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Update 2-22-14

Please read these Terms of Use on this page carefully and completely, as your continued use of para-anchor.com, including any future revisions or updates confirms your unconditional acceptance of the following terms and conditions of this website. Every effort has been made to make these conditions "reasonable," If you do not agree with the terms of use contained on this page, then do not use this site. If you have any questions regarding this page or any other page on this website, including Fiorentino products, services, educational material, videos, our company representatives or dealers, then please contact us at info@para-anchor.com.

Education Disclaimer
Due to the dynamics of the relationship between boat and ocean, t
his information named the Fiorentino websites, Zack's FAQ's, Fiorentino technical reports, Fiorentino's on-the-water-video training, Zack's Para-Anchor, Storm Drogue & Constant Rode Tension seminars or any other related information by Fiorentino or any representative, agent or assoicate of  Fiorentino's, can not be claimed as an exact science. Every effort has been made to make this information as simple, complete, and accurate as possible. However, there may be mistakes, both in typography and in content. This exclusive information is provided to fellow boaters for non-profit use and is intended to assist boaters and by no means is construed to be specific instruction on how to use a storm drogue or parachute sea anchor. Furthermore, this information contains certain ever-evolving pioneering information on the subject matter covered, and are up-to-date only as of the posting date. Fiorentino Para Anchor LLC or any of its agents or associates shall have neither liability nor responsibility to any person or entity with respect to any type of loss or damage caused, or alleged to be caused, directly or indirectly by the information contained in this site or any other locations that provides Fiorentino's information.

Competing Authors, Forums or Other Financial Interests 
We welcome discussion, critique, and testing of our products by competing interest, authors, writers, bloggers and third parties who share an interest in drag devices. If you are motivated to sell articles, books, competing products or simply want recogniton on a forum as an expert. We have no problem with competing opinions as long as an individual's presentation is fair and balanced. The boating community benefits from open and ethical exchange of research data and real-life experiences with safety gear. If you are interested in testing or writing about our products or want to use any of our research data, please contact us so that we may assist you with accurate data and information. If you rely on information from this website, including our on-the-water training videos, training manuals, ZAQ's FAQ's, our any of our research reports and educational seminars or articles for your work, we ask that you cite our work appropriately according to the code of ethics published by the Society of Professional Journalists. http://www.spj.org/ethicscode.asp. Writing derivative content from the original literacy, work, or using the written words of another person or organization without citing that source is plagiarism—a form of theft that de-values the work of the author and/or the comapny, and is subject to civil litigation. Most importantly, misquoted data, omission about Fiorentino's well published brand name products or research efforts may unethically rob the boating community from accurate and valuable information.To find out how to obtain a specific techncial report for your project, e-mail your request to  info@para-anchor.com 

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All original literacy produced by Fiorentino and associates, including The Complete Para-Anchor Set-Up DVD, Fiorentino's Rode Tension Theory™ , Fiorentino's Rode Tension Program™, all the elements that make up the Fiorentino Rode Tension Program including rode adjustments and formulas, all text, images, PDF files, new operating procedures produced by Zack Smith, drag device formulas, size charts and videos about drag devices and their accessories are registered copyrights through the library of Congress. Reproduction in whole or in part, by any means, including, but not limited to, the sale of drogues or parachute anchors or drag device accessories, and especially through profit driven organizations such as schools, or by authors who sell books, is strictly prohibited without the express written permission of the copyright holder. Trademarks:  Fiorentino®, Fast-Pak®, Para-Buckle®, Para-Ring® are registered trademarks through the library of Congress. SHARK, Linerap, Roderap, seachute battens, anti-rotation weight, rode adjustments self-contained stern drogue, drogue tail, storm wrap, marine fome, sun protector, fool-proof system are service marks and trademarks belonging to Fiorentino Para Anchor. No use whatsoever may be made of these marks without the express written permission of the trademark holder. Patents: Any product sold using Fiorentino's technology without the express written permission of the patent holder is considered counterfeit in some countries and is punishable by criminal sanctions and civil penalties. The following Patents have been certified and does not include patents pending. U.S. Patents D474,394 and 6,550,413 B2 and D29130368 and 486,055 and D445,018 and D492,576 and UK Patent 2091525 and New Zealand patent 525,030 and Australia patent 2001290901 and Canadian patent 2,436,829
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