CHANGES TO THE SITE AND CONTENT; MODIFICATION OF THESE TERMS
GLOBAL GENES MAY MAKE CHANGES TO, AND/OR DISCONTINUE OR SUSPEND ACCESS TO THE SITE’S CONTENT AT ANY TIME WITHOUT NOTICE. YOU AGREE THAT GLOBAL GENES WILL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU OR TO ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY CHANGES, SUSPENSION OR DISCONTINUANCE OF THE SITES, AND/OR CONTENT (OR ANY PART THEREOF).
ACCESS AND USE OF SITE AND CONTENT
Subject to your compliance with these Terms, Global Genes grants you a limited, revocable, nonexclusive right to access and use the Sites and the Content (as defined below) solely for your own internal use. In addition, if you are registered as a patient advocacy group, Global Genes may provide you with dashboard access to certain Content graphics that summarize aggregated information related to specific disease populations (“Cohort Graphics”). In such case, Global Genes grants the applicable patient advocacy group a limited, revocable, nonexclusive right to reproduce and distribute such Cohort Graphics for the purpose of engaging in advocacy work on behalf of the applicable disease population, provided that you do not modify the Cohort Graphics or remove, change or obscure any copyright, trademark, service mark or other proprietary rights notices incorporated in the Cohort Graphics.
Global Genes and its licensors retain all right, title and interest in and to the Sites, including, without limitation, any and all text, graphics, images, music, software, audio, video, works of authorship of any kind, and information or other materials that are posted, generated, provided or otherwise made available through the Site (collectively, the “Content”). All Global Genes trademarks are strictly owned by Global Genes, and nothing in these Terms will be construed to transfer ownership rights or grant any permission, license or other rights to any Global Genes trademark without written authorization from Global Genes. The names of actual companies and products mentioned within the Sites and/or Content may be the trademarks of their respective owners. Global Genes reserves all rights and licenses not expressly granted to you in these Terms and no implied license is granted by Global Genes. The Sites and its underlying technology are protected by copyright, trademark, patent, intellectual property, and other laws of the United States and foreign countries. You agree not to remove, change or obscure any copyright, trademark, service mark or other proprietary rights notices incorporated in or accompanying the Sites and/or any Content.
As a condition of your use of the Sites and Content, you warrant to Global Genes that you will not use the Sites, the Tool and/or Content for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms. Specifically, You are not allowed to (directly or indirectly): (a) resell or otherwise make commercial use of the Site, the Tool and/or Content; (b) collect or use any images, descriptions, or other content included in the Site, the Tool and/or Content, or any portion thereof; (c) copy, imitate, distribute, publicly perform, or publicly display Site, the Tool and/or Content; (d) modify or otherwise make any derivative uses of the Site, the Tool and/or Content, or any portion thereof; (e) use data mining, robots or similar data gathering or extraction methods on the Site; (f) perform, or release or disclose the results of, any benchmark testing or vulnerability assessments of the Site; (g) introduce into the Site any viruses, Trojan horses, malware, spyware, adware or other disruptive software, or any software code, which is designed to disrupt, damage, or perform unauthorized actions on a computer system; (h) remove or alter any proprietary notices or labels on or in the Site, the Tool and/or Content; (i) use the Site, the Tool and/or Content to directly or indirectly develop any product or service that competes with the Site; (j) download (other than page caching) any portion of the Site, the Tool and/or Content or any information contained therein, except as expressly permitted on the Site; or (k) use the Site, the Tool and/or Content other than as expressly permitted in these Terms.
You may not use the Site, the Tool and/or Content in any manner that would violate any applicable laws, rules or regulations, or, which could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Site or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the Site, the Tool and/or Content. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the Site, including, but not limited to, data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction tools.
Global Genes shall be entitled to unrestricted use of any and all comments, suggestions, ideas, notes, drawings, concepts, problems or other information with respect to the Site, the Content or any Global Genes programs or services disclosed or offered by you to us (collectively,” Feedback”). We may use the Feedback for any and all purposes whatsoever, commercial or otherwise, without any payment or other obligation to you or any other person involved with the creation of the Feedback.
Global Genes reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate and/or suspend your access to the Site, the Tool and/or Content or any portion thereof at any time, for any reason, without notice.
GLOBAL GENES’ SERVICE PROVIDERS
LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES
The Site contains links to other third-party websites which are not controlled or owned by Global Genes (“Linked Site”) and who are not service providers to Global Genes. If you decide to access and use such Linked Site, be advised that your use is governed solely by the terms and conditions of such Linked Site, and Global Genes does not endorse, is not responsible for, and make no representations as to such Linked Site, their content or the manner in which they handle your data. Global Genes is not liable for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with your access or use of any such Linked Site, or your reliance on the privacy practices of other policies of such Linked Site.
AVAILABILITY OF THE SITE
Global Genes makes no claims regarding the availability or right to access or use of the Site, the Tool and/or Content. Global Genes may restrict access to the Site, the Tool and/or Content, or portions thereof, in certain countries in its sole discretion, and the Site the Tool and/or Content may not be available or accessible in all languages. If you use or access the Site, the Tool and/or Content outside of the United States, you are responsible for compliance with the laws and regulations of your jurisdiction with respect to your use of the Site, the Tool and/or Content in your country of residence.
PRIVACY AND PERSONAL INFORMATION
THE SITES AND CONTENT (AND ANY PART THEREOF), AND ANY OTHER MATERIALS OR INFORMATION MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITES, ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE”. GLOBAL GENES AND ITS LICENSORS AND SUPPLIERS HEREBY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ANY REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES OR GUARANTEES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE, SATISFACTORY PURPOSE, ACCURACY, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.
GLOBAL GENES AND ITS LICENSORS AND SUPPLIERS DO NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY GUARANTEE THAT SITE, THE TOOL AND/OR CONTENT (OR ANY PART THEREOF), OR ANY OTHER MATERIALS OR INFORMATION MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE: (I) WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS; (II) WILL BE COMPATIBLE WITH YOUR NETWORK, COMPUTER OR MOBILE DEVICE, OR ANY THIRD-PARTY SITE; (III) WILL BE AVAILABLE ON AN UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE OR ERROR-FREE BASIS; OR (IV) WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN OBTAINED BY YOU FROM RARE-X OR ANY THIRD PARTY SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY.
GLOBAL GENES DOES NOT WARRANT, ENDORSE, GUARANTEE OR ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY LINKED SITE, ADVERTISED OR ACCESSIBLE THROUGH THE SITE THE TOOL AND/OR CONTENT, AND RARE-X WILL NOT BE A PARTY TO, OR IN ANY WAY MONITOR, ANY TRANSACTION BETWEEN YOU AND THE THIRD-PARTY OPERATORS OF SUCH LINKED SITE.
IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH ANY PORTION OF THE SITE, THE TOOL AND/OR CONTENT, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THE SITE.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL GLOBAL GENES BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, OR FOR ANY DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THE SITE THE TOOL AND/OR CONTENT, WITH THE DELAY OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE THE TOOL AND/OR CONTENT, OR FOR ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED THROUGH THE SITE THE TOOL AND/OR CONTENT, OR OTHERWISE ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF THE SITE THE TOOL AND/OR CONTENT, WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF GLOBAL GENES HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF DAMAGES. IN NO EVENT SHALL GLOBAL GENES’ TOTAL CUMULATIVE LIABILITY ARISING FROM OR RELATED TO THESE TERMS OR THE ACCESS, USE OF, OR INABILITY TO ACCESS OR USE THE SITE, THE TOOL AND/OR CONTENT (OR ANY PART THEREOF), AND/OR ANY OR ANY OTHER MATERIALS OR INFORMATION MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE, EXCEED ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100.00). GLOBAL GENES DISCLAIMS ALL LIABILITY OF ANY KIND OF GLOBAL GENES’ LICENSORS AND SUPPLIERS.
APPLICATION OF DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATIONS
BECAUSE SOME STATES/JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE DISCLAIMERS OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES AND/OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR OTHER DAMAGES, THE DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATIONS SET FORTH IN SECTIONS 9 AND 10 MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU, INCLUDING WITH RESPECT TO BREACH OF SECTION 8. IN SUCH EVENT, THE LIABILITY OF RARE-X FOR SUCH DAMAGES WILL BE LIMITED TO THE GREATEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW IN SUCH JURISDICTION.
You agree that you are solely responsible for (and that Global Genes has no responsibility to you or to any third party for) any breach of your obligations under the Terms and for the consequences (including any loss or damage which Global Genes may suffer) of any such breach. Except as prohibited by law, you will hold Global Genes and its officers, directors, employees and agents harmless for any indirect, punitive, special, incidental or consequential damage, however it arises (including attorneys’ fees and all related costs and expenses of litigation and arbitration, or at trial or on appeal, if any, whether or not litigation or arbitration is instituted), whether in an action of contract, negligence or other tortious action, or arising out of or in connection with these Terms, including without limitation any claim for personal injury or property damage, arising from (i) your use of and access to the Site, the Tool and/or Content; and (ii) your violation of any of these Terms. We reserve the right to assume control of the defense of any third-party claim that is subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will cooperate with us in asserting any available defenses. This defense and indemnification obligation will survive these Terms and your use of the Services.
GOVERNING LAW AND DISPUTES
Governing Law. These Terms will be governed by the laws of the State of California, United States of America without giving effect to any conflict of laws principles.
Disputes. Except as otherwise set forth in these Terms, you agree that any dispute between you and Global Genes arising out of or relating to these Terms or the Site, the Tool and/or Content (or any part thereof) (collectively, “Disputes”) shall be governed by the provisions set forth in this Section.
Informal Resolution. Before resorting to formal dispute resolution in accordance with this Section, you agree to first contact us directly at [email protected] to seek an informal resolution to any Dispute. In the event a Dispute is not resolved within thirty (30) days after submission, you or Global Genes may institute arbitration in accordance with the procedures set forth in this Section.
Dispute Resolution. Any and all Disputes that cannot be resolved through informal resolution as set forth above shall be resolved exclusively through the state or federal courts in Los Angeles California unless otherwise mutually agreed to by the parties.
Alternatively, we may agree to use the JAMS Virtual Mediation & Arbitration services to resolve disputes remotely, by telephone, online and/or be solely based on written submissions and any judgment on the award rendered by the arbitrator shall be binding, final, and confidential, and may be entered in any court of competent jurisdiction.
The Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and Global Genes, and supersedes all prior oral or written agreements or communications with regard to the subject matter described herein. Neither the rights nor the obligations arising under these Terms are assignable by you, and any such attempted assignment or transfer shall be void without effect. The official text of these Terms (and any notice submitted hereunder) will be in English. The parties acknowledge that they require that these Terms be drawn up in the English language only. In the event of any dispute concerning the construction or meaning of these Terms, reference will be made only to these Terms as written in English and not to any translation into another language.
You agree that if Global Genes does not exercise or enforce any legal right or remedy which is contained in the Terms (or which Global Genes has the benefit of under any applicable law), this will not be taken to be a formal waiver of Global Genes’ rights and that those rights or remedies will still be available to Global Genes. No waiver by either party of any breach of any provision hereof shall be deemed a waiver of any subsequent or prior breach of the same or any other provision.
If any court of law, having the jurisdiction to decide on this matter, rules that any provision of these Terms is invalid, then that provision will be removed from the Terms without affecting the rest of the Terms, which will remain in full force and effect.
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