Terms of Use

American Disposal Services, Inc. ("American Disposal Services," "we," "us," "our," or similar phrases) maintains this website in an attempt to provide you with comprehensive information regarding American Disposal Services and the ability to request service and remit payment for services provided. In addition, the website can be used to convey information about the products and services provided by American Disposal Services. American Disposal Services requires that all the visitors to our website adhere to the following rules and regulations, which govern your access to, and use of, this website. Please read these website terms of use carefully before using this website. This website is available for your use only on the condition that you agree to the terms of use set forth below. If you do not agree to all of the terms of use, do not access or use the website. By accessing, browsing or using this website, you, and the entity you are authorized to represent, acknowledge that you have read, understood and agree to be bound by these terms of use and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations, including export and re-export control laws and regulations.

1. Scope of Terms of Use
These terms of use govern your use of the website and all applications, software and services available via the website. Specific terms for the services to be provided by American Disposal Services for the collection, transportation and disposal of solid waste shall be set forth in the applicable service agreement and shall accompany, or are listed in association with, the services available via this website. These terms of use do not alter in any way the terms or conditions of any service agreement or other terms and conditions for services that you may have or will have with American Disposal Services. To the extent that there is any conflict between these terms of use and any terms and conditions or agreements relating to services you have purchased, those other terms and conditions or agreements will govern.

This website and the features it provides may be used only for lawful purposes by individuals seeking information about American Disposal Services and the services it may provide. This website is provided solely for the use of current and potential American Disposal Services customers to interact with American Disposal Services and may not be used by any other person or entity, or for any other purpose. Specifically, all services, receiving invoices and remitting payment, and other information and services provided by American Disposal Services may only be used by current and potential American Disposal Services customers for their own accounts. Use of this website to provide information to, or to request service by or for the benefit of, third parties is expressly prohibited.

In requesting service via this website, you may be asked to supply certain information relevant to your account, including without limitation your credit card number, the expiration date of your credit card, your billing address, and your site location. YOU REPRESENT AND WARRANT THAT YOU HAVE THE LEGAL RIGHT TO USE ANY CREDIT CARD(S) OR OTHER PAYMENT MEANS USED TO INITIATE ANY TRANSACTION. Any such information provided through the website will be treated by American Disposal Services in accordance with the American Disposal Services privacy policy. With respect to any individual whose personal information is provided by you to American Disposal Services, you represent to American Disposal Services that you have obtained all necessary consents for the processing of such personal information.

By submitting such information, you grant American Disposal Services the right to provide such information to third parties for purposes of facilitating the completion of purchase of services initiated by you or on your behalf. Verification of information may be required prior to the acknowledgment or completion of any transaction. You agree to pay all charges that may be incurred by you or on your behalf through the website, at the price(s) in effect when such charges are incurred, including without limitation all delivery fees, late fees and any other fees, expenses, surcharges, costs and taxes set forth in the applicable service agreement.

Any personally identifying information submitted on this website is subject to our privacy policy, the terms of which are incorporated herein. Please review our privacy policy to understand our practices.

2. Eligibility
You must be 18 years of age or older to conduct financial or service request transactions on this website; however, American Disposal Services welcomes persons under the age of 18 to enjoy the educations tools provided by American Disposal Services on this website. By visiting this website and accepting the terms of use, you represent and warrant to American Disposal Services that you have reached the age of majority in order to conduct financial or service request transactions, and that you have the right, authority and capacity to agree to and abide by these terms of use and any additional terms and conditions with respect to any service to be provided by American Disposal Services.

3. Modifications
Any aspect of the website may be changed, supplemented, deleted or updated without notice at the sole discretion of American Disposal Services. American Disposal Services has attempted to make sure all of the information on our website is current and accurate, but no guarantee is made in that regard. We may at any time revise these terms of use by updating this website. We may also at any time change our general business practices or impose fees for products and services or without prior notice. By using and continuing to access this website, you agree to be bound by any such revisions and changes and should therefore periodically visit this page to determine the then-current terms of use to which you are bound.
American Disposal Services expressly disclaims liability for omissions and inaccuracies in any part of this website.

