General Terms & Conditions for The Wrigley Company Websites
Welcome to our website! As a member of the Mars, Incorporated family of companies, we offer an online information and communications service that we hope you will find entertaining and informative. There are a few rules of the (cyber) road that our visitors must follow when using our site, so we ask all our visitors to read these General Terms and Conditions (“Agreement”) carefully.
Please be sure to read this Agreement carefully, especially the disclaimers and limitations of our liability, since use of this site constitutes your acceptance of, and agreement with, the terms and conditions set out in this Agreement.
We do not intend to make changes to our terms and conditions very often but reserve the right to do so. However, it is always a good idea to check when you visit our site to ensure that you have read and agree with our current terms and conditions. Any change in our terms and conditions will be prospective only. We generally do not make any changes to our terms and conditions that have a retroactive effect unless legally required to do so. Your continued use of this site after that time will constitute your acceptance of any new or amended terms.
Intellectual Property Ownership
All copyrights and other intellectual property rights in the artwork, graphics, text, video and audio clips, trademarks, logos and other content available on this website (“Content”) are owned by Wrigley or used with permission.
Although you can copy any part of this website to your own computer for your personal use, you may not copy or incorporate any of the Content available on the website into any other work, including your own website, or use the Content in any other public or commercial manner. That means you may not post or redistribute any portion of our website unless you have a license from us to do so. That also means that Wrigley retains full and complete title to all such Content, including any downloadable software or code, any images incorporated in or generated by the software, and all data accompanying it. You must not copy, modify, reproduce, upload, transmit, distribute, reverse-engineer, disassemble or otherwise convert it to another form.
You may not change any of the notices regarding copyright, trademarks or other marks that may accompany the Content. You may link to our home page of but please don’t use our Content in your own site. You may not deep link (i.e. link to any page other than the home page) to our site without our specific written permission.
As a matter of corporate policy and as a means to protect our consumers, The Wrigley Company does not permit others to make use of our famous trademarks or trade dress designs without the express permission of the company.
The Wrigley Company's well-known trademarks are among the most famous in the world. Our brands are sold in over 180 countries – consumers throughout the world recognise our distinctive trademarks and wrapper designs as everyday icons of quality and wholesomeness.
The Wrigley Company has established tremendous goodwill through the use of these marks and designs, making Wrigley's trademarks some of the company's most valuable assets. As with anything of value, trademarks need to be protected.
For almost 100 years, the Wrigley Company has taken measures to secure trademark registrations in every country in which the company does business.
The company diligently and effectively pursues all infringers and counterfeiters, regardless of where in the world they operate. Over the years, we have encountered many hundreds of infringing or counterfeit products throughout the world and have initiated immediate legal action in each and every case.
We will respect your rights regarding the protection of personal data, especially in relation to any application you may make for employment with Wrigley if employment applications are accepted at this site. By submitting information in connection with a job application, you are giving us an unrestricted royalty-free right to use and share such information to the extent necessary to consider and respond to your request.
In addition to job applications, we are glad to receive from you any stories, comments, suggestions, ideas, graphics, pictures or anything else, but do please remember that, by uploading or sending us such material through this site, you assign all your interest in it to Wrigley and, depending on which law applies, Wrigley will either own the material you send to us on this site or you will be deemed to have granted Wrigley an exclusive and perpetual license to use it.
That means that all stories, comments, suggestions, ideas, graphics, pictures or other information uploaded or sent to Wrigley through this site, not in connection with a job application, are automatically deemed to be either the property of Wrigley or can be used by it. This information is not confidential and we can use it as we see fit - that includes reproducing it, disclosing it, publishing it, or broadcasting it here or somewhere else, in this or any other medium now known or later invented. Under no circumstances are you entitled to any payment if we do use your submission for any purpose. You are also bound by any additional rules posted at community or other areas where user-generated content is permitted.
You may not engage in any activities through the website which are unlawful, offensive, and abusive, which violate the rights of third parties, or which inhibit other users from using and enjoying this website. You may not monitor or copy Content on the website, by using any robot, “bot,” spider, crawler or other automatic device or manual process, without our written permission, or engage in any activity which interferes with the proper working of the website. You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Wrigley and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers and associates from any damages, liabilities and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) arising from any third party claims resulting from, or arising out of, your use of the website or posting of content, if permitted. We reserve the right to terminate your access to the website at any time, without notice, for any reason whatsoever.
Although this website may refer to products or services of third parties or link to third party sites or information, we do not endorse or make any warranties or representations about them. Any links to other sites are provided for your convenience only. You need to make your own decisions regarding third party products, services and websites.
Use of this Site: Limitation of Liability and Disclaimer
Neither Wrigley nor any of its worldwide affiliates, nor anyone who helped develop, create, produce or deliver the content on this site is liable for any damages related to your use or inability to use the site even if advised of the possibility of such damages, unless they acted willfully or with gross negligence or that liability may not otherwise be lawfully excluded. This includes but is not limited to:
- Damages intended to compensate you directly for any loss or injury
- Damages that do not flow directly from an action, but only from some of the consequences or results of such actions (consequential damages): and
- Other miscellaneous damages and expenses, such as incidental, special or punitive damages
This exclusion will not cover liability for death or personal injury or liability for a breach of statutory or contractual duties.
We use reasonable efforts to ensure that accurate information is provided on this site, but do not guarantee such accuracy, and make no representations regarding the use or results of use of any Content on this site in terms of its accuracy, reliability or any other matter.
Without limiting the foregoing, and to the extent permitted by law, the functions contained in this site, the operations on this site and all the content on this site are provided “as is”, without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, any implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, accuracy or non-infringement (but excluding any implied warranty or condition which may not be lawfully excluded). There is no warranty against interference with your enjoyment of the information on this website. There is no warranty that this website, the information contained in it or our efforts will fulfill any of your particular purposes or needs. While we reserve the right to remove any postings or any other information that we feel may be offensive or otherwise objectionable, we are not responsible for any material posted by any user or for any information whatsoever contained in any linked sites. You agree that Wrigley and its worldwide affiliates are not responsible or liable for any defamatory, offensive, infringing or illegal conduct of any other visitor to this site or any other third party.
If any provision of this Agreement is found to be void, unlawful or unenforceable for any reason, that portion shall be deemed severable from these terms and shall not otherwise affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. The Wrigley Company enters into this Agreement on its own behalf and on behalf of each of its worldwide affiliates. Accordingly, Wrigley holds the benefit of and may enforce this Agreement on behalf of those affiliates. The Wrigley Company reserves the right to pursue any remedy available to it at law or in equity if you breach this Agreement.
Date: January 2010