User Agreement



This page contains the User Agreement (the "Agreement") between you and S&S Power Engineering Energy, Inc. and its affiliates (collectively "S&S Power Engineering"), the publisher of this Web site, sspowereng.com (the "Site"). The term "Site" as it is used in this Agreement includes any wireless device optimized version of sspowereng.com. In this Agreement, "you" and "your" refer to each user of the Site.



This Agreement sets forth the terms and conditions for your use of the Site. Your use of the Site constitutes your agreement to the terms and conditions in this Agreement.



S&S Power Engineering is not responsible for the conduct, whether online or offline, of any user or visitor of the Site. S&S Power Engineering takes reasonable steps to protect the security and integrity of all personally identifiable information you provide to this Site; however, due to the inherent nature of the Internet, S&S Power Engineering cannot guarantee that information, during transmission through the Internet or while stored on our system or otherwise in our care, will be absolutely safe from intrusion by others, such as hackers. S&S Power Engineering assumes no liability for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, any information or material on this Site. S&S Power Engineering is not responsible for any problems, failure or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or Internet providers, computer or mobile device equipment, software or email due to technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or on this Site, or combination thereof, including any injury or damage to visitors or users or to any person's computer related to or resulting from participation in any activities on this Site or downloading materials. We make no warranties that this Site or the services or information thereon will be timely, secure, uninterrupted, or error-free. You understand that if you download any material, you do so at your sole risk. Under no circumstances shall S&S Power Engineering be responsible for any loss or damage, including personal injury or death, resulting from use of this Site, any content posted on or through this Site, or conduct of any visitors or users of this Site, whether online or offline. S&S Power Engineering can, whenever we want, edit or delete any material or content displayed on this Site. You use the Site at your own risk. Some areas of this Site offer advice from a variety of providers or third parties, who may be affiliated with S&S Power Engineering; such advice is for entertainment only and not as advice or information for an individual circumstance. Everything you see on this Site is provided to you "as is." S&S Power Engineering reserves the right to terminate access to this Site to anyone for any reason, including violation of this Agreement and/or any terms contained in its Privacy Policy.



BY USING THIS SITE, YOU ACCEPT THE MATERIALS, INFORMATION, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES PROVIDED HEREIN "AS IS." S&S POWER ENGINEERING MAKES NO EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY REGARDING THE ACCURACY, CONTENT, COMPLETENESS, RELIABILITY, OPERABILITY, OR LEGALITY OF INFORMATION CONTAINED WITHIN THIS SITE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT OF PROPRIETARY RIGHTS.



IN NO EVENT SHALL S&S POWER ENGINEERING, OR ITS AGENTS, AFFILIATES, PARTNERS, OR LICENSORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM LOSS RELATED TO THE USE OF THIS SITE, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, BREACH OF WARRANTY, NEGLIGENCE, OR OTHER TORTIOUS ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF THE MATERIALS CONTAINED ON THIS SITE.


Non-U.S. Visitors and Users of this Website

If you are located outside of the United States, please note that the information you provide to S&S Power Engineering and this Site will be transferred to the United States. By using this Site, you consent to this transfer. You also consent to the adjudication of any disputes arising in connection with this Site in the federal and state courts of, and in accordance with the laws of, the State of California, USA.


Copyright and Trademarks.

All materials available on the Site, including without limitation text, data and images, audio and video clips, databases, and ratings (collectively, the "Content") are owned or controlled by S&S Power Engineering or the party credited as the provider of the Content. The respective owner retains all right, title, and interest in and to its Content. The Site and Content are protected by the copyright and trademark laws of the United States and other countries, international conventions, and other applicable laws.

You may not download, display, reproduce, create derivative works from, transmit, sell, distribute, or in any way exploit the Content available via the Site, including without limitation our product reviews and ratings and those product reviews and ratings posted by other users, for any public and/or commercial use without the prior written permission of S&S Power Engineering.

You agree not to use any trademarks, service marks, names, logos, or other identifiers of S&S Power Engineering or its employees, licensors, independent contractors, licensors, providers and affiliates without the prior written permission of S&S Power Engineering. In addition, you may not use our trademarks:

(a) in, as, or as part of, your own trademarks or those of any third parties;

(b) to identify products or services that are not those of S&S Power Engineering;

(c) in a manner likely to cause confusion; or

(d) in a manner that implies that S&S Power Engineering sponsors or endorses or is otherwise connected with your own activities, products, and services or those of third parties.

Copyright Infringement


S&S Power Engineering has designated an agent to receive notices of claims of copyright infringement:


The Eclipse Group, LLP
Attn: Copyright Compliance
6345 Balboa Boulevard
Suite 325, Building II
Encino, California 91316
Email: notice@eclipsegrp.com


If you believe your copyright has been infringed, you may provide us with notice. To be effective, the notification must be a written communication. S&S Power Engineering may give notice to our visitors and users that we have received a notice of infringement by means of a general notice on this Site, electronic mail to a user's e-mail address in our records, or by written communication sent by first-class mail to a user's physical address in our records.


We reserve the right to terminate access to this Site to anyone who infringes the proprietary rights of any third party.

Forums and Communications; License.

