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Welcome to FIBROIDSPECIALISTS.org (“the website”). The website is owned and operated by UNIVERSITY VASCULAR ASSOCIATES INC., a US based business with operations around the world ("UNIVERSITY VASCULAR ASSOCIATES"). These website and materials are designed to comply with relevant laws and regulations. This is a binding agreement ("Agreement") between UNIVERSITY VASCULAR ASSOCIATES and its affiliates and you ("You" or Your"). This Agreement governs Your use of the website (www.FIBROIDSPECIALISTS.org) and our website or websites (the "Site" or “Sites”), including, without limitation, all content such as text, information, images, forums, blog posts, software and other information, services and materials (collectively, the "Materials") and all information made available to You or by You through this Site by UNIVERSITY VASCULAR ASSOCIATES and/or third parties.
A. OWNERSHIP OF MATERIALS
All Materials are provided by UNIVERSITY VASCULAR ASSOCIATES unless indicated otherwise. All intellectual property rights in the Materials (including copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets and patents) are the property of UNIVERSITY VASCULAR ASSOCIATES unless indicated otherwise. UNIVERSITY VASCULAR ASSOCIATES retains all copyrights in the individual pages, and their components, and collective works available at the Site. The Materials are copyrighted and are protected by US federal and worldwide copyright laws and treaty provisions. They may not be copied, reproduced, modified, published, uploaded, posted, transmitted, performed, or distributed in any way, without UNIVERSITY VASCULAR ASSOCIATES's prior written permission. University Vascular Associates and the University Vascular Associates logo are registered trademarks of UNIVERSITY VASCULAR ASSOCIATES. All other names and trademarks are the property of their respective holders.
B. CONDITIONS OF USE AND TERMS
Any unauthorized use of any Materials or information at this Site may violate patent, copyright, trademark, and other laws. Any use of this Site or the Materials shall be considered a limited use license, not a transfer of title, and is subject to the following restrictions: You may not: (a) modify the Materials or use them for any commercial purpose, or any public display, performance, sale or rental; (b) decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble or make derivative works of the Materials; (c) remove any confidentiality, privacy, patent, copyright, trademark or other proprietary notices from the Materials; (d) transfer the Materials to another person or entity in manners inconsistent with this Agreement and current UNIVERSITY VASCULAR ASSOCIATES policies. You agree to prevent any unauthorized copying of the Materials or information.
2. MEDICAL DISCLAIMERS
The Materials available are for informational and educational purposes only and are not a substitute for the professional judgment of a health care professional in diagnosing and treating patients. UNIVERSITY VASCULAR ASSOCIATES or You are not permitted to advise, diagnose, or otherwise treat users of this Site. Neither the content nor any other service offered by or through this Site is intended to be for medical diagnosis or treatment. Persons accessing this information assume full responsibility for the use of the information and agree that UNIVERSITY VASCULAR ASSOCIATES is not responsible or liable for any claim, loss, or damage arising from the use of the information. UNIVERSITY VASCULAR ASSOCIATES does not recommend or endorse any specific drugs, tests, physicians, products, procedures, opinions, "off-label" drug uses or other information that may be mentioned on the Site. Your reliance upon the Materials obtained or used by You is solely at Your own risk.
3. PATIENT DATA AND LEGAL COMPLIANCE
The Site is not intended for the transmission, storing, review or receipt of confidential patient information ("Patient Information"). However, if you upload such Patient Information to the Site, the following terms apply. Applicable laws, as well as ethical and licensure requirements of Your profession may impose obligations with respect to patient confidentiality that may limit the ability of physicians, health care providers, and persons acting on their behalf, to make use of certain Materials or to transmit certain information to third parties. You represent and warrant that You will, at all times during the term of this Agreement and thereafter, comply with all laws directly or indirectly applicable to You that may now or hereafter govern the gathering, use, transmission, processing, receipt, reporting, disclosure, maintenance, and storage of the Patient Information, and use Your best efforts to cause all persons or entities under Your direction or control to comply with such laws. You are, at all times during the term of this Agreement and thereafter, solely responsible for obtaining and maintaining all patient consents, if applicable, and all other legally necessary consents or permissions required or advisable to disclose, process, retrieve, transmit, and view the Patient Information You transmit, store, or receive in connection with the Site, the Materials and any third party site. You agree that UNIVERSITY VASCULAR ASSOCIATES, its licensors and licensees, and all other persons or entities involved in the operation of the Materials and functionalities provided through the Site, have the right to monitor, retrieve, store, review and use Patient Information, if applicable, in connection with the operation or use such Materials, and are acting on Your behalf in transmitting Patient Information.
WE CANNOT AND DO NOT ASSUME ANY RESPONSIBILITY FOR YOUR USE OR MISUSE OF PATIENT INFORMATION OR OTHER INFORMATION TRANSMITTED, MONITORED, STORED OR RECEIVED WHILE USING THE SITE OR THE MATERIALS. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO AMEND OR DELETE ANY MATERIAL (ALONG WITH THE RIGHT TO REVOKE ANY MEMBERSHIP OR RESTRICT ACCESS TO PREMIER ENDOVASCULAR) THAT IN OUR SOLE DISCRETION VIOLATES THE ABOVE.
