Last updated: 1st September 2009
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This legal notice applies to the entire contents of the web site under the domain name medicaldevicelicensing.com ("Site") and to any correspondence by e-mail between Medical Device Licensing ("MDL") and any User (as defined below). Please read these terms and conditions carefully before using the Site. Use of the Site indicates that you accept these terms and conditions regardless of whether or not you choose to register with us. If you do not accept these terms and conditions please do not use this Site.
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These terms and conditions ("User Terms") apply to all persons who access the Site ("User"). By accessing the Site, each User acknowledges acceptance of these terms and conditions. MDL reserves the right to change these User Terms from time to time at its sole discretion without prior notification. Any change will be deemed to take effect twenty four (24) hours after posting on the Site and will be deemed to be accepted by Users who continue to access the Site thereafter. In the case of any violation of these User Terms, MDL reserves the right to seek all remedies available by law and in equity for such violations.
2. OWNERSHIP AND COPYRIGHT
2.1 All documents, information or materials ("Information") on the Site are protected by copyright and, unless indicated otherwise, at all times remain the property of MDL. Subject to paragraph 2.2 below, no portion of the Information on the Site may be reproduced in any form, or by any means, without prior written permission from MDL. Visitors or users are not permitted to modify, distribute, publish, transmit or create derivative works of any material found on this site for any public or commercial purposes.
2.2 Users shall be permitted to reproduce the information on this Site (but not the computer source or object code or any part thereof, copy or use of which is strictly forbidden) for the purposes of the Users own personal research or private study.). This permission is granted on the basis that:-
(a) no text or related graphics are modified in any way;
(b) no graphics are used separately from the corresponding text; and
(c) All text and graphics are to be clearly and conspicuously marked with MDL copyright notice as follows: "Copyright © Medical Device Licensing. (http://medicaldevicelicensing.com)"
2.3 If any User breaches any term of this paragraph 2 his permission to use the Site automatically terminates and he must destroy any downloaded or printed extracts from the Site immediately.
2.4 Any rights not expressly granted in these User Terms are reserved.
3.1 The trademarks, logos and service marks ("Marks") displayed on the Site are the property of MDL or other third parties. Users are not permitted to use these Marks without the prior written consent of MDL or such third party (as appropriate).
3.2 Any use by MDL of third party Marks on the Site does not imply any sponsorship or endorsement on the part of MDL of the products and/or services to which those Marks relate. Such Marks are only used by MDL to identify the products and/or services of their respective owners.
MDL makes no warranty or representation as to the suitability of the Information contained or referred to in, or accessible from, the Site ("Site Information"), for any purpose. All Site Information is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to, all warranties and conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement. The Site Information could include inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes are periodically added to the information herein; these changes may be incorporated in new editions of the Site at any time without notice. MDL expressly disclaims liability for any errors or omissions in the Site Information contained or referred to in, or accessible from, the Site or any web-site linked to or from the Site.
5. DISCLOSURE: FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS
Some of the information on the Site may contain projections or other forward-looking statements regarding future events or the future financial performance of MDL or companies which exhibit on the Site. We wish to caution you that these statements are only predictions and that actual events or results may differ materially.
6. LINKS TO AND FROM THIRD-PARTY SITES
6.1 Links to third party websites on the Site are provided solely for your convenience. If you use these links, you leave the Site. MDL has not reviewed all of these third party websites and does not control and is not responsible for these websites or their content or availability. MDL therefore does not endorse or make any representations about them, or any material found there, or any results that may be obtained from using them. If you decide to access any of the third party websites linked to the Site, you do so entirely at your own risk.
6.2 Any User may create links to the Site on the basis that he links to, but does not replicate, the home page of the Website, and subject to the following conditions:
(a) he does not remove, distort or otherwise alter the size or appearance of the MDL logo;
(b) he does not create a frame or any other browser or border environment around the Site;
(c) he does not in any way imply that MDL is endorsing any products or services other than its own;
(d) he does not misrepresent his relationship with MDL nor present any other false information about MDL;
(e) he does not otherwise use any MDL trade marks displayed on the Site without express written permission from MDL;
(f) he does not link from a website that is not owned by him; and
(g) his website does not contain content that is distasteful, offensive or controversial, infringes any intellectual property rights or other rights of any other person or otherwise does not comply with all applicable laws and regulations.
6.3 MDL expressly reserves the right to revoke the right granted in paragraph 6.2 for breach of the User Terms or of any other terms and conditions (including those relating to exhibitors) which govern a User, and to take any action it deems appropriate.
6.4 Each User shall fully indemnify MDL for any loss or damage suffered by MDL or any of its group companies for breach of paragraph 6.2.
7.1 Each registration is for a single User only. MDL does not permit Users to share their user names or passwords with any other person nor with multiple users on a network.
7.2 It is the Users' responsibility to keep their password and user name secure and not to disclose them to third parties for any purpose. MDL accepts no responsibility for any actions caused by a User disclosing his password and/or user names to third parties.
8. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
8.1 MDL and its officers, directors, shareholders or agents exclude any liability 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 damage, or any loss of income, profits, goodwill, data, contracts or loss or damage arising from or connected in any way to business interruption and whether in tort, contract or otherwise) in connection with the use or inability to use or the results of use of the Site or any web site linked to or from the Site, including but not limited to viruses that may infect your computer hardware or software.
8.2 Nothing in these User Terms shall exclude or limit MDL's liability for death or personal injury caused by negligence, fraud or any liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.
9. SERVICE ACCESS
9.1 While MDL endeavors to ensure that the Site is normally available 24 hours a day, MDL shall not be liable if for any reason the Site is unavailable at any time for any period.
9.2 Access to the Site may be suspended temporarily and without notice in the case of system failure, maintenance or repair or for reasons beyond the control of MDL.
10. VISITOR MATERIAL AND CONDUCT
10.2 Users are prohibited from posting or transmitting to or from the Site any material:
(a) 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
(b) for which that User has not obtained all necessary licences and/or approvals; or
(c) 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 any country in the world; or
(d) 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).
10.3 No User may misuse the Site (including, without limitation, by hacking).
10.4 MDL will fully co-operate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing MDL to disclose the identity or locate anyone posting any material in breach of paragraphs 10.2 or 10.3 above.
11. LAW AND JURISDICTION
11.1 If a non US company, these terms contained herein shall be governed by and be construed in accordance with English law. The parties agree that the Courts of England & Wales shall have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute that may arise out of or in connection with these terms.
11.2 If a US company, these terms contained herein shall be governed by and be construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Florida, United States of America. The parties agree that the state and federal courts located in the State of Florida shall exclusive jurisdiction over any claim or dispute concerning or arising out these terms, with venue being located in Hillsborough County, Florida. And the Parties hereby irrevocably consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of such courts and irrevocably waive any claim of inconvenient forum.
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