Terms of Use



Access to and use of the Northwire Website is governed by these terms and conditions ("Terms") as modified from time-to-time by Northwire. By accessing, browsing, and using the Website, you acknowledge that you have understood and accepted these Terms, as modified. Modifications will be posted in a new dated version to this Website, which you should consult periodically. These Terms also apply to any resources and tools provided through Northwire Web Sites, including but not limited to download areas, research areas, and product information. These Terms apply to all the Northwire Web Sites, both now and in the future. Hereafter, all the material and services covered by these Terms will be referred to as the "Northwire Services."

Northwire reserves the right to limit or terminate your access to this Website or terminate or suspend your registration for failure to comply with the terms and policies posted on this Website, including these Terms, or for any reason at any time.

User information

To use certain parts of this Website, you will be asked to provide information about yourself, such as your first name, last name, e-mail address, city, state, country zip code, or postal code. You are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account information, and for any and all activity that occurs under your account.

Privacy policy

Northwire respects your desire for privacy and takes care to protect the personal information you provide us.

Northwire’s privacy policy can be found at Privacy Policy. By using this Website, you are consenting to the terms of our privacy policy.


All legal rights, title and interest in and to the Web Sites and Northwire Services, including any trade names, trademarks, service marks, logos, domain names, and other distinctive brand features therein (whether those rights happen to be registered or not, and wherever in the world those rights may exist) is owned and controlled by Northwire. All such Content is protected by trade dress, copyright, patent and trademark laws, and various other intellectual property rights and unfair competition laws. They may not be copied, reproduced, modified, published, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any way without Northwire's prior written permission. Also, you may not “mirror” any Content contained on this Website or any other server without Northwire’s express prior written consent. Except as expressly provided herein, Northwire does not grant any express or implied right to you under any patents, copyrights, trademarks, or trade secret information.

Post information by user

Certain features of Northwire Services may allow you to post or submit information.

You agree that we may use in any manner and without limitation all comments, advice, recommendations, suggestions, complaints, and other feedback you provide relating to this Website, Northwire products and/or services, and that Northwire will own all intellectual property that we create based upon or incorporating your feedback.

Links to third party websites and services

In attempting to provide you with comprehensive and useful resources, this Website may contain links to third-party websites, which are not under the control of Northwire. Northwire is not responsible for the content of or products provided by any linked site or any link contained in a linked site, or any changes or updates to such sites. Northwire is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply that Northwire endorses, guarantees, or accepts any responsibility for the content or products on such a third-party site.

In connection with your use of this Website, you may be made aware of services, products, offers, and promotions provided by third parties, and not by Northwire. If you decide to use third-party services or products, you are responsible for reviewing and understanding the terms and conditions governing any third-party service or product. You agree that the third party, and not Northwire, is responsible for the performance of the third-party services or products.

Warranty disclaimer

Except as expressly provided otherwise and to the maximum extent permitted by law, this website and all materials, information, postings, opinions or services on this website or linked from this website are provided “as is” and “as available” without warranty of any kind, and Northwire and its suppliers, third party service providers, and partners (hereinafter collectively referred to as “suppliers”) hereby expressly disclaim all warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, including but not limited to implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, third party components as such or included in assembly, non-infringement, and title. Northwire does not represent or endorse the accuracy, currentness, or reliability of any advice, opinion, statement, or other information displayed, uploaded, or distributed through the website. Northwire and its suppliers make no warranty that this website will meet your requirements or expectations; that access to this website or any information, postings, opinions, or services linked from this website will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free; or that results from such use will be accurate or reliable, or will be suitable for your purposes. Northwire cannot ensure that any files or other data you download from this website will be free of all viruses, malware, contamination, or destructive features, including but not limited to all viruses, malware, trojan horses, worms, adware, spyware, crimeware, online graffiti taggers, droppers, rootkits, keyloggers, bots, or other harmful software program or program elements. In addition, Northwire is not responsible for the conduct of any third-party service provider, or partner, whether online or offline. No oral or written information received by Northwire, its suppliers, or obtained otherwise will change this disclaimer. Some jurisdictions do not allow these limitations, so the above limitations may not apply in your jurisdiction.

Limitation of liability

You expressly understand and agree that Northwire (or Northwire’s officers, directors, investors, subsidiaries, agents, assignees, representatives, suppliers, partners, or employees) shall not be liable for any direct damages or any special, direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, or exemplary damages, including but not limited to any damages whatsoever resulting from loss of use, data, profits, or other intangible losses (even if Northwire has been advised of the possibility of such damages), resulting from the use of or the inability to use this website, removal or termination of this website, unauthorized access to or alteration of your transmissions or data, errors or omissions in content on this website, statements or conduct of any third party on this website, instruction, information or services provided by or linked from this website, or any other matter relating to this website.


You shall indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Northwire, its affiliates, and their respective officers, employees, and agents from any and all claims, demands, damages, costs, and liabilities, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your acts or omissions that arise from your wrongful use of this Website in violation of its terms. Northwire reserves the right to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, and you agree to cooperate as fully as reasonably required in the defense of any claim. The foregoing indemnification provision shall not apply to the extent that any claims, demands, damages, costs, or liabilities, are the result of Northwire’s own negligence, fraud, willful injury or willful violation of law.

Disclosure of use

Northwire reserves the right at all times to disclose any information that Northwire deems necessary to comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process, or governmental request. Northwire may also disclose your information when Northwire determines that applicable law requires or permits such disclosure, including exchanging information with other companies and organizations for fraud protection purposes.


You agree that Northwire may, in its sole discretion and without prior notice, terminate your access to the Website and/or block your future access to the Website if we determine that you have violated these Terms of Use or other agreements or guidelines that may be associated with your use of the Website, or for other reasons that may include but are not limited to (1) requests by law enforcement or other government agencies, (2) a request by you to remove your account, (3) discontinuance or material modification of the Website or any service offered on or through the Website, or (4) unexpected technical issues or problems.

In the event this agreement is terminated, the restrictions regarding Content or materials appearing on the Website, and the representations and warranties, indemnities, and limitations of liabilities set forth in these Terms of Use will survive termination. In the event that you are unsatisfied with the Website or any services that may be provided by Northwire, your sole remedy is to terminate this agreement.

If Northwire does take any legal action against you as a result of your violation of these Terms of Use, Northwire will be entitled to recover from you, and you agree to pay, all reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs of such action, in addition to any injunctive or equitable relief granted to Northwire. You agree that Northwire will not be liable to you or to any third party for termination of your access to the Website.

Governing law

These Terms and your use of this Website will be governed by the laws of the State of Wisconsin, without regard to conflicts of law provisions; all claims and actions must be brought in the courts located in Polk County, Wisconsin; and, you agree and submit to the exercise of personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purpose of litigating any such claim or action. You agree to waive all defenses of lack of personal jurisdiction and venue.

General Provisions

Northwire may assign these Terms at any time to any subsidiary, or any affiliated company, or as part of the sale to, merger with, or other transfer of Northwire to another entity. You may not assign this agreement. The failure of Northwire to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms does not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of these Terms is found to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the parties’ intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of these Terms shall remain in full force and effect.

Northwire may revise these Terms at any time by updating this posting. You should visit this page from time to time to review the current Terms because they are binding on you. Certain provisions of these Terms of Use may be superseded by expressly designated legal notices or terms located on particular Web Sites or Materials

Northwire revised these Terms on February 3, 2020.