PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS WEBSITE. All users of this site agree that access to and use of this site are subject to the following terms and conditions and other applicable law. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, please do not use this site.
The entire content included in this site, including but not limited to text, graphics or code is copyrighted as a collective work under the United States and other copyright laws, and is the property of TAO Electronics, Inc.. The collective work includes works that are licensed to TAO Electronics, Inc.. Copyright 2018, TAO Electronics, Inc. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Permission is granted to electronically copy and print hard copy portions of this site for the sole purpose of placing an order with TAO Electronics, Inc., Inc or purchasing TAO Electronics, Inc. products. You may display and, subject to any expressly stated restrictions or limitations relating to specific material, download or print portions of the material from the different areas of the site solely for your own non-commercial use, or to place an order with TAO Electronics, Inc. or to purchase TAO Electronics, Inc. products. Any other use, including but not limited to the reproduction, distribution, display or transmission of the content of this site is strictly prohibited, unless authorized by TAO Electronics, Inc.. You further agree not to change or delete any proprietary notices from materials downloaded from the site.
All trademarks, service marks and trade names of TAO Electronics, Inc. used in the site are trademarks or registered trademarks of TAO Electronics, Inc..
In the event that a TAO Electronics, Inc. product is mistakenly listed at an incorrect price, TAO Electronics, Inc. reserves the right to refuse or cancel any orders placed for product listed at the incorrect price. TAO Electronics, Inc. reserves the right to refuse or cancel any such orders whether or not the order has been confirmed and your credit card charged. If your credit card has already been charged for the purchase and your order is cancelled, TAO Electronics, Inc. shall issue a credit to your credit card account in the amount of the incorrect price.
TERM / TERMINATION
These terms and conditions are applicable to you upon your accessing the site and/or completing the registration or shopping process. These terms and conditions, or any part of them, may be terminated by TAO Electronics, Inc. without notice at any time, for any reason. The provisions relating to Copyrights, Trademark, Disclaimer, Limitation of Liability, Indemnification and Miscellaneous, shall survive any termination.
TAO Electronics, Inc. may deliver notice to you by means of e-mail, a general notice on the site, or by other reliable method to the address you have provided to TAO Electronics, Inc..
Your use of this site shall be governed in all respects by the laws of the state of California, U.S.A., without regard to choice of law provisions, and not by the 1980 U.N. Convention on contracts for the international sale of goods. You agree that jurisdiction over and venue in any legal proceeding directly or indirectly arising out of or relating to this site (including but not limited to the purchase of TAO Electronics, Inc. products) shall be in the state or federal courts located in Los Angeles County, California. Any cause of action or claim you may have with respect to the site (including but not limited to the purchase of TAO Electronics, Inc. products) must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises. TAO Electronics, Inc.’s failure to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of these terms and conditions shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right. Neither the course of conduct between the parties nor trade practice shall act to modify any of these terms and conditions. TAO Electronics, Inc. may assign its rights and duties under this Agreement to any party at any time without notice to you.
USE OF SITE
Harassment in any manner or form on the site, including via e-mail, chat, or by use of obscene or abusive language, is strictly forbidden. Impersonation of others, including a TAO Electronics, Inc. or other licensed employee, host, or representative, as well as other members or visitors on the site is prohibited. You may not upload to, distribute, or otherwise publish through the site any content which is libelous, defamatory, obscene, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, illegal, or otherwise objectionable which may constitute or encourage a criminal offense, violate the rights of any party or which may otherwise give rise to liability or violate any law. You may not upload commercial content on the site or use the site to solicit others to join or become members of any other commercial online service or other organization.
