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Legal Notices and Privacy Policy 

PPG Industries Legal Notices and Privacy Policy


ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS : This website is made available in accordance with the terms set out below. To use this website, you must agree to these terms. If you do not agree to all of these terms, you should exit this website now and you may not use or access this website.


COPYRIGHT : This website and all its contents, including but not limited to, text and graphics (collectively, "Content"), are all copyrighted, and the copyrights for this website are owned by PPG Industries ("PPG") or the creator of included content. You are, however, permitted to view, print and/or distribute Content in hard copy from this website provided that (1) you use such Content for your own personal or internal business use and not for any purposes contrary to PPG's commercial interests; and (2) you do not copy or use any Content on any network or any other website for any public or commercial purpose; (3) you do not modify or alter any Content; and (4) you include PPG's copyright notice on any such Content, as follows:
Copyright 2001- 2011 PPG Industries
All Rights Reserved


TRADEMARKS : The PPG name and logo are trademarks of PPG Industries. You may not use any of the trademarks belonging to PPG or affiliated companies without the prior written permission of PPG. Other trademarks or service marks included on this site belong to the indicated owners, who should be contacted with any questions about the use of those marks.


NO LICENSE : Except as expressly provided above, nothing contained on this website shall be construed to confer by implication, estoppel or otherwise, any license or right under any patent, trademark or copyright.


NO WARRANTY : The information, recommendations and representations provided on this website and PPG's server ("Information") is presented free of charge as a convenience to the viewer, subject to these conditions. While PPG makes reasonable efforts to determine the accuracy of the Information, PPG makes no warranties or representations, express or implied, as to the accuracy, completeness or any other aspect of the Information contained on this website or PPG's server. Information is supplied only upon the condition that the viewer will make its own determination as to the suitability of the Information for its purposes prior to use. Nothing contained herein is to be construed as a recommendation to use any product, process, equipment or formulation in conflict with any patent. PPG makes no commitment to update or correct any information that appears on this website, PPG's server, or any website linked hereunder. THE INFORMATION IS PRESENTED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: IN NO EVENT SHALL PPG OR ANY PARTY INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING, UPDATING OR DELIVERING THIS WEBSITE, PPG'S SERVER, ANY LINKS CONTAINED THEREIN, OR THE INFORMATION, BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND OR NATURE WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE) RESULTING FROM THE VIEWER'S ACCESS TO OR USE THEREOF (INCLUDING THE INABILITY TO ACCESS AND USE) OR THE DOWNLOADING OF ANY MATERIAL CONTAINED OR REFERENCED THEREIN, NOR SHALL SUCH PARTIES BE LIABLE FOR VIEWER'S RELIANCE UPON INFORMATION OR THE PRODUCTS(S) OR SERVICES TO WHICH THE INFORMATION REFERS. EVEN IF PPG OR ITS AFFILIATES HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, PPG SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY OTHER LOSSES, COSTS, OR EXPENSES OF ANY KIND WHICH MAY ARISE, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, FROM THE VIEWER'S USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THIS WEBSITE, PPG's SERVER, OR ANY LINKS CONTAINED THEREIN, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANYTHING CAUSED BY: A) COMPUTER VIRUSES; B) SOFTWARE BUGS; C) HUMAN ACTION OR INACTION; D) ANY COMPUTER SYSTEM, PHONE LINE, HARDWARE, SOFTWARE OR PROGRAM MALFUNCTIONS; OR E) ANY OTHER ERRORS, FAILURE OR DELAYS IN COMPUTER TRANSMISSION OR NETWORK CONNECTIONS.


PRIVACY POLICY : Should any user of Information on this server provide PPG with information, including but not limited to, feedback data, answers, questions, comments, suggestions, plans, ideas or the like, such information shall be deemed to be non-confidential, and PPG assumes no obligation to protect such information from disclosure. The submission of such information to PPG shall in no way prevent the purchase, manufacture or use of similar products, services, plans and ideas by PPG for any purpose whatever, and PPG shall be free to reproduce, use, disclose or distribute the information to others without restriction. Any personal data that you provide will be treated as set forth below. This privacy policy applies to the collection and use of information by our company on this Web site, but does not apply to information which you may send to us by other means.

