Nordic Group of Companies, Ltd.
Website Terms and Conditions of Use

Effective Date: April, 4th 2013

Welcome to this website provided to you by the Nordic Group of Companies, Ltd. and/or its affiliates (collectively, “Nordic”). As used in these Terms of Use, references to “Nordic” include its owners, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, and directors. Your access to and use of this website is subject to the following Terms of Use. Please read these Terms of Use carefully before accessing or using this website, so that you fully understand your rights and responsibilities.

By accessing and browsing this website, you agree to the following terms and conditions of use. If you do not agree, please do not access or use this website.

Modification of Terms of Use
Nordic reserves the right to modify or amend these Terms of Use at any time. All changes will be effective immediately upon their posting on this website. Notice regarding material changes will be posted conspicuously on this website prior to the implementation of such changes. By accessing the website following posting of changes to the Terms of Use, you agree to all such changes.

Privacy Policy
By your access and use of this website, you also agree to the terms of the applicable Privacy Policy, which are incorporated into these Terms of Use by this reference.

Site Information
Information and materials displayed on this website, including, without limitation and to the extent applicable, product offering, product pricing, specifications, warranty and /or other information, are subject to modification without notice. Nordic reserves the right to modify such information without any obligation to notify past, current or prospective website users.

In addition, to the extent Nordic offers you the ability to purchase products on the information and materials on this website, the information and materials are applicable to products sold in the United States and not necessarily to products sold in other countries. Some products or services may not be available in certain areas. Specifications on the website are for comparison purposes only. Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) excludes transportation fees, taxes, license, title, optional or regionally required equipment. Actual dealer price may vary.

Mention of any third party products or services is provided for informational purposes only and does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation of such products or services by Nordic.

All offers on this website are void where prohibited, and are subject to the posting of any official rules pertaining to such offers.

Intellectual Property Rights
Copyright 2013 Nordic Group of Companies. All rights reserved.

All text, audio, video, graphics, images, charts, data structures, photographs, icons, and the design, selection, and arrangement of content in any medium on this website are the copyrighted materials of Nordic or its vendors or suppliers. The distinctive and original layout and presentation of this website also constitutes protectable trade dress under applicable law. In addition, many proprietary names and marks belonging to Nordic and its affiliates appear throughout this website. This website may also contain references to third-party marks, and copies of third-party copyrighted materials, which are the property of their respective owners.

Any unauthorized use of any copyrighted materials, trade dress, marks, or any other intellectual property belonging to Nordic or any third party is strictly prohibited, and may be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.

Use of this Site
You may download and/or print a copy of this website’s content solely for your personal and internal use, provided you do not delete or modify any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary notices. You may not use, copy, modify, distribute, mirror, republish or transmit any of the content or materials of this website without the prior written consent of Columbia.

You may not violate the security of any Nordic network or system. Such violations may result in criminal and civil liability. You may not probe, scan or test the vulnerability of this website or attempt to breach any security or authentication measures or monitor data or traffic on our website. You may not interfere with the functioning of this website, including without limitation any type of flooding technique or deliberate attempt to overload a system such as denial of service attacks. You may not use manual or electronic means to avoid the use or access limitations that may be on this website.

NO WARRANTIES
This site, all contents of this site, and all products and services offered in connection with this site are provided “AS IS” and “as available” basis. Nordic disclaims all warranties of any kind, express or implied, in connection with this site to the fullest extent of the law, including the implied warranties of merchantability, title, noninfringement and fitness for a particular purpose and any warranty arising from a course of dealing or usage in trade.

Nordic does not warrant that use of this site, or the operation or function of this site, will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site or its server are free of viruses or other harmful elements. Nordic does not warrant or make any representations regarding the accuracy, reliability or use of this site. You use this site at your own risk and you assume full responsibility for all costs associated with all necessary servicing or repairs of any equipment you use in connection with this site.

Limitation of Liability
Nordic shall not be liable for any damages of any kind related to your use of or inability to use this site, including, without limitation, direct, indirect, special, incidental, exemplary, compensatory or consequential damages, lost profits, loss of business, loss of data, business interruption, or loss of revenue arising out of or in any way related to the use or performance of this website or any linked website or to any material, information, data, products, or services obtained through this website, or otherwise arising out of your use of this website, your inability to use this website or any decision made or action taken by you in reliance of any information, advice or materials provided on this website, whether such damages are based in tort, contract, negligence, strict liability or otherwise, even if Nordic has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

Some jurisdictions do not allow exclusion of certain warranties or limitations of liability, so the above limits or exclusions may not apply to you. Nordic’s liability in any case shall, however, be limited to the greatest extent permitted by law.

