to The Rohm and Haas Paint Quality Institute (“PQI”)
Website. In return for access to the information
and services we have provided within this website, we
require that you abide by the legal terms and conditions
stated below. Please
read these terms and conditions carefully, because by
using this website, you are acknowledging and agreeing
to them, without qualification or limitation. If you do
not agree with these terms and conditions, you may not
use this site.
All names, logos, trademarks or service marks found on this
website are owned or licensed by The Rohm and Haas Company (“Rohm
and Haas”) or its affiliates, and may not be used without
Rohm and Haas’s prior written approval. The trademarks
of Rohm and Haas belong exclusively to Rohm and Haas or its
licensors and are protected by U. S. and international trademark
laws and treaties.
Copyright © 2000-2005 The Rohm and Haas Paint Quality
Institute. All Rights Reserved. All of the contents of
this website are protected from copying and simulation
under U.S. and international copyright laws and treaties.
Any unauthorized copying, alteration, distribution, transmission,
performance, display, or other unauthorized use of this
material is prohibited.
To Use Materials
- Media outlets and other organizations are encouraged
to use PQI information found in our press releases,
newspaper inserts, marketing articles and website content.
This includes using quotes, as well as partial and complete
articles. We require that PQI be given credit for any
of the information used. To use other PQI materials
and information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Photos located in our press releases, newspaper inserts
and marketing articles may be used without prior permission,
however we do require that PQI be given credit by including
the following phrase under the photo: Courtesy of The Rohm
and Haas Paint Quality Institute. If you would like to use
any of the other photos located on this website or within
other PQI materials, please contact us directly at email@example.com.
Please note that the use of these photos are for the promotion
of quality paint and proper paint application techniques.
PQI may at any time, and/or in its sole discretion, request
that a photo obtained from PQI and placed on another party’s
website be removed, with or without cause. Upon such a request
by PQI, the website owner agrees that it will immediately
remove the photo(s) from its website.
- We do not permit the intermingling of recommendations and/or
advice attributed to PQI with any reference to a specific
brand of paint or paint trade name(s) with the purpose of
promoting these products or brands. Therefore, PQI may be
mentioned in material that includes other products or brands,
but only in separate references and may not be positioned
as endorsing them.
- PQI reserves the right to control any reproduction
or adaptation of our copyrighted publications and materials.
These include such items as our card decks, the PQI
Magazine, and Continuing Education Supplements. Permission
to reproduce or adapt any of these materials will be
determined on a case-by-case basis. Please contact us
directly at firstname.lastname@example.org
with your request.
This website may include hyperlinks to other independent websites.
PQI is not responsible for the content posted on these independent
websites and does not endorse or approve any products or information
offered at these websites.
PQI may provide permission to other parties (“Linking
Site Owner”) to link their website (“Linking Site”)
to the PQI website pursuant to the following terms and conditions:
1. Non-Exclusive Linking Agreement: PQI
grants permission on a non-exclusive, non-transferable, royalty-free
basis, for Linking Site Owner to provide a link from the Linking
Site to the PQI website.
2. Limited and Non-Exclusive License: PQI
further grants a non-exclusive, royalty-free license for Linking
Site Owner to use PQI’s trademark, service mark and
logo (collectively, the “Marks”), solely for the
purpose of denoting and serving as a link from the Linking
Site to the PQI website. Except for the Limited License to
use the Licensed Marks granted in this paragraph, you may
not use any of PQI’s trademarks or service marks for
any reason without PQI’s prior written permission.
3. Linking Site Owner hereby acknowledges
and agrees that all rights to the Marks, the content of the
PQI website, and its “look and feel” and/or trade
dress are the exclusive intellectual property of PQI.
4. Linking Site Owner further agrees that
it shall not at any time directly or indirectly contest or
infringe PQI’s intellectual property rights set forth
in paragraph 3 above.
5. Linking Site Owner agrees that the Linking
Site shall not:
|a. Create frames around
the PQI website or otherwise alter its appearance unless
prior written consent from PQI is had;
Imply endorsement by PQI;
Imply an affiliation with PQI (in the absence of PQI’s
Linking Site Owner’s relationship with PQI or make
false, deceptive, or disparaging statements about PQI,
its business, or its products;
Contain offensive, pornographic or other illicit materials
that are unlawful or unsuitable for viewing by all age
groups or persons.
6. Linking Site Owner acknowledges and agrees
that PQI shall have no responsibility or liability for any
content that appears on the Linking Site.
7. LINKING SITE OWNER UNDERSTANDS AND
AGREES THAT LINKING TO THE PQI WEBSITE IS AT ITS OWN RISK,
THAT THE PQI WEBSITE IS “AS IS” AND THAT PQI DISCLAIMS
ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE OPERATIONS OF
THE WEBSITE, INCLUDING ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY,
FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
FURTHER, PQI WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND ARISING
FROM THE LINK TO, OR INABILITY TO LINK TO THE PQI WEBSITE,
INCLUDING (WITHOUT LIMITATION) DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL
PUNITIVE AND OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES.
8. Linking Site Owner agrees to defend, indemnify,
and hold PQI, its officers, directors, employees and agents
harmless from all third party claims, demands, liabilities
or expenses (including reasonable attorney’s fees),
arising from Linking Site Owner’s breach of any duty
set forth herein or from any third party’s use of the
9. PQI may at any time, and/or in its sole
discretion terminate permission to link to the website and
license for the Licensed Marks, with or without cause. Upon
such termination, Linking Site Owner agrees that it will immediately
remove all links to the PQI site and cease all use of the
10. You may frame this website only with
the prior written consent of Rohm and Haas.
11. This agreement is made and shall be construed,
under the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania excluding
its conflicts of law rules. Further, Linking Site Owner hereby
consents and agrees to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue
of the Pennsylvania Courts for all disputes arising under
Disclaimer of Warranty
Rohm and Haas provides the information on this website free
of charge, subject to these terms and conditions. While Rohm
and Haas makes reasonable efforts to ensure the information
is accurate and up-to-date, Rohm and Haas makes no warranties
or representations, express or implied, as to the accuracy,
completeness, or any other aspect of the information on this
website and assumes no liability in connection with any use
of this information. Nothing herein shall be construed as a
recommendation or license to use any information found on this
website that conflicts with any patent, trademark or copyright
of Rohm and Haas or others, and Rohm and Haas makes no representations
or warranties, express or implied that any use of this information
will not infringe any such patent, trademark or copyright.
THIS WEBSITE, AND ALL INFORMATION AND MATERIALS CONTAINED
HEREIN, ARE PROVIDED TO YOU "AS IS" AND WITHOUT ANY
WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED
WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE,
TITLE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.
Limitation of Liability
NEITHER ROHM AND HAAS, ITS SUBSIDIARIES OR AFFILIATES,
NOR ANY PARTY INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING OR DELIVERING
THIS WEBSITE WILL BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR INJURY THAT ACCOMPANY
OR RESULT FROM YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THIS WEBSITE, OR YOUR
INABILITY TO ACCESS AND USE THIS WEBSITE, OR FROM DOWNLOADING
ANY MATERIAL CONTAINED ON THIS SITE. NOR WILL ANY SUCH PARTY
BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, INDIRECT,
OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, OR ANY OTHER LOSSES, COSTS, OR EXPENSES
OF ANY KIND WHICH MAY ARISE, DIRECTLY, OR INDIRECTLY FROM YOUR
USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THIS SITE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED
TO, ANYTHING CAUSED BY: (i) INCOMPLETE OR INACCURATE INFORMATION;
(ii) COMPUTER VIRUSES; (iii) SOFTWARE BUGS; (iv) HUMAN ACTION
OR INACTION; (v) ANY COMPUTER SYSTEM, PHONE LINE, HARDWARE,
SOFTWARE OR PROGRAM MALFUNCTIONS; OR (vi) ANY OTHER ERRORS,
FAILURE OR DELAYS IN COMPUTER TRANSMISSION OR NETWORK CONNECTIONS.