At PPG, we are committed to protecting the privacy of the users of our site. All data collected is protected against unauthorized access. PPG shall have the right to use all data generated in connection with the site in any manner and to publish such data. By using the site and providing the data, the user consents to the collection and use of the data in accordance with this Privacy Policy. In the event that PPG changes its privacy policy, the changes will be posted on this page.

PPG does not want to receive confidential or proprietary information from you through this Web site. Please note that any information or material sent to PPG through any link provided on this Web site will be deemed NOT to be confidential. By sending PPG any such information or material, you irrevocably grant PPG an unrestricted, worldwide license to use, distribute, display, reproduce, perform, modify, and transmit those materials or information, and you also agree that PPG is free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques that you send us for any purpose. If you want to have your confidential or proprietary information considered by PPG you will need to first sign a Non-confidentiality Agreement before the information will be viewed by a technical person at PPG. To obtain a Non-confidentiality Agreement, write to PPG - Unsolicited Ideas, engles@ppg.com.

This site may use "cookies," which are small pieces of information that a Web site stores on a visitor's web browser to remind the site about the visitor the next time they visit the site. PPG does not store confidential or sensitive information in cookies.

PPG expressly disclaims responsibility for the privacy policies and customer information practices of third-party internet sites linked to our Web site.


LINKS : Although this website provides links to third party sites, PPG is not responsible for the content of any such site. Links are provided as a convenience to viewers, and they shall not be interpreted as an endorsement, sponsorship, or association of any kind.


LINKING RIGHTS POLICY : Use of Hyperlinks. You may display on your website the hyperlink to this PPG Industries, Inc. ("Company") website ("Website") for purposes of enabling users of your site to link to the Website ("Hyperlink"). The Hyperlink shall at all times be displayed in its entirety and not in association with any text, graphics, logos, trademarks, or trade names (whether of Company or another party) or any information which is misleading or otherwise misrepresents the nature of the Website with which the Hyperlink will connect or which is in any way derogatory, of negative connotation, or otherwise negatively impacts on the good will of the Company in the Hyperlink or the Website. Use of the Hyperlink shall require the user to link directly to the home page of the Website via either the same browser window in which your website operates, or via a separate browser window. Under no circumstances shall the Website, in whole or in part, be framed, modified in any manner or for any purpose, or otherwise interfered with in its normal operation and appearance. The Hyperlink shall only be displayed as set forth in this paragraph, and shall not be modified in any way, including but not limited to, enabling the Hyperlink to grant access to other than the home page of the Website. The only rights granted to the Hyperlink are as set forth in this paragraph. In the event Company provides you with written notice directing you to remove the Hyperlink from your website, you agree to do so immediately upon your receipt of such notice.


DOMESTIC USE/EXPORT RESTRICTION : This website is operated in the United States and presented for the purpose of promoting PPG and its affiliated companies therein. Use of this site from other locations may not be appropriate, and PPG makes no representations about such usage. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, this website may not be used by users subject to the privacy laws and regulation of the European Union. Viewers who access this site from locations outside the United States do so on their own initiative and must bear all responsibility for compliance with local laws, if applicable. Further, the United States Export Control Laws prohibit the export of certain technical data and software to certain territories and countries. No content from this site may be downloaded in violation of United States law.


JURISDICTION AND CHOICE OF LAW : These terms and all claims related to this website shall be interpreted and reviewed under the laws of the United States and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. (without regard to the conflicts of laws rules of that or any other jurisdiction). Any claim arising in connection with these terms or this website must be commenced within one (1) year after such claim arises. Any legal action must be brought only in the state or federal courts located in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, and you agree to submit to the exercise of personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purpose of litigating any such claim.


CHANGES : PPG reserves the right to modify these Terms of Use at any time, without prior notice. Your continued access to or use of this website shall be deemed to be your acceptance of these Terms of Use, as changed. For this reason, we encourage you to review these Terms of Use whenever you visit this website.

OTHER NOTICES:   Some PPG products referenced in this website may be subject to U.S. Patent No. 6,048,471, under which PPG is licensed.