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Terms and Conditions

Peer Support Network’s online peer support service connects newly diagnosed cancer patients, cancer survivors and their caregivers. This online community (“Network”) is provided by Peer Support Network and is available to anyone seeking or offering support. By using this Network, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use (this "Agreement"). If you wish to use this Network and communicate with others, please read these Terms and Conditions of Network. By joining this Network you are agreeing to these Terms and Conditions.

 

This Agreement sets out the legally binding terms of your use of this Network and may be modified by Peer Support Network at any time and without prior notice, such modifications to be effective upon posting by Peer Support Network on this Network. Your continued use of this Network after any modifications are posted constitutes your consent to such modifications. This Agreement includes our acceptable use policy for content posted on the Network and notices regarding the Website.

 

By using the Network, you represent and warrant that you have the right, authority, and capacity to enter into this Agreement and to abide by all of its terms and conditions.

 

This Agreement will remain in full force and effect while you use the Network and/or are a Member. You may deactivate your membership at any time by notifying hope@peersupportnetwork.org from the email account on record and include "DEACTIVATE" in the subject line. 

 

The Network is for the personal use and enjoyment of individual Members only and may not be used in connection with any commercial endeavors. You may not use or copy content from this Network for use with any other product or service, and illegal or unauthorized uses of this Network are prohibited.

 

Peer Support Network either owns or is licensed to use all proprietary rights in this Network, including all copyrights, trademarks, and patent rights associated with this Network.

 

While you can view some features of this Network without registering, you must register to use all of the features of the Network, including: to post a profile, to post other content, or to communicate with other members.  You must provide us with current, complete, and accurate information as requested by the registration form. Updating this information is your responsibility.  You will be asked to choose a user name and password when you register. User names may not contain misleading or objectionable material. It is your responsibility to maintain the confidentiality of your password and account. Additionally, you are responsible for any and all activities that occur under your account. You agree to notify Peer Support Network immediately of any unauthorized use of your account. Peer Support Network is not liable for any loss that you may incur as a result of someone else using your password or account, either with or without your knowledge.

 

After you have registered and your Membership is confirmed, you will be able to post content on the Network and communicate with other Members. You are solely responsible for the content that you display, post or transmit to other members via the Network. Peer Support Network does not control and is not responsible for any notes, messages, postings, photographs, profiles or other materials posted or delivered to the Network by you or other members, or in violation of this Agreement without notice.

 

You agree that you will not:

 

Post or send junk e-mail, (also known as "spam"), chain letters, surveys or contests, or solicit participation in any pyramid schemes.  Post, send, or provide links to, any postings containing material that could be considered harmful, obscene, pornographic, violent, abusive, profane, insulting, threatening, harassing, hateful or otherwise objectionable.  Post, send, or provide links to, any postings containing material that harasses or intimidates an individual or group of individuals on the basis of medical condition, religion, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, age, or disability.   Attempt to gain unauthorized access to this Network, any related website, other accounts, or networks connected to this Network, through hacking, password mining, or any other means.

 

You are solely responsible and liable for postings on the Network using your account. Any violation of these provisions can subject your Peer Support Network membership to immediate termination and, possibly, further legal action.

 

The information and opinions expressed in postings on this Network are not necessarily those of Peer Support Network or its content providers, advertisers, business partners, or related entities, or of any health association to which this Network is linked, and Peer Support Network is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate content posted on the Network, whether by Peer Support Network, members, or due to equipment or computer programming associated with this Network. Under no circumstances will Peer Support Network be responsible for any loss or damage, including personal injury or death, resulting from anyone's use of this Network, any content posted on this Network or transmitted to members, or any interactions between users of the Network, whether online or offline.

 

Peer Support Network assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, user or Member communications.

 

Our Network may contain links to websites or advertising content operated or provided by third parties. We provide these for your convenience. We do not monitor or control the linked sites and Peer Support Network is not liable or responsible for any of the content or services available at these sites.

 

You are solely responsible for your interactions with other Peer Support Network members. Peer Support Network reserves the right, but has no obligation, to monitor disputes between you and other members.

 

You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Peer Support Network and its officers, directors, employees, agents, affiliates and other partners from and against any and all claims, actions, demands, liabilities, costs and expenses, including, without limitation, reasonable attorneys' fees, resulting from your breach of any provision of this Agreement.

 

If you have any questions concerning this Agreement, you may send them by email to: hope@peersupportnetwork.org.

 

Peer Support Network’s website is governed by and operated in accordance with the laws of United States of America and is intended only for residents of the United States.