1. Use of Site and Site Materials
All Content on this Site (including, without limitation, text, design, graphics, logos, icons, images, audio clips, video clips, downloads, interfaces, code and software, interactive features and other materials, as well as the selection and arrangement thereof, singly or collectively, the “Content”), is the exclusive property of and owned by Black & Veatch, its licensors or its content providers and is protected by copyright, trademark and other applicable laws. You may access and print the Content that you see, hear or otherwise experience on the Site to learn about Black & Veatch and the services the Company offers (the “Services”), provided you do not modify or delete any copyright, trademark or other proprietary notice that appears on the material. No additional right, title or interest in any Content is transferred to you, whether as a result of accessing or printing such Content or otherwise. Black & Veatch reserves complete title and all intellectual property rights in the Content. Except as expressly authorized by this Agreement, you may not use, alter, download, reproduce, upload, license, reverse engineer, copy, distribute, transmit, broadcast, display, sell, license, derive another work from or otherwise exploit any Content obtained from the Site
Any use of Content, or derivative works thereof, for purposes competitive to Black & Veatch is expressly prohibited. You agree to abide by all additional restrictions displayed on the Site as it may be updated from time to time.
You agree not to use contact information provided on the Site for unauthorized purposes, including marketing. You further agree not to (i) use any hardware or software intended to damage or interfere with the proper working of the Site, (ii) surreptitiously intercept any system, data or personal information from the Site, or (iii) interrupt or attempt to interrupt the operation of the Site in any way.
The Site and the Content are protected by U.S. and/or foreign copyright laws, and belong to Black & Veatch or its partners, affiliates, contributors or third parties. The copyrights in the Content are owned by Black & Veatch or other copyright owners who have authorized their use on the Site. You may download and reprint Content for non-commercial, non-public, personal use only, provided such Content is not manipulated or changed in any way. If you are browsing this Site as an employee or member of any business or organization, you may download and reprint Content only for educational or other non-commercial purposes within your business or organization, provided such Content is not manipulated or changed in any way other than attribution, which shall be readily visible thereon, except as otherwise permitted in writing by Black & Veatch. You may not manipulate or alter in any way images or other Content on the Site.
3. Accuracy, Completeness and Timeliness of Information on this Site
Black & Veatch is not responsible for Content that is not accurate, complete or current. The Content is provided for general information only and should not be relied upon or used as the sole basis for making decisions without consulting primary, more accurate, more complete or more timely sources of information. Any reliance on any portion of the Content is at your own risk. This Site may contain certain historical information. Historical information necessarily is not current and is provided for your reference only. Black & Veatch reserves the right to modify the Content at any time, but has no obligation to update any Content.
You are prohibited from using any of the marks or logos appearing throughout the Site without permission from the trademark owner, except as permitted by applicable law.
5. Links to Third-Party Websites
6. Linking to this Site
If you would like to link to the Site, you must follow Black & Veatch link guidelines. Unless specifically authorized by Black & Veatch, you may not connect “deep links” to the Site, i.e, create links to this site that bypass the home page or other parts of the Site. You may not mirror or frame the home page or any other pages of this Site on any other website or web page.
7. Downloading Files
Black & Veatch cannot and does not guarantee or warrant that files available for downloading through the Site will be free of infection by software viruses, trojans or other harmful computer code, files or programs.
Any software available for download via the Site is the copyrighted work of Black & Veatch and/or its licensors. Use of such software is governed by the terms of the end-user license agreement that accompanies or is included with the software. Downloading, installing, and/or using any such software indicates your acceptance of the terms of the end-user license agreement.
The information on the Site and contained within the Content and the emphasis placed thereon solely reflect the opinion of Black & Veatch and is not intended to necessarily address any specific concerns or interests that others may have. Black & Veatch does not provide any representation or warranty as to (i) the accuracy or completeness of the Site or any of the Content, (ii) whether access and use of the Site will be uninterrupted, timely, secure or free from error, (iii) any protection from any bugs, viruses, trojan horses, or the like which may be transmitted to or through the Site; (iv) any errors or omissions in any Content or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content posted, emailed, transmitted, or otherwise made available via the Site; and/or (v) whether defects in the operation or functionality of any software on the Site will be corrected. Black & Veatch does not warrant or represent that the Site or any Content is sufficient or appropriate for the purposes of any other party and all conditions, warranties, representations, terms and undertakings, express or implied, statutory or otherwise in respect of the Site or the Content for those purposes is hereby excluded.
In consideration for allowing YOU to use the SITE AND THE CONTENT, YOU specifically agree that BLACK & VEATCH shall have no liability for any losses or damages arising from or in any way related to the USE OF THE SITE OR ANY CONTENT incurred by YOU. YOU agree to waive, fully release, DEFEND and hold BLACK & VEATCH harmless from any claims which YOU may have arising in any way from use of THE SITE OR THE CONTENT including but not limited to claims for breach of contract, breach of warranty, strict liability, negligence, and/or negligent misrepresentation. YOU further AGREE TO waive and fully release, DEFEND AND HOLD BLACK & VEATCH HARMLESS from any and all consequential, indirect, special, incidental or punitive damages of any nature, including, but not limited to, loss of profits, loss of revenues, loss of goodwill, in connection with YOUR use of or reliance upon the SITE or any CONTENT regardless how such damages arise (including the negligence of BLACK & VEATCH in the preparation of the SITE OR CONTENT). The benefit of such releases, waivers or limitations of liability shall extend to BLACK & VEATCH and its subsidiaries, affiliates, subcontractors, and the directors, officers, partners, employees, and agents thereof. BLACK & VEATCH DOES NOT WARRANT, ENDORSE, GUARANTEE, OR ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY CONTENT OR SOFTWARE PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY THROUGH THE SITE.
