NOV reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to change certain aspects of the Site, including the access, functionality, and content, from time to time.
3. ACCESS TO THE SITE AND USER CONDUCT
By accepting these Terms and Conditions, NOV grants you a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable license to access and use the Site solely for your personal and general informational purposes. Certain portions of the Site may contain additional terms and conditions, and you may be subject to further permissions and/or restrictions while using or accessing these portions of the Site.
As a user of this Site, you agree that you will not engage in the following conduct:
You agree that any use of the Site not expressly permitted by the Terms and Conditions is a per se breach of the Terms and Conditions, and may constitute a violation of applicable laws.
Although NOV has no obligation to monitor the Site, NOV may do so at any time and in its sole discretion. NOV reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to further limit or revoke this license, and/or terminate your access to and use of the Site (or portions thereof) at any time, without notice, and for any reason, including any possible or alleged misuse, fraud, or misconduct by you or by any person accessing or using the Site under your user name and password. NOV reserves the right to provide information obtained from your access to and use of the Site for investigations by law enforcement.
4. REGISTRATION; ACCOUNT
Certain secured portions of the Site may be reserved for users who have registered or created an account and have been authorized by NOV for secured access. Accounts are non-transferrable. You may be required to create a user name and password in connection with your account. You agree that you will not allow an unauthorized person to access or use the Site with your user name, password, or account. You agree that you will not use another person’s user name, password, or account to access or use the Site. You agree that you are solely responsible for maintaining the security and confidentiality of your password and account. You agree to notify NOV immediately of any unauthorized use of your user name, password, account or any other breach of security. NOV cannot verify that a user accessing a secured potion of the Site is the person authorized to do so, and as such you are solely liable for any and all activities that occur or are attempted under your user name, password or account, and you agree that NOV is not liable for any loss that you may incur as a result of an unauthorized person using your user name, password, or account. You acknowledge and agree that you may be held liable for losses incurred by a third party as a result of an unauthorized person using your user name, password, or account.
5. CONTENT AND LINKS
You acknowledge that you may be able to access or use third-party content or sites through your access to or use of the Site. You acknowledge that you may be able to access or use the Site through your access to or use of third-party content or sites. NOV cannot guarantee that third-party content or sites are safe to access or use, or are free from objectionable material. Different terms and conditions may apply to your access to or use of any third-party content or sites. You agree that you are solely liable for your access to or use of third-party content or sites, and you agree that NOV is not liable for your access to or use of any third-party content or sites.
Reference to any products, services, processes, or other content by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, supplier, or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation thereof by NOV.
Information. In order to access or use certain portions of the Site or enjoy the full functionality of the Site, you may be prompted by the Site to provide certain personal information, including your name, date of birth, business affiliation, address (home, business, billing, or delivery), telephone number, and email address. NOV may also collect other information provided through your access to and use of the Site, including records of your access, information submitted while using the Site, information from third parties, your domain, IP address, and certain information about your computer, device, Internet traffic and usage.
Children. The Site is not for use by children under the age of 13 years and NOV does not knowingly collect, store, share or use the personal information of children under 13 years. If you are under the age of 13 years, please do not provide any personal information, even if prompted by the Site to do so. If you are under the age of 13 years and you have provided personal information, please ask your parent(s) or guardian(s) to notify NOV and NOV will delete all such personal information.
Use of Your Information. NOV may use your personal information for the following purposes:
NOV will not sell or rent your personal information to third parties.
However, NOV may share your personal information with third parties for the following purposes:
NOV reserves the right to share any information that you provide which is not deemed personal information.
Retention of Your Information. NOV will not retain any information you provide for a period that extends beyond the purpose for which it was collected or, if required to do so by law, a legal process, legal authority, or other governmental entity having authority to make the request, for so long as required.
Security. NOV strives to safeguard and protect your personal information, and NOV utilizes and maintains certain reasonable processes, systems, and technologies to do so. However, you acknowledge that no transmission over the Internet is completely secure or error-free, and that these processes, systems, and technologies utilized and maintained by NOV are subject to compromise.
7. INVESTMENT INFORMATION & FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS
If the Site contains information which you intend to use for a potential investment decision with respect to NOV ("Investment Information"), NOV advises you to seek independent professional advice before making any investment decisions.
If the Site contains statements that constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, including those regarding future operations, costs, capital expenditures, cash flow, sales and earnings forecasts, estimates or projects ("Forward-Looking Statements"), you acknowledge such statements may involve known and unknown internal and external risks or other factors which can cause the actual result to materially differ from the express or implied content of the forward-looking statement itself. You acknowledge that NOV does not undertake to update its Forward-Looking Statements, unless required to do so under federal securities law. You are referred to documents filed by NOV with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, including the Annual Report on Form 10-K, which identify significant risk factors which could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the Forward-Looking Statements.
