Terms and Conditions for Use of WaterShapes and the WaterShapes Professional Network

Use of the WaterShapes Professional Network’s services is with acceptance of the terms described below:

Resource Directory and Find a Professional

WaterShapes.com and the WaterShapes Professional Network do not own or manage any of the companies listed on our sites. Thus the user accepts responsibility for performing due diligence on any firm prior to contracting with it. In the case of Find a Professional, you are urged to check references, which you should request from the company. You should also check with licensing authorities (http://www.contractors-license.org) and, for both the Resource Directory and the WaterShapes Professional Network, with the Better Business Bureau (http://www.bbb.org).

Information Posted on WaterShapes.com and the WaterShapes Professional Network

WaterShapes.com and the WaterShapes Professional Network do not warrant or represent that the information on these Web sites is accurate or complete or able to be relied on for construction or specification purposes. The information is supplied as a reference for further investigation, study and clarification with a professional designer, engineer, builder or subcontractor familiar with construction conditions in the region of the user and of the user’s particular job site conditions.

In no event will WaterShapes.com or the WaterShapes Professional Network be liable for any indirect, special or consequential damages or any damages whatsoever resulting from any inaccuracy, error or omission in information made available through WaterShapes.com or the WaterShapes Professional Network.

Any use or non-use of information on WaterShapes.com or the WaterShapes Professional Network is the responsibility of users of the site or any other other party so using or not using same, and such party agrees to indemnify WaterShapes.com and the WaterShapes Professional Network against any and all liability for any such use, any such non-use or the consequences of any use or non use.

Use of information carried by WaterShapes.com and the WaterShapes Professional Network is for informational, non-commercial and personal use only and may not be copied or posted on any network computer or broadcast in any other media. WaterShapes.com and the WaterShapes Professional Network may make improvements and changes to the information at any time.

Links to Other Sites

WaterShapes.com and the WaterShapes Professional Network contain links to third-party Web sites. These links are provided solely as a convenience to users of WaterShapes.com or the WaterShapes Professional Network. These other sites are independent of WaterShapes.com and the WaterShapes Professional Network, and we do not control the information on these Web sites. No representation of accuracy or reliability is made whatsoever about any other site you access through WaterShapes.com or the WaterShapes Professional Network

It is up the user to take precautions to ensure that whatever you select for your use on these other Web sites is free from viruses, worms, Trojan Horses or other items of a destructive nature. Further, domain names and trademarks of other sites, or contained in the information accessed at other sites, are the sole property of their respective owners. No affiliation with, endorsement of, or sponsorship by WaterShapes.com or the WaterShapes Professional Network should be inferred.

Uploading Information

You may not link, upload, post, or transmit any illegal, obscene, or otherwise inappropriate material to WaterShapes.com or the WaterShapes Professional Network.

WaterShapes and the WaterShapes Professional Network have no duty to review or edit materials submitted by users. By posting communications to this Web site, you automatically grant WaterShapes.com and the WaterShapes Professional Network royalty-free, perpetual-use, irrevocable, nonexclusive license to use, reproduce, modify, publish, edit and display the communication alone or as part of other works in any form, media or technology.

WaterShapes.com and the WaterShapes Professional Network do not represent or guarantee the truthfulness, accuracy or reliability of any communication posted by users. You acknowledge that reliance on material posted by others will be at your own risk.

You agree to indemnify WaterShapes.com and the WaterShapes Professional Network for any damage, loss, cost, or expense that you incur as a result of any material you link, upload, transmit or post to WaterShapes.com or the WaterShapes Professional Network.

Network Equipment

WaterShapes.com and the WaterShapes Professional Network do not warrant that these Web sites will operate error-free or that this Web site and its servers are free of computer viruses and other harmful goods. If your use of this Web site or the material results in the need for servicing or replacing of equipment or data, we are not responsible for these costs.

Our Right to Refuse Service

We reserve the right to refuse service to, and to terminate our service, for any reason and at our sole discretion. If anyone is engaging in behavior that we feel is detrimental to our service or company in any way, we reserve the right to terminate that party’s listing immediately.

We reserve the right to change this Policy at any time, and will post any changes to this Policy as soon as they go into effect. Please refer back to this Policy on a regular basis. Your continued use of the Site after such postings constitutes your acceptance of those changes.

Minimizing Credit Card Fraud

WaterShapes.com and the WaterShapes Professional Network are committed to minimizing fraudulent credit card transactions. We have implemented a system of internal controls and verification to confirm the validity of credit card transactions.

WaterShapes.com and the WaterShapes Professional Network take credit card information seriously: All computer data is encrypted per current banking standards, and no complete credit card information is ever stored in any of our computer systems. We can only access the last four digits of any credit card stored in our computer systems. Any retained paperwork and "orders in process" containing credit card information are kept in locked file cabinets until discarded. Any discarded paperwork containing credit card information is shredded. We are subject to compliance with the credit card operation policies of our accepted credit cards.