Terms and conditions

Terms of Use

Effective November 10, 2015.

By accessing this website, you acknowledge that you have read, understand, and agree to abide by the terms described below. If you do not understand or agree to these terms, you should immediately exit this website.

Copyright Notice and Limited Authorization

Everything on this website is copyrighted. The copyrights are owned by BT Federal, its subsidiaries and affiliates, or the original creator of the material. Nonetheless, you are free to view, copy, and print the material found on this website as long as:

  1. The material is used by you for information purposes only
  2. You use the material for non-commercial purposes only
  3. Copies of the material include the BT Federal copyright notice


You may distribute materials found on this website as long as the material:

  1. Is used for information purposes only
  2. Will be used for non-commercial purposes only
  3. Includes the BT Federal copyright notice
  4. Is not identified as BT Federal confidential or proprietary information


All other rights and/or uses require BT Federal’s written consent. Requests for additional rights and/or uses should be sent to the BT Federal Copyright Agent identified below.

Business partners, customers, suppliers, and associates of BT Federal that, in cooperation with BT Federal, publish their own proprietary material on this website retain full legal and copyright ownership of their respective material.

Legal Notices and Privacy Statement

Legal notices and the privacy statement are an integral part of these Terms of Use that you are deemed to have read, understood, and accepted.

Third-Party Copyrights and the Copyright Agent

BT Federal is committed to respecting the intellectual property ownership rights of others, and we require that the users of and visitors to our website do the same. BT Federal may, at its sole discretion, terminate the accounts or access rights of users or visitors who violate the intellectual property ownership rights of others.

The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) provides a "notice and take-down" process for copyright owners who believe their intellectual property rights have been infringed. The Act allows copyright owners to notify an online service provider (OSP) of allegedly infringing material that resides on the OSP's system and to request the OSP to remove or block access to such material.

If you have good reason to believe that materials over which you have intellectual property ownership rights have been copied in a way that constitutes a copyright infringement on our website, please provide the following information to the BT Federal Copyright Agent:

  1. An electronic or hard copy signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner
  2. A description of the copyrighted work that you have good reason to believe has been infringed
  3. A description of where the copyrighted materials you believe are being infringed are located on our website
  4. Your address, telephone number, and email address, so that we may contact you
  5. A certified statement by you of a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law
  6. A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the information in your notice to us is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or are authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner


BT Federal’s Copyright Agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement on our website, or for requests for additional use of materials, can be reached at:

BT Federal
Legal Department
11440 Commerce Park Drive, Suite 100
Reston, VA 20191

Phone: +1 (703) 860-6340

BT Federal Trademarks

Respective logos of BT Federal, its subsidiaries and affiliates are trademarks and service marks of BT Federal and its subsidiaries and affiliates. You may not use these or any other trademarks or service marks without the express written permission of BT Federal. To request such permission, please contact us.

Use of Product Catalog

Any product catalog found on this website is for informational or planning purposes only, and is not intended to create, modify, or supplement any specifications or warranties related to the products or services found in the catalog. Information and/or technical specifications supplied within this catalog do not waive (directly or indirectly) any rights or licenses – including, but not limited to, patents or other protective rights of BT Federal or others.

Warranty Disclaimer

While BT Federal attempts to provide accurate information on this website, it assumes no legal responsibility for inaccuracy. BT Federal may change the information and/or materials available on this website or the product mentioned at any time, without notice. Information may include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. BT Federal does not warrant that the electronic functions contained in or on this website will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that this website or the servers that make the site available are free of viruses or bugs, or represents the full functionality, accuracy, or reliability of the information available through this website.

Information and other materials on this website are provided “AS IS,” and their availability does not constitute a warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied. BT Federal disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied. This includes, but is not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement. It also includes any expressed or implied warranties arising from any course of dealing, usage, or trade practice.

You are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and checkpoints to satisfy your particular requirements for accuracy of data input and output, and for maintaining the means for reconstructing of lost data.

Limitation of Liability

Neither BT Federal nor any of its affiliates, subsidiaries, parent or sister companies, or their respective directors, employees, or other representatives will be liable for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, punitive, and/or consequential damages arising out of the use of — or the inability to use — the information and/or materials on this website. This includes, but is not limited to, loss of data, loss of revenues, loss of savings, loss of business, loss of reputation, loss of profits, and/or any economic loss in connection with the furnishing, performance, or use of or inability to use this website, or reliance on the information and/or materials contained in this website, even if BT Federal is advised of the possibility of such damages.

Termination of Use

BT Federal may, at its discretion, terminate without notice any person’s or entity’s access to the website upon any breach of this Terms of Use without prejudice to its right to make a claim for compensation for damages.

Links

Although this website may contain links to third-party sites, BT Federal is not responsible for the content of any linked sites. BT Federal provides these links as a convenience and does not endorse the companies or content of any linked sites.

Product Availability

The availability of the products and services described on this website, and the descriptions of such products and services, may vary from country to country. Consult with your BT Federal sales representative for specific product and/or service information.

Posting and Submitting of Information

You are prohibited from posting or transmitting any unlawful, threatening, obscene, libelous, or otherwise offensive materials on or through this website.

Any material, information, or idea submitted or posted on this website by you will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. BT Federal may share or otherwise use your submission for any purpose whatsoever. If any of the materials or information submitted constitutes personal data, you agree that BT Federal may transmit such personal data across international boundaries for any BT Federal business purpose. Personal data will be treated as set forth in the Privacy Policy.

Export Laws

US Export Control laws prohibit the export of certain technical data and software to certain territories. No content from this website may be downloaded or otherwise transmitted in violation of US Export Control laws.

Jurisdiction and Choice of Laws

These Terms of Use and all claims or issues regarding this website shall be governed according to the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia, USA to the exclusion of its choice of law provisions. The application of the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods of April 11, 1980 shall be excluded.

Dispute Resolution

Any dispute or difference arising out of or concerning these Terms of Use or this website, which dispute or difference cannot be settled amicably, shall be resolved definitely and exclusively by arbitration under the Commercial Arbitration Rules of the American Arbitration Association by three (3) arbitrators appointed in accordance with the said Rules, unless the parties agree on the name of a single arbitrator.

The place of the arbitration shall be Herndon, Va. All documentary submissions, presentations, and proceedings shall be in the English language.

The arbitral award shall be substantiated in writing. The decision of the arbitral tribunal shall be final and binding, and judgment upon the arbitral award may be entered in any court having jurisdiction thereof. The arbitral tribunal shall assign the costs of the arbitration.

Modification of Terms of Use

BT Federal reserves the right to change these Terms of Use at any time without prior written notification. Notwithstanding the aforementioned, any new Terms of Use will only apply to users upon acceptance thereof during such user’s first subsequent login.