Terms and Conditions

TERMS AND CONDITIONS Use of our website, www.opendoorclinic.org (the “Site”) is provided by Open Door Clinic of Greater Elgin (“Open Door”) and is subject to the following “Terms and Conditions”:


    Your use of our Site constitutes your acceptance of the Terms and Conditions. If you do not accept the Terms and Conditions in full, you must stop using our Site immediately.Open Door may change the Terms and Conditions at any time by posting updated Terms and Conditions to our Site. Your continued use of our Site after changes are posted constitutes your acceptance of the Terms and Conditions as modified.You may use our Site only for lawful purposes, and in a manner which does not infringe the rights of, or restrict or inhibit the use and enjoyment of our Site by, any third party. 


    Our Site and the information, names, images, pictures, and logos regarding or relating to Open Door are provided “as is,” without any representation or endorsement made by Open Door or any third party, and without warranty of any kind whether express or implied. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies and/or errors.  In no event will Open Door be liable for any damages whatsoever, including, without limitation, indirect or consequential damages arising from use of our Site or in connection with use or loss of use of our Site, whether in contract or in negligence, save that this condition will not restrict our liability for any kind of loss which is not permitted to be limited by law.

    Open Door does its best to ensure that our Site is functioning correctly and that materials contained on our Site are timely and accurate. However, Open Door does not warrant or represent: (a) that the functions and materials contained on our Site will always be uninterrupted or error free; (b) that defects will be corrected; (c) that our Site, and the server that makes it available, are free of viruses or bugs; and (d) the full functionality, accuracy and reliability of the materials found on our Site.

    We invite you to bring to our attention concerns that you may have about the accuracy of our information.  Please feel free to notify us of a potential inaccuracy by sending a copy of the subject material, along with your comments regarding the inaccuracy, by email to media@opendoorclinic.org.

    Copyrighted information and materials contained on our Site, and any translations of such information and materials, are at all times owned by Open Door, unless otherwise indicated.

    The information and materials contained on our Site may be translated, printed and used for personal, educational and not-for-profit purposes only, provided that at all times source indications are stated (to include, but not to be limited to, the name of the copyright owner). We encourage the translation and adaptation of Open Door information and materials, but only with the prior written approval of Open Door. Under no circumstances shall Open Door be held responsible for the content of any third party translation or adaptation. It is strictly prohibited to sell any Open Door information or materials to third parties, or to use any Open Door information or materials for personal gain.

    Some documents and photos not owned by Open Door have been published on our Site with the permission of the relevant copyright owners. All rights are reserved on these documents and photos, and permission to copy these documents and photos must be obtained from the copyright owners.


    Photographs: the inclusion of persons in images or photographs on our Site should not be construed as indicating their health status. Individuals who are mentioned or whose photographs appear on our Site are not necessarily HIV positive or have AIDS. In order to respect the privacy of the children and adults with whom we work, the photographs and names used on our Site are not necessarily those of the actual people concerned.

    Any communication or material that you transmit to, or post on, any public area of our Site including any data, questions, comments, suggestions, or the like (a “Contribution”) is, and will be treated as, non-confidential and non-proprietary information. On posting any Contribution to our Site, you confirm that you are granting Open Door a perpetual (and irrevocable), royalty-free, worldwide, non-exclusive license to use your Contribution for any purpose in any media in any part of the world. This includes the right for Open Door to copy, edit, publish, grant sub-licenses to, and exercise all other copyright and publicity rights over the Contribution. You also waive all “moral rights” to the Contribution (as “moral rights” are defined in the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988).  If you do not wish to grant us these rights, please do not post a Contribution to our Site.

    By posting a Contribution to this Site you warrant that: (a) your Contribution does not infringe any person’s intellectual property rights, which include any copyright, moral rights or trade mark rights; (b) you have all the necessary rights to post or submit your Contribution and to grant us the rights described herein; and (c) you have the necessary permission from everyone in any picture or video included in your Contribution.

    Open Door does not endorse any Contribution or any opinion, statement, or advice expressed by any users of our Site. To the fullest extent permitted by law, Open Door expressly disclaims all liability in connection with any Contributions made by the users of this Site.

    You may not submit, publish, post, distribute or transmit any defamatory, offensive, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful or objectionable Contributions. You may not interfere with anyone’s use or enjoyment of our Site. If Open Door, in its sole discretion, considers any Contribution, conduct or use of our Site to be in breach of these Terms and Conditions, we reserve the right to (without prior notice): (a) warn you via email and require you to discontinue such conduct or use; (b) delete any Contribution you have posted to our Site; (c) discontinue your registration with our Site or any service being provided; and/or (d) take other measures, including terminating, suspending or restricting your use of our Site, and/or providing details to relevant third parties of your actions, including email providers and the police or other authorities.

    If there is any conflict between these Terms and Conditions and any rules and/or specific terms of use appearing elsewhere on our Site, these Terms and Conditions shall prevail.


    Our Site contains HIV prevention messages that may not be appropriate for all audiences. If you are not seeking such information or may be offended by such materials, please leave our Site immediately. Since HIV infection is spread primarily through sexual practices and by sharing needles, prevention messages and programs may address these topics. While HIV prevention materials funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention must be approved by local program review panels, these materials may still be considered controversial by some viewers.

    Our Site is not designed to provide medical care. If you are ill, please seek medical advice from a licensed practitioner.

    Open Door takes no responsibility for the content of external websites. In addition, links to these websites cannot be taken as any endorsement of the content of the websites, or approval by Open Door of the views and expressions on these websites.


    Where information or material has been posted by a third party on our Site, including the Open Door blog or an Open Door social networking profile, including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, You Tube and Flickr, Open Door takes no responsibility for the contents of the posting.  The posting may not have been reviewed by Open Door.  Please do not post inappropriate, confidential or sensitive information or materials for which appropriate dissemination rights have not been obtained.  We invite you to bring to our attention any information or material you believe to be inappropriate, confidential, sensitive, or unlawfully disseminated.


    External links to Open Door: any organization wishing to set up a link to this Site must make a link request via email at media@opendoorclinic.org.


    When you register to use our Site – for example, subscribe to an e-bulletin or apply for a job – Open Door collects the following information about you: (a) your IP address; (b) the pages you access; (c) your geographic location; (d) your operating system; and (e) any information that you volunteer, such as your email address. Like many websites, Open Door uses cookies in order to provide you with a more personalized web service. If you do not wish to receive cookies, you may easily modify your web browser to disable cookies. However, if you choose to disable cookies, you may not be able to use all of the interactive features of our Site.

    Open Door will not disclose any of your personally identifiable information to any third party, except in circumstances where Open Door has received your express permission, or circumstances where Open Door believes in good faith that the law requires such a disclosure.


    These Terms and Conditions govern all webpages hosted on our Site. These Terms and Conditions do not apply to webpages hosted by other organizations to which we may provide links.


    The Open Door name and logo are trademarks of Open Door. The names, images and logos identifying Open Door or third parties and their products and services are the proprietary marks of Open Door and/or third parties as appropriate. Nothing contained therein shall be construed as conferring by implication, estoppel or otherwise any license or right under any trademark or patent of Open Door or any third party.


    These Terms and Conditions are governed by and shall be construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Illinois. You hereby consent to the personal jurisdiction of the state and federal courts located within such state. All actions, controversies and disputes arising from or relating to these Terms and Conditions shall be heard and decided exclusively before the appropriate state or federal court located in the City of Chicago, Illinois. The invalidity or unenforceability of any part of these Terms and Conditions shall not affect the validity or enforceability of the balance hereof.


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