Privacy & Terms of Use

Terms of Use

ATTENTION: PLEASE READ THESE TERMS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS WEBSITE. USING THIS WEBSITE INDICATES THAT YOU ACCEPT THESE TERMS. IF YOU DO NOT ACCEPT THESE TERMS ("TERMS"), DO NOT USE THIS SITE.

Use of AAM Website
American Axle & Manufacturing, Inc. ("AAM") authorizes you to view and download the materials on this website for personal use only, provided that you retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the original materials on any copies of the materials. You may not modify, reproduce or publicly display, perform, or distribute or otherwise use for any public or commercial purpose, any of the materials or data presented in this website without the express written permission of AAM or the copyright owner. For purposes of these Terms, any use of these materials on any other Internet site or networked computer environment for any purpose is prohibited. The materials on this website are copyrighted and AAM reserves the rights to all material on this site with regard to any copyright, trademark, or other laws.

Right to Change Terms
AAM reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of these Terms at any time. All such changes to these Terms will appear on this page. By using the website following any modifications to these Terms, you agree to be bound by any such modifications. Unless explicitly stated otherwise, any new features to the current website shall be subject to these Terms.

User Submission
Other than personally identifiable information, any material, information or other communication you transmit or post to this website will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary ("Communications"). Your act of transmission or posting will signify your recognition that AAM will have no obligations with respect to the Communications. AAM and its designees may 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.

Disclaimer
THE MATERIALS AND SERVICES PROVIDED AT THIS WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY. AAM does not warrant the accuracy and completeness of the materials or services at this website. AAM may make changes to the materials and services at this website, or to the products and prices described in them, at any time without notice. The materials and services at this website may be out of date, and AAM makes no commitment to update the materials and services at this website. Information published at this website may refer to products, programs or services that are not available in your country. Such references do not suggest that AAM intends to announce such products, programs or services in your country. Applicable law may not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so the above exclusion may not apply to you.

Limitation of Liability
AAM and its suppliers will not be liable for any damages whatsoever arising out of the use of this website, information, data or services contained on this website or any link to this site, including, without limitation, those resulting from lost profits, lost data or business interruption, whether such damages are based on warranty, contract, tort or any other legal theory and whether or not advised of the possibility of such damages. All use is at your own risk, and you assume all costs of such risk.

Links to Other Websites
Links to other, non-AAM Internet sites are provided solely for convenience. If you use these links, you will leave this website. AAM has not reviewed all of these third party sites and does not control and is not responsible for any of these sites or their content. AAM 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. Use of third party sites is entirely at your own risk.

Applicable Laws
This website is administered by American Axle & Manufacturing, Inc., Detroit, Michigan, United States of America. AAM makes no representation that materials or services at this website are appropriate or available for use outside the United States. You may not use or export or re-export such materials or services, or any copy or adaptation thereof, in violation of any applicable laws or regulations including without limitation U.S. export laws and regulations. If you access this website from outside the United States, you do so on your own initiative and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws. These Terms will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Delaware, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of laws.

Unlawful or Prohibited Use
As a condition of your use of the website, you will not use it for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms. You may not use the services in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair any AAM server, or the network(s) connected to any AAM server, or interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of the website. You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to services, materials, other accounts, computer systems or networks connected to any AAM server or to the website, through hacking, password mining or any other means. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available through the website.

Unsolicited Ideas
Neither AAM nor its employees accept or consider unsolicited ideas, including ideas for new advertising campaigns, new promotions, new or improved products or technologies, product enhancements, processes, materials, marketing plans or new product names. Please do not send any original creative artwork, suggestions or other works. The sole purpose of this policy is to avoid potential misunderstandings or disputes when AAM's product or marketing strategies might seem similar to ideas submitted to AAM. If, despite our request that you not send us your ideas, you still send them, then regardless of what your letter says, the following terms shall apply to your idea submission. You agree that: (1) your ideas will automatically become the property of AAM, without compensation to you, and (2) AAM can use the ideas for any purpose and in any way, even give them to others.

