Site Usage and Information Agreement
Effective 3rd April 2017
IMPORTANT! THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS AREA BINDING LEGAL AGREEMENT (this “Agreement”). PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SITE.
- AGREEMENT; ADDITIONAL TERMS; PRIVACY
This Agreement governs your use of www.xytex.com and any other website or page offered by Xytex and its subsidiaries and affiliates that links to this Agreement (collectively, including all associated content, communications, tools, features, functionality and services, the “Site”). This Agreement is by and between Xytex and its subsidiaries and affiliates (referred to herein as “Xytex”, “we”, “us”, or “our”) and you, on behalf of yourself, individually, or the organization on whose behalf organization you have registered (in either case, “you”). If you access the Site in your capacity as an employee, owner, or otherwise as an agent of an entity, you represent and warrant that you have the authority to bind such entity to the terms of this Agreement. You are deemed to have accepted this Agreement by accepting this Agreement and/or by using, viewing, transmitting, caching, storing and/or otherwise utilizing the Site, the services or functions offered in or by the Site and/or the contents of the Site in any way. For clarity, upon such access and use, you shall have agreed to each and all of the terms and conditions set forth below, and waive any right to claim ambiguity or error in this Agreement. If you do not agree to any portion of this Agreement, please discontinue use of the Site immediately. We reserve the right, at our sole and absolute discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of this Agreement at any time without prior notice and, unless otherwise indicated, such changes will become effective immediately when an updated version of this Agreement is posted online; therefore, please check this Agreement periodically for changes. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this Agreement will mean you accept those changes. Please print and retain a copy of this Agreement, as it may be changed from time to time, for your records.
Certain products and services that we offer are governed by both this Agreement and additional terms specific to that product or service (“Additional Terms”). The terms of this Agreement and all applicable Additional Terms are collectively, the “Service Terms”. In the event of any conflict between this Agreement and the Additional Terms, such Additional Terms shall control with respect to your use of the product or service to which they apply only.
- USER ELIGIBILITY; YOUR ACCOUNT
The Site is available only to individuals and entities that can form legally binding contracts under applicable law. Without limiting the foregoing, the Site and the services offered by the Site are not available to minors under 18 or under the age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence, if older than 18. If you cannot form a legally binding contract due to age or otherwise, leave the Site and do not use the Site.
In consideration of your use of the Site, you represent, warrant and covenant to us that:
- If you access the Site in your capacity as an employee, owner, or otherwise as an agent of another person or entity, you agree on behalf of yourself and such person or entity, jointly and severally, to be bound by the Service Terms.
- You are at least 18 years old, or the age of majority in your jurisdiction of residence if older than 18, you are competent to form contracts, and you have the capacity and authority necessary to enter into, and perform your obligations under, the Service Terms (including on behalf of such person or entity, if applicable), and you are not a person barred from using the Site receiving products and services from us under the laws of the United States or any other applicable jurisdiction.
- You will comply with all applicable laws, rules and regulations of all applicable jurisdictions in connection with your use of the Site and our products and services.
- The Site and the materials located on or through the Site are provided by us for informational purposes only, with the understanding that we are not engaged in the rendering of health-related, medical, genetic, legal or other professional advice or services on account of providing such materials. The information contained in or through the Site is based upon sources believed to be accurate and reliable. However, we make no representation or warranty as to its accuracy, suitability, completeness or fitness for a particular purpose. You should consult your own professional advisors, including a physician or other health care professional, for health-related, medical or genetic advice, and attorney or other appropriate professional, concerning the terms and conditions of this Agreement and/or compliance with any legal requirement.
- In order to access certain features of the Site, you may be required or allowed to register by providing certain profile and contact information. If you are a registered user, you are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account information, including password, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under or through your account. You agree (a) to immediately notify us of any unauthorized use of your account or password or any other breach of security, and (b) ensure that you exit or log out from your account at the end of each session. It is your sole responsibility to control access to and use of your account, and notify us should you desire to cancel your account. We will not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this paragraph. We reserve the right to refuse accounts and terminate accounts at our sole discretion.
