Legal and Privacy Statements
Legal & Privacy Statement
Fluid Components International LLC
ATTENTION: PLEASE READ ALL THESE PROVISIONS ("TERMS") CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS WEB SITE. USING THIS WEB SITE INDICATES YOUR AGREEMENT AND ACCEPTANCE OF THESE TERMS. IF YOU DO NOT ACCEPT THESE TERMS, DO NOT USE THIS WEB SITE OR DOWNLOAD MATERIALS FROM THIS SITE.
The Site and its Use:
The Fluid Components International, LLC (“FCI”) Web site is owned by FCI. The applicable Web site or sites are referred to herein as the "Site." Each Site is provided for your personal information and non-commercial use. Please feel free to browse the Site; however, your access to and use of the Site is subject to these Terms and all applicable laws.
You shall use the Site for lawful purposes only. You shall not post or transmit through the Site any information or material which violates or infringes, in any way, the rights of others, or which is unlawful, threatening, abusive, defamatory, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, vulgar, obscene, profane, harassing, or otherwise objectionable. Nor shall you post or transmit through the Site any information or material which encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to liability or otherwise violate any law or administrative ruling or guidelines, is in violation of these Terms, or which, without FCI's prior written approval, contain advertising or any solicitation with respect to products or services. Any conduct by you that, in FCI’s opinion, restricts or inhibits any other user from using or enjoying the Site will not be permitted.
The Site contains information and materials, including but not limited to, text, software, photos, video, graphics and audio, (collectively "Materials") which are derived in whole or in part from information and materials supplied by FCI and other sources, and are protected by international copyright, trademark and other laws and the entire content of the Site is copyrighted as a collective work under United States Copyright Laws. FCI owns the copyright in the overall selection, coordination, arrangement and enhancement of such content, and owns the rights in, or license to use, the individual components of such content. Materials may not be copied, reproduced, republished, modified, uploaded, posted, transmitted or distributed in any way or decompiled, reverse engineered or disassembled, including but not limited to the text, /images, audio and/or video, as well as any software (including but not limited to any /images or files incorporated in or generated by the software or data accompanying such software), except that you may download one copy of the Materials on any single computer for your personal, non-commercial use only, provided you keep intact all copyright, trademark and other proprietary notices and make no change in or deletion of author attribution. This limited authorization is not a transfer of title in the Materials and by your use of the Site, you acknowledge that you do not acquire any license, ownership or other rights to the Materials. Modification of the Materials or use of the Materials for any other purpose is a violation of FCI's or such other sources' copyright, trademark and other proprietary rights and may violate other laws. The use of any such Materials on any other Web site or networked computer or environment is prohibited without FCI’s express written consent. If you breach any of these Terms, your authorization to use the Site automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any downloaded or printed Materials.
BY USING THIS WEB SITE YOU AGREE TO INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS FCI, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, DISTRIBUTORS AND AFFILIATES FOR ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, DAMAGES, LOSSES AND CAUSES OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF YOUR BREACH OR ALLEGED BREACH OF THIS AGREEMENT. THE SITE AND MATERIALS AND RELATED COMMUNICATIONS ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT ANY REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILTY, NON-INFRINGEMENT, OR FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE. FCI DOES NOT WARRANT THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THE MATERIALS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE RELIABILITY OF ANY ADVICE, STATEMENT OR OTHER INFORMATION DISPLAYED OR DISTRIBUTED THROUGH THE SITE. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE BY THE USE OF THE SITE THAT ANY RELIANCE ON ANY SUCH MATERIALS, ADVICE, STATEMENT OR INFORMATION SHALL BE AT YOUR SOLE RISK. WHERE APPLICABLE LAW DOES NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, THE FOREGOING EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
FCI ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY, AND SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES TO, OR VIRUSES THAT MAY INFECT, YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT OR OTHER PROPERTY ON ACCOUNT OF YOUR ACCESS TO, USE OF, OR BROWSING IN THE SITE (INCLUDING ANY BULLETIN BOARD AND CHAT ROOM) OR YOUR DOWNLOADING OF ANY MATERIALS FROM THE SITE.
FCI may provide as a convenience to you, links to Web sites operated by other entities and persons, but makes no representations whatsoever about any other Web site which you may access through this one. Any link to a non-FCI Web site does not mean that FCI endorses or accepts any responsibility for the content, or the use of such Web site. If you use these sites, you do so at your own risk. FCI makes no warranty or representation regarding, and does not sponsor or endorse, any linked Web sites or the information or materials appearing thereon or any of products and services described thereon. Furthermore, links do not imply that FCI is affiliated or associated with, or that any linked site is authorized to use any trademark, trade name, logo, or copyright of FCI.
Third Party Content:
Any opinions, statements, services, offers or other information or content expressed or made available in the Site by any third party are those of the respective author(s) or distributor(s) and not of FCI.
Limitation of Liability:
Your use and browsing of the Site is at your risk. If you are dissatisfied with any of the Materials contained in the Site, or with any of these Terms, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue accessing and using the Site.
