Terms and Conditions of Website Usage

Terms and Conditions of Website Usage

This Agreement is a legal agreement between you and Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR). Your access and use of the CARR website at www.rcfereform.org (the “Website”) is subject to the following terms and all applicable laws. By accessing and/or using the Website, you accept these Terms and Conditions without limitation or qualification, as well as such additional or amended terms and conditions as CARR may from time to time publish. Certain services or other offerings made available on the Website may have additional terms and conditions that apply, which can be viewed either on the pages containing such services or offerings, or via a link on those pages or other directions to the additional terms and conditions.

Intellectual Property

The content on this website, and website itself is owned and operated by Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR);  Copyright © 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform. All rights reserved; and is subject to copyright and other intellectual property rights under the last.  The content presented by CARR on this website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use only.  The content — including but not limited to text, photographs, graphics, scans of public documents, designs, logos, video, audio, and multimedia combinations — is the property of CARR, or is used consistent with the owner’s permission or as permitted by applicable law. The content is protected under United States and international laws and treaties, and may not be used for any purpose whatsoever other than for private, non-commercial viewing purposes.  

No part of this online service or any other reports produced by CARR may be reproduced, re-sold, transmitted in any form without the express written consent of CARR.  No portion of these contents may be displayed, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any form or by any means — electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise — without the prior permission of the copyright holder.  CARR may terminate the privileges of any user who violates the copyright of this site, or any of its copyrighted contents, including the Subscription Use Terms found elsewhere on this site. 

Permission is granted, solely for your personal or internal use for non-commercial purposes, to display the contents with a computer using browser software and to download, use, and print copies of the material — provided that no modification is made to the material and that all copyright and other proprietary notices are preserved. Permission is granted to include links to this Website on other websites, provided that all trademarks and copyrights are duly noted in such links, and further provided that no such use shall have a detrimental impact on the reputation of CARR or any of its trademarks or other intellectual property. Permission granted here does not include the right to modify or repost the contents at any other Web sites without the express written permission of CARR. CARR reserves the right to revoke any permissions granted herein at any time and for any reason. Use of the materials for any other purpose other than those expressly permitted, is a violation of copyright and other proprietary rights.  CARR’s logo may not be used without the prior written permission of Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform, except if the logo is used directly in conjunction with the URL to this site, by not-for-profit organizations.

Links to Third-Party Websites

The Website may contain links to other websites. Links to third-party sites are provided for the convenience of consumers seeking information about long-term care options.  If we've provided a link, it's because we think (if we were in your shoes) the linked site may have information which would assist you.  A link to a third party’s website does not mean that we endorse it or that we are affiliated with it. We do not exercise control over third-party websites. You access such third-party websites or content at your own risk. You should always read the terms of use and privacy policy of a third party website before using it. CARR is not and will not be responsible for any damage or loss related to the use of any content, goods or services available on or through any third-party website.  By using the Site to search for or link to another site, you agree and understand that you may not make any claim against CARR for any damages or losses, whatsoever, resulting from your use of the Site to obtain search results or to link to another site.  If you have a problem with a link from our Site, you may notify us as rcfereformorg@gmail.com.

Privacy   CARR respects your privacy. CARR's Privacy Policy explains how we collect, use, and disclose information about you. By using the Website, you also agree to abide by our Privacy Policy.

Disruptive Behavior  You agree not to: (i) interfere with, disrupt, or harm in any way the Website or servers or networks connected to it; (ii) attempt to penetrate or circumvent security measures of CARR or another entity, or obtain or bypass others’ passwords; (iii) engage in denial of service attacks, i.e actions designed to impair network access by flooding a site or the Internet with useless traffic; or (iv) engage in any other activity which hinders or disrupts the operation of the Website or interferes with other users' ability to use the Website.

Indemnification  You agree to indemnify Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR) of any and all legal fees, claims, lawsuits, or other implications that may arise from your use of our data.  This extends to all employees, independent contractors, vendors, customers, suppliers, directors, owners, and the company itself.  

Disclaimer of Warranty and Limitation of Liability & Damages   Every effort is made to research, and publish the most current and accurate data available as of the date the public files were last reviewed. Data inaccuracies, including missing data, may exist.  NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, ARE PROVIDED FOR ANY INFORMATION ON THIS SITE, INCLUDING ITS USE, ACCURACY, OR ITS INTERPRETATION.  No part of this online service or content may be reproduced, re-sold, transmitted in any form without the express written consent of Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform. Public records are available to anyone who wishes to view them at any of the government offices located in the State of California where they are available.  WE MAKE NO WARRANTY or GUARANTEE THAT INFORMATION ON ANY PRODUCT OR SERVICE OFFERED ON OUR WEBSITE IS ERROR-FREE, COMPLETE, OR CURRENT. 

NOTHING on this site constitutes, nor shall be construed as legal counseling, advice or recommendations.

