Terms & Conditions

The Survey Group, Inc. ("TSG" or "we"), the developer of www.thesurveygroup.com, is providing you with access to its Web pages, including access to content, discussion forums, and other information appearing here (the "Web Site"). By completing the registration form and using the Web Site, you are agreeing to the following terms and conditions. IF YOU DO NOT ACCEPT THESE TERMS OF USE, YOU ARE NOT PERMITTED TO USE THE WEB SITE.

RELIANCE ON INFORMATION PROVIDED. This Web Site is designed to provide general information in regard to the subject matter covered. It is not intended to provide personalized guidance or advice.

LIMITATIONS ON USE. You will not copy, post, adapt, or reverse engineer the Web Site content, interactive features, tools, or technology without an express written license from TSG.

DISCUSSION FORUMS. You will not post abusive, threatening, harassing, infringing or defamatory material; advertising material; or material that directly solicits business or attempts to recruit employees.

LINKS; REFERENCES. This Web Site contains hyperlinks to Web sites operated by parties other than TSG. These links are provided for your convenience and reference only. TSG does not control these sites and is not responsible for their contents. Our inclusion of these links does not imply any association with these sites' operations or any endorsement or approval of the services, merchandise, materials or contents available from or on these sites.

This Web Site also contains descriptions of and references to products, services, and firms. These references do not imply endorsement of those products, services or entities. Under no circumstances shall TSG be liable for any loss or damage caused by a user's relying on or being exposed to information obtained from or contained on the Web Site. It is the user's responsibility to evaluate the information, advice, or other content available through the Web Site, and any products, services or firms referenced here.

GENERAL DISCLAIMERS. WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS, OR AGAINST INFRINGEMENT. Your only remedy for any failures or other problems with the Web Site is to cease using it and to report the problem to us. We will evaluate your report but make no promise that all reported problems will be corrected.

TSG has taken reasonable security precautions regarding the electronic transmission of data and communications. However, we cannot guarantee that this data will not be intercepted. You agree that TSG has no duty to confirm or verify the authority or propriety of any information or instructions given to it by any user of or visitor to the Web Site, and that TSG may assume proper authority for, and act without liability upon, any instructions it receives.

Some states do not allow the disclaimer of implied warranties so the above disclaimers may not apply to you in all instances.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY. Neither TSG nor any of its staff, consultants, contractors, or third-party content providers shall be liable for damages arising out of or in connection with the use of this Web Site. This is a comprehensive limitation of liability and UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL TSG OR ANY PARTY INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING OR DISTRIBUTING THE WEB SITE BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE WEB SITE, including, but not limited to, damages due to: loss of data, income or profit; loss of or damage to property; claims of third parties; reliance by a user on information obtained from TSG or any linked site; errors, omissions or interruptions; deletion of files or email; defects, viruses, delays in operation or transmission or any failure of performance; communications failure; and theft, destruction, or unauthorized access to TSG's records, programs or services. You agree that this paragraph shall apply to all content, merchandise, and services available through the Web Site.

TRADEMARKS. The terms "The Survey Group", "Survey Sense" and other marks and logos displayed at the Web Site (excluding those identified as the property of third parties), are trademarks and service marks of TSG and may not be used without its express written permission.

COPYRIGHT. The Web Site content, including all text, images, logos, icons, and software, are the property of TSG or its suppliers and protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. The reproduction, modification, distribution, transmission, display, performance, or other use of such materials except as expressly permitted by TSG is strictly prohibited.

COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT POLICY. It is TSG's policy to respond promptly to claims of copyright infringement, and to remove, or disable access to, infringing material. If you believe that any of the content or materials appearing on this Web Site contain infringing materials or infringing property, please send a notice to the contact information shown below.

Your notice should contain the following: a physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner ("claimant"); identification of the copyrighted work claimed to be infringed; identification of the content or material claimed to be infringing; a reference or link to the infringing material or activity, or the subject of the infringing activity, including information to enable us to locate that material or reference; the address, telephone number or email address of the claimant; a statement that the claimant has a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and a statement that the information in the notice is accurate and, under penalty of perjury, that the claimant is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

MODEL CDA MINOR ACCESS. Parental control protections (such as computer hardware, software, or filtering services) are commercially available that may assist you in limiting access to material that is harmful to minors. If you are interested in learning more about these protections, information is available at http://www.worldvillage.com/family/parental.html as well as a number of other Internet sites that provide information on this form of protection.

APPLICABLE TERMS AND LAWS. TSG operates its business and Web Site from its headquarters in Massachusetts. As such, the laws of Massachusetts will govern these terms and conditions, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of laws. We reserve the right to make changes to our Web Site and these disclaimers, terms and conditions at any time (including the imposition of fees for access to the Web Site or use of certain services), by any reasonable form of notice (including posting or emailing notices of change); and your continued use of the Web Site after such notice shall constitute acceptance of these modifications.

OUR ADDRESS AND CONTACT INFORMATION. If you wish to communicate with us about these Terms of Use and Conditions, your experience with our Web Site, or for other reasons, please contact us at the following address:

The Survey Group
One Van de Graaff Drive, Suite 402
Burlington, MA 01803
Phone: 781-345-7500