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Terms of Use

This web site is owned and provided by Hartfiel Automation, Inc. and its affiliates. By using this web site, you agree to the following Terms of Use. Please review this information often, as it may change at any time, without notice.

Restrictions on Use

By using this web site or any service provided, you explicitly agree that:

(a)  You will not provide any content or conduct yourself in any way that may be construed as: unlawful; illegal; threatening; harmful; abusive; harassing; stalking; tortious; defamatory; libelous; vulgar; obscene; offensive; objectionable; pornographic; designed to interfere with or disrupt the operation of this web site or any service provided; infected with a virus or other destructive or deleterious programming routine; giving rise to civil or criminal liability; or in violation of an applicable local, national or international law;

(b)  You will not impersonate or misrepresent your association with any person or entity; you will not forge or otherwise seek to conceal or misrepresent the origin of any content provided by you;

(c)  You will not collect or harvest any information about other users;

(d)  You will not provide, and you will not use this web site to provide, any content or service in any commercial manner, or in any manner that would involve junk mail, spam, chain letters, pyramid schemes, or any other form of unauthorized advertising or commerce; you will not use this web site to promote or operate any service or content without prior written consent from Hartfiel Automation; and

(e)  You will not provide any content that may give rise to Hartfiel Automation being held civilly or criminally liable, or that may be considered a violation of any local, national or international law, including — but not limited to — laws relating to copyrights, trademarks, patents, or trade secrets.

Intellectual Property

All communication, postings and uploads to this site become the exclusive property of Hartfiel Automation. You may not reproduce, reverse engineer, disassemble, modify or create derivative works from the site. You may not remove any copyright, trademark or other intellectual property or proprietary notice or legend contained on this site or its content.

Disclaimer of Warranties

THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS WEB SITE MAY CONTAIN ERRORS OR INACCURACIES, AND IS PROVIDED TO YOU “AS IS,” FOR YOUR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY, WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.

Some jurisdictions may not allow disclaimers of implied warranties, and certain statements in the above disclaimer may not apply to you as regards implied warranties; the other terms and conditions remain enforceable notwithstanding.

Hartfiel Automation recommends only those applications for its manufacturer’s products that are specified in its catalogs or other literature, and hereby disclaims any liability for uses other than those specified. The products are warranted, if at all, only according to their terms and conditions of sale.

Limitation of Liability

YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT HARTFIEL AUTOMATION WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES; THIS INCLUDES, BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF HARTFIEL AUTOMATION HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), RESULTING FROM (I) THE USE OF SERVICES OR THE INABILITY TO USE SERVICES, (II) THE COST OF OBTAINING SUBSTITUTE GOODS AND/OR SERVICES RESULTING FROM ANY TRANSACTION ENTERED INTO ON THROUGH SERVICES, (III) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR DATA TRANSMISSIONS, (IV) STATEMENTS BY ANY THIRD PARTY OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY USING SERVICES, OR (V) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO SERVICES.

In some jurisdictions, it is not permitted to limit liability and, therefore, such limitations may not apply to you.

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Hartfiel Automation, its affiliates, officers, directors, employees, consultants and agents from any and all third party claims, liability damages and/or costs (including without limitation attorney’s fees) arising from: (1) your use of the site and any of our related services, (ii) your violation of these Terms, and (iii) intentional wrongdoing of any kind. Hartfiel Automation reserves the right, at our expense, to participate in the defense or settlement process. Hartfiel Automation further reserves the right to report any wrongdoing that we become aware of to any government agency.

Links to Third Party Sites

Any links provided herein may allow the user to leave this site. The linked sites may not be under the control of Hartfiel Automation, and Hartfiel Automation shall not be responsible for the content of any linked site or link contained in a linked site. Hartfiel Automation may provide these links as a convenience only, and the inclusion of any link does not imply an endorsement by Hartfiel Automation of that site.

Privacy Policy

Registration data and other personally identifiable information that the site may collect is subject to the terms of the web site’s Privacy Policy.

Reservation of Rights

Hartfiel Automation reserves all rights, including but not limited to any and all copyrights, trademarks, patents, trade secrets, and any other proprietary right in respect of this web site, its content, and goods and services that may be provided. The use of the Hartfiel Automation’ rights and property requires prior written consent. By making services available to you, Hartfiel Automation is not providing you with any implied or express licenses or rights, and you will have no rights to make any commercial use of this web site or provided services without prior written consent.
Notification of copyright infringement
If you believe that your property has been used in any way that could be considered a copyright infringement or a violation of your intellectual property rights, the Hartfiel Automation copyright agent may be contacted via: webmaster@hartfiel.com
Applicable law

Hartfiel Automation controls and operates this site from its offices in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, United States of America and makes no representation that the site is appropriate or available for use from other locations. If you use this site from other locations, you are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws. These Terms are governed by the laws of the State of Minnesota, United States of America, notwithstanding its conflicts of law principles. All disputes or claims arising out of this site will be resolved in the state or federal courts located in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Miscellaneous information

(i) In the event that any provision of these terms of use is deemed to conflict with legislation by a court with jurisdiction over the parties, the said provision will be interpreted to reflect the original intentions of the parties in accordance with applicable law, and the remainder of these terms of use will remain valid and applicable; (ii) The failure of either party to assert any right under these terms of use will not be considered to be a waiver of that party’s right, and the said right will remain in full force and effect; (iii) You agree that any claim or cause in respect of this web site or its services must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause arose, or the said claim or cause will be forever barred, without regard to any contrary legislation; (iv) Hartfiel Automation may assign its rights and obligations under these terms of use; in this event, Hartfiel Automation will be relieved of any further obligation