Last Modified: 06.25.2014
Accessing the Website and Account Security
Access to the Website is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend any service we provide on the Website in our sole discretion without notice. We will not be liable if for any reason all or any part of the Website is unavailable at any time or for any period. From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of the Website, or the entire Website.
Intellectual Property Rights
The entire contents of the Website (including all information, software, text, displays, images, video and audio) and the design, selection and arrangement thereof, are owned by the Company or its licensors and are protected by United States and international laws regarding copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets and other intellectual property or proprietary rights. You are permitted to use the Website for your personal, non-commercial use only or legitimate business purposes related to your role as a current or prospective customer or supplier of the Company. You must not copy, modify, create derivative works of, publicly display or perform, republish, download or store, or transmit any of the material on our site without the prior written consent of the Company, except to:
- Store copies of such materials temporarily in RAM or as are automatically cached by your Web browser for display enhancement purposes.
- Print a reasonable number of pages of the Website for a permitted use.
You must not:
- Modify the paper or digital copies of any materials from this site.
- Use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from the accompanying text.
- Delete or alter any copyright, trademark and other proprietary notices appearing on such materials.
The Company name, the terms “Surveying + Aerial Mapping + Engineering,” the Company logo and all related names, logos, product and service names, designs and slogans are trademarks of the Company or its affiliates or licensors. You must not use such marks without the prior written permission of the Company. All other names, brands and marks are used for identification purposes only and are the trademarks of their respective owners.
- In any way that violates any applicable federal, state, local and international law or regulation.
- To transmit, or procure the sending of, any advertising or promotional material, including any "junk mail", "chain letter" or "spam" or any other similar solicitation.
- To impersonate or attempt to impersonate the Company or a Company employee, another user, or person or entity (including, without limitation, the use of e-mail addresses associated with any of the foregoing).
- To engage in any other conduct that restricts or inhibits anyone's use or enjoyment of the Website, or which, as determined by us, may harm the Company or users of the Website or expose them to liability.
Additionally, you agree not to:
- Use the Website in any manner that could disable, overburden, damage, or impair the site or interfere with any other party's use of the Website, including their ability to engage in real time activities through the Website.
- Use any robot, spider or other automatic device, process or means to access the Website or use any device, software or routine that interferes with the proper working of the Website.
- Use any manual process to monitor or copy any of the material on the Website or for any other unauthorized purpose without our prior written consent.
- Introduce any viruses, trojan horses, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful.
- Attempt to gain unauthorized access to, interfere with, damage or disrupt any parts of the Website, the server on which the Website is stored, or any server, computer or database connected to the Website.
- Attack the Website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service attack.
- Otherwise attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Website.
Monitoring and Enforcement; Termination
We have the right to:
- Remove or refuse to post any User Contributions for any reason in our sole discretion.
- Disclose your identity to any third party who claims that material posted by you violates their rights, including their intellectual property rights or their right to privacy.
- Take appropriate legal action, including without limitation, referral to law enforcement, for any illegal or unauthorized use of the Website.
Without limiting the foregoing, we have the right to fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing us to disclose the identity of anyone posting any materials on or through the Website. YOU WAIVE AND HOLD HARMLESS THE COMPANY FROM ANY CLAIMS RESULTING FROM ANY ACTION TAKEN BY THE COMPANY DURING OR AS A RESULT OF ITS INVESTIGATIONS AND FROM ANY ACTIONS TAKEN AS A CONSEQUENCE OF INVESTIGATIONS BY EITHER THE COMPANY OR LAW ENFORCEMENT AUTHORITIES. However, we can neither review all material before it is posted on the Website nor ensure prompt removal of objectionable material after it has been posted. Accordingly, we assume no liability for any action or inaction regarding transmissions, communications or content provided by any user or third parties. We have no liability or responsibility to anyone for performance or nonperformance of the activities described in this paragraph.
These content standards apply to any and all User Contributions and Interactive Services. User Contributions must in their entirety comply with all applicable federal, state, local and international laws and regulations. Without limiting the foregoing, User Contributions must not:
- Contain any material which is defamatory, obscene, indecent, abusive, offensive, harassing, violent, hateful, inflammatory or otherwise objectionable.
- Promote sexually explicit or pornographic material, violence, or discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age.
- Infringe any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other intellectual property rights of any other person.
- Be likely to deceive any person.
- Promote any illegal activity, or advocate, promote or assist any unlawful act.
- Cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety or be likely to upset, embarrass, alarm or annoy any other person.
- Be used to impersonate any person, or to misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person or organization.
- Involve commercial activities and/or sales without our prior written consent, such as contests, sweepstakes and other sales promotions, barter, advertising or pyramid schemes.
- Give the impression that they emanate from us, if this is not the case.
Reliance on Information Posted
The information presented on or through the Website is made available solely for general information purposes. We do not warrant the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of this information. Any reliance you place on such information is strictly at your own risk. We disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by you or any other visitor to the Website, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.
Changes to the Website
We may update the Website from time to time, but its content is not necessarily complete or up-to-date. We may change the Website at any time with or without notice. We may suspend access to the Website, or close it indefinitely. Any of the material on the Website may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.
