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Terms of Use 

Please read these Terms of Use ("Terms") carefully before using this web site.

This web site ("Site") is provided by SimplexGrinnell LP ("SimplexGrinnell") and may be used for informational purposes only. By using the site or downloading materials from the site, you agree to abide by the Terms set forth herein. If you do not agree to abide by these Terms, please do not use or view the Site or download materials from the Site.

Upon our belief that your conduct fails to conform to these Terms, SimplexGrinnell, in its sole discretion and without notice, reserves the right to block your access to this Site, to investigate and to involve and cooperate with law enforcement authorities, and to pursue a civil action or criminal prosecution for any alleged or actual illegal activities involving this Site.

Limited License
Subject to the Terms set forth herein, SimplexGrinnell grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited right to access, use and display this site and the materials thereon.  SimplexGrinnell may revoke this right at any time, with or without notice, for any reason or for no reason.  You agree not to interrupt or attempt to interrupt the operation of the site in any way.

SimplexGrinnell authorizes you to view and download the information ("Materials") at this Site only for your personal, non-commercial use. This authorization is not a transfer of title in the Materials or copies of the Materials but only permission to use under the provisions of this Terms of Use and is subject to the following restrictions:

  1. You must retain, on all copies of the Materials downloaded, all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the Materials;
  2. You may not modify the Materials in any way or reproduce or publicly display, perform, or distribute or otherwise use them for any public or commercial purpose; and 
  3. You must not transfer the Materials to any other person unless you give them notice of, and they agree to accept, the obligations arising under these Terms.

You agree to abide by all additional restrictions displayed on the Site as it may be updated from time to time without notice, and that you are obligated to review the Terms before any use of the Site. This Site, including all Materials, is copyrighted and protected by worldwide copyright laws and treaty provisions. You agree to comply with all trademark, copyright and other laws worldwide in your use of this Site and to prevent any unauthorized copying of the Materials. Except as expressly provided herein, SimplexGrinnell does not grant any express or implied right to you of any patents, trademarks, copyrights or trade secret information.

Copyrights
All content in the Site (“Content”) is subject to copyright protection and it is either owned or used with permission by SimplexGrinnell.  SimplexGrinnell disclaims any representation or warranty that your unauthorized use of Content will not infringe upon rights of third parties not owned by or affiliated with SimplexGrinnell. 

Except as set forth in this User Agreement or in the text of this Website, you may not reproduce, distribute, publish, transmit, modify, adapt, translate, display, distribute, sell, license, publicly perform, prepare derivative works based upon, or otherwise use or exploit the Content. You may download one copy of portions of the Content in temporary storage on one personal computer for your personal, non-commercial, non-political, and non-networked viewable use only, provided you do not delete or change any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary notices. The foregoing limited right does not give you any ownership of any Content.  Except as expressly provided above, nothing contained in this Terms of Use agreement may be construed as conferring to you (by implication, estoppel, or otherwise) any license or right to any Content under any copyright or any other intellectual property right, law or statute.

SimplexGrinnell respects the intellectual property rights of others. If you believe that your work has been infringed by means of an improper posting or distribution of it via this Site, please send SimplexGrinnell a written notice that includes all of the following:

  1. A legend or subject line that says: “DMCA Copyright Infringement Notice”;
  2. A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed or if multiple copyright works, a representative list of such works;
  3. Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of the infringing activity that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and the URL of the site and a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on that site;
  4. Yyour address, telephone number, and e-mail address;
  5. A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the alleged infringing material is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
  6. A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that all the information in your notice is accurate, and that you are the copyright owner (or, if you are not the copyright owner, then your statement must indicate that you are authorized to act on the behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed); and,
  7. Your electronic or physical signature.


