Terms & Conditions

<p>This Site (the &#8220;Site&#8221;, “Service”, and “dependablehvacrefrigeration.com”) is provided by Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration . Customer and its agents (&#8220;Customer”, “Authorized User” and “you”) are deemed to have agreed to these Terms and Conditions. The Services (as defined below) provided to you through this Site include Services provided on dependablehvacrefrigeration.com. You can click here to review the most current version of these Terms and Conditions at any time.</p> <p>The following are terms of a Legal License and User Agreement (&#8220;Agreement&#8221;) between you (“Customer”) and Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration . Please read these terms and conditions of use carefully. By accessing, browsing and/or otherwise using this Site, you acknowledge that you have read, understood and agreed to be bound by these terms and conditions, and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations, including U.S. export and re-export control laws and regulations. If you do not agree to all of these terms and conditions, you may not access, browse and/or use this Site. The material provided on this Site is protected by law, including, but not limited to, United States copyright law and international treaties.</p> <p>Licenses and Restrictions.<br /> Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration grants a license to Customer to use the Service under the terms and conditions of this Service Agreement. No right or license shall be granted, implied construed as conferring by implication by estoppels or otherwise, any license or right under any copyright, patent, trademark or other proprietary interest of Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration or third parties other than the rights and licenses expressly granted in this Agreement. License, Agreement and Rights of Use apply to the Customer and the company he/she represents. </p> <p>Customer, on behalf of the company you represent at the time you sign up for membership represent that materials from site or services will only used in the sole company that Customer represents as an employee for your exclusive internal company use as long as Customer is a member in good standing with that company during the term of your membership. Should you terminate employment, but continue as a Site member, you are expressly liable for notifying your former employer that their rights to use materials from this site are prohibited.</p> <p>Except as otherwise expressly provided in this Agreement, nothing in this Agreement shall be construed to constitute a grant, transfer, assignment, or license by Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration to Customer of Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration property, including, without limitation, property interests in Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration trademarks, service marks, trade names, inventions, technology, patents, or copyrights. Unless otherwise agreed by the Parties, Customer agrees to use the Service for its own use only and will not resell the Service to a third party, or allow others to use the Service.</p> <p>This Agreement contains the terms and conditions that apply to the Customer(s)/Member(s)/Client(s) (known as Customer(s)), user(s) of the Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration , (as defined below) on this Site unless otherwise stated herein. Please read these terms and conditions carefully.</p> <p>By clicking on the I ACCEPT button, you acknowledge that you have agreed to all of the terms of this Agreement and that you have agreed to become a party to, and legally bound by, this Agreement. If you do not agree to all of the terms of this Agreement, click on the I DECLINE button. You will not be able to use the secured area of the site if you click on the I DECLINE button.</p> <p>This Agreement describes the terms and conditions applicable to your use of the Service at Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration through our Site. Some terms of this Agreement may be incorporated by reference by way of hyperlink(s) that may be viewed by clicking on respective hyperlink(s). If you have any questions regarding this Agreement, please contact custoemrcare@dependablehvacrefrigeration.com. This Agreement was last revised on February 23, 2007.</p> <p>This site is controlled and operated by Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration from its offices within the United States. Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration makes no representation that materials contained in this Site are appropriate or available for use in other locations, and access to them from territories where their contents are illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access this Site from other locations do so of their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws. User within the United States are solely responsible and liable for ensuring content meets all federal, state and local laws and regulations. Check with your attorney before using any materials from this site or rendered during onsite visits or seminars/events.</p> <p>These terms of access apply exclusively to your access to and use of this Site and do not alter in any way the terms and conditions of any other agreement you may have with Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration for products, services or otherwise. Further, if you breach any of these terms and conditions, your authorization to use this Site automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any downloaded or printed materials and discontinue use of any hyperlinks to this Site.</p> <p>STANDARD TERMS AND CONDITIONS<br /> The following Standard Terms and Conditions apply to and are a part of the Agreement between Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration and Customer. No purchase order or other documentation of Customer pertaining to the Agreement or the Service covered thereby shall modify, contradict or otherwise change these Standard Terms and Conditions or the other provisions of the Agreement.</p> <p>In the event of any inconsistency, these Standard Terms and Conditions and the other provisions of the Agreement and Site Administrative Documents shall control. When referred to individually, Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration and Customer may each be referred to herein as a &#8220;Party&#8221; and collectively as the &#8220;Parties.&#8221;</p> <p>Registration Requirements<br /> The public areas of the site can be viewed without restriction, registration or membership access. </p> <p>However, due to the proprietary information contained on this site and the intellectual property rights of Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration and those extended to it by third parties we require all site visitors to register their name, company name and a valid email address to ensure visitor validity and to protect rights of members and site contributors.