This Website is made available by Surf Rate and its affiliated websites and all content and information provided on or through the Website(s) may be used solely under the following terms and conditions:
Use of this Website and any Information or Materials:
The Website contains information, content, text, photographs, designs, graphics, images, recordings, advertisements, animation and other materials and effects (collectively, the "Materials") that are protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, trade dress and/or other intellectual or proprietary rights owned by Website and/or third parties which have authorized its use by Website. All trademarks and copyrighted information contained on the Website are the property of their respective owners. You may not remove from any electronic or printed copy any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary notice.
This Website and the Materials on this Website are provided for your individual, non-commercial use. Any other use of the Website or the Materials is strictly prohibited, including without limitation, modification, republication, deletion, transmission, public performance, distribution, proxy caching, uploading, posting, reproduction, redistribution or any other dissemination, without the express written permission by a senior officer of Website or the applicable rights holder. The Materials on the Website may not be used by you or other third parties, directly or indirectly, for purposes of marketing, solicitation, telemarketing, e-mailing or direct marketing. You may not decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble, rent, lease, loan, sell, sublicense, or create derivative works from the Website or any of the Material. Nor may you use any network monitoring or discovery software to determine the site architecture, or extract information about usage or users.
Any permitted use of the Website does not extend to using the Website or Materials for any illegal or immoral purpose, or to transmit to or through the Website or to or through any service any illegal, harmful, threatening, defamatory, discriminatory, obscene, hateful, pornographic or other objectionable material of any kind, or to interfere with, abuse or otherwise violate the legal rights of Website or any third party using the Website or Materials. While Website makes every effort to ensure that all of the content this site is up-to-date, readily available and clearly explained, Website cannot guarantee that the site will always be up or that its contents will always be accurate. Circumstances beyond its control may occasionally make the site unavailable; data transmissions may be interrupted; and the Website may provide links to other sites whose content Website cannot monitor or otherwise manage.
Links to External Sites:
This Website may provide links on the site to other websites on the Internet that are owned and operated by third party vendors and other third parties not under the control of Website. These links are provided for convenience and reference only and are not intended as an endorsement by Website of the organization or individual operating the website or a warranty of any type regarding the website of the information on the website. By using this Website, you acknowledge that Website is not responsible for the availability of, services or products offered by, or the content located on or throughout such external sites.
The Website uses robot exclusion methods, which include robots.txt files and HTML meta tags, that expressly allow and/or exclude specified automated programs from accessing certain portions of the Website. Much of the information on the Website is updated on a real time basis and is proprietary to Website or is licensed to Website by our users or third parties. You agree that you will not use any robot, spider, scraper or other automated means to access the Website for any purpose, including but not limited to performing "offline" searches and mirroring, without our express written permission as indicated in the then current robots.txt file or HTML meta tags on the Website. Additionally, you agree that you will not: (i) take any action that imposes, or may impose in our sole discretion an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure; (ii) interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Website or any activities conducted on the Website; or (iii) bypass our robot exclusion methods or other measures we may use to prevent or restrict access to the Website.
Website makes every effort to ensure the information presented in, on or through its Website is accurate, however, because Website communicates information provided and created by advertisers, software developers, publishers, marketing agents, resellers and other third parties, Website has no control over the accuracy of such information, and makes no guarantee as to such information, and is not responsible for the information, including its accuracy, currency, content, quality, copyright compliance or legality, or any resulting loss or damage.
Warranty, Liability, Indemnification:
Website makes no representations regarding the availability and performance of its Website. You hereby acknowledge that any use of the Website and reliance upon any Materials shall be at your sole risk and that Website shall not be liable for any loss of data, lost profits or any other damages or losses resulting from such use.
THE WEBSITE AND THE MATERIALS ARE PROVIDED BY WEBSITE ON AN "AS IS" BASIS AND AS AVAILABLE, WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. WEBSITE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT, WITH RESPECT TO THE WEBSITE OR ANY MATERIALS.
IN NO EVENT SHALL WEBSITE BE LIABLE FOR ANY COMPENSATORY, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, LOSS OF DATA, INCOME OR PROFIT, LOSS OF OR DAMAGE TO PROPERTY, OR ANY CLAIMS OF YOU OR OTHER THIRD PARTIES WHATSOEVER WITH RESPECT TO THE WEBSITE OR THE MATERIALS REGARDLESS OF THE LEGAL THEORY ON WHICH THE CLAIM IS BASED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM ANY MISTAKE, OMISSION, VIRUS, DELAY OR INTERRUPTION IN OPERATION OR SERVICE OR FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, WHETHER OR NOT RESULTING FROM AN ACT OF GOD, COMMUNICATIONS FAILURE, THEFT OR OTHERWISE. WEBSITE SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSSES OR DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM ANY FAILURE OF THE INTERNET.
