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End User License Agreement Resident Rye Catcher Patchwork Technologies, Incorporated • The User is any individual using Resident Rye Catcher search features and the Database information. User includes any individuals that access the site whether or not they provide information necessary to access any features of the site. These policies shall be referred to implicitly throughout this agreement and specifically as the End User License Agreement (hereafter referred to as EULA) or Access Agreement. • User acknowledges that access to the Database is restricted to authorized users only. User agrees not to allow anyone else to use User’s ID or password, nor will User allow any unauthorized user to gain access to the Database by any other means. User will be liable for any unauthorized access to the Database and the host organization’s servers caused by a breach of security through the unauthorized use of User’s ID or password or if User otherwise allows an unauthorized user to gain access to the Database. User IP addresses will be logged and any activity deemed suspicious will result in immediate revocation of User access and the IP will be banned indefinitely. • User acknowledges that use of the Database and Resident Rye Catcher website is solely for the purpose of disseminating factual information widely available on US medical residency programs and allowing User to maintain information concerning their use of the Database is a service provided by us for User’s benefit. User agrees not to use the Database for any other purpose. User agrees not to themselves or to assist any third party to disassemble, decompile, or reverse engineer the Database. User agrees not to circumvent or attempt to circumvent the Database’s security mechanisms. • User acknowledges that information entered into Database by User may be deleted or unavailable due to technical errors, maintenance of site, or violation of this agreement. • User agrees not to use the Database for any purpose other than those set forth in this Access Agreement. For example, User agrees not to use the Database to spread computer viruses or “worms,” to break into private computer forums, or to commit other crimes. • User acknowledges that if User fails to comply with this Access Agreement, Resident Rye Catcher and/or Patchwork Technologies, Inc may immediately terminate User’s access to the Database. • Users who are resident physicians recognize and agree that use of this Database is provided for the express intent of matching into a residency program by US or International medical students. The Database is not designed or intended for reapplications to residency, a re-location to a different residency, or a change of residency specialty. • Virus protection and SSL encryption methods are used in maintaining this application. User data is encrypted to protect the confidentiality and privacy of the User to the extent the Resident Rye Catcher believes is necessary. Currently, we do not encrypt User created lists or emails; passwords are encrypted; it is Resident Rye Catcher policy that user information is not released to any source outside of law enforcement with no exceptions and we require a search warrant obtained by a recognized judicial body before we release information contained in the Database to US law enforcement; as a United States of America corporation we maintain the right not to recognize any non-United States law enforcement requests for information unless compelled to do so by legal processes of the United States. • No residency program will ever have access to User data on the Database that is input through the 2017-2018 residency application season of the NRMP. User data entered throughout this beta-test will be used only by Patchwork Technologies, Inc and Resident Rye Catcher for the purposes of testing this online application and for communicating with users about Resident Rye Catcher services. Currently, information provided by User will include the following: • Name • Email • IP address logged by server hosting Resident Rye Catcher for purposes of enforcing this EULA • There are no plans to provide any residency program either in existence now, formerly in existence, or any residency program that will exist in the future with any personally identifiable information provided by the User. User will maintain control over their personal data and data they enter on their profile. User may request information of this nature be deleted in whole or part at any time and User will allow 10 business days for this deletion to be carried out. User understands that the request to delete some parts of their account (such as their email) will result in an inability to use features provided by the application. • User agrees to indemnify, defend, and hold Patchwork Technologies, Inc and Resident Rye Catcher as well its employees, consultants, and associates harmless from and against any and all liability, claims, damages, losses, costs, and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) relating to any of User’s acts or omissions or to materials or information transmitted by User in connection with the Database. This includes but is not limited to claims by User of unsatisfactory or undesired outcomes in the NRMP match or any other match participated in by any program listed in the Database. It is the User’s sole responsibility to fact check information and recognize that a residency program’s coordinator/director are the only source of information concerning the facts and details about that residency program. Patchwork Technologies, Inc and Resident Rye Catcher make no claims to the authenticity of this data as it has been portrayed as factual by residency programs and public sources of information. Any errors are the sole responsibility of the residency program’s administrators or the publicly accessible information represented as fact (not opinion). • The parties agree that this Access Agreement will be governed in all respects by the laws of the State of Texas irrespective of its choice of law rules. In addition, User consents to be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts of Texas in the event of any dispute between the parties. • User acknowledges that Resident Rye Catcher is provided as a search engine application specifically focused on US medical residencies and does not endorse, condemn, or otherwise have opinions concerning any residency program in or omitted from its database or search results. Only program directors or administrators/coordinators whose emails are listed in confirmable program documentation are allowed to request changes to information contained in the database and must do so through that email to the corporate email listed at www.patchworktechnology.com. Our employees, shareholders, and consultants are not allowed to participate directly or indirectly in any selection process for any residency program listed in the Database as a condition of their association with Patchwork Technologies, Inc. • User acknowledges that Patchwork Technologies, Inc and Resident Rye Catcher reserve the right to modify or change the terms of this Access Agreement provided that User is notified prior to any such change taking place. User agrees that, if Patchwork Technologies, Inc or Resident Rye Catcher posts notice of a change to this Access Agreement at http://www.patchworktechnology.com, User will be deemed to have been notified of that change and User’s continued use of the Database will constitute User’s agreement to abide by that change.
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