Terms & Conditions

Anson Industries Inc. and related subsidiaries

Terms and Conditions of Use

Last Updated: January 11, 2023

This Web site is owned and operated by Anson Industries, Inc. or one of its affiliates or subsidiaries (including the Anning-Johnson Company) (collectively “Anson” “we,” “us” or “our”). By accessing this Web site, you acknowledge and agree to accept the following: (i) these Terms and Conditions of Use (“Terms”), which constitute a legal agreement between you and Anson; (ii) the Web site privacy policy (the “Privacy Policy”); and (iii) any other legal notices, conditions or guidelines located within the Site (defined below). If you do not agree to any of these Terms or the Privacy Policy, please do not use the Site and exit now.  In addition, you may agree to these Terms through an express acknowledgement when registering or logging in to access certain features of the Site. These Terms apply to any Web site or application (as well as any features, widgets, plug-ins, content, downloads or other services) that are offered by Anson and that post a link to these Terms (collectively, the “Site”). If you have any questions regarding our Terms or your use of our Site, please contact us by email at marketing@anningjohnson.com, or by mail to: Anson Industries, Inc., 1959 Anson Drive, Melrose Park, IL 60160.

Important Legal Information about Privacy

The terms and conditions of Anson’s Privacy Policy, which is available at Privacy Policy, apply to your use of the Site, form an integral part of your agreement with us, and are incorporated by reference into these Terms.  You should read the Privacy Policy carefully before you use the Site because by using the Site you will be agreeing to everything in these Terms, including the terms contained in our Privacy Policy.


Ownership of Site Content

Unless otherwise noted, all photographs, pictures, graphics, and images, including digital, printed and video images, and portions thereof, and all content, data, software, scripts, information, news, and all other text and materials, including digital, printed and audio, along with the layout and design of the Site and all documentation, data, services, features, products and other content on the Site (collectively, “Site Content”) are protected by the copyright laws of the United States and other jurisdictions. All Site Content is owned by, or licensed to, Anson. Site Content may not be reproduced, modified, redistributed or otherwise used in any way without an express written license with the applicable Site Content owner.

Use of Site Content

You are hereby granted a limited, non-exclusive, revocable, non-assignable, personal and non-transferrable license to view, access, and display the Site and Site Content on your personal computer or mobile device only and print a copy of the Site Content for your own personal use, provided that you retain all copyright and other proprietary notices on any permitted copies of the materials.  You may not otherwise copy, reproduce, modify, adapt, display, perform, publish, create derivative works from, store, sublicense, translate, sell, rent, or otherwise exploit the Site or the Site Content.

You agree to not engage in the use, copying, or distribution of any of the Site Content, whether manually or by using a robot, scraper, crawler or any other automated device or process, other than as expressly permitted herein or as reasonably necessary to use the Site for its intended purpose, including any use, copying, or distribution of Site Content for any commercial purposes.  You in no way will obtain any ownership interest in the Site Content.

Reservation of Rights

All rights not expressly granted by Anson herein are reserved. Nothing on the Site or in these Terms grants, expressly or implicitly, by implied promise or otherwise, any right or license to use any Site Content or other materials of any third party, or may be construed to mean that Anson has the authority to grant any license on behalf of any third party.

Anson Trademarks

Anson trade names, trademarks, service marks, logos, domain names, all page headers, graphics, images, symbols, and other Anson marks found at the Site, including Anning-Johnson and the AJ logo, are the proprietary property of Anson (collectively the “Marks”). Use of the Marks is strictly prohibited without the prior written consent of Anson.

Third-Party Trademarks

The trademarks of third parties may also appear on the Site from time to time. You may not use these trademarks without prior written permission of their respective owners. You acknowledge and agree that nothing on the Site grants, expressly or implicitly, by estoppel or otherwise, any right or license to use any of these trademarks, nor may anything be construed to mean that Anson has authority to grant any right or license on behalf of any third-party trademark owner.

Restrictions, Limitations and Conditions of Use

Any unauthorized use of the Site, Site Content, Marks or third party trademarks for any purpose is prohibited. We may suspend or terminate the availability or your use of the Site (and any elements or features of it), in whole or in part, for any reason, and at any time, in our sole discretion, and without advance notice or liability.

You agree that you will not: (i) use our Site for any political or commercial purpose, aside from the purchase of goods or services if such are offered for sale through the Site by Anson; (ii) engage in any activities through or in connection with our Site that attempt to or actually do harm any individuals or entities or are unlawful, offensive or abusive, or that violate any right of any third party, or are otherwise objectionable to Anson; (iii) reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble, reverse assemble or modify any Site source or object code or any software or other products, services or processes accessible through any portion of our Site; (iv) engage in any activity that interferes with another user’s access to our Site or the proper operation of our Site, or otherwise causes harm to our Site, Anson or other users; (v) use Site Content in a manner that suggests an unauthorized association with any of our products, services brands or Marks; (vi) interfere with or circumvent any security or access feature of our Site; or (vii) otherwise violate these Terms.

You hereby represent and warrant that the personal information you provide to Anson (including information provided when you contact us or use other features of the Site) (collectively, your “Personal Information”), is true, accurate, current, and complete. You also hereby agree that you will ensure that this Personal Information is kept accurate and up-to-date at all times.

Anson has no obligation to monitor your interaction with the Site, but reserves the right to review or monitor the Site and any user submissions, if applicable, in its sole discretion.

