TERM OF SERVICE

THE SITES DO NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE. Content is provided for informational purposes only and are not intended as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding your medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you’ve read on Transplant Café or Transplant News website.  

 

Transplant Café and Transplant News websites are operated by Transplant Media Corp.

 

www.transplantcafe.com www.transplantnews.com

 

Your Personal Data

 

Your use of Transplant cafe may involve the transmission to us of certain personally-identifiable information. Our policies with respect to the collection and use of such information are governed according to our Privacy Policy, which is hereby incorporated by reference in its entirety.

 

Member Registration

 

In order to access Transplant Cafe, you will be required to register as a member.  During the registration process, we will ask you to provide your name, birth date, residence city, state, country, and email address. You will also be asked to create an account, which includes your e-mail address as a sign-in name and password. When creating your account, you must provide true, accurate, current, and complete information.  You are responsible for the confidentiality and use of your Sign-In Name, and Password. 

 

Fees

 

Transplant Cafe is currently provided to you free of charge. However, we reserve the right to change any of the fees that we charge, or to institute new or additional fees, at any time upon notice to you.

 

Third Party Materials

 

The Sites and the Services contain materials, including but not limited to, certain healthcare information, nutrition information, health news, data, research, studies, analysis and opinions that are provided by third party information providers.  Transplant Media does not endorse, any  materials expressed by third parties and shall not be liable for any Third Party Materials. Transplant Media does not guarantee the availability, accuracy, completeness, quality, reliability, or suitability of any Third Party Materials.

 

Community Guidelines.

 

By accessing and/or using the Sites and/or the Services, you hereby agree that:

 

  • You will not use Transplant Café and Transplant News sites for any unlawful purpose;
  • All information you provide must be truthful and accurate and must be update in a timely manner to keep it truthful and accurate;
  • You will not upload, post, e-mail, transmit or otherwise make available any content that: infringes any copyright, trademark, right of publicity, or other proprietary rights of any person or entity; or is threatening, defamatory, libelous, indecent, obscene, sexually explicit, invasive of another’s privacy, or promotes violence or cruelty to animals, or contains hate speech (i.e., speech that attacks a group based on race or ethnicity, religion, disability, gender, age, veteran status, and/or sexual orientation/gender identity; or discloses any sensitive information about another person, including that person’s e-mail address, postal address, phone number, credit card information, or any personal information.
  • You will not “stalk” or otherwise harass another user of Transplant Cafe and Transplant News
  • You will not impersonate anyone or organization or falsely state your affiliation with a person or entity; and
  • You will not interfere with or attempt to interrupt the proper operation of the Transplant Cafe and Transplant News websites through the use of any virus, device, information collection or transmission mechanism, software or routine, or access or attempt to gain access to any data, files, or passwords through hacking, password or data mining, or any other means.

 

FORUM GUIDELINES

 

Our Mission -

 

We exist to facilitate emotional support, personal connections, information and resources to all members of the organ, tissue, stem cell, bone marrow and limb transplant community, driven by our vision of a world where all listed for a lifesaving organ transplant receive the transplant they need.

 

To keep our community a positive and safe environment, any member found to engage in any of the following prohibited acts could have their account terminated without prior warning and face the possibility of not being allowed to rejoin the community.

 

  • Spam and unsolicited messages of a commercial nature
  • Selling or distribution of any products, services, or other items of a commercial nature
  • Sales, giveaways or exchange of prescription items
  • Medical advice for a specific case
  • Offensive language
  • Defamatory messages
  • Trolling
  • Any posts containing hate, misogynistic, sexist, or racist content or unwanted attempts to convert others to accept or agree with religious or political beliefs
  • Pictures, or text containing expressions of abuse, hate, offensive conduct, obscenity, pornography, sexually explicit or material that could be used to raise civil or criminal liability under applicable law or regulations or may be in conflict with all Terms of Service outlined on this page
  • Hostile or disrespectful content towards any member of the community, including moderators and staff
  • Members found to be younger than 18 years of age
  • False or duplicate profiles

 

ADVERTISING POLICY

 

  1. All advertisements and commercially sponsored publications are independent from editorial decisions. Transplant Media Corp does not endorse any product or service marked as an advertisement or promoted by a sponsor in Transplant News and Transplant Media publications. Editorial content is not compromised by commercial or financial interests, or by any specific arrangements with advertising clients or sponsors.
  2. Transplant Media reserves the right to decline any type of advertising that is damaging to the brand.
  3. Advertisements may not be deceptive or misleading, and must be verifiable.
  4. Advertisements should clearly identify the advertiser and the product or service being offered.
  5. We partner with third-party advertising companies to serve ads and/or collect certain information when you visit our website. These companies may use cookies or web beacons to collect non-personally identifiable information [not including your name, address, email address or telephone number] during your visit to this website to help show advertisements on other websites also likely to be of interest to you
  6. All advertising content on our websites is clearly labeled as an advertisement. Sponsored areas of the site are labeled as such, and the sponsoring organizations are identified.

 

To request our media kit, please contact Julie Lesage at julie@transplantmedia.com.

 

Unsolicited Information

 

By submitting any unsolicited information and materials, including comments, ideas, questions, designs, and other similar communications (collectively, “Unsolicited Information”) to us through Transplant Café and Transplant News websites, you agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions. If you do not agree with these terms and conditions, you should not provide any Unsolicited Information through the Sites and/or the Services. All Unsolicited Information will be considered NON-CONFIDENTIAL and NON-PROPRIETARY. We, or any of our affiliates, may use such communication or material for any purpose whatsoever, including, but not limited to, reproduction, disclosure, transmission, publication, broadcast, and further posting. Further, we and our affiliates are free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques contained in any communication or material you send to Transplant Cafe and Transplant News websites for any purpose whatsoever, including, but not limited to, developing, manufacturing, and marketing products. By submitting any Unsolicited Information, you are granting us a perpetual, royalty-free and irrevocable right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, sublicense, create derivative works from, transfer and sell such Unsolicited Information and to use your name and other identifying information in connection with such Unsolicited Information.

 

Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability

 

YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT THIS SITES, THE SERVICES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ALL CONTENT, FUNCTIONS, RESOURCES AND MATERIALS, IS PROVIDED “AS IS,” “AS AVAILABLE”, WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY WARRANTIES OF TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. NONE OF THE BEYOND TYPE 1, ITS AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, OR ITS OR THEIR OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES OR AGENTS WARRANT THAT THE SITES, THE SERVICES, CONTENT, FUNCTIONS, RESOURCES OR MATERIALS CONTAINED THEREIN WILL BE TIMELY, SECURE, UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE, OR THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED. NONE OF THE TRANSPLANT MEDIA PARTIES SHALL BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES TO, OR VIRUSES THAT MAY INFECT, YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT OR OTHER PROPERTY ON ACCOUNT OF YOUR ACCESS TO OR USE OF THE SITES AND THE SERVICES. YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY FOR DISSATISFACTION WITH THE SITES AND/OR THE SERVICES IS TO STOP USING THE SITES AND/OR THE SERVICES.

 

ALL THIRD PARTY MATERIALS AND PRODUCTS ARE SUPPLIED BY THIRD PARTIES AND NOT BY US.  NONE OF THE TRANSPLANT MEDIA PARTIES ENDORSE OR RECOMMEND ANY THIRD PARTY MATERIALS OR PRODUCTS. NONE OF THE TRANSPLANT MEDIA IS A PARTY TO, OR HAS ANY RESPONSIBILITY OR LIABILITY WITH RESPECT TO, ANY THIRD PARTY MATERIALS, PRODUCTS, OR ANY TRANSACTION, COMMUNICATION OR INTERACTION BETWEEN THIRD PARTIES AND USERS OR FOR ANY RESULTS CAUSED BY USING THE SITES, THE SERVICES, OR ANY CONTENT, FUNCTIONS AND MATERIALS MADE AVAILABLE TO YOU THROUGH THE SITES AND THE SERVICES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY THIRD PARTY MATERIALS), INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY DEATH, OR BODILY INJURY USERS MAY SUFFER. WE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL LIABILITY IN CONNECTION WITH THE FOREGOING.

 

IN NO EVENT SHALL ANY OF TRANSPLANT MEDIA PARTIES BE LIABLE FOR SPECIAL, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING LOST PROFITS, REVENUES OR SAVINGS, EVEN IF A TRANSPLANT MEDIA’S PARTY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES IN ADVANCE. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE TOTAL CUMULATIVE LIABILITY OF TRANSPLANT MEDIA PARTIES FOR DIRECT DAMAGES ARISING UNDER THESE TERMS OF USE OR RELATING THERETO, EXCEED, ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100). BECAUSE SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR NEGLIGENCE, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL OR OTHER DAMAGES, IN SUCH JURISDICTIONS TRANSPLANT MEDIA PARTIES’ LIABILITY IS LIMITED TO THE GREATEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW.

 

External Sites

 

Transplant Café and Transplant News websites may contain links to third-party websites (“External Sites”), but Transplant Media Corp does not endorse and is not responsible for the content of any linked External Sites. 

 

Indemnification

 

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold us and our officers, directors, employees, successors, licensees, and assigns harmless from and against any claims, actions, or demands, including, without limitation, reasonable legal and accounting fees, arising or resulting from: (i) your breach of this Terms of Use; (ii) your access to, use, or misuse of Transplant Cafe and Transplant News websites, (iii) your violation of any intellectual property or other right of any third party

 

Termination

 

We may terminate these Terms of Use and your access to all or any part of Transplant Cafe and Transplant News websites at any time and for any reason without prior notice or liability.  We reserve the right to change, suspend, or discontinue all or any part of Transplant Cafe and Transplant News websites at any time without prior notice or liability.

 

Copyright Complaints

 

If you believe Transplant Cafe and Transplant News websites contain any Content that infringes your copyright, please contact our Copyright Agent, as detailed below, with the following information:

 

  • An electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest;
  • A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;
  • A description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Sites;
  • Your address, telephone number, and email address;
  • A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent or the law; and
  • A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or duly authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.

                 

 

To contact our Copyright Agent by regular mail, please write to:

 

Transplant Media Corp : 10516 Hanselman Road, Manvel, 77578

or by email : nelson@transplantmedia.com.