This Web site ("Site") is provided by Vanguard Fire & Security Systems, Inc. ("Vanguard") and may be used for informational purposes only. By using the site or downloading materials from the site, you agree to abide by the Terms set forth herein. If you do not agree to abide by these Terms, please do not use or view the Site or download materials from the Site.
Upon Vanguard's belief that your conduct fails to conform with these Terms, Vanguard, in its sole discretion and without notice, reserves the right to block your access to this Site, to investigate and to involve and cooperate with law enforcement authorities, and to pursue a civil action or criminal prosecution for any alleged or actual illegal activities involving this Site.
Subject to the Terms set forth herein, Vanguard grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited right to access, use and display this site and the materials thereon. You agree not to interrupt or attempt to interrupt the operation of the site in any way.
Vanguard authorizes you to view and download the information ("Materials") at this Site only for your personal, non-commercial use. This authorization is not a transfer of title in the Materials or copies of the Materials and is subject to the following restrictions:
- You must retain, on all copies of the Materials downloaded, all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the Materials;
- You may not modify the Materials in any way or reproduce or publicly display, perform, or distribute or otherwise use them for any public or commercial purpose; and
- You must not transfer the Materials to any other person unless you give them notice of, and they agree to accept, the obligations arising under these Terms.
You agree to abide by all additional restrictions displayed on the Site as it may be updated from time to time. This Site, including all Materials, is copyrighted and protected by worldwide copyright laws and treaty provisions. You agree to comply with all trademark, copyright and other laws worldwide in your use of this Site and to prevent any unauthorized copying of the Materials. Except as expressly provided herein, Vanguard does not grant any express or implied right to you under any patents, trademarks, copyrights or trade secret information.
THE MATERIALS MAY CONTAIN INACCURACIES AND TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. VANGUARD DOES NOT WARRANT THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THE MATERIALS OR THE RELIABILITY OF ANY ADVICE, OPINION, STATEMENT OR OTHER INFORMATION DISPLAYED OR DISTRIBUTED THROUGH THE SITE. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT ANY RELIANCE ON ANY SUCH OPINION, ADVICE, STATEMENT, MEMORANDUM, OR INFORMATION SHALL BE AT YOUR SOLE RISK. VANGUARD RESERVES THE RIGHT, IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION, TO CORRECT ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY PORTION OF THE SITE. VANGUARD MAY MAKE ANY OTHER CHANGES TO THE SITE, THE MATERIALS AND THE PRODUCTS, PROGRAMS, SERVICES OR PRICES (IF ANY) DESCRIBED IN THE SITE AT ANY TIME WITHOUT NOTICE.
THIS SITE AND THE INFORMATION AND MATERIALS ON THE SITE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT ANY REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NONINFRINGEMENT, OR FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW FOR THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
Third Party Sites
As a convenience to you, Vanguard may provide, on this Site, links to Web sites operated by other entities. If you use these sites, you will leave this Site. If you decide to visit any linked site, you do so at your own risk and it is your responsibility to take all protective measures to guard against viruses or other destructive elements. Vanguard makes no warranty or representation regarding, and does not endorse, any linked Web sites or the information appearing thereon or any of the products or services described thereon. Links do not imply that Vanguard or this Site sponsors, endorses, is affiliated or associated with, or is legally authorized to use any trademark, trade name, logo or copyright symbol displayed in or accessible through the links, or that any linked site is authorized to use any trademark, trade name, logo or copyright symbol of Vanguard or any of its affiliates or subsidiaries.
External Links to the Site
All links to the Site must be approved in writing by Vanguard, except that Vanguard consents to links in which:
- The link is a text-only link containing only the name "Vanguard Fire & Security Systems, Inc.";
- The link "points" only to http://www.vanguardfire.com/ and not to deeper pages;
- The link, when activated by a user, displays the Site's homepage in a full-screen and in a fully operable and navigable browser window and not within a frame, wrapper, lightbox, or any other page element on the linked website; and
- The appearance, position, and other aspects of the link may neither create the false appearance that an entity or its activities or products are associated with or sponsored by Vanguard nor be such as to damage or dilute the goodwill associated with the name and trademarks of Vanguard or its Affiliates.
