Accessing the Emprove® Program and Account Security
We reserve the right to withdraw access, Login Information, or amend this Emprove® Program, and any service or material we provide on the Emprove® Program, in our sole discretion without notice. We will not be liable if for any reason all or any part of the Emprove® Program is unavailable at any time or for any period. From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of the Emprove® Program, or the entire Emprove® Program, to users, including registered users.
In order to be able to access the information offered on this Emprove® Program, you will need to use a specific user ID, email address, or other login information, such as a password (Login Information). You must not disclose your Login Information to any person or otherwise allow any person to access the Portal using your Login Information.
You must take your own precautions to ensure that the process you employ for accessing this Emprove® Program does not expose you to the risk of viruses, malicious computer code, or other forms of interference that may damage your own computer system. For the removal of doubt, we do not accept responsibility for any interference or damage to your own computer system which arises in connection with your use of this Emprove® Program or any Linked Site.
You are responsible for both:
If you choose or are provided with, a username, password, or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential, and you must not disclose it to any other person or entity. You also acknowledge that your account is personal to you and agree not to provide any other person with access to this Emprove® Program or portions of it using your username, password, or other security information. You agree to notify us immediately of any unauthorized access to or use of your username or password or any other breach of security. You also agree to ensure that you exit your account at the end of each session. You should use particular caution when accessing your account from a public or shared computer so that others are not able to view or record your password or other personal information.
Intellectual Property Rights
The Emprove® Program and its entire contents, EMPROVE® Dossiers, features, and functionality (including but not limited to all information, software, text, displays, images, video, and audio, and the design, selection, and arrangement thereof) are owned by the Company, its licensors, or other providers of such material and are protected by United States and international copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, and other intellectual property or proprietary rights laws.
You must not:
You must not access or use for any commercial purposes any part of the Emprove® Program or any services or materials available through the Emprove® Program.
The Company name, the terms MilliporeSigma, Sigma-Aldrich, the Company logo, and all related names, logos, product and service names, designs, and slogans are trademarks of the Company or its affiliates or licensors. You must not use such marks without the prior written permission of the Company. All other names, logos, product and service names, designs, and slogans on this Emprove® Program are the trademarks of their respective owners.
Additionally, you agree not to:
Emprove® Program Additional Terms & Conditions
Reliance on Information Posted
The information presented on or through the Emprove® Program is made available solely for the intended purposes. Any reliance you place on such information is strictly at your own risk. We disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by you or any other visitor to the Emprove® Program, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.
This Emprove® Program may include/includes content provided by third parties, including materials provided by other users, bloggers, and third-party licensors, syndicators, aggregators, and/or reporting services. All statements and/or opinions expressed in these materials, and all articles and responses to questions and other content, other than the content provided by the Company, are solely the opinions and the responsibility of the person or entity providing those materials. These materials do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the Company. We are not responsible, or liable to you or any third party, for the content or accuracy of any materials provided by any third parties.
Changes to the Emprove® Program
We may update the content on this Emprove® Program from time to time, but its content is not necessarily complete or up-to-date. Any of the material on the Emprove® Program may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.
Information About You and Your Visits to the Emprove® Program
All information we collect regarding you and your activity on the Emprove® Program is subject to our Privacy Statement. By using the Emprove® Program, you agree for us to process your information and activity data for purposes such as providing: i) the Emprove® Program to you; ii) our internal usage analytics; and iii) your usage analytics as requested.
Links from the Emprove® Program
If the Emprove® Program contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your convenience only. This includes links contained in advertisements, including banner advertisements and sponsored links. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. If you decide to access any of the third-party Emprove® Programs linked to this Emprove® Program, you do so entirely at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for such Emprove® Programs.
