Indemnification; applicable law
You expressly agree that exclusive jurisdiction for any dispute with SIR, or in any way relating to your use of the website, resides in the courts of the Commonwealth of Virginia and you further agree and expressly consent to the exercise of personal jurisdiction in the courts of the Commonwealth of Virginia in connection with any such dispute including any claim involving the website or SIR or its affiliates, subsidiaries, employees, contractors, officers, directors, telecommunication providers and content providers.
The use of the website and the SIR Content is at your own risk. When using the website, information will be transmitted over a medium that may be beyond the control and jurisdiction of SIR and its suppliers. Accordingly, SIR assumes no liability for or relating to the delay, failure, interruption or corruption of any data or other information transmitted in connection with use of the website.
This website and the SIR Content are provided on an "as is," "as available" basis. SIR AND ITS LICENSORS AND SUPPLIERS, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, STATUTORY, OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT OR ANY WARRANTY ARISING FROM A COURSE OF DEALING, USAGE, OR TRADE PRACTICE.
Disclaimer of liability
Users assume all responsibility for the use of this website. Under no circumstances, including negligence, shall SIR or anyone else involved in creating or maintaining this website be liable for any claim, loss, or damage (including, without limitation, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL or CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, or LOST PROFITS of any kind whatsoever) in connection with, as a result of, or arising from the use or inability to use the website and/or any other websites that are linked to this site, including, but not limited to: (i) reliance by a member or visitor on any information obtained via the website; (ii) mistakes, omissions, interruptions, deletion of files, viruses, errors, defects, or any failure of performance, communications failure, theft, destruction or unauthorized access; ) any interruption in the availability of the website or SIR Content; (iv) statements or conduct of any third party on the website; (iv) any other matter relating to the website. In states that do not allow some or all of the above limitations of liability, liability shall be limited to the greatest extent allowed by law.
Disclaimer of endorsement
Reference to any product, service, hypertext link to a third party or other information by trade name, trademark, supplier or otherwise does not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation by SIR. SIR shall not be responsible for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the presence of such third-party content. You shall be solely responsible for any correspondence or transactions with third parties.
Security and e-commerce
While information is critical to our ability to provide high quality service to you, our most important asset is the trust that our visitors place in how we provide that service. Keeping visitor information secure, and using it only as our visitors would want us to, is a top priority for all of us at SIR. To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy and ensure the correct use of information, SIR has put in place appropriate physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information collected online. Our secure server certificate is issued by Equifax.
No information transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be completely secure. Accordingly, despite our efforts, SIR cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us.
Change of policies
The Society may modify these policies at any time by posting revisions on sirweb.org. Only the posted statement is effective with respect to current use of the site.