Sudden Cardiac Arrest Foundation (“Company”).
Welcome to casahearts.org (the “website”). The website is the home of the Cardiac Arrest Survivor Alliance (CASA) and is owned by the Company. Company provides access to the website, and its services offered on the website, to you subject to the following terms and conditions. In return for gaining access to the website, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions of use without limitation or qualification. If you do not intend to be legally bound by these terms and conditions of use, do not access or use the website.
PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE AND DISCLAIMERS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS WEBSITE. YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE CONSTITUTES YOUR AGREEMENT TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE AND DISCLAIMERS
Company provides a space to bring together people affected by sudden cardiac arrest to share information, support, and access to experts. Company is not a treatment provider or a substitute for medical needs. You should independently verify. You hereby agree not to rely on any information provided on the website by Company or third parties without reasonable independent verification. Anyone seeking treatment should consult with their medical physician.
Please review our healthcare disclaimer, which governs your visit to the website.
The website may be viewed internationally and may contain references to products or services not available in all countries. Reference to a particular product or service does not imply that the Company intends to make such products or services available in such countries.
When you visit the website or send e-mails to us, you are communicating with us electronically. You consent to receive communications from us electronically. We will communicate with you by e-mail or by posting notices on the website. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures, and other communications that we provide to you electronically via e-mail or by posting notices on the website satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.
All content included on the website, including, but not limited to, text, design, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips, digital downloads, interfaces, data compilations, software, and code, is the property of Company, its affiliates, or its content suppliers, and is protected by United States and international copyright laws. The compilation of all content on this site is the exclusive property of Company, its affiliates, or its content suppliers, and is protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. All software used on this site is the property of Company, its affiliates, or its software suppliers and is protected by United States and international copyright laws. For purposes of these terms and conditions of use, the term “affiliates” means any entity or person, directly or indirectly, owning a controlling interest in, or under common ownership control with, Company, or any entity or person in which Company, directly or indirectly, owns a controlling interest. Nothing contained on the website should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to use any of the copyrighted works displayed or contained on the website without the express, written consent of Company.
The following trademarks are the sole property of Company:
Trademark Serial number 6983553 “Sudden Cardiac Arrest Foundation”
Trademark Application number 97653339 “Cardiac Arrest Survivor Alliance”
The registered and unregistered trademarks, service marks, trade names, graphics, logos, page headers, button icons, scripts, trade dress, or other indicia of trade origin of Company or its affiliates may not be used in connection with any business, product, or service whose source is not Company or one of its affiliates, in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among customers, the trade, or the public, or in any manner that disparages or discredits Company or any of its affiliates. All other trademarks, service marks, trade names, and logos not owned by Company or its affiliates that appear on the website are the property of their respective owners, who may or may not be affiliated with, connected to, or sponsored by Company or its affiliates. Nothing contained on the website should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel or otherwise, any license or right to use any of the trademarks, service marks, trade names, graphics, logos, page headers, button icons, scripts, trade dress, or other indicia of trade origin of Company or its affiliates displayed or contained on the website without the express, written consent of Company or its affiliates.
License and Site Access
Company grants you a nonexclusive, non-transferable, limited right and license to access and make personal use of the website and the material provided hereon for your personal, noncommercial use, provided that you fully comply with the terms and conditions of use of the website. You agree not to download (other than page caching) or modify the website, or any portion of it, except with express, written consent of Company. This license does not include any rights of resale or commercial use of the website or its contents; any collection and use of any product listings, descriptions, or prices; any derivative use of the website or its contents; any downloading or copying of account information for the benefit of another merchant; or any use of data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction tools. The website or any portion of the website may not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, visited, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose without the express, written consent of Company. You may not frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo, or other proprietary information (including, without limitation, images, text, page layout, or form) of Company or its affiliates without its or their respective express, written consent. You may not use any metatags or any other “hidden text” utilizing Company’s or its affiliates’ name or trade names, trademarks, or service marks without the express, written consent of Company. Any unauthorized use terminates the permission or license granted by Company.
You are granted a limited, revocable, and nonexclusive right to create a hyperlink to the home page of Company so long as the link does not portray Company, its affiliates, or their products or services, in a false, misleading, derogatory, or otherwise offensive matter. You may not use any proprietary graphic, trade name, trademark, or service mark of Company or any of its affiliates as part of the link if it is likely to disparage Company or confuse or mislead consumers regarding an association of Company.
If you use the website, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password, and for restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. It is our policy to release a user’s personal identifying information and any other information when we reasonably believe such disclosure is appropriate to comply with applicable law, to enforce any of our contracts or agreements, to protect the rights, property or safety of our users and customers, in response to a governmental authority request or legal process, or for purposes of fraud protection. By accepting this Agreement, you waive all rights and agree to hold website and Company harmless from any claims resulting from any action taken by the Company during or as a result of its investigations and/or from any actions taken as a consequence of investigations by either the Company or law enforcement authorities.
You are prohibited from using any services or facilities provided in connection with this website to compromise its security or tamper with any of its system, resources and/or accounts. The use or distribution of tools designed for compromising security (e.g., password crackers, rootkits, Trojan horses, or network probing tools) is strictly prohibited. If you become involved in any violation of system security, the Company reserves the right to release your account details to system administrators at other websites and/or the authorities in order to assist them in resolving security incidents. website reserves the right to investigate suspected violations of this Agreement.
You certify that you are at least 18 years of age and that your answers to the registration materials on the website will be truthful. In accessing and using the website, you understand and agree that basic information concerning you, given to the website, will be published on the website for others to view along with your User ID. Your name, address and e-mail address are kept confidential, except where provided above.
Reviews, Comments, Communications, and Other Content
Company and its affiliates reserve the right to refuse service, terminate accounts, remove or edit content, or cancel orders in their sole discretion. Visitors may not post reviews, comments, and other content, send e-cards and other communications, or submit suggestions, ideas, comments, questions, or other information, any of which is illegal, obscene, threatening, defamatory, invasive of privacy, infringing of intellectual property rights, or otherwise injurious to third parties or objectionable, or which consists of or contains software viruses, political campaigning, commercial solicitation, chain letters, mass mailings, or any form of “spam.” You may not use a false e-mail address, impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise mislead as to the origin of a card or other content. Company reserves the right, but is not obligated, to monitor materials posted in any public area and shall have the right to remove any information deemed offensive by website or Company staff.
If you do post content or submit material, and unless we indicate otherwise, you grant Company and its affiliates a nonexclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, and fully sublicensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, and display such content throughout the world in any media, including, without limitation, any ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques contained in any communications, content, or materials you send to the website for any purpose whatsoever, including, without limitation, developing, manufacturing, providing, or promoting new products or services using such information and things. You grant Company and its affiliates and sublicensees the right to use the name that you submit in connection with such content, if they choose. You represent and warrant that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to the content that you post; that the content is accurate; that use of the content you supply does not violate the Terms and Conditions of Use and will not cause injury to any person or entity; and that you will indemnify Company, its related entities and its affiliates for all claims resulting from content you supply.
From time to time, Company may monitor and edit or remove any activity or content, but it has no obligation to do so. Company takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any content posted by you or any third party. Harassment in any manner or form on the website, including via e-mail or chat or by obscene or abusive language is strictly forbidden. impersonation of others, including a Company employee, host, or representative or other members or visitors to the website is prohibited. You may not upload to, distribute, or otherwise publish through the website any content that is libelous, defamatory, obscene, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, illegal, or otherwise objectionable, or that constitutes or encourages a criminal offense, violates the rights of any party, or otherwise gives rise to liability or violates any law. You may not upload commercial content on the website or use the website to solicit others to join or become members of any commercial online service or other organization.
Responsibility for Use of Website
You understand and agree that you are solely responsible for your actions and decisions to meet other people who you meet online by virtue of the services provided on the website. You understand that the website and Company do not perform psychological testing or background checks on the individuals who may use the website services. You understand and agree that you must take all reasonable precautions before meeting others through the service provided by the website, which includes, but is not limited to: exchanging e-mail first before giving out any personal information and meeting in a public place.
These terms and conditions of use apply only to this website, and not to the websites of any other person or entity. We may provide, or third parties may provide, links to other worldwide websites or resources. You acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible for the availability of such external websites or resources, and do not endorse (and are not responsible or liable for) any content, advertising, products, services, or other materials on or available from such other websites or resources. You further acknowledge and agree that, under no circumstances, will we be held responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any loss or damage that is caused or alleged to have been caused to you in connection with your use of, or reliance on, any content, advertisements, products, services or other resources available from any other website (regardless of whether we directly or indirectly link to such content, advertisements, products, services, or other resources). You should direct any concerns with respect to any other websites to that website’s administrator or webmaster.
Company respects the intellectual property rights of others, and we ask our users to do the same. In appropriate circumstances and at our discretion, we may terminate the rights of any user to use of the website (or any part thereof) who infringes the intellectual property rights of others. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or if you are aware of someone so infringing on your rights, please provide the following information to the “Copyright Agent” specified below:
- An electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest;
- A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed upon;
- A description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the website;
- Your address, telephone number, and e-mail address;
- A statement that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, and or the law; and
- A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate, and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.
You may send any notices, including notices of copyright infringement under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), to Company’s designated agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement on the website at the following address: Mary Newman, Sudden Cardiac Arrest Foundation, 7500 Brooktree Road, Wexford PA 15090.
Please note that this procedure is exclusively for notifying Company and its affiliates that your copyrighted materials have been infringed.
THIS POLICY IS INTENDED TO COMPLY FULLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE ONLINE COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT LIABILITY LIMITATION ACT
Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability
The website is provided by Company on an “as is” and “as available” basis. Company makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, as to the operation of the website or the information, content, materials, or products included on the website. You expressly agree that your use of the website is at your sole risk.
To the fullest extent permissible by applicable law, Company disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.
Company does not warrant that the website, its servers, or e-mail sent from Company are free of viruses or other harmful components. Company will not be liable for any damages of any kind arising from the use of the website, including, but not limited to, direct, indirect, incidental, punitive, and consequential damages.
Certain state laws do not allow limitations on implied warranties or the exclusion or limitation of certain damages. If these laws apply to you, some or all of the above disclaimers, exclusions, or limitations may not apply to you, and you might have additional rights.
The website was developed in the United States of America in accordance with and shall be governed by the laws of the state of Florida, United States of America. By visiting the website, you agree that the laws of the state of Florida of the United States, without regard to principles of conflict of laws, will govern these terms and conditions of use, and any dispute of any sort that might arise between you and Company or its affiliates.
Any dispute relating in any way to your visit to the website or to products you purchase through the website shall be submitted to confidential arbitration in West Palm Beach, Florida, of the United States of America, except that, to the extent you have in any manner violated or threatened to violate Company’s intellectual property rights, Company may seek injunctive or other appropriate relief in any state or federal court in the state of Florida, and you consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in such courts. Arbitration under these terms and conditions of use shall be conducted under the rules then prevailing of the American Arbitration Association. The arbitrator’s award shall be binding and may be entered as a judgment in any court of competent jurisdiction. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, no arbitration under these terms and conditions of use shall be joined to an arbitration involving any other party subject to these terms and conditions of use, whether through class arbitration proceedings or otherwise. The prevailing party in any such action shall be entitled to recover its reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs incurred in litigating or otherwise settling or resolving such action. CLIENT FURTHER AGREES, TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, TO WAIVE ANY RIGHT TO TRIAL BY JURY WITH RESPECT TO ANY CLAIM, COUNTERCLAIM OR ACTION ARISING FROM THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT.
Site Policies, Modification, and Severability
Entire Agreement and Waiver
This Agreement constitutes your entire Agreement with the Company with respect to any services. The failure of website or Company to exercise or enforce any right or provision of this Agreement shall not operate as a waiver of such right or provision. Any waiver of this Agreement by website or Company must be in writing and signed by an authorized representative of the Company. You further understand and agree that clicking or pressing on the “I agree” is the electronic equivalent of a written signature on this document.