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Website Terms of Use

Please read these Website Terms of Use (the “Terms”) carefully before using this website (the “Site”). Your use of this Site indicates that you accept these Terms. If you do not accept these Terms, please do not use this Site.

General

This Site is owned and operated by NTT DATA International L.L.C., a Delaware limited liability company, on behalf of itself and its subsidiaries, (collectively, “NTT DATA,” “we” and “us”). NTT DATA reserves the right to revise or remove any part of the Terms in its sole discretion at any time and without prior notice to you by updating this posting. We will endeavor to highlight any significant changes to these Terms, but you should review this page periodically for changes. If you disagree with the Terms, your sole remedy is to discontinue your use of this Site. Your continued use after a change has been posted constitutes your acceptance of those changes.

NTT DATA provides you with access to and use of the Site subject to your compliance with the Terms.  No material from the Site may be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted or distributed in any way, except for as specifically allowed in the Site.

Site Security

You are prohibited from violating, or attempting to violate, the security of this Site, including without limitation, the following:

  1. 1Accessing data not intended for such user or logging into a server or account which user is not authorized to access;
  2. 2Attempting to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of a system or network or to breach security or authentication measures without proper authorization;
  3. 3Attempting to interfere with service to any user, host or network, including, without limitation, via means of submitting a virus to the Site, overloading, “flooding”, “mailbombing” or “crashing”; or sending unsolicited e-mail, including promotions and/or advertising of products or services, or
  4. 4Forging any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any e-mail or newsgroup posting.

Any such violation may result in criminal and/or civil penalties against you. NTT DATA will investigate any alleged or suspected violation and if a criminal violation is suspected we will cooperate with law enforcement agencies in their investigations.

Registration

You are not obligated to register in order to access and read the content available on the Site. But registration is required in order to access certain features on the Site, such as to post comments to a blog posting or to receive newsletters available through the Site. You may also need to register in order to access certain other features on the Site. When you register, you will be asked to disclose personal information, subject to our privacy policy.

Site Use Rules and Limits

We reserve the right, for any reason, in our sole discretion and without notice to you, to terminate, change, suspend or discontinue any aspect of the Site, including, but not limited to, information, data, text, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages or other materials (“Content”), features and/or hours of availability, and we will not be liable to you or to any third party for doing so.  We may also impose rules for and limits on use of the Site or restrict your access to part, or all, of the Site without notice or penalty.  We have the right to change these rules and/or limitations at any time, in our sole discretion.

Rules of Conduct, User Generated Content

By accessing the Site, you agree to the following rules of conduct. You are responsible for your own communications, including the upload, transmission and posting of information, and are responsible for the consequences of their posting on or through the Site.

You or third parties acting on your behalf are not allowed to frame this Site or use frames or utilize framing techniques or technology to enclose any content included on this Site without our express written consent. Additionally, you may not utilize any site content in any meta tags or any other “hidden text” techniques or technologies without our express written consent.

You agree and warrant that you shall not distribute, submit or publish any content:

  • you know or believe to be false, inaccurate, misleading or not your own;
  • that infringes any third party’s copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret or other proprietary rights or rights of publicity or privacy;
  • that violates any law, statue, ordinance or regulation (including, but not limited to, those governing export control, consumer protection, unfair competition, anti-discrimination or false advertising);that is, or may reasonably be considered to be, illegal, obscene, sexually explicit, insulting, vulgar, defamatory, libelous, hateful, abusive, excessively violent, racially or religiously biased or offensive, unlawfully threatening or unlawfully harassing to any individual, partnership or corporation;

You agree to not abuse the variety of tools we provide on this Site for the purpose of spamming users. We look for certain user behaviors to determine whether an account is spamming and will terminate the account of the abuser.

You agree to not impersonate any person or entity, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent yourself, your age or your affiliation with any person or entity.

You understand the Site is available for your personal, non-commercial use only, and you agree not to use the Site for commercial activities or sales. Additionally, you may not ask members for help in the form of money, gifts, or donations.

You agree to not to upload, post, transmit, share or otherwise make available unsolicited or unauthorized advertising. Pyramid schemes and cash gifting scams are illegal and posting information about these schemes anywhere on this Site is prohibited.

You agree to not use the Site in any unlawful manner or otherwise inconsistent with all applicable laws and regulations or in a manner that could damage, disable, overburden or impair the Site.

You agree to not submit any content to the NTT DATA Blogs for which you were compensated or granted any consideration by any third party or include any information that references other websites, addresses, email addresses, contact information or phone numbers.

You will not attempt to interfere in any way with our site networks or network security, or attempt to use these Sites to gain unauthorized access to any other computer system, or attempt to post or transmit any information that constitutes a computer viruses, worms or other potentially damaging computer programs or files.

You will not engage in conduct constituting or encouraging conduct that would constitute a criminal offense giving rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any city, state, national or international law or regulation including violation of US export control laws or conduct which fails to comply with accepted Internet protocols.

NTT DATA reserves the right to immediately terminate your account without further notice in the event that, in its judgment, you violate these Terms of Use. Accounts that are inactive for more than one year may be removed without further notice.

Blog Guidelines

This Site may contain a blog, at which visitors are able to post comments. You are required to provide your name and email address before a comment can be posted.  By posting a comment you expressly agree to these Blog Guidelines.  NTT DATA has the right but not the obligation to monitor or review comments for compliance with these Terms, including the Blog Guidelines.

You must exercise caution, good sense and sound judgment in posting messages to any of the blog postings on the Site. You are responsible for any material that you post. You agree, represent and warrant that any information you post is truthful, accurate, not misleading and offered in good faith, not invasive of another’s privacy; abusive; threatening or obscene, not infringing upon the copyright; trademark or other intellectual property rights of others, and that you have the right to post or transmit such information. The content of such information, whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, is your sole responsibility. We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, block users who we deem to have repeatedly violated these Blog Guidelines.  Examples of inappropriate comments include:

Spam or repeated comments

False, inflammatory, offensive, abusive or hateful material

Personal attacks or threats

Commercial messages and personal advertisements

Posts that infringe on intellectual property, privacy or other rights of third parties

We reserve the right, but not the obligation to delete any blog postings or associated messages which do not abide by these terms or otherwise in our sole discretion. You may delete any of your messages posted to a blog on this Site at any time by sending an email to infoAmericas@nttdata.com, and requesting that the particular message be deleted.

Notwithstanding the foregoing, by posting a comment to one of the blogs, you automatically grant NTT DATA and its affiliates a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, modify, publish, edit, translate, distribute, perform and display the message, or any part of it (and derivative works thereof), alone or as part of other works in any form, media, or technology whether now known or hereafter developed, and to sublicense such rights through multiple tiers of sublicensees. You further agree that NTT DATA and its affiliates have the right to use, without any payment or accounting to you or others, any concepts, know-how or ideas that you post to one of the blogs on the Site.

NTT DATA and its affiliates do not endorse, support, represent or guarantee the truthfulness, accuracy, or reliability of any comment posted by a visitor to one of the blogs on the Site, or endorse any opinions expressed in such comments. You acknowledge that any reliance on material in posted comments will be at your own risk.

Unsolicited Ideas

NTT DATA does not accept or consider unsolicited ideas, including ideas for new promotions, products, technologies or processes. You must not transmit any material to or through this Site or to us through email that you consider to be confidential or proprietary. Any material that you transmit to or through this Site or to us through email will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. This policy serves to avoid potential misunderstandings or disputes regarding ownership of ideas. Except as expressly provided in our privacy policy, you give NTT DATA an unrestricted, irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, display, publicly perform, transmit and distribute any such information submitted by you. You further agree that NTT DATA and its affiliates have the right to use, without any payment or accounting to you or others, any concepts, know-how or ideas that you (and those who act on your behalf) transmit to or through this Site or to us through email.

Copyright

The content made available at this Site is protected by copyright. No content on this Site may be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted or distributed in any way without written permission of the copyright owner, except that you may download one copy of the content on any single computer and produce one printed copy for your personal, noncommercial use only, provided you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices. Modification of the content or use of the content for any other purpose is a violation of the copyrights and other proprietary rights of NTT DATA or other applicable copyright owners.

You are granted a limited, revocable and nonexclusive right to create a hyperlink to the home page of this Site, provided the link does not portray NTT DATA or any of its affiliates or our services in a false, misleading, derogatory or otherwise offensive matter, and provided further the link does not use any trademark, service mark, logo or trade names of NTT DATA or any of its affiliates without the express written consent of NTT DATA.

