Merichem reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to change certain aspects of the Site, including the access, functionality, and content, from time to time. Merichem may update the content on this Site from time to time, but its content is not necessarily complete or up-to-date. Any of the material on the Site may be out of date at any given time, and Merichem is under no obligation to update such material.
3. ACCESS TO THE SITE AND USER CONDUCT
By accepting these Terms and Conditions, Merichem grants you a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable license to access and use the Site solely for your personal and general informational purposes. Certain portions of the Site may contain additional terms and conditions, and you may be subject to further permissions and/or restrictions while using or accessing these portions of the Site.
- Modifying, copying, forwarding, distributing, displaying, performing, publishing, or disclosing any part of the Site in any medium, without Merichem’s prior written consent;
- Accessing or using the Site by an automated system, including “bots,” “spiders,” or other data-mining or data-gathering or extraction tools;
- Attempting to bypass, interrupt, interfere with, intercept, compromise or decipher the normal operation, security, traffic, or transmissions to or from the Site;
- Using the Site in any manner that could disable, overburden, damage, or impair the Site or interfere with any other party’s use of the Site, including their ability to engage in real time activities through the Site;
- Attempting to “frame,” repurpose, circumvent, or conceal the Site (or any portions thereof);
- Impersonating another person or otherwise misrepresenting your affiliation with a person or entity, or hiding (or attempting to hide) your identity;
- Decompiling, analyzing or otherwise seeking to reverse engineer the Site (or any portions or components thereof or used in connection therewith);
- Attempting to post any content which may be construed as: misleading, fraudulent, libelous, slanderous, defamatory, inflammatory, obscene; or which may be construed as serving to advertise, promote or solicit for any individual or entity;
- Engaging in conduct that restricts or inhibits anyone’s use or enjoyment of the Site, or which, as determined by Merichem, may harm Merichem or users of the Site or expose them to liability;
- Accessing or using this Site in any way which violates any relevant applicable federal, state, local or international laws or regulations (including, without limitation, any laws regarding the export of data or software to and from the U.S. or other countries); or
- Otherwise attempting to interfere with the proper working of the Site.
- You agree that any use of the Site not expressly permitted by the Terms and Conditions is a per se breach of the Terms and Conditions, and may constitute a violation of applicable laws.
Although Merichem has no obligation to monitor the Site, Merichem may do so at any time and in its sole discretion. Merichem reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to withdraw or amend this Site and any service or material Merichem provides on the Site, further limit or revoke this license, and/or terminate your access to and use of the Site (or portions thereof) at any time, without notice, and for any reason, including any possible or alleged misuse, fraud, or misconduct by you or by any person accessing or using the Site under your user name and password. Merichem will not be liable if for any reason all or any part of the Website is unavailable at any time or for any period. Merichem reserves the right to provide information obtained from your access to and use of the Site for investigations by law enforcement.
4. REGISTRATION; ACCOUNT
Certain secured portions of the Site may be reserved for users who have registered or created an account and have been authorized by Merichem for secured access. Accounts are non-transferrable. You may be required to create a user name and password in connection with your account. You agree that you will not allow an unauthorized person to access or use the Site with your user name, password, or account. You agree that you will not use another person’s user name, password, or account to access or use the Site. You agree that you are solely responsible for maintaining the security and confidentiality of your password and account. You agree to notify Merichem immediately of any unauthorized use of your user name, password, account or any other breach of security. Merichem cannot verify that a user accessing a secured potion of the Site is the person authorized to do so, and as such you are solely liable for any and all activities that occur or are attempted under your user name, password or account, and you agree that Merichem is not liable for any loss that you may incur as a result of an unauthorized person using your user name, password, or account. You acknowledge and agree that you may be held liable for losses incurred by a third party as a result of an unauthorized person using your user name, password, or account.
5. CONTENT AND LINKS
Reference to any products, services, processes, or other content by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, supplier, or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation thereof by Merichem.
