Terms of Service, Usage and Legal Conditions
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By using this site, you signify your Assent and Agreement to these Terms of Service and Usage Conditions. If you do not agree to these Terms of Service and Usage Conditions, do not use the site.
Restrictions on Use of Materials
Content displayed on, downloadable from, emailed or physically delivered in conjunction with Patterson Food Products-associated websites is copyrighted and all rights are explicitly reserved. Text, graphics, databases, HTML code, and other intellectual property are protected by US and international copyright laws, and may not be copied, reprinted, published, re-engineered, translated, hosted, or otherwise distributed by any means without explicit permission of the respective copyright owner. All of the trademarks on this site are trademarks of Patterson Food Products or of other owners used with their permission or in accordance with fair usage regulations and conventions.
Database Ownership, License, and Use
Patterson Food Products is the owner of the copyright of the database(s) of links to articles and resources available from time to time through their websites and their contributors reserves all rights thereto, and no intellectual property rights are conferred by this agreement.
Patterson Food Products grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable license to use database(s) accessible to you subject to these Terms of Service and Usage Conditions. The database(s) may be used only for viewing information or for extracting information to the extent described below.
You agree to use information obtained from Patterson Food Products databases only for your own private use or the internal purposes of your home or business, provided that is not the selling or brokering of information, and in no event cause or permit to be published, printed, downloaded, transmitted, distributed, re-engineered, or reproduced in any form any part of the databases (whether directly or in condensed, selective or tabulated form) whether for resale, republishing, redistribution, viewing, or otherwise.
Nevertheless, you may on an occasional limited basis download or print out individual pages of information that have been individually selected, to meet a specific, identifiable need for information which is for your personal use only, or is for use in your business only internally, on a confidential basis. You may make such limited number of duplicates of any output, both in machine-readable or hard copy form, as may be reasonable for these purposes only. Nothing herein shall authorize you to create any database, directory or hard copy publication of or from the databases, whether for internal or external distribution or use.
The content and other components of Patterson Food Products-associated websites are provided "as is" and without warranties of any kind either express or implied. Patterson Food Products disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Patterson Food Products does not warrant that the functions contained in their associated websites will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that their sites or the server(s) that makes them available are free of viruses or other harmful components. Patterson Food Products does not warrant or make any representations regarding the use or the results of the use of the content in this site in terms of their correctness, accuracy, reliability, or otherwise. You (and not Patterson Food Products or their associated companies) assume the entire cost of all necessary servicing, repair or correction. Applicable law may not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so the above exclusion may not apply to you.
Under no circumstances, including, but not limited to, negligence, shall Patterson Food Products or their associated companies be liable for any special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, the content or components in or on their associated websites, even if Patterson Food Products or a Patterson Food Products-authorized representative has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Applicable law may not allow the limitation or exclusion of liability or incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you. In no event shall Patterson Food Products total liability to you for all damages, losses, and causes of action (whether in contract, tort, including but not limited to, negligence or otherwise) exceed the amount paid by you, if any, for accessing this site.
Content displayed on, downloadable from, emailed or physically delivered in conjunction with Patterson Food Products-associated websites was compiled with great care and was believed to be accurate at the time it was compiled. Changes may be made at any time without prior notice. All content displayed on, downloadable from, emailed or physically delivered in conjunction with Patterson Food Products-associated websites is to be used for informational purposes only. The content displayed on, downloadable from, emailed or physically delivered in conjunction with Patterson Food Products-associated websites and pages within, is not intended to provide specific legal, financial, tax, or medical advice, or any other advice, whatsoever, for any individual or company, and should not be relied upon in that regard. The services described on Patterson Food Products-associated websites are only offered in jurisdictions where they may be legally offered. Content displayed on, downloadable from, emailed or physically delivered in conjunction with Patterson Food Products-associated websites is not all-inclusive, and is limited to information that is made available to Patterson Food Products and such information should not be relied upon as all-inclusive or necessarily accurate.
