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Terms And Conditions Of Use American Urological Association Websites

By accessing or using any of the American Urological Association ("AUA") Internet properties including, without limitation, www.auanet.org and any others released by the AUA (collectively referred to as the "AUA websites") you agree to comply with and be bound by these Terms and Conditions of Use ("Terms of Use"). Please read these Terms of Use carefully as well as the AUA's Privacy Policy which is incorporated herein by reference. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy, you must immediately terminate your use of the AUA websites.

  1. License Grant. You are granted a personal, revocable, limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable license to access and use the AUA websites conditioned on your continued acceptance of, and compliance with, these Terms of Use. You may use the AUA websites and the AUA Content (as defined below) for your noncommercial personal or professional use and for no other purpose. The AUA reserves the right to bar, restrict or suspend any user's access to the AUA websites, and/or to terminate this license at any time for any reason. The AUA reserves any rights not explicitly granted in these Terms of Use.
  2. License Restrictions. Unless otherwise expressly stated in these Terms of Use or you receive the AUA's prior written consent, you may not modify, translate, create derivative works of, distribute, market, display, remove or alter any proprietary notices or labels from, lease, sell, sublicense, clone, transfer, decompile, reverse engineer, or incorporate into any information retrieval system (electronic or mechanical), the AUA websites, any AUA Content (as defined below), or any portion thereof. Further, you may not (i) use the AUA websites for any unauthorized or illegal purpose or activity including, but not limited to, any activity to obtain or attempt to obtain unauthorized access to the AUA websites, including AUA Content; (ii) interfere with the proper working of the AUA websites including, but not limited to, the transmission of any virus, worm, trap door, back door, timer, clock, Trojan horse, or other limiting routine, instruction or design; or (iii) interfere with any other person's use and enjoyment of the AUA websites.
  3. Your Acceptance; Revisions to Terms of Use. The AUA websites are available only to individuals who can enter into legally binding contracts under applicable law. These Terms of Use constitute a legally binding agreement between you and the AUA regarding your use and access to the AUA websites. By using the AUA websites you agree to the Terms of Use.

    The AUA reserves the right to revise these Terms of Use at any time in its sole discretion by posting revised Terms of Use to the AUA websites. Your use of the AUA websites signifies your acceptance of all the terms and conditions contained within the Terms of Use posted at the time of your use.
  4. AUA Policies; Additional Terms and Conditions. The AUA's Privacy Policy, as well as other additional terms and conditions applicable to certain portions of the AUA websites (collectively "Additional Terms and Conditions") are incorporated herein by reference. To the extent that there is a conflict between these Terms of Use and any Additional Terms and Conditions for the activity in which you choose to participate, the Additional Terms and Conditions shall govern.
  5. Personal Login Information. Certain features and areas of the AUA websites are available only with registration, login and/or a paid subscription. If you are required to register and select a unique login and password ("Personal Login Information"), you must keep your Personal Login Information confidential. Your Personal Login Information is personal to you and you may not allow any third party to use it under any circumstances. The AUA is not liable for any harm caused by or related to the theft, misappropriation, disclosure, or unauthorized use of your Personal Login Information. You must contact the AUA immediately if you become aware of or believe there is or may have been any breach, theft or unauthorized use of your Personal Login Information, or otherwise wish to deactivate your Personal Login Information due to security concerns.
  6. Privacy Policy. For information about the AUA's data protection practices and the AUA's use and protection of your personal information, please read the AUA's Privacy Policy which is incorporated into and made a part of these Terms of Use.
  7. Proprietary Rights. The content of the AUA websites includes, without limitation, (i) the AUA's trademarks, service marks, logos, brands, and brand names, trade dress and trade names and other distinctive identification and (ii) information, data, materials, interfaces, computer code, databases, products, services, software applications and tools, text, images, photographs, audio and video material, and artwork, and (iii) the design, structure, selection, compilation, assembly, coordination, expression, functionalities, applications, look and feel, and arrangement of any content contained in or available through the AUA websites (the items identified in subsections (i) (ii) and (iii) shall be collectively referred to herein as "AUA Content"). AUA Content is the property of the AUA and is protected by law including, but not limited to, United States copyright, trade secret, patent, and trademark law, as well as other state, national and international laws, treaties and regulations. The reproduction, transmission, distribution, sale or publication of any AUA Content by you, or by you through any other person or entity, is prohibited unless express written consent is separately obtained from the AUA or the owner of such content if the AUA is not the owner. Any use of the AUA Marks without the AUA's express written consent is strictly prohibited. You may not alter, delete, obscure or conceal any copyright or other notices appearing in the AUA Content, including any such notices appearing on any AUA Content you are permitted to download, transmit, display, print, or reproduce from the AUA websites.
  8. Medical Disclaimer. The AUA Content is provided for informational purposes only and is not intended as medical advice, or as a substitute for the medical advice of a physician.
  9. Third Party Information. The AUA websites may feature materials, information, products, and services provided by third parties. Any such information, including but not limited to articles, press clippings, opinions, advice, statements, services, offers, User-Generated Content or other information made available by third parties such as content providers and other users of the AUA websites are those of the respective third party and not of the AUA or its affiliates. The AUA makes no representation with respect to, nor does it guarantee or endorse, the quality, non-infringement, accuracy, completeness, timeliness, or reliability of such third party materials, information, services or products.
  10. Advertisers. The AUA websites may contain advertisements of third parties. The inclusion of advertisements on the AUA websites does not imply endorsement of the advertised products or services by the AUA. The AUA shall not be responsible for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the presence of such advertisements on the AUA websites. Further, the AUA shall not be responsible or liable for the statements or conduct of any third party advertisers appearing on the AUA websites. You shall be solely responsible for any correspondence or transactions you have with any third party advertisers.
  11. Links to Third Party websites. The AUA websites may provide links (including any link through an on-line banner advertisement) to other sites on the Internet for your convenience. These other sites are maintained by third parties over which the AUA exercises no control. The appearance of any such third party links (provided by the AUA or by a third party) is not intended to endorse any particular company or product. If you decide to access any of the third party sites linked to the AUA websites, you do so entirely at your own risk.
  12. Links to AUA websites and AUA Content. Links posted by third parties to the AUA websites and/or AUA Content may not use the AUA trademark or logo and shall not suggest the AUA promotes or otherwise endorses any third party products, business relationships, services, causes, campaigns, websites, content, or information. Any links to any portion of the AUA websites shall be the responsibility of the linking party. The AUA reserves the right to require any linking party to disable or remove any link that violates the AUA's rights or causes interruption or deterioration of AUA Content.
  13. Indemnification. To the fullest extent permitted by law, you shall defend, indemnify, and hold harmless the AUA Parties from and against all claims arising from or in any way related to your use of the AUA websites and/or AUA Content, a violation by you of these Terms of Use, or any other actions connected with your use of the AUA websites and/or AUA Content, including any liability or expense, losses, damages (actual and consequential), suits, judgments, litigation costs and attorneys' fees. The AUA will provide prompt written notice of any such claims, but failure to provide such notice will not release you from any of your obligations pursuant to this Section except to the extent that you are actually prejudiced by such failure, and will not relieve you from any other liability that you may have to the AUA Parties other than under this Section.
  14. Contact Information. If you have any questions or concerns regarding these Terms of Use or the AUA websites, please visit our "Contact Us" page.

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