Welcome to CropForLife.com. Please read this User Agreement (amended as of March 08, 2022) before using this Service. By using this Service, you agree to be bound by all of the terms of this Agreement. The Service reserves the right to change the terms of this Agreement or to modify any components of this Service at any time.
By continuing to use this site, you represent that you have read and agree to abide by the Agreement.
Reproduction/Use of Material
CropForLife.com has been uniquely designed for presentation of content in a format specific to its users and with an integrity that we wish to maintain. Any unauthorized copy, reproduction, distribution, publication, display, modification, or transmission of any part of this Service is strictly prohibited. Users may download material from this Service for personal use. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, you may not distribute any part of this Service over any network, nor sell or offer it for sale.
See our Permissions section for more information on distribution. In addition, these files may not be used to construct any kind of database.
Disclaimer: Limited Liability
User expressly agrees that use of CropForLife website is at the user’s sole risk. This Service is available “as is.” without warranty, express or implied. The Sites are not warranted to be error free and we reserve the right to correct any errors or omissions in this Service. The Service makes no representations or warranties regarding the accuracy, reliability, currentness, completeness, or timeliness of the Content, software, text, graphics, videos, links, or communications provided on or through the use of the CropForLife.com website or other related publications.
In no event shall CropForLife its information providers, its licensors, its suppliers, or any third parties mentioned on any CropForLife site be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or punitive damages, personal injury/wrongful death, lost profits, or damages resulting from lost data or business interruption) resulting from the use of or inability to use the Sites or the Content, whether based on warranty, contract, tort, or any other legal theory, and whether or not CropForLife, its affiliates, its licensors, its suppliers, or any third parties mentioned on the Sites are advised of the possibility of such damages. CropForLife, its affiliates, its employees, its information providers, its licensors, its suppliers, or any third parties mentioned on the CropForLife is not liable for any personal injury, including death, caused by your use or misuse of any of these Sites or content. Any claims arising in connection with your use of the Site or any content, must be brought within one (1) year of the date of the event giving rise to such action occurred. Remedies under these Terms and Conditions are exclusive and are limited to those expressly provided for in these Terms and Conditions.
The Content of these Sites is for the sole purpose of being informative. The Content is not and should not be used or relied upon as medical, legal, financial or other advice.
Nothing contained in CropForLife website or linked to by CropForLife is intended by CropForLife or its employees, affiliates or information providers to be instructional for medical diagnosis or treatment. It should not be used in place of a visit, call, consultation or the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider promptly if you have any healthcare-related questions or before you undergo any treatment or began a diet or fitness program. You should never disregard medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on CropForLife or an affiliated Site.
CropForLife makes no representation regarding the satisfaction of any government regulations requiring disclosure of information on prescription drug products or the compliance or approval of any software with regard to the content contained on the Sites.
Before trading stock users are advised to consult with a professional broker or other financial representative to verify information presented on the Sites. CropForLife, its affiliates, employees, and information providers shall have no liability for investment decisions based on the information provided.
With respect to any service, information, or goods that are available or advertised or sold through this Service, CropForLife makes no warranties, express or implied, regarding the merchantability and/or fitness for a particular purpose.
The Sites take reasonable preventative measures against viruses, worms and other destructive computer/internet spread destructive materials, but the Sites do not guarantee or warranty that any material downloaded from its Sites do not contain such destructive features. We are not liable for any damages stemming from such internet related dangers. If you use this Service or any of its materials, you do so solely at your own risk.
Under no circumstances will CropForLife or its affiliates or employees be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, or consequential loss or damage arising from the use of or inability to use the Sites . It is the responsibility of the user to evaluate the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any information, procedure, advice, opinion or other content available through CropForLife.com. Please secure the advice of professionals, as appropriate, regarding the evaluation of any specific information, opinion, advice or other content presented.
The section headings used herein are for convenience only and shall not be given any legal import.
Outgoing Links, Advertisers, Search Results
The Sites may provide links to third-party web sites. These sites also may select certain sites as priority responses to search terms you enter and we may agree to allow advertisers to respond to certain search terms with advertisements or sponsored content. CropForLife.com and its affiliates do not recommend and do not endorse the content on any third-party websites. CropForLife and affiliates are not responsible for the content of linked third-party sites, third-party sites provided as search results, or third-party advertisements, and does not make any representations regarding their content or accuracy. Outgoing links may lead to sites that contain inaccurate information, false or misleading advertising, or information that violates copyright, libel or defamation laws. CropForLife, affiliates and content providers make no representations concerning any effort to review all of the content of sites listed in outgoing links. Your use of third-party websites is at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for such sites. CropForLife and its affiliates do not endorse any product advertised on the Sites.
Use of RSS Feeds
Crop For Life assumes no liability for the accuracy of the information in the feed, your activities in connection with the RSS feeds, or for any consequences resulting from your use of the information therein.
You may not transfer these rights to any other party, nor may you act or warrant that you act on behalf of or as an agent of Crop For Life or its affiliated Sites.
No Fees Permitted
The feeds from CropForLife are free of charge for use by individuals and by organizations for commercial and non-commercial use. Users of CropForLife.com’s RSS feeds content cannot charge additional fees or licenses for the RSS feed content.
CropForLife RSS For Personal Use Only
Newsfeeds from the CropForLife.com website are for personal use only. Examples of prohibited uses for CropForLife’s RSS feed include, but are not limited to, any publicly displayed website, blog or any commercial application.
Attribution/Link to CropForLife
You agree to use the RSS Service only to provide headlines and summaries as provided by Crop For Life, each with a functional link to the full story on the Crop For Life website that shall display the full content immediately. You further agree not to frame or otherwise control the browser window (if any) in which our content opens, including limiting the size or position of such window, or to insert any interstitial pages, or other content between the RSS link and the web page.
All RSS Feeds are protected by the copyright laws of the United States and international copyright treaties. All ownership rights and intellectual property rights in and to the RSS Feeds shall remain with Crop For Life and no part thereof shall be deemed assigned or licensed to you.
Storing CropForLife Materials
You agree not to copy, duplicate or store any data retrieved from or derived from a Crop For Life feed beyond the normal amount provided by Crop For Life (approximately 40 headlines and summaries). Without limiting the above, no Crop For Life content may be entered into a database or other organizational structure without the prior written consent of Crop For Life.
Right to Discontinue Feeds
Crop For Life may modify or remove the list of available RSS feeds (or the content in the feeds) at any time without notifying you. Additionally, Crop For Life reserves the right to revoke RSS syndication privileges at any time, for any reason or for no reason.
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold CropForLife, its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, information providers and suppliers, harmless from and against any claims, actions or demands, liabilities and settlements including without limitation, reasonable legal and accounting fees, resulting from, or alleged to result from, your use or inability to use CropForLife or its affiliated websites, and also if you violate these Terms and Conditions.
CropForLife Content is protected by copyright under both United States and foreign laws both by CropForLife and content providers. Title to the Content of CropForLife and affiliated websites, its affiliates, sources and/or its licensors. Any use of the Content not expressly permitted by these Terms and Conditions is a breach of these Terms and Conditions and may violate copyright, trademark, and other laws. Content is subject to change or termination without notice at the editorial discretion of CropForLife. All rights not expressly granted herein are reserved to CropForLife, its content providers, and its licensors.
All content on CropForLife and affiliated web sites — including, but not limited to, the home page, news headlines and summaries, articles, images, videos, and computer coding — is protected by copyright either by CropForLife or its contributors, licensors, partners and sponsors. No one may reproduce any of these materials, either in print or electronic form, without prior written permission from the owner(s) except as detailed below.
If you are an editor, producer, or webmaster of a web site or blog that wishes to include CropForLife’s headlines and, optionally, summaries on your site, you may freely reproduce our headlines and summaries from stories with “/releases/” in the path of their URLs — provided that you include the appropriate links to the corresponding articles on CropForLife’s web server and mention Crop For Life as the source of these links (and, optionally, any sources cited in the stories). You agree to use a functional link to the full story on the Crop For Life website that shall display the full content immediately (e.g., no jump pages or other intermediate or interstitial pages). You further agree not to frame or otherwise control the browser window (if any) in which our content opens, including limiting the size or position of such window. You agree not to associate any Crop For Life content with any content that might harm the reputation of Crop For Life, its affiliated sites, authors, employees, contributors or partners. Without limited the above, you may not use Crop For Life content on any site that displays pornographic material, exploits children, provides instruction on or promotes illegal activities, or is in any way misleading, obscene, defamatory, libelous, or invasive of personal privacy.
Please note that some of CropForLife’s articles are adapted from news releases issued by their respective institutions. These releases are intended for journalists and other members of the public. If you wish to quote from any part of these articles, we suggest that you credit the issuing institution as the original source of the news release, in addition to mentioning Crop For Life as the source of any link to the corresponding article on our server.
Please note that Wikipedia content is governed by the GNU Free Documentation License (see the Wikipedia:Copyrights page for details). The only terms that apply to Wikipedia articles are the ones specified in the GNU Free Documentation License. Wikipedia content is identified as such on the page on which it appears.
Permission is generally NOT granted for reproduction of any computer algorithms or any of the content under “Breaking News,” “Health Center,” “Encyclopedia”, “Videos”, “Science Shop”,”Careers” as well as any audio tracks, photos, graphics, or any other content or computerized system not specifically detailed under “Permissions” above. Please note that CropForLife and its affiliated sites may use content licensed from third parties (including, but not limited to, the following: United Press International, Healthology, Roo Media, Mediwire, Amazon, and CareerBuilder). Such third-party content is subject to their own separate copyright restrictions, which vary by copyright holder.
