This Member Website does not provide medical advice. All health and health-related information contained within this Member Website is intended to be general in nature and for informational and educational purposes only. It is not intended to be a substitute for professional health advice, diagnosis or treatment or a professional’s independent medical judgment.
Cogence reserves the right to terminate a Member’s subscription with no refund of membership payments, if the Member allows another person to access the Member’s account credentials. Do not share your account credentials.
The entire contents of the Member Website, including without limitation text, graphics, photographs, images, moving images, sound, and illustrations, are the property of Cogence (or its affiliates or licensors) and are protected by copyright, trademark, or other intellectual property laws (except that when applicable, copyright to cited materials is retained by the authors of the articles cited or the assigned rights holders, as stipulated by United States copyright law, or unless otherwise indicated on the subject material). The trademarks, service marks and logos (including the name “Cogence” and the tagline “Shaping the Future of Functional Immunology”) used and displayed on this Member Website belong to Cogence or others, as applicable. Nothing on this Member Website should be construed as granting—by implication, estoppel, or otherwise—any license or right to use any trademark displayed on this Member Website without the prior written permission of the trademark owner. This Member Website is copyrighted.
As a member (“Member”), you have certain rights specified below; all other rights are reserved. Subject to the exceptions set forth below, you may not use the Member Website in a manner that constitutes an infringement of our rights or that has not been authorized by Cogence.
Use of Material
By subscribing to the Cogence Immunology Course (“Course”) offered by Cogence, Members will have access to the Course instructional videos, and access to supportive materials related to the Course. These may change from time to time. They currently include question and answer webinars, access to an ongoing question and answer member community online question and answer forum, periodic emails of research updates and clinical pearls, and any advanced instructional modules purchased separately by the Member that may become available from time to time.
You understand that you will need to create an account to subscribe to this Member Website, that the duration of your subscription is twelve (12) months per membership period, and that you will need to renew your subscription for a fee at the end of each subscription period. As part of the registration process, you agree to provide true, accurate, current, and complete information about yourself as prompted by the Member Website’s registration form.
Cogence, LLC reserves the right to deny access to its services to any individual, at the sole discretion of Cogence, LLC.
During the registration process, Members will be given access credentials (user name, password, etc.). All Members must keep their access credentials confidential and not disclose them to or share them with anyone else. It is your sole responsibility to (1) prevent the dissemination of or use of your access credentials by any other party; (2) promptly inform Cogence if you believe your access credentials have been compromised or if there is any other reason you need to deactivate a password or otherwise change your access credentials. To send Cogence an email, use the “Contact Us” link located on the website. You grant Cogence and all other persons or entities involved in the operation of this Member Website the right to transmit, monitor, retrieve, store, and use your information in connection with the operation of the Member Website. Cogence cannot and does not assume any responsibility or liability for any information you submit or any misuse of information transmitted to or received by Cogence. Cogence reserves the right to terminate a Member’s subscription without refunding any part of the Member’s membership fee if the Member allows other persons to access the Member Website content using the Member’s username and password.
You acknowledge 1) that “online access to proprietary educational materials” constitutes the product being provided, 2) that once you have been granted access, you have received the product that you purchased, and 3) that the opportunity for access is by its nature not a reversible process. Accordingly, you acknowledge that it is impossible for you to return the item or be entitled to a return of the membership fee.
You may cancel your membership at any time. Cancellation of membership results in loss of access to materials to which membership provides the privilege of access.
All materials contained in this Member Website are provided on an “as is” basis, without warranties of any kind, either expressed or implied, including, but not limited to, warranties of title or implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. The use of contents of this Member Website is at the Member’s own risk.
Cogence does not warrant that the site or any of its functions will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that any part of this site, including bulletin boards or the servers that make it available are free of viruses or other harmful components.
Limitations on Liability
Neither Cogence nor anyone else involved in creating, producing, or delivering the materials contained in this Member Website (including Cogence’s officers, directors, managers, members, shareholders, and agents) shall be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential, or punitive damages arising out of the Member’s use of or inability to use the contents of this Member Website, even if Cogence or any such persons noted above are advised beforehand of the possibility of such damages.
Because some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of certain categories of damages, the above limitation may not apply to you. In such states, our liability and the liability of our subsidiaries, parent companies and affiliates, is limited to the fullest extent permitted by such state law.
Access and Interference
You agree that you will not use any robot, spider, scraper or other automated means to access the Member Website for any purpose. You also agree not to: (i) take any action that imposes or may impose in our sole discretion an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure; (ii) interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Member Website or any activities conducted on the Member Website; or (iii) bypass any measures we may use to prevent or restrict access to the Member Website.
This Member Website may contain links to other sites as a convenience to you. Cogence does not monitor and has no control over the information and privacy policies and practices of those websites. Nor is it responsible for their content, collection and use of information, or freedom from error or viruses. Cogence assumes no responsibility for any materials contained in any third-party website. Links to other websites do not necessarily constitute endorsement of products, services, or ideas, described or appearing in other resources. Members assume sole responsibility for accessing third-party websites and using the content on those sites. It is your responsibility to recognize, by paying attention to your browser’s address bar, when you are leaving Cogence’s Member Website.
You must provide and are solely responsible for all hardware or software necessary to access this Member Website. You assume the entire cost of and responsibility for any damage to, and all necessary maintenance, repair or correction of, that hardware and or software.
You acknowledge that you may incur charges from your wireless carrier, internet service provider, or other method of internet or data access by using this Member Website and that payment of any such charges will be your sole responsibility. You agree that your use of the Member Website will be in accordance with all requirements of your wireless carrier, internet service provider, or other method of internet or data access. We do not control network access. Your use of these networks may not be secure and may expose your personal information sent over such networks.
Notwithstanding this, Cogence, LLC shall still be allowed to apply for injunctive or other equitable relief to protect or enforce its intellectual property rights in any court of competent jurisdiction.
Improperly Filed Claims
Termination of Service
To access certain features of our Member Website, we may ask you to provide certain demographic, information including your clinical degree, year of birth, location, or other such information. In addition, if you elect to sign-up for a particular feature of the Site, such as discussion forums, blogs, photo- and video-sharing pages or social networking features, you may also be asked to register with us on the form provided and such registration may require you to provide information, such as your name and email address. You agree to provide true, accurate, current, and complete information about yourself as prompted by the Site’s registration form. If we have reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate, or incomplete, we have the right to suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the Site (or any portion thereof).
Digital Millennium Copyright Act
In operating this Member Website, we may act as a “services provider” under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (the “Act”) and offer services as an online provider of materials and links to third-party web sites. As a result, third-party materials that we do not own or control may be transmitted, stored, accessed or otherwise made available using the Member Website. If you believe any material available on this Member Website infringes a copyright, you should notify us using the notice procedure for claimed infringement under the Act (17 U.S.C. Sect. 512(c)(2)). We will respond expeditiously to remove or disable access to the material claimed to be infringing and will follow the procedures specified in the DMCA to resolve the claim between the notifying party and the alleged infringer who provided the content. Any notice of copyright infringement under the Act should be sent to Cogence, LLC using the contact information that appears on the website.