Last Modified: 02/2022
Thank you for your interest in our (“our,” “we,” or “us”) website (the “ Website”). The Website includes all websites, webpages, products, and services offered by or through our website.
2. Changes. We may change these Terms from time to time in our sole discretion. Accordingly, we encourage you to review these Terms periodically. We reserve the right (but is not required) to post a notice on the Website or send you a notice via email or any other delivery method of any such change to these Terms. The most current version of these Terms will be linked on the home page of the Website. If you continue to use the Website after we change these Terms, then you accept all such changes.
3. Purpose. The Website provides users with, among other things, the ability to quote and order buildings. Please note, however, that we have the right to change, modify, suspend, or discontinue the Website, including the Website's features and functionality, in whole or in part, without notice to you. We do not guarantee that any certain feature or functionality will continue to be available in the future through the Website. Nor do we guarantee the future availability of the Website itself.
5. User Submissions.
5.1 Posting. The Website may allow you to submit, post, and/or make available content and other materials viewable by other users of the Website (collectively "User Submissions"), subject to other restrictions in these Terms. User Submissions include any data, text files, links, and software that you submit, post, and/or make available by or through the Website.
5.2 Responsibility. You understand that all User Submissions are the sole responsibility of the user who posted the User Submissions, and in this connection, you are solely responsible for all of your User Submissions. We do not control or endorse the User Submissions or guarantee the accuracy, integrity, or quality of the User Submissions, and we take no responsibility for, and specifically disclaim any liability (including damages) with regard to, the User Submissions, including the legality or accuracy of any User Submission or whether any User Submission is libelous, slanderous, defamatory, or disparaging. You further understand that you must evaluate and bear all risks associated with the use of any User Submission, including reliance on the accuracy, completeness, and usefulness of the User Submissions.
You retain all rights in and to your User Submissions, subject to these Terms.
5.3 Right to Submit. You represent and warrant the following:
a. You own or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to grant the rights granted by you to us and our users in these Terms;
b. Your User Submissions do not, and will not, violate any law, rule, or regulation or misappropriate or infringe upon the rights of any third party; and
c. You will not post confidential or trade secret information of others.
5.4 Acceptable Use. You agree to use the Website only for the Website's intended purposes, and you further agree that we will not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension, or discontinuance of the Website or any part of the Website. In this connection, you agree that when using the Website, you will not, except to the extent specifically contemplated by the Website or these Terms:
a. Modify, translate, decompile, reverse engineer, recreate, disassemble, or otherwise attempt to determine the makeup or source code of the Website or make any unauthorized changes to the Website;
b. Circumvent, disable, or otherwise interfere with (i) security related features of the Website or (ii) features that prevent or restrict use or copying of any Website Content or User Submissions or enforce limitations on use of the Website Content or User Submissions;
c. Attempt to probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of any system or network or breach any security or authentication measures;
d. Avoid, bypass, remove, deactivate, impair, descramble, or otherwise circumvent any technological measure implemented by us or any of our providers or any other third party (including another user) to protect the Website, the Website Content, or the User Submissions;
e. Launch any automated system, including "robots," "spiders," "crawlers," and "offline readers," that accesses the Website in a manner that sends more request messages to the Website's servers in a given period of time than a human can reasonably produce in the same period by using a conventional on-line web browser, except that we grant the operators of public search engines permission to use spiders to copy materials from the Website for the sole purpose of creating publicly available searchable indices of the materials but not caches or archives of such materials. We reserve the right to revoke these exceptions either generally or in specific cases;
f. Upload, post, email, or otherwise transmit any material that contains "Trojan horses," "worms," software viruses, or any other computer code, files, or programs of a destructive nature or designed to interrupt, destroy, or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;
