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Legal Notices and Terms

Thank you for visiting Tecan’s Website. This site is provided by Tecan Trading AG and may only be used for informational purposes.

We provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the way information is collected and used on this Website. With any use of this site you agree to accept the Legal Notices and Terms set forth in this notice. If you do not accept the Legal Notices and Terms do not use the site.


Content disclaimer

While great efforts were made to ensure accurate and up-to-date information on this website, Tecan makes no representations or warranties whatsoever, express or implied, as to the content of this website and the products and services described therein, including, without limitation, with respect to accuracy, completeness, non-infringement, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or availability, and Tecan disclaims any liability for losses or damages of any kind, including losses or damages resulting from the use of information taken from this website or from the transmission or downloading of computer viruses.

Tecan may make improvements and/or changes to any product(s), product specification or service(s) described in this site at any time without notice. Tecan does not guarantee that any product or service described in this site will be continuously available. The information on our site is periodically updated. The information contained on this website does not constitute an offer for products or services.

Tecan cannot be held responsible for third party content that is published on Tecan's website or cited references.

Investors must not rely on information provided on this website for investment decisions.

Application for Biopharma

The products in this section are Research Use Only. Not for use in human clinical diagnostics or in vitro diagnostic procedures.

Applications for Diagnostics and Liquid Handling and Robotics

Not all applications, options and products in this section have been cleared for clinical use in all countries. If you have questions or concerns please contact your local sales office for specific information.

Microplate Readers, Washers and Microarray products

PowerScanner™, LS Reloaded™ and HS 4800™ Pro and HS 400™ Pro hybridization stations are Research Use Only/scientific instrumentation. Not for use in clinical diagnostics. The other products in this section are Class 1, 510(k) exempt devices for general purpose use.


All products described in this section are components that will be further integrated in a system.


Not all products in this section can be used in the clinical environment. If you have questions or concerns please contact your local sales office for specific information. 


List of trademarks


Unless otherwise stated, the copyright and similar rights in the contents of this site, including but not limited to all text, designs and images appearing herein, are copyrighted works owned by Tecan Trading AG.

You are permitted to print or download extracts from the material of this web site for your personal use only so long as any copy or other reproduction includes the above copyright notice. None of the material of this site may be used for any commercial or public use. No material appearing on this site may be disseminated in any form, either electronic or non-electronic, nor included in any retrieval system or service without prior written permission of Tecan. For further information please contact info@tecan.com.


Privacy Policy

Use of Cookies

Cookies are small text files that are placed on a computer by a website and are widely used to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. We may use 'cookies' for administrative purposes such as cataloging traffic patterns throughout the site and can use a 'cookie' to assign a 'User ID' for this purpose. Cookies, by themselves, cannot be used to find out the identity of any user. If you have a user ID this will automatically identify your computer - but not you - to our servers when you visit our site. Unless you specifically tell us, we will never know who you are, even if we do assign a cookie to your computer. Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more, refer to your browser.


Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States . Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.


Web registration and digital data submission

Information that you choose to supply during the website registration process or through other digital data submission may be used to send news, information about our activities and general promotional material which we believe may be useful to you. Web registration and other digital data submission includes submitting online forms, participating in surveys, online trainings, responding to emails and other communication as well as providing data through any social media channel.

We believe this may be useful to you

– to customize materials you may see when visiting the web site and which we may send to you

– to monitor who is accessing the web site or using services offered on the site

– to profile people accessing the web site or providing data through any digital data submission

The details you provide when registering must be your own correct details. Impersonating someone else is a breach of the terms and conditions of acceptable use which apply to your use of this site.

By providing your registration information, you are agreeing that we can provide services and promote products or services we consider may interest you, from time to time. You can request to be removed from our distribution lists at any time.

 We may disclose your personal data to other Tecan affiliates worldwide that agree to treat it in accordance with our company privacy policy. Personal data may also be transferred to third parties who act for or on our behalf, for further processing in accordance with the purpose(s) for which the data were originally collected or may otherwise be lawfully processed, such as services delivery, evaluating the usefulness of this website, marketing, data management or technical support. These third parties have contracted with us to only use personal data for the agreed upon purpose, and not to sell your personal information to third parties, and not to disclose it to third parties except as may be required by law, as permitted by us or as stated herein. We reserve the right to use or disclose information provided by you:

- if we notify you of the intended use or disclosure and you do not object to that use or disclosure

- if we believe that the use or disclosure is reasonably necessary to assist a law enforcement agency or an agency responsible for government or public security in the performance of their functions

- if we are required by law to disclose the information.

We will preserve the content of any e-mail or other material you send us if we believe we have the legal requirement to do so.

Material you send to us may be monitored by us for trouble-shooting or maintenance purposes or if any form of e-mail abuse is suspected.

All personal information which we collect and keep is retained by us and is kept confidential to the same standard that we use for our own confidential information. We have databases in different countries, some of which are operated by third parties on behalf of the Tecan Group. We may transfer your data to one of the Group's databases outside your country of domicile, potentially including countries which may not require an adequate level of protection for your personal data compared with that provided in your country.

You are entitled to have access to any personal information relating to you which you have previously supplied to us over this web site. You are entitled to edit or delete such information unless we are required by law to retain it.

Where you use a link from this site to another please note that that other site’s privacy policies may differ from ours. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or their observance at any other site.

This privacy policy may be changed at any time. Where we consider the change significant we will place a notice on our site.


Opting out

All e-mail communication from Tecan will include a method for opting-out. If you receive something from Tecan that you believe was unsolicited, and you do not wish to receive future communications, you may unsubscribe by the instructions in the e-mail text, or by notifying us at info@tecan.com.


Referrals and links to other sites

This Website contains links to other sites that are not owned or controlled by Tecan. Please be aware that Tecan is not responsible for any contents linked or referred to from the site. The application(s) described in this article have not (all) been reviewed by the US FDA

Links to other websites are provided for the user's convenience. Tecan does not express an opinion on the content or the properties of such linked websites and disclaims any liability in connection therewith.

If any damage occurs by the use of information presented on referred or linked Websites, only the author of the respective pages or information might be liable, not the one who has linked to these information or pages.

Furthermore we encourage you to be aware when you leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every Website.


How to contact us

If you have any questions or concerns about Tecan’s online privacy police or its implementation, you may contact us at info@tecan.com.