USER TERMS AND LEGAL AND OTHER INFORMATION
International Macular and Retinal Foundation’s SITE IS PROVIDED ON AN ‘AS-IS’ BASIS WITHOUT REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. International Macular and Retinal Foundation SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR INJURY OR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE OR SIMILAR DAMAGES REGARDING YOUR ACCESS TO OR USE OF THE SITES AND THE INFORMATION AVAILABLE ON SERVICE AND THE SITES OR ARISING OUT OF ANY ACTION TAKEN IN RESPONSE TO OR AS A RESULT OF ANY INFORMATION AVAILABLE ON THE SERVICES AND THE SITES. NOTHING CONTAINED ON THE SITES SHALL BE CONSTRUED AS PROVIDING MEDICAL OR HEALTH CARE ADVICE, NOR IS THE INFORMATION INDENDED TO BE USED FOR MEDICAL DIAGNOSIS OR TREATMENT OR AS A SUBSTITUTE FOR CONSULTATION WITH A QUALIFIED HEALTH CARE PROVIDER. NEVER DISREGARD MEDICAL ADVICE OR DELAY IN SEEKING IT BECAUSE OF SOMETHING YOU HAVE READ ON THE SITES.
Visual tests offered at the Sites have not been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”).
Visual tests offered at the Sites are under clinical testing and technical development, and therefore can be anticipated to change and improve over time. We will make every effort to maintain your historical test results, but significant changes to the design of our tests may result in a requirement for you to take a new baseline test.
If you are participating in a clinical study, in order to protect your personal identity, we recommend that you not use your own name or any other personal identifier, but instead only use the log-in information provided to you by the sponsor of the clinical study. If you are in a clinical study and also wish to open your own separate personal account, you may do so.
Use by you of any data from any links contained within the Sites is at your sole discretion, and International Macular and Retinal Foundation assumes no responsibility for the content on such third-party sites.
International Macular and Retinal Foundation may make changes to the Sites, information contained therein, software, documents, publications, prices, specifications, service offerings and any other information and materials within the Sites at any time and without prior notice. Any such changes shall become effective, immediately upon posting to the Sites.
You shall not use the Sites for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these User Terms. You shall not take any action that shall disable, overburden or impair or otherwise damage any International Macular and Retinal Foundation’s server or network or host server, or otherwise interfere with any party’s use and enjoyment of the Sites. You shall not attempt to “hack”, password mine, or otherwise gain unlawful access to services, materials, accounts, computer systems or networks connected to any server or to the Sites.
KeepSight is a trademark of Open Innovators and an affiliate of International Macular and Retinal Foundation.
Information contained within the Sites is intended solely for educational purposes and is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice relative to your specific medical condition or question. Always seek the advice of your eye care professional, physician or other health care provider for any questions you may have regarding your medical condition. Only your physician can provide specific diagnoses and therapies. By using the Sites, you agree to this Medical Disclaimer.
These User Terms and any disputes arising out of or related International Macular and Retinal Foundation Sites shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Maine.
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Registration: In order to become a registered user of this web-site, International Macular and Retinal Foundation requires you, its users, to provide your name, address, gender, date of birth, email address and certain healthcare information regarding the history of your eye care or medical conditions potentially impacting the treatment of your eyes.
You may also elect to register to receive periodic newsletters through registration, as well.
Surveys and Questionnaires: From time to time, International Macular and Retinal Foundation may ask you for contact and demographic information. Examples of the types of Personal Data that may be requested could include name, address, email address, gender, date of birth or age, income and healthcare information. Your Personal Data from such surveys and questionnaires may be used to contact you as appropriate. If you are contacted and do not wish to receive future mailings or other forms of communication, you may opt-out of receiving such further communications by following the process described below in the section entitled “Choice and Opt-Out”.
Contests: International Macular and Retinal Foundation may run Contests from time to time on its web-site. Personal information, such as that mentioned above under “Surveys and Questionnaires” may be collected. Each such Contest will also set forth all the terms and rules governing the contest, and you should carefully review the rules of each such Contest before enrolling as a contestant. LogFiles: As is true of most web-sites, International Macular and Retinal Foundation obtains certain information automatically and stores it in log files. This information typically includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, the number and frequency of visits by users, operating system, date/time stamp and click stream data, as well as any other data as International Macular and Retinal Foundation may in the future consider appropriate for purposes of operating this web-site in a manner that will enable it to effectively manage this web-site and offer the services that it now, or in the future, offers to its users. Further details are set forth below in Section 2.
Transparent GIF Files: In addition to our own cookies, we may use pixels, or transparent GIF files, on our web-site to help manage online advertising and email marketing. These GIF files are provided by one or more third-party service providers, based on our specification as to where they are used. The files enable our service providers to recognize a unique cookie in your Web browser, which, in turn, enables us and our service providers to learn which advertisements and emails bring you to our web-site and how you use the site. To conduct these types of activities, we or our service providers or authorized third parties may link Personal Data you previously provided us to the information the GIF files provide about how you arrive at, navigate through and leave our web-site. Our Use of Your Personal Data and Other Information You Provide:
The Personal Data and other information that International Macular and Retinal Foundation collects from you is collected so that we might better service you and your needs. There are circumstances in which the Company may share your Personal Data with third parties without further notice to you. These are set forth below.
Disclosures Required by Law: We reserve the right to disclose your Personal Data and other information you have provided to us as may be required by law and when we believe that such disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or comply with a judicial proceeding, court order or legal process.
Changes in Personal Data or Changes in Preferences: If any of your Personal Data changes, you may edit the Personal Data appearing in your registration profile. Also, if you wish to rescind a prior authorization to receive a newsletter, you may simply select “Reply” when you receive the newsletter and, in the subject line, insert, “Unsubscribe”. Within thirty (30) days of receipt of an “Unsubscribe” request, your name shall be deleted from the distribution or mailing list.
Third-Party Ad Services: Third-party service providers may be used on this web-site to display advertising for our third-party advertisers. These third parties may ask you to provide to them Personal Data, whether in registering you for contests or special offers. Such Personal Data is not provided to this web-site but rather is being provided directly to that third party. Therefore, the Personal Data is not subject to this policy. International Macular and Retinal Foundation does, however, require that such third-parties not collect Personal Data from you in any way other than as they disclose to you.
Children: International Macular and Retinal Foundation is concerned about the safety of children when they use the internet, and will never knowingly collect Personal Information from minors (children under 13 years of age, or any other age defined under applicable law) [without prior verifiable parental consent]. If we become aware that a minor is attempting to or has submitted Personal Data via this web-site, we will notify the user that we may not accept his or her Personal Data. We will then remove any such Personal Data from our records.
Protection of Your Personal Data and Other Information: International Macular and Retinal Foundation takes seriously the protection of the information that it collects International Macular and Retinal Foundation therefore implemented appropriate administrative, organizational and technical safeguards intended to reduce the risk of accidental destruction or loss, or the unauthorized disclosure, access to, or use of such information, all as appropriate to the nature of the data concerned.
Choice and Opt-Out; Europeans and Opt-In: Unless you are a resident of a European country, in which case, we provide you with the opportunity to “opt-in” as to sharing of Personal Data, otherwise, we provide you with the opportunity to “opt-out” of having your Personal Data used for certain purposes, or if you no longer wish to receive promotional or other communications, you can indicate your preference on our email communications by simply replying “Unsubscribe”. You may also contact us by mail, as further described below, under “Questions”.
Your Donation is Tax Deductible:
The International Macular and Retinal Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, publicly supported organization described in sections 509(a)(1) and 170(b)(1)(A)(vi) of the Internal Revenue Service code. All contributions to the Foundation are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law
Date of Policy: January 10, 2015
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