g. Alter or modify the Website;
h. Embarrass, defame, slander, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten, or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others;
i. Publish, transmit, copy, reproduce, e-mail, post, upload, distribute, or disseminate (or use the Website to do any of the foregoing with respect to) any inappropriate, profane, vulgar, pornographic, sexually explicit, racist, libelous, false, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent, offensive, hateful, disparaging, abusive, unlawful, illegal, harmful of minors in any way, or objectionable topic, name, material, or information;
j. Use or display a user name or screen name that disparages, in any manner, the Website, us, or our licensors or service providers;
k. Frame the Website, display the Website in connection with an unauthorized logo or mark, or do anything that could falsely suggest a relationship between us and any third party or potentially deprive us of revenue (including revenue from advertising, branding, or promotional activities);
l. Upload files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws and regulations (or by rights of privacy of publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents;
m. Upload files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another's computer;
n. Conduct or forward surveys, contests, pyramid schemes, chain letters, junk mail, spam or other unwanted electronic communications, unsolicited communications, or any advertising, promotional, or unauthorized communication;
o. Use the Website's communications systems for any commercial solicitation purpose;
p. Copy or store any Website Content or User Submissions for other than your own use;
q. Create any user account by automated means or under false or fraudulent pretenses;
r. Run Maillist, Listserv, any form of auto-responder on, or with respect to, the Website or any processes that run or are activated while you are not logged in;
s. Falsify or delete any author attributions, legal, or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels (such as copyright, trademark, and other proprietary rights notices) contained in or on the Website;
t. Impersonate another person or entity or use any fake name or identity;
u. Allow any other person or entity to use your identification for posting or viewing comments;
v. Restrict, inhibit, or interfere any other user from using and enjoying the Website;
w. Violate any code of conduct or other guidelines that may be applicable to the Website;
x. Harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including user names and user IDs, without each such user's prior, express, and written consent;
y. Post or transmit, or cause to be posted or transmitted, any communication or solicitation designed or intended to obtain password, account, or private information from anyone;
z. Post or transmit irrelevant content, repeatedly post the same or similar content, or otherwise impose and unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure;
aa. Use any part of the Website to violate the security of any computer network, crack passwords or security encryption codes, transfer or store material that is deemed threatening or obscene, or engage in any kind of illegal activity;
bb. Access or use the Website through an interface other than our interface; or cc. Link to the Website from another; or
dd. Create a risk of harm, loss, physical or mental injury, emotional distress, death, disability, disfigurement, or physical or mental illness to yourself, to any other person, or to any animal, or
ee. Seek to harm or exploit children by exposing children to inappropriate content, asking for personally identifiable details, or otherwise;
5.5 Embedding of Website. Notwithstanding the limitations in Section 5.4, you may embed the Website, in its entirety and without modification except that you may private label the Website with your business name and/or marks using functionality provided by the Website, in your own website that is used solely for your own internal business purposes (which may include providing services to your customers) (" Your Site") for so long as each of the following conditions are satisfied:
a. You must have our written approval, which we may revoke at any time, to embed the Website;
b. You must have our written approval, which we may revoke at any time, to permit a third party to embed the Website;
e. Access to the functionality provided by the Website and embedded in Your Site must be limited to your bona fide customers who you believe have a good faith right to use, and a good faith intent to use, Your Site and the functionality provided by the Website;
g. We and our licensors shall have the option, at any time, to limit or restrict access to the Website as embedded in Your Site (including on a customer-by-customer or user-by-user basis) for any reason or no reason and to otherwise exercise the rights set forth in Section 6.4.
5.6 No Confidentiality. You agree that you have no expectation of confidentiality with respect to your User Submissions. We disclaim any confidentiality obligation with respect to your User Submissions.
