Children's Organ Transplant Association

Children's Organ Transplant Association
Website Terms of Use

Legal Notice, Disclaimer, and Terms of Use

Access to and use of the World Wide Web site ("The Children’s Organ Transplant Association Website") is provided subject to these terms and conditions. PLEASE READ THESE TERMS CAREFULLY AS USE OF THIS SITE CONSTITUTES ACCEPTANCE OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS.

Use of Material On the Children’s Organ Transplant Association Website

The information, artwork, text, video, audio, or pictures (collectively, "Materials") contained on the Children’s Organ Transplant Association Website are protected by copyright laws. You may only access and use the Materials for personal or educational purposes. You may not modify or use the Materials for any other purpose without the Children’s Organ Transplant Association's express written consent. Except as provided below, you may not reproduce, republish, post, transmit or distribute any Materials on the Children’s Organ Transplant Association Website.

You may print Materials on the Children’s Organ Transplant Association Website for personal or educational purposes only, and you must include any copyright notice originally included with the Materials in all copies.

Any computer software downloadable or otherwise available from the Children’s Organ Transplant Association Website is licensed subject to the terms of the applicable license agreement.

The Materials included on the Children’s Organ Transplant Association Website have been compiled by Children’s Organ Transplant Association from a variety of sources, and are subject to change without notice.

All media files on the Children’s Organ Transplant Association Website are protected by copyright laws. You may not, under any circumstances, reproduce, record, publish, publicly exhibit, or distribute any media files made available on the Children’s Organ Transplant Association Website without the Children’s Organ Transplant Association's express written consent. Permission to photocopy or otherwise reproduce material should be directed to webinfo@cota.org. You should not attempt to pass off any of the Children’s Organ Transplant Association's content as your own work.

Medical Disclaimer

The information and advice contained in or made available through the Children’s Organ Transplant Association Website (including, but not limited to, text files, forums, or auditoriums) is not intended to replace the services of a trained health professional or to be a substitute for medical advice of physicians. The user should consult a physician in all matters relating to his or her health, and particularly in respect to any symptoms that may require diagnosis or medical attention. The Children’s Organ Transplant Association makes no representations or warranties with respect to any information offered or provided within or through the Children’s Organ Transplant Association Website regarding treatment, action, or application of medication. Neither the Children’s Organ Transplant Association, or any of its individual patient campaigns (COTA for “the child”) will be liable for any direct, indirect, consequential, special, exemplary, or other damages arising therefrom.

Sites Linked From the Children’s Organ Transplant Association Website

The sites linked from the Children’s Organ Transplant Association Website are not under Children’s Organ Transplant Association's control, and the Children’s Organ Transplant Association does not assume any responsibility or liability for any communications or materials available at such linked sites. Children’s Organ Transplant Association does not intend links on the Children’s Organ Transplant Association Website to be referrals or endorsements of the linked entities, and are provided for convenience only.

Disclaimer of Warranty

The services, information or data (collectively, "Information") made available at the Children’s Organ Transplant Association Website are provided "AS IS," without warranties of any kind. The Children’s Organ Transplant Association expressly disclaims any representations and warranties, including without limitation, the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. The Children’s Organ Transplant Association shall have absolutely no liability in connection with the services including without limitation, any liability for damage to your computer hardware, data, information, Materials and business resulting from the Information or the lack of information available on the Children’s Organ Transplant Association Website. The Children’s Organ Transplant Association shall have no liability for:

  • any loss or injury caused, in whole or in part, by its actions, omissions, or negligence, or for contingencies beyond its control, in procuring, compiling, or delivering the Information;
  • any errors, omissions, or inaccuracies in the Information regardless of how caused, or delays or interruptions in delivery of the Information; or
  • any decision made or action taken or not taken in reliance upon the Information.

The Children’s Organ Transplant Association makes no warranty, representation or guaranty as to the content, sequence, accuracy, timeliness or completeness of the Information or that the Information may be relied upon for any reason. The Children’s Organ Transplant Association makes no warranty, representation or guaranty that the Information will be uninterrupted or error free or that any defects can be corrected.

Endorsements

The Children’s Organ Transplant Association does not endorse any specific commercial product mentioned on the Children’s Organ Transplant Association Website or any commercial products linked to by this Website.

Licenses and Idea Submissions

You agree to grant to the Children’s Organ Transplant Association Website a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual license, with the right to sublicense, to reproduce, distribute, transmit, create derivative works of, publicly display and publicly perform any materials and other information (including, without limitation, ideas contained therein for new or improved products or services) you submit to public areas of the Children’s Organ Transplant Association Website by all means and in any media now known or hereafter developed. You hereby waive your moral rights in any such materials and information, and you hereby warrant that any such materials and information are original with you, or that you have the right to submit such materials and information. You agree that you shall have no recourse against the Children’s Organ Transplant Association Website for any alleged or actual infringement or misappropriation of any proprietary right in your communication to us.

Limitation of Liability

Under no circumstances shall the Children’s Organ Transplant Association be liable for any losses or damages whatsoever, whether in contract, tort or otherwise, from the use of, or reliance on, the Information, or from the use of the Internet generally.

Privacy

Right to Opt Out

You have the right to "opt-out" of certain of our uses of your Personal Information. For example, at the time you are requested to provide Personal Information on this Website and/or through our Services, you may have the opportunity to elect to, or not to: (1) receive correspondence from COTA or (2) have your Personal Information shared with other individuals. You may also make this request by sending an e-mail to cota@cota.org. In this e-mail please identify which COTA Website or Service and state whether (i) you would like to opt-out of receiving correspondence (including, for example, Enewsletters) in general, or just communication via e-mail, postal mail, short message service, instant messaging and/or by phone, (ii) you would like to opt-out of certain of COTA’s Enewsletters or correspondence, and if so which ones, and/or (iii) you would like to opt-out of having your Personal Information shared with other individuals. You may also opt-out of COTA e-mails by clicking on an opt-out link within the promotional correspondence you receive, sending an email to cota@cota.org.

You may opt-out of COTA's SMS correspondence or Premium SMS Services by texting "STOP" to the shortcode provided on the Website for the particular Service. Please understand that if you opt-out of receiving e-mails or SMS from COTA, we may still contact you by e-mail or SMS in connection with your account with us or to provide you with important information about COTA or this Website or the Services. An opt-out request will only apply as of the date of the request. COTA will not be responsible for any communications that you may receive from individuals that received your Personal Information prior to such request. In these cases, please contact the patient campaign or individual directly.

Other

For purposes of this disclaimer notice, Children’s Organ Transplant Association shall include the Children’s Organ Transplant Association and its individual patient campaigns (COTA for “the child”), and their employees, and any third-party providers or sources of information or data.

Copyright and Trademark Notices

Copyright © Children’s Organ Transplant Association and/or its licensors, all rights reserved. The Children’s Organ Transplant Association and the Children’s Organ Transplant Association┬« logo, and the registered trademarks of the Children’s Organ Transplant Association┬«.