TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF WEB SITE USE
Welcome to the Morton Water Softener Web site managed by third party EcoWater. We’re striving to make our Web site informative and useful and would appreciate your feedback on how we can make it even better. In return for access to the information we’ve provided, all we ask is that you abide by the legal terms and conditions stated below. Please read these terms and conditions carefully, because by using the Web site, you automatically acknowledge and agree to them. If you do not agree with these terms and conditions, you may not use this site.
COPYRIGHT INFORMATION © 2019 Morton Salt, Inc.
All rights reserved. All of the contents of the Morton Web site are protected from copying and simulation under U.S. and international copyright laws and treaties. Any unauthorized copying, alteration, distribution, transmission, performance, display, or other use of this material is prohibited. All names, logos, trademarks or service marks contained in this Web site which are registered trademarks owned or licensed by Morton may not be used without prior written approval by Morton Salt, Inc. The registered trademarks of Morton belong exclusively to Morton or its licensors and are protected by U. S. and international trademark laws and treaties.
LIMITED LICENSE TO USE MATERIALS
You (as visitor the Web site) are granted the right to display and reproduce material on this Web site for your personal use as long as:
- the material is used for educational or informational purposes only and is not sold or distributed for commercial gain, and the copyright information listed on the Website page you are displaying or copying appears on every copy of the material and any portion thereof.
Except as noted above, no right or license is granted under any copyright, patent, or trademark of Morton Salt, Inc. to any other party.
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY
EcoWater provides the information on this Web site free of charge, subject to these terms and conditions. While EcoWater makes reasonable efforts to ensure the information is accurate and up-to-date, EcoWater makes no warranties or representations, express or implied, as to the accuracy, completeness, or any other aspect of the information on this Web site and assumes no liability in connection with any use of this information. THIS WEB SITE, AND ALL INFORMATION AND MATERIALS CONTAINED HEREIN, ARE PROVIDED TO YOU “AS IS” AND WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
NEITHER ECOWATER, MORTON NOR ANY PARTY INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING OR DELIVERING THIS WEB SITE WILL BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR INJURY THAT ACCOMPANY OR RESULT FROM YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THIS WEB SITE, OR YOUR INABILITY TO ACCESS AND USE THIS WEB SITE, OR FROM DOWNLOADING ANY MATERIAL CONTAINED ON THIS SITE. NOR WILL ANY SUCH PARTY BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, INDIRECT, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, OR ANY OTHER LOSSES, COSTS, OR EXPENSES OF ANY KIND WHICH MAY ARISE, DIRECTLY, OR INDIRECTLY FROM YOUR USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THIS SITE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANYTHING CAUSED BY: A) INCOMPLETE OR INACCURATE INFORMATION; B) VIRUSES; C) BUGS; D)HUMAN ACTION OR INACTION; E) ANY COMPUTER SYSTEM, PHONE LINE, HARDWARE, SOFTWARE OR PROGRAM MALFUNCTIONS; OR F) ANY OTHER ERRORS, FAILURE OR DELAYS IN COMPUTER TRANSMISSION OR NETWORK CONNECTIONS.
SUBMISSION OF MATERIALS
All comments, suggestions, ideas, graphics, or other information that you transmit to us through this Web site become and will remain the property of EcoWater or Morton and may be used by Morton, EcoWater or as disclosed for the purpose such information was collected as disclosed to you at the time of collection whatsoever. Any materials or information submitted to the Web site will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary, and EcoWater and Morton will not have any obligation to use or evaluate any information it receives from you. In addition, we will not be under any obligation to respond in any way. We will not have to pay you or anyone else for using any ideas or other materials that you may transmit to us via the Web site. You should rely solely on your rights under the patent, trademark, and copyright laws. The receipt or consideration of your information by us shall in no way impair the right of Morton to contest the validity of your patent, trademark, or copyright.
Of course, you are not to transmit to this Web site any material which is unlawful, threatening, violent, abusive, harassing, degrading, defamatory, libelous, deceptive; fraudulent, or which may give rise to civil or criminal liability, infringe a third party’s intellectual property rights, or otherwise violate any law or regulation. Even though EcoWater may monitor and review transmissions, it assumesno responsibility or liability which may arise from the content thereof, including – but not limited to – claims for defamation, libel, slander, obscenity, pornography, profanity or misrepresentation.
HYPERLINKS AND FRAME
The Web site may include hyperlinks to other independent Web sites. We are not responsible for the content posted on these independent Web sites and do not endorse or approve any products or information offered at these Web sites. We may permit links to the Web site, as long as they do not imply endorsement, sponsorship or affiliation. We require, however, that you get our written consent first before creating any kind of hyperlink to this Web site. You may frame this Web site only with the prior written consent of Morton and EcoWater.
JURISDICTION; CHOICE OF LAW AND FORUM
Unless otherwise specified, the material on this Web site is intended to provide information about Morton® Water Softeners.. The Web site is managed by third party EcoWater. The materials published on the Web site are designed or appropriate for use in the United States. If you access our Website from outside of the United States, please be aware you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. To the extent any applicable local laws prohibit your viewing and use of this Web site, you may not view or use this Web site.
These terms and conditions and your use of this Web site shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Illinois, USA, excluding its conflicts of law rules. You expressly agree that the exclusive jurisdiction for any claim or action arising out of, or relating to, these terms and conditions or your use of this Web site shall be filed only in the state or federal courts located in Chicago, Illinois, and you further agree and submit to the exercise of personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purpose of litigating any such claim or action.
SEVERABILITY AND INTEGRATION
These terms and conditions constitute the entire agreement between you and Morton with respect to this Web site. If any part of these terms and conditions held to be invalid or unenforceable, the remaining parts shall remain in full force and effect.
REVISIONS AND CONSENTS
We reserve the right to revise this legal information at any time and for any reason. We also reserve the right to make changes at any time, without notice or obligation, to any of the information contained on this Web site. By entering this Web site, you acknowledge and agree that you shall be bound by any such revisions. Accordingly, you should periodically visit this page to review these terms and conditions. In fact, we hope you will return to our Web site often.