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3. Warranty Disclaimer
3.1. This site is provided "as is" and without warranties of any kind, whether express or implied. To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, ClinicalPosters.com disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. ClinicalPosters.com does not represent or warrant that the functions contained in the site will be uninterrupted or error-free, that the defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes the site available are free of viruses or other harmful components. ClinicalPosters.com does not make any warranties or representations regarding the use of the materials in this site in terms of their correctness, accuracy, adequacy, usefulness, timeliness, reliability or otherwise. Some states do not permit limitations or exclusions on warranties, so the above limitations may not apply to you.
3.2. Shipping errors will be corrected through methods determined by ClinicalPosters.com and its suppliers. Payment for return shipping may be required. Notify ClinicalPosters.com within 10 days of any discrepancies between original order and shipment. If properly used hardware fails to perform its intended purpose within 30 days, it may be returned for replacement. See return policy.
3.3. Product availability: It is the desire of ClinicalPosters.com to help everyone receive product in pristine condition. Posters in small quantity are generally shipped in carrier-approved packages for USPS or FedEx. FedEx shipping costs a little more but includes $100 of insurance. Posters are made of paper and cartons are made of corrugated board. Hence, contents can be damaged if cartons are crushed by larger freight containers, liquid seeping from other packages, or inclement weather.
3.4. Often, an additional insurance fee is equal to or greater than the profit on a product. By default, our store offers indemnification for a nominal fee with USPS shipments. If the package is damaged in transit, ClinicalPosters handles the necessary paperwork while a replacement order is shipped out. The carrier reimburses the shipper.
3.5. When customers elect to have ClinicalPosters.com ship a package, it is insured for full value so we file a claim in the customer’s behalf. Customer who elect to have shipping billed to their account are responsible for filing carrier claims. In doing so, they pay us ClinicalPosters.com for replacements since they are being reimbursed. Though the majority of packages arrive in tact, on a few occasions when there are issues. Customer Service endeavors to work out an amicable arrangement in adverse circumstances. For peace of mind and quick response to claims, insured shipping is strongly recommended.
4. Mature Content
4.1. Most content on this site, including photos and anatomical descriptions, is for medical professionals and mature adults. Parents, legal guardians, or teachers are responsible for ordering or supervising purchases or downloads of products labeled for "kids" or "children." System administrators should take appropriate measures to prevent inappropriate content from being accessible to minors. Pages with images or descriptions that may be inappropriate for children are labeled "viewer discretion" and also include a (visible or hidden) "mature" keyword. The site search includes options to filter out results that include either expression by including the word "NOT" in all caps. (i.e., head NOT mature).4.2. The online store uses an algorithm to replace vulgar language with appropriate anatomical terms when presenting search results. Third-party sitewide search tools do not have such a feature.
5. Limitation of Liability
5.1. ClinicalPosters.com shall not be liable for any special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, the materials on this site or the performance of the products, even if ClinicalPosters.com has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Applicable law may not allow the limitation of exclusion of liability or incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.
6. Typographical Errors
In the event that a ClinicalPosters.com product or that of a third party is mistakenly listed at an incorrect price, ClinicalPosters.com reserves the right to refuse or cancel any orders placed for product listed at the incorrect price or issue an invoice for acceptance and payment by you (the customer). ClinicalPosters.com reserves the right to refuse or cancel any such orders whether or not the order has been confirmed and your credit card charged. If your credit card has already been charged for the purchase and your order is cancelled, ClinicalPosters.com shall issue a credit to your credit card account in the amount of the incorrect price.
These terms and conditions are applicable to you upon your accessing the site and/or completing the registration or shopping process. These terms and conditions, or any part of them, may be terminated by ClinicalPosters.com without notice at any time, for any reason. The provisions relating to Copyrights, Trademark, Disclaimer, Limitation of Liability, Indemnification and Miscellaneous, shall survive any termination.
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8.3. ClinicalPosters.com may use customer-provided contact information to deliver notice to the customer by means of email, a notice on this website, or by other reliable method. Billing information or passwords collected via third-party merchant or Web services (PayPal) are not visible to ClinicalPosters.com. Credit card data collected by Store.ClinicalPosters.com is accepted on a secure server with SSL encryption. It is removed from the server after verified order is charged.8.4. Dwolla applications by third-party developers are not directly supported by Dwolla Corp. who makes no claims about them.
