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Terms and Conditions of Use

THIS SITE AND RELATED SERVICES ARE PROVIDED SUBJECT TO YOUR COMPLIANCE WITH THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS SET FORTH BELOW. PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION CAREFULLY. YOUR CONTINUED USE OF THIS SITE WILL INDICATE YOUR AGREEMENT TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS SET FORTH BELOW. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, PROMPTLY EXIT THIS SITE.

LAWS AND REGULATIONS:  Access and use of this Site is subject to all applicable international, federal, state and local laws and regulations. You agree not to use the Site in any way which violates such laws or regulations.

PRIVACY:  Protecting the privacy of the users of the Site is important to ARA. ARA’s Privacy Policy describes how we use and protect information you provide to us.

COPYRIGHT AND TRADEMARKS:  The information available on or through this Site is the property of ARA or its licensors, and is protected by copyright, trademark and other intellectual property laws. You may not modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, publish, sell, license, create derivative works or otherwise use any information available on or through this Site for commercial or public purposes absent ARA’s express written permission to do so. The phrases “ARA INSURANCE SERVICES;” “RENTECH TRAINING FOR THE RENTAL PROFESSIONAL;” “ARA RENTAL U;” “RENTALHQ.COM;” “RENTING: THE SMART WAY TO GET THINGS DONE;” “NEED IT? RENT IT!” “The Rental Show” and the logos “ARA;” “ARA INSURANCE SERVICES;” “THE RENTAL SHOW;” “CERTIFIED EVENT RENTAL PROFESSIONAL CERP;” “ARA AMERICAN RENTAL ASSOCIATION” are servicemarks of ARA registered with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. All other trademarks, servicemarks and logos used in this site are the marks of their respective owners.  You may not use the trademarks or logos on this Site for any purpose without the written permission of ARA or such third party that may own the trademark. Questions concerning trademark ownership, usage, or infringement should be directed to ARA at contact@ararental.org.
 
TAMPERING:  You agree not to modify, move, add to, delete or otherwise tamper with the information contained in the Site. You also agree not to decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble or unlawfully use or reproduce any of the software, copyrighted or trademarked material, trade secrets or other proprietary information contained in the Site.

THIRD PARTY INFORMATION:  Although ARA monitors the information on the Site, some of the information is supplied by independent third parties. While ARA makes every effort to insure the accuracy of all information on the Site, ARA makes no warranty as to the accuracy of any such information.

LINKS OR POINTERS TO OTHER SITES:  ARA makes no representations whatsoever about any other Web site that you may access through this Site. When you access a non-ARA Web site, please understand that it is independent from ARA and that ARA has no control over the content on that Web site. In addition, a hyperlink to or frame of a non-ARA Web site does not mean that ARA endorses or accepts any responsibility for the content, or the use, of the linked site. It is up to you to take precautions to ensure that whatever you select for your use or download is free of such items as viruses, worms, Trojan horses and other items of a destructive nature.

SEND REQUEST FUNCTIONALITY:  ARA may provide users of this Site with the ability to send a request for rental reservation or information to a participating rental store (“Send Request Functionality”). ARA may choose, but is not obligated, to monitor the Send Request Functionality to assure proper working order and general customer satisfaction. You hereby waive any privacy right which may be affected by the Send Request Functionality. More information on Privacy Rights may be obtained by viewing this site’s Privacy Policy.

CONFIDENTIAL AND PROPRIETARY INFORMATION:  ARA does not want to receive confidential or proprietary information from you through the Site. Please note that for any information or material sent to ARA directly or through means of the Site, you grant ARA an unrestricted, irrevocable, world-wide, royalty free license to use, reproduce, display, perform, modify, transmit and distribute those materials or information, and you also agree that ARA is free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques that you send us for any purpose.

LINKS FROM THIRD PARTY SITES:  ARA prohibits unauthorized links to the Site and the framing of any information contained on the Site or any portion of the Site. ARA reserves the right to disable any unauthorized links or frames. ARA has no responsibility or liability for any material on other Web sites that may contain links to this Site.  If you desire to provide a hyperlink from your Web site to our Site, you must agree to be bound by the terms of our Hyperlink License Agreement.

NO ENDORSEMENT:  The articles, tools, links and other resources provided herein are solely for informational purposes and do not constitute an endorsement by ARA of any particular product or service.

SECURITY:  The security of information transmitted through the Internet can never be guaranteed. ARA is not responsible for any interception or interruption of any communications through the Internet or for changes to or losses of data. You are responsible for maintaining the security of any password, user ID or other form of authentication involved in obtaining access to password protected or secure areas of the Site. In order to protect you and your data, ARA may suspend your use of the Site without notice, pending an investigation, if any breach of security is suspected.

PASSWORD PROTECTED/SECURE AREAS:  Access to and use of password protected and/or secure areas of the Site is restricted to authorized users only. Unauthorized access to such areas is prohibited and may lead to criminal prosecution.

NO WARRANTIES:  INFORMATION AND DOCUMENTS PROVIDED ON THIS SITE ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. ARA DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THIS SITE, ITS SERVERS, OR E-MAIL SENT FROM ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. ARA USES REASONABLE EFFORTS TO INCLUDE ACCURATE AND UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION ON THIS SITE; ARA DOES NOT, HOWEVER, MAKE ANY WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS AS TO ITS ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS.  ARA PERIODICALLY ADDS, CHANGES, IMPROVES, OR UPDATES THE INFORMATION AND DOCUMENTS ON THIS SITE WITHOUT NOTICE. ARA ASSUMES NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THE CONTENT OF THIS SITE. YOUR USE OF THIS SITE CONSTITUTES YOUR EXPRESS AGREEMENT THAT USE OF THIS SITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY:  UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL ARA BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY LOST PROFITS OR DAMAGES FOR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF INFORMATION, PROGRAMS OR OTHER DATA) THAT RESULT FROM ACCESS TO, USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THIS SITE OR DUE TO ANY BREACH OF SECURITY ASSOCIATED WITH THE TRANSMISSION OF INFORMATION THROUGH THE INTERNET, EVEN IF ARA WAS PREVIOUSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

CERTAIN STATE LAWS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES. IF THESE LAWS APPLY TO YOU, SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS OR LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU AND YOU MIGHT HAVE ADDITIONAL RIGHTS.

CHOICE OF LAW AND VENUE:  These Terms and Conditions are entered into in the State of Illinois and shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Illinois, exclusive of its choice of law rules. Each party to these Terms and Conditions submits to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts sitting in the County of Rock Island in the State of Illinois and waives any jurisdictional, venue or inconvenient forum objections to such courts. In any action to enforce these Terms and Conditions, the prevailing party will be entitled to costs and attorney fees. In the event that any of the Terms and Conditions are held by a court or other tribunal of competent jurisdiction to be unenforceable, those provisions shall be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary so that these Terms and Conditions shall otherwise remain in full force and effect.

SITE POLICIES, MODIFICATION, AND SEVERABILITY: Please review our other policies, such as our Privacy Policy, posted on this Site. These policies also govern your visit to this Site. ARA reserves the right to make changes to our Site, policies and these Conditions of Use at any time. If any of these conditions shall be deemed invalid, void or for any reason unenforceable, that condition shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining condition.

OUR CONTACT INFORMATION:  American Rental Association, 1900 19th Street, Moline, IL 61265, Phone 800-334-2177, Fax 309-764-1533, E-mail contact@ararental.org.

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