4. GENERAL DISCLAIMERS
THE MATERIALS AND THE SITE IS PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY OF ANY KIND INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, OR FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR WARRANTIES ARISING BY COURSE OF DEALING OR CUSTOM OR TRADE. IN NO EVENT SHALL UNIVERSITY VASCULAR ASSOCIATES, ITS PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES AND THEIR RESPECTIVE MEMBERS, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, STOCKHOLDERS AND AGENTS BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY OTHER ENTITY FOR ANY AND ALL DAMAGES INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO DIRECT, COMPENSATORY, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF INFORMATION AND LOSS OF BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES) ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO (1) THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE MATERIALS, OR (2) RELIANCE ON THE CONTENT AND MATERIALS OR THE SITE, OR (3) ERRORS, INACCURACIES, OMISSIONS, DEFECTS, UNTIMELINESS, SECURITY BREACHES, OR (4) INFORMATION COMMUNICATED THROUGH CHAT ROOMS OR MESSAGE BOARDS, (5) THE COMPLIANCE WITH ANY LAW, RULE, REGULATION, LAW ENFORCEMENT, GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS OR LEGAL AUTHORITY OR THE LIKE, OR (6) ANY OTHER FAILURE TO PERFORM BY UNIVERSITY VASCULAR ASSOCIATES OR UNIVERSITY VASCULAR ASSOCIATES'S CONTENT PROVIDERS. THE FOREGOING SHALL APPLY REGARDLESS OF WHETHER UNIVERSITY VASCULAR ASSOCIATES HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. UNIVERSITY VASCULAR ASSOCIATES ALSO MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES THAT YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE SITE, MATERIALS, OR THIRD PARTY SITES (1) WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, (2) IS FREE OF VIRUSES, UNAUTHORIZED CODE, OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS, (3) IS SECURE, OR (4) WILL MEET YOUR SATISFACTION. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR TAKING ALL PRECAUTIONS YOU BELIEVE NECESSARY OR ADVISABLE TO PROTECT YOU AGAINST ANY CLAIM, DAMAGE, LOSS OR HAZARD THAT MAY ARISE BY VIRTUE OF YOUR USE OF THE SITE. Because some jurisdictions may not permit each of these disclaimers and limitations, the above limitation may not apply to You. UNIVERSITY VASCULAR ASSOCIATES and its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates and their respective members, directors, officers, employees, stockholders and agents further do not warrant the accuracy or completeness of the information, text, graphics, links or other items contained within these Materials. UNIVERSITY VASCULAR ASSOCIATES may make changes to these Materials, or to the services and/or products described therein, at any time without notice. UNIVERSITY VASCULAR ASSOCIATES makes no commitment to update the Materials. Any description of Materials is not a representation that any such Materials are available for sale or distribution in Your location.
5. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
IF, NOTWITHSTANDING THE OTHER TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT, UNIVERSITY VASCULAR ASSOCIATES SHOULD HAVE ANY LIABILITY TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY LOSS, HARM OR DAMAGE, YOU AND UNIVERSITY VASCULAR ASSOCIATES AGREE THAT SUCH LIABILITY SHALL UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES EXCEED THE VALUE OF $50.00. YOU AND UNIVERSITY VASCULAR ASSOCIATES AGREE THAT THE FOREGOING LIMITATION OF LIABILITY IS AN AGREED ALLOCATION OF RISK BETWEEN YOU AND UNIVERSITY VASCULAR ASSOCIATES. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT ABSENT YOUR AGREEMENT TO THIS LIMITATION OF LIABILITY, UNIVERSITY VASCULAR ASSOCIATES WOULD NOT PROVIDE THE SITE OR MATERIALS TO YOU.
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold UNIVERSITY VASCULAR ASSOCIATES, its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates and their respective members, directors, officers, employees, stockholders and agents harmless against any losses, expenses, costs or damages (including UNIVERSITY VASCULAR ASSOCIATES's reasonable attorneys' fees, expert fees' and other reasonable costs of litigation) arising from, incurred as a result of, or in any manner related to (1) Your breach of this Agreement, (2) Your unauthorized or unlawful use of the Site or the Materials, and (3) the unauthorized or unlawful use of the Site by any other person using Your ID.
7. COOPERATION WITH GOVERNMENT AUTHORITIES
If necessary and in accordance with applicable law, UNIVERSITY VASCULAR ASSOCIATES will comply with local, state, federal, international and/or worldwide with all laws, rules, regulations, law enforcement, government officials, legal authority or the like.
