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Thank you for visiting our site. In this Terms and Conditions of Use, "we" or "us" or "Helical Pile World" refers to Helical Pile World LLC. We and our affiliated vendors provide our services to you subject to the following terms and conditions.


PLEASE READ THE ENTIRE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE YOU USE THE SITE. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO ALL THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, YOU MAY NOT USE THE SITE. BY USING THE SITE, YOU ARE DEEMED TO HAVE ACCEPTED THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS.


TO USE THIS SITE, YOU MUST BE AT LEAST 18 YEARS OLD.


Site Use Guidelines

The manufacturer and product information and specifications that we provide are for your information only. Drawings and diagrams may not be to scale, so you should not rely on them. Some of the products listed may no longer be available. Some information provided may not be current, or may have changed since the last time you viewed or downloaded it. Always verify national and local codes. ALL INFORMATION AND SPECIFICATIONS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. WE DO NOT IN ANY WAY REPRESENT OR WARRANT THE ACCURACY OR RELIABILITY OF ANY OF THE INFORMATION PROVIDED, AND ALL INFORMATION IS PROVIDED SUBJECT TO THE DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY SET FORTH BELOW. All specific questions about products and availability should be addressed to the manufacturer of the particular product.


Proprietary Rights to Content

You acknowledge and agree that this site contains information, data, software, photographs, graphics, text, images, logos, icons, typefaces, audio and video material, and/or other material (collectively "Content") protected by copyrights, trademarks, or other proprietary rights, and that these rights are valid and protected in all forms, media, and technologies existing now or hereinafter developed. The Content is our property or that of our suppliers or licensors. The compilation (meaning the collection, arrangement, and assembly) of all content on this site is our exclusive property and is protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. You may not modify, remove, delete, augment, add to, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer, license or sell, create derivative works from, or in any way exploit any of the Content, in whole or in part. If no specific restrictions are displayed, you may make one copy of select portions of the Content, provided that the copy is made only for your personal information and non-commercial use and that you do not alter or modify the Content in any way, and maintain any notices contained in the Content, such as all copyright notices, trademark legends, or other proprietary rights notices. Except as provided in the preceding sentence or as permitted by the fair use privilege under the U.S. copyright laws, you may not upload, post, reproduce, perform, or distribute in any way any Content without obtaining permission of the owner of the copyright, trademark or other proprietary right.


Trademarks

Helical Pile World and all related marks are service marks or trademarks of Helical Pile World LLC. They may not be used or displayed without our prior written consent. All other trademarks, product names and company names and logos appearing on the site are the property of their respective owners, and may be used only with the permission of the particular owner.


User's Account Obligations

In consideration of your use of the site, you agree to: (a) provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by the form for your account information and (b) maintain and promptly update the account information to keep it true, accurate, current and complete. If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, or we have reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, we have the right to suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the site.  All information provided by you will be subject to our privacy policy.


Disclaimers

YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT:


(a) YOUR USE OF THE SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE SITE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, WE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.


(b) WE DO NOT WARRANT OR REPRESENT THAT (i) THE SITE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, (ii) THE SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE, (iii) THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE SITE WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE, (iv) THE QUALITY OF ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES, OR INFORMATION, OR OTHER MATERIAL PURCHASED OR OBTAINED BY YOU THROUGH THE SITE WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS, (v) THE SERVER THAT MAKES THE SITE AVAILABLE IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS; OR (vi) ANY ERRORS IN THE CONTENT PROVIDED WILL BE CORRECTED.


(c) ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE SITE IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE INCURRED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL. YOU (AND NOT US OR ANY OF OUR AFFILIATED COMPANIES OR ANY OF OUR OR THEIR RESPECTIVE LICENSORS OR SUPPLIERS) ASSUME THE ENTIRE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR OR CORRECTION.


(d) NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM US OR THROUGH OR FROM THE SITE SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE.


Limitation of Liability

WE SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, RESULTING FROM THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE SITE OR FOR THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS AND SERVICES OR RESULTING FROM ANY GOODS OR SERVICES PURCHASED OR OBTAINED OR MESSAGES RECEIVED OR TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO THROUGH THE SITE OR RESULTING FROM UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OF DATA, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.


BECAUSE SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, IN SUCH STATES LIABILITY IS LIMITED TO A MAXIMUM OF $5,000.


IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH ANY PORTION OF THE SERVICE, OR WITH ANY OF THESE TERMS OF USE, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THIS SITE AND ITS RELATED WEB SITES.


Waiver of Jury Trial

THE PARTIES HEREBY IRREVOCABLY WAIVE ANY AND ALL RIGHT TO TRIAL BY JURY IN ANY LEGAL PROCEEDING ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THIS AGREEMENT OR THE TRANSACTIONS CONTEMPLATED HEREBY.


Indemnification

You agree to indemnify and hold us, and our officers, directors, technical review panel, contributing authors, subsidiaries, affiliates, agents, co-branders or other partners, and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorney's fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of Content you submit, post to or transmit through the Site, your use of the Site, your connection to the Site, your violation of the terms of service, or your violation of any rights of another.


Links to Third Party Sites

This Site may contain links to other Internet sites on the World Wide Web. We provide such links for your convenience only, and are not responsible for the content of any site linked to or from this Site. Links from this Site to any other site do not mean that we approve of, endorse or recommend that site, other than the sites of affiliates. We disclaim all warranties, express or implied, as to the accuracy, legality, reliability or validity of any content on any other site. You hereby waive any claim you might have against us with respect to such other sites.


Submissions

If you send any communications or materials to the Site by electronic mail or otherwise, including any comments, data, questions, suggestions or the like, all such communications are, and will be treated as, our property. Thus, you give up any claim that any use of such material violates any of your rights including moral rights, privacy rights, proprietary or other property rights, publicity rights, rights to credit for material or ideas, or any other right, including the right to approve the way we use such material. Any material submitted to this Site may be adapted, broadcast, changed, copied, disclosed, licensed, performed, posted, published, sold, transmitted or used by us anywhere in the world, in any medium, forever, whether commercially or otherwise. Furthermore, we are free to use, without any compensation to you, any concepts, ideas, know-how or techniques contained in any communication you send to the Site for any purpose whatsoever, including but not limited to developing, manufacturing and marketing products using such information. However, you understand and agree that we are not obligated to use any such ideas or materials and you have no rights to compel such use.


International Use

We make no representation that materials on this Site are appropriate or available for use in locations outside the United States, and accessing them from territories where their contents are illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access this site from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.


Termination

We may terminate your access, or suspend any user's access to all or part of the site, without notice, for any conduct that we, in our sole discretion, believe is in violation of any applicable law or is harmful to the interests of another user, a third-party provider, a service provider, or us.


General Information

These Terms and Conditions of Use constitute the entire agreement and understanding between you and us, superseding any prior agreements and understandings, and govern your use of the Site. You also may be subject to additional terms and conditions that may apply when you use affiliate services, third-party content or third-party software. Our failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms and Conditions of Use shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of the Terms and Conditions of Use is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties' intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the Terms and Conditions of Use remain in full force and effect. You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of the Site or the Terms of Use must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred.


The section titles in the Terms and Conditions of Use are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect.


No agency, partnership, joint venture, employee-employer or franchiser-franchisee relationship is intended or created by these Terms and Conditions of Use.


Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved by and for us.


Copyright Complaints

We respect the intellectual property of others, and we ask our users to do the same. If you believe that your work has been copied and is accessible on the Site in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, you may notify us by providing our copyright agent the following information:


(1) an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest;


(2) a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;


(3) identification of the URL or other specific location on the Site where the material that you claim is infringing is located;


(4) your address, telephone number, and email address;


(5) a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;


(6) a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.


Our agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement on the Site can be reached at:


William W. Bonekemper

Helical Pile World, LLC

P.O. Box 43533

Cincinnati, OH 45243

513-386-8158


Modification of Agreement

If you have provided us with an email address, a notice of all changes to these Terms and Conditions of Use will be delivered to you via email, and the changed Terms and Conditions of Use will be posted on the site. If you receive such a notice, you will have the time set forth in such notice to inform us if you do not agree with the changes. If you do not receive such a notice because you have not provided us with an email address, your use of the Site will be subject to the most recent Terms and Conditions and you will be solely responsible for checking Terms and Conditions during each visit to the Site.  If you do not agree with the changes in the Terms and Conditions of Use, your sole remedy is to discontinue the use of the site. BY USING THIS SITE AFTER WE POST ANY CHANGES TO THIS POLICY, YOU THEREBY AGREE TO ACCEPT THOSE CHANGES.


Notices

All notices provided for under these Terms and Conditions of Use are to be provided by email. As set forth above, it is your sole responsibility to ensure the accuracy and reliability of the email address that you provide, and all of our notice delivery obligations shall be deemed completed upon the transmission of the email notice from our computer systems, whether or not such notices are in fact received by you. Any email sent to us shall be deemed received by us at the time such notice is actually received on our computer system.


Any inquiries concerning these terms and conditions of use should be directed to William W. Bonekemper.

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