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Terms of Use

Postby patoco » Tue Sep 11, 2007 1:57 am

Terms of Use

Your use of lymphedemapeople.com is conditioned upon your continued acceptance of and compliance with our Terms of Use and Rules of Conduct. Please take this time to familiarize yourself with these important policies and rules.

Medical Disclaimer
We are not medical professionals. We are people sharing lifetimes of experience with this condition. Information contained on this website is not meant to replace treatment and consultation from doctors and therapists. The medical community is very important to us in overcoming lymphedema. We strongly urge you to involve the medical community in your personal treatment program.

Medical Information
This site provides information resources and community. It does not provide medical advice. Unless otherwise indicated, all Lymphedemapeople.com articles, unless otherwise noted. are by professional writers, not medical experts. Information provided by other sources, or derived from other sources, is supported by citations and hyperlinks to the source.

This site may contain links to other websites that are outside of the www.lymphedemapeople.com domain; we are not responsible for the content of these sites. This includes suppliers of lymphedema products,garments, bandages and general products. Inclusion in tese lists does not constituit an endorsement and we receive no compensation for the inclusion.

Accuracy of Information
LymphedemaPeople.com strives to keep content up-to-date and to reflect the latest developments. The date when each article was revised is shown at the bottom of the page. If you see any content that you feel is out-dated or incorrect, please contact us.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES AND LIABILITY
Due to the number of sources from which the Content is obtained, and the inherent hazards of electronic distribution, there may be delays, errors, omissions, or inaccuracies in such Content and the website. THE CONTENT AND THE WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED “AS IS”, WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES. USE OF OR RELIANCE ON THE CONTENT AND GRAPHICS AT THIS WEBSITE IS AT THE USER'S OWN RISK.

LymphedemaPeople.com AND ITS AFFILIATES, PARTNERS, AGENTS AND LICENSORS CANNOT AND DO NOT WARRANT THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, TIMELINESS, NONINFRINGEMENT, TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OF THE CONTENT AVAILABLE THROUGH THE WEBSITE, OR OF THE WEBSITE ITSELF, AND LymphedemaPeople.com HEREBY DISCLAIMS ANY SUCH EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARANTIES. NEITHER LymphedemaPeople.com NOR ANY OF ITS AFFIALATES, PARNERS, AGENTS OR LICENSORS WILL BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANYONE ELSE FOR ANY LOSS OR INJURY FROM USE OF THE WEBSITE AND/OR ANY CONTENT AT THE WEBSITE. IN NO EVENT WILL LymphedemaPeople.com OR ITS AFFILIATES, PARTNERS, AGENTS OR LICENSORS BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANYONE ELSE FOR ANY DECISION MADE OR ACTION TAKEN BY YOU IN RELIANCE ON SUCH CONTENT OR THE WEBSITE. LymphedemaPeople.com AND ITS AFFILIATES, PARTNERS, AGENTS AND LICENSORS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANYONE ELSE FOR ANY DAMAGES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, OR SIMILAR DAMAGES), EVEN IF ADVISED OF SUCH DAMAGES. BECAUSE SOME STATES OR JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW FOR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN TYPES OF WARRANTIES, PARTS OR ALL OF THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

Rules of Conduct
You must abide by the following rules when accessing or using

LymphedemaPeople.com including the community forums:

You agree not to use this website for any unlawful purpose.

You agree not to defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights of others.

You agree not to impersonate any person or entity, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity.
You agree not to post messages that contain material that is inappropriate, unlawful, threatening, abusive, hateful, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, pornographic, or indecent.

You agree not to violate the property rights of others, and you agree not to post any content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights of any party.

You agree not to upload files, or cause users to upload files, that contain viruses, worms, “Trojan horses”, corrupted files, or any similar software or programs that may adversely affect the operation of another's computer.

You agree not to advertise or promote any goods or services in the Community Knowledge Exchange. “Junk mail”, “spamming”, “chain letters, “pyramid schemes” and similar activities are strictly prohibited.

