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Pharmaceutical Education Consultants, Inc. (freeCE / PharmCon)
Terms and Conditions of Use
Member/Register User Obligations
As a member/registered user, you agree to each and every provision contained in terms and conditions. These Terms and Conditions may be modified or amended by freeCE/PharmCon at any time, and changes are effective upon notice to each member/registered user. Notices by freeCE/PharmCon to members/registered users may be given via e-mail, a posting on the website, or by mail.
You agree to be solely responsible for providing true, accurate, current, and complete information about yourself during the registration process. You also agree to maintain and promptly update the registration data to keep it true, accurate, current and complete.
You are solely responsible for the security of your password. freeCE /PharmCon is not liable for any unauthorized use of the website, services or your account
This website is provided to members/registered users solely for professional education and not for purposes of resale, distribution, public display or performance, or any other uses by members in any form or manner whatsoever. Unless otherwise indicated on this website, members/registered users may display, download, archive, reformat and print a single copy of any educational information on this website for personal use. freeCE /PharmCon is committed to respecting the intellectual property rights of others and we ask that you do the same. freeCE /PharmCon may, in its sole discretion, terminate the accounts or access rights of members/registered users who infringe or otherwise violate copyright or other intellectual property rights.
Certificates of Completion
freeCE /PharmCon provides certificates of completion for each course that is successfully completed. All registered users/members have the ability to print these certificates of completion for your records or for submission to your licensing or credentialing organization at any time. freeCE /PharmCon will provide continuous access to certificates of completion to all registered users/members that have not been banned.
It is your responsibility to have a printer available to print your certificates of completion, if needed. freeCE /PharmCon will print and mail certificates for an additional charge of $10 per certificate upon request and payment.
Members: freeCE /PharmCon provides a 30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee! If you are not satisfied with your membership within 30 days of joining we will refund 100% of your membership fee subject to the following conditions:
- You must request your refund in writing or via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org within 30 days of joining.
- You must not have earned any certificates of completion (all registrations for programs will also be cancelled automatically)
Registered Users: Paid webcasts / webinars: PharmCon provides full refunds of paid amounts if cancellations are made more than 24 hours prior to the scheduled time of the event and the request is submitted via e-mail to email@example.com. Cancellations after that time will forfeit their registration fees.
Auto Renewal of Membership
When you sign up online for membership, your annual membership will be set to automatically renew upon its expiration. This means that unless you cancel your account or change your renewal settings prior to its expiration, your account will automatically renew for another year. At the time of renewal, we will charge your credit card the same rate as you paid the previous year to renew your membership. Approximately thirty (30) days prior to your expiration date, we will notify you via the email address provided to us in your user profile that your account is about to auto renew and that your credit card will be billed the annual membership fee on the renewal date. The e-mail notification will also remind you that auto renewal requires that you have a valid credit card associated with your membership. You may change your renewal settings at any time by disabling the auto renewal feature in your user profile. If auto renewal is disabled for your membership, it is your responsibility to renew your membership manually.
Non-Transferability of Membership
freeCE /PharmCon grants to members, a personal, non-exclusive, non-assignable and non-transferable right to use this website. The website is for educational purposes only and is not intended for any other use.
Right to Monitor the freeCE / PharmCon Forum
You understand that freeCE / PharmCon has no obligation to monitor the freeCE / PharmCon Forum and the bulletin boards. However freeCE / PharmCon reserves the right at all times to edit, to refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, that in freeCE / PharmCon's sole discretion are objectionable or in violation of these terms and conditions and to disclose any information necessary to satisfy a governmental request.
Restrictions on Use of Content
Unless otherwise specifically noted, all material, including but not limited to, articles, text, images, information, graphics, illustrations, designs, icons, photographs, presentations, video and audio files , or any components of a program offered on this Web site, as well as any design, layout, “look and feel,” and any related computer code, software or technology (collectively, the “Content”) and all copyright, patent, trademark, service mark, trade name or other intellectual property or proprietary rights in the Content are owned by freeCE /PharmCon or licensed to freeCE /PharmCon by third party suppliers, or by the party credited as the provider of the content (“Content Providers”). The Content is protected by United States and international intellectual property laws and treaties. You acquire no proprietary or intellectual property rights in the Content as a result of your use of the continuing education programs included on this Website (“Programs”) or any other use of this Web site. You are required to comply with all copyright and other intellectual property laws, and all notices, information and restrictions contained on the Content. Except as specifically permitted in the Section entitled “Permitted Use of Program Materials”, you may not use Content or Program Materials (as defined below) in any manner. For example, and not by way of limitation, you must not copy, reproduce, publish, frame, hyperlink, transmit, download, upload, post, distribute, modify, create derivative works from, display, perform or otherwise in any manner use any Content. You must not reverse engineer, decompile or disassemble the Content.
