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LEGAL NOTICE


Ownership

This Web site, including the domain name (www.specialtydocs.org), is wholly owned by the Alliance of Specialty Medicine (“the Alliance”).

Privacy Notice.

While visitors can access all sections of this website without registering or providing any personal information, the Alliance does use IP Service Provider addresses to identify utilization of the site and visits to particular areas of the site. That information will be used in aggregate for internal purposes only and not shared with other organizations or any other outside entities. Any other information collected from visitors to this site will be used solely for purposes consistent with the Alliance’s mission and will not be disclosed to third-parties for commercial or other unrelated purposes without the express written consent from the person providing the information.

Individuals or entities that provide us with an email address may be added to the Alliance mail and/or email list or certain other private lists. The Alliance mail and email lists are only for important communications related to Alliance’s mission.

You can ask us to remove your mail or email address or other personal information from our files at any time.

The Alliance may use "cookie" technology to aid in site navigation and registration and to obtain non-personal information from its online visitors. Such data may be collected and used in aggregate by Alliance to shape and direct the creation and maintenance of content and to determine the type of advertisement to be seen by site visitors. We do not extract personal information in this process nor do we provide this information to third parties. We also do not contact you based on information in your cookie file.

The Alliance has taken steps to make all information received from our online visitors as secure as possible against unauthorized access and use. All information is protected by our security measures, which are reviewed periodically.

Other Sites

The Alliance website does include links to other sites; however, having not fully reviewed these sites, the Alliance is not responsible for the content of any off-site pages or any other sites linked to the site. The Alliance disclaims all liability for images, content, and opinion expressed on other sites that may be accessed through links on the Alliance site. Likewise, the Alliance disclaims all liability for images, content, and opinion expressed on outside sites that choose to link to the Alliance site.

Proprietary Rights

The text and images of people or places displayed on the site are the property of either the Alliance or a third party. The Alliance hereby provides limited permission for users of this site to reproduce, retransmit, or reprint, for such user's own personal use only, part or all of any document on this site as long as the copyright notice and permission notice contained in the document or portion thereof are included in such reproduction, retransmission, or reprinting. Any other use of these images and/or text by you, or anyone authorized by you, is prohibited unless you obtain the express, written permission of the Alliance. Any unauthorized use of these images and/or text may violate copyright laws, trademark and service mark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and communications regulations and statutes. The trademarks, logos, and service marks (collectively “the Trademarks") displayed on the site are registered and unregistered Trademarks of the Alliance and others. No Trademark displayed on the site may be used without the written permission of the party that owns that Trademark.

Disclaimer of Liability

With respect to documents and information available from this site, the Alliance, its affiliated employees, directors, agents and any other parties involved in the creation, production or delivery of the site are not liable for any direct, incidental, consequential, indirect, or punitive damages arising out of your access to, or use of, the site. The Alliance is providing this site and its contents on an "as is" basis and makes no representations or warranties of any kind with respect to this site or its contents. The Alliance disclaims all such representations and warranties, including for example warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Likewise, the Alliance disclaims any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, procedure, method, apparatus, product, or process posted on the site. Neither the Alliance, nor its associates assumes any responsibility for loss or damages resulting from the use of information contained on this site.
In states which do not allow some or all of the above limitations of liability, liability shall be limited to the greatest extent allowed by law.

Disclaimer of Endorsement

Reference to any product, service, hypertext link to a third party Web site or other information by trade name, trademark, supplier or otherwise does not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation by the Alliance.

Online Conduct.

Members and visitors agree to use this Web site only for lawful purposes and are prohibited from posting on the Web site any unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, obscene or otherwise objectionable material of any kind, including, but not limited to, any material which encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, national or international law.

Third Party Content.


The Alliance is providing information and services on the Internet as a benefit and service in furtherance of the Alliance’s nonprofit, social welfare mission. The Alliance does not exert editorial control over information or materials that are posted by third parties onto this site. Any opinions, advice, statements, services, offers or other information or content made available by third parties are those of the respective author(s), and the Alliance is not responsible for any material posted by third parties. The Alliance cannot and does not endorse in any way, nor does it vouch for, the accuracy or usefulness of such material. Furthermore, the Alliance expressly disclaims any liability for any claims or damages associated with material posted by third parties. The Alliance reserves the right to remove any materials that are posted by third parties onto this site or materials that are e-mailed by third parties that the Alliance considers to be objectionable. Although this site may include links providing direct access to other Internet sites, the Alliance has not participated in the development of those other sites, and does not exert any editorial or other control over those other sites.

Changes to this Legal Notice

If we change this Legal Notice, we will post those changes to this web page, and other places we deem appropriate so visitors can readily determine what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it.

To Contact the Website

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of our site, or your interaction with our Website, please contact:

Website Manager
Alliance of Specialty Medicine
1350 I Street, NW, Suite 860
Washington, DC 20005
webmaster@specialtydocs.org

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