The Site (the ‘Site’) is made available by Coalition for Health Advances & Research in Massachusetts (CHARM). These are the Terms and Conditions under which you may use this Site. Please review these Terms and Conditions carefully. By using this Site you agree on your own behalf and on behalf of your organization, if any, to be bound by these Terms and Conditions. Where the word “you” or “your” appears in the remainder of these Terms and Conditions it shall be deemed to include both you and your organization, if any. If you do not accept the Terms and Conditions stated here, do not use this Site. CHARM may revise these Terms and Conditions at any time by updating this posting. You should visit this page periodically to review these Terms and Conditions because they are binding on you.

Notwithstanding any language to the contrary, nothing contained in or through the Site constitutes, nor is intended to constitute, an offer, recommendation, inducement, promise, or contract of any kind. This Site is for informational purposes only and is not intended to provide, nor should anyone consider that it provides, specific medical, business, legal or other advice. Such advice should only be rendered in reference to the particular facts and circumstances appropriate to each situation. CHARM encourages you to contact appropriate professionals and consultants to assess your specific needs and circumstances and to render such advice accordingly.

Your Use of Site Contents

CHARM authorizes you to view, copy, and reproduce for your own internal use any of the Materials (defined below) on this Site provided that you agree to and abide by the Terms and Conditions contained herein.

The contents of this Site, such as text, graphics, images, trademarks, and other content (“Materials”), are protected by United States and international copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property laws, and are owned or licensed by CHARM. Unauthorized use of the Materials may violate such laws. You must retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the original Materials on any copy you make of the Materials. You may not sell or modify the Materials or reproduce, display, publicly perform, externally distribute, or otherwise use the Materials in any way for any purpose other than as expressly permitted. The unauthorized use of the Materials on any other Site or in a networked computer environment for any purpose is prohibited. Except as specifically stated on the Site, nothing on this Site shall be construed as granting any license under any intellectual property rights, whether by estoppel, implication, or otherwise. All rights not specifically granted herein are hereby reserved by CHARM.

Links to Other Websites

The Site includes links to non-CHARM information and references to unaffiliated organizations. These links and references are provided as a courtesy and convenience to visitors. Such links and references are not intended to, nor do they constitute, CHARM’s endorsement of the linked materials or referenced organizations or their views. The advice and views found at such links does not necessarily reflect the advice and views of CHARM, or its Steering Committee members, and CHARM shall not be liable for any damages arising out of your use of any information from linked materials or a referenced organization.


The content provided on this Site is presented as a courtesy on an “as is” basis to be used only for informational purposes and is not represented to be error free. CHARM makes no representations or warranties, express or implied, of any kind with respect to this site or its content, such representations and warranties being expressly disclaimed. CHARM does not warrant that the functions contained in the Materials will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site, the server that makes it available or any advertised or hyperlinked site are free of viruses or other harmful components or that the Site, server(s), and advertised or hyperlinked sites will be accessible at all times. Moreover, CHARM does not represent or warrant that the content of its Site is accurate, complete or current for any specific or particular purpose or application.

Limitation of Liability

In no event shall CHARM, its Steering Committee, or any third parties mentioned at this Site be liable for any damages whatsoever (including, without limitation, incidental and consequential damages, lost profits, or damages resulting from lost data or business interruption) resulting from the use, inability to use or reliance on the Site, whether based on warranty, contract, tort, or any other legal theory, and whether or not CHARM is advised of the possibility of such damages.

Choice of Law and Forum

These Terms and Conditions are governed by the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. You hereby agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about these Terms and Conditions, please contact us.