Welcome to the Sherpa LLC Web Site ("Site"). Please review the following basic terms that govern your use
of our Site. Please note that your use of our Site constitutes your agreement to follow and be bound by
those terms (the "Agreement").
We may, from time to time and without prior notice, change the terms that govern your use of our Site.
Your use of our Site following any such change constitutes your agreement to follow and be bound by the terms
as changed. We may change, move or delete portions of, or may add to, our Site from time to time.
Unless otherwise noted, all materials, including images, illustrations, designs, icons, photographs,
video clips, and written and other materials that make up or appear as part of this Site (collectively,
"Content") are owned, controlled or licensed by Sherpa LLC and protected by trademark, copyright and other
intellectual property rights of Sherpa or its licensors against any unauthorized use not expressly permitted
by this Agreement. The Site as a whole is protected by copyright, all worldwide rights, titles and interests
in and to which are owned by Sherpa. "SHERPA" is a registered trademark of Sherpa.
The Content of our Site, and the site as a whole, is intended to be used solely for informational business
purposes. No right, title or interest in any materials or software is transferred to you as a result of your
viewing of the Content or any other use of the Site. You may not reproduce publish, post, upload, transmit,
distribute, display, modify, create derivative works from, sell or participate in any sale of, or exploit in
any way, in whole or in part, any of the Content, the Site, or any related software without Sherpa's prior
You agree that all information and other Content that you submit to this Site is accurate and will be
updated and maintained such that it remains current.
By submitting Content to Sherpa, you grant Sherpa a perpetual, non-exclusive, irrevocable, worldwide,
royalty-free, fully and freely assignable license to any rights you now have or in the future obtain in the
Content, including, but not limited to, the rights to use, display, reproduce, distribute, modify, prepare
derivative works based upon, and perform publicly the Content that you submitted (or any part thereof) online
and offline; as well as to permit others (including without limitation the people or entities with which Sherpa
does business) to do the same for the purposes stated on the Site.
You agree not to provide any Content to Sherpa that: (a) infringes on any third-party intellectual property,
publicity, privacy, moral (droit moral) or other legal rights; (b) violates any applicable law or regulation;
(c) is defamatory, threatening, harassing, obscene, harmful to minors, or child pornographic; (d) contains any
viruses, worms or other harmful components (including, but not limited to, computer programming routines that
may damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or personal
information); or (e) is otherwise tortious or criminal.
You warrant and guarantee that you own all intellectual property, privacy, publicity, moral (droit moral)
and other rights to any Content that you send to us. You further agree to defend, indemnify, and hold us
harmless against: (a) any and all claims to the rights to content that you provide to us, (b) any and all
claims that someone's rights were violated by our use of the Content that you provide to us.
You understand that you are only to use this Site in connection with the purposes stated on the Site. You may
only use this Site in a manner that, in our sole judgment, is consistent with those purposes. If you are unsure
of whether any contemplated use is permitted, you shall contact us. By way of example, uses inconsistent with the
purposes of this site include, but are not limited to:
- Using the Site for illegal purposes or in support of illegal activities. You shall not use the Site in
any way that is in violation of any local, state, federal or non-United States law, regulation or treaty.
Nor shall you use the Site in any way that constitutes a tort, breach of contract or other civil wrong. We
reserve the right to cooperate with legal authorities and injured third parties in the investigation of any
suspected crime or civil wrong. Among other things, we reserve the right to produce all information, personal
or otherwise, that we have about you in response to a subpoena, court order, or other legal action.
- Using the Site in a way that is threatening, obscene, indecent, abusive, harassing, fraudulent, defamatory,
or invasive of privacy; or in a way that contains explicit or graphic descriptions or accounts of sexual or
violent acts (including, but not limited to, sexual language of a violent or threatening nature directed at
another person (hereinafter including individuals, groups and entities)).
- Violating the proprietary rights of Sherpa or any other entity or person, including rights protected by
copyright, trademark, service mark, trade secret, patent, right of publicity or other proprietary law, regulation,
or intellectual property right.
- Attempting to access the accounts of others, or attempting to penetrate security measures of the systems
of Sherpa or other entities ("hacking"), whether or not the intrusion results in corruption or loss of data.
- Transmitting unauthorized or unsolicited advertising, junk or bulk e-mail ("spamming"), chain letters,
or any other form of unauthorized or unsolicited transmissions.
- Using the Site in a way that victimizes, harasses, degrades, or intimidates a person on the basis of
religion, gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, age, or disability.
- Revealing your account password to others or allowing use of your account by others.
- Introducing viruses, worms, or any other computer programs, files, or codes that are designed or intended
to disrupt, damage, or limit the functioning of the Site or of any software or hardware; or to damage or obtain
unauthorized access to any data or other information.
