Terms of Use

Welcome to thinkcompliance.co (the “Website”). Your access to, use of, and submission of any material to be posted or used on the Website is subject to your compliance with these Terms of Use. We may modify these Terms of Use from time to time without notice to you. Your continued access or use of the Website indicates your acceptance of these Terms of Use. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, do not access, use, or contribute material to the Website.

The Website and any information, documents, products, services or other material contained or made available to you through the Website (referred to separately and collectively as the “Content”) are provided by Sovay, LLC, which operates the Think Compliance brand (collectively, the “Company”), and are intended for informational purposes and are not legal advice. The information on the Website is not privileged and does not create and attorney-client relationship.

1. Privacy
Your privacy is very important to us. Our Privacy Policy explains how we treat your personal information and protect your privacy when you use our Website. Our Privacy Policy is hereby incorporated by reference into these Terms of Use.

2. No Legal or other Professional Advice
The Website includes Content that pertains to various legal and regulatory matters. The Website and the Content are not intended to provide legal or other professional advice and should not be relied upon as such. You should not act or refrain from acting based upon any Content obtained or made available to you through the Website. We encourage all users to consult a duly-licensed and qualified attorney to determine if the Content fits your specific situation and addresses your unique needs before you rely on such information.

THIS WEBSITE AND ANY CONTENT OBTAINED OR MADE AVAILABLE TO YOU THROUGH THIS WEBSITE ARE NOT A SUBSTITUTE FOR THE ADVICE OF A DULY-LICENSED AND QUALIFIED ATTORNEY.

3. License to Use and Access Website
We grant you a personal, non-transferable, non-exclusive limited license to access and use the Website in connection with your own internal, non-commercial use.

You agree not to use the Website or the Content for any purpose other than as a general reference and research tool. You also agree to use the Website and the Content only for such purposes or as specifically authorized in these Terms of Use and elsewhere on the Website. Use for any other purpose is prohibited. The license granted herein is expressly conditioned on your continued compliance with these Terms of Use. You must not, and agree not to do the following:

a. License, sell, resell, distribute or otherwise transfer any right to, or commercially exploit, the Website or any Content obtained or made available to you through the Website;

b. Modify, reproduce, or create derivative works, compilations or collective works based on the Website or any Content obtained or made available to you through the Website;

c. Republish, upload, post or distribute any Content obtained or made available to you through the Website;

d. Post any obscene or explicit material; or any material that is defamatory, insulting, or abusive to any other person or entity;

e. Post mass-mailing or any form of spam or unsolicited messages in violation of applicable laws;

f. Post or transmit any information or material containing any virus, worm, or any other harmful feature;

g. Attempt to breach any security or authentication feature of the Website, or attempt to gain unauthorized access to data, hosts, systems or networks of the Company or any of its users or customers; and

h. Deliberately take any action that consumes an unreasonable or inordinate level or system resources or overloads the Website’s infrastructure.

4. Intellectual Property
The Website and any Content and materials (including without limitation text, graphics, logos, images, audio clips, video, data, forms, and any other material or information) used in connection with the Website belong to the Company, its affiliates, or to third parties, and are protected by US and international copyright, trademark, and other law

Unless otherwise restricted by the Company, you may view, download and retain a copy of the Content from the Website for your own personal, non-commercial use, provided that you do not delete or modify any copyright or other proprietary notices or distribute or circulate such Content to other persons or entities. Any other copying, reproduction, republication, uploading, posting, distribution, transmission, or modification of the Content or any other property of the Company, whether in paper or electronic form, is strictly prohibited.

You agree that you will not duplicate, modify, adapt, translate, publish, create derivative works from, participate in the transfer or sale of, post on the World Wide Web, or in any way distribute or exploit the Website or any Content, in whole or in part, for any public or commercial use without our express written consent.

You are also prohibited from using any name, logo, domain name, publications, Content, and other related product or feature names that can be seen, heard or otherwise experienced on this Website without our express written consent. In addition, the look and feel of the Website and the Content (including without limitation the color combinations, layout, and custom graphics) constitute service marks, trademark, and/or trade dress, belonging to the Company which may not be copied or imitated, in whole or in part, without our express written consent.

5. Ownership
We own all right, title and interest, including all intellectual property rights in any Content that we develop, create, or provide in connection with the Website. Unless specifically provided for in a written agreement between you and the Company, you acquire no right, title or interest in or to any part of the Content, or any modifications, enhancements, updates, or derivate works thereof. 

6. User-Supplied Content
We have no obligation of any kind with respect to any User-Supplied Content posted to the Website. We do not confirm, adopt, or endorse any statements, representations, or information contained in any such User-Supplied Content. We neither assume nor undertake any duty to screen or review any User-Supplied Content, or to confirm the truth, accuracy, reliability or completeness of any User-Supplied Content. The person or entity who posts any User-Supplied Content to the Website is solely and exclusively responsible for such content. We may review, remove, edit, modify or revise Content, at our sole discretion, including without limitation any User-Supplied Content that is in violation of these Terms of Use or is otherwise objectionable.

