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Welcome to our Legal Information Page. This page is publicly posted on our website for your knowledge and protection of your rights as a customer of American Master*Tech Scientific Incorporated. You must read and agree to all terms, conditions, and agreements set forth on this page prior to using this website, downloading content from it, or making purchases from American Master*Tech Scientific Incorporated. For the purposes of this document and any documents or webpages on this site, AMTS, AMTS Inc, AMT Inc, American Master*Tech, American Master*Tech Scientific, American Histology Reagent Company, American Histology, or the "Company", refers to American Master*Tech Scientific Incorporated. For the purposes of this document and any documents or webpages on this site, "this site" refers to any site owned and operated by AMTS Inc., including but not limited to: americanmastertech.com, americanhistology.com, and mastertechs.com.
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All pages within this website are: Copyright ©, 2010. AMTS Inc., All Rights Reserved. The information provided within this website are for educational or business-to-business selling purposes only. Although AMTS Inc. attempts to ensure all information is reliable, accurate, and safe for all audiences, AMTS Inc. can not be held responsible for unreliable, inaccurate, outdated, or unsafe information. By using this site, this site's information, downloading information from this site, or making purchases from AMTS, Inc., you certify under the penalty of perjury that you are a licensed or certificated hospital, medical laboratory, research scientist, or educational facility. By using this site's information, downloading information from this site, or making purchases from AMTS, Inc., you also certify that you have the legal and lawful right to download such information, make such purchases, and will not utilize any information from this site, or products purchased from this site in any acts of terrorism, fraud, or other unlawful act, and furthermore agree to all terms, conditions, and agreements set forth in and posted on this page.
Company Contact Information
American Master*Tech Scientific Incorporated
Street Address: 1330 Thurman St.; Lodi, CA. 95240
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 2539; Lodi, CA. 95241-2539
Phone: (209) 368-4031
Fax: (209) 368-4136
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Trademark and Copyright Information
American Master*Tech Scientific, Master*Tech, Maker of Master*Techs, The Master*Tech Flyer, The AMTS Logo, AMTS Inc., AMT Inc., AMS Inc., The slogan "Where Laboratory begins with Master*Techs like you", The slogan "Your one-stop laboratory shop", all proprietary product names, website artwork, and all website text and descriptions, are trademarks or registered trademarks of American Master*Tech Scientific Incorporated in the United States and other countries.
American Master*Tech's trademarks may be used publicly with permission only from AMTS, Inc. Fair use of the company's trademarks in advertising and promotion of American Master*Tech's products requires proper acknowledgement.
Other names and brands may be copyrighted by other respective entities and claimed as the property of others.
COPYRIGHTS and COPYRIGHT AGENTS:
American Master*Tech Scientific respects the intellectual property of others, and we ask our users to do the same. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or your intellectual property rights have been otherwise violated, please provide American Master*Tech's Copyright Agent the following information:
- an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright or other intellectual property interest;
- a description of the copyrighted work or other intellectual property that you claim has been infringed;
- a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the site;
- your address, telephone number, and email address;
- a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
- a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your Notice is accurate and that you are the copyright or intellectual property owner or authorized to act on the copyright or intellectual property owner's behalf.
American Master*Tech Scientific's Agent for Notice of claims of copyright or other intellectual property infringement can be reached as follows:
Brandon B. Jones
c/o AMTS, Inc.
PO BOX 2539
Lodi, CA. 95241-2539
By phone: (209) 368-4031
By email: copyrightpolicy'@' americanmastertech.com
Copyright © 2010 American Master*Tech Scientific Incorporated, All rights reserved.
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General Terms, License Agreement, and Disclaimer
The materials on this website are provided by the company, as a service to its customers and may be used for informational purposes only. Absolutely no content may be downloaded or stored on an individual computer at anytime without prior written authorization from an authorized representative of the company (The Owner). By downloading any materials from this site, you agree to these terms. If you do not agree to them, do not use the site or download any materials from it.
SINGLE COPY LICENSE: All materials on this website are copyrighted and any unauthorized use of any materials at this Site may violate copyright, trademark, and other laws. You may download one copy of the information or software ("Materials") found on americanmastertech.com, or other sites owned by the company on a single computer for your personal, non-commercial internal use only unless specifically licensed to do otherwise by AMTS, Inc. in writing. This is a license, not a transfer of title, and is subject to the following restrictions: you may not: (a) modify the Materials or use them for any commercial purpose, or any public display, performance, sale or rental; (b) re-manufacture, reverse engineer, or disassemble Service Materials except and only to the extent permitted by applicable law; (c) remove any copyright or other proprietary notices from the Materials; (d) transfer the Materials to another person. You agree to prevent any unauthorized copying of the Materials.
AMERICAN MASTER*TECH'S PROPRIETARY RIGHTS: You acknowledge and agree that the Service and any necessary software used in connection with the Service ("Software") contain proprietary and confidential information that is protected by applicable intellectual property and other laws. You further acknowledge and agree that Content contained in sponsor advertisements or information presented to you through the Service or advertisers is protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents or other proprietary rights and laws. Except as expressly authorized by AMTS, Inc. or advertisers, you agree not to modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute or create derivative works based on the Service or the Software, in whole or in part.
AMTS, Inc. grants you a personal, non-transferable and non-exclusive right and license to use the object code of its Software on a single computer; provided that you do not (and do not allow any third party to) copy, modify, create a derivative work of, reverse engineer, reverse assemble or otherwise attempt to discover any source code, sell, assign, sublicense, grant a security interest in or otherwise transfer any right in the Software. You agree not to modify the Software in any manner or form, or to use modified versions of the Software, including (without limitation) for the purpose of obtaining unauthorized access to the Service. You agree not to access the Service by any means other than through the interface that is provided by americanmastertech.com or other company owned websites for use in accessing the Service.
OWNERSHIP OF MATERIALS: Materials are copyrighted and are protected by worldwide copyright laws and treaty provisions. They may not be copied, reproduced, modified, published, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any way, without American Master*Tech's prior written permission. Except as expressly provided herein, AMTS Inc. and its suppliers do not grant any express or implied right to you under any patents, copyrights, trademarks, or trade secret information. Other rights may be granted to you by AMTS, Inc. in writing or incorporated elsewhere in the Materials.
NO RESALE OF SERVICE: You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit for any commercial purposes, any portion of the Service, use of the Service, or access to the Service.
NO RESALE OF GOODS: You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit for any commercial purposes, any portion of the products, goods, or services purchased from American Master*Tech Scientific Incorporated without prior written permission of an authorized representative of the company (The Owner).
TERMINATION OF THIS LICENSE: AMTS, Inc. may terminate this license at any time if you are in breach of the terms of this Agreement. Upon termination, you will immediately destroy the Materials.
DISCLAIMER: THE MATERIALS ON THIS WEBSITE (The "Site") ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY OF ANY KIND INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NONINFRINGEMENT OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, OR FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE. IN NO EVENT SHALL AMTS INC. OR ITS AFFILIATES BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF INFORMATION) ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE MATERIALS, EVEN IF AMTS INC. HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. BECAUSE SOME JURISDICTIONS PROHIBIT THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. American Master*Tech and its affiliates further do not warrant the accuracy or completeness of the information, text, graphics, links or other items contained within these materials. AMTS, Inc. shall not be held responsible for any death or fatalities involved from utilizing the materials and all information contained within this site or products purchased from this site or the company. It is up to the user's discretion to decide whether American Master*Tech's advice is legitimate, not the company itself. Recommendations may not be the best course of action in certain situations, and AMTS, Inc. makes no express or implied guarantee that our recommendations are accurate. American Master*Tech may make changes to these materials, or to the products described therein, at any time without notice. AMTS, Inc. makes no commitment to update the Materials. AMTS, Inc. and/or the respectable publishers/creators of the content contained within this site shall not be held responsible for inaccurate, false, or delayed information; this includes but is not limited to product pricing and availability.
MEMBER ACCOUNT, PASSWORD AND SECURITY: You will receive a password and account designation upon completing the Member registration process. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the password and account, and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password or account. You agree to (a) immediately notify AMTS Inc. of any unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of security, and (b) ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session. AMTS Inc. cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this Section. AMTS Inc. reserves the right to terminate any and all accounts at it's own discretion, regardless of valid consideration made to AMTS Inc.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: USE ALL INFORMATION CONTAINED WITHIN THIS SITE, AND PRODUCTS PURCHASED FROM THE COMPANY AND/OR THIS WEBSITE AT YOUR OWN RISK! YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT AMTS INC. SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DEATH, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF AMTS INC. HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), RESULTING FROM: (i) THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE OR A PRODUCT; (ii) THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS AND SERVICES RESULTING FROM ANY GOODS, DATA, INFORMATION OR SERVICES PURCHASED OR OBTAINED OR MESSAGES RECEIVED OR TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO THROUGH OR FROM THE SERVICE; (iii) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA; (iv) STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON THE SERVICE; OR (v) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO THE SERVICE.
USER SUBMISSIONS: Except for order submissions, submitted address information, payment information, telephone numbers, fax numbers, and electronic mailing addresses, any other material, information or other communication you transmit or post to this Site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary ("Communications"). AMTS Inc. will have no obligations with respect to the Communications. AMTS Inc. and its designees will be free to copy, disclose, distribute, incorporate and otherwise use the Communications and all data, images, sounds, text, and other things embodied therein for any and all commercial or non-commercial purposes. You are prohibited from posting or transmitting to or from this Site any unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, or other material that would violate any law.
USER CHAT ROOMS: AMTS, Inc. may, but is not obligated to, monitor or review any areas on the Site where users transmit or post Communications or communicate solely with each other, including but not limited to chat rooms, bulletin boards or other user forums, and the content of any such Communications. AMTS, Inc., however, will have no liability related to the content of any such Communications, whether or not arising under the laws of copyright, libel, privacy, obscenity, or otherwise.
LINKS TO OTHER MATERIALS: The linked sites are not under the control of AMTS Inc. and AMTS Inc. is not responsible for the content of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site. AMTS, Inc. reserves the right to terminate any link or linking program at any time. AMTS Inc. does not endorse companies or products to which it links and reserves the right to note as such on its web pages. If you decide to access any of the third party sites linked to this Site, you do this entirely at your own risk.
APPLICABLE LAWS: This site is controlled by AMTS, Inc. from its offices within the United States of America. American Master*Tech makes no representation that Materials in the site are appropriate or available for use in other locations, and access to them from territories where their content is illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access this site from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws. You may not use or export the Materials in violation of U.S. export laws and regulations. Any claim relating to the Materials shall be governed by the internal substantive laws of the State of California.
EXCLUSIONS AND LIMITATIONS: SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES OR THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. ACCORDINGLY, SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
SEVERABILITY: In the event that, notwithstanding the foregoing, any part of these terms, conditions, or agreements shall be held to be invalid, and/or unenforceable, the remaining parts thereof shall nevertheless continue to be valid and enforceable as though the invalid or unenforceable parts had not been included.
GOVERNING LAW : Construction and interpretation of this agreement shall at all times and in all respects be governed by the laws of the State of California, and this agreement is entered into in San Joaquin County.
The parties to this Agreement consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the federal and state courts located in California, for any action arising out of or relating to this Agreement.
ENTIRE AGREEMENT : This Agreement, and all associated terms and conditions for use described within the whole of this document contain the entire agreement and understanding by and between AMTS, Inc. and any user or customer of the company or its website. No representations, promises, agreements, or understandings, written or oral, not herein contained shall be of any force or effect. Furthermore, by using the site, or making a purchase from AMTS, Inc. you in doing so bind yourself in agreement to all terms, conditions, and agreements set forth in this Agreement.
HEADINGS: The headings used herein are for the convenience of the parties only and shall not be used to define, enlarge or limit any term of this Agreement.
GENERAL: AMTS, Inc. may revise these Terms at any time by updating this posting. You should visit this page from time to time to review the then-current Terms because they are binding on you. Certain provisions of these Terms may be superseded by expressly designated legal notices or terms located on particular pages at this Site.
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Effective January 1st, 2006
Privacy Notice Table Of Contents:
Our Commitment To Privacy
Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. To make this notice easy to find, we make it available on our homepage and at every point where personally identifiable information may be requested.