Submission of Materials
All comments, suggestions, ideas, graphics, photographs or other
information or property that you transmit to Rohm and Haas through
this website become and will remain Rohm and Haas’s property
and may be used by Rohm and Haas anywhere, anytime and for any
reason whatsoever. Any materials or information submitted to
Rohm and Haas will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary,
and Rohm and Haas will not have any obligation to use or evaluate
any information it receives from you. You should rely solely
on your rights under the patent, trademark, and copyright laws.
The receipt or consideration of your information by Rohm and
Haas shall in no way impair Rohm and Haas’s right to contest
the validity of your patent, trademark, or copyright.
Of course, you are not to transmit to this website any material
which is unlawful, threatening, violent, abusive, harassive,
degrading, defamatory, libelous, deceptive; fraudulent, or which
may give rise to civil or criminal liability, infringe a third
party’s intellectual property rights, or otherwise violate
any law or regulation. Even though Rohm and Haas may monitor
and review transmissions, we assume no responsibility or liability
which may arise from the content thereof, including - but not
limited to - claims for defamation, libel, slander, obscenity,
pornography, profanity or misrepresentation.
Use of Website; Compliance With Laws
Rohm and Haas controls and operates this website from the Company's
headquarters in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. We do not
imply that the materials published on Rohm and Haas's website
are designed or appropriate for use outside of the United States.
If you access our website from outside of the United States,
please be aware you are responsible for compliance with any
applicable local laws. To the extent any applicable local laws
prohibit your viewing and use of this website, you may not view
or use this website.
You may not export or re-export any information or products
received on a Rohm and Haas website except in full compliance
with all United States laws and regulations, including but not
limited to, the United States Export Administration Laws and
Regulations. Use contrary to those laws is prohibited. Neither
the products, nor any information acquired through the use of
a Rohm and Haas website, may be acquired for, shipped, transferred,
or re-exported, directly or indirectly to, proscribed or embargoed
countries or their nationals or residents, nor may the products
of information be used for nuclear activities, missile projects,
chemical biological weapons, or terrorist activities, unless
specifically authorized by the United States Government for
such purposes. You are responsible for complying with any local
laws in your country, which may impact your right to import,
export or use the information or products found on Rohm and
Some of the information on this website may contain projections
or other forward-looking statements regarding future events
or the future financial performance of Rohm and Haas Company.
We caution you that these statements are only predictions and
that actual events or results may differ materially. Please
refer to the documents the Company files from time to time with
the Securities and Exchange Commission, specifically, our most
recent Form 10-K or Form 10-Q. These documents contain and identify
factors which could cause Rohm and Haas’s actual results
to differ materially from those contained in our projections
or forward-looking statements.
Jurisdiction, Choice of Law and Forum
These terms and conditions and your use of this website shall
be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of
the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, U.S.A., excluding its conflicts
of law rules. You expressly agree that the exclusive jurisdiction
for any claim or action arising out of or relating to these
terms and conditions or your use of this website shall be the
state or federal courts located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,
U.S.A., and you further agree and submit to the exercise of
personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purpose of litigating
any such claim or action. Neither the existence of this website
nor the accessibility of content of this website is intended
to establish any new or additional jurisdictional or tax contacts
or relationships for or between Rohm and Haas or its affiliates
within any country or jurisdiction in which Rohm and Haas or
any affiliate does not already conduct business.
Severability and Integration
These terms and conditions constitute the entire agreement between
you and Rohm and Haas with respect to this website. If any part
of these terms and conditions is held to be invalid or unenforceable,
the remaining parts shall remain in full force and effect.
Revisions and Consents
Rohm and Haas reserves the right to revise this legal information
at any time and for any reason. We also reserve the right to
make changes at any time, without notice or obligation, to any
of the information contained on this website. By entering this
website, you acknowledge and agree that you shall be bound by
any such revisions. Accordingly, you should periodically visit
this page to review these terms and conditions.
Requests for Rohm and Haas consents or approvals required
under these terms and conditions should be directed to email@example.com
or The Rohm and Haas Paint Quality Institute, P.O. Box 1348,
Philadelphia, PA 19109.