Policies

PRIVACY POLICY

The ebdLibrary provides this Web site as a subscription-based resource. We do collect personally identifiable information (PII) about you when you visit our Web site. We do collect some data about your visit to our Web site to help us better understand how the site is used and how to make it more helpful. The ebdLibrary never collects information for commercial marketing or any purpose unrelated to ebdLibrary functions.

Type of Information Collected

When you visit any Web site, certain information about your visit can be collected. The ebdLibrary automatically collects and temporarily stores the following type of information about your visit:

This information is used to measure the number of visitors to the various sections of our site and improve organization, coverage, system performance or problem areas. This information is not used for associating search terms or patterns of site navigation with individual users.

Cookies

When you visit any Web site, it may place a small text file, known as a "cookie" on your computer. The cookie allows the Web site to "remember" specific information about your visit while you are connected or when you return to that site. The Office of Management and Budget Memo M-10-22, Guidance for Online Use of Web Measurement and Customization Technologies (PDF*, 1.03MB), 6/25/10, allows Federal agencies to use session and persistent cookies, defined below.
The cookie makes it easier for you to use the dynamic features of Web pages. Cookies from ebdLibrary Web pages only collect information about your browser's visit to the site; they do not collect personal information about you. While visiting certain ebdLibrary pages, you may occasionally encounter a Web page that automatically employs cookies to make it easier to use the dynamic features of these Web pages.
The ebdLibrary may use either single session (temporary) or multi-session (persistent) cookies. Session cookies last only as long as your Web browser is open. Once you close your browser, the cookie disappears. Persistent cookies are stored on your computer for longer periods.
Session Cookies: We use session cookies for technical purposes such as to enable better navigation through our site. The OMB Memo 10-22 Guidance defines our use of session cookies as "Usage Tier 1 – Single Session." This tier encompasses any use of single session Web measurement and customization technologies.
Persistent Cookies: ebdLibrary uses persistent cookies to enhance the Web experience for our users. Persistent cookies remain on your computer between visits to EBDLIBRARY until they expire. The OMB Memo 10-22 Guidance defines our use of persistent cookies as "Usage Tier 2 – Multi-session without Personally Identifiable Information (PII)." This tier encompasses any use of multi-session Web measurement and customization technologies when no PII is collected.

How to Opt Out or Disable Cookies

If you do not wish to have session or persistent cookies placed on your computer, you can disable them at any time from your Web browser. If you opt out of cookies, you will still have access to all information and resources at EBDLIBRARY, but may be unable to use cookie-dependent features. Follow these instructions for disabling or opting out of cookies in the most popular browsers, http://www.usa.gov/optout_instructions.shtml. Please note that by disabling cookies from your Web browser, you will disable cookies from all sources, not just those from EBDLIBRARY.

Personally Identifiable Information (PII)

The personal information collected by filling out a form on our Web site is used to establish an account, for billing purposes and to respond to your messages and to help us provide you with information or material that you request. If provided, personally identifiable information is maintained in a database that is secured. On occasion, we may conduct a study concerning the types of questions sent to us. These studies help us to improve our Web site in order to make it more responsive to the needs of our users. We do not give, share, sell, or transfer any personal information to a third party unless required by law.

Links to Other Sites

Some EBDLIBRARY Web pages, provide links to other Internet sites that provide health information. Once you link to another site, you are subject to the privacy policy of the new site.

Security

The ebdLibrary maintains this site. For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all subscribed users, we use software programs to monitor traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage. Causing damage to computer systems is a violation of U.S. law and is subject to criminal prosecution in court. In the event of authorized law enforcement investigations, and pursuant to any required legal process, information from EBDLIBRARY Web logs may be used to help identify an individual.
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Please contact us with any questions about this Privacy Policy.

REFUND POLICY

There are no long-term contracts, you can cancel your account at any time. We do not offer refunds for any months you have already paid, but you will not be charged again.

TERMS OF USE

This Website is operated by The evidence based dental Library (the "ebdLibrary" or "we" or "us"). These terms govern your use of this website including your use of any materials, information and services which may be made available to you from this website.
By using the website you accept and agree to be bound by these terms. If you do not agree to these terms, please refrain from using the website.
We may amend these terms at any time by posting such changes on the website. It is your responsibility to familiarize yourself with these terms and ensure that you are aware of any changes. Your continued use of this website following the posting of any such changes will constitute your acceptance of the revised terms.  Each time you access this website you agree to be bound by the terms then in effect.

