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Terms & Conditions

THIS SITE AND RELATED SERVICES ARE PROVIDED SUBJECT TO YOUR COMPLIANCE WITH THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS SET FORTH BELOW.  PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION CAREFULLY.  YOUR CONTINUED USE OF THIS SITE WILL INDICATE YOUR AGREEMENT TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS SET FORTH BELOW.  IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, PROMPTLY EXIT THIS SITE.

1. Restrictions on Use.

All pages within this Web site and any material made available for download (collectively the "Site") are the property of Klein Tools, Inc. ("Klein Tools") and/or its affiliates.  The Site is protected by federal and international copyright and trademark laws.  Except as expressly permitted herein, no portion of the materials on these pages may be reprinted, republished, modified, or distributed in any form without the express written permission of Klein Tools. 

You may download and/or print material from the Site for your own personal use or the internal use of your business.  You shall keep intact any proprietary notices, including copyright notices, contained on any downloaded materials and shall comply with any applicable end-user license agreements.

Any rights not expressly granted by these Terms and Conditions or any applicable end user license agreements are reserved by Klein Tools.

2. Scope of License.

Klein Tools hereby grants you a nonexclusive license to use the Site solely for evaluating Klein Tools products for the purposes of making potential purchases and not to use the Site to obtain materials, data, or information for purposes of competitive advantage.  If you are an authorized Klein distributor, Klein Tools hereby grants you a nonexclusive license to use the Site for purposes of selling products to end users. 

3. Trademark Notice.

"Klein Tools" and the Klein Tools Logo are trademarks of Klein Tools.  All other trademarks, service marks and logos used in this Site are the trademarks, service marks or logos of their respective owners.

4. Warranty Disclaimer.

THIS SITE, INCLUDING ANY CONTENT OR INFORMATION CONTAINED WITHIN IT OR ANY SITE-RELATED SERVICE, IS PROVIDED "AS IS," WITH ALL FAULTS, WITH NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NONINFRINGEMENT.  YOU ASSUME TOTAL RESPONSIBILITY AND RISK FOR YOUR USE OF THIS SITE, SITE-RELATED SERVICES, AND HYPERLINKED WEB SITES.

KLEIN TOOLS, ITS AFFILIATES AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES ARE NEITHER RESPONSIBLE NOR LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE, OR OTHER DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING IN ANY WAY TO THE SITE, SITE-RELATED SERVICES, CONTENT OR INFORMATION CONTAINED WITHIN THE SITE, AND/OR ANY HYPERLINKED WEB SITE.  YOUR SOLE REMEDY FOR DISSATISFACTION WITH THE SITE, SITE-RELATED SERVICES, AND/OR HYPERLINKED WEB SITES IS TO STOP USING THE SITE AND/OR THOSE SERVICES.

Although Klein Tools attempts to ensure the integrity and accurateness of the Site, it makes no guarantees whatsoever as to the correctness or accuracy of the Site.  It is possible that the Site could include inaccuracies or errors, and that unauthorized additions, deletions and alterations could be made to the Site by third parties.  In the event that an inaccuracy arises, please inform Klein Tools so that it can be corrected.  Information contained on the Site may be changed or updated without notice.

5. Confidential and Proprietary Information.

Klein Tools does not want to receive confidential or proprietary information from you through the Site.  Please note that any information or material sent to Klein Tools through the Site will be deemed NOT to be confidential.  By sending Klein Tools any information or material, you grant Klein Tools an unrestricted, irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, display, perform, modify, transmit, and distribute those materials or information, and you also agree that Klein Tools is free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques that you send us for any purpose.

6. Links or Pointers to Other Sites.

Klein Tools makes no representations whatsoever about any other Web site that you may access through this Site.  When you access a non-Klein-Tools Web site, please understand that it is independent from Klein Tools, and that Klein Tools has no control over the content on that Web site.  In addition, a hyperlink to a non-Klein-Tools Web site does not mean that Klein Tools endorses or accepts any responsibility for the content, or the use, of the linked site.  It is up to you to take precautions to ensure that whatever you select for your use or download is free of such items as viruses, worms, trojan horses, and other items of a destructive nature.

7. Choice of Law and Venue.

These Terms and Conditions are entered into in the State of Illinois and shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Illinois, exclusive of its choice-of-law rules.  Each party to these Terms and Conditions submits to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts sitting in the County of Cook in the State of Illinois, and waives any jurisdictional, venue, or inconvenient forum objections to such courts.  In any action to enforce these Terms and Conditions, the prevailing party will be entitled to costs and attorneys' fees.  In the event that any of the Terms and Conditions are held by a court or other tribunal of competent jurisdiction to be unenforceable, such provisions shall be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary so that these Terms and Conditions shall otherwise remain in full force and effect.

8. Entire Agreement.

These Terms and Conditions constitute the entire agreement between Klein Tools and you pertaining to the subject matter hereof.  In its sole discretion, Klein Tools may modify these Terms and Conditions by posting the revised version on this Site.

9. No Unlawful or Prohibited Purpose.

As a condition of your use of this Site, you warrant to Klein Tools that you will not use the Site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms and Conditions.

Effective: June 1, 2006.