Terms and Conditions

Terms of Use

Effective March 9, 2010

The following are terms of a legal agreement between you and Scan/US, Inc. By downloading or using Scan/US's ZIP Code Boundary Shapefile (ZIP Code File), you agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions (the "Terms of Use"). ZIP is a registered Trademark of The United States Postal Service (USPS). The ZIP Code File is not an officially recognized USPS product.

Non-Commercial Use Only/No Derivative Works/Attribution

The ZIP Code File is provided for non-commercial use only. Unless you have received prior written authorization from Scan/US, Inc., you may not use the ZIP Code File to sell a product or service. However, a "value-added consultant" may use the ZIP Code File in connection with a specific small-scale consulting service for an identified customer where the value of the ZIP Code File related outputs is less than twenty percent (20%) of the total value of the resulting presentation package or marketing study.

You may not alter, transform or build upon the ZIP Code File or create any derivative works. You may inform Scan/US, Inc. of any changes that should be made to the ZIP Code File, but any adjustments made to the ZIP Code File based on your suggestions would become the property of Scan/US, Inc.

You may share the ZIP Code File with others on the following conditions: (i) You must attribute the ZIP Code File to Scan/US, Inc., (ii) You must make clear to others these "Terms of Use".

The copyright for the ZIP Code File is held by Scan/US, Inc. and is subject to copyright and other intellectual property rights under United States and foreign laws and international conventions. Scan/US, Inc. reserves all rights not expressly granted for the ZIP Code File.

Indemnity

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Scan/US, Inc., its employees, and agents, from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney's fees) arising from: (i) your use of and access to the ZIP Code File; (ii) your violation of any term of these Terms of Use; (iii) your violation of any third party right, including without limitation any copyright, property, or privacy right. This defense and indemnification obligation will survive these Terms of Use and your use of the ZIP Code File.

Warranty Disclaimer

THE ZIP CODE FILE IS PROVIDED "AS IS," WITH NO WARRANTIES WHATSOEVER. SCAN/US, INC. EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW ALL EXPRESS, IMPLIED, AND STATUTORY WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE WARRANTIES OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT OF PROPRIETARY RIGHTS. SCAN/US, INC. DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTIES FOR ANY INFORMATION OR ADVICE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE ZIP CODE FILE. SCAN/US, INC. DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTIES REGARDING THE RELIABILITY AND TIMELINESS OF THE ZIP CODE FILE.

SOME STATES OR OTHER JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. YOU MAY ALSO HAVE OTHER RIGHTS THAT VARY FROM STATE TO STATE AND JURISDICTION TO JURISDICTION.

Limitation of Liability

IN NO EVENT SHALL SCAN/US, INC., ITS EMPLOYEES, OR AGENTS, BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES WHATSOEVER ARISING OUT OF THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE ZIP CODE FILE, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT THE COMPANY IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THE FOREGOING LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SHALL APPLY TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW IN THE APPLICABLE JURISDICTION.

Miscellaneous Provisions

The ZIP Code File is maintained in the United States of America. Scan/US, Inc. makes no representations that the ZIP Code File is appropriate for use in other locations. Those who download or use the ZIP Code File from other jurisdictions do so at their own volition and are responsible for compliance with local law.

These Terms of Use will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California, without giving effect to its conflict of laws provisions or your actual state or country of residence. Any claim or cause of action may only be brought in the state and Federal courts for Ventura County, California.

These Terms of Use constitute the entire agreement between the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof and supersedes and replaces all prior or contemporaneous understandings or agreements, written or oral, regarding such subject matter. Any waiver of any provision of the Terms of Use will be effective only if in writing and signed by Scan/US, Inc.

If for any reason a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision or portion of the Terms of Use to be unenforceable, the remainder of the Terms of Use will continue in full force and effect.

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