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TERMS OF USE for KLH SITE™

PLEASE READ THESE "TERMS OF USE" CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS WEBSITE. BY ACCESSING AND USING THIS WEBSITE, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND THIS AGREEMENT, AND THAT YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY ITS TERMS AND CONDITIONS.  

1. Acceptance of Terms of Use

This agreement (“Agreement”) is by and between Stellar Biotechnologies, Inc., (“Stellar”) and you, an individual ("You" or “Your"), as a visitor to the website located at www.klhsite.org or www.klhsite.com ("KLH Site™" or the “Site”). This Agreement governs the terms and conditions of Your usage of the Site. By accessing and browsing the Site, You accept and agree to be bound, without limitation or qualification, the terms and conditions of this Agreement. If You do not wish to be bound by this Agreement, You may not access or use the Site or any materials on the Site.

Stellar reserves the right to modify this Agreement at any time. Stellar may at any time revise this Agreement by updating this posting. It is Your responsibility to periodically check the Site for updates of this Agreement. You are bound by any such revisions and should therefore periodically visit this page. Your access or usage of the Site after any such revisions constitutes Your acceptance of all such changes. If any modification is not acceptable to You, Your sole remedy and recourse is to discontinue use of the Site.

2. Disclaimer; Limitations of Liability

The content and materials provided on the Site are for information purposes and general interest only. Stellar makes no representations, warranties, or assurances as to, and assumes no legal liability or responsibility for, the accuracy, reliability, currency or completeness of the information provided on the Site or for any externally linked third party websites, documents or information accessible through the Site. Stellar assumes neither responsibility for any errors or omissions in the content of the Site nor any liability to update or correct the information contained in the Site, nor for any damages resulting, in whole or in part, from Your use of or reliance on the material contained on these websites, even if Stellar has been specifically advised of the possibility of such damages.

Stellar, and its affiliates, representatives, distributors or licensors are NOT providing material to You for the purpose of giving medical advice. Therefore, You cannot rely on the materials in this Site in deciding upon a treatment plan, product usage, or any other medical advice regarding any disease or medical condition. The Site is not meant as a substitute for professional medical advice. Always consult a physician to discuss diagnosis of illness or physical problem, and to determine the right treatment options for You.

From time to time, Stellar may post content on the Site including opinions from scientists or doctors, press releases, or newspaper articles regarding its technology or Stellar products. The information posted represents only the personal opinions of the respective authors of the information, and such opinions are not necessarily those of Stellar. Stellar accepts no responsibility for any information which You may receive from this Site.

Stellar reserves the right to delete, modify or supplement the content of this Site at any time for any reason and without notice to You and other users of the Site, as well as to add new information at any time without notice.

THE SITE AND MATERIALS CONTAINED HEREIN ARE PROVIDED TO YOU ON AN "AS IS" BASIS, AND WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. Your usage of the products and materials contained on the Site is at Your own risk.

Use of the Site or any information contained in the Site is at Your own risk. It is Your responsibility to verify the accuracy and completeness of information found on the Site. In no event shall Stellar, its affiliates, officers, directors, employees, representatives, contractors or agents be liable for any damages (including, without limitation direct, indirect, compensatory, punitive, incidental or consequential damages), personal injury, wrongful death or lost profits resulting from the use of the Site or any action taken based on the information provided on the Site, whether based on warranty, contract, tort or any other legal theory, and whether or not Stellar or any other agent of Stellar is advised of the possibility of such damage.

3. Forward-Looking Statements; No Offer or Solicitation

The Site may contain information or statements concerning future operations, products, strategies, plans, projections and performance, as well as intentions and objectives, that are forward-looking statements within the meaning of applicable securities laws. Forward-looking statements may be identified of words such as "anticipates," "expects," "intends," "plans," "should," "could," "would," "may," "will," "believes," "estimates," "potential," or "continue" and variations or similar expressions.