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10. Use of Site
10.1. Harassment in any manner or form on the site, including via email, chat, or by use of obscene or abusive language, is strictly forbidden. Impersonation of others, including a ClinicalPosters.com or other licensed employee, host, or representative, as well as other members or visitors on the site is prohibited. You may not upload to, distribute, or otherwise publish through the site any content which is libelous, defamatory, obscene, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, illegal, or otherwise objectionable which may constitute or encourage a criminal offense, violate the rights of any party or which may otherwise give rise to liability or violate any law. You may not upload commercial content on the site or use the site to solicit others to join or become members of any other commercial online service or other organization.10.2. Inappropriate content may either be deleted before publication or shortly thereafter by the site moderator. Settings are in place to block abusers from commenting on blog forums, from shopping, or from accessing the entire site.
11. Participation Disclaimer
ClinicalPosters.com may not review all communications and materials posted to or created by users accessing the site, and is not in any manner responsible for the content of these communications and materials. You acknowledge that by providing you with the ability to view and distribute user-generated content on the site (blog comments), ClinicalPosters.com is merely acting as a passive conduit for such distribution and is not undertaking any obligation or liability relating to any contents or activities on the site. However, a ClinicalPosters.com moderator reserves the right to block individuals or remove communications or materials that it determines to be (a) abusive, defamatory, or obscene, (b) fraudulent, deceptive, or misleading, (c) in violation of a copyright, trademark or; other intellectual property right of another or (d) offensive or otherwise unacceptable to ClinicalPosters.com in its sole discretion.
12. Guest Blogger Article Submission, Acceptance, Edits
12.1 Sources and Topics. Health news annotated research from various online media sources. Submissions from third-party authors may be considered with or without prior invitation. Acceptance, by editor discretion, depends upon whether content is appropriate for the ClinicalPosters.com site genre and audience. Articles that discuss clinical trials and/or any of the topics covered by available anatomical posters are most favorable, as one of the posters is generally provided to illustrate the content. Consumer healthcare issues are fine but the intended readers are medical professionals so somewhat technical language is allowable. Applicable trademarks may be so noted within the article or footnotes. Any quotations or medical assertions within submitted articles should be referenced. ClinicalPosters.com ranks within the top three organic results of every major search engine when the term "clinical posters" is entered. Articles can leverage this by discussing content related to clinical posters. For example, someone might type in "dermatology clinical posters." More than half the site visitors locate articles in this manner.
12.2 Length and Credits. Single-page articles of 200-1000 words can be published with minimal editing. ClinicalPosters.com is not obligated to accept or edit lengthy articles for (re)publication. Long articles may require copy reduction in the form of a synopsis. This is done to hold the attention of the reader by consolidating salient points to a single page. (External link to full text may be provided.) If original author/company provides the synopsis or article of appropriate length, branded identification in the form of a logo or photo with short bio and link may be offered as a promoted blog submission for the one-time fee of $49. If a ClinicalPosters.com staff writer creates the synopsis for the viewing audience, editing will be performed as deemed appropriate without requiring approval from original author. 12.3 Review Process. Reading and editing submitted articles is time consuming. If the time required to verify an article is too extensive, it will be rejected. Inappropriate subject matter is rejected regardless of the word count. Articles with appropriate content will exceeding 1000 words are rejected. Typographical or formatting are causes for rejection. An article with too many linked references that must be checked will be rejected. In short, it it takes as much time verifying an article as it does to research and write one inhouse, the submission is subject to rejection. In such cases the author might consider paying for .
12.4 Formats and Usage. Submission can be in the form of a Word document or plain text. Either way, ClinicalPosters.com formats the HTML; in doing so, appropriate hypertext links may be added to related products on the ClinicalPosters.com site and to the original article if published elsewhere. Accepting and publishing content does not obligate ClinicalPosters.com to provide compensation or guarantee any measured response. Non-exclusive publication does not represent an endorsement for any products, services or procedures mentioned therein; a standard disclaimer stating such may be included in the sidebar.
