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Privacy Policy and Terms of Use

Privacy Policy

Scontrino–Powell will never disclose your personal information without your express consent. We safeguard your personal information from unauthorized access through access control procedures, network firewalls and physical security measures.

Acceptance of Terms

Scontrino–Powell makes this Web site (the “Site”), including all information, documents, content, materials, and services (the “Materials”) available on the Site, available to you for your personal, non-commercial use subject to the terms and conditions set forth in this legal agreement (“Terms of Use”). By accessing, browsing and/or using the Site, you acknowledge that you have read, understand and agree to be bound by the Terms of Use and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations, including all applicable export and re-export control laws and regulations. Scontrino–Powell reserves the right to change the Terms of Use from time to time at its sole discretion. Your use of the Site will be subject to the most current version of the Terms of Use posted on the Site. You are responsible for periodically visiting these Terms of Use from time to time to review the then-current Terms of Use. If you do not agree to the Terms of Use, do not use the Site.

Access to the Site

Scontrino–Powell may alter, suspend, or discontinue this Site or any of the Materials at any time and for any reason, without prior notice to you. The Site may become unavailable due to maintenance or malfunction of computer equipment or other reasons. Scontrino–Powell shall not be liable to you or any third party for any termination or cancellation of your access to, or use of, the Site.

Use of Site Information

You are permitted to view, copy, download and print Materials from the Site, provided that:

  • you use the Materials for informational, personal and non-commercial purposes only
  • you do not modify or alter the Materials in any way
  • you do not copy or distribute graphics, reference guides, tools, templates, and sample reports from the Site separate from their accompanying text
  • you may not alter or transform this work
  • you display the copyright, logo, and/or trademark notice(s) on all documents and retain any other copyright and other proprietary notices on every copy of Materials from the Site that you make

If you cite or refer to our Materials and articles,

  • you must attribute the work in the manner specified by Scontrino–Powell (APA is the preferred format for citation), but not in any way that suggests that Scontrino–Powell endorses you or your use of the work
  • you may not quote or cite the Materials out of context
  • please keep in mind that it is always preferable to cite original authors when referring to empirical evidence and research findings rather than through secondary sources (when applicable, we provide citations and references for original authors at the bottom of our articles in APA formatting)
  • you may cite and refer to our articles and blogs in accordance with APA guidelines without obtaining expressed written permission – this includes citing ideas, statements, and small portions of exact text up to 40 words
  • you must obtain expressed written consent from Scontrino—Powell before sharing or reproducing any Material or portions thereof for educational or other purposes
  • you may find an online guide for APA formatting at https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/01/

Scontrino–Powell reserves the right to revoke the authorization to view, copy, download and print the Materials at any time and any such use shall be discontinued immediately upon written notice from Scontrino–Powell. The rights specified above to view, copy, download and print the Materials are not applicable to the design or layout of the Site. Elements of the Site are protected by trade dress and other laws and may not be copied or imitated in whole or in part. For permission to use third party materials appearing on the Site, please contact the owner of such materials.

No Additional Rights

You acknowledge and agree that except for the rights expressly granted above, all other right, title and interest in and to the Site and Services, including any and all patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret, intellectual and industrial property rights remain the sole and exclusive property of Scontrino–Powell, its suppliers and/or its licensors. Except as specifically set out in the Terms of Use, you are not authorized to use Scontrino–Powell’s name or any of its trademarks or those of its suppliers and/or its licensors in any manner whatsoever, absent prior written approval from Scontrino–Powell.

Limitations on Liability

Scontrino–Powell may make changes to the Materials, including without limitation, the prices and descriptions of any listed products at any time, without notice. The Materials on this Site may be out of date and Scontrino–Powell makes no commitment to update such Materials.

The Site could include technical or other mistakes, inaccuracies or typographical errors. Scontrino–Powell assumes no responsibility for errors or omissions in the Materials and/or other services, which are included on, referenced by or linked to this Site. References to other corporations’ sites, services and products are provided “as is” without warranty of any kind, either express or implied.

