Legal Terms for Use

Change Notice - August 8, 2017

 

USFI a business unit of Safeguard (USFI/Safeguard) and its affiliates and subsidiaries (“USFI/Safeguard,” “we,” or “us”) is committed to respecting the privacy rights of visitors of USFI/Safeguard websites (each a “Site”). While you are visiting the Site, we may ask you (“you” or “your”) to provide information that personally identifies you (“Personal Information”) for purposes of interacting with the Site or to allow you to submit additional information.

 

We will take measures so that the Personal Information you submit to us remains private and is used only for the purposes as set forth herein. To further the protection of your Personal Information, we have adopted a set of information management guidelines (outlined below) to describe the Personal Information we collect about you, why we collect it, how we use it, and when we share it with third parties.

 

This Privacy Policy has been developed with the recognition that Internet technologies are rapidly evolving and that underlying business models are still not established. Accordingly, this Privacy Policy is subject to change. Any such changes will be posted on this page. Please see the Effective Date stated at the conclusion of this Policy.

 

Overview

 

This website is designed to provide general information about USFI/Safeguard, its affiliates (collectively “USFI/Safeguard”), and their products and services. Nothing contained on this website is intended to offer scientific advice for the alleviation of pollution, or any other environmental concerns. In addition, nothing presented here is intended to provide instructions on the use of the products supplied by USFI/Safeguard.

 

Acceptance of Terms

 

USFI/Safeguard provides this information to you, subject to the following terms, conditions and notices contained or referenced herein (the “Legal Terms of Use”), which govern use of USFI/Safeguard’s website. By using this site, you signify your agreement to the Legal Terms of Use. If you do not agree to all of these Legal Terms of Use, please do not use this site. We reserve the right, at our discretion, to update or revise the Legal Terms of Use, so please check back periodically for changes. Your continued use of this site following the posting of any changes to these Legal Terms of Use constitutes acceptance of those changes.

 

USFI/Safeguard’s Privacy Policy

 

Information you provide through this site is subject to USFI/Safeguard’s Privacy Policy. For information about USFI/Safeguard’s Privacy Policy, see the top of this page. Please note that your usage of USFI/Safeguard’s electronic publication is recorded. USFI/Safeguard shall be free to use this information for statistical evaluations and to ensure uninterrupted proper operation of this service. In addition, if you give any feedback to USFI/Safeguard it shall be deemed that the content is not confidential. USFI/Safeguard shall be free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques contained in your feedback for any purpose and to reproduce and disclose the information to third parties without limitation.

 

Government Regulations

 

This website contains information about products which may or may not be available in any particular country, may be available under different trademarks in different countries, and where applicable, may be approved or cleared by a government regulatory body for sale or use with different indications and restrictions in different countries. Nothing contained on this website should be construed as a promotion or solicitation for any product or for the use of any product in a particular way which is not authorized by any referent law or regulation. Specific questions about the availability and use of products described on this website should be directed to your local USFI/Safeguard representative.

 

Links to Third-Party Sites

 

This site may contain links to other websites (“Linked Sites”). The Linked Sites are not under the control of USFI/Safeguard and USFI/Safeguard is not responsible for the contents of any Linked Site, including, without limitation, any link contained on a Linked Site, or any changes or updates to a Linked Site. USFI/Safeguard is providing Linked Sites to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of such Linked Sites is not an endorsement by USFI/Safeguard in favor of any company offering Internet services, products or services on the Linked Site.

 

Third-Party Hosting

 

USFI/Safeguard contracts with one or more third parties to maintain and host the Site. Therefore, any information you submit, including Personal Information, shall be placed and stored on a computer server maintained by this third party. Your use of the Site and any provision of Personal Information you submit to the Site constitutes your acknowledgment that such information or content could pass through and may be stored in servers outside the control of USFI/Safeguard. You agree that USFI/Safeguard has no liability or responsibility for any such pass-through or storage of same.

 

Account, Password, Confidentiality and Security

 

You may be required to provide an account and password to access portions of the website. You agree to be fully responsible for all access, use and activities that occur under your account and password. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password. You must NOT disclose your account and password to anyone. You must NOT leave any computer unattended while logged on to this website. You agree to immediately notify USFI/Safeguard of any breach of security of your account or password, such as theft, unauthorized use, attempted use, or tampering. You agree to exit from your account at the end of each session. The account and password must not be transferred from the person who registered. You agree to keep, hold and maintain in confidence all data and information you receive from this website that is not in the public domain at the time of disclosure.

