Terms and Conditions

 Terms of Use:

As of: March 4, 2019

Last Updated: March 3, 2023


Please read the Terms of Use carefully before using the http://criterion-sys.com website operated by Criterion Systems, LLC, a Cherokee Federal Company (“Criterion Systems,” “us,” “we,” or “our”). Your access to and use of the aforementioned website is conditioned on your acceptance of and compliance with these terms. These terms apply to all visitors, users, and others who access or use this website. By using the website, you agree that you have read, understand, and agree to these “terms of use”, which incorporate our privacy policy. If you disagree with any part of the terms, then you may not access the website. Please note that certain sections of the website may have additional or different terms of use or privacy policies applicable to those sections of the website. Any such additional or different terms will be posted on the applicable section of the website. If you do not agree to these terms of use or the privacy policy, please do not use the website. If you have any questions regarding these terms of use, please contact us at webmaster@criterion-sys.com.

User Content

Except as may be permitted on certain pages of the website, you are not permitted to post any content on the website. Where you are permitted to post content on the website, you may not post or link to any content that is false, defamatory, inaccurate, abusive, harassing, obscene, sexually oriented, threatening, invasive of a person’s privacy, or that would infringe on any third party’s rights (including copyrights and other intellectual property rights) or content that otherwise violate any applicable law, rules, or regulations. We have the right to distribute, copy, adapt, reproduce, and otherwise use any content that you post to the website. We may, but are not required to, moderate, review, edit, or remove any content you post to the website for any reason. Any information that you post to our website becomes publicly available and may be viewable by any visitors to our website. By posting content to our website, you agree that such posting is subject to Criterion Systems’ terms of use and privacy policy.

User Obligations

Materials on the Website

Unless otherwise stated, the website and contents of this website including, but not limited to, all text, HTML code, graphics, button images, the website design and “look and feel,” and their arrangement are owned or licensed by Criterion Systems and are protected pursuant to U.S. and foreign copyright, trademark, and other laws. All trademarks, seals, or logos used or referred to in this website are the property of their respective owners. No intellectual property or other rights in or to this website or its contents are transferred to you. This website and the content provided in this website, including, but not limited to, graphic images, audio, video, html code, buttons, and text, may not be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any way, without the prior written consent of Criterion Systems, except that you may download, display, and print one copy of the materials on any single computer solely for your personal, non-commercial use, provided that you do not modify the material in any way and you keep intact all copyright, trademark, and other proprietary notices. The information provided on the website is provided solely for illustrative and/or informational purposes and does not create any business, contractual, or employment relationship. The Criterion Systems name and logo and all related product and service names, design marks and slogans are the trademarks, service marks or registered trademarks of Criterion. “Criterion Systems, LLC,” “Criterion,” “CyberScale,” and all other services marks or trademarks used on the website are the registered and/or unregistered service marks or trademarks of Criterion Systems or its licensors. The use of these or any other service marks or trademarks on the website is prohibited without express written permission from us and/or the owner of any such service mark or trademark.


We may terminate or suspend access to our website immediately, without prior notice or liability, for any reason whatsoever, including without limitation if you breach these terms of use. All provisions of these terms of use which, by their nature should survive termination, will survive termination, including, without limitation: ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity, and limitations of liability.

Links to Other Websites

Unless expressly permitted, you may not create a link to this website. Our website may contain links to third party websites or services, including various social media websites, that are not owned or controlled Criterion Systems. We do not regularly review materials on websites linked to from this website and do not necessarily endorse the materials appearing on any websites linked to or from this website. Criterion Systems has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party web websites or services. You further acknowledge and agree that Criterion Systems will not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods, or services available on or through any such websites or services. We strongly encourage you to be aware when you leave our website, to read the terms and conditions and privacy policies of any other websites that you visit.

Applying for Jobs

When you apply for a job on the website, we will ask you to provide us with information about yourself, including information that may relate to the job you are interested in (e.g., level of interest in the job, security clearance information, etc.). As part of the application process we give you an opportunity to sign-up to receive ongoing communications from us regarding job openings that may be of interest to you. Through this process you can let us know what types of jobs you are interested and how frequently you would like to be updated regarding new job openings. Please note that even if you do not sign-up to receive ongoing communications from us, we may use the information collected via this process to contact you regarding the job for which you applied.

