The probiotics institute

Terms of Use

Please observe that the following Terms of Use apply to any use of the Probiotics Institute website and the content of the website or any subsites hereof. By accessing the website you agree to these Terms of Use. 

This Probiotics Institute website is owned by Chr. Hansen Inc., 9015 W Maple St. Milwaukee, WI 53214, USA (“Chr. Hansen,” “we,” or “us”) and it is intended for a U.S. audience only. This website is intended solely to provide general information on probiotic strains and there are no products eligible for sale through the website.

We reserve the right to modify these Terms of Use at any time. Your use of the website will be subject to the most current version of the Terms of Use posted on the website at the time of use, so you should review the Terms of Use each time you visit. 

Intellectual property rights

All information, data, text, graphics, sound, photographs, videos, and other materials available on this Chr. Hansen website (collectively, the “Content”) is the property of Chr. Hansen or its licensors. You are granted a non-exclusive, revocable, non-transferable license to download any aspect of the Content for personal or non-commercial use, provided, however, that you may not modify or alter any Content, and any downloaded Content must retain any and all indications of copyright, trademark, other proprietary status or disclaimers. 

All copyrights, trademarks, service marks, and other intellectual property rights in the website and any Content (collectively, “Intellectual Property”) are owned by and shall at all times remain the property of Chr. Hansen and/or third parties.  Probiotic strain names, names of concepts, logos and signs/icons used to distinguish probiotic strains on this Chr. Hansen website, whether or not appearing in large print, bold or with the ® or ™ symbol, are trademarks of Chr. Hansen or used under license. While Chr. Hansen or its licensors register trademarks in many jurisdictions, some trademarks appearing on the Probiotics Institute website might not be registered in the USA. 

Nothing on this website should be construed as granting to you any license or right in or to any Intellectual Property except as set forth herein. Chr. Hansen does not guarantee that you have any right to use third party content from the website and you must obtain the permission from the third party owner before using such content. You grant Chr. Hansen permission to use on the website or in connection therewith all comments, ideas, and other information you provide to us through the website or via email or other means.  

 

Privacy

At Chr. Hansen we respect the privacy of our on-line visitors. 
To learn more about how we handle personal data we collect from and about you when you use this website, please see our Privacy Policy.


Disclaimer

The Content on the Probiotics Institute website is presented solely for informational purposes and does not provide you with advice or recommendation of any kind, that can replace advice or recommendation from a healthcare professional. Therefore, you should not act upon information provided on the site without also consulting a healthcare professional. Additionally, no Content on this website is intended to be a drug claim such as to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Information, including claims, about the probiotic strains on this website is based on applicable U.S. laws and regulations. Information about health benefits is intended for health care and business professionals only.  Chr. Hansen probiotic strains have not been evaluated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. 

THIS WEBSITE AND THE CONTENT ARE PROVIDED "AS IS", AND CHR. HANSEN DOES NOT OFFER AND WE DISCLAIM ANY WARRANTIES (WHETHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED) INCLUDING (WITHOUT LIMITATION) WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, CHR. HANSEN MAKES NO WARRANTIES ABOUT THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, CORRECTNESS, NON-INFRINGEMENT, RELIABILITY OR OTHERWISE OF THIS WEBSITE, THE CONTENT, OR ANY INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY. WE MAY ALTER, MODIFY, SUBSTITUTE, DELETE OR RESTRICT ACCESS TO THE WEBSITE OR ANY CONTENT PROVIDED ON OUR WEBSITE WITHOUT NOTICE TO YOU. 
ALTHOUGH WE MAKE REASONABLE EFFORT TO INCLUDE ACCURATE AND UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION AND TO MAINTAIN THE WEBSITE AND SOFTWARE, CHR. HANSEN DOES NOT WARRANT THAT  THE WEBSITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, SECURE AND ERROR-FREE, OR THAT IT WILL BE FREE FROM VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL SOFTWARE. CHR. HANSEN DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL LIABILITY IN RELATION HERETO. 

SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF WARRANTIES, SO THE FOREGOING LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
EXCEPT AS MAY BE REQUIRED BY LAW, YOU AGREE THAT CHR. HANSEN AND ITS DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, LICENSORS, CONTENT PROVIDERS, AFFILIATES OR REPRESENTATIVES SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE LOSS OR DAMAGES OR INJURY ARISING OUT OF YOUR ACCESS TO, OR INABILITY TO ACCESS, THIS WEBSITE OR CONTENT OR RELIANCE UPON THE WEBSITE CONTENT. THIS LIMITATION INCLUDES DAMAGES OR ANY VIRUSES, WHICH MAY AFFECT YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT. SOME JURISDICTIONS PROHIBIT THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR DAMAGES, SO THE FOREGOING LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

 

Links to other websites

The Probiotic Institute website may include links to other websites, including to other third party owned or controlled websites. Chr. Hansen is not responsible for the content on any websites  that the Probiotic Institute website links to, and we disclaim any liability for any damages or injury arising from your use of, or the content of, any such websites. You access such websites at your own risk, and we encourage you to read the policies and terms of use applicable to such websites, including to adhere to such policies and terms of use of the websites you visit.


Governing law; disputes

These Terms of Use shall be governed by and interpreted and enforced in accordance with the laws of the State of Wisconsin, USA, without regard to conflict of laws principles. You agree that any disputes relating to this website, the Content, or these Terms of Use shall be settled by federal and state courts in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin. 

Chr. Hansen makes no representation that this website or the Content are appropriate or available for use in locations outside of the United States of America, and accessing this website from territories where such access is illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access this website from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.