LAST UPDATED ON 6/6/18
INFORMATION COLLECTION We collect Personal Information about you. This Personal Information may include:
INFORMATION USE We do not sell, lease or rent your Personal Information unless we have asked for and obtained your explicit (opt-in) consent. We may use and transfer this Personal Information for our business purposes, including customer service and marketing to you, share this information with third parties for certain purposes, use this information to communicate with you, and use this information to comply with our legal obligations, as further described here.
DATA SECURITY We are concerned with the security of your Personal Information and take care in implementing appropriate physical, technical and administrative safeguards. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet, nor any data we collect or store, can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us. Further information on our security procedures and your responsibility for security can be found here.
If you opt-out, we will continue to retain and use your personal information for limited purposes. Click here for a fuller explanation. For more information regarding your options with respect to access, integrity and choice, please click here.
INFORMATION WE COLLECT We collect Personal Information from you in certain areas of the Site, as well as through your other interactions with us. The following is a description of what Personal Information we may collect:
PERSONAL INFORMATION YOU VOLUNTARILY PROVIDE. If you voluntarily provide us with Personal Information, for example your name, email address, phone or mobile number, or payment information (such as a credit card), we collect this Personal Information. You may voluntarily provide this information to us in a variety of ways, including by filling out a registration form on the Site, providing us with Personal Information in order to initiate or complete a transaction, providing online feedback to us, or by contacting us (by email or otherwise) with questions about the Site or our products and services.
WEB BEACONS. Web beacons are small bits of code that communicate with third parties and are embedded in web pages, our ads or in emails. We may use web beacons to deliver or communicate with cookies, to count users who have visited a web page, to understand usage patterns or other third party functionality. We also may include web beacons in e-mails to learn if messages have been opened, acted on, or forwarded.
You can disable the ability of Web beacons to store cookie information by declining cookies. Do Not Track. As technologies to address Do Not Track signals are still evolving, we do not currently deploy any technology to respond to Do Not Track signals.
OTHER TECHNOLOGIES. Examples of other technologies we may use to provide better service to you include:
Please be advised that if you disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive information through public forums or message boards provided by Riccar, this information may be collected and used by others. We do not monitor these public spaces and take no responsibility for the content, security or confidentiality of any information posted.
USE AND TRANSFER OF INFORMATION Our use of your Personal Information for business purposes. We may use your Personal Information for our business purposes. Such business purposes could include, for example, using the information to provide services to you or complete a transaction with you. We may also use this information for various other business purposes, for example:
We may also provide your Personal Information to third parties who are service providers to us, for example third parties who provide computer-related, credit card processing, mapping, or debt collection services. These third parties will only use your Personal Information as directed by us for our business purposes.
We may also share your information if we merge with, or if we or any of our assets are sold to, another company.
We may also share anonymized data derived from your Personal Information with persons performing studies in areas relevant to our business. When we do so, we take reasonable steps to anonymize your Personal Information such that it can no longer be used to identify you.
Our use of your Personal Information for legal purposes. Sometimes a law, court order or other judicial or administrative process requires us to provide information to a government authority or party to a private lawsuit. We will provide the information that we in good faith believe is required to comply with the law, order, or other process. We may also disclose certain information if:
INFORMATION TRANSFER. Your Personal Information may be transferred to, stored, and processed in a country other than the one in which it was provided. When we do so, we transfer the information in compliance with applicable data protection laws. We take steps to protect Personal Information no matter what country it is stored in or transferred to. We have procedures and controls as appropriate to help ensure this.
DATA SECURITY We take appropriate steps that we believe are reasonable to protect the security of your Personal Information on our system, both internally and from outsiders, and to ensure the integrity of the data we collect. We use a combination of technological, physical and policy methods to protect this data such as, for example, requiring a password to access our network and employing firewall security. You are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your passwords and any account information. Please be aware that we will never ask you for your password in an unsolicited phone call or e-mail. We do not provide your password to third parties.
