TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF CREDIT ACCOUNT AND SALES
Allied Building Products Website Terms of Use and Notices
(last updated: January, 2005)

1. THIS IS AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU AND ALLIED BUILDING PRODUCTS

This is an agreement ("Agreement") between you and Allied Building Products Corporation (or, if applicable based on where you live, one of its affiliates) ("Allied Building Products"). This Agreement governs your use of any Web site or Web page operated by Allied Building Products (each, a "Allied Building Products Web Site," and collectively, the "Allied Building Products Web Sites"). You represent that you are at least 18 years of age and have attained the age of majority in the province, state or country in which you reside, and any information that you submit is correct.
ALLIED BUILDING PRODUCTS OFFERS THE ALLIED BUILDING PRODUCTS WEB SITES TO YOU CONDITIONED ON YOUR ACCEPTANCE WITHOUT MODIFICATION OF THIS AGREEMENT. YOUR USE OF THE ALLIED BUILDING PRODUCTS WEB SITES CONSTITUTES YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THIS AGREEMENT.
THIS AGREEMENT CONTAINS DISCLAIMERS OF WARRANTIES AND LIABILITY (See Sections 9, 10, and 11); AND AN EXCLUSIVE REMEDY (See Section 10). THESE PROVISIONS FORM AN ESSENTIAL BASIS OF OUR BARGAIN.

2. HOW ALLIED BUILDING PRODUCTS MAY MODIFY THIS AGREEMENT

Allied Building Products reserves the right to change the terms, conditions, and notices under which it offers the Allied Building Products Web Sites, including any charges associated with the use of the Allied Building Products Web Sites. You are responsible for regularly reviewing these terms, conditions and notices, and any additional terms posted on any Allied Building Products Web Site. Your continued use of the Allied Building Products Web Sites after the effective date of such changes constitutes your acceptance of and agreement to such changes.

3. ADDITIONAL TERMS

Any Allied Building Products Web Site may itself contain additional terms (for example, codes of conduct or guidelines) that further govern use of that Allied Building Products Web Site, including without limitation, particular features or offers (for example, sweepstakes). If any terms contained in this Agreement conflict with any terms contained within a Allied Building Products Web Site, then the terms in this Agreement shall control.

4. NO COMMERCIAL, UNLAWFUL OR HARMFUL USE OF THE ALLIED BUILDING PRODUCTS WEB SITES

The Allied Building Products Web Sites are only for your personal use. You will not use the Allied Building Products Web Sites for commercial purposes. You will not use the Allied Building Products Web Sites in any way that is unlawful, or harms Allied Building Products, its affiliates, resellers, distributors, service providers and/or suppliers (each, a "Allied Building Products Party" and collectively, the "Allied Building Products Parties") or any customer of a Allied Building Products Party, as determined in Allied Building Products's sole discretion. Allied Building Products may tell you about certain specific harmful uses in a code of conduct or other notices available through a Allied Building Products Web Site, but has no obligation to do so. You may not use the Allied Building Products Web Sites in any way that breaches any code of conduct, policy or other notice applicable to the Allied Building Products Web Sites. Without limiting the generality of this section, you may not use the Allied Building Products Web Sites in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair any Allied Building Products Web Site (or the network(s) connected to any Allied Building Products Web Site) or interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of the Allied Building Products Web Sites.

5. SPAM IS PROHIBITED AND CAUSES DAMAGE; SPAM FILTERING TECHNOLOGY

Without limiting the generality of Section 4, you will not use the Allied Building Products Web Sites to transmit, either directly or indirectly, any unsolicited bulk e-mail or unsolicited commercial e-mail. You will not use the Allied Building Products Web Sites in any way that violates the Allied Building Products Anti-Spam Policy. A breach of any part of the Anti-Spam Policy is a breach of this Agreement. Allied Building Products may use filtering technology or other measures in its efforts to stop unsolicited bulk e-mail and unsolicited commercial e-mail, and if your use of the Allied Building Products Web Sites includes e-mail related services, then such filtering technology or other measures may block, either temporarily or permanently, some e-mail sent to you through the Allied Building Products Web Sites even if such e-mail does not violate the Anti-Spam Policy.

