Terms and Conditions for use of Certified Angus Beef ® Website

Certified Angus Beef ® , CAB ® , Angus beef at its best® and/or any other American Angus Association-owned trademarks are the exclusive trademarks or service marks of the Certified Angus Beef LLC and are protected by Federal trademark law. Other product and company names mentioned in the CAB Program's Web Site may be the trademarks of their respective owners.

You should assume that everything you see or read on the CAB Program's Web Site is copyrighted unless otherwise noted and may not be used except as provided under these Terms and Conditions or with written permission of the Certified Angus Beef (CAB) Program Executive Office. The CAB Program neither warrants nor represents that your use of materials displayed on its Web Site will not infringe rights of third parties not owned or affiliated with the CAB Program.

While the CAB Program uses reasonable efforts to include accurate up-to-date information in its Web Site, The CAB Program makes no warranties or representations as to its accuracy. The CAB Program assumes no liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions in the content of the CAB Program's Web Site.

Your use of and browsing in the CAB Program's Web Site are at your risk. The CAB Program, nor any of its licensees, nor any other party involved in creating, producing, or delivering the Web Site is liable for any direct, incidental, consequential, indirect or punitive damages arising out of your access to or use of the CAB Program's Web Site. Without limiting the foregoing, everything on the Site is provided to you "as is" without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement. Please note that some jurisdictions may not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so some of the above exclusions may not apply to you. The CAB Program assumes no responsibility and shall not be liable for any damages to, or viruses that may infect your computer equipment or other property on account of your access to, use of, or browsing in the CAB Program's Web Site; or your downloading of any materials, data, text, images, video or audio from the Program's Web Site.

Any communication or material you transmit to the Web Site by electronic mail or otherwise, including any data, questions, comments, suggestions or the like is, and will be treated as, non-confidential and non-proprietary. Anything you transmit or post becomes the property of the CAB Program and its affiliates and may be used for any purpose, including, but not limited to, reproduction, disclosure, transmission, publication, broadcast and posting. Furthermore, the CAB Program is free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques obtained from any communication you sent to the Web Site for any purpose whatsoever including, but no limited to, developing and marketing products using such information.

Images of people or places displayed on the Web Site are either the property of, or used with permission by the CAB Program. The use of these images by you, or anyone else authorized by you, is prohibited unless specifically permitted by these Terms and Conditions or specific permission provided elsewhere on the Web Site. Any unauthorized use of the images may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity and communications regulations and statutes.

Many of the trademarks, logos and service marks (collectively, the "trademarks") displayed on the CAB Program's Web Site are registered trademarks of the CAB Program and others. Nothing contained on the Web Site should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel or otherwise, any license or right to use any trademark displayed on the Web Site without the written permission of the CAB Program or such third party that may own the other trademarks displayed. Your use of the Certified Angus Beef ® trademarks displayed on the Web Site , or any other content on the Web Site, except as provided in these Terms and Conditions, is strictly prohibited. You are also advised that the CAB Program will aggressively enforce its intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law, including taking legal action.

The CAB Program has not reviewed any or all of the sites linked to the Web Site and is not responsible for the content of any off-site or any other sites linked to the Web Site. Your linking to the Web Site, off-site pages or any other sites linked to the CAB Program's Web Site is at your own risk and without the permission of the CAB Program.

Although the CAB Program may from time to time monitor or review discussion, chats, postings, transmissions, bulleting boards and similar things on the CAB Program's Web Site, the CAB Program is under no obligation to do so and assumes no responsibility or liability arising from the content of any such locations or any error, defamation, libel, slander, omission, falsehood, obscenity, pornography, profanity, danger, or inaccuracy contained in any information within such locations on the CAB Program's Web Site. You are prohibited from posting or transmitting any unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, scandalous, inflammatory, pornographic, or profane material or any material that could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any law. The CAB Program will fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing the CAB Program to disclose the identity of anyone posting any such information or materials.

Software or other materials from the CAB Program's Web Site may also be subject to United States Export Control. The United States Export Control laws prohibit the export of certain technical data and software to certain territories. No software from the CAB Program's Web Site may be downloaded or exported (1) into (or to a national or resident of) Cuba, Iraq, Libya, North Korea, Iran, Syria, or any other country to which the United States has embargoed goods; or (2)Program anyone on the United States Treasury Department's list of Specially Designated Nationals or the U.S. Commerce Department's Table of Deny Orders. The CAB does not authorize the downloading or exportation of any software or technical data from it's Web Site to any jurisdiction prohibited by the United States Export Laws.

