Agreement between User and Cleveland Clinic Laboratories
The Cleveland Clinic Laboratories website is comprised of various webpages operated by Cleveland Clinic Laboratories.
The Cleveland Clinic Laboratories website is offered to you conditioned on your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions, and notices contained herein. Your use of the Cleveland Clinic Laboratories website constitutes your agreement to all such terms, conditions, and notices.
Cleveland Clinic Laboratories reserves the right to change the terms, conditions, and notices under which the Cleveland Clinic Laboratories website is offered, including but not limited to the charges associated with the use of the Cleveland Clinic Laboratories website.
Links to Third Party Sites
The Cleveland Clinic Laboratories website may contain links to other websites (“linked sites”). The linked sites are not under the control of Cleveland Clinic Laboratories and Cleveland Clinic Laboratories is not responsible for the contents of any linked site, including without limitation any link contained in a linked site, or any changes or updates to a linked site. Cleveland Clinic Laboratories is not responsible for webcasting or any other form of transmission received from any linked site. Cleveland Clinic Laboratories is providing these links to you only as a convenience and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Cleveland Clinic Laboratories of the site or any association with its operators.
No unlawful of prohibited use
As a condition of your use of the Cleveland Clinic Laboratories website, you warrant to Cleveland Clinic Laboratories that you will not use the Cleveland Clinic Laboratories website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices. You may not use the Cleveland Clinic Laboratories website in any manner which could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Cleveland Clinic Laboratories website or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the Cleveland Clinic Laboratories website. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the Cleveland Clinic Laboratories websites.
Use of Communication Services
The Cleveland Clinic Laboratories website may contain bulletin board services, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities, personal web pages, calendars, and/or other message or communication facilities designed to enable you to communicate with the public at large or with a group (collectively, “Communication Services”). You agree to use the Communication Services only to post, send and receive messages and material that are proper and related to the particular Communication Service. By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree that when using a Communication Service, you will not:
- Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten, or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others.
- Publish, post, upload, distribute, or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent, or unlawful topic, name, material, or information.
- Upload files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy of publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents.
- Upload files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another’s computer.
- Advertise or offer to sell or buy any goods or services for any business purpose, unless such Communication Service specifically allows such messages.
- Conduct or forward surveys, contests, pyramid schemes, or chain letters.
- Download any file posted by another user of a Communication Service that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner.
- Falsify or delete any author attributions, legal, or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded.
- Restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Communication Services.
- Violate any code of conduct or other guidelines which may be applicable for any particular Communication Service.
- Harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including e-mail addresses, without their consent.
- Violate any applicable laws or regulations.
Cleveland Clinic Laboratories has no obligation to monitor the Communication Services. However, Cleveland Clinic Laboratories reserves the right to review materials posted to a Communication Service and to remove any materials in its sole discretion. Cleveland Clinic Laboratories reserves the right to terminate your access to any or all of the Communication Services at any time without notice for any reason whatsoever.
Cleveland Clinic Laboratories reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process, or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post, or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in Cleveland Clinic Laboratories’s sole discretion.
Always use caution when giving out any personally identifying information about yourself or your children in any Communication Service. Cleveland Clinic Laboratories does not control or endorse the content, messages, or information found in any Communication Service and, therefore, Cleveland Clinic Laboratories specifically disclaims any liability with regard to the Communication Services and any actions resulting from your participation in any Communication Service. Managers and hosts are not authorized Cleveland Clinic Laboratories spokespersons, and their views do not necessarily reflect those of Cleveland Clinic Laboratories.
Materials uploaded to a Communication Service may be subject to posted limitations on usage, reproduction, and/or dissemination. You are responsible for adhering to such limitations if you download the materials.
Materials provided to Cleveland Clinic Laboratories or posted at any Cleveland Clinic Laboratories Website
Cleveland Clinic Laboratories does not claim ownership of the materials you provide to Cleveland Clinic Laboratories (including feedback and suggestions) or post, upload, input, or submit to any Cleveland Clinic Laboratories website or its associated services (collectively “Submissions”). However, by posting, uploading, inputting, providing, or submitting your Submission, you are granting Cleveland Clinic Laboratories, its affiliated companies, and necessary sublicensees permission to use your Submission in connection with the operation of their Internet businesses including, without limitation, the rights to: copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate, and reformat your Submission and to publish your name in connection with your Submission.
No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of your Submission, as provided herein. Cleveland Clinic Laboratories is under no obligation to post or use any Submission you may provide and may remove any Submission at any time in Cleveland Clinic Laboratories’s sole discretion.
By posting, uploading, inputting, providing, or submitting your Submission, you warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to your Submission as described in this section including, without limitation, all the rights necessary for you to provide, post, upload, input, or submit the Submissions.
The information, software, products, and services included in or available through the Cleveland Clinic Laboratories website may include inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes are periodically added to the information herein. Cleveland Clinic Laboratories and/or its suppliers may make improvements and/or changes to the Cleveland Clinic Laboratories website at any time. Advice received via the Cleveland Clinic Laboratories website should not be relied upon for personal, medical, legal, or financial decisions; you should consult an appropriate professional for specific advice tailored to your situation.
Cleveland Clinic Laboratories and/or its suppliers make no representations about the suitability, reliability, availability, timeliness, and accuracy of the information, software, products, services, and related graphics contained on the Cleveland Clinic Laboratories website for any purpose. To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, all such information, software, products, services, and related graphics are provided “as is” without warranty or condition of any kind. Cleveland Clinic Laboratories and/or its suppliers hereby disclaim all warranties and conditions with regard to this information, software, products, services, and related graphics, including all implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title, and non-infringement.
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Cleveland Clinic Laboratories reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to the Cleveland Clinic Laboratories website and the related services or any portion thereof at any time, without notice. To the maximum extent permitted by law, this agreement is governed by the laws of the State of Washington, U.S.A. and you hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in King County, Washington, U.S.A. in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of the Cleveland Clinic Laboratories website. Use of the Cleveland Clinic Laboratories website is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these terms and conditions, including without limitation this paragraph. You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and Cleveland Clinic Laboratories as a result of this agreement or use of the Cleveland Clinic Laboratories website. Cleveland Clinic Laboratories€™ performance of this agreement is subject to existing laws and legal process, and nothing contained in this agreement is in derogation of Cleveland Clinic Laboratories€™ right to comply with governmental, court, and law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of the Cleveland Clinic Laboratories website or information provided to or gathered by Cleveland Clinic Laboratories with respect to such use. If any part of this agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the agreement shall continue in effect. Unless otherwise specified herein, this agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the user and Cleveland Clinic Laboratories with respect to the Cleveland Clinic Laboratories website and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral, or written, between the user and Cleveland Clinic Laboratories with respect to the Cleveland Clinic Laboratories website. A printed version of this agreement and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form. It is the express wish of the parties that this agreement and all related documents are to be drawn up in English.
Copyright and Trademark Notices:
All contents of the Cleveland Clinic Laboratories website are Copyright by Cleveland Clinic Laboratories and/or its suppliers. All rights reserved.
The names of actual companies and products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.
The example companies, organizations, products, people, and events depicted herein are fictitious. No association with any real company, organization, product, person, or event is intended or should be inferred.
Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.
Notices and Procedure for Making Claims of Copyright Infringement
Pursuant to Title 17, United States Code, Section 512(c)(2), notifications of claimed copyright infringement under United States copyright law should be sent to Service Provider’s Designated Agent. ALL INQUIRIES NOT RELEVANT TO THE FOLLOWING PROCEDURE WILL RECEIVE NO RESPONSE. See Notice and Procedure for Making Claims of Copyright Infringement.