Terms and Conditions of Use

Copyright © 2014 Dobies Healthcare Group, Inc., a healthcare marketing communications and advertising firm.

This website and related services (“Service”) are provided subject to your compliance with the Terms and Conditions of Use specified below. Your continued use of this site will indicate your agreement to be bound by these Terms and Conditions of Use (“Agreement”). If you do not agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions of Use, please do not use this website. Dobies Healthcare Group reserves the right, at its discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of these Terms and Conditions of Use at any time by posting such changes to this page. Please check these Terms and Conditions of Use periodically for changes. The continued use of this website following the posting of changes to these terms will mean you accept those changes.

Subscriber Participation and Conduct
During the term of this Agreement, Dobies Healthcare Group grants to you a non-exclusive license to use and display the Service, and to download materials available through the Service, all solely for your personal, non-commercial use. You may not transfer, assign, sublicense, lend or resell the rights granted under this license.

You may participate in any forums or messaging threads offered through the Service, but you agree not to post any material the content of which (i) is defamatory, libelous, obscene, indecent, abusive, threatening to others, or in violation of any law; or (ii) infringes the copyright, trademark right, or other intellectual property right of any third party. You will be solely responsible for all content that you post on the Service. You agree to indemnify Dobies Healthcare Group and its officers and employees from and against all liabilities, judgments, damages, and costs (including attorney’s fees) incurred by any of them which arise out of or are related to the content that you post. Forums and messaging are intended only for the personal use of subscribers, and may not be used for commercial purposes.

Dobies Healthcare Group reserves the right to monitor content posted on the Service, and to modify or remove any messages or postings that it deems, in its sole discretion, to be abusive, defamatory, in violation of the copyright, trademark right, or other intellectual property right of any third party, or otherwise inappropriate for the Service. Dobies Healthcare Group also reserves the right to edit or modify any submissions in response to requests for feedback, Letters to the Editor, or other commentary. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Dobies Healthcare Group is not obligated to take any such actions, and will not be responsible or liable for content posted by any subscriber in any forum, message board, or other area within the Service.

Exclusions of Warranty and Liability
THE SERVICE AND ANY EXECUTABLE PROGRAMS AND OTHER MATERIALS PROVIDED THROUGH THE SERVICE ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, AND ALL EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES ARE HEREBY EXCLUDED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. DOBIES HEALTHCARE GROUP DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE SERVICE OR ANY MATERIALS OBTAINED THROUGH THE SERVICE ARE VIRUS-FREE. IF YOU DOWNLOAD EXECUTABLE PROGRAMS FROM THE SERVICE, THE ENTIRE RISK AS TO THE RESULTS AND PERFORMANCE OF SUCH PROGRAMS IS ASSUMED BY YOU. DOBIES HEALTHCARE GROUP IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ACCURACY OF OR ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY SUCH PROGRAMS, AND DOBIES HEALTHCARE GROUP DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE OPERATION OF ANY SUCH PROGRAMS WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, OR THAT ANY DEFECTS IN ANY SUCH PROGRAMS WILL BE CORRECTED.

DOBIES HEALTHCARE GROUP WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES RESULTING FROM LOST PROFITS OR REVENUE; LOSS OF USE OF THE SERVICE OR OF ANY EXECUTABLE PROGRAMS; LOSS OF USE OF DATA OR EQUIPMENT; OR OTHER SIMILAR DAMAGES) ARISING OUT OF THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE OR ANY EXECUTABLE PROGRAM OBTAINED THROUGH THE SERVICE, EVEN IF DOBIES HEALTHCARE GROUP HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE LIKELIHOOD OF SUCH DAMAGES. IN NO EVENT SHALL DOBIES HEALTHCARE GROUP’S TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES AND CAUSES OF ACTION (WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT, OR OTHERWISE) RELATING TO THE SERVICE EXCEED THE CUMULATIVE AMOUNT YOU HAVE PAID FOR ACCESS TO THE SERVICE. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

Notices
Dobies Healthcare Group may give notice to you through general posting on the Service, through postal notification, or through email notification, in its sole discretion. You may give notice to Dobies Healthcare Group via email at contact@dobies.com, or by postal mail to: 110 W. 9th Street, Suite 100, Kansas City, MO 64105 U.S.A.

Dobies Healthcare Group reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to restrict or block the access of any subscriber to the Service, or any section thereof.

General
Dobies Healthcare Group may unilaterally amend this Agreement at any time, provided that Dobies Healthcare Group gives notice of the amendment to you in a reasonable period prior to its effective date. The Agreement may not otherwise be amended except in writing signed by the party against whom the amendment is asserted. Any failure by Dobies Healthcare Group to enforce any provision of this Agreement shall not be construed as a continuing waiver of any rights under such provision. In the event that any portion of this Agreement is held unenforceable, the remaining provisions of the Agreement shall remain in full force and effect.

This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Missouri, as applied to contracts entered into and performed within Missouri. This Agreement states the entire agreement between the parties with respect to the Service, and all prior or contemporaneous agreements are merged herein and superseded hereby.

Privacy Policy
The Dobies Healthcare Group website is maintained by:

Dobies Healthcare Group
110 W. 9th Street, Suite 100
Kansas City, Missouri 64105

Dobies Healthcare Group collects no personally identifying information about individuals except when specifically and knowingly provided by such individuals. In addition, Dobies Healthcare Group may place a “cookie” in the browser files of a user’s computer. The cookie itself does not contain any personally identifying information although it will enable Dobies Healthcare Group to manage banner advertisements presented to the user. The aggregated information we collect is used for the following purposes:

  • To improve the content and design of the Dobies Healthcare Group website
  • To enable our audit bureau to verify our claims of traffic to the site
  • To help advertisers and potential advertisers assess the suitability of the site for their ad campaigns

All email mailing lists maintained by Dobies Healthcare Group contain the names of people who requested to receive information from us. Currently, email addresses may be used by Dobies Healthcare Group to promote Dobies Healthcare Group products and services, surveys, and for consultations with users. A user will never have his or her email address shared with any companies or parties other than Dobies Healthcare Group.

Copyright and Trademarks
The Service and all materials published therein, including but not limited to articles, graphical images, interactive applications, audio clips, and video clips (collectively, the “Content”), are protected by copyright and are owned by Dobies Healthcare Group or its licensors. You may not modify the Content or republish, retransmit, or otherwise distribute any Content to any third person. You may copy and display the Content solely for your personal, non-commercial use, as permitted by the license granted above.

Dobies Healthcare Group and its logos are trademarks belonging to Dobies Healthcare Group. All other trademarks on the Service are the property of their respective holders.

Permissions
All requests for licensing, reprints, and other usage of material on Dobies Healthcare Group should be addressed to contact@dobies.com. We will review your request and provide you with an approval or rejection as soon as we have evaluated the request. We will attempt to approve or disapprove within 24 hours of each request.