Wolverine World Wide, Inc. ("Wolverine") appreciates your interest in our company and your visit to our Website ("Site"). The following conditions set forth the basic rules that govern your use of our Site.
General Your use of our Site constitutes your agreement to comply with the following conditions of use. Wolverine may change the rules that govern your use of our Site from time to time, and your use of our Site after such changes constitutes your agreement to follow the rules as changed. In addition to changes in the rules, Wolverine may change, edit, delete or revise portions of our Site at any time without notice.
Site Contents The text, images, graphics, video files and their arrangement on our Site are all subject to copyright and other intellectual property protection. These objects may not be copied for commercial use or distribution, nor may these objects be modified or reposted to other sites. Access to and use of our Site are solely for your personal information, education and communication to Wolverine. You may download, copy or print the contents of our Site for your personal use only. No right, title or interest in any of the contents of our Site is transferred to you as a result of any downloading, copying, printing or use of our Site.
Site Updates Updates Wolverine undertakes no obligation to update, amend or clarify information on our Site, including without limitation, financial information. No specified update or refresh date applied in our Site should be taken to indicate that all information on our entire Site has been modified or updated. Please remember when reviewing information on our Site that such information may not represent the complete information available on a subject. In addition, subsequent events or changes in circumstances may cause existing information on our Site to become inaccurate or incomplete.
News releases contained on our Site are dated to indicate the last time such information was modified by Wolverine. No other specified date or refresh date applied in our Site should be taken to indicate that information contained in archived press releases was updated past its initial publication date. Wolverine undertakes no obligation to update, amend or clarify previously published press releases. It is the user's responsibility to insure that information obtained from our Site has not been rendered inaccurate or incomplete by subsequent events.
User Comments and Other Submissions Please note that all comments, feedback, ideas, suggestions or other information submitted or offered to Wolverine on or via our Site or otherwise (collectively "Submissions") shall be and remain Wolverine's property. Any such disclosure or offer of any Submissions shall constitute an assignment to Wolverine of all worldwide rights, titles and interest in all intellectual properties in the Submissions. Thus, Wolverine will own exclusively all such rights, titles and interests in any Submissions, and shall not be limited in any way in its use, commercial or otherwise, of any Submissions. Wolverine is and shall be under no obligation to maintain any Submissions in confidence, to pay any compensation for any Submissions, or to respond to any Submissions.
Links to Other Websites Our Site may include links to gain access to other sites on the World Wide Web, the Internet or other sources of information. By accessing these links, you acknowledge that such other sites or locations are not under the control of Wolverine and you agree that Wolverine shall not be responsible for any information or additional links found at such site or location, or for your use of such information. Wolverine provides such links only as a convenience to you, and has not endorsed, tested or verified any information or programs found at such sites.
Product Information Products of Wolverine and its brands are sold in the United States and in more than 100 countries worldwide through retailers, distributors and licensees, as well as company owned Hush Puppies® retail stores. Availability of any products displayed or described in this site is subject to the supply of each particular retailer, distributor or licensee. All descriptions of products are subject to change at any time without notice at the sole discretion of Wolverine.
Resale of Product Our retail operations are established to sell products to end-use customers only. We are not permitted to sell products to customers who intend to re-sell or export the products. Trademarks Unless otherwise indicated, all product and service marks and logos displayed on our Site are subject to the trademark rights of Wolverine.
A partial listing of the registered and unregistered trademarks of Wolverine, and its suppliers and partners is set forth below. The absence of a product or service name or logo from this list does not constitute a waiver of any trademark or other intellectual property rights concerning that name or logo.
Bates, Enforcer Series, DuraShocks, Special Ops, Lites and Cooltech are registered trademarks of Wolverine World Wide, Inc. Thermolite and Cordura are registered trademarks of DuPont. Thinsulate is a registered trademark of 3M Corporation. Gore-Tex is a registered trademark of W.L. Gore & Associates, Inc. Vibram is a registered trademark of S.P.A., Italy. Cambrelle is a registered trademark of Faytex Corp.. THINSULATE is a registered trademark of the 3M Company. VIBRAM is a registered trademark of Vibram S.P.A.
Forward-Looking Statements Statements The contents of our Site may contain forward-looking statements that are based on management's beliefs, assumptions, current expectations, estimates and projections about the footwear industry, the economy, and about Wolverine itself. Words such as "anticipates," "believes," estimates," "expects," "forecasts," "intends," "is likely," "plans," "predicts," "projects," or variations of such words and similar expressions are intended to identify such forward-looking statements. These statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions ("Future Factors") that are difficult to predict with regard to timing, extent, likelihood and degree of occurrence. Therefore, actual results and outcomes may materially differ from what may be expressed or forecasted in such forward-looking statements. Furthermore, Wolverine undertakes no obligation to update, amend or clarify forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
Future Factors include, but are not limited to, uncertainties relating to changes in demand for Wolverine's products; changes in consumer preferences or spending patterns; the cost and availability of inventories, services, labor and equipment furnished to Wolverine; the degree of competition by Wolverine's competitors; changes in government and regulatory policies; changes in trading policies or import and export regulations; changes in interest rates, tax laws, duties or applicable assessments; technological developments; and changes in domestic or international economic conditions. These matters are representative of the Future Factors that could cause a difference between an ultimate actual outcome and a forward-looking statement.
Disclaimer and Indemnity EXCEPT AS OTHERWISE EXPRESSLY PROVIDED HEREIN, OUR SITE, ALL CONTENTS OF OUR SITE AND ALL SERVICES OFFERED IN CONNECTION WITH OUR SITE ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS, AND, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, WOLVERINE DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND IN CONNECTION THEREWITH, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. IN ADDITION, WOLVERINE DOES NOT WARRANT THAT YOUR USE OF OUR SITE, OR THE OPERATION OR FUNCTION OF OUR SITE, ANY COMPONENT THEREOF, OR ANY SERVICES OFFERED IN CONNECTION THEREWITH, WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE; THAT DEFECTS THEREWITH WILL BE CORRECTED; OR THAT OUR SITE OR ITS SERVER ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL ELEMENTS. ALTHOUGH WOLVERINE ENDEAVORS TO PROVIDE CURRENT, ACCURATE AND RELIABLE INFORMATION ON OUR SITE, IT DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY OR ANY USE OF INFORMATION ON OUR SITE. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE, BY YOUR USE OF OUR SITE: (1) THAT YOUR USE OF OUR SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK; (2) THAT YOU ASSUME FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR ALL COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH ALL NECESSARY SERVICING OR REPAIRS OF ANY EQUIPMENT YOU USE IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF OUR SITE; AND (3) THAT WOLVERINE SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND RELATED TO YOUR USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE OUR SITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, COMPENSATORY OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS AND/OR LOSS OF OR DAMAGE TO PROPERTY, EVEN IF WOLVERINE HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
YOU AGREE TO INDEMNIFY AND HOLD WOLVERINE HARMLESS FROM AND AGAINST ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, DAMAGES, COSTS AND EXPENSE, INCLUDING ATTORNEY FEES, ARISING FROM OR RELATED TO YOUR USE OF OUR SITE.
Termination This Agreement is effective unless and until terminated by either you or Wolverine. You may terminate this Agreement at any time. Wolverine may also terminate this Agreement at any time and may do so immediately without notice, and accordingly deny you access to our Site if in Wolverine's sole discretion you fail to comply with any term or provision of this Agreement. Upon any termination of this Agreement by either you or Wolverine, you must promptly destroy all materials downloaded or otherwise obtained from our Site, as well as copies of such materials, whether made under the terms of this Agreement or otherwise.
Miscellaneous This Site is controlled and operated by Wolverine from its offices in Rockford, Michigan. This Agreement and all terms herein shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Michigan without giving effect to conflicts of law principles.