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Terms and Conditions of Use for: AASHTOWare Project Website (https://www.aashtowareproject.org)

Please read carefully the following terms and conditions relating to your use of these sites.

Acceptance

1.    You may only access or use the Sites or Services, as defined herein, if you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use (“TOU”). By accessing or using the Sites or Services, you indicate that you assent to these TOU. If you do not agree to be bound by these TOU, do not access or use the Services.

2.    Scope of these TOU AASHTO, Inc. (“AASHTO”) reserves the right to update these TOU at any time without notice to you. These TOU apply to the abovelisted websites of AASHTO, successor domain names that AASHTO may make available from time to time and the online services contained or hosted on those AASHTO websites (collectively known as the “Sites or Services”). To the extent that certain areas of the Sites or Services require registration and/or may be subject to additional terms and conditions of use, AASHTO will provide you with notice of those additional terms and conditions on registration. These TOU do not apply to your use of unaffiliated sites to which any of the AASHTO sites merely link.

3.    Software, Documents, or Online Services Sold or Distributed; Disclaimers AASHTO may offer a variety of software, documents or online services for trial or purchase through the Sites or Services. In some cases the software, documents or online services offered for trial or purchase may be subject to license terms which conflict with these TOU. Should such a conflict arise, the conflicting license terms governing the software, documents or online services will supersede the terms in these TOU. However, the conflicting terms will govern only to the extent that is necessary and only for the specific applicable software, documents or online services; in all other respects, these TOU will remain operative.

IN NO EVENT WILL AASHTO AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER TORTIOUS ACTION, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF THE SITES OR SERVICES INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY SOFTWARE, ONLINE SERVICES OR DOCUMENTS AVAILABLE VIA THE SITES OR SERVICES.

User Accounts, Passwords, and the Obligation of Confidentiality

If any part of the Sites or Services requires you to register a user account, you must complete the registration process by providing us with current, complete and accurate information as prompted by the applicable registration process. You will also choose a password and, where appropriate, a user name or ID. By electronically registering a user account, you indicate that you agree, whether by electronic signature, “clickwrap” assent, or other applicable manifestation of assent, to enter relevant agreements through electronic means and to be bound by the terms and conditions to which you assent electronically, by whatever means. You also acknowledge that other parties have registered accounts with AASHTO for the Sites and Services and may in some cases post user-generated content. You acknowledge that AASHTO has minimal control over such user-generated content. Accordingly, AASHTO cannot and does not make any claim that the content contained in the Sites and Services is accurate, appropriate to you, or inoffensive.

You are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and account information (including the user name or ID). Furthermore, you are entirely responsible for any events which are caused to occur by any person or entity who may be accessing or using any of the Sites or Services and whose permission for access to the Sites or Services are authenticated by your credentials (i.e., user ID or user name and password). You agree to notify AASHTO immediately of any unauthorized use of your account or any other breach of security which may be associated with the confidentiality of your account information. AASHTO will not be liable for any loss you may incur as a result of someone else using your confidential account information, either with or without your knowledge. However, you could be held liable for losses incurred by AASHTO or another party due to the actions of another person or entity who is using your account or password. You may not use any account other than your own to access or use the Sites or Services without the express permission of the owner of that other account.

Privacy

Please read AASHTO’s Privacy Policy for information about AASHTO’s collection and use of your personal information. The Sites or Services may be governed by their own privacy policies or statements, as referenced in the applicable agreements and account activation procedures specific to the Sites or Services.