Terms AND Conditions
Terms and Conditions of Sale
Last Updated: [October 18th 2019]
Welcome, and thank you for your interest in Proveris Scientific Corporation (“Proveris,” “we,” or “us”) and our website at https://www.proveris.com/ (the “Site”). These Terms of Service are a legally binding contract between you and Proveris regarding your use of the Site.
PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING TERMS CAREFULLY.
BY ACCESSING OR USING THE SITE, YOU AGREE THAT YOU HAVE READ AND UNDERSTOOD, AND, AS A CONDITION TO YOUR USE OF THE SITE, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY, THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS (THESE “TERMS”). If you are not eligible, or do not agree to the Terms, then you do not have our permission to use the Site. YOUR USE OF THE SITE, AND PROVERIS’S PROVISION OF THE SITE TO YOU, CONSTITUTES AN AGREEMENT BY PROVERIS AND BY YOU TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS.
Arbitration NOTICE. Except for certain kinds of disputes described in Section 11.3, you agree that disputes arising under these Terms will be resolved by binding, individual arbitration, and BY ACCEPTING THESE TERMS, YOU AND PROVERIS ARE EACH WAIVING THE RIGHT TO A TRIAL BY JURY OR TO PARTICIPATE IN ANY CLASS ACTION OR REPRESENTATIVE PROCEEDING. YOU AGREE TO GIVE UP YOUR RIGHT TO GO TO COURT to assert or defend your rights under this contract (except for matters that may be taken to small claims court). Your rights will be determined by a NEUTRAL ARBITRATOR and NOT a judge or jury. (See Section 11.)
- Proveris Site Overview. The Site provides users with information about our products and services, including customer testimonials and PDF files of our product documentation. The Site also provides users with curated industry news and scientific journal publications.
- Eligibility. You must be at least 18 years old to use the Site. By agreeing to these Terms, you represent and warrant to us that: (a) you are at least 18 years old; (b) you have not previously been suspended or removed from the Site; and (c) your registration and your use of the Site is in compliance with any and all applicable laws and regulations. If you are an entity, organization, or company, the individual accepting these Terms on your behalf represents and warrants that they have authority to bind you to these Terms and you agree to be bound by these Terms.
- Limited License. Subject to your complete and ongoing compliance with these Terms, Proveris grants you, solely for your personal, non-commercial use, a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-sublicensable, revocable license to: (a) access and use the Site; (b) print one copy of and use the publications that Proveris in its sole discretion may choose to make available to you after you request access to the same using the fuctionality available on the Site, provided that Proveris in its sole discretion may provide such materials to you with additional restrictions on use and all such additional restrictions will be deemed “Additional Terms” under Section 12.4; and (c) print one copy of and use any documentation that Proveris may in its sole discretion enable you to print or download directly from the Site using the functionality available on the Site (such materials under the preceding (b) and (c) collectively, “Proveris Resources”).
- License Restrictions. Except as expressly set forth above in Section 3.1, you may not do any of the following (except solely to the extent such a restriction is impermissible under applicable law): (a) reproduce, distribute, publicly display, or publicly perform the Site or Proveris Resources; (b) make modifications to the Site or Proveris Resources; or (c) interfere with or circumvent any feature of the Site, including any security or access control mechanism. If you are prohibited under applicable law from using the Site, you may not use it.
- Feedback. If you choose to provide input or suggestions regarding problems with or proposed modifications or improvements to the Site or Materials (defined in Section 4) (“Feedback”), then you hereby grant Proveris an unrestricted, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive, transferable, sublicensable (through multiple tiers), royalty-free and worldwide right to exploit the Feedback in any manner and for any purpose without any credit due to you or other restrictions, including to improve the Site and create other products and services.
- Ownership; Proprietary Rights. The Site is owned and operated by Proveris. The Proveris Resources, visual interfaces, graphics, design, compilation, information, data, computer code (including source code or object code), products, software, services, and all other elements of the Site (collectively, the “Materials”) provided by Proveris are protected by intellectual property and other laws. All Materials included in or on the Site are the property of Proveris or its third party licensors. Except as expressly authorized by Proveris in these Terms, you may not make use of the Materials. Proveris reserves all rights to the Materials not granted expressly in these Terms.
- Prohibited Conduct. BY USING THE SITE YOU AGREE NOT TO:
- use the Site or any Materials for any illegal purpose or in violation of any local, state, national, or international law;
- violate, or encourage others to violate, any right of a third party, including by infringing or misappropriating any third party intellectual property right;
- interfere with security-related features of the Site, including by: (i) disabling or circumventing features that prevent or limit use or copying of any content; or (ii) reverse engineering or otherwise attempting to discover the source code of any portion of the Site except to the extent that the activity is expressly permitted by applicable law;
- interfere with the operation of the Site or any user’s enjoyment of the Site, including by: (i) uploading or otherwise disseminating any virus, adware, spyware, worm, or other malicious code; (ii) making any unsolicited offer or advertisement to another user of the Site; (iii) collecting personal information about another user or third party without consent; or (iv) interfering with or disrupting any network, equipment, or server connected to or used to provide the Site;
- perform any fraudulent activity including impersonating any person or entity, claiming a false affiliation, accessing any other Site account without permission;
- sell or otherwise transfer the access granted under these Terms or any Materials or any right or ability to view, access, or use any Materials; or
- attempt to do any of the acts described in this Section 5 or assist or permit any person in engaging in any of the acts described in this Section 5.
- Modification of these Terms. We reserve the right to change these Terms on a going-forward basis at any time. Please check these Terms periodically for changes. If a change to these Terms materially modifies your rights or obligations, we may require that you accept the modified Terms in order to continue to use the Site. Material modifications are effective upon your acceptance of the modified Terms. Immaterial modifications are effective upon publication. Except as expressly permitted in this Section 6, these Terms may be amended only by a written agreement signed by authorized representatives of the parties to these Terms. Disputes arising under these Terms will be resolved in accordance with the version of these Terms that was in effect at the time the dispute arose.
- Term, Termination and Modification of the Site
- Term. These Terms are effective beginning when you accept the Terms, first contact us, or use the Site, whichever occurs first, and these Terms no longer apply when terminated as described in Section 7.2.
- Termination. If you violate any provision of these Terms, your authorization to access the Site and the Materials automatically terminates. In addition, Proveris may, at its sole discretion, terminate these Terms or suspend or terminate your access to the Site or Materials, at any time for any reason or no reason, with or without notice.
- Effect of Termination. Upon termination of these Terms: (a) your license rights will terminate and you must immediately cease all use of the Site and Materials; and (b) Sections 3.2, 3.3, 4, 7.3, 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12 will survive.
- Modification of the Site. Proveris reserves the right to modify or discontinue the Site and access to the Materials at any time (including by limiting or discontinuing certain features of the Site), temporarily or permanently, without notice to you. Proveris will have no liability for any such changes or any suspension or termination of your access to or use of the Site or Materials.
- Indemnity. To the fullest extent permitted by law, you will defend and indemnify Proveris and its officers, directors, employees, consultants, affiliates, subsidiaries and agents (together, the “Proveris Entities”) from and against every claim brought by a third party, and any related liability, damage, loss, and expense, including reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs, arising out of or connected with: (a) your unauthorized use of, or misuse of, the Site or any Materials; (b) your violation of any portion of these Terms, any representation, warranty, or agreement referenced in these Terms, or any applicable law or regulation; (c) your violation of any third party right, including any intellectual property right or publicity, confidentiality, other property, or privacy right; or (d) any dispute or issue between you and any third party. We reserve the right, at our own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you (without limiting your indemnification obligations with respect to that matter), and in that case, you agree to cooperate with our defense of those claims.
- Disclaimers; No Warranties
THE SITE AND ALL MATERIALS AND CONTENT AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE (INCLUDING ALL MATERIALS) ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND ON AN “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. PROVERIS DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, RELATING TO THE SITE AND ALL MATERIALS AND CONTENT AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE, INCLUDING: (A) ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, QUIET ENJOYMENT, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT; AND (B) ANY WARRANTY ARISING OUT OF COURSE OF DEALING, USAGE, OR TRADE. PROVERIS DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE SITE OR ANY PORTION OF THE SITE, OR ANY MATERIALS OR CONTENT OFFERED THROUGH THE SITE, WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, SECURE, OR FREE OF ERRORS, VIRUSES, OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS, AND PROVERIS DOES NOT WARRANT THAT ANY OF THOSE ISSUES WILL BE CORRECTED.
NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM THE SITE OR PROVERIS ENTITIES OR ANY MATERIALS OR CONTENT AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE WILL CREATE ANY WARRANTY REGARDING ANY OF THE PROVERIS ENTITIES OR THE SITE THAT IS NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THESE TERMS. WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE THAT MAY RESULT FROM THE SITE AND YOUR DEALING WITH ANY OTHER SITE USER. YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT YOU USE ANY PORTION OF THE SITE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK, AND THAT WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR PROPERTY (INCLUDING YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR MOBILE DEVICE USED IN CONNECTION WITH THE SITE) OR ANY LOSS OF DATA, INCLUDING USER CONTENT.
WITHOUT LIMITING ANY OTHER TERMS IN THESE TERMS, WE DO NOT MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES THAT THE SITE OR ANY MATERIALS OR CONTENT THEREON IS INTENDED TO OR DOES DIAGNOSE, TREAT, CURE OR PREVENT ANY MEDICAL DISORDERS, CONDITIONS OR OTHER ISSUES OF ANY KIND, AND YOU HEREBY ACKNOWLEDGE THIS DISCLAIMER AND THAT WE ARE NOT ENGAGED IN PROVIDING YOU WITH ANY MEDICAL ADVICE AND/OR HEALTHCARE SERVICES BY PROVIDING YOU WITH ACCESS TO THE SITE AND ANY CONTENT OR MATERIAL THEREON.
THE LIMITATIONS, EXCLUSIONS AND DISCLAIMERS IN THIS SECTION APPLY TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. Proveris does not disclaim any warranty or other right that Proveris is prohibited from disclaiming under applicable law.
- Limitation of Liability
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, IN NO EVENT WILL THE PROVERIS ENTITIES BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES (INCLUDING DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, OR ANY OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSS) ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO YOUR ACCESS TO OR USE OF, OR YOUR INABILITY TO ACCESS OR USE, THE SITE OR ANY MATERIALS OR CONTENT ON THE SITE, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), STATUTE, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT ANY PROVERIS ENTITY HAS BEEN INFORMED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF DAMAGE.
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, THE AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF THE PROVERIS ENTITIES TO YOU FOR ALL CLAIMS ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE USE OF OR ANY INABILITY TO USE ANY PORTION OF THE SITE OR OTHERWISE UNDER THESE TERMS, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT, OR OTHERWISE, IS LIMITED TO $100.
EACH PROVISION OF THESE TERMS THAT PROVIDES FOR A LIMITATION OF LIABILITY, DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES, OR EXCLUSION OF DAMAGES IS INTENDED TO AND DOES ALLOCATE THE RISKS BETWEEN THE ENTITIES UNDER THESE TERMS. THIS ALLOCATION IS AN ESSENTIAL ELEMENT OF THE BASIS OF THE BARGAIN BETWEEN THE ENTITIES. EACH OF THESE PROVISIONS IS SEVERABLE AND INDEPENDENT OF ALL OTHER PROVISIONS OF THESE TERMS. THE LIMITATIONS IN THIS SECTION 10 WILL APPLY EVEN IF ANY LIMITED REMEDY FAILS OF ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE.
- Generally. Any dispute between you and Proveris with respect to these Terms that cannot be resolved by amicable discussion (including any question regarding its existence, validity or termination, or the application of the requirement to arbitrate claims), shall be resolved through binding arbitration in Boston, Massachusetts, conducted in the English language in front of a single arbitrator in accordance with the Federal Arbitration Act, and governed by the Commercial Dispute Resolution Procedures and the Supplementary Procedures for Consumer Related Disputes (collectively, “AAA Rules”) of the American Arbitration Association (“AAA”), as modified by these Terms, and will be administered by the AAA. The AAA Rules and filing forms are available online at www.adr.org, by calling the AAA at 1-800-778-7879, or by contacting Proveris.
- No Class Actions. YOU AND PROVERIS AGREE THAT EACH MAY BRING CLAIMS AGAINST THE OTHER ONLY IN YOUR OR ITS INDIVIDUAL CAPACITY AND NOT AS A PLAINTIFF OR CLASS MEMBER IN ANY PURPORTED CLASS OR REPRESENTATIVE PROCEEDING. Further, unless both you and Proveris agree otherwise, the arbitrator may not consolidate more than one person’s claims, and may not otherwise preside over any form of a representative or class proceeding.
- Enforceability. If Section 11.2 is found to be unenforceable or if the entirety of this Section 11 is found to be unenforceable, then the entirety of this Section 11 will be null and void and, in that case, you and Proveris agree that the exclusive jurisdiction and venue described in Section 12.2 will govern any action arising out of or related to these Terms.
- Governing Law. These Terms are governed by the laws of the State of Massachusetts without regard to conflict of law principles. You and Proveris submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the state courts and federal courts located within County of Middlesex, Massachusetts. for resolution of any lawsuit or court proceeding permitted under these Terms. We operate the Site from our offices in Hudson, Massachusetts, and we make no representation that Materials included in the Site are appropriate or available for use in other locations.
- Additional Terms. Your use of the Site is subject to all additional terms, policies, rules, or guidelines applicable to the Site or certain features of the Site that we may post on or link to from the Site or otherwise communicate to you (the “Additional Terms”). All Additional Terms are incorporated by this reference into, and made a part of, these Terms. If there is any conflict or inconsistency between any Additional Terms and these Terms, these Terms will control.
- Contact Information. The Site is offered by Proveris Scientific Corporation located at [2 Cabot Road, Hudson, Massachusetts 01749]. You may contact us by sending correspondence to that address or by emailing us at [firstname.lastname@example.org].
- No Support. We are under no obligation to provide support for the Site. In instances where we may offer support, the support will be subject to published policies.
- International Use. The Site is intended for visitors located within the United States. We make no representation that the Site is appropriate or available for use outside of the United States. Access to the Site from countries or territories or by individuals where such access is illegal is prohibited.