CDW® Terms and Conditions of Use
PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE ("USER
AGREEMENT") VERY CAREFULLY.
BY VISITING, BROWSING, ACCESSING OR OTHERWISE USING THIS WEB SITE (THE "SITE")
OPERATED BY CDW COMPUTER CENTERS, INC. ("CDW"), YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE
TERMS AND CONDITIONS.
Important Information About This Legal Contract
You agree to this User Agreement, and all of its terms and conditions, by
visiting, browsing, accessing or otherwise using the Site. These terms and
conditions are subject to change without prior notice at any time, in CDW's
sole discretion. By visiting, browsing, accessing or otherwise using the Site
after a change has been posted to the Site, the Partner accepts that change.
Acceptance of Contract Terms
This User Agreement, and all of its terms and conditions, constitute a legal
contract between you and CDW Computer Centers, Inc. ("CDW"). (References to
"you" or "your" shall relate to a partner of CDW or other party that visits,
browses, shops, accesses or otherwise uses the Site (the "Partner"); references
to "CDW" shall relate to CDW Computer Centers, Inc. and its affiliates.) By
visiting, browsing, accessing or otherwise using this site ("Site"), you
acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by this User
Agreement and comply with all applicable laws and regulations. If you do not
agree to this User Agreement, as it may be changed by CDW from time to time, do
not use this Site. The material provided on this Site is protected by law,
including, but not limited to, United States copyright law and international
treaties. This Site is controlled and operated by CDW from its offices within
the United States. CDW makes no representation that materials in the Site are
appropriate or available for use in other locations, and access to them from
territories where their contents are illegal is not authorized. Those who
choose to access this Site from other locations do so on their own initiative
and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws.
Any claim relating to, and the use of, this Site and the materials contained
herin is governed by the laws of the state of Illinois without regard to
conflict of law rules. You consent to jurisdiction of the federal and state
courts located in Cook County, Illinois to hear any such claims.
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Access, Interference and Linking
CDW grants you a limited license to access and make personal use of the Site
and not to download (other than page caching) or modify it, or any portion of
it, except as provided below under "Use Restrictions," or with express written
consent of CDW.
The following activity on the Site is expressly prohibited: Any non-personal or
commercial use of any robot, spider, other automatic device, or manual process
to monitor or copy portions of the Site or the content contained herein without
prior written permission by CDW; and, Any use of, visits to, or other action
that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on the Site, or
otherwise interferes with its proper and timely functioning.
Any unauthorized use terminates the license granted by CDW.
You are granted a limited, revocable, and nonexclusive right to create a
hyperlink to the home page of the Site so long as the link does not portray
CDW, its affiliates, or their products or services in a false, misleading,
derogatory, or otherwise offensive matter. You may not use any CDW or
PartnerNet logo or other proprietary graphic or trademark as part of the link
without express written permission.
CDW does not review or control third-party sites that link to or from the Site,
and is not responsible for the contents of any third-party sites linked to or
from the Site.
The copyright in all material provided on this Site is held by CDW or by the
original creator of the material. Except as stated herein, none of the material
may be copied, reproduced, distributed, republished, downloaded, displayed,
posted or transmitted in any form or by any means, including, but not limited
to, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without the
prior written permission of CDW or the copyright owner. Permission is granted
to display, copy, distribute and download the materials on this Site for
personal, non-commercial use only, provided you do not modify the materials and
that you retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the
materials. This permission terminates automatically if you breach any of these
terms or conditions. Upon termination, you must immediately destroy any
downloaded or printed materials. You also may not, without CDW's prior written
permission, "mirror" any material contained on this Site on any other server.
Any unauthorized use of any material contained on this Site may violate
copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and
communications regulations and statutes.
All trademarks and registered trademarks are the sole property of their
respective owners. Photographs courtesy of respective manufacturers. CDW and
the Circle of Service logo are registered trademarks of CDW Computer Centers,
Inc. Copyright © 2001 CDW Computer Centers, Inc.
Microsoft and the Passport Logo are either registered trademarks or trademarks
of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries and are
used under license from Microsoft.
Limitation of Liability
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE, SHALL CDW BE
LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES,
INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, LOSS OF DATA OR PROFIT, ARISING OUT OF THE USE,
OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE MATERIALS ON THIS SITE, EVEN IF CDW OR A CDW
AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
IF YOUR USE OF MATERIALS FROM THIS SITE RESULTS IN THE NEED FOR SERVICING,
REPAIR OR CORRECTION OF EQUIPMENT OR DATA, YOU ASSUME ANY COSTS THEREOF. SOME
STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL
DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
By accessing the Site and using the information therein available, you agree
with CDW, its service providers, agents, employees, successors, assigns,
affiliates, parents, subsidiaries and any content provider or offeror of goods
or services on this Site or through any other associated activity, that ANY
CLAIM OR DISPUTE UNDER THE USER AGREEMENT AND ANY CLAIM OR DISPUTE THAT YOU MAY
HAVE AGAINST ANY OF THESE PERSONS OR ENTITIES, WHETHER RELATED TO THE DESCRIBED
TRANSACTIONS OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING THE ENFORCEABILITY OF THIS ARBITRATION
AGREEMENT, WILL BE RESOLVED EXCLUSIVELY AND FINALLY BY BINDING ARBITRATION
under the Code of Procedure of ARBITRATION-FORUM.COM (the "Code") in effect at
the time the claim is filed. The Code is available at
http://www.arbitration-forum.com or can be obtained by calling 1-800-753-9448.
Notwithstanding any choice of law provision included in this User Agreement,
this arbitration agreement is subject to the Federal Arbitration Act (9 U.S.C.
§§ 1-16) and the New York Convention on the Enforcement of Arbitration Awards
(9 U.S.C. §§ 201-208 or as codified in the jurisdiction where enforcement of
the award is sought). Hearings shall be held as provided by the Code and if any
In-person Hearing is required, it shall be held in Chicago, Illinois. Each
party shall bear its own cost of any legal representation, discovery, or
research required to complete arbitration.
Account and Password
You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and
password and for restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept
responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. If
you are under 18, you may use the Site only with a parent or guardian. CDW
reserves the right to refuse service, terminate accounts, remove or edit
content, or cancel orders in its sole discretion.
Communications to CDW
Any communication or material you transmit to the Site by electronic mail or
otherwise, including any data, questions, comments, suggestions, or the like
is, and will be treated as, non-confidential and non-proprietary. Anything you
transmit or post may be used by CDW for any purpose, including but not limited
to reproduction, disclosure, transmission, publication, broadcast, and posting.
Furthermore, CDW is free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques
contained in any communication you send to CDW or the Site for any purpose
whatsoever, including but not limited to developing, manufacturing and
marketing products using such information.
If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes
copyright infringement, please contact:
CDW Computer Centers, Inc.
Attn: General Counsel
200 N. Milwaukee Avenue
Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061
Telephone: (847) 465-6000
Fax: (847) 419-6600
Disagreement with These Terms and Conditions
If you disagree with any of the terms and conditions of this User Agreement,
please do not visit, browse, access or otherwise use this Site.