Terms of Use

By accessing or otherwise using this website you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.


Age


By using the website, you represent that you are 13 years of age or older (if you are located in theUnited States) or 16 years of age or older (if you are located outside of the United States). If you are a user between the ages of 13 and 18 (or the age of majority in your jurisdiction), please review this Agreement with your parent or guardian. Your parent or guardian should agree to this Agreement on your behalf, and parental discretion is advised for all users under the age of 18 (or the age of majority in the applicable jurisdiction).


Intellectual Property


The materials contained on the website are protected by copyright law, trademark law, international conventions, and other intellectual property laws and the contents may not be copied, modified, distributed, displayed, transferred,posted, transmitted, and/or reproduced in any manner whatsoever either in whole or in part without prior written permission of Tech Lighting.

For example, Tech Lighting and/or the respective designers, including, but not limited to EFC Designs, Inc. claim copyright in product designs and images contained on the website and such content may not be used without their express written permission.

Additionally, the design, structure, selection, coordination, and arrangement of the website and its contents is owned by Tech Lighting and protected by intellectual property law.


All trademarks are the property of their respective owners and may not be used without express written consent from the trademark owner.


Limitation of Liability


Tech Lighting and its representatives specifically disclaim, to the fullest extent permitted by law, any and all warranties, express or implied, relating to the website or its contents.


Under no circumstances will Tech Lighting be liable forany claims or damages as a result of your access or use of (or inability to access or use) the website or its contents. Your access and use of the website is at your own risk.


Tech Lighting is not responsible for the unauthorized download of information from the website or for the uses of any product or information provided by otherparties.


Without written consent from Tech Lighting, the material on this website may be downloaded for personal use only. Tech Lighting is not responsible for any errors and/or omissions in the website materials, products, and/or pricing.


Account Registration and Security


You understand that you may need to create an account to have access to certain portions of the website. You are entirely responsible for the security and confidentiality of your password and account. Furthermore, you are entirely responsible for any and all activities that occur under your account.


By creating an account, you confirm that the information provided is true and that you agree to abide by this agreement. Please note that your account can be cancelled without notice if it is determined that false or misleading information has been provided, this Agreement has been violated, or other abuses have occurred as determined by Tech Lighting in its sole discretion.


Privacy Policy


Your submission of personal information through the website is governed by our Privacy Policy which can be accessed by clicking on the "Privacy Policy" link located in the footer section of the website. This Agreement incorporates by reference the terms and conditions of the Privacy Policy.


Product Information

Many productsdisplayed on the websites are available in select stores in the United Statesand in some cases, select foreign markets. The prices displayed on the website are quotedin U.S. Dollars.


Certain productsare available exclusively online through the website.


We have made every effort to display as accurately as possible the colors and styles of our products that appear on the website. We cannot guarantee that the display of any color or style on your computer or mobile device will be accurate.


User Submissions


We love to see your photos! Tech Lighting invites you to post, share, and tag your content.


By uploading, submitting, sending or tagging your content on social media or through the website, you give Tech Lighting permission to reproduce and use your content as follows:


You grant all Tech Lighting brands permission to use, store, reproduce, modify, publicly display and distribute your content. Your content may be used for marketing purposes, including but not limited to email campaigns, blog posts,social media posts, store materials, and other customer communications.


Tech Lighting’s license to your content is non-exclusive and royalty free.


You represent and warrant that you own all rights to your content and that the distribution of your content will not violate the intellectual property rights, privacy rights, or legal rights of any third party.


Tech Lighting does not claim ownership of user-generated content or endorse any opinions expressed in the materials submitted by any other users. Tech Lighting has the right to remove user content at any time, for any reason, and without notice.


Errors, Inaccuracies, Omissions


Information on our website may contain typographical errors, inaccuracies, or omissions that relate to product descriptions, pricing, promotions, offers, and availability. We reserve the right to correct any errors,inaccuracies, or omissions and to change or update information or cancel orders if any information on the website is inaccurate at any time without prior notice (including after you have submitted your order).


