This Web site, including the domain name (www.specialtydocs.org),
is wholly owned by the Alliance of Specialty Medicine (“the
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.
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.
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
In states which do not allow some or all of the above limitations of
liability, liability shall be limited to the greatest extent allowed
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.
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:
Alliance of Specialty Medicine
1350 I Street, NW, Suite 860
Washington, DC 20005