In using this website you are deemed to have read and agreed to the following terms and conditions:
The following terminology applies to these Terms and Conditions, Privacy Statement and Disclaimer Notice and any or all Agreements: “Client”, “You” and “Your” refers to you, the person accessing this website and accepting the Company’s terms and conditions. “The Company”, “Ourselves”, “We” and “Us”, refers to the South Carolina Universities Research and Education Foundation (SCUREF). “Party”, “Parties”, or “Us”, refers to both the Client and SCUREF, or either the Client or SCUREF. Any use of the above terminology or other words in the singular, plural, capitalization and/or he/she or they, are taken as interchangeable and therefore as referring to the same.
SCUREF is committed to protecting your privacy. Only authorized employees within SCUREF have proscribed access to information collected from individuals. SCUREF processes and systems are routinely reviewed for compliance with strict privacy policies.
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses. Clients are requested to retain copies of any literature issued in relation to the provision of our services. Where appropriate, we shall issue Clients with appropriate written information, hand-outs or copies of records as part of an agreed contract, for the benefit of both parties.
We will not sell, share, or rent your personal information to any third party or use your e-mail address for unsolicited mail.
Disclaimer Exclusions and Limitations
The information on this web site is provided on an “as is” basis. To the fullest extent permitted by law, SCUREF:
- Excludes all representations relating to this website and its contents or which is or may be provided by any affiliates or any other third party, including in relation to any inaccuracies or omissions in this website and/or SCUREF’s literature; and
- Excludes all liability for damages arising out of or in connection with your use of this website. This includes, without limitation, direct loss, loss of business or profits (whether or not the loss of such profits was foreseeable, arose in the normal course of things or you have advised SCUREF of the possibility of such potential loss), damage caused to your computer, computer software, systems and programs and the data thereon or any other direct or indirect, consequential and incidental damages.
The above exclusions and limitations apply only to the extent permitted by law. None of your statutory rights as a consumer are affected.
Re-publication of any part of this site or its content is prohibited, including such by framing or other similar or any other means, without the express written consent of SCUREF. SCUREF does not warrant that the service from this site will be uninterrupted, timely or error free, although it is provided to the best ability. By using this service you thereby indemnify SCUREF, its employees, agents and affiliates against any loss or damage, in whatever manner, howsoever caused.
We use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information. Additionally, for systems administration, detecting usage patterns and troubleshooting purposes, our web servers automatically log standard access information including browser type, access times/open mail, URL requested, and referral URL. This information is not shared with third parties and is used only within SCUREF on a need-to-know basis. Any individually identifiable information related to this data will never be used in any way different to that stated above without your explicit permission.
We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you enter and submit your personal information. We offer the use of a secure server. All supplied sensitive information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into a database to be only accessed by those authorized with special access rights to our systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. After a form or application submission, your private information will not be stored on SCUREF servers.
Links to this website
You may not create a link to any page of this website without our prior written consent. If you do create a link to a page of this website you do so at your own risk and the exclusions and limitations set out above will apply to your use of this website by linking to it.
Links from this website
We do not monitor or review the content of other party’s websites which are linked to or from this website. Opinions expressed, or material appearing on such websites, are not necessarily shared or endorsed by SCUREF, and SCUREF should not be regarded as the publisher of such opinions or material. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of these sites. We encourage our users to be aware of the privacy statements of these sites. You should evaluate the security and trustworthiness of any other site connected to this site or accessed through this site yourself, before disclosing any personal information to them. SCUREF will not accept any responsibility for any loss or damage in whatever manner, howsoever caused, resulting from your disclosure to third parties of personal information.
Copyright and other relevant intellectual property rights exists on all text relating to the SCUREF’s services and the full content of this website. The trademarks, names, logos and service marks (collectively “trademarks”) displayed on this website are registered and unregistered trademarks of the website owner. Nothing contained on this website should be construed as granting any license or right to use any trademark without the prior written permission of the website owner. The written content displayed on this website is owned by its respective author and may not be reproduced in whole, or in part, without the express written permission of the author.
We have several different e-mail addresses for different queries. These, and other contact information, can be found on our “Contact” link on our website or via SCUREF’s stated telephone, fax number, email address, or street address.
Failure of either Party to insist upon strict performance of any provision of this or any Agreement or the failure of either Party to exercise any right or remedy to which it, he or they are entitled hereunder shall not constitute a waiver thereof and shall not cause a diminution of the obligations under this or any Agreement. No waiver of any of the provisions of this or any Agreement shall be effective unless it is expressly stated to be such and signed by both Parties.
These Terms and Conditions shall be governed in all respects by the laws of the United States of America and by the laws of the State of South Carolina. Each of the parties irrevocably consents to the exclusive personal jurisdiction of the federal and state courts located in South Carolina, as applicable, for any matter arising out of or relating to the Terms and Conditions, except that in actions seeking to enforce any order or any judgment of such federal or state courts located in South Carolina, such personal jurisdiction shall be nonexclusive. If any of these terms are deemed invalid or unenforceable for any reason (including, but not limited to the exclusions and limitations set out above), then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be severed from these terms and the remaining terms will continue to apply. Failure of SCUREF to enforce any of the provisions set out in these Terms and Conditions and any Agreement shall not be construed as waiver of such provisions and shall not affect the validity of these Terms and Conditions or of any Agreement or any part thereof, or the right thereafter to enforce each and every provision. These Terms and Conditions shall not be amended, modified, varied or supplemented except in writing by duly authorized representatives of SCUREF.
Notification of Changes
SCUREF reserves the right to change these Terms and Conditions from time to time as it sees fit. Any revision to our Terms and Conditions will be binding and effective immediately upon posting of the revised Terms and Conditions on our web site. Your continued use of our site constitutes agreement to any revision of the terms and conditions of this Agreement.You are therefore advised to re-read this statement on a regular basis. If there are any changes in how we use our site customers’ Personally Identifiable Information, notification will be made to those affected by this change as required by statute.
These terms and conditions form part of the Agreement between the Client and SCUREF. Your accessing of this website and/or submitting a form, application, and/or email indicates your understanding, agreement to and acceptance, of the Disclaimer Notice and the full Terms and Conditions contained herein. Your statutory Consumer Rights are unaffected.
If there are any questions regarding these Terms and Conditions you may contact us using the information below.
1204 Whiskey Road, Suite F
Aiken SC 29803
Documents available upon request
The following documents are available upon request:
Forms 1023 and 990
Conflict of interest policy
This policy was last modified on 2/19/2017