Terms of Service

Introduction

TRGroup, Inc. d.b.a. Alliance for Competitive Taxation ( hereafter “ACT”) maintains this Web Site and other ACT web sites that are linked to this website (collectively the “website”) and all the information, communications, software, scripting, photos, text, video, graphics, images and other materials and services found on the website (collectively “Content”), for the use of its membership and members of the general public

This website uses cookies.  By using this website and agreeing to these terms and conditions, you consent to our ACT’s use of cookies in accordance with the terms of ACT’s privacy policy.

License to use website

Unless otherwise stated, ACT and/or its licensors own the intellectual property rights in the website and material on the website.  Subject to the license below, all these intellectual property rights are reserved.

You may view, download for caching purposes only, and print pages from the website for your own personal use, subject to the restrictions set out below and elsewhere in these terms and conditions.

You must not:

  • sell, rent or sub-license material from the website;
  • reproduce, duplicate, copy or otherwise exploit material on this website for a commercial purpose;
  • edit or otherwise modify any material on the website; or
  • redistribute material from this website except for content specifically and expressly made available for redistribution.

Acceptable use

You must not use this website in any way that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the availability or accessibility of the website; or in any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity.

You must not use this website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software.

You must not conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including without limitation scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) on or in relation to this website without ACT’s express written consent.

You must not use this website to transmit or send unsolicited commercial communications.

You must not use this website for any purposes related to marketing without ACT’s express written consent.

Links to 3rd Party Websites

The Web Site may contain hyperlinks to web sites operated by parties other than ACT. Such hyperlinks are provided for your reference only. ACT does not control such web sites and is not responsible for their contents. ACT’s inclusion of hyperlinks to such web sites does not imply any endorsement of the material on such web sites or any association with their operators. ACT is not responsible for damages or losses caused by any delays, defects or omissions that may exist in the services, information or other content provided in such web sites, whether actual, alleged, consequential or punitive. ACT makes no guarantees or representations as to, and shall have no liability for, any electronic content delivered by any third party, including, without limitation, the accuracy, subject matter, quality or timeliness of any electronic content. 

Submissions of Information

Do not send any confidential or proprietary information to ACT through the Web Site. Any information you do send to ACT through the Web Site will be deemed NOT to be confidential. For any non-confidential information you do send, you hereby grant ACT an unrestricted, royalty-free, irrevocable, worldwide license to use, reproduce, display, perform, modify, transmit, and distribute the non-confidential information, and agree that ACT is free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques that you send ACT for any purpose. Your personally-identifiable information you submit to us shall be treated in accordance with our Privacy Policy. You agree to assume the security risk for any information you provide using the Web Site.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY; LIMITATION OF LIABILITY; INDEMNITY

ACT 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 CONTENT OF THE WEB SITE OR ANY OTHER WEB SITES LINKED TO OR FROM THE WEB SITE. THE CONTENT OF THE WEB SITE IS PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT POSSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, ACT DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, ERROR-FREE, TIMELY OR UNINTERRUPTED USE, OR OTHER VIOLATION OF RIGHTS. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR LIMITATION ON HOW LONG AN IMPLIED WARRANTY LASTS, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY. ACT WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE WEB SITE, ITS CONTENT OR LINKS, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ORDINARY, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, EXEMPLARY OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, WHETHER BASED UPON CONTRACT, TORT OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, WHETHER FORESEEABLE OR NOT, AND EVEN IF ACT HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBLITY OF THE DAMAGES. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. YOU ASSUME ALL RIGHTS AND LIABILITY FOR RESULTS OBTAINED BY THE USE OR IMPLEMENTATION OF THE WEB SITE, WHETHER SUCH RESULTS ARE USED SINGLY OR IN COMBINATIONS WITH OTHER HARDWARE, SOFTWARE OR PRODUCTS. YOU AGREE TO HOLD HARMLESS AND INDEMNIFY ACT FROM AND AGAINST ALL CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS, EXPENSES, AND LOSSES. FINES, LIABILITIES AND ATTORNEYS’ FEES AND COSTS, AS INCURRED, ARISING FROM OR RELATED IN ANY WAY TO A BREACH OF CONTRACT OR OTHER CLAIM MADE BY YOU AGAINST ANY THIRD PARTY, YOUR USE OF AND RESULTS FROM THE USE OF THE WEB SITE, BODILY INJURY TO ANY PERSON OR DAMAGE TO ANY PROPERTY BY YOU, YOUR NEGLIGENT OR WILLFUL ACT OR ANY BREACH HEREOF BY YOU.

These limitations of liability apply even if ACT has been expressly advised of the potential loss.

Exceptions

Nothing in this website disclaimer will exclude or limit any warranty implied by law that it would be unlawful to exclude or limit; and nothing in this website disclaimer will exclude or limit ACT’s liability in respect of any:

  • fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation on the part of ACT; or
  • matter which it would be illegal or unlawful for ACT to exclude or limit, or to attempt or purport to exclude or limit, its liability.

Unenforceable provisions

If any provision of this website disclaimer is, or is found to be, unenforceable under applicable law, that will not affect the enforceability of the other provisions of this website disclaimer.

Breaches of these terms and conditions

Without prejudice to ACT’s other rights under these terms and conditions, if you breach these terms and conditions in any way, ACT may take such action as ACT deems appropriate to deal with the breach, including suspending your access to the website, prohibiting you from accessing the website, blocking computers using your IP address from accessing the website, contacting your internet service provider to request that they block your access to the website and/or bringing court proceedings against you.

Variation

ACT may revise these terms and conditions from time-to-time.  Revised terms and conditions will apply to the use of this website from the date of the publication of the revised terms and conditions on this website.  Please check this page regularly to ensure you are familiar with the current version.

Assignment

ACT may transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with ACT’s rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions without notifying you or obtaining your consent.

You may not transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with your rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions.

Entire Agreement

This agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and ACT with respect to the Web Site and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral, or written, between you and ACT with respect to the Web Site. No later terms sent by you shall be of any effect. A printed version of this Agreement and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this Agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved. You agree to use the Web Site in accordance with all terms and conditions herein.

Severability

If a provision of these terms and conditions is determined by any court or other competent authority to be unlawful and/or unenforceable, the other provisions will continue in effect.  If any unlawful and/or unenforceable provision would be lawful or enforceable if part of it were deleted, that part will be deemed to be deleted, and the rest of the provision will continue in effect.

Law and jurisdiction

These terms and conditions will be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of the United States of America, and any disputes relating to these terms and conditions will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the state of Delaware.

ACT’s details

TRGroup, Inc, d.b.a. the Alliance for Competitive Taxation (ACT).

To contact ACT, click here.