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MLB Ventures, Inc. (askdrmarilyn) may revise and update these Terms and Conditions at any time. If you continue to use MLB Ventures, Inc. (askdrmarilyn) thewebsite (” or the “Site,”) that will mean you accept those changes.
1. GENERAL USE OF CONTENT
OUR SITE AND ALL CONTENT, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, ALL TEXT, IMAGES, PHOTOGRAPHS, GRAPHICS, LOGOS, SOFTWARE, AUDIO AND VIDEO CLIPS, DATABASES AND OTHER MATERIALS (COLLECTIVELY, THE “SITE CONTENT”) ARE OWNED BY OR LICENSED TO MLB Ventures, Inc. (askdrmarilyn) AND ARE PROTECTED BY UNITED STATES AND INTERNATIONAL COPYRIGHT LAWS AND OTHER INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAWS.
MLB Ventures, Inc. (askdrmarilyn) GRANTS YOU A NON-EXCLUSIVE, NON-TRANSFERABLE, LIMITED RIGHT TO ACCESS, USE, AND DISPLAY OUR SITE AND TO DOWNLOAD OR PRINT SITE CONTENT FOR PERSONAL, NON-COMMERCIAL PURPOSES ONLY. IF YOU DOWNLOAD OR PRINT FILES, IMAGES, OR ANY OTHER SITE CONTENT, YOU MAY NOT ALTER THE SITE CONTENT, OR REMOVE ANY TRADEMARK, COPYRIGHT OR OTHER NOTICES DISPLAYED ON THE SITE CONTENT. WE ASK THAT YOU GIVE TARA CENTER CREDIT FOR THE MATERIAL DOWNLOADED AND/OR USED.
YOU MAY NOT DOWNLOAD, DISPLAY, REPRODUCE, CREATE DERIVATIVE WORKS FROM, DISTRIBUTE, OR IN ANY WAY EXPLOIT THE SITE AND THE SITE CONTENT FOR ANY COMMERCIAL USE WITHOUT MLB Ventures, Inc. (askdrmarilyn) S PRIOR WRITTEN PERMISSION.
IF YOU VIOLATE ANY OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, YOUR PERMISSION TO USE THE CONTENT AUTOMATICALLY TERMINATES AND YOU MUST IMMEDIATELY DESTROY ANY COPIES YOU HAVE MADE OF ANY PORTION OF THE CONTENT.
2. NOTICE OF COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT
WE INTEND THAT ALL THE CONTENT ON THE SITE RESPECT THE COPYRIGHT AND OTHER PROPRIETARY RIGHTS OF YOU AND OTHER PARTIES. WHEN VISITORS POST CONTENT ON OUR SITE, WE ARE UNABLE TO MONITOR THE COPYRIGHT OWNERSHIP OF ALL POSTED CONTENT. IF AT ANY TIME YOU BELIEVE THAT ANY OF OUR SITE CONTENT INFRINGES YOUR COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL, THEN YOU MAY REQUEST THE CONTENT BE REMOVED FROM OUR SITE IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE COPYRIGHT ACT, 17 U.S.C. 512(C) (3). PLEASE PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION:
A. IDENTIFICATION OF THE COPYRIGHTED WORK THAT YOU BELIEVE TO BE INFRINGED. PLEASE DESCRIBE THE WORK, AND WHERE POSSIBLE INCLUDE A COPY OR THE LOCATION (E. G., URL) OF AN AUTHORIZED VERSION OF THE WORK.
B. IDENTIFICATION OF THE MATERIAL THAT YOU BELIEVE TO BE INFRINGING AND ITS LOCATION. PLEASE DESCRIBE THE MATERIAL, AND PROVIDE US WITH ITS URL OR ANY OTHER PERTINENT INFORMATION THAT WILL ALLOW US TO LOCATE THE MATERIAL
C. YOUR NAME, ADDRESS, TELEPHONE NUMBER AND (IF AVAILABLE) E-MAIL ADDRESS
D. A STATEMENT THAT YOU HAVE A GOOD FAITH BELIEF THAT THE COMPLAINED OF USE OF THE MATERIALS IS NOT AUTHORIZED BY THE COPYRIGHT OWNER, ITS AGENT, OR THE LAW.
E. A STATEMENT THAT THE INFORMATION THAT YOU HAVE SUPPLIED IS ACCURATE, AND INDICATING THAT “UNDER PENALTY OF PERJURY,” YOU ARE THE COPYRIGHT OWNER OR ARE AUTHORIZED TO ACT ON THE COPYRIGHT OWNER’S BEHALF.
F. A SIGNATURE OR THE ELECTRONIC EQUIVALENT FROM THE COPYRIGHT HOLDER OR AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE.
3. No-Commercial Use Policy
You agree to use our Site only in a noncommercial manner and in compliance with MLB Ventures, Inc. (askdrmarilyn) No-Commercial Use Policy copied below. You specifically agree not to post, transmit or otherwise distribute to the Site any material containing any solicitation of funds, advertising or solicitation for goods or services. We encourage you to report any apparent violation to us. Write to us at: 7 Spring eath Court, Baltimore, Maryland 21244.
Published information from MLB Ventures, Inc. (askdrmarilyn) , including our Ratings and Reports, is intended solely for the benefit of consumers/visitors to our site. This information may not be used by others in advertising or to promote a company’s products or services. In addition, this policy precludes any commercial use of any of MLB Ventures, Inc. (askdrmarilyn) ’s published information in any form, or of the names of MLB Ventures, Inc. (askdrmarilyn) , or any other of MLB Ventures, Inc. (askdrmarilyn) ’s publications or services, without our express written permission.
4. User Feedback, Stories & Interactive Forums; License
MLB Ventures, Inc. (askdrmarilyn) may make available to users of the Site email notices, newsletters, chat rooms, message boards, bulletin board services, or other interactive communication facilities through the Site. You can express your views, read and respond to the views of other Site users and post content on these Forums (such facilities collectively referred to as the “Forums”).
You are solely responsible for the content of any transmissions you make to the Site or any materials you add to the Site, including to any Forum (the “Communications”). MLB Ventures, Inc. (askdrmarilyn) and its Affiliates do not endorse or accept any communication as their own or representative of their views.
You agree that you will not upload or transmit any communications or content of any type to the Public Areas (including blogs, message boards, etc.) that infringe or violate any rights of any party. When you submit communications or content to the Public Areas, you agree that your submission is not confidential for all purposes.
If you make any such submission you agree that you will not send or transmit to MLB Ventures, Inc. (askdrmarilyn) by email, (including through the email addresses listed on the “Contact Us” page) any communication or content that infringes or violates any rights of any party.
If you submit any business information, idea, concept or invention to MLB Ventures, Inc. (askdrmarilyn) by email, you agree the material/information submitted it not confidential for all our uses.
If you make any submission to a Public Area or if you submit any business information, idea, concept or invention to MLB Ventures, Inc. (askdrmarilyn) by email, you automatically grant- or warrant that the owner of such content or intellectual property has expressly granted MLB Ventures, Inc. (askdrmarilyn) a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, world-wide nonexclusive license to use, reproduce, create derivative works from, modify, publish, edit, translate, distribute, perform, and display the communication or content in any media or medium, or any form, format, or forum now known or hereafter
developed. MLB Ventures, Inc. (askdrmarilyn) may sublicense its rights through multiple tiers of sublicenses.
If you wish to keep any business information, ideas, concepts or inventionsprivate or proprietary, do not submit them to the Public Areas or to MLB Ventures, Inc. (askdrmarilyn) by email. We try to answer every email in a timely manner, but are not always able to do so.
You warrant that you have the right to grant these rights to MLB Ventures, Inc. (askdrmarilyn) and that you will not post any content that infringes or violates any proprietary, privacy or publicity, or other rights of any party or that violates any law.
You hereby waive all rights generally known as “moral rights” in your Communications to the extent they can be waived, under any existing or future law of any jurisdiction.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, in certain areas of our Site, such as our Share Your Story feature, we invite you to share your personal experiences about important issues facing consumers so that we can learn more about the issues, and better inform federal and state policymakers, fellow consumers and consumer groups, and the media in generating additional support for consumers. In the areas of our Site where you share your story and personal information about yourself, we provide you with the opportunity to tell us how you wish us to treat your information, for example, we ask
permission to publish your story and/or the personal information you provide with it. The terms applicable to those Forums and the preferences you indicate govern MLB Ventures, Inc. (askdrmarilyn) ’s use of those specific Communications.
5. Unacceptable Content and Behavior
In the parts of the web site that permit visitors to post content (e.g., the public comment, report events, chat rooms and forums), certain content is prohibited. Unacceptable content will be removed without warning. Users posting unacceptable content will be banned. Steps will be taken to prevent future access to users who post unacceptable
content in the forums.
Unacceptable content includes, but is not limited to, the following:
Anything promoting a commercial product that is not consistent with the FDA labeling and/or off-label use supported in published clinical guidelines and/or evidence-based medicine.
Anything promoting a research study, whether being run by a university or company, unless prior approval has been granted.
Anything promoting a miracle cure or other dubious product for the treatment of any condition that has no basis in respected, peer-reviewed science.
Anything promoting nutritional supplements as a cure for medical conditions or adjunct to therapy that is not supported by respected, peer-reviewed science.
Anything that purports to be of a medical nature but has no basis in scientific fact .
Anything sold by a multi-level marketing company.
Examples of other material that is unacceptable include, but not limited to, material that:
is for commercial purposes or otherwise advertises or solicits for the sale of goods or services;
constitutes or contains “affiliate marketing,” “link referral code,” “junk mail,””spam,” “chain letters,” “pyramid schemes,” or unsolicited commercial advertisement, or contains any form of advertising or solicitation that includes links to commercial services or web sites;
advertises any illegal services or the sale of any items the sale of which is prohibited or restricted by applicable law;
employs misleading email addresses, or forged headers or otherwise manipulated identifiers in order to disguise the origin of the Communication;
that makes any commercial, advertising, marketing or other similar use of any Site Content or MLB Ventures, Inc. (askdrmarilyn) ’s name or materials without MLB Ventures, Inc. (askdrmarilyn) ’s express prior written consent;
is obscene, pornographic, profane, sexually explicit, indecent, defamatory, threatening, harassing, abusive, slanderous, hateful or embarrassing to any other person or entity as determined by MLB Ventures, Inc. (askdrmarilyn) in its sole discretion;
is false, deceptive, misleading, deceitful, misinformative, or constitutes “bait and switch”;
slanders, libels, defames, disparages, or otherwise violates the legal rights of any third party;
infringes or violates the intellectual property rights. Anything that is rude, vulgar, obscene, indecent, pornographic, profane, sexually explicit, threatening or abusive; (including copyright, patent and trademark rights), contract rights, trade secrets, privacy or publicity rights or any other rights of any third party;
violates any applicable laws, rules, or regulations;
contains software viruses or any other malicious code designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware ortelecommunications equipment, that disrupts the normal flow of dialogue with an excessive number of messages (flooding attack), or that otherwise negatively affects other users’ ability to submit comments;
impersonates another person or entity, including, but not limited to, a MLB Ventures, Inc. (askdrmarilyn) ’s employee, or falsely states or otherwise misrepresents your affiliation with a person or entity or that collects or uses any information about Site visitors.
In addition, you agree not to:
contact anyone who has asked not to be contacted;
“stalk” or otherwise harass anyone;
collect personal data about other Site users for commercial or unlawful purposes;
use automated means, including spiders, robots, crawlers, data mining tools, or the like to download data from our Site, provided that an exception is made forinternet search engines (e.g. Google) and non-commercial public archives (e.g. archive.org) that comply with our robots.txt file; repeatedly post the same or similar Communications or otherwise impose an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure (spamming); or attempt to gain unauthorized access to MLB Ventures, Inc. (askdrmarilyn) ‘s computer systems or engage in any activity that disrupts, diminishes the quality of, interferes with the performance of, or impairs the functionality of our Site.
6. Age Restrictions
You represent and warrant to MLB Ventures, Inc. (askdrmarilyn) that you are at least eighteen (18) years old and that you possess the legal right and ability to enter into this User Agreement and to use our Site in accordance with this User Agreement.
7. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY SET FORTH HEREIN, OUR SITE (INCLUDING ALL SITE CONTENT, SOFTWARE, AND INFORMATION MADE AVAILABLE THEREON OR ACCESSED BY MEANS THEREOF) ARE PROVIDED AS-IS AND AS-AVAILABLE, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OF TITLE OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE (WHETHER OR NOT THAT PURPOSE HAS BEEN DISCLOSED), TITLE, COMPATABILITY, SECURITY,
ACCURACY, OR NONINFRINGEMENT.
You understand that we cannot and do not operate, control, supply, endorse, warrant or guarantee any information, products, services or merchandise available on MLB Ventures, Inc. (askdrmarilyn) or thorough the Internet in general.
Although we are selective about organizations we link to, WE DO NOT ASSUME ANY RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY WEBSITES THAT ARE LINKED TO OUR SITE OR THAT YOU BROWSE TO AFTER FOLLOWING A LINK FROM MLB Ventures, Inc. (askdrmarilyn) .
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY LAW, MLB Ventures, Inc. (askdrmarilyn) MAKES NO WARRANTIES AND SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR THE USE OF OUR SITE UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO NEGLIGENCE BY MLB Ventures, Inc. (askdrmarilyn) . MLB Ventures, Inc. (askdrmarilyn) DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED IN OUR SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, THAT OUR SITE WILL MEET ANY PARTICULAR CRITERIA OF PERFORMANCE OR QUALITY,OR THAT OUR SITE, INCLUDING THE SERVER(S) ON WHICH OUR SITE IS OPERATED, ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.
8. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
USE OF OUR SITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. YOU ASSUME FULL RESPONSIBILITY AND RISK OF LOSS RESULTING FROM YOUR DOWNLOADING AND/OR USE OF FILES, INFORMATION, COMMUNICATIONS, SITE CONTENT OR OTHER MATERIAL (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION SOFTWARE) ACCESSED THROUGH OROBTAINED BY MEANS OF OUR SITE.
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL MLB Ventures, Inc. (askdrmarilyn) , OR ITS DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES AND AGENTS, OR ANY THIRD PARTY PROVIDER OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS OR NETWORK SERVICES, SITE SOFTWARE OR SITECONTENT FOR MLB Ventures, Inc. (askdrmarilyn) OR ITS AFFILIATES, BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO DAMAGES FOR PERSONAL INJURY AND/OR DEATH, LOST REVENUES OR PROFITS,
LOSS OF BUSINESS OR LOSS OF DATA) THAT ARE DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY RELATED TO YOUR USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THIS SITE EVEN IF MLB Ventures, Inc. (askdrmarilyn) , ITS AFFILIATES, OR THEIR PROVIDERS OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS OR NETWORK SERVICES, SITE CONTENT OR SOFTWARE HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER SUCH LIABILITY IS BASED IN TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), CONTRACT OR ANY OTHER LEGAL OR EQUITABLE THEORY. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
We or our partners also own the names we use for our products and services on IHI. org, and these names are protected by trademark laws in the U.S. and internationally. All trademarks are the property of their respective owners. IHI’s marks include without limitation the following:
MLB Ventures, Inc. (askdrmarilyn)
If your activities are noncommercial, you may make use of our trademarks by linking to us or discussing us with others, as long as you make it clear that we are the owner of the trademark. Any other uses of our trademarks require our prior written approval.
You may not use our trademarks in any of the following ways:
In a MLB Ventures, Inc. (askdrmarilyn) product name or publication title.
Within or as part of your own trademarks.
To identify MLB Ventures, Inc. (askdrmarilyn) products or services.
In a manner which will likely cause confusion.
In a manner that implies that MLB Ventures, Inc. (askdrmarilyn) sponsors, endorses or is otherwise connected with your activities, products, or services.
In a manner that disparages MLB Ventures, Inc. (askdrmarilyn) .
We reserve the right to terminate our Site and this User Agreement for any reason. MLB Ventures, Inc. (askdrmarilyn) also reserves the right to restrict, suspend or terminate your access to the Site in whole or in part at any time without notice if we discover that you have violated this User Agreement. Your license of rights to MLB Ventures, Inc. (askdrmarilyn) under the Disclaimer of Warranties, Limitation of Liability, Indemnification and General Provisions Sections of this User Agreement survive such termination.
11. General Provisions
You irrevocably agree to bring any claim or dispute relating to your use of our Site and this User Agreement exclusively in the state and federal courts located in the State and County of Wisconsin, and you waive any jurisdictional, venue or inconvenient forum objections to such courts. If any provision of this Agreement is deemed unlawful, void or for any reason or unenforceable, then that provision is considered severed and will not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.
11. Links to Other Sites
We do not mind if you have a simple link from your website or blog to the MLB Ventures, Inc. (askdrmarilyn) website. However, this does not mean you can frame our site or incorporate pieces of it into a different site or product. You are not allowed to link to MLB Ventures, Inc. (askdrmarilyn) if you create or post illegal, obscene or offensive content or if the link in any way has a negative impact on our reputation.
If you spam email addresses associated with this web site, the chat rooms, or other services, your email address and everything related to the spammed product or service will be blocked from sending any more email to any address associated with this web site. Whether a particular message is considered spam is at the sole discretion of the
web site management. In short, if you spam us, we will do whatever is necessary to block you from spamming again.
13. Change at Any Time
These terms of service may change at any time. By using this web site, you agree to any terms that apply at the time you visit.
If you have questions about these terms of service, you may use our Contact Us page, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or write to us at:
MLB Ventures, Inc. (askdrmarilyn)
7 Spring Heath Court
Baltimore, Maryland 21244
(Page last updated:November 24,2014)