Website Terms and Conditions

Publication Date: February 15, 2007

International Medical Corps (IMC) maintains this website in order to provide you with information about our mission, work and services, and to enable you to interact with us online. Please read the following terms and conditions carefully. By using this website, you agree to the terms and conditions set forth herein. If you do not agree to the following terms and conditions you should not use this website.

Throughout this Agreement, you will see the terms “International Medical Corps”, “IMC”, “we”, “our” and “us”: these terms refer to International Medical Corps, a non-profit organization with tax-exempt status as provided by the Internal Revenue Code Section 501(c)(3) and the California Revenue and Taxation Code Section 23701(d). IMC’s tax identification number is 95-3949646.

1. Restrictions on Use

IMC appreciates the educational use of its website. Therefore, except as otherwise provided, you are authorized to view, copy, print or distribute a particular portion, graphics, photograph, text, files or other material (the “Content”) on this website subject to the following conditions:

(a) The Content may only be stored, distributed or otherwise used for lawful, informational, non-commercial purposes. The following actions are strictly prohibited:

Using Content for advertising purposes, and/or implying that IMC endorses certain products or services.
Publishing or redistributing the Content, directly or indirectly.
Failing to include appropriate copyright notice. All copies of the Content must include the IMC copyright notice except to the extent that another notice is posted on this website in connection with Content used, in which case such Content shall bear that author attribution, trademark legend or copyright notice, if any.
Posting or transmitting through this website any information that in any way infringes upon the rights of others, that is vulgar, obscene, defamatory, profane, or that constitutes a criminal offense or gives rise to civil liability or that is unlawful in any other way.
(b) IMC reserves the right to immediately revoke the right to use this website at any time. Your use of this website shall immediately cease upon notice from IMC.

(c) IMC may periodically change or discontinue any part of this website.

(d) You, the site user, are solely responsible for obtaining, maintaining and paying for any and all equipment required to use this website, including but not limited to telephone, computer, other hardware, and appropriate software.

(e) Information obtained through this website shall not be used to disparage IMC, its affiliates or activities in any manner.

2. Submissions

(a) All comments, statements, suggestions, ideas, files, text, pictures or other information submitted to or through this website will become and will forever be the property of IMC. IMC is never responsible for treating any submission as confidential nor is IMC ever obligated to use any submission for any purpose. However, IMC is entitled to freely use any submission for any purpose whatsoever, including but not limited to commercial and advertising purposes, without compensation to you. By submitting any material in any form to this website, the user represents and warrants that the owner of the material grants IMC an irrevocable license to use, modify, publish, distribute, incorporate, translate and reproduce the material, in whole or in part, royalty-free.

(b) This website contains copyrighted material, trademarks and other proprietary information. You acknowledge that you acquire no ownership rights to any copyrighted material by viewing, downloading or otherwise accessing the material. You may not modify, publish, distribute, sell, make changes in author attribution, copyright, trademark or other proprietary notice or exploit the content of the website except as expressly provided herein. You shall not submit, upload or otherwise make available any material that is copyrighted, trademarked or otherwise legally owned without the owner’s express permission to do so. The burden of proving that any material is not protected by copyright or other proprietary rights rests solely with you. Also, you are solely responsible for any damage or other harm arising from the violation of any copyright, trademark or other proprietary right.

3. Liability

(a) You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless IMC and its affiliates, and their respective directors, officers, employees, agents, third party content providers and licensors (collectively “IMC entities”) from and against all claims, losses and expenses of any nature, including, but not limited to, lost profits, direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages, punitive damages, costs and attorneys’ fees, arising out of your use of this website. No IMC entity shall be liable for any claims or losses of any kind, including without limitation claims relating to any defamatory, offensive or illegal content. You expressly agree that you use this website at your own risk and that the provisions of this section apply to all website content that you submit.

(b) The materials on this website are provided “AS IS”, without any express or implied warranties or warranties of any kind. IMC hereby expressly disclaims all warranties of merchantability, non-infringement or fitness for a particular purpose. IMC does not warrant or make any representations regarding the use of or result of the use of the materials and information on this website including, but not limited to, authenticity, reliability, completeness, interruption, delay or defect in operation or transmission to this website, the use or inability to use the information on this website, whether this site or the server that makes it available is free of viruses, communication line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, alteration of, or use of records or other harmful components.

(c) The limitation of liability set forth herein also applies to third party content on this website. In certain cases, IMC is a distributor (and not a publisher) of content supplied by third parties and users. Accordingly, IMC has little if any editorial control over such content.. Any opinions, advice, statements, services, offers or other information or content expressed or made available by third parties, information providers, or any other user of this website, are those of the respective authors or distributors and not of IMC. Under no circumstances will IMC have any responsibility for any loss or damage relating to this information or your reliance on it. It is your sole responsibility to evaluate the accuracy and completeness of any information available through this website.

(d) Information available on this website or the websites of IMC’s related or affiliated entities is provided with the understanding that neither IMC nor its affiliates is providing professional advice. You should not rely on any of the information within these “Terms and Conditions” as a substitute for individualized professional advice.

4. IMC Programs

This website is available to users internationally and may contain information about IMC programs and services that are not available in your country. This information does not imply that IMC will announce the services and programs available in your country. To obtain information on the IMC programs and services available in your country, contact the IMC offices in the U.S. or the U.K.

5. Monitoring

IMC shall have the right, but shall not be obligated, to monitor the content of this website to determine compliance with this Agreement or to comply with any relevant laws and regulations. IMC shall have sole discretion to edit, refuse to post or remove any content submitted to this website. IMC shall also have the right to remove any material that IMC, in its sole discretion, finds in violation of the provisions hereof or otherwise objectionable. Possible evidence of use of this site for illegal purposes will be provided to law enforcement authorities.

6. Termination

IMC or you may terminate this Agreement at any time. You may terminate this Agreement by destroying all materials obtained from all IMC sites that are in your possession. IMC may terminate this Agreement immediately and without notice if, in its judgment, you breach any term or condition of this Agreement. Upon termination, you must destroy all materials obtained through this website.

7. Trademark Information

The term “International Medical Corps” and certain other trademarks, logos or service marks relating thereto are registered in the United States and, to the extent used outside the United States, in other countries. All rights reserved. Other trademarks or trade names on the IMC website are the property of the trademark owners.

8. Linking to the International Medical Corps Website

This website may be linked to other sites which are not maintained by IMC. IMC is not responsible for the content of any of those sites. The inclusion of any link to such sites does not imply endorsement by IMC of those sites or any information available through those sites. IMC makes no representations regarding any website that may be accessed by a link from this website.

9. Miscellaneous

This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement of the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof, and supersedes previous written or oral agreements between the parties with respect to such subject matter.

This Agreement will be construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California, United States of America, without regard to its conflict of laws rules. If any part of these Terms and Conditions is unlawful, void, or unenforceable, that part will be deemed severable and will not affect the continuing validity and enforceability of any of the remaining provisions.

IMC may revise these Terms and Conditions at any time. Such changes, modifications, additions or deletions shall be effective immediately upon notice thereof, which may be accomplished by any means including, but not limited to, posting on this website, e-mail, conventional mail, or by any other means. Any use of this website by you after such notice shall be deemed to constitute your acceptance of such changes. No waiver by either party of any breach or default hereunder shall be deemed to be a waiver of any preceding or subsequent default.

The provisions contained herein are for the benefit of IMC and its affiliates, third party content providers and licensors and each shall have the right to assert and enforce such provisions directly or on its own behalf.