Terms of Use

By accessing web site pages belonging to or operated by Stryker, you agree to the following terms. If you do not agree to the following terms, please note that you are not allowed to use the site. This site is owned and maintained by Stryker. These Terms of Use and Privacy Notice apply to this site. Stryker Corporation and its affiliates (hereafter referred to as "Stryker") also operate other websites. These Terms of Use may not apply to those other websites. Please review the Terms of Use posted on those other Stryker websites when you visit them. These Terms of Use were last updated on July 9, 2004. Stryker may change the Terms of Use at any time. By using this site, it means you accept the most recent version of the Terms of Use.

Please read our Privacy Statement to understand the privacy rules about your use of this site. Except as written in any other disclaimers, policies, terms of use, or other notices on this site, these Terms of Use and our Privacy Statement are the complete agreement between you and Stryker with respect to your use of this site. You may be subject to additional terms that may apply when you access particular services or materials on certain areas of this site, or by following links that take you away from this site. Stryker makes no representation as to the availability, accuracy, or completeness of the content of this site. Stryker is not liable for any damages or injury resulting from your access to or inability to access this site or from reliance on any information at this site. In addition we reserve the right to interrupt or discontinue any or all of the functionality of this site or to change its content at any time without prior notice, but we do not assume any responsibility to update it.

The information contained in this site (i) is for general guidance on matters of interest only and shall not be assimilated to or substituted for legal or medical advice, and (ii) does not constitute an offer of or solicitation for the purchase of products or services.

A reference to a Stryker product or service on this site does not imply that such product or service is or will be available in your country where it may be subject to different regulations and conditions of use. Such reference does not imply any intention on our part to sell this product or service in your country and you should always rely on product information especially created for your country. The site contains information about products and services that may or may not be available in any particular country or region of the world, may be available under different trademarks in different countries and, where applicable, may be approved or cleared by a government regulatory body for sale or use with different indications and restrictions in different countries.

Although accessible by others, the product information on the Stryker site is intended for use by residents of the United States only unless designated by a national flag or regional symbol. This site links to other sites produced by Stryker's various operating divisions and subsidiaries, some of which are outside the U.S. Those sites may have information that is appropriate only to the particular originating country or region where the site is based. You should not construe anything on the linked site as a promotion or solicitation for any product or for the use of any product that is not authorized by the laws and regulations of the country where you are located.

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 medical professional, such as a physician, to determine what courses of treatment, if any, may be appropriate for you.

The contents of these web pages are protected by appropriate copyright and trademark laws. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved. Reproduction, transfer, distribution or storage of part or all of the contents in any form without the prior written permission of Stryker is prohibited except in accordance with the following terms. Stryker consents to you browsing Stryker web pages on your computer or printing copies of extracts from these pages for your personal use only and not for redistribution unless consented to in writing by Stryker. Individual documents in our web pages may be subject to additional terms indicated in those documents.

The use of this site and the content therein is permitted for private, non-commercial use. This site and the contents herein are provided as a convenience to you. The contents of Stryker web pages are provided on "as is" and "as available" basis. Stryker does not warrant that its web pages will be uninterrupted or error-free. Stryker reserves the right to revise the pages or withdraw access to them at any time. NO WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO WARRANTIES OF TITLE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, IS MADE IN RELATION TO THE AVAILABILITY, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY OR CONTENT OF THESE PAGES. STRYKER SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS OR FOR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THIS SERVICE, EVEN IF STRYKER HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES OR LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. THE LIABILITY OF STRYKER WOULD IN SUCH CASE BE LIMITED TO THE GREATEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

For your easy accessibility Stryker may include links to sites on the internet that are owned or operated by third parties. Stryker is not responsible for the content of such other sites. By linking to such a third-party site, you shall review and agree to that site's rules of use before using such site. You also agree that Stryker has no control over the content of that site and cannot assume any responsibility for material created or published by such third-party sites. In addition, a link to a non-Stryker site does not imply that Stryker endorses the site or the products or services referenced in such third party site. Stryker shall not be liable for any damages or injury arising from users' access to or inability to access such sites.

By submitting material to any of our servers, for example by e-mail or via the internet, you agree that: (a) the material will not contain any item that is unlawful or otherwise unfit for publication; (b) you will use reasonable EFORTs to scan and remove any viruses or other contaminating or destructive features before submitting any material; (c) you own the material or have the unlimited right to provide it to us and Stryker may publish the material free of charge and/or incorporate it or any concepts described in it in our products without accountability or liability; and (d) you agree not to take action against us in relation to material that you submit and you agree to indemnify us if any third party takes action against us in relation to the material you submit.

Stryker does not and cannot review the content posted by users on its site if applicable and is not responsible for such content. Stryker may at any time at its discretion remove any content posted by users.

Stryker is a registered trademark of Stryker Corporation. Stryker's product names are either trademarks or registered trademarks of Stryker. Other product and company names mentioned herein may be trademarks or trade names of their respective owners. Your access to this site should not be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel or otherwise, any license or right to use any marks appearing on the site without the prior written consent of Stryker or the third party owner thereof.

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