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Terms of Use

Terms of Use for Our Websites and Mobile and Desktop Applications

Last Modified: January 16, 2014

Acceptance of the Terms of Use

Welcome to our Websites (the "Websites") of Watts Water Technologies, Inc. and its affiliates, subsidiaries, divisions and companies ("Watts", "we" or "us"). The following terms and conditions, together with any documents they expressly incorporate by reference (collectively, these "Terms of Use"), govern your access to and use of our Websites, including any content, functionality and services offered on or through our Websites, whether as a guest or a registered user. These Terms of Use also govern your access to and use of our mobile and desktop applications.

Please read the Terms of Use carefully before you start to use our Websites and mobile and desktop applications. By using our Websites and mobile and desktop applications, you accept and agree to be bound and abide by these Terms of Use and our Privacy Policy, found at http://www.watts.com/privacy.asp, incorporated herein by reference. If you do not want to agree to these Terms of Use or the Privacy Policy, you must not access or use our Websites and mobile and desktop applications.

Our Websites and mobile and desktop applications are offered and available to users who are 13 years of age or older. By using our Websites and mobile and desktop applications, you represent and warrant that you are 13 years of age or older. If you are not 13 years of age or older, you must not access or use our Websites and mobile and desktop applications.

Changes to the Terms of Use

We may revise and update these Terms of Use from time to time in our sole discretion. All changes are effective immediately when we post them, and apply to all access to and use of our Websites and mobile and desktop applications thereafter.

Your continued use of our Websites and mobile and desktop applications following the posting of revised Terms of Use means that you accept and agree to the changes. You are expected to check this page from time to time so you are aware of any changes, as they are binding on you.

Accessing our Websites and Account Security

We reserve the right to withdraw or amend our Websites and mobile and desktop applications, and any service or material we provide on our Websites and mobile and desktop applications, in our sole discretion without notice. We will not be liable if for any reason all or any part of our Websites and mobile and desktop applications are unavailable at any time or for any period. From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of our Websites and mobile and desktop applications, or the entire Websites and mobile and desktop applications, to users, including registered users.

You are responsible for:

  • Making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our Websites and mobile and desktop applications.
  • Ensuring that all persons who access our Websites and mobile and desktop applications through your internet connection, or wireless or cellular network, are aware of these Terms of Use and comply with them.

To access our Websites and mobile and desktop applications, or some of the resources they offer, you may be asked to provide certain registration details or other information. It is a condition of your use of our Websites and mobile and desktop applications that all the information you provide on our Websites and mobile and desktop applications is correct, current and complete. You agree that all information you provide to register with our Websites and mobile and desktop applications, or otherwise, including but not limited to through the use of any interactive features on our Websites and mobile and desktop applications, is governed by our Privacy Policy http://www.watts.com/privacy.asp , and you consent to all actions we take with respect to your information consistent with our Privacy Policy.

If you choose, or are provided with, a user name, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential, and you must not disclose it to any other person or entity. You also acknowledge that your account is personal to you and agree not to provide any other person with access to our Websites and mobile and desktop applications, or portions thereof, using your user name, password or other security information. You agree to notify us immediately of any unauthorized access to or use of your user name or password or any other breach of security. You also agree to ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session. You should use particular caution when accessing your account from a public or shared computer so that others are not able to view or record your password or other personal information.

We have the right to disable any user name, password or other identifier, whether chosen by you or provided by us, at any time in our sole discretion for any or no reason, including if, in our opinion, you have violated any provision of these Terms of Use.

Intellectual Property Rights

WATTS RESPECTS THE INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS OF OTHERS AND ASKS USERS OF THIS SITE TO DO THE SAME.

Our Websites and mobile and desktop applications and their 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 Watts, 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.

These Terms of Use permit you to use our Websites and mobile and desktop applications for your personal, non-commercial use only. You must not reproduce, distribute, modify, create derivative works of, publicly display, publicly perform, republish, download, store or transmit any of the material on our Websites and mobile and desktop applications, except as follows:

  • Your computer may temporarily store copies of such materials in RAM incidental to your accessing and viewing those materials.
  • You may store files that are automatically cached by your Web browser for display enhancement purposes.
  • You may print or download one copy of a reasonable number of pages of our Websites for your own personal, non-commercial use and not for further reproduction, publication or distribution.
  • If we provide desktop, mobile or other applications for download, you may download a single copy to your computer or mobile device solely for your own personal, non-commercial use, provided you agree to be bound by our end user license agreement for such applications.
  • If we provide social media features with certain content, you may take such actions as are enabled by such features.
  • Our authorized sales representatives may use the material on our Websites to sell our products.

You must not:

  • Modify copies of any materials from our Websites and mobile and desktop applications.
  • Use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from the accompanying text.
  • Delete or alter any copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights notices from copies of materials from our Websites and mobile and desktop applications.

You must not access or use for any commercial purposes any part of our Websites and mobile and desktop applications, or any services or materials available through our Websites and mobile and desktop applications, unless you are an authorized sales representative for use in selling our products.

If you wish to make any use of material on our Websites and mobile and desktop applications other than that set out in this section, please address your request to: privacy@wattswater.com.

If you print, copy, modify, download or otherwise use or provide any other person with access to any part of our Websites and mobile and desktop applications in breach of the Terms of Use, your right to use our Websites and mobile and desktop applications will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made. No right, title or interest in or to our Websites and mobile and desktop applications or any content on our Websites and mobile and desktop applications is transferred to you, and all rights not expressly granted are reserved by Watts. Any use of our Websites and mobile and desktop applications not expressly permitted by these Terms of Use is a breach of these Terms of Use and may violate copyright, trademark and other laws.

Trademarks

Watts’ name and all related names, logos, product and service names, designs and slogans on our Websites and mobile and desktop applications are trademarks of Watts or its licensors. You must not use such marks without the prior written permission of Watts. All other names, logos, product and service names, designs and slogans on our Websites and mobile and desktop applications are the trademarks of their respective owners.

Prohibited Uses

You may use our Websites and mobile and desktop applications only for lawful purposes and in accordance with these Terms of Use. You agree not to use our Websites and mobile and desktop applications:

  • 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 material including any "junk mail", "chain letter" or "spam" or any other similar solicitation.
  • To impersonate or attempt to impersonate Watts, a Watts employee, another user or any other person or entity (including, without limitation, by using e-mail addresses or screen names associated with any of the foregoing).
  • To engage in any other conduct that restricts or inhibits anyone's use or enjoyment of our Websites and mobile and desktop applications, or which, as determined by us, may harm Watts or users of our Websites and mobile and desktop applications, or expose them to liability.

Additionally, you agree not to:

  • Use our Websites and mobile and desktop applications in any manner that could disable, overburden, damage, or impair the sites or applications or interfere with any other party's use of our Websites and mobile and desktop applications, including their ability to engage in real time activities through our Websites and mobile and desktop applications.
  • Use any robot, spider or other automatic device, process or means to access our Websites and mobile and desktop applications for any purpose, including monitoring or copying any of the material on our Websites and mobile and desktop applications.
  • Use any manual process to monitor or copy any of the material on our Websites and mobile and desktop applications or for any other unauthorized purpose without our prior written consent.
  • Use any device, software or routine that interferes with the proper working of our Websites and mobile and desktop applications.
  • Introduce any viruses, trojan horses, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful.
  • Attempt to gain unauthorized access to, interfere with, damage or disrupt any parts of our Websites and mobile and desktop applications, the server on which our Websites and mobile and desktop applications are stored, or any server, computer or database connected to our Websites and mobile and desktop applications.
  • Attack our Websites and mobile and desktop applications via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service attack.
  • Otherwise attempt to interfere with the proper working of our Websites and mobile and desktop applications.

Changes to our Websites and Mobile and Desktop Applications

We may update the content on our Websites and mobile and desktop applications from time to time, but their content is not necessarily complete or up-to-date. Any of the material on our Websites and mobile and desktop applications may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.

Information About You and Your Visits to our Websites and Use of Our Mobile and Desktop Applications

All information we collect on our Websites and mobile and desktop applications is subject to our Privacy Policy http://www.watts.com/privacy.asp . By using our Websites and mobile and desktop applications, you consent to all actions taken by us with respect to your information in compliance with the Privacy Policy.

Linking to our Websites and Social Media Features

You may link to our homepage, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but 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.

Our Websites and mobile and desktop applications may provide certain social media features that enable you to:

  • Link from your own or certain third-party websites to certain content on our Websites and mobile and desktop applications.
  • Send e-mails or other communications with certain content, or links to certain content, on our Websites and mobile and desktop applications.
  • Cause limited portions of content on our Websites and mobile and desktop applications 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. Subject to the foregoing, you must not:

  • Establish a link from any website that is not owned by you.
  • Cause our Websites and mobile and desktop applications, or portions of them, to be displayed, or appear to be displayed by, for example, framing, deep linking or in-line linking, on any other site.
  • Link to any part of our Websites other than the homepage.
  • Otherwise take any action with respect to the materials on our Websites and mobile and desktop applications that is inconsistent with any other provision of these Terms of Use.

You agree to cooperate with us in causing any unauthorized framing or linking immediately to cease. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

We may disable all or any social media features and any links at any time without notice in our discretion.

Links from our Websites and Mobile and Desktop Applications

If our Websites and mobile and desktop applications contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your convenience only. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. If you decide to access any of the third party websites linked to our Websites and mobile and desktop applications, you do so entirely at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for such websites.

Disclaimer of Warranties

You understand that we cannot and do not guarantee or warrant that files available for downloading from the internet or our Websites and mobile and desktop applications 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. 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 OUR WEBSITES and mobile and desktop applications, OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH OUR WEBSITES and mobile and desktop applications OR TO YOUR DOWNLOADING OF ANY MATERIAL POSTED ON OUR WEBSITES and mobile and desktop applications, OR ON ANY WEBSITES LINKED TO OUR WEBSITES and mobile and desktop applications.

YOUR USE OF OUR WEBSITES and mobile and desktop applications, THEIR CONTENT AND ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH OUR WEBSITES and mobile and desktop applications IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. OUR WEBSITES and mobile and desktop applications, THEIR CONTENT AND ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH OUR WEBSITES and mobile and desktop applications ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS, WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. NEITHER WATTS NOR ANY PERSON ASSOCIATED WITH WATTS MAKES ANY WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION WITH RESPECT TO THE COMPLETENESS, SECURITY, RELIABILITY, QUALITY, ACCURACY OR AVAILABILITY OF OUR WEBSITES and mobile and desktop applications. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, NEITHER WATTS NOR ANYONE ASSOCIATED WITH WATTS REPRESENTS OR WARRANTS THAT OUR WEBSITES and mobile and desktop applications, THEIR CONTENT OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH OUR WEBSITES and mobile and desktop applications WILL BE ACCURATE, RELIABLE, ERROR-FREE OR UNINTERRUPTED, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, THAT OUR WEBSITES and mobile and desktop applications OR THE SERVERS THAT MAKE THEM AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS OR THAT OUR WEBSITES and mobile and desktop applications OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH OUR WEBSITES and mobile and desktop applications WILL OTHERWISE MEET YOUR NEEDS OR EXPECTATIONS.

WATTS HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT AND FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

THE FOREGOING DOES NOT AFFECT ANY WARRANTIES WHICH CANNOT BE EXCLUDED OR LIMITED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.

Limitation on Liability

IN NO EVENT WILL WATTS, ITS AFFILIATES OR THEIR LICENSORS, SERVICE PROVIDERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OFFICERS OR DIRECTORS BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, UNDER ANY LEGAL THEORY, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE, OR INABILITY TO USE, OUR WEBSITES and mobile and desktop applications, ANY WEBSITES LINKED TO THEM, ANY CONTENT ON OUR WEBSITES and mobile and desktop applications OR SUCH OTHER WEBSITES OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH OUR WEBSITES and mobile and desktop applications OR SUCH OTHER WEBSITES, INCLUDING ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PERSONAL INJURY, PAIN AND SUFFERING, EMOTIONAL DISTRESS, LOSS OF REVENUE, LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF BUSINESS OR ANTICIPATED SAVINGS, LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF GOODWILL, LOSS OF DATA, AND WHETHER CAUSED BY TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), BREACH OF CONTRACT OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF FORESEEABLE.

THE FOREGOING DOES NOT AFFECT ANY LIABILITY WHICH CANNOT BE EXCLUDED OR LIMITED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.

Indemnification

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Watts, its affiliates, licensors and service providers, and its and their respective officers, directors, employees, contractors, agents, licensors, suppliers, successors and assigns from and against any claims, liabilities, damages, judgments, awards, losses, costs, expenses or fees (including reasonable attorneys' fees) arising out of or relating to your violation of these Terms of Use or your use of our Websites and mobile and desktop applications, including, but not limited to, any use of the content, services and products of our Websites and mobile and desktop applications other than as expressly authorized in these Terms of Use or your use of any information obtained from our Websites and mobile and desktop applications.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction

All matters relating to our Websites and mobile and desktop applications and these Terms of Use and any dispute or claim arising therefrom or related thereto (in each case, including non-contractual disputes or claims), shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the internal laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, United States, without giving effect to any choice or conflict of law provision or rule (whether of Massachusetts or any other jurisdiction).

Any legal suit, action or proceeding arising out of, or related to, these Terms of Use or our Websites and mobile and desktop applications shall be instituted exclusively in the federal courts of the United States or the courts of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, although we retain the right to bring any suit, action or proceeding against you for breach of these Terms of Use in your country of residence or any other relevant country. You waive any and all objections to the exercise of jurisdiction over you by such courts and to venue in such courts.

Limitation on Time to File Claims

ANY CAUSE OF ACTION OR CLAIM YOU MAY HAVE ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THESE TERMS OF USE OR OUR WEBSITES and mobile and desktop applications MUST BE COMMENCED WITHIN ONE (1) YEAR AFTER THE CAUSE OF ACTION ACCRUES, OTHERWISE, SUCH CAUSE OF ACTION OR CLAIM IS PERMANENTLY BARRED.

Waiver and Severability

No waiver by Watts of any term or condition set forth in these Terms of Use shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or condition or a waiver of any other term or condition, and any failure of Watts to assert a right or provision under these Terms of Use shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.

If any provision of these Terms of Use is held by a court or other tribunal of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable for any reason, such provision shall be eliminated or limited to the minimum extent such that the remaining provisions of the Terms of Use will continue in full force and effect.

Entire Agreement

The Terms of Use and our Privacy Policy constitute the sole and entire agreement between you and Watts with respect to our Websites and mobile and desktop applications and supersede all prior and contemporaneous understandings, agreements, representations and warranties, both written and oral, with respect to our Websites and mobile and desktop applications.

Contact Information

To ask questions or comment about these Terms of Use, contact us at:

By Email:
privacy@wattswater.com

By Mail:
Watts Water Technologies, Inc.
Webmaster
815 Chestnut St.
North Andover, MA
01845-6098

By Phone:
Tel: (978)688-1811 Fax: (978)794-1848

Thank you for visiting our Websites.

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