Accessing the site and Account Security

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

You are responsible for:

  • Making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to the site.
  • Ensuring that all persons who access the site through your internet connection are aware of these Terms of Use and comply with them.

To access the site or some of the resources it offers, you may be asked to provide certain registration details or other information. It is a condition of your use of the site that all the information you provide on the site is correct, current and complete. You agree that all information you provide to register with the site or otherwise, including but not limited to through the use of any interactive features on the site, is governed by our Privacy Policy, 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 the site or portions of it 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.

Intellectual Property Rights

The site and its 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 the Company, 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.

You must not reproduce, distribute, modify, create derivative works of, publicly display, publicly perform, republish, download, store or transmit any of our intellectual property, 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 the site 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, non­commercial 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.

You must not:

  • Modify copies of any materials from this site.
  • 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 this site.

If you wish to make any use of our IP other than that set out in this section, please address your request to the email address listed at the end of these Terms of Use.

If you print, copy, modify, download or otherwise use or provide any other person with access to any part of the site in breach of the Terms of Use, your right to use the site 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 IP is transferred to you, and all rights not expressly granted are reserved by the Company. Any use of the site not expressly permitted by these Terms of Use is a breach of these Terms of Use and may violate copyright, trademark and other laws.

The RACO name, logo, and all related names, logos, product and service names, designs and slogans are trademarks of RACO or its affiliates or licensors. You must not use such marks without our prior written consent. All other names, logos, product and service names, designs and slogans on the site are the trademarks of their respective owners.

Software License

We may provide software on the site for you to download.  Subject to these Terms of Use, RACO grants you a limited, non-exclusive and nontransferable license to download, install, and use such software for your personal, non-commercial use on a single device.

You may not: (1) copy the software, except as expressly permitted by this license; (2) modify, translate, adapt or otherwise create derivative works or improvements of the software; (3) reverse engineer, disassemble, decompile, decode or otherwise attempt to derive or gain access to the source code of the software or any part thereof;(4) remove, delete, alter or obscure any trademarks or any copyright, trademark, patent or other intellectual property or proprietary rights notices from the software, including any copy thereof; rent, lease, lend, sell, sublicense, assign, distribute, publish, transfer or otherwise make available the software or any features or functionality of the software, to any third party for any reason, including by making the software available on a network where it is capable of being accessed by more than one device at any time; or (5) remove, disable, circumvent or otherwise create or implement any workaround to any copy protection, rights management or security features in or protecting the software.

Prohibited Uses

You may use the site only for lawful purposes and in accordance with these Terms of Use. You agree not to use the site:

  • 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 United States 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 send, knowingly receive, upload, download, use or re-use any material which does not comply with the Content Standards set forth below set out in these Terms of Use.
  • To transmit, or procure the sending of, any advertising or promotional material without our prior written consent, including any ?junk mail?, ?chain letter? or ?spam? or any other similar solicitation.
  • To impersonate or attempt to impersonate the Company, a Company 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 the site, or which, as determined by us, may harm the Company or users of the site or expose them to liability.
  • Use the site in any manner that could disable, overburden, damage, or impair the site or interfere with any other party’s use of the site, including their ability to engage in real time activities through the site.
  • Use any robot, spider or other automatic device, process or means to access the site for any purpose, including monitoring or copying any of the material on the site.
  • Use any manual process to monitor or copy any of the material on the site or for any other unauthorized purpose without our prior written consent.
  • Use any device, software or routine that interferes with the proper working of the site.
  • 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 the site, the server on which the site is stored, or any server, computer or database connected to the site.
  • Attack the site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service attack. Otherwise attempt to interfere with the proper working of the site.

Reliance on Information Posted

The information presented on or through the site is made available solely for general information purposes. We do not warrant the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of this information. Any reliance you place on such information is strictly at your own risk. We disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by you or any other visitor to the site, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.

Changes to the Site

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

Linking to the Site 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.

The site may provide certain social media features that enable you to:

  • Link from your own or certain third-party websites to certain content on the site.
  • Send emails or other communications with certain content, or links to certain content, on the site.
  • Cause limited portions of content on the site 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 the site or portions of it to be displayed, or appear to be displayed by, for example, framing, deep linking or in-line linking, on any other site.
  • Otherwise take any action with respect to the materials on the site that is inconsistent with any other provision of these Terms of Use.

The site from which you are linking, or on which you make certain content accessible, must comply with all applicable federal, state, local, and international laws and regulations, and it must not contain any material which is defamatory, obscene, indecent, abusive, offensive, harassing, violent, hateful, inflammatory, misleading, or otherwise objectionable.

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

Links from the Site

If the site 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 the site, you do so entirely at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for such websites.

Geographic Restrictions

The owner of the site is based in the State of Ohio in the United States. We provide the site for use only by persons located in the United States. We make no claims that the site or any of its content is accessible or appropriate outside of the United States. Access to the site may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. If you access the site from outside the United States, you do so on your own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.