Conditions of Use

Welcome to the Midwest Bio-Systems Web Site

We ask that you abide by the terms and conditions below. Please read them carefully because when you use our site you automatically agree to them.

COPYRIGHT NOTICE

All copying and distribution of any of the contents of this site is strictly forbidden. In particular, no part of this site may be distributed or copied for any commercial purpose/gain.

This site and all materials contained on this site, including but not limited to images, text, photographs, designs, icons and illustrations, except those already covered by existing copyright and intellectual property protections, are the property of Midwest Bio-Systems, Inc.

No part of this site may be reproduced or transmitted to or stored on any other web site or other form of electronic retrieval system nor may be accessed in such manner as to make them appear part of any third party’s web site or electronic database or retrieval system without prior written permission from Midwest Bio-Systems, Inc. Midwest Bio-Systems, Inc. reserves the right to enforce its intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law. Any rights not expressly guaranteed herein are reserved by Midwest Bio-Systems, Inc.

TRADEMARK NOTICE

This Web site contains valuable trademarks owned, licensed and used by Midwest Bio-Systems, Inc. throughout the world to distinguish its quality services and products. These trademarks, equipment designs and related proprietary property are protected from copying and simulation under national and international laws and are not to be copied or reproduced without Midwest Bio Systems’ express written permission.

INFORMATION AND SERVICES

Although substantial efforts are made to ensure the accuracy of the information contained on this website, Midwest Bio-Systems, Inc. does not warrant the accuracy or completeness of the information, text, links, graphics and other items contained on this server or any other server. Thus, Midwest Bio-Systems, Inc. disclaims any warranty of any kind, whether express or implied, as to any matter whatsoever relating to this website, including without limitation the merchantability or fitness for any particular purpose. Midwest Bio-Systems, Inc. will periodically revise the information, services and resources contained in this Web site and reserves the right to make such changes without any obligation to notify past, current or prospective visitors.

Any material downloaded, uploaded or otherwise obtained through the use of our site or software is done at your own discretion and risk and you will be solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or business or loss of data that results from the download or upload of any such material or the use of our site or our software.

Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However, Midwest Bio-Systems, Inc. takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.

INFORMATION SUBMITTED TO MIDWEST BIO-SYSTEMS, INC.

You may send to Midwest Bio-Systems, Inc. comments, questions, suggestions or ideas relating to this Web site. If you do, you agree that such information sent to Midwest Bio-Systems, Inc. is not given in confidence, that Midwest Bio-Systems, Inc. is not obligated to keep such information secret and that Midwest Bio-Systems, Inc. is not obligated to respond. Midwest Bio-Systems, Inc. shall be free to use the information you send to Midwest Bio-Systems, Inc. in any manner, including but not limited to developing, manufacturing, and marketing products based on such information. Midwest Bio-Systems, Inc. may also reproduce, disclose and distribute the information in your communication to others without limitation.

LINKS TO THIRD-PARTY SITES

Through this website you are able to link to other websites which are not under the control of Midwest Bio-Systems, Inc. We have no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorsement of the views expressed within them.

PURCHASES

If you wish to make purchases of products described on the Site, you may be asked to supply certain information including but not limited to credit card or other payment information. You understand that any such information will be treated by Midwest Bio-Systems, Inc. in the manner described in its Privacy Policy. You agree that all such information that you provide will be accurate, complete, and current. You agree to pay all charges incurred by users of your account and credit card or other payment mechanism at the prices in effect when such charges are incurred. You will also be responsible for paying any applicable taxes relating to your purchases.

PAYMENT OPTIONS

We accept Master Card, Visa, & Discover credit cards. All sales are final and include standard shipping/freight charges. (See Shipping)

SALES TAX

Any purchases from the states of Illinois or California will be charged applicable sales tax. If product is delivered outside of Illinois or California, it will be the responsibility of recipient to pay any applicable use taxes, if necessary.

SHIPPING

Every attempt will be made to ship items ordered through our online store by the end of the next business day following the day the order was placed, unless an item ordered is out of stock.

All items ordered through our online store are shipped UPS Ground Rates based on the weight and size of the items, unless otherwise noted at the time of checkout. Products that contain hazardous materials will be shipped via Parcel Post. Small items will be shipped by priority mail where it is more economical and/or expedient than UPS. Products exceeding UPS weight and size limits will be shipped by truck. We will contact you after you place your order to arrange for shipping and the billing of the freight for these items.

Tracking numbers, where applicable, will be provided to you via email once your order has been shipped. (We are in no way responsible for delays of your order resulting from negligence of the carrier, strikes, weather conditions, power failures, or acts of God. Once your order leaves our facility, the carrier is responsible for timely deliveries).

DAMAGED OR FLAWED GOODS

Please inspect all packages when they arrive. If any of the items arrive damaged, save all packaging and damaged goods for inspection. Immediately call Midwest Bio-Systems at 815-438-7200 to report any damage. All damage claims must be made within 7 business days from receipt of goods.

RIGHT TO PROMOTION

Unless otherwise stated in writing at the time of your order placed, we reserve the right to use any item produced by us for display promotion.

RETURN INFORMATION

If a product you purchase contains a manufacturer’s defect contact Midwest Bio-Systems at 815-438-7200 to return the product and make arrangements for refund or replacement.

All returns must be made within 30 days of the purchase date. There will be a 20% restocking fee for any returns made after 30 days from the purchase date.

We do not pay for return shipping costs. Customers are responsible for paying their own shipping fees back to our warehouse.

Upon receipt of a return, the returns department will inspect the materials. If they are not found to be in like-new condition at our discretion, we will not issue a refund or replacement. Midwest Bio-Systems, Inc is not responsible for any damage during the return shipping process.

This refund policy does not apply to our consumable products. All sales on consumable products are final.

INDEMNIFICATION

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Midwest Bio-Systems, Inc. from and against any and all claims, damages, costs or other expenses, including all reasonable attorneys’ fees incurred at arbitration, on any trial or appeal that arise, directly or indirectly out of or from your breach of this Agreement (including your violation of the Code of Conduct) and/or out of any other of your activities in connection with the site. This section will survive the termination of this Agreement for any reason.

CODE OF CONDUCT

You agree not to restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Site and services; transmit any unlawful, fraudulent, threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory, obscene or otherwise objectionable or harmful information or materials, or any information or materials that could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any law; transmit any information or software that contains a virus, worm, Trojan horse or other harmful or disruptive component; transmit materials in violation of another party’s intellectual property rights; use the Site for any commercial or unlawful purposes; or modify, adapt, sublicense, translate, sell, reverse engineer, or disassemble any portion of the Site.

GOVERNING LAW

These terms & conditions are governed by U.S. law in every particular including formation and interpretation and shall be deemed to be made in the U.S. and the parties agree that in the event of a dispute on any term in this agreement, the dispute will be referred to arbitration under State of Illinois law before any court action. Both parties will agree on the choice of arbitrator and the venue.

By using the services of Midwest Bio-Systems, Inc, I agree that I have read and understand the information above.