TERMS & CONDITIONS
The use of this web site (the “Web Site”) is subject to the terms and conditions stated herein. Use of the Web Site constitutes an agreement by you, the user, that your use is governed by these terms and conditions. In addition, when using particular services, you will be subject to any guidelines or rules applicable to such services which may be posted from time to time.
Ownership of Copyrights/Usage Restrictions
The works of authorship contained in this Web Site, including but not limited to all design, text and images, are owned, except as otherwise expressly stated, by Platinum Equity, LLC (“Platinum”) or its licensors. The contents of this Web Site are protected by United States’ and worldwide copyright laws and treaty provisions. In accordance with these terms, except as stated above, you and other Web Site users may not (i) copy, reproduce, modify, use, republish, upload, post, transmit or distribute in any way material from the Web Site; (ii) copy, modify or display Platinum’s or Platinum’s associated companies’ trademarks, names or logos appearing on this Web Site in any way without Platinum’s or Platinum’s associated companies’ express written consent; or (iii) redeliver any of the pages, text, images or other content of this Web Site using “framing” technology without Platinum’s express written permission.
Disclaimer; No Warranty
Platinum makes no guarantee or warranty, express or implied, as to the reliability, accuracy, timeliness or completeness of the information contained in this Web Site and is not responsible for any errors or omissions therein, whether caused by the source of the information or Platinum. All factual and other information, including any opinions, accessible through the Web Site are provided on an “AS IS, AS AVAILABLE” basis without warranty of any kind and, without limiting the generality of the foregoing, ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMED. Platinum is not responsible in any way for any loss that results from the use of the factual information, including but not limited to any lost profits or direct, indirect, special, consequential, compensatory or incidental damage. No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by you from Platinum or through or from this Web Site shall create any warranty.
Limitation of Liability
You expressly understand and agree that Platinum will not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or exemplary damages, including, without limitation, damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data or other intangible losses (even if Platinum has been advised of the possibility of such damages), resulting from: (i) the use or the inability to use the Web Site; (ii) unauthorized access to or alteration of your transmissions or data; or (iii) any other matter relating to the Web Site.
You may, through hypertext or other computer links, gain access to third parties sites on the World Wide Web which are not related to or maintained by Platinum. Links to third party sites do not imply partnerships, relationships or affiliations with such third parties and Platinum takes no responsibility for the content therein, regardless of whether the link is provided by Platinum or a third party. No judgment or warranty is made with respect to the accuracy, timeliness, or suitability of the content of any Web site to which the Web Site may link, including information on such other Web site regarding Platinum. By providing access to other Web sites, Platinum is not endorsing the products and services provided by any Web site’s sponsoring organization.
Other Web sites may include a link to this Web Site; provided such sites link to the home page (www.platinumequity.com) only; and provided, further, that Platinum has granted its express written consent. Linking to other content within the Web Site is prohibited without Platinum’s express written consent. Please e-mail requests for such consent to
. This limited license expressly prohibits the framing of Platinum’s content in any way or any other activity that may create a misimpression or confusion among users with respect to sponsorship or affiliation including, without limitation, hyperlinks or a form of link that disguises the URL and bypass the homepage.
Your correspondence or business dealings with, or participation in promotions of, any advertisers found through the Web Site, including payment and delivery of related goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such advertiser.
We recognize that you have an interest in how we collect, retain and use information about you. We collect certain information about you through the use of “cookies”, which are small pieces of information that are stored by your browser on your computer’s hard drive. We collect, retain and use information about you solely for the purpose of better understanding our users and their use of the Web Site. We also collect information through the forms you complete when you elect to subscribe to e-mail newsletters. We consider your data to be private and confidential, and we hold ourselves to the highest standards of confidentiality in their safekeeping and use. Platinum will not release information collected about you unless we receive your prior consent or we are required by law to release information to the recipient. For more information, please review our “Privacy Statement.”
While we value your feedback on our Web Site and services, we request that you be specific in your comments on those services and not submit any ideas, suggestions, materials, concepts or other information (collectively referred to herein as “Non-Solicited Information”). If, despite our request, you send us any such Non-Solicited Information, all such Non-Solicited Information shall be deemed, and shall remain, the property of Platinum and none of the Non-Solicited Information shall be subject to any obligation of confidence on our part and we shall not be liable for disclosure of any Non-Solicited Information and shall have unrestricted use of such Non-Solicited Information for any purpose whatsoever, commercial or otherwise, without compensation or liability to you or other provider of the Non-Solicited Information.
