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Privacy Policy and Non Disclosure Agreement

Personal information collection

Users can generally visit my site without revealing any personally identifiable information. However, in certain sections of the site(s), warren d smith may, among other things, invite users to participate in surveys, register for an event, submit a resume, download a whitepaper, participate in a webcast, questionnaire or contests, contact warren d smith with questions or comments or request information, provide warren d smith with feedback, participate in chat or message boards, or complete a profile or registration form. Due to the nature of these activities, warren d smith may collect personally identifiable information such as: your name, address, email address, phone number, date of birth, username, password, language choice, time zone, employment title and company information or other payment information, credit history information, tax identification number and reseller identification number; and other information that you voluntarily transmit with your communication to us.

Additionally, warren d smith may collect personally identifiable information about users that users provide to warren d smith when users contact warren d smith or that users voluntarily post in blogs, chat rooms, forums, message boards available from the site and other users will be able to see any information that users post to such forums. warren d smith also may collect the foregoing personally identifiable information about users from our third party affiliates or partner companies and from marketing or advertising companies that provide warren d smith with such information as a part of their relationship with warren d smith. warren d smith also may collect information about users, the data users upload to the Services and general use of the Site and Services through direct use of the Site.

Children's Privacy

warren d smith recognizes the privacy interests of children. This site is not intended for children under the age of 13. warren d smith does not target its services or site to children under 13. warren d smith does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13.

Cookies

warren d smith may use small text files called cookies to improve overall site experience. A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user's hard drive containing information about the user. Cookies generally do not permit us to personally identify you.

Aggregate Information

The site may track the total number of visitors to the Site, the number of visitors to each page of the site, browser type, IP addresses, External Web Site (defined below) linked to, and warren d smith may analyze this data for trends and statistics in the aggregate, but such information will be maintained, used and disclosed in aggregate form only and it will not contain personally identifiable information.

Disclosure

warren d smith may provide users’ personally identifiable information and the data generated by cookies and the aggregate information to the vendors and service agencies that warren d smith may engage to assist in providing warren d smith products and Services. warren d smith will only disclose user’s personally identifiable information if warren d smith reasonably believes we are required to do so by law, regulation or other government authority. warren d smith will not sell a user’s personally identifiable information to any company or organization; except that warren d smith may transfer a user’s personally identifiable information to a successor entity upon a merger, consolidation or other corporate reorganization in which warren d smith participates or to a purchaser of all or substantially all of warren d smith assets to which this site relates.

Links to Third Party Site(s)

The site(s) may provide links to other websites or resources over which warren d smith does not have control. Such links do not constitute an endorsement by warren d smith of those external website(s). User acknowledges that is providing these links to users only as a convenience, and further agrees that warren d smith is not responsible for the content of such external web site(s). Use of external website(s) is subject to the terms of use and privacy policies located on the linked to external web site(s).

Mutual Non Disclosure Agreement

MUTUAL NONDISCLOSURE AGREEMENT By completing the referred form, you agree to THIS AGREEMENT on the date provided between Warren Smith having offices at 42956 Gotham Way, Ashburn, VA 20147 (“Warren Smith”), and the named party in the referred form.

1. Purpose. The Parties hereto wish to explore a business relationship (the “Relationship”) in connection with which each Party may disclose its Confidential Information to the other.

2. Definition of Confidential Information. “Confidential Information” means any information, technical data or know-how, including, but not limited to, that which relates to research, product plans, products, new product ideas, works in progress, services, contracts and prospective contractual relations, customers, licensees, licensors, suppliers, personnel, markets, software, computer programs and programming methods, databases, methods of data collection and analysis, developments, inventions, processes, designs, drawings, engineering, hardware configuration information, marketing, finances or pending or threatened litigation of the disclosing Party, which Confidential Information is designated to be confidential or proprietary or is reasonably understood to be confidential or proprietary. Confidential Information does not include information, technical data or know-how which (i) is in the possession of the receiving Party at the time of disclosure as shown by the receiving Party’s files and records immediately prior to the time of disclosure, (ii) prior to or after the time of disclosure becomes part of the public knowledge or literature other than as a result of any improper action or inaction of the receiving Party, (iii) is or was obtained by the receiving Party from a third party with no duty not to disclose, (iv) has been independently developed by the receiving Party without reference to the Confidential Information of the disclosing Party as shown by the receiving Party’s files and records, (v) is approved by the disclosing Party, in writing, for release, or (vi) is required to be disclosed by applicable law or proper legal, governmental or other competent authority.

3. Nondisclosure of Confidential Information. Each Party agrees not to use any Confidential Information disclosed to it by the other Party for its own use or for any purpose other than to carry out discussions concerning, and the undertaking of, the Relationship. Neither Party will disclose any Confidential Information of the other Party to third parties. Each Party agrees that it will take all reasonable measures, and at least those measures it takes with respect to its own Confidential Information, to protect the secrecy of and avoid disclosure or use of the Confidential Information of the other Party. Each Party shall assume all responsibility for its use of the Confidential Information of the other Party and shall only disclose such Confidential Information to its officers, directors, employees, and agents who have a need to know and are bound by appropriate obligations of confidentiality to the disclosing Party.

4. Return of Materials. Any materials or documents that have been furnished in connection with the Relationship and all copies thereof in any medium whatsoever will be returned or destroyed, at the disclosing Party’s option, by the receiving Party within ten (10) days after (i) discussions about the Relationship or a Relationship have been terminated or (ii) upon written request. The receiving Party shall promptly provide written confirmation of the return and/or destruction of such materials or documents if so requested by the disclosing Party.

5. No License, Intellectual Property Rights, Warranty or Reliance. Nothing in this Agreement is intended to grant any license or rights under any patent, copyright, trademark, trade secret or other intellectual property right of either Party. Neither Party makes any warranty by this Agreement or is obligated to enter into any further agreement with the other Party.

6. Term. All commitments herein shall survive any termination of the discussions about a Relationship or a Relationship between the Parties, and shall continue for two (2) years following the date of this Agreement.

7. Governing Law. This Agreement shall be governed by and construed and enforced in accordance with the internal laws of the State of Maryland, and shall be binding upon the Parties to this Agreement in the United States and worldwide. The federal and state courts within the State of Maryland shall have exclusive jurisdiction to adjudicate any dispute arising out of this Agreement.

8. Remedies. Each Party agrees that its obligations provided in this Agreement are necessary and reasonable in order to protect the disclosing Party and its business, and each Party expressly agrees that monetary damages would be inadequate to compensate the disclosing Party for any breach by the receiving Party of its covenants and agreements set forth in this Agreement. Accordingly, each Party agrees and acknowledges that any such violation or threatened violation will cause irreparable injury to the disclosing Party and that, in addition to any other remedies that may be available, in law, in equity or otherwise, the disclosing Party shall be entitled to obtain injunctive relief against the threatened breach of this Agreement or the continuation of any such breach by the receiving Party, without the necessity of posting a bond or proving actual damages.

9. Miscellaneous. This Agreement shall be binding upon and for the benefit of the undersigned Parties, provided that this Agreement or the Confidential Information of either Party may not be assigned without the other Party’s prior written consent. Failure to enforce any provision of this Agreement shall not constitute a waiver of any term hereof. If any provision herein is held to be invalid it shall not invalidate the remainder of this Agreement. This Agreement may be modified only in a writing signed by both Parties.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, this Mutual Nondisclosure Agreement is executed as of the date referred to in the form.

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