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Acceptance Of Contract Terms
The following are terms of a legal agreement between you and Fastenal Company (hereinafter "Fastenal"). By accessing, browsing and/or using this web site or application published by Fastenal (hereinafter "Site"), you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by these terms and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. If you do not agree to these terms, do not use this Site. Provided you purchase any Goods, Products or Services from Fastenal by using this Site, your purchase will be governed by the applicable terms and conditions contained in this Legal Information page. Access to this Site is limited to viewing the linked web pages solely for legitimate business purposes to access the information provided by Fastenal.com on this Site. Fastenal reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to periodically revise these Terms of Access, Terms of Purchase, Terms of Tool and Repair Service, Supplier Terms and Code of Conduct and Terms of Registration.
Fastenal places extreme importance on protecting information transferred on this Site and security precautions are taken to protect all such information. Fastenal continually reviews and updates the security methods implemented to protect information transmitted via this Site, including measures to secure and protect all personally identifiable information from loss, misuse, and alteration. Even though Fastenal takes measures to protect and secure all customer-related information from loss, misuse or theft, Fastenal cannot guarantee that all electronic commerce is completely secure. Any access or attempt to access to other areas of Fastenal's computer systems or the information contained on Fastenal's computer system is strictly prohibited. This Site is controlled and operated by Fastenal from its offices located in Winona, Minnesota, U.S.A.
Site Information Use
Fastenal makes no representation that materials in the Site are appropriate or available for use in other locations, especially international locations, and access to them from territories where their contents are illegal is prohibited. This Site and certain areas on this Site may be linked to other Sites that are not maintained by Fastenal and are not subject to the same Privacy and other Policies. Fastenal is not responsible for the content of these other Sites. A link to another Site does not imply an endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation of the Site and Fastenal disclaims any liability for the links to and from this Site. Any cross-reference comparisons or references to competing products contained on this Site do not imply or suggest that in all cases the performance or functional equivalency of the referenced comparison is perfectly comparable. Fastenal, at its sole discretion, may at any time revise or modify the information contained in this Site. YOUR USE OF ANY REAL TIME ROUTE GUIDANCE APPLICATION IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. LOCATION DATA MAY NOT BE ACCURATE.
Fastenal may collect, compile and utilize various types of information from the parties accessing or visiting this Site. Transactional information from companies or individuals that purchase products from our Site may be collected and used by Fastenal as a database or to provide subsequent products or services to such parties. Such information includes, but is not limited to, shipping information, credit card holder name and card number/expiration date. This information is considered essential to the performance of online transactions. Additionally, this information may be collected to aggregate statistical information, enhance system administration or to improve the content of the Site. The information we collect will help Fastenal effectively enhance this Site, expand product growth and better serve our customers, which will result in continued customer satisfaction. Fastenal may use the information collected to notify Site visitors of changes to this Site, to notify Site visitors of new products, and for any other legitimate and lawful business purpose. Fastenal may choose to share information with some specific third parties, such as suppliers, financial institutions, and third party service providers, and with any successor Fastenal interest. Fastenal may disclose information about any Site visitor in response to subpoenas, investigative requests (with or without subpoena) and other legal process, to uphold Fastenal's legal rights and defend against legal claims. You are prohibited from posting or transmitting to or from this Site any unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, profane or other material that could give rise to any civil or criminal liability under the law. Any material, information or idea you transmit or post on this Site by any means will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary. FASTENAL WILL NOT GIVE, SELL OR OTHERWISE TRANSFER E-MAIL ADDRESSES MAINTAINED BY THIS SITE TO ANY OTHER THIRD PARTY FOR THE PURPOSE OF INITIATING, OR ENABLING OTHERS TO INITIATE, ELECTRONIC MAIL MESSAGE IN VIOLATION OF TITLE 15, CHAPTER 103 OF THE UNITED STATES CODE. Access to your data is limited to Fastenal and is constructed in a way to protect you and your information. If you do not wish to have your session information included in user behavior analysis, click here to opt-out.
All remarks, suggestions, ideas, graphics or other information communicated to Fastenal through this Site will forever be the property of Fastenal. Unless otherwise specified in writing, all material submitted to Fastenal.com will be presumed to be public and Fastenal.com will not be required to treat such information as confidential. Fastenal shall have exclusive ownership rights of present and future existing rights in the information provided, without compensation to the person sending the information.
