Quaker HoughtonTM Legal Notice

Terms of Use and Legal Information

Welcome to the Quaker Chemical Corporation D/B/A Quaker Houghton (“Quaker Houghton”) website (the “Website”), utilized for informational purposes only.  Access to and use of the information contained in this Website is subject to and governed exclusively by the terms and conditions outlined below, as well as the Privacy Statement on the Website and all applicable laws.

The Website is an online information service provided by Quaker Houghton and its affiliates and subsidiaries and is subject to your compliance with the terms and conditions set forth below.  Please read this Legal Notice carefully before using the Website and also review from time to time to ensure your familiarity with the most recent version of the instant Legal Notice.  By using the Website, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions outlined below.  Quaker Houghton may modify this Legal Notice at any time, and such modification shall be effective immediately upon posting of the modified Legal Notice.  Your continued use of the Website following such changes signifies your acceptance of the revised terms and conditions.    Quaker Houghton also reserves the right, at any time and for any reason, to deny your access to the Website or any portion thereof and to terminate this Legal Notice.  Termination will be effective without notice.  You agree that notice of changes to these terms and conditions posted on the Website constitutes reasonable and sufficient notice.

Copyright, Licenses, and Idea Submissions

Except for personal data, which shall be governed by the Privacy Statement, any information or material received from you shall be deemed to have been provided by you and received by Quaker Houghton on a non-confidential basis.  By using the Website, you consent to the Company’s collection and use of personal data as outlined in the Privacy Statement.

The entire contents of the Website are copyrighted under the United States copyright laws. The owner of the copyright is Quaker Houghton. Except as expressly provided in this section of these terms and conditions, Quaker Houghton does not grant any express or implied rights to you.  You may print and download portions of material from the different areas of the Website solely for your own noncommercial use. You may make: (a) one machine-readable copy, (b) one backup copy, and (c) one print copy of any portions of material downloaded from the different areas of the Website solely for your noncommercial use. Any other copying, retransmission, or publication of any downloaded material is strictly prohibited without the express written consent of Quaker Houghton. You agree not to modify or delete any proprietary notices from materials downloaded from the Website, as doing so constitutes a violation of copyright and other proprietary rights of Quaker Houghton. Quaker Houghton’s presentation of information on the Website does not confer any proprietary or other rights in its trademarks, trade names, copyrights, patents, or other proprietary rights or information nor is it intended to infringe patent rights or intellectual property rights held by others.

Actual or attempted unauthorized use of the Website may result in criminal and/or civil prosecution. For your protection, Quaker Houghton reserves the right to view, monitor, and record activity on the Website without notice or further permission from you. Any information obtained by monitoring, reviewing, or recording is subject to review by law enforcement organizations in connection with the investigation or prosecution of possible criminal activity on the Website. Quaker Houghton will also comply with all court orders involving requests for such information.

You agree to grant to Quaker Houghton a nonexclusive, royalty-free, worldwide, irrevocable, transferable perpetual license, with the right to sublicense, reproduce, modify, distribute, transmit, create derivative works of, publicly display, and publicly perform any materials and other information (including, without limitation, ideas contained therein for new or improved products and services) you submit to public areas of the Website, such as bulletin boards, forums, and news groups, by all means and in any media now known or hereafter developed. You agree that you shall have no recourse against Quaker Houghton for any alleged or actual infringement or misappropriation of any proprietary right in your communications to us.

Trademarks and Patents

Quaker Houghton, the Quaker Houghton logo and all brand names, company names, service marks, logos and trade dress of Quaker Houghton, or its subsidiaries, affiliates or licensors (the “Marks”) are trademarks or registered trademarks of Quaker Houghton or its subsidiaries, affiliates or licensors in the U.S. and other countries. Other brand names, company names, service marks, logos and trade dress may be trademarks or service marks of others. Your use of the Marks on this Website in any manner other than as authorized in these terms and conditions, or as authorized in writing by Quaker Houghton, is strictly prohibited. The Website may also include the product and company names, as well as logos, of third parties. Such third-party designations are the trade/service marks of their respective owners, and may not be used without the prior written permission of their respective owners.

Quaker Houghton does not warrant against infringement of patents of third parties by reason of any uses made of the product in combination with other material or in the operation for any process; purchaser assumes all risks of patent infringement by reason of any such use, combination, or operation. Quaker Houghton is owner or licensee of several United States patents related to products of Quaker Houghton. Quaker Houghton’s products described herein may be covered by one or more United States patents, by pending patent applications or applications in other countries.

Third Party Internet Websites

Quaker Houghton may, from time to time, provide links and pointers at the Website to Internet sites of third parties (“Third Party Sites”).  These links and pointers to Third Party Sites are provided as a convenience only.  Quaker Houghton has not reviewed, and does not operate or control, in any respect, any information, products, or services available on Third Party Sites, and Quaker Houghton is not responsible for any information provided at any Third Party Sites.  Quaker Houghton makes no representations and provides no warranties whatsoever concerning Third Party Sites (including any content of such sites), and the fact that Quaker Houghton has provided a link to any Third Party Site on the Website does not constitute an endorsement, authorization, sponsorship, or affiliation by Quaker Houghton with respect to such Third Party Sites, its owners, providers, or any products or services mentioned or offered at the Third Party Site.  Quaker Houghton expressly disclaims any responsibility for the content, the accuracy of the information, and/or quality of products or services provided by, advertised on, or sold through all Third Party Sites.

Timeliness of Information

All press releases and other information contained in the Website were, to the best of Quaker Houghton’s knowledge, timely and accurate when issued.  However, the passage of time can render content stale and/or outdated, and Quaker Houghton is not responsible for any misconceptions or misinterpretations which may result from the reading of dated material.  It is the reader’s responsibility to carefully check the dates of issuance of the information contained in the Website.

Use of the Website, Content, and Liability Disclaimer

QUAKER HOUGHTON DOES NOT GUARANTEE OR WARRANT THAT THE WEBSITE WILL BE FREE OF INFECTION, BUGS, VIRUSES, WORMS, TROJAN HORSES, ERRORS, PROBLEMS, OR OTHER CODE MANIFESTING DESTRUCTIVE OR CONTAMINATING TIES.  QUAKER HOUGHTON ASSUMES NO LIABILITY AND SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS WITH RESPECT TO THE FUNCTIONING OF OR THE CONTENT AT THE WEBSITE AND RESERVES THE RIGHT TO MAKE CHANGES TO THIS WEBSITE AT ANY TIME WITHOUT NOTICE.  YOU ASSUME FULL AND TOTAL RESPONSIBILITY AND RISK FOR YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE AND THE INTERNET.  QUAKER HOUGHTON DOES NOT MAKE ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, REPRESENTATIONS, OR ENDORSEMENTS WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, WARRANTIES OF TITLE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT, OR THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE) WITH REGARD TO THE WEBSITE, ANY MERCHANDISE, INFORMATION, OR SERVICE PROVIDED THROUGH THE WEBSITE OR ON THE INTERNET GENERALLY, NOR SHALL QUAKER HOUGHTON BE LIABLE FOR ANY COST OR DAMAGE ARISING EITHER DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY FROM ANY SUCH TRANSACTION.  QUAKER HOUGHTON DOESNOT WARRANT THAT THE WEBSITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, OR THAT SUCH DEFECTS IN THE WEBSITE WILL BE CORRECTED.  ADDITIONALLY, QUAKER HOUGHTON DOES NOT WARRANT THE ACCURACY, CURRENCY, RELIABILITY, OR COMPLETENESS OF ANY INFORMATION, TEXT, GRAPHICS, LINKS, OR OTHER ITEMS CONTAINED AT THE WEBSITE.  ACCORDINGLY, THE WEBSITE AND ALL RELATED CONTENT ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS,” “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS AND WITHOUT WARRANT OF ANY KIND.

QUAKER HOUGHTON DISCLAIMS ALL RESPONSIBILITY OR LIABILITY FOR ANY DAMAGES CAUSED BY VIRUSES CONTAINED WITHIN THE ELECTRONIC FILES AT THE WEBSITE.  IN NO EVENT SHALL QUAKER HOUGHTON BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, AND IN PARTICULAR SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR i) SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR INDIRECT DAMAGES, OR DAMAGES FOR LOST PROFITS, LOSS OF REVENUE, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF PROGRAMS OR INFORMATION, OR LOSS OF USE AND THE LIKE ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE WEBSITE, OR ANY INFORMATION OR TRANSACTION PROVIDED ON THE WEBSITE OR DOWNLOADED FROM THE WEBSITE, EVEN IF QUAKER HOUGHTON, OR ITS AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVESE, HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE, OR ii) ANY CLAIM ATTRIBUTABLE TO ERRORS, OMISSIONS, OR OTHER INACCURACIES IN THE WEBSITE AND/OR MATERIALS OR INFORMATION DOWNLOADED THROUGH THE WEBSITE.  THE INFORMATION OUTLINED ABOVE APPLIES WHETHER SUCH DAMAGES ARISE IN CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, TORT, UNDER STATUTE, IN EQUITY, AT LAW, OR OTHERWISE.

