Legal Usage and Terms & Conditions
Last updated on June 2, 2020
Restrictions on Use and Ownership
All pages within this Site and any material made available for download are the property of WS and/or its affiliates or licensees. WS grants you a nonexclusive license to use the Site solely for your personal and job related commercial use. As a condition of your use of this Site, you warrant to WS that you will not use the Site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms and Conditions. If you breach any of these Terms and Conditions, your authorization to use this Site automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any downloaded or printed materials.
The contents of the Site, including the text and images, are copyrighted and may not be distributed, modified, reproduced, or used, in whole or in part, without the prior written consent of WS. WS customers are granted a personal, nontransferable, non-exclusive, revocable license to copy images from the Site for the purposes of only internal distribution and evaluating the purchase or possible purchase of products from WS. Notwithstanding the foregoing, no images or any content from the Site may be used by or for any competitors of WS, and may not be used in any manner competitive with or potentially detrimental to WS, or that may result in lost sales to WS. All uses of such images must clearly identify that the images are owned by WS, and the products depicted therein are products offered for sale by WS. The foregoing license may be revoked by WS at any time upon written notice to the customer.
Any rights not expressly granted by these Terms and Conditions or any applicable end user license agreements are reserved by WS and/or its vendors and licensors.
We reserve the right to withdraw or amend this Site, and any service or material we provide on the Site, in our sole discretion without notice. We will not be liable if for any reason all or any part of the Site is unavailable at any time or for any period. From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of the Site, or the entire Site, to users, including registered users, if any.
You may use the Site only for lawful purposes and in accordance with these Terms and Conditions. You agree not to use the Site:
- In any way that violates any applicable federal, state, local, or international law or regulation (including, without limitation, any laws regarding the export of data or software to and from the US or other countries).
- For the purpose of exploiting, harming, or attempting to exploit or harm minors in any way by exposing them to inappropriate content, asking for personally identifiable information, or otherwise.
- To transmit, or procure the sending of, any advertising or promotional, including any "junk mail," "chain letter," "spam," or any other similar solicitation.
- To impersonate or attempt to impersonate WS, a WS employee, another user, or any other person or entity, including, without limitation, by using email addresses associated with any of the foregoing.
- To engage in any other conduct that restricts or inhibits anyone's use or enjoyment of the Website, or which, as determined by us, may harm the WS or users of the Site, or expose them to liability.
Additionally, you agree not to:
- Use the Site in any manner that could disable, overburden, damage, or impair the site or interfere with any other party's use of the Site, including their ability to engage in real time activities through the Site.
- Use any robot, spider, or other automatic device, process, or means to access the Site for any purpose, including monitoring or copying any of the material on the Site.
- Use any manual process to monitor or copy any of the material on the Site, or for any other purpose not expressly authorized in these Terms and Conditions, without our prior written consent.
- Use any device, software, or routine that interferes with the proper working of the Site.
- Introduce any viruses, Trojan horses, worms, logic bombs, or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful.
- Attempt to gain unauthorized access to, interfere with, damage, or disrupt any parts of the Site, the server on which the Site is stored, or any server, computer, or database connected to the Site.
- Attack the Site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service attack.
- Otherwise attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Site.
Intellectual Property Rights Notice
The WS name, WS logo, and certain other icons, logos, and descriptions on the Site are trademarks and service marks of WS and/or its subsidiaries or affiliates. Other trademarks, service marks, icons, logos, and descriptions used in this Site are the trademarks, service marks, or logos of their respective owners.
The Site and its entire contents, features, and functionality (including but not limited to all information, software, text, displays, images, video, and audio, and the design, selection, and arrangement thereof) are owned by WS, its licensors, or other providers of such material and are protected by United States and international copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, and other intellectual property or proprietary rights laws.
You must not use the aforementioned intellectual property without the prior written permission of WS.
