|A Forum for Women's Health Terms and Conditions
Please read these terms and conditions of use carefully before using this site.
A Forum for Women's Health ("A Forum for Women's Health") provides complimentary Internet-based communications and information services to the consumer. By using this site, you signify your agreement to these Terms and Conditions of use. You must agree to these Terms and Conditions in order to use the A Forum for Women's Health website. Please read this document carefully. If you do not agree to all of the Terms and Conditions of this agreement, do not use this site!
A Forum for Women's Health may revise and update these Terms and Conditions at anytime. Please periodically review the Terms and Conditions posted at the A Forum for Women's Health website because your continued usage of the A Forum for Women's Health website ("A Forum for Women's Health Site," or the "Site,") will mean you accept those changes.
Section 1. General Disclaimer; No Medical Advice.
The content on the A Forum for Women's Health site is presented in summary form, is general in nature, and is provided for informational purposes only. The content is not intended in any way to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Neither the content nor any other service offered by or through A Forum for Women's Health or the A Forum for Women's Health site is intended to be relied on for medical diagnosis or treatment. Never disregard medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on the A Forum for Women's Health site!
A Forum for Women's Health does not recommend or endorse any specific test, products, or procedures that may be mentioned on the Site. Any opinions expressed on the Site are the opinions of the authors. A Forum for Women's Health does not assume any liability for the contents of any material provided on the Site. Reliance on any information provided by A Forum for Women's Health, its Health Experts, or other visitors to the Site is solely at your own risk. A Forum for Women's Health assumes no liability or responsibility for damage or injury to persons or property arising from any use of any product, information, idea, or instruction contained in the materials provided to you. A Forum for Women's Health reserves the right to change or discontinue at any time any aspect or feature of this Site.
You understand further that the Internet contains unedited materials, some of which are sexually explicit and may be offensive to you. You access this material at your own risk. A Forum for Women's Health, its licensors and its suppliers have no control over and accept no responsibility whatsoever for such materials.
Questions asked in the Ask Karen Sarpolis, M.D. section cannot be answered individually, and may not be acknowledged due to the great volume of questions asked. Any advice given in personal correspondance shall be included in this disclaimer in terms of content and use liability.
Section 2. Use of Content; Copyright.
Upon acceptance of these Terms and Conditions, A Forum for Women's Health authorizes you to view or download a single copy of the material on this website solely for your personal, noncommercial use. Special rules may apply to the use of certain software and other items provided on the A Forum for Women's Health Site. Any such special rules are listed as "Legal Notices" on the A Forum for Women's Health Site and are incorporated into these Terms and Conditions by reference.
The contents of the A Forum for Women's Health Site, such as text, graphics, images and other material including software licensed by A Forum for Women's Health to permit Users to access the A Forum for Women's Health Site ("Content"), are protected by copyright under both United States and foreign laws, and title to the Content shall not pass to you or any other User. Unauthorized use of the Content may violate copyright, trademark, and other laws. None of the Content may be reverse-engineered, disassembled, decompiled, reproduced, transcribed, stored in a retrieval system, translated into any language or computer language, re-transmitted in any form or by any means (electronic, mechanical, photoreproduction, recordation or otherwise), resold or redistributed without the prior written consent of A Forum for Women's Health, except that you may reproduce limited excerpts of the data for personal use only, provided that each such copy contains a copyright notice as follows:
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Section 3. A Forum for Women's Health's Position on Your Privacy.
a. General. A Forum for Women's Health recognizes the premium you place on privacy protection on the Internet. Our employees share the same concerns! Working together, we strive to protect your privacy.
A Forum for Women's Health does not collect personally identifiable information about users of A Forum for Women's Health ("Users") except when such individuals specifically provide such information on a voluntary basis. A User's access to and use of the A Forum for Women's Health Site or services constitutes information voluntarily given by the User.
b. Use of Personal Information. Personally identifiable information of individual Users will not be sold or otherwise transferred to unaffiliated third parties without the User's prior consent. A Forum for Women's Health stores the Internet Protocol (IP) address of your computer when you visit our site. This information is only used to create broad demographic summaries of where our Users come from: for example, we know what percentage of Users come from Europe or Africa, but our use of the IP addresses does not include identifying who those users actually are. However, A Forum for Women's Health may use voluntarily submitted information in the following ways:
To provide our editors with information that is useful in developing new features and services for A Forum for Women's Health Users; To provide advertisers with aggregate - never individual - information about our User usage patterns; and To allow us to potentially vary advertising based on User preference.
A Forum for Women's Health reserves the right to perform statistical analyses and profiling of User behavior and characteristics in order to measure interest in and use of the various areas of the site and to inform advertisers of such information. A Forum for Women's Health will provide only aggregate data from these analyses to third parties; no personally identifiable information will be disclosed.
c. Voluntary Disclosure of Personally Identifiable Information on Bulletin Boards, Chat Rooms, and other Interactive Areas (collectively referred to as "Interactive Areas"). Subscribers and Users should be aware that when they voluntarily disclose personally identifiable information (for example, user name, e-mail address) on the bulletin boards or chat areas of A Forum for Women's Health, that information, along with any substantive information disclosed in the User's communication, can be collected and correlated and used by third parties and may result in unsolicited messages from third parties. Such activities are beyond the control of A Forum for Women's Health. A Forum for Women's Health makes no warranties about the discoverability of members' identity by methods beyond our control.
Copyright © 1999 GenneX Healthcare Technologies,Inc.