AMERICAN RENTAL ASSOCIATION WEBSITE LEGAL NOTICE AND CONDITIONS OF USE

Thank you for visiting the website of the American Rental Association (“ARA”). Please read the following page carefully as it sets forth the Conditions of Use which you agree to be subject to. Your use of the ARA website located at http://www.ararental.org (the “Site”) shall constitute your acceptance of these Conditions of Use and constitute a legally binding agreement between yourself and ARA. Therefore, it is your responsibility to carefully read these Conditions of Use before using this Site. You may not use the Site if you do not consent to be bound by the Terms and Conditions set forth below.

LAWS AND REGULATIONS: Access and use of this Site is subject to all applicable international, federal, state and local laws and regulations. You agree not to use the Site in any way which violates such laws or regulations.

COPYRIGHT AND TRADEMARKS: The information available on or through this Site is the property of ARA or its licensors, and is protected by copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property laws. You may not modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, publish, sell, license, create derivative works or otherwise use any information available on or through this Site for commercial or public purposes absent ARA’s express written permission to do so. You may not use the trademarks or logos on this Site for any purpose including, but not limited to use as "hot links" or meta tags in other pages or websites without the written permission of ARA or such third party that may own the trademark. Questions concerning trademark ownership, usage, or infringement should be directed to ARA at contact@ararental.org.

TAMPERING: You agree not to modify, move, add to, delete or otherwise tamper with the information contained in the Site. You also agree not to decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble or unlawfully use or reproduce any of the software, copyrighted or trademarked material, trade secrets, or other proprietary information contained in the Site.

THIRD PARTY INFORMATION: Although ARA monitors the information on the Site, some of the information is supplied by independent third parties. While ARA makes every effort to insure the accuracy of all information on the Site, ARA makes no warranty as to the accuracy of any such information.

LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES: This Site may contain links that will let you access other websites that are not under the control of ARA. The links are only provided as a convenience, and ARA does not endorse any of these websites. ARA assumes no responsibility or liability for any material that may be accessed on other websites reached through this Site, nor does ARA make any representation regarding the quality of any product or service contained at any such website.

LINKS FROM THIRD PARTY SITES: ARA prohibits unauthorized links to the Site and the framing of any information contained on the Site or any portion of the Site. ARA reserves the right to disable any unauthorized links or frames. ARA has no responsibility or liability for any material on other websites that may contain links to this Site.

NO ENDORSEMENT: The articles, tools, links, and other resources provided herein are solely for informational purposes, and do not constitute an endorsement by ARA of any particular product or service.

PRIVACY: Protecting the privacy of the users of the Site is important to ARA. ARA’s Privacy Policy Notice describes how we use and protect information you provide to us.

SECURITY: The security of information transmitted through the internet can never be guaranteed. ARA is not responsible for any interception or interruption of any communications through the internet or for changes to or losses of data. You are responsible for maintaining the security of any password, user ID, or other form of authentication involved in obtaining access to password protected or secure areas of the Site. In order to protect you and your data, ARA may suspend your use of the Site without notice, pending an investigation, if any breach of security is suspected.

PASSWORD PROTECTED/SECURE AREAS: Access to and use of password protected and/or secure areas of the Site is restricted to authorized users only. Unauthorized access to such areas is prohibited and may lead to criminal prosecution.

NO WARRANTIES: INFORMATION AND DOCUMENTS PROVIDED ON THIS SITE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND “AS AVAILABLE” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. ARA DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THIS SITE, ITS SERVERS, OR E-MAIL SENT FROM ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. ARA USES REASONABLE EFFORTS TO INCLUDE ACCURATE AND UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION ON THIS SITE; ARA DOES NOT, HOWEVER, MAKE ANY WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS AS TO ITS ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS. ARA PERIODICALLY ADDS, CHANGES, IMPROVES, OR UPDATES THE INFORMATION AND DOCUMENTS ON THIS SITE WITHOUT NOTICE. ARA ASSUMES NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THE CONTENT OF THIS SITE. YOUR USE OF THIS SITE CONSTITUTES YOUR EXPRESS AGREEMENT THAT USE OF THIS SITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL ARA BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY LOST PROFITS OR DAMAGES FOR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF INFORMATION, PROGRAMS OR OTHER DATA) THAT RESULT FROM ACCESS TO, USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE THIS SITE OR DUE TO ANY BREACH OF SECURITY ASSOCIATED WITH THE TRANSMISSION OF INFORMATION THROUGH THE INTERNET, EVEN IF ARA WAS PREVIOUSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

CERTAIN STATE LAWS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES. IF THESE LAWS APPLY TO YOU, SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS, OR LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU, AND YOU MIGHT HAVE ADDITIONAL RIGHTS.

JURISDICTION/GOVERNING LAW: By visiting the Site you agree that these terms and conditions shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Illinois, USA, and applicable federal laws without regard to conflicts of law principles. You agree that any and all proceedings relating to this Site and the subject matter contained herein shall be maintained in the courts of the state of Illinois or the federal district courts sitting in Illinois, which courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction for such purpose.

SITE POLICIES, MODIFICATION, AND SEVERABILITY: Please review our other policies, such as our Privacy Policy Notice, posted on this Site. These policies also govern your visit to this Site. ARA reserves the right to make changes to our Site, policies, and these Conditions of Use at any time. If any of these conditions shall be deemed invalid, void, or for any reason unenforceable, that condition shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining condition.

OUR CONTACT INFORMATION: American Rental Association 1900 19th Street Moline, IL 61265 Phone 800-334-2177 Fax 309-764-1533 contact @ ararental.org or by visiting http://www.ararental.org/ContactUs/