You agree that you are solely liable for your decisions based on Investment Information and Forward-Looking Statements.
The Site, as well as its contents and functionality are solely provided for general informational purposes. NO INFORMATION OR CONTENT, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM NOV OR THROUGH OR FROM THE SITE SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. NOV DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THE SITE OR ITS CONTENT TO BE SECURE, FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. IF YOU DOWNLOAD ANY MATERIALS FROM THE SITE, YOU DO SO AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK. THE SITE IS PROVIDED "AS IS" AND “AS AVAILABLE,” WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND; AND TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, NOV DISCLAIMS ALL SUCH WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THOSE IMPLIED CONDITIONS OR WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, AND NONINFRINGEMENT. NOV DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THE SITE OR ITS CONTENT TO BE ACCURATE, AVAILABLE, COMPLETE, RELIABLE, CURRENT, SUITABLE, OR WITHOUT ERROR OR OMISSION. YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH MATERIALS.
9. COMPLIANCE WITH APPLICABLE LAWS
10. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY; INDEMNITIES
NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING CONTAINED IN THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS TO THE CONTRARY, YOU AGREE THAT NOV, ITS LICENSORS OR OTHER PROVIDERS OF CONTENT OR FUNCTIONALITY, ITS CUSTOMERS, ASSIGNEES, SUCCESSORS, INSURERS AND ITS AND THEIR RESPECTIVE EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, CONTRACTORS, SUCCESSORS, ASSIGNEES, AND AGENTS (“NOV GROUP”) SHALL NOT BE LIABLE IN ANY RESPECT FOR ANY DAMAGES (DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, ECONOMIC, EXEMPLARY, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE) OR LOSS OF ANY NATURE ARISING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO, USE OF, INABILITY TO USE, OR RELIANCE UPON THE SITE OR ITS CONTENTS; AND YOU AGREE THAT YOU WILL RELEASE, INDEMNIFY, DEFEND AND HOLD NOV GROUP HARMLESS FROM AND AGAINST ANY AND ALL COSTS, CLAIMS, DAMAGES, LOSSES, OR OTHER LIABILITIES ARISING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO, USE OF, INABILITY TO USE, OR RELIANCE UPON THE SITE OR ITS CONTENTS, OR YOUR USE OF THE SITE IN BREACH OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OR IN VIOLATION OF LAW. NOV MAY ASSUME THE EXCLUSIVE DEFENSE AND CONTROL OF ANY MATTER FOR WHICH YOU HAVE AGREED TO DEFEND NOV, AND YOU AGREE TO ASSIST AND COOPERATE WITH NOV IN THE DEFENSE OR SETTLEMENT OF ANY SUCH MATTERS AT YOUR OWN COST.
SHOULD THIS LIMITATION OF LIABILITY BE HELD TO BE UNENFORCEABLE FOR ANY REASON, IN WHOLE OR IN PART, NOV GROUP'S AGGREGATE LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ANY REASON CONNECTED TO YOUR ACCESS TO OR USE OF THE SITE WILL IN NO EVENT EXCEED THE SUM OF $500.00 UNITED STATES DOLLARS.
THE EXCLUSIONS OF LIABILITY, RELEASES AND INDEMNITIES SET FORTH IN THIS ARTICLE 10 SHALL APPLY TO ANY COSTS, CLAIMS, DAMAGES, LOSSES, OR OTHER LIABILITIES WITHOUT REGARD TO THE CAUSE(S) THEREOF, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS, WHETHER SUCH CONDITIONS BE PATENT OR LATENT, BREACH OF REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY (EXPRESS OR IMPLIED), STRICT LIABILITY, TORT, BREACH OF CONTRACT, BREACH OF DUTY (STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE), BREACH OF ANY SAFETY REQUIREMENT OR REGULATION, OR THE NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER LEGAL FAULT OR RESPONSIBILITY OF ANY PERSON (INCLUDING THE INDEMNIFIED OR RELEASED PARTY), WHETHER SUCH NEGLIGENCE BE SOLE, JOINT OR CONCURRENT, ACTIVE OR PASSIVE.
Redress under this Article 10 shall be the exclusive remedy(ies) available to the parties hereto for the matters, costs, claims, damages, losses and other liabilities covered by such provisions. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW FOR THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, THEREFORE SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY.
11. GOVERNING LAW; JURISDICTION
All feedback, questions, requests for technical support or other communications relating to the Site, should be directed to NOV by using the "Contact Us" link at www.nov.com.