The information below outlines the terms and conditions you agree to when visiting the iConquerMS™ website (www.iConquerMS.org, referred to as 'this website'). iConquerMS™ is an initiative of the Accelerated Cure Project for Multiple Sclerosis.
If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, please do not continue to use this website.
Information contained on any part of this website is not intended to be medical advice and is not a substitute for a doctor’s advice or care. You are advised to address any concerns or questions about your health with your health care provider.
Joining iConquerMS™ in order to fill out surveys and provide personal and health information requires registration on this website.
Registration is open to individuals 21 years of age and older. If you are between the ages of 14 and 21, you will be allowed to join iConquerMS™ at a future date. The study will not be open to those under 14.
Participants must agree to the informed consent statement before registering. During registration, you will be asked to provide your name, email address, and password. We will also ask whether or not you have been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS). Anyone age 21 years or older may register, regardless of his or her MS diagnosis.
At this time, all information is collected online. You may not register for iConquerMS™ through means other than this website.
Access to the registered parts of this website is controlled by a username (your email address) and the password you select. You may not register with an email address that is currently in use on this website. You are responsible for keeping your password confidential. Because of the potential for disclosure of personal information, you should not provide your User ID or password to any unauthorized third party. If you believe that there has been any unauthorized use of your account, you must contact the Accelerated Cure Project for Multiple Sclerosis immediately.
By registering on this website, you agree that the information you provide is accurate, complete, and up-to-date. You also agree to maintain and update this information as requested by iConquerMS™.
We also reserve the right to disclose this information when special circumstances call for it, such as when disclosure is required by law or court order or when disclosure is, in our sole discretion, necessary to protect our legal rights, including intellectual property rights.
iConquerMS™ reserves the right to cancel your registration if we believe you are not acting in accordance with these terms and conditions.
You may withdraw from this study at any time and cancel your account. Access to this function is available by clicking on “Manage Account.” When you delete your account, your user name will be removed from any contributions you have made to forums. Withdrawing from the study and canceling your account means that you will no longer receive correspondence about this study and will no longer be asked to complete surveys. Any data you had submitted prior to withdrawal will be kept by the Accelerated Cure Project for Multiple Sclerosis, but will no longer be distributed to researchers. Any data that had previously been shared for research purposes cannot be retrieved from the researcher. Your contact information will be retained by the Accelerated Cure Project for Multiple Sclerosis.
Rules of Conduct
While using this website, you agree to comply with all applicable laws, rules, and regulations. You agree not to take any action that interferes with another user’s right to privacy or ability to use this website. This includes transmitting files you know to be harmful or attempting to hack or modify any portion of this website.
Disclaimer of Warranty/ Limitation of Liability
You agree that your use of this website shall be at your own sole risk. To the fullest extent permitted by the law, iConquerMS™ disclaims all warranties, express or implied, in connection with this website and your use thereof. iConquerMS™ makes no warranties or representations about the accuracy or completeness of this website’s content or the content of any websites linked to this website and assumes no liability or responsibility for any (1) errors, mistakes, or inaccuracies in content; (2) personal injury or property damage, of any nature whatsoever, resulting from your access to and use of the site; (3) any unauthorized access to or use of iConquerMS™ servers and/or any and all personal information and/or financial information stored therein; (4) any interruption or cessation of transmission to or from this website; (5) any bugs, viruses, Trojan horses, or the like which may be transmitted to or through this website by any third party; and/or (6) any errors or omissions in any content or any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any content posted, emailed, transmitted, or otherwise made available via this website. You assume all risk as to the quality, function, and performance of this website, and to all transactions you undertake on this website.
You agree that iConquerMS™ will not be liable to you for any loss or damages, either actual or consequential, arising out of or relating to these terms, or your (or any third party’s) use or inability to use this website, or your reliance upon information obtained from or through the site. In particular, iConquerMS™ will have no liability for any consequential, indirect, punitive, special, or incidental damages, whether foreseeable or unforeseeable (including, but not limited to, claims for defamation, errors, loss of data, or interruption in availability of data), arising out of or relating to these terms, your use or inability to use a site, your placement of content on a site, or your reliance upon information obtained from or through a site, whether based in contract, tort, statutory, or other law, except only in the case of death or personal injury where and only to the extent that applicable law requires such liability.
Governing Law and Jurisdiction
Your use of this Site, and any related legal action, shall be governed by the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, without regard to conflict of laws principles. The sole jurisdiction and venue for any litigation arising out of your use of or inquiries to the Site shall be an appropriate federal or state court located in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Unless otherwise noted, the information contained on this website is copyrighted and may not be used or reproduced without the permission of the Accelerated Cure Project for Multiple Sclerosis.
Over the course of the iConquerMS™ study, survey instruments from third-party sources may be used. Any use of these survey instruments outside iConquerMS™ is subject to the terms and conditions of the instruments’ owners.
You may download and print copies of these surveys, and other information on this website, for your personal records only.
iConquerMS™ is a trademark of the Accelerated Cure Project for Multiple Sclerosis.
Changes to Terms and Conditions
iConquerMS™ and the Accelerated Cure Project for Multiple Sclerosis reserve the right to modify this policy at any time. You will be notified by updates on this page about any changes to the terms and conditions. Any changes are effective as soon as they are posted.
Questions on these terms and conditions can be addressed to the Accelerated Cure Project for Multiple Sclerosis at 844-897-1211 .
Last updated: September 30, 2014