Terms of use

ATTENTION: Please read these website terms of use and legal restrictions ("Terms") carefully before using this website. Using this website indicates that you accept these terms. If you do not accept these terms, do not use this website.

Use of Site. BD authorizes you to view and download the materials at the BD.com website ("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. The entire content of this Site, including any images or text, is copyrighted and may not be distributed, reproduced, publicly displayed, downloaded, modified, reused, reposted or otherwise used except as provided herein without the express prior written permission of BD. For the purposes of these Terms, any use of these materials on any other Site or networked computer environment for any purpose is prohibited. All product names, regardless of whether or not they appear in large print or with a trademark symbol, are trademarks of BD, its affiliates, related companies, or its licensors or joint venture partners unless otherwise noted. The use or misuse of these trademarks, copyrights or other materials, except as permitted herein, is expressly prohibited and may be in violation of copyright law, trademark law, communications regulations and statutes, and other laws, statutes and/or regulations. If you breach any of these Terms, your authorization to use this Site automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any downloaded or printed materials. BD also reserves the right to terminate your authorization to use any services at the Site, and to delete any one or more of your related accounts immediately and at any time if you breach or threaten to breach any of these Terms.

Use of software. Your use, installation or download of software from this Site ("Software") indicates your acceptance of and is subject to the license terms in the Software License Agreement that accompanies or is provided with the Software. If no such Software License Agreement accompanies or is provided with the Software, then you agree that you accept a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable license to use the Software as is solely for your own internal business purposes in relation to your use of this Site and that your use of the Software is subject to the following provisions: (1) you shall not translate, disassemble, decompile, reverse engineer, alter or modify the Software or make any copies of any documentation or Software (except one copy for backup or archival purposes only); (2) you shall not sell, assign, sublicense, transfer, disclose or permit access to the Software or related documentation to any other person or entity; and (3) the licensor disclaims (and you accept the software without) any and all warranties, express or implied, including but not limited to, any warranty of merchantability, non-infringement or fitness for a particular purpose, with respect to the Software.

Use of information and materials. The information and materials contained in these pages are subject to change. Not all products and services are available in all geographic areas. Your eligibility for particular products and services is subject to final determination and acceptance by the entity providing such products or services and the provision of such products or services is not an obligation of or guaranteed by BD unless BD is identified as the entity providing such products or services. The Site has been designed to provide general information about BD and health- and wellness-related information. These pages are not intended to provide investment or medical advice, nor do they provide instruction on the appropriate use of products produced, supplied or under development by BD, its affiliates, related companies, or its licensors, joint venture partners or other companies. BD shall not be held responsible for any action taken that is based on the information presented on the Site, and all users of the Site agree that all access and use of the Site, and any and all content presented on the Site are at the users' own risk.

Use of information captured on idea submission form or website feedback form. By submitting my feedback to BD, I hereby agree that: (1) My submission and their contents will automatically become both the legal and equitable property of BD, without any compensation to me; (2) There is no obligation for BD to keep any submission confidential; and (3) Subject to the BD privacy policy, BD may use or redistribute the submissions and their contents for any purpose.

Links to third-party websites on this Site are provided solely as a convenience to you. If you use these links, you will leave this Site. BD has not reviewed all of these third-party sites, and does not control and is not responsible for any of these sites or their content. Thus, BD does not endorse or make any representations about them, or any information, software or other products or materials found there, or any results that may be obtained from using them. If you decide to access any of the third-party sites linked to this Site, you do this entirely at your own risk.