All of the information available through the Service is intended for educational purposes only, and for adults who are licensed healthcare professionals. It is not meant to serve as a substitute for your own clinical judgment as a healthcare professional. It is not to be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. ALLEGRA does not provide health care advice. If you are a consumer who chooses to use the professional-level information available through the Service, you should not rely on that information as professional medical advice or use it to replace any relationship with your physician or other qualified healthcare professional.
For medical concerns, including decisions about medications and other treatments, consumers should always consult their physician or healthcare professional or, in serious cases, seek immediate assistance from emergency personnel. We don't offer you warranties or guarantees related to the Service that we provide. We specifically disclaim any warranties, express or implied, including implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. It is the user’s responsibility to evaluate the information and results from Service we provide. If you are a healthcare professional, you should exercise your professional judgment in evaluating any information, and we encourage you to confirm the information made available or otherwise obtained through the Service with other sources before undertaking any treatment based on it. If you are a consumer, you should evaluate the information together with your physician or another qualified healthcare professional. The use of any information provided on this site is solely at your own risk. Certain health or medical material on this site may be of an explicit nature. Please do not use this site if you would find these materials offensive.
The use of the Service is at your own risk and the Service and the content are provided on as "AS IS" basis. Developments in health care research may impact the health information that appears here. While all information is extensively researched, no assurance can be given that the information contained in this site will always include the most recent findings or developments with respect to the particular material. Some information made available through the Service may be provided by users of the applicable Web site. ALLEGRA is not responsible for that information. Whether the information is provided by us, our licensors or a user of a Web site owned and operated by ALLEGRA, neither we nor our licensors are liable for any damages resulting from your use of the information made available through the Service. Although we are selective about the organizations we link to from our respective Web sites, we don't assume any responsibility for any Web sites that are linked to or from the Service. While we welcome your feedback regarding the Service, we must make the final decisions about the content made available through the Service. You can use the “Contact Us” link on the home page of the applicable Web site to submit comments. If you are dissatisfied with the response you receive or with the content of the Service, your only remedy is to stop using the Service.
You acknowledge and agree that the Service and information, content and software presented to you through the Service or used in connection with the Service contain proprietary and confidential information that is protected under U.S. and international intellectual property laws, including copyright, trademarks, service marks, patents or other proprietary rights and laws. Except as expressly authorized by us or our licensors, you agree not to sell, rewrite, modify, redistribute, create derivative works, or rent the Service of any information presented to you through the Service, in whole or in part.
Linking to Us
You are free to establish a hypertext link to our Site so long as the link does not state or imply any sponsorship of your Web site or service by us or by our Site. You must first ask our permission if you intend to frame our site, or inline link, or incorporate pieces of it into a different site, service, or product in such a way that is not clear to our users that we are the source of the content, or incorporate into another Web site or service any of our material, content, or intellectual property.
You are not allowed to link to us if you engage in the publication or promotion of illegal, obscene, or offensive content, or if the link in any way negatively impact on our reputation.
Information That You Provide to the Service
When you upload materials or information to areas of the Service that are publicly available, you give us an irrevocable, perpetual license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publicly perform and publicly display that information in connection with the Service.
Site Registration Process
To access certain features of our Site, we may ask you to provide certain personal information including your gender, year of birth, zip code and country. In addition, if you elect to sign-up for a particular feature of the Site, such as discussion forums, blogs, photo- and video-sharing pages or social networking features, you may also be asked to register with us on the form provided and such registration may require you to provide personally identifiable information such as your name and email address.
Responsibility for Your User Name and Password
To use certain features of our Site, you will need a username and password, which you will receive through the Site's registration process. We reserve the right to reject or terminate the use of any username that we deem offensive or inappropriate, or to deny access to the Site or any features of the Site, to anyone who violates these Terms of Service or who, in our sole judgment, interferes with the ability of others to enjoy our Web site or infringes the rights of others.
We offer our users several tools to record and store information. You are responsible for taking all reasonable steps to ensure that no unauthorized person shall have access to your passwords or accounts. You are responsible for all activities that occur under your password or account (whether by you or by others). It is your sole responsibility to (1) control the dissemination and use of activation codes and passwords; (2) authorize, monitor, and control access to and use of your account and password; (3) promptly inform us of any need to deactivate a password, any unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of security, and to ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session.
