Terms Of Use

1. General

Block Imaging International Inc. and any subsidiaries ("Block") provide website features (the "Site"), including but not limited to www.blockimaging.com and its affiliated sites, as an online resource for medical imaging professionals subject to the following terms and conditions.  Your use of the site constitutes an acceptance of these terms and conditions.  Furthermore, these terms may be changed from time to time and without further notice. Your continued use of the Site after any such changes constitutes your acceptance of the new terms. If you do not agree to abide by these or any future terms, please do not use the Site or download materials from it.

Block may terminate, change, suspend or discontinue any aspect of the Site, including the availability of any features, at any time. Block may remove, modify or otherwise change any content, including that of third parties, on or from this Site. Block may impose limits on certain features and services or restrict your access to parts or all of the Site without notice or liability. Block may terminate your use of the Site at any time in its sole discretion.
These terms apply exclusively to your access to and use of the Site and do not alter the terms or conditions of any other agreement you may have with Block or its affiliates.

Copyrights. All content on this Site, including but not limited to design, text, software, technical drawings, configurations, graphics, other files, and their selection and arrangement ("Content"), are either Copyright © 2010 Block Imaging International Inc., or are the proprietary property of Block's affiliates or licensors and protected by U.S. and international law. All rights reserved. The Content may not be modified, copied, distributed, framed, reproduced, republished, downloaded, displayed, posted, transmitted, or sold in any form or by any means, in whole or in part, without Block's prior written permission.  You further agree that you will not systematically extract, collect or harvest, through electronic means or otherwise, any data or data fields from this Site, including but not limited to customer identities.

Trademarks. All trademarks on the Site are either trademarks or registered trademarks of Block or its affiliates or licensors and may not be copied, imitated, or used, in whole or in part, without the prior written permission of Block. All page headers, custom graphics, button icons, and scripts are service marks, trademarks and/or trade dress of Block or its affiliates, and may not be copied, imitated, or used, in whole or in part, without the prior written permission of Block. All other trademarks not owned by Block that appear on this site are the property of their respective owners, who may or may not be affiliated with, connected to, or sponsored by Block.

2. User Conduct - General.

In using this Site, you agree: (a) not to disrupt or interfere with the security of, or otherwise abuse, the Site, or any services, system resources, accounts, servers or networks connected to or accessible through the Site or affiliated or linked Web sites; (b) not to disrupt or interfere with any other user's enjoyment of the Site or affiliated or linked Web sites; (c) not to upload, post, or otherwise transmit through or on this Site any viruses or other harmful, disruptive or destructive files; (d) not to use or attempt to use another's account, service or system without authorization from Block, or create or use a false identity on this Site; (e) not to transmit through or on this Site spam, chain letters, junk mail or any other type of unsolicited mass email to people or entities who have not agreed to be part of such mailings; (f) not to divulge your username and password to others either on or off the Site; (g) not to attempt to obtain unauthorized access to the Site or portions of the Site which are restricted from general access; and, (h) not use this Site to seek, provide or obtain specific medical advice, medical opinion, diagnosis or treatment as applied to a patients particular condition or situation.

In addition, you agree that you are solely responsible for actions and communications undertaken or transmitted under your account, and that you will comply with all applicable local, state, national and international laws and regulations, including but not limited to United States export restrictions, that relate to your use of or activities on this Site. This Site is controlled and operated in the United States. If you are in a jurisdiction which restricts you from accessing this Site, do not access or use this Site. Block makes no representation that the Site is appropriate or available for use outside the United States.

3. User Conduct - Online Communities and Other Interactive Areas.

The Site contains areas where you may post and share comments with other Site users on a variety of subjects. You agree that you will not post or otherwise disseminate on or through the Site unlawful, harassing, libelous, tortious, abusive, offensive, threatening, or obscene communications or material of any kind.  Block reserves the right but not the obligation to remove any materials it deems objectionable, in its sole discretion and without any reference to you. You agree to hold harmless Block and its affiliates and parties with whom Block has contracted for purposes of hosting or maintaining this Site from all claims based upon communications made or materials posted by others or the use by third parties of this Site.

4. Online Communications On and Through the Site.

Except as otherwise provided in section 5 below, you agree that any communications you transmit to anyone through the Site or copyrighted works you post on the Site, including, without limitation, questions, comments, suggestions, ideas, plans, notes, drawings, configurations, specifications, purchase orders, quotes or requests for quotes, performance data, account information, or other material, data or information (collectively, "Information"), are non-confidential and upon transmission of such Information to Block via email or other means you grant to Block an irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sublicensable, world wide license (including but not limited to a copyright license) to use such Information in any media for any purpose.

5. Privacy Policy.

Block will not sell or distribute any data or information collected in the course of our relationship.  You acknowledge and agree that Block may use this data and information to improve your experience on the Site and with Block through our marketing and internal practices.

