Terms of Use

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Terms of Use

The "Terms of Use" specify the conditions under which You may use PMI Mass Bay Chapter's (MBC) website.

PMI Mass Bay Chapter is the Greater Boston chapter of the Project Management  Institute (PMI). PMI Mass Bay strives to provide its members with the following:

* Provide a forum for project management professionals to network and share  project experiences
* Offer opportunities for members and others to achieve and retain  certification as Project Management Professionals (PMPs) and to enhance their  professional development as project managers
* Promotes the value of Project Management through outreach to local businesses and universities.

By using PMI Mass Bay, You are accepting to be bound by the provisions included in these Terms of Use. PMI Mass Bay may revise, update or change this page at any time. Do not use PMI Mass Bay and its services if you do not  accept these Terms of Use. Users are also bound by any and all applicable laws and regulations.

Site Eligibility

We require each registered user to be a member of Project Management Institute and PMI Mass Bay Chapter. The contents of MBC's website are property of PMI Mass Bay, including 3rd party  content suppliers. Content relates to items such as the following:

Graphics
Software
Text
Logos / icons
HTML Code
It is strictly prohibited to modify, copy, reproduce, or sell any PMI Mass Bay content for public, commercial, or any other use.

Site Restrictions and Prohibited Uses

You must only use PMI Mass Bay's website  for its designed functionality and purpose. Any attempt to access protected data, breach security in any manner, or attempt to interfere with service (such as spam, viruses) will be investigated. It is strictly prohibited to transmit, distribute, store, or destroy any PMI Mass Bay content or material. Users are bound by any applicable laws, and will not violate trademark, copyright, trade secret, or intellectual property rights of others. Use of defamatory, obscene, and abusive language is strictly prohibited. Any breach may result in civil or criminal liability. PMI Mass Bay will notify the proper authorities. See Prohibited Uses below for more specific information.

The following are strictly prohibited for all Users of PMI Mass Bay website:

* Send any unsolicited mail, email, spam, or any general contact to other users  for advertising purposes
* Post site links (including hidden) in any non designated locations (such as description fields or contact information)
* Placing advertisements or promotional information in areas not designated for advertisements
* Post false or misleading content or information, or information that is not your own
* Attempt to copy or duplicate any PMI Mass Bay content, links, or HTML code
* Promote or endorse any illegal activity or information/instruction to commit illegal acts
* Post any offensive material or links promoting racism, hatred, bigotry, or physical violence of any type
* Directly or indirectly harass, or incite harassment of others
* Material or links providing illegal or unauthorized material of copyrighted work, or any pirated software or programs

Membership requires that you provide PMI Mass Bay with certain information. PMI Mass Bay will not disclose your contact information to any third party  without your prior consent. PMI Mass Bay will only do so in order to comply with applicable laws or in legal proceedings where such information is relevant. PMI Mass Bay does not sell its Membership information to any third party, but may disclose certain aggregate information, excluding individual contact information.

PMI Mass Bay reserves the right to terminate membership, if any of the Terms of Use have been violated.

Personal information provided is for registration and verification purposes. Each member must have a valid  email address. You can update your profile (including email address) once your membership has been approved.

Passwords and Security

Users are responsible for maintaining their passwords and confidentiality of their account. Users are responsible for notifying PMI Mass Bay immediately if there is any unauthorized use of their account. Users are responsible for all uses and registration even if not authorized by them. Users are prohibited from sharing their account access with others and agree not to resell or assign your rights or obligations.

User Content and Posts

Users are solely responsible for their account information, passwords, content, correspondence, communication or other information known as User Content. Any User Content posted, submitted, displayed, or transmitted to others becomes property of PMI Mass Bay.

By posting the User Content to any public or non-public area of MBC's website, you accept these Terms of Use, and warrant that you have the right to do so. In addition, you grant PMI Mass Bay and its sites to the following rights of usage of User Content:

* Irrevocable
* Perpetual
* Non exclusive
* Fully paid
* License to use
* Sublicensable
* Loyalty free
* Copy
* Reproduce
* Modify
* Adapt
* Publish
* Translate
* Incorporate in other works in any form, media, or technology (including later developed)
* Create derivative works from
* Perform
* Display
* Distribute to the public
* For the full term of any rights that may exist in such content
* Any individual User may access, display, view, store and reproduce such User Content for personal use

PMI Mass Bay may review and delete any user content (in sole judgment of PMI Mass Bay) that violates the Terms of Use, applicable law, contains illegal or harmful content, and anything deemed offensive.

In addition, PMI Mass Bay reserves the right to terminate the access of any offenders and prevent further access. PMI Mass Bay also reserves the right to take any action that it deems appropriate to protect itself from any liability. PMI Mass Bay also reserves the right, in sole discretion, to investigate and take legal action against anyone who engages in illegal activity or violates the Terms of Use. PMI Mass Bay will notify the proper authorities.

Feedback

PMI Mass Bay welcomes your Feedback and comments relating to our website. We highly value what our members have to say. PMI Mass Bay asks that your comments are specific to the services we provide.

Any inventions, creative ideas, concepts, materials or other similar information should be excluded. However, if Feedback of this type of information is sent despite our request, the Feedback becomes property of PMI Mass Bay.

None of the Feedback received becomes subject to any obligation on the part of PMI Mass Bay. PMI Mass Bay will not be liable for any use or disclosure of  this information. PMI Mass Bay exclusively owns the Feedback, including later discovered rights, is entitled to its unrestricted usage, and is not responsible or liable for compensation to the individual or individuals who submitted the Feedback.

PMI Mass Bay Warranty

PMI Mass Bay does not warrant that MBC's website will operate without errors, or that any MBC's website is free of computer viruses. If your use  of PMI Mass Bay results in the need for servicing or replacing data or equipment, PMI Mass Bay is not responsible for those costs. MBC's website is provided "as is" without any warranties of any sort whether expressed or implied.

PMI Mass Bay, its suppliers, or third parties mentioned in any PMI Mass Bay website will not be liable for any damages from the use or inability to use PMI Mass Bay and its content. This includes incidental and consequential damages, lost profits, lost data, and business interruption.

PMI Mass Bay Indemnity

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless the Company, its affiliates, and their respective officers, directors, employees and agents, from and against any claims, actions or demands, including without limitation reasonable legal and accounting fees, alleging or resulting from any User Content or other material you provide, the use of any content, or breach of the terms of these Terms of Use.

General

These Terms of Use will remain in full force and effect while you are a user of PMI Mass Bay. This information may change periodically and is the responsibility of the user to check for updates. Note that even after you are no longer a member of PMI Mass Bay, certain provisions of these Terms of Use will remain in effect. Terms of Use effective as of Jan 1, 2012


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