WS does not guarantee or warrant that files available for downloading from the internet or the Site will be free of viruses or other destructive code. You are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and checkpoints to satisfy your particular requirements for anti-virus protection and accuracy of data input and output, and for maintaining a means external to our site for any reconstruction of any lost data. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PROVIDED BY LAW, WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED BY A DISTRIBUTED DENIAL-OF-SERVICE ATTACK, VIRUSES, OR OTHER TECHNOLOGICALLY HARMFUL MATERIAL THAT MAY INFECT YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, DATA, OR OTHER PROPRIETARY MATERIAL DUE TO YOUR USE OF THE SITE OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE OR TO YOUR DOWNLOADING OF ANY MATERIAL POSTED ON IT, OR ON ANY WEBSITE LINKED TO IT.
THIS SITE, INCLUDING ANY CONTENT OR INFORMATION CONTAINED WITHIN IT, OR ANY SITE-RELATED SERVICE, IS PROVIDED “AS IS,” WITH ALL FAULTS, WITH NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, QUIET ENJOYMENT, QUALITY OF INFORMATION, AND TITLE/NONINFRINGEMENT. YOU ASSUME TOTAL RESPONSIBILITY AND RISK FOR YOUR USE OF THIS SITE, SITE-RELATED SERVICES, AND HYPERLINKED WEBSITES. NO ORAL OR WRITTEN INFORMATION OR ADVICE GIVEN BY WS OR WS’S AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVES SHALL CREATE A WARRANTY OR IN ANY WAY INCREASE THE SCOPE OF THIS WARRANTY.
Limitation of Liability
WS AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES, DIVISIONS, AFFILIATES, VENDORS, LICENSORS, AND OTHER THIRD-PARTIES MENTIONED ON THE SITE ARE NEITHER RESPONSIBLE NOR LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE, OR OTHER DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THOSE RESULTING FROM LOST PROFITS, LOST DATA, OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING IN ANY WAY TO THE SITE, SITE-RELATED SERVICES AND PRODUCTS, CONTENT, OR INFORMATION CONTAINED WITHIN THE SITE, AND/OR ANY HYPERLINKED WEBSITE, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. YOUR SOLE REMEDY FOR DISSATISFACTION WITH THE SITE, SITE-RELATED SERVICES, AND/OR HYPERLINKED WEBSITES IS TO STOP USING THE SITE AND/OR THOSE SERVICES. ADDITIONALLY, WS’S MAXIMUM LIABILITY TO YOU IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF THE SITE WILL BE $100. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
Accuracy and Integrity of Information
Although WS attempts to ensure the integrity and accurateness of the Site, it makes no guarantees whatsoever as to the correctness or accuracy of the Site. It is possible that the Site contains typographical errors, inaccuracies, or other errors, and that unauthorized additions, deletions, and alterations could be made to the Site by third-parties. In the event that an inaccuracy arises, please inform WS so that it can be corrected. Information contained on the Site may be changed or updated without notice.
Your License to Us
Unless otherwise indicated in this Site or in connection with one of our services, any communications or material of any kind that you e-mail, post, or transmit through the Site, including, questions, comments, suggestions, and other data and information (your "Communications") will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary. You grant WS a non-exclusive, perpetual, world-wide, irrevocable license to reproduce, transmit, display, disclose, and otherwise use your Communications on the Site or elsewhere for our business purposes. We are free to use any ideas, concepts, techniques, or know-how in your Communications for any purpose, including, but not limited to, the development and use of products and services based on your Communications.
Investor Information – Forward-Looking Statements
This Site contains information for investors, which may include forward-looking statements about WS and the industry and markets in which WS operates. These statements are within Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, the Private Securities and Litigation Reform Act of 1995, and Section 21E of the Exchange Act of 1934. These statements can be identified by our use of words such as “expects,” “anticipates,” “intends,” “plans,” “believes,” “seeks,” “estimates,” “should,” “could” and similar expressions. All forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties, including without limitation, those identified in WS’s SEC filings, which could cause actual results to differ from those projected. These forward-looking statements reflect our current expectations, but they are not guarantees of performance. They are based on assumptions and are subject to risks, uncertainties, and other factors. Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date made; WS is not obligated to update them. We caution users of our Site not to rely on the forward-looking statements.
