Terms of Use

Terms of Use

Through its Web properties (collectively “Sites”), Serious Integrated, Inc. (“SERIOUS”) provides You with access to a variety of resources, including product information, developer tools, download areas, and communication forums (collectively “Services”). The Services, including any updates, enhancements, new features, and/or the addition of any new Web properties, are subject to the Terms of Use. By accessing and using the Sites or Services, You accept and agree to the following terms and conditions without limitation or qualification (the “Agreement”).

Unless otherwise stated, the contents of the Sites, including but not limited to, the text and images contained herein and their arrangement are the property of SERIOUS or its licensors. The Sites and the content provided in the Sites, including but not limited to, graphic images, audio, video, html code, buttons, and text, may not be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any way without the prior written consent of SERIOUS or the applicable owner. Nothing contained in the Sites shall be construed as conferring any license or right to any copyright, patent, trademark or other intellectual property right or proprietary interest of SERIOUS or any third-party.

PRIVACY POLICY

See the Privacy Policy disclosures regarding collection and use of Your information.

NOTICE REGARDING SOFTWARE ON THE SITES

Any software that is made available to download from the Services (“Software”) is the copyrighted work of SERIOUS or its suppliers. Use of the Software is governed by the terms of the user license agreement which accompanies or is included with the Software (“License Agreement”). By downloading or using any Software from the Sites, You acknowledge that You agree to the terms of the applicable License Agreement. Third party scripts or code, linked to or referenced from the Sites, are licensed to You by such third parties, not by SERIOUS.

Any reproduction or redistribution of the Software not in accordance with the applicable License Agreement is expressly prohibited by law and may result in severe civil or criminal penalties. Violators will be prosecuted to the maximum extent possible.

WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, COPYING OR REPRODUCTION OF THE SOFTWARE TO ANY OTHER SERVER OR LOCATION FOR FURTHER REPRODUCTION OR REDISTRIBUTION IS EXPRESSLY PROHIBITED, UNLESS SUCH REPRODUCTION OR REDISTRIBUTION IS EXPRESSLY PERMITTED BY THE LICENSE AGREEMENT ACCOMPANYING SUCH SOFTWARE.

THE SOFTWARE IS WARRANTED, IF AT ALL, ONLY ACCORDING TO THE TERMS OF THE APPLICABLE LICENSE AGREEMENT. EXCEPT AS WARRANTED IN THE APPLICABLE LICENSE AGREEMENT, SERIOUS HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THE SOFTWARE, INCLUDING ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE, SERIOUS MAY MAKE AVAILABLE AS PART OF THE SERVICES OR IN ITS SOFTWARE PRODUCTS, TOOLS AND UTILITIES FOR USE AND/OR DOWNLOAD. SERIOUS DOES NOT MAKE ANY ASSURANCES WITH REGARD TO THE ACCURACY OF THE RESULTS OR OUTPUT THAT DERIVES FROM USE OF ANY SUCH TOOLS AND UTILITIES OR THE SUITABILITY OF THE SOFTWARE, TOOLS OR UTILITIES FOR YOUR SPECIFIC APPLICATION.

RESTRICTED RIGHTS LEGEND. Any Software which is downloaded from the Services for or on behalf of the United States of America, its agencies and/or instrumentalities (“U.S. Government”), is provided with Restricted Rights. Use, duplication, or disclosure by the U.S. Government is subject to restrictions as set forth in subparagraph (c)(1)(ii) of the Rights in Technical Data and Computer Software clause at DFARS 252.227-7013 or subparagraphs (c)(1) and (2) of the Commercial Computer Software – Restricted Rights at 48 CFR 52.227-19, as applicable. Manufacturer is Serious Integrated, Inc., 145 S 79th Street, Chandler, AZ 85226.

NOTICE REGARDING DOCUMENTS ON THE SITES

Permission to use Documents (such as white papers, press releases, datasheets and FAQs) from the Services is granted for informational purposes only, provided that (1) copyright notices as retained and appear in all copies and (2) no modifications of any Documents are made. Use for any other purpose, without the express written consent of SERIOUS is prohibited by law, and may result in severe civil and criminal penalties. Violators will be prosecuted to the maximum extent possible.

Documents described above do not include the design or layout of the SeriousIntegrated.com and MySerious.com websites or any other SERIOUS owned, operated, licensed or controlled Site. Elements of SERIOUS Sites are protected by trade dress, trademark, unfair competition, and other laws and may not be copied or imitated in whole or in part. No logo, graphic, sound or image from any SERIOUS website may be copied or retransmitted unless expressly permitted by SERIOUS.

SERIOUS OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY OF THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE DOCUMENTS AND RELATED GRAPHICS PUBLISHED AS PART OF THE SERVICES FOR ANY PURPOSE. ALL SUCH DOCUMENTS AND RELATED GRAPHICS ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. SERIOUS AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THIS INFORMATION, INCLUDING ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL SERIOUS AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER TORTIOUS ACTION, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF INFORMATION AVAILABLE FROM THE SERVICES.

THE DOCUMENTS AND RELATED GRAPHICS PUBLISHED ON THE SERVICES COULD INCLUDE TECHNICAL INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY ADDED TO THE INFORMATION HEREIN. SERIOUS AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR CHANGES IN THE PRODUCT(S) AND/OR THE PROGRAM(S) DESCRIBED HEREIN AT ANY TIME WITHOUT NOTICE.

NO UNLAWFUL OR PROHIBITED USE

As a condition of Your use of the Services, You will not use the Services for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices. You may not use the Services in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair any SERIOUS server, or the network(s) connected to any SERIOUS server, or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of any Services. You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to any Services, other accounts, computer systems or networks connected to any SERIOUS server or to any of the Services, through hacking, password mining or any other means. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available through the Services. You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless SERIOUS (including its subsidiaries, and affiliates and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, suppliers and any third-party information providers) against all claims, losses, expenses, damages and costs (including reasonable attorney fees) resulting from any breach of this Agreement or unauthorized use of this website. Your indemnification obligation shall survive the termination of this Agreement. At SERIOUS” expense and election, SERIOUS reserve the right to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter subject to indemnification by You and You agree to cooperate with SERIOUS in connection with our defense.

MATERIALS POSTED AT SERIOUS SITES OR PROVIDED TO SERIOUS

SERIOUS does not claim ownership of the materials You provide to SERIOUS (including feedback and suggestions) or post, upload, input or submit to any Services or any associated services for review by the general public, or by the members of any public or private community, (each a “Submission” and collectively “Submissions”). However, by posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting (“Posting”) Your Submission You are granting SERIOUS, its affiliated companies and necessary sublicensees permission to use Your Submission in connection with the operation of their businesses (including, without limitation, all SERIOUS Services), including, without limitation, a nonexclusive, royalty-free, paid up, perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide license to: copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate and reformat Your Submission; to publish Your name in connection with Your Submission; and the right to sublicense such rights to any supplier of the Services.

No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of Your Submission, as provided herein. SERIOUS is under no obligation to post or use any Submission You may provide and SERIOUS may remove any Submission at any time in its sole discretion.

By Posting a Submission You represent and warrant in making the Submission that you own or control all rights to the Submission, and that use of your Submission will not cause injury to any person or entity including Serious. You indemnify Serious (including its subsidiaries, and affiliates and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, suppliers and any third-party information providers) for all claims losses, expenses, damages and costs (including reasonable attorney fees) resulting from Your Submission.

In addition to the warranties and representation set forth above, by Posting a Submission that contains images, photographs, pictures or that are otherwise graphical in whole or in part (“Images”), You warrant and represent that (a) You are the copyright owner of such Images, or that the copyright owner of such Images has granted You permission to use such Images or any content and/or images contained in such Images consistent with the manner and purpose of Your use and as otherwise permitted by these Terms of Use and the Services, (b) You have the rights necessary to grant the licenses and sublicenses described in these Terms of Use, and (c) that each person depicted in such Images, if any, has provided consent to the use of the Images as set forth in these Terms of Use, including, by way of example, and not as a limitation, the distribution, public display and reproduction of such Images. By Posting Images, You are granting (a) to all members of any private community designated on the Sites (for each such Images available to members of such private community), and/or (b) to the general public (for each such Images available anywhere on the Services, other than a private community), permission to use Your Images in connection with the use, as permitted by these Terms of Use, of any of the Services, and including, without limitation, a non-exclusive, world-wide, royalty-free, paid up license to: copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate and reformat Your Images without having Your name attached to such Images, and the right to sublicense such rights to any supplier of the Services. The licenses granted in the preceding sentences of this paragraph for an Image will terminate at the time You completely remove such Images from the Services, provided that, such termination shall not affect any licenses granted in connection with such Images prior to the time You completely remove such Images. No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of Your Images.

You are prohibited from Posting or transmitting to or from this Site any unlawful, proprietary, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, scandalous, inflammatory, pornographic or profane material, and any other material that would violate any law or constitute infringement of intellectual property rights, or contain software viruses. You may not use a false e-mail address, impersonate another or mislead us as to your identity or the origin of any transmission.

NOTIFICATION OF CLAIMED COPYRIGHT OR TRADEMARK INFRINGEMENT

SERIOUS respects the intellectual property rights of others. If You believe that Your copyrighted work or trademark has been uploaded, posted or copied to the Sites and is accessible on the Sites in a way that constitutes copyright or trademark infringement, please contact SERIOUS by email at legal@seriousintegrated.com or by regular mail at:

Serious Integrated, Inc.
Attn: Legal Department – DMCA
(Address as per Contact Us)

LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES

CERTAIN LINKS WILL ALLOW YOU TO LEAVE THE SERIOUS SITES. THE LINKED SITES ARE NOT UNDER THE CONTROL OF SERIOUS AND SERIOUS IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CONTENTS OF ANY LINKED SITE OR ANY LINK CONTAINED IN A LINKED SITE, OR ANY CHANGES OR UPDATES TO SUCH SITES. SERIOUS IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR WEBCASTING OR ANY OTHER FORM OF TRANSMISSION RECEIVED FROM ANY LINKED SITE. SERIOUS IS PROVIDING THESE LINKS TO YOU ONLY AS A CONVENIENCE, AND THE INCLUSION OF ANY LINK DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT BY SERIOUS OF THE SITE.

NO UNSOLICITED IDEAS

SERIOUS OR ANY OF ITS EMPLOYEES DO NOT ACCEPT OR CONSIDER UNSOLICITED IDEAS, INCLUDING IDEAS FOR NEW ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS, NEW PROMOTIONS, NEW PRODUCTS OR TECHNOLOGIES, PROCESSES, MATERIALS, MARKETING PLANS OR NEW PRODUCT NAMES. PLEASE DO NOT SEND ANY ORIGINAL CREATIVE ARTWORK, SAMPLES, DEMOS, OR OTHER WORKS. SERIOUS MAKES NO ASSURANCES THAT YOUR IDEAS AND MATERIALS WILL BE TREATED AS CONFIDENTIAL OR PROPRIETARY. THE PURPOSE OF THIS POLICY IS TO AVOID POTENTIAL MISUNDERSTANDINGS OR DISPUTES WHEN SERIOUS PRODUCTS OR MARKETING STRATEGIES MAY APPEAR SIMILAR TO IDEAS PREVIOUSLY SUBMITTED. DO NOT SEND YOUR UNSOLICITED IDEAS TO SERIOUS OR ANYONE AT SERIOUS.

ADDITIONAL TERMS AND DISCLAIMERS

While SERIOUS makes reasonable efforts to include accurate and up-to-date information on the Sites, SERIOUS makes no representations or warranties with respect to the accuracy or completeness of the information and may make changes to the information, programs, specifications and product descriptions at any time without notice. Designers should not rely on the absence or characteristics of any features or instructions marked “reserved” or “undefined.” SERIOUS reserves these for future definition and shall have no responsibility whatsoever for conflicts or incompatibilities arising from future changes to such features or instructions. SERIOUS products may contain design defects or errors known as errata which may cause the product to deviate from published specifications. Current characterized errata are available upon request.

SERIOUS EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTIES WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WRITTEN, ORAL, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE RELATING TO THE INFORMATION AND IT USE, INCLUDING ANY LIABILITY FOR WARRANTIES RELATING TO FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, PERFORMANCE, QUALITY, TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT OF ANY INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHT. IN NO EVENT WILL SERIOUS, OR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES, NOR ANY OTHER PARTY INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING OR DELIVERING THE SITES BE LIABLE TO ANY PARTY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR OTHER DAMAGES (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, LOST PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF PROGRAMS OR DATA) WITHOUT REGARD TO THE FORM OF ACTION AND WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SITES, ANY CONTENT ON OR ACCESSED THROUGH THE SERVICES OR ANY SERVICE LINKED TO, OR ANY COPYING, DISPLAYING OR USE THEREOF.

SERIOUS maintains this site in Arizona, USA and You agree that these terms of use and the laws of the State of Arizona shall govern any legal action or proceeding relating to this site without reference to any other states” choice of law rules. If You attempt to bring legal proceedings against SERIOUS, You specifically acknowledge that SERIOUS is free to choose the jurisdiction of its preference as to where such action may be held without regard to where in the world You are located, or from where in the world You visited this Site. You are responsible for complying with the laws of the jurisdiction from which You are accessing the Sites and You agree that You will not access or use the programs or information in the Sites in violation of such laws.

U.S. GOVERNMENT RESTRICTED RIGHTS: Contents of this Site are provided with “RESTRICTED RIGHTS.” Use, duplication, or disclosure by the Government is subject to restrictions as set forth in FAR52.227-14 and DFAR252.227-7013 et seq. or its successor. Use of the contents or Services on this Site by the Government constitutes acknowledgment of Microchip’s proprietary rights in them.

TRADEMARKS AND COPYRIGHTS

The “Serious” and “My Serious” names and stylized marks are trademarks of Serious Integrated, Inc.

The information herein, unless otherwise indicated, is Copyright 2010-2019 Serious Integrated, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Third party brands and names are the property of their respective owners.