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Terms & Conditions of Use
All users of this Site agree that access to and use of this Site are subject to the following Terms and Conditions and other laws which apply. Please do not sure this Site if you do not agree to these terms and conditions.
Although you may “bookmark” a particular portion of this Site or otherwise bypass this Agreement, your use of this Site still binds you to the Terms. Since the Motorcycle Safety Foundation may revise this Agreement at any time, you should visit this page periodically to review the Terms & Conditions.
If you wish to return an item for refund or exchange please contact the Motorcycle Safety Foundation at 949.727.3227 ext. 3023 for a Return Authorization Number. Please have your original invoice available when you call. Products approved for refund or exchange must be in new and unused condition. Only currently offered versions of publications will be accepted for return. Please include a copy of the original invoice with your return. Customers are responsible for return shipment costs. Close out and special order items are not returnable. The Motorcycle Safety Foundation cannot be responsible for items returned without a Return Authorization Number. Please contact the Motorcycle Safety Foundation at the number above if you have any questions.
Prices subject to change without notice.
All MSF products and apparel are for personal use only, and not intended for re-sale without authorized written permission in advance from the Motorcycle Safety Foundation.
All trademarks, service marks and trade names of the Motorcycle Safety Foundation used herein (including but not limited to the Motorcycle Safety Foundation name and the Motorcycle Safety Foundation Red Triangle Logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of the Motorcycle Safety Foundation.
The entire content included in this Site, including but not limited to images, designs, photographs, video clips, illustrations, text, graphics or code is copyrighted as a collective work and/or individual works, under the United States and other trade dress and copyright laws, and is the property of the Motorcycle Safety Foundation ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Permission is granted to electronically copy and print hard copy portions of this site for the limited purpose of placing an order with the Motorcycle Safety Foundation or purchasing the Motorcycle Safety Foundation products. You may display and, subject to any expressly stated restrictions or limitations relating to specific material, download or print portions of the material from the various areas of the site solely for your own personal, non-commercial use, or to place an order with the Motorcycle Safety Foundation or to purchase Motorcycle Safety Foundation products. Any other use, including but not limited to the distribution, reproduction, display or transmission of the content of this site is prohibited. You agree not to modify or delete any proprietary notices from materials downloaded from the site.
The Motorcycle Safety Foundation website and the materials and products in this site are provided “as is” and without warranties of any kind, whether express or implied. To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, the Motorcycle Safety Foundation disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. The Motorcycle Safety Foundation does not represent or warrant that the functions contained in the site will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes the site available are free of viruses or other harmful components. The Motorcycle Safety Foundation does not make any warranties or representations regarding the use of the materials in this site in terms of their correctness, accuracy, adequacy, usefulness, timeliness, reliability or otherwise. The above limitations may not apply to you.
Limitation of Liability
The Motorcycle Safety Foundation shall not be liable for any special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, the materials on this site or the performance of the products, even if the Motorcycle Safety Foundation has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Applicable law may not allow the limitation or exclusion of liability or incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.
These terms and conditions are applicable to you upon your accessing the site and/or completing the registration or shopping process. Any or all of these terms and conditions, may be terminated by the Motorcycle Safety Foundation without notice at any time for any reason. The provisions relating to Copyrights, Trademark, Disclaimer, Limitation of Liability, Indemnification and Miscellaneous, shall survive any termination.
The Motorcycle Safety Foundation may deliver notice to you by means of electronic mail, a general notice on the site, or by written communication delivered by first class U.S. mail to your address on record in the Motorcycle Safety Foundation’s account information.
Your use of this site shall be governed in all respects by the laws of the state of California, U.S.A., without regard to choice of law provisions, and not by the 1980 U.N. Convention on contracts for the international sale of goods.
Use of Site
Harassment in any manner or form on the site, including via Email and chat or by obscene or abusive language is strictly forbidden. Impersonation of others, including a Motorcycle Safety Foundation or other licensed employee, host, or representative as well as other Customers or visitors to the Site is prohibited. You may not upload to, distribute, or otherwise publish through the site any content which is libelous, defamatory, obscene, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, illegal, or otherwise objectionable which may constitute or encourage a criminal offense, violate the rights of any party or which may otherwise give rise to liability or violate any law. You may not upload commercial content on the site or use the site to solicit others to join or become customers of any other commercial online service or other organization.
