A. This site
The Nielsen Company and its affiliates (individually and collectively, “we”, “our”, “us”, or “Nielsen”) designed and maintain https://marketingeffectiveness.nielsen.com (the “Site”) as a means of providing information regarding our company and various products and services that we sell. As used on the Site, the terms “you” and “your” means any person who views, accesses, uses, or obtains information from the Site or who obtains information by monitoring activity to and from the Site.
B. Acceptance of the terms and conditions
Please read this Agreement carefully. We reserve the right to amend this Agreement at any time and from time to time by posting a revised Agreement on the Site. This Agreement was last revised on the date provided below. If you use the Site after an amended Agreement has been posted, you will be deemed to have agreed to such amended Agreement. You may want to periodically visit this page to view the most recent Agreement.
C. Permitted use of the site; restrictions
You will access and use the Site solely for your personal purposes. You will not post, publish, reproduce, transmit, distribute or otherwise view, use or exploit the Site or any Content in a manner that: (1) is inconsistent with this Agreement; (2) violates any federal, state or local law, rule, regulation or order, or (3) could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Site or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the Site. You acknowledge and agree that the Site and the Content includes subject matter that is owned by us or other third parties and is protected under copyright, trademark and other intellectual property laws. Unauthorized use of the Site or the Content may violate such intellectual property laws or other laws relating to privacy and publicity. The violation of such laws may give rise to civil and/or criminal penalties.
You agree that you will not interrupt or attempt to interrupt the operation of this Site in any way. You will not impersonate any person or entity, or misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity, or misrepresent the origin of any information that you provide to us. You agree that your use of the Site will at all times be for a lawful purpose and you agree to comply with all applicable laws and regulations in your use of the Site. Possible evidence of use of this Site for illegal purposes may be provided to law enforcement authorities.
You will not transmit, distribute, introduce or otherwise make available in any manner through the Site any computer virus, keyloggers, spyware, worms, Trojan horses, timebombs or other malicious or harmful programming (collectively, “Viruses”). We do not have an obligation to detect the presence of such Viruses. If you download software or any other Content from the Site, you do so at your own risk.
D. Intellectual property rights
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The Content of this Site is protected by copyright law. All such Content is also copyrighted as a collective work under the copyright laws, and we own a copyright in the selection, coordination, arrangement, and enhancement of such Content.
F. Copyright complaints
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- A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent or the law; and
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G. Communications with us
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H. Feedback and submissions
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I. Linking and framing
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J. Links to other web sites
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We protect your privacy related to this Site. We maintain appropriate administrative and technical controls to safeguard the security and privacy of your personal information.
M. Disclaimer of warranties
YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT THIS SITE IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. NONE OF NIELSEN, ITS AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES OR ITS OR THEIR OFFICERS, SHAREHOLDERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES OR AGENTS (COLLECTIVELY THE “NIELSEN PARTIES”) GUARANTEES THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, TIMELINESS, RELIABILITY, SUITABILITY OR USEFULNESS OF ANY PORTION OF THE SITE. NONE OF THE NIELSEN PARTIES WARRANT THAT THIS SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE, THAT ANY SPECIFIC INFORMATION THAT IS REQUESTED WILL BE PROVIDED OR THAT THIS SITE OR ITS SERVER ARE OR WILL BE FREE OF COMPUTER VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL ELEMENTS. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT THE ENTIRE RISK AS TO THE QUALITY AND PERFORMANCE OF THIS SITE AND THE ACCURACY, TIMELINESS OR COMPLETENESS OF THE CONTENT OR SERVICES IS ASSUMED SOLELY BY YOU.
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N. Limitation of liability
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL ANY OF THE NIELSEN PARTIES BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED BY YOUR RELIANCE ON INFORMATION OBTAINED THROUGH THIS SITE. IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO EVALUATE THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, OR USEFULNESS OF THIS SITE. IN NO EVENT SHALL ANY OF THE NIELSEN PARTIES BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE SITE OR THIS AGREEMENT, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY. BECAUSE SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR NEGLIGENCE, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL OR OTHER DAMAGES, IN SUCH JURISDICTIONS THE NIELSEN PARTIES’ LIABILITY IS LIMITED TO THE GREATEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. YOUR SOLE REMEDY FOR DISSATISFACTION WITH THIS SITE IS TO STOP USING THIS SITE.
O. Governing Law; disputes
This Agreement and all matters relating to your access to, or use of this Site shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, USA, without giving effect to conflict of law principles. We make no representation that the Content on our Site is appropriate, legal or available for use in other locations. Those who choose to access this Site from other locations do so at their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws.
Any legal action or proceeding relating to this Agreement or your access to or use of this Site shall be instituted in a state or federal court in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. You agree to submit to the jurisdiction of, and agree that venue is proper in these courts. You agree to make the Nielsen Parties whole for any and all claims, losses, liabilities, and expenses (including attorneys’ fees) arising from your use of the Site or any violation of this Agreement.
If we have provided you with a translation of the English language version of this Agreement, then you agree that the translation is provided for your convenience only and that the English language versions of the Agreement will govern your relationship with Nielsen. If there is any contradiction between what the English language version of the Agreement says and what a translation says, then the English language version shall take precedence.
If you allow your minor child or a child for whom you are a legal guardian (a “Minor”) to access the Site, you will be solely responsible for (i) the online conduct of such Minor, (ii) monitoring such minor’s access to and use of the Site, and (iii) the consequences of any use of the Site by such Minor.
We do not intend to solicit information or to market any products or services to children through this Site. Pursuant to 47 U.S.C. § 230(d) as amended, we hereby notify you that parental control protections (such as computer hardware, software, or filtering services) are commercially available that may assist you in limiting access to material and information that is harmful to Minors.
In the event that any portion of this Agreement is held to be invalid or unenforceable, then such portion shall be construed in accordance with the applicable law as nearly as possible to reflect the original intentions of the parties, and the remainder of this Agreement shall remain in full force and effect. The sections of this Agreement entitled Intellectual Property Rights, Disclaimer of Warranties, Limitation of Liability, Governing Law; Disputes and Miscellaneous shall survive the termination of this Agreement. This Agreement contains the entire agreement of the parties concerning your use of this Site and supersedes all existing agreements and all other oral, written or other communication between the parties concerning its subject matter. We reserve the right to change, suspend, or discontinue all or any part of this Site or the Content at any time without prior notice or liability. You expressly absolve and release the Nielsen Parties from any claim of harm resulting from a cause beyond their control, including, but not limited to, failure of electronic or mechanical equipment or communication lines, telephone or other interconnect problems, computer viruses, unauthorized access, theft, operator errors, severe weather, earthquakes, or natural disasters, strikes or other labor problems, wars, terrorist activities or governmental restrictions. You may not assign this Agreement. No waiver shall be effective unless in writing. The paragraph headings herein are provided only for reference and shall have no effect on the construction or interpretation of this Agreement. You expressly agree not to export or re-export any of the Content to countries or persons prohibited under the export control laws of the United States.