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL FCI, ITS SUPPLIERS OR OTHER THIRD PARTIES MENTIONED AT, OR INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING, OR DELIVERING THE SITE BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, INDIRECT, SPECIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, COSTS AND EXPENSES OF ANY TYPE INCURRED, LOST PROFITS, LOST DATA OR PROGRAMS, AND BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) ARISING OUT OF YOUR ACCESS TO, USE, INABILITY TO USE OR THE RESULTS OF USE OF THE SITE, ANY WEB SITES LINKED TO THE SITE, OR ANY MATERIALS CONTAINED AT ANY OR ALL SUCH SITES (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THOSE CAUSED BY OR RESULTING FROM A FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE; ERROR; OMISSION; LINKING TO OTHER WEB SITES; INTERRUPTION; DELETION; DEFECT; DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION; COMPUTER VIRUS; COMMUNICATION LINE FAILURE; OR DESTRUCTION, UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO, ALTERATION OF, OR USE OF ANY COMPUTER OR SYSTEM), WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY AND WHETHER OR NOT FCI WAS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
FCI SHALL HAVE NO LIABLITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY ACTS, OMISSIONS, OR CONDUCT OF ANY USER OR OTHER THIRD PARTY.
FCI's obligations and responsibilities regarding its products and services are governed solely by FCI's terms and conditions of sale or license under which such products and services are sold or licensed.
Information Provided By You:
It has been and remains FCI’s policy not to accept or consider ideas, suggestions or materials other than those that FCI has specifically requested from you. Any unsolicited information or material sent to FCI will be deemed not to be confidential or proprietary. By submitting information and material to the Site, you automatically grant to FCI (or warrant that the owner of such information and material has expressly granted to FCI) 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 other 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. You also agree that FCI is free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques that you send FCI for any purpose.
As further provided above, FCI does not want to receive, and you are deemed to covenant and agree through the use of the Site not to provide, any information or materials to FCI that are defamatory, threatening, obscene, harassing, in violation of any law, governmental requirements or otherwise unlawful, or that incorporate the proprietary information or materials of another person or entity.
You shall not upload, post or otherwise make available on the Site any information and material protected by copyright, trademark or other proprietary right without the express written permission of the owner of such right(s). You shall be solely liable for any damages resulting from any infringement of copyright, proprietary rights, or any other harm resulting from such a submission.
FCI reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to revise these Terms at any time and correct any errors or omissions in any portion of the Site and Materials. Materials may also be changed, modified, added, or removed and updated without notice at any time; however, FCI is under no obligation to update Materials. FCI may also make changes in the products, services, programs, or prices (if any) described in the Site at any time without notice. You agree that FCI shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Site. Your continued use of the Site after any change FCI makes to the Site will be considered acceptance of those changes. You should revisit these Terms from time to time to review the then-current Terms because they are binding on you.
You agree that FCI, in its sole discretion, may terminate use of the Site, and remove and discard any content within the Site at its sole discretion with or without notice. Further, you agree that FCI shall not be liable to you or any third-party for any termination of your access to the Site.
Linking to Site:
Anyone linking to FCI’s Site must comply with FCI's guidelines for linking to FCI's Site and all applicable laws.
The Site is administered by FCI from its offices in the United States. Materials published at the Site may refer to products, programs, or services that are not available in your country. Consult your local FCI sales representative in this regard. Furthermore, FCI makes no representation that the Materials at the Site are appropriate or available for use at other locations outside of the United States and access to them from territories where their contents are illegal is prohibited. You may not use the Site or export information and materials in violation of the export laws of the United States or any other country. If you access the Site from a location outside of the United States, you are responsible for compliance with all applicable laws.
These Terms shall be governed by the laws of the State of California, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law. If any provision of this Agreement and Terms shall be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable then that provision shall be severable from these Terms and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.
These Terms constitute the entire agreement between FCI and you with respect to your use of the Site. Any cause of action you may have with respect to your use of the Site must be commenced within six (6) months after the claim or cause of action arises.
The purpose of FCI’s policy is to inform you about the types of information we gather about you when you visit our site, how we may use that information, whether we disclose it to anyone, and the choices you have regarding our use of, and your ability to correct, the information.
Information About FCI On-Line Visitors:
You can visit FCI on the Site without telling us who you are or revealing any information about yourself. Our web servers collect the domain names, not the e-mail addresses, of visitors. We may perform statistical analyses of aggregate user behavior. This allows us to measure relative consumer interest in the various areas of our web sites for product development purposes. Any information we collect is used for its own internal purposes to improve the content of the web sites, to enhance users' experiences when visiting our site, to customize the content and/or layout of our pages, and to provide the services required by an individual user. We do not use personal identifying information for any reason that is not disclosed either in this Policy or at the time the information is requested.
FCI uses information for the following general purposes: to customize the advertising and content you see, fulfill your requests for products and services, improve our services, contact you, conduct research, and provide anonymous reporting for internal and external clients. There are times however, when we may need information from you, such as your name and address. Customarily, the personal information FCI obtains is used only to respond to inquiries, to process orders, product registration or to allow the user to access specific account information. We may also ask you to voluntarily provide us with information for market research such as, your interests, demographics, and experience with our products.
Web Site Links:
FCI's Site may contain links to other Web sites such as FCI sales representatives and distributors, etc. While FCI tries to link only to sites that share its high standards and respect for privacy, FCI is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any Content, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. You further acknowledge and agree that FCI 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 use of or reliance on any such Content, goods or services available on or through any such site or resource.
If at anytime FCI changes its privacy commitment, FCI will post those changes here so that you will know what information FCI gathers and how FCI might use that information.