Permission for all other uses of content available on this Site, including reproducing and distributing multiple copies, or linking to any page at this Site (except the home page as set forth above), must be obtained from NTT DATA in advance. Requests for such authorization should be submitted via the Contact us form.  The use of any such content on any other website or networked computer environment is prohibited.

All design rights, databases and compilation and other intellectual property rights in the Site, in each case whether registered or unregistered, and related goodwill, are proprietary to NTT DATA.

Trademarks

All trademarks, service marks, logos and trade names on this Site, whether registered or unregistered, (“Marks”) are the property of NTT DATA or applicable third parties. You may not use any Mark, or any meta tags or any other “hidden text” utilizing any Mark, without the express written consent of NTT DATA or such third party.

Copyright Complaints

You may not use the Site for any purpose or in any manner that violates the rights of any third party. We respect the intellectual property rights of others and prohibit users from uploading and posting materials that infringes another party’s intellectual property rights.  If you believe that your material has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide our copyright agent the following written information: (i) an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest; (ii) a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed upon; (iii) a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Site; (iv) your address, telephone number, and e-mail address; (v) 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; and (vi) a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner of authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf. Our

Copyright Agent: Contact Us

It is often difficult to determine if your intellectual property rights have been violated or if the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) requirements have been met. We may request additional information before we remove any infringing material. If a dispute develops as to the correct owner of the rights in question, we reserve the right to remove or disable access to the allegedly infringing material pending resolution of the matter. We will terminate the accounts of users that we determine are repeat infringers.

Please note that under Section 512(f) of the Copyright Act any person who makes false claims that material or an activity is infringing may be subject to liability for damages.

Links to Third-Party Websites

This Site may contain links to websites owned and operated by third parties. If you use these links, you will leave this Site. We are not responsible for the availability or content of these other websites or for any viruses or other damaging elements encountered on a third-party website. In addition, the presence of these links on this Site should not be interpreted as endorsement or approval by NTT DATA of the organizations sponsoring such websites or their products or services. These Terms do not apply to third-party websites.

Jurisdictional Issues

This Site is controlled and operated by NTT DATA from its offices within the State of Massachusetts, in the United States of America. NTT DATA makes no representation that materials on 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. Access to this Site from jurisdictions where the contents of this Site are illegal or penalized is prohibited.

Software from this Site is subject to United States export controls. No information or software from this Site may be downloaded or otherwise re-exported (i) into or to a national or resident of any country to which the United States embargoes or sanctions goods, services or technology; 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 Denial Orders. By downloading or using information or software from this Site, 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.

Termination of Access

NTT DATA may terminate your use of this Site at any time and for any reason without notice, including for conduct violating these Terms. Upon any such termination, you must destroy all materials obtained from this Site and all copies thereof.

Disclaimers

THE FEATURES, SERVICES AND INFORMATION ON 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, NTT DATA DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. NTT DATA DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS ON THE SITE 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. NTT DATA DOES NOT MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES REGARDING THE USE OF ANY CONTENT FROM THIS SITE IN TERMS OF ITS CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE. Applicable law may not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so the foregoing exclusions may not apply to you.

Limitation of Liability

TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE, SHALL NTT DATA BE LIABLE FOR ANY COMPENSATORY, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THIS SITE OR ANY CONTENT ON THIS SITE, EVEN IF NTT DATA OR AN AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. Applicable law may not allow the limitation of liability, so the foregoing limitations may not apply to you.

Indemnity

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold NTT DATA and its directors, employees, agents and contractors harmless from and against any and all claims, damages, losses, costs (including without limitation reasonable attorneys’ fees) or other expenses that arise directly or indirectly out of or from (i) your breach of any provision of these Terms or (ii) your activities in connection with this Site including without limitation any third party claim that any information or materials you post or transmit infringes any other person’s rights.

Children

This Site is a general audience website. NTT DATA does not seek through this Site to gather personal information from or about persons under the age of 13.

Electronic Communications

When you visit this Site or send emails to us, you are communicating with us electronically. You consent to receive communications from us electronically. We will communicate with you by email or by posting notices on this Site. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.

Privacy

Use of this Site is also governed by our privacy policy, available here.

Other

These Terms, and any dispute between you and NTT DATA or any of its affiliates in relation thereto, shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Delaware, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law. If any provision of these Terms is unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these Terms 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.

If you have any questions regarding these Terms, please submit your question via the Contact Us form. We will endeavor to respond to you promptly.

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