LEGAL NOTICE - RULES, REGULATIONS
1) Visitor Compliance; Definition of User
and Site. NFIRSonline requires that all visitors to the NFIRSonline
site follow certain rules and regulations. In this Agreement,
all visitors are referred to as "you", "your", or "visitor" or
"user". The NFIRSonline site is referred to as the "site" or as
the "NFIRSonline site". When you access the site, the act of accessing
the site serves as your agreement to be bound by those rules and
regulations, as set out herein.
2) Applicable Laws. Your use of this site
is subject to any and all federal, state or local laws, rules
or regulations which may apply to your use of the site. You agree
to comply with all such federal, state or local laws.
3) Copyright. The NFIRSonline website
may contain service marks, trade marks, logos and other symbols
which are the property of NFIRSonline or others. The NFIRSonline
site is protected by such copyrights as a collective work and/or
compilation, under U.S. law, international conventions and other
A.) You agree to abide by any and all copyright
notices, restrictions and the like in any content of the site.
You, as a user, agree not to use any of those protected marks,
logos or representations without the prior written authorization
of the owner of such marks.
B.) You are prohibited from and you agree to
1.) Making any modifications in any information
at the site,
2.) Copying information from the site (whether
for your own use or distribution),
3.) (ALTERNATE LANGUAGE IF COPYING IS ALLOWED:
You may download one copy of material from the site, PROVIDED
that you do not redistribute same; nontheless, you will not
store any significant portion of the Content of the site.)
4.) Displaying information from the site,
5.) Selling, licensing, publishing or creating
any kind of derivative work making use of content of, or information
from this site for commercial or public purposes.
6.) Creating any derivative works from material
at the site, reverse engineering, decompiling, disassembling
or in any other way commercially exploiting the information
or structure of the site.
4) WARRANTY DISCLAIMER. ALL INFORMATION
ON THE SITE, AND YOUR USE OF THE SITE ITSELF, IS PROVIDED TO YOU
"AS IS", AND NO WARRANTY OF ANY KIND AT ALL (EITHER EXPRESS OR
IMPLIED) IS MADE TO YOU AS THE ADEQUACY OF THE INFORMATION. MOREOVER,
THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND
MERCANTIBILITY ARE FULLY AND EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMED. THERE IS NO
EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY THAT THE SITE WILL BE OPERATIONAL
AT A PARTICULAR TIME, FOR A PARTICULAR DURATION, OR THAT SERVICE
WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, AND ALL SUCH WARRANTIES ARE HEREBY FULLY
AND EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMED.
5) Disclaimer of Reliance. NFIRSonline
has made no independent investigation into the validity, accuracy,
reliability or timeliness of any statement, opinion, representation,
advice or other information present on this website, and NFIRSonline
expressly disclaims any liability for any user's use of such information
from the site.
6) Responsibility of the User. All users
agree to assume full responsibility for the evaluation of any
site, content, opinion, information, advice, representation, report
or statement. Nothing on this site will serve as a substitute
for appropriate professional consultation as to legal, insurance,
accounting, or other medical, or other professional opinions.
7) Limitation of Liability. By using this
site, you agree to limit the liability of NFIRSonline for all
damages (direct, indirect, consequential, special, punitive, economic,
emotional harm, and all other classes and types of damages) whatsoever
arising out of or in any way related to your access to or use
of this site. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation
of incidental or consequential damages, so this limitation may
not apply to you. IN NO EVENT SHALL NFIRSonline, ITS SUBSIDIARIES,
SUB-SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES OR PARENTS, OR THE EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS,
DIRECTORS, SHAREHOLDERS, REPRESENTATIVES OR AGENTS OR CONTRACTORS
OR SUB-CONTRACTORS OR SUB-CONTRACTORS OF NFIRSonline BE LIABLE
TO YOU FOR ANY TORT OR CONTRACT DAMAGES OR ANY CAUSE OF ACTION
WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING (BUT NOT LIMITED TO) NEGLIGENCE IN EXCESS
OF A TOTAL MAXIMUM AGGREGATE OF $1,000.00 (One Thousand Dollars)
8) No Virus Liability. NFIRSonline is
not liable for any virus which might infect your computer because
of your use of this site. You agree to assume responsibility for
protecting your computer equipment from viruses.
9) Confidentiality. NFIRSonline will use
its reasonable efforts to maintain confidentiality of all communications
from you which contain personal information, in which you transmit
directly to NFIRSonline. Anything you post in any chat room or
any similar environment is not protected, and is subject to the
provisions of Paragraph 18 below. Moreover, you affirmatively
represent that any such postings are not confidential. You expressly
agree that no contractual relationship of confidentiality or of
a fiduciary nature express or implied is created by your use of
the site to post information.
10) Linked Internet Sites. NFIRSonline
is not responsible for the content of any other sites linked to
the NFIRSonline site. Access to such sites is your own choice
and you assume all risks in connection therewith. No endorsement
of any linked site is made or implied by links from the NFIRSonline
site to any other non-NFIRSonline site.
11) Rules for Postings. NFIRSonline has
no obligation to review messages or content posted on the site
A.) NFIRSonline expressly disclaims any responsibility
or liability relating to same.
B.) You agree not to post, upload or transmit
to or otherwise distribute or publish through the site any materials
(i) Restrict or inhibit any other user from
using the site; or which are
(ii) Unlawful, threatening, abusive, libelous,
defamatory, obscene, vulgar, offensive, pornographic, profane,
sexually explicit or indecent; or
(iii) Which constitute or encourage conduct
which is a criminal offense, or
(iv) Give rise to civil liability or
(v) Otherwise violate federal, state, local
or international law.
C.) NFIRSonline is free to examine all postings
on the site and may remove any postings it deems to be in violation
of the foregoing provisions in 11(B.) above.
D.) No non-NFIRSonline advertisements or solicitations
will be allowed. Messages which appear to be cases of users
impersonating other individuals may be removed.
E.) Personal information (including but not
limited to: phone numbers, social security numbers, account
numbers, addresses, etc.) may be removed.
F.) Chain letters are prohibited.
12) Changes. NFIRSonline may, at any time,
revise in any way these rules and regulations.
13) Violations. NFIRSonline reserves the
right to undertake all remedies available for violations of these
rules and regulations, including the right to prohibit access
from specific internet addresses to the site.
14) Hacking. Any individuals who undertake
to access areas protected by passwords in this site may be subject
15) Changes or Discontinuation. NFIRSonline
may change, suspend, modify or discontinue any aspect of this
site at any time in its sole and exclusive discretion, without
notice and without incurring any liability whatsoever.
16) User Warranty. You warrant that you
are at least 18 years of age when you access this site.
17) User Indemnity. You agree to indemnify,
defend and hold NFIRSonline and all its officers, directors, owners,
agents, employees, information providers, affiliates, licensers
and licensees harmless from and against any and all liability
and costs incurred by the foregoing in connection with any claim
arising out of any breach by you of this agreement or the representations
of this agreement, including, without limitation, attorneys fees
18) Grant of License by User to NFIRSonline/Waiver
of Rights by User. When users post files or otherwise send
information or communicate to the site, the user immediately and
expressly and irrevocably grants to NFIRSonline a royalty-free,
perpetual, non-exclusive right to use, adapt, modify, edit or
otherwise exploit any such communication without further permission
from the user. This grant explicitly gives to NFIRSonline (without
any limitation) any and all copyrights in such communication,
including all patent and copyright and intellectual property rights
under the laws of the applicable jurisdiction(s). In connection
therewith, the user also immediately waives any and all claims
for any alleged or actual infringement, any proprietary rights
violations, rights of privacy and/or publicity, moral rights or
rights or attribution as to NFIRSonline and NFIRSonline' authorized
users of any such communication (be it edited, a derivative work,
or some version of the communication or information).
19) User Cooperation. You shall cooperate
as reasonably required in the defense of any claim in connection
20) Right to Conduct Defense. NFIRSonline
reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive
defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to the indemnification
21) No Settlement Without NFIRSonline Consent.
You shall not in any event settle any matter without the written
consent of NFIRSonline.
22) Governing Law. User agrees that the
rights of user and NFIRSonline shall be governed by the Laws of
the State of Georgia, without regard to any conflicts of law,
rules or provisions. Sole and exclusive jurisdiction for any action
or proceeding arising out of or related to this agreement shall
be in an appropriate State or Federal Court located in the State
23) Entire Agreement. This agreement constitutes
the entire agreement between user and NFIRSonline concerning use
of the site.
24) Statute of Limitation. You agree that
any cause of action you may have against NFIRSonline must be commenced
within one year after the claim arises.
25) NFIRSonline If any court holds any
portion of this Agreement to be unenforceable, then the remainder
of this Agreement shall survive.