You warrant and agree that, while accessing or using the Site, you will not:
- impersonate any person or entity or misrepresent your affiliation with any other person or entity, whether actual or fictitious, including anyone from the Site or otherwise affiliated with TAO Electronics, Inc.;
- use the Site to advocate the use of controlled substances or the use of products or services offered or promoted on the Site in connection with controlled substances;
- use an inappropriate username or screen name;
- insert your own or a third party’s advertising, branding or other promotional content into any Site Content;
- obtain or attempt to gain unauthorized access to other computer systems, materials, information or any services available on or through the Site through any means, including through means not intentionally made publicly available or provided through the Site;
- engage in any automatic or unauthorized means of accessing, logging-in or registering on the Site, or obtaining lists of users or other information from or through the Site, including, without limitation, any information residing on any server or database connected to the Site;
- use the Site or its features and services in any manner that could interrupt, damage, disable, overburden or impair the Site or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the Site, including, without limitation, sending mass unsolicited messages or “flooding” servers;
- use the Site or its services in violation of our intellectual property or other proprietary or legal rights or rights any third party;
- use the Site or its services in violation of any applicable law;
- attempt (or encourage or support anyone else’s attempt) to circumvent, reverse-engineer, decrypt, or otherwise alter, or interfere with, the Site or its services;
- upload, post, transmit, share, store, publish or otherwise disseminate or make available through the Site any of Your Content that, as we determine in our sole discretion: (i) is unlawful, harmful, harassing, fraudulent, threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable, or infringes our or any third party’s intellectual property or other rights; (ii) is derogatory or harmful to the reputation of any of the TAO Electronics, Inc. Parties or any of her or their respective officers, members, employees, representatives, licensors and/or suppliers, in any way; (iii) may incite violence or other unlawful activity; or (iv) is harmful to children in any manner;
- upload, post, transmit, share, store or otherwise make publicly available on the Site any private information of any third party, including, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, Social Security numbers and credit card numbers;
- solicit personal information from anyone under 18 or solicit passwords or personally identifying information for commercial or unlawful purposes; and/or
- upload, post, transmit, share, store or otherwise make available content that, in the sole judgment of the Company, is objectionable or which restricts or inhibits any other person from using or enjoying the Site, or which may expose the Company or its users to any harm or liability of any type.
- refuse to abide by our Copyright Infringement and DMCA Policy as follows:
- You may not post, distribute or reproduce in any way any copyrighted material, trademarks or service marks or other proprietary information owned by another party without obtaining the prior written consent of the copyright owner.
YOUR REGISTRATION AND YOUR USER INFORMATION
You are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality and security of Your User Information. You are also solely responsible for any and all activities that occur under Your Registration or Your User Information. You must notify us immediately of any suspected or actual unauthorized use of Your Registration or Your User Information, and of any and all other security breaches.
We reserve the right to terminate Your Registration or to refuse services to you, without prior notice to you, at any time and for any or no reason. Without limiting the above, if you are a repeat copyright infringer, we will, in appropriate circumstances, permanently terminate Your Registration and remove your User Content from the Site. You have the right to cancel Your Registration at any time. You may cancel Your Registration by following the instructions on the Site.
If you voluntarily terminate Your Registration or allow Your Registration to lapse, you may reactivate Your Registration at any time through the account interface on the Site. Accounts terminated by us for any type of abuse, including without limitation a violation of these Terms, may not be reactivated. Even after Your Registration is terminated or cancelled, certain sections of these Terms will remain in effect; see (Survival) below for a list of the provisions of these Terms that will survive the termination or cancellation of Your Registration.
FEES THAT YOU MAY PAY
Some aspects of the Site may require you to pay a fee or other charge, the details of which are available in various areas of the Site that feature the ability to purchase products, features or services. You agree to pay all fees, charges and applicable taxes incurred by you or anyone using Your Registration. We may revise the pricing for products, services or features offered through the Site at any time. Unless otherwise noted, all currency references are in U.S. dollars. All fees and charges are payable in accordance with payment terms in effect at the time the fee or the charge becomes payable. If there is a dispute regarding payment of fees to, or products or services provided by, us, Your Registration may be closed without warning or notice at our sole discretion.
EXCEPT AS OTHERWISE SET FORTH IN ANY RETURN POLICY OR CANCELLATION POLICY APPLICABLE TO OUR FEE-BASED PRODUCTS, SERVICES OR FEATURES, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT ANY APPLICABLE FEES AND OTHER CHARGES FOR FEE-BASED PRODUCTS, SERVICES OR FEATURES ARE NOT REFUNDABLE IN WHOLE OR IN PART. YOU ARE FULLY LIABLE FOR ALL CHARGES TO YOUR REGISTRATION, INCLUDING ANY UNAUTHORIZED CHARGES.
We may, from time to time, modify, amend, or supplement our fees and fee-billing methods, and such changes shall be effective immediately upon posting in these Terms or elsewhere on the Site.
TAO Electronics, Inc. does not and cannot review all communications and materials posted to or created by users accessing the site, and is not in any manner responsible for the content of these communications and materials. You acknowledge that by providing you with the ability to view and distribute user-generated content on the site, TAO Electronics, Inc. is merely acting as a passive conduit for such distribution and is not undertaking any obligation or liability relating to any contents or activities on the site. However, TAO Electronics, Inc. reserves the right to block or remove communications or materials that it determines to be (a) abusive, defamatory, or obscene, (b) fraudulent, deceptive, or misleading, (c) in violation of a copyright, trademark or; other intellectual property right of another or (d) offensive or otherwise unacceptable to TAO Electronics, Inc. in its sole discretion.
You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless TAO Electronics, Inc., its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors and suppliers (collectively the “Service Providers”) from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, resulting from any violation of these terms and conditions or any activity related to your account (including negligent or wrongful conduct) by you or any other person accessing the site using your Internet account.
In an attempt to provide increased value to our visitors, TAO Electronics, Inc. may link to sites operated by third parties. However, even if the third party is affiliated with TAO Electronics, Inc., TAO Electronics, Inc. has no control over these linked sites, all of which have separate privacy and data collection practices, independent of TAO Electronics, Inc.. These linked sites are only for your convenience and therefore you access them at your own risk. Nonetheless, TAO Electronics, Inc. seeks to protect the integrity of its web site and the links placed upon it and therefore requests any feedback on not only its own site, but for sites it links to as well (including if a specific link does not work).
We administer, control and operate the Site from our offices in the United States of America. The Site is accessible world-wide; however, some of its features or functions may not be available or appropriate for use outside of the United States and/or may not be available to all persons or in all geographic locations. We make no representation that the Site and Site Content are appropriate or authorized for use in all countries, states, provinces, counties or any other jurisdictions. Your access and use of the Site may not be legal in your jurisdiction. If you choose to access, browse or use the Site, you do so on your own initiative and risk, and you are responsible for compliance with all applicable laws if, and to the full extent that, such laws and restrictions are applicable. We reserve the right to limit, in our sole discretion, the provision of any feature or function of the Site to any person and geographic area. Any offer for any feature or function made on the Site is void where prohibited.
The Site provides information of a general nature only and you are responsible for determining whether it applies to your specific situation. We specifically disclaim any liability concerning any action that any person may take based on any information or guidance provided at the Site.
Some Site Content is provided by the users of the Site. With the exception of the limited license granted in these Terms, we do not obtain or control any rights in, and do not exert editorial control over, such Site Content. We do not independently verify the representations and warranties made by the users with respect to such Site Content.
We do not guarantee the accuracy, timeliness, correctness, completeness, performance or fitness for a particular purpose of the Site or any of Site Content. We are not liable for any errors, omissions, or inaccurate Site Content.
THE SITE AND SITE CONTENT ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY WARRANTY FOR INFORMATION, DATA, DATA PROCESSING SERVICES, UPTIME OR UNINTERRUPTED ACCESS, ANY WARRANTIES CONCERNING THE AVAILABILITY, ACCURACY OR USEFULNESS OF SITE CONTENT AND ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, SATISFACTORY QUALITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT, WHICH ARE EXCLUDED FROM THIS AGREEMENT TO THE EXTENT THAT THEY MAY BE EXCLUDED AS A MATTER OF LAW. WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE SITE OR SITE CONTENT WILL BE TIMELY, SECURE, UNINTERRUPTED, OR OPERATED FREE OF DELAYS IN TRANSMISSION, FAILURE IN PERFORMANCE, COMPUTER VIRUSES, INACCURACIES, ERRORS, OR DEFECTS. YOU USE THE SITE AT YOUR OWN RISK. WE ALSO ASSUME NO RESPONSIBILITY, AND SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR, ANY DAMAGES TO, OR VIRUSES THAT MAY INFECT, YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT OR OTHER PROPERTY ON ACCOUNT OF YOUR ACCESS TO, BROWSING IN, OR USE OF, THE SITE OR YOUR DOWNLOADING OF THE SITE CONTENT. YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR IMPLEMENTING SUFFICIENT PROCEDURES AND VIRUS CHECKS (INCLUDING ANTI-VIRUS AND OTHER SECURITY CHECKS) TO SATISFY YOUR PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS FOR THE ACCURACY AND SECURITY OF DATA INPUT AND OUTPUT. WE MAKE NO WARRANTY THAT THE SITE WILL MEET USERS’ REQUIREMENTS. NO ADVICE, RESULTS OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM US OR THROUGH THE SITE SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY MADE HEREIN.