ACCESS, INTEGRITY & CHOICE
ACCESS & INTEGRITY. If you believe that the Personal Information you voluntarily provided us is, or has become, inaccurate, incomplete or untimely, contact us and provide additional or corrected information.
If you wish to discontinue any further promotional communications from us, please send your opt-out request to our Privacy Manager. Place the word “UNSUBSCRIBE” in your request to us. We also give you additional choices about how we communicate with you.
You can also stop receiving promotional email messages from us by following the instructions provided in any such message you receive.
By accessing or using the Website in any way, including, but not limited to purchasing products, creating or accessing an account, or accessing any information provided on the Website, you agree to these Terms. If you do not agree with any part of these Terms, you are not authorized to access or use the Website. You represent and warrant that you have the legal right and authority to agree to these terms.
Notwithstanding anything contained in these Terms or on the Website to the contrary, the Website is provided without any warranty and is subject to limitations on our liability. These Terms are set forth below.
This Website is controlled and operated by Riccar VACUUMS from its offices within the United States. Riccar VACUUMS makes no representation that Materials (defined below) on the Website are appropriate or available for use in other countries, and access to such materials from territories where their contents are illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access this Website from locations other than the United States do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws.
General Terms & Restrictions of Use
Use of Website. Subject to the limitations contained in these Terms, you may access and use the Website solely to view information about [and to purchase the products and services of] Riccar VACUUMS for your personal, informational, and non-commercial use or as expressly authorized by these Terms or in writing by us. You agree not to access or use the Website for any other purpose, including without limitation, any purpose that is prohibited by these Terms or by the law of any relevant jurisdiction. You further agree to comply with all applicable U.S. and international laws, statutes, ordinances, regulations, contracts, and applicable licenses regarding your use of the Website. We may, in our sole discretion, terminate or suspend your access to and/or use of the Website, or any portion thereof, at any time, with or without notice and for any reason (or no reason). You agree that (a) if your authorization to access the Website is terminated, you will not thereafter access, or attempt to access, the Website, directly or indirectly, and (b) if your authorization to access the Website is suspended, you will not thereafter access, or attempt to access, the Website directly or indirectly, until your suspension is removed and we provide you express notice thereof. You are solely responsible for all uses of the Website by you.
Limited License; Restrictions on Use of Website. Riccar VACUUMS grants you a limited, non-exclusive, non-assignable, non-transferable license to access, use, view, store, bookmark, download, and print content within our Website and to make other use of the Website that is customary for similar Internet Websites for your personal, non-commercial, and informational purposes or as expressly authorized in writing by Riccar VACUUMS. This license shall be considered revoked if you fail to fully comply with these Terms. You are not authorized to alter, modify, or create derivative works of any such content without first receiving our express written permission. You further agree not to (a) use any of our trademarks as metatags on other websites; (b) use the Website in any manner that is illegal or impairs the operation of the Website or its availability to or use by others; (c) display any part of the Website in frames (or any content thereof via in-line links); and/or (d) use or access, or attempt to use or access, any portion of the Website for which registration is required unless you are a Registered User (as defined in Section 3 below) without first obtaining our express written permission to do so. You further agree not to decompile, reverse engineer, or disassemble any software or other products or processes accessible through or incorporated into the Website, and not to insert any code or product or manipulate the Website in any way that affects the user’s experience, including, without limitation, taking any action that imposes, or may impose, an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on the Website. You may not use this Website in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Website or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the Website or any of Riccar VACUUMS’s services. You further agree not to use any data mining, web crawlers, robots, cancelbots, spiders, Trojan horses, or any other data gathering or extraction method in connection with your use of the Website except for customary search engines used in accordance with automated instructions directed to search engines and available on the Website. You are solely responsible for providing, maintaining, and ensuring the compatibility of all hardware, software, electrical, and other physical requirements necessary for your access to and use of our Website.
Riccar VACUUMS may discontinue or alter any aspect of our Website, remove Content from our Website, restrict the time our Website is available, or restrict the amount of use permitted at Riccar VACUUMS’s sole discretion without prior notice or liability. You agree that Riccar VACUUMS may, under certain circumstances, immediately suspend and/or terminate your access to our Website. You further agree that such measures shall be taken at Riccar VACUUMS’s sole discretion without liability to you or any third party.
