Terms of Service

Last updated May 1, 2018

These terms and conditions ("Terms of Service") govern your access to and use of the website ("Site") offered by DocSpot. By continuing to browse and use this Site, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by these Terms of Service.

The Information Presented On This Website

The information presented on the Site is meant to be educational and informative, and is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Information on the Site was gathered from a wide variety of sources and may contain errors. DocSpot is not responsible for the accuracy or veracity of any information provided by other parties on the Site.

Access

You agree to not access the Site by any means other than through a consumer web browser and you expressly agree not to access the Site through any automated means (including use of scripts or web crawlers). Unless you have a professional subscription, you also agree to only use the Site for personal use or journalistic purposes and agree not to access this Site excessively.

If you use the Site for journalistic purposes, you agree to have your publication include a reference to DocSpot and, if practical, a hyperlink to the Site. You also agree to send a copy of your article to mediamentions@docspot.com within 14 days of when the article is published.

See DocSpot's Privacy Policy for information and notices concerning DocSpot's collection and use of your personal information.

DocSpot Content License

Subject to your compliance with these Terms of Service, DocSpot grants you a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-assignable license to access the Site for your personal and non-commercial purposes (if you are using the Site in conjunction with a professional subscription, you may use this Site for professional purposes). You may not use, reverse engineer, copy, adapt, modify, prepare derivative works based upon, distribute, license, sell, transfer, publicly display, publicly perform, transmit, stream, broadcast or otherwise exploit this Site, except as expressly permitted in these Terms of Service.

No licenses or rights are granted to you by implication or otherwise under any intellectual property rights owned or controlled by DocSpot or its licensors, except for the licenses and rights expressly granted in these Terms of Service. Other trademarks, service marks, logos, trade names and any other proprietary designations are the trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective parties. If you believe that something on the Site violates your copyright, notify us via email at copyright@docspot.com.

User-submitted content

Users may submit information to the Site ("User Content"). By submitting User Content, you grant to DocSpot a worldwide, irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, transferable, royalty-free license, with the right to sublicense, to use, copy, adapt, modify, distribute, license, sell, transfer, publicly display, publicly perform, transmit, stream, broadcast and otherwise use such User Content. You acknowledge and agree that you are solely responsible for all User Content that you make available through the Site. Accordingly, for all content that you submit, you represent and warrant that: (i) you have all necessary legal rights to submit that User Content; (ii) you believe all User Content that you post is either factually true or a true reflection of your opinion; and (iii) the User Content that you post is neither offensive nor inappropriately graphic. If you are submitting a review, DocSpot advises you to exercise caution and good judgment since you could be held legally responsible for damages to someone's reputation if your review is deemed to be defamatory.

You may submit feedback through the contact form and if you do, you agree that we may use your feedback or suggestions without any obligation to you. If you submit your e-mail address to the Site, you agree that we may contact you.

Disclaimers and Limitation of Liability

THE DOCSPOT SERVICES, DOCSPOT CONTENT, AND ANY USER CONTENT ARE PROVIDED "AS IS," WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, DOCSPOT EXPLICITLY DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, QUIET ENJOYMENT OR NON-INFRINGEMENT, AND ANY WARRANTIES ARISING OUT OF COURSE OF DEALING OR USAGE OF TRADE. DOCSPOT MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT THE DOCSPOT SERVICES, DOCSPOT CONTENT, OR USER CONTENT WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR BE AVAILABLE ON AN UNINTERRUPTED, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE BASIS. DOCSPOT MAKES NO WARRANTY REGARDING THE QUALITY OF ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES OR CONTENT PURCHASED OR OBTAINED THROUGH THE DOCSPOT SERVICES OR THE ACCURACY, TIMELINESS, TRUTHFULNESS, COMPLETENESS OR RELIABILITY OF ANY CONTENT OBTAINED THROUGH THE DOCSPOT SERVICES. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED FROM DOCSPOT OR THROUGH THE DOCSPOT SERVICES, DOCSPOT CONTENT, OR USER CONTENT, WILL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY MADE HEREIN.

YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT, TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, THE ENTIRE RISK ARISING OUT OF YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE DOCSPOT SERVICES AND CONTENT THEREIN REMAINS WITH YOU. WHERE ALLOWED BY LAW, IN NO EVENT WILL DOCSPOT'S AGGREGATE LIABILITY ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THESE TERMS OF SERVICE OR FROM THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE, SERVICES OR CONTENT THEREIN EXCEED ONE HUNDRED U.S. DOLLARS ($100).

Indemnity

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold DocSpot, its officers, directors, employees, and agents harmless from and against any claims, liabilities, damages, losses, and expenses, including, without limitation, reasonable legal and accounting expenses, arising out of or in any way connected with User Content you submit to DocSpot, your access to or use of the DocSpot Services or DocSpot Content, or your violation of these Terms of Service.

General

DocSpot may revise and update these Terms of Service at any time without notice. Your continued usage of the Site will mean you accept those changes.

If we do not enforce any right or provision of these Terms of Service, that does not constitute a waiver of future enforcement of that right or provision.

These Terms of Service and any action related thereto will be governed by the laws of the State of California without regard to its conflict of laws provisions. The exclusive jurisdiction and venue of any action with respect to the subject matter of these Terms of Service will be the state and federal courts having jurisdiction over disputes arising in Santa Clara County, California, and each of the parties hereto waives any objection to jurisdiction and venue in such courts.