Quaker HoughtonTMLegal 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 P