Legal & Terms of Use

Legal & Terms of Use

Please read these Terms of Use (“Terms”) carefully before you start to use the website (“Site”). The information contained on this Site is solely the property of CDM Smith Inc. ("CDM Smith") and is protected under the laws of the United States and other juris­dic­tions. Please read the Terms in full before using our Site.  By accepting these Terms, or by using our Site, you agree to be legally bound by these Terms, our Privacy Policy and any other underlying agreements or terms. If you do not agree to these Terms, please do not use our Site.  We reserve the right to modify these Terms at any time without prior notice, and your use of the Site binds you to the changes made.  We do occa­sion­ally update these Terms so please refer to them in the future. 

Access to Site 
You will be able to access our Site without having to register any details with us. 

Use of Site 
Our Site, images, data, text, audios, videos, photographs, custom graphics, logos, button icons, descrip­tions and all other material provided, and the collection and compilation and assembly thereof are the exclusive property of CDM Smith or its parent and are protected by U.S. and inter­na­tional copyright laws. 

The contents of our Site may be used for infor­ma­tional purposes only.  Any other use of such contents, including the repro­duc­tion, modi­fi­ca­tion, distri­b­u­tion, trans­mis­sion, repub­li­ca­tion, display or performance of the contents without our prior written consent is expressly forbidden. 

Any other trademarks or service marks appearing anywhere on our Site are the property of their respective owners.  To the extent any product name or logo does not appear with a trademark (™) does not constitute a waiver of any and all intel­lec­tual property rights that CDM Smith has established in any of its products, features, or service names or logos.

You may not use, reproduce, modify, transmit, display, publish, sell, create derivative works, or distribute by any means, method, or process whatsoever, now known or hereafter developed, any content of this Site for commercial profit or gain.  Nothing in these Terms or on the Site shall be construed as conferring any intel­lec­tual property or other proprietary rights to you.  You agree to observe copyright and other applicable laws and may not use the content in any manner that infringes or violates the rights of any person or entity.  We hold all rights to the content on this Site.

As a condition of your use of the Site, you will not use the Site, or any contents or services, for any purpose that is unlawful in any applicable juris­dic­tion where our Site is being used, or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices, and you agree to abide by the terms and conditions set forth in the “User Conduct” section. You may not use the Site contents or services in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair any of our equipment or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the Site, or any contents or services.  You may not attempt to gain access to any portion of the Site, or any of its contents or services, other than those for which you are authorized. 

While every effort is made for the timeliness and accuracy of the Site content and services, we make no warranties either express or implied, and assume no liability or respon­si­bil­ity for the complete­ness, use, accuracy, reliability, correctness, timeliness or usefulness, of any of the results obtained from its use. 

We make no repre­sen­ta­tion or warranty, express or implied, with respect to the content of the Site, or links to other websites, including but not limited to accu­rate­ness, complete­ness, correctness, timeliness or reliability.  We make no repre­sen­ta­tion or warranty regarding the merchantabil­ity or fitness for a particular purpose or use with respect to any content or services whatsoever that may be accessed through this Site, or the results to be obtained from using the Site.  We make no repre­sen­ta­tion or warranty that the Site or content is free from defects or viruses.  Your use of external links and third-party websites is at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for such links and websites.

While every effort is made so that all content provided on the Site does not contain viruses and/or harmful materials, you should take reasonable and appropriate precautions to scan for viruses or otherwise protect your computer or device, and you should have a complete and current backup of the applicable items on your computer or device.  We disclaim any liability for the need for services or replacing equipment or data resulting from your use of the Site.  While every effort is made for smooth and continuous operation, we do not warrant the Site will operate error free.

By submitting a telephone number to CDM Smith you agree that a repre­sen­ta­tive of CDM Smith can contact you at the number you provide, potentially using automated technology (including texts/SMS messaging) or a pre-recorded message.  Your consent is not an obligation to receive any of our services.

Site Uptime
We take all reasonable steps so that our Site is available 24 hours every day, 365 days per year. However, websites do sometimes encounter downtime due to server and other technical issues. Therefore, we will not be liable if this Site is unavailable at any time.

Our Site may be temporarily unavailable due to issues such as system failure, maintenance or repair, or for reasons beyond our control. Where possible, we will try to give our users advance warning of maintenance issues but shall not be obliged to do so. 

User Conduct
When using our Site, you shall not post or send to or from either the Site:

  • content for which you have not obtained all necessary consents;
  • content that is discrim­i­na­tory, obscene, porno­graphic, defamatory, liable to incite racial hatred, in breach of confi­den­tial­ity or privacy, which may cause annoyance or incon­ve­nience to others, which encourages or constitutes conduct that would be deemed a criminal offense, give rise to a civil liability, or otherwise is contrary to the law in any applicable juris­dic­tion where our Site is being used;
  • content which is harmful in nature including, and without limitation, computer viruses, Trojan horses, corrupted data, or other potentially harmful software or data.

We will fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requiring us to disclose the identity or other details or any person posting materials to our Site in breach of this Section.   

You shall not use our Site while distracted or preoccupied, such as when operating a motor vehicle.  You should access our Site only with due regard for your own safety and the safety of others.

The content contained within this site, including, but not limited to audio, video, HTML code, buttons, graphic images, and text may be downloaded or printed for personal or non-commercial use only, but may not be altered, modified, reproduced, displayed, published, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any way. CDM Smith retains all rights to all content and images provided on this site. All rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.

All information, content and materials available on this site are for general infor­ma­tional purposes only and unequiv­o­cally do NOT constitute any advice or any profes­sional service. If you have specific questions about the technical content accessed, or should you require technical assistance or profes­sional services, please contact CDM Smith directly.

Links to and from Third-Party Websites 
As a convenience to users of this site, CDM Smith may provide links to external Internet sites maintained and controlled by third parties. The external links CDM Smith provides within this site in no way reflect the policies or beliefs of CDM Smith or its officers, directors, or employees. CDM Smith is not responsible for and does not endorse any information, products or services, or copy found on any of these third-party sites.

Any links furnished on our Site may allow you to leave our Site.  These third-party websites are not under our control and we disclaim any respon­si­bil­ity for the contents of such linked websites or any link(s) contained in any such linked website(s) or any changes or updates to any of these websites.  We further disclaim any respon­si­bil­ity for any form of trans­mis­sion received from any linked third-party website or advertising.  We provide these links to you as a convenience to you and inclusion of any link herein shall in no way be construed as an endorsement by us of the website(s).

If you would like to link to our Site, you may only do so on the basis that you link to, but do not replicate, any page of our Site, and subject to the following conditions:

  • you do not in any way imply that we are endorsing any services or products unless this has been specif­i­cally agreed with us;
  • you do not misrep­re­sent your rela­tion­ship with us or present any false information about us;
  • you do not link from a website that is not owned by you; and
  • your website does not contain content that is offensive, contro­ver­sial, infringes any intel­lec­tual property rights or other rights of any other person or does not comply in any way with the law of the United States of America.

If you choose to link our Site in breach of this Section, you shall fully indemnify us for any loss or damage suffered as a result of your actions.

Disclaimers
All information on our Site is of a general nature and is furnished for your knowledge and under­stand­ing and as an infor­ma­tional resource only.  The documents and any related graphics published on this server could include technical inac­cu­ra­cies or typo­graph­i­cal errors.  Changes are peri­od­i­cally added to the information contained on our Site.  We may make improve­ments and/or changes to any of the products depicted or described herein at any time.  We expressly disclaim any respon­si­bil­ity or liability for any adverse conse­quences or damages resulting from your use of the Site or reliance on the information from either.

ANY INFORMATION PROVIDED IN THIS SITE OR THE THIRD-PARTY SITE IS PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” AND WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. WE MAKE NO  REPRE­SEN­TA­TIONS OR ENDORSE­MENTS WHATSOEVER WITH REGARD TO ANY PRODUCTS, INFORMATION OR SERVICE PROVIDED THROUGH THIS SITE, INCLUDING, TITLE, NON-INFRINGE­MENT, OR ANY OTHER WARRANTY, CONDITION, GUARANTY, OR REPRE­SEN­TA­TION, WHETHER ORAL OR IN WRITING, OR IN ELECTRONIC FORM. CDM SMITH EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABIL­ITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AS WELL AS ALL WARRANTIES ARISING BY USAGE OF TRADE, COURSE OF DEALING OR COURSE OF PERFORMANCE RELATING TO SUCH INFORMATION.

CDM SMITH DOES NOT WARRANT OR ASSUME ANY LEGAL LIABILITY OR RESPON­SI­BIL­ITY FOR THE ACCURACY, COMPLETE­NESS OR USEFULNESS OF ANY INFORMATION DESCRIBED WITHIN OR DERIVED FROM OUR SITE OR SERVICE. 

Limitation Of Liability
YOUR RELIANCE UPON THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN AND/OR ACCESSED THROUGH THE WEBSITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK AND WITHOUT ANY LIABILITY WHATSOEVER TO CDM SMITH. IN NO EVENT SHALL CDM SMITH, ITS AFFILIATES OR ITS SUBSIDIARIES, OR THE RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, AGENTS, AND EMPLOYEES BE LIABLE FOR DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTIAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE OR CONSE­QUEN­TIAL DAMAGES, LOSS OF PROFITS, REVENUE, DATA, GOODWILL, OR USE INCURRED BY YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY WHETHER IN AN ACTION IN CONTRACT OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE AND STRICT LIABILITY), ARISING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO OR INABILITY TO ACCESS, OR USE OF, THE SITE OR ANY SERVICES PROVIDED IN THE SITE OR THE INFORMATION CONTAINED WITHIN THE SITE, EVEN IF CDM SMITH HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY IF SUCH DAMAGES.

