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This Website Terms of Use Agreement (the “Agreement”) governs your use of the Quorum Review, Inc. (“Quorum”) Website located at www.quorumreview.com (collectively, the “Website”) and pertains the portions of the Quorum website that are publicly available. By using the Quorum Website you are agreeing to these terms. Please read them carefully. Be sure to check this page periodically for updates, as your continued use of the Website signifies your acceptance of any changed items.

Our Intellectual Property

The Quorum Review name and mark are registered or common law trademarks of Quorum. All rights reserved.

Our Website and all of its content (articles, text, photographs, images, illustrations, forms, sample consent forms for study participants, Quorum’s written policies and procedures, information regarding pricing for Quorum’s services, any graphics, webinars and presentations, and software) is referred to in this agreement as the “QR Intellectual Property.” QR Intellectual Property is protected by copyright, trademark, and other laws of the United States, as well as international conventions and the laws of other countries. The intellectual property is owned by Quorum, and the Website itself is protected by copyright as a collective work and/or compilation.

No portion of this Website may be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, or otherwise exploited. Commercial use of the content and information, other than transactions with Quorum, is strictly prohibited without the express prior written consent of Quorum.

Use of the Website and QR Intellectual Property

Quorum hereby grants you a personal, non-exclusive, and non-assignable license to access, view and use the Website and the QR Intellectual Property and to view, download, and/or print a copy of the QR Intellectual Property for the sole purpose of conducting business with Quorum. You agree to comply with all applicable laws, treaties, rules, and regulations with respect to use of the Website and all information and materials in the Website. This license only grants you the right to use the Website and QR Intellectual Property, and you do not acquire any right of ownership or title in it. All right, title and interest in and to the Website and QR Intellectual Property will at all times remain in Quorum.

Restrictions

You may not: (i) use, copy or disclose the Website or the QR Intellectual Property except as permitted by this Agreement; (ii) modify, reverse engineer, decompile or disassemble any part or all of the Website or the QR Intellectual Property; or (iii) create or attempt to create derivative works based on or of the Website or the QR Intellectual Property, in whole or in part.

You agree that you will not engage in any activity that interferes with or disrupts the Website (or the servers and networks that are connected to the Website). You agree that you are solely responsible for (and that Quorum has no responsibility to you or to any party for) any breach of your obligations under this Agreement and for the consequences (including any loss or damage that Quorum may suffer) of any such breach.

You understand that the information presented on this Website is intended for information purposes only and should not be used as a substitute for legal and/or regulatory advice or opinions.

These terms do not grant you the right to use any branding or logos used on our Website. Don’t remove, obscure, or alter any legal notices displayed in or along with our Website.

Your Obligation 

You hereby grant Quorum the right to use any information submitted to Quorum in any manner (including the Website, facsimile, electronic mail, telephone, or hard copy mail) by you or your third-party agents, investigators, or other representatives, including any identifying information, proprietary information, text, images, documents and any other information (collectively, “Your Content”), in connection with performance of the IRB services. You grant Quorum the right to retain a copy of Your Content to satisfy applicable regulatory obligations, including the obligations set out in 21 CFR 56.115.

Our Warranties and Disclaimers

We provide our Website using a commercially reasonable level of skill and care and we hope that you will enjoy using it. But there are certain things that we don’t promise about our Website.

OTHER THAN AS EXPRESSLY SET OUT IN THESE TERMS, QUORUM DOES MAKE ANY SPECIFIC PROMISES ABOUT THE WEBSITE. FOR EXAMPLE, WE DON’T MAKE ANY COMMITMENTS ABOUT THE CONTENT WITHIN THE WEBSITE, THE SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS OF THE SERVICES, OR THEIR RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY, OR ABILITY TO MEET YOUR NEEDS. WE PROVIDE THE SERVICES “AS IS”.

SOME JURISDICTIONS PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN WARRANTIES, LIKE THE IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, WE EXCLUDE ALL WARRANTIES.

NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING TO THE CONTRARY IN THIS SECTION, THE FOREGOING DISCLAIMERS SHALL NOT BE CONSTRUED TO LIMIT IN ANY WAY THE WARRANTIES THAT MAY HAVE BEEN PROVIDED BY QUORUM UNDER ANY SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH YOU.

Our Rights

We may terminate your access, or suspend your access to all or part of the Website, without notice, for any conduct that we, in our sole discretion, believe is in violation of any applicable law or is harmful to the interests of another user, service provider, or us.

Upon termination, you will make no further use of the Website and, upon request, you will return to Quorum or destroy all QR Intellectual Property and erase all such confidential information from any storage media under Your control.

Quorum may make changes to the information contained on this Website at any time, without notice.

Governing Law

This Agreement shall be governed by Washington law excluding its conflicts of laws rules. The exclusive venue for any action between the parties shall be in King County, Washington and you hereby consent to such jurisdiction.

 

COPYRIGHT NOTICE

Copyright © 1999-2018 Quorum Review, Inc, 1501 Fourth Avenue, Suite 800
Seattle, WA 98101, U.S.A. All rights reserved. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.

This was last updated on January 30, 2015.