Website reserves the right to revise any or all of the Materials on the Website and or to modify any features, specifications, or materials without notice.
Applicable Law and Venue:
This Website (excluding linked sites) is operated in the state of Oregon. The site can be accessed from all 50 states and the District of Columbia, as well as from other countries around the World. As each of these places has laws that may differ from those of Oregon, by accessing this Website, you agree that the statutes and laws of the State of Oregon, without regard to conflicts of laws and principles thereof, will apply to all matters arising from or relating to use of this Website. You also agree and hereby submit to the exclusive personal jurisdiction and venue of the federal district and state courts of Oregon with respect to such matters. Website makes no representation that materials on the site are appropriate or available for use in other locations, and accessing them from territories where their contents are illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to use or access this site from other locations do so on their own initiative are responsible for compliance with local laws.
Content Posting Policy:
Surf Rate acts as a Community website, or a voluntary association of individuals and groups who are developing a free to access resource of home improvement and general knowledge. The structure of the Internet allows anyone with an Internet connection and World Wide Web browser to enter content. In using Surf Rate you acknowledge and understand that the information provided in Surf Rate is being provided free of charge, and that no kind of agreement or contract is created between you and the owners, advertisers or other users of this site.
You agree not to do any of the following while using Surf Rate: Post or transmit any content that you do not have the right to post or transmit under any law, contractual duty or fiduciary relationship; Post or transmit any content that infringes a third party’s intellectual property rights, rights of publicity or privacy; Post or transmit any content that is unlawful, untrue, harassing, libelous, defamatory, abusive, tortious, threatening, harmful (including but not limited to viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software, programs or links) or otherwise objectionable; Post false or misleading information about a product or service; Access, tamper with or use non-public areas of the Site. Surf Rate allows visitors to post or submit ratings, reviews, comments, suggestions, ideas, questions, answers, diagrams, photographs, other information and communications. This content cannot be illegal, obscene, threatening, defamatory, invasive of privacy, infringing on intellectual property rights, or otherwise injurious to third parties or objectionable and does not consist of or contain software viruses or links to sites spreading the same.
Surf Rate is not to be used for posting political campaigns, commercial solicitations, chain letters, mass mailings, or any form of "spam." You may not use a false e-mail address, impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise mislead as to the origin of any content.
You agree that if you post or submit material, suggestions, ideas, comments, questions or post any other information on this site, you grant Surf Rate and its affiliates a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, and fully sub-licensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, and display such content throughout the world in any form, media or technology. This paragraph can only be altered if in advance of posting it has been agreed to in writing signed by a Senior Officer of Surf Rate.
Surf Rate contains content that we create as well as content provided by third parties. This content includes instructional information, product descriptions, specifications, pricing, availability, performance, product reviews and information about products and services that may be offered by parties other than Surf Rate. In many instances Surf Rate acts as a distributor (and not a publisher) of unedited content supplied by third parties and users of this Site. Surf Rate has no editorial control over such content. Any opinions, advice, statements, services, offers, or other information or content expressed or made available by such third parties, including users, are those of the respective author(s) or distributor(s) and not of Surf Rate. Surf Rate neither endorses nor is responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any unedited opinion, advice, information, or statement made by anyone other than authorized Surf Rate employees acting in their official capacities or third parties over whom Surf Rate exercises editorial control.
Surf Rate may, from time to time monitor and review any information transmitted or received and reserves the right (but not the obligation) to censor, edit, remove or prohibit the transmission or receipt of any information that Surf Rate deems inappropriate or in violation of these or future terms and conditions. During monitoring, the information may be examined, recorded or copied, and your use of this site constitutes your consent to such monitoring and review. Although Surf Rate attempts to keep all objectionable messages off the site, it is impossible to review all messages.
Surf Rate does not guarantee the accuracy, the integrity, or the quality of the content, and you may not rely on any of this content. Without limitation, we are not responsible for postings by users in any sections of the website including but not limited to the forums, user tips and opinions, ratings, links or feedback sections of our sites. You may be exposed to content that you find offensive, indecent, or objectionable or that is inaccurate, and you bear all risks associated with using that content. Feel free to notify Surf Rate if you find any such content. We have the right, but not the obligation, to remove any content that may, in our sole discretion, violate these Terms or that is otherwise objectionable.