6. MATERIALS YOU POST OR PROVIDE; COMMUNICATIONS MONITORING

For materials you post or otherwise provide to Allied Building Products related to the Allied Building Products Web Sites (a "Submission"), you grant Allied Building Products permission to (1) use, copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, modify, translate and reformat your Submission, each in connection with the Allied Building Products Web Sites, and (2) sublicense these rights, to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law. Allied Building Products will not pay you for your Submission. Allied Building Products may remove your Submission at any time. For each Submission, you represent that you have all rights necessary for you to make the grants in this section. To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, Allied Building Products may monitor your e-mail, or other electronic communications and may disclose such information in the event it has a good faith reason to believe it is necessary for purposes of ensuring your compliance with this Agreement, and protecting the rights, property, and interests of the Allied Building Products Parties or any customer of a Allied Building Products Party.

7. SOFTWARE

Your use of any software associated with the Allied Building Products Web Sites will be governed by the terms and conditions of the end user license agreement ("EULA") accompanying such software. If you receive any software that is not accompanied by a EULA, then Allied Building Products grants to you a non-exclusive, revocable, personal, non-transferable license to use such software solely in connection with the Allied Building Products Web Sites and in accordance with this Agreement. Allied Building Products reserves all rights to such software not expressly granted to you in this Agreement. Such software is protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws and treaties. Allied Building Products or its suppliers own the title, copyright, and other intellectual property rights in such software, and such software is licensed, not sold. You will not disassemble, decompile, or reverse engineer, such software, except and only to the extent that such activity is expressly permitted by applicable law. Allied Building Products may automatically check your version of such software and may automatically download upgrades to such software to your computer to update, enhance and further develop the Allied Building Products Web Sites.

8. INFORMATION AVAILABLE FROM THE ALLIED BUILDING PRODUCTS WEB SITES

Allied Building Products and its suppliers do not warrant or guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of any information available from the Allied Building Products Web Sites, even if such information appears in any e-mail, pager, cell phone or other alerts available through the Allied Building Products Web Sites. Allied Building Products and its suppliers do not authorize the use of information available from the Allied Building Products Web Sites, for any purpose other than your personal use, and prohibit to the maximum extent allowable the resale, redistribution, and use of this information for commercial purposes. Nothing contained in the Allied Building Products Web Sites is intended to constitute professional advice, including but not limited to, product selection or product recommendation advice.

9. ALLIED BUILDING PRODUCTS MAKES NO WARRANTY

ALLIED BUILDING PRODUCTS PROVIDES THE ALLIED BUILDING PRODUCTS WEB SITES "AS IS," "WITH ALL FAULTS" AND "AS AVAILABLE," AND THE ENTIRE RISK AS TO SATISFACTORY QUALITY, PERFORMANCE, ACCURACY, AND EFFORT IS WITH YOU. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, THE ALLIED BUILDING PRODUCTS PARTIES MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. THE ALLIED BUILDING PRODUCTS PARTIES DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS, EXPRESS, STATUTORY AND IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION (1) WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, WORKMANLIKE EFFORT, ACCURACY, TITLE, QUIET ENJOYMENT, NO ENCUMBRANCES, NO LIENS AND NON-INFRINGEMENT, (2) WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS ARISING THROUGH COURSE OF DEALING OR USAGE OF TRADE, AND (3) WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS THAT ACCESS TO OR USE OF THE ALLIED BUILDING PRODUCTS WEB SITES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE. THERE ARE NO WARRANTIES THAT EXTEND BEYOND THE FACE OF THIS AGREEMENT.

10. LIABILITY LIMITATION; YOUR EXCLUSIVE REMEDY

IN NO EVENT WILL ANY ALLIED BUILDING PRODUCTS PARTY BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF, BASED ON, OR RESULTING FROM THIS AGREEMENT OR YOUR USE OF THE ALLIED BUILDING PRODUCTS WEB SITES, EVEN IF SUCH ALLIED BUILDING PRODUCTS PARTY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THE EXCLUSION OF DAMAGES UNDER SECTION 10 IS INDEPENDENT OF YOUR EXCLUSIVE REMEDY AND SURVIVES IN THE EVENT SUCH REMEDY FAILS OF ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE OR IS OTHERWISE DEEMED UNENFORCEABLE. THESE LIMITATIONS AND EXCLUSIONS APPLY WITHOUT REGARD TO WHETHER THE DAMAGES ARISE FROM (1) BREACH OF CONTRACT, (2) BREACH OF WARRANTY, (3) NEGLIGENCE, OR (4) ANY OTHER CAUSE OF ACTION, TO THE EXTENT SUCH EXCLUSION AND LIMITATIONS ARE NOT PROHIBITED BY APPLICABLE LAW. IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH THE ALLIED BUILDING PRODUCTS WEB SITES, YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH ANY PART OF THIS AGREEMENT, OR YOU HAVE ANY OTHER DISPUTE OR CLAIM WITH OR AGAINST ANY ALLIED BUILDING PRODUCTS PARTY WITH RESPECT TO THIS AGREEMENT OR THE ALLIED BUILDING PRODUCTS WEB SITES, THEN YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THE ALLIED BUILDING PRODUCTS WEB SITES.

11. CHANGES TO THE ALLIED BUILDING PRODUCTS WEB SITES; ADDITIONAL LIABILITY LIMITATION

THE ALLIED BUILDING PRODUCTS PARTIES MAY CHANGE THE ALLIED BUILDING PRODUCTS WEB SITES OR DELETE FEATURES IN ANY WAY, AT ANY TIME AND FOR ANY REASON. As you use the Allied Building Products Web Sites, you should expect to receive, access or use information, materials, graphics, software, data and content (collectively, "Content") originated by Allied Building Products and persons other than Allied Building Products (any such person is referred to as a "Third Party"). WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF SECTIONS 9 AND 10, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT THE ALLIED BUILDING PRODUCTS PARTIES ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR (1) ANY CONTENT, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY INFRINGING, INACCURATE, OBSCENE, INDECENT, THREATENING, OFFENSIVE, DEFAMATORY, TORTIOUS, OR ILLEGAL CONTENT, OR (2) ANY THIRD PARTY CONDUCT, TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA. IN ADDITION, WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF SECTIONS 9 AND 10, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT ALLIED BUILDING PRODUCTS IS NOT RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR (1) ANY VIRUSES OR OTHER DISABLING FEATURES THAT AFFECT YOUR ACCESS TO OR USE OF THE ALLIED BUILDING PRODUCTS WEB SITES, (2) ANY INCOMPATIBILITY BETWEEN THE ALLIED BUILDING PRODUCTS WEB SITES AND OTHER WEB SITES, SERVICES, SOFTWARE AND HARDWARE, (3) ANY DELAYS OR FAILURES YOU MAY EXPERIENCE IN INITIATING, CONDUCTING OR COMPLETING ANY TRANSMISSIONS OR TRANSACTIONS IN CONNECTION WITH THE ALLIED BUILDING PRODUCTS WEB SITES IN AN ACCURATE OR TIMELY MANNER, OR (4) ANY DAMAGES OR COSTS OF ANY TYPE ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH YOUR USE OF ANY SERVICES AVAILABLE FROM THIRD PARTIES THOUGH LINKS CONTAINED ON THE ALLIED BUILDING PRODUCTS WEB SITES. THE LIMITATIONS, EXCLUSIONS AND DISCLAIMERS IN SECTIONS 9, 10 AND 11 OF THIS AGREEMENT APPLY TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, AND ARE NOT INTENDED TO DEPRIVE YOU OF ANY MANDATORY PROTECTIONS PROVIDED TO YOU UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.

12. TERMINATION; ACCESS RESTRICTION

Allied Building Products may terminate this Agreement, or terminate or suspend your access to the Allied Building Products Web Sites at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice. Upon such termination or suspension, your right to use the Allied Building Products Web Sites will immediately cease. UPON SUCH TERMINATION OR SUSPENSION, ANY INFORMATION YOU HAVE STORED ON THE ALLIED BUILDING PRODUCTS WEB SITES MAY NOT BE RETRIEVED LATER.

