Terms and Conditions

This web site operated by UPI is comprised of various web sites and web pages.  The UPI web sites are offered to you conditioned on your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions, and notices contained herein.  Your use of UPI’s web sites constitutes your agreement to all such terms, conditions, and notices.  

Although the information and recommendations (“Information”) used at this web site are presented in good faith and believed to be correct, UPI makes no representations or warranties as to the completeness or accuracy of the Information.

Agreement Between User and UPI

By accessing or using this web site, you agree to these terms of use, conditions, and all applicable laws.  If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, you may not use this web site.


UPI makes no warranties or representations about the accuracy or completeness of this web site’s content or the content of any external site.

UPI does not filter advertisements or other content that children may view through our web sites or other linked sites, and they could receive content and materials from the Internet and/or advertising that may be inappropriate for children.  We encourage parents and guardians to supervise their children’s time online and to consider using electronic filtering software.

This web site and the materials, information, services, and products provided in this site, including, without limitation, text, graphics, links, and images, are provided as is and without warranties of any kind, whether express or implied.  To the fullest extent permissible under the applicable law, UPI disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, freedom from computer virus, and warranties arising from course of dealing or course of performance.  UPI does not represent or warrant that the functions contained in this web site will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes the site available are free of viruses or other harmful components.  UPI does not make any warranties or representations regarding the use of materials in this site in terms of their completeness, correctness, accuracy, adequacy, usefulness, timeliness, reliability, or otherwise.

Limitation of Liability

In no event shall UPI be liable for any direct, indirect, special, punitive, incidental, exemplary, or consequential damages, or damages of any nature whatsoever, even if UPI has been previously advised of the possibility of such damages, whether in an action under contract, negligence, or any other theory, arising out of or in connection with the use, inability to use, or performance of the information, services, products, and materials available on and/or described on this web site.  These limitations shall apply notwithstanding any failure of essential purpose of any limited remedy.  

Intellectual Property

All content of this web site is owned or controlled by UPI and is protected by worldwide copyright laws.  You may download content only for your personal use for non-commercial purposes, but no modification or further reproduction of the content is permitted.  The content may not otherwise be copied or used in any way.

The trademarks, service marks, trade names, trade dress, and products in the web site are protected in the United States and internationally.  No use of any of these may be made without prior, written authorization of the owners of this site, except to identify the products or services of UPI.

Nothing contained herein is to be construed as a recommendation to use any product, process, equipment, or formulation in conflict with any patent, and UPI makes no representation or warranty, express or implied, that the use thereof will not infringe any patent.


You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless UPI, its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, and suppliers from and against all losses, expenses, damages, and costs, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, resulting from any violation of these terms and conditions or any activity related to your Internet account, including negligent or wrongful conduct, by you or any other person accessing this web site using your Internet account.


By using this web site, you agree that UPI, at its sole discretion, may require you to submit any disputes arising from the use of this web site, or these terms and conditions, including but not limited to disputes concerning their interpretation, violation, validity, nullity, non-performance, or termination, to final and binding arbitration under the International Rules of Arbitration and the American Arbitration Association, by one or more arbitrators appointed in accordance with said Rules.  Notwithstanding these Rules, however, such proceeding shall be governed by the laws of the state of Georgia, U.S.A., without regard to choice of law provisions.


UPI makes no commitment to update or correct any information that appears on the Internet or on this World-Wide Web server.  UPI may revise these Terms and Conditions at any time by updating this posting.  You should visit this page from time to time to review the then-current Terms and Conditions because they are binding on you.  Certain provisions of these Terms may be superseded by expressly designated legal notices or terms located on particular pages at this web site.