A. ALL USERS
DOTMED.COM, INC. ("DOTmed") hereby provides access to the information, materials and services of this website and other sites accessed through this site (hereinafter collectively referred to as "Content"), subject to the terms and conditions herein. You are permitted to access and use this site subject to your agreement to and compliance with the terms hereof.
2. Proprietary Rights
2.1 The Content of this site, including, but not limited to, the text, graphics, logos and images, is the exclusive property of and proprietary to DOTmed and applicable third parties who have granted DOTmed the right and/or license to use such and is protected by United States and international laws.
2.2 DOTMED.COM, DOTMED, DOTMED CERTIFIED and all applicable marks/logos are trademarks and/or service marks of DOTmed.
2.3 dotmed.com, dotmed.net, and dotmed.org are registered internet domains of DOTmed.
2.4 All names, products and services (other than those of DOTmed) mentioned herein are trademarks/service marks/domains (registered or otherwise) of applicable third parties who have granted DOTmed the right or license to such use.
2.5 Except as expressly permitted under United States and international copyright, trademark and other intellectual property law or by the express terms of this site, you are not permitted to copy, transmit, publish, reproduce, redistribute, modify, sell, create derivative works or publicly display, perform or distribute or otherwise use the Content of this site in any way for any public or commercial purposes without prior written authorization of DOTmed or other applicable intellectual property right owners.
2.6 In the event you believe that any Content or activities on this site infringe your intellectual property rights, please immediately notify DOTmed in writing of such with proper identification and supporting materials in accordance with the procedures set forth in the DOTmed Compliance Notice and/or Policy Regarding Copyright Infringement.
3. Conditions Of Access/Use
3.1 As a condition of your access and use of this site, you agree that you will not access and use this site for any unlawful purpose.
3.2 You agree to abide by all applicable federal, state, local and international laws, regulations and rules, including, without limitation, tax laws, customs duties, and import/export controls, and you agree that you are solely responsible for all acts or omissions associated with your access and use of this site.
3.3 You agree to comply with all applicable laws regarding export or import to the United States and/or the country in which you reside.
3.4 You agree to abide by all the proprietary notices contained in this site.
4. Dealings Through This Site
4.1 Third party sites linked to DOTmed's site and advertisers are not associated/affiliated with DOTMED and are not within DOTmed's control. DOTmed assumes no obligation or liability whatsoever for the acts or omissions of any advertisers or third party sites linked to DOTmed’s site.
4.2 Any dealings with parties other than DOTmed are exclusively between you and such parties. DOTmed shall not be responsible or liable for any part of any such dealings, including, without limitation, terms and conditions, warranties or representations associated therewith.
4.3 DOTmed is not and shall not be a party to any disputes between users of this site, registered or otherwise. You agree to resolve all such disputes without involving DOTmed.
5.1 Any software downloaded from this site is subject to applicable license terms for the use of the software.
5.2 Some software downloaded from this site may be subject to government control or other restrictions.
6. Service/Product Availability
This site may contain references to products and services that are not announced or available to you. You should consult the business representatives of any offering party for information regarding the products or services that may be available to you.
If you are accessing or using DOTmed's site on behalf of another person or entity, you nonetheless agree to assume personal liability for wrongful use of this site.
8.1 You are permitted to communicate through or to this site (hereinafter referred to as "Communications"), provided such Communications shall not be untrue, unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, malicious, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive of others' privacy, hateful, or racially, ethically or otherwise objectionable.
8.2 You shall assume full responsibility for any Communications sent to or through this site, and shall hold DOTmed, its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors and employees harmless from any liabilities incurred as a result of or in connection with your Communications. DOTmed shall have no obligation or liability whatsoever as to any such Communications, including, but not limited to, any Communications posted on any forums of this site.
8.3 DOTmed is not a party to any user-to-user Communications or forum postings and shall have no obligation or liability with respect thereto. By access to or use of this site, you understand that you may be exposed to content posted by another user that is defamatory, libelous, offensive, indecent, inaccurate, misleading, or otherwise objectionable to you, and you agree that you shall not look to DOTmed for intervention in or resolution of any dispute relating to such.
