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You agree that your use of the Site will comply with applicable laws. In addition, you agree not to take any steps in connection with your use of the Site that could adversely affect Canon USA, including engaging in or attempting to engage in the following conduct:
- interrupting the operation of this Site in any manner whatsoever, including by imposing an unreasonable load on the Site's infrastructure;
- deleting or revising any material or other information of any other user, Canon USA, or any third party;
- harvesting or otherwise collecting information about others, including e-mail addresses, without their consent;
- deciphering, decompiling, disassembling, or reverse-engineering any of the software comprising or in any way making up a part of the Site;
- posting advertisements or solicitations of business other than those explicitly approved by Canon USA;
- defeating, investigating, or providing information concerning methods of defeating Site security mechanisms, including by allowing another person to access the Site using credentials issued to you, or by falsifying, deleting, or concealing Internet Protocol header, email sender, or other identifying information;
- engaging in any other conduct that restricts or inhibits any other person from using or enjoying the Site, or which, in Canon USA's judgment, exposes Canon USA or any of its users, customers, or suppliers to any liability or detriment of any type; or
- taking any other action that could endanger or cause damage to Canon USA, other users of the Site, or other third parties.
All materials on the Site, including but not limited to images, software, audio, text and video clips (the "Content"), are protected by copyright under U.S. copyright law, international conventions and other copyright laws. All Content is owned or licensed by Canon USA or by its third-party licensors. You may view and download the Content for your own personal, non-commercial use, provided that you retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the Content or on any copies of the Content. Any unauthorized use of the Content may violate, without limitation, copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and communications regulations and statutes. You may not change the Content in any way or reproduce, publicly display, distribute or otherwise use the Content for any public or commercial purpose. Any reproduction of the Content on any other web site or networked computer environment for any purpose is prohibited.
Canon USA trademarks, logos, and service marks and those trademarks, logos, and service marks licensed to Canon USA by Canon Inc. (collectively, the "Trademarks") displayed on the Site, including but not limited to the Canon logo, are registered and unregistered marks of Canon USA or Canon Inc. All other trademarks, trade names, product names, service marks and all other non-Canon USA marks are the property of their respective owners. Nothing contained on this Site should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to use any Trademark displayed on the Site without the written permission of Canon USA or such third party that may own other trademarks displayed on the Site. The absence of a product or service name or logo anywhere in the text of this Site does not constitute a waiver of any trademark or other intellectual property rights concerning that name or logo.
If you believe in good faith that your copyrighted work has been reproduced on or linked from the Site without authorization in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide Canon USA's designated copyright agent with the following information:
- identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed;
- identification of the allegedly infringing material on the Site that is requested to be removed;
- your name, address and daytime telephone number, and an e-mail address if available, so that Canon USA may contact you if necessary;
- identification of the allegedly infringing material on the Site that is requested to be removed;
- a statement that you have a good-faith belief that the use of the copyrighted work is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
- a statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the signatory is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive copyright right that is allegedly infringed; and
- an electronic or physical signature of the copyright owner or someone authorized on the owner's behalf to assert infringement of copyright and to submit the statement.
Canon USA's copyright agent for notice of claims of infringement on the Site is:
By U.S. Mail:
Canon USA, Inc.
One Canon Park
Melville, New York 11747
This contact information is only for suspected copyright infringement. Contact information for other matters is provided elsewhere on the Site. Upon receipt of such a notice of claimed infringement (or any statement in conformance with 17 U.S.C. § 512(c)(3)), Canon USA will act expeditiously to remove or disable access to any content that is claimed to be infringing upon the copyright of any person under the laws of the United States, and will terminate the Site privileges of those who repeatedly infringe on the copyright of others. United States law imposes substantial penalties for falsely submitting a notice of copyright infringement.
Certain areas of this Site may offer the opportunity to create an account. You will be asked to create a username and password in connection with such an account. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the password and account and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password or account. You agree to immediately notify Canon USA of any unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of security that you become aware of. Canon USA cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this Section.
If Canon USA requests that you provide information about yourself in connection with your creation of an account, you agree that the information that you provide will be entirely truthful and accurate. If the information that you provide to Canon USA changes, you agree to promptly provide Canon USA with updated information.
Any software that is available on this Site ("Software") is the copyrighted work of Canon USA and/or its licensors. Copying or reproducing the Software to any other server or location for further reproduction or redistribution is strictly prohibited, unless such reproduction or redistribution is permitted by a license agreement accompanying such Software. You may not create derivative works of the Software, or attempt to decompile or reverse-engineer the Software unless otherwise permitted by law. Use of the Software is subject to the license terms of any license agreement that may accompany or is provided with the Software. You may not download any Software until you have read and accepted the terms of the accompanying software license.
WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, THE SOFTWARE IS WARRANTED, IF AT ALL, ONLY ACCORDING TO THE TERMS OF THE SEPARATE LICENSE AGREEMENT ACCOMPANYING THE SOFTWARE. EXCEPT AS WARRANTED IN SUCH LICENSE AGREEMENT, CANON USA, ITS PARENT, SUBSIDIARY, AND AFFILIATE COMPANIES, AND ITS LICENSORS DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THE SOFTWARE, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT, TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
U.S. Government Restricted Rights: The Software available on the Site and accompanying documentation that is downloaded from this Server for or on behalf of the United States of America, its agencies and/or instrumentalities are provided with Restricted Rights. You agree to meet all requirements necessary to ensure that the Federal Government will honor such rights. Disclosure, use or reproduction of the Software and accompanying documentation are subject to restrictions set forth at [Federal Acquisition Regulation 52.227-14, when applicable, or in the Department of Defense Federal Acquisitions Regulations Supplement 252.227-7013.]
Export Controls: Software from this Site is further subject to United States Export Controls. No software from this Site may be downloaded or exported (i) into (or to a national or resident of) any country to which the United States has embargoed goods; or (ii) to anyone on the United States Treasury Department's list of Specially Designated Nationals or using the Commerce Department's Table of Deny Orders. By downloading any Software, you represent and warrant that you are not located in, or under the control of, or a national or resident of any such country or on any such list.
Other than Personally Identifiable Information, which is defined and covered in the Canon USA's Online Privacy Statement, any material, information or other communication you send or post to this Site ("Communications") will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. Canon USA will have no obligations with respect to the Communications.
By posting, uploading, adding, communicating, storing, or otherwise transmitting Communications on, to, or through the Site, you understand and agree that you are giving Canon USA a royalty free, irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive and fully sublicensable license to edit, alter, broadcast, post, publish, copy, disclose, distribute, perform, create derivative works from, incorporate and otherwise use the Communications and images, sounds, text, and other things embodied therein for any and all purposes, including commercial, promotional, or marketing purposes throughout the world in any form, medium, or technology now known or later developed. However, you agree that Canon USA has no obligation to use any idea or material contained in a Communication and you have no right to compel such use.
You agree that none of your Communications will include material that:
- is unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, indecent, obscene, pornographic, or that may violate any law;
- could interfere with anyone else's use of the Site;
- encourages or incites anyone to break the law;
- violates the rights of any party, including copyrights and other property right and rights of privacy, or that includes personal or sensitive information regarding yourself or another person;
- contains a virus or any other harmful or potentially harmful component; or
- contains false or misleading statements of fact or descriptions of the origin of the material or the communication.
Internet transmissions are never completely private or secure. You understand that any Communications that you send to this Site may be read or intercepted by others. By sending Communications to Canon USA, you release Canon USA of any duty or obligation it might otherwise have to review or act in response to the Communication, and of any duty or obligation that it might otherwise have to you in connection with any action it chooses to take in response to your Communication.
Canon USA and its parent company, subsidiaries and affiliates have been actively engaged in research and development in diversified scientific and business areas for many years. In order to protect the interests of Canon USA, its parent company, affiliates and subsidiaries in the ideas and information which have been conceived or developed internally, and to avoid possible future misunderstandings with you or others, Canon USA does not solicit ideas, inventions, and the like or agree to receive any confidential information from persons or entities outside the Canon group of companies. Canon USA maintains a strict policy of not accepting or considering any creative ideas, suggestions or materials from the public ("Unsolicited Ideas") and therefore you should not submit any Unsolicited Idea to Canon USA in any Communications through this Site or otherwise. Canon USA does not wish to receive Unsolicited Ideas from you and has expressly advised you not to submit them. If you nonetheless intend to submit an Unsolicited Idea, Canon USA strongly recommends that you first consult an attorney in order to evaluate the effect that submitting such an Unsolicited Idea would have on any rights that you might otherwise have.
Nonetheless, if you do send Canon USA an Unsolicited Idea that is not already protected by a United States patent or is not public information, it immediately becomes the property of Canon USA. By submitting an Unsolicited Idea to Canon USA, you agree to convey your ownership interest in the Unsolicited Idea to Canon USA, and that Canon USA will exclusively own all rights, title and interest therein. Furthermore, Canon USA will be free to use, without any compensation to you whatsoever, any concepts, ideas, know-how or techniques contained in any Unsolicited Idea for any purpose whatsoever, including but not limited to developing, manufacturing, and marketing products using such information. Canon USA will not be liable for such use or disclosure of such Unsolicited Idea or for any similarities in the Unsolicited Idea and any future Canon USA uses or activities.
Mention of third party products, companies and web sites on this Site is for informational purposes only and constitutes neither an endorsement nor a recommendation. Canon USA makes no representations regarding the quality, safety or suitability of any products by third party companies. Likewise, links to third party sites are provided for your convenience only, and Canon USA is not responsible for the content of any site linked to or from this Site. Links from this Site to any other site do not mean that Canon USA approves, or endorses or recommends that site. Canon USA disclaims all warranties, express or implied, as to the accuracy, legality, reliability or validity of any content on any other site. Viewing of all other sites is at your own risk.
This site is not directed to children under 13 and we do not knowingly collect information from children under 13 without complying with applicable law.
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