Acceptance of Terms

Welcome to the web site (the "web site") of Blue Tree Publishing, Inc. ("Blue Tree"). On this web site, Blue Tree makes available to you a wide range of information, software, products, downloads, documents, communications, files, text, graphics, publications, content, tools, resources, and services.

PLEASE READ THE TERMS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS WEBSITE. By accessing and using this web site in any way, including, without limitation, browsing the web site, using any information, using any content, using any services, downloading any materials, and/or placing an order for products or services, you agree to and are bound by the terms of use described in this document ("Terms of Use"). IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO ALL OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CONTAINED IN THE TERMS OF USE, DO NOT USE THIS WEBSITE IN ANY MANNER. The Terms of Use are entered into by and between Blue Tree and you. If you are using the web site on behalf of your employer, you represent that you are authorized to accept these Terms of Use on your employer's behalf.

Blue Tree reserves the right, at Blue Tree's sole discretion, to change, modify, update, add, or remove portions of the Terms of Use at any time without notice to you. Please check these Terms of Use for changes. Your continued use of this web site following the posting of changes to the Terms of Use will mean you accept those changes.

Use of Materials Limitations

All materials contained in the web site are the copyrighted property of Blue Tree, its subsidiaries, affiliated companies and/or third-party licensors. All trademarks, service marks, and trade names are proprietary to Blue Tree, or its subsidiaries or affiliated companies and/or third-part licensors.

Unless otherwise specified, the materials and services on this web site are for your personal and non-commercial use, and you may not modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any information, software, products or services obtained from the web site without the written permission from Blue Tree.

Privacy Policy

Blue Tree respects your desire for privacy. Your information may be stored and processed in the United States or any other country in which Blue Tree or Blue Tree representatives and affiliates maintain facilities. This information is highly protected and is stored in a secure and controlled environment. By using this site, you consent to any such transfer of information outside of your country and you consent to the terms of our Privacy Policy. Blue Tree abides by the principles set forth in the Safe Harbor framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of data from the European Union.

Use of Software on the Web site

Any software that is made available to download from the web site ("Software") is the copyrighted work of Blue Tree and/or its suppliers. Use of the Software is governed by the terms of the end user license agreement, if any, which accompanies or is included with the Software ("License Agreement"), or as expressly stated on the web site pages accompanying the software. An end user will be unable to download or install any Software that is accompanied by or includes a License Agreement, unless he or she first agrees to the License Agreement terms.

The Software is made available for download solely for use by end users according to the License Agreement. Any use, reproduction or redistribution of the Software not in accordance with the License Agreement is expressly prohibited by law, and may result in severe civil and criminal penalties. Violators will be prosecuted to the maximum extent possible. Absent a License Agreement that accompanies the Software, use of the Software will be governed by the Terms of Use.

WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, COPYING OR REPRODUCTION OF THE SOFTWARE TO ANY OTHER SERVER OR LOCATION FOR FURTHER REPRODUCTION OR REDISTRIBUTION IS EXPRESSLY PROHIBITED, UNLESS SUCH REPRODUCTION OR REDISTRIBUTION IS EXPRESSLY PERMITTED BY THE LICENSE AGREEMENT ACCOMPANYING SUCH SOFTWARE.

THE SOFTWARE IS WARRANTED, IF AT ALL, ONLY ACCORDING TO THE TERMS OF THE LICENSE AGREEMENT. EXCEPT AS WARRANTED IN THE LICENSE AGREEMENT, BLUE TREE, INC. HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THE SOFTWARE, INCLUDING ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.

FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE, BLUE TREE MAY MAKE AVAILABLE AS PART OF THE SERVICES OR IN ITS MATERIALS OR SOFTWARE PRODUCTS, TOOLS AND UTILITIES FOR USE AND/OR DOWNLOAD. BLUE TREE DOES NOT MAKE ANY ASSURANCES WITH REGARD TO THE ACCURACY OF THE RESULTS OR OUTPUT THAT DERIVES FROM SUCH USE OF ANY SUCH TOOLS AND UTILITIES. YOU SHALL RESPECT THE INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS OF OTHERS WHEN USING THE TOOLS AND UTILITIES MADE AVAILABLE ON THE SERVICES OR IN BLUE TREE SOFTWARE PRODUCTS.

