Terms and Conditions of Use
Please read this User Agreement before using this Service.
1. Welcome to The Michael J. Fox Foundation's Clinical Trial Finder Service ("Fox Trial Finder").
Please carefully review these Terms and Conditions of Use and any policies referenced in it, all of which are part of this Parkinson's Disease Clinical Trial Finder User Agreement ("User Agreement"). By using Fox Trial Finder, you agree to be bound by this User Agreement.
If you do not agree to abide by all of the provisions contained in this User Agreement, you must not use or access Fox Trial Finder.
We reserve the right to change the terms of this User Agreement or to modify any features of Fox Trial Finder at any time without notice to you, and you agree to be bound by such changes. You agree to periodically review this User Agreement to determine whether you agree to any new terms, conditions and policies. Any changes to this User Agreement (including the policies) shall become a part of this User Agreement upon publication and shall apply as soon as they are posted. Any new features or functionality that augment or enhance Fox Trial Finder, shall be subject to this User Agreement upon activation.
The most current version of the User Agreement can be viewed at any time at:http://foxtrialfinder.michaeljfox.org/terms-and-conditions/. This User Agreement including policies were last updated
January 6, 2012.
2. In General
Fox Trial Finder is an information service provided without cost to users to assist potential volunteers for PD clinical trials to learn whether they might be eligible to participate in PD clinical trials and PD clinical trial administrators and similar personnel to learn about potentially eligible PD patients and control volunteers who might be interested in participating in their clinical trials (the "Service").
Nothing in Fox Trial Finder should be used to suggest a course of treatment for
any patient or that participation in a particular clinical trial will be
beneficial to a particular patient. Fox Trial Finder is not a health care
provider and is no substitute for treatment by a physician or other health care
Fox Trial Finder depends on its users to input accurate and truthful information and does not independently verify the accuracy or truth of such information unless The Fox Trial Finder administrator is specifically notified about a potential problem. You will input accurate and truthful information when you use this Service.
You may not use any device, software or routine to interfere with the proper working of this website. You may not take any action that imposes an unreasonable burden upon the infrastructure used to support the efficient operation of this website.
Any individual who uses Fox Trial Finder in any way contrary to these Terms and Conditions of Use or who obtains access to it without meeting the membership requirements will have his or her membership immediately canceled. If you become aware of any such violation, please contact the Fox Trial Finder site administrator at:email@example.com.
Use of Fox Trial Finder is at the discretion of MJFF. MJFF reserves the right to discontinue Fox Trial Finder at any time, limit its use, or prohibit certain individuals or institutions from using it, and MJFF shall not be liable to anyone for any claim of loss or damage related to such decisions.
3. Visiting Users And Registered Members
Visitors to Fox Trial Finder may use the site for purposes of finding clinical trials for which they are potentially eligible. Fox Trial Finder tracks information about how visitors use the Service but does not retain individually identifiable information about visitors. Fox Trial Finder will not transmit to clinical trial administrators and similar personnel any information about visitors, and visitors are responsible for contacting any such administrators to learn more about the clinical trials identified by Fox Trial Finder. Visitors are subject to these Terms and Conditions of Use.
Registered Membership is open to persons diagnosed with PD ("PD patients"), persons authorized by PD patients to utilize Fox Trial Finder on their behalf, persons wishing to assist in PD research by participating in a PD clinical trial, PD clinical trial administrators and personnel involved in patient recruitment ("Registered Members"). If you do not qualify as a Registered Member, please do not attempt to register.
Registered Membership is awarded solely at the discretion of MJFF, and MJFF reserves the right to decline registered membership status to any Registered Member or to deny all or part of its service to any Registered Member. You agree that if you register with Fox Trial Finder, you will provide accurate, current and complete information about yourself and will maintain and update such information promptly if any of it changes. You agree that if any information you provide is inaccurate, not current or incomplete, Fox Trial Finder may prohibit your access to any or all sections of this website.
Registered Member information will be disclosed to other Registered Members in an effort to facilitate participation in PD clinical trials. Aggregated and deidentified Registered Member information, i.e. information that does not permit identification of a particular Registered Member, may be used by MJFF, Fox Trial Finder or their designees to make Fox Trial Finder more effective or perform PD-related research.
Registered Members will assign themselves a User ID and password. Only a Registered Member may use his or her User ID and password. You are responsible for keeping your password confidential and agree not to allow anyone else to use your user name or password to access this website. You are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your User ID and password. If you become aware of unauthorized use of your User ID and password, you agree to immediately notify Fox Trial Finder.
4. Ownership And License Of Information On Fox Trial Finder
Except for your personal information, MJFF or Fox Trial Finder owns all information appearing on this website. MJFF hereby provides you with permission to use such information for the purpose of matching potential PD clinical trial volunteers with PD clinical trials. Any other use of the information found on this website must be separately agreed to by MJFF in writing. To obtain permission to use any Fox Trial Finder information on this website for any purpose other than matching potential volunteers with PD clinical trials, please contact:firstname.lastname@example.org. Except for the purpose of recruiting a person for a PD clinical trial, you agree that you will not use or obtain any information about any user of this web site for any commercial purpose, including, but not limited to, soliciting, offering to sell or selling any product or service to any user of this website.
5. Links or Referrals To Other Web Sites
Through this website or through emails to Registered Members, Fox Trial Finder may refer you to other web sites. MJFF and Fox Trial Finder have no control over the information posted on those web sites and do not assume any responsibility for them. You agree that you will not seek to hold MJFF or Fox Trial Finder responsible for any material related to those web sites.
You shall indemnify, defend and hold harmless MJFF, Fox Trial Finder, their affiliates, and their respective members, directors, officers, managers, employees, agents, and licensors, from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys' fees, resulting from your use of Fox Trial Finder. We reserve the right to assume the exclusive defense of any claim for which we are entitled to indemnification under this Section. In such event, you shall provide us with such cooperation as is reasonably requested by us.
7. Disclaimers Of Liability
MJFF, Fox Trial Finder, their affiliates, and their respective members, directors, officers, managers, employees, shareholders, agents and licensors are not liable for any damages in any way related to use of Fox Trial Finder, including incidental, direct, indirect, consequential, special, punitive, or exemplary damages of any kind, lost revenues or profits, loss of business or loss of data, or for any claim, loss or injury based on errors, omissions, interruptions or other inaccuracies, including, without limitation, as a result of breach of any warranty or other term of this User Agreement.
Any and all information provided through Fox Trial Finder is "as is," and MJFF and Fox Trial Finder do not warrant or represent that any information provided by any third party through Fox Trial Finder is accurate or truthful. Although we will make a good faith effort to correct any errors of which we become aware, we do not make any warranties, express or implied, with respect to this Service or any information offered through this Service. We do not make any representations, nor do we endorse the accuracy, completeness, timeliness or reliability of any material or data displayed, uploaded or distributed through this Service or available through links in this Service. Each user must independently verify the accuracy and truthfulness of the information received through Fox Trial Finder.
MJFF and Fox Trial Finder do not warrant that Fox Trial Finder will be uninterrupted or error-free. We reserve the right to correct any errors or omissions in this Service.
Although we intend to and will take all reasonable steps to prevent the introduction of viruses, worms, "trojan horses" or other destructive materials to this Service, we do not guarantee or warrant that this Service or materials that may be downloaded from this Service do not contain such destructive features. We are not liable for any damages or harm attributable to such features. Your use of this Service and/or download of information from it is at your own risk.
You are responsible for complying with any applicable laws that may apply to you in using this Service.
8. MJFF Financial Support Of PD-Related Clinical Trials
You are hereby notified that MJFF may provide financial support to one or more PD clinical trials appearing on Fox Trial Finder. You hereby release MJFF from any claim that MJFF's financial support of a PD clinical trial identified through your use of Fox Trial Finder caused you harm in any way.
9. Use of Fox Trial Finder and The Michael J. Fox Foundation brands
Fox Trial Finder is a product fully run and managed by The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF). We are eager to have investigators and trial teams whose trials are featured on the site help us promote their trial posting on the site and broader use of the Fox Trial Finder tool to find recruiting Parkinson's clinical trials.
Investigators are encouraged to include a link to their trial on Fox Trial Finder in materials related to the trial, including on the study Web site or their institution's Web site, in a manner that provides a Web link to the listing but does not imply endorsement by MJFF or Fox Trial Finder, for example: "To learn more about this trial, please visit:http://foxtrialfinder.michaeljfox.org/." The appearance, position and other aspects of the link, URL, host Web site, or other item in which the link or URL is included may not be such as to damage or dilute the goodwill associated with Fox Trial Finder and The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research's name and trademarks. The appearance, position and other aspects of the link, URL, host Web site, or other item in which the link or URL is included may not create the false appearance that any other entity is associated with or sponsored by The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research or Fox Trial Finder. If the Web link is listed on a Web site, the link, when activated by a user, must display this Web site full-screen and not with a "frame" on the linked Web site. Any statement or materials that use the Fox Trial Finder name, brand or trademark in any manner other than providing a Web link require approval by MJFF before being made publicly available.
The owner of any Web site or materials with a hyperlink or URL to Fox Trial Finder agrees to the foregoing terms and agrees to delete any such link upon notice from The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research that such permission has been revoked, which notice may be given at any time and for any reason. MJFF reserves the right to suggest altered text or positioning and to deny requests for use of name, brand or trademark. Use of The Michael J. Fox Foundation name, brand or trademark by investigators whose trials are posted to Fox Trial Finder is not permitted unless special permission has been granted by MJFF. Individuals seeking approval of use of the Fox Trial Finder name can email the item using name, brand or trademark email@example.com.
This User Agreement may be terminated by either party for any reason at any time. The terms and conditions of this Agreement shall survive such termination for any disputes relating to it. Any portion of this Agreement or published policy found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be unenforceable shall be severable and all other portions of this Agreement and published policies shall remain in effect.
This User Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the United States and the State of New York, applicable to agreements made and to be performed therein without regard to conflict of laws principles, and you agree that the federal or state courts in New York, New York shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any dispute relating to this Agreement.
BY CONTINUING TO USE THIS SERVICE, YOU AGREE TO ABIDE BY THE TERMS OF THIS USER AGREEMENT.