Partners In Health: Terms of Use and Linking Agreement        

August 2013

 

By using the assets in our electronic media, you hereby accept and agree to comply with the terms and conditions set forth in this Terms of Use. This Terms of Use is a binding agreement between you and Partners in Health, and governs your access and use of this website (the "Site"), which includes any text, graphics, name, trademarks, logo, user interfaces, visual interfaces, information, data, tools, products, services and other content (together, "Content"), including but not limited to the design, structure, selection, coordination, expression, and arrangement of the Content available on or through the Site.  Your use of the Site and any of our Content constitutes your agreement to the terms and conditions set forth herein.

 

Throughout this policy, you will see the terms “Partners In Health” “PIH,” “we,” “our,” and “us ­ these terms refer to Partners In Health, a Massachusetts non-stock corporation with tax-exempt status pursuant to Internal Revenue Service Code Section 501(c)(3). You will also see the terms “I,” “you,” “your,” and “yours” _ these terms refer to visitors to and users of our Site. Partners In Health is the sole owner of the name “Partners In Health” which is a registered trademark. Your use of the name and logo and/or links bearing the name and logo acknowledges Partners In Health’s exclusive ownership of the name and/or right to use the logo.  All use of or goodwill associated with the name, logo, our materials, electronic products, and/or services will inure to the benefit of Partners In Health.  The logo, electronic products and services are provided without warranties of any kind, express or implied, including without limitation, warranties of title or non-infringement. Use of our Content provided at the Site is solely at your own risk.

 

1. Linking to the Partners In Health Site and use of Content

 

Partners In Health appreciates informational and educational uses of the Partners In Health Site and our Content, including our name and logo.  However, there are limits on the uses, including the use of our name and logo and the digital links bearing the name and/or logo.

 

Please be aware: by copying and/or downloading Content from our Site, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions set forth in this Terms of Use and any other terms and conditions that may be outlined elsewhere on our Site. Without limiting any other terms or conditions, the permission to use the Partners In Health Site and Content, including our name and the logo and/or links bearing the name and logo, is subject to the following:

 

a.) Use of the name and logo or links bearing the name and logo may not indicate or create an impression that Partners In Health endorses, approves, sponsors or is affiliated with your products, goods, services, or your website.

b.) Your use of the name and logo or links bearing the name and logo may not indicate or create an impression that Partners In Health will benefit from the sale of any of your goods or services.

c.) Links bearing the name and logo may only be used for the purpose of linking to our Site as designated within the link.

d.) The links bearing the name and logo will always be active links.

e.) The name and logo and/or link bearing the name and logo may not be combined with any other graphic elements; nor may they be altered in any manner including size, proportions, font, design, arrangement, colors, or elements; nor may they be animated, morphed, or otherwise distorted in perspective or appearance.

f.) The name and logo and/or link bearing the name and logo may not appear more prominently than your personal, company, product, or service website name.

g.) You will not transfer, assign, sell, reproduce, distribute, or otherwise exploit the name and logo or your link to us.

h.) The Partners In Health name and logo and/or link bearing the name and logo may not appear on any pages of any website that include content or advertising for alcoholic beverages, tobacco, pornography, partisan material, political material, or firearms.

i.) Appropriate action by Partners In Health may include, but is not limited to, the revocation of the right to use the name and logo and/or any links bearing the name and logo, in which event you agree to remove the name and logo and/or the links bearing the name and logo promptly, but in no event later than two business days of notice of revocation.

 

It is improper, and may be a violation of law, for you to post or download and distribute any material that you do not own or for which you do not have permission to use. PLEASE BE AWARE: violation of someone’s copyright, trademark or other intellectual property rights may subject you to civil and/or criminal penalties.

 

2. Inappropriate use of Partners In Health Content

 

It is inappropriate to use the Partners In Health Site or Content for illegal, inappropriate, or obscene purposes, or in support of such activities. We define these terms as follows:

"Illegal activities" are those that violate laws, regulations and/or private agreements, including federal or state laws governing charitable activities, copyright laws, trademark laws, license agreements or other intellectual property rights.

“Inappropriate uses” are any uses other than as permitted by this Terms of Use, or as may be permitted elsewhere on our Site.

“Obscene activities” are those that violate generally accepted social standards for use of this type of material or technology.

 

PLEASE BE AWARE: PARTNERS IN HEALTH MAY SEEK APPROPRIATE ACTION TO TERMINATE

ANY USES OF OUR CONTENT INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE NAME AND LOGO AND LINKS BEARING OUR NAME AND LOGO IN THE EVENT WE, IN OUR SOLE DISCRETION, DETERMINE THAT YOUR USE DOES NOT CONFORM TO ANY OF THE CONDITIONS OF THIS TERMS OF USE AND LINKING AGREEMENT OR AS PROVIDED ELSEWHERE ON OUR WEBSITE; INFRINGES ANY INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY OR OTHER RIGHTS OF PARTNERS IN HEALTH OR A THIRD PARTY; ADVERSELY AFFECTS PARTNERS IN HEALTH'S IMAGE, REPUTATION AND/OR OUR PRODUCTS, SERVICES, OR PROGRAMS; VIOLATES ANY APPLICABLE LAW, REGULATION OR ORDINANCE; AND/OR IS A PROHIBITED ACTIVITY.

 

Listed below are some, but not all, prohibited activities that may result in action by Partners In Health:

a.) Posting, transmitting, or facilitating in the promotion of illegal content through our Site or Content.

b.) Using our Site or our Content to harass, threaten, embarrass, or do anything else to another visitor or third party that is unwanted.

c.) Transmitting or facilitating distribution of content that is untrue, threatening, harassing, abusive, racially or ethnically offensive, vulgar, sexually explicit, obscene, defamatory, or objectionable.

 

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