Terms of Use - Site Terms and Conditions of Use

User's Acknowledgment and Acceptance of Terms

500 Gallons Inc. ("us" or "we" or “our” or “500eco”) provides the 500eco.com website (“site” or “website”), various related services (“Service” or “Services”) and mobile application to you, the user (“user”), subject to your compliance with all the terms, conditions, and notices contained or referenced herein (the "Terms of Service" or “Terms”), as well as any other written agreement between us and you. In addition, when using particular services or materials on this site, users shall be subject to any posted rules applicable to such services or materials that may contain terms and conditions in addition to those in these Terms of Service. All such guidelines or rules are hereby incorporated by reference into these Terms of Service. BY USING THIS SITE, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS OF SERVICE. IF YOU DO NOT WISH TO BE BOUND BY THE THESE TERMS OF SERVICE, PLEASE EXIT THE SITE NOW. YOUR REMEDY FOR DISSATISFACTION WITH THIS SITE, OR ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES, CONTENT, OR OTHER INFORMATION AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH THIS SITE, IS TO STOP USING THE SITE AND/OR THOSE PARTICULAR PRODUCTS OR SERVICES. YOUR AGREEMENT WITH US REGARDING COMPLIANCE WITH THESE TERMS OF SERVICE BECOMES EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY UPON COMMENCEMENT OF YOUR USE OF THIS SITE.

These Terms of Service are effective as of 05/01/2012. We expressly reserve the right to change these Terms of Service from time to time without notice to you. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this site and these Terms of Service from time to time and to familiarize yourself with any modifications. Your continued use of this site after such modifications will constitute acknowledgement of the modified Terms of Service and agreement to abide and be bound by the modified Terms of Service. As used in these Terms of Service, references to our "Affiliates" include our owners, subsidiaries, affiliated companies, officers, directors, suppliers, partners, sponsors, and advertisers, and includes (without limitation) all parties involved in creating, producing, and/or delivering this site and/or its contents.

Description of Services

The 500eco.com website is a social sharing platform that provides users with the ability to post, upload or link content including images, videos and comments, that showcase various sustainable practices and implementations. This includes, but is not limited to, various products or practices they may incorporate in their daily lives or find interesting. All the content you submit, post, or display will be able to be viewed by other users of the Services and through third party services and websites (“User Content”). Other visitors to the site can discover sustainable practices, reshare the User Content and/or communicate with members of the site. Users can view and share the User Content through the site, mobile applications and through third party applications. Information about sustainable practices are also provided as resource to the users.

We reserve the sole right to either modify or discontinue the site, including any of the sites’ features, at any time with or without notice to you. We will not be liable to you or any third party should we exercise such right. Any new features that augment or enhance the then-current Services on this site shall also be subject to these Terms of Service.


In order to access some of the Services on this site, you will be required to use an account and password that can be obtained by completing our online registration form, which requests certain information and data (“Registration Data”) or you can register using third party services like Facebook or Twitter. Use of the site and Service is strictly prohibited for those under the age of 13. By registering, you agree that all information provided in the Registration Data is true and accurate and that you will maintain and update this information as required in order to keep it current, complete, and accurate. By connecting to 500eco with a third-party service (e.g., Facebook or Twitter), you give us permission to access and use your information from that service as permitted by that service, and to store your log-in credentials for that service. You also grant us the right to disclose to third parties certain Registration Data about you. The information we obtain through your use of this site, including your Registration Data, is subject to our Privacy Policy, which is specifically incorporated by reference into these Terms of Service. If you open an account on behalf of a company, organization, or other entity, then (a) “you” includes you and that entity, and (b) you represent and warrant that you are an authorized representative of the entity with the authority to bind the entity to these Terms, and that you agree to these Terms on the entity’s behalf. We reserve the right to discontinue and/or revoke your 500eco.com membership as a result of your breach of these Terms.

Contributing content

You are responsible for your use of the Services, for any content you post to the Services, and for any consequences thereof. You should only provide User Content that you are comfortable sharing with others under these Terms.