S&S Power Engineering may make available to users of the Site e-mail notices, newsletters, chat rooms, message boards, bulletin board services, user product reviews and ratings tools, or other interactive communication facilities by means of the Site (such facilities collectively referred to herein as the "Forums"). You are solely responsible for the content of any transmissions you make to the Site or any materials you add to the Site, including to any Forum (the "Communications"). S&S Power Engineering do not endorse or accept any Communication as their own or representative of their views. By transmitting any public Communication to the Site, you grant S&S Power Engineering an irrevocable, non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, unrestricted, royalty-free license (with the right to sublicense) to use, reproduce, distribute, publicly display, publicly perform, modify, edit, create derivative works from, incorporate into one or more compilations and reproduce and distribute such compilations, and otherwise exploit such Communications, in all media now known or later developed. You warrant that you have the right to grant these rights to S&S Power Engineering. You hereby waive all rights generally known as "moral rights" in your Communications (including your Reviews), to the extent they can be waived, under any existing or future law of any jurisdiction.

Public Communications.

You acknowledge and agree that any Communications made to or by means of any Forum are public. You acknowledge that you have no expectation of privacy in any public Communication and no confidential, fiduciary, contractually implied or other relationship is created between you and S&S Power Engineering by reason of your transmitting a public Communication to any Forum on the Site.

Communicating on or to the Site.

S&S Power Engineering cannot review all Communications made on or through the Site. However, S&S Power Engineering reserves the right, but has no obligation, to monitor the Forums and edit, modify or delete any Communications (or portions thereof), which S&S Power Engineering in its sole discretion deems inappropriate, offensive or contrary to any S&S Power Engineering policy, or that violate this Agreement.

To help S&S Power Engineering maintain a safe and civil environment, you agree not to upload or distribute to, or otherwise publish through the Site or Forums any Communication which:

(i) is for commercial purposes or otherwise advertises or solicits for the sale of goods or services;

(ii) is obscene, indecent, pornographic, profane, sexually explicit, threatening, or abusive;

(iii) constitutes or contains false or misleading indications of origin or statements of fact;

(iv) slanders, libels, defames, disparages, or otherwise violates the legal rights of any third party;

(v) causes injury of any kind to any person or entity;

(vi) infringes or violates the intellectual property rights (including copyright, patent and trademark rights), contract rights, trade secrets, privacy or publicity rights or any other rights of any third party;

(vii) violates any applicable laws, rules, or regulations;

(viii) contains software viruses or any other malicious code designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment; and

(ix) impersonates another person or entity, or that collects or uses any information about Site visitors.

You further acknowledge that conduct prohibited in connection with your use of the Forums includes, but is not limited to, breaching or attempting to breach the security of the Site.

Unsolicited E-Mail.

You agree not to use any area of the Site to send the same or substantially similar unsolicited electronic mail messages, whether commercial or not, to a large number of recipients. This prohibition includes sending unsolicited mass mailings from another Internet service which in any way involves the use of the Site or any equipment owned or operated by S&S Power Engineering in connection with the Site. A message is unsolicited if it is sent to a recipient who has not requested or invited the message.


Links to Other Sites.

The Site may contain links and pointers to other sites on the Internet which may be maintained by third parties. Such links do not constitute an endorsement by S&S Power Engineering of any third-party site or any materials contained therein. S&S Power Engineering do not control, and are not responsible for, the availability, accuracy, privacy policy, or currency of such third-party sites or any information, content, products or services accessible from such third-party sites.


Disputes


If there is any dispute about or involving this Site, you agree that the dispute shall be governed by the laws of the State of California, USA, without regard to conflict of law provisions and you agree to exclusive personal jurisdiction and venue in the state and federal courts of the United States located in the State of California, City of Los Angeles.


Age Restrictions.

You represent and warrant to S&S Power Engineering that you are at least eighteen (18) years old and that you possess the legal right and ability to enter into this Agreement and to use the Site in accordance with this Agreement.


Indemnity

You agree to indemnify and hold S&S Power Engineering, its subsidiaries and affiliates, and their respective directors, officers, shareholders, members, managers, agents, partners and employees, harmless from any loss or liability arising out of your use of this Site or from any claim, or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of this Site in violation of this Agreement and/or the Privacy Policy and/or if any content that you post to this Site causes S&S Power Engineering to be liable to another.


Modifications

(a) To the Agreement.

S&S Power Engineering has the right to modify this Agreement and any policies affecting the Site. Any modification is effective immediately upon posting to the Site or distribution to you via electronic mail, conventional mail or text messaging. Your continued use of the Site following notice of any modification to this Agreement shall conclusively be deemed an acceptance of all such modification(s).


(b) To the Site.

S&S Power Engineering has the right to modify, suspend or discontinue the Site or any portion thereof at any time, including the availability of any area of the Site. S&S Power Engineering may also impose limits on certain features and services or restrict your access to parts or the entire Site without notice or liability.


General.

Failure by S&S Power Engineering to enforce any provision of this Agreement shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right. In the event that any portion of this Agreement is held unenforceable, the unenforceable portion shall be construed in accordance with applicable law as nearly as possible to reflect the original intentions of the parties, and the remainder of the provisions shall remain in full force and effect.