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TERMS & CONDITIONS



This website (the "Site"), is published and maintained by subsidiaries, affiliates, and/or related entities of Sony Biotechnology Inc. ("Sony"). When you access, browse, or use this Site you accept, without limitation or qualification, the terms and conditions set forth below.

Your Right to Use the Site and Its Contents

This Site is only for your personal use. You may not distribute, exchange, modify, sell, or transmit anything you copy from this Site, including but not limited to any text, images, audio, and video, for any business, commercial, or public purpose. As long as you comply with the terms of these Terms and Conditions of Use, Sony grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited right to enter, display, and use this Site. You agree not to interrupt or attempt to interrupt the operation of this Site in any way.

Ownership

All materials on this Site, including but not limited to audio, images, software, text, and video clips (the "Content"), are protected by copyright under U.S. copyright law, international conventions, and other copyright laws. You cannot use the Content, except as specified herein. You agree to follow all instructions on this Site limiting the way you may use the Content. There are a number of proprietary logos, service marks, and trademarks found on this Site. By making them available on this Site, Sony is not granting you any license to utilize those proprietary logos, service marks, or trademarks. Any unauthorized use of the Content may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and civil and criminal statutes.

You may download one (1) copy only of the Content to be used only by you for your personal use. If you download any Content from this Site, you may not remove any copyright or trademark notices or other notices that go with it.

Transmitted Material

Internet transmissions are never completely private or secure. You understand that any message or information you send to this Site may be read or intercepted by others, unless there is a special notice that a particular message (for example, credit card information) is encrypted (sent in code). Sending a message to Sony does not cause Sony to have any special responsibility to you.

Links

This website may contain links to other Internet sites on the World Wide Web. Sony provides such links for your convenience only, and is not responsible for the content of any website linked to or from this Site. Links from this Site to any other website do not mean that Sony approves of, endorses, or recommends that website. Sony disclaims all warranties, express or implied, as to the accuracy, legality, reliability, or validity of any content on any other website.

Availability of Products and Services

The products and services displayed on the Site may not be available for purchase in your particular country or locality. The reference to such products and services on the Site does not imply or warrant that these products or services will be available at any time in your particular location. You should check with your local Sony representative for the availability of specific products and services in your area.

Sony's Right to Change These Terms and Conditions of Use
or Content on the Site

Sony may add to, change, or remove any part of these Terms and Conditions of Use at any time, without notice. Any changes to these Terms and Conditions of Use or any terms posted on this Site apply as soon as they are posted. By continuing to use this Site after any changes are posted, you are indicating your acceptance of those changes. Sony may add, change, discontinue, remove, or suspend any other Content posted on this Site, including features and specifications of products described or depicted on the Site, temporarily or permanently, at any time, without notice and without liability.

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold Sony and all of its agents, directors, employees, information providers, licensors and licensees, officers, and parent (collectively, "Indemnified Parties"), harmless from and against any and all liability and costs (including, without limitation, attorneys' fees and costs), incurred by the Indemnified Parties in connection with any claim arising out of any breach by you of these Terms and Conditions of Use or the foregoing representations, warranties, and covenants. You will cooperate as fully as reasonably required in Sony's defense of any claim. Sony reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you and you shall not in any event settle any matter without the written consent of Sony.

Disclaimer of Warranties and Damages; Limitation of Liability

YOUR USE OF THIS SITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. THIS SITE (INCLUDING ALL CONTENT AND FUNCTIONS MADE AVAILABLE ON OR ACCESSED THROUGH THIS SITE) IS PROVIDED "AS IS." TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY LAW, WITH REGARD TO THE CONTENT ON THIS SITE, SONY MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER (1) FOR THE ACCURACY, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT OF ANY CONTENT PUBLISHED ON OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE; (2) THAT THE SERVER THAT MAKES THIS SITE AVAILABLE IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER COMPONENTS THAT MAY INFECT, HARM, OR CAUSE DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT OR ANY OTHER PROPERTY WHEN YOU ACCESS, BROWSE, DOWNLOAD FROM, OR OTHERWISE USE THE SITE.

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO SONY'S NEGLIGENCE, SHALL SONY BE LIABLE FOR ANY CONSEQUENTIAL, DIRECT, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, OR SPECIAL DAMAGES RELATED TO (A) THE USE OF, (B) THE INABILITY TO USE, OR (C) ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THE CONTENTS AND FUNCTIONS OF THIS SITE, EVEN IF SONY OR AN AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE THEREOF HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN NO EVENT SHALL SONY'S TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES, AND CAUSES OF ACTION (WHETHER IN CONTRACT OR TORT, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) EXCEED $100.00.

Copyright Notice

If you believe that any Content has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please forward the following information to the Copyright Agent named below:

Your name, address, telephone number, and email address; A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;
The exact URL or a description of where the alleged infringing material is located;
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;
An electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest; and
A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.

Sony Biotechnology Inc.
Attn: Philippe Busque
2100 South Oak Street
Champaign, IL 61820-0903, USA
Phone: 217.328.9396
E-Mail: marketing@sonybiotechnology.com

By this notice, Sony seeks to preserve any and all exemptions from liability that may be available under the copyright law, but does not necessarily stipulate that it is a service provider as defined in 17 USC Section 512c or elsewhere in the law of the United States or any state or territory within the United States.

Trademark

The trademarks Sony, iCyt and any other product names, service names, or logos of Sony used, quoted and/or referenced in this Site are trademarks or registered trademarks of Sony or any of its affiliates. The absence of a name or logo in this list does not constitute a waiver of any and all intellectual property rights that Sony has established in any of its product, feature, or service names or logos.

General Provisions

These Terms and Conditions of Use and any additional terms posted on this Site together constitute the entire agreement between Sony and you with respect to your use of this Site. Any cause of action you may have with respect to your use of this Site must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises. If for any reason a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision of these Terms and Conditions of Use, or portion thereof, to be unenforceable, that provision shall be enforced to the maximum extent permissible so as to effect the intent of this agreement, and the remainder of these Terms and Conditions of Use shall continue in full force and effect. These Terms and Conditions of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York, United States of America, without reference to its conflicts of law rules.

Effective Date: November 2010