Privacy Policy

ATTENTION: PLEASE READ ALL THESE PROVISIONS ("TERMS") CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS WEB SITE. USING THIS WEB SITE INDICATES YOUR AGREEMENT AND ACCEPTANCE OF THESE TERMS. IF YOU DO NOT ACCEPT THESE TERMS, DO NOT USE THIS WEB SITE OR DOWNLOAD MATERIALS FROM THIS SITE.

The Site and Its Use

The Hydrotech Web site is owned and provided by Hydrotech from its offices in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Web sites of Hydrotech subsidiaries and affiliated companies are each owned and provided by such subsidiaries and companies. For purposes herein, Hydrotech and its subsidiaries and affiliated companies are collectively referred to as " Hydrotech." The applicable Web site or sites are referred to herein as the "Site." Each Site is provided for your personal information and non-commercial use. Please feel free to browse the Site; however, your access to and use of the Site is subject to these Terms and all applicable laws.

The Site contains information and materials, including but not limited to, text, software, photos, video, graphics and audio, (collectively "Materials") which are derived in whole or in part from information and materials supplied by Hydrotech and other sources, and are protected by international copyright, trademark and other laws and the entire content of the Site is copyrighted as a collective work under the United States Copyright Laws. Hydrotech owns the copyright in the overall selection, coordination, arrangement and enhancement of such content, and owns the rights in, or license to use, the individual components of such content. Materials may not be copied, reproduced, republished, modified, uploaded, posted, transmitted or distributed in any way or decompiled, reverse engineered or disassembled, including but not limited to the text, images, audio and/or video, as well as any software (including but not limited to any images or files incorporated in or generated by the software or data accompanying such software), except that you may download one copy of the Materials on any single computer for your personal, non-commercial use only, provided you keep intact all copyright, trademark and other proprietary notices and make no change in or deletion of author attribution. This limited authorization is not a transfer of title in the Materials and by your use of the Site, you acknowledge that you do not acquire any license, ownership or other rights to the Materials. Modification of the Materials or use of the Materials for any other purpose is a violation of Hydrotechs or such other sources' copyright, trademark and other proprietary rights and may violate other laws. The use of any such Materials on any other Web site or networked computer or environment is prohibited without Hydrotechs express written consent. If you breach any of these Terms, your authorization to use the Site automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any downloaded or printed Materials.

Disclaimer

THE SITE AND MATERIALS AND RELATED COMMUNICATIONS ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT ANY REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILTY, NON-INFRINGEMENT, OR FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW FOR THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSIONS OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES MAY NOT BE APPLICABLE UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES. HYDROTECH ALSO DOES NOT WARRANT THE ACCURACY OR COMPETENESS OF THE MATERIALS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE RELIABILITY OF ANY ADVICE, STATEMENT OR OTHER INFORMATION DISPLAYED OR DISTRIBUTED THROUGH THE SITE. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE BY THE USE OF THE SITE THAT ANY RELIANCE ON ANY SUCH MATERIALS, ADVICE, STATEMENT OR INFORMATION SHALL BE AT YOUR SOLE RISK.

HYDROTECH ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY, AND SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES TO, OR VIRUSES THAT MAY INFECT, YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT OR OTHER PROPERTY ON ACCOUNT OF YOUR ACCESS TO, USE OF, OR BROWSING IN THE SITE (INCLUDING ANY BULLETIN BOARD AND CHAT ROOM) OR YOUR DOWNLOADING OF ANY MATERIALS FROM THE SITE.

Limitation of Liability

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL HYDROTECH, ITS SUPPLIERS OR OTHER THIRD PARTIES MENTIONED AT, OR INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING, OR DELIVERING THE SITE BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, INDIRECT, SPECIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, COSTS AND EXPENSES OF ANY TYPE INCURRED, LOST PROFITS, LOST DATA OR PROGRAMS, AND BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) ARISING OUT OF YOUR ACCESS TO, USE, INABILITY TO USE OR THE RESULTS OF USE OF THE SITE, ANY WEB SITES LINKED TO THE SITE, OR ANY MATERIALS CONTAINED AT ANY OR ALL SUCH SITES (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THOSE CAUSED BY OR RESULTING FROM A FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE; ERROR; OMISSION; LINKING TO OTHER WEB SITES; INTERRUPTION; DELETION; DEFECT; DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION; COMPUTER VIRUS; COMMUNICATION LINE FAILURE; OR DESTRUCTION, UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO, ALTERATION OF, OR USE OF ANY COMPUTER OR SYSTEM), WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY AND WHETHER OR NOT HYDROTECH WAS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

Safe Harbor

The Materials at the Site may contain various forward-looking statements and which may be based on or include assumptions, concerning Hydrotech operations, future results and prospects. These forward-looking statements are based on current expectations and are subject to risk and uncertainties. In connection with the "safe harbor" provisions of the United States' Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, Hydrotech provides the following cautionary statement identifying important economic, political and technology factors which, among others, could cause the actual results or events to differ materially from those set forth or implied by the forward-looking statements and related assumptions.

Such factors include the following: (1) changes in the current and future business environment, including interest rates and capital and consumer spending; (2) competitive factors and competitor responses to Hydrotech's initiatives; (3) successful development and market introductions of anticipated products; (4) changes in government laws and regulations, including taxes; (5) unstable governments and business conditions in emerging economies; (6) continuation of the favorable environment to make acquisitions, domestic and foreign, including regulatory requirements and market values of candidates.

Information Provided By You

It has been and remains Hydrotech policy not to accept or consider ideas, suggestions or materials other than those that Hydrotech has specifically requested from you. Accordingly, Hydrotech does not want you to, and you should not, send any confidential or proprietary information to Hydrotech through the Site unless specifically requested by Hydrotech. Please note that any unsolicited information or material sent to Hydrotech will be deemed not to be confidential or proprietary. By submitting information and material to the Site, you automatically grant to Hydrotech (or warrant that the owner of such information and material has expressly granted to Hydrotech) a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, unrestricted, right and license to use, reproduce, display, perform, modify, adapt, publish, translate, transmit and distribute, or otherwise make available to other such information and material (in whole or in part and for any purpose) worldwide and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media, or technology now known or hereafter developed. You also agree that Hydrotech is free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques that you send Hydrotech for any purpose.

As further provided above, Hydrotech does not want to receive, and you are deemed to covenant and agree through the use of the Site not to provide, any information or materials to Hydrotech that are defamatory, threatening, obscene, harassing, in violation of any law, governmental requirements or otherwise unlawful, or that incorporate the proprietary information or materials of another person or entity. You shall not upload, post or otherwise make available on the Site any information and material protected by copyright, trademark or other proprietary right without the express written permission of the owner of such right(s). You shall be solely liable for any damages resulting from any infringement of copyright, proprietary rights, or any other harm resulting from such a submission.

Changes

Hydrotech reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to revise these Terms at any time and correct any errors or omissions in any portion of the Site and Materials. Materials may also be changed, modified, added, or removed and updated without notice at any time; however, Hydrotech is under no obligation to update Materials. Hydrotech may also make changes in the products, services, programs, or prices (if any) described in the Site at any time without notice. Your continued use of the Site after any change Hydrotech makes to the Site will be considered acceptance of those changes. You should revisit these Terms from time to time to review the then-current Terms because they are binding on you.

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