You agree that you are solely responsible for, and that 500eco has no responsibility to you or to any third party for, the User Content that you create, transit, or display while using the site and for the consequences of your actions (including any loss or damage which 500eco may suffer) by doing so. Once User Content has been shared on the site you understand that you are granting 500eco and Affiliates a non-exclusive, royalty-free license, perpetual, and worldwide right to copy, distribute, display, perform, publish, translate, adapt, modify, re-format and otherwise use such material for any purpose regardless of the form or medium (now known or not currently known) in which it is used.

All User Content posted on the Service must comply with U.S. copyright law. You represent and warrant that (i) you own or otherwise possess all rights to use your User Content; (ii) you are authorized to grant all of the rights described in the 500eco Terms of Service; and (iii) the use of your User Content as contemplated by this Agreement will not infringe or violate any intellectual property, privacy, publicity, contract or other rights of any person or entity.

We and our agents have the right at their sole discretion to remove any content that, in our judgment, does not comply with these Terms of Service and any other rules of user conduct for our site, or is otherwise harmful, objectionable, or inaccurate. We are not responsible for any failure or delay in removing such content. You hereby consent to such removal and waive any claim against us arising out of such removal of User Content. See "Unauthorized use of Materials" below for a description of the procedures to be followed in the event that any party believes that content posted on this site infringes on any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, right of publicity, or other proprietary right of any party.

You may choose to or we may invite you to submit comments, ideas or feedback about the Services, including without limitation about how to improve the Services or our products (“Feedback”). By submitting any Feedback, you agree that your disclosure is gratuitous, unsolicited and without restriction; your disclosure will not place 500eco under any fiduciary or other obligation; and we are free to use, disclose and otherwise exploit the Feedback without any restriction and without additional compensation to you. By acceptance of your submission, 500eco does not waive any rights to use similar or related Feedback previously known to 500eco, or developed by its employees, or obtained from sources other than you.

Following termination or deactivation of your account, or if you remove any User Content from your account, 500eco may retain your User Content for a commercially reasonable period of time for backup, archival, or audit purposes. Furthermore, 500eco and other users may retain and continue to display, reproduce, reshare, modify, re-arrange, and distribute any of your User Content that other users have reshared or which you have posted to public or semi-public areas of the Service.

500eco Content

The site and Service excluding User Content is the intellectual property of 500eco (“500eco content”) and hereby property of 500eco and its licensors. You agree not to use, modify, reproduce, distribute, sell, license, or otherwise exploit 500eco content without our written permission. By accepting these terms of service we grant you license to use the service in an appropriate manner that abides by our Terms of Service, Privacy Policy, Copyright and Trademarks Policy, and the applicable local and federal laws.

Consuming Content

We rely on content generated by users, third party content and links to third party content. 500eco makes no claim of accuracy of any User Content or third party content. Any use or reliance on any User Content or materials posted via the Services or obtained by you through the Services is at your own risk. User Content and third party content do not represent the advice, views, opinions or beliefs of 500eco.

We neither endorse nor assume any liability for the contents of any material uploaded or submitted by third party users of the site. We do not pre-screen, monitor, or edit the content posted by users of Services available on or through this site.

Please keep in mind that you are solely responsible for your interactions with other users. We reserve the right, but have no obligation, to monitor disputes between you and other users. 500eco will have no liability for your interactions with other users, or for any user’s action or inaction..

Conduct on Site

Your use of the site is subject to all applicable laws and regulations, and you are solely responsible for the substance of your communications through the site. By posting information in or otherwise using any communications service, chat room, message board, newsgroup, software library, or other interactive service that may be available to you on or through this site, you agree that you will not upload, share, post, or otherwise distribute or facilitate distribution of any content -- including text, communications, software, images, sounds, video, data, or other information -- that:

  • a. is unlawful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, libelous, deceptive, fraudulent, invasive of another persons privacy, tortious, contains explicit or graphic descriptions or accounts of sexual acts (including but not limited to sexual language of a violent or threatening nature directed at another individual or group of individuals), or otherwise violates our rules or policies;
  • b. victimizes, harasses, degrades, or intimidates an individual or group of individuals on the basis of religion, gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, country of origin, age, or disability;
  • c. infringes on any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, right of publicity, or other proprietary right of any party;
  • d. constitutes unauthorized or unsolicited advertising, junk or bulk email (also known as "spamming"), chain letters, any other form of unauthorized solicitation, or any form of lottery or gambling;
  • e. contains software viruses or any other computer code, files, or programs that are designed or intended to disrupt, damage, or limit the functioning of any software, hardware, or telecommunications equipment or to damage or obtain unauthorized access to any data or other information of any third party; or
  • f. impersonates any person or entity, including any of our employees or representatives.