1. DISCLAIMER

1.1 The ebdLibrary has used all reasonable care and skill in collating, creating and publishing the information on this website but makes no guarantee or warranty as to the accuracy of this information or that this information will meet individual requirements.
1.2 This website is provided for information al purposes only. . ebdLibrary is not a health care provider within the meaning of RCW 7.70.020. This website and its content does not constitute medical advice and is not intended to replace consultation, advice or treatment from a health care provider.. 1.3 This website and the materials published or posted on this website are intended for use within the United States only. The ebdLibrary makes no guarantee, promise or representation that any information, guidance or service provided from this website is suitable for use in any other countries. Users who access this website from other locations do so at their own risk.
1.4 You acknowledge and agree that the ebdLibrary will not be liable to you or any person for any claims, losses or damages (whether direct, indirect or consequential) that may arise from your use of this website or any materials or information published on this website, except to the extent that such liability cannot be excluded by law. You agree to indemnify and hold ebdLibrary harmless from any such claims, paying all legal fees and costs attributable to such defense. Legal counsel used to defend such a claim must be approved in writing by ebdLibrary prior to any engagement by you of such legal counsel.
1.5  DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY. EBDLIBRARY PROVIDES THIS WEBSITE ON AN “AS IS” BASIS. EBDLIBRARY MAKES NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, REGARDING THE OPERATION OF THIS WEBSITE, ITS CONTENT, INFORMATION, OR SERVICES. USE OF THIS WEBSITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. EBDLIBRARY, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS AND IMPLIED, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
1.6 This disclaimer, together with these terms shall be governed by U.S. law. You agree to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the United States of America in respect of any disputes which may arise in connection with this website.
1.7 For documents and software available from this server, the ebdLibrary does not warrant or assume any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, apparatus, product, or process disclosed.

1.8: The ebdLibrary does not endorse or recommend any commercial products, processes, or services. The views and opinions of authors expressed on the ebdLibrary Web site does not necessarily state or reflect those of the ebdLibrary, and they may not be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes.
1.9 Some ebdLibrary Web pages may provide links to other Internet sites for the convenience of users. The ebdLibrary is not responsible for the availability or content of these external sites, nor does The ebdLibrary endorse, warrant, or guarantee the products, services, or information described or offered at these other Internet sites. Users cannot assume that the external sites will abide by the same Privacy Policy to which the ebdLibrary adheres. It is the responsibility of the user to examine the copyright and licensing restrictions of linked pages and to secure all necessary permissions.

2. ACCESS TO THE WEBSITE

Access to this website is permitted with a valid purchased subscription. We reserve the right to withdraw, amend or restrict access to any part of this website without notice. We shall not be liable if for any reason this website, or any other site to which it links, is not available for any reason.

3. LINKS

3.1 This website may contain links to third party websites. These links are provided for convenience only and, to the fullest extent permitted by law, we do not accept any responsibility for these websites, nor do we accept any responsibility or make any representation for any materials or information available from those sites.
3.2 You may create hypertext link to this website ("Link") provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal, does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it. When creating a Link you must comply with the following conditions:
3.2.1 you will not create or use the Link for any unlawful or fraudulent purposes;
3.2.2 you will not copy or use any trade marks, logos or other proprietary marks contained within this website to create a Link; and
3.2.3 you will not establish a Link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on the ebdLibrary's part where none exists.
3.3 We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice and we do not guarantee continued operation of this website in its current form and specific page URLs may change at any time without notice.

4. RIGHTS AND USE OF THE WEBSITE

4.1 The ebdLibrary retains all rights, title and interest in and to this website and the information and materials published or posted on this site. These works are protected by intellectual property rights and your use is strictly restricted as set out in these terms. All intellectual property on the ebdLibrary website, including but not limited to content, trademarks (or any confusingly similar trademarks), logos, pictures, video, downloads, domain names,  design elements, software, source code, meta tags, databases, text, graphics, and icons are the property of or licensed to the ebdLibrary and as such, are protected from infringement by domestic and international legislation and treaties. All other rights to intellectual property on the ebdLibrary website are expressly reserved.
4.2  By offering this website for use, ebdLibrary grants a non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited license to access, print and download materials for your own personal reference.  We reserve the right to terminate this license at any time and for any reason. Your failure to comply with any of the following terms or any term of this Agreement terminates the license:
4.2.1 use or copy the Materials for any business-related purposes whatsoever;
4.2.2 sell, transfer, sub-licence, distribute, reproduce, modify, alter or create derivative works from the Materials; or
4.2.3 remove or alter any proprietary notices from or embedded within the Materials.
4.3 You shall not (nor allow others to):
4.3.1 breach or attempt to breach the security of this website;
4.3.2 modify, de-compile, reverse engineer, decrypt, circumvent or otherwise interfere with or alter this website, any software or code that forms part of this website or any of the Materials;
4.3.3 use this website in any way which may cause the website or access to the website to be interrupted, damaged or impaired;
4.3.4 use this website to knowingly transmit any data, or send or upload any material that contains viruses, trojans, worms, logic-bombs or any other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware.
4.3.5 You shall not attempts to gain unauthorized access to any services, accounts, computer systems, or networks connected to any server used for this website, through password mining, hacking, or any other means;
4.3.6 You shall not seek to gain access to any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available by us;
4.3.7 You shall not reproduce, duplicate, copy, download, sell, resell, or otherwise exploit this website, or any portion thereof, for commercial purposes without ebdLibrary’s prior written consent;
4.3.8 You shall not use any framing techniques to enclose any portion of this website (including, but not limited to, images, text, page layout, and form) without ebdLibrary’s prior written consent;
4.3.9 You shall not make any use of the trademarks, service marks, trade names, logos, and graphics on this website without ebdLibrary’s prior written consent;
4.3.10 You shall not use any network monitoring or discovery software to determine the site architecture, or extract information about usage, individual identities, or users;
4.3.11 You shall not use any robot, spider, other automatic software or device, or manual process to monitor or copy our website or the content, information, or services on this website without ebdLibrary’s prior written consent;
4.3.12 You shall not collect any e-mail addresses made available on this site for purposes of promotions or marketing campaigns;
4.3.13 You shall not distribute, on or through this website, any advertising; promotion; solicitation for goods, services, or funds; or solicitation for others to become members of any enterprise or organization without ebdLibrary’s prior written permission; and
4.3.14 You shall not upload, post, or otherwise transmit any content that you do not have a right to transmit under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as inside information, proprietary or confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements).
4.4 The trade marks, graphics and logos used on or in connection with this website belong to the ebdLibrary. You are granted no rights to use such marks and any unauthorized use is strictly prohibited.
4.5 All rights not expressly granted in these terms are reserved to the ebdLibrary and its licensors.

5. PRIVACY

Any information you submit through this website will be used in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

6. INTERACTIVE SERVICES

6.1 We may from time to time provide interactive services on the website, including, without limitation chat rooms, webcasts, bulletin boards and/or 'blogs (together "Interactive Services").
6.2 We are under no obligation to oversee, monitor or moderate any of the Interactive Services on the website, and we expressly exclude our liability for any loss or damage arising from your use of such service, whether the service is moderated or not. We reserve the right to delete, take-down or suspend access to any content transmitted to or published via the Interactive Services at any time.
6.3 You must be over the age of 18 to access and use our Interactive Services.
6.4 You may only use the Interactive Services for lawful purposes. You may not use such services to transmit or publish any content which:
6.4.1 is malicious, defamatory, obscene, racist, discriminatory or designed to offend or to cause annoyance or harassment;
6.4.2 is illegal, abusive, threatening, indecent or menacing;
6.4.3 promotes sexually explicit material, violence or illegal activity of any kind;
6.4.4 infringes third party's intellectual property rights or confidence or privacy rights; or
6.4.5 consists of political announcements, commercial solicitation or advertising, chain letters, mass mailings or spam.
6.5 When using the Interactive Services or dealing with this website you may not use a false email address, impersonate any other person or entity or mislead the website or other users as to the origin of any electronic communications or content.
6.6 All material which you contribute to the website through the Interactive Services must be accurate (where they state facts) or genuinely held (where they state opinions).
6.7 You acknowledge and agree that any material you contribute to the website may be used, published, copied, distributed and disclosed to third parties by or on behalf of the ebdLibrary.
6.8 We cannot guarantee that any material you contribute to the website will be secure or free from interception from third parties.
6.9 We will endeavour to remove any content available through the Interactive Services which causes or is likely to cause offence as soon as reasonably practical after we have been made aware of this. If you wish to make a complaint with regard to any content, please use our Contact us form.

7. SUSPENSION AND TERMINATION

We will determine, in our discretion, whether there has been a breach of these terms through your use of the website. In the event of any suspected breach, we may take such action as we deem appropriate.

8. INVALIDITY

8.1If any of these terms are found by any court or administrative body of competent jurisdiction to be invalid or unenforceable, such invalidity or un-enforceability shall not affect the other terms which shall remain in full force and effect.
8.2If any of these terms are found to be invalid or unenforceable but would cease to be invalid or unenforceable if some part of the provision were deleted, the provision in question shall apply with such modification as may be necessary to make such provision valid and enforceable.

9. VARIATIONS

We may revise these terms at any time by amending section of the website. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we have made, as they are binding on you. Some of the provisions contained in these terms may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on the website.  Each time you access this website you agree to be bound by the terms of the agreement then in effect.

10.  INDEMNIFICATION

You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold ebdLibrary and its officers, directors, employees, agents, affiliates, licensors, and suppliers harmless from and against any and all claims, losses, expenses, damages, and costs, including reasonable attorney’s fees, arising from or related to your use of the ebdLibrary website.

11. Governing Law and Jurisdiction

This agreement is governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Washington. Any action arising out of or relating to this agreement shall be brought in Spokane County, Washington.

12. ATTORNEY’S FEES

In the event this Agreement is placed in the hands of an attorney for its enforcement, the prevailing party shall be entitled to reasonable attorney's fees and costs associated with its enforcement including those costs and fees incurred in a bankruptcy action.

13. ENTIRE AGREEMENT

These terms, together with our contact details and privacy policy, set out the whole of our agreement relating to your access to and use of this website.

14. WAIVER

Our failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.

15. CONTACT DETAILS

If you require any further information, please contact us using our Contact us form, or by post at:
ebdLibrary
The Center for Oral Health
PO Box 1988
309 W. Crawford Avenue
Deer Park, WA 99006
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Last Updated on 11 October 2010