RESTRICTED RIGHTS LEGEND. Any Software which is downloaded from the web site for or on behalf of the United States of America, its agencies and/or instrumentalities ("U.S. Government"), is provided with Restricted Rights. Use, duplication, or disclosure by the U.S. Government is subject to restrictions as set forth in subparagraph (c)(1)(ii) of the Rights in Technical Data and Computer Software clause at DFARS 252.227-7013 or subparagraphs (c)(1) and (2) of the Commercial Computer Software - Restricted Rights at 48 CFR 52.227-19, as applicable. Manufacturer is Blue Tree Publishing, Inc., 8927 192nd Street S. W. , Edmonds, WA 98026.

Use of Documents and Publications on the Web site

Except as expressly prohibited on this web site, you are permitted to view, copy, print and distribute publications and documents within this web site (such as FAQ's, white papers, data sheets, press releases and so on), subject to your agreement that: a) your use of the information is for informational, personal, and non-commercial purposes only, b) you will not modify the documents, publications or graphics, c) you will not copy or distribute graphics separate from their accompanying text and you will not quote materials out of their context, d) you will display the below copyright notice and other proprietary notices on every copy you make, and e) you agree that Blue Tree may revoke this permission at any time and you shall immediately stop your activities related to this permission upon notice from Blue Tree. Use for any other purpose is expressly prohibited by law, and may result in severe civil and criminal penalties. Violators will be prosecuted to the maximum extent possible.

The permission above to use documents and publications does not include permission to copy the design elements, look and feel, or layout of this web site Those elements of the web site are protected by law, such as trade dress, trademark, unfair competition, and other laws and may not be copied or imitated in whole or in part. No logo, graphic, sound or image from the web site may be copied or retransmitted unless expressly permitted by Blue Tree.

EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY PROVIDED OTHERWISE, BLUE TREE AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY OF THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE DOCUMENTS AND PUBLICATIONS AND RELATED GRAPHICS PUBLISHED ON THE WEBSITE FOR ANY PURPOSE. EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY PROVIDED OTHERWISE, ALL SUCH DOCUMENTS AND RELATED GRAPHICS ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY PROVIDED OTHERWISE, BLUE TREE AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THIS INFORMATION, INCLUDING ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL BLUE TREE AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER TORTIOUS ACTION, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF INFORMATION AVAILABLE FROM THE WEBSITE.

THE DOCUMENTS AND RELATED GRAPHICS PUBLISHED ON THE SERVICES COULD INCLUDE TECHNICAL INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY ADDED TO THE INFORMATION HEREIN. BLUE TREE AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR CHANGES IN THE PRODUCT(S) AND/OR THE PROGRAM(S) DESCRIBED HEREIN AT ANY TIME WITHOUT NOTICE.

Disclaimers and Other Notices on the User of the Web site

EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY PROVIDED OTHERWISE, ALL INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, DOCUMENTATION, MATERIALS, SERVICES AND PUBLICATION ARE PROVIDED "AS-IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND AND BLUE TREE HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. IN ADDITION, EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY PROVIDED OTHERWISE, BLUE TREE DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTIES OF NON-INFRINGEMENT, TITLE, OR QUIET ENJOYMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL BLUE TREE AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER TORTIOUS ACTION, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE, USE OR PERFORMANCE OF SOFTWARE, DOCUMENTS, MATERIALS, PUBLICATIONS, PROVISION OF OR FAILURE TO PROVIDE SERVICES, OR INFORMATION AVAILABLE FROM THE WEBSITE.

EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY PROVIDED OTHERWISE, YOU ASSUME ALL RISKS CONCERNING THE SUITABILITY AND ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION WITHIN THE WEBSITE, MATERIALS, PUBLICATIONS AND DOCUMENTS. THE WEBSITE, MATERIALS, PUBLICATIONS AND DOCUMENTS MAY CONTAIN TECHNICAL INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. BLUE TREE ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR AND DISCLAIMS ALL LIABILITY FOR ANY SUCH INACCURACIES, ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THE WEBSITE, MATERIALS, PUBLICATIONS AND DOCUMENTS AND IN ANY OTHER REFERENCE.

BLUE TREE MAY MAKE CHANGES TO THE WEBSITE, INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, WEBSITE, DOCUMENTS, PUBLICATIONS, PRICES, TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS, PRODUCT OFFERINGS AND ANY OTHER INFORMATION AND MATERIALS ON THE WEBSITE AT ANY TIME AND WITHOUT NOTICE.

THE WEBSITE, DOCUMENTS AND PUBLICATIONS ARE DISTRIBUTED INTERNATIONALLY AND MAY CONTAIN REFERENCES OR CROSS-REFERENCES TO BLUE TREE PRODUCTS, PROGRAMS, AND SERVICES THAT HAVE NOT BEEN ANNOUNCED OR AVAILABLE IN YOUR COUNTRY. SUCH REFERENCES DO NOT IMPLY THAT BLUE TREE INTENDS TO ANNOUNCE SUCH PRODUCTS, PROGRAMS, OR SERVICES IN YOUR COUNTRY. CONSULT YOUR LOCAL BLUE TREE BUSINESS CONTACT FOR INFORMATION REGARDING THE PRODUCTS, PROGRAMS AND SERVICES WHICH MAY BE AVAILABLE TO YOU.

THE WEBSITE CONTAINS LINKS TO THIRD-PARTY SITES WHICH ARE NOT UNDER THE CONTROL OF BLUE TREE AND BLUE TREE IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CONTENTS ON ANY LINKED SITE OR ANY LINK CONTAINED IN A LINKED SITE, OR ANY CHANGES OR UPDATES TO SUCH SITES. BLUE TREE IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR WEBCASTING OR ANY OTHER FORM OF TRANSMISSION RECEIVED FROM ANY LINKED SITE. BLUE TREE IS PROVIDING THESE LINKS TO YOU ONLY AS A CONVENIENCE, AND THE INCLUSION OF ANY LINK DOES NOT IMPLY THAT BLUE TREE ENDORSES OR ACCEPTS ANY RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE CONTENT ON SUCH THIRD-PARTY SITES.

Accounts and Security

If any of the services on the web site requires you to open an account, you must complete the registration process by providing us with true, current, complete and accurate information as prompted by the applicable registration form, and you will maintain and promptly update such information to keep it true, current, complete and accurate. You also will choose a password and a user name. You are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and account. Furthermore, you are entirely responsible for any and all activities that occur under your account. You agree to notify Blue Tree immediately of any unauthorized use of your account or any other breach of security. Blue Tree will not be liable for any loss that you may incur as a result of someone else using your password or account, either with or without your knowledge. However, you could be held liable for losses incurred by Blue Tree or another party due to someone else using your account or password. You may not use anyone else's account at any time, without the permission of the account holder. You acknowledge and agree that certain services may provide password-restricted access to customer information such as names and certain terms of your contracts. By using this web site and registering for such services, you consent to Blue Tree's display of such information via the services and accept all risks of unauthorized access to such information. If you provide any information that is false, inaccurate, out of date, or incomplete, or Blue Tree has reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is false, inaccurate, not current, or incomplete, Blue Tree may suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the services or any portion thereof. You are responsible for all costs and charges, including without limitation, phone charges and telecommunications equipment, that you incur in order to use the services.

No Unlawful or Prohibited Use

As a condition of your use of the web site, you will not use the web site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices. You may not use the Services in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair any Blue Tree server, or the network(s) connected to any Blue Tree server, or interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of the web site You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to services, materials, other accounts, computer systems or networks connected to any Blue Tree server or to the web site, 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 web site

Use of Services on the Web site

Use any material or information, including images or photographs, which are made available through the web site in any manner that infringes any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, or other proprietary right of any party.

Upload files that contain viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancelbots, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another's computer or property of another.

Falsify or delete any copyright management information, such as author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded.

Violate any applicable laws or regulations.

Use any Blue Tree domain name as a pseudonymous return email address for any communications that you transmit from another location or through another service.

Transmit unsolicited or bulk communications to any Blue Tree account holder or to any bluetreepublishing.com or affiliated email address (regardless of whether you use the web site to transmit any such communication).

Blue Tree reserves the right to terminate your access to this web site at any time, without notice, for any reason whatsoever.

Blue Tree reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as Blue Tree deems necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in Blue Tree's sole discretion.

Materials Provided to Blue Tree or Posted to the Web site

Unless otherwise specified, Blue Tree does not claim ownership of the materials you provide to Blue Tree (including, without limitation, information, ideas, concepts, techniques, feedback, data, questions, comments and suggestions, or the like) or post, upload, input or submit to the web site or its associated services for review by Blue Tree, the general public, and/or by the members of any public or private community (each a "Submission" and collectively "Submissions"), and such Submissions shall be deemed not to be confidential. However, by posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting ("Posting") your Submission you are granting Blue Tree, its affiliated companies and necessary sub licensees permission to use your Submission in connection with the operation of their businesses (including, without limitation, all Blue Tree services), including, without limitation, the license rights to: copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, modify, translate and reformat your Submissions; to publish your name in connection with your Submission; develop, manufacture, and market products incorporating such ideas, concepts, or techniques, and the right to sublicense such rights to any supplier of the services and/or materials on the web site

No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of your Submission, as provided herein. Blue Tree is under no obligation to post or use any Submission you may provide and Blue Tree may remove any Submission at any time in its sole discretion.

By Posting a Submission you warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to your Submission as described in these Terms of Use including, without limitation, all the rights necessary for you to provide, post, upload, input or submit the Submissions.

In addition to the warranty and representation set forth above, by Posting a Submission that contain images, photographs, pictures or that are otherwise graphical in whole or in part ("Images"), you warrant and represent that (a) you are the copyright owner of such Images, or that the copyright owner of such Images has granted you permission to use such Images or any content and/or images contained in such Images consistent with the manner and purpose of your use and as otherwise permitted by these Terms of Use and the web site, (b) you have the rights necessary to grant the licenses and sublicenses described in these Terms of Use, and (c) that each person depicted in such Images, if any, has provided consent to the use of the Images as set forth in these Terms of Use, including, by way of example, and not as a limitation, the distribution, public display and reproduction of such Images. By Posting Images, you are granting (a) to all members of your private community (for each such Images available to members of such private community), and/or (b) to the general public (for each such Images available anywhere on the web site, other than a private community), permission to use your Images in connection with the use, as permitted by these Terms of Use, of any of the services or materials on the web site (including, by way of example, and not as a limitation, making prints and gift items which include such Images), and including, without limitation, a non-exclusive, world-wide, royalty-free license to: copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, modify, translate and reformat your Images without having your name attached to such Images, and the right to sublicense such rights to any supplier of the services and/or materials on the web site No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of your Images.

You acknowledge that Blue Tree does not pre-screen Submissions, but that Blue Tree and its designees have the right (but not the obligation) in their sole discretion to block or restrict access to or the availability of, or to disable, any Submissions that is available via the web site Without limiting the foregoing, Blue Tree and its designees may disable, restrict access to or the availability of, any Submissions that violates the Terms of Use or is otherwise objectionable. You must evaluate, and bear all risks associated with, the use of any Submissions, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of such Submissions.

You understand that all Submissions, whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, are the sole responsibility of the person from whom such Submissions originated. This means that you, and not Blue Tree, are entirely responsible for all Submissions that you upload, post, provide, input, submit, or otherwise transmit via the web site Blue Tree does not control the Submissions posted via the web site and, as such, does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such Submissions. You understand that by using the web site, you may be exposed to Submissions from others that are offensive, indecent or objectionable.

Notices and Procedures for Making Claims of Copyright Infringement

Blue Tree will investigate notices of copyright infringement and take appropriate actions under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, Title 17, United States Code, Section 512(c)(2) ("DMCA"). Pursuant to the DMCA, written notification of claimed copyright infringement must be submitted to the following Designated Agent for this web site:

Service provider(s):

Blue Tree Publishing, Inc.

Name of agent designated to receive notification of claimed infringement:

Robert O’Brien

Full address of designated agent to which notification should be sent:

8927 192nd Street S. W.
Edmonds, WA 98026

Telephone number of designated agent:

(425) 210-4743 - Mon-Fri 8:00am to 5:00pm PST

Facsimile number of designated agent:

(425) 697-7155

E-mail address of designated agent:

info@bluetreepublishing.com

To be effective, the Notification must include the following:

A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site.

Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to locate the material.

Information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to contact the complaining party, such as an address, telephone number, and if available, an electronic mail address at which the complaining party may be contacted.

A statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.

A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

Unsolicited Idea Submission Policy

BLUE TREE OR ANY OF ITS EMPLOYEES DO NOT ACCEPT OR CONSIDER UNSOLICITED IDEAS, INCLUDING IDEAS FOR NEW ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS, NEW PROMOTIONS, NEW PRODUCTS OR TECHNOLOGIES, PROCESSES, MATERIALS, MARKETING PLANS OR NEW PRODUCT NAMES. PLEASE DO NOT SEND ANY ORIGINAL CREATIVE ARTWORK, SAMPLES, DEMOS, OR OTHER WORKS. THE SOLE PURPOSE OF THIS POLICY IS TO AVOID POTENTIAL MISUNDERSTANDINGS OR DISPUTES WHEN BLUE TREE'S PRODUCTS OR MARKETING STRATEGIES MIGHT SEEM SIMILAR TO IDEAS SUBMITTED TO BLUE TREE. SO, PLEASE DO NOT SEND YOUR UNSOLICITED IDEAS TO BLUE TREE OR ANYONE AT BLUE TREE. IF, DESPITE OUR REQUEST THAT YOU NOT SEND US YOUR IDEAS AND MATERIALS, YOU STILL SEND THEM, PLEASE UNDERSTAND THAT BLUE TREE MAKES NO ASSURANCES THAT YOUR IDEAS AND MATERIALS WILL BE TREATED AS CONFIDENTIAL OR PROPRIETARY.

