Schlumberger and its affiliate companies make available information materials and products on this web-site (“Website”), subject to the following terms and conditions. By accessing this Website, you agree to the terms and conditions as outlined in this legal notice. Schlumberger reserves the right to change these terms and conditions from time to time at its sole discretion.
Schlumberger Ocean Website Use Agreement Terms and Conditions
Use of this Website located at www.ocean.slb.com or any other website hosted by Schlumberger or its affiliate companies is subject to the terms and conditions of use (the “Agreement”) contained herein and set forth below. By using the Website, you:
· understand and intend that this Agreement is legally binding, and the equivalent of a signed, legal contract;
· will use all Schlumberger Services and the Website generally, in a manner consistent with applicable laws and regulations and in accordance with any terms and conditions of this Agreement, as may be amended from time to time; and
· understand and accept that you have received the Agreement and its terms and conditions, and acknowledge and demonstrate that you can access the Agreement and any disclosures or disclaimers on the Website.
If you do not agree with the terms and conditions of this Agreement, DO NOT use the Website. You should be aware that the public portions of the Website are subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement. This Agreement will always be available for your review at the “Terms and Conditions” link accessible from the www.ocean.slb.com.
Copyrights, Trademarks, and Permissions
You acknowledge that Schlumberger or third parties granting rights to Schlumberger hold title to all materials on this Website, which are the copyrighted works of Schlumberger or the third parties, with all rights reserved. Such materials include but are not limited to design, text, graphics, files, photographs, video and audio clips, and the selection and arrangement thereof. Schlumberger authorizes you to view and use the Website with the following restrictions: 1) use must be solely for your personal informational and noncommercial use; 2) downloading is limited to one electronic or hard copy of limited portions; 3) each page downloaded must include this copyright statement displayed in a prominent position: '© Schlumberger. All rights reserved.'; 4) materials cannot be modified, forwarded, displayed, distributed, performed, or published in any media without the prior written permission of Schlumberger. You may not frame or use framing techniques to enclose any portion of this Website without the express written consent of Schlumberger.
You may not use meta tags or any other hidden text using the Schlumberger name or trademarks and service marks without the express written consent of Schlumberger.
No commercial use of the information on or under this Website is licensed or permitted. The use of automated systems (robots, spiders, or any other data-mining or similar data-gathering and extraction tools) to access, acquire, or download information on this Website is expressly prohibited where such systems are employed in connection with commercial objectives, or in a fashion that directly or indirectly violates the privacy interests of any individual. The word 'Schlumberger,' the Schlumberger logo, and the products and services described in this Website are either trademarks, trade names, or service marks of Schlumberger and its licensors, or are the property of their respective owners. These marks may not be copied, imitated, or used, in whole or in part, without the express prior written permission of Schlumberger or their respective owners, and then with the proper acknowledgments. In addition, page headers, custom graphics, button icons, and scripts may be service marks, trademarks, or trade dress of Schlumberger, and may not be copied, imitated, or used, in whole or in part, without the prior written permission of Schlumberger.
Contact Schlumberger with queries regarding these issues.
Registration Information, Privacy and Personalization
If you are registering for the Website chat services, you will be required to select a chat name which will be displayed when you post your messages or participate in any live classes or forums. Schlumberger reserves the right to refuse to grant you a Chat Name at the Website if Schlumberger, in its sole discretion, determines that the Chat Name is or may be illegal, protected by a trademark, copyright or other legal proprietary right, is vulgar, obscene or offensive in any way or may cause confusion to other participants in the Schlumberger Chat Room services arena.
Unauthorized Use of Your Registration
You are not allowed to give anyone else your login and password for them to access this Website. If you believe that someone has used your registration information to access the Website without your authorization please contact us immediately at www.ocean.slb.com.
Feedback; Confidential Information; Privacy
Schlumberger does not want to receive any confidential information or proprietary information from any user through this Website. Any information or material sent by you to or posted on the Website not belonging to Schlumberger will not be deemed or treated as confidential. By sending Schlumberger any information or material, you grant Schlumberger an unrestricted, irrevocable license to use, reproduce, display, perform, modify, transmit and distribute those materials or information and you agree that Schlumberger is free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques that are sent to Schlumberger for any purpose.
