|Your Acceptance of These Terms and Conditions|
|Please take a few minutes to carefully review these terms and conditions. By accessing and using this web site you agree to follow and be bound by these terms and conditions. If you do not agree to follow and be bound by these terms and conditions, you may not access, use or download materials from this web site. |
|These Terms and Conditions May Change|
|Syngenta reserves the right to update or modify these terms and conditions at any time without prior notice. Your use of this web site following any such change constitutes your agreement to follow and be bound by the terms and conditions as changed. For this reason, we encourage you to review these terms and conditions every time you use this web site. These terms and conditions were last revised on December 1, 2003.|
|Copyright Notice and Limited License|
|Everything you see and hear on this web site (the “Content”), including, for example, all of the text, photographs, illustrations, graphics, audio clips, video clips, and audio-video clips, is copyrighted under United States law and applicable international copyright laws and treaty provisions, and is subject to the copyright laws of Australia. The copyrights in the Content are owned by Syngenta Corporation or by one of its affiliates, or by third parties who have licensed their materials to Syngenta. The entire Content of this site is copyrighted as a collective work under United States law and applicable international copyright laws and treaties, and is subject to the copyright laws of Australia, and Syngenta owns the copyright in the selection, coordination, arrangement and enhancement of the Content. |
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Except as expressly stated above, you may not copy, download, print, publish, display, perform, distribute, transmit, transfer, translate, modify, add to, update, compile, abridge or in any other way transform or adapt all or any part of the Content of this site without first obtaining written permission from Syngenta.
- only use the Content you download for your personal, noncommercial use or to further your business dealings with Syngenta;
- you do not publish or post any part of the Content on any other Internet site;
- you do not publish or broadcast any part of the Content in or on any other media;
- you do not modify or alter the Content in any way or delete or modify any copyright or trademark notices or notices of confidentiality.
Except as expressly stated above, no right, title or interest in the downloaded Content is transferred to you when you download Content from this site. Except for the limited, non-exclusive license expressly granted above, nothing contained in these terms and conditions or on this web site shall be construed as conferring a license, be it by implication, estoppel or otherwise, or any other right under any copyright, trademark, patent, or other intellectual property right of Syngenta or any third party.
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Except as expressly stated in these terms and conditions, you may not reproduce, display or otherwise use any Trademark without first obtaining Syngenta's written permission.
|Syngenta welcomes your comments and feedback regarding this web site. All information and materials submitted to Syngenta through this web site, such as any comments, feedback, ideas, questions, designs, data or the like, will be considered NON-CONFIDENTIAL and NON-PROPRIETARY. For this reason, we ask that you not send us any information or materials that you do not wish to assign to us, including, without limitation, any confidential information or any original creative materials such as product ideas, computer code, or original artwork. |
By submitting communications and/or materials to Syngenta through this web site, you assign to Syngenta, free of charge, all worldwide rights, title and interest in all copyrights and other intellectual property rights in the information and/or materials you submit. Syngenta will be entitled to use any information and/or materials you submit through this web site, and any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques contained in any such information and/or materials, for any purpose whatsoever, included but not limited to developing, manufacturing and marketing products using such information or materials without restriction and without compensating you in any way.
However, Syngenta will not use any information or materials you submit through this web site in a way that violates applicable privacy laws. In particular, Syngenta will not release your name or otherwise publicise the fact that you submitted information or materials to us unless: (a) we obtain your permission to use your name; or (b) we first notify you that the materials or other information you submit to a particular part of this site will be published or otherwise used with your name on it; or (c) we are required to do so by law.
You are responsible for the information and other content contained in any communications you submit through this web site, including, without limitation, their truthfulness and accuracy.
