By using this website, you signify your assent to these Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree to all of these Terms and Conditions of use, do not use this site.
Bio Ascend LLC (“Bio Ascend”) may revise and update these Terms and Conditions at any time. Your continued usage of this website (“Site,” or the “Site,”) will mean you accept those changes.
Content on the Site, which may include text, graphics, images, or other information produced by Bio Ascend or obtained from third-party content providers (“Content Providers”), and other material contained on the Site, information and educational materials disseminated to you after your registration to an event or prior to or following attendance at a Bio Ascend event (“Content”), are for informational and educational purposes only. The Content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of a physician or other qualified expert health professional with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.
The Site and Content are provided on an “AS-IS” basis. BIO ASCEND, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTIES’ RIGHTS, AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
Without limiting the foregoing, Bio Ascend makes no representations or warranties about the following:
In no event shall Bio Ascend, or any third parties mentioned on the Site, be liable for any claims or damages (including, without limitation, direct, incidental and consequential damages, personal injury/wrongful death, lost profits, or damages resulting from lost data or business interruption) resulting from the use of or inability to use the Site or the information, whether based on warranty, contract, tort, or any other legal theory, and whether or not Bio Ascend is advised of the possibility of such damages. Bio Ascend is not liable for any personal injury, including death, caused by your use or misuse of the Site, information or education materials. Any claims arising in connection with your use of the Site, information, or education materials must be brought within one (1) year of the date of the event giving rise to such claim occurred. Remedies under these Terms and Conditions are exclusive and are limited to those expressly provided for in these Terms and Conditions.
Bio Ascend reserves the right to take any action it deems necessary to protect the personal safety of its users, respective employees and staff, and the integrity of the respective systems and sites. Bio Ascend has no liability or responsibility to users of the Site or any other person or entity for performance or nonperformance of the aforementioned activities.
Bio Ascend may provide links to third-party websites or information. Bio Ascend does not recommend and does not endorse the content on any third-party websites. Bio Ascend is not responsible for the content of linked third-party sites, sites framed within the Site, third-party sites provided as search results, or third-party advertisements, and does not make any representations regarding their content or accuracy. Your use of third-party websites is at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for such sites.
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold Bio Ascend and its respective officers, affiliates, parent company, trustees, employees, agents, Content Providers, successors and heirs, harmless from and against any claims, actions or demands, liabilities, and settlements, including without limitation, reasonable legal and accounting fees, resulting from or alleged to result from your violation of these Terms and Conditions.
Bio Ascend is a Delaware limited liability company with its principal offices in Chicago, IL, U.S.A. If you access the Site from outside the United States, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with the laws of your jurisdiction. If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction as described in these Terms and Conditions, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms and Conditions, which shall remain in full force and effect. 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. The following provisions survive the expiration or termination of these Terms and Conditions for any reason whatsoever: Liability, Indemnity, Jurisdiction, and Complete Agreement.
These Terms and Conditions are governed by the laws of the State of Illinois, without respect to its conflict of laws principles. You expressly agree that exclusive jurisdiction for any dispute with Bio Ascend, or in any way relating to your use of the Site, resides in the state and federal courts of Cook County, Illinois, and you further agree and expressly consent to the exercise of personal jurisdiction in the state and federal courts of Cook County, Illinois in connection with any such dispute, including any claim involving Bio Ascend or its parent company, affiliates, subsidiaries, employees, contractors, officers, directors, telecommunication providers, and content providers.
Except as expressly provided in a particular or specific notice on the Site, these Terms and Conditions and applicable Bio Ascend policies constitute the entire agreement between you and Bio Ascend with respect to the use of the Site, the Content provided, and the information and educational materials.