1. Definition and general access rules
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Although Applied Biosystems may from time to time monitor and/or review discussion groups, chats, postings, transmissions, bulletin boards, and the like, if available at all, on the Web site, Applied Biosystems is under no obligation to do so and assumes no responsibility or liability arising from the content of any such locations or for any error, defamation, libel, slander, omission, falsehood, obscenity, pornography, profanity, danger, or inaccuracy in any information contained within, or infringement by, such locations on the Web site
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If you are of the opinion that any unlawful materials are posted or transmitted through our Web site or in general available at our Web site, please contact Applied Biosystems at the address mentioned on the Web page "Contact us".
2. No warranties and limitation of liability
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While Applied Biosystems makes reasonable efforts to provide accurate and timely Materials contained in this Web site, Applied Biosystems makes no warranties or representations as to the accuracy, adequacy, completeness, timeliness or fitness for any specific purpose of the Materials included or referred to in this Web site or the reliability of its sources. There may or may not be technical inaccuracies or typographical errors contained in this Web site, and Applied Biosystems will correct such items at its sole discretion as they are discovered. Applied Biosystems has no liability and assumes no responsibility or liability, on whatever basis, for any errors or omissions in the content on this Web site, except when the damages were caused intentionally or due to gross negligence of Applied Biosystems.
Applied Biosystems also assumes no responsibility, and shall not be liable for any loss or damages caused by any viruses that may infect your computer equipment or other property on account of your access to or use of the Web site or your downloading of any Materials, images, content, data, video or audio files, etc., from the Web site or any web sites linked to or from this Web site.
3. Intellectual property rights
The Materials contained in this Web site are protected by Intellectual Property Rights ("IPRs"), which are claimed by Applied Biosystems, its affiliated entities or third parties. IPRs include, but are not limited to, any of Applied Biosystems', its affiliates or third parties patents, trademarks, trade names, inventions, copyrights, (registered and unregistered) design rights, databases, or know how and any other intellectual property relating to the Web site and the Materials.
The Materials may not be used (except as provided in these Provisions or in the text on the Web site) without the prior written permission of Applied Biosystems, its affiliated entities or the third party owner. Nothing contained on the Web site should be construed as granting you, your agents or employees any license or written permission to use the Materials or IPRs. Subject to the paragraph "Export Controls", you may, however, download Materials for non-commercial, personal use only, provided you also retain and do not alter any copyright and other proprietary rights notices contained on the Materials. Applied Biosystems does not authorize you to distribute, modify, transmit, reuse, report, decompile, reverse engineer or use the Materials and other contents of the Web site for public or commercial purposes, including the text, images, audio and video. Your unauthorized use of any IPRs, Materials or any other content on the Web site is strictly prohibited.
Applied Biosystems does not warrant or represent that your use of content or Materials contained in or displayed on this Web site will not infringe intellectual property or other rights of third parties not owned by or affiliated with Applied Biosystems.
Please be aware and advised that Applied Biosystems will aggressively enforce its IPRs to the fullest extent of the applicable law, including, where applicable, the seeking of criminal prosecution.
4. Export control
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5. Linked Web sites
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6. Unauthorized access or modification
Access to and use of password protected and/or secure information areas of the Web site is restricted to authorized users only. Unauthorized individuals attempting to access this information or these areas of the Web site may be subject to prosecution in addition to any other remedy available to Applied Biosystems at law or equity, including the suspension or termination of access to this Web site. You, personally, may not, nor shall you assist others, add, alter, substitute, amend or frame in whole or in part any information displayed by Applied Biosystems on the Web site or any functions performed by the Web site. You may set up links from other web sites to the home page of this Web site. However, you must first obtain the prior written consent of Applied Biosystems to set up links to any other pages within this Web site, whether by hypertext linking, deep linking, framing, tagging or otherwise.
7. Termination and indemnification
You agree that Applied Biosystems may terminate your access to and use of the Web site at any time, without prior notice, if it considers you to have violated any of these Provisions or any applicable law or regulation. You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Applied Biosystems, its officers, directors, employees, agents, contractors, licensors, suppliers and any third party information providers to the Web site from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys' fees, resulting from any violation by you of these Provisions or Applied Biosystems' termination of your access to or use of this Web site. Termination will not affect either party's rights or obligations, which accrued before the termination.
8. Severability and changes
In the event any of the Provisions would be held to be unenforceable, the remaining Provisions shall remain in full force and effect and the unenforceable Provision shall be replaced by such enforceable Provision as comes closest to the intention underlying the unenforceable Provision.
10. Governing law and jurisdiction