Terms of Use

APPLICATION

The terms of use specified herein apply to all Web pages and Web sites created by Siemens, including all affiliates, offices, divisions, boards, and committees thereof ("Web Site").

ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS THROUGH USE

By using this Web Site, you signify your agreement to all terms, conditions, and notices contained or referenced herein (the "Terms of Use"). If you do not agree to these Terms of Use you may not use this Web Site. We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to update or revise these Terms of Use. Please check the Terms periodically for changes. Your continued use of this site following the posting of any changes to the Terms of Use constitutes acceptance of those changes

USER'S GRANT OF NONEXCLUSIVE LICENSE

By providing data in response to this Web Site, or otherwise participating in or using any communications service, chat room, Webcast, message board, or other interactive activity on this Web Site ("Content"), you:

Grant Siemens a nonexclusive irrevocable worldwide license in any media now or hereafter known to use, reproduce, display, perform, adapt, modify, distribute, have distributed, and promote the Content in any form, anywhere and for any purpose; and Warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to the Content and that public posting or other use of the Content by Siemens will not infringe or violate the property or other rights of any third party RULES OF USER CONDUCT

You agree to abide by all procedures and requirements of Siemens, including but not limited to, agreeing not to use this Web Site for any unlawful purpose. By posting information, participating in, listening to, or otherwise using any communications service, chat room, Webcast, message board, or other interactive service that may be available to you on or through this Web Site, you agree that you will not upload, post, or otherwise distribute or facilitate distribution of any content, including text, communications, software, images, sounds, data, or other information, that:

Infringes on any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, right of publicity, or other property right of any party; constitutes unauthorized or unsolicited advertising, junk or bulk e-mail ("spamming"), chain letters, any other form of unauthorized solicitation, or any form of lottery or gambling; contains software viruses or any other computer code, files, or programs that are designed or intended to disrupt, damage, or limit the functioning of any software, hardware, or telecommunications equipment or to damage or obtain unauthorized access to any data or other information of any third party; is unlawful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, libelous, deceptive, fraudulent, invasive of another's privacy, tortuous, contains explicit or graphic descriptions or accounts of sexual acts, or otherwise violates Siemens' rules or policies; victimizes, harasses, degrades, or intimidates an individual or group of individuals on the basis of religion, gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, age, or disability; or impersonates any person or entity. Siemens does not routinely pre-screen, monitor, or edit the content posted by users of chat rooms, message boards, newsgroups, webcasts, or other interactive services that may be available on or through this Web Site. However, Siemens may, in its sole discretion, perform such screening, editing or monitoring and to remove any Content that, in Siemens' judgment, does not comply with the Terms of Use or is otherwise harmful, objectionable, or inaccurate. Siemens is not responsible for any failure or delay in removing such Content.

TAPES OR TRANSCRIPTS OF PUBLIC MEETINGS

Webcasts, audio/video tapes, or transcripts of open meetings or sessions, workshops, symposia, or public data-gathering meetings sponsored by Siemens, which are made available on this Web Site, are not official reports of Siemens. Opinions and statements included in such audio or video tapes, transcripts, or Webcasts of such events are solely those of the individual persons or participants, and are not necessarily adopted or endorsed or verified as accurate by Siemens

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES

There is no guarantee that any transmission of data over the WorldWide Web is completely secure. Siemens cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us. Any such transmission is done at your own risk.

ALL MATERIALS, INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS WEB SITE (THE "CONTENT") ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" FOR YOUR USE. THE CONTENT IS PROVIDED WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NONINFRINGEMENT. YOUR USE OF THIS SITE IS SOLELY AT YOUR RISK. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, Siemens SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THIS SITE

INDEMNIFICATION

Upon a request by Siemens, you agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Siemens and its employees, officers, council members and agents from all liabilities, claims, and expenses, including attorney's fees that arise from your use or misuse of this Web Site. Siemens reserves the right, at it own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will cooperate with Siemens in asserting any available defenses.

MEDICAL INFORMATION

General information related to medical conditions, treatments, or public or private health issues may be posted to this Web Site. Any such information does not suggest diagnosis or treatment. This information is not a substitute for medical attention. You must see your health-care professional for medical advice and treatment.

INTERNATIONAL USE

Siemens makes no representation that materials on this Web Site are appropriate or available for use in locations outside the United States, and accessing them from nations or territories where their contents are illegal is prohibited. Persons who access this Web Site from outside the United States are solely responsible for compliance with all applicable laws.

CHOICE OF LAW AND FORUM

These Terms of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Tennessee, excluding its conflicts of law rules.

SEVERABILITY AND INTEGRATION

Unless otherwise specified herein, this agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and Siemens with respect to this Web Site and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals (whether oral, written, or electronic) between you and Siemens with respect to this Web Site.