Techspex Terms of Use and Privacy Statement

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Use of the data included in the files is limited to the following conditions:

  1. All rights are reserved. Any user of the Techspex database service (registered or not) may download this material for his or her own use, only. Any copy of these materials must retain all copyright and other propriety notices contained therein. No other use, copying, or transmission of this copyrighted material may be made without the express prior written consent of Gardner Business Media, Inc.
  3. In no event shall Gardner Business Media, Inc. or its employees be liable to any person or organization for any special, indirect or consequential damages relating to this material.
  4. Terms for use may vary depending on the conditions of access. Access to the password protected areas of the site by any user entitles Gardner Business Media, Inc., to the following:
  • The user must register using the user registration form provided and is required to enter certain information including name, title, company, address, phone number, email, and other information. Users providing false information when registering may be denied access to the site at the sole discretion of Gardner Business Media, Inc.
  • Free use of the site by a user entitles Gardner Business Media, Inc. to email a periodic newsletter to the user and to provide the user's registration information to a select group of industry experts who are featured suppliers in the Techspex machine tool database. Techspex does not sell or provide user information to any non-industry related entity. It is the intention of Techspex to facilitate the exchange of relevant information between machine tool and related product users and suppliers, only.
  • Machine Tool or related supplier companies listed in the Techspex machine tool database who receive user information are required to comply with the conditions for use as follows:
  • Names, addresses, emails, phone numbers or any other data provided may not be sold, given, or in any way shared with any individual or company outside the company except for authorized distributor or sales agents of the company.
  • Any information that is emailed should be accompanied by a "remove" link to enable the recipient to easily opt-out from receipt of future information.
  • Failure to comply with these requirements will result in discontinuation of receipt of future contact information.

Gardner Business Media, Inc. reserves the right to remove any listed contact information from any comments, posts, user-generated content or other communications utilities that are used to attempt to distribute or obtain illegal products or services through Techspex. Further, Gardner Business Media, Inc. reserves the right to alter or remove specific content that is deemed off-topic or prohibited.

Participants in the Techspex online community are expected to adhere to our guidelines for use and not post, present or share prohibited content. The following content is prohibited on Techspex:

  • Content that infringes or violates any party’s copyright, trademark, trade secret, patent or other proprietary rights.
  • Insulting, threatening, degrading or derogatory statements toward individuals or companies (if you feel that’s important to do, fine—just don’t do it here).
  • Indecent, pornographic or profane materials, including references or links to any such content.
  • Racially or socially discriminating language.
  • False or libelous information or statements.
  • Spam.
  • Content that violates local, state, provincial, national or international law.
  • Content that is invasive to privacy or false impersonation of any company, entity or individual.

Activity that violates these standards may be edited or removed, and those who repeatedly violate these standards may be blocked from Techspex.

Links to content within Techspex may be placed without permission from the publisher. It is requested that the origin of said content is displayed with the link to the article. The databases, bodies of articles, and other content contained in Techspex, as well as the mechanisms delivering or presenting those items in categories based on queries, were developed and are maintained by, and are the property of, Gardner Business Media, Inc., and may not be reproduced, republished, mirrored or regenerated in any form without the expressed, specific permission of Gardner Business Media, Inc.

Updated: October 30, 2017