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Terms of Use
The "www.hillcountrycomputer.com" website is operated by Hill Country Computer, Inc. ("Hill Country Computer or HCC"). These terms and conditions ("terms") govern your use of the www.hillcountrycomputer.com technology website ("Site"). Your use of this Site constitutes your agreement to follow these terms and to be bound by them. If you do not agree with any of these terms, then do not use this Site. These terms represent the entire understanding relating to the use of this Site and prevail over any prior or contemporaneous, conflicting or additional, communications.

Copyright and Trademark Notice
Copyright © 2001-3. Hill Country Computer, Inc., All rights reserved.

The copyright in all material provided in this Site, including, but not limited to, the selection, coordination, arrangement and enhancement, is held, individually or as a collective work, under United State copyright laws, by Hill Country Computer, Inc. or by the original creator of the material. Except as otherwise stated herein, none of the material may be copied, reproduced, distributed, republished, downloaded, displayed, posted, framed or transmitted in any form or by any means without the prior written permission of Hill Country Computer or the copyright owner. Permission is granted to display, copy, distribute and download the materials on this Site for personal, non-commercial use only, provided you do not modify the materials and that you retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the materials. This permission terminates automatically if you breach any of these terms and conditions. Upon termination, you must immediately destroy any downloaded and printed materials. Any unauthorized use of any material contained in this Site may violate copyright laws, trademark or trade dress or service marks laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, other intellectual property rights or licenses, and communications regulations and statutes.

Hill Country Computer, and the Hill Country Computer logo are registered trademarks of Hill Country Computer, Inc. – All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

Privacy Policy for Hill Country Computer, Inc.
Hill Country Computer is committed to ensuring the privacy of our users. Hill Country Computer knows the value of information and understands the inherent privacy risks involved in using the Internet or other on-line functions. The following Hill Country Computer Privacy Policy is intended to clarify the information gathering, use, and dissemination practices for Hill Country Computer' website www.hillcountrycomputer.com. Please note that this Site may contain links to external third-party websites over which Hill Country Computer maintains no control and therefore Hill Country Computer takes no responsibility regarding privacy considerations or content of such external third-party websites.

As a user, your feedback is important to us. Please don't hesitate to contact us by sending an email to webmaster@hillcountrycomputer.com if you have any comments on or questions about our Privacy Policy, terms or any questions about our views on privacy and how they apply to this website or our Service(s). Legal inquiries can also be mailed to Hill Country Computer, Inc. Attention: Legal Department, 12345 Myway St., Plano, TX 75074.

Information We Collect and Why
Email addresses are gathered to provide you with customer service, technical support, periodic notices about service issues or other limited corporate announcements. We will not use your email address for anything other than to support your current or future interactions and use of our services. Users' email addresses, nor the content contained in them, will never be shared, sold, or rented to any third party except as described in this Privacy Policy or as agreed to in advance by the users. By using this Site, you are consenting to the collection and use of this information as discussed in this Privacy Policy.

In general, you can visit the Site or browse on-line without telling Hill Country Computer who you are or providing us with any information. However, Hill Country Computer does collect the domain names (not the e-mail addresses) of all visitors to our Site to measure the number of visits, pages visited, average time spent on the Site, navigational statistics and website page performance in order to measure and improve the effectiveness and usefulness of our Site and to prepare future content based on visitors' interests. This information is used for no other purpose. By using this Site, you are consenting to the collection and use of this information as discussed in this Privacy Policy.

Hill Country Computer may conduct online surveys to better understand the needs, interests and profiles of a visitor to this Site. Survey responses are used for internal management purposes. Your participation in any of Hill Country Computer' online surveys are optional and you are not required to respond to any survey in order to visit or browse this Site. By participating in or using any online survey on this Site, you are consenting to the collection and use of this information as discussed in this Privacy Policy.