III. RESTRICTIONS ON USE
You acknowledge and agree that the features, tools, functionality, applications, materials, data and other information, content (including their selection and arrangement), services and software (including all text, logos, photographs, graphics, images, video, audio, illustrations, software, html, source and object code, algorithms, business logic, modules, programs, links and other materials), product names, logos, designs, service marks, trade marks, trade dress, titles, and certain words or phrases, in each case displayed on, transmitted through, or accessed or used on, within, or in connection with the Site (all of the foregoing, collectively, “Service Content”), are intellectual property protected by copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights of Xytex or its licensors, suppliers or other designees, which rights may or may not be registered in certain jurisdictions. You acknowledge and agree that Xytex and its licensors, suppliers or other designees reserves and retains, for itself and such third parties, as applicable, all intellectual property and other proprietary rights of any and all kinds in connection with the Site and Service Content, and you will not acquire any interest therein by using the Site or Service Content. You also agree to comply with any additional copyright notices, information, or restrictions contained in any Service Content available on or accessed through the Service.
No Service Content or material from any other Internet site owned, operated, licensed, or controlled by us may be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any way without our prior written permission in each instance. For purposes of this Agreement, the use of any such material on any other Web, Internet, intranet, extranet or other site or computer environment is prohibited. You may not frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any of our trademarks, logos, or other proprietary information (including images, text, page layout, or form) without our prior express written consent. You may not use any meta tags or any other hidden text utilizing our name, trademarks or other proprietary information without our prior express written consent.
Unless indicated otherwise, all names, logos, trademarks, service marks, trade dress and trade names on the Site are proprietary to Xytex. We consider our trademarks to be valuable assets, and take infringement of them seriously. Following is a list of the trademarks used on this site and owned by Xytex:
Xytex, Patriach, Super Sperm, PhotoFile, BabyFile, AudioFile, VideoFile, XTS, xyGene, xyConnects, and Ovations.
In the event you are permitted to download software from the Site, the software, including any files, images incorporated in or generated by the software, and data accompanying the software (collectively, the “Software”) we hereby grant you a limited, revocable license, without the right to sublicense, to use the Software to the limited extent necessary to use the Site and our services. We do not transfer title to the Software to you. You own the medium on which the Software is recorded, but we (or third party licensors) retain full and complete title to the Software and all intellectual property rights therein. You may not redistribute, sell, de-compile, reverse engineer, disassemble, or otherwise reduce the Software to a human-readable form.
You may not: (a) engage in harvesting of email addresses or other personal information, unsolicited emailing, telephone calls or mailings, spoofing, flooding, overloading, spidering, “screen scraping,” “database scraping,” or any other activity with the purpose of obtaining lists of users or other non-public information through the Site or attempt to gain unauthorized access to any portion of the Site or any other computer systems, networks or platforms linked to the Site. You agree that you will not use the Site in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Site or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the Site. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the Site.
We are pleased to hear from our users and welcome your comments regarding the Site and the products and services offered in connection with the Site. Unfortunately, however, our long-standing company policy does not allow us to accept or consider creative ideas, suggestions, or materials other than those that we have specifically requested. We employ staff and consultants who may be working on the same or similar ideas. We hope you will understand that it is the intent of this policy to avoid the possibility of future misunderstandings when projects developed by our professional staff and/or consultants might seem to others to be similar to their own creative work. Please do not send us any unsolicited original creative materials of any kind. While we do value your feedback on your experience using the Site and the services and products offered in connection with the Site, we request that you be specific in your comments with respect to the same, and not submit any creative ideas, suggestions, or materials (unless specifically requested by us).
