User Agreement

Combe Asia-Pacific Pty Ltd User Agreement

Combe Asia-Pacific Pty Ltd (“Combe”) maintains this web site (“Site”) to permit visitors from the Australia and New Zealand to learn more about Combe, its businesses and its products. Please feel free to browse the Site for educational, informational, or entertainment purposes. By using this Site, however, you hereby agree to be bound by all of the terms and conditions of this User Agreement (“Agreement”). Combe reserves the right at its own discretion to change the terms and conditions of the Agreement at any time and to notify users of any such changes by online postings. Your continued use of this Site after such postings will automatically constitute your acceptance of those changes.

Terms and Conditions

  1. This Site contains information about health and beauty care products that may or may not be available in certain parts of the world and/or that may be available under different trademarks. Additionally, the products may be subject to approval or clearance processes in some countries by various governmental agencies, and this may result in different indications, ingredients, restrictions, and labeling. Because of these variables, the product information that is available at this Site is intended for use by residents of the Australia and New Zealand only. You should not construe anything at this Site as a promotion or a solicitation for any product or the possible use of any product that is not authorized by the laws and regulations of the country in which you are located. Furthermore, descriptions of Combe's products contained within this Site shall not constitute product labeling.
  2. Combe is part of the worldwide organization of Combe Incorporated, White Plains, New York USA. Combe Incorporated maintains its own web site and provides links to international sites of affiliated companies that provide information about products, businesses and operations at such international locations. Those international links can be accessed through the home page of Combe Incorporated at www.combe.com. Those sites have information that will be appropriate to those countries and regions, and the product information that is available through international links identified at www.combe.com is intended solely for use by, and is applicable only to, residents of those international locations. Furthermore, descriptions of products contained within those sites shall not constitute product labeling; you should use products in accordance with the instructions contained on the cartons and labels found on those products in the country of purchase.
  3. All information (“Information”) that you read or see at this Site is protected by copyright or other intellectual property laws. The contents (“Contents”) are owned by Combe, its affiliate companies, or other third parties from whom Combe has received certain legal rights. You may not report, modify, publish, sell, reproduce, distribute, post, display, transmit, or in any way exploit any of this Site's Contents for commercial purposes. You may, if you wish, download and retain on a disk or in hard drive form a single copy of the Contents of this Site for personal, non-commercial purposes as long as you do not remove any proprietary notices.
  4. While Combe has made reasonable efforts to include Information at this Site that is accurate and timely, Combe makes no representations or warranties as to such Information and, specifically, Combe assumes no liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions in the Information or the Contents of this Site. Moreover, Combe neither warrants nor represents that your use of the Information will not infringe the rights of third parties. Your access to and use of this Site are at your own risk, and none of Combe, its affiliated companies, or any party involved in the creation, transmittal, or maintenance of this Site shall be liable to you for any direct, indirect, consequential, incidental or punitive damages of any kind allegedly arising out of your access or use of this Site, or your inability to access or use this Site. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained herein, the Contents of this Site are provided to you on an “AS IS” basis and specifically WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. Please note that some jurisdictions may not permit the exclusion of implied warranties and, as a result, some of the exclusions referenced above may not apply to you. You should check your local laws for any limitations or restrictions that might impact you.
  5. Combe assumes no responsibility and shall not be liable for any damages to, or any viruses that may infect, your computer equipment resulting from your access to or use of this Site, or the downloading of any Information from this Site.
  6. The trademarks, logos and service marks (“Trademarks”) displayed throughout the Site are registered and unregistered Trademarks of Combe and/or third party licensors. No license, right or permission is granted to you for any use of the Trademarks by you or anyone authorized by you. Misuse of the Trademarks is strictly prohibited and Combe and its affiliated companies will aggressively enforce their intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law, including the pursuit of criminal prosecutions whenever and wherever necessary.
  7. The pictures and images of people, products, places or things displayed on this Site are either the property of Combe or are used with the permission of affiliated companies or third parties. Any use of such pictures or images by you or anyone authorized or affiliated with you is strictly prohibited. Unauthorized uses of pictures and images may violate copyright or trademark laws, privacy laws, or communications laws or regulations.
  8. Internet users located in countries that are subject to applicable trade embargo laws and regulations are prohibited from accessing this Site, and are asked to exit promptly at this time.
  9. Any communication or material transmitted to this Site by electronic mail or other means, shall be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary. This includes ideas, suggestions, comments, questions and any other information or data. Anything submitted to Combe can be used, reproduced, transmitted, disclosed or published by Combe or its affiliated companies without restriction or compensation. Ideas and suggestions that you believe are of a confidential and/or proprietary nature should not be submitted to Combe electronically or otherwise without first signing a confidential disclosure agreement prepared by Combe's legal counsel.
  10. This Site may provide on occasion links or references to other websites not affiliated with Combe. Combe is not responsible for the content of such other sites and shall not be liable for any damages or injury arising from users' access to such sites. Links to other sites are provided only as a convenience to users of this Site.
  11. This Site may contain from time to time information related to various health, medical and fitness conditions and their treatment. Such information is not meant to be a substitute for the advice provided by a physician or other medical professional. You should not use the information contained herein for diagnosing a health or fitness problem or disease. You should always consult a physician and medical advisers.
  12. Combe reserves the right to alter or delete any material from the Contents of this Site at any time. Combe further reserves the right to discontinue this Site at any time and without notice.
  13. This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Australia and New Zealand, without regard to any conflicts of law provisions or principles. Any dispute, controversy, or claim arising out of, relating to, or in connection with this Site or this User Agreement, or the breach or validity of this User Agreement, shall be settled by arbitration. The arbitration shall be conducted in accordance with the Rules of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce in effect at the time of the arbitration except as they may be modified herein. The seat of the arbitration shall be Sydney, Australia, and the language in which such proceeding shall be conducted shall be English. The sole arbitrator shall be selected and appointed by the International Chamber of Commerce. The arbitration award shall be in writing, and shall be final and binding on the parties. The award may include an award of costs, including reasonable attorneys' fees and disbursements. Judgment upon the award may be entered by any court having jurisdiction thereof or having jurisdiction over the parties or their assets.

(This User Agreement was most recently amended in August, 2007. If you read a previous version, please take the time to re-read the document at this time.)