Before using this website, you MUST read and agree to all of these terms of service and agree to adhere by them. By using the Website in any way, you signify your assent to these terms of service. If you do not agree with these terms of service, do not use this website.

SemiEngineering.com (“SemiEngineering”) reserve the right to revise and update these terms and conditions at any time. Should you choose to use SemiEngineering, you agree to abide by these current terms and any future changes, additions and updates.

Limitation of Liability

TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL SEMIENGINEERING, ITS EMPLOYEES OR OFFICERS, AUTHORS, ITS SUBSIDIARIES, PARTNERS, LICENSORS, VENDORS, AGENTS, PARENT COMPANY, OPERATORS, AFFILIATES AND SUPPLIERS BE HELD LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (OR ANY LOSS OF REVENUE, PROFITS, OR DATA) ARISING IN CONNECTION WITH THIS AGREEMENT, EVEN IF IT HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. BY USING THIS MATERIAL YOU RID SEMIENGINEERING, ALL ITS EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS, THE AUTHOR, EDITOR AND OTHER INVOLVED PARTIES OF ALL LIABILITIES.

IN CASE OF ANY DISPUTES WITH SEMIENGINEERING, YOUR ONLY REMEDY IS TO STOP USING THIS WEBSITE AND CANCEL ANY ACCOUNTS YOU MAY HAVE WITH US. DISPUTES MAY INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO THOSE ARISING FROM THESE TERMS OF SERVICE, ANY OF OUR POLICIES (INCLUDING PRIVACY POLICY), COMMUNITY GUIDELINES, CONTENT OR SERVICE RELATED DISPUTES, YOUR ABILITY TO USE OUR SERVICES.

THE LIABILITY OF SEMIENGINEERING, ITS PARTNERS, EMPLOYEES, SUBSIDIARIES, AUTHORS, OPERATORS, SUPPLIERS AND OFFICERS AS A RESULT OF ANY ACT OR OMISSION NOT AMOUNTING TO A WILLFUL OR INTENTIONAL WRONG, INCLUDING ALL ATTORNEY FEES TO CLIENT SHALL NOT EXCEED AN AGGREGATE LIMIT OF TOTAL AMOUNT PAID FOR ANY RECURRING SUBSCRIPTIONS RENDERED IN THE PAST THREE MONTH (IF ANY) OR A REFUND OF ANY PRODUCTS OR SERVICES PURCHASED FROM SEMIENGINEERING DIRECTLY WHICH SUCH LIABILITY HAS AROUSED, REGARDLESS OF THE LEGAL THEORY UNDER WHICH SUCH LIABILITY IS IMPOSED. SEMIENGINEERING, ITS EMPLOYEES, SUBSIDIARIES, PARTNERS, LICENSORS, OFFICERS ARE NOT LIABLE FOR ANY PERSONAL INJURY (INCLUDING DEATH) CAUSE BY THE USE OR THE MISUSE OF ALL AREAS OF SEMIENGINEERING INCLUDING THE PUBLIC AREAS. ANY CLAIMS ARISING FROM THE USE OF SEMIENGINEERING MUST BE BROUGHT WITHIN 6 MONTHS FROM THE DATE OF USE FROM WHICH SUCH CLAIM HAS AROUSED.

No warranties

SEMIENGINEERING PROVIDES THIS SITE “AS IS”, “WITH ALL FAULTS” AND “AS AVAILABLE”. SEMIENGINEERING DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED AND MAKES NO REPRESENTATION OR GUARANTEE TO THE ACCURACY, TIMELINESS, FITNESS FOR A PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGING, NETWORK AVAILABILITY, COMPREHENSIVENESS, MERCHANTABILITY, RELIABILITY, FACTUALITY, ERRORS, OMISSIONS OF ITS CONTENT, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE TEXT, PICTURES, VIDEOS, GRAPHICS OR ILLUSTRATIONS, FILES OR DOWNLOADS. YOU AGREE THAT YOU USE THIS SITE AT YOUR OWN RISK.

Age Restriction

To use this site you must be at least 18 years of age.

Use of content

SemiEngineering authorizes you to view the content of this site for your own non-commercial and personal use. You may not copy any sections of this site, including but not limited to its content, data, the site’s design and navigational methods. You may however, download or print a single copy of any page on SemiEngineering for personal use so long as you include a mandatory copyright notice: “Copyright (c) 2013 SemiEngineering.com. All rights reserved.”

SemiEngineering’s site design, functionality and content are protected under the United States and international copyright laws. Any use of this site outside the permissions granted under this Terms of Service is a violation of this same Terms of Service and may breach aforementioned copyright laws.

Copyright and DMCA

In accordance with the DMCA, if you believe any material on or from SemiEngineering infringes on your copyright, you may send us a removal request. When sending us your removal request you must include the following:

  • Complete identification of the disputed work. This includes ALL URL’s such work resides in.
  • Complete description of the disputed work.
  • Your complete identification including full name, address, phone number, email address.
  • Include the following statement with a signature: “I have a good faith belief that use of the copyrighted materials described above on the infringing web pages is not authorized by my registered copyright and by the law. I swear, under penalty of perjury, that the information in the notification is accurate and that I am the copyright owner of an exclusive right that is infringed.”
  • You must forward all material to SemiEngineering.com

Indemnity

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless SemiEngineering, its employees, its subsidiaries, partners, employees and officers, agents, parent company, affiliates and suppliers from all claims and liabilities, including attorney fees, from your proper or improper use of this site and services.

Jurisdiction

The construction, validity and performance of this Agreement shall be construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of California, and the parties expressly waive its choice of law rules. You further agree to submit any claim arising out of, relating to, or regarding the validity of, this Agreement, to binding arbitration administered by, and pursuant to the rules of the American Arbitration Association (“AAA”) with expenses being paid by the losing party. The arbitration shall be conducted by a sole arbitrator and concluded within ninety 90 days. Judgment upon any AAA award may be entered in any court having competent jurisdiction. The party against whom enforcement is sought shall pay any costs incurred in the enforcement of the arbitration award. By agreeing to these Terms of Service, you are waving any claims that you might have against SemiEngineering based on your jurisdiction or other jurisdictions and agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of the great state of California, Santa Clara County.
last updated: 8/30/2013