There can be no assurance that forward-looking statements will prove to be accurate, as all such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual results to be materially different from the forward-looking statements. Such risks include, but may not limited to: general economic and business conditions; technology changes; competition; changes in strategy or development plans; governmental regulations and the ability or failure to comply with governmental regulations; the timing of anticipated results; and other factors referenced in Stellar’s filings with securities regulators. Readers should not place undue reliance on such statements. Except in accordance with applicable securities laws, the Company expressly disclaims any obligation to update any forward-looking statements or forward-looking statements that are incorporated by reference herein.

The Site and the information contained herein do not constitute an offer or solicitation of an offer for sale of any securities. None of the information contained herein is intended to be, and shall not be deemed to be, incorporated into any of our securities filings or documents.

4. Links to Third Party Content

You may gain access to third party websites via the Site. Moreover, third party websites may contain links leading to the Site. Stellar has no control over the content of third party websites or the services and products available from those third party websites or service providers. Stellar does not review, control, approve nor is it responsible for any third party website. The privacy and data collection practices on any linked Web site are entirely separate from Stellar and are not covered by this Agreement or our Privacy Policy. The existence of a link between the Site and any third party website in no way implies that Stellar approves of, or has responsibility for, the content, policies or actions of the third party website.

Stellar shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, consequential, punitive or other damages or losses related to Your use of third party websites or services. You assume full responsibility when You use any services or products from a third party or follow any links that lead to third party websites, and You agree to defend, indemnify and hold Stellar harmless from and against any claims, actions or demands, rising from or related to Your accessing or using any such third party websites, including, without limitation, reasonable legal and accounting fees.

Content on the Site is owned jointly by Stellar and those who provide and contribute Information to the Site (“Contributors”). Stellar and the Contributors permit You to use the information on the Site for Your personal educational and non-commercial use. Your use and dissemination of any Information from the on the KLH Site shall include an acknowledgement of the Site with the following language:

“This information was provided for personal non-commercial purposes only from the KLH Site™ of Stellar Biotechnologies, Inc. (www.klhsite.org or www.klhsite.com). Please read the disclaimer for more information.”

Neither You nor Contributors shall provide any information on the Site that includes the copyrighted materials of others unless written permission to use such copyrighted information has been obtained. If Stellar is notified or has a reasonable suspicion that unauthorized copyrighted information has been placed on the Site, Stellar will undertake a reasonable investigation of the matter to determine whether unauthorized copyrighted information and material has been placed on the Site, and where necessary will remove the information as soon as practical.

5. Global Reach

The products, pharmaceuticals, devices and medical procedures described in the Site may only be available in particular countries of the world. These products, pharmaceuticals, devices and medical procedures may be available under distinct trademarks in different countries and/or may be subject to different regulatory schemes depending on the country. Please check with a local provider regarding the availability of the products, pharmaceuticals, devices and medical procedures available in Your country.

6. Acceptable Use

Stellar strictly enforces compliance with its acceptable use terms under this section. You agree that Your visits to the Site are in full compliance with the terms set forth below.
You represent and warrant that:

  1. You are a natural person age eighteen (18) or older who has authorization to enter into legally binding contracts;
  2. You will view and download the information and other materials at or through the Site only for your personal, non-commercial use, provided that you retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the original materials on any copies of the materials;
  3. When reviewing the Site, You will not violate the laws, regulations, ordinances or other such requirements of any applicable governmental authority;
  4. You will not undertake any action which is harmful or potentially harmful to the Stellar infrastructure or data and that of any Stellar customer (including transmitting worms, viruses or any code of a destructive nature);

Failure to so comply, in Stellar’s sole discretion, may result in Stellar immediately preventing You from gaining access to the Site, deleting any and all of Your information contained on the Stellar servers, and/or initiation of legal action against You.

7. Intellectual Property

The trademarks, domain names, corporate names, trade names, logos, and service marks appearing on the Site ("Marks") are the property of Stellar, the Contributors or other third parties. Nothing contained herein shall be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to use any Mark displayed on the Site without the prior written permission of Stellar, a Contributor or such third party, as the case may be, that may own such Mark displayed on the Site. The trademark KLH Site™ is the property of Stellar.  Third party Marks are the property of their respective owners.

