Terms of Use

This website is owned and operated by Thompson Surgical Instruments, Inc. All content, information and software provided on and through the website is owned by Thompson Surgical Instruments, Inc. The website may be used solely under the following terms of use. Your use of this website constitutes your acceptance of these terms and conditions. If you do not agree to these terms, please note that you must discontinue use of this site.

1. Website Terms of Use.
These Terms, including any legal notices and disclaimers contained on this website, constitute the entire agreement between Thompson Surgical Instruments, Inc. and you in relation to your use of this website, and supersede all prior agreements and understandings with respect to the same. Thompson Surgical Instruments, Inc. may terminate this license at any time for any reason.

2. Variation of Terms.
Thompson Surgical Instruments, Inc. is permitted to revise these Terms at any time as it sees fit, and by using this website you are expected to review such Terms on a regular basis to ensure you understand all terms and conditions governing use of this website.

3. Restrictions.
The content of this website is intended for product information only and not for commercial exploitation. You are expressly and emphatically restricted from all of the following:

  • Copying, modifying, reproducing, republishing, distributing, displaying, or transmitting for commercial, non-profit, or public purposes any website material
  • Using this website in any way that is, or may be, in the opinion of Thompson Surgical, damaging to this website
  • Using this website in any way that impacts user access to this website
  • Using this website contrary to applicable laws and regulations, or in a way that causes, or may cause, harm to the website, or to any person or business entity
  • Engaging in any data mining, data harvesting, data extracting or any other similar activity in relation to this website, or while using this website

Certain areas of this website are restricted from access by you and Thompson Surgical Instruments, Inc. may further restrict access by you to any areas of this website, at any time, in its sole and absolute discretion.  Any user ID and password you may have for this website are confidential and you must maintain confidentiality of such information.

4. Copyrights, Trademarks, and Intellectual Property Rights.
All content, unless otherwise indicated, is protected by law including, but not limited to, United States copyright, trade secret, and trademark law, as well as other state, national, and international laws and regulations. Any unauthorized use of the website or the content may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, trade secret laws, or laws relating to privacy and publicity. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved. Reproduction, transfer, or distribution of part or all of the contents in any form without the prior written permission of Thompson Surgical Instruments, Inc. is prohibited except in accordance with the following terms. Thompson Surgical Instruments, Inc. consents to you browsing this website and printing or downloading content only for obtaining product information for non-commercial purposes provided that such uses are not competitive with or derogatory to Thompson Surgical Instruments, Inc.; no modification or further reproduction of the content is permitted.

5. Website Errors.
Thompson Surgical Instruments, Inc. takes reasonable measures to monitor and update all content on this website, including but not limited to literature, part numbers, descriptions, dimensions, photos, and technical drawings. Thompson Surgical Instruments, Inc. does not represent or warrant that the website will at all times be error-free, free of viruses or other harmful components, or that defects will be corrected. Thompson Surgical Instruments, Inc. also does not warrant or represent that the content and any information available on or through the website will at all times be correct, accurate, timely, or otherwise reliable. Specifications for products and services are subject to change without notice and Thompson Surgical Instruments, Inc. reserves the right to make changes without notice. Thompson Surgical Instruments, Inc. does not guarantee that products or services that are listed on this website will be available at the time of your order.

6. Third-Party Content.
Third-party content may appear on or be accessible from this website. Thompson Surgical Instruments, Inc. is not responsible for and assumes no liability for any third-party content.  Additionally, this website may provide links or references to other web sites not affiliated with Thompson Surgical Instruments, Inc.; however,Thompson Surgical Instruments, Inc. is not responsible for the content of such other sites and shall not be liable for any damages or injury arising from users’ access to such sites.  Links to other sites are provided only as a convenience to users of our website. 

7. Disclaimer.
The website and its content is provided on an “as-is” basis. Thompson Surgical Instruments, Inc. disclaims all responsibility for any loss, injury, claim, liability, or damage of any kind resulting from, arising out of or any way related to: (A) any errors in or omissions from this website and the content, including but not limited to technical inaccuracies and typographical errors; (B) any third-party websites or content therein directly or indirectly accessed through links in this website, including but not limited to any errors in or omissions therefrom; (C) the unavailability of the website or any portion thereof; (D) your use of this website.

8. Indemnification.
You hereby indemnify to the fullest extent Thompson Surgical Instruments, Inc. from and against any and all liabilities, costs, demands, causes of action, damages and expenses (including reasonable attorney’s fees) arising out of or in any way related to your your use of the website or the content, or your breach of any of the provisions of these Terms.

9. Unlawful Activity.
You may not use this site for any unlawful purpose or activity. Thompson Surgical Instruments, Inc. reserves the right to investigate complaints or reported violations of the Terms of Use and to take any action we deem appropriate.

10. Governing Law & Jurisdiction.
These Terms will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Michigan, and you submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the State and Federal courts located in Michigan for the resolution of any disputes.

11. Privacy.
Your use of the website is subject to the Thompson Surgical Instruments, Inc. website Privacy Policy.

12. Additional Considerations

A reference to a product or service on this website does not imply that such product or service is or will be available in your country or geographical region where different regulations or conditions of use may apply.

The content from this website may not be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including facsimile transmission, photocopying, recording, or use of information storage or retrieval systems, without express written permission from the copyright owner.

All content herein is protected by copyright, trademarks and other intellectual property rights, as applicable, owned by or licensed to Thompson Surgical Instruments, Inc. unless otherwise indicated, and must not be redistributed, duplicated or disclosed, in whole or in part, without the express written consent of Thompson Surgical Instruments, Inc. 

Thompson®, S-Lock®, PLA®, and the “T Circle” logomark are Registered Trademarks of Thompson Surgical Instruments, Inc.

SynFrame® is a Registered Trademark of Depuy Synthes, Inc.® Thompson Surgical Instruments, Inc. has no affiliation with the SynFrame® or Depuy Synthes, Inc. Omni-Tract® is a Registered Trademark of Integra®. Thompson Surgical Instruments, Inc. has no affiliation with Omni-Tract® or Integra®. Bookwalter® is a Registered Trademark of Symmetry Surgical®. Thompson Surgical Instruments, Inc. has no affiliation with the Bookwalter® Retractor or Symmetry Surgical®.

The content on this website is considered a non-controlled document, with the exception of controlled documents contained within the site for download.

The information on this website is intended for health care professionals only.