1. Terms and Conditions.
The following terms and conditions (collectively "Terms")
apply to all visitors to or users of this web site ("Site").
PLEASE READ THESE TERMS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SITE.
USING THIS SITE INDICATES THAT YOU ACCEPT THESE TERMS. IF
YOU DO NOT ACCEPT THESE TERMS, DO NOT USE THIS SITE. American
Backplane Inc. ("American Backplane") reserves the
right to change these Terms at any time by updating this posting.
You should visit this page from time to time to review the
current Terms associated with use of the Site because they
are binding on you. Certain provisions of these Terms may
be superseded by expressly designated legal notices or terms
located on particular pages at this Site. American Backplane
Inc. reserves the right to seek all remedies available by
law and in equity for violations of any of these Terms.
2. Scope of License
All materials and information published on this Site ("Materials")
are protected by copyright, and any unauthorized use of any
such Materials may violate copyright, trademark, and other
laws. The Materials are provided by American Backplane Inc.
as a service to its customers and suppliers, and may be used
for informational purposes only. American Backplane Inc. hereby
authorizes you to download one copy of the Materials found
on this Site on a single computer for your personal, non-commercial
internal use. This is a license, not a transfer of title,
and is subject to the following restrictions: you may not:
(a) modify the Materials or use them for any commercial purpose,
or any public display, performance, sale or rental; (b) decompile,
reverse engineer, or disassemble software Materials except
and only to the extent permitted by applicable law; (c) remove
any copyright or other proprietary notices from the Materials;
or (d) transfer the Materials to another person. You agree
that any copy of these Materials shall retain all copyright
and other proprietary notices in the same form and manner
as on the original, and agree to prevent any unauthorized
copying of the Materials. American Backplane Inc. may terminate
this license at any time if you are in breach of these Terms.
Upon termination, you will immediately destroy the Materials.
EXCEPT AS SPECIFICALLY PERMITTED ABOVE, NO PORTION OF THE
INFORMATION ON THIS SITE MAY BE REPRODUCED IN ANY FORM, OR
BY ANY MEANS, WITHOUT PRIOR WRITTEN PERMISSION FROM AMERICAN
BACKPLANE INC. VISITORS OR USERS ARE NOT PERMITTED TO MODIFY,
DISTRIBUTE, PUBLISH, TRANSMIT OR CREATE DERIVATIVE WORKS OF
ANY MATERIAL FOUND ON THIS SITE FOR ANY PUBLIC OR COMMERCIAL
3. Compliance With Applicable Laws; Export Control Laws.
User access to this Site is governed by all applicable federal,
state and local laws. All information available on the Site
is subject to U.S. export control laws and may also be subject
to the laws of the country where you reside. You hereby agree
not to use the Materials in violation of any such law. All
American Backplane Inc. products and publications are commercial
in nature. Use duplication, or disclosure by the United States
Government is subject to the restrictions set forth in DFARS
252.227-7013 and FAR 52.227-14 et seq. Use of the Materials
by the Government constitutes acknowledgment of American Backplane
Inc.'s proprietary rights in them.
THE MATERIALS ARE PROVIDED (AND THIS SITE IS MADE AVAILABLE)
"AS IS" WITHOUT ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY
OF ANY KIND INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NONINFRINGEMENT
OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, OR FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
AMERICAN BACKPLANE INC. DOES NOT WARRANT THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS
OF THE MATERIALS, AND MAKES NO COMMITMENT TO UPDATE THE MATERIALS
CONTAINED HEREIN. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW,
IN NO EVENT SHALL AMERICAN BACKPLANE INC. OR ITS SUPPLIERS
BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION,
DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION OR LOSS
OF INFORMATION) ARISING OUT OF (I) YOUR USE, YOUR INABILITY
TO USE, OR ANY RESULT OF YOUR USE OF THIS SITE OR ANY SITES
THAT ARE LINKED TO OR FROM THIS SITE, (II) YOUR USE (OR RELIANCE
ON ANY) OF THE MATERIALS CONTAINED IN THIS SITE OR ANY SITE
LINKED TO OR FROM THIS SITE OR (III) UNAUTHORIZED DISTRIBUTION
OR DISCLOSURE OF CUSTOMER OR SUPPLIER MATERIALS, WHETHER RESULTING
FROM ACCESS TO ANY SECURE OR PASSWORD PROTECTED AREA OF THIS
SITE OR OTHERWISE. THIS LIMITATION OF LIABILITY WILL APPLY
TO ANY CLAIM WHETHER THE CLAIM IS BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT,
WARRANTY OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND REGARDLESS OF WHETHER
AMERICAN BACKPLANE INC. HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY
OF SUCH DAMAGES. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION
OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE
ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IF YOUR
USE OF THE MATERIALS FROM THIS SITE RESULTS IN THE NEED FOR
SERVICING, REPAIR OR CORRECTION OF EQUIPMENT OR DATA, YOU
ASSUME ALL COSTS THEREOF.
