Terms of Service
1. Definition and general access rules
PepGel LLC, or its affiliated entities and any contractors or consultants (collectively “PepGel”) is operating this Web site (the “Site”) to provide information, education and communication to the whole life science community about our company, as well as to sell products and services to our customers. Our contact details are listed on the Web page “Company”.
Unless otherwise expressly provided, Materials offered on this Site do not constitute an offer or solicitation to conduct business in any jurisdiction. Persons accessing, visiting or using this Site must satisfy themselves that the laws of their country allow them to access the information or must refrain from accessing, visiting and/or using the Site accordingly.
You are prohibited from posting on or transmitting through the Site any unlawful, indecent, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, scandalous, inflammatory, pornographic, or profane materials, or materials liable to incite racial hatred or in breach of confidence, in breach of privacy or for which you have not obtained all necessary licenses and/or approvals, or any material that could constitute or encourage conduct that would or may be considered a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any law or regulation of, or infringe the rights of any third party under your respective laws. PepGel will fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court order, when it is legally obliged to do so, requesting or directing PepGel to disclose the identity of anyone posting or transmitting any such information or materials.
If you are of the opinion that any unlawful materials are posted or transmitted through our Site or in general available at our Site, please contact PepGel at the address mentioned on the Web page “Company”.
2. No warranties and limitation of liability
Not all products and services are available in all geographical areas. Your eligibility to receive any product or service may be subject to approval by PepGel and the availability of the product or service.
While PepGel makes reasonable efforts to provide accurate and timely Materials contained in this Site, PepGel 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 Site or the reliability of its sources. There may or may not be technical inaccuracies or typographical errors contained in this Site, and PepGel will correct such items at its sole discretion as they are discovered. PepGel has no liability and assumes no responsibility or liability, on whatever basis, for any errors or omissions in the content on this Site, except when the damages were caused intentionally or due to gross negligence of PepGel.
PepGel 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 Site or your downloading of any Materials, images, content, data, video or audio files, from the Site or any web sites linked to or from this Site.
3. Intellectual property rights
The Materials contained in this Site are protected by Intellectual Property Rights (“IPRs”), which are claimed by PepGel, its affiliated entities or third parties. IPRs include, but are not limited to, any of PepGel’s, 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 Site and the Materials.
The Materials may not be used (except as provided in these Provisions or in the text on the Site) without the prior written permission of PepGel, its affiliated entities or the third party owner. Nothing contained on the 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. PepGel does not authorize you to distribute, modify, transmit, reuse, report, decompile, reverse engineer or use the Materials and other contents of the 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 Site is strictly prohibited.
PepGel does not warrant or represent that your use of content or Materials contained in or displayed on this Site will not infringe intellectual property or other rights of third parties not owned by or affiliated with PepGel.
Please be aware and advised that PepGel will aggressively enforce its IPRs to the fullest extent of the applicable law, including, where applicable, the seeking of criminal prosecution.
4. Export control
The United States, European Union and any applicable national export control laws prohibit the export of certain technical data and software to certain territories. No content from this Site may be downloaded or otherwise exported in violation of these laws.
5. Linked Web sites
This Site also contains links to Web sites published by third parties. Links to this Site may also be included on third party web sites. PepGel has not reviewed all of the web sites linked to or from the Site and is neither responsible nor liable for the contents of any off-Site pages or any other non-PepGel web sites linked to or from the Site. PepGel provides or allows such links as a convenience and does not endorse the companies or contents of any linked sites. By creating a link to a third party web site or by being a target of a link from a third party web site, PepGel does not endorse or recommend any products or services offered on that third party web site nor does PepGel identify with the content of such web sites. Neither does PepGel express any implied or explicit appreciation as to the accuracy and / or reliability of the information to be found, directly or indirectly, on any third party web site or as to the reliability and / or honorableness of any third party. Your linking to or from any other off-Site pages or other web sites is at your own risk.
If you are of the opinion that a linked web site does contain any unlawful or illegal content, please contact PepGel at the address mentioned on the Web page “Company”.
6. Unauthorized access or modification
Access to and use of password protected and/or secure information areas of the Site is restricted to authorized users only. Unauthorized individuals attempting to access this information or these areas of the Site may be subject to prosecution in addition to any other remedy available to PepGel at law or equity, including the suspension or termination of access to this Site. You, personally, may not, nor shall you assist others to, add, alter, substitute, amend or frame in whole or in part any information displayed by PepGel on the Site or any functions performed by the Site. You may set up links from other web sites to the home page of this Site. However, you must first obtain the prior written consent of PepGel to set up links to any other pages within this Site, whether by hypertext linking, deep linking, framing, tagging or otherwise.
7. Termination and indemnification
You agree that PepGel may terminate your access to and use of the 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 PepGel, its officers, directors, employees, agents, contractors, licensors, suppliers and any third party information providers to the Site from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, resulting from any violation by you of these Provisions or PepGel’s termination of your access to or use of this 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