DISCLAIMER

DISCLAIMER

“The C Diff Foundation’s mission is to educate and advocate for Clostridium difficile infection prevention, treatments, support, and environmental safety worldwide.
 
The C Diff Foundation’s organization is comprised of 100% volunteering members who are dedicated to our mission and adhere to the Foundation’s Code of Ethics
which prohibits the endorsement and promotion of products, services, medications, or clinical studies in progress. 
 
All website entries, public presentations, and workshops are to raise C. diff. infection awareness in all areas of the C Diff Foundation’s mission statement, including infection prevention, sepsis, healthcare-associated infections, antimicrobial resistance, antibiotic stewardship and provide education on all the above.”

This website is not affiliated with, maintained, authorized, endorsed or sponsored by any other Foundation stating to be related to C. diff. or C. difficile or Clostridium difficile or a Foundation focused on education or advocacy of C. diff., C. difficile, or Clostridium difficile  or with the mission of its affiliates. This is an independent non-profit 501(c)3 registered Foundation.,  The site is is an unofficial site. All information (including news releases, articles, data, reports, abstracts, publications) contained on this site is UNofficial and subject to change without notice either by the C Diff Foundation or a third party.

C Diff Foundation owns and operates this site and http://www.cdiffsurvivors.org  which comprises
C. diff. Spores and More Global Broadcasting Network™, C. diff. Global Community Support®,
C. diff. Foundation Volunteer Patient Advocates®, and all  weekly newsletter and its companion promotional newsletter(collectively,
the “C. diff. Foundation Updates”)

Please do not cease in seeking medical treatment and medical care if any C. diff. symptoms are noticed or continue. Seek Medical attention immediately or contact your Primary Care Physician or go to the nearest Clinic/ER for medical treatment. The C Diff Foundation does not provide assessments or diagnosis and is not liable for decisions made solely based from the information provided here on the web-site. The foundation does not provide ancillary assistance with travel, or lodging. Information shared is for educational use only and to raise C. diff Infection  awareness world-wide. 

TERMS OF USE
AGREEMENT BETWEEN USER AND
C Diff Foundation, Inc.

This website is offered to you, the user, conditioned on your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions, and notices contained herein. Please read the information carefully. Your access to, and use of, this website constitutes your agreement to all such terms, conditions, and notices.

This website is not affiliated with, maintained, authorized, endorsed or sponsored by any other Foundation stating to be related to C. diff. or C. difficile or Clostridium difficile Foundation focused on education or advocacy of C. diff. or in the mission of its affiliates. This is an independent non-profit 501(c)3 registered Foundation.,  The site is is an unofficial site. All information (including news releases, articles, availability) contained on this site is UNofficial and subject to change without notice either by the C Diff Foundation or third party.

C Diff Foundation owns and operates this site and http://www.cdiffsurvivors.org  which comprises
C. diff. Spores and More Global Broadcasting Network™, C. diff. Global Community Support®,
C. diff. Foundation Volunteer Patient Advocates®, and all  weekly newsletter and its companion promotional newsletter(collectively,
the “C. diff. Foundation Updates”)

COPYRIGHT AND TRADEMARK NOTICES

C. diff. Spores and More Global Broadcasting Network , Cdiff Radio, and C. diff. Global Community Support names are trademarks or registered trademarks of the C Diff Foundation and/or . No infringement on the C Diff Foundation trademarks is intended.  C Diff Foundation does not make any claim to any intellectual property rights associated with and other Foundations  or any of the other third parties mentioned on this website..

Everything you see, hear or read on this site, all materials, images, illustrations, data, designs, icons, photographs, video clips and written material that is part of this site (unless otherwise noted) is the property of C Diff Foundation and Copyright ©2013-2016 and Copyright © C Diff Foundation 6931 Ian Court #14,, New Port Richey, FL 34653 U.S.A. All rights reserved.

C Diff Foundation expressly disclaims any representations or warranties that your use of materials displayed on this site will not infringe rights of third parties not owned by or affiliated with C Diff Foundation.

Images of people or places displayed on this site are the property of C Diff Foundation unless otherwise noted. The use of these images by you, or anyone else authorized by you is strictly prohibited unless specifically permitted in writing by C Diff Foundation Board Members. Any unauthorized use of the images may violate laws including, but not limited to, copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity and communications regulations and statutes.

All other product or brand names are trademarks of their respective owners.

