Last Updated: May 28, 2014
PARADIGM MAY PERIODICALLY AND IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION MODIFY THESE TERMS. IF PARADIGM MATERIALLY CHANGES THESE TERMS, A NOTICE WILL BE POSTED ON THE WEBSITE, ALONG WITH THE UPDATED TERMS, AND THE “LAST UPDATED” DATE ABOVE WILL BE MODIFIED. YOUR CONTINUED USE OF THE WEBSITE MEANS THAT YOU ACCEPT THE UPDATED TERMS. UNLESS WE PROVIDE YOU WITH SPECIFIC NOTICE, NO CHANGES TO THESE TERMS WILL APPLY RETROACTIVELY.
Privacy and Other Terms
The Website may be available to you via your mobile Device. Your carrier may prohibit or restrict certain features of the Website from being available on your mobile Device, and some features may be incompatible with your carrier or Device. Paradigm disclaims all liability in connection with your use of the Website via your Device, including your inability to use or access certain features.
Website and Content Use Restrictions
The Website contains (i) materials or other items relating to Paradigm’s business, including Website layout, information, images, scripts, URLs, sounds, software, and the “look and feel” of the Website, (ii) trademarks, logos, trade names, service marks, and trade identities of Paradigm and other third parties, and (iii) other forms of intellectual property owned by us, our licensors, or our content providers, including past, present, and future versions of the Website (collectively, “Content”).
Restrictions on Use of Content
Unless otherwise specified, the Website and its Content are owned by Paradigm, our licensors, or our content providers, and are protected by copyright, trademark, or other proprietary rights. You may not copy, republish, upload, post, transmit or distribute any Content from this Website for commercial use. Use of the Content for impermissible purposes is a violation of copyright rights and other proprietary rights of Paradigm, our licensors, or our content providers. All rights not expressly granted to you are reserved by us. Any unauthorized use of the Website or its Content for any purpose is not allowed. You may not use, copy, republish, upload, post, transmit, distribute, or modify Paradigm’s trademarks in any way, without Paradigm’s prior written consent.
Links to the Website
We grant you a limited, non-exclusive, revocable, non-assignable, personal, and non-transferable license to create hyperlinks to the Website, so long as: (i) the links and the content on your website do not suggest any affiliation with Paradigm or cause any other confusion, and (ii) the links and the content on your website do not portray Paradigm or its products or services in a false, misleading, derogatory, or otherwise offensive manner, do not contain content that is inappropriate for children or that is offensive, obscene, threatening, or illegal, that violates any right of any third party, or that is otherwise objectionable to Paradigm. Paradigm reserves the right to suspend or prohibit linking to the Website for any reason, in its sole discretion, without advance notice or any liability of any kind to you or to any third party. Paradigm disclaims all liability in connection with hyperlinks to our Website.
Links to Third-Party Websites
This Website may include links to other websites and the plugins from other websites. These links and plugins are provided for your convenience, and they do not signify that we endorse the websites. We have no responsibility for the content of the linked websites. Any activities you engage in involving linked websites are subject to privacy and other policies, terms, and conditions of use, and other rules issued by the operator of the linked websites. Paradigm disclaims all liability in connection with the linked websites.
Paradigm welcomes your suggestions, comments, and questions (“Submissions”). Please submit your Submissions via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Submissions provided to Paradigm through the Website are Paradigm’s property. Paradigm will not be liable for any use or disclosure of any Submissions. You hereby assign, without compensation, all existing rights in and to your Submissions to Paradigm. This policy is intended to avoid the possibility of future misunderstandings if projects developed by Paradigm seem similar to ideas contained in your Submissions.
Liability, Indemnification, and Release
Neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness, or suitability of the Website or the Content for any particular purpose. The Website and its Content are provided “as is” and your use of the Website is at your own risk. We do not guarantee continuous, uninterrupted or secure access to our Website. You acknowledge that the Website information and materials may contain inaccuracies and errors.
THE PARADIGM WEBSITE AND ITS CONTENT ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS AND PARADIGM DOES NOT PROVIDE ANY ASSURANCES AS TO THE USABILITY BY YOU OF THE WEBSITE. PARADIGM DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES AND REPRESENTATIONS AS TO THE ACCURACY OR SUFFICIENCY OF ANY PRODUCT OR SERVICE INFORMATION LISTED ON THE WEBSITE. PARADIGM MAKES NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTIES’ RIGHTS AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
You are responsible for the purchase of, and payment of charges for, all Internet access services and telecommunications services needed for use of this Website.
Paradigm has the right to change or discontinue the Website or any feature of the Website at any time.
Choice of Law
The Terms, and any dispute arising out of your use of the Website or its Content, are governed and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State of California (without regard to its conflict of laws principles) and the applicable laws of the United States.
The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Terms will not affect the validity or enforceability of the remaining provisions.
Paradigm may assign its rights and obligations under these Terms, in whole or in part, to any party at any time without notice.
We respect the intellectual property of others. If you believe that your work has been copied in any way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide our Copyright Agent the written information specified below:
- A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed upon;
- A description where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Website;
- Your address, telephone number, and e-mail address;
- 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;
- A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf; and
- The signature (electronic or physical) of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest.
Paradigm’s Copyright Agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement can be reached as follows:
Rashmi Nijagal, Esq.
Paradigm Management Services, LLC
1277 Treat Blvd., Suite 800
Walnut Creek, CA 94597
We will respond expeditiously to claims of copyright infringement that are reported to our Copyright Agent, in accordance with the U.S. Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 or other laws as applicable. This procedure is exclusively for notifying us that your copyrighted material has been infringed.
Thank you for visiting our Website. We hope you enjoy your visit.
Last Updated: April 20, 2017
PARADIGM MAY PERIODICALLY AND IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION MODIFY THIS POLICY. IF PARADIGM MATERIALLY CHANGES THIS POLICY, A NOTICE WILL BE POSTED ON THE WEBSITE, ALONG WITH THE UPDATED POLICY, AND THE “LAST UPDATED” DATE ABOVE WILL BE MODIFIED. YOUR CONTINUED USE OF THE WEBSITE MEANS THAT YOU ACCEPT THE UPDATED POLICY. UNLESS WE PROVIDE YOU WITH SPECIFIC NOTICE, NO CHANGES TO OUR POLICY WILL APPLY RETROACTIVELY.
“Personal Information” is any information that identifies or can potentially be used to identify, contact, or locate you. This includes information that is used in a way that is personally identifiable, including linking it with identifiable information from other sources, or from which other personally identifiable information can easily be derived.
“Non-Personal Information” includes information that does not personally identify you, but it may include tracking and usage information about your demographics, use of the Website and the Internet.
As a general matter, you can browse the Website without submitting your Personal Information to us. However, there are a number of circumstances in which you may supply us with your Personal Information. We may collect your Personal Information when you (a) sign up to receive e-mail newsletters, e-mail alerts, or email offers from us; (b) request customer service or other assistance; (c) submit a form to contact us or submit a referral form; (d) participate in social media accounts involving Paradigm’s content or services; (e) register for a webinar or webinar replay; or (f) volunteer personal information to us in any other manner.
Collection of Personal Information From or Through Social Media Sites or Using Your Social Media Login.
When you interact with any Paradigm page on a social media platform, such as Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Tumblr, LinkedIn, YouTube, or Pinterest, we collect the personal information that you make available to us on that site, including your account ID or “handle.” We will comply with the privacy policies of the corresponding social media platform.
When you interact with our Website, our servers keep an activity log and automatically store Non-Personal Information, which may or may not be aggregated information of Website users, that does not identify you individually.
Collection of Your Source IP Address / Location Information
We collect and store your Device’s source IP address, which may disclose the location of your Device at the time you access the Website. Advertisements and certain content are directed to you as a result of this data. If you enable that feature, your current location will be stored to serve you certain content tied to your location. If you elect to have your location-based searches saved to your history, we will store such information on our servers.
Collection of Personal and Non-Personal Information from Other Sources
We also collect and store information about you that we receive from other sources (including our offline interactions with you), to, among other things, enable us to update and correct the information contained in our database and to better customize your experience on the Website. We may use the information from one portion of the Website in other portions of the Website, and we may combine information gathered from multiple portions of the Website into a single customer record.
