Terms of Use

Except as otherwise provided in a written agreement signed by Steel House, Inc. (“Steel House”), these Terms of Use represent the entire understanding between you and Steel House regarding your use of www.steelhouse.com (the “Site”) and your submission of any materials to us. Steel House is providing you access to the Site subject to these Terms of Use and the steelhouse.com Privacy Policy. By accessing the Site, you signify your acceptance of these Terms of Use and your acceptance of the Privacy Policy. Steel House reserves the right, at any time, to modify, alter, update, or remove portions of these Terms of Use or the Privacy Policy, so please check them from time to time as your continued use of the Site signifies your acceptance of any changed terms. We will post any changes to these Terms of Use on this page so you can readily review the current version. We will alert you that changes have been made by indicating on the bottom of the Terms of Use the date it was last updated. If you are dissatisfied with these Terms of Use or the Privacy Policy, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue your use of the Site.

Personal and Non-Commercial Use Only

Unless otherwise specified in writing by Steel House, the Site is available for your personal and non-commercial use only. You may not copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer or sell any information, products or services obtained through this Site.

Disclaimer

ANY USE OF THE SITE IS AT YOUR OWN SOLE RISK. THE SITE AND ALL CONTENT CONTAINED WITHIN THE SITE IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS-IS” BASIS. STEEL HOUSE MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THOSE RELATED TO: (1) THE OPERATION OF THE SITE; (2) THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, OR SERVICES INCLUDED OR DESCRIBED THEREIN; AND (3) ANY INFORMATION SUBMITTED TO US THROUGH THE SITE. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, STEEL HOUSE DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE), REGARDING THE SITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY WARRANTIES RELATED TO THE OPERATION OF THE SITE, THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, AND SERVICES DESCRIBED THEREIN, AND ANY INFORMATION OR APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED THROUGH THE SITE. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, STEEL HOUSE DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE SITE OR ANY OF ITS FUNCTIONS WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THE SITE IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. STEEL HOUSE DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OF THE MATERIALS ON THE SITE OR THE SERVICES DESCRIBED THEREIN. YOU ARE ENTIRELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY CONTENT YOU UPLOAD, EMAIL OR OTHERWISE POST USING THE SITE.

Limitation of Liability

IN NO EVENT SHALL STEEL HOUSE BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION LOST PROFITS, LOSS OF USE, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, OR LOSS OF DATA, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE SITE, THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, OR MATERIALS DESCRIBED THEREIN, THE OPERATION OF THE SITE, ANY APPLICATION, INFORMATION, OR REQUEST SUBMITTED TO US THROUGH THE SITE, AND/OR THE SERVICES DESCRIBED THEREIN, EVEN IF STEEL HOUSE IS EXPRESSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. STEEL HOUSE’S LIABILITY TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY IN ANY CIRCUMSTANCE IS LIMITED TO A MAXIMUM OF $100.

Links

The Site may contain links to other Web sites on the Internet that are owned and operated by someone other than Steel House. Steel House provides these links solely as a convenience. The appearance of a link does not imply Steel House’s endorsement, nor is Steel House responsible for the content on any linked site. These Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy are applicable only when you are on the Site. Once you choose to link to another website, you will be bound by the terms of use and privacy statement applicable to such website. YOU ACCESS LINKED SITES AT YOUR OWN RISK AND UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL STEEL HOUSE BE LIABLE IN ANY WAY FOR ANY ASPECT OF ANY LINKED SITE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, LIABILITY FOR ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY CONTENT OR FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND INCURRED AS A RESULT OF THE USE OF ANY LINKED SITE.

Compliance with Laws

You agree to comply with all applicable laws, statutes, ordinances, and regulations regarding your use of the Site and your use of the services described therein. Steel House controls and operates this Site from its headquarters in the United States of America and makes no representations that the Site is appropriate or available for use in other locations. If you use this Site from outside of the United States of America, you are entirely responsible for compliance with local laws. Unless otherwise explicitly stated, all information or promotional materials found on this Site are solely directed to individuals, companies or other entities located in the United States.

