Terms of Use

The Patient Power web platform (www.patientpower.info) is an interactive online service operated by Patient Power LLC. Patient Power LLC conducts its worldwide business including operations relating to patient and healthcare education, medical education, and healthcare market research in the U. S. and other countries. PLEASE READ THESE TERMS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THE Patient Power WEB PLATFORM, www.patientpower.info. By using the Patient Power web platform, www.patientpower.info, you signify your agreement to these Terms of Use and Patient Power’s Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, please do not use the Patient Power web platform, www.patientpower.info.

Patient Power may at any time revise or modify this Agreement or impose new conditions for use of the web platform, www.patientpower.info. Such changes, revisions or modifications shall be effective immediately upon notice to you, which may be given by any means including, without limitation, posting on the web platform, www.patientpower.info, or by e-mail. Any use of the web platform, www.patientpower.info, by you after such notice shall be deemed to constitute acceptance of such changes, revisions or modifications. Patient Power may modify the services at any time. As described in Patient Power’s Privacy Policy, if Patient Power materially changes the terms involving personally identifiable information (defined herein), Patient Power will notify you via the e-mail address you have provided to the extent you have provided one, and you will be given the opportunity to "opt in" for any additional uses or disclosures of your personally identifiable information that you made available to us prior to the change in our policy.

The content on this website is intended to be a general information resource in regard to the subject matter covered, and is provided solely on an "AS IS" and "AS AVAILABLE" basis. You are encouraged to confirm the information contained herein with other sources, and to review the information carefully with your professional health care provider. Patient Power is not engaged in rendering medical or similar professional services or advice via this web platform, www.patientpower.info, and the information provided is not intended to replace medical advice offered by a physician. If you desire or need such services or advice, you should consult a professional health care provider. You should not construe Patient Power’s publication of this content as an endorsement by Patient Power or any of its sponsors of the views expressed herein, or any warranty or guarantee of any strategy, recommendation, treatment, action, or application of medication or preparation made by the author of the content.

All medical, pharmaceutical and other product information contained on this web platform, www.patientpower.info, is provided by Patient Power and is intended solely for general healthcare consumer education. Treatment approaches and medical products mention in our content may not be available in all countries and/or may be available under a different name or trademark, in different strengths, or for different indications. Patient Power is not engaged in rendering medical advice or services, and no diagnosis or prescription should be concluded or inferred by information provided on this web platform. Nothing contained on the Patient Power web platform, www.patientpower.info, should be construed as a solicitation or promotion for any product or service or for the use of any product in a particular way which is not authorized by the laws and regulations of the country where the reader is located.

Scope of Use

Patient Power invites you to view, use and download a single copy of this web platform for your informational, non-commercial use. We also invite you to distribute our web address and invite others to view our content. Except as otherwise provided on this page, no part of any content or software on this web platform may be copied, downloaded, or stored in a retrieval system for any other purpose, nor may it be redistributed for any purpose, without the express written permission of Patient Power. You understand that Patient Power may discontinue, change, or restrict your use of this web platform for any reason without notice.

Certain sections of this Patient Power web platform, www.patientpower.info, may have separate registration procedures and separate terms and conditions, terms of service, user agreements or similar legal agreement that may be offered by Patient Power or its third party service providers. When you are using any section of this Patient Power web platform, www.patientpower.info, that does not have a separate legal agreement or terms of use, these Terms of Use shall apply.

No Warranties

YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. NEITHER PATIENT POWER NOR ANY OTHER PARTY INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING, OR DELIVERING THE WEB PLATFORM IS LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, INDIRECT, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF YOUR ACCESS TO, OR USE OF, THE WEB PLATFORM. THIS INCLUDES DAMAGES TO, OR VIRUSES THAT MAY INFECT YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT. ALL CONTENT ON THIS WEB PLATFORM IS PROVIDED TO YOU ON AN "AS IS" "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ACCURACY, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. Patient Power MAKES NO WARRANTY AS TO THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, CURRENCY, OR RELIABILITY OF ANY CONTENT AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS WEB PLATFORM. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR VERIFYING ANY INFORMATION BEFORE RELYING ON IT. USE OF THE WEB PLATFORM AND THE CONTENT AVAILABLE ON THE WEB PLATFORM IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. Patient Power MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES THAT USE OF THE WEB PLATFORM WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR TAKING ALL NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS TO ENSURE THAT ANY CONTENT YOU OBTAIN FROM THE WEB PLATFORM IS FREE OF VIRUSES. PLEASE NOTE, SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO SOME OF THE ABOVE EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. PLEASE CHECK YOUR LOCAL LAWS FOR RESTRICTIONS OR LIMITATIONS REGARDING THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES.

The above exclusions may not apply in jurisdictions that do not allow the exclusion of certain implied warranties.

Limitation of Liability

YOUR USE OF THE WEB PLATFORM OR ANY CONTENT ON THE WEB PLATFORM IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. PATIENT POWER SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ANY LIABILITY, WHETHER BASED IN CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR SPECIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH ACCESS TO OR USE OF THE WEB PLATFORM, EVEN IF PATIENT POWER HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO RELIANCE BY ANY PARTY ON ANY CONTENT OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE WEB PLATFORM, OR THAT ARISES IN CONNECTION WITH MISTAKES OR OMISSIONS IN, OR DELAYS IN TRANSMISSION OF, INFORMATION TO OR FROM THE USER, INTERRUPTIONS IN TELECOMMUNICATIONS CONNECTIONS TO THE WEB PLATFORM OR VIRUSES, WHETHER CAUSED IN WHOLE OR IN PART BY NEGLIGENCE, ACTS OF GOD, WAR, TERRORISM, TELECOMMUNICATIONS FAILURE, THEFT OR DESTRUCTION OF, OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO THE WEB PLATFORM, OR RELATED INFORMATION OR PROGRAMS.

Indemnification

If you violate any of these Terms of Use or if you misuse this web platform, you agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Patient Power, its officers, directors, employees, agents and licensees from any and all liability including costs, expenses and attorneys' fees that arise out of or are related to your violation or misuse.

User Submissions

Certain areas of this website enable you to submit e-mails, or otherwise provide feedback or information to Patient Power.

You agree that by submitting content:

  • that, if you are a health care professional, you will not submit any information that would directly identify a patient or any information for which you do not have all necessary consents or authorizations to disclose;
  • you will only submit content that complies with applicable law, and will not submit content that is abusive, defamatory, obscene, infringing, threatening, repetitive, or otherwise inappropriate, or that contains any viruses or other software that may adversely affect the operation of another's computer;
  • you understand and agree that such content that is submitted to a feedback page, will be deemed non-confidential; and
  • you grant to Patient Power the irrevocable right to use, copy, modify, publish, perform, transmit and display such content via any media in accordance with this Terms of Use Agreement, and waive any moral rights you may have in such content. Subject to all applicable federal laws, Patient Power shall be free to use such content, including any ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques contained in such content, for any reason whatsoever.

Trademarks

The trademarks, logos, and service marks (collectively, the "Trademarks") displayed on the web platform are registered and unregistered trademarks of Patient Power and others. Nothing contained in this web platform should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right in and to the Trademarks without the express written permission of Patient Power or such third party. Your misuse of the Trademarks on the Web Platform and in its contents, except as provided in these Terms and Conditions, is strictly prohibited. You are advised that Patient Power will aggressively enforce their intellectual property rights in the Web Platform and its contents to the fullest extent of the law, including by seeking criminal sanctions.

Copyright

This web platform is protected by United States' and foreign copyright laws. Except for your informational, personal, non-commercial use as authorized above, you may not modify, reproduce or distribute the design or layout of the web platform, or individual sections of the design or layout of the web platform or Patient Power’s logos without Patient Power’s written permission.

Information, News and Press Releases

The web platform may contain information, news and/or press releases about Patient Power. While this information was believed to be accurate as of the date it was prepared, Patient Power disclaims any duty or obligation to update this information, news or any press releases. Information about persons or other entities other than Patient Power contained in the news, press releases or otherwise, should not be relied upon as being provided or endorsed by Patient Power.

Links to other Web properties

This web platform may contain links to web properties operated by other parties. The linked web properties are not under the control of Patient Power, and Patient Power is not responsible for the content available on any other Internet web properties linked to this web platform. Such links do not imply Patient Power’s endorsement of material on any other web property and Patient Power disclaims all liability with regard to your access to such linked web properties. Patient Power provides links to other Internet web properties as a convenience to users, and access to any other Internet web properties linked to this web platform is at your own risk.

Security

This web platform may require you to register or obtain a password prior to permitting access to the web platform or certain services available on this web platform. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your registration information and password, and for all uses of your password, whether or not authorized by you.

Location, Governing Law and Arbitration

This web platform is operated by Patient Power from its offices in Washington, USA. The law of the State of Washington shall govern these terms and conditions, without reference to its choice of law rules. Patient Power makes no representation that the information in the web platform is appropriate or available for use in other locations, and access to this web platform from territories where the content of this web platform may be illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access this web platform from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws.

Any controversy or claim arising under or related to this Terms of Use Agreement or Patient Power’s products and/or services shall be settled by binding arbitration in accordance with the commercial rules of arbitration of the American Arbitration Association. Any such controversy or claim shall be arbitrated on an individual basis, and shall not be consolidated in any arbitration with any claim or controversy of any other party. The arbitration shall be conducted in Seattle, Washington, and judgment on the arbitration award may be entered by any court of competent jurisdiction. Either you or Patient Power may seek any interim or preliminary relief from a court of competent jurisdiction in King County, Washington, necessary to protect the rights or property of you or Patient Power pending the completion of arbitration.

Violations and Additional Policies

Patient Power reserves the right to seek all remedies available at law and in equity for violations of these Terms of Use, including the right to block access from a particular Internet address to the web platform.

Use of Information

Patient Power reserves the right, and you authorize Patient Power, to the use and assignment of all information regarding your use of this web platform and all information provided by you in any manner consistent with this Terms of Use Agreement, Patient Power’s Privacy Policy and applicable federal law.

Patient Power’s use of personally identifiable information that you provide is governed by its Privacy Policy. If you have consented, we may also, from time to time, send you e-mail with special promotional offers or newsletters with information that we think may be of interest to you.

You are not obligated to provide personally identifiable information to use Patient Power’s web platform.

Questions

If you have any questions about these Terms of Use, please contact:

questions@patientpower.info

Last Modified December 8, 2009


Page last updated on November 7, 2013