Internet Policy and Disclaimer

DEBORAH HOSPITAL FOUNDATION POLICY AND DISCLAIMER ON INTERNET USAGE

 

Please Read the Information Below Carefully.

This Internet Policy and Disclaimer is intended to communicate to all users, the policy and disclaimer as to Web site usage and the service marks of DEBORAH Hospital Foundation ("DEBORAH"). By visiting or otherwise using the pages of our Web site, you have agreed to abide by the terms and conditions of this policy. If you do not agree with any of the terms and conditions set forth below, you are not authorized to use our Web site for any purpose whatsoever.

Restrictions on use and web link procedures click here for our licensee application.


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Background

DEBORAH has worked tirelessly for more than a quarter century to build the respect and renown throughout the world that it presently enjoys. The ever-developing Internet and the proliferation of Web sites are valuable tools to enable DEBORAH to achieve new heights in communicating its mission and vision to the world. However, such tools must be used responsibly and with appropriate limitations to protect DEBORAH from unauthorized and unwarranted use of its intellectual property, name and service marks.

To these ends and subject to this Policy and Disclaimer, DEBORAH encourages individuals, chapters, groups and organizations to link to our Web site as an informational and educational resource. The specific standards and restrictions for any links to our Web site are specified under the heading "Restrictions on Use and Web Link Procedures" below.

Purposes of Web Site and Copyright Restriction

DEBORAH has established this Web site for personal enjoyment and informational and communication purposes only. Except as otherwise herein set forth, DEBORAH hereby grants permission to use the information on its Web site only for such purposes.

All material on this Web Site, including, without limitation, the design, layout, text, graphics and other aspects of this Web site have been copyrighted, and may not be reprinted nor reproduced electronically. Materials copyrighted by DEBORAH are for the express personal use of Web site visitors only. Permission to otherwise use, reprint or electronically reproduce any document in whole or in part is expressly prohibited, unless prior written permission has been obtained from the Executive Director of DEBORAH. DEBORAH does not represent or warrant that your use of any materials displayed on this Web site does not infringe on the rights of any third parties.

No Representation or Warranty

EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY SET FORTH ON THIS PAGE, THE RIGHTS GRANTED HEREUNDER ARE PROVIDED WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY BY DEBORAH, ON AN "AS IS" BASIS AND YOUR USE OF THIS WEB SITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. DEBORAH IS NOT PROVIDING ANY OTHER WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WITH RESPECT THERETO, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

DEBORAH WILL HAVE NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY COMPENSATORY, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER SUFFERED OR INCURRED BY ANY USER OF THIS WEB SITE AS A CONSEQUENCE OF VISITING THIS WEB SITE, CONDUCTING INTERACTIVE COMMUNICATION WITH DEBORAH BY MEANS OF THE WEB SITE OR USING THE MATERIAL CONTAINED HEREIN OR ANY PORTION THEREOF, EVEN IF DEBORAH HAS BEEN NEGLIGENT IN OR HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

The material in our Web site could include technical inaccuracies and typographical errors and may be modified or deleted at any time. No representation or warranty is given by DEBORAH that the computer and Internet functions respecting this Web site (i) are free of computer viruses, interruption of service or other software defects or (ii) utilizes software and servers that are compatible or operable with your own hardware and software.

As noted above, any and all information provided on this Web site is for personal enjoyment and informational and communication purposes only. For the convenience and education of our Web site visitors, we provide information on health and medical subjects. Such information is of general application and is not intended as individual medical advice. Accordingly, you should not rely upon any information on our Web site as personal medical advice. You should consult a competent healthcare professional for advice on your personal medical matters.

Service Mark Information

The name "DEBORAH", the D and heart logo and other service marks are federally protected marks of DEBORAH Heart and Lung Center and DEBORAH Hospital Foundation (see United States Code, Title 18, Section 706).

Other trademarks displayed on our Web site or through links to other sites are the property of the respective trademark owners.

Service marks and logos used by DEBORAH shall not be used on or in connection with any goods or services or for a trade name or other commercial purposes by any person, firm or entity without the prior written approval of DEBORAH.

Restriction on Use and Web Link Procedures

Subject to the policies and procedures set forth herein, DEBORAH encourages individuals, chapters, groups and organizations to link to our Web site as an informational and educational resource.

However, every Web site that refers to or uses the name DEBORAH must accept the responsibility of maintaining and promoting the goodwill and reputation that DEBORAH has developed over the years. Although we, at DEBORAH, encourage the interaction and exchange of information between and among our Web site and links to other sites, no individual, chapter, group or organization (sometimes collectively referred to as, "Licensee") will be allowed to refer or use the name DEBORAH without first obtaining DEBORAH's approval and prior written permission. To obtain DEBORAH's permission, you can complete the attached application and submit the application to DEBORAH's Executive Offices [click here for the application]. DEBORAH reserves the right to revoke any permission given to a Licensee to refer or use the name DEBORAH or any of our other service marks and logos, at any time and for any or no reason, in DEBORAH's sole discretion.

