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Terms of use

Plantronics, Inc. ("Plantronics") makes the materials on www.plantronics.com ("Site") including all information, documents, communications, files, text, graphics, software, and products included on this Site (collectively "Materials"), available for your use subject to the terms and conditions set forth in this document and any changes to this document made by Plantronics from time to time (collectively, "Terms and Conditions"). By registering, purchasing, downloading (other than page caching), installing, or using any Materials, you agree to these Terms and Conditions. Please note that this Site and the services offered are only open to users 13 years of age or older. Any use by users between the ages of 13-18 must occur under the supervision or a parent or guardian 18 years of age or older. If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions, you may not use, access, purchase, download, or install the Materials.

Limited License

Plantronics authorizes you ("User") to use the Site solely for personal, non-commercial use. There are areas on the site intended solely for Plantronics Dealers, Distributors and Large End Users. The materials within these sections are to be used in accordance with Distributor Agreements and Terms and Conditions as presented and not to be accessed by other users.

Ownership

The copyright and ownership interests in all Materials are held by Plantronics and protected by U.S. laws and international treaty provisions. You agree not to use, copy, republish, frame, post, transfer, display, perform, download transmit, modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, assign, distribute, license, sublicense, reverse engineer, or create derivative works based on the Materials, except as expressly allowed herein. Unauthorized use of any Materials may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, communications regulations and statutes or other applicable laws, rules or regulations, and may subject you to civil liability and/or criminal penalties.

Term

These Terms and Conditions are effective until terminated by Plantronics. Plantronics may terminate these Terms and Conditions with respect to you or any other third party without notice at any time for any reason. Upon termination all rights granted in these Terms and Conditions shall immediately cease to exist and you must promptly discontinue all use of the Materials and this Site and destroy all copies of the Materials downloaded by you. In addition, in the event that we determine, in our sole discretion, that you have breached any of our Terms and Conditions, we reserve the right to terminate access to this Site and take any other action which we, in our sole discretion, deem to be appropriate. All terms that by their nature should survive termination of these Terms and Conditions will survive.

Disclaimer

You acknowledge and agree that the Materials are provided to you on an "as is" basis, without any warranty of any kind. All warranties, express or implied, including but not limited to implied warranties of merchantability, accuracy of informational content, fitness for a particular purpose, system integration, title, and non-infringement of any third party right with respect to the Materials or any services related to the Materials are expressly disclaimed to the fullest extent permitted by law. Refer to the documentation received with your Plantronics products for product warranty information.

PLANTRONICS HEREBY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS TO THE FULLEST EXENT PERMITTED BY LAW ANY REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT OF ANY THIRD PARTY RIGHT AS TO THE OPERATION OF THIS SITE OR USE OF THE MATERIALS. PLANTRONICS DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS AS TO THE SECURITY OF THIS SITE. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE ANY INFORMATION SENT MAY BE INTERCEPTED. PLANTRONICS DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE SITE OR THE SERVERS WHICH MAKE THIS SITE AVAILABLE OR ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS SENT BY PLANTRONICS ARE FREE FROM VIRUSES OR ANY OTHER HARMFUL ELEMENTS.

No warranty or representation is given that the functions contained in the Materials will meet your requirements, that the operation of the Materials will be uninterrupted or error-free, or that any defects in the Materials will be corrected. Furthermore, no warranty or representation is given regarding the use or the results of the use of the Material or the adequacy of the Materials. No oral or written information or advice given by any person or entity shall create a warranty or representation or in any way increase the scope of this warranty. Some states or jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties or limitations on how long an implied warranty may last, so the above limitations may not apply to you.

Trademarks

The trademarks, service marks and logos used and displayed in the Materials are registered and unregistered trademarks and service marks of Plantronics and others. Please see the list of registered and unregistered marks at http://www.plantronics.com/media/media-resources/guidelines/trademarks.pdf. All other registered and unregistered trademarks used in the Materials are the property of their respective owners. The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are owned by the Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by Plantronics, Inc. is under license.

Patents

Plantronics' technology and products, including products that may be available or described as part of the Materials, may be protected by one or more United States and/or international patents or patents pending.

Unsolicited Idea Submissions

It is Plantronics' policy not to accept unsolicited ideas or new product proposals from outside the company. Do not use any contact information provided on the site to submit an unsolicited idea or new product proposal. If, despite our request that you not send us your ideas and materials, you still send them, please understand that Plantronics makes no assurances that your ideas and materials will be treated as confidential or proprietary.

Contests and Sweepstakes, Promotions, and Other Activities

Plantronics provides rules for certain activities on this Site including, without limitation, contests, sweepstakes, and promotions by Plantronics and in conjunction with third parties. These Terms of Service are incorporated by reference to the specific rules, which appear in connection with information about a particular activity. To the extent that any conflict exists between these Terms of Service and specific rules, the rules for the activity in which you choose to participate shall govern.

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless, Plantronics, its affiliates, distributors, Fulfillers and their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, representatives, and third party providers to the Site from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys' fees, resulting from any violation of these Terms of Use by you. Plantronics reserves the right to assume, at its sole expense, the exclusive defense and control of any matter subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will fully cooperate with Plantronics in asserting any available defenses.

Personal Information

Information submitted to Plantronics through the Site is governed by Plantronics' Privacy Policy.

Links to Other Sites

Plantronics makes no representations or warranties about any other site or material that you may access through links or other references on this Site. You do so at your own risk. The presence of links to non-Plantronics sites or materials does not imply that Plantronics endorses or accepts responsibility for the content or use of such sites or materials.

Access to Password-Protected or Secure Areas

Plantronics may restrict access to the Site to authorized users only. User access levels vary and may change. Unauthorized individuals attempting to access these areas may be subject to civil liability and criminal penalties.

Third Party Products and Services

This Site may mention third party products and services for informational purposes. Plantronics makes no recommendations or endorsements about any third party products or services.

Forward-Looking Statements

The Materials may contain projections or other forward-looking statements relating to future events, future products or the future performance of Plantronics. Such statements are only predictions and subject to certain risks and uncertainties. Consequently, actual events or results may differ materially. These risks and uncertainties are described from time to time in Plantronics' filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

UNDER NO EVENT AND UNDER NO LEGAL THEORY, WHETHER IN TORT, CONTRACT, OR OTHERWISE, SHALL PLANTRONICS OR ITS SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR ANY LOST PROFITS, LOST SAVINGS, LOSS OF DATA, COSTS, FEES OR EXPENSES OF ANY KIND OR NATURE ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, THIS SITE, OR THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE MATERIALS, OR ANY DATA SUPPLIED THEREWITH, EVEN IF PLANTRONICS OR AN PLANTRONICS REPRESENTATIVE HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental, consequential or special damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.

Contact information

All requests for further information or for permission to reproduce any portions of the Materials should be directed to: Plantronics, Inc. 345 Encinal Street Santa Cruz California 95060, email: trademarks@plantronics.com, fax 831-426-2965. For product support please visit: http://www.plantronics.com/support/