Links and Marks
Patterson Food Products is not necessarily affiliated with websites that may be linked to their associated websites and is not responsible for the content of third-party websites. The linked sites are for your convenience only, and you access them at your own risk. Links to other websites or references to products, services or publications other than those of Patterson Food Products, their subsidiaries and affiliates at their associated websites do not imply the endorsement or approval of such websites, products, services or publications by Patterson Food Products or their subsidiaries and affiliates.
Certain names, graphics, logos, icons, designs, words, titles or phrases at Patterson Food Products-associated websites may constitute trade names, trademarks or service marks of Patterson Food Products or of other entities. The display of trademarks on Patterson Food Products-associated websites does not imply that a license of any kind has been granted to him by the owners of such trademarks. Any unauthorized downloading, re-transmission, or other copying of modification of trademarks and/or the contents herein may be a violation of federal common law trademark and/or copyright laws and could subject the copier to legal action.
Confidentiality of Codes, Passwords and Information
You agree to treat as strictly private and confidential any subscriber code, username, user ID, or password that you may have received from Patterson Food Products, their affiliates and subsidiaries, and all information to which you have access through password-protected areas of Patterson Food Products websites, and will not cause or permit any such information to be communicated, copied or otherwise divulged to any other person whatsoever.
Other Legal Conditions
These Terms of Service and Usage Conditions shall apply to every access to Patterson Food Products-associated websites. Patterson Food Products reserves the right to issue revisions to these Terms of Service and Usage Conditions by publishing a revised version of this document on this site. That version shall then apply to all use by you following the date of publication. Each access of information from Patterson Food Products-associated websites shall be a separate, discrete transaction based on the then prevailing terms.
Content displayed on, downloadable from, emailed or physically delivered in conjunction with Patterson Food Products-associated websites may refer to certain individuals, companies or other entities. Such references represent the sole editorial opinions of Patterson Food Products and are offered purely for educational purposes only. Any perceived slight of such individuals, companies or other entities contained in content displayed on, downloadable from, emailed or physically delivered in conjunction with Patterson Food Products-associated websites is strictly unintentional. Any individual, company or other entity referenced in content displayed on, downloadable from, emailed or physically delivered in conjunction with Patterson Food Products-associated websites may offer an opinion contrary to that of Patterson Food Products and, upon request, such opinion shall be incorporated into any content displayed on, downloadable from, emailed or physically delivered in conjunction with such reference to that individual, company or other entity.
These Terms of Service and Usage Conditions and the license granted may not be assigned or sublet by you without Patterson Food Products written consent in advance.
These Terms of Service and Usage Conditions shall be governed by, construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the State of Texas, as it is applied to agreements entered into and to be performed entirely within such jurisdiction.
To the extent you have in any manner violated or threatened to violate Patterson Food Products and/or their affiliates’ intellectual property rights, Patterson Food Products and/or their affiliates may seek injunctive or other appropriate relief in any state or federal court in the State of Texas, and you consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in such courts.
Any other disputes will be resolved as follows:
If a dispute arises under this agreement, we agree to first try to resolve it with the help of a mutually agreed-upon mediator in the following location: Tarrant County, Texas. Any costs and fees other than attorney fees associated with the mediation will be shared equally by each of us.
If it proves impossible to arrive at a mutually satisfactory solution through mediation, we agree to submit the dispute to binding arbitration at the following location: Tarrant County, Texas, under the rules of the American Arbitration Association. Judgment upon the award rendered by the arbitration may be entered in any court with jurisdiction to do so.
If any provision of this agreement is void or unenforceable in whole or in part, the remaining provisions of this Agreement shall not be affected thereby.
These Terms of Service and Usage Conditions agreement are effective until terminated by either party. You may terminate this agreement at any time by destroying all materials obtained from any and all websites associated with Patterson Food Products and all related documentation and all copies and installations thereof, whether made under the terms of this agreement or otherwise. This agreement will terminate immediately without notice at Patterson Food Products sole discretion, should you fail to comply with any term or provision of this agreement. Upon termination, you must destroy all materials obtained from all websites associated with Patterson Food Products and all copies thereof, whether made under the terms of this agreement or otherwise.