Terms and Conditions of Use - Effective: January 1, 2009

Please read the following terms and conditions closely before using the Yale Security Systems, Inc. (Company) Web Site (Site). By accessing, browsing, and using this Site and the hardware it's hosted on, you (Visitor) acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agree to comply with these Terms and Conditions of Use. These terms and conditions apply only to Sites which reside on servers within the "yalesecurityservices.com" domain structure.

Rules for interacting with the Site

When interacting with the Site, you agree not to post, send, transmit, upload or otherwise publish through the Site, any materials that:

  1. interfere with the Site's design, integrity, stability, performance, or otherwise would disturb the Site in any way
  2. are abusive, illegal, indecent, defamatory, libelous, obscene, pornographic, profane, offensive, threatening, or that encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offense or give rise to civil liability or lawlessness
  3. violate any property rights (intellectual or otherwise), copyrights, or infringe on any trademarks
  4. interfere with the privacy of the Company or any Site visitors
  5. contain harmful items, viruses, or other software that could compromise the integrity of the Site or any of it's related hardware or software
  6. contain false or misleading information, statements, or descriptions of the origin of the material or communication
  7. are contrary to any Local, State, Federal Laws, or the Constitution of the United States of America

The Company assumes no liability or responsibility from the contents of, or improper interaction with the Site, and may change, edit, or remove any material or transmissions that are illegal, indecent, obscene or offensive, or that violates the Company's policies in any way. The Company will fully cooperate with any law enforcement agency or court order requesting or directing the Company to disclose the identity of anyone posting such material or transmissions.

Rules for Minors (Under Age 18)

Minors under the age of 18, need permission from a parent or legal guardian before interacting with this site. This Site has no rating or Content verification systems, and the Company can not guarantee this site to be suitable for viewing by Minors. Viewing of this site is at the viewers own risk.

Links

This Site may contain links to other Internet sites. The Company provides such links for your convenience only, and is not responsible for the content of any site linked to or from this Site. Links from this Site to any other site do not mean that the Company approves of, endorses, or recommends the linked site. The Company disclaims all warranties, express or implied, as to the accuracy, legality, reliability or validity of any content on any other site.

Site Use, Contents, and Ownership

Content on this Site is for personal viewing only. Any and all items and information on this Site, including but not limited to text, graphical images, files, software, text, audio, video, conversations, transmissions, chats, eMails, instant messages , and visual or audible corresponsence (Content), may be protected under U.S. copyright law, international conventions, intellectual property rights, and other applicable laws. You may not remove any trademark, copyright, or other notices that are included with or displayed on any Content. You also may not distribute, exchange, modify, sell or transmit any Content from this Site for any reason whatsoever. Any unauthorized use of the Content may violate trademark laws, copyright laws, intellectual property laws, and civil and criminal statutes. As long as you comply with these Terms and Conditions of Use, the Company grants you a non-exclusive and non-transferable limited right to view this Site.

Company's right to Content received

Any Content sent to the Site including but not limited to communications, comments, data, questions, and suggestions by any transport method, are and will be treated as, non-confidential and non-proprietary. Thus, the Visitor gives up any claim that any use of such material violates any of Visitor's rights including moral rights, privacy rights, proprietary or other property rights, publicity rights, rights to credit for material or ideas, or any other right, including the right to approve the way Company uses such material.

Any Content submitted to this Site may be adapted, broadcasted, changed, copied, disclosed, licensed, performed, posted, published, sold, transmitted, or used by the Company anywhere in the world, in any medium, forever. Furthermore, the Company is free to use, without any compensation to you, any concepts, ideas, know-how, or techniques contained in any communication you send to the Site for any purpose whatsoever, including but not limited to developing, manufacturing and marketing products using such information. However, you agree and understand that the Company is not obligated to use any such ideas or materials and you have no rights to compel such use by the Company.

Product Availability

Product availability is subject to change with or without notice. Due to the nature of today's business climate and this industry, item availability, specifications, and prices may change often and without notice. The Company works very hard to display accurate information on it's products for sale, but will not be held liable for changes in items, pricing, or specifications, due to business reasons, Site errors or omissions, or computer hardware and software errors.

Limitation of Liability and Damage Disclaimer

Use of this site is at your own risk. The Site and it's Contents are provided "as is" without warranty or guarantee of any kind. The Company makes no warranties or representations as to the Site's accuracy and assumes no liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions in the Site. Furthermore, the Company makes no claim that this site is free from defects, viruses, inaccuracies, or other property that could damage your hardwarde or software interfaced with Site. The Company can not guarantee non-infringement on protected property that is located on the Site.

Under no circumstances, including, but not limited to, negligence and gross negligence, shall the Company be liable for any direct, incidental, special, consequential, indirect, or punitive damages resulting from the use of, or the inability to use, this Site or its content, even if the Company or a Company authorized representative has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold the Company and all of its agents, directors, employees, information providers, licensors and licensees, officers and parent, (collectively, "Indemnified Parties") harmless from and against any and all liability and costs, including without limitation attorneys' fees and costs, incurred by the Indemnified Parties in connection with any claim arising out of any breach by you of these Terms and Conditions of Use or the foregoing representations, warranties and covenants. You will cooperate as fully as reasonably required in the Company's defense of any claim. The Company reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you and you shall not in any event settle any matter without the written consent of the Company.

Company's Right to Change Terms and Conditions of Use or Site Content

The Company may at any time, add to, change or remove any part of these Terms and Conditions of Use, with or without notice. Any changes to these Terms and Conditions of Use or any other terms posted on this Site apply as soon as they are posted. By cont