Terms and Conditions

This website is an educational and informational service provided by the Cancer Research Institute with the express condition that users agree to be bound by the terms and conditions set forth in this document, as they may be modified from time to time. Your consultation and use of this website constitute your acknowledgment and acceptance of all of the following terms and conditions.

MEDICAL DISCLAIMER

You acknowledge that the information on this website is provided “as is” for general information only. This website does not offer medical advice or recommendations, and individuals should not rely on the information posted on this website as a substitute for consultations with qualified health care professionals who are familiar with individual medical conditions and needs. The Cancer Research Institute strongly recommends that care and treatment decisions related to cancer and any other medical condition be made in consultation with a patient’s physician or other qualified health care professionals who are familiar with the individual’s specific health situation.

CRI makes no representations with respect to the information, services, products, or message on this website and specifically disclaims any other warranties, including but not limited to implied or express warranties of merchantability or fitness for any particular usage, application or purpose. CRI makes no warranties of any kind regarding the operation of this website, including but not limited to any warranty of accuracy, completeness, currency, reliability, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, or any warranty that these pages, or the server that makes them available, are free of viruses, worms, Trojan horses, other harmful elements or other code that manifest contaminating or destructive properties, and such warranties are expressly disclaimed. 

LINKS FROM THIS WEBSITE

The Cancer Research Institute makes no representation, warranty or endorsement, express or implied, as to any of the information, services, products, or messages on any other websites which may be accessed through a hyperlink on this website. In particular, these links are provided for convenience of reference only and are not intended as an endorsement by CRI of the organization or individual operating the website or a warranty or endorsement of any type regarding the website or the information, services, products, or messages posted on or available from such website.

COPYRIGHT AND TRADEMARK

Unless otherwise indicated, all information contained on this website, such as text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio and video clips, is copyrighted by and proprietary to the Cancer Research Institute. The content displayed on any page of this website may be used for personal and noncommercial uses which do not harm the reputation of CRI, provided that the user does not remove any trademarks, copyright, and any other notice contained in such content.

The name and mark, the Cancer Research Institute, and its attendant logos and taglines, are trademarks of the Cancer Research Institute and may not be used or reproduced without its prior written consent.

LIABILITY

You agree that you will hold harmless the Cancer Research Institute and its officers, directors, agents, employees, and volunteers from all claims arising out of or related to your access or use of, or your inability to access or use, this website or the information, services, products or messages contained in this website or other websites to which it is linked, including but not limited to claims that you have found something you have heard, viewed, or downloaded from this website or another website to which it is linked to be obscene, offensive, defamatory, or infringing upon your intellectual property rights. In no event will CRI or the contributors of information to this website be liable to you or anyone else for any decision made or action taken by you in reliance on such information or for any consequential, special or similar damages, even if advised of the possibility of such damages. You hereby release and forever waive any and all claims you may have against the Cancer Research Institute, its officers, directors, agents, employees and volunteers for losses or damages you sustain in connection with your use of this website.

GOVERNING LAW

This website (excluding linked sites) is controlled by the Cancer Research Institute, which is headquartered in the State of New York, United States of America. The CRI website can be accessed from all 50 states as well as from other countries around the world. As each of these places has laws that may differ from those of New York, by accessing this website both you and the Cancer Research Institute agree the statutes and laws of the State of New York, without regard to conflicts of laws principles thereof, will apply to all matters arising from or relating to use of this website. You and the Cancer Research Institute also agree and hereby submit to the exclusive personal jurisdiction and venue of New York County, New York and the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York with respect to such matters. The Cancer Research Institute makes no representation that materials on the website are appropriate or available for use in other locations, and accessing them from territories where their contents are illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access this website from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.

LINKING FROM OTHER WEBSITES

The Cancer Research Institute may grant the owner of a website permission to use a hyperlink to this website from its website, provided: (a) any such link must clearly be marked “Cancer Research Institute;” (b) the appearance, position, and other aspects of either the link or the host website may not be such as to damage or dilute the goodwill associated with the Cancer Research Institute’s name and trademarks; (c) the appearance, position, and other aspects of either the link or the host website may not create the false appearance that any other entity is associated with or sponsored by the Cancer Research Institute; and (d) the link, when activated by a user, must display this website full-screen and not with a “frame” on the linked website. The owner of any website with a hyperlink to this website agrees to the foregoing terms and agrees to delete any such link upon notice from the Cancer Research Institute that such permission has been revoked, which notice may be given at any time and for any reason.

The Cancer Research Institute is not responsible for the information or materials contained on websites linking to this website. Links to this website are provided for convenience of reference only and are not intended as an endorsement by CRI of the organization or individual operating the host website or a warranty of any type regarding the host website or the information on the host website.

COMMUNITY GUIDELINES

The Cancer Research Institute’s digital community channels provide a place where ideas and content can be shared, and conversation can flow freely and respectfully. We encourage you to join the conversation. Below are our guidelines for communicating on these channels. 

BE RESPECTFUL WHEN INTERACTING WITH OUR COMMUNITY

CRI does not tolerate abusive language or content, including material that is defamatory, obscene, violent, threatening, harassing, discriminatory, aggressive, argumentative, or that can be construed as bullying or is otherwise deemed inappropriate.

CRI reserves the right to remove content from our social media channels if we feel it fails to adhere to any of these guidelines.

CRI reserves the right to block/ban users from our social media channels if they exhibit inappropriate behavior.

UPDATED October 7, 2022

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