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  • PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SITE.

    Acceptance of Terms of Use

    By using the Morehouse School of Medicine web site you signify your agreement to be bound by and comply with these Terms and Conditions of Use. In addition, if you are using a particular service on or through this web site, you will be subject to any rules or guidelines applicable to those services and they shall be incorporated by reference into these terms and conditions of use.

    Modifications of These Terms and Conditions of Use

    Morehouse School of Medicine reserves the right to modify these Terms and Conditions of Use at any time and will publish notice of any such modifications online at this site or elsewhere online. By continuing to access this web site after notice of such modifications has been published, you signify your agreement to be bound by them.

    Disclaimer of Warranties

    THE MATERIALS IN THIS WEB SITE ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR USE OF A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NONINFRINGEMENT.

    Morehouse School of Medicine does not warrant or make any representations regarding the use or the results of the use of the content or other materials in this site in terms of their correctness, accuracy, reliability, or otherwise. Morehouse School of Medicine does not warrant that this web site will operate in an uninterrupted or error-free manner or that this web site is free of viruses or other harmful components. Use of information obtained from or through this web site is at your own risk.

    The information included on the Morehouse School of Medicine web site is not a medical recommendation nor should it be used as a substitute for medical treatment by a qualified health professional, or as professional advice. The web site includes medical, educational, and research information submitted by various departments and organizations at Morehouse School of Medicine, and is intended solely for information. This web site does not endorse or recommend any commercial products, processes, or services. The web site provides links to other Internet sites only for the convenience of World Wide Web users. Morehouse School of Medicine is not responsible for the availability or content of these external sites, nor does it endorse, warrant or guarantee the products, services or information described or offered at these other Internet sites.

    Limitation of Liability

    YOU, AS A VISITOR AND/OR USER OF THE MOREHOUSE SCHOOL OF MEDICINE, WEB SITE, AGREE THAT MOREHOUSE SCHOOL OF MEDICINE WILL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGES, EITHER ACTUAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THESE TERMS, OR TO YOUR (OR ANY THIRD PARTY’S) USE OR INABILITY TO USE A SITE, OR TO YOUR PLACEMENT OF CONTENT ON A SITE, OR TO YOUR RELIANCE UPON INFORMATION OBTAINED FROM OR THROUGH A SITE. IN PARTICULAR, MOREHOUSE SCHOOL OF MEDICINE WILL HAVE NO LIABILITY FOR ANY CONSEQUENTIAL, INDIRECT, UNFORSEEABLE (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, CLAIMS FOR DEFAMATION, ERRORS, LOSS OF DATA, OR INTERRUPTION IN AVAILABILITY OF DATA), ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THESE TERMS, YOUR USE OR INABILITY TO USE A SITE, OR ANY PURCHASES ON THIS SITE, OR YOUR PLACEMENT OF CONTENT ON A SITE, OR TO YOUR RELIANCE UPON INFORMATION OBTAINED FROM OR THROUGH A SITE, WHETHER BASED IN CONTRACT, TORT, STATUTORY OR OTHER LAW, EXCEPT ONLY IN THE CASE OF DEATH OR PERSONAL INJURY WHERE AND ONLY TO THE EXTENT THAT APPLICABLE LAW REQUIRES SUCH LIABILITY.

    Permission to Use Materials

    In consideration for your agreement to the terms and conditions contained herein, Morehouse School of Medicine grants you a personal, non-exclusive, non-transferable license to access and use the web site. You may download material from this web site only for your own personal, non-commercial use. You may not otherwise copy, reproduce, retransmit, distribute, publish, commercially exploit or otherwise transfer any material. The burden of determining that use of any information, software or any other content on the web site is permissible rests with you.

    Trademarks

    The logo, name and all graphics on the web site of Morehouse School of Medicine or any of their affiliates, are trademarks of Morehouse School of Medicine or its affiliates. Use, reproduction, copying or redistribution of trademarks, without the written permission of Morehouse School of Medicine or its affiliates is prohibited. All other trademarks or service marks appearing on this web site are the marks of their respective owners.

    Your Account

    If you use this site, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password, if any, and for restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. If you are under 18, you may purchase products or services only through a parent or guardian. You agree that billing and registration information you provide on this web site will be accurate and complete. Morehouse School of Medicine and its affiliates reserve the right to refuse service, terminate accounts, remove or edit content, or cancel orders in its sole discretion.

    Rules for Online Conduct

    You agree to use this web site in accordance with all applicable laws. Because Morehouse School of Medicine is a non-profit, tax-exempt organization, you agree that you will not use this web site for organized partisan political activities. You agree that the Morehouse School of Medicine web site may contain content that may be objectionable or offensive. Morehouse School of Medicine shall not be responsible to you in any way for the content that appears on this web site nor for any error or omission.

    You explicitly agree, in using this website or any service provided, that you shall not:

    • provide any content or perform any conduct that may be unlawful, illegal, threatening, harmful, abusive, harassing, stalking, tortious, defamatory, libelous, vulgar, obscene, offensive, objectionable, pornographic, designed to or does interfere or interrupt this web site or any service provided, infected with a virus or other destructive or deleterious programming routine, give rise to civil or criminal liability, or which may violate an applicable local, national or international law;
    • collect or harvest data about any user;
    • infringe upon another’s intellectual property, including, but not limited to, copyrights, trademarks or trade secrets;
    • impersonate or misrepresent your association with any person or entity, or forge or otherwise seek to cancel or misrepresent the origin of any content provided by you;
    • provide or use this web site and any content or service in any commercial manner or in any manner that would involve junk mail, spam, chain letters, pyramid schemes, or any other form of unauthorized advertising without our prior written consent;
    • provide any content that may give rise to our civil liability or criminal liability or which may constitute or be considered a violation of any local, national or international law, including but not limited to laws relating to copyright, trademark, patent, or trade secrets.

    Copyrighted material, including without limitation software, graphics, text, photographs, sound, video and musical recordings, may not be placed on the web site without the express permission of the owner of the copyright in the material, or other legal entitlement to use the material.

    Although Morehouse School of Medicine does not routinely screen or monitor content posted by users to the web site, Morehouse School of Medicine reserves the right to remove content which violates the above rules which it becomes aware, but is under no obligation to do so.

    Limitation of Use

    You may use the Morehouse School of Medicine web site for legal purposes only. Furthermore, you agree that, if a third party claims that any material you have contributed to this web site is unlawful, you will bear the burden of establishing that the material complies with all applicable laws.

    Links to Other Sites

    Morehouse School of Medicine’s web site may include hyperlinks to web sites maintained or controlled by others. When you access a non-Morehouse School of Medicine web site, please understand that it is independent from the Morehouse School of Medicine web site and that Morehouse School of Medicine does not have control over the content on that web site. Morehouse School of Medicine is not responsible for and does not routinely screen, approve, review or endorse the contents of or use of any of the products or services that may be offered at these web sites.

    Indemnification

    You agree to indemnify and hold Morehouse School of Medicine, our subsidiaries, affiliates, related parties, officers, trustees, directors, employees, agents, independent contractors, advertisers, partners, and co-branders, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorney’s fees, that may be made by any third party, that is due to or arising out of your conduct or connection with this web site or service, your provision of content, your violation of this Terms and Conditions of Use or any other violation of the rights of another person or party.

    Reservation of Rights

    Morehouse School of Medicine reserves all of its rights, including but not limited to any and all copyrights, trademarks, patents, trade secrets, and any other proprietary right that we may have in our web site, its content, and the goods and services that may be provided. The use of our rights and property requires our prior written consent. Morehouse School of Medicine is not providing you with any implied or express licenses or rights by making services available to you and you will have no rights to make any commercial use of our web site or service without our prior written consent.

    Choice of Law/Forum Selection

    You agree that any dispute arising out of or relating to your use of this web site or our products or services will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Georgia, without regard to its conflicts of law provisions. By registering or using this web site and service you further consent and submit to the personal jurisdiction of, and exclusive venue in, the federal and state courts located in and serving Fulton County, Georgia as the legal forum for any such dispute.

    Notification of Copyright Infringement

    Morehouse School of Medicine respects the intellectual property rights of others. If you believe your copyright has been violated on an MSM site, please contact webmaster@msm.edu.

    Other

    The Sites may contain errors and omissions relating to product description, pricing and availability. We reserve the right to correct errors or omissions without prior notice. We also reserve the right to cancel any offered product or service in the event of an error or omission in the description, including price, unavailability or other reason.

    Miscellaneous Information

    In the event that this Terms and Conditions of Use conflicts with any law under which any provision may be held invalid by a court with jurisdiction over the parties, such provision will be interpreted to reflect the original intentions of the parties in accordance with applicable law, and the remainder of this Terms and Conditions of Use will remain valid and intact. The failure of either party to assert any right under this Terms and Conditions of Use shall not be considered a waiver of that party’s right and that right will remain in full force and effect. You agree that without regard to any statute or contrary law that any claim or cause arising out of this web site or its services must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause arose or the claim shall be forever barred. Morehouse School of Medicine may assign our rights and obligations under this Terms and Conditions of Use and it shall be relieved of any further obligation.

    General

    These Terms and Conditions of Use constitute the entire agreement between you and Morehouse School of Medicine and its affiliates with respect to the subject matter herein and supersedes any and all prior or contemporaneous oral or written agreements.

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