Privacy Policy & Terms of Use

Please read these terms and conditions carefully before any use of this site or the information contained herein. 

By accessing or using this site, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions set forth below. Universal Instruments Corporation (“UIC”) may modify these terms and conditions at any time and such modification shall be effective immediately upon posting. You agree to review these terms and conditions periodically to be aware of such modifications and your continued access or use of this site shall be deemed your conclusive acceptance of the modified terms and conditions. In the case of any violation of these terms and conditions, UIC reserves the right to seek all remedies available at law and in equity. If you do not agree to comply with these terms and conditions, please do not use this site. By accessing this site, you agree to hold UIC harmless against any claims for any damages arising from any use of this site.

1. Privacy
Universal Instruments Corporation is committed to respecting your privacy. Universal Instruments will not, without your consent, convey Personally Identifiable Information about you to other organizations. Personally Identifiable Information is any information that is associated with your name. Personally Identifiable Information is maintained within Universal Instruments Corporation in accordance with reasonable standards of confidentiality. Universal Instruments Corporation uses your information to better understand your needs and provide you better service. To help us improve our customer service, web site use may be tracked and analyzed. This data will only be used by Universal Instruments.

2. Security
Universal Instruments Corporation is committed to ensuring the security of your information. Some parts of our web site are open. The Universal Information Network is password protected, and uses “cookies” to ease the process of logging back on to the site. The Spare Parts Ordering process is also secured. Cookies are not used in the Spare Parts Ordering process. SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) technology is used to protect information specific to the order placement and confirmation process.

3. Content and Accuracy
THE INFORMATION PROVIDED AT THIS SITE IS PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY OR ARISING FROM A COURSE OF DEALING, USAGE OR TRADE PRACTICE. UIC further does not warrant the accuracy, reliability or completeness of the information at this Site. Use of any information is at your own risk. UIC may make changes to the information provided at this Site, at any time without notice. The information provided at this Site may be out of date, or contain errors and UIC makes no commitment to update or correct the materials at this Site. Discussion or identification of products or services other than those provided by UIC is for informational purposes only and does not constitute a recommendation or endorsement for such other products or services.

4. Copyright/Trademark
The materials and data on this Site, including, but not limited to, the organization and layout of the Site itself, are the copyright property of UIC, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may electronically copy and print hardcopy portions of this Site, but only for noncommercial, personal use provided the materials are not modified and all copyright or proprietary notices are retained. Any other use of materials in this Site without the prior written permission of UIC is strictly prohibited. The trademarks, logos and service marks displayed on this Site are the property of UIC or other third parties (collectively the “Trademarks”) . They are registered and unregistered Trademarks. Users are not permitted to use these marks without the prior written consent of UIC. Please see the complete list of UIC Trademarks. Nothing contained in this Site should be construed as granting any license or right to use any Trademark displayed on the Site without the express written permission of UIC.

5. Limitation of Liability
The use of this Site is at your own risk. IN NO EVENT SHALL UIC OR ITS DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AFFILIATES AND SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, LOSS OF PROFITS, SPECIAL DAMAGES, LOST DATA OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE INFORMATION, MATERIALS AND FUNCTIONS PROVIDED AT THIS SITE, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY AND WHETHER OR NOT ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. Applicable law may not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages so the foregoing limitation may not apply. In such states, UIC’s liability is limited to the greatest extent allowable by law. UIC assumes no responsibility and shall not be liable for any damages to or viruses that may affect your computer equipment or other property on account of your access to, use of or browsing in the Site or downloading of any materials or data from the Site. UIC makes no warranties that any materials or information provided on this Site shall be uninterrupted or error-free, or that this Site is free from viruses, worms or other harmful or destructive components or properties.

6. Hyperlinks
This Site may contain links to other sites. This Site may be accessed from other sites. UIC makes no representations or warranties, express or implied, regarding such other sites. UIC accepts and shall have no responsibility for such other sites or information contained thereon. UIC does not control such sites in any manner. You assume all risks in connection with use of such other sites and the information contained therein. UIC makes no endorsement or other approval of any sites or data thereon.

