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RUUD HEATING, COOLING & WATER HEATING
WEBSITE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE

Introduction
Ruud Manufacturing Company, (“Ruud”) provides this website as a service to its customers, prospective customers, distributors, dealers, and others. Your access or use of this website is governed by this Terms of Use agreement (“Agreement”), which is a legal agreement between you and Ruud. By accessing or using this website, you expressly agree to be bound by the terms and conditions set forth in this Agreement. You acknowledge that you have read, understand, and agree to comply with the terms and conditions stated in this Agreement. If you do not wish to be bound by these terms and conditions, please do not access or use this website.

Ruud reserves the right to modify this Agreement at any time in its sole discretion and without notice. Any such modifications shall be effective immediately upon posting of the modified agreement. Your continued access or use of this website constitutes acceptance of the terms and conditions stated at the time of access or use.

Ruud reserves the right to change or delete the contents of this website, including, but not limited to specifications or designs of its products at any time without notice.


Privacy
Ruud collects information about the users of some but not all of its websites. Collection of this information is governed by the Ruud Privacy Policy, which may be accessed at www.ruud.com at the footer of the screen.

 


Corporate Identification and Trademarks
All registered or unregistered corporate names, trademarks, service marks, logos, and other source-identifying designations (collectively “Marks”) used or referred to on this website are the property of Ruud Manufacturing Company (“Ruud”) unless otherwise noted. Unauthorized use of the Marks is prohibited.

 


Proprietary Rights to Content
You acknowledge and agree that the materials and information displayed on this website, including but not limited to, all written materials, catalogs, photographs, consumer programs, illustrations, artwork, designs, graphics, layout, or other materials (“Content”), are the property of Ruud and/or Ruud and are protected by copyright, trademark, service mark, trade dress, patent, trade secret, or other intellectual property rights and laws. No license to or right in any such trademarks, patents, copyrighted materials, trade secrets, technologies, products, processes, and other proprietary rights of Ruud and Ruud is granted to or conferred upon you. The downloading, reproduction, printing, copying, storage, or distribution of any Content, other than for non-commercial individual use, is strictly prohibited. The use of any Content for a commercial purpose, without the express written consent of Ruud, violates Ruud copyrights, trademark rights, and other intellectual property rights any may be a violation of federal law subject to criminal and civil penalties.

 


Links to Third Party Websites
This Ruud website contains links to external third-party websites that are not under the control of Ruud. These third party websites contain information created, published, maintained, or otherwise posted by companies, organizations, or others independent of Ruud.Ruud  makes no representations whatsoever about any third party website to which you may have access through the Ruud website. When you access such a third party website, you do so at your own risk and acknowledge that Ruud is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products, or other materials available from such websites. You also agree that Ruud shall not be liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as a result of your use of any third party website.

Mention on the Ruud website of any third-party company or website, or to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, service mark, manufacturer, or otherwise, is for informational purposes only and does not constitute an endorsement, recommendation, approval, or certification by Ruud.

 


User Conduct
You will not make any unauthorized use of this website or any content or features available on this website. You are responsible for all use of your account (including username and password, if any) and shall be solely responsible for maintaining the security of your passwords. You agree that all the information and content posted or accessed in restricted password protected areas of the website is confidential to Ruud and will be used only for your personal and internal purposes. You may not engage in any conduct or action that is prohibited by law or violates any country, federal, state, or local laws.

 


Limitation of Liability
YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT RUUD SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE (DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, ACTUAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPT OR OTHERWISE) RESULTING FROM ANY USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THIS WEBSITE, OR RESULTING FROM ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THE CONTENT OF THIS WEBSITE, REGARDLESS OF THE BASIS UPON WHICH LIABILITY IS CLAIMED, EVEN IF RUUD HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH LOSS OR DAMAGE.

 


Disclaimer of Warranties
While every effort is made to insure accuracy, Ruud makes no warranty that this website will meet your requirements or that it will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error free; nor does Ruud make any warranty as to the results that may be obtained from the use of this website or as to the accuracy or reliability of any information obtained through this website. If you become aware that any information displayed on this website is inaccurate, please notify Ruud promptly so the matter can be investigated and corrected, if necessary.

You understand and agree that any content downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of this website is done at your own risk and that you will be solely responsible for any damage done to your computer system or loss of data that results from the download of such content.

UNLESS EXPRESSLY STATED OTHERWISE, RUUD PROVIDES THIS SITE CONTENT “AS IS” AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT ALLOWABLE BY LAW. THIS INCLUDES THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NONINFRINGEMENT OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. IN NO EVENT SHALL RUUD BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION OR LOSS OF INFORMATION) ARISING OUT OF THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE CONTENT, EVEN IF RUUD HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

This limitation is subject to the provisions of any applicable law that may restrict its scope.

 


Indemnification
You agree, at your expense, to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Ruud, its officers, directors, employees, agents, affiliates, distributors, dealers, and licensees from and against any judgment, losses, deficiencies, damages, liabilities, costs and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees and expenses) incurred in connection with or arising from any claim, demand, suit, action, or proceeding arising out of your breach of this Agreement or in connection with your use of this website or any product or service related thereto.

 


Governing Law
This Agreement and the relationship between you and Ruud shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Georgia, without regard to conflicts of law principles. In addition, you agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction of the federal and state courts of Georgia for the resolution of any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to this Agreement or relating to use of this website and the material contained in this website.

 


Waiver/Severability
The waiver by either party of a breach or right under this Agreement will not constitute a waiver of any subsequent breach or right. If any provision of this Agreement is found to be invalid or unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction, such provision shall be severed from the remainder of this Agreement, which will otherwise remain in full force and effect.

 


Entire Agreement
This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and Ruud concerning the use or access of this website.

 


Reservation of Rights
Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.

 


Questions?
Please contact Ruud through the form at the top of the screen with any questions about this Agreement.