If, at our request, you send certain specific submissions or, despite our request, you send us creative suggestions, ideas, notes, drawings, concepts, or other information (collectively, the “Submissions”), the Submissions shall be deemed, and shall remain, our property. None of the Submissions shall be subject to any obligation of confidentiality on our part and we shall not be liable for any use or disclosure of any Submissions. Without limitation of the foregoing, we shall exclusively own all now known or hereafter existing rights to the Submissions of every kind and nature throughout the world and shall be entitled to unrestricted use of the Submissions for any purpose whatsoever, commercial or otherwise, without compensation or notice to, or approval by, the provider of the Submissions. Xytex does not waive any rights it may have to ideas previously known to it or developed by its employees and representatives, or obtained from sources other than you, which ideas are similar or related to Submissions.
- FORUMS AND PUBLIC COMMUNICATION
“Forum” means a chat area, message board, or interactive function or feature offered as part of the Site. If you participate in a Forum within the Site, if applicable, you must not: (i) defame, abuse, harass or threaten others; (ii) make any bigoted, hateful or racially offensive statements; (iii) advocate illegal activity or discuss illegal activities with the intent to commit them; (iv) post or distribute any material that infringes, misappropriates and/or violates any right of a third party or any law; (v) post or distribute any vulgar, obscene, discourteous or indecent language or images; (vi) advertise or sell to, or solicit others; (vii) use the Forum for commercial purposes of any kind other than to facilitate a transaction on the Site; (viii) post or distribute any software or other materials which contain a virus or other harmful component; (ix) post material or make statements that do not generally pertain to the designated topic or theme of any Forum; or (x) submit any content that negatively reflects on the Site or the Xytex brand and its goodwill, or is otherwise objectionable as determined in Xytex’s sole discretion. Nor may you submit any content to a Forum that advertises or links to other sites for your commercial purposes, include viruses, corrupted data or other harmful, disruptive or destructive files, or may expose the Site or its users to any harm. You shall remain solely responsible for the content of your messages and shall indemnify and hold the Indemnified Parties (described in Part VIII below) harmless for the content of such messages. We reserve the right to remove or edit content from any Forum at any time and for any reason. While we may review content posted to or through a Forum, we are under no obligation to do so.
By uploading materials or posting any content to any Forum or otherwise submitting any materials to us, you (1) represent and warrant that such material or content is original to you, no other party has any rights in it, and it complies with this Agreement, and (2) automatically grant us a perpetual, royalty-free, irrevocable, non-exclusive, fully transferable, assignable, sub-licensable right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, publicly perform and display, create derivative works from and distribute such materials or incorporate such materials or content, including all data, images, creative works, sounds, text, and other things embodied in it, into any form, medium, or technology now known or later developed throughout the world. In addition, you waive any rights to compensation, attribution or any other “moral rights” in such materials and content.
When participating in a Forum, proceed with caution and never assume that people are who they say they are, know what they say they know, or are affiliated with whom they say they are affiliated with in any chat room, message board, or other user generated content area. In the event that you connect with us outside of the Site through any third party social media or sharing platform such as Facebook®, Twitter Inc., your use of such platform is subject to that platform’s separate terms and conditions.
