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Effective Date: March 10, 2020

You linked to this page from a website owned and operated by the College Diabetes Network Inc., a nonprofit corporation organized in the State of Massachusetts (“CDN,” “we,” “our,” or “us”). These “Terms of Use” apply to any website or mobile application that posts a link to these Terms of Use, as well as any interactive features, ‎widgets, plug-ins, applications, content, downloads and other services that we may own and ‎control and make available through any website, regardless of how you access or use them, whether via personal computers, mobile ‎devices or otherwise (collectively, the “Site”).

By accessing our Site, you consent to these Terms of Use and our collection, use and sharing of your information as described in our Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use or our Privacy Policy, please exit our Site. If you have any questions regarding our policies or your use of our Site, please contact us by e-mail at privacy@collegediabetesnetwork.org or by mail to: College Diabetes Network Inc., 50 Milk Street 16th Floor, Boston, MA 02109, Attn: Privacy Policy.

These Terms of Use may be revised at any time. It is your responsibility to review ‎carefully the ‎current terms and conditions of use that govern your continued use of the Site. ‎When we modify ‎these Terms of Use, we will update the Effective Date listed at the top of the page. Your use of the ‎‎Site following the posting of updated Terms of Use constitutes your acceptance of such new ‎Terms of Use.

Ownership of Site Content
Unless otherwise noted, all photographs, pictures, graphics, and all other images, including digital, printed and video images, and portions thereof, and all content, data, information, news, and all other text and materials, including digital, printed and audio, along with the layout and design of the Site and all documentation, data, services, features, products and other content at the Site (collectively, “Site Content”) are protected by the copyright laws of the United States and other jurisdictions. All Site Content is owned by, or licensed to, CDN. Site Content may not be reproduced, modified, redistributed or otherwise used in any way without a written license with the applicable Site Content owner.

Use of Site Content
CDN grants you a limited, non-exclusive, non-assignable, non-transferable, revocable license to access and display the Site Content on your personal computer or mobile device for your personal, non-commercial and educational use only. You may not copy, transfer, broadcast or otherwise use the Site Content except as expressly permitted in these Terms of Use.

Reservation of Rights
All rights not expressly granted by CDN herein are reserved. Nothing on the Site or in these Terms of Use grants, expressly or implicitly, by estoppel or otherwise, any right or license to use any Site Content or other materials of any third party, or may be construed to mean that CDN has the authority to grant any license on behalf of any third party.

CDN Trademarks
CDN trademarks, including the trademarks “College Diabetes Network,” the logo, all page headers, graphics, images, symbols, trade names and other CDN marks found at the Site are the proprietary property of CDN (collectively the “Marks”). Use of the Marks is strictly prohibited without the prior written consent of CDN.

Third Party Trademarks
The trademarks of third parties may also appear on the Site from time to time; you may not use these trademarks without prior written permission of their respective owners. You acknowledge and agree that nothing on the Site grants, expressly or implicitly, by estoppel or otherwise, any right or license to use any of these trademarks, nor may anything be construed to mean that CDN has authority to grant any right or license on behalf of any third-party trademark owner. 

Restrictions, Limitations and Conditions of Use
Any unauthorized use of our Site or Site Content for any purpose is prohibited. Your rights to this Site are given on the condition that you use the Site in accordance with these Terms of Use. You may not use the Site for any unlawful purpose and you may not:

  1. access, solicit, collect or use any personally identifying information about any other users of the Site or anyone else, unless you are expressly authorized to do so by such other person;
  2. restrict or inhibit others from using the Site;
  3. transmit to or introduce at the Site any viruses, harmful software, or other modifications or changes to the Site or reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble, reverse assemble or modify any Site source or object code or any software or other services or processes accessible through any portion of the Site or Site Content;
  4. submit, upload, email or otherwise transmit any content or other materials, to or through the Site which (a) is threatening, abusive, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, offensive, or otherwise objectionable, or which may harm minors; (b) infringes or violates the rights of others, or (c) has an advertising, political marketing, promotional or other commercial purpose;
  5. engage in any activities that interfere with another user’s access to the Site or the proper operation of the Site; or
  6. distribute or copy any Site Content manually or by using any robot, scraper, crawler, or any other automatic device or process; frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any Site Content; or use content from our Site in a manner that suggests an unauthorized association with any of our or our licensor’s products, services or brands.

CDN has no obligation to monitor your interaction with the Site, but reserves the right to review or monitor the Site and any user submissions in its sole discretion.

Creating and Terminating Accounts
Some of the features on the Site may require you to register for an account through an online registration process. When you register for an account, you will select login credentials and you agree that: You will not use a username (or e-mail address) that: is used by someone else, impersonates another person, belongs to another person, violates the intellectual property or other right of any person or entity or that is offensive. You will provide true, accurate, current and complete registration information about yourself during any registration process and will update it as needed to keep it accurate. You will immediately notify us of any unauthorized use of your account, password or username, or any other breach of security; and you will not sell, transfer, or assign your account or any account rights. You are solely responsible for all activities that occur under your account, password and username whether or not you authorize the activity. You are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and for restricting access to your device(s) so that others may not access any password-protected portion of our Site using your name, username, or password. We will not be liable for any loss or damage (of any kind and under any legal theory) to you or any third party arising from your inability or failure for any reason to comply with any of the foregoing obligations in this section. If any information that you provide, or if we have reasonable grounds to suspect that any information that you provide, is false, inaccurate, outdated or incomplete, or violates these Terms of Use, or any applicable law, we may suspend or terminate your account. We also reserve the more general and broad right to terminate your account, or suspend or otherwise deny you access to it, or its benefits all in our sole discretion, for any reason, and without advance notice or liability.

Links to Other Sites
In using the Site, you may find that CDN provides hyperlinks to one or more third-party websites (the “Linked Sites”). CDN may provide these links as a convenience for you and other users, but is not responsible for the content of, or links to and from, the Linked Sites. Your linking to these Linked Sites is at your own risk. We encourage you to read the terms and conditions and privacy policies of the respective Linked Sites if you choose to visit them, since your use of those Linked Sites will be subject to their terms of use and privacy policies. A link from the Site does not imply a relationship with, or endorsement of, the Linked Site(s) or its content, purpose, policies, or business practices by CDN.

Contest, Sweepstakes and Other Promotions
From time to time, CDN may conduct promotions on or through the Site, including without ‎limitation, contests, sweepstakes and other promotions (“Promotions”). Each Promotion may ‎have additional terms and/or rules of participations (“Promotion Rules”), which will be posted on ‎the Site or otherwise made available to you. The Promotion Rules for each Promotion in which ‎you participate are deemed incorporated into and form a part of these Terms of Use. It is your ‎responsibility to read the Promotion Rules to determine whether or not your participation, ‎registration or entry will be valid or restricted, and to determine your participation requirements.‎ In the event Promotion Rules for a particular Promotion conflict with these Terms of Use, the Promotion Rules will govern with respect to such Promotion.

Disclaimer, Limitation of Liability, and Indemnification
The materials, Site Content and services offered on the Site are provided “AS IS” and ‎without warranties of any kind. To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, we ‎disclaim all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of ‎non-infringement, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. We do not warrant that ‎the use of the Site will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that ‎the Site or the server(s) that make it available or any advertised or hyperlinked site are free ‎of viruses or other harmful components or that the Site, server(s), or advertised or ‎Linked Sites will be accessible at all times. We do not warrant or make any representations ‎regarding the use of the Site or any information contained therein, including Site Content, ‎with respect to correctness, accuracy, reliability, graphics, links or otherwise. You assume the ‎entire cost of all necessary servicing, repair or correction to any equipment you use to access ‎the Site. To the extent that applicable law may not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, ‎the above exclusions may not apply to you.‎

Documents, information, graphics and other materials appearing on the Site may include ‎technical inaccuracies, miscalculations, typographical errors, and out-of-date information. Use of ‎such documents, information, graphics or other materials is at your own risk.‎

You waive any and all claims and rights against us and our affiliates, parents, and successors ‎and each of our employees, assignees, officers, agents and directors (the “CDN Parties”) ‎resulting from injury or damage to, or destruction, theft, or loss of, any property, or person, to ‎the maximum extent permitted by applicable law. None of the CDN Parties will be liable to you ‎under any cause of action, for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, consequential, reliance or ‎punitive damages, including loss of profits or business interruption. You hereby agree to ‎indemnify the CDN Parties from and against any and all claims, liabilities, and expenses ‎‎(including reasonable attorneys’ fees), resulting from your use of the Site or any breach of ‎these Terms of Use by you.‎

No Medical Advice
The Site is not a ‎substitute for professional medical advice. Always seek the advice of your ‎physician or other qualified health provider with any ‎questions you may have regarding your ‎health. ‎Nothing you learn on this Site can be ‎considered medical advice.  Never disregard ‎‎professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read or viewed ‎on the Site. ‎Reliance on any information provided through the Site is solely at your own risk; CDN, its affiliates, employees, contractors and agents are not liable for any injuries or damages you ‎may sustain ‎resulting from your interaction with the Site.‎

Ability to Accept Terms of Use
By using the Site, you certify that you are at ‎least the age of majority in your jurisdiction and are of legal age to form a binding contract with ‎CDN. If you are under the age of majority but at least 13 years of age, you may only use this ‎Site under the supervision of a parent or legal guardian who agrees to be bound by these ‎Terms of Use. Children under the age of 13 may not use this Site. If you are a parent or legal ‎guardian agreeing to these Terms of Use for the benefit of a child who is under the age of ‎majority but at least 13 years of age, please be advised that you are fully responsible for his or her ‎use of this Site, including all financial charges and legal liability that he or she may incur.‎

Users Outside the United States
Our Site is operated in the United States and intended for users located in the United States, and we make no representation that our Site is appropriate or available for use beyond the United States. If you use our Site from other locations, you are doing so on your own initiative and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws regarding your online conduct and acceptable content, if and to the extent local laws apply. The Site may describe services that are available only in the United States (or only parts of it). We reserve the right to limit the availability of our Site and/or the provision of any Site Content, program, service, or other feature described or available on our Site to any person, entity, geographic area, or jurisdiction, at any time and in our sole discretion, and to limit the quantities of any Site Content, program, service, or other feature that we provide. Further information on your rights regarding personal information collected on the Site are set forth in our Privacy Policy. 

Choice of Law and Forum
These Terms of Use will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law. You agree that any action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to these terms shall be filed only in the state or U.S. federal courts located in Suffolk County, Massachusetts and you hereby consent and submit to the personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purposes of litigating any such action. These Terms of Use, together with the Privacy Policy, and any other documents or policies referenced herein constitute the entire agreement between you and CDN regarding the use of the Site and the content and services provided on this Site, superseding any prior agreements between you and CDN relating to the subject matter hereof.

Severability and Enforceability
If any provision or portion of these Terms of Use is held to be illegal, invalid, or unenforceable, in whole or in part, it shall be modified to the minimum extent necessary to correct any deficiencies or replaced with a provision which is as close as is legally permissible to the provision found invalid or unenforceable and shall not affect the legality, validity or enforceability of any other provisions or portions of these Terms of Use.

Termination/Exclusion
We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to revoke, terminate or suspend any and all privileges associated with accessing the Site for any reason or for no reason whatsoever, including improper use of the Site or failure to comply with these Terms of Use, and to take any other action we deem appropriate.

User Suggestions
You acknowledge and agree that any questions, comments, suggestions, ideas, feedback or other information provided by you to CDN through the Site are not confidential and you grant us a worldwide, royalty-free license to distribute, publish, modify, edit or otherwise use your submissions. CDN shall be entitled to the unrestricted use and dissemination of these submissions for any purpose, commercial or otherwise without any acknowledgement of or compensation to you.

Changes to Terms of Use
We may revise these Terms of Use at any time, with or without notice, by updating this page, and such revisions will be effective upon posting to this page. Please check these Terms of Use periodically for any changes. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of any revisions to these Terms of Use will mean you accept those changes. We reserve the right to alter, suspend or discontinue any aspect of the Site, including your access to it. Unless explicitly stated, any new features will be subject to these Terms of Use.

General
We may assign, novate or subcontract any or all of our rights and obligations under these Terms of Use at any time.

Entire Agreement
These Terms of Use constitute the entire and exclusive agreement between you and CDN regarding the Site and its use, and supersedes all other agreements, understandings and communications, if any, whether oral or written.

Contact Us
If you have any questions regarding these Terms of Use or your use of our Site, please contact us at by e-mail at privacy@collegediabetesnetwork.org or by mail to: College Diabetes Network Inc., 50 Milk Street 16th Floor, Boston, MA 02109, Attn: Privacy Policy.