Indem­ni­fi­ca­tion
YOU AGREE TO INDEMNIFY, DEFEND AND HOLD HARMLESS CDM SMITH, ITS AFFILIATES OR ITS SUBSIDIARIES, OR THE RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, AGENTS, AND EMPLOYEES FROM ANY CLAIM, DEMAND, LIABILITY, DISPUTE, COST, EXPENSE, OR LOSS, INCLUDING REASONABLE ATTORNEYS’ FEES AND COSTS OF LITIGATION, ARISING OUT OF, OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH YOUR USE OR ACCESS TO THE SITE OR YOUR VIOLATION OF THESE TERMS OF USE.

Assignment
These Terms, and any rights and licenses granted hereunder, may not be transferred or assigned by you.

Applicable Law 
We make no repre­sen­ta­tions that the content or the Site is appropriate or may be used or downloaded outside the United States. Access to the Site and/or the content may not be legal in certain countries outside the United States.  If you access the Site from outside the United States, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with the laws of the juris­dic­tion from which you access the Site.

The laws of the Common­wealth of Mass­a­chu­setts (United States of America), exclusive of its choice of law provisions, shall be the governing law for these Terms of Use.

General
These Terms, together with the Privacy Policy, other terms or legal notices published by us on the Site, and any other applicable agreements, shall constitute the entire agreement between us concerning use of the Site.  If any provision of these Terms is deemed invalid by a court of competent juris­dic­tion, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms, which shall remain in full force and effect.  No waiver of any term shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or any other term, and our failure to assert any right or provision under these Terms shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. YOU AGREE THAT ANY CAUSE OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THE SITE MUST COMMENCE WITHIN ONE (1) YEAR AFTER THE CAUSE OF ACTION ACCRUES. OTHERWISE, SUCH CAUSE OF ACTION IS PERMANENTLY BARRED.

Our Site is subject to the United States export control laws and regulations and may be subject to export or import regulations in other countries. You agree to strictly comply with all such laws and regulations and acknowledge that you have the respon­si­bil­ity to obtain autho­riza­tion to export, re-export, or import of any data on our Site, as may be required.

CDM Smith retains the right to update and or change information found on this site at any time without notice. CDM Smith is not responsible for outdated information or errors of any kind found within this site and does not warrant that the functions contained in this site will be unin­ter­rupted or error-free, that it will correct defects, or that this site or the server on which it is located are free from viruses or sources of potential damage to the user.

© 2022 CDM Smith. All rights reserved. CDM Smith, the logo, and the tagline are registered trademarks of CDM Smith. The trademarks, logos, images, and service marks of CDM Smith and its affiliates and subsidiaries that are used on this site are the property of CDM Smith and may not be used without prior written permission. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.

Our Contact Information

CDM Smith
75 State Street, Suite 701
Boston, MA 02109 USA 
Privacy@cdmsmith.com 

Notice of European Operating Entities

 CDM Smith operates in Europe under the following legal entities:

CDM Smith Europe GmbH
Am Umweltpark 3-5
44793 Bochum, Germany
tel: +49 234 68775-0
fax: +49 234 68775-10

UstID: DE814963072, Head­quar­ters: Bochum, Local Court Bochum HRB 6350
Management: Dr. Ralf Bufler (Chair), Thierry Desmaris, Andreas Roth

Germany
CDM Smith Consult GmbH
Am Umweltpark 3-5
D-44793 Bochum
tel: 0234 68775-0
fax: 0234 68775-10

UstID: DE12 9441 841, Sitz der Gesellschaft: Bochum, Amtsgericht Bochum HRB 10957
Management: Dr. Ralf Bufler (Chair), Andreas Roth

Ireland
CDM Smith Ireland Ltd.
5th Floor, O’Connell Bridge House, D’Olier Street
Dublin 2, Ireland
tel: +353 1 672-2700
fax: +353 1 672-4744

Regis­tra­tion number: 338589
Management: Ruairi O'Carroll, Dr. Wolfgang Balzer

Poland
CDM Smith Sp. z o.o.
Al. Jero­zolim­skie 123a
02-017 Warszawa, Polska
tel: +48 22 55193-00
fax:+48 22 55193-80

NIP 5262828205, REGON 015878981; KRS 0000227703, Sąd Rejonowy dla m.​st.​Warszawy, XII Wydział Gospodarczy Krajowego Rejestru Sądowego
Management: Jan Zabierzewski, Cezary Dambrowski

Turkey
CDM Smith Europe GmbH
Merkezi Almanya Ankara Merkez Türkiye Şubesi
Beştepe Mah. Dumlupınar Blv. A Blok 6 / 1 18
Yenimahalle / Ankara, Turkey
tel: +90 312 295 62-99
fax: +90 312 295 62-00

Regis­tra­tion Number: 0203031931600001, Ankara Ticaret Sicil Müdürlüğü
Management: Selma Özkan

Effective Date: January 01, 2022