Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

PLEASE READ CAREFULLY. BY USING THIS SITE, YOU SIGNIFY YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THESE TERMS OF USE.

If you do not agree with any of the below Terms of Use, do not use this site. Innovation Central ABQ (www.abqic.com) reserves the right, at any time, to modify, alter or update these Terms of Use, and you agree to be bound by such modifications, alterations or updates.

Innovation Central ABQ Copyright Information
Innovation Central ABQ makes no representation that services or materials used in the site, including items or services offered for sale on the site and their trademarks, patents, and licensing arrangements, are appropriate or available for use in locations other than the United States. Those who choose to access this site from locations outside of the U.S. do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.

All materials posted on this site are subject to copyrights owned by the Innovation Central ABQ and other individuals or entities. Any reproduction, retransmission, downloading or republication of all or part of any document found on this site is expressly prohibited, unless Innovation Central ABQ or the copyright owner of the material has expressly granted its prior written consent to so reproduce, retransmit, or republish the material. Modification of the materials or use of the materials for any purpose other than your own personal, non-commercial use is a violation of the copyrights and other rights held by Innovation Central ABQ or its affiliates. All other rights reserved.

The names, trademarks, service marks and logos of Innovation Central ABQ appearing on this site may not be used in any advertising or publicity or otherwise to indicate Innovation Central ABQ’s sponsorship of or affiliation with any product or service, without Innovation Central ABQ’s prior express written permission.

Although the Innovation Central ABQ site includes links providing direct access to other Internet sites, Innovation Central ABQ takes no responsibility for the content or information contained on those other sites, and does not exert any editorial or other control over those other sites.

Innovation Central ABQ is providing information and services on the Internet as a benefit and service in furtherance of its mission to market Albuquerque as a convention and tourist destination. Innovation Central ABQ makes no representations about the suitability of this information and these services for any purpose.

Innovation Central ABQ Privacy Statement
Innovation Central ABQ respects the privacy of its partners and other visitors to its website. Innovation Central ABQ strongly believes that if electronic commerce and online activities are to flourish, consumers must be assured that information provided online is used responsibly and appropriately. To protect online privacy, Innovation Central ABQ has implemented the following policy.

What Information Does Innovation Central ABQ Collect?
Most information Innovation Central ABQ collects is used only to help Innovation Central ABQ better serve you, our visitors. It is our general policy to collect and store only personal information that our partners and visitors knowingly provide. If our privacy policies change, we will notify all users by e-mail or a special announcement placed on the website.

From General Users. Innovation Central ABQ does not collect any personal information from users browsing its website. Users to the public areas of Innovation Central ABQ website browse anonymously. Only aggregate data — such as the number of hits per page–are collected. Aggregate data are only used for internal and marketing purposes and do not provide any personally identifying information.
From Innovation Central ABQ partners, and Other Customers. To gain access to partners-only resources and personalization features on the Innovation Central ABQ website, partners are asked to register and provide some limited information. These data are submitted voluntarily, but are required for access to partners-only sections. Innovation Central ABQ asks users to provide their name, company name, business phone and e-mail. Similar information may be submitted to Innovation Central ABQ through partnership applications, seminar registration, publication orders and contest registrations.

How Does Innovation Central ABQ Use Data Collected?
Innovation Central ABQ uses information voluntarily submitted by partners and other customers in the following ways:

Innovation Central ABQ partner Services and Response to Visitor Inquiries. Generally, Innovation Central ABQ uses data collected to improve its own Web content; to respond to visitors’ interests, needs and preferences; and to develop new products and services. E-mail addresses and other personally identifying data about you is known to Innovation Central ABQ only when voluntarily submitted or emailed to us. We direct E-mail to visitors who provide us with their E-mail addresses for specific interests, specials, offers and other promotions fitting their indicated interests, or for notifying users that they have won one of our giveaways or sweepstakes. We may also share this information with third parties from whom we think you may want to receive information about specials or promotions based on your interests. If at any point you no longer wish to receive such communications from Innovation Central ABQ or reply as indicated that you do not want to receive any more mail from us in the mailing that you do receive online.

Disclosures to Third Parties. Innovation Central ABQ also makes partner contact information available to other partners. On occasion, Innovation Central ABQ may also provide limited data to third parties that offer products and services. Users may contact Innovation Central ABQ to express their preferences if they determine that they do not wish to have their information shared.

Consent to Use Personal Information. For the purposes of the Data Protection Act(s) 1984 and 1998 (as applicable), Innovation Central ABQ or its agents must store, host and otherwise process the information (including personal data) supplied by the User when registering for this website. Innovation Central ABQ may send such data outside the European Economic Area for processing. If you reside in the European Union, please indicate your consent that the personal information you have provided may be transferred and stored in countries outside of the EU, including the United States. User supplies as defined above when registering for the website in order to allow Innovation Central ABQ (or its designated agents) to use the information to send the User unsolicited direct mail advertisements, promotions, and solicitations for third parties’ products and services.