Spam E-mail and Postings

You agree that Blue Tree would be irreparably harmed by the use, by you or others, of the web site or facilities in connection with the transmission of spam newsgroup postings or unsolicited e-mail in violation of these Terms of Use, and that Blue Tree is entitled to obtain injunctive relief against any such transmission (in addition to all other remedies available at law or in equity). Blue Tree reserves the right to block, filter or delete unsolicited e-mail.

Indemnity

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold Blue Tree, and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, co-branders, partners, and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your Submissions, your use of the web site, including any use by your employees, your connection to the web site, your violation of the Terms of Use, or your violation of any rights of another.

Advertisements and Promotions

Blue Tree may run advertisements and promotions from third parties on the web site The manner, mode and extent of advertising by Blue Tree is subject to change. Your correspondence or business dealings with, or participation in promotions of, advertisers other than Blue Tree found on or through the web site, including payment and delivery of related goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such advertiser. Blue Tree is not responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as the result of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of such non-Blue Tree advertisers on the web site

Copyright and Trademark Information

COPYRIGHT NOTICE: Copyright © 2000–2019 Blue Tree Publishing, Inc., 8927 192nd Street S. W., Edmonds, WA 98026 USA. All Rights Reserved. Use, duplication, or disclosure by the United States Government is subject to the restrictions set forth in DFARS 252.227-7013(c)(1)(ii) and FAR 52.227-19.

TRADEMARKS: All product names and logos on this web site are trademarks of Blue Tree Publishing Inc., its subsidiaries, affiliates, licensors or joint venture partners. Unless expressly permitted by Blue Tree in writing any use of these trademarks or other materials is expressly prohibited. Any unauthorized use may constitute a violation of copyright, trademark law or other industrial property rights.

The names of actual companies and products mentioned herein and/or third-party trademarks, trade names and logos contained herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners. The example companies, organizations, products, domain names, email addresses, logos, people and events depicted herein are fictitious. No association with any real company, organization, product, domain name, e-mail address, logo, person, or event is intended or should be inferred. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.

General Information

The Terms of Use constitute the entire agreement between you and Blue Tree and govern your use of the web site, superseding any prior agreements between you and Blue Tree on the subject matter (including, but not limited to, any prior versions of the Terms of Use). Notwithstanding the prior provision, to the extent, and only to the extent, that any terms set forth in this Terms of Use expressly contradicts any terms of a prior written agreement between you and Blue Tree in effect as of the date of your use of the web site and specifically regarding your use of the web site ("Executed Agreement"), such contradictory terms set forth in the Executed Agreement shall govern. You also may be subject to additional terms and conditions that may apply when you use other Blue Tree services, third-party content or third-party software. You must not assign or otherwise transfer the Terms of Use nor any right granted hereunder.

Washington State law and controlling U.S. federal law govern any action related to the Terms of Use, without regard to the principles of choice of law. The parties specifically disclaim the U.N. Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods.

Blue Tree controls and operates this web site from its headquarters in various locations in the United States of America and makes no representation that this web site is appropriate or available for use in other locations. If you use this web site from other locations, you are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws including but not limited to the export and import regulations of other countries.

You acknowledge and agree that material on this web site is subject to the U.S. Export Administration Laws and Regulations. Diversion of such material contrary to U.S. law is prohibited. You agree that none of the material on this web site, nor any direct product therefrom, is being or will be acquired for, shipped, transferred, or re-exported, directly or indirectly, to proscribed or embargoed countries or their nationals, nor be used for nuclear activities, chemical biological weapons, or missile projects unless authorized by the U.S. Government. Proscribed countries are set forth in the U.S. Export Administration Regulations. Countries subject to U.S. embargo are: Cuba, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Syria, and Sudan. This list is subject to change without further notice from Blue Tree, and you must comply with the list as it exists in fact. You certify that you are not on the U.S. Department of Commerce's Denied Persons List or affiliated lists or on the U.S. Department of Treasury's Specially Designated Nationals List. You agree to comply strictly with all U.S. export laws and assume sole responsibility for obtaining licenses to export or re-export as may be required.

The failure of Blue Tree to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms of Use does not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision of the Terms of Use to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties' intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the Terms of Use remain in full force and effect. Regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of the web site or the Terms of Use must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred. The section titles in the Terms of Use are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect.