Agreement between user and WASA NORTH AMERICA, LLC.
The Wasa North America, LLC website (“Wasa Website”) is owned, operated, and maintained by Wasa North America, LLC, an Illinois corporation located in Bannockburn, Illinois (“Wasa”).
Acceptance of terms
The Wasa Website and its related services are offered to you conditioned on your acceptance, without modification, of the terms, conditions, and notices contained herein. Your use of the Wasa Website, including placing orders to purchase products from Wasa, as available, constitutes your agreement to all such terms, conditions, and notices. Your use of a particular section of the Wasa Website may also be subject to additional terms as set forth in such section (“Additional Terms”).
In the event that any of the terms, conditions, and notices contained herein conflict with the Additional Terms or other terms and guidelines contained within any particular section of the Wasa Website or with any terms included with any product purchased from Wasa, then these terms shall control.
Site license and access
Wasa grants you a limited license to access and make personal use of this site and not to download (other than page caching) or modify it, or any portion of it, except with the express written consent of Wasa. This license does not include any derivative use of this site or its contents or any use of data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction tools.
You may not frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo, or other proprietary information (including images, text, page layout, or form) of Wasa and/or its affiliates without express written consent of Wasa. You may not use any meta tags or any other “hidden text” utilizing Wasa’s name or trademarks without the express written consent of Wasa. Any unauthorized use terminates the permission or license granted by Wasa.
You may not create a link to the Wasa Website without express written permission of Wasa. If permission is granted, such permission will consist of a limited, revocable, and nonexclusive right to create a hyperlink to the home page of the Wasa Website (www.wasa-usa.com) so long as the link does not portray Wasa, its affiliates, or their content, products, or services in a false, misleading, derogatory, or otherwise offensive matter. You may not use any Wasa logo or other proprietary graphic or trademark as part of the link without express written permission of Wasa.
No unlawful or prohibited use
As a condition of your use of the Wasa Website, you will not use the Wasa Website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices. You may not use the Wasa Website in any manner which could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Wasa Website (or the network(s) connected to the Wasa Website) or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the Wasa Website. You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Wasa Website, other accounts, computer systems or networks connected to the Wasa Website, through hacking, password mining or any other means. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available through the Wasa Website.
Personal and non-commercial use limitation
Unless otherwise specified, the Wasa Website is for your personal and non-commercial use. You may not modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any information, software, products or services obtained from the Wasa Website. Where this provision, and only this provision unless stated otherwise herein, conflicts with an agreement between Wasa and Wasa’s business partners and customers (“Business Agreement”), the Business Agreement shall control.
Wasa reserves the right to change the terms, conditions, and notices concerning use of the Wasa Website without notice. You are responsible for regularly reviewing these terms and conditions and Additional Terms posted on other sections of the Wasa Website. Your continued use of the Wasa Website constitutes your agreement to all such terms, conditions, and notices.
Wasa reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate or limit your access to any or all of the Wasa Website or any portion thereof at any time, without notice.
You must be at least 18 years of age to transact any business with Wasa or to submit any Personal Information to Wasa. As such, if you transact or attempt to transact any business with Wasa or submit or attempt to submit any Personal Information to Wasa, YOU AFFIRMATIVELY REPRESENT AND WARRANT THAT YOU ARE AT LEAST 18 YEARS OF AGE (OR THE AGE OF LEGAL MAJORITY IN THE JURISDICTION IN WHICH YOU ARE LOCATED, IF DIFFERENT) AND THAT YOU POSSESS THE LEGAL RIGHT TO USE THE WASA WEBSITE IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE STATED TERMS AND USAGE POLICIES. You hereby agree to supervise usage by, and be responsible for the actions of, any minors who use your computer and/or account(s) to access the Wasa Website.
Materials provided to Wasa
If you submit any feedback, suggestions, recipes or other communications (each a “Submission” and collectively “Submissions”) to the Wasa Website or to Wasa, you are granting Wasa, its affiliated companies and its designees and sub licensees permission to use your Submission in connection with the operation of their businesses including, without limitation, the rights to: copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate and reformat your Submission; and to publish your name in connection with your Submission. No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of your Submission, as provided herein. Wasa is under no obligation to post or use any Submission you may provide and Wasa may remove any Submission at any time in its sole discretion.
All trademarks and trade dress that appear on the Wasa Website (“Trademarks”) are trademarks/trade dress or registered trademarks/trade dress of Wasa (unless indicated otherwise) or its subsidiaries or parent companies, in the United States and other countries.
The Trademarks are valuable assets of Wasa and carry considerable goodwill and consumer acceptance of the goods and services sold under the Trademarks. Such goodwill has made the Trademarks distinctive to Wasa and, as such, may only by used by Wasa or other authorized persons or entities for the benefit of Wasa and only in connection with the products and services authorized by Wasa. Any unauthorized use of the Trademarks and/or any use of a mark or symbol that is likely to cause confusion among consumers or in any manner that disparages or discredits Wasa, its affiliates, subsidiaries or parent companies is strictly prohibited.