If you submit any User-Supplied Content via the Website or post any material to the Website, you guarantee to us that you have the legal right to supply or post such information or material and that it will not violate any law, disparage the Company, affiliate(s) or any third-party, or violate the rights of any person or entity. By posting any User-Supplied Content or information to the Website or otherwise providing material or information to us, you grant the Company a royalty-free, exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable license to use, distribute, display, modify, delete and create derivative works of all such User-Supplied Content or information, in any and all media, in any manner, in whole or in part, without notice to or consent from you

7. Disclaimer of Warranties
THE WEBSITE ANY CONTENT AVAILABLE OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS WITH ALL FAULTS AND DEFECTS. WE MAKE NO WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WITH REGARD TO THE WEBSITE OR THE CONTENT, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, WARRANTIES OF TITLE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT, AND IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY ERRORS, OMISSIONS, RESULTS, OR DAMAGES THAT MIGHT OCCUR FROM THE USE OF THE WEBSITE OR THE CONTENT.

WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY THAT (I) THE WEBSITE OR ANY CONTENT POSTED ON THE WEBSITE WILL BE ACCURATE, COMPLETE, RELIABLE, CURRENT OR ERROR-FREE; (II) THAT THE WEBSITE OR THE CONTENT AVAILABLE ON THE WEBSITE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS (III) THAT YOUR ACCESS WILL BE COMPLETE, UNINTERRUPTED, SECURE OR ERROR-FREE; AND (IV) THAT THE WEBSITE OR ANY CONTENT AVAILABLE OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE WILL BE FREE OF VIRUSES, WORMS, OR OTHER HARMFUL FEATURE. 

WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY WHATSOEVER AS TO THE RESULTS THAT MIGHT BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE WEBSITE, THAT THE RESULTS THAT MIGHT BE OBTAINED FROM SUCH USE WILL BE RELIABLE, OR THAT THE QUALITY OF ANY PRODUCT, SERVICES, INFORMATION OR OTHER MATERIAL YOU PURCHASE OR OBTAIN THROUGH THE WEBSITE WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT YOU ASSUME THE ENTIRE RISK WITH RESPECT TO THE QUALITY AND PERFORMANCE OF THE WEBSITE, THE ACCURACY AND COMPLETENESS OF THE CONTENT, AND ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES, INFORMATION OR ANY OTHER MATERIAL YOU OBTAIN THROUGH THE WEBSITE.

8. Limitation of Liability
NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING TO THE CONTRARY IN THESE TERMS OF USE, IN NO EVENT WILL THE COMPANY BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, REVENUE, OR DATA LOSS) ARISING OUT OF YOUR USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE OR ACCESS THE WEBSITE OR ANY CONTENT PROVIDED ON THE WEBSITE, OR ANY CLAIM ARISING FROM OR RELATING TO ERRORS, OMISSIONS OR INACCURACIES IN THE CONTENT PROVIDED ON THE WEBSITE OR STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD-PARTY ON THE WEBSITE, TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. SOME STATES AND/OR JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OR LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES. AS SUCH, THE LIMITATION SET FORTH ABOVE MIGHT NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN SUCH STATES, OUR LIABILITY IS LIMITED TO THE GREATEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

THE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SET FORTH ABOVE APPLIES TO EVERY FORM OF ACTION, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE. WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIMS AGAINST YOU BY THIRD PARTIES. IN NO EVENT WILL OUR LIABILITY EXCEED THE GREATER OF $500 OR THE AMOUNT ACTUALLY RECEIVED BY US FROM YOU UNDER AN AGREEMENT IN THE SIX MONTH PERIOD PRECEDING THE EVENT OR OCCURRENCE GIVING RISE TO SUCH LIABILITY.

IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH THE WEBSITE, THE CONTENT, OR WITH THESE TERMS OF USE, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO CEASE USING OUR WEBSITE AND ANY CONTENT AND SERVICES MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH THE WEBSITE.

9. Indemnification
You understand and agree that you are personally responsible for your use of the Website and any Content obtained or made available to you through the Website. You shall indemnify, defend and hold the Company harmless from and against any claims, losses, damages, liabilities, expenses and costs (including reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs), arising out of or relating to your use or misuse of the Website, the Content, or breach of these Terms of Use.

10. General Provisions

a. The laws of the State of Arizona, without giving effect to its principles of conflicts of law, govern all disputes and adversarial proceedings relating to these Terms of Use, the Website, your use thereof, or the Content (collectively, “Disputes”) that arise between you and the Company. You consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue in the courts of Maricopa County, Phoenix, Arizona, USA for any and all Disputes arising between you and the Company, and you hereby irrevocably submit to the personal jurisdiction of such courts for that purpose.

b. If any provision of this agreement is held to be unenforceable, then that provision is to be construed either by modifying it to the minimum extent necessary to make it enforceable (if permitted by law) or disregarding it (if not). If an unenforceable provision is modified or disregarded in accordance with this section 10, the rest of the agreement is to remain in effect as written in any circumstances other than those in which the provision is held to be unenforceable.

c. Waiver by the Company of a breach, default, delay or omission of any of the provisions of these Terms of Use by you will not be construed as a waiver of any subsequent breach of the same or other provisions.

d. Nothing contained in these Terms of Use constitutes a joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency between you and the Company.

e. We may update and revise the Website and these Terms of Use at any time without specific notice to you. You are responsible for regularly reviewing these Terms of Use. Your continued use of the Website after any such changes constitutes your acceptance of changes to these Terms of Use. 

Questions Regarding these Terms of Use
Please direct any questions pertaining to these Terms of Use to legal@thinkcompliance.co.

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