Welcome to the website of United Genetics Seeds Co., and its subsidiaries and affiliates (collectively “United Genetics”) The following terms and conditions, together with any documents incorporated herein by reference (collectively, these “Terms”), govern your access to and use of www.unitedgenetics.com (this “website”).
The United Genetics Seeds Co. website is intended to provide introductory general information only, At the time of the creation of these terms the information this type and depth to make it unsuitable to place any commercial reliance thereon. Do not take business decisions based on the information or data contained in this website as it may be inaccurate and/or incomplete and/or not up-to-date and/or inapplicable. Read further below the important limitations that apply to presented content.
The following terms and limitations are legally binding on any user of this website.
Acceptance & Change of Terms
Use of this website of United Genetics Seeds Co. (“United Genetics”) indicates your unconditioned acceptance of the entirety of these terms and limitations. If you do not agree with any term, do not use this website. United Genetics may revise these terms without notice. All changes are effective immediately when posted. By continuing to use this website, you agree to be bound by any such revisions and should therefore periodically visit this page to review the then-current Terms to which you are bound.
The United Genetics website is hosted in the United States. United Genetics makes no representation that materials on this website are appropriate or available for use in all locations around the world from which the website may be viewed. Access to this site may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. Viewing this website from countries, if any, in which its Content (as defined below) is illegal, is strictly prohibited by and in violation of these Terms. If you access this website from outside the United States, you do so on your own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.
All content in this website (whether in the form of text, photographs, graphics, logos or otherwise) is proprietary and copyrighted according to applicable laws and treaties. All product names and all slogans are trademarks of United Genetics (or of its affiliated parties) even where the TM sign does not appear near them. You should assume that any use you make of content appearing in this website will constitute breach of a right belonging to United Genetics and/or to a third party, because of which you may be prosecuted and/or sued. No part of the content may be downloaded, displayed, reproduced, transformed, translated, transmitted or otherwise used or exploited in any manner and for any purpose unless the prior written consent of United Genetics’ General Counsel has been obtained. Where such consent was given then, unless this section is expressly referred to and expressly overridden in such consent, the permitted use includes ONLY noncommercial private purposes, whereby all other limitations described above and in applicable laws continue to apply.
No Warranty for Product-Related Information
The information contained in any form in this website presents average results of past research and observations done by or for United Genetics on varieties grown in optimal conditions. Appearance, traits (including resistance/tolerance levels) and characteristics of actual yield, as well as varietal performance in a specific case and/or with the passage of time, may be different to a great degree than presented in this website due to numerous factors such as environmental conditions (permanent or transient), growing practices, genetic changes and developments, undetected defects, inexplicable phenomena and more. “Resistant” or “tolerant” varieties are not immune and, in addition, for various reasons, resistance or tolerance may wane or break and loss of yield to any degree may occur. It is clarified that United Genetics makes no representation and gives no warranty respecting the varieties or actual performance or yield. United genetics expressly disclaims the warranties of merchantability and fitness for a purpose. Reference to sowing times, climate suitability etc. is not to be taken as advice or recommendation but merely as general information, the applicability of which should be verified by the user independently of United Genetics in the chosen area, year and season. Pictures and sketches are for illustrative purposes only and are not of product. Read the applicable limitations of warranty and liability before using United Genetics’ products; these limitations appear collectively in this website under www.unitedgenetics.com, and on printed materials (brochures, labels, etc.).
This website and its content are provided “as is” and “with all faults.” United Genetics makes no warranty or representation, either express or implied, as to use, availability, content, accuracy, completeness, appropriateness or performance of the site, its content or any third-party websites linked to the site. as a user, you assume all risks and responsibilities for your use or non-use of the site, and United Genetics makes no representation that the content appearing on or downloaded from the site is compatible with your computer or free from error or viruses. To the maximum extent permitted under existing law, united genetics disclaims all other warranties, either express or implied, including, without limitation, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a specific purpose and non-infringement with respect to the site and content.
