Terms and Conditions
Welcome to the Premierinc.com Web site (the “Site”), provided by Global-Mpg (“GLOBAL-MPG” or “we”). This Agreement contains the terms and conditions upon which you (“you,” or “the user”) may access and use the valuable information and services available through the Site, which is controlled, maintained, owned and operated by Global-Mpg
By using this Site, you are agreeing to be contractually bound by the terms and conditions of the Agreement as they are stated at the time of your use of the Site. By accessing and using the Site, you represent and warrant that you are of the age of majority under applicable law.
Services and Solutions provided by one or more of the Premier group of companies.
IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT, YOU MAY NOT VIEW OR OTHERWISE USE THE SITE.
THE CONTENTS OF THIS SITE, INCLUDING ITS “LOOK AND FEEL” (E.G., TEXT, GRAPHICS, IMAGES, LOGOS, AND BUTTON ICONS), EDITORIAL CONTENT, NOTICES, SOFTWARE (INCLUDING HTML-BASED COMPUTER PROGRAMS) AND OTHER MATERIAL (“MATERIAL”), ARE PROTECTED UNDER BOTH UNITED STATES AND FOREIGN COPYRIGHT, TRADEMARK AND OTHER LAWS. This Material belongs to or is licensed to GLOBAL-MPG You are granted a non-exclusive, non-assignable and non-transferable license to use the Site only in accordance with this Agreement. This license is not a sale of any of Premier’s rights. Permission to reprint or electronically reproduce any document or graphic in whole or in part for any other purpose is expressly prohibited, unless prior written consent is obtained from the respective copyright holder(s). You may contact us at the address indicated at the end of this Agreement. In any event, you agree not to modify, amend, reduce the size of or in any way obliterate any warnings, liability limitations, disclosures or notices (including any copyright or trademark notice) associated with the information. You may not sell or modify the Material or reproduce, display, publicly perform, distribute or otherwise use the Material in any way for any public or commercial purpose. The use of the Material on any other web site or in a networked computer environment for any purpose is prohibited. You may not copy or adapt the HTML code that GLOBAL-MPG creates to generate the pages of the Site, which code is also protected by Global-Mpg copyright. If you violate any of the terms of this Agreement, your permission to use the Material automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any copies you have made of the Material.
DISCLAIMER REGARDING INFORMATION ABOUT THIRD-PARTY PRODUCTS AND SERVICES
The Site may include information about third-party products and services. All such information is provided by GLOBAL-MPG for informational purposes only and, unless expressly provided otherwise, does not constitute an endorsement or a recommendation by GLOBAL-MPG of any third-party product or service. GLOBAL-MPG makes no representations or warranties of any kind, either expressed or implied, as to the accuracy, reliability, completeness or timeliness of any information about third-party products and services contained on this website. Prior to purchasing or using any third-party product or service, you should independently investigate and evaluate whether the product or service meets your needs. In any event, you agree that GLOBAL-MPG shall have no liability whatsoever as a result of your purchasing or using any third-party product or service for which information is provided about on this website.
ERRORS AND CORRECTIONS The information and services included in or available through the Site may include inaccuracies and/or typographical errors. Changes are periodically made to the Site and to information contained in the database(s) from which information on the Site is derived. Use of the Site is at your own risk, and you agree that GLOBAL-MPG is not liable for any inaccurate information contained in or derived from the Site. GLOBAL-MPG may make improvements and/or changes to the Site at any time. Information contained in or derived from the Site is not to be relied on or utilized as a source of medical, financial, tax, legal, accounting, economic, business or other professional advice.
YOUR USE OF THE SITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK.
GLOBAL-MPG DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE SITE WILL OPERATE ERROR-FREE OR THAT THE SITE OR ITS SERVER IS FREE OF COMPUTER VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL MATERIAL OR GOODS. IF YOUR USE OF THE SITE OR THE MATERIAL RESULTS IN THE NEED FOR SERVICING OR REPLACING EQUIPMENT OR DATA, GLOBAL-MPG IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH SUCH SERVICING OR REPLACEMENT.
THE SITE AND THE MATERIAL ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS-IS” BASIS WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND. GLOBAL-MPG, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, INCLUDING ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTY RIGHTS. GLOBAL-MPG MAKES NO WARRANTIES ABOUT THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, COMPLETENESS OR TIMELINESS OF THE MATERIAL, SERVICES, SOFTWARE, TEXT, GRAPHICS OR LINKS CONTAINED WITHIN THE SITE; THAT THE SITE WILL BE AVAILABLE AT ANY PARTICULAR TIME OR LOCATION; THAT ANY DEFECTS OR ERRORS CONTAINED ON THE SITE WILL BE CORRECTED; OR THAT THE SITE WILL BE FREE FROM VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPUTER COMPONENTS.
