The Health Trust Intellectual Rights
All content of the Site, including, but not limited to, text, audio, video, graphics, charts, photographs and icons, design and data compilations; any derivative works based on the foregoing; and the selection, arrangement and assembly of all content of the Site, in any medium, are the property of The Health Trust, unless otherwise noted. The distinctive and original layout and presentation of the Site also constitutes protectable trade dress under applicable federal law. In addition, MICHAEL REESE HEALTH TRUST and THE HEALTH TRUST are proprietary service marks of The Health Trust. All other trademarks and service marks not owned by The Health Trust that appear on the Site are the property of their respective owners, who may or may not be affiliated with, connected to, or sponsored by The Health Trust. You may not use, copy, modify or display any of the trademarks, service marks, names or logos appearing on the Site without the express written permission of the respective owner thereof. If you have any questions regarding a specific mark or any other The Health Trust or third party intellectual property posted on the Site, please contact The Health Trust as described below.
Use of Site
The Health Trust grants you permission to download, view, copy and print content, materials, and any other aspect of the Site, (i) solely for your personal, non-commercial informational purposes; and (ii) provided that neither the materials, nor any proprietary notices or disclaimers therein, are modified or altered. Notwithstanding the foregoing, The Health Trust reports posted on the Site and created by The Health Trust grantees may be downloaded, printed, used, copied, cited, modified, distributed, republished or transmitted by users in any manner. In addition, if you are a grantee, applicant, partner or other user that has registered with The Health Trust (each, a “Registered Client,” and, collectively, “Registered Clients”), you may have additional rights associated with your use of the Site. Please see our Grant Proposal Terms and Conditions. You may not otherwise use, copy, modify, distribute, republish or transmit any of the content or materials displayed on the Site without the prior written permission of The Health Trust or the respective owners of such content or materials.
You agree not to upload on or transmit to or via the Site any information which: (i) infringes or otherwise violates any copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret or other proprietary right; (ii) is defamatory, libelous, expresses hate, or is unlawfully threatening; (iii) is pornographic, obscene or exploitative of a minor; (iv) contains or embodies a virus, worm, Trojan horse or other contaminating or destructive feature; or (v) otherwise violates any applicable treaty, law or regulation.
You agree you will not interfere, in any way, with others’ use of or access to the Site and will not attempt to gain unauthorized access to the computer system of any other Site user. You further agree not to take any other action in connection with your use of the Site which violates any treaty, law or regulation and to fully comply with all applicable treaties, laws and regulations in your use of the Site.
You agree to access the Site through a web browser, and specifically agree not to use any third party applications to access the Site or any other page of the Site. You further agree that you will not use any robot, spider or other automatic device, manual process or application or data mining or extraction tool to access, monitor, copy or use the Site. You agree not to take any other action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on the Site.
You shall not, and shall not allow any third party to, (i) translate, reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble, modify or reproduce any software or other material on or accessible through the Site (collectively the “Software”), in whole or in part, or otherwise attempt to discover the source code, or prepare derivative works based upon the Software; (ii) develop passwords and/or logins other than passwords and logins issued to you by The Health Trust, or attempt to determine how the passwords and logins are defined, or otherwise attempt to defeat any passwords or logins; or (iii) distribute, sublicense, rent, lease, assign or otherwise transfer any of the Software, in whole or in part, to any third party, or use the Software on behalf of any third party, including without limitation for any dial-up, remote access, interactive, Internet-based or other on-line service.
Unauthorized Use of the Site
You acknowledge you are fully responsible for all activities that occur through the use of any password, user ID or other access methods (each, an “Access Method”) you may be granted as a Registered Client of The Health Trust, whether or not such use is authorized by you. You agree not to access or attempt to access any password-protected portions of the Site without an authorized Access Method or through any means other than by utilizing your authorized Access Method on the appropriate web page or web tools.
Except to the extent otherwise expressly provided by The Health Trust, all comments, feedback, information or other materials posted or submitted to The Health Trust through or in association with the Site (collectively, “Submitted Materials”) shall be considered non-confidential and The Health Trust’s property. By submitting such Submitted Materials to The Health Trust, you agree that you assign to The Health Trust, without charge, all worldwide rights, title and interest, including copyrights and other intellectual property rights, in and to such Submitted Materials, and that The Health Trust shall be free to use such Submitted Materials in any manner or media whatsoever, on an unrestricted basis and without any attribution, compensation or royalties to you.
The Health Trust Does Not Endorse
the Comments of Users
The Health Trust does not necessarily endorse, support, sanction, encourage, verify, or agree with any comments, opinions, or statements of third parties as may be displayed on or transmitted via the Site. Any information or material placed on the Site by third parties are the views and responsibility of those who post the statements, and do not necessarily represent the views of The Health Trust.
YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE SITE, OR ANY INFORMATION, CONTENT, SERVICES AND MATERIALS CONTAINED IN, ACCESSED VIA, OR DESCRIBED ON THE SITE, IS AT YOUR OWN RISK, AND THAT ALL SUCH INFORMATION, CONTENT, SERVICES AND MATERIALS ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY APPLICABLE LAW, THE HEALTH TRUST MAKES NO, AND HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL, REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE AVAILABILITY, OPERATION AND USE OF THE SITE OR ANY INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS OR SERVICES ON OR ACCESSED VIA THE SITE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, AND IMPLIED WARRANTIES ARISING FROM COURSE OF DEALING OR COURSE OF PERFORMANCE. IN ADDITION, THE HEALTH TRUST DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE INFORMATION ACCESSIBLE VIA THE SITE IS ACCURATE, COMPLETE OR CURRENT, AND THE HEALTH TRUST IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS THEREIN OR FOR ANY ADVERSE CONSEQUENCES RESULTING FROM YOUR RELIANCE ON ANY ASPECT OF THE SITE. FURTHER, THE HEALTH TRUST MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES THAT THE SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, SECURE, OR FREE OF ERRORS, VIRUSES, OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.
In no event shall The Health Trust or any of its officers, directors, employees, consultants or agents (collectively, “The Health Trust Parties”) be liable to you or to any third party for damages of any kind, including any direct, indirect, punitive, special, incidental, or consequential damages or any other damages whatsoever, including, without limitation, damages for loss of use, data, information, profits or business interruption, arising out of or in any way related to the use of, access to, reliance on, inability to use, improper use of or performance of the Site or any linked website, or any information, content, materials, products or services available thereon, whether based in tort, contract, negligence, strict liability or otherwise, even if The Health Trust has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Your sole and exclusive remedy for any damages arising out of your use of the Site is to discontinue using the Site. Any cause of action or claim made by you or any other Site viewer or user with respect to the Site must be commenced within one year after the action giving rise to such claim or cause of action occurs.
Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so some of the above limitations or exclusions may not apply to you.
Grant Proposal Terms and Conditions
Third Party Intellectual Property Rights
The Health Trust respects the rights of intellectual property owners, and asks that its users do the same. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement or infringement of your other intellectual property rights, please provide us the following information, pursuant to Section 512 of Title 17, United States Code:
- an electronic or physical signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
- a description of the copyrighted work or other intellectual property that you claim has been infringed;
- a description of the allegedly infringing material, including its location on the Site;
- your address, telephone number, and e-mail address;
- a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the intellectual property owner, its agent, or the law; and
- a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your Notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the intellectual property owner's behalf.
The Health Trust’s agent and contact information for notice of claims of copyright or other intellectual property infringement on the Site is:
Jill BaldwinChief Operating Officer
Michael Reese Health Trust
150 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2320, Chicago, Illinois 60606
The Site may contain information or links regarding other entities and/or other websites. Any such third parties and/or third party sites are not under The Health Trust’s control. In addition, The Health Trust is not responsible for the content of any links, or any products, services or other materials relating to any linked site, or any link contained in a linked site. The Health Trust does not necessarily endorse any third parties or third party sites. IN NO EVENT WILL THE HEALTH TRUST BE LIABLE, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, TO ANYONE FOR ANY DAMAGE OR LOSS ARISING FROM OR RELATING TO ANY USE, CONTINUED USE OR RELIANCE ON ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES OR OTHER MATERIALS RELATING TO ANY LINKED THIRD PARTY SITE, OR ANY LINK CONTAINED IN A LINKED SITE.
Modification of Discontinuance of the Site
At any time, without notice to you, and for any or no reason, The Health Trust may modify or discontinue the Site. The Health Trust shall in no way be held liable for any consequence which results from The Health Trust’s decision to modify or discontinue providing the Site.
Denial of Access
The Health Trust may prohibit you from using or accessing the Site for any or no reason, at any time, in its sole discretion, without notice to you.