 

No Unlawful or Prohibited Use

 

As a condition of your use of this site, you warrant that you will not use the site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by the Legal Terms of Use. You may not use this site in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the site or any user of the site, or interfere with any other party’s use of the site. You may not use any device, software or routine, including, but not limited to, any viruses, trojan horses, worms, time bombs or cancel bots intended to damage or interfere with the proper working of this site or to intercept or expropriate any system, data or personal information from this Web site. You also agree that you will not upload, post or transmit any communications or content of any type that (1) infringes or violates any rights of any party, (2) is false, inaccurate, misleading or fraudulent, (3) violates any applicable law, statute, rule or regulation. You will not use the website to access any third-party sites or cause damage to them.

 

Copyright Rights

 

All copyright rights in the text, images, photographs, graphics, user interface, and other content provided on this site, and the selection, coordination, and arrangement of such content, are owned by USFI/Safeguard or its third-party licensors, to the full extent provided under the United States Copyright Act and all international copyright laws. Under applicable copyright laws, you are prohibited from copying, reproducing, modifying, distributing, displaying, performing or transmitting any of the contents of this site for any purposes. Nothing stated or implied on this site confers on you any license or right under any copyright of USFI/Safeguard or any third party. USFI/Safeguard’s website and the information contained in reference herein are for informational purposes only. Any reproduction or copying of any materials or design elements of this site is strictly prohibited, without the prior written consent of USFI/Safeguard. Requests for permission to reproduce any information contained on this website should be addressed to USFI/Safeguard, 12100 Ford Road, Suite 200, Dallas, Texas 75234.

 

Trade and Service Mark Rights

 

All rights in the product names, company names, trade names, logos, product packaging and designs of all USFI/Safeguard or third-party products or services, whether or not appearing in large print or with the trademark symbol, belong exclusively to USFI/Safeguard or their respective owners, and are protected from reproduction, imitation, dilution or confusing or misleading uses under national and international trademark and copyright laws. The use or misuse of these trademarks or any materials, except as permitted herein, is expressly prohibited and nothing stated or implied on this site confers on you any license or right under any patent or trademark of USFI/Safeguard or any third party.

 

Disclaimer of Warranties

 

All materials, information, products and services included in or available through this site are provided “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. USFI/Safeguard has made and will continue to make diligent efforts to include accurate and up-to-date information on this website. However, USFI/Safeguard makes no warranties or representations, express or implied, that the information contained or referenced in this site is accurate, reliable or correct; that this site will be available at any particular time or location; that any defects or errors will be corrected; or that the content is free of viruses or other harmful components. All users agree that all access and use of this website and on any website linked to this website and/or the contents thereof are at their own risk. Because some jurisdictions do not permit the exclusion of certain warranties, these exclusions may not apply to you.

 

Limitation of Liability

 

Neither USFI/Safeguard nor any party involved in creating, producing or delivering this website, or any website linked to this website, shall be liable in any manner whatsoever for any direct, incidental, consequential, indirect or punitive damages arising out of your access, use or inability to use this website or any website linked to this website, or any errors or omissions in the content thereof. USFI/Safeguard reserves the right to alter the content of this website in any way, at any time, for any reason, without prior notification, and will not be liable in any way for possible consequences of such changes. In addition, USFI/Safeguard expressly disclaims any and all liability related to, arising from, or connected with a linked third-party website. These limitations apply whether the alleged liability is based on contract, tort, negligence, strict liability, or any other basis, even if USFI/Safeguard has been advised of the possibility of such damage. Because some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, USFI/Safeguard’s liability in such jurisdictions shall be limited to the extent permitted by law.

 

Indemnification

 

Upon request by USFI/Safeguard you agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless USFI/Safeguard and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, co-branders or other partners and employees from all liabilities, claims and expenses, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of content you submit, post to or transmit through this site, your use of the site, your violation of the Legal Terms of Use or your violation of any rights of another.

 

Choice of Law and Forum

 

These Legal Terms of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Texas, excluding its conflict of law rules. You and USFI/Safeguard expressly agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the courts in Dallas County, Texas, in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of this site.

 

Severability and Integration

 

Unless otherwise specified herein, this Legal Terms of Use statement constitutes the entire agreement between you and USFI/Safeguard and govern your use of this site, superseding any prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals (whether oral, written or electronic) between you and USFI/Safeguard. If any portion of this Legal Terms of Use statement is held invalid or unenforceable, that portion shall be construed in a manner consistent with applicable law to reflect, as nearly as possible, the original intention of the parties, and the remaining portions shall remain in full force and effect.

 

No Waiver

 

The failure of USFI/Safeguard to enforce any provisions of this Legal Terms of Use statement or respond to a breach by you or other parties shall not in any way waive its right to enforce subsequently any terms or conditions of this statement or to act with respect to similar breaches.

 

Miscellaneous

 

You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship will exist between you and USFI/Safeguard as a result of the Legal Terms of Use statement or your use of this website. Nothing contained in this Legal Terms of Use statement is in derogation of USFI/Safeguard’s right to comply with governmental, court and law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of this website or information provided to or gathered by USFI/Safeguard with respect to such use. A printed version of this Legal Terms of Use statement and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this Legal Terms of Use statement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form.

 

Termination

 

USFI/Safeguard reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to all or part of this site, with or without notice.

 

Information We May Collect

 

USFI/Safeguard respects your privacy. We may collect information that can identify you ("personal information"), such as your name and e-mail address, when you (or other customers) provide it to us when using our Quote Request, or Contact Us form. You are not obligated to provide us with this information, although it may be necessary in order to fulfill your request or allow you to submit additional information. Additionally, we may collect aggregate information regarding users of the Site. Aggregate information includes data regarding usage of the Site including traffic patterns, number of Site visits, use of particular services on the Site, etc. This information is NOT identifiable to individual Site users.

 

How We May Use Information We Collect

 

We may use information to:

Fulfill your requests for products and services;

Offer products and services that may be of interest to you;

Analyze use of and improve our Services, products and other services;

Identify and protect against fraudulent transactions and other misuses of our Services

 

With Whom We May Share Information We Collect

 

We do not sell or otherwise disclose information about you, except as described here. We may share the information you provide with companies affiliated with USFI/Safeguard. We also may share information provided by our Site visitors with service providers we have retained to perform services on our behalf. These service providers are required to use or disclose the information only as necessary to perform services on our behalf or to comply with legal requirements. In addition, we may disclose information about you (i) if we are required to do so by law or legal process, (ii) to law enforcement authorities or other government officials, or (iii) when we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to prevent physical harm or financial loss or in connection with an investigation of suspected or actual illegal activity.

 

We reserve the right to transfer any information we have about you in the event that we sell or transfer all or a portion of our business or assets. Should such a sale or transfer occur, we will use reasonable efforts to direct the transferee to use information you have provided through the Site in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Policy.

Additionally, we may share aggregate, non-personally identifiable information with our business partners and other affiliated third parties (e.g., the number of users who have visited the Site on a specific day, etc.). USFI/Safeguard may also match aggregated user information with third-party data and disclose aggregated user statistics in order to describe our services to potential advertisers, partners, and other third parties and for other lawful purposes.

 

It should be noted, however, that this Privacy Policy addresses only the use and dissemination of information that we collect from you. To the extent that you disclose any information to other parties, through other websites on the Internet linked to the Site, different policies may apply. Since USFI/Safeguard does not control the privacy policies of third parties, you are subject to the privacy customs and policies, if any, of those third parties, and USFI/Safeguard shall not be responsible for the use or dissemination of your Personal Information by those third parties. Therefore, we encourage you to ask questions before you disclose your Personal Information to others.

 

By submitting Personal Information, you grant permission to the Site for use consistent with this Privacy Policy. Consent will be assumed unless otherwise stated by you at the time of submission.

 

Children’s Privacy

 

USFI/Safeguard does not specifically collect information about children but is concerned about the safety of children and their use of the Internet. Therefore, in accordance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998, we will never knowingly request or solicit personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13 without prior verifiable parental consent. In the event that we receive actual knowledge that we have collected such Personal Information without the requisite and verifiable parental consent, we will delete that information from our database as quickly as is practical. The Site is not intended for use by persons under the age of 13 without parental consent.

 

Effective Date and Changes

 

This Privacy Policy is effective as of August 2017. USFI/Safeguard reserves the right to modify the terms of this policy at any time, and in our sole discretion, by posting a change notice to this page. Your continued use of the Site after our posting of a change notice will constitute binding acceptance of those changes. You should periodically check this Privacy Policy for updates and/or changes.

 

 

 

 

 

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