Vanguard reserves the right to revoke this consent to link at any time in its sole discretion, without notice.
Information Provided By You
Indemnity and Limitations of Damages
You shall indemnify and hold harmless Vanguard, its officers, directors, shareholders, subsidiaries, and employees from and against any and all costs, damages, liabilities, and expenses (including attorneys' fees) incurred in relation to, arising from, or for the purpose of avoiding, any claim or demand from a third party that your use of the Site violates any applicable law or regulation, or the rights of any third party.
IN NO EVENT SHALL VANGUARD OR ANY OF ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, SHAREHOLDERS, SUBSIDIARIES, OR EMPLOYEES BE LIABLE TO ANY ENTITY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR OTHER DAMAGES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY LOST PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF INFORMATION OR PROGRAMS OR OTHER DATA ON YOUR INFORMATION HANDLING SYSTEM) THAT ARE RELATED TO THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE CONTENT, MATERIALS, AND FUNCTIONS OF THE SITE OR ANY LINKED WEBSITE, EVEN IF VANGUARD IS EXPRESSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
Vanguard reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change, modify, add or remove any portion of these Terms, in whole or in part, at any time, without notice. Changes in this Agreement will be effective when notice of such change is posted. Your continued use of the Site after any changes to these Terms are posted will be considered acceptance of those changes.
Vanguard may terminate, change, suspend or discontinue any aspect of the Site, including the availability of any features of the Site, at any time. Vanguard may also impose limits on certain features and services or restrict your access to parts or all of the Site without notice or liability. Vanguard may terminate the authorization, rights and license given above and, upon such termination, you shall immediately destroy all Materials.
International Users and Choice of Law
This Site is operated and administered from within the United States of America. If you access this Site from a location outside of the United States, you are responsible for compliance with all local laws. These Terms and Conditions of use shall be governed by the laws of the State of Michigan, without giving effect to its conflict of laws provisions. You agree to submit to the jurisdiction of the courts located in the State of Michigan, for the resolution of all disputes arising from or related to these Terms and/or your use of the Site.
These Terms constitute the entire agreement between Vanguard and you with respect to your use of the Site. Any cause of action you may have with respect to your use of the Site must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises. If for any reason a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision of the Agreement or portion thereof, to be unenforceable, that provision shall be enforced to the maximum extent permissible so as to effect the intent of the Agreement, and the remainder of this Agreement shall continue in full force and affect.
Vanguard is committed to protecting any personal information that you may provide to us. Further, Vanguard recognizes the importance of informing you how we treat information about you that we may receive from this Site.
In general, you can visit this Site without telling us who you are or revealing any information about yourself. Our web servers may collect the domain names, not the e-mail addresses, of visitors. In addition, there are portions of this Site where we may need to collect personal information from you for a specific purpose, such as to provide you with certain information you request. The information collected from you may include your name, address, telephone, fax number, or e-mail address. You may refuse any request for personal information. This Site is not intended for persons under 13 years of age. We do not knowingly solicit or collect personal information from or about children, and we do not knowingly market our products or services to children.
Use of Collected Information
Domain name information that we collect is not used to personally identify you. It is used to measure viewer statistics, such as the number of viewers that visit the Site, average time spent on the Site, pages viewed, etc. We use this information to measure the use of our Site and to improve the content of our Site.
When other information is collected from you, such as your name and e-mail address, Vanguard will make reasonable efforts to let you know at the time of collection how this information will be used. Usually, the personal information you provide will only be used to respond to an inquiry you make or to process your request. This information may be shared with other Vanguard businesses, but only if necessary to fulfill your request or for related purposes.
Vanguard does not share, sell, or lease personal information about you to any third-parties for their marketing use. Vanguard will release information about you if you direct it to do so, if Vanguard is required by law to do so, or in other legally limited circumstances.
Security of Collected Information
Vanguard maintains strict physical, electronic, and administrative safeguards to protect your personal information from unauthorized or inappropriate access. Vanguard restricts access to information about you to those Vanguard workers who need to know the information to respond to your inquiry or request. Workers who misuse personal information are subject to disciplinary action.
Access to Collected Information
You may review and update the information that you provide to Vanguard through this Site by contacting us as described below.
Changes to this Policy