Terms of Use and Terms of Service

Overview

The following are terms of a legal agreement between you and Covaris. By accessing, browsing, or using this web site, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by these terms and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations, including export and re-export control laws and regulations. If you do not agree to these terms, please do not use this web site.

Covaris may, without notice to you, at any time revise these Terms of Use and any other information contained in this web site by updating this posting. Covaris may also make improvements or changes in the products, services, or programs described in this site at any time without notice.

General

This web site contains proprietary notices and copyright information, the terms of which must be observed and followed. All trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

This site and all content in this site may not be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, distributed, or used for the creation of derivative works without Covaris’s prior written consent, except that Covaris grants you non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited permission to access and display the web pages within this site, solely on your computer and for your personal, non-commercial use of this web site. This permission is conditioned on your not modifying the content displayed on this site, your keeping intact all copyright, trademark, and other proprietary notices, and your acceptance of any terms, conditions, and notices accompanying the content or otherwise set forth in this site. Notwithstanding the foregoing, any software and other materials that are made available for downloading, access, or other use from this site with their own license terms, conditions, and notices will be governed by such terms, conditions, and notices.

Your failure to comply with the terms, conditions, and notices on this site will result in automatic termination of any rights granted to you, without prior notice, and you must immediately destroy all copies of downloaded materials in your possession or control. Except for the limited permission in the preceding paragraph, Covaris does not grant you any express or implied rights or licenses under any patents, trademarks, copyrights, or other proprietary or intellectual property rights. You may not mirror any of the content from this site on another web site or in any other media.

Certain disclaimers

Information on this web site is not promised or guaranteed to be correct, current, or complete, and this site may contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Covaris assumes no responsibility (and expressly disclaims responsibility) for updating this site to keep information current or to ensure the accuracy or completeness of any posted information. Accordingly, you should confirm the accuracy and completeness of all posted information before making any decision related to any services, products, or other matters described in this site.

Covaris provides no assurances that any reported problems will be resolved by Covaris, even if Covaris elects to provide information with the goal of addressing a problem.

Forward-looking and cautionary statements

Except for historical information and discussions, statements set forth throughout this web site may constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Commonwealth of Australia Corporations Act 2001, or other applicable laws. These statements involve a number of risks, uncertainties, and other factors that could cause actual company results to differ materially.

Confidential information

Any information or material sent to Covaris through our web site will be handled by Covaris in accordance with Covaris’s privacy policies.

By sending Covaris any information or material, you grant Covaris an unrestricted, irrevocable license to store, manipulate, analyse, create collateralised derivative works and otherwise process those materials or information. However, we will not release your name, your organisation’s name or otherwise publicize the fact that you submitted materials or other information to us unless: (a) we obtain your permission to use your name or your organisation’s name; or (b) we are required to do so by law. Personally-identifiable information and organisationally-identifiable information that you submit to Covaris for the purpose of receiving products or services will be handled in accordance with our privacy policies. Please see the tab entitled “Privacy” for information regarding Covaris’s privacy policies.

Global availability

Information Covaris publishes on the world wide web may contain references or cross references to Covaris products, programs and services that are not announced or available in your country. Such references do not imply that Covaris intends to announce or make available such products, programs, or services in your country. Please consult your Covaris business contact for information regarding the products, programs, and services that may be available to you.

Business relationships

This web site may provide links or references to non-Covaris web sites and resources. Covaris makes no representations, warranties, or other commitments whatsoever about any non-Covaris web sites or third-party resources that may be referenced, accessible from, or linked to any Covaris site. A link to a non-Covaris web site does not mean that Covaris endorses the content or use of such web site or its owner. In addition, Covaris is not a party to or responsible for any transactions you may enter into with third parties, even if you learn of such parties (or use a link to such parties) from any Covaris site. Accordingly, you acknowledge and agree that Covaris is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and is not responsible or liable for any content, services, products, or other materials on or available from those sites or resources.

When you access a non-Covaris web site, even one that may contain the Covaris logo, please understand that it is independent from Covaris, and that Covaris does not control the content on that web site. It is up to you to take precautions to protect yourself from viruses, worms, trojan horses, and other potentially destructive programs, and to protect your information as you deem appropriate.

Linking to this site

All links to this web site must be approved in writing by Covaris, except that Covaris consents to links in which the link and the pages that are activated by the link do not: (a) create frames around any page on this web site or use other techniques that alter in any way the visual presentation or appearance of any content within this site; (b) misrepresent your relationship with Covaris; (c) imply that Covaris approves or endorses you, your web site, or your service or product offerings; and (d) present false or misleading impressions about Covaris or otherwise damage the goodwill associated with the Covaris name or trademarks. As a further condition to being permitted to link to this site, you agree that Covaris may at any time, in its sole discretion, terminate permission to link to this web site. In such event, you agree to immediately remove all links to this web site and to cease using any Covaris trademark.

Translations

Certain text in this web site may be made available in languages other than English. Text may be translated by a person or solely by computer software with no human intervention or review. These translations are provided as a convenience to you, and Covaris makes no representations or commitments regarding the accuracy or completeness of the translation, whether or not computer-generated or performed by a person. Please see the below Disclaimer of Warranty for additional conditions.

Disclaimer of Warranty

Use of this site is at your sole risk. All materials, information, products, software, programs, and services are provided “as is,” with no warranties or guarantees whatsoever. Covaris expressly disclaims to the fullest extent permitted by law all express, implied, statutory, and other warranties, guarantees, or representations, including, without limitation, the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement of proprietary and intellectual property rights. Without limitation. Covaris makes no warranty or guarantee that this web site will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free.

You understand and agree that if you download or otherwise obtain materials, information, products, software, programs, or services, you do so at your own discretion and risk and that you will be solely responsible for any damages that may result, including loss of data or damage to your computer system.

Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of warranties, so the above exclusions may not apply to you.

Limitation of Liability

In no event will Covaris be liable to any party for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, exemplary or consequential damages of any type whatsoever related to or arising from this web site or any use of this web site, or of any site or resource linked to, referenced, or accessed through this web site, or for the use or downloading of, or access to, any materials, information, products, or services, including, without limitation, any lost profits, business interruption, lost savings or loss of programs or other data, even if Covaris is expressly advised of the possibility of such damages. This exclusion and waiver of liability applies to all causes of action, whether based on contract, warranty, tort, or any other legal theories.

Additional or different terms, conditions, and notices may apply to specific materials, information, products, software, and services offered through this web site. In the event of any conflict, such additional or different terms, conditions, and notices will prevail over these Terms of Use. Please see the applicable agreement or notice.