Artesis Website Terms & Conditions of Use

This Internet website is provided by Artesis. Your use of this website is subject to the following terms and conditions. Artesis may revise these terms from time to time by updating this posting, with the revised terms taking effect as of the date of its posting. Please read these terms and conditions of use carefully before using this website. By using this site, you signify your assent to these terms of use. If you do not agree to these terms of use, you may not use the website.

Use of Materials on this Website

Artesis maintains this website for your personal information and education. You may download on one computer or print one copy of the material on this website for your own non-commercial, educational, private or domestic use only, provided (i) no documents or related graphics on the website are modified in any way; (ii) no graphics on the website are used separately from the corresponding text; and (iii) you do not delete or change any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary notices. You should assume that everything you see or read on the website (such as images, photographs, illustrations, icons, texts, video clips, written and other materials) (Artesis' material is copyrighted and protected under treaty provisions and worldwide copyright laws, unless otherwise noted. You may not sell, reproduce, distribute, modify, display, publicly perform, prepare derivative works based on, report or otherwise use any Artesis material in any way for any public or commercial purpose. Furthermore, you may not use or display Artesis' material on any other website or in a networked computer environment for any purpose. If you violate any of these terms, your permission to use Artesis' material will automatically terminate and you must immediately destroy any copies you have made of Artesis' material. Any unauthorized use of Artesis' material by you may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and communications regulations and statutes. You may establish a link to the website from a third party site provided: (1) the link does not imply any association, endorsement or sponsorship by Artesis of your site or any products or services offered on your site; (2) the link is to the Artesis home page at (http://www.artesis.com) (3) linked pages from the website are displayed without alteration of any kind; specifically, you may not cause a user's web browser to display a "framed" version of the website in response to activating a link (4) you do not link from a website that is not owned by you; and (5) your website does not contain content that is distasteful, offensive or controversial, infringes any intellectual property rights or other right of any other person or otherwise does not comply with all applicable laws and regulations. Artesis expressly reserves the right to revoke the right granted in this paragraph for breach of these terms and to take any action it deems appropriate. You shall fully indemnify Artesis for any loss or damage suffered by Artesis or any of its affiliates for breach of these terms.

Your Submissions

Any communication or material you transmit to the website by electronic mail or otherwise, including, but not limited to, any data, questions or answers, comments, suggestions, or the like will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary by Artesis. By posting communications to the website, you automatically grant Artesis a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, modify, publish, edit, translate, distribute, perform, and display such communication(s) alone, or as a part of other works in any form, media, or technology whether now known of hereafter developed and to sublicense such rights to anyone. Anything you transmit or post may be used by Artesis or licensed to others by Artesis for any purpose, including but not limited to reproduction, disclosure, transmission, publication, broadcast and posting, or developing, manufacturing and marketing products using such information.

You are prohibited from posting or transmitting to or from the website any material:

  1. 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; or
  2. for which you have not obtained all necessary licences and/or approvals; or
  3. which constitutes or encourages conduct that would be considered a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise would be contrary to the law of or infringe the rights of any third party, in any country in the world; or
  4. which is technically harmful (including, without limitation, computer viruses, logic bombs, Trojan horses, worms, harmful components, corrupted data or other malicious software or harmful data).

You may not misuse the website (including, without limitation, by hacking).

Artesis shall fully co-operate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing Artesis to disclose the identity or locate anyone posting any material in breach of these terms and conditions.

Privacy

Artesis analyses aggregate and non-personally identifiable data relating to usage of this site. Email addresses and other personally identifying data about you are only made known to Artesis when voluntarily submitted to us by you. In addition, we may use previously submitted Email addresses and other contact information to communicate with visitors.

