Terms of Service
Last Updated: February 13, 2014
Please Read Carefully Before Using This Website:
The Coalition for 21st Century Medicine maintains this site for information and outreach purposes. This webpage contains the Terms of Service governing your access to and use of the Coalition for 21st Century Medicine website (the “Website” or “Site”). If you do not accept these Terms of Service or you do not meet or comply with their provisions, you may not use the website.
YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE IS EXPRESSLY CONDITIONED UPON YOUR ACCEPTING AND AGREEING TO THESE TERMS OF SERVICE. IF THESE TERMS OF SERVICE ARE NOT COMPLETELY ACCEPTABLE TO YOU, YOU MUST IMMEDIATELY TERMINATE YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE.
2. Changes to Terms
The Coalition for 21st Century Medicine may, at any time, for any reason and without notice, make changes to this website, including its look, feel, format, and content. Any modifications will take effect when posted to the website. By your continuing use of the website after changes are posted, you will be deemed to have accepted such changes.
The website is directed to those individuals and entities located in the United States. It is not directed to any person or entity in any jurisdiction where (by reason of nationality, residence, citizenship or otherwise) the publication or availability of the website and its content are unavailable or otherwise contrary to local laws or regulations. If this applies to you, you are not authorized to access or use any of the information on this website. The Coalition for 21st Century Medicine makes no representation that the information, opinions, advice or other content on the website (collectively, “Content”) is appropriate or available outside of the United States. Those who choose to access this website from other locations do so at their own risk and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws.
4. Scope of Use and User Email
You are only authorized to view, use, copy for your records and download portions of the Content (including without limitation text, graphics, software, audio and video files and photos) of this website for your informational, non-commercial use, provided that you leave all the copyright notices, including copyright management information, or other proprietary notices intact.
You may not store, modify, reproduce, transmit, reverse engineer, or distribute a significant portion of the Content on this website. The systematic retrieval of data from the website is also prohibited.
The commercial use, reproduction, transmission or distribution of any information, software or other material available through the website without the prior written consent of the Coalition for 21st Century Medicine is strictly prohibited.
5. Copyrights and Trademarks
The materials at this Site, as well as the organization and layout of this site, are copyrighted and are protected by United States and international copyright laws and treaty provisions. You may access, download and print materials on this website solely for your personal and non-commercial use; however, any print out of this Site, or portions of the Site, must include the Coalition for 21st Century Medicine’s copyright notice. No right, title or interest in any of the materials contained on this Site is transferred to you as a result of accessing, downloading, or printing such materials. You may not copy, modify, distribute, transmit, display, reproduce, publish, license any part of this Site; create derivative works from, link to or frame in another website, use on any other website, transfer or sell any information obtained from this Site without the prior written permission of the Coalition for 21st Century Medicine.
Except as expressly provided under the “Scope of Use” Section above, you may not use, reproduce, modify, transmit, distribute, or publicly display or operate this website without the prior written permission of the Coalition for 21st Century Medicine. You may not use a part of this website on any other website, without the Coalition for 21st Century Medicine’s prior written consent.
7. No Unlawful or Prohibited Use
As a condition of your use of the website, you warrant to the Coalition for 21st Century Medicine that you will not use the website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices. You may not use the website in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Site or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the website. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the Site.
Gathering email addresses from the Coalition for 21st Century Medicine through harvesting or automated means is prohibited. Posting or transmitting unauthorized or unsolicited advertising, promotional materials, or any other forms of solicitation to other Users is prohibited.
9. No Warranties
THE WEBSITE, AND ANY CONTENT, ARE PROVIDED TO YOU ON AN “AS IS,” “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND WHETHER EXPRESS, STATUTORY OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, QUIET ENJOYMENT, SYSTEMS INTEGRATION, ACCURACY, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT, ALL OF WHICH THE COALITION FOR 21ST CENTURY MEDICINE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS. THE COALITION FOR 21ST CENTURY MEDICINE DOES NOT ENDORSE AND MAKES NO WARRANTY AS TO THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, CURRENCY, OR RELIABILITY OF THE CONTENT, AND THE COALITION FOR 21ST CENTURY MEDICINE WILL NOT BE LIABLE OR OTHERWISE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY FAILURE OR DELAY IN UPDATING THE WEBSITE OR ANY CONTENT. WE HAVE NO DUTY TO UPDATE THE CONTENT OF THE WEBSITE. THE COALITION FOR 21ST CENTURY MEDICINE MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES THAT USE OF THE CONTENT WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY RESULTS OR OTHER CONSEQUENCES OF ACCESSING THE WEBSITE AND USING THE CONTENT, AND FOR TAKING ALL NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS TO ENSURE THAT ANY CONTENT YOU MAY ACCESS, DOWNLOAD OR OTHERWISE OBTAIN IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR ANY OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. THIS WARRANTY DISCLAIMER MAY BE DIFFERENT IN CONNECTION WITH SPECIFIC PRODUCTS AND SERVICES OFFERED BY THE COALITION FOR 21ST CENTURY MEDICINE. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE DISCLAIMER OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE FOREGOING DISCLAIMER MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. YOU MAY ALSO HAVE OTHER LEGAL RIGHTS THAT VARY FROM JURISDICTION TO JURISDICTION.
10. Governing Law, Location, and Miscellaneous
These Terms of Service shall be governed in all respects by the laws of the District of Columbia, without reference to its choice of law rules. If an applicable law is in conflict with any part of the Terms of Service, the Terms of Service will be deemed modified to conform to the law. The other provisions will not be affected by any such modification.
11. Separate Agreements
You may have other agreements with the Coalition for 21st Century Medicine. Those agreements are separate and in addition to these Terms of Service. These Terms of Service do not modify, revise, or amend the terms of any other agreements you may have with the Coalition for 21st Century Medicine.
12. DMCA Copyright Policy and Copyright Agent
The Coalition for 21st Century Medicine respects the intellectual property rights of others. If you believe something on this Site has infringed your intellectual property rights, please notify our agent and provide the following information:
(i) A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
(ii) Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed.
(iii) Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled.
(iv) Address, telephone number, and, if available, an email address where we may contact you.
(v) A statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.
(vi) A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
The Site’s Copyright Agent can be reached at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
13. No Professional Advice
The information available on the website is intended to be a general information resource regarding the matters covered, and is not tailored to your specific circumstance. You should not construe this as legal, accounting or other professional advice. This website is not intended for use by minors. YOU SHOULD EVALUATE ALL INFORMATION, OPINIONS AND ADVICE AVAILABLE ON THIS WEBSITE IN CONSULTATION WITH YOUR INSURANCE SPECIALIST, OR WITH YOUR LEGAL, TAX, FINANCIAL OR OTHER ADVISOR, AS APPROPRIATE.
14. Users Disputes
You are solely responsible for your interactions with other Users. The Coalition for 21st Century Medicine reserves the right, but has no obligation, to monitor disputes between you and other Users.
15. User Submissions and Communications; Public Areas
You acknowledge that you own, are solely responsible for or otherwise control all of the rights to the content that you post; that the content is accurate; that use of the content you supply does not violate these Terms of Service and will not cause injury to any person or entity; and that you will indemnify the Coalition for 21st Century Medicine or its affiliates for all claims resulting from content you supply.
If you make any submission to an area of the website accessed or accessible by the public (“Public Area”) or if you submit any business information, idea, concept or invention to the Coalition for 21st Century Medicine by email, you automatically represent and warrant that the owner of such content or intellectual property has expressly granted the Coalition for 21st Century Medicine a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, world-wide nonexclusive license to use, reproduce, create derivative works from, modify, publish, edit, translate, distribute, perform, and display the communication or content in any media or medium, or any form, format, or forum now known or hereafter developed. The Coalition for 21st Century Medicine may sublicense its rights through multiple tiers of sublicenses. If you wish to keep any business information, ideas, concepts or inventions private or proprietary, you must not submit them to the Public Areas or to the Coalition for 21st Century Medicine by email. We try to answer every email in a timely manner, but are not always able to do so.
The Coalition for 21st Century Medicine reserves the right to take any action it deems necessary to protect the personal safety of our guests or the public. The Coalition for 21st Century Medicine has no liability or responsibility to users of the Coalition for 21st Century Medicine website or any other person or entity for performance or nonperformance of the aforementioned activities.
Except as regarding any action seeking equitable relief, including without limitation for the purpose of protecting any Coalition for 21st Century Medicine confidential information and/or intellectual property rights, any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to these Terms of Service or this website shall be settled by binding arbitration in accordance with the commercial arbitration rules, in effect at the time the proceedings begin, of the American Arbitration Association. Any such controversy or claim shall be arbitrated on an individual basis, and shall not be consolidated in any arbitration with any claim or controversy of any other party. The arbitration shall be held in Virginia.
All information relating to or disclosed by any party in connection with the arbitration of any disputes hereunder shall be treated by the parties, their representatives, and the arbitrator as proprietary business information. Such information shall not be disclosed by any party or their respective representatives without the prior written authorization of the party furnishing such information. Such information shall not be disclosed by the arbitrator without the prior written authorization of all parties. Each party shall bear the burden of its own counsel fees incurred in connection with any arbitration proceedings.
Judgment upon the award returned by the arbitrator may be entered in any court having jurisdiction over the parties or their assets or application of enforcement, as the case may be. Any award by the arbitrator shall be the sole and exclusive remedy of the parties. The parties hereby waive all rights to judicial review of the arbitrator’s decision and any award contained therein.
17. Limitation of Liability
YOUR USE OF THE CONTENT IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE COALITION FOR 21ST CENTURY MEDICINE SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ANY LIABILITY, WHETHER BASED IN CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR SPECIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH ACCESS TO, USE OF OR RELIANCE ON THE CONTENT (EVEN IF THE COALITION FOR 21ST CENTURY MEDICINE HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES) OR THAT ARISE IN CONNECTION WITH MISTAKES OR OMISSIONS IN, OR DELAYS IN TRANSMISSION OF, INFORMATION TO OR FROM THE USER, ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, DELETION, DEFECT, DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION OR DELIVERY, COMPUTER VIRUS, COMMUNICATION LINE FAILURE, THEFT OR DESTRUCTION OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO, ALTERATION OF, OR USE OF RECORDS, PROGRAMS OR FILES, INTERRUPTIONS IN TELECOMMUNICATIONS CONNECTIONS TO THE WEBSITE OR VIRUSES, WHETHER CAUSED IN WHOLE OR IN PART BY NEGLIGENCE, ACTS OF GOD, TELECOMMUNICATIONS FAILURE, THEFT OR DESTRUCTION OF, OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO THE WEBSITE OR THE CONTENT. THIS LIMITATION OF LIABILITY MAY BE DIFFERENT IN CONNECTION WITH SPECIFIC PRODUCTS AND SERVICES OFFERED BY THE COALITION FOR 21ST CENTURY MEDICINE. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY, SO THIS LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold the Coalition for 21st Century Medicine, its officers, directors,, agents, licensors, and suppliers, harmless from and against any claims, actions or demands, liabilities and settlements including without limitation, reasonable legal and accounting fees, resulting from, or alleged to result from, your violation of these Terms of Service.
Contact Us: If you would like to request additional information regarding these Terms of Service, please contact us at email@example.com.