TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE
We at the Medicare Rights Center (“MRC”, “we”, “us” or “our”) welcome you to our website (the “Site”). This document describes the terms and conditions of your use of the Site. By accessing or using the Site, you are acknowledging that you have read, understand, and agree, without limitation or qualification, to be bound by these Terms and Conditions.
Accuracy of Information
The information, materials and services offered on this Site are for general informational purposes only. We attempt to be as accurate as possible when describing our resources and services on the Site; however, we cannot guarantee that the content available on the Site, including without limitation the descriptions of the resources and services available on the Site, is accurate, complete, reliable, current, or error-free.
Some areas of the Site will invite you to create an account and password. If you choose to create an account, 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. If you are accessing and using the Site on someone else’s behalf, you represent that you have the authority to bind that person as a principal to all the terms and conditions provided herein, and you agree to accept liability for harm caused to MRC or the Site resulting from such access or use. We reserve the right to refuse service, terminate accounts, or remove or edit content, for any reason, in our sole discretion without prior notice. Note that on Medicare Rights University, one registration/subscription provides individual login information that can be used to access site content from up to three IP addresses (computers, tablets, phones, etc.) simultaneously. Attempting to use login information on more than three IP addresses simultaneously will result in a temporary block. For this reason, it is important to log out of the site after each use.
We do not wish to receive, and reserve the right to reject, Submissions or other postings which contain:
- Private or personal information that might identify an individual (other than information in which you identify yourself);
- Profanity or obscenities;
- Personal attacks on other individuals;
- Slanderous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, threatening or harassing comments; or
- Other information that MRC deems in its sole discretion to be inappropriate for the Site.
Any chat rooms, message boards, forums, guestbooks or other venues available on the Site for you to post or submit Submissions may be used for non-commercial purposes only. You may not post or submit any information intended to promote or generate revenue for yourself or any third party. Although we periodically monitor the content posted on the Site, we cannot be responsible for the views or opinions expressed by third parties. Nonetheless, if you believe that Submissions or other postings are violating the terms and conditions described in this document please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or, for Medicare Rights University, email@example.com. MRC reserves the right to take any action that it deems appropriate to enforce these terms and conditions.
All content that MRC makes available on the Site, including but not limited to text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips, data compilations, software and the combinations thereof (the “Content”) is the property of MRC, our affiliates, or our licensors, and may be protected by United States and international copyright laws. The trademarks, logos, and service marks displayed by MRC on the Site (collectively, the “Trademarks”) are the registered and unregistered marks of MRC, our affiliates, our licensors or our partners in the United States and other countries. All other Trademarks not owned by us, our affiliates or our partners that appear on the Site are the property of their respective owners, who may or may not be affiliated with, connected to, or sponsored by us. Except for the limited purposes set forth below, or as permitted under applicable law, neither the Content, the Trademarks, nor any other portion of the Site may be used, reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, accessed, modified, or otherwise exploited, in full or in part, for any purpose without our prior written consent.
We grant you a limited right to access and make personal use of the Site, including the right to print portions of the Site for your personal use. This limited right does not include the right to: (i) frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose the Site or any portion thereof without our prior written consent; (ii) modify or download the Site or its contents (except caching); (iii) make any use of the Site or its Content other than personal use; (iv) create any derivative work based upon either the Site or its Content; (v) collect account information for the benefit of another party; (vi) use any metatags or any other “hidden text” utilizing our name or the Trademarks without our express written consent; or (vii) use software robots, spiders, crawlers, or similar data gathering and extraction tools, or take any other action that may impose an unreasonable burden or load on our infrastructure. Any unauthorized use by you of the Site terminates your limited right to use Content without prejudice to any other remedy provided by applicable law.
Third Party Links
We are not responsible for the content of any non-MRC websites or web pages to which the Site links or is linked. Links appearing on the Site are for convenience only and are not an endorsement by us, our affiliates or our partners of the referenced content, product, service or supplier. Your linking to or from any non-MRC websites or web pages is at your own risk. We are in no way responsible for examining or evaluating, and we do not warrant the offerings of non-MRC websites or web pages to which the Site links or is linked, nor do we assume any responsibility or liability for the actions, content, products or services of such sites and pages, including without limitation their privacy policies and terms and conditions. You should carefully review the terms and conditions and privacy policies of all non-MRC websites and web pages that you visit.
For any paid services purchased through a third party, all transactions are subject to the terms and conditions of those third parties.
Representations and Warranties; Limitation of Liability
THE SITE IS PRESENTED “AS IS.” WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN CONNECTION WITH THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OR THE SITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR WARRANTIES THAT THE CONTENT AVAILABLE ON THE SITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION DESCRIPTIONS OF THE RESOURCES AND SERVICES AVAILABLE ON THE SITE, IS ACCURATE, COMPLETE, RELIABLE, CURRENT, OR ERROR-FREE. FURTHERMORE, WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND (INCLUDING LOST PROFITS) RELATED TO THE SITE REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OF ACTION WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE) OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold us harmless for any loss, damages or costs, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, resulting from any third party claim, action or demand arising out of or relating to your use of the Site.
Governing Law and Jurisdiction
These Terms and Conditions are governed by the laws of the State of New York. You hereby irrevocably consent to the exclusive personal jurisdiction of and venue in the state and federal courts of the State of New York located in the County of New York with respect to any disputes arising out of or relating to your use of the Site.
If you have any questions regarding these terms and conditions, please e-mail questions to firstname.lastname@example.org, or address correspondence to: Medicare Rights Center 520 Eighth Avenue, North Wing, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10018
Posted on April 3, 2014