to  whom  PRoTECHOS  may  provide  Your  Content), employees,  consultants  and  agents,  from and against any  and all  claims, liabilities, damages,  losses, costs,  expenses,  fees (including reasonable attorneys’ fees and court costs) that said parties may incur as a result of or arising from (1) Your Content and any information you (or anyone accessing the Services as you) submit, post or transmit through the Services, (2) your (or anyone accessing the Services as you) violation of these Terms or applicable law or regulation, 
(3) your (or anyone accessing the Services as you) violation of any rights of any other person or entity  (including,  but  not  limited  to,  third  party  privacy  rights),  (4)  any  information or  content  we collect  from  third  parties  through  the  Site  or  Service  at  your  request,  (5)  any  viruses,  trojan  horses, worms, time bombs, cancelbots, spyware or other similar harmful or deleterious programming routines input by you into the Services, or (6) your access to or use of the Site or Services.

15.  TRADEMARKS.

Certain  of  the  names,  logos,  and  other  materials  displayed  in  the  Services  constitute trademarks, tradenames, service marks or logos (“Marks”) of PRoTECHOS or other entities. You are not 
authorized to use any such  Marks.  Ownership  of  all  such  Marks  and  the  goodwill  associated 
 therewith  remains  with  us  or those other entities.

16.  COPYRIGHTS; RESTRICTIONS ON USE.

Our Content and Third Party Content, is (1) copyrighted by PRoTECHOS and/or its licensors under 
United States and international copyright laws, (2) subject to other intellectual property and proprietary rights and laws, and (3) owned by PRoTECHOS or its licensors, and it may not be copied, modified, reproduced, republished,  posted,  transmitted,  sold,  offered  for  sale,  publicly performed,  publicly  displayed,  or redistributed  in  any  way  without  our  prior  written permission  or  the  prior  written  permission  of  our applicable  licensors.    Notwithstanding the  foregoing,  one  copy  may  be  downloaded  onto  a  single computer for (a) your personal, noncommercial use if you are a volunteer or (b) your archival purposes, if  you  are   a  nonprofit  or   public   service   organization.  You  must   abide   by  all  copyright   notices, information, or restrictions contained in or attached to any of Content.

17.  MISCELLANEOUS.

The Terms constitute the entire and exclusive and final statement of the agreement between you and 
us with respect to the subject matter hereof, and govern your use of the Services, superseding any 
prior agreements or negotiations between you and us with respect to the subject matter hereof. Our 
failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms will not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of the Terms is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties  nevertheless  agree  that  the  court  should  endeavor  to  give  effect  to  the parties’  intentions  as reflected in the provision, and that the other provisions of the Terms remain in full force and effect. Any and all disputes, claims and controversies arising out of or in connection with your access to, and/or use of the Website, and/or the provision of Content, services and/or technology on or through the Website is governed the laws and decisions of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico applicable to contracts made, entered into and performed entirely therein, without giving effect to its conflict of laws provisions. You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action by you arising out of or related to use of the Services or the Terms must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of 
action arose or be forever barred. The section titles in the Terms are for convenience only and have  no  legal  or  contractual  effect.  These  Terms  cannot  be  modified,  transferred  or assigned  by  you without PRoTECHOS’s prior written consent. The Content and features on the Site are presented for the purpose of providing news and/or information and/or promoting programs, and other products and/or services that are or may become available in the United States, its territories and possessions.


18.  VIOLATIONS.

Please report any violations of the Terms to info@protechos.org.


PRoTECHOS  reserves  the  right  to  change  these  Terms  of  Service  at  any  time,  without  
notice  to  you. Please consult the most recent version of these Terms of Service each time you view the Site.
[Updated January 24, 2019]