Terms and Conditions of Use
Genesis Eldercare Rehabilitation Services, Inc. d/b/a Genesis Rehabilitation Services (“Genesis Rehabilitation Services” or “Genesis Rehab Services”), its parent, affiliate and subsidiary companies (“Genesis HealthCare”) welcomes you to its Web site located at www.Rehab.com and its related sites (the “Site”). Please take a moment to review them. When you access, view, submit, or use the software, content, material, or services available on or through the Site you agree, on behalf of yourself, any company or organization on whose behalf you actually or allegedly act, and any individual that receives access to the Site through you, you indicate that you have read and understand these Terms and Conditions, and that you agree to them and intend to be legally bound by them. If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions, you are not granted permission to use the Site and must exit immediately. Any violation of these Terms and Conditions or other act or omission by any person that obtains access to this Site through you that would be a breach of these Terms and Conditions if committed by you is deemed a breach of these Terms and Conditions by you for which you shall be responsible. Genesis HealthCare reserves the right at any time to modify, alter or update these Terms and Conditions. Your use of the Site following any changes means that you agree to follow and be bound by the terms as changed. It is the obligation of users visiting the Site before the change to learn of changes to the Terms and Conditions since their last visit. Any change to the Terms and Conditions shall be effective as to any visitor who has visited the Site before the change was made. The Site must not be used by children under 13.
1. Informational Purposes Only
The information on this Site is for informational purposes only. No information, services, or materials offered by or through this Site shall be construed as or understood to be medical advice or care. None of the information on this Site shall be used to diagnose or treat any health problem or disease. You must consult with a physician, doctor, or health care provider before taking any product or using any information on this Site. In connection with this statement, please take particular care to read the Disclaimer of Warranty and Liability.
Genesis Rehab Services endeavors to keep the Site and Site Materials on, in, and through the Site up-to-date. Without limiting anything else in these Terms and Conditions or otherwise, Genesis Rehab Services is not responsible for any errors or omissions in the Site or Site Materials, and Genesis Rehab Services is not responsible for any errors or omissions in the Site or Site Materials.
2. Proprietary Rights
All works of authorship, information, content, functional components, software, downloads, upgrades, documentation, services, information and material appearing on, contained in, or made available through the Site (“Site Materials”) are protected by law, including without limitation United States copyright law. Except as explicitly stated on the Site, the entirety of the Site Materials (including without limitation data, illustrations, graphics, audio, video, photographs, pictures, illustrations, recordings, drawings, sketches, artwork, images, text, forms, look and feel attributes and other intellectual property) are Genesis Rehab Services’ copyrighted works, all rights reserved, or the copyrighted works of Genesis Rehab Services’ affiliates, licensors, or suppliers. Genesis Rehab Services also owns a copyright in the Site as a collective work and compilation, and in the selection, coordination, arrangement, organization, and enhancement of the Site Materials.
Removing or altering any copyright notice or any other proprietary notice on any Site Materials is strictly prohibited. Any commercial use of any Site Materials, in whole or in part, without the prior written consent of Genesis Rehab Services, is prohibited. Any reproduction, distribution, performance, display, preparation of derivative works based upon, framing, capturing, harvesting, or collection of, or creating of hypertext or other links or connections to, any Site Materials or any other proprietary information of Genesis Rehab Services, without Genesis Rehab Services’ advance written consent, is prohibited.
All names, trademarks, service marks, symbols, slogans, and logos appearing on the Site are proprietary to Genesis Rehab Services or its parent, affiliates, licensors, or suppliers. Use or misuse of these trademarks is expressly prohibited and may violate federal and state trademark law.
3. Third Party Materials, Products and Services
The Site is available for informational purposes only. Parties other than Genesis Rehab Services may provide products, services or content on the Site. Use of the Site and the Site Materials and any other material or content on and made available through the Site is entirely at your own risk. Additionally, the Site contains links to other Internet Web sites for the convenience of users in locating information, products, or services that may be of interest. Other terms and conditions, in addition to these Terms and Conditions, may appear on the Site related to specific content of third parties and will apply to such third party content as indicated. Genesis Rehab Services does not recommend and expressly disclaims any responsibility for the content, the accuracy of the information, or quality of products or services provided by or advertised on third party sites or the transactions you conduct or enter into with third parties. Your use of third parties’ websites is at your own risk, and subject to the terms and conditions of such other websites. Genesis Rehab Services does not endorse any product, service, or treatment provided on a third party website or advertised on the Site.
4. Materials Submitted to the Site
The Site may allow you to contribute photographs, pictures, videos, recordings, postings, and other materials and information (“User Materials”) to the Site. Genesis HealthCare does not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of any User Materials and cannot be responsible for any User Materials. By submitting User Materials to or using the Site, you represent that you have the full legal right to provide the User Materials, that such User Materials will not (a) divulge any protected health information or infringe any intellectual property rights of any person or entity or any rights of publicity, personality, or privacy of any person or entity, including without limitation as a result of your failure to obtain consent to post personally identifying or otherwise private information about a person or which impersonates another person; (b) violate any law, statute, ordinance, or regulation; (c) be defamatory, libelous or trade libelous, unlawfully threatening, or unlawfully harassing or embarrassing; (d) be obscene, child pornographic, or indecent; (e) violate any community or Internet standard; (f) contain any viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancelbots, or other computer programming routines that damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept, or expropriate any system, data or personal information, or that facilitate or enable such or that are intended to do any of the foregoing; (g) result in product liability, tort, breach of contract, personal injury, death, or property damage; (h) constitute misappropriation of any trade secret or know-how; or (i) constitute disclosure of any confidential information owned by any third party. Should you wish to keep any User Material confidential, do not submit such material to the Site. Upon your submission of User Materials or other material or information to Genesis Rehab Services, you grant Genesis Rehab Services, and Genesis Rehab Services thereby accepts, a worldwide, perpetual, non-terminable, irrevocable, transferable, license to access, use, distribute, perform, reproduce, display, modify, create derivative works based upon, and sublicense, and to permit others to access, use, distribute, perform, reproduce, display, modify, create derivative works based upon, and sublicense, the User Materials for the purpose of providing the Site and Site products and services and for all other business purposes of Genesis Rehab Services, all without any compensation to you whatsoever. Genesis Rehab Services may remove User Materials from the Site that are libelous, incorrect, spiteful, or otherwise inappropriate, in Genesis Rehab Services’ sole discretion. Genesis Rehab Services shall not be responsible for changes, modifications, or removal any User Materials that you submit to the Site. Genesis Rehab Services reserves the right to, but is not obligated to monitor, edit or disclose any User Materials. If you believe that any User Materials violate your intellectual property or other rights, please follow our Complaint Procedure in Section 9 of these Terms and Conditions.
User Materials stored on the Site are stored by Genesis HealthCare only for permitted temporary online sharing purposes and not for permanent or long-term storage or for temporary archival purposes. Genesis HealthCare is not obligated to maintain back-up copies of any User Materials.
You acknowledge and agree that User Materials may be transferred by Genesis Rehab Services and its agents, representatives, contractors, and licensees outside of the United States. In addition, you acknowledge and agree that it is your obligation to inform third parties of the processing, including, without limitation, transferring across international borders, of their personal information, such as their name, address, and likeness, in connection with the User Materials. You agree to ensure that any required third parties have given their consent to such processing as required by all applicable law, statute, ordinance, or regulation, including, without limitation, data protection legislation.
5. Communications With The Site
Genesis Rehab Services welcomes your feedback and suggestions about how to improve our products, information, and services and the Site, including, without limitation, the feedback and suggestions and all other information, data, material, or other content (collectively, “Submissions”) to Genesis Rehab Services. Such Submissions shall be deemed User Materials in accordance with Section 4 of these Terms and Conditions. Without limiting the foregoing, Genesis Rehab Services is free to use any ideas, concepts, methods, know-how, techniques, and processes contained in any Submission for any purpose whatsoever, including without limitation creating and marketing products, information, or services using such information.
Our Privacy Statement is incorporated into these Terms and Conditions by reference, as if fully set forth herein.
7. Disclaimer of Warranty and Liability
THE SITE, THE SITE MATERIALS AND USER MATERIALS ON, IN, AND MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITES, AND THE SERVICES, PRODUCTS, INFORMATION AND OTHER MATERIALS ON AND IN AND MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE IS MADE AVAILABLE “AS IS” AND “WITH ALL FAULTS.” USE OF THE SITE IS ENTIRELY AT YOUR OWN RISK.
GENESIS REHAB SERVICES OR ITS LICENSORS MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES, AND DISCLAIMS ALL REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES, WITH RESPECT TO THE SITE, THE USER MATERIALS, THE SITE MATERIALS, THE SERVICES, PRODUCTS, INFORMATION AND OTHER MATERIALS ON AND IN AND MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WRITTEN OR ORAL, ARISING FROM COURSE OF DEALING, COURSE OF PERFORMANCE, USAGE OF TRADE, OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ACCURACY, SYSTEMS INTEGRATION, NON-INTERFERENCE, QUALITY, TITLE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. THE ENTIRE RISK AS TO SATISFACTORY QUALITY, PERFORMANCE, ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS AND EFFORT WITH REGARD TO ANY AND ALL USER MATERIALS, THE SITE, THE SITE MATERIALS, AND THE SERVICES, PRODUCTS, INFORMATION AND OTHER MATERIALS ON AND IN AND MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE, IS WITH YOU.
GENESIS REHAB SERVICES OR ITS LICENSORS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY, EXTRA-CONTRACTUAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION LOST REVENUES OR LOST PROFITS, WHICH MAY OR DOES RESULT FROM THE USE OF, ACCESS TO, OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE, THE USER MATERIALS, THE SITE MATERIALS, THE SERVICES, PRODUCTS, INFORMATION AND OTHER MATERIALS ON AND IN AND MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE, REGARDLESS OF LEGAL THEORY, WHETHER OR NOT GENESIS REHAB SERVICES HAD BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OR PROBABILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, AND EVEN IF THE REMEDIES OTHERWISE AVAILABLE FAIL OF THEIR ESSENTIAL PURPOSE. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL THE TOTAL LIABILITY OF Genesis Rehab Services AND ITS LICENSORS TO YOU OR ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY IN CONNECTION WITH, BASED UPON, OR ARISING FROM THE SITES, THE SITE MATERIALS ON, IN, AND MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITES, OR THE SERVICES, INFORMATION, OR PRODUCTS OFFERED IN CONNECTION THEREWITH EXCEED THE PRICE PAID BY YOU DURING THE PRECEDING TWO MONTHS FOR USE OF THE SITES. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IF ANY PART OF THIS LIMITATION ON LIABILITY IS FOUND TO BE INVALID OR UNENFORCEABLE FOR ANY REASON, THEN THE TOTAL LIABILITY OF GENESIS REHAB SERVICES AND ITS LICENSORS SHALL NOT EXCEED TEN DOLLARS ($10).
You shall indemnify Genesis HealthCare and its directors, officers, employees, agents, contractors and licensors (“Genesis HealthCare Indemnitees”) against all claims, actions, suits, and other proceedings (“Claims”) arising out of or incurred in connection with the Site and your use of the Site, your fraud, violation of law, negligence, willful misconduct, or any other use of the Site, the User Materials, the Site Materials, the services, products, information and other materials on and in and made available through the Site, (except to the extent attributable to Genesis HealthCare), or any breach by you of these Terms and Conditions and shall indemnify and hold Genesis HealthCare Indemnitees harmless from and against all judgments, losses, liabilities, damages, costs, and expenses (including without limitation reasonable attorneys’ fees and attorneys’ disbursements) arising out of or incurred in connection with such Claims. You may not settle any Claim without the prior written consent of Genesis HealthCare.
Genesis HealthCare or its licensors may assume the defense of any Claim, at your sole cost and expense, and you shall cooperate in all reasonable respects in such defense. You shall have the right to employ separate counsel in any Claim and to participate in the defense thereof. If Genesis HealthCare or its licensors do not notify you that it elects to undertake the defense thereof, you shall have the right to defend the Claim with counsel reasonably acceptable to the Genesis HealthCare, subject to the right of Genesis HealthCare to assume, at their sole cost and expense, the defense of any Claim at any time prior to the settlement or final determination thereof.
9. Complaint Procedure
If you believe that any photographs or content on the Site violate your intellectual property or other rights, please send to Genesis Rehab Services firstname.lastname@example.org a comprehensive detailed message setting forth the following information: (1) your name and the name of your company, if any; (2) your contact information, including your e-mail address; (3) the nature and substance of your complaint, the specific rights at issue, and your basis for making the complaint, including the content or posting that is objectionable; and (4) the following statement: “The statements, representations, and assertions made in this message are true, complete, and accurate and I have the full legal authority to make each and every such statement, representation, and assertion and to make and be granted any demand made in this message.”
10. Nature of the Internet
Given the nature of the Internet, the transmission of any communication or material to Genesis Rehab Services via the Site or Internet electronic mail, whether encrypted or otherwise, cannot be guaranteed, and is not represented to be, secure. Alternative to communicating via the Internet or e-mail, Genesis Rehab Services can be contacted by regular mail at 101 E. State Street, Kennett Square, PA 19348, or by telephone at1-800-728-8808. Use of the Internet is solely at your own risk and is subject to all applicable local, state, national, and international laws and regulations. Without limiting anything else in these Terms and Conditions or otherwise, neither Genesis Rehab Services nor its contractors will be liable for any loss resulting from failure of electronic or mechanical equipment or communication lines, telephone or other interconnect problems, computer viruses, unauthorized access, theft, operator errors, severe weather, earthquakes, natural disasters, strikes or other labor problems, wars, or governmental restrictions.
11. Corrections and Changes
Genesis Rehab Services may make changes to the Site or Site Materials, or to the products, information, or services made available in connection with the Site, at any time, and Genesis Rehab Services makes no commitment to update the information contained on or in the Site. Genesis Rehab Services reserves the right to terminate your access to the Site in the event that you violate these Terms and Conditions or for any reason whatsoever or no reason, with or without notice, in addition to any and all other remedies available at law or in equity.
12. Governing Law and Jurisdiction
These Terms and Conditions represent the entire agreement between you and Genesis Rehab Services with respect to the subject matter hereof, and supersede any and all prior and contemporaneous written and oral representations, understandings, and agreements, express and implied, and will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, without reference to its conflict of law rules; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT THE TERMS OF ANY APPLICABLE LAW NOW OR HEREAFTER ENACTED THAT IS BASED ON, DERIVED FROM, SIMILAR TO, OR CONNECTED WITH THE UNIFORM COMPUTER INFORMATION TRANSACTIONS ACT DRAFTED BY THE NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF COMMISSIONERS ON UNIFORM STATE LAWS SHALL NOT APPLY EXCEPT TO THE EXTENT THAT THE LAW EXPRESSLY PROHIBITS ALTERATION BY THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THE APPLICABILITY OF ONE OR MORE SECTIONS OF THE LAW. By accessing, viewing, or using the works, content, or materials on the Site, you consent and agree to (a) the exclusive jurisdiction of the federal courts located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and state courts located in Chester County, Pennsylvania; (b) accept service of process by personal delivery or mail; and (c) irrevocably waive the right to trial by jury and any jurisdictional and venue defenses otherwise available.
The Site is controlled and operated from within the United States. Without limiting anything else, Genesis Rehab Services makes no representation that the Site, Site Materials, User Materials, services, products, information or other materials available on, in, or through the Site is appropriate or available for use in other locations, and access to them from territories where they are illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access the Site from other locations do so on their own volition and are responsible for compliance with applicable laws. The waiver or failure of Genesis Rehab Services to exercise in any respect any right provided hereunder shall not be deemed a waiver of such right in the future or a waiver of any of other rights established under these Terms and Conditions. Headings used in these Terms and Conditions are for reference only and shall not affect the interpretation of these Terms and Conditions.
Dated: July 6, 2009
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