- CONTENT LINKED TO THE SITE
ELECTRONIC TRANSMISSIONS, INCLUDING THE INTERNET, ARE PUBLIC MEDIA, AND ANY USE OF SUCH MEDIA IS PUBLIC AND NOT PRIVATE. INFORMATION RELATED TO OR ARISING FROM SUCH USE IS PUBLIC, OR THE PROPERTY OF THOSE COLLECTING INFORMATION, AND NOT PERSONAL OR PRIVATE INFORMATION. YOU AGREE THAT YOU USE THE SITE AT YOUR OWN RISK. ANY AND ALL CONTENT, SERVICES AND MATERIALS ACCESSIBLE ON, OR THROUGH THE SITE ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND ON AN “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS WITHOUT REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY. WE DO NOT MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES OR ENDORSEMENTS REGARDING THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, USEFULNESS OR COMPLETENESS OF OUR SERVICES, CONTENT OR MATERIALS ACCESSIBLE ON, OR THROUGH THE SITE OR ANY SITE LINKED TO IT. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, WE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, NONINFRINGEMENT, DESIGN, ACCURACY, CAPABILITY, SUFFICIENCY, SUITABILITY, CAPACITY, COMPLETENESS, AVAILABILITY, COMPATIBILITY OR ARISING FROM COURSE OF DEALING OR COURSE OF PERFORMANCE. WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE SITE OR THE SERVICES, CONTENT, MATERIALS OR FUNCTIONS ACCESSIBLE ON, OR THROUGH THE SITE WILL BE CONTINUOUSLY AVAILABLE, UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THE SITE, SERVICES, CONTENT, MATERIALS OR THE SERVERS THAT MAKE THE SITE OR SUCH SERVICES, CONTENT AND MATERIALS AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS OR ARE ACCURATE OR COMPLETE. WE DO NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF THE SERVICES, CONTENT, MATERIALS, FUNCTIONS OR PRODUCTS AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE IN TERMS OF THEIR CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE. YOU ASSUME THE ENTIRE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR, OR CORRECTION AS A RESULT OF USING THE SITE AND OUR SERVICES. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
In the event we are held liable for any damages related to such matters, your sole and exclusive remedy will be limited to reimbursement for actual out-of-pocket expenses for services or products paid by you to us. You hereby waive any and all rights to bring any claim or action related to such matters in any forum beyond one (1) year after the first occurrence of the kind of act, event, condition or omission upon which the claim or action is based.
The Indemnified Parties (described in Part VIII below) are not responsible for telephone, electric, electronic, network, Internet, computer, hardware or software program malfunctions, failures, delays or difficulties, or late, lost, stolen, illegible, incomplete, garbled, misdirected, mutilated or postage due mail, e-mail, form postings, connections, messages or entries, or the security of any and all such matters.
Further, such Indemnified Parties are not responsible for incorrect or inaccurate entry information, whether caused by Internet users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Site or by any technical or human error which may occur in the processing of any information related to the Site.
We may prohibit you from participating in or utilizing the Site if in our sole and absolute discretion you show a disregard for the terms of this Agreement or act with the intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other user, or in any other disruptive manner. We also reserve the right to refuse service, terminate accounts, remove or edit content or cancel orders in our sole and absolute discretion.
We reserve the right to suspend access or discontinue the Site, in whole or in part, at any time, for any reason, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the reasonable control of Xytex, without prior notice.
You also agree that the Indemnified Parties (described in Part VIII below) are not responsible or liable in any way for injury, loss or damage to your computer or interception or use of credit card or payment information, related to or resulting from use of the Site or any sites, services or materials linked or related thereto or there from and also are not responsible or liable in any way for any injury, loss, claim or damage relating to or resulting from any part of the Site operating or not operating on computers or networks used by you or communicating with such computers or networks.
Although we intend that product descriptions contained in the Site be current and accurate, we make no warranty or representation that descriptions of products in the Site are accurate, complete, current, or reliable in any or all respects.
WE MAKE NO GUARANTY OF CONFIDENTIALITY OR PRIVACY OF ANY COMMUNICATION OR INFORMATION TRANSMITTED ON THE SITE OR ANY WEB SITE LINKED TO THE SITE. WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR THE PRIVACY OF THE INFORMATION, EMAIL ADDRESSES, REGISTRATION AND IDENTIFICATION INFORMATION, DISK SPACE, COMMUNICATIONS, CONFIDENTIAL OR TRADE-SECRET INFORMATION, OR ANY OTHER CONTENT TRANSMITTED OVER NETWORKS ACCESSED BY THE SITE, OR OTHERWISE CONNECTED WITH YOUR USE OF THE SITE.
NO ORAL ADVICE OR WRITTEN CORRESPONDENCE OR INFORMATION PROVIDED BY US OR ANY OF THE INDEMNIFIED PARTIES (DESCRIBED IN PART VIII BELOW) WILL CREATE A WARRANTY OF ANY KIND AND USERS SHOULD NOT RELY ON ANY SUCH INFORMATION OR ADVICE. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT, IN OUR SOLE AND ABSOLUTE DISCRETION AND WITHOUT NOTICE, TO CORRECT ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY PORTION OF THE SITE, OR TO DENY ACCESS TO THE SITE TO ANYONE AT ANY TIME. NEITHER WE NOR ANY OF THE INDEMNIFIED PARTIES, SHALL HAVE ANY LIABILITY ARISING FROM YOUR RELIANCE UPON THE INFORMATION PROVIDED ON THE SITE.
