TERMS OF USE VITATRON WEB SITE

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS OF USE CAREFULLY

These Terms of Use describe rules for visitors to this Vitatron web site. This website is owned and operated by Vitatron. Vitatron is affiliated to Medtronic Inc., a company incorporated in the United States of America (Minnesota). Vitatron is the name we use to refer to our whole business, including Vitatron Holding BV and any of the companies that it controls, such as its subsidiaries and affiliates. When we use the words we or our, we mean Vitatron. Vitatron will also operate other web sites. These Terms of Use will not apply to our other web sites. You should review the terms of use posted on these Vitatron web sites when you visit them.

These Terms of Use were last updated on January 11, 2011. We may change these Terms of Use at any time. Please review the Terms of Use each time you visit the web site. By using this web site, it means you accept the most recent version of the Terms of Use

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ABOUT THE INFORMATION ON THIS WEB SITE
This web site is funded and operated by Vitatron. The information on this web site is for your general information only. Information you read on this web site cannot replace the relationship that you have with your health care professional. Vitatron does not practice medicine or provide medical services or advice and the information on this web site should not be considered medical advice. You should always talk to your health care professional for diagnosis and treatment.

Health informat ion changes quickly. Therefore, it is always best to confirm information with your health care professional. This web site contains information about products and therapies authorized in the EU, and is intended to be viewed by residents. If you live outside the EU, you may see information on this web site about products or therapies that are not available or authorized in your country.

OUR COPYRIGHTS AND TRADEMARK

The materials on this web site belong to or are licensed to us. The materials are protected by copyright laws in the EU and other copyright laws. There are some important rules about copying these materials. You may e-mail, download, or print copies of the materials on this web site, but only for your personal, noncommercial use. When you e-mail, download, or print a copy of the materials on this web site, no documents or related graphics on this web site should be modified or used separately from any accompanying texts and you must also include all copyright and other notices that are in the materials, including the copyright notice on the bottom of the page.

We also own the names we use for our products and services on this web site, and these names are protected by trademark laws in the EU, the United States and other trademark laws. All trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

An ® following any name on our web site indicates that the trademark has been registered in the United States and/or other countries.

There may be special rules for the use of materials provided on certain parts of this web site. These special rules will be posted near the materials. If you use the materials or trademarks on this web site in a way that is not clearly allowed by these Terms of Use, you are violating your agreement with us and may be violating copyright, trademark, and other laws. In that case, we automatically revoke your permission to use this web site. Title to the materials remains with us or with the authors of the materials contained on this web site. All rights not expressly granted are reserved.

LINKS TO THIS WEB SITE AND USE OF VITATRON MARKS
You are hereby granted a non-exclusive, limited, and revocable license to link to this web site. Vitatron reserves the right to revoke this license generally, or your right to use specific links, at any time. If Vitatron revokes this license, you agree to remove and disable any and all of your links to this web site immediately.

You agree not to present the link to this web site in such a way that it is associated with advertising or appears to be an endorsement of any organization, product , or service. You agree that the link will not appear on a web site that a reasonable person may consider obscene, defamatory, harassing, grossly offensive, or malicious. Under no circumstances may you "frame" this web site or any of its content or copy portions of this web site to a server. You agree not to display or use the Vitatron logo or trademark in any manner without our prior written permission.

LINKS TO OTHER WEB SITES
This web site may contain links to web sites not operated by Vitatron. We provide these links for your convenience, but we do not review, control, or monitor the materials on any other web sites. We are not responsible for the performance of those web sites or for your business dealings with them. Your use of other web sites is subject to the terms of use of those web sites, including the privacy policies of those web sites.

THESE WEB SITES MAY CONTAIN INFORMATION ABOUT USES OF VITATRON PRODUCTS OR THERAPIES THAT HAVE NOT BEEN APPROVED IN THE COUNTRY WHERE YOU RESIDE. WE DO NOT CONTROL OR ENDORSE UNAPPROVED USES OF VITATRON PRODUCTS OR THERAPIES.

YOUR FEEDBACK, COMMENTS AND IDEAS
Whi le we are pleased to receive feedback, comments and ideas f rom visi tors to this web site, we want you to understand that any information that you submit through this web site will be considered non-personal, non-confidential, and non-proprietary (other than personal information, as that term is defined in our Privacy Statement).

If you transmit any ideas, information, concepts, know-how or techniques or materials to us through this web site, you hereby grant Vitatron an unrestricted, royalty- free, irrevocable license to use, reproduce, display, perform, modify, transmit and distribute them in any medium, and agree that Vitatron is free to use them for any purpose.

NO WARRANTIES
ALL CONTENT ON THIS WEB SITE IS PROVIDED TO YOU ON AN "AS IS," "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. VITATRON HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE. VITATRON MAKES NO WARRANTY AS TO THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, CURRENCY, OR RELIABILITY OF ANY CONTENT AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS WEBSITE. VITATRON MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES THAT USE OF THIS WEB SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR TAKING ALL PRECAUTIONS NECESSARY TO ENSURE THAT ANY CONTENT YOU MAY OBTAIN FROM THIS WEB SITE IS FREE OF VIRUSES AND ANY OTHER POTENTIALLY DESTRUCTIVE COMPUTER CODE.

Some States or countries do not allow limitations on implied warranties, so one or more of the above limitations may not apply to you.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
YOU AGREE THAT NEITHER VITATRON NOR ANY PERSON OR COMPANY ASSOCIATED WITH VITATRON SHALL BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGE RESULTING FROM YOUR USE OR INABILITY TO USE THIS WEB SITE OR THE MATERIALS ON THIS WEB SITE. THIS PROTECTION COVERS CLAIMS BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY, AND ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY. THIS PROTECTION COVERS VITATRON, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, AND SUPPLIERS MENTIONED ON THIS WEB SITE. THIS PROTECTION COVERS ALL LOSSES INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DIRECT OR INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY, AND PUNITIVE DAMAGES, PERSONAL INJURY/WRONGFUL DEATH, LOST PROFITS, OR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM LOST DATA OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION.

THE TOTAL LIABILITY OF VITATRON, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, SUPPLIERS, IF ANY, FOR LOSSES OR DAMAGES SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE AMOUNT OF YOUR ACTUAL DAMAGES, NOT TO EXCEED U.S. $ 100.00. THE LIMIT OF LIABILITY MAY NOT BE EFFECTIVE IN SOME STATES OR COUNTRIES. IN NO EVENT SHALL VITATRON, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OR SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY LOSSES OR DAMAGES OTHER THAN THE AMOUNT DESCRIBED ABOVE. ALL OTHER DAMAGES, DIRECT OR INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR PUNITIVE, RESULTING FROM ANY USE OF THE WEB SITE OR MATERIALS ARE EXCLUDED EVEN IF VITATRON HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

OTHER RULES ABOUT THIS WEB SITE
In addition to the rules in these Terms of Use and the Privacy Statement, you may be subject to additional terms that may apply when you access particular services or materials on certain areas in this web site, such as by following a link from this web site. Please read our Privacy Statement to learn how we protect and use information that we gather through this web site.

If you violate these Terms of Use or the Privacy Statement in a way that causes harm to others, you agree to hold Vitatron harmless against any liability for that harm.

Your obligations under this section and the sections called "Your Feedback", "No Warranties" and "Limitation of Liability" will survive termination of these Terms of Use.

If any provision of these Terms of Use is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms of Use, which shall remain in full force and effect . No waiver of any of these Terms of Use shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or condition or any other term or condition.

By using this web site, you agree that the only proper jurisdiction and venue for any dispute with Vitatron, or in any way relating to your use of this web site, is in the courts of the The Netherlands. You further agree and consent to the exercise of personal jurisdiction in these courts in connection with any dispute involving Vitatron or its affiliates, employees, officers, directors, agents, or suppliers. These Terms of Use are governed by the internal substantive laws of The Netherlands, without respect to its conflict of laws principles.

QUESTIONS, COMMENTS, AND NOTICES
Vitatron may deliver notice to you by electronic mail , a general notice on this web site, or by written communication delivered by post to your address on record with Vitatron.You may deliver notice to Vitatron by using the ‘Contact Us’ at www.vitatron.com, or at Vitatron Holding BV Endepolsdomein 5, Maastricht NL 6229GW The Netherlands.