The Motorcycle Safety Foundation does not and cannot review all communications and materials posted to or created by users accessing the site and is not in any manner responsible for the content of these communications and materials. You acknowledge that by providing you with the ability to view and distribute user generated content on the site, the Motorcycle Safety Foundation is merely acting as a passive conduit for such distribution and is not undertaking any obligation or liability relating to any contents or activities on the site. However, the Motorcycle Safety Foundation reserves the right to block or remove communications or materials that it determines to be (a) abusive, defamatory, or obscene, (b) fraudulent, deceptive, or misleading, (c) in violation of a copyright, trademark or; other intellectual property right of another or (d) offensive or otherwise unacceptable to the Motorcycle Safety Foundation at its sole discretion.
You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the Motorcycle Safety Foundation, its officers, directors, trustees, employees, agents, licensors and suppliers (collectively the “Service Providers”) from and against any and all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, resulting from any violation of these terms and conditions or any activity related to your account (including negligent or wrongful conduct) by you or any other person accessing the site using your Internet account.
In an attempt to provide increased value to our visitors, the Motorcycle Safety Foundation may provide links to its sponsoring manufacturers and distributors from its own site. However, even if the manufacturer or distributor is affiliated with the Motorcycle Safety Foundation, the Motorcycle Safety Foundation has no control over these linked sites, all of which have separate privacy and data collection practices, independent of the Motorcycle Safety Foundation. The Motorcycle Safety Foundation has no responsibility or liability for these independent policies or actions and is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such web sites. Additionally, the Motorcycle Safety Foundation may also link to third-party training sites. All of these linked sites are only for your convenience and therefore you access them at your own risk. Nonetheless, the Motorcycle Safety Foundation seeks to protect the integrity of its web site and the links placed upon it and therefore requests any feedback on not only its own site, but for sites it links to as well (including if a specific link does not work).
The Motorcycle Safety Foundation’s sponsoring manufacturers and distributors may also display the Motorcycle Safety Foundation website through frames or other pass through templates.
You agree that no materials submitted by you to the Site will violate any right of any third party, including copyright, trademark, privacy or other personal or proprietary right(s). You further agree that no Comments submitted by you to the Site will be or contain libelous or otherwise unlawful, abusive, or obscene material. You are and shall remain solely responsible for the content of any materials you submit.
The Motorcycle Safety Foundation will not collect any personally-identifiable information about you (e.g., your name, address, telephone number or e-mail address (“personal data”) through our websites unless you have provided it to us voluntarily.
If you do provide us with personal data, we may use that information in the following ways, unless stated otherwise: we may store and process that information to better understand your needs and how we can further develop and improve our MSF curriculum offerings and products; we (or another party on our behalf) may use that information to contact you in this regard. We do not now and do not intend to sell, rent or market personal data about you to third parties.
Additional Information Collected Automatically
In some cases, we may automatically (i.e., not via registration) collect technical information when you connect to our site that is not personally-identifiable. Examples of this type of information include the type of Internet Browser you are using, the type of computer operating system you are using and the domain name of the website from which you linked to our site.
Information Placed Automatically on Your Computer – Cookies
When you view one of our websites, we may store some information on your computer. This information will be in the form of a “Cookie” or similar file and can help us in many ways. For example, Cookies allow us to tailor a website to better match your interests and preferences. With most Internet Browsers, you can erase Cookies from your computer hard drive, block all Cookies or receive a warning before a Cookie is stored. Please refer to your Browser instructions or help screen to learn more about these functions.
We have taken steps to display as accurately as possible the colors of our products that appear on our Site. However, as the actual colors you see will depend on your monitor, we cannot guarantee that your monitor’s display of any color will be accurate.
All MSF products and apparel are for personal use only and not intended for re-sale without authorized written permission in advance from the Motorcycle Safety Foundation. Some items may be restricted to certified RiderCoaches, Chief Instructors, and/or Instructors. All purchases of such items are subject to verified certification status. There may be other additional agreements (e.g. Rider Education Recognition Program, or “RERP”) that also cover the use, distribution, and ordering of curriculum and other restricted products, and those agreements remain in full effect. In the event that restricted products are erroneously ordered or shipped, the Motorcycle Safety Foundation may cancel an order in progress, or request the return of such items.
Unless the Customer provides MSF with a complete, valid, and correct tax exemption certificate applicable to the product ship-to location prior to MSF’s acceptance of the order, the Customer is responsible for sales and all other taxes associated with the order.
If applicable, a separate charge for taxes will be shown on the invoice (current State tax rate will be charged and collected by MSF on all sales in California and Pennsylvania). With respect to the state of California, MSF will additionally collect District Taxes for the County of Orange. In all other cases, the customer is responsible for remitting to their respective state, the appropriate and applicable district tax, as well as any other applicable taxes, if not charged by MSF.