Terms of Use

LAST UPDATED: 04-12-2012

This website from which you are accessing these Terms of Use (“Site”) is created and controlled by W. L. Gore & Associates GmbH (referred to below collectively as “Gore,” “we,” and “us”).

Please read the below terms and conditions (“Terms of Use”) carefully. Your use of the Site (as defined below) is subject to these Terms of Use.

1. Acceptance of Terms. By accessing or using the Site, you agree to these Terms of Use and to any additional rules that we may post on the Site.

We may make changes to these Terms of Use (and to any such additional rules) from time to time; we may notify you of such changes by any reasonable means, including by posting the revised version of these Terms of Use on the Site. You can determine when we last changed these Terms of Use by referring to the “LAST UPDATED” legend above. Your access to or use of the Site following changes to these Terms of Use will constitute your acceptance of those changes.

2. Liability for Content. Gore compiles the material on the Site with great care, and ensures that it is regularly updated. Gore does not promise full, uninterrupted or error free operation of the Site. All information included on the Site has been made available for guidance only and is not a substitute for detailed personal advice on your purchasing decision. The technical features and details of the products described serve only as examples. In particular, such features and details may vary between countries. We reserve the right to make changes at any time. Up-to-date and reliable information on technical features, details or characteristics of our products can only be obtained from retailers, from your authorized dealer or importer or from Gore. Note that products that may be ordered through the Site are subject to and governed by supplementary and additional terms and conditions. Please review all applicable supplementary and additional terms and conditions carefully before placing an order for products.

3. Private Use. The Site is for personal and non-commercial use only. You may not use or otherwise exploit the Site and/or any information about the products provided on the Site in connection with any business or commercial undertaking (whether or not for profit).

4. Proprietary Rights. The material and structure of Gore Internet pages are protected by Copyright. Reproduction, modification, dissemination or any other exploitation of the information or data in any way or form, and specifically the use of texts, sections of text or imagery, requires prior approval from Gore. Gore trademarks and associated Gore logos are protected worldwide. All other trademarks used on the Site are the property of their respective owners. Gore trademarks and Gore logos may only be used in conjunction with goods produced by Gore or with the express permission of Gore. The Gore corporate logo can only be used by Gore.

5. Links. The Site may provide links to other websites and online resources. We are not responsible for and do not endorse such external sites or resources. Other sites may link to the Site with or without our authorization, and we may block any links to or from the Site.

6. Data Protection. Gore takes data protection seriously. Please see our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy for information on how we process data.

7. Contact. If you have a question or complaint regarding the Site or these Terms of Use, please contact us. You may also contact us by writing to W. L. Gore & Associates GmbH, Corporate & Legal, Hermann-Oberth-Strasse 22-24, 85640 Putzbrunn, Germany.

Please note that e-mail communications will not necessarily be secure; accordingly you should not include credit card information or other sensitive information in your e-mail correspondence with us.

These Terms of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Germany excluding the UN Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods. You may print, download, or otherwise retain a copy of these Terms of Use (and of any revised version) for your records.