MODIFICATION OF SITE AND SERVICES: We reserve complete and sole discretion with respect to the operation of the Site and the Services. We may withdraw, suspend, or otherwise discontinue any functionality or feature of the Site or the Services. We reserve the right to maintain, delete, or destroy all communications and user content posted or uploaded to the Services pursuant to applicable law and our internal record retention and/or destruction policies. Occasionally, we may perform maintenance on or upgrade the Site or Services or the underlying structure that enables use of the Site or Services. This may require us to temporarily suspend or limit your use of the Site or Services until such time the maintenance or upgrade is completed. To the extent possible and unless otherwise stated, we will endeavor to publish the time and date of such expected suspension or limitation of the Site or Services in advance when possible. You agree that you are not entitled to claim any damages for such suspension or limitation during such maintenance or upgrade.
USE OF SERVICES: You are required to provide us with your name, email address, and phone number upon registering for a user account. We will use your email address or phone number to send you important updates about the Site and Services, as well as notifications when information and documents are added that you need to be aware of (e.g. forms, updated terms, etc.). In some instances, but not all, registered users may be permitted to opt out of receiving certain emails
Portions of the Site or Services are only available to users who have registered and created an account with an appropriate username and password (“Registered Users”). Each Registered User is responsible for controlling the privacy, dissemination, access to, and use of their username and password, and/or personal information necessary for verification, and promptly informing us of any need to deactivate a password or account. You also agree to promptly notify us of any unauthorized use of your username, password or any other breach of security that you become aware of involving or relating to the Site or Ser vices by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We explicitly disclaim liability for any and all losses and damages arising from your failure to comply with this section.
Neither the Site nor Services are intended to support or carry emergency calls to any law enforcement or health care provider or entity. In the event of a medical emergency, dial 911 immediately.
All communications you have with Us, whether verbal or written, may be recorded and maintained by US DIS for quality assurance purposes.
SMS MESSAGES: You may have the option to receive text (SMS) messages from us. By enrolling to receive such messages, you consent to receive text messages from us or our affiliates concerning your use of the Site and Services. These messages may include, but are not limited to, transactional messages related to your use of the Site and Services. You may unsubscribe from SMS messages at any time by following the instructions set forth on the enrollment page. Alternatively, may unsubscribe from SMS messages by texting “STOP” to the message received, or by contacting us at email@example.com to unenroll.
NOT MEDICAL ADVICE: Any content or information provided by us or accessible through the Site or Services (collectively, “Content”) is for informational and educational purposes only. The Content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician, pharmacist, or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or prescription medication. Our Services and Content are not intended for use in the diagnosis of disease or other conditions, or in the cure, mitigation, treatment, or prevention of any condition or disease. You are responsible for consulting your healthcare provider that is most familiar with your conditions and medication profiles prior to making any decisions related to your health. Reliance on any information provided by us or contained within our Site or Services is solely at your own risk.
CONTENT OF COMMUNICATION: You agree that you are solely responsible for the content you choose to upload onto the Site. You agree not to (i) access the Site or use the Services in any unlawful way or for any unlawful purpose; (ii) post or transmit (a) a message under a false name, or (b) any data, materials, content, or information (including, without limitation, advice, and recommendations) (collectively “Information”) which is (1) libelous, defamatory, obscene, fraudulent, false, or contrary to the ownership or intellectual property rights of any other person, or (2) contains or promotes any virus, worm, Trojan horse, time bomb, malware, or other computer programing or code that is designed or intended to damage, destroy, intercept, download, interfere, manipulate, or otherwise interrupt or expropriate the Site or the Services, personal information, software, equipment, servers, or Information or facilitate or promote hacking or similar conduct; (iii) impersonate or misrepresent your identity or falsely state or misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity; (iv) tamper, hack, spoof, copy, modify, or otherwise corrupt the administration, security, or proper function of the Site or the Services; (v) use robots or scripts with the Site; (vi) attempt to reverse engineer, reverse assemble, reverse compile, decompile, disassemble, translate, or otherwise alter, defraud, or create false results from any executable code, information on, or received by this Site; (vii) incorrectly identify the sender of any message transmitted to the Site. You may not alter the attribution or origin of electronic mail, messages, or posting; (viii) harvest or collect protected health information about any other individual who uses the Site or the Services; (ix) infringe or facilitate infringement on any copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret, or other proprietary, publicity, or privacy rights of any party, including such rights of third parties
PAYMENT: We charge fees for your use of certain Services. Where applicable, you agree that we may charge your credit card or other payment mechanism on file for all amounts due and owing for the Services, including taxes and service fees, set up fees, subscription fees, or any other fee associated with use of your registered account. We may change prices at any time, including changing a free service to a paid service; provided, however, that we will provide you with prior notice and an opportunity to terminate your registered account. You agree that in the event we are unable to collect the fees owed for the Services through your account, we may take any other steps we deem necessary to collect such fees from you and that you will be responsible for all costs and expenses incurred by us in connection with such collection activity, including collection fees and court costs.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY: All materials on the Site or Services, including the design, layout, and organization (collectively referred to as “Materials”), with the exception of data contained in user records, are owned and copyrighted by us or our affiliates and are protected by all applicable intellectual property laws. All rights and title to the Materials, trademarks and service marks herein remain with us or its licensors. You are authorized to view the Site or Services and Materials. All rights not expressly granted herein are reserved to us. You may not reproduce, retransmit, distribute, disseminate, sell, publish, broadcast, circulate or exploit for commercial gain any portion of the Site or Services or the Materials. You further agree that any information you provide or use on the Site or Services, and your use of the Site or the Services, will not infringe or facilitate infringement on any copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret, or other proprietary, publicity, or privacy rights of any party, including such rights of third parties.
