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Accessing the ST Sites as a guest
Access to the ST Sites is permitted on a discretionary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the functionalities we provide on our site without notice. We may also restrict access to some parts of the ST Sites, or the entire ST Sites from time to time. We will not be liable if, for any reason, an ST Site or any of its functionality is unavailable at any time or for any period.
Accessing the ST Sites as a registered user
The access to certain products and services offered through the ST Sites requires that you register and create an account.
We reserve the right to withdraw or amend the functionalities we provide to registered users on the ST Sites without notice. To the extent practicable and appropriate, we will, however, inform registered users of these changes. We will not be liable if, for any reason, the ST Sites or any of their functionalities is unavailable at any time or for any period. From time to time, we may restrict access to any of the ST Sites (in whole or part) to users who have registered with us.
Your account is personal to you. On creating the account, you represent that all the information you have provided is true and accurate. If any information that you have provided to us is inaccurate, it is your responsibility to amend such information as soon as possible, using the related preference page. You agree not to sell or transfer your account or any part of it to any third party. You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to the ST Sites.
You must not create an account or access our site through automated means, including but not limited to using an automated device, spider, cache, crawler or scraper.
You can terminate and delete your account at any time by submitting a request to: email@example.com.
Acceptable use of the ST Sites
You may use our site only for lawful purposes. You may not use the ST Sites:
- to set up a user profile if you are under 18 years old;
- in any way that breaches any applicable law or regulation, is unlawful or fraudulent;
- for the purpose of harming or attempting to harm others in any way;
- to post any content which:
- is defamatory of any person;
- is obscene, offensive, hateful or inflammatory;
- contains sexually explicit material;
- promotes violence;
- promotes discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age;
- infringes any copyright, database right or trade mark of any other person;
- is likely to deceive any person;
- is would breach any legal duty owed to a third party, such as a contractual duty or a duty of confidence;
- promotes any illegal activity;
- is threatening or abusive, or invades another’s privacy, or causes annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety;
- is likely to harass, upset, embarrass, alarm or annoy any other person;
- is used to impersonate any person, or to misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person;
- gives the impression that it emanates from ST, if this is not the case; or
- advocates, promotes or assist any unlawful act such as (by way of example only) copyright infringement or computer misuse.
- to knowingly transmit any data, send or upload any material that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time-bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or any other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware;
to access without authority, interfere with, damage or disrupt any part of the ST Sites, equipment or network on which the ST Sites are stored, any software used in the provision of the ST Sites; or any equipment or network or software owned or used by any third party.
Restrictions on use of content
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The following trademarks are the property of ST (unless otherwise stated). This list is not exhaustive. The absence of a mark from this list does not constitute a waiver of any intellectual property rights of ST or any third party in that mark.
ST, BRAM, ZEROPOWER, SNAPHAT, TAGRAM, TIMEKEEPER, W.A.R.P, NOMADIK, Krypto, SmartJ, SmoothDrive, Mozart, PowerMESH, Max247 BiPORT, TIMEKEEPER, TAGRAM, ISOWATT218, ISOWATT220, LightFlash, TO-220FP, ISOTOP, VIPower, OPTIMWATT, Occam, PowerSO-10, PowerSO-20, HEPTAWATT, MULTIWATT, PENTAWATT, Max220, I-Max220, Max247, Tone Pulse, SNUBBERLESS, SnoopTAG, WORD DIALER, CONTINUOUS ARRAY, BCD,CAPHAT, POLYUSE, ST6, ST9 and ST18 are registered trademarks of companies belonging to the STMicroelectronics Group.
Z8 and Z80 are registered trademarks of Zilog Inc.
COMBO is a registered trademark of National Semiconductor.
IBM PC is a registered trademark of International Business Machines Corporation.
NEC is a registered trademark of Nippon Electric Company.
SUN is a registered trademark of Sun Microsystems Corporation.
DEC is a registered trademark of Digital Equipment Corporation.
Microsoft, Windows and the Windows logo are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation.
Z8000 is a trademark of Zilog Inc.
E2CMOS is a trademark of Lattice Semiconductor Corp.
VAX and VMS are trademarks of Digital Equipment Corp.
MENTOR is a trademark of Mentor Graphics Inc.
System Hilo is a trademark of GenRad Inc.
Racal Redac is a trademark of Racal Redac Inc.
APOLLO, HP9000 are trademarks of Hewlett-Packard Corp.
CADENCE, VERILOG are trademarks of Cadence Design System Inc.
Synopsys is a trademark of Synopsys Inc.
Unix is a trademark of ATT/BELL Laboratories.
Purchase of I2C Components by ST, conveys a license under the Philips I2C Patent. Rights to use these components in an I2C system, is granted provided that the system conforms to theI2C Standard Specifications as defined by Philips.
* All other brands and names used in the ST Sites are property of their respective owners.
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Information, commentary and other materials posted on the ST Sites are not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed.
Our site changes regularly. We aim to update the ST Sites and the Materials regularly, and may change the content at any time. If the need arises, we may suspend access to the ST Sites, or close it indefinitely. Any of the Materials on the ST Sites may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.
Finally, we may update the content of the ST Sites, including the Materials, at our sole discretion, at any time. To the extent practicable and appropriate, we will however inform registered users of these changes.
ST does not warrant or make any representations regarding the availability, use, timeliness, security, validity, accuracy, or reliability of, or the results of the use of, or otherwise respecting, the content of the ST Sites or any other websites linked to or from the ST Sites. Any material downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of the ST Sites is done at your own discretion and risk and you are solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or loss of data that results from the download of any such material, or use of the ST Sites. The content of the site is provided “as is” and on an “as available” basis, without warranties of any kind either express or implied. To the fullest extent possible pursuant to applicable law, ST disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement or other violation of rights. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusions or limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts, so the above limitations or exclusions may not apply. No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by you from ST will be deemed to alter this disclaimer of warranty, or to create any warranty.
Limitation of liability
ST will not be liable for any damages of any kind arising out of or relating to the use or the inability to use the ST Sites, its content or links, including but not limited to damages caused by or related to errors, omissions, interruptions, defects, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, line failure, and all other direct, indirect, special, incidental, exemplary or consequential damages even if ST has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.
Information about you and your visits to our site
Viruses, hacking and other offences
You must not transmit any data, send or upload any material that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time-bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or any other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to the ST Sites, the server on which the ST Sites are stored or any server, computer or database connected to the ST Sites. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service attack.
By breaching this provision, you may commit a criminal offence. We may report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use the ST Sites will cease immediately.
We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of the ST Sites or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.
Linking to our site
You may link to the ST Sites, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.
You must not establish a link from any website that is not owned by you.
If you wish to make any use of Material on the ST Sites other than as set out above, please address your request to us at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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