Welcome to the website ("Site") of Panera Bread of Greater Chicago Illinois owned and operated by Chicago Bread, LLC ("Panera Bread of Greater Chicago Illinois", "Chicago Bread", "we", or "us"), www.panera-chicago.com (the "Site" or "Website"). We have set out below certain terms and conditions for use of this Site, which may be modified from time to time at our sole discretion and without prior notice ("Terms and Conditions"). By accessing or using this Site in any way, you agree to be bound by the most current version of these Terms and Conditions at the time of any such access or use. Be sure to check this page periodically for updates, as your continued use of the Site signifies your acceptance of any changed items.
Our Business Structure
PANERA BREAD bakery-cafes of Greater Chicago Illinois are owned and operated by Chicago Bread, LLC, an independent franchisee. Panera Bread Company, a Delaware corporation, licenses independent franchisees to provide PANERA BREAD products and services to the public. This Site is presented by Panera Bread of Greater Chicago Illinois and Panera Bread assumes no responsibility for the Site.
The PANERA BREAD® and OPERATION DOUGH-NATION® name, design, logos and related marks are registered trademarks/service marks of Panera Bread Company, Inc., or its wholly-owned subsidiaries. Fresh Bread Makes Friends™ and A Loaf of Bread in Every Arm™ are trademark(s)/service mark(s) of Panera Bread Company, Inc., or its wholly-owned subsidiaries. All rights reserved.
Our Site and all its contents (articles, text, photographs, images, illustrations, graphics, video material, audio material, and other software — collectively, the "intellectual property"), are protected by copyright, trademark and/or other laws of the United States, as well as international conventions and the laws of other countries. The intellectual property is owned or controlled by Panera Bread, Chicago Bread, or the party credited as the provider of the intellectual property. Additionally, the Site itself is protected by copyright as a collective work and/or compilation.
No portion of this Site may be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose.
You may browse through the Site and occasionally download a single copy of small amounts of materials appearing on the Site that are of personal interest to you subject to the following conditions: (i) the materials may be used solely for personal, informational, internal, non-commercial purposes; (ii) the materials may not be modified or altered in any way; (iii) the materials may not be distributed or used for any public display; (iv) you may not remove any copyright or other proprietary notices contained in the materials; decompile, reverse engineer, or disassemble any software materials; (v) Chicago Bread reserves the right to revoke the authorization to view, download, or print the materials at any time and any such use shall be discontinued immediately upon notice from Chicago Bread and shall include the destruction of any copies of the materials in your possession; (vi) the limited personal right is in no way to be construed as a transfer of title or ownership interest of any kind; and (vii), you may not reproduce or allow others to reproduce your personal copies of downloaded materials, nor may you make them available electronically.
The limited right specified above is not applicable to the design or layout of the Site, elements of which are protected by trade dress, copyright, and other laws and, therefore, shall not be copied or imitated by you in whole or in part Except as expressly set forth in this paragraph, you may not copy, download, display, distribute, publish, enter into a database, perform, modify, create derivative works, transmit, post, decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble or in any way exploit any of our intellectual property of the Site itself.
Proper Use of Our Site
You may not access or use this Site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms and Conditions, or may cause damage or injury of any kind to anyone on or through this Site. You promise that none of your communications with or through the Site will violate any applicable local, state, national or international law. You further promise that none of your communications with or through this Site will infringe upon the rights of any third party or contain defamatory, libelous, abusive or obscene material.
You shall not attempt to use this Site to engage in any activity to gain unauthorized access or use to any other account, service, network, system, or computer. You agree to defend, indemnify and hold Panera Bread and Chicago Bread, their affiliates, officers, directors, employees, franchisees, agents, licensors, business associates, and suppliers harmless from and against any actual or threatened claims, actions or demands, liabilities and settlements including, without limitation, reasonable legal and accounting fees, resulting from, or alleged to result from, your use of the Site in a manner that violates or is alleged to violate these Terms and Conditions or any applicable law.
Co-Branded Areas of This Site
Your correspondence or business dealings with, or purchase of products or services from, the companies (such as Gift Check Solutions) that operate our co-branded websites linked to this Site or web pages found on this Site, including payment and delivery of related goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such company. You agree that Panera Bread and Chicago Bread shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as a result of such dealings or as a result of the presence of a co-branded offer on this Site.
Disclaimer of Warranty and Limitations of Liability
Neither Panera Bread nor Chicago Bread guarantees the accuracy of information found on this Site. Your reliance on information found on the Site is at your own risk.
THE SITE, AND ALL ITS CONTENTS, IS PROVIDED TO YOU "AS IS," WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. PANERA BREAD, AND CHICAGO BREAD MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANGABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THE RIGHTS OF THIRD PARTIES, DATA ACCURACY SYSTEMS INTEGRATION, OR QUIET ENJOYMENT.
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL PANERA BREAD, CHICAGO BREAD, OTHER PANERA BREAD FRANCHISEES, AFFILIATES, SUPPLIERS OR ANY OTHERS INVOLVED IN CREATING THE SITE AND ITS CONTENTS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR INJURY, INCLUDING ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE OR OTHER DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING IN ANY WAY TO THE SITE OR ITS CONTENT OR TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES OR INJURY CAUSED BY ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, DEFECT, FAILURE OR PERFORMANCE, UNAUTHORIZED USE OF THIS SITE, LOST DATA, DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, BREACH OF SECURITY, LINE FAILTURE, DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF ANY USER OF THIS SITE, OR COMPUTER VIRUS, WORM, TROJAN HORSE OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENT), EVEN IF YOU HAVE ADVISED PANERA BREAD OR CHICAGO BREAD IN ADVANCE OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.
PANERA BREAD AND CHICAGO BREAD AND THEIR RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS AND SERVICE PROVIDERS DO NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF THE MATERIALS IN THIS SITE IN TERMS OF THEIR TIMELINESS, CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE. YOU SHOULD NOT ASSUME THAT THE INFORMATION PROVIDED IS UP TO DATE OR THAT THIS SITE CONTAINS ALL OF THE RELEVANT INFORMATION AVAILABLE ABOUT OUR COMPANY. WE AND PANERA BREAD UNDERTAKE NO OBLIGATION TO VERIFY OR MAINTAIN THE CURRENCY OF SUCH INFORMATION. IN PARTICULAR, IF YOU ARE MAKING AN INVESTMENT DECISION, PLEASE CONSULT A NUMBER OF DIFFERENT SOURCES, INCLUDING RELEVANT FILINGS WITH THE SECURITIES AND EXHANGE COMMISSION.
Applicable law may not allow the exclusion of certain warranties or the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages. Accordingly, some of the above limitations or exclusions may not apply to you. However, in no event shall the aggregate liability to you or any third party for damages, losses, and causes of action exceed the amount paid by you, if any, for accessing this Site or $100, whichever is lesser. You agree to bring any and all actions within one year from the date of the accrual of the cause of action, and that actions brought after this date will be barred.
Links to Other Sites
Our Site may provide links to websites not operated by us. Access to any other sites linked to this Site is at your own risk and such sites are not under the control of Chicago Bread. When you access such sites, you do so at your own risk and Chicago Bread is not responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any content on those sites or for any products or services available on such sites or the quality thereof. The inclusion of a link to any such sites from this Site is not an endorsement, authorization, sponsorship, or affiliation with respect to such other sites, their owners, providers, or operators. For example, neither Chicago Bread nor Panera Bread vouches for the accuracy or reliability of the information on third-party websites, even if someone from our company is quoted or leaves a comment. It is your sole responsibility to determine when you have left this Site.
E-mail submissions over the Internet may not be secure. Please consider this fact before e-mailing any personal or confidential information.
Feedback and Submissions
Violations and Additional Terms
We do not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen years. This Site is directed to adults at least eighteen years old, and when a user discloses personal information on this SIte, the user is representing to us that he or she is an adult.
No delay or failure to enforce any of these Terms and Conditions shall constitute a waiver of any of our rights under these Terms and Conditions. Neither the receipt of any funds by Panera Bread or Chicago Bread nor the reliance of any person on our actions shall be deemed to constitute a waiver of any part of these Terms and Conditions.
Prohibited Use and Cooperation with Authorities and Courts
Chicago Bread reserves the right in its sole discretion to edit, remove or refuse to post or transmit any materials or content that Chicago Bread, in its sole discretion, finds to be in violation of these Terms and Conditions. Chicago Bread will cooperate with legal authorities and private parties investigating claims of illegal activity, including but not limited to illegal transfer or use of copyrighted or other protected material, posting or e-mail containing threats of violence, or other illegal activity, or any activity that may give rise to civil liability. Chicago Bread's cooperation may include identification of you and other data relating to the use of the Site. If such information is requested, you hereby authorize Chicago Bread to release any and all information that Chicago Bread may release to legal authorities or to private parties, provided that Chicago Bread uses reasonable efforts to identify and provide you with notice of such request (if permitted by law).
If any clause or provision set forth in this Terms and Conditions statement is determined to be illegal, invalid or unenforceable under present or future law, the clause or provision shall be deemed to be deleted without affecting the enforceability of all remaining clauses or provisions.
Governing Law and Jurisdiction
For More Information
If you have any questions regarding our Terms and Conditions statement, please contact us by sending an email to email@example.com or writing to us at 1855 S. Ingram Mill Rd. Springfield, Missouri 65804. PANERA BREAD® name, design, logos and related marks are registered trademarks of Panera Bread Company, Inc., or its wholly-owned subsidiaries. All rights reserved.