Welcome to the web site operated by Zip-Pak, a division of Illinois Tool Works, (“Zip-Pak”). This web site (the “Zip-Pak Web Site” or the “Web Site”) provides general information about Zip-Pak and its products free of charge to users in the United States.

All users of the Zip-Pak Web Site are subject to the following terms and conditions of use (these “Terms of Use”).

Please read these Terms of Use carefully before accessing or using any part of this Web Site. By accessing or using this Web Site, you agree that you have read, understand and agree to be bound by these Terms of Use, as amended from time to time, as well as the Zip-Pak Privacy Policy, which is hereby incorporated into these Terms of Use. If you do not wish to agree to these Terms of Use, do not access or use any part of this Web Site.

Zip-Pak may revise and update these Terms of Use at any time by posting the amended terms to this Web Site. Your continued use of the Zip-Pak Web Site means that you accept and agree to the revised Terms of Use. If you disagree with the Terms of Use (as amended from time to time) or are dissatisfied with this Web Site, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using this Web Site.

COPYRIGHT RESTRICTIONS/USE OF CONTENT

The entire contents of this Web Site (including all information, software, text, displays, images and audio) and the design, selection and arrangement thereof, are proprietary to Zip-Pak or its licensors and are protected by United States and international laws regarding copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets and other proprietary rights. You are authorized only to use the content on the Zip-Pak Web Site for personal use or legitimate business purposes related to your role as a current or prospective customer, supplier or distributor of Zip-Pak. You may not copy, modify, create derivative works of, publicly display or perform, republish, store, transmit or distribute any of the material on this site without the prior written consent of Zip-Pak, except to: (a) store copies of such materials temporarily in RAM, (b) store files that are automatically cached by your web browser for display enhancement purposes, and (c) print a reasonable number of pages of the Zip-Pak Web Site; provided in each case that you do not alter or remove any copyright or other proprietary notices included in such materials. Neither the title nor any intellectual property rights to any information or material in this Web Site are transferred to you, but remain with Zip-Pak or the applicable owner of such content. Except as expressly authorized by Zip-Pak in writing, you may not reproduce, sell or exploit for any commercial purposes (a) any part of this Web Site, (b) access to this Web Site or (c) use of this Web Site or of any services or materials available through this Web Site.

TRADEMARKS

The term “Zip-Pak” is a trademark and the Zip-Pak logo and all related product and service names, designs and slogans are Zip-Pak trademarks. Other Zip-Pak trademarks and all related product and service names, designs and slogans are Zip-Pak SLIDER, EZ-Open Strip, UltraSeal, EZ-Align, Powder Proof, Easy-Stomp, ATL-140, Opti-Peel, Thermoform, Zipper Tape, One-Time Locking, and Degradable Zipper You may not use such marks without Zip-Pak’s prior written permission. All other names, brands and marks are used for identification purposes only and may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.

LIABILITY OF Zip-Pak AND ITS LICENSORS

Zip-Pak does not assume any liability for the materials, information and opinions provided on, or available through, the Zip-Pak Web Site (the “Site Content”). Reliance on the Site Content is solely at your own risk. Zip-Pak disclaims any liability for injury or damages resulting from the use of any Site Content.