Ownership of Materials and Use Restrictions
The information, other than User Content, contained in this Website including all images, illustrations, designs, photographs, video clips, writings, content and other materials that appear herein are copyrights, trademarks, trade dress or other intellectual property owned, controlled, or licensed (all of which, collectively, are herein referred to as the “Materials”) by Riccar VACUUMS or its subsidiaries and affiliates or are the property of their respective owners. Except as provided herein, none of the Materials may be copied, reproduced, distributed, republished, downloaded, displayed, posted or transmitted in any form or by any means, including but not limited to electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, without the prior written permission of Riccar VACUUMS or the applicable copyright owner. You also may not, without Riccar VACUUMS’s permission, “mirror” any Materials contained on this Website on any other server. Any other use of the Materials on this Website including any reproduction, modification, distribution or republication may violate copyright or trademark laws, and without the prior written permission of Riccar VACUUMS, is strictly prohibited.
All Content on the Website, whether separate or compiled, including, but not limited to, text, graphics, audio clips, logos, buttons, images, software, html code, xml code, and any other protectable works of authorship, is protected by copyright. The materials and Content on the Website may not be reproduced, recreated, modified, accessed, or used in any manner in violation of these Terms. Any unauthorized use of any Content, whether owned by Riccar VACUUMS or any third party, may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, privacy and publicity laws, and communications regulations and statutes. You will not copy, reverse engineer, disassemble, decompile, translate, or modify the intellectual property found in the Website or grant any other person or entity the right or access to do so.
The Content posted by users on our Website (“User Content”) is the intellectual property of the specific users of our website who post such User Content and their licensors, if any. Riccar VACUUMS does not claim any ownership rights in such User Content.
By posting User Content on our website, you hereby grant Riccar VACUUMS a limited, transferable, non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, modify, edit, adapt, publish, translate, display, distribute, sell, sublicense, and create derivative works from and compilations incorporating such User Content. You also agree that Riccar VACUUMS is free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques that you send to Riccar VACUUMS for any purpose.
In the event that you would like to remove your User Content from our Website, please contact Riccar VACUUMS. Please note that it may not be possible to completely remove your User Content and that your User Content may still be available to others under certain circumstances. Moreover, Riccar VACUUMS may continue to use the User Content pursuant to the license granted by its posting even after the User Content has been removed from the Website.
Riccar VACUUMS does not control User Content posted by its users, nor does it have any obligation to monitor such User Content for any purpose. Despite the fact that we have no monitoring obligations, Riccar VACUUMS reserves the right to remove any and all Content, materials, and/or User Content that it feels is actually or potentially inappropriate, offensive, illegal, harmful in any way, or which may violate these Terms. Furthermore, Riccar VACUUMS does not make any warranties or representations regarding any of the User Content offered on the Website, or the quality thereof. Riccar VACUUMS does not necessarily approve, endorse, sanction, encourage, verify, or agree with any message posted by its users or otherwise embodied in the User Content. You understand that by using the Website, you may be exposed to User Content that may be offensive, indecent, vulgar, defamatory, or otherwise objectionable, and that in no way shall Riccar VACUUMS be liable under any theory for such exposure.
Riccar VACUUMS is not a backup service for storing User Content, and shall have no liability regarding any loss thereof. You are solely responsible for creating backups of any User Content you posted on our website.
Links to Third Party Websites
Linking to the Website
Riccar VACUUMS grants you a limited, non-exclusive, revocable license to create a hyperlink to the Website (“Link”). The content surrounding any Link to the Website must not be false or misleading as to the relationship between Riccar VACUUMS and any third party or as to the nature of the products and services provided by Riccar VACUUMS. We reserve the right to revoke this license to link to the Website at any time. If we do, you agree that you will immediately remove any Link to the Website, or any portion thereof, and will not, directly or indirectly, link to the Website or any portion thereof after such revocation.
