Terms of use

Web Site Legal Terms - Epiq Systems, Inc.

Welcome to the Epiq Systems, Inc. (together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, "Epiq") web site (the "Web Site"). Please review the following terms and conditions concerning your use of and access to this Web Site. By accessing or using this Web Site, including to download any materials from this Web Site, you agree to follow and be bound by these Terms of Use (the "Terms"). If you do not agree with these Terms, do not use this Web Site.

General Use Provisions

All materials provided and available on this Web Site, including but not limited to information, documents, products, logos, graphics, sounds, images, software, and services ("Materials"), are provided either by Epiq or by their respective third party manufacturers, authors, developers and vendors ("Third Party Providers") and are the copyrighted work of Epiq and/or its Third Party Providers. Except as expressly stated herein, none of the Materials may be copied, reproduced, distributed, republished, downloaded, displayed, posted or transmitted in any form or by any means, including but not limited to electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or other means, without the prior express written permission of Epiq or the Third Party Provider.

You may not "mirror" any Materials contained on this Web Site on any other server without Epiq's prior express written permission. You may not access or use this Web Site or any Materials in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair any Epiq server, or the network(s) or system(s) connected to any Epiq server, or interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of this Web Site or any products or services provided by Epiq. Any use of direct or indirect automated searches or data queries with respect to this Web Site or the Materials is strictly prohibited without Epiq’s prior written consent. You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to any services, accounts, computer systems or networks connected to any Epiq server or network or to this Web Site or any of the Materials, through hacking, password mining or any other means. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any Materials or information through any means not intentionally and publicly made available through this Web Site.

Except where expressly provided otherwise by Epiq, nothing on this Web Site shall be construed to confer any license under any of Epiq's or any Third Party Provider's intellectual property rights, whether by estoppel, implication, or otherwise. You acknowledge sole responsibility for obtaining any such licenses. See the "Legal Contact Information" below if you have any questions about obtaining such licenses. Materials provided by Third Party Providers have not been independently reviewed, tested, certified, or authenticated in whole or in part by Epiq. Epiq does not provide, sell, license, or lease any of the Materials other than those specifically identified as being provided by Epiq.

Epiq hereby grants you permission to display, copy, distribute and download Epiq's Materials that are publicly available on this Web Site provided that: (1) both the copyright notice identified below and this permission notice appear without modification in the Materials; (2) the use of such Materials is solely for non-commercial, internal business purposes and informational use only, and unless specifically agreed to in writing by Epiq, and will not be copied, saved,  posted or otherwise displayed on any networked computer, broadcast in any media, resold or sublicensed, or used for commercial gain; and (3) the Materials are not modified in any way. This permission terminates automatically without notice if you breach any of these terms or conditions. Upon termination, you will immediately destroy any downloaded or printed Materials.

Any unauthorized use of any Materials contained on this Web Site may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and communications regulations and statutes.

Forward-looking Statements & Risk Factors

This Web Site may contain forward-looking statements that involve risks, uncertainties and assumptions. If any of these risks or uncertainties materializes or any of these assumptions proves incorrect, the results of Epiq could differ materially from those expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements. You should review Epiq's filings with the SEC for a more comprehensive discussion of these uncertainties and other risk factors related to the company.

Epiq assumes no obligation and does not intend to update these forward-looking statements.

Links to Third Party Sites

This Web Site contains links to web sites controlled by parties other than Epiq. Any links on this Web Site to third party web sites does not imply that Epiq endorses or accepts responsibility for the content or use of the third party web site, and such links are provided for informational purposes only. Epiq does not guarantee the content, sequence, accuracy or completeness of any information or data displayed on any third party web site. Epiq shall not be liable in any way to the reader or any other person, firm or corporation whatsoever for any delays, inaccuracies, errors in or omissions of any information or data or the transmission thereof.

The use of a third party web site may be subject to "Terms of Use", "Disclaimers" or similar legal conditions which can be substantially different from those associated with this Web Site. When using third party web sites, you should familiarize yourself with the terms, conditions and policies implicated by the use of that site.

It is your responsibility to take precautions to ensure that whatever you select for your use is free of viruses or other items of a destructive nature.

Submissions

Except where expressly provided otherwise by Epiq, all comments, feedback, information or materials submitted to Epiq through or in association with this Web Site ("Submissions") shall be considered non-confidential and Epiq's property. By providing such Submissions to Epiq, you agree to assign to Epiq, effective immediately upon such submission, at no charge, all worldwide rights, title and interest in copyrights and other intellectual property rights to the Submissions and represent and warrant that you have all necessary ownership rights, consents and authority to assign all such rights, title and interest to Epiq. Epiq shall be free to use and/or disseminate such Submissions on an unrestricted basis for any purpose. You acknowledge that you are responsible for the Submissions that you provide, and that you, not Epiq, have full responsibility for the Submissions, including their legality, reliability, appropriateness, originality and copyright.