Copyright Notice
Copyright ©2014 American Axle & Manufacturing, Inc. All rights reserved. All text, images, graphics, animation, videos, music, sounds and other materials on this site are subject to the copyrights and other intellectual property rights of American Axle & Manufacturing, Inc., its affiliated companies and its licensors. American Axle & Manufacturing, Inc. owns the copyrights in the selection, coordination and arrangement of the materials on this site. These materials may not be copied for commercial use or distribution, nor may these materials be modified or reposted to other sites.

Trademark Notice
All trademarks displayed on this site are owned exclusively by American Axle & Manufacturing, Inc., or are used by American Axle & Manufacturing, Inc. under license. These trademarks include marks that are registered and unregistered and include, but are not limited to, product brand names, slogans, and logos and emblems. The unauthorized use of any trademark owned or used by AAM is strictly prohibited.

Accounts and Security
If any of the services on the website requires you to open an account, you must complete the registration process by providing us with true, current, complete and accurate information as prompted by the applicable registration form, and you will maintain and promptly update such information to keep it true, current, complete and accurate. You also will choose a password and a user name. You are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and account. You are responsible for any and all activities that occur under your account. You agree to notify AAM immediately of any unauthorized use of your account or any other breach of security. AAM will not be liable for any loss that you may incur as a result of someone else using your password or account, either with or without your knowledge. However, you may be liable for losses incurred by AAM or another party due to someone else using your account or password. You acknowledge and agree that certain services may provide password-restricted access to customer information. By using this website and registering for such services, you consent to AAM's display of such information via the services and accept all risks of unauthorized access to such information. If you provide any information that is false, inaccurate, out of date, or incomplete, or AAM has reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is false, inaccurate, out of date, or incomplete, AAM may suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the services or any portion thereof. You are responsible for all costs and charges, including without limitation, phone and telecommunications equipment charges that you incur in order to use the services.

Privacy Statement
AAM respects your privacy. At all times we will strive to keep your personal information confidential. We will only collect, store, and use any personal information you provide to us for defined purposes and will share it only with companies who share our commitment to protecting your privacy and data. Please take a moment to read this privacy statement to learn how we handle your personal information. This privacy statement is subject to change at any time.

Normal Website Usage
When you visit AAM's website you do so anonymously. During normal website usage, we do not collect or store personally identifiable information such as name, mailing address, email address, phone number or social security number. We reserve our right to collect and/or store information during normal website usage, which may include the name of your Internet Service Provider (ISP), the date and time you entered our website, the amount of time you spend there, the pages you request, the referring website, and other such related information. Accordingly, we may gather this information to generate statistics and measure site activity for the purpose of continuously improving the website.

Why and When We Collect Personal Information
Sometimes it is necessary to collect specific customer information in order to fulfill a visitor's request for a service or correspondence. This information, such as name, mailing address, email address, type of request or other information, is collected and stored by AAM to fulfill your request. Your personal information is not given to any other company for that company's independent use. AAM may employ third-party companies to perform services or functions on our behalf. These companies may require access to personal information in order to perform their functions, but may not use it for other purposes. Visitors to this website provide personally identifying information only when using one or more of the following services: (1) contact forms; (2) resume submission; (3) requests for additional information; (4) surveys and business reply forms; (5) subscription emails.

What We Do With Information You Provide Us
When contacting us about a product or service, visitors to our website may decide to send us information that identifies them personally. That information may be used to identify the user as a customer and AAM will respond accordingly. AAM will not sell, rent, or lease your personal information to others. Though we make every effort to preserve user privacy, we may need to disclose personal information if required to do so in compliance with applicable law or, a court order or legal process served on our website. Periodically, we may send electronic newsletters and other communications that contain industry, marketing, product, or event information. Only AAM (or its authorized agents, representatives or employees) will send you these direct mailings. You can opt-out of receiving further marketing information from AAM by following the instructions within the mailing. AAM will retain the data collected only as long as it is useful or necessary. AAM administers and operates www.AAM.com from the United States. Other AAM sites may be administered and operated from various locations outside the United States.

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