Terms and Conditions
Messer Website Terms and Conditions
Last revised March 1, 2023
Language. This Agreement was written originally in the English language. The Agreement has been provided and executed in both English and Spanish for the convenience of the parties. In the event of any discrepancy between the texts of the Agreement in English and Spanish, the text in English shall prevail.
By accessing, browsing, submitting information to and/or using the Website (“the Services”), you agree and acknowledge on your own behalf (referred to throughout the Terms as “you”) that you have read, understand and agree to be bound by these Terms and to comply with all applicable laws including, without limitation, all federal, state and local tax and tariff laws, regulations, and/or directives. If you do not agree to the Terms, please do not use the Website.
Purpose of the Website.
The Website is provided solely for informational purposes and the purposes of enabling communication between you and Messer. The information provided is intended to be general in nature and does not necessarily address all the terms, exclusions, and conditions applicable to our Services.
Use of the Website.
Messer grants you a non-exclusive right to access and use the Website and the data, material, content or information herein (collectively, the “Content”) solely for your personal use. You agree to use the Website only for lawful purposes, comply with all rules governing any transactions on and through the Website, and comply with applicable laws.
You agree that you will not:
- Use the Website in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Website or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of it;
- Attempt to gain unauthorized access to any Website account, computer systems or networks associated with Messer or the Website;
- Obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through the Website by any means not intentionally made available or provided by Messer;
- Use any robot, spider, or other automatic device, process or means to access the Website for any purpose, including monitoring or copying any of the material on the Website;
- Introduce any viruses, Trojan horses, worms, logic bombs, or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful;
- Attack the Website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service attack; or
- Impersonate or attempt to impersonate Messer, a Messer employee, another user or any other person or entity (including, without limitation, by using email addresses associated with any of the foregoing).
Third Party Sites.
Intellectual Property Notices.
The Website and Content and its entire contents, features, and functionality are protected by copyrights, trademarks, or are subject to other proprietary rights. Messer and/or its affiliates or licensors own all right, title and interest in and to all content (and all compilations thereof) that appears on or is available through this Website and any other website or social media account owned, operated, or controlled by Messer, including without limitation all text, music, sounds, photographs, videos, images, illustrations, icons, graphics, headers, typefaces, data, inventory information, and databases. Accordingly, you are not permitted to use the Website or Content in any manner, except as expressly permitted by Messer in these Terms. The Website or Content may not be copied, reproduced, modified, published, uploaded, downloaded, stored, posted, transmitted, performed, made into derivatives, publicly displayed, or distributed in any way, whether in whole or in part, and you agree not to modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute, transmit, broadcast, or create derivatives without the express written consent of Messer or applicable owner.
Copyright. You should assume that everything you see or read on Messer’s Website is protected under U.S. copyright law or other applicable proprietary laws unless otherwise noted and may not be used without the written permission of Messer. Messer neither warrants nor represents that your use of materials displayed on Messer’s Website will not infringe the rights of third parties. The “look and feel” of Messer’s Website, content, images, photographs, illustrations, or design features displayed on Messer’s Website is either property of, or used under license or with permission by, Messer. The use of these materials by you, or anyone else authorized by you, is prohibited unless specifically permitted by these Terms or specific permission provided elsewhere on Messer’s Website. Any unauthorized use of any content, images, photographs, illustrations, or design features may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, proprietary, and communications regulations and statutes.
Trademark. “MESSER,” “FRANK MESSER & SONS CONSTRUCTION CO.,” “M (stylized logo),” “MESSER WE ARE BUILDING,” “WE ARE BUILDING,”, “SAFETY 4 SITE,” “4SAFETY4SITE (logo),” and all related names, logos, product and service names, designs, and slogans are registered or unregistered common law trademarks that are owned by Messer or its affiliates or licensors. All other names, logos, product and service names, designs, and slogans on Messer’s Website are the trademarks of their respective owners. Nothing contained on Messer’s Website should be construed as granting or conveying, by implication, or otherwise, any license or right to use any trademark displayed on Messer’s Website without the written permission of Messer or such third party that may own a trademark displayed on Messer’s Website. Your unauthorized use or misuse of Messer’s trademark(s) displayed on Messer’s Website, or any other Content on Messer’s Website, except as provided herein, is strictly prohibited.
Your Content. Any Content you create or own or to which you have a license and use on the Website is Your Content. In sharing Your Content on the Website, you warrant and represent you have the legal right to use Your Content and grant the Company an irrevocable, royalty-free, fully paid up, worldwide, non-exclusive license to use Your Content in providing any Website services as described in these Terms and in any posted policies on the Website. The Website services may also provide you with features like photo thumbnails, previews, easy sorting, editing, sharing, creating templates, and searching. These and other features may require our Company systems to access, store, and scan Your Content. You may also be able to share Your Content with others, so please think carefully about what you share. Failure to adhere to the terms and conditions contained herein may result in the removal or deletion of Your Content from Messer’s Website, to be determined at Messer’s sole discretion.
You acknowledge and agree that you are solely responsible for complying with the applicable restrictions on use of all Content, copyrighted materials and trademarks that you see, hear, and use on the Website. You understand that any unauthorized use of such intellectual property would result in irreparable injury for which money damages would be inadequate. You further acknowledge that, in the event of any such unauthorized use, Messer or the applicable intellectual property owner will have the right, in addition to other remedies available at law and in equity, to immediate injunctive relief to prevent any such unauthorized use.
