|Terms and Conditions
|Terms and Conditions of Use
Welcome to the web site ("Site") for NAVTEQ.
2. ACCESS TO THE SITE.
3. ACCEPTABLE USE OF THE SITE.
In order to use the Site, you must obtain access to the World Wide Web directly or through devices that access web-based content and pay any and all service fees associated with such access.
(a) Individual Non-Commercial Use. You agree that you are only authorized to visit, view and to retain a single copy of pages of the Site for your own internal non-commercial use and not on behalf of any other person or entities, and that you will not duplicate, download, publish, modify or otherwise distribute any material on the Site for any purpose other than for your own internal non-commercial use. We post legal notices and various credits on pages of the Site, which may not be removed even in your permitted copies. You may not remove these notices or credits, or any additional information contained along with the notices and credits.
(b) Restrictions. The information made available through the Site (including without limitation, map data and other content) may only be used in the form delivered to you and may not be subject to any further automated or systematic processing and may not be used for benchmarking or any other commercial purpose. You may not use, and shall not authorize any third party to use, this information to provide, or to enable the provision of, alerts. You may copy the information only as necessary for your personal use to (i) view it and (ii) save it, provided that you do not remove any copyright notices that appear and do not modify the information in any way. You agree not to otherwise reproduce, copy, modify, decompile, disassemble, create any derivative works of, or reverse engineer any portion of this information, and may not transfer or distribute it in any form, for any purpose, except to the extent permitted by mandatory laws.
(c) Framing. You agree not to create any frames at any other web sites pertaining to or using any of the content located at the Site for any purpose, unless specifically authorized by NAVTEQ in writing to do so.
(d) Security, Cracking and Hacking. You are prohibited from violating or attempting to violate the security of the Site. Accordingly, you agree not to: (i) access data or materials not intended for you; (ii) log into a server or account which you are not authorized to access; (iii) attempt to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of a system or network or to breach security or authentication measures without proper authorization; or (iv) attempt to interfere with service to any user, host or network, including without limitation, by means of submitting a virus to the Site, overloading, "flooding", "mailbombing" or "crashing" the Site. Violations of system or network security may result in civil or criminal liability. NAVTEQ reserves the right to investigate occurrences which may involve such violations and may involve, and cooperate with, law enforcement authorities in prosecuting users who have participated in such violations. You understand that data and communications, including e-mail and other electronic communications, may be accessed by unauthorized third parties when communicated over the Internet.
(e) You Are Responsible For All of Your Activities and All of The Content You Post or Submit. You represent and warrant that any information and/or material you post or provide to NAVTEQ by means of the Site, including, without limitation, as part of any registration or subscription or to gain access to or use any services offered on the Site ("Submissions"), is truthful, accurate, not misleading, not confidential property of others, not in violation of any other third party's rights and offered in good faith. You agree NOT to use the Site for or in connection with any of the following activities: (i) transmitting or relaying spam, spoofing or otherwise impersonating any person or entity, or falsely stating or otherwise misrepresenting your identity or affiliation in any way; (ii) using the Site for any fraudulent or illegal purpose; (iii) e-mailing, uploading, or otherwise transmitting or using the Site in furtherance of the use, distribution or transmission of any unlawful, harassing, defamatory, tortious, libelous, sexually explicit, obscene, hateful, racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable material of any kind; and (iv) transmitting material that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancelbots or other computer programming routines or engines that are intended to damage, destroy, disrupt or otherwise impair a computer's functionality or the operation of the Site.
(f) Information Disclosed via the Site. Any information disclosed to you via the Site including, without limitation, any content, product or configuration recommendations or product specifications, are not offered with any warranty or representation as to accuracy, performance or suitability for your intended purpose or compliance with applicable law. NAVTEQ expects that you will exercise caution, best practices and oversight in using information supplied through the Site.
