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VISITOR'S AGREEMENT AND RULES OF CONDUCT FOR HealthTeacher SITE
Use and participation in HealthTeacher's Web site is contingent upon your acceptance of the following terms and rules. By using our Web site, you accept these terms. In addition, your continued use of our Web site after a change has been made to the policies of our Web sites implies your assent to those changes. "HealthTeacher" refers to HealthTeacher.com which is owned and managed by HealthTeacher, INC. The material and content contained in HealthTeacher's Web site is provided for general health information only and is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Users of this Web site should not rely exclusively on information provided in this Web site for their own health needs. All specific medical questions should be presented to your own health care provider.
SUBSCRIPTION SERVICES Access to all but a limited section of HealthTeacher.com is restricted to individual or corporate subscribers (schools, school districts, other such systems). Access to the full site is achieved through the use of assigned passcodes. The unauthorized sharing of passcodes will be prosecuted. The annual subscription price grants access to the website for one year from subscription start up. There is no pro-rating of the subscription price. HealthTeacher reserves the right to cancel any subscription at any time.
PERMITTED USE OF THIS SITE Except as indicated to the contrary elsewhere on this Site, visitors and subscribers may view, copy and print the Content available on this site subject to the following conditions: a. The Content is used solely for informational purposes; b. The Content is not provided, sold, licensed or leased (nor is access provided to the Content) to any other entity for any fee or other consideration; c. All copyright, trademark and other proprietary rights and notices included in the Content as presented on the Site appear on all copies; d. The written Content is not modified or altered in any way; and e. No Graphics are used separately from accompanying text. In using the Site, including all Content and Services available through it, you agree that you shall not: a. Send unsolicited commercial email to the email addresses appearing on the Site (spam, chain emails, advertising solicitations and similar email solicitations are expressly prohibited); b. Delete, modify, hack or attempt to change or alter any of the Content on the Site; c. Use any device, software or routine intended to damage or otherwise interfere with the proper functioning of the Site or servers or networks connected to the Site, or take any other action that interferes with other parties' use of the Site; d. Use any robot, spider or other automatic or manual device or process for the purpose of harvesting or compiling information on the Site for purposes other than for a generally available search engine; e. Use any HealthTeacher names, service marks, or trademarks without our prior written consent, including without limitation as metatags, search engine keywords, or hidden text; f. Use any material or information, including images or photographs, which are made available through this Site in any manner that infringes any copyright, trademank, patent, trade secret or other proprietary right of any party; or g. Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights of any third party. You agree to comply with all local rules regarding online conduct and acceptable content. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, you agree to comply with all applicable laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from the United States or the country in which you reside.
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All trademarks are owned by HealthTeacher, INC. All rights reserved. The images and materials found in the Web site are copyrighted or otherwise proprietary and may be downloaded and/or reprinted for personal use only. Permission to reprint or electronically reproduce any document, stills, audio, video footage or any other materials in whole or in part for any reason is expressly prohibited, unless prior written consent is obtained from the respective copyright holder.
COPYRIGHT GUIDELINES All articles, lesson guides, original art work, video, audio, and photos in HealthTeacher.com content are copyrighted by HealthTeacher, INC. and HealthTeacher.com. You may not transfer content from HealthTeacher.com to another web-site. HealthTeacher content is intended for educational use by the subscriber for non-commercial health education purposes only. HealthTeacher content may be used in commercial settings only when appropriate agreements are in place. As a subscriber, you may print and save lesson plans and articles for professional use. When HealthTeacher is printed or copied, attribution must be given by showing the copyright at the bottom of the page.
REPRINT PERMISSION FOR COMMERCIAL USE To request permission to reprint articles, photos or graphics from HealthTeacher for commercial purposes, please contact:
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Reprint permission approval may involve a fee, which is payable before reprint rights are granted. Material can be provided to you in various electronic and print formats. Please inquire for specific details. Permission to reprint material is granted subject to use in full. Use of HealthTeacher masthead, flag or logo is prohibited. All material must carry the message: "Reprinted with permission from HealthTeacher.com."
Acceptable Reprint Uses (upon approval) a. Republishing or using staff-written articles in journals, magazines, tabloids, newspapers, newsletters, dissertations, textbooks, books, slide shows, brochures, pamphlets, CD-ROMs, DVDs and feature films. b. Making multiple photocopies for use within an organization or company, or as a handout. c. Making copies of articles for coursepacks to be sold to students or for use in electronic coursepacks. d. Using articles / photographs for insurance claims or court cases. e. Posting articles on a company or organization Intranet or website. Unacceptable Reprint Use:
Using Content, articles, graphics or photographs for advertisements, commercials.