Registration and Registration Information

In order to access certain features of the Site, you may be required to complete a registration process (including express acceptance of these Terms during such registration process) and meet the requirements imposed by Anson for such registration.  Anson reserves the right to refuse registration of or deactivate the account of anyone at any time, in its sole discretion.  When you register, you will be required to provide additional information and data about yourself and you may be required to upload copies of documents or other materials, the details of which shall be determined by the input requirements of the Site functionality from time to time.  You hereby represent, warrant and covenant that all of the information, text, documents or any other content and other materials you provide through the Site or otherwise, whether through the registration process or otherwise is and will be accurate, correct, current and complete.

If you register to access portions of the Site, you will be required to select or be assigned a user name and a password that provides access to your account.  You agree that you will keep your password confidential and that you is responsible for maintaining the secrecy and confidentially of your password. You further agree that you are solely responsible for activities regarding your account and password (including activities by third parties using one of your accounts, whether or not authorized by you).  If you think there has been unauthorized use of your account or password, you agree to immediately notify Anson and cooperate to resolve the issue.

Links to Other Sites

In using the Site, you may find that Anson provides hyperlinks to one or more third-party websites (the ”Linked Sites”). Anson provides these links as a convenience for you and other users but is not responsible for the content of, or links to and from, the Linked Sites. Your linking to these Linked Sites is at your own risk. We encourage you to read the terms of service and similar privacy policies of the respective Linked Sites, should you choose to visit them since your use of those Linked Sites will be subject to their terms of use and privacy policies. A link from the Site does not imply a relationship with, or endorsement of, the Linked Site(s) or its content, purpose, policies, or business practices by Anson.

Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability

The materials, Site Content and services offered on the Site are provided “AS IS” and without warranties of any kind. To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, we disclaim all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of non-infringement, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. We do not warrant that the use of the Site will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that the Site or the server(s) that make it available or any advertised or hyperlinked site are free of viruses or other harmful components or that the Site, server(s), or advertised or Linked Sites will be accessible at all times. We do not warrant or make any representations regarding the use of the Site or any information contained therein, including Site Content, with respect to correctness, accuracy, availability, reliability, graphics, links or otherwise. You assume the entire cost of all necessary servicing, repair or correction to any equipment you use to access the Site. To the extent applicable law may not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, the above exclusions may not apply to you. 

Documents, information, product or services descriptions, graphics and other materials appearing on the Site may include technical inaccuracies, miscalculations, typographical errors, and out-of-date information. Use of such documents, information, product or services descriptions, graphics or other materials is at your own risk.

You waive any and all claims and rights against us and our affiliates, parents, and successors and each of our employees, assignees, officers, agents and directors (the “Anson Parties”) resulting from injury or damage to, or destruction, theft, or loss of, any property, or person, to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law. None of the Anson Parties will be liable to you under any cause of action, for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, consequential, reliance or punitive damages, including loss of profits or business interruption.

Ability to Accept Terms

You affirm that you are the age of majority in your jurisdiction and are fully able and competent to enter into the terms, conditions, obligations, affirmations, representations, and warranties set forth in these Terms, and to abide by and comply with these Terms. The Site is not intended for children under the age of thirteen (13). If you are under 13 years of age, then please exit now and do not use the Site.


You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Anson, its affiliates, subsidiaries, licensors and service providers, and its and their respective officers, directors, employees, contractors, agents, licensors, suppliers, successors and assigns from and against any claims, liabilities, damages, judgments, awards, losses, costs, expenses or fees (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) arising out of or relating to your violation of these Terms or your use of the Site, including but not limited to any use of the Site Content, Marks, services and products, other than as expressly authorized in these Terms.

Choice of Law and Forum

These Terms will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Illinois without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law. All disputes arising under, or in any way connected with use of the Site, shall be litigated exclusively in the state and federal courts residing in the State of Illinois and in no other court or jurisdiction. You hereby submit to the jurisdiction of the state and federal courts sitting in Chicago, Illinois.

Severability and Enforceability

If any provision or portion of these Terms is held to be illegal, invalid, or unenforceable, in whole or in part, it shall be modified to the minimum extent necessary to correct any deficiencies or replaced with a provision that is as close as is legally permissible to the provision found invalid or unenforceable and shall not affect the legality, validity or enforceability of any other provisions or portions of these Terms.


We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to revoke, terminate or suspend any and all privileges associated with accessing the Site for any reason or for no reason whatsoever including improper use of the Site or failure to comply with these Terms, and to take any other action we deem appropriate.

User Suggestions

The Site may permit you to provide us with questions, comments, suggestions or feedback.  You acknowledge and agree that any questions, comments, suggestions, ideas, feedback or other non-personal information provided by you to Anson through the Site are not confidential and you grant us a worldwide, perpetual, royalty-free license to distribute, publish, modify, edit or otherwise use your submissions. Anson is entitled to the unrestricted use and dissemination of these submissions for any purpose, commercial or otherwise without any acknowledgement of or compensation to you.

Changes to Terms

We may revise these Terms at any time, with or without notice, by updating this page, and such revisions will be effective upon posting to this page. Please check these Terms periodically for any changes. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of any revisions to these Terms means you accept those changes. We reserve the right to alter, suspend or discontinue any aspect of the Site, including your access to it. Unless explicitly stated, any new features will be subject to these Terms.


These Terms, and any rights and licenses granted hereunder, may not be transferred or assigned by you. Anson may assign, novate or subcontract any or all of our rights and obligations under these Terms at any time.

Entire Agreement

These Terms, together with our Privacy Policy and any other documents or policies referenced herein, constitute the entire agreement between you and Anson regarding the use of the Site and the content and services provided on the Site, superseding any prior agreements between you and Anson relating to the subject matter hereof.

Contact Us

If you have any questions regarding these Terms or your use of our Site, please contact us at by e-mail at marketing@anningjohnson.com, or by using the mailing information: Anson Industries, Inc., 1959 Anson Drive, Melrose Park, IL 60160.