AGREEMENT BETWEEN USER AND IEPM
The Institute of Endocrinology and Preventive Medicine (IEPM) website is comprised of various web pages operated by IEPM.The IEPM website is offered to you conditioned on your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions, and notices contained herein.
Your use of the IEPM website constitutes your agreement to all such terms, conditions, and notices.
IEPM reserves the right to change the terms, conditions, and notices under which the IEPM website is offered. Subscripion to this site is complimentary. In the future, some advanced paid services will be offered beyond the basic complimentary subscription. IEPM reserves all subscriptions rights including but not limited to any charges associated with the advanced service usage of the IEPM website. No charges will be made unless the you, as the subscriber, agree in advance to an additional service or technology feature offered.
This website contains photos. images, text, graphics, video, audio and other intellectual property content. All contents of the IEPM Web Site is © Copyright 2010 by Marina Johnson, M.D. All rights (including derivative rights) are reserved. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.
The phrase “The Institute of Endocrinology and Preventive Medicine ® “, logo components and “Solutions, Not Suppression ® ” are registered trademarks of D. Marina Johnson, M.D., P.A. The educational products and programs, “Questrogen ®”, “CardiAct ® ” , “Outliving Your Ovaries ®”, and “Johnson Menopause Method ®” are registered trademarks of D. Marina Johnson, M.D., P.A.
The names of actual companies, products and nutritional ingredient processes mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.
SPECIAL COPYRIGHT AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LICENSES
This website also contains photos. images, text, graphics, video, audio and other intellectual property content from other providers whose materials have been licensed by IEPM and/or Marina Johnson, M.D.
Photography content © 2008 by Gordon Blocker
Leaf Xray Photography content under license and © 2005 by Stephen N. Meyers
Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved by the copyright holders listed above
ADDITIONAL CREATIVE CONTRIBUTORS
Book artworks commissioned to Maria Rendon. – www.mariarendon.com
Website Design and artwork by Les Kerr Creative – www.leskerr.net
Additional design and artwork by Glenn Hadsall – www.bottle-rocket.com
DNN design and strategy by Will Ballard – www.fastarmadillow.com
Creative copy contributions by Poppy Sundeen – www.poppywriter.com
Creative copy contributions by Marshall Riggan – www.marshallriggan.com
The people depicted in the medical education content herein are fictitious but are based upon a compilation of actual patient data from the extensive clinical experiences of Marina Johnson, M.D. No association with any real person is intended or should be inferred.
When hyperlinking to the IEPM website, you must do so in a manner that does not imply any affiliation with or endorsement by IEPM or Dr. Marina Johnson for your enterprise, product and/or website. Dr. Johnson does NOT endorse any product, individual or service unless it is specifically in writing under these Terms and Conditions. Any implication that she does, in the absence of a written acknowledgment is deceptive and fraud.
IEPM does not engage in reciprocal hyperlinking arrangements. While you may link to any web page on our site as long as separation is maintained (see above)
LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES
The IEPM website may contain links to other website (“Linked Sites”). The Linked Sites are not under the control of IEPM and IEPM is not responsible for the contents of any Linked Site, including without limitation any link contained in a Linked Site, or any changes or updates to a Linked Site. IEPM is not responsible for webcasting or any other form of transmission received from any Linked Site. IEPM is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by IEPM of the site or any association with its operators.
NO UNLAWFUL OR PROHIBITED USE
As a condition of your use of the IEPM website, you warrant to IEPM that you will not use the IEPM website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices. You may not use the IEPM website in any manner which could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the IEPM website or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the IEPM website. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the IEPM website.
USE OF COMMUNICATION SERVICES
The IEPM website will contain the Dr. Marina Johnson Blog and/or other message or communication facilities designed to enable you to communicate with the public at large or with a group (collectively, “Communication Services”), you agree to use the Communication Services only to post messages and material that are proper and related to the particular Communication Service. By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree that when using a Communication Service, you will not:
- Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others.
- Publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information.
- Upload files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy of publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents.
- Advertise or offer to sell or buy any goods or services for ANY business purpose.
- Conduct or forward surveys, contests, pyramid schemes or chain letters.
- Restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Communication Services.
- Violate any code of conduct or other guidelines which may be applicable for any particular Communication Service.
- Harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including email addresses, without their consent.
- Violate any applicable laws or regulations.
IEPM has no obligation to monitor the Communication Services. However, IEPM reserves the right to review materials posted to a Communication Service and to remove any materials at its sole discretion. IEPM reserves the right to terminate your access to any or all of the Communication Services at any time without notice for any reason whatsoever.
IEPM reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in IEPM’s sole discretion.
Always use caution when giving out any personally identifying information about yourself or your children in any Communication Service. IEPM does not control or endorse the content, messages or information found in any Communication Service and, therefore, IEPM specifically disclaims any liability with regard to the Communication Services and any actions resulting from your participation in any Communication Service. Managers and hosts are not authorized IEPM spokespersons, and their views do not necessarily reflect those of IEPM.
Materials uploaded to a Communication Service may be subject to posted limitations on usage, reproduction and/or dissemination. You are responsible for adhering to such limitations if you download the materials.
MATERIALS PROVIDED TO IEPM OR POSTED AT ANY IEPM WEB SITE
IEPM does not claim ownership of the materials you provide to IEPM (including feedback and suggestions) or post, upload, input or submit to any IEPM Web Site or its associated services (collectively “Submissions”). However, by posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you are granting IEPM, its affiliated companies and necessary sublicensees permission to use your Submission in connection with the operation of their Internet businesses including, without limitation, the rights to: copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate and reformat your Submission; and to publish your name in connection with your Submission.
No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of your Submission, as provided herein. IEPM is under no obligation to post or use any Submission you may provide and may remove any Submission at any time in IEPM’s sole discretion.
By posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to your Submission as described in this section including, without limitation, all the rights necessary for you to provide, post, upload, input or submit the Submissions.
THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THE IEPM WEBSITE MAY INCLUDE INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY ADDED TO THE INFORMATION HEREIN.
IEPM AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR CHANGES IN THE IEPM WEBSITE AT ANY TIME. ADVICE RECEIVED VIA THE IEPM WEBSITE SHOULD NOT BE RELIED UPON FOR PERSONAL, MEDICAL, LEGAL OR FINANCIAL DECISIONS AND YOU SHOULD CONSULT AN APPROPRIATE PROFESSIONAL FOR SPECIFIC ADVICE TAILORED TO YOUR SITUATION.
IEPM AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY, RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY, TIMELINESS, AND ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS CONTAINED ON THE IEPM WEBSITE FOR ANY PURPOSE. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, ALL SUCH INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OR CONDITION OF ANY KIND. IEPM AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THIS INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
IEPM reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to the IEPM Web Site and the related services or any portion thereof at any time, without notice.
To the maximum extent permitted by law, this agreement is governed by the laws of the State of Texas, U.S.A. and you hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in Dallas County, Texas, U.S.A. in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of the IEPM website. Use of the IEPM website is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these terms and conditions, including without limitation this paragraph. You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and IEPM as a result of this agreement or use of the IEPM website. IEPM’s performance of this agreement is subject to existing laws and legal process, and nothing contained in this agreement is in derogation of IEPM’s right to comply with governmental, court and law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of the IEPM website or information provided to or gathered by IEPM with respect to such use. If any part of this agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the agreement shall continue in effect. Unless otherwise specified herein, this agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the user and IEPM with respect to the IEPM website and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between the user and IEPM with respect to the IEPM website. A printed version of this agreement and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form. It is the express wish to the parties that this agreement and all related documents be drawn up in English.