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Terms & Conditions of Use [revised 6.3.12]

This contains the Terms and Conditions (the "Agreement") under which www.referwork.com ("Referwork™ "; or "Site" or "We" or "Our" or "Us”) which is owned and operated by this content provider, provides access to Our services. The Site provides informational services relating to all phases of remodeling and construction and other projects and topics including a resource where questions about specific project information may be submitted by You, the Site User (“You”, “Your”, “Site User”) that may then be answered by Us and posted live on the Site. By accessing, browsing and/or using this Site You agree that you have read, understood and agree to be bound by the Agreement each and every time You use the Site and this applies to any project question You submit, regardless of submittal method, any project submitted by other Site Users, any information You access on the Site and any answer You receive from Us, and this includes all forms of entry into the Site. If this is not acceptable or You do not agree to be bound by the Agreement please refrain from using the Site and our services.

Modifications: The Site may modify, change, alter, append or update any content, services, rules, systems or operating procedures along with any portion of this Agreement at any time without notice to You. It is recommended that You periodically review the Site to remain current with these modifications. Your continued use of the Site following any modifications will constitute binding acceptance of the modification.

Representations: By submitting project information, You hereby represent and warrant to Us that You are at least 18 years of age, that You can enter into a binding legal agreement and the statements and information You make in connection with submitting a question are in fact complete and accurate and truthful to the best of your knowledge. You agree to use the Site for your personal use at your sole responsibility and risk and not for commercial purposes. You also represent that You are either the sole owner of any information being put forth or are explicitly authorized to act from another entity on their behalf. You have no authority to make or accept any offers or representations on behalf of the Site or to obligate or bind in any respect on Our behalf.

Acceptable Site Use/General Use: You may not use the Site in order to transmit, distribute, store or destroy material in violation of any applicable law, statue, ordinance or regulation or in a way or manner that will infringe the copyrights, trade secrets or any intellectual property rights of Referwork™ or any third party. You may not post information on any others’ behalf that will violate the privacy, publicity, personal or proprietary rights of others or that is political, defamatory, libelous, abusive, lewd, pornographic, obscene, vulgar, threatening, harassing, violent, hateful, racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable. You will not provide or post information that is incomplete, false, misleading, inaccurate, impersonating or not Your own.

Submitting Project Information: When You submit project information You give Us the right to display, edit, modify or create derivative works from any and all content or information you submit. We reserve the right to perform edit and/or remove or delete in whole or in part any information or data submitted at Our sole discretion at any time and without explanation; whether contact information or any submissions of any sort or content. We also reserve the right to terminate any information at Our sole discretion. You agree that all submissions will be in the view of the general public without recourse by You and You are solely responsible for all content that you submit to the Site. The Site at its' sole discretion may suspend, cancel or modify Your use of the Site and may deny any project information submitted by You at any time for any reason and without explanation.

Safety: Site Users acknowledge that it is critical to always employ the proper safety gear and take all precautions for the types of project(s) they are performing. Site Users also acknowledges that any such safety measures are their sole responsibility regardless of whether any relevant safety measures are mentioned within the Site content or not.

Communications: When submitting questions with project information You agree to provide Us with valid contact information including Your email and to notify Us when such information changes. By submitting a project to Us, You agree to receive all communications from Us whether written, by telephone or electronic form, which may pertain to Your project question being submitted with contact information supplied by You. You agree to respond to all communications from Us made in reference to project questions submitted by You, and which may be made by Our representatives. We may check by various method(s) on the information submitted from You. This may include, though is not limited to, contacts by telephone and by email.

Interpretation of Relationship: Nothing contained herein or as a result of Your use of the Site shall be interpreted as creating any form of partnership, venture, joint enterprise, agency, employment or franchise relationship between You and Us. We do not operate in the capacity of a general contractor. Referwork™ and You shall act independently and shall have no authority to obligate or bind the other in any respect.

Headings, Severability: Headings used in this Agreement are for convenience only and have no effect on the meaning or construction of the Agreement. If any term or condition of this Agreement is held invalid or unenforceable for any reason, the remainder of the Agreement continues in full force and effect.

Intellectual Property: The entire contents of the site are the legal property of this content provider and any unauthorized use of any content, including reproduction, distribution or transmission of materials in any way is prohibited unless given express written permission by Us. You acknowledge that all rights to the site name and content are the exclusive property of this content provider and that all goodwill generated through the use of the Site will inure to Our benefit, Our successors and assigns. You agree that you gain no title or interest whatsoever either directly or indirectly, in any trade secret, copyright or intellectual property rights as a result of Your use of the Site. Additionally you may not copy or modify in any way; any icons, buttons, banners, graphic files or content that is made available to You through Your use of the Site.