Each party ("Receiving Party") agrees to retain in confidence any information provided to it by the other party ("Disclosing Party") that is marked, labeled, or otherwise designated as confidential or proprietary or that Receiving Party knew, or should have known, was confidential due to the circumstances surrounding the disclosure by Disclosing Party ("Confidential Information"). The Receiving Party’s nondisclosure obligation shall not apply to information which the Receiving Party can document: (i) was rightfully in its possession or known to it prior to receipt of the Confidential Information; (ii) is or has become public knowledge through no fault of the Receiving Party; (iii) is rightfully obtained by the Receiving Party from a third party without breach of any confidentiality obligation; (iv) is independently developed by the Receiving Party without reference to the other party's Confidential Information; or (v) is required to be disclosed pursuant to a regulation, law or court order (but only to the minimum extent required to comply with such regulation or order and with advance notice to the Disclosing Party). Each party will at all times, both during the Term of this Agreement and thereafter, keep in trust and confidence all Confidential Information of the other party and shall only disclose Confidential Information to its employees, agents, representatives, affiliates, and authorized contractors or subcontractors (collectively “Representatives”) having a need to know for the purposes of this Agreement. Each party will notify and inform such Representatives of each party's limitations, duties, and obligations regarding the use, access to, and nondisclosure of Confidential Information and will obtain or have obtained its Representatives’ agreements to comply with such limitations, duties, and obligations with regard to such Confidential Information no less restrictive than those contained herein. Each party is liable for all acts and omissions of the Representatives related to the other party’s Confidential Information. Each party agrees to give notice to the other party immediately after learning of or having reason to suspect a breach of any of the proprietary restrictions set forth in this Section. The Receiving Party acknowledges that disclosure of Confidential Information would cause substantial harm for which damages alone would not be a sufficient remedy, and therefore that upon any such disclosure by the Receiving Party, the Disclosing Party shall be entitled to appropriate equitable relief in addition to whatever other remedies it might have at law.
Disclaimer of Warranties
You understand that we cannot and do not guarantee or warrant that files available for downloading from the internet or the Emprove® Program will be free of viruses or other destructive code. You are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and checkpoints to satisfy your particular requirements for anti-virus protection and accuracy of data input and output, and for maintaining a means external to our site for any reconstruction of any lost data. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PROVIDED BY LAW, WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED BY A DISTRIBUTED DENIAL-OF-SERVICE ATTACK, VIRUSES, OR OTHER TECHNOLOGICALLY HARMFUL MATERIAL THAT MAY INFECT YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, DATA, OR OTHER PROPRIETARY MATERIAL DUE TO YOUR USE OF THE EMPROVE® PROGRAM OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE EMPROVE® PROGRAM OR TO YOUR DOWNLOADING OF ANY MATERIAL POSTED ON IT, OR ON ANY EMPROVE® PROGRAM LINKED TO IT.
YOUR USE OF THE EMPROVE® PROGRAM, ITS CONTENT, AND ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE EMPROVE® PROGRAM IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE EMPROVE® PROGRAM, ITS CONTENT, AND ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE EMPROVE® PROGRAM ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS, WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. NEITHER THE COMPANY NOR ANY PERSON ASSOCIATED WITH THE COMPANY MAKES ANY WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION WITH RESPECT TO THE COMPLETENESS, SECURITY, RELIABILITY, QUALITY, ACCURACY, OR AVAILABILITY OF THE EMPROVE® PROGRAM. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, NEITHER THE COMPANY NOR ANYONE ASSOCIATED WITH THE COMPANY REPRESENTS OR WARRANTS THAT THE EMPROVE® PROGRAM, ITS CONTENT, OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE EMPROVE® PROGRAM WILL BE ACCURATE, RELIABLE, ERROR-FREE, OR UNINTERRUPTED, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, THAT OUR SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS, OR THAT THE EMPROVE® PROGRAM OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE EMPROVE® PROGRAM WILL OTHERWISE MEET YOUR NEEDS OR EXPECTATIONS.
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PROVIDED BY LAW, THE COMPANY HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, STATUTORY, OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT, AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
THE FOREGOING DOES NOT AFFECT ANY WARRANTIES THAT CANNOT BE EXCLUDED OR LIMITED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.
Limitation on Liability
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PROVIDED BY LAW, IN NO EVENT WILL THE COMPANY, ITS AFFILIATES, OR THEIR LICENSORS, SERVICE PROVIDERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OFFICERS, OR DIRECTORS BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, UNDER ANY LEGAL THEORY, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE EMPROVE® PROGRAM, ANY EMPROVE® PROGRAMS LINKED TO IT, ANY CONTENT ON THE EMPROVE® PROGRAM OR SUCH OTHER EMPROVE® PROGRAMS, INCLUDING ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PERSONAL INJURY, PAIN AND SUFFERING, EMOTIONAL DISTRESS, LOSS OF REVENUE, LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF BUSINESS OR ANTICIPATED SAVINGS, LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF GOODWILL, LOSS OF DATA, AND WHETHER CAUSED BY TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), BREACH OF CONTRACT OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF FORESEEABLE.
THE FOREGOING DOES NOT AFFECT ANY LIABILITY THAT CANNOT BE EXCLUDED OR LIMITED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.
Governing Law and Jurisdiction
Waiver and Severability
Customer may not assign or transfer this Agreement nor any terms therein including the provisions of Confidentiality as further defined herein, or any rights or obligations hereunder, without the prior written consent of Company, which may be withheld for any reason whatsoever.
EMPROVE® Program Dossier Access Terms
In addition to the terms above, Customer agrees that Company only provides the respective EMPROVE® Dossiers or EMPROVE® Program access according to these terms and conditions and solely for regulatory use.
Customer is entitled to share the ordered Dossiers with any of its Affiliates which means, for such purpose, any corporation or other business entity controlling, controlled by, or under common control of the Customer by the direct or indirect ownership of more than fifty percent (50%) of the voting interest in the Customer or such corporation or other entity (“Affiliates”). Sharing the Dossiers with and assignments to other parties (not including authorities during regulatory procedures) is prohibited.
If the Customer is planning to share information with any of its Affiliates, it has to first bind the Affiliate to the same conditions the Customer accepts herewith.
Customer has to retain in confidence all information contained in the EMPROVE® Dossiers disclosed to it by or on behalf of the Company for ten (10) years after receipt. This restriction may be waived only upon written consent given by the Company, which consent will not be withheld in case of good reason.
Company is not obligated to disclose any further information to Customer or to provide any license or other right to the Customer. The Customer may not assign any right hereunder without the prior written consent of the Company.
The Customer understands, that Company will use its best commercially reasonable efforts regarding the accuracy, completeness or reasonableness of the information contained in the EMPROVE® Dossier, but Company does not take over any representation or warranty, express or implied, as to the accuracy, completeness or reasonableness of the EMPROVE® Dossier, and that neither Company nor any of its employees, officers or consultants shall have any liability to the Customer as a result of the Customer’s possession or use of the EMPROVE® Dossier. The limitation of liability shall not apply in case any damage is caused by the Company with gross negligence or willful misconduct.
The Customer´s order, any agreement based on it, and any dispute arising out of it shall exclusively be without regard to conflict of law principles subject to the laws of Germany. It is understood and agreed that both parties hereby exclusively submit to the jurisdiction of the competent courts in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
Any order shall only become binding on Company after the Customer accepts the provisions hereunder and Company decides to deliver the respective EMPROVE® Dossier to the Customer and without giving any further statements or commitments to the Customer.
Company will make the ordered EMPROVE® Dossier available for the individual Customer as a pdf file at its own discretion. The file will be made available on Company’s website. This will usually take approximately ten (10) working days after receipt of the order. The Company reserves the right to inform the Customer about further delays. The price will be invoiced by SELLER and is due for payment by the COMPANY within thirty (30) days from the date of the invoice.
The order form, signed by the Customer, may be delivered by facsimile or electronic (pdf) transmission, and facsimile or electronic (pdf) copies of executed documents shall be binding as originals.
EMPROVE® Program Original Manufacture Disclosure Terms
Any Customer who is a subscriber of the EMPROVE® Program which includes the Original Manufacture Disclosure information including access to the Advanced Qualification Dossiers (“AQD”) for the purpose of performing internal risk assessment and qualification activities, and as needed to satisfy regulatory requirements, (the “Purpose”), shall also be subject to the following Original Manufacturer Confidentiality terms: