Christopher Glass & Aluminum, Inc. 

Confidentiality Terms & Conditions

This Confidentiality Terms & Conditions, dated as of August 1, 2021 (the "Effective Date") governs the disclosure of information by Christopher Glass & Aluminum, Inc. (the "Company") to registered members of the Christopher Glass & Aluminum, Inc. website (the "Recipient") for the purpose of viewing proprietary information made available by the Company for a specific purpose and a limited amount of time as determined by the Company.  

Confidential Information
As used herein, "Confidential Information" shall mean any and all technical, non-technical, and pricing information that Company provides Recipient, whether in written, electronic, or oral form, and including but not limited to project scope details, trade secrets, project bid quotation, and any other proprietary information, as well as any ideas, construction techniques, sketches, drawings, works of authorship, processes, documents, and formulae related to the current, future, and proposed products and services of Company, and also any information concerning any research, experimental work, development, design details and specifications, engineering, financial information , purchasing, lists, employees, business and contractual relationships, forecasts, sales, or marketing plans of Company and any information Company provides regarding third parties.

Non-Disclosure
Recipient agrees that at all times and notwithstanding any termination or expiration of this Agreement it will hold in strict confidence and not disclose to any third party any Confidential Information except as approved in writing in advance by Company, and will use the Confidential Information for no purpose other than the purpose intended. Recipient shall only permit access to Confidential Information to those of its employees or authorized representatives having a need to know necessity and who have signed confidentiality agreements or are otherwise bound by confidentiality obligations at least as restrictive as those contained herein. 

 

Notice of Disclosure
Recipient shall immediately notify Company upon discovery of any loss or unauthorized disclosure of the Confidential Information.

 

Use of Confidential Information
All Confidential Information is provided "AS IS", without any warranty of any kind save for those listed as such in a particular document. Recipient recognizes and agrees that nothing contained in this Agreement shall be construed as granting it any property rights, by license or otherwise, to any Confidential Information, or to any proprietary information, copyright, or other intellectual property right that has issued or that may issue, based on such Confidential Information. Recipient shall not make, have made, use, or sell for any purpose any document or quotation or other item using, incorporating or derived from any Confidential Information, nor make any filings or registrations based on the receipt or use of the Confidential Information, absent separate written approval of Company. 

No Reproduction
Confidential Information shall not be reproduced in any form except as required to accomplish the intent of this Agreement. Any reproduction of any Confidential Information shall remain the property of Company and shall contain any and all confidential or proprietary notices or legends which appear on the original. 

Term
This Agreement shall terminate three (3) years after the Effective Date, or may be terminated by either party at any time upon thirty (30) days written notice to the other party; provided, however, Recipient's obligations under this Agreement shall survive termination of the Agreement between the parties and shall be binding upon the Recipient's successors and assigns. Upon termination or expiration of the Agreement, or upon written request of Company, Recipient shall promptly return to the Company all documents and other tangible materials representing the Confidential Information and all copies thereof.

Amendments and Waivers
Any term of this Agreement may be amended or waived only with the written consent of the Company.

Sole Agreement
The Agreement sets forth the complete, exclusive and final statement of the agreement between the parties as to the subject matter hereof and supersedes all prior and contemporaneous agreements, understandings, negotiations, and discussions, whether oral or written, between the parties regarding such subject matter. 

Notices
Any notice required or permitted by this Agreement shall be in writing and shall be deemed sufficient upon delivery, when delivered personally or by overnight courier or sent by email, upon customary confirmation of receipt, or forty-eight (48) hours after being deposited in the U.S. mail as certified or registered mail with postage prepaid, addressed to the party to be notified at such party's address as set forth on the document pages or as subsequently modified by written notice.

Choice of Law

The validity, interpretation, construction and performance of this Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the State of Illinois, without giving effect to the principles of conflict of laws.

Severability

If one or more provisions of this Agreement are held to be unenforceable under applicable law, the parties agree to renegotiate such provision in good faith. In the event that the parties cannot reach a mutually agreeable and enforceable replacement for such provision, then (i) such provision shall be excluded from this Agreement, (ii) the balance of the Agreement shall be interpreted as if such provision were so excluded and (iii) the balance of the Agreement shall be enforceable in accordance with its terms.

Counterparts

This Agreement may be executed in counterparts, each of which shall be deemed an original, but all of which together will constitute one and the same instrument.

Assignment

Recipient will not assign or transfer any rights or obligations under this Agreement without the prior written consent of Company. Any such assignment without prior consent shall be null and void from the beginning. Recipient shall not export, directly or indirectly, any technical data or pricing quotation acquired from Company pursuant to this Agreement or utilize any such data to any country for which the U.S. Government or any agency thereof at the time of export requires an export license or other governmental approval without first obtaining such license or approval.

Dispute Resolution

Recipient agrees that upon Company's request, all disputes arising hereunder shall be adjudicated in the state and federal courts having jurisdiction over disputes arising in U.S.A., Illinois and recipient hereby agrees to consent to the personal and professional jurisdiction of such courts.

Advice of Counsel

Each party acknowledges that, in executing this agreement, such party has had the opportunity to seek the advice of independent legal counsel, and has read and understood all of the terms and provisions of this agreement. This agreement shall not be construed against any party by reason of the drafting or preparation hereof. 

Registration

By completing the member registration form on the Christopher Glass & Aluminum, Inc. website, clicking on I agree to the Confidentiality Terms & Conditions, and clicking "submit" the Recipient agrees to the binding nature of this Agreement.

Changes to this Agreement

The Company reserves the right to modify the Confidentiality Terms & Conditions at any time. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. 

How to Contact Us

If you would like to contact an official Company representative, please call our main number, 312-256-8500, or, email us at marketing@christopher-inc.com