You grant us and all other persons or entities involved in the operation of the Service the right to transmit, monitor, retrieve, store, and use your information in connection with the operation of the Service. We cannot and do not assume any responsibility or liability for any information you submit in connection with the Service, for your failure to protect your password or account information, or your or third parties' use or misuse of information transmitted or received using the Service.
Member Conduct When Using Social Media Services
This Site may include a variety of features, such as email, a bulletin board, blogs, photo-and video-sharing pages, social networking features, or discussion forums ("Social Media Services") that provide feedback to us and allow users to interact with each other on the Site and post content and materials for display on the Site. This Site also may include other features, such as personalized home pages and email services that allow users to communicate with third parties.
By accessing and using any such features, you represent and agree that:
you have read and agree to abide by our “Social Media Services” rules; • you are the owner of any material you post or submit, or are making your posting or submission with the express consent of the owner of the material; • you are making your posting or submission with the express consent of anyone pictured in any material you post or submit; • you are an adult; • the materials will not violate the rights of, or cause injury to, any person or entity; and • you grant us a license to use the materials you post or submit via such features.
You are responsible for all communications, information, data, text, music, sound, graphics, messages and other material ("Content") that you upload, post, transmit, email or otherwise distribute through a Social Media Services. ALLEGRA and its licensors are not responsible for the content of the messages, information, or files that you or others may transmit, post or otherwise provide on or through the site.
You are solely responsible for the consequences of the Content posted by you or any other party through Social Media Services and as such, does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such Content.
You understand that by using the Web site, or a Community and Communication Service, you may be exposed to Content that is offensive or objectionable. In no event will ALLEGRA, our affiliates, and each of our and their respective directors, officers, managers, employees, shareholders, agents, representatives and licensors be liable in any way for any Content or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content uploaded, posted, transmitted, emailed or otherwise made available by you or by others using your username and password through a Community and Communication Service. In cases where you feel threatened or believe someone else is in danger, you should contact your local law enforcement agency immediately. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately.
When you use a Community and Communication Service, you agree not to: • Violate any applicable local, state, national, or international laws; • Post, upload, email, transmit or otherwise distribute any Content that infringes on the intellectual property rights, copyright, trademark, or patent of others or on the privacy or publicity rights of others; • Post, upload, email, transmit or otherwise distribute any Content that is unlawful, violent, harmful, obscene, defamatory, threatening, harassing, abusive, slanderous, hateful, or embarrassing to any other person or entity as we may determine in our sole discretion; • Harm minors in any way; • Post advertisements or solicitations of business; • Forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any Content transmitted through a Social Media Services; • Post, upload, email, transmit or otherwise distribute chain letters, pyramid schemes, unsolicited or unauthorized advertising or spam; • Impersonate another person or business entity or stalk or otherwise harass another person; • Post, upload, email, transmit or otherwise distribute viruses or other harmful computer code designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the use of any computer software or hardware; or property of another • Collect or store information about others, including email addresses, without their identification for posting or viewing comments; • Allow any other person or entity to use your identification for posting or viewing comments; • Interfere with or disrupt a Social Media Services or computers, networks or other hardware connected to a Social Media Services, or disregard any requirements or policies of networks connected to a v; • Engage in any other conduct that restricts or inhibits any other person from using or enjoying a Social Media Services, or which, in our sole judgment, exposes ALLEGRA or any of our customers or suppliers to any liability or detriment of any type; • Fail to respect other users' privacy. This includes revealing another user's password, phone number, address, instant messenger I.D. or address or any other personally identifiable information; • Use the Web site/Services in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden or impair the Web site/Services or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the Web site/Services; • Attempt to gain unauthorized access to any of the Services, other accounts, computer systems or networks connected to the Web site/Services through hacking, password mining, or any other means; • Create member names, or post solicit or send messages, text or photographs that are sexually explicit, that denigrate, threaten, abuse or harm others in any way; or • Upload, post, email or otherwise send any Content that you are not authorized to send under any law or contractual relationship. This includes proprietary and confidential information learned as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements, and any other inside information.
We may (but are not obligated) do any or all of the following without notice:
Our Right to Use Materials You Submit or Post
When you submit or post any material via the Site, you grant us, and anyone authorized by us, a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive, unrestricted, worldwide license to use, copy, modify, transmit, sell, exploit, create derivative works from, distribute, and/or publicly perform or display such material, in whole or in part, in any manner or medium (whether now known or hereafter developed), for any purpose that we choose.