Information About You and Your Visits to the Website
We collect and use information about you. By using the Website, you consent to such collection and use and, as applicable, you represent and warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.
Linking to the Website
You may link to our homepage, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists. You must not establish a link from any website that is not owned by you. The Website must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of the Website other than the homepage. The website from which you are linking must comply in all respects with the Content Standards set out above. You agree to cooperate with us in causing any unauthorized framing or linking immediately to cease. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.
Links from the Website
If the Website contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your convenience only. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. If you decide to access any of the third party websites linked to this Website, you do so entirely at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for such websites.
The information contained in any e-mail from SAM, LLC and any attachments may be confidential and is intended to be reviewed only by the named recipient(s). This information is the property of Surveying And Mapping, LLC (SAM, LLC) and shall not be used, disclosed or reproduced without the express written consent of SAM, LLC. If you are not an intended recipient or an authorized representative of an intended recipient, you are hereby notified that you have received the transmittal in error, and any review, dissemination, distribution or copying of the transmittal and any attachments or the information contained therein is strictly prohibited. If you have received the transmittal and/or attachments in error, please notify the sender immediately by reply e-mail or telephone at 800-685-3501 and then delete the message, including any attachments. Our mailing address is: 4801 Southwest Parkway, Building Two, Suite 100, Austin, Texas 78735.
The owner of the Website is based in the state of Texas in the United States. We provide this Website for use only by persons located in the United States. We make no claims that the Website or any of its content is accessible or appropriate outside of the United States. Access to the Website may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. If you access the Website from outside the United States, you do so on your own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.
Disclaimer of Warranties
You understand that we cannot and do not guarantee or warrant that files available for downloading from the internet or the Website will be free of viruses or other destructive code. You are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and checkpoints to satisfy your particular requirements for anti-virus protection and accuracy of data input and output, and for maintaining a means external to our site for any reconstruction of any lost data. WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED BY A DISTRIBUTED DENIAL-OF-SERVICE ATTACK, VIRUSES OR OTHER TECHNOLOGICALLY HARMFUL MATERIAL THAT MAY INFECT YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, DATA OR OTHER PROPRIETARY MATERIAL DUE TO YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE OR TO YOUR DOWNLOADING OF ANY MATERIAL POSTED ON IT, OR ON ANY WEBSITE LINKED TO IT.
YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE, ITS CONTENT AND ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE WEBSITE, ITS CONTENT AND ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS, WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. NEITHER THE COMPANY NOR ANY PERSON ASSOCIATED WITH THE COMPANY MAKES ANY WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION WITH RESPECT TO THE COMPLETENESS, SECURITY, RELIABILITY, QUALITY, ACCURACY OR AVAILABILITY OF THE WEBSITE. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, NEITHER THE COMPANY NOR ANYONE ASSOCIATED WITH THE COMPANY REPRESENTS OR WARRANTS THAT THE WEBSITE, ITS CONTENT OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE WILL BE ACCURATE, RELIABLE, ERROR-FREE OR UNINTERRUPTED, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, THAT OUR SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS OR THAT THE WEBSITE OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE WILL OTHERWISE MEET YOUR NEEDS OR EXPECTATIONS. THE COMPANY HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT AND FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE. THE FOREGOING DOES NOT AFFECT ANY WARRANTIES WHICH CANNOT BE EXCLUDED OR LIMITED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.
Limitation on Liability
IN NO EVENT WILL THE COMPANY, ITS AFFILIATES AND ITS LICENSORS, SERVICE PROVIDERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, UNDER ANY LEGAL THEORY, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE WEBSITE, ANY WEBSITES LINKED TO IT, ANY CONTENT ON THE WEBSITE OR SUCH OTHER WEBSITES OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE OR SUCH OTHER WEBSITES, INCLUDING ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PERSONAL INJURY, PAIN AND SUFFERING, EMOTIONAL DISTRESS, LOSS OF REVENUE, LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF BUSINESS OR ANTICIPATED SAVINGS, LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF GOODWILL, LOSS OF DATA, AND WHETHER CAUSED BY TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), BREACH OF CONTRACT OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF FORESEEABLE. THE FOREGOING DOES NOT AFFECT ANY LIABILITY WHICH CANNOT BE EXCLUDED OR LIMITED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.
Governing Law and Jurisdiction
Waiver and Severability
Your Comments and Concerns
This website is operated by Surveying And Mapping, LLC, 4801 Southwest Parkway, Bldg. 2, Suite 100, Austin, Texas, 78735. All other feedback, comments, requests for technical support and other communications relating to the Website should be directed to: email@example.com.
SAM, LLC will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.
The Company strictly prohibits and will not tolerate discrimination against any applicant or employee with respect to any term, condition, or privilege of employment on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, veteran status or any other protected characteristic as established by law. This policy applies to all terms, conditions and/or privileges of employment, including without limitation hiring, placement, promotion, discipline, termination, layoff, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, training, and social and recreational programs.
The Company complies with all applicable provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended ("ADA"), and applicable state and local laws providing for non-discrimination in employment against qualified individuals with disabilities. Consistent with this policy of nondiscrimination, the Company will act in accordance with the ADA to provide reasonable accommodations to a qualified individual with a disability of which the Company has properly been made aware. Employees with a disability who believe they need a reasonable accommodation to perform the essential functions of their job should contact the Human Resources Department. On receipt of an accommodation request, management will engage in the interactive process with the employee, in accordance with the ADA, to discuss and identify the limitations resulting from the disability and possible accommodation(s).
The Company is committed to providing a work environment that is free from all forms of discrimination and conduct that can be considered harassing, coercive, or disruptive, including sexual harassment. Actions, words, jokes or comments based on an individual's sex, race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, veteran status or any other legally protected characteristic will not be tolerated. As a result, the Company specifically prohibits any form of harassment and/or discrimination, whether in person or via electronic media, by or toward any person doing business with or for the Company or on the Company's premises, including employees, contractors, suppliers or clients.
Harassment is defined as unwelcome verbal or physical comments or actions, requests for sexual favors, and/or visual, verbal, or physical conduct of any nature when: (1) submission to such conduct is made either explicitly or implicitly a term or condition of employment; (2) submission or rejection of the conduct is used as a basis for making employment decisions; or (3) the conduct has the purpose or effect of interfering with work performance or creating an intimidating, hostile or offensive work environment. This definition includes many forms of offensive behavior and also includes gender-based harassment against a person of the same sex as the alleged harasser.
The following is a partial list of harassment examples:
- Making unwanted sexual advances
- Offering employment benefits in exchange for sexual favors
- Making or threatening reprisals after a negative response to sexual
- Visual conduct that includes leering, making sexual gestures, or
- displaying suggestive objects or pictures, cartoons or posters that
- are offensive
- Verbal conduct that includes making or using derogatory
- comments, epithets, slurs, or jokes
- Verbal sexual advances or propositions
- Verbal abuse of a discriminatory or sexual nature, graphic verbal
- commentaries about an individual's body, discriminatory or sexually degrading words used to describe an individual, or suggestive or obscene letters, notes, or invitations
- Physical conduct that includes touching, assaulting, or impeding or blocking movements.
Employees who believe they have experienced or witnessed sexual or other unlawful harassment or discrimination in the workplace must report it immediately to a supervisor. If the supervisor is unavailable or it would be inappropriate to contact that supervisor, employees must immediately contact the Director of Human Resources or a member of management. Any supervisor or manager who becomes aware of possible unlawful harassment or discrimination must immediately advise the Director of Human Resources. Retaliation for reporting allegedly harassing or discriminatory conduct or other suspected violations of this policy, or for participating in an investigation of such a complaint, is prohibited.
The Company is committed to ensuring that all complaints are promptly and thoroughly investigated and that corrective action is taken as appropriate. Information learned during the investigation will be handled as confidentially as possible. All employees are expected to fully cooperate with the investigation process. Failure to cooperate or provide truthful and complete information during the investigation or found to engage in conduct prohibited by this policy, or to have filed a false report or knowingly made a false accusation under this policy may be subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment.
It is the policy of SAM Holding Company, Inc. and its Subsidiaries, including but not limited to Surveying And Mapping, LLC, SAM-Construction Services, LLC and So-Deep | SAM NC, Inc. (collectively the "SAM Companies") to comply with the regulations of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, and all other nondiscrimination laws and authorities, that include but are not limited to regulations relative to nondiscrimination in federally-assisted programs of the Department of Transportation (DOT) Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) (49 CFR , Part 21.5) and the Federal Highway Administration's Title 23 Code of Federal Regulations 200 (collectively, the "Regulations").
The SAM Companies will not participate, either directly or indirectly, in the discrimination prohibited by the Regulations. The SAM Companies will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability or low-income in the selection and retention of suppliers and subconsultants, including procurement of materials and services and in the lease of equipment. Moreover, the SAM Companies will continue to seek avenues for minority business enterprises capable of meeting or exceeding our quality, integrity and performance requirements to be afforded opportunities to perform services for or provide supplies to the SAM Companies.
In all solicitations made by the SAM Companies for work to be performed under a subcontract, including procurement of materials or services or in the lease of equipment, each potential supplier, vendor, independent contractor and subconsultant shall be notified of the contractor's obligations under the contract and the Regulations relative to nondiscrimination on the grounds of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability and low-income. The SAM Companies will include the necessary provisions in every subcontract, including procurement of materials and services and the lease of equipment, unless exempt by the Regulations, or directives issued pursuant thereto.
The SAM Companies provide for equal employment opportunity and nondiscrimination in all programs and activities in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. If you need more information or special assistance for persons with disabilities or limited English proficiency, contact Director of Human Resources at SAM Companies at 512-447-0575. Persons with hearing-and-speech impairments can contact the SAM Companies by using the Nationwide Relay Service, a toll-free telecommunication device for the deaf (TDD). Call 711 for TTY/TDD.
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