TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE
 
A. OVERVIEW
The following describes the terms and conditions (“Terms”) under which you may use any of the websites of Nucor Corporation or any of its affiliates (hereafter, collectively referred to as “Nucor,” “we” or “us”), including, without limitation, www.nucor.com, www.nucorsteel.com, www.vulcraft.com, www.nuconsteel.com, www.nucor-fastener.com, www.nucoryamato.com, www.nucorcoldfinish.com, www.nucorhighway.com, www.nucorbuildingsystems.com, www.nucor-sheetmills.com, www.americanbuildings.com, www.kirbybuildingsystems.com, www.nucortusk.com, www.nucorhertford.com, www.gulfstatesmanufacturers.com, www.cbcsteelbuildings.com, www.nutruck.com (collectively, the “Sites”). These Terms may change at any time without notice to you. By using any of the Sites, you are agreeing to be contractually bound by these Terms as they are stated at the time of your use of (including any visit to) the Sites. You are responsible for any use of the Sites by anyone using your password, computer, e-mail address or other identifier. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS, YOU MAY NOT VIEW OR OTHERWISE USE THE SITES.
The Sites have been designed to provide publicly available information about us and our products and businesses to our visitors. Except as provided in Sections E and/or I below, your use of the Sites other than for informational purposes is prohibited. The term “use” (as that term is used throughout these Terms) includes, but is not limited to, viewing, posting, uploading, downloading, linking, copying, printing, storing, transmitting, collecting, emailing and distributing.
You hereby expressly agree to waive any and all claims you may have against Nucor (whether currently in existence and/or arising hereafter) for any failure by Nucor to enforce these Terms.
B. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
1. All content, feautures and unctionality on the Sites, including, but not limited to, text, graphics, drawings, photographs, specifications, logos, trademarks, service marks, materials, communications, software, data, sounds and images (“Content”), is protected by the intellectual property rights, including without limitation patent, copyright, and trademark rights, of Nucor and/or its third-party content providers. Title to the Content remains with Nucor or its third-party content providers. Any use of the Content not expressly permitted by these Terms is a breach of these Terms and may violate patent, copyright, trademark, and other applicable laws. Any special rules for the use of certain software and other features, functionality, and services available on or through the Sites may be included elsewhere within the Sites and are incorporated into these Terms by reference.
2. Nucor authorizes you to view or download a single copy of the Content on the Sites solely for your personal, noncommercial use, provided that you include appropriate patent, copyright and proprietary rights notices, including without limitation any notices that are contained in the Content, for example, “Copyright © 2009, Nucor Corporation . All rights reserved.” Except as otherwise expressly permitted under copyright law, you may not copy, download, print, remove, publish, redistribute, modify, transmit, display, sell, prepare derivative works based on, or in any way exploit any Content without the express permission of Nucor and, if applicable, its third-party content providers. If you violate or breach any of these Terms, your permission to use the Content automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any copies you have made of any portion of the Content.
3. All trademarks and service marks utilized on the Sites are the proprietary trademarks and/or service marks of Nucor or its third-party content providers.
C. INFORMATION PROVIDED BY USERS
1. Visitors and other users of the Sites may, from time to time, choose to send us information and/or materials. You hereby agree that you will not send to us (including posting and transmitting) any unlawful, threatening, abusive, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane, or indecent information or materials of any kind, including, without limitation, any transmissions constituting or encouraging conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any state, national, or international law.
2. By sending to Nucor any information or materials, including, without limitation, any creative works, works of authorship, ideas, suggestions, concepts, methods, processes, systems, designs, plans, diagrams, specifications, techniques, business information, inventions, or know-how or product information, you: (i) agree such submission is non-confidential for all purposes, (ii) grant Nucor an unrestricted, irrevocable license to use, reproduce, display, perform, modify, transmit and distribute such information or materials, and to use such information and materials to make, have made, sell, offer for sale, use, import, export, or otherwise distribute Nucor’s products and services, (iii) represent and warrant that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to such information or materials and that Nucor is free to use the information or materials that you send us for any purpose, and (iv) agree to defend (using counsel acceptable to Nucor, in its sole discretion), indemnify and hold harmless Nucor against any and all liabilities, claims, expenses, causes of action, and/or damages (including reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs) arising out of any claim that: (i) is related to information or material provided to us by you, or (ii) a third party’s rights (including, but not limited to, intellectual property rights, moral rights, rights of privacy, and reputational rights) were violated by any information or material provided to us by you or by our publication or other lawful use of any information or material provided to us by you. Nucor reserves the right to assume the defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will cooperate with Nucor in asserting any available defenses. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the personal information you submit to Nucor is governed by the Nucor Privacy Policy. Please review the Privacy Policy for a complete description of how we handle personal information that we collect through the Sites. To the extent there is an inconsistency between these Terms and the Privacy Policy, these Terms shall govern.
3. You additionally agree that Nucor has no responsibility to control or review any content or other information or material provided to us by you or other third parties. You further agree that Nucor may remove from the Sites any third-party content that we become aware of that we believe is potentially illegal, could subject us to liability or violates these Terms.
D. DISCLAIMER WITH RESPECT TO OTHER INTERNET SITES
While it may be possible to link to or otherwise connect from the Sites to other sites on the Internet, such a connection is done at your own risk. By providing a link from any of the Sites to another Internet site, Nucor does not endorse or in any way take responsibility for content that may be posted or events that may transpire at those other sites. Your use of third-party websites is at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for such third-party sites.
E. ACCOUNTS
1. In order to access some features and services of the Sites, you may need to have an account, including a log-in and password. When registering for such an account, you must provide accurate and complete information to Nucor. You may never use another’s account without Nucor’s permission. It is your sole responsibility to (1) control the dissemination and use of passwords; (2) authorize, monitor, and control access to and use of your account and password; (3) promptly inform Nucor of any need to deactivate a password. You grant to Nucor and all other persons or entities involved in the operation of the Sites the right to transmit, monitor, retrieve, store, and use your information in connection with the operation of the Sites. Nucor cannot and does not assume any responsibility or liability for any information you submit, or your or any third party’s use or misuse of information transmitted to or received from the Sites. You must notify Nucor immediately of any breach of security or unauthorized use of your account.
2. Although Nucor will not be liable for your losses caused by any unauthorized use of your account, you may be liable for the losses of Nucor or others due to such unauthorized use.
3. Nucor reserves the right to refuse service, terminate your account or your access to the Sites or any of the Sites’ services, functionality, or features in its sole discretion, including, without limitation, if Nucor believes that your conduct violates these Terms or applicable law or is harmful to the interests of Nucor.
F. LIABILITY OF NUCOR; DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
1. YOUR USE OF THE SITES IS DONE AT YOUR OWN RISK.
2. NUCOR IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY VIRUSES YOU MAY CATCH WHILE USING THE SITES; NOR IS NUCOR RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY FAILURE, MECHANICAL OR OTHERWISE, OF THE SITES OR OF ANY SERVICES, FUNCTIONALITY OR FEATURES AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITES. FURTHERMORE, WHEN USING THE SITES, INFORMATION WILL BE TRANSMITTED OVER A MEDIUM THAT MAY BE BEYOND THE CONTROL AND JURISDICTION OF NUCOR. ACCORDINGLY, NUCOR ASSUMES NO LIABILITY FOR OR RELATING TO ANY DELAY, FAILURE, INTERRUPTION, OR CORRUPTION OF ANY DATA OR OTHER INFORMATION OR MATERIAL TRANSMITTED TO OR RECEIVED FROM THE SITES.
3. ALL SERVICES, FUNCTIONALITY, FEATURES AND CONTENT INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITES ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" FOR YOUR USE. THESE SERVICES, FUNCTIONALITY, FEATURES AND CONTENT ARE PROVIDED WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NONINFRINGEMENT.
4. NUCOR AND ITS THIRD-PARTY CONTENT PROVIDERS DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE SERVICES, FUNCTIONALITY, FEATURES OR CONTENT INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITES ARE ACCURATE, RELIABLE, CURRENT OR CORRECT; THAT THE SERVICES, FUNCTIONALITY, FEATURES OR CONTENT WILL BE AVAILABLE AT ANY PARTICULAR TIME OR LOCATION; THAT ANY DEFECTS OR ERRORS WILL BE CORRECTED; OR THAT THE SERVICES, FUNCTIONALITY, FEATURES OR CONTENT ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES, FUNCTIONALITY, FEATURES AND CONTENT IS SOLELY AT YOUR OWN RISK.
5. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL NUCOR OR ITS THIRD-PARTY CONTENT PROVIDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE SITES. THIS LIMITATION APPLIES WHETHER THE ALLEGED LIABILITY IS BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY, OR ANY OTHER BASIS; EVEN IF NUCOR HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE. YOUR EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THE SITES.
G. PROHIBITED USE OF THE SITES
In connection with your use of the Sites, you agree to act responsibly in a manner demonstrating the exercise of good judgment. For example and without limitation, you agree that you shall not: (i) interfere with, interrupt, damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Sites, the Content, Nucor’s infrastructure, or the services, functionality, features or networks made available on or through the Sites, including, without limitation, through the use of viruses, cancel bots, Trojan horses, harmful or malicious code, flood pings, denial of service attacks, packet or IP spoofing, forged routing or electronic mail address information or similar methods, devices, software, programs or technology; (ii) attempt (or encourage or support anyone else's attempt) to circumvent, reverse engineer, decrypt, or otherwise alter or interfere with the Sites or the Sites' services, functionality or features, or any Content thereof, or make any unauthorized use thereof; (iii) insert your own or a third party's advertising, branding or other promotional content into any of the Content or use, redistribute, republish or exploit the Content for any further commercial or promotional purposes; (iv)infringe or violate the rights of any third party, including without limitation, intellectual property, privacy, publicity or contractual rights ; (v) use the Sites to collect or harvest personal information, including, without limitation, financial information, about other users of the Sites; (vi) obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made publicly available or provided for through the Sites; and (vii) impersonate any person or entity or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity. You agree not to use the Sites, the Content, or any of the services, functionality, features, products, or downloads available at the Sites for any purpose in violation of local, state, national, or international laws, and to comply with all regulations, policies and procedures of networks connected to the Sites, including, without limitation, these Terms.
If you have made prohibited use of any of the Sites, you will have breached the contract created by these Terms, and may be liable to Nucor for such breach. You may also be liable to Nucor for non-contractual legal remedies.
H. INDEMNIFICATION
You agree to defend (using counsel acceptable to Nucor, in its sole discretion), indemnify and hold harmless Nucor (including, but not limited to, its employees, officers, directors, shareholders, licensors, contractors, agents and all of its subsidiaries and affiliated companies) from all liabilities, claims, expenses, causes of action and/or damages (including attorneys’ fees and costs) that arise in any way from: (i) your use or misuse of the Sites, or (ii) your violation of any term of these Terms. Nucor reserves the right to assume the defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will cooperate with Nucor in asserting any available defenses.
I. CONTRACTUAL CONFLICTS AND INCORPORATION
In some instances, you may be able to purchase products or services through some of the Sites. All purchases conducted through use of the Sites are subject to Nucor’s standard sales order terms and conditions as applicable (the “Sales Documents”), which may be obtained by clicking on the following link: Sales Terms and Conditions. Any conflict between the Sales Documents and these Terms or anything stated on the Sites will be resolved in favor of the Sales Documents. By utilizing the Sites for purchase of products, you hereby expressly acknowledge receipt of such Sales Documents.
J. GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION
The law of the State of North Carolina will govern these Terms and your use of the Sites. By using the Sites, you consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state courts residing in Mecklenburg County, the State of North Carolina, and the federal courts for the Western District of North Carolina (as applicable) for any litigation that may arise out of, or relate to, these Terms and/or your use of the Sites. You agree to waive any objection based on forum non conveniens or any objection to venue of any such action.
K. INTERNATIONAL USE
Nucor makes no representation that the Sites (including the Content, services, functionality, and features provided on or through the Sites) are appropriate for or available to locations outside the United States of America; and using the Sites from territories where it is illegal to do so is prohibited. Use outside of the United States of America is done at your own risk, and you are responsible for compliance with all local laws, rules and regulations.
L. SEVERABILITY AND INTEGRATION
1. Except as otherwise specified herein, these Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and Nucor with respect to the Sites, and supersede all prior or contemporaneous communications or proposals between you and Nucor with respect to the Sites.
2. If any provision contained in these Terms is held invalid or unenforceable, that provision shall be construed in a manner consistent with applicable law to reflect, as nearly as possible, the original intentions of the parties; and the remaining provisions of the Terms shall remain in full force and effect.
M. CONTACT INFORMATION
  Nucor Corporation
  1915 Rexford Road
  Charlotte, North Carolina 28211
  Ph: (704) 366-7000
  Fax: (704) 362-4208
  E-mail for further information: info@nucor.com
  Nucor’s Webmaster contact information is: webmaster@nucor.com