Effective September 1, 2012
1. Restricted Uses.
This Site is not directed to anyone under the age of twenty-one (21) and is intended only for individuals twenty-one (21) years of age and older. If you are under 21, DO NOT provide any personal information and exit this Site immediately.
The Site is owned and operated by NTC. Unless designated otherwise, the Site’s content is the sole intellectual property of NTC (or its affiliates). NTC’s intellectual property is protected under various laws of the United States, in particular copyright and trademark laws. Accordingly, you may not publish, distribute, transmit or otherwise use NTC’s intellectual property in any way, without the prior and express written consent of NTC. You may, however, print that information or those materials specifically offered and designated as “downloadable,” if you do so for non-commercial and private purposes only.
2. Description of the Services.
NTC provides users of the Site with access to content and services related to NTC’s products, including graphics, images, text, data, links to third party websites, and services such as a “product locator”.
3. Information Submitted Through the Site.
You affirm: (a) that any information you voluntarily provide to us is personal to you (that is, the information relates to you and not another individual), (b) is true and complete, and (c) that you will timely and accurately update your information as appropriate.
4. Registration; User Names and Passwords.
Certain portions of this Site may be restricted to registered users. With respect to registration, you may not use a user name or email address that belongs to or is already being used by another person. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of any password you may use to access the Site, and you agree not to provide your password or user name to any third party. You are responsible for all information transmitted in connection with your user name, and agree to immediately notify us of any unauthorized use of your password or user name. You also agree to "log off" and exit your account at the end of each session.
5. Rules of Conduct.
We expect users of the Site to respect the law and the rights and dignity of others. Accordingly, we may terminate your access to the Site if you do not comply with all applicable laws and regulations, and the following rules:
You agree not to transmit or otherwise make available:
- Any information or materials that may (a) be threatening, harassing, degrading, hateful or intimidating; (b) be defamatory or libelous; (c) be fraudulent or tortious; (d) be obscene, indecent, pornographic or otherwise objectionable; (e) be protected by copyright, trademark, trade secret, or any other proprietary right; (f) be seen as endorsing irresponsible use of tobacco products; (g) give rise to criminal or civil liability, or encourage conduct that constitutes a criminal offense.
- Any virus, worm, Trojan horse, spyware, robot, spider, Site search/retrieval application or other computer code, file, or program that is harmful or invasive or that may or is intended to damage, modify, reverse engineer, decompile, disrupt or gather Site content or reproduce or circumvent the navigational structure or presentation of any portion of the Site.
You acknowledge and agree that you, and not NTC, are responsible for obtaining and maintaining all telecommunications, broadband, and computer hardware, equipment and services needed to access and use the Site and for paying all related charges.
If you become aware of any unlawful, offensive or objectionable materials on the Site, please contact us by telephone or in writing. Our contact information can be found at the bottom of this page.
8. Links to or from Other Websites.
NTC is not affiliated or associated with operators of any third party websites that link to or are linked from this Site, and thus expressly disclaims any responsibility for the accuracy, content, or availability of information found on third party websites. YOU AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THIRD PARTY WEBSITES AND RESOURCES AND ANY CONTENT, INFORMATION, DATA, ADVERTISING, PRODUCTS, SERVICES, OR OTHER MATERIALS ON OR AVAILABLE THROUGH SUCH WEBSITES AND RESOURCES IS AT YOUR OWN RISK AND IS SUBJECT TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE APPLICABLE TO SUCH WEBSITES AND RESOURCES.
9. Limitation of Liability and Disclaimers.
NTC PROVIDES THIS SITE AND ITS SERVICES, INFORMATION AND MATERIALS (collectively, “SITE/SERVICES”) “AS IS” WITHOUT ANY EXPRESS REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND. NTC, ITS AFFILIATES AND THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, SHAREHOLDERS AND AGENTS DISCLAIM ALL STATUTORY OR IMPLIED REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES WITH RESPECT TO THE SITE/SERVICES, INCLUDING THE REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES OF SATISFACTORY QUALITY, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT AND TITLE. NTC MAKES NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY THAT ANY PARTICULAR SOFTWARE OR HARDWARE WILL BE COMPATIBLE WITH THE SITE.
NTC, ITS AFFILIATES AND THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, SHAREHOLDERS, OR AGENTS ARE NOT LIABLE FOR (A) ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES OF ANY KIND IN CONNECTION WITH THE SITE/SERVICES, NOR FOR ANY DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF DATA, LOSS OF OTHER INTANGIBLES, LOSS OF SECURITY OF INFORMATION YOU HAVE PROVIDED IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF THE SITE/SERVICES, OR UNAUTHORIZED INTERCEPTION OF ANY SUCH INFORMATION BY THIRD PARTIES, AND (B) DAMAGES OF ANY KIND RESULTING FROM YOUR USE OF THE SITE/SERVICES. YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY FOR DISSATISFACTION WITH THE SITE/SERVICES IS TO STOP USING THE SITE.
YOU AGREE THAT (1) IT IS YOUR SOLE RESPONSIBILITY TO ENSURE THAT ANY SOFTWARE OR HARDWARE YOU USE WILL FUNCTION CORRECTLY WITH THE SITE, AND (2) YOU MUST EVALUATE, AND THAT YOU BEAR ALL RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH, THE USE OF THE SITE, INCLUDING ANY RELIANCE ON THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, OR USEFULNESS OF ANY INFORMATION OR MATERIALS MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE.
11. Termination and Enforcement.
12. Governing Law.
14. Unsolicited Ideas.
Although NTC appreciates people’s interest in our business, our policy is to decline consideration of unsolicited ideas and suggestions offered or submitted by the general public. We respectfully request that you not submit ideas for products, advertising, etc.
Effective: September 1, 2012