1. Your Acceptance
2. NOT MEDICAL OR HEALTH CARE ADVICE
IN AN EMERGENCY, CALL 911 OR OTHER EMERGENCY NUMBER. DO NOT USE THIS SITE TO COMMUNICATE ANY URGENT OR EMERGENCY MESSAGES OR INFORMATION.
The content on this Website is general in nature and is provided for informational purposes only. The Website may not contain all information that may apply to your situation.
THE CONTENT ON THE WEBSITE IS NOT MEDICAL ADVICE. The content on this Website should not be deemed to be, or treated as, medical or health care advice, medical diagnosis, or medical treatment. You should not rely on information published on this Website as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. If you have any concerns or questions about your health or medical condition, you always should consult with a physician or other health care professional. NEVER DISREGARD, AVOID, OR DELAY OBTAINING MEDICAL OR HEALTH CARE ADVICE OR ASSISTANCE FROM YOUR HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONAL BECAUSE OF SOMETHING YOU MAY HAVE READ ON THIS WEBSITE. YOU ALWAYS SHOULD SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH CARE PROVIDER WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE WITH REGARD TO YOUR MEDICAL CONDITION.
THIS WEBSITE AND THE CONTENT ON THIS WEBSITE ARE NOT INTENDED TO BE, AND MUST NOT BE TAKEN TO BE, THE PRACTICE OF MEDICINE OR THE PRACTICE OF OTHER HEALTH CARE SERVICES. YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE DOES NOT CREATE A PHYSICIAN/PATIENT, DOCTOR/PATIENT, PROVIDER/PATIENT, CONFIDENTIAL, OR PRIVILEGED RELATIONSHIP, OR ANY OTHER RELATIONSHIP THAT WOULD GIVE RISE TO ANY DUTIES ON THE PART OF RFA OR ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES, VOLUNTEERS AND CONTRIBUTORS, INCLUDING DR. HOWARD WEST.
3. ACCOUNTS, PASSWORDS AND SECURITY
A. In order to access some features of the Website, such as participating in User forums and uploading User Submissions (as defined below), you will have to register as a RFA Website user and create a RFA account. You may never use another’s account without permission. When creating your account, you must provide accurate and complete information, and you must maintain and promptly update your account information to keep it accurate, current and complete. You are solely responsible for the activity that occurs on your account, and you must keep your account password secure. You must notify RFA immediately of any breach of security or unauthorized use of your account.
B. Although RFA will not be liable for your losses caused by any unauthorized use of your account, you may be liable for the losses of RFA or others due to such unauthorized use.
4. USER SUBMISSIONS
D. For clarity, you retain all of your ownership rights in your User Submissions. However, by submitting User Submissions to RFA, you hereby grant RFA a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, sublicenseable and transferable license to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display, perform and otherwise to exercise all rights in and to the User Submissions in connection with the Website, and RFA’s (and its successors’ and affiliates’) business, including for promoting and redistributing part or all of the RFA Website (and derivative works thereof) in any media formats and through any media channels now know or hereinafter invented. The license may also be exercised on behalf of RFA by third parties acting on RFA’s behalf (e.g., technology partners, service providers and independent contractors).
5. YOUR USE OF WEBSITE CONTENT
The following terms and conditions apply to your access and use of all content available on or through the Website ("Content"), including information, text, images and User Submissions of others.
A. You may access, view and print one copy of Content, including User Submissions, solely for your information and personal, noncommercial use.
B. You may not modify any Content and you may not copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer or sell any Content.
C. You understand that when using the RFA Website, you will be exposed to Content from a variety of sources, and that RFA is not responsible for the accuracy, usefulness, safety, or intellectual property rights of or relating to User Submissions. User Submissions do not represent the views of RFA or any individual associated with RFA, and RFA does not endorse any User Submission or any opinion, recommendation, or advice expressed therein. You further understand and acknowledge that you may be exposed to User Submissions that are inaccurate, offensive, indecent, or objectionable. RFA expressly disclaims any and all liability in connection with User Submissions, and you agree to waive, and hereby do waive, any legal or equitable rights or remedies you have or may have against RFA
6. USER INTERACTIONS
A. Your interactions with other Users on the RFA Website are solely between you and the User. Like with any web-based interaction, we suggest that you use caution and good judgment.
B. You agree thatRFA shall not be responsible or liability for ay loss or damage of any sort incurred as a result of any such dealings or with respect to any other User’s use or disclosure of your Personal Information (as defined below).
C. If there is a dispute between you and any User or other third party, RFA is under no obligation to become involved. You hereby release RFA and its officers, directors, employees, agents and contractors, from any claims, demands and damages (whether direct, indirect, consequential, special, incidental, actual or statutory) of every kind and nature, known or unknown, suspected and unsuspected, disclosed and undisclosed, arising out of or in any way related to such disputes, the RFA Website.
If you are a California resident, you waive California Civil Code Section 1542, which says: "A general release does not extend to claims which the creditor does not know or suspect to exist in his favor at the time of executing the release, which, if known by him must have materially affected his settlement with the debtor."
7. GENERAL USE OF THE WEBSITE – RESTRICTIONS
The Website is made available for your access and use, provided that:
A. You agree not to copy or distribute in any medium any part of the Website without RFA’s prior written authorization, including User Submissions, except as intended through the normal functionality of the RFA Widget.
B. You agree not to alter or modify any part of the Website or any of its related technologies, or create derivative works or other products or services based upon the Website.
C. You agree not to use the Website, including the RFA Widget for any commercial use
D. You agree not to collect, use or disclose any personal information of any User or third party collected, derived or associated with your use of the Website, including name, address, phone number, email address, financial information, other personally identifiable information and any information provided by any User in registering or creating an account with RFA (collectively "Personal Information").
E. You agree not to: (i) take any action that imposes or may impose, in our sole discretion, an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure; (ii) interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Website or engage in any activity that disrupts, diminishes the quality of, interferes with the performance of, or impairs the functionality of, the Website; or (iii) bypass any measures we may use to prevent or restrict access to the Website.
F. You agree not to circumvent, disable or otherwise interfere with security-related features of the RFA Website or features that prevent or restrict use or copying of any Content or enforce limitations on use of the RFA Website or the Content therein.
G. You agree not to use or launch any automated means, including spiders, robots, crawlers, scrapers or the like, to download data from the Website.
H. You agree not to violate any applicable laws, rules or regulations, whether federal, state or local or of any foreign jurisdiction or use the Website in a way for unlawful purposes or that constitutes or encourages any unlawful activities.
I. You also agree not to submit, email, or otherwise make available any User Submission or use the Website in any way that:
· is obscene, pornographic or profane;
· is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, libelous or invasive of another’s privacy;
· harasses, degrades, intimidates or is hateful toward an individual or group of individuals;
· is false, deceptive, misleading, deceitful, or constitutes "bait and switch";
· includes personal or identifying information about another person without that person’s express consent;
· impersonates any person or falsely states or otherwise misrepresents your affiliation with a person or entity, including misleading email or IP addresses, or forged headers or otherwise manipulated identifiers;
· causes the repeated posting of the same or similar Content
· creates, sends, or enables anything that constitutes or contains "junk mail", "chain letters", "spam", or unsolicited mass mailing; or
· contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment.
J. We believe that your privacy and the privacy of all our Users is important. You understand that any information you submit through this Website is not confidential and could be subject to viewing and dissemination by RFA or others. RFA may share information with organizations or companies that are involved in the RFA Websites, related events and activities or in providing services to you. We may also use de-identified and aggregate information for our own purposes and share it with others. However, RFA does not sell or intentionally disseminate for gain to third parties any Personal Information obtained from this Website. RFA may use information provided by you to protect the Website and its or others rights. RFA will also disclose information to local, state, federal, national or international government or law enforcement authorities in cooperation with law enforcement authorities.
A. The RFA Website may contain links to third party websites that are not owned or controlled by RFA. All such links are provided solely as a convenience to you. RFA has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, products, services, privacy policies, or practices of any third party websites. RFA does not endorse, guarantee, or make any representations or warranties regarding any other websites, or any content, products or services located or accessible from any other websites, or the results that you may obtain from using any other websites. By using the Website, you expressly relieve RFA from any and all liability arising from your use of any third-party website.
B. RFA reserves the right to change, suspend or discontinue any aspect of the RFA Website at any time, without notice and at its sole discretion. RFA will not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the RFA Website or any portion thereof.
C. RFA is not responsible for the back-up of any of any User Submission or any lost data resulting from the use, operation or discontinuation of any aspect of the Website. You are solely responsible for maintaining back-ups of your Submissions and any information generated or stored through the use of the Website.
D. RFA is not responsible or liable to you or any other person for its cooperation with any law enforcement authorities, court order, subpoena or governmental authority requesting or directing RFA to disclose the Personal Information of any User or the use or disclosure of Personal Information to protect our rights, customers or business.
B. Upon any such termination, your rights to access and use the Website shall automatically terminate. RFA has no obligation to delete or remove your User Submissions, and they may remain on the RFA Website. In addition, even if User Submissions may no longer be actively displayed on the Website, they may be recorded and saved by RFA in its archives.
10. YOUR REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES
YOU AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE RFA WEBSITE SHALL BE AT YOUR SOLE RISK. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW: THE WEBSITE IS PROVIDED "AS IS" AND WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, AND RFA EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, RELATED TO THE WEBSITE AND YOUR USE THEREOF, INCLUDING, WARRANTIES OF TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NONINFRINGEMENT OR WARRANTIES OF UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE USE OR OPERATION. RFA ASSUMES NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR: (I) ERRORS, MISTAKES, OR INACCURACIES OF CONTENT; (II) ANY ACTS, OMISSIONS AND CONDUCT OF ANY USERS, ADVERTISERS AND/OR OTHER PARTIES REFERENCED ON OR THROUGH THE WEBSITE; (III) ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF RFA SERVERS AND/OR ANY AND ALL PERSONAL INFORMATION OR OTHER DATA STORED THEREIN; (IV) ANY INTERRUPTION OR CESSATION OF TRANSMISSION TO OR FROM THE WEBSITE; OR (IV) ANY BUGS, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, OR THE LIKE WHICH MAY BE TRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH THE WEBSITE.
12. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
B. YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY FROM ANY USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE THE WEBSITE OR ANY CONTENT, SHALL BE FOR YOU TO DISCONTINUE USE OF THE WEBSITE.
A. All trademarks, service marks, trade names and other source indicators of RFA, including the "RFA" name and logo, are the sole and exclusive property of RFA. You will not use, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit, distribute, or modify RFA trademarks in any way, including in advertising or publicity pertaining to distribution of User Submissions, without RFA’s prior written consent.
B. RFA (and/or its suppliers) owns all right, title and interest in and to all elements of the Website (other than User Submissions), including Content, general design, software, interactive features, functionality and the like, and all copyright, patent, trademark and trade secret and other rights therein, as well as all information collected on or via or otherwise derived from the Website, and you understand and agree that you receive no ownership rights in and to the Website or Content (excluding your own User Submissions). RFA reserves all rights not expressly granted in and to the Website and Content.
D. RFA will not be liable for any delay or failure to perform any of its obligations hereunder by reason of fire, explosions, earthquakes, storms, flood, wind, drought and acts of God or the elements; court orders; acts, delays and failures to act by civil, military or other governmental authority; failures of suppliers, service providers or other third parties; strikes, lockouts, labor disputes, riots, insurrections, terrorism, sabotage and war; breakdown or destruction of, or damage or casualty to, any equipment, facilities or other property not caused by RFA, unavailability of materials, supplies, parts, equipment, personnel or other necessary items on commercially reasonable terms; interruption, suspension, curtailment or other disruption of utilities; or other matters beyond RFA’s reasonable control, whether or not similar to the foregoing.
F. Any notice or other communication under this Agreement given by RFA to you will be effective if: (a) sent via email to your email address specified in your RFA account; or (b) posted on the RFA Website (and you are responsible for reviewing the RFA Website for any such notices and communications). To be effective, any notice or other communication under this Agreement given by you to RFA must be: (y) delivered to the intended recipient; and (z) in writing and must be sent to RFA by prepaid registered mail, receipted commercial courier, or electronically receipted facsimile transmission, at the following address:
Global Resource for Advancing Cancer Education
4616 25th Avenue NE, #300
Seattle, WA 98105
RFA may from time to time change such address by giving you notice thereof in accordance herewith.