Terms and Conditions

Privacy Policy

This website ("Site") is owned and operated by Bryn Mawr Communications LLC, 1008 Upper Gulph Road, Wayne, PA, 19087, USA ("Bryn Mawr Communications LLC," "we," "us," or "our").

By accessing or using the Site, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions below ("Terms and Conditions"). These Terms and Conditions expressly incorporate by reference and include the Site's Privacy Policy and any guidelines, rules or disclaimers that may be posted and updated on specific webpages or on notices that are sent to you. If you do not agree with these Terms and Conditions, you must not access or use the Site. You are responsible for ensuring that all persons who access the Site through your internet connection are aware of these Terms and Conditions and comply with them. You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and Bryn Mawr Communications LLC as a result of these Terms and Conditions or your use of the Site.

Bryn Mawr Communications LLC reserves the right to change, modify, add or remove portions of these Terms and Conditions in its sole discretion at any time and without prior notice. All changes are effective immediately when posted and apply to all access to and use of the Site thereafter. Please check this page periodically for any modifications. Your continued use of this Site following the posting of any changes will mean that you have accepted the changes.

Accessing the Site and Account Security

To access the Site or some of the resources it offers, you may be asked to provide certain registration details or other information. It is a condition of your use of the Site that all the information you provide on the Site is correct, current and complete. You agree that all information you provide to register with the Site or otherwise, including but not limited to through the use of any interactive features on the Site, is governed by the Site’s Privacy Policy, and you consent to all actions we take with respect to your information consistent with the Privacy Policy. All information we collect on the Site is subject to the Privacy Policy. By using the Site, you consent to all actions taken by us with respect to your information in compliance with the Privacy Policy.

If you choose, or are provided with, a user name, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential, and you must not disclose it to any other person or entity. You also acknowledge that your account is personal to you and agree not to provide any other person with access to this Site or portions of it using your user name, password or other security information. You agree to notify us immediately of any unauthorized access to or use of your user name or password or any other breach of security. You also agree to ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session. You should use particular caution when accessing your account from a public or shared computer so that others are not able to view or record your password or other personal information.

When utilizing the Site, you are prohibited from using ad blocking or ad filtering technology that would remove, alter, or otherwise disrupt the appearance of banner ads and/or sponsored content on our webpages.

We have the right to disable any user name, password or other identifier, whether chosen by you or provided by us, at any time in our sole discretion for any or no reason, including if, in our opinion, you have violated any provision of these Terms & Conditions.

Consent to Receiving Promotional Materials

By registering to use the Site, you authorize, agree and consent to receive, enewsletters, invitations to live and/or digital events, marketing, advertising, promotional or other commercial materials ("Promotional Materials") from Bryn Mawr Communications LLC, its affiliates and business partners by email or other means of communication. Such materials may contain promotional content about pharmaceutical products and ophthalmic devices. You will receive no more than two third party emails and six emails promoting Bryn Mawr Communications LLC, content per day. If you do not wish to have your contact information used to receive promotional materials, you can opt-out by sending us an email stating your request to contactus@bmctoday.com. If we have sent you a promotional email, an option to be omitted from future email distributions will be included in such promotional email.

Copyrights and Limitations on Use

All content in this Site, including site layout, design, images, programs, text and other information (collectively, the "Content") is the property of Bryn Mawr Communications LLC and its affiliated companies or licensors and is protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws. For rights regarding content submitted to the Site by users, see User Contributions.

You may not copy, display, distribute, modify, publish, reproduce, store, transmit, create derivative works from, or sell or license all or any part of the Content, products or services obtained from this Site in any medium to anyone, except as otherwise expressly permitted under applicable law or as described in these Terms and Conditions or relevant license or subscriber agreement.

You may print or download Content from the Site for your own personal, non-commercial use, provided that you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices. You may not engage in systematic retrieval of Content from the Site to create or compile, directly or indirectly, a collection, compilation, database or directory without prior written permission from Bryn Mawr Communications LLC.

You agree that you will not use any robots, spiders, crawlers or other automated downloading programs or devices to: (i) continuously and automatically search or index any Content, unless authorized by us; (ii) harvest personal information from the Site for purposes of sending unsolicited or unauthorized material; or (iii) cause disruption to the working of the Site. If this Site contains robot exclusion files or robot exclusion headers, you agree to honor them. Additionally, you agree not to (a) introduce any viruses, trojan horses, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful to the Site, (b) attempt to gain unauthorized access to, interfere with, damage or disrupt any parts of the Site, the server on which the Site is stored, or any server, computer or database connected to the Site, (c) attack the Site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service attack or (d) otherwise attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Site. Any questions about whether a particular use is authorized and any requests for permission to publish, reproduce, distribute, display or make derivative works from any Content should be directed to Bryn Mawr Communications LLC Global Rights at contactus@bmctoday.com.

You may not use the services on the Site to publish or distribute any information (including software or other content) which is illegal, which violates or infringes upon the rights of any other person, which is abusive, hateful, profane, pornographic, threatening or vulgar, which contains errors, viruses or other harmful components, or which is otherwise actionable at law. Bryn Mawr Communications LLC may at any time exercise editorial control over the content of any information or material that is submitted or distributed through its facilities and/or services.

You may not, without the approval of Bryn Mawr Communications LLC, use the Site to publish or distribute any advertising, promotional material, or solicitation to other users of the Site to use any goods or services. For example (but without limitation), you may not use the Site to conduct any business, to solicit the performance of any activity that is prohibited by law, or to solicit other users to become subscribers of other information services. Similarly, you may not use the Site to download and redistribute public information or shareware for personal gain or use the facilities and/or services to distribute multiple copies of public domain information or shareware.

From time to time we may restrict access to all or specific pages of the Site.

Trademarks

All trademarks appearing on this Site are the property of their respective owners.

Links to Other Sites

The Site may contain hyperlinks to other sites or resources that are provided solely for your convenience. Bryn Mawr Communications LLC is not responsible for the availability of external sites or resources linked to the Site, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. Transactions that occur between you and any third party are strictly between you and the third party and are not the responsibility of Bryn Mawr Communications LLC. Because Bryn Mawr Communications LLC is not responsible for the availability or accuracy of these outside resources or their contents, you should review the terms and conditions and privacy policies of these linked sites, as their policies may differ from ours.

Linking to the Site and Social Media Features

You may link to our site, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part without our express written consent.

The Site may provide certain social media features that enable you to:

  • Link from your own or certain third-party websites to certain content on the Site.
  • Send e-mails or other communications with certain content, or links to certain content, on the Site.
  • Cause limited portions of content on the Site to be displayed or appear to be displayed on your own or certain third-party websites.

You may use these features solely as they are provided by us, solely with respect to the content they are displayed with and otherwise in accordance with any additional terms and conditions we provide with respect to such features. Subject to the foregoing, you must not:

  • Establish a link from any website that is not owned by you.
  • Cause the Site or portions of it to be displayed, or appear to be displayed by, for example, framing, deep linking or in-line linking, on any other site.
  • Otherwise take any action with respect to the materials on the Site that is inconsistent with any other provision of these Terms and Conditions.

The website from which you are linking, or on which you make certain content accessible, must comply in all respects with the Content Standards set out in these Terms and Conditions.

You agree to cooperate with us in causing any unauthorized framing or linking immediately to cease. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

We may disable all or any social media features and any links at any time without notice in our discretion.

User Contributions

The Site may contain message boards, forums, user comment functionality and other interactive features (collectively, "Interactive Services") that allow users to post, submit, publish, display or transmit to other users or other persons (hereinafter, "post") content or materials (collectively, "User Contributions") on or through the Site.

All User Contributions must comply with the Content Standards set out in these Terms and Conditions.

Any User Contribution you post to the Site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. By providing any User Contribution on the Site, you grant us and our affiliates and service providers, and each of our and their respective licensees, successors and assigns the right to use, reproduce, modify, perform, display, distribute and otherwise disclose to third parties any such material for any purpose.

