This Web site is intended and only suitable for individuals aged 17 and
above. Some of the content on this Web site may not be appropriate for children. Children under the age of 13 are not permitted to use this Web site. We strongly recommend that children between the ages of 13 and 17 ask for their parent’s or guardian’s permission before viewing our Web site. CRI-Help hereby disclaims all liability for use by individuals under the age of 17.
If any of the provisions of this Agreement are held unenforceable by a court or other tribunal of competent jurisdiction, then those provisions shall be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary to allow the remainder of this Agreement to retain its full force and effect. This Agreement constitutes the entire Agreement between you and CRI-Help applicable to its subject matter. It may not be modified except as described elsewhere in this Agreement. Anything on the Web site inconsistent or in conflict with the terms of this Agreement is superseded by the terms of this Agreement.
Information on this Web site does not Constitute Professional Advice All data, information, text, graphics, links and other material on CRI-Help’s Web site are provided as a convenience to our site visitors. It is for general informational and educational purposes only. Information provided here is not intended to serve as medical or other professional advice and is not to be used for diagnosis or treatment of any condition or symptom. Information provided on the site does not constitute the provision or practice of medical, nursing or professional health care advice or services.
You should consult your physician or other qualified health care provider regarding any specific questions you may have. You should never disregard professional advice or delay in seeking treatment based on the information contained on this site or other Web sites linked to or from it.
Participation in Online Communities, Discussion Boards, and Other Forums
If you participate in the Facebook program or any other CRI-Help online community, discussion board or other forum, you agree that anything you submit is being provided by you voluntarily, on a non-confidential basis and without any compensation due to you and you grant CRI-Help a perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free, transferable and sublicenseable, right and license to use, copy, distribute, modify, create joint and derivative works, your content, postings and Tagged Content in any form or format. You further agree that (a) You will not post, transmit, or link to any material, web sites, Tagged Content or other information or content that is libelous, defamatory, false, obscene, indecent, lewd, violent, abusive, threatening, harassing, discriminatory, or an expression of political or hate speech. (b) You may only post, upload or transmit photos or materials for which you have the copyright or other permission to distribute electronically citing the original source. You
may not violate, plagiarize, or infringe on the rights of third parties, including copyright, trademark, trade secret, privacy, personal, publicity, moral or proprietary rights. You agree that any Tagged Content or materials you post or upload will be owned by you or be in the public domain. (c) You may not intentionally post, create, upload or transmit any software or other material which contains a virus or other harmful code or device. (d) You may not solicit other users, or distribute advertising, for products or services through the Web site, distribute chain letters or messages, mass mailings or bulk email or other bulk messages, or gather email addresses for the purpose of sending bulk email or other messages to other users of the Web site. (e) If you choose to submit Tagged Content or post items in public or “chat” portions of the Web site, such material, information, photographs and other information you post in these public or group areas is available to the other individuals using the Web site and CRI-Help does not warrant, guarantee or otherwise take steps to prevent other users from copying, displaying, uploading, transmitting or otherwise using your material, information, photographs or other information for any purpose whatsoever. Always use caution in posting personally identifying information, and never exchange personal financial information, address, phone numbers or other personal information. (f) You will not post any material that violates any law or regulation. (g) You will not impersonate any other person or use the identity of some other living person. (i) Your postings will truthfully reflect your own experience.
CRI-Help may terminate or restrict your access to any CRI-Help online community, including access through the Web site.
Selection and Removal of Tagged Content
We have no obligation to monitor any related Web sites, chats, discussion boards or any other materials that you or third parties transmit or post on or to the Web site or related Web sites, if any. However, you acknowledge and agree that we have the right (but not the obligation) to monitor the Web site, discussion boards, the chats and the materials you transmit or post; to alter or remove any such materials (including, without limitation, any posting to a chat or discussion board); and to disclose such materials and the circumstances surrounding their transmission to any third party in order to operate the Web site properly, to protect ourselves, our sponsors, and our other clients and visitors, and to comply with legal obligations or governmental requests.
All access to this Web site is voluntary and at the sole risk of the user. CRI-Help does not warrant the accuracy of any materials on the site or on any other sites linked to or from it. Whereas CRI-Help strives to present timely and accurate information, it makes no representations that this information is free of errors or omissions that may be considered material. CRI-Help does not warrant the completeness or correctness, timeliness or usefulness of any opinions, advice, services, merchandise or other materials provided through the Web site. CRI-Help will not be liable for any decision made or action taken in reliance upon the information provided on the Web site. Except for information, products or services clearly and specifically identified as being supplied or endorsed by CRI-Help, CRI-Help does not endorse any products
or services appearing on this Web site or other Web sites linked to or from it.
BY VISITING THIS WEB SITE, YOU AGREE TO INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS CRI-HELP, AND ANY AFFILIATED CRI-HELP ENTITY, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES AND AGENTS (COLLECTIVELY “CRI-HELP PARTIES”) FROM AND AGAINST ALL CLAIMS, ACTIONS, DEMANDS, LIABILITIES, JUDGMENTS AND SETTLEMENT, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, FROM ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE OR ANY OTHER CLAIM YOU MAY INCUR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF THIS WEB SITE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY CLAIMS FOR DEFAMATION, VIOLATION OF PUBLICITY OR PRIVACY, COPYRIGHT OR TRADEMARK INFRINGEMENT RESULTING FROM YOUR SUBMISSIONS OF ANY CONTENT, TAGGED CONTENT OR OTHER MATERIALS, ANY ECONOMIC HARM, LOST PROFITS, DAMAGES TO BUSINESS, DATA OR COMPUTER SYSTEMS, OR ANY DAMAGES RESULTING FROM RELIANCE ON ANY CONTENT OR RESULTING FROM ANY INTERRUPTIONS, WORK STOPPAGES, COMPUTER FAILURES, DELETION OF FILES, ERRORS, OMISSIONS, INACCURACIES, DEFECTS, VIRUSES, DELAYS OR MISTAKES OF ANY KIND, EVEN IF YOU HAVE PREVIOUSLY ADVISED CRI-HELP OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH CLAIM. THE USER’S SOLE REMEDY FOR DISSATISFACTION WITH THE WEB SITE AND ANY OF ITS SERVICE IS TO STOP USING THE WEB SITE OR SERVICE. YOU AGREE THAT UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCE SHALL ANY OF THE CRI-HELP PARTIES BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGE RESULTING FROM YOUR USE OR INABILITY TO USE THIS WEB SITE OR THE MATERIALS ON THIS WEB SITE. THIS PROTECTION COVERS CLAIMS BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY, AND ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY. THIS PROTECTION COVERS ALL LOSSES AND CLAIMS OF ANY TYPE INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DIRECT OR INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, RELIANCE, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY, AND PUNITIVE DAMAGES, PERSONAL INJURY/WRONGFUL DEATH, LOST PROFITS, OR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM LOST DATA OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION.
Before seeking legal recourse for any harm you believe you have suffered arising from or related to your use of this Web site, you agree to inform us in writing and to give us thirty (30) days to cure the harm before initiating any action. You must initiate any cause of action within one year after the claim has arisen, or you will be barred from pursuing any cause of action.
This Web site is owned and operated by CRI-Help. The entire contents and
design of the site are protected by U.S. and international copyright law. All rights regarding the Web site and materials contained on the Web site are either owned by CRI-Help, are licensed to it, or are used with permission. CRI-Help and its licensors retain and reserve all proprietary rights to the contents of this Web site.
The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (the “DMCA”) provides remedies for copyright holders who believe in good faith that material appearing on the Internet infringes their rights under copyright law. If you believe in good faith that content or material on this Web site infringes a valid copyright owned by you, you (or your agent) may send CRI-Help a notice requesting that the material be removed, or access to it blocked. This request should be sent to: IT@CRI-Help.org; or to: CRI-Help, Inc. 11027 Burbank Boulevard, North Hollywood, CA 91601.
The notice must include the following information: (a) a physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed; (b) identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed; (c) identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or the subject of infringing activity; (d) the name, address, telephone number, and email address of the complaining party; (e) a statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent or the law; and (f) a statement that the information in the notification is accurate and, under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed If you believe in good faith that a notice of copyright infringement has been wrongly filed against you, the DMCA permits you to send us a counter-notice. Notices and counter-notices must meet the then-current statutory requirements imposed by the DMCA. Notices and counter-notices with respect to the Web site should be sent to the address above.
CRI-Help names and logos and all related product and service names, design marks and slogans are the trademarks or service marks of CRI-Help. All rights are reserved. You are not authorized to use any CRI-Help name or mark in any advertisement, publicity or in any other commercial manner without prior written consent of CRI-Help. All other trademarks appearing on the Web site are the property of their respective owners.
CRI-Help’s online Event Calendar provides a listing of CRI-Help-sponsored meetings, gatherings and seminars targeted to both professional and lay audiences. CRI-Help does not guarantee access to any event and reserves the right to cancel any event at any time for any reason. Notice of event cancellations will be posted on the Event Calendar. Whereas CRI-Help will attempt to send notices of event cancellations to online registrants by sending email to the address provided upon registration, it is each registrant’s responsibility to confirm that a specific event is going forward. Certain events require payment of admission or other fee to attend. If payment for such an event has been received and the event is subsequently canceled, CRI-Help will return payment.
Jurisdiction and Venue
Information provided on CRI-Help’s Web site is not targeted to users in any particular locality nor is it intended to constitute the doing of business in any jurisdiction.
Use of this Web site is prohibited in any jurisdiction having laws that would void this Agreement in whole or essential part or which makes accessing the Web site illegal. Users in such jurisdictions visit and use this Web site entirely at their own risk. Note: the essential parts of this Agreement include, without limitation, the exclusive venue and exclusive remedy provisions and the warranty disclaimers.
This Agreement is entered into and performed in the State of California, United States of America. It is governed by and shall be construed under the laws of California, exclusive of any choice of law or conflict of laws provisions. This Web site is intended for a United States audience. If you live outside the U.S. you may see information not approved and/or available in your country.
Requests for Information
While we take reasonable measures to protect the confidentiality of your information, no one can give absolute assurance that all information will
remain secure. Under certain circumstances, it is possible that third parties may be able to intrude on the server and view your information. CRI-Help is not responsible for illegal actions of third parties. By submitting information to CRI-Help, you agree that you are aware of these risks. If you do not wish to submit your information electronically, please telephone us at 800-413-7660 or 818-985-8323 or mail a letter request to the following address:
11027 Burbank Blvd.
North Hollywood, CA 91601
Links to Other Web sites
CRI-Help provides links to other Web sites that provide information or services which may be of help to you. CRI-Help provides these links for your convenience only. It is not responsible for the content of these sites or the programs, agencies, or businesses they describe. CRI-Help does not guarantee that these sites will meet your particular purposes.
Downloadable Files and Email
CRI-Help cannot and does not guarantee or warrant that email or files available for downloading from its Web site will be free of viruses or other code that may contaminate or destroy data on your computer. You are responsible for implementing sufficient protective procedures and checks to maintain the accuracy of your data for maintaining a data back-up or other means for the reconstruction of any lost data. CRI-Help does not assume any responsibility or risk for damage to your computer or its files related to your use of the Web site.
You may not assign any rights or obligations under this Agreement without CRI-Help’s prior written consent. CRI-Help may assign all or part of this Agreement.
You agree that any use of this site that is not explicitly authorized is a breach of contract, unauthorized access of a protected computer, and violation of CRI-Help’s intellectual property rights including copyright rights, in addition to any and all other claims CRI-Help may have against you.
All sections of this Agreement which, by their nature are designed to survive expiration or termination of this Agreement, including but not limited to indemnity and limitation of liability clauses, shall survive. No waiver of any of these Terms shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or condition or any other term or condition.
You may contact CRI-Help at IT@CRI-Help.org. By telephone at: 800-413-
7660 or 818-985-8323 or mail a letter request to the following address:
11027 Burbank Blvd.
North Hollywood, CA 91601
You agree that we may provide any and all notices to you by e-mail, telephone, fax, as well as by any other method.