Terms and Conditions of Use
The Independent Lubricant Manufacturers Association ("ILMA" or "Association") maintains this web site ("Site") for your use and information. The Association also offers ILMA members and other designated users an opportunity to access restricted areas of the Site. All access to and use of the Site is subject to the following Terms and Conditions of Use and all applicable laws, ordinances, and regulations. By accessing or using the Site, you signify your agreement to these Terms and Conditions of Use and any modifications made by ILMA from time to time. A violation of any of these policies authorizes ILMA to take action immediately to restrict or terminate your access to the Site. ILMA shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any claim or cause of action arising out of such termination. ILMA reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to update or revise these Terms and Conditions of Use, so please visit the Site periodically to review the current Terms and Conditions of Use.
In exchange for your use of the Site, you agree not to use the Site for any illegal purpose or in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the operation of the Site. You agree not to use the Site for any commercial or other unauthorized use of the interactive features. You agree not to use the Site to exchange information, services, materials, or software in return for payment of any sort without the prior written approval of ILMA. All applicable local, state, national, and international laws and regulations govern your use of the Site. Any breach of any law or regulation is a breach of these Terms and Conditions of Use.
ILMA fully intends to respect your right to express freely your ideas and opinions by means of the Site. ILMA does not have a formal Site monitoring program for compliance of users with any laws, regulations or policies. However, ILMA reserves the right to monitor information posted on and communications taking place on Site. ILMA reserves the right to remove any information posted on Site if the Association, in its sole discretion, believes that such removal is necessary: (1) to comply with applicable laws or regulations or competent legal process; (2) to protect ILMA's rights, interests and/or property; or (3) to protect a person's physical safety, legal rights, or well-being; or because ILMA deems the content to be otherwise harmful, offensive or in violation of these policies.
ILMA secures your personal information against theft and implements procedures to protect the data from exposure to Internet-related threats. ILMA uses web forms and databases protected by Secure Socket Layers (SSLs). ILMA adheres to security recommendations from financial institutions to process electronic payments safely.
ILMA only provides credit card refunds for meeting registrations. Please refer to the specific meeting for the refund policies. Except for two weeks prior to the meeting, all refunds will be issued within 10 business days. Approved refunds will be issued back to the credit card used for the registration. No refunds will be provided for any other purchases or transactions made with ILMA.
Your use of the Site is subject to the terms of ILMA's Antitrust Policy. The Association is not responsible for any violation of federal or state antitrust laws that may arise from your use of bulletin boards or other interactive services accessible through the Site. You may not use bulletin boards or other interactive services accessible through the site to discuss:
- Current or future prices or competitive terms.
- What constitutes a "fair" or acceptable profit level.
- What a "fair" bid would be or whether an entity is planning to submit a bid.
- Possible increases or decreases in prices or other changes to competitive terms.
- Standardization or stabilization of prices, output, or costs.
- Pricing procedures or negotiation of competitive terms.
- Cash discounts.
- Credit terms.
- Control of sales.
- Allocation of markets or geographical division of markets.
- Refusal to deal with any particular firm or corporation.
- Whether or not the pricing or other competitive practices of any industry member are unethical or constitute an unfair trade practice.
ILMA does not edit, censor, or otherwise control your participation on or use of the Site. ILMA, however, reserves the right to monitor content on this Site, including but not limited to chat rooms, bulletin boards or other user discussions, and to remove content that ILMA, in its sole discretion, determines to be unlawful, harmful, offensive, fraudulent, or otherwise in violation of these Terms and Conditions of Use.
To maintain an informative and valuable service for users of this Site, you may only submit to the Site content that is: (a) owned by you, (b) submitted with the express permission of the owner, or (c) in the public domain. You are prohibited from posting or transmitting to or from the Site any unlawful, threatening, abusive, harassing, libelous, defamatory, obscene, deceptive, fraudulent, obscene, pornographic, or other materials that would violate any law or the rights of others. ILMA assumes no responsibility for liability or damage that might result from use of any information exchanged on the Site.
ILMA reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify, suspend, or discontinue any part of the Site at any time, with or without notice to you. ILMA also reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to impose limits on certain features and services and to restrict access to any part or to all of the Site without notice to you.