Search and Directory are free services which may be offered in connection with the Site. Because online content changes constantly, no search engine technology can possibly have all accessible data at any given time. Thus, we explicitly disclaim any responsibility for the content or availability of information contained in any search index or directory offered in connection with the Site.
The Site may contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors or omissions. Xytex is not responsible for any typographical, photographic, or technical errors on our Site. Xytex reserves the right to make changes, corrections and/or improvements to the Site, and to the products and programs described in such information, at any time without notice.
You are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and account and for all activities that occur under your account. You hereby indemnify, defend and hold us (including our subsidiaries and affiliates), our suppliers and licensors, and each of such person’s or entities’ officers, directors, agents, contractors, subcontractors, guests, residents, visitors, licensees, invitees, permitees and employees (collectively, the “Indemnified Parties”) harmless from and against any and all allegations, demands, claims, liabilities, damages, fines, penalties or costs of whatsoever nature (including reasonable attorneys’ and experts fees and court costs) and whether by reason of death of or injury to any person or loss of or damage to any property or otherwise (“Claims”) arising out of or in any way connected with this Agreement, the services or products provided to you by us through the Site or any related act or failure to act by you and whether or not occasioned or contributed to by the negligence of Xytex or any agent or employee of the Indemnified Parties or any of them (except as and to the extent prohibited by applicable law) or Claims arising from your account, including, without limitation, any Claims related to infringement by you of the intellectual property rights of any person, including without limitation, copyright, patent, trade secret, trade mark, artist rights, droit moral, privacy, publicity or rights under other intellectual property laws. In the event that any Claim is made or any action or proceeding is brought against the Indemnified Parties, or any of them, arising out of or connected with this Agreement, any such Indemnified Party may, by reasonable notice to you, require you, at your expense, to resist such Claim or take over the defense of any such action or proceeding and employ counsel for such purpose, such counsel to be subject to the prior written approval of such Indemnified Party, which approval shall be deemed to have been given hereby in the case of counsel acting for your insurance underwriters engaged in such resistance or defense. You shall cooperate with us in the defense of any Claim. We reserve the right, at our own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you.
- LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE, SHALL WE BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOST PROFITS, COST OF COVER, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, RELIANCE, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE SITE OR THE SERVICES OR FUNCTIONS OF THE SITE OR ARISING OUT OF YOUR ACCESS TO, OR INABILITY TO ACCESS, THE SITE OR YOUR RELIANCE UPON, THE SITE OR THE SERVICES, CONTENT OR MATERIALS IN, OR FUNCTIONS OF, THE SITE, PROVISION OF, OR FAILURE TO PROVIDE SERVICES, OR INFORMATION, OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS, WHETHER OR NOT WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE). IN ADDITION, WE HAVE NO DUTY TO UPDATE THE SITE OR THE CONTENTS THEREOF. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY OR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN NO EVENT SHALL OUR TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES, AND CAUSES OF ACTION (WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE, OR OTHERWISE) EXCEED THE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU, IF ANY, FOR ACCESSING THE SITE. IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH THE SITE OR ANY OF THE PRODUCTS, OR SERVICES IN CONNECTION THEREWITH OR ASSOCIATED THEREWITH, AS THE CASE MAY BE, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY SHALL BE TO DISCONTINUE USE OF THE SITE AND TERMINATE THIS AGREEMENT IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TERMS HEREOF.