YOU SPECIFICALLY AGREE THAT GLOBAL-MPG SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA, ANY MATERIAL OR DATA SENT OR RECEIVED OR NOT SENT OR RECEIVED, OR ANY TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO THROUGH THE SITE. YOU SPECIFICALLY AGREE THAT GLOBAL-MPG IS NOT RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY THREATENING, DEFAMATORY, OBSCENE, OFFENSIVE OR ILLEGAL CONTENT OR CONDUCT OF ANY OTHER PARTY OR ANY INFRINGEMENT OF ANOTHER’S RIGHTS, INCLUDING INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS. YOU SPECIFICALLY AGREE THAT GLOBAL-MPG IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY CONTENT SENT AND/OR INCLUDED ON THE SITE BY ANY THIRD PARTY. IN NO EVENT SHALL GLOBAL-MPG, ITS AFFILIATES, AND/OR ANY THIRD PARTIES MENTIONED ON THE SITE BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOST PROFITS, OR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM LOST DATA OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) RESULTING IN ANY WAY FROM THE PERFORMANCE, USE, OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE AND/OR THE MATERIAL, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT SUCH DAMAGES ARE FORESEEABLE OR GLOBAL-MPG OR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH ANY PORTION OF THE SITE OR WITH ANY OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THE SITE. BECAUSE SOME STATES OR JUSRISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW AN EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION FOR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IF THIS LIMITATION OF LIABILITY OR THE EXCLUSION OF WARRANTY SET FORTH ABOVE IS HELD TO BE INAPPLICABLE OR UNENFORCEABLE FOR ANY REASON, THEN GLOBAL-MPG MAXIMUM LIABILITY FOR ANY TYPE OF DAMAGES HEREUNDER SHALL BE LIMITED TO $100.
The Site may contain links to web sites operated by others (“Linked Sites”). The links are provided for your convenience only. We do not control such Linked Sites, and are not responsible for the content and performance of any Linked Site or for your transactions with them, including, without limitation, any link contained in a Linked Site or any changes or updates to a Linked Site. Our inclusion of links to Linked Sites does not imply any endorsement of the material on such Linked Sites or any association with their operators. GLOBAL-MPG does not in any way operate, control, or endorse any information, products, or services provided by third parties through the Internet.
INTERNATIONAL USE OF THE SITE
GLOBAL-MPG makes no representation that the Site (including Material provided on or available through the Site) is appropriate for or available to locations outside the United States of America. Use of the Site from territories where it is illegal to do so is prohibited. Use of the Site outside of the United States of America is at your own risk, and you are solely responsible for compliance with all local laws and regulations, including restrictions and controls on the importation of computer software or data, as well as all export control laws and regulations of the United States of America.
SITE SECURITY RULES
You are prohibited from violating or attempting to violate the security of the Site, including, without limitation: (i) accessing or attempting to access data not intended for your use or logging into an account that you are not authorized to access; (ii) attempting to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of the Site or its network; or (iii) transmit or otherwise make available any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of the Site. GLOBAL-MPG may investigate occurrences that it believes involve such violations and involve and cooperate with law enforcement authorities in prosecuting users of the Site who are involved in such violations.
In the event that you inadvertently obtain access to information belonging to or intended for a third party through the Site, you agree: (i) not to produce a physical copy of such information, (ii) to disregard such information and (iii) to immediately inform GLOBAL-MPG of such inadvertent access, including all of the circumstances leading to and surrounding such access and any dissemination of such third party information beyond the Site and all steps taken by you or on your behalf to prevent the further dissemination of such third party information.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless GLOBAL-MPG, its officers, directors, employees, and agents, and its subsidiaries from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, arising out of or relating to any violation of this Agreement or any activity related to use of the Site (including but not limited to infringement of third parties’ worldwide intellectual property rights or negligent or wrongful conduct) by you or any other person accessing the Site on your behalf.
WAIVER, RELEASE AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
You agree that neither GLOBAL-MPG, nor its officers, directors, employees, or agents shall have any liability to you under any theory or liability or indemnity arising out of or relating to use of the Site. You hereby release and forever waive any and all claims you may have against GLOBAL-MPG, its officers, directors, employees, and agents (including but not limited to claims based upon the negligence of GLOBAL-MPG, its officers, directors, employees, or agents) for losses or damages you sustain arising out of or relating to use of the Site.
DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY FOR SERVICE INTERRUPTION
Neither GLOBAL-MPG, nor any of its affiliates, directors, officers, employees, agents, or any provider or third-party vendor will be liable or have any responsibility of any kind for any loss or damage that you incur in the event of any failure or interruption of the Site, or resulting from the act or omission of any other party involved in making the Site or the Material contained therein available to you, or from any other cause relating to your access to or your inability to access the Site or Material, whether or not the circumstances giving rise to such cause may have been within the control of GLOBAL-MPG or of any vendor providing software or services support.
RIGHT TO CHANGE OR DISCONTINUE THE SITE
GLOBAL-MPG may change, suspend, or discontinue all or any portion or aspect of the Site at any time without notice, including the availability of any feature, database, content or other Material contained on or accessed through the Site. GLOBAL-MPG may also impose limits on any feature to any or all parts of the Site without notice or liability.
a. You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between GLOBAL-MPG and you as a result of this Agreement or your use of the Site.
b. Any cause of action or claim you may have with respect to GLOBAL-MPG must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises.
c. Global-Mpg failure to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of this Agreement shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right.
d. GLOBAL-MPG may assign its rights and duties under this Agreement to any party at any time without notice to you.
GOVERNING LAW AND FORUM
This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of North Carolina without regard to its provisions relating to conflicts of law. You agree that any legal action or proceeding between GLOBAL-MPG and you for any purpose concerning this Agreement or the parties’ obligations hereunder shall be brought exclusively in a court of competent jurisdiction sitting in Jefferson County, Pine Bluff Arkansas, United States of America. In light of the nature of this Agreement, you understand and agree that money damages may be insufficient to rectify breach and that, consequently, GLOBAL-MPG will be entitled to seek preliminary and equitable relief upon a breach of the Agreement by you.
This Agreement comprises the full and final understanding between you and GLOBAL-MPG and merges and supersedes any and all other agreements, understandings or representations, written or oral, with respect to the subject matter hereof. The Agreement may not be modified except by a writing (in paper or electronic form) signed by you and by an authorized representative of GLOBAL-MPG, and referring specifically to this Agreement. Neither the course of conduct between the parties nor trade practice shall act to modify any provision of this Agreement.
The provisions of this Agreement are severable, and in the event any provision hereof is determined to be invalid or unenforceable for any reason, such invalidity or unenforceability shall not in any way affect the validity or enforceability of the remaining provisions.
NOTICE TO YOU
GLOBAL-MPG may deliver notice to you under this Agreement by means of electronic mail, a general notice on the Site, or by written communication delivered by first-class U.S. mail to your address on record with GLOBAL-MPG
To contact us with any questions or concerns in connection with this Agreement, or to provide any notices under this Agreement, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
COLLECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
We only collect information about individuals that is necessary for us to carry on our business functions. We will collect personally identifiable information from you when you knowingly provide it to us, including:
While you navigate through certain pages of the Site, when you make a purchase on this Site, create a user account on the Site, or provide information via our various social media channels;
When you participate in a survey, promotion, offer, competition or other activity that we may conduct;
When you sign up to receive our news letter or any other correspondence that we may issue from time to time;
When you fill out a form or contact us via email, in person, over the phone, fax or internet or otherwise send information to us, including when you make a request/enquiry of us; or
In relation to recruitment or prospective employment with us including job applications, references and related materials.
We may also collect your information from other customers, such as your related bodies corporate, associates, friends or family, if they request us to provide goods or services to you.
The information we may collect depends on the nature of our relationship with you. Personal information includes, among other things, an individual's name, credit card number, address, telephone number and email address or other Internet address. We also may ask you for your date of birth, gender, and information about your interests and other personal information so that we can combine such information with the information described above.
Importantly, in some circumstances if you do not provide the information that we request, you may not be able to engage with us. For example, if you refuse to provide some personal information as may be requested during an online purchase transaction, you may not be able to complete your purchase.
USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
We will use your personal information for the reasons we collected it, for other related purposes and for reasonable business purposes. For example, we may use personal information in the following ways:
To fulfil your order, or process your request or enquiry or for billing and payment purposes;
To provide you with information, products or services that you request from us, or which we feel may interest you, including information about upcoming product introductions, store openings and the like;
Where personal information is collected from competitions/promotions/offers and similar activities, to send you promotional and marketing material or for the purposes of coordinating the competition/promotion/offer or activity (e.g. fulfilling prizes, announcing/publishing winners in any media, etc);
For marketing and promotional purposes including to send you promotional and marketing material which promotes the business and services of Global-Mpg;
To better design our Site and to improve our marketing strategy and products;
Where personal information is collected in connection with recruitment, solely for the purpose of evaluating whether your background and experience makes you a candidate for a career with Global-Mpg, and related recruitment purposes; or
To deal with any enquiries or complaints or for customer support purposes.
DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
Global-Mpg reserves the right to use or disclose any information as required or authorized by any law, regulation or legal request, to protect the integrity of the Site, or to cooperate in any law enforcement investigation or an investigation on a matter of health and safety. From time to time, we may disclose personal information to our legal or professional advisors and providers.
We may share your personal information with our store operators, service providers (for example, mailing houses and IT services providers), contractors, related entities and agents. We may also disclose your personal information to selected business partners so that they can contact you with information about products/services that may be of interest to you, where you have consented to this.
Some of the service providers that we use to process personal information on our behalf may be located outside of Texas. We are likely to disclose your personal information overseas to the United States of America and Ireland, in order to facilitate our business operations. Unless otherwise advised and to the best of our knowledge, the service providers who we disclose personal information to in this manner are subject to a contract, law or binding scheme that has the effect of protecting the personal information in a way that is at least substantially similar (or better) to the protection offered by the Texas Privacy Principles.
In addition to personal information, Global-Mpg may also gather non-personal information, which may be used by Global-Mpg. Generally, “non-personal information” means information that is collected through “traffic data” and may entail the use of “cookies”, “IP addresses”, “pixel tags” or other numeric codes used to identify a computer or monitor how or when a user accesses the Site.
ABOUT IP ADDRESSES
Global-Mpg collects IP addresses for the purposes of system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers. An IP address is a number that’s automatically assigned to your computer whenever you’re surfing the Web. Web servers automatically identify your computer by its IP address. When guests request pages from the Site, our servers log the guests’ IP addresses. We do not link IP addresses to anything personally identifiable. This means that a user’s session will be logged, but the user remains anonymous to us.
Certain visitors to our Site may have previously received targeted promotional materials. Global-Mpg may use Site usage information about such visitors for the purpose of tracking whether (and when) the recipient opens a message, for targeting future campaigns and upgrading visitor information used in reporting statistics. We do not use this information to identify specific individuals, but rather to gather general statistics regarding the use of our Site and emails that we send.
COMMUNICATION FROM SITE
You may occasionally receive information on products, services, special deals, and a newsletter. If you have submitted information to the “Career” portion of the Site, we may also contact you with regard to potential jobs. Out of respect for your privacy we present the option to not receive these types of communications. If at any time you wish to opt out of receiving further communications from our Site please contact us at email@example.com
SECURITY AND ACCESS FOR YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We will take all reasonable steps to:
(a) make sure that the personal information we collect, use or disclose is accurate, complete and up to date;
(b) protect personal information from misuse, interference, loss or unauthorized access, modification or disclosure both physically and through computer security methods; and to
(c) destroy or permanently de-identify personal information if it is no longer needed for any purpose.
You may access the personal information we hold about you, upon making a written request to us using the contact details below. We will respond to your request within a reasonable period. If the personal information we hold about you is inaccurate, incomplete or out-of-date, please tell us and we will take reasonable steps to correct this information. If we refuse to correct your personal information, we will give you a written notice that sets out our reasons for our refusal (unless it would be unreasonable to provide those reasons), including details of the mechanisms available to you to make a complaint. We may charge for providing access to this information. . We will let you know if any charges would apply to provide you with access when we receive your request. We may decline a request for access to personal information in circumstances prescribed by the Privacy Act, and if we do, we will give you a written notice that sets out the reasons for the refusal (unless it would be unreasonable to provide those reasons).
If you are concerned that there may have been a breach of your rights or any rights under the Privacy Act, the APPs or a privacy code that applies to us, please contact us at using the details below and we will take reasonable steps to investigate the complaint and respond to you. Global-Mpg takes such matters very seriously and shall respond to any such concerns with you directly in a prompt fashion.
If after this process you are not satisfied with our response, you can submit a complaint to the Office of the Information Commissioner. .
Global-Mpg understands the importance of protecting children’s privacy especially in an on line environment. Our Site is not intentionally designed for or directed at children under the age of 13 years. It is our policy never to knowingly collect or maintain information about anyone under the age of 13.
PRIVACY AND CHANGE OF CONTROL
In the event Global-Mpg goes through a business transition, such as a merger, being acquired by another company, or selling a portion of its assets, users’ personal information will, in most instances, be part of the assets transferred