You understand and agree that you are personally responsible for your behavior on the Site. You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Black & Veatch, its parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliated companies, joint ventures, business partners, licensors, employees, agents, and any third-party information providers to the Site from and against all claims, losses, expenses, damages and costs (including, but not limited to, direct, incidental, consequential, exemplary and indirect damages), and reasonable attorneys' fees, resulting from or arising out of (i) your use, misuse, or inability to use the Site, or the Content, or any violation by you of this Agreement; (ii) violation of any third party right by you, including, without limitation, any copyright, trademark, patent, property, or privacy right; or (iii) any claim that any Content caused damage to you or any third party you provided such Content.
12. User Conduct
You agree to use the Site only for lawful purposes. You agree not to take any action that might compromise the security of the Site, render the Site inaccessible to others or otherwise cause damage to the Site or the Content. You agree not to add to, subtract from, or otherwise modify the Content, or to attempt to access any Content that is not intended for you. You agree not to use the Site in any manner that might interfere with the rights of third parties.
Some features that may be available on this site require registration. In order to use such features, you agree to register as required and provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself.
Some features on this site require use of a password. You are responsible for protecting your password. You agree that you will be responsible for any and all statements made, and acts or omissions that occur, through the use of your password. If you have any reason to believe or become aware of any loss, theft or unauthorized use of your password, you agree to notify Black & Veatch immediately. Black & Veatch may assume that any communications Black & Veatch receives under your password have been made by you unless Black & Veatch receives notice otherwise.
You or third parties acting on your behalf are not allowed to use Black & Veatch proprietary marks as meta tags, without Black & Veatch’s written consent. These marks include, but are not limited to, “Black & Veatch,” “B&V,” B&V logos and “Building a World of Difference.” You may not use techniques or technology to enclose any Content or any portion of the Site (commonly known as “framing”) without Black & Veatch’s express written consent. Further, you may not utilize any Content in any meta tags or any other "hidden text" techniques or technologies without Black & Veatch's express written consent.
13. General Provisions
b. Correction of Errors and Inaccuracies. The Content may contain typographical errors or other errors or inaccuracies and may not be complete or current. Black & Veatch therefore reserves the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies or omissions and to change or update the Content at any time without prior notice. Black & Veatch does not, however, guarantee that any errors, inaccuracies or omissions will be corrected.
14. Global Availability
Information Black & Veatch publishes on the World Wide Web may contain references or cross references to Black & Veatch products, programs and services that are not announced or available in your country. Such references do not imply that Black & Veatch intends to announce or make available such products, programs, or services in your country. Please consult your local Black & Veatch business contact for information regarding the products, programs and services that may be available to you.
Certain text in this website may be made available in languages other than English. Text may be translated by a person or solely by computer software with no human intervention or review. These translations are provided as a convenience to you, and Black & Veatch makes no representations or commitments regarding the accuracy or completeness of the translation, whether or not computer-generated or performed by a person.
16. Media Room Terms of Service
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Permitted Use of MR Content
MR Content is generally available for use free of charge. MR Content selected by a User may be (A) reproduced either in its entirety or in excerpted form, and captioned by the User solely for editorial use within such User's editorial products (i.e., video news stories, print articles, etc.), and (B) transmitted, distributed, publicly performed and displayed anywhere in the world as part of such User's editorial products by Internet, satellite or other means of distribution (whether now known or hereinafter developed), including broadcast, cablecast, microwave, webcast, display in web content, radio, print or other information distribution systems. MR Content which is not incorporated into a User's editorial products may not be stored in any temporary or permanent electronic database for future use or for other purposes unless agreed to in writing by Black & Veatch, however, editorial products which contain MR Content may be archived as part of normal archival processes. You may not use any Content (a) in a book (requests should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org); (b) on any website with adult content; (c) for promotion or advertising of any product or service other than the editorial product into which the MR Content is incorporated; and (d) in a way that defames any person, or violates any person's right of privacy, publicity or moral rights, or infringes upon any copyright, trade name or trademark of any person or entity.
A User's rights to use the MR and/or the MR Content are limited and non-transferable, and may not be sold, traded or otherwise transferred, except that the MR Content may be transferred as part of normal distribution of the editorial product. No model releases or other rights clearances have been obtained for any MR Content unless specified in the applicable MR Content Listing. Model releases and rights clearances are your obligation.
If you believe that any information or MR Content has been used in a manner not authorized by you and that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide Black & Veatch's Copyright Agent with a written notice that includes the following information:
- an electronic or physical signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
- identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed;
- a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the MR;
- your address, telephone number, and e-mail address;
- a statement by you that has a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
- a statement by you, under penalty of perjury, that the information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.
Black & Veatch's designated agent for notice of copyright infringement can be reached at:
Attn: Media Contact/Corporate Communications
Black & Veatch
11401 Lamar Avenue
Overland Park, KS 66211
Phone: +1 913-458-2000
The trademarks, service marks and logos displayed on the MR (the "Marks") are owned by Black & Veatch, MR Content Providers or other licensors, and may be displayed or otherwise used by you only as part of the editorial products which incorporate such Marks within the MR Content. All other uses require the prior written consent of Black & Veatch.