BY UTILIZING THE SITE, ALL USERS ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT THE INDEMNIFIED PARTIES ARE RELEASED, DISCHARGED AND HELD HARMLESS FROM AND ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY LIABILITY WITH RESPECT TO ALL ASPECTS OF THE SITE (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY ILLNESS, LOSSES, LITIGATION, PERSONAL INJURY, DEATH, PROPERTY DAMAGE, AND CLAIMS BASED ON PUBLICITY RIGHTS, DEFAMATION, OR INVASION OF PRIVACY, REASONABLE ATTORNEYS’ FEES AND COURT COSTS) THAT MAY OCCUR FROM USE OF THE SITE OR THE ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, USE OR MISUSE OF INFORMATION, MATERIALS, SERVICES OR PRODUCTS RELATED THERETO OR ACQUIRED THEREFROM. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT AT ANY TIME AND WITHOUT LIABILITY TO RESTRICT OR REFUSE ACCESS TO THE SITE AND ITS SERVICES, CONTENT, MATERIALS AND FUNCTIONS TO ANYBODY. WE FURTHER RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK ANY FORM OF RELIEF, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ATTORNEYS’ FEES, RELATED TO FRAUDULENT OR ILLEGAL ACTIVITY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OF THE SITE.
- JURISDICTIONAL ISSUES
We make no representation that the services or products offered in the Site are appropriate or available for use in any particular location. Those who choose to access the Site and our products and services do soon their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws in their jurisdiction. If use of the Site and/or viewing or use of any material or content on the Site orif use of our products or services violates any applicable law in your jurisdiction, you are not authorized to view or use the Site, products and/or services and must discontinue use immediately. Your viewing and/or use of the Site constitutes your representation that you are unconditionally and without limitation permitted to view and use the Site and the Indemnified Parties may rely upon such representation. The Site is operated from the United States and it is possible that some Software from the Site may be subject to United States export controls. No Software from the Site may be downloaded or otherwise exported or re-exported to any person or to any location in violation of the export laws of the United States or any other jurisdiction. By downloading or using the Software, you represent and warrant that you are not located in a restricted location, or a restricted person or under the control of a restricted person.
This Agreement, as amended, remains effective during all periods of time during which you access the Site, our products or services. Your access to the Site may be terminated immediately without notice from us if in our sole and absolute discretion you fail to comply with any term or provision of this Agreement. Upon termination, you must cease use of the Site and destroy all materials obtained from such site and all copies thereof, whether made under the terms of this Agreement or otherwise. All rights and obligations which by their nature are intended to survive the termination of your use of the Site and/or termination of this Agreement in order to be fully operative, shall survive termination including, without limitation, the following provisions: Agreement; Additional Terms; Privacy (Part I), User Eligibility; Your Account (Part II); Restrictions on Use(Part III); Submissions (Part IV); Forums and Public Communications, second to last paragraph (Part V); Disclaimers (Part VII); Indemnification (Part VIII); Limitation of Liability (Part IX); Release (Part X); Termination (this Part XII); General Provisions (Part XIII); and Notice and Procedure for Making Claims of Copyright Infringement (Part XV).
XIII. GENERAL PROVISIONS
You shall comply with all applicable laws, statutes, ordinances and regulations regarding your use of the Site and your solicitation of offers to purchase and/or sell products and/or services. This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Georgia, U.S.A., without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law. You agree that (1) any action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to the terms of this Agreement, our products or services shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and filed only in the state or federal courts located in Richmond County, Georgia, U.S.A., and you hereby consent and submit to the personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purposes of litigating any such action, and (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to your actual-out-of-pocket costs incurred, but in no event attorneys’ fees, and under no circumstances will you be permitted to obtain awards for, and you hereby waive, all rights to claim any indirect, punitive, incidental, and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. If any provision of this Agreement shall be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from this Agreement and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. This is the entire agreement between us relating to the subject matter of this Agreement and shall not be modified except as otherwise set forth in this Agreement. No waiver of any term, provision or condition of this Agreement, whether by conduct or otherwise, in any one or more instances, shall be deemed to be, or shall constitute, a waiver of any other term, provision or condition of this Agreement, whether or not similar, nor shall any waiver constitute a continuing waiver of any such term, provision or condition of this Agreement. No waiver shall be binding unless executed in writing by the party making the waiver. You agree that you will execute and deliver to us, in recordable form if necessary, such further documents, instruments or agreements, and shall take such further action, that may be necessary or appropriate to effectuate the purposes of this Agreement.
XIV. DIGITAL SIGNATURE PROVISIONS
You further agree that your clicking to accept terms and conditions on the Site constitutes a valid, legal and binding electronic signature and that you will have formed, executed, entered into, accepted the terms of, and otherwise acknowledged and agreed to the applicable terms.
- NOTICE AND PROCEDURE FOR MAKING CLAIMS OF COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT
In accordance with the U.S. Digital Millennium Copyright Act, notifications of claimed copyright infringement should be sent to our Designated Agent. Notification must be submitted to the following Designated Agent:
- Name of Agent Designated to Receive Notification of Claimed Infringement: Copyright Agent
- Full Address of Designated Agent to Which Notification Should be Sent: 1100 Emmett Street, Augusta GA 30904 U.S.A.
- Email Address of Designated Agent: email@example.com
To be effective, the notification must be a written communication that you can mail or email to us as indicated above that includes the following:
- A full and complete identification of the copyrighted work you claim was infringed.
- A clear identification of the material you claim is infringing the copyrighted work, the Site on which the material is posted and information that will allow us to locate that material on the Site, such as a link to the infringing material.
- Your name, address, email and telephone number.
- Include the following statement, signed by you: “I have a good faith belief that the material that is claimed as copyright infringement is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.”
- Include the following statement: “I swear, under penalty of perjury, that the information in the notification is accurate and I am the copyright owner, or am authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.”
- The notice must be signed by the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
What can disqualify you from donating sperm? ›
- You've aged out of the program. Sperm donors need to be between the ages of 18 and 28. ...
- You have an STD. ...
- You have a genetic condition or other medical concerns. ...
- You have a low sperm count or no sperm count. ...
- Your recent travel history.
Becoming a sperm donor is more complicated than you might think. In fact, suitable donors are a rare breed. On average, only about 5% of all applicants meet the requirements to donate.What is the most desired sperm donor? ›
Most couples choose donors that closely resemble the male partner, but the most common characteristics among sperm donors include: Brown hair. Brown eyes.What should be the sperm count for sperm donors? ›
|Sperm motility||>50% moving actively in a purposeful direction|
|Sperm concentration||>50 × 106 motile sperm/mL|
|Sperm morphology||Normal range|
|Cryosurvival||>50% of initial motility|
Drug Testing and Criminal History Background Check
Drug use has been known to affect the potency of motile sperm, therefore in addition to the testing performed above, Cryobank America performs criminal background checks and drug testing on all donors to provide the highest quality products to our clients.
If you're short, forget about it.
Most sperm banks aren't interested in white donors who aren't at least 5 feet 9 inches, because most of their clients don't want them. But the bar is lower for members of ethnic groups that tend to be shorter.
Each donor has a fifteen-to-twenty page Full Profile that contains detailed information on the physical characteristics, health habits, personal interests, educational background, and medical history of the donor and members of their immediate biological family.How do sperm banks choose donors? ›
Although all sperm banks are selective, each has its own requirements for donors. Some may require that donors hold a degree from a major university, while others have physical requirements like height and build. Still others only take donations from men in a certain age range.Which sperm donor has the most kids? ›
A Dutch man, said to have sired hundreds of kids through sperm donation, is being taken to court to stop him fathering more. A Dutch sperm donor is facing legal action to stop him from fathering more children. The 41-year-old from The Hague has allegedly fathered at least 550 kids around the world.What is a good sperm sample number? ›
A normal sperm count ranges from 15 million sperm to more than 200 million sperm per milliliter (mL) of semen. Anything less than 15 million sperm per milliliter, or 39 million sperm per ejaculate, is considered low. A low sperm count is often referred to as oligospermia.
