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Web site Notice Regarding Medical Advice
THE SITE DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE. The Site materials, such as text, graphics, images, and information obtained from AbilityPath are for informational purposes only. The Site materials are not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician, therapist or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment. Never disregard professional advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this Site.
Intellectual Property Rights
All Site content and materials, including any intellectual property rights in such Site materials, are the property of AbilityPath, its affiliates, licensors, or the designated owners, and are protected by applicable intellectual property laws. You should assume that everything you see on AbilityPath is copyrighted unless otherwise noted, and may not be used without our written permission except as provided in these Terms.
Limited Right to Use Web site
Subject to these Terms, you may view, copy, print, and download the Site content and materials solely for personal and informational purposes without modification in any way. You may not (i) copy, distribute, or use the Site content and materials for any commercial purpose, (ii) make derivative works of the Site materials, or (iii) incorporate the Site materials in any other web page or work. The Site and the Site content and materials, and all intellectual property rights therein, are the property of AbilityPath and its licensors, and no ownership interest is transferred by virtue of making the Site materials available on the Site or granting the foregoing licenses. All reproductions of the Site content and materials or portions thereof must keep intact all copyright and proprietary notices. Further, nothing contained in the Site shall be construed as conferring by implication, or otherwise, any license or right under any patent or trademark of AbilityPath or any third-party
Use of content
Subject to these terms you may view or download a single copy of the material on the AbilityPath Site solely for your personal, noncommercial use if you include the following copyright notice: "Copyright ©2009, AbilityPath.org. All rights reserved" and other copyright and proprietary rights notices that are contained in the Site content and materials. You may not (i) copy, distribute, or use the Site content and materials for any commercial purpose, (ii) make derivative works of the Site content and materials, (iii) incorporate the Site content and materials in any other web page or work, or (iv) modify the site content and materials in any way.
The Site content and materials is protected by copyright under both United States and foreign laws. Title to the Site content and materials remains with AbilityPath, its affiliates or its licensors. Any use of the Site content and materials not expressly permitted by these Terms and Conditions is a breach of these Terms and Conditions and may violate copyright, trademark, and other laws. Content and features are subject to change or termination without notice in the editorial discretion of AbilityPath. All rights not expressly granted herein are reserved to AbilityPath and its licensors.
If you violate any of these Terms and Conditions, your permission to use the Site automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any copies you have made of any portion of the Site content and materials.
Content You Submit to or Post on the Web site
In the event that you post your own copyrightable content on the Site or give AbilityPath permission to post your copyrightable content on the Web site, you retain ownership of ownership of any copyright you claim to your submitted content. However, by posting your content or giving AbilityPath permission to post your content you automatically grant AbilityPath a royalty-free, paid-up, non-exclusive, worldwide, irrevocable, perpetual license to (i) use, make, sell, offer to sell, have made, and further sublicense any such User Materials, and (ii) reproduce, distribute, create derivative works of, publicly perform and publicly display the User Materials in any medium or format, whether now known or later developed.
You agree not to submit or post User Content to this Site or AbilityPath except for content that is fully authorized for purposes of this Site and these Terms, and you will not infringe upon any person's intellectual property rights in connection with such submissions. It is your obligation to determine the extent to which User Content you submit is protected by applicable intellectual property laws. You are solely responsible for the content of your communications and their legality under all laws and regulations. Opinions and viewpoints expressed in User Content is that of the user and not AbilityPath, its partners or funders. AbilityPath does not endorse any User Content. Nothing in these Terms shall obligate AbilityPath to use any User Materials you submit or post any such User Content on this Site.
User submissions — image, video, audio files
You agree to only post or upload Media (like photos, videos or audio) that you have taken yourself or that you have all rights to transmit and license and which do not violate trademark, copyright, privacy or any other rights of any other person. Photos or videos of celebrities and cartoon or comic images are usually copyrighted by the owner.
To protect your privacy, you agree that you will not submit any media that contains Personally Identifiable Information (like name, phone number, email address or web site URL.) of you or of anyone else. Uploading media like images or video of other people without their permission is strictly prohibited. You will also refrain from conveying medical sensitive information about you, your child or any one else you are related to or know that would infringe on HIPAA regulations.
By uploading any media on the AbilityPath site, you warrant that you have permission from all persons appearing in your media for you to make this contribution and grant rights described herein. Never post a picture or video of or with someone else unless you have their explicit permission.
You agree that you will not upload any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or this Site.
By uploading any media like a photo or video, (a) you grant to AbilityPath a perpetual, non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free license to use, copy, print, display, reproduce, modify, publish, post, transmit and distribute the media and any material included in the media; and (b) you certify that any person pictured in the submitted media (or, if a minor, his/her parent/legal guardian) authorizes AbilityPath to use, copy, print, display, reproduce, modify, publish, post, transmit and distribute the media and any material included in such media; and (c) you agree to indemnify AbilityPath and its affiliates, directors, officers, employees, and funders and hold them harmless from any and all claims and expenses, including attorneys' fees, arising from the media and/or your failure to comply with these the terms described in this document.
You agree that you may receive emails containing messages, articles, comments, endorsements, or other information from other users of the Site (“User Email”) who may do so by clicking on “send a message” in connection with your profile, the latter being linked to your email address. You acknowledge that AbilityPath has no authority or control over, and is not responsible for the content or other aspects of, or links in, any User Emails. Furthermore, AbilityPath has no obligation to verify the content of, or links, in any User Email. If you decide to open, or access any links in, any User Email, you do this entirely at your own risk.
You are responsible for taking all reasonable steps to ensure that no unauthorized person shall have access to your AbilityPath 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 AbilityPath account and password; (3) promptly inform AbilityPath of any need to deactivate a password. You grant AbilityPath and all other persons or entities involved in the operation of the Site the right to transmit, monitor, retrieve, store, and use your information in connection with the operation of the Site. AbilityPath cannot and does not assume any responsibility or liability for any information you submit, or your or third parties' use or misuse of information transmitted or received using AbilityPath tools and services.
AbilityPath Community and member to member areas ("public areas")
If you use a Public Area, such as forums, blogs, or other member communities, you are solely responsible for your own communications, the consequences of posting those communications, and your reliance on any communications found in the Public Areas. AbilityPath, its funders and its licensors are not responsible for the consequences of any communications in the Public Areas. In cases where you feel threatened or believe someone else is in danger, you should contact your local law enforcement agency immediately. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately.
In consideration of being allowed to use the Public Areas, you agree that the following actions shall constitute a material breach of these Terms and Conditions:
AbilityPath reserves the right (but is not obligated) to do any or all of the following:
AbilityPath, its funders or its licensors have no liability or responsibility to users of the Site or any other person or entity for performance or nonperformance of the aforementioned activities.
Advertisements, searches, and links to other sites
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