TERMS AND CONDITIONS
This section states the Terms and Conditions under which you may use this website. Please read this section carefully and consult your attorney if there is anything contained in the Terms and Conditions that you have difficulty understanding. If you do not accept these Terms and Conditions or if you do not understand all or part thereof, do not enter the site. Baxter Healthcare Corporation and Baxter International Inc ("Baxter") may modify these Terms and Conditions at any time at its discretion by updating this posting. You must review this page periodically to review the Terms and Conditions because they govern your use of this website and are binding.
The information on the Renalinfo.com website ("this site") is provided "as is" without any warranties, expressed or implied. In particular, Baxter makes no representation or warranty that the information contained on this site will be timely, complete or error-free.
To the extent permitted by applicable laws, Baxter accepts no liability whatsoever in respect of any loss, damage or expenses arising from your use of this site or the unavailability of this site.
Purpose of Website
This website and the contents of this website, including all information, text, graphics, images, hyperlinks, and other material including user contributions (the "Materials"), may contain information on medical and health-related topics and are for general educational purposes only. This website is not intended to be used for the purposes of providing medical treatment or attention or making medical or health-related decisions. This website is not a substitute or replacement for medical advice. If you are seeking medical advice, we encourage you to consult a physician or other medical professional.
Baxter, its affiliates, agents, editors, and licensors do not endorse any statements or opinions made in the Materials. Baxter does not take any responsibility for the Materials, nor will Baxter, its affiliates, agents, editors or licensors be responsible for any damages to users of the website, however caused. The views expressed in the Materials are those of the author and are not necessarily those of Baxter. Information in the Materials may not be current and may be superseded by more recent information published by Baxter or by other parties. USE OF THE WEBSITE OR MATERIALS AND ANY RELIANCE ON THE MATERIALS IS AT YOUR OWN RISK.
As a user of the website, you are responsible for your own communications and are responsible for the consequences of posting those communications. Baxter shall be entitled to use any such communications without payment of any kind to you. Baxter does not screen communications in advance and is not responsible for screening or monitoring material posted by users.
No Warranties or Liability
A) In determining to publish information on our website, Baxter has consulted sources that Baxter believes to be reliable; however, due to the possibility of errors, Baxter cannot represent or warrant that such information is complete or accurate, and we do not assume any duty to update such information subsequent to the date of its publication. Accordingly, Baxter, its affiliates, agents, editors, and licensors, make no warranties of any kind regarding this website and the Materials, all of which are provided on an "as is" and "when available" basis. Baxter, its affiliates, agents, editors, and licensors disclaim all representations and warranties, including any implied warranties and conditions of merchantable quality, non-infringement and fitness for a particular purpose, including, without limiting the foregoing, the suitability of the Materials as a basis for medical decisions. Baxter, its affiliates, agents, editors, and licensors make no warranty as to the accuracy, reliability, veracity, completeness, or suitability of the Materials or about the results obtained using the Materials.
B) IN NO EVENT WILL BAXTER, ITS AFFILIATES, AGENTS, OR LICENSORS BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANYONE ELSE FOR ANY DECISION MADE OR ACTION TAKEN (OR NOT TAKEN) BY YOU IN RELIANCE ON THE MATERIALS. THE INFORMATION ON THIS SITE IS PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTIBILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NONINFRINGEMENT. BAXTER MAKES NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY THAT THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS SITE WILL BE TIMELY OR ERROR-FREE. YOU AGREE THAT BAXTER, ITS AFFILIATES, AGENTS, EDITORS, AND LICENSORS, AND ANY THIRD PARTY MENTIONED IN THIS WEBSITE, WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES), OR LOSS OF DATA OR LOSS OF PROFIT, EVEN IF CONCEPTIS OR ONE OR MORE OF CONCEPTIS' AFFILIATES, AGENTS, EDITORS, OR ANY THIRD PARTY MENTIONED IN THIS WEBSITE HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE OR LOSS.
The laws of the state of Illinois and the laws of the United States applicable govern these Terms and Conditions therein without reference to any conflict of law principles. If any provision of these Terms and Conditions shall be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these Terms and Conditions and shall not affect the validity of any remaining provisions. These Terms and Conditions constitute the entire agreement between you and Baxter and may only be modified by Baxter at its discretion. This site contains information about treatments and therapies, which may or may not be available in other countries. Each country has specific laws, regulations and medical practices governing the communication of medical or other information on the Internet. Nothing in this site should be viewed as a solicitation or promotion of any particular treatment or therapy, which is not authorized, by the laws and regulations of the country where the reader resides, or as a promotion or advertisement of any products or services.
Links to Other Websites
Baxter can direct you to external web sites. Baxter does not own these sites. Baxter does not necessarily endorse and is not responsible for the content of any offsite pages or any other sites linked to these sites. Use of linked sites that are not owned or operated by Baxter is at your own risk and Baxter will not be liable for any loss, damage or expenses, which you suffer or incur as a result of your use of such sites.
Use of Materials
The Materials are protected by copyright under copyright laws of the United States, Canada, and other foreign jurisdictions. Baxter authorizes you to view and make one paper-based copy of the Materials solely for your personal, non-commercial use, provided that you obtain authorization from other users to copy any of their contributions whether in the form of text, graphics, or images. Unauthorized use of the Materials may violate applicable copyright, trademark, or other intellectual property laws or other laws. You must retain all copyright and trademark notices, including any other proprietary notices, contained in the Materials on any reproduction of all or part of the Materials. You are prohibited from selling or modifying the Materials, and from reproducing, displaying, performing, distributing, or otherwise using the Materials in any way for any purpose except as you are specifically authorized under these Terms and Conditions. The use of the Materials on any other website or in any environment of networked computers is prohibited. If you violate any of the Terms and Conditions, your permission to use the website and/or the Materials automatically terminates and you are required to destroy any copies of the Materials that you have made.
Nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring any license or right under any Baxter International Inc. or Baxter Healthcare Corporation patent, copyright or trademark.
Confidentiality and Security on the Internet
Baxter has taken measures to ensure the security and confidentiality of any information that you provide to this site, the Internet is not an absolutely secure medium, and is not under Baxter's control. Use of the Internet is solely at your own risk and is subject to the applicable laws and regulations.
For details of the way in which Baxter deals with information relating to you, please refer to the Privacy Statement.
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Baxter, its officers, directors, employees, affiliates, agents, editors, and licensors, as well as any third parties mentioned at this website, from and against any and all claims, actions, or demands, including without limitation reasonable legal and accounting fees, alleging or resulting from your use of the website and the Materials or your breach of these Terms and Conditions.
This Web site may include forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties, including technological advances in the medical field, product demand and market acceptance, the effect of economic conditions, the impact of competitive products and pricing, foreign currency exchange rates and other risks detailed in the company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. These forward-looking statements are made as of the date of publication. All of these forward-looking statements are based on estimates and assumptions made by management of the company and are believed to be reasonable, though are inherently uncertain and difficult to predict. Actual results or experience could differ materially from the forward-looking statements.
Last modified: 14-06-2005