CARR ATTEMPTS TO KEEP THE WEBSITE BUG-FREE AND SAFE, BUT YOU USE THE WEBSITE AND SERVICES AT YOUR OWN RISK. BY USING THE WEBSITE, YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT USE OF THE WEBSITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE WEBSITE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. CARR DOES NOT WARRANT THAT USE OF THE WEBSITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE. CARR SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO WARRANTIES OF TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY, ACCURACY, NON-INFRINGEMENT, OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT POSSIBLE UNDER APPLICABLE LAWS. NO VERBAL INFORMATION PROVIDED BY CARR SHALL CREATE A WARRANTY. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL CARR BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM YOUR USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE WEBSITE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO RELIANCE BY YOU ON ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED FROM THE WEBSITE THAT RESULTS IN MISTAKES, OMISSIONS, INTERRUPTIONS, DELETION OR CORRUPTION OF FILES, VIRUSES, DELAYS IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, OR ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE. THE FOREGOING LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SHALL APPLY WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER TORTUOUS ACTION, EVEN IF AN AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE OF CARR HAS BEEN ADVISED OF, OR SHOULD HAVE KNOWLEDGE OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THIS PARAGRAPH SHALL APPLY TO ALL CONTENT, MERCHANDISE AND SERVICES AVAILABLE THROUGH THE WEBSITE.

CARR MAKES NO WARRANTY,  ENDORSE, GUARANTEE, OR REPRESENTATION OF ANY KIND, NOR DOES IT ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY PRODUCT OR SERVICE WHICH IS, OR MAY BE ADVERTISED OR OFFERED BY A THIRD PARTY ON OR THROUGH THE WEBSITE OR ANY LINKED WEBSITE. CARR WILL NOT BE A PARTY TO, OR BE RESPONSIBLE FOR, MONITORING ANY TRANSACTION BETWEEN YOU AND THIRD-PARTY PROVIDERS OF PRODUCTS OR SERVICES. CARR RESERVED THE RIGHT TO REFUSE SERVICE TO ANY INDIVIDUAL OR ENTITY. 

YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT ANY MATERIAL OR INFORMATION DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE WEBSITE IS DONE AT YOUR OWN RISK AND THAT YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE ARISING FROM DOING SO. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM CARR OR THROUGH THE WEBSITE WILL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY MADE IN THESE TERMS OF USE. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, NEITHER CARR NOR ITS OFFICERS, MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, CONSULTANTS, AGENTS, OR LICENSORS WILL BE LIABLE UNDER ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF REVENUES, PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA, OR OTHER TANGIBLE OR INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF SUCH PARTIES WERE ADVISED OF, KNEW OF OR SHOULD HAVE KNOWN OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), ARISING FROM OR RELATING TO USE OF THE CARR SITE OR SERVICES.

Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of certain warranties or the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages. Accordingly, some of the above limitations and disclaimers may not apply to you. To the extent CARR may not, as a matter of applicable law, disclaim any implied warranty or limit its liabilities, the scope and duration of such warranty and the extent of CARR's liability will be the minimum permitted under such law.

Intended for Users Over 13  By visiting the Site, you represent, warrant and covenant that (a) you are at least 13 years old; and (b) that all materials of any kind submitted by you to CARR through the Site or for inclusion on the Site will not plagiarize, violate or infringe upon the rights of any third-party including trade secret, copyright, trademark, trade dress, privacy, patent, or other personal or proprietary rights.

Foreign Transfer of Data  This site is designed for use by U.S. residents. If you are not a U.S. resident, you can use this site, but you are responsible for making sure that your actions comply with the laws in your area.  

Enforcement of Provisions  These Terms are governed and interpreted pursuant to the laws of the State of California, United States of America, without reference to its provisions concerning conflicts of law. You hereby expressly waive trial by jury in any action, proceeding or counterclaim on any matters whatsoever arising out of or related to these Terms and Conditions or the provision or use of the Website (“Claim”). You hereby agree to submit any Claim to binding arbitration, to be held in San Diego, California. In the event any Claim is deemed by a court not to be subject to arbitration, it will be submitted a court of competent jurisdiction located in the County of San Diego, State of California, which shall constitute the exclusive venue for any such dispute(s).

Severability  If any part of these Terms and Conditions is found to be unlawful, void, or unenforceable, that part will be deemed severable and will not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions. CARR may revise these Terms at any time by updating this posting.

Non-Waiver  The failure of CARR to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms and Conditions shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.

Limitation of Legal Actions  You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of the Terms and Conditions, or the provision or use of the Website, must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred.

If you have questions concerning these terms, you may contact  Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform P. O. Box 82123 San Diego, CA 92138-2123 (619) 795-2165.  These Terms and Conditions were last updated on 6/24/2017.