The copyright in all material provided on this Site is held by Fastenal 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 Fastenal 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 that you do not modify the materials and 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 will immediately destroy any downloaded and printed materials. You also may not, without Fastenal's written permission, "scrape" the Site with software tools or "mirror" any material contained on this Site on any other server. Any unauthorized use of any and all material contained on this Site may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and communications regulations and statutes.
The trademarks, service marks, and logos (the "Trademarks") used and displayed on this Site are registered and unregistered Trademarks of Fastenal and others. Nothing on this Site should be construed as granting, by implication or otherwise, any license or right to use any Trademark displayed on the Site, without the written permission of the Trademark owner. Fastenal aggressively enforces its intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law. The name of Fastenal or the Fastenal logo may not be used in any way, including in advertising or publicity pertaining to distribution of materials on this Site, without prior written permission. Fastenal prohibits the use of the Fastenal logo as a "hot" link to any Fastenal site unless Fastenal approves the establishment of such a link in advance in writing. Additionally, this Site may contain third-party trademarks and service marks. All third-party marks are the property of their respective companies. Access to this Site does not constitute a right to copy or use any of the intellectual property of Fastenal or its suppliers. Statutory notice contained herein represents trademark status in the United States. Any questions concerning the use of these Trademarks and/or service marks or whether a Trademark and/or service mark that does not appear on this list is a Trademark and/or service mark of Fastenal should be referred to Fastenal at U.S. 1-507-454-5374. The Roush Fenway trademarks, Trevor Bayne, Ricky Stenhouse Jr., and Carl Edwards' name and/or likeness used by authority of Roush Fenway Racing, LLC.
Third Party Servicing
Disclaimer Of Warranty
The materials on this site are provided "as is" without warranties of any kind either express or implied. All information on this Site is subject to change without notice. To the fullest extent possible pursuant to the applicable law, FASTENAL DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT OR OTHER VIOLATION OF RIGHTS. FASTENAL DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE, VALIDITY, ACCURACY, OR RELIABILITY OF, OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF, OR OTHERWISE RESPECTING, THE MATERIALS ON THIS SITE OR ANY SITES LINKED TO THIS SITE. FASTENAL DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED ON THIS SITE WILL BE ERROR-FREE OR UNINTERRUPTED, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THE SITE OR SERVER IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.
Limitation Of Liability
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL FASTENAL BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOSS OF DATA OR PROFIT, SOFTWARE DAMAGE OR EQUIPMENT DAMAGE ARISING OUT OF THE USE, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE MATERIALS ON THIS SITE, EVEN IF FASTENAL HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBLITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. In the event your use of these materials results in the need for servicing, repair or correction of equipment or data, you assume any costs or expense for such needs.
Periodic Updating of these Terms and Conditions
Fastenal may update these terms and conditions from time to time. Check this Site periodically for updates. Updates shall be effective the date such update is posted on the Site.
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. The laws of the State of Minnesota govern any claim relating to, and the use of, this Site and the materials contained herein. The Terms and Conditions contained herein will be construed, interpreted and applied exclusively in accordance with the laws of the State of Minnesota, excluding conflict of law rules. Legal action with respect to any transaction must be commenced within one year after the cause of action occurs. The provisions of the Uniform Commercial Code as adopted by the State of Minnesota shall apply, with no application of the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods.
Forecasts Or Projections
The content of this Site may contain projections, forecasts and other forward-looking statements regarding future events or the potential financial performance of Fastenal. Any such statements are only predictions and actual events may differ materially. Visit the Investor Relations section on this Site or see Fastenal's Form 10-K for actual information.
U.S. Government Restricted Rights
The materials on this Site are provided with "RESTRICTED RIGHTS." Use, duplication, or disclosure by the Government is subject to restrictions as set forth in applicable laws and regulations. Use of the materials by the Government constitutes acknowledgment of Fastenal's proprietary rights in them.
The parties shall exercise their best efforts to resolve by negotiation any and all disputes, controversies or differences arising out of or relating to this Agreement. All disputes, controversies or differences between the parties that are not settled by negotiation shall be decided in accordance with the Commercial Rules of the American Arbitration Association and judgment will be entered on the award. The arbitrator will be bound by the express terms of this Agreement. The site of arbitration will be a mutually agreeable location in Minnesota and the arbitrator(s) will be bound by the applicable law of the State of Minnesota.
Questions regarding Fastenal Company's Terms of Access should be directed to:
2001 Theurer Boulevard
Winona, MN 55987
Or, simply utilize Fastenal's On-Line Contact Us option.