We welcome you to the RTC Electronics website. The Website is designed to provide information about Electronics devices, tools, cabling, Electronics accessories, & related technology; the website aim is to sell products, and to service and educate like-minded people interested in the topics we discuss or service we provide. The Website is operated by RTC Electronics Corp. (“RTC-Electronics.net“). PLEASE READ VERY CAREFULLY THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR USE OF THE WEBSITE.
1. Acceptance of Terms
This Terms and Conditions of Use Agreement (this “Agreement“) sets forth legally binding terms for your use of the Website. By using our Website, you agree to be bound by this Agreement, whether you are a “Visitor” (which means that you simply browse one or more of our Websites) or you are a “Member” (which means that you have registered on one of our Websites as a user). If you do not accept the terms of this Agreement, you should leave our Website and discontinue use of the Service immediately. We may modify this Agreement from time to time, and such modification shall be effective upon its posting on any of our Website. You agree to be bound by any modification to this Agreement when you use any of our Website after any such modification is posted; it is therefore important that you review this Agreement regularly.
2. General Registration Requirements
If you wish to become a Member, communicate with other Members and otherwise make use of the Service, you must read this Agreement and indicate your acceptance during the registration process. In consideration of your use of the Service, you represent that you are of legal age to form a binding contract and are not a person barred from receiving services under the laws of your residing country or other applicable jurisdiction. You also agree to: (a) provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by the registration form available on our Website (the “Registration Data“) and (b) maintain and promptly update your Registration Data to keep it true, accurate, current and complete. If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, or we have reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, RTCElectronics reserves the right to suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the Service (or any portion thereof). Use of the Service and membership on our Website is void where prohibited.
Due to the nature of the internet, we cannot prohibit minors from visiting our Website. However, all users who register with any of our Website must be 18 years of age or older.
4. Member Account, Password and Security
If you register on one of our Websites, you will be required to choose a password and user name, and you may be asked for additional information regarding your account, such as your e-mail address. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the password and account information, and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password or account. You agree to (a) immediately notify RTCElectronics of any unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of security, and (b) ensure that you log out from your account at the end of each session. RTCElectronics will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this paragraph.
You acknowledge, consent and agree that RTCElectronics may access, preserve and disclose your account information and Content if required to do so by law or in a good faith belief that such access, preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to: (a) comply with legal process; (b) enforce this Agreement; (c) respond to claims that any Content violates the rights of third parties; (d) respond to your requests for customer service; or (e) protect the rights, property or personal safety of RTCElectronics, its Members and the public. Under no other circumstances will RTCElectronics intentionally disclose your account information to any third party.
You understand that our Website and any software/equipment embodied/distributed within/by our Website which may include security components that permit digital/Analog materials to be recorded, you agree that your usage of these materials is subject to usage rules set by Local government laws & restrictions and you will use these materials in accordance of the law & comply with any restrictions it enforces. You may not use any of the software/equipment embodied/distributed within/by our Website in an illegal manner, such uses once brought to our attention will result in suspending a member profile without notice and may we may report such illegal activities to the local authorities where applicable.
7. Non-commercial Use
Our site “RTCElectronics.net” may not be used in connection with any commercial purposes, except as specifically approved by RTCElectronics. Unauthorized framing of or linking to any of our Website is prohibited. Commercial advertisements, affiliate links, and other forms of solicitation between members may result in suspending a member profile without notice and may result in termination of membership privileges.
8. RTCElectronics and Third Party Content
Our Website contains Content of RTCElectronics (“RTCElectronics Content“), and Content of third party licensors to RTCElectronics. (including content provided by users of our Website, as described above), which is protected by copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret and other laws. RTCElectronics. owns and retains all rights, title and interest in the RTCElectronics Content. RTCElectronics hereby grants to you a limited, revocable, non-sublicensable license to reproduce and display a single copy of the RTCElectronics Content and any third party Content located on or available through our Website or Service solely for your personal, non-commercial use in connection with viewing our Website and using the Service. Except for Content posted by you, you may not copy, modify, translate, publish, broadcast, transmit, distribute, perform, display, make available, or sell any content appearing on or through our Website or Service.
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10. International Use
Due to the global nature of the Internet, you agree to comply with all local rules regarding online conduct and acceptable Content. Specifically, you agree to comply with all applicable laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from the Kuwait, Canada , or the country in which you reside.
12. Copyright Policy
RTCElectronics has in place certain legally mandated procedures regarding allegations of copyright infringement occurring on our Website or with the Service. RTCElectronics reserves the right in its sole discretion to immediately suspend and/or terminate access to the Service or our Website by any user who is alleged to have infringed on the intellectual property rights of RTCElectronics or of a third party, or otherwise violated any intellectual property laws or regulations. RTCElectronics’s policy is to investigate any allegations of copyright infringement brought to its attention. If you have evidence, know, or have a good faith belief that your rights or the rights of a third party have been violated and you want RTCElectronics to delete, edit, or disable the material in question, you must provide RTCElectronics with all of the following information: (a) a physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the exclusive right that is allegedly infringed; (b) identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works; (c) identification of the material that is claimed to be infringed or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit RTCElectronics to locate the material; (d) information reasonably sufficient to permit RTCElectronics to contact you, such as an address, telephone number, and if available, an electronic mail address at which you may be contacted; (e) a statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and (f) a statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed. For this notification to be effective, you must provide it to RTCElectronics either by e-mail, or by registered mail to our designated agent for notification of infringement.
