1. Description of Service
First Step Directory is providing Visitor with information about its services. Visitor must provide (1) all equipment necessary for their own Internet connection, including computer and modem and (2) provide for Visitor’s access to the Internet, and (3) pay any fees related with such connection.
2. Disclaimer of Warranties
The site is provided by First Step Directory on an “as is” and on an “as available” basis. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, First Step Directory makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, regarding the use or the results of this web site in terms of its correctness, accuracy, reliability, or otherwise. First Step Directory shall have no liability for any interruptions in the use of this Website. First Step Directory disclaims all warranties with regard to the information provided, including the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, therefore the above-referenced exclusion is inapplicable.
3. Limitation of Liability
FIRST STEP DIRECTORY SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, AND IN PARTICULAR FIRST STEP DIRECTORY SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, OR DAMAGES FOR LOST PROFITS, LOSS OF REVENUE, OR LOSS OF USE, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THIS WEB SITE OR THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN IT, WHETHER SUCH DAMAGES ARISE IN CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, TORT, UNDER STATUTE, IN EQUITY, AT LAW, OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF FIRST STEP DIRECTORY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW FOR THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, THEREFORE SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS IS INAPPLICABLE.
Visitor agrees to indemnify and hold First Step Directory, its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs, made by any third-party due to or arising out of Visitor’s use of the Service, the violation of this Agreement, or infringement by Visitor, or other user of the Service using Visitor’s computer, of any intellectual property or any other right of any person or entity.
5. Modifications and Interruption to Service
First Step Directory reserves the right to modify or discontinue the Service with or without notice to the Visitor. First Step Directory shall not be liable to Visitor or any third party should First Step Directory exercise its right to modify or discontinue the Service. Visitor acknowledges and accepts that First Step Directory does not guarantee continuous, uninterrupted or secure access to our website and operation of our website may be interfered with or adversely affected by numerous factors or circumstances outside of our control. Should your account be deactivated for any reason, you will no longer be permitted to use the First Step Directory Seal and you must remove said Seal from any/all personal/business websites/accounts.
6. Third-Party Sites
7. Disclaimer Regarding Accuracy of Vendor Information
Product specifications and other information have either been provided by the Vendors or collected from publicly available sources. While First Step Directory makes every effort to ensure that the information on this website is accurate, we can make no representations or warranties as to the accuracy or reliability of any information provided on this website.
First Step Directory makes no warranties or representations whatsoever with regard to any product provided or offered by any Vendor, and you acknowledge that any reliance on representations and warranties provided by any Vendor shall be at your own risk.
8. Governing Jurisdiction of the Courts of New York
9. Compliance with Laws
Visitor assumes all knowledge of applicable law and is responsible for compliance with any such laws. Visitor may not use the Service in any way that violates applicable state, federal, or international laws, regulations or other government requirements. Visitor further agrees not to transmit any material that encourages conduct that could constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, national, or international law or regulation.
10. Copyright and Trademark Information
All content included or available on this site, including site design, text, graphics, interfaces, and the selection and arrangements thereof is ©2023 First Step Directory, with all rights reserved, or is the property of First Step Directory and/or third parties protected by intellectual property rights. Any use of materials on the website, including reproduction for purposes other than those noted above, modification, distribution, or replication, any form of data extraction or data mining, or other commercial exploitation of any kind, without prior written permission of an authorized officer of First Step Directory is strictly prohibited. Visitors agree that they will not use any robot, spider, or other automatic device, or manual process to monitor or copy our web pages or the content contained therein without prior written permission of an authorized officer of First Step Directory.
First Step Directory™ and firststepdirectory.com™ are proprietary marks of First Step Directory. First Step Directory’s trademarks may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not provided by First Step Directory, in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among customers, or in any manner that disparages or discredits First Step Directory.
All other trademarks displayed on First Step Directory’s website are the trademarks of their respective owners, and constitute neither an endorsement nor a recommendation of those Vendors. In addition, such use of trademarks or links to the web sites of Vendors is not intended to imply, directly or indirectly, that those Vendors endorse or have any affiliation with First Step Directory.
11. Notification of Claimed Copyright Infringement
Pursuant to Section 512(c) of the Copyright Revision Act, as enacted through the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, First Step Directory designates the following individual as its agent for receipt of notifications of claimed copyright infringement.
By Mail: 28 E. Old Country Rd, Hicksville, NY 11801
By Telephone: (516) 330-8422
First Step Directory retains the right, at our sole discretion, to terminate any accounts involved with botnets and related activities. If any hostnames are used as command and control points for botnets, First Step Directory reserves the right to direct the involved hostnames to a honeypot, loopback address, logging facility, or any other destination at our discretion.
13. Cancelation Policy
Cancel anytime, effective at the end of your subscription period. Your subscription auto renews on the renewal date presented when signing up.
14. Other Terms
First Step Directory maintains the right to cancel a subscription at any time and for any reason.
****Professionals located and/or renting office space at 28 East Old Country Road, Hicksville, NY 11801 have complimentary membership to the First Step Directory.