Terms of Service
Effective date: 11/15/21
Welcome to Paragonix. Please read on to learn the rules and restrictions that govern your use of our website (the “Website”). If you have any questions, comments, or concerns regarding these terms or the Website, please contact us at:
Phone: (781) 428-4153, Ext. 5
Address: 222 Third Street, Suite 2242, Cambridge, MA 02142
Please read these Terms carefully. They cover important information about the Website. PLEASE NOTE THAT YOUR USE OF AND ACCESS TO THE WEBSITE IS SUBJECT TO THE FOLLOWING TERMS; IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO ALL OF THE FOLLOWING, YOU MAY NOT USE OR ACCESS THE WEBSITE IN ANY MANNER.
We are constantly trying to improve our Website, so these Terms may need to change along with our Website. We reserve the right to change the Terms at any time, but if we do, we will place a notice on our site located at https://paragonixtechnologies.com/, send you an email, and/or notify you by some other means.
If you don’t agree with the new Terms, you are free to reject them; unfortunately, that means you will no longer be able to use the Website. If you use the Website in any way after a change to the Terms is effective, that means you agree to all of the changes.
Except for changes by us as described here, no other amendment or modification of these Terms will be effective unless in writing and signed by both you and us.
What about my privacy?
Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act
The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”) requires that online service providers obtain parental consent before they knowingly collect personally identifiable information online from children who are under 16 years of age. We do not knowingly collect or solicit personally identifiable information from children under 16 years of age; if you are a child under 16 years of age, please do not attempt to register for or otherwise use the Website or send us any personal information. If we learn we have collected personal information from a child under 16 years of age, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. If you believe that a child under 16 years of age may have provided us personal information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
No Medical Advice; Not for Emergencies
Paragonix does not offer medical advice or diagnoses, or engage in the practice of medicine. The Website, and all information contained therein, is offered for informational and communicative purposes only. The Website is not intended to be, and must not be taken to be, the practice of medicine, nursing, pharmacy or other healthcare advice by Paragonix.
Reliance on any information provided by Paragonix or in connection with the Website is solely at your own risk. You are solely responsible for any decisions or actions you take based on the information and materials available through the Website.
What about messaging?
As part of the Website, you may receive communications through the Website, including messages that Paragonix sends you (for example, via email).
Are there restrictions in how I can use the Website?
You represent, warrant, and agree that you will not provide or contribute anything, including any Content (as that term is defined below), to the Website, or otherwise use or interact with the Website, in a manner that:
(a) infringes or violates the intellectual property rights or any other rights of anyone else (including Paragonix);
(b) violates any law or regulation, including, without limitation, any applicable export control laws, privacy laws or any other purpose not reasonably intended by Paragonix;
(c) is dangerous, harmful, fraudulent, deceptive, threatening, harassing, defamatory, obscene, or otherwise objectionable;
(d) attempts, in any manner, to obtain the password, account, or other security information from any other user;
(e) violates the security of any computer network, or cracks any passwords or security encryption codes;
(f) runs Maillist, Listserv, any form of auto-responder or “spam” on the Website, or any processes that run or are activated while you are not logged into the Website, or that otherwise interfere with the proper working of the Website (including by placing an unreasonable load on the Website’s infrastructure);
(g) “crawls,” “scrapes,” or “spiders” any page, data, or portion of or relating to the Website or Content (through use of manual or automated means);
(h) copies or stores any significant portion of the Content; or
(i) decompiles, reverse engineers, or otherwise attempts to obtain the source code or underlying ideas or information of or relating to the Website.
Content on the Website
The materials displayed or performed or available on or through the Website, including, but not limited to, text, graphics, data, articles, photos, images, illustrations and so forth (all of the foregoing, the “Content”) are protected by copyright and/or other intellectual property laws. You promise to abide by all copyright notices, trademark rules, information, and restrictions contained in any Content you access through the Website, and you won’t use, copy, reproduce, modify, translate, publish, broadcast, transmit, distribute, perform, upload, display, license, sell, commercialize or otherwise exploit for any purpose any Content not owned by you, (i) without the prior consent of the owner of that Content or (ii) in a way that violates someone else’s (including Paragonix’s) rights.
You understand that Paragonix owns the Website. You agree not to modify, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale of, reproduce (except as expressly provided in this Section), create derivative works based on, or otherwise exploit any of the Website. The Website may allow you to copy or download certain Content, but please remember that even where these functionalities exist, all the restrictions in this section still apply.
Who is responsible for what I see and do on the Website?
Any information or Content publicly posted or privately transmitted through the Website is the sole responsibility of the person from whom such Content originated, and you access all such information and Content at your own risk, and we aren’t liable for any errors or omissions in that information or Content or for any damages or loss you might suffer in connection with it. We cannot control and have no duty to take any action regarding how you may interpret and use the Content or what actions you may take as a result of having been exposed to the Content, and you hereby release us from all liability for you having acquired or not acquired Content through the Website.
