Terms of Use

General Terms and Conditions of Sale      

By use of this website (this “Site”), you hereby agree and affirm acceptance of the following terms and conditions, and your compliance with these Terms of Use is a condition to your use of this Site:

1. Use of Materials on the Site
(a) All content and materials available on this Site, including but not limited to logos, images, audio, code, product information, and analytical research, are protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents, trade secrets, or other proprietary rights and laws, and all rights therein are reserved by Shimadzu Corporation and its affiliates, subsidiaries, partners and licensors, including but not limited to Shimadzu Scientific Instruments, Inc. (“SSI”). Except as expressly authorized by SSI in writing, you agree not to sell, license, rent, modify, distribute, copy, download, reproduce, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, publish, adapt, edit, or create derivative works from such materials or content.
(b) You may not use contact information provided on the Site for unauthorized purposes, including marketing. You may not use any hardware or software intended to damage or interfere with the proper working of the Site or to surreptitiously intercept any system, data or personal information from the Site. You agree not to interrupt or attempt to interrupt the operation of the Site in any way. SSI reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to limit or terminate your access to or use of the Site at any time, with or without notice. Termination of your access or use will not waive or affect any other right or relief to which SSI may be entitled at law or in equity.
(c) Notwithstanding the above, you may print or download one copy of the materials or content on this Site on any single computer for your non-commercial use, provided you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices. Systematic retrieval of data or other content from this Site to create or compile, directly or indirectly, a collection, compilation, database or directory without the prior written permission from SSI is prohibited.
(d) All of the information provided related to SSI products and applications on this Site is listed for the purpose of public reference. However, specific listings may vary, and are also subject to change for reasons of improvement or update without notice and at SSI’s sole discretion.
(e) You agree to use this Site for legal purposes only and you agree to comply fully with all applicable laws, rules and regulations.

2. Accuracy, Completeness and Timeliness of Information on the Site
SSI is not responsible if information made available on this Site is not accurate, complete or current. The material on this Site is provided for general information only and should not be relied upon or used as the sole basis for making decisions without consulting primary, more accurate, more complete or more timely sources of information. Any reliance on the material on this Site is at your own risk. SSI neither warrants nor represents that your use of this Site will not infringe rights of third parties not affiliated with SSI. This Site may contain certain historical information. Historical information is not necessarily current nor accurate and is provided for your reference only. SSI reserves the right to modify the content of this Site at any time, but SSI has no obligation to update any information on this Site. You agree that it is your responsibility to monitor changes to this Site.

3. Materials You Submit
(a) You acknowledge that you are responsible for any material you may submit to or via this Site, including the confidentiality, legality, reliability, appropriateness, originality and copyright of any such material. You may not upload to, distribute or otherwise publish through the Site any content that (i) is confidential, proprietary, false, fraudulent, libelous, defamatory, obscene, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, infringing on intellectual property rights, abusive, illegal or otherwise objectionable; (ii) may constitute or encourage a criminal offense, violate the rights of any party or otherwise give rise to liability or violate any law; or (iii) may contain software viruses, political campaigning, chain letters, mass mailings, or any form of “spam.” You may not use a false email address or other identifying information, impersonate any person or entity or otherwise mislead as to the origin of any content.
(b) If you do submit material to or via this Site, you grant SSI, and its parent and affiliates, an unrestricted, non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable and fully sublicensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute and display such material throughout the world in any media. You further agree that SSI, and its parent and affiliates, are free to use any ideas, feedback, concepts, know-how that you provide to SSI.

4. Trademarks and Copyrights
Trademarks, logos, graphics and service marks displayed on this Site (“Trademarks”) are registered and unregistered trademarks of SSI, its licensors or content providers, or other third parties. This Site and all of its content are protected under the copyright laws of the United States and other applicable countries. Use, reproduction, copying or redistribution of Trademarks, without the prior written permission of SSI, is prohibited.

5. Limitation of Liability
In no event shall SSI, its parent, affiliates or third-party content providers be liable for any special, punitive, incidental, direct, indirect, exemplary, consequential or other damages including those resulting from lost profits, lost data or business interruption arising out of or in any way related to the use, inability to use or the results of use of this Site or any website links from this Site. This disclaimer applies, without limitation, to any damages or injury arising from any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defects, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, file corruption, communication-line failure, network or system outage, loss of profits or theft, destruction, unauthorized access to, alteration of, loss or use of any record or data, an any other tangible or intangible loss.

6. Indemnification and Disclaimer
(a) You agree to indemnify SSI, its officers, directors, employees, agents, parents and affiliates, licensors, suppliers and any third party information providers to this site and hold SSI and its officers, directors, employees, agents, parents and affiliates, licensors, suppliers and any third party information providers harmless from any claims, liability, loss, or expense, including reasonable attorneys’ fees and cost of suit, with respect to any claim asserted by any third party against SSI, its officers, directors, employees, agents, parents and affiliates, licensors, suppliers that arises out of the use of this Site.
(b) Your use of this Site is at your sole risk. This Site and any information products, services, content or materials contained thereon are provided on an “AS AVAILABLE” basis and are “AS IS” without any expressed or implied warranties or conditions of any kind, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose and any warranties that materials on the site are non-infringing or that the site will be uninterrupted, error-free, secure, or virus-free.

7. Links to Other Websites
Links to third party websites on this site are provided solely for your convenience. If you choose to use these links, you will leave the SSI site and thus you are doing so entirely at your risk. SSI is not responsible for, nor does it endorse or make any representation about any third-party websites or any information, software or other products or materials found there or any results that may be obtained from using them. You further understand that SSI cannot and does not guarantee that any files for downloading are free from infection or from viruses that manifest contaminating or destructive properties. It is your responsibility to implement sufficient safeguards to satisfy your particular requirements for input/output data and information integrity.

8. Miscellaneous
(a) The rights and obligations of the parties hereto shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Maryland, without reference to its choice of law provisions.
(b) Nothing on this Site should be construed as providing advice of any sort, including for legal or financial purposes.
(c) These Terms of Use constitute the whole legal agreement between you and SSI with regard to your use of this Site. No modification or attempted modification of these Terms of Use by you shall be binding on SSI unless in writing and mutually executed by authorized representatives of you and SSI.
(d) Please contact SSI if you are interested in using any of the content or materials on this Site in a manner prohibited by this notice.

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