Terms and Conditions of Use

Welcome to the website of the Foundation for Osteopathic Emergency Medicine (FOEM). This site is provided as a service of FOEM.

  1. Agreement. By using the Foundation’s website you agree to these Terms and Conditions of Use. FOEM reserves the right to change these terms from time to time. The effective date of this statement will always be posted on the site, and you may view the current “Terms of Use Agreement” at any time through the link at the bottom of any page within the website’s public site.
  2. Notice. The entire contents and design of the FOEM website, including all trademarks, logos, trade names, documents, databases, graphic representations, and other information, are the property of FOEM, or used by FOEM with permission, and are protected under U.S. and international copyright and trademark laws, whether or not a notice of copyright, trademark, or other propriety rights appears on the screen displaying the information. Except as otherwise provided herein, users of the FOEM website may save and use information contained on the site only for personal or other non-commercial, educational purposes. No other use, including without limitation, reproduction, retransmission or editing of FOEM website information may be made without the prior, written permission of FOEM, which may be requested by contacting FOEM at .
  3. Disclaimer. By using this Website, you accept the information; products and services provided here AS IS. FOEM makes no warranty, guaranty, or representation regarding the accuracy, content, completeness, reliability, operability, or legality of information contained within FOEM.ORG including, without limitation, the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular use, and non-infringement of propriety rights. The information, opinions, and recommendations presented within the site are for general information only. Such information should not be considered medical advice and is not intended to replace consultation with a qualified physician. Unless specifically stated otherwise, FOEM does not endorse, approve, recommend, or certify any information, product, process, service, or organization presented or mentioned on the FOEM website, and information from the website should not be referenced in any way to imply such approval or endorsement. Moreover, FOEM makes no warranty that its website, or the server that makes it available, is free of viruses, worms, or other elements or codes that manifest contaminating or destructive properties. FOEM expressly disclaims any and all liability or responsibility for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, special or other damages arising out of any individual’s use of, reference to, reliance on, or inability to use, the FOEM website or the information presented on the site. In any jurisdiction that does not permit such a disclaimer of liability, FOEM’s liability shall be limited to the greatest extent allowed by applicable law.
  4. Links. Links or pointers connecting the FOEM website with other Internet sites are provided as a courtesy only and do not imply, directly or indirectly, the endorsement, sponsorship, or approval by the FOEM of the linked site, the organization or individual operating the site, or any product, service, individual, or organization referenced in the site. In general, any website that has an address (or URL) that does not contain “foem.org” is a linked website. The content of any linked site does not necessarily reflect the opinions, standards or policies of FOEM. FOEM assumes no responsibility or liability for the accuracy or completeness of content contained in any linked site or for the compliance with applicable laws of such linked sites.
  5. Privacy. Please refer to the Foundation’s Privacy Statement for information on how we protect information on this site.
  6. Choice of Law and Forum. This Agreement is entered into and performed in the State of Illinois, United States of America, and is governed by the laws of Illinois, exclusive of its choice of law or conflict of laws provisions. In any claim or action directly or indirectly arising under this Agreement or related to FOEM.ORG, each party irrevocably submits to the exclusive personal jurisdiction of the state courts located in Cook County, Illinois, or the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, whichever has jurisdiction, and each party waives any jurisdictional venue or inconvenient forum objections to such court.
  7. Complete Agreement. If any provision or provisions of this Agreement are held by a court or other tribunal of competent jurisdiction not to be enforceable then such provisions shall be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary so that this Agreement shall otherwise remain in full force and effect. Anything in the FOEM.ORG website inconsistent with or conflicting with the terms or this Agreement is superseded by the terms of this Agreement.

Effective Date: September 1, 2004