Terms and Conditions
“Company” means Bates Technologies.
“Site” means this web site.
1. Binding Agreement
Use of this Site is available only to those users who are in compliance and agreement with these terms and conditions of use as well as the other terms and conditions referenced elsewhere on this Site. Please note that by accessing, viewing, using, or downloading materials from the Site, you agree to be legally bound by all of the terms, conditions and notices contained or referenced herein.
2. License and Site Access
Subject to these terms and conditions and all applicable laws and regulations, the Company grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, personal, limited license to download, access, view, use and display this Site and the Uniform Resource Locators (URLs), text, graphics, content, information, audio, video and other services (the “Materials”), which the Company makes available to you from time to time on the terms and conditions set forth in this Agreement. This authorization is not a transfer of title to the Site or the Materials contained herein, or any part, and any downloading, modification, reproduction, copying, publication or redistribution for commercial purposes of any information or Materials or design elements of the Site is strictly prohibited without the prior written consent of the Company. Requests for permission to reproduce any information contained on this Site should be addressed to the Company at firstname.lastname@example.org..
Notwithstanding the above, the Company authorizes you to make one (1) electronic or paper copy of the information posted on any page of the Site, provided that the copy is used solely for non-commercial, personal purposes, and further provided that any such copy remains protected by all copyright, trademarks, Site marks, and other proprietary notices and legends contained on the Site.
This license does not include the right to modify this Site, or any portion of it, except with the express written consent of the Company. Any resale or commercial use of this Site or the Materials; any collection and use of any product or service listings, descriptions, or prices; any derivative use of this Site or its contents; any downloading or copying of account information for the benefit of another merchant; any sending of unsolicited e-mail, including promotions and/or advertising of products or services; any submission of a virus to the Site, overloading, flooding, mail bombing or crashing; any use of data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction rules; or any other form of hacking, interference, spamming, sabotage or manipulation is prohibited.
You agree to all additional restrictions displayed on the Site as it may be updated from time to time. You agree to use this Site for lawful purposes only, and shall not post or transmit any information or material which in any way infringes or violates the rights of others or which is unlawful, defamatory, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity, obscene, harassing or otherwise objectionable.
The Company reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to pursue all of its legal remedies, including but not limited to prosecution of users in violation of these terms and conditions.
You have no ownership rights in the Site or in the Materials. Rather, you have a license to download, access, view, use and display this Site and the Materials as long as this Agreement remains in full force and effect. Unless otherwise noted, ownership of the Site and the Materials and all intellectual property rights therein shall remain at all times with the Company or their respective owners.
4. Your Account and Registered Users
You may be required to register in order to access the Site or certain portions of the Site. If the Site or certain portions of the Site require you to register, you must complete the registration process by providing the Company with current, complete and accurate information about yourself as prompted by the applicable registration form.
If you are required to register in order to access the Site or certain portions of the Site, you may be provided with, or you may choose, a password and a user name. If you are a registered user of this Site, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password. If you use this Site, you are responsible for restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. You agree to notify the Company immediately of any unauthorized use of your account or any other breach of security. The Company reserves the right to refuse service, terminate accounts, or remove or edit content in its sole discretion.
YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THIS SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE SITE, MATERIALS, CONTENT, RELATED COMMUNICATIONS AND SOFTWARE MADE AVAILABLE ON THE SITE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT ANY REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT, SATISFACTORY QUALITY, OR FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW FOR THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSIONS OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR OTHER TERMS, MAY NOT BE APPLICABLE UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES AND, IN SUCH INSTANCES, THE COMPANY’S LIABILITY IS LIMITED TO THE GREATEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW. THE COMPANY DOES NOT WARRANT THE ACCURACY, CURRENCY OR COMPLETENESS OF THE MATERIALS OR CONTENT DISPLAYED OR DISTRIBUTED ON THIS SITE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE RELIABILITY OR OF ANY ADVICE, STATEMENT, ADVERTISEMENT OR OTHER INFORMATION DISPLAYED OR DISTRIBUTED THROUGH THE SITE. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE BY THE USE OF THIS SITE THAT ANY RELIANCE ON ANY SUCH MATERIALS, CONTENT, ADVICE, STATEMENT, ADVERTISEMENT OR INFORMATION SHALL BE AT YOUR SOLE RISK.
THE COMPANY DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTIES FOR THE SECURITY OR RELIABILITY OF THE MATERIALS. THE COMPANY DOES NOT ASSUME ANY RESPONSIBILITY, AND SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO, OR VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS THAT MAY INFECT YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT OR OTHER PROPERTY ON ACCOUNT OF YOUR ACCESS TO, USE, OR BROWSING OF THE SITE (INCLUDING ANY BULLETIN BOARD OR CHAT ROOM) OR YOUR DOWNLOADING OF ANY MATERIALS FROM THE SITE.
THE MATERIALS INCLUDED IN THE SITE MAY CONTAIN INACCURACIES AND TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. THE COMPANY RESERVES THE RIGHT, IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION, TO CORRECT ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY PORTION OF THE SITE. THE COMPANY MAY MAKE ANY OTHER CHANGES TO THE SITE, THE MATERIALS AND THE PRODUCTS, PROGRAMS, SERVICES OR PRICES (IF ANY) DESCRIBED IN THE SITE AT ANY TIME WITHOUT NOTICE.
7. Links to Affiliate or Third-Party Sites
The Company may provide on this Site, solely as a convenience to its users, links to web sites operated by our affiliates or other entities. If you use these sites, you will leave this Site. If you decide to visit any linked site, you do so at your own risk and it is your responsibility to take all protective measures to guard against viruses or other destructive elements. The Company does not make any warranty or representation regarding, or endorse or otherwise sponsor, any linked web sites or the information appearing thereon or any of the products or services described thereon. Links do not imply that the Company is affiliated or associated with the linked site, or is legally authorized to use any trademark, trade name, logo or copyright symbol displayed in or accessible through the links; or that any linked site is affiliated or associated with the Company or is authorized to use any trademark, trade name, logo or copyright symbol of the Company.
8. Third-Party Content
Any information, statements, opinions, services or other information provided by third parties and made available on this Site are those of the respective author(s) and not the Company. Such information and the like may be updated from time to time directly by the respective authors. The disclaimer set forth above applies regardless of the updating party.
9. Deep Linking and Framing
You are prohibited from reproducing or “framing” the Site, Materials, or any part thereof, pages or content provided by the Company or its affiliates to the extent allowed by applicable law. You may link to internal pages within this Site which are not only ordinarily accessible only by registered users, provided that you do not copy or frame the content found there.
Because of the nature of the Company’s business, and its products and services, this Site is not intended for use by minors and the Company does not knowingly attempt to solicit or receive any information from children. These terms and conditions of use require that use of this Site, or any registration that may be required to access this Site or portions of this Site, or to purchase or license products or services, if offered, may only be made by those over the age of 18 and that any products or service purchased or licensed may only be done by those over the age of 18. By using this Site, you are representing that you are an adult (at least 18 years of age) or have the permission from a parent or legal guardian to use the Site.
11. Information Provided by You
The Company does not want you to, and you should not, send any confidential, personal or proprietary information to the Company through this Site unless specifically requested by the Company. Please note that any unsolicited information or material sent to the Company will be deemed not to be confidential or proprietary. By submitting information and material to this Site, you grant to the Company (or warrant that the owner of such information and material has expressly granted to the Company) a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, unrestricted, right and license to use, reproduce, display, perform, modify, adapt, publish, translate, transmit and distribute or otherwise make available to others such information and material (in whole or in part and for any purpose) worldwide and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media, or technology now known or hereafter developed.