Terms of Use

1. Acceptance of Terms of Use

Steel Instruments provides this website to you, your employees, agents, contractors and any other entity on whose behalf you accept these terms (collectively “You”), subject to these Terms. These Terms are entered into by and between Jackson Steel Guitar and You, and You accept them by using this website in any manner.

2. Non-commercial Use Only

This Steel Instruments website, or any other publicly accessed site maintained by Steel Instrument’s Web server linked to these Terms (“Sites”) includes without limitation all information, documents, communications, files, text, white papers, methodologies, studies, video files, audio files, software code, photographs, graphics, processes, technologies or other materials available through the Website (collectively, “Materials”). STEEL Instruments hereby authorizes You to view, print, copy and distribute information published by STEEL Instruments on the Sites, provided that provided that: (i) the information may be used internally (by You or any third party to whom You distribute it) only for informational purposes; (ii) no fee may be charged for distribution of any information to any third party; and (iii) any and all copyright or other proprietary notices that appear on the Sites or any STEEL Instruments Web page, together with these Terms, must appear on all copies that You make or distribute.

3. Intellectual Property Rights

The Materials published on the Sites, as well as their selection and arrangements, are protected by copyrights, trademark and/or other intellectual property laws, and any unauthorized use of the Materials at the Sites may violate such laws and the Terms. Except as expressly provided herein Jackson Steel Guitar does not grant any express or implied rights to use the Materials. You agree not to copy, republish, frame, transit, modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, assign, distribute, license, sublicense, reverse engineer, or create derivative works based on the Sites, Materials or their selection and arrangement except as expressly authorized by Jackson Steel Guitar.

4. Trademark and Patent Notices STEEL Instruments, the STEEL logo, Pulling Strings and The Edge™ are trade names, trademarks, and/or service marks of STEEL Instruments. All other trade names, trademarks, logos or service marks mentioned herein are property of their respective owners.

SlideKing and custom guitar designs are by David Jackson, founder of Jackson Steel Guitar Company, and contain technologies which patents have been either obtained or applied for with the USPTO. Descriptions and photographs regarding these technologies is for informational purposes only and the use of these technologies by outside parties is strictly prohibited.

5. Warranties and Disclaimers

All Materials provided via the Sites are intended for informational purposes only and are subject to change or withdrawal by STEEL Instruments at any time without notice. STEEL Instruments assumes no responsibility for the accuracy or completeness of the Materials. THE MATERIALS ARE PROVIDED “AS IS,” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING (WITHOUT LIMITATION) ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so the above exclusion may not apply to You. IN NO EVENT WILL STEEL INSTRUMENTS BE LIABLE TO ANY PARTY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES FOR ANY USE OF THE SITES, THE MATERIALS OR ON ANY OTHER HYPERLINKED WEB SITE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY LOST PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF PROGRAMS OR OTHER DATA, EVEN IF Steel Instruments IS EXPRESSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

6. Feedback

Unless expressly provided otherwise by STEEL Instruments, all comments, feedback, information or materials (collectively “Feedback”) submitted to Jackson Steel Guitar through or in association with the Sites shall be considered non-confidential and Steel Instruments property. By submitting Feedback to Steel Instruments, You agree that Steel Instruments is free to use, reproduce, license or otherwise distribute and exploit such Feedback as it sees fit, entirely without obligation or restriction of any kind on account of intellectual property rights or otherwise.

7. Third Party Websites

The Sites may contain hyperlinks to other Websites controlled by parties other than STEEL Instruments. STEEL Instruments is not responsible for and does not make any representations whatsoever about any of these Websites.

8. General

Steel Instruments controls the Sites from its offices in Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America. You agree that any legal action, proceeding or other matters relating to Your access to or use of the Materials or the Sites shall be governed by U.S. federal law or the laws of the State of Tennessee. In the event of any legal action arising hereunder, You also agree to submit the jurisdiction and venue of any federal or state courts in the Nashville area.

You may not access, download, use or export the Materials in violation of U.S. export laws or regulations or in violation of any applicable local laws or regulations.

If You have any questions concerning legal or other matters described above, contact Steel Instruments at [email protected].