Massachusetts Technology Collaborative
Website Terms and Conditions
PLEASE READ ALL OF THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE FOR THIS WEB SITE ("TOS") BEFORE
USING THIS WEBSITE AND THE MASSTECH INTERN PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM. By continuing to access, link to, or
use this Web site (the “Site”), or any service on this Site, including the MassTech Intern Partnership, you signify
YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THE TOS. Massachusetts Technology Collaborative (“MassTech”) reserves the right to
amend, remove, or add to the TOS at any time. Such modifications shall be effective immediately. Accordingly,
please continue to review the TOS whenever accessing, linking to, or using this site. Your access, link to, or use of
the site, or any service on this site, after the posting of modifications to the TOS will constitute YOUR ACCEPTANCE
OF THE TOS, as modified. If, at any time, you do not wish to accept the TOS, you may not access, link to, or use the
Site. Any terms and conditions proposed by you which are in addition to or which conflict with the TOS are
expressly rejected by MassTech and shall be of no force or effect.
This Site, including but not limited to text, content, photographs, video, audio and graphics, and goods (the
"Service"), is protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, international treaties, and/or other proprietary
rights and laws of the U.S. and other countries. All information provided in the MassTech Intern Partnership
program database and other elements making up the Service are also copyrighted works. You agree to abide by all
applicable copyright and other laws, as well as any additional copyright notices or restrictions contained in the
Service. You agree to protect the proprietary rights of MassTech and all others having rights in the Service and to
comply with all reasonable written requests made by MassTech or its suppliers and licensors of content,
equipment, or otherwise ("Suppliers") to protect their and others’ contractual, statutory, and common law rights
in the Service. You agree to notify MassTech in writing promptly upon becoming aware of any unauthorized access
or use of the Service by any individual or entity or of any claim that the Service infringes upon any copyright,
trademark, or other contractual, statutory, or common law rights. All present and future rights in and to trade
secrets, patents, copyrights, trademarks, service marks, know-how, and other proprietary rights of any type under
the laws of any governmental authority, domestic or foreign, including rights in and to all applications and
registrations relating to the Service (the "Intellectual Property Rights") shall, as between you and MassTech, at all
times be and remain the sole and exclusive property of MassTech. All present and future rights in and title to the
Service (including the right to exploit the Service and any portions of the Service over any present or future
technology) are reserved to MassTech for its exclusive use. Except as specifically permitted by the TOS, you may
not copy or make any use of the Service or any portion thereof. Except as specifically permitted herein, you shall
not use the Intellectual Property Rights or the Service, or the names of any individual participant in, or contributor
to, the Service, or any variations or derivatives thereof, for any purpose, without MassTech’s prior written
The Intern Partnership program database may be used only for lawful purposes by individuals seeking employment
and career information and employers seeking employees.
MassTech specifically prohibits any other use of the MassTech Intern Partnership program, and you agree not to
do any of the following: (a) post internships, jobs or content on the MassTech Intern Partnership program site that
contain hyperlinks, “hidden” keywords or keywords that are irrelevant to the internship or are otherwise
misleading; (b) post internships or jobs that do not relate to high technology start-ups; (c) use the Mass Tech
Intern Partnership program database and site for any purpose other than as a high technology employer seeking
interns, including but not limited to using the information in the MassTech database to sell or promote any
products or services; (d) post or submit to any MassTech site any incomplete, false or inaccurate biographical
information or information which is not your own; or (e) post any materials that are implicitly or explicitly
offensive, such as content that engages in, endorses or promotes racism, bigotry, discrimination, hatred or physical
harm of any kind against any group or individual.
You may not use the Service in any way to improve the quality of any data sold or contributed by you to any third
party. You may not use any of the trademarks, trade names, service marks, copyrights, or logos of MassTech in
any manner which creates the impression that such items belong to or are associated with you or, except as
otherwise provided herein, are used with MassTech’s consent, and you acknowledge that you have no ownership
rights in and to any of such items. You will not use the service or the information contained therein in unsolicited
mailings or spam material. You will not use any trademarks, trade names, service marks, copyrights, or logos of
MassTech in unsolicited mailings or spam material.
You acquire absolutely no rights or licenses in or to the Service and materials contained within the Service other
than the limited right to utilize the Service in accordance with the TOS.
You are solely responsible for the information contained in your on-line application. You agree that in submitting
your application using the MassTech Intern Partnership program site that you will not impersonate any person, or
submit any materials to MassTech that are false, inaccurate, misleading, or unlawful. You represent and warrant
that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to the material that you submit; that the material you submit is
truthful and accurate; that use of the material you supply does not violate this TOS and will not cause injury to any
person or entity; and that you will indemnify MassTech and its agents, directors, officers, employees,
representatives, successors, and assigns for all claims resulting from material you supply. MassTech and its agents,
directors, officers, employees, representatives, successors, and assigns disclaim any responsibility and assume no
liability for any material submitted by you or any third party.
By posting your application to the Site or If you submit material to this Site or to the MassTech Intern Partnership
program, you automatically grant to MassTech an irrevocable, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, fully paid non-
exclusive right (including moral rights) and worldwide license to use, copy, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish,
translate, create derivative works from, communicate to the public, perform, display, and distribute such content
(in whole or in part) throughout the world in any form, media, or technology now known or hereafter developed.
You also permit any other user to access, store, or reproduce such material for that user's personal use. You grant
MassTech the right to use the name that you submit in connection with such content.
