Terms & Conditions
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The Directed Electronics Web Site is comprised of various Web sites and Web pages
operated by Directed Electronics and its affiliates (collectively, the "Directed
No portion of this service may be reproduced in any form, or by any means, except
as authorized below, without prior written permission from Directed Electronics.
1. Acceptance of Terms through Use
By accessing this Web Site ("Site"), you agree to all terms, conditions, and notices
of Use, please do not use this Site. The content and other materials (collectively
the "materials") available on this Site are proprietary to Directed Electronics
("Directed") and are provided as a courtesy to users only. Directed reserves the
the right to seek all remedies available in law and equity for such violations.
2. Use of Site
You acknowledge and agree that all materials available on this Site are protected
by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents, trade secrets, or other proprietary
rights and laws, and that any unauthorized use of the materials may violate such
rights and laws. Except as stated herein, none of the materials may be copied, reproduced,
distributed, republished, modified, downloaded, displayed, posted or transmitted,
in whole or in part, in any form or by any means, including, but not limited to,
electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without the prior
written permission of Directed. Directed authorizes you to view and download the
materials at the Site only for your personal, non-commercial use, provided that
you retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the original
materials on any copies of the materials. Any use of the materials on any other
Web site, server, or networked computer environment for any purpose is expressly
automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any downloaded or printed
materials obtained from the Site.
3. Use of Software
If you download software from this Site ("Software"), use of the Software is subject
to the license terms in the Software License Agreement that accompanies or is otherwise
provided with the Software. You may not download or install the Software until you
have read and agreed to the terms of the Software License Agreement.
4. U.S. Government Restricted Rights
The materials on this Site are provided with "RESTRICTED RIGHTS." Use, duplication,
or disclosure by the Government is subject to restrictions as set forth in applicable
laws and regulations. Use of the materials by the Government constitutes acknowledgment
of Directed's proprietary rights in them.
A partial list of U.S. Trademarks owned by Directed follows. Any questions concerning
the use of these Trademarks or whether a Trademark that does not appear on this
list is a Trademark of Directed should be referred to Directed's Intellectual Property
department at U.S. 1-(760) 598-6200.
Directed Trademarks and Service marks Viper, Clifford, Cliffalarm, Sidewinder, Merlin,
Sniper, Hornet, Equalizer, Failsafe, Avital, Valet, Ibeam, CallGuard, Invisibeam,
Python, Snake Design, VRS, Wasp, Boa, No One Dares Come Close, Rattler, Security
for the Best, Auto-Mate, DEI, Voiceshield, Legi-lite, Nite-Lite, Scan-Safe, Etch-it,
Warn Away, Doubleguard, Nuisance Prevention, Safe-Lite, Stinger, Code Plus, Back
Talk, Effective Vehicle Security, Soft Chirp, Revenger, There is no Antidote Putting
the Sting On Crime, It's Your Car Keep it that Way, Proguard, Hornet (bug image),
Primesecurity, Q-Start Voice, The Clear Difference, DEI, Python, DEI AUDIO, Virtual
Link, VirtualKey, Rock Solid, Auto Key, NCP Techsoft Viper, Bitwriter, Code Hopping,
ESP, Venom, Steal Stopper, IMS, Proguard Vocalarm are trademarks of Directed Electronics.
6. General Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability
Although Directed has attempted to provide accurate information on this Site, Directed
assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of the information or materials; nor
does Directed warrant that the information or materials are up to date; that this
Site will be available at any particular time or location; that any defects or errors
will be corrected; or that the materials are free of viruses or other harmful components.
Your use of this Site is at your sole risk. Directed may change the materials or
products mentioned at any time without notice. Mention of non-Directed products
or services is for information purposes only and constitutes neither an endorsement
nor a recommendation.
