Terms of Use

Terms of Use
© Copyright 2008 Robert Bosch LLC
All rights reserved. Text, images, graphics, sound, animations and videos as well as the arrangement of the same on Bosch web sites are protected by copyright and other intellectual property rights. The content of these web sites may not be copied, disseminated, altered or made accessible to third parties for commercial purposes. Some Bosch web sites may also contain text, images, graphics, sound, animations and videos subject to third party copyrights.


Robert Bosch LLC
38000 Hills Tech Drive
Farmington Hills, MI  48331

Names of authorized representatives

Chandra Lewis

Telephone number
248-876-1000

Email address
bosch.us@us.bosch.com 


Copyright Claims and Designated Agent
It is the policy of Bosch to respond to claims of intellectual property infringement. Bosch will promptly process and investigate notices of alleged infringement and will take appropriate actions under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, Title 17, United States Code, Section 512c2 DMCA and other applicable inntellectual property laws.

Pursuant to the DMCA, notifications of claimed copyright infringement should be sent to a Service Provider's Designated Agent. Notification must be submitted to the following Designated Agent for this site:

Chandra Lewis

To be effective, the notification must be written communication that includes the following:

1. A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;

2. Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site;

3. Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to locate the material;

4. Information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to contact the complaining party, such as an address, telephone number and, if available, an electronic mail address at which the complaining party may be contacted;

5. A statement that the complaining party has a good-faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent or the law;

6. A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and, under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

Trademarks
Unless otherwise specified, all trademarks on Bosch web sites are protected under trademark law. This applies to all Bosch trademarks, service marks, typefaces, company designs, logos and emblems. The marks and design elements used on our sites are intellectual property of Robert Bosch LLC, USA. You agree not to copy, use or otherwise infringe upon these marks and design elements. Bosch web sites may also contain other product and company names which may be the trademarks of their respective owners.

Warranty Note
This information is provided by Robert Bosch LLC ''AS IS'' and without warranty of any kind, expressed or implied, including (but not limited to) any implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for any particular purpose or non-infringement. While the information provided in believed to be accurate, it may include errors or inaccuracies. Robert Bosch LLC will not be liable for any damages of any kind arising from use of this web site, including, but not limited to, direct, indirect, incidental, punitive and consequential damages.

License Note
The intellectual property contained in the Bosch web site, e.g. patents, trademarks and copyrights, is protected by law. This web site does not grant a license for use of intellectual property of Robert Bosch LLC or third parties.

Privacy Policy
Robert Bosch LLC thanks you for visiting this web site and for your interest in our products. All personal data entered on the Bosch web site will be stored, processed, and if necessary, passed to companies of the Bosch Group exclusively for the purpose of providing a personal service to you, to send you product information or to submit service offers to you. Robert Bosch LLC warrants that your data will be treated confidentially and maintained in accordance with U.S. federal law and with the law of the State of Illinois.
Bosch reserves the right at its discretion to change this policy and will notify users of any such changes by posting such changes on the site. Your continued use of the site after the posting of any amended policy shall constitute your agreement to be bound by any such changes. Bosch may modify, suspend, discontinue or restrict the use of any portion of the site, including the availability of any portion of the content at any time, without notice or liability.

Technology
Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability
YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT USE OF THE SITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. BOSCH CANNOT AND DOES NOT VERIFY OR WARRANT THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THE INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THE SITE. NEITHER BOSCH, NOR ANY OF ITS EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, CONTENT PROVIDERS OR LICENSORS, MAKES ANY REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, OF ANY KIND REGARDING THE SITE, THE CONTENT, ANY PRODUCTS OR SERVICES, ANY ADVERTISING MATERIAL OR THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM USE OF THE SITE OR ANY PRODUCT OR SERVICE FEATURED ON THE SITE. THE SITE IS PROVIDED ON AN ''AS IS'' AND ''AS AVAILABLE'' BASIS, AND BOSCH SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, WARRANTIES OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR WARRANTIES AGAINST INFRINGEMENT.

BOSCH, ITS AFFILIATES, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, CONTENT PROVIDERS AND LICENSORS SHALL IN NO EVENT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DIRECT, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, RESULTING FROM OR CAUSED BY THE SITE OR ITS CONTENT, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOSSES RELATED TO: YOUR USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE; ANY ERRORS, OMISSIONS OR DEFECTS IN THE CONTENT; OR ANY INTERRUPTIONS, DELAYS IN TRANSMISSION OR COMPUTER VIRUSES. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT ANY RELIANCE UPON ANY CONTENT SHALL BE AT YOUR SOLE RISK. BOSCH RESERVES THE RIGHT, IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION, TO CORRECT ANY ERROR OR OMISSION IN ANY PORTION OF THE SITE OR THE CONTENT. YOU AGREE TO RELEASE, HOLD HARMLESS AND INDEMNIFY BOSCH FROM AND AGAINST ANY AND ALL LIABILITY ARISING FROM INCORRECT OR INCOMPLETE INFORMATION ON THE SITE.

Governing Law and Exclusive Venue
The terms in this Imprint and the Privacy Policy will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Illinois, without regard to its conflicts of law provisions. You hereby agree that any cause of action you may have with respect to the Site must be filed in the federal or state courts located in Cook County, Illinois, within one year after the cause of action arises or the cause is barred.

IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THE TERMS STATED ABOVE OR TO ANY CHANGES BOSCH MAKES IN THESE TERMS, PLEASE EXIT AND CEASE ALL USE OF THE SITE IMMEDIATELY.



Technical Requirements
We have compiled some information which will help you receive an optimal presentation of our internet pages on your computer and allow you to use all functions of the site.

Recommended Browsers
These pages were optimized for Netscape Navigator (from Version 4.5) and Microsoft Internet Explorer (from Version 4.0). You can download these browsers on your computer at:

www.microsoft.com
www.netscape.com

Optimal Screen Resolution
Our internet sites are optimized for resolutions of 800 x 600 pixel or higher.

Flash-Plugin
Some of the Bosch web sites were realized using Shockwave Flash. To enjoy these pages in all their vivacity, you need the Flash Plugin, which you can download at:

www.macromedia.com

3D Plugin
On some Bosch web pages, products can be viewed in 3D. To do so, you need a plugin, which you can download at:

www.interzart.com

Adobe Acrobat Reader
To look at pdf-files, you need the Acrobat Reader:

www.adobe.com

JavaScript
To enjoy the full functionality of our pages, you should make sure that JavaScript is activated in your browser.

Cookies
We highly recommend you enable cookies to make your visit of our site as easy and comfortable as possible. Some functions like your personal welcome on the start page of 'My Bosch' and the 'Tips and Tricks' of the web assistant are only available to you if you enable cookies.

Privacy Statement
Privacy Statement Bosch Group
Bosch Group (BOSCH) appreciates your interest in its products and your visit to this website.

BOSCH respects your Privacy
The protection of your privacy in the processing of your personal data is an important concern to which we pay special attention during our business processes. Personal data collected during visits to our web sites are processed by us confidentially and in accordance with applicable law. Data protection and information security are part of our company policy. BOSCH web sites may include links to other web sites. If you are linked to a third-party web site, a new window will be opened. Even if the new web site uses the name BOSCH and the BOSCH logo, BOSCH does not assume any liability for the performance, quality accuracy, timeliness, reliability or any other aspect of products or services on these web sites. BOSCH is not responsible for third party legal or privacy policies, nor for their processing of same.

Collection and Processing of Personal Data
When you visit our web sites, our web server automatically records the name of your internet service provider, the web site from which you visit us, the web sites you actually visit and the date and length of your visit. BOSCH may use cookies and active components (e.g. JavaScript) to follow the preferences of our visitors and optimize our web sites accordingly. You can reset your browser either to notify you when you receive a cookie or to refuse to accept cookies. Please note that certain areas of most sites may not function properly if you reject a cookie. Additional personal data is only stored if volunteered by you For example, in context of a registration, survey, contest or during execution of a contract.

Use and Disclosure of Personal Data and Purpose Specification
BOSCH will use your personal data for the sole purpose of technical administration of the web sites, customer administration, product surveys and marketing, only to the extent necessary in each specific case. Your individual, identifiable, personal data will not be disclosed to third parties outside the Bosch Group without your consent.

Security
While BOSCH uses security measures in order to protect the data we have under our control against manipulation, loss, destruction, access by unauthorized persons or against unauthorized disclosure, and while our security procedures are continually enhanced as new technology becomes available, we cannot guarantee that personally identifiable information which you submit on the site will be secure.

Children's Guidelines
We do not knowingly collect or use any personal data from online visitors under 13 years of age. We do not knowingly allow visitors under the age of 13 to participate in any promotions or contests made available on Bosch web sites from time to time.

Freedom of choice
We would like to use your data to inform you about our products and services and request your opinion, where applicable. Naturally, your participation in such campaigns is voluntary. Should you not consent, you can inform us at any time, so that we can prohibit the use of your data accordingly. For further information we refer you to the local web site services.

Contact
For information, helpful suggestions and complaints regarding processing of your personal data, you can refer to our Chief Data Protection Officer. Should there be data incorrect in spite of our efforts to achieve accuracy and timeliness, we will correct that information at your request.

Chief Data Protection Officer
Department Data Protection and Information Security Bosch Group
Don Chauncey
Vice President
Commercial Information Technology
Robert Bosch LLC
2800 S. 25th Ave.
Broadview, IL 60155-4594