6. Block Content, Product and Service Information - Limitations.

All content available through the Site, including but not limited to specifications, prices, data, technical drawings, configurations, quote and order information, and inventory listings is believed to be accurate. However, you should independently evaluate the accuracy of the information and the usefulness for your particular needs of any content, product or service available through the Site. Specifications for products and services are subject to change without notice, and Block reserves the right to make changes without notice to processing, materials, or configuration. Block does not guarantee that products or services listed in its online catalog will be available at the time of your order. All information on the Site is subject to the disclaimers of section 8 below.

7. Links and Third Party Content.

Links to Other Web Sites. This Site may from time to time contain links to other Web sites. These links are provided as a convenience and do not constitute an endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation by Block of -- or responsibility for -- the linked Web sites or any content, services or products available on or through such sites. Third Party Content. This Site may from time to time contain material, data or information provided, posted or offered by third parties, including but not limited to advertisements or postings in online community discussions. You agree that neither Block nor its affiliates shall have any liability whatsoever to you for any such third party material, data or information.  All links to this Site must be approved in writing by BLOCK.

8. Disclaimers.

THIS SITE AND THE CONTENT AVAILABLE THROUGH IT ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT USE OF THIS SITE AND/OR ITS CONTENT IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK.
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, BLOCK AND ITS AFFILIATES DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.
YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT USE OF THIS SITE, INCLUDING ALL CONTENT, DATA OR SOFTWARE DISTRIBUTED BY, DOWNLOADED OR ACCESSED FROM OR THROUGH THE SITE, IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR BUSINESS, YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF SUCH CONTENT, DATA AND/OR SOFTWARE.
YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT BLOCK DOES NOT CONTROL INFORMATION, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES OFFERED BY THIRD PARTIES THROUGH THE SITE. EXCEPT AS OTHERWISE AGREED IN WRITING, BLOCK AND ITS AFFILIATES ASSUME NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR AND MAKE NO WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION AS TO THE ACCURACY, CURRENCY, COMPLETENESS, RELIABILITY OR USEFULNESS OF ANY ADVICE, OPINION, STATEMENT OR OTHER CONTENT OR OF ANY PRODUCTS OR SERVICES DISTRIBUTED OR MADE AVAILABLE BY THIRD PARTIES THROUGH THE SITE. BLOCK DOES NOT MAKE ANY WARRANTY THAT THIS SITE OR ITS CONTENT WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, OR THAT THIS SITE OR ITS CONTENT WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR FREE, OR THAT DEFECTS, IF ANY, WILL BE CORRECTED. NOR DOES BLOCK MAKE ANY WARRANTY AS TO THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM USE OF THIS SITE OR ITS CONTENT OR AS TO THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS OR RELIABILITY OF ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED THROUGH USE OF THIS SITE.
BLOCK ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY DAMAGES SUFFERED BY A USER, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, LOSS OF DATA FROM DELAYS, NONDELIVERIES OF CONTENT OR EMAIL, ERRORS, SYSTEM DOWN TIME, MISDELIVERIES OF CONTENT OR EMAIL, NETWORK OR SYSTEM OUTAGES, FILE CORRUPTION, OR SERVICE INTERRUPTIONS CAUSED BY THE NEGLIGENCE OF BLOCK, ITS AFFILIATES, ITS LICENSORS, OR A USER'S OWN ERRORS AND/OR OMISSIONS EXCEPT AS SPECIFICALLY PROVIDED HEREIN, BLOCK DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION THAT CONFIDENTIALITY OF INFORMATION TRANSMITTED THROUGH THE SITE WILL BE MAINTAINED. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM BLOCK OR THROUGH THE SITE SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN WRITING. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS, SO SOME OF THE ABOVE EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

9. Limitation of Liability.

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, NEGLIGENCE, SHALL BLOCK OR ITS SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OR SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING FROM OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF OR THE INABILITY TO USE THIS SITE OR ANY CONTENT CONTAINED ON THE SITE, OR RESULTING FROM UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA, OR OTHER INFORMATION THAT IS SENT OR RECEIVED OR NOT SENT OR RECEIVED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLES, EVEN IF BLOCK HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THE PARTIES ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THIS IS A REASONABLE ALLOCATION OF RISK.
SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO SOME OF THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

10. General

Applicable Law. These Terms of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Michigan, and the federal laws of the United States of America, without giving effect to its conflict of laws provisions. You agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the state or federal courts located within the State of Michigan.<br/ > Other. You agree to waive a trial by jury for any disputes that may arise under these provisions or access/use of the Site.  These terms constitute the entire agreement between you and BLOCK governing your use of the Site. Should any provision in these terms be found invalid or unenforceable for any reason, then that provision shall be deemed severable from the terms and shall not affect the validity or enforceability of the remaining provisions. You agree that any claim arising out of or related to the terms or your use of the Site must be filed within one year after it arose or be permanently barred.