Copyright Notice, Disclaimer, and Privacy Statement


1. Copyright Notice

1.1. The contents and design of the Blackblot website ("Website") and any material sent via email messages or otherwise supplied in conjunction with the Website (such contents, design and materials being collectively referred to as "Blackblot Content"), are copyright of Blackblot® – Product Management Expertise™ ("Blackblot") and its licensors or their respective owners, and all rights are reserved. All and any products, processes, services, brand names, trademarks, trade names, service marks, logos, websites, or otherwise, on the Website are the property of Blackblot or their respective owners.

1.2. Visitors to the Website may download, display, print and reproduce all Blackblot Content in unaltered form only (retaining this Copyright Notice, Disclaimer, and Privacy Statement notification and the other copyright marks and trademarks) for personal, non-commercial use, or for reference only within an organization.

1.3. Blackblot Content or any portion of Blackblot Content found on the Website, or elsewhere, may not be used, reproduced, duplicated, copied, edited, sold, resold, transmitted, stored on (on/in/at) any other website or other form of electronic retrieval system, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose.


2. Disclaimer

2.1. Blackblot does not endorse, approve, or certify the information present on the Website, nor does it guarantee the accuracy, completeness, efficacy, timeliness, or correct sequencing of such information. No one should rely on the accuracy, completeness, efficacy, and timeliness of such information.

2.2. Reference by or to the Website or by or to the Blackblot Content to any specific commercial product, process, service, company, manufacturer, brand name, trademark, trade name, service mark, logo, website, or otherwise, does not constitute or imply endorsement, recommendation, or favoring of Blackblot or by Blackblot.

2.3. Blackblot assumes no responsibility for consequences resulting from the use of the information on the Website and in the Blackblot Content, information obtained at linked Internet addresses, or in any respect for the content of such information, including (but not limited to) errors or omissions, the accuracy, or reasonableness of factual or scientific assumptions, studies, or conclusions, the defamatory nature of statements, ownership of copyright or other intellectual property rights, and the violation of property, privacy or personal rights of others.

2.4. Blackblot is not responsible for, and expressly disclaims all liability for, damages of any kind arising out of use, reference to, or reliance on such information found on the Website and in the Blackblot Content. No guarantees or warranties, including (but not limited to) any expressed or implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular use or purpose, are made by Blackblot with respect to such information.


3. Privacy Statement

3.1. By using the Website, visitors to the Website are accepting the practices described in Blackblot's privacy statement. Blackblot reserves the right to make changes to this privacy statement.

3.2. Blackblot collects personally identifiable information, such as names, postal addresses, email addresses, etc., when voluntarily submitted by visitors to the Website. The information provided is used to fulfill specific requests.

3.3. The Website may use cookie and tracking technology depending on the features offered. Cookie and tracking technology are useful for gathering information such as browser type and operating system, tracking the number of visitors to the Website, and understanding how visitors use the Website. Cookies can also help customize the Website for visitors. Aggregate cookie and tracking information may be shared with third parties.

3.4. Blackblot may share information with governmental agencies or other companies assisting Blackblot in fraud prevention or investigation. Blackblot may do so when: (1) permitted or required by law; or, (2) trying to protect against or prevent actual or potential fraud or unauthorized transactions; or, (3) investigating fraud which has already taken place. Personal information will not be sold, but may be shared between Blackblot and Blackblot content licensees only to provide Blackblot and Blackblot content licensees' customers with support and information regarding Blackblot related products and services.

3.5. The Website visitors' personally identifiable information is kept secure. Only authorized employees, agents, and contractors (who have agreed to keep information secure and confidential) have access to this information. All email messages and newsletters from the Website allow subscribers to opt-out of further mailings.