5.7 Licenses. You grant us and our affiliates a non-exclusive, royalty-free, transferable, sublicensable, and worldwide license to use, store, display, post, reproduce, modify, publish, broadcast, perform, print, distribute, and prepare derivative works of your User Submissions in perpetuity in connection with the Website and our and our affiliates' businesses (and our and our affiliates' successors' businesses), including for purposes of developing, operating, improving, re-designing, providing, re-distributing, using, promoting, and marketing all or part of the Website, in any and all media formats (now known or hereafter developed) and through any and all media channels (now known or hereafter developed). Nothing in these Terms will restrict other legal rights that we may have to User Submissions, for example under other licenses. You also grant our users (whether registered or unregistered) a non-exclusive license to access your User Submissions through the Website and to use, store, display, post, reproduce, modify, publish, broadcast, perform, print, distribute, and prepare derivative works of your User Submissions as specifically permitted through the intended functionality of the Website and under these Terms. You agree that you will not receive any consideration or compensation in connection with your User Submissions.
5.8 Opinions. You understand that all opinions expressed by users of the Website, including those who work for us, are the personal opinions of the authors and not of us and are not endorsed by us.
5.9 Monitoring. We are not obligated to screen, review, monitor, edit, or correct any User Submission and do not necessarily screen, review, monitor, edit, or correct any User Submission. We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to edit, modify, remove, or delete User Submissions (in whole or in part) without notice for any reason or for no reason, including User Submissions that we believe violate these Terms or our policies. You understand that entering or using the Website may expose you to User Submissions that are inaccurate, inappropriate (including for children), unsuited, offensive, indecent, or objectionable to you and/or your purposes.
5.10 Feedback. If you choose to submit comments, ideas, or feedback (collectively "Feedback") to, by, or through the Website or otherwise, you agree that we are free to use the Feedback without any restriction or consideration or compensation to you. By accepting your Feedback, we do not waive any rights to use similar or related Feedback previously known to us, developed by our employees, or obtained from sources other than you.
5.11 Interaction with Others. You are solely responsible for your interaction with other users of the Website, whether online or offline. We are not responsible or liable for the conduct or content of any user. Exercise common sense and your best judgment in your interactions with others (e.g., when you submit any personal or other information) and in all of your other online activities. If you send any message related to us to your friends, using a tool we provide on the Website or otherwise, you will only do so to the extent you have permission from them to send communications of such nature and you will comply with all applicable law related to such communications. If you interact with other users offline or not on the Website, using information, including User Submissions, provided on the Website, you are solely responsible for your interactions and agree that we are not liable for any business transactions between you and other users that may arise from such interactions, online or offline.
a. You may use the Website only if you can form a binding contract with us.
b. You represent warrant that (i) your use of the Website is legal in, and does not violate any laws or regulations of, the jurisdiction(s) in which you reside or from which you use or otherwise access the Website, (ii) you possess the legal right and ability to enter into these Terms and to use the Website in accordance with these Terms, (iii) your use of the Website will be in accordance with these Terms, and (iv) your use of the Website will be in accordance with all applicable laws and regulation.
c. Your use of the Website and transfer, posting, and uploading of software, technology, and other technical data via the Website may be subject to the export and import laws of the United States and other countries. You agree to comply with all applicable export and import laws and regulations, including the Export Administration Regulations and sanctions control programs of the United States. In particular, you represent and warrant that you (a) are not a prohibited party identified on any government export exclusion lists or a member of a government of any other export-prohibited countries as identified in applicable export and import laws and regulations, (b) will not transfer software, technology, and other technical data via the Website to export-prohibited parties or countries, (c) will not use the Website for military, nuclear, missile, chemical, or biological weaponry end uses in violation of United States export laws, and (d) will not transfer, upload, or post via the Website any software, technology, or other technical data in violation of United States or other applicable export or import laws.
6.2 Ownership. Other than the User Submissions, the following are the exclusive property of us and our licensors and are protected under applicable copyright, trademark, and other proprietary rights laws: the Website and all information, images, photos, graphics, sounds, music, videos, interactive features, data, text, scripts, files, links, software (including the software that powers the Website), messages, communications, content, organization, design, compilation, magnetic translation, digital conversion, trademarks, trade names, service marks, logos, and other matters related to, or located or contained within, the Website (the Website and all of the foregoing, other than the User Submissions, are collectively the " Website Content"). You do not acquire any ownership rights to any Website Content through your access to, or use of, the Website.