Cookies and Spyware
You have the ability to accept or decline Cookies, though doing so may result in some features of the Website not working as designed. For more information on Cookies and how to disable them, you can consult the information provided by the Interactive Advertising Bureau at www.allaboutcookies.org.
Is Personal Information Collected From Children?
Our Website is not directed to children under the age of 13, and we do not knowingly collect Personal Information from children under 13 years old. If you are under 13 years old, you should not use this Website, and under no circumstances should you send information about yourself to us without providing us with consent from your parents or legal guardian. If we become aware that we have received personal information from a visitor under the age of 13 on the site and we do not have parental consent or legal guardian consent, we will delete the information from our records.
How Does Paradigm Use Personal and Non-Personal Information?
We use the information we learn from you to help us personalize and continually improve your experience on the Website. We may use your Personal and Non-Personal Information in the following ways:
- Provide you with the content, products, and services requested by you;
- Communicate with you about changes to our policies;
- Personalize content and experiences on our Website, including providing you recommendations based on your preferences;
- Send you newsletters, offers and promotions, by e-mail, text, or other medium;
- Optimize or improve our services and operations;
- Detect, investigate, and prevent activities that may violate our policies or be illegal; and
- Perform statistical, demographic, and marketing analyses of users of the Website.
When Does Paradigm Disclose Your Information?
To provide services and carry out our business activities, certain authorized people have access to your information, including our employees, entities affiliated through common ownership or control with Paradigm, and third parties that provide and/or support our provision of services. The frequency of disclosures varies according to business needs, and may involve access on a regular basis.
As part of its business activities, if Paradigm enters into a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of our assets, Paradigm may transfer your Personal Information and Non-Personal Information as part of the transaction.
We may also use or disclose Personal Information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to (a) conform to applicable law or comply with legal process served on us or the Website; (b) protect and defend our rights or property, the Website or our users; and (c) act under emergency circumstances to protect the personal safety of us, our affiliates, agents, or the users of the Website or the public. Law enforcement agencies may, by federal or state court order and without notice to you, obtain the right to install a device that monitors your internet and email use.
If you access Paradigm with or through a social networking service or while logged in to such social medial platform, Paradigm and that service share certain information about you and your activities, including your IP Address and that you have visited our Website. We will share information about your activities, including what you view on the Website, with that social media platform and its users.
Use of Non-Personal Information
We may disclose or share Non-Personal Information (or other information, other than Personal Information) in any other manner that we deem appropriate or necessary. Among other things, we will disclose Non-Personal Information to third parties to help us determine how people use parts of the Website and how to improve our Website. We will also disclose Non-Personal Information to our partners and other third parties about how our users collectively use the Website.
Security of Personal Information
Personal Information provided within the context of our service offerings are protected by technical security systems. While we use reasonable efforts to safeguard the confidentiality of your information, we are not liable for disclosure of any information due to errors in transmission or the unauthorized acts of third parties. No data storage system or transmission method is guaranteed to be 100% secure, and as a result, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you may supply. If Paradigm learns of a security breach, we may attempt to notify you so that you can take appropriate protective steps.
Your Obligation to Keep Access Rights Secure
You promise to provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself when you correspond with Paradigm or our agents. If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, or Paradigm has reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, Paradigm has the right to refuse any and all current or future use of the Website (or any portion thereof).
How to Opt-Out of Sharing Your Personal Information; How to Correct Personal Information
You always may opt-out of receiving future e-mail messages and newsletters. Paradigm provides you with the opportunity to opt-out of receiving communications from us at the point where we request information about you. To remove your Personal Information from our database, to not receive future communications or to no longer receive services from us, send an e-mail to email@example.com with the word “remove” in the subject line. Paradigm also permits you to correct or update Personal Information that you have previously provided to us. To do so, send e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org indicating the information that you wish to be corrected or updated.
Your California Privacy Rights
If you are a California resident, you are entitled by California Civil Code Section 1798.83 to request certain information regarding Paradigm’s disclosure of your Personal Information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an e-mail to email@example.com specifying that you seek your “California Customer Choice Notice”. Please allow thirty days for a response.
Thank you for visiting our Website. We hope you enjoy your visit.