The epilepsy.com/professionals website located at www.epilepsy.com/professionals (the "Site") is owned by the Epilepsy Therapy Development Project. Epilepsy.com/professionals ("we," "us," or "our") provides access to our website subject to your acceptance of this Website User Agreement ("Agreement").
Epilepsy.com/professionals' mission is to inform and empower patients and their families, doctors, nurses, and other health care providers. In furtherance of this goal, epilepsy.com/professionals has developed the Site and is constantly working to build the most comprehensive source of information, tools and interchange available online for health care providers, and for the research and therapy development community.
By accessing or using the Site, you agree to be bound by the terms of this Agreement. We encourage you to review this Agreement periodically for any updates or changes. If you do not accept the terms of this Policy, please do not use this Site.
All of the material provided on the Site, such as graphics, photographs, software, text, advice, message, and any other material provided on the Site ("Content") are for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for professional medical advice. Please consult your physician with any questions or concerns you may have regarding your health.
Authors providing information to epilepsy.com/professionals regarding any commercial product or service (such as a medication, device, or procedure) have been asked to disclose any possible conflict of interest. This request follows the conflict-of-interest guidelines applied to Continuing Medical Education (CME) Programs. The disclosure information is available on request. Articles not attributed to a particular author were written by one or more of the writers listed in the About Us section. None of these individuals have declared any conflict of interest.
You assume total responsibility and risk for your use of the Site and the Internet. You acknowledge and agree that any uploads or transmission you make to, from or through the Site may be intercepted and used by an unauthorized third party and that all of the risk associated with these activities is solely yours.
You understand that epilepsy.com/professionals cannot and does not guarantee or warrant that materials available for downloading from the Site, including without limitation links, will be free of infection or viruses, worms, Trojan horses, time bombs, cancelbots or other computer programming routines that are intended to damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or personal information. You are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and checkpoints to satisfy your particular requirements for accuracy and security of data input and output, and for maintaining a means external to the Site for the reconstruction of any lost data.
The contents of the Site, such as text, graphics, logos, audio clips, video, photographs, software, trademarks, and other information (the "Proprietary Content") is, unless otherwise noted, the property of epilepsy.com/professionals, Epilepsy Therapy Development Project, its affiliates, partners, or contributors. The Proprietary Content is protected by federal, state and international copyright and trademark laws, or other proprietary rights. These rights are protected in all forms, media and technologies existing now or hereinafter developed. You may print and download portions of material from the different areas of the Site solely for your non-commercial personal use; however, all copyright notices should be retained. No portion of the Proprietary Content may be reprinted, republished, modified, or distributed in any form without the express written permission of epilepsy.com/professionals as noted below. The only exclusion is for materials designated as downloadable files. You may not reproduce, reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble, modify, transmit, sell, distribute, license or create derivative works of any of the Proprietary Content. You may not make any unauthorized copies of any Proprietary Content.
To request permission to use material from the Site, as required by the preceding restrictions, contact Steven C. Schachter, MD, 330 Brookline Ave, K-478, Boston, MA 02215. Please include the subject line "Request for permission to use material from epilepsy.com/professionals" in a prominent location.
Certain Proprietary Content may be licensed from third parties and all such third party content and all intellectual property rights related to the third party content belong to the respective third parties. In addition, certain trademarks are the property of their respective third party owners, and the use of trademarks, logos, or brand names in the Site are for identification purposes only, and does not imply an endorsement by epilepsy.com/professionals or Epilepsy Therapy Development Project of the trademark owner, or vice-versa, or that such trademark owner has authorized epilepsy.com/professionals to promote its products, services, or content. You may not remove any copyright, trademark or other intellectual property or proprietary notice or legend contained on the Site or the Proprietary Content. Any rights not expressly granted by this Agreement or any applicable end-user license agreements are reserved by epilepsy.com/professionals and Epilepsy Therapy Development Project.
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Any links to other websites are provided merely as a convenience to the users of this Site. Epilepsy.com/professionals has not reviewed all of these other websites, has no responsibility for the content of such other sites, shall not be liable for any damages or injury arising from any such content, and does not endorse or make any representations about these websites, any information or other products or materials found there, or any results that may be obtained from using them. If you decide to access any of these other sites linked to this Site, you do so entirely at your own risk.
Any information provided by you in connection with use of the Site: (a) shall not be false, inaccurate or misleading; (b) shall not be obscene or indecent; (c) shall not contain any viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, spiders, or other computer programming routines that are intended to damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or personal information; (d) shall not infringe on any epilepsy.com/professionals, Epilepsy Therapy Development Project, or third party's copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret or other proprietary rights or rights of publicity or privacy; (e) shall not be defamatory, libelous, unlawfully threatening or harassing; and (f) shall not create liability for epilepsy.com/professionals or cause us to lose the services of our Internet service providers or other suppliers. You may not take any action that imposes an unreasonable burden upon the infrastructure used to support the Site, including but not limited to unsolicited e-mail, also called spam.
THE SITE AND THE CONTENT AND SERVICES MADE AVAILABLE ON THE SITE ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS.
THE INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THIS SITE IS NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE. YOU SHOULD SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH PROVIDER FOR ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING A MEDICAL CONDITION.
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UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL EPILEPSY.COM/PROFESSIONALS, THE EPILEPSY THERAPY DEVELOPMENT PROJECT, THEIR PARTNERS, CONTRIBUTORS, AGENTS, EMPLOYEES, OR ANY OTHER PARTY INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING, OR DISTRIBUTING THE SITE OR PROVIDING CONTENT, ADVICE, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES THROUGH THE SITE BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES) THAT RESULT FROM: (I) THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE; (II) ANY INACCURACIES OR OMISSIONS IN THE CONTENT; (III) USE OF THE CONTENT; (IV) THE COST OF PROCURING SUBSTITUTE MERCHANDISE, ADVICE AND SERVICES RESULTING FROM USE OF THE SITE; (V) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA; (VI) STATEMENTS, ADVICE, WARRANTIES, GUARANTEES OR CONDUCT OF EPILEPSY.COM, THE EPILEPSY THERAPY DEVELOPMENT PROJECT, OR ANY THIRD PARTY ON THE SITE, OR (VII) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO THE USE OF THE SITE.
YOU HEREBY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THIS PARAGRAPH SHALL APPLY TO ALL CONTENT, ADVICE, MERCHANDISE, AND SERVICES AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE. IN NO EVENT SHALL EPILEPSY.COM/PROFESSIONALS AND THE EPILEPSY THERAPY DEVELOPMENT PROJECT'S TOTAL CUMULATIVE LIABILITY UNDER THESE TERMS EXCEED THE LESSER AMOUNT OF ANY FEES PAID TO EPILEPSY.COM/PROFESSIONALS, IF ANY, FOR THE USE OF THE SITE BY YOU OR $1.00.
BECAUSE SOME STATES MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, IN SUCH STATES LIABILITY IS LIMITED TO THE LEAST AMOUNT PERMITTED BY LAW. THE LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY PROVIDED IN THIS AGREEMENT INURE TO THE BENEFIT OF EPILEPSY.COM/PROFESSIONALS, THE EPILEPSY THERAPY DEVELOPMENT PROJECT, AND THEIR AFFILIATES, PARTNERS, CONTRIBUTORS, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, ASSIGNS, ATTORNEYS AND AGENTS.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold epilepsy.com/professionals, Epilepsy Therapy Development Project, and their affiliates, partners, contributors, officers, directors, employees and agents harmless from and against any and all claims, demands, actions, costs, liabilities, losses and damages of any kind (including reasonable attorney's fees) resulting from (i) your use of the Site, (ii) your use of, or reliance on the products, services, advice, or information provided through the Site, or (iii) your breach of any provision of this Agreement. epilepsy.com/professionals reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will cooperate with epilepsy.com/professionals in asserting any available defenses.
Epilepsy.com/professionals' policy regarding copyright infringement and epilepsy.com/professionals' designated agent for receipt of copyright infringement claims pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (17 USC § 512) is incorporated herein and follows below:
Epilepsy.com/professionals respects the intellectual property rights of others and requires those that visit our web site or use our network to do the same. epilepsy.com/professionals may, in appropriate circumstances and at its discretion, remove or disable access to material on its web site or its network that infringes upon the copyright rights of others. epilepsy.com/professionals also may, at its discretion, remove or disable links or references to an online location that contains infringing material or infringing activity. In the event that any visitors to our website or users of our network repeatedly infringe on others copyrights, we may in our sole discretion terminate those individuals' rights to use our website and/or network.
If you believe that your work has been used on our web site or our network in any manner that constitutes copyright infringement, please notify epilepsy.com/professionals' copyright agent by written notice. The notice should include the following information:
Epilepsy.com/professionals' copyright agents for notice of claims of copyright infringement on this website are William. W. Wilhelm, Jr. and Jonathan S. Frankel who can be reached as follows:
Mail: Swidler Berlin Shereff Friedman, LLP, 3000 K Street, NW, Suite 300,
Washington, DC 20007
Phone: Mr. Wilhelm: 202-424-7827
Mr. Frankel: 202-424-7743
Fax: Mr. Wilhelm: 202-424-7645
Mr. Frankel: 202-424-7743
Email: Mr. Wilhelm: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mr. Frankel: email@example.com
Epilepsy.com/professionals periodically schedules system downtime for maintenance and other purposes. Unplanned system outages also may occur. Epilepsy.com/professionals shall have no liability whatsoever for the resulting unavailability of the Site or for any loss of data or transactions caused by planned or unplanned system outages or the resultant delay, misdelivery or nondelivery of information caused by such system outages, or any third party acts or any other outages of web host providers or the Internet infrastructure and network external to the Site.