Submission / Feedback Information
Any feedback, comments, suggestions, ideas, or similar materials that you send to Nordic in connection with the appearance or operation of this site or any Nordic or affiliate product or service will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary. Nordic may use any and all such materials without notice to you and without your consent. All such materials becomes the property of Nordic and may be used for any purpose and on an unrestricted basis. By submitting such information to Nordic you are assigning to Nordic, at no cost to Nordic, all copyright and other intellectual property rights to the information. Nordic may publish such material and/or incorporate it or any concepts described in it in our products or on our website without compensation, restrictions on use, acknowledgement of source, accountability, or liability unless agreed to otherwise in writing.

Third-Party Websites
Nordic may include links to other sites on the internet that are not owned or operated by Nordic or its affiliates as a convenience to our users. These third party websites may include authorized dealers/resellers of Nordic products and equipment. ,

Nordic provides these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply directly or indirectly, any approval, association, sponsorship, endorsement or affiliation by Nordic of the third party site of its contents. Nordic is not responsible for the contents of any third party website, including without limitation any dealer or reseller website.

You link to any other pages or websites at your own risk. You should review and determine if you agree to a particular site’s terms and conditions of use before using such a site.

Indemnification
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold Nordic (together with its affiliates) harmless from and against any and all losses, expenses, third-party claims, liabilities, damages and costs (including without limitation attorneys’ fees) arising from or related to your use of this website, your use of any material, information or data downloaded or otherwise obtained from this website, or your violation of these Terms of Use, including without limitation, your infringement of any intellectual property or other right of Nordic or any other person or entity

Miscellaneous
Unless otherwise specified, this site and its contents are displayed solely for the purpose of marketing and promoting Nordic products and services. The site is controlled by Nordic from its offices in Baraboo, WI. All matters relating to this site shall be governed by federal laws and the laws of the State of Wisconsin. Any legal action or proceeding relating to this site shall be instituted in a state or federal court with jurisdiction over Baraboo, WI. You agree to submit to the jurisdiction of, and agree that venue is proper in, these courts.

If you have any questions regarding Terms of Use, please contact Nordic’s Legal Department at;

Nordic Group of Companies, Ltd.
715 Lynn Avenue, Suite 100
Baraboo, WI 53913 USA

E-mail: info@nordicgroup.com
Phone: 608-356-0136
Fax: 608-355-2280

User Generated Content
Nordic may provide interactive areas on this website. All users of this website must also follow any other guidelines or rules provided by Nordic or posted on this website with respect to such interactive areas. A failure to comply with any of those guidelines or rules, or any of the other provisions of these Terms of Use, will result in, among other possible action, the immediate termination of access to this website and/or privileges to post content.

Please report any violations of these guidelines to Nordic, as provided for in the “Contacting Us” paragraph of these Terms of Use.

You and other users of the Nordic bulletin boards and other interactive areas are solely responsible for the contents and consequences of the messages you communicate or post on this site. You should exercise the utmost discretion before providing any personal information on this site. Although Nordic is not obligated to monitor content or the accuracy of information, you acknowledge and agree that Nordic, in its sole discretion, has the right to monitor, without notice, any such content or information posted on this site. Nordic also reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to prohibit or remove any conduct or content, without notice, for any reason.

You understand and agree that: (1) Nordic assumes no liability or responsibility for any content or material of any kind that is submitted for or posted on any interactive area on the site by you or by any other users or third parties and (2) Nordic is a publisher of any such content, and is acting solely as an Internet Service Provider as such term is defined in the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.

Copyright
Nordic respects the rights of intellectual property owners, and asks that its users do the same. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes infringement, please provide Nordic the following information, in the form prescribed by Section 512 of Title 17, United States Code:

1. an electronic or physical signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
2. a description of the copyrighted work or works that you claim have been infringed;
3. a description of the allegedly infringing material, including its location on the site;
4. your address, telephone number, and e-mail address;
5. a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
6. a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.

Nordic’s Copyright Agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement on its site is:

Nordic Group of Companies, Ltd.
715 Lynn Avenue, Suite 100
Baraboo, WI 53913 USA

E-mail: info@nordicgroup.com
Phone: 608-356-0136
Fax: 608-355-2280

 

PRIVACY POLICY

Tomberlin and its affiliates (“Columbia” or “we”) take seriously the confidentiality of your personal information. The following Privacy Policy sets forth our information gathering and dissemination practices for Columbia via this website.

Agreement to Privacy Policy

BY ACCESSING OR USING THIS WEBSITE, YOU HEREBY AGREE TO THE TERMS OF THIS PRIVACY POLICY AND CONSENT TO THE COLLECTION AND USE OF INFORMATION AS DISCUSSED IN THIS PRIVACY POLICY. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THE TERMS OF THIS PRIVACY POLICY, PLEASE DO NOT ACCESS THIS WEBSITE.

