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You agree to notify RSA immediately of any unauthorized use of your password(s). You must provide current, accurate, and complete information about yourself that may be required as part of the account creation process and/or continued use and participation in any RSA Community You must maintain and promptly update any account information provided to RSA to keep it accurate, current and complete.
2. Rules of Conduct
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- You must always participate in RSA Communities as yourself and when applicable, correctly identify any affiliation you have with another organization.
- You will not impersonate any other person, misrepresent your affiliation with any organization, or submit content on behalf of any other person or entity.
- You will not submit content in exchange for payment or consideration received from any third party.
- You will not collect information about other Site users without their consent.
- You will treat other Site users with respect.
- The contributions of RSA employees are their personal opinions and do not represent RSA official positions, opinions, statements, or policies. RSA makes no representations or warranties about such contributions posted or otherwise provided by RSA employees on the Site or as to the accuracy or reliability of such contributions.
- RSA is concerned about the privacy of its Site members. When you register for an account or access the RSA may collect certain personal information about you. RSA's use of such information is governed by the provisions of the RSA Privacy Statement and the applicable Legal Notices. You agree that you have read and understood the RSA Privacy Statement and the applicable Legal Notices, both of which are hereby incorporated by reference and apply to your use of the Site.
- If the Site makes certain online space available to you, that space is personal to you and you may not sell, license, exchange or barter that space for any purpose.
- You agree not to upload, email, post, publish, or otherwise transmit through any RSA Community any content that:
- Infringes on the intellectual property rights or other rights of any person or entity;
- Intentionally interferes with the Site’s operation;
- Violates any person’s privacy or publicity rights or breaches any duty of confidentiality that you owe to anyone or provides any non-public information about RSA or any other company or person without authorization (including the names and contact information for RSA employees and Site users);
- Is harassing, defamatory, abusive, pornographic, obscene, or otherwise objectionable (in our sole judgment);
- Contains or installs any viruses, worms, bugs, Trojan horses or other code, files, or programs designed to, or capable of, disrupting, damaging or limiting the functionality of any software or hardware; or
- Contains false or deceptive language, unsubstantiated or comparative claims regarding our or others’ products, third party advertising, spam, chain letters, or any other solicitation, including solicitation of lawsuits. Links that connect to commercial websites will not be considered unauthorized solicitations unless the link or the website content appears to be intended as a means of solicitation or part of an “affiliate” program as determined by RSA in its sole discretion.
- RSA may, but shall not be obligated, to monitor or review any community on the Site.
- You may not use the Site for commercial purposes. You shall not distribute or otherwise publish any content containing a solicitation of funds, promotion, advertisement, solicitation for goods or services, or other commercial matters. You agree not to solicit other users of the Site to use, join, or become members of any commercial online or offline service or other organization.
- You may download, view, copy and print materials and documents (collectively, the "Content") provided by RSA on the Site subject to the following:
- The Documents may be used solely for personal, informational, non-commercial purposes within your organization; and
- The Content may not be modified or altered in any way;
- The Content shall not be used for comparative or competitive analysis or benchmark testing or analysis of RSA products or services;
- The Content shall not be used for any competitive purposes as determined by RSA in its sole discretion. No other use of Content is authorized. You agree that any permitted copies of the Content which you make shall retain all copyrights and other proprietary notices in the same form and manner as on the original. Except as specified above, nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring by implication, estoppel, or otherwise any license or right under any patent, trademark, or copyright of RSA. All rights not expressly granted herein are reserved by RSA. ALL CONTENT PROVIDED BY RSA ON THE SITE ARE PROTECTED BY COPYRIGHT. EXCEPT AS SPECIFICALLY PERMITTED HEREIN, NO CONTENT (OR PORTION THEREOF) PROVIDED BY RSA ON THE SITE MAY BE USED, MODIFIED, COPIED, DISTRIBUTED, DISPLAYED, REPRODUCED, LICENSED, PUBLISHED, TRANSMITTED, OR POSTED, IN ANY FORM OR BY ANY MEANS, WITHOUT THE EXPRESS PRIOR WRITTEN AUTHORIZATION FROM RSA. YOU ARE NOT AUTHORIZED TO CREATE DERIVATIVE WORKS OF ANY DOCUMENTS POSTED BY RSA ON THE SITE WITHOUT THE EXPRESS PRIOR WRITTEN AUTHORIZATION FROM RSA. IT IS A VIOLATION OF RSA'S COPYRIGHTS TO USE, REPRODUCE OR OTHERWISE MAKE AVAILABLE DOCUMENTS FROM THIS SITE FOR ANY COMPETITIVE, PUBLIC OR COMMERCIAL PURPOSES.
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- If you post any Content to the Site, you are solely responsible for retaining a back-up copy of such. RSA is not responsible for any alterations, deletions or loss of any Content you post to the Site.
- Some Site users may post links to other websites. RSA is not responsible for the content of other websites associated with these links. Your use of these links and any content at such links is entirely at your own risk.
- You are responsible for any actions you may take based on the information or advice you receive while on the Site. The decision to share information, conduct transactions with anyone, and/or implement the information, recommendations, or advice posted on the Site is entirely at your own risk. Please conduct your own research prior to making any decisions.
- You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of any password(s) you receive to access the Site and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password(s). You agree to notify RSA immediately of any unauthorized use of your password(s). You must provide current, accurate, and complete information about yourself that may be required as part of the account creation process and/or continued use and participation in the Site. You must maintain and promptly update any account information provided to RSA to keep it accurate, current, and complete.
