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Carlton-Bates Company is a subsidiary of WESCO Distribution, Inc. The following are terms of a legal agreement between you and WESCO Distribution, Inc., including its subsidiaries and affiliates (“WESCO”). By accessing, browsing and/or using this web site or application published by WESCO (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 WESCO by using this Site, your purchase will be governed by the WESCO’s applicable Terms of Sale. Access to this Site is limited to viewing the linked web pages solely for legitimate business purposes to access the information provided on this Site. WESCO reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to periodically revise these Terms of Access, Terms and Conditions of Sale, its PO Terms and Conditions, and Terms of Registration.
WESCO places extreme importance on protecting information transferred on this Site and security precautions are taken to protect all such information. WESCO 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 WESCO takes measures to protect and secure all customer-related information from loss, misuse or theft, WESCO cannot guarantee that all electronic commerce is completely secure. Any access or attempt to access to other areas of WESCO’s computer systems or the information contained on WESCO’s computer system is strictly prohibited. This Site is controlled and operated by WESCO from its offices located in [Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania].
Site Information Use
WESCO 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 WESCO and are not subject to the same Privacy and other Policies. WESCO 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 WESCO 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. WESCO, 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.
Information Collected and Transmission
WESCO 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 WESCO 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 WESCO effectively enhance this Site, expand product growth and better serve our customers, which will result in continued customer satisfaction. WESCO 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. WESCO may choose to share information with some specific third parties, such as suppliers, financial institutions, and third party service providers, and with any successor WESCO interest. WESCO may disclose information about any Site visitor in response to subpoenas, investigative requests (with or without subpoena) and other legal process, to uphold WESCO’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. WESCO 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.
Submitted Information
All remarks, suggestions, ideas, graphics or other information communicated to WESCO through this Site will forever be the property of WESCO. Unless otherwise specified in writing, all material submitted to will be presumed to be public and will not be required to treat such information as confidential. WESCO 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 WESCO 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 WESCO 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 WESCO’s written permission, "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 WESCO 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. WESCO aggressively enforces its intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law. The WESCO names or the WESCO logos may not be used in any way, including in advertising or publicity pertaining to distribution of materials on this Site, without prior written permission. WESCO prohibits the use of the WESCO logo as a "hot" link to any WESCO site unless WESCO 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 WESCO 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 Site is a Trademark and/or service mark of WESCO should be referred to WESCO at 1-412-454-2200.
A cookie is a small file stored on your computer by a web site to give the customer a unique ID (a "cookie"). WESCO uses cookies to track new visitors to this Site and recognize past customers so that WESCO may customize and personalize Site information. Cookies used by this Site do not contain any personally identifiable information. WESCO cannot identify a customer unless that information is provided voluntarily. IF YOU CONFIGURE YOUR COMPUTER TO BLOCK OR ERASE COOKIES, YOU MAY NOT BE ABLE TO USE THIS SITE.
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 WESCO. Any such statements are only predictions and actual events may differ materially. Visit the Investor Relations section on or see WESCO International, Inc.’s Form 10-K for actual information.
Terms of Registration
Agreeing to the Terms of Access indicates your acceptance of all applicable terms and conditions set forth herein. You certify, represent, and warrant that all purchases made by or access granted to any employees or agents of your organization utilizing your WESCO account are authorized Customers or representatives of your organization. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to verify and maintain the protection, security, and distribution of your account number, user names, and passwords associated with the WESCO website. You expressly agree that all liability relating to password management resides with you and your organization and that under no circumstances, including negligence or misconduct, shall WESCO be liable for any damages that result from the use of this service. You acknowledge that your purchasing rights and privileges may be modified at any time upon notice from WESCO.