Web Site Terms and Conditions of Use

By accessing this web site, you are agreeing to be bound by these web site Terms and Conditions of Use, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing this site. The materials contained in this web site are protected by applicable copyright and trade mark law.

Use License:
1. Permission is granted to temporarily download one copy of the materials (information or software) on Lethbridge Fasteners and Tools web site for personal, non-commercial transitory viewing only. This is the grant of a license, not a transfer of title, and under this license you may not:
a. modify or copy the materials;
b. use the materials for any commercial purpose, or for any public display (commercial or non-commercial);
c. attempt to decompile or reverse engineer any software contained on Lethbridge Fasteners and Tools web site;
d. remove any copyright or other proprietary notations from the materials; or
e. transfer the materials to another person or “mirror” the materials on any other server.
2. This license shall automatically terminate if you violate any of these restrictions and maybe terminated by Lethbridge Fasteners and Tools at any time. Upon terminating your viewing of these materials or upon the termination of this license, you must destroy any downloaded materials in your possession whether in electronic or printed format.

The materials on Lethbridge Fasteners and Tools web site are provided “as is”. Lethbridge Fasteners and Tools makes no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties, including without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchant ability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights. Further, Lethbridge Fasteners and Tools does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on its Internet web site or otherwise relating to such materials or on any sites linked to this site.

In no event shall Lethbridge Fasteners and Tools or its suppliers be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption,) arising out of the use or inability to use the materials on Lethbridge Fasteners and Tools Internet site, even if Lethbridge Fasteners and Tools or a Lethbridge Fasteners and Tools authorized representative has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage. Because some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, or limitations of liability for consequential or incidental damages, these limitations may not apply to you.

Revisions and Errata:
The materials appearing on Lethbridge Fasteners and Tools web site could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. Lethbridge Fasteners and Tools does not warrant that any of the materials on its web site are accurate, complete, or current. Lethbridge Fasteners and Tools may make changes to the materials contained on its web site at any time without notice. Lethbridge Fasteners and Tools does not, however, make any commitment to update the materials.

Lethbridge Fasteners and Tools has not reviewed all of the sites linked to its Internet web site and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Lethbridge Fasteners and Tools of the site. Use of any such linked web site is at the user’s own risk.

Site Terms of Use Modifications:
Lethbridge Fasteners and Tools may revise these terms of use for its web site at any time without notice. By using this website you are agreeing to be bound by the then current version of these Terms and Conditions of Use.

Governing Law:
Any claim relating to Lethbridge Fasteners and Tools web site shall be governed by the laws of the Province of Alberta without regard to its conflict of law provisions.

General Terms and Conditions applicable to Use of a Web Site.
Privacy Policy:
Your privacy is very important to us. Accordingly, we have developed this Policy in order for you to understand how we collect, use, communicate and disclose and make use of personal information. The following outlines our privacy policy:
• Before or at the time of collecting personal information, we will identify the purposes for which information is being collected.
• We will collect and use of personal information solely with the objective of fulfilling those purposes specified by us and for other compatible purposes, unless we obtain the consent of the individual concerned or as required by law.
• We will only retain personal information as long as necessary for the fulfillment of those purposes.
• We will collect personal information by lawful and fair means and, where appropriate, with the knowledge or consent of the individual concerned.
• Personal data should be relevant to the purposes for which it is to be used, and, to the extent necessary for those purposes, should be accurate, complete, and up-to-date.
• We will protect personal information by reasonable security safeguards against loss or theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification.
• We will make readily available to customers information about our policies and practices relating to the management of personal information.
• We are committed to conducting our business in accordance with these principles in order to ensure that the confidentiality of personal information is protected and maintained.

Terms of Purchase
Limited Warranty:
• The warranty and return policy for all products sold here under (the “Products”) is determined by the original equipment manufacturer and/or supplier. All products sold by Lethbridge Fasteners and Tools Ltd. (“Lethbridge Fasteners”) are warranted only to the extent of the manufacturer’s/supplier’s warranty, and only to purchasers (“Buyers”) for resale or for use in their business in Canada.
• Products are warranted against defects in workmanship or materials only in accordance with the individual manufacturer’s warranty policy. Manufacturers of certain Products, such as fasteners, do not provide a warranty period.
• Any part which is determined by Lethbridge Fasteners to be defective in material or workmanship and returned to an Lethbridge Fasteners branch or authorized service location as Lethbridge Fasteners designates, shipping costs prepaid, will be repaired or replaced, at Lethbridge Fastener’s sole option, as the Buyer’s exclusive remedy.

Warranty Disclaimer. Lethbridge Fasteners has made a diligent effort to illustrate and describe the Products in its catalogues accurately; however, such illustrations and descriptions are for the sole purpose of identification, and do not express or imply a warranty or condition that the Products are merchantable, or fit for a particular purpose or that the Products will necessarily conform to the illustrations or descriptions. The Products are sold to Buyers on an “as is, where is” basis, and no warranty or condition or affirmation of fact, express or implied, other than as set forth in the limited warranty above is made or authorized by Lethbridge Fasteners. Any and all representations and warranties, express or implied, legal, statutory, conventional or otherwise with respect to the Products (including, implied warranties as to merchant ability or fitness for a particular purpose),whether pursuant to the Sale of Goods Act of any province or otherwise, are hereby expressly excluded and disclaimed.

Limitation of Liability. Any liability for indirect, special, exemplary, punitive, consequential or incidental damages is expressly disclaimed by Lethbridge Fasteners. Lethbridge Fastener’s liability in all events for all damages, losses and causes of action (whether in contract, tort or otherwise) shall be limited in the aggregate to, and shall not exceed, the purchase price paid by the Buyer for the Product in question.

Prompt Disposition. Lethbridge Fasteners will make a good faith effort for prompt correction or other adjustment with respect to any Product which proves to be defective within the warranty period. Before returning any Product, write or call Lethbridge Fasteners from which the Product was purchased, giving date and number of original invoice and describing the defect. Lethbridge Fasteners will give instruction as to the method of returning the Product.

Product Suitability. Many provinces and locations have laws, codes and regulations governing sales, construction, installation and/or use of products for certain purposes, which may vary from those in neighboring areas. While Lethbridge Fasteners attempts to ensure that its Products comply with such codes, it cannot guarantee compliance, and cannot be responsible for how Products are installed or used. Before purchase and use of a Product, please review the Product, and applicable national, provincial and local laws, codes and regulations, and be sure that the Product, as well as its installation and use, complies with them.

Hazardous Materials Information. For the information of Buyers, Lethbridge Fasteners has obtained Material Safety Data Sheets (“MSDS”) for all “controlled products” within the meaning of the Hazardous Products Act (Canada) and the Controlled Products Regulations made under that Act, in respect of Products offered for sale by Lethbridge Fasteners. The MSDS in question conform to the requirements of provincial occupational health and safety legislation which regulates “hazardous material” and the applicable Workplace Hazardous Materials Information Systems Regulations made there under. Such MSDS are available upon request. The information and recommendations contained in the applicable MSDS supplied/prepared by the manufacturer are considered to be accurate and reliable. However, Lethbridge Fasteners makes no warranty with respect to the accuracy or reliability of the information or the suitability of the recommendations. Lethbridge Fasteners disclaims any and all liability to any user thereof.

Cross-Reference Information. Product cross-reference comparisons do not imply that all products compared are available, or in the case of functional equivalency, that past performance and other characteristics are comparable. For critical applications, review specifications prior to purchase.

Manufacturers’ Warranties and Sales Literature. Most of the Products listed in Lethbridge Fastener’s catalogues are warranted to the end users by their manufacturer. As applicable, such warranties may supersede or exclude other stated warranties. As a service, Lethbridge Fasteners will obtain copies of warranties from the warrantor and will furnish them free of charge to customers who request them. Lethbridge Fasteners assumes no responsibility for such warranties or sales literature by performing this service.

Sales and Freight Terms
Sales Policy:

Terms. By placing an order, Buyers accept and agree to Lethbridge Fastener’s terms and conditions, including the limited warranty, which are subject to change from time to time without prior notice. The current terms and conditions, including the limited warranty, can be obtained at www.lethfast.ca.

