Terms and Conditions

The following terms and conditions ("Terms and Conditions") govern your use of this web site (the "Site"), and by accessing, viewing, or using the material on the Site, you indicate that you understand and intend these Terms and Conditions to be the legal equivalent of a signed, written contract, and equally binding, and that you accept such Terms and Conditions and agree to be legally bound by them. If you do not agree with the Terms and Conditions, you are not granted permission to use the Site and should exit immediately. The opinions expressed here are not necessarily the opinions of Merion Matters, Inc.

1. Proprietary Rights.

All material contained in this Site is protected by law, including but not limited to, United States copyright law. Except as indicated, the entire content (including images, text and look and feel attributes) of www.AdvanceWeb.com and all other web sites operated and maintained by Merion Matters, Inc are © 2007 Merion Matters Inc. All rights reserved. Removing or altering the copyright notice on any material on the Site is prohibited. Merion Matters Inc. also owns a copyright in this Site as a collective work and/or compilation, and in the selection, coordination, arrangement, organization and enhancement of such content. Any commercial use of this content is prohibited without the prior written consent of Merion Matters Inc. All trademarks and logos are proprietary to Merion Matters Inc. Use or misuse of these trademarks is expressly prohibited and may violate federal and state trademark law. Please be advised that Merion Matters Inc. actively and aggressively enforces its intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law.

2. Communications With Our Web Site.

Merion Matters Inc. welcomes your feedback and suggestions about how to improve our products and services and this Site. By transmitting any suggestions, information, material, or other content (collectively, "content") to Merion Matters Inc., you automatically grant Merion Matters Inc. the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, redistribute, transmit, perform and display such content (in whole or part) worldwide and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed for the full term of any rights that may exist in such content. Further, Merion Matters Inc. is free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how, techniques, and suggestions contained in any communications you send to this Site for any purpose whatever, including but not limited to creating and marketing products and/or services using such information.

3. Confidentiality Cannot be Guaranteed.

Please be advised that the confidentiality of any communication or material transmitted to Merion Matters Inc. via ADVANCEWEB.COM, other web sites operated and maintained by Merion Matters Inc. or Internet electronic mail cannot be guaranteed, including personal information such as your address or social security number. To ensure private and personalized attention, you may also contact Merion Matters Inc. by telephone at 610-278-1400, or write us at Merion Matters Inc., 2900 Horizon Drive, King of Prussia, PA 19406.

4. Privacy Statement.

Merion Matters Inc. has a Privacy Statement disclosing what information we collect about visitors, how we use such information, the steps we take to secure such information, how you can view and correct such information, and how you can decline to have information about you collected or used. Click here to view the Privacy Statement, which is incorporated by reference, as if set forth fully herein.

5. Disclaimer of Warranty and Liability.

USE OF THIS SITE IS ENTIRELY AT YOUR OWN RISK. NEITHER Merion Matters Inc. NOR ITS AFFILIATES IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CONSEQUENCES OF RELIANCE ON ANY INFORMATION CONTAINED IN OR SUBMITTED TO THE SITE, AND THE RISK OF INJURY FROM THE FOREGOING RESTS ENTIRELY WITH YOU. THESE MATERIALS ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. Merion Matters INC. SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOST REVENUES OR LOST PROFITS, WHICH MAY RESULT FROM THE USE OF, ACCESS TO, OR INABILITY TO USE THESE MATERIALS. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL THE TOTAL LIABILITY OF Merion Matters INC. TO YOU EXCEED THE PRICE PAID FOR USE OF THE SITE.

MEDICAL ADVICE DISCLAIMER. NO INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS SITE SHOULD BE VIEWED AS A SUBSTITUTE FOR MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS OR TREATMENT. THIS SITE AND THE SERVICES OFFER HEALTHCARE AND MEDICAL INFORMATION, BUT ARE DESIGNATED FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY. THE SITE DOES NOT CONSTITUTE THE PRACTICE OF MEDICAL, NURSING OR OTHER PROFESSIONAL HEALTHCARE ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS OR TREATMENT.

