Fractured Atlas Web Site Terms of Use

Acceptance of Terms

The services that Fractured Atlas provides to you through the web site fracturedatlas.org are subject to the following Terms of Use ("TOU"). Fractured Atlas reserves the right to update the TOU at any time without notice to you by posting said update to the web site. The most current version of the TOU can be reviewed by clicking on the "Terms of Use" hypertext link located at the bottom of our web pages.

Description of Services

Through its web site, Fractured Atlas provides you with access to a variety of resources, including a news release database and distribution system, a job center, communication forums, and multiple ways of accessing and using Fractured Atlas's member benefits (collectively "Services"). The Services, including any updates, enhancements, new features, and/or the addition of any new Web properties, are subject to the TOU.

Personal and Non-Commercial Use Limitation

Unless otherwise specified, the Services are for your personal and non-commercial use. You may not modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any information, software, products or services obtained from the Services.

Privacy and Protection of Personal Information

See our Privacy Policy disclosure relating to the collection and use of your information.

Notice Specific to Documents Available on this Website

Permission to use Documents (such as healthcare brochures, press releases, applications and FAQs) from the Services is granted, provided that (1) use of such Documents from the Services is for informational and non-commercial or personal use only and will not be copied or posted on any network computer or broadcast in any media, and (2) no modifications of any Documents are made. You understand that any documents made available on this web site are to be used by Fractured Atlas members and/or constituents for the purpose of assisting them in their personal use of the Services. Use for any other purpose is expressly prohibited by law. Documents specified above do not include the design or layout of the fracturedatlas.org web site or any other Fractured Atlas owned, operated, licensed or controlled site. Elements of Fractured Atlas web sites are protected by trade dress, trademark, unfair competition, and other laws and may not be copied or imitated in whole or in part. No logo, graphic, sound or image from any Fractured Atlas site may be copied or retransmitted unless expressly permitted by Fractured Atlas. Fractured Atlas and/or its respective partners and affiliates make no representations about the suitability or accuracy of the information contained in the documents and related graphics published as part of the Services for any purpose. All such documents and related graphics are provided "as is" without warranty of any kind. Fractured Atlas and/or its respective partners and affiliates hereby disclaim all warranties and conditions with regard to this information, including all warranties and conditions of merchantability, whether express, implied or statuatory, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement. In no event shall Fractured Atlas and/or its respective partners or affiliates be liable for any damages whatsoever resulting from the use or loss or use of any documents, information, or tools published or made available on this web site, whether in an action of contract, negligence, or other tortious action.

Membership, Password, and Security

Many of the Services require you to be a member of Fractured Atlas, and to be eligible to use those Services you must complete the registration process by providing us with current, complete and accurate information as prompted by the applicable registration form, as well as pay any relevant membership dues, enrollment fees, and/or renewal fees. When you join Fractured Atlas, you will choose a password and a user name. You are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your user name and password. Furthermore, you are entirely responsible for any and all activities that occur under your account. You agree to notify Fractured Atlas immediately of any unauthorized use of your account or any other breach of security. Fractured Atlas will not be liable for any loss that you may incur as a result of someone else using your password or account, either with or without your knowledge. However, you could be held liable for losses incurred by Fractured Atlas or another party due to someone else using your account or password. You may not use anyone else's account at any time, without the express permission of both the account holder and Fractured Atlas.

No Unlawful or Prohibited Use

As a condition of your use of the Services, you will not use the Services for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices. You may not use the Services in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair any Fractured Atlas server, or the network(s) connected to any Fractured Atlas server, or interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of any Services. You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to any Services, other accounts, computer systems or networks connected to any Fractured Atlas server or to any of the Services, through hacking, password mining or any other means. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available through the Services.

Use of Services

The Services may contain e-mail services, bulletin board services, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities, personal web pages, calendars, photo albums, file cabinets and/or other message or communication facilities designed to enable you to communicate with others (each a "Communication Service" and collectively "Communication Services"). You agree to use the Communication Services only to post, send and receive messages and material that are proper and, when applicable, related to the particular Communication Service. By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree that when using the Communication Services, you will not:

Fractured Atlas has no obligation to monitor the Communication Services. However, Fractured Atlas reserves the right to review materials posted to the Communication Services and to remove any materials in its sole discretion. Fractured Atlas reserves the right to terminate your access to any or all of the Communication Services at any time, without notice, for any reason whatsoever. Fractured Atlas reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as it deems 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 it's sole discretion. Always use caution when giving out any personally identifiable information about yourself or your children in any Communication Services. Fractured Atlas does not control or endorse the content, messages or information found in any Communication Services and, therefore, Fractured Atlas specifically disclaims any liability with regard to the Communication Services and any actions resulting from your participation in any Communication Services. Moderators are not authorized Fractured Atlas spokespersons, and their views do not necessarily reflect those of Fractured Atlas. Materials uploaded to the Communication Services may be subject to posted limitations on usage, reproduction and/or dissemination; you are responsible for adhering to such limitations if you download the materials.

Materials Provided to Fractured Atlas or Posted at any Fractured Atlas Website

Fractured Atlas does not claim ownership of the materials you provide to Fractured Atlas (including feedback and suggestions) or post, upload, input or submit to any Services or its associated services for review by the general public, or by the members of any public or private community, (each a "Submission" and collectively "Submissions"). However, by posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting ("Posting") your Submission you are granting Fractured Atlas, its affiliated companies and necessary sublicensees permission to use your Submission in connection with the operation of their Internet businesses (including, without limitation, all Fractured Atlas Services), including, without limitation, the license rights to: copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate and reformat your Submission; to publish your name in connection with your Submission; and the right to sublicense such rights to any supplier of the Services. No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of your Submission, as provided herein. Fractured Atlas is under no obligation to post or use any Submission you may provide and Fractured Atlas may remove any Submission at any time in its sole discretion. By Posting a Submission you warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to your Submission as described in these Terms of Use including, without limitation, all the rights necessary for you to provide, post, upload, input or submit the Submissions. In addition to the warranty and representation set forth above, by Posting a Submission that contain images, photographs, pictures or that are otherwise graphical in whole or in part ("Images"), you warrant and represent that (a) you are the copyright owner of such Images, or that the copyright owner of such Images has granted you permission to use such Images or any content and/or images contained in such Images consistent with the manner and purpose of your use and as otherwise permitted by these Terms of Use and the Services, (b) you have the rights necessary to grant the licenses and sublicenses described in these Terms of Use, and (c) that each person depicted in such Images, if any, has provided consent to the use of the Images as set forth in these Terms of Use, including, by way of example, and not as a limitation, the distribution, public display and reproduction of such Images. By Posting Images, you are granting (a) to all members of your private community (for each such Images available to members of such private community), and/or (b) to the general public (for each such Images available anywhere on the Services, other than a private community), permission to use your Images in connection with the use, as permitted by these Terms of Use, of any of the Services, (including, by way of example, and not as a limitation, making prints and gift items which include such Images), and including, without limitation, a non-exclusive, world-wide, royalty-free license to: copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate and reformat your Images without having your name attached to such Images, and the right to sublicense such rights to any supplier of the Services. The licenses granted in the preceding sentences for a Images will terminate at the time you completely remove such Images from the Services, provided that, such termination shall not affect any licenses granted in connection with such Images prior to the time you completely remove such Images. No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of your Images.