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Online Terms of Use

Last Updated April 2012

By accessing the NeuroPoint Alliance ("NPA") website (the "Site"), which is operated by or on behalf of NPA, you agree to the following terms of use. If you do not agree to the following terms, please discontinue your use of this site.

All content and materials on the Site are subject to copyrights owned by NPA or other entities or individuals affiliated with NPA.

© Copyright 2012 NPA. All rights reserved.

Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.

Content Disclaimer

Anything appearing on this Site (the "Content") is intended for the personal use of users of this Site only. While you may interact with or download a single copy of any portion of the Content for your personal, non-commercial information or use, you may not reproduce, sell, publish, distribute, modify, display, repost or otherwise use any portion of the Content in any other way or for any other purpose without the prior written permission of NPA.

Requests regarding use of the content for any purpose other than personal, non-commercial use should be directed to mailto:  info@neuropoint.org

Online Privacy Policy

Please review our Online Privacy Policy here to understand our practices related to our collection and use of personal information via the Site.

Legal Disclaimers

No Medical Advice. The information posted here by NPA or any third party should not be considered medical advice and is not intended to replace consultation with a qualified neurosurgical professional.  NPA does not answer specific medical questions or refer people to a particular neurosurgical professional.

NO WARRANTIES. ALL INFORMATION AND MATERIALS PROVIDED ON THIS SITE AS WELL AS LINKS TO THIRD-PARTY SITES ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS," "WHERE IS" AND "WHERE AVAILABLE" BASIS AND SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. NPA DOES NOT WARRANT THE INFORMATION OR MATERIALS PROVIDED HEREIN OR YOUR USE OF THIS SITE, EITHER EXPRESSLY OR IMPLIEDLY, FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OF TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. NPA DOES NOT GUARANTEE THE ACCURACY, VALIDITY, TIMELINESS OR COMPLETENESS OF ANY INFORMATION OR DATA PROVIDED ON THIS SITE. NPA DOES NOT WARRANT THAT FUNCTIONS CONTAINED ON THIS SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THIS SITE OR THE SERVER ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. NPA DOES NOT GUARANTEE CONTINUOUS, UNINTERRUPTED OR SECURE ACCESS TO THE SITE.

DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY. THE USER ASSUMES ALL RESPONSIBILITY AND RISK FOR THE USE OF THIS SITE AND THE INTERNET GENERALLY. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE, SHALL NPA OR ANYONE ELSE INVOLVED IN CREATING OR MAINTAINING THIS SITE BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR LOST PROFITS THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE AND/OR ANY OTHER WEB SITES WHICH ARE LINKED TO THIS SITE. NOR SHALL NPA BE LIABLE FOR ANY SUCH DAMAGES INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, RELIANCE BY A NEUROSURGEON, NEUROSURGICAL PRACTICE OR ANY OTHER VISITOR ON ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED VIA THE SITE; OR THAT RESULT FROM MISTAKES, OMISSIONS, INTERRUPTIONS, DELETION OF FILES, VIRUSES, ERRORS, DEFECTS, OR ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, COMMUNICATIONS FAILURE, THEFT, DESTRUCTION OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS.

IN STATES WHICH DO NOT ALLOW SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY, LIABILITY SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE GREATEST EXTENT ALLOWED BY LAW.

Online Conduct. Users and visitors agree to use the Site only for lawful purposes and are prohibited from posting on the Site any unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory or obscene material of any kind, including, but not limited to, any material which encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, national or international law.

Third Party Content.  NPA is a DISTRIBUTOR (NOT PUBLISHER) of the content supplied by members, visitors and other third parties. Accordingly, NPA has no more editorial control over this content than does a public library. Any opinions, advice, statements, services, offers or other information or content made available by neurosurgeons, neurosurgical practices, visitors and other third parties are those of the respective author(s) and NPA is not responsible for any material posted by third parties.  NPA cannot and does not endorse it in any way, nor does it vouch for its accuracy or usefulness. Furthermore, NPA expressly disclaims any liability associated with material posted by third parties.

Disclaimer of Endorsement. Reference to any products, services, hypertext link to the third parties or other information by trade name, trademark, supplier or otherwise does not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation by NPA.

Trademarks

The names of actual companies and products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.

The example companies, organizations, products, people and events depicted herein are fictitious. No association with any real company, organization, product, person, or event is intended or should be inferred.

Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.

Notice and Procedure for Making Claims of Copyright Infringement

Pursuant to Title 17, United States Code, Section 512(c)(2), notifications of claimed copyright infringement under United States copyright law should be sent to the Site's Service Provider's Designated Agent: Irene Zyung, NPA Administrator, 5550 Meadowbrook, Dr., Rolling Meadows, IL 60008; email icz@aans.org.

ALL INQUIRIES NOT RELEVANT TO THE FOLLOWING PROCEDURE WILL RECEIVE NO RESPONSE.

Substantive Laws of the State of Illinois Apply

These Terms of Use are governed by the substantive laws of the State of Illinois, without respect to its conflict of laws principles. You agree to submit to the jurisdiction of the state and federal courts situated in the State of Illinois with respect to any dispute, disagreement, or cause of action related to or involving this Site. If any provision is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms of Use, which shall remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any of these Terms of Use shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or any other term. Except as expressly provided elsewhere in our Site, these Terms of Use constitute the entire agreement between you and NPA with respect to your use of the Site.

Information Subject to Change

Any information on this Site may include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Furthermore, the information may change from time to time without any notice.

THESE LEGAL NOTICES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE