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Terms of Website Use

Omron Europe B.V. and its affiliated companies within the EMEA region (“we” or “Omron”) would like to inform you with this document (together with the documents referred to in it) of the terms of use on which you may make use of the Omron websites (“Website”), whether as a guest or a registered user. “You” shall mean any person who makes use of the Website. Please read these terms of use carefully before you start to use the Website. By using the Website, you indicate that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to abide by them. If you do not agree to these terms of use, please refrain from using the Website.

Accessing the Website

Access to the Website is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on the Website without notice (see below). We will not be liable if for any reason the Website is unavailable at any time or for any period.
From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of the Website, the entire Website, or to users who have registered with us.
If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential, and you must not disclose it to any third party. We have the right to disable any user identification code or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by us, at any time, if in our opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these terms of use.

Intellectual property rights

We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in the Website, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.
You must not use any part of the materials on the Website for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.
You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from the Website for your personal reference only and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to material posted on the Website.
You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.
Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of material on the Website must always be acknowledged.

Reliance on information posted

Materials published on the Website are not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed. We therefore disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials.

The Website changes regularly

We aim to update the Website regularly, and may change the content at any time. If the need arises, we may suspend access to the Website, or close it indefinitely. Any of the material on the Website may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.

Our liability

The material displayed on the Website is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy. To the extent permitted by law, we, other members of our group of companies and third parties connected to us hereby expressly exclude:
  • All conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied.
  • Any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with the Website or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of the Website, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it, including, but not limited to:
    • loss of income or revenue;
    • loss of business;
    • loss of profits or contracts;
    • loss of anticipated savings;
    • loss of data;
    • loss of goodwill;
    • wasted management or office time;
    • injury or death
    whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable.
This does not affect our liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold Omron harmless from any liability, loss, claim and expense, including reasonable attorney fees and expenses, related to your violation of these terms of use or your use of the Website.

Information about you and your visits to the Website

We process information about you in accordance with our privacy and cookie policy. By using the Website, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.

Feedback

Any data, comments or materials you have posted or send through the Website, including feedback data, such as questions, comments, suggestions, or the like (“Feedback”), shall be deemed to be non-confidential and non-proprietary. Omron shall have no obligation of any kind with respect to such Feedback and shall be free to reproduce, use, disclose, exhibit, display, transform, create derivative works and distribute the Feedback to others without limitation.
Furthermore, Omron shall be free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques contained in such Feedback for any purpose whatsoever, including but not limited to developing, manufacturing and marketing products incorporating such Feedback. You are prohibited from posting or transmitting to or from the Website any Feedback:
  • that is threatening, defamatory, obscene, indecent, seditious, offensive, pornographic, abusive, liable to incite racial hatred, discriminatory, menacing, scandalous, inflammatory, blasphemous, in breach of confidence, in breach of privacy or which may cause annoyance or inconvenience;
  • for which you have not obtained all necessary licences and/or approvals; or
  • which constitutes or encourages conduct that would be considered a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise be contrary to the law of or infringe the rights of any third party, in the Netherlands or any other country in the world.

Viruses, hacking and other offences

You must not misuse the Website by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to the Website, the server on which the Website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to the Website. You must not attack the Website via, including, but not limited to, a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack.
We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of the Website or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.

Linking to the Website

You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.
You must not establish a link from any website that is not owned by you.
The Website must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of the Website other than the home page. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.
If you wish to make any use of material on the Website other than that set out above, please address your request to info@eu.omron.com.

Links from the Website

Where the Website contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

Changes to our terms of use

We may revise these terms of use at any time by amending this page. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we made. Some of the provisions contained in these terms of use may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on the Website.

Jurisdiction and applicable law

These terms of use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of The Netherlands. Disputes arising in connection with these terms of use shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Dutch courts.

Contact

If you have any concerns about material which appears on the Website, or if you have any questions, comments and requests regarding these terms of use then please contact us through e-mail to: info@eu.omron.com or through regular mail to: Omron Europe B.V., Marketing and Communication Department, Zilverenberg 2, 5324 GM, ‘s-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands.
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Issue date : January 2013