4. Intellectual Property
Any and all intellectual property rights associated with the website and its contents are the sole property of American Disposal Services and its affiliates. The material provided in this website is protected by copyright and other laws in both the United States and other countries. All custom graphics, icons and other items that appear on the website are trademarks or service marks of American Disposal Services or its affiliates and may not be used or interfered with in any manner without the express written consent of American Disposal Services. Except as stated herein, none of the material set forth in this website may be copied, reproduced, distributed, republished, downloaded, displayed, posted or transmitted in any form or by any means, including, but not limited to, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, without the prior written permission of American Disposal Services. Any unauthorized use of any material contained on this website may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and communications regulations and statutes.

Except as expressly provided herein, American Disposal Services does not grant to you any express or implied rights to American Disposal Services’s or any third party’s intellectual property.

In addition, except to the extent required by law or as expressly provided herein, none of the information provided in this website may be reverse-engineered, modified, reproduced, republished, translated into any language or computer language, retransmitted in any form or by any means, resold, or redistributed without the prior written consent of American Disposal Services. You may not make, sell, offer for sale, modify, reproduce, display, publicly perform, import, distribute, retransmit or otherwise use any of the content or other information set forth in this website in any way, unless expressly permitted to do so by American Disposal Services.

This website may contain links to third-party websites and resources. These links will let you leave our website. The linked websites are not under the control of American Disposal Services, and American Disposal Services is not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site, or any changes or updates to such sites. American Disposal Services makes no representations or warranties regarding the correctness, accuracy, performance or quality of any content, software, service or application found at any linked site. American Disposal Services is not responsible for the availability of the linked sites or the content or activities of such sites. If you decide to access linked sites, you do so at your own risk.

American Disposal Services is not responsible for webcasting or any other form of transmission received from any linked site. American Disposal Services is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by American Disposal Services of the website.

5. Restrictions on Use of the Website
In addition to other restrictions set forth in these terms of use, you agree that you shall not: (i) disguise the origin of information transmitted through the website; (ii) place false or misleading information on the website; (iii) use or access any service, information, application or software available via the website in a manner not expressly permitted by American Disposal Services; (iv) input or upload to the website any information which contains any form of computer virus that is intended to damage, interfere with, intercept or expropriate any software, computer system, this website, or any of the information or content contained herein; (v) upload, or otherwise make available, files that contain images, photographs, software or other material protected by intellectual property laws unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consent to do the same; (vi) use any material or information in any manner that infringes on any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret or other proprietary right of any party; (vii) use or access the website in any way that, in American Disposal Services’s judgment, adversely affects the performance or function of American Disposal Services, its systems or the website, or interferes with the ability of authorized parties to access the website; (viii) violate any applicable laws or regulations; (ix) create a false identity for the purpose of misleading others; (x) collect, harvest, mine or engage in any other activity to obtain email addresses, phone numbers, personal information or any other information about others; (xi) use or attempt to gain access to or use of another’s account, password, information or computer systems or networks, whether through hacking, password mining or any other means; or (xii) use the website in a fashion that, in the sole judgment of American Disposal Services, negatively reflects on the goodwill or reputation of American Disposal Services.

6. Account Information
If any of the services provided by this website require you to open an account, you must complete the registration process by providing American Disposal Services with current, complete and accurate information as prompted by the applicable registration form. You also will choose a password and a user name. You are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and account. Furthermore, you are entirely responsible for any and all activities that occur under your account. You agree to notify American Disposal Services immediately of any unauthorized use of your account or any other breach of security. American Disposal Services will not be liable for any loss that you may incur as a result of someone else using your password or account, either with or without your knowledge. However, you could be held liable for losses incurred by American Disposal Services or another party due to someone else’s use of your account or password. You may not use anyone else’s account at any time without the permission of the account holder.

7. Submissions
Neither American Disposal Services nor any of its employees accepts or considers unsolicited ideas or comments, including ideas for new advertising campaigns, marketing strategies, new or improved products and services, technologies, processes, materials, or new product names. We have found this policy necessary in order to avoid misunderstandings should our business activities bear coincidental similarities with one or more unsolicited ideas offered to us. Please do not send your unsolicited ideas to American Disposal Services or anyone at American Disposal Services. However, we do welcome feedback regarding many areas of our existing businesses that will help satisfy customers’ needs, and feedback can be provided through the many listed contact areas on the website. Any feedback you provide shall be deemed a "submission" under the terms hereof.