Permitted Use of Program Materials
Subject to these Terms, freeCE /PharmCon grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable, limited license to view the articles, text, images, graphic, illustrations, photographs and video components (if any) and to listen to the audio components of the specific program (“Program Materials”) you have registered for using your freeCE /PharmCon username and password. You may view, and listen to such program on a single computer for your own personal , non-public and non-commercial use. Where specifically permitted, you may download one copy of the Program Materials on a single computer for your own personal, non-public and non-commercial use provided that you keep intact and do not modify, remove or obscure any copyright or other proprietary notices contained on the Program Materials. You are prohibited from copying or storing any Program Materials without the prior written consent of PHARMCON or the owner of the copyright stated on the Program Materials.
You are prohibited from using this Web site for any purpose that is not in compliance with these Terms and any applicable international, federal, state, or local law, regulation or treaty. You may not use the Web site features in any manner that could cause harm, infect, damage, disable, take over, overburden, or impair the Web site, its systems, servers or the networks connected to the freeCE /PharmCon server. You may not interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of the Web site. You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Web site, other accounts, computer systems or networks connected to any freeCE /PharmCon server, through hacking, password mining or any other means. You may not use any robot, spider, network monitoring or discovery software or device, or manual process to monitor or copy our Web site or the Content. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any information through any means not intentionally made available through the Web site.
Use of Web site Communication Services (Such as Blogs/Forums/Chat/E-mail)
"User Content" means letters, e-mails or other types of communication to the freeCE /PharmCon webmaster or employees of freeCE /PharmCon, or, if permissible, and any messages, suggestions, ideas, comments, testimonials, questions of other information posted to the Web site in connection with a program or otherwise.
You agree to only to post, send and receive messages and material that are proper and in compliance with these Terms. When using the Communication Services, you will not:
- Transmit information in connection with contests, surveys, chain letters, junk e-mail, spamming or other duplicative or unsolicited e-mail messages (commercial or otherwise).
- Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, harm, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others.
- Publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, vulgar, pornographic, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information.
- Upload, post or transmit the trademarks, service marks, trade names, logos or other intellectual property rights of freeCE /PharmCon or any third party without their consent.
- upload, post, or transmit any User Content that infringes a patent, copyright, trademark, service mark, trade secret or other proprietary or intellectual property right (including, but not limited to the privacy or publicity rights) of a person or entity;
- Upload, or otherwise make available, files unless you own the information or materials or have the legal authority to upload or make them available.
- Falsify or delete copyright information, including author attributions, notices or proprietary designations of the origin or source of software or other material that is uploaded to the Web site.
- Delete or modify any User Content posted by another person or entity;
- Download or post another users’ file that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally reproduced, displayed, performed, and/or distributed in such manner.
- Provide false information about yourself, impersonate another person or misinterpret your relationship with another person or entity.
- Upload or transmit files that contain viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancelbots, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another's computer or the property of another.
- Harvest or by any means collect e-mail addresses or other information about users to our Website, Content Providers or third party suppliers, for marketing, solicitation of any other purpose.
- Use, download or otherwise copy, or provide (whether or not for a fee) to a person or entity any information concerning the Web site (including but not limited to information about usage, users or Content Providers).
- Advertise or solicit goods, services, funds or participation in other groups or organizations.
freeCE /PharmCon has no obligation to screen, monitor, edit or review the User Content. However, freeCE /PharmCon retains the right, which it may or may not exercise, in its sole discretion, to review, edit or delete from the Communication Service-User Content any third party material, in whole or in part, in its sole discretion.
Third party Websites, Content, Products and Service
Confidentiality and Transmissions over the Internet
The transmission of data or information (including communications by e-mail) over the internet or other publicly accessible networks is not secure, and is subject to possible loss, interception or alteration while in transit. Accordingly we do not assume any liability for any damage you may experience or costs you may incur as a result of transmissions over the Internet or other publicly accessible networks. We will make every reasonable effort to safeguard the privacy of the information you provide us, we cannot guarantee it. We will not sell your name to any advertisers or mailing lists, nor will we provide demographic or professional data to any third party without your express written permission. Such data will be used by freeCE /PharmCon for purposes of the business only.
Not Medical or Other Professional Advice
The Content and Program Materials contained on the Web site are provided by freeCE / PharmCon as a service to its registrants and to the public.
THE INFORMATION OFFERED ON THIS WEB SITE IS FOR GENERAL EDUCATIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY. THE WEB SITE IS NOT INTENDED TO PROVIDE INFORMATION OR ADVICE CONCERNING SPECIFIC PROBLEMS OR SITUATIONS.
IT IS NOT INTENDED AS A SUBSTITUTE FOR THE PROFESSIONALS OWN RESEARCH, OR FOR HIS OWN PROFESSIONAL JUDGMENT OR ADVICE FOR A SPECIFIC PROBLEM OR SITUATION.
NEITHER freeCE / PHARMCON NOR ANY CONTENT PROVIDER INTENDS TO OR SHOULD BE CONSIDERED TO BE RENDERING MEDICAL, PHARMACEUTICAL OR OTHER PROFESSIONAL ADVICE. WHILE freeCE / PHARMCON AND ITS CONTENT PROVIDERS HAVE EXERCISED CARE IN PROVIDING INFORMATION, NO GUARANTEE OF ITS ACCURACY, TIMELINESS OR APPLICABILITY CAN BE OR IS MADE. YOU ASSUME ALL RISKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES WITH RESPECT TO ANY DECISIONS OR ADVICE MADE OR GIVEN AS A RESULT OF THE USE OF THE PROGRAM, PROGRAM MATERIALS, WEB SITE OR INTERACTION WITH CONTENT PROVIDERS.
IF MEDICAL OR OTHER EXPERT ASSISTANCE IS REQUIRED, YOU SHOULD OBTAIN THE SERVICES OF A COMPETENT PROFESSIONAL PERSON.
All messages and articles submitted to freeCE / PharmCon and made available as part of threaded discussion forums (including any bulletin boards, chat rooms and blog comments) or elsewhere on freeCE / PharmCon websites and any opinions, advice, statements or other information contained in any messages posted or transmitted by any third party are the responsibility of the author of that message/article and not of freeCE / PharmCon (unless freeCE / PharmCon is specifically identified as the author with username freeCE / PharmCon of the message). The fact that a particular message/article is posted on or transmitted using this freeCE / PharmCon website does not mean that freeCE / PharmCon has endorsed that message in any way or verified the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any message. If you are an author (including direct poster to freeCE / PharmCon forums) you agree that by submitting articles or messages you warrant that you have the right to do so and you are granting freeCE / PharmCon an irrevocable, perpetual license to use the articles/messages in any way freeCE / PharmCon deems fit and you agree to indemnify freeCE / PharmCon for any claims related to such articles/messages against freeCE / PharmCon, its officers, editors, staff, or volunteers.
freeCE / PharmCon makes no representation regarding the merchantability or fitness for any particular purpose of any article published by freeCE / PharmCon or any message posted by any third party. freeCE / PharmCon is not responsible for any defamatory, offensive or illegal conduct of any user.
Furthermore, all persons who use the freeCE / PharmCon Forums are advised not to use them for solicitations or any other commercial purposes, including but not limited to posting of advertisement, and/or deriving any financial compensation from anyone for posting to freeCE / PharmCon Forum.
Any questions regarding content should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Limitation of Liability
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, freeCE / PHARMCON OR ITS CONTENT PROVIDERS OR THIRD PARTY SUPPLIERS OR ANY PARTY INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING OR DELIVERING THE WEB SITE AND THIER MEMBERS, PARTNERS, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES AND AGENTS (HEREINAFTER COLLECTIVELY FOR THIS LIMITATION OF LIABILITY PROVISION "freeCE / PHARMCON"), ARE NEITHER RESPONSIBLE NOR LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE, OR OTHER DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THOSE RESULTING FROM LOST PROFITS, LOST DATA OR INFORMATION, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING IN ANY WAY TO THE WEB SITE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO YOUR USE OF THE WEB SITE, YOUR INABILITY TO USE THE WEB SITE, ANY WEB SITE-RELATED SERVICE, CONTENT OR INFORMATION CONTAINED WITHIN THE WEB SITE, AND/OR ANY HYPERLINKED WEB SITE. THIS LIMITATION APPLIES (A) WHETHER THE ALLEGED CLAIMS OR DAMAGES ARE BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY AND (B) REGARDLESS OF WHETHER OR NOT freeCE / PHARMCON HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
THE SOLE REMEDY FOR DISSATISFACTION WITH THE WEB SITE, WEB SITE-RELATED SERVICES, AND/OR HYPERLINKED WEB SITES IS TO STOP USING THE SITE AND/OR THOSE SERVICES.
freeCE / PHARMCON ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY AND SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR, ANY DAMAGES TO, OR VIRUSES, WORMS, TROJAN HORSES OR OTHER DESTRUCTIVE OR HARMFUL COMPONENTS THAT MAY INFECT, YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT OR OTHER PROPERTY AS A RESULT OF YOUR ACCESS TO, USE OF, OR BROWSING IN THE WEB SITE OR YOUR UPLOADING, DOWNLOADING OF ANY CONTENT, IMAGES, GRAPHICS, TEXT, CODE, DATA, AUDIO, VIDEO, TECHNOLOGY AND MATERIALS FROM THIS WEB SITE.
CERTAIN STATE LAWS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES. USERS IN THESE STATES MAY HAVE ADDITIONAL RIGHTS.
IN NO EVENT SHALL freeCE / PHARMCON'S TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES, COSTS, EXPENSES, AND CAUSES OF ACTION (WHETHER IN CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER TORT, OR OTHERWISE) EXCEED THE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU, IF ANY, FOR ACCESSING THE WEB SITE.
You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold freeCE / PharmCon or its content providers, or its third party suppliers or any party involved in creating, producing or delivering the web site and their members, partners, directors, officers, employees and agents (hereinafter collectively for this Indemnification Provision "freeCE / PharmCon") harmless from and against any claim, action, loss, demand, judgment, fine, penalty, liability, expense, damage, and cost, including, but not limited to, reasonable attorney and accounting fees, that results from (i) your use of or reliance on any Content or Program Materials, (2) your use of the Web site, (3) your posting, uploading, e-mailing, distributing or disseminating User Content, (4) your breach or alleged breach of these Terms or violation of any applicable law, regulation or treaty.
Site Terminations, Modifications, Suspensions and Discontinuances
freeCE / PharmCon may, at any time, without notice and in our sole discretion, terminate, change, suspend or discontinue any aspect of the Web site, including, but not limited to, content, features or hours of availability. freeCE / PharmCon may also impose limits on certain features or restrict your access to parts of the site without notice to you. freeCE / PharmCon will not liable to you or any third party for any such actions.
All trademarks, service marks, trade names, logos and icons are proprietary to or owned by freeCE / PharmCon or the third parties indicated. freeCE / PharmCon does not grant to you any license or other authorization to use its trade names, trademarks, service marks or other marks or logos without a separate express written agreement with freeCE / PharmCon. Any such use by you, or anyone authorized by you, is strictly prohibited. Third party trademarks, service marks, trade names, and logos are the property of their respective owners and any license or authorization to use must be granted by such third party owner.
When you access or use this Web site or communicate with us electronically, (such as by sending us an e-mail or registering on the Website), you thereby consent to receive communications from us electronically. We may communicate with you by e-mail or by posting notices on the Web site. You agree that all communications (notices or disclosures) that we provide to you electronically comply with any legal requirement that such communication be in writing.
This Web site may contain advertising and sponsorship. Advertisers and sponsors are solely responsible for the information they provide for inclusion on the Web site. freeCE / PharmCon will not be responsible for their acts, omissions or any errors, inaccuracies or illegalities in their information.
You acknowledge and agree that the Content, Program Materials or any information on this Web site may not be exported or re-exported to any person, entity or country prohibited under the United States export control laws. You represent and warrant that you are not located in, under the control of, or a national or resident of any such country or on the United States Treasury Department's List of Specially Designated Nationals or any other applicable program.
Choice of Law and Venue, Jurisdictional Matters
You also agree that any action arising out of or relating to these Terms or the Web site shall be filed only in the state and federal courts located in State of South Carolina and Horry County and you hereby consent to the personal jurisdiction of such courts and you waive any objection based on forum non conveniens or venue with respect to that jurisdiction.
The Web site is controlled and operated by freeCE / PharmCon from its offices within the State of South Carolina and Horry County. The Site can be accessed from all fifty States, as well as from other countries around the world. Each of these places has laws that may differ from those of South Carolina. freeCE / PharmCon makes no representation that the Content on the Web site is appropriate or available for use in all states or from locations outside the United States. Those who choose to access the Web site from other locations do so at their own initiative and at their own risk and are responsible for establishing the usability or correctness or any information or Content under any or all jurisdictions and the compliance of that information or Content with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable.
Statute of Limitations
You agree that regardless of any law or regulation to the contrary, any claim or cause of action against freeCE / PharmCon or its suppliers or Content Providers arising out of or relating to the Web site, your use of Program Materials or Content, these Terms or otherwise must be filed within one (1) year of the date the cause of action accrues, or it will be deemed forever waived and barred as untimely.
These Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and freeCE / PharmCon regarding the use of the Web site and they may only be modified in a writing signed by freeCE / PharmCon. To the extent that anything in or associated with the Web site is in conflict or inconsistent with the Terms, the Terms shall take precedence. The failure of freeCE / PharmCon or a Content Provider to enforce any provision of these Terms shall not constitute a waiver of its right to enforce the provision at a later time. The section titles in the Terms are for convenience only and are of no legal significance. If any provision of these Terms is found to be unenforceable or invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, then that provision shall be considered severed from these Terms and shall not affect the validity of the remaining provision of the Terms, which shall remain in full force and effect. freeCE / PharmCon reserves the right at all times to disclose any information it deems necessary to comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental inquiry. All rights not expressly granted in these Terms are reserved by freeCE / PharmCon.
Your use of the freeCE /PharmCon website indicates agreement with the Terms and Conditions as set forth above.
Last updated September 1, 2012
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