Questions regarding the use of any intellectual property provided on the Website should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Website Visitors Outside of the United States.
Messer, and all of its legal entities are based in the United States, with its headquarters in Ohio. We make no claims that the Website or any of its contents are accessible or appropriate in every jurisdiction. Access to the Website may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries.
ALL INFORMATION OR SERVICES PROVIDED BY MESSER TO YOU VIA THE WEBSITE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ALL CONTENT, ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “WHERE IS” AND WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND. MESSER AND ITS THIRD PARTY LICENSORS EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY PROVISION CONTAINED HEREIN TO THE CONTRARY, MESSER AND ITS THIRD PARTY LICENSORS MAKE NO REPRESENTATION, WARRANTY OR COVENANT CONCERNING THE ACCURACY, QUALITY, SUITABILITY, COMPLETENESS, SEQUENCE, TIMELINESS, SECURITY OR AVAILABILITY OF THE WEBSITE OR ANY CONTENT POSTED ON OR OTHERWISE ACCESSIBLE VIA THE WEBSITE. YOU SPECIFICALLY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT MESSER AND ITS THIRD PARTY LICENSORS ARE NOT LIABLE FOR THE DEFAMATORY, OBSCENE OR UNLAWFUL CONDUCT OF OTHER THIRD PARTIES OR USERS OF THE WEBSITE AND THAT THE RISK OF INJURY FROM THE FOREGOING RESTS ENTIRELY WITH YOU. NEITHER MESSER NOR ANY OF ITS THIRD PARTY LICENSORS REPRESENT, WARRANT OR COVENANT THAT THE WEBSITE WILL BE SECURE, UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE. MESSER FURTHER MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT THE WEBSITE WILL BE FREE OF VIRUSES, WORMS OR TROJAN HORSES OR THAT IT WILL FUNCTION OR OPERATE IN CONJUNCTION WITH ANY OTHER PRODUCT OR SOFTWARE. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT USE OF THE WEBSITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK AND THAT MESSER, ITS AFFILIATES AND THEIR THIRD PARTY LICENSORS SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY TERMINATION, INTERRUPTION OF SERVICES, DELAYS, ERRORS, FAILURES OF PERFORMANCE, DEFECTS, LINE FAILURES, OR OMISSIONS ASSOCIATED WITH THE WEBSITE OR YOUR USE THEREOF. YOUR SOLE REMEDY AGAINST MESSER FOR DISSATISFACTION WITH THE WEBSITE OR THE CONTENT IS TO CEASE YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE AND/OR THE CONTENT. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT PERMIT THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. YOU MAY HAVE OTHER RIGHTS, WHICH VARY BY JURISDICTION. WHEN THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES ARE NOT ALLOWED TO BE EXCLUDED IN THEIR ENTIRETY, YOU AGREE THAT THEY WILL BE LIMITED TO THE GREATEST EXTENT AND SHORTEST DURATION PERMITTED BY LAW.
Limitation of Liability.
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Messer and its affiliates, licensors and service providers 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 or your use of the Website, including, but not limited to, any use or misuse of the Website Content, Services, or products other than as expressly authorized in these Terms or your use of any information obtained from the Website.
Termination and Restriction of Access.
In its sole discretion, Messer may terminate or suspend your access to the Website for breach of these Terms or for any reason, with or without cause. Messer shall not be liable for any losses or damages arising from any such termination of service.
At its sole discretion, Messer may require you to submit any disputes arising from use of the Website, or breach of these Terms, including disputes arising from or concerning their interpretation, violation, invalidity, non-performance, or termination, to final and binding arbitration under the Rules of Arbitration of the American Arbitration Association applying Ohio law. By using the Website, you hereby consent to submission of any dispute to be final and binding arbitration.
Limitation on Time to File Claims.
Any cause of action or claim you may have arising out of or relating to these Terms or the Website must be commenced within one (1) year after the cause of action accrues, otherwise, such cause of action or claim is permanently barred.
Governing Law & Jurisdiction.
These Terms are governed by the laws of the State of Ohio, U.S.A. You hereby irrevocably consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the courts in Cincinnati, Ohio U.S.A. in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of the Website.
Messer may update or change these Terms from time to time in order to reflect changes in any offered Services, changes in the law, or for other reasons as deemed necessary by Messer. The effective date of any Terms will be reflected in the “Last Revised” entry at the top of these Terms. Your continued use of the Website after any such change is communicated shall constitute your consent to such change(s).
You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and Messer as a result of these Terms or use of the Website. You may not assign these Terms without the prior written consent of Messer in all instances. Messer may assign these Terms, in whole or in part, at any time. Messer’s performance of this agreement is subject to existing laws and legal process, and nothing contained in these Terms is in derogation of Messer’s right to comply with governmental, court, and law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of the Website or information provided to or gathered by Messer with respect to such use.
If any part of these Terms are determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision, and the remainder of these Terms shall continue in effect.
Company Contact Information.
Questions can be directed to Messer at:
Messer Construction Co.
643 W. Court Street
Cincinnati, OH 45203