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This Agreement was last updated on July 23, 2022 (“Effective Date”).
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TalkingDiabetes intends to cooperate fully with any law enforcement officials or agencies in the investigation of any violation of this Agreement or of any applicable laws. TalkingDiabetes reserves the right to seek civil, criminal, or injunctive relief, at its sole discretion and without obligation, to enforce this Code.
5. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
The Website and all content and materials located thereon, including without limitation any TalkingDiabetes names and logos (the “TalkingDiabetes Marks”), the Services, designs, text, graphics and other files, and the selection, arrangement and organization thereof, are the intellectual property of TalkingDiabetes or its licensors. Except as explicitly provided, neither the Website nor this Agreement grant You any right, title, or interest in or to any such content or materials. The TalkingDiabetes Marks are trademarks or registered trademarks of TalkingDiabetes. Other trademarks, service marks, graphics, logos, and domain names appearing on the Website may be the trademarks of third parties. The Website is Copyright © 2020, TalkingDiabetes, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
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- a physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
- identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works;
- identification of the material that is claimed to be infringed or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit TalkingDiabetes to locate the material;
- information reasonably sufficient to permit TalkingDiabetes to contact You, such as an address, telephone number, and if available, an electronic mail address at which You may be contacted;
- a statement that You have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
- a statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that You are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed. For this notification to be effective, You must provide it to TalkingDiabetes’ designated agent at:
1201 N. Market St., Ste 111
Wilmington, DE 19801, USA
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APPLICATION THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS, WAIVERS AND LIMITATIONS DO NOT IN ANY WAY LIMIT ANY OTHER DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES OR ANY OTHER LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY BETWEEN YOU AND TALKINGDIABETES OR BETWEEN YOU AND ANY OF TALKINGDIABETES’ DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, LICENSORS OR SUPPLIERS. SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR THE LIMITATION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES, SO SOME OF THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS, WAIVERS AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. UNLESS LIMITED OR MODIFIED BY APPLICABLE LAW, THE FOREGOING DISCLAIMERS, WAIVERS AND LIMITATIONS SHALL APPLY TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED, EVEN IF ANY REMEDY FAILS ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU THROUGH THE WEBSITE, SERVICES, OR OTHERWISE SHALL ALTER ANY OF THE DISCLAIMERS OR LIMITATIONS STATED IN THIS SECTION.
You agree to indemnify and hold TalkingDiabetes, its directors, officers, employees and agents, and its suppliers, licensors, and service providers, harmless from and against any loss, liability, claim, demand, damages, costs and expenses, including reasonable attorneys’ fees (collectively, “Claims”), arising out of or in connection with: (1) Your use of the Website or Services; (2) any violation of this Agreement (including, without limitation, the Code); (3) Your violation of any applicable law or the intellectual property rights of any third party. TalkingDiabetes will have the right, but not the obligation, to participate through counsel of its choice in any defense by You of any Claims as to which You are required to defend, indemnify, or hard harmless TalkingDiabetes. You may not settle any Claims without the prior written consent of the concerned TalkingDiabetes person or persons.
8. THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES
EXCEPT AS MAY OTHERWISE BE PROVIDED BELOW OR IN A SIGNED AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU AND TALKINGDIABETES, THE SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE FORUM AND REMEDY FOR ANY AND ALL DISPUTES AND CLAIMS RELATING IN ANY WAY TO OR ARISING OUT OF THIS AGREEMENT OR YOUR ACCESS OF THE WEBSITE OR SERVICES SHALL BE FINAL AND BINDING ARBITRATION, except that: (a) to the extent that either of You or TalkingDiabetes has in any manner infringed upon or violated or threatened to infringe upon or violate the other party’s patent, copyright, trademark or trade secret rights, or You have otherwise violated the Code set forth above, then You and TalkingDiabetes acknowledge that arbitration is not an adequate remedy at law and that injunctive or other appropriate relief may be sought; and (b) no disputes or claims relating to any transactions You enter into with a third party through the Website may be arbitrated.
Arbitration under this Agreement shall be conducted by the American Arbitration Association (the “AAA”) under its Commercial Arbitration Rules and, in the case of consumer disputes, the AAA’s Supplementary Procedures for Consumer Related Disputes ( the “AAA Consumer Rules”) (collectively the “AAA Rules”). The location of the arbitration shall be in Wilmington, Delaware, and the allocation of costs and fees for such arbitration shall be determined in accordance with such AAA Rules and shall be subject to the limitations provided for in the AAA Consumer Rules (for consumer disputes). The arbitrator’s award shall be binding and may be entered as a judgment in any court of competent jurisdiction.
10. GOVERNING LAW
This Agreement, including without limitation its construction and enforcement, shall be treated as though it were executed and performed in Wilmington, Delaware, and shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Delaware without regard to its conflict of law principles.
To the extent arbitration is not required under this Agreement, THE PROPER VENUE FOR ANY JUDICIAL ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THIS AGREEMENT OR THE WEBSITE OR SERVICES WILL BE THE STATE AND FEDERAL COURTS IN WILMINGTON, DELAWARE. IN CONNECTION WITH THIS SECTION, THE PARTIES HEREBY STIPULATE TO, AND AGREE TO WAIVE ANY OBJECTION TO, THE PERSONAL JURISDICTION AND VENUE OF SUCH COURTS, AND FURTHER EXPRESSLY SUBMIT TO EXTRATERRITORIAL SERVICE OF PROCESS.
To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, NO ARBITRATION OR CLAIM ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THIS AGREEMENT OR THE WEBSITE OR SERVICES SHALL BE JOINED TO ANY OTHER ARBITRATION OR CLAIM, INCLUDING ANY ARBITRATION OR CLAIM INVOLVING ANY OTHER CURRENT OR FORMER WEBSITE VISITORS, AND NO CLASS ARBITRATION PROCEEDINGS SHALL BE PERMITTED. In no event shall any claim, action or proceeding by You related in any way to this agreement, the Website or Services be instituted more than one (1) year after the cause of action arose.
TalkingDiabetes’ failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of this Agreement shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of this Agreement shall be deemed unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from the Agreement and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. Neither the course of conduct and/or course of dealing between the parties nor trade practice shall act to modify any provision of this Agreement. TalkingDiabetes may assign its rights and duties under this Agreement to any party at any time without notice to You. Your rights and duties under this Agreement are not assignable by You without written consent of TalkingDiabetes.
This Agreement and any other signed writing between You and TalkingDiabetes regarding the Services, constitutes the entire understanding between You and TalkingDiabetes and supersedes any prior or contemporaneous communications or provisions on the subject matter. This Agreement cannot be modified, unless in a writing labeled “Modification to TOU”, executed by both You and an officer of TalkingDiabetes.
If You have any questions, comments, suggestions, or concerns, or if You would like to provide any notice under this Agreement, please contact us via certified mail at:
Attention: Legal Department
1201 N. Market St.
Wilmington, DE 19801
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