Third Party Content


The website may contain links to third-party websites that are not owned or controlled by Tech Lighting. Tech Lighting has no control over and assumes no responsibility for the content, policies, or practices of any third-party websites.


Illegalor Improper Use


You may not use the website or its contents for any illegal or improper purpose. You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Tech Lighting, its affiliates and employees for any investigation, defense, settlement or legal proceeding arising out of or relating to your illegal or improper use of the website and/or its content.


Choice of Law Provision


This Agreement shall be construed in accordance with the laws of the State ofIllinois, without regard to any conflict of law provisions. Any dispute arising under this agreement shall be resolved exclusively by the state and federal courts located within CookCounty, Illinois.


Severability


If any provision of these terms shall be deemed invalid, void, or unenforceable for any reason, then that provision shall be deemed severable from the remaining provisions and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions.


Non-Waiver


Our failure to enforce any provision of these terms shall not be deemed a waiver of such provision nor of the right to enforce such provision, and a waiver by usof any right under these terms on any occasion will not in any way constitute awaiver of such right or any other right on any other occasion.


Changes to Termsand Conditions


Tech Lighting may modify these terms and conditions at any time, at its sole discretion without prior notice. If you access or use the website after Tech Lighting posts a change, you accept that change. If you do not accept the change, do not access or use the website. You should check these terms and conditions periodically.


User Submissions

We love to seeyour photos! Tech Lighting invites you to post, share and tag your content withthe hashtag #techlighting and our handle @techlighting_official on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and beyond. We also welcome you to upload your photos through techlighting.com for a chance to be included in our galleries.

By uploading, submitting, sending or tagging your content on social media or through techlighting.com,you give us permission to reproduce and use your content as follows:

You grant Tech Lighting and all Visual Comfort & Co. brands permission to use, store, reproduce, modify, publicly display and distribute your content. Your content may be used for marketing purposes, including but not limited to email campaigns, blog posts, social media posts, store materials and other customer communications.

Our license to your content is non-exclusive and royalty free.

You represent and warrant that you own all rights to your content and that the distribution of your content will not violate the intellectual property rights, privacy rights or legal rights of any third party.

Visual Comfort & Co. does not claim ownership of user-generated content or endorse any opinions expressed in the materials submitted by any other users. Visual Comfort & Co. has the right to remove user content at any time, for any reason and without notice.



Privacy

By accessing or using this website, you agree to this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy may change from time to time. Your continued use of the website after we make changes is deemed acceptance of those changes, so please check this Privacy Policy periodically for updates.

I. Personal Information Collected

We will collect personal information from users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when users visit the site, register on the site, place an order, fill out a form, respond to a survey, subscribe to a newsletter and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our website anonymously. If we provide links to websites of other organizations, this privacy policy does not cover how that organization processes personal information. We encourage you to read the privacy notices on the other websites you visit.

a. How do we collect your data?

The following are examples of the ways in which information will be collected:

  • Directly from you (e.g., during account registration, filling out a form, subscription to a newsletter or emails)
  • Indirectly from you (e.g., observing your actions on the website)
  • From third parties (e.g., third party social networking providers, data aggregators, affiliates)
  • From publicly available sources (e.g., online database searches)

b. What data do we collect?

The following are examples of the types of personal information collected:

  • Information you provide: name, email address, mailing address (billing and shipping), phone number, transaction information, payment card information, etc.
  • Information associated with the use of our site: information gathered from cookies and web pixels, such as IP address and interactions on the website to enhance your experience on our website, aggregations of multiple visits to the website, chat information
  • Non-personal identification information: the browser / system information, the type of computer and technical information about users means of connection to our website, such as the operating system and the Internet service provider(s) utilized and other similar information.

c. How will we use your data?

