Terms of use

Terms of use

Merz reserves its right to make additions, deletions, or modifications to the information at any time without prior notification. Provisions of the Terms of Use do not create any contractual or other legal right in or on behalf of any party.

No Guarantee or Warranty

Merz is committed to keeping its site up-to-date. However, Merz does not guarantee the accuracy and completeness of any information contained in this site. Except for direct damages caused by Merz’ wilful misconduct or gross negligence, Merz is not liable for any direct, indirect, special, punitive, incidental, or other consequential damages arising out of or in connection with your visit to this website, including, without limitation, lost profits, business interruption, and loss of programs or electronic data.

For the convenience of our visitors Merz provides links to other websites. However, certain links on this site lead to resources located on servers maintained by third parties over whom Merz has no control. Merz is not responsible for third party content or the consequences of your use thereof.

Expert Advice or Opinion

As a useful resource to our visitors this site may contain expert opinions. Information in this site identified as expert opinion, or accessed from this site by hyperlink, represents the opinions of these respective experts, which are not necessarily those of Merz.

Intellectual Property

Please note that it is Merz’ policy to enforce its intellectual property rights to the utmost extent as set forth in applicable laws, including criminal sanctions. The trademarks, logos and service marks (collectively the “Trademarks”) displayed on this site are Trademarks owned or licensed by Merz. Nothing on this site should be construed as granting, by implication or otherwise, any license or right in or to the Trademarks without the express written permission of Merz or, if not Merz, the owner of the Trademark. In addition, any reproduction, retransmission, modification or use of this site’s content for other than personal, non-commercial purposes requires the prior written consent of Merz. The following copyright notice must appear on every copy of the contents of this site or a portion thereof: Copyright © 2015 Merz. All rights reserved.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. In case of activation of the IP anonymization, Google will truncate/anonymize the last octet of the IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA. On behalf of the website provider Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website provider. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. Furthermore you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB.

Further information can be found under http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/gb.html (Google Analytics Terms of Service & Privacy). Please note that on this website, Google Analytics code is supplemented by “gat._anonymizeIp();” to ensure an anonymized collection of IP addresses (so called IP-masking).