6.3 License. Subject to these Terms and our policies, we grant you a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable, and revocable license to use the Website Content solely for your internal business purposes. Other than as specifically permitted through the intended functionality of the Website and other than as provided in these Terms, you may not use, copy, download, reproduce, republish, distribute, transmit, broadcast, display, assign, license, sublicense, sell, alter, prepare derivative works of, or otherwise exploit the Website Content (in whole or in part) without our prior, express, and written permission. You must maintain all copyright and other proprietary notices on all Website Content that you print or download (whether such printing or downloading is permissible or prohibited). All rights in and to the Website Content not expressly granted in this Section 6.3 remain in us and our licensors.
6.4 Access. We reserve the right to terminate or suspend your access to the Website, in whole or in part, at any time (for any reason or for no reason and without notice). In particular, and without limitation, we may terminate or suspend your access to the Website upon your non-compliance (or threatened non-compliance) with these Terms or if you violate (or threaten to violate) our rights or the rights of any other party. If we grant you access to view any of the secure areas of the Website, you will not disclose any of the information included in that secure area to any third party without our prior, express, and written consent, including moving or copying such information to a non-secure area of the Website.
6.5 Software. Some of the products offered by or through the Website may be software that is downloaded to your computer, phone, tablet, or other device (the "Website Software"). You agree that we may automatically update and upgrade all Website Software. All Website Software, including all updates, upgrades, and enhancements, is governed by these Terms and, as determined in our sole discretion, may be subject to additional terms and conditions.
6.6 Fees. You agree to pay all fees associated with your use of the Website in accordance with the Website's payment terms, conditions, and guidelines. You will be notified prior to incurring any fees associated with your use of the Website.
7.1 Process. Certain features and functionality of the Website require you to register with us by entering your email address, your personal name, selecting a valid username, selecting a valid password, and providing all other required registration information (collectively the "Registration Information"). You agree that, at the time of submission to us, your Registration Information is true, accurate, current, and complete. You further agree to maintain and promptly update your Registration Information as necessary. You will provide us with additional true, accurate, current, and complete Registration Information as requested from time to time. Upon completing the registration process with us, you will be provided with a Website account (" Your Account").
7.2 Restrictions and Limitations.
a. We will have no liability associated with, or arising from, your failure to maintain accurate, current, and complete Registration Information, including liability arising out of your failure to receive critical information about the Website or Your Account. We will not be responsible for verifying your Registration Information. You may not (i) select or use as your Registration Information a name of another person with the intent to impersonate that person or (ii) use as your Registration Information a name subject to any rights of a person other than you without appropriate authorization. We reserve the right, at our discretion, to (a) refuse registration of your Registration Information and (b) cancel or deactivate Your Account, including due to inactivity, and, at our election, delete all related information and files in, or relating to, Your Account.
b. You will maintain the confidentiality and security of, and will carefully guard, Your Account and Your Account-related information, and you will not provide Your Account or Your Account-related information to any other person or entity. We will not be liable for any unauthorized access or use of your Registration Information or Your Account. You are fully responsible for all use of, and activities that occur under, your Registration Information and Your Account and for any actions that take place through your registration or access to the Website (whether conducted by you or another). You are responsible for restricting access to your computer(s), including mobile devices, as necessary. If you suspect that someone may have obtained access to Your Account or Your Account-related information,
(i) you should contact us immediately to authorize us to deny access to the Website to anyone else presenting Your Account or Your Account-related information and (ii) change Your Account password by using the functionality made available by the Website.
c. We reserve the right to require you to change your Registration Information from time to time. Failure to comply with any portion of this Section 7 will constitute a breach of this Agreement, which may result in immediate termination of Your Account.
