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  ABOUT US - History - Employees - Policies
Pricing Disclaimer

There is the possibility of a pricing error occurring on the web site. If an error, such as the incorrect placement of a decimal point occurs, a $120.00 item may be incorrectly listed as a $12.00 item. We reserve the right to change or correct pricing at any time.

Member Policy

H.L. Flake takes every precaution to sell only to qualified businesses, individuals, and locksmiths. H.L. Flake reserves the right to refuse service, membership, items, and/or programs to any individual and/or organization at any time.

Locksmith License Policy

Certain states require a locksmith license to purchase certain tools and/or parts. Please check your state regulations before ordering certain lockout tools/parts.

Return Policy

For items other than electronic merchandise (key machines are considered electronic merchandise) and software, returns are allowed within 30 days of invoice with an approved RGA (Returned Goods Authorization). All electronic merchandise and software are non-refundable. Items must be in original condition, unopened, and uninstalled. All returned goods are subject to 15% minimum restocking fee. Warranties are subject to manufacturer’s policy.

To view our full RGA policy click here.

Freight Discounts

H.L. Flake offers its security professional customers the quickest and most affordable freight programs in the industry.

  • FREE Ground Freight with only a $100 minimum order*
    *Free Freight does not include key machines, safes, chains and bulk key orders.

  • For Orders Under $100 -- Flat $9.95 Ground Rate

  • Buy $100 in remotes, transponder keys or chips and get FREE Next Day Air

  • Next day Air Packages -- 50% off Carrier List

Ship Times**

H.L. Flake orders all arrive to the customer within 3 days! Even Free Freight orders go out third day air! Quick ship times mean you get the supplies you want when you need them. Ordering from H.L. Flake allows your orders to be delivered quickly and on time!

Orders made from the Jacksonville Location before 4PM EST ship out the same day. Orders made by 5PM CST from the Memphis and Houston Locations ship out the same day.

**Ship times are not guaranteed. Actual ship times may vary due to individual order and carrier exceptions.

Pack it in a Letter!*

H.L. Flake allows you to pack small items (2lbs max) into a next day letter for only $9.95 ($100 minimum order). This will get the keys and small lock hardware to you in a snap!


Herbert L Flake Privacy Policy

We are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This Privacy Policy and the Conditions of Use sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it
Information We May Collect From You

We may collect and process the following data about you:

  1. Information that you provide by filling in forms on our Site. This includes information provided at the time of registering to use our Site, subscribing to our service, posting material or requesting further services. We may also ask you for information when you enter a competition or promotion sponsored by us, and when you report a problem with our Site.
  2. If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.
  3. We may also ask you to complete surveys that we use for research purposes, although you do not have to respond to them.
  4. Details of transactions you carry out through our Site and of the fulfilment of your orders.
  5. Details of your visits to our Site including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data, whether this is required for our own billing purposes or otherwise and the resources that you access.

IP Addresses

We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers. This is statistical data about our users' browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.


Our Site uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our Site. For detailed information on the cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them see our Cookie Policy.

Uses Made of the Information

We use information held about you in the following ways:

  1. To ensure that content from our Site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.
  2. To provide you with information, products or services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes.
  3. To notify you about changes to our service.

Disclosure of Your Information

We do not disclose your personal information to anyone outside of our organization.
Changes to our Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy may be updated from time to time so you may want to check it each time you visit our Site.


Please contact us using the details shown on our Site if you have any questions, comments or requests regarding this Privacy Policy.

Agreement to Terms of Use

These Terms and Conditions of Use (the “Terms of Use”) apply to the website located at, and all associated sites linked to (collectively, the “Site”). The Content of the Site is the property of Herbert L Flake Company LLC. (the “Owner”) and the Brands. H.L. FLAKE SECURITY HARDWARE has been authorized to use the content of the Site for the means of presenting the Products and Brands to its customers, provided that they respect the Terms of Use and that H.L. FLAKE SECURITY HARDWARE respects strictly the terms of his distribution contract with the Owner.

By using the Site, you agree to these terms of use; if you do not agree, do not use the Site. The Owner and H.L. FLAKE SECURITY HARDWARE reserve the right, at their sole discretion, to change, modify, add or remove portions of these Terms of Use at any time. It is your responsibility to check these Terms of Use periodically for changes.

The Site and the Products and Brands it contains are restricted to Professional Users. You may only access the restricted parts of the Site if you are an approved Security Professional seeking to obtain information about the Products or Supplies.

Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes will mean that you accept and agree to the changes. As long as you comply with these Terms of Use, H.L. FLAKE SECURITY HARDWARE grants you a personal, non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited privilege to enter and use the Site. The restricted section of the Site can only be accessed with a valid account that has been directly granted by H.L. FLAKE SECURITY HARDWARE to the User or his organization.


All text, graphics, user interfaces, visual interfaces, photographs, trademarks, logos, artwork and computer code (collectively, “Content”), including but not limited to the design, structure, selection, coordination, expression, “look and feel” and arrangement of such Content, contained on the Site are protected by copyright and trademark laws, and various other intellectual property rights.

Except as expressly provided in these Terms of Use, no part of the Site and no Content may be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, publicly displayed, encoded, translated, transmitted or distributed in any way (including “mirroring”) to any other computer, server, website or other medium for publication or distribution or for any commercial enterprise, without a written agreement from the Owner.

You may use information on the Products, Brands and Services (such as data sheets, knowledge base articles, and similar materials) purposely made available by H.L. FLAKE SECURITY HARDWARE for downloading from the Site, provided that you (1) not remove any proprietary notice language in all copies of such documents, (2) use such information only within your organization for the purpose of purchasing security products and do not copy or post such information on any networked computer or broadcast it in any media, (3) make no modifications to any such information, and (4) not make any additional representations or warranties relating to such documents.

Your Use of the Site

You may not use any “deep-link”, “page-scrape”, “robot”, “spider” or other automatic device, program, algorithm or methodology, or any similar or equivalent manual process, to access, acquire, copy or monitor any portion of the Site or any Content, or in any way reproduce or circumvent the navigational structure or presentation of the Site or any Content, to obtain or attempt to obtain any materials, documents or information through any means not purposely made available through the Site. The Owner reserves the right to bar any such activity.

You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to any portion or feature of the Site, or any other systems or networks connected to the Site or to any server, or to any of the services offered on or through the Site, by hacking, password “mining” or any other illegitimate means. You may not probe, scan or test the vulnerability of the Site or any network connected to the Site, nor breach the security or authentication measures on the Site or any network connected to the Site. You may not reverse look-up, trace or seek to trace any information on any other user or visitor to the Site, or any other customer of H.L. FLAKE SECURITY HARDWARE, including any User account not owned by you, to its source, or exploit the Site or any service or information made available or offered by or through the Site, in any way where the purpose is to reveal any information, including but not limited to personal identification or information, other than your own information, as provided for by the Site.

You agree that you will not take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on the infrastructure of the Site or its systems or networks, or any systems or networks connected to the Site.

You agree not to use any device, software or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Site or any transaction being conducted on the Site, or with any other person’s use of the Site.

You may not forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any message or transmittal you send to the Site or any service offered on or through the Site. You may not pretend that you are, or that you represent, someone else, or impersonate any other individual or entity. You may not use the Site for personal purposes or purchases intent.

You may not use the Site or any Content for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms of Use, or to solicit the performance of any illegal activity or other activity which infringes the rights of the Owner, H.L. FLAKE SECURITY HARDWARE or the Brands.

Purchases; Other Terms and Conditions

Additional terms and conditions may apply to purchases of goods or services and to specific portions or features of the Site, including contests, promotions or other similar features, which are made a part of these Terms of Use by this reference. You agree to abide by such other terms and conditions. If there is a conflict between these Terms of Use and the terms posted for or applicable to a specific portion of the Site or for any service or Products offered on or through the Site, the latter terms shall prevail with respect to your use of that portion of the Site or the specific service.

H.L. FLAKE SECURITY HARDWARE obligations, if any, with regard to its Products and Services are governed solely by the agreements pursuant to which they are provided, and nothing on the Site should be construed to alter such agreements.

The Owner or H.L. FLAKE SECURITY HARDWARE may make changes to any Products or Services offered on the Site, or to the applicable prices for any such Products or Services, at any time, without notice. The materials on the Site with respect to Products, Services or any other information may be out of date, and The Owner or H.L. FLAKE SECURITY HARDWARE makes no commitment to update the materials on the Site with respect to such Products and Services.

Confidential pricing on any Products or Services offered on the Site, obtained using your account may not be shared by any means with any third parties except with other employees of your organization.

Each of these policies may be changed from time to time and are effective immediately upon posting such changes on the Site.