ACCESS AND MONITORING
You agree that Sherpa is not required to monitor, review, edit or control any Content on this Site. You further
agree that you are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password, account information and
other means of access to this Site. You are solely responsible for any use of this Site by someone using your password,
account or other identifier, as well as by someone using your computer.
THIS SITE AND ALL CONTENT OF THE SITE ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF
ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION WARRANTIES OF TITLE OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF
MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NONINFRINGEMENT OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, AND FREEDOM FROM ERRORS,
BUGS, VIRUSES, OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. YOU AGREE THAT SHERPA DOES NOT WARRANT THAT ANY INFORMATION OR CONTENT
AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH THIS SITE WILL BE ACCURATE, RELIABLE OR CORRECT; AND THAT SHERPA DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE
SITE OR ANY OF ITS CONTENT WILL BE AVAILABLE AT ANY PARTICULAR TIME OR LOCATION, OR THAT ANY DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED.
YOU ACKNOWLEDGE, BY YOUR USE OF THE SITE, THAT YOUR USE OF THE SITE AND THE INTERNET GENERALLY IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK,
THAT YOU ASSUME FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR ALL COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH ALL NECESSARY SERVICING OR REPAIRS OF ANY EQUIPMENT
YOU USE IN CONNECITON WITH YOUR USE OF OUR SITE, AND THAT SHERPA SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND
WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, AND ANY DAMAGES FROM LOSS OF
USE, DATA, OR PROFITS, OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTIONS) ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE ANY PART OF THIS SITE
OR ANY HYPERLINKED WEBSITES, EVEN IF SHERPA HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
YOU FURTHER ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT SHERPA DOES NOT WARRANT OR GUARANTEE ANY RESULTS WITH RESPECT TO ANY
EMPLOYMENT INQUIRIES OR CONTACTS MADE BY MEANS OF THIS SITE. THIS SITE IS ONLY A VENUE. IT ACTS TO FACILITATE CONTACTS
BETWEEN POTENTIAL EMPLOYERS AND EMPLOYEES. YOU AGREE THAT SHERPA IS NOT INVOLVED IN THE SCREENING, INTERVIEWING OR
CREATION OF AN EMPLOYMENT RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN EMPLOYERS AND POTENTIAL EMPLOYEES USING THIS SITE. YOU FURTHER AGREE
THAT SHERPA HAS NO CONTROL OVER THE QUALITY, ACCURACY, SAFETY OR LEGALITY OF JOBS LISTED ON THIS SITE; NOR DOES SHERPA
CONTROL THE QUALITY, ACCURACY OR LEGALITY OF INFORMATION PROVIDED BY USERS OF THIS SITE. YOU ENTER ANY EMPLOYMENT
APPLICATION PROCESS AND EMPLOYER-EMPLOYEE RELATIONSHIP AT YOUR OWN RISK.
LINKS TO OTHER WEB SITES AND SERVICES
To the extent that this Site contains links to outside services and resources, the availability and content of
which Sherpa does not control, any concerns regarding any such service or resource, or any link thereto, should be
directed to the particular outside service or resource. The inclusion of these links does not imply any association
with these sites, operators or any endorsement or approval of the services, merchandise, materials or content available
from or on these sites.
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold Sherpa harmless from and against any and all claims, damages, costs and
expenses, including attorneys' fees, arising from or related to your use of the Site.
Sherpa may terminate your use of this Site, or any services or Content provided by this Site, at any time and for
any reason at Sherpa's sole discretion and without notice to you. In such event, Sherpa may choose to remove or delete
some or all of the Content you submitted, or may keep the Content for use on the Site.
This Site and the Content thereof are displayed solely for the purpose of promoting Sherpa's products and services
available in the United States and select foreign markets. This Site is controlled and operated by Sherpa from its
offices in the Charlotte, North Carolina area. Sherpa makes no representation that this Site, its Contents, and/or
the goods and services featured herein are appropriate or available in other locations, and access to them from
territories where such use or access is illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access this Site from other
countries do so at their own initiative and risk, and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws.
You many not use or export the Site or its Content in violation of any U.S. export law or regulation.
This Agreement shall be construed in accordance with the laws of the State of North Carolina, without regard to
any conflict of law provisions. Any dispute arising under this Agreement or otherwise in connection with this Site
or any Content shall be resolved exclusively by the state and federal courts of the State of North Carolina, Mecklenburg
The information collected on this site by Sherpa is used solely for internal purposes, primarily for obtaining
information voluntarily provided by users. We currently do not share any personally identifiable information with
third parties unless specified at the time of collection or other specific authorization from you.
General information about your demographics or use of the Site may also be shared with third parties; however,
that information will not include details revealing your identity.
periodically and is subject to change by Sherpa LLC. For that reason, we encourage you to review this policy from
time to time. After any changes, continued use of this Web site confirms that you agree to the updated terms. This
privacy notice applies only to our Web site, and does not apply to other companies' or organizations' sites to which
we provide links.
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