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NI LabVIEW is a trademark of National Instruments. Neither the driver Software, nor any software programs or other goods or services offered by PI, are affiliated with, or sponsored by National Instruments.

Python and PyCon are trademarks or registered trademarks of the Python Software Foundation.

BiSS is a trademark of iC-Haus GmbH.

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The following trademarks or company names are the property of their respective owners:

μManager, Leica, MATLAB, MetaMorph, Nikon, Olympus, Zeiss.

Other product names which might be used herein are for identification purposes only and might be trademarks of their respective companies. We disclaim any and all rights to those marks.


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PI (Physik Instrumente) Ltd is committed to protecting your privacy. This privacy notice seeks to explain our approach in line with current Data Protection laws.

PI (Physik Instrumente) Ltd processes your data when it is in our legitimate interests to do this and when these interests are not overridden by your data protection rights.

Information submitted by yourself when applying for a position or making a speculative application is only used for recruitment and employment purposes. We use this data to determine your suitability for employment and to decide to whom to offer a job. 

We will retain your data on our secure data base and we have in place suitable electronic and access control mechanisms. Access to your data will be restricted to the team involved with the recruitment process.

If your application is unsuccessful your data will be held for a maximum of six months after which it will be destroyed. 

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General Software License Agreement

General Software License Agreement of Physik Instrumente (PI) GmbH & Co. KG

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