Terms of Use

Revised April 5, 2011.

1. MEDICAL DISCLAIMER / ASSUMPTION OF RISK
  1.1 NEITHER THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR PROTON THERAPY (“NAPT”) NOR THIS WEB SITE ARE DESIGNED TO, AND DO NOT, PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE.  All content, including text, graphics, images, and information, available on or through this Web site ("Content") is for general informational purposes only.  The Content is not intended to be a substitute for in-person professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. NEVER DISREGARD IN-PERSON PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE, OR DELAY IN SEEKING IT, BECAUSE OF SOMETHING YOU HAVE READ ON THIS WEB SITE.  NEVER RELY ON INFORMATION ON THIS WEB SITE IN PLACE OF SEEKING PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE.
  1.2 NAPT Not Liable: NAPT IS NOT RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY ADVICE, COURSE OF TREATMENT, DIAGNOSIS OR ANY OTHER INFORMATION, SERVICES OR PRODUCTS THAT YOU OBTAIN THROUGH THIS SITE OR FROM YOUR PHYSICIAN WHO MAY ACCESS INFORMATION OR SERVICES THROUGH THIS SITE.
  1.3 Confirm Information with Other Sources and Your Physician: You are encouraged to confer with your physician with regard to information contained on or through this Web site. After reading Content on this Web site, you are encouraged to review the information carefully with your professional healthcare provider.
  1.4 No Endorsements: NAPT is not a referral service and does not recommend or endorse any specific hospitals, providers, physicians or others.  NAPT does not endorse the content on any third-party Web sites.  NAPT is not responsible for the content or result of any dealings with third parties. Your use of third-party Web sites is at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for such Web sites.
  1.5 Rely At Your Own Risk: RELIANCE ON ANY INFORMATION ON THIS WEB SITE IS SOLELY AT YOUR OWN RISK.
2. NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR PROTON THERAPY (“NAPT”) INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
  2.1 Copyrights: All of the content of this Web site, including text, art, graphics, logos, button icons, images, pictures, audio clips, and software is the property of NAPT, our members, partners, or content providers and is protected by U.S. and international copyright laws.  Except as granted in the limited license below, any other use of such content, including modification, transmission, presentation, distribution, or republication is prohibited without the express prior written consent of NAPT.
  2.2 Trademarks: All trademarks, trade names, logos, brand names, and service marks of NAPT, whether registered or unregistered, are the property of NAPT and are protected by U.S. and international trademark laws. Except as granted in the limited license below, any use of these assets is prohibited without the express prior written consent of NAPT.  In no event may any such assets be used in connection with any product or service that is not NAPT’s, in any manner that is likely to cause confusion or in any manner that disparages or discredits NAPT.  All other trademarks, trade names, brand names, company names and/or logos appearing on this Web site are the property of their respective owners.
  2.3 Limited License: Subject to these Terms of Use, NAPT grants you a limited, revocable, non-exclusive, and non-transferable license to download the material on this Web site solely for your personal, non-commercial use. If you violate any provision of these Terms of Service, your permission to access this Web site and to use such material automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any copies you have made of any portion of such material.
  2.4 Restrictions on Use: As a condition to your use of the NAPT Web site and services, you agree you will not: (i) use the NAPT Web site or services to infringe the intellectual property rights of others in any way; (ii) use the NAPT Web site or services, or attempt to penetrate, modify or manipulate the NAPT Web site or services or any of the hardware or software thereof, in order to: invade the privacy of, obtain the identity of, or obtain any personal information about any other user of the NAPT Web site or services; (iii) attempt to access information that is not otherwise deliberately made available to you through the NAPT Web site or services; (iv) modify, erase or damage any information contained on the computer of any user connected to the NAPT Web site or services; or (v) reverse engineer any portion of the NAPT Web site or services. This Web site or any portion thereof may not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purposes not expressly permitted in writing by NAPT.
3. DISCLAIMERS OF WARRANTIES; LIMITATION OF LIABILITY AND LIQUIDATED DAMAGES
  3.1 YOU AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE NAPT SITE AND SERVICES ARE ENTIRELY AT YOUR OWN RISK AND THAT ALL SERVICES OF NAPT THAT MAY BE RENDERED THROUGH THE SITE OR OTHERWISE ARE PROVIDED "AS AVAILABLE" AND "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, WARRANTIES AS TO MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. NAPT DOES NOT WARRANT THAT ANY SERVICE PROVIDED THROUGH THE NAPT SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE.  NOR DOES NAPT WARRANT THAT ITS SERVICES WILL BE FREE FROM COMPUTER VIRUS STRAINS.  NAPT DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE INFORMATION, MATERIALS, AND SERVICES PROVIDED ON THIS WEB SITE ARE ACCURATE, RELIABLE, COMPLETE, OR CURRENT.
  3.2 Limitation of Liability: NAPT, ITS AFFILIATES, SERVICES PROVIDERS AND EACH RESPECTIVE ORGANIZATION'S DIRECTORS, MANAGERS, OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES HEREBY DISCLAIM ANY LIABILITY TO YOU FOR THE USE OF THE NAPT SERVICES AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS SITE OR OTHERWISE AND FOR ANY CLAIMS RELATING TO ALLEGATIONS OF PERSONAL INJURY, WRONGFUL DEATH, LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF PROFITS, INTERRUPTION OF SERVICE OR LOSS OF DATA, WHETHER IN ANY ACTION IN WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO NEGLIGENCE OR FUNDAMENTAL BREACH). 
  3.3 CONSENT TO ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS AND TRANSACTIONS: When you visit or use this site and the services associated with it or when you send emails to NAPT, you are communicating with NAPT or others electronically. You consent to these methods of electronic communication and consent to NAPT's access, use and disclosure to protected health information that may be contained in the electronic communications and as set forth in NAPT’s privacy policy.

4. GOVERNING LEGAL PROVISIONS
  4.1 Governing Law and Jurisdiction: These Terms of Service will be governed by Maryland law for all purposes, including Web site and services used, without regard to or application of choice of law rules or principles.  You hereby consent to the jurisdiction and venue of the courts of Maryland .
  4.2 Severability: If any provision of the Terms of Use or of any other legal notices posted by NAPT on this Web site is found by a court of competent jurisdiction 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 the other provisions of the Terms of Use should remain in full force and effect.
  4.3 Modification: Neither the course of conduct between the parties nor trade practice shall act to modify any provision of these Terms of Use or of any other legal notice posted by NAPT on this Web site.
  4.4 Notices: If you have questions or comments regarding this Web site or NAPT, please contact us at 1301 Highland Drive, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910.


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