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  1. General Overview. The following terms and conditions ("Terms and Conditions") govern the access and use of the North Star BlueScope Steel LLC Web Site, http://www.northstarbluescope.com ("Web Site"). By utilizing this Web Site, you agree to abide by and conform to the Terms and Conditions set forth herein. North Star BlueScope Steel LLC ("Company") reserves the right to amend, modify or otherwise update the Terms and Conditions from time to time without notice. Furthermore, the Company may terminate, change, suspend or discontinue any aspect of the Web Site, including the availability of any features of the Web Site, at any time without notice.

  2. Registration. The Company requires the registration of its customers, suppliers, and other interested third parties for access to certain non-public portions of the Web Site (the "Extranet").

    The Company requires you to provide certain information as a condition of your access to the Extranet. Upon approval of your application for access, you will receive a User Identification and password. Access to the Extranet may be terminated, without obligation or liability to the Company, at any time and for any reason including, but not limited to, violation of the Terms and Conditions, non-payment of outstanding invoices, and/ or any possible threat to the Company's system security or integrity.

    You agree to immediately notify the Company, through the person identified above, of any breach of the confidentiality of your User Identification or password, including any unauthorized use or access.

  3. Use of Information. In addition to the information provided as a condition of Extranet access, the Company collects various types of information from the users of this Web Site, including, but not limited to, the IP address of visitors, the length of time spent on the Web Site, and the pages accessed while visiting the Web Site. This information is collected to analyze use of the Web Site, identify potential opportunities to improve service to customers, assess technical capabilities, facilitate system administration, and improve the content of the Web Site.

  4. Confidentiality and Privacy. As a condition of access to the Extranet, you agree to keep all information arising out of your use confidential, including, but not limited to, User Identification, password, and any and all information not available to the general public, and to not disclose to any third party. You also agree to take commercially reasonable actions to ensure the continued privacy and confidentiality of such information. Furthermore, you agree to take commercially reasonable measures to ensure that only properly authorized employees, who shall be limited to those employees that require access to properly perform the functions of their employment, may access the Extranet.

    The Company maintains the privacy and confidentiality of the information that it receives in connection with the operation of this Web Site and Extranet and utilizes reasonable security methods to guard against the inadvertent or mistaken disclosure of such information; however, the Company does not guarantee or warrant against any disclosure, or make any representations regarding the security of the Web Site, the Extranet, or the information collected.

    In the event of a breach or a threatened breach of this provision, the Company will be entitled to an injunction restraining such breach or threatened breach without having to prove actual damages. Any injunctive relief that the Company may obtain shall be in addition to all rights and remedies available at law and equity.

  5. Intellectual Property. The intellectual property of this Web Site is owned, licensed, or used with the permission of third parties, by the Company. You agree that the use of this Web Site or Extranet does not grant you any ownership, right, title or interest in any trademark, copyright, information, or other intellectual property. No copyright, trademark or other intellectual property utilized on this Web Site may be used without the advance written permission of the Company.

  6. Disclaimer. In the event of any conflict between these Terms and Conditions and the provisions of any written agreement by and between the Company and any user of this Web Site, the provisions of the written agreement shall control. These Terms and Conditions govern the use of the Web Site and the operation of the Extranet. The Company does not warrant or represent that the Extranet will be accessible at all times or that the information contained therein is current. The Extranet is provided only for the convenience and information of the Company's customers, suppliers and affiliates and is not provided as a guarantee or warranty. In the event that information provided on this Web Site or within the Extranet is inaccurate, you should contact your customer service representative or sales person within the Company immediately.

  7. Limitation of Liability. THE COMPANY, INCLUDING ANY OF ITS SUBSIDIARIES, PARENT ENTITIES, JOINT VENTURES, AFFILIATES, EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS OR OTHER REPRESENTATIVES (COLLECTIVELY "AFFILIATES"), SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES, COSTS, EXPENSES, LOSS OR OTHER ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF THE WEB SITE. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL THE COMPANY OR ITS AFFILIATES HAVE ANY LIABILITY FOR ANY CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, LOST PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF INFORMATION OR DATA, DAMAGE TO PROPERTY OR GOODWILL, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE, ACCESS, COPYING, OR DISPLAY OF THIS WEB SITE, INCLUDING THE EXTRANET, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER HAS BEEN ADVISED, KNEW, OR SHOULD HAVE KNOW OF THE POSSIBILITY THEREOF.

  8. Governing Law and Jurisdiction. These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed under the laws of the State of Ohio without regard to conflict of laws principles. Any actions or claims arising out of the use of this Web Site shall be commenced in the state or federal courts located in Toledo, Ohio. By using this Web Site, you agree to submit to the jurisdiction of the state and federal courts located in Toledo, Ohio and waive any claim that venue is improper for any reason.

  9. Severability. If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the offending provision shall be severed and such finding shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms and Conditions, which shall remain in full force and effect.

  10. Waiver. The failure of the Company to exercise or enforce any right or condition of these Terms and Conditions shall not constitute a waiver by the Company of such right or condition or of any right or condition in the future.