Privacy Policy

By accessing, viewing, browsing or otherwise using (all of which shall be referred to as "using" in these Terms) www.smsllc.com (the "Website"), or services, including but not limited to SMS, SMSLLC, Safety Management Systems, LLC, SMS HULL and SMS SURVEY offered by Safety Management Systems, LLC (SMSLLC) (the "Services"), you ("you" or the "User") agree to be bound by and comply with these Terms and Conditions of Use. SMSLLC may at any time revise these Terms and Conditions of Use by updating this posting and may also make changes to the content of the Website and the Services at any time. By using the Website or the Services, you agree to be bound by any such revisions.

Use of Content:

Assume that everything you see or read on the Website and the Services is copyrighted unless otherwise noted and may not be used, without SMSLLC's permission, except as provided for in these Terms and Conditions of Use. SMSLLC either warrants nor represents that your use of materials displayed on the Website and the Services will not infringe any rights of third parties not owned by or affiliated with SMSLLC.

Trademarks, Logos, and Images:

All of the trademarks, logos, pictures, images and service marks (collectively referred to as the "Copyrighted Images") displayed on the Website and the Services are registered or unregistered trademarks of SMSLLC or of third parties who have authorized their use by SMSLLC. Nothing contained on the Website and the Services should be construed as granting, by implication, or otherwise, any license or right to use any Copyrighted Image displayed on the Website and the Services without the written permission of SMSLLC  or owner of the Copyrighted Images. Your misuse of the Copyrighted Images or any other content displayed on the Website and the Services, except as provided for in these Terms and Conditions of Use, is strictly prohibited.

Accuracy of Information:

While SMSLLC makes reasonable efforts to include accurate and up to date information on the Website and the Services, we make no warranties or representations as to the accuracy of any information appearing on the Website and the Services. This site could include technical or other mistakes, inaccuracies or typographical errors. SMSLLC assumes no liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions in the content of the Website or the Services.

Liability Disclaimer:

Use of the Services, Website and any websites linked to the Website is solely at your own risk. Neither SMSLLC nor any other party involved in creating, producing, or delivering the Website and the Services shall in any event be liable for any direct or indirect damages arising out of your use of the Website or the Services and any materials contained on or available through the Website or the Services (even if SMSLLC has been advised of the possibility of such damages) under contract, tort, equity, or any other theory of liability or responsibility (including, without limitation, negligence). This disclaimer of liability applies to any damages or injury caused by any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in transmission or operation, computer virus, worm, time bomb or Trojan horse, corrupted files or materials, theft or destruction, whether for breach of contract, negligence, or under any other cause of action. By using the Website or the Services, you agree to release SMSLLC and its employees, agents, and suppliers from any and all liability for damages resulting from your use of the Website or the Services.

Links:

SMSLLC has not reviewed any of the websites, if any, linked to the Website and is not responsible for the content of any off-site pages or links to any other sites. The inclusion of a link does not imply SMSLLC's endorsement of the linked website. Viewing all other sites is done solely at your own risk.

Discontinuing or Modifying the Website or Services:

SMSLLC retains the right at any time to discontinue, modify, or temporarily or permanently terminate the Website or the Services with or without notifying you. If we discontinue, modify or terminate the Website or the Services in whole or in part, we will not be liable to you or any third party for such discontinuance, modification or termination.

User Conduct:

You agree not to upload, email or otherwise transmit files, computer code or material that is intended to or does contain viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage, interrupt, destroy, disable, overburden, impair or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware including SMSLLC's systems. You also agree not to interfere with the servers or networks connected to or operated by SMSLLC or to disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to or operated by SMSLLC. You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Website, other accounts, computer systems or networks connected to the Website or 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 Website or the Services. Any attempt by a user to deliberately damage the Website or the Services or to undermine the operation of any aspect or component of the Website or the Services constitutes a violation of criminal and civil laws.

General:

As a condition of your use of the Website and the Services, you will not use the Website and the Services for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices. This agreement is governed by the laws of the State of Maine, United States. You hereby irrevocably consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in Portland, Maine, United States in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of the Website and the Services. If you are dissatisfied with any portion of the Website or the Services, or with any of these terms of use, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the Website and the Services.