8.4 Unless otherwise agreed upon in writing, any Communications transmitted to or posted on or through this site by you shall be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. By sending such Communications, you grant DOTmed an unrestricted irrevocable worldwide royalty free license to use, reproduce, display, perform, modify, transmit and distribute such, and you agree that DOTmed is free to copy, distribute, incorporate and otherwise use any data, images, sounds, text, ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques that you send to this site for any commercial or non-commercial purpose without limitation.
8.5 DOTmed may, but shall have no obligation to, monitor, limit, restrict, retain or forward the content of any Communications in DOTmed's sole discretion.
8.6 DOTmed reserves the right at all times to review, retain and/or disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request. However, by doing so, DOTmed does not, either expressly or impliedly, endorse, affirm or in any manner assume any responsibility for such Communications.
The structure, sequence, organization and assembling of data, databases, compilations, and any derivatives generated therefrom are protected Content. You are not permitted to extract content from this site except as expressly authorized by DOTmed.
10. System Performance
The availability of this site and the response time or other performance of this site are not guaranteed at any level or for any period of time. DOTmed reserves the right in its sole discretion to temporarily or permanently filter or block any electronic messages.
B. REGISTERED USERS
11. Registration & Code of Ethics
11.1 Registration for access to and use of this site is free unless otherwise indicated.
11.2 The General Code of Ethics of this site applies. Your agreement with this Legal Notice indicates your agreement with the Code of Ethics for this site.
C. REGISTERED USERS UTILIZING SPECIAL SERVICES
13. Special Services
Special services offered on this site shall be subject to this Legal Notice and the applicable special terms thereof, including, without limitation, Listings, Services Directory, Auction, Cleansweep, Private Sale, Gold Service Dealer, Parts Hunter, RFP, Web Site Hosting, Email Hosting, Alerts, Blue Book, Dealer Auctions, Forums, Jobs, News, DOTmed Certified, the DOTmed Compliance Notice and Advertising/Text Ads.
14. Agreement And Release
14.1 Your agreement with this Legal Notice indicates your agreement with terms for special services on this site that you may use. In the event of any conflict, the special terms shall govern.
14.2 By using the special services of this site, you agree to release DOTmed, its officers, directors and agents from any and all legal actions under any theory of liability whatsoever against DOTmed relating to the special services you are using.
D. OTHER TERMS APPLICABLE TO ALL USERS
Any notices from DOTmed to you shall be deemed given if sent by email, and effective as of the date of the email.
16. General Disclaimer And Disclaimer Of Warranty
16.1 This site and the Content provided on this site may be subject to technical inaccuracies or interruptions, errors, prior modifications, subsequent changes, withdrawal or discontinuance at any time without notice or reason. The accuracy, completeness, security and proper functioning of this site are not guaranteed.
16.2 DOTmed does not warrant that this site and its linked sites are free of such items as viruses, worms, trojan horses or other items of a destructive nature. It is your responsibility to take precautions related thereto.
16.3 NO OFFER OR SOLICITATION IS MADE BY DOTMED HEREIN AND NONE MAY BE INFERRED.
16.4 THE CONTENT PROVIDED ON THIS SITE IS PROVIDED "AS IS". NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS OF ANY NATURE ARE EXTENDED HEREBY, NOR CREATED BY COURSE OF DEALING, COURSE OF PERFORMANCE OR TRADE USAGE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY, WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, WARRANTY OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.
17. Limitation Of Liabilities
IN NO EVENT SHALL DOTmed OR ITS THIRD PARTY VENDORS BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DIRECT (EXCEEDING US$1,000.00), INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, TANGIBLE OR INTANGIBLE DAMAGES YOU MAY INCUR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR ACCESS TO OR USE OF THIS SITE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOST REVENUE, LOST PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOST INFORMATION OR DATA, COMPUTER INTERRUPTION, COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES ARISING FROM OR RELATED TO THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THIS SITE, LOSS AND DAMAGES RESULTING FROM INTERCEPTION OF THIS SITE BY THIRD PARTIES OR FROM LEAVING THIS SITE VIA A LINKED SITE, OR THOSE RESULTING FROM ANY CLAIM BY ANY OTHER PARTY; EVEN IF DOTmed KNEW OR HAD REASON TO KNOW OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
18. Non-Exclusive Revocable License
Access to and use of this site is subject to a limited, non-exclusive, personal and revocable license from DOTmed which is subject to suspension, cancellation, transfer or modification at any time pursuant to the policies of DOTmed then in effect.