Links or Pointers to Other Sites
WS makes no representations whatsoever about any other website that you may access through this Site. When you access a non-WS site, please understand that it is independent from WS, and that WS has no control over the content on that website. In addition, a hyperlink to a non-WS website does not mean that WS 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. If you decide to access any of the third-party sites linked to this Site, you do this entirely at your own risk.
If you link to our homepage, then you must do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, and you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval, or endorsement on our part without our express written consent.
This Site may provide certain social media features that enable you to:
- Link from your own or certain third-party websites to certain content on this Site.
- Send emails or other communications with certain content, or links to certain content, on this Site.
- Cause limited portions of content on this Site to be displayed or appear to be displayed on your own or certain third-party websites.
You may use these features solely as they are provided by us and solely with respect to the content they are displayed with and otherwise in accordance with any additional terms and conditions we provide with respect to such features.
You can purchase products and/or services on the Site. We accept credit cards issued by U.S. banks. If a credit card account is being used for a transaction, WS may obtain pre-approval for an amount up to the amount of the payment. If you enroll to make recurring payments automatically, all charges and fees will be billed to the credit card you designate during the setup process.
You represent and warrant that if you are making online payments (i) all credit card information you supply is true, correct, and complete, (ii) charges incurred by you will be honored by your credit card company, (iii) you will pay the charges incurred by you in the amounts posted, including all applicable taxes, and (iv) you are the person in whose name the card was issued and you are authorized to make a purchase or other transaction with the relevant credit card and credit card information.
Typographical Errors and Incorrect Pricing
In the event a product or service is listed at an incorrect price due to typographical error or error in pricing information received, we shall have the right to refuse or cancel any orders placed for product/service listed at the incorrect price. We shall have the right to refuse or cancel any such orders whether or not the order has been confirmed and your credit or debit card charged. If your credit or debit card already has been charged for the purchase and your order is canceled, we shall issue a credit to your credit or debit card account in the amount of the incorrect price as soon as possible.
Choice of Law; Arbitration
These Terms and Conditions are entered into in the State of Florida and shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Florida exclusive of its choice of law rules. Any dispute, controversy or claim arising under, out of, in connection with or in relation to the Site or these Terms and Conditions will be resolved by final and binding arbitration conducted in accordance with and subject to the Commercial Arbitration Rules of the American Arbitration Association (“AAA”) then applicable. One arbitrator will be selected by the parties’ mutual agreement or, failing that, by the AAA, and the arbitrator will allow such discovery as is appropriate and consistent with the purposes of arbitration in accomplishing fair, speedy, and cost effective resolution of disputes. The arbitration will take place in Pinellas County, Florida. Any award entered by the arbitrator(s) shall be final and judgment thereon may be entered in any court having jurisdiction. In any action to enforce these Terms and Conditions, the prevailing party will be entitled to costs and attorneys’ fees (including the cost of in-house counsel). In the event that any of the Terms and Conditions are held by a court or other tribunal of competent jurisdiction to be unenforceable, such 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.
WS shall not be liable for any delay in or impairment of performance resulting in whole or in part from Acts of God, severe weather conditions, labor disruptions, governmental decrees or controls, insurrections, war risks, terrorism, shortages, cyber- attack, telecommunications or Internet outages, or any other circumstances or causes beyond the control of WS in the conduct of its business.
Except as provided below, these Terms and Conditions constitute the entire agreement between WS and you pertaining to the subject matter hereof. In its sole discretion, and without prior notice, WS may from time-to-time revise these Terms and Conditions by updating this posting. All changes are effective immediately when we post them. You should, therefore, periodically visit this page to review the current Terms and Conditions so that you are aware of any such revisions to which you are bound. Certain provisions of these Terms and Conditions may be superseded by expressly designated legal notices or terms located on particular pages within this Site.