Terms of Use

Revised 8/23/2019

Welcome. Corteva Agriscience™ (“Corteva,” “Company,” “We,” or “Us”) offers this website to you subject to the following terms and conditions (“Terms”). By accessing or using any website with an authorized link to these Terms (each, a “Site”), registering an account or accessing or using any content, information, products, services, features or resources available or enabled via the Site (together with the Site, the “Services”), you agree to these Terms. These Terms are a legal contract with you.  If you do not agree with any of these Terms, do not use the Services.

Terms of Use Revisions

Corteva Agriscience™ may revise these Terms at any time without notice by updating this posting. Your continued use of the Services after such modifications have been made will constitute your acceptance of such revised Terms.

Privacy

Corteva Agriscience™ is committed to protecting the privacy of personal information.  To the extent that Corteva collects personal information about you through the Services, our use of that information is subject to Corteva’s Privacy Policy, which can be found at https://www.corteva.com/privacy.html.

Supplemental and Third-Party Terms

Your use of the Services is also subject to any additional terms, conditions and policies that we separately post on the Services (“Supplemental Terms”), which are incorporated by reference into this Agreement.  Some features and tools accessible through our Services are provided by third-party service providers pursuant to their own separate Terms of Service (“Third-Party Terms”) that differ from ours.  Please review carefully the Third-Party Terms before using such features and tools.  By using such third-party features and tools, you agree that your relationships with the third-party service providers are governed by the applicable Third-Party Terms.

Usernames, Passwords, and Accounts

When registering an account for the Services ("Account"), you agree to provide only true, accurate, current and complete information requested by the registration form (the "Registration Data") and to promptly update the Registration Data if it changes or you become aware that it is inaccurate or incomplete. You represent that you are not barred from using the Services under any applicable law and that you will be responsible for all activities that occur under your Account. You agree to monitor your Account to restrict its use by minors and other unauthorized users and agree not to share your username or password with anyone. You further agree to notify Corteva Agriscience™ immediately of any unauthorized use of your password or any other breach of the security of your Account and to exit from your Account at the end of each session. You agree not to create an Account using a false identity or alias or if you previously have been banned from using any of the Services. You further agree that you will not maintain more than one Account for the same Corteva service at any given time. Corteva Agriscience™ reserves the right to remove or reclaim any usernames at any time and for any reason. You acknowledge and agree that you have no ownership or other property interest in your Account and that all rights in and to your Account are owned by and inure to the benefit of Corteva Agriscience™.

Restrictions on Use

The rights granted to you in these Terms are subject to the following restrictions: (a) you shall not license, sell, rent, lease, transfer, assign, reproduce, distribute, host or otherwise commercially exploit the Services or any portion of the Services; (b) you shall not frame or use framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo or Services (including images, text, page layout or form) of Corteva; (c) you shall not use any metatags or other "hidden text" using Corteva's name or trademarks; (d) you shall not modify, translate, adapt, merge, make derivative works of, disassemble, decompile, reverse compile or reverse engineer any part of the Services except to the extent the foregoing restrictions are expressly prohibited by applicable law; (e) you shall not use any manual or automated software, devices or other processes (including but not limited to spiders, robots, scrapers, crawlers, avatars, data mining tools or the like) to "scrape" or download data from the Services (except that we grant the operators of public search engines revocable permission to use spiders to copy materials from the Site for the sole purpose of and solely to the extent necessary for creating publicly available searchable indices of the materials, but not caches or archives of such materials); (f) you shall not access the Services to build a similar or competitive website, application or service; (g) except as expressly stated herein, no part of the Services may be copied, reproduced, distributed, republished, downloaded, displayed, posted or transmitted in any form or by any means; (h) you shall not remove or destroy any copyright notices or other proprietary markings contained on or in the Services; (i) you shall not interfere with or attempt to interfere with the proper functioning of the Services or use the Services in any way not expressly permitted by these Terms; and (j) you shall not attempt to harm our Services, including but not limited to, by violating or attempting to violate any related security features, introducing viruses, worms, or similar harmful code into the Services, or interfering or attempting to interfere with use of the Services by any other user, host or network, including by means of overloading, "flooding," "spamming," "mail bombing," or "crashing" the Services. Any unauthorized use of the Services terminates the licenses granted by Corteva pursuant to this Agreement.

Corteva Agriscience™ does not routinely monitor your postings or other activity on the Site, but reserves the right so to do. If Corteva Agriscience™ becomes aware of inappropriate use of the Site or any of its Services, Corteva Agriscience™ will respond in any way that it, at its sole discretion, deems appropriate. You acknowledge that Corteva Agriscience™ has the right to report to law enforcement authorities any actions that may be considered illegal, as well as any reports it receives of such conduct. When requested, we will cooperate fully with law enforcement agencies in any investigation of alleged illegal activity on the Internet.

