Terms and Conditions

PLEASE READ THESE GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE (“TERMS AND CONDITIONS”) CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS WEBSITE OFFERED BY PARATUS CORPORATION

By using this website you signify your acceptance of these Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree to all of these Terms and Conditions of use, do not use this website.

Paratus Corporation (hereinafter referred to as “Paratus Corporation”, and “We”), maintains this website and may revise and update these Terms and Conditions at any time by posting such revised Terms and Conditions at http://www.AirConditioning- and-Heating.com/ac-hvac-termsandconditions.php. Your continued usage of AirConditioning-and-Heating.com will mean you accept those changes.

Information Purposes Only
We prepared the materials on AirConditioning-and-Heating.com (the “Materials”) for informational purposes only. The Materials are general in nature, and should not be relied on as advice for any particular circumstance. We do not guarantee or warrant that the Materials are accurate, complete or up-to-date.

HVAC equipment, technology, contractor policies, and related regulations or procedures change frequently and are subject to differing interpretations.

The Materials are not intended as a substitute for your obtaining advice and/or service from a professional air conditioning and heating contractor of your choice. You should not act upon any of the Materials without seeking professional advice first.

Copyrights
The original content in AirConditioning-and-Heating.com is copyright © 2006-2010 Paratus Corporation. All rights reserved. Permission is granted to view and print the Materials for the non-commercial purpose of viewing, reading and retaining for reference. Any other copying, distribution, retransmission or modification of information of the Materials, whether in electronic or hard copy form, unless We give express prior written permission, is strictly prohibited.

Trademarks
We greatly respect the intellectual property rights of others, and at all times intend to recognize those rights as required by law. If there is anything on this website that you believe is not consistent with these intentions, please contact us at the address below.

Links
We sometimes link to other websites regarding air conditioning and heating and other subjects, and initially review the websites before linking to them. However, we are not responsible in any way for anything on these websites or potential issue(s), costs, or damages whatsoever arising from your use of them. Likewise, we are not responsible for any potential issues(s), costs, or damages arising your use of a website that contains a link to us, whether or not we are aware of their link to our site. If you have a product or service that is related to and compatible with air conditioning and heating and would like to link to us or exchange a link, please contact us at the address below to request permission.

Privacy Policy
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PARATUS CORPORATION DOES NOT MAKE ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, REPRESENTATIONS OR ENDORSEMENTS WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE) WITH REGARD TO AIRCONDITIONING-AND-HEATING.COM, THE MATERIALS, ANY PRODUCTS, INFORMATION OR SERVICE PROVIDED THROUGH AIRCONDITIONING-AND-HEATING.COM, OR ANY SITES LISTED ON AIRCONDITIONING-AND-HEATING.COM, AND PARATUS CORPORATION SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY COST OR DAMAGE ARISING EITHER DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY FROM ANY SUCH TRANSACTION. WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT AIRCONDITIONING-AND-HEATING.COM WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE OR THAT DEFECTS IN AIRCONDITIONING-AND-HEATING.COM WILL BE CORRECTED. AIRCONDITIONING-AND-HEATING.COM IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS, AS AVAILABLE” BASIS.

IN NO EVENT WILL PARATUS CORPORATION OR ITS MANAGERS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS AND THE ASSIGNS BE LIABLE FOR (1) ANY INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR INDIRECT DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF PROGRAMS, LOSS OF INFORMATION, LOSS OR PROFITS AND THE LIKE) ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE AIRCONDITIONING-AND-HEATING.COM, THE MATERIALS OR ANY INFORMATION, OR TRANSACTIONS PROVIDED ON AIRCONDITIONING-AND-HEATING.COM OR DOWNLOADED FROM AIRCONDITIONING-AND-HEATING.COM, EVEN IF PARATUS CORPORATION OR ITS AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVES HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, OR (2) ANY CLAIM ATTRIBUTABLE TO OMISSIONS, ERRORS, OR OTHER INACCURACIES IN AIRCONDITIONING-AND-HEATING.COM, THE MATERIALS AND/OR LISTINGS OR INFORMATION DOWNLOADED THROUGH AIRCONDITIONING-AND-HEATING.COM. SINCE SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN SUCH STATES, AIRCONDITIONING-AND-HEATING.COM’S LIABILITY IS LIMITED TO THE GREATEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

Indemnification
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Paratus Corporation, AirConditioning-and-Heating.com and its managers, officers, employees, agents and the assigns, from and against any and all loss, costs, expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees and expenses), claims, damages and liabilities related to or associated with your use of AirConditioning-and-Heating.com and any violation of these Terms and Conditions by you.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction
These Terms and Conditions constitute a contract made under and shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Texas, without regard to principles of conflict of laws. To the extent you have in any manner violated or threatened to violate Paratus Corporation’s (and/or its managers, officers, employees, agents and the assigns) intellectual property rights, We may seek injunctive or other appropriate relief in any state or federal court in the State of Texas, and you consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in such courts. Any other disputes will be resolved in the following manner:

If a dispute arises under this agreement, we agree to first try to resolve it with the help of a mutually agreed-upon mediator in the following location: Travis County, Texas. Any costs and fees other than attorney fees associated with the mediation will be shared equally by each of us.

If it proves impossible to arrive at a mutually satisfactory solution through mediation, we agree to submit the dispute to binding arbitration at the following location: Travis County, Texas, under the rules of the American Arbitration Association. Judgment upon the award rendered by the arbitration may be entered in any court with jurisdiction to do so.

Miscellaneous
These Terms and Conditions constitute the entire agreement between you and Paratus Corporation and all its entities with respect to the use of AirConditioning-and-Heating.com and the Materials. In the event that We fail to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of these Terms and Conditions, this shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right. Neither the course of conduct between the parties nor the trade practice shall act to modify any provision of these Terms and Conditions. We may assign its rights and duties under these Terms and Conditions to any party at any time without notice to you.

Last Update
These Terms and Conditions were last updated on November 1, 2010.

Contact Information
Questions or comments regarding AirConditioning-and-Heating.com should be sent by e-mail to contact us or by U.S. mail to Paratus Corporation, P.O. Box 4245, Austin, TX 78765.