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Terms & Conditions

Updated April 4, 2023
Acceptance of Terms

The following terms and conditions (these “Terms of Service”) are entered into between You (“User”) and The Children's Rare Disorders Fund ("we," "us," "our," and "The CRD Fund"). These Terms of Service govern your access to and use of  (the “Site”), including any content, functionality, and services offered on or through the Site. By using the Site, you accept and agree to be bound and abide by these Terms of Service and our Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy, you may not access or use the Site.

No Endorsement

The Site may provide links to other sites which are not under the control of The CRD Fund. These links are provided for convenience and reference only and are not intended as an endorsement by The CRD Fund. We are not responsible or liable to you or any other third party for the content, usefulness, or accuracy of any material provided by a third party. Any reliance you place on such information is strictly at your own risk.

Advertising & Cookie Policies

Our website may use cookies to enhance your browsing experience and to personalize the content and ads we show you. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your device when you visit our site. We use both session cookies, which expire when you close your browser, and persistent cookies, which remain on your device until they expire or you delete them. The cookies we use may collect information about your browser type, device type, IP address, and browsing behavior on our site and others. We may also use third-party cookies from services such as Google Analytics to collect anonymous usage data to help us improve our site. You can manage your cookie preferences through your browser settings or through third-party tools such as the Google Analytics Opt-Out Browser Add-On. Please note that disabling cookies may limit your ability to use certain features of our sit

Our website may use advertising services provided by third-party companies, such as Google AdSense, to display ads on our pages. These companies may use cookies or other tracking technologies to collect information about your visits to our website and other sites in order to show you targeted ads that may be of interest to you. This information may include your IP address, browser type, device type, and browsing behavior on our site and others. We do not have access to or control over the cookies or tracking technologies used by these companies. If you would like to opt-out of interest-based advertising, you can do so through the Network Advertising Initiative's opt-out page at http://optout.networkadvertising.org/. Please note that opting out does not mean you will no longer see ads on our site, but rather that the ads you see may be less relevant to your interests. Learn more about how Google uses data when you use our site.

No Warranties

The CRD Fund does not make any express or implied warranties, representations or endorsements whatsoever (Including, but no limited to, warranties of title or non-infringement, or the implied warrants of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose) with regard to the site, the content, or any merchandise provided through, or recommended through, the site, or on the internet generally, and the CRD Fund shall not be liable for any cost or damage arising either directly or indirectly from such a transaction. It is solely your responsibility to evaluate the reliability, accuracy, timeliness, completeness or or usefulness of all services and content provided through the site or on the internet generally. The CRD Fund does not warrant that the site will be uninterrupted or error-free or that defects in the site will be corrected. The site and the content made available on the site are provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis.


User agrees to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless The CRD Fund and its affiliates, licensors, and service providers, as well as their respective officers, directors, employees, contractors, agents, licensors, suppliers, successors, and assigns from and against any claims, judgments, damages, expenses, losses, or liabilities arising out of or relating to your violation of the Terms of Service or your use of the Site, including, but not limited to, any use of the Site’s material and services outside what has been expressly authorized in the Terms of Service.

Intellectual Property

The contents of the Site, such as text, graphics, photographs, software and other material (the "Content") is presented for informational purposes only. The Content is the property of The CRD Fund and/or its affiliates or partners, and is protected by federal and international copyright and trademark laws, or other proprietary rights. These rights are protected in all forms, media and technologies existing now or hereinafter developed. You may print portions of material from the different areas of the Site solely for your own non-commercial use. No portion of the Content may be reprinted, republished, modified, or distributed in any form without the express written permission of The CRD Fund. You may not, and this Terms of Service does not give you permission to, reproduce, reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble, modify, transmit, sell, distribute, license or create derivative works with respect to the Site. Certain Content may be licensed from third parties and all such third party Content and all intellectual property rights related to the Content belong to the respective third parties. You may not remove any copyright, trademark or other intellectual property or proprietary notice or legend contained on the Site or the Content. Any rights not expressly granted by this Agreement or any applicable end-user license agreements are reserved by The CRD Fund.

Limitation of Liability

In no event will the CRD Fund nor its officers, directors, employees, or volunteers be liable for damages (including any direct, indirect, special, incidental, consequential, or punitive damages), of any kind arising out of or related to your access of, use of, or inability to access or use, this site or other websites to which it links (including third-party materials). This includes, but is not limited to, information or materials viewed or downloaded from this site or another linked website that appear to you or are construed by you to be obscene, offensive, defamatory, or infringing on your intellectual property rights. In no event will the CRD Fund or third parties that contribute information to the site be liable to you or anyone else for any decision or action taken by you in reliance of such information, even if we have been advised of or are aware of the possibility of these damages.

Waiver and Severability

If The CRD Fund does not exercise or enforce any particular right set forth in the Terms of Service, The CRD Fund does not waive that right. If a court finds any provision of the Terms of Service invalid, then you and The CRD Fund agree that the court should attempt to follow the intention of the provision and that all other terms of the Terms of Service will remain in effect.

Governing Law

The Terms of Service and any action related thereto will be governed, controlled, interpreted, and defined by and under the laws of the State of Delaware, without giving effect to any conflicts of laws principles that require the application of the law of a different state. By using the Site, you hereby expressly consent to the personal jurisdiction and venue in the state courts located in Delaware or federal courts located in Delaware for any lawsuit filed there against you by The CRD Fund arising from or related to these Terms of Service.