COPYRIGHT POLICY – C Diff Foundation respects the intellectual property rights of others and expects users of its services to do the same. We will respond to notices of alleged copyright infringement that comply with applicable law and are properly provided to us. If you believe that your content has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide us with the following information: (i) a physical or electronic signature of the copyright owner or a person authorized to act on their behalf; (ii) identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed; (iii) identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material; (iv) your contact information, including your address, telephone number, and an email address; (v) a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and (vi) a statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and, under penalty of perjury, that you are authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner.

We reserve the right to remove content alleged to be infringing without prior notice, at our sole discretion, and without liability to you. In appropriate circumstances, C Diff Foundation will also terminate a user’s account if the user is determined to be a repeat infringer. Our designated copyright agent for notice of alleged copyright infringement appearing on the services is:

C Diff Foundation, 6931 Ian Court #14, New Port Richey, FL 34653

PERSONAL AND NONCOMMERCIAL USE LIMITATION

This website is for your personal information, education, communication,  and noncommercial use. You are authorized to make a single, one-time, copy of a document or part of a document published on this Site for your personal use provided that our copyright notice is clearly displayed on your copy. You are not authorized to download documents, parts of documents, logos and other materials from our Site for your own commercial or online purposes without our prior written consent. 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 found on, or obtained from, this web site.

SURVEYS & CONTESTS

From time to time our site requests information from users via surveys. Participation in these surveys is completely voluntary and the user therefore has a choice whether or not to disclose this information. The requested information typically includes contact information (such as name and mailing address), and may include demographic information (such as ZIP code). Contact information will be used (shared with the contest/survey sponsors. Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of this site. Users’ personally identifiable information is not shared with third parties unless we give prior notice and choice. Surveys are not open to users under the age of 18.

LIABILITY DISCLAIMER

Although the C Diff Foundation works very hard to provide you with the most current and accurate information on this site, C Diff Foundation does not warrant or represent that anything you see on this Site is up-to-date, error-free or complete. Your access to and use of the services or any content are at your own risk. You understand and agree that the services are provided to you on an “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE” basis. Without limiting the foregoing, to the maximum extent permitted under applicable law, C DIFF FOUNDATION  DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. C Diff Foundation makes no warranty and disclaims all responsibility and liability for: (i) the completeness, accuracy, availability, timeliness, security or reliability of the website or related services; (ii) any harm to your computer system, loss of data, or other harm that results from your access to or use of the website or related services; (iii) the deletion of, or the failure to store or to transmit, any Content and other communications maintained by the Services; and (iv) whether the website or related services will meet your requirements or be available on an uninterrupted, secure, or error-free basis. No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained from the C Diff Foundation, will create any support not expressly made herein. While we may periodically add, modify or delete any of the information on this site, C Diff Foundation does not make any commitment or assume any obligation or duty to do so. If you find information on the site that is incorrect, please contact us.

IN NO EVENT SHALL C DIFF FOUNDATION AND/OR ITS SUBSIDIARIES OR SPONSORS OR ADVERTISERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES INCLUDING LOSS OF PROFITS OR DATA, WHETHER BASED UPON AN ACTION IN CONTRACT OR TORT, AND REGARDLESS OF WHETHER SUCH A CAUSE OF ACTION ARISES OUT OF THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THIS SITE. BECAUSE SOME JURISDICTIONS PROHIBIT THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

If this disclaimer should fail of its essential purpose, then the user agrees that any claim against C Diff Foundation shall be limited to the claimant’s actual damages or $100.00 whichever is less. If the user is unwilling to be bound by this site’s limitation on liability and damages, then the user is prohibited from any use of this site. These limitations shall apply to any other theory of liability, whether based in warranty, contact, statute, tort (including negligence) or otherwise, and whether or not C Diff Foundation has been informed of the possibility of such damage, and even if a remedy set forth herein is found to have failed its essential purpose.

C Diff Foundation  assumes no responsibility, and shall not be liable for, any damages to, or viruses that may infect your computer equipment (including hardware, software, peripherals, files and databases) or other property on account of your access to, use of, or browsing in this site, or your downloading of any materials, data, text, graphics, images, audio or video from this site.

UNLAWFUL OR PROHIBITED USE

As a condition of your use of this web site, you warrant to C Diff Foundation that you will not use this Site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices. You shall comply with all applicable laws, statutes, ordinances and regulations regarding your use of the Site and posting and retrieval of information on the site. You are responsible for paying and/or collecting and remitting all applicable fees and taxes imposed upon you by the appropriate governmental entity and incurred in connection with your access to our servers.

