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This Web site is owned and operated by Quad/Graphics, Inc., a member of the Quad/Graphics Group and its affiliates (collectively referred to as the "Company").

Before using this Web site, please read the:

Before registering with the Company, please read the:

  • Privacy Policy - This screen explains our information collection practices and how we protect your privacy.
     
  • Agreements - This screen explains the conditions of using a password and engaging in electronic transactions.

Terms and Conditions of Use

Please read the following Terms and Conditions of Use ("Terms of Use") carefully before using this Web site. All users of this site agree that access to and use of this site are subject to the following Terms of Use and other applicable laws. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, you should not use this site.

The Company reserves the right to modify these Terms of Use at any time, so you should periodically review this screen. By using the Web site after modifications are posted, you signify your acceptance of the Terms of Use as modified. The Terms of Use were last modified on November 21, 2001.

Exclusion of Warranties
The Company makes no representation or warranty regarding the functionality or condition of this Web site, its suitability for use, or that its use will be uninterrupted or error-free.

All material or information on this Web site is provided to you as-is without warranties of any kind. The Company disclaims all warranties or conditions, written or oral, express or implied, including without limitation, warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

These exclusions are in addition to any specific exclusion otherwise provided in these terms and conditions. To the extent that the jurisdiction to which you are subject does not allow exclusion of certain warranties, such exclusions that are not permitted do not apply.

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Limitation of Liability
The Company will not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages including but not limited to, loss of profits, data, business or goodwill as a result of the use or the inability to use this Web site, even if the Company has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

Your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using and accessing this Web site. To the extent the jurisdiction to which you are subject does not allow any part of such limitation, such part does not apply.

The Company and its subsidiaries, affiliates, parents and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents, to the extent permitted by law, shall have no liability, contingent or otherwise, whether caused by the negligence of the Company, its subsidiaries, affiliates, parents and their respective directors, officers, employees, subcontractors, agents, suppliers, or otherwise, to you or to third parties for the accuracy, timeliness, completeness, reliability, performance or continued availability of this Web site or for delays or omissions therein, including, but not limited to, inaccuracies or errors in or omissions from quotes and financial data.

The Company has no responsibility to maintain the information or services made available on the Web site or to supply any corrections or updates in connection with such information or services.

Any limitations or restrictions on liability in these Terms of Use shall only apply to the extent permitted by applicable law. In no event shall the Company's total liability to you for all damages, losses and causes of action (whether in contract or tort, including but not limited to, negligence) exceed the amount paid by you to the Company, if any, for accessing this Web site.

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Ownership and Confidentiality
Material on this Web site, including but not limited to text, images, illustrations, software, audio clips and video clips, is owned or otherwise provided by the Company or its licensees.

You acknowledge and warrant that information or material which you provide electronically through your access to or use of this Web site is not confidential or exclusive, except as may be required under applicable law, and does not infringe the rights of any person or entity.

You further acknowledge that unprotected e-mail communication over the Internet is subject to possible interception, alteration or loss.

Visitors of this Web site may download or copy the contents of this Web site or other downloaded items for personal use only. Any information or material contained on this Web site that may be reproduced pursuant to these terms must bear the proprietary rights notices that originally appear in conjunction with such information or material.

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Trademarks
Trademarks, logos, service marks and other intellectual property (collectively, the "Marks") displayed on this Web site are registered or unregistered Marks of Quad/Graphics, Inc., its affiliates or subsidiaries. They are the property of their respective owners and may not be used without written permission from the Company or from the owner of such Marks respectively.

You acquire absolutely no rights or licenses in or to the Web site or the materials contained within the Web site other than the limited right to use the Web site in accordance with these Terms of Use. Any sale, transmission or redistribution of this Web site or its content, and any copying, modification or other use of this Web site or its content for any purposes is strictly prohibited.

You agree to protect the proprietary rights of the Company and all others having rights in the Web site and to comply with all reasonable written requests made by the Company or its suppliers of content or otherwise ("Suppliers") to protect their and others' contractual, statutory and common law rights in the Web site.

You agree to provide the Company with prompt written notice of any unauthorized access or use of the Web site by any party or of any claim that the Web site infringes upon any copyright, trademark or other contractual, statutory or common law rights.

You may not copy reproduce, recompile, decompile, disassemble, reverse engineer, distribute, publish, display, perform, modify, upload to create derivative works from, transmit or in any way exploit any part of the Web site, except as expressly provided in these Terms of Use. You may not circulate the contents of the Web site without prior written consent. Modification of the Web site content is a violation of the Company's copyright and other proprietary rights.

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Links to Other Sites
From time to time, this Web site may provide links to certain Web sites sponsored and maintained by third parties. Such Web sites are publicly available and the Company is providing access to such Web sites solely as a convenience.

The Company has not reviewed and does not expressly or implicitly endorse other Web sites or any information or material, or the accessibility thereof, via such links, and does not assume any responsibility for any such other Web sites, information or material posted thereon, or products or services offered thereon.

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Accuracy of Information
While the Company tries to update the information or materials on this Web site as often as possible, no assurance is given that information or material on this Web site is up-to-date, accurate, error-free or complete.

This Web site is provided for informational purposes and transacting business. Except for these Terms of Use, this Web site shall not create any legal relationship between you and the Company unless you have "clicked" on the designated spaces on the user registration screen, in which case the Privacy Policy, Password Agreement and Electronic Transaction Agreement, and all terms and conditions referred to therein, shall govern your access and utilization of this Web site.

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Viruses, Etc.
The Company does not represent or warrant that the information or materials accessed from or through this Web site will be uninterrupted or free of errors, defects, viruses or other harmful components, or that any such problems that are discovered will be corrected.

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Damage to Others
You agree not to introduce to or through this Web site any information or materials that may be harmful to others. Among other things, you agree not to include, knowingly or otherwise, any error or defect in materials or information which may, among other things, constitute libel, slander, defamation or obscenity, or promote hatred or otherwise give rise to a criminal offense or civil liability on the part of any person or entity.

You will not use the Web site for or any of the information contained therein in unsolicited mailings or spam material. You will not spam or send unsolicited mailings to any person or entity using the Web site. You agree to comply with any other applicable terms and conditions set for the Web site.

You may not use this Web site for any illegal purpose or in any manner inconsistent with applicable law or this legal and privacy statement. You may not offer any part of the Web site for sale or distribute it over any other medium including but not limited to television, radio, broadcast, a computer network or hyperlink framing on the internet without the prior written consent the Company.

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Reservation of Rights
All rights not expressly granted in these terms are reserved to the Company. Nothing contained in these terms shall be construed as conferring by implication, estoppel or otherwise any license or right under any copyright, patent, trademark or other intellectual right of the Company or any other person or entity.

This Web site is intended for both information and commercial enterprises in certain specified jurisdictions. Your ability to use this Web site may be limited accordingly, and you should contact us with any questions in this regard.

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Governing Law
This site is controlled and operated by Quad/Graphics, Inc., a member of the Quad/Graphics Group. These terms shall be governed by the laws of Illinois without reference to principles of conflicts of laws. You agree to be bound by such laws and to submit to the jurisdiction of the courts of Illinois in connection with the interpretation or application of these terms.

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Changes to Terms
The Company may modify, alter or otherwise update the terms applicable to this Web site from time to time without notice, and you agree to be bound by such terms as are in effect at the time at which you access this Web site.

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Survival
These terms and conditions apply while you are accessing the Web site and remain in effect thereafter and shall survive even if the Web site is no longer accessible to you.

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Indemnification
You agree, at your own expense, to indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Company, its parent, and their respective directors, officers, employees, subcontractors, agents, suppliers, and content providers against any third party claim, suit, action or other proceeding against them to the extent that such claim, suit, action or other proceeding is based on or arises in connection with your use of the Web site. This includes, but is not limited to:

  1. Your use or someone using your computer's use of the Web site
  2. Your use or someone using any password you may obtain
  3. A violation of the terms set forth in these Terms of Use by you or anyone using your computer or password
  4. A claim that any use of the Web site by you or someone using your computer or password infringes any intellectual property right of any third party, is libelous or defamatory, or otherwise results in injury or damage to any third party
  5. Any deletions, additions, insertions or alterations to, or any unauthorized use of the Web site by you or someone using your computer or password
  6. Any misrepresentation or breach of representation or warranty made by you contained herein or
  7. Any breach of any covenant or agreement to be performed by you hereunder.

You agree to pay any and all costs, damages and expenses, including, but not limited to, reasonable attorneys' fees and costs in connection with or arising from any such claim, suit, action or proceeding.

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Privacy Policy

The Company respects the privacy rights of our Web site users. Our Privacy Policy describes how we collect, use and protect information we receive from you.

What Information We Collect
In the course of your use of this Web site, you may provide information about your business to the Company or the Company may otherwise obtain information about your business. For instance, in the user registration process we will obtain contact information (names, addresses, e-mail addresses, etc.) regarding your business. In connection with our credit evaluation and approval process, we will obtain financial and credit-related information regarding your company in order to determine whether or not to extend credit to you and if so, in what amounts. We may also obtain information about your business as a result of transactions that you enter into with the Company through the Web site. In addition to information regarding individual customers of this site, we may collect and aggregate information regarding use of the Web site by all of our customers.

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How Your Information Is Used
Any information that you provide or that we otherwise obtain will be used by the Company only in connection with the conduct of our business and operation. Without limiting the foregoing, the Company may use such information to:

  1. Make your contact details available to the Company and its affiliates worldwide,
  2. Assess the function and performance of this Web site,
  3. Assess the needs of our customers,
  4. Market our products and services,
  5. Enforce your contractual obligations to us,
  6. Maintain the security and integrity of this Web site,
  7. Comply with regulatory or legal requirements, or
  8. Protect our rights or property, the rights of another user, or to prevent harm.

The Company may also use aggregated or composite data derived from information provided by our customers in connection with our operation of the Web site. For instance, we may publicly disclose statistical information, such as the total number of users of our Web site or the total dollar volume of categories of products traded on our Web site. Please be advised that any information that you choose to disclose on any portion of our Web site that is available for public viewing by other users cannot be protected by us and is not subject to this Privacy Policy.

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How We Secure Your Information
The Company utilizes security systems and procedures we have determined are reasonably appropriate for the protection of our customers' information during transmission as well as on the Web site. Data will be stored and processed safely and according to industry standards. However, nothing contained in this Privacy Policy limits or modifies in any way the Terms and Conditions of Use of this Web site.

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How We Use Cookies
Cookies are small bits of text that your Web browser software stores on your computer when you visit some web sites. No password or personal information is stored in the cookie. The Company uses a cookie to make it easier for you to use our site and to help us customize your experience so the Company can provide you with the information you need. Cookies help us measure the success of our marketing efforts, so we can better understand how to reach customers with the information they want about the Company. The Company minimizes the use of cookies to only those necessary to properly route our users within our site. Refusing cookies may adversely affect the functionality of user registration and the functionality of other portions of the site.

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How to Remove Your Name from Our Mailing List
The Company intends to send marketing and advertising material to its registered users. You may choose not to receive such materials by notifying Marketing. To notify Marketing that you would like to remove your name from the related marketing mailing list, send a message through the Contact Us link located on the welcome screen in this Web site, or use the unsubscribe option at the end of each electronic mailing.

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Agreements

Password Agreement
The Company has established Internet-based electronic services and transaction capabilities that allow for the purchase of products and/or services (collectively "Transactions").

The Company is willing to provide such access on the terms and conditions set forth herein.

The Company shall issue or activate passwords and/or user IDs (collectively "Passwords") that will enable the customer ("you") to access and utilize the Web site. You understand and agree as follows:

  1. You shall be solely responsible for the monitoring and use of Passwords and, without limitation, the Company will have no responsibility whatsoever for controlling or monitoring the use of such Passwords and no liability for any use of such Passwords.
     
