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The use of this web site constitutes agreement with the following terms and conditions:


(a) The website manager and the HION website editors (the “Administrators”) administer this web site (the “Site”). All Material on this Site appears subject to the present Terms and Conditions.


(c) The Administrators maintain this Site as a courtesy to those who may choose to access and use the Site (“Users”). The information presented herein is for informative purposes only. The Administrators allow Users to visit the Site and to download and copy the information, documents and materials (collectively, “Materials”) from the Site.


(d) Unless expressly stated otherwise, the findings, interpretations and conclusions expressed in the Materials on this Site are those of the various Users and do not necessarily represent the views of the Administrators.


Privacy Notice

By accessing this site, certain information about the User, such as Internet protocol (IP) addresses, navigation through the Site, the software used and the time spent, along with other similar information, will be stored.


The information will be used internally only for web site traffic analysis. If the User provides unique identifying information, such as name, address and other information on forms stored on this Site, such information can be published for general access.


The Administrators reserves its exclusive right in its sole discretion to alter, limit or discontinue the Site or any Materials in any respect. The Administrators shall have no obligation to take the needs of any User into consideration in connection therewith.

The Administrators reserves the right to deny in its sole discretion any user access to this Site or any portion thereof without notice.


Materials provided on the Site are provided “as is”, without warranty of any kind, either express or implied. The Administrators specifically do not make any warranties or representations as to the accuracy or completeness of any such Materials. The Administrators periodically change, improve or update this Site without notice. Under no circumstances shall the Administrators be liable for any loss, damage, liability or expense incurred or suffered that is claimed to have resulted from the use of this Site, including, without limitation, any fault, error, omission, interruption or delay with respect thereto. The use of this Site is at the User’s sole risk. Under no circumstances, including but not limited to negligence, shall the Administrators be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages, even if the Administrators have been advised of the possibility of such damages.

The User specifically acknowledges and agrees that the Administrators are not liable for any conduct of any User.

This site may contain advice, opinions and statements of various information providers. The Administrators does not represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any advice, opinion, statement or other information provided by any information provider, any User of this Site or any other person or entity. Reliance upon any such advice, opinion, statement, or other information shall also be at the User’s own risk. Neither the Administrators nor any of their respective agents, employees, information providers or content providers, shall be liable to any User or anyone else for any inaccuracy, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, alteration of or use of any content herein, or for its timeliness or completeness, nor shall they be liable for any failure of performance, computer virus or communication line failure, regardless of cause, or for any damages resulting therefrom.

If the User is dissatisfied with any Material on this Site or with any of its Terms and Conditions of Use, the User’s sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the Site.

This Site may contain links and references to third-party web sites. The linked sites are not under the control of the Administrators, and the Administrators are not responsible for the content of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site. These links are provided only as a convenience, and the inclusion of a link or reference does not imply the endorsement of the linked site by the Administrators.

By way of example and not as a limitation, the User agrees that when using the Site, he or she shall not do any of the following:

(a) Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others;

(b) Publish, post, distribute or disseminate any defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful material or information;

(c) Upload or attach files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy and publicity) unless the User owns or controls the rights thereto or has received all consents therefor as may be required by law;

(d) Upload or attach files that contain viruses, corrupted files or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another’s computer;

(e) Delete any author attributions, legal notices or proprietary designations or labels in any file that is uploaded;

(f) Falsify the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded;

(g) Advertise or offer to sell any goods or services, or conduct or forward surveys, contests or chain letters, or download any file posted by another user of a Forum that the User knows, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner.

The User acknowledges that any information posted on the Site is public and not private communications. The Administrators reserves the right to remove, for any reason and without notice, any content of the Site received from Users.