Standard terms and conditions of use:

Welcome to TadanoAmerica.com (the “Website”) published by Tadano America Corporation (the “Company”).

The Website has a portal featuring technical resources for engineers, designers, draftsmen, technicians and buyers in every type of industry as well as for educational technology centers.

By logging onto the Website, the user (“User”) indicates his/her unconditional acceptance of the standard terms and conditions of use (the “Standard Terms and Conditions”) set forth below.

I. Use of data and limitation of liability:

All news, data and other information published on the Website are the property of the Company. Such information may not be disclosed without the prior written consent of the Company, regardless of whether such information appears in hardcopy or electronic form.

The data published on the Website (the “Data”) is the sole property of the Company. By using the Website, the User acknowledges that:

i. The Company provides the Data for the purposes of planning job sites or machinery travel needs. The Data is for reference use only and may vary from the actual machinery.
ii. The User is responsible for assessing, and hereby assumes, all risks associated with the use of any Data, including with respect to the accuracy, completeness or fitness of such Data.
iii. The Company shall in no way be held liable for, without limitation, errors or omissions in the Data, or for any loss or damage arising from the use of any Data, including damage caused by computer virus or harmful code.
iv. The Company shall in no way be held liable for any direct or incidental damages incurred by the User or any third party with respect to, without limitation, loss of profits, expenses, loss of data, loss of software packages or damaged or lost hardware incurred by the User or any third party, including any costs incurred in mitigating, recovering, reproducing or repairing such losses or damage.
v. When using the CAD data provided, the User understands that deflection of the boom is not included in the models. The models are intended only as a representation of the products offered by the Company.

II. Limitations of use:

The User may only use the Data for the purposes of computer-aided design or viewing. Unless the User has received prior written consent from the Company, he/she may not (i) distribute the Data as part of an external service, or (ii) copy or post the Data on any website, or (iii) distribute the Data on any storage medium whatsoever, or (iv) use the Data with the aim of competing with the Website service. Without limiting the foregoing, the User agrees not to use the Website service to:
Download, publish or transmit in any manner whatsoever data or content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, criminal, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, privacy-invasive, odious or reprehensible on racial, ethical or other grounds.
• Harm minors in any way whatsoever.
• Impersonate another person or entity, or submit misleading or false declarations concerning the User’s or the Company’s affiliation with a person or entity.
• Falsify the headers or manipulate the identifiers in any other way for the purpose of concealing the origin of any Data sent via the service.
• Download, publish or transmit in any manner whatsoever any content infringing any patent, registered trademark, trade secret, copyright or other exclusive rights of any party.
• Download, publish or transmit in any manner whatsoever any form of unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, unwelcome publicity, unwanted mail or any other form of solicitation.
• Download, publish or transmit in any manner whatsoever any material containing computer viruses or any other code, file or computer program designed to interrupt, destroy or restrict the normal use of any software, computer hardware or telecommunications devices.
• Impede or interrupt the Website service or the servers or networks connected to the Website service, or violate any conditions, procedures, policies or regulations governing the networks associated with the Website service.
• Harass another user of the Website in any manner whatsoever.
• Compile or store personal data about other users of the Website.
• Use the Website as a storage location for remote-loading purposes or as a gateway to another homepage within or outside the Website.

III. Content provided by Users:

Any comments and files provided by the User are intended to be used for information purposes only and for the convenience of other users of the Website. As with all Data on the Website, the Company shall in no way be liable for any such comments or files. The User may use the comments and files provided by other users of the Website only for viewing and downloading, but may not use such comments or files to create catalogs or websites in competition with the Website. The User is authorized to copy and download such files, provided that all applicable copyright and other legal notices are reproduced and included with the original Data and any copies thereof.

IV. Links to third-party websites:

The Website contains direct or indirect links (hyperlinks) to other websites, homepages or web pages (collectively, “Other Sites”). The Company offers such links solely as a convenience to users of the Website. The operators or providers of such Other Sites are solely responsible for the content and information therein. To the extent that such Other Sites are beyond the reasonable control of the Company, the existence of a hyperlink on the Website does not mean that its content (or the content of the corresponding Other Site) has been approved by the Company. Therefore, the Company shall in no way be liable for any loss or damage arising from the use of such hyperlinks or Other Sites.