IN NO EVENT SHALL SCONTRINO–POWELL, ITS SUPPLIERS OR LICENSORS HAVE ANY LIABILITY TO YOU OR ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, LOSS OF REVENUE OR PROFIT, LOST OR DAMAGED DATA OR OTHER COMMERCIAL OR ECONOMIC LOSS, EVEN IF SCONTRINO–POWELL HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES OR THEY ARE FORESEEABLE. SCONTRINO–POWELL IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR CLAIMS BY A THIRD PARTY. IN NO EVENT SHALL SCONTRINO–POWELL’S (OR ITS SUPPLIERS’ OR LICENSORS’) MAXIMUM AGGREGATE LIABILITY TO YOU FOR DAMAGES, LOSSES AND CAUSES OF ACTION, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE), OR OTHERWISE EXCEED $1 U.S. DOLLAR. THE LIMITATIONS IN THIS SECTION SHALL APPLY WHETHER OR NOT THE ALLEGED BREACH OR DEFAULT IS A BREACH OF A FUNDAMENTAL CONDITION OR TERM OR A FUNDAMENTAL BREACH. SOME STATES/COUNTRIES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

Indemnification

By using this Site, you agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Scontrino–Powell and its affiliates, partners, third party content providers and licensors and each of their respective directors, officers, employees and agents from and against any and all claims, actions, suits, proceedings, judgments, damages, losses, liabilities, costs and expenses (including, without limitation, reasonable attorneys’ fees and related reasonable costs) arising directly or indirectly out of or in connection with (a) your breach of these Terms of Use, (b) any content uploaded, posted or transmitted by you on or through the Site, and/or (c) your activities in connection with the Site.

Collecting Information About Site Visitors

The Scontrino–Powell website uses cookies and Google Analytics software to track visitors on the site. This information is anonymous in that no individual can be identified as a visitor, and their personal information, such as name, date of birth, address or phone number, cannot be linked to the behavior of a specific site visitor. However, if a site visitor uses the Scontrino–Powell contact form, their unique behavior on the site can be tracked. Users may opt out of Google’s use of cookies by visiting the Google advertising opt-out page.

Links to Third Party Sites

This Site contains links to other sites on the Internet that are not within Scontrino–Powell’s control and are owned and operated by Scontrino–Powell’s partners, customers and other third parties (the “External Sites”). Scontrino–Powell will not review and makes no representations whatsoever about any External Sites to which you may have access through the Site. When you leave this Site and access an External Site, you do so entirely at your own risk and Scontrino–Powell is not responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any information, data, opinions, advice, or statements made on the External Sites or for the quality of any products or services available on the External Sites. Scontrino–Powell provides links to External Sites merely as a convenience.

You acknowledge and agree that the inclusion of such External Links does not imply that Scontrino–Powell endorses or accepts any responsibility or liability for any content, advertising, products or other material that may appear on or may be available on, from or through any External Sites. You further acknowledge and agree that Scontrino–Powell shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the purchase or use of or reliance on any such content, advertising, products, or other materials.

Privacy Policy Statement

The terms of Scontrino–Powell’s Privacy Policy Statement (“Privacy Policy”) are incorporated into the Terms of Use by reference. By accepting the Terms of Use, you acknowledge that you have read, understand and agree to be bound by the Privacy Policy.

International Users

The Site can be accessed from countries around the world and may contain references to products, services and programs that are not available in your country. These references do not imply that Scontrino–Powell intends to announce such products, services or programs in your country. Scontrino–Powell makes no representation that Materials on this Site are appropriate or available for use in locations outside the United States and access to the Materials from territories where they are prohibited is illegal. If you choose to access this Site from outside the United States, you do so on your own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.

Choice of Language

The Terms of Use is in the English language only, which language shall be controlling in all respects.

Choice of Law and Jurisdiction

This Site (excluding links to External Sites) is controlled by Scontrino–Powell from its offices in Sammamish, Washington, USA, notwithstanding the physical location of the servers on which the content resides. By accessing this Site, you and Scontrino–Powell agree that all matters relating to your access to, or use of, this Site shall be governed by the statutes and laws of the State of Washington and the federal laws of the United States of America applicable therein. You and Scontrino–Powell expressly disclaim all applicable choice of law or conflict of law rules and expressly exclude the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods. You and Scontrino–Powell also agree and hereby submit to the exclusive personal jurisdiction and venue of the courts in the State of Washington, United States of America with respect to such matters.

General

The Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy constitute the entire agreement between Scontrino–Powell and you and govern your use of the Sites. Neither the Terms of Use nor the Privacy Policy may be modified except in writing signed by both parties or by a new posting by Scontrino–Powell, as described in “Acceptance of Terms” above. If any provision of the Terms of Use is determined to be unlawful, void or for any reason, or unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from the remaining provisions. Any failure by Scontrino–Powell to enforce or exercise any provision of the Terms of Use or related right shall not constitute a waiver of that right or provision.

If you have any questions regarding this website or these Terms of Use, please contact us using the email link under the Scontrino–Powell contact page or call Peter Scontrino (425) 392-5694.