Privacy Policy & Terms of Use

Welcome to the website of http://www.bostik.com/us/, the corporate site of BOSTIK, INC., a company belonging to the Arkema Group.  The term “Arkema Group” used hereafter is defined as including BOSTIK, INC., ARKEMA INC., BOSTIK, S.A., ARKEMA FRANCE, ARKEMA, as well as their subsidiaries and affiliates.  

This privacy policy and terms of use apply to this website and to all mobile applications of Bostik, Inc.

 

Use of this website and any mobile applications implies your agreement and acceptance to be bound by these general terms and conditions of use.  These terms and conditions may change, so we suggest that you check back regularly to be aware of any such changes.

Site publisher

Bostik SA

Corporate Communications Department

253 avenue du Président Wilson, 

93211 La Plaine Saint Denis

France 


Hosting provider

Amazon Web Services, Inc. 

P.O. Box 81226 

Seattle, WA 98108-1226 

http://aws.amazon.com


Production

Freestyle Interactive

Harwoods House, Banbury Rd, 

Ashorne, Warwick CV35 0AA, UK 


Content

Information published on this website and on our mobile applications is provided for purely indicative purposes. This information is non-contractual.


The statements, technical information and recommendations contained herein are believed to be accurate as of the date hereof.  Since the conditions and methods of use of the products and of the information referred to herein are beyond our control, the Arkema Group expressly disclaims any and all liability as to any results obtained or arising from any use of the products or reliance on such information; NO WARRANTY OF FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE, WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR ANY OTHER WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IS MADE CONCERNING THE GOODS DESCRIBED OR THE INFORMATION PROVIDED HEREIN.  The information provided herein relates only to the specific products designated and may not be applicable when such products are used in combination with other materials or in any process. The user should thoroughly test any application before commercialization. Nothing contained herein constitutes a license to practice under any patent and it should not be construed as an inducement to infringe any patent and the user is advised to take appropriate steps to be sure that any proposed use of the products will not result in patent infringement.

The Arkema Group cannot guarantee that the information featured on the website or the mobile applications is accurate, exhaustive or up to date. The Arkema Group shall not be held liable for any errors and/or omissions, unavailability of information, failure to update information and/or presence of viruses on its website or its mobile applications.


Consequently, you assume the entire risk of relying on the information featured on the website or mobile applications, and the Arkema Group shall not be held responsible for any direct or indirect damages resulting from the use of this information.

The Arkema Group reserves the right to alter the content of its website, its mobile applications, and these terms of conditions of use at any time and without notice.

You agree that you will not access this website or mobile applications from any territories or locations where the contents of this website or mobile applications may be illegal, and any such access is prohibited.

Product disclaimer and policy


The Arkema Group carefully manages each step of the product life cycle in compliance with its commitments to Corporate Social Responsibility and regulatory requirements.



Within the frame of its product stewardship, Arkema specifies the conditions wherein technical information and recommendations contained in its documentation may be used.  (View the full disclaimer on Arkema’s global site at http://www.arkema.com/en/products/product-safety/disclaimer/index.html?_ga=1.206739675.915795678.1455559785).



As well, Arkema's core principles that guide its behavior with respect to the use of its products in medical device application are provided in our Medical Device Policy at http://www.arkema.com/en/social-responsibility/responsible-product-management/medical-device-policy/?_ga=1.203723352.915795678.1455559785

 

Use of personal data

Personal data (such name, address, email address, phone numbers, etc.) is collected in many instances as well as other information submitted by you.  This personal data is intended solely and exclusively for use by the Arkema Group.  The Arkema Group may use the personal data in several ways, including but not limited to responding to an inquiry from you, to provide you with additional information about us and our products, to contact you from time to time to provide you with required notices, important information, or other marketing / promotional material, or to deliver certain requested services to you.   In no event will this data be disclosed, leased or sold to third parties.  We may, however, disclose such personal data as required by law, as compelled by a subpoena, as part of a similar legal process or government investigation, as part of a corporate merger or other transaction, or to protect your safety or the safety of others.

In addition, the Arkema Group often collects information about what pages within the website or mobile applications are viewed, how long each page is viewed, how often a page is viewed, and other similar user viewing information.  This information allows us to improve our website and mobile applications, to deliver customized content in some instances, and to improve the overall experience and content for our users.

The Arkema Group will retain your personal data for as long as you use the website or mobile applications and for a reasonable time thereafter.  The Arkema Group is concerned about safeguarding your personal data, and we provide certain safeguards to protect it.   Although we employ reasonable security measures, you should be aware that no security system can prevent all potential security breaches, and as such, the use of the website and mobile applications is at your own risk.