ONLINE RESOURCES ARE NOT INTENDED TO REPLACE THE OPINIONS OF HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS. MEDICAL ADVICE SHOULD NEVER BE SOLICITED FROM THIS SITE. USERS SHOULD CONSULT A PHYSICIAN OR QUALIFIED HEALTHCARE PROVIDER WITH ALL QUESTIONS REGARDING THEIR HEALTH OR MEDICAL CONDITIONS. DO NOT AVOID OBTAINING MEDICAL ADVICE FROM YOUR DOCTOR OR QUALIFIED HEALTHCARE PROVIDER BECAUSE OF SOMETHING YOU HAVE READ ON THIS SITE. CONTACT A QUALIFIED HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL IMMEDIATELY WITH ALL CONCERNS ABOUT YOUR HEALTH.

GUIDELINES FOR DISCUSSIONS. Merion Matters Inc., welcomes your participation in article and blog comment threads and other discussion forums. It is a place to share ideas with your peers. Merion Matters Inc., is not responsible for the validity of materials presented on this site. We also reserve the right to remove any content that we consider to be inappropriate or offensive. By using this service, you agree to be bound by these guidelines.

6. Corrections and Changes.

While we endeavor to keep these materials up to date, Merion Matters Inc. cannot assume responsibility for any errors or omissions in these materials. Merion Matters Inc. further does not warrant the accuracy or completeness of the information, text, graphics, links or other items contained within these materials. Merion Matters Inc. may make changes to these materials, or to the products or services described herein, at any time without notice, and makes no commitment to update the information contained herein. Merion Matters Inc. reserves the right to terminate your access to the Site in the event that you violate these Terms and Conditions, or for any reason whatever.

7. Indemnification.

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Merion Matters Inc., its affiliates and subsidiaries, and all of their respective directors, officers, employees, representatives, proprietors, partners, shareholders, servants, principals, agents, predecessors, successors, assigns, and attorneys from and against any and all claims, proceedings, damages, injuries, liabilities, losses, costs, and expenses (including attorney's fees and litigation expenses) relating to or arising from your use of the Site and any breach by you of these Terms and Conditions.

8. Links to Other Web Sites.

This Site may, from time to time, contain links to other Internet web sites for the convenience of users in locating information and services that may be of interest. These sites are maintained by organizations over which Merion Matters Inc. exercises no control, and Merion Matters Inc. expressly disclaims any responsibility for the content, the accuracy of the information and/or quality of products or services provided by or advertised on these third-party sites. Merion Matters Inc. does not control, endorse, promote, or have any affiliation with any other web site unless expressly stated herein.

9. Use of the Internet.

Use of the Internet is solely at your own risk and is subject to all applicable state, national and international laws and regulations. Neither Merion Matters Inc. nor its affiliates will be liable for any loss resulting from a cause over which they do not have direct control, including but not limited to failure of electronic or mechanical equipment or communication lines, telephone or other interconnect problems, computer viruses, unauthorized access, theft, operator errors, severe weather, earthquakes, natural disasters, strikes or other labor problems, wars, or governmental restrictions.

10. Governing Law and Jurisdiction.

These Terms and Conditions will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, without reference to its choice of law rules. By accessing, viewing, or using the material on the Site, you consent to the jurisdiction of the federal and state courts presiding in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, and agree to accept service of process by mail and hereby waive any and all jurisdictional and venue defenses otherwise available. This Site is controlled and operated by Merion Matters Inc. from its offices within the United States. Merion Matters Inc. makes no representation that materials in the Site are appropriate or available for use in other locations, and access to them from territories where their contents are illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access this Site from other locations do so on their own volition and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws.

These Terms and Conditions constitute the entire agreement between you and Merion Matters Inc. with respect to your use of the Site. You acknowledge that, in providing you access to and use of the Site, Merion Matters Inc. has relied on your agreement to be legally bound by these Terms and Conditions.