Site Disclaimer

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1. Introduction is a registered AIA and IDCEC provider. Our Website is like a forum where design professionals can be directed to continuing education programs, videos and specifications. All courses are sponsored by a manufacturer and offered for free to design professionals. We are not the material experts and do not have the expertise to advice on building products. We leave the material experts to teach the designer about their product technology. The sole existence of our site is to help manufacturers promote their courses and events and to guide design professionals to available continuing education programs whether through hosted though our site or an external site.
This disclaimer governs your use of our web site; by using our web site, you accept this disclaimer in full.  If you disagree with any part of this disclaimer, do not use our web site.

2. Intellectual property rights

Unless otherwise stated, we or our licensor's own the intellectual property rights in the web site and material on the web site.  Subject to the license below, all our intellectual property rights are reserved.

3. Trade Marks

The trade marks or copy right, names, logos and service marks (collectively "trade marks") displayed on this website are registered and unregistered trade marks of the Website Owner or sponsoring manufacturer. Nothing contained on this website should be construed as granting any license or right to use any trade mark without the prior written permission of the Website Owner.

4. License to use web site      

You may view, download for caching purposes only, and print pages from the web site, provided that:
(a)  You must not republish material from this web site (including republication on another web site), or reproduce or store material from this web site in any public or private electronic retrieval system;
(b) You must not reproduce duplicate, copy, sell, resell, visit, or otherwise exploit our web site or material on our web site for a commercial purpose, without our express written consent;
(c)  You must not edit or otherwise modify any material on the web site.

5. Limitations of liability

The information on this web site is provided to design professionals free-of-charge, and you acknowledge that it would be unreasonable to hold us liable in respect of this web site and the information on this web site.
To ensure that the information on this web site is correct, we do not warrant its completeness or accuracy; nor do we not commit to ensuring that the web site remains available or that the material on this web site is kept up-to-date.
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law we exclude all representations, warranties and conditions (including, without limitation, the conditions implied by law of satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose and the use of reasonable care and skill).
Our liability is limited and excluded to the maximum extent permitted under applicable law.  Architect-Forum and its affiliated companies, agents or employees, or any person associated with the creation of this Site or Courses, shall not be liable for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage arising under this disclaimer or in connection with our web site, whether arising in tort, contract, or otherwise including, without limitation, any loss of profit, contracts, business, goodwill, data, income, revenue or anticipated savings.
However, nothing in this disclaimer shall exclude or limit our liability for fraud, for death or personal injury caused by our negligence, or for any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

6.1 External Links

External websites may be accessed from this site, the links are entirely independent of this site and shall not be construed as an endorsement, reflection on, any affiliation with, any site or entity, or its respective products or services. The external sites are beyond the control of this site and no representation is made as to their content. Use or reliance on any external links and the content thereon provided is at your own risk. When visiting external links you must refer to that external websites terms and conditions of use. No hypertext links shall be created from any website controlled by you or otherwise to this website without the express prior written permission of the Website Owner. Please contact us if you would like to link to this website or would like to request a link to your website.

6.2 Public Forums, Instant Messaging and User Submissions

The Website Owner is not responsible for any material submitted to the public areas by you (which include feedback forms, marketing surveys, chat rooms, or any other public area found on the website. Any material (whether submitted by you or any other user) is not endorsed, reviewed or approved by the Website Owner. The Website Owner reserves the right to remove any material submitted or posted by you in the public areas, without notice to you, if it becomes aware and determines, in its sole and absolute discretion that you are or there is the likelihood that you may, including but not limited to -

5.1 defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the rights of other users or any third parties;
5.2 publish, post, distribute or disseminate any defamatory, obscene, indecent or unlawful material or information;
5.3 violate any copyright, trade mark, other applicable US or international laws or intellectual property rights of the Website Owner or any other third party;
5.4 submit contents containing marketing or promotional material which is intended to solicit business without the consent of the user.

7. Specific Use

You further agree not to use the website to send or post any message or material that is unlawful, harassing, defamatory, abusive, indecent, threatening, harmful, vulgar, obscene, sexually orientated, racially offensive, profane, pornographic or violates any applicable law and you hereby indemnify the Website Owner against any loss, liability, damage or expense of whatever nature which the Website Owner or any third party may suffer which is caused by or attributable to, whether directly or indirectly, your use of the website to send or post any such message or material.

8. Warranties

The Website Owner makes no warranties, representations, statements or guarantees (whether express, implied in law or residual) regarding the website, the information contained on the website, your or your company's personal information or material and information transmitted over our system.

9. Waiver

No indulgence or extension of time which either you or the Website Owner may grant to the other will constitute a waiver of or, whether by estoppel or otherwise, limit any of the existing or future rights of the grantor in terms hereof, save in the event or to the extent that the grantor has signed a written document expressly waiving or limiting such rights.

10. Conflict

Where any conflict or contradiction appears between the provisions of these website terms and conditions and any other relevant terms and conditions, policies or notices, the other relevant terms and conditions, policies or notices which relate specifically to a particular section or module of the website shall prevail in respect of your use of the relevant section or module of the website.

11. Variation

We may revise this disclaimer from time-to-time. Please check this page regularly to ensure you are familiar with the current version.

12. Entire agreement

This disclaimer constitutes the entire agreement between you and us in relation to your use of our web site, and supersedes all previous agreements in respect of your use of this web site.
13. Law and jurisdiction

This notice will be governed by and construed in accordance with US law, and any disputes relating to this notice shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of New York, Texas and Florida.

14. Web Site Communication

Architect-Forum sends automatic reminders via email messages for all courses not completed. By accessing a course through you grant us permission to send you reminders for all uncompleted programs.

 15. Contact

If you have any questions about this disclaimer please write to us by email to