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We reserve the right in our sole discretion to terminate or restrict your use of the Site, without notice, for any or no reason, and without liability to you or any third party. We also reserve the right to discontinue any part of the Site at any time.
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If you choose to purchase any products or services from a third party, your relationship is directly with the third party. You agree that RSA is not responsible for the quality of third party products or services and fulfilling any of the terms of your agreement with the seller, including the delivery of products or services and warranty obligations related to purchased products or services. You agree that RSA is not responsible for any loss or damage of any sort you may incur from dealing with any third party.
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THE SITE. NO INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU THROUGH THE SITE OR FROM RSA, ITS PARENT, SUBSIDIARIES, OR OTHER AFFILIATED COMPANIES, OR ITS OR THEIR SUPPLIERS (OR THE RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES OR AGENTS OF ANY SUCH ENTITIES) (COLLECTIVELY, THE "RSA PARTIES") THROUGH THE SITE SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY. PROBLEMS THAT ARE CAUSED BY YOUR USE OF, OR FAILURE TO PROPERLY USE, THE INFORMATION OBTAINED THROUGH THE SITE MAY, AT RSA'S SOLE DISCRETION, BE EXCLUDED FROM COVERAGE UNDER THE APPLICABLE RSA WARRANTY OR MAINTENANCE AGREEMENT.
7. Limitation of Liability
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCE SHALL RSA AND ITS SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, REVENUE, DATA OR USE, INCURRED BY YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION IN CONTRACT OR TORT, ARISING FROM (A) YOUR ACCESS TO, OR USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE, THE SITE OR ANY INFORMATION (AS DEFINED IN SECTION 6 ABOVE), (B) YOUR RELIANCE UPON ANY OF THE CONTENT OR INFORMATION ON THE SITE, OR (C) RSA'S TERMINATION OR SUSPENSION OF YOUR ACCOUNT(S) OR ACCESS TO THE SITE. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY. ACCORDINGLY, SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. TO THE EXTENT THAT ANY RSA PARTY MAY NOT, AS A MATTER OF APPLICABLE LAW, DISCLAIM ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OR LIMIT ITS LIABILITIES, THE SCOPE OF DURATION OF SUCH WARRANTY AND THE EXTENT OF THE RSA PARTY'S LIABILITY SHALL BE THE MINIMAL PERMITTED UNDER SUCH APPLICABLE LAW.
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless RSA, its officers, directors, employees, and agents from and against any and all claims, liabilities, damages, losses, or expenses, including reasonable attorneys' fees and costs, arising out of or in any way connected with your and/or your agent's access to or use of the Site.
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10. Feedback Ownership and Content License
Any information provided to RSA regarding RSA products and services shall be provided by the submitter and received by RSA on a non-confidential basis and such information shall be deemed the property of RSA. By submitting any such information to RSA, you agree to a no-charge assignment to RSA of all worldwide rights, title, and interest in copyrights and other intellectual property rights to the information. RSA shall be free to use such information on an unrestricted basis.
For any other content provided to RSA, you agree that such information is provided to RSA on a non-confidential basis and by uploading, emailing, posting, disclosing, publishing, or otherwise transmitting content to the Site or submitting any content to RSA, you automatically grant to RSA and its designees a perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive fully-paid up and royalty-free license to use any ideas, expression of ideas or other information, content or materials you submit to any Site (collectively, “Materials”) without restrictions of any kind and without any payment or other consideration of any kind, or permission or notification, to you or any third party. The license shall include, without limitation, the irrevocable right to reproduce, prepare derivative works, combine with other works, alter, translate, distribute copies, display, perform, license the Materials, and all rights therein, in the name of RSA or its designees throughout the universe in perpetuity in any and all media now or hereafter known.
The license shall also permit RSA and its designees to use portions of the Materials you submit, rerecord or modify any audio tracks or visual images you provide, rewrite any Materials you submit, and/or incorporate other materials, either created by RSA and its designees or licensed from third parties, with the Materials you submit. Any such works shall be deemed Materials owned by RSA and shall not be subject to your approval or payment by RSA or any compensation to you. We shall have the right, but not the obligation, to use your name, photograph, likeness, voice, performance, biography, and other information about you in connection with the Materials you submit.
You also agree that we are free to use any of the Materials or any comments, information, or ideas contained in any content or communication you submit to us or the Site, without notice, compensation, or acknowledgment to you, for any purpose whatsoever, including but not limited to advertising and marketing, modifying the Site and developing products and services.
You acknowledge and agree that RSA and its designees may create on their own or obtain many submissions that may be similar or identical to the Materials you submit. You hereby waive any and all claims you may have had, may have, and/or may have in the future, that the Materials accepted, reviewed, and/or used by RSA and its designees may be similar to your Materials.
11. Governing Law
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2. RSA® Link Content
- Content Provided By RSA. All Content provided, submitted, or made available by RSA is the sole property of RSA and RSA retains all title to, ownership of, and interest in such Content.
- Content Provided by You and all Forum Participants. You agree that all Content provided or submitted by you or any other RSA® Link Community Forum participant shall be deemed the property of RSA. By submitting such Content to RSA or to any of the RSA® Link Community Forums, you agree to an irrevocable, no-charge assignment to RSA of all worldwide rights, title, and interest in copyrights and other intellectual property rights to the information. RSA shall be free to use such information on an unrestricted basis for any commercial or non-commercial purposes including, without limitation, for creating solutions, improving product and services documentation, creating examples, or use in any other content areas without permission, royalties, or other fees. If necessary, you will assist RSA, at RSA's expense, in perfecting its title to such Content.