Credit Card Account Information. Innovation Central ABQ does not disclose credit card account information provided by its partners and customers. When partners and customers choose to pay using their credit cards, Innovation Central ABQ submits the information needed to obtain payment to the appropriate clearinghouse.

How Does Innovation Central ABQ Use Cookies?
Cookies are files that contain information created by a web server that can be stored on a User’s hard disk for use either during a particular session (“per-session” cookie) or for future use (“persistent” cookie). Innovation Central ABQ uses cookies only to facilitate automated activity, store and track passwords, determine appropriate solicitations and review navigation patterns. Cookies are not used to disseminate significant information about Users over the Internet or to analyze any information that Users have knowingly or unknowingly provided. If the user declines the attachment of any cookie, the user may not have access to the full benefits of the website. Registration enables the site to better determine users’ interest areas and provide the most relevant information.

We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads on sites on which we advertise. Third-party advertising technology (1) uses information derived from your visits to this Web site and the sites on which we advertise to serve ads to you and (2) places a unique third-party cookie or cookies on your browser. In addition, we may use Web beacons, provided by third-party advertising companies, to help manage and optimize our online advertising. Web beacons enable us to recognize a browser’s cookie when a browser visits this site, and to learn which banner ads bring users to our Web site. To “opt-out,” please visit the following websites: www.networkadvertising.org/consumer/opt_out.asp and www.doubleclick.net/us/corporate/privacy.

What Privacy Issues Arise With Links To Other Sites?
This website contains links to other web sites. Innovation Central ABQ, whether or not it has a relationship with the linked sites, has no control over and is not responsible for the privacy policies or content of such sites and disclaims all liability for any injury you experience while you are in such Linked Site.

Disclaimer:
THE MATERIALS IN THIS SITE AND ANY THIRD-PARTY SITES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. Innovation Central ABQ DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. Innovation Central ABQ DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE MATERIALS OR SERVICES ON THIS SITE WILL BE ACCURATE, RELIABLE OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THIS SITE, OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE, ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. Innovation Central ABQ DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF THE MATERIALS OR SERVICES IN THIS SITE OR IN LINKED SITES IN TERMS OF THEIR CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, TIMELINESS, RELIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE.

The material that you read in the Innovation Central ABQ site is provided solely for entertainment, promotional, and commerce purposes.

Limitation of Liability
Neither Innovation Central ABQ nor its affiliated or related entities or its vendors or content providers are responsible or liable to any person or entity whatsoever for any direct or indirect loss, damage (whether actual, consequential, punitive, special or otherwise), injury, claim, liability or other cause of any kind or character whatsoever based upon or resulting from any information or opinions provided on the Innovation Central ABQ site or from the use of, or the inability to use, Innovation Central ABQ materials or services on the site. You specifically agree that Innovation Central ABQ is not liable for any defamatory, offensive or illegal conduct of any user. If you are dissatisfied with the Innovation Central ABQ site or any materials on the site, or with any of Innovation Central ABQ Terms of Use, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the Innovation Central ABQ site.

Termination
These Terms of Use constitute an agreement, which is effective until terminated by Innovation Central ABQ, at any time, without notice. Innovation Central ABQ may terminate your right to use this site immediately without notice to you if, in the sole discretion of Innovation Central ABQ, you fail to comply with any of these Terms of Use. In the event of termination, you are no longer authorized to access the Innovation Central ABQ site. These Terms of Use constitute the entire agreement between you and Innovation Central ABQ relating to the subject matter addressed herein.

The Law that Governs this Web Site
This agreement is governed by and shall be construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New Mexico, the principal place of business of Innovation Central ABQ, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law and shall be considered by any court to have been completed in the County of Bernalillo, State of New Mexico. You agree to bring any claims exclusively in the state or federal courts of New Mexico. If any provision of these Terms of Use shall be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from this agreement and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.

Information You Submit to Innovation Central ABQ
Innovation Central ABQ welcomes your comments regarding our services, including our Internet site. However, any notes, messages, billboard postings, ideas, suggestions, or other material which you submit to Innovation Central ABQ will become property of Innovation Central ABQ and Innovation Central ABQ shall be entitled to use any kind and nature of material which you submit for any type of use forever for promotional, advertising or other business purposes, without compensation to you of any kind.

You agree to indemnify Innovation Central ABQ its officers, directors, employees, agents, distributors, vendors, and affiliates from and against any and all third party claims, demands, liabilities, costs or expenses, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, resulting from your breach of any of these terms and conditions.

What Means Of Redress Are Available?
If any User suspects Innovation Central ABQ has handled its personal information in a manner that does not comply with this privacy statement, please contact us.

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