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Terms of Use

Attention

Please read these terms of use, privacy notices, and legal restrictions (collectively, “Terms”) carefully before using this website. These Terms apply to all current and future users of this web site. By accessing this web site, you acknowledge and agree to be bound by and comply with these Terms. GrafTech International Holdings Inc. and its subsidiaries (“collectively referred to as “GrafTech” unless the context requires otherwise) reserves the right, from time to time and without notice, to change these Terms. GrafTech reserves the right to seek any and all remedies available at law or in equity for any violations of these Terms. You agree to defend, indemnify, save and hold harmless GrafTech, and GrafTech’s directors, officers, employees and agents from and against all liabilities, claims, damages and expenses, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, arising out of your use of this web site, or your violation or alleged violation of these Terms. If you do not accept these Terms, do not use this website.

Warranty

The information contained within this site is offered solely for your consideration, investigation, and verification. It is not to be taken as a warranty or representation for which GrafTech assumes legal responsibility, nor as permission, a recommendation, a right or a license, express or implied, to practice any patented invention or to use any trademark or service mark, registered or not, without a license.

Copyright

This web site, including all content included on this site, such as text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips, digital downloads, data compilations, and software, is owned or licensed by GrafTech, and is protected by United States and international copyright laws. All software used on this site is owned or licensed by GrafTech or their software suppliers, and is protected by United States and international copyright laws. All rights are reserved. The use, reproduction, and/or retransmission by any means without the express written permission of GrafTech is strictly prohibited.

Copyright Complaints

GrafTech respects the intellectual property of others. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please follow our Notice and Procedure for Making Claims of Copyright Infringement.

Notice And Procedure For Making Claims Of Copyright Infringement

If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide GrafTech International’s Intellectual Property Department the written information specified below. Notifications of any alleged copyright infringement must be sent in accordance with Title 17, U.S.C. Section 512(c). Please note that this procedure is exclusively for notifying GrafTech of your allegation that your copyrighted material has been infringed.

  • An original physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest;
  • A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed upon;
  • A description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the site, including the Product ID or SKU number, if applicable;
  • Your address, telephone number, and e-mail address;
  • A statement by you that you have a good-faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
  • A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.

GrafTech International’s Intellectual Property Department, for notice of claims of copyright infringement on its site, can be reached as follows: GrafTech International Holdings Inc. Intellectual Property Law Department / Copyright Infringement Issue Assistant General Counsel-Intellectual Property 12900 Snow Road Parma, Ohio 44130 U.S.A.

Trademarks

The following are trademarks of GrafTech International Holdings Inc.
AGR™ Graphite Electrode AGX™ Graphite Electrode AGSX™ Graphite AMW™ Heat Shield Apollo® Graphite Electrode ATA™ Graphite ATC™ Graphite ATJ™ Graphite ATR™ Graphite AUTO-LOK® Technology C34™ Cement C38™ Cement C46™ Cement CBY™ carbon material CGC™ Graphite CGW™ Graphite ChillKote™ Lining CJR™ Graphite Connex® Systems CP9™ Hot Ram CS™ Graphite CSX™ Graphite DBX™ graphite DBZ™ graphite ECW™ Graphite eGRAF® Thermal Solutions EXPANDOGRAF® Products EZRam™ RP10 Ramming Paste FlexLine™ System FlexRepair™ System GR37™ Grout GradeD™ Carbon Block GRAFBOARD® Insulation GRAFCELL® Fuel Cell Components GRAFGUARD® Expandable Graphite Flake GRAFIHX® Flexible Heat Transfer Plates GRAFKOTE® Products GRAFOAM® Carbon Foam GRAFOIL® Sealing Solutions GrafTech™ Electrodes, Powders GRAPHI-TOOL™ GRI™ Insulation System GRI-G™ Insulation System GRI-W™ Insulation System GTS® Thread Sealant Paste HITHERM™ Thermal Interface Material HotPressed™ Carbon Brick HS-400™ Fin-stock Material LFX™ Graphite Electrode LT1™ MetalCeramic Tube NEXUS™ Graphite Electrode NMA™ HotPressed™ Carbon Brick or NMA™ Carbon Brick NMD™ HotPressed™ Semigraphite Brick or NMD™ Semigraphite Brick NMH™ HotPressed™ Carbon Brick or NMH™ Carbon Brick NML™ Semigraphite Brick or NML™ Semigraphite Brick NMP™ Carbon Brick PC100™ Carbon PC150™ Carbon PAFA™ Arc Furnace Analyzer PCEA™ Nuclear Graphite PCEB™ Nuclear Graphite PCIB™ Nuclear Graphite PEM-LITE® Systems PGX™ Graphite PGXX™ Graphite PGW™ Graphite PGWX™ Graphite PHOENIX™ Arc Furnace Analyzer PJP™ Graphite PPEA Graphite PRE-CET™ electrode pins RefractoryFlex™ Program RIBBON-PACK® Products RP3™ Ram RP4™ Ram SafeTFoam™ Sandwich Panels SF03™ Graphite SF09™ Graphite SF22™ Graphite SF25™ Graphite SF74™ Graphite SF75™ Graphite SF76™ Graphite SF91™ Graphite SL™ Graphite SLW™ Graphite SLWX™ Graphite SLX™ Graphite Smart Ram® RP20 Ramming Paste Socket Marking™ for graphite electrodes-design SPREADERSHIELD™ Solutions SUPER GTO™ Products UCB™ Block UMP™ MicroPore Block YBD™ Carbon YBDX™ Carbon YBDXX™ Carbon
  • UCAR® is a trademark used under license by GrafTech International Holdings Inc.
  • OSCAR® is a registered trademark of the Academy of Awards and Sciences.
  • R&D 100™ is a trademark of R&D Magazine.

