CORD Web Site Legal Conditions

Council of Residency Directors in Emergency Medicine  (CORD) maintains and operates this web site for informational and member purposes only. INFORMATION ON THIS SITE MAY INCLUDE OPINIONS AND CORD MAKES NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY THAT THE INFORMATION PRESENTED ON THIS SITE WILL BE TIMELY OR ERROR-FREE. The use of the term "CORD" shall mean the organization, the web site, and organizations we have partnered with to provide services.

Information and Documents

By using the CORD web site or downloading documents, materials or information (hereinafter "Material") from it, you agree to be bound by the Legal Conditions set forth in this notice. If you do not wish to be bound by these Legal Conditions, leave immediately; do not use and do not download any material from this site.

International Users, Choice of Law and Jurisdiction

The CORD web site and the material contained in it shall be deemed to be provided in the State of Michigan in the United States of America, and you agree that the law governing these Legal Conditions or your use of the CORD site shall be the laws of the State of Michigan without regard to any principles of conflicts of law. You further agree that any disputes arising under these Legal Conditions or from your use of the CORD web site shall be submitted exclusively to the courts in the State of Michigan and that you will not assert jurisdiction in any other court or tribunal anywhere in the world. CORD makes no representation that the material at the CORD web site is appropriate or available for use at locations outside of the United States. Access to the Materials from territories where the Materials are illegal is prohibited.

Third-Party Site

As a convenience to you, CORD may provide links to web sites operated by other entities but makes no warranty or representation whatsoever about any linked site and does not imply an affiliation or association with any such site. If you visit or use a linked site, you do so at your own risk.


All materials on, distributed through or accessible from the CORD web site are provided "as is" and "as available," without warranty of any kind, expressed or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so the above exclusion may not apply to you.

CORD does not warrant the accuracy or completeness of the materials, including but not limited to the reliability of any advice or statement displayed or distributed through the CORD web site, and your reliance on any such materials, advice, statement or information shall be at your sole risk.

CORD shall not be liable for any damages to your computer equipment, including any damages from viruses that may infect your computer or other property, by virtue of your access to the CORD web site or by your downloading of any materials therefrom.

Limitation of Damages

In no event shall CORD be liable for any direct, special, indirect, consequential, punitive or other damages of any kind whatsoever resulting from any cause whatsoever, including but not limited to loss of use, loss of profits, or loss of data, whether in an action under the theories of contract, negligence, or strict liability or otherwise, arising out of or in any way connected with the use of the CORD web site or any materials, information or documents on or accessed through the CORD web site.

Limited License

By your acceptance of the Legal Conditions contained herein, you agree not to deep-link or frame link to the CORD web site for any purpose without the express written permission of CORD. CORD grants you non-exclusive permission to view, download and copy material provided that (a) all copyright and proprietary notices are retained, (b) use of the material is for informational purposes, and (c) you assume responsibility for obtaining permission for reprinting of Information owned by other identified individuals or entities.

Information Provided by You

Subject to membership needs, do not send any confidential or proprietary information to CORD via the CORD web site. You agree that any information you so send will not be considered confidential or proprietary and you grant CORD an unrestricted, irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free license to use, reproduce and distribute any such information.


CORD reserves the right to change these Legal Conditions at any time. Any such changes or modifications will be effective immediately when such changed or modified Legal Conditions are posted on the CORD web site. Your use of the CORD web site after the modified or changed Legal Conditions are posted shall be your acceptance of that modified or changed Legal Conditions. From time to time, you should review the Legal Conditions posted on the CORD site to see the current Legal Conditions.