Privacy Policy & Terms of Use

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Terms of Use

Use of material presented on this site (www.columbusck.com) (“Website”) is subject to the following Terms of Use. You agree to these Terms of Use by accessing this site. Alliance HealthCare Services, Inc. and its affiliated companies (”Alliance”) may at any time revise or modify these Terms of Use or impose new terms and conditions for use of this Website. Such changes, revisions, or modifications shall be effective immediately upon posting on this Website. Any use of this Website by you after such posting shall be deemed to constitute acceptance of such changes, revisions, or modifications.

Scope of Use

Alliance invites you to view, use, and download a single copy of this Website for your personal, noncommercial, and informational use. Except as otherwise provided in these Terms of Use, no part of any content or software on this Website may be copied, downloaded, or stored in a retrieval system for any other purpose, nor may it be redistributed for any purpose, without the express written permission of Alliance. You understand that Alliance may discontinue, change, or restrict your use of this Website for any reason without notice.

No Provision of Medical Advice

The content on this Website is intended to be a general information resource in regard to the subject matter covered, and is not intended or offered as medical advice and should not be relied upon as a substitute for consultations with qualified health professionals who are familiar with your individual medical needs. For specific questions about medical disorders or diseases, or other medical issues, contact your physician.

No Warranties

ALL CONTENT ON THIS WEBSITE IS PROVIDED TO YOU ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ACCURACY, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. ALLIANCE MAKES NO WARRANTY AS TO THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, CURRENCY, OR RELIABILITY OF ANY CONTENT AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS WEBSITE. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR VERIFYING ANY INFORMATION BEFORE RELYING ON IT. USE OF THIS WEBSITE AND THE CONTENT AVAILABLE ON THIS WEBSITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. ALLIANCE MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES THAT USE OF THIS WEBSITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR TAKING ALL NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS TO ENSURE THAT ANY CONTENT YOU OBTAIN FROM THIS WEBSITE IS FREE OF VIRUSES.

The above exclusions may not apply in jurisdictions that do not allow the exclusion of certain implied warranties.

Limitation of Liability

Your use of this Website, or any content on this Web site, is at your own risk. Under no circumstances and under no legal theory shall Alliance, its suppliers, or any other party involved in creating, producing, or delivering this Website’s content be liable to you or any other person for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, special, or punitive damages arising out of or in any way connected with access to or use of this Website, even if Alliance has been advised of the possibility of such damages, including but not limited to reliance by any party on any content obtained through the use of this Website, or that arises in connection with mistakes or omissions in, or delays in transmission of, information to or from the user, interruptions in telecommunications connections to this Website or viruses. Alliance periodically adds, changes, improves, or updates the information and documents on this Website without notice.

Indemnification

If you violate any of these Terms of Use or if you misuse this Website, you agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Alliance, its officers, directors, employees, and agents from any and all liability, including costs, expenses, and attorneys’ fees, that arise out of or are related to your violation or misuse.

Trademarks

All trademarks displayed on this site are owned exclusively by Alliance HealthCare Services, Inc. or are used by Alliance under license. These trademarks include marks that are registered and unregistered and include, but are not limited to, product brand names, slogans, and logos and emblems. The unauthorized use of any trademark owned or used by Alliance is strictly prohibited.

Service Marks

You may not use Alliance logos or design service marks (as opposed to our service marks consisting solely of words) under any circumstances without prior written authorization from Alliance. In addition, you may not use Alliance service marks, whether design or word marks, in any of the following ways: (i) in a non-Alliance service name or publication title; (ii) in, as, or as part of, your own service or trademarks; (iii) to identify products or services that are not Alliance’s; (iv) in a manner likely to cause confusion; (v) in a manner that implies inaccurately that we sponsor or endorse, or are otherwise connected with, your own activities, products, and services; (vi) as hidden or embedded text in web pages in an effort to cause a search of Alliance marks to result in a hit on a page not maintained by Alliance in a manner disparaging of Alliance.

Copyright

Copyright © 2014 Alliance HealthCare Services, Inc. All rights reserved. All text, images, graphics, animation, videos, music, sounds and other materials on this site including the overall design of this Website are subject to the copyrights and other intellectual property rights of Alliance, its affiliated companies and its licensors. Except pursuant to your Agreement with Alliance, these materials may not be copied for commercial use or distribution, nor may these materials be modified or reposted to other sites. Permission is granted to download and print materials from this Website subject to the following conditions: (i) the materials may be used solely for personal, noncommercial, and informational purposes; and (ii) the materials may not be modified. Any other copying, distribution, retransmission, or modification of information or materials on this Website (including without limitation the content, design and layout of this Website and Alliance logos), whether in electronic or hard copy form, without the express prior written permission of Alliance, is strictly prohibited.

Information, News, and Press Releases

This Website contains general information, news, and/or press releases in regard to the subject matter covered including information, news, and/or press releases about Alliance. While this information was believed to be accurate as of the date it was prepared, Alliance disclaims any duty or obligation to update this information, news, or any press releases. Information about companies other than Alliance contained in the news, press releases, or otherwise, should not be relied upon as being provided or endorsed by Alliance.

User Conduct

You understand that all information, data, text, photographs, graphics, messages, or other materials ("Content") publicly posted is the sole responsibility of the person from which such content originated. This means that you, and not Alliance, bear all risks and liabilities for all Content that you upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available to Alliance via the Website.

As a condition of your use of the Website you agree to not use the Website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices. You may not use the Website in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair any Alliance server, or the network(s) connected to any Alliance server, or interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of the Website. You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to services, materials, other accounts, computer systems or networks connected to any Alliance server or to the Website, 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 Website.

Furthermore, you agree not to use the Website to:

  1. Upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any Content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights ("Rights") of any party;
  2. Upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, "junk mail," "spam," "chain letters," "pyramid schemes," or any other form of solicitation. (Posting the same note more than once can be considered "spam" or "spamming");
  3. Upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;
  4. Upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any Content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable;
  5. Impersonate any person or entity, including, but not limited to, an Alliance employee, officer, agent, official, forum leader, guide or host, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;
  6. Forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any Content transmitted through the Website;
  7. Disrupt the normal flow of dialogue, cause a screen to "scroll" faster than other users of the Website are able to type, or otherwise act in a manner that negatively affects other users' ability to engage in real time exchanges;
  8. Intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, state, national or international law;
  9. "Stalk" or otherwise harass another; or
  10. Harvest or otherwise collect or store personal data about other users.

You acknowledge that Alliance and its agents and/or designees shall have the right (but not the obligation) in their sole discretion to refuse, move, edit, or delete any Content that is available on the Website. Alliance and its agents and/or designees shall have the right to remove any Content regardless of whether or not such communication(s) violate the User Agreement. You agree that you must evaluate, and bear all risks associated with the use of any Content, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of such Content.

You acknowledge and agree that Alliance may preserve Content and may also disclose Content if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to: (a) comply with legal process; (b) enforce the User Agreement; (c) respond to claims that any Content violates the rights of third-parties; or (d) protect the rights, property, or personal safety of Alliance, its users and the public.

User Submissions

By submitting communications or content to any part of the Website where such content would be viewable by the public (e.g. posting on a public forum/bulletin board or public chat or other public communication), you agree that such submission is non-confidential for all purposes. Any submission to this Website will be deemed and remain the property of Alliance. You represent or warrant that you and/or the owner of such content and that you and/or the owner of such content has expressly granted to Alliance a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, world-wide non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, create derivative works from, modify, publish, edit, translate, distribute, perform and display the communication or content in any media or medium, or any form, format, or forum now known or hereafter developed.

Links

If you use any links in this Website to websites not maintained by Alliance, you will leave Alliance’s Website. The linked sites are not under the control of Alliance, and Alliance is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site. We encourage users who leave our site to read the privacy statements of each and every linked website that they choose to visit. Alliance provides these links to you only as a convenience and the inclusion of any link does not imply recommendation, approval, or endorsement by Alliance of the site. Access to any other internet sites linked to this Website is at your own risk.

Security

This Website may require you to register or obtain a password prior to permitting access to this Website or certain services available on this site. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your registration information and password, and for all uses of your password, whether or not authorized by you.

Location and Governing Law

This Website is operated by Alliance from its offices in California, USA. The law of the State of California shall govern these Terms of Use, without reference to its choice of law rules. Alliance makes no representation that the information in this Website is appropriate or available for use in other locations, and access to this Website from territories where the content of this Website may be illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access this Website from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws.

Violations and Additional Policies

Alliance reserves the right to seek all remedies available at law and in equity for violations of these Terms of Use, including the right to block access from a particular internet address to this Website.

Securities Laws

This Website and the information contained herein do not constitute an offer or a solicitation of an offer for sale of any securities. None of the information contained herein is intended to be, and shall not be deemed to be, incorporated into any of Alliance’s securities-related filings or documents.