1. Introduction

1.1 This website, www.synergytastecom (the “Site”) is provided by Synergy Flavors, Inc., an Illinois corporation, together with its United States subsidiary companies (collectively, “Synergy”, “our”, “we” or “us”).

1.2 As a user of the Site (“you”, “your”) you acknowledge and agree that the use of the Site is governed by these terms and conditions (the “Terms”). Please read the Terms carefully before using this Site as they contain important information about your rights and obligations. If you have any questions about these Terms, please contact us using the contact address shown on the Site.

1.3 By accessing and viewing the Site you agree that you have read, understood and become bound by the Terms. If you do not wish to be bound by the Terms, you may not use the Site.

1.4 Synergy reserves the right, in its discretion, to delete or deactivate the Site, block user email or IP addresses, or otherwise terminate user access to or use of the Site (or any part thereof), immediately, without notice, and remove and discard any user content within the Site, for any reason. You agree that Synergy shall have no liability to you or any third party for any termination of your access to the Site.

2. Disclaimer

2.1 All material, content and information on the Site is for general information purposes only and does not constitute advice. You should not assume that the content on the Site is continuously updated or otherwise contains current and/or accurate information.

2.2 Neither Synergy nor any of its affiliates makes any representation or warranty, express or implied, concerning any material, content or information on this Site, and we disclaim any implied warranties, including warranties of merchantability or fitness for any purpose. The Site is provided “as is” and Synergy and its affiliates exclude all express or implied terms, conditions, warranties, representations, or endorsements whatsoever in relation to the viewing, use or performance of this Site or any information provided on or through this Site.

2.3 Your use of the Site is at your own risk. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, neither Synergy nor its affiliates shall, under any circumstances, be liable to you in contract, tort (including without limitation negligence) or otherwise whatsoever for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, punitive or consequential loss, including without limitation lost profits or lost sales, that arises from or results from your use of or access to, the Site or any material, information or content thereon that appears on the Site.

3. Intellectual Property and Materials

3.1 You agree and acknowledge that all intellectual property appearing or included on this Site, including but not limited to rights in copyright, trademarks, trade names, service marks, designs (software or otherwise) and database rights, whether registered or unregistered (collectively, the “Intellectual Property”) belongs and shall continue to belong exclusively to Synergy, unless otherwise indicated by Synergy.

3.2 You may not reproduce, distribute, modify, sell, display, exploit or otherwise use any of the Intellectual Property without Synergy’s written consent.

4. Third Party Links

4.1 The Site may from time to time contain links to other websites. However, such links in themselves are not and do not constitute an endorsement by Synergy of any company, content or products which are included or referred to in any such link. If you decide to access any such linked third party website, you do so entirely at your own risk. Synergy makes no representation or warranty whatsoever about any other website which you may access through the Site. Synergy is not responsible for the availability or content of any third party site and shall not be liable for any loss or damage arising out of or connection with the use of or reliance upon any such site.

4.2 Please note that third party sites may send their own cookies to users to collect data or solicit personal information, and you are therefore advised to check the terms of use and/or privacy and cookie policies on such third party sites prior to using them.

5. Privacy Policy

5.1 Synergy respects your privacy. We have prepared a privacy statement which explains our data processing practices and the way in which your personal data may be used. A copy of the privacy statement appears on the Site. Synergy reserves the right to change, modify or otherwise alter its privacy statement at any time. By accessing and viewing the Site, you agree that we may process your personal data in accordance with our privacy statement.

6. General

6.1 Law: These Terms (terms, conditions, disclaimers, and exclusions) shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Illinois, U.S.A. The courts of Lake County, Illinois shall have exclusive jurisdiction to settle all disputes that arise out of or in connection with the Site or these Terms.

6.2 Communications: You acknowledge and agree that the nature of communication via the internet is such that Synergy cannot and therefore does not guarantee the security, privacy or confidentiality of communications transmitted via the internet. No liability will attach to Synergy in the event of any unauthorized access, interference, or interception by third parties to the Site, or any of your content or your communication system.

6.3 Changes to the Terms and Conditions: We may, at our discretion and without notice, amend the Terms from time to time.

6.4 Modifications to the Site: We may, at our discretion and without notice suspend, terminate, modify, or vary the content available on the Site, and restrict access to, and availability of, the Site.

6.5 Severability: If the whole or any part of any provision of these Terms is or becomes illegal, invalid, or unenforceable, then such provision or portion thereof shall be deemed severed and deleted from these Terms.

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