When you use this Internet site, you and any organization you represent, (hereinafter called "the user") agree to the following terms and conditions (hereinafter called "agreement") specified by Olmsted Center for Sight (hereinafter called "OCS").
This agreement starts when the user first accesses the site, and continues until either party terminates the agreement. The user can terminate the agreement by discontinuing access to this site and by destroying all paper, computer and electronic copies of materials obtained from accessing the site. OCS can terminate this agreement by sending the user notification to stop using the site via e-mail, telephone, fax, mail, or through a verbal statement.
CONFIDENTIALITY OF THE USER'S E-MAIL ADDRESS
When the user sends us an email, OCS will use the email address to respond to any questions, or to send information related to the pages visited or to materials requested. OCS does not disclose the user's e-mail address to third parties without first asking the user's permission to do so.
OCS receives information on the sources of hits to the site. However, the level of detail only relates to the type and geographic location of people visiting our site, e.g. ".org", ".com" or ".ca". OCS also obtains information on the search engines used. Neither gives OCS access to the user's e-mail address, unless the user specifically provide OCS with their address.
All materials in this site are the copyrighted property of OCS, its affiliated companies or licensees. The site may also contain trademarks owned by others. The user can download or print material from this site for the user's own personal non-commercial use. However, the user must not remove any copyright or proprietary notices on any of the information received. The user must not reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit, distribute or publicly display material obtained from this site without the express written permission of OCS.
The user may not include a URL to any page on this site, without the express written permission of OCS.
The materials provided in this site are provided "as is" and without warranties of any kind either express or implied. To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable laws, OCS disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. OCS does not warrant or represent that the information is accurate or reliable or that the site will be free of errors or viruses. Under no circumstances, including but not limited to negligence, will OCS be liable for special or consequential damages that result from the use or inability to use the materials in this site. In no event shall OCS's liability to a user for any loss, damage or claim exceed the amount paid by the user for accessing the site.
THIRD PARTY SITES
OCS may provide links and pointers to Internet Sites Maintained by Third Parties and may from time to time provide third party materials on this site. Neither OCS, nor its affiliates, operate, control or can be held responsible for the information, products or services on such third party sites.
This site may include bulletin boards and chat rooms ("Bulletin Boards") which allow feed-back to OCS and real-time interaction between users. OCS does not control the messages, information or files delivered to Bulletin Boards. It is a condition of the user's use of the Bulletin Boards and this Web Site that the user does not:
(i) Restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Bulletin Boards.
(ii) Post or transmit any unlawful, threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane or indecent information of any kind, including without limitation any transmissions constituting or encouraging conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any local, state, national or international law.
(iii) Post or transmit any information, software or other material which contains a virus or other harmful component.
(iv) Post, transmit or in any way exploit any information, software or other material for commercial purposes.
(v) Post or transmit any information which contains advertising or promotion of any individual, organization or event.
(vi) By posting messages to Bulletin Boards, the user grants OCS a royalty free, perpetual, non-exclusive, unrestricted license to use, copy, sub-license, adapt, transmit, publicly perform or display any message.
LEGAL CONSEQUENCES OF VIOLATION OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS
If the user violates this agreement, then the user agrees that OCS has the legal right:
(i) To be reimbursed for any reasonable legal fees associated with enforcing this agreement.
(ii) To be reimbursed for any losses, consequential losses or damages that can be attributed to the user's actions which are in violation of this agreement.
This agreement shall be governed by and construed to be in accordance with the laws of the State of New York without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law. If any provision of this agreement shall be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable then that provision shall be deemed severable from this agreement and shall not affect the validity of any remaining provisions.