Terms of Use


Brain Research Foundation operates as a nonprofit 501c-3 organization. Use of material presented on this site (the “Site”) is subject to the following terms and conditions.

By accessing or using this Site in any way, including, without limitation, browsing this Site, using any information, and/or submitting your personal information to Brain Research Foundation, you agree to and are bound by the terms, conditions, policies, and notices contained on this page (these “Terms”), including, but not limited to, disclaimers of warranties, damage and remedy exclusions and limitations, and a choice of Illinois law. 

From time to time we may update this Site and these Terms to the extent permitted by applicable law. Your use of this Site after we post any changes to these Terms constitutes your agreement to those changes. Brain Research Foundation may, in its sole discretion, and at any time, discontinue this Site or any part thereof, with or without notice, or may prevent your use of this Site with or without notice to you. You agree that you do not have any rights in this Site and that Brain Research Foundation will have no liability to you if this Site is discontinued or your ability to access the Site is terminated.

Usage of Content

The content and information displayed on this Site are the property of the Brain Research Foundation and/or other parties. The downloading, reproduction, or retransmission of the content and information available on this Site, other than for non-commercial individual use, is strictly prohibited.

Internet sites of the Brain Research Foundation may contain or reference trademarks, patents, copyrighted materials, technologies, products, processes, or other proprietary rights of the Brain Research Foundation and/or other parties. No license to or right in any such trademarks, patents, copyrighted materials, technologies, products, processes, and other proprietary rights of the Brain Research Foundation and/or other parties is granted to or conferred upon you.

Medical Disclaimer

You acknowledge that the information on the website is provided for general information only. It is not intended as medical advice, and should not be relied upon as a substitute for consultations with qualified health professionals.

Disclaimer of Warranty

Brain Research Foundation makes no representations about the reliability of the features of this Site, its content, or any other Site feature, and disclaims all liability in the event of any service failure. You acknowledge that any reliance on such material or systems will be at your own risk. Brain Research Foundation makes no representations regarding the amount of time that any content will be preserved.

THIS SITE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS, AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THOSE OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ARE MADE WITH RESPECT TO THIS SITE OR ANY INFORMATION OR SOFTWARE THEREIN. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE, SHALL BRAIN RESEARCH FOUNDATION BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THIS SITE, NOR SHALL BRAIN RESEARCH FOUNDATION BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER THAT RESULT FROM MISTAKES, OMISSIONS, INTERRUPTIONS, DELETION OF FILES, ERRORS, DEFECTS, DELAYS IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, OR ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE WHETHER OR NOT CAUSED BY EVENTS BEYOND BRAIN RESEARCH FOUNDATION’S REASONABLE CONTROL, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO ACTS OF GOD, COMMUNICATIONS LINE FAILURE, THEFT, DESTRUCTION, OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO THIS SITE’S RECORDS, PROGRAMS, OR SERVICES. IN NO EVENT SHALL BRAIN RESEARCH FOUNDATION’S TOTAL LIABILITY FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES, AND CAUSES OF ACTION EXCEED FIVE DOLLARS (US $5.00). SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES; AS A RESULT, THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

Miscellaneous

Both you and Brain Research Foundation acknowledge and agree that no partnership is formed and neither you nor Brain Research Foundation has the power or the authority to obligate or bind the other. This Agreement will be governed by and construed in accordance with the internal laws of the State of Illinois without regard to conflicts of laws principles. By using this Site, you hereby agree that any and all disputes regarding these Terms will be subject to the federal, state and local courts in Illinois. These Terms operate to the fullest extent permissible by law. On certain areas of our Site, you may be given the ability to provide us with personally identifiable information. Please read our Privacy Policy for more information about our information collection and use practices. The failure of Brain Research Foundation to comply with these Terms because of an act of God, war, fire, riot, terrorism, earthquake, actions of federal, state, or local governmental authorities or for any other reason beyond the reasonable control of Brain Research Foundation, shall not be deemed a breach of these Terms. If Brain Research Foundation fails to act with respect to your breach or anyone else's breach on any occasion, Brain Research Foundation is not waiving its right to act with respect to future or similar breaches. If any provision of these Terms shall be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these terms of use and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. These Terms constitute a binding agreement between you and Brain Research Foundation, and is accepted by you upon your use of the Site. These Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and Brain Research Foundation regarding the use of the Site.