Site Usage and Terms
Acceptance of Terms
Welcome to DentaleShare.com! Please read these terms and conditions (“Terms”) carefully before You (“You” or “Your”) access the DentaleShare’s website (“Site”). These terms and conditions (“Terms”) impose conditions on Your access to the Site, and any use You make of it.
BY COMPLETING THE ELECTRONIC ACCEPTANCE PROCESS, CLICKING THE “SUBMIT” OR “ACCEPT” BUTTONS, SIGNING, USING THE SITE OR OTHERWISE INDICATING YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THESE TERMS, YOU REPRESENT AND WARRANT THAT YOU: (A) ARE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN FOR AND BIND YOURSELF AND ANY OTHER PARTY ON WHOSE BEHALF YOU USE THE SITE (THE “CONTRACTING PARTY”), AND (B) AGREE FOR YOURSELF AND THE CONTRACTING PARTY TO BE BOUND BY ALL OF THESE TERMS (INCLUDING THE DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SECTIONS SET FORTH BELOW). DENTALESHARE RESERVES THE RIGHT, EXERCISED IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION, TO CHANGE, MODIFY, ADD, OR DELETE PORTIONS OF THESE TERMS AT ANY TIME IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROCEDURES SET FORTH BELOW IN THE MODIFICATIONS SECTION. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS OR ANY SUBSEQUENT MODIFICATION, DO NOT ACCESS, BROWSE OR OTHERWISE USE THE SITE.
General Description Regarding Use and Storage
The Site is available for dental professional use by mean of invitation only, which shall be limited to viewing the Site, providing information to the Site, and uploading and downloading images and contents for Your professional review. You and/or the Contracting Party are provided with unlimited virtual storage space for the exchange of digital dental X-ray and photographic images within Your referral network.
The image file formats supported by the Site are .TIFF and .JPG. The maximum image file size per image is 10 MB. Any image file not meeting these requirements will be rejected by the Site.
You are responsible for obtaining access to the DentaleShare website, and that access may involve third-party fees, such as an Internet connection through an Internet Service Provider (ISP). In addition, You are responsible for providing the equipment necessary to access the Site, such as a computer or a mobile device.
Communication and Notification
You understand and agree that DentaleShare may communicate to You regarding changes or updates to the Terms, service announcements and administrative messages. DentaleShare reserves the right to provide You with these notices by (but not limited to), telephone, facsimile, e-mail, postage mail, or other reasonable means now known or hereafter developed. By accepting these Terms and by using the Site You agree to receive these forms of communications from DentaleShare. These communications are considered part of the DentaleShare agreement and You will not be able to opt-out of receiving them.
In consideration of Your use of the Site, You represent that You are of legal age to form a binding contract and are not a person barred from receiving services under the laws of the United States or other applicable jurisdiction. To use the Site, You and/or the Contracting Party may be required to complete and submit a registration form (“Registration Form”). As part of this registration process for the use of this Site, You and the Contracting Party agree to: (a) provide, true, accurate, current and complete information about Yourself and the Contracting Party as prompted by the Dentaleshare registration form, and (b) maintain and promptly update the registration information to keep it true, accurate, current and complete. If You provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, DentaleShare has the right to suspend or terminate Your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the Site (or any portion thereof).
As part of the registration process, You and the Contracting Party must use Your e-mail address as Your user name and choose a password for access to Your account. We recommend You choose a password with a minimum of eight characters and with a combination of numbers, special characters and mixed case letters. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the account and password and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under Your account. You agree to: (a) immediately notify DentaleShare of any unauthorized use of Your account or password or any other breach of security, and (b) ensure that You exit from Your account at the end of each session. DentaleShare cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from Your failure to comply with the Account Management section of these Terms.
By submitting ideas, suggestions, documents, and/or proposals (“Contributions”) to DentaleShare through its suggestion or feedback section on the Site, You understand and agree that: (a) Your Contributions do not contain confidential or proprietary information; (b) DentaleShare is not under any obligation of confidentiality, express or implied, with respect to the Contributions; (c) DentaleShare shall be entitled to use or disclose (or choose not to use or disclose) such Contributions for any purpose, in any way, in any media worldwide; (d) DentaleShare may have something similar to the Contributions already under consideration or in development; (e) Your Contributions automatically become the property of DentaleShare without any obligation of DentaleShare to You; and (f) You are not entitled to any compensation or reimbursement of any kind from DentaleShare under any circumstances.
