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Terms of Use

We hope your TEC experience will exceed your expectations and that you will find the information on our site both timely and useful.


Ownership of Site Content and Copyrights

The “content” of this site – including all of the information, images, illustrations, designs, photographs, text, audio and video clips, and other material that appears on this site – is the property of TEC or is provided by TEC with the permission of the owner. Your use of this content is subject to federal copyright law and to other federal and state laws, including laws regarding trademarks, trade dress, and other intellectual property rights.


Use Restrictions

You have permission to display, copy, distribute, download, and print in tangible form the content of this site for the purposes of: (1) using this site as a shopping resource or (2) placing an order with TEC, provided you do not modify the site and you retain all copyright and other proprietary notices appearing in the content you use. Except in connection with shopping or placing an order, you may not copy, reproduce, distribute, republish, download, display, post, transmit, or record – either electronically or in any other manner or form – the content of this site without the prior written permission of TEC or the applicable copyright owner. “Framing” any of the content of this site or mirroring this site, even with proper display of the restrictions contained in these Terms of Use, is specifically prohibited. Please note that the permission granted to you to use the content of this site terminates automatically if you breach any of these Terms of Use.


Accuracy of Information; Disclaimer of Warranty

Although we believe that all of the information contained on our site is accurate and complete, and we make every effort to keep this information up to date, we do not represent or warrant the accuracy or completeness of any information on our site. For example, product descriptions and illustrations are based on information provided by our vendors and suppliers. By furnishing such information, we are not making any express warranties regarding the products described or any warranties regarding the fitness of any products for a particular use or purpose. All warranties come from the manufacturer or supplier of the particular product.


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Information Subject to Change

All information on this site is subject to change, including information on product availability. In particular, there is no “price protection” until an order is actually submitted. For your convenience, we have provided you with the ability to link directly from this site to certain World Wide Web sites maintained by others. Our provision of this facility does not constitute an endorsement of these other sites, nor do we assume any responsibility for the information contained on any of these other sites.


Prices and Order Limits

Prices advertised on this site are for Internet orders. Prices on some items may differ from those charged on telephone, fax, or other orders. International and private classes may be subject to additional fees and will require a custom quote by TEC. We reserve the right to limit sales, including the right to prohibit sales, at our discretion.


Your Privacy is Important To Us

For this reason, we have established a privacy policy that safeguards your personal information, and we are committed to protecting its confidentiality:

  • We will limit the collection and use of personal information to what is necessary to administer our business, provide you with the highest quality service, and offer you opportunities we think will be of interest.
  • We will not disclose any individual information except in the limited circumstances described below.
  • We wholeheartedly support strong and effective privacy guidelines and practices on the Web and believe that these will enhance everyone’s use of the Web.


Collected Information

We collect information about you when you register with us or purchase products from us, from our use of “cookies” and other tracking technology as you access our web site, and when you email us. (A “cookie” is information we place on your computer to help us identify you or your preferences or interests as reflected by your visits to our website.)


What do we do with this information?

We use personal information you provide to us — such as your name and address, telephone or fax number, or email address — to fulfill your orders, to contact you with questions or information about your orders, and to provide you with information that you request. We may also use this information and information about your interests and preferences in our continuing efforts to keep our customers and friends informed about new and exciting products, services, and promotions that we offer, which may include mailings, telephone calls, and email mailings. We may employ other companies or individuals to provide certain services to us such as sending email, analyzing customer lists and data, or provide consulting services. These third parties will have access to the information needed to perform their functions, but cannot use that information for any other purpose.

Except for this sharing, we will not intentionally disclose any personal information about you unless we are required to do so by law. We use reasonable precautions to keep your personal information secure and to disclose it only to third parties we believe will use it appropriately. We are not responsible, however, for breaches of security or for any actions of third parties who receive the information. We also link to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies of other web sites, and we urge you to examine their policies before disclosing any information.


Exclusion of Liability

Neither we, nor any other party (whether or not involved in producing, maintaining or delivering this Website), shall be liable or responsible for any kind of loss or damage that may result to you or a third party as a result of your, or their, use of our website or the information contained within it. This exclusion shall include, but not be limited to, servicing or repair costs and, without limitation, any other direct, indirect or consequential loss, and whether in tort or contract or otherwise in connection with this Website or the training and educational information provided by TEC and their partners. Nothing in these Terms shall exclude or limit liability for: death or personal injury caused by negligence, fraud, or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter.


Changes to These Terms of Use

We may from time to time revise these Terms of Use by updating this posting. By using this site you agree to be bound by any such revisions and, consequently, you should periodically visit this page to review the then-current Terms of Use by which you are bound. You agree that in the event that any portion of these Terms of Use is found to be unenforceable, the remainder of these Terms of Use will remain in full force and effect.

Finally, TEC controls and operates this site from its offices at Alexandria, Virginia USA. Consequently, any questions relating to these Terms of Use or their application in a particular situation shall be governed by the laws of the United States and the state of Virginia.