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The information provided on The Site is intended to educate the reader about certain medical conditions and possible treatments. It is not a substitute for examination, diagnosis and medical care provided by a licensed and qualified health professional. If you believe you, or your child or someone you know suffers from the conditions described herein, see your healthcare provider. Do not attempt to treat yourself, your child or anyone else without proper medical supervision.
The Site may contain links to sites not operated or maintained by The Hope Institute. These links are provided solely as a convenience to you and not as an endorsement by The Hope Institute of the content of such third party sites. The Hope Institute is not responsible for the content of the sites of others and makes no representation regarding the content or accuracy of materials on such sites. If you decide to access linked third-party sites, you do so at your own risk, and waive any and all claims against The Hope Institute regarding the inclusion of links to outside sites or your use of those sites. The third party sites may contain user agreements or terms and conditions and privacy policies to which you are subject while using those sites. We encourage you to become familiar with these policies when you access such third-party sites. The Hope Institute reserves the right to terminate any link or linking program at any time.
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YOUR USE OF THE SITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. While The Hope Institute uses reasonable efforts to ensure the accuracy, correctness and reliability of the Site’s content, Derek Lee, The Hope Institute, and its officers, employees, affiliates, successors and assigns (“The Hope Institute”) make no representations or warranties as to the accuracy, reliability, completeness, or timeliness of any information or material on the Site. Further, The Hope Institute Parties make no representation of any kind that all content, materials and services on the Site are appropriate or available for use in all geographic locations, especially some locations outside the United States, and accessing such from certain locations may be illegal and prohibited. Those accessing the Site from such locations act on their own initiative and we are not responsible for their compliance with applicable laws.
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The materials on the The Hope Institute website are provided to you free of charge, “AS IS,” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NONINFRINGEMENT.
In no event shall The Hope Institute be liable for any damages whatsoever, including special, indirect, consequential or incidental damages or damages for loss of profits, revenue, use or data whether brought in contract or tort, arising out of or connected with any The Hope Institute website or the use, reliance upon or performance of any material contained in or accessed from any The Hope Institute website.
The Hope Institute does not accept or consider unsolicited ideas, including ideas for new therapies, training methods, products, services, technologies, processes, marketing plans or new product names. Please do not send any original artwork, samples, demos or other works. If you do send such materials, The Hope Institute makes no assurances that your ideas and materials will be treated as confidential or proprietary. Any feedback you provide on this Site will be deemed non-confidential. The Hope Institute is free to use such information on an unrestricted basis.
All product and service marks contained herein that are not The Hope Institute marks are the trademarks of their respective owners. References that we may make to any names, marks, products or services of third parties or hypertext links to third-party sites or information do not necessarily constitute or imply The Hope Institute endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation of the third party, information, product or service.
This Agreement and its performance shall be governed by the laws of the State of Ohio, United States of America without reference to its laws relating to conflicts of laws. You consent and submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts located in Wood County, the State of Ohio, United States of America, in all questions and controversies arising out of your use of the site and this Agreement.
You may not assign, convey, subcontract or delegate your rights, duties or obligations hereunder.
The Hope Institute may at any time modify these terms and conditions and your continued use of this site will be conditioned upon the terms and conditions in force at the time of your use.
Additional terms and conditions may apply to purchases of goods and services and other uses of portions of this site, and you agree to abide by such other terms and conditions.
These terms and conditions shall be deemed severable. In the event that any provision is determined to be unenforceable or invalid, such provision shall nonetheless be enforced to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, and such determination shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any other remaining provisions.
The heading used in these Terms and Conditions are included by convenience only and will not limit or otherwise affect these Terms and Conditions.
The Hope Institute cares about your privacy. Only authorized employees within The Hope Institute have access to information collected from Users. Users’ information is confidential and will not be divulged to any third parties.
WE WILL NOT SELL, SHARE, OR RENT YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION TO ANY THIRD PARTY OR USE YOUR E-MAIL ADDRESS FOR UNSOLICITED MAIL. ANY EMAILS SENT BY The Hope Institute WILL ONLY BE IN CONNECTION WITH THE PROVISION OF AGREED SERVICES OR PRODUCTS.
You may decide to send The Hope Institute personally identifying information, for example, in an electronic mail message or by voluntarily disclosing that information by completing an online survey. We may use personally identifying information from you to respond to your inquiries or for other internal business purposes. You should be aware, however, that others may access such information and use it, though any such use would be without the consent of The Hope Institute.
We will not obtain personally identifying information about you when you visit our site unless you choose to provide such information.
- You are at least 13 years old.
- If you are a healthcare provider or a "covered entity" under federal HIPAA regulations, you are prohibited from posting any content that is Personal Health Information, including patient images. All users are prohibited from posting personal health information related to individuals other than themselves or their dependents.
- Users are prohibited from using the sites to provide medical advice or medical commentary (unless expressly authorized through your affiliation as a The Hope Institute physician, nurse or allied health professional.)
- As a visitor or user, you agree that you will not violate any laws and regulations, including copyright, intellectual property rights laws and others regarding any content that you send or receive. You also agree you will not transmit any material in any manner that is unlawful, disruptive, threatening, profane, abusive, harassing, embarrassing, tortuous, defamatory, obscene, libelous, or is an invasion of another's privacy, is hateful or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable as solely determined by The Hope Institute staff; impersonate any person or entity or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity; transmit any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials or any other form of solicitation; transmit any material that contains software "viruses."
- The Hope Institute reserves the right to monitor and/or terminate your access to the social media site at any time, without notice and for any reason in its sole discretion. The Hope Institute may remove any materials in its sole discretion. You understand and agree that The Hope Institute may disclose your communications and activities with
The Hope Institute in response to lawful requests by governmental (including judicial) authorities.
- By posting any content on any The Hope Institute social media site, you grant to The Hope Institute the irrevocable right to reproduce, distribute and publish such content, in whole or part, for any purpose The Hope Institute deems appropriate.
- You shall defend, indemnify, and hold harmless The Hope Institute and its corporate affiliates and their respective representatives from and against any liabilities whatsoever resulting from the use of this site.
- You acknowledge that you assume all responsibility related to the security, privacy and risks inherent in sending any content over the Internet. The Hope Institute does not control the third-party sites and does not endorse products or services advertised on the social media sites.
These terms and conditions contain the entire agreement between us relating to the subject matter hereof, and supersedes any prior understandings or agreements (whether oral or written) regarding the subject matter, and may not be amended or modified except in writing.
If you believe that your work has been copied and is accessible on this Site in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, you may notify The Hope Institute. Questions, comments? Contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org