|Some of the information, articles and other materials available through this site are provided to Syngenta by third-parties, including third-party news and stock quotation services. Wherever practical, in our opinion, the source of these third-party materials is identified. These third-party materials are provided for your interest and convenience only. Syngenta does not endorse these materials or the vendors who supply them to us, nor does Syngenta warrant or represent that these materials are current, accurate, complete or reliable. Syngenta accepts no responsibility for any use to which third party information is put. |
|Links to Other Web Sites|
|This site contains hyperlinks to web sites that are not operated by Syngenta. These hyperlinks are provided for your reference and convenience only, and do not imply any endorsement of the material on these third-party web sites or any association with their operators. Syngenta does not control these web sites and is not responsible for their contents. You access and use these web sites solely at your own risk. |
|Any information contained or referenced in this web site is suitable only and is not to be construed other than as an introduction to Syngenta and its products and services. For specific advice and instructions related to our products and services, please contact Syngenta directly. Persons intending to use a crop protection or seed product must read and follow the label accompanying that product and comply with all applicable laws and regulations relating to the use of that product. Before using any crop protection product, be sure that it is registered for use in your country. |
|Because different countries around the world have different laws and regulatory requirements, some products are available in some countries and not in others. This site contains references or cross references to Syngenta products, programs and services that may not available or announced in your country. These references do not imply that Syngenta intends to announce such products, programs or services in your country. Consult your local Syngenta sales representative or contact Syngenta if you have questions about which products, programs and services may be available to you. |
|Right to Alter Web Site|
|SYNGENTA RESERVES THE RIGHT TO ALTER THE CONTENT AND FUNCTIONALITY OF THIS WEB SITE IN ANY WAY, OR TO LIMIT ACCESS TO THIS WEB SITE, OR TO SHUT DOWN THIS WEB SITE, AT ANY TIME, FOR ANY REASON, WITHOUT PRIOR NOTIFICATION, AND WILL NOT BE LIABLE IN ANY WAY FOR POSSIBLE CONSEQUENCES OF SUCH CHANGES. |
|Our website may contain forward-looking statements - i.e., statements not of historical fact, including statements about our beliefs and expectations. These statements are based on current plans, estimates and projections, and therefore readers should not place undue reliance on them. These statements involve inherent risks and uncertainties, many of which are outside of Syngenta's control. In our filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, we have identified certain factors that may cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in these forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date they are made, and we undertake no obligation to update any of them in light of new information or future events. |
|DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES|
|THIS WEB SITE IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS,” “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT POSSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, SYNGENTA AND ITS AFFILIATES DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, SYNGENTA DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THIS WEB SITE WILL BE AVAILABLE AT ANY PARTICULAR TIME OR LOCATION OR THAT ITS OPERATION WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE. SYNGENTA DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE CONTENT OF THIS SITE IS FREE OF VIRUSES, WORMS OR OTHER CODE THAT MAY MANIFEST CONTAMINATING OR DESTRUCTIVE PROPERTIES. ALTHOUGH SYNGENTA HAS MADE AND WILL CONTINUE TO MAKE GREAT EFFORTS TO PROVIDE ACCURATE AND UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION, INFORMATION PUBLISHED ON THIS WEB SITE MAY BE INCOMPLETE OR OUTDATED AND MAY CONTAIN INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. SYNGENTA DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE, VALIDITY, ACCURACY, CURRENCY OR RELIABILITY OF, OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF, OR OTHERWISE RESPECTING THIS WEB SITE OR ANY INFORMATION PUBLISHED ON THIS WEB SITE. |
|LIMITATION OF LIABILITY|
|YOUR USE OF THIS WEB SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, SHALL SYNGENTA, ITS AFFILIATES OR ANY OF THEIR RESPECTIVE DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, OR AGENTS, BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT OR INDIRECT LOSSES OR DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR ACCESS OF, USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THIS WEB SITE OR YOUR RELIANCE ON ANY INFORMATION PROVIDED ON THIS WEB SITE. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, SYNGENTA SHALL NOT BE LIABLE IN ANY WAY FOR POSSIBLE ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THE CONTENTS OF THIS SITE; THIS APPLIES IN PARTICULAR TO ANY REFERENCES TO PRODUCTS AND SERVICES SUPPLIED BY SYNGENTA. THIS IS A COMPREHENSIVE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY THAT APPLIES TO ALL LOSSES AND DAMAGES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER, WHETHER DIRECT OR INDIRECT, GENERAL, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOSS OF DATA, REVENUE OR PROFITS. THIS LIMITATION OF LIABILITY APPLIES WHETHER THE ALLEGED LIABILITY IS BASED ON CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY OR ANY OTHER BASIS AND EVEN IF AN AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE OF SYNGENTA OR ITS AFFILIATES HAS BEEN ADVISED OF OR SHOULD HAVE KNOWN OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. |
SOME COUNTRIES OR SOME POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS OF CERTAIN COUNTRIES DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SET FORTH ABOVE, SO THIS LIMITATION OF LIABILITY MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IF ANY PART OF THIS LIMITATION OF LIABILITY IS FOUND TO BE INVALID OR UNENFORCEABLE FOR ANY REASON, THEN THE AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF SYNGENTA AND/OR ITS AFFILIATES UNDER SUCH CIRCUMSTANCES FOR LIABILITIES THAT OTHERWISE WOULD HAVE BEEN LIMITED SHALL NOT EXCEED ONE HUNDRED ($100.00) DOLLARS.
|This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and Syngenta with respect to your access to and/or use of this web site. |
|Compliance. This Web Site is owned and operated by Syngenta Crop Protection Australasia Pty Limited. Syngenta operates this Web site in full compliance with the Privacy Act (Australia). |
Notification of Changes to This Policy. Syngenta is continually improving and adding new functionality and features to this Web site and improving and adding to its existing products, services and programs. Because of these ongoing changes, changes in the law and the changing nature of technology, Syngenta's data practices will change from time to time. If and when our data practices change, Syngenta will post the changes on our Web site to notify you of the changes. We encourage you to check this page frequently. Please rest assured, however, that it is always our intent to comply with the letter and spirit of the Privacy Act
Personal Data Collected Through This Web Site. The personal data Syngenta collects through this web site is the information you give us when you use our site. Syngenta processes this data only for specific and limited purposes, primarily for customer service purposes. We ask only for data that is adequate, relevant and not excessive for those purposes.
