1. Description of the Professional Association of Caregivers website and services
By use of Professional Association of Caregivers.com, Professional Association of Caregivers is providing User with senior care information and contacts. User must provide (1) all equipment necessary for their own Internet connection, including computer and modem and (2) provide for User’s access to the Internet, (3) pay any fees that relate with such connection and (4) pay any fees that Professional Association of Caregivers states users must pay to use its website, related links and services (when applicable).
2. Disclaimer of Warranties.
The information and any opinions contained herein should not be relied upon by you without actual consultation with the appropriate professional and/or licensed medical care provider. Specialized individual assessment and evaluation is often times necessary where senior care is sought. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, Professional Association of Caregivers makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, regarding the use or the results of this website in terms of its correctness, accuracy, reliability, or otherwise. Professional Association of Caregivers shall have no liability for any interruptions in the use of this website. Professional Association of Caregivers disclaims all warranties with regard to the information provided, including the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement.
YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT IF YOU DOWNLOAD OR OTHERWISE OBTAIN MATERIALS, INFORMATION, PRODUCTS, SOFTWARE, PROGRAMS, OR SERVICES, YOU DO SO AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND THAT YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGES THAT MAY RESULT, INCLUDING LOSS OF DATA OR DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM.
SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
3. Limitation of Liability.
The hiring of a senior care provider is an important decision that should not be based solely upon this communication or the information provided on the Professional Association of Caregivers website. The information contained in this website is for informational purposes only. Nothing in the Professional Association of Caregivers website should be construed as giving medical, assisted living and/or, where appropriate, legal advice. The providing of material contained on this website is not intended to create and receipt of it does not create liability upon Professional Association of Caregivers, its employees, consultants, website content providers and/or its partners.
Professional Association of Caregivers SHALL NOT be liable for any damages whatsoever, and in particular Professional Association of Caregivers shall not be liable for any special, PUNITIVE, indirect, COMPENSATORY, consequential, or incidental damages, or damages for PERSONAL INJURY, WRONGFUL DEATH, LOST profits, loss of revenue, or loss of use, arising out of or related to this web site or the information contained in it, whether such damages arise in contract, negligence, tort, under statute, in equity, at law, or otherwise, even if Professional Association of Caregivers has been advised of the possibility of such damages. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW FOR THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, THEREFORE SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS IS INAPPLICABLE.
User agrees to indemnify and hold Professional Association of Caregivers, its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, consultants, website content providers, officers and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs, made by any third party due to or arising out of User’s use of Professional Association of Caregivers.com, the violation of this Agreement, or infringement by User, or other user of Professional Association of Caregivers.com using User’s computer and/or logon information, of any intellectual property or any other right of any person or entity.
5. Modifications and Interruption to the Professional Association of Caregivers website.
Professional Association of Caregivers reserves the right to modify or discontinue Professional Association of Caregivers.com with or without notice to the User. Professional Association of Caregivers shall not be liable to User or any third party should Professional Association of Caregivers exercise its right to modify or discontinue Professional Association of Caregivers.com. User acknowledges and accepts that Professional Association of Caregivers does not guarantee continuous, uninterrupted or secure access to our website and operation of our website may be interfered with or adversely affected by numerous factors or circumstances outside of our control.
6. Third-Party Sites.
7. Linking to this Site
All links to this Web site must be approved in writing by Professional Association of Caregivers, except that Professional Association of Caregivers consents to links in which the link and the pages that are activated by the link do not: (a) create frames around any page on this Web site or use other techniques that alter in any way the visual presentation or appearance of any content within this site; (b) misrepresent your relationship with Professional Association of Caregivers; (c) imply that Professional Association of Caregivers approves or endorses you, your Web site, or your service or product offerings; and (d) present false or misleading impressions about Professional Association of Caregivers or otherwise damage the goodwill associated with the Professional Association of Caregivers name or trademarks. As a further condition to being permitted to link to this site, you agree that Professional Association of Caregivers may at any time, in its sole discretion, terminate permission to link to this Web site. In such event, you agree to immediately remove all links to this Web site and to cease using any Professional Association of Caregivers trademark.
8. Disclaimer Regarding Accuracy of Service Provider Information.
Information has either been provided by Service Providers or collected from publicly available sources. While Professional Association of Caregivers makes every effort to ensure that the information on this website is accurate, we can make no representations or warranties as to the accuracy or reliability of any information provided on this website.
Professional Association of Caregivers makes no warranties or representations whatsoever with regard to any service and/or product provided or offered by any Third Party, and you acknowledge that any reliance on representations and warranties provided by any Third Party shall be at your own risk.
9. Governing Jurisdiction of the Courts of Illinois.
10. Compliance with Laws.
User assumes all knowledge of applicable law and is responsible for compliance with any such laws. User may not use Professional Association of Caregivers.com or the content therein in any way that violates applicable state, federal, or international laws, regulations or other government requirements. User further agrees not to transmit any material that encourages conduct that could constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, national, or international law or regulation.
Professional Association of Caregivers receives compensation from certain third parties to list their services and/or provide consensual leads to Users of the Professional Association of Caregivers website. The services and products listed on the Professional Association of Caregivers website are sold or provided by third parties, and are not sold or provided by Professional Association of Caregivers.
Professional Association of Caregivers does not sell, resell or license any services and/or products listed on the Professional Association of Caregivers website, nor is Professional Association of Caregivers acting as an agent of sale. Professional Association of Caregivers disclaims any responsibility for, or liability related to, such services and/or products (see Disclaimer of Warranties below). Any question, complaints or claims should be directed to the appropriate merchant or service provider.
Professional Association of Caregivers does not warrant the content of the Professional Association of Caregivers website, regardless of its source, is accurate, complete, reliable, current or error-free. The Professional Association of Caregivers website content is provided for informational purposes only and does not constitute an endorsement by Professional Association of Caregivers of any service provider. You should not rely on such information in situations where its inaccuracy would cause you to suffer any loss (see Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability above). Professional Association of Caregivers assumes no liability for inaccuracy or incompleteness in its search results, editorial content or other content on the Professional Association of Caregivers website.
Comments, reviews and ratings (collectively referred to as “postings”) on the Professional Association of Caregivers website are from our Users who have elected to post their opinions and/or experience on the Professional Association of Caregivers website. As such, these postings are informative for those wishing to use them, but they do not guarantee or ensure any level of performance of any given service provider.
You may download, view and print a single copy of any content, solely for your personal and non-commercial purposes, subject to the restrictions set forth in this Agreement. All right, title, and interest in and to the Professional Association of Caregivers website, and any other content appearing on the Professional Association of Caregivers website, will remain the exclusive property of Professional Association of Caregivers and its Professional Association of Caregivers. Except as expressly permitted in this Agreement, you may not reproduce, modify or prepare derivative works based upon, distribute, sell, transfer, publicly display, publicly perform, transmit, or otherwise use the Professional Association of Caregivers website, or any other content appearing on the Professional Association of Caregivers website. You may not copy or modify the HTML code used to generate web pages on the Professional Association of Caregivers website. You may not use the Professional Association of Caregivers website, or any other content appearing on the Professional Association of Caregivers website, on or in connection with any other website, for any purpose.
12. Content Submission.
By contributing or submitting any content to the Professional Association of Caregivers website, you warrant that you are the author and owner of the intellectual property rights thereto, and you grant Professional Association of Caregivers a worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, transferable right and license to use, copy, modify, delete in its entirety, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from and/or sell and/or distribute such materials and/or incorporate such materials into any form, medium or technology without compensation to you. In addition, you warrant that all “moral rights” that you may have in those materials have been voluntarily waived by you. None of the materials shall be subject to any obligation of confidence on the part of Professional Association of Caregivers, its agents, subsidiaries, affiliates, co-brand partners or other partners and their respective directors, officers, consultants and employees. Professional Association of Caregivers reserves the right to change, condense or delete any content on the Professional Association of Caregivers website that Professional Association of Caregivers deems, in its sole discretion, to violate the content guidelines or any other provision of this Agreement.
Without limiting the foregoing, you agree that you will not use our sites to take any of the following actions:
1.Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten, or otherwise violate the legal right of others;
2.Publish, post, upload, e-mail, distribute, or disseminate (collectively, “Transmit”) any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent, or unlawful content;
3.Transmit files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage or adversely affect the operation of another person’s computer, our sites, any software or hardware, or telecommunications equipment;
4.Advertise or offer to sell any goods or services for any commercial purpose unless you have our written consent to do so;
5.Transmit surveys, contests, pyramid schemes, spam, unsolicited advertising or promotional materials, or chain letters;
6.Download any file that you know or reasonably should know cannot be legally obtained in such manner;
7.Falsify or delete any author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or the source of software or other material;
8.Restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying any public area within our sites;
9.Collect or store personal information about other end users;
10.Interfere with or disrupt our sites, servers, or networks;
11.Impersonate any person or entity, including, but not limited to, a Professional Association of Caregivers representative, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;
12.Forge headers or manipulate identifiers or other data in order to disguise the origin of any content transmitted through our sites or to manipulate your presence on our sites;
13.Take any action that imposes an unreasonably or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure;
14.Engage in any illegal activities.
In addition, you agree to comply with Professional Association of Caregivers’s website rules which are deemed to be incorporated into this Agreement.
You retain all ownership rights to information, text, graphics, or other materials you publish on the Professional Association of Caregivers website. However, you grant us an irrevocable right and license to reproduce, publish and distribute all or any portion of your content online and offline and permit others to do the same. You can edit or remove your content from the Professional Association of Caregivers website at any time; but if we have distributed your content to others, we may be unable to require them to make the same changes.
13. Account Termination Policy
Professional Association of Caregivers will terminate a User’s access to its Website if, under appropriate circumstances, they are determined to be a repeat infringer. Professional Association of Caregivers reserves the right to decide whether Content or a User Submission is appropriate and complies with these Terms of Service for violations other than copyright infringement, such as, but not limited to, obscene or defamatory material, or excessive length. Professional Association of Caregivers may remove such User Submissions and/or terminate a User’s access for uploading such material in violation of these Terms of Service at any time, without prior notice and at its sole discretion.
All content available on the Professional Association of Caregivers website, including site design, text, graphics, interfaces, and the selection of arrangements thereof is copyrighted by Professional Association of Caregivers, with all rights reserved, or is the property of third parties protected by intellectual property rights. Professional Association of Caregivers’s marks/trademarks may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not provided by the Professional Association of Caregivers website, in any matter that is likely to cause confusion among customers, or in any manner that disparages or discredits Professional Association of Caregivers. If you believe content on the Professional Association of Caregivers website infringes your copyright, you should send notice of copyright infringement to Professional Association of Caregivers’a Copyright Agent. Your notice must meet the requirements of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (as required under 17 U.S.C. §512) by providing the following information:
1. An identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed
2. An identification of the material that you claim is infringing so that we may locate it on the site
3. Your address, telephone number and email address
4. A statement by you that you have a good-faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent or the law
5. A statement by you that the above information in your notice is accurate, made under penalty of perjury, and that you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest involved
6. Your signature
The notice should be mailed to the agent set forth in Section 15 below. Upon receipt of notice as described above, Professional Association of Caregivers will take whatever action, in its sole discretion, it deems appropriate, including removal of the challenged content from the Professional Association of Caregivers website.
15. Notification of Claimed Copyright Infringement.
Pursuant to Section 512(c) of the Copyright Revision Act, as enacted through the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, caregiverlist.com designates the following individual as its agent for receipt of notifications of claimed copyright infringement.
Professional Association of Caregivers
345 N. Canal Street
Chicago, IL 60606
By Email: susan@Caregiverlist.com
16. Other Terms.
If any part of these Terms is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the Terms shall continue in effect.
Our failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.
You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of our sites or these Terms must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred.
Please submit any notifications of broken links via our Contact Us form.
Last Updated: August 6, 2013
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