Terms of Use

Terms of Use

Welcome to Bio-Rad's QCNet web site Terms and Conditions (hereinafter referred to as "Site Terms"). Please read these web site terms of use carefully. Please note that Bio-Rad may revise these terms at any time by updating this posting.

Conflicting Terms

Certain sections or pages of this web site contain separate and/or additional terms and conditions, such as our Privacy Policy. In the event of a conflict, the separate and/or additional terms and conditions will prevail over the present terms of use for those sections or pages.

Restrictions on Use of Content

Except as authorized by law, you agree not to export or re-export the materials at this web site to any country, or to any person, entity, or end-user subject to U.S. export controls, including without limitation countries subject to U.S. embargoes or trade sanctions and persons or entities listed on the U.S. Department of Commerce Bureau of Export Administration's Denied Parties List and the U.S. Department of Treasury's Specially Designated Nationals. You may not use the materials at this web site, or any copy or adaptation thereof, in violation of any applicable laws or regulations including without limitation U.S. export laws and regulations. Subject to the foregoing, Bio-Rad authorizes you to view and download the materials at this web site solely for your personal, non-commercial use, provided that you retain all notices regarding Bio-Rad's copyright and other proprietary rights that are contained in the original materials on any copies of the materials. The materials contained at this web site are owned by, and protected by, copyrights and other proprietary rights held by Bio-Rad and third parties. All rights reserved. You may not modify the materials at this web site in any way or reproduce or publicly display, perform, or distribute or otherwise use them for any commercial purpose.

Disclaimers Associated with Web Site Content

Your access to and use of this web site is at your own risk. Bio-Rad does not warrant that your access to or use of this web site will be uninterrupted or error free, or that any particular results may be obtained. Please be advised that not all products or services appearing at this web site may be available in your geographic location. The product and service related information provided at this web site carries no express or implied warranties as to accuracy, timeliness, or appropriateness for a particular purpose.

Bio-Rad disclaims all liability for any information and material contained in any non-Bio-Rad web sites linked to this web site. A link to a non-Bio-Rad web site does not mean that Bio-Rad endorses or accepts any responsibility for the content or the use of such web site. If you decide to access any of the non-Bio-Rad web sites linked to this web site, you do so entirely at your own risk.

Your Input

You are prohibited from posting or transmitting to or from this web site any material that is unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, or that otherwise violates anyone's rights. Bio-Rad retains the right to remove any messages including, but not limited to, any material that it deems abusive, defamatory, obscene, or otherwise unacceptable. Bio-Rad is not liable in any way for the content of messages posted by you or any other user, and such messages do not necessarily represent the ideas or opinions of Bio-Rad.

Bio-Rad assumes no responsibility for reviewing unsolicited ideas for our business (like product or advertising ideas) and will not incur any liability as a result of any similarities between those unsolicited ideas and ideas that may appear in future Bio-Rad products and advertising. You agree that all rights to materials and ideas submitted by you to Bio-Rad may be used by Bio-Rad for any purpose without compensation to you.

Restrictions on Links

If you would like to link to Bio-Rad's QCNet web site, you must comply with all applicable laws and the following guidelines:

A web site that links to Bio-Rad's QCNet web site:

  • may link to, but not replicate, QCNet web site content;
  • should not create a browser or border environment around QCNet web site content;
  • should not imply that Bio-Rad is endorsing it or its products;
  • should not misrepresent its relationship with Bio-Rad;
  • should not present false information about Bio-Rad's products or services;
  • should not use the BIO-RAD trademark or any other trademarks owned by Bio-Rad without permission from Bio-Rad;
  • should not contain content that could be construed as distasteful, offensive, or controversial

In the event that any of the provisions herein shall be held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be unenforceable, the remaining provisions shall remain in full force and effect and shall be construed as a whole in such a manner as will carry out the purpose hereof and afford Bio-Rad the maximum protection of its business interests allowed by law.

Applicable Laws

These terms of use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California, United States of America, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of laws. However, to the extent that these terms of use conflict in any material way with any applicable law or regulation, such law or regulation shall control.


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