Vanasse Hangen Brustlin, Inc.® including related and affiliated companies (VHB®) Legal Notice
Welcome to VHB’s websites (the "Site"). On this Site you will be able to access certain information about VHB. Your use of this Site is governed by, without modification, these terms and conditions. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, you may not use this Site. Entering the Site will constitute your acceptance of these terms and conditions. Changes to these terms and conditions will be effective when posted. We suggest that you periodically refer to these term and conditions for changes. By using this Site, after we post changes to these terms and conditions, you agree to accept those changes, whether or not you actually reviewed them.
The information made available on or through this Site by VHB is the property of VHB and is protected by copyright and other applicable laws. VHB reserves all rights therein. Information received through this Site may be displayed, reformatted, and printed for your personal, non-commercial use only, provided that all copyright and other notices contained therein are left intact. You agree not to reproduce, retransmit, distribute, disseminate, sell, publish, broadcast, or circulate the information received through this Site to anyone, without the express prior written consent of VHB.
VHB®, Vanasse Hangen Brustlin, Inc.®, Vanasse Hangen BrustlinSM and SAM IS® are trademarks, service marks or registered service marks of Vanasse Hangen Brustlin, Inc.® All rights are reserved. All other service marks, trademarks and copyrights appearing on this Site are the property of their respective owners. Reproduction, in whole or in part, is prohibited without express prior written permission.
Disclaimer of Warranty
Use of this site is at your own risk. Vhb does not make any warranty, express or implied, as to the results that may be obtained from use of this site or as to the availability, accuracy, reliability, or content of any information provided through this site. Vhb expressly disclaims any warranty that the site will be uninterrupted or error free and vhb makes no warranty that the results obtained from use of the site, or the content thereon, will meet your needs. The site and content are provided "as is," and "as available," and vhb makes no warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including, without limitation, warranties of title or non-infringement, or implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.
Disclaimer of Liability
In no event shall vhb nor its officers, directors, employees, agents, affilliates or subsidiaries be liable to you for any special, collateral, indirect, exemplary, incidental or consequential damages, including but not limited to, loss of goodwill, loss of profits, trading losses, or loss of use, due to your use of this site. This limitation of vhb’s liability shall be in full force regardless of whether such liability is based on breach of contract, tort, strict liability or otherwise, and even if vhb or its agent had previously been advised of the possibility of such damages. You hereby acknowledge that the provisions of this section shall apply to all content on this site.
Links to Other Sites
The Site may contain hyperlinks to other web sites operated by parties other than VHB. Such hyperlinks are provided for your convenience only and you access them at your own risk. Any other web site accessed from this Site is independent from VHB, and VHB has no control over and is not responsible for the content of that other web site. In addition, a link to any other web site does not imply that VHB endorses or accepts any responsibility for the content, availability or use of that web site, or of any product or service provided by a third party.
These terms and conditions, and all matters relating directly or indirectly to this Site shall be construed, interpreted, applied and governed in all respects in accordance with the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, without regard to its conflicts or choice of law provisions.
Tools, Utilities, Downloads
For your convenience, VHB may make available on this Site tools and utilities for use and/or downloading. VHB does not make any assurances with regard to the accuracy of the results or output that derives from such use of any such tools and utilities.
VHB may, in its sole discretion, terminate or suspend your access to all or part of the Site, including without limitation, breech of this Agreement. In the event this Agreement is terminated, the restrictions regarding content appearing on the Site, and the representations, and warranties, indemnities and limitations of liabilities set forth in this Agreement will survive termination. If you are unsatisfied with this Site, your sole remedy is to cancel this Agreement.
As a general visitor to this Site, you are not required to provide us with any personal information, we do not monitor or collect any personally identifiable information from you or your use of the public portions of our Site and you agree that we provide no assurances regarding the protection of such information. We may track the number of users who visit particular portions of our Site, but such aggregate numbers do not identify any specific individual. We may also record the location of your computer on the Internet, for systems administration and troubleshooting purposes, and to report aggregate information.
Our Site may contain links to other sites. Other sites may also reference or link to our Site. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such other sites.
The confidentiality of any communication or material transmitted via our Site or by e-mail cannot be guaranteed. When disclosing any personal information, all users should remain mindful of the fact that it is potentially accessible to others, and consequently, can be collected and used by others without user consent. Accordingly, users should consider carefully if they want to submit sensitive information that they would not want disclosed and should recognize that their use of the Internet and our web site is solely at their own risk. We have no responsibility or liability for the security of personal information transmitted via the Internet.
Title VI Nondiscrimination Policy Statement
It is the policy of VHB to comply with the regulations of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended and other nondiscrimination laws and authorities, that include regulations relative to nondiscrimination in federally-assisted programs of the Department of Transportation (DOT) Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) and the Federal Highway Administration’s Title 23 Code of Federal Regulations 200. VHB does not discriminate against any person on the grounds of race, color or national origin.
In addition to Title VI, VHB will not discriminate under other statutes that afford legal protection on the basis of sex, age, veterans, disability or protected statuses. VHB will not discriminate in the selection or retention of subconsultants, including procurements of materials and leases of equipment. VHB will not participate either directly or indirectly in the discrimination prohibited by 49 CFR, Part 21.5.
In all solicitations, either by competitive bidding or negotiation made by VHB for work to be performed under a subcontract, including procurements of materials or equipment, each potential subcontractor or supplier shall be notified of the contractor’s obligations under the contract and the Regulations relative to nondiscrimination on the ground of race, color or national origin. VHB will include the necessary nondiscrimination provisions in every subcontract including procurements of materials and leases of equipment, unless exempt by the Regulations, or Directives issued pursuant thereto.
VHB ensures nondiscrimination in all programs and activities in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. For more information or special assistance for persons with disabilities or limited English proficiency, contact Elizabeth, DEI & Compliance Manager, at (617) 607-2635. Persons with hearing and/or speech-impairments may contact VHB by using the applicable state Relay Service, a toll-free telecommunication device for the deaf (TDD). Call 711 for TTY/TDD.
Comments and Questions
We welcome your feedback on this Site. However, any comments, ideas, notes, messages, suggestions or other communications sent to the Site shall be and remain the exclusive property of VHB, and we may use all such communications in any manner, including reproducing, disclosing and publishing such communications, all without compensation to you.