THE Zip-Pak WEB SITE, THE SITE CONTENT AND THE PRODUCTS AND SERVICES PROVIDED ON OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS WEB SITE ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS, WITH ALL FAULTS. NEITHER Zip-Pak NOR ANY PERSON ASSOCIATED WITH Zip-Pak MAKES ANY WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION WITH RESPECT TO THE QUALITY, ACCURACY OR AVAILABILITY OF THE Zip-Pak WEB SITE. SPECIFICALLY, BUT WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, NEITHER Zip-Pak NOR ANYONE ASSOCIATED WITH Zip-Pak WARRANTS OR REPRESENTS THAT THE Zip-Pak WEB SITE, THE SITE CONTENT OR THE SERVICES PROVIDED ON OR THROUGH THIS WEB SITE WILL BE ACCURATE, RELIABLE, ERROR-FREE OR UNINTERRUPTED; THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED; THAT THE Zip-Pak WEB SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS; OR THAT THE Zip-Pak WEB SITE WILL OTHERWISE MEET YOUR NEEDS OR EXPECTATIONS. Zip-Pak DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT WILL Zip-Pak OR ITS LICENSORS OR CONTRACTORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, UNDER ANY LEGAL THEORY, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE Zip-Pak WEB SITE, THE SITE CONTENT, ANY SERVICES PROVIDED ON OR THROUGH THIS WEB SITE OR ANY LINKED SITE, INCLUDING ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PERSONAL INJURY, LOST PROFITS OR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM DELAY, INTERRUPTION IN SERVICE, VIRUSES, DELETION OF FILES OR ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS, OR ERRORS, OMISSIONS OR OTHER INACCURACIES IN THE Zip-Pak WEB SITE OR THE SITE CONTENT, WHETHER OR NOT THERE IS NEGLIGENCE BY Zip-Pak AND WHETHER OR NOT Zip-Pak HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF ANY SUCH DAMAGES.

INDEMNIFICATION

You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Zip-Pak and its officers, directors, employees, agents, affiliates, third-party information providers, licensors and others involved in the Zip-Pak Web Site or the delivery of products, services or information over the Zip-Pak Web Site, from and against any and all liabilities, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorney’s fees, arising from any violation by you of this Agreement or your use of the Zip-Pak Web Site or any products, services or information obtained from this Web Site.

PRIVACY; PROTECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

Zip-Pak’s use of your personal information and your responsibilities in connection with protecting your privacy are described in our privacy policy which is located here and is incorporated by reference into these Terms of Use.

COMMENTS AND SUBMISSIONS

Zip-Pak welcomes your comments. All comments, suggestions or other information sent by you to this Web Site for internal use by Zip-Pak or its advertisers or business partners or in response to solicitations on this Web Site, will become Zip-Pak’s property, and you agree that all intellectual property rights therein are transferred to Zip-Pak. You understand that any postings to publicly available portions of the Zip-Pak Web Site are non-confidential for all purposes.

LINKS TO OTHER SITES

The Zip-Pak Web Site may contain links to other web sites on the Internet. Zip-Pak is not responsible for and does not endorse the content, products or services of any third-party web sites, including, without limitation, sites framed within the Zip-Pak Web Site or third-party advertisements, and does not make any representations regarding their quality, content or accuracy. Your use of third-party web sites is at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for such web sites.

COMPLIANCE

The owner of this Web Site is based in the State of Illinois, USA. Zip-Pak makes no representation that materials in this Web Site are appropriate or available for use in other locations. If you access this Web Site from other locations, you are responsible for complying with local laws.

CONTACT

Please contact us at Zip-Pak, 1800 Sycamore Road, Manteno, Illinois 60950; 800-488-6973 or 815-468-6500 or at webmaster@zippak.com if you become aware of any content that may infringe the copyright of a third party or that you believe to be in violation of these Terms of Use.

MISCELLANEOUS

These Terms of Use shall be governed in all respects by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Illinois, USA, without regard to its conflicts of law principles. These Terms of Use, as they may be amended from time to time, completely and exclusively state the agreement between you and Zip-Pak with respect to the Zip-Pak Web Site, and no other terms that may have been communicated to you orally or in any other manner shall have any force or effect. Any cause of action you may have with respect to the Zip-Pak Web Site must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises or such claim or cause of action is barred. Exclusive jurisdiction over any cause of action arising out of these Terms of Use or your use of the Zip-Pak Web Site shall be in the state or federal courts located in Chicago, Illinois. You agree to submit to the jurisdiction of such courts.

If any part of these Terms of Use is unenforceable, the unenforceable part shall be construed to reflect, as nearly as possible, the original intentions of the parties. The other provisions of these Terms of Use shall remain in full force and effect.

Zip-Pak’s failure to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of these Terms of Use shall not constitute a waiver of the provision. Neither a course of dealing or conduct between you and Zip-Pak nor any trade practices shall be deemed to modify these Terms of Use.