7.3 Email Notifications. We reserve the right to email you notifications that inform you of messages waiting for you on the Website. You agree that email communications and such notifications are an integral part of being a registered member of the Website, and you expressly consent to receiving these notifications. You further acknowledge that the only way to completely stop receiving these email communications is to cancel your membership to the Website.
8. Third Parties.
8.1 Links, Displays, and Interactions. The Website may contain links to, or prominently display, websites, services, products, offers, events, promotions, discounts, or activities provided or offered by or through third parties (collectively the "Third Party Products"). In addition, the Website may provide you with the ability to interact directly with third parties that offer, advocate, or make recommendations for Third Party Products. We are not responsible for, and disclaim any liability with respect to, Third Party Products and the content, accuracy, or opinions expressed in, or with respect to, Third Party Products. We do not investigate, monitor, or check any Third Party Products for accuracy, completeness, suitability, or fitness for a purpose. Inclusion of any Third Party Product, or the ability to interact with third parties regarding any Third Party Product, on or through the Website does not imply our approval or endorsement of the Third Party Product or the products, services, or information available at or from such Third Party Product. If you decide to leave the Website and access any other website, you do so at your own risk. Specifically, upon doing so, you will be subject to such other websites' privacy policies (if any). You expressly relieve us from any and all liability arising from Third Party Products, including any use or purchase arising from, or relating to, your access to, or use of, the Website.
8.2 Names and Logos. The use of any name, trademark, trade name, service mark, logo, symbol, or other proprietary designation or marking of, or belonging to, any entity making products or services available on or through the Website should not be construed as an endorsement or sponsorship of the Website by any such entity or as an endorsement or sponsorship by the Website of such entity or such entity's goods or services.
9. Indemnity. You will indemnify, defend, and hold harmless us, our affiliates, and our and our affiliates' owners, parents, partners, shareholders, members, subsidiaries, managers, directors, officers, employees, contractors, agents, licensors, providers, suppliers, agents, representatives, and attorneys from and against any and all claims, liabilities, damages, losses, costs, and expenses, including court costs and reasonable attorneys' fees, resulting from, relating or attributable to, or arising out of, (i) your breach of, or failure to comply with, any of these Terms, (ii) any fraud, manipulation, deception, or misrepresentation by you, (iii) your access to, or use of, the Website and/or the Website Content, (iv) your User Submissions, (v) all use of, and activities that occur under, Your Account (whether conducted by You or another) and any actions that take place through your access to the Website and/or the Website Content, (vi) any violation of any law or regulation by you, and (vii) any dispute between you and another user of the Website (whether you and/or such other user is registered or unregistered). Neither we nor our affiliates or licensors have any duty to reimburse, defend, indemnify, or hold you harmless, including with respect to any claim, liability, damage, loss, cost, or expense resulting from, relating or attributable to, or arising out of, these Terms, the Website, or the Website Content or your use of, or access to, the Website or the Website Content.
10. Disclaimers and Limitations.
10.1 No Warranties. NEITHER WE NOR OUR AFFILIATES OR LICENSORS WARRANT OR GUARANTEE THAT (i) THE WEBSITE, THE WEBSITE CONTENT, OR THE USER SUBMISSIONS WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, (ii) DEFECTS, INCLUDING TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS, WILL BE CORRECTED, (iii) THE WEBSITE, THE WEBSITE CONTENT, AND THE USER SUBMISSIONS ARE OR WILL BE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL CODE, (iv) THE WEBSITE, THE WEBSITE CONTENT, OR THE USER SUBMISSIONS ARE OR WILL CONTINUE TO BE AVAILABLE, OR (v) ANY SPECIFIC RESULTS FROM USE OF THE WEBSITE, THE WEBSITE CONTENT, OR THE USER SUBMISSIONS. WE AND OUR AFFILIATES AND LICENSORS DISCLAIM ALL EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING RELATING TO (a) NON-INFRINGEMENT, (b) MERCHANTABILITY, (c) FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, (d) TITLE, (e) COURSE OF DEALING OR USAGE OF TRADE, (f) AVAILABILITY OF THE WEBSITE, THE WEBSITE CONTENT, OR THE USER SUBMISSIONS, (g) LACK OF VIRUSES, WORMS, TROJAN-HORSES, OR OTHER CODE THAT MANIFESTS CONTAMINATING OR DESTRUCTIVE PROPERTIES, (h) ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, RELIABILITY, TIMELINESS, OR USEFULNESS, OR (i) DUTIES OF REASONABLE CARE, WORKMANLIKE EFFORT, OR LACK OF NEGLIGENCE. THE WEBSITE, THE WEBSITE CONTENT, AND THE USER SUBMISSIONS ARE PROVIDED "AS IS," "AS AVAILABLE," AND "WITH ALL FAULTS" AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED.
