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1.1 Legal Notices, Use of Site
1.1.1 Use of Content on the Site
You may view, download and print contents from the Site subject to the following conditions: (a) the content may be used solely for information purposes of a personal and non-commercial nature; (b) the content may not be modified or altered in any way; and (c) you agree to retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the original materials on any copies of the materials. You may not reproduce, republish, or publicly display, perform or distribute, or otherwise use the materials or content of this site for any public or commercial purpose or prepare any modification or prepare derivative works based on the contents from the Site.
You may not frame or utilise framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo, or other proprietary information (including images, text, page layout, or form) of Verisign without the express written consent of Verisign. You may not use any meta tags or any other "hidden text" utilising Verisign's name or trademarks without the express written consent of Verisign. You may not use any Verisign logo or other proprietary graphic or trademark as part of the link without express written permission. Any use of these materials on any other Website or networked computer environment for any purpose not authorised by Verisign in writing is prohibited.
You do not acquire any ownership rights to any content in the Site. Any unauthorised use terminates the permission or license granted by Verisign and you must immediately destroy any downloaded or printed materials.
Any statements contained within the Site concerning Verisign's future prospects are "forward looking statements" under the Federal Securities laws. There can be no assurance that future results will be achieved and actual results could differ materially from forecasts, estimates and summary information contained in the Site. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially include but are not limited to factors discussed in Verisign's SEC filings.
1.1.2 Reviews, Comments, Communications and Other Content
Verisign does not want to receive confidential or proprietary information from you through this Site. Any material, information, or other communication you transmit or post to this Site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. You may submit comments and provide other content so long as the content is not obscene, illegal, threatening, or defamatory and so long as the content does not invade the privacy or infringe the intellectual property of a third party. Further, such content may not contain software viruses, mass mailings, chain letters, or any form of "spam." You may not use a false e-mail address, impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise mislead as to the origin of the information. Personally identifiable information that you submit to Verisign for the purpose of receiving products or services will be handled in accordance with Verisign’s online Privacy Statement below.
By submitting content or information, you grant Verisign a fully paid, non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, and fully sub-licensable right to reproduce, use, modify, publish, adapt, translate, create derivative works from, distribute and display such content, either alone or in conjunction with Verisign products and services, throughout the world in any media or format. By submitting content or information you also represent and warrant that the information or content is accurate; you own or have permission to use and submit the information or content that you submit; and that use of the content will not violate the rights of any third party or cause injury to any person or entity. You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Verisign employees, attorneys and agents ("Indemnitees") against all claims, expenses, liabilities, losses, costs and damages, including reasonable attorney's fees, that the Indemnitees may resulting from content or information you supply.
1.1.3 Products and Services Offered By Verisign on the Site
Verisign offers products and services on the Site. When you enrol to obtain a product or service from Verisign on the Site, you accept the specific agreement terms and conditions applicable to that product or service. Your use of any such product or service offered on the Site is governed by the terms and conditions in the agreement for that product or service. Except as provided in that agreement, Verisign does not warrant that any product descriptions or content contained in this Website is accurate, current, reliable, complete, or error-free.
1.1.4 Patent Information
1.1.5 Copyright Information
1.1.6 Copyright Complaints
Verisign respects the intellectual property of others. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please follow our Notice and Procedure for Making Claims of Copyright Infringement.
Please review the Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA") Policy.
1.1.7 Trademark Information
VERISIGN and other marks indicated on our site are registered trademarks of Verisign in the United States and/or other countries. Other Verisign marks, graphics, logos, page headers, button icons and scripts noted on the Site are Verisign's service marks, trademarks and trade dress and are the sole and exclusive property of Verisign. Verisign's service marks, trademarks and trade dress may not be used in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among customers, in any manner that disparages or discredits Verisign and in connection with any service or product that is not sponsored, endorsed, or produced by Verisign. All other trademarks not owned by Verisign or its subsidiaries that appear on this site are the property of their respective owners, who may or may not be affiliated with, connected to, or sponsored by Verisign or its subsidiaries.
1.1.8 Privacy Statements
1.1.9 Third-Party Websites and Information
The Site may provide hyperlinks to third-party Websites or access to third-party content. If you use these links you will leave this Site. Verisign has not reviewed all of these third-party sites and does not control, endorse, or guarantee content found in such sites. You agree that Verisign does not make any representations about such sites or their information, software, products, services, or materials and is not responsible for any content, associated links, resources, or services associated with a third-party site. You further agree that if you should access any of the third-party Websites linked to this Site, you do so at your own risk and Verisign shall not be liable for any loss or damage of any sort associated with your use of third-party content. Links and access to these sites are provided for your convenience only.
Any link to the NASDAQ Website for a current quote on the price of Verisign's stock is provided for informational purposes only and is not intended for trading purposes. Verisign shall not be liable for any inaccuracies or delays in the quote of the company's stock price, or any other information provided on or through the NASDAQ Website, or for any actions you might take in reliance thereon.
EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY STATED IN AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU AND VERISIGN, ALL CONTENT, SERVICES, PRODUCTS AND SOFTWARE PROVIDED ON THIS WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. VERISIGN AND ITS SUPPLIERS AND LICENSORS DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, THOSE OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR THE APPROPRIATENESS OF THE SITE, ITS CONTENT AND THE PRODUCTS AND SERVICES OFFERED BY VERISIGN ON THE SITE FOR YOUR INTENDED APPLICATION AND USE. VERISIGN DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE SITE, ITS CONTENT, OR THE PRODUCTS AND SERVICES IT OFFERS ON THE SITE MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS. SUBJECT TO THE TERMS OF ANY AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU AND VERISIGN, VERISIGN, ITS SUPPLIERS, AND LICENSORS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, EVEN IF VERISIGN, ITS SUPPLIERS, OR LICENSORS HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. CERTAIN STATE LAWS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES. IF THESE LAWS APPLY TO YOU, SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS, OR LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU AND YOU MIGHT HAVE ADDITIONAL RIGHTS.
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Verisign, employees, attorneys and agents ("Indemnitees") against all claims, expenses, liabilities, losses, costs and damages, including reasonable attorney's fees, that the Indemnitees may incur (i) in connection with your use of the Site or any hyperlinked Website or (ii) resulting from content you supply.
1.1.12 Applicable Laws
All matters relating to your access to and use of the Site shall be governed by U.S. federal law or the laws of the States of where the specific Website you are viewing is hosted without regard to its conflict of law principles. Any legal action or proceeding relating to your access to or use of the Site shall be instituted in a state or federal court in the jurisdiction in which the specific Website you are viewing is hosted.
1.1.13 Contact Information
Copyright protection is given to any original work of authorship fixed in any tangible medium of expression from which it can be perceived, reproduced, or communicated.
Copyright is a form of protection provided by the laws of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code) to the authors of "original works of authorship." This protection is available to both published and unpublished works. Section 106 of the 1976 Copyright Act generally gives the owner of copyright the exclusive right to do and to authorise others to do the following:
(Source: Circular 1, U.S. Copyright Office)
A trademark is a word, phrase, symbol, design (including a logo, slogan, sound, or motto), or any combination of these elements that is used by a business to identify a source of a product and to distinguish it from competing products.