Terms & Conditions

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Thank you for visiting The Center for Onocology in Pediatrics Foundation home on the web. We are committed to transparency, openness, and respect for all people’s rights—a philosophy that extends to the content on this site. Welcome to our website: copfoundation.org.  

The Center for Onocology in Pediatrics Foundation is a not-for-profit corporation organized under the laws of the State of California.  These Terms of Use are an agreement between us and you; they set forth the conditions for your use of this website, including our: Privacy Policy, Refund Policy, Donor Rights Policy and all information on or submitted through this Site.

Please read this agreement completely and carefully before accessing this website. If you choose to use copfoundation.org or any of its features, health or pediatric cancer data, mobile and text messages, email newsletters, RSS, videos, widgets and social media, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions below.

We will update our Terms of Use periodically without notifying you of changes; please reference this document frequently to be aware of updates. We may also add or change website features at any time. Each time you access copfoundation.org, you signify that you accept the Terms of Use in their current form.

We understand that information about you and your family is confidential. We are committed to protecting the privacy of our users. Read our privacy practices for more information.

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If you have a life- or limb-threatening emergency, dial 911 immediately.

Copfoundation.org is an online information, education and communication service. The Center for Oncology in Pediatrics Foundation provides copfoundation.org to the community for educational purposes only, and the information provided through this website should in no way be taken to be the provision or practice of medical, nursing, health care or pediatric cancer diagnosis; advice; or be considered a substitute for a call, visit, consultation or advice from your physician or other health care providers.

If you have specific health-related questions or a health problem or questions about pediatric cancer, please contact your physician or other health care provider. We have used reliable sources in an effort to provide broad consumer understanding and knowledge of health-related topics as well as pediatric cancer topics, but do not depend on the information presented on this website, as each individual case is different.

Except for information, products or services clearly identified as being supplied by Centro Oncologico Pediatrico de Baja California, A. C., the Center for Oncology in Pediatrics Foundation does not operate, control or endorse in any way information, products or services on the internet.

 

While we take reasonable measures to protect our website, we cannot guarantee the safety of any internet connection, or that downloaded or viewed content will be free of contaminating or destructive properties. You are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures to protect yourself and your computer system.

Links to other websites are provided as a convenience for you. However, other websites are neither managed nor controlled by the Center for Oncology in Pediatrics Foundation. While we make reasonable efforts to include other websites that provide relevant information, neither the Center for Oncology in Pediatrics Foundation nor its employees, agents or contractors review, control or take responsibility for the content or operation of these websites.

Some health services, pediatric cancer treatment or products described on copfoundation.org may not be covered by your health plan or insurance company. You should check with your health plan or health insurer to see what services and products may be potentially covered or not, given that the hospital is located in the City of Tijuana, State Baja California, Mexico.

The information displayed in or through copfoundation.org is provided without warranties of any kind, expressed or implied, including but not limited to, those of title, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, or any warranty arising from a course of dealing, usage or trade practice. The Center for Oncology in Pediatrics Foundation will not be liable to you or anyone else for any decision made or action taken by you or anyone else in reliance upon the information provided. By accessing this website and the Internet generally, you assume all responsibility and risk for use.

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You agree not to use copfoundation.org or any of its features for any purpose that is unlawful, harassing, destructive, or otherwise prohibited by this agreement. You are personally responsible for the material that you send and for adhering to rules of conduct on any page of copfoundation.org. We reserve the right to deny access to any part of copfoundation.org at our sole discretion.

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All trademarked or copyrighted material contained within these pages, including but not limited to logos, marks, content, documents, forms, images, illustrations and videos, are owned by or licensed to The Center for Oncology in Pediatrics Foundation. Any reproduction or redistribution of this material beyond personal use is prohibited without the express written consent of The Center for Oncology in Pediatrics Foundation.

This website and links to other sites may contain materials that are copyrighted by The Center for Oncology in Pediatrics Foundation and/or other copyright holders. Use of copyrighted material without permission is expressly prohibited and is subject to federal copyright laws.

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You will be required to register for an account to participate in certain The Center for Oncology in Pediatrics Foundation services. You will be asked to use your email address as a username and create a password, and to provide information pertinent to your account. You are responsible for securing the confidentiality of your password. When choosing a password, select a combination of letters and numbers that isn’t guessable by someone who knows you. Examples of weak passwords include those that incorporate your family member’s and pet’s names, sports teams or hobbies, or license plate numbers. The username and password you create may also allow you to sign in to additional websites that have a single sign-on relationship with The Center for Oncology in Pediatrics Foundation.

You must be at least 18 years old to register for an account. We do not knowingly allow users under 18 to have their own accounts. You may cancel your account at any time by emailing info@copfoundation.org. We reserve the right to cancel or remove accounts that impersonate another person, are abusive, illegal or are otherwise inappropriate or which are used to violate any part of this agreement.

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We will not collect your name, email address or other personal information unless you voluntarily provide it. We will not sell, trade, rent or share personal information about you or other website visitors to any third party, absent your permission.

We collect, use and store the following personal information: Names and email addresses for sending tax deductible receipts, email newsletter subscriptions, online surveys, customer feedback and contact forms and other communications with The Center for Oncology in Pediatrics Foundation.  

Personal information (such as, but not limited to, name, email address, billing and shipping address, date of birth and date of health care service) when you register for an event, pay a bill, make an online donation, take a survey or participate in other online functions.

We use your credit card information to process payments or donations. We do not store credit card numbers. All credit card transactions are secured and processed using the standard practices of banks and retail stores.

Demographic information (such as, but not limited to, gender and ethnicity), which is optional unless you are applying for a job.

At any time, you may request to have your information removed from Sharp HealthCare databases by sending us an email.

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By using copfoundation.org, you consent to the collection and use of information as discussed below. Changes in this policy will be posted on this page so you will always know what information is being collected, how it is being used and under what circumstances it is being disclosed.

 

The Center for Oncology in Pediatrics Foundation may use third-party software for targeted advertising. These third-party vendors may place cookies on your internet browser so that we can show you the Center for Oncology in Pediatrics Foundation-related information in the future. If you wish to opt out of this practice, please advise us.

 

We collect the following nonpersonal information about our website visitors on an aggregated basis:

Date and time of visit

IP address (numbers that identify your internet service provider or network)

Name of the internet browser you used to visit copfoundation.org

Pages visited and files downloaded on copfoundation.org

Referring website (the last website you visited before coming to copfoundation.org)

Search keywords used to find copfoundation.org

Type of computer (PC or Mac) you used to visit sharp.com

This information is used to improve your experience on copfoundation.org. We regularly make changes and updates to copfoundation.org based on the collection of this information. Website administrators will gather this information and may report on broad user trends, site usage and popular webpages to senior leaders within The Center for Oncology in Pediatrics Foundation.

 

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If you are an email subscriber, you may be contacted by copfoundation.org about new donor programs, events and website features, etc. These communications do not relate to any of your child’s health care information. If you wish to opt out of this practice, please advise us.

Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability

THIS SITE AND ALL CONTENT IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE AND IS PROVIDED BY US OR THIRD PARTIES “AS IS” WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY OR CONDITION, AND WITHOUT THE UNDERTAKING OF ANY DUTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS, IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY WARRANTY OR CONDITION OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NONINFRINGEMENT OR ANY DUTY OF WORKMANLIKE EFFORT OR LACK OF NEGLIGENCE.  THE ENTIRE RISK AS TO SATISFACTORY QUALITY, PERFORMANCE, ACCURACY AND EFFORT IN THIS SITE IS WITH YOU. YOU AGREE THAT YOU WILL OBTAIN (INCLUDING VIA DOWNLOAD) ANY CONTENT AT YOUR OWN RISK.

 

ALTHOUGH WE INTEND TO TAKE REASONABLE STEPS TO PREVENT THE INTRODUCTION OF VIRUSES, WORMS, “TROJAN HORSES” OR OTHER DESTRUCTIVE MATERIALS TO OUR SITE, WE AND THIRD PARTIES DO NOT GUARANTEE OR WARRANT THAT OUR SITE OR MATERIALS THAT MAY BE DOWNLOADED FROM OUR SITE ARE FREE FROM SUCH DESTRUCTIVE FEATURES. WE AND THIRD PARTIES ARE NOT LIABLE TO YOU ON ANY LEGAL THEORY FOR ANY DAMAGES OR HARM ATTRIBUTABLE TO SUCH FEATURES.

WE AND THIRD PARTIES ARE NOT LIABLE TO YOU ON ANY LEGAL THEORY FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, ACTUAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY OR OTHER DAMAGES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOSS OF REVENUE OR INCOME, LOST PROFITS, PAIN AND SUFFERING, EMOTIONAL DISTRESS, COST OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES OR SIMILAR DAMAGES SUFFERED OR INCURRED BY YOU THAT RESULTS FROM YOUR USE OF THIS SITE OR YOUR BREACH OF ANY PROVISION OF THESE TERMS OF USE, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

IN THE EVENT OF ANY PROBLEM WITH THIS SITE OR ANY CONTENT, YOU AGREE THAT YOUR SOLE REMEDY IS TO CEASE USING THIS SITE.

 

Release and Indemnity

For good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which you acknowledge by your entry to this Site or participation in or posting to any Forum, you hereby agree to release and waive any and all claims and/or liability against The Center for Oncology in Pediatrics Foundation and Third Parties, if any, arising from or in connection with your use of this Site.  You also agree to indemnify and hold harmless The Center for Oncology in Pediatrics Foundation and Third Parties, if any, from and against any and all third party claims, demands, fines, penalties, damages, liabilities, costs, fees, expenses or amounts of any kind or nature whatsoever, including, without limitation, attorneys’ fees, arising or resulting from or in connection with your use of this Site or failure to abide by any applicable law.  You also agree to cooperate fully in the defense of any of the foregoing.

 

Note to Users Outside of the United States

This Site is controlled by us from offices in the United States of America.  If you choose to access this Site from locations outside the U.S. you do so at your own risk and you are responsible for compliance with any local laws.  You may not use or export anything from the Site in violation of U.S. export laws, regulations, or these Terms of Use.

 

Termination

We reserve the right to terminate the Site and these Terms of Use at any time without notice for any reason including, in the case of the Terms of Use, for your violation of any of its provisions. The Disclaimer of Warranties, Limitation of Liability, Release and Indemnity and Governing Law Sections of these Terms of Use shall survive any such termination.

 

Governing Law

These Terms of Use will be governed by the laws of the State of California applicable to contracts made and performed there without regard to its conflicts of law principles. You agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts sitting in the State of California and County of San Diego and waive any jurisdictional, venue or inconvenient forum objections to such courts.

 

Entire Agreement

These Terms of Use, including the Privacy Policy, Refund Policy, Donor Rights Policy as well as all information on or submitted through this Site, are the entire agreement between you and us and supersede any prior understandings (oral or written).

 

Changes and Updates to Terms of Use

We may change or update these Terms of Use and we encourage you to refer back to it periodically.  When we revise these Terms of Use we will also revise the Effective Date below.

 

Share your opinion

We welcome your questions and comments about our Terms of Use.  Please feel free to send us an email.

 

This Terms of Use was adopted, updated and approved by the Governing Board on February 17, 2018.

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