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Restrictions on use
This site is owned and operated by the New York County Dental Society ("NYCDS") and contains material which is derived in whole or in part from material supplied by NYCDS, and other sources, and is protected by international copyright and trademark laws. You may not modify, copy, produce, re-publish, upload, post, transmit or distribute in any way any material from this site including code and software. You may download material from this site for your personal, non-commercial use only, provided you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices.

License to NYCDS
By posting messages, uploading files, inputting data, or engaging in any other form of communication through this service, you are granting NYCDS a royalty-free, perpetual, non-exclusive, unrestricted, worldwide license to:

  1. Use, copy, sublicense, adapt, transmit, publicly perform or display any such communication.
  2. Sublicense to third parties the unrestricted right to exercise any of the foregoing rights granted with respect to the communication.

The foregoing grants shall include the right to exploit any proprietary rights in such communication, including but not limited to rights under copyright, trademark, servicemark or patent laws under any relevant jurisdiction.

Disclaimer
NYCDS has provided links and pointers to Internet sites maintained by third parties. Neither NYCDS, its subsidiary companies nor their affiliates operate or control in any respect any information, products or services on these third-party sites. The materials in this site and the third-party sites are provided "as is" and without warranties of any kind either express or implied. To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, NYCDS disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. NYCDS does not warrant that the functions contained in the materials will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site, including bulletin boards, or the server that makes it available, are free of viruses or other harmful components. NYCDS does not warrant or make any representations regarding the use or the results of the use of the materials in this site or in third-party sites in terms of their correctness, accuracy, timeliness, reliability or otherwise. You (and not NYCDS) assume the entire cost of all necessary maintenance, repair or correction.

Limitation of liability
Under no circumstances, including, but not limited to, negligence, shall NYCDS, its subsidiary and parent companies or affiliates be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, NYCDS materials. You specifically acknowledge and agree that NYCDS is not liable for any defamatory, offensive or illegal conduct of any user. If you are dissatisfied with any NYCDS material, or with any of NYCDS's terms and conditions, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using www.dentalsociety.org.

Termination
This agreement is effective until terminated by NYCDS, at any time without notice. In the event of termination, you are no longer authorized to access the bulletin boards and the restrictions imposed on you with respect to material downloaded from the bulletin boards, the disclaimers and limitations of liabilities set forth in this agreement, shall survive.

Other
This agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York without giving effect to any principles or conflicts of law. If any provision of this agreement shall be unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from this agreement and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.

Please read our Notice & Takedown Policy here.