THE REID FOUNDATION FOR LUPUS
WEBSITE TERMS AND CONDITIONS
By visiting this website, you accept the following terms and conditions. Please read them carefully.
We include information about lupus on www.thereidfoundationforlupus.org (the “Website”), including health and medical articles, references, news and other tools. This information is not a substitute for professional medical advice and should not be relied upon to replace any relationship with your physician or other qualified healthcare professional. This Website is provided by The Reid Foundation for Lupus (“The Reid Foundation for Lupus,” “we,” “our,” or “us”).
We follow a standard set of editorial procedures before posting information on our Website, but some of the information posted may come from you or other users. We are not responsible for information posted by users of our Website, and regardless of whether information on our Website comes from us or from our users, we are not liable for any damages resulting from your use of the information on our Website.
Although we are selective about the organizations that we supply links to, we do not assume any responsibility for any websites that are linked to our Website or that you browse after following a link from our Website.
Although we welcome your feedback on our Website, we retain the right to render final decisions about the content that is posted on our site to meet standards of civility and to ensure that it meets the needs of all of our readers. You can use feedback links to send us comments and criticisms, but if you are dissatisfied with our response or with the contents of our Website, your only remedy is to stop using our Website.
Information that You Post on our Website
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The Reid Foundation for Lupus may have several tools that allow you to record and store information. You are responsible for taking all reasonable steps to ensure that no unauthorized person shall have access to your passwords or accounts. It is your sole responsibility to: 1) control the dissemination and use of user names, codes and passwords; 2) authorize, monitor and control access to and use of your account and password; and 3) promptly inform us of any need to deactivate an account or password. You grant us and all other persons or entities involved in the operation of the Website the right to transmit, monitor, retrieve, store and use your information in connection with the operation of our Website. The Reid Foundation for Lupus cannot and does not assume any responsibility or liability for any information that you submit, or your or third parties’ use or misuse of information transmitted or received using our Website.
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Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability
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TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY APPLICABLE LAW, THE WEBSITE’S OWNER DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. THE WEBSITE’S OWNER DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THIS WEBSITE, ITS SERVERS, OR E-MAIL SENT FROM THE WEBSITE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. THE WEBSITE’S OWNER WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES.
Laws That Govern This Agreement (the “Agreement”)
The Reid Foundation for Lupus controls this Website from operations within the State of Georgia in the United States of America. This Website can be accessed from any State in the United States and from other countries worldwide. Because the laws of each State or country able to access this website may differ, by accessing this Website, you agree that the statutes, laws and regulations of the State of Georgia, without regard to choice of laws principles, will apply to all matters relating to the use of our Website.
The Reid Foundation for Lupus makes no representation that materials on this Website are appropriate or available for use in other locations, and accessing them from states, countries and territories where their contents are illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access this Website from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws in those jurisdictions.
Acceptance of Terms and Conditions
By accessing materials on our Website or registering on our Website, you agree with all of the terms and conditions of this Agreement. We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to change the terms and conditions of this Agreement from time to time, and your continuing use of this Website constitutes your acceptance of and agreement to any changed terms and conditions. We will post any such changes in a timely manner and draw your attention to any significant changes.
Consequences of Violations of Terms and Conditions
If you do not comply with these terms and conditions, we have the right to suspend or remove your account, and to remove any information you have posted on our Website. We may also take any legal action that we feel is appropriate. If your violation of this Agreement causes harm to others, you agree to hold The Reid Foundation for Lupus harmless against any liability for that harm. If there is any dispute between us concerning this Agreement or your use of this Website, we both agree to submit the dispute to non-binding mediation, followed by binding arbitration. Both the mediation and the arbitration will be governed under the rules of the American Arbitration Association, and the venue for the mediation and the arbitration will be in the State of Georgia, in Fulton County.