All software is provided “AS IS,” and any expressed or implied warranties, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose are expressly disclaimed.
Except for proven gross negligence, neither the Division of Information Technology (DoIT) nor Northern Illinois University (NIU), as a governmental element of the NIU Board of Trustees and the State of Illinois, nor their officers, employees or agents shall be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, exemplary, or consequential damages (including, but not limited to, breach of expressed or implied contract; procurement of substitute goods or services; loss of use, data or profits; business interruption; or damage to any equipment, software and/or data files) however caused and on any legal theory of liability, whether for contract, tort, strict liability, or a combination thereof (including negligence or otherwise) arising in any way out of the direct or indirect use of software obtained here, even if advised of the possibility of such risk and potential damage.
All files provided here have been virus scanned; however, for your own protection, you should scan these files again (as you should for any file downloaded from the internet.) DoIT offers downloads from various software vendors. If you have a question concerning a particular piece of software, contact the vendor directly.
DoIT, the NIU Board of Trustees and the State of Illinois each refuse any assumed or asserted claim of direct or derivative liability for any damage or loss resulting from the failure, defect, malfunction, use or misuse of any software product offered from a third party for downloading. If you have a problem, question, or complaint about a particular piece of third party software, you should contact the vendor directly.
DoIT uses reasonable care to ensure that software products, files, etc are safe to operate when installed according to the manufacturer's installation instructions and that all products are free from any known software virus. If you have any doubt at all about the safety and operation of software made available to you, do not download the software.