MassTech may review and remove any application, or part thereof, that, in its sole judgment, violates applicable
laws, rules or regulations, is abusive, disruptive, offensive or illegal, or violates the rights of, or harms or threatens
the safety of, users of the Site. MassTech may take any action with respect to an application that it deems
necessary or appropriate in its sole discretion if it believes that such application or content thereon could create
liability for MassTech, damage MassTech’s brand or public image, or cause MassTech to lose (in whole or in part)
the services of its ISPs or other suppliers.
None of the application shall be subject to any obligation of confidentiality on the part of the MassTech and
MassTech shall not be liable for any use or disclosure of any application.
MassTech does not represent or guarantee the truthfulness, accuracy, or reliability of applications posted by
students. You, as a host institution, acknowledge that any reliance on material posted by student applicants will be
at your own risk.
Links to Other Sites
This Site may contain hyperlinks to third party websites that MassTech does not control. Access to any such
website is not the responsibility of MassTech and MassTech is not responsible for the accuracy, or reliability of any
content on such websites. The presence of a link to a third-party site does not mean that MassTech endorses that
site, its products, services or views expressed there. MassTech provides these links merely for your convenience
and the presence of such third-party links are not an endorsement by MassTech.
Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability
The Site and MassTech Intern Partnership program acts as a venue for intern candidates to post resumes for
possible matches with high technology employers. MassTech does not screen or censor the listings, including
resumes offered. MassTech is not involved in the actual transaction between employers and candidates. As a
result, MassTech has no control over the quality truth or accuracy of the resumes posted, the ability of potential
employers to offer internship opportunities to candidates or the ability of candidates to fill internship openings
and MassTech makes no representations about any internships or, resumes on the Site or MassTech Intern
Partnership program. While MassTech reserves the right in its sole discretion to remove applications, resumes or
other material from the Site or MassTech Intern Partnership rogram from time to time, MassTech does not assume
any obligation to do so and disclaims any liability for failing to take any such action.
MassTech is not to be considered to be an employer with respect to a student’s or a host institution’s use of any
Site or MassTech Intern Partnership program and MassTechs shall not be responsible for any decisions, for
whatever reason, made by any host institution desiring to mentor an intern whose application is posted on the Site
or MassTech’s Intern Partnership program.
MassTech cannot guarantee and does not promise any specific results from use of the Site or MassTech Intern
Partnership program. No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by a student or host institution
from MassTech or through or from the Site or MassTech Intern Partnership program shall create any implied or
express warranty. In no event shall MassTech be liable for any damages whatsoever resulting from the use of the
Site or MassTech Intern Partnership program, or for any harm to interns resulting from posting information on the
Site or from participating in MassTech’s Intern Partnership program, or to host institutions from reviewing
applicant information or hosting an intern as part of the MassTech Intern Partnership program.
YOU AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK AND ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THE SERVICE AND
ANYTHING CONTAINED WITHIN THE SERVICE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, CONTENT, SERVICES, GOODS, OR
ADVERTISEMENTS ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE," AND THAT MASSTECH MAKES NO WARRANTY OF
ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE SERVICE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, MERCHANTABILITY, NON-
INFRINGEMENT, TITLE, OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR USE.
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO NEGLIGENCE, SHALL MASSTECH AND ITS AGENTS,
DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES, SUCCESSORS, OR ASSIGNS BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR DIRECT,
INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES EVEN IF MASSTECH HAS
BEEN ADVISED SPECIFICALLY OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, ARISING FROM USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE
THE SERVICE OR ANY LINKS OR ITEMS ON THE SERVICE OR ANY PROVISION OF THE TOS, SUCH AS, BUT NOT
LIMITED TO, LOSS OF REVENUE OR ANTICIPATED PROFITS OR LOST BUSINESS. IN NO EVENT SHALL MASSTECH’S
TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES AND CAUSES OF ACTION (WHETHER IN CONTRACT OR TORT,
INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE) EXCEED THE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU, IF ANY, FOR ACCESSING THIS
MassTech makes no claims that the content of this Site may be lawfully viewed or accessed outside of the United
States. Access to the content of the Site may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. If you access
the Site or MassTech Intern Partnership program from outside of the United States, you do so at your own risk and
are responsible for compliance with the laws of your jurisdiction. The TOS are governed by the internal
substantive laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, without respect to its conflict of laws principles.
Jurisdiction for any claims arising under this agreement shall lie exclusively with the state or federal courts within
Boston, Massachusetts. If any provision of these TOS are found to be invalid by any court having competent
jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions, which shall
remain in full force and effect. The TOS and any other terms and conditions of service on this Site, and its
successor, constitute the entire agreement between you and MassTech and govern your use of the Service.
Massachusetts Technology Collaborative
MassTech Intern Partnership Terms and Conditions
If you accept an internship offer, you will be employed directly by one or more of the Massachusetts-based companies that are participating in the program. Accordingly, it is important for you to understand that you will not be deemed or otherwise considered -- nor should you hold yourself out as -- an employee, intern or agent of MassTech for any purpose. Because you will not be an employee of MassTech, you will not be entitled to participate in any benefits, coverages or privileges provided to MassTech employees, including (without limitation) health, dental, disability or life insurance, pension plans, 401(k) plans, and/or bonus plans. You also should be aware that, as a public entity, MassTech is subject to the Massachusetts Public Records Law (M.G.L. c.66 and 66A) and thus certain documents and other materials made or received by MassTech are subject to public disclosure unless they are specifically exempted.
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