Submissions

Steel House accepts personal information for use in compiling Steel House mailing lists through the Site. However, we do not want and cannot accept any requests, proposals, business plans, applications, ideas, suggestions or other materials that you consider to be confidential or proprietary. Except as otherwise agreed by Steel House in writing, all requests, proposals, business plans, applications, ideas, suggestions, comments, feedback, and other materials disclosed, submitted, or offered to Steel House, using the Site or otherwise, (collectively, “Submissions”) will not be treated as confidential or proprietary and Steel House will have no nondisclosure obligations or use prohibitions related to the Submissions. Steel House does not claim ownership of the Submissions; however, by posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you are granting Steel House, its affiliates and necessary sublicensees permission to use your Submission in connection with the operation of Steel House’ businesses, including without limitation the license rights to display, publish, reproduce, modify, transmit, sublicense, translate, create derivative works from, and distribute Submissions in any medium and through any method of distribution, transmission or display for any purpose whatsoever, commercial or otherwise, without compensation to you or anyone else. Steel House reserves the right to reject any Submission or request for information and to bar any user from the Site, for any reason, in Steel House’s sole discretion.

Posting on Forums

As a visitor to the Site, you may participate in any available communications forums to post information, suggestions, reviews, or comments about Steel House’s products or services. You agree you will not post any content on the Site that is illegal, obscene, threatening, defamatory, invasive of privacy, infringing of intellectual property rights or otherwise injurious to third parties or objectionable or that contains any software viruses, political campaigning, commercial solicitation, chain letters or any form of mass mailings or spam. Steel House reserves the right (but not the obligation) to remove or edit such content but does not regularly review posted content. Steel House takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for content posted by you or any third party. By posting a Submission you warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to your Submissions as described in these Terms of Use including, without limitation, all the rights necessary for you to provide, submit or post such Submissions. Steel House reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as Steel House deems necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in Steel House’s sole discretion. Materials uploaded to the Site may be subject to posted limitations on usage, reproduction and/or dissemination; you are responsible for adhering to such limitations if you download the materials.

No Unlawful or Prohibited Use; Indemnity

You warrant that you will not use the Site or any of the content obtained from the Site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms. You may not use the Site in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden or impair any Steel House server or the network(s) connected to any Steel House server, or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the Site. You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available through the Site, including without limitation through hacking or any other means. You will indemnify, defend and hold harmless Steel House, its subsidiaries and affiliates and their respective officers, employees and agents from any and all claims, demands, damages, costs and liabilities, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of the Site or any violation of these terms.

General Proprietary Rights

The Site is owned by Steel House and contains material that is derived in whole or in part from Steel House and other sources. The Site and its contents are protected by international copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property laws. You may not modify, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit or distribute in any way any material from the Site, including without limitation code or software, without Steel House’ express written permission.

Copyright

All designs, text, code, graphics, and interfaces, and the selection and arrangements thereof, on the Site are the property of Steel House, or Steel House’s content suppliers and licensors, and are protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. Prior permission to use, reproduce, or reprint any photograph, illustration, artwork, or other information or materials on the Site must be obtained from the copyright owner, regardless of the intended use. Any unauthorized use, reproduction or distribution of the designs, text, code, graphics, interfaces or other copyright protected works (whether marked as such or not) appearing on the Site is in violation of copyright, trademark, and other applicable laws and may result in severe criminal penalties and/or civil fines.

Trademarks

“Steel House” and all logos, designs and symbols associated with such terms are trademarks of Steel House, Inc. and/or its affiliates. They may not be used in connection with any product or service other than those offered by Steel House or its affiliates, in any manner that is likely to cause confusion, or in any manner that disparages or discredits Steel House or its affiliates. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

Notice of Potential Infringement

Pursuant to Title 17, United States Code, Section 512 (c)(2), notifications of claimed copyright infringement should be sent to webmaster@steelhouse.com.

Applicable Law

Steel House operates the Site from Los Angeles, California, United States of America. The laws applicable to the interpretation of these Terms of Use shall be the laws of the State of California without reference to its conflict of law provisions.

Disputes

You agree that any action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to these Terms of Use, the Site, and/or the services described herein shall be filed exclusively in the state or federal courts of Los Angeles County, California, USA, and you hereby consent and submit to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of such courts. No action arising under or relating to these Terms of Use may be brought by either party more than one year after the cause of action has accrued.

Termination

These Terms of Use shall remain in force until terminated by Steel House. Steel House may terminate the Terms of Use, or suspend your access to all or part of the Site, without notice, for any conduct that Steel House, in its sole discretion, determines to be disruptive or in violation of any applicable law or these Terms of Use. The provisions included herein regarding disclaimers, limitations of liabilities, Submissions, intellectual property rights, choice of law, and venue shall survive the termination of these Terms of Use.

Miscellaneous

If any provision of these Terms of Use shall be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from this agreement and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. All rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.