Legal

Welcome to the Grant Engine website (“Site”). Grant Engine (“Grant Engine”) provides the use of this Site to you subject to these terms and conditions and Grant Engine’s Privacy Policy. Your use of this Site constitutes your acceptance of these terms and conditions. If you do not agree to all of these terms and conditions, do not use this Site. Grant Engine may modify these terms and conditions, in whole or in part, at any time and in its sole discretion. Such modifications will be effective when posted on this Site, so please review these terms and conditions regularly in connection with your use of this Site. Your continued use of this Site constitutes acceptance of these terms and conditions as modified.

Grant Engine may also terminate, change, or otherwise modify any aspect of this Site, or impose limits on features or restrict access, in whole or in part, to this Site at any time and in its sole discretion without liability. Grant Engine may terminate any authorizations, rights, and licenses provided herein, and upon such termination, you shall immediately destroy all materials obtained from this Site.

Site usage

Grant Engine authorizes you to view and download the materials at this Site, provided that (i) you retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the original materials on any copies of the materials, (ii) your use of such materials is for your personal, non-commercial use only, and will not be copied or posted on any network computer or broadcast in any media, (iii) you may not modify the materials in any way or reproduce, publicly display, perform, distribute, transmit, or create derivative works from any of the materials on this Site, and (iv) you may not transfer the materials to any other person unless you give them notice of, and they agree to accept, these terms and conditions. The above authorization does not include the design or layout of this Site, elements of which are legally protected and may not be copied or imitated in whole or in part. No logo, graphic, sound, or image from this Site may be copied or retransmitted unless expressly authorized by Grant Engine. No other use of the materials is authorized. The materials at this Site are proprietary and any unauthorized use of any materials at this Site may violate copyright, trademark, and other laws.

Access-restricted areas
Access to password-protected and/or secure areas of this Site is limited to authorized users only and requires creation of an account. You must provide complete and accurate information on your account and update such information as necessary. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password information, and you agree not to share or distribute your password information. You agree to notify Grant Engine immediately of any unauthorized use of your account or any other breach of security. You further agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password.

Links to third party sites

Any links to third-party websites that may appear on this Site are provided only as a convenience to you and in no way imply any affiliation, sponsorship, endorsement, or acceptance of any information or views provided on those linked websites. Grant Engine does not monitor the linked websites for accuracy or content, and does not warrant the information contained thereon. The information provided on the linked websites and any warranty with regard thereto is solely the responsibility of the providers of that information. If you decide to access third-party websites through links from this Site, you do so at your own risk.

Links to this site
All links to the Site must be approved in writing by Grant Engine; however, Grant Engine consents to links limited to those in which:
(i) the link is a text-only link containing only the name “Grant Engine”;
(ii) the link redirects the user only to www.Grant Engine.com and not to deeper pages;
(iii) the link, when activated, displays that page full-screen in a fully operable and navigable browser window and not within a “frame” on the linked website;
(iv) the appearance, position, and other aspects of the link do not present false information about Grant Engine products, services, or capabilities, nor be such as to damage or dilute the goodwill associated with the name and trademarks of Grant Engine, nor create the false appearance that another entity or its activities or products are associated with or sponsored or endorsed by Grant Engine; and
(v) No Grant Engine logo or trademark is used or appears.

