Restrictions on use of materials
This site is owned and operated by Richard A. Astin formerly So. Cal. Networking Services (referred to as "SCNS," "we," "us," or "our" herein). No material from SCNS.com or any Web site owned, operated, licensed or controlled by SCNS 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 you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices. Modification of the materials or use of the materials for any other purpose is a violation of SCNS's copyright and other proprietary rights. For purposes of this Agreement, the use of any such material on any other Web site or networked computer environment is prohibited.
The content of this site, including but not limited to the text, images and audio herein and their arrangement, are copyright (c) 1996-2005 by Richard A. Astin. All Rights Reserved.
In the event you download software from the site, the software, including any files, images incorporated in or generated by the software, and data accompanying the software (collectively, the "Software") are licensed to you by SCNS. SCNS does not transfer title to the Software to you. You own the medium on which the Software is recorded, but SCNS retains full and complete title to the Software, and all intellectual property rights therein. You may not redistribute, sell, decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble or otherwise reduce the Software to a human-perceivable form.
No Implied Licenses
Nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring by implication, estoppel, or otherwise any license or right under any patent, trademark, or proprietary rights of SCNS or of any third party. Except as expressly provided above, nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring any license or right under any SCNS copyright.
SCNS MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY OF THE CONTENT OF THIS SITE FOR ANY PURPOSE.
ALTHOUGH SCNS HAS TRIED TO BE AS ACCURATE, COMPLETE, AND CURRENT AS POSSIBLE, SCNS DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE CONTENT HEREIN IS ACCURATE, COMPLETE, OR CURRENT. IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO VERIFY ANY INFORMATION BEFORE RELYING ON IT. THE CONTENT OF THIS SITE MAY INCLUDE TECHNICAL INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. FROM TIME TO TIME CHANGES ARE MADE TO THE CONTENT HEREIN. SCNS MAY MAKE CHANGES IN THE PRODUCTS AND/OR THE SERVICES DESCRIBED HEREIN AT ANY TIME.
Any opinions expressed herein are solely those of the creators of the material and are not the opinions of SCNS, its subsidiaries, or its affiliates, or of the management of those entities.
Information Provided by You
SCNS is pleased to hear from its loyal fans and welcomes your comments regarding SCNS products, including SCNS's on-line services.
If you respond to SCNS with information, including but not limited to feedback, data, questions, comments, suggestions, or the like, such information shall be deemed to be non-confidential; SCNS shall have no obligation of any kind with respect to such information and shall be free to reproduce, use, disclose, and distribute the information to others without limitation. SCNS shall be free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques contained in such information for any purpose whatsoever, including but not limited to developing, manufacturing, and marketing products incorporating such information.
If, despite our request that you not send us any creative materials, you send us creative suggestions, ideas, notes, drawings, concepts or other information (collectively, the "Information"), the Information shall be deemed, and shall remain, the property of SCNS. None of the Information shall be subject to any obligation of confidence on the part of SCNS and SCNS shall not be liable for any use or disclosure of any Information. Without limitation of the foregoing, SCNS shall exclusively own all now known or hereafter existing rights to the Information of every kind and nature throughout the universe and shall be entitled to unrestricted use of the Information for any purpose whatsoever, commercial or otherwise, without compensation to the provider of the Information.
Links to Other Sites
Some of the sites listed as links herein are not under the control of SCNS. Accordingly, SCNS makes no representations whatsoever concerning the content of those sites. The fact that SCNS has provided a link to a site is NOT an endorsement, authorization, sponsorship, or affiliation by SCNS with respect to such site, its owners, or its providers. SCNS is providing these links only as a convenience to you. SCNS has not tested any information, software, or products found on these sites and therefore cannot make any representations whatsoever with respect thereto. There are risks in using any information, software, or products found on the Internet; and SCNS cautions you to make sure that you completely understand these risks before retrieving, using, relying upon, or purchasing anything via the Internet.
All product names appearing in type form different from that of the surrounding text, SCNS, the SCNS logo, So. Cal. Networking Services, are trademarks owned by or licensed to Richard A. Astin, its subsidiaries, or its affiliates. Any other product name or company name mentioned herein may be a trademark of its owner.
This site is controlled by SCNS from its offices within the State of California, United States of America. SCNS makes no representation that materials in the site are appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who choose to access this site from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable. Software from this site is further subject to United States export controls. No software from this site may be downloaded or otherwise exported or reexported (i) into (or to a national or resident of) Cuba, Iraq, Libya, North Korea, Iran, Syria or any other country to which the U.S. has embargoed goods; or (ii) to anyone on the U.S. Treasury Department's list of Specially Designated Nationals or the U.S. Commerce Department's Table of Deny Orders. By downloading or using the Software, you represent and warrant that you are not located in, under the control of, or a national or resident of any such country or on any such list.
This agreement is effective until terminated by either party. You may terminate this agreement at any time by destroying all materials obtained from any and all SCNS site(s) and all related documentation and all copies and installations thereof, whether made under the terms of this agreement or otherwise. This agreement will terminate immediately without notice from SCNS if in SCNS's sole discretion you fail to comply with any term or provision of this agreement. Upon termination, you must destroy all materials obtained from this site and any and all other SCNS site(s) and all copies thereof, whether made under the terms of this agreement or otherwise.
THE MATERIALS IN THIS SITE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, SCNS DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. SCNS DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED IN THE MATERIALS WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THIS SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. SCNS DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF THE MATERIALS IN THIS SITE IN TERMS OF THEIR CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE. YOU (AND NOT SCNS) ASSUME THE ENTIRE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR OR CORRECTION. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
Limitation of Liability
Under no circumstances, including, but not limited to, negligence, shall SCNS be liable for any special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, the materials in this site, even if SCNS or a SCNS authorized representative has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Applicable law may not allow the limitation or exclusion of liability or incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you. In no event shall SCNS's total liability to you for all damages, losses, and causes of action (whether in contract, tort (including, but not limited to, negligence) or otherwise) exceed the amount paid by you, if any, for accessing this site.
This agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law. If any provision of this agreement shall be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from this agreement and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. This is the entire agreement between the parties relating to the subject matter herein and shall not be modified except in writing, signed by both parties.