By accessing or using this site, you agree to indemnify and hold harmless DOTmed from any losses or damages, including, without limitation, direct, indirect, punitive, tangible or intangible, incidental, special or consequential damages, as well as expenses including, but not limited to, attorneys' fees, arising or resulting from or in any way connected with your access or use of this site.
20. No Assignment
Your rights and obligations hereunder are not assignable. Any attempted or actual assignment thereof by you shall be null and void unless expressly consented to in writing by DOTmed.
21. Governing Law
21.1 Use of and access to this site shall be governed by the laws of the State of New York, U.S.A., without regard to its conflict of laws principles.
21.2 For purposes hereof, the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG) does not apply hereto.
Any controversy or claim by or against DOTmed shall be resolved exclusively by final and binding arbitration under the rules of the American Arbitration Association then in effect in its offices in the City of New York, State of New York, U.S.A. The language of the arbitration shall be English. Judgment upon the arbitration award may be entered in any court having jurisdiction.
Without diminishing the effectiveness of the arbitration clause herein, you consent to the jurisdiction of the Federal and/or State courts having jurisdiction in the County of New York, State of New York, U.S.A., and you waive any claim of lack of jurisdiction, improper venue or inconvenient forum.
24. Superseding Construction And Severability
24.1 Each provision included herein shall be independently enforceable in accordance with its terms.
24.2 Should any provision(s) included herein be determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law, a valid and enforceable construction that is closest to the original commercial intent thereof shall be given to and supersede such provision(s), and the balance hereof shall remain in effect.
25. Survival Of Rights and Remedies
25.1 The rights and remedies of DOTmed hereunder shall be cumulative and may be exercised concurrently or consecutively at DOTmed's option and are in addition to the rights and remedies available to DOTmed at law and in equity, and shall survive the termination of your access to and use of this site.
25.2 All rights and remedies not expressly provided herein are hereby reserved by DOTmed.
26. Revision And Amendment
26.1 No modification or amendment of any provision of this Legal Notice shall be valid unless made in writing (including, electronic communication) and signed (including, electronic signature) by DOTmed.
26.2 DOTmed reserves the right to revise or amend this Legal Notice at any time and for any reason, and any such revision or amendment shall apply as of the date designated.
27. Execution, Storage and Transmittal by Electronic Means
This Legal Notice and any other document on www.dotmed.com ("Documents") are created, exist and are stored in electronic form.
Documents are transmitted electronically.
For all purposes, electronic signatures shall be deemed valid signatures, even where an electronic signature may be merely a computer generated signature or a click through “I agree” confirmation.
By using www.dotmed.com, you agree to the above.
You agree that this Legal Notice and any Document referring to this Legal Notice once created, executed and delivered in electronic form shall be valid, effective and enforceable in accordance with its terms.
You further agree that Documents shall be archived in electronic form.
Electronic means do not include any transmittal by facsimile unless otherwise designated by DOTmed.
28. Independent Investigation
YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY AND UNDERSTAND AND AGREE TO ALL OF THEM IN THEIR ENTIRETY. YOU HAVE INDEPENDENTLY EVALUATED THE DESIRABILITY OF USING THIS SITE, AND ARE NOT RELYING UPON ANY WARRANTY, REPRESENTATION, GUARANTEE, OR STATEMENT OTHER THAN AS SET FORTH HEREIN.
29. Entire Agreement
By accessing and using this site, you agree that the terms and conditions contained in the Legal Notice (including those incorporated herein by reference) represent the entire understanding between DOTmed and you with respect to your access and use of DOTmed's web site, and supersede any prior or contemporaneous, conflicting or additional understanding or communications between you and DOTmed.
Last Updated March, 2011
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