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- Conditions And Restrictions On Use
- Registration And Privacy
- Responsibility For Minors
- Parental Controls And Child Safety
- Member and User Conduct
- License To User Content
- Disclaimer Of Warranties
- Limitation Of Liability
- Disclaimer Regarding Third Party Content
- Professional Information Disclaimer
- FM/CFS/ME RESOURCES Logos And Search Boxes
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- Copyright, Trademark, And Patent Notices
- Claims Of Copyright Infringement
- Changes In Terms, Conditions And Changes in Products And Services
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- No Resale, Assignment, Or Sublicensing
- Successors And Assigns
- Termination; Survival
- Submissions Of Ideas
- Violations Of Terms And Conditions
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"Stalk" or otherwise harass another.
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or unlawful purposes.
Impersonate any person or entity, including, but not limited to, a FM/CFS/ME
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otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity.
Employ misleading email addresses or falsify information in the header, footer, return
path, or any part of any communication, including emails, transmitted through the
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serviced, whether browser-based, based on proprietary client-site applications,
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a manner which could be expected to offend the person for whom the data is relevant.
Disrupt the normal flow of dialogue in a chat room, cause a screen to "scroll" faster
than other users of the Products and Services are able to type, or otherwise act in a
manner that negatively affects other users' ability to engage in real time exchanges.
Interfere with or disrupt the Products and Services or servers or networks connected to
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regulations of networks connected to the Products and Services.
Intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, state, national
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Any items where paying FM/CFS/ME RESOURCES any of the required transactional or listing
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block access to any Content that is available via the Products and Services at any time,
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their sole discretion, to refuse to publish, remove, or block access to any Content
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(b) changes to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or
You further acknowledge and agree that other data collected and maintained by
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OR TERMINATION OF THE PRODUCTS AND SERVICES (INCLUDING SUCH DAMAGES INCURRED BY
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SERVICES OR GOODS RECEIVED THROUGH OR ADVERTISED ON THE PRODUCTS AND SERVICES OR
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RESOURCES Network or provided to the FM/CFS/ME RESOURCES Network by third. Third party
content accessible through FM/CFS/ME RESOURCES from such sources is developed by people
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related medicine. FM/CFS/ME RESOURCES does not give advice in any such fields and in
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that is allegedly infringed.
Email address: email@example.com
It is the policy of FM/CFS/ME RESOURCES, in appropriate circumstances, to disable
and/or terminate the accounts of users who engage in repeated copyright
infringement. FM/CFS/ME RESOURCES reserves the right to transmit the notification to the
user of the site containing the allegedly infringing material. FM/CFS/ME RESOURCES
also reserves the right to transmit any counter notification to the complaining party.
16. Changes In Terms And Conditions And Changes in Products And Services
FM/CFS/ME RESOURCES reserves the right to modify the Products and Services from time to
time, for any reason, and without notice, including the right to terminate the Products
and Services. FM/CFS/ME RESOURCES reserves the right to modify these Terms and Conditions
from time to time, without notice. Please review these Terms and Conditions from time to
time so you will be apprised of any changes.
17. Non-Waiver And Separability
FM/CFS/ME RESOURCES' failure to exercise any right or provision of these Terms and
Conditions shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If a court of
competent jurisdiction holds any provision of these Terms and Conditions to be invalid,
the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the
parties' intentions as reflected in the provision, and agree that the other provisions
of these Terms and Conditions remain in full force and effect.
18. No Resale, Assignment, Or Sublicensing
You agree not to resell, assign, sublicense, otherwise transfer, or delegate your rights
or obligations under these Terms and Conditions without prior express written
authorization of FM/CFS/ME RESOURCES.
19. Successors And Assigns
Without in any way limiting the prohibition on your resale, assignment, sublicensing, or
other transfer of rights or obligations, these Terms and Conditions shall be binding upon
and inure to the benefit of the parties hereto and their respective heirs, successors,
20. Termination; Survival
These Terms and Conditions shall continue in effect for as long as you use the Products
and Services, unless specifically terminated earlier by FM/CFS/ME RESOURCES. All
provisions of these Terms and Conditions which impose obligations continuing in their
nature shall survive termination of these Terms and Conditions.
21. Submissions Of Ideas
FM/CFS/ME RESOURCES is always improving its Products and Services and developing new
features. If you have ideas regarding improvements or additions to FM/CFS/ME RESOURCES,
we would like to hear them -- but any submission will be subject to these Terms
and Conditions. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL ANY DISCLOSURE OF ANY IDEA OR RELATED
MATERIALS TO FM/CFS/ME RESOURCES BE SUBJECT TO ANY OBLIGATION OF CONFIDENTIALITY
OR EXPECTATION OF COMPENSATION. BY SUBMITTING THE IDEA AND/OR ANY RELATED MATERIAL
TO FM/CFS/ME RESOURCES, YOU ARE WAIVING ANY AND ALL RIGHTS THAT YOU MAY HAVE IN THE
IDEA OR ANY RELATED MATERIALS AND ARE REPRESENTING AND WARRANTING TO FM/CFS/ME RESOURCES
THAT THE IDEA AND/OR RELATED MATERIALS ARE WHOLLY ORIGINAL WITH YOU, THAT NO ONE ELSE HAS
ANY RIGHTS IN THE IDEA AND/OR MATERIALS AND THATFM/CFS/ME RESOURCES IS FREE TO IMPLEMENT
THE IDEA AND TO USE THE MATERIALS IF IT SO DESIRES, AS PROVIDED OR AS MODIFIED BY
FM/CFS/ME RESOURCES, WITHOUT OBTAINING PERMISSION OR LICENSE FROM ANY THIRD PARTY.
22. Violations Of Terms And Conditions
Should you violate these Terms and Conditions or any other rights of FM/CFS/ME
RESOURCES, FM/CFS/ME RESOURCES reserves the right to pursue any and all legal and
equitable remedies against you, including, without limitation, terminating any and
all user accounts on any and all of the FM/CFS/ME RESOURCES web sites.
If you are aware of any violations of these Terms and Conditions, please report them to:
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
For individual Products and Services Violations of these Terms and Conditions, please
use the respective email addresses to contact FM/CFS/ME RESOURCES:
We hope your enjoyment of FM/CFS/ME RESOURCES Products and Services will be enhanced by
the application of these Terms and Conditions. It is our belief that your understanding
of the guidelines we have set forth will allow FM/CFS/ME RESOURCES to continue to be a
place where each of us can prosper, grow, and enjoy ourselves within an open
and non-threatening environment. Thank you for taking the time to read these Terms
and Conditions and we hope you enjoy our Products and Services.
Last updated December 11, 2010.