PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THE ALZHEIMER RESEARCH FORUM WEBSITE (the "Site").
The Alzheimer Research Forum is pleased to provide you with the services, content and information on this Site.
By using this site, you signify you assent to these Terms and Conditions of use ("Terms and Conditions"). If you do not agree to all of these Terms and Conditions, do not use this Site. Your use of this Site is governed by the version of the Terms and Conditions in effect on the date on which you access it. The Alzheimer Research Forum may modify these Terms and Conditions at any time and without prior notice.
Unless otherwise agreed, the Alzheimer Research Forum may discontinue or modify the Site at anytime without prior notice to you, and you accept those modifications if you continue to use the Site.
This Site is intended only for your personal non-commercial use, unless you and the Alzheimer Research Forum have agreed otherwise in writing.
Ownership and Content
All text graphics and other materials on the Site ("Content") are the property of the Alzheimer Research Forum or its licensors, suppliers and other third parties mentioned on the Site ("Other Content Providers"), in each case as indicated by the copyright notice on each page. All works of authorship are protected by United States copyright law and may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, displayed, published or broadcast without prior written permission from the Alzheimer Research Forum or the copyright owner. You may not alter or remove any trademark, copyright or other notice from copies of the Content.
The Alzheimer Research Forum authorizes you to view or download a single copy of Content solely for your personal, noncommercial use if you include any copyright and proprietary rights notices that are contained in the Content.
Copyright Agent Contact Information
- Alzheimer Research Forum
- c/o Maggie Cleary
- One Main Street, 13th Floor
- Cambridge, MA 02142
Third Party Content and Sites
The Site includes news and information, commentary, research reports and data concerning research in Alzheimer disease and other subjects. Some of that Content is supplied by companies that are not affiliated with the Alzheimer Research Forum ("Third Party Content").
Although Third Party Content may be displayed on the Alzheimer Research Forum Site or available through a link to a third-party site, the Alzheimer Research Forum does not prepare, edit, or endorse Third Party Content. The Alzheimer Research Forum therefore does not guarantee its accuracy, timeliness, completeness or usefulness, and is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from third party sites.
Timeliness of Content
All Content on the Site is presented only as of the date published or indicated, and may be superseded by subsequent events or for the other reasons.
Because all servers have limited capacity and are used by many people, do not use the Site in any manner that could damage or overburden any Alzheimer Research Forum server, or any network connected to any Alzheimer Research Forum server. Do not use the Alzheimer Research Forum Site in any manner that would interfere with any other party's use of the Site.
Linking Policy and Trademarks
You may not copy, distribute, modify, post or frame-in the Site, including any part of any Content. Unless you and the Alzheimer Research Forum have agreed otherwise, links from another website to the Site must resolve to the top-level homepage of the Site. If you place a link on your or another web site to the Site, neither the web site nor the link may suggest that the Alzheimer Research Forum endorses, sponsors or is affiliated with any other site, entity, service or product, and may not make use of any trademarks or service marks of the Alzheimer Research Forum other than those contained within the text of the link. All trademarks and service marks on the Site belong to the Alzheimer Research Forum, except third party trademarks and service marks, which are the property of their respective owners.
Disclaimer of Medical Advice
The use of the Site and the Content, including Third Party Content, is at your own risk.
The Alzheimer Research Forum does not provide medical advice. The Content is for informational purposes only and is not intended to substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek advice from a qualified physician or health care professional about any medical concern, and do not disregard professional medical advice because of anything you may read on the Site. The view of individuals quoted on this Site are not necessarily those of the Alzheimer Research Forum.
The Alzheimer Research Forum does not endorse any company or product, and listing on the Site is not linked to corporate sponsorship nor does it imply any endorsement by the Alzheimer Research Forum. We do not make a claim to being comprehensive or up-to-date. If you would like to recommend information to post on the web site, please contact us.
Disclaimer of Warranties
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Limitation of Liability
IN NO EVENT WILL THE ALZHEIMER RESEARCH FORUM OR ITS OTHER CONTENT PROVIDERS BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANYONE ELSE FOR ANY DAMAGES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR INDIRECT DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, LOST PROFITS) OR DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM USE OR LOSS OF USE OF THE SITE AND THIRD PARTY CONTENT, INCONVENIENCE OR DELAY, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHER LEGAL THEORY. THIS IS TRUE EVEN IF THE ALZHEIMER RESEARCH FORUM OR ANY OTHER CONTENT PROVIDER HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES OR LOSSES. THE ALZHEIMER RESEARCH FORUM AND THE OTHER CONTENT PROVIDERS ARE NOT LIABLE FOR ANY PERSONAL INJURY INCLUDING DEATH. THE ALZHEIMER RESEARCH FORUM AND THE OTHER CONTENT PROVIDERS WILL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANYONE ELSE FOR ANY LOSS RESULTING FROM A CAUSE OVER WHICH SUCH PARTY DOES NOT HAVE DIRECT CONTROL. IF YOU LIVE IN A STATE THAT DOES NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY OR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SOME OR ALL OF THESE LIMITATIONS AND EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
As a condition of your use of the Site, you agree to indemnify and hold the Alzheimer Research Forum harmless from and against any and all claims, losses, liability, costs and expenses (including but not limited to attorneys' fees) arising from your use of the Site, or from your violation of these Terms and Conditions.
User Submissions to the Alzheimer Research Forum
The Alzheimer Research Forum has 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 Alzheimer Research Forum passwords or accounts. It is your sole responsibility to (1) control the dissemination and use of activation codes and passwords; (2) authorize, monitor, and control access to and use of your the Alzheimer Research Forum account and password; (3) promptly inform the Alzheimer Research Forum of any need to deactivate a password.
Use of the Alzheimer Research Forum
If you use the Site you are solely responsible for your own communications, the consequences of posting those communications, and your reliance on any communications found on the Site. The Alzheimer Research Forum and the Other Content Providers are not responsible for the consequences of any communications provided by you or other third parties on the Site.
In consideration of being allowed to participate in the interactive areas of the Site, you agree that you shall not (1) use the Site for any illegal purpose; (2) post material that infringes on the intellectual property rights of others or on the privacy or publicity rights of others or that is unlawful, obscene, defamatory, threatening, harassing, abusive, slanderous, hateful, or embarrassing to any other person or entity as determined by the Alzheimer Research Forum in its sole discretion, (3) post any commercially-oriented material, (4) distribute any viruses or other harmful computer code or (5) engage in any other conduct that restricts or inhibits, any other person from using or enjoying the Site, or which, in the judgment of the Alzheimer Research Forum, exposes the Alzheimer Research Forum or any of its site users or content providers to any liability or detriment of any type.
The Alzheimer Research Forum reserves the right (but is not obligated) to do any or all of the following:
1. Record the dialogue in public chat rooms.
2. Investigate an allegation that a communication(s) do(es) not conform to the terms of this section and determine in its sole discretion to remove or request the removal of the communication(s).
3. Edit or remove communications which fail to conform with these Terms and Conditions.
4. Terminate a user's access to any or all interactive areas of the Site upon any breach of these Terms and Conditions.
6. Edit or delete any communication(s) posted on the Site, regardless of whether such communication(s) violates these Terms and Conditions.
7. We reserve the right to edit comments and other text submissions posted to or otherwise submitted to our site. We also reserve the right not to post or to terminate the posting of comments or other text submissions. Please maintain a respectful and collegial tone in all comments and text submitted.
The Alzheimer Research Forum and the Other Content Providers have no liability or responsibility to users of the Site or any other person or entity for performance or non-performance of the aforementioned activities.
Unless otherwise agreed, these terms and their enforcement are governed by the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, without regard to conflicts of law, and shall inure to the benefit of the Alzheimer Research Forum's successors and assigns, whether by merger, consolidation, or otherwise.
Notice and Takedown Procedures: Copyright Agent
If you believe any materials accessible on or from the Site infringe your copyright, you may request removal of those materials (or access thereto) from the Site by contacting the Alzheimer Research Forum copyright agent (identified below) and providing the following information:
1. A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright allegedly infringed.
2. A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works are the subject of a single notice, a representative list of such works.
3. An identification of the allegedly infringing material, and a description of where that material is located on the Site.
4. Your address, telephone number, and email address.
5. A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that use of the disputed material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.
6. A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the information you provide in your notice is accurate and that you are the owner of the allegedly infringed copyright, or that you are authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner.
7. A signature or the electronic equivalent from the copyright holder or authorized representative.
The Alzheimer Research Forum's Agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement can be reached as follows:
- Alzheimer Research Forum
- One Main Street, 13th Floor
- Cambridge, MA 02142
In an effort to protect the copyright owners, the Alzheimer Research Forum maintains a policy for the termination, in appropriate circumstances, of members who are repeat infringers.
Except as expressly provided in another legal notice on the Site, these Terms and Conditions constitute the entire agreement between you and the Alzheimer Research Forum with respect to the use of the Site, and Content.
Thank you for your cooperation. We hope you find the Site helpful and convenient to use! Questions or comments regarding this website, including any reports of non-functioning links, should be submitted using our Contact Us Form.