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 Terms of Use

When you use the CIBMTR (Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research) website (http://www.cibmtr.org and referred to here as the “website”), you agree to be bound by the Terms of Use stated below. These Terms explain your legal obligations when using the CIBMTR website. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, please do not use this website.

CIBMTR is a research collaboration between the National Marrow Donor Program®/Be The Match® and Medical College of Wisconsin. Throughout these Terms of Use, the term “CIBMTR” refers to the Medical College of Wisconsin and NMDP/Be The Match.

The Terms of Use covers the following main areas:

Privacy

These Terms of Use also incorporate the terms of CIBMTR’s Privacy Statement.

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Medical Disclaimer

Information contained on this website is not a substitute for a doctor’s medical judgment or advice. CIBMTR recommends that you discuss your specific, individual health concerns with your doctor or health care professional. The materials and discussions presented here describe current treatment options and drugs or treatments that may be under study, and are for informational purposes only. Treatment options or donation procedures should be determined by an individual and his or her treating doctor based on the individual’s overall health, age, disease, disease stage, and, if transplant is being considered as a treatment option, the availability of a suitably matched donor or cord blood unit.

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Rules of Conduct

While using the website, you agree to comply with all applicable laws, rules and regulations. In addition, CIBMTR expects the users of the website to respect the rights and dignity of others. Therefore, when using this website, you agree not to:

  1. Post or submit information about another person or company without the authorization to do so

  2. Interfere with any other user’s right to privacy by trying to access or collect information about any individual users of this website

  3. Interfere with the functioning of the website or with other people’s use of the website in any way, including:
    • Posting or transmitting any file or computer code or program (for example, viruses, worms, Trojan horses) that could damage or interfere with the operation of any hardware, software or telecommunications equipment
    • Interfering with the functioning of the website, its servers or networks
    • Hacking, defacing or modifying any portion of the website

  4. Copy, republish, sell or use for commercial purposes any portion of this website unless you have prior written permission from the CIBMTR. This includes framing or mirroring any part of the website, systematically downloading and storing any content, putting the content in a database or republishing it.

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Links to Other Sites

The CIBMTR website provides links to other Internet sites for informational purposes and the convenience of its users. CIBMTR is not responsible for the availability or content of these external sites, nor does CIBMTR control or guarantee the currency, accuracy, relevance or completeness of information found on linked-to, external websites.

CIBMTR cannot guarantee that linked, external websites comply with Section 508 (Accessibility Requirements) of the Rehabilitation Act. While occasionally CIBMTR makes endorsements or recommendations, it does not recommend products or services that appear as pop-up advertisements, and its endorsements are limited to those products and services that it explicitly recommends, and not those that may appear on its website for informational purposes.

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Ownership of Website Content

Unless otherwise indicated, copyright in all material on the website is owned by CIBMTR. You are welcome to print copies for your personal use. For any other use, CIBMTR copyrighted materials may not be reproduced in whole or in part without prior written permission from CIBMTR. For information about getting permission to use copyrighted materials owned by CIBMTR, see Copyright Information.

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DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES

YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT:

  1. YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE WEBSITE IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. CIBMTR AND THEIR COLLABORATORS, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, PARTNERS AND LICENSORS EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.

  2. CIBMTR AND ITS COLLABORATORS, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, PARTNERS AND LICENSORS MAKE NO WARRANTY THAT (i) THE WEBSITE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS; (ii) THE WEBSITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE OR ERROR-FREE; (iii) THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE WEBSITE WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE; (iv) THE QUALITY OF ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES, INFORMATION OR OTHER MATERIAL PURCHASED OR OBTAINED BY YOU THROUGH THE WEBSITE WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS; AND (v) ANY ERRORS IN THE SOFTWARE OR CODE UNDERLYING THE WEB SITE WILL BE CORRECTED.

  3. ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE WEBSITE IS ACCESSED AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK, AND YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL.

  4. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM CIBMTR OR THROUGH OR FROM THE WEBSITE SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS.

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LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT CIBMTR AND ITS COLLABORATORS, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, PARTNERS AND LICENSORS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF CIBMTR HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), RESULTING FROM: (i) THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE (ii) THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS AND SERVICES RESULTING FROM ANY GOODS, DATA, INFORMATION OR SERVICES PURCHASED OR OBTAINED OR MESSAGES RECEIVED OR TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO THROUGH OR FROM THE WEBSITE; (iii) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA; (iv) STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON THE WEBSITE; OR (v) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE.

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EXCLUSIONS AND LIMITATIONS

SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES OR THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. ACCORDINGLY, SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

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Indemnity

You agree to indemnify and hold CIBMTR and their collaborators, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, employees, partners and licensors harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third party due to, or arising out of, your use of the website.

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Governing Law and Jurisdiction

This website is controlled by the CIBMTR, which has headquarters in the State of Minnesota and the state of Wisconsin in the United States. The laws of the State of Minnesota govern the contract formed by these Terms of Use. You agree that the federal court of the District of Minnesota, if it has subject matter jurisdiction, has exclusive jurisdiction to hear and determine any claims or disputes between you and CIBMTR (and their collaborators, members, managers, officers, employees, agents and the assigns of same), pertaining directly or indirectly to these Terms of Use, or to any matter arising from your use of the website. If such federal court lacks subject matter jurisdiction, any state court located in Hennepin County, Minnesota, shall have exclusive jurisdiction to hear and determine such claims or disputes.

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Changes to the Website

CIBMTR can change or remove, either temporarily or permanently, the website or any part of it at any time and without prior notice to you. You agree that CIBMTR and their collaborators are not liable to you or to anyone else for any change or discontinuance to the website or any content, feature or product offered on the website.

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Waiver and Severability

If the CIBMTR does not exercise or enforce any particular right or provision in these Terms, the CIBMTR does not waive that right or provision. If a court finds any provision of these Terms invalid, then you and the CIBMTR agree that the court should try to follow the intention of that provision and that all other provisions of these Terms will remain in effect.

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Changes to Terms of Use

CIBMTR may change these Terms of Use at any time by posting the changed Terms on the website. All terms are automatically effective as soon as they are posted.

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Last Updated: 6/2/2015 2:55 PM
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