CONNEQT TERMS OF SERVICE

Acceptance of Terms

Conneqt welcomes you to its Online legal and health care provider database, marketing platform, subscription, service, mobile application, and related products (the “Service”). By using this Service, you are agreeing to the following Terms of Service (“TOS”), whether or not you are a registered end user of Conneqt. The TOS may be updated from time to time without notice to you. However, you can always find the latest TOS at the CONNEQT® Terms of Service and should check regularly for updates and changes.

YOU AGREE THAT BY ACCESSING THE SITE, YOU HAVE READ, UNDERSTOOD, AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY ALL OF THESE TERMS OF USE. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH ALL OF THESE TERMS OF USE, THEN YOU ARE EXPRESSLY PROHIBITED FROM USING THE SITE AND YOU MUST DISCONTINUE USE IMMEDIATELY.

You will be subject to and will be deemed to have been made aware of and to have accepted, the changes in any revised Terms of Use by your continued use of the Site after the date such revised Terms of Use are posted. The information provided on the Site is not intended for distribution to or use by any person or entity in any jurisdiction or country where such distribution or use would be contrary to law or regulation or which would subject us to any registration requirement within such jurisdiction or country. Accordingly, those persons who choose to access the Site from other locations do so on their own initiative and are solely responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable.

Description of Service

CONNEQT® makes available a collection of resources to its registered end users as the Service. Registered end-users can create, view, transmit, and manage Content (as defined by Section 4 below). Non-registered users can browse content on Conneqt that does not require a login

Unless explicitly stated otherwise, any new features which augment or enhance the Service, including without limitation the release of new CONNEQT® properties, are subject to the then current TOS. 

All users must abide by the TOS. If a user fails to follow any of the guidelines and/or rules of behavior, CONNEQT® can discontinue their ability to use the site at any time. In addition, we have the right to delete any piece of Content, and provide comment on any topic or profile we find objectionable in our reasonable discretion.

You may only use this website for purposes expressly permitted by the TOS. As a condition of your use of CONNEQT®, you represent and warrant to Conneqt that you will not use the website and any Service for any purpose that is unlawful, offensive, and/or prohibited by this TOS.

You alone are totally responsible for any activity that takes place on CONNEQT® under your name and password. If you become aware of any unauthorized use of your username and/or password it is your responsibility to notify CONNEQT® immediately. It is up to you to maintain the confidentiality of your password and username at all times.

You understand that you may receive business-related communications from CONNEQT® such as Service announcements and account administrative notices and you agree that these communications are not “unsolicited commercial email advertisements” and thus, subject to all applicable laws, you agree to receive them, and you will not be able to opt out of receiving such communications.

You understand that you are responsible for obtaining access to the Service and that access may involve third party fees. You are totally responsible for obtaining such access and paying those fees.

THE CONNEQT® SERVICES AND WEBSITE ARE NOT INTENDED TO BE ACCESSED OR USED BY ANYONE UNDER THE AGE OF 18.

End-User Responsibilities.