10.2 Risk of Use. YOUR ACCESS TO, AND USE OF, THE WEBSITE, THE WEBSITE CONTENT, AND THE USER SUBMISSIONS ARE AT YOUR RISK, INCLUDING YOUR ASSUMPTION OF ALL RISKS THAT THE WEBSITE, THE WEBSITE CONTENT, AND THE USER SUBMISSIONS WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, AND ERROR-FREE. IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH THE WEBSITE, THE WEBSITE CONTENT, OR THE USER SUBMISSIONS, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE ACCESSING AND USING THE WEBSITE, THE WEBSITE CONTENT, AND THE USER SUBMISSIONS. IN NO EVENT WILL WE OR ANY OF OUR AFFILIATES OR LICENSORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR CORRUPTION OF DATA, AND NEITHER WE NOR ANY OF OUR AFFILIATES OR LICENSORS HAVE ANY RESPONSIBILITY OR LIABILITY FOR THE DELETION OR FAILURE TO STORE ANY INFORMATION OR DATA AND OTHER COMMUNICATIONS OR OTHER CONTENT MAINTAINED OR TRANSMITTED BY OR THROUGH THE WEBSITE.
10.3 Limitation of Liability. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PROVIDED BY LAW, IN NO EVENT WILL WE, OUR AFFILIATES, OR THEIR LICENSORS, SERVICE PROVIDERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OFFICERS, OR DIRECTORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PERSONAL INJURY, PAIN AND SUFFERING, EMOTIONAL DISTRESS, LOSS OF REVENUE, LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF BUSINESS OR ANTICIPATED SAVINGS, LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF GOODWILL, LOSS OF DATA, AND WHETHER CAUSED BY TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), BREACH OF CONTRACT, OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF FORESEEABLE. THE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SET OUT ABOVE DOES NOT APPLY TO LIABILITY RESULTING FROM OUR GROSS NEGLIGENCE OR WILLFUL
MISCONDUCT. THE FOREGOING DOES NOT AFFECT ANY LIABILITY THAT CANNOT BE EXCLUDED OR LIMITED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.
11. Notices. Except as otherwise provided in these Terms (including with respect to modifications to these Terms or modifications to the Website), we may deliver notices to you via electronic mail or by prepaid certified mail, return receipt requested, at the address maintained in our database; any such notice will be deemed effectively given upon delivery.
12.1 Governing Law and Venue. These Terms will be governed by, and construed and enforced in accordance with, United States federal law, as applicable, and by the laws of the state of Georgia as applied to agreements made, entered into, and performed entirely in Georgia by Georgia residents, notwithstanding the actual residence of us or You. All lawsuits or proceedings arising out of, or relating to, these Terms will be brought in the state or federal courts located in Carroll County, Georgia, and we and you irrevocably submit to the exclusive personal jurisdiction of such courts for such purpose.
