These Website Terms apply to your use of this Website. By visiting or using this Website, you accept these Website Terms. Continued use of this Website constitutes your acceptance of any revisions to these Website Terms.
This section provides the definitions we use in this agreement.
“Website” means validusa.com and other Internet sites operated by Valid.
“Valid” or “us” or “our” refers to Valid USA, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Valid S.A., and their affiliated companies, directors, and employees.
“You” or “your” means the user of this Website.
This section provides legal disclosures about the content on the Website. You accept delivery of the following disclosures that relate to information at this Website.
Suggestions: Suggestions and offers on this Website are not recommendations, unless expressly identified as such, and may not be appropriate for all users, even where the Website indicates that users like you have purchased the product.
Tax / Legal Advice: This Website is not intended to provide legal or tax advice. Consult a professional legal or tax advisor for advice regarding your specific situation.
Foreign Jurisdictions: Valid products and services are available only in those jurisdictions where Valid is authorized or permitted by local law to promote or sell them.
Company Identification: The products and services offered on this Website are provided by Valid.
Computer Requirements: To use this Website, you must have a personal computer equipped with or that has access to an Internet access device. You are responsible for the selection, installation, maintenance, and operation of your computer and software. We are not responsible for any errors, failures, or malfunctions of your computer or software. You are responsible for ensuring that your computer and software are compatible with our Website. We reserve the right to change the system requirements for using this Website.
Submitting Content to Valid
This section explains our policy regarding your submission of content to Valid through this Website. We do not use or publish all content. We may disclose your identity in response to legal actions. Valid owns the content you submit.
Our Right to Publish: By posting a comment on this Website, submitting a form, or providing any other content to us on this Website, you agree that Valid may use and/or republish such content in whole or in part. Valid does not agree to use and/or republish any or all content received. Valid reserves the right to remove or modify any content that is false, offensive, violates any law or the rights of third parties, violates these Website Terms, violates Valid’s policies, or is defamatory or duplicative.
Disclosure in Legal Actions: Valid reserves the right to reveal your identity and the content of any of your submissions in response to legal action by any party, or in response to a request by governmental authority, or in defense of Valid.
Valid Ownership of Content: Valid retains ownership of all information submitted on this Website, except when copyrighted material is posted.
This section explains ways you are prohibited from using this Website, including using it for your own commercial use, sending inappropriate content, providing false information, accessing this Website if not authorized, and improperly using Valid’s name.
Personal Use Only: You will use the Website only for your personal, noncommercial use unless you and Valid have agreed otherwise in writing. Use in connection with policies or accounts with Valid in the name of your business are considered personal use.
Electronic Mail: You may not send electronic mail to us that is illegal, obscene, profane, threatening, defamatory, invasive of privacy, infringing of intellectual property rights; or contains harmful code, political campaigning, commercial solicitation, chain letters, or mass mailings; or violates any applicable law, such as the CANSPAM Act.
Access: You may not use this Website in any manner that could damage or overburden any Valid equipment or software. You may not use any means of systematic retrieval of data or other content from this Website. You may not obtain, or attempt to obtain, access to any material or information on this Website that is protected by passwords, PIN or required login identification through any means not expressly authorized by Valid. You may not use the login information of another person, unless they specifically authorized you to do so.
False Information: You may not intentionally provide any false information when you register for this Website, use, seek, or inquire about products or services from Valid, or submit content on this Website.
Framing: You may not frame any Website content.
Links: You agree to obtain our permission before creating a hyperlink or similar link or connection to this Website.
Endorsements: You may not use Valid’s name or trademarks in any way that implies affiliation with, or an endorsement, sponsorship or approval by Valid without express written permission.
Third Party Practices
This section explains that we do not control some third parties that are linked from this Website.
This Website may contain links to other Internet sites that are not maintained by Valid. Unless otherwise stated, Valid makes no warranties or representations regarding these websites or the content, products or services offered on them. Valid does not control the privacy or security practices of third parties, or the locations where they process data. You should read the privacy and security policies of the other sites, as their practices may differ from ours.
This section explains how to respect the intellectual property of Valid, how to report copyright infringements and how we will treat ideas you submit to us.
Valid Copyright: This entire Website is the copyrighted work of Valid. Unless otherwise specified, no person has permission to copy, display, distribute, republish, or create derivative works from such information in any form.
Trademarks: By providing content, we do not allow you to use trademarks referenced in this Website. You may not use any meta tags or any other hidden text using Valid’s name or trademarks without the express written consent of Valid. The trademarks, logos, and service marks (“Marks”) displayed on the Website are the property of Valid or other parties. Users are prohibited from using any Marks without the written permission of Valid or the third party that owns the Marks.
Copyright Infringement Claims: It is our policy to respond to notices of alleged infringement that comply with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. If you believe that any material contained on this Website may infringe on your copyright, notice must be given in writing of the following: (a) identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed; (b) identification of the allegedly infringing material; (c) information sufficient to permit Valid to locate the infringing material; (d) a statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that use of the material is not authorized or permissible by law; and (e) a statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner, agent, or licensee. Anyone who knowingly misrepresents that material is infringing in such a notice will be liable for any damages and any associated costs incurred by Valid. Written notice must be sent to:
1011 Warrenville Road – Suite 450
Lisle, IL 60532
Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability
This section disclaims all warranties and liabilities related to this Website.
This Website is provided by Valid on an “as is” and “as available” basis. To the full extent permissible by applicable law, Valid disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Unless otherwise provided by Valid’s express written agreement, Valid will not be liable to you or anyone else for damages of any kind arising from the use of this Website, INABILITY TO USE THIS SITE, the accuracy of information on this Website, or circumstances beyond its control, including, but not limited to direct, indirect, incidental, special, punitive, and consequential damages, losses or expenses even if Valid is expressly advised of the possibility of such damages. Some states do not allow limitations on warranties or certain damages. Therefore, some or all of the above disclaimers, exclusions, or limitations may not apply to you, and you might have additional rights.
This section describes the law that will apply, and how and where we will handle disputes. It also has provisions that help in interpreting this agreement and how it relates to other agreements you may have with us. It describes how the agreement may be changed by us and the last date it was modified.
Governing Law: Use of this Website shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Illinois without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of laws, unless otherwise specified in an applicable agreement between you and Valid. The Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act or any substantially similar law, if enacted, will not govern any aspect of these Website Terms or your access to this Website.
Jurisdiction and Venue: If any claim or dispute arises between Valid and you related to your use of this Website, then exclusive jurisdiction and venue shall be with a court of competent jurisdiction in DuPage County, Illinois. You consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of such courts and agree to accept service of process issued by such courts.
Severability: If any provision of these Website Terms is unlawful, void or unenforceable, the remaining provisions shall remain valid and in effect to the fullest extent possible.
Waivers: Any waiver of any provision of these Website Terms will be effective only if in writing and signed by an authorized representative of Valid. Any delay or omission by Valid to exercise any rights under these Website Terms shall not be construed to waive any rights.
Section Headings: The section titles, the brief explanations at the beginning of each bolded section, and the section headings are not part of the agreement and are not to be used in interpreting the terms of the agreement.
Notices: We will notify you of any material changes to these Website Terms by using any means permitted by law, including via e-mail and/or a prominent notice on our website. These changes will not apply to disputes that arise prior to the effective date of the change.
Survival: Certain provisions of this Agreement by their nature shall continue in full force and effect after termination, including authorizations you have granted, the Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability, and Jurisdiction/Enforceability.