  • You are responsible for all use of the services under your CONNEQT® account. You are solely responsible for your own communications and Content including any customer data, protected health information, social security number, images, graphics, text, audio, video, email, links, and/or screen names you upload under your CONNEQT® account. You agree to use the Service in a manner that is legal and proper.
  • You must not abuse, defame, harass, stalk, threaten, intimidate, or otherwise violate the legal rights of others.
  • You must not violate the privacy or publicity rights of others.
  • You must not upload, post or link to any material that is inappropriate, defamatory, infringing, obscene, vulgar, libelous, racially or ethnically hateful, objectionable, or unlawful (or promote or provide instructional information about illegal activities or communications that could reasonably cause damage, loss, harm, or injury to any individual or group).
  • You must not post, upload or link to (a) anything that promotes or distributes pyramid schemes or chain letters, or (b) other disruptive, illegal or immoral communications of any kind.
  • You must not post, upload or link to anything that could potentially exploit or harm children by exposing them to inappropriate Content, asking for personally identifiable details or information, or otherwise exposing them to materials or information which in any way could cause damage, injury, or harm of any kind.
  • You must not post, upload or link to anything that harvests or otherwise collects information about other users, including without limitation addresses, phone numbers, e-mail addresses, and/or health or financial information of any kind, without the users’ prior express consent in each instance.
  • You must not post, upload or link to anything that advertises any commercial endeavor (e.g., offering for sale any products or services) or otherwise engages in any commercial activity (e.g., conducting raffles or contests, displaying sponsorship banners, and/or soliciting goods or services), or solicits funds, advertisers or sponsors for any purpose.
  • You must not upload or post anything that infringes any patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret or other intellectual property or other legal right of a third party without prior written permission from the third party in each instance, which written permission you agree to disclose to us at any time on our request (subject to all applicable laws). You must not intentionally download any material that you know or should reasonably know cannot be distributed legally.
  • You must not impersonate another person, group of people, or entity at any times, which includes not using anyone else’s username or password.
  • You must not use the CONNEQT® Service for any illegal, immoral, or unauthorized purpose.
  • You must abide by all applicable Federal, State and local laws. If you are outside the United States, you must comply with all local laws as well with respect to your Online conduct and acceptable Content including without limitation the exportation of data to the United States or to your country or residence.
  • You must not transmit any viruses, worms, defects, Trojan horses, or any items and/or computer code, files or programs of a destructive nature and/or otherwise designed to interrupt or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications device.
  • You must not transmit or allow access or distribution of any spiders, robots or other information gathering computer programs or routines or their equivalents on or in the Service.
  • You must not interfere with or disrupt the Service or servers or networks connected with the Service or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies, or regulations of networks connected to the Service.
  • You cannot create end-user accounts under any false or fraudulent pretenses (including by automated means).
  • You must not retrieve, store or collect personal information about any user for any unauthorized purpose, and may not retrieve, store, or collect personal information about any user for any valid purpose without such user’s prior written consent in each instance (and acknowledgment that they are at least 13 years of age).
  • You must not engage in any “spamming” of any kind, including without limitation ad spamming in violation of the CAN-SPAM Act of 2003.

YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT IF YOU VIOLATE ANY OF THE RULES OF BEHAVIOR, CONNEQT® CAN TERMINATE YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE IMMEDIATELY WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE AND WITHOUT ANY RIGHT OF REFUND, SET-OFF, OR HEARING.

Content

As a registered end-user, you will be able to upload and manage a variety of materials and contact information, including but not limited to text, audio, video, photographs, graphics, chat window correspondence, message board text, protected health information, and other materials (“Content”). This means that you have sole responsibility, not CONNEQT®, for all of the Content that you manage under your account, in email, in transit, or otherwise. Any Content that you write, transmit, receive, upload, or link to on CONNEQT® is entirely your responsibility.

CONNEQT® shall have no liability of any kind with respect to any Content uploaded, transmitted, received, or managed by you or other users of the Service. You agree that you must assess and bear all risks associated with your use of any Content. 

Links

If CONNEQT® contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your convenience only. This includes links contained in advertisements, including banner advertisements and sponsored links. This also includes links to websites of legal and health care providers in the CONNEQT® database.  CONNEQT® has no control over the contents of those sites or resources and accepts no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. If you decide to access any of the third-party sites linked to CONNEQT® , you do so entirely at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for such sites.

Disclaimer

THE SITE AND CONNEQT® SERVICES ARE PROVIDED ON AN AS-IS AND AS-AVAILABLE BASIS. YOU AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE SITE AND OUR SERVICES WILL BE AT YOUR SOLE RISK. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, WE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN CONNECTION WITH THE SITE AND YOUR USE THEREOF, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. WE MAKE NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THE SITE’S CONTENT. 

No Warranty

CONNEQT® MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT (1) THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, (2) THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, (3) THE RESULTS OF USING THE SERVICE WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE, (4) THE QUALITY OF ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES, INFORMATION, OR OTHER MATERIAL PURCHASED OR OBTAINED THROUGH YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS, OR (5) THAT THE SOFTWARE WILL BE ERROR-FREE AND/OR ANY ERRORS IN THE SOFTWARE WILL BE CORRECTED.

