Updated on 9 February 2011
The Internet has greatly increased our ability to share
information. This increase in connectivity had created newer risks to
intellectual property rights and “brands” in general. As a
result of new technology and the availability of information, there are
more ways one may, either intentionally or not, infringe upon
copyrighted material and trademarks.
Westcon Group, Inc. (“Westcon”) has published this
Internet Use Policy for Westcon Copyrighted Materials and to ensure the
sufficient protection of Westcon’s brands, content, logos,
trademarks, service marks, copyrighted materials.
View additional Westcon copyrighted materials and trademarks policies.
Should you have further questions regarding the use of Westcon
copyrighted materials and trademarks on the Internet, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more
Without prior written consent from an authorized Westcon
representative, you may NOT engage in the following activities with
respect to Westcon’s copyrighted materials and trademarks:
- Creating links that seemingly portraying work created by
Westcon as work created a third-party. For purposes of this policy,
“links” refers to any means by which separate website are
connected, including but not limited to, hyperlinks or deeplinks.
- Creating links that seemingly imply an affiliation,
endorsement, sponsorship or any other association between Westcon and a
- Creating links with the potential to defame, disparage, or
otherwise damage Westcon’s reputation and/or the reputation of
Westcon’s employees, partners, vendors, or related companies.
- Creating a domain name that employs, incorporates, or
otherwise references the name “Westcon” (or any other
Westcon trademarks) as all or party of that domain name. For example,
never create a domain name like www.westconresellers.com.
- Creating frames on any Westcon website or content. For
purposes of this policy, “frames” refers to linking methods
by which users may view connected webpages through a frame created on
an original webpage.
- Creating new content that qualifies as a derivative work of
Westcon copyrighted materials. For the purposes of this policy,
“Derivative works” are “new” works based on
modifications, embellishments, or the recasting of a pre-existing
- Creating or using Westcon trademarks on third-party websites.
For example, you may never put the Westcon logo on your website without
first receiving Westcon’s prior authorization.
- Creating meta-tags to Westcon or any Westcon trademarks in any
website. For purposes of this policy, “meta-tags” refer
HTML insertions that optimize search engine requests.
- Re-hosting Westcon webpages, applications, or content. For
purposes of this policy, “re-hosting” refers to any
activity with the effect of presenting a copy of a Westcon webpage on
Both this policy and all other Westcon trademark and copyright
policies are subject to change at any time and without notice.
This Policy document is not intended to serve as legal advice.
Consult your attorney if you have questions regarding your legal rights