|Microsoft Passport Web Site and Services
|AGREEMENT BETWEEN USER AND MICROSOFT CORPORATION
This Agreement governs your use of the Passport Web Site operated by Microsoft Corporation ("Microsoft") and the associated Passport single sign-in and Passport express purchase Services ("Passport Services") provided by Microsoft.
The Passport Web Site and Passport Services are offered to you conditioned on your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions, and notices contained herein. Your use of the Passport Web Site and Passport Services constitutes your agreement to all such terms, conditions, and notices.
Microsoft reserves the right to change the terms, conditions, and notices under which the Passport Web Site and Passport Services are offered. You are responsible for regularly reviewing these terms and conditions. Continued use of the Passport Web Site or Passport Services after any such changes shall constitute your consent to such changes.
PERSONAL AND NON-COMMERCIAL USE LIMITATION
Unless you are a signatory to a Passport services agreement, the Passport Web Site and Passport Services are for your personal and non-commercial use. Except as may be specifically set forth in the Passport service agreement(s) (as applicable only to Passport Participant web sites), you may not modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any information, software, products or services obtained from through the Passport Web Site and service.
LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES
NO UNLAWFUL OR PROHIBITED USE
As a condition of your use of the Passport Web Site and Passport Service, you warrant to Microsoft that you will not use the Passport Web Site or Passport Service for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices. You may not use the Passport Web Site or Passport Service in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Passport Web Site or interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of the Passport Web Site or Passport Services. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the Passport Web Site.
MICROSOFT'S RIGHT TO USE FEEDBACK OR SUGGESTIONS YOU SUBMIT
By submitting any feedback or suggestions to Microsoft concerning the Passport Web Site or the Passport Service, you warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control the rights necessary to do so and you are granting Microsoft and its affiliated companies permission to:
This section also is inapplicable to any documents, information, or other data that you upload, transmit or otherwise submit to or through any Passport-Enabled Properties. Please refer to the terms and conditions for such Passport-Enabled Properties to determine the rights of the web site or service provider to such documents, information and/or data.
SOFTWARE AVAILABLE ON THE PASSPORT WEB SITE
THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THE PASSPORT WEB SITE AND SERVICE MAY INCLUDE INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY ADDED TO THE INFORMATION HEREIN. MICROSOFT AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR CHANGES IN THE PASSPORT WEB SITE OR SERVICE AT ANY TIME. ADVICE RECEIVED VIA THE PASSPORT WEB SITE OR SERVICE SHOULD NOT BE RELIED UPON FOR PERSONAL, MEDICAL, LEGAL OR FINANCIAL DECISIONS AND YOU SHOULD CONSULT AN APPROPRIATE PROFESSIONAL FOR SPECIFIC ADVICE TAILORED TO YOUR SITUATION.
MICROSOFT AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY, RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY, TIMELINESS, AND ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS CONTAINED ON OR OBTAINED THROUGH THE PASSPORT WEB SITE OR SERVICE FOR ANY PURPOSE. ALL SUCH INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. MICROSOFT AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THIS INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
Contact customer service as directed on http://memberservices.passport.com with questions or problems with this Web site.
Microsoft reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to the Passport Web Site and the related services or any portion thereof at any time, without notice.
This agreement is governed by the laws of the State of Washington, U.S.A. You hereby irrevocably consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in King County, Washington, U.S.A. in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of the Passport Web Site or service. Use of the Passport Web Site and service is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these terms and conditions, including without limitation this paragraph. You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and Microsoft as a result of this agreement or use of the Passport Web Site or service. Microsoft may assign this agreement, in whole or in part, at any time. Microsoft's performance of this agreement is subject to existing laws and legal process, and nothing contained in this agreement is in derogation of Microsoft's right to comply with governmental, court and law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of the Passport Web Site or service or information provided to or gathered by Microsoft with respect to such use. You agree to indemnify and hold Microsoft, its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers and employees, harmless from any claim, demand, or damage, including reasonable attorneys' fees, asserted by any third party due to or arising out of your use of or conduct on the Passport Web Site or Passport Service. If any part of this agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the agreement shall continue in effect. This agreement and the Passport service agreement(s) (where applicable) constitute the entire agreement between the user and Microsoft with respect to the Passport Web Site and Passport Service and such agreements supersede all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between the user and Microsoft with respect to the Passport Web Site and Passport Service. A printed version of this agreement and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form.
COPYRIGHT AND TRADEMARK NOTICES
All contents of the Passport Web Site are: Copyright © 1999-2001 Microsoft, Inc. and/or its suppliers, c/o Microsoft Corporation, One Microsoft Way, Redmond, Washington 98052-6399 U.S.A. All rights reserved.
TRADEMARKS. Microsoft is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation. The names of actual companies and products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.
The example companies, organizations, products, people and events depicted herein are fictitious. No association with any real company, organization, product, person, or event is intended or should be inferred.
Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.
NOTICES AND PROCEDURE FOR MAKING CLAIMS OF COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT.
Pursuant to Title 17, United States Code, Section 512(c)(2), notifications of claimed copyright infringement should be sent to Service Provider's Designated Agent. ALL INQUIRIES NOT RELEVANT TO THE FOLLOWING PROCEDURE WILL RECEIVE NO RESPONSE. See Notice and Procedure for Making Claims of Copyright Infringement.
FOR INFORMATION REGARDING THE PASSPORT PRIVACY STATEMENT CLICK HERE
Revised April 4, 2001
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