In addition, you may not use your account to breach security of another account or attempt to gain unauthorized access to another network or server. Not all areas of the site may be available to you or other authorized users of the site. You shall not interfere with anyone else’s use and enjoyment of the site or other similar Services. Users who violate systems or network security may incur criminal or civil liability. You agree that we may at any time, and at our sole discretion, terminate your membership, account, or other affiliation with our site without prior notice to you for violating any of the above provisions. In addition, you acknowledge that we will cooperate fully with investigations of violations of systems or network security at other sites, including cooperating with law enforcement authorities in investigating suspected criminal violations.

Third Party Sites and Information

This site includes links to other World Wide Web sites or resources ("External Web Sites"). This site may link you to other sites on the Internet or otherwise include references to information, documents, software, materials and/or services provided by other parties. These sites may contain information or material that some people may find inappropriate or offensive. These other sites and parties are not under our control, and you acknowledge that we are not responsible for the accuracy, copyright compliance, legality, decency, or any other aspect of the content of such sites, nor are we responsible for errors or omissions in any references to other parties or their products and services. The inclusion of such a link or reference is provided merely as a convenience and does not imply endorsement of, or association with, the site or party by us, or any warranty of any kind, either express or implied.

You further acknowledge and agree that 500eco shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any External Web Sites or any services, resources, products or content therein. Finally, such External Web Sites usually have their own terms and conditions, including privacy policies, over which 500eco has no control and which will govern your rights and obligations with respect to the use of those External Web Sites. You use such External Web Sites at your own risk, so 500eco encourages you to read and consider all such terms, conditions and policies before providing any information or using any services, resources, products or content available on any External Web Sites.

Intellectual Property Information

Any unauthorized use of the materials appearing on this site may violate copyright, trademark and other applicable laws and could result in criminal or civil penalties.

Except for third party content, and User Content the contents of this site are copyrighted by us. All rights are reserved. No part of this site or the Services, products and information on this site may be reproduced or transmitted in any form by any means without our express written permission. Without limiting the foregoing, you shall not page-scrape, robot, spider, hack, password mine or use any similar automatic or manual program or process to use the site. We retain and exclusively own all right, title and interest in and to our trademarks, copyrights or other intellectual property rights on this site or contained in the services, products and information on this site.

You agree not to reproduce, transmit, display, distribute, "frame" or "mirror" any materials on this site on any other server or Internet-based device without the advance written authorization of 500eco or the owner of such Material, respectively.

Neither we or our Affiliates warrant or represent that your use of materials displayed on, or obtained through, this site will not infringe the rights of third parties. See "Unauthorized use of Materials" below for a description of the procedures to be followed in the event that any party believes that content posted on this site infringes on any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, right of publicity, or other proprietary right of any party.

The following are registered trademarks, trademarks or service marks of 500eco or its Affiliates: 500eco. All custom graphics, icons, logos and service names are registered trademarks, trademarks or service marks of 500eco or its Affiliates. All other trademarks or service marks are property of their respective owners. Nothing in these Terms of Service grants you any right to use any trademark, service mark, logo, and/or the name of 500eco, 500 Gallons Inc. or its Affiliates.

Unauthorized use of Materials

Subject to our Privacy Policy, any communication or material that you transmit to this site or to us, whether by electronic mail, post, or other means, for any reason, will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary. While you retain all rights in such User Content, you grant us and our agents and Affiliates a non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, and worldwide right to copy, distribute, display, perform, publish, translate, adapt, modify, and otherwise use such material for any purpose regardless of the form or medium (now known or not currently known) in which it is used. Please do not submit confidential or proprietary information to us unless we have mutually agreed in writing otherwise.