You agree not to solicit anyone to buy or sell products or services, or to make donations of any kind, without our express written approval.

You agree not to violate any applicable local, state, national or international law in connection with the use of the Forums.

Indemnification
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless lymphedemapeople.com, its affiliates and partners, and the respective officers, directors, employees and agents of each from any claims, damages, losses, expenses or costs (including reasonable attorneys' fees) that arise out of your violation of these Terms of Use and Rules of Conduct, any of your postings and/or any material contained therein.

You further agree that lymphedemapeople.com 's failure to enforce strict performance of any provision of these Terms of Use and Rules of Conduct shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right. If any provision in these Terms of Use and Rules of Conduct is invalid or unenforceable under applicable law, the remaining provisions will continue in full force and effect, and the invalid or unenforceable provision shall be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision. All rights not expressly granted herein are hereby reserved.

Copyright Notice
This website and all contents are copyrighted © 2003-2007 by Pat O'Connor and LymphedemaPeople.com; excepting that which is copyrighted by the respective owner as noted. Any hot-linking (except links that deliver the participant to this site), or copying, of content from this site with out prior written permission from Pat O'Connor and LymphedemaPeople.com is strictly prohibited. Send requests to: lymphedemapeople@aol.com

Advertising Policy
At the present time, this site does not accept advertising. The mention of a specific product, manufacturer, or service provider, or the presence of a link to another website, does not constitute an endorsement by LymphedemaPeople.com.

Postings by lymphedema therapists
Posting by lymphedema therapists (and other professionals) are identified with their credentials only after these credentials have been documented. We can not list you on any of our therapists sections unless you are certified/trained specifically in treatment for lymphedema.

Public Threats
This website is not to be used to post any material that is knowingly false and/or defamatory, inaccurate, abusive, vulgar, hateful, harassing, threatening, invasive of a person's privacy, or otherwise in violation of any law.

Discontinuing Membership
LymphedemaPeople.com reserves the right to discontinue the membership of anyone who does not comply with these guidelines, or for any reason considered essential for good of the community and its safety.

Corporate Member Registration and Rules
Membership from corporate enterprises regarding garments, pumps, medical supplies etc. is welcome.

However, this is a patient based community and family for lymphedema people. It is not an advertising medium for your company.

We ask that you respect that principle and respect us by honoring it.

If you post an “advertisement” for your company, the post will be deleted. You are welcome to participate in our family discussions, but as an individual and not as a respentative trying to sell a product.

Posting of medical information
We reserve the right to delete or not permit the posting of information that we consider harmful or possibly dangerous. We support the concept of evidence based medicine and do not subscribe to untested, untried or what may be considered “folklore” medicine. Please refer to our medical disclaimer.

Spam Email addresses and Domains
We despise what we consider the criminal action of spamming websites via spam email addresses and/or domains. If you are from said entity, you will not be allowed to join and/or have an active membership. We reserve the right to legal actions against those individuals engaged in such abuse.

Registration Agreements Terms – For our Forums
While the administrators and moderators of this forum will attempt to remove or edit any generally objectionable material as quickly as possible, it is impossible to review every message. Therefore you acknowledge that all posts made to these forums express the views and opinions of the author and not the administrators, moderators or webmaster (except for posts by these people) and hence will not be held liable.

You agree not to post any abusive, obscene, vulgar, slanderous, hateful, threatening, sexually-oriented or any other material that may violate any applicable laws. Doing so may lead to you being immediately and permanently banned (and your service provider being informed). The IP address of all posts is recorded to aid in enforcing these conditions. You agree that the webmaster, administrator and moderators of this forum have the right to remove, edit, move or close any topic at any time should they see fit. As a user you agree to any information you have entered above being stored in a database. While this information will not be disclosed to any third party without your consent the webmaster, administrator and moderators cannot be held responsible for any hacking attempt that may lead to the data being compromised.

This forum system uses cookies to store information on your local computer. These cookies do not contain any of the information you have entered above; they serve only to improve your viewing pleasure. The e-mail address is used only for confirming your registration details and password (and for sending new passwords should you forget your current one).

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