EFFECTIVE DATE: October 25, 2017
You may not access or use, or attempt to access or use, the Services to take any action that could harm us or any third party, interfere with the operation of the Services, or use the Services in a manner that violates any laws. For example, and without limitation, you may not:
- Impersonate any person or entity or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with any person or entity or the origin of any information you provide;
- Engage in unauthorized spidering, scraping, or harvesting of content or personal information, or use any other unauthorized automated means to compile information;
- Obtain or attempt to gain unauthorized access to other computer systems, materials, information or any services available on or through the Services;
- Use any device, software, or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Service or any activity conducted on the Service or attempt to probe, scan, test the vulnerability of, or breach the security of any system or network;
- Circumvent, reverse engineer, decipher, decompile, disassemble, decrypt, or otherwise alter or interfere with (or attempt, encourage, or support anyone else’s attempt to engage in such activities) any of the software comprising or in any way making up a part of the Services. The use or distribution of tools designed for compromising security (e.g., password guessing programs, cracking tools or network probing tools) is strictly prohibited;
- Take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our network or infrastructure;
- Upload or otherwise transmit any communication, software, or material that contains a virus or is otherwise harmful to FORTITUDE-ALS.com or its users’ computers or systems;
- Send or cause to be sent any communications (including e-mails) to other users without their consent (e.g., “mailbombs” or “spamming”);
- Cause damage, embarrassment or adverse publicity to FORTITUDE-ALS.com; or
- Engage in any other conduct that restricts or inhibits any person from using or enjoying the Services, or that, in our sole judgment, exposes us or any of our users, affiliates, or any other third party to any liability, damages, or detriment of any type.
Violations of system or network security may result in civil or criminal liability. We may investigate and work with law enforcement authorities to prosecute users who violate the Terms. We may suspend or terminate your access to the Services for any or no reason at any time without notice.
The Services and any information or content provided therein are for informational and educational purposes only and are not a substitute for the professional judgment of a health care professional in diagnosing and treating patients. The website FORTITUDE-ALS.com does not give medical advice, nor does it provide medical or diagnostic services. The medical services are provided by doctors, who are independent of FORTITUDE-ALS.com. Your reliance upon any content or information provided through the Services is solely at your own risk.
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ELIGIBILITY AND REGISTRATION
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THIRD-PARTY CONTENT AND LINKS TO THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES
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DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
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WE MAKE NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, (1) THAT THE SERVICES OR ANY EMAIL WE SEND YOU IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS THAT MAY INFECT YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT OR OTHER PROPERTY BECAUSE OF YOUR ACCESS TO, USE OF, OR BROWSING ON THE SERVICES OR YOUR DOWNLOADING OF ANY MATERIALS, DATA, TEXT, IMAGES, VIDEO, OR AUDIO FROM THE SERVICES; OR (2) THAT THE SERVICE, WEBSITE CONTENT, FUNCTIONS OR MATERIALS CONTAINED THEREIN WILL BE TIMELY, SECURE, ACCURATE, COMPLETE, UP-TO-DATE, OR UNINTERRUPTED. FORTITUDE-ALS.COM DOES NOT NECESSARILY ENDORSE, SUPPORT, SANCTION, ENCOURAGE OR AGREE WITH ANY WEBSITE CONTENT OR ANY SUBMITTED MATERIALS, AND WE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL LIABILITY IN CONNECTION WITH USER CONTENT, INCLUDING LINKS TO OR CONTENT CONTAINED ON THIRD PARTY WEB SITES.
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LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
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WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, FORTITUDE-ALS.COM DISCLAIMS ALL LIABILITY OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM THE UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF YOUR INFORMATION.
IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH THE SERVICES, YOUR SOLE REMEDY IS TO STOP USING THE SERVICES.
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APPLICABLE LAW; JURISDICTION
These Terms are governed by, and must be construed in accordance with, the laws of the United States and the State of California, as applicable, without giving effect to their principles of conflicts of law. By using the Services, you waive any claims that may arise under the laws of other countries or territories.
With respect to any and all disputes arising out of or in connection with the Services or these Terms (including without limitation the Privacy Notice), FORTITUDE-ALS.com and you agree to negotiate in good faith and undertake reasonable efforts to cooperate with one another in order to achieve a mutually satisfactory resolution. If you and FORTITUDE-ALS.com do not resolve any dispute by informal negotiation, any other effort to resolve the dispute will be conducted exclusively by binding arbitration as described in this section. You are giving up the right to litigate (or participate in as a party or class member) all disputes in court before a judge or jury. Instead, all disputes will be resolved before a neutral arbitrator, whose decision will be final except for a limited right of appeal under the Federal Arbitration Act. Any court with jurisdiction over the parties may enforce the arbitrator’s award.
Any proceedings to resolve or litigate any dispute in any forum will be conducted solely on an individual basis. Neither you nor FORTITUDE-ALS.com will seek to have any dispute heard as a class action or in any other proceeding in which either party acts or proposes to act in a representative capacity. No arbitration or proceeding will be combined with another without the prior written consent of all parties to all affected arbitrations or proceedings.
FORTITUDE-ALS.com and you agree that all disputes arising under these Terms that cannot be settled through informal negotiation will be settled exclusively through confidential binding arbitration in San Francisco, California or another forum mutually agreed upon by the parties, pursuant to the Rules of Arbitration (“Rules”) of the International Chamber of Commerce (“ICC”) by a sole arbitrator nominated by agreement of the parties and confirmed in accordance with the said Rules. The arbitrator's award shall be binding and may be entered as a judgment in a court of competent jurisdiction. You agree that FORTITUDE-ALS.com is entitled to obtain preliminary injunctive relief to the extent allowed by law to enforce any of the terms of these Terms pending a final arbitral decision.
To the extent permitted by law, any claim or dispute under this agreement must be filed within one year in an arbitration proceeding. The one-year period begins when the claim or notice of dispute first could be filed. If a claim or dispute isn't filed within one year, it is permanently barred.
If any other provision of this section is found to be illegal or unenforceable, that provision will be severed, with the remainder of this section remaining in full force and effect.
SEPARATE TERMS AND CONDITIONS
In connection with your use of the Services, you may be asked to consent to policies or terms and conditions in addition to these Terms. Please read these supplemental policies and terms carefully before making any use of such portions of the Services. Any supplemental terms will not vary or replace these Terms regarding any use of the Services, unless otherwise expressly stated.
ACCESS OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES
FORTITUDE-ALS.com makes no claim that the Services are appropriate for access or use outside the U.S. Your access and use of the Services outside the U.S. are at your own risk, and you are responsible for compliance with the laws of your jurisdiction.
These Terms constitute the entire agreement between FORTITUDE-ALS.com and you, superseding any prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals (whether oral, written or electronic) between you and us. In the event any provision of these Terms is held unenforceable, it will not affect the validity or enforceability of the remaining provisions and will be replaced by an enforceable provision that comes closest to the intention underlying the unenforceable provision. You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and FORTITUDE-ALS.com as a result of these Terms or your access to and use of the Services.
Our failure to enforce any provisions of these Terms or respond to a violation by any party does not waive our right to subsequently enforce any terms or conditions of the Terms or respond to any violations. Nothing contained in these Terms is in derogation of our right to comply with governmental, court, and law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of the Services or information provided to or gathered by us with respect to such use.
If you have any questions regarding these Terms, please contact us using the Contact Us link on our website or by emailing: admin@FORTITUDE-ALS.com.