Terms of Use

This website is operated and maintained by Akzo Nobel Surface Chemistry LLC (hereafter "we," “us” or “our”).  Your access to and use of this website is subject to the following Terms of Use. By accessing and using this website, you accept these Terms of Use, without limitation or qualification.

This website may allow you to place orders for our products.  Our Terms and Conditions of Sale apply to all orders placed through this website. By placing an order through this website, you accept our Terms and Conditions of Sale, without limitation or qualification.  We may reject any order placed through this website in our sole discretion.

Please also refer to our Privacy Statement for an overview of the information that we collect via this website and how we use such information.

Intellectual property rights

Unless otherwise stated, all intellectual property rights to the contents of this website including but not limited to text, images, audio, video, html-code and buttons are owned by us or our affiliates or by third parties who have granted use rights to us or our affiliates. These rights include but are not limited to all copyrights, trade names and trademarks.

Nothing contained in this website shall be construed as conferring by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to any intellectual property rights of owned by us, our affiliates or any third party.

You may not link this website to other websites without our express, written permission.

Information and liability

The information provided on this website is provided is free of charge and does not create a business or professional services relationship between you and us. This website and the information provided on this website are provided "as is" and we make no representation or warranty of any kind with respect to this website or any website, service or product accessible through this website. We expressly disclaim all express and implied warranties including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title, and non-infringement. In no event will we be liable to any party for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, exemplary, consequential, or other damages (including, but not limited to, lost profits, business interruption, loss of programs or data) without regard to the form of action and whether in contract, tort, negligence, strict liability, or otherwise, arising out of or in connection with this website, any information on or accessed through this website, any website, service or product linked to this website, or any copying, displaying, or use of information on or accessed through this website.  The only exceptions to the foregoing are the express limited warranty and express limited remedies with respect to our products that are contained in our Terms and Conditions of Sale. 

Financial Information

This website may include financial information. This financial information, including but not limited to share prices, is for general information purposes only. We 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 website and the information provided on this website does not constitute an invitation or an offer to invest in any securities, including but not limited to any type of equity or debt instrument, in any way. Visitors of this website should not base their decision to invest or to trade in any securities on this website or the information published on this website. Future developments and future results may deviate substantially from views, opinions or expectations that may be expressed on this website or in the information published on this website.

Information of third parties

Information originating from third parties constitutes an expression of the personal opinions of those third parties. We are not responsible and shall not be liable for such information. Links on this website may lead to products, services or websites of third parties. We make no judgment or warranty with respect to such other products, services or websites and we take no responsibility for such other products, services or websites. A link to another product, service or website is not an endorsement of that product, service or website. Any use you make of such information provided on this website, or any product, service or website linked to by this website, is at your own risk.

Use of information you provide

We rely on information that you provide via this website.  By providing information to us you warrant that it is truthful, complete and not misleading and that our use such information does not infringe the intellectual property rights of any person or party.  By providing information to us concerning your company or third parties you warrant to us that you have authority to provide that information.  By placing orders for your company you warrant to us that you have authority to place such orders and that the orders are binding on your company.

Information transmitted via the Internet

Information sent over the Internet may be accessible to, or intercepted by, third parties.  We take no precaution to protect information before it reaches us.  We make no warranty that transmission of information over the Internet is safe or secure or that information transmitted by you to us will not be accessible to, or intercepted by, third parties.   

Compliance with laws

You are responsible for complying with all applicable laws.  By using this website you agree that you will not access, use distribute, sell, resell, export or re-export such information in violation of any applicable laws the information on this website in violation of applicable laws. By placing orders for products you warrant that you will not acquire, use, handle, store, transport, distribute, sell, resell, export or re-export such products in violation of applicable laws.  As used in this paragraph “applicable laws” includes but is not limited to the laws, regulations and orders of the United States of America and its States, the laws, regulations and orders of the European Union and its Member States, the laws, regulations and orders of the country in which we are domiciled and the laws, regulations and orders of the country in which you are domiciled. By using this website you agree that you will indemnify, defend and hold us and our affiliates harmless from and against any and all liabilities, fines, penalties, damages, suits, claims, charges and investigations and all related costs or losses (including attorney fees and defense costs incurred by us) as a result of your violation of your obligations and/or warranties in this paragraph.

Confidentiality and unauthorized ideas

Because of the open nature of the Internet, we recommend that you not submit information you consider confidential via this website.  Except as expressly stated otherwise herein, any information submitted by you through this website shall be deemed non-confidential and non-proprietary.

We do not accept idea submissions outside of established business relationships. We cannot and do not treat any such submissions in confidence. Accordingly, please do not communicate idea submissions to us through this website. Any ideas disclosed to us outside a pre-existing and documented confidential business relationship are not confidential and we will be entitled to develop, use, copy and/or commercially exploit these or similar ideas to the fullest extent and without compensating you or accounting to you. If we, in our sole discretion, undertake a review of an idea submission made through this website we assume no obligation to protect the confidentiality of your idea or compensate you for its disclosure or use. By submitting an idea or other detailed submission to us through this website, you agree to be bound by the terms of this stated policy.

Severability

If these Terms of Use are or become partially void, you will continue to be bound by the remainder of the same. In our sole discretion we may replace the void part by provisions that are valid and have legal effect.  You will be bound by such replacement provisions.

In the event that a translation of these Terms of Use differs from the original English version, the English version will prevail.

Applicable law and jurisdiction

These Terms of Use shall be exclusively governed by the laws of the country in which we are domiciled. All disputes arising in connection with these Terms of Use, including but not limited to disputes concerning the existence and validity thereof, shall be resolved by the competent courts of aforesaid country.

Changes

We reserve the right to modify these Terms of Use and related business practices at any time and without prior notice, by posting a revised version on this website. These changes will be effective as of the date we post a revised version on this website.

We reserve the right to modify our Terms and Conditions of Sale at any time and without prior notice, by posting a revised version. These changes will be effective for all orders placed after the revised version is posted.

Click here to view our Order Policy, which includes information regarding cancellations, refunds, and delivery. All orders will be delivered within 10-14 business days unless otherwise stated. We’ll send a confirmation email when your order ships.