Terms and Conditions of Internet Use
PLEASE READ CAREFULLY: The following Terms and Conditions of Internet Use (“Terms”) govern your use of the VAHLE, Inc. (“VAHLE”) websites at www.vahle.com, www.vahleinc.com, or www.vahleusa.com (“Websites”), and by accessing, viewing, or using the material on these Websites, you indicate that you understand these Terms to be the legal equivalent of a signed, written contract, and equally binding, and that you accept such Terms and agree to be legally bound by them. These Terms supersede all previous representations, understandings or agreements and shall prevail notwithstanding any variance with terms and conditions of any sales order. Important: If you do not agree with these Terms, you are not authorized to use these Websites and should exit immediately.
- DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY AND LIABILITY: THE USE OF THESE WEBSITES IS ENTIRELY AT YOUR OWN RISK. VAHLE IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CONSEQUENCES OF RELIANCE ON ANY INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THESE WEBSITES, AND THE RISK OF INJURY FROM THE FOREGOING RESTS ENTIRELY WITH YOU. THESE WEBSITES AND THE INFORMATION, SERVICES, PRODUCTS AND MATERIALS INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, TEXT, GRAPHICS, AND LINKS, ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, FREEDOM FROM COMPUTER VIRUS AND WARRANTIES ARISING FROM COURSE OF DEALING OR COURSE OF PERFORMANCE. VAHLE DOES NOT WARRANT THAT ANY FUNCTIONS CONTAINED IN THE WEBSITES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THE WEBSITES OR THE SERVERS THAT MAKES THEM AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. VAHLE DOES NOT MAKE ANY WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OF THE MATERIALS IN THESE WEBSITES IN TERMS OF THEIR COMPLETENESS, CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, ADEQUACY, USEFULNESS, TIMELINESS, RELIABILITY OR OTHERWISE. THE USER ASSUMES ALL LIABILITY.
- PROPRIETARY RIGHTS: All material, trademarks, logos and service marks (“Trademarks”) contained in the Websites are protected by law, including but not limited to, United States copyright law. VAHLE is the owner of the copyright in the entire content (including images, text and look and feel attributes) of the Websites and reserves all rights in that regard. Nothing contained on the Websites should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppels, or otherwise, any license or right to use any material, content or Trademarks displayed on the Websites without the written permission of VAHLE, EXCEPT: you may down load and print copies of parts catalogs for the sole purpose of an information resource, provided you do not delete or change copyright, Trademark, or other proprietary information. Modification or use of the materials for any other purpose violates VAHLE’s intellectual property rights. Neither title nor intellectual property rights are transferred to you, but remain with VAHLE. Misuse of the content or Trademarks in the Websites is expressly prohibited and may violate federal and state law. Be advised that VAHLE will actively and aggressively enforce its intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law, including seeking criminal prosecution.
- NO SOLICITATION OR OFFER: These Websites are designed to provide information about VAHLE products and services. Information on the Websites is not intended to constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of any particular product or service. The Terms and Conditions of Sale govern all orders accepted by VAHLE and are available by contacting a VAHLE representative. Some products and services provided on the Websites may not be available in all states or countries. You should contact a VAHLE representative for availability.
- CORRECTIONS AND CHANGES: Information on these Websites may contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. VAHLE may make changes to these materials, or to the products or services described herein, at any time, without notice, and makes no commitment to update the information contained herein.
- PRODUCT SPECIFICATION: All technical specifications, catalog information, prices, application diagrams and graphic demonstration of product in use, or any other information resource in the Websites should be confirmed with VAHLE for design, ordering, and actual application use.
- INDEMNIFICATION: You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless VAHLE, its affiliates or subsidiaries, and all of their respective directors, officers, employees, representatives, proprietors, partners, shareholders, servants, principals, agents, predecessors, successors, assigns and attorneys from and against any and all claims, proceedings, damages, injuries, liabilities, losses, costs, and expenses (including attorney’s fees and litigation expenses) relating to or arising from your use of the Websites and any breach by you of these Terms.
- GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION: These Terms will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Texas, without reference to its choice of law rules. By accessing, viewing, or using the material on the Websites, you consent to the jurisdiction of the federal and state courts presiding in Houston, Texas, and agree to accept service of process by mail and hereby waive any and all jurisdictional and venue defenses otherwise available. The Websites are controlled and operated by VAHLE from its office within the United States. VAHLE makes no representation that materials in the Websites 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 the Websites from other locations do so of their own volition and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws.
These Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and VAHLE with respect to your use of the Websites. If any part of these Terms is held to be invalid or unenforceable for any reason, the remaining parts will remain in full force and effect. You acknowledge that, in providing you access to and use of the Websites, VAHLE has relied on your agreement to be legally bound by these Terms.
Important: If you do not agree with these Terms, you are not authorized to use these Websites and should exit immediately.