Should any User respond to epilepsy.com/professionals or any of its employees, agents, partners, contributors, or others through the Site, via e-mail, message boards, or otherwise, with any information including, but not limited to, feedback, questions, requests, opinions, comments, suggestions, or the like regarding the content of any epilepsy.com/professionals document, the Site, or epilepsy.com/professionals services or any other information ("User Feedback"), such information shall be deemed to be non-confidential and epilepsy.com/professionals shall have no obligation of any kind with respect to such information. Epilepsy.com/professionals shall be free to reproduce, use, disclose and distribute the information to others without limitation and shall be free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques contained in such information for any purpose whatsoever to the extent not prohibited by law.
You acknowledge, consent and agree that epilepsy.com/professionals may access, preserve, and disclose User Feedback if required to do so by law or in a good faith belief that such access preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to: (a) comply with legal process; (b) enforce the Agreement; (c) respond to claims that any User Feedback violates the rights of third-parties; (d) respond to your requests for customer service; or (e) protect the rights, property, or personal safety of epilepsy.com/professionals, its users and the public.
Certain sections of the Site may require that you register by providing particular information including a user name and password. In these instances, you agree to: (i) provide accurate and current information about yourself as prompted by the Site (the "Registration Information"); and (ii) maintain and update the Registration Information to keep it accurate and current. If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, or we have reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, we may, in our sole discretion, suspend or terminate your account and decline to permit your continued use of the Site, future access to the Site, or any activities related to your registration and account.
You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your user name and password (collectively, "Account Information") and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your Account Information. You agree that your Account Information may be used to attribute an electronic record and electronic signature to you. Therefore, you shall not disclose your Account Information to third parties. You agree to notify us immediately of any unauthorized use of your Account Information or any other breach of security. Epilepsy.com/professionals shall not, in any manner, be responsible or liable for fraudulent purchases, requests or other transactions that are made using your compromised Account Information.
In the event a product or service is listed at an incorrect price or with incorrect information due to typographical error, an error in pricing or product information or otherwise, epilepsy.com/professionals shall have the right to refuse or cancel any orders placed for that product(s) or service(s) listed at the incorrect price. Epilepsy.com/professionals shall have the right to refuse or cancel any such orders or requests whether or not they have been confirmed and the User's credit card has been charged or other payment has been accepted.
This Site does not knowingly collect any personal information from children under the age of 13. If you are under 13, you agree that you will not provide personal information about yourself to epilepsy.com/professionals through the Site.
This Agreement and access to the Site shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia, exclusive of its conflict of law rules and matters affecting copyrights, trademarks and patents under U.S. federal law.
You hereby irrevocably and unconditionally consent to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Commonwealth of Virginia and of the United States of America located in the Commonwealth of Virginia for any litigation or disputes arising out of or relating to use of the Site and not to commence any litigation relating thereto except in such courts. You hereby irrevocably and unconditionally waive any objection to the establishment of venue of any such litigation in the Courts and agree not to plead or claim in any Commonwealth of Virginia Court that such litigation brought therein has been brought in an inconvenient forum.
In the event that one or more portions of this Agreement shall, for any reason, be held to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable in any respect, such validity, illegality or unenforceability shall not affect any other provision contained in this Agreement. Any delay or failure by epilepsy.com/professionals, at any time or times, to require performance of any provision hereof shall in no manner affect epilepsy.com/professionals' right at a later time to enforce such provision. No delay or failure by epilepsy.com/professionals in exercising any right hereunder shall constitute a waiver of such right or any other rights hereunder. You may not assign your rights or delegate your responsibilities hereunder without the express written permission of epilepsy.com/professionals. epilepsy.com/professionals may, at any time, assign its rights or delegate its obligations hereunder without notice to you. No person who is not a party to this Agreement is intended to be a beneficiary of this Agreement, and no person who is not a party to this Agreement shall have any right to enforce any term of this Agreement. This Agreement and any documents expressly incorporated by reference constitute the entire agreement between epilepsy.com/professionals and you pertaining to the subject matter hereof and supersede all prior agreements, whether oral or written, and documents regarding your use of the Site.
The headings used throughout this Agreement are solely for the convenience of reference and are not to be used as an aid in the interpretation of this Agreement.
In its sole discretion, epilepsy.com/professionals may unilaterally amend or modify this Agreement or any other documents referenced herein at any time by posting the amended Agreement on the Site. Any amended or modified terms will be effective upon posting. Continued use of the Site constitutes acceptance of any modified terms and conditions. If you have any questions about this Agreement, contact us at EpilepsyCure@aol.com.
Epilepsy.com/professionals may immediately issue a warning, suspend or terminate your access to the Site for breach of this Agreement (or any other agreement or policy incorporated by reference hereto), or for any other reason in our sole discretion.
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