Terms & Conditions

Thank you for visiting Corrona.org, the website of Corrona, LLC (“Corrona”).

Corrona’s mission is to advance medical research and improve patient care by providing unique, proprietary data on treatment efficacy and outcomes of patients with autoimmune diseases in a real-world setting.

For more information about Corrona or if you have any questions about these Terms & Conditions, please contact us at:

Corrona, LLC
352 Turnpike Road, Suite 325
Southborough, MA 01772
Phone: 508-408-5435
Fax: 773-347-1689
Email: info@corrona.org

The following Terms & Conditions shall govern the materials and services provided by www.corrona.org (the “Site”).

The terms “you” and “user” as used in these Terms & Conditions refer to all individuals and/or entities accessing this Site for any reason.

By accessing and using the Site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand these Terms & Conditions, and that you accept them and agree to be legally bound by them. You should not use the Site if you have any objections to any of these Terms & Conditions.

Corrona may revise these Terms & Conditions over time as new features are added to the Site or as Internet law and standard evolve. We will post those changes prominently but we recommend that you read these Terms & Conditions periodically when you visit the Site.

Your continued participation on the Site indicates your acceptance of the Terms & Conditions, including your acceptance of the Privacy Policy [] and o the collection, use disclosure, management, and storage of your Personal Information (as defined in the Privacy Policy).

Copyright and Permissions

Please feel free to browse the Site. Except as otherwise noted, all content on the Site is:

Copyright © 2016 Corrona, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

In general, you may download and print single copies of material on the Site, including newsletters, for your own, provided that the material (1) is only used for your personal and/or non-commercial purposes, and (2) retains, without alteration, all copyright, trademark, and other proprietary notices displayed on the materials on the Site as well as any copyright management information.

You may not distribute, transmit, copy, download, or otherwise make available any material from the Site, including any text or images, for public or commercial use without prior written permission from Corrona. You also may not reproduce, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, publish, license, modify, rewrite, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any material contained on the Site without Corrona’s prior written permission.

None of the material contained on the Site (including all software, HTML code, and other code) may be reverse-engineered, disassembled, decompiled, transcribed, stored in a retrieval system, translated into any language or computer language, retransmitted in any form or by any means (electronic, mechanical, photo-reproduction, recordation, or otherwise), resold or redistributed without the prior written permission of Corrona.

Corrona has adopted a policy of terminating services to users who willfully and/or repeatedly infringe.

For further information regarding permission to use material from the Site, please contact us at http://www.corrona.org/contact

Trademark / Service Marks

The trademarks/service marks and logos (collectively the “Marks”) displayed on the Site identify the products and services of Corrona and inform the public as to the source of those products and services. Nothing contained on the Site should be construed as granting any right or license to use any Mark displayed on the Site. Your misuse of any Mark is strictly prohibited, including without limitation, your use of Marks in any of the following ways:

  • In a manner likely to cause confusion;
  • To identify your products or services;
  • In, as, or part of your own trademarks or services marks;
  • In a manner that implies inaccurately a sponsorship, endorsement, or other connection with your products, services or other activities; or
  • In a manner that disparages or dilutes the Marks.

You are also advised that Corrona will enforce its intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law. You agree not to display or otherwise inappropriately use the Marks without prior written permission from Corrona. Please make such requests by email to info@corrona.org. We will evaluate your request and respond as soon as possible.

Intellectual Property Limitation of Liabilities

Corrona respects the intellectual property of others, and we ask visitors to the Site to do the same. If you believe your work has been used in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, the following information in the form of a written notification (pursuant to 17 U.S.C. § 512(c)) must be provided to a designated Copyright Agent of Corrona:

  1. Identification of the copyrighted work(s) that you claim has been infringed;
  2. Identification of where the material that you claim to be infringing is located on the Site;
  3. A statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the disputed material is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law, including the law of copyright fair use;
  4. A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that you are the owner of an exclusive copyright that is allegedly infringed or are authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf;
  5. Your address, telephone number, and e-mail address; and
  6. Your physical or electronic signature.

The designated agent of Corrona for notification of claims of copyright infringement on the Site can be reached as follows:

Address:
Designated Agent for Intellectual Property
Corrona, LLC
325 Turnpike Road, Suite 325
Southborough, MA 01772

Telephone: 508-408-5435
Fax: 773-347-1689
E-mail: info@corrona.org

Similarly, if you believe any of your trademarks or service marks have been infringed, please notify the designated agent of Corrona.

Third Party Sites

This Site may contain links to websites of third parties not affiliated with Corrona. Corrona does not control the material presented in other websites, however, and does not vouch for or assume responsibility for the accuracy of such material. Corrona assumes no liability and shall not be responsible for damages arising from your ability to use those sites or for their content.

Disclaimers

All content of the Site is owned or controlled by Corrona, except as otherwise noted. This content is provided as general information. It may only be used for the purpose of learning about Corrona, or for assessing whether to participate in the Corrona registries or other services as described on the Site.

Corrona is not engaged in rendering medical or other similar professional services or advice via this Site, and nothing contained in this Site is or should be considered or used as a substitute for medical advice, consultation, diagnosis, or treatment offered by a physician or other healthcare professional. Although we welcome your calls, letters and e-mails, please keep in mind that merely contacting Corrona will not establish a doctor-patient relationship between us. Consequently, you should not send confidential information to us unless you are a formal participant in or subscriber to any of Corrona’s Services and only provide confidential information through secure and authorized channels, such as our copyrighted Data Collection Program questionnaires.

None of the information contained and set forth on this Site expressly or impliedly constitutes an offer to enter into a contract or an agreement to form a binding contract. Any parties interested in entering into an agreement or other relationship with Corrona are encouraged to contact us at http://www.corrona.org/contact

Additional Disclaimers and Limitation of Liabilities and Warranties

Information accessed through this Site is presented in summary and interactive form and is not exhaustive. This information is provided “as is” without warranty of any kind, either express or implied. All case studies are entirely hypothetical and are not intended to be representations of events that have or necessarily will occur.

By using this Site, you represent that you are at least 13 years old.

This Site may contain technical inaccuracies, typographical errors, and out-of-date information. Corrona makes no representations as to the accuracy, reliability, completeness, or timeliness of the information posted, and Corrona makes no warranty that the Site will meet your requirements. You understand, acknowledge, and agree that your use of the Site is at your own risk and assume full responsibility for using the information on this Site. Corrona reserves the right to make changes to Site at any time.

CORRONA SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOST REVENUES OR LOST PROFITS, WHICH MAY RESULT FROM THE USE OF, ACCESS TO, OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE. (BECAUSE SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.) CORRONA MAKES NO WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE WITH RESPECT TO ANY OF THE MATERIALS/SERVICES AVAILABLE FROM THE SITE, ALL OF WHICH ARE BEING OFFERED “AS IS.” CORRONA ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY AND SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES TO, OR VIRUSES THAT MAY INFECT, YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT OR OTHER PROPERTY ON ACCOUNT OF YOUR ACCESS TO, USE OF, OR BROWSING THE SITE OR YOUR DOWNLOADING ANY MATERIALS FROM THE SITE.

Indemnification

You shall indemnify and hold harmless Corrona, its affiliates, officers, employees, and agents from and against any and all liability, losses, claims, demands, disputes, damages, and costs of any kind, including without limitation, reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs of litigation resulting from or in any way connected with your use of the Site and/or the Services offered through the Site, and/or your breach of any of the provisions of the Terms & Conditions and/or the Privacy Policy.

Dispute Resolution

Any action based on a breach of the terms herein shall be brought to the federal or local courts located in the State of Delaware, whichever is appropriate, and to whose jurisdiction you consent in such an action. If a breach is found by the court, the court shall have the right to issue an injunction, and grant to Corrona its damages and attorneys’ fees and such other and further relief as the court may deem appropriate.

Applicable Laws and Jurisdictional Issues

The Site shall be governed by the laws of the United States, including federal copyright and trademark laws, federal laws regulating the handling of personal health information, and the laws of the State ofDelawareapplicable to the collection and storage of personal health information and contracts entered into and to be wholly performed therein without regard to conflict of laws or choice of law principles. By visiting and using this Site, you consent to the jurisdiction of the courts located in the State of Delaware and you agree to accept service of process by mail. You hereby waive any and all jurisdictional and venue defenses that might otherwise be available.

Compliance with Laws

You agree that you will not use the Site or the Services provided on or through the Site for any purpose that is prohibited by these Terms & Conditions or that is unlawful. Further, you agree not to access, download, use or export the Site or the Services provided on or through the Site, in violation of U.S. export laws or regulations, or in violation of any other applicable laws, rules or regulations. You agree to comply with all export laws and restrictions and regulations of any United States or foreign agency or authority, and not to directly or indirectly provide or otherwise make available the Site or the Services provided on or through the Site in violation of any such restrictions, laws, rules or regulations, or without all necessary approvals.

Force Majeure

Notwithstanding any other provision contained in these Terms & Conditions, in the event that the performance of any obligation of Corrona is prevented due to acts of God or any government restriction, wars, hostilities, blockades, civil disturbances, strikes, lockouts, or any other cause beyond the reasonable control of Corrona, then Corrona shall not be responsible to you for any failure or delay in the performance of its obligations. Corrona shall promptly notify you of such force majeure condition. The terms of this clause shall not exempt, but merely suspend, Corrona from its duty to perform until as soon as practicable after a force majeure condition ceases to exist.

Headings

The headings of each of these Terms & Conditions are for convenience of reference only. Such headings shall be ignored in the interpretation or construction of any of these terms and conditions.

No Assignment

You may not assign your rights or obligations under this Agreement without the prior express written consent of Corrona.

Invalidity of Provisions

In the event that any portion of these Terms & Conditions is held to be unenforceable, the unenforceable portion shall be construed in accordance with applicable law as nearly as possible to reflect the original intention and the remainder of the provisions shall remain in full force and effect.

No Waiver

Any failure by Corrona to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of these Terms & Conditions shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right.

Changes to the Terms & Conditions

No changes to these Terms and Conditions shall be made except by a revised posting on this page, and no advice or other information provided by the Site or its representatives to any user in any manner which is not posted on this page will constitute any amendment of, waiver or change to these Terms & Conditions, unless such an amendment, waiver or change is in writing from an authorized officer or representative of Corrona.

Other Terms

Some areas of this Site, including but not limited to secure sections of the Site that require you to log in, may have additional rules, guidelines, and/or other terms and conditions that apply to your access and/or use of that area of the Site and that may be revised from time to time (“Other Terms”). There may also be Other Terms for subscribers, physicians, and patients that use Corrona’s services as described on the Site (the “Services”). If there is a conflict or inconsistency between any of these Terms & Conditions and the Other Terms, the Other Terms shall take precedence with respect to your access and use of that area of the Site.

Complete Understanding

These Terms & Conditions constitute the entire understanding between Corrona and you with respect to the Site.

Last updated: February 18, 2016