Terms of Use forcircle.gartner.com

Welcome to the Gartner Research circle Website! We encourage you to take advantage of the content and features available on circle.gartner.com (the "website").

Please read these non-negotiable terms of use carefully before using the website. By continuing to use the website, you (the "user") agree to be bound by these terms of use.

If you are a client who has purchased products or services from Gartner ("Services"), these TERMS OF USE will not in any way change or limit your rights and obligations under your Gartner sales contract.

Website Content and Copyright:

This Website is the property of Gartner and is protected by U.S. and international copyright law and conventions. Gartner grants to User the right to access and use the Website, so long as such use is for internal information purposes, and User does not alter, copy, disseminate, redistribute or republish any content or feature of this Website. User acknowledges that access to and use of this Website is subject to these TERMS OF USE and any expanded access or use must be approved in writing by Gartner.

Changes or Updates to the Website:

Gartner reserves the right to change, update or discontinue any aspect of this Website at any time without notice. Your continued use of the Website after any such change constitutes your agreement to these TERMS OF USE, as modified.

Disclaimer of Warranties:

Gartner does not make any warranties, express or implied, including, without limitation, those of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, with respect to this Website. Although Gartner takes reasonable steps to screen this Website for infection by viruses, worms, Trojan horses or other code manifesting contaminating or destructive properties, Gartner cannot guarantee that it will be free of infection or that it will be available at any particular time or location.

Accuracy of Information:

While the information contained on this Website has been obtained from sources believed to be reliable, Gartner disclaims all warranties as to the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of such information. User assumes sole responsibility for the use it makes of this Website to achieve his/her intended results.

Third Party Links:

This Website may contain links to other third party websites, which are provided as additional resources for the convenience of Users. Gartner does not endorse, sponsor or accept any responsibility for these third party websites, User agrees to direct any concerns relating to these third party websites to the relevant website administrator.

Limitation of Liability:

In no event will Gartner be liable for: (a) damages of any kind, including without limitation, direct, incidental or consequential damages (including, but not limited to, damages for lost profits Limitation of Liability: business interruption and loss of programs or information) arising out of the use of or inability to use this Website, or any information provided on this Website, or (b) any claim attributable to errors, omissions or other inaccuracies in the information provided on this Website.

Termination:

In accessing and using this Website, User agrees to comply with all applicable laws and agrees not to take any action that would compromise the security or viability of this Website. Gartner may terminate User's access to this Website at any time for any reason. The terms hereunder regarding Disclaimer of Warranty, Accuracy of Information, Indemnification, and Third Party Rights shall survive termination.

Indemnification:

User agrees to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Gartner, its affiliates, licensors, and their respective officers, directors, employees and agents from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys' fees, arising out of User's use/ misuse of this Website.

Third Party Rights:

The terms hereunder regarding Disclaimer of Warranty, Limitation of Liability and Indemnification are for the benefit of Gartner, and its licensors, employees and agents, each of whom shall have the right to assert and enforce those terms against a User.

General Provisions:

Any provision in any written communication received by Gartner in connection with this Website which is inconsistent with, or adds to, these TERMS OF USE is void. If any term hereunder is determined by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, all remaining terms will remain in full force and effect.

Governing Law:

These TERMS OF USE and the resolution of any dispute arising hereunder shall all be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the state of Connecticut, without regard to its conflicts of law principles. User consents to the jurisdiction of the courts of the state of Connecticut.

Federal Employees:

Gartner recognizes that acceptance of gifts is prohibited for federal government and public sector employees in many global jurisdictions where we do business. In the U.S., acceptance of gifts by U.S federal sector employees is prohibited under 5 C.F.R. Part 2635 of the Office of Government Ethics Regulations and also certain state regulations. If you are a Federal government or public sector employee, you are encouraged to contact your in-house legal counsel for additional guidance.

Privacy Statement:

User's right to privacy is of paramount importance to Gartner. When you register to use our Website, Gartner will ask you to provide your name, organization, email address, and other related information.

Gartner will use this information to provide you with a more personalized online experience and, where applicable, to process orders, as well as to keep track of what topics are of interest to our Users. Gartner will not share this information with any third party.