Agreement between user and seniorcarecentral.net
seniorcarecentral.net is a site that offers resources, consulting and educational training. User understands and agrees that SCC has no control over the acts or omissions of any User on or off the Site and that SCC makes no representations or warranties about the quality of the care services provided by any User. User understands and agrees that SCC is not responsible for the performance or conduct, whether on or off the Site, of any User. As such, SCC expressly disclaims, and each User expressly releases SCC from, any and all liability whatsoever for any controversies, claims, suits, injuries and/or damages arising from and/ or in any way related to the Site, including without limitation any acts and/or omissions of Users on or off the Site.
Transactions are Between Users; Release
Users transact between themselves. SCC expressly disclaims, and each User expressly releases SCC from, any and all liability whatsoever for any controversies, claims, suits, injuries and/or damages arising from and/or in any way related to disputes between Users.
Visiting seniorcarecentral.net or sending emails to SCC constitutes electronic communications. You consent to receive electronic communications and you agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically, via email and on the Site, satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.
The Site is intended for people 18 and older. SCC will not knowingly collect any information from children under the age of 13. User must identify their age during the registration process. SCC expressly disclaims, and each User expressly releases SCC from, any and all liability whatsoever for any controversies, claims, suits, injuries and/or damages, arising from and/or in any way related to any misrepresentations regarding the age of any User. SCC reserves the right to suspend and/or terminate with or without notice the membership of any User who it believes has provided false information when registering for and/or using the Site and each User agrees to make no further use of the Site after termination and/or during suspension.
SCC may utilize third party consumer reporting agencies that perform, among other things, criminal background checks, sex offender registry checks, motor vehicle records checks and identification verifications (“consumer reports”). SCC does not endorse or make any representations or warranties regarding the reliability of such consumer reports or the accuracy, timeliness or completeness of any information in the consumer reports. SCC does not independently verify information in the consumer reports and cannot guarantee the accuracy and completeness of any such information. User hereby consents to SCC collecting, using and disclosing the information in the consumer reports. User understands and agrees that SCC may, in its sole discretion, review and rely on the information in the consumer reports in deciding whether to suspend or terminate a User or to investigate a complaint about a User, but that SCC shall not be responsible or liable in any way in the event that any information in the consumer reports about any person, including without limitation any User, is not accurate, timely or complete. Users who are the subject of consumer reports may contact the service provider to dispute the accuracy, timeliness or completeness of such information. SCC reserves the right to suspend and/or terminate User based on information in the consumer reports or for any other reason in SCC’s sole discretion.
No Professional Advice; Information Only
Any information, materials, content and/ or advice on the Site, including without limitation the Compendium located at http://compendium.SCC.com, as well as on the Facebook pages, including without limitation at www.facebook.com/http://www.facebook.com/pages/Senior-Care-Central/235733066556018 and http://www.facebook.com/pages/Senior-Care-Central/235733066556018, and the Twitter pages, including without limitation at www.twitter.com/scc_net, are for informational purposes only. If Users have specific concerns or a situation arises requiring professional advice, Users should consult with an appropriately-trained and qualified professional. SCC expressly disclaims, and each User expressly releases SCC from, any and all liability whatsoever for any controversies, claims, suits, injuries and/or damages, arising from and/or in any way related to the information, materials and content on the Site, including without limitation on the Compendium, Facebook page or Twitter.
Suspension and Termination
Modifications to the Site
SCC reserves the right in its sole discretion to review, improve, modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Site and/or any information, materials or content on the Site with or without notice to Users. User agrees that SCC shall not be liable to User or any third party for any modification or discontinuance of the Site or any portion thereof.
Phone Support Services
Links to Third Party Sites/Third Party Services
Seniorcarecentral.net may contain links to other websites (“Linked Sites”). The Linked Sites are not under the control of SCC and SCC is not responsible for the contents of any Linked Site, including without limitation any link contained in a Linked Site, or any changes or updates to a Linked Site. SCC is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by SCC of the site or any association with its operators.
Certain services made available via seniorcarecentral.net are delivered by third party sites and organizations. By using any product, service or functionality originating from the seniorcarecentral.net domain, you hereby acknowledge and consent that SCC may share such information and data with any third party with whom SCC has a contractual relationship to provide the requested product, service or functionality on behalf of seniorcarecentral.net users and customers.
No Joint Venture
No Unlawful or Prohibited Use/Intellectual Property
All content included as part of the Service, such as text, graphics, logos, images, as well as the compilation thereof, and any software used on the Site, is the property of SCC or its suppliers and protected by copyright and other laws that protect intellectual property and proprietary rights. You agree to observe and abide by all copyright and other proprietary notices, legends or other restrictions contained in any such content and will not make any changes thereto.
You will not modify, publish, transmit, reverse engineer, participate in the transfer or sale, create derivative works, or in any way exploit any of the content, in whole or in part, found on the Site. SCC content is not for resale. Your use of the Site does not entitle you to make any unauthorized use of any protected content, and in particular you will not delete or alter any proprietary rights or attribution notices in any content. You will use protected content solely for your personal use, and will make no other use of the content without the express written permission of SCC and the copyright owner. You agree that you do not acquire any ownership rights in any protected content. We do not grant you any licenses, express or implied, to the intellectual property of SCC or our licensors except as expressly authorized by these Terms.
Fair Credit Reporting Act
If consumer reports that are governed by the Fair Credit Reporting Act, 15 USC 1681 (“FCRA”) are used, User hereby represents and warrants that it will comply with the FCRA, which can be found at: http://www.ftc.gov/os/statutes/031224fcra.pdf or at www.ftc.gov. SCC provides a summary of FCRA rights for Users who authorize such consumer reports, and SCC also provides notice when SCC elects to terminate Users based on information in such consumer reports. User agrees to comply with any applicable provisions of the FCRA relevant to them at all times. SCC expressly disclaims any and all liability whatsoever for any controversies, claims, suits, injuries and/or damages, arising from and/or in any way related to the use and sharing of any information in the consumer reports.
Notice of Availability of Filtering Software
Pursuant to the Communications Decency Act, all Users are hereby informed by SCC, the provider of this interactive computer service, that parental control protections (such as computer hardware, software, or filtering services) are commercially available that may assist in limiting access to material that is harmful to minors. A report detailing some of those protections can be found at http://www.ntia.doc.gov in the whitepaper entitled Children’s Internet Protection Act: Report on the Effectiveness of Internet Protection Measures and Safety Policies.
U.S. Export Controls
The Site is subject to United States export controls. No part of the Site may be exported or re-exported into any country to which the U.S. has embargoed goods or to anyone on the U.S. Treasury Department’s list of Specially Designated Nationals or the U.S. Commerce Department’s Table of Deny Orders. By using the Site, User represents and warrants that User is not located in, under the control of, or a national or resident of any such country or on any such list.
Use of Communication Services
The Site may contain bulletin board services, chat areas, blogs, news groups, forums, communities, personal web pages, calendars, and/or other message or communication facilities designed to enable you to communicate with the public at large or with a group (collectively, “Communication Services”), you agree to use the Communication Services only to post, send and receive messages and material that are proper and related to the particular Communication Service.
By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree that when using a Communication Service, you will not: defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others; publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information; upload files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy of publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents; upload files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another’s computer; advertise or offer to sell or buy any goods or services for any business purpose, unless such Communication Service specifically allows such messages; conduct or forward surveys, contests, pyramid schemes or chain letters; download any file posted by another user of a Communication Service that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner; falsify or delete any author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded, restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Communication Services; violate any code of conduct or other guidelines which may be applicable for any particular Communication Service; harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including e-mail addresses, without their consent; violate any applicable laws or regulations.
SCC has no obligation to monitor the Communication Services. However, SCC reserves the right to review materials posted to a Communication Service and to remove any materials in its sole discretion. SCC reserves the right to terminate your access to any or all of the Communication Services at any time without notice for any reason whatsoever.
SCC reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in SCC’s sole discretion.
Always use caution when giving out any personally identifying information about yourself or your children in any Communication Service. SCC does not control or endorse the content, messages or information found in any Communication Service and, therefore, SCC specifically disclaims any liability with regard to the Communication Services and any actions resulting from your participation in any Communication Service. Managers and hosts are not authorized SCC spokespersons, and their views do not necessarily reflect those of SCC.
Materials uploaded to a Communication Service may be subject to posted limitations on usage, reproduction and/or dissemination. You are responsible for adhering to such limitations if you upload the materials.
Materials provided to seniorcarecentral.net or posted on any SCC web page
SCC does not claim ownership of the materials you provide to seniorcarecentral.net (including feedback and suggestions) or post, upload, input or submit to any SCC Site or our associated services (collectively “Submissions”). However, by posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you are granting SCC, our affiliated companies and necessary sub-licensees permission to use your Submission in connection with the operation of their Internet businesses including, without limitation, the rights to: copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate and reformat your Submission; and to publish your name in connection with your Submission.
No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of your Submission, as provided herein. SCC is under no obligation to post or use any Submission you may provide and may remove any Submission at any time in SCC’s sole discretion.
By posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to your Submission as described in this section including, without limitation, all the rights necessary for you to provide, post, upload, input or submit the Submissions.
Third Party Accounts
You will be able to connect your SCC account to third party accounts. By connecting your SCC account to your third party account, you acknowledge and agree that you are consenting to the continuous release of information about you to others (in accordance with your privacy settings on those third party sites). If you do not want information about you to be shared in this manner, do not use this feature.
The Service is controlled, operated and administered by SCC from our offices within the USA. If you access the Service from a location outside the USA, you are responsible for compliance with all local laws. You agree that you will not use the SCC Content accessed through seniorcarecentral.net in any country or in any manner prohibited by any applicable laws, restrictions or regulations.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless SCC, its officers, directors, employees, agents and third parties, for any losses, costs, liabilities and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) relating to or arising out of your use of or inability to use the Site or services, any user postings made by you, your violation of any terms of this Agreement or your violation of any rights of a third party, or your violation of any applicable laws, rules or regulations. SCC reserves the right, at its own cost, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will fully cooperate with SCC in asserting any available defenses.
THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE MAY INCLUDE INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY ADDED TO THE INFORMATION HEREIN. SENIOR CARE CENTRAL, LLC AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR CHANGES IN THE SITE AT ANY TIME.
SCC reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to the Site and the related services or any portion thereof at any time, without notice.
You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and SCC as a result of this agreement or use of the Site. SCC’s performance of this agreement is subject to existing laws and legal process, and nothing contained in this agreement is in derogation of SCC’s right to comply with governmental, court and law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of the Site or information provided to or gathered by SCC with respect to such use. If any part of this agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the agreement shall continue in effect.
Unless otherwise specified herein, this agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the user and SCC with respect to the Site and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between the user and SCC with respect to the Site. A printed version of this agreement and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this agreement to the same extent an d subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form. It is the express wish to the parties that this agreement and all related documents be written in English.
Changes to Terms
SCC reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to change the Terms under which seniorcarecentral.net is offered. The most current version of the Terms will supersede all previous versions. SCC encourages you to periodically review the Terms to stay informed of our updates.
Jurisdiction and Venue
SCC welcomes your questions or comments regarding the Terms:Senior Care Central, LLC
183 Puma Lane Ridgway, Co., 81432
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Telephone number: 219-262-0798 | 800-842-9619
Effective as of November 01, 2012, updated November 20, 2015