The Winningworkplaces.org web site is an interactive online service operated
by Winning Workplaces ("Winning Workplaces," "us," or "our"). By using the Winningworkplaces.org web site, you signify your agreement
do not use the Winningworkplaces.org web site. Please check these Terms
of Use periodically for changes. Your continued use of the Winningworkplaces.org
web site will mean you accept these changes. Winning Workplaces reserves
the right to modify, suspend, terminate, or restrict your use of any portion
of the Winningworkplaces.org web site at any time, without notice.
Table of Contents:
- Restrictions on Use of Materials
- General Submissions
- Third Party Information and Links
- Notification of Copyright Infringement
- Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability
This web site provides selected information, training, ideas, consulting,
and tools to help small and mid-sized organizations create great workplaces.
Except where otherwise provided on designated areas of the Winningworkplaces.org
web site, all information contained on the Winningworkplaces.org web site
is provided by Winning Workplaces.
[Certain sections of the Winningworkplaces.org web site may have separate
registration procedures and separate terms and conditions, terms of service,
user agreements or similar legal agreement that may be offered by Winning
Workplaces or its third party service providers. When you are using any
section of the Winningworkplaces.org web site that does not have a separate
2. Restrictions on use of materials
Except as otherwise authorised in writing by Winning Workplaces, all materials
contained on the Winningworkplaces.org web site are the copyrighted property
of Winning Workplaces, its subsidiaries, affiliated companies and/or third-party
licensors. (c) 2002 Winning Workplaces. No material from this web site may
be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed
in any way, except that you may download one copy of the materials on any
single computer for your personal, non-commercial home use only, provided
that (i) you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices, (ii)
you make no modifications to the materials, (iii) you do not use the materials
in a manner that suggests an association with any of our products, services,
or brands, and (iv) you do not download quantities of materials to a database
that can be used to avoid future downloads from this web site. For purposes
of these terms, the use of any such material on any other web site or computer
environment is prohibited, unless you have obtained prior written approval
from Winning Workplaces. Nothing contained herein shall be construed as
conferring by implication, estoppel, or otherwise any license or right under
any patent, trademark, copyright or other intellectual property right of
Winning Workplaces, its subsidiaries or affiliates, or any third party.
All trademarks and service marks identified by ®, T or (SM) symbols or
appearing in type form different from that of the surrounding text are marks
owned by Winning Workplaces, its subsidiaries or affiliates, or third parties.
Identify any marks owned by Winning Workplaces (e.g. Winning Workplaces®).
3. General Submissions
submit to Winning Workplaces any suggestions, comments, questions, information
or the like, such information shall be deemed to be non-confidential, and
Winning Workplaces shall have no obligation of any kind with respect to
such information. By making a submission to Winning Workplaces, you assign
to Winning Workplaces all rights, title and interest in and to such submission,
and Winning Workplaces shall be free to use, display, distribute, copy and
otherwise use the submission for any purpose, without limitation, the research,
development, manufacture, use or sale of products incorporating information
for more information about Winning Workplaces' collection, use and disclosure
practices with respect to information collected from you on the Winningworkplaces.org
4. Third Party Information and Links
The Winningworkplaces.org web site may contain third party information or
content. Such information or content is, wherever practically possible,
marked with the name of the source and does not necessarily represent the
opinion or viewpoint of Winning Workplaces. Winning Workplaces does not
take any responsibility whatsoever for such third party information or content.
As a convenience to you, this web site may provide links to third party
web sites. Winning Workplaces has no responsibility for, or control of,
the content appearing on third party sites and shall not be liable for any
damages or injury arising from the content of those sites. Further, Winning
Workplaces disclaims any responsibility for the accuracy, content, or availability
of information found on sites that link to or from the Winningworkplaces.org
web site from third parties not associated with us. As some sites employ
automated search results or otherwise link you to sites containing information
that may be deemed inappropriate or offensive, Winning Workplaces cannot
be held responsible for the accuracy, copyright compliance or compliance
with any other intellectual property rights, legality, or decency of material
contained in third-party sites, and you hereby irrevocably waive any claim
against Winning Workplaces with respect to such sites.
Not withstanding the foregoing, Winning Workplaces reserves the right to
reject or terminate any links to the Winningworkplaces.org web site, and
you hereby agree to immediately cease linking to the Winningworkplaces.org
web site upon Winning Workplaces' request.
5. Notification of Copyright Infringement
It is Winning Workplaces' policy to respond to claims of intellectual property
infringement. Winning Workplaces will promptly process and investigate notices
of alleged infringement and will take appropriate actions under the Digital
Millennium Copyright Act, Title 17, United States Code, Section 512(c)(2)
("DMCA") and other applicable intellectual property laws.
Pursuant to the DMCA, if you believe that content appearing on the Winningworkplaces.org
web site infringes any copyright rights, please send a notification of copyright
infringement to Winning Workplaces' Designated Agent for the Winningworkplaces.org
[Identify individual, preferably by title]
1603 Orrington Avenue
Evanston, IL 60201
To be effective, the notification must be a written communication that
includes the following:
- A physical or electronic signature of a person authorised to act on
behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
- Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed,
or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered
by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that
- Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or
to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or
access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient
to permit the service provider to locate the material;
- Information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to
contact the complaining party, such as an address, telephone number and,
if available, an electronic mail address at which the complaining party
may be contacted;
- A statement that the complaining party has a good-faith belief that
use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorised by the
copyright owner, its agent or the law; and
- A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and
under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorised to
act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
6. Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability
You expressly agree that your use of this web site is at your own risk.
Neither Winning Workplaces, its subsidiaries or affiliates, nor any other
party involved in creating, producing or delivering the web site makes any
representations or warranties of any kind regarding the Winningworkplaces.org
web site, the content appearing on this web site, any advertising material
or the results that may be obtained from use of this web site. THE WINNINGWORKPLACES.ORG
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WARRANTIES OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY
OR WARRANTIES AGAINST INFRINGEMENT. Some jurisdictions may not allow the
exclusion of implied warranties. As a result, some of the above exclusions
may not apply to you. Check your local laws for any restrictions or limitations
regarding the exclusion of implied warranties.
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PROVIDERS AND LICENSORS SHALL IN NO EVENT BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIMS, DAMAGES
OR LOSSES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DIRECT, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL,
SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, RESULTING FROM OR CAUSED BY THE
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LOSSES RELATED TO: YOUR USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE WINNINGWORKPLACES.ORG
WEB SITE OR ANY PORTION THEREOF; ANY ERRORS, OMISSIONS OR DEFECTS IN THE
CONTENT APPEARING ON THE WINNINGWORKPLACES.ORG WEBSITE; OR ANY INTERRUPTIONS,
DELAYS IN TRANSMISSION OR COMPUTER VIRUSES.
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ITS AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, CONTENT PROVIDERS AND LICENSORS
FROM ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND OR NATURE WHATSOEVER,
WHETHER KNOWN OR UNKNOWN, SUSPECTED OR UNSUSPECTED, THAT YOU MAY HAVE AGAINST
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WEBSITE. YOU HEREBY AGREE TO WAIVE ALL LAWS THAT MAY LIMIT THE EFFICACY
OF SUCH RELEASES.
You acknowledge and agree that, regardless of any statute or law to the
contrary, any claim or cause of action you may have arising out of, or relating
to, your use of the Winningworkplaces.org web site must be filed within
one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arises, or forever be barred.
Our Commitment To Privacy
Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy we provide
this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices
you can make about the way your information is collected and used. To make
this notice easy to find, we make it available on all of our Web pages.
The Information We Collect
This notice applies to all information collected or submitted on the Winning
Workplaces Web site. We do not send any cookies. On some pages, you can
order products, make requests, and register to receive materials via e-mail.
The types of personal information collected at these pages may include:
Credit/Debit Card Information
The Way We Use Information
We use the information you provide about yourself only for the purpose for
which you provided that information. For example, when you provide information
when placing an order or requesting information or a newsletter, we use
that information only to complete your request or order. We do not share
this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to
complete that order or request. Similarly, we use the information you provide
about someone else when placing an order only to ship the product and to
confirm delivery. We do not share this information with outside parties
except to the extent necessary to complete that order.
We use return email addresses to answer the email we receive. Such addresses
are not used for any other purpose and are not shared with outside parties.
We use non-identifying and aggregate information to better design our Web
site, products and to better understand the needs of our clients.
Finally, we never use or share the personally identifiable information
provided to us online in ways unrelated to the ones described above without
also providing you an opportunity to opt-out or otherwise prohibit such
unrelated uses. If you no longer want to receive e-mails from Winning Workplaces,
please send an e-mail request to email@example.com.
Our Commitment To Data Security
To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct
use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic,
and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect
Our Commitment To Children's Privacy
Protecting the privacy of the very young is especially important. For that
reason, we never collect or maintain information at our Web site from those
we actually know are under 13, and no part of our Web site is structured
to attract anyone under 13.
How You Can Access Or Correct Your Information
You can access all your personally identifiable information that we collect
online by sending an e-mail request for the data at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can correct factual errors in your personally identifiable information
by sending us a request that credibly shows error. To protect your privacy
and security, we will also take reasonable steps to verify your identity
before granting access or making corrections.
How To Contact Us
Should you have other questions or concerns about these privacy policies,
please call us at 847-328-9798 or send us an email at email@example.com.
1603 Orrington Avenue
Evanston, IL 60201
with the laws of the State of Illinois, without regard to its conflicts
of law provisions. You hereby agree that any cause of action you may have
with respect to the Winningworkplaces.org web site must be filed in the
federal or state courts located in Cook County, Illinois within one year
after the cause of action arises or the cause is barred.
IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THE TERMS STATED ABOVE OR TO ANY CHANGES THE SERVICE
MAKES IN THESE TERMS, PLEASE EXIT THE WINNINGWORKPLACES.ORG WEBSITE IMMEDIATELY.
Last updated: September 2010