These are the general terms and conditions governing your use of this website and our services. By signing up for the Scolios-us Bracing Mentor Program and completing the application process, you are concluding a legally binding agreement based on these terms with Scolios-us, LLC.
Code of Conduct
By participating in the Scolios-us Bracing Mentor Program, you agree that you will not:
- use the program for any purpose that is illegal.
- use the program for any harmful purpose.
- use the program in order to damage Scolios-us.
- provide medical advice.
- spam, solicit money from, or defraud any participants.
- impersonate any person or entity or post any images of another person without his or her permission.
- bully, “stalk,” intimidate, assault, harass, mistreat or defame any person.
- send or post any content that violates or infringes anyone’s rights, including rights of publicity, privacy, copyright, trademark or other intellectual property or contract right.
- send or post content that is hate speech, threatening, sexually explicit; incites violence; or contains nudity or graphic violence.
- use offensive language.
- promote racism, bigotry, hatred or physical harm of any kind against any group or individual.
- solicit passwords for any purpose, or personal identifying information for commercial or unlawful purposes from other participants or disseminate another person’s personal information without his or her permission.
- use another participant's email, share an email with another user, or maintain more than one email.
- create another email if we have already terminated your account.
- violate our Code of Conduct, as updated from time to time.
Protect Your Personal Information
Never share personal information, such as your social security number, home or school address, or details about your daily routine (e.g., that you go to a certain gym every Monday) with people you don’t know well.
Reporting Suspicious and Offensive Behavior
When someone has crossed the line, the incident should be reported to Scolios-us immediately. Report anyone that violates our terms to [email protected] Here are some examples of violations:
- Requests for money or donations
- Harassment, threats, and offensive messages
- Inappropriate or harmful behavior
- Providing medical advice
Scolios-us, LLC provides the service on an “as is” and “as available” basis and to the extent permitted by applicable law, grants no warranties of any kind, whether express, implied, statutory or otherwise with respect to the service (including all content contained therein), including, without limitation, any implied warranties of satisfactory quality, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement. Scolios-us does not represent or warrant that (a) the program will be uninterrupted, secure, or error free, (b) any defects or errors in the program will be corrected, or (c) that any content or information you obtain on or through the program will be accurate.
Scolios-us takes no responsibility for any content that you or another user or third party posts, sends, or receives through the program. Any material downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of the program is accessed at your own discretion and risk.
Scolios-us disclaims and takes no responsibility for any conduct of you or any other participant.
Any information shared between individuals through the Scolios-us Bracing Mentor Program is not intended or implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay seeking treatment because of something you were told by a mentor/mentee.
The information on our website, bracingforscoliosus.org, is not intended or implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. All content, including text, graphics, images, and information, contained on or available through this website is for general information purposes only. You are encouraged to confirm any information obtained from or through this website with other sources, and review all information regarding any medical condition or treatment with your physician. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay seeking medical attention because of something you have read on or accessed through this website.
Personally Identifiable Information is any information that can be used to identify a specific individual such as your name, email address, and phone number. Scolios-us, LLC asks you to provide Personally Identifiable Information when signing up for the Scolios-us Bracing Mentor Program.
Scolios-us, LLC uses the information you provide for several purposes, such as to communicate with you and to match you to a mentor/mentee who shares similar interests with you.
Scolios-us, LLC does not sell or otherwise share Personally Identifiable Information with third parties without your consent. When a mentee signs up to be matched with a Scolios-us Bracing Mentor, he/she (if under 18, his/her parent) gives consent to Scolios-us to share Personally Identifiable Information with the selected mentor once the mentor agrees to become the mentor. A mentor's Personally Identifiable Information will not be shared until he/she has agreed to mentor a specific individual, at which point his/her name and contact information will be shared with the mentee.
Scolios-us, LLC uses industry-standard tools, such as firewalls, to ensure that your information is secure and confidential.
Limitations of Liability
Scolios-us, LLC and its affiliates assume no responsibility for any consequence relating directly or indirectly to any action or inaction you take based on the content available via the website. You must evaluate, and bear all risks associated with, the use of any content, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of such content. You specifically acknowledge that Scolios-us is not liable for the defamatory, offensive or illegal conduct of users or third parties.
Additionally, in no event will Scolios-us or its affiliates be liable for any special, indirect, incidental, punitive, or consequential damages, including, without limitation, any loss of use, loss of profits, loss of data, cost of procurement of substitute products or services, or any other such damages, howsoever caused, and on any theory of liability, whether for breach of contract, tort (including negligence and strict liability), or otherwise resulting from (1) the use of,or the inability to use the website; (2) the cost of procurement of substitute services, items, or websites; (3) unauthorized access to or alteration of your transmissions or data; (4) the statements or conduct of any third party on the website; or (5) any other matter relating to the website. These limitations will apply whether or not Scolios-us, LLC has been advised of the possibility of such damages and notwithstanding any failure of essential purpose of any limited remedy.
Modifications to this Agreement
Scolios-us, LLC may make changes to this agreement from time to time in its sole discretion, by updating this posting on this website and specifying the effective date of the new version of the agreement. Your continued use of the website following the posting of a new version of the Agreement constitutes your acceptance of any such changes. Accordingly, whenever you visit this website you should check to see if a new version of the agreement has been posted.
If you have any questions or concerns with respect to this agreement or the website. you may contact a representative of Scolios-us, LLC by e-mail at [email protected]