McDonald’s Internet Site Terms and Conditions
PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY
By using the pages in this site, you agree to these terms and conditions. If you do not agree, you should not use this site.
RESTRICTIONS ON USE
Material from www.mcdonalds.com and any other World Wide Web site owned, operated, licensed, or controlled by McDonald’s Corporation or any of its related, affiliated, or subsidiary companies (together, “McDonald’s”) may not be copied or distributed, or republished, uploaded, posted, or transmitted in any way, without the prior written consent of McDonald’s EXCEPT: you may download one copy of the material on one computer for your personal, non-commercial home use only, provided you do not delete or change any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary notices. Modification or use of the materials for any other purpose violates McDonald’s intellectual property rights. The material in this site is provided for lawful purposes only. If you download software from our site, the software, including all files, images, contained in or generated by the software, and accompanying data (together, the “Software”) are deemed to be licensed to you by McDonald’s. Neither title nor intellectual property rights are transferred to you, but remain with McDonald’s, who owns full and complete title. You may not resell, decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble, or otherwise convert the Software to a human perceivable form.
RESTRICTION OF LIABILITY
McDonald’s will not be liable for any damages or injury caused by, including but not limited to, any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, defect, delay in operation of transmission, computer virus, or line failure. McDonald’s will not be liable for any damages or injury, including but not limited to, special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, the materials in this site, even if there is negligence or McDonald’s or an authorized McDonald representative has been advised of the possibility of such damages, or both. The above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you to the extent that applicable law may not allow the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages. McDonald’s total liability to you for all losses, damages, and causes of action (in contract, tort (including without limitation, negligence), or otherwise) will not be greater than the amount you paid to access this site.
All remarks, suggestions, ideas, graphics, or other information communicated to McDonald’s through this site (together, the “Submission”) will forever be the property of McDonald’s. McDonald’s will not be required to treat any Submission as confidential, and will not be liable for any ideas for its business (including without limitation, product, or advertising ideas) and will not incur any liability as a result of any similarities that may appear in future McDonald’s operations. Without limitation, McDonald’s will have exclusive ownership of all present and future existing rights to the Submission of every kind and nature everywhere. Except as noted below in this paragraph, McDonald’s will be entitled to use the Submission for any commercial or other purpose whatsoever without compensation to you or any other person sending the Submission. Personally identifiable information that may be received at this site is provided voluntarily by a visitor to this site. This information is for internal purposes only and is not sold or otherwise transferred to third parties of McDonald’s or to other entities who are not involved in the operation of this site. Information submitted via a number of areas in this site, for instance, Write to Ronald, is not retained. Therefore, the above right to use Submissions is subject to this limited use of this information and excludes non-retained information. You acknowledge that you are responsible for whatever material you submit, and you, not McDonald’s have full responsibility for the message, including its legality, reliability, appropriateness, originality, and copyright.
Except as described otherwise, all materials in the McDonald’s site are made available only to provide information about McDonald’s. McDonald’s controls and operates this site from its headquarters in Oak Brook Illinois, United States of America and makes no representation that these materials are appropriate or available for use in other locations. If you use this site from other locations you are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws. Some software from this site may be subject to export controls imposed by the United States and may not be downloaded or otherwise exported or reexported: (a) into (or to a national or resident of ) any country to which the U.S. has placed an embargo, including without limitation, Cuba, Iran, Iraq, Libya, North Korea, Syria, or Yugoslavia; (b) to everyone on the US Treasury Department’s Specially Designated Nationals list, or (c) the US Commerce Department’s Table of Denial Orders. If you download or use the Software, you represent and warrant that you are not located in, or under the control of, or a national or any such country or on any such list.
The material in this site could include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. McDonald’s may make changes or improvements at any time. THE MATERIALS IN THIS SITE ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW. MCDONALD’S DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OR MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. MCDONALD’S DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED IN THE MATERIAL WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THIS SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. MCDONALD’S DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OF OR THE RESULT OF THE USE OF THE MATERIAL IN THIS SITE IN TERMS OF THEIR CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE. YOU (AND NOT MCDONALD’S) ASSUME THE ENTIRE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR OR CORRECTION. THE ABOVE EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU, TO THE EXTENT THAT APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES.
This website contains downloadable materials as well as links to external sites. McDonald’s Corporation is not responsible for, and has no control over, the content of such downloadable materials or external sites. You understand that McDonald’s Corporation cannot and does not guarantee or warrant that files or software of any kind, or from any source, available for downloading through this website, will be free of infection or viruses, worms, Trojan Horses or other code or defects that manifest contaminating or destructive properties.
McDonald’s is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. McDonald’s franchisees each hire their own employees and establish their own terms and conditions of employment, which may differ from those described. To be considered for a posted job opportunity, you must submit an application. Applications are active for 30 days, after which you must reapply.
McDonald’s or you may terminate this agreement at any time. You may terminate this agreement by destroying: (a) all materials obtained from all McDonald’s sites, and (b) all related documentation and all copies and installations(together, the “Materials”). McDonald’s may terminate this agreement immediately without notice if, in its sole judgment, you breach any term or condition of this agreement. Upon termination, you must destroy all materials.
