Terms & Conditions

Introduction

These terms and conditions govern your use of this website.  These terms and conditions of use are entered into by and between You and Los Angeles Carcinoid Neuroendocrine Tumor Society (“LACNETS” “I,” “we,” “us” and “our”). The following terms and conditions of use, together with any documents expressly incorporated by reference (collectively, these “Terms of Use”) govern your access to and use of the Website, its Content, its Social Media and our Apps.  By using this website, you agree to be bound by and accept these terms and conditions in full.   If you disagree with these terms and conditions or any part of these terms and conditions, you must not use this website.

1. THIS SITE DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE

General

The information contained on the www.lacnets.org website is for general information purposes only. LACNETS assumes no responsibility for errors or omissions in the contents on the Service.

In no event shall LACNETS be liable for any special, direct, indirect, consequential, or incidental damages or any damages whatsoever, whether in an action of contract, negligence or other tort, arising out of or in connection with the use of the Service or the contents of the Service.

LACNETS reserves the right to make additions, deletions, or modification to the contents on the Service at any time without prior notice.

Informational & Educational Purposes Only

LACNETS does not warrant that the website is free of viruses or other harmful components.The Site, Content and/or Services are intended for informational & educational purposes only and are not intended as professional medical advice. By accessing and using the Site and/or Services, such use shall constitute your agreement that the Site and/or Services is not professional medical advice and shall not be relied upon by you as such. Nothing in the content, products or services should be considered, or used as a substitute for, medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. This site and its services do not constitute the practice of any medical, nursing or other professional health care advice, diagnosis or treatment. You should always talk to your health care provider for diagnosis and treatment, including your specific medical needs. None of the products or services offered through this website represents or warrants that any particular service or product is safe, appropriate or effective for you.  Always consult with your physician or another medical professional first before implementing any of our advice, information, or suggestions. Always consult with a physician or medical professional (not us) before implementing any changes to your diet, medication, lifestyle, exercise regimen, supplement regimen, or health practices. Please only implement any and all changes after consulting with your physician and assessing your own risk.  Use of this Site or its Services does not constitute a patient-healthcare provider relationship. Users should always seek the advice of a physician or other qualified healthcare provider with any questions regarding personal health or medical conditions.

Patients with healthcare related questions should call or see their physician or other healthcare provider promptly, and should not disregard professional medical advice, or delay seeking it, because of the Content. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on the Site! If you have or suspect that you have a medical problem or condition, please contact a qualified health care professional immediately. If you are in the United States and are experiencing a medical emergency, please call 911 or call for emergency medical help on the nearest telephone.

Information Is No Substitute for Professional Advice

This Site contains only informational and educational material and information. The content on this Site is not a substitute for the advice of your attorney, physician, medical professional, mental health professional, financial advisor, accountant, or any other professional.

Testimonials

The Testimonials or examples on the Site are simply that: examples. While they are all accurate and authentic, we are not making any claims that you will experience the same or better results from using the Site and/or Services.

External links disclaimer

LACNETS website may contain links to external websites that are not provided or maintained by or in any way affiliated with LACNETS. Please note that LACNETS does not guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness, or completeness of any information on these external websites.

The mention of any product, service, organization, activity or therapy on the Website, Social Media or Apps should not be construed as an LACNETS endorsement.

2. License to use website

Unless otherwise stated, LACNETS and/or its licensors own the intellectual property rights in the website and material on the website.  Subject to the license below, all these intellectual property rights are reserved. You may view, download for caching purposes only, and print pages or other content from the website for your own personal use, subject to the restrictions set out below and elsewhere in these terms and conditions.  

You must not:

republish material from this website (including republication on another website); sell, rent or sub-license material from the website; show any material from the website in public; reproduce, duplicate, copy or otherwise exploit material on this website for a commercial purpose; edit or otherwise modify any material on the website; or redistribute material from this website except for content specifically and expressly made available for redistribution. Where content is specifically made available for redistribution, it may only be redistributed within your organization.

Acceptable use

You must not use this website in any way that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the availability or accessibility of the website; or in any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity. You must not use this website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software.

You must not conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including without limitation scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) on or in relation to this website without LACNET'S express written consent. You must not use this website to transmit or send unsolicited commercial communications.You must not use this website for any purposes related to marketing without LACNET'S express written consent.

User content

In these terms and conditions, “your user content” means material (including without limitation text, images, audio material, video material and audio-visual material) that you submit to this website, for whatever purpose. You grant to LACNETS a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate and distribute your user content in any existing or future media.  You also grant to LACNETS the right to sub-license these rights, and the right to bring an action for infringement of these rights. Your user content must not be illegal or unlawful, must not infringe any third party's legal rights, and must not be capable of giving rise to legal action whether against you or LACNETS or a third party (in each case under any applicable law).  You must not submit any user content to the website that is or has ever been the subject of any threatened or actual legal proceedings or other similar complaint. LACNETS reserves the right to edit or remove any material submitted to this website, or stored on LACNET’S servers, or hosted or published upon this website.

Notwithstanding LACNET’S rights under these terms and conditions in relation to user content, LACNETS does not undertake to monitor the submission of such content to, or the publication of such content on, this website.

No warranties

This website is provided “as is” without any representations or warranties, express or implied.  LACNETS makes no representations or warranties in relation to this website or the information and materials provided on this website.  Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing paragraph, LACNETS does not warrant that: this website will be constantly available, or available at all; or the information on this website is complete, true, accurate or non-misleading.

The mention of any product, service, organization, activity or therapy on the Website, Social Media or Apps should not be construed as an LACNETS endorsement.

Nothing on this website constitutes, or is meant to constitute, advice of any kind.  If you require advice in relation to any legal, financial or medical matter you should consult an appropriate professional.

Limitations of liability

LACNETS assumes no responsibility for any injury or damage to persons or property arising out of or related to the Content, the Website, or the Apps. LACNETS will not be liable to you (whether under the law of contract, the law of torts or otherwise) in relation to the contents of, or use of, or otherwise in connection with, this website: to the extent that the website is provided free-of-charge, for any direct loss; for any indirect, special or consequential loss; or for any business losses, loss of revenue, income, profits or anticipated savings, loss of contracts or business relationships, loss of reputation or goodwill, or loss or corruption of information or data. These limitations of liability apply even if LACNETS has been expressly advised of the potential loss.

Exceptions

Nothing in this website disclaimer will exclude or limit any warranty implied by law that it would be unlawful to exclude or limit; and nothing in this website disclaimer will exclude or limit LACNET’S liability in respect of any:  death or personal injury caused by LACNET’S negligence; fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation on the part of LACNETS; or matter which it would be illegal or unlawful for LACNETS to exclude or limit, or to attempt or purport to exclude or limit, its liability.

Social Media Disclaimer

By accessing, viewing and/or posting content to any LACNETS Social Media Site on the internet including but not limited to our blogs, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and online forums, you accept, without limitation or qualification, the following terms of use, as well as any other terms of use required by the company that owns and operates the underlying social media site (e.g,, any terms of use required by Facebook, Twitter, etc).  If you do not agree to the terms of this Policy, you may not view of post any content to any LACNETS Social Media Site on the internet. Your use of LACNETS Social Media Sites is acceptance of this Policy and has the same effect as if you had actually physically signed an agreement.

Rules of Conduct

DO NOT transmit materials in any manner that is unlawful, disruptive, threatening, profane, abusive, harassing, embarrassing, tortuous, defamatory, obscene, libelous, or is an invasion of another’s privacy, is hateful or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable as solely determined by LACNETS staff.

DO NOT impersonate any person or entity or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity

DO NOT transmit any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, or any other form of solicitation.

DO NOT transmit any materials that contain any kind of virus, spyware, or malware.

DO NOT violate another’s copyright or intellectual property.

DO NOT post any proprietary, confidential, sensitive, or nonpublic information.

LACNETS RESERVES THE RIGHT TO (but is not obligated) to do any of the following:

Moderate all content; Remove information, language, or any communication considered offensive and/or fails to conform with these terms of use; Edit or delete any communications posted on the Site or Social Media, regardless of whether such communications violate these standards; Block users who violate these guidelines.  

Exceptions

Nothing in this website disclaimer will exclude or limit any warranty implied by law that it would be unlawful to exclude or limit; and nothing in this website disclaimer will exclude or limit LACNET’S liability in respect of any: death or personal injury caused by LACNET’S negligence; fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation on the part of LACNETS; or matter which it would be illegal or unlawful for LACNETS to exclude or limit, or to attempt or purport to exclude or limit, its liability.

Reasonableness

By using this website, you agree that the exclusions and limitations of liability set out in this website disclaimer are reasonable. If you do not think they are reasonable, you must not use this website.

Other parties

You accept that, as a limited liability entity, LACNETS has an interest in limiting the personal liability of its officers and employees.  You agree that you will not bring any claim personally against LACNET’S officers or employees in respect of any losses you suffer in connection with the website. You agree that the limitations of warranties and liability set out in this website disclaimer will protect LACNET’S officers, employees, agents, subsidiaries, successors, assigns and sub-contractors as well as LACNETS.

Unenforceable provisions

If any provision of this website disclaimer is, or is found to be, unenforceable under applicable law, that will not affect the enforceability of the other provisions of this website disclaimer.

Indemnity

You hereby indemnify LACNETS and undertake to keep LACNETS indemnified against any losses, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including without limitation legal expenses and any amounts paid by LACNETS to a third party in settlement of a claim or dispute on the advice of LACNET’S legal advisers) incurred or suffered by LACNETS arising out of any breach by you of any provision of these terms and conditions, or arising out of any claim that you have breached any provision of these terms and conditions.

Breaches of these terms and conditions

Without prejudice to LACNET’S other rights under these terms and conditions, if you breach these terms and conditions in any way, LACNETS may take such action as LACNETS deems appropriate to deal with the breach, including suspending your access to the website, prohibiting you from accessing the website, blocking computers using your IP address from accessing the website, contacting your internet service provider to request that they block your access to the website and/or bringing court proceedings against you.

Variation

LACNETS may revise these terms and conditions from time-to-time.  Revised terms and conditions will apply to the use of this website from the date of the publication of the revised terms and conditions on this website.  Please check this page regularly to ensure you are familiar with the current version.

Assignment

LACNETS may transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with LACNET’S rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions without notifying you or obtaining your consent.

You may not transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with your rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions.  

Severability

If a provision of these terms and conditions is determined by any court or other competent authority to be unlawful and/or unenforceable, the other provisions will continue in effect.  If any unlawful and/or unenforceable provision would be lawful or enforceable if part of it were deleted, that part will be deemed to be deleted, and the rest of the provision will continue in effect.

Entire agreement

These terms and conditions constitute the entire agreement between you and LACNETS in relation to your use of this website, and supersede all previous agreements in respect of your use of this website. The full name of LACNETS is Los Angeles Carcinoid Neuroendocrine Tumor Society.  You may contact LACNETS by email at info at LACNETS dot org.

Disclaimer

The information contained on the www.lacnets.org website is for general information purposes only. LACNETS  assumes no responsibility for errors or omissions in the contents on the Service. In no event shall LACNETS) be liable for any special, direct, indirect, consequential, or incidental damages or any damages whatsoever, whether in an action of contract, negligence or other tort, arising out of or in connection with the use of the Service or the contents of the Service. LACNETS reserves the right to make additions, deletions, or modification to the contents on the Service at any time without prior notice. LACNETS does not warrant that the website is free of viruses or other harmful components.

External links disclaimer

LACNETS website may contain links to external websites that are not provided or maintained by or in any way affiliated with LACNETS. Please note that LACNETS does not guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness, or completeness of any information on these external websites.

Last updated October 1, 2018