Terms & Conditions


We encourage members to contribute to this website. Your use of this website and the submission of any material to this website are subject to the following Terms and Conditions.

The Biomarker Bridge and The CHI Bridge is owned, organized and operated by Cambridge Healthtech Institute (CHI).  By using the www.biomarkerbridge.com, www.thechibridge.com World Wide Web site(s), you agree to follow and be bound by these terms of use and agree to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. If you do not agree to these terms of use, please do not use this site. We may revise these terms of use at any time without notice to you. If you have any questions about these terms of use, please contact us by email.

Please also refer to the www.biomarkerbridge.com privacy policy, which is incorporated by reference herein.  

. The Biomarker Bridge and The CHI Bridge is owned, organized and operated by Cambridge Healthtech Institute (CHI). All right, title and interest in and to the materials provided on this Site, including but not limited to information, documents, logos, graphics, sounds, and images (the "Materials") are owned either by CHI or by its respective third party authors, developers, or vendors ("Third Party Providers"). Except as otherwise expressly provided by CHI, none of the Materials may be copied, reproduced, republished, downloaded, uploaded, posted, displayed, transmitted, or distributed in any way and nothing on this Site shall be construed to confer any license under any of CHI intellectual property rights, whether by estoppel, implication, or otherwise. Please contact us by email  if you have any questions about obtaining such licenses. CHI does not sell, license, lease or otherwise provide any of the Materials other than those specifically identified as being provided by CHI.  Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved by CHI. 

  1. Limited Permission to Use Materials. CHI hereby grants you permission to use, view, copy and print the Materials on any single, stand-alone computer solely for your personal, informational, non-commercial use and provided that (i) the copyright notice appearing at paragraph 10 below and the trademark notice appearing at paragraph 11 below appears in the Materials, (ii) the Materials are not used on any other Web site or in a networked computer environment and (iii) the Materials are not modified in any way. This permission terminates automatically without notice if you breach any of these terms or conditions. Upon termination, you will immediately destroy any downloaded or printed Materials. Any unauthorized use of any Materials contained on this Site may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity and communications regulations and statutes.  
  2. Links to Third Party Sites. This Site may contain links to Web sites controlled by parties other than www.biomarkerbridge.com, www.thechibridge.com or www.healthtech.com (the "Third Party Sites"). CHI is not responsible for and does not endorse or accept any responsibility for the availability, the contents or use of the Third Party Sites or any Web site accessed from a Third Party Site, or any changes or updates to such sites. CHI is not responsible for webcasting or any other form of transmission received from any Third Party Site. CHI is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by CHI, of the Third Party Site. You acknowledge that you bear all risks associated with access to and use of content provided on Third Party Sites and agree that CHI is not responsible for any loss or damage of any sort you may incur from dealing with a third party. You should contact the site administrator for the applicable Third Party Site if you have any concerns regarding such links or the content located on a Third Party Site.  
  3. The site and all materials provided on the site are provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis. To the fullest extent permitted by law, CHI 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 and non-infringement.  