You are responsible for all Content you contribute, in any manner, to the Website, and you represent and warrant you have all rights necessary to do so, in the manner in which you contribute it.
The Website may contain links or connections to third-party websites or services that are not owned or controlled by Paragonix. When you access third-party websites or use third-party services, you accept that there are risks in doing so, and that Paragonix is not responsible for such risks.
Your interactions with organizations and/or individuals found on or through the Website, including payment and delivery of goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such organizations and/or individuals. You should make whatever investigation you feel necessary or appropriate before proceeding with any online or offline transaction with any of these third parties. You agree that Paragonix shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings.
If there is a dispute between participants on this site or Website, or between users and any third party, you agree that Paragonix is under no obligation to become involved. In the event that you have a dispute with one or more other users, you release Paragonix, its directors, officers, employees, agents, and successors from claims, demands, and damages of every kind or nature, known or unknown, suspected or unsuspected, disclosed or undisclosed, arising out of or in any way related to such disputes and/or our Website. You shall and hereby do waive California Civil Code Section 1542 or any similar law of any jurisdiction, which says in substance: “A general release does not extend to claims that the creditor or releasing party does not know or suspect to exist in his or her favor at the time of executing the release and that, if known by him or her, would have materially affected his or her settlement with the debtor or released party.”
Warranty Disclaimer. Paragonix and its licensors, suppliers, partners, parent, subsidiaries or affiliated entities, and each of their respective officers, directors, members, employees, consultants, contract employees, representatives and agents, and each of their respective successors and assigns (Paragonix and all such parties together, the “Paragonix Parties”) make no representations or warranties concerning the Website, including without limitation regarding any Content contained in or accessed through the Website, and the Paragonix Parties will not be responsible or liable for the accuracy, copyright compliance, legality, or decency of material contained in or accessed through the Website or any claims, actions, suits procedures, costs, expenses, damages or liabilities arising out of use of, or in any way related to, the Website. The Paragonix Parties make no representations or warranties regarding suggestions or recommendations of services or products offered or purchased through or in connection with the Website. THE WEBSITE AND CONTENT ARE PROVIDED BY PARAGONIX (AND ITS LICENSORS AND SUPPLIERS) ON AN “AS-IS” BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, OR THAT USE OF THE WEBSITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON HOW LONG AN IMPLIED WARRANTY LASTS, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
Limitation of Liability. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT ALLOWED BY APPLICABLE LAW, UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES AND UNDER NO LEGAL THEORY (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, TORT, CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE) SHALL ANY OF THE PARAGONIX PARTIES BE LIABLE TO YOU OR TO ANY OTHER PERSON FOR (A) ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING DAMAGES FOR LOST PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF DATA, LOSS OF GOODWILL, WORK STOPPAGE, ACCURACY OF RESULTS, OR COMPUTER FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION, (B) ANY SUBSTITUTE GOODS, SERVICES OR TECHNOLOGY, (C) ANY AMOUNT, IN THE AGGREGATE, IN EXCESS OF ONE-HUNDRED ($100) DOLLARS OR (D) ANY MATTER BEYOND OUR REASONABLE CONTROL. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL OR CERTAIN OTHER DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION AND EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
Indemnity. You agree to indemnify and hold the Paragonix Parties harmless from and against any and all claims, liabilities, damages (actual and consequential), losses and expenses (including attorneys’ fees) arising from or in any way related to any claims relating to (a) your use of the Website, and (b) your violation of these Terms.
Assignment. You may not assign, delegate or transfer these Terms or your rights or obligations hereunder, or your Website account, in any way (by operation of law or otherwise) without Paragonix’s prior written consent. We may transfer, assign, or delegate these Terms and our rights and obligations without consent.
Choice of Law. These Terms are governed by and will be construed under the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, without regard to the conflicts of laws provisions thereof. Both you and Paragonix agree that any judicial proceeding (other than small claims actions) will be brought in the state or federal courts located in Suffolk County, MA.
Miscellaneous. The failure of either you or us to exercise, in any way, any right herein shall not be deemed a waiver of any further rights hereunder. If any provision of these Terms are found to be unenforceable or invalid, that provision will be limited or eliminated, to the minimum extent necessary, so that these Terms shall otherwise remain in full force and effect and enforceable. You and Paragonix agree that these Terms are the complete and exclusive statement of the mutual understanding between you and Paragonix, and that these Terms supersede and cancel all previous written and oral agreements, communications and other understandings relating to the subject matter of these Terms. You hereby acknowledge and agree that you are not an employee, agent, partner, or joint venture of Paragonix, and you do not have any authority of any kind to bind Paragonix in any respect whatsoever.
Except as expressly set forth in the section above regarding the arbitration agreement, you and Paragonix agree there are no third-party beneficiaries intended under these Terms.