Terms & Conditions
Terms & Conditions
Welcome to the DSM Food Specialties website. By using this site, you agree to the applicability of our website user terms and conditions. We note that these terms and conditions may be changed over time. Users of the site are advised to regularly read the terms and conditions for possible changes.
Koninklijke DSM N.V., a company established at Het Overloon 1, 6411 TE Heerlen, the Netherlands, email with trade register number 14022069, VAT number NL 005887136B02, is entitled to all rights on this website. The website further contains several subsites dedicated to the various business units of Koninklijke DSM N.V. These subsites are operated by the DSM entity responsible for such business unit. The particulars of the responsible DSM entity can be found under the button "Legal Information" on the left navigation menu of the subsite. In this website or the subsites we may at times use "DSM", "Group", "company", "we", or "us" in referring to Koninklijke DSM N.V. or its entities (The DSM entity which is responsible for the relevant part of the website is hereinafter referred to as "DSM ").
No Warranties and Disclaimer
DSM will use reasonable efforts to provide up-to-date and accurate information on and via this website whether in nature of data, recommendations, services or otherwise ("Information"); DSM EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE ACCURACY, CURRENCY, COMPLETENESS AND/OR THE MERCHANTABILTY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OF (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO) ANY INFORMATION CONTAINED ON OR PROVIDED VIA THIS WEBSITE AND/OR ANY PRODUCT DESCRIBED OR PROMOTED ON THIS WEBSITE, INCLUDING WARRANTIES WITH RESPECT TO INFRINGEMENT OF ANY PATENT, COPYRIGHT, OR OTHER RIGHTS OF THIRD PARTIES.
This website may include financial Information. This financial Information is for general information purposes only. DSM shall not be liable for damages resulting from any lack of continuous accuracy or correctness of such financial Information. The publication of financial Information, including but not limited to annual reports or annual accounts, on this website does not constitute an official publication and is not binding.
This document may contain forward-looking statements with respect to DSM's future (financial) performance and position. Such statements are based on current expectations, estimates and projections of DSM and information currently available to the company. DSM cautions that such statements involve certain risks and uncertainties that are difficult to predict and therefore it should be understood that many factors can cause the company's actual performance and position to differ materially from these statements. DSM has no obligation to update the statements contained in this document, unless required by law.
DSM shall not be liable for any damages or injury of any kind resulting from your access to, or inability to access, this website, nor from your reliance on any Information provided on or via this website, including but not limited to viruses that may infect your computer equipment, software or data, unless such damage is the result of any wilful misconduct or from negligence on the part of DSM. DSM shall further not be liable for damages resulting from the use of electronic means of communication, including - but not limited to - damages resulting from failure or delay in delivery of electronic communications, interception or manipulation of electronic communications by third parties or by computer programs used for electronic communications and transmission of viruses.
Products and services
All information supplied on or via this website by or on behalf of DSM in relation to its products and services, whether in the nature of data, recommendations or otherwise, is believed to be reliable, but DSM assumes no liability whatsoever in respect of the application, processing or use made of such information, products or services, or any consequence thereof. All products and services sold by DSM entities are subject to the relevant DSM standard terms and conditions of sale.
Unless otherwise indicated, all intellectual property rights in this website and all information provided on or via this website (whether in text, images and other materials, including trademarks) are owned by or have been licensed to DSM. Nothing on this website should be construed as granting any license or right in or to any trademark, patent or any other intellectual property right of DSM.
DSM permits you to display, store and reproduce material from this website only for personal use or non-commercial and informational purposes, subject to the following conditions: no part of this website may be displayed, distributed or sold for commercial gain or for political purposes; no part of this website may be modified in any respect and the copyright notice (“© 2011 Koninklijke DSM N.V.") must appear on every copy or portion thereof and the date of copying. Permission in writing from DSM is required for any other use of intellectual property contained in this website and all information provided on or via this website and any misuse of its contents is strictly prohibited.
Information and/or materials provided by user
DSM shall be free to use or copy all information and/or materials (" Materials") provided by you in any such communications, including ideas, inventions, concepts, techniques, software or know-how disclosed therein, for any and all purposes. Such purposes may include disclosure to third parties and/or developing, manufacturing and/or marketing goods or services. DSM shall not be bound by any confidentiality obligation in respect of such materials. You hereby indemnify and hold DSM harmless from and against all actions, claims and liabilities, suffered, incurred or sustained by DSM as a result of the use and/or exploitation of the Materials infringing the (intellectual property) rights of any third party or otherwise being unlawful towards a third party.
This website may provide links or references from or to other external websites. DSM disclaims any responsibility for the content of such other sites. Please be aware that our Privacy and Cookie Statement does not apply to the collection and processing of your data on such other sites. DSM shall not be liable for any damages or injury of any kind arising from your access to, or inability to access or use of such other sites and the information provided thereon, nor from your use of or reliance on any information provided on such other sites. Any links to such other sites are provided merely as a convenience to the users of this website.
Applicable Law, Jurisdiction
This website can be accessed from various countries around the world. As each of these countries has laws that may differ from those of The Netherlands, by accessing this website you agree that the laws of The Netherlands shall apply to all matters arising from or relating to the use and contents of this website or information provided to you via this website. You also agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the competent courts of The Netherlands with respect to such matters.
If these Website User Terms & Conditions are or become partially void, the parties will continue to be bound by remainder of the same. The parties shall replace the void part by provisions that are valid and have legal effect that correspond with those of the void part as much as possible, taking into account the content and purport of these User Terms & Conditions.
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