(h) Ownership. NAVTEQ will put a lot of content on the Site for you to examine from time to time. An example of possible content includes: text, graphics, photographs, pictures, drawings, animation, audio, video, literature and any other material distributed by NAVTEQ on, through or in connection with the Site. Moreover, NAVTEQ attempts to display the content in a way that will be easily accessible and useful for you, the user. All content and materials on the Site including, without limitation, text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips and software included in the Site and any services offered on the Site, are the property of NAVTEQ, its sponsors or business affiliates, and/or their respective licensors, and are subject to U.S. and international copyright, trademarks and other proprietary rights and Intellectual Property Rights laws. The compilation of all content on the Site is the exclusive property of NAVTEQ and is protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. All software used on the Site is the property of NAVTEQ or its licensors and is subject to U.S. and international copyright laws. Except to the minimum extent otherwise expressly permitted under copyright law, no copying or exploitation of material from the Site is permitted except expressly in accordance with these Terms or with the express written permission of NAVTEQ and any other applicable copyright owner. You acknowledge that you do not acquire any ownership rights by virtue of downloading copyrighted material from the Site. All rights not expressly granted hereunder are expressly reserved to NAVTEQ.
(i) Spidering. THE USE OF ANY TOOLS, PROGRAMS, ROBOTIC ALGORITHMS OR PRODUCTS TO AUTOMATICALLY DOWNLOAD OR "SPIDER" THE SITE OR ANY OF THE PAGES OF THE SITE INFRINGES ON NAVTEQ' AND/OR ITS LICENSORS' INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS. DO NOT USE ANY SUCH TOOLS OR PRODUCTS ON OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SITE!
4. WARRANTY DISCLAIMER.
THE CONTENT, SERVICES, INFORMATION AND ACCESS TO THE SITE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, SATISFACTORY QUALITY AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. NAVTEQ DOES NOT WARRANT THAT ANY PART OF THE SITE WILL OPERATE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THE SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS OR THAT TRANSMISSION TO OR FROM THE SITE AND ACCESS TO THE SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, NOT DISCONTINUED OR ERROR-FREE. NAVTEQ DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF THE SITE IN TERMS OF ITS QUALITY, CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE. YOU SHOULD THEREFORE VERIFY ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED FROM THE SITE BEFORE ACTING ON IT. EXCEPT AS OTHERWISE EXPRESSLY PROVIDED, NAVTEQ EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ACCURACY, CONTENT, AVAILABILITY OF INFORMATION, PRODUCTS, SERVICES OR MERCHANDISE FOUND ON THIRD PARTY SITES THAT LINK TO OR FROM THE SITE. NAVTEQ DISCLAIMS ANY RESPONSIBILITY FOR PRODUCT OR SERVICE ORDERING FUNCTIONS, ORDER FULFILLMENT OR COMPLIANCE OF PRODUCTS OR SERVICES WITH ANY MANUFACTURER'S WARRANTIES OR SPECIFICATIONS. NAVTEQ CANNOT BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR THE MATERIAL CONTAINED ON THIRD PARTY SITES AND/OR RELATED SERVICES NOR DOES NAVTEQ MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES AS TO THE SECURITY OF ANY INFORMATION YOU MIGHT BE REQUESTED TO GIVE TO THIRD PARTY SITES.
5. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY.
TO THE FURTHEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, NAVTEQ'S NEGLIGENCE, SHALL NAVTEQ BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DIRECT, SPECIAL, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY AND/OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM YOUR USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE, ANY CONTENT AND/OR ANY RELATED SOFTWARE, EVEN IF NAVTEQ OR AN AUTHORIZED NAVTEQ REPRESENTATIVE HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING ELSE CONTAINED IN THESE TERMS, IN THE EVENT THE TERMS OF THIS SECTION, OR ANY PART OF THIS SECTION, SHALL BE HELD INVALID OR UNENFORCEABLE BY A COURT OF COMPETENT JURISDICTION, IN NO EVENT SHALL NAVTEQ'S TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU, OR ANYONE CLAIMING BY OR THROUGH YOU, FOR ANY DAMAGES, LOSSES, CLAIMS AND/OR CAUSES OF ACTION, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE EXCEED ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100). FURTHER, YOU SHALL INDEMNIFY, DEFEND AND HOLD HARMLESS NAVTEQ AND ITS SPONSORS, BUSINESS AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, ATTORNEYS AND AGENTS, FROM AND AGAINST ANY AND ALL DAMAGES, CLAIMS AND ACTIONS BROUGHT BY YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY RESULTING FROM YOUR USE OF THE SITE IN VIOLATION OF THESE TERMS OR THE INFRINGEMENT BY YOU OF ANY INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS OF ANY PERSON OR ENTITY.
