Copyright and Terms of Use

This Web site is owned and operated by the EKR Family Limited Partnership. By accessing or using this site, you agree to the terms set forth in this Terms of Use agreement as changed from time to time. The EKR Family Limited Partnership retains the right, at its discretion, to change any of these terms in the future.

Ownership of Copyright
This site contains material that is owned or licensed by the EKR Family Limited Partnership. You may not copy, reproduce, upload, post, distribute, republish, retransmit, or modify in any way any of the material on this site, including computer code and software. Provided that you retain any and all copyright, trademark and other proprietary notices, you may download material for your personal, non-commercial use, or for publicity purposes.

License to the EKR Family Limited Partnership
By posting messages, sending e-mails, inputting data, answering questions, uploading data or files or otherwise communicating with the EKR Family Limited Partnership through its Web site (a “Communication”), you are granting the EKR Family Limited Partnership a perpetual, non-exclusive, royalty-free, unrestricted, worldwide license to use, display, sublicense, adapt, transmit and copy such Communication. The foregoing grant shall include the right to exploit any proprietary rights in such Communication, including but not limited to rights under trademark, copyright, servicemark or patent laws in any relevant jurisdiction.

Exclusion of Liability
Your use of this web site is “as is”, and the EKR Family Limited Partnership makes no representations or warranties, express or implied, about its site or the material contained or referred to on it, and will not be held liable in any way for your use of it. To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, the EKR Family Limited Partnership disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. The EKR Family Limited Partnership further does not warrant that its web site or the products and materials contained on such site are error-free, or that errors will be corrected, or that this site or the server from which it is run is free of viruses or other potentially harmful codes. Under no circumstances, including negligence, shall the EKR Family Limited Partnership or any affiliated company or individual be held liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages and expenses whatsoever (including without limitation, health problems, lost profits, and damages arising from lost data, computer viruses, deletion of files or business interruption) arising out of or in any way connected with the use of this site, or for any information, software, products or services obtained through this site, whether such damages are based on contract, tort, strict liability or otherwise, even if advised of the possibility of such damages. The EKR Family Limited Partnership reserves the right to change or discontinue at any time any aspect or feature of this web site.

Because some states do not permit the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, the above limitation may not apply to you.

Links to Other Web Sites
The EKR Family Limited Partnership has provided links with other internet sites that are maintained by third parties, and may from time to time provide materials from such third party sites on this Web site. Neither the EKR Family Limited Partnership, its parent, subsidiaries or affiliates in any way control the material contained on or the services or products offered through such third party sites. These terms and conditions apply solely to the EKR Family Limited Partnership site and you should always review the terms and conditions of any site that you access through a link from this site.

Indemnity
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold the EKR Family Limited Partnership and any affiliated company or individual harmless from any and all liabilities, costs and expenses, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, related to any violation of these Terms by you or your authorized users, or in connection with the use of the Web site or the Internet or the placement or transmission of any message or information on this Web site by you or your authorized users. The EKR Family Limited Partnership shall provide notice to you promptly of any such claim, suit or proceeding and shall reasonably cooperate with you, at your expense, in your defense of any such claim, suit or proceeding.

Termination
This agreement may be terminated by the EKR Family Limited Partnership at any time without notice. In the event of termination, you are no longer authorized to have access to the site, and all limitations on the EKR Family Limited Partnership’s liability and on your use of the EKR Family Limited Partnership material shall survive.

These Terms and Conditions, along with any additional rules or conditions referred to herein and the EKR Family Limited Partnership Privacy Policy, constitute the entire agreement and understanding between you and the EKR Family Limited Partnership as to your use of the EKR Family Limited Partnership Web site, superseding all prior or contemporaneous communications and/or proposals. These Terms and Conditions are severable, and in the event any provision is determined to be invalid or unenforceable, such invalidity or unenforceability shall not in any way affect the validity or enforceability of the remaining provisions. A printed version of these Terms and Conditions shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to use of the EKR Family Limited Partnership Web site to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form.

Jurisdiction
This agreement shall be governed by the laws of the State of California without giving effect to its conflicts of law principles, and venue shall be in the state or federal courts located in the State of California. If any provision of this agreement is deemed unlawful, void or unenforceable, then such provision shall be severed from the agreement and the remainder of the agreement shall remain in effect.

Contact the EKR Family Limited Partnership
If you have any questions, please contact us at the information on our contact page. Please include the words “Terms of Use” in the subject line of your e-mail.

Declaration and Call-to-Action on Palliative Care & COVID-19

Witnessing, with the rest of the world, the overwhelming physical, social, emotional and spiritual suffering COVID-19 is inflicting on infected persons and their families globally;

Recognizing that palliative care is aimed at prevention and management of serious health-related suffering;

Observing with great concern that the persons infected with COVID-19 are isolated from their families, and may never see them again;

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