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Restrictions on Use

This site is owned and operated by the Orange County Psychiatric Society and contains material which is protected by international copyright and trademark laws. You may not modify, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit or distribute in any way any material from this site including code and software. You may download material from this site for your personal, non-commercial use only, provided you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices.

License to the Orange County Psychiatric Society

By posting messages, uploading files, inputting data, or engaging in any other form of communication through this service, you are granting the Orange County Psychiatric Society a royalty-free, perpetual, non-exclusive, unrestricted, worldwide license to:

  1. Use, copy, sublicense, adapt, transmit, publicly perform or display any such communication.
  2. Sublicense to third parties the unrestricted right to exercise any of the foregoing rights granted with respect to the communication.

The foregoing grants shall include the right to exploit any proprietary rights in such communication, including but not limited to rights under copyright, trademark, servicemark, or patent laws under any relevant jurisdiction.

Disclaimer

The Orange County Psychiatric Society has provided links and pointers to Internet sites maintained by third parties. The Orange County Psychiatric Society does not operate or control in any respect any information, products, or services on these third-party sites. The materials in this site and the third-party sites are provided "as is" and without warranties of any kind either express or implied. To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, the Orange County Psychiatric Society disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchant-ability and fitness for a particular purpose. The Orange County Psychiatric Society does not warrant that the functions contained in the materials will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site, including bulletin boards, or the server that makes it available, are free of viruses or other harmful components. The Orange County Psychiatric Society does not warrant or make any representations regarding the use or the results of the use of the materials in this site or in third-party sites in terms of their correctness, accuracy, timeliness, reliability or otherwise. You (and not the Orange County Psychiatric Society) assume the entire cost of all necessary maintenance, repair, or correction.

Bulletin Boards and Chat Rooms

This service may include bulletin boards and chat rooms ("bulletin boards"), which allow feedback to the Orange County Psychiatric Society and real-time interaction between users. The Orange County Psychiatric Society does not control the messages, information, or files delivered to bulletin boards. It is a condition of your use of the bulletin boards and this Web site that you do not:

Restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the bulletin boards. Post or transmit any unlawful, threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane, or indecent information of any kind, including without limitation any transmissions constituting or encouraging conduct that would violate the antitrust laws or would otherwise constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any local, state, national or international law.

Post or transmit any information, software or other material which violates or infringes upon the rights of others, including material which is an invasion of privacy or publicity rights or which is protected by copyright, trademark or other proprietary right, or derivative works with respect thereto, without first obtaining permission from the owner or right holder. Post or transmit any information, software or other material that contains a virus or other harmful component.

Post, transmit or in any way exploit any information, software or other material for commercial purposes, or which contains advertising.

You understand that the Orange County Psychiatric Society has no obligation to monitor the bulletin boards. However, the Orange County Psychiatric Society reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any law, regulation or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post, or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, that in the Orange County Psychiatric Society’s sole discretion are objectionable or in violation of these terms and conditions.

Limitation of Liability

Under no circumstances, including, but not limited to, negligence, shall the Orange County Psychiatric Society, its subsidiary companies or affiliates be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, the Orange County Psychiatric Society materials. You specifically acknowledge and agree that the Orange County Psychiatric Society is not liable for any defamatory, offensive, or illegal conduct of any user. If you are dissatisfied with any Orange County Psychiatric Society material, or with any of OCPS.ORG’s terms and conditions, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using OCPS.ORG.

Termination

This agreement is effective until terminated by the Orange County Psychiatric Society, at any time without notice. In the event of termination, you are no longer authorized to access the bulletin boards, and the restrictions imposed on you with respect to material downloaded from the bulletin boards, the disclaimers and limitations set forth in this agreement, shall survive.

Other

This agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California without giving effect to any principles or conflicts of law. If any provision of this agreement shall be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from this agreement and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.

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