Last updated: 10/06/18
Please read these Terms and Conditions (“Terms”, “Terms and Conditions”) carefully before using the www.societyofclinicalsurgery.com website (the “Website”) operated by the Society of Clinical Surgery (“us”, “we”, or “our”).
Your access to and use of the Website is conditioned on your acceptance of and compliance with these Terms. These Terms apply to all visitors, users and others who access or use the Website.
This Website is not for use by any minors (defined as those who are not at least 18 years of age), and you must not use this Website if you are a minor.
By accessing or using the Website, you agree to be bound by these Terms. If you disagree with any part of the terms then you may not access the Website.
Our Website allows you to post, link, store, share and otherwise make available certain information such as text, graphics, videos or other material (“Content”). With respect to your Content, by submitting it, you grant the Society of Clinical Surgery a non-exclusive, worldwide, irrevocable, royalty-free, sublicensable license to use, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate and distribute it in any and all media.
Your Content must be your own and must not be infringing on any third party’s rights. The Society of Clinical Surgery reserves the right to remove any of your Content from the Website at any time, and for any reason, without notice.
Intellectual Property Rights
Other than Content you own, which you may have opted to include on this Website, under these Terms, the Society of Clinical Surgery and/or its licensors own all rights to the intellectual property and material contained in this Website, and all such rights are reserved.
You are granted a limited license only, subject to the restrictions provided in these Terms, for the purposes of viewing the material contained on this Website.
You are expressly and emphatically restricted from all of the following:
- publishing any Website material in any media;
- selling, sublicensing and/or otherwise commercializing any Website material;
- publicly performing and/or showing any Website material;
- using this Website in any way that is, or may be, damaging to this Website;
- using this Website in any way that impacts user access to this Website;
- using this Website contrary to applicable laws and regulations, or in a way that causes, or may cause, harm to the Website, or to any person or business entity;
- engaging in any data mining, data harvesting, data extracting or any other similar activity in relation to this Website, or while using this Website; and
- using this Website to engage in any advertising or marketing.
Certain areas of this Website are restricted from access by you, and the Society of Clinical Surgery may further restrict access by you to any areas of this Website, at any time, in its sole and absolute discretion. Any user ID and password you may have for this Website are confidential and you must maintain confidentiality of such information.
Links to Other Websites
Our Website may contain links to third-party web sites or services that are not owned or controlled by the Society of Clinical Surgery.
The Society of Clinical Surgery has no control over and assumes no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third-party websites or services. You further acknowledge and agree that the Society of Clinical Surgery shall 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 on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such websites or services.
This Website is provided “as is,” with all faults, and the Society of Clinical Surgery makes no express or implied representations or warranties, of any kind related to this Website or the materials contained on this Website. Additionally, nothing contained on this Website shall be construed as providing consult or advice to you.
Limitation of Liability
In no event shall the Society of Clinical Surgery, nor any of its officers, directors and employees, be liable to you for anything arising out of or in any way connected with your use of this Website, whether such liability is under contract, tort or otherwise, and the Society of Clinical Surgery, including its officers, directors and employees, shall not be liable for any indirect, consequential or special liability arising out of or in any way related to your use of this Website.
You hereby indemnify to the fullest extent the Society of Clinical Surgery from and against any and all liabilities, costs, demands, causes of action, damages and expenses (including reasonable attorney’s fees) arising out of or in any way related to your breach of any of the provisions of these Terms.
If any provision of these Terms is found to be unenforceable or invalid under any applicable law, such unenforceability or invalidity shall not render these Terms unenforceable or invalid as a whole, and such provisions shall be deleted without affecting the remaining provisions herein.
Variation of Terms
The Society of Clinical Surgery is permitted to revise these Terms at any time as it sees fit, and by using this Website you are expected to review such Terms on a regular basis to ensure you understand all terms and conditions governing use of this Website.
The Society of Clinical Surgery shall be permitted to assign, transfer and subcontract its rights and/or obligations under these Terms without any notification or consent required. However, you shall not be permitted to assign, transfer or subcontract any of your rights and/or obligations under these Terms.
These Terms, including any legal notices and disclaimers contained on this Website, constitute the entire agreement between the Society of Clinical Surgery and you in relation to your use of this Website, and supersede all prior agreements and understandings with respect to the same.
Governing Law & Jurisdiction
These Terms will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Wisconsin, and you submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts located in Wisconsin for the resolution of any disputes.
If you have any questions about these Terms, please contact us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.