Privacy Policy: Legal Notice and
Terms of Use

Welcome. The information on this site is for general informational and educational purposes only. By visiting this site, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agree to this Legal Notice & Terms of Use Agreement (“Agreement”) without limitation or qualification. If you do not agree to this Agreement, please do not use this site.

  1. Website Access. Users of this site understand the limitations and risks inherent with the internet. bioMérieux will use reasonable efforts to keep this site available at all times, but shall be under no obligation to do so. bioMérieux reserves the right, for any reason and at its sole discretion, to terminate, modify, suspend, or discontinue a user’s access to, all or part of this site, its contents, features, or hours of availability without notice. Access to this site may be interrupted for maintenance reasons or for any other reason.

  2. Website Content. bioMérieux strives to present accurate and up-to-date information on this site. However, bioMérieux makes no warranties as to the accuracy, completeness, or currency of the information on this site, and assumes no liability for any errors or omissions in the content on this site. The information on this site is provided for general informational and educational purposes only. The information is not contractual and bioMérieux shall not be liable to users for any consequences arising from their use, both for themselves and/or on behalf of any third parties. Nothing on this site intends or establishes any existing or future contractual agreement between bioMérieux and users. This site may contain information relating to various medical or public health issues. The information provided on this site is in no way intended to replace the advice of a doctor or any other medical professional. Under no circumstances should users rely on information on this site to diagnose illness or health. Users should always consult their own doctor or medical advisor.

  3. Disclaimers & Limitation of Liability. bioMérieux assumes no responsibility for any delay, error, or omission in the content on this site, nor for any interruption or permanent or temporary unavailability of this site. Neither bioMérieux nor any party involved in creating, producing, or delivering this site shall be liable for any damages which may result from the use of this site, including but not limited to, direct, incidental, consequential, indirect, or punitive damages, arising out of access to, use of or inability to use this site, or any errors or omissions in the content on this site. This limitation includes damages to computer equipment or for any viruses that infect computer equipment. Your use of and access to this site is at your own risk. To the fullest extent permissible by applicable law, bioMérieux expressly excludes all representations, liabilities, warranties, conditions, and other terms, express or implied, of any kind (including but not limited to any conditions of satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose, warranties of merchantability, noninfringement of third party rights, and the use of reasonable skill and care) which might otherwise be implied into or incorporated in this Agreement, whether by statute, law, or otherwise.

  4. Third Party Websites and Links. This site may contain links to third party websites, which are provided as a convenience to users. bioMérieux has no control over third party websites, does not consistently review such websites, and is not responsible for the content of such websites. Access to or use of these third party websites and/or their content by users is at the user's sole responsibility and risk. bioMérieux assumes no responsibility or liability arising from access to or use of third party websites and their content.

  5. Copyright Information. The entire contents of this site are property of bioMérieux and subject to copyright protection. No part of this site may be reproduced, republished, or otherwise redistributed without the express written permission from bioMérieux.

  6. Trademark Information. The trademarks, logos, and other distinctive signs (collectively, the "Trademarks") displayed on this site are registered or common law (protected by use) Trademarks owned by bioMérieux, its affiliates/subsidiaries, and/or third parties. Nothing on this site should be construed as granting any license or right to use any of the Trademarks on this site without written permission of the owner of the Trademark. Any use of the Trademarks, or any sign similar to the Trademarks, or any other content on this site which is not expressly permitted by bioMérieux is strictly prohibited. bioMérieux will enforce its intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law.

  7. Personal Data Protection & Privacy. bioMérieux is committed to respecting the privacy of its users and the confidentiality of their personal data while browsing this site in accordance with bioMérieux’s Data Protection and Privacy Policy, which can be found here.

  8. Termination & Indemnification. You agree that bioMérieux, in its sole discretion, may terminate your access to and use of this site at any time, without prior notice, if you have violated this Agreement or any applicable law or regulation. You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless bioMérieux, its officers, directors, employees, agents, contractors, licensors, suppliers and any third party information providers to this site from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, resulting from any violation by you of this Agreement or bioMérieux’stermination of your access to or use of this site.

  9. Prohibitions on Use & Void Where Prohibited. You are prohibited from posting on or transmitting through this 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 offense, 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. Any offer or information on this site is void where prohibited. The contents of this site are intended to comply with the laws and regulations of the U.S. It is the user's responsibility to check the laws and regulations applicable to them before accessing this site. This site is intended for individuals who are at least 21 years of age. Individuals less than 21 years of age are prohibited from using this site.

  10. Governing Law & Jurisdiction. This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Utah, United States of America. Any legal action or proceeding related to this site shall be brought exclusively in a federal or state court of competent jurisdiction within the state of Utah.

  11. Miscellaneous. bioMérieux’s failure to insist upon or enforce any provision of this Agreement shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right. In the event any of the provisions herein are held unenforceable, the remaining provisions shall remain in full force and effect, and the unenforceable provision shall be replaced by an enforceable provision that comes closest to the intention underlying the unenforceable provision.