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LICENSE AND ACCESS TO THE WEB SITE AND RESTRICTIONS
The Alliance grants you a limited, non-transferable license to access and use for non-commercial purposes the Web Site. Such limited license shall enable you to use the Web Site for informational purposes and certain other limited purposes provided herein. Except as otherwise provided herein, this license shall not include any resale or commercial use of the Web Site or its Content, or any derivative use of the Web Site or its Content.
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Except for the Job Postings (as defined below), no Content from this Web Site may be reproduced, copied, republished, framed, hyperlinked, downloaded, uploaded, transmitted, posted, or distributed in any way. You may, however, to the extent that such action does not violate the rights of any third-parties (with respect to which The Alliance makes no representations or warranties), download one copy of the Content on a single computer for your personal, non-commercial use, provided that you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices. Storing, reproducing, or copying of any Content for any purpose other than personal use is expressly prohibited without prior permission from Alliance, and/or from the copyright holder identified in any copyright notice contained in the Content. You may build a hyperlink to the home page of this Web Site, provided that you agree to cease and terminate such hyperlink immediately upon the request of The Alliance.
No other or further use of this Web Site or the Content is permitted without the prior written permission of The Alliance. Use of any spider, robot, other automatic device, or manual process to copy, reproduce, or monitor this Web Site or the Content is expressly and strictly forbidden.
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COMMUNICATIONS CONTAINED ON THIS WEB SITE
By uploading or otherwise submitting any User Generated Content to any Forum or to The Alliance, you automatically grant (or warrant that the owner of such rights has expressly granted) to The Alliance a perpetual, royalty-free, irrevocable, non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, translate, publish, create derivative works from and distribute such materials or incorporate such materials into any medium, form, or technology now known or later developed throughout the universe. In addition, you warrant that all “moral rights” or their equivalents in those materials have been waived.
In general, The Alliance will not monitor or edit the User Generated Content contained within any Forum on this Web Site unless required to do so by law. You, and all other guests, Members, and other users of this Web Site, shall remain solely responsible for any User Generated Content and the content of their own communications. The Alliance does not represent or warrant the truthfulness, accuracy or reliability of any User Generated Content or any other communications posted by any user of third party or endorse any content or opinions expressed by them. You acknowledge that any reliance on any User Generated Content will be at your own risk. Notwithstanding the foregoing, The Alliance has the right, but not the obligation, to monitor, edit, and/or remove any User Generated Content, Forum content or other communications from any portion of this Web Site.ANY AND ALL USER GENERATED CONTENT SHALL NOT BE DEEMED PERSONAL INFORMATION FOR PURPOSES OF THE PRIVACY STATEMENT AND THE ALLIANCE’S RIGHT TO USE AND DISCLOSE ANY SUCH INFORMATION SHALL GOVERN OVER ANY TERMS OF PRIVACY STATEMENT.
The Job Posting Forum is provided for the convenience of our Members and The Alliance does not screen or censor the listings. The Alliance is not involved in the actual transaction between employers and candidates. The Alliance has no control over the User Generated Content, the quality, safety or legality of the jobs posted, the truth or accuracy of the listings, the ability of the employers to offer the job opportunities to candidates or the ability of candidates to fill the job openings. The Alliance makes no representations about any jobs or User Generated Content on the WebSite. The Alliance may take any action with respect to User Generated Content that it deems necessary or appropriate in its sole discretion if it believes that such User Generated Content could create liability for The Alliance, damage The Alliance’s brand or public image, or cause The Alliance to lose (in whole or in part) the services of its ISPs or other suppliers. While The Alliance reserves the right in its sole discretion to remove User Generated Content, Job Postings, or other material from the Web Site from time to time, The Alliance does not assume any obligation to do so and disclaims any liability for failing to take any such action.
LIMITATIONS UPON SCOPE & TERRITORY OF USE
Unless otherwise specified, the Content of this Web Site is provided solely for the non-commercial purpose of furthering and promoting the goals of the industry of pharmaceutical and medical device compliance professionals and related entities. The Alliance is incorporated in the State of New Jersey, and operates and conducts its activities within the United States of America. The Alliance makes no representation that any Content contained within this Web Site is appropriate or available for use in other locations or jurisdictions. Any persons, individuals, or other entities who choose to access or use the Content or this Web Site from other jurisdictions or locations do so on their own initiative, and are solely responsible for establishing the usability or correctness of any information or Content contained within this Web Site under the law of any such jurisdictions or locations, as well as the compliance of any such information or Content with any applicable requirements of local laws and regulations. You, and all other guests, Members, and users, agree that the laws of the State of New Jersey shall govern any dispute (as set forth herein), including, but not limited to, those arising from the use by The Alliance of any personal information or otherwise relating to privacy issues.
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LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE, SHALL THE ALLIANCE BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE CONTENT ON THIS WEB SITE, EVEN IF THE ALLIANCE OR AN ALLIANCE-AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY OR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE ALLIANCE’S TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES, AND CAUSES OF ACTION (WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE), OR OTHERWISE) EXCEED THE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU, IF ANY, FOR ACCESSING THIS WEB SITE.
NO LEGAL OR PROFESSIONAL ADVICE
The Content contained on this Web Site has been prepared by The Alliance as a service to its guests, users, Members and the pharmaceutical and medical device compliance industry and community, and is not intended to constitute legal advice, or any other kind of professional advice. The Alliance has used reasonable efforts in collecting, preparing and providing quality information and material, but does not warrant or guarantee the accuracy, completeness, adequacy, timeliness or currency of the information contained on or linked to this Web Site. Users of information from this Web Site or links from this Web Site do so at their own risk, and are advised and encouraged to seek or consult legal counsel and/or other professional advice as appropriate.
PRODUCTS, SERVICES, & USER GENERATED CONTENT
Any reference made by this Web Site to any specific commercial product, process, or service (or provider of such product, process or service) by trade name, trademark, hyperlink, or otherwise, does not constitute or imply an endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by The Alliance of such product, process, service or provider, or conversely, an endorsement, recommendation, or favoring of The Alliance by such provider. All User Generated Content, including, without limitation, any opinions, advice, statements, services, offers or other information expressed or made available by third-parties, are those of the respective author(s) or distributor(s) and do not necessarily state or reflect those of The Alliance, or its members, employees, or agents.
LINKS & REFERENCES TO OTHER WEB SITES & SERVICES
To the extent that this US-based Web Site contains links to outside services and resources, The Alliance does not control the availability and content of those outside services and resources. Any concerns regarding any such service or resource, or any link thereto, should be directed to the particular service or resource. The Alliance is not responsible for the availability of such external sites, or resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. YOU FURTHER ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT THE ALLIANCE SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, FOR ANY DAMAGE OR LOSS CAUSED OR ALLEGED TO BE CAUSED BY OR IN CONNECTION WITH USE OF OR RELIANCE ON ANY SUCH CONTENT, GOODS, OR SITES AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH ANY SUCH SITE OR RESOURCE.
FEES & CHARGES
The Alliance reserves the right at any time to charge fees for access to, or use of, portions of this Web Site or this Web Site as a whole. In no event, however, will you be charged for access to this Web Site unless The Alliance obtains your prior agreement to pay such charges. Your prior use of this Web Site shall not constitute a waiver of any right by The Alliance to charge fees for access to any portions of this Web Site, or to this Web Site as a whole, nor shall your prior use or access to this Web Site provide evidence of any entitlement to use of, or access to, this Web Site without the payment of any applicable fees or charges which are subsequently created or imposed consistent with this paragraph.
USAGE AND ACCESS TO THIS WEB SITE BY CHILDREN
This Web Site is directed to adults and is not directed to children under the age of 18. The Alliance cannot prohibit minors from visiting this Web Site. The Alliance must rely on parents, guardians and those responsible for supervising children under 13 to decide which materials are appropriate for such children to view and/or purchase. The Alliance complies with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act and does not permit registration by and will not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18. This requirement will be posted wherever The Alliance collects data within this Web Site, such as during the registration process.