Email Communications

If you subscribe to receive email communications from us, we may send you email communications to alert you to company news and provide you with other company information. In addition, if you sign up to receive information regarding job openings that may be of interest to you, we may send you email communications based on the preferences you specified in connection with signing-up for such communications. We may also contact you regarding any jobs for which you applied, even if you did not sign-up to receive ongoing communications from us.

No Warranty and Limitation of Liability and Indemnification

The material and information contained on this website is for general information purposes only. You should not rely upon the material or information on the website as a basis for making any business, legal, or any other decisions. The user of this website assumes all responsibility and risk for the use of this website and the Internet generally. Criterion Systems and its affiliates disclaim all warranties, representations, or endorsements, express or implied, about the information accessed from, or via, this website or the Internet, including, but not limited to, all implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a purpose, or non-infringement. Criterion Systems does not assume any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, apparatus, product or process disclosed on the website or other material accessible from the website. In no event will Criterion Systems be liable for any special, indirect, or consequential damages or any damages whatsoever resulting from loss of use, data, or profits, whether in an action of contract, negligence or tortious action, arising out of or in connection with the use or performance of the information on this website or the Internet generally.

Any Criterion Systems material on this website may include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Criterion Systems has the right to make changes and updates to any information contained within this website without prior notice. The information provided on this website is provided on an “As Is” and “As Available” basis without warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, warranties of title, non-infringement or implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a purpose. No advice or their respective employees will create any warranty. Neither Criterion Systems nor its affiliates warrant that the information on this website or on the Internet generally will be uninterruptible or error free or that any information, software, or other material accessible from this website is free of viruses or other harmful components. You will indemnify and hold us harmless from and against all claims, losses, and damages, including attorneys’ fees, that arise in connection with your use of the website or your breach of these terms of use and/or the privacy policy.

Disclaimer of Endorsement

Reference herein to any products, services, processes, hypertext links to third parties, or other information by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, supplier, or otherwise does not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation by Criterion Systems. Product and service information is the sole responsibility of each individual vendor. The Criterion Systems name and logo and other trademarks and trade names owned by Criterion Systems may not be used in any commercial manner without the prior written consent of Criterion Systems.

Cybersecurity and Consent to Monitoring/Disclosure

We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the information we collect. That said, no data security measures are 100% secure. Therefore, while we implement reasonable physical, technical, and administrative measures to protect the information we collect, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. Criterion Systems is under no obligation to monitor the information residing on or transmitted to this website. However, anyone using this website agrees that Criterion Systems may monitor the server contents periodically to comply with any necessary laws, regulations or other requests; to operate the website properly or to protect itself and its users. Criterion Systems reserves the right to modify, reject or eliminate any information residing on or transmitted to its website that it, in its sole discretion, believes is unacceptable or in violation of these terms and conditions. Should any user of information on this server provide Criterion Systems with information, including but not limited to feedback, data, answers, questions, comments, suggestions, plans, ideas or the like, such information will be deemed to be non-confidential or non-sensitive and Criterion Systems assumes no obligation to protect such information from disclosure. The submission of such information to Criterion Systems will in no way prevent the purchase, manufacture or use of similar products, services, plans and ideas by Criterion Systems for any purpose whatever and Criterion Systems will be free to reproduce, use, disclose, and distribute the information to others without restriction.

Changes to These Terms of Use

We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to modify, change, or replace these terms of use at any time without prior notification to you. If we make a change to these terms of use, we will change the effective date above. We suggest you review these terms of use from time to time. If we materially change these terms of use, we will attempt to provide you with notice of such changes via email or by posting a notice on our website.

Choice of Law

These terms of use will be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the United States of America and/or the Commonwealth of Virginia without regard to its conflicts of law rules or provisions. Our failure to enforce any right or provision of these terms will not be considered a waiver of those rights. If any provision of these terms is held to be invalid or unenforceable by a court, the remaining provisions of these terms will remain in effect. These terms constitute the entire agreement between Criterion Systems and any individual user regarding our website and supersede and replace any prior agreements regarding the website.

You are responsible for complying with the laws of the jurisdiction from which you are accessing this website and you agree that you will not access or use the information on this website in violation of such laws. Unless expressly stated otherwise herein, any information submitted by you through this website will be deemed non-confidential and non-proprietary. You represent that you have the lawful right to submit such information and agree that you will not submit any information unless you are legally entitled to do so. Because of the open nature of the Internet, we recommend that you not submit information you consider confidential or sensitive.


If you have any questions regarding these terms of use, please contact us at webmaster@criterion-sys.com.