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Your use of LymphedemaPeople.com is conditioned upon your continued acceptance of, and compliance with, our Terms of Use and Rules of Conduct. Additionally, you are responsible for reading and understanding our policies and disclaimers. Please take this time to familiarize yourself with this information.

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. This site does not provide medical diagnosis or treatment. Unless otherwise indicated, all LymphedemaPeople.com articles, are by professional or consultant writers, not medical experts. Information provided by other sources, or derived from other sources, is supported by citation and/or web link to the source.

This site may contain links to other websites that are outside of the LymphedemaPeople.com domain; we are not responsible for the content of these sites. Web links to suppliers of any lymphedema products and/or services are provided for reference and informational purposes only. You should in no way infer any endorsement or other connection between this site and the owners of said links.

(Please see our advertising/endorsement policy below)

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, PARTNERS, 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 can find a complete listing here.

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 failure by LymphedemaPeople.com 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.

This website and all contents are copyrighted © 2003-2013 by Pat O'Connor and LymphedemaPeople.com; excepting that which is copyrighted by the respective owner(s) 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

All articles, posts, responses, created by Pat O'Connor are the personal, creative and intellectual property of Pat O'Connor pursuant to the Internet Copyright law and use of said information by this website is by permission. Permission may be withdrawn at the discretion of owner. All photographs, except as otherwise noted are the personal property of Pat O'Connor, use of by this website is by permission and permission may be withdrawn at the discretion of said owner.

Advertising/Endorsement Policy

All advertising on this site is provided by Google to defray the cost of operating this site. As all advertisements shown on this site are provided by a third party, you should in no way infer any endorsement, acknowledgement, or other connection between this site and said advertisements. Advertisements on this site are labeled as such; additionally, color schemes were selected to make the adverstisements easily indentifiable. Should you have questions regarding the advertising on this site, please contact: omno at omno dot org.

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.

(Please see our advertising/endorsement policy above)

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 above.

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.

Forum Registration Agreement

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).

By registering with this site, you agree to be bound by these conditions, and certify that you are over, or exactly, thirteen years of age.

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terms_of_use.txt · Last modified: 2013/07/28 01:23 by Brad Clevenger