The www.smartwaternavigator.com website is owned by Ecolab USA Inc. and the underlying tool is administered by S&P Global Trucost (hereinafter “The Parties”).

1. Disclaimer of Warranties

This www.smartwaternavigator.com and its content are provided by the Parties on an “as is” and “as available” basis. While we endeavor to keep the information up to date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, services, assessments, results, reports, mitigation actions, maps or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.

2. Limitation of Liability

In no event will the Parties be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website.

3. External Content

There are links on this website that take you to other websites outside of our service. Any links provided to third party websites outside of this site are provided solely for your convenience. The operation and content of such third party websites is beyond our control, and we do not endorse in any manner whatsoever or accept any responsibility for the content or other material that may be contained on such websites, the use of such websites, or any products or services advertised on or sold through any such websites. We have no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.

4. Facility Locations

The tool asks users to designate the location of their facility. The terms “country,” “state,” or “province” or “city” do not imply any judgment on the legal status of any territory, or any endorsement or acceptance of disputed boundaries, on the Parties or the data providers.

5. Proprietary Rights

All material on this website, including the methodology, text and images, are protected by copyright law and such copyright is owned by the Parties unless credited otherwise. It may not be copied, reproduced, republished, downloaded, posted, distributed, broadcast or transmitted in any way without the copyright owner’s consent, except for your own personal, non-commercial use. If a consultant or other user would like to use the tool for commercial purposes, please contact northamerica@trucost.com for information about licensing.

6. Provision of Services

Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However, the Parties take no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being virus-free or temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.

The Parties reserve the exclusive right to change, complement, delete or halt publication completely or for a limited period, of parts of the webpages or the entire offer without separate notification.

7. Applicable law and jurisdiction

By accessing the www.smartwaternavigator.com site, you agree that all relations between yourself and the Parties are subject to United States law only. Likewise, you subject yourself to the exclusive jurisdiction of the ordinary courts of the State of Minnesota, for all disputes of whatever nature that might arise between yourself, Ecolab and/or Trucost.

8. Data protection

By accessing the www.smartwaternavigator.com site, you accept that the Parties collect, transfer, compile and/or archive your personal data pursuant to the online privacy policy and you waive your data protection rights in accordance with such online privacy policy.

9. Changes to the Terms

The Parties reserve the right to modify these terms from time to time at our sole discretion and without any notice. Changes to our terms become effective on the date they are posted and your continued use of www.smartwaternavigator.com after any changes to the terms will signify your agreement to be bound by them.

March 2021

Contact Information:

Ecolab: www.ecolab.com or contact smartwaternavigator@ecolab.com
S&P Global Trucost: www.trucost.com or contact info@Trucost.com or northamerica@trucost.com.