6. GOVERNING LAW AND ARBITRATION.
The laws of the State of Illinois (excluding any principles of conflicts of laws) govern your use of the Site, the services and these Terms. You agree that the parties shall settle any claim or dispute relating to these Terms by binding arbitration in Chicago, Illinois under the Commercial Arbitration Rules of the American Arbitration Association. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, no arbitration under these Terms shall be joined to an arbitration involving any other party subject to these Terms, whether through class arbitration proceedings or otherwise. NOTWITHSTANDING THE DISPUTE RESOLUTION REQUIREMENTS SET FORTH ABOVE, FOR ANY INJUNCTIVE RELIEF RELATING TO YOUR ACCESS TO, OR USE OF, THE SITE INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, RELATED SERVICES, YOU AGREE AND HEREBY SUBMIT TO THE EXCLUSIVE JURISDICTION AND VENUE OF THE APPROPRIATE STATE OR FEDERAL COURTS LOCATED IN COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS, U.S.A.
7. WAIVER AND SEVERABILITY.
Furthermore, no delay or omission by NAVTEQ to exercise any right or any noncompliance on your part with respect to the Terms shall impair any such right or be construed to be a waiver by NAVTEQ. If any provision of the Terms is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid or unenforceable in whole or in part, such provision shall, as to such jurisdiction, be ineffective to the extent of such invalidity or unenforceability without in any manner affecting the validity or enforceability thereof in any other jurisdiction or the remaining provisions hereof in any jurisdiction, provided, however, if such invalid or unenforceable provision may be modified so as to be valid and enforceable as a matter of law, such provision will be deemed to have been modified so as to be valid and enforceable to the maximum extent permitted by law.
8. CONTRACT ELECTRONICALLY.
You agree that the Terms, combined with your act of using the Site and/or the services offered on or through the Site have the same legal force and effect as a written contract with your written signature and satisfy any laws that require a writing or signature, including any applicable Statute of Frauds. You further agree that you shall not challenge the validity, enforceability or admissibility of the Terms on the grounds that it was electronically transmitted or authorized. In addition, you acknowledge that you have had the opportunity to print the Terms.
9. TAKEDOWN OF MATERIAL.
If you believe that this Site includes material that constitutes an infringement of your copyrighted work, you can notify us by providing the following:
(a) a physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyrighted work
(b) a description of the allegedly infringed copyrighted work
(c) identification of the allegedly infringing material and where on this Site the allegedly infringing material is located
(d) your address, telephone number, and email address
(e) a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that use of the infringing material on this Site is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law
(f) a statement by you that the information you are providing in this notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that you are authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner.
The above information should be sent to either:
Copyright Notice Legal Department
425 W. Randolph St.
Chicago, IL 60606
10. THIRD PARTY NOTICES AND RELATED TERMS.
The map data and other content made available through this Site is subject to certain supplier notices and related terms as set forth at http://corporate.navteq.com/supplier_terms.html.
11. U.S. GOVERNMENT END-USERS.
If the information made available on or through the Site is used or accessed by or on behalf of the United States government or any other entity seeking or applying rights similar to those customarily claimed by the United States government, this information is a “commercial item” as that term is defined by 48 C.F.R. (“FAR”) 2.101, is licensed in accordance with these Terms and Conditions of Use, and each copy of the information delivered or otherwise furnished shall be marked and embedded as appropriate with the following “Notice of Use,” and shall be treated in accordance with such Notice:
NOTICE OF USE
CONTRACTOR (MANUFACTURER/SUPPLIER) NAME: NAVTEQ
CONTRACTOR (MANUFACTURER/SUPPLIER) ADDRESS:
c/o NOKIA, 425 WEST RANDOLPH STREET, CHICAGO, ILLINOIS 60606
THIS DATA IS A COMMERCIAL ITEM AS DEFINED IN FAR 2.101 AND IS SUBJECT TO THESE END-USER TERMS UNDER WHICH THIS DATA WAS PROVIDED.
© 2012 NAVTEQ – ALL RIGHTS RESERVED
If the Contracting Officer, federal government agency or any federal official refuses to use the legend provided herein, the Contracting Officer, federal government agency, or any federal official must notify NAVTEQ prior to seeking additional or alternative rights in the Data.