You hereby represent and warrant that:
In the event that you post any User Content via our Website, you hereby make the following additional representations and warranties to Riccar VACUUMS:
The Materials and services at the Website are provided “As Is” without any warranties of any kind, including warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purchase, or non-infringement of intellectual property.
Riccar VACUUMS’s obligations with respect to its products and services are governed solely by the agreements under which they are provided and nothing on this Website should be construed to alter such agreements. Riccar VACUUMS further does not warrant the accuracy and completeness of the Materials or services at this Website, nor does it warrant that any functions of the Website will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that the Website or the server that makes it available is free from viruses or other harmful components. Riccar VACUUMS may make changes to the Materials and services at this Website, or to the products and prices described in them at any time without notice. The Materials and services at this Website may be out-of-date, and Riccar VACUUMS makes no commitment to update the Materials and services at this Website. Materials published at this Website may refer to products, programs or services that are not available in your country. Consult your local Riccar VACUUMS retailer for information regarding the products, programs and services that may be available to you. Applicable law may not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so this exclusion may not apply to you.
Your use of the Website is at your sole risk. You assume full responsibility and risk of loss resulting from the use of the Website.
Limitation of Liability
In connection with any warranty, contract, or common law tort claims: (i) Riccar VACUUMS, its affiliates, or its suppliers, licensors or other third parties mentioned on this Website shall not be liable for any incidental or consequential damages, lost profits, or damages resulting from lost data or business interruption resulting from the use, or inability to access and use this Website, or the Materialsor services contained on this Website, even if Riccar VACUUMS has been advised of the possibility of such damages; and (ii) any direct damages that you may suffer as a result of your use of the Websiteor the Materials shall be limited to five hundred dollars ($500.00). Some jurisdictions do not all the exclusion of certain warranties. Therefore, some of the above limitations on warranties in this section may not apply to you.
Riccar VACUUMS and the Riccar VACUUMS logo are both trademarks of Riccar VACUUMS and are registered in the U.S.A. and many other countries.
If you believe that your copyrighted work is being infringed, please alert Riccar VACUUMS by providing the following information:
This information can be provided via email or postal mail to:
Riccar VACUUMS 1760 Gilsinn Ln. Fenton, MO 63026 Attn: Administration & HR VP Copyright@Riccar.com
The terms herein shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Missouri, exclusive of its choice of law rules. Any suit, action, or proceeding concerning the Website, its use, these Terms, any sale, or any other product, service, policy, or procedure of Riccar VACUUMS must be brought in a court of competent jurisdiction in St. Louis County, Missouri. By accessing and using the Website, you consent and submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state courts located in St. Louis County, Missouri or in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri. In any such suit, action, or proceeding, you irrevocably waive, to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, any objection which you may now or hereafter have to the laying of venue of any such suit, action, or proceeding in any such court or that any such suit, action, or proceeding which is brought in any such court has been brought in an inconvenient or improper forum.
The parties agree that breach of the provisions of these Terms would cause irreparable harm and significant injury to Riccar VACUUMS which would be both difficult to ascertain and which would not be compensable by damages alone. As such, the parties agree that Riccar VACUUMS has the right to enforce the provisions of these Terms by injunction (without necessity of posting bond), specific performance or other equitable relief without prejudice to any other rights and remedies Riccar VACUUMS may have for your breach of these Terms.
Prices, product descriptions and illustrations in this Website are subject to change without notice.
The section headings are provided merely for convenience and shall not be given any legal import.
These Terms shall be deemed severable. In the event that any provision is determined to be unenforceable or invalid, such provision shall nonetheless be enforced to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, and such determination shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any of the other remaining provisions.
Riccar VACUUMS does not provide services outside of the United States and makes no representation that Content or other material or information on the Website is appropriate to or available in locations outside of the United States. You may not use the Website or export Content in violation of United States export laws, regulations or restrictions. If you access the Website from outside of the United States, you are responsible for compliance with all applicable laws.
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