The foregoing grant includes the right to exploit any proprietary rights in such posting or submission, including, but not limited to, rights under copyright, trademark or patent laws that exist in any relevant jurisdiction. Also, in connection with the exercise of these rights, you grant us, and anyone authorized by us, the right to identify you as the author of any of your postings or submissions by name, email address or screen name, as we deem appropriate.
You understand that the technical processing and transmission of the Site, including content submitted by you, may involve transmissions over various networks, and may involve changes to the content to conform and adapt it to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices. You will not receive any compensation of any kind for the use of any materials submitted by you.
U.S. Government End Users
If you are affiliated with the U.S. government, then you should know that the software and documentation available on our Web Sites are "commercial items," as that term is defined in 48 C.F.R. 2.101 (October 1995), consisting of "commercial computer software" and "commercial computer software documentation," as such terms are used in 48 C.F.R. 12.212 (September 1995). Consistent with 48 C.F.R. 12.212 and 48 C.F.R. 227.7202-1 through 27.7202-4 (June 1995), all U.S. government end users acquire the software and documentation with only those rights set forth herein.
Dealing with Advertisers
Your correspondence or business dealings with, or participation in promotions of, advertisers found on or through the Service, including payment and delivery of related goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such advertiser. You agree that we shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of such advertisers on the Service.
We are committed to protecting the safety and privacy of children. ALLEGRA site(s) are designed and intended for use by adults, and are not intended for, or designed to be used by children. Parents who wish to allow their children access to and use of the Web site/Services should supervise such access and use. By allowing your child access to the Services you are allowing your child access to all of the Services, including, but not limited to, email, bulletin boards, chat areas, news groups, forums and/or other message or communication facilities. It is therefore your responsibility to determine which services are appropriate for your child. Always use caution when revealing personally identifiable information about yourself or your children via any of the Services. We do not collect personally identifiable information from any person we know is a child.
ALLEGRA may make some software and accompanying documentation available for downloading through the Service. These materials are the copyrighted work of ALLEGRA or companies that have licensed the software to ALLEGRA. We do not transfer any ownership rights in software or related documentation to you when you download it through the Service; rather, you are allowed to use the software and documentation under the terms of the license agreement. You must read this license agreement and indicate your agreement to those terms prior to downloading. You are not authorized to attempt to recreate or reverse engineer our software. In addition, some software available through the Service is subject to United States export controls. By downloading or using such software, you are representing to us that your download of such software complies with these controls.
Clinical Tools and Databases
The Service includes clinical tools and databases intended for use by healthcare professionals. These tools do not give professional advice or recommend particular products. Healthcare professionals who use these tools or databases should exercise their own clinical judgment as to the information they provide. Consumers who use the tools or databases do so at their own risk. Individuals with any type of medical condition are specifically cautioned to seek professional medical advice before beginning any sort of health treatment. For medical concerns, including decisions about medications and other treatments, users should always consult their physician or other qualified healthcare professional.
When you submit a classified ad for publication on the Site, you agree that the advertisement as it appears on the Site becomes our property and you assign all ownership interest in the advertisement as it appears on the Site under copyright law or otherwise to us. Submission of an advertisement does not constitute a commitment to publish the advertisement, and publication of an advertisement does not constitute an agreement for continued publication. We will accept only standard abbreviations and require proper punctuation. We reserve the right to edit, reclassify, revise, reject or cancel any advertisement at any time, in our sole discretion. Rates and specifications for any advertisement are subject to change.
Laws that Govern this Agreement
ALLEGRA Learning Solutions, LLC, controls those components of the Service made available through their respective Web sites from their offices within the state of California in the United States of America. The Service can be accessed from any of the United States and from other countries worldwide. Since the laws of each State or country able to access the Service may differ, by accessing the Service, you agree that the statutes and laws of the state of California, without regard to choice of laws principles, will apply to all matters relating to use of the Service. No waiver of any of these Terms and Conditions shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or condition or any other term or condition. ALLEGRA makes no representation that materials made available through the Service are appropriate or available for use in other locations, and accessing them from territories where their contents are illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access these sites from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.
The Web site reserves the right at any time to charge fees for access to portions of the Web site or in the Web site as a whole. We reserve the right at any time to change the fees for any courses, certificate programs, or other products and services without notice. If you have already registered and paid for a product or service, your purchase price will be honored.
Termination and Modification
You agree that ALLEGRA, as applicable, may, under certain circumstances and without prior notice, modify, discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Service (or any part thereof) or eliminate your account, any associated email address, and remove any information you uploaded or provided to the Service with or without notice.
Limitation of Liability
Under no circumstances, including, but not limited to, negligence, will ALLEGRA, their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, affiliates, licensors, and suppliers or our subsidiaries, parent companies or affiliates be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, this Web site, including its materials, products, or services, or third-party materials, products, or services made available through this site, even if we are advised beforehand of the possibility of such damages.
Because some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of certain categories of damages, the above limitation may not apply to you. In such states, our liability and the liability of our subsidiaries, parent companies and affiliates, is limited to the fullest extent permitted by such state law.
You specifically acknowledge and agree that we are not liable for any defamatory, offensive or illegal conduct of any user. If you are dissatisfied with the site, or any materials, products, or services on the site, or with any of the site's terms and conditions, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the site.
ALLEGRA, their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, affiliates, licensors, and suppliers take no responsibility for the timeliness of the information presented in the seminars, courses, on the Web site, or in the database. Information presented is deemed reliable and evidence-based, but not necessarily entirely current. The primary source materials included in our database are included only for the reference of the user.
ALLEGRA is not responsible if you do not complete your courses in a timely manner.
The Web site takes no responsibility for the accuracy of the information related to continuing nursing/health care requirements in any state/jurisdiction. Such information is provided only for the convenience of the user. Such requirements information is subject to change without notice, and each user should consult his or her professional association or state/regulatory agency.
Throughout our Site, we may have links and pointers to Web sites maintained by third parties. Our linking to such third-party sites does not imply an endorsement or sponsorship of such sites, or the information, quality, timeliness, reliability, or any other aspect of the products or services offered on or through the sites. In addition, neither we nor our parent or subsidiary companies nor any of our respective affiliates operate or control in any respect any information, products or services that third parties may provide on or through the Site or on Web sites linked to by us on the Site.
The information, products and services offered on or through the site and any third-party sites are provided "as is" and without warranties of any kind either express or implied. To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, we disclaim all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. We do not warrant that the site or any of its functions will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that any part of this site, including bulletin boards, or the servers that make it available, are free of viruses or other harmful components.
The Site should not be used in any high risk activities where damage or injury to persons, property, environment, finances or business may result if an error occurs. You expressly assume all risk for such use.
Your interactions with companies, organizations and/or individuals found on or through our Site, including any purchases, transactions, or other dealings, and any terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such companies, organizations and/or individuals. You agree that we will not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings. You also agree that, if there is a dispute between users of this Site, or between a user and any third party, ALLEGRA is under no obligation to become involved, and you agree to release us and our affiliates from any claims, demands and damages of every kind or nature, known or unknown, suspected and unsuspected, disclosed and undisclosed, arising out of or in any way related to such dispute and/or our Site.
If you make a purchase from a merchant on our Site, or on a third-party Web site that you have accessed via a link on our Site, the information obtained during your visit to that merchant's online store or site, and the information that you give as part of the transaction, such as your credit card number and contact information, may be collected by both the merchant and us. A merchant may have privacy and data collection practices that are different from ours. We have no responsibility or liability for these independent policies.
In addition, when you purchase products or services on or through the Site, you may be subject to additional terms and conditions that specifically apply to your purchase or use of such products or services. For more information regarding a merchant, its online store, its privacy policies, and/or any additional terms and conditions that may apply, visit that merchant's Web site and click on its information links or contact the merchant directly.
You agree to be financially responsible for all purchases made by you or someone acting on your behalf through the Site. You agree to use the Site, and to purchase services or products through the Site, for legitimate, non-commercial purposes only. You also agree not to make any purchases for speculative, false or fraudulent purposes or for the purpose of anticipating demand for a particular product or service. You agree to only purchase goods or services for yourself or for another person for whom you are legally permitted to do so. When making a purchase for a third party that requires you to submit the third party's personal information to us or a merchant, you represent that you have obtained the express consent of such third party to provide such third party's personal information.
You must provide and are solely responsible for all hardware and/or software necessary to access the Site. You assume the entire cost of and responsibility for any damage to, and all necessary maintenance, repair or correction of, that hardware and/or software.
