Terms and Conditions

Restrictions on Use of Online Materials
All online content on the Stryker Medical site is the intellectual property of Stryker Medical, a Division of Stryker Corporation. At no time does any ownership right in any material transfer to any other party. Generally, material may not be reproduced without the express written permission of Stryker Medical. At times, Stryker Medical will publish some material online and grant permission to use with certain restrictions. This permission extends only to registered customers and their leaders as long as all copyright, trademark and proprietary notices are included on material; the material is not modified in any manner; and the use of material is non-commercial in nature.

Disclaimer
This Web site is provided as a service to those who visit.

Submitting Material Online
All comments, suggestions, ideas or other information or content that you send to Stryker Medical through its site becomes and remains the property of Stryker Medical, even after this agreement may terminate. This statement does not apply to information that is protected under the
PRIVACY AND THE INFORMATION STRYKER MEDICAL COLLECTS.

Stryker Medical does not have to treat submissions as confidential. You cannot sue Stryker Medical for using ideas that you submit. If Stryker Medical uses your idea or anything like it, Stryker Medical does not have to pay you or anyone else for doing so. Stryker Medical will have exclusive ownership of all present and future rights to submissions of any kind. Submissions may be used as Stryker Medical determines appropriate without compensation to anyone.

You are responsible for any submission you make. You are fully responsible for the message, including its reliability, appropriateness, originality and copyright.

Limitation of Liability
Stryker Medical WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGE OR INJURY THAT RESULT FROM YOUR USE OF ITS SITE. THESE INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGE OR INJURY CAUSED BY:

  • USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE STRYKER MEDICAL SITE
  • USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE ANY SITE WHICH YOU HYPERLINK FROM A STRYKER MEDICAL SITE
  • INTERRUPTION OF AVAILABILITY OF STRYKER MEDICAL SITES
  • FAILURE OF THE Stryker Medical SITE TO PERFORM IN THE MANNER YOU EXPECTED OR ANTICIPATED
  • DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION OF STRYKER MEDICAL SITE
  • ERROR(S) ON STRYKER MEDICAL SITE
  • OMISSIONS ON STRYKER MEDICAL SITE
  • DEFECTS ON STRYKER MEDICAL SITE
  • COMPUTER VIRUS OR LINE FAILURE
  • STRYKER MEDICAL IS NOT LIABLE FOR DAMAGES, INCLUDING COMPENSATORY, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL OR PUNITIVE.

CERTAIN STATE LAWS MAY NOT ALLOW STRYKER MEDICAL TO LIMIT OR EXCLUDE LIABILITY FOR SOME DAMAGES. THE ABOVE LIMITATION WOULD NOT APPLY IN THOSE STATES.

HOWEVER, IN ANY EVENT, LIABILITY OF STRYKER MEDICAL TO YOU FOR ALL LOSSES, DAMAGES, INJURIES AND CLAIMS OF ANY KIND, REGARDLESS OF LEGAL THEORY APPLIED, WILL NOT BE GREATER THAN THE AMOUNT YOU PAID TO ACCESS STRYKER MEDICAL SITE.

LEGAL NOTICES
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