You may not use any of the Trademarks in any manner without the prior written consent of Wasa. Any unauthorized use is expressly prohibited by law and violators will be prosecuted to the maximum extent possible according to applicable law, without notice.
All content that is made available to view and/or download in connection with the Wasa Website, including but not limited to text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips, digital downloads, data compilations, (“Content”) and software (“Software”), is owned by and is the copyrighted work of Wasa and/or its suppliers and is protected by United States copyright laws and international treaty provisions. The compilation of all content on the Wasa Website is the exclusive property of Wasa and is protected by United States copyright laws and international treaty provisions. All Software used on this site is the property of Wasa and/or its software suppliers and is protected by United States copyright laws and international treaty provisions.
Any reproduction or redistribution of the Content and/or Software is expressly prohibited by law, and may result in severe civil and criminal penalties. Violators will be prosecuted to the maximum extent possible. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, COPYING OR REPRODUCTION OF THE CONTENT OR SOFTWARE TO ANY OTHER SERVER OR LOCATION FOR FURTHER REPRODUCTION OR REDISTRIBUTION IS EXPRESSLY PROHIBITED.
Notices and procedure for making claims of copyright infringement
For information about copyright or infringement claims, please click HERE
Member account, password, and security
Certain customers and partners of Wasa may receive a password from Wasa to access certain information on the Wasa Website. You are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and account. Furthermore, you are entirely responsible for any and all activities that occur under your account. You agree to notify Wasa immediately of any unauthorized use of your account or any other breach of security. Wasa will not be liable for any loss that you may incur as a result of someone else using your password or account, either with or without your knowledge. However, you could be held liable for losses incurred by Wasa or another party due to someone else using your account or password. You may not use anyone else’s account at any time without the permission of the account holder and Wasa.
Links to third party sites
Any dealings by you with third parties (including advertisers) included within the Wasa Website or participation in promotions, including the delivery of and the payment for goods and services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings or promotions, are solely between you and the advertiser or other third party. Wasa shall not be responsible or liable for any part of any such dealings or promotions.
Risk of loss for purchases
All promotional items purchased from Wasa, either through the Wasa Website or by other means, are made pursuant to a shipment contract. Delivery of goods shall be the responsibility of the carriers selected by Wasa. However, in the event that any goods shipped to you are damaged or lost, Wasa shall issue you a prompt refund for the full amount of the goods damaged or lost. Wasa’s liability is limited to the amount of the damaged or lost goods ordered and, therefore, does not extend to cover any direct, indirect, incidental or consequential damages resulting from the damage or loss of the goods. Please see DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY below for further information. All inquiries regarding damaged or lost goods should be directed to our Customer Service department.
Product warranty information
Parties other than Wasa manufacture certain products offered on the Wasa Website. The third party manufactured products often carry warranties from their manufacturer. Please check with the manufacturer of the product for complete details regarding any warranty the product may be covered under. Please see DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY below for further information.
Privacy and protection of personal information
See the Privacy Statement for disclosures relating to the collection and use of your personal information.
Disclaimer of warranties and limitation of liability
THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, AND PRODUCTS INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THE WASA WEBSITE MAY INCLUDE INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY MADE TO THE WASA WEBSITE AND TO THE INFORMATION THEREIN. WASA AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR CHANGES IN THE WASA WEBSITE AT ANY TIME.
WASA AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY, RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY, TIMELINESS, LACK OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS AND ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND RELATED GRAPHICS CONTAINED WITHIN THE WASA WEBSITE FOR ANY PURPOSE. ALL SUCH INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND RELATED GRAPHICS ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. WASA AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THIS INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND RELATED GRAPHICS, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, WORKMANLIKE EFFORT, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
YOU SPECIFICALLY AGREE THAT WASA SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA, ANY MATERIAL OR DATA SENT OR RECEIVED OR NOT SENT OR RECEIVED, OR ANY TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO THROUGH THE WASA WEBSITE. YOU SPECIFICALLY AGREE THAT WASA IS NOT RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY THREATENING, DEFAMATORY, OBSCENE, OFFENSIVE OR ILLEGAL CONTENT OR CONDUCT OF ANY OTHER PARTY OR ANY INFRINGEMENT OF ANOTHER’S RIGHTS, INCLUDING INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS. YOU SPECIFICALLY AGREE THAT WASA IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY CONTENT SENT USING AND/OR INCLUDED IN THE WASA WEBSITE BY ANY THIRD PARTY.
You agree to indemnify and hold Wasa, its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers and employees, harmless from any claim, demand, or damage, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, asserted by any third party due to or arising out of your use of the Wasa Website and/or any information (text or graphical), software, or products obtained through the Wasa Website and/or from Wasa.
If any part of this agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the agreement shall continue in effect.
It is the express will of the parties that this agreement and all related documents have been drawn up in English.
Unless otherwise specified herein, this agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the user and Wasa with respect to the Wasa Website and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between the user and Wasa with respect to the Wasa Website.
Electronic records and communications
A printed version of this agreement and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form.
If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, please contact our customer service department, without charge, Monday through Friday via e-mail at [email protected] or by telephone at 1-800-922-7455.