Terms of Use

Welcome to the DCF Web sites (the “Site”). Through the Site, you have access to a variety of resources and content. These include: (aWeb pages, data, messages, text, images, photographs, graphics, audio and video such as podcasts and Webcasts, and documents such as press releases, white papers and product data sheets (“Materials”). Materials, Community Services, and other information, content and services are collectively referred to as “Content.” The following are terms of a legal agreement between you (“You” or “Your”) and DCF  and its affiliated companies (“We” or “DCF”). By accessing or using the Site or the Content provided on or through the Site, you agree to follow and be bound by the following terms and conditions concerning your access to and use of the Site and the Content provided on or through the Site (“Terms of Use”) and our Privacy Policy. DCF may revise the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy at any time without notice to you. The revised Terms of Use and Privacy Policy will be effective when posted.

(1) Terms Applicable to Specific Content and Areas of the Site

Some areas of the Site or Content provided on or through the Site may have additional rules, guidelines, license agreements, user agreements or other terms and conditions that apply to your access or use of that area of the Site or Content (including terms and conditions applicable to a corporation or other organization and its users). If there is a conflict or inconsistency between these Terms of Use and the rules, guidelines, license agreement, user agreement or other terms and conditions for a specific area of the Site or for specific Content, the latter shall have precedence with respect to your access and use of that area of the Site or Content.

(2) Use of Materials

You may download, store, display on your computer, view, listen to, play and print Materials that DCF publishes or broadcasts on the Site or makes available for download through the Site subject to the following: (a) the Materials may be used solely for your personal, informational, noncommercial purposes; (b) the Materials may not be modified or altered in any way; and (c) the Materials may not be redistributed.

(3) Reservation of Rights

The Site and Content provided on or through the Site are the intellectual property and copyrighted works of DCF or a third party provider. All rights, title and interest not expressly granted with respect to the Site and Content provided on or through the Site are reserved. All Content is provided on an “As Is” and “As Available” basis, and DCF reserves the right to terminate the permissions granted to you and your use of the Content at any time.

(4) Security, Passwords and Means of Accessing the Site and Content

You agree not to access or use the Site in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair any DCF accounts, computer systems or networks. You agree not to attempt to gain unauthorized access to any parts of the Site or any DCF accounts, computer systems or networks. You agree not to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Site or any DCF accounts, computer systems or networks. You agree not to use any robot, spider, scraper or other automated means to access the Site or any DCF accounts, computer systems or networks without DCF’s express written permission.

(5) No Unlawful or Prohibited Use

You agree not to use the Site, or Content provided on or through the Site, for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms of Use or the rules, guidelines or terms of use posted for a specific area of the Site or Content provided on or through the Site.

(6) Indemnity

You agree to indemnify and hold harmless DCF, its officers, directors, employees and agents from and against any and all claims, liabilities, damages, losses or expenses, including reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs, due to or arising out of Content that you Share, your violation of these Terms of Use or any additional rules, guidelines or terms of use posted for a specific area of the Site or Content provided on or through the Site, or your violation or infringement of any third party rights, including intellectual property rights.

(7) Monitoring

DCF has no obligation to monitor the Site or screen Content that is Shared on or through the Site. However, DCF reserves the right to review the Site and Content and to monitor all use of and activity on the Site, and to remove or choose not to make available on or through the Site any Content in its sole discretion. DCF may remove Content that is confidential or proprietary to a third party without that third party’s permission.

(8) Termination of Use

DCF may, in its sole discretion, at any time discontinue providing or limit access to the Site, any areas of the Site or Content provided on or through the Site. You agree that DCF may, in its sole discretion, at any time, terminate or limit your access to, or use of, the Site or any Content. DCF may terminate or limit your access to or use of the Site if DCF determines, in its sole discretion, that you have infringed the copyrights of a third party. You agree that DCF shall not be liable to you or any third-party for any termination or limitation of your access to, or use of, the Site or any Content, including Content that you may have Shared.