DentaleShare reserves the right at any time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the services (or any part thereof) on the Site with or without notice to You. You understand and agree that DentaleShare shall not be liable to You or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the services (or any part thereof) on the Site. By accessing, browsing or using of the Site following the modification of these Terms or services, You are subject to any such modifications or changes.
DentaleShare owns or has rights to all of the design, text, graphics, pictures, sound files and other files, and the selection and arrangement (“Materials”) thereof are copyrighted, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED, by DentaleShare and/or third-party licensors. You further understand and agree that Materials contained in advertisements or information presented to You through the Site or by advertisers is protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents or other proprietary rights and laws. Except as stated herein, none of the Materials may be copied, reproduced, distributed, republished, downloaded, displayed, posted or transmitted by any form or by any means, including, but not limited to, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without the prior written permission of DentaleShare or the respective copyright owner. Permission is granted to display, copy, distribute and download the Materials on this Site for personal, non-commercial, and informational use only; provided that, You may not without the written consent of DentaleShare or respective owner, (a) copy, publish, or post any Materials on any computer network or broadcast or publications media, (b) modify the Materials, and (c) remove or alter any copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the Materials. The use of DentaleShare copyrighted Materials without prior approval is strictly prohibited.
Disclaimers of Warranties
THIS SITE AND THE MATERIALS CONTAINED HEREIN ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT USE OF THIS SITE, INCLUDING ALL CONTENT, DATA OR SOFTWARE DISTRIBUTED BY, DOWNLOADED OR ACCESSED FROM OR THROUGH THIS SITE, IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. DENTALESHARE RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CHANGE ANY AND ALL CONTENT CONTAINED ON THIS SITE AT ANY TIME WITHOUT NOTICE TO YOU.
DentaleShare may provide, or third parties may provide, hyperlinks to other websites or resources. Hyperlinks are included solely for Your convenience. DentaleShare makes no representations or warranties regarding the accuracy, availability, suitability or safety of information provided on these external websites or resources to which You may be directed or hyperlinked from this Site.
Reference to any products, services, processes, or other information, by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, supplier, or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation thereof by DentaleShare.
You acknowledge and agree that DentaleShare is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products or other materials on or available from such websites and resources. You further acknowledge and agree that DentaleShare shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of these websites or resources.
Limitation of Liability
IN NO EVENT SHALL DENTALESHARE BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOSS OF USE OR INABILITY TO USE ANY OF THE SERVICES ON THE SITE, LOSS OF PROFITS, OR LOSS OF DATA, WHETHER IN AN ACTION IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO NEGLIGENCE), OR OTHERWISE, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OF THIS SITE OR THE MATERIALS CONTAINED IN, OR ACCESSED THROUGH, THIS SITE.
CERTAIN LAWS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES, OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES. IF THESE LAWS APPLY, SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS, OR LIMITATIONS, MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU, AND YOU MAY HAVE ADDITIONAL RIGHTS TO THOSE CONTAINED HEREIN.
Applicable Law and Venue
These Terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Maryland, applicable to agreements made and entirely to be performed within the State of Maryland, without resort to its conflict of law provisions. You agree that any action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to these Terms and conditions shall be filed only in state or federal court located in Baltimore County, Maryland, and You hereby irrevocably and unconditionally consent and submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of such courts over any suit, action or proceeding arising out of these Terms and conditions.
You can terminate Your DentaleShare account at any time by submitting such termination request in writing to DentaleShare.
Notwithstanding any of these Terms and conditions, DentaleShare reserves the right, without notice and in its sole discretion, to terminate Your membership to use the Site, and to block or prevent future access to and use of the Site.
Termination of Your DentaleShare account will remove You permanently from the Site and access to all Site services. Any profile, password, managed users, images and contents will be deleted from Your account.
You agree to release, indemnify, and hold DentaleShare, its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, agents, employees, partners and contractors harmless from and against all losses, liabilities, claims, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, resulting from any violation of these Terms or any activity related to Your use of the Site or account (including negligent or wrongful conduct) by You or any other person accessing the Site using Your account and password.
If any provision of these Terms shall be deemed unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these Terms and conditions and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.
Last updated: March 1, 2012