Some jurisdictions do not allow the disclaimer of implied warranties, so the foregoing disclaimers may not apply to you. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT YOUR SOLE REMEDY FOR ANY PROBLEMS OR DISSATISFACTION WITH THE SITE IS TO TERMINATE YOUR REGISTRATION AND DISCONTINUE ALL USE OF THE SITE.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
EXCEPT AS SET OUT BELOW, UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR ARISING UNDER ANY OTHER LEGAL OR EQUITABLE THEORY WILL THE TAO ELECTRONICS, INC. PARTIES OR ANY OF THEIR OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, MEMBERS OR EMPLOYEES BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT ARISE OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF THE SITE OR WITH THE DELAY OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE, OR FOR ANY INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES OBTAINED THROUGH THE SITE, OR OTHERWISE ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF THE SITE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. BECAUSE SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, THOSE ASPECTS OF THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU, IN WHICH CASE THE LIABILITY OF THE TAO ELECTRONICS, INC. PARTIES AND THEIR OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, MEMBERS AND EMPLOYEES SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
IN NO EVENT SHALL THE TAO ELECTRONICS, INC. PARTIES OR THEIR OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, MEMBERS OR EMPLOYEES BE LIABLE FOR, OR IN CONNECTION WITH, ANY CONTENT POSTED, TRANSMITTED, EXCHANGED OR RECEIVED BY OR ON BEHALF OF ANY USER OR OTHER PERSON ON OR THROUGH THE SITE (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY OF YOUR CONTENT). IN NO EVENT SHALL THE TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU OF THE TAO ELECTRONICS, INC. PARTIES OR ANY OF THEIR OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, MEMBERS OR EMPLOYEES FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES AND CAUSES OF ACTION EXCEED, IN THE AGGREGATE (A) THE AMOUNT, IF ANY, PAID BY YOU TO US FOR YOUR USE OF THE SITE OR FOR ANY OF YOUR ACTIVITIES ON THE SITE DURING THE THREE MONTHS IMMEDIATELY PRECEDING YOUR CLAIM, OR (B) ONE HUNDRED U.S. DOLLARS (US$100), WHICHEVER IS GREATER.
DISCLAIMER: WE ARE NOT YOUR ATTORNEYS, AND THE INFORMATION WE PRESENT HERE IS NOT LEGAL ADVICE. WE PRESENT THIS INFORMATION FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY.
You agree that we may assign any of our rights, and/or transfer, sub-contract or delegate any of our obligations, under these Terms. Your agreement to these Terms is personal to you and you may not transfer or assign it to any third party.
GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION
These Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and us and supersede all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between you and us, with respect to your use of the Site and all matters relating to your access to, and/or use of, the Site. A printed version of these Terms and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in any and all judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to these Terms to the same extent as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form.
If any part of these Terms is determined to be invalid or unenforceable under applicable law including, without limitation, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations stated above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision(s) will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision, and the remainder of these Terms shall continue in full effect.
Although Your Registration may be terminated by you or us at any time and for any reason, the terms of the following sections of these Terms will survive any such termination and you and we will continue to be bound by such terms indefinitely: (Ownership), (Your Use And Your Content; License Grant; Right To Monitor And Editorial Control), (Warranty Disclaimers), (Limitation of Liability), all such indemnity provisions and this (Survival).
RESERVATION OF RIGHTS
Any rights not expressly granted in these Terms are reserved to us.