Terms of Use

By using or accessing this Web site, you agree to be bound by the Terms of Use below.  We reserve the right to revise these terms at any time, with revisions posted to this Web site.

Ownership and Use of This Web site. The Web site is owned by the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R). The term “Web site” refers to aapmr.org and me.aapmr.org and any other AAPM&R Web site. The terms “User” as used here refers to all individuals and/or entities accessing this Web site for any reason. Use of this Web site in order to transmit, distribute, store or destroy material, including without limitation Web site Content, (a) in violation of any applicable law or regulation, (b) in a manner that will infringe the copyright, trademark, trade secret or other intellectual property rights of others or violate the privacy, publicity or other personal rights of others, or (c) that is defamatory, obscene, threatening, abusive or hateful is prohibited.

Use of Web site Content. All copyright, trademark, service-mark and other proprietary notices contained in the original Web site Content must be retained on any copy made of the Web site Content. Users may not sell or modify the Web site Content or reproduce, display, publicly perform, distribute, or otherwise use the Web site Content in any way for any public or commercial purpose. The use of the Web site Content on any other Web site or in a networked computer environment for any purpose is prohibited. Copying or adapting the HTML code that AAPM&R creates to generate any Web site Content or the pages making up any AAPM&R Site is prohibited. It is also protected by AAPM&R’s copyright.

Limited License. AAPM&R grants users a limited license to download the material on this Web site solely for personal, noncommercial use. Violation of any provision of these Terms of Use terminates the license to use such material and requires immediate destruction of any copies of any portion of the material.

Web site Security and Integrity. Users are prohibited from violating or attempting to violate the security of this Web site, including, without limitation, (a) accessing data not intended for such user or logging into a server or account which the user is not authorized to access, (b) attempting to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of a system or network or to breach security or authentication measures without proper authorization, (c) attempting to interfere with service to any user, host or network, including, without limitation, via means of submitting a virus to the Web site, overloading, “flooding”, “spamming”, “mailbombing” or “crashing”, (d) sending unsolicited e-mail, including promotions and/or advertising of products or services, or (e) forging any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any e-mail or newsgroup posting.

Copyrights. Except as otherwise noted, all of the content of this Web site, including text, art, graphics, logos, buttons, images, pictures, audio and/or video clips, software, and code is the property of AAPM&R, our partners or content providers and is protected by copyright laws. Except as granted in the Limited License below, any other use of such content, including modification, transmission, presentation, distribution or re-publication is PROHIBITED WITHOUT THE PRIOR WRITTEN CONSENT OF AAPM&R.

Trademarks. All trademarks, trade names logos, brand names and service marks of AAPM&R, whether registered or unregistered, are the property of AAPM&R and are protected by the trademark laws. Except as set forth in the Limited License below, any use of these assets is prohibited without the express prior written consent of AAPM&R. In no event may any such assets be used in connection with any product or service that is not AAPM&R's, in any matter likely to cause confusion as to the source of the product or service or in any matter that discredits, disparages or misrepresents AAPM&R. All other trademarks, trade names, brand names or logos appearing on this Web site are the property of their respective owners.

Limitation of Liability. In no event shall AAPM&R nor any of its managers, employees, suppliers or agents be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential, or exemplary damages, including without limitations, damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data loss, or other losses (even if AAPM&R has been advised of the possibility of such damages) resulting from: (i) The use or inability to use the site, (ii) inaccuracies, errors, or omissions with respect to any material or the transmission or delivery of any material obtained from the site, (iii) any injury and/or damage to persons or property as a matter of product liability, negligence, or otherwise from any use or operation of any methods, products, instructions, or ideas contained in the material on the site, (iv) the cost of procurement of any substitute products and/or services resulting from any products, data, information or services obtained or precluded from obtaining or transactions effected or failed to be effected, (v) any link provided in connection with this site, or (vi) any matter otherwise related to use of this site.

AAPM&R Disclaimer: Find a PM&R Physician. The American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation’s Find a PM&R Physician is provided as a public service for individuals who wish to locate a physiatrist in a particular region. Search results are limited to AAPM&R members. Information contained in this database is self-reported by member physiatrists and is not intended for use by organizations requiring credentialing verification.

AAPM&R undertakes reasonable efforts to keep the membership information contained in Find a PM&R Physician profiles accurate; however, AAPM&R does not warrant the timeliness, completeness, accuracy, or fitness for a particular purpose of the information contained in our PM&R Physician member profiles. AAPM&R does not endorse in any way the individuals described in these profiles, nor does AAPM&R verify medical qualifications, licenses, practice areas, or suitability of the listed physiatrists. In no event shall AAPM&R be liable for any decision made or action taken in reliance on such information. The above warranties are the only warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including warranties of merchantability or fitness for any particular purpose, made by AAPM&R with respect to the Find a PM&R Physician database.

Commercial use of this database, for any purpose, is not allowed as specified in the AAPM&R copyright provisions provided above. Users are prohibited from downloading, republishing, reselling, or duplicating — in whole or in part — for commercial or any other purposes, or for purposes of compiling mailing lists or any other lists, Find a PM&R Physician or any of its data listings or other constituent elements. Users may not use Find a PM&R Physician to establish independent data files or compendiums.