Any Licensee Web site that refers to or uses the name DEBORAH will cause to appear on the last page of its Web site and on any legal notices, disclaimers or similar page of such Web site, a notice to the following effect:

"DEBORAH" and the Heart and D logo and any other DEBORAH trademarks that Licensee is authorized to use are registered trademarks of DEBORAH Heart and Lung Center."

Because DEBORAH has no control over links to other Web sites or resources, all users of the DEBORAH Web site acknowledge and agree that DEBORAH is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources.

Linking to DEBORAH's Web site:

In addition to obtaining the prior written authorization of DEBORAH to refer to or use the name DEBORAH on other Web sites, we require that all Licensees provide a link between their Web sites to DEBORAH's Web site. This will help ensure that any information provided by a Licensee to a user about DEBORAH is complete, current and accurate. Because Licensees will post an access link to DEBORAH's Web site, users of Licensee Web sites will have the ability to verify information presented to them about DEBORAH.

Licensees are prohibited from establishing a link to this Web site without first obtaining the express written permission of DEBORAH. Any sites linked to this Web site may have different terms of use, so all users should refer to those sites to obtain their restrictions on use. DEBORAH has not reviewed or confirmed the accuracy or reliability of any linked sites to its Web site and is not responsible for their content. Accessing linked sites is at your own risk. Any sites linked to DEBORAH's Web site should not be deemed as a recommendation or endorsement by DEBORAH of any service, product, message, organization, entity, claim, or representation or any personal, religious or political opinion or affiliation contained in such linked sites.

Termination:

Any sites linked to this Web site shall not contain any defamatory, misleading or offensive content. DEBORAH, at its sole discretion, may modify or terminate a Licensee's or any user's utilization of its Web site at any time, for any or no reason, and without notice or any liability to any Licensee, user or third party.

DEBORAH reserves the right to modify its "Internet Policy and Disclaimer" from time to time without notice. All users should review this policy from time to time so that they will be apprised of any changes.

Donations:

DEBORAH does not authorize any users and Licensees to seek donations on the Internet on behalf of DEBORAH without the prior written authorization of DEBORAH's Executive Director. However, in the event that any Licensee Web sites are successful in encouraging individuals and other parties to donate to DEBORAH directly by linking from the Licensee to DEBORAH's own Web site, recognition will be given to such Licensee, as determined by DEBORAH, in its sole discretion, in accordance with DEBORAH's policies and procedures.

Disclosure Information

DEBORAH is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) tax-exempt corporation. Our mission is to provide substantial funding to support the highest quality of patient care by DEBORAH Heart and Lung Center; to provide for treatment of children with congenital heart disease in the United States and around the world; and to provide for clinical research for cardiac and pulmonary diseases by fostering and maintaining DEBORAH's grass roots volunteer movement, its alliances with corporations, labor organizations, service organizations, foundations and others and by its initiation and enhancement of planned giving programs and other fundraising activities. In partnership with the Center, DEBORAH heightens awareness of the name of DEBORAH and its unique healthcare and fundraising activities to serve more people without distinction as to race, sex, creed, color, religion, age, national origin, sexual orientation, handicap, or ability to pay.

For a copy of our latest Annual Report without charge, please contact DEBORAH Hospital Foundation at its National Office, Cymrot Center, 212 Trenton Road, Browns Mills, NJ 08015, Attention; Executive Director. Telephone: (800) 388-0380. Our financial reports are also available online at www.DEBORAHfoundation.org.

Even though we make our Annual Report available upon request, we have registered as a charitable fundraising organization in the states listed below which require us to advise you that a copy of our registration information and/or Annual Report is available through their offices.

Florida: A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE (800) 435-7352. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE. Maryland: For the cost of copies and postage, documents submitted under the Maryland Solicitations Act are available from the Maryland Secretary of State, Charitable Division, State House, Annapolis MD 21401, (410) 974-5534

New Jersey: INFORMATION FILED WITH THE ATTORNEY GENERAL CONCERNING THIS CHARITABLE SOLICITATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY BY CALLING (973) 504-6215. REGISTRATION WITH THE ATTORNEY GENERAL DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT.

New York: New York residents may obtain a copy of the last annual financial report filed with the Office of the Attorney General, Charities Bureau, 120 Broadway, New York, NY 10271. Pennsylvania: A copy of the official registration and financial information may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll-free within Pennsylvania, (800) 732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement.

Virginia: Virginia residents may obtain a copy of the latest Annual Financial Statement by contacting: State Division of Consumer Affairs, P.O. Box 1163, Richmond, VA 23218. West Virginia: West Virginia residents may obtain a summary of the registration and financial documents from the West Virginia Secretary of State, State Capitol, Charleston, WV 25305.

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