SimplexGrinnell will only receive DMCA notices by mail, or e-mail at the addresses below:

By Mail:

Tyco I & S – North America
6600 Congress Avenue
Boca Raton, FL 33487  /  USA
Attention:  Law Department / IP Counsel
eFax - 561-892-7854


By E-Mail:

ask.sglaw@simplexgrinnell.com

SimplexGrinnell may elect to not respond to DMCA notices that do not comply with all of the foregoing requirements, and SimplexGrinnell may elect to remove allegedly infringing material that comes to its attention via notices that do not comply with the DMCA. The administrator or owner of an affected site that is the subject of a DMCA Copyright Infringement Notice or the provider of any affected content may make a counter notification pursuant to Section 512 of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, and after receipt of such has counter notification, SimplexGrinnell may reinstate the material or link in question.

Trademarks
The trademarks, logos, and service marks displayed on this Website are owned by SimplexGrinnell, or its subsidiaries, affiliates, parent companies, and others (collectively “Trademarks”). All Trademarks not owned by SimplexGrinnell are the property of their respective owners, and are used with permission or allowed under applicable laws. Nothing contained on this Website may be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any right or license to use any Trademark.  You are on notice that any misuse of the Trademarks is strictly prohibited and SimplexGrinnell will aggressively enforce its intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law, including pursuit of criminal prosecution wherever necessary.

Disclaimer
THE MATERIALS MAY CONTAIN INACCURACIES AND TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. SIMPLEXGRINNELL DOES NOT WARRANT THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THE MATERIALS OR THE RELIABILITY OF ANY ADVICE, OPINION, STATEMENT OR OTHER INFORMATION DISPLAYED OR DISTRIBUTED THROUGH THE SITE. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT ANY RELIANCE ON ANY SUCH OPINION, ADVICE, STATEMENT, MEMORANDUM, OR INFORMATION SHALL BE AT YOUR SOLE RISK. SIMPLEXGRINNELL RESERVES THE RIGHT, IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION, TO CORRECT ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY PORTION OF THE SITE. SIMPLEXGRINNELL MAY MAKE ANY OTHER CHANGES TO THE SITE, THE MATERIALS AND THE PRODUCTS, PROGRAMS, SERVICES OR PRICES (IF ANY) DESCRIBED IN THE SITE AT ANY TIME WITHOUT NOTICE.

THIS SITE AND THE INFORMATION AND MATERIALS ON THE SITE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT ANY REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, RELIABITY, ACCURACY, VALIDITY, TIMELINESS, USEFULNESS. COMPLETENESS NONINFRINGEMENT, OR FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE. SIMPLEXGRINNELL ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILTY AND SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO, OR ANY VIRUSES THAT MAY INFECT, YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT RESULTING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO OUR US OF THIS SITE, OR DOWNLOADING ANY INFORMATION FROM THIS SITE.  SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW FOR THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

Third Party Sites
As a convenience to you, SimplexGrinnell may provide, on this Site, links to Web sites operated by other entities. If you use these sites, you will leave this Site. If you decide to visit any linked site, you do so at your own risk and it is your responsibility to take all protective measures to guard against viruses or other destructive elements. SimplexGrinnell makes no warranty or representation regarding, and does not endorse, any linked Web sites or the information appearing thereon or any of the products or services described thereon. Links do not imply that SimplexGrinnell or this Site sponsors, endorses, is affiliated or associated with, or is legally authorized to use any trademark, trade name, logo or copyright symbol displayed in or accessible through the links, or that any linked site is authorized to use any trademark, trade name, logo or copyright symbol of SimplexGrinnell or any of its affiliates or subsidiaries.

External Links to the Site
All links to the Site must be approved in writing by SimplexGrinnell, except that SimplexGrinnell consents to links in which:

  1. the link is a text-only link containing only the name "SimplexGrinnell";
  2. the link "points" only to www.simplexgrinnell.com and not to deeper pages; 
  3. the link, when activated by a user, displays the Site's homepage in a full-screen and in a fully operable and navigable browser window and not within a "frame" on the linked website; and
  4. the appearance, position, and other aspects of the link may neither create the false appearance that an entity or its activities or products are associated with or sponsored by SimplexGrinnell nor damage or dilute the goodwill associated with the name and trademarks of SimplexGrinnell or its Affiliates.

