Terms of Use

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SITE.

These terms govern your use of this website whether you are registered, contributing content or just browsing. Please read and check these terms regularly as they may change from time to time.


Using This Website:

By using this website you agree to be bound by these terms as revised from time to time. Your continued use of this website means you accept those revisions.

No commercial use of this website is permitted. You may use this website for personal, non-commercial purposes only if you include the copyright notice "©2015 Trustees of Dartmouth College. All rights reserved."

Option Grids are made available to you pursuant to a Creative Commons license as specified on each Grid. Use of the Grids is subject to all the terms and conditions of such license.

If you are under the age of 18 you need your parents' permission before using the site or registering.

You will not use, intentionally or unintentionally, any of the content, information or services on this website in a manner contrary to, or in violation of, applicable law.

You will not use this website in any manner that could harm, infect, take over, disable, overburden or otherwise impair any of the computer systems used for this website, including the servers, networks, or other components connected to or used for this website.

You will not use any network monitoring or discovery software to determine the site architecture, or extract information about usage, individual identities or users.


Privacy:

Please review our Privacy Policy for a description of our privacy practices and an explanation of how we may use any personal information we collect on this website.

THIS SITE DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE:

This website is not meant to give you medical advice or recommend a course of treatment and you should not rely on it to provide you with a recommended course of treatment. It is not intended, and should not be used, to replace the advice or care provided by your healthcare professional. Before making any treatment decisions, you should consult with your healthcare professional and discuss your treatment options. Neither Trustees of Dartmouth College ("Dartmouth") nor any editor of any Option Grid is acting as a "business associate" (as that term is defined in 45 CFR 160.103) of any person or entity in connection with this website or the use of any Option Grid by such person or entity. Dartmouth is not operating this website for the purpose of providing any services to any "health care provider" (as defined in 45 CFR 160.103) or any "health plan" (as defined in 45 CFR 160.103).


Use of Content:

The content of this website is protected by copyright under both United States and foreign laws. Title to the content remains with Trustees of Dartmouth College ("Dartmouth") or its licensors. Any use of the content not expressly permitted by these Terms of Use, or the case of the Option Grids themselves the Creative Commons license, is a breach of these Terms of Use and such license and may violate copyright, trademark, and other laws. If you violate any of these Terms of Use or any of the terms of the Creative Commons license, your permitted use of the content of this website or the applicable Option Grid automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy all copies of them that you have made, including all copies of modifications to them which you have made.


Liability and Disclaimers:

When using this website, information will be transmitted over a medium that may be beyond the control and jurisdiction of Dartmouth and its suppliers. Accordingly, neither Dartmouth nor any of its licensors or suppliers assume any liability for or relating to the delay, failure, interruption, or corruption of any date or other information transmitted in connection with the use of this website.

Reasonable efforts have been made to ensure that the content provided on this website, including the content of the Option Grids, is up-to-date and accurate. However, none of Dartmouth, it trustees, officers, employees or agents, any editor of the Option Grids, or any of Dartmouth's licensors or suppliers guarantees, nor accepts any liability or responsibility for, the accuracy currency or completeness of the information contained on this website or in any Option Grid. Therefore, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, DARTMOUTH, ITS TRUSTEES, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES AND AGENTS, THE EDITORS OF THE OPTION GRIDS, AND DARTMOUTH'S LICENSORS AND SUPPLIERS DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTIES' RIGHTS AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

FURTHERMORE, IN NO EVENT SHALL DARTMOUTH, ITS TRUSTEES, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES OR AGENTS, THE EDITORS OF THE OPTION GRIDS, NOR ANY OF DARTMOUTH'S LICENSORS OR SUPPLIERS, BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, DAMAGES FOR PERSONAL INJURY OR DEATH, LOST PROFITS OR DAMAGES RESULTING FORM LOST DATA OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) RESULTING FROM THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THIS WEBSITE OR ANY CONTENT CONTAINED ON THIS WEBSITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY OPTION GRIDS, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT ANY OF THE FOREGOING PERSONS OR ENTITIES ARE ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.


Passwords:

This website has several tools that allow you to restore and record information. You are responsible for taking all reasonable steps to ensure that no unauthorized person shall have access to your Option Grid Collaborative passwords or accounts. It is your sole responsibility to (1) control the dissemination and use of your user name, and password; (2) authorize, monitor, and control access to and use of your Option Grid Collaborative account and password; (3) promptly inform the manager of this website (the "Option Grid Manager") using the "Contact Us" links located at the bottom of every page of this website if you believe your account or password has been compromised or if there is any other reason you need to deactivate a password. You grant the Option Grid Manager and all other persons or entities involved in the operation of this website the right to transmit, monitor, retrieve, store, and use your information in connection with the operation of this website.


Searches and Links to Other Sites:

The Option Grid Manager may provide links to third-party websites. The Option Grid Manager also may select certain sites as priority responses to search terms you enter on this website. Neither Dartmouth nor any of the editors of the Option Grids recommends or endorses the content of any third party websites. Neither Dartmouth nor any of the editors of the Option Grids is responsible for the content of linked third party sites or third party sites provided as search results, and does not make and representations or warranties regarding their content or accuracy. Your use of third party websites is at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use of such websites.


Indemnity:

You agreed to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless each of Dartmouth, its trustees, officers, employees, and agents, each of the editors of the Option Grids, and each of Dartmouth's licensors and suppliers from and against any third party claims, actions or demands, liabilities, expenses or settlements, including without limitation reasonable legal and accounting fees, resulting from your violation of these Terms of Use.


General Terms:

These Terms of Use are governed by the internal substantive laws of the State of New Hampshire, USA, without respect to its conflicts of laws provisions. If any provision of these Terms of Use is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms of Use, which shall remain in full force and effect.

You expressly agree that exclusive jurisdiction for any dispute with Dartmouth, or in any way relating to your use of this website, resides in the courts of the State of New Hampshire. Your further agree and expressly consent to the exercise of personal jurisdiction in the courts of the State of New Hampshire in connection with any such dispute, including without limitation any claim involving Dartmouth, its trustees, officers, employees, agents, licensors, suppliers, or any editor of the Option Grids.

The following provisions survive the expiration or termination of these Terms of Use for any reason whatsoever: Liability and Disclaimers, Indemnity, and General Terms.

These Terms of Use, our Privacy Policy and the Creative Commons licenses pursuant to which the Options Grids are made available to you constitute the entire agreement between you and Dartmouth and the Editors of the Option Grids with respect to your use of this website and the content of the website, including without limitation the Option Grids.

Terms of Use updated May 21 2015.