TERMS OF USE

By using americanslate.com in any manner (whether browsing, following a link, sending an e-mail to an americanslate.com e-mail address, or using any other content or materials on americanslate.com), you agree to all terms and conditions contained or referenced in these Terms of Use. These Terms of Use apply only to your use of americanslate.com and do not change or alter any other agreement or contract between you and American Slate Company, a division of Great Northern Building Products, LLC.. ("American Slate").

American Slate reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify or change these Terms of Use at any time without prior notice to you. Your continued use of americanslate.com following the posting of any changes to the Terms of Use constitutes acceptance of those changes.

If at any time you choose not to accept these Terms of Use, please do not use this Web site.

Jurisdictional Statement

This Web site is controlled, operated and intended for use only in the United States of America. We do not represent that materials on this Web site are appropriate or made available for use outside of the United States of America.

Ownership of Materials & Restrictions on Use

The information on this Web site, along with any materials (including, for example, press releases and product descriptions) is the copyrighted work of American Slate and is protected under United States and worldwide copyright laws and treaty provisions. American Slate grants you permission to copy such materials so long as each copy: (i) is solely for informational, non-commercial use and is not modified or revised in any manner; (ii) plainly displays all copyright and other proprietary notices, in the same form and manner as on the original; and (iii) displays a statement that the materials are used solely with permission of American Slate. To seek permission for any other use, please contact American Slate.

Privacy Policy and Considerations

We value you as a customer and we know how much privacy means to you. We do not sell customer information to third parties.

Web Site Use and Navigation Information

Each time a user visits the American Slate Web Site, certain anonymous use and navigation information is collected by the American Slate servers. This information is aggregated and anonymous. It tells us how our Web Site is used and navigated, including the number, frequency and duration of visits to each Web page. Web Site use and navigation information collected may include the domain names of visitors, but it does not otherwise contain individually identifiable information about any visitor to our Web Site.

How We Use Web Site Use and Navigation Information

Like customer survey information, we use the anonymous, aggregated information to improve the content and navigation features of our Web Site.

Cookies

Like most Web sites, the American Slate Web site makes use of browser "cookies". Cookies are files written to a user's hard disk and read by server programs to inform a Web site if the user has previously visited that site. We use cookies to continually enhance your experience on the American Slate Web site, and may use them in the future to store customer preferences and choices.

American Slate’s cookies cannot read data from your computer. If you would like more technical information about how cookies work, take a look at http://www.cookiecentral.com.

Links to Other Web Sites

This Web site may contain links to other sites. American Slate provides links to other sites as a convenience to persons who visit the American Slate Web site. Please be aware that American Slate is not responsible for the privacy practices of those sites. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our site and to read the privacy policies of each and every Web site that you visit, as the privacy policies of those sites may differ from ours. Our Privacy Policy and Considerations apply solely to this Web site.

American Slate is not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site.

Links to americanslate.com

American Slate appreciates your interest in linking your Web Site (the "Linking Site") to American Slate’s Web site, located at www.americanslate.com. In order to avoid misunderstandings regarding the use of American Slate's trademarks, trade names and other proprietary information, American Slate asks that you review and agree to the following guidelines:

(1)        Third parties are authorized to include active links on Web sites they control to direct a browser to American Slate's "home page" at http://www.americanslate.com.

(2)        However, third parties may not include on their Web sites links to any other page maintained on the americanslate.com Web site unless they have received prior written permission of an officer of American Slate or unless the Linking Site is an Internet search engine.

(3)        Framing. Unless you have received specific written permission from American Slate, you may not (a) "frame" or otherwise impose editorial comment, commercial material or any type of identification on (or in proximity to) content displayed on the American Slate Web site ("American Slate Content"), (b) alter or modify American Slate Content, or (c) "cut and paste" or otherwise reproduce American Slate Content on the Linking Site.

(4)        No Archiving. Your link must be to the current American Slate site only. In permitting linking, American Slate does not grant you the right to reproduce, modify, cache or archive the American Slate Content for any purpose.

(5)        Link At Your Own Risk. American Slate makes no representations or warranties regarding the American Slate Web site, which is provided "as is." Linking Sites link to the American Slate Web site at their own risk. American Slate is under no obligation to maintain the American Slate Web site, provide or update American Slate Content or otherwise support your link to the American Slate Web site.

(6)        Termination. American Slate may revoke this license immediately if you fail to follow these guidelines. American Slate may revoke this license upon ten (10) days notice without cause.

Disclaimers

THIS WEB SITE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS. TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, AMERICAN SLATE DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. AMERICAN SLATE DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONALITY OR OPERATION OF THE AMERICAN SLATE WEB SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR FREE FROM ERROR, THAT ANY DEFECTS IN THE WEB SITE WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THE WEB SITE OR THE SERVER(S) THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL CONDITIONS OR COMPONENTS.

AMERICAN SLATE MAY CHANGE THE PROGRAMS OR PRODUCTS MENTIONED AT ANY TIME WITHOUT NOTICE. ADDITIONALLY, ALL PRODUCTS REFERRED TO IN THIS WEB SITE ARE SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY AND OTHER QUALIFICATIONS. PRODUCT TERMS, CONDITIONS, AND EXCLUSIONS NOT DESCRIBED IN THIS WEB SITE MAY APPLY.

Limitation of Liability

TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, AMERICAN SLATE DISCLAIMS LIABILITY, WHETHER BASED IN CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES) IN ANY WAY ARISING FROM THE FUNCTIONALITY OR OPERATION OF THIS WEB SITE (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES ARISING FROM INTERRUPTIONS OF SERVICE OR DELAYS IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION), EVEN IF AMERICAN SLATE IS EXPRESSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

Severability If any provision of these Terms of Use is held invalid, void or unenforceable, then that provision will be considered severable from the remaining provisions, and the remaining provisions shall remain in full force and effect.