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:

Halon Seeker
Someone who wants to obtain or acquire recycled or reclaimed Halons through purchases, trade or exchange.

Halon Provider
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 ("TOS").


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