  2. You shall be solely responsible for any and all acts or omissions with respect to access and use of the Web site (including the execution of Transactions) by any person using the Passwords. You shall only provide the Passwords to your employees who are authorized to access and use the Web site and execute transactions, and not to any third parties. You will implement and enforce reasonable measures to protect the confidentiality of the Passwords and shall immediately notify the Company of any unauthorized disclosure or use of the Passwords.
     
  3. Your access to and use of the Web site will be subject to the Electronic Transactions Agreement (the "ETA") and the Terms and Conditions of Use (the "Terms of Use") available on the Web site. Prior to registering for access to the Web site, you will be required to indicate your agreement by "clicking" on the designated space. Thereafter, any access and utilization of the Web site using any of the Passwords will be governed by this Password Agreement, the ETA and any other terms and conditions established by the Company.
     
  4. This Password Agreement will be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Illinois without regard to principles of conflicts of law.

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Electronic Transactions Agreement
The Company has established internet-based electronic services and transaction capabilities that allow for the purchase of products and/or services. WHEREAS, you and the Company have entered into a Password Agreement ("Password Agreement"), pursuant to which the Company has agreed to provide you with access to the Web site, and you agreed to access and utilize the Web site solely in accordance with the terms and conditions of the Password Agreement and this Agreement. Now, therefore, for good and valuable consideration, the receipt and adequacy of which are hereby acknowledged, the parties hereby agree as follows:

  1. Scope of Agreement. The Company and you by "clicking" on the designated space on the user registration screen, agree to the terms and conditions set forth herein and in the Password Agreement (which together shall be considered a single agreement for all purposes, and the term "Agreement" as used herein shall refer to this Agreement and the Password Agreement taken together) and agree to be legally bound by the terms and conditions of this Agreement to the same extent and with the same force and effect as if you had manually executed this Agreement. This Agreement taken together, where applicable, with any relevant (i) Quotation terms and conditions or other written agreements, (ii) procedures established with respect to the access and utilization of the Web site and (iii) the Terms and Conditions of Use ("Terms of Use") to which you agreed by entering this Web site, and/or other terms and conditions specified or referred to on the Web site from time to time will govern the access and utilization of the Web site and any and all transactions entered into on or through the Web site.
     
  2. Transactions.
     
    1. Each transaction, defined as an order placed through the Web site for either products and/or services provided by the Company ("Transaction") executed between the parties, shall be subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement and the terms and conditions of the Company's standard quotation form or printing agreement, as the case may be ("Form") with respect to the products and services that are the subject matter of the relevant Transaction.
       
    2. A Transaction will be initiated by you by "clicking" on the designated spaces in the Web site.
       
    3. The Company may accept or reject your request at its sole discretion.
       
    4. The Company may furnish you with a confirmation of each Transaction executed through the Web site and the terms of each such confirmation shall be valid and binding on you for 45 days from the date of the confirmation. In the event of any conflict between the terms and conditions of this Agreement, the terms and conditions of any Form, and the terms and conditions of such confirmation, then the terms and conditions of the Form shall control.
       
    5. In the event that you submit any purchase orders or any other document that contain any terms and conditions, such terms and conditions shall be of no effect and shall be null and void.
       
  3. Representations, Warranties and Covenants. You hereby represent, warrant and covenant as follows:
     
    1. You will access and utilize the web site (including but not limited to the execution of Transactions) solely for your own internal business and commercial purposes and in accordance with the terms and conditions of this Agreement, any procedures established by the Company with respect to the access and utilization of the Web site, the Terms of Use and any other terms and conditions specified or referred to on the web site from time to time. You will not utilize the web site or enter into transactions on behalf of any third parties or sell, lease, store, retransmit, redistribute or provide, directly or indirectly, any portion of the content of the Web site to any third party.
       
    2. Registered visitors acknowledge that its access to and utilization of the Web site may be monitored by the Company for the Company's own purposes.
       
