Terms of Use

Last Updated January 31, 2022

The use of this Website https://www.scharnettarchitects.com, scharnettarchitects.com and scharnett.com is governed by the terms and conditions stated below. Please read these Terms of Use carefully before using this Website. By using this Website, you signify your agreement to these Terms of Use.

This site is owned and operated by Scharnett Architects & Associates. Scharnett Architects & Associates reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change, modify or otherwise alter these terms and conditions at any time. Such changes and/or modifications shall become effective immediately upon the posting thereof. You are advised to review the terms and conditions periodically. Your continued use of the Website following any posting of changes and/or modifications will constitute your acceptance of the revised terms and conditions.

Scharnett Architects & Associates rarely updates its Terms and Conditions but still we encourage you to review this page periodically. You can find the last updated date on the top of this page. If you have any queries or concerns about Terms of Use or Terms of Use update, please feel free to write to our Customer Service Department at office@scharnettassociates.com or call us on 309-828-4055.

If you do not agree with these terms and conditions, you must discontinue use of this Website.

Our Terms of Use includes:


Copyright © 2024 Scharnett Architects & Associates. All information, text, logos, images, graphics, site design, software and other content are the copyrighted work and exclusive property of Scharnett Architects & Associates, its subsidiaries, its affiliated companies and its licensors and are protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. Any reproduction, modification, distribution, transmission, republication or display of the content on this Website is strictly prohibited.

Scharnett Architects & Associates hereby authorizes you to use all material published on https://www.scharnettarchitects.com solely for your own personal, non-commercial or educational use in support of Scharnett Architects & Associates products. No other use of the Content is authorized. Any unauthorized use of the materials appearing on this Website may violate copyright, trademark and other applicable laws and could result in criminal or civil penalties. This Website or any portion of this Website may not be duplicated, copied, reproduced, posted to other sites, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose that is not expressly permitted in writing by Scharnett Architects & Associates.


The trademarks which cover trade names, logos, emblems, slogans and other service marks, displayed on this Website, are the property of Scharnett Architects & Associates, its affiliated companies and its licensors. These trademarks may be registered in U.S. and other countries. You are not permitted to use these trademarks in any manner, personally or commercially without the prior written consent of Scharnett Architects & Associates. The use of any trademark on this Website is strictly prohibited, except that the news media and news organizations are permitted to download Scharnett Architects & Associates trademarks and logo from specifically designated pages for media and news purposes only, so as to benefit Scharnett Architects & Associates, its products, and its services and not to promote any other product or service. The permission granted to the news media and news organizations to use such trademarks and logo may be revoked at any time. All other trademarks not owned by Scharnett Architects & Associates that appear on this Website are the property of their respective owners, who may or may not be affiliated with, connected to, or sponsored by Scharnett Architects & Associates.

Web Content

The materials on this Website, which may include text, logos, images, graphics, site design, artwork, audio clips, video clips, software and other content, are provided by Scharnett Architects & Associates for informational purposes only. By accessing this Website or printing or downloading any content, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions set out in this page. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, please do not access the Website or print or download any content.


The Website and its materials are provided on an "As Is" and "As Available" basis without warranties of any kind. Scharnett Architects & Associates makes no representation or warranties regarding the accuracy, correctness, completeness, suitability, availability or operation of the https://www.scharnettarchitects.com Website and the content of the Website. All the contents of this Website are for general information or use. Scharnett Architects & Associates is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate content posted on the Website due to any reason or by any person.

Scharnett Architects & Associates does not warrant that this site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components or that use of this site will be uninterrupted. Scharnett Architects & Associates assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, user and/or Member communications. Under any circumstances, Scharnett Architects & Associates will not be responsible for any loss or damage to any persons resulting from anyone's use of the Website or the service and/or any content posted on https://www.scharnettarchitects.com or transmitted to Scharnett Architects & Associates members.

Acceptable Uses

You may use all informative material available on this Website solely for your own personal, non-commercial or educational use. You may not harm the Website in any way or otherwise use the Website in any improper manner, including, but not limited to hacking into the site's systems, spoofing or faking email headers or slowing or stopping the functionality of the site.

You may use this Website either as a site visitor for legitimate purposes only. In the event you utilize our contact forms, you agree to provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by the form. If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, or Scharnett Architects & Associates suspects, for any reason, that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, Scharnett Architects & Associates, in its sole discretion, has the right to suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the site.

