Shingo Insight Terms and Conditions of Use

Last Updated December 7, 2015

Welcome to Shingo Insight, the Shingo Cultural Assessment Tool. The Shingo Institute and its associates provide their services to you subject to the following conditions. If you take the survey, you accept these conditions. Please read them carefully.

Privacy

Please review our Privacy Notice, which also governs your participation in the survey, to understand our practices.

Electronic Communications

When you visit shingo.org or send e-mails to us, you are communicating with us electronically. You consent to receive communications from us electronically. We will communicate with you by e-mail and Shingo Insight interface. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.

Copyright

All content included in Shingo Insight, such as text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips, digital downloads, data compilations, and software, is the property of the Shingo Institute or its content suppliers and protected by international copyright laws. The compilation of all content on this site is the exclusive property of the Shingo Institute, with copyright authorship for this collection by the Shingo Institute, and protected by international copyright laws.

Trademarks

The Shingo Institute’s trademarks and trade dress may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not the Shingo Institute’s, in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among customers, or in any manner that disparages or discredits the Shingo Institute. All other trademarks not owned by the Shingo Institute that appear on this site are the property of their respective owners, who may or may not be affiliated with, connected to, or sponsored by the Shingo Institute.

License and Site Access

The Shingo Institute grants you a limited license to access and make personal use of Shingo Insight and not to download or modify it, or any portion of it, except with express written consent of the Shingo Institute. This license does not include any resale or commercial use of Shingo Insight or its contents: any collection and use of any product listings, descriptions, or prices: any derivative use of Shingo Insight or its contents: any downloading or copying of account information for the benefit of another merchant: or any use of data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction tools. Shingo Insight or any portion of Shingo Insight may not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, visited, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose without express written consent of the Shingo Institute. You may not frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo, or other proprietary information (including images, text, page layout, or form) of the Shingo Institute and our associates without express written consent. You may not use any meta tags or any other "hidden text" utilizing the Shingo Institute’s name or trademarks without the express written consent of the Shingo Institute. Any unauthorized use terminates the permission or license granted by the Shingo Institute. You may not use any Shingo Institute logo or other proprietary graphic or trademark without express written permission.

Your Participation

If you participate in Shingo Insight, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your responses to the survey. The Shingo Institute will adhere to its privacy policy as stated. The Shingo Institute and its associates reserve the right to refuse service, terminate accounts, remove or edit content, or cancel orders in their sole discretion.

Reviews, Content Comments, Emails, and Other

The Shingo Institute and its associates are not responsible for how you or your organization use the feedback received as a result of the Shingo Insight survey.

Product Descriptions

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY Shingo Insight IS PROVIDED BY THE SHINGO INSTITUTE ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. THE SHINGO INSTITUTE MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE OPERATION OF Shingo Insight OR THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, OR PRODUCTS INCLUDED IN Shingo Insight. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF Shingo Insight IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY APPLICABLE LAW, THE SHINGO INSTITUTE DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. MY COMPANY WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM THE USE OF Shingo Insight, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. CERTAIN STATE LAWS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES. IF THESE LAWS APPLY TO YOU, SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS, OR LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU, AND YOU MIGHT HAVE ADDITIONAL RIGHTS.

Applicable Law

By participating in Shingo Insight, you agree that the laws of the state of Utah, USA, without regard to principles of conflict of laws, will govern these Conditions of Use and any dispute of any sort that might arise between you and the Shingo Institute or its associates.

Disputes

Any dispute relating in any way to your participation in Shingo Insight through the Shingo Institute shall be submitted to confidential arbitration in Utah, USA, except that, to the extent you have in any manner violated or threatened to violate the Shingo Institute's intellectual property rights, The Shingo Institute may seek injunctive or other appropriate relief in any state or federal court in the state of Utah, USA, and you consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in such courts. Arbitration under this agreement shall be conducted under the rules then prevailing of the American Arbitration Association. The arbitrators award shall be binding and may be entered as a judgment in any court of competent jurisdiction. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, no arbitration under this Agreement shall be joined to an arbitration involving any other party subject to this Agreement, whether through class arbitration proceedings or otherwise.

Site Policies, Modifications and Severabilities

Please review our other policies, such as our Privacy and Consent, posted on the Shingo website at www.shingo.org. These policies also govern your participation in Shingo Insight. We reserve the right to make changes to our Shingo Insight, policies, and these Conditions of Use at any time. If any of these conditions shall be deemed invalid, void, or for any reason unenforceable, that condition shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining condition.

Questions

Questions regarding our Conditions of Usage, Privacy Policy, or other policy related material can be directed to our support staff by contacting us at shingo.org, emailing us at: shingo.info@usu.edu, or calling 435-797-2279.