As an online information and communications service, the Site www.sleepmedicine.com sponsors blogs and other social media sites where contributors can view and post comments. By accessing and posting comments on the Ohio Sleep Medicine Institute-sponsored sites, such as its blogs or social media sites, including Twitter, Facebook and YouTube, you agree without limitation or qualification to the following Social Media and Blog Terms and Conditions of Use Policy ("Policy").
In no circumstances, should posts entries from contributors on the Ohio Sleep Medicine Institute-sponsored sites be considered a statement of information, advice, or opinion of Ohio Sleep Medicine Institute. Ohio Sleep Medicine Institute does not endorse the content of these posts or links made available through these posts to other web sites. Any information, including but not limited to text, music, graphics or other data, is the sole responsibility of the contributor from which such information came from. Ohio Sleep Medicine Institute does not certify the veracity, integrity and quality of the posts content since it cannot control all of the information posted via the Site.
Terms and Conditions of Use
By using Ohio Sleep Medicine Institute-sponsored sites, you accept this policy and are bound to this agreement in the same manner as if you had physically signed it. If you do not agree to the terms of the Ohio Sleep Medicine Institute Social Media and Blog Terms and Conditions of Use Policy, you may not view or post any content on the Ohio Sleep Medicine Institute-sponsored sites.
For the privacy of users and their families, please be advised that all postings to the Ohio Sleep Medicine Institute-sponsored sites will be available to the public on the Internet and therefore be accessible without limitation or protection of any kind. Be vigilant about the personal information you share as this information may be linked to your name and published on the Internet.
By posting a comment or other material to Ohio Sleep Medicine-sponsored sites, you consent to Ohio Sleep Medicine Institute the irrevocable right and license to exercise all copyright with respect to any content you provide, including but not limited to presenting, distributing, sharing, reproducing, publishing, displaying, editing, modifying, creating derivative works, and to use your submission for any purpose in any form and on any media.
You agree to be solely responsible for the use of the Ohio Sleep Medicine Institute-sponsored sites and hold Ohio Sleep Medicine Institute harmless for any claims, losses or damages, resulting from your breach of this Social Media and Blog Terms and Conditions of Use Policy. Any allegation or disagreement relating to your posting on the Ohio Sleep Medicine Institute-sponsored sites shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Ohio, United States of America as fully negotiated, entered into, and performed in that state. Any conflict relating to this policy will be resolved and settled under the jurisdiction of the local, state or federal courts located in Franklin County, Ohio.
Ohio Sleep Medicine Institute reserves the right (but is not obligated) to:
- Monitor, prevent access, reject or remove any content which violates the Policy, or take any measure deemed necessary with respect to the content, without notice and for any reason, and in its sole discretion.
- Ban future posts from users who repeatedly violate the Policy.
- Edit or remove comments at any time, regardless of whether they violate the Policy.
This Policy may be updated at any time without notice and will govern affective upon posting. You agree to check the Policy each time you use Ohio Sleep Medicine Institute-sponsored sites so as to stay informed of any modifications.
You also agree to the following rules for online conduct.
- You must be at least 18 years old to post any content on the Ohio Sleep Medicine Institute-sponsored sites.
- You are not permitted to provide medical advice or medical commentary on Ohio Sleep Medicine Institute-sponsored sites if you are not an Ohio Sleep Medicine Institute physician or to use Ohio Sleep Medicine Institute Social Media Site to make, recommend or increase referrals to physicians who are not employed by Ohio Sleep Medicine Institute.
You agree to not post material on the Ohio Sleep Medicine Institute-sponsored sites that
- is defamatory, threatening, abusive, harassing, hateful, racially or ethnically offensive, vulgar, obscene, embarrassing as determined by Ohio Sleep Medicine Institute in its sole discretion.
- violates any local, state, federal or international laws and regulations.
- infringes on the rights of any third party, such as intellectual proprietary information including, but not limited to, copyright, trademark, trade secret, and patent. Copyrighted materials include, without limitations, texts, graphics, pictures, video, music, sound, or software from which you need the expressed permission of the owner.
- accesses or attempts to access any other user’s account, impersonates or misrepresents your identity with a person or entity including, but not limited to, any Ohio Sleep Medicine Institute officers, employees, agents, information providers and other affiliates.
- contains unauthorized and unsolicited advertising, endorsement, or form of commercial solicitation such as junk mail, spam, pyramid schemes, chain letters.
- engages in illegal activity.
- contains software, program, files, viruses, worms, disabling code or other malware technologies designed to limit, destroy or interrupt the functionality of a computer, hardware, software or other communication equipment.
- testifies or endorses a sponsor’s product without disclosing compensation for such testimonial or endorsement.
- You understand and assume all responsibility regarding the safety, privacy and confidentiality risks inherent in sending material over the Internet. Ohio Sleep Medicine Institute does not guarantee any protection against potential intentional and malicious interceptions. Be vigilant about personal information you share on your posts.