Content or information presented on or through the site is made available solely for general information purposes. United Genetics does not warrant accuracy, completeness or usefulness of the content. This website may include information concerning United Genetics business, the expectations for the future and other forward-looking statements. these statements are based on current expectations and currently available information; however, United Genetics does not commit to update or revise the information based on new information or other developments. any such statements and information are based on factors that involve risks and uncertainty and actual performance may differ materially. therefore, any reliance you place on content is strictly at your own risk and United Genetics will disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such content by you or any other visitor to this website, or by anyone who may be informed of such content. Certain content on the site is the property of third parties, used with their permission. the opinions expressed by third parties do not necessarily reflect those of United Genetics.
Access to and Use of the Site
We reserve the right to withdraw or amend this website, and any service, material or content United Genetics provides on this website, in United Genetics sole discretion without notice. United Genetics will not be liable if, for any reason, all or any part of this website is unavailable at any time or for any period. From time to time, United Genetics may restrict access to some parts of this website, or the entire website.
No Offer for Sale
No offer for sale is made by or through this website. This website may refer to items that are not available and/or registered and/or suitable and/or permitted for use in your country. For information on these and similar matters please apply in writing only to United Genetics’ Head of Sales Division.
Limitation of United Genetics’ Liability
You acknowledge, by your use of the site: (1) that your use of the site is at your sole risk; (2) that you assume full responsibility for all costs associated with all necessary servicing or repairs of any equipment that you use in connection with your use of the site; and (3) that United Genetics will not be liable for any damages of any kind related to your use of or inability to use the site, content, any websites linked to it or such other websites, services or items obtained through the site, including, without limitation, failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, computer virus, or network or internet failure, and including, without limitation, direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special, compensatory or consequential damages, lost profits and/or loss of or damage to data or property whether the alleged liability is based on contract, tort, negligence, strict liability or otherwise, even if United Genetics has been advised of the possibility of such damages.
Limitations Under Some Laws
It may be the case that local law may not allow the exclusion of certain warranties or the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages. In such case, some of the limitations or exclusions in these terms may not apply to you. However, in no event shall United Genetics’ total liability to you for damages, losses and any causes of action under any legal theory exceed the direct amount paid by you, if any, for accessing this site or in buying the specific United Genetics’ product in reliance (in whole or in part) on specific content presented in this website, whichever is higher.
You agree that you are personally responsible for your conduct respecting this website and/or content appearing in this website. You further agree to indemnify and hold United Genetics and any person or body related to it harmless from and against any damage, cost, expense or liability of any kind whatsoever (including legal expenses and attorney’s fees) that any of them may incur regarding a third party claim or complaint that is based in whole or in part on your use of this website or content appearing in this website.
Linking & Content Change
Linking to this website is strictly prohibited unless United Genetics has granted its prior written consent. Where such consent was given then, unless this section is expressly referred to and expressly overridden in such consent, the consent can be withdrawn at any time and, in any event, is limited to linking only to the homepage of this website. Links appearing in this website are provided as a courtesy only. United Genetics does not endorse or recommend sites or content linked to this website and is not responsible in any way therefor. United Genetics may change or delete content from this website at its discretion and without prior notice. Anyone linking to this website must comply with all applicable laws. A website that links to this website: (a) may link to, but not replicate, Content; (b) may not cause this website or Content to be displayed, or appear to be displayed by, for example, framing, deep linking or in-line linking, on any other site; (c) may not imply that United Genetics is endorsing it or its products; (d) may not misrepresent its relationship with United Genetics; (e) may not present false information about United Genetics’ products or services; (f) may not use United Genetics‘ Trademarks or other proprietary information without United Genetics’ express written permission; and (g) may not contain content that could be construed as defamatory, obscene, indecent, abusive, offensive, harassing, violent, hateful, inflammatory or otherwise objectionable. You agree to cooperate with United Genetics in causing any unauthorized framing or linking immediately to cease. United Genetics reserves the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.
Applicable Law & Exclusive Jurisdiction
These Terms will be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California, United States, without regard to its conflict of law provisions. For all disputes arising out of or relating to this website or these Terms, you agree to submit to the exclusive personal jurisdiction and venue of the state and federal courts located in San Benito County, California, United States.
Last Modified: October 30, 2017