Terms and Conditions
Welcome to the website of the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB). Please take a few minutes to review the following statements containing important legal information, including terms and conditions of use of this site. Thank you for your cooperation.
SUMMARY OF IMPORTANT LEGAL INFORMATION
The DANB website, which includes all content within the domain danb.org, (the “Site”) is produced by and for DANB. All use of the Site is subject to the Terms and Conditions set forth below. By entering and using the Site, you acknowledge that you have read and understood such Terms and Conditions and that you agree to abide by them. The Site is designed and intended to provide information and resources related to the examination, certification, and other credentialing services provided by DANB and other information and resources related to the dental assisting profession. DANB does not endorse, guarantee, warrant, or recommend any third-party information, products or services discussed or advertised on the Site or linked from the Site.
Information Presented by DANB. The content presented on behalf of DANB on the Site is designed for informational purposes. Although DANB endeavors to ensure the accuracy and reliability of information presented on the website, it does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, efficacy or timeliness of such information, and therefore, makes no representation or warranty regarding the same. Furthermore, DANB does not endorse, guarantee, warrant, or recommend any third-party information, products or services discussed or advertised on the Site or linked from the Site.
Liability of DANB and its Licensors. The Site and information provided on the Site is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis, with all faults. Neither DANB nor any person associated with DANB makes any warranty or representation with respect to the quality or availability of the Site. Specifically, but without limiting the foregoing, neither DANB nor anyone associated with DANB warrants or represents that the Site or the information provided on the Site will be accurate, reliable, error-free, uninterrupted; that defects will be corrected; that the Site or the servers that make it available are free from viruses or other harmful components; or that the Site will otherwise meet your needs or expectations. DANB disclaims all warranties of any kind, express or implied, including any warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement. In no event will DANB or its contractors be liable for any damages of any kind, under any legal theory, arising out of or in connection with your use of, or inability to use, the Site, including any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or punitive damages, including, but not limited to, lost profits or damages resulting from delay, interruption in service, viruses, deletion of files or electronic communications, or errors, omissions, or other inaccuracies in the Site or the content transmitted on the Site or personal injury, whether or not there is negligence by DANB and whether or not DANB has been advised of the possibility of any such damages.
User Obligations. You agree to comply in all respects with these Terms and Conditions as they may be amended, updated or revised from time to time. Your failure to comply with the provisions of copyright and trademark restrictions and member obligations may expose you to civil and/or criminal liability.
COPYRIGHT AND TRADEMARK NOTICES
Copyright Notice. The content of material provided by DANB on the Site is copyrighted by DANB or used by DANB under license or other legal authority. DANB and its licensors retain all copyrights and other proprietary rights in or relating to any content, including any software, provided on the Site. All rights are reserved and such content may not be reproduced, downloaded, modified, published, displayed, disseminated, or transferred, in any form or by any means, except with the prior written agreement of DANB or as indicated below. You may download and print a small number of copies of the content for scientific or educational uses. You may download and print as many copies of DANB forms and DANB exam applications as needed for the purpose of completing such forms and submitting such to DANB to apply for a DANB examination or perform another transaction with DANB; in such event, you may also download and print a copy of each form or exam application used for your records. You may not sell, transfer, reproduce, transmit, distribute, perform or display such content for any commercial purpose without the prior express written consent of DANB.
The Usage Guidelines for DANB Trademarks, which include DANB’s trademark policies, are incorporated into these Terms and Conditions by reference.
LINKS TO OTHER SITES AND ADVERTISING ON DANB.ORG
THE SITE ALSO MAY CONTAIN ADVERTISEMENTS BY THIRD PARTIES. DANB MAY RECEIVE ROYALTIES FROM SUCH ADVERTISERS. DANB DOES NOT ENDORSE, GUARANTEE, WARRANT, OR RECOMMEND ANY INFORMATION, PRODUCT OR SERVICE CONTAINED IN ADVERTISEMENTS.
Any suspected violations of these Terms and Conditions or misuse of the Site should be immediately reported to DANB at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Terms and Conditions for Linking to DANB’s Website
Any person or entity desiring to display a link to the Site on a referring site may do so, provided that the link is presented in a context that provides accurate information about DANB, DANB exams, eligibility pathways for DANB certification, and the relationship between the referring website owner and DANB. If you display a link to DANB’s website, there are a number of restrictions, which include but may not be limited to the following:
- You may not use DANB’s logo as part of the link
- You may not use frames or other technology to create the impression that you are the provider of DANB’s website content or that you are the owner of any of DANB’s proprietary information
- You may not use DANB’s protected marks in meta tags or hidden text
Any violation of these terms and conditions terminates the permission granted herein by DANB.
MISCELLANEOUS CONDITIONS OF USE
Resolution and Disputes. These Terms and Conditions shall be governed in all respects by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Illinois, without regard to its conflicts of law principles. These Terms and Conditions, as they may be amended from time to time, completely and exclusively state the agreement between you and DANB with respect to the Site, and no other terms that may have been communicated to you orally or in any other manner shall have any force or effect. Any cause of action you may have that arises out of or relates to the Site must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises or such claim or cause of action is barred. Exclusive jurisdiction over any cause of action arising out of or relating to the Site shall be in the state or federal courts located in the State of Illinois. You agree and submit to the jurisdiction of such courts.
If any part of the Terms and Conditions are unenforceable, the unenforceable part shall be construed to reflect, as nearly as possible, the original intentions of the parties. The other provisions of the Terms and Conditions shall remain in full force and effect. DANB’s failure to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of the Terms and Conditions shall not constitute a waiver of the provision. Neither a course of dealing or conduct between you and DANB nor any trade practices shall be deemed to modify the Terms and Conditions.
BY ENTERING AND USING THE DANB SITE, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT YOU HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE OF ALL SITES WITHIN THE DANB.ORG DOMAIN, THAT THE PROVISIONS, DISCLOSURES AND DISCLAIMERS SET FORTH ABOVE AND IN THOSE DOCUMENTS INCORPORATED HEREIN BY REFERENCE ARE FAIR AND REASONABLE, AND THAT YOUR AGREEMENT TO FOLLOW AND BE BOUND BY THEM IS VOLUNTARY AND IS NOT THE RESULT OF FRAUD, DURESS OR UNDUE INFLUENCE EXERCISED UPON YOU BY ANY PERSON OR ENTITY.
YOU ALSO AGREE TO INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS DANB AND ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, AFFILIATES, THIRD-PARTY INFORMATION PROVIDERS, LICENSORS, AND OTHERS INVOLVED IN THE DELIVERY OF THE WEBSITE OR THE DELIVERY OF INFORMATION, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES OVER THE WEBSITE, FROM AND AGAINST ANY AND ALL LIABILITIES, EXPENSES, DAMAGES, AND COSTS, INCLUDING REASONABLE ATTORNEY’S FEES, FROM ANY CLAIM, COMPLAINT OR DAMAGE ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF THE SITE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY VIOLATION BY YOU OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS.
EFFECTIVE DATE: 10/21/09
LAST REVISED DATE: 04/02/12