Terms & Conditions

Terms & Conditions

Please read this agreement carefully before accessing this web site. By accessing the site, or by placing an order through any means, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions below. If you do not wish to be bound by these terms and conditions, you may not access or use this site or place an order through any means.

THE INFORMATION ON THIS PAGE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. YOU MUST REVISIT THIS PAGE OFTEN TO LEARN OF CHANGES.

Your use of this site or your placement of an order through any means following any such change constitutes your agreement to follow and be bound by the Terms of Use as changed.

All the content on this site is the property of The Seal Connection. All rights reserved. Website Usage Restrictions.

You may download and/or copy portions of the content for personal, non-commercial use only, provided that you a) retain all copyright, trademark or other proprietary notices contained on the content, b) do not modify or alter the content in any way and c) do not make content available to any third party. The Seal Connection reserves complete title and full intellectual property rights in any content that you download from this Website.

You agree to use this Website only for lawful purposes. The following are included, but not limited to, in strictly prohibited actions: i) misrepresenting the identity of a user; ii) tampering in any way with this Website; and iii) conducting any type of fraudulent activity.

BACKORDERS

Backorders will ship as ordered and additional freight charges will apply. Cancellation of backorders must be requested at the time of order to prevent additional freight charges. All backorders less than $5.00 will be automatically canceled unless specified otherwise by the customer at the time of order.

CREDITS

Our payment terms for all open accounts are NET 30 days. Accounts outstanding over 30 days are reviewed daily. All accounts that reach 30 days past due (60 days from invoice date) will be automatically changed to a COD account until the past due amounts are paid. At 45 days past due (75 days from invoice date) all orders and backorders will automatically be put on credit hold until full payment is received.

RETURNS

Before you return any item, please call our customer service desk to obtain a Return Material Authorization (RMA) Number. Returned shipments without a Returned Material Authorization (RMA) number will be rejected. Our Receiving Department cannot accept a return without an RMA Number. Parts must be returned within 30 days of receipt of goods. Returned items are subject to a 20% restocking charge. All returns are subject to inspection by our Quality Control Department and may be rejected if not in resalable condition. Special order items are non-returnable.

ORDER CANCELLATIONS

Orders for Standard Cataloged Products will not be canceled once processed. All custom supplied, non-cataloged products can not be canceled. Additional cancellation charges may apply.

EXCLUSION OF WARRANTIES; LIMITATIONS OF DAMAGES

EXCEPT AS PROVIDED IN THE NEXT SECTION (TITLED CYLINDER WARRANTY") ANY WARRANTIES ON THE PRODUCTS SOLD BY SEAL CONNECTION ARE THOSE MADE BY THE MANUFACTURER. EXCEPT AS PROVIDED IN THE "SEAL CONNECTION CYLINDER WARRANTY", The Seal Connection HEREBY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.SEAL CONNECTION CA NEITHER ASSUMES NOR AUTHORIZES ANY OTHER PERSON TO ASSUME FOR IT ANY LIABILITY IN CONNECTION WITH THE SALE OF ITS PRODUCTS.

IN NO EVENT SHALL SEAL CONNECTION CA BE LIABLE TO BUYER FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING (WITHOUT LIMITATION) LOST PROFITS, COSTS OF DELAY, PERSONAL INJURY, PROPERTY DAMAGE OR LIABILITIES TO BUYER OR THIRD PARTIES ARISING FROM ANY SOURCE. THIS LIMITATION ON DAMAGES SHALL APPLY TO ALL PRODUCTS SOLD BY SEAL CONNECTION, INCLUDING SEAL CONNECTION CYLINDERS. IN THE EVENT, THAT, NOTWITHSTANDING THE TERMS OF THIS SECTION, SEAL CONNECTION IS FOUND LIABLE FOR DAMAGES BASED ON ANY DEFECT OR NONCONFORMITY IN PRODUCTS SOLD BY IT, INCLUDING CYLINDERS, ITS TOTAL LIABILITY FOR EACH DEFECTIVE OR NONCONFORMING PRODUCT SHALL NOT EXCEED THE PRICE PAID BY BUYER FOR SUCH DEFECTIVE PRODUCT.

SEAL CONNECTION CYLINDER WARRANTY

The Seal Connection herein supplies a limited express warranty to its buyers who purchase standard or custom Cylinders ("Cylinders"). The Seal Connection warrants that such Cylinders are free from defects in material and workmanship for a period of 12 months from the date the Cylinders are shipped from The Seal Connection facility. The Seal Connection will repair or replace, at its sole option, Cylinders that are found to be defective in material or workmanship upon inspection by The Seal Connection personnel when the Cylinders have been used under conditions for which the Cylinders were designed to operate. No warranty will be in effect for any of the following reasons:

  • Chemical attack, corrosion or erosion;
  • Non-compatible or dirty hydraulic fluid;
  • Seal degradation due to contamination (including hydraulic fluids), excessive heat or misapplication;
  • Excessive side loading;
  • Maintenance or disassembly of the cylinder if performed by anyone other than The Seal Connection personnel without The Seal Connection permission, prior to the date of warranty expiration;
  • Removal of the The Seal Connection ID tag indicating bore, stroke, and other information concerning traceability; or
  • Instances of improper installation or misapplication of the Cylinders.

Due to the variety of operating conditions and applications for the Cylinders and The Seal Connection related products, The Seal Connection recommends that Buyer analyze all aspects of the application and carefully select the correct cylinder product to fit the buyer's application. Buyer is solely responsible for the cylinder product selection in assessing that all performance, safety and warning requirements of the application are met. IMPROPER CYLINDER PRODUCT SELECTION, MISAPPLIED ENGINEERING OR IMPROPER USE OF THE CYLINDERS AND RELATED PRODUCTS DESCRIBED HEREIN MAY CAUSE DEATH, PERSONAL INJURY AND /OR PROPERTY DAMAGE. The Seal Connection does not imply or represent that the Cylinders will work properly in any customer application. No sales agent of The Seal Connection shall have the right to determine warranty periods, terms or conditions for Cylinders if such statements by the sales agents are different from those included herein. Buyer understands that The Seal Connection will not be held liable for any other costs or damages including any charges for removal, installation, assembly or any other charges in connection with the replacement or repair of the Cylinders. All returned products must have, before being returned to The Seal Connection an "RMA" (return material authorization) number assigned to it bySEAL CONNECTION CA’ customer service department.

THE WARRANTY STATED IN THIS SECTION IS SEAL CONNECITON SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE WARRANTY PERTAINING TO THE CYLINDERS, AND SEAL CONNECTION HEREBY DISCLAIMS ANY OTHER WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE FOR THE CYLINDERS.

Communications with The Seal Connection

We welcome your comments regarding this site. However, comments, feedback, notes, messages, ideas, suggestions or other communications transmitted to The Seal Connection will be treated as non-confidential and nonproprietary. All communications to The Seal Connection become the exclusive property of The Seal Connection and you agree that by transmitting any communication you relinquish all rights and interests in same.

Proprietary Rights

All product names, logos, trademarks, as well as other marks and trade names on this Website are the properties of The Seal Connection. You may not use, reproduce, copy or manipulate such logos in any manner without the prior written consent of the owner. The entire contents of this Website, including but not limited to text, images, music, sound, photographs, video, illustrations, icons, graphics, headers, data, information, and software (collectively, ìContentî) are subject to copyright, trademark, or other proprietary rights or licenses held by. All content is copyrighted as a collective work under the U.S. and international copyright laws and The Seal Connection owns, to the fullest extent allowed by such law, the copyright in the arrangement, coordination, enhancement and selection of such Content or this Website. Except as provided in this agreement, you may not distribute, publish, transmit, reuse, repost, ìand frameî the Content in any manner or sell or attempt to sell the Content.

Accuracy and Content

The Seal Connection works hard to ensure that the content provided is accurate and up-to-date but due to the risk that the information may be compromised by software or procedural errors, The Seal Connection does not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of the information provided on this site or in any The Seal Connection documentation. O-Rings and Things reserves the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies or omissions and to change or update information at any time without prior notice (including after you have submitted your order). Please note that such errors, inaccuracies or omissions may relate to product description, pricing and availability. Photos may vary. Pricing and shipping & handling rates are subject to change without notice. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you.

The Seal Connection does not warrant the accuracy, integrity or completeness of the content provided in this Website or in any The Seal Connection advertisement, including any advice or other similar information obtained by you from us though this Website or in any The Seal Connection advertisement. The Seal Connection makes no representation that the content provided in this Website or in any The Seal Connection advertisement is applicable or appropriate for use in locations outside the United States.

Personal Account

If you use this site, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password and for restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password.

Shipping - Risk of Loss

All items purchased from The Seal Connection are made pursuant to a shipment contract. This means the risk of loss and title for such items pass to you upon our delivery to the carrier. The Seal Connection is not responsible or liable for any damage arising from shipment.

Severability

The Terms and Conditions constitute the entire agreement between you and The Seal Connection with respect to this Website, The Seal Connection catalog or any type of The Seal Connection advertisement. The Terms and Conditions supercede all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written between you and The Seal Connection with respect to this Website, The Seal Connection catalog or any type of The Seal Connection advertisement. No modification of the Terms and Conditions shall be effective unless it is authorized in writing by The Seal Connection. If any provision of the Terms and Conditions is found to be contrary to law, then such provision(s) shall be constructed in a manner to closely reflect, as much as possible, the intentions of the parties, with the other provisions remaining in full force and effect If any of these conditions shall be deemed invalid, void, or for any reason unenforceable, that condition shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining condition.

Choice of Law

By use of this Website, The Seal Connection catalog or any type of The Seal Connection advertisement, you agree that the laws of the State of Florida, without regard to principles of conflict of laws, will govern these Terms and Conditions and any dispute of any sort that might arise between you and The Seal Connection.