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3M Safety Solutions eAcademy - Terms of Use and Data Privacy Agreement

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By accessing and using this Web Site you agree to be bound by the following Terms of Use and all terms and conditions contained and/or referenced herein or any additional terms and conditions set forth on this Web Site and all such terms shall be deemed accepted by you. If you do not agree to any specific terms which apply to particular Content (as defined below) or to particular transactions concluded through this Web Site, then you should NOT use the part of the Web Site which contains such Content or through which such transactions may be concluded and you should not use such Content or conclude such transactions.

Scope and Limitations

The training information published on this Web Site is intended for use within countries of the European Union (EU) and the European Free Trade Association (EFTA). Users in all countries (including the EU) should be aware that local legal, regulatory and safety information may be different to that provided in this document and it is their responsibility to check that the information provided is relevant and accurate for their geographical region. Although the information is intended to be broadly representative of a wide range of industries - an individual’s requirements are personal to the user and must be taken into consideration.

The training material published on this Web Site is intended for a wide audience including but not limited to distributors, wholesalers, resellers, managers, health and safety professionals and workers. Its intended use is to assist and complement the evaluation of risk in the workplace and the selection and use of personal protective equipment.

This training is not a substitute for training or advice from a safety professional. If you have any questions or doubts about product suitability, contact a safety professional. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) should always be considered as a last resort when all other control measures have been put in place as far as reasonably practicable.

Products included in this training are intended to highlight some of the options which may be considered - selection of the most appropriate PPE will depend on the particular situation and should be made only by a competent person knowledgeable of the actual working conditions and the limitations of PPE.

Always be sure the complete product is: suitable for the application; fitted correctly; worn during all periods of exposure; replaced when necessary. Proper selection, use, training and appropriate maintenance are essential in order for the product to help protect the wearer.

Failure to follow all instructions on the use of PPE and/or failure to wear the complete product during all periods of exposure may adversely affect the wearer's health, lead to severe or life threatening illness or permanent disability. For suitability and proper use of PPE follow local regulations and refer to all information supplied. Before use the wearer must be trained in use of the complete product in accordance with applicable Health and Safety standards and guidelines.

Reference to 3M Products and Services

The Web Site may contain references to specific 3M products and services that may not be (readily) available in a particular country. Any such reference does not imply or warrant that any such products or services shall be available at any time in any particular country. Please contact your local 3M business contact for further information.

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Data Privacy Agreement

3M is a global company and information about you, which you disclose to 3M will therefore be transferred outside of Europe but will be kept confidential at all times. This information includes your registration information, courses accessed and completion information. 3M may use your personal information to administer your use of this site, to manage, track and improve the learning system content and notify you of upcoming learning opportunities. Occasionally, companies or business partners may process this information on 3M’s behalf under conditions of confidentiality. In addition, 3M may share certain information with the administrator at your employer, including your course assignments, course status and course completion information. Otherwise, 3M will not share your personal information without your prior consent with any third party, other than a 3M vendor supporting 3M systems and services, unless legally required to do so.

Any purchaser of 3M's business may use your information for the purposes set out above.


These Terms of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. Personal information provided or collected through or in connection with this Web Site shall only be used in accordance with 3M Privacy Policy.