Terms of Use

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Welcome to (the “Website” or “Site”). This Website is owned and operated by the Glass Packaging Institute (“GPI”), and is provided for general informational, educational, and awareness purposes and other various services, subject to the terms and conditions set forth in this document (“Terms of Use”).

By accessing or using this Website, you acknowledge that you have read, understood and agreed to the Terms of Use.  If you do not agree to the Terms of Use, you may not access or use the Site.  GPI reserves the right to change or modify the Terms of Use without notice at any time. Any changes or modifications will be effective upon including the revisions and changes on this page on the Website. Your continued use of this Website after we have posted revised Terms of Use constitutes your agreement to be bound by the revised Terms of Use.

Intellectual Property Rights; Limited License.

All material on the Site, including text, photographs, images, illustrations, graphics, sound recordings, video and other material (otherwise known as “Content) are protected under applicable intellectual property and other laws of the United States.

Use of Site.  Your access to and use of the information contained in the Website is subject to the Terms of Use.  Except as otherwise indicated on the Website, you may view, download, retrieve, access and print documents and information available on the Website subject to the following conditions:

  1. Use of this Site is subject to GPI’s Privacy Policy.
  2. The documents and information contained in the Website may be used solely for information, educational, non-commercial purposes.
  3. The documents and information contained in the Website may not be modified or altered in any way.
  4. You may not remove any copyright or other proprietary notices contained in the documents and information on the Website.
  5. GPI reserves the right to revoke the authorization to view, download, retrieve, access, and print documents and information available on this Site at any time, and any such use shall be discontinued immediately upon written notice from GPI.
  6. The rights granted to you in the Terms of Use constitute a license and not a transfer of title.
  7. You may not sell or resell Content.
  8. You may not modify, reproduce, display, publicly perform or otherwise use Content in any way not expressly authorized under the Terms of Use.
  9. You may not use the Content on any other website or in any other networked-computer environment for any purpose.

10. You shall not copy or adapt the HTML or other code that is used to generate pages on the Website.

11. The pages and elements on this Website are protected by Intellectual Property Rights, owned by GPI, and are not licensed hereby. You may not copy or imitate, in whole or in part, the pages and elements on this Website. The rights included above permitting you to view, download, retrieve, access and print the Content available on this Site are not applicable to the design or layout of this Site.


The Glass Packaging Institute, trademark, service mark, brand name and logo (collectively "GPI Marks") appearing on this Website are owned by GPI. The use or misuse of any GPI Marks without express permission from GPI is expressly prohibited and may be in violation of copyright law, trademark law, the law of slander and libel, the law of privacy and publicity and communications laws and regulations. 

Links to Third Party Sites.

This Website may provide links to other websites maintained by third parties over which GPI has no control. You acknowledge and agree that such links are provided for your convenience only and do not reflect endorsement, affiliation, relationship or sponsorship by GPI with respect to the provider of such links or the quality, reliability or other characteristic feature of such linked site. GPI is not responsible in any manner for damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of or reliance on any content, advertising, services, products or other material on or available from such sites.

Governing Laws.

The Terms of Use and your use of the Website shall be governed by the laws of the State of Virginia without regard to its conflicts of laws principles. Any legal action or proceeding related to this Website shall be brought exclusively in a federal or state court of competent jurisdiction sitting in Virginia.

Termination of Privileges.

GPI reserves the right to terminate your privilege of using this Website if you breach any of the Terms of Use.


If any provision of the Terms of Use is held to be unlawful, void or unenforceable, then such provision shall be severable without affecting the enforceability of all remaining provisions. GPI reserves the right to alter or delete materials from this Website at any time at its discretion.

Effective Date: The Terms of Use were last updated on June 1, 2015.


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