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Terms and Conditions

Welcome to SoderstromSkinInstitute.com. It is very important that you read and understand all of the following terms and conditions before using this site. By visiting this site you are accepting the terms and conditions of use.

Use of this website is not meant to serve as a substitute for professional medical advice. Soderstrom Skin Institute encourages you to discuss the use of any information received from this site with your physician prior to using or relying on it. Your doctor should address any and all medical questions, concerns, and decisions regarding the possible treatment of any medical condition. Soderstrom Skin Institute does not give nor intend to give any answers to medical related questions. IF YOU ARE IN NEED OF MEDICAL ATTENTION CALL 911 OR YOUR PHYSICIAN IMMEDIATELY.

This site is solely to provide educational information on issues of interest. We do not intend to replace any medical professional or medical resource.

License to Use This Site

Soderstrom Skin Institute grants you a limited, non-exclusive and revocable license to make personal use only of this website and its services. The license does not include:

  • any resale or commercial use of this site or its contents;
  • any collection and use of any product listings or product descriptions;
  • downloading (other than page caching) of any portion of the website or any information contained therein, except as expressly permitted on the website;
  • use of any data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction tools.

This site or any portion of this site may not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, visited, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose without the express written consent of Soderstrom Skin Institute. Except as noted above, you are not conveyed any right or license by implication, estoppel or otherwise in under any patent, trademark, or proprietary right of Soderstrom Skin Institute or any third party.

Any unauthorized use terminates the permission or license granted by Soderstrom Skin Institute.

Emails

When you visit this website or send e-mails to us, you are communicating with us electronically and consent to receive communications from us electronically. We will communicate with you by e-mail and you agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.

Copyright & Trademark Protection

Unless otherwise indicated, all content on this website, such as text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, video clips, audio clips, digital downloads, data compilations, other files, software, and the selection and arrangement thereof, is the property of Soderstrom Skin Institute and protected by United States and International copyright laws.

You may electronically copy and print to hardcopy content of this site as an information resource, for informational, non-commercial and personal use only. Any other use, including any commercial use, reproduction, modification, distribution, republication, display or performance is strictly prohibited, unless you have the prior written permission of Soderstrom Skin Institute to do so.

Soderstrom Skin Institute and any product or service names, slogans, custom graphics and other marks indicated on this site are either trademarks or registered trademarks of Soderstrom Skin Institute and/or its licensors. All such trademarks may not be copied, imitated or used, in whole or in part, without prior written permission. Trademarks may not be used in connection with a third party’s product or service in any manner that is likely to cause confusion, or in any way disparages or dilutes the strength of Soderstrom Skin Institute’s trademarks.

All other trademarks, registered trademarks, product names and company names or logos not owned by Soderstrom Skin Institute 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 Soderstrom Skin Institute. Such trademarks may not be used without prior written permission from said owners.

Content

Soderstrom Skin Institute reserves the right to change any and all content contained on the site at any time without notice. Reference to any products, services, processes, or other information, by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, supplier, or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation thereof by Soderstrom Skin Institute.

Soderstrom Skin Institute may provide links to other websites but does not monitor, approve, or have any control over any third party content or third party websites. Soderstrom Skin Institute does not endorse or adopt any third party content and can make no guarantee as to its accuracy or completeness. You agree that your use of these links and third party content contained therein is at your own risk.

Images

Unless otherwise identified, any person depicted on this Website is a model, not a patient, client or employee of any Soderstrom Dermatology Center, S.C. entity or its corporate affiliates. These stock photos are used for illustrative purposes only. The models do not personally endorse any business, product, service, association or other endeavor related to the practice.

Disclaimer of Warranties

THIS SITE IS PROVIDED BY SODERSTROM SKIN INSTITUTE ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. SODERSTROM SKIN INSTITUTE MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE OPERATION OF THIS SITE OR THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, OR PRODUCTS INCLUDED ON THIS SITE. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THIS SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK.

TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY APPLICABLE LAW, SODERSTROM SKIN INSTITUTE DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. SODERSTROM SKIN INSTITUTE DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THIS SITE, ITS SERVERS, OR E-MAIL SENT FROM SODERSTROM SKIN INSTITUTE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.

IN NO EVENT SHALL SODERSTROM SKIN INSTITUTE, OR ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, SHAREHOLDERS, OR EMPLOYEES, BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, SPECIAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF PROFITS, OR LOSS OF DATA, WHETHER IN AN ACTION IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO NEGLIGENCE), OR OTHERWISE, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OF THE WEBSITE OR THE MATERIALS CONTAINED IN, OR ACCESSED THROUGH, THE WEBSITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY DAMAGES CAUSED BY OR RESULTING FROM RELIANCE BY USER ON ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED FROM THIS SITE, OR THAT RESULTS FROM MISTAKES, OMISSIONS, INTERRUPTIONS, DELETION OF FILES OR E-MAIL, ERROR, DEFECTS, VIRUSES, DELAYS IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION OR ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, WHETHER OR NOT RESULTING FROM ACTS OF GOD, COMMUNICATIONS FAILURE, THEFT, DESTRUCTION OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO THIS SITE’S RECORDS, PROGRAMS, OR SERVICES. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF SODERSTROM SKIN INSTITUTE (WHETHER IN CONTRACT, WARRANTY TORT-INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE, WHETHER ACTIVE, PASSIVE, OR IMPUTED-PRODUCT LIABILITY, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHER THEORY) ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE USE OF THE WEBSITE EXCEED ANY COMPENSATION YOU PAY, IF ANY, TO SODERSTROM SKIN INSTITUTE FOR USE OF THE SERVICE.

Indemnification

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Soderstrom Skin Institute, and its directors, employees, agents, independent contractors, service providers and consultants from and against any third party claims, damages, loss, liability, costs and expenses (including, but not limited to, reasonable attorney’s fees) arising out of your use of the website and any discussion forums or interactive areas contained herein, including without limitation any actual or threatened suit, demand, or claim made against Soderstrom Skin Institute and/or its independent contractors, service providers, or consultants, arising out of or relating to your use of the Website, any information or materials you submit, your violation of these Terms and Conditions, or your violation of the rights of any third party.

Governing Law

By visiting Soderstrom Skin Institute you agree that the Terms and Conditions of the website and any dispute of any kind that may arise between you and Soderstrom Skin Institute shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Illinois, without regard to the principles of conflict laws.

Disputes

Any dispute relating in any way to your visit to Soderstrom Skin Institute shall be submitted to confidential arbitration in Illinois, except that, to the extent you have in any manner violated or threatened to violate Soderstrom Skin Institute’s intellectual property rights, Soderstrom Skin Institute may seek injunctive or other appropriate relief in any State or federal court in the State of Illinois, and you consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in such courts.

Arbitration under this agreement shall be conducted under the rules then prevailing of the American Arbitration Association. The arbitrator’s award shall be binding and may be entered as a judgment in any court of competent jurisdiction. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, no arbitration under this Agreement shall be joined to an arbitration involving any other party subject to this Agreement, whether through class arbitration proceedings or otherwise.

Modification and Severability of Terms of Use

Soderstrom Skin Institute reserves the right to make changes to the website, policies and these Terms and Conditions of Use at any time. If any of these terms are deemed invalid, void or for any reason, unenforceable, that condition will be deemed severable and will not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining condition.

Any amendments to the Terms and Conditions of Use will be posted on the website. The amended terms will be effective immediately after they are initially posted. Your use of the website following the positing of any amended terms constitutes your acceptance of any amendments. If you do not accept any amendments to the Terms and Conditions of Use you must cease to use the website immediately.