AAPM&R Disclaimer: Member Directory/Committee Rosters. The American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation’s Member Directory and Committee Rosters are provided as a member service for members who wish to locate or contact another member. AAPM&R undertakes reasonable efforts to keep the membership information contained in the Member Directory/Committee Roster profiles accurate; however, AAPM&R does not warrant the timeliness, completeness, accuracy, or fitness for a particular purpose of the information contained in the member listings. AAPM&R does not verify medical qualifications, licenses, practice areas, or suitability of the listed physiatrists. In no event shall AAPM&R be liable for any decision made or action taken in reliance on such information. The above warranties are the only warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including warranties of merchantability or fitness for any particular purpose, made by AAPM&R with respect to the Member Directory/Committee Rosters.

Commercial use of member listings, for any purpose, is not allowed as specified in the AAPM&R copyright provisions provided above. Users are prohibited from downloading, republishing, reselling, or duplicating — in whole or in part — for commercial or any other purposes, or for purposes of compiling mailing lists or any other lists, the Member Directory, Committee Rosters, or any of their data listings or other constituent elements. Users may not use the Member Directory or Committee Rosters to establish independent data files or compendiums.

Disclaimer of Warranties. All information materials, products and services contained on this Web site or provided through this Web site, including all text, graphics, links, animation, java script, cookies or documents, are provided on an "as is" basis without any warranties of any kind, either express or implied. To the maximum extent permitted by law, AAPM&R and its content providers, suppliers and affiliates disclaim all representations and warranties express or implied, included but not limited to warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title, non-infringement, freedom from computer virus strains and implied warranties arising from course of dealing or course of performance.

Educational Products Disclaimer. The opinions or views expressed in educational activities are those of the presenters and do not necessarily reflect the opinions, recommendations or endorsement of the AAPM&R. Participants should critically appraise the information presented and are encouraged to consult appropriate resources for information surrounding any product or device mentioned. Information presented, as well as publications, technologies, products and/or services discussed, are intended to inform the learner about the knowledge, techniques, and experiences of AAPM&R members who are willing to share such information with colleagues. The Academy disclaims any and all liability for damages to any individual user or attendee for all claims which may result from the use of said information, publications, technologies, products and/or services, and events.

Links to Other Sites. This Web site contains links to third party Web sites. These links are provided solely as a convenience to you and not as an endorsement by AAPM&R of the contents on such third-party Web sites. AAPM&R is not responsible for the content of linked third-party sites and does not make any representations regarding the content or accuracy of materials on such third party Web sites. Use of any linked third party Web sites is solely at the user’s own risk.

AAPM&R does not allow the unauthorized use of its logos, trademarks, or other graphics to create links. Text links are permitted to this site only upon our prior written approval and must be made to our site home page at www.aapmr.org or www.me.aapmr.org rather than to any other specific pages within our site. If you want to link to this Web site please contact AAPM&R (info@aapmr.org) before creating that link so that your site may be previewed.

Products or Services of Others. AAPM&R does not recommend or endorse any specific tests, drugs, devices, products, services, physicians, or medical institutions that may be mentioned or referenced on this Web site. Any advertisers who purchase banners or otherwise support AAPM&R and this Web site have no influence on the editorial content or presentation and any such advertisements are not implied or express endorsements of any product, service, or company.

Indemnification. User agrees to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless AAPM&R, its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, suppliers, and affiliates from and against any claims, actions or demands, liabilities, and settlements, including but not limited to, reasonable legal and accounting fees resulting from, or alleged to result from, your violation of these Terms of Use or any activity related to user’s account (including infringement of third parties' worldwide intellectual property rights or negligent or wrongful conduct) by user or any other person accessing the AAPM&R Web site with user’s account.

Jurisdiction and Choice of Law. Information published on this Web site may contain references to products, programs and services that are not applicable to or available in your country or region. These Terms of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Illinois applicable to contracts made and to be performed in that state. Users and AAPM&R irrevocably consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located in Illinois in connection with any action arising out of or related to these Terms of Use or their subject matter and waive any objection based on lack of personal jurisdiction, place of residence, improper venue or forum non conveniens in any such action.

Severability. If any provision of these Terms of Use shall be deemed unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, that provision shall be deemed severable from the remaining terms of use and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.

Privacy. Please see our Privacy Statement for information regarding the collection and use of personal information from this Web site. Despite any representations concerning privacy, we reserve the right to disclose without notice to you any information in our possession if required to do so by law or upon a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with the law, to protect or defend our rights or property, or to respond to an emergency situation. Specific areas or pages of this Web site may include additional or different terms relating to the use of personal information collected from such areas or pages and, in the context presented, in the event of any conflict between those specific terms and these Terms of Use or our Privacy Statement, those specific terms shall control.

Miscellaneous. These Terms of Use represent the entire understanding relating to the use of this Web site and prevail over any prior or contemporaneous, conflicting or additional communications. Specific areas or pages of this Web site may include additional or different terms relating to the use of this Web site or the rights or obligations of the user or AAPM&R. In the event of a conflict between such additional or different terms and these Terms of Use, such additional or different terms shall control in the context presented.

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