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Terms of Use of OAA Orthopaedic Specialists


Welcome to OAA Orthopaedic Specialists (OAA) web site (the "Site"). Please carefully review these Terms of Use ("Terms"). Your use of the Site constitutes your acceptance of these Terms. If you do not agree to abide by all of the provisions contained in these Terms, you must not use or access the Site. OAA Orthopaedic Specialists (OAA) also may make changes at any time and from time to time to these Terms with or without specific notice to you, which will become effective immediately upon posting to this page. For this reason, we urge you to read these Terms each time you visit the Site so you are aware of any such amendments and/or revisions to which you are bound. These Terms were last updated on February 13, 2012.

1. Access to the Site


You may be asked to provide certain registration details or other information to access the Site or to access some of the resources on the Site. You agree that all of the information you provide on the Site will be correct, current, and complete. OAA’s use of your personal information is subject to our Privacy Policy (see the privacy policy link to view our Privacy Policy). OAA has the right to refuse you access to the Site or any of its resources and to suspend or terminate your access at any time and without notice to you. Certain areas of the Site may contain information intended for licensed medical professionals or others with certain qualifications.OAA reserves the right to limit access to certain areas of the Site to users who register and meet certain criteria established by OAA. Each registration is for your personal use only.  You are responsible for preventing unauthorized use of your registration information.  You are responsible for obtaining and maintaining all computer hardware and other equipment needed for access to and use of the Site and all charges related thereto.

2. Modifications to the Site


OAA reserves the right to modify or discontinue all or any portion of the Site, temporarily or permanently, with or without notice to you, and is not obligated to support or update the Site. OAA shall not be liable to you or any third party in the event that OAA exercises its right to modify or discontinue the Site (or any portion of the Site). Unless explicitly stated otherwise, any new features that augment or enhance the current Site shall be subject to these Terms.

3. Trademark and Copyright Notice


Trademarks, service marks and logos displayed on the Site are registered and unregistered trademarks of OAA or its subsidiaries. In addition, all content, including but not limited to text, software, music, sound, photographs, video, graphics or other material contained on the Site or in commercially produced information presented to you through the Site by OAA or its subsidiaries is protected by copyright, patents or other proprietary agreements and laws and you are only permitted to use such content as expressly authorized by OAA or its subsidiaries. Nothing contained herein transfers any right, title, or interest in the Site or its content to you and all rights not expressly granted herein are reserved. OAA will enforce its intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law. The images intended for download by you located on the Site are copyrighted works authored and owned by OAA. You may download, view, copy and print content contained on the Site, subject to the following:

(a) such content may be used solely for personal, informational, or internal business purposes and may not be sold, licensed, or distributed in any electronic or other form;
(b) any and all copyright, trademark and other proprietary rights notices must appear on all copies, including the copyright notice at the bottom of the page;
(c) such content may not be altered or modified from its original downloaded form in any way, including, but not limited to, colorization, cropping, or editing;
(d) such images may not be grouped with other images as part of a collective work or used to create a derivative work, nor shall any image be associated with another to connote approval or endorsement for any commercial, political, illegal, pornographic, or other immoral purposes; and,
(e) no graphics may be used separate from accompanying text.


Except as provided above, you may not use, download, upload, copy, print, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, post, transmit, frame, mirror any images downloaded or obtained from the Site onto another web service, use any meta tags, inline any graphics or distribute any content contained on the Site in whole or in part without the express written permission of OAA. Requests for such permission should be made to OAA. Certain product, service, or company designations for companies other than OAA may be mentioned in the Site for identification purposes only. Such designations are often claimed as trademarks or service marks by such companies. In all instances where OAA is aware of a claim, the designation appears in initial capital or all capital letters and OAA acknowledges those rights. However, please contact the appropriate companies for more complete information regarding such designations and their registration status.

4.  Reporting Copyright Infringement


We respect the intellectual property of others, and we ask you to do the same. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide our Copyright Agent the following information:
a.   An electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest;
b.   A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;
c.   A description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Site;
d.   Your address, telephone number, and email address;
e.   A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
f.   A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your Notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.
For claims of copyright infringement on the Site please call 610-973-6481 or email OAA contactus@oaaortho.com 

5. No Medical Advice


Much of the information on the Site relates to products and services offered by OAA. The information on the Site is provided for your general informational and educational purposes only. It is not intended or recommended as a substitute for professional medical advice. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider regarding any medical condition, diagnosis or treatment. Nothing contained on the Site is intended to be for medical diagnosis or treatment.

6. User Feedback


OAA is pleased to hear from visitors and welcomes your comments regarding the Site. If you send unsolicited feedback on the Site, or unsolicited ideas for new product, processes, materials, or marketing plans, to OAA, please understand that by submitting the information through the Site, you assign OAA, free of charge, all worldwide rights, title and interest in all copyrights and other intellectual property rights in the information or materials you submit. We will be entitled to use any information and materials you submit through the Site for any purpose whatsoever without restriction and without compensating you in any way, and by submitting any such information and materials, you represent to OAA that you have the right to do so.

7. Links and/or Mentions of Third Party Companies and Products


The Site may provide links to web sites operated by third parties and/or mention third-party products or companies. Please refer to the separate terms of use, privacy policies, and other rules posted on these linked sites before you use them. Mention of third-party products, companies, or web sites including links to any such third-party web site are provided merely as a convenience to you, and the mention of any third party product or company or inclusion of any third-party link does not imply affiliation, endorsement or recommendation by OAA. OAA does not review, monitor or check the accuracy of content published on third party sites, and is not responsible for the availability of, and content provided on, third party sites. OAA makes no representations regarding the quality, safety, or suitability of any products by third-party companies.  If you choose to purchase any products or services from a third party, your relationship is directly with the third party and OAA is not responsible for any loss or damage of any sort you may incur from dealing with any third party. In general, in the absence of any other agreement with OAA, you may link or hyper-link to the home page of the Site from your web site, subject to the following:
(a) you notify us by email specifying the URL of each page from which you will be linking to our home page;
(b) you do not frame the Site or any portion of the Site;
(c) you do not deep link into the Site (i.e., you do not link into any page other than the home page);
(d) the link or hyperlink to the Site is not used in a way that suggests that OAA endorses you or your web site;
(e) the link or hyperlink to the Site is not used or presented in any way that disparages OAA or tarnishes, blurs, or dilutes the quality of OAA’s names or trademarks or any associated goodwill;
(f) your site does not engage in illegal or pornographic activities; and
(g) you agree that we may terminate your right to link or hyperlink to the Site at any time for any reason or no reason and you discontinue providing links to the Site immediately upon request by us.

8. Disclaimer


THE SITE AND ALL CONTENT CONTAINED ON THE SITE, MATERIALS, INFORMATION, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES PROVIDED ON THE SITE, ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS.  OAA EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, AND SECURITY AND ACCURACY, AS WELL AS ALL WARRANTIES ARISING BY USAGE OF TRADE, COURSE OF DEALING, OR COURSE OF PERFORMANCE. OAA MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT: (A) THE SITE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS; (B) THE SITE WILL BE AVAILABLE ON AN UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE BASIS; (C) THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE SITE OR ANY PRODUCTS DESCRIBED IN THE SITE WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE; OR (D) THE QUALITY OF ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES, INFORMATION, OR OTHER MATERIAL OBTAINED BY YOU THROUGH THE SITE WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS. ANY CONTENT, MATERIALS, OR INFORMATION DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE SITE IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK.  OAA MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR CHANGES TO THE PRODUCTS AND/OR PROGRAMS DESCRIBED IN THIS SITE AT ANY TIME.  OAA IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR INACCURATE OR OUTDATED INFORMATION OR MATERIALS ON THE SITE.  YOU SHOULD CONTACT OAA OR WHERE APPLICABLE THE THIRD PARTY VENDOR TO VERIFY THAT THE INFORMATION AND MATERIALS DISPLAYED ON THE SITE ARE ACCURATE AND CURRENT.  OAA CANNOT AND DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THIS SITE IS COMPATIBLE WITH YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT OR THAT THIS SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.  OAA ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY AND SHALL HAVE NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY DAMAGES TO, OR VIRUSES THAT MAY INFECT, YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY CONTENT, MATERIALS, OR INFORMATION. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM OAA OR THROUGH THE SITE SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY MADE HEREIN.

9. Limitation of Liability


THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THE OAA SITE MAY INCLUDE INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY ADDED TO THE INFORMATION HEREIN. OAA AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR CHANGES IN THE OAA SITE AT ANY TIME. ADVICE RECEIVED VIA THE OAA SITE SHOULD NOT BE RELIED UPON FOR PERSONAL, MEDICAL, LEGAL OR FINANCIAL DECISIONS AND YOU SHOULD CONSULT AN APPROPRIATE PROFESSIONAL FOR SPECIFIC ADVICE TAILORED TO YOUR SITUATION.

OAA AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY, RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY, TIMELINESS, AND ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS CONTAINED ON THE OAA SITE FOR ANY PURPOSE. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, ALL SUCH INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OR CONDITION OF ANY KIND. OAA AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THIS INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.

TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL OAA AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THE OAA SITE, WITH THE DELAY OR INABILITY TO USE THE OAA SITE OR RELATED SERVICES, THE PROVISION OF OR FAILURE TO PROVIDE SERVICES, OR FOR ANY INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS OBTAINED THROUGH THE OAA SITE, OR OTHERWISE ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF THE OAA SITE, WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF OAA OR ANY OF ITS SUPPLIERS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF DAMAGES. BECAUSE SOME STATES/JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH ANY PORTION OF THE OAA SITE, OR WITH ANY OF THESE TERMS OF USE, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THE OAA SITE.