We use your personal information for the following purposes:

  • Fulfill the order and delivery of products along with tax collection and remittance
  • Live chat and servicing an order or inquiry
  • Provide relevant information based on location – e.g. nearby showrooms
  • Determine eligibility for admittance into trade discount program
  • Account activation and maintenance
  • Analytics, business trends, and insights
  • Interaction on social media

We may share your personal information with one or more of the third parties described here:

  • between and among companies which are affiliated or under common ownership with Tech Lighting or Visual Comfort & Co.,
  • vendors, service providers and consultants that perform services on our behalf,
  • companies which store and process data on our behalf,
  • companies which perform data analytics for us,
  • companies which help deliver and track our products,
  • companies which send you information about products on our behalf, and,
  • companies which you request us to share your personal information with.

Sharing of personal information with service providers or disclosures to third parties may involve the storage or processing of personal information outside of the jurisdiction in which you are located. Local privacy laws may require the disclosure of personal information to governmental authorities under circumstances that are different than those that apply in your country of residence.

In addition to what is listed in this Privacy Policy, we may also collect, use, and share your personal information in other ways with your consent or as otherwise permitted or required by law.


II. Data Retention

We will not save your personal information longer than necessary with respect to the purpose of the processing, unless otherwise required or permitted by law.


III. Communications

We may use your personal information to contact you with newsletters, marketing, or promotional materials.


IV. Cookies

Cookies are files placed on your computer to collect standard Internet log information and visit behavior information. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent though some features of the website require cookies, including registration for an online account. When you visit our website, we may collect information from you automatically through cookies or similar technology in order to enhance and personalize your online experience and permit us to remember you when you return to our website, to deliver personalized marketing, and to better understand the way you use our website. For further information about cookies, visit allaboutcookies.org.


V. Data Collection

We collect information using the following technologies in order to analyze the functionality and effectiveness of the website, to measure the performance of a marketing effort on our behalf, including email marketing, or to place advertising on our behalf across the Internet.

- "Cookies" as explained above.

- "Log files" track actions occurring on the website and collect data including your IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, referring/exit pages, and date/time stamps.

- "Web beacons," "tags," and "pixels" are electronic files used to record information about how you browse the website.


VI. "Do Not Track" Signals

Our website does not support Do Not Track (DNT) at this time. DNT is a privacy preference you can set in your web browser to indicate that you do not want certain information about your web page visits tracked and collected across websites. For more details, including how to turn on Do Not Track, visit www.donottrack.us.


VII. Security

The security of your personal information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. We strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information.


VIII. Google Analytics

We use a tool called "Google Analytics" to collect some information we listed above, including usage and website activity information. We use the information we get from Google Analytics to improve the services. In order to collect this information, Google Analytics may set cookies on your browser or mobile device, or read cookies that are already there. Google Analytics may also receive information about you from apps you have downloaded, that partner with Google. We do not combine the information collected through the use of Google Analytics with personally identifiable information.

Google's ability to use information collected by Google Analytics about your visits and share it with another application which partners with Google is restricted by the Google Analytics Terms of Use and the Google Privacy Policy. Please review those and see http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/ for information about how Google uses the information provided to Google Analytics and how you can control the information provided to Google. To prevent your data from being used by Google Analytics, you can download the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on for Google Analytics, which can be found here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/


IX. Know Your Rights

To the extent a specific element of our processing, use, or disclosure of your personal information relies upon your consent, you may withdraw such consent at any time by contacting info@visualcomfort.com or 1-877-762-2323. Such a withdrawal will not affect the lawfulness of the processing, use, or disclosure prior to the consent withdrawal.

If you wish to object to the processing, use, or disclosure of your personal information on the basis of legitimate interest and no opt-out mechanism is available to you directly, please send your request to info@visualcomfort.com.

If you do not provide us with certain portions of your personal information, we may not be able to fulfill the requested purpose of collection, such as to respond to your queries or to provide our website to you. However, unless otherwise specified, not providing your personal information will not result in legal consequences for you.


X. Exercise Your Rights

For any questions regarding the Privacy Policy or to exercise your rights, please contact info@visualcomfort.com or 1-877-762-2323.

Visual Comfort & Co.
7400 Linder Ave
Skokie IL 60077


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