Terms of Use

   Please read these Terms of Use carefully before using this Web site. By use of this Web site, you signify your agreement to these Terms of Use. If you do not agree with these conditions, please do not use this Web site.


   All Web site design, text, images, graphics and the selection and arrangement thereof are protected as a collective work and/or compilation, pursuant to U.S. copyright laws, international conventions, and other copyright laws. © National Scientific Company, 1996-2007. All Rights Reserved. Any use of materials on this or any other Web site owned, operated, licensed or controlled by National Scientific Company, other than for personal viewing on one personal computer (including uploading, posting, transmission, reproduction, distribution, modification or republication in any medium in any form) without the written permission of National Scientific Company and/or its licensors as may be required, is strictly prohibited. Portions of this Web site may be licensed from other parties who retain their copyrights therein; the same prohibitions apply to licensed material as well. In the event that you download software from this Web site, the software, including any files, images incorporated therein or generated thereby, and data accompanying said software, are licensed to you by us. While you own the medium on which the software is recorded, National Scientific Company and its licensors retain full and complete title thereto, and all intellectual property rights therein.


   National Scientific Company, Quartz.com, Natl-Scientific.com, NatSci.com, affiliate program text and icons, and all page headers and custom graphics on Web sites owned, managed or operated by National Scientific Company, are service marks, trademarks and/or trade dress of National Scientific Company and/or its licensors or business partners. Use of these product names, company names and intellectual property without written permission of the respective owner is strictly prohibited.


   National Scientific Company is providing this Web site and its contents on an "AS IS" basis and makes no representations or warranties of any kind with respect to the Web site or its contents. National Scientific Company disclaims all such representations and warranties, including warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. National Scientific Company does not represent or warrant that the information presented herein or accessible via this Web site is accurate, complete or current. Price and availability information is subject to change without notice.

   Except as specifically stated on this Web site, neither National Scientific Company nor any of its licensors, directors, employees or other representatives will be liable for damages arising out of or in connection with the use of this Web site. This is a comprehensive limitation of liability that applies to all damages of any kind whatsoever, including (without limitation) compensatory, direct, indirect of consequential damages, loss of data, income or profit, loss of or damage to property, and claims by third parties.

Submissions and Postings

(a) Submissions:

   While input from users of the National Scientific Company Web site is welcome, our policy does not permit acceptance or consideration of creative ideas, suggestions or materials other than those we have specifically solicited. If, despite our request that you refrain from doing so, you do submit such materials, it shall be deemed, and remain, the property of National Scientific Company, which shall exclusively own all known or hereafter existing rights to said materials, including all intellectual property rights, and shall be entitled to the unrestricted use of the materials for any purpose whatsoever, without compensation to the provider thereof.

(b) Postings:

   National Scientific Company's policy for posting or uploading to chatrooms, bulletin boards, guest books or other areas of its Web sites is as follows:

   Users of our products shall not post or upload any content which is: (1) libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, abusive, fraudulent or in violation of any laws; (2) bigoted, hateful or racially offensive; (3) advocating illegal activity or discussing illegal activities with an intent to commit them; (4) infringing on any copyright, patent or trademark or any other intellectual property right held by any other party; (5) advertising or any form of commercial solicitation; (6) off-topic according to the description of the group, sending of unsolicited mass e-mailings to other users, or if such unsolicited mailings provoke complaints from any of the recipients; or (7) are found to forge or imitate any message header, in part or in whole, of any electronic transmission, originating or passing through the Web site.

    While we cannot review every message and file posted by users, and are not responsible for the content of such postings, we reserve the right to delete, move, edit or alter messages or content that, in our sole discretion, is deemed to be in violation of these Terms of Use. Users of the Web site remain solely responsible for the content of their postings.

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