7. Forums
This Site may contain interactive forums, chat areas, bulletin boards, evaluation reports or e-mail communications (collectively “forums”). You agree not to distribute or publish on such forums any materials which are obscene, threatening, abusive, illegal, offensive, defamatory, libelous or otherwise objectionable or inappropriate in any manner. You further agree not to distribute or place any material on such forums containing any solicitations, promotions, advertising, chain letters, letters relating to pyramid schemes or other offers of goods or services. You agree not to interrupt or attempt to interrupt the operation of this Site in any way or change or modify any data contained on this Site. You agree that you will not post or transmit any message or data that would violate the intellectual property rights of any other party, including unauthorized copyright, taxes, trade secret or other confidential information. You agree you will not place any viruses, worms, trojan horses or other destructive devices in any of the forums or on this Site. You agree you will be solely liable for all information you may place on such forums. UIC will not monitor, edit or otherwise control the content of the information on the forums, but reserves the right to, in its sole discretion, edit and remove any material posted that is harmful, offensive or otherwise inappropriate. UIC makes no representations or warranties, express or implied, regarding any information or data in such forums. You agree that it is solely your responsibility to evaluate the accuracy, completeness and usefulness of all advice, merchandise and other information on this Site.

8. Nonconfidentiality of Communications

Any communication, information and material you transmit or place on the Site will be deemed and treated as nonconfidential and nonproprietary information. Anything you transmit or post will become the property of UIC and can be used for any purpose. You automatically grant to UIC a royalty-free, worldwide, irrevocable, unrestricted and perpetual license to use, modify, publish, reproduce, transmit and distribute any information transmitted or posted by you. UIC is free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques contained in any communications for any purpose whatsoever. You agree you will have no recourse against UIC for any alleged or actual infringement of or any misappropriation of any property right in the data or information.

9. Indemnification
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless UIC, its directors, officers, employees, affiliates and suppliers from any liability, loss, claim and expense (including reasonable attorneys fees) related to any violation by you of these terms and conditions.

10. Disclosure; Forward Looking Statements
Some of the information on this Site may contain projections or other forward looking statements regarding future events or the future financial performance of UIC. We wish to caution you these statements are only predictions and that actual events or results may differ materially. You are free to read documents that the Company’s parent entity, Dover Corporation, files from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Those documents contain and identify important factors that could cause the actual results to differ materially from those contained in our projections or forward looking statements. Nothing in this Site constitutes investment advice.

11. Availability and Access
Some information, products or programs mentioned on the Site may not be available in your country or area. Please contact your local sales representative for information as to products and services available in your country or area. Access to and use of password-protected and/or secure areas of this Site is restricted to authorized users only and UIC reserves the right to restrict access to those areas in its sole discretion. You agree you will not permit any other person to access this Site using your passwords or other account information.

12. Software License Agreement
Any software which you download is governed in accordance with the license terms accompanying the file or, if no license terms accompany the file, the terms of the license agreement which accompanied the original product license by you which you are updating or the license terms pursuant to a software license agreement (potential hyperlink).

13. Termination
UIC may change, suspend, terminate or discontinue any aspect of this Site at any time. UIC may also impose specific restrictions on your access to this Site or parts thereof or limit certain features of the Site without notice or liability.

14. Miscellaneous
This Site is controlled and operated from UIC offices within the State of New York, United States of America. The terms governing use of this Site shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York without regard to its conflicts of laws provisions. You agree that any suit, action or proceeding relating to this Site and its contents shall be filed only in Broome County, New York and you hereby consent to submit to personal jurisdiction of such courts for any suits, actions or proceedings. If you choose to access this Site from other jurisdictions you do so at your initiative and are responsible for compliance with applicable laws. UIC is not responsible for any violation of such laws. Software and other materials from this Site may be subject to United States Export Control. You agree you will comply with all United States Export Control Laws, and all other laws, rules and regulations that may pertain to this Site or the information contained hereon. UIC does not authorize the downloading or exportation of any software or technical data from the Site to any jurisdiction prohibited by the United States Export Laws. These terms and conditions constitute the entire agreement between UIC and you with respect to any use of this Site. Any cause of action you may have with respect to use of this Site must be commenced within one year after the claim or cause of action arises. If any provision of these terms and conditions or a portion thereof is found to be unenforceable or invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, that provision shall be enforced to the maximum extent permissible under law so as to effect the intent of the remainder of the terms and conditions and all other terms and conditions shall continue in full force and effect. UIC’s failure to enforce or insist upon any performance or provision of these terms and conditions shall not be construed as a waiver of any such provision or right. UIC can assign its rights or duties under these terms and conditions to any party at any time without notice. Some of the provisions of this Agreement are for the benefit of UIC, its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, suppliers and affiliates. Each of those individuals or entities shall have the right to assert and enforce these provisions directly against you on its own behalf.