PRICES are listed in Canadian currency and are subject to change without notice. Quotations on large quantities are available on request. Contact Lethbridge Fasteners or sales representative for further information.

SALES TAX. Lethbridge Fasteners is required to charge goods and services tax and applicable provincial sales tax on items for which a sales tax exemption certification has not been provided. When ordering, please provide any valid exemption certificate.

PAYMENT TERMS. For Buyers with established credit, terms are net thirty (30) days from date of shipment. If credit is not established, please include payment with order or purchase through Visa or MasterCard. All payments must be in Canadian dollars. Lethbridge Fasteners shall have the right to set-off and deduct for any sums owed. If Buyer fails to make payment within thirty (30) days, Lethbridge Fasteners may defer shipments until such payment is made, or may, at its option, cancel all or any part of unshipped order. Interest will be charged on overdue accounts at 2% per month (26.82% compound per annum).

CREDIT BALANCE. Buyer agrees that any credit balance issued will be applied within one (1) year of its issuance. If not applied or requested within one (1) year, any balance remaining will be subject to cancellation, and Lethbridge Fasteners shall have no further liability.

Product Availability and Special Orders. Products are subject to availability at time of order. Some special order items as indicated in the catalogue must meet manufacturer’s minimum order quantity requirements at time of order, and may require additional shipping time.

Where Products purchased from Lethbridge Fasteners are to be exported, Buyer assumes sole responsibility for arranging the export of the Products from Canada and their importation into other countries and shall at all times comply with all applicable laws in relation thereto, including but not limited to export control laws, rules and regulations of Canada. Lethbridge Fasteners will not be the exporter under any circumstances. Buyer shall not export Product purchased from Lethbridge Fasteners without first obtaining all necessary written consents, permits and authorizations and completing such formalities as may be required by any such laws, rules and regulations. Buyer further represents and warrants that it will not export or divert Products to any country or to any person to which or to whom export from Canada is prohibited under applicable laws, rules and regulations.

Force Majeure. Lethbridge Fasteners shall not be liable for any damage, cost or loss of profit of Buyer or any delay or failure in delivery or for any failure to perform caused by a force beyond its control, including, but not limited to, an act of God, action or failure to act of any government or governmental board, commission, department, bureau or authority, confiscation, war, blockade, insurrection, invasion, quarantine restrictions, riot, sabotage, acts of the public enemy, flood, fire, explosion, epidemic, landslide, lightning, earthquake, storm, accident, strike, lockout, work slowdown, work stoppage, differences with workers, embargo, power failure or shortage and any delay or failure of supplies, equipment, labour or transportation.

Freight Policy. Freight is F.O.B. shipping point. Lethbridge Fasteners reserves the right to charge freight and handling fees, including, without limitation, fees for small orders, rural and/or rush deliveries or special handling, fees for oversized and/or heavy items.
• Oversized and/or Overweight items will be shipped Collect.

Title and Risk of Loss. Title and Risk of Loss in the Products pass to Buyer at the time of shipment from Lethbridge Fasteners. If Product is damaged in transit, Buyer must file a claim with the carrier. If Products are undeliverable for 2 days, carrier will return them to Lethbridge Fasteners and additional charges may apply.

Return Policy. Any cancellation or return must be approved by Lethbridge Fasteners (in its discretion), be accompanied by proof of purchase, and may be subject to restocking and other charges. Any returns due to shipping errors, damage or loss must be reported to Lethbridge Fasteners immediately. For returns not related to damage or loss during shipping, Product must be returned within 30 days of shipment and be in original package and resalable condition.

Assignment. Buyer shall not assign any order or any interest therein without the written consent of Lethbridge Fasteners and any such actual or attempted assignment shall entitle Lethbridge Fasteners to cancel such order upon notice to Buyer.

Modification of Terms. No addition to or modification of terms and conditions shall be binding on Lethbridge Fasteners unless agreed to by Lethbridge Fasteners in writing, and Lethbridge Fastener’s acceptance of any order shall not be construed as assent to any additional terms and conditions.