(9) Third Party Web Sites, Content, Products and Services

The Site provides links to Web sites and access to Content, products and services of third parties, including users, advertisers, affiliates and sponsors of the Site. DCF is not responsible for third party Content provided on or through the Site or for any changes or updates to such third party sites, and you bear all risks associated with the access to, and use of, such Web sites and third party Content, products and services.

(10) Disclaimer

EXCEPT WHERE EXPRESSLY PROVIDED OTHERWISE, THE SITE, AND ALL CONTENT PROVIDED ON OR THROUGH THE SITE, ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. DCF EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT WITH RESPECT TO THE SITE AND ALL CONTENT PROVIDED ON OR THROUGH THE SITE. DCF MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT: (A) THE SITE OR CONTENT WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS; (B) THE SITE WILL BE AVAILABLE ON AN UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE BASIS; (C) THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE SITE OR ANY CONTENT PROVIDED ON OR THROUGH THE SITE WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE; OR (D) THE QUALITY OF ANY CONTENT PURCHASED OR OBTAINED BY YOU ON OR THROUGH THE SITE WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS.

ANY CONTENT ACCESSED, DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED ON OR THROUGH THE USE OF THE SITE IS USED AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK. DCF SHALL HAVE NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OR USE OF CONTENT.

DCF RESERVES THE RIGHT TO MAKE CHANGES OR UPDATES TO, AND MONITOR THE USE OF, THE SITE AND CONTENT PROVIDED ON OR THROUGH THE SITE AT ANY TIME WITHOUT NOTICE.

(11) Limitation of Liability

IN NO EVENT SHALL DCF BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, REVENUE, DATA OR DATA USE, INCURRED BY YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION IN CONTRACT OR TORT, ARISING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO, OR USE OF, THE SITE OR ANY CONTENT PROVIDED ON OR THROUGH THE SITE.

(12) Exclusions and Limitations

SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE DISCLAIMER OR EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES OR THE DISCLAIMER, EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN LIABILITIES. TO THE EXTENT THAT THEY ARE HELD TO BE LEGALLY INVALID, DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS AND LIMITATIONS SET FORTH IN THESE TERMS OF USE, INCLUDING THOSE SET FORTH IN PREVIOUS SECTIONS, DO NOT APPLY AND ALL OTHER TERMS SHALL REMAIN IN FULL FORCE AND EFFECT.

(13) Privacy Policy

DCF is concerned about your privacy and has developed a policy to address privacy concerns. For more information, please see DCF’s Privacy Policy. Any personal information collected on this Site may be accessed and stored globally and will be treated in accordance with DCF’s Privacy Policy. You understand that DCF collects, uses, processes, possesses, and otherwise stores your personal information and utilization data and may share such data with third party service providers for the purpose of improving or providing services subject to DCF’s Privacy Policy.

(14) Persons Not of Age of Majority

Persons who are not of the age of majority are not eligible to use the Site, and we ask that no information in relation to such persons be submitted to us.

(15) Waiver and Severability

The failure of DCF to exercise or enforce any rights or provisions in these Terms of Use shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any part or provision of these Terms of Use is found to be unenforceable, such part or provision may be modified to make the Terms of Use as modified legal and enforceable. The balance of the Terms of Use shall not be affected.

(16) Applicable Laws

All matters relating to your access to, and use of, the Site and Content provided on or through or uploaded to the Site shall be governed by U.S. federal law or the laws of the State of California. Any legal action or proceeding relating to your access to, or use of, the Site or Content shall be instituted in a state or federal court in San Francisco or Santa Clara County, California. You and DCF agree to submit to the jurisdiction of, and agree that venue is proper in, these courts in any such legal action or proceeding.

(17) Copyright/Trademark

Copyright © of DCF and/or its affiliates materials. Unauthorized copying, distribution, modification, public display, or public performance of copyrighted works may be an infringement of the rights of the copyright owner. You agree that you will not use the Site or any DCF site to infringe DCF’s Intellectual Property rights or the Intellectual Property rights of others. You may not remove, deface, or overprint any notice of copyright, trademark, logo, or other notice of ownership from any originals or copies of DCF software, third party software, or any products or Content you access on or through DCF’s Sites.