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Terms of Use
1. PURPOSE OF SITE. This Site is for information purposes only. This Site and its content herein should not be used by you for diagnosing a health or fitness problem or disease. Please consult your physician or medical advisor on such matters.

2. USE OF CONTENT. The content of this Site, including but not limited to the information, materials, images and product names ( the "Content"), is protected under applicable copyright and trademark laws. Unless otherwise identified as being owned by another entity, all product names identified by ™ or ® symbols are trademarks owned or licensed to ISB. The Content may not be copied, modified, redistributed, or republished in any way, except that you may download one (1) copy of the Content for your personal and non-commercial use only, as long as all copies of the Content retain all copyright, trademark, and other proprietary notices. Nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring to you by implication, estoppel or otherwise any license or right under any patent, trademark, copyright or other property of ISB or any third party.

3. LINKED SITES. This Site contains hypertext links to other websites ("Linked Sites"). Linked Sites are not ISB websites. If you access a Linked Site you do so at your own risk. ISB does not control or endorse any Linked Site, including its content. ISB makes no representations or warranties whatsoever as to a Linked Site including but not limited to a Linked Site’s availability or its content. When you access a linked site via this site, you will be subject to any terms of use and privacy policy of the respective linked site.

4. PERSONAL INFORMATION. You may elect to provide ISB with certain personal information to register for any ISB-related event, or to obtain ISB Information kits by completing a Request Form herein ("Personal Information"). In such case, ISB and its affiliates will not use, market, rent, sell, or otherwise distribute this Personal Information except for the purpose of handling your registration or fulfilling your request for an Information kit. To improve the content and usability of this Site, ISB may collect non-personal information about your web viewing habits while you navigate this Site, including but not limited to, navigation trends, hits per page/per user, and time allocation ("Web Information"). ISB obtains this Web Information through the use of customized software, which may include the use of cookies. Any and all information provided by you to ISB that is not Personal Information including but not limited to, Web Information, communications, and materials shall be deemed to be non-confidential and non-personal. As such ISB and its affiliates may reproduce, use, disclose, and distribute such non-confidential information for any purpose whatsoever.If you make a payment on our site with a credit card, we employ other companies to complete the transaction. Your payment information is forwarded to our processing partners in encrypted format, and they may use the data to process the transaction, but not for any other purpose. At no time do we store your credit card data.

5. CANCELLATION AND REFUND POLICY. You may cancel your registration for a symposium, and receive a full refund, up to 30 days before the scheduled start of the event. If cancellation is made within 30 days of the scheduled start of the event, no refund is available. In the event that ISB is unable to hold the event as originally scheduled, all registrants will receive a full refund. Refunds will be posted to the credit card originally used to pay for the event.

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7. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY. TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL ISB, ITS AFFILIATES, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES, AND AGENTS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM THE USE OF THIS SITE OR A HYPERLINK SITE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. CERTAIN JURISDIISBONS DO NOT PERMIT LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES. PLEASE CHECK IF SUCH LAWS APPLY TO YOU.

8. MODIFICATIONS. ISB reserves the right to modify, at its sole discretion, this Site including its Content, policies, and Terms of Use at any time without prior notice.

9. SEVERABILITY. If any term or condition of these Terms of Use shall be deemed to be invalid, void, illegal, or for any reason unenforceable, that term or condition shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining terms and conditions.

10. GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION. In the event of any dispute between you and ISB or its affiliates arising under or from these Terms of Use or your use of this Site, such dispute shall be governed and construed under the laws of the State of Washington without regard to principles of conflict of laws. Furthermore you hereby agree to submit to the jurisdiction of the courts located in Seattle, Washington.

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