Disclaimer/limitation of liability

DISCLAIMER
YOU AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THIS SITE SHALL BE AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE OPERATION OF THIS SITE AND THE INFORMATION AVAILABLE THEREON ARE PROVIDED “AS IS.” TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, GRANT ENGINE, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AND AGENTS DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN CONNECTION WITH THIS SITE AND YOUR USE THEREOF. GRANT ENGINE MAKES NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THIS SITE’S CONTENT OR THE CONTENT OF ANY SITES LINKED TO THIS SITE AND ASSUMES NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY (I) ERRORS, MISTAKES, OR INACCURACIES OF CONTENT, (II) PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER, RESULTING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THIS SITE, (III) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF OUR SECURE SERVERS AND/OR ANY AND ALL PERSONAL INFORMATION STORED THEREIN, (IV) INTERRUPTION OR CESSATION OF TRANSMISSION TO OR FROM THIS SITE, (V) BUGS, VIRUSES, WORMS, TROJAN HORSES, SPYWARE, OR ANY OTHER MALWARE, OR THE LIKE THAT MAY BE TRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH THIS SITE BY ANY THIRD PARTY, (VI) ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY INFORMATION, AND/OR (VII) LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND INCURRED AS A RESULT OF THE USE OF ANY INFORMATION POSTED, EMAILED, TRANSMITTED, OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE VIA THIS SITE.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
IN NO EVENT SHALL GRANT ENGINE, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, CONTRACTORS OR AGENTS, BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES WHATSOEVER ARISING UNDER OR AS A RESULT OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THIS SITE OR THE CONTENTS OF THIS SITE, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT GRANT ENGINE IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THE FOREGOING LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SHALL APPLY TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW IN THE APPLICABLE JURISDICTION.

Intellectual property

Trademarks
The Grant Engine logo and names of Grant Engine products or services displayed on this Site are registered trademarks or trademarks owned by Grant Engine in the United States and certain other countries.

No license to use any of Grant Engine’s trademarks is given or implied. Users are not permitted to use these trademarks without the prior written consent of Grant Engine. The use of these trademarks or any other materials, except as permitted herein, is expressly prohibited and may be in violation of federal or other applicable laws.

Copyright
Except as otherwise provided, Grant Engine owns all content contained in this Site, including without limitation the information, materials, text, graphics, Site design, and the selection, assembly and arrangement thereof (“Content”). The Content is protected by copyright laws of the U.S. and other countries.

Content published on this Site may contain other proprietary notices or describe products, services, processes, or technologies owned by Grant Engine or third parties. Please note that by publishing this Content, Grant Engine is not granting any license under any copyright, trademark, patent, or other intellectual property right of Grant Engine or any third party.

Except for the rights granted in these terms and conditions, no Content on this Site may be copied, distributed, displayed, modified, reproduced, performed, published, posted, or reverse engineered in whole or in part in any way, stored or transmitted by any means, including but not limited to electronic, mechanical, scanning, photocopying, or recording, without the prior written permission of Grant Engine. You also may not, without our permission, “mirror” any Content on this Site, and such use of any Content on any other website or networked computer environment is expressly prohibited. Modification of the Content or use of the Content on this Site for any other purpose is a violation of Grant Engine’s copyright and other proprietary rights.

User-provided information

Should use of this Site require you to submit any of your personal information to Grant Engine, such information is protected by the Corporate Privacy Policy. Beyond any personal information you are required or requested to submit to Grant Engine in connection with your use of this Site, Grant Engine does not want you to, and you warrant that you will not, submit any confidential or proprietary information through this Site, nor any ideas for new products, technologies, process, materials, marketing or advertising plans or campaigns, or product names, whether or not such ideas are confidential or proprietary. You agree that Grant Engine has no obligation to deem or treat any information or material you send to this Site as confidential or proprietary, unless Grant Engine has otherwise agreed in writing. By sending Grant Engine materials or information, you grant Grant Engine an unrestricted, irrevocable license to use, reproduce, display, perform, modify, transmit, and distribute such material or information, and you further agree that Grant Engine is free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques that you provide for any and all commercial or non-commercial purposes. You further agree that you will not post or transmit to or from this Site any threatening, defamatory, obscene, harassing, or otherwise unlawful material, or that incorporates the proprietary material of another.

Applicable law

This Site is controlled and operated by Grant Engine from its offices within the United States. Grant Engine makes no representations that this Site is appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who choose to access this Site from locations outside the United States do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws. You may not use or export the materials in violation of United States export laws and regulations. Any and all actions, claims, disputes, or controversies relating to these terms and conditions, the use of this Site, or any materials therein shall be governed by the law of the State of North Carolina, USA, without regard to its conflict-of-laws principles. By using this site, you expressly consent to the exclusive forum, jurisdiction, and venue of the state and federal courts of Wake County, North Carolina, USA in such actions, claims, disputes, or controversies.