Terms of Use – Leica Microsystems

Effective, April 26th, 2018

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Terms of Use

Please read the terms of use carefully before using this website. By accessing and using this website in any way, including, without limitation, browsing the website, using any information, using any content, using any services, downloading any materials, you agree to and are bound by the terms of use described in this document, including any other documents or policies taken into reference such as the terms of our Online Privacy Policy ("Terms of Use"). If you do not agree to all of the terms and conditions contained in the terms of use, do not use this website in any manner. The Terms of Use are entered into by and between Leica Microsystems and you.

Updating of Terms of Use

Leica Microsystems provides the information on this server as a public service to its customers, and reserves the right to change the contents of the information without notice. Leica Microsystems is not liable for the accuracy, completeness, and/or reliability of the contents of the information provided herein.

Leica Microsystems reserves the right, at Leica Microsystems' sole discretion, to change, modify, update, add, or remove portions of the Terms of Use at any time without notice to you. Please check periodically these Terms of Use for changes. Your continued use of this website following the posting of changes to the Terms of Use will mean you accept those changes.

By accessing this site you accept the terms and conditions of use as set forth below.

Non-liability statement

This website is provided "as is" and might be subject to expansions, amendments and updates. Although Leica Microsystems makes high efforts to provide accurate and up-to-date information to the public, Leica Microsystems makes no representations or warranties as to the accuracy or topicality of the content of the site and assumes no responsibility for errors, omissions or possible obsolescence. In particular, Leica Microsystems is not responsible for the content of any site you may link to from this site. Further, Leica Microsystems assumes no responsibility for any damages or viruses that may affect your computer equipment or other property due to access, use or downloading of contents from this site.

You recognize and agree that when submitting your personally identifiable information to Leica Microsystems websites, while Leica Microsystems has safeguards in place to prevent unauthorized access or interception, there is no absolute guarantee of security. In the unlikely event of an interception or unauthorized access despite our efforts, Leica Microsystems shall not be responsible for such interceptions or unauthorized access, or any direct, indirect, special, incidental, or consequential damages (including lost profits) suffered by a customer or user. Leica Microsystems does not warrant, either expressly or implied, that the information provided by any customer and/or user shall be free from interception or unauthorized access, and does not provide any implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. 

Registered Trademarks

All products or service names mentioned on this site are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners. The website, and all data, text, images, software, video or audio contained therein are for non-commercial and personal use only. No license to utilize the proprietary logo, service marks, or trademarks is granted by making them available on this website.

You are welcome to duplicate, store, and print copies of all information provided here for personal use, with the understanding that Leica Microsystems retains the copyright on all media including text, graphics, and photographs. You may not, however, distribute, exchange, modify, sell or transmit any information of this website. Unless indicated differently, all material of this website is protected by copyright and shall not be used for commercial or public purposes without the previous written permission of Leica Microsystems.

You are also not permitted to link or "mirror" any part of this web site without the prior written permission from Leica Microsystems.

Privacy Notice

Leica Microsystems is a privacy conscious global organization and is strongly committed to your personal right to privacy. By using the website, you are consenting to the processing of your data by Leica Microsystems and consenting to the terms of our Online Privacy Policy. Please read this Policy carefully and find out how we protect your personal online privacy according to the European and international data protection legislation.

External Links

The website contains links to third-party sites which are not under the control of Leica Microsystems and Leica Microsystems is not responsible for the contents on any linked site or any link contained in a linked site, or any changes or updates to such sites. Leica Microsystems is not responsible for web casting or any other form of transmission received from any linked site. Leica Microsystems is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply that Leica Microsystems endorses or accepts any responsibility for the content on such third-party sites.

Nature of information, News and Press releases, third party opinions

The website contains information, news and/or press releases about Leica Microsystems. While this information was believed to be accurate as of the date it was prepared, Leica Microsystems disclaims any duty or obligation to update this information, news or any press releases. Information about companies other than Leica Microsystems contained in the news, press releases or otherwise, should not be relied upon as being provided or endorsed by Leica Microsystems.

The information, notably financial information, provided on the site shall not be considered as an invitation to invest. They shall not be interpreted as canvassing or public offering, and do not constitute either an offer to subscribe, purchase, or deal in Leica Microsystems shares or any other securities issued by Leica Microsystems and/or its subsidiaries. Leica Microsystems draws your attention to the fact that financial information posted on the site are regularly updated.

As the case may be, expert opinions concerning a particular area in relation with the content of the site shall be posted on the site, or extracts from press articles. Such information represents only the opinions of the respective experts or of the newspaper, which opinions are not necessarily those of Leica Microsystems. Such experts are not employees of Leica Microsystems and do not receive any compensation from Leica Microsystems for the use of their opinion. Leica Microsystems is not responsible for the accuracy or completeness of any information or opinions set forth in such materials. Expert advice reflects only the personal view of that expert, and in no case shall it be regarded as the opinion or responsibility of Leica Microsystems.

Legal framework

The site and its content are governed by the Laws of Germany. Any possible litigation referring to the site and its content will come under the competence of court of Frankfurt am Main.


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