Proprietary Rights

Last Updated:  January 3, 2022

1. Content.

Unless otherwise specifically noted, the information, content, data, text, graphics, images, videos, documents and any other materials made available through the Site (“Content”) are and shall remain the property of Branch Partners PLLC, its licensors and/or suppliers, and are protected by copyright, trademark, patent, and/or other proprietary rights and laws. The Site includes, and any other sites and domains controlled by Branch Partners PLLC.  Subject to your compliance with these Terms, solely for so long as you are permitted by Branch Partners PLLC to access and use the Site, and provided that you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices, you may

(a) view any Content on any single computing devices solely for personal, informational, non-commercial purposes, and

(b) download and print the materials that Branch Partners PLLC specifically makes available for downloading (such as white papers or user documentation) from this Site solely for personal, informational, non-commercial purposes, provided that such Content may not be modified or altered in any way. Unless otherwise specifically permitted for any particular Content, you may not use, download, upload, copy, print, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, post, transmit, rent, lease, modify, loan, sell, distribute, or create derivative works based on, the Site or any Content, in whole or in part, without the express prior written authorization of Branch Partners PLLC.

2. Community Content.

Your rights to access, use, copy and distribute any user and community-generated information or content (including other users’ Contributions, as defined below, or third-party apps or content made available on, collectively “Community Content”) is subject to the relevant terms and conditions or license agreement attached to such Community Content. If there are no specific terms and conditions or license agreement attached to such Community Content, the licenses and restrictions under Section 1 above will apply.

3. Proprietary Rights.

Elements of the Site are protected by copyright, trade dress, trademark, unfair competition, and/or other laws and may not be copied or imitated in whole or in part. No logo, graphic, sound, design, text, video, or image from the Site may be copied or retransmitted unless expressly permitted in writing by Branch Partners PLLC. Nothing contained on the Site should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel or otherwise, any license or right to use any of Branch Partners PLLC’s or its suppliers’ trade names, trademarks, copyrights or service marks without Branch Partners PLLC’s express prior written consent. Branch Partners PLLC logos, designs, graphics, texts, images, videos, trademarks, service marks, and product and service names are the intellectual property of Branch Partners PLLC.

4. Information Submitted Through The Site.

Your submission of information through the Site is governed by Branch Partners PLLC’s (the “Privacy Policy”) and is hereby incorporated into these Terms by this reference. By accepting these Terms you agree to our collection, use, and disclosure of your information as described in the Privacy link on the Site.

You represent and warrant that any information that you provide in connection with your use of the Site is and shall remain true, accurate, and complete, and that you will maintain and update such information regularly. You agree that if any information that you provide is or becomes false, inaccurate, obsolete or incomplete, Branch Partners PLLC may terminate your use of the Site.

Unless otherwise specifically agreed to by you and Branch Partners PLLC, by uploading, e-mailing, posting, publishing or otherwise transmitting information, sample data, event types, tags, comments, suggestions, content or other materials to the Site or Branch Partners PLLC (each a “Contribution”), you hereby acknowledge that such Contribution is non-confidential and automatically grant (or warrant that the owner of such rights has expressly granted) to Branch Partners PLLC a perpetual, irrevocable, world-wide, non-exclusive, sublicensable, fully paid-up and royalty-free license to use, make, have made, offer for sale, sell, copy, distribute, perform, display (whether publicly or otherwise), modify, adapt, publish and transmit such Contributions in any form, medium, or technology now known or later developed, and to grant to others rights to do any of the foregoing. In addition, you warrant that all so-called moral rights in the content have been waived. For each Contribution, you represent and warrant that you have all rights necessary for you to grant the licenses granted in this Section, and that such Contribution, and your provision thereof to and through the Site, comply with all applicable laws, rules and regulations.

Branch Partners PLLC will not pre-screen or review Contributions, but Branch Partners PLLC reserves the right to refuse or delete any Contributions in its discretion. You acknowledge and agree that Branch Partners PLLC reserves the right (but has no obligation) to do one or more of the following in its discretion, without notice or attribution to you:

(a) monitor Contributions as well as your access to the Site;

(b) alter, remove, or refuse to post or allow to be posted any Contribution; and/or

(c) disclose any Contributions, and the circumstances surrounding their transmission, to any third party in order to operate the Site, in order to protect Branch Partners PLLC, its suppliers or licensees and their respective employees, officers, directors, shareholders, affiliates, agents, representatives, and the Site’s users and visitors; to comply with legal obligations or governmental requests; to enforce these Terms; or for any other reason or purpose.

Branch Partners PLLC disclaims any responsibility for the Contributions displayed on its Site. Branch Partners PLLC assumes no responsibility for the timeliness, deletion, mis-delivery or failure to store any Contributions or other user information or personalization settings.

Branch Partners PLLC does not control the Community Content posted on the Site and, as such, does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such Community Content. Under no circumstances will Branch Partners PLLC be liable in any way for any Community Content, including, but not limited to, liability for any errors or omissions in any content or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of such content. By using the Site, you may be exposed to Community Content that is offensive, indecent or objectionable. You must evaluate, and bear all risks associated with, the use of such content, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of such content.