Limitations of Liability

You expressly understand and agree that CONNEQT® will not be liable to you for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential, exemplary, or punitive damages, including but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data, or other intangible losses, even if CONNEQT® has been advised of the possibility of such damages or such damages were reasonably foreseeable, resulting from the use or the inability to use the Service, unauthorized access to or alteration of your transmissions or data, statements or conduct of any third party including advertisers on the Service, the cost of procurement of substitute goods and services resulting from any goods, data, information or services purchased or obtained or messages received or transactions entered into through or from the Service, and/or any other matter relating to the Service. In no event will CONNEQT® be liable to you for any amount of money over One Hundred U.S. Dollars ($100.00), which you acknowledge to be a fair and reasonable sum in the event of any loss by you of any kind.

Indemnity

You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold CONNEQT® , its subsidies, affiliates, officers, agents, and other partners and employees, harmless from any and all loss, cost, injury, liability, claims, damages, or demand of any kind, including actual attorney’s fees and related costs, made by or arising out of your use of the Service in violation of these TOS and/or your violation of any rights of another or any applicable law, rule or regulation.

No Resale of Service

You agree not to, without the express prior written consent of CONNEQT® in each instance to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell, or exploit, for any commercial or other purposes, any portion of the Service, source code, graphical user interfaces, templates, training resources, or content or other information or materials of any kind that you do not own.

Modification and Termination of the Service

CONNEQT® reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Service (or any part thereof) with or without notice. You agree that CONNEQT® will not be liable to you or any third party for the consequences of any modification, suspension, or discontinuance of the Service.

CONNEQT® Privacy Policy

Personal and certain other information is subject to our Privacy Policy. As a condition of using the Service you agree to the terms of the Privacy Policy, as it may be changed and updated from time to time. You agree that your use of this Service is subject to the Privacy Policy and therefore agree that you will not use this Service unless and until you review the Privacy Policy and agree with its terms in its entirety.

End-user Accounts

In order to use certain aspects of the Service you are required to create a user account with a username and password. Registered end users are subject to the following specific terms in addition to all of the other terms in this Agreement:

  • In consideration of your use of the Service, you represent that you are of legal age to form a binding contract, which is eighteen (18) years of age in the United States and are not a person barred from receiving the Services under the laws of the United States or other applicable jurisdiction.
  • You agree to provide true, accurate, current, and complete information as required on the Service’s Registration Form. If you provide any information that is untrue, incomplete, not current, or inaccurate, CONNEQT® has the right to suspend or terminate your account and refuse your current or future use of the Service (or any portion thereof).
  • You agree that CONNEQT® may, under certain circumstances and without prior notice, immediately terminate your end-user account, any associated username and/or access to the Service. Cause for such termination includes:(i) a breach or violation of the TOS or other CONNEQT® policies, guidelines, or rules (including without limitation the Privacy Policy), (ii) your engagement in fraudulent or illegal activity, (iii) unexpected technical or security issues, and (iv) requests by law enforcement or other government agencies. 
  • You are responsible for any activities that take place under your username and password. If you become aware of any unauthorized use of your password or account, or any other breach of security, contact CONNEQT® immediately. It is up to you to maintain the confidentiality of your password and account. CONNEQT® is not responsible or liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with the provisions of these terms.

Subscription and Payments for Legal and Health Care Providers in the CONNEQT® Database

CONNEQT® subscriptions are charged to your credit card monthly on a month-to-month plan or on a yearly plan or otherwise according to your plan contract. We may change prices at any time. All payments are in US dollars. You agree to pay all charges or fees at the prices then in effect for your purchases, and you authorize us to charge your chosen payment provider for any such amounts upon making your purchase. If your purchase is subject to recurring charges, then you consent to our charging your payment method on a recurring basis without requiring your prior approval for each recurring charge, until you notify us of your cancellation. We reserve the right to correct any errors or mistakes in pricing, even if we have already requested or received payment. We also reserve the right to refuse any order placed through the Site.

Subscription Cancellation

You may cancel your CONNEQT® subscription any time by contacting support at [email protected]

CONNEQT® Proprietary Rights, Patent Pending, Trademarks, and Copyrights

You acknowledge and agree that the Service and any necessary software used in connection with the Service (“Software”) contains proprietary and confidential information that is the property of CONNEQT® and its licensors and is protected by applicable intellectual property and other laws. No rights or title of to any of the Software used in connection with any Service is provided, transferred, or assigned to you. Except as expressly authorized by CONNEQT® , you agree not to modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute, or create derivative works based on the Service or Software, in whole or in part, at any time. You also acknowledge CONNEQT’s exclusive rights in the CONNEQT® trademark and service mark. Trademarks, service marks, logos, and copyright-protectable works appearing on CONNEQT® are the property of CONNEQT® or the party that provided such intellectual property to CONNEQT® . CONNEQT® and any party that provides intellectual property to CONNEQT® retains all rights with respect to any of their respective intellectual property appearing on CONNEQT® , and no rights in such materials are transferred or assigned to you, in whole or in part, at any time.

Electronic Communication

Accessing CONNEQT® and/or your end-user account, sending us emails, and completing Online forms constitutes electronic communications. You consent to receive electronic communications, and you agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures, and other communications we provide to you electronically, via email and on the Site, satisfy any legal requirement that such communication be in writing. YOU AGREE TO THE USE OF ELECTRONIC SIGNATURES, CONTRACTS, ORDERS, AND OTHER RECORDS, AND TO ELECTRONIC DELIVERY OF NOTICES, POLICIES, AND RECORDS OF TRANSACTIONS INITIATED OR COMPLETED BY US OR VIA THE CONNEQT® WEBSITE. You waive any rights or requirements under any statutes, regulations, rules, ordinances, or other laws in any jurisdiction which require an original signature or delivery or retention of non-electronic records, or to payments, or the granting of credits by any means other than electronic means.

Disputes

If there is any dispute about or involving the CONNEQT® and/or the Service, you agree that any dispute shall be governed by the laws of the State of Florida without regard to conflict of law provisions. You agree to personal and exclusive jurisdiction by and venue in the state and federal courts of the Florida.

YOU AGREE THAT REGARDLESS OF ANY STATUTE OR LAW TO THE CONTRARY, ANY CLAIM OR CAUSE OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO USE OF THE SERVICE OR THESE TOS MUST BE FILED WITHIN SIX MONTHS AFTER SUCH CLAIM OR CAUSE OF ACTION AROSE OR BE FOREVER BARRED.

Miscellaneous Terms; General Information

These TOS govern the terms and conditions of your use of the Service, and supersede all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral, or written, between you and CONNEQT® with respect to the Service and this website. Notwithstanding the foregoing, you may also be subject to additional terms and conditions, posted policies (including but not limited to the Privacy Policy), guidelines, or rules that may apply when you use or purchase certain elements of the Service, affiliate or advertiser services, third-party content or third-party software. CONNEQT® may revise these TOS at any time by updating this posting. Accordingly, you should review the TOS periodically to determine if any changes have been made. Your continued use of this website after any changes have been made to the TOS signifies and confirms your acceptance of any such changes or amendments to these TOS.

The failure of CONNEQT® to exercise or enforce any right or provision of this Agreement shall not operate as a waiver of such right or provision. Any waiver of the TOS by CONNEQT® must be in writing and signed by an authorized representative of CONNEQT® to be effective.

If any provision of these TOS is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties’ intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of these TOS, shall remain in full force and effect.

Nothing contained in these TOS is construed to constitute either party as a partner, joint venturer, employee, or agent of the other party, nor may either party hold itself out as such. Neither party has any right or authority to incur, assume, or create, in writing or otherwise, any warranty, liability, or other obligation of any kind, express, or implied, in the name of or on behalf of the other party, it being intended by both parties that each is and shall remain independent contractors (to the extent applicable), and therefore, responsible for its own actions.

Please immediately report any violations of these TOS to CONNEQT® at [email protected].