Last updated 08/31/2016
2. The Website
The Information may be supplied by CHI or third parties and users of this Website. Any opinions, advice, statements, or other information or content expressed or made available by third parties are those of the respective author(s) or distributor(s) and not of CHI. In many instances, the content available through this Website represents the opinions and judgments of the respective information provider or user. CHI neither endorses nor is responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any opinion, advice or statement made on this Website by anyone other than authorized CHI spokespersons acting in their official capacities.
CHI has the right at any time to change or discontinue any aspect or feature of this Website, including, without limitation, the content, hours of availability, and equipment needed for access or use of this Website. Use of this Website is solely at CHI's discretion, and CHI reserves the right to prohibit anyone from accessing, browsing, supplying information to, downloading information from, or conducting business on this Website. We will not be liable if for any reason all or any part of this Website is unavailable at any time or for any period. From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of this Website, or the entire Website, to users, including registered users.
You are responsible for:
- Making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to this Website.
If you choose, or are provided with, a user name, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential, and you must not disclose it to any other person or entity. You also acknowledge that your account is personal to you and agree not to provide any other person with access to this Website or portions of it using your user name, password or other security information. You agree to notify us immediately of any unauthorized access to or use of your user name or password or any other breach of security. You also agree to ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session. You should use particular caution when accessing your account from a public or shared computer so that others are not able to view or record your password or other personal information.
3. Use of the Website
You agree (i) to comply with all applicable laws and regulations regarding your use of this Website and the Information, (ii) not to retransmit, publicly display, sell or use the Information, or any part thereof, provided other than solely for your internal purposes, (iii) not to alter or remove any of the Information or any consent or other proprietary notice or legend on any of the Information, (iv) not to post or transmit through the Website any material that violates or infringes in any way upon the rights of others, which is unlawful, threatening, abusive, defamatory, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, vulgar, obscene, profane or otherwise objectionable, which encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, gives rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any law, (v) not to post or transmit through the Website any material which contains advertising or any solicitation with respect to products or services without CHI's express prior approval, (vi) not to use the Website to advertise or perform any commercial solicitation, (vii) not to use the Website in any manner that could disable, overburden, damage, or impair the site or interfere with any other party's use of the Website, including their ability to engage in real time activities through the Website, (viii) not to use any robot, spider or other automatic device, process or means to access the Website for any purpose, including monitoring or copying any of the material on the Website, (ix) not to use any device, software or routine that interferes with the proper working of the Website, (x) not to introduce to the Website or Information any viruses, trojan horses, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful, (xi) not to attempt to gain unauthorized access to, interfere with, damage or disrupt any parts of the Website, the server on which the Website is stored, or any server, computer or database connected to the Website, (xii) not to otherwise attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Website, and (xiii) not to engage in any conduct by you that in CHI's discretion restricts or inhibits any other user from using or enjoying the Website.
Third parties or users providing or using Information that is made available on this Website are solely responsible for the accuracy and content of the Information supplied or used and you agree not to supply any Information that infringes the intellectual property rights of any other party or that is misleading, fraudulent, defamatory, libelous, threatening, harassing, injurious to minors, pornographic, obscene or illegal.
4. Website Content
While it may monitor, remove or delete transmissions to this Website, CHI is under no obligation to monitor, remove or delete any transmissions. CHI exercises no editorial review and assumes no responsibility for misleading, fraudulent, defamatory, libelous, threatening, harassing, pornographic, obscene or illegal Information supplied to this Website; provided, however, that CHI may take any action with respect to any Information that CHI deems in its sole discretion is necessary or appropriate, including the deletion of any such Information. You agree to promptly report any suspicious or unauthorized use of this Website to CHI. CHI reserves the right to monitor any and all activity on this Website and CHI may notify the proper law enforcement officials if any suspicious activity is detected.
5. Copyrights and Trademarks
This Website is copyrighted 2004–2016 by Cooper Holdings, Inc. All rights are reserved. Product names, logos, designs, titles, words or phrases within this Website may be trademarks, service marks, or trade names of Cooper Holdings, Inc. or other entities and may be registered in certain jurisdictions. In particular, Cooper Holdings, Inc. and the CHI logo are trademarks or service marks of Cooper Holdings, Inc. You must not use such marks without the prior written permission of CHI. Other brands and product names are trademarks or service marks of their respective owners.
6. Geographic Restrictions
The owner of the Website is based in the state of Georgia in the United States. We provide this Website for use only by persons located in the United States. We make no claims that the Website or any of its content is accessible or appropriate outside of the United States. Access to the Website may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. If you access the Website from outside the United States, you do so on your own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.
