By accessing, viewing, or using this Website, you acknowledge that you have read, understand, and agree with these terms. If at any time you do not wish to be bound by these terms, please do not use this Website.
We try to ensure that Website availability is uninterrupted and that transmissions will be error-free. However, we cannot guarantee that your access will not be suspended or restricted from time to time, including to allow for repairs, maintenance or the introduction of new facilities or services. We, of course, try to limit the frequency and duration of any suspension or restriction.
Every effort has been made to present you with the most relevant, up-to-date information, but because the nature of scientific research is constantly evolving, we assume no responsibility for inaccuracies or omissions in documents referenced by or linked to the Website.
You must treat as confidential any user identification code, password or other security feature in relation to our site. If, in our opinion, you aren’t complying with these terms, we have the right to disable any such code, password or feature at any time.
If you have purchased a program or otherwise entered into an agreement with us, you will also be governed by the terms of that agreement, which shall prevail in the event of a conflict. Online purchases have additional terms and conditions relating to the transaction as indicated in our Refund and Cancellation Policy.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
This Website and all the materials available on the Website are the property of us and/or our affiliates or licensors, and are protected by United States Copyright, Trademark, and other Intellectual Property Laws.
If you purchase or access any materials through or on this Website, you will be considered our Licensee. For the avoidance of doubt, all content obtained through us is our property, and you are granted a revocable, non-transferable license for personal, non-commercial use only, limited to you only.
When you enroll in or purchase any of our courses or information through this Website, you expressly agree that you will not steal our content. Duplication, sharing, or uploading course files to sharing sites, or downloading or sharing information contrary to the limited license we have provided to you herein is considered stealing and theft, and we will prosecute theft to the full extent of the law.
In addition, as a Licensee, you understand and acknowledge that the information obtained on or through this Website have been developed or obtained by us through the investment of significant time, effort and expense, and that this information is a valuable, special and unique asset of ours which needs to be protected from improper and unauthorized use.
You may not use this site or the materials available on or through this Website in a manner that constitutes an infringement of our rights or that has not been authorized by us.
You may not in any way use, copy, adapt or represent any of our material in any way as if it is yours or created by you.
All rights not expressly granted in these terms or any express written license, are reserved by us.
The trademarks and logos which are displayed on the Website are trademarks belonging to us. Any use including framing, meta tags or other text utilizing these trademarks, or other trademarks displayed, is strictly prohibited without our express written consent.
YOUR LICENSE TO US
By posting or submitting any material (including, without limitation, comments, blog entries, photos and videos) to us via the Website, you are representing: (i) that you are the owner of the material, or are making your posting or submission with the express consent of the owner of the material; and (ii) that you are eighteen years of age or older. In addition, when you submit or post any material, you are granting us, and anyone authorized by us, a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive, unrestricted, worldwide license to use, copy, modify, transmit, sell, exploit, create derivative works from, distribute, and/or publicly perform or display such material, in whole or in part, in any manner or medium, now known or hereafter developed, for any purpose. The foregoing grant that include the right to exploit any proprietary rights in such posting of submission, including, but not limited to, right under copyright, trademark, service mark or patent laws under any relevant jurisdiction. Also, in connection with the exercise of such rights, you grant us, and anyone authorized by us, the right to identify you as the author of any of your postings or submissions by name, email address, or screen name, as we deem appropriate.
You acknowledge that we have the right but not the obligation to use and display any postings or contributions of any kind and that we may elect to cease the use and display of any such materials (or any portion thereof), at any time for any reason whatsoever.
LINKING TO OUR WEBSITE
You may link to our Website only if you have first obtained our written consent and do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. You must not link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.
Our site must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our site other than the home page. If you wish to make any use of material on our site other than that set out above, please address your request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
OBTAINING PERMISSION TO USE OUR INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
Any request for permission of our content or images, or other use of information obtained from or through our Programs, Products, Services, or Website, or any other intellectual property not specifically authorized, should be made by sending an e-mail to email@example.com.
You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Company, its affiliates, agents, employees, and licensors from and against any and all claims and expenses, including legal fees and expenses, arising out of or related in any way to your use of the Website, breach of this Agreement, warranty, representation or covenant set forth herein.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
You agree that Company shall not be liable for any damage, loss, or expense of any kind arising out of or resulting from your possession or use of the materials, content, or information on this Website, regardless of whether such liability is based in tort, contract, or otherwise. In no event, including, without limitation, a negligent act, shall Company be liable to you for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, consequential, or punitive damages arising out of or in any way related to the materials, content, or information on this Website or any other products or services sold or displayed on this Website.
RELEASE OF CLAIMS
In no event will we be liable to any party for any type of direct, indirect, special, incidental, equitable or consequential damages for any use of or reliance on our Website and its Content, or on those affiliated with us in any way, and you hereby release us from any and all claims; including, without limitation, those related to personal injuries, accidents, misapplication of information, or any other loss, physical or mental disease, condition or issue, or otherwise, even if we are expressly advised of the possibility of such damages or difficulties.
This Agreement is governed by and shall be construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York, without reference to its conflict-of-law provisions. You agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction in New York County for any disputes with Company arising out of your use of this site. You agree that if a dispute arises, parties will attempt to resolve the dispute with mediation in the State of New York or an online mediation service that is mutually agreed upon by all parties. The parties agree that their good faith participation in mediation is a condition precedent to pursuing other legal remedies. The successful party to any dispute resolution will be entitled to reasonable costs and fees incurred in resolving or settling the dispute, in addition to any other relief to which the party may be entitled.
You must not use our Website in any way that causes or is likely to cause the Website or access to it to be interrupted, damaged or impaired in any way. You understand that you are solely responsible for all electronic communications and content sent from your computer to this Website or to us.
You must use the Website for lawful purposes only. You must not use the Website for any of the following:
- For fraudulent purposes or in connection with a criminal offense or otherwise carry out any unlawful activity;
- To send, use or re-use any material that is illegal, offensive, abusive, indecent, harmful, defamatory, obscene or menacing, abusive, threatening, defamatory, objectionable, invasive of privacy, in breach of confidence, infringing of any intellectual property rights, or is otherwise injurious to third parties, or which consists of or contains software viruses or any other harmful or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware, commercial solicitation, chain letters, mass mailings or any spam;
- To cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety;
- To impersonate any third party or otherwise mislead as to the origin of your content;
VIRUSES, HACKING AND OTHER OFFENSES
You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing any material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorized access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By failing to comply with this provision, you would commit a criminal offense, your right to use our site will cease immediately, and we will report your actions to the relevant authorities.
MODIFICATIONS TO AGREEMENT
Company may revise this Agreement at any time. Your continued use of this Website, Programs, Products or Services indicate that you agree to be bound by the revised Agreement. Company’s modifications will become effective on the date they are first posted to this site. Company does not have any obligation to notify you of changes to this Agreement. It is your responsibility to review the terms to apprise yourself of modifications.