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Sign-In Name and Password Policy
During the registration process for this Site, we may require you to select and input a unique sign-in name (“Sign-In Name”) and a password (“Password”). Each Sign-In Name and corresponding Password can only be used by one End User. You are solely responsible for the confidentiality and use of your Sign-In Name and Password, as well as for any use, misuse or communications entered through the Site using your Sign-In Name and Password. You agree to notify us immediately if you become aware of any loss, theft or unauthorized use of your Sign-In Name or Password and we reserve the right to delete or change one or both of them at any time and for any reason. United States Use Only. This Site is intended to be used only by End Users who are residents of the United States. End Users who access the Site from outside the United States do so at their own initiative and risk and are responsible for compliance with all applicable laws.
Intellectual Property Rights in the Site
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Links to Other Web Sites
This Site may periodically provide links to third party websites (“Third-Party Sites”) as well as other websites operated by NeoStem® (“Other NeoStem® Sites”). This Agreement governs only this Site and not any Third Party Sites or Other NeoStem® Sites. Our decision to link to a Third-Party Site is not an endorsement of the content or services in that linked Third Party Site. If you decide to access linked Third-Party Sites, you do so at your own risk You should direct any concerns regarding any Third-Party Sites to the administrator of the applicable Third-Party Site.
Advertisements on this Site
NeoStem®, in its sole discretion, may post the advertisements of third parties on the Site. The display of advertisements on the Site is not intended as and does not in any manner constitute a recommendation, endorsement, or approval of the advertiser or its services by NeoStem®. Your correspondence or any other dealings with advertisers found on this Site are solely between you and such advertiser and we are not responsible or liable for the statements or conduct of any third party, nor for any loss or damage incurred as a result of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of such advertisers on this Site.
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Actual or attempted unauthorized use of the Site may result in criminal and/or civil prosecution. NeoStem® reserves the right to view, monitor, and record activity on the Site without notice or permission from you. Any information obtained by monitoring, reviewing or recording is subject to review by law enforcement organizations in connection with investigation or prosecution of possible illegal activity on the Site. NeoStem® will also comply with all court orders as well as law enforcement and regulatory inquiries involving requests for such information.
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Copyright Infringement Notification Procedures
- An electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest;
- A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;
- A description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Site;
- Your address, telephone number and email address;
- 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
- 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 duly authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.