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use of our website. By accessing and using any information and/or materials from our website,
you agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions. We reserve the right to change
the terms and conditions from time to time at our sole discretion. If you do not agree with
the terms and conditions, do not use our website. In the case of any violation of these terms
and conditions, we reserve the right to seek all remedies available by law and in equity for
such violations. These terms and conditions apply to all visits to our website.
We hereby authorize you to view and copy materials published by us on the public portions of
our website for use by you or within your organization, provided that such material is used
solely for non-commercial, personal and informational use. No other use of the information is
authorized. In consideration of this authorization, you agree that any copy of this material
that you make shall retain all copyright and other proprietary notices in the same form and
manner as on the original. This permission terminates automatically and without notice if you
breach any of these terms and conditions. Upon termination, you hereby agree to immediately
destroy any downloaded or printed material.
Except as specified above, nothing contained in this website shall be construed as
conferring by implication, estoppel or otherwise, any license or right under any copyright,
patent, trademark or other intellectual property right of Maxygen or any third party. All
contents on our website are protected by copyright. Except as expressly provided above, no
portion of the information on our website may be reproduced in any form, or by any means,
without our prior written permission. You are not permitted to modify, distribute, publish,
transmit or create derivative works of any material found on our website for any public or
User Provided Ideas
Neither Maxygen nor its employees will accept or consider unsolicited ideas. In spite of this
policy, if you do submit such to us, any feedback, information, suggestions, ideas or
materials you submit through or in connection with this website (an "Idea") will be
considered non-confidential by us. By providing such Ideas to us, you hereby agree that we
shall have, at no charge, a non-exclusive, transferable, royalty free, worldwide right and
license to copy, use, make derivative words of, display and distribute any copyrights and
other intellectual property rights in and to, or based upon, the Ideas. We shall be free to
use and/or disseminate such Ideas on an unrestricted basis for any purpose. You acknowledge
that you are responsible for the Ideas that you provide, and that you, not Maxygen, have full
responsibility for the Ideas, including their legality and copyright.
Compliance With Applicable Laws
User access to our website is governed by all applicable federal, state and local laws.
Although we have attempted to provide accurate information on our website, we assume no
responsibility for the accuracy of the information. The information and materials contained
on our website may be out of date or include omissions or other errors. We may change the
information provided on our website at any time without notice. Mention of the products or
services of third parties is for information purposes only and is neither an endorsement nor
All information provided on our website is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind.
Maxygen, its affiliates and partners disclaim all warranties, express or implied, including
those of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.
The use of the word "partner" or "partnership" does not mean a legal partner or legal
Limitation of Liability
Maxygen, its affiliates and partners shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, special,
punitive, consequential or incidental damages resulting from use of our website or the
materials, information or hyperlinks contained in it, or on any other hyperlinked website,
even if Maxygen, its affiliates or partners have been expressly advised of the possibility of
such damages. You agree to hold Maxygen, its affiliates and partners harmless from and not to
sue such persons for any claims based upon or related to the use of our website or any
Except for the historical information contained on our website, our website contains
forward-looking statements including those relating to: future research direction, possible
products and financial projections. Such statements involve risks and uncertainties that may
cause results to differ materially from those set forth in these statements. Among other
things these risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to: our history of net
losses, our unproven technology, rapid technological and market change in the biotechnology
industry, our acquisition strategy, volatility of our stock price, the inherent risks of
biotechnological research, the long and complicated regulatory process involved in the
approval of certain of our potential products and our future ability to enter into and/or
maintain research and commercialization collaborations. These and other risk factors are more
fully discussed in our Annual Reports on Form 10-K, including under the caption "Risk
Factors", and in our other periodic reports filed with the SEC, all of which are available
from us or from the SEC's website (www.sec.gov). We disclaim any obligation to update or
revise any forward-looking statement contained in our website to reflect any change in our
expectations with regard thereto or any change in events, conditions, or circumstances on
which any such statement is based.
Our website contains hyperlinks to websites owned and/or controlled by parties other than
Maxygen. Access to any other website is at your own risk and we are not responsible for the
accuracy or reliability of any information, data, opinions, advice or statements made on
these websites. We provide these hyperlinks merely as a convenience and the inclusion of such
hyperlinks does not imply an endorsement. It is also up to you to take precautions to ensure
that whatever websites you access are free of viruses and other items of a destructive
Governing Law and Jurisdiction
All matters relating to your access to, or use of, our website shall be governed by U.S.
federal law or the laws of the State of California. Any legal action or proceeding relating
to your access to, or use of, our website shall be instituted in a state court in San Mateo
County, California or the U.S. district court for the Northern District of California. You
and Maxygen agree to submit to the jurisdiction of, and agree that venue is proper in, these
courts in any legal action or proceeding.
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The trademarks, logos and service marks ("Marks") displayed on our website are the property
of Maxygen or other third parties. You are not permitted to use these Marks without our prior
written consent or the prior written consent of the third party that owns the Mark. "Maxygen"
is a registered trademark of Maxygen, Inc.
Please see below for the complete list of Maxygen Trademarks.
Maxygen and the Maxygen logo are trademarks of Maxygen, Inc. in
the U.S. and certain other countries. All other service marks, trademarks and trade names
referred to in our website are the property of their respective owners.
The Internet is a powerful means of communication and information delivery. It has the
potential to change the world and the way people interact. It also provides a faceless way in
to inform visitors to our website of what information we collect on you and how we use that
information. In short, Maxygen currently collects only the information you expressly provide
to us and uses it only to answer your questions and provide services to you that you
To learn more about privacy and the Internet, please click on the accompanying URL that
provides information from the United States Federal Trade Commission.
We currently collect only information volunteered by you, such as your name, contact
information and the way in which you want to be contacted. We currently do not make personal
information about you available to third parties but do use it to respond to the queries that
you make of us on our website. However, we may in the future collect additional information
such as domain name and information regarding what pages you access on our website. We also
may in the future use such information for marketing purposes. At such time as we begin to
our website to inform you of this change.
You have the ability to restrict the disclosure of personal information to us at present
since we only collect information that you affirmatively choose to provide to us. In the
future, if Maxygen chooses to passively collect information on our website, you will be
informed and may have the choice to opt out of having such information collected.
We are committed to taking reasonable steps to protect the information that you provide to
The accuracy of your personal information is important to us. We are working on ways to allow
you to review and correct the information that we maintain about you.
us at email@example.com and we will attempt to deal with the issue promptly.
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