</p> <p>In order to obtain access to the unsecured (yet still free) portions of the Site and certain Services, you must register with the site. As part of the registration process, you will provide your name, company name and a valid email address. You will not be billed and this does not constitute membership or permission to be solicited via email. See our Privacy Policy for details.</p> <p>Should you wish to access the secured member content you will need to become a paying member, at which time you will be requested to provide more detailed billing information and be required to select a username and password. You agree that you will be responsible for maintaining your password as confidential and for any activity that occurs as a result of your enabling or permitting another person or entity to use your password. You agree to immediately notify dependablehvacrefrigeration.com in the event that (i) your password is lost or stolen, or (ii) you become aware of any unauthorized use of your password or of any other breach of security that might affect the dependablehvacrefrigeration.com Services. Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration is not responsible for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with the provisions of this section. Only authorized users are eligible to participate in certain Services offered on the Site.</p> <p>Scope of the Service:</p> <p>Subject to Customer acceptance of the Agreement, Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration agrees to provide the Service to Customer under the terms and conditions of the Agreement.<br /> Term and Termination.<br /> This Agreement shall commence as of the Effective date or initial purchase and shall continue thereafter unless terminated by either Party on thirty (30) days prior written notice. Notwithstanding the foregoing, either Party may terminate this Agreement immediately in the event of a breach or a threatened breach of this Agreement by the other Party and Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration shall have the right to immediately terminate this Agreement in the event that Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration determines, in its sole discretion, to suspend offering the Service to Customer.</p> <p>The provisions of the Agreement, and other Site Administrative Documents, that by their nature survive termination will survive, but in all other respects the obligations of the Parties created by the Agreement will cease upon termination of the Agreement. Customer agrees that it will not be entitled to receive any compensation, damages, or indemnification of any sort arising out of termination of the Agreement in accordance with its terms and forfeits rights to use any materials downloaded from the Site via its membership, but maintains full license rights to use those materials in accordance with agreements for which a specific price was paid for a designated product, and for which the Customer has substantiated documentation evidencing such a purchased.</p> <p>Access to the System.<br /> In order to access the Service, the customer and any sub-accounts designated use under the primary account shall specify a user name (the Login ID) and password (the Password) for security purposes as part of the sign-on procedure.</p> <p>Customer shall take such actions as are necessary in order for it to maintain the confidentiality of, and in order to prevent the unauthorized use of, each Logon ID and Password for all accounts. It is Customer&#8217;s responsibility to ensure that any Logon ID and Password is known only to users authorized by Customer (the &#8220;Authorized Users&#8221;). Customer agrees to notify Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration immediately in the event that Customer has determined, or has reason to believe, that any other unauthorized party has gained access to a Logon ID or Password.</p> <p>Customer hereby authorizes Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration and any party claiming through Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration to rely upon any information entered by Customer or its Authorized Users in connection with the use of the Services and/or instructions set forth in any data transmission using the Logon ID or Password, without making further investigation or inquiry, and regardless of the actual identity of the individual transmitting the same, in connection with the use of the Services.</p> <p>Customer shall indemnify and hold harmless Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration from any and all consequential, incidental, special or indirect damages (including lost revenue, profits, customers, employees, and time) resulting from, arising out of or relating to the use of Customer’s or its Authorized Users Logon ID(s) and Password(s), whether authorized or unauthorized.<br /> Duties and Responsibilities of Customers/Members/Clients (Customers)</p> <p>Unless otherwise provided in the Agreement, Customer shall, at its own expense, provide all necessary programs and equipment required to use and comply with Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration Site and specifications for the Service.<br /> It is fully Customer’s responsibility to safely maintain the Login ID and Password. Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration shall bear no liability for any losses incurred by Customer due to use of the Login ID and Password by other than Authorized Users, by Authorized Users or for any other reason whatsoever.<br /> Customer shall not, nor shall it permit or assist others to: (1) use the Service for any unlawful purpose or for any purpose other than that for which it is intended; (2) fail to maintain any equipment it provides in accordance with either Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration , or the relevant equipment manufacturer&#8217;s, specifications; or (3) alter, tamper with, adjust, or repair the Service.<br /> Customer shall not, nor shall it permit or assist others to, abuse or fraudulently use the Service, including, but not limited to, the following circumstances: (1) obtaining or attempting to obtain Service by any means or device with intent to avoid payment; (2) unauthorized access, misappropriation, alteration, destruction, or any attempt thereof; (3) using the Service so as to interfere with the use of the Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration network by other customers or authorized users, or in violation of the law, or in aid of any unlawful act; or (4) using the Service in a manner which, in the sole opinion of Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration , is not in accordance with the generally accepted rules of Internet or other pertinent conduct and etiquette as may be reasonably adopted and interpreted by Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration .<br /> Upon the occurrence of any violations of Customer&#8217;s commitments under this Section, Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration shall be completely released from any liability or obligation (including any warranty or indemnity obligations) to Customer relative to the Service and may suspend its performance and/or terminate the Service Agreement, and Customer shall be liable to Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration for costs or damages incurred by Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration resulting thereof. Further, Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration may, without further notice, and in addition to all other remedies, suspend its performance and/or terminate the Service Agreement with no further obligation to Customer.<br /> Customer agrees to execute and abide by the terms and conditions of any license agreement (a copy of which resides on the site) designed to protect intellectual property rights in any aspects of the Service or Software as may be required from time to time by Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration or by its licensors. Termination of any of such license agreements by Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration or the licensor in respect of Customer or otherwise may result in immediate termination of the Service Agreement by Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration .<br /> Customer hereby represents, warrants and covenants to Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration that the encoding, storage, transmission, retransmission, and all copying contemplated by this Agreement or necessary to effectuate these activities, and Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration exercise of any other rights granted by Customer herein, will not violate or infringe any right of privacy or publicity, any copyright, trademark, moral right or other intellectual property right, or any other right of any third party.<br /> Customer warrants and represents that it has the legal right to possess, use or view any and all electronic data it transmits utilizing the Service.<br /> Customer agrees to use all data received from Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration , only in strict compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations, including do not call, do not fax, do not email, spam, Phishing, Spyware, Adware, Virus creation/protection, pirating regulations, etc. Customer agrees that materials used in connection with data provided, will conform to the Direct Marketing Associations&#8217; Ethical Guidelines, a copy which can be found at http://www.the-dma.org/guidelines/index.shtml and comply with all federal, state and local laws. Customer acknowledges that it is Customer&#8217;s sole responsibility to determine the applicability of any such laws, rules and regulations. Customer is solely responsible for the use of the materials, product and data.<br /> Pricing.<br /> Customer agrees to pay Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration all fees and charges (including applied sales taxes) in connection with the Services as set forth within the Site upon order completion, which fees and charges may be changed from time to time in Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration sole discretion through posting of such changes on its Site. All past due invoices shall incur interest at a rate of 1% per month or the maximum lawful rate, whichever is less.<br /> Duties and Responsibilities of Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration </p> <p>Subject to the terms of this Agreement, Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration shall provide Customer with the Service.<br /> Due to the dynamic nature of the Internet, variation in web access, connection speeds, broadband and differing hardware specifications, as well as utility reliability, Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration cannot and does not guarantee that the Service will always be available or uninterrupted or that the viewing quality will be as good as possible. Notwithstanding, Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration will make its best efforts to make the Service available to the extent possible within its reasonable control. Unless otherwise specified in this Service Agreement, Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration is not responsible for providing any connection equipment or other equipment or software to Customer to enable it to receive and utilize the Service and Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration shall not be responsible for equipment of any kind that is not provided by Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration . Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration shall not be responsible for any changes in the Service because equipment or software not provided by Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration become obsolete, require modification or otherwise affect performance of such equipment or software.<br /> Systems Not Provided By Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration .<br /> Unless otherwise agreed to by the Parties in writing, Customer shall be responsible for the selection, use, installation, maintenance, configuration, and compatibility of equipment and software not provided by Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration , notwithstanding any Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration specification or recommendation thereof.</p> <p>In the event that such equipment or software impairs Customer&#8217;s use of the Service, Customer shall nonetheless be liable for payment to Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration for provision of the Service. Upon notice from Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration that the equipment or software not provided by Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration is causing, or is likely to cause, a hazard, interference, or obstruction of the Service, Customer shall eliminate such hazard, interference, or Service obstruction. Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration reserves the right to discontinue the Service until such hazard, interference, or obstruction is corrected.</p> <p>Notice specific to software available on this Site</p> <p>The materials on Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration Site are provided as a service to its customers and may be used for informational purposes only. Single copies may be downloaded subject to the provisions below. By downloading any materials from this site, you agree to these terms. If you do not agree to them, do not use the site or download any materials from it.</p> <p>Nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring by implication, estoppels or otherwise any license or right under any patent or trademark of Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration or any third party. Except as expressly provided within these terms nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring any license or right under any Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration copyright or trademark.