Legal Notices

Terms of Use


These terms and conditions (these “Terms of Use”) are entered into by and between you and Haworth Inc. (“Haworth,” “we,” “us”). These Terms of Use, together with any documents expressly incorporated by reference, govern your access to and use of www.haworth.com, including any content, functionality, and services offered on or through www.haworth.com (this “Site”), whether as a guest or a registered user.  All users of this Site agree that access to and use of this Site are subject to these Terms of Use and other applicable law. By accessing or using this Site you accept and agree to be bound and abide by these Terms of Use and, to the extent permitted by applicable law, our Privacy Policy, incorporated herein by reference. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use and as applicable, our Privacy Policy, you must not access or use this Site.

This Site is offered and intended for users who are 16 years of age or older and reside in [North America] [Europe] [Asia Pacific]. If you reside elsewhere, you may wish to use the version of the Haworth Site that is offered for your location.

We revise and update these Terms of Use, in whole or in part, from time to time in our sole discretion, effective immediately upon posting modified Terms of Use to the Site and by posting a notice next to the Terms of Use link on the Site. By not terminating any account or relationship with us within seven (7) days after receiving a notice of modifications to the Terms of Use or by continuing to use or access the Site after modified Terms of Use are posted to the Site, you agree to comply with, and be bound by, such modifications.

Intellectual Property Rights

All content, features and functionality included in this Site (including but not limited to text, graphics, images, video, audio, software or code, and the design, selection, and arrangement of any of the foregoing) are owned by Haworth, its licensors, or other providers of such material and are protected by United States and international copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, and other intellectual property or proprietary rights laws. This Site is copyrighted as a collective work or compilation under the United States and other copyright laws, and is the property of Haworth and its affiliates, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. These Terms of Use permit you to electronically copy and print hard copy portions of this Site for the sole purpose of placing an order with Haworth or purchasing Haworth products. You may display and, subject to any expressly stated restrictions or limitations relating to specific material, download or print portions of the material from the different areas of the Site solely for your own non-commercial use, or to place an order with Haworth or to purchase Haworth products. Any other use, including but not limited to the reproduction, distribution, display, creation or transmission of or creation of derivative works from the content of this Site is strictly prohibited, unless authorized by Haworth. You further agree not to change or delete any proprietary notices from materials downloaded from the Site.

No right, title, or interest in or to this Site or any content on this Site is transferred to you, and all rights not expressly granted are reserved by Haworth. Any use of this Site not expressly permitted by these Terms of Use is a breach of these Terms of Use and may violate copyright, trademark, and other laws.

Trademarks

All brand names, logos, product and service names, designs, and slogans used in this Site are trademarks of Haworth or its affiliates or licensors. You may not use, reproduce, modify, delete, distribute or display the trademarks for any purpose not authorized by these Terms of Use without the prior written consent of Haworth or the respective owner.

Prohibited Uses

You may use this Site only for lawful purposes and in accordance with these Terms of Use. You agree not to use this Site:

  • In any way that violates any applicable federal, state, local, or international law or regulation (including, without limitation, any laws regarding the export of data or software to and from the US or other countries).
  • For Harassment in any manner or form, including via e-mail, chat, or by use of obscene or abusive language.
  • For the purpose of exploiting, harming, or attempting to exploit or harm minors in any way by exposing them to inappropriate content, asking for personally identifiable information, or otherwise.
  • To transmit, or procure the sending of, any advertising or promotional material, including any "junk mail", "chain letter", "spam", or any other similar solicitation.
  • To impersonate or attempt to impersonate Haworth, a Haworth employee, or other licensed employee, host, or representative, another user, or any other person or entity (including, without limitation, by using email addresses associated with any of the foregoing).
  • To upload to, distribute, or otherwise publish any content which is libelous, defamatory, obscene, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, illegal, or otherwise objectionable which may constitute or encourage a criminal offense, violate the rights of any party.
  • To upload commercial content or to solicit others to join or become members of any other commercial online service or other organization.
  • To engage in any other conduct that restricts or inhibits anyone's use or enjoyment of this Site, or which, as determined by us, may harm Haworth or users of this Site or expose them to liability.
  • In any manner that could disable, overburden, damage, or impair the Site or interfere with any other party's use of the Site, including their ability to engage in real time activities through the Site.

Additionally, you agree not to:

  • Use any robot, spider, or other automatic device, process, or means to access this Site for any purpose, including monitoring or copying any of the material on this Site.
  • Use any manual process to monitor or copy any of the material on this Site or for any other unauthorized purpose without our prior written consent.
  • Use any device, software, or routine that interferes with the proper working of this Site.
  • Introduce any viruses, Trojan horses, worms, logic bombs, or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful.
  • Attempt to gain unauthorized access to, interfere with, damage, or disrupt any parts of this Site, the server on which this Site is stored, or any server, computer, or database connected to this Site.
  • Attack this Site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service attack.
  • Otherwise attempt to interfere with the proper working of this Site.

Registration and Username Use

In the event that you register for a username on this Site, you agree that you are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality and security of that username and your password, and you are responsible for all acts and/or omissions that occur under the authority of your username. If you have reason to believe that there is any unauthorized use of your username or any other breach of security related to the Site, you shall immediately so notify Haworth by contacting us. It is a condition of your use of this Site that all the information you provide on this Site is correct, current, and complete.

Submission of Information

Although Haworth strives to protect the information you submit to Haworth through this Site, Haworth cannot guarantee the security or confidentiality of such information. You understand and agree to assume the security risk for any information you provide through the site. You hereby grant Haworth a non-exclusive, fully paid-up right to access, reproduce and use the information you submit to Haworth through the Site solely for the purpose of facilitating its business relationship with you. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Haworth reserves the right to collect and use data from the Site in accordance with its Privacy Policy as modified from time to time. To the extent permitted by applicable law, by using this Site, you consent to all actions taken by us with respect to your information in compliance with the Privacy Policy.

Reliance on Information Posted; Typographical Errors

The Site may include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes may be made periodically and at any time to the Site, but its content is not necessarily complete or up-to-date. Any material on the Site may be out of date at any given time and Haworth is under no obligation to update such material. Haworth does not warrant the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of this information. Any reliance you place on such information is strictly at your own risk. Haworth disclaims all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by you or any other visitor to the Site, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents. Haworth products may be mistakenly listed at inaccurate prices, they may be mistakenly listed as available when, in fact, they are unavailable, or they may be mistakenly described. In the event that a Haworth product is mistakenly listed at an incorrect price, mistakenly described or mistakenly listed as available, Haworth reserves the right to refuse or cancel any orders placed for such product. Haworth reserves the right to refuse or cancel any such orders whether or not the order has been confirmed and your credit card charged. If your credit card has already been charged for the purchase and your order is canceled, Haworth shall issue a credit to your credit card account for the price paid.

Third-Party Links

In an attempt to provide increased value to our visitors, Haworth may link to sites operated by third parties. However, even if the third party is affiliated with Haworth, Haworth has no control over these linked sites, all of which have separate privacy and data collection practices, independent of Haworth. These linked sites are only for your convenience and therefore you access them at your own risk. Haworth is not responsible, or liable to you or any third party, for the content or accuracy of any materials provided by any third parties. Nonetheless, Haworth seeks to protect the integrity of its web site and the links placed upon it and therefore requests any feedback on not only its own site, but for sites it links to as well (including if a specific link does not work).

Participation Disclaimer

Haworth does not and cannot review all communications and materials posted to or created by users accessing the Site, and is not in any manner responsible for the content of these communications and materials. You acknowledge that by providing you with the ability to view and distribute user-generated content on the Site, Haworth is merely acting as a passive conduit for such distribution and is not undertaking any obligation or liability relating to any contents or activities on the Site. However, Haworth reserves the right to block or remove communications or materials that it determines to be (a) abusive, defamatory, or obscene, (b) fraudulent, deceptive, or misleading, (c) in violation of a copyright, trademark or other intellectual property right of another or (d) offensive or otherwise unacceptable to Haworth in its sole discretion.

