Legal Terms and Conditions
This page states the Terms and Conditions under which you, the Web Site visitor ("You") may use this Web Site, which is owned by the Global Alliance for Pharmacy Education (“GAPE”).
Please read this page carefully. By using this Web Site, You agree to be bound by all of the Terms and Conditions set forth below. If You do not accept these Terms and Conditions, please do not use this Web Site. GAPE may, in its sole discretion, revise these Terms and Conditions at any time; therefore, You should visit this page periodically to review the Terms and Conditions.
THE WEB SITE AND ITS MATERIAL ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” BASIS WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND. GAPE, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, INCLUDING THE WARRANTY OF MERCHANABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTIES RIGHTS, AND THE WARRANTY OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. ALTHOUGH GAPE STRIVES TO PROVIDE THOROUGH AND ACCURATE MATERIALS ON ITS SITE, WE MAKE NO WARRANTIES ABOUT THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, COMPLETENESS, OR TIMELINESS OF THE MATERIAL, SERVICES, SOFTWARE, TEXT, GRAPHICS, AND LINKS.
Use of Site Material
The contents of this Web Site, such as text, graphics, images and other content (the "Site Material") are protected by copyright under both United States and foreign laws. GAPE, however, does not own copyright on the Site Material found on the Pharmacy Education Assessment & Accreditation Services (“PEAAS”) section of the Web Site—such copyright is owned by third-party individuals who have submitted material to the Web Site. To this end, the PEAAS Site Material is used by GAPE pursuant to a license granted by the third-party submitters. GAPE authorizes You to view and download the Site Material for non-commercial use. Unauthorized use of the Site Material violates copyright, trademark, and other laws. You agree to retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the original Site Material on any copy You make of such material. You may not sell or modify our Site Material or reproduce, display, distribute, or otherwise use the Site Material in any way for any public or commercial purpose. Use of the Site Material on any other web site or in a networked environment is prohibited except as authorized hereunder.
The names, marks and logos appearing in the Site Material are, unless otherwise noted, trademarks owned by or licensed to GAPE or an affiliated organization or company. The use of these marks, except as provided in these Terms and Conditions, is prohibited. From time to time, GAPE makes fair use in this Web Site of trademarks owned and used by third parties. Any such marks are clearly noted, and GAPE makes no claim to ownership of those marks.
In accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”), 17 U.S.C. § 512(c)(3), Pub. L. 105-304, GAPE has designated the following individual to receive notification of alleged copyright infringement on the Web Site: Daniel Cassidy, COO, GAPE, 1727 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314A claim of copyright infringement must be submitted in writing via either a physical or electronic medium and contain the following:1. A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.2. Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed.3. Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing 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 the service provider to locate the material. 4. Information sufficient to allow the service provider to contact the complaining party, such as an address, telephone number and, if available, an electronic mail address.5. A statement that the complaining party has 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.6. A statement that the information in the notification is accurate and, under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
GAPE welcomes Your comments on our Web Site, however, You acknowledge that if You send us creative suggestions, ideas, notes, drawings, concepts, inventions or other information or post any content on the Web Site, (collectively, the "Information"), You shall have granted GAPE a perpetual, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use such Information for any purpose whatsoever, commercial or otherwise, without compensation to the provider of the Information. Information that You post on the Web Site shall be deemed Site Material and available for use by third parties as permitted hereunder.
As a user of this Web Site, You are responsible for Your own communications and are responsible for the consequences of their transmission and/or posting. Therefore, do not do any of the following things: transmit to us material that is copyrighted, unless You are the copyright owner or have the permission of the copyright owner to post it; send material that reveals trade secrets, unless You own them or have the permission of the owner; send material that infringes on any other intellectual property rights of others or on the privacy or publicity rights of others; send material that is obscene, defamatory, threatening, harassing, abusive, hateful, or embarrassing to another user or any other person or entity; send advertisements or solicitations of business; or impersonate another person.
GAPE reserves the right to expel users and prevent their further access to this Web Site for violating these terms or the law and reserves the right to remove any communications from this Web Site. The violation of any of the terms and conditions set forth on this Legal Terms and Conditions page shall result in the immediate revocation of your license to use the Site Material and obligates You to immediately destroy any copies of the Site Material in your possession.
Limitation of Liability
Although GAPE strives for accuracy in all elements of the Site Material, it may contain inaccuracies or typographical errors. Additionally, while users of this Site are bound by these terms and conditions not to submit false material, GAPE cannot be responsible for the violation of these terms by users, or for the reliance by users upon false or misleading material submitted by other users. GAPE makes no representations about the accuracy, reliability, completeness, or timeliness of the material on this Web Site or about the results to be obtained from using the Web Site. You use the Web Site and its material at your own risk.
