Terms of Service

Legal notice

thePlatform LLC and its affiliated companies (“thePlatform”) are providing the information either in or accessible through this site (“Materials”) as a service to customers, vendors, suppliers and other interested parties for informational purposes only. Copies may be downloaded only subject to the provisions below. By either accessing or downloading Materials from it, User agrees to be bound by all of the terms of this Agreement; should User not agree, do not access the site or download materials from it. “User” means an individual user accessing this site.

Ownership of materials

thePlatform owns, reserves and retains all proprietary rights, including copyrights, to this site and its materials; they are protected from copying or distribution under national and international copyright laws and treaties throughout the world.

License; restrictions on use

User is granted a nonexclusive, nontransferable, limited license to access, download and use Materials for non-commercial internal purposes only, subject to this Agreement. This is a license, not a transfer of title, and User may not, without thePlatform’s prior written permission: (i) modify the Materials or use them for any commercial purpose or any public display, sale or rental; (ii) remove any copyright or other proprietary notices from the Materials; or (iii) sell or transfer the Materials to another. User agrees to prevent any unauthorized copying, distribution or publication of Materials. thePlatform may terminate this license at any time if User violates any term of this Agreement, upon which User will immediately destroy any Materials in its possession or control. User agrees to indemnify, defend and hold harmless thePlatform from any damages, losses, costs or expenses which thePlatform, its employees and authorized representatives may incur as a result of User’s use or dissemination of any Material in violation of this Agreement.


If you access a link on this site to any site operated by a third party, you do so entirely at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with all applicable laws. thePlatform is not responsible for the content of any third party site and does not make any representations or warranties, express or implied, with respect to any link or content on linked sites and shall not be liable for any damages or injury arising there from. If you want to link to thePlatform, please contact us at marketing@thePlatform.com. Unless approved in advance by thePlatform, you may not link to thePlatform or create any frames at any other sites pertaining to any of the content located at thePlatform. This site has been specifically designed by thePlatform and its unique appearance is protected by applicable laws. Users may not display any link to our site in such a manner so as to give the viewer the impression that thePlatform is responsible for the content on such site, or link to this site any site containing inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful content or information that violates any applicable intellectual property, proprietary, privacy or publicity rights. thePlatform reserves the right to terminate any link or permission to link at any time.

Other limitations on liability

Although we have tried to ensure that all Materials are complete and correct, thePlatform does not guarantee or warranty their completeness or accuracy, or results to be obtained from using them or this site, for any purpose. Materials and any products or services they describe are offered for technically qualified personnel at their discretion and risk, without warranty of any kind. thePlatform does not assume responsibility for any injury or damage which may result directly or indirectly from the use of Materials or products they describe.

thePlatform makes no warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose or use with respect to this site, Materials, or products described in them, which are provided on an “as is basis”; any use of them is at User’s sole risk. Under no circumstances shall thePlatform be liable to User or to anyone else for any indirect, consequential, special, or punitive or exemplary damages (including, but not limited to, loss of profits) arising from the use of this site, Materials or products or services described in them.

Trademark information

The following are trademarks or registered trademarks of thePlatform LLC in the United States and/or other countries: thePlatform, thePlatform for Media, thePlatform “logo” and thePlatform media publishing system. thePlatform trademarks and service marks may be used publicly with permission only from thePlatform. All other trademarks, service marks and trade names are property of their respective owners.


User agrees that if a court of competent jurisdiction finds any part of this Agreement void or unenforceable, the rest of it should be enforced and the court should use its authority to amend it in order to fulfill the stated purposes of this Agreement to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Applicable laws

This site is operated by thePlatform from within the United States of America. thePlatform makes no representation that the Materials are appropriate or available for use in other locations, and access to them from territories where their contents are illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access this site from other locations do so at their own risk and are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. User may not use or transfer the Materials in violation of US export or other law and regulations. Any claim relating to the Materials shall be governed by the Law of the State of Delaware.

Further information

For further information on this web site, contact thePlatform at +1 (206) 436-7900 or marketing@thePlatform.com.