Online Purchases and applicable Terms and Conditions

All purchases through this Site or other transactions for the sale of goods formed through this Site or resulting from visits made by you are governed by our Terms of Sale to Customers, which are hereby incorporated into these Terms of Use.

Warranty Disclaimer

THIS SITE AND ALL INFORMATION, SERVICES AND MATERIALS PROVIDED TO YOU VIA THIS SITE ARE PROVIDED “AS IS”, “AS AVAILABLE” AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES, REPRESENTATIONS, CONDITIONS OR GURANTEES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, HAWORTH DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, REPRESENTATIONS, CONDITIONS, AND GUARANTEES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE WARRANTIES, REPRESENTATIONS, CONDITIONS AND GUARANTEES OF QUALITY, MERCHANTABILITY, MERCHANTBLE QUALITY, AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. HAWORTH DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED IN THE SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT ANY DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THIS SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES THE SITE AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. HAWORTH DOES NOT MAKE ANY WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OF THE MATERIALS IN THIS SITE IN TERMS OF THEIR CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, ADEQUACY, USEFULNESS, TIMELINESS, RELIABILITY OR OTHERWISE. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK AND THAT HAWORTH SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY FAILURES OR OMISSIONS ASSOCIATED WITH YOUR USE OF THE SITE.

Limitation of Liability

TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, HAWORTH, ITS AFFILIATES, AND THEIR LICENSORS, SERVICE PROVIDERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OFFICERS, AND DIRECTORS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES RESULTING FROM, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY RELATING TO THE SITE OR YOUR USE OR INABILITY TO USE THIS SITE OR THE INFORMATION, SERVICES OR MATERIALS ON OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS SITE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. HAWORTH WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR THE COMPLETENESS, ACCURACY, CORRECTNESS, INTEGRITY, RELIABILITY, CURRENCY, ADEQUACY OR SUITABILITY OF THE CONTENT OR SERVICES PROVIDED ON, OR ACCESSIBLE FROM, THIS SITE.

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Haworth, its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors and suppliers (collectively the “Service Providers”) from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, resulting from any violation of these Terms of Use or any activity related to your account (including negligent or wrongful conduct) by you or any other person accessing the Site using your username.

Term; Termination

These Terms of Use are applicable to you upon your accessing the Site. Haworth reserves the right to withdraw or amend this Site, and any service or material we provide on this Site, in our sole discretion without notice. Haworth will not be liable if for any reason all or any part of this Site is unavailable at any time or for any period. From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of this Site, or the entire Site, to users, including registered users. Haworth may terminate, restrict or suspend your username privileges at any time, without notice. The provisions of these Terms of Use shall survive any such termination.

Notice

Haworth may deliver notice to you by means of e-mail, a general notice on the Site, or by other reliable method to the address you have provided to Haworth.

Choice of Law; Venue; Limitation on Claims

Your use of this Site shall be governed in all respects by the laws of the EU Member State of the Republic of Ireland, without regard to choice of law provisions, and not by the 1980 U.N. Convention on contracts for the international sale of goods. You agree that jurisdiction over and venue in any legal proceeding directly or indirectly arising out of or relating to this Site (excluding purchases to you or from you which are governed by our Terms of Sale to Customers or our Terms of Purchase from Suppliers, as applicable) shall be in the state or federal courts located in the Republic of Ireland. You waive any and all objections to the exercise of jurisdiction over you by such courts and to venue in such courts. Any cause of action or claim you may have with respect to the Site (including but not limited to the purchase of Haworth products) must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises. Haworth’s failure to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of these Terms of Use shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right. Neither the course of conduct between the parties nor trade practice shall act to modify any of these Terms of Use. Haworth may assign its rights and duties under this Agreement to any party at any time without notice to you. If any provision of these Terms of Use is held by a court or other tribunal of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, illegal, or unenforceable for any reason, such provision shall be eliminated or limited to the minimum extent such that the remaining provisions of the Terms of Use will continue in full force and effect.