The below policy describes our use of this information internally as well as any third parties we work with in operating the website which will include affiliated members of our product distribution network. If you have any questions regarding the practices of Columbia or any of the foregoing parties regarding this website you can contact us as set forth below in the “Contacting Us” section.

Please note that if you provide personal information to a third party, we are not responsible for such third party’s collection, use and disclosure of such information and we encourage you to review the third party’s policies regarding such collection, use and disclosure.

Amendments to Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to modify or amend this Privacy Policy at any time. Notice of material changes to this Privacy Policy will be communicated in advance and will be conspicuously posted on this website. You agree that by accessing or using the website without any objection following posting of such changes, constitutes your acceptance of the revised terms.

Information We Collect

You are not required to provide personally identifiable information in order to visit any Columbia website. You must, however, register and provide personally identifiable information in order to acquire certain information, including but not limited to the location of a dealer of Columbia products from the site or request support from Columbia. The below information is collected by Columbia or its vendors or suppliers, identified above.

A. Personally Identifiable Information

We may collect information that you voluntarily share with us in any communication with us (such as requesting information, providing referrals, or making purchases), including without limitation your (1) contact information, (2) demographic information, (3) other personal information, subject to applicable laws and the terms of this Privacy Policy. In order to provide you with certain information, we may require the following information (a) name, (b) email address, (c) mailing address.

B. Non-Personally Identifiable Information

We also collect other information that is not personally identifiable, but results solely from a user’s visit to our website. We may correlate any non-personally identifiable information with personally identifiable information where you have provided it to us. We collect Internet Protocol (“IP”) addresses. We may also use web beacons and cookies, which may be placed on your computer when you access the website.

(1) IP Addresses

Your Internet Protocol (“IP”) address is usually associated with the place from which you enter the Internet, like your Internet Service Provider, your company or your school. We may record the referring page that linked you to our website (e.g., another website or a search engine), the pages you visit on this website, the ads you see or click on within our website, other information about the type of web browser, computer, platform, related software and settings you are using, any search terms you have entered on this website or a referral search engine website, and other web usage activity and data logged by our web servers. We may also use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our servers, gather broad demographic information, and administer our website. We may also link this information with your personally identifiable information when you have made it available to us.

(2) Web Beacons

Web beacons are Internet tools, such as transparent images on a website or in e-mails that we may send you, which help us to determine, for instance, whether a page has been viewed or an e-mail opened. For example, when you ask us to send you information, we may use web beacons to determine whether the e-mail we sent was actually opened. In general, any electronic image viewed as part of a web page, including a banner ad, can contain a web beacon.

(3) Cookies

We may use cookies to track the use of the website and to facilitate and enhance your experience. “Cookies” are small pieces of electronic data that are stored by your browser on your computer’s hard drive. The cookies enable us to facilitate access to different aspects of the website. For example, by showing when and how you and others visit its website, cookies help us to see which pages of the website are popular and which are not. Cookies can also help us to improve your enjoyment of this website, for example, by remembering your personal information such as your user name when you request information or services on the website. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can disable this function so that your browser will not accept cookies. Please be aware that disabling this function may impact your use of this website.

How We Use Your Information

We will use your personally identifiable information to communicate with you, and send you emails and advertisements on Columbia products that we believe may be of interest to you (subject to your ability to opt out of such communications).

We will also use your personally identifiable information only for the purpose of communicating to you as set forth in this Privacy Policy and any other purpose for which you disclose it to us and require our suppliers and vendors to do the same. If you wish for us to cease use of your personally identifiable information in any way, you may contact us at any time as set forth below. We will contact you in writing via email prior to using your information for any reason other than for the reason you disclosed it to us.

In addition, we may use and share aggregated information or non-personally identifiable information that does not uniquely identify any particular user for any purpose. We reserve the right to use and share your information where such disclosure may be required by law.

Security

This website has security measures in place that we believe are reasonable to help protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. While we cannot guarantee that loss, misuse or alteration to data will not occur, we use industry standards to provide as much protection as possible.

Third-Party Websites

This website may link to, or be linked to, other websites not maintained by or related to us. Columbia is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of any third parties or third-party websites, including any third-party linked or linking websites. To the extent that you disclose personally identifiable information to any such third parties, different rules may apply to their use and disclosure of personal information that you disclose to them. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of such websites before disclosing your personal information to them.

Contacting Us

In the event of a change in control of Columbia or sale by Columbia of substantially all of its assets, any information owned by or in the control of Columbia may be transferred to our successor, who will comply with the terms of this Privacy Policy.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this Privacy Policy or if you have any questions about our privacy practices and policies, please contact us.