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Terms & Conditions of Use

Thank you for visiting the A.W. Chesterton Company (“Chesterton”) website. The materials contained in this website are provided by Chesterton as a service to its customers and are for informational purposes only. PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THE SITE. By accessing, browsing, downloading materials from and/or using this website, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by these terms ​and conditions and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions, do not use this website or download any materials from it.

Chesterton may at any time revise these Terms and Conditions by updating this page. Your continued use of this website after Chesterton revises these Terms and Conditions is deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so please check this page periodically for updates.

Use Restrictions / Copyrights

The text and graphics on this website are protected under worldwide copyright laws.  With the exceptions stated in this paragraph, none of the materials on this site may be copied, reproduced, distributed, republished, downloaded, displayed, posted, or transmitted without Chesterton’s prior written approval.  As long as you do not modify the materials and retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the materials, you may display, copy, distribute, and download materials on this website for personal, information, or non-commercial use only.

Trademarks

BELT-FLO, BLU-LON, BRIGADE, CHESTERTON, GOLD END, MONOSEAL, PARACHUTE, RUST TRANSFORMER, RUSTSOLVO, SPEEDSEAL, SPRA GRIP, SPRAGRIP, SPRA-FLEX, SPRASOLVO, STERN-LON, SUPERCUP, SUPER-LON, SUPER-MONOSEAL, VALVELON, WHITE-LON, INNOVATION INSIDE are all Chesterton trademarks protected in the USA and/or other countries.  The absence of any trademark from this list does not constitute a waiver of Chesterton’s intellectual property rights concerning that trademark. 

Other product and company names mentioned on this website may be trademarks of other companies.  For example, ISO is a registered trademark of the International Organization for Standardization.  SpiralTracTM is a trademark of EnviroSeal Engineering Products Ltd.  Iconel is a registered trademark of International Nickel Co.  IBM and AS/400 are registered trademarks of IBM.

This website does not grant, by implication or otherwise, any license or right to use any Chesterton trademark without Chesterton’s written permission.

Disclaimer of Warranty

The information, text, graphics, and services provided on this website are provided on an "AS IS," "AS AVAILABLE" basis without warranties of any kind.  To the fullest extent permissible under applicable law, Chesterton disclaims all warranties, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, warranties of title or implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.  The entire risk arising out of use of this site remains with the user.    

While Chesterton has tried to provide accurate information, Chesterton does not warrant or make any representations as to the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, text, graphics, service, or other items on this website. Chesterton may update the materials on this website or the products described therein at any time without notice.  Chesterton makes no commitment to update these materials.

Chesterton explicitly disclaims all liability for the use or interpretation by others of information contained on this website.  Any decision you make based on information contained on this website is your sole responsibility, and you agree to hold Chesterton and its affiliates harmless against any and all claims for damages, loss, costs, liability or expenses arising from any decisions you make based on information contained on this website. 

Limitation of Liability

Under no circumstances, including negligence, shall Chesterton or anyone else involved in creating, producing or distributing this website be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential, or other damages (including lost profits, business interruption, loss of programs, or loss of information) that result from the use of or inability to use the this website, including reliance by a user on any information obtained on this website.  This limitation applies even if Chesterton has been specifically advised of the possibility of such damages.

This paragraph applies to all content, merchandise or services, including technical support, available through or on behalf of, this website.

Links to Third Party Website

This website may contain links which allow you to leave the Chesterton website and visit third party websites. Please be aware that the Internet sites available through these links, and the material that you may find there, are not under Chesterton’s control.  Chesterton provides these links only as a convenience to you, and not as an endorsement or recommendation of any information, materials, products, or services contained on those third party websites. Chesterton assumes no responsibility with regard to the performance or use of these websites. There are dangers inherent in the use of any software found on the Internet, and it is your responsibility to take precautions to ensure that whatever websites or software you select for use are free of viruses and other items of a destructive nature.

Author’s Opinions

Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in documents available through this website are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Chesterton.

Information Submitted to Chesterton

Any information provided or submitted to Chesterton will be Chesterton’s property, and unless Chesterton has otherwise agreed in writing, Chesterton shall not be subject to any confidentiality obligations regarding such information.  You warrant that any information you submit to Chesterton is fit for publication, and that Chesterton may publish or use that information without liability to you or anyone else without compensation and without acknowledging the source of the information.  

Compliance with United States and International Laws

This site is controlled and operated by Chesterton from its offices and servers within the United States of America.  Chesterton makes no representation that its website is appropriate or available for use outside the United States.  The information provided on and through this website may be deemed in some cases to be controlled technology and subject to the export/reexport control restrictions of the United States.  Access to this website from locations where its content and/or materials are illegal or restricted is prohibited. If you access this website from outside the United States, you do so on your own initiative and agree that your use of this website will be in compliance with all relevant laws and regulations, including but not limited to United States export controls and economic sanctions.

Applicable Law

By accessing this website, you agree that the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, where Chesterton is located, will apply without regard to any conflict of laws principles to any and all disputes based on, arising out of, or relating to your use of this website or any information it contains.​​

Use of Cookies

This website uses “Google Analytics” to help analyze how users use the site and improve the site.  As described further below, Google Analytics uses cookies to gather information about website users.  Unless you disable or opt out of cookies as described below, by using our website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.

What is Google Analytics?

This website uses Google Analytics Demographics and Interests.  It therefore uses third-party DoubleClick cookies (text files placed on your computer) and anonymous identifiers to collect information.  The information generated about your use of this website is transmitted to Google, and Google uses this information to compile reports on website activity for Chesterton.

What information is collected?

The information compiled for Chesterton includes how often users visit this site, what pages they visit when they do, what other sites they visited prior to visiting this website, as well as the visitor’s age, the visitor’s gender, and any affinity categories.   While Google does collect your IP address, it only collects the IP address assigned to you on the date of your visit to this site. Google does not collect your name or any other identifying information.  Google does not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.  And, Chesterton will never associate any data gathered with any personally identifiable information from any source, unless you explicitly submit that information when you contact us directly.

Although Google Analytics plants a permanent cookie on your web browser (which you can delete) to identify you as a unique user the next time you visit this site, the cookie cannot be used by anyone but Google.  Google’s use of information collected is restricted by the Google Analytics Terms of Use and the Google Privacy Policy.

How does Chesterton use the information collected?

Chesterton uses the information collected for internal analysis purposes only.

How do I opt-out and avoid cookies being places on my computer? 

Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but most browsers also allow you to modify your settings to disable cookies.  Alternatively, you can opt out of Google Analytics through Google Analytics’s opt-out options.​​​​