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EGD Terms of Use

Please see the Disclaimer, which is part of the Terms of Use of the EGD Resource.

Use of Content

Logical Images, Inc. d/b/a VisualDx ("Company") hereby grants you, subject to the terms and conditions of these Terms of Use, the right to view and use the Emerging Global Disease Resource (the “EGD Resource”). The EGD Resource is restricted to hospital, governmental, teaching institution and noncommercial use only (the "Permitted Uses") provided the EGD Resource is not modified in any way and all copyright and other proprietary notices are kept intact. You agree to use the EGD Resource lawfully and only for the Permitted Uses. No other use of the EGD Resource site is permitted. Permission to reprint or electronically reproduce any document or graphic in whole or in part for any other purpose is expressly prohibited unless prior written consent is obtained from the Company. Furthermore, you may not sell, resell, modify, reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble, frame or create derivative works of, or otherwise exploit for any commercial purpose the EGD Resource or any portion thereof.

Copyright and Trademarks

VisualDx, The VisualDx Web site, and the EGD Resource are protected by copyright under both United States and foreign laws. Title to the EGD Resource and its content remains with the Company or its licensors. Any use of the EGD Resource not expressly permitted by these Terms of Use is a breach of these Terms of Use and may violate copyright, trademark, and other laws. All rights not expressly granted herein are reserved to the Company and its licensors. If you violate any of these Terms of Use, your permission to use the EGD Resource automatically terminates, and you must immediately destroy any copies you have made of any portion of the EGD Resource. “VisualDx” is a registered trademark of the Company.

General Conditions

1. Your use of the EGD Resource is at your sole risk. The EGD Resource is provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis.

2. Technical support is not guaranteed. We will attempt to respond to e-mails, but we cannot guarantee the time period or a response at all.

3. You must not modify, adapt, or hack the EGD Resource or modify another Web site so as to falsely imply that it is associated with VisualDx or the EGD Resource, the Company, or any other Company service.

4. You agree to not reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell, or exploit any portion of the EGD Resource, use of the EGD Resource, or access to the EGD Resource without the express written permission of the Company.

5. The Company does not warrant that (i) the EGD Resource will meet your specific requirements, (ii) the EGD Resource will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free, (iii) the results that may be obtained from the use of the EGD Resource will be accurate or reliable, (iv) the quality of any products, services, information, or other material purchased or obtained by you through the EGD Resource will meet your expectations, and (v) any errors in the EGD Resource will be corrected.

6. The failure of the Company to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms of Use shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. The Terms of Use constitute the entire agreement between you and the Company and govern your use of the EGD Resource, superseding any prior agreements between you and the Company (including, but not limited to, any prior versions of the Terms of Use).

7. Questions about the Terms of Use should be sent to the Company here.

External Links

Certain links on this Web site may take you outside the EGD Resource.

The Company does not monitor or endorse any of the information found at these external sites but identifies them only as sources of additional information. Your use of third-party Web sites is at your own risk and subject to the terms of use of such Web sites.

Links to the EGD Resource

We welcome Web sites that wish to link to information and materials provided on As part of the Terms of Use, we ask that you contact us regarding our linking guidelines when creating a link to the EGD Resource or to specific content found on

Widget and Other Services Use

EGD Resource Terms

1. The Company allows you to place the EGD Resource within products you license and Web pages you own.

2. You may not alter the EGD Resource in any way - including but not limited to the content included within the EGD Resource, the functionality of the EGD Resource, the service used to display the EGD Resource.

3. You may only place the EGD Resource within products you license or onto Web sites that you own.

4. You may not give the EGD Resource to other people to place on their sites.

5. If the Company determines that the EGD Resource is being used on any Web site not owned by you, the Company reserves the right to disable both the EGD Resource and your account EVEN IF YOU DID NOT CAUSE OR AUTHORIZE THE OTHER USAGE (eg, the owner of the other site has taken the widget code without your consent).

6. The Company cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage from use of the EGD Resource, whether it be on a Web site you own or someone else's site.

7. The Company, in its sole discretion, has the right to refuse any and all current or future use of any Company service, for any reason at any time.

Modifications to the EGD Resource

1. The Company reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the EGD Resource (or any part thereof) for any reason, with or without notice.

2. The Company shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, price change, suspension or discontinuance of the EGD Resource.

Limitation of Liability/Indemnification

In no event shall the Company, its licensors, its suppliers, or any third parties mentioned on the EGD Resource be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, incidental and consequential 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 EGD Resource, whether based on warranty, contract, tort, or any other legal theory, and whether or not the Company, its licensors, its suppliers, or any third parties mentioned on the EGD Resource are advised of the possibility of such damages. The Company, its licensors, its suppliers, or any third parties mentioned on the EGD Resource are not liable for any personal injury, including death, caused by your use or misuse of the EGD Resource. Any claims arising in connection with your use of the EGD Resource must be brought within one (1) year of the date of the event giving rise to such action occurred. Remedies under these Terms of Use are exclusive and are limited to those expressly provided for in these Terms of Use.

By using the EGD Resource or any VisualDx services, you agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the Company and its directors, officers, employees, agents, parent, subsidiaries, successors, and assigns from and against any and all liabilities, claims, suits, actions, demands, settlements, losses, judgments, costs, damages and expenses (including reasonable attorneys' fees) arising out of or resulting from, in whole or part your use of the Web site or violation of these Terms of Use.


These Terms of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York, without regarding provisions relating to conflicts of law. You agree that any legal action or proceeding between the Company and you for any purpose concerning these Terms of Use or the parties' obligations hereunder shall be brought exclusively in a court of competent jurisdiction sitting in Monroe County, New York, United States, and by accessing the EGD Resource, you consent to the personal jurisdiction of any state or federal court located in the State of New York.