Unless otherwise permitted by Merichem, you may only provide links to the Site for external informational and non-commercial purposes. You may not use the content of the Site for marketing, advertising, or public relations purposes. Merichem neither warrants nor represents that your use of the Site’s content will not infringe the rights of third parties. No right, title or interest in or to the Site, its contents or functionality is transferred to you, and all rights not expressly granted are reserved by Merichem. Merichem reserves the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.
You acknowledge that you may be able to access or use third-party content or sites through your access to or use of the Site. You acknowledge that you may be able to access or use the Site through your access to or use of third-party content or sites. Merichem cannot guarantee that third-party content or sites are safe to access or use, or are free from objectionable material. Different terms and conditions may apply to your access to or use of any third-party content or sites. You agree that you are solely liable for your access to or use of third-party content or sites, and you agree that Merichem is not liable for your access to or use of any third-party content or sites.
Information We Collect. Merichem collects several types of information from and about users of the Site.
Personal Information. In order to access or use certain portions of the Site or enjoy the full functionality of the Site, you may be prompted by the Site to provide certain personal information, which may include, without limitation, your first and last name, date of birth, business affiliation, address (home, business, billing, or delivery), telephone number, and email address, or any other information that you may provide to Merichem. “Personal Information” refers to any information relating to an identified or identifiable individual who is the subject of the information.
Usage Information. Merichem may also collect other information provided through your access to and use of the Site, including records of your access, information submitted while using the Site, information from third parties, your domain, IP address, and certain information about your computer, device, Internet traffic and usage. Merichem will take reasonable measures to ensure that the Usage Information we collect is not personally identifiable and may not later be easily used to identify you as otherwise required by applicable law.
Children Under the Age of 13. The Site is not for use by children under the age of 13 years and Merichem does not intentionally or knowingly collect, store, share or use the personal information of children under 13 years. If you are under the age of 13 years, please do not provide any personal information, even if prompted by the Site to do so. If you are under the age of 13 years and you have provided personal information, please ask your parent(s) or guardian(s) to notify Merichem and Merichem will delete all such personal information. If Merichem has inadvertently collected information from a child under 13 years of age, Merichem will promptly take all reasonable measures to delete such information from our systems.
How We Collect Information. We collect Personal Information and Usage Information (collectively, “Your Information”):
- Directly From You: Merichem collects Personal Information from you when you voluntarily provide Personal Information to us by, for example, completing forms.
How We Use Your Information. We use your personal Information for various general purposes to help enhance your experience. These purposes may include, but are not limited to:
- For the purpose for which you provided your personal information;
- For the operation, evaluation, maintenance, improvement, and development of the Site, Merichem’s products, and Merichem’s services;
- To engage you about events, promotions, the Site, Merichem’s products, and Merichem’s services;
- To support recruitment and employment efforts;
- To process, evaluate and complete certain transactions involving the Site, Merichem’s products, and Merichem’s services;
- To protect and ensure safety of the Site, Merichem confidential and proprietary information, and Merichem employees;
- To monitor and analyze trends, access to, and use of the Site for advertising and marketing; nd
How We Disclose Information. Merichem will not sell or rent your personal information to third parties. However, Merichem may share your personal information with third parties for the following purposes:
- If required to do so by law, a legal process, legal authority, or other governmental entity having authority to make the request;
- If Merichem believes it is reasonably necessary to prevent harm or loss, or it believes that the disclosure will further an investigation of suspected or actual illegal activities; or
- In connection with a prospective or actual sale, merger, transfer, joint venture, or other reorganization of Merichem or any portion of Merichem.
Merichem reserves the right to share any information that you provide via the Site which is not deemed personal information.
Merichem will not retain any information you provide for a period that extends beyond the purpose for which it was collected or, if required to do so by law, a legal process, legal authority, or other governmental entity having authority to make the request, for so long as required.
Data Security. Merichem strives to safeguard and protect your personal information, and Merichem utilizes and maintains certain commercially reasonable processes, systems, and technologies to do so. However, you acknowledge that no transmission over the Internet is completely secure or error-free, and that these processes, systems, and technologies utilized and maintained by Merichem are subject to compromise. It is your responsibility to safeguard any information you use to access the Site and notify Merichem if you ever suspect that such information has been compromised. You are solely responsible for any unauthorized use of the Site.
Spam. We do not participate in bulk email solicitations that you have not consented to receiving (i.e., “spam”). Merichem does not sell or disclose customer lists or email address lists to unrelated third parties. Except as otherwise provided herein, we do not share Personal Information with any third party advertisers.
EEA Data Subjects’ Legal Rights. Under certain circumstances, Data Subjects from the EEA may have the following rights under the GDPR:
- To access the Personal Information we maintain about you
- To be provided with information about how we process your Personal Information
- To correct your Personal Information
- To have your Personal Information erased
- To object to or restrict how we process your Personal Information
- To request your Personal Information to be transferred to a third-party
To exercise the above rights, please contact us at the information provided below. We will consider and process your request within a reasonable period of time. Please be aware that under certain circumstances, the GDPR may limit your exercise of these rights.
California Privacy Rights. California’s “Shine the Light” law permits users of the Site that are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of Personal Information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please contact us at the Contact Information provided below.
External Links. The Site may contain links to other websites. We do not endorse or make any representations or warranties concerning, and will not in any way be liable for, any informational content, products, services, software, or other materials available on an external websites, even if one or more pages of the external websites are framed within a page of the Site. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices or policies of such other websites.
Accessing and Updating Information. If you ever wish to access Your Information or to have Your Information deleted, updated, changed, or modified, you may do so by contacting us at the Contact Information provided below. Further, if you would like to opt-out of receiving direct marketing communications from us, you may do so by following any instructions included in the communication or by contacting us at the Contact Information provided below. To cancel your account and have your information returned to you, please contact us using the Contact Information provided below. We will make commercially reasonable efforts to handle requests to update or modify Your Information within thirty (30) days.
Opt-Out. In connection with promotions or other projects, Merichem may ask you specifically whether you have objections against a certain kind of data use or sharing. If you opt-out under such circumstances, Merichem will respect your decision. To opt-out of receiving further commercial emails or to unsubscribe from services, please click the unsubscribe link contained in the commercial email or contact us. Please note that other data recipients have their own data privacy policies, which may differ from Merichem’s, so please contact them separately with respect to opt-out requests.
Additionally, Data Subjects from the EEA may file a complaint with EU data protection authorities (“DPAs”). A list of DPAs from the European Commission may be found here: http://ec.europa.eu/newsroom/article29/document.cfm?action=display&doc_id=50061.
7. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
The Site, as well as its contents and functionality are solely provided for general informational purposes. NO INFORMATION OR CONTENT, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM MERICHEM OR THROUGH OR FROM THE SITE SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. MERICHEM DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THE SITE OR ITS CONTENT TO BE SECURE, FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. YOUR USE OF THE SITE, ITS CONTENT, AND ANY SERVICES, PRODUCTS, EQUIPMENT OR OTHER ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE SITE IS AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK. THE SITE, ITS CONTENT, AND ANY SERVICES, PRODUCTS, EQUIPMENT, OR OTHER ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE SITE ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE,” WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND; AND TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, MERICHEM DISCLAIMS ALL SUCH WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THOSE IMPLIED CONDITIONS OR WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, AND NONINFRINGEMENT. MERICHEM DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THE SITE OR ITS CONTENT TO BE ACCURATE, AVAILABLE, COMPLETE, RELIABLE, CURRENT, SUITABLE, SECURE OR WITHOUT ERROR OR OMISSION. YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM, LOSS OF DATA, OR OTHER PROPRIETARY MATERIAL THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH MATERIALS OR YOUR USE OF THE SITE.
8. COMPLIANCE WITH APPLICABLE LAWS
9. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY; INDEMNITIES
NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING CONTAINED IN THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS TO THE CONTRARY, YOU AGREE THAT MERICHEM, ITS LICENSORS OR OTHER PROVIDERS OF CONTENT OR FUNCTIONALITY, ITS CUSTOMERS, ASSIGNEES, SUCCESSORS, INSURERS AND ITS AND THEIR RESPECTIVE EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, CONTRACTORS, SUCCESSORS, ASSIGNEES, AND AGENTS (“MERICHEM GROUP”) SHALL NOT BE LIABLE IN ANY RESPECT FOR ANY DAMAGES (DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, ECONOMIC, EXEMPLARY, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE) OR LOSS OF ANY NATURE ARISING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO, USE OF, INABILITY TO USE, OR RELIANCE UPON THE SITE OR ITS CONTENTS; AND YOU AGREE THAT YOU WILL RELEASE, INDEMNIFY, DEFEND AND HOLD MERICHEM GROUP HARMLESS FROM AND AGAINST ANY AND ALL COSTS, CLAIMS, DAMAGES, LOSSES, JUDGMENTS, AWARDS, EXPENSES OR FEES, OR OTHER LIABILITIES ARISING FROM OR IN RELATION TO YOUR ACCESS TO, USE OF, INABILITY TO USE, OR RELIANCE UPON THE SITE OR ITS CONTENTS, OR YOUR USE OF THE SITE IN BREACH OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OR IN VIOLATION OF LAW. MERICHEM MAY ASSUME THE EXCLUSIVE DEFENSE AND CONTROL OF ANY MATTER FOR WHICH YOU HAVE AGREED TO DEFEND MERICHEM, AND YOU AGREE TO ASSIST AND COOPERATE WITH MERICHEM IN THE DEFENSE OR SETTLEMENT OF ANY SUCH MATTERS AT YOUR OWN COST.
SHOULD THIS LIMITATION OF LIABILITY BE HELD TO BE UNENFORCEABLE FOR ANY REASON, IN WHOLE OR IN PART, MERICHEM GROUP’S AGGREGATE LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ANY REASON CONNECTED TO YOUR ACCESS TO OR USE OF THE SITE, IN ANY CIRCUMSTANCE, WILL IN NO EVENT EXCEED THE SUM OF $500.00 USD.
THE EXCLUSIONS OF LIABILITY, RELEASES AND INDEMNITIES SET FORTH IN THIS ARTICLE 10 SHALL APPLY TO ANY COSTS, CLAIMS, DAMAGES, LOSSES, OR OTHER LIABILITIES WITHOUT REGARD TO THE CAUSE(S) THEREOF, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS, WHETHER SUCH CONDITIONS BE PATENT OR LATENT, BREACH OF REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY (EXPRESS OR IMPLIED), STRICT LIABILITY, TORT, BREACH OF CONTRACT, BREACH OF DUTY (STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE), BREACH OF ANY SAFETY REQUIREMENT OR REGULATION, OR THE NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER LEGAL FAULT OR RESPONSIBILITY OF ANY PERSON (INCLUDING THE INDEMNIFIED OR RELEASED PARTY), WHETHER SUCH NEGLIGENCE BE SOLE, JOINT OR CONCURRENT, ACTIVE OR PASSIVE.
Redress under this Article 10 shall be the exclusive remedy(ies) available to the parties hereto for the matters, costs, claims, damages, losses and other liabilities covered by such provisions. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW FOR THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, THEREFORE SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY.
10. GOVERNING LAW; JURISDICTION
This Site is operated by Merichem. All feedback, comments, questions, requests for technical support or other communications relating to the Site, should be directed to Merichem by using the “Contact Us” link at www.Merichem.com. If you would like your information removed from our marketing databases, please contact our data officer at: Gkato@Merichem.com
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