13. CHOICE OF LAW AND LOCATION FOR RESOLVING DISPUTES

If this Agreement is with Allied Building Products Corporation, claims for enforcement, breach or violation of duties or rights under this Agreement will be adjudicated under the laws of the State of New Jersey, without reference to conflict of laws principles. If this Agreement is with an Allied Building Products affiliate, claims for enforcement, breach or violation of duties or rights under this Agreement will be adjudicated under the laws of the place of incorporation for such Allied Building Products affiliate, without reference to conflict of laws principles. All other claims, including, without limitation, claims under or for violation of consumer protection laws, unfair competition laws, and in tort, will be adjudicated under the laws of your state of residence in the United States. If this Agreement is with Allied Building Products Corporation, you hereby irrevocably consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of state or federal courts in King County, Washington, USA in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of the Allied Building Products Web Sites. If this Agreement is with a Allied Building Products affiliate, you hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the courts located in the place of incorporation for such Allied Building Products affiliate in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of the Allied Building Products Web Sites.

14. INTERPRETING THE AGREEMENT; ASSIGNMENT

If any part of this Agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of this Agreement will continue in effect. Allied Building Products may assign this Agreement, in whole or in part, at any time with or without notice to you. You may not assign this Agreement, or assign, transfer or sublicense your rights, if any, in the Allied Building Products Web Sites. Except as expressly stated herein, this Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and Allied Building Products with respect to the Allied Building Products Web Sites and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between you and Allied Building Products with respect to the Allied Building Products Web Sites. The section titles in the Agreement are solely used for the convenience of the parties and have no legal or contractual significance.

15. YOU HAVE LIMITED TIME TO BRING YOUR CLAIM

YOU AND ALLIED BUILDING PRODUCTS AGREE THAT ANY CAUSE OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THE ALLIED BUILDING PRODUCTS WEB SITES MUST COMMENCE WITHIN ONE (1) YEAR AFTER THE CAUSE OF ACTION ACCRUES. OTHERWISE, SUCH CAUSE OF ACTION IS PERMANENTLY BARRED.

16. COPYRIGHT AND TRADEMARK NOTICES; OTHER ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

All contents of the Allied Building Products Web Sites are Copyright © 2005 Allied Building Products Corporation and/or its suppliers and partners, 15 East Union Avenue, East Rutherford, NJ 07073 U.S.A. All rights reserved. Allied Building Products, Allied logo (triangle), and/or other Allied Building Products products and services referenced herein may also be either trademarks or registered trademarks of Allied Building Products in the United States and/or other countries. The names of actual companies and products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners. The example companies, organizations, products, domain names, e-mail addresses, logos, people, places and events depicted herein are fictitious. No association with any real company, organization, product, domain name, e-mail address, logo, person, places or events is intended or should be inferred. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved. Certain software used in certain Allied Building Products Web Sites servers is based in part on the work of the Independent JPEG Group. Copyright © 1991 -1996 Thomas G. Lane. All rights reserved.

17. OTHER NOTICES

Third Party Account Information

By using the "My Accounts" service through the Allied Building Products Web Sites, you authorize Allied Building Products and its agents to access third party sites designated by you or on your behalf, to retrieve information requested by you, and you appoint Allied Building Products and its agents as your agent for this limited purpose. Each time you enter your account login information, you are permitting Allied Building Products and its agents to process your request and use information submitted by you to accomplish the foregoing. You will choose a password when registering.

18. NOTICES AND PROCEDURE FOR MAKING CLAIMS OF COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT

Pursuant to Title 17, United States Code, Section 512(c)(2), notifications of claimed copyright infringement should be sent to Service Provider's Designated Agent. ALL INQUIRIES NOT RELEVANT TO THE FOLLOWING PROCEDURE WILL RECEIVE NO RESPONSE. See Notice and Procedure for Making Claims of Copyright Infringement.

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