7. Links to Other Websites
Links to third party websites on this Website are provided solely as a convenience to you and may be terminated at any time. If you use these links, you will leave this Website. CHI has not reviewed all of these third party websites and does not control and is not responsible for any of these websites or their content. Therefore, CHI does not endorse or make any representations about them, or any information, software or other products or materials found there, or any results that may be obtained from using them. You acknowledge and agree that CHI shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of or reliance on any information, goods or services available on or through any such third party website. If you decide to access any of the third party websites linked to this Website, you do this entirely at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for such websites.
8. Linking to the Website
You may link to this Website, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part without our express written consent. You agree to cooperate with us in causing any unauthorized framing or linking immediately to cease. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.
9. Changes to the Website
We may update the content on this Website from time to time, but its content is not necessarily complete or up-to-date. Any of the material on the Website may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.
10. Monitoring and Enforcement; Termination
We have the right to:
- Remove or refuse to post any material provided by you (“User Contribution”) for any or no reason in our sole discretion.
- Disclose your identity or other information about you to any third party who claims that material posted by you violates their rights, including their intellectual property rights or their right to privacy.
- Take appropriate legal action, including without limitation, referral to law enforcement, for any illegal or unauthorized use of the Website.
Without limiting the foregoing, we have the right to fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing us to disclose the identity or other information of anyone posting any materials on or through the Website. YOU WAIVE AND HOLD HARMLESS COOPER HOLDINGS, INC. AND ITS AFFILIATES, LICENSEES AND SERVICE PROVIDERS FROM ANY CLAIMS RESULTING FROM ANY ACTION TAKEN BY ANY OF THE FOREGOING PARTIES DURING OR AS A RESULT OF ITS INVESTIGATIONS AND FROM ANY ACTIONS TAKEN AS A CONSEQUENCE OF INVESTIGATIONS BY EITHER SUCH PARTIES OR LAW ENFORCEMENT AUTHORITIES.
However, we do not undertake to review material before it is posted on the Website, and cannot ensure prompt removal of objectionable material after it has been posted. Accordingly, we assume no liability for any action or inaction regarding transmissions, communications or content provided by any user or third party. We have no liability or responsibility to anyone for performance or nonperformance of the activities described in this section.
11. Copyright Infringement
If you believe that any User Contributions violate your copyright, please send us the following notice information to firstname.lastname@example.org:
- Your name, address, telephone number, and email address;
- A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;
- The exact URL or a description of where the alleged infringing material is located;
- A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
- An electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest; and
- A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.
Your use of this Website and/or any of the Information is at your own risk. This Website and the Information are provided "as-is" and "as-available". CHI hereby disclaims any and all warranties with respect to the Website and the Information, whether express or implied, including without limitation, any warranty of merchantability, satisfaction, fitness for particular purpose, completeness, accuracy, reliability, quality, timeliness, uninterrupted use, title and non-infringement. CHI makes no representations or warranties with respect to the Information, services or materials made available by any third party. You understand that we cannot and do not guarantee or warrant that files available for downloading from the internet or this Website will be free of viruses or other destructive code. You are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and checkpoints to satisfy your particular requirements for anti-virus protection and accuracy of data input and output, and for maintaining a means external to our Website for any reconstruction of any lost data. WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED BY A DISTRIBUTED DENIAL-OF-SERVICE ATTACK, VIRUSES OR OTHER TECHNOLOGICALLY HARMFUL MATERIAL THAT MAY INFECT YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, DATA OR OTHER PROPRIETARY MATERIAL DUE TO YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE OR ANY INFORMATION OR SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THIS WEBSITE OR TO YOUR DOWNLOADING OF ANY MATERIAL POSTED ON IT, OR ON ANY WEBSITE LINKED TO IT.
THE FOREGOING DOES NOT AFFECT ANY WARRANTIES WHICH CANNOT BE EXCLUDED OR LIMITED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.
13. Limitation of Liability
IN NO EVENT WILL COOPER HOLDINGS INC., ITS AFFILIATES OR ITS LICENSORS, SERVICE PROVIDERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OFFICERS OR DIRECTORS BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, UNDER ANY LEGAL THEORY, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE, OR INABILITY TO USE, THIS WEBSITE, ANY WEBSITES LINKED TO IT, ANY CONTENT ON THIS WEBSITE OR SUCH OTHER WEBSITES OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THIS WEBSITE OR SUCH OTHER WEBSITES, INCLUDING ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PERSONAL INJURY, PAIN AND SUFFERING, EMOTIONAL DISTRESS, LOSS OF REVENUE, LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF BUSINESS OR ANTICIPATED SAVINGS, LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF GOODWILL, LOSS OF DATA, AND WHETHER CAUSED BY TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), BREACH OF CONTRACT OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF FORESEEABLE.
THE FOREGOING DOES NOT AFFECT ANY LIABILITY WHICH CANNOT BE EXCLUDED OR LIMITED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.
15. Governing Law and Jurisdiction
16. Limitation on Time to File Claims
17. Entire Agreement
If for any reason you are not satisfied with this Website or the Information, your sole remedy is to cease using this Website and the Information.