12.3 Severability. If any provision of these Terms is held to be illegal, invalid, or unenforceable under present or future laws, such provision will be fully severable, and these Terms will be construed and enforced as if such illegal, invalid, or unenforceable provision never comprised a part of this Agreement; and the remaining provisions of these Terms will remain in full force and effect and will not be affected by the illegal, invalid, or unenforceable provision or by its severance from these Terms. Furthermore, in lieu of such illegal, invalid, or unenforceable provision, there will be added automatically as part of these Terms a provision as similar in its terms to such illegal, invalid, or unenforceable provision as may be possible and be legal, valid, and enforceable. Our waiver of a breach of any provision of these Terms by you will not operate or be construed as a waiver by us of any subsequent breach by you.
12.4 No Amendments. You may not amend these Terms without our prior, express, and written consent and the prior written consent of our licensors.
12.5 Assignment. We may assign our rights and delegate our duties and obligations under these Terms to any party at any time without notice to you. These Terms are not assignable, transferable, or sub-licensable by you without our prior, express, and written consent.
12.6 Relationship. No agency, partnership, joint venture, or employment is created as a result of these Terms, and You do not have any authority of any kind to bind us in any respect whatsoever.
12.8 Survival. This Section 12 and Sections 4, 5.3, 5.7, and 9 through 12 will survival termination of these Terms and/or your right to access or use the Website, the Website Content, and the User Submissions.
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Collection of Personal Information.
Information You Provide . We may obtain information that you provide directly to us when you interact with the Site (e.g., when you use our contact form, sign up to receive emails from us, comment on a blog post, or request product literature or price quotes). This information may include personal information, which is information that can be used to identify you individually, such as your name, home address, email address, phone number, and company affiliation.
Information Collected Automatically . In addition to information that you submit to us, we may collect certain information automatically using various tools and technologies such as cookies and web server logs. The types of information we collect may include IP addresses, device identifiers, browser characteristics, operating system details, language preferences, referring URLs, length of visits, and pages viewed. A cookie is a piece of data that a website can send to your browser, which may then be stored on your computer as an anonymous tag that identifies your computer but not you. Many web browsers are set to accept cookies by default, but you may be able to set your browser to notify you before you receive a cookie, or to remove or reject cookies. Please note that if you disable cookies, you may not be able to use certain features of this Site or other websites and that disabling cookies may invalidate opt outs that rely on cookies to function.
Your web browser may have settings that allow you to transmit a “Do Not Track” signal when you visit various websites or use online services. Like many websites, this Site is not designed to respond to “Do Not Track” signals received from browsers. To learn more about “Do Not Track” signals, you may wish to visit www.allaboutdnt.com.
Use of Personal Information. We may use personal information we collect through the Site to:
- Facilitate and personalize your user experience;
- Conduct statistical analysis of Site content, layout, and features for our marketing purposes;
- Improve the Site, our marketing, or services we offer;
- Communicate with you, including to respond to your requests or inquiries;
- Deliver promotional content to you;
- Send you newsletters;
- Comply with applicable laws, regulations, or legal process, as well as industry standards and our company policies;
- Prevent, investigate, identify, stop, or take any other action with regard to suspected or actual fraudulent or illegal activity, or any activity that violates our policies; or
- For any other purpose, with your consent.
Sharing of Personal Information. We may share your personal information with our parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, business partners, and vendors that provide services on our behalf. These parties are not meant to use personal information except for the purpose(s) for which it was provided.
Additionally, we may disclose information when required by subpoena, search warrant, or other legal processes, or in response to activities that are unlawful or a violation of our rules for use of the Site, or to protect and defend our rights or property.
Security. We take reasonable measures to protect your information from loss, theft, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction. Nevertheless, transmission via the Internet and online digital storage are not completely secure and we cannot guarantee the security of your information collected through the Site.
Third-Party Analytics and Advertising. We may use third-party technology to collect and use data in connection with interest-based advertising, and other parties may collect your personal information about your online activities over time and across different devices and online properties when you use the Site. These ad technology companies and advertisers may use, store, or access cookies, web beacons, and other storage technologies to collect or receive information from the Site and elsewhere on the Internet and use that information to provide advertising services to us, including interest-based advertising or advertisements targeted to your interests delivered over time and across online services and devices.
We may use certain web analytics services, including Google Analytics, to help us understand and analyze how visitors use the Site and to serve ads on our behalf across the Internet. We’ve implemented Google Analytics Advertising Features such as remarketing with analytics, interest-based advertising, demographics and interests reporting, and user segment analysis. We and our vendors may use first-party cookies or other first-party identifiers as well as third-party cookies or other third-party identifiers to deliver advertisements, create a profile of you, measure your interests, detect your demographics, detect your location, and personalize content.
To find out more about how these analytics services manage the privacy of information in conjunction with delivering ads online and how to opt out of information collection by these networks, visit www.youradchoices.com and www.networkadvertising.org.
For more information on how Google Analytics uses data collected through the Site, visit www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners. To opt out of Google Analytics cookies, visit adssettings.google.com and tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
Please note that DBCI does not control how other parties manage their opt-out processes.
Social Features. Certain features of the Site may permit you to initiate interactions between the Site and other platforms like social networks (for example, to share the Site with your friends). Using these features may allow both DBCI and the operator of the other platform to access certain information about your use of our Site and theirs, including personal information. You should review the terms, policies, and settings of these other platforms to learn more about their data practices and/or adjust your settings.
Information for California Residents
California’s “Shine the Light” Law . California law permits customers in California to request certain details about how their personal information is shared with third parties and, in some cases, affiliates if that personal information is shared for those third parties’ and affiliates’ own direct marketing purposes. We do not share personal information with third parties or affiliates for those third parties’ or affiliates’ own direct marketing purposes. Californians may request information about our compliance with this law by emailing us at email@example.com or mailing to Janus International Group, LLC, Attention: Legal Department, 135 Janus International Boulevard, Temple, GA 30179.
To make a request, please provide sufficient information for us to determine if this applies to you, attest to the fact that you are a California resident, and provide your current California address to which we will send our response. Your inquiry must specify “California Privacy Rights Request” in the subject line of the email or the first line of the letter and include your name, street address, city, state, and ZIP code. Please note that we are only required to respond to one request per customer each year.
California Consumer Privacy Act . The California Consumer Privacy Act (the “CCPA”), which provides California consumers certain rights regarding their personal information (“PI”), became effective on January 1, 2020. As of that date, the California Attorney General had not completed the rulemaking process to establish the regulations for covered businesses to implement the law. Accordingly, we may update information in this section regarding our data practices and your rights under the CCPA, modify our methods for responding to your requests, and/or supplement our responses to your requests as we continue to develop our compliance program to reflect the development of the law and our understanding of how it relates to our data practices.
If you are a California consumer and would like to make a request pursuant to your “right to know about personal information collected, disclosed or sold” (including your right to obtain copies of specific pieces of PI), your “right to request deletion of personal information,” or your “right to opt-out of the sale of personal information,” you may contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will respond to your request as soon as we have guidance on how to properly verify your identity and the appropriate response parameters.
Examples of the types of PI we may collect from California consumers, and of the purposes for such collection, are outlined in the chart below.
Category of PI
Name, physical address, phone number, Internet Protocol address, email address, unique personal identification number
Processing transactions, customizing concurrent consumer experiences, detecting fraud, security, marketing
Customer / Personal Records
Name, physical address, phone number, email address, payment card details, employment information
Processing transactions, customizing concurrent consumer experiences, detecting fraud, security, marketing
Purchase history information
Managing transactions, quality control
Internet Usage Information
Browsing history, search history, information regarding interactions with our website or advertisements
Debugging, security, detecting fraud, marketing
Audio recordings of customer service calls, CCTV footage
Quality control, safety, detecting fraud, managing transactions
Professional or Employment Info
Employment-related information, such as business contact details
We will revise this section as the law becomes clearer and we are able to provide you with more specific information about your CCPA rights and how to exercise them.
Please note that “Shine the Light” rights and CCPA rights are established under different legal regimes and must be exercised separately.