LINKS TO THIRD-PARTY SITES

This site contains hyperlinks to web sites operated by parties other than C Diff Foundation. Such hyperlinks are provided for your reference and convenience only. C Diff Foundation does not control such websites, may not have reviewed such websites and expressly disclaims any responsibility for their contents. The inclusion of hyperlinks to such websites does not imply (and C Diff Foundation expressly disclaims) any endorsement of the material on such web sites or any association with their operators. Linking to any off-site pages is at your own risk.

EMAILS AND SUBMITTED MATERIAL

Any communication or material you transmit or submit to this site or C Diff Foundation by electronic mail or other means, including any data, questions, comments, stories, suggestions, will be treated as non confidential and non-proprietary. Anything you transmit, submit or post to this site may be used by C Diff Foundation for any purpose, publication, broadcast and posting without any further consent from, or notice to, you. C Diff Foundation is free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques contained in any communication you send to the site for any purpose whatsoever including, but not limited to, developing, manufacturing, marketing products or services using such information.

By communicating with C Diff Foundation in writing, by telephone, by mail, you grant a nonexclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, and fully assignable and sub-licensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, and display such content throughout the world in any media. You grant C Diff Foundation the right to use the name that you submit in connection with such content. You represent and warrant that you own or otherwise have the rights to the content that you submit; that the content is accurate; that use of the content you supply does not violate this policy and will not cause injury to any person or entity; that you have not removed any watermarks or markings intended to show ownership, and that you will indemnify, defend and hold harmless, C Diff Foundation for all claims resulting from content you supply. C Diff Foundation has the right but not the obligation to monitor and edit or remove any activity or content. C Diff Foundation takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any content posted by you or any third party.

GENERAL

Any claim relating to this agreement or the materials shall by governed by the laws of the State of Florida, United States of America, exclusive of the choice of law rules thereof. This agreement constitutes the entire agreement of the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof and supersedes all prior oral and written agreements. No failure or delay on the part of C Diff Foundation in exercising any right or remedy here-under or enforcing the terms and conditions of this agreement will operate as a waiver thereof. If any part or provision of this agreement is found to be invalid, unenforceable or void, then the remaining portion shall remain in full force and effect. Headings are for convenience only and not for use in interpretation of this agreement. The parties agree that the operative state of Federal court covering Pasco County, Florida, shall be the sole venue for any dispute arising out of their relationship, and hereby consent to jurisdiction of the Court.

You agree that no joint venture, affiliation, partnership, employment,  exists between you and the C Diff Foundation as a result of this agreement or use of this web site.

C Diff Foundation is concerned with protecting your privacy. Names, addresses, email addresses and personal information shared with the C Diff Foundation will not be made public or shared with third parties without prior consent and in writing.  All telephone Hotline support calls are confidential and although circumstances and similar situations/symptoms/diagnosis may arise, names and personal information will not be made public without prior consent and in writing.   This policy may be changed at any time, with or without written notice and your continued use of this website will be considered agreement to the applicable terms of service. All changes to the privacy policy will be posted on this site.

Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.

SPECIAL NOTICE TO CHILDRENIF YOU ARE UNDER 18 YEARS OLD, PLEASE HAVE YOUR PARENT/GUARDIAN READ THIS POLICY COMPLETELY. PLEASE ASK YOUR PARENT/GUARDIAN TO EXPLAIN IT TO YOU IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS. In compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA)  C Diff Foundation will not collect personal information from anyone under the ages of 13. If you are under the age of 13, you are not permitted to submit any information to info@cdifffoundation.org

CHANGES TO THIS AGREEMENT

C Diff Foundation  may at any time in its sole discretion modify the terms of access to this Site. Your continued use of the Site following any such modification, shall be deemed acceptance of such modification.

If you have any questions about the Terms of Use, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this website, please contact us.

ENTIRE AGREEMENT

These terms, along with our Privacy Policy, are the entire and exclusive agreement between C Diff Foundation and you regarding the information provided (excluding any services for which you have a separate agreement that is explicitly in addition or in place of these Terms) and these terms supersede and replace any prior agreements between the C Diff Foundation and you regarding the information provided on this web-site.

These Terms of Use were last reviewed/modified on January, 2016.

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