These Terms and Conditions will be governed and be interpreted pursuant to the laws of the State of Illinois, United States of America, notwithstanding any principles of conflicts of law. If any part of these Terms and Conditions is unlawful, void, or unenforceable, that part will be deemed severable and will not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. Possible evidence of use of this site for illegal purposes will be provided to law enforcement authorities. This is the entire agreement between the parties relating to the use of this site. McDonald’s can revise these Terms and Conditions at any time by updating this posting. McDonald’s products and services are available in many parts of the world. However, the McDonald’s site may describe products and services that are not available worldwide. This site may be linked to other sites which are not maintained by McDonald’s. McDonald’s is not responsible for the content of those sites. The inclusion of any link to such sites does not imply endorsement by McDonald’s of the sites.
Yahoo! is a trademark of Yahoo!. A link has been set up with permission of Yahoo! solely as a means to facilitate linkage to the Yahoo! web site. McDonald’s use of the Yahoo! name and/or logo for this purpose does not constitute or imply any affiliation with Yahoo! or the endorsement or approval by McDonald’s of Yahoo! products or services. By clicking on the McDonald’s Stock logo, you will be leaving the McDonald’s web site and entering an Internet site outside McDonald’s control. McDonald’s neither endorses nor is responsible for the content of Yahoo’s! web site. Likewise, Yahoo! does not necessarily endorse McDonald’s products or services, nor is it responsible for, the content of McDonald’s web site.
The following trademarks used herein are owned by the McDonald’s Corporation and its affiliates: 1-800-MC1-STCK, 365Black, America’s Favorite Fries, Arch Card, Big Breakfast, Big Mac, Big N’ Tasty, Birdie, Birdie the Early Bird Design, Black History Makers of Tomorrow, CBO, Changing. Together., Chicken McNuggets, Chicken Selects, Cinnamon Melts, Egg McMuffin, Extra Value Meal, Extra Value Menu, Filet-O-Fish, Fish McBites, French Fry Box Design, Give a Hand, Golden Arches, Golden Arches Logo, Good Time, Great Taste, Gospelfest, Grimace and Design, HACER, Hamburglar and Design, Hamburger University, Happy Meal, Happy Meal Box Design, Have You Had Your Break Today?, Healthy Growing Up, I’m lovin’ it, “It’s what I eat and what I do”, Immunize for Healthy Lives, Mac Attack, Mac Tonight and Design, Made For You, McCafé, McChicken, MCDirect Shares, McDonaldland, McDonald’s, All American High School Basketball Game, McDonald’s Building Designs, McDouble, McExpress, McFamily, McFlurry, McFranchise, McGriddles, McHappy Day, McHero, McJobs, McMemories, McNuggets, McPollo, McRecycle USA, McRib, McScholar, McScholar of the Year, McSkillet, McDonald’s Internet Logo, me encanta, McWorld, Mighty Kids Meal, Mighty Wings, Morning Mac, Our food. Your questions., Passport to Play, Passport to Play Logo, PlayPlace, Quarter Pounder, RMHC, Ronald McDonald and Design, Ronald McDonald House, Ronald McDonald House Charities, Ronald McDonald House Charities Logo, Ronald McDonald House Logo, Sausage McGriddles, Sausage McMuffin, See What We’re Made Of, Shamrock Shake, Single Arch Logo, Snack Wrap, Speedee Logo, The House That Love Built, The House That Love Built Design, Triple Thick, twoallbeefpattiesspecialsaucelettucecheesepicklesoniononasesameseedbun, We Love To See You Smile, What’s On Your Plate, World Famous Fries, You Deserve a Break Today.
2010 The Coca-Cola Company. “Coca-Cola” is a registered trademark of The Coca-Cola Company.
Cuties® is a registered trademark of Sun Pacific®
DR PEPPER is a Registered Trademark of Dr Pepper/Seven Up, Inc.
Newman’s Own is a registered trademark of Newman’s Own Foundation.
Rainforest Alliance is a registered trademark of Rainforest Alliance, Inc.
Yoplait® and Go-GURT® are registered trademarks of YOPLAIT MARQUES (France) used under license.
McDonald’s Customer E-mail Center Terms and Conditions
U.S. E-mail Box Only: McDonald’s Customer E-mail Center is presently available only to McDonald’s customers located in the U.S. To share feedback regarding a McDonald’s restaurant located outside the U.S., please refer to the list of McDonald’s International Offices.
Hours of Service for McDonald’s Customer E-mail Center: Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm Central Time.
Submission of Ideas: McDonald’s values customer feedback. However, McDonald’s will not accept or consider unsolicited ideas, suggestions, or materials, so we must ask you not to send us your ideas for our business. We hope that you understand that it is the intent of this policy to avoid the possibility of future misunderstandings when products or other McDonald’s promotions or initiatives developed by McDonald’s professional staff might seem to others similar to their own creative work.
These Customer E-mail Center Terms and Conditions do not replace but supplement McDonald’s Internet Site Terms and Conditions or Fine Print.