We respect the intellectual property of others, and we ask you to do the same. If you or any user of this site believes its copyright, trademark or other property rights have been infringed by a posting on this site, you or the user should send notification to our Designated Agent (as identified below) immediately. To be effective, the notification must include:

  • 1. Identify in sufficient detail the copyrighted work that you believe has been infringed upon or other information sufficient to specify the copyrighted work being infringed).
  • 2. Identify the material that you claim is infringing the copyrighted work collectioned in item #1 above.
  • 3. Provide information reasonably sufficient to permit us to contact you (email address is preferred).
  • 4. Provide information, if possible, sufficient to permit us to notify the owner/administrator of the allegedly infringing webpage or other content (email address is preferred).
  • 5. Include the following statement: "I have a good faith belief that use of the copyrighted materials described above as allegedly infringing is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law."
  • 6. Include the following statement: "I swear, under penalty of perjury, that the information in the notification is accurate and that I am the copyright owner or am authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed."
  • 7. Sign the paper.
  • 8. Send the written communication to the following address:

Designated Agent for Claimed Infringement, 3101 Hostetter Road, San Jose, CA 95132 Contact: support {at} 500eco {dot} com

You acknowledge and agree that upon receipt of a notice of a claim of copyright infringement, we may immediately remove the identified materials from our site without liability to you or any other party and that the claims of the complaining party and the party that originally posted the materials will be referred to the United States Copyright Office for adjudication as provided in the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA).

Mobile Application

The 500eco Service may include certain services that are available via your mobile device (“Mobile Services”) using a mobile application for the device (“Mobile Application”). You are responsible for any fees charged by your mobile carrier for using Mobile Services.

To use the Mobile Service you must have a mobile device that is compatible with the Mobile Application. 500eco does not warrant that the Mobile Application will be compatible with your mobile device. 500eco grants to you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable license to use a compiled code copy of the mobile application. You acknowledge that 500eco may from time to time issue upgraded versions of the Mobile Application, and may automatically electronically upgrade the version of the Mobile Application that you are using on your mobile device. You consent to such automatic upgrading on your mobile device, and agree that the terms and conditions of these Terms will apply to all such upgrades. Any third-party code that may be incorporated in the Mobile Application is covered by the applicable open source or third-party end user license agreement, if any, authorizing use of such code. The foregoing license grant is not a sale of the Mobile Application or any copy thereof, and 500eco or its third party licensors or suppliers retain all right, title, and interest in and to the Mobile Application (and any copy of the Mobile Application). You agree to comply with all United States and foreign laws related to use of the Mobile Application and the Mobile Services.

Disclaimer of Warranties

ALL MATERIALS AND SERVICES ON THIS SITE ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR THE WARRANTY OF NON-INFRINGEMENT. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, WE MAKE NO WARRANTY THAT (A) THE SERVICES AND MATERIALS WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, (B) THE SERVICES AND MATERIALS WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE, (C) THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE SERVICES OR MATERIALS WILL BE EFFECTIVE, ACCURATE OR RELIABLE, OR (D) THE QUALITY OF ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES, OR INFORMATION PURCHASED OR OBTAINED BY YOU FROM THE SITE FROM US OR OUR AFFILIATES WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS OR BE FREE FROM MISTAKES, ERRORS OR DEFECTS. THIS SITE COULD INCLUDE TECHNICAL OR OTHER MISTAKES, INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. WE MAY MAKE CHANGES TO THE MATERIALS AND SERVICES AT THIS SITE, INCLUDING THE PRICES AND DESCRIPTIONS OF ANY PRODUCTS LISTED HEREIN, AT ANY TIME WITHOUT NOTICE. THE MATERIALS OR SERVICES AT THIS SITE MAY BE OUT OF DATE, AND WE MAKE NO COMMITMENT TO UPDATE SUCH MATERIALS OR SERVICES. THE USE OF THE SERVICES OR THE DOWNLOADING OR OTHER ACQUISITION OF ANY MATERIALS THROUGH THIS SITE 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 OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM SUCH ACTIVITIES. Through your use of the site, you may have the opportunities to engage in commercial transactions with other users and vendors. You acknowledge that all transactions relating to any merchandise or services offered by any party, including, but not limited to the purchase terms, payment terms, warranties, guarantees, maintenance and delivery terms relating to such transactions, are agreed to solely between the seller or purchaser of such merchandise and services and you. WE MAKE NO WARRANTY REGARDING ANY TRANSACTIONS EXECUTED THROUGH, OR IN CONNECTION WITH THIS SITE, AND YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT SUCH TRANSACTIONS ARE CONDUCTED ENTIRELY AT YOUR OWN RISK. ANY WARRANTY THAT IS PROVIDED IN CONNECTION WITH ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES, MATERIALS, OR INFORMATION AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH THIS SITE FROM A THIRD PARTY IS PROVIDED SOLELY BY SUCH THIRD PARTY, AND NOT BY US OR ANY OTHER OF OUR AFFILIATES. Content available through this site often represents the opinions and judgments of an information provider, site user, or other person or entity not connected with us. We do not endorse, nor are we responsible for the accuracy or reliability of, any opinion, advice, or statement made by anyone other than an authorized 500 Gallons Inc. spokesperson speaking in his/her official capacity. Please refer to the specific editorial policies posted on various sections of this site for further information, which policies are incorporated by reference into these Terms of Service. You understand and agree that temporary interruptions of the services available through this site may occur as normal events. You further understand and agree that we have no control over third party networks you may access in the course of the use of this site, and therefore, delays and disruption of other network transmissions are completely beyond our control. You understand and agree that the services available on this site are provided "AS IS" and that we assume no responsibility for the timeliness, deletion, mis-delivery or failure to store any user communications or personalization settings. SOME STATES OR JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES, SO SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

