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Terms of Use

Website Terms of Use

Last Modified: February 11, 2020

Acceptance of the Terms of Use

These Terms of Use are entered into by and between you the user (“You,” “Your”) and Daka Manufacturing, LLC (dba Filterpal) ("Filterpal," "We," "Us," or “Our”). These Terms of Use govern Your access to and use of Filterpal’s website, found at FilterPal and all pages linked thereto (the "Website"), including any content, functionality, and services (“Filterpal Services”) offered on or through the Website, whether as a guest or a registered user.

Please read these Terms of Use carefully before You begin to use the Website. By using the Website, You accept and agree to be bound and abide by these Terms of Use and Filterpal’s, found at Filterpal Privacy Policy incorporated herein by reference. Please review the Privacy Policy to understand Our practices. If You do not agree to these Terms of Use or the Privacy Policy, You must not access the Website or utilize any Filterpal Services, including but not limited to purchasing services and electronic communication services provided therein.

You must be of legal age to enter into a binding agreement in order to accept these Terms of Use. If You are not of legal age to enter into a binding agreement, do not access the Website or utilize any Filterpal Services provided therein.

Description of Service

Filterpal, through the Website, provides information on a range of products relating to pre-filters for vacuum cleaners including shop type vacuum cleaners. Filterpal provides the Website to convey information to You about its products and to provide Filterpal Services to You to, for example, allow You to purchase products from the Website, leave comments about Our products, or contact Us via the Website. You may connect to the Website using any Internet browser. You are responsible for obtaining access to the Internet and the equipment necessary to access the Internet.

Electronic Communications

When You use the Website or convey electronic messages from Your Internet connected device (e.g., a desktop or mobile device) to Us, You are communicating with Us electronically. You consent to receive communications from Us electronically, such as e-mails, texts, mobile push notices, or notices and messages from Us, and You can retain copies of these communications for Your records. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures, and other communications that We provide to You electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.

Intellectual Property Rights

The Website and its entire contents, features, and functionality (including but not limited to all information, software, text, displays, images, video, and audio, and the design, selection, and arrangement thereof) are owned by Filterpal, its licensors, or other providers of such material and are protected by United States and international copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, and other intellectual property or proprietary rights laws.

These Terms of Use permit You to Use the Website for Your personal, non-commercial Use only. You must not access or use for any commercial purposes any part of the Website or any services or materials available through the Website.

Copyright

All content included in or made available through the Website and Filterpal Services, such as text, graphics, logos, illustrations, still images (photographs), video images, video or audio sequences, digital downloads, data compilations, and software is the property of Filterpal and protected by United States and international copyright laws. The compilation of all content included in or made available through the Website or any Filterpal Services is the exclusive property of Filterpal and protected by U.S. and international copyright laws.

You must not reproduce, distribute, modify, create derivative works of, publicly display, publicly perform, republish, download, store, or transmit any of the material on the Website, except as follows:

  • Your computer may temporarily store copies of such materials in random access memory (RAM) incidental to Your accessing and viewing those materials.
  • You may store files that are automatically cached by Your web browser for display enhancement purposes.
  • You may print or download one copy of a reasonable number of pages of the Website for Your own personal, non-commercial use and not for further reproduction, publication, or distribution.

You must not:

  • Modify copies of any materials from this site.
  • Use any text, graphics, logos, illustrations, still images (photographs), video images, video or audio sequences, digital downloads, data compilations, or software separately from the accompanying text.
  • Delete or alter any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary rights notices from copies of materials on the Website.

Trademarks

Filterpal owns and retains all rights in the registered “Filterpal” and “The Dust Stops Here” trademarks. In addition, graphics, logos, page headers, scripts, slogans, and product names included in or made available through the Website or Filterpal Services are trademarks or trade dress of Filterpal in the U.S. and other countries. Filterpal’s trademarks and trade dress may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not Filterpal’s in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among customers, or in any manner that disparages or discredits Filterpal . You must not use these trademarks without the prior written permission of Filterpal. All other trademarks not owned by Filterpal that appear in the Website or Filterpal Services are the property of their respective owners.

Patents

Filterpal is the owner of U.S. Patent Numbers 9,161,667 and 10,286,346 and has additional patents pending in the U.S. and in foreign countries and regions (“Filterpal Patents”). The products displayed on the Website and offered via Filterpal Services may be covered by one or more of the Filterpal Patents. Filterpal reserves all rights conveyed to Filterpal by and through the Filterpal Patents including the rights to make, use, sell, offer for sale, and import products covered by the Filterpal Patents in and into the U.S. and foreign countries covered by the Filterpal Patents.

License And Access

Subject to Your compliance with these Terms of Use, Filterpal grants You a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-sublicensable license to access and make personal and non-commercial use of the Website and Filterpal Services. This license does not include any resale or commercial use of any Filterpal product or Filterpal Service; any collection and use of any product listings, images, descriptions, or prices; any derivative use of the Website or its contents or any Filterpal Service; any downloading, copying, or other use of any information or images for the benefit of any third party; or any use of data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction tools. All rights not expressly granted to You in these Terms of Use are reserved and retained by Filterpal or its licensors, suppliers, publishers, rightsholders, or other content providers. No Filterpal Service, nor any part of any Filterpal Service, may be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, visited, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose without express written consent of Filterpal. You may not frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo, or other proprietary information (including images, text, page layout, or form) of Filterpal without express written consent. You may not use any meta tags or any other "hidden text" utilizing the brand name Filterpal or its trademarks without the express written consent of Filterpal. You may not misuse the Filterpal Services. You may use the Filterpal Services only as permitted by law. The licenses granted by Filterpal terminate if You do not comply with these Terms of Use.

Changes to the Terms of Use

We may revise and update these Terms of Use from time to time in Our sole discretion. All changes are effective immediately when We post them and apply to all access to and use of the Website and Filterpal Services thereafter.

Your continued use of the Website following the posting of revised Terms of Use means that You accept and agree to the changes. You are expected to check this page frequently, so You are aware of any changes, as they are binding on You.

Accessing the Website and Account Security

We reserve the right to withdraw or amend the Website, and any Filterpal Service or product We provide on the Website, in Our sole discretion without notice. We will not be liable if for any reason all or any part of the Website is unavailable at any time or for any period. From time to time, We may restrict access to some parts of the Website, or the entire Website, to users.

To access the Website or some of the resources it offers, You may be asked to provide certain registration details or other information. It is a condition of Your use of the Website that all the information You provide on the Website is correct, current, and complete. You agree that all information You provide to register with this Website or otherwise, including, but not limited to, through the use of any interactive features on the Website, is governed by Our Filterpal Privacy Policy and You consent to all actions We take with respect to Your information consistent with Our Privacy Policy.

If You choose, or are provided with, a user name, password, or any other piece of information as part of Our security procedures, You must treat such information as confidential, and You must not disclose it to any other person or entity. You also acknowledge that Your account is personal to You and agree not to provide any other person with access to this Website or portions of it using Your username, password, or other security information. You agree to notify Filterpal immediately of any unauthorized access to or use of Your username or password or any other breach of security. You also agree to ensure that You exit from Your account at the end of each session. You should use particular caution when accessing Your account from a public or shared computer so that others are not able to view or record Your password or other personal information.

Filterpal has the right to disable any user name, password, or other identifier, whether chosen by You or provided by Us , at any time in Our sole discretion for any or no reason, including if, in Our opinion, You have violated any provision of these Terms of Use.

If You print, copy, modify, download, or otherwise use or provide any other person with access to any part of the Website in breach of the Terms of Use, Your right to use the Website will stop immediately and You must, at Our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials You have made. No right, title, or interest in or to the Website or any content on the Website is transferred to You, and all rights not expressly granted are reserved by Filterpal. Any use of the Website not expressly permitted by these Terms of Use is a breach of these Terms of Use and may violate copyright, trademark, patent, and other laws.

Your Account

You may need Your own Filterpal account to use certain Filterpal Services, and You may be required to be logged in to the account and have a valid payment method associated with it. If there is a problem charging Your selected payment method, We may charge any other valid payment method associated with Your account.

User Contributions

The Website may contain interactive features (collectively, "Interactive Services") that allow users to post, submit, publish, display, or transmit to other users or other persons (hereinafter, "post") content or materials and You may send Us reviews, comments, photos, videos, and other content, and submit suggestions, ideas, comments, questions, or other information (collectively, "User Contributions") on or through the Website. User Contributions must not contain content that is illegal, obscene, threatening, defamatory, invasive of privacy, infringing of intellectual property rights (including publicity rights), or otherwise injurious to Filterpal or third parties or objectionable, and does not consist of or contain software viruses, political campaigning, commercial solicitation, chain letters, mass mailings, or any form of "spam" or unsolicited commercial electronic messages. You may not use a false e-mail address, impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise mislead as to the origin of User Contributions. Filterpal reserves the right (but not the obligation) to remove or edit any User Contributions but does not regularly review User Contributions.

If You do send Us User Contributions, and unless We indicate otherwise, You grant Daka Manufacturing, LLC (dba Filterpal) a nonexclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, and fully sublicensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, perform, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, and display such content throughout the world in any media. You grant Daka Manufacturing, LLC (dba Filterpal) and sublicensees the right to use the name that You submit in connection with such content, if they choose. You represent and warrant that You own or otherwise control all of the rights to the User Contributions that You post on the Website or send to Us; that the User Contributions are accurate; that use of the User Contributions You supply does not violate these Terms of Use and will not cause injury to any person or entity; and that You will indemnify Daka Manufacturing, LLC (dba Filterpal) for all claims resulting from User Contributions You supply. Filterpal has the right but not the obligation to monitor and edit or remove any User Contributions. Filterpal takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any User Contributions posted by You or any third party.

Termination

Filterpal has the right to:

  • Remove or refuse to post any User Contributions for any or no reason in Our sole discretion.
  • Take any action with respect to any User Contribution that We deem necessary or appropriate in Our sole discretion, including if We believe that such User Contribution violates the Terms of Use, including the Content Standards, infringes any intellectual property right or other right of any person or entity, threatens the personal safety of users of the Website or the public, or could create liability for the Company.
  • Disclose Your identity or other information about You to any third party who claims that material posted by You violates their rights, including their intellectual property rights or their right to privacy.
  • Take appropriate legal action, including without limitation, referral to law enforcement, for any illegal or unauthorized use of the Website.
  • Terminate or suspend Your access to all or part of the Website or Filterpal Services or cancel orders placed using Filterpal Services, for any or no reason, including without limitation, any violation of these Terms of Use.

Without limiting the foregoing, We have the right to cooperate fully with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing Us to disclose the identity or other information of anyone posting any materials on or through the Website. YOU WAIVE AND HOLD HARMLESS FILTERPAL AND ITS AFFILIATES, LICENSEES, AND SERVICE PROVIDERS FROM ANY CLAIMS RESULTING FROM ANY ACTION TAKEN BY ANY OF THE FOREGOING PARTIES DURING, OR TAKEN AS A CONSEQUENCE OF, INVESTIGATIONS BY EITHER SUCH PARTIES OR LAW ENFORCEMENT AUTHORITIES.

However, We do not undertake to review material before it is posted on the Website and cannot ensure prompt removal of objectionable material after it has been posted. Accordingly, We assume no liability for any action or inaction regarding transmissions, communications, or content provided by any user or third party. We have no liability or responsibility to anyone for performance or nonperformance of the activities described in this section.

Changes to the Website

We may update the content on this Website from time to time, but its content is not necessarily complete or up-to-date. Any of the material on the Website may be out of date at any given time, and We are under no obligation to update such material.

Information About You and Your Visits to the Website

All information We collect on the Website is subject to Our Privacy Policy. By using the Website , You consent to all actions taken by Us with respect to Your information in compliance with the Privacy Policy.

Links from the Website

If the Website contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for Your convenience only. This includes links contained in advertisements, including banner advertisements and sponsored links. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from Your use of them. If You decide to access any of the third-party Websites linked to this Website, You do so entirely at Your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for such Websites.

Geographic Restrictions

The owner of the Website is based in the State of New Jersey in the United States. We provide this Website for use only by persons located in the United States. We make no claims that the Website or any of its content is accessible or appropriate outside of the United States. Access to the Website may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. If You access the Website from outside the United States, You do so on Your own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.

Disclaimer of Warranties

You understand that We cannot and do not guarantee or warrant that the Website will be free of viruses or other destructive code.

You are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and checkpoints to satisfy Your particular requirements for anti-virus protection and accuracy of data input and output, and for maintaining a means external to the Website for any reconstruction of any lost data. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PROVIDED BY LAW, WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED BY A DISTRIBUTED DENIAL-OF-SERVICE ATTACK, VIRUSES, OR OTHER TECHNOLOGICALLY HARMFUL MATERIAL THAT MAY INFECT YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, DATA, OR OTHER PROPRIETARY MATERIAL DUE TO YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE OR TO YOUR DOWNLOADING OF ANY MATERIAL POSTED ON IT, OR ON ANY WEBSITE LINKED TO IT.

YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE, ITS CONTENT, AND ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE WEBSITE, ITS CONTENT, AND ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS, WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. NEITHER FILTERPAL NOR ANY PERSON ASSOCIATED WITH FILTERPAL MAKES ANY WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION WITH RESPECT TO THE COMPLETENESS, SECURITY, RELIABILITY, QUALITY, ACCURACY, OR AVAILABILITY OF THE WEBSITE. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, NEITHER FILTERPAL NOR ANYONE ASSOCIATED WITH FILTERPAL REPRESENTS OR WARRANTS THAT THE WEBSITE, ITS CONTENT, OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE WILL BE ACCURATE, RELIABLE, ERROR-FREE, OR UNINTERRUPTED, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, THAT THE WEBSITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES THE WEBSITE AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS, OR THAT THE WEBSITE OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE WILL OTHERWISE MEET YOUR NEEDS OR EXPECTATIONS.

TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PROVIDED BY LAW, FILTERPAL HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, STATUTORY, OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.

THE FOREGOING DOES NOT AFFECT ANY WARRANTIES THAT CANNOT BE EXCLUDED OR LIMITED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.

Limitation on Liability

TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PROVIDED BY LAW, IN NO EVENT WILL FILTERPAL, ITS AFFILIATES, OR THEIR LICENSORS, SERVICE PROVIDERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OFFICERS, OR DIRECTORS BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, UNDER ANY LEGAL THEORY, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE WEBSITE OR FILTERPAL SERVICES, ANY WEBSITES LINKED TO THE WEBSITE, ANY CONTENT ON THE WEBSITE OR SUCH OTHER WEBSITES, INCLUDING ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PERSONAL INJURY, PAIN AND SUFFERING, EMOTIONAL DISTRESS, LOSS OF REVENUE, LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF BUSINESS OR ANTICIPATED SAVINGS, LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF GOODWILL, LOSS OF DATA, AND WHETHER CAUSED BY TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), BREACH OF CONTRACT, OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF FORESEEABLE UNLESS SPECIFIED IN WRITING.

THE FOREGOING DOES NOT AFFECT ANY LIABILITY THAT CANNOT BE EXCLUDED OR LIMITED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.

Indemnification

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Filterpal, its affiliates, licensors, and service providers, and its and their respective officers, directors, employees, contractors, agents, licensors, suppliers, successors, and assigns from and against any claims, liabilities, damages, judgments, awards, losses, costs, expenses, or fees (including reasonable attorneys' fees) arising out of or relating to Your violation of these Terms of Use or Your use of the Website, including, but not limited to, Your User Contributions, any use of the Website's content, services, and products other than as expressly authorized in these Terms of Use, or Your use of any information obtained from the Website.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction

All matters relating to the Website and these Terms of Use, and any dispute or claim arising therefrom or related thereto (in each case, including non-contractual disputes or claims), shall be governed by and construed in accordance with applicable federal law and the laws of the State of New Jersey without giving effect to any choice or conflict of law provision or rule (whether of the State of New Jersey or any other jurisdiction).

Any legal suit, action, or proceeding arising out of, or related to, these Terms of Use or the Website shall be instituted exclusively in the federal courts of the United States or the courts of the State of New Jersey, although We retain the right to bring any suit, action, or proceeding against You for breach of these Terms of Use in Your country of residence or any other relevant country. You waive any and all objections to the exercise of jurisdiction over You by such courts and to venue in such courts.

Arbitration

At Filterpal’s sole discretion, We may require You to submit any disputes arising from these Terms of Use or use of the Website or Filterpal Services, including disputes arising from or concerning their interpretation, violation, invalidity, non-performance, or termination, to final and binding arbitration under the Rules of Arbitration of the American Arbitration Association applying New Jersey law.

Limitation on Time to File Claims

ANY CAUSE OF ACTION OR CLAIM YOU MAY HAVE ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THESE TERMS OF USE OR THE WEBSITE MUST BE COMMENCED WITHIN ONE (1) YEAR AFTER THE CAUSE OF ACTION ACCRUES; OTHERWISE, SUCH CAUSE OF ACTION OR CLAIM IS PERMANENTLY BARRED.

Waiver and Severability

No waiver by the Company of any term or condition set out in these Terms of Use shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or condition or a waiver of any other term or condition, and any failure of the Company to assert a right or provision under these Terms of Use shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.

If any provision of these Terms of Use is held by a court or other tribunal of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, illegal, or unenforceable for any reason, such provision shall be eliminated or limited to the minimum extent such that the remaining provisions of the Terms of Use will continue in full force and effect.

Entire Agreement

The Terms of Use, Our Privacy Policy, Copyright Policy, and Service Level Commitment constitute the sole and entire agreement between You and Filterpal regarding the Website and supersede all prior and contemporaneous understandings, agreements, representations, and warranties, both written and oral, regarding the Website.

Your Comments and Concerns

This Website is operated by Daka Manufacturing, LLC (dba Filterpal), with an address of 27 Minneakoning Rd., Suite 103, Box 11, Flemington, NJ 08822.

Please address all feedback, comments, concerns, requests for technical support, and other communications relating to the Website to: david@filterpal.com