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      1. you are sharing the information you provide with other users, Agilent and third parties as described above;
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      3. Agilent shares personal data within the Agilent group and data is stored on servers within the United States.  Agilent transfers personal data outside of the European Economic Area in accordance with Standard Contractual Clauses which provide protection for the transfer of such personal data.
      4. Data uploaded to the Agilent Community is not routinely deleted or removed and as such remains visible indefinitely. For further details on how we handle your personal data please see our privacy policy here:
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    1. U.S. Government Rights. Any software or technical data which is downloaded from this Site for or on behalf of the United States of America, its agencies and/or instrumentalities ("U.S. Government") is subject to the following provisions. Software and technical data rights granted to the U.S. Government include only those rights customarily provided to the general public as defined in any applicable license agreement and standard technical documentation. This customary commercial license is provided in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation 12.211 (Technical Data) and 12.212 (Computer Software) and, for Department of Defense purchasers, Department of Defense FAR Supplement 227.7202-3 (Rights in Commercial Computer Software or Computer Software Documentation) and 252.227-7015 (Technical Data – Commercial Items).

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    1. General. Certain provisions of these Terms may be superseded by expressly designated legal notices or terms located on particular pages at this Site. In the event of any conflict, such additional or different terms, conditions, and notices will prevail over these Terms.

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    The following additional terms apply to the Agilent Community:

    1. When you register with this forum, you must accurately represent yourself including your name, company affiliation and business email address. You will not impersonate any person or entity, forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any posting. You may not claim to be forum leader, moderator or host, or in any other way officially associated with this site unless granted that role by the site administrator.
    2. You will not knowingly post any information that is false, misleading or inaccurate.
    3. You will not use inappropriate language including profanity or any language that is abusive, threatening, hateful, sexually suggestive, sexually oriented, obscene or is an attack upon another.
    4. You will respect other people's right to personal privacy and will not post personal information about another person including names or contact information without their expressed permission.
    5. You will post information relevant to the topic area of the forum. You will not post or upload any information that contains advertisements, chain letters, pyramid schemes or solicitations. You will not use these forums for the purpose of sharing or distributing viruses, licenses, registration information, software keys or other information designed to do harm or allow unlawful access to any computer or test system hardware or software, networks or other systems.
    6. You will not post copyrighted material unless the copyright is owned by you. You may post links to copyrighted material that is publicly available on sites and pages that the legal owners of the copyright have created in order to make the material freely available.
    7. You will not use these forums to violate any laws nor to discuss illegal activities.
    8. You will, if asked by a representative of these forums, cease posting any content or links to content deemed offensive or objectionable by the staff of the forums.
    9. Please note that content or opinions expressed by users of the Agilent Community are not necessarily those of Agilent. By using the Agilent Community you agree that Agilent is in no way responsible for the actions or comments of other users.
    10. Postings that do not meet the rules of this forum are subject to removal. You may be removed from these forums and future participation banned if you violate these rules.
    11. Agilent may remove any content at its sole discretion.
    12. Agilent may terminate access to this website at any time without cause or notice.
    13. Agilent may, in its sole discretion, disable or remove any accounts for users.


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