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Terms & Conditions

Last Modified: October 13, 2023

Welcome to Connected Research & Consulting's website and platform. By accessing or using our platform, you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions. If you represent a clinical trial participant or sponsor, you confirm your authority to bind that entity. Please review these Terms and Conditions carefully before using our platform. Your continued use of the platform signifies your acceptance of these terms. If you do not agree to these terms, please refrain from accessing or using our platform.

Acceptance of Terms

By accessing or using Connected Research & Consulting's platform, you agree to comply with these Terms and Conditions, as well as our Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with any part of these terms, please do not use our platform.

Additionally, your use of Connected Research & Consulting's platform is contingent upon your agreement to adhere to all applicable laws and regulations. Furthermore, by accessing or using our platform, you confirm that you are of legal age to form a binding contract, or if not, that you have obtained parental or guardian consent to use the platform. Unauthorized use of this platform may result in legal action.

SMS Program

Connected Research & Consulting offers a text message service to keep subscribers informed about clinical trials, updates, and relevant information. By subscribing to our SMS program, you will receive personalized notifications regarding the progress of clinical trials and relevant updates within your selected areas of interest.

Clinical Trial Updates

Our SMS service includes regular updates on the progress of clinical trials you are involved in or interested in. You will receive notifications about important milestones, upcoming trials, earned revenue, and much more. These updates are designed to keep you informed and involved in the clinical trial process.

Field-Specific Updates

Subscribers will also receive updates tailored to their selected fields of interest. Whether you are involved in oncology, cardiology, or any other medical research area, our SMS program will deliver relevant news, insights, and resources specific to your needs.

Opting Out of SMS Messages

To stop receiving text messages from Connected Research & Consulting, simply reply with "STOP." This action will promptly unsubscribe you from our text messaging program, and you will not receive any further messages. Please note that carriers are not responsible for delayed or undelivered messages, and standard message and data rates may apply. Rest assured, your phone number will never be shared or sold to third parties.

Charges and Wireless Service

Please be aware that message and data rates may apply. Refer to your wireless carrier's service agreement for details on pricing plans related to text messaging. Supported carriers include AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, Boost, Virgin Mobile, U.S. Cellular, Cricket, Alltel, Cincinnati Bell, Cellcom, C-Spire, nTelos, MetroPCS, and various smaller regional carriers. However, please note that our platform may not be accessible on all wireless networks. Connected Research & Consulting reserves the right to include or exclude any wireless carrier from our platform without prior notice. Neither Connected Research & Consulting nor mobile carriers can be held accountable for delays, delivery issues, or message errors.

To Opt-Out

To opt out of Connected Research & Consulting's text messaging service, reply with "STOP" to any received message. This is the exclusive method for unsubscribing. If our platform operates through a different number, send "STOP" to that number to opt out. After opting out, you may receive a confirmation text or a request to specify the program you wish to unsubscribe from (if subscribed to multiple programs). Please respond accordingly to complete the opt-out process. Note that failure to include the "STOP" keyword may result in the platform not recognizing or responding to your request. By opting out, you acknowledge that Connected Research & Consulting and its service providers are not responsible for failing to honor such requests. Even after opting out, you may continue to receive messages from Connected Research & Consulting through other programs until separately unsubscribed. Please be aware that withdrawing consent or opting out does not affect the applicability of our terms of use.

Electronic Communications

By using the platform, users consent to receive electronic communications from Connected Research & Consulting, including but not limited to email notifications, and SMS messages as described above.

Changes to Terms

Connected Research & Consulting reserves the right to modify or update these Terms and Conditions at any time without prior notice. Your continued use of the platform after any changes constitutes acceptance of the revised Terms and Conditions. Please review this page periodically for updates.

Use of Content

The content provided on our platform is for informational purposes only and does not constitute medical advice. Your use of this content is at your own risk, and Connected Research & Consulting is not liable for any decisions made based on the information provided.

Copyright and Intellectual Property

All content on Connected Research & Consulting's platform, including text, graphics, logos, images, and any other materials, is the property of Connected Research & Consulting or its licensors and is protected by copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property laws. 

You may not reproduce, distribute, modify, transmit, display, perform, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any content obtained from Connected Research & Consulting's platform without the prior written consent of Connected Research & Consulting. Unauthorized use of any content from our platform may violate copyright, trademark, and other laws and could result in legal consequences.

If you believe that any content on our platform infringes upon your intellectual property rights, please contact us immediately so that we can address the issue promptly.

Links to Third-Party Websites

Our platform may contain links to third-party websites or resources. These links are provided for your convenience and do not imply endorsement by Connected Research & Consulting. We are not responsible for the content or practices of third-party sites and recommend reviewing their terms and privacy policies.

Limitation of Liability

Connected Research & Consulting is not liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, or consequential damages resulting from your use of our platform or reliance on any information provided. This limitation of liability applies to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Governing Law

These Terms and Conditions are governed by and construed in accordance with the law without regard to its conflict of law provisions.

User Responsibilities

Users are responsible for their conduct on Connected Research & Consulting's platform and must comply with all applicable laws and regulations. Users must refrain from abusive, harmful, or unlawful behavior, including:

  • Respecting all laws and regulations governing their use of the platform.

  • Interacting respectfully and professionally with our staff.

  • Avoiding misuse of the platform for unauthorized or disruptive purposes.

  • Providing accurate and truthful information.

  • Not engaging in activities that compromise platform security or integrity.

Connected Research & Consulting reserves the right to take appropriate action, including account suspension or content removal, in response to any violation of these guidelines or applicable laws. Users agree to indemnify Connected Research & Consulting against any claims or liabilities arising from their conduct on the platform.

User Accounts

Users are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of their account credentials and for any activities that occur under their account.

Termination

Connected Research & Consulting may terminate a user's access to the platform for violation of the Terms and Conditions or applicable laws.

Client-Researcher Relationship

Using the platform does not establish a client-researcher relationship unless explicitly agreed upon through a separate engagement process.

Third-Party Services

The platform may integrate third-party services subject to additional terms and conditions specific to those services. Users should review and agree to any applicable third-party terms before using or accessing those integrated services. Please be aware that third-party services may have their own privacy policies that differ from those of Connected Research & Consulting. It is recommended to familiarize yourself with these additional terms and privacy policies when utilizing third-party services through our platform.

Children's Online Privacy Protection

The platform is intended for use by individuals who are at least 18 years old or the applicable age of majority.

Severability

If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is found to be invalid, the remaining provisions will remain in effect.

Complete Agreement

These Terms and Conditions constitute the entire agreement between the user and Connected Research & Consulting regarding the use of the platform.

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