If any ideas or comments are received, you acknowledge that: (i) they will not be considered confidential or proprietary, and your idea will automatically become the property of American Disposal Services without compensation to you; (ii) American Disposal Services and its affiliates are under no obligation to keep such information confidential; (iii) American Disposal Services will have no obligation to return your idea to you or respond to you in any way; and (iv) American Disposal Services will have an unrestricted, irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free right to use, communicate, reproduce, publish, display, distribute and exploit such comments or ideas in any manner it chooses.

8. Termination
You agree that American Disposal Services, at its sole discretion, may terminate or suspend your use of the website at any time and for any or no reason, even if access and use continue to be allowed to others. Upon such suspension or termination, you must immediately: (i) discontinue use of the website; and (ii) destroy any copies you have made of any portion of the content of the website. Accessing the website after such termination, suspension or discontinuation shall constitute an act of trespass. Further, you agree that American Disposal Services shall not be liable to you or any third party for any termination or suspension of your access to the website.

Further, American Disposal Services shall have the right to refuse or cancel any orders placed via this website. American Disposal Services shall have the right to refuse or cancel any such orders whether or not the order has been confirmed and your credit card charged. If your credit card has already been charged for the purchase and your order is canceled, American Disposal Services shall promptly issue a credit to your credit card account in the amount of the charge.

9. Disclaimer of Warranties
AMERICAN DISPOSAL SERVICES MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE RESULTS TO BE OBTAINED FROM USING THE WEBSITE, AND THE USE OF SAME IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. THIS WEBSITE MAY INCLUDE TECHNICAL OR OTHER MISTAKES, INACCURACIES, OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. THE WEBSITE MAY BE OUT OF DATE, AND AMERICAN DISPOSAL SERVICES MAKES NO COMMITMENT TO UPDATE THE SITE, MATERIALS AND SERVICES.

THIS WEBSITE, AND THE CONTENT AND INFORMATION PROVIDED HEREIN, ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS. AMERICAN DISPOSAL SERVICES AND ITS AFFILIATES, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTIES’ RIGHTS, AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. AMERICAN DISPOSAL SERVICES AND ITS AFFILIATES MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES ABOUT THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, SECURITY OR TIMELINESS OF THE CONTENT, INFORMATION OR SERVICES PROVIDED ON OR THROUGH THE USE OF THE WEBSITE. NO INFORMATION OBTAINED BY YOU FROM THE WEBSITE SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED BY AMERICAN DISPOSAL SERVICES IN THESE TERMS OF USE.

THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND WITH YOUR AGREEMENT THAT YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM, LOSS OF DATA OR OTHER HARM THAT RESULTS FROM SUCH ACTIVITIES. AMERICAN DISPOSAL SERVICES ASSUMES NO LIABILITY FOR ANY COMPUTER VIRUS OR OTHER SIMILAR SOFTWARE CODE THAT IS DOWNLOADED TO YOUR COMPUTER FROM THE WEBSITE OR IN CONNECTION WITH ANY SERVICES OR MATERIALS. NO INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM AMERICAN DISPOSAL SERVICES OR VIA THIS WEBSITE, SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THE TERMS OF USE. AMERICAN DISPOSAL SERVICES WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS THAT YOU MAY INCUR AS A RESULT OF SOMEONE ELSE’S USE OF YOUR PASSWORD OR ACCOUNT WITH RESPECT TO THIS WEBSITE OR ANY SERVICES OR MATERIALS, EITHER WITH OR WITHOUT YOUR KNOWLEDGE.

AMERICAN DISPOSAL SERVICES MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT: (i) THE WEBSITE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS; (ii) ACCESS TO THE WEBSITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE OR ERROR-FREE; (iii) THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE WEBSITE WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE; AND (iv) ANY ERRORS IN THE SOFTWARE WILL BE CORRECTED.