For example, you may use this site to register to receive "updates" on topics of interest to you. We use this information to send you relevant updates. If you no longer wish to receive these updates, you can "unsubscribe" by following the instructions contained in each update.
You may also use this site to contact Syngenta. When you send us an e-mail, we ask you for your e-mail address and phone number so that we can respond to your question or comment. The information you send us in your e-mail is used internally by Syngenta and its affiliates to help us improve our products and services and to help resolve your problem.
In addition to the information you provide when you use our Web site, Syngenta uses technology to collect information about the use of our Web site. For example, we may use technology to track which pages of our Web site our visitors view. We also may use technology to determine which Web browsers our visitors use.
Some of this technology does not identify you personally, it simply enables us to compile statistics about our visitors and their use of our site. We use this anonymous data to improve the content and functionality of this Web site and our e-mail updates, to better understand our customers and markets, and to improve Syngenta products and services.
Some of the technology does enable us to identify you, and which pages you have visited or downloaded. We use this information to provide our customers with better service, and information which is better targeted, and to better understand our customers and markets, and to improve Syngenta products and services.
Our e-mail updates often contain hyperlinks to additional information on our Web site. We may use technology to track how often these links are used and which pages on our Web site our subscribers choose to view.
Cookies. In order to collect the anonymous data described in the preceding paragraph, Syngenta may use temporary "cookies" that collect the first level domain name of the user (for example, if your e-mail address is "email@example.com," the cookie collects the "bigmail.com" portion of your e-mail address) and the date and time you accessed this Web site. Cookies by themselves cannot be used to discover the identity of the user. A cookie is a small piece of information that is sent to your browser and stored on your computer's hard drive. Cookies do not damage your computer. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie. This enables you to decide if you want to accept it or not.
Disclosure of Your Personal Data. Syngenta does not share the personal data we collect when you use this Web site with unrelated third parties, except under these limited circumstances: Personal data may occasionally be transferred to third parties who act for or on behalf of Syngenta, or in connection with the business of Syngenta, for further processing in accordance with the purposes for which the data was originally collected or for purposes to which you have subsequently consented. In addition, there may be some other, limited circumstances in which Syngenta may share or transfer the information in its databases, for example, to comply with a legal requirement, for the administration of justice, to protect your vital interests, to protect the security or integrity of our databases or this Web site, to take precautions against legal liability, or in the event of a corporate sale, merger, reorganization, dissolution or similar event. Where appropriate, before disclosing personal data to a third party, Syngenta contractually requires the third party to take adequate precautions to protect that data and ask for written assurance they also comply with the current Privacy Act legislation.
Syngenta has obligations to disclose to the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) information about any problems arising from the use of registered products. If you supply us information of that kind, Syngenta may be required by law to disclose it to a third party.
Data Integrity and Security. Syngenta strives to maintain the reliability, accuracy, completeness and currency of personal data in our databases and to protect the privacy and security of our databases. We keep your data only for as long as reasonably necessary for the purposes for which it was collected or to comply with any applicable legal or ethical reporting or document retention requirements. Our servers and our databases are protected by industry standard security technology, such as industry standard firewalls and password protection. The employees who have access to personal data have been trained to handle such data properly and in accordance with our security protocols and strict standards of confidentiality. Although we cannot guarantee against any loss, misuse, unauthorized disclosure, alternation or destruction of data, we try to prevent such unfortunate occurrences.
Data Access and Corrections. Upon receipt of your written request and enough information to permit us to identify your personal data, we will disclose to you the personal data we hold about you. We will also correct, amend or delete any personal data that is inaccurate and notify any third party recipients of the necessary changes. If you wish to access or correct your personal data, please write our Privacy Officer at Syngenta Crop Protection, PO Box 886, North Ryde BC, NSW 1670. We will respond to your requests in a prompt and proper manner. Syngenta does not charge for complying with a correction request, however, for all other requests, Syngenta may charge a small fee to cover its costs. Requests to delete personal data are subject to any applicable legal and ethical reporting or document retention obligations imposed on Syngenta.
Children. Syngenta does not knowingly collect personal data from children under the age of eighteen. If you are under eighteen, please do not give us any personal data. If you have reason to believe that a child has provided personal data to Syngenta, please contact us, and we will endeavour to delete that information from our databases.
Transfer of Data Abroad. Syngenta is a global enterprise and has facilities and databases in different countries. Syngenta may, from time to time, transfer your personal data to one of its databases in another country only where standards comply with the Privacy Act in Australia. We will ensure that data transferred to Syngenta databases in that country are adequately protected and that the transfer of data to third parties in such countries is made pursuant to a contract providing adequate protection.
Of course, the Internet is made up of a large number of international connections. If you are visiting this Web site from a country other than the country in which our server is located (currently, the Australia), the various communications will necessarily result in the transfer of information across international boundaries. By visiting this Web site and communicating electronically with us, you consent to these transfers.
|The terms and conditions set forth above are effective as of December 1, 2003. |