Terms & Conditions

Agreement between user and SSS, a GIS Company (www.sssgis.com)
Welcome to our site! The www.sssgis.com website (“Site”) is comprised of various web pages operated by Software & Scanning Services (“SSS”). SSS’ Site is offered to you conditioned on your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions, and notices contained herein (“Terms”). Your use of SSS’ Site constitutes your agreement to all such Terms. Please read these terms carefully; please feel free to keep a copy for your reference.

The Site is a blog and e-commerce site. The sole purpose of the Site is to provide customers and potential clients with news and information about our company and services.

Privacy
Your use of the Site is subject to SSS’ Privacy Policy. Please review our Privacy Policy which also governs the Site and informs users of our data collection practices.

Electronic Communications
Visiting this Site or sending emails to SSS constitutes electronic communications. You consent to receive electronic communications and you agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures, and other communications that we provide to you electronically, via email and on the Site, satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.

Your Account
If you use this Site, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password and for restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. You may not assign or otherwise transfer your account to any other person or entity. You acknowledge that SSS is not responsible for third party access to your account that results from theft or misappropriation of your account. SSS and its associates reserve the right to refuse or cancel service, terminate accounts, or remove or edit content in our sole discretion.

SSS does not knowingly collect, either online or offline, personal information from persons under the age of thirteen (13). If you are under eighteen (18), you may use www.sssgis.com only with permission of a parent or guardian.

Links to third party sites/Third party services
The Site may contain links to other websites (“Linked Sites”). The Linked Sites are not under the control of SSS and SSS is not responsible for the contents of any Linked Site, including without limitation any link contained in a Linked Site, or any changes or updates to a Linked Site. SSS is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by SSS of the site or any association with its operators.

Certain services made available via the Site are delivered by third party sites and organizations. By using any product, service, or functionality originating from the Site domain (https://www.sssgis.com), you hereby acknowledge and consent that SSS may share such information and data with any third party with whom SSS has a contractual relationship to provide the requested product, service, or functionality on behalf of the Site users and customers.

No unlawful or prohibited use/Intellectual Property
You are granted a non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable license to access and use the Site strictly in accordance with these Terms of Use. As a condition of your use of the Site, you warrant to SSS that you will not use the Site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms. You may not use the Site in any manner which could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Site or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the Site. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the Site.

All content included as part of the Service, such as text, graphics, logos, images, as well as the compilation thereof, and any software used on the Site, is the property of SSS or its suppliers and protected by copyright and other laws that protect intellectual property and proprietary rights. You agree to observe and abide by all copyright and other proprietary notices, legends, or other restrictions contained in any such content and will not make changes thereto.

You will not modify, publish, transmit, reverse engineer, participate in the transfer or sale, create derivative works, or in any way exploit any of the content in whole or in part, found on the Site. SSS content is not for resale. Your use of the Site does not entitle you to make any unauthorized use of any protected content, and in particular you will not delete or alter any proprietary rights or attribution notices in any content. You will use protected content solely for your personal use, and will make no other use of the content without the express written permission of SSS and the copyright owner. You agree that you do not acquire any ownership rights in any protected content. We do not grant you any licenses, express or implied, to the intellectual property of SSS or our licensors except as expressly authorized by these Terms

Use of Communication Services
The Site may contain bulletin board services, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities, personal web pages, calendars, and/or other message or communication facilities designed to enable you to communicate with the public at large or with a group (collectively “Communication Services”), you agree to use the Communication Services only to post, send, and receive messages and material that are proper and related to the particular Communication Service.

By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree that when using a Communication Service, you will not: defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others; publish, post, upload, distribute, or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information; upload files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy of publicity) unless you own or control right thereto or have received all necessary consents; upload files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another’s computer; advertise or offer to sell or buy any goods or services for any business purpose, unless such Communication Service specifically allows such messages; conduct or forward surveys, contests, pyramid schemes, or chain letters; download any file posted by another user of a Communication Service that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such a manner; falsify or delete any author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded, restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Communication Services; violate any code of conduct or other guidelines which may be applicable for any particular Communication Service; harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including email addresses, without their consent; violate any applicable laws or regulations.

SSS has no obligation to monitor the Communication Services. However, SSS reserves the right to review materials posted to a Communication Service and to remove any materials in its sole discretion. SSS reserves the right to terminate your access to any or all of the Communication Services at any time without notice for any reason whatsoever.

SSS reserve the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process, or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post, or remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in SSS’ sole discretion.

Always use caution when giving out any personally identifying information about yourself or your children in any Communication Service. SSS does not control or endorse the content, messages, or information found in any Communication Service and, therefore, SSS specifically disclaims any liability with regard to the Communication Services and any actions resulting from your participation in any Communication Service. Managers, moderators, and hosts are not authorized SSS spokespersons, and their views do not necessarily reflect those of SSS.

Materials uploaded to a Communication Service may be subject to posted limitations on usage, reproduction, and/or dissemination. You are responsible for adhering to such limitations if you upload the materials.

Materials provided to the Site or posted on any SSS web page
SSS does not claim ownership of the materials you provide to the Site (including uploads, feedback, and suggestions) or post, upload, input, or submit to any SSS Site or our associated services (collectively “Submissions”). However, by posting, uploading, inputting, providing, or submitting your Submission you are granting SSS, our affiliated companies, and necessary sub licensees permission to use your Submission in connection with the operation of their Internet businesses including, without limitation, the rights to copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate, and reformat your Submission; and to publish your name in connection with your Submission.

No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of your Submission, as provided herein. SSS is under no obligation to post or use any Submission you may provide and may remove any Submission at any time in SSS’ sole discretion.

By posting, uploading, inputting, providing, or submitting your Submission you warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to your Submission as described in this section including, without limitation, all the rights necessary for you to provide, post, upload, input, or submit the Submissions.

International Users
The Site is controlled, operated, and administered by SSS from our offices within the USA. If you access the Site from a location outside the USA, you are responsible for compliance with all local laws. You agree that you will not use SSS content accessed through our Site in any country or in any manner prohibited by any applicable laws, restrictions, or regulations.

Indemnification
You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless SSS, its officers, directors, employees, agents, and third parties, for any losses, costs, liabilities, and expenses (including reasonable attorney’s fees) relating to or arising out of your use or inability to use the Site or Services, any users postings made by you, your violation of any terms of this Agreement, or your violation of any rights of a third party, or your violation of any applicable laws, rules, or regulations. SSS reserves the right, at its own cost, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will fully cooperate with SSS in asserting any available defenses.

Liability Disclaimer
THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS SITE MAY INCLUDE INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY ADDED TO THE INFORMATION HEREIN. SOFTWARE & SCANNING SERVICES AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR CHANGES IN THE SITE AT ANY TIME.

SOFTWARE & SCANNING SERVICES AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY, RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY, TIMELINESS, AND ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES, AND RELATED GRAPHICS CONTAINED ON THE SITE FOR ANY PURPOSE. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, ALL SUCH INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES, AND RELATED GRAPHICS ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OR CONDITION OF ANY KIND. SOFTWARE & SCANNING SERVICES AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARDS TO THIS INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES, AND RELATED GRAPHICS INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.

TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL SOFTWARE & SCANNING SERVICES AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THE SITE, WITH THE DELAY OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE OR RELATED SERVICES, THE PROVISION OF, OR FAILURE TO PROVIDE SERVICES, OR FOR ANY INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES, AND RELATED GRAPHICS OBTAINED THROUGH THE SITE, OR OTHERWISE ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF THE SITE, WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF SOFTWARE & SCANNING SERVICES OR ANY OF ITS SUPPLIERS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF DAMAGES. BECAUSE SOME STATES/JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH ANY PORTION OF THE SITE, OR WITH ANY OF THESE TERMS OF USE, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THE SITE.

Termination/Access restriction
SSS reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to the Site and the related services or any portion thereof at any time, without notice. To the maximum extent permitted by law, this Agreement is governed by the laws of the State of Louisiana and you hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in Louisiana in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of the Site. Use of the Site is not authorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these Terms, including, without limitation, this section.

You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and SSS as a result of this Agreement or use of the Site. SSS’ performance of this Agreement is subject to existing laws and legal process, and nothing contained in this Agreement is in derogation of SSS’ right to comply with governmental, court, and law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of the Site or information provided to or gathered by SSS with respect to such use. If any part of this Agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitation set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the Agreement shall continue in effect.

Unless otherwise specified herein, this Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the user and SSS with respect to the Site and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral, or written, between the user and SSS with respect to the Site. A printed version of this Agreement and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial, or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this Agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated maintained in printed form. It is the express wish to the parties that this Agreement and all related documents be written in English.

Changes to Terms
SSS reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to change the Terms under which the Site is offered. The most current version of the Terms will supersede all previous versions. SSS encourages you to periodically review the Terms to stay informed of our updates.

Contact Us
SSS welcomes your questions or comments regarding the Terms. Contact us!

Effective as of December 02, 2013