    3. By "clicking" on the designated space on the user registration screen, you are acknowledging that you have all necessary power and authority to execute and perform this Agreement and that neither the execution of nor performance under this Agreement violates any law, rule, regulation or order, or any agreement, document or instrument. You agree that this Agreement and any Transactions executed hereunder will be deemed to be "in writing" and to have been "signed" for all purposes and that any record of any such Transaction will be deemed to be in "writing." You will not contest the legally binding nature, validity or enforceability of this Agreement or any legally binding nature, validity or any Transaction executed through the Web site based on any fact that it has been executed by "clicking" on the designated spaces and you expressly waive any and all rights you may have to assert any such claim.
       
  4. Confidentiality.
     
    1. Subject to the exceptions provided in clause 4(b), neither party shall, at any time, whether before or after the expiry or sooner termination of this Agreement, without the prior written consent of the other party, disclose or suffer or permit its subsidiaries, parents, affiliates, directors, officers, employees, agents or contractors to disclose to any person (other than to any of its affiliates, officers, employees, agents or contractors with a need for the Confidential Information as defined below) in connection with the performance of their obligations any of the contents of this Agreement or the Web site or any confidential information that may come into such party's possession during the term of this Agreement concerning the operations, contracts, commercial or financial arrangements, activities or affairs of the other party (collectively, "Confidential Information").
       
    2. The provisions of clause 4(a) shall not apply to Confidential Information which (i) now or hereafter comes into the public domain otherwise than as a result of a breach of an undertaking of confidentiality; (ii) any information that either party receives from a third party who, to the knowledge of the receiving party, is not bound by a contractual, legal or fiduciary obligation not to disclose such information; (iii) was in either the receiving party's possession, with no confidentiality restrictions, prior to that party's receipt of the other party's Confidential Information; (iv) is disclosed by the disclosing party to a third party, to the receiving party's knowledge, on a non-restricted basis; or (v) was independently developed by either party without the use of the other party's Confidential Information. In the event the recipient or anyone to whom it transmits the Confidential Information pursuant to this agreement becomes legally compelled to disclose any of the Confidential Information, recipient will provide the disclosing party with prompt notice so that the disclosing party may seek a protective order or appropriate remedy. In the event that such protective order or other remedy is not obtained and the disclosing party does not waive compliance with the applicable provisions of this agreement, recipient will furnish only that portion of the Confidential Information which it is legally required (by opinion of counsel) to disclose and will otherwise attempt to secure confidential treatment of the information legally required to be disclosed.
       
    3. Before a party discloses any Confidential Information in any of the circumstances described in clause 4(b), it shall notify the other party of its intention to make such disclosure.
       
  5. Limitation of Liability. The Company will not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages including but not limited to, loss of profits, data, business or goodwill arising from this Agreement or any Transaction, even if the Company has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

    In no event shall the Company's total liability to you for all damages, losses and causes of action (whether in contract or tort, including but not limited to, negligence) exceed the amount paid by you to the Company, if any, for any Transaction.
     

  6. General.
     
    1. This Agreement shall commence upon the Company issuance of a user ID and password to you upon completion of the necessary procedures. This Agreement shall remain in effect unless and until terminated by the Company upon written notice to you to take effect immediately, provided that this Agreement shall remain in effect with respect to any Transactions effected prior to such termination. This Agreement shall be binding upon each party and its successors and assigns in accordance with its terms.
       
    2. If any provision of this Agreement (or any portion thereof) shall be invalid, illegal or unenforceable, the validity, legality or enforceability of the remainder of this Agreement shall not in any way be affected or impaired thereby.
       
    3. All notices delivered hereunder shall be (i) in writing and (i) shall be hand delivered or sent by certified mail to the parties at the addresses specified by the relevant party from time to time, or (ii) sent via electronic mail to the parties at their respective electronic mail addresses specified by the relevant party from time to time and followed by U.S. mail.
       

  7. Applicable Law. This Agreement shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Illinois without regard to principles of conflicts of laws.

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