Availability of Services

Corteva Agriscience™ has several websites offering Services to specific regions worldwide. The Services offered in one region may differ from those in other regions due to availability, local or regional laws, regulatory status, shipment and other considerations. Corteva Agriscience™ does not make any warranty or representation that a user in one region may obtain the Services in another region, and Corteva Agriscience™ may cancel a user’s order or redirect a user to the Site for that user’s region if a user attempts to order Services offered on a Site in another region.

Information that Corteva Agriscience™ publishes on the Sites may contain references or cross-references to products, programs and services that are not announced or available in your region. Such references do not imply that the company intends to announce such products, programs or services in your region. Consult your local Corteva Agriscience™ business contact for information regarding the products, programs and services that may be available to you.

Links

This Site may contain links to third-party services such as third-party websites, applications, or ads (“Third-Party Links”). When you click on such a link, we will not warn you that you have left the Site.  Corteva Agriscience™ does not control and is not responsible for Third-Party Links.  We provide these Third-Party Links only as a convenience and do not review, approve, monitor, endorse, warrant, or make any representations with respect to them, or any content, products or services accessible through such links.  Your use of all Third-Party Links is at your own risk.

From Third-Party Websites to Corteva

If you link to one of the Sites, you must comply with all applicable laws.  A site that links to a Corteva Site:

  • may not create frames or border environments around any page or materials on the Site or use other techniques that alter in any way the visual presentation or appearance of any content within the Site;
  • may not create comparisons of Corteva Agriscience™ products or services with competitive products or services;
  • may not replicate any materials from this website or any Corteva Agriscience™ logo or trademark;
  • may not misrepresent a relationship with Corteva Agriscience™;
  • may not imply that Corteva Agriscience™ approves or endorses the linking party, the linking party’s website, or the linking party’s service or product offerings in any way;
  • may not present false or misleading impressions about Corteva Agriscience™ or otherwise damage the goodwill associated with the Corteva Agriscience™ name and trademarks;
  • may not contain content that could be construed as abusive, threatening, harassing, profane or offensive, excessively violent, or which violates or encourages others to violate any applicable law; and
  • may not contain content that could be construed as obscene, pornographic, or sexually explicit.

Corteva Agriscience™ may at any time, at its sole discretion, terminate permission to link to its Sites. In such event, the linking party agrees to immediately remove all links to the Sites.

Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability

Your use of this Site is at your own risk. This Site may include inaccuracies or errors that may affect the quality of the materials on the Site. The materials have not been independently verified or authenticated in whole or in part by Corteva Agriscience™.  Corteva Agriscience™ does not warrant the accuracy or timeliness of the materials.  Corteva Agriscience™ has no liability for any errors or omissions in the materials, whether provided by Corteva Agriscience™ or third parties.

THIS SITE IS PROVIDED TO YOU ON AN “AS IS” AND “WHERE-IS” BASIS, WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. CORTEVA AGRISCIENCE™, FOR ITSELF AND ANY THIRD PARTY PROVIDING MATERIALS, SERVICES, OR CONTENT TO THIS WEBSITE, MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES IN CONNECTION WITH THE SITE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE QUALITY, SUITABILITY, TRUTH, ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF ANY MATERIAL, INFORMATION, PRODUCT, OR SERVICE CONTAINED ON THE SITE. ALL CONDITIONS, REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTY RIGHTS, ARE HEREBY DISCLAIMED. CORTEVA AGRISCIENCE™  WILL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, ARISING FROM OR CONNECTED WITH THE SERVICES, INCLUDING (BUT NOT LIMITED TO) YOUR USE OF THIS SITE OR YOUR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE, EVEN IF CORTEVA AGRISCIENCE™  HAS PREVIOUSLY BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

Exception for EU citizens: IF YOU ARE RESIDENT IN THE EUROPEAN UNION, CORTEVA AGRISCIENCE™ DOES NOT EXCLUDE OR LIMIT ITS LIABILITY FOR DEATH OR PERSONAL INJURY RESULTING FROM NEGLIGENCE.

Local Laws; Export Control

Corteva Agriscience™ controls and operates this Site from the United States of America. The materials and Services on this Site are subject in all respects to laws and regulations of the United States of America as shall from time to time govern the license and delivery of technology and products abroad, including the U.S. Export Control Regulations, and any successor legislation or regulations issued by the U.S. Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration, or Office of Export Licensing. Diversion of such materials contrary to United States law is prohibited. Neither the materials, nor any information acquired through the use of the Site, may be acquired for, shipped, transferred, or re-exported, directly or indirectly, to proscribed or embargoed countries or their nationals, nor may they be used for nuclear activities, chemical or biological weapons, or missile projects, unless specifically authorized by the United States Government for such purposes. You shall comply strictly with all United States export laws and assume sole responsibility for obtaining licenses to export or re-export as may be required.

If you use this Site from outside the United States of America, you are also responsible for compliance with applicable local laws, including local export and import regulations.

Unsolicited Ideas and Feedback

To avoid misunderstandings or disputes that may occur when Corteva Agriscience’s products, services, technologies, promotions, marketing strategies or content might seem similar to ideas or suggestions provided to Corteva, we ask that you do not submit unsolicited ideas, works, materials, proposals, products or product enhancements, processes, marketing strategies, or product names (all of the foregoing hereinafter referred to as “submissions”) to Corteva Agriscience™.  If you nevertheless choose to send us your submissions, the following terms will apply to such submissions:

  • Corteva Agriscience™ and its affiliates shall be under no obligation to keep the submission secret or receive it on a confidential basis;
  • Corteva Agriscience™ and its affiliates shall be under no obligation to review the submission or respond to the submitter;
  • By making a submission, you assign to Corteva Agriscience™ all right, title and interest in the submission and all related intellectual property rights, without any compensation to you;
  • You warrant that you are authorized to make the submission and that the submission does not violate any obligation that you have to a present or former employer or to any other party.

Corteva Agriscience does, however, welcome your feedback about its existing products and business.  Contact information can be found at https://www.corteva.com/contact-us.html or at the Contact Us link on the Site. Any comments you provide are non-confidential, and Corteva Agriscience™ may use them without restriction.

Alternative Dispute Resolution

In the event of a dispute, the parties agree to refrain from litigation as much as possible or reasonable, and to first seek and use alternative dispute resolution methods, such as mediation and arbitration, administered by the American Arbitration Association in accordance with its Commercial Arbitration Rules.  The place of arbitration shall be Wilmington, Delaware, and judgment on the award rendered by the arbitrator(s) may be entered in any court having jurisdiction thereof.  Disputes concerning or related to the use of limited licenses associated with the use of the Services or concerning or related to the intellectual property rights of the Corteva Parties, as defined below, against users of the Services for failure to pay for Services, are not subject to this section.  Except as otherwise provided for by state law, parties shall resort to the court system only upon failure of alternative dispute resolution methods after a reasonable time period.

Applicable Law and Venue

Except for any mandatory application of local law, any action related to these Terms shall be governed by the law of the State of Delaware, United States of America, without regard to the choice or conflicts of law provisions of any jurisdiction. You agree to submit to the jurisdiction of the courts located in the State of Delaware for the resolution of all disputes arising from or related to these Terms and/or your use of the Site.

Unauthorized Activities

Submissions to this Site or unauthorized use of any materials contained on this site may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, certain communications statutes and regulations, and other applicable laws and regulations. You alone are responsible for your actions or the actions of any person using your user name and/or password.

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify and hold Corteva Agriscience™, its corporate parents, subsidiaries, and affiliates, and the officers, directors, employees, agents, representatives, partners and licensors of each (collectively, the "Corteva Parties") harmless from and against any and all losses, costs, damages, liabilities and expenses, including (without limitation) attorney’s fees and costs of defense, incurred in relation to, arising from, or for the purpose of avoiding, any claim or demand concerning: (a) your Content; (b) your misuse of the Services; (c) your breach of these Terms; or (d) violation of any applicable law or regulation, or the rights of any third party, through your use of the Site or the Services, or the use of the Site or the Services by any person using your user name and/or password (including without limitation your participating in the posting areas of your submissions).  Corteva Agriscience™ reserves the right, at its own cost, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will fully cooperate with Corteva in asserting any available defenses. This provision does not require you to indemnify any of the Corteva Parties for any unconscionable commercial practice by such party or for such party's negligence, fraud, deception, false promise, misrepresentation or concealment, suppression or omission of any material fact. You agree that the provisions in this section will survive any termination of your Account, this Agreement or your access to the Services.

Electronic Communications

The communications between you and Corteva Agriscience™ use electronic means, whether you visit the Services or send Corteva e-mails, or whether Corteva posts notices on the Services or communicates with you via e-mail. For contractual purposes, you (1) consent to receive communications from Corteva Agriscience™ in an electronic form; and (2) agree that all terms and conditions, agreements, notices, disclosures, and other communications and documents that Corteva provides to you electronically will have the same legal effect that such communications or documents would have if they were set forth in "writing."

Entire Agreement

This Agreement is the final, complete and exclusive agreement of the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof and supersedes and merges all prior discussions between the parties with respect to such subject matter.