What Information Does ARF Collect?
ARF may collect certain identifying information about you in connection with your use of or submissions to the Site, including, but not limited to, your name, street address, telephone number, e-mail address, and credit card information (together, your "Collected Information").
In addition, ARF may retain the content of, and metadata regarding, any correspondence you may have with ARF or ARF's representatives, regardless of the mode of communication by which such correspondence was made. This information helps ARF to improve the Site, and to more efficiently respond to current and future inquiries.
How Does ARF Use The Information That ARF Collects?
With Whom Does ARF Share Information That ARF Collects?
ARF may decide from time to time to utilize trusted business and marketing partners in delivering the Site content to you. To the extent necessary to communicate with you or to fulfill your requests for ARF products or services, ARF may share information about you with these business and marketing partners. ARF may also produce reports on Site traffic or usage patterns and share these reports with ARF's business partners and others, but the information contained in these reports will not identify any specific individual or company.
What Choices Do You Have?
When corresponding with ARF or ARF's representatives, or when making a request for information or interacting with ARF or others through the Site, you choose what information to supply, what questions to pose and comments to make, whether you wish to receive further information, and by what method of communication such information should be delivered. Please take care to share only such information as is needed or that you believe is appropriate.
How Does ARF Protect Information Collected About You?
Who Can You Contact For More Information?
If you have any questions or suggestions about the Site, ARF, or ARF's privacy practices, please contact ARF at the address and numbers given below.
Ammonia Refrigeration Foundation
ARF Executive Director
1001 North Fairfax Street, Suite 503
Alexandria, Virginia 22314
Telephone: (703) 312-4200
Fax: (703) 312-0065
Use of the Site
In these Terms, "you" refers to an individual using the Site. To the extent applicable, "you" also includes the corporation or other legal entity (your "Company") on whose behalf you are using the Site. You represent and warrant that all information that you provide to ARF in connection with your use of the Site is, and shall be, true and complete, to the best of your knowledge. ARF reserves the right to terminate these Terms or restrict your use of the Site (or any portion of the Site) for any reason whatsoever, including, but not limited to, your failure to comply with these Terms, at any time, without notice or liability. Before continuing to use this Site, you must obtain all required consents from any entity or person who may be affected by, or may need to consent to, your use of the Site.
ARF does not guarantee the complete security of any information transmitted to and from the Site. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of any information about you, including any user identifier or number identifying you (your "User ID") and any password used in connection with your use of the Site, and you are fully responsible for any activity that occurs through use of your User ID or password. You agree to immediately notify ARF of any unauthorized use of your User ID or password, or of any breach of Site security or of these Terms, of which you become aware. ARF shall not be liable for any damages arising from any unauthorized use of your User ID or password.
You understand and agree that ARF owns, or has been licensed by third-parties to use, all right, title, and interest in and to the Site, and any other materials, products, and services available on or through the Site or through ARF (collectively, the "Content"). You acknowledge that the Content constitutes valuable proprietary information that is protected by intellectual property and other proprietary rights, laws, and treaties of the United States and other countries, and that you acquire no ownership interest in the Site or the Content by using the Site or the Content.
Use of Content
ARF grants you a limited license to use the Site and the Content solely for legitimate purposes consistent with the reasonably inferable intended purposes of the Site and the Content. Any other use of the Site or the Content constitutes a violation of these Terms. Except as expressly provided for in these Terms, any use of any portion of the Site or of the Content in any other manner or for any other purpose constitutes an infringement of ARF's intellectual property and other proprietary rights and is strictly prohibited. Other than as necessary and required to facilitate your use of the Site, you may not reproduce, create derivative works from, republish, upload, or redistribute in any way whatsoever any Content or any portion of the Site without the express, prior written permission of ARF. Using or copying any portion of the Site or of the Content through the use of bots, spiders, Web crawlers, indexing agents, or other automated devices or any other mechanisms is strictly prohibited. You agree not to remove or modify any copyright notice or trademark legend, author attribution, or other notice placed on or contained within any of the Content. Except as expressly authorized by ARF in writing, in no event shall you reproduce, redistribute, duplicate, copy, sell, resell, or exploit for any commercial purpose, all or any portion of, or use of, the Site or the Content.
Use of Submissions
In connection with your use of the Site, you are responsible for compliance with all applicable laws including, but not limited to, all applicable laws regarding online conduct and acceptable content.
Specifically, you agree that by or while using the Site you will not:
- Restrict or inhibit any other user from using or enjoying the Site;
- Represent yourself as another or as a fictitious individual, unless you are participating in an area of the Site that requires or encourages anonymity;
- Interfere with the Site or its operation, or alter or tamper with the Content;
- Post or transmit any unlawful, fraudulent, libelous, defamatory, obscene, abusive, harassing, or otherwise objectionable information of any kind;
- Post or transmit any information which is invasive of privacy or publicity rights or that infringes in any way upon the rights of others;
- Post or transmit any advertisements, solicitations, or other unsolicited commercial communication, or engage in any kind of spamming; or
- Post or transmit any information or software which contains a disabling device.
The above assurances and commitments made by you shall survive termination of these Terms.
Hyperlinks may be provided on the Site which link to Web sites that ARF does not control. ARF does not endorse such Web sites and is not responsible for any aspect of such Web sites. ARF disclaims all liability for such Web sites, for all use thereof, and for any products or services made available to you by third-parties. You agree that you will bring no suit or claim against ARF arising from or based upon any use of other Web sites.
You understand and agree that your use of the Site and the Content is at your own initiative and risk. The site and the content are provided "as is" and "as available," without any warranties or guaranties, express or implied. ARF disclaims all warranties, including any implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title, and non-infringement. ARF does not represent, warrant, or covenant that the site or any content are or will be accurate, current, complete, reliable, or appropriate for any particular use to which you, or your company, may choose to put them, or that they are or will be available on an uninterrupted and error-free basis, that defects will be corrected, or that the site and the content are free of viruses or other disabling devices.
Unless specifically stated otherwise, ARF does not endorse, approve, recommend, or certify any information, product, process, service or organization presented or mentioned on the Site, and information from the Site should not be referenced in any way to imply such approval or endorsement.
Limitation of Liability
In no event shall ARF, its contractors, suppliers, content-providers, and other similar entities, and the officers, directors, employees, representatives, and agents of each of the foregoing, be liable to you, your company, or any third-party for any loss, cost, damage, or other injury, whether in contract, tort, negligence, strict liability, or otherwise, arising out of or in connection with: (a) your use of, or reliance on, the site, the content, or the services accessible on or through the site or through ARF; (b) ARF's performance of or failure to perform its obligations in connection with these terms; (c) the defamatory, offensive, or illegal conduct of other users of the site or of third-parties; or (d) your purchase and use of any goods or services provided by third-parties. Under no circumstances shall ARF, its contractors, suppliers, content-providers, and other similar entities, and the officers, directors, employees, and agents of each of the foregoing, be liable to you, your company, or any third-party for any indirect, consequential, incidental, punitive, special, or similar damages or costs (including, but not limited to, lost profits or data, loss of goodwill, loss of or damage to property, loss of use, business interruption, and claims of third-parties) arising out of or in connection with these terms or the use of the site or the content, or transmission of information to or from the site over the internet, even if ARF was advised, knew, or should have known of the possibility of such damages or costs. In a jurisdiction that does not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for certain damages, the liability of ARF, its contractors, suppliers, content-providers, and other similar entities, and the officers, directors, employees, representatives, and agents of each of the foregoing, shall be limited in accordance with these terms to the fullest extent permitted by law. Without limiting any of the foregoing, if ARF, its contractors, suppliers, content-providers, and other similar entities, or any of the officers, directors, employees, representatives, and agents of any of the foregoing, is found liable to you or to any third-party as a result of any claims or other matters arising under or in connection with these terms, the site, or your use of the site, ARF's and such parties' cumulative, aggregate, and maximum liability for all such claims and other matters in any calendar year shall not exceed $100.
You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold ARF, and the officers, directors, employees, and agents of ARF, harmless from and against all claims, demands, suits, or other proceedings, and all resulting loss, damage, liability, cost, and expense (including reasonable attorneys' fees), made by any third-party due to or arising out of content, data, or information that you submit, post to, or transmit through the Site, your use of the Site and the Content, your violation of these Terms, or your violation of any rights of another. ARF reserves, and you grant to ARF, the right to assume exclusive defense and control of any matter subject to indemnification by you. All rights and duties of indemnification that are set forth herein shall survive termination of these Terms.
Changes to Terms
ARF may amend these Terms at any time and from time to time, without notice to you. All amendments are effective immediately upon posting a revised version of these Terms on the Site. You should view these Terms often to stay informed of changes that may affect you, as your continued use of the Site signifies your continuing consent to be bound by these Terms, as amended.
Questions Regarding the Site or these Terms
Please contact ARF with any questions regarding the Site or these Terms by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 703.312.4200.