</p> <p>Notice specific to documents available on this Site</p> <p>Documents published by Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration on their Site are provided &#8220;AS IS&#8221; 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. Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration shall not under any circumstances be liable to any person for any special, incidental, indirect or consequential damages, including, without limitation, damages resulting from use of OR RELIANCE ON the INFORMATION presented, loss of profits or revenues or costs of replacement goods, even if informed in advance of the possibility of such damages.</p> <p>Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information presented. However, Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of the information. Product information is subject to change without notice. Changes, if any, will be incorporated in new editions of these publications. Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration may make improvements and/or changes in the products and/or the programs described in these publications at any time without notice. Mention of non-Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration products or services is for information purposes only and constitutes neither an endorsement nor a recommendation unless so specified. Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration bears no liability for action taken or not taken based on such recommendations.</p> <p>Downloadable Materials<br /> Any materials that are made available to download from this site, are the copyrighted work of Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration and/or its suppliers, partners and affiliates. If you download materials from this Site, use of the materials is subject to the terms and agreements on this site or in the specific products purchased. You may not utilize materials purchased from this site until you have read and accepted the terms of the applicable agreement. Without limiting the foregoing, copying or reproduction of the materials or transmission electronically to any other server or location for further reproduction or redistribution is expressly prohibited unless otherwise provided for in the applicable license agreements of this site or the products purchased, or the express written consent of Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration in the its products, services and proprietary information or other downloadable materials.</p> <p>General Practices Regarding Storage<br /> You understand and agree that Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration may from time to time establish and revise practices and limitations concerning your use of the Services. You agree that Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration shall have no liability for the deletion or failure to store any messages and other communications or other content maintained on the Site or transmitted using the Site or the Services.</p> <p>Use of services</p> <p>Any material, information or other communication you transmit or post to this Site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary (&#8220;Communications&#8221;). Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration will have no obligations with respect to the Communications. Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration and its designees will be free to copy, disclose, distribute, incorporate and otherwise use the Communications and all data, images, sounds, text, and other things embodied therein for any and all commercial or non-commercial purposes. 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 state, federal, or international law.<br /> Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration may, but is not obligated to, monitor or review any areas on the Site where users transmit or post Communications or communicate solely with each other, including but not limited to chat rooms, bulletin boards or other user forums, and the content of any such Communications. Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration , 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.</p> <p>Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration now offers or in the future may offer the following services as well as other additional services on dependablehvacrefrigeration.com:</p> <p>Products and services for sale<br /> Newsletters, catalogs and other publications<br /> Chat rooms and bulletin boards<br /> Articles and other information of interest<br /> Provide contests<br /> Links to third party sites<br /> As provided by Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration , these functions are collectively referred to as the &#8220;Services&#8221;. Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration may alter, augment or terminate the Services in whole or in part at any time and from time to time in its sole discretion. Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration reserves the right to modify, deny or suspend the Services at any time with or without notice to you.</p> <p>To use the Services, you will need access to the World Wide Web, and you must pay any fees associated with your use of such access and the Services you obtain. Of course, you will also need equipment and a modem or other access device. Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration currently uses Secure Socket Layer 128 bit technology data encryption (SSL) and authentication on our Site to help protect information that passes over the Internet. You must have certain browser capability to take advantage of this encryption technology, which is currently included in versions 6.0 and higher of Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox 6.0 and Netscape Navigator browsers.</p> <p>User Content: Forums<br /> Information, data, text, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages and other materials that you may post to the Site or supply to Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration are collectively referred to as &#8220;User Content&#8221;. By posting User Content on or through dependablehvacrefrigeration.com, you agree that you are solely responsible for the origination, accuracy, completeness, ownership, publication and dissemination of, and that you, and not Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration , are entirely responsible for, your User Content.</p> <p>By submitting or sending User Content to dependablehvacrefrigeration.com or otherwise making User Content available for display on or through the Site, you grant Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration the royalty-free, unrestricted, world-wide, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive and fully sub-licensable right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display such User Content (in whole or part) and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media or technology now known or later developed. You also warrant that any &#8220;moral rights&#8221; in User Content have been waived.</p> <p>Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration does not pre-screen, monitor, review or otherwise edit User Content posted, or otherwise made available, on or through the Site. However, Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration reserves the right (but assumes no obligation) to, in its sole discretion, refuse, edit or remove any User Content that, in Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration &#8216;s sole discretion, is determined not to comply with these Terms and Conditions, is illegal or is otherwise undesirable, inappropriate, offensive or inaccurate. Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration is not responsible for refusing, editing or removing any User Content or any failure to do so.</p> <p>You understand and agree that your use of the Services entitles Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration to use, monitor and preserve copies of all User Content and to disclose such if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such disclosure will promote compliance with legal process, enforcement of these Terms and Conditions, assistance in responding to claims that User Content violates the rights of third parties, protection of the personal safety of any person or protection of the property rights of Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration or any other person or entity. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT YOU ASSUME ALL RISK ASSOCIATED WITH THE USE OF USER CONTENT.</p> <p>User Conduct<br /> You understand and agree that all information, data, User Content and other material provided in the Services is the responsibility of the person or entity providing such content. In the event that Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration permits you to upload, post, email or otherwise transmit information for display on the Site, you will be responsible for all User Content that you upload, post, email or otherwise transmit using the Services. Likewise, you are responsible to respect third party rights with respect to all content that appears on the Site and not to download, email or otherwise transmit such content in violation of such third party rights.</p> <p>You may not upload, post, email or otherwise use the Site to transmit or store any User Content that: (i) infringes any patent, copyright, trademark, publicity, privacy or other proprietary rights of any party or person (by uploading materials you expressly represent that you have right and permission or are the legal owner of the materials posted to site and vouch for validity of content and assume sole and complete legal responsibility for such content); (ii) is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, deceptive, fraudulent, sexually graphic, invasive of another&#8217;s privacy or hateful; (iii) victimizes, harasses, degrades or intimidates an individual or group of individuals on the basis of race, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age or disability; (iv) contains unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, &#8220;spam,&#8221; &#8220;chain letters&#8221; or any other form of solicitation, except in those areas of the Site that are intended and designated for such purpose, provided that even in those areas, your User Content will comply in all respects with the provisions hereof; or (v) contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to or which may interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software, hardware or telecommunications equipment or any other similarly destructive activity.</p> <p>You agree that, in connection with your use of the Site, you will not: (i) &#8220;stalk&#8221; or harm any other user or any other person or entity in any way; (ii) impersonate any person or entity, including, but not limited to, a Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration officer, director or representative, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity; (iii) forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any User Content transmitted on or through the Site; (iv) disrupt the normal flow of dialogue in a forum; (v) interfere with or disrupt the Site or servers or networks connected to the Site, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Site; (vi) &#8220;hack,&#8221; infiltrate or otherwise seek to gain unauthorized access to, or compromise the integrity of, the Site; (vii) use any data mining tools, robots or similar data gathering or extracting tools in connection with the Site; (viii) harvest, collect or store information about the users of this Site or the User Content posted by others on this Site or use such information for any purpose inconsistent with the purpose of this Site; or (ix) violate any applicable local, state, national or international law or regulation.</p> <p>Access and Use of Information<br /> Access to this Site is limited to the linked Web pages solely for legitimate business purposes to access the information provided by Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration at this Site. Except as otherwise permitted by Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration herein or in the Agreement, any access or attempt to access other areas of the Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration computer system or other information contained on the system for any purposes is strictly prohibited. You may not use any information contained on this Site other than in connection with a legitimate business purpose.</p> <p>Links to third party sites</p> <p>You may be able to link to third parties&#8217; Sites (&#8220;Linked Sites&#8221;) from dependablehvacrefrigeration.com. Web sites linked to by Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration are not under the control of Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration and Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration is not responsible for including without limitation, the content, availability, advertising, products or other materials of such Linked Sites, or any additional links contained therein. These links do not imply Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration endorsement of or association with the Linked Sites. Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES WITH RESPECT TO ANY LINKED SITE: You should be aware that your use of any Linked Site is subject to any terms and conditions, including privacy policies, applicable to that site. Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration reserves the right to terminate any link or linking program at any time. Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration does not endorse companies or products to which it links, unless noted otherwise, and reserves the right to note as such on its web pages. If you decide to access any of the third party sites linked to this Site, you do this solely and entirely at your own risk.</p> <p>Hyperlinks.