Scope of Use
- post, transmit, link to, or otherwise distribute any materials, information or content constituting, advocating or encouraging conduct that would constitute a criminal offence or give rise to civil liability, or otherwise use the Website or any of the Services in a manner which is contrary to law or would serve to restrict or inhibit any other user from using or enjoying the Website, any of the Services, or the Internet;
- defame, abuse, stalk, harass, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights of others, including without limitation, rights relating to privacy and publicity;
- post, transmit, link to, or otherwise distribute any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful material or information; and
- post, transmit, link to, or otherwise distribute any information, materials or content (including for greater certainty, software) which contains a virus, spyware, cancelbot, trojan horse, worm or other harmful or disruptive component.
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Forums and Content Submissions
By uploading any information, letter, article, comment, and other material to any chat board, chat room, or forum available on the Website (collectively ”Forums”) or otherwise submitting any such materials to us through any other content generating or submitting Service on the Website, you automatically grant (or warrant that the owner of such materials expressly grants) us and our affiliates a worldwide, perpetual, royalty-free, irrevocable and non-exclusive licence and right to: (i) use, copy, adapt, transmit, communicate, publicly display, perform, and/or distribute such submitted materials; and (ii) create compilations and/or derivative works from such submitted materials. Such licence will apply with respect to any form, media, or technology now known or later developed. In addition, you waive any moral rights you may have in such materials, and/or warrant that all moral rights in such materials have been waived. Furthermore, you understand that the Forums, and any material you upload thereon, are non-confidential.
When participating in a Forum, you should never assume that people are who they say they are, know what they say they know, or are affiliated with whom they say they are affiliated. We are not responsible for the content or accuracy of any information posted or otherwise made available in any Forum, and will not be responsible for any reliance or decisions made by you based on such information.
Submission of Ideas or Suggestions
You agree that you will only submit ideas, suggestions, concepts, know-how, techniques, or related materials (“Ideas”) that comply with applicable laws and that you have the right to submit and share, and we and our affiliates shall be free to use such Ideas for any reason whatsoever. In connection therewith, you grant (or warrant that the owner of such Ideas expressly grants) to us and our affiliates a worldwide, perpetual, royalty-free, irrevocable and non-exclusive licence and right to (i) use, copy, adapt, transmit, communicate, publicly display, perform, and/or distribute such Ideas; and (ii) create compilations and/or derivative works from such Ideas.
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL ANY DISCLOSURE OF ANY OF THE IDEAS TO A MEMBER OF OUR GROUP BE SUBJECT TO ANY OBLIGATION OF CONFIDENTIALITY OR EXPECTATION OF COMPENSATION. BY SUBMITTING ANY OF THE IDEAS TO ANY MEMBER OF OUR GROUP, YOU ARE WAIVING ANY AND ALL RIGHTS THAT YOU MAY HAVE IN THE IDEAS AND ARE REPRESENTING AND WARRANTING TO OUR GROUP THAT THE IDEAS ARE WHOLLY ORIGINAL WITH YOU, THAT NO ONE ELSE HAS ANY RIGHTS IN THE IDEAS AND THAT OUR GROUP IS FREE TO IMPLEMENT THE IDEAS AND TO USE THE IDEAS IF IT SO DESIRES, AS PROVIDED OR AS MODIFIED BY OUR GROUP, WITHOUT OBTAINING PERMISSION OR LICENCE FROM YOU OR ANY OTHER PARTY.
Professional Information Disclaimer
The Websites may make available certain information related to various professional fields such as, without limitation, medicine, pharmacy practice, law, public policy, and health economics (“Professional Information”). Professional Information is provided for educational and informational purposes only, and should not be interpreted as medical advice, professional advice, or a recommendation for a specific treatment plan, product, policy, or course of action. We are not engaged in rendering professional services or advice via this Website and you should not construe the publication or availability of any Professional Information and related Content on the Website as such or as an endorsement by us or our affiliates of the views expressed therein, or any warranty or guarantee of any strategy, recommendation, treatment, action, or application of medication made by the author of such Information or Content.
Use of Professional Information or other Content does not substitute consultations with a qualified medical, legal, or other relevant professional, and you are strongly encouraged to review and verify the Website Content with such qualified professionals. In addition, while the Professional Information is frequently updated, this information can change rapidly and therefore, some Professional Information may be out-of-date.
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YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE AND THE SERVICES AND CONTENT AVAILABLE ON THE WEBSITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR VERIFYING ANY CONTENT BEFORE RELYING ON IT AND FOR TAKING ALL NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS TO ENSURE THAT ANY CONTENT YOU MAY OBTAIN FROM THE WEBSITE IS FREE OF INFECTION AND VIRUSES.
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Limitation of Liability
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Unless otherwise set forth in a written agreement between you and us, you must adhere to our linking policy as follows: (i) the appearance, position and other aspects of the link may not be such as to damage or dilute the goodwill associated with our name and trademarks, (ii) the appearance, position and other attributes of the link may not create the false appearance that your organization or entity is sponsored by, affiliated with, or associated with us, (iii) we reserve the right to revoke our consent to the link at any time and at our sole discretion.
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