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bioMérieux SA (hereinafter "bioMérieux") maintains this Internet site (the "Site") for your personal information, education and better knowledge of bioMérieux' group activities only. Please feel free to browse the Site. You may download material displayed on the Site for non-commercial, personal use only provided you also retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials. You may not, however, distribute, modify, transmit, reuse, re-post or use the content of the Site for public or commercial purposes, including the text, images, audio and video without bioMérieux' written permission.

Your access to and use of the Site is also subject to the following conditions ("General Conditions") and all applicable laws. By accessing and browsing the Site, you accept the General Conditions without limitation or qualification.
 

General Conditions

You should assume that everything you see or read on the Site is copyrighted unless otherwise noted and may not be used except as provided in these General Conditions or in the text on the Site without the written permission of bioMérieux. bioMérieux neither warrants nor represents that your use of materials displayed on the Site will not infringe rights of third parties not owned by or affiliated with bioMérieux.

  1. While bioMérieux uses reasonable efforts to include accurate and up-to-date information in the Site, bioMérieux makes no warranties or representations as to its accuracy. bioMérieux assumes no liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions in the content of the Site.
  2. Your use of and browsing in the Site are at your own risks. Neither bioMérieux nor any other party involved in creating, producing or delivering the Site is liable for any direct, incidental, consequential, indirect or punitive damages arising out of your access to, or use of, the Site or any content thereof. Without limiting the foregoing, everything on the Site is provided to you "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. bioMérieux makes no warranties or representations that the Site is free from errors, virus or other harmful materials nor that it will run without disruption; bioMérieux assumes no responsibility, and shall not be liable for any damages to your computer equipment or other property on account of your access to, use of, or browsing in the Site or your downloading of any materials, data, text, images, video or audio from the Site.
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  12. Any information contained in the Site that relates to bioMérieux's products and services shall not be legally binding. bioMérieux reserves the right to update and amend the Site and any information contained herein, including these General Conditions. You are bound by any such revisions and should therefore periodically visit this page to review the then current General Conditions to which you are bound.
     

Privacy Policy Statement

In accordance with laws governing the protection of personal data, Users are hereby informed that while connecting to this Internet site ("the Site"), personal information will be automatically or voluntarily collected, retained and used as follows. If the Users do not wish such personal data be collected, retained and used according to the following conditions, they shall inform the Webmaster accordingly.

Personal data collected through each connection to the Site may, in particular, come from

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Personal data collected will only be used by bioMérieux and its affiliates and, unless otherwise specified at the collection time, will not be disclosed to or shared with any third party for any purposes.

  • personal data collected through each connection will be used to track Users' browsing on the Site so as to enable bioMérieux to make connection statistics on the most visited pages and, generally, to monitor and improve the running of the site;
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Users may request to access, modify and delete personal data at any time by sending an electronic mail to the Webmaster who shall make its best efforts to deal with the request as soon as practicable.
 

Trademarks

BIOMERIEUX, the blue logo, ACCEPT, ADTX, airIDEAL, API, api (logo), api 20 A, Apiweb, ARGENE, ATB, Aviara, BACT/ALERT, Bactometer, BacT/Link, BacT/View, Bioball, bio-discs, BioLiaison, BIONEXIA, Biozone, Boom, Cambridge biotech, CDA, CHL, CHROM ID, Clinitrol, Clinline, COATRIA, COMBIBAG, Count Slide, Count-tact, CPS, DA VINCI, Diversilab, DUOCLON, DUOTEK, easyMAG, ENZYline, Epsilometer, ERYPUR, Etest, expression, FAN, Flextek 2, FMLA, FLUOLINE, Food-Expert Id, FULL MICROBIOLOGY LAB AUTOMATION, Hemoline, HEPANOSTICON, HEPANOSTIKA, LIATEK, LOCKSURE, LYFOCULTS, Lyotrol, MB/Bact, Mecs Pe, MIC-E, Micronet, miniMAG, Monoslide Test, Monosticon, MONOTEK, MWS r-gene, Monotrol, MYLA, NASBA, Nuclisens, Nuclisens easyQ, Nuclisentral, observa, PDM, PolyViteX, Portagerm, Previ, Protiline, Quantiswab, Quantaffirm, Quod FERM +, RAID-pro, Rapid 20 E, Rapidec, REPPRO, R-GENE, RTU, Rubenosticon, SENSOR, slidex, SM, SPR, System U3, TANGO, Tempo, Testresma device, Testresma dubbel device, Theratrac, Thrombonostika, Toxo FA, TOXO SPOT if, Toxonostika, TREPANOSTIKA, Unidatrix, Unitrol, Uriline, VIDAS, Vidia, Vigi@ct, VIGIGUARD,VIKIA, VILINK, Vironostika, VITEK, Vitek Card, Xact and Zymo-trol are used, pending and/or registered trademarks belonging to bioMérieux SA or one of its subsidiaries or companies.
Any other name or trademark is the property of its respective owner.

 

Credits and contributions

Suppliers and Partners on the Site:

Development:
- SMILE (http://www.smile.fr/)

Hosting:
- COLT Télécommunications France (http://www.colt-telecom.fr)

Credits, Photos and Illustrations:

- Noël Bouchut
- Pascal Buiret
- Nicolas Giraud
- Jean-Baptiste Gaudin
- Georges Fessy
- Véronique Vedrenne
- Christian Ganet
- Studio PONS

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- Théra Conseil

 
 
 

 

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