You further agree that you shall not, and shall not permit any individual or entity to (a) reverse engineer, disassemble, decompile, decode, or adapt the Site, Services, or Materials, or otherwise attempt to derive or gain access to the source code of the Site, in whole or in part; (b) bypass or breach any security device or protection used for or contained in the Site or Services; (c) use the Site or Services for purposes of: (i) benchmarking or competitive analysis of the Site; (ii) developing, using or providing a competing software product or service; or (iii) any other purpose that is to our commercial disadvantage; or, (d) use the Site, Services, or Materials for any other purpose or application not expressly permitted by this Agreement.
TRADEMARKS: Our name, and all related names, logos, product and service names, designs, and slogans are trademarks of US DIS or its affiliates or licensors. You must not use such marks without our prior written permission. All other names, logos, product and service names, designs, and slogans on this Site are the trademarks of their respective owners.
NO ENDORSEMENT: We do not endorse the promotions, products, publications or services of any third parties. We do not warrant or validate the advertisements, promotions, communications, or other materials of any third party. Any views expressed by third parties on this Site or Services are solely the views of such third parties and we assume no responsibility or liability for the accuracy of any statement made by such third party.
GEOGRAPHIC RESTRICTION: We provide this Site for use only by persons located in certain locations of the United States. We make no claims that the Site and Services herein provided are accessible or appropriate outside of those locations within the United States. If you access the Site or Services from outside the United States, you do so on your own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.
LIMITATION ON LIABILITY: IN NO EVENT SHALL WE BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM ANY LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF PROFITS, LITIGATION, OR ANY OTHER PECUNIARY LOSS, WHETHER BASED ON BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), PRODUCT LIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THIS SITE OR THE PROVISION OF OR FAILURE TO MAKE AVAILABLE ANY SERVICES, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. WE ARE NOT LIABLE TO YOU OR ANYONE ELSE FOR ANY DECISION MADE OR ACTION TAKEN BASED ON USE OF THIS SITE OR SERVICES, EXCEPT AS REQUIRED BY LAW.
DISCLAIMER: THE SITE OR SERVICES ARE PROVIDED BY US ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE SITE OR SERVICES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, FREE FROM ERROR, OR FREE FROM VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.
We will use reasonable efforts to keep the Site or Services content timely and accurate, but we make no guarantees, and disclaim any implied warranty or representation about its accuracy, relevance, timeliness, completeness, or appropriateness for a particular purpose. We assume no liability arising from or relating to the delay, failure, interruption, or corruption of any data or other information transmitted in connection with use of the Site or Services.
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PROVIDED BY LAW, WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED BY A DISTRIBUTED DENIAL-OF-SERVICE ATTACK, VIRUSES, OR OTHER TECHNOLOGICALLY HARMFUL MATERIAL THAT MAY INFECT YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, DATA, OR OTHER PROPRIETARY MATERIAL DUE TO YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE OR TO YOUR DOWNLOADING OF ANY MATERIAL POSTED ON IT, OR ON ANY WEBSITE LINKED TO IT.
YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE, ITS CONTENT, AND ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OFFERED THROUGH THE WEBSITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK.
UNLESS YOU TIMELY PROVIDE US WITH AN ARBITRATION OPT-OUT NOTICE, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT YOU AND WE ARE WAIVING THE RIGHT TO A TRIAL BY JURY OR TO PARTICIPATE AS A PLAINTIFF OR CLASS MEMBER IN ANY PURPORTED CLASS ACTION OR REPRESENTATIVE PROCEEDING. FURTHER, UNLESS BOTH YOU AND WE OTHERWISE AGREE IN WRITING, THE ARBITRATOR MAY NOT CONSOLIDATE MORE THAN ONE PERSON’S CLAIMS, AND MAY NOT OTHERWISE PRESIDE OVER ANY FORM OF ANY CLASS OR REPRESENTATIVE PROCEEDING. MOREOVER, THE ARBITRATOR WILL HAVE NO AUTHORITY TO AWARD PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, INDIRECT, SPECIAL DAMAGES OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES NOT MEASURED BY THE PREVAILING PARTY’S ACTUAL DAMAGES, EXCEPT AS REQUIRED BY LAW.
Any arbitration occurring pursuant to this section will be administered by the American Health Lawyers Association (“AHLA”) before a single arbitrator with the locale of all hearings requiring physical attendance of the parties to occur in Howard County, Maryland or as otherwise mutually agreed upon by the parties. Any judgment award rendered by the arbitrator may be entered in any court having jurisdiction thereof.
ARBITRATION FEES: The costs of any arbitration, as described in the previous section, including without limitation, the fees of the arbitrator (but excluding each party’s attorney’s fees) shall be paid by the claimant who initiates an arbitration.
WAIVER: No delay by us in the exercise of any right shall be deemed a waiver thereof, nor shall the waiver of a right or remedy in a particular instance constitute a waiver of such right or remedy generally.
NOTICES: We may provide notice to you by e-mail at the e-mail address you provided during registration, by a general notice on the Site or Services, or by written communication delivered by first class U.S. mail or express courier to your address on record in your account information. You may give notice to us at any time, in writing, delivered by first class U.S. mail or express courier to: US Drug Information Service, LLC, 4910 Webbed Foot Way, Ellicott City, MD 21043.