GRANT OF LICENSE; ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS
Subject to the following Terms and Conditions of Use ("Terms and Conditions"), the Michigan Regional Organized Crime Association ("MiROC") grants you a limited, revocable and non-exclusive license to access and use an electronic database ("Database") consisting of information of the type that is generated and maintained by law enforcement agencies and retail entities in the normal and ordinary course of their respective businesses and which specifically relates to the commission, investigation, detection and prosecution of retail crime ("Information"). Your use of the Information contained in the Database is for law enforcement purposes only and any unauthorized release, copying, distribution or posting for any non-law enforcement use of any of the Information contained in the Database will result in the termination of your access and may expose you or others to legal liability.
By accessing the Database, you agree to comply with the Terms and Conditions. Should you object to any of the Terms and Conditions, or become dissatisfied with the Database in any way, your only recourse is to immediately discontinue access to the Database. Except to the extent provided below, these Terms and Conditions shall terminate when your access to the Database is terminated.
MiROC reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change, modify or otherwise alter these Terms and Conditions at any time, effective immediately upon your notification thereof.
RESPONSIBILITY FOR INFORMATION
You understand that all of the individual items that make up the information contained in the Database are the sole responsibility of the person from whom such information originated. More specifically, you are entirely responsible for each individual item of information that you post to the Database or otherwise make available via the Database. You understand that MiROC does not control, and is not responsible for Information made available through the Database. You agree that you must evaluate, and bear all risks associated with, the use of any information, including any decisions you make based on such Information and actions based on such decisions; that you may not rely on said Information; and that under no circumstances will MiROC be liable in any way for any information or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Information posted or otherwise made available via the Database. You agree to indemnify and hold harmless MiROC and its sponsoring associations for any liability arising from your use of this site. You acknowledge that MiROC does not pre-screen or approve information, but that MiROC shall have the right (but not the obligation) in its sole discretion to refuse, delete or move any Information that is available via the Database, for violating the letter or spirit of the Terms and Conditions.
DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION
We cannot ensure confidentiality of information posted on this website. Your decision to post Information to the database should be weighed against the possibility that Information and its authorship may be preserved or disclosed as above.
Access to the Database shall be obtained through an Internet site. You are responsible for obtaining and maintaining your access to the Internet for purposes of accessing the Database and are further responsible for any costs and expenses associated therewith, including equipment, services and communications costs you may incur for that purpose. You are responsible for maintaining adequate security controls to prevent unauthorized access to the Database. Your password may not be shared with any other individual. When a user or individual is no longer employed, or if for any reason you wish to terminate access to the Database, you must immediately notify MiROC so the password can be invalidated. Only those who are law enforcement officers or work as a retail loss prevention officer may have access to the site. This access is for the purpose of posting and reviewing information of a confidential nature to assist Law Enforcement in identifying said individuals and investigating criminal activities.
LIMITATIONS, SUSPENSION AND TERMINATION OF ACCESS
You acknowledge that MiROC may establish limits concerning use of the Database, including the maximum number of days that Information will be retained therein, the maximum number and size of postings or other items of Information that may be transmitted to or stored by the Database, and the frequency with which you may access the Database. You agree that MiROC has no responsibility or liability for the deletion or failure to store any Information maintained or transmitted by the Database. You acknowledge that MiROC reserves the right at any time to modify or discontinue the Database (or any part thereof) with or without notice for any reason and that MiROC shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Database. You agree that MiROC, in its sole discretion, has the right to terminate your access to or use of the Database, immediately and without notice, and remove and discard any Information you have posted within the Database, if MiROC believes that you have acted inconsistently with the letter or spirit of these Terms and Conditions. Further, you agree that MiROC shall not be liable to you or any third-party for any termination of your access to the Database. Further, you agree not to attempt to use the Database after said termination. Applicants must be in retail loss prevention or asset protection field or must be employed by a Law Enforcement agency. Retail applicants must be in good standing currently employed within their respective stated company. Applicants must have a corporate/business or government entity email address (No personal email addresses). MiROC is for the sharing of information only. No SPAM, sales of merchandise, solicitation, or job postings allowed. All communication should be professional in nature. Any entry deemed to be objectionable, unprofessional or offensive will be deleted. All applications will be submitted and reviewed for approval by a select group of law enforcement and retail members. Information shared on MiROC should be considered FOUO (For Official Use Only) and treated as so. Members are not to take any information from the site for personal gain. Dependent upon access levels, users may or may not be able to input and access suspect personal identifiers such as dates of birth, driver’s license information, or social security numbers. There will be no posting of information, of any kind, regarding persons under the age of 18. There will be no posting of suspect's names or identifying suspects on the site, unless they have been arrested (or previously arrested) as a result of involvement in the described criminal conduct. There will be no sharing of your password. Your password must be kept in a secure place. Actions up to and including expulsion from the site can occur for any violation of said standards.
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
YOU AGREE THAT USE OF THE DATABASE IS ENTIRELY AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE DATABASE AND INFORMATION ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" OR "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS, WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING ANY AND ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES, WHICH ARE HEREBY SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMED.
MiROC DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTIES FOR THE SECURITY, RELIABILITY, TIMELINESS, ACCURACY, AND PERFORMANCE OF THE DATABASE AND THE RELIABILITY AND ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION. MiROC FURTHER DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTIES FOR VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS IN CONNECTION WITH THE DATABASE OR THE INTERNET SITE THROUGH WHICH IS ACCESSED.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL MiROC BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES (EVEN IF MiROC HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), RESULTING FROM ANY ASPECT OF YOUR USE OF THE DATABASE OR THE INFORMATION, WHETHER THE DAMAGES ARISE FROM USE OR MISUSE OF THE DATABASE OR THE INFORMATION, FROM INABILITY TO USE THE DATABASE OR THE INFORMATION, OR THE INTERRUPTION, SUSPENSION, MODIFICATION, ALTERATION, OR TERMINATION OF THE DATABASE OR THE INFORMATION.
You agree to indemnify and hold MiROC, its officers, employees and agents, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorney fees and court costs, made by any third party due to or arising out of Information you submit, post or make available through the Database, your use of the Database or your violation of these Terms and Conditions.
These Terms and Conditions constitute the entire agreement between you and MiROC and govern your access to and use of the Database. The Terms and Conditions and the relationship between you and MiROC shall be governed by the laws of the State of Michigan without regard to its conflict of law provisions. The failure of MiROC to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms and Conditions shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of the Terms and Conditions is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties' intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the Terms and Conditions remain in full force and effect.
I understand the above stated guidelines and will abide by them. I understand that information on the website can be removed at the webmasters discretion at any time. I also understand and agree that failure on my behalf to abide by the information above will be grounds for dismissal from further participation in the program.