Accounts, Passwords and Security

Certain features or services offered on or through the Site require you to open an account. You are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the information you hold for your account, including your password, and for any and all activity that occurs under your account as a result of your failing to keep this information secure and confidential. You agree to notify H.L. FLAKE SECURITY HARDWARE immediately of any unauthorized use of your account or password, or any other breach of security. You may be held liable for losses incurred by H.L. FLAKE SECURITY HARDWARE or any other third party of or visitor to the Site due to someone else using your password or account as a result of your failing to keep your account information secure and confidential.

You may not use anyone else’s password or account at any time without the express permission and consent of the holder of that password or account. The Owner and H.L. FLAKE SECURITY HARDWARE cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with these obligations.

Links to Other Sites

The Site may contain links to other independent third-party Web sites (“Linked Sites”). These Linked Sites are provided solely as a convenience to our users. Such Linked Sites are not under the control of H.L. FLAKE SECURITY HARDWARE control, and H.L. FLAKE SECURITY HARDWARE is not responsible for and does not endorse the content of such Linked Sites, including any information or materials contained on such Linked Sites. You will need to make your own independent judgment regarding your interaction with these Linked Sites.


H.L. FLAKE SECURITY HARDWARE does not promise that the Site or any content, service or feature of the Site will be error-free or uninterrupted, or that any defects will be corrected, or that your use of the Site will provide specific results. The site and its content are delivered on an “as-is” and “as-available” basis. All information provided on the Site is subject to change without notice. H.L. FLAKE SECURITY HARDWARE cannot ensure that any files or other data you download from the Site will be free of viruses or contamination or destructive features. H.L. FLAKE SECURITY HARDWARE disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including any warranties of accuracy, non-infringement, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. H.L. FLAKE SECURITY HARDWARE disclaims any and all liability for the acts, omissions and conduct of any third parties in connection with or related to your use of the Site and/or any H.L. FLAKE SECURITY HARDWARE services. You assume total responsibility for your use of the Site and any linked sites. Your sole remedy against the Owner or H.L. FLAKE SECURITY HARDWARE for dissatisfaction with the Site or any content is to stop using the Site or any such content. This limitation of relief is a part of the bargain between the parties.

The above disclaimer applies to any damages, liability or injuries caused by any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, communication line failure, theft or destruction of or unauthorized access to, alteration of, or use, whether for breach of contract, tort, negligence or any other cause of action.

H.L. FLAKE SECURITY HARDWARE reserves the right to do any of the following, at any time, without notice: (1) to modify, suspend or terminate operation of or access to the Site, or any portion of the Site, for any reason; (2) to modify or change the Site, or any portion of the Site, and any applicable policies or terms; and (3) to interrupt the operation of the Site, or any portion of the Site, as necessary to perform routine or non-routine maintenance, error correction, or other changes.

Limitation of Liability

Except where prohibited by law, in no event will the Owner or H.L. FLAKE SECURITY HARDWARE be liable to you for any indirect, consequential, exemplary, incidental or punitive damages, including lost profits, even if the Owner has been advised of the possibility of such damages.


You agree to indemnify and hold the Owner and H.L. FLAKE SECURITY HARDWARE, its officers, directors, shareholders, predecessors, successors in interest, employees, agents, subsidiaries and affiliates, harmless from any demands, loss, liability, claims or expenses (including attorneys’ fees), made against the Owner or H.L. FLAKE SECURITY HARDWARE by any third party due to or arising out of or in connection with your use of the Site.

Violation of These Terms of Use

The Owner or H.L. FLAKE SECURITY HARDWARE may disclose any information we have about you (including your identity) if we determine that such disclosure is necessary in connection with any investigation or complaint regarding your use of the Site, or to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury to or interference with (either intentionally or unintentionally) the Owner, H.L. FLAKE SECURITY HARDWARE or Brands rights or property, or the rights or property of visitors to or users of the Site, including their customers. The Owner reserves the right at all times to disclose any information that the Owner deems necessary to comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request. The Owner also may disclose your information when the Owner determines that applicable law requires or permits such disclosure, including exchanging information with other companies and organizations for fraud protection purposes.

You acknowledge and agree that the Owner may preserve any transmittal or communication by you with H.L. FLAKE SECURITY HARDWARE through the Site or any service offered on or through the Site, and may also disclose such data if required to do so by law or the Owner determines that such preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to (1) comply with legal process, (2) enforce these Terms of Use, (3) respond to claims that any such data violates the rights of others, or (4) protect the rights, property or personal safety of the Owner or H.L. FLAKE SECURITY HARDWARE, its employees, users of or visitors to the Site, and the public.