13. Member Disputes
You are solely responsible for your interactions with other Members. RTCElectronics reserves the right, but has no obligation, to monitor disputes between you and other Members.
14. Term and Termination
This Agreement shall remain in full force and effect for so long as it is posted on any of our Website. You may terminate your membership at any time, for any reason, by following the instructions on the Profile page. RTCElectronics reserves the right to terminate your account or your access to our Website immediately, with or without notice to you, and without liability to you, if RTCElectronics believes that you have breached any of the terms of this Agreement, furnished RTCElectronics with false or misleading information, or interfered with use of the Website or the Service by others. The terms of Sections 8, 11, 12, and 18 – 29 shall survive termination of this Agreement and your use of the Service.
15. Disclaimer of Warranties
You expressly understand and agree that:
Your use of the Website is at your sole risk. The Website and its content are provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis. RTCElectronics and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, employees, agents, partners and licensors expressly disclaim all warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, including, but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement, with respect to the service, the website, and any third party website with which they are linked.
RTCElectronics and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, employees, agents, partners and licensors make no warranty that (i) the Website or the Service will meet your requirements; (ii) the Website or Service will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, error-free, OR FREE OF ANY HARMFUL COMPONENTS (INCLUDING VIRUSES); (iii) the results that may be obtained from the use of the Website or Service will be accurate or reliable; and (iv) the quality of any Content, products, services, information or other material purchased or obtained by you through the Website or Service will meet your expectations. WE DO NOT PROVIDE ANY REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES AGAINST THE POSSIBILITY OF DELETION, MISDELIVERY OR FAILURE TO STORE COMMUNICATIONS, PERSONALIZED SETTINGS, OR OTHER DATA.
Any material downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of our Website is accessed at your own discretion and risk, and you will be solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or loss of data that results from the download of any such material.
16. Limitation on Liability
To the fullest extent permitted by applicable laws In no event WILL RTCElectronics, ITS AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, employees, agents, suppliers, OR contractors be liable to you or any third party for any indirect, consequential, exemplary, incidental, special or punitive damages, including lost profit damages arising from or in connection with the use of the SERVICE, THE Website or any website with which THEY ARE linked, even if RTCElectronics has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained herein, RTCElectronics’s liability to you for any cause whatsoever and regardless of the form of the action, will at all times be limited to the amount paid, if any, by you to RTCElectronics for the Services.
17. Exclusions and Limitations
Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of certain warranties or the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages. Accordingly, in certain jurisdictions, some of the above limitations of liability may not apply to you; all other provisions of this Agreement remain in full force and effect.
You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless RTCElectronics, its affiliates, subsidiaries, officers, directors, employees, consultants, agents, and representatives from any and all third party claims, losses, liability, damages, and/or costs (including reasonable attorney fees and costs) arising from your breach of the terms of this Agreement, or your infringement, or infringement by any other user of your account, of any intellectual property or other right of any person or entity. RTCElectronics will notify you promptly of any such claim, loss, liability, or demand, and will provide you with reasonable assistance, at your expense, in defending any such claim, loss, liability, damage, or cost.
19. Additional Terms
We may also require you to follow additional rules, guidelines or other conditions in order to participate in certain promotions or activities available through our Website, to obtain certain premium Content through our Website, or for other reasons. In addition, certain Additional Terms will govern any purchases you make through the online stores located on our various Website. These Additional Terms will be posted on the relevant portions of our Website or on the portions of our Website that describe the specific promotions, Content, or activities. These Additional Terms are part of this Agreement, and you agree to comply with them when you participate in those promotions, purchase items from our online stores, or otherwise engage in activities governed by such Additional Terms.
20. Modification and Discontinuation
We reserve the right at any time to modify, edit, delete, suspend or discontinue, temporarily or permanently the Service or any of our Website (or any portion thereof) with or without notice. You agree that we will not be liable to you or to any third party for any such modification, editing, deletion, suspension or discontinuance of the Service or our Website.
21. Entire Agreement
22. Choice of Law and Forum
This Agreement and the relationship between you and RTCElectronics shall be governed by the laws of the Province of Ontario without regard to its conflict of law provisions. You and RTCElectronics agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located within the city of Toronto ,
23. Waiver and Severability of Terms
The failure of RTCElectronics to exercise or enforce any right or provision of this Agreement shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of this Agreement is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties’ intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of this Agreement remain in full force and effect.
24. Statute of Limitations
You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of the Website, the Service or this Agreement must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred.
These terms of service were last updated on July 19 2012 .