<br /> You are granted a limited, nonexclusive right to create a &#8220;hypertext&#8221; link to this Site provided that such link is to the entry page of this Site and does not portray Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration or any of its products or services in a false, misleading, derogatory, or otherwise defamatory manner. This limited right may be revoked at any time for any reason whatsoever. You may not use framing techniques to enclose any Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration trademark, logo or trade name or other proprietary information including the images found at the Site, the content of any text or the layout/design of any page or any form contained on a page without Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration express written consent. Links to third party sites on this Site are provided solely as convenience to you. If you use these links, you will leave this Site. Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration has not reviewed all of these third party sites and does not control and is not responsible for any of these sites, their content or their policies, including privacy policies or lack thereof. Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration does not endorse or make any representations about third party sites or any information, software or other products or materials found there, or any results that may be obtained from using them. If you decide to access any of the third party sites linked to this site, you do so entirely at your own risk. You acknowledge and agree that Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration 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 such third party sites.</p> <p>Site Software, Features and Programs<br /> The Service, and underlying software (the Software) (including any images, applets, photographs, video, audio, music, and text incorporated into the Software) is owned or licensed by Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration or its suppliers or licensors and is protected by United States and international copyright laws. Customer must treat the Service and the Software like any other copyrighted material (e.g., a book or musical recording). Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration and its suppliers own and retain all right, title and interest in and to the Service and the Software, including patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, and other intellectual property rights embodied or contained therein. Customer may not use, copy, or distribute the Service and the Software in any manner inconsistent with the terms of this Service Agreement.</p> <p>All Site materials, including, without limitation, text, graphics and other files and the selection and arrangement thereof are copyrighted materials of Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration 2007, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED, or by the original creator of the material. Permission is granted to display, copy, distribute, and download the materials on this Site for personal, noncommercial use only; provided you do not modify the materials and that you retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the materials. However, you may not distribute, copy, reproduce, display, republish, download, or transmit any material on this Site for commercial use without prior written approval of Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration . Permission is granted without written approval to download and modify creative templates designated as &#8220;downloadable&#8221; for the Customer’s exclusive internal company use. You may not &#8220;mirror&#8221; any material contained on this Site on any other server without prior written permission from Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration . Any unauthorized use of any material contained on this Site may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity and communications regulations and statutes.</p> <p>No Resale Of Services<br /> Customer agrees to use the Services solely for your own personal or exclusive internal business purposes and not to use or exploit any portion of the Site for commercial purposes and/or financial gain not related to your business on dependablehvacrefrigeration.com.</p> <p>Trademarks</p> <p>Certain products and brand names may be trademarked or registered trademarks of their respective holders with all rights reserved. Products and services may vary from country to country. 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Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration does not warrant that the Service and underlying Software is free from bugs, viruses, errors, or other program limitations nor does Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration warrant access to the Internet, or to any other service through the Service.</p> <p>Some states do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so that the above exclusions may not apply to Customer. In that event, any implied warranties are limited in duration to sixty (60) days from the use of the Service. However, some states do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts, so the above limitation may not apply to Customer. This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state.</p> <p>In the case of its third party services, Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration resells products and services data from various sources. Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration cannot and does not assume any liability Customer’s action or failure to act in using resources from such third parties. You purchase third party products and services at your own risk.</p> <p>General<br /> The Agreement may not be assigned or otherwise transferred by Customer without the prior written consent of Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration . 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Notwithstanding the foregoing, in the event and to the extent that any tariffs have been or are filed respecting Service ordered by Customer, then the terms set forth in the applicable tariff shall apply to such Service including to Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration sale and delivery and Customers purchase and use thereof.</p> <p>No waiver of any violation or nonperformance of the Agreement in one instance shall be deemed to be a waiver of any subsequent violation or nonperformance. 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Sole and exclusive jurisdiction for any action or proceeding arising out of or relating to this Agreement shall be in an appropriate state or federal court located in the State of Pennsylvania, County of Chester. Should any part of this Agreement be found to be illegal or otherwise unenforceable, Dependable HVAC &#038; Refrigeration and you shall continue to be bound under the remaining terms of this Agreement.</p> <p>All questions concerning the validity, operation, interpretation, construction, and enforcement of this Agreement, including these Standard Terms and Conditions, and all other site Administrative Documents and practices will be governed by and determined in accordance with the laws of the State of Pennsylvania, provisions of conflicts of laws notwithstanding. 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