Sites may include unmoderated forums containing the personal opinions and other expressions of the persons who post entries on a wide range of topics. Neither the content of these Sites, nor the links to other web sites, are screened, approved, reviewed or endorsed by the St. Jude Graduate School or any Jude Graduate School-affiliated entity. The St. Jude Graduate School is not a publisher of any content on the Sites, or of any content that may be available through links to and from them and is acting solely as an internet service provider. 47 U.S.C. § 230(c)(1).
The text and other material on these Sites are the opinion of the specific author and are not statements of advice, opinion, or information of the St. Jude Graduate School. If you feel you might be offended by the content of the Sites, you should not continue.
Rules for Online Conduct
You agree to use the Sites in accordance with all applicable laws. Because the St. Jude Graduate School is a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization, you agree that you will not use a Site for organized partisan political activities. You further agree that you will not e-mail or post any of the following content anywhere on a Site, or on any other St. Jude Graduate School computing resources:
Copyrighted material, including without limitation software, graphics, text, photographs, sound, video and musical recordings, may not be placed on the Site without the express permission of the copyright owner or other legal entitlement to use the material.
St. Jude Graduate School students using this Site are expected to abide by the Fundamental Standard of Conduct for students at the St. Jude Graduate School that provides:
Students at the St. Jude Graduate School are expected to show both within and without the St. Jude Graduate School respect for order, morality, personal honor and the rights of others as is demanded of good citizens. Failure to do this will be sufficient cause for removal from the St. Jude Graduate School.
St. Jude Graduate School employees using this Site are expected to abide by the St. Jude Graduate School Code of Conduct. Although the St. Jude Graduate School does not routinely screen or monitor content posted by users to the Site, it reserves the right to remove content that violates the above rules of which it becomes aware but is under no obligation to do so.
You agree that you will not access or attempt to access any other user’s account or misrepresent or attempt to misrepresent your identity while using the Sites.
Permission to Use Materials
In consideration for your agreement to the Terms and conditions contained here, the St. Jude Graduate School grants you a personal, non-exclusive, non-transferable license to access and use the Sites. User may download material from the Sites only for User’s own personal, non-commercial use. User may not otherwise copy, reproduce, retransmit, distribute, publish, commercially exploit or otherwise transfer any material. Determining that use of information, software or other content on the Site is permissible rests with User.
Limitation of Use
You may use Sites for legal purposes only. If a third party claims that any material you have contributed to a Site is unlawful, you will bear the burden of establishing that the material complies with all applicable laws. Although the St. Jude Graduate School does not monitor the content of the Sites, in its sole discretion it has the right to remove material from the Sites, block access, or take other action with respect to the material, although the St. Jude Graduate School is under no obligation to do so.
You may not use the St. Jude Graduate School computing resources or Sites to disseminate unsolicited advertising or promotional material of any kind.
Links to Other Sites
The St. Jude Graduate School’s Site may include hyperlinks to websites maintained or controlled by others. The St. Jude Graduate School is not responsible for and does not routinely screen, approve, review or endorse the contents of or use of any of the products or services that may be offered at these websites.
Choice of Law/Forum Selection
Sites are hosted by the St. Jude Graduate School on computing resources located on the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital campus in Memphis, Tenn. You agree that any dispute arising out of or relating to these Terms or any content posted to a Site, including copies and re-publication, whether based in contract, tort, statutory or other law, will be governed by the laws of the State of Tennessee, excluding its conflicts of law provisions. You further consent to the personal jurisdiction of and exclusive venue in the Federal and state courts located in and serving Shelby County Tennessee as the legal forum for any such dispute.
Disclaimer of Warranty/Limitation of Liability
THESE SITES AND ANY INFORMATION, PRODUCTS, OR SERVICES THEREIN ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR USE OF A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NONINFRINGEMENT.
The St. Jude Graduate School does not warrant, and disclaims any warranties, either express or implied, with respect to the accuracy, adequacy or completeness of any Site, information obtained from a Site or link to a Site. The St. Jude Graduate School does not warrant that Sites will operate in an uninterrupted or error-free manner or that Sites are free of viruses or other harmful components. Use of information obtained from or through these Sites is at your own risk.
YOU AGREE THAT THE ST. JUDE GRADUATE SCHOOL WILL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGES, EITHER ACTUAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THESE TERMS, OR TO YOUR (OR ANY THIRD PARTY’S) USE OR INABILITY TO USE A SITE, OR TO YOUR PLACEMENT OF CONTENT ON A SITE, OR TO YOUR RELIANCE UPON INFORMATION OBTAINED FROM OR THROUGH A SITE. IN PARTICULAR, THE ST. JUDE GRADUATE SCHOOL WILL HAVE NO LIABILTY FOR ANY CONSEQUENTIAL, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, WHETHER FORESEEABLE OR UNFORESEEABLE, (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, CLAIMS FOR DEFAMATION, ERRORS, LOSS OF DATA OR INTERRUPTION IN AVAILABILITY OF DATA), ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THESE TERMS, YOUR USE OR INABILITY TO USE A SITE, OR ANY PURCHASES ON THIS SITE, OR YOUR PLACEMENT OF CONTENT ON A SITE, OR TO YOUR RELIANCE UPON INFORMATION OBTAINED FROM OR THROUGH A SITE, WHETHER BASED IN CONTRACT, TORT, STATUTORY OR OTHER LAW, EXCEPT ONLY IN THE CASE OF DEATH OR PERSONAL INJURY WHERE AND ONLY TO THE EXTENT THAT APPLICABLE LAW REQUIRES SUCH LIABILITY.
The St. Jude Graduate School makes no representation regarding your ability to transmit and receive information from or through the Sites and you agree and acknowledge that your ability to access the Sites may be impaired. The St. Jude Graduate School disclaims any and all liability resulting from or related to such events.
You agree to indemnify and hold the St. Jude Graduate School harmless from any claims, losses and damages, including legal fees, resulting from your violation of these Terms, your use of a Site, and your placement of any content onto a Site, and to fully cooperate in the St. Jude Graduate School’s defense against any such claims.
If you use this Site, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password, if any, and for restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account and password. You agree that billing and registration information you provide on the Sites will be accurate and complete. The St. Jude Graduate School reserves the right to refuse service, terminate accounts and remove or edit content in its sole discretion.
The Sites may contain errors and omissions. We reserve the right to correct errors or omissions without prior notice.
These Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and the St. Jude Graduate School with respect to the subject matter herein and supersedes prior or contemporaneous oral and written agreements.