Limitation of Liability



Upon a request by us, you agree to defend, indemnify, and hold us and our Affiliates harmless from all liabilities, claims, and expenses, including attorney’s fees, that arise from your use or misuse of this site. We reserve the right, at our own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will cooperate with us in asserting any available defenses.

Security and Password

You are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and account and for any and all statements made and acts or omissions that occur through the use of your password and account. Therefore, you must take steps to ensure that others do not gain access to your password and account. Our personnel will never ask you for your password. You may not transfer or share your account with anyone, and we reserve the right to immediately terminate your account if you do transfer or share your account.

Participation in Promotions

From time to time, this site may include advertisements offered by third parties. You may enter into correspondence with or participate in promotions of the advertisers showing their products on this site. Any such correspondence or promotions, including the delivery of and the payment for goods and services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such correspondence or promotions, are solely between you and the advertiser. We assume no liability, obligation or responsibility for any part of any such correspondence or promotion.

Use of Communication Services

We may make messaging, blogging, forums, bulletin boards, review services, chat services or other forums in which you or third parties may post reviews or other content, messages, materials or other items on the website (collectively, "Communication Services") available to the users of our website, either directly or through a third-party provider.

If we provide such Communication Services, you are solely responsible for your use of such Communication Services and use them at your own risk. User Content submitted to any public area of the website will be considered non-confidential. You agree not to post, upload to, transmit, comment, distribute, store, create or otherwise publish through the website any of the following:

  • Any message, data, information, text, music, sound, photos, graphics, code or other material that is unlawful, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, indecent, lewd, suggestive, harassing, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, inflammatory, fraudulent or otherwise objectionable;
  • Content that would constitute, encourage or provide instructions for a criminal offense, violate the rights of any party, or that would otherwise create liability or violate any local, state, national or international law;
  • Content that may infringe any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other intellectual or proprietary right of any party;
  • Content that impersonates any person or entity or otherwise misrepresents your affiliation with a person or entity;
  • Unsolicited promotions, political campaigning, advertising or solicitations;
  • Private information of any third party, including, without limitation, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses and credit card numbers, unless that third party has expressly consented to such use;
  • Viruses, corrupted data or other harmful, disruptive or destructive files;
  • Content that is unrelated to the topic of the Communication Services in which such Content is posted; or
  • Content that, in the sole judgment of 500eco, is objectionable or which restricts or inhibits any other person from using or enjoying the Communication Services or the website, or which may expose 500eco or its affiliates or its users to any harm or liability of any type.

By posting your content using the Communication Services, you are granting us an unrestricted, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, worldwide, and fully transferable, assignable, and sub-licensable right and license to use, copy, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create collective or derivative works from, distribute, perform and display your Content in whole or in part and to incorporate it in other works in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed. You further warrant that all so-called moral rights in the content have been waived.

We will not inspect or disclose the contents of private Communications except with the consent of the sender or the recipient, or in the narrowly-defined situations provided under the Electronic Communications Privacy Act, or as other required by law or by court or governmental order. Further information is available in our Privacy Policy.

We may employ automated monitoring devices or techniques to protect our users from mass unsolicited communications (also known as "spam") and/or other types of electronic communications that we deem inconsistent with our business purposes. However, such devices or techniques are not perfect, and we will not be responsible for any legitimate communication that is blocked, or for any unsolicited communication that is not blocked.

International Use

Although this site may be accessible worldwide, we make no representation that materials on this site are appropriate or available for use in locations outside the United States, and accessing them from territories where their contents are illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access this site from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws. Any offer for any product, service, and/or information made in connection with this site is void where prohibited.

Termination of Use

You agree that we may, in our sole discretion, terminate or suspend your access to all or part of the site with or without notice and for any reason, including, without limitation, breach of these Terms of Service. Any suspected fraudulent, abusive or illegal activity may be grounds for terminating your relationship and may be referred to appropriate law enforcement authorities.

Upon termination or suspension, regardless of the reasons therefore, your right to use the services available on this site immediately ceases, and you acknowledge and agree that we may immediately deactivate or delete your account and all related information and files in your account and/or bar any further access to such files or this site. We shall not be liable to you or any third party for any claims or damages arising out of any termination or suspension or any other actions taken by us in connection with such termination or suspension.

Governing Law

This site (excluding any linked sites) is controlled by us from our offices within California, United States of America. It can be accessed from all 50 states, as well as from other countries around the world. As each of these places has laws that may differ from those of California, by accessing this site both of us agree that the statutes and laws of the State of California, without regard to the conflicts of laws principles thereof and the United Nations Convention on the International Sales of Goods, will apply to all matters relating to the use of this site and the purchase of products and services available through this site. Each of us agrees and hereby submits to the exclusive personal jurisdiction and venue any court of competent jurisdiction within the State of California with respect to such matters.


All notices to a party shall be in writing and shall be made either via email or conventional mail. Notices to us must be sent to the attention of Customer Service at info {at} 500eco {dot} com, if by email, or at 500 Gallons Inc. 3101 Hostetter Road, San Jose, Ca 95132 if by conventional mail. Notices to you may be sent to the address supplied by you as part of your Registration Data. In addition, we may broadcast notices or messages through the site to inform you of changes to the site or other matters of importance, and such broadcasts shall constitute notice to you at the time of sending.

Entire Agreement

These terms and conditions constitute the entire agreement and understanding between us concerning the subject matter of this agreement and supersedes all prior agreements and understandings of the parties with respect to that subject matter. These Terms of Service may not be altered, supplemented, or amended by the use of any other document(s). Any attempt to alter, supplement or amend this document or to enter an order for products or services which are subject to additional or altered terms and conditions shall be null and void, unless otherwise agreed to in a written agreement signed by you and us. To the extent that anything in or associated with this site is in conflict or inconsistent with these Terms of Service, these Terms of Service shall take precedence.


In any action to enforce these Terms of Service, the prevailing party will be entitled to costs and attorney’s fees. Any cause of action brought by you against us or our Affiliates must be instituted with one year after the cause of action arises or be deemed forever waived and barred.

You may not assign your rights and obligations under these Terms of Service to any party, and any purported attempt to do so will be null and void. We may free assign our rights and obligations under these Terms of Service.

You agree not to sell, resell, reproduce, duplicate, copy or use for any commercial purposes any portion of this site, or use of or access to this site.

In addition to any excuse provided by applicable law, we shall be excused from liability for non-delivery or delay in delivery of products and services available through our site arising from any event beyond our reasonable control, whether or not foreseeable by either party, including but not limited to, labor disturbance, war, fire, accident, adverse weather, inability to secure transportation, governmental act or regulation, and other causes or events beyond our reasonable control, whether or not similar to those which are enumerated above. If any part of these Terms of Service is held invalid or unenforceable, that portion shall be construed in a manner consistent with applicable law to reflect, as nearly as possible, the original intentions of the parties, and the remaining portions shall remain in full force and effect.

Any failure by us to enforce or exercise any provision of these Terms of Service or related rights shall not constitute a waiver of that right or provision.

Contact Information

Except as explicitly noted on this site, the services available through this site are offered by 500 Gallons Inc. located at 3101 Hostetter Road, San Jose, CA 95132. Our telephone number is 408-599-2564. If you notice that any user is violating these Terms of Service, please contact us at info {at} 500eco {dot} com.