Intellectual Property Rights
You acknowledge and agree that copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents, trade secrets, and other proprietary rights and laws protect all content and materials available on the Site. Except as expressly authorized by ILMA, you agree not to use the Site in any manner that would infringe, violate, dilute, or misappropriate any such rights, with respect to any material that you access or receive through the Site. Except as indicated elsewhere on the Site, you may view, download and print the documents and information available on the Site, subject to the following conditions: (a) the documents and information may not be modified or altered in any way, (b) the documents and information may be used solely for personal, informational, internal, non-commercial purposes, and (c) the rights granted to you constitute a license and not a transfer of title.
License for User Submissions
For information or comments that you submit to the Site for any purpose, you grant ILMA an unrestricted, worldwide, irrevocable license to use, reproduce, display, modify, transmit, and distribute such information or comments. ILMA will not release your name or otherwise publicize the fact that you submitted such information or comments to ILMA unless: (a) you grant ILMA permission to do so, (b) ILMA first notifies you that the information or comments you submit to a particular part of the site will be published or otherwise used with your name on it, or (c) ILMA is required to do so by law.
Although ILMA uses its best efforts to maintain the accuracy and reliability of the Site, it does not warrant or represent that the Site will always function or be error-free. ILMA assumes no liability or responsibility for errors or omissions in the Site or for problems with its functioning. Your access and use of the Site are at your own risk. ILMA SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF YOUR ACCESS TO, USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE, ANY INFORMATION PROVIDED BY THE SITE OR ANY TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO WITH INFORMATION OR SERVICES OBTAINED THROUGH THE SITE. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, THE SITE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of certain warranties, so some of the above exclusions may not apply to you. No information, whether oral or written, obtained by you from the Site, ILMA or its agents or employees shall create any warranty not expressly made in these Terms and Conditions of Use. Neither ILMA nor any other party involved in creating, producing, maintaining or delivering the Site shall be liable for any damages to or viruses that may infect your computer equipment or other property on account of your access to or use of the Site or your downloading of any material or information from the Site.
To access certain portions of the Site, you must be a registered member of ILMA. You agree to provide truthful and accurate information during the registration process or when prompted through a form or email request. You agree to maintain the accuracy of any submitted data. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your membership account access information and/or password. You are responsible for all uses of your account, whether or not actually or expressly authorized by you.
Access to Third-Party Linked Sites
The Site may contain links to third-party web sites that are not under the control of ILMA. ILMA makes no representations whatsoever about any other Web site to which you may have access through the Site. ILMA provides these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by ILMA of the site. Access to any linked site is at your own risk.
ILMA, ILMA AND DESIGN, INDEPENDENT LUBRICANT MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION (STYLIZED), COMPOUNDINGS, FLASHPOINT, INDEPENDENT LUBRICANT MANUFACTUERS ASSOCIATION FOUNDATION, METAL WORKING FLUID PRODUCT STEWARDSHIP GROUP, MWFPSG and LUBECARE are trademarks or registered trademarks of ILMA in the United States and/or other foreign countries. ILMA's trademarks may not be used for any reason whatsoever, including without limitation, in connection with any product or service without the prior permission of ILMA. All authorized uses of ILMA's trademarks must comply with ILMA's usage guidelines. All other brands, names, and trademarks are property of their respective owners. ILMA will enforce its intellectual property rights to the maximum extent possible.
You agree to indemnify and hold ILMA, its subsidiaries and affiliates, and their respective officers, employees and agents harmless from and against any third party claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees, arising out of your use of the Site, your violation of these Terms and Conditions of Use or your infringement (or the infringement by another user who accesses the Site using your computer equipment) of any intellectual property or other right of any person.
Governing Law and Jurisdiction
These Terms and Conditions of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia, without regard to its conflict of law provisions. In the event of a dispute, both you and ILMA agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.
ILMA's failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms and Conditions of Use shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision unless acknowledged and agreed to by ILMA in writing. If any provision of these Terms and Conditions of Use is found to be invalid or unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction, such provision shall be severed from the remainder of these Terms and Conditions of Use, which will otherwise remain in full force and effect.
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