CCB Sibling Registry Bulletin Board Terms of Use

The following is an agreement ("Agreement") between California Cryobank, Inc., a California corporation ("CCB") and the client or adult child ("Registrant") pursuant to which CCB, through the Sibling Registry section on its website located at www.cryobank.com, shall provide information on potential siblings ("Information") to Registrants.

Upon acceptance of Registrant's application, CCB shall provide Registrants with access to information on CCB's web site about other clients and potential siblings who used the same donor. CCB grants Registrants a non-transferable, non-exclusive and personal limited license to use the Information subject to the limitations set forth herein.

The Information is being furnished to Registrants hereunder solely for their own personal use. Registrants agree that the Information is and shall remain the exclusive property of CCB and that CCB owns all right, title and interest in and to the Information. Registrants also agree that the Information is confidential and Registrants agree not to disclose, sell, license, copy, lease, rent, transfer, assign, modify, distribute or exploit or otherwise provide the Information to any third party. Registrants agree to respect the privacy of other participants.

While CCB makes every effort to verify information on the Sibling Registry, it is ultimately the responsibility of the Registrant to verify potential sibling matches. CCB is not responsible for the accuracy of information provided by registry participants. Participation in the Sibling Registry is voluntary.

THE INFORMATION IS PROVIDED TO REGISTRANTS "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. CCB DOES NOT MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND CCB SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO REGISTRANTS FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. CCB'S TOTAL LIABILITY TO REGISTRANTS UNDER THIS AGREEMENT, WHETHER ARISING FROM TORT, CONTRACT, WARRANTY, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE SHALL NOT EXCEED THE TOTAL AMOUNT ACTUALLY PAID BY REGISTRANTS FOR SIBLING REGISTRY PARTICIPATION.

Any person wishing to post on the California Cryobank (CCB) Sibling Registry Bulletin Board agrees to abide by the following Terms of Use. Any postings found to be in violation of these Terms, such findings being within the sole discretion of CCB, its agents and assigns, can and will be deleted. Repeat violators will be banned from participating on the Bulletin Board.

  1. CCB strictly prohibits the sale, transfer, or exchange or any solicitation to receive by any means, donor specimens, donor information or products and services of any kind on any CCB bulletin board.
  2. CCB requires that all users of the bulletin board refrain from profane language or any other language that, in CCB's sole discretion, is deemed false and/or defamatory, abusive, vulgar, hateful, harassing, obscene, threatening, offensive, invasive of a person's privacy, antagonistic or intentionally argumentative or otherwise objectionable and not in compliance with the purpose of the Sibling Registry.
  3. CCB prohibits the use of the Bulletin Board by all parties deemed by CCB to be gathering and/or publishing data, including but not limited to, names and identities of CCB clients for the purposes of personal use, media, academia, or any other type of research. Sibling Registry participants agree to respect the privacy of others using the Bulletin Board.
  4. CCB has provided this bulletin board exclusively to clients participating in the Sibling Registry Program, who have had children using a CCB donor. Information posted on the Bulletin Board should be limited to discussions regarding potential siblings and should not include any other areas, including but not limited to donor vial availability, medical advise, diagnosis and/or treatment.
  5. All parties relying on information posted on any CCB bulletin board do so at their own risk. CCB strongly encourages any party seeking medical information to seek the advice of a medical professional. Unless otherwise stated, no medical professional has been endorsed by CCB to offer medical advice on its Bulletin Board.
  6. Should CCB determine that any post is misleading, CCB reserves the right to delete such post. Any member of the Bulletin Board community found by CCB, in its sole discretion, to be repeatedly so misleading can and will be barred from any future postings.
  7. By submitting a posting to any of the CCB bulletin boards, Registrants agree to indemnify and hold CCB, its agents and assigns harmless from any claim based upon transmission of his/her message(s) and acknowledge that CCB reserves the right to reveal his/her identity in the event of a complaint or legal action arising from any message posted.

 


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