Terms of Use

These Terms of Use apply when you view or use the website located at www.coopercos.com (the “Site”) and all websites associated with the coopercos.com domain. The Site is owned by The Cooper Companies, Inc. (“TCC”). By accessing or using the Site, you signify your agreement to these Terms of Use. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, you may not access or use the Site.

These Terms of Use include a release by you of all claims for damage against us that may arise out of your use of this Site. By using this site, you agreeing to this release.

Privacy Policy

TCC respects the privacy of its Site users. Please refer to TCC’s Privacy Policy, which explains our users’ rights with respect to information that we collect on this Site. When you access or use the Site, you signify your agreement to this Privacy Policy.

Copyright Notice

All materials and information available on the Site are protected by copyright. These materials are owned or controlled by TCC or licensed to TCC by a third party. You may download downloadable materials from the Site, but only for personal, noncommercial and informational purposes. If you download any downloadable materials, you cannot modify them in any way and must abide by all copyright, trademark and other notices in such materials. Except with respect to permissible downloading, you may not copy, display, download, distribute, modify, reproduce, republish or retransmit any information, text or documents contained on this Site, or create any derivative work based on any of the above, without the express written consent of TCC.

Trademark Notice

The trademarks, service marks, trade names, trade dress and products names featured on this Site are trademarks of TCC, its affiliates, related companies or its licensors, unless otherwise noted. TCC’s trademarks may be used publicly only with permission. Fair use requires proper acknowledgment.

No Links

You may not provide links to images or text on the Site without the express written consent of TCC.  Upon our request, you will promptly remove any such link.

Links to Other Sites and/or Materials

We may post links to other website(s) on the Site. These links are provided as a courtesy to our Site visitors. TCC has no control over linked websites or the materials, information, goods or services available on these websites. TCC is not responsible for and does not endorse or warrant any materials, information, goods or services available through any linked websites or any privacy or other practices of such websites. TCC may terminate any link at any time.

Forward-Looking Statements

This Site contains “forward-looking statements” as defined by the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Statements relating to plans, prospects, goals, strategies, future actions, events or performance and other statements which are other than statements of historical fact, including all statements regarding anticipated growth in our revenue, planned product launches and expected results of operations and integration of any acquisition are forward-looking. To identify these statements look for words like “believes,” “expects,” “may,” “will,” “should,” “could,” “seeks,” “intends,” “plans,” “estimates” or “anticipates” and similar words or phrases. Forward-looking statements necessarily depend on assumptions, data or methods that may be incorrect or imprecise and are subject to risks and uncertainties. 

Factors that could cause our actual results and future actions to differ materially from those described in forward-looking statements include (without limitation): adverse changes in global or regional general business, political and economic conditions due to the current global economic downturn, including the impact of continuing uncertainty and instability of U.S. and international credit markets that may adversely affect our company’s or our customers’ ability to meet future liquidity needs; limitations on sales following new product introductions due to poor market acceptance; new competitors, product innovations or technologies; a major disruption in the operations of our manufacturing, research and development or distribution facilities due to technological problems, natural disasters or other causes; disruptions in supplies of raw materials, particularly components used to manufacture our silicone hydrogel lenses; the impact of acquisitions or divestitures on revenues, earnings or margins; losses arising for pending or future litigation or product recalls; interest rate and foreign currency exchange rate fluctuations; the requirement to provide for a significant liability or to write off, or accelerate depreciation on, a significant asset, including impaired goodwill as a result of declines in the price of our common stock or other events; changes in U.S. and foreign government regulation of the retail optical industry and of the healthcare industry generally; changes in tax laws or their interpretation and changes in effective tax rates; changes in our expected utilization of recognized net operating loss carry forwards and other events described in our Securities and Exchange Commission filings, including the “Business” and “Risk Factors” sections in the our most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K, as such Risk Factors may be updated in quarterly filings.

We caution investors that forward-looking statements reflect its analysis only on their stated date. We disclaim any intent to update them except as required by law.

Accuracy of Information

TCC strives to accurately describe its products and provide updated information on the Site. However, TCC does not warrant that product descriptions and information on the Site are complete or free from error.

No Medical Advice

This Site provides general information about our subsidiaries’ eye care and women’s health devices and products. It is not intended to provide medical advice. Consumers and patients should always consult a medical professional for information and advice on the treatment of a specific condition or for any other medical need.

Practitioner Finder Terms & Conditions

The “Practitioner” link is designed to help patients find an eye care professional that prescribes CooperVision, Inc.’s products. Although we try to ensure that the information in this locator is accurate, all information is supplied “AS IS” and without warranty of any kind. TCC makes no guarantees or representations regarding the quality of service provided by those practitioners and expressly disclaims all liability for the actions of the practitioners listed on this Site.

Prohibited Actions

You agree not to interrupt or attempt to interrupt the operation of the Site. You may not use any automated tool to mine the Site for information or to fill out forms on the Site. The web and email servers maintained by TCC and the emails associated with the domain cannot be used for the delivery of unsolicited bulk email or for any malicious or unlawful purpose. We reserve the right to limit or deny a user’s access to the Site or take other appropriate action if a user violates these Terms of Use or engages in any activity that violates the rights of any person or entity or which we deem unlawful, offensive, abusive, harmful or malicious. You may only use the Site for lawful purposes. Unauthorized use may result in criminal and/or civil prosecution under Federal, State and local law.

Email May Not Be Used to Provide Notice

Communications made through the Site’s e-mail and messaging system will not constitute legal notice to TCC or any of its officers, employees, agents or representatives in any situation where notice to TCC is required by contract or any law or regulation.

Disclaimer; Limitation of Damages

THE SITE IS PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING ANY WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, SECURITY, ACCURACY AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, COOPERVISION MAKES NO WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION THAT ACCESS TO OR OPERATION OF THE SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE. YOU ASSUME FULL RESPONSIBILITY AND RISK OF LOSS RESULTING FROM YOUR DOWNLOADING AND/OR USE OF FILES, INFORMATION, CONTENT OR OTHER MATERIAL OBTAINED FROM THE SITE.

To the extent permitted by law, TCC will not be liable for any indirect, special, incidental, consequential, or punitive damages of any kind related to the Site whether as a breach of contract, tortious behavior, negligence or any other cause of action, even if TCC has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

Modification of Terms of Use

We can amend these Terms of Use at any time and will update these Terms of Use in the event of any such amendments. If you continue to use the Site, you signify your agreement to our revisions to these Terms of Use.

Applicable Laws; Venue

These Terms of Use and your use of the Site are governed by the federal laws of the United States of America and the laws of the State of California. Any action related to this Site will be filed only in the appropriate state or federal court located within the State of California By using this Site, you signify your consent to the jurisdiction of the state and/or federal courts of the State of California.

Suggestions and Feedback

TCC welcomes your feedback and inquiries. If you have any comments or questions, please contact us.