10. No Resale of the Site


Your right to use the Site is personal to you. You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell or resell the Site, without the express written consent of OAA.

11. Indemnity


You agree to indemnify, defend and hold OAA, its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, shareholders, directors, officers, employees and agents, harmless from any claim, demand, liability, expense, or loss, including reasonable attorneys' fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of, or in any way connected with your use of or access to the Site or your violation of these Terms.

12. Void Where Prohibited


The Site and its contents are intended to comply with the laws and regulations in the U.S.. Although the information on the Site is accessible to users outside of the U.S., the information pertaining to OAA services is intended for use only by residents of the U.S. Other countries may have laws, regulatory requirements and medical practices that differ from those in the U.S.. OAA reserves the right to limit provision of its products or services to any person, geographic region or jurisdiction and/or to limit the quantities or any products or services we provide. Any offer for any product or service made on the Site is void where prohibited.

13. General


In the event that any provision of these Terms shall, in whole or in part, be determined to be invalid, unenforceable or void for any reason, the determination shall affect only the portion of the provision determined to be invalid, unenforceable, or void, and shall not affect the remainder of that provision in any way. You agree to allow a court or arbitrator to replace such an invalid, unenforceable, or void provision with a valid provision which is as similar as possible in substance to the invalid, unenforceable, or void provision. OAA’s failure to act with respect to any breach by you does not constitute a waiver of our right to act with respect to subsequent or similar breaches. OAA may assign its rights and duties under these Terms without such assignment being considered a change to the Terms and without notice to you. You may not assign these Terms without the prior written consent of OAA. These Terms, the Privacy Policy, any operating rules, policies, or procedures that may be posted from time to time by OAA on the Site, and any modifications to the foregoing, constitute the entire agreement between the parties with regard to the subject matter hereof and supersede all prior understandings and agreements, whether written or oral, as to such subject matter. Nothing contained in these Terms shall be deemed to constitute either party as the agent or representative of the other party, or both parties as joint ventures or partners for any purpose. Sections 2, 3 (excluding the second paragraph), and 5 through 21 shall survive termination of these Terms.

14. Acknowledgment


By accessing the Site, you agree to all the terms and conditions of these Terms. You acknowledge (a) that you have read and understood these Terms; and (b) that these Terms have the same force and effect as a signed agreement.

15. Unlawful or Prohibited Activity


As a condition of your use of the OAA Site, you warrant to OAA that you will not use the OAASite for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices. You may not use the OAA Site in any manner which could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the OAA Site or interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of the OAA Site. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the OAA Sites.

We reserve the right to investigate complaints or reported violations of these Terms and to take any action we deem appropriate, including but not limited to, reporting any suspected unlawful activity to law enforcement officials, regulators, or other third parties and disclosing any information necessary or appropriate in our possession to such persons or entities.

16.  Social Media
Our Social Media Policy as it may change from time to time is part of the Terms and available here.

17.  Information and Press Releases


The Site may contain information and press releases about us.  We disclaim any duty or obligations to update this information or any press releases.  Information about companies other than ours contained in the press release(s) or otherwise, should not be relied upon as being provided or endorsed by us.

18.  Privacy Policy


Our Privacy Policy as it may change from time to time is part of the Terms. Please view the Privacy Policy for Site users here. For Patient Privacy information and forms please click here.

19.  Contact Information


If you have any questions regarding these Terms or the Site, please contact OAA.

20.  Miscellaneous


To the maximum extent permitted by law, this agreement is governed by the laws of the State of Pennsylvania, U.S.A. and you hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in Pennsylvania, U.S.A. in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of the OAA Site. Use of the OAA Site is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these terms and conditions, including without limitation this paragraph. You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and OAA as a result of this agreement or use of the OAA Site. OAA’s performance of this agreement is subject to existing laws and legal process, and nothing contained in this agreement is in derogation of OAA’s right to comply with governmental, court and law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of the OAA Site or information provided to or gathered by OAA with respect to such use. If any part of this agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the agreement shall continue in effect. Unless otherwise specified herein, this agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the user and OAA with respect to the OAA Site and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between the user and OAA with respect to the OAA Site. A printed version of this agreement and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this agreement to the same extent an d subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form. It is the express wish to the parties that this agreement and all related documents be available in English.

21. Arbitration


Any legal controversy or legal claim arising out of or relating to the Terms or our services relating to the Site, excluding legal action taken by us relating to Site operations and/or intellectual property, shall be settled solely by confidential binding arbitration in accordance with the commercial arbitration rules of the American Arbitration Association applicable at the time the arbitration commences. The arbitration shall be conducted in Allentown, Pennsylvania. Each party shall bear its own attorneys' fees. Each party shall bear one-half of all arbitration fees and costs.


Last Updated: February 13, 2012

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