If you send any creative ideas, concepts, suggestions, drawings, information or materials (collectively "Ideas") to Us either in printed form, by electronic means or otherwise, the Ideas shall be deemed to be the property of Referwork™ and shall not be subject to any obligations of confidence, non-disclosure, or non-usage. Referwork™ is hereby entitled to unrestricted usage of the Ideas on a worldwide basis without compensation to the provider of the Ideas.

Resale & Assignability: We reserve the right to assign or transfer this Agreement or any right or obligation under this Agreement automatically without Your consent, such as in the event of a merger or aquisition. You may not to reproduce, copy, duplicate, sell, disseminate or exploit any portion of the Site, its’ content or services, or any means of access to the Site or its’ services.

Links to Other Sites: Third party links are contained within the Site. Since these links are provided as a matter of convenience, We do not endorse, sponsor, guarantee, make warranties or representations whatsoever either expressed or implied and are not responsible for the content and accuracy on such third or other party sites that are arrived at via link or by other means.

Idemnity: You agree to defend, idemnify and hold harmless the Site, its employees, representatives, agents and officers, from and against any and all liability, claims, losses, damages, injuries and expenses, including without limitation reasonable attorney and accounting fees, arising out of, or in connection with Your use of, or any use or alleged use of, the Site or its’ services and any matter related to this Agreement and the content it incorporates.

General: The Site is operated by this content provider within the State Of Ohio, United States of America. You agree and acknowledge that the services of the Site occur in Lebanon, Ohio, the principal place of business. This Agreement constitutes the entire Agreement between the parties with respect to the subject matter and supersedes all previous written or oral agreements between the parties with respect to such subject matter.

Disclaimer of Warranties; Limitation of Liability: We do not make any assurances or endorse any information on the Site and You agree that We will not be held liable for the validity, truthfulness, accuracy or reliability of any and all information regardless of type or source and this includes information supplied by Site Users. ALL SITE SERVICES ARE FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY AND ARE PROVIDED ON AN 'AS IS' and 'AS AVAILABLE' BASIS WITHOUT REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTIBILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT OR EXPECTATIONS OF PRIVACY. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE NOT TO RELY EXCLUSIVELY ON THE INFORMATION PROVIDED BY THE SITE, REGARDLESS OF PURPOSE OR REASON, AND WILL HOLD THE SITE HARMLESS FOR ANY DAMAGES INCURRED WHETHER FOR SPECIAL, DIRECT, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING IN CONNECTION WITH THIS INFORMATION. ADDITIONALLY THE SITE ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR LOSSES DUE TO ERRORS OR OMISSIONS, DOWNTIME OR ANY LOSSES WHATSOEVER EVEN IF ADVISED OR GIVEN PRIOR NOTICE OF SUCH LOSS.

It is Your sole responsibility to consult with the proper experts for advice on contracts, insurance coverage, any licensing requirements and any permits, and to perform checks on references, licensing, permits, building codes, insurance coverage, to obtain legal advice and background and financial information including credit history on anyone You choose to select for Your own projects. You assume all risks associated with the accuracy, completeness and suitability of information on the Site in regards to any specific project of Yours. The Site's total cumulative liability to You or anyone who uses the Site for any and all claims under any theory of law in any circumstance (including negligence) will not exceed $1.00.

Site Users are encouraged to exercise caution when accessing and using the Site. You expressly agree to use the Site solely at your own discretion and risk and assume any and all responsibility as a result of doing so. You acknowledge that You are solely responsible for any and all for any loss, liability, damage or costs You may suffer as a result of Your use of the Site.

The Site does not warrant that it will operate uninterrupted or error free. Site Users understand that inaccuracies, typographical errors and omissions are likely to occur throughout the Site for which We are not held liable. WE WILL NOT BE HELD LIABLE FOR ANY COST OR DAMAGE ARISNG IN CONNECTION WITH OR RELATIONSHIP TO THE USE OF THE SITE OR ANY THIRD PARTY SITE, WHETHER CAUSED DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY. THIS INCLUDES ANY LOSS OF DATA, LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS DUE TO DAMAGE AND RELATED COSTS TO REPLACE OR REPAIR COMPUTER AND EQUIPMENT SYSTEMS, SUCH AS FROM VIRUS OR SIMILAR CONTAMINATION OR DESTRUCTIVE FEATURES OR FROM DOWNTIME.

Some states do not allow for exclusion of implied warranties, or limitation of liability for incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitations or exclusions may not apply to You. In such states, the liability of the Site, third party content providers and their respective agents shall be limited to the greatest extent permitted by law.

By submitting Your project information You are agreeing that you have read and understand this agreement and agree to all of the ‘Terms and Conditions of Use’ herein.



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