The trademarks, logos and service marks ("Marks")
displayed on this Site are the property of American Backplane
Inc. or other third parties. Users are not permitted to use
these Marks without the prior written consent of American
Backplane Inc. or such third party which may own the Mark.
"American Backplane" is a registered trademark of
American Backplane Inc. Corporation.
This Site may contain information and disclosures of products,
methods or other technology which may be the subject of intellectual
property protection owned by American Backplane Inc.. Notwithstanding
anything to the contrary herein contained, nothing on this
Site is to be construed as granting any license whatsoever,
by implication or otherwise, to any intellectual property.
Any unauthorized access or attempted access to any password
protected information on this Site or any attempt to circumvent
access restrictions or any other security measures is expressly
6. Disclosure; Forward-Looking Statements.
Some of the information on this Site may contain information
that can be considered forward-looking statements regarding
future events or the future financial or technical performance
of American Backplane Inc. You should bear in mind that these
statements and information are predictions which involve risks
and uncertainties, and that the actual events or results may
differ materially from the predictions. The words "believe,"
"estimate," "expect," "intend,"
"anticipate" and similar expressions and variations
of such expressions identify certain of such forward-looking
statements, which speak only as of the dates on which they
were made. The Company undertakes no obligation to publicly
update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as
a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.
The information contained in the press releases accessible
through this Site should be viewed as accurate only on the
date such press release is rendered; changes in circumstances
could have occurred since the date of such press release that
might materially affect the information contained therein.
Nothing on this Site should be construed as constituting an
offer to sell, or the solicitation of an offer to buy, any
securities, and nothing on this Site should be relied upon
in connection with any investment decision.
With the exception of (i) information provided in connection
with our login and password system found elsewhere on our
Site or (ii) any resume sent to us via this Site, any material,
information or other communication you transmit or post to
this Site ("Communication") will be considered non-confidential
and non-proprietary. You acknowledge that American Backplane
Inc. will have no obligation with respect to any Communication,
and you grant American Backplane Inc. an unrestricted, irrevocable,
world-wide, royalty-free license to use, copy, modify, perform,
display, distribute, transmit and create derivative works
from any such Communication for any and all commercial or
non-commercial purpose. You are prohibited from posting or
transmitting to or from this Site any unlawful, threatening,
libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, or other material
that would violate any law. Information provided under Sections
(i) and (ii) above is governed by American Backplane Inc.'s
8. Links to Third Party Sites
This Site may provide links or references to other sites originating
from other companies, individuals or organizations ("Third
Party Sites"). American Backplane Inc. does not control
any Third Party Site, has no responsibility for the content
of any Third Party Site (including but not limited to the
accuracy or reliability of any information, data, opinions,
advice or statements made therein) and shall not be liable
for any damages or injury arising from the content of any
Third Party Site. American Backplane Inc. provides these links
merely as a convenience and the inclusion of such links does
not imply an endorsement. American Backplane Inc. reserves
the right to terminate any link or linking program at any
A cookie is a small data file that certain web sites write
to your hard drive when you visit them. A cookie file can
contain information such as a user ID that the site uses to
track the pages you've visited, but the only personal information
a cookie can contain is information you supply yourself. A
cookie can't read data off your hard disk or read cookie files
to track user traffic patterns. We do this in order to determine
the usefulness of Site information to our users and to see
how effective our navigational structure is in helping users
reach that information. American Backplane Inc. does not correlate
this information with data about individual users, nor does
it share this information or sell it to any third party.
If you prefer not to receive cookies on Site, you can set
your browser to warn you before accepting cookies and refuse
the cookie when your browser alerts you to its presence. You
can also refuse all cookies by turning them off in your browser.
Certain password protected and secure areas of this Site may
not work properly with cookies disabled. If you prefer not
to receive cookies you should not use those password protected
and secure areas of the Site.
10. Access to Password Protected/Secure Areas
Access to and use of password protected and/or secure areas
of the Site is restricted to authorized users only. Unauthorized
individuals attempting to access these areas of the Site may
be subject to prosecution.
Although American Backplane Inc. takes precautions to maintain
the security of the Materials included in all password protected
and secure areas of this Site, it cannot guarantee that such
Materials cannot be accessed by unauthorized users. In accordance
with Paragraph (4) above, American Backplane Inc. is not liable
for any disclosure of such Materials, including but not limited
to any confidential or sensitive Materials relating to any
This Site is controlled by American Backplane Inc. from its
offices within the United States of America. American Backplane
Inc. makes no representation that Materials in the site are
appropriate or available for use in other locations, and access
to them from territories where their content is illegal is
prohibited. Those who choose to access this Site from other
locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible
for compliance with applicable local laws.
American Backplane Inc.'s obligations with respect to its
products and services are governed solely by the agreements
it enters into with its customers and vendors, and those obligations
are not governed by the information found on this Site.
Use of this site indicates you accept these Terms. All pages,
content and design © Copyright 2001, American Backplane
Inc.. All Rights Reserved Worldwide. General comments or questions
regarding contents, access, appearance and navigation of this
website should be directed to the Webmaster