 

Access to your personal data

Under the French Data Protection and Freedom of Information law (“Loi Informatique et Liberté”) of 6 January 1978, you have the right to access, alter, rectify and remove your personal data (articles 39 and 40 of “Loi Informatique et Liberté”).

To exercise this right, please contact:


Bostik, Inc.
11320 W. Watertown Plank Road
Wauwatosa, WI 53226
UNITED STATES
Attn: Chris Eichman

 

Intellectual property rights

Copyrights

The Arkema Group is the owner or is authorized to use all information and all elements featured on this site (texts, photos, images and sounds) (subject to copyright laws). Copies of all or part of this information and elements may only be made for information purposes and solely for strictly private use. Any reproduction, representation, adaptation, translation and/or transformation of all or part of this information and elements for other purposes is expressly forbidden. No license or right other than that of viewing the website, our mobile applications, and the information and elements featured therein, may be granted to anyone in respect of intellectual property rights.

Distinctive signs

Unless otherwise stated, corporate names, trade names, logos and trademarks featured on the site are the property of BOSTIK, INC., ARKEMA INC., BOSTIK, S.A., ARKEMA FRANCE, ARKEMA, or their subsidiaries or affiliates. They may not be used without the prior express consent of their owner.

Hypertext links

Hypertext links on this site may lead users searching for information to other resources on the internet contained on other servers, over which the Arkema Group has no control. The Arkema Group shall not be held responsible for the content of these sites.

In no event may the Arkema Group be held responsible for the content of websites or other mobile applications to which it provides links. These links are provided to users as a service. The decision to activate links shall be the exclusive responsibility of users and shall be done so at the user’s sole risk.


Users and visitors to the website or to our mobile applications may not set up a hyperlink to our mobile applications or to the website http://www.bostik.com/us/ without the prior express written consent of BOSTIK, INC.  

Factors which could affect future results

The information may contain forward-looking statements with respect to the financial situation, results of operations, business and industrial strategy of BOSTIK, INC., and more broadly the Arkema Group. In particular, words such as “forecasts”, “expects”, “anticipates”, “targets” and other similar words or expressions, and the conditional tense are used to characterize forward-looking data. This includes, in particular, statements on the management’s targets, estimates and objectives concerning production and trends concerning operating results. Such forecasts are based on assumptions that could prove inaccurate, and are subject to risk factors such as changes in raw material prices, changes in the global economic environment, and changes to applicable regulations. BOSTIK, INC., ARKEMA INC., BOSTIK, S.A., ARKEMA FRANCE, ARKEMA, their subsidiaries and affiliates as well as their respective management and employees cannot guarantee that the information is error-free, nor may they be held responsible for the future accuracy of any opinions featured as part of this information.



BOSTIK, INC., ARKEMA INC., BOSTIK, S.A., ARKEMA FRANCE, ARKEMA, their subsidiaries and affiliates as well as their management shall not assume any obligation to update forecasts published on the website or mobile applications that may be required as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. Further information on factors that could affect the financial results of ARKEMA and, more broadly, the Arkema Group may be provided in the documents filed with the French Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF).

Searching for product information

The sole purpose of the “Product Search”, “Quick TDS Search” and “Safety Data Sheet (SDS) Web Site Search for Product” pages is to help users search and access descriptions of Arkema Group products. The customer shall bear sole responsibility for deciding on the suitable use of each product as well as complying with the laws and national regulations in force.

Applicable law

The website, the mobile applications, and these terms and conditions of use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Wisconsin and the federal laws of the United States of America, without giving effect to the conflict of laws provisions thereof. You agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction of the state or federal courts located within the State of Wisconsin for any disputes arising from or related to this website, the mobile applications, their use, or these terms and conditions.

You agree that you will comply with all applicable local, state, national and international laws and regulations that relate to your use of or activities on this website or on the mobile applications.  Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, you also agree that all transactions and other activity on this website site or the mobile applications shall at all times be subject to and conditioned upon compliance with all applicable export control laws and regulations of the United States and any other applicable jurisdiction, and that you will not disseminate, transmit, export or re‑export, divert or otherwise convey any information of any kind made available on or through this website or the mobile applications in violation of any such export control laws and regulations. 

Limitation of Liability 

NO MEMBER OF THE ARKEMA GROUP, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY AFFILIATES OR SUBSIDIARIES, SHALL BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM BY ANY PARTY FOR ANY DAMAGES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, ARISING FROM OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF OR THE INABILITY TO USE THIS WEBSITE OR THE MOBILE APPLICATIONS, OR ANY INFORMATION CONTAINED THEREON, OR ANY INFORMATION PROVIDED TO US, OR RESULTING FROM ANY ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF ANY TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA (WHETHER OR NOT AUTHORIZED) CONTAINED OR ACCESSED HEREIN. THE PROVISIONS OF THIS LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SHALL APPLY TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW.