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ompliance with the following Agreement is required for access to The Student Nurse Forum. It is your responsibility to review the terms and conditions contained herein; your use of The Student Nurse Forum implies consent to this Agreement.
The Student Nurse Forum is an internet-based on-line information and communication service. By accessing or using The Student Nurse Forum, you agree to be bound by the Terms and Conditions of this Agreement. If you do not wish to be bound by this Agreement, you may not access or use The Student Nurse Forum. The Student Nurse Forum may modify this Agreement at any time, and any such modification shall be effective immediately upon either posting of the modified Agreement or notifying you of such modification. You agree to review this Agreement periodically to ensure that you are aware of any modifications. Your continued access or use of The Student Nurse Forum shall be deemed your conclusive acceptance of the modified Agreement.
We hereby grant you the right to view and use this web site subject to the Terms and Conditions of this Agreement. For information on downloading, copying or reproducing the information contained in this website, review our usage terms on the Copyright page.
2. Usage Rules
As a condition of your use of this Service, you warrant to us that you will not use this Service for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by this Agreement. We reserve the right to deny you access to any part of this Service at our sole discretion. You are reponsible for material that you send to any "discussion" group available through this Service. The chat, message board and instant messenger discussions on this Service are not guaranteed to be monitored for unacceptable use, nor will any statements made therein be authenticated or endorsed by us. In order to maintain an informative and valuable service for you, but one which seeks to avoid the harm that can result from disseminating statements that are false, malicious, violative of the rights of others, or otherwise harmful, it is necessary to establish the following rules to protect against abuse:
a. You may not permit any other person (other than an agent acting on your behalf and subject to your direct supervision) to access the Service using your account for any purpose.
b. You may not post or transmit any message which is libelous, defamatory or which discloses private or personal matters concerning any person. You may not post or transmit any message, data, image or program which is indecent, obsene or pornographic.
c. You may not post or transmit any message, data, image or program that would violate the property rights of others, including unauthorized copyrighted text, images or programs, trade secrets or other confidential proprietary information, and trademarks or service marks used in an infringing fashion.
d. You may not interfere with other user's use of the Service, including, without limitation, disrupting the normal flow of dialogue in a chat room.
e. You may not post or transmit any file which contains viruses, worms, Trojan horses or any other contaminating or destructive features.
f. You may not post or transmit any message which is harmful, threatening, abusive or hateful. It is not the Service's intent to discourage users from taking controversial positions or expressing vigorously what may be unpopular views, however we reserve the right to take such action as deems appropriate in cases where the Service is used to disseminate statements which are deeply and widely offensive and/or harmful.
g. You may not post or transmit charity requests, petitions for signatures, chain letters or letters relating to pyramid schemes. You may not post or transmit any advertising, promotional materials or any other solicitation of other users to use goods or services except in those areas (e.g. a classified bulletin board) that are designated for such purpose.
3. Review of Postings and Uploads
The Student Nurse Forum does not and cannot review all communications and materials posted or uploaded to its forums, and is not responsible for the content of these communications and materials. However, The Student Nurse Forum reserves the right to block or remove communications or materials that it determines, in its sole discretion, to be:
a. Abusive, libelous, defamatory or obscene;
b. Fraudulent, deceptive or misleading;
c. In violation of copyright, trademark, or other intellectual property right of another; or
d. Offensive or otherwise unacceptable to The Student Nurse Forum
ANY MESSAGES, ADVICE, OPINIONS OR OTHER INFORMATION CONTAINED IN ANY DISCUSSION AREA SHOULD NOT BE CONSTRUED AS PROFESSIONAL ADVICE OR INSTRUCTION.
The Student Nurse Forum contains links to web sites operated by other parties. These links are provided for your convenience only. We do not control such web site and we are not responsible for the content and performance of these sites, or for your transactions with them. Our inclusion of links to such web sites does not imply any endorsement of the material on such web sites or any association with their operators. The Student Nurse Forum does not in any way operate, control or endorse any information, products or services provided by third parties through the internet.
5. Warranty Disclaimer
The information provided through this Service is for educational and entertainment purposes only and should not be interpreted as a recommendation for a specific treatment plan, product or course of action. THIS SERVICE DOES NOT OFFER MEDICAL ADVICE AND NOTHING CONTAINED IN THE SERVICE IS INTENDED TO CONSTITUTE PROFESSIONAL ADVICE FOR MEDICAL DIAGNOSIS OR TREATMENT. Advice received via this Service should not be relied upon for medical or health decisions and you should consult with an appropriate professional for specific advice tailored to your situation. We assume no responsibility for how you use the information provided through this Service. You should always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions about the suitability of products and services or the timeliness or accuracy of the information available through this Service for any purpose. We disclaim all warranties and conditions, either expressed or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement, with regard to the products, services and information contained on or made available through the Service, including but not limited to the availability of this Service, lack of viruses, worms, Trojan horses or other code that manifest contaminating or destructive properties, or any failure to provide the Service. Although we update this content on this Service periodically, please note that medical information changes rapidly. Therefore, some of the information may be out of date and/or may contain inaccuracies or typographical errors.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless The Student Nurse Forum, its officers, directors, employees, agents, information providers and suppliers from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorney's fees, resulting from any violation of this Agreement or any activity related to your account (including infringement of third parties' worldwide intellectual property rights or negligent or wrongful conduct) by you or any other person accessing The Student Nurse Forum using your service account.
7. Waiver, Release and Limitation of Liability
You agree that neither The Student Nurse Forum, its officers, directors, employees, agents, information providers or suppliers shall have any liability to you under any theory of liability or indemnity in connection with your use of The Student Nurse Forum. You hereby release and forever waive any and all claims you may have against The Student Nurse Forum, its officers, directors, employees, agents, information providers and suppliers (including, but not limited to, claims based upon the negligence of The Student Nurse Forum, its officers, directors, employees, agents, information providers or suppliers) for losses or damages you sustain in connection with your use of The Student Nurse Forum.
Notwithstanding the foregoing paragraph, the total liability of The Student Nurse Forum, its officers, directors, employees, agents, information providers and suppliers, if any, for losses or damages, shall not exceed the fees paid by the user for the particular information or service provided. In no event shall The Student Nurse Forum, its officers, directors, employees, agents, information providers or suppliers be liable to you for any losses or damages, direct or indirect, special, incidental, consequential or punitive arising from any use of the information or other parts of The Student Nurse Forum, and are hereby excluded, even if The Student Nurse Forum, its officers, directors, employees, agents, information providers or suppliers have been advised of the possibility of such damages.
8. Third Party Rights
The provisions of Indemnification and Waiver, Release and Limitation of Liability are for the benefit for The Student Nurse Forum and its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, suppliers and information providers. Each of these individuals or entities shall have the right to assert and enforce those provisions directly against you on its own behalf.
9. User Representations
You represent and warrant that you are at least 18 years of age and that you possess the legal right and ability to enter into this Agreement and to use The Student Nurse Forum in accordance with this Agreement. You agree to be financially responsible for your use of The Student Nurse Forum (as well as for use of your account by others, including minors living with you) and to comply with your responsibilities and obligations as stated in this Agreement.
The provisions of this Agreement are severable, and in the event any provision hereof is determined to be invalid or unenforceable, such invalidity or unenforceability shall not in any way affect the validity or enforceability of the remaining provisions.