TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE
Welcome to www.e-echocardiography.com. This agreement ("Agreement") is between JLS Interactive, LLC, a Nebraska limited liability company, ("JLSI", "we" or "ours") and you and your agents ("you" or "yours") for the use of this web site (the "Site"). This Agreement includes any guidelines or rules posted and updated on the Site by JLSI from time to time. This Privacy Agreement includes important legal language and definitions, so please read this carefully. By using this site you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions set forth herein. We may make changes to the e-Echocardiography site, this Privacy Agreement, the License Agreement, or the policies and rules that govern the use of this site at any time. We encourage you to review the site and these policies regularly for any updates or changes. Your continued use of the site shall be deemed your acceptance of any changes and the reasonableness of these standards for notice of changes.
2. OWNERSHIP OF SITE AND RESTRICTIONS ON USE OF CONTENT
The Site is owned by JLSI. You acknowledge that this web site may contain information, communications, software, photos, text, video, graphics, tables, equations, music, sounds, images and other material and services (collectively "Content"), which is generally provided by JLSI or by licensors of JLSI. You agree and acknowledge that, notwithstanding that JLSI permits access to the Content, the Content or its use or the use of this Site is protected by patents, copyrights, trademarks, and other proprietary rights (including intellectual property rights), that these rights are valid and protected in all media now existing or later developed, and that except as specifically provided in this Agreement, your use of the Content shall be governed and constrained by applicable patent, copyright, trademark and other intellectual property laws. Modification or use of the Site and/or the Content for any commercial purpose is a violation of patent, copyright and other proprietary rights owned by JLSI and third parties. In addition to JLSI's and its licensors' rights in individual elements of the Contents, JLSI owns a copyright in the selection, coordination, arrangement and enhancement of the Content. You may not modify, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale of, reproduce, create derivative works from, distribute, perform, display, incorporate into another web site, or in any other way exploit the Site and/or any of the Content, in whole or in part.
3. FEES AND REGISTRATION; TERMINATION OF REGISTRATION
In order to obtain access to the non-public portions of the Site, you must completely fill out the registration form and assign yourself a username and password. You agree to provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself. You further agree to maintain and promptly update the account information and keep it true, accurate, current and complete. You agree that you will be responsible for maintaining your password as confidential and for any activity that occurs as a result of your enabling or permitting another person or entity to use your password. You agree to immediately notify us in the event that (i) your password is lost or stolen, or (ii) you become aware of any unauthorized use of your password or of any other breach of security that might affect the Site. JLSI is not responsible for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with the provisions of this Section.
You acknowledge and agree that JLSI may terminate your password and/or other access privileges and remove and discard any Content without notice to you for any reason, including without limitation, if (i) you do not use the Site for what JLSI, in its sole discretion, deems to be an extended period of time, (ii) JLSI believes that you have violated any provision of this Agreement, and/or (iii) you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, JLS has reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, and/or (iv) you have otherwise acted or failed to act in any manner that JLSI deems objectionable. You agree that any termination of your access to the Site shall not result in any liability or other obligation of JLSI to you or any third party in connection with such termination.
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5. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
THE USE OF THE SITE IS SOLELY AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE SITE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. JLSI EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND WITH RESPECT TO THE SITE, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. JLSI MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT THE SITE AND/OR ANY CONTENT THEREIN WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, OR WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, CURRENT, ACCURATE, COMPLETE OR ERROR-FREE OR THAT THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED BY USE OF THE SITE AND/OR ANY CONTENT THEREIN WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE. YOU UNDERSTAND AND ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY WITH RESPECT TO ANY DEFECT IN OR DISSATISFACTION WITH THE SITE IS TO CEASE USING THE SITE. All INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THIS SITE, INCLUDING INFORMATION RELATING TO MEDICAL AND HEALTH CONDITIONS, PRODUCTS AND TREATMENTS, IS FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY.
6. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT JLSI SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA LOSS, OR OTHER LOSSES (EVEN IF JLSI HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES) RESULTING FROM: (i) THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE, (ii) THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF ANY SUBSTITUTE PRODUCTS AND/OR SERVICES RESULTING FROM ANY PRODUCTS, DATA, INFORMATION OR SERVICES OBTAINED OR WHICH YOU WERE UNABLE TO OBTAIN OR TRANSACTIONS EFFECTED OR FAILED TO BE EFFECTED, (iii) ANY LINK PROVIDED IN CONNECTION WITH THE SITE, (iv) THE ACCURACY OF ANY MEDICAL OR OTHER CONTENT ON THE SITE OR THE APPROPRIATENESS OF ANY INDIVIDUAL MEDICAL DIAGNOSIS OR TREATMENT BASED ON THE CONTENT ON THE SITE OR (v) ANY MATTER OTHERWISE RELATED TO YOUR USE OF THE SITE.
7. YOUR CONDUCT ON THE SITE
You agree to use this site only for lawful purposes. In the event that JLSI permits you to upload, post, e-mail or otherwise transmit content, data, information or other materials (collectively, "User Content") for display on the Site otherwise, you will be responsible for all such User Content that you upload, post, email or otherwise transmit using the Site. Likewise, you are responsible for complying with all third party rights with respect to all such User Content that appears on the Site and agree not to download, email or otherwise transmit such User Content in violation of such third party's rights. By submitting User Content to JLSI, you automatically grant, or warrant that the owner of such Content has expressly granted, the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display such User Content (in whole or part) worldwide and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed for the full term of any rights that may exist in such User Content.
You are expressly prohibited from placing any message in any User Content or any product, good or service or otherwise transmitting through or posting on the Site (including in any e-mail message or any chat board posting) any unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, sexually explicit, profane, hateful, racial, ethnic or otherwise objectionable material of any kind, including without limitation, any material that encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, national or international law (collectively, "Prohibited Conduct"). Prohibited Conduct expressly includes any transmission to people or other entities on mailing lists that you do not have full rights to use. You agree and acknowledge that JLSI is not responsible or liable to you or any other party or user of the Site for any Prohibited Conduct by you or any other party or user of the Site.
You may not collect or store personal data of other users of the Site without the prior, written permission of such user(s).
You may not directly or indirectly, intentionally disrupt or interfere with the Site in any manner that may adversely affect JLSI or any user of the Site.
You may not upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any material that contains software viruses or any other code, files or programs designed or known to disable, interrupt, or limit the functionality of any computer hardware, computer software, or telecommunications equipment or facilities.
This site makes chat rooms, forums, message boards, and/or news groups available to visitors. Please remember that any information disclosed in these areas is available to other users. Therefore, it is in your best interest to exercise caution in disclosing any personal or patient information through these venues. Please not that these areas may contain information provided by third parties, and e-Echocardiography or JLS Interactive, LLC assumes no responsibility for such information.
By your use of the Site, you represent and warrant that you have all the rights necessary to receive, use, transmit and disclose all data that you use in any way with the Site. You further represent and warrant that your and your employees and agents use of the Site and of any data input into or generated by the Site shall comply with all applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. You agree and acknowledge that you are solely responsible for any liabilities, fines, penalties or forfeitures occasioned by any such violations or lack of rights.
10. YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
You further agree and acknowledge that you are solely responsible for inputting and retrieving data using the Site, and for the accuracy and adequacy of information and data furnished using the Site. You have full responsibility for the care and well being of patients and any reliance on the Site shall not diminish that responsibility. You are responsible for establishing such procedures as you deem appropriate in your professional judgment to verify the accuracy of data transmitted hereunder and to provide backup procedures for any loss of data or unavailability of the Site. You acknowledge and agree that by providing the Site hereunder, JLSI is not rendering medical or other health care services or engaging in the practice of medicine and shall not be liable to any party for any act or failure to act relating thereto, in addition to any limitation of liability provisions contained in this Agreement. By using the e-Echocardiography site, you agree not to rely solely on any of the information contained herin. Under no circumstances, including but not limited to negligence, shall JLS be liable for any direct, incidental, special, consequential, indirect or punitive damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, the materials in this site or the materials in any site linked to the e-Echocardiography site, even if JLS or their authorized representatives have be advised of the possibility of such damages. Your use of the JLS site is at your own risk.
11. DISCLAIMER OF CONTENT
You understand and acknowledge that JLSI assumes no responsibility to screen or review Content and/or User Content that is originated by parties other than JLSI, and that JLSI shall have the right, but not the obligation, in its sole discretion to review, refuse, monitor, edit or remove any Content and/or User Content that is available on the Site. JLSI expressly disclaims all responsibility or liability to you or any other person or entity for the performance or nonperformance of such Content and/or User Content review. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT YOU ASSUME ALL RISK ASSOCIATED WITH THE USE OF ANY AND ALL CONTENT AND/OR USER CONTENT.
We use commercially reasonable efforts to ensure that the colors, design and details of the products displayed on the Site are accurate. However, we cannot and do not guarantee that the colors, font types, design, paper stock and/or detail, as displayed by your monitor, will be accurate and we assume no responsibility whatsoever for such difference in color, design and details.
If you contact JLSI with information including, without limitation, feedback data (e.g., questions, comments, suggestions or the like) regarding the Site, the content of the Site or any item on the Site (collectively, "User Feedback"), the User Feedback shall be deemed to be non-confidential and JLSI shall have no obligation of any kind with respect to the User Feedback. In addition, you agree and acknowledge that JLSI shall be free to reproduce, use, disclose, display, exhibit, transmit, perform, create derivative works and distribute the User Feedback to others without limitation, and to authorize others to do the same. Further, JLSI shall be free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques contained in the User Feedback for any purpose whatsoever, including, without limitation, developing, manufacturing and marketing products and other items incorporating the User Feedback. JLSI shall not be liable or owe any compensation for the use or disclosure of the User Feedback.
The Site may provide, or third parties may provide, links to other web sites. You acknowledge and agree that such links are provided for your convenience and do not reflect any endorsement by JLSI with respect to the provider of such linked site or the quality, reliability or any other characteristic or feature of such linked site and JLSI is not responsible in any manner (including without limitation with respect to any loss or injury you may suffer) for any matter associated with the linked site, including without limitation, the content provided on or through any such linked site or your reliance thereon. JLSI MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES WITH RESPECT TO ANY LINKED SITE. YOUR USE OF ANY LINKED SITE IS SOLELY AT YOUR OWN RISK. In addition, you should be aware that your use of any linked site is subject to the terms and conditions applicable to that site, including the privacy policies (or lack thereof) of such site.
15. JURISDICTIONAL ISSUES
Unless otherwise specified, the materials, information, products and services available on the Site are solely available in or applicable to the United States, its territories, possessions and protectorates. JLSI makes no representation that materials or information in this Site, or the products and services available on the Site, are appropriate or available for use outside the United States. Those who choose to access the Site from outside the United States do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable. Software from the Site is further subject to United States export controls. The U.S. export control laws regulate the export and re-export of technology originating in the United States. This includes the electronic transmission of information and software to foreign countries and to certain foreign nationals. You agree to abide by these laws and their regulations, including but not limited to the Export Administration Act and the Arms Export Control Act and not to transfer, by electronic transmission or otherwise, any Content derived from the Site to either a foreign national or a foreign destination in violation of such laws. No software from this Site may be downloaded or otherwise exported or re-exported (i) into (or to a national or resident of) Cuba, Iraq, Libya, North Korea, Iran, Syria or any other country to which the United States has embargoed goods; or (ii) to anyone on the U.S. Treasury Department's list of Specially Designated Nationals or the U.S. Commerce Department's Table of Deny Orders. By downloading or using the software, you represent and warrant that you are not located in, under the control of, or a national or resident of any such country or on any such list.
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold JLSI, its subsidiaries, affiliates, managers, members, employees and agents, harmless from and against any third party claim, action or demand ("Claim") and all liabilities and settlements related thereto, including without limitation, reasonable legal and accounting fees, resulting from, or alleged to result from, your use of the Site and/or its Content and/or User Content. JLSI shall provide notice to you promptly of such Claim and shall reasonably cooperate with you, at your expense, in your defense of any such Claim.
17. TRADEMARK INFORMATION
e-Echocardiography is a trademark of JLSI. Other trademarks are owned by JLSI or its affiliated entities or are used with the permission of their respective owners. You agree not to use or display trademarks without the prior written consent of JLSI or the owner of such mark.
18. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY POLICY
JLSI reserves the right to terminate this Agreement in appropriate circumstances if you infringe upon the intellectual property rights of any third party. Pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998, 17 U.S.C. 512(c)(2), JLSI's designated agent for notice of alleged copyright infringement in connection with the Web site is:
JLS Interactive, LLC
Attention: Dr. Ken Gross (or Dr. Terry Bejot)
2434 Sewell Street
Lincoln, NE 68502
By e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
To file a notice of infringement with JLSI, the requirements specified in Title II of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 must be fulfilled. The text of this statute can be found at the U.S. Copyright Office web site, located at www.loc.gov/copyright.
19. USE OF MULTIMEDIA FILES
Reproduction for educational, not-for-profit purposes permitted if source is credited. JLS grants the user or member of e-Echocardiography permission to use the text, multimedia files, programs, and other digital media found on this site for personal use if that use is in a not-for-profit purpose and appropriate credit is given to JLSI or e-echocardiography. A simple line of text at the bottom of a slide in a small font, no less than 6 with the statement www.e-echocardiography.com is sufficient. If the multimedia file or files already has these words imprinted in the file or files no acknowledgement is expected. The user need not acknowledge JLS Interactive, LLC or e-Echocardiography for each file used, but must only acknowledge JLS Interactive, LLC or e-Echocardiography once during his/her lecture or talk or presentation. If you have questions about the appropriate method or degree of acknowledgement that is required please email the webmaster.
You understand and agree that JLSI may from time to time establish and revise practices and limitations concerning the Site and your use of the Site. You agree that JLSI shall have no liability for the deletion or failure to store any messages and other communications or other Content or User Content maintained on the Site or transmitted using the Site. This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and JLSI and governs your use of the Site. You also may be subject to additional terms and conditions that may apply when you use third party content or Site available through the Site. If any provision of this Agreement is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of this Agreement, which shall remain in full force and effect. You and JLSI and any of its employees, contractors, managers, or members agree that this Agreement and the relationship between you and JLSI will be governed by the laws of the State of Nebraska, without respect to its conflict of laws provisions and that venue with respect to any dispute between you and JLSI will rest exclusively in the state and federal courts located in the State of Nebraska. The failure of JLSI to exercise or enforce any right or provision of this Agreement shall not constitute a waiver of such right or condition. You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to the Site or this Agreement must be filed within one year after such claim or cause of action arose. JLSI may provide notice to you by email or regular mail. The Site may also provide notice of changes to this Agreement at any time and from time to time by displaying notices to you on pages of the Site. The section titles of this Agreement are merely for convenience and will not have any effect on the substantive meaning of this Agreement.
If you agree to the foregoing Agreement, please you indicate your agreement by your continual use and/or subscribing to this web site. If you do not agree to this Agreement, please exit the web site or email the webmaster to have your subscription inactivated. Failure to agree to the foregoing Agreement will result in your access being restricted to any portion or the whole web site.
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