GAPE DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE WEB SITE WILL OPERATE ERROR-FREE OR THAT THE WEB SITE AND ITS SERVER ARE FREE OF COMPUTER VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL MATERIAL. IF YOUR USE OF THE WEB SITE OR THE SITE’S MATERIAL RESULTS IN ANY COSTS OR EXPENSES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE NEED FOR SERVICING OR REPLACING EQUIPMENT OR DATA, GAPE SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR THOSE COSTS OR EXPENSES.
THIS WEB SITE AND ITS MATERIAL ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND. GAPE, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, INCLUDING THE WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTIES RIGHTS, AND THE WARRANTY OF FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE. ALTHOUGH GAPE STRIVES TO PROVIDE THOROUGH AND ACCURATE MATERIALS ON ITS SITE, WE MAKE NO WARRANTIES ABOUT THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, COMPLETENESS, OR TIMELINESS OF THE MATERIAL, SERVICES, SOFTWARE, TEXT, GRAPHICS, AND LINKS.
Disclaimer of Consequential Damages
IN NO EVENT SHALL GAPE, ITS AFFILIATES, OR ANY THIRD PARTIES MENTIONED ON THE SITE BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS, OR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM LOST DATA OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) RESULTING FROM THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE MATERIAL ON THIS WEB SITE OR SITES LINKED TO THIS WEB SITE, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT GAPE IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
This Web Site contains links to web sites owned by third parties. These links are provided solely as a convenience to You and are not an endorsement by GAPE of the contents on those other sites. GAPE is not responsible for the content of any linked sites and makes no representations regarding the content or accuracy of materials on such sites. If You decide to visit any third-party sites using links from this Web Site, You do so at your own risk.
By using this Web Site, You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless GAPE, its officers, directors, employees and agents, from and against any and all losses, claims, damages, costs and expenses (including reasonable legal and accounting fees) that GAPE may become obligated to pay arising or resulting from your use of the Site Material or your breach of these Terms and Conditions. GAPE reserves the right to assume or participate, at your expense, in the investigation, settlement and defense of any such action or claim.
At GAPE, your privacy is important to us. GAPE does not collect personally-identifying information about You (such as Your name, address, telephone number, or e-mail address) unless You are a member and/or voluntarily submit that information to us through one of our Contact pages, or by e-mail or other means. We treat the information in our database, including any information You submit through this Web Site, as confidential and, do not sell or otherwise disclose such information to third parties except under strict guidelines involving member service or the enhancement of our member programs.
When You visit our Web Site, we may automatically collect certain non-identifying information about you, such as the type of browser or computer operating system You use or the domain name of the Web Site from which You linked to us. In addition, we may store some information on your computer’s hard drive as a "cookie" or similar type of file. We use this information internally, to help us enhance the efficiency and usefulness of the Web Site. If You object to this, please consult your Browser’s documentation for information on erasing or blocking cookies.
Any information we gather, whether voluntarily provided by You or automatically collected through the Web Site, may be used for our internal business and marketing purposes or may be shared with or sold to members and qualified companies through published rosters, mailing and attendee lists. Notwithstanding any other statements or representations here or elsewhere on our Web Site, we reserve our right to disclose any information in our possession if we are required to do so by law, or we believe, in good faith, that such a disclosure is necessary to comply with the law, defend our rights or property, or to respond to an emergency situation.
Members have the ability to review and update their information and profile at any time. Nevertheless, if You, as a member or non-member, are concerned about the information You have provided to us or have any questions regarding the retention or use of that information, please contact us at: mail@GAPE.org.
GAPE employs reasonable security and antivirus measures to protect the personal information You submit to us, once it is received. Our information systems are maintained behind a firewall to protect them from access by other networks connected to the Internet. The network also employs Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) to proactively block intrusion attacks. All information transmitted through the Web Site is stored on our secure server. We use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology, which is the electronic commerce standard for securing information as it travels over the Internet. SSL technology is designed to encrypt your information, preventing an unauthorized party from viewing and downloading your information. GAPE regularly validates its financial processing systems against PCI Data Security Standards (PCI DSS) requirements for security management.
This Web Site originates from Alexandria, Virginia. GAPE does not claim that the Site Materials on this Web Site are appropriate or may be used outside of the United States. Access to the Site Materials may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. If You access the Web Site from outside of the United States, You do so at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with the laws of your jurisdiction.
These Terms and Conditions are governed by the substantive laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia, without respect to its conflict of laws principles. You agree to submit to the jurisdiction of the courts situated in the Commonwealth of Virginia with respect to any dispute, disagreement, or cause of action related to or involving this Web Site. If any provision is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms and Conditions, which shall remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any of these Terms and Conditions shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or any other term. Except as expressly provided elsewhere in our Web Site, these Terms and Conditions constitute the entire agreement between You and GAPE with respect to your use of this Web Site.