You use the Internet solely at your own risk and subject to all applicable local, state, national, and international laws and regulations. Quaker Houghton is not responsible for the security of any information transmitted via the Internet, the accuracy of the information contained on the Website, or for the consequences of any reliance on such information. Without limiting the generality of anything set forth above, Quaker Houghton shall have no liability for interruptions or omissions in Internet, network or hosting services. You assume the sole and complete risk of using this Website.

Operating Policies

You agree to comply with the Policies set forth in this Legal Notice which govern your activity in connection with the Website, which Quaker Houghton may amend from time to time.

Your participation in online communications occurs in real time and is not edited, censored, or otherwise controlled by Quaker Houghton. Quaker Houghton cannot and does not screen content provided by users of the Website. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Quaker Houghton reserves the right to monitor content on the Website and to remove content which Quaker Houghton, in its sole discretion, determines to be harmful, offensive, or otherwise in violation of these Policies. In order to maintain an informative and valuable service that meets the needs of the users of the Website and avoids the harm that can result from disseminating statements that are false, malicious, or otherwise harmful, or that violate the rights of others, it is necessary to establish the following rules to protect against abuse:

(i) You may not post or transmit any message anonymously or under a false name.

(ii) You may not post or transmit any message, data, image, or program that would   violate the property rights of others, including unauthorized copyrighted text, images or programs, trade secrets or other confidential proprietary information, and trademarks or service marks used in an infringing fashion.

(iii) You may not post or transmit any message that is libelous, defamatory, or that discloses private or personal matters concerning any person. You may not post or transmit any message, data, image, or program that is indecent, obscene, or pornographic.

(iv) You may not interfere with other users of the Website.

(v) You may not post or transmit any file that contains viruses, worms, Trojan horses, or any other contaminating or destructive features.

(vi) You may not post or transmit any message that is harmful, threatening, abusive, or hateful.

Indemnification

You alone are responsible for your actions and the actions of any person using your username and/or password.  As such, you agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Quaker Houghton and its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, and suppliers from and against all losses, expenses, damages, and costs, including reasonable attorney’s fees, resulting from any violation of this Legal Notice or any activity related to your use of the Website, including negligent or wrongful conduct, by you or any other person accessing the Website using your Website account.

Third-Party Rights

The provisions of this Legal Notice are for the benefit of Quaker Houghton and its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, suppliers, and any third-party information providers to the Website. Each of these individuals or entities shall have the right to assert and enforce those provisions directly against you on its own behalf.

Miscellaneous

This Legal Notice shall all be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania applicable to agreements made and to be performed in Pennsylvania. You agree that any legal action or proceeding between Quaker Houghton and you for any purpose concerning this Legal Notice or the parties’ obligations hereunder shall be brought exclusively in a federal or state court of competent jurisdiction sitting in Pennsylvania. Any cause of action or claim you may have with respect to the Website must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises or such claim or cause of action is barred. Quaker Houghton’s failure to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of this Legal Notice shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right. Quaker Houghton may assign its rights and duties under this Legal Notice to any party at any time without notice to you.

Term & Termination

This Agreement may be terminated by Quaker Houghton without notice at any time for any reason. The provisions of above paragraphs detailing Use of the Website, Operating Policies, Copyright, Trademark and Patents, Third Party Websites, Indemnification, Third Party Rights, and Miscellaneous shall survive any termination of this Legal Notice.

Entire Agreement

These terms and conditions, along with the Privacy Statement, constitute the entire and only agreement between Quaker Houghton and you and supersede any and all prior contemporaneous agreements, representations, warranties, and understandings concerning the subject matter of these terms and conditions and Privacy Statement.

QUAKER CHEMICAL CORPORATION

D/B/A QUAKER HOUGHTON
One Quaker Park, 901 Hector Street,
Conshohocken, PA 19428

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