V. Registration and personal data:

The User may be required to log in to use the Website in order to access certain services, such as CAD-file downloads. In this event, the User agrees to, and shall, provide truthful and accurate information concerning his/her identity and position and the name and business of his/her employer (or the company the User represents), if any. Registration data and other personal information of the User (collectively, “Personal Information”) Access to and use of this website is subject of this Terms of Use and all applicable laws and regulations. BY ACCESSING WEB SITE, YOU ACCEPT, WITHOUT LIMITATION OR QUALIFICATION, ALL OF THE TERMS OF USE The User agrees that his/her Personal Information may be transferred to affiliates, subsidiaries or partners of the Company for marketing and other legitimate commercial purposes (including for the purpose of providing the services offered), and that such affiliates, subsidiaries or partners may be located outside the countries of the United States. The Company shall use the same commercially reasonable mechanisms to ensure the security of all transferred Personal Information that it uses with respect to its own confidential or proprietary information. In accordance with the Act, the User has the right at any time to obtain from the Company a copy of his/her Personal Information and to request the Company to rectify, complete, update, block or erase such Personal Information, in each case by submitting a written request to: Tadano America Corporation, Attn: Marketing Department, 4242 West Greens Road, Houston, Texas 77066.

The User’s account must only be used by the person that registered with that particular name and email address. Users of the Website are not allowed to use any account other than their own. The User is hereby informed that component manufacturers registered on the Website only receive data about users that have downloaded data from their respective catalogs.

The Website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies, which are text files stored on the User’s computer to help the Website analyze use of the Website by the User. The data that the cookies generate about the User’s use of the Website (including his/her IP address) will be sent and stored by Google on servers hosted in the United States. Google uses this information to evaluate the User’s use of the Website, compile reports on Website activity for the publisher and provide other services relating to Website activity and Internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties if required to do so by law, or if such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf, including the publisher of this Website. Google will not cross-reference the User’s IP address with any other data that it holds. The User can disable the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in his/her browser. However, disabling cookies may prevent the use of certain features of the Website. By using this Website, the User expressly agrees that Google may process his/her Personal Information according to the terms and for the purposes described above.

VI. Right to remove or disable access:

The Company reserves the right to terminate access if the User violates these Standard Terms and Conditions.
The Company will have the right, but not the obligation, to terminate or disable access to any Data, with immediate effect, if such Data could be (i) defamatory, obscene, violent, offensive or otherwise unacceptable, undesirable and reprehensible in the Company’s sole discretion; (ii) in violation of any laws, legislation or third-party rights, including without limitation rights governed by copyright and laws prohibiting slander, libel and invasion of privacy; or (iii) in violation of the foregoing limitations of use and which is brought to the knowledge of the Company.

VII. Notices:

The User agrees that any notices made by the Company pursuant to these Standard Terms and Conditions are to be delivered to the User by plain text email.

Without limiting the foregoing, this provision shall apply to emails potentially containing confidential data about the User, including his/her password, if forgotten and requested by the User.

VIII. Tadano America Corporation services and warranty:

The Company intends to provide the best performance in order to offer the User a reliable Website and services; however, the User acknowledges that the security of data on the Internet cannot be fully warranted. Services are therefore provided on an as-is basis, and insofar as Website availability cannot be guaranteed at all times due to technical conditions inherent to the Internet and its use, the Company shall not be held liable for any loss or damage incurred by the User or third parties due to service interruptions, Website unavailability or maintenance, faulty Internet connection (or loss thereof) or any other event or circumstance that may relate to the availability of the Website or any services.

IX. Jurisdiction and governing law:

The contractual relations binding the User and the Company under these Standard Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Texas and the federal laws of the United States applicable therein, notwithstanding any conflict of law principles. In the event of a dispute which the parties are unable to resolve amicably, such dispute shall be referred to: Tadano America Corporation, Attn: Legal Affairs Department, 4242 West Greens Road, Houston, Texas 77066.

Date of last update: 9/30/2014