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GE Next Engineers Website User Agreement

Welcome to the Next Engineers Website. Your access to and use of the Website ("Site") is subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement and to all applicable laws. By accessing and browsing the Site, you agree to and are bound by these terms and conditions. The materials, reports, and studies that appear on the Site are for information purposes only. The Site is provided to you "as is," with all faults, and is "as available." The Site, GE, FHI 360, and its affiliates, agents, and licensors cannot and do not make any guarantee that the Site will be error free or continuously available, or that the Site will be free of viruses or other harmful components. We may discontinue service to all or part of this Site at any time. We make no guarantee or warranty that any report, research, article, or any other editorial content will be available online.



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Links to the GE Next Engineers Website or its Content

Other websites may establish a hypertext link to any part of the Website if the link does not state or imply any sponsorship of your site or any endorsement or affiliation by GE or FHI 360.


Links from the GE Next Engineers Site to Other Websites

From time to time, the Site will feature links to other websites that are relevant to our program’s mission; they direct users to supplementary information. Outside sites may include U.S. government agencies, private organizations, and other nonprofit groups. Once you follow a link to another site, you will be subject to the disclaimers, security, and privacy policies of that new site. By linking to another website, we do not officially endorse, support, sanction, or verify the information or material on those sites. Nor do we necessarily endorse or affiliate itself with any of the organizations that are linked to or from this Site. We do not assume responsibility for the content of any off-site pages or any other sites linked to the Site.


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Visitors may not use any trademark, service mark, or logo appearing on the GE Next Engineers Site, including GE or FHI 360 logos, without the prior written consent of the owner of the mark. Requests for permission to use a trademark, service mark, or logo may be sent by email to reprintpermissions@fhi360.org or webmaster@fhi360.org or mail to FHI 360 Webmaster, FHI 360, 359 Blackwell Street, Durham, NC 27701, USA.


Framing the GE Next Engineers Website

Without our prior written permission, visitors may not frame any of the content of this Site, or incorporate into another website or other service, any intellectual property of GE or FHI 360, its Website, or any of their licensors. Requests for permission to frame our content or Site may be sent by email to webmaster@fhi360.org or mail to FHI 360 Webmaster, FHI 360, 359 Blackwell Street, Durham, NC 27701, USA.


Other Terms of Website Service

We do our best to ensure the information posted on this Site is timely and accurate, but information changes over time and reports that were accurate when posted can become outdated. Though we may post follow-up reports, and may continue to provide access to the original reports as in an archive of publications, we do not necessarily change the original report to reflect new developments. If you seek the most recent information on a given subject, please verify the publication date of the materials you are reviewing. We recommend that research, reports, and other information be downloaded directly from this Site (www.NextEngineers.org) and not through other sources that may change the information in some way or exclude material crucial to the understanding of that information.


Disclaimer of Warranty or Liability

With thousands of documents available, often uploaded within short deadlines, and the possibility of human and mechanical error, we cannot guarantee that text will be without error. All information is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind. We make no claims, promises, or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the contents of this Site and expressly disclaims liability for errors and omissions in the content of this Site. We do not assume any legal liability for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, product, or process disclosed herein, cannot guarantee freedom from computer virus, and does not represent that use of such information, product, or process would not infringe on privately owned rights. Under no circumstances shall GE, FHI 360, or its affiliates, agents, or licensors be liable to you or to anyone else for any damages arising out of use of the Site, including, without limitation, liability for consequential, special, incidental, indirect or similar damages, even if we are advised beforehand of the possibility of such damages. Some states and countries do not allow the exclusion or limitation of certain categories of damages. In such states and countries, the liability is limited to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law. You agree that the liability of GE, FHI 360, and its affiliates, agents, and licensors, if any, arising out of any kind of legal claim in any way connected to the Site shall not exceed the amount you paid to us for your use of the Site.


Accuracy of Information Concerns

We invite you to bring to our attention any material you believe to be factually inaccurate. Please email a link to the material in question with your comments to reprintpermissions@fhi360.org or write to FHI 360 Webmaster, FHI 360, 359 Blackwell Street, Durham, NC 27701, USA.


Intellectual Property Concerns

If you believe your intellectual property has been improperly posted or distributed on the Site, please notify by emailing reprintpermissions@fhi360.org.org or by writing to FHI 360 Webmaster, FHI 360, 359 Blackwell Street, Durham, NC 27701, USA.


Web Photography Policy

The inclusion of persons in images or photographs within this Site should not be construed as indicating their health or education status.


Changes and Updates to GE Next Engineers Web Policies

The internet is constantly evolving and changing media; therefore, we may change the terms of this Website User Agreement from time to time. By continuing to use any part of the Site after we post such changes, you accept the policies as modified. We may also change, restrict access to, suspend or discontinue the Site, or any portion of the Site, at any time. Changes to our policies will be updated here on a regular basis.


Privacy Notice

We value your privacy. The information we collect during your visits to www.NextEngineers.org upon what you do while visiting our Site. For information regarding your privacy and what we do with your information with regards to using this Site, please visit our Privacy Policy.


Use of Cookies

In general, the Site does NOT use the "cookies" that some websites use to gather and store information about your visits. Cookies are essentially tokens of information, such as preferences and passwords, which some web servers collect when you access them. That data is stored on your hard drive – not on the website's server. When you visit a "cookie" site, the server looks for its cookie on your hard drive and reads the information it stored there. Read your web browser's help files to learn more about cookies, or visit our Cookie Policy for more information about how we collect and use your cookies as you use our Site.


Legal Requirements

Though we make every effort to preserve user privacy, there may be times when we need to disclose personal information when required by law. Examples of such requirements include responding to a court order or in response to requests from law enforcement authorities.


Privacy Policies of Other Websites

The Site may include links to other websites. When you click to other websites, we are not responsible for, and has no control over, the information collection or privacy practices of that site. It is important that you review and understand the privacy notices and policies posted on any linked sites you visit before volunteering any of your personal information. These sites may also collect cookies or allow third-party advertisers on their sites to collect cookies. You can often find information regarding a site and its privacy policy on the site's home page.


Get More Information about Web Policies

If you have any questions or comments about this Website User Agreement, please send an email to webmaster@fhi360.org or write to:

FHI 360 Webmaster
FHI 360
359 Blackwell Street
Durham, NC 27701 USA

For more information about online privacy in general, visit the following websites:

  • Federal Trade Commission
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  • Electronic Privacy Information Center