You also acknowledge that in order to access and use information materials, products and/or services on this Website Schlumberger may ask you to provide certain identifying and contact information (“Personal Data”) which may be used by Schlumberger to get in touch with you via one of Schlumberger’s local sales representatives.
Export Control Laws; Restricted Rights Legend
The export, re-export, or other sharing of software or information from this Website to or with certain countries may be restricted under the export controls and economic sanctions laws and regulations of the United States of America, European Union (including the national laws and regulations of its Member States), or other applicable jurisdictions (including, without limitation, the U.S. Export Administration Regulations, 31 C.F.R. §§ 730-774, the U.S. economic sanctions regulations, 31 C.F.R. Ch. V, the International Traffic in Arms Regulations, 22 C.F.R. §§ 120-130, and European Council Regulation No. 428/2009 of 5 May 2009). The software and documentation on this Website also are restricted for export or re-export to persons or entities designated under the U.S. Department of Treasury’s Specially Designated Nationals List, the U.S. Department of Commerce Denied Person’s List and Entity List, and other restricted parties lists published by the United States, European Union, and the governments of other jurisdictions.
You hereby represent and warrant that you are responsible, in downloading, accessing or sharing any software or information on this Website, for complying with all applicable trade control regulations of the United States of America and any other country having proper jurisdiction.
Third Party Materials and Website Links
The Website may contain references and links to third party websites, which are NOT under the control of Schlumberger. Schlumberger makes no representations or warranties whatsoever about any other website to which you may have access through the Website, including without limitation any site whose services may be described or offered on the Website.
Schlumberger Forum/Chat Room Services - Conduct Guidelines
You agree to review and abide by the Forum rules outlined herein. As part of these rules, you understand that the posting of messages that are posted for illegal purposes or that transmit information that is unlawful, harassing, invasive of another person’s privacy, harmful, vulgar, obscene or otherwise objectionable, may result in removal of messages, termination of your registration at no liability to Schlumberger, or legal action.
Neither Schlumberger, nor its affiliates or employees, endorse or assume any responsibility for or guarantee the accuracy, currency, completeness or usefulness of information in or of any material in the Schlumberger Forum. You should exercise all discretion before relying on any information in the messages, since it may be incorrect or misleading. You agree that to the extent you rely on any information posted within the Website Forum, you do solely at your own risk and that neither Schlumberger nor any of its affiliate companies, or agents shall be liable.
You are prohibited from violating or attempting to violate the security of this Website, including without limitation:
· Accessing data not intend for such user or logging into a server or account which you are not authorized to access;
· Attempting to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of a system or network or to breach security or authentication measures without proper authorization;
· Attempt to interfere with service to any user, host or network, by any means including but not limited to, via means of submitting a virus or “Trojan Horse” to this page, overloading, “flooding” “mail bombing” or crashing”; or generally any material that contains computer code, files or programs which are intended to interrupt, limit or interfere with the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;
· Sending unsolicited electronic mail, including promotions or advertising of products or services. Violations of these security rules may result in civil or criminal liability. Schlumberger and its affiliates have the right to investigate occurrences that they suspect as involving such violations and will have the right to involve, and cooperate with, law enforcement authorities in prosecuting users who are involved in such violations.
You agree not to upload, post, reproduce or distribute any information, software, or other material protected by copyright or any other intellectual property right (as well as rights of publicity and privacy) without first obtaining the permission of the owner of such rights. You agree not to collect or store personal data about other users. You agree not to use any of the Schlumberger services for any commercial purposed not expressly provided in this Agreement or other agreement entered into with Schlumberger. You will not upload, post e-mail or otherwise transmit any advertising or promotional material including without limitation “junk mail” “surveys”, “spam”, “chain letters” “pyramid schemes”, or any other form of solicitation or unauthorized communication.
Your License to Schlumberger
Any communications or material of any kind that you e-mail, post or otherwise transmit to Schlumberger through the Website, including data, questions, comments or suggestions, including improvements or recommended modifications (your “Communications”) to the Website will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary. You hereby grant a license to Schlumberger to reproduce, disclose, transmit, publish, broadcast, or post your Communications either on the Website or elsewhere with no liability or obligation to you. Schlumberger is free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques contained in your Communications for any purposes, including but not limited to, developing and marketing products using or containing such information.
Use of Third Party Service Providers
Schlumberger may use third party service providers to assist in providing any Schlumberger services with or without notice to you (each a “Third Party Provider”). Schlumberger may also change the Third Party Provider or may itself provide any service without the assistance of such third party. You consent and authorize Schlumberger to delegate the authorizations you provide to Schlumberger to its Third Party Service Provider(s) as Schlumberger deems necessary or desirable to provide the applicable Schlumberger services to you. You agree that the terms and conditions of this Agreement including any of warranty disclaimers and liability disclaimers included herein, inure to the benefit of such Third Party Service Providers and such Third Party Service Providers shall be deemed to be a third party beneficiary of this Agreement.
Security of Data Transmissions
Electronic communications through the Website may not be encrypted. You acknowledge that there is a risk that data, including e-mail, electronic and wireless communications and personal data, may be accessed by unauthorized third parties, when communicated between you and Schlumberger and you and other parties.
Monitoring by Schlumberger
Schlumberger, its parent, affiliates and agents are entitled but not obligated to review or retain your Communications. We and our Third Party Service Providers may monitor your Communications to evaluate your compliance with this Agreement. You agree that such monitoring will not entitle you to any cause of action or other right to respect to the manner in which Schlumberger or its Third Party Providers monitor your Communications and enforce or fail to enforce the rules and guidelines of this Agreement.
Warranties and Disclaimers
EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY PROVIDED OTHERWISE IN AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU AND SCHLUMBERGER, OR ANY OF ITS AFFLIATES, ALL INFORMATON AND SOFTWARE ON THE WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. SCHLUMBERGER ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THE INFORMATION OR SOFTWARE OR OTHER DOCUMENTS WHICH ARE REFERENCED BY OR LINKED TO THIS WEBSITE.
ALTHOUGH SCHLUMBERGER TRIES TO PROVIDE ACCURATE AND TIMELY INFORMATION THROUGH THIS WEBSITE, THERE MAY BE INADVERTANT OR FACTUAL INACCURACIES AND TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. SCHLUMBERGER RESERVCES THE RIGHT TO MAKE CHANGES AND CORRECTION AT ANY TIME, WITHOUT NOTICE. THE INFORMATION PROVIDED THROUGH THE WEBSITE IS PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE”. SCHLUMBERGER DOES NOT WARRANT THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS OR TIMELINESS OF THE INFORMATION, TEXT, GRAPHICS, LINKS OR OTHER ITEMS CONTAINED ON THE WEBSITE. SCHLUMBERGER DOES NOT PROVIDE ANY GUARANTEE AGAINST THE POSSIBLITY OF DELETION, MIS-DELIVERY, OR FAILURE TO STORE COMMUNCIATIONS, PERSONALIZED SETTINGS, OR OTHER DATA. SCHLUMBERGER SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ALL LIABILITY FOR ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN OR THE MISUSE OR MISINTERPRETATION OF ANY INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THE WEBSITE. SCHLUMBERGER MAY CHANGE INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THE WEBSITE AT ANY TIME AND MAKES NO COMMITMENT TO UPDATE THE INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THE WEBSITE. YOU ASSUME THE ENTIRE RISK AS TO THE USE OF THE WEBSITE.
FURTHERMORE, SCHLUMBERGER MAKES NO WARRANTIES REGARDING ANY SERVICES THAT MAY BE PROVIDED THROUGH THE WEBSITE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY SUPPORT SERVICES. SCHLUMBEGER AND ITS PARENT, AFFILIATES, AND AGENTS (INCLUDING ITS THIRD PARTY SERVICE PROVIDERS) DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, ACCURACY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE WEBSITE IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER OR OTHER ELECTRONIC SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM SCHLUMBEGER OR THROUGH OR FROM THE WEBSITE WILL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THESE TERMS.
This Website can be accessed from other countries around the world and may contain references to Schlumberger products, services and programs that may not be available in a specific country. These references do not imply that Schlumberger intends to announce or provide these products, services or program in any particular country.
Limitation of Liability and Indemnification
YOU AGREE TO INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS SCHLUMBERGER AND ITS AFFILIATES, AGENTS, EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS AND ANY THIRD PARTY SERVICE PROVIDERS HARMLESS FROM ANY CLAIM, DEMAND, LOSS, COSTS OR EXPENSE, INCLUDING ATTORNEY’S FEES MADE BY ANY PERSON ARISING OUR OF YOUR VIOLATION OF THIS AGREEMENT, STATE OR FEDERAL LAWS OR REGULATIONS OR ANY OTHER PERSONS RIGHTS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO INFRINGEMENT OF ANY COPYRIGHT OR VIOLATION OF ANY PROPRIETARY OR PRIVACY RIGHT.
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO A NEGLIGENT ACT, WILL SCHLUMBER OR ITS PARENT, AFFILIATES, AGETNS, EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS OR THIRD PARTY SERVICE PROVIDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE WEBSITE OR ANY SERVICE RELATED THERETO, EVEN IF ANY SUCH PARTY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY THEREOF.
IN NO EVENT WILL SCHLUMBERGER, OR ITS THIRD PARTY SERVICE PROVIDER BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY TORT, CONTRACT OR ANY OTHER LIABILITY ARISING IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF THE WEBSITE OR ANY SERVICE RELATED THERETO OR RELIANCE ON ANY INFORMATION OR SERVICES PROVIDED BY SCHLUMBERGER. SCHLUMBERGER, ITS PARENT AND ITS THIRD PARTY SERVICE PROVIDERS WILL UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES BE LIABLE TO YOU AND/OR ANY THIRD PARTY, REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OF ACTION, FOR ANY LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSESS, OR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, EVEN IF SCHLUMBERGER, ITS PARENT, OR ITS THIRD PARTY SERVICE PROVIDERS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, RESULTING FROM: (1) THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE WEBSITE OR ANY SERVICES PROVIDED THEREON (2) THE TIMELINESS, DELETION, MISDELIVERY, OR FAILURE TO STORE ANY USER DATA, COMMUNICATIONS OR PERSONALIZATION SETTINGS; (3) THE COST OF GETTING SUBSTITUTE GOODS AND SERVICES RESUTLING FROM ANY PRODUCTS, DATA, INFORMATION OR SERVICES PURCHASED OR OBTAINED OR MESSAGES RECEIVED OR TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO THROUGH OR FROM THE WEBSITE (4) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA (5) STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANYONE ON THE WEBSITE (6) THE USE, INABILITY TO USE, UNAUTHORIZED USE, PERFORMANCE OR NON-PERFORMANCE OF ANY THIRD PARTY, EVEN IF THE THIRD PARTY HAS BEEN ADVISED PREVIOUSLY OF THE POSSBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES (7) OR ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO THE WEBSITE. YOU AGREE THAT YOU WILL NOT IN ANY WAY HOLD SCHLUMBERGER, ITS PARENT, AFFILIATE COMPANIES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS AND EMPLOYEES OF SAME, FOR ANY SELECTION OR RETENTION OF, OR THE ACTS OR OMISSIONS OF THIRD PARTIES, IN CONNECTION WITH THE WEBSITE.
When you visit the Website, automated tools log information about each of your visits. This information is processed in the aggregate to determine site performance issues, such as popular pages, most frequently downloaded forms (if applicable) and other site performance characteristics. By accessing this Website you agree that Schlumberger may use this information for internal purposes.
Governing Law and Jurisdiction
By accessing this Website, you agree and Schlumberger agrees that all matters relating to your access to, or use of, this Website, shall be governed by the statutes and laws of England, without regard to the conflicts of laws principles thereof. Website user and Schlumberger also agree to submit any dispute with respect to such matters to arbitration to be conducted in London under the Rules of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce. Schlumberger makes no representations that materials located on the Website are appropriate or available for use in other locations and accessing them from territories where their contents are 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 local laws.