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Terms of Use

HeartHealthyWomen.org is a Cardiovascular Research Foundation Web site.  The Cardiovascular Research Foundation is a tax-exempt charitable, educational and scientific organization.  Although the official name of our corporation is the Cardiovascular Research Foundation, we frequently use the abbreviation “CRF” which is a registered service mark of the Cardiovascular Research Foundation.
By using the HeartHealthyWomen.org Web site, you agree to the following terms of use, which constitute an agreement between CRF and you. We may change these terms from time to time. You will always be able to view the most current version by clicking on a link at the bottom of any page on our site.

Scope

These terms of use apply to your use of any web site operated by CRF. When you leave one of our Web sites and go to another Web site, different terms may apply.

Copyright

We own or license from others all the information on HeartHealthyWomen.org, and the entire contents and design of the HeartHealthyWomen.org Web site are protected under United States and International copyright laws. You may look at our Web site online, download materials to your personal or handheld computer for later reading, and even print a reasonable number of copies of pages for yourself or others. However, you must not remove any identifying information or copyright notices from our materials. We reserve all our other rights. For example, inter alia, this means you may not sell; rewrite or modify; redistribute; place on your own Web site; or use the HeartHealthyWomen.org information for any commercial purpose without the prior written permission of CRF.

Service Marks and Trademarks

All service marks trademarks used on our Web site are the property of their respective owners. We own the names we use for our company, our technologies, and our products and services, and these names are protected by common law, and by United States and International Trademark laws. An ® following a name on our site indicates that the trademark has been registered in the United States. Any use of our trademarks other than linking to our Web site (as discussed below) the prior written permission of CRF.

Linking to Us

You may have a simple link from your Web site to HeartHealthyWomen.org; however, you must obtain the prior written consent of CRF if you intend to frame our Web site or incorporate pieces of it into a different site or product in a way that is not clear to our users. You are not allowed to link to the HeartHealthyWomen.org Web site if your site contains illegal, obscene, or offensive content, or if the link in any way has a negative impact on our reputation.

Laws That Govern This Agreement

CRF controls the HeartHealthyWomen.org Web site from our offices within the state of New York in the United States of America. By accessing the HeartHealthyWomen.org Web site, you agree that the statutes and laws of the state of New York, or where applicable the United States of America, without regard to choice of laws principles, will apply to all matters relating to use of this Web site. We both agree to submit to the jurisdiction of the courts of the State of New York for the resolution of any disputes, and we both agree that the venue for any legal action will be, New York. We make no representation that materials on the CRF Web site are appropriate or available for use in locations other than the State of New York, accessing them from territories where their contents are illegal, or may violate any rights of any third party, is prohibited. Those who choose to access these sites from other locations do so at their own risk and are responsible for compliance with local laws and regulations as well as any violations of third party rights.

Acceptance Procedure

By accessing materials on the HeartHealthyWomen.org Web site or submitting information to CRF from forms or email addresses posted on our site, you agree with all the terms and conditions of this agreement.

We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to change the terms and conditions of this Agreement from time to time, and your continuing use of our Web sites constitutes your acceptance of and agreement to any changed terms and conditions.

Consequences

If you do not comply with these terms, we have the right to suspend or eliminate any special access rights you have, to take measures to block your access to our Web site, and remove any information or materials you have placed on our site. We may also take any legal action we think is appropriate.