| PRIVACY STATEMENT |
By accessing or using our
websites www.advanced-battery.com or www.batteryprice.com, you agree to the
these terms, please do not access or use this site. Advanced Battery Systems,
Inc. (a MA Corp., a.k.a. ABS) reserves the right to change the Online Privacy
Policy from time to time at its sole discretion.
Collection of personal
When you engage in certain activities on this site, ABS may ask you to provide
certain information about yourself by filling out and submitting an online form.
It is completely optional for you to engage in these activities. If you elect
to engage in these activities, however, ABS may ask that you provide personal
information, such as your first and last name, mailing address, e-mail address,
and telephone numbers, and other personal identifying information. When ordering
products or services on the site, you may be asked to provide a credit card
number. Depending upon the activity, some of the information that we ask you
to provide is identified as mandatory and some as voluntary. If you do not provide
the mandatory data with respect to a particular activity, you will not be able
to engage in that activity.
How your personal information
ABS collects your information in order to record and support your participation
in the activities you select. The information that you provide is also used
as part of our effort to keep you informed about special offers, and other products
and services of ABS. Your personal information and any information collected
on our site will NOT be sold to other parties or used by any other party except
Protection of your personal
The personal information that you provide in connection with an online purchase
is classified as Registration Information. Registration Information is protected
in several ways. Access by you to your Registration Information is available
through a password and unique user name created during an online purchase. This
password is encrypted. We recommend that you do not divulge your password to
anyone. In addition, your Registration Information resides on a secure server
that only selected ABS personnel and contractors have access to via password.
ABS encrypts your personal information and thereby prevents unauthorized parties
from viewing such information when it is transmitted to ABS.
Personal information that
you provide that is not Registration Information also resides on a secure server
and is only accessible via password. Since this information is not accessible
from outside ABS, you will not be asked to select a password in order to view
or modify such information.
Also, please note that ABS
is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of non-ABS Web sites
to which advanced-battery.com or batteryprice.com or any other ABS Web site
Contacting the Web Site
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this
Web site, or your dealings with this Web site, you can visit our contact page.
| Terms of Service |
a contract that describes what you can expect from Advanced Battery Systems,
Inc. (a MA Corp., a.k.a. ABS), and what ABS expects from you. By registering
with ABS, you become a ABS member and are legally bound by this Agreement. There
is no charge for becoming a member or using the service. This Agreement is subject
to changes made by ABS at any time, and material changes are effective upon
public notice to members as posted on this site. ABS will post such changes
within this section of the website and users are responsible for rechecking
this policy on a regular basis in order to update yourself on any changes in
LICENSE AND SITE ACCESS
ABS grants you a limited license to access the ABS Online Catalog and make personal
use of this site and not to download (other than page caching) or modify it,
or any portion of it, except with express written consent of ABS. This license
does not include any resale or commercial use of this site or its contents;
any collection and use of any product listings, descriptions, specifications,
or prices; any derivative use of this site or its contents; any downloading
or copying of account information for the benefit of anyone or any company;
or any use of data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction
tools. This site or any portion of this site may not be reproduced, duplicated,
copied, sold, resold, visited, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose
without express written consent of ABS. 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 ABS and our affiliates without
express written consent. You may not use any meta tags or any other "hidden
text" utilizing ABS's name or trademarks without the express written consent
of ABS. Any unauthorized use terminates the permission or license granted by
ABS. You are granted a limited, revocable, and nonexclusive right to create
a hyperlink to the ABS web pages as long as the link does not portray ABS, its
affiliates, or their products or services, in a false, misleading, derogatory,
or otherwise offensive matter. You may not use any ABS logo or any other proprietary
graphic or trademark as part of the link without express written permission.
You are solely responsible for retaining the confidentiality of your username
and password. If you believe that the security of your username and/or password
has been compromised, you must notify ABS. You will remain liable for any unauthorized
use of the ABS services until ABS has been notified of any breach of security.
If you use this site, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality
of your account and password and for restricting access to your computer, and
you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your
account or password. ABS and its affiliates reserve the right to refuse service,
terminate accounts, remove or edit content, or cancel orders in their sole discretion.
You may not use a false e-mail address, impersonate any person or entity, or
otherwise mislead as to the origin of a email or other content. ABS reserves
the right (but not the obligation) to remove or edit information known to be
false or inaccurate.
ABS and its affiliates attempt to be as accurate as possible. However, ABS does
not warrant that product descriptions or other content of this site is accurate,
complete, reliable, current, or error-free. If a product shown by ABS within
the www.advanced-battery or www.batteryprice.com websites is not as described,
your sole remedy is to contact us so we can investigate the alleged inaccurate
Companies associated with the battery industry have provided information for
posting within this site. In addition, we provide links to the sites of affiliated
companies for the purpose of providing additional technical information to the
user. We are not responsible for examining or evaluating, and we do not warrant
the offerings of any of these businesses or individuals or the content of their
Web sites. ABS does not assume any responsibility or liability for the actions,
product, and content of all these and any other third parties. You should carefully
review their privacy statements and other conditions of use.
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
THIS SITE IS PROVIDED BY ABS ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE"
BASIS. ABS MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED,
AS TO THE OPERATION OF THIS SITE OR THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, OR
PRODUCTS INCLUDED ON THIS SITE. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THIS SITE
IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK.
TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMISSIBLE
BY APPLICABLE LAW, ABS DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING,
BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A
ABS WILL NOT BE LIABLE WITH
RESPECT TO ANY SUBJECT MATTER OF THIS AGREEMENT UNDER ANY CLAIM OF BREACH OF
CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHER LEGAL OR EQUITABLE THEORY, FOR
ANY INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, LOSS
OF PROFITS OR REVENUE, LOSS OF USE OF A PRODUCT, COST OF CAPITAL, COST OF SUBSTITUTED
SERVICES OR PRODUCTS, DOWN-TIME COSTS, LABOR COSTS, OR CLAIMS OF CUSTOMERS.
ABS DOES NOT WARRANT THAT
THIS SITE, ITS SERVERS, OR E-MAIL SENT FROM ABS ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER
HARMFUL COMPONENTS. ABS WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING
FROM THE USE OF THIS SITE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL,
PUNITIVE, AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES.
CERTAIN STATE LAWS DO NOT
ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN
DAMAGES. IF THESE LAWS APPLY TO YOU, SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS,
OR LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU, AND YOU MIGHT HAVE ADDITIONAL RIGHTS.
By visiting ABS, you agree that the laws of the state of Massachusetts, without
regard to principles of conflict of laws, will govern these Conditions of Use
and any dispute of any sort that might arise between you and ABS, its affiliates,
and/or the user.
Any dispute relating in any way to your visit to the ABS websites or to products
you research through www.advanced-battery.com or www.batteryprice.com, shall
be submitted in confidence to ABS's President in Stoughton, Massachusetts, except
that, to the extent you have in any manner violated or threatened to violate
ABS's intellectual property rights, ABS may seek injunctive or other appropriate
relief in any state or federal court in the state of Massachusetts, and you
consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in such courts.
SITE POLICIES, MODIFICATION,
site. These policies also govern your visit to ABS. We reserve the right to
make changes to our site, policies, and these Conditions of Use at any time.
If any of these conditions shall be deemed invalid, void, or for any reason
unenforceable, that condition shall be deemed severable and shall not affect
the validity and enforceability of any remaining condition.
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