When a visitor uses or views HCC to register or to order any products, service or support online through this Site, Hill Country Computer will collect the following types of information to properly process and complete your registration or order: name, address, telephone number, shipping information, products to be selected or purchased, and any other miscellaneous information you voluntarily share with Hill Country Computer as comments to your order. Hill Country Computer may share your shipping information with Hill Country Computer delivery service providers (U.S. Postal Service, United Parcel Service, or other delivery companies you may select) to fulfill your requested order. The delivery service providers have agreed, either by law or by a separate agreement with Hill Country Computer or you, to prevent using your information for any purpose other than what such delivery service provider has been instructed or granted permission by you for such use. By using HCCTM to register or place orders online through this Site, you are consenting to the collection and use of this information as discussed in this Privacy Policy.

Your information may be shared with agents or contractors of Hill Country Computer SOLELY for the purposes of performing services for you by Hill Country Computer.

Links to Third Party Sites
Please be aware that there are links on this Site that will permit you to travel to other, third-party websites over which Hill Country Computer has no control or responsibility. Hill Country Computer makes no representations whatsoever about the content of any of these other websites, or about any of the other links contained in the websites that you may access through this Site. Hill Country Computer does not endorse or accept any responsibility for the content, or use, of such linked websites, including, but not limited to, such third-party website content or privacy practices. The information practices of those third-party websites linked to www.hillcountrycomputer.com are not covered by these terms.

There are inherent dangers in the use of any software and accessing websites that may collect personally identifiable information about you. You are solely responsible for adequate protection of your information and protection or backup of your data and equipment used in connection with any software or use of these sites.

Security Guarantee
While we make every effort to ensure the integrity and security of our network and systems, we cannot guarantee that our security measures will prevent third-party "crackers" from illegally obtaining information available in our databases. Hill Country Computer is not responsible or liable for any such unauthorized uses of Hill Country Computer' website or its data.

You are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your passwords or any account information. In the event an employee with a HCCTM account leaves your organization or a password is misused, lost or stolen, you are responsible for disabling that account. Send an email to webmaster@hillcountrycomputer.com to do so. Hill Country Computer shall not be and is not responsible for any loss, claim or other liability that may arise from the unauthorized use of any password or of a computer that is logged onto the Site through the use of a password.

Please be careful and responsible whenever you're online.

We Disclose Information as Required by Law
Hill Country Computer may disclose any and all information gathered and used in connection with Hill Country Computer' website, Hill Country Computer, and Hill Country Computer service(s) as required by law or where Hill Country Computer has a reason to believe that disclosing the information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be (either intentionally or unintentionally) causing injury to or interference with Hill Country Computer' rights or property or other users of the Site, or anyone else that could be harmed by such activities.

Warranty Disclaimer
The materials on this Site are provided "as is" without warranties of any kind either express or implied. To the fullest extent possible pursuant to the applicable law, Hill Country Computer disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement or other violation of rights. Hill Country Computer does not warrant or make any representations regarding the use, validity, accuracy, or reliability of, or the results of the use of, or otherwise respecting, the materials on this Site or any third-party website linked to this Site.

Limitation of Liability
In no event will Hill Country Computer be liable to any entity or individual for any direct, indirect, special or other consequential damages for any use of this Site, or on any third-party website linked to this Site, including, without limitation, any lost profits, business interruption, loss of programs, software or other data on your information handling system or otherwise, even if Hill Country Computer is expressly advised of the possibility of such damages.

Jurisdiction and Governing Law
Any action related to this Privacy Policy or terms will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Texas, without reference to its law of conflicts, and controlling United States federal law. No choice of law rules of any jurisdiction shall apply. You agree that any legal proceeding arising out of or in connection with this Privacy Policy or terms shall be brought in Collin County, Texas, U.S.A.

Changes to Our Policy and Terms Without Prior Notice
While we will make every effort to avoid unnecessary changes to our Privacy Policy, please note that information on this Site may contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors and we reserve the right to change or update our Privacy Policy and these terms, at any time, without prior notice, for any reason. Hill Country Computer may also make improvements and/or changes in the products and/or programs described on this Site, at any time, without prior notice, for any reason. Your use of this Site following any such change or update constitutes your agreement to follow and be bound by the terms as changed or updated. For this reason, we encourage you to review these terms whenever you use this Site. The most recent version of our Privacy Policy and terms will be denoted by the date associated with the last change made to the Policy.

June 31, 2003


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