Representations Related to Resumes
By submitting a resume to Platinum, you represent that you are seeking employment and career information from Platinum and its affiliates, each of which is an equal opportunity employer. You agree not to use the Web Site to post any incomplete, false or inaccurate biographical information or information which is not your own accurate resume. You acknowledge that Platinum may distribute your resume within the company or among its affiliates and may contact any references listed by you. No representation is given by Platinum that any resume will be reviewed within a definitive period of time or that any action will be taken with respect to any such resume.
Operation of the Web Site
Platinum will use reasonable commercial efforts to keep this Web Site available for access on a 24 hour a day, 7 day a week basis, subject to scheduled downtime for maintenance purposes, unscheduled maintenance and systems outages. There are no assurances, however, that access will be available at all times and uninterrupted. Further, Platinum does not warrant that the operation of this Web Site will be error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that this Web Site or the servers that make it available are free from viruses or other harmful components.
Web Site Security
You are prohibited from violating or attempting to violate the security of the Web Site, including, without limitation, (a) accessing data not intended for your viewing or logging into a server or account which you are not authorized to access, (b) attempting to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of a system or network or to breach security or authentication measures without proper authorization or (c) attempting to interfere with service to any user, host or network. Violations of system or network security may result in civil or criminal liability. Platinum will investigate occurrences which may involve such violations and may involve, and cooperate with, law enforcement authorities in prosecuting users who are involved in such violations.
Enforcement of Terms and Conditions
Platinum makes no representation that content provided is applicable or appropriate for use in all locations. These terms and conditions are governed and interpreted pursuant to the laws of the State of California, United States of America, notwithstanding any principles of conflicts of law. If you take legal action relating to these terms, you agree to file such action only in the state and federal courts located in the State of California, County of Los Angeles. If any part of these terms and conditions is unlawful, void or unenforceable, that part will be deemed severable and will not affect the validity and enforceability of remaining provisions.
Amendments and Modifications
Platinum reserves the right to amend the information, services, and/or content of this Web Site, including that related to career opportunities and benefits, at any time without prior notice. The information and materials contained in this Web Site, and the terms and conditions of the access to and use of such information and materials, are subject to change without notice. We suggest that you check these terms periodically for changes. These terms can be accessed from the link at the bottom of our Web Site pages. If you use this Web Site after we post changes to the terms, you accept the changed terms. Platinum expressly reserves the right to monitor any and all use of this Web Site.
PLATINUM EQUITY, M&A&O, and Mergers. Acquisitions. Operations. are trademarks or service marks of Platinum Equity, LLC, and may not be copied, used or displayed without the prior written consent of Platinum Equity, LLC.
The trademarks or services marks of Platinum’s associated companies that appear on this Web Site are the property of those associated companies, and may not be copied, used or displayed without the prior written consent of those associated companies.
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Platinum is committed to protecting your privacy online. To better protect your privacy, we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used at the platinumequity.com Web site.
The Information We Collect
When you visit our site, we may collect personally identifiable information, including name address and email address.
We also may collect certain non-personally identifiable information when you visit many of our Web pages, such as the type of browser you are using (e.g., Netscape, Internet Explorer), the type of operating system you are using, (e.g., Windows ’98 or Mac OS) and the domain name of your Internet service provider (e.g., America Online, Earthlink).
How We Use the Information
Unless we obtain permission from you, we use the information you provide about yourself and/or your company to respond to your inquiries about products and services of Platinum and/or its affiliated companies and to send you news and updates about such goods and services. Information collected through the Web Site may be transferred to Platinum’s affiliated companies if it is necessary to do so in order to carry out the purpose of your submission. By submitting information through the Web Site, you consent to such transfer of information to Platinum’s affiliated companies. You will have the opportunity to update your registration information or indicate that you no longer wish to receive information from us.
We will disclose personally identifiable information in response to legal process or when we believe in good faith that the law requires it.
We use the non-personally identifiable information that we collect to improve the design and content of our site and to enable us to personalize your Internet experience. We also may use this information in the aggregate to analyze site usage.
We use “cookies” to enhance your experience with our site. Cookies are text files we place in your computer’s browser to store your preferences. We do not use our cookies to determine any personally identifiable information about you.
Our Commitment to Security
We have appropriate security measures in place to prevent unauthorized access to information that we collect online.
If you have any questions or concerns about our Privacy Statement or its implementation, you may contact us at