The CAB Program may at any time revise these Terms and Conditions by updating this posting. You are bound by any such revisions and should therefore periodically visit this page to review the then current Terms and Conditions to which you are bound.

Certified Angus Beef ® Website Privacy Policy

Effective date: April 1, 2006

Our Commitment to Privacy

Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy, we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. To make this notice easy to find, we make it available on our homepage and at every point where personally identifiable information may be requested. By using the Certified Angus Beef LLC Web Site you are accepting the practices described in this policy.

The Information We Collect

You can visit our websites and learn about our products without providing personal information. However, to participate in some website services you may need to provide personal information.

Information you provide

Personal information
In order to provide you with the best possible service, we may request and/or collect personal information from you on a voluntary basis. This information is collected when you participate in certain activities on our website, including, but not limited to: online ordering, sending questions or comments via e-mail, seminar registration, participating in contests/events/promotions, submitting your resume, and/or filling out surveys. The requested information may include your name, mailing address, phone number, e-mail address, and credit card number information. Certain areas of the website require registration or a password for access.

E-mail information
If you choose to correspond with us through e-mail, we may retain the content of your e-mail messages together with your e-mail address and our responses.

Employment opportunities
The job application data you submit, including your resume, cover letter and/or other documentation  will be used for employment consideration only and will be stored in an internal resume tracking system for one year. Your data is only available internally to a limited number of hiring officials.

Information automatically collected

Aggregate information
This site also tracks "non-personal" information such as your browser type, the URL of the previous web site you visited, your operating system, your IP address, time and date of access, and other information that does not personally identify you.

A cookie is a piece of data stored on a site visitor's hard drive to help us improve your access to our site and identify repeat visitors to our site. For instance, when we use a cookie to identify you, you would not have to log in a password more than once, thereby saving time while on our site. Cookies can also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our site. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information on our site.

How We Use The Information

Personalization & Customization

Personal information
To respond to your questions or comments, and/or contact you if needed while processing a product/service/order you requested.

Non-personal information
To improve our website features, content and usability.
To deliver customized content based on your relationship to Certified Angus Beef LLC (consumer, producer, licensed account, etc.)

Sharing personal information

We do not sell or rent your personal information to third-parties for marketing purposes unless you have granted us permission to do so.

We may share your personal information with authorized third-party agents or contractors in order to provide a requested service or transaction. For example, if we need to ship something to you, we must share your name and address with a shipping company. We only provide third-party agents with the minimum amount of personal information necessary to complete the requested service or transaction.

We may respond to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process by disclosing your personal information and other related information, if necessary. We also may choose to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims.

We may collect and possibly share personal information and any other additional information available to us in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of the Certified Angus Beef ® website terms of use, or as otherwise required by law.

We will ask you for your opt-in consent to share your personal information with a third party for any other reason.

Our Commitment to Data Security

Certified Angus Beef LLC is committed to protecting the personal information you share with us. We utilize a combination of security technologies, procedures, and organizational measures to prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information.

Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption technology is used to transfer any sensitive personal data (for example, credit card information) over the Internet.

While we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot ensure the security of the information you transmit. You have a responsibility to take appropriate measures to protect your personal information while online. For example, change your passwords often, use a combination of letters and numbers when creating passwords, and make sure you use a secure web browser.

Data retention

We do not keep any credit or other payment information longer than is necessary in order to comply with legal, tax, and auditing requirements.

Links to Other Sites

This web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.

Accessing and Updating Your Personal Information

You can access all your personally identifiable information that we collect online and maintain by calling our customer service department at (330) 345-0809. We use this procedure to better safeguard your information.

You can correct factual errors in your personally identifiable information by sending us a request that credibly shows the error.

To protect your privacy and security, we will also take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access or making corrections.

Our Commitment to Children’s Privacy

Protecting the privacy of the very young is especially important. For that reason, we never collect or maintain information at our website from those we actually know are under 13, and no part of our website is structured to attract anyone under 13.

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