Disclaimer

EXCEPT WHERE EXPRESSLY PROVIDED OTHERWISE BY EPIQ, THE MATERIALS ON THIS WEB SITE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS", ARE EXPERIMENTAL, AND ARE FOR COMMERCIAL USE ONLY, AND EPIQ HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL EXPRESS OR IMPLIED REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES, GUARANTIES, AND CONDITIONS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT, EXCEPT TO THE EXTENT THAT SUCH DISCLAIMERS ARE HELD TO BE LEGALLY INVALID. EPIQ MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES, GUARANTIES, OR CONDITIONS AS TO THE QUALITY, SUITABILITY, TRUTH, ACCURACY, OR COMPLETENESS OF ANY OF THE MATERIALS CONTAINED ON THIS WEB SITE.

Limitation of Liability

EPIQ AND ITS AFFILIATES AND THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS AND REPRESENTATIVES (THE “EPIQ PARTIES”) SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES SUFFERED AS A RESULT OF YOUR ACCESS OR USE OF THIS WEB SITE OR ACCESSING, USING, MODIFYING, CONTRIBUTING, COPYING, DISTRIBUTING, OR DOWNLOADING THE MATERIALS. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE EPIQ PARTIES BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGE (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOSS OF BUSINESS, REVENUE, PROFITS, USE, DATA OR OTHER ECONOMIC ADVANTAGE), HOWEVER IT ARISES, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER TORTIOUS ACTION, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE ACCESS TO, USE OF, PERFORMANCE OF, OR INFORMATION AVAILABLE FROM THIS WEB SITE, EVEN IF ANY EPIQ PARTY HAS BEEN PREVIOUSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE. YOU HAVE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ADEQUATE PROTECTION AND BACKUP OF DATA AND/OR EQUIPMENT USED IN CONNECTION WITH THE WEB SITE AND/OR MATERIALS AND YOU WILL NOT MAKE A CLAIM AGAINST ANY EPIQ PARTY FOR LOST OR CORRUPTED DATA OR SYSTEMS, LOSS OF GOODWILL, RE-RUN TIME, INACCURATE OUTPUT, WORK DELAYS, OR LOST PROFITS RESULTING FROM THE USE OF THE WEB SITE OR MATERIALS. YOU AGREE TO HOLD THE EPIQ PARTIES HARMLESS FROM, AND YOU COVENANT NOT TO SUE EPIQ FOR, ANY CLAIMS AND THREATENED CLAIMS ARISIGN OUT OF OR RELATED TO ALL ACCESS AND USE OF THIS WEB SITE AND/OR THE MATERIALS IN ANY MANNER.

List of Analysts/Analyst Coverage

Epiq is followed by certain analysts mentioned on this Web Site. Please note that any opinions, estimates or forecasts regarding Epiq's performance made by these analysts are theirs alone and do not represent opinions, forecasts or predictions of any Epiq Party. Epiq does not by its reference to any analysts imply its endorsement of or concurrence with their information, conclusions or recommendations. Information provided by analysts is subject to change, and Epiq cannot guarantee its accuracy.

General

This Web Site may include inaccuracies or typographical errors. Epiq and the Third Party Providers may make improvements and/or changes in the products, information, services, Materials, programs, and prices described or set forth in or on this Web Site at any time without notice. Epiq may periodically make changes to this Web Site. Any action related to these Terms will be governed by Kansas law and controlling U.S. Federal law, and the venue for any such action shall be the state and Federal courts located in Kansas. No choice of law rules of any jurisdiction will apply. These Terms represent the entire understanding relating to the access and/or use of the Web Site including any Materials and prevail over any prior or contemporaneous, conflicting or additional, agreements or communications. Epiq retains the right to revise these Terms at any time without notice by updating this posting. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved by Epiq.

Intellectual Property Notices

Elements of the Web Site and Materials are protected by copyright, trade dress, intellectual property and other laws and may not be copied or imitated in whole or in part. No logo, graphic, sound or image from the Web Site or any Materials may be copied or retransmitted unless expressly permitted by Epiq.  Any permissible use of Epiq’s Materials, logos, graphics, sounds or images found on this Web Site must include the copyright notice identified below without any modification.

Epiq, the Epiq logo, any other protected mark or logo on this Web Site or Materials, and/or other Epiq products referenced herein are trademarks and service marks of Epiq Systems, Inc. and its affiliated companies, and may be registered in certain jurisdictions. All other product names, company names, marks, logos, and symbols may be the trademarks of their respective owners.

Copyright © 2016 Epiq Systems, Inc.. All rights reserved.

Legal Contact Information

If you have any questions about these Terms, or if you would like to request permission to use any Materials, please contact the Epiq Systems Legal Department at (913) 621-9500 or by e-mail at legal@epiqsystems.com.