HYPERLINKS TO THE WEBSITE You may hyperlink to the home page of HealthTeacher.com from any Acceptable Site*, but the following conditions apply:
• You may not frame the Site or any portion of the Site
• The hyperlink to the Site is not used in a way that suggest that HealthTeacher endorses you or your website
• You obtain HealthTeacher's prior written approval if you intend to use any logos, trademarks, or other copyrighted material for such link
• The link to the Site is not used or presented in any way that disparages HealthTeacher or tarnishes, blurs or dilutes the quality of HealthTeacher's name or trademark or any associated good will.
• Any link or authorized logo used as a link include appropriate legends or other proprietary notices
• The link to the Site is not displayed on any web page that displays objectionable content or links, and
• You agree that we may terminate your right to link or hyperlink to the Site at anytime for any reason or for no reason.
• An Acceptable site means a web site that displays no objectionable content, including, but not limited to, any content, information in any medium or format, such as text, data, graphics, audio or video, that: (i) is libelous or defamatory, pornographic, sexually explicit, unlawful or plagiarized; (ii) a reasonable person would consider harassing, abusive, threatening, harmful, profane, obscene, racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable or offensive in any way; (iii) constitutes a breach of any person's privacy or publicity rights, a misrepresentation of facts, hate speech or an infringement or any third party's intellectual property or proprietary rights of any kind, including without limitation, copyright, patent, trademark, industrial design, trade secret, confidentiality or moral rights; or (iv) violates or encourages others to violate any applicable law.
VISITOR'S INDEMNIFICATION / OBLIGATIONS a. In consideration for your use of and access to HealthTeacher Web site, you agree that in no event will HealthTeacher, its affiliated or related entities, its content providers or any other party involved in creating, producing or delivering this Web site or any site linked to this Web site, be responsible or liable to you or entity in any manner whatsoever (including, but not limited to, persons who may use or rely on such data or materials or to whom such data and materials are furnished) for any loss, damage (whether actual, consequential or punitive), injury, claim, liability, or other cause of any kind or character whatsoever based upon or resulting from any information provided in HealthTeacher's Web site, or arising from any decision made or action or non-action taken by you or any other person in reliance upon the information provided through HealthTeacher's Web site, even if you advise HealthTeacher of the possibility of any claims or damages. b. You, as a visitor and/or user of HealthTeacher's Web site, agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless HealthTeacher, INC., its parents, subsidiaries, and affiliated companies and their respective directors, officers, employees, and agents from and against all claims, losses, costs, and expenses (including attorneys' fees) arising out of your use of HealthTeacher's Web site, or arising out of any violation of laws or these Rules of Conduct committed by you, including, without limitation, any communication by you which is claimed to be defamatory, obscene or otherwise unlawful, or which is claimed to violate the copyright, trademark, proprietary or other rights of third parties, or which constitutes a submission of materials.
DISCLAIMER HealthTeacher has made and will continue to make efforts to include accurate and current information on this website. However, the materials HealthTeacher.com are provided "as is" and to the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, HealthTeacher disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, without limitation, implied warranties of merchant ability and fitness for a particular purpose. HealthTeacher does not assume any responsibility of risk for your use of the web site. HealthTeacher does not warrant that the functions contained in the materials will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that HealthTeacher website or server that makes such sites available are free of viruses or other harmful components. HealthTeacher does not warrant or make any representations regarding the use or the results of the use of any of the materials on HealthTeacher's website in terms of their correctness, accuracy, reliability, completeness, timeliness, or otherwise. None of the information contained in this website shall be construed as an indication of HealthTeacher views, opinions or recommendation or endorsement thereof. Except as specifically stated otherwise, HealthTeacher does not endorse, operate, control or assume responsibility for any product, brand,method, treatment, information or services on the website, in any way.The user assumes the sole cost of all necessary servicing, repair, or correction. Applicable lay may not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so the above exclusion may not apply.
TERMINATION HealthTeacher shall have the right to immediately terminate your use of HealthTeacher's Web site if HealthTeacher determines, in its sole discretion, that you have violated the Rules of Conduct set forth above or otherwise breached this agreement, or have engaged in conduct which HealthTeacher determines, in its sole discretion, to be unacceptable. While HealthTeacher recognizes that its message boards may be regarded as a public forum, it is not applicable under the First Amendment as a venue of free speech. HealthTeacher reserves the right to remove any postings to our message boards at our sole discretion.