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Terms of Use

Website Terms of Use

Last updated: December 19, 2016

All digital extensions of the LINX or Pionetics brands, such as LINXwater.com, are known as the “LINX Services.” The LINX Services are owned and operated by Pionetics Corporation, its parent, its affiliates, agents and licensors (collectively, "we", "us", "our", "LINX" or “Pionetics”).

By using the LINX Services, you agree to be legally bound by all the terms and conditions contained in this Terms of Use Agreement (“Agreement”). Please read these terms carefully. By using the LINX Services, you also represent that you are at least 18 years old, or you are at least the minimum legal age to enter into a contract in the jurisdiction in which you are using the LINX Services. In addition, when you use any current or future version of the LINX Services, you also will be subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement. Please print a copy of this Agreement for your records.

We may, from time to time, modify the terms of this Agreement. When we make changes, we will post those changes here. Your use of the LINX Services following any such modification constitutes your agreement to the terms of the modified Agreement. The date of the most recent update is listed at the top of this Agreement.

LINX Services

Welcome to the LINX Services. Pionetics provides services to you subject to the notices, terms, and conditions set forth in this agreement (the "Agreement"). In addition, when you use any of our LINX Services (e.g., customer reviews), you will be subject to the rules, guidelines, policies, terms, and conditions applicable to such service, and they are incorporated into this Agreement by this reference. We reserve the right to change the LINX Services and these terms and conditions at any time. ACCESSING, BROWSING OR OTHERWISE USING THE LINX SERVICES INDICATES YOUR AGREEMENT TO ALL THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS IN THIS AGREEMENT, SO PLEASE READ THIS AGREEMENT CAREFULLY BEFORE PROCEEDING.

1. Use of LINX Services

You represent and warrant that you are at least 18 years old or visiting the LINX Services under the supervision of a parent or guardian. Subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement, we hereby grant you a limited, revocable, non-transferable and non-exclusive license to access and use the LINX Services by displaying it on your internet browser only for the purpose of shopping for personal items and/or services sold on the LINX Services and not for any commercial use or use on behalf of any third party, except as explicitly permitted by us in advance. Any breach of this Agreement shall result in the immediate revocation of the license granted in this paragraph without notice to you.

Except as permitted in the paragraph above, you may not reproduce, distribute, display, sell, lease, transmit, create derivative works from, translate, modify, reverse-engineer, disassemble, decompile or otherwise exploit the LINX Services or any portion of it unless expressly permitted by us in writing. You may not make any commercial use of any of the information provided on the LINX Services or make any use of the LINX Services for the benefit of another business unless explicitly permitted by us in advance. We reserve the right to refuse service, terminate accounts, and/or cancel orders at its discretion, including, without limitation, if we believe that customer conduct violates applicable law or is harmful to our interests.

You shall not upload to, distribute, or otherwise publish through LINX Services any Content, information, or other material that (a) violates or infringes the copyrights, patents, trademarks, service marks, trade secrets, or other proprietary rights of any person; (b) is libelous, threatening, defamatory, obscene, indecent, pornographic, or could give rise to any civil or criminal liability under U.S. or international law; or (c) includes any bugs, viruses, worms, trap doors, Trojan horses or other harmful code or properties.

Content provided on the LINX Services is solely for informational purposes and does not constitute advice. Submissions or opinions expressed on the LINX Services are that of the individual expressing such Submission or opinion and may not reflect our opinions. Product representations expressed on the LINX Services are that of the vendor and are not made by us. We may assign you a password and account identification to enable you to access and use certain portions of the LINX Services. Each time you use a password or identification, you will be deemed to be authorized to access and use the LINX Services in a manner consistent with the terms and conditions of this Agreement, and we have no obligation to investigate the authorization or source of any such access or use of the LINX Services. YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE LINX SERVICES.

BY ANYONE USING THE PASSWORD AND IDENTIFICATION ORIGINALLY ASSIGNED TO YOU WHETHER OR NOT SUCH ACCESS TO AND USE OF THIS LINX SERVICES IS ACTUALLY AUTHORIZED BY YOU, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, ALL COMMUNICATIONS AND TRANSMISSIONS AND ALL OBLIGATIONS (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION FINANCIAL OBLIGATIONS) INCURRED THROUGH SUCH ACCESS OR USE. You are solely responsible for protecting the security and confidentiality of the password and identification assigned to you. You shall immediately notify us of any unauthorized use of your password or identification or any other breach or threatened breach of the LINX Services security.

2. Reviews and Comments

Except as otherwise provided elsewhere in this Agreement or on LINX Services, anything that you submit or post to LINX Services and/or provide us, including without limitation, ideas, know-how, techniques, questions, reviews, comments, and suggestions (collectively, "Submissions") is and will be treated as non-confidential and nonproprietary, and we shall have the royalty-free, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable and transferable right to use, copy, distribute, display, publish, perform, sell, lease, transmit, adapt, create derivative works from such Submissions by any means and in any form, and to translate, modify, reverse-engineer, disassemble, or decompile such Submissions. All Submissions shall automatically become our sole and exclusive property and shall not be returned to you.

In addition to the rights applicable to any Submission, when you post comments or reviews to the LINX Services, you also grant us the right to use the name that you submit with any review, comment, or other Content, if any, in connection with such review, comment, or other content. You represent and warrant that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to the reviews, comments and other Content that you post on this LINX Services and that use of your reviews, comments, or other Content by us will not infringe upon or violate the rights of any third party. You shall not use a false email address, pretend to be someone other than yourself or otherwise mislead us or third parties as to the origin of any Submissions or Content. We may, but shall not be obligated to, remove or edit any Submissions (including comments or reviews) for any reason.

3. Intellectual Property

All text, graphics, button icons, images, audio clips, and software (collectively, "Content"), belongs exclusively to Pionetics, or its affiliates. The collection, arrangement, and assembly of all Content on this LINX Services (the "Compilation") belongs exclusively to Pionetics or its affiliates. All software used on this LINX Services (the "Software") is the property of Pionetics Corporation, its affiliates or its Software suppliers. The Content, the Compilation and the Software are all protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. LINXwater.com and other LINX digital destinations (and designs) and other logos, slogans, trade names or words are trademarks, trademarks or service marks of Pionetics Corporation, its affiliates, suppliers, or third parties. The use of any of our trademarks or service marks without our express written consent is strictly prohibited. You may not use our trademarks or service marks in connection with any product or service in any way that is likely to cause confusion. You may not use our trademarks or service marks in any manner that disparages or discredits us. You may not use any of our trademarks or service marks in meta-tags without prior explicit consent.

4. Privacy Policy

Please review our Privacy Policy, which also governs your visit to the LINX Services, to understand our practices. Our Privacy Policy is available here: http://linxdrinkingwater.com/privacy-policies/.

5. Risk of Loss; Other Terms of Sale

The risk of loss and title for items purchased by you pass to you upon our delivery of the items to the carrier pursuant to our standard terms of sale.

6. Termination and Effect of Termination

In addition to any other legal or equitable remedies, we may, without prior notice to you, immediately terminate the Agreement or revoke any or all of your rights granted under this Agreement. Upon any termination of this Agreement, you shall immediately cease all access to and use of the LINX Services and we shall, in addition to any other legal or equitable remedies, immediately revoke all password(s) and account identification issued to you and deny your access to and use of the LINX Services in whole or in part. Any termination of this Agreement shall not affect the respective rights and obligations (including without limitation, payment obligations) of the parties arising before the date of termination.

7. International Access

The LINX Services may be accessed from countries other than the United States. The LINX Services may contain products or references to products that are not available outside of the United States. Any such references do not imply that such products will be made available outside the United States unless stated. If you access and use the LINX Services outside the United States you are responsible for complying with your local laws and regulations.

8. Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability

EXCEPT AS OTHERWISE PROVIDED IN THE STANDARD TERMS OF SALE THAT GOVERN THE SALE OF EACH PRODUCT OR SERVICE ON THIS SITE, THE LINX SERVICES, THE PRODUCTS OR SERVICES OFFERED FOR SALE ON LINX SERVICES AND THE TRANSACTIONS CONDUCTED THROUGH LINX SERVICES ARE PROVIDED BY US ON AN "AS IS" BASIS. WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE OPERATION OF THE LINX SERVICES OR THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, OR PRODUCTS INCLUDED ON THE LINX SERVICES TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY APPLICABLE LAW. WE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NONINFRINGEMENT, TITLE, QUIET ENJOYMENT, DATA ACCURACY AND SYSTEM INTEGRATION. THE LINX SERVICES MAY INCLUDE INACCURACIES, MISTAKES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE CONTENT WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE.

TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM THE USE OF THE LINX SERVICES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, OUR TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ANY DAMAGES (REGARDLESS OF THE FOUNDATION FOR THE ACTION) SHALL NOT EXCEED IN THE AGGREGATE THE AMOUNT OF FEES ACTUALLY PAID BY YOU TO US DURING THE MONTH IMMEDIATELY PRECEDING THE ACT ALLEGEDLY GIVING RISE TO OUR LIABILITY.

9. Typographical Errors

In the event a product is listed at an incorrect price or with incorrect information due to typographical error or error in pricing or product information received from our suppliers, we shall have the right to refuse or cancel any orders placed for product 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 card charged. If your credit card has already been charged for the purchase and your order is canceled, we shall immediately issue a credit to your credit card account in the amount of the charge.

10. Links

LINX Services may contain links to other sites on the Internet that are owned and operated by third parties. You acknowledge that we are not responsible for the operation of or content located on or through any such site.

11. Copyright Complaints

We respect the intellectual property of others.

12. Remedies

You agree that our remedy at law for any actual or threatened breach of this Agreement would be inadequate and that we shall be entitled to specific performance or injunctive relief, or both, in addition to any damages that we may be legally entitled to recover, together with reasonable expenses of any form of dispute resolution, including, without limitation, attorneys' fees.

No right or remedy of ours shall be exclusive of any other, whether at law or in equity, including without limitation damages injunctive relief, attorneys' fees and expenses.

No instance of waiver by us of our rights or remedies under these terms and conditions shall imply any obligation to grant any similar, future or other waiver.

13. Applicable Law

LINX Services are created and controlled by us in the State of California, USA. As such, the laws of the State of California will govern these disclaimers, terms, and conditions, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of laws.

14. Disputes

Any dispute relating in any way to your visit to LINX Services or to the products or services you purchase through LINX Services shall be submitted to confidential arbitration, except that to the extent you have in any manner violated or threatened to violate our intellectual property rights, we may seek injunctive or other appropriate relief in any state or federal court. You hereby consent to, and waive all defenses of lack of personal jurisdiction and forum non conveniens with respect to venue and jurisdiction in the state and federal courts of San Mateo and San Francisco, California. Arbitration under these Terms of Use shall be conducted pursuant to the Commercial Arbitration Rules then prevailing at the American Arbitration Association. The arbitrator's award shall be final and binding and may be entered as a judgment in any court of competent jurisdiction. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, no arbitration under this Agreement shall be joined to an arbitration involving any other party subject to this Agreement, whether through class action proceedings or otherwise. You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of, related to or connected with the use of the LINX Services or this Agreement must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever banned.

15. Severability

If any these provisions shall be deemed invalid, void, or for any reason unenforceable, that condition shall be deemed several and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provision.

16. Address

Please send any questions or comments (including all inquiries unrelated to copyright infringement) regarding this Site to:

Pionetics Corporation
151H Old County Road
San Carlos, CA 94070

 

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