The Information We Collect:
This notice applies to all information collected or submitted on the company website. On some pages, you can order products, make requests, and register to receive materials. The types of personal information collected at these pages are:
Purchase Order Number
Credit/Debit Card Information
The Way We Use Information:
We use the information you provide about yourself when placing an order only to complete that order. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to complete that order.
We use return email addresses to answer the email we receive. Such addresses are not used for any other purpose and are not shared with outside parties.
You can register with our website if you would like to receive our catalog, online newsletter, as well as updates on our new products and services. Information you submit on our website will not be used for this purpose unless you fill out the registration form.
We use non-identifying and aggregate information to better design our website and to share with advertisers. For example, we may tell an advertiser that X number of individuals visited a certain area on our website, or that Y number of men and Z number of women filled out our registration form, but we would not disclose anything that could be used to identify those individuals.
Finally, we never use or share the personally identifiable information provided to us online in ways unrelated to the ones described above without also providing you an opportunity to opt-out or otherwise prohibit such unrelated uses.
Our Commitment To Data Security
To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
How You Can Access Or Correct Your Information
You can access all your personally identifiable information that we collect online and maintain by simply logging in and then clicking on the "My Account" link near the bottom left of any page next to the telephone number. We use this procedure to better safeguard your information.
You can correct factual errors in your personally identifiable information by sending us a request that credibly shows error.
To protect your privacy and security, we will also take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access or making corrections.
How To Contact Us
Should you have other questions or concerns about these privacy policies, please call the online account specialist, Brandon B. Jones, at (800) 860-4073 or .
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American Master*Tech Scientific Incorporated (AMTS, Inc.) is committed to supplying products and services that meet or exceed customer expectations. The company stands behind all products and will accept for return, without cost to our customers, any product that is faulty, malfunctioned, does not perform according to specifications, or that does not meet specifications with respect to chemical and physical properties.
In addition, AMTS, Inc. will consider all other requests for return of product. In the event that the request pertains to a product that was incorrectly ordered by the customer, incorrectly stored by the customer, or has exceeded recommended storage life at the customer's facility, AMTS, Inc. will work closely with the customer for disposition of the product. The financial settlement between AMTS, Inc. and the customer will be determined after considering the appropriate method of disposing of the material in question, and will take shipment and disposal costs into consideration.
All sales are final and not all return requests or refund requests are granted. AMTS, Inc. and its authorized representatives may decide to replace a product rather than process a return or refund. If a refund is granted at no fault of the product or AMTS, AMTS, Inc. maintains the right to charge up to a 20% restocking fee on all returned products.
All product returns, or refund requests, regardless of the reason shall be considered and evaluated only if the following product return/refund procedure is performed and any associated criteria is met:
- Place an informal call or email to AMTS, Inc., request customer service, and alert the specialist that you would like to return a product. Include the reason for return as well as any pertinent data and a lot number if applicable to support your claim and facilitate the process.
- DO NOT ATTEMPT TO FIX, OR MODIFY BROKEN OR FAULTY PRODUCTS IN ANY WAY.
- DO NOT REPACK MEDICAL SOLUTIONS IN THIRD PARTY PACKAGING UNLESS INSTRUCTED TO DO SO BY AN AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE AT AMTS, INC.
- You may be requested to send a small sample of the product to AMTS, Inc. for testing purposes to evaluate your claim.
- After careful review of your situation and request, a representative from AMTS, Inc. will contact you via e-mail or telephone with a grant to return your product, or a denial to return your product.
- If you are granted a return, the grant is for one instance only and for one product in that instance unless otherwise specified. You will receive instructions on how to return, and or dispose of the product.
AMTS Inc. shall not be held responsible for customers who do not follow its product return/refund policy by returning products to the company without prior authorization. The customer in these instances shall be held responsible for shipping costs on any unauthorized return.
If you are an American MasterTech distributor, you must follow the same procedure listed above, including contact American MasterTech and receive authorization before granting return authorization to any customer. American MasterTech will not accept unauthorized returns. Distributors are not authorized to refuse shipments or have customers refuse shipments. The distributor will be responsible for all costs of an unauthorized return. This includes all freight costs incurred.
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