Terms of Use

Summary

The PREPARE ™ website is copyrighted and its use is subject to the License terms listed below.

A license with the Regents of the University of California is required if PREPARE is to be used in research, quality improvement, or clinical demonstration projects. Please provide basic information about the project you are considering by completing THIS FORM and emailing it to: info@prepareforyourcare.org.

WHAT DOES NOT REQUIRE A LICENSE AGREEMENT:

PREPARE can be used freely by individuals for personal use; however, they must agree to the terms of use listed below when they enter the site. A link to PREPARE may be provided by organizations as a resource to individuals for their personal use.

WHAT REQUIRES A LICENSE AGREEMENT:

PREPARE cannot be used without a separate license agreement from the Regents of the University of California and the express permission of the author, Rebecca Sudore, MD in the following instances:

  • PREPARE cannot be used by for profit or non-profit companies, institutions, organizations, or agencies as part of a service or product or used in clinical demonstration or research project including quality improvement projects, studies, grants, or any form of publication without a separate license agreement.
  • In addition, the PREPARE logo, materials, videos and all content cannot be appropriated and attributed to any other for profit or non-profit company, institution, organization or agency.
  • No changes or modifications can be made to any materials including the PREPARE pamphlet, the PREPARE advance directive, the PREPARE questions, and the PREPARE Toolkit. Rebranding is not allowed unless there is a license agreement to do so. If the written materials are used in clinical demonstration projects, studies, grants, quality improvement projects or in any form of publication, a license agreement and permission are required.
  • If a company, institution, organization, or agency would like to add their own branding and logos to PREPARE, modify PREPARE, or work with the PREPARE team to license specific content or use PREPARE in a research study, quality improvement study, or clinical demonstration a license agreement is required.

If you are considering using PREPARE for any of these purposes please complete THIS FORM and emailing it to: info@prepareforyourcare.org.

For the specific details, read below.

License Terms

OWNERSHIP: All right, title, and interest in and to the website known as PREPARE (“Licensed Material”) shall at all times remain with The Regents of the University of California (“The Regents”). User acknowledges that the Licensed Material is a copyrighted work and as such is protected by the copyright laws of the United States and by international treaties. User shall not copy, distribute, modify, or publicly display, nor permit any of its personnel to copy, distribute, modify, or publicly display the same for any purpose that is not specifically authorized under this Agreement.

PERSONAL USE LICENSE: The Licensed Material may be used by individuals (Users) for personal use, in which case The UC Regents grants the User a fully paid-up (i.e., no fees), nonexclusive, nontransferable, revocable right, without the right to sublicense, to reproduce, distribute, and publicly display the Licensed Material. All Users agree that they will not provide the Licensed Material to any other individual or organization not specifically authorized by this Agreement. The User may not modify or change the Licensed Material, other than to complete the Action Plan.

LICENSE FOR OTHER USES: All other uses, including those by companies, institutions, organizations, and agencies, require a separate license agreement from The Regents, except that (i) a link to PREPARE may be provided as a resource to individuals for their personal use, and (ii) the PREPARE written materials that are made available on the website, including the PREPARE pamphlet, the PREPARE advance directive, the PREPARE questions, and the PREPARE Toolkit, can be reproduced without any changes or modifications. Rebranding is not allowed unless there is a licensing agreement to do so.

PREPARE cannot be used by any companies, institutions, organizations, or agencies for clinical demonstration projects or research purposes, including studies, grants, quality improvement projects, or any form of publication without a separate license from the Regents of the University of California and the express permission of the author, Rebecca Sudore, MD (info@prepareforyourcare.org).

If a company, institution, organization, or agency would like to add their own branding and logos to PREPARE, modify PREPARE, or work with the PREPARE team to license specific content or use PREPARE in a research study, please contact the author, (info@prepareforyourcare.org).

INDEMNIFICATION and LIABILITY: The User agrees to indemnify, defend and hold harmless The Regents, its officers, agents, and employees from and against any and all claims, liabilities, demands, damages, losses, costs and expenses (including costs and reasonable attorneys’ fees) or claims for injury or damages that are caused by or result from User’s use of the Licensed Material, including but not limited to, any use of the Licensed Material that is not authorized under this Agreement.

USE OF NAME: Nothing in this Agreement shall be construed as conferring rights to use in advertising, publicity or otherwise any trademark, trade name, service mark or the name of "University of California" or "The Regents of the University of California" or any abbreviation thereof. However, the use of The Regents' name as associated with the copyright notice for the Licensed Material shall not be restricted.

User understands that THE REGENTS MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS AND EXTENDS NO WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. THERE ARE NO EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR THAT THE USE OF THE AUTHORED WORK WILL NOT INFRINGE ANY PATENT, COPYRIGHT, TRADEMARK, OR OTHER RIGHTS. COPYRIGHT NOTICE

APPLICABLE LAW: This agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California.