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General

GrafTech may revise these Terms at any time by updating this posting. You should visit this page from time-to-time to review the then-current Terms because they are binding on you. Certain provisions of these Terms may be superseded by expressly designated legal notices or terms located on particular pages on this web site.

Electronic Communications

When you visit GrafTech.com, or send e-mails to GrafTech, you are communicating with us electronically. By this action, you consent to receive communications from us electronically. We will communicate with you by e-mail or by posting notices on this site. If you want to discontinue participation in our e-mail programs, you can opt out by e-mailing info@graftech.com. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.

Conditions Of Use, Notices, And Revisions

If you choose to visit GrafTech.com, your visit, and any dispute over privacy, is subject to this Legal Notice and our Conditions of Use, including limitations on damages, arbitration of disputes, and application of the law of the state of New York, U.S.A., without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of laws. Our business changes constantly, and our Privacy Notice and the Conditions of Use will change also. We may e-mail periodic reminders of our notices and conditions, unless you have instructed us not to, but you should check our web site frequently to see any recent changes. Unless stated otherwise, our current Privacy Notice applies to all information that we have about you and your account.

Use of Site

GrafTech authorizes you to view, copy and/or download the materials from its web site only for your personal, non-commercial use, provided that you retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the original materials on any copies of the materials. Such use shall not be disparaging and/or derogatory of GrafTech and/or its companies. You may not modify the materials at this web site in any way or reproduce or publicly display, perform, or distribute or otherwise use them for any public or commercial purpose. For purposes of these Terms, any use of these materials on any other web sites or networked computer environment for any purpose is strictly prohibited. The materials at this web site are copyrighted; and any unauthorized use of any materials on this web site may violate copyright, trademark, and other laws. Except as specified in these Terms, nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring by implication, estoppel or otherwise any license or right under any patent, trademark or copyright of GrafTech or any third party. If you breach any of these Terms, your authorization to use this web site automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any downloaded, copies and/or printed materials.

Use of Software

If you download software from GrafTech.com (“Software”), use of the Software is subject to the license terms in the Software License Agreement that accompanies or is provided with the Software. You may not download or install the Software until you have read and accepted the terms of the Software License Agreement.

User Submissions

Any unsolicited material, information or other communication you transmit or post to this web site (“Communications”) will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. GrafTech will have no obligations with respect to the Communications. GrafTech and its designees will be free to copy, disclose, distribute, incorporate and otherwise use the Communications and all data, images, sounds, text, and other things embodied therein for any and all commercial or non-commercial purposes. You are prohibited from posting or transmitting to or from this web site any unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, or other material that would violate any law.

User Chat Rooms

GrafTech may, but is not obligated to, monitor or review any areas on this web site where users transmit or post Communications or communicate solely with each other, including but not limited to chat rooms, bulletin boards or other user forums, and the content of any such Communications. GrafTech, however, will have no liability related to the content of any such Communications, whether or not arising under the laws of copyright, libel, privacy, obscenity, or otherwise.

Links To Other Web Sites

GrafTech.com may contain links to other web sites (“Links”). Links are provided solely as a convenience to you. If you use these Links, you will leave GrafTech.com. GrafTech is not responsible for the content of the other web sites or privacy and condition of use practices and policies employed by them. Thus, GrafTech does not endorse or make any representations about them, or any information, software or other products or materials found there, or any results that may be obtained from using them. If you decide to access any of the third party web sites linked to GrafTech.com, you do this entirely at your own risk. Anyone linking to GrafTech.com from another web site is subject to the Terms of this web site and must comply with all applicable laws.