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These terms and conditions (“terms”) apply between you, the User of this Website (including any domain aliases, sub-domains, and/or directly affiliated websites, unless expressly excluded by their own terms and conditions), and the owner and operator of this Website (“Virtual Procurement”, “we”, “us”, “our”).  Please read these terms carefully, as they affect your legal rights.  Your agreement to comply with and be bound by these terms is deemed to occur upon your first use of the Website. If you do not agree to be bound by these terms, you should stop using the Website immediately.

In these terms, User or Users means any third party that accesses the Website and is not either (1) employed by Virtual Procurement and acting in the course of their employment or (2) engaged as a consultant or otherwise providing services to Virtual Procurement and accessing the Website in connection with the provision of such services.

Acceptable Use

All Content included on the Website is the property of Virtual Procurement, our affiliates, or other relevant third parties.  In these terms, Content means any text, graphics, images, audio, video, software, data, page layouts, underlying code and software, and any other form of information capable of being stored digitally that appears on or forms part of this Website, including any such content uploaded by Users.  By continuing to use the Website you acknowledge that such Content is protected by copyright, trademarks, database rights, and other intellectual property rights.  Nothing on this site shall be construed as granting, by implication or otherwise, any license or right to use any trademark, logo, or service mark displayed on the Website without the owner’s prior written permission.

You may, for your own personal, non-commercial use only, do the following: (a) retrieve, display, and view the Content digitally; and/or (b) print a copy of the Content. You must not otherwise reproduce, modify, copy, distribute, or use for commercial purposes any Content without the express written permission of Virtual Procurement.

Prohibited Use

You may not use the Website for any of the following purposes: (a) in any way which causes, or may cause, damage to the Website and/or owner or interferes with any other person’s use or enjoyment of the Website; (b) in any way which is harmful, unlawful, illegal, abusive, harassing, threatening, or otherwise objectionable or in breach of any applicable law, regulation, or government order; or (c) making, transmitting, or storing electronic copies of Content protected by copyright or intellectual property rights without the permission of the owner.

Links to Other Websites

This Website may contain links to other websites.  Unless expressly stated, these sites are not under the control of Virtual Procurement or that of our affiliates. Virtual Procurement assumes no responsibility for the content of such Websites and disclaims liability for all forms of loss or damage arising out of the use of them. The inclusion of a link to another site on this Website does not imply any endorsement of the sites themselves or of those in control of them.

Privacy Policy

Use of the Website is also governed by our Website Privacy Policy, which is incorporated into these terms by this reference.  To view the Privacy Policy, please click on the associated link.

 Website Availability and Performance

Any online facilities, tools, services, or information that Virtual Procurement makes available through the Website (the Services) is provided “as is” and on an “as available” basis.  We give no warranty that the Service will be free of defects and/or faults.  To the maximum extent permitted by the law, we provide no warranties (express or implied) of fitness for a particular purpose, accuracy of information, compatibility, and satisfactory quality.  Virtual Procurement is under no obligation to update information on the Website and accepts no liability for any disruption or non-availability of the Website.

While Virtual Procurement uses reasonable endeavors to ensure that the Website is secure and free of error, viruses, and other malware, we give no warranty or guaranty in that regard and all Users take responsibility for their own security, that of their personal details, and their computers.

Virtual Procurement reserves the right to alter, suspend, or discontinue any part, or in whole, the Website including, but not limited to, any products or services available.  These terms shall continue to apply to any modified version of the Website unless it is expressly stated otherwise.

Limitation of Liability

We will not be liable to you in respect of any losses arising out of events beyond our reasonable control. To the maximum extent permitted by law, Virtual Procurement accepts no liability for any of the following: (a) any business losses, such as loss of profits, income, revenue, anticipated savings, business, contracts, goodwill, or commercial opportunities; (b) loss or corruption of any data, database, or software; or (c) any special, indirect, or consequential loss or damage.

General Terms

You may not transfer any of your rights under these terms to any other person.  We may transfer our rights under these terms where we reasonably believe your rights will not be affected.

These terms may be varied by Virtual Procurement from time to time.  Such revised terms will apply to the Website from date of publication.  Users should check the terms regularly to ensure familiarity with the then current version.

These terms together with the Privacy Policy contain the whole agreement between the parties relating to the Website and supersede all prior discussions, arrangements, or agreements that might have taken place in relation to the terms.

If any court or competent authority finds that any provision of these terms (or part of any provision) is invalid, illegal, or unenforceable, that provision or part-provision will, to the extent required, be deleted.  The validity and enforceability of the other provisions of these terms will not be affected.

These terms shall be governed by and interpreted according to the law of Connecticut and the United States.  All disputes arising under this Agreement (including non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the U.S. courts.