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Terms and Conditions

Each user of this Website agrees as follows:

1. Copyrights, Confidentiality and Other Intellectual Property

Except as otherwise provided on this website, all trademarks, copyrights, content, information, business methods, graphic representations, designs and documentation posted on this website as well as the "look and feel" of this website (collectively, "the intellectual property") is the property of Hemlock Semiconductor Group and its licensors. The posting of intellectual property does not constitute a waiver, transfer or license of the proprietary rights to you or to any third party.

The contents of the Hemlock Semiconductor website, including but not limited to text, graphics, and icons, are copyrighted materials owned and controlled by Hemlock Semiconductor Group and its licensors. You may download one copy of the copyrighted materials on any single computer and print a copy of the copyrighted materials solely for your use in learning about, evaluating, or acquiring Hemlock Semiconductor Group's services or products. No other permission is granted to you to print, copy, reproduce, distribute, transmit, upload, download, store, display in public, alter, or modify the copyrighted materials.

You agree to hold any Confidential Information (as defined below) you obtain as a result of using this site in confidence and, unless required by law, not to make the Confidential Information available to any third party or to use the Confidential Information for any purpose other than the business activities for which you were given access to the Confidential Information. You agree to take all reasonable steps to ensure that Confidential Information is not disclosed or distributed by your employees or agents in violation of the terms of this Agreement. For purposes of this Agreement, "Confidential Information" means any and all proprietary information labeled as "confidential" or which a reasonable person would know constitutes proprietary information, including but not limited to, business plans, financial reports, customer lists and other customer information, descriptions of manufacturing processes, and product development and marketing plans. You agree that aspects of this site, including the specific design and structure of individual programs, constitute trade secrets and/or copyrighted material of Hemlock Semiconductor and its licensors. You shall not disclose, provide, or otherwise make available such trade secrets or copyrighted material in any form to any third party without the prior written consent of Hemlock Semiconductor and its licensors. You shall implement reasonable security measures to protect such trade secrets and copyrighted material. Title to this site and all its content shall remain solely with Hemlock Semiconductor and its licensors.

2. Disclaimer

This website includes information related to or referenced in the offering documentation for certain Hemlock Semiconductor Group products. This information is provided for your general information only and does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy products. The information does not constitute a sufficient basis for making a decision with respect to the purchase of any products. Before purchasing any products, please consult your products advisor for information about and analysis of the products, its risks and its suitability in your particular circumstances.

Although Hemlock Semiconductor Group attempts to provide useful information, Hemlock Semiconductor Group does not guarantee that the information is accurate, current or suitable for any particular purpose.  Hemlock Semiconductor Group assumes no obligation to update or continue to post the information. Hemlock Semiconductor Group does not guarantee that access to this website will be uninterrupted, that this website will be free of viruses or that this website cannot be tampered with by third parties.

THIS WEBSITE AND THE INFORMATION ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS, WITH NO WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY WARRANTIES OF TITLE OR ACCURACY OR ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. USE OF THIS WEBSITE AND THE INFORMATION IS AT THE USER'S SOLE RISK. IN NO EVENT WILL HEMLOCK SEMICONDUCTOR Group OR ITS LICENSORS OR SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THIS WEBSITE, ANY WEBSITE OPERATED BY A THIRD PARTY OR ANY INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS WEBSITE OR ANY OTHER WEBSITE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITATION LOST DATA, LOST REVENUE, OR LOST PROFITS, UNDER ANY THEORY, WHETHER UNDER A CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE) OR ANY OTHER THEORY OF LIABILITY, EVEN IF HEMLOCK SEMICONDUCTOR GROUP IS AWARE OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. NO ORAL OR WRITTEN INFORMATION OR ADVICE GIVEN BY HEMLOCK SEMICONDUCTOR OR ITS LICENSORS OR ANY OF ITS EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES, OR RESELLERS SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY IN ADDITION TO THOSE GIVEN HEREIN. TO THE EXTENT AN IMPLIED WARRANTY CANNOT BE EXCLUDED, SUCH WARRANTY IS LIMITED IN DURATION TO NINETY (90) DAYS. BECAUSE SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON HOW LONG AN IMPLIED WARRANTY LASTS, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. YOU MAY ALSO HAVE OTHER RIGHTS PARTICULAR TO YOUR JURISDICTION.  THE FOREGOING LIMITATIONS SHALL APPLY EVEN IF THE ABOVE STATED WARRANTY FAILS OF ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE. BECAUSE SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

ALTHOUGH HEMLOCK SEMICONDUCTOR HAS TRIED TO BE AS ACCURATE, COMPLETE AND CURRENT AS POSSIBLE, HEMLOCK SEMICONDUCTOR DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE CONTENT HEREIN IS ACCURATE, COMPLETE OR CURRENT. IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO VERIFY ANY INFORMATION BEFORE RELYING ON IT. THE CONTENT OF THIS SITE MAY INCLUDE TECHNICAL INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. FROM TIME TO TIME CHANGES ARE MADE TO THE CONTENT HEREIN. HEMLOCK SEMICONDUCTOR MAY MAKE CHANGES IN THE PRODUCTS AND/OR THE SERVICES DESCRIBED HEREIN AT ANY TIME. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO MAKE CHANGES AND CORRECTIONS AT ANY TIME, WITHOUT NOTICE.

3. Links To and Use of This Website

This site is the property of Hemlock Semiconductor Group and its licensors. Other sites may link to this site providing they follow the guidelines outlined in our linking policy.

4. Links To Other Websites

Periodically, links may be established between this website and one or more websites operated or content provided by third parties. Hemlock Semiconductor Group has no control over any such other websites or the contents therein and neither Hemlock Semiconductor nor its licensors will have any liability arising out of or related to such websites or their content. The existence of any such links does not constitute an endorsement by Hemlock Semiconductor Group or its licensors of such websites, the contents of the websites or the operators of the websites.

5. Appropriate Use

You agree to abide by the laws of your jurisdiction and any jurisdiction with which you communicate. All users will not post content which is unsuitable or of a non-business nature including, but not limited to, profane, obscene, threatening, defamatory or demeaning statements. You are solely responsible for backing-up all data that you input onto the site.

6. Security of Communications

Hemlock Semiconductor has taken steps to ensure the authenticity and security of communications sent to or from this site. Information regarding the "trust" aspect of the digital certificated used with Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) capability can be obtained by accessing our Digital Certificate Practice Statement (DCPS) (PDF size = 17kB).

7. Registered User Responsibility

If you are a registered user, it is your responsibility to maintain the confidentiality of any passwords given to you and to report to Hemlock Semiconductor immediately if the password is lost or stolen; there is any change in authorization or access for use of the password; or if your registered authorizations are revoked. User IDs and passwords are provided to you personally, and you agree that you will not give your password to any other party. Except as otherwise expressly provided under these terms and conditions, you shall have no right to, and you specifically agree not to (a) attempt to transfer, assign or sublicense any license rights you receive under these terms and conditions to any other person; (b) make error corrections to or otherwise modify or adapt the site or create derivative works based upon site, or to permit third parties to do the same; or (c) decompile, decrypt, reverse engineer, disassemble or otherwise reduce any portion of the site to human-readable form to gain access to trade secrets or confidential information in the site. Any purported transfer, assignment or sublicense by you of the limited and revocable rights granted to you under these terms and conditions shall be void.

8. Use and Confidentiality of Communications

If you send a message to this website, such as (but not limited to) an e-mail to the Webmaster, you hereby grant to Hemlock Semiconductor Group the right to read and use the communications as Hemlock Semiconductor Group deems appropriate in its sole judgment. You are hereby advised that no facilities are provided by this website for sending or receiving confidential communications.

By using this site, you acknowledge that Hemlock Semiconductor will reserve the right to monitor all activity and take reasonable action to protect this website from unauthorized use.

Please read the Website Privacy Statement for additional information about the use of your information.

9. Submissions

By using the Hemlock Semiconductor website, you agree that Hemlock Semiconductor will have right to use and disclose any information that you submit to us across Hemlock Semiconductor-owned business entities, as appropriate, without compensation or acknowledgment of its source. Hemlock Semiconductor Group shall be free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques, directly or indirectly or otherwise based on information that you provide to Hemlock Semiconductor Group through our website, including, but not limited to developing, manufacturing, and marketing products or services. Hemlock Semiconductor may acquire businesses or assets in the future to which customer's personal information may be transferred in the course of such transactions. Hemlock Semiconductor may transmit  the information to another country for purposes such as for storage, or because of where our servers are located. Hemlock Semiconductor will release customer's Personal Information if required to do so by law or by search warrant, subpoena or court order.

10. U.S. Government

This site (including software and documentation) is a "commercial item" as that term is defined at 48 C.F.R. 2.101, consisting of "commercial computer software" and "commercial computer software documentation" as such terms are used in 48 C.F.R. 12.212. Consistent with 48 C.F.R. 12.212 and 48 C.F.R. 227.7202-1 through 227.7202-4, all U.S. Government end users acquire or use this site with only those rights set forth therein.

11. Use of Chat Rooms, Bulletin Boards and Other User Forums

Hemlock Semiconductor may monitor or review any areas on the web site where users transmit or post communications or communicate solely with each other for the purpose of promoting its efficiency, usefulness and appropriateness of use.  However, Hemlock Semiconductor does not undertake to monitor or review every posting or communication, and Hemlock Semiconductor disclaims any liability related to the content of any such postings and communications, whether or not arising under the laws of copyright, trademarks, libel, privacy, obscenity, or otherwise.

While Hemlock Semiconductor may monitor the content of the communications from time to time, Hemlock Semiconductor does not endorse, support, sanction, encourage, verify, or necessarily agree with the comments, opinions, or statements posted on bulletin boards. Any information or material placed online, including advice and opinions, are solely the views and responsibility of those posting such statements, and do not necessarily represent the views of Hemlock Semiconductor. Hemlock Semiconductor, in its sole discretion, reserves all rights to discontinue this service generally or to any user at any time.

Content on the bulletin board is not pre-screened. Accordingly, users who access the bulletin board do so at their own risk, especially with respect to offensive, incorrect, and otherwise unacceptable material. Hemlock Semiconductor, reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to reproduce (in any form or medium), delete, edit, comment on, or otherwise modify any submissions or postings.

The following are prohibited on Hemlock Semiconductor bulletin boards: obscene or offensive language, defamatory comments about any person or company, personal information about an individual, price collusion, boycotting, bid-rigging, market/territory/customer allocation and any other unlawful practice or conduct. If you are offended by a posting, please

If you submit any material to a bulletin board you hereby agree and warrant that the submitted material: (i) is not offensive, obscene, or otherwise contrary to the laws of any place where this bulletin board may be accessed; (ii) is the original work of your authorship or that you have the right to make the submission without violating the copyright, trademark, patent or other intellectual property rights of any person or entity in any place where the bulletin board may be accessed; and, (iii) is true and accurate and does not constitute libel, slander, invasion of privacy, defamation, or any violation of law.

12. License

Hemlock Semiconductor has granted to you a limited license to use and access this website solely in accordance with these terms and conditions. Hemlock Semiconductor, may revoke such license at any time, in Hemlock Semiconductor's sole judgment.

Nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring by implication, estoppel, or otherwise any license or right under any patent, trademark, or proprietary rights of Hemlock Semiconductor or any other third party. Except as expressly provided above, nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring any license or right under any Hemlock Semiconductor copyright.

This site and all software and documents contained herein is protected by United States copyright law and international treaty. Unauthorized reproduction or distribution is subject to civil and criminal penalties.

13. General

These Terms and Conditions will be construed in accordance with the laws of Michigan, without regard to its conflict of law provisions. The provisions of these Terms and Conditions are severable. If any such provision is determined to be unenforceable, such unenforceability will not affect any other provision of these Terms and Conditions, and the Terms and Conditions will be construed as if such unenforceable provision had not been contained therein. No wavier by Hemlock Semiconductor Group of any right under of provision of these Terms and Conditions will be deemed to be either a waiver of any other such right or provision of a waiver of that same right or provision at any other time.

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