Terms and Conditions
Last Updated: February 23, 2016
Informational Purposes Only.
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Intellectual Property Rights.
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Right to Use Site.
Any unauthorized commercial use of these materials will violate DENTSPLY SIRONA’s intellectual property rights and will be subject to DENTSPLY SIRONA’s full legal rights and remedies.
You are not granted the right to license, republish, distribute, copy, assign, sublicense, transfer, sell, prepare of derivative works or other non-personal use any Content on the Site. No part of any Content may be reproduced in any form or incorporated into any information retrieval system, electronic or mechanical, other than for your personal use or other use explicitly authorized by DENTSPLY SIRONA. You may not access or use the Site in any way that could or is intended to damage or impair the Site, or any server or network underlying the Site, or interfere with anyone else’s use and enjoyment of the Site.
You may not use automated systems (e.g., robots, spiders, etc.) to access the Site. You agree not to collect personally identifiable information of other users of the Site or to sell or otherwise exploit that information.
Except for the limited rights expressly granted herein, all right, title and interest in and to the Site and all Content contained therein are reserved and owned by DENTSPLY SIRONA.
Desktop, mobile or other applications available on this Site may be further subject to United States or other export laws, rules and regulations, as amended from time to time. No such desktop, mobile or other applications from this Site may be downloaded or exported (1) into (or to a national or resident of) Cuba, Libya, North Korea, Iran, Syria, Sudan or any other country to which the United States has embargoed goods; or (2) anyone on the United States Treasury Department's list of Specially Designated Nationals or the U.S. Commerce Department's Table of Deny Orders. By downloading or using any of the Content, you represent and warrant that you are not located in, under the control of, or a national or resident of any such country or on any such list.
Information About You and Your Visits to the Site.
Disclaimer of Warranties.
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Disclaimer of Damages and Limitation of Liability.
IN NO EVENT SHALL DENTSPLY SIRONA NOR ANY OTHER PARTY INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING OR DELIVERING THE SITE BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, INDIRECT, SPECIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF YOUR ACCESS TO, OR USE OF, THE SITE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO PROPERTY DAMAGE, LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC LOSS, LOSS OF DATA OR LOSS OF PROFITS, WITHOUT REGARD TO THE FORM OF ACTION (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, OR OTHER TORTIOUS ACTIONS), EVEN IF DENTSPLY SIRONA OR ITS BUSINESS PARTNERS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES OR AFFILIATES HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE OR LOSS. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY OR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN THE EVENT THAT THIS LIMITATION OF LIABILITY IS UNENFORCEABLE, IN NO EVENT WILL THE LIABILITY OF DENTSPLY SIRONA OR ANY OTHER PARTY INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING OR DELIVERING THE SITE, IN CONNECTION WITH THE SITE UNDER ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EXCEED $250.00 IN THE AGGREGATE, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER SUCH PARTIES HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
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User Submissions. Any communication or material you transmit to the Site by electronic mail or otherwise, including any data, questions, comments and suggestions, which may consist of textual content and potentially photos, videos, images audio files, other types of content and links to such content if allowed by the Site (collectively referred to as “User Submissions”), is, and will be treated as, non-confidential and non-proprietary. User Submissions may be used, copied, modified, adapted, publicly displayed and translated by DENTSPLY SIRONA or its affiliates for any purpose whatsoever, without restrictions, including, but not limited to, reproduction, disclosure, transmission, publication, broadcast and posting under an irrevocable, worldwide, perpetual, royalty-free, non-exclusive license. Furthermore, DENTSPLY SIRONA is free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques contained in any User Submissions for any purpose whatsoever including, but not limited to, developing, manufacturing and marketing products using such information. DENTSPLY SIRONA reserves the right, in its absolute discretion, to remove or delete, without notice, any User Submissions. DENTSPLY SIRONA also has the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any User Submissions posted or uploaded by you to the Site constitute a violation of their intellectual property rights or of their right to privacy.
Although DENTSPLY SIRONA may from time to time monitor or review discussions, chats, postings, transmissions, bulletin boards, and the like on the Site, DENTSPLY SIRONA is under no obligation to do so and assumes no responsibility or liability arising from the content of any such locations, nor for any error, defamation, libel, slander, omission, falsehood, obscenity, pornography, profanity, danger or inaccuracy contained in any information within such locations on the Site. You are prohibited from posting or transmitting any unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, scandalous, inflammatory, pornographic or profane material or any material that could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any law. DENTSPLY SIRONA will fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing DENTSPLY SIRONA to disclose the identity of anyone posting any such information or materials.
DENTSPLY SIRONA has adopted a policy that provides for the termination in appropriate circumstances of Site users who are repeat copyright infringers. DENTSPLY SIRONA may, in appropriate circumstances and at its discretion, disable and/or terminate the accounts of users who may be infringing the intellectual property of a third party. If you believe any material available through the Site infringes a copyright, you should notify DENTSPLY SIRONA using the notice procedure for claimed infringement under the DMCA (17 U.S.C. Sect. 512(c)(2)). DENTSPLY SIRONA will respond expeditiously to remove or disable access to the material claimed to be infringing and will follow the procedures specified in the DMCA to resolve the claim between the notifying party and the alleged infringer who provided the material. You should address infringement notices under the DMCA to: Copyright Agent, Michael Friedlander at DENTSPLY SIRONA, 3030 47th avenue, Suite 500, LIC, NY 11101,[email protected].
Please provide the following notice, in writing, to DENTSPLY SIRONA’s Copyright Agent:
- 1. Identify the copyrighted work or other intellectual property that you claim has been infringed;
- 2. Identify the material on the Site that you claim is infringing, with enough detail so that DENTSPLY SIRONA may locate it on the Site;
- 3. A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
- 4. A statement by you declaring under penalty of perjury that (a) the above information in your notice is accurate, and (b) that you are the owner of the copyright interest involved or that you are authorized to act on behalf of that owner;
- 5. Your address, telephone number, and email address; and
- 6. Your physical or electronic signature
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