You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account information and passwords, and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your account. You agree to (a) immediately notify Scharnett Architects & Associates of any unauthorized use of your signing in information or any other breach of security, and (b) ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session. Scharnett Architects & Associates will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with the above given information.

Accessibility Statement

https://www.scharnettarchitects.com strives to ensure that its services are accessible to people with disabilities. https://www.scharnettassociates.com has invested a significant number of resources to help ensure that its website is made easier to use and more accessible for people with disabilities, with the strong belief that every person has the right to live with dignity, equality, comfort and independence.

Scharnett Architects & Associates makes available the accessiBe Website Accessibility interface responsible for all the UI and design-related adjustments, along with the accessiBe optimizations for screen-reader and for keyboard navigation. The software allows Scharnett Architects & Associates to improve its compliance with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.1) & ADA Compliance.

The https://www.scharnettarchitects.com accessibility interface can be enabled by clicking the accessibility link in the footer. After triggering the accessibility menu, please wait a moment for the accessibility menu to load in its entirety.

https://www.scharnettarchitects.com continues its efforts to constantly improve the accessibility of its site and services in the belief that it is our collective moral obligation to allow seamless, accessible and unhindered use also for those of us with disabilities. Despite our efforts to make all pages and content on https://www.scharnettassociates.com fully accessible, some content may not have yet been fully adapted to the strictest accessibility standards. This may be a result of not having found or identified the most appropriate technological solution.

If you are experiencing difficulty with any content on https://www.scharnettarchitects.com or require assistance with any part of our site, please contact us during normal business hours as detailed below and we will be happy to assist. If you wish to report an accessibility issue, have any questions or need assistance, please contact https://www.scharnettarchitects.com Customer Support as follows: office@scharnettassociates.com or call 309-828-4055.


These Terms of Use will be applicable to every visitor of this Website. Upon breach of any such terms by you, Scharnett Architects & Associates reserves the right to terminate your account with immediate effect.

Suggestions & Comments

Please note that any information, materials, suggestions, ideas or comments submitted to Scharnett Architects & Associates shall be deemed not confidential. You hereby grant Scharnett Architects & Associates an irrevocable and unrestricted license to use, modify, reproduce, transmit, display and distribute such information, materials, suggestions, ideas or comments for any purpose whatsoever.

Links to Other Websites or Third-Party Sites

This Website may contain links to other Websites that are operated and maintained by third parties. Any such links are solely provided for the convenience of the users of Scharnett Architects & Associates. These third-party sites are not under the control of Scharnett Architects & Associates and we do not monitor or review the content of such sites. Access to such websites is at your own risk and Scharnett Architects & Associates is not responsible for the accuracy or reliability of information, data, opinions, advice or statements made on such sites. Scharnett Architects & Associates will not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of or reliance on any such content, products or services available on such other sites.

Other Terms

If any of these Terms of Use is unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that term shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining terms. These terms of use constitute the entire agreement between Scharnett Architects & Associates and you relating to the subject matter herein. Scharnett Architects & Associates shall have the right to change or modify these terms of use at any time.


You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless, Scharnett Architects & Associates, its affiliates, parents, and their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, representatives, and third-party providers to the Website from and against all losses, expenses, damages, and costs, including reasonable attorneys' fees, resulting from any violation of this agreement by you. Scharnett Architects & Associates reserves the right to assume, at its sole expense, the exclusive defense and control of any matter subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will fully cooperate with Scharnett Architects & Associates in asserting any available defenses.

Jurisdiction and Governing Law

This Website is controlled and operated by Scharnett Architects & Associates from its office in Bloomington, United States of America and in conjunction with our Website Licensors and third-party service providers. This Website can be accessed from other locations. By accessing this Website, you agree that these Terms of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Illinois, without giving effect to its conflicts of law principles. You also consent to personal jurisdiction in Bloomington City and State of Illinois for any dispute arising hereunder. This Website is intended for residents of the United States only. No software from this Website may be downloaded, exported or re-exported in violation of any law including, without limitation, to countries that are subject to U.S. export restrictions.

Contact Information

If you have any queries or suggestions about our Terms of Use, please feel free to contact us at:

Scharnett Architects & Associates
118 W Washington St.
Bloomington, IL 61701