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1. Medical disclaimer
All information contained on this website, including information relating to orthodontic, dental, medical and health conditions, and products and treatments, is for informational purposes only. This information should not be considered complete and is not intended to be used in place of a patient visit, call, consultation or advice of an orthodontist, dentist or medical professional, or any information contained on or in any product packaging or labels. Information obtained by using the website is not exhaustive and does not cover all orthodontic or dental procedures or treatments. The information on this website and any link to other sites is for informational purposes only and is not intended to provide medical advice for any specific medical condition you may have. This website does not create a doctor/patient relationship.
2. Use of the website's content
Except as expressly provided above, nothing contained in this website will be construed as conferring by implication, estoppel, or otherwise any license or right under any copyright, patent, trademark or other intellectual property right of Align or any third party.
3. User conduct
You agree, among other things, not to use the website to:
- post or transmit any material that is unrelated to the subject matter of the website;
- violate or solicit the violation of any applicable local, state, federal or international law or regulation;
- violate the rights of any third party, including but not limited to intellectual property rights, contractual rights, and privacy or publicity rights;
- interfere with or disrupt the website, computer servers or boards accessible through the website;
- intentionally seek information on, obtain copies of or modify files or other data or passwords belonging to other users without permission; or harvest usernames, e-mail addresses or other personal information for any purpose;
- impersonate any person, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;
- defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten, or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others; use racially, ethnically, or otherwise offensive language; or discuss or incite illegal activity; or use explicit/obscene language or solicit/post sexually explicit images (actual or simulated);
- promote information that you know to be false or misleading or that promotes or facilitates illegal activities, piracy, or conduct that is abusive, threatening, obscene, defamatory or libelous; and
- engage in or facilitate the transmission of unsolicited mass mailing or spamming.
If you do use the website to commit any of the above, Align may, at its sole discretion, immediately terminate your ability to use the website and prosecute you to the fullest extent allowed by law.
4. Feedback and content submission
5. Modification and termination of website
Align reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the website (or any part of it) with or without notice. You agree that Align will not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the website. Align may also make improvements and/or changes in the products, services and/or the programs described in this website at any time without notice. However, Align disclaims any responsibility to update, improve or change this website.
6. Other websites and resources
Third parties using the website may provide links or access to other websites and resources. Because Align has no control over such sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that Align is not responsible for the availability of such sites or resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. You further acknowledge and agree that Align will not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or websites available on or through any such site or resource.
We may collect registration and other information about you through the website. Our collection and use of this information is governed by our Privacy Statement available. The Privacy Statement also explains how your information is used and who has access to it.
Additionally, by using the website, you acknowledge and agree that Internet transmissions are never completely private or secure. You understand that any message or information you send to the website may be read or intercepted by others, even if there is a special notice that a particular transmission is encrypted.
8. Disclaimer of Warranties
SUBJECT TO SECTION 10 BELOW, YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE AND WEBSITE CONTENT IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE WEBSITE AND WEBSITE CONTENT ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS-IS" AND "AS-AVAILABLE" BASIS AND FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY. ALIGN EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. WE DO NOT GUARANTEE THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS OR USEFULNESS OF THE WEBSITE AND WEBSITE CONTENT, AND YOU RELY ON THE WEBSITE AND WEBSITE CONTENT AT YOUR OWN RISK. ANY MATERIAL OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK, AND YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE USE, DOWNLOADING OR ACCESSING OF ANY MATERIAL THROUGH THE WEBSITE. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM ALIGN OR THROUGH OR FROM THE WEBSITE WILL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THESE TERMS.
9. Limitation of Liability
SUBJECT TO SECTION 10 BELOW, THE MATERIAL ON THIS WEBSITE IS PROVIDED WITHOUT ANY GUARANTEES, WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS TO ITS ACCURACY, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. ALIGN AND ANY OTHER PARTY INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING OR DISTRIBUTING THE WEBSITE, AND THEIR OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, SUBSIDIARIES, EMPLOYEES, AFFILIATES, AGENTS, PARTNER, SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS (THE "RELEASED PARTIES") WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF ALIGN HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF THESE DAMAGES) RESULTING FROM YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE AND WEBSITE CONTENT. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL THE RELEASED PARTIES TOTAL LIABILITY OF ALL KINDS ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE AND WEBSITE CONTENT (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO WARRANTY CLAIMS), REGARDLESS OF THE FORUM AND REGARDLESS OF WHETHER ANY ACTION OR CLAIM IS BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, EXCEEDS THE SUM OF ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100). THIS DOES NOT AFFECT ALIGN'S LIABILITY FOR DEATH OR PERSONAL INJURY ARISING FROM ITS NEGLIGENCE, NOR FOR FRAUDULENT MISREPRESENTATION, OR ANY OTHER LIABILITY WHICH CANNOT BE EXCLUDED OR LIMITED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.
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11. Intellectual Property, software and content
Unless otherwise indicated, Align owns the copyright and other intellectual property rights in the content of this website. Please don’t infringe those rights. While you may browse or print the content for your non-commercial or personal use, you must obtain our prior written permission if you’d like to use, copy or reproduce any part of the website for any other purpose. All trade marks appearing on this website belong to their respective owners.
12. Copyright/ Intellectual Property Infringement
Align respects the intellectual property rights of others, and requires you to do the same. It is the policy of Align to terminate immediately the access privileges of those who infringe the copyright or intellectual property rights of others. If you believe that your work has been posted on the website in a way that constitutes copyright or other intellectual property infringement, please contact Align at the address below and provide the following information: (1) an electronic or physical signature of the person authorised to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright or intellectual property interest; (2) a description of the work that you claim has been infringed, and identification of the URL or other specific location on the website where the material that you claim is infringing is located; (3) your address, telephone number and e-mail address; (4) a statement by you that you have a good-faith belief that the disputed use is not authorised by the owner, its agent, or the law; and (5) a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the owner or authorised to act on the owner's behalf.
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15. Legal Disputes
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