Terms and conditions of website use
Effective Date: May 2021
While Vertex may periodically update or correct information presented on this Website, the information presented on this Website may include typographical errors and/or technical inaccuracies and/or omissions. Vertex makes no representation or warranty as to the accuracy of any information at this Website and expressly disclaims any obligation to update such information. Vertex also reserves the right to make additions, deletions or modifications to any information on the Website at any time and from time to time without any prior notice.
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You may not access, monitor or copy any content or information on the Website using any robot, spider, scraper, web crawler or other automated means or any similar manual process. No part of the Website may be reproduced or transmitted in any form, by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying and recording, or used to create derivative works, except that we authorize you to view, copy, download and print Vertex documents (such as white papers, press releases, data sheets and FAQs) that are made available for public access on the Website; provided that (i) such documents shall be used solely for noncommercial, informational purposes; (ii) such documents shall not be modified; and, (iii) no copyright, trademark or other proprietary notices shall be removed, altered or added to such documents.
In the event you gain access to information or materials not intended to be accessed by you, you agree that you will immediately notify Vertex and destroy all copies of such information in your possession.
You are solely responsible for any information you send to Vertex, including without limitation accuracy, truthfulness and non-infringement or other violation of any other person's legal rights. Any communication or material that you transmit to our Website by electronic mail or otherwise, including any data, questions, comments, suggestions or the like, is, and will be treated as, non-confidential and nonproprietary information. Vertex may use such communication or material for any purpose including, but not limited to, reproduction, disclosure, transmission, publication, broadcast and further posting. Further, Vertex is free, without payment of compensation to you, to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques contained in any communication or material you send to us, whether through our Website, phone, e-mail or otherwise, for any purpose.
Any medical information contained on this Website is general in nature and for informational purposes only. We do not offer medical diagnosis or treatment from this Website, and none of the information contained on this Website should be construed as providing medical advice or services of any kind. You should not use the information contained herein for diagnosing a health problem or disease; Vertex makes no representations or warranties as to its accuracy. Persons requiring diagnosis or treatment or with questions specific to a single individual are urged to contact their healthcare provider.
Your use of this Website and any linked websites is at your own risk. Neither Vertex nor any other party involved in creating, producing or delivering this Website shall be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental or consequential damages arising out of your access to, or use of, this Website or any linked website. This includes damage due to viruses or other harmful or malicious code that may infect your computer equipment.
WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, EVERYTHING AT THIS WEBSITE IS PROVIDED TO YOU "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. SPECIFICALLY, BUT WITHOUT LIMITATION VERTEX DOES NOT WARRANT THAT: (A) THE MATERIALS, FUNCTIONS OR SERVICES PROVIDED BY THIS WEBSITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE; (B) DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED; OR (C) THAT THIS WEBSITE OR THE SERVER(S) THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.
VERTEX AND ITS AFFILIATES AND LICENSORS CANNOT AND DO NOT GUARANTEE THAT ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION SUPPLIED BY YOU TO VERTEX THROUGH THE WEBSITE (OR THE CONTACT INFORMATION ON THE WEBSITE) WILL NOT BE MISAPPROPRIATED, INTERCEPTED, DELETED, DESTROYED OR USED BY OTHERS.
EXCEPT IN THE CASE OF DEATH OR PERSONAL INJURY CAUSED BY VERTEX’S NEGLIGENCE, VERTEX’S AGGREGATE LIABILITY FOR ALL CLAIMS ARISING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO OR USE OF THE WEBSITE SHALL NOT EXCEED $1.00.
Because some jurisdictions do not permit certain limitations or disclaimers of warranties or liability, some of the above limitations may not apply to you.
Links to any document published by Vertex on this Website should be made to the home page only, without deleting any frames, or our URL address.
This Website can be accessed from many countries around the world. Each of those places has laws that may differ from those of England and Wales, where Vertex is located. By accessing this Website you and Vertex agree that the laws of England and Wales, without regard to its conflicts of laws principles, will apply to all disputes based on, arising out of, or relating to your use of this Website or any information it contains. With respect to such disputes, you and Vertex also agree and hereby submit to the exclusive personal jurisdiction and venue of any court located in England and Wales.