The purpose of our Web Site is to allow users to access information provided by SEP. The information, materials, Services, messages, and other Content (as defined in Section 2 below) are provided for educational and information purposes only. The Content is not intended as a substitute for obtaining medical advice, a professional diagnosis or treatment from a healthcare professional. Please do not take any healthcare action, or rely on any information provided, based on the Content of the Web Site, without first talking to your healthcare professional. Do not disregard medical advice, delay seeking medical care or discontinue treatment or medication based on any Content.
The Web Site and the Services may only be used by you for lawful purposes. Transmission, distribution, or storage of Content or other material in violation of any applicable local, state, federal, foreign, or international laws, rules, or regulations is prohibited. You understand that the technical processing and transmission of the Services may involve (a) transmissions over various networks, and (b) changes to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices.
You understand that all information, advertising, data, text, articles, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages, postings, or other materials (“Content”), whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, are the sole responsibility of the person from whom such Content originated. Under no circumstances will SEP be liable in any way for any Content, including, but not limited to, any errors or omissions in any Content, or any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content posted, e-mailed, or otherwise transmitted, whether by SEP, you, or others.
You agree to not use the Services to: (a) upload, post, e-mail, or otherwise transmit any Content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically, or otherwise objectionable; (b) harm minors in any way; (c) impersonate any person or entity, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with any person or entity; (d) post any incomplete, false, or inaccurate biographical information; (e) forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any Content transmitted through the Services; (f) upload, post, e-mail, or otherwise transmit any Content that you do not have a right to transmit under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as inside information, proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements); (g) upload, post, e-mail, or otherwise transmit any Content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, or other proprietary right of any party; (h) upload, post, e-mail, or otherwise transmit any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, junk mail, spam, chain letters, pyramid schemes, or any other similar solicitations; (i) upload, post, e-mail, or otherwise transmit any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files, or programs designed to interrupt, destroy, or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment; (j) disrupt the normal flow of dialogue, cause a screen to scroll faster than other users of the Services are able to type, or otherwise act in a manner that negatively affects other users’ ability to engage in real time exchanges; (k) interfere with or disrupt the Services or servers or networks connected to the Web Site, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies, or regulations of networks connected to the Web Site; (I) intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, state, federal, foreign, or international laws, rules, and regulations; (m) stalk or otherwise harass another; or (n) collect, store, or use personal data about other users of the Services.
When retrieving information from the Web Site, you are prohibited from (a) using or attempting to use spiders, robots, avatars, intelligent agents, or any other extraction or navigation search except for a normal browser; (b) aggregating, copying, or duplicating any of the materials or information except for the small amount of materials and information temporarily required for an ordinary single use of the Web Site; and (c) accessing data not intended for you.
Recognizing the global nature of the Internet, you acknowledge that what may legally be done on or through the Internet in the jurisdiction of your residence may not be permissible in every jurisdiction in the world. Therefore, you specifically agree to comply with all local laws, rules, and regulations of the jurisdiction of the recipient regarding online conduct and acceptable Content. In addition, you agree to comply with all applicable laws, rules, and regulations regarding the transmission of technical data exported from the United States and the country in which you reside.
No Resale of Services
You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit for any commercial purposes, any portion of the Services and/or Content, use of the Services and/or Content, or access to the Services and/or Content, without the express written consent of SEP and the Content author.
Modification and Termination
You acknowledge that SEP may establish general practices and limits concerning use of the Services. You agree that SEP has no responsibility or liability for the deletion or failure to store any messages and other communications or other Content maintained or transmitted by the Services. You further acknowledge that SEP reserves the right to change these general practices and limits at any time, in its sole discretion, with or without notice. If any charge is applicable to any Services, SEP will notify you in advance.
SEP reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Services, in whole or in part, with or without notice. You agree that SEP shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension, or discontinuance of the Services or removal of Content.
You agree that SEP, in its sole discretion, may terminate your use of the Services, in whole or in part, and remove and discard any Content, for any reason without notice. Further, you agree that SEP shall not be liable to you or any third party for any termination of your access to the Services.
The Services may provide, or third parties may provide, links to other Web sites or resources. Because SEP has no control over such sites and resources, you agree that SEP is not responsible for the availability of such sites or resources and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any Content, advertising, products, services, or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. You further acknowledge and agree that SEP 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 or products or services available on or through any such sites or resources.
SEP’s Proprietary Rights
Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitations of Liability
YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT: (a) YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES AND CONTENT IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE SERVICES AND CONTENT ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. SEP EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF ACCURACY OF DATA, TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT, AND ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY ARISING FROM A COURSE OF DEALING OR PERFORMANCE OR FROM USAGE OF TRADE; (b) SEP MAKES NO WARRANTY (i) THAT THE SERVICES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR FREE, (ii) THAT THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE SERVICES OR CONTENT WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE, (iii) THAT THE QUALITY OF ANY CONTENT, PRODUCTS, SERVICES, INFORMATION, OR OTHER MATERIAL OBTAINED BY YOU THROUGH THE SERVICES WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS; (c) DOWNLOADING OR OTHERWISE OBTAINING ANY CONTENT OR OTHER MATERIAL THROUGH THE USE OF THE SERVICES IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL; (d) NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM SEP OR THROUGH OR FROM THE SERVICES OR CONTENT SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THIS WEB SITE USER AGREEMENT.
YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT SEP SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES) RESULTING FROM: (a) THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICES OR CONTENT; (b) THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE PRODUCTS AND SERVICES RESULTING FROM ANY PRODUCTS, DATA, INFORMATION, OR SERVICES OBTAINED OR CONTENT USED OR MESSAGES RECEIVED OR TRANSACTIONS ENTERED THROUGH OR FROM THE SERVICES; (c) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA; (d) STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON THE SERVICES; (e) ANY INTERRUPTION, SUSPENSION, OR TERMINATION OF THE SERVICES, OR (f) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO THE SERVICES, THE CONTENT, OR THE WEB SITE, EVEN IF SEP HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
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 LIMITATIONS OF THIS SECTION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.