SimplexGrinnell reserves the right to immediately, without prior notice, revoke this consent to link to the Site at any time in its sole discretion.

Information Provided By You
Any personally identifiable information you may provide to SimplexGrinnell via this Site is protected by the Privacy Policy associated with this Site. SimplexGrinnell does not want you to, and you should not, send any confidential or proprietary information to SimplexGrinnell via the Site. You agree that any information or materials that you or individuals acting on your behalf provide to SimplexGrinnell will not be considered confidential or proprietary. By providing any such information or materials to SimplexGrinnell, you grant to SimplexGrinnell an unrestricted, irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, display, publicly perform, transmit and distribute such information and materials, and you further agree that SimplexGrinnell is free to use any ideas, concepts or know-how that you or individuals acting on your behalf provide to SimplexGrinnell. You further recognize that SimplexGrinnell does not want you to, and you warrant that you shall not, provide any information or materials to SimplexGrinnell that is defamatory, threatening, obscene, harassing, or otherwise unlawful, or that incorporates the proprietary material of another.

Review of Communications 
SimplexGrinnell reserves the right, but has no obligation, to review communications and materials posted or uploaded to the Site, and to block or remove communications or materials that it determines to be (a) abusive, defamatory, or obscene, (b) fraudulent, deceptive, or misleading, (c) in violation of a copyright, trademark or other intellectual property rights of another, or (d) offensive, objectionable or otherwise unacceptable to SimplexGrinnell at its sole discretion.

Indemnity and Limitations of Damages
You shall indemnify and hold harmless SimplexGrinnell, its officers, directors, shareholders, subsidiaries, and employees from and against any and all costs, damages, liabilities, and expenses (including attorneys' fees) incurred in relation to, arising from, or for the purpose of avoiding or settling, any claim or demand from a third party that your use of the Site violates any applicable law or regulation, or the rights of any third party.

IN NO EVENT SHALL SIMPLEXGRINNELL OR ANY OF ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, SHAREHOLDERS, SUBSIDIARIES, OR EMPLOYEES BE LIABLE TO ANY ENTITY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR OTHER DAMAGES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY LOST PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF INFORMATION OR PROGRAMS OR OTHER DATA ON YOUR INFORMATION HANDLING SYSTEM) THAT ARE RELATED TO THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE CONTENT, MATERIALS, AND FUNCTIONS OF THE SITE OR ANY LINKED WEBSITE, EVEN IF SIMPLEXGRINNELL IS EXPRESSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

Changes
SimplexGrinnell reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change, modify, add or remove any portion of these Terms, in whole or in part, at any time, without notice. Changes in this Agreement will be effective when notice of such change is posted. Your continued use of the Site after any changes to these Terms are posted will be considered acceptance of those changes.

SimplexGrinnell may terminate, change, suspend or discontinue any aspect of the Site, including the availability of any features of the Site, at any time. SimplexGrinnell may also impose limits on certain features and services or restrict your access to parts of or the entire Site without notice or liability. SimplexGrinnell may terminate the authorization, rights and license given above and, upon such termination, you shall immediately destroy all Materials.

International Users and Choice of Law
This Site is operated and administered from within the United States of America. If you access this Site from a location outside of the United States, you are responsible for compliance with all your local laws. These Terms and Conditions of use shall be governed by the laws of the State of New York, without giving effect to its conflict of laws provisions. You agree to submit to the jurisdiction of the courts located in the State of New York, for the resolution of all disputes arising from or related to these Terms and/or your use of the Site.

Entire Agreement and Causes of Action
These Terms constitute the entire agreement between SimplexGrinnell and you with respect to your use of the Site. Any cause of action you may have with respect to your use of the Site must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises. If for any reason a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision of the Agreement or portion thereof, to be unenforceable, that provision shall be enforced to the maximum extent permissible so as to effect the intent of the Agreement, and the remainder of this Agreement shall continue in full force and effect.