ALL INFORMATION AND MATERIALS PROVIDED ON THIS WEB SITE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITH
ALL FAULTS AND WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING
WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTIBLITY, NONINFRINGEMENT OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, OR FITNESS
FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
IN NO EVENT SHALL DIRECTED OR ITS SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT,
SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOST
PROFITS OR REVENUES, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, COSTS OF REPLACEMENT GOODS, LOSS OR
DAMAGE TO DATA ARISING OUT OF THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THIS SITE OR ANY DIRECTED
PRODUCT, DAMAGES RESULTING FROM USE OF OR RELIANCE ON THE INFORMATION PRESENT, EVEN
IF DIRECTED OR ITS SUPPLIERS HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
BECAUSE SOME JURISDICTIONS PROHIBIT THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR
CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
7. User Communications
Other than personally identifiable information, use of which is governed by the
Directed Online Privacy Statement, any information or communication you transmit
or post to this Site, and any data, images, sounds, text, and other material embodied
therein ("User Communication(s)") will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary.
Directed will have no obligations with respect to such User Communications; and
by posting or submitting User Communications to this Site you: (i) agree that Directed
and its designees may disclose, reproduce, display, perform, adapt, modify, distribute,
have distributed, and otherwise use such User Communications in any form, anywhere
and for any purpose, and (ii) warrant and represent that the public posting and
use of your User Communications by Directed will not infringe or violate the rights
of any third party. You are prohibited from posting or transmitting to or from this
Site any unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, scandalous, inflammatory,
pornographic, or any other material that could give rise to any civil or criminal
liability under the law.
8. Password Protected
Access to and use of any password protected area of the Site, is restricted to authorized
users only who have met the qualifications required by Directed, in its sole discretion,
for use of such password protected area. Distribution of a password to any person
or entity not authorized to use the password is prohibited and will result in immediate
removal of the password holder's rights to access this Site.
9. Removal of Content and Discontinuation of ServiceTermination of Authorization
to Use Site
Directed reserves the right to remove content or discontinue services available
on this Site with or without notice. Directed further reserves the right to terminate
your authorization to use any services at this Site; to terminate your password,
if any; and to delete any one or more of your related accounts; for any reason or
for no reason, immediately and at any time.
10. Links to Third Party Sites
This Web Site may contain links to third party sites. Access to any other Internet
site linked to this Web Site is at the user's own risk. Directed does not control,
and is not responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any information, materials,
data, opinions, advice or statements made on these sites, or about any products
found at those sites, or about any search results that may be obtained from using
them. Directed provides these links merely as a convenience and the inclusion of
such links does not imply an endorsement.
Upon a request by Directed, you agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Directed
and its subsidiaries, affiliates, agents, co-branders or other business partners,
and its and their employees, contractors, officers, and directors from all liabilities,
claims, and expenses, including attorney's fees, that arise from your use or misuse
of this Site. Directed reserves the right, at it own expense, to assume the exclusive
defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in
which event you agree to cooperate with Directed in asserting any available defenses.
This Site is administered by Directed from its offices at Vista, California, in
the United States of America. Directed makes no representation that materials on
this site are appropriate or available for use in locations outside the United States,
and accessing them from territories where their content are illegal is prohibited.
You may not use or export or re-export the materials at this Site or any copy or
adaptation in violation of any applicable laws or regulations including, without
limitation, United States export laws and regulations. If you choose to access this
site from locations outside the United States, you do so on your own initiative
and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws.
13. Choice of Law and Forum
of the State of California without giving effect to any principles of conflicts
of laws. You expressly agree that the exclusive jurisdiction for any claim or action
be filed only in the state or federal courts located in the County of San Diego,
State of California, and you further agree and submit to the exercise of personal
jurisdiction of such courts for the purpose of litigating any such claim or action.
14. General Provisions
between you and Directed with respect to your use of this Site and supersedes all
prior or contemporaneous communication s and proposals (whether oral, written, or
electronic) between you and Directed with respect to use of this Site. You also
may be subject to additional terms and conditions that may apply when you use Content,
software, or services provided by third party providers to this Site. The failure
not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any part of these Terms of
Use is held invalid or unenforceable, by a court of competent jurisdiction, that
portion shall be construed in a manner consistent with applicable law to reflect,
as nearly as possible, the original intentions of the parties, and the remaining
portions shall remain in full force and effect. You agree that regardless of any
statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related
to use of this Site must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause
of action arose or be forever barred.