By using the Site, you represent and warrant to us that:

  • You own or control all rights in and to the User Contributions and have the right to grant the license granted above to us and our affiliates and service providers, and each of our and their respective licensees, successors and assigns.
  • All of your User Contributions do and will comply with these Terms and Conditions.

You understand and acknowledge that you are responsible for any User Contributions you submit or contribute, and you have fully responsibility for such content, including its legality, reliability, accuracy and appropriateness.

We are not responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any User Contributions posted by you or any other user of the Site.

Monitoring and Enforcement; Termination

We have the right to:

  • Remove or refuse to post any User Contributions for any or no reason in our sole discretion.
  • Take appropriate legal action, including without limitation, referral to law enforcement, for any illegal or unauthorized use of the Site.
  • Terminate or suspend your access to all or part of the Site for any or no reason, including without limitation, any violation of these Terms and Conditions.

Without limiting the foregoing, we have the right to fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing us to disclose the identity or other information of anyone posting any materials on or through the Site. YOU WAIVE AND HOLD HARMLESS BRYN MAWR COMMUNICATIONS LLC AND ITS AFFILIATES, LICENSEES AND SERVICE PROVIDERS FROM ANY CLAIMS RESULTING FROM ANY ACTION TAKEN BY ANY OF THE FOREGOING PARTIES DURING OR AS A RESULT OF ITS INVESTIGATIONS AND FROM ANY ACTIONS TAKEN AS A CONSEQUENCE OF INVESTIGATIONS BY SUCH PARTIES OR LAW ENFORCEMENT AUTHORITIES.

However, we cannot review material before it is posted on the Site, and cannot ensure prompt removal of objectionable material after it has been posted. Accordingly, we assume no liability for any action or inaction regarding transmissions, communications or content provided by any user or third party. We have no liability or responsibility to anyone for performance or nonperformance of the activities described in this section.

Content Standards

These content standards apply to any and all User Contributions and use of Interactive Services. User Contributions must in their entirety comply with all applicable federal, state, local and international laws and regulations. Without limiting the foregoing, User Contributions must not:

  • Contain any material which is defamatory, obscene, indecent, abusive, offensive, harassing, violent, hateful, inflammatory or otherwise objectionable.
  • Promote discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age.
  • Infringe any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other intellectual property or other rights of any other person.
  • Violate the legal rights (including the rights of publicity and privacy) of others or contain any material that could give rise to any civil or criminal liability under applicable laws or regulations or that otherwise may be in conflict with these Terms and Conditions and the Site’s Privacy Policy.
  • Promote any illegal activity, or advocate, promote or assist any unlawful act.
  • Impersonate any person, or misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person or organization.
  • Involve commercial activities which violate any of these Terms and Conditions or which we deem inappropriate in our sole discretion.
  • Give the impression that they emanate from or are endorsed by us or any other person or entity, if this is not the case.

Disclaimer of Warranties and Liability

Neither Bryn Mawr Communications LLC, its affiliates, nor any third-party content providers or licensors makes any warranty whatsoever, including without limitation, that the operation of the Site will be uninterrupted or error-free; that defects will be corrected; that this Site, including the server that makes it available, is free of viruses or other harmful components; as to the results that may be obtained from use of the Content or other materials on the Site; or as to the accuracy, completeness, reliability, availability, suitability, quality, non-infringement or operation of any Content, product or service provided on or accessible from the Site.

THIS SITE AND ALL CONTENT, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN OR ACCESSIBLE FROM THIS SITE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS OF ANY KIND (EXPRESS, IMPLIED AND STATUTORY, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT AND THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE), ALL OF WHICH BRYN MAWR COMMUNICATIONS LLC DISCLAIMS TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. YOUR USE OF THE SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK.

To the extent permissible under applicable laws, no responsibility is assumed for any injury and/or damage to persons, animals or property as a matter of products liability, negligence or otherwise, or from any use or operation of any ideas, instructions, methods, products or procedures contained in the Site. If the Content contained on this site contains medical or health sciences information, it is intended for professional use within the medical field. No suggested test or procedure should be carried out unless, in the reader's judgment, its risk is justified. Because of rapid advances in the medical sciences, we recommend that the independent verification of diagnoses and drug dosages should be made. Discussions, views, and recommendations as to medical procedures, products, choice of drugs, and drug dosages are the responsibility of the authors.

NEITHER BRYN MAWR COMMUNICATIONS LLC NOR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES OR LICENSORS SHALL BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANYONE ELSE FOR ANY LOSS OR INJURY, CAUSED IN WHOLE OR PART BY ITS NEGLIGENCE OR CONTINGENCIES BEYOND ITS CONTROL IN PROCURING, COMPILING, INTERPRETING, REPORTING OR DELIVERING INFORMATION THROUGH THE SITE. IN NO EVENT WILL BRYN MAWR COMMUNICATIONS LLC, ITS AFFILIATES OR LICENSORS BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANYONE ELSE FOR ANY DECISION MADE OR ACTION TAKEN BY YOU IN RELIANCE ON SUCH INFORMATION. BRYN MAWR COMMUNICATIONS LLC AND ITS AFFILIATES AND LICENSORS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANYONE ELSE FOR ANY DAMAGES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, OR SIMILAR DAMAGES) EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

Bryn Mawr Communications LLC neither endorses nor takes responsibility for any products, goods or services offered by outside vendors through our services or advertised on our system.

Systems Reliability

Bryn Mawr Communications LLC aims to keep the Site available twenty-four (24) hours a day, seven (7) days a week and to maintain saved information. However, due to technical failures, acts of God or routine maintenance, availability may be limited and/or information may be lost. Bryn Mawr Communications LLC shall not be liable for lost information or non-availability of the services.

Indemnification

You hereby agree to indemnify, defend and hold Bryn Mawr Communications LLC, including but not limited to its directors, officers, shareholders, employees, parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, agents and licensors harmless from and against any and all liability, losses, damages and costs, including, without limitation, reasonable attorneys' fees, arising from your use of the Site or Content.

Export Control

You acknowledge that U.S. export control laws and regulations apply to the Site, including the Export Administration Regulations of the U.S. Department of Commerce, which prohibit the export or re-export of products and technology to certain countries and persons. You agree to comply strictly with all U.S. export laws, regulations and orders, and assume sole responsibility for obtaining any required licenses to export or re-export products or technology.

International Users

The Site is controlled, operated and administered by Bryn Mawr Communications LLC from our offices within the USA. If you access the Site from a location outside the USA, you are responsible for compliance with all local laws. You agree that you will not use the Site or any content accessed through the Site in any country or in any manner prohibited by any applicable laws, restrictions or regulations.

Governing Law and Venue

These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, U.S.A., without regard to its conflicts of law principles. You hereby submit to and agree that the sole jurisdiction and venue for any actions that may arise under or in relation to the subject matter hereof shall be the courts located in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

No Waiver

No waiver by Bryn Mawr Communications LLC of any term or condition set forth in these Terms and Conditions shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or condition or a waiver of any other term or condition, and any failure of Bryn Mawr Communications LLC to assert a right or provision under these Terms and Conditions shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.

Severability

If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is held by a court or other tribunal of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable for any reason, such provision shall be eliminated or limited to the minimum extent such that the remaining provisions of the Terms and Conditions will continue in full force and effect.

Entire Agreement

These Terms and Conditions and the Site’s Privacy Policy constitute the sole and entire agreement between you and Bryn Mawr Communications LLC with respect to the Site and supersede all prior and contemporaneous understandings, agreements, representations and warranties, both written and oral, with respect to the Site.

Contact Us

We welcome your questions or comments regarding these Terms and Conditions:
Email Address: contactus@bmctoday.com
Telephone Number: 484-581-1800

Last revised: 14 October 2015