Terms of Use

Smith & Nephew

Smith & Nephew Plc is a holding company and is not an operating company. Therefore, products and services are provided exclusively by subsidiaries and not by Smith & Nephew Plc. "Smith & Nephew" may refer to Smith & Nephew Plc itself or one or more of its subsidiaries, but when used in connection with the provision of a product or service, always refers to a subsidiary.

Terms of use

These terms and conditions apply when you use our website. By using this site, you are deemed to agree to these terms and conditions. We may update these terms and conditions from time to time. Smith & Nephew provides this website for your general information only. We do our best to ensure that the information on the website is accurate and helpful at all times. However, we cannot ultimately warrant the accuracy of that information and cannot be held liable for any use or reliance you may make of or put on it except as specifically agreed with us in any further agreement we may make with you in writing. Products referred to may not be available in all countries or may be known by a different name. Indications for use may vary from country to country. The information contained in this web site is general in nature, and is not intended to substitute for advice provided by an independent professional experienced and practicing in that area. Users are advised to consult with such an independent professional and to check any product information for specific information, and any new or up-to-date information or changes. Nothing on this website should be construed as an offer to provide service to yourself. The information on this site is time-based, and may well no longer be an accurate reflection of our current position. For the purposes of forming a contract, no information on this website should be considered accurate until it has been confirmed by us in writing. No offer to contract shall be provided by us from this website, and any offer must be signed by an officer of the company. We reserve the right to change the terms and conditions under which the web site is offered at any time. Any such change in terms and conditions will be effective once reflected in the text of these terms and conditions and published on this website.

External links

If this site is linked to other sites, Smith & Nephew does not endorse or have any responsibility for the content of such other sites, and Smith & Nephew shall not be liable for any damages or injury arising from the content of any other site.

Contributions

Any communications you send to this site or otherwise to Smith & Nephew are on a non-confidential basis, and Smith & Nephew is under no obligation to refrain from reproducing, publishing, or otherwise using them in any way or for any purpose. Smith & Nephew shall be free to use the content of any such communications, including any ideas, inventions, concepts, techniques or know-how disclosed therein, for any purpose including developing, manufacturing and/or marketing goods or services.

Warranty and liability

Smith & Nephew makes no representations, warranties or assurances as to the availability, accuracy, currency or completeness of this site or its contents. Smith & Nephew shall not be liable for any damages or injury resulting from your access to, or inability to access, this site, or from your reliance on any information provided at this site. We will not be liable for any loss, damage, expense, costs, delays or other liability whatsoever (including without limitation any financial losses such as loss of profit) which you may incur as a result of any event beyond our reasonable control (including without limitation any failure of transmission, communication, computer or other facilities or your inability to access the web site for any reason or any failure, error or delay in the sending or receiving of any notice or communication or instruction through the post or any electronic medium). You acknowledge that information and software accessible over the internet may contain viruses, Trojans, worms and other malicious and damaging objects. You acknowledge that it is your responsibility to adequately protect yourself as you browse websites, and that we shall not be liable for any loss, which results from your access to this site.

General

This agreement shall be governed by the laws of England and Wales and any disputes subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

Intellectual property

Copyright © 2001- 2007 Smith & Nephew plc. The content of this site is owned or controlled by Smith & Nephew and is protected under applicable copyright and trademark laws. You may download content only for your personal use for non-commercial purposes, but no modifications or further reproduction of the content is permitted without the express prior written permission of Smith & Nephew. The content otherwise may not be copied or used in any way. The ownership of the copyright on all content, including content contributed by users of the site is held by Smith & Nephew, and its use is expressly forbidden without our prior consent in writing. You acknowledge the transfer of ownership of copyright to Smith & Nephew of anything that you contribute to the site. The trade marks displayed are registered and nothing contained in these conditions or the web site should be construed as granting any license or right to use any of the trade marks without our permission. However, copying and printing of those web pages which contain the trade marks is permitted within the scope of the license contained at below. You may download to a local hard disk and print extracts from the website solely for personal, non-commercial use. You may also recopy downloaded extracts to others for their personal, non commercial use. You may not reproduce part or all of the contents of the website in any form unless it is for personal, non commercial use. You may not copy or otherwise incorporate into or store in any other website, electronic retrieval system, publication or other work any of the content of the website in any form (whether hard copy, electronic or other). You may not frame or link to the website or any part of it without our express permission.