8. LINKS TO OTHER MATERIALS
The linked sites are not necessarily under the control of UNIVERSITY VASCULAR ASSOCIATES and UNIVERSITY VASCULAR ASSOCIATES is not responsible for nor does it certify the content of any linked site or any link contained in a non-affiliated linked site. UNIVERSITY VASCULAR ASSOCIATES reserves the right to terminate any link or linking program at any time. UNIVERSITY VASCULAR ASSOCIATES has selected the links for Your convenience. The selection or omission of links is not intended to endorse any particular companies or products. If You decide to access any of the third party sites linked to this Site, You do this entirely at Your own risk. Any links to any portion of the Site shall be the responsibility of the linking party, and UNIVERSITY VASCULAR ASSOCIATES shall not be responsible for notification of any change in name or location of any information of the Site. UNIVERSITY VASCULAR ASSOCIATES reserves the right to request any web site administrator to disable or remove any link that violates any rights of UNIVERSITY VASCULAR ASSOCIATES or causes interruption or deterioration of Materials provided by UNIVERSITY VASCULAR ASSOCIATES. Failure to abide by this request shall be dealt with as provided in this section.
9. APPLICABLE LAWS
This Site is controlled by UNIVERSITY VASCULAR ASSOCIATES from its global offices. UNIVERSITY VASCULAR ASSOCIATES makes no representation that Materials in this Site are appropriate or available for use in all locations. Those who choose to access this Site from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws. You may not use or export the Materials in violation of applicable export laws or regulations. Any claim relating to the Materials shall be governed by local applicable law.
10. DISPUTE RESOLUTION
Any dispute between UNIVERSITY VASCULAR ASSOCIATES and You arising out of this Agreement shall be resolved first by direct communication with one or more of UNIVERSITY VASCULAR ASSOCIATES's management team members. Should UNIVERSITY VASCULAR ASSOCIATES and You be unable to resolve the dispute by communication and both You and UNIVERSITY VASCULAR ASSOCIATES jointly agree to do so, UNIVERSITY VASCULAR ASSOCIATES or You may submit any dispute arising out of or relating to this Agreement, or the breach thereof, to final and binding arbitration administered by the American Arbitration Association or its equivalent nearest the place of Your professional. The arbitrator shall fully implement the intent and purposes of this Agreement.
11. ENTIRE AGREEMENT
Your right to access and use the Site and Materials immediately terminates without further notice upon Your breach of this Agreement or if You are found to be in violation of UNIVERSITY VASCULAR ASSOCIATES's Code of Conduct. UNIVERSITY VASCULAR ASSOCIATES may terminate this Agreement and/or Your right to use the Site and Materials at any time, with or without cause. Sections 1, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, and 18 of this Agreement survive the expiration or termination of this Agreement for any reason whatsoever. UNIVERSITY VASCULAR ASSOCIATES reserves the right to discontinue or make changes to the Site and/or Materials at any time.
UNIVERSITY VASCULAR ASSOCIATES may assign this Agreement, in whole or in part, in its sole discretion. You may not assign Your rights under this Agreement without UNIVERSITY VASCULAR ASSOCIATES's prior written permission. Any attempt by You to assign Your rights under this Agreement without UNIVERSITY VASCULAR ASSOCIATES's permission shall be void.
14. WAIVER OF BREACH
Any failure to enforce any term or provision of this Agreement shall not be deemed a waiver of that or any other breach of that or any other term or provision of this Agreement. In addition, any failure to enforce any term or provision of this Agreement shall not constitute a waiver of a future breach of that or any other term or provision of this Agreement.
15. FORCE MAJEURE
UNIVERSITY VASCULAR ASSOCIATES shall not be liable for any failure or unavailability of the Site and/or the Materials or failure by UNIVERSITY VASCULAR ASSOCIATES to perform a transaction as a result of strikes, lockouts, calamities, acts of God, unavailability of suppliers, the loss or destruction of data, the deletion or corruption of storage media, power failures, natural phenomena, riots, acts of vandalism, acts or omissions of civil or military authority, war, terrorism or any other event beyond UNIVERSITY VASCULAR ASSOCIATES's control.
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University Vascular Associates Inc.
1082 Glendon Ave.
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The headings of articles and sections contained in this Agreement are for reference purposes only and shall not affect in any way the meaning or interpretation of this Agreement.
If any provision of this Agreement shall be held, be deemed or shall in fact be, invalid, inoperative or unenforceable as applied to any particular case or circumstance because of the conflicts of any provision with any law, regulation, ordinance or for any other reason, the provision or provisions in question shall not be invalid, inoperative or unenforceable in any other case or circumstance, nor shall any other provision or provisions herein contained thereby be or become invalid, inoperative or unenforceable and such provision shall be reformed so that it would be valid, operative and enforceable to the maximum extent permitted in such circumstances.
UNIVERSITY VASCULAR ASSOCIATES reserves the right to make changes to this Agreement at any time without advance notice. UNIVERSITY VASCULAR ASSOCIATES agrees to post all amended forms of this Agreement on the Site and such amended forms shall be effective immediately upon its posting. It is at all times Your responsibility to read the most current form of this Agreement before using the Site to ensure that You agree to the terms and conditions of any amendments made to this Agreement. You agree that these standards for notice of amendments to this Agreement are reasonable. You understand and agree that if you use the UNIVERSITY VASCULAR ASSOCIATES services or access the Site after the date on which the amendment has been posted, You consent to such amendment.