The International Academy for Digital Dental Medicine (“IADDM”) owns and operates this Website. This document governs your relationship with www.iaddm.com (“Site”). The access to and the use of this Site and the services available through this Site (collectively, the “Services”) are subject to the following terms, conditions and notices (the “Terms of Service”). By using the Services, you are agreeing to all of the Terms of Service, as they may be updated by us from time to time. You should check this page regularly to take notice of any changes we may have made to the Terms of Service.
The access to this Site is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the Services without notice. We will not be liable if for any reason this Site is unavailable at any time or for any period. From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts or all of this Site.
You must not misuse our Site. You will not: commit or encourage a criminal offense; transmit or distribute a virus, trojan, worm, logic bomb or any other material which is malicious, technologically harmful, in breach of confidence or in any way offensive or obscene; hack into any aspect of the Service; corrupt data; cause annoyance to other users; infringe upon the rights of any other person’s proprietary rights; send any unsolicited advertising or promotional material, commonly referred to as “spam”; or attempt to affect the performance or functionality of any computer facilities of or accessed through this Site. Breaching this provision would constitute a criminal offense and the IADDM will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and disclose your identity to them.
We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of this Site or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any Site linked to it.
Intellectual Property, Software and Content
The intellectual property rights of all software and content (including photographic images) made available to you on or through this Site remains the property of the IADDM or its licensors and are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved by IADDM and its licensors. You may store, print and display the content supplied solely for your own personal use. You are not permitted to publish, manipulate, distribute or otherwise reproduce, in any format, any of the content or copies of the content supplied to you or which appears on this Site nor may you use any such content in connection with any business or commercial enterprise.
Terms of Contract
By making an application, you are offering to become a member on and subject to the following terms and conditions.
In order to contract with the IADDM you must be over 18 years of age and you possess a valid credit or debit card issued by a bank acceptable to us. The IADDM retains the right to refuse any request made by you. If your payment is accepted we will inform you by email and we will confirm the identity of the party which you have contracted with. This will usually be the IADDM or may in some cases be a third party. Where a contract is made with a third party, the IADDM is not acting as either an agent or a principal and the contract is made between yourself and that third party and it will be subject to the terms of sale which they supply you.
When making an application, you undertake that all details you provide to us are true and accurate, that you are an authorized user of the credit or debit card used to pay your membership fees.
When you pay the membership fees through this Site, you will receive an acknowledgement e-mail confirming the receipt of your payment. This email will only be an acknowledgement and it will not constitute acceptance of your payment.
A contract between us will not be formed until we send you confirmation by e-mail that your recent payment for the IADDM has been completed and that your user account is activated.
Whilst we try and ensure that all details, descriptions and fees which appear on this Site are accurate, errors may occur. If we discover an error in the fees of any program or membership level which you have registered for we will inform you of this as soon as possible and give you the option of reconfirming your registration at the correct price or cancelling it. If we are unable to contact you we will treat the registration as cancelled.
Upon receiving your payment we carry out a standard authorization check on your payment card to ensure there are sufficient funds to fulfill the transaction. Your card will be debited upon authorization being received.
Our refund policy, which sets out how we will treat the refunds, can be found at Refund Policy. By using this Site, you consent to the processing described therein.
Disclaimer of Liability
The material displayed on this Site is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy. Unless expressly stated to the contrary to the fullest extent permitted by law the IADDM and its suppliers, content providers and advertisers hereby expressly exclude all conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity and it shall not be liable for any damages whatsoever, including but without limitation to any direct, indirect, special, consequential, punitive or incidental damages, or damages for loss of use, profits, data or other intangibles, damage to goodwill or reputation, or the cost of procurement of substitute goods and services, arising out of or related to the use, inability to use, performance or failures of this Site or the Linked Sites and any materials posted thereon, irrespective of whether such damages were foreseeable or arise in contract, tort, equity, restitution, by statute, at common law or otherwise. This does not affect the IADDM’s liability for death or personal injury arising from its negligence, fraudulent misrepresentation, misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter or any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.
Linking to this Site
You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and it does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.
You must not establish a link from any website that is not owned by you.
This Site must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of this Site other than the home page. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.
Disclaimer as to ownership of trade marks, images of personalities and third party copyright
Except where expressly stated to the contrary all persons (including their names and images), third party trade marks and images of third party products, services and/or locations featured on this Site are in no way associated, linked or affiliated with the IADDM and you should not rely on the existence of such a connection or affiliation. Any trade marks/names featured on this Site are owned by the respective trade mark owners. Where a trade mark or brand name is referred to it is used solely to describe or identify the products and services and is in no way an assertion that such products or services are endorsed by or connected to the IADDM.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless the IADDM, its directors, officers, employees, consultants, agents, and affiliates, from any and all third party claims, liability, damages and/or costs (including, but not limited to, legal fees) arising from your use this Site or your breach of the Terms of Service.
The IADDM shall have the right in its absolute discretion at any time and without notice to amend, remove or vary the Services and/or any page of this Site.
If any part of the Terms of Service is unenforceable (including any provision in which we exclude our liability to you) the enforceability of any other part of the Terms of Service will not be affected all other clauses remaining in full force and effect. So far as possible where any clause/sub-clause or part of a clause/sub-clause can be severed to render the remaining part valid, the clause shall be interpreted accordingly. Alternatively, you agree that the clause shall be rectified and interpreted in such a way that closely resembles the original meaning of the clause /sub-clause as is permitted by law.
We operate a complaints handling procedure which we will use to try to resolve disputes when they first arise, please let us know if you have any complaints or comments.
If you breach these conditions and we take no action, we will still be entitled to use our rights and remedies in any other situation where you breach these conditions.
Governing Law and Jurisdiction
These terms and conditions shall be construed in accordance with the laws of Switzerland and in the event of any dispute or claim associated with these terms and conditions, that dispute or claim shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the canton of Zurich, Switzerland.
The above Terms of Service constitute the entire agreement of the parties and supersede any and all preceding and contemporaneous agreements between you and the IADDM. Any waiver of any provision of the Terms of Service will be effective only if in writing and signed by the President of the IADDM.
This document was last updated on November 15, 2014