Use of Images
CropForLife’s policy uses both internally and externally produced images on its Sites, only with permission of the copyright holder. If you believe material to which you have rights has been improperly included, please provide the URL and a short description to info@CropForLife.com, with ‘copyright question’ in the subject line.
CropForLife’s images are for personal use only, not commercial use. Images and graphics (including all photos and illustrations) found on the CropForLife web site should not be reused without permission of the owner of the image or copyright holder. This information is normally provided as the credit information beside each image. CropForLife purchases or obtains permission for some images and graphics for use on its site, creates its own images and graphics, and obtains some from the public domain. If an image includes an identifiable person, using the image may infringe that person’s right of privacy or publicity, and permission should be obtained from the person as well.
If you are a news provider, a non-profit organization or other respected institution interested in using the CropForLife logo to identify a link to a URL on https://www.cropforlife.com, please contact [email protected]. Use of our logo is provided on a case-by-case basis.
Images and logos must not be used in any manner which implies or suggests CropForLife’s sponsorship or endorsement of any company, product or service. Nothing in this section shall give the user permission to alter or modify any logo or image found on its Sites.
Intellectual Property Rights
“Crop For Life trademarks” means all names, marks, brands, logos, designs, trade dress, slogans and other designations Crop For Life use in connection with these Sites. You acknowledge CropForLife’s rights in CropForLife Trademarks and agree that any use of Crop For Life Trademarks by you shall inure to CropForLife’s sole benefit. You agree not to incorporate any Crop For Life Trademarks into Your trademarks, service marks, company names, Internet addresses, domain names, or any other similar designations, for use on or in connection with computer or Internet-related products, services or technologies.
Restrictions on Use
User may not reverse engineer, decompile, or disassemble this Site or other products or processes accessible through this site, except and only to the extent that such activity is expressly permitted by applicable law notwithstanding this limitation.
Limitations to Interference
User agrees not to use or allow the use of any device, software or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of Site, not to take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on the Site infrastructure, or otherwise attempt to harm the functioning or content of this site.
We attempt to respond to correspondence. However, due to the high volume of mail and e-mail we receive, it is possible for a message to be missed. A lack of response does not indicate permission, approval or tacit agreement.
The provisions herein survive the expiration or termination of this Agreement for any reason whatsoever
You expressly agree that exclusive jurisdiction for any dispute with CropForLife, or in any way relating to your use of CropForLife, resides in the courts of the State of Maryland and you further agree and expressly consent to the exercise of personal jurisdiction in the courts of the State of Maryland in connection with any such dispute including any claim involving CropForLife or its affiliates, subsidiaries, directors, officers, employees, contractors, telecommunication providers, and content providers.
These Terms and Conditions are governed by the internal substantive laws of the State of Maryland, without respect to its conflict of laws principles. If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms and Conditions, which shall remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any of these Terms and Conditions shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or condition or any other term or condition.
No subscription fees: Personal use of CropForLife and affiliated sites is free of charge at this time. Therefore our policy is to never request credit card, password or other personal or financial information of site users.
Most web sites collect some sort of information about their visitors in order to gather statistics about how many visitors they get each month, what are the most and least popular pages on the web site, where there may be problems in serving certain pages to visitors, etc. In an effort to answer questions such as these, CropForLife also collects certain basic information about its visitors.
Please note, however, that CropForLife has no interest in personally identifying its users. This would be practically quite difficult, and quite an unnecessary task to accomplish anyway. The only thing that CropForLife is interested in is the overall statistics of its readership. Cumulative figures that provide a picture of visitor traffic to our site are vital in our efforts to attract advertisers–upon whose support the site depends–and to monitor how well our web server is keeping up with our ever-increasing readership.
So what information does CropForLife collect about its visitors? Each time someone visits the site, our web server logs a number of details–if they are available–including the IP address of the visitor’s computer and/or Internet service provider, the domain name and country of origin of that computer, its operating system, and the type of web browser being used.
In addition to the statistics that our own web server collects, the third-party advertising agencies that we work with may also collect certain information through the use of banner ads.
We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our Web site. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements on this site and other sites about goods and services that may be of interest to you.
In the course of serving advertisements to this site, our third-party advertiser may place or recognize a unique “cookie” on your browser.
If you wish not to have CropForLife keep any records of your visit to our site, even though it is our policy not to personally identify individual users but only to gather overall cumulative information about our visitors, then we suggest that you use an anonymous web browsing service such as Anonymizer.com. Such services typically hide all information about particular users from web sites, which log visits from the anonymizing service instead of the users’ own computers.
Copyright and Take-Down Procedures
If you think that any Content accessible on CropForLife or affiliated sites infringes on your copyright, you may request removal of those materials by e-mailing, CropForLife’s editor, at [email protected]. Please include “copyright question” in the subject line and the URL of the material, your name, address, phone number and e-mail address in the body of the message.
If you violate any of these Terms and Conditions, your permission to use the Content automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any copies you have made of any portion of the Content.