IN THE EVENT THAT ALLEGRA FAILS TO PROVIDE TRAINING IN ACCORDANCE WITH THESE TERMS, ALLEGRA'S ENTIRE LIABILITY AND THE CUSTOMER'S EXCLUSIVE REMEDY FOR BREACH OF THESE TERMS SHALL BE FOR ALLEGRA TO USE ITS REASONABLE EFFORTS TO PROVIDE ANOTHER OPPORTUNITY FOR THE COURSE TO BE TAKEN ONLINE WITHIN A REASONABLE PERIOD OF TIME; IN THE EVENT ALLEGRA IS UNABLE TO PROVIDE THIS OPPORTUNITY, ALLEGRA MAY ELECT TO REFUND ALL PAYMENTS ACTUALLY RECEIVED BY ALLEGRA FROM CUSTOMER FOR THE COURSE(S) IN QUESTION, IN FULL SATISFACTION OF ALLEGRA’S OBLIGATIONS. SUCH REFUND SHALL CONSTITUTE ALLEGRA’S ENTIRE LIABILITY AND THE CUSTOMER'S EXCLUSIVE REMEDY FOR SUCH BREACH. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AGGREGATE LIABILITY FOR DAMAGES OF ATTORNEY ALLEGRA, ITS EMPLOYEES OR AGENTS, ARISING FROM THESE TERMS WHETHER BY CONTRACT OR TORT EXCEED THE AMOUNTS CUSTOMER ACTUALLY PAID TO ALLEGRA TO THE EXTENT NOT PROHIBITED BY LAW. THE LIMITATIONS IN THIS SECTION SHALL APPLY TO PERSONAL INJURY AND DEATH.
Refunds for Live Events
Live event tuition is 100% refundable if a written notice is received greater than 30 days prior to the event. If the written request is made between 15-30 days prior to the event, a refund will be granted minus a $50 processing fee. If the refund is requested less than 14 days prior to the event, no refund will be granted. Attendee substitutions are allowed, but notification must be received in writing within two weeks of the event. After this date, under no circumstances will refunds, credits, or substitutions be granted. No refunds or credits will be given to "no shows." If ALLEGRA Learning must cancel the workshop, registrants will receive a full refund or credit for the amount of the workshop toward another workshop or live event.
Reporting of Contact Hours
As a service in those states that allow it, ALLEGRA may report completion of contact hours for classes completed. You are ultimately responsible for assuring that contact hours are received and registered by the appropriate state regulatory body. In no way is ALLEGRA responsible for mistakes in reporting, the late reporting of contact hours, or the failure to report contact hours to the appropriate state regulatory body.
ALLEGRA makes no warranty that the Web site/Services will meet your requirements, that the functionality of the Web site/Services will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected or that the Web site/Services or the server that makes them available are free of viruses or anything else which may be harmful or destructive. Due to circumstances beyond our control, the Web site may not be available. In the event that the Web site does down, ALLEGRA takes no responsibility for contact hours that are reported late to the appropriate state regulatory body.
Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall affect your statutory rights as a consumer.
Notice and Take Down Procedures and Copyright Agent
If you believe any materials accessible on or from the Service infringe your copyright, you may request removal of those materials (or access thereto) from the Service by contacting the copyright agent (identified below) and providing the following information: • Identification of the copyrighted work that you believe to be infringed. Please describe the work, and where possible include a copy or the location (e.g., URL) of an authorized version of the work. • Identification of the material that you believe to be infringing and its location. Please describe the material, and provide us with its URL or any other pertinent information that will allow us to locate the material. • Your contact information (including name, address, telephone number and (if available) e-mail address). • A statement that you have a good faith belief that the complained of use of the materials is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law. • A statement that the information that you have supplied is accurate, and indicating that "under penalty of perjury," you are the copyright owner or are authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf. • A signature or the electronic equivalent from the copyright holder or someone authorized on the owner's behalf to assert infringement of copyright and to submit the statement. Please note that the contact information provided in this paragraph is for suspected copyright infringement only. Contact information for other matters is provided elsewhere in these Terms of Service or on the Site.
The agent for copyright issues relating to the Service is as follows:
ALLEGRA Learning Solutions, LLC 2604-B El Camino Real, Carlsbad, CA 92008-- Phone--760-231-9678.
In an effort to protect the rights of copyright owners, we maintain a policy for the termination, in appropriate circumstances, of subscribers and account holders of the Site who are repeat infringers.