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Terms of Service
Last Revision: February 2023
By accessing, registering, or otherwise using our Services you are indicating that you are at least eighteen (18) years of age or older, and you understand and agree to be bound by the terms detailed below (referred to as the “Terms of Service,” or “Terms“). If you do not agree to the Terms, do not access or otherwise use any of our Services.
These Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and IACH and govern your use of the Services.
1. Our Services
These Terms apply to your use of https://clinical-hematology.org/, and other IACH-related sites, apps, communications, and other services that state that they are offered under these Terms (“Services“).
THE SERVICES DO NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL OR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES ADVICE. Nothing contained within the Services is intended to constitute medical advice, instruction for medical diagnosis, or instruction for treatment. Any information provided through the Services should be considered to be hypothetical, and not be considered complete, nor should it be relied upon to suggest a course of treatment for any particular individual. Information received from the Services should not be relied upon for personal, medical, legal, technical, or financial decisions. IACH does not, through the Services or otherwise, directly or indirectly practice medicine, render medical advice, or provide medical services. After reviewing the Services and before taking any action related to any content on the Services, every Member of the Services is expected to make a reasonable investigation into, and consider the potential consequences of, any such action. If you obtain any information through the Services, you use such information at your own risk.
IACH is not and will not be responsible for any damage or harm resulting from any use of, or reliance upon information received from the IACH website. By using the Services, you agree not to attempt to impose liability on, or seek any legal remedy from, IACH with respect to reliance such information.
2. Changes to These Terms
We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to change or modify portions of these Terms at any time. If the Terms are materially changed, we will post the changes on this page, and will indicate at the top of this page the date these Terms were last revised. We will also notify our Members, through an email notification. The Terms will become effective no earlier than fourteen (7) days after they are posted. Your continued use of the Services after the date any such changes become effective constitutes your unequivocal acceptance of, and agreement to be bound by, the new Terms of Service (including any and all changes to the Terms).
3. Your Account
You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and account and are fully responsible for any and all activities that occur under your password and/or account. You agree to: (a) immediately notify us of any unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of security; and (b) ensure that you log out from your account at the end of each session when accessing the Services. IACH will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this Section.
You own the rights to information contained within your personal account, and any information or content you upload to the Services.
Notices to you may be made through the Services, email, or regular mail. You agree to keep your contact information up to date. The Services may also provide notices to you of changes to these Terms, or other matters, by displaying notices or links to notices generally on the Services.
Modifications to the Services
IACH reserves the right to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Services (or any part thereof), with or without notice. You agree that IACH will not be liable to you, or to any third party, for any modification, suspension, or discontinuance of the Services.
Third Party Content
Under no circumstances will IACH be liable in any way for any content or materials of any third parties (including Members), including, but not limited to, errors or omissions in any third-party content, or loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any such third party content.
The Services may provide, or third parties may provide, links or other access to other sites and resources on the Internet. IACH has no control over such third party sites and resources, and IACH is not responsible for, and does not endorse or comment about, such sites and/or resources. You further acknowledge and agree that IACH will not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused, or alleged to be caused, by or in connection with use of, or reliance upon, any content, events, goods, or services available on or through any such third party site or resource. Any dealings you have with third parties found while using the Services are between you and such third party or parties, and you agree that IACH is not liable for any loss suffered through, or claim that you may have against, any such third party.
General Practices Regarding Use and Storage
You acknowledge that IACH may establish general practices and limits concerning use of the Services, including without limitation, the maximum period of time that data or other content will be retained by the Services.
Intellectual Property Rights
IACH reserves all of our intellectual property rights in the Services. Using the Services does not give you any ownership in our Services or the content or information made available through the Services. Any non-IACH intellectual property used in connection with the Services is the intellectual property of the respective owner.
4. Disclaimer and Limitations of Liability
Disclaimer of Warranties
YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE SERVICES ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. IACH EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED, OR STATUTORY, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. IACH MAKES NO WARRANTY:(i)THAT THE SERVICES WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS;(ii)THAT THE SERVICES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE;(iii)THAT THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE SERVICES WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE; OR(iv)WITH RESPECT TO ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES, INFORMATION, OR OTHER MATERIAL PROMOTED, OFFERED, OR OTHERWISE DISCUSSED THROUGH THE SERVICES (AND ANY WARRANTIES RELATING THERETO SHALL BE LIMITED TO THOSE OFFERED, IF ANY, BY THE THIRD PARTY MANUFACTURER OR THIRD PARTY PROVIDER OF SUCH PRODUCTS, SERVICES, INFORMATION, OR OTHER MATERIAL).
Limitation of Liability
YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES IS AT YOUR OWN RISK.
TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT IACH WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, OR DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF GOODWILL, USE, DATA, OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES
IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH ANY PORTION OF THE SERVICES, OR WITH THESE TERMS OF SERVICE, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USE OF THE SERVICES.
You agree to indemnify and hold IACH and its officers, employees, directors, customers, partners, and agents harmless from any and all losses, damages, expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees), claims, actions of any kind, and/or injury (including death), arising out of or relating to your use of the Services, your violation of these Terms, or your violation of any rights of another.
5. Governing Law
These Terms will be governed by the laws of the United Kingdom without regard to its conflict of law provisions.
6. General Terms
The failure of IACH to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms will not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of these Terms is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties’ intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of these Terms shall remain in full force and effect. You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of the Services or these Terms must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arises, or be forever barred. A printed version of this agreement and of any notice given in electronic form will be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as any other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form. You may not assign these Terms without the prior written consent of IACH, but IACH may assign or transfer these Terms, in whole or in part, without restriction. The section titles in these Terms are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect.
7. Content, Software, and Trademarks
You acknowledge and agree that the Services may contain content or features that are protected by copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret, and/or other proprietary rights, or laws. Except as expressly authorized by IACH, you agree not to modify, copy, frame, scrape, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute, or create derivative works based upon the Services, in whole or in part. In connection with your use of the Services, you will not engage in or use any data mining, robots, scraping, or similar data gathering or extraction methods. Any use of the Services other than as specifically authorized herein is strictly prohibited. The technology and software underlying the Services, or distributed in connection therewith, are the property of IACH. You agree not to copy, modify, create a derivative work of, reverse engineer, reverse assemble or otherwise attempt to discover any source code, or sell, assign, sub-license, or otherwise transfer any right in the Services or IACH’s technology or software. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved by IACH.
The IACH name and logos are trademarks and service marks of IACH. Other than IACH, product and service names and logos used and displayed via the Services may be trademarks or service marks of their respective owners, who may or may not endorse or be affiliated with or connected to IACH. Nothing in these Terms or the Services should be construed as granting, by implication or otherwise, any license or right to use any of IACH’s trademarks or service marks, without our prior written permission in each instance. All goodwill generated from the use of IACH’s trademarks or service marks will inure to our exclusive benefit.
8. Questions? Concerns? Suggestions?
Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to report any violations of these Terms of Service or to pose any questions regarding these Terms or the Services.