Terms and conditions
The www.smilerescue.org, "SmileRescue", belongs to SmileRescue, a CA Nonprofit Corporation - Public Benefit. The information provided on this website is intended for informational and educational purposes only and it is not intended to be a substitute for the advice provided by a medical or dental practitioner, or other qualified healthcare professionals. Please read and review these Terms of Service carefully before accessing or using this website. By accessing or using this site, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agreed to the Terms of Service.
You agree to use this website in a manner consistent with any, and all, applicable laws, legislation, rules, and regulations. If you violate any restrictions in these terms, you agree to indemnify SmileRescue for any losses, costs or damages, including reasonable legal fees, incurred by SmileRescue in relation to, or arising out of, such a breach.
No offer to sell
The information contained on this website is for general guidance only. It is not intended to constitute an offer to sell, or a solicitation of any product or service supplied bySmileRescue or by any company or dentist that is affiliated or related to SmileRescue.
Exclusion of Warranties
By using our website you accept that our website is provided on an ‘as is’ and ‘as available’ basis. To the fullest extent permitted by the applicable law, SmileRescue excludes all warranties as to the satisfactory quality, fitness, for a particular purpose, freedom from computer viruses and non-infringement of third-party rights with regard to its website.
The entire risk as to quality, performance and use of our website is with you as the user. Any communications, messages and other information obtained while using our website is obtained by you at your own risk, and you bear the entire responsibility for any losses that you may experience as a result of using our website. SmileResscue can not be held accountable for information divulged or treatments rendered by participating SmileRescue dentists. We accept no liability for the content of such biographies and practice profile details. Any concerns need to be taken up with the dentist or orthodontist responsible for the cause of the dispute.
Exclusion of Liabilities
SmileRescue will not be liable for any direct or indirect, special, incidental or consequential loss of profits, revenue, contracts or goodwill resulting from the availability or interruption of our website or from work stoppage, computer failure, computer viruses, loss of data or in any other respect whatsoever from the use of this site. To the fullest extent permitted by the applicable law, SmileRescue excludes all liability for any errors in, or omissions from, any information, materials or functions contained on this site and all liability for negligence. Nothing in these terms shall exclude our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence or for any fraudulent misrepresentation made by SmileRescue.
SmileRescue does not offer medical, dental or similar professional services or advice on this website. The information provided here is for educational purposes only and it is not intended to replace medical or dental advice offered by a physician or dentist. If you desire or need such services or advice, or should any medical condition arise or exist, you should consult with a professional healthcare provider.
Removing material posted on the website
SmileRescue does not assume responsibility for monitoring or editing material posted on our website. In the event that any inappropriate posting is brought to its attention, we reserve the right to take appropriate action to edit or, if necessary, remove any such postings at our sole discretion.
Defamation and copyright infringement
All posting made to the website are regulated by SmileRescue. As a website user, you agree not to post any defamatory, abusive, profane, threatening, offensive or illegal materials on this website. Also, you will not post any information or other material protected by copyright without the expressed written permission of the copyright owner.
Copyright warranty license
By posting any material, you warrant and represent that you own the copyright with respect to such material or have received permission from the copyright owner, and, in addition, you grant SmileRescue and our website users the non-exclusive right to display, copy, publish, distribute, transmit, print and use such information and other material.
Copyright on this website
The copyright in material on this site is owned or licensed to SmileRescue, a CA nonprofit corporation, and protected by the copyright laws of the U.S., international copyright treaties and any other applicable copyright and intellectual property laws. You are authorized to download one copy of the material on this website on one computer for your personal and non-commercial use only. However, you may not remove any trademark, copyright or other proprietary notice. Except as expressly provided above, nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring any license or right under any SmileResuce copyright.
All product names, logos and services appearing on this site that are identified by ® or ™ or appearing in type form different from that of the surrounding text are trademarks owned by or licensed to SmileRescue or its affiliates; unless otherwise identified as being owned by another entity. The use of these trademarks by you is prohibited unless specifically permitted by these terms and conditions or by special permission granted in writing by SmileRescue, or for the purpose of identifying the products or services of SmileRescue. The display of any trademark not owned by us on our website does not imply that any license has been granted by its owner. No trademark infringement is intended, and no suggestion is made that the owner of the trademark endorses SmileRescue’s products or services. Equally, SmileRescue’s display of the trademark does not constitute an endorsement or approval by it of the trademark owner, its website or its products and/or services.
Confidentiality and privacy
Hypertext links enable you to access other websites on the Internet not owned by SmileRescue or its affiliates. In providing these links, SmileRescue does not endorse in any respect the contents of any other website linked to this site, nor does SmileRescue accept any liability for any such content. SmileRescue will have no liability in respect of material hyperlinked to our site which may be misleading, inaccurate, defamatory, threatening or obscene or otherwise not in accordance with applicable regulations in force from time to time.
Your access to and use of this website, including any password access to the website, may be changed, restricted or terminated by SmileRescue by notice with immediate effect at any time and for any or even no reason at all.
If any part of these terms is declared invalid for any reason by a court of competent jurisdiction, this will not affect the validity of any remaining part of the terms. Any such remaining part will remain in full force and effect as if the invalid part of the terms had been eliminated.
SmileResuce reserves all rights to modify this website and terms and conditions governing the use of its website at any time without prior notice. You will be bound by any such changes and should, therefore, periodically visit this page to review the current terms and conditions.
Governing law and jurisdiction
This website is operated under the laws and regulations of the United States of America. You agree that the U.S. courts will have jurisdiction over any dispute or claim relating to your use of this website. This website is intended to be used by residents located in the U.S. only, although it may be accessed by users outside of the U.S. as well.