Read this agreement carefully before using the Website. By entering the Web site you agree to be bound by the terms of this agreement.

The Web site ("Site") is operated by The France Foundation, Inc. ("The France Foundation"). The information contained and displayed on the Site is provided solely for educational and discussion purposes. The Site does not provide medical advice. Reported medical data becomes transformed almost daily with new research and clinical experiences. While The France Foundation and its partners make every effort to present accurate information, no warranty, expressed or implied, is offered. If you are a healthcare professional, you should exercise your professional judgment in evaluating any information. If you are a consumer, you should evaluate the information together with your physician or another qualified healthcare professional.

Ownership and Use of Materials
The materials on the Site are copyrighted, and any unauthorized use of any materials on the site may violate copyright, trademark, and other laws. You may view, copy, and download information or software ("Materials") found on the Site subject to the following terms, conditions, and exceptions:

  1. The materials are to be used solely for personal, noncommercial, informational and educational purposes.
  2. The materials are not to be modified. They are to be distributed in the format provided with the source clearly identified.
  3. The copyright information or other proprietary notices may not be removed, changed, or altered.

Materials may not be published, uploaded, posted, transmitted (other than as set forth herein), without The France Foundation's prior written permission.

All content on the Site is provided to you on an "as is," "as available" basis without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement. The France Foundation does not endorse, approve, or certify such information, nor does it guarantee its accuracy, completeness, efficacy, or timeliness. Reference herein to any commercial product, process, or service does not constitute or imply endorsement or recommendation by The France Foundation unless expressly stated.

The France Foundation makes no representations or warranties that use of this Site will be uninterrupted or error-free. You are responsible for taking all precautions necessary to ensure that any content you may obtain from the Site is free of viruses.

Limitation of Liability
While The France Foundation and its partners make every effort to present accurate information, The France Foundation, its employees, principals, or agents do not accept any responsibility or liability whatsoever whether in contract, tort, equity, or otherwise for any action taken as a result of information on this Site or for any error, inadequacy, deficiency, flaw, or omission in the information provided or arising out of or in connection with the Site, or any content on or accessed by use of the Site, or any copying display or other use thereof.

The France Foundation specifically disclaims any and all liability, whether based in contract, tort, strict liability, equity, or otherwise, for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, or special damages arising out of or in any way connected with access to or use of the Site, even if The France Foundation has been advised of the possibility of such damages, including but not limited to reliance by any party on any content obtained through use of the Site, or that arises in connection with mistakes or omissions in, or delays in transmission of, information to or from the visitor, interruptions in telecommunications connections to the Site or viruses, whether caused in whole or in part by negligence, acts of God, telecommunications failure, theft or destruction of, or unauthorized access to the Site or related information.

Sites linked to this Site may contain information created, published, and maintained by organizations independent of The France Foundation. Unless specified by The France Foundation, The France Foundation does not endorse, approve, certify, or control these external sites, nor any commercial product or service referenced therein, and does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, efficacy, or timeliness of information located therein.

The Internet is a public medium and electronic mail communication between you and The France Foundation via this Site is subject to the risk of being viewed by other parties. Accordingly, you acknowledge that any transmissions of confidential or proprietary information to The France Foundation via electronic mail are at your own risk.

Entire Agreement
By viewing, visiting, or otherwise using this Site, you agree to all of the terms and conditions set forth in these Terms of Use. These Terms of Use constitute the entire agreement between you and The France Foundation with respect to the use of this Site and its content.

Notwithstanding the foregoing, The France Foundation reserves the right to modify the Site and/or the Terms of Use at any time and you are deemed to be apprised of and bound by any such modifications. If any provision of these Terms of Use shall be held to be invalid, illegal, or unenforceable for any reason, the validity, legality and enforceability of the remaining provisions shall not in any way be affected or impaired thereby.

Copyright and Trademark
This Site is protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. You may not modify, reproduce or distribute (a) content on this Site (other than as set forth herein), (b) the design or layout of the Site or individual sections of the design or layout of the Site or (c) The France Foundation logos, without The France Foundation's written permission. PILOT is a trademark of The France Foundation.

Violation of Rules and Regulations
The France Foundation reserves the right to seek all remedies available by law and in equity for violations of the rules and regulations set forth in this Site, including the right to block access from a particular Internet address to the Site. If your violation of this agreement causes harm to others, you agree to hold The France Foundation harmless against any liability for that harm. If there is any dispute between us concerning this agreement or your use of this Site, you agree to submit the dispute to non-binding mediation, followed by binding arbitration. Both the mediation and arbitration will be governed by the rules of the American Arbitration Association and the venue for the arbitration will be in Connecticut.

Governing Law
This Site is operated by The France Foundation, Inc. from its place of business within the State of Connecticut, U.S.A. The France Foundation makes no representation that the information in the Site is appropriate or available for use in other locations, and access to the Site from territories where the contents of the Site may be illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access this Site from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws. Any claims relating to the information available on this Site will be governed by the laws of the State of Connecticut, U.S.A., excluding the application of its conflicts of law rules.

The France Foundation may revise these Terms of Use at any time by updating this posting. You should visit this page from time to time to review the then current Terms of Use because they are binding on you. Certain provisions of these Terms of Use may be superseded by expressly designated legal notices or terms located on particular pages at this Site.

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