You acknowledge that content, including but not limited to the Site design, text, graphics, sound, photographs, icons, video, graphics or other material contained on the Site, or presented to You through the Site, ("Content") are either the property of, or used with permission by, Stellar and Stellar does not waive any of its proprietary rights to such information. The Content is protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents or other proprietary rights and laws. You may not copy, reproduce, distribute any Content, or create derivative works from this Content without express written authorization of Stellar.

8. Communications

Communications sent to the Site or otherwise sent to Stellar are not confidential. Stellar is under no obligation to refrain from reproducing, publishing or otherwise using the communications, including any ideas, inventions, concepts, techniques or know-how disclosed therein, for any purpose without compensation. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Stellar will not divulge Your personal information (such as Your name, phone number or address) to third parties unless otherwise provided for in the Privacy Policy.

Any communication or material You transmit to the Site by electronic mail or otherwise, including any data, questions, comments, suggestions, or the like is, and will be treated as, non-confidential and non-proprietary. Anything You transmit or post may be used by Stellar for any purpose, including but not limited to reproduction, disclosure, transmission, publication, broadcast, and posting. Furthermore, Stellar will be free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques contained in any communication You send to the Site for any purpose whatsoever, including but not limited to developing, manufacturing, and marketing products using such information.

The sender of any communications to this Site or otherwise to Stellar shall be responsible for the content and information contained therein, including its truthfulness and accuracy.

9. Choice of Law

The Site is operated by Stellar from its offices in Port Hueneme, California, United States of America. As such, the Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the internal laws of the State of California, excluding its conflict of law provisions. You and Stellar agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the State of California and further agree that the exclusive venue for any cause of action arising under or relating to this Agreement shall be the Superior Court in and for Port Hueneme, California. You and Stellar agree that any cause of action arising out of or related to the Agreement must commence within one (1) year after the cause of action arose; otherwise, such cause of action is permanently barred.

10. Indemnity

You agree to fully defend, indemnify and hold harmless Stellar, its affiliates, officers, directors, employees, representatives, contractors and agents of and from any and all liabilities, claims, causes of action, demands, costs, damages including both direct and consequential damages, specifically including attorneys fees and costs, expert fees and costs and mediation and/or arbitration fees and costs incurred (whether paid or not) as the result of Your use of the Site or Your breach of any representations, warranties, covenants or obligations contained in this Agreement and any incident or claimed incident of any copyright, trademark or other intellectual property right of any third party which is in any way related to Your visit to the Site. Choice of counsel remains exclusively that of Stellar.

11. Privacy Policy

We respect your privacy and strive to protect your personal information that we may collect through the Site. Please read our Privacy Policy which is incorporated herein by reference and describes our privacy practices relative to information collected when you visit the Site.

12. Miscellaneous

If any provision of the Agreement is determined by an arbitrator or court of competent jurisdiction to be contrary to applicable law, then such provision shall be construed as nearly as possible to conform to applicable law and the other provisions of this Agreement shall remain in full force and effect.

The Agreement (i) constitutes the entire agreement between You and Stellar and supersedes all prior agreements between the parties regarding the subject matter contained herein, and (ii) may be modified or amended only in the manner expressly set forth herein.

Stellar’s failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Agreement shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision unless acknowledged and agreed to by Stellar in writing.
The section titles in the Agreement are solely used for the convenience of the parties and have no legal or contractual significance.

13. Questions

If You have any questions regarding our Terms of Use, please email us at doakes@stellarbiotech.com or write to “General Office” at Stellar Biotechnologies’ mailing address which can be found at: http://www.stellarbiotechnologies.com/contact/.

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PRIVACY POLICY

Effective Date:  March 1, 2012

Thank you for your interest in this website located at http://www.klhsite.org or http://www.klhsite.com (the “Site”) that is owned, operated and controlled by Stellar Biotechnologies, Inc. (collectively “Stellar,” “we,” “our”, or “us”).  The terms “you”, “your”, and “yours” refer to anyone accessing, viewing, browsing, visiting or using the Site.

Stellar recognizes the sensitive nature of Your personal information. We have therefore prepared this privacy policy to explain how we gather, protect and utilize the information You provide us.  Please read carefully to understand when do we collect your information, what type of information do we collect, how we collect, how we use, with whom do we share and what steps do we take to protect your information.  By accessing or using the Site, you consent to the collection and use of your information as outlined in the Privacy Policy.

Non-Personally Identifiable Information

Stellar may automatically collect non-personally identifiable data. Such information may include Internet Protocol (“IP”) addresses, web browser types, length of users’ visits, Site pages viewed, length of time spent on particular Site pages, and third-party sites visited before and after the Site. No automatically collected information will be used to personally identify a specific user.

The information collected may be used for a number of business purposes, such as helping us administer the Site, diagnosing problems with the Site, tracking popular pages, reviewing usage trends or providing aggregated traffic statistics to third parties.

Cookies

The Site may utilize Cookies to monitor traffic, advertising and other similar information. “Cookies” are small files left on Your computer’s hard drive which allow us to recognize You when You return to the Site. We may use Cookies to inform us when pages in the Site are visited, and by how many individuals. We do not use Cookies to record information that will enable any third party to contact You.

Web browsers often contain a feature which will allow You to disable Cookies so that they cannot be left on Your computer. Disabling Cookies, however, may prevent You from enjoying some of the functionality offered on the Site.

How Personal Information May be Collected

Users may be invited to voluntarily supply personal information. Personal information is information collected through the Site that can be used to specifically identify You. Such information may include Your name, phone number and mailing address. Information may be collected via a registration form, a survey, or an e-mail form.

How Personal Information May be Used

Personal information which we collect for a particular purpose will only be saved and used for that purpose, unless you have agreed to allow us to use it for some other purpose, as described in this Privacy Policy.  Generally, we use Your personal information for verification and contact purposes, research, and to improve the content of the Site. For example, we may use Your personal information to verify Your authenticity, to update You on new content or a product, to ask for Your participation in a survey, or to supply You information for which You indicated interest.  Except as set forth in this Privacy Policy, we do not trade, share, rent, sell or give away information concerning you to third parties without your prior express consent.

We maintain offline security measures in our physical facilities to protect the privacy of Your personal information. These databases may be accessed by third parties who provide Stellar services necessary to maintain the Site or provide You with information or products. Access to Your personal information by third parties is limited to the extent necessary to perform those services.

We may transfer Your personal information in conjunction with a significant corporate occurrence, such as a merger, sale, or acquisition, in which customer information is one of the business assets transferred. 

We may also transfer Your personal information if required to comply with a legal regulation, procedure or process.

A Special Note about Minors

The Site is not directed towards minors nor do we encourage minors to use the Site. Minors are not eligible to use the Site and should not submit any personal information to us.

Links to Other Websites

The Site may contain links to other websites. We provide the links for Your convenience, but do not review, control, or monitor the privacy practices of websites operated by others. This privacy policy does not apply to any other websites. We therefore recommend that You review each website’s privacy practices.

Security

We take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to, or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of, users’ information.  We restrict access to your personally identifying information to employees who need to know that information in order to operate, develop or improve our products, services and the Site.  Our servers are protected by firewalls and are physically located in secure data facilities to further increase security.  We use Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology for mutual authentication, data encryption and data integrity.  While no computer is 100% safe from outside attacks, we believe that the steps we have taken to protect your personal information drastically reduce the likelihood security problems to a level appropriate to the type of information involved.  If you have any questions regarding which measures and techniques we use, feel free to contact us. 

Integrity

You have the right to request and receive an annual statement detailing Your personal information that Stellar has stored. Based on such statement, You have the right to have Your personal information deleted or corrected.

Changes to Privacy Policy

We may change our policy at any time by posting a new version of it on the Site.  We encourage You to check the Site regularly for information about revisions to this Privacy Policy.  In the event that we change our Privacy Policy, such changes will affect all of the information we collect after any such change.  If You object to the change to our Privacy Policy, You must contact us in writing regarding your objection.

Site Terms of Use

Please read our Terms of Use which are incorporated herein by reference and describes the terms and conditions relative to your accessing and using the Site.

Contact us

If You have any questions regarding this privacy policy, please email us at klhinfo@stellarbiotech.com or write to “General Office” at Stellar Biotechnologies’ mailing address which can be found at: http://www.stellarbiotechnologies.com/contact/.