12.5 Authorship and copyright. Guest blogger must acknowledge copyright ownership and/or permission to republish submitted materials without infringing upon other copyrights. The original author retains copyright, granting permission to publish at ClinicalPosters.com with manually or automatically generated links to/from social networking sites like Twitter, Pinterest or similar promotional vehicles deemed appropriate by ClinicalPosters.com for maximum exposure. Reciprocal linking from submitter's site, blog or social media account may improve search engine ranking.
13. Third-Party Links
In an attempt to provide increased value to visitors, ClinicalPosters.com may link to sites operated by third parties. However, even if the third party is affiliated with ClinicalPosters.com, ClinicalPosters.com no control over linked sites, all of which may have separate privacy policies and data collection practices, independent of ClinicalPosters.com. These linked sites are only for your convenience and therefore you access them at your own risk. Nonetheless, ClinicalPosters.com seeks to protect the integrity of its website and the links placed upon it, therefore requests feedback relating to this site and sites it links to as well (including notification of a link does not work).
14. Third-Party Advertising (payment page)
14.1 Graphic Display Advertisement. Prospective advertisers may rent space on the ClinicalPosters.com site. An ad may include a 210px x 130px or 210px x 150px image with up to 100 characters of text below that links to the advertiser site. It appears in the lower right corner of each page (excluding for Store.ClinicalPosters.com) in rotation with other messages. The ad changes each time a page is refreshed or a new page is visited. A reccurring monthly fee is charged to the advertiser's credit card until the advertiser decides to cancel with 30 days notice. ClinicalPosters.com reserves the right to reject inappropriate advertisements at its own discretion. To increase ranking in search engines, advertisers are encouraged to link back to ClinicalPosters.com.
14.2 Text Display Advertisement. Prospective advertisers may provide a text ad of up to 100 characters that links to the advertiser site in the lower left corner on the ClinicalPosters.com. It appears on each page (excluding for Store.ClinicalPosters.com) in rotation with other messages each time a page is refreshed or a new page is visited. A reccurring monthly fee is charged to the advertiser's credit card until the advertiser decides to cancel with 30 days notice. (Three month minimum.) At its own discretion, ClinicalPosters.com reserves the right to reject or cancel inappropriate advertisements.
14.3 Inline Text Article Sponsor. Prospective advertisers may have a one- or two-line text advertisement inserted into a specific article at Health.ClinicalPosters.com. The ad links to the advertiser site, though ClinicalPosters.com reserves the right to reject inappropriate advertisements. A reccurring monthly fee is charged to the advertiser's credit card until the advertiser decides to cancel with 30 days notice. (Three month minimum.) ClinicalPosters.com reserves the right to reject or cancel inappropriate advertisements. Below is a sample of a sponsored text ad. To increase search engine ranking, it is recommended that advertisers link back to sponsored page.
14.4 Research Links. ClinicalPosters.com includes hypertext links to referenced resources to substantiate research of more than 450 articles currently on this site. Reciprocal links are appreciated from such parties. Advertisers may desire ClinicalPosters.com to add post-publication external links into a specific article. Since it was not part of the original article, they may replace an outdated link or offer compatible information. In other cases the post-publication research links may be better suited in a future article. There is a one-time administration fee for advertisers that wish to add post-publication external links into a specific article at the end or as a bold text within the body of the paragraph. ClinicalPosters.com reserves the right to reject or cancel inappropriate links.14.5 In-Store Ad Article. Store.ClinicalPosters.com receives nearly 50 percent of the visitor traffic. A robust storewide Find field is on every blog article page in addition to the store itself. Advertisers can include an infomercial style stub article that appears within product search results. ClinicalPosters.com must approve submitted content before publication and has the right to reject or cancel inappropriate links.
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16. Demographics and Statistics
Audience is made up of medical professionals and health-conscious consumers. At the time of this writing, monthly page views average 23,500. During 2016, 60 percent of visitors were from the United States, 7 percent were from United Kingdom, 7 percent were from Canada; Australia represented 4 percent; India was 2 percent; South Africa was next with 1 percent. In the same year, the site delivered 282,016 pageviews for 177,134 visitors. At the time of this update, 47 percent originate from organic searches; 36 percent are from referral sites and 16 percent are direct visits.