    CHI makes no warranty that: (a) the site or the materials will meet your requirements; (b) the site or the materials 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 materials offered through the site, will be accurate or reliable; or (d) the quality of any products, services, information, or other material purchased or obtained by you through the site or in reliance on the materials will meet your expectations.  
    Any material obtained through the use of the site is done at your own discretion and risk. CHI shall have no responsibility for any damage to your computer system or loss of data that results from the download of any content, materials, information or software.  
  4. Limitation of Liability. In no event shall www.biomarkerbridge.com, www.thechibridge.com, its officers, directors, employees, or agents be liable for any indirect, punitive, special, incidental, or consequential damage (including but not limited to loss of business, revenue, profits, use, data or other economic advantage), however it arises, whether in an action of contract, negligence or other tortious action, or arising out of or in connection with the use or inability to use this site or materials available from this site, even if CHI has been previously advised of the possibility of such damage. If your use of materials from this site results in the need for servicing, repair or correction of equipment or data, you assume any costs thereof. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.  
  5. Indemnification. You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless CHI, its officers, directors, shareholders, employees and agents from and against any and all claims, liabilities, damages, losses or expenses, including reasonable attorneys' fees and costs, arising out of or in any way connected with your access to or use of the Site and the Materials.  
  6.  Unsolicited Submissions. CHI does not want you to submit confidential or proprietary information to it through this Site, without first contacting CHI. All comments, feedback, information or material submitted to CHI through or in associate with this Site shall be considered non-confidential and CHI property, unless otherwise set forth herein or agreed to by CHI in writing. By providing any unsolicited submissions to CHI you hereby assign to CHI, at no charge, all worldwide right, title and interest in and to the submissions and any intellectual property rights associated therewith. CHI shall be free to use and/or disseminate such submissions on an unrestricted basis for any purpose. You acknowledge that you are responsible for the submissions that you provide, including their legality, reliability, appropriateness, originality and content.  
  7. Compliance with Laws. You may not access, download, use or export the Site or Materials in violation of United States Federal or state laws or regulations, or in violation of any other applicable laws or regulations. Any such violation is expressly against these terms of use and you must cease from using this Site immediately.  
  8. Children. Minors are not eligible to use the Site, and we ask that they do not submit any personal information to us.  
  9. Governing Law; Venue. By using this Site, you expressly agree that your rights and obligations shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State of Massachusetts, excluding its choice of law rules. Any legal action or proceeding relating to your access to or sue of the Site or Materials shall be instituted in a state or federal court in Massachusetts, and in Middlesex County. You and CHI agree to submit to the jurisdiction of, and agree that venue is proper in, these courts in any such legal action or proceeding. These terms of use expressly exclude and disclaim the terms of the U.N. Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods, which shall not apply to any transaction conducted through or otherwise involving this Site.  
  10. Copyrights. All Site design, text, graphics, the selection and arrangement thereof, Copyright © 2009, CHI, and www.biomarkerbridge.com and  www.thechibridge.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  11.  Trademarks. CHI and www.biomarkerbridge.com and www.thechibridge.com, all images and text, and all page headers, custom graphics and button icons on the Site are service marks, trademarks, and/or trade dress of CHI. All other trademarks, product names and company names or logos cited herein are the property of their respective owners.  
  12. Use of our website You may not upload any material to this website or post any comment on this website without first registering with us. By using this website you are agreeing to be bound by these terms and conditions ("these Conditions") and our Privacy Policy.

    We may change these Conditions or our Privacy Policy at any time by posting changes on this website, and without giving you notice, so please check them each time you visit this website - the date of publication of these terms and conditions will be indicated. If you continue to use this website after we have posted any change to these Conditions or our Privacy Policy, you will be agreeing to that change.

    We monitor and may record any use that you or anyone else makes of this website. If you have any complaint about any material submitted by a third party to our website, you should contact us immediately at biomarkerbridge.com. You can also report such material to us by using our moderation system.

    You must not try to circumvent the security features of this website, or tamper with, hack into, or in any other way disrupt or disable any computer system, server, website, router or other device used to host this website or make it available.

  13. Payment Terms and Registration
    Biomarker Bridge Membership allows you to become a member and have full access to all features in Biomarker Bridge on an ongoing basis for the payment of membership fees. Your membership to Biomarker Bridge will renew automatically unless you instruct us not to renew your Membership.

    Biomarker Bridge recurring membership: an ongoing basis with automatic payment of membership fees. Your membership to Biomarker Bridge will renew automatically, and you will be charged for renewal periods, unless you instruct us not to renew your Membership.

    When creating and using your membership and registering with Biomarker Bridge you will provide CHI with accurate, complete and updated account information. Failure to do so will be a breach of these Biomarker Bridge Terms and our agreement with you. A breach may result in immediate termination of your membership (see "Termination of your access to Biomarker Bridge" below). If you change any details such as name or e-mail address you must update these details in your Account.

    Your membership is not transferable. You may not transfer your membership to any other person or share your usernames or passwords with any other person. You may as a subscriber update your billing and address details.

  14. Termination of your Biomarker Bridge Membership
    This agreement for your Biomarker Bridge members, as part of your account, is effective until terminated by either party in accordance with these terms.

    No refund for unused benefits under your Biomarker Bridge Membership shall be provided by us EXCEPT where you are terminating your membership because material changes to these Membership Terms.





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