Niger Delta Medial Journal

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Terms Of Use

These Terms of Use are a contract between you and the Niger Delta Medical Journal (“NDMJ”). NDMJ operates www.ndmjournal.org through which it strives to make the world’s scientific and medical literature a freely available public resource. By using the NDMJ Site and any services accessible from the NDMJ Site you agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions (“Terms of Use”). If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, do not visit or use the NDMJ Site.

REPRODUCTION OF ARTICLES

Articles and accompanying materials published by NDMJ on the NDMJ Site, unless otherwise indicated, are licensed by the respective authors of such articles for use and distribution by you subject to citation of the original source in accordance with our copyright policy.

OWNERSHIP OF CONTENT

The copyright in the material contained on the NDMJ Site belongs to NDMJ. The trademarks and other elements appearing on the NDMJ Site are protected by the Nigerian Copyright Act 2004, and international copyright, trade dress, patent, and trademark laws, international conventions and other relevant and applicable laws.

OWNERSHIP OF SITE

Unless otherwise indicated, the NDMJ Site are the property of NDMJ. You acknowledge and agree that the NDMJ Site, and any necessary software used in connection with the NDMJ Site, may contain proprietary and confidential information that is protected by applicable laws governing intellectual property, proprietary rights and the like. All NDMJ Site code and specifications are subject to their stated or implied licenses.

PRIVACY

You confirm that you have read and accept our Privacy Policy.

GENERAL PRACTICES REGARDING USE

NDMJ reserves the right to limit, suspend or terminate your access and use of the NDMJ Site at any time without notice.

ARTICLE AND CONTENT SUBMISSION

By submitting articles for publication or other content for posting on the NDMJ Site, you agree to
(i) comply with these Terms of Use,
(ii) provide any information required by NDMJ during or as part of the submission process.
(iii) Being responsible for all content that you submit for posting or publication on the NDMJ Site.

IMPERMISSIBLE ACTS

As a condition to your use of the NDMJ Site, you agree not to:

  • Upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any information, materials or other content that is illegal, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, obscene, pornographic or offensive; or that infringes another’s rights, including any intellectual property rights
  • Impersonate any person or entity or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity; or obtain, collect, store or modify personal information about other users
  • Upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, “junk mail,” “spam,” “chain letters,” “pyramid schemes” or any other form of solicitation
  • Modify, adapt or hack the NDMJ Site or falsely imply that some other site is associated with the NDMJ Site or NDMJ

VIOLATION OF THESE TERMS OF USE

You acknowledge that NDMJ has no obligation to pre-screen or monitor your access to or use of the NDMJ Site or any information, materials or other content provided or made available through the NDMJ Site but has the right to do so. You hereby agree that NDMJ may, in the exercise of NDMJ’ sole discretion, remove or delete any entries, information, materials or other content that violates these Terms of Use or that is otherwise objectionable.

MODIFICATIONS TO THE NDMJ SITE AND TERMS OF USE

NDMJ reserves the right to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the NDMJ Site (or any part thereof) with or without notice at any time. You agree that NDMJ shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the NDMJ Site. NDMJ reserves the right to change these Terms of Use by posting changes on this page of the NDMJ Site. By using the NDMJ Site, you agree to be bound by any such revisions and should therefore periodically visit this page to determine the then-current Terms of Use to which you are bound.

LINKS

The NDMJ Site may provide links to other web Site or resources. You acknowledge and agree that NDMJ is not responsible for the availability of such external Site or resources, and that NDMJ does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products or other materials on or available from such Site or resources. Your business dealings with any third-parties through the NDMJ Site, including payment and delivery of related goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such third party. You further acknowledge and agree that NDMJ shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such site or resource.

NOTIFICATION OF CLAIMS OF INFRINGEMENT

If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or your intellectual property rights have otherwise been violated, please notify info@ndmjournal.org

Disclaimer of Warranties

Niger Delta Medical Journal is not liable to statements or claims made by any contributor or advertiser in the journal. Statements or opinions of author(s) reflect their own view, and do not represent the policy of the journal, its owners or publishers. The publication of an advertisement does not imply endorsement of such a product by the journal, its owners or publishers.

INDEMNIFICATION, LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

You agree to indemnify and hold NDMJ, and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, co-branders or other partners and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorney fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of the NDMJ Site, your violation of these Terms of Use, your violation of any rights of another, or any breach of the foregoing representations, warranties and covenants. You are solely responsible for your actions when using the NDMJ Site, including, but not limited to, costs incurred for Internet access. NDMJ reserves the right, at our own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter for which you are required to indemnify us, and you agree to cooperate with our defense of these claims.
In no event shall NDMJ or its employees, agents, suppliers or contractors be liable for any damages of any nature, including without limitation any consequential loss, damages for loss of income or profit, loss of or damage to property, loss of goodwill, use, data or other intangible losses, claims of third parties, or any other loss, cost, claim or expense of any kind or character arising out of or in connection with the use of the NDMJ site, their content or any web site with which they are linked.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS FOR INTERNATIONAL USE

Recognizing the global nature of the Internet, you agree to comply with all local rules regarding online conduct. Specifically, you agree to comply with all applicable laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from Nigeria or the country in which you reside.

GENERAL TERMS

These Terms of Use constitute the entire agreement between you and NDMJ and govern your use of the NDMJ Site, superseding any prior agreements between you and NDMJ (including, but not limited to, any prior versions of the Terms of Use) and any prior representations by NDMJ. These Terms of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California, without regard to conflicts of law principles. The failure of NDMJ to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms of Use shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of the Terms of Use is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties’ intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the Terms of Use remain in full force and effect. You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action brought against NDMJ and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, co-branders or other partners and employees, arising out of or related to use of the NDMJ Site or the Terms of Use must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred. The section titles in the Terms of Use are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect.