Terms of Service (TOS)
for Registrants of the Online Halon Trader
The following are the terms and conditions for use of the
On-line Halon Trader service ("the Service"):
The On-line Halon Trader provides an information service
to users, owners, managers and/or operators of systems, services
and/or organisations related to fire protection worldwide.
This service is provided free of cost as an information service
of UNEP DTIE OzonAction Programme under the Multilateral Fund.
UNEP is only an information provider and does not, in any
manner, become party to the transaction between those who
seek halons ("halon seekers") and those who provide
halons ("halon providers").
UNEP does not endorse, recommend or certify any of the companies,
individuals, or products mentioned in this web module.
The decision to implement a halon management strategy requires
careful consideration of a wide range of situation-specific
parameters, many of which may not be addressed by this web
module. Responsibility for this decision and all its resulting
impacts rests exclusively with the individual or entity choosing
to implement the option. UNEP does not make any warranty or
representation, either expressed or implied, with respect
to its accuracy, completeness or utility; nor do they assume
any liability f or events resulting from the use of, reliance
upon, any information, material or procedure described herein,
including but not limited to any claims regarding health,
safety, environmental effects, efficacy, performance, or cost
made by the source of information.
The designations employed and the presentation of the material
in this web module does not imply the expression of any opinion
whatsoever on the part of the UNEP concerning the legal status
of any country, territory, city or area or of its authorities,
or concerning delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries.
Moreover, the views expressed do not necessarily represent
the decision or the stated policy of UNEP, nor does citing
the trade names or commercial processes constitute endorsement.
The Service is offered to you conditional to your acceptance
without modification of the following terms and conditions:
Someone who wants to obtain or acquire recycled or reclaimed
Halons through purchases, trade or exchange.
Someone who wants to provide or offer recycled or reclaimed
Halons through sales, trade or exchange.
Applicable to Halon Providers
TYPE OF HALONS. The halons listed by my organization through
this web module are recovered, recycled, reclaimed or banked,
and they are not newly-produced ("virgin") halons
being sold for the first time.
Applicable to Halon Seekers
CRITICAL USES. My organization has endeavoured to reduce,
avoid, or eliminate the use of halons to the maximum extent
feasible, and are seeking recovered, recycled, reclaimed or
banked halons for an essential or critical use.
Applicable to All Users
MONTREAL PROTOCOL: My country is a Party to the Montreal Protocol.
CAVEAT EMPTOR: "Let the user beware". Any claims,
specifications, conditions or statements made through this
site by Halon Seekers and Halon Providers should be evaluated
and verified by the interested party to ensure that they are
accurate. UNEP does not in any way verify the authenticity
or accuracy of postings made through this site.
MEMBER LOGIN, PASSWORD, AND SECURITY - To become a member
of the Halon Bank, you must complete the registration process
by providing us with current, complete and accurate information
as prompted by the Registration Form. You will also choose
a login name and Password. You are entirely responsible for
maintaining confidentiality of your password. You have a choice
to change the details provided in the registration form including
password. A login name once registered cannot however be changed.
UPDATED INFORMATION: It is the sole responsibility of every
member organization to update its information (contact address,
quantity of halons available or required etc.). UNEP OzoneAction
Programme will not be responsible for any outdated information.
TERMINATION: UNEP reserves the right to terminate registrations
in cases where inaccurate, misleading or false information
has been provided.
NATIONAL LAWS: It is the responsibility of the members to
conform to applicable legal obligations in their region during
a transaction and UNEP will not be responsible for any non-conformance
with the law of the land.
NOTIFICATION OF TRANSATIONS: Members are encouraged (but
not required) to notify UNEP of successful transactions of
halon made possible through this site, to help us understand
the usefulness of this service.
BY CLICKING THE "ACCEPT" BUTTON AND COMPLETING
THE REGISTRATION PROCESS, YOU ARE STATING THAT YOU HAVE READ
ALL THE TERMS OF SERVICE FOR HALON BANKING AND THAT YOU AGREE
TO BE BOUND BY ALL OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THE SERVICE