Terms & Conditions

JCCPlans Web Site Terms of Use and Conditions

J. Connor Consulting, Inc. (“JCC”) maintains this site in an attempt to provide you with comprehensive information on oil spill response plans. In addition this site can be used to update information pertaining to your company’s (“you”) plan. JCC requires that all the visitors to our site(s) on the Internet (the “site”) adhere to the following rules and regulations.

JCC reserves the right to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the site for any reason, at its sole discretion, with or without notice to you. JCC likewise may change the Terms and conditions from time to time with or without notice to you. You agree to review the Terms periodically to ensure that you are aware of any modifications. Your continued access or use of the site after the modifications have become effective will be deemed your conclusive acceptance of the modified Terms.

Acceptance of Terms of Use and Conditions

By accessing and using this Web site you agree to be bound by the following Terms of Use and Conditions and all Terms and conditions contained and/or referenced herein or any additional Terms and conditions set forth on this Web site and all such terms will be deemed accepted by you. Please read them carefully. If you do NOT agree to all these Terms of Use, you should NOT use this Web site.

General Information

Unauthorized use of JCC’s JCCPlans Web site and systems, including, but not limited to, unauthorized entry into the JCCPlans system by users that have not paid for access, misuse of passwords, or misuse of any other information, is strictly prohibited and may result in additional costs to your company or termination of use. You may not use this Web site in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair any JCC site or service. You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to any JCC site or service, computer systems, or networks connected to any JCC site or service, through hacking, password mining, or any other means. You agree that you will not engage in any activities related to the Web site that are contrary to applicable laws or regulations.

Although care has been taken to ensure the accuracy of the information on this Web site, JCC assumes no responsibility therefor. The information and materials on this Web site may contain typographical errors or inaccuracies. JCC reserves the right, in its sole discretion, without any obligation and without any notice requirement, to change, improve, or correct the information, materials, and descriptions on this Web site and to suspend and/or deny access to this Web site for scheduled or unscheduled maintenance, upgrades, improvements, or corrections. Any dated information is published as of its date only, and JCC does not undertake any obligation or responsibility to update or amend any such information that is the sole responsibility of you to update. JCC may discontinue or change any service described in or offered on this Web site at any time.

You agree that you will not use any robot, spider, other automatic device, or manual process to monitor or copy our Web pages or the content contained herein without our prior expressed written permission. You agree that you will not use any device, software, or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Site or any transaction being conducted on our site.

You agree to abide by all applicable local, state, national, and international laws and regulations in your use of the site. Our site is available only to individuals who are permitted to use it under applicable law. If you do not have permission to use this site, please do not do so. You agree to be solely responsible for your actions and contents of your transmissions through the site. You agree not to impersonate any person or entity or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your identity or affiliation with a person or company. You agree not share passwords and user ids with any person or persons not authorized by JCC to use this site.

You agree that JCC may terminate your password, account, or use of the site in JCC's sole discretion for any reason. All notices you give to JCC must be in writing and will be made either by email or conventional mail. In addition, JCC may post notices or links to notices through the site to inform you of changes to the Terms, the site, or other matters of importance.

You agree that all access and use of the site and its contents is at your own risk. By using the site, you acknowledge that JCC specifically disclaims any liability for any direct, indirect, incidental, common law, statutory, regulatory, consequential, compensatory, punitive, or special damages arising out of or in any way connected with your access to or use of the site, (even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages) including, but no limited to, any liability associated with any viruses which may infect your computer or your company's network. While every effort has been made to ensure material on the site is free of viruses JCC is not responsible or liable for any viruses transmitted through the Internet.

Proprietary Rights

JCC, the JCC logo, and other JCC trademarks and service marks referenced herein are trademarks and service marks of JCC. The names of other actual companies, government agencies, and third-party products or services mentioned herein may be the trademarks or service marks of their respective owners. You are prohibited from using any marks for any purpose including, but not limited to use as metatags on other pages or sites on the World Wide Web without the written permission of JCC or such third party which may own the marks.

Copyright of the JCCPlans and all other proprietary rights in the content rest with JCC. All rights in the content not expressly granted herein are reserved. Except as otherwise provided, the content published on this Web site may be reproduced or distributed in unmodified form for commercial use only, and it is understood that hard copies of the JCCPlans are only valid for the publication date. Any other use of the content, including without limitation distribution, reproduction, modification, display, or transmission without the prior written consent of JCC is strictly prohibited. All copyright and other proprietary notices will be retained on all reproductions.

Security and Privacy Policy

This security and privacy policy constitutes a part of the Terms and Conditions of the JCCPlans Web Site. The Terms and Conditions, including this Privacy Policy, may be amended by JCC at any time by posting the amended Terms and Conditions on the site.

Collection and Use of Information

There are a number of areas in the JCCPlans Web site where we ask for and collect information about you. Where we do, it is in order to serve you better, or is necessary to accomplish the service you are requesting. Examples include membership information (which may include name, address, email, telephone number, and company specific information), security identifiers, and shipping information. Information provided to this site is processed and stored on computers at JCC.

From time to time, to better serve our members and to supplement member dues, the information in the JCCPlans, in part or as a whole, is used to inform you about JCC services, products, conferences, meetings, and events. You may opt-out of this by requesting it in writing to JCC.

Use of Cookies

Cookies are implemented in various parts of the JCCPlans site. In most instances, the use of Cookies is discretionary by you, and declining Cookies will usually result only in loss of certain conveniences such as session continuity and re-authentication during current or future sessions. It is the policy of JCC that cookies do not carry any of your personal information (name, email address, credit card, etc.) or identification/password-type data that allows access to such personal information on JCC servers.

JCC Web Server Security

All of the JCC Web servers throughout the main network are registered through Verisign as secure servers using industry-standard certificate techniques. This enables all communication between our servers to be verified when services are requested between our computers.

All of the personal information collected from you on the Site, including names, addresses, are stored behind a "firewall," and defenses have been erected to seek to enhance the protection of your information from outside attack by hackers and curious visitors.

Protection of Your Access Rights and Authentication

The user name and password will be used to authenticate you when you enter privileged services that are offered by JCC. After authentication, the service being requested will be allowed based on your current status in the JCCPlans or specific electronic services for which you have registered.

Further Information

Direct all questions or comments to the appropriate person found in the Contact Us area of this site.