TERMS OF SERVICE
Date Effective: February 2019
PLEASE READ THESE TERMS OF SERVICE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SITE.
We reserve the right to change these Terms of Service or to impose new conditions on use of the Site, from time to time, in which case we will post the revised Terms of Service on this website. By continuing to use the Site after we post any such changes, you accept the Terms of Service, as modified.
We are committed to protecting the privacy of children. You should be aware that this Site is not intended or designed to attract or be used by children under the age of 13. We do not collect personally identifiable information from any person we actually know is a child under the age of 13.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
Title to all materials on the Site remains with Lofty Learning or its licensors. Any use of the materials on the Site not expressly permitted by this Terms of Service is a breach of this Terms of Service and may violate copyright, trademark, and other laws. Content and features are subject to change or termination without notice in the editorial discretion of Lofty Learning. All rights not expressly granted herein are reserved to Lofty Learning and its licensors.
If you violate any of this Terms of Service, your permission to use the materials posted on the Site automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any copies you have made of any portion of the materials.
Your License to Us
You acknowledge and agree that any contributions originally created by you for us, including but not limited any ideas, names, contact information or other information you voluntarily share during Site live webinar question and answer sessions, shall be deemed a “work made for hire” when the work performed is within the scope of the definition of a work made for hire in Section 101 of the United States Copyright Law, as amended. As such, the copyrights in those works shall belong to Lofty Learning as its creation. Thus, Lofty Learning shall be deemed the author and exclusive owner thereof and shall have the right to exploit any or all of the results and proceeds in any and all media, now known or hereafter devised, throughout the universe, in perpetuity, in all languages, as Lofty Learning determines. In the event that any of the results and proceeds of your submissions hereunder are not deemed a “work made for hire” under Section 101 of the Copyright Act, as amended, you hereby, without additional compensation, irrevocably assign, convey and transfer to Lofty Learning all proprietary rights, including without limitation, all copyrights and trademarks throughout the universe, in perpetuity in every medium, whether now known or hereafter devised, to such material and any and all right, title and interest in and to all such proprietary rights in every medium, whether now known or hereafter devised, throughout the universe, in perpetuity. Any posted material which are reproductions of prior works by you shall be co-owned by us.
You acknowledge that Lofty Learning has the right but not the obligation to use and display any postings or contributions of any kind and that Lofty Learning may elect to cease the use and display of any such materials (or any portion thereof), at any time for any reason whatsoever.
By uploading any media on the Site, you warrant that you have permission from all persons appearing in your media for you to make this contribution and grant rights described herein. Never post a picture or video of or with someone else unless you have their explicit permission.
Subscription Forum Participation
Should you elect to subscribe to any Site’s online discussion forum, or related social media platform affiliated with the Site or Lofty Learning, please be advised that under no circumstances shall this Site or any Site forum be used to procure or provide legal, or medical or healthcare, advice or guidance. Please seek legal services from a properly licensed attorney; and please seek medical or healthcare from a properly licensed medical or healthcare professional. Never use or rely on this Site or any Site forum as a means of securing legal, medical or healthcare guidance or services.
With participation with this Site’s online discussion forum, NEVER share ANY identifiable personal data with any private or personal health information regarding any specific patient—you must ensure that any health information shared is de-personalized, and not identified by name, date of birth, or any other information that could lead someone to discern the identify of a particular patient’s name coupled with their health data. Violation of this policy will be grounds for termination of Site participation, and could expose you to legal and professional jeopardy. Similarly, never share any trade secrets, or attorney-client confidential information (should those obligations apply to you) while engaged in any Site-related communications—all such communications are open, not confidential, and are taped and subject to ongoing publication on the Site for other Site users.
Patient Data Legal Compliance
The Site is not intended for the transmission, storing, review or receipt of confidential patient information ("Patient Information"). However, if you upload such Patient Information to the Site, the following terms apply. Applicable laws, as well as ethical and licensure requirements of your profession may impose obligations with respect to patient confidentiality that may limit the ability of physicians, health care providers, and persons acting on their behalf, to make use of certain Materials or to transmit certain information to third parties. You represent and warrant that you will, at all times during the term of this Agreement and thereafter, comply with all laws directly or indirectly applicable to you that may now or hereafter govern the gathering, use, transmission, processing, receipt, reporting, disclosure, maintenance, and storage of the Patient Information, and use your best efforts to cause all persons or entities under your direction or control to comply with such laws. You are, at all times during the term of this Terms of Service and thereafter, solely responsible for obtaining and maintaining all patient consents, if applicable, and all other legally necessary consents or permissions required or advisable to disclose, process, retrieve, transmit, and view the Patient Information you transmit, store, or receive in connection with the Site and any third party site. You agree that Lofty Learning, Lofty Learning’s licensors and licensees, and all other persons or entities involved in the operation of the content and functionalities provided through the Site, have the right to monitor, retrieve, store, review and use Patient Information, if applicable, in connection with the operation or use such content, and are acting on your behalf in transmitting Patient Information.
WE CANNOT AND DO NOT ASSUME ANY RESPONSIBILITY FOR YOUR USE OR MISUSE OF PATIENT INFORMATION OR OTHER INFORMATION TRANSMITTED, MONITORED, STORED OR RECEIVED WHILE USING THE SITE OR THE MATERIALS. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO AMEND OR DELETE ANY MATERIAL (ALONG WITH THE RIGHT TO REVOKE ANY MEMBERSHIP OR RESTRICT ACCESS TO LOFTY LEARNING) THAT IN OUR SOLE DISCRETION VIOLATES THE ABOVE.
Limitations on Linking and Framing
You may establish a hypertext link to the Site so long as the link does not state or imply any sponsorship of your site by us or by the Site. However, you may not, without our prior written permission, frame or inline link any of the content of the Site, or incorporate into another website or other service any of our material, content or intellectual property.
Throughout the Site, we may provide links and pointers to Internet sites maintained by third parties. Our Site uses third-party solutions (GoToWebinar and MemberSpace). Our linking to or use of such third-party sites does not imply an endorsement or sponsorship of such sites, or the information, products or services offered on or through the sites. In addition, neither we nor affiliates operate or control in any respect any information, products or services that third parties may provide on or through the Site or on websites linked to by us on the Site. We are not responsible for any acts or omissions of those third-party solutions.
If applicable, any opinions, advice, statements, services, offers, or other information or content expressed or made available by third parties, including information providers, are those of the respective authors or distributors, and not Lofty Learning. Neither Lofty Learning nor any third-party provider of information guarantees the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any content. Furthermore, Lofty Learning neither endorses nor is responsible for the accuracy and reliability of any opinion, advice, or statement made on any of the Sites by anyone other than an authorized Lofty Learning representative while acting in his/her official capacity.
THE INFORMATION, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES OFFERED ON OR THROUGH THE SITE AND BY LOFTY LEARNING AND ANY THIRD-PARTY SITES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, WE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE SITE OR ANY OF ITS FUNCTIONS WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT ANY PART OF THIS SITE, INCLUDING BULLETIN BOARDS, OR THE SERVERS THAT MAKE IT AVAILABLE, ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.
WE DO NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE FOLLOWING:
1. USE OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF THE SITE OR MATERIALS ON THIS SITE OR ON THIRD-PARTY SITES IN TERMS OF THEIR CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, TIMELINESS, RELIABILITY OR OTHERWISE
2. The satisfaction of or compliance with any government regulations related to healthcare regulatory legal compliance. All Site presentations reflect the opinions of presenters or those interviewed, and Lofty Learning cannot guaranty such content is accurate or correct, the content reflects the beliefs of the presenters or interviewed guests. Site users must rely on their own attorneys, properly engaged by Site users outside of Lofty Learning, for legal guidance on compliance with all applicable laws. prescription drug products or the approval or compliance of any software tools with regard to the Content contained on the Lofty Learning Site.
You agree all all times to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Lofty Learning and its affiliates, successors, representatives, presenters, assignees, and licensees, and such parties’ party or subsidiaries or representatives, and all owners/shareholders, directors, officers, and agents of all such parties, from any and all claims, causes of action, damages, liabilities, costs and expenses, including legal fees and costs, arising out of or related to your breach of any of your obligations hereunder.
You agree to be financially responsible for all purchases made by you or someone acting on your behalf through the Site. You agree to use the Site and to purchase services or products through the Site for legitimate, non-commercial purposes only. You also agree not to make any purchases for speculative, false or fraudulent purposes or for the purpose of anticipating demand for a particular product or service. You agree to only purchase goods or services for yourself or for another person for whom you are legally permitted to do so. When making a purchase for a third party that requires you to submit the third party’s personal information to us or a merchant, you represent that you have obtained the express consent of such third party to provide such third party’s personal information.
This Site and any related social media platforms may include a variety of features, such as bulletin boards, web logs, chat rooms, and email services, which allow feedback to us and real-time interaction between users, and other features which allow users to communicate with others. Responsibility for what is posted on bulletin boards, web logs, chat rooms, and other public posting areas on the Site, or what you communicate during live webinars, or sent via any email services on the Site, lies with each user – you alone are responsible for the material you post or send. We do not control the messages, information or files that you or others may provide through the Site. It is a condition of your use of the Site that you do not:
● Restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Site.
● Use the Site to impersonate any person or entity, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity.
● Interfere with or disrupt any servers or networks used to provide the Site or its features, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of the networks we use to provide the Site.
● Use the Site to instigate or encourage others to commit illegal activities or cause injury or property damage to any person.
● Gain unauthorized access to the Site, or any account, computer system, or network connected to this Site, by means such as hacking, password mining or other illicit means.
● Obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available through this Site.
● Use the Site to post or transmit any unlawful, threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane or indecent information of any kind, including without limitation any transmissions constituting or encouraging conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any local, state, national or international law.
● Use the Site to post or transmit any information, software or other material that violates or infringes upon the rights of others, including material that is an invasion of privacy or publicity rights or that is protected by copyright, trademark or other proprietary right, or derivative works with respect thereto, without first obtaining permission from the owner or rights holder.
● Use the Site to post or transmit any information, software or other material that contains a virus or other harmful component.
● Use the Site to post, transmit or in any way exploit any information, software or other material for commercial purposes, or that contains advertising.
● Use the Site for harvesting, scraping or otherwise collecting information about others, including email addresses, without their identification for posting or viewing comments;
● Use the Site to advertise or solicit to anyone to buy or sell products or services, or to make donations of any kind, without our express written approval.
● Gather for marketing purposes any email addresses or other personal information that has been posted by other users of the Site.
Lofty Learning may host message boards, chats and other public forums on its Sites. Any user failing to comply with the Terms of Service of this Agreement may be expelled from and refused continued access to, the message boards, chats or other public forums in the future. Lofty Learning or its designated agents may remove or alter any user-created content at any time for any reason. Message boards, chats and other public forums are intended to serve as discussion centers for users and subscribers. Information and content posted within these public forums may be provided by Lofty Learning presenters or interview guests, or staff, or outside contributors, or by users not connected with Lofty Learning, some of whom may employ anonymous user names. Lofty Learning expressly disclaims all responsibility and endorsement and makes no representation as to the validity of any opinion, advice, information or statement made or displayed in these forums by third parties, nor are we responsible for any errors or omissions in such postings, or for hyperlinks embedded in any messages. Under no circumstances will we, our affiliates, suppliers or agents be liable for any loss or damage caused by your reliance on information obtained through these forums. The opinions expressed in these forums are solely the opinions of the participants, and do not reflect the opinions of Lofty Learning or any of its subsidiaries or affiliates.
Lofty Learning has no obligation whatsoever to monitor any of the content or postings on the message boards, chat rooms, social media, or other public forums on or related to the Site. However, you acknowledge and agree that we have the absolute right to monitor the same at our sole discretion. In addition, we reserve the right to alter, edit, refuse to post or remove any postings or content, in whole or in part, for any reason and to disclose such materials and the circumstances surrounding their transmission to any third party in order to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request and to protect ourselves, our clients, sponsors, users and visitors.
To use certain features of the Site, you will need a username and password, which you will receive through the Site’s registration process. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the password and account, and are responsible for all activities (whether by you or by others) that occur under your password or account. You agree to notify us immediately of any unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of security, and to ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session. You grant Lofty Learning and all other persons or entities involved in the operation of the Site or related social media platforms the right to transmit, monitor, retrieve, store, and use your information in connection with the operation of the Site. We cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to protect your password or account information.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE, SHALL WE, OUR SUBSIDIARY AND PARENT COMPANIES, AFFILIATES, LICENSORS, SUPPLIERS, OR ANY THIRD PARTIES MENTIONED ON THE SITE BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE SITE, INCLUDING OUR MESSAGING, BLOGS, COMMENTS OF OTHERS, BOOKS, EMAILS, PRODUCTS, OR SERVICES, OR THIRD-PARTY MATERIALS, PRODUCTS, OR SERVICES MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE OR BY US IN ANY WAY, EVEN IF WE ARE ADVISED BEFOREHAND OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. (BECAUSE SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN CATEGORIES OF DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN SUCH STATES, OUR LIABILITY AND THE LIABILITY OF OUR SUBSIDIARY AND PARENT COMPANIES OR AFFILIATES IS LIMITED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY SUCH STATE OR FEDERAL LAWS). YOU SPECIFICALLY ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT WE ARE NOT LIABLE FOR ANY DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF ANY USER. IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH THE SITE, ANY MATERIALS, PRODUCTS, OR SERVICES ON THE SITE, OR WITH ANY OF THE SITE’S TERMS OF SERVICE, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THE SITE AND THE PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND/OR MATERIALS.ANY CLAIMS ARISING IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF THE SITE OR ANY CONTENT MUST BE BROUGHT WITHIN ONE (1) YEAR OF THE DATE OF THE EVENT GIVING RISE TO SUCH ACTION OCCURRED. REMEDIES IN THIS TERMS OF SERVICE ARE EXCLUSIVE AND ARE LIMITED TO THOSE EXPRESSLY PROVIDED FOR IN THESE TERMS OF SERVICE.
THIS SITE IS CONTINUALLY UNDER DEVELOPMENT AND LOFTY LEARNING MAKES NO WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, IMPLIED OR EXPRESS, AS TO ITS ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS OR APPROPRIATENESS FOR ANY PURPOSE.
Program education and information is intended for a general audience and does not purport to be, nor should it be construed as, specific legal or business or medical/healthcare advice, counseling, therapy or recommendations tailored to any individual. All materials, procedures, policies, and standards, all teaching manuals, all teaching aids, all supplements and the like that have been or will be made available by Lofty Learning or its designated facilitators, or any other source, oral or written, are for personal use in or in conjunction with this training program only. Program content is for personal use only, and may not be sold, tape recorded, videotaped, shared, taught, given away, or otherwise divulged without the express written consent of Lofty Learning, or its designated agent. The information contained in program material is strictly for educational purposes. Therefore, if you wish to apply ideas contained in this material, you are taking full responsibility for your actions. We assume no responsibility for errors or omissions that may appear in any program materials.
WITH REGARDS TO CONTENT RELATING TO LEGAL, REGULATORY, HEALTH & WELLNESS ON THE SITE:
THIS SITE OFFERS LEGAL, REGULATORY, HEALTH, WELLNESS, FITNESS AND NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION AND IS DESIGNED FOR EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY. YOU SHOULD NOT RELY ON THIS INFORMATION AS A SUBSTITUTE FOR, NOR DOES IT REPLACE, PROFESSIONAL LEGAL OR MEDICAL ADVICE, OR DIAGNOSIS OR TREATMENT. IF YOU HAVE ANY CONCERNS OR QUESTIONS ABOUT YOUR LEGAL MATTERS, YOU SHOULD CONSULT WITH A LICENSED ATTORNEY. LOFTY LEARNING IS NOT A LAW OFFICE AND DOES NOT PRACTICE LAW. IF YOU HAVE ANY CONCERNS REGARDING YOUR HEALTH, YOU SHOULD ALWAYS CONSULT WITH A LICENSED PHYSICIAN OR OTHER HEALTH-CARE PROFESSIONAL. DO NOT DISREGARD, AVOID OR DELAY OBTAINING LEGAL OR MEDICAL OR HEALTH RELATED ADVICE FROM YOUR LICENSED PROFESSIONALS BECAUSE OF SOMETHING YOU MAY HAVE READ OR HEARD ON THIS SITE. THE USE OF ANY INFORMATION PROVIDED ON THIS SITE IS SOLELY AT YOUR OWN RISK.
NOTHING STATED OR POSTED ON THIS SITE OR AVAILABLE THROUGH ANY SERVICES ARE INTENDED TO BE, AND MUST NOT BE TAKEN TO BE, THE PRACTICE OF LAW OR MEDICAL OR COUNSELING. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS AGREEMENT, THE PRACTICE OF LAW INCLUDES RECEIVING ATTORNEY-CLIENT CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION AND PROVIDING LEGAL RISK ANALYSIS AND GUIDANCE. THE PRACTICE OF MEDICINE AND COUNSELING INCLUDES, WITHOUT LIMITATION, PSYCHIATRY, PSYCHOLOGY, PSYCHOTHERAPY, OR PROVIDING HEALTH CARE TREATMENT, INSTRUCTIONS, DIAGNOSIS, PROGNOSIS OR ADVICE. LOFTY LEARNING DOES NOT PRACTICE LAW OR MEDICINE.
We may cancel or terminate your right to use the Site or any part of the Site at any time without notice. In the event of cancellation or termination, you are no longer authorized to access the part of the Site affected by such cancellation or termination. The restrictions imposed on you with respect to material downloaded from the Site, and the disclaimers and limitations of liabilities set forth in these Terms of Service, shall survive.
REFUND POLICY—THERE ARE NO REFUNDS
Your subscription to the Site’s library of content and access to live webinar presentations is for a year of such access and cannot be refunded once purchased. Subscriptions for participation in this Site’s content and question-and-answer discussion forums are non-refundable.
The Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (the “DMCA”) provides recourse for copyright owners who believe that material appearing on the Internet infringes their rights under the U.S. copyright law. If you believe in good faith that materials hosted by Lofty Learning infringe your copyright, you, or your agent may send to Lofty Learning a notice requesting that the material be removed or access to it be blocked. Any notification by a copyright owner or a person authorized to act on its behalf that fails to comply with requirements of the DMCA shall not be considered sufficient notice and shall not be deemed to confer upon Lofty Learning actual knowledge of facts or circumstances from which infringing material or acts are evident. If you believe in good faith that a notice of copyright infringement has been wrongly filed against you, the DMCA permits you to send to Lofty Learning a counter-notice. All notices and counter notices must meet the then current statutory requirements imposed by the DMCA; see http://www.loc.gov/copyright for details. Copyright Agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement or counter notices can be reached as follows: [email protected]
This Agreement shall be binding upon and inure to the benefit of Lofty Learning and our respective assigns, successors, heirs, and legal representatives. Neither this Agreement nor any rights hereunder may be assigned without the prior written consent of Lofty Learning via an authorized officer of that corporation. Notwithstanding the foregoing, all rights and obligations under this Agreement may be freely assigned by Lofty Learning to any affiliated entity or any of its wholly-owned subsidiaries, if any.
You expressly agree that exclusive jurisdiction for any dispute with Lofty Learning, or in any way relating to your use of the Site, resides in the courts of the State of California and you further agree and expressly consent to the exercise of personal jurisdiction in the courts of the State of California in connection with any such dispute including any claim involving Lofty Learning or its affiliates, subsidiaries, employees, contractors, officers, directors, shareholders, telecommunication providers, and content providers. These Terms of Service shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California and any dispute shall be subject to American Arbitration Association (AAA) binding arbitration in San Diego, California. If any provision of this agreement shall be unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from this agreement and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. No waiver of any of these Terms of Service shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or condition or any other term or condition.
CLASS ACTION WAIVER
YOU MAY ONLY RESOLVE DISPUTES WITH US ON AN INDIVIDUAL BASIS, AND MAY NOT BRING A CLAIM AS A PLAINTIFF OR A CLASS MEMBER IN A CLASS, CONSOLIDATED, OR REPRESENTATIVE ACTION. CLASS ARBITRATIONS, CLASS ACTIONS, PRIVATE ATTORNEY GENERAL ACTIONS, AND CONSOLIDATION WITH OTHER ARBITRATIONS AREN’T ALLOWED.
The arbitrator may not consolidate more than one person’s claims, and may not otherwise preside over any form of a class or representative proceeding or claims (such as a class action, consolidated action or private attorney general action) unless all relevant parties specifically agree to do so following initiation of the arbitration.
If any clause within this Provision (other than the Class Action Waiver clause above) is found to be illegal or unenforceable, that clause will be severed from this Provision, and the remainder of this Provision will be given full force and effect. If the Class Action Waiver clause is found to be illegal or unenforceable, this entire Provision will be unenforceable and the dispute will be decided by a court.
Except as stated expressly herein, these Terms of Service and the related Lofty Learning Privacy Notice constitute the entire agreement between you and Lofty Learning regarding the Site, the Site-related services, and any and all participation on or with or related to the Site or Lofty Learning. Any modification of these Terms of Services and the related Lofty Learning Privacy Notice must be in writing and issued or published in writing by an authorized officer of Lofty Learning.