Thank you for visiting our Web Site (“Site”). YOU SHOULD READ THE FOLLOWING TERMS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SITE. These Legal Conditions govern the use of and access to www.rankinsworld.com website.
copyright, trademark and other intellectual property protection
This Site as a whole, and all material on this Site, is protected by copyright and other intellectual property rights. See separate copyright and trademark notice for further information.
You agree that any and all suggestions, designs, concepts, photographs, testimonials, and other items or materials (except for your personal information) disclosed or submitted to Rankins World through this Site or by other means (“Submissions”) are neither confidential nor proprietary to you. All submissions become Rankins World property upon submission to Rankins World. By making a Submission to Rankins World, you assign to Rankins World all rights, title and interests, including copyrights, in the Submission. Rankins World has no obligation (i) to keep any Submission confidential; (ii) to pay you or anyone any compensation for any Submission or for using a Submission; or (iii) to respond to or acknowledge any Submission. You represent and warrant that no Submission you make will violate any right of any third party, including, but not limited to, copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, privacy or other personal or proprietary right. By making a Submission, you agree that Rankins World has the right (but not the obligation) to copy, publish, distribute or use such Submission for any purpose, including, but not limited to, advertising, promotional, product development or other commercial purposes, without compensation to you or to any other person. You are and shall remain solely responsible for the content of any Submission you make.
This Site may contain links to other websites. Rankins World is not responsible for the availability of, or any content or material contained in, or obtained through, any such sites. Rankins World does not, by linking to another site, or by making reference to any third-party information, products or services, endorse those sites or materials. Any questions or comments relating to any other site should be addressed to the operator of those sites. No linking to this website is permitted without Rankins World prior written permission.
Material in this Site may contain inaccuracies or typographical errors. Rankins World is not liable or responsible for any inaccuracies or errors, or for any loss or damage caused by or arising from any user’s reliance on information obtained from or through this Site. It is your responsibility to evaluate the information and other content available through this Site. This Site and the information and materials contained in this Site are subject to change at any time, and from time to time, without prior or subsequent notice.
limitation of liability and indemnity
In no event shall Rankins World be liable for any actual, direct, indirect, special, punitive, incidental, exemplary or consequential damages, or any other damages whatsoever, even if Rankins World has been previously advised of the possibility of such damages, whether in an action under contract, tort or under any other theory, arising out of or in connection with the use, inability to use, or performance of the information, products and materials on this site. Because some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, some or all of the above limitations may not apply to you.
Rankins World shall be under no liability for any delay or failure to deliver or otherwise perform any obligation as specified in these legal conditions if the same is wholly or partly caused by circumstances beyond our reasonable control.
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Rankins World, its affiliates and their officers, directors, employees and shareholders from and against any and all claims, damages, losses, costs and expenses, including, but not limited to, reasonable attorneys’ fees and court costs, arising from or related to your use of this Site.
These Terms, your use of this website and any contract between us shall be governed by the laws of California and any dispute between us will be resolved exclusively in a court located in Sacramento. English is the only language offered for the making or conclusion of any contract regarding this website.