What sperm count is too low to conceive? ›
You are considered to have a low sperm count if you have fewer than 15 million sperm per milliliter or less than 39 million sperm total per ejaculate. Your chance of getting your partner pregnant decreases with decreasing sperm counts. Some men have no sperm in their semen at all.Can you get pregnant with 2 million sperm count? ›
Another study that observed 308 men with oligospermia concluded that those with a sperm count of over 2 million sperm per mL of semen had a 22.1% chance of natural conception, provided that other sperm parameters were normal.How many vials of sperm do you get from a donation? ›
Sometimes this is 1 vial, sometimes it is 10. The average number of vials/ejaculate is around 4-5 depending on the prep type. Myth: Donors donate 2-3 times a week, sometimes for years at a time.Can my wife help with sperm sample? ›
When a man is producing a semen specimen for either analysis or to use for intrauterine insemination, a spouse or partner can help with the collection. However, no lubricants or saliva can be used. A semen collection device may be preferred by some couples. This is a special condom that can be worn by the male partner.Is it harder to get pregnant with donor sperm? ›
Donor sperm and success rates
Donor sperm has a higher success rate with IVF compared to a couple with male factor infertility. However, because the sperm has been checked, the success rates are similar to healthy non-donor sperm samples. Women under 35 have a 33% or higher pregnancy success rate with IVF.
How to Prepare for the Test. In order to have an adequate sperm count, do not have any sexual activity that causes ejaculation for 2 to 3 days before the test. However, this time should not be longer than 5 days, after which the quality can diminish.What should I eat before a sperm test? ›
Cut down on fatty, fried foods; bulk up on fresh fruit and vegetables; switch to whole grain bread, rice and pasta, avoid processed meat and fish likely to contain increased mercury levels, and start taking a quality vitamin supplement to balance out all your vitamin and mineral needs.Can you donate sperm if you have done drugs? ›
Can you donate sperm if you take recreational or enhancement drugs? If you currently take any kind of lifestyle drug or enhancement drug like steroids and want to be a sperm donor, it won't be possible because of their effects on your sperm, which will become evident when we look at your sperm under the microscope.Can I donate sperm if I'm 5 5? ›
Most sperm banks prefer ages 18 to 35. Height- Most sperm bank clients prefer to have taller children and some are willing to pay more for a donor that is 6′ tall in order to increase the chances of having a tall child. The average height requirements for sperm banks vary from 5'8” or even taller.Why are short guys not allowed to donate sperm? ›
Because their clients discriminate by height. Most people prefer tall children to short ones, so they are concerned about the height of the sperm donor. They will pay for sperm from a donor who was 6 feet tall but not so often from a donor who was 5 ft 4 in tall.
Why can't gingers donate sperm? ›
Hair color makes no difference health wise, so they can. However, apparently many women don't want their babies getting red hair and it's related characteristics, so some sperm banks are turning redheads away, since there's little demand for that sperm.Can you pick what your sperm donor looks like? ›
Can you choose what your sperm donor looks like? Yes, it is possible for you to choose a sperm donor based on their physical appearance. In Cryos' Donor Search, you can use filters regarding ethnicity, hair colour, height, etc. to narrow down your search.Can you pick the traits of a sperm donor? ›
Typically we give you a choice of two who have similar characteristics to those you're looking for, at this stage the information you'll get is purely the physical details of the donor – so weight, height , hair and eye colour – but you can ask for more information if you want it, a donor's 'full profile'.Will the baby look like the sperm donor? ›
Because a donor egg won't share any of its genes with its intended mother, there's a chance the baby will not resemble its mother. However, if her partner's sperm was used, the baby may look like its father because they share the same genetics.What to consider before donating sperm? ›
- You Are Expected To Donate At Least Once A Week. ...
- It Gets Less Awkward The More You Donate. ...
- We Will Need To Know Personal Details About You. ...
- You Will Have Routine STI Testing And Physicals. ...
- Donor-Conceived Offspring Will Have A Chance To Reach Out To You In 18 Years.
Did you know that if you've recently had a tattoo, it can prevent you from donating sperm? Although sperm donors are more in demand than ever, there are restrictions on who can donate sperm - and who can't: Who can be a sperm donor?