Terms of Use

MSA Website Terms of Use

MSA is a nonprofit corporation incorporated in the State of Delaware. MSA is also tax exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. MSA undertakes its activities in accordance with its nonprofit and tax exempt status and all applicable laws.

Copyright. All materials on this website are owned or licensed by MSA and are protected under the copyright laws of the United States and under applicable international treaties and conventions. Copyright 2009 MSA. All rights reserved. Any reproduction, retransmission, or republication of all or part of any materials on this site is expressly prohibited, except as specifically authorized by MSA. Requests for permission to reprint any materials in part or whole must be submitted to MSA. Such requests must include a copy of the materials that will be used, and a detailed explanation of where and for what purpose the materials will be used. Contact information, including name, phone number, fax number, and email must also be provided in such requests. MSA reserves the right to not allow permission for use of materials on the website if such use is deemed to be inconsistent with the mission and goals of MSA.

Trademarks. The names, trademarks, service marks, and logos of MSA appearing on this site are owned by MSA (the "marks") and may not be used in any advertising, publicity, or otherwise to indicate MSA affiliation, without MSA’s prior express written permission. Use of the marks in a manner not consistent with such policies may result in discipline including reprimand, suspension, or revocation and the loss of the use of such marks. Use of the marks without authorization also may result in a legal action for trademark infringement.

Disclaimer. MSA makes no representations or warranties about the accuracy or suitability of any information or materials on this website; all such content is provided on an "as is" basis. MSA HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES REGARDING THE CONTENTS OF THIS SITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ALL WARRANTIES OF TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY, AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. MSA does not guarantee, warrant, or endorse the products or services of any firm, organization, or person.

Links. Although MSA may include links providing direct access to other Internet sites, MSA has not participated in the development of those other sites, and does not exert any editorial or other control over those other sites. MSA, therefore, takes no responsibility for the content or information contained on, or reliability, security, or privacy policies of, those other sites.

No Legal or Professional Advice. The information contained in this website has been prepared or compiled by the MSA as a service to its members and is not intended to constitute legal advice or the rendering of legal or consulting service of any kind. Users of this website should not in any manner rely upon or construe the information or resource materials on this website as legal or other professional advice and should not act or fail to act based upon the information in this website without seeking the services of a competent legal or other professional.

Third-Party Products and Services. Information about third-party products and services has been provided to MSA by its member companies. MSA makes no recommendations or endorsements concerning third-party products and services that are referenced or listed in this Web site. The comments provided by member companies in some cases represent the views of the commenter alone and not of MSA. References to third-party products and services are provided by MSA "as is," without warranty of any kind, either express or implied. To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, MSA disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. MSA does not warrant that the results that may be obtained from the use of any third-party product or service will be accurate or reliable or that the quality of any products, services, information, or other material obtained from a third party will meet your expectations or satisfy any standards. Members who wish to act on this information bear full and complete responsibility for determining if the listed third parties can provide a service that meets their needs.