You agree that the Owner or H.L. FLAKE SECURITY HARDWARE may, in its sole discretion and without prior notice, terminate your access to the Site and/or block your future access to the Site if we determine that you have violated these Terms of Use or other agreements or guidelines which may be associated with your use of the Site. You also agree that any violation by you of these Terms of Use will constitute an unlawful and unfair business practice, and will cause irreparable harm to the Owner or the Brands, for which monetary damages would be inadequate, and you consent to the Owner and the Brands obtaining any injunctive or equitable relief that the Owner or the Brands deems necessary or appropriate in such circumstances. These remedies are in addition to any other remedies the Owner or the Brands may have at law or in equity.

You agree that the Owner or H.L. FLAKE SECURITY HARDWARE may, in its sole discretion and without prior notice, terminate your access to the Site, for cause, which includes (but is not limited to) (1) requests by law enforcement or other government agencies, (2) a request by you (self-initiated account deletions), (3) discontinuance or material modification of the Site or any service offered on or through the Site, or (4) unexpected technical issues or problems.

If the Owner or the Brands do take any legal action against you as a result of your violation of these Terms of Use, the Owner or the Brands will be entitled to recover from you, and you agree to pay, all reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs of such action, in addition to any other relief granted to the Owner or the Brands. You agree that the Owner or H.L. FLAKE SECURITY HARDWARE will not be liable to you or to any third party for termination of your access to the Site as a result of any violation of these Terms of Use.

Governing Law; Dispute Resolution

You agree that all matters relating to your access to or use of the Site, including all disputes, will be governed by the laws of United States without regard to its conflicts of laws provisions. You agree to the personal jurisdiction by and venue in the courts in Houston, Texas, and waive any objection to such jurisdiction or venue. Any claim under these Terms of Use must be brought within one (1) year after the cause of action arises, or such claim or cause of action is barred. Claims made under the separate terms and conditions of purchase of Products and services are not subject to this limitation. No recovery may be sought or received for damages other than out-of-pocket expenses, except that the prevailing party will be entitled to costs and attorneys’ fees. In the event of any controversy or dispute between the Owner and you arising out of or in connection with your use of the Site, the parties shall attempt, promptly and in good faith, to resolve any such dispute. If we are unable to resolve any such dispute within a reasonable time (not to exceed thirty (30) days), then either party may submit such controversy or dispute to mediation. If the dispute cannot be resolved through mediation, then the parties shall be free to pursue any right or remedy available to them under applicable law.

Void Where Prohibited

The Site is hosted in Houston, Texas; Although the Site is accessible worldwide, not all features, Products discussed, referenced, provided or offered through or on the Site are available to all persons or in all geographic locations, or appropriate or available for use outside of United States. The Owner reserves the right to limit, in its sole discretion, the provision and quantity of any feature, Product or service to any user or geographic area. Any offer for any feature, product or service made on the Site is void where prohibited. If you choose to access the Site from outside United States, you do so on your own initiative and you are solely responsible for complying with applicable local laws.


You may not use or export or re-export any Content or any copy or adaptation of such Content, or any Product or service offered on the Site, in violation of any applicable laws or regulations, including without limitation European export laws and regulations.

If any of the provisions of these Terms of Use are held by a court or other tribunal of competent jurisdiction to be void or unenforceable, such provisions shall be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary and replaced with a valid provision that best embodies the intent of these Terms of Use, so that these Terms of Use shall remain in full force and effect. These Terms of Use constitute the entire agreement between you and the Owner, and H.L. FLAKE SECURITY HARDWARE with regard to your use of the Site, and any and all other written or oral agreements or understandings previously existing between you and the Owner or H.L. FLAKE SECURITY HARDWARE with respect to such use are hereby superseded and cancelled. Other than as provided in a purchase agreement you enter into with H.L. FLAKE SECURITY HARDWARE, the Owner and H.L. FLAKE SECURITY HARDWARE will not accept any counter-offers to these Terms of Use, and all such offers are hereby categorically rejected. The Owner’s failure to insist on or enforce strict performance of these Terms of Use shall not be construed as a waiver by the Owner of any provision or any right it has to enforce these Terms of Use, nor shall any course of conduct between the Owner and you or any other party be deemed to modify any provision of these Terms of Use. These Terms of Use shall not be interpreted or construed to confer any rights or remedies on any third parties.

Feedback and Information

Any feedback you provide at the Site shall be deemed to be non-confidential. The Owner shall be free to use such information on an unrestricted basis.