Terms and Conditions

Updated February 6, 2016

Welcome

Welcome to SurgiConnect™’s website and online services (“SurgiConnect Site” or the “Site”), an online information and communications service provided by SurgiConnect in Rockville, Maryland, (“SurgiConnect ” or “We” or “Us”). This policy is intended to cover the uses for all of the Site, although additional conditions, restrictions and privacy policies may apply.

Terms of use

Use of the Site is subject to the following terms of use. SurgiConnect™ may modify these terms and conditions at any time, and such modifications shall be effective immediately upon posting the modified terms and conditions on SurgiConnect™ Site. You agree to review the agreement periodically to be aware of such modifications, and your accessing or using the service constitutes your acceptance of the agreement as it appears at the time of your access or use. From time to time, SurgiConnect™ may offer website visitors the opportunity to participate in additional features or services through SurgiConnect™ Site. You may be required to enter into additional agreements or authorizations before you can access such features or services.

Intended for users 18 and older

The Site is intended for use by individuals 18 years of age or older. This website is not directed for use by children under the age of 18. Users under the age of 18 should get the assistance of a parent or guardian to use this site.
You agree that you will not:
Upload or transmit any communications or content of any type that may infringe or violate any rights of any party
Use this website for any purpose in violation of local, state, national or international laws
Use this site as a means to distribute advertising or other unsolicited material to any third party
Use this website to post or transmit material that is unlawful, obscene, defamatory, threatening, harassing, abusive, slanderous, hateful or embarrassing to any other person or entity
Attempt to disable, “hack” or otherwise interfere with the proper functioning of this website
If you use any part of the Site requiring secure access, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password and for restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password.

Order limitations

We reserve the right to reject any submission with us, or to limit data, without giving any reason. If we reject your submission, we will generally attempt to notify you using the email address you gave us when you submitted the data.

Termination of use

SurgiConnect™ may, in its sole discretion, terminate your account or your use of the Site at any time. You are personally liable for any data that you submitted prior to termination.
SurgiConnect™ reserves the right to change, suspend or discontinue all or any aspects of the Site at any time without prior notice.

Blogs and interactive media

If you use blogging features or otherwise post information to a Site, you give SurgiConnect™ the irrevocable right to reproduce, distribute, publish, display, edit, modify, create derivative works from and otherwise use your submission for any purpose, in any form, and on any media.
If you use blogging features or otherwise post information to the Site, you agree you will not:
Post material that infringes on the rights of any third party, including intellectual property, privacy or publicity rights
Post material that is unlawful, obscene, defamatory, threatening, harassing, abusive, slanderous, hateful or embarrassing to any other person or entity as determined by SurgiConnect™ in its sole discretion
Post advertisements of solicitations for business
Post chain letters or pyramid schemes
Impersonate another person including but not limited to a spouse, child or sibling
Allow another person to use your credentials for posting or viewing comments
Post the same note more than once or “spam”
SurgiConnect™ reserves the right (but is not obligated) to do any or all of the following:
Remove communications that fail to conform with these terms of use
Terminate a user’s access to the entire Site or specific features such as the blog
Edit or delete any communications posted on the blog features, regardless of whether such communications violate these standards.

Indemnification
You agree that you will indemnify SurgiConnect™ against any damages, losses, liabilities, judgments, costs or expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs) arising out of a claim by a third party relating to materials you have posted or other actions taken by you on the Site.

Intellectual property
The marks “SurgiConnect™,” and the SurgiConnect™ logo are trademarks and/or service marks of SurgiConnect™. The content and design of SurgiConnect™ Site is protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. You may not copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, display, transmit or frame any of these materials without prior written consent from the copyright owners, except that you may view, download, display and print a single copy of these materials on a single computer for personal, noncommercial use only, so long as: you do not alter or modify the materials in any way; you include all applicable notices and disclaimers (including copyright notices); and you do not use the materials in a way that suggests an association with SurgiConnect™ or an affiliated SurgiConnect™ entity. You understand and agree that title to these materials shall not pass to you or any other user.

Disclaimers
YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT SURGICONNECT™ SITE AND ANY SERVICES, CONTENT OR INFORMATION CONTAINED ON OR PROVIDED BY SURGICONNECT™ SITE IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” BASIS. SURGICONNECT™ DOES NOT MAKE ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, REPRESENTATIONS OR ENDORSEMENTS WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION WARRANTIES OF TITLE OR NONINFRINGEMENT, OR THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE) WITH REGARD TO THE SERVICE OR ANY MERCHANDISE, INFORMATION OR SERVICE PROVIDED THROUGH THE SERVICE. IN ADDITION, SURGICONNECT™ DOES NOT GUARANTEE THAT USE OF SURGICONNECT™ SITE WILL BE FREE FROM TECHNOLOGICAL DIFFICULTIES INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, UNAVAILABILITY OF INFORMATION, DOWNTIME, SERVICE DISRUPTIONS, VIRUSES OR WORMS, AND YOU UNDERSTAND THAT YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR IMPLEMENTING SUFFICIENT PROCEDURES AND CHECKPOINTS TO SATISFY YOUR PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS FOR ACCURACY OF DATA INPUT AND OUTPUT.

Errors on SurgiConnect™ Site

Content and availability of services are subject to change without notice. Errors will be corrected where discovered, and SurgiConnect™ reserves the right to revoke any stated offer and to correct any errors, inaccuracies or omissions including after an order has been submitted and whether or not the order has been confirmed and your credit card charged. If your credit card has already been charged for the purchase and your order is canceled, SurgiConnect™ will issue a credit to your credit card account in the amount of the charge. Individual bank policies will dictate when this amount is credited to your account. If you are not fully satisfied with your purchase, you may return it in accordance with the Site’s return policy.

Limitations of liability

THE USE OF THE SITE IS ENTIRELY AT YOUR OWN RISK, AND IN NO EVENT SHALL SURGICONNECT™ BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE, OR ANY OTHER MONETARY OR OTHER DAMAGES, FEES, FINES, PENALTIES, OR LIABILITIES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING IN ANY WAY TO THIS SERVICE, OR SITES ACCESSED THROUGH THIS SERVICE, AND/OR CONTENT OR INFORMATION PROVIDED HEREIN. YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY FOR DISSATISFACTION WITH THE SERVICE IS TO STOP USING THE SERVICE. USER HEREBY ACKNOWLEDGES THAT THIS PARAGRAPH SHALL APPLY TO ALL CONTENT, MERCHANDISE AND SERVICES AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

Links to third party websites

The Site contains links to other sites operated by third parties, including but not limited to third-party sites that may display the SurgiConnect™ trademarks (“Third-Party Site,” “Third-Party Sites”). These links are available for your convenience and are intended only to enable access to these Third-Party Sites and for no other purpose.
SurgiConnect™ does not warrant or make any representation about the substance, quality, functionality, accuracy, fitness for a particular purpose, merchantability or any other representation about any Third-Party Site or its content. A link to a Third-Party Site on the SurgiConnect™ Site does not constitute sponsorship, endorsement, approval or responsibility for any Third-Party Site. SurgiConnect™ makes no representation or warranty as to any products or services offered on any Third-Party Site. The conditions of use and privacy policy of any Third-Party Site may differ substantially from the conditions of use and legal notices that apply to your use of the Site. Please review the conditions of use for all Third-Party Sites for more information about the terms and conditions that apply to your use of Third-Party Sites.

Jurisdiction

You agree that any dispute or claim (including personal injury claims) related to your use of the SurgiConnect™ Site is subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the appropriate court in the state in which your care was originally given on-site by SurgiConnect™, or at which care was requested, and will be adjudicated pursuant to the laws of that state. This agreement also applies to anyone claiming on your behalf.

Contact information

If you have any questions about the Service, please contact us at info@surgiconnect.com.