Terms and Conditions
Welcome to the World Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons website! WALS provides this website and the materials located at and under the domain name https://wals.world/ and such other domains as WALS operates or may in the future operate (collectively, this "Site") and any other WALS services offered on this Site as described in (collectively, the "Services" ) to you, the user, subject to compliance with these terms and conditions and our Copyright Notice and Claims Regarding Copyright Infringement Policy relating to this Site and the Services (collectively, this "Agreement" ). By accessing and/or using the Site or the Services, you accept and agree to be legally bound by this Agreement, as it may be amended or supplemented from time to time, and agree to all operating rules, terms, conditions, policies, and procedures that may be published on this Site or in connection with the Services. All such rules, terms, conditions, policies, and procedures are incorporated into this Agreement by this reference. We may change, add or remove portions of this Agreement at any time, and if we do so, we will post such changes on the Site and the changes will become immediately effective, and your continued use of the Site will indicate your acceptance of this Agreement as it is then in effect. Accordingly, you should visit this Site from time to time to review the then-current and effective terms and conditions because they are legally binding on you.
1. USE OF WEBSITE.
1.1 GENERAL LICENSE.
If you have not paid for the Services, WALS hereby grants to you a revocable, non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-sublicensable limited right and license to access and use only those portions of the Site and/or the Services accessible to trial users approved by WALS without a password or logon for your own personal research use, subject to this Agreement. In order to use the Services, you must provide and maintain adequate communications and computer equipment and obtain access to the World Wide Web directly or through devices that access web-based content. You are responsible for paying any and all service fees associated with such access. As a condition to your use of this Site and/or the Services you agree to comply with the terms and conditions set forth in below and all other terms and conditions of this Agreement.
1.2 ACCESS LICENSE TO PAID SERVICES.
If you are accessing a WALS site pursuant to an Access Agreement or other agreement executed by WALS and either you or the library or other institution providing you access or pursuant to, subject to such applicable Access Agreement or other agreement or policy, WALS hereby grants to you, a revocable, non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-sublicensable limited right and license to access and use those portions of the Site and/or Services made available to you pursuant to that Access Agreement or other agreement.
1.3 AVAILABILITY; ACCURACY.
WALS may change, suspend or discontinue any aspect of the Site and/or the Services at any time, including the availability of any feature, database, or content. WALS may also impose limits on certain features and services or restrict your access to parts or all of the Site and/or Services without notice or liability. Certain areas of this Site may require registration and purchase of a license to access certain content, and will be subject to additional terms and conditions. Products and services referenced herein may not be available in all jurisdictions.
Links on this Site may provide access to other Internet sites that are not maintained or controlled by WALS. Such external Internet sites contain information created, published, maintained or otherwise posted by organizations and entities independent of WALS. World Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons is not responsible for the content of those sites. Links on this Site may also provide access to other entities affiliated with WALS. This Agreement applies only to the Services offered at the Site. Your use of any website other than the Site will be subject to the terms and conditions posted on that website. WALS takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any content posted by any third party or on any other website, nor does WALS approve, endorse, verify or certify information available at any external site or linked addresses. WALS takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for the privacy practices of such third parties.