IMPORTANT: YOUR USE OF THE Quantum WEBSITE AND SERVICES (THE "SERVICES") IS CONDITIONED UPON YOUR COMPLIANCE AND ACCEPTANCE OF THESE TERMS.
Definitions. As used herein, "you," and "your," means the person, and company or organization that registers on this website, and "we," "our," "us," and Quantum, refers to Quantum SDS Inc, and its subsidiaries and affiliates.
2. PROPERTY RIGHTS. The trademarks, trade names, logos and service marks ("Marks") displayed on the Site and the features and functionality of the Site are the property of Quantum or its affiliates or licensors and are protected by applicable copyright, patent, trademark or other intellectual property law. Except as expressly authorized herein, you may not copy, reproduce, transmit, sell, display, distribute, publish, broadcast, circulate, modify, disseminate, or commercially exploit such Marks, Services or Information in any manner (including electronic, print or other media now known or hereafter developed) without the prior written consent of Quantum. Without limiting the foregoing, you also agree not to use the Marks, Services, or Information for any unlawful purpose, and you shall comply with any request of Quantum or its affiliates or licensors to protect their respective rights in the Marks, Services and Information.
3. LINKS. The Site contains links to other World Wide Web sites, Internet locations and sources of information of persons, companies, organizations and other entities ("Third Party Sites") that are not under the control of Quantum. Quantum makes no representations whatsoever about any Third Party Site to which you may have access through this Site. When you access a Third Party Site, you do so at your own risk and Quantum is not responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any information, data, opinions, advice or statements made on these Third Party Sites or for the quality of any products or services available on these Third Party Sites. Quantum provides such links only as a convenience and the inclusion of such links does not imply that Quantum endorses or accepts any responsibility for the content or uses of such Third Party Sites. There are inherent risks in the use of any software or information found on the Internet, and you acknowledge that you understand these risks before making any use of the Site.
4. PROHIBITED COMMUNICATIONS. Quantum may, but is not obligated to, monitor or review (i) any areas on the Site where users transmit or post communications or communicate solely with each other, and (ii) the content of any such communications. Quantum, however, will have no liability related to the content of any such communications, whether or not arising under the laws of copyright, libel, privacy, obscenity or otherwise. You are prohibited from posting or transmitting to or from this Site any unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic or other material that would violate any law.
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6. YOUR REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES. You hereby represent and warrant that you are of the age of majority and that all information provided by you during the registration process is true, correct and complete.
7. CONFIDENTIALITY. You hereby acknowledge and agree that any and all User Information may be accessed through the Internet, and hereby acknowledge and agree that there can be no assurance that the User Information, or any Information provided to you through the Services, or any communication through E-mail will remain secure. In addition, Quantum may disclose, sell, license or otherwise commercially exploit User Information to its Related Parties, as well as any governmental entity, or other third party (a) for any purpose related to the conduct of Quantum's business or to offering, providing or maintaining the Information or Services, (b) to comply with applicable rules, orders, subpoenas or other legal process, or in order to give information to any government agency or official requesting such information, or (c) for any other business purpose.
8. GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION. By accessing this Site, you and Quantum agree that all matters relating to your access to, or use of, this Site shall be governed by the laws of the State of California, without regard to conflicts of laws principles thereof. Quantum makes no representation that materials on this Site are appropriate or available for use in other locations, and accessing them from territories where their contents are illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access this Site from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.
Lumen's suppliers are key to our company's success in the highly competitive marketplace. We rely upon our strong base of suppliers to support our internal initiative of MWDVBE utilization and commitment to small business development.
You will need the following information to complete your registration.
A minority-owned business enterprise (MBE), a non-ethnic woman-owned business enterprise (WBE), a service and/or disabled veteran-owned business enterprise (DVBE), a disabled owned (DOBE), Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and/or Transgender owned Business Enterprises (LGBTBEs) is a for-profit enterprise, regardless of size, physically located in the United States or its trust territories. Minority, LGBT, woman, disabled, service disabled veteran ownership and/or controlling interest must be 51 percent to qualify, whether the business is publicly or privately held OR is “minority controlled” by 40% of its voting stock, board of directors or senior management and possess 3rd party certification from the Small Business Administration (SBA) or Federal, state, local governments or councils and chambers of commerce.
All prime suppliers with an average yearly spend of $700,000 are encouraged to have an MWDVBE subcontracting plan as part of their Sourcing contract and report on payments made to diverse vendors. Please login to begin the reporting process. If you need access, please send an email to: Quantum Support.
Tier II spending consists of payments made to minority, service disabled veteran or non-ethnic women owned businesses for the purchase of goods and services, used directly or indirectly, in support of Lumen.