Disclaimer

The information on this site is intended for general information purposes only and is not intended to serve as financial or other advice, nor as the basis of a contract. Your use of the website is at your risk. Artesis does not warrant or represent that Artesis' material is accurate, error-free, truthful or reliable or that your use of Artesis' material will not infringe rights of third parties. Artesis does not warrant that the functional aspects of the website will be error free or that this website or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components. If your use of this website or Artesis' material results in the need for servicing or replacing property, material, equipment or data, Artesis is not responsible for those costs. Without limiting the foregoing, everything on the website is provided to you "as is" and "as available" without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, reasonable care and skill, or non-infringement. Artesis and its suppliers make no warranties about the accuracy, reliability, completeness, or timeliness of the content, software text, graphics, and links, or about results to be obtained from using the website. Please note that some jurisdictions may not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so some of the above exclusions may not apply to you.

Trademark Notice

The trademarks, logos and service marks which you see on this site are registered and unregistered trademarks of Artesis or its affiliates or are licensed to Artesis by third parties. Nothing contained on the website should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any licence or right to use any trademark, logo or service mark displayed on this website without the written permission of Artesis or such third party who owns the trademark. Your misuse of any trademark displayed on the website, or any other content on the website, except as provided herein, is strictly prohibited.

Copyright Notice

All contents of this website are: Copyright ©2007 Artesis. All rights reserved.

Links

On this site you may be offered links to other sites operated by parties other than Artesis. The inclusion of any link to such sites does not imply endorsement by Artesis of the sites or the services or products offered on such sites. Artesis has not reviewed all of the sites linked to this website and is not responsible for the content or accuracy of any off-site pages or any other sites linked to this website. Your linking to any other off-site pages or other sites is at your own risk. Any goods or services offered on the sites linked to this website may not be available in your country.

Service Access

Artesis endeavours to ensure that the website is available 24 hours a day and shall not be liable if for any reason the website is unavailable at any time or for any period.

Termination

You agree that Artesis may modify or discontinue this Website, with or without notice to you. You agree that Artesis will not be liable to you or any third party as a result of such modification or discontinuation. The provisions entitled "Your Submissions", "Disclaimer", "Limitation of Liability", and "General Provisions" will survive termination of this Agreement.

Limitation of Liability

Artesis excludes all liability and responsibility for any amount or kind of loss or damage that may result to you or a third party (including without limitation, any direct, indirect, punitive or consequential loss or damages, or any loss of income, profits, goodwill, data, contracts, use of money, or loss or damages arising from or connected in any way to business interruption, and whether in tort (including without limitation negligence), contract or otherwise) in connection with the website in any way or in connection with the use, inability to use or the results of use of the website, any websites linked to the website or the material on such websites, including but not limited to loss or damage due to viruses that may infect your computer equipment, software, data or other property on account of your access to, use of, or browsing the website or your downloading of any material from the website or any websites linked to the website. Because some states and countries do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, the above limitation may not apply to you. If your use of material on the website results in the need for servicing, repair or correction of equipment, software or data, you assume all costs thereof.

Severability

If any of the terms of this Agreement become or are declared to be illegal or otherwise unenforceable by any Court of competent jurisdiction, such term(s) shall be null and void and shall be deemed deleted from this Agreement. All remaining terms of this Agreement shall remain in full force and effect.

Cookies

On accessing the Artesis website a 'cookie' (a small identifying text file) is automatically stored on the user's computer in order to speed up access on future occasions. Temporary cookies are necessary to maintain the user session and tell our server which page to pull up next. Traffic log cookies tell us what pages are being used and which ones aren't; this helps us make improvements to the site. Artesis does not use cookies to store or collect personal information. The Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 require website users to be given the opportunity to refuse the storage of or access to cookies. The purpose of this note is to give users that opportunity, which can be taken by the user setting the appropriate option to block cookies on his or her computer. The Artesis website will not function without them, but this is the opportunity to block them.

General Provisions

Unless otherwise specified, the information and materials in the site are presented solely for the purpose of providing information about services and products of Artesis. Artesis makes no representation that Artesis' material is appropriate or available for use in every country of the world. You use this website at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws, keeping in mind that access to Artesis' material may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. This website may describe products or services that are not available worldwide.