10. Limitation of Liability
TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW AND TO THE EXTENT THAT AMERICAN DISPOSAL SERVICES IS OTHERWISE FOUND RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGES, AMERICAN DISPOSAL SERVICES IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ACTUAL DAMAGES ONLY. TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL AMERICAN DISPOSAL SERVICES OR ITS AFFILIATES BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS, OR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM LOST DATA OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION RESULTING FROM THE USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE WEBSITE, OR OF ANY SITE OR RESOURCE LINKED TO, REFERENCED OR ACCESSED THROUGH THIS WEBSITE, OR FOR THE USE OR DOWNLOADING OF, OR ACCESS TO, ANY MATERIALS, INFORMATION, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, DELICT OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT AMERICAN DISPOSAL SERVICES IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, THE REMEDIES STATED IN THESE TERMS OF USE ARE EXCLUSIVE AND ARE LIMITED TO THOSE EXPRESSLY PROVIDED FOR IN THESE TERMS OF USE. AMERICAN DISPOSAL SERVICES ALSO ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY, AND SHALL NOT BE LIABLE, FOR ANY DAMAGES TO, OR VIRUSES THAT MAY INFECT, YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT OR ANY PROPERTY ON ACCOUNT OF YOUR ACCESS TO, USE OF, BROWSING ON THIS WEBSITE, OR YOUR DOWNLOADING OF ANY MATERIALS, DATA, TEXT OR IMAGES FROM THIS WEBSITE. AMERICAN DISPOSAL SERVICES’S MAXIMUM LIABILITY ARISING OUT OF, OR IN CONNECTION WITH, THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE OR YOUR USE OF ANY CONTENT SET FORTH HEREIN, REGARDLESS OF THE CAUSE OF ACTION, WILL NOT EXCEED $100.

YOU AGREE AND ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THE LIMITATIONS AND EXCLUSIONS OF LIABILITY AND WARRANTY PROVIDED IN THESE TERMS OF USE ARE FAIR AND REASONABLE.

11. Indemnification
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless American Disposal Services and affiliate companies and their respective officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives from any and all claims arising out of, or in connection with: (i) your breach of any of these terms and conditions set forth herein; (ii) any of your activities conducted in connection with this website; (iii) your use of the website or the use by any other person accessing the website using your user name and password; or (iv) any information or other material you provide to American Disposal Services or this website.

12. Jurisdiction; Governing Law
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, YOU HEREBY EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT ANY PROCEEDING ARISING OUT OF, OR RELATING TO, YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE SHALL BE INSTITUTED IN A STATE OR FEDERAL COURT SITTING IN THE COUNTY OF DUVAL, STATE OF FLORIDA, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, AND YOU EXPRESSLY WAIVE ANY OBJECTION THAT YOU MAY HAVE NOW OR HEREAFTER TO THE LAYING OF THE VENUE OR TO THE JURISDICTION OF ANY SUCH PROCEEDING. YOU AGREE THAT ANY CLAIM OR CAUSE OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF, OR RELATED TO, YOUR USE OF THE WEB SITE MUST BE FILED WITHIN ONE (1) YEAR AFTER SUCH CLAIM OR CAUSE OF ACTION AROSE. To the fullest extent permitted by law, these terms of use are governed by the internal substantive laws of the state of Florida.

13. General
You may not assign these terms of use or your interests, rights or obligations under these terms of use. If any provision of these terms of use is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these terms of use, which shall remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any of these terms of use shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or condition or any other term or condition. You hereby waive any right to receive these terms in a written format. The failure of American Disposal Services to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these terms of use shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. You and American Disposal Services are independent contractors and are not and shall not be deemed to be the legal representative or agent of the other for any purpose whatsoever, and neither you nor American Disposal Services is authorized by the other to transact business, incur obligations (either express or implied), bill goods, or otherwise act in any manner, in the name of or on behalf of the other, or to make any representation, warranty, guarantee or other promise in the name of or on behalf of the other.

14. Complete Agreement

Except as expressly provided in a separate service agreement between you and American Disposal Services, these terms of use constitute the entire agreement between you and American Disposal Services with respect to the use of the website and supersede all discussions, communications, conversations and agreements concerning the subject matter hereof.