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By accessing, using downloading, and/or browsing information on this website and blog, and by subscribing to newsletters and downloading other products offered by WCH on this website, blog, and podcast, you acknowledge your understanding and agreement to all the following:
You agree that this agreement takes effect on your first use of the WCH website, blog, and podcast and that it applies to all persons accessing the WCH website, blog, and podcast from your computer. You agree and are obligated to regularly review this Agreement for changes and agree to those changes by continuing to use the Website.
The WCH website, blog, and podcast content only provides general information that may or may not apply to your personal health condition or circumstances. The opinions expressed on this website, blog, and podcast by Nicole Loew PhD, RN and Stephanie Edmonds PhD, MPH, RN, or any other WCH team members or volunteers on behalf of WCH are strictly their own personal opinions and not the opinions or policies of any third party, including any health care provider, employer, educational or medical institution, professional association or charitable organization. Nothing on the WCH website, blog, or podcast constitutes or shall be construed as constituting medical advice of any kind whatsoever, whether from a licensed medical professional or otherwise; nor is it a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis and treatment.
There is no substitute for the relationship between a medical professional and his or her patient. See your treating qualified health care provider regarding any questions you have about your personal health and any medical condition you may have. No information found on this website or blog should be relied or acted upon by you without first consulting your own treating healthcare provider. NEVER disregard professional medical advice or delay seeking it because of something you have read or heard on WCH. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately. Reliance upon any information provided on the WCH website, blog, or podcast is solely at your own risk.
The information on the WCH website, blog, or podcast is provided on an “AS IS” basis. To the fullest extent provided by law, WCH disclaims all warranties, whether express, implied, statutory or otherwise, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, non-infringement of third parties’ rights, and fitness for a particular purpose with respect to all WCH content. WCH strives to be a valuable resource of timely information for our users. Without limiting the foregoing, WCH makes no representations or warranties that the content, software, text, graphics, links or communications provided on or through the use of this website and blog is: (i) accurate, reliable, complete, or current/up-to-date; or (ii) satisfies any government regulations requiring disclosure of information on healthcare or prescription drug products. Further, the content of this website and blog is transmitted over a medium that at times may be beyond the control of WCH. Accordingly, WCH assumes no liability for or related to the delay, failure, interruption, or corruption of any data or other information transmitted in connection with the website, blog, or podcast.
The WCH website, blog, and podcast contains information, software, text, photographs, graphics and other material that are protected by copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights of Woman Centered Health, LLC. All content on the WCH website, blog, and podcast is copyrighted as a collective work pursuant to applicable copyright law. You are granted a limited nonexclusive license to use the information for your personal and noncommercial use. Otherwise, you may not copy, store in an electronic form, modify, print, transmit, sell or transfer, create derivative works from, distribute, perform, frame in another web page, display, or in any way exploit any of the content, in whole or in part. Permission to reprint or electronically reproduce any materials is expressly prohibited without prior written consent from Woman Centered Health, LLC.
As you use the WCH website, blog, and podcast, you will encounter windows and hyperlinks that take you to web pages or websites of other companies with which we contract, either to make their products and services available to you or to enable you to communicate directly with those companies. WCH does not recommend or endorse any specific tests, physicians, medical facilities, products, procedures, opinions, or other information that may be mentioned on the WCH website, blog, or podcast as safe, appropriate, or effective for you. Your use of such web pages or websites, while subject to the terms of this Agreement, is also subject to and governed by the terms and guidelines, if any, contained within such web page or website. You must also acknowledge and agree that WCH has no control over such sites and is not responsible for the availability of such external sites. You also acknowledge and agree that we do not endorse and are not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products or other materials on or available from such sites. You should contact the site administrator or Webmaster for other websites if you have any concerns regarding such links or the content located on such other websites.
Reliance upon any information provided on the WCH website, blog, or podcast is solely at your own risk. WCH reserves the right to make alterations or deletions to the content or format of the website, blog, or podcast at any time without notice. WCH also reserves the right to modify or supplement any or all of the terms of this Agreement from time to time without notice to you. Additionally, WCH has the right, but not the obligation, to review, modify, block or delete any postings or messages we consider to be potentially defamatory, obscene, harassing, abusive, threatening or otherwise intended to or having the effect of interfering with or disrupting the exchange of information or operation of the WCH website, blog, or podcast. You agree not to use the WCH website, blog, or podcast, or information from other users to send unsolicited commercial messages, or to initiate unsolicited commercial transactions, either individually or in a mass mailing or message distribution. If you post information, or other materials on the WCH website, blog, or podcast, you agree and represent and warrant that you have all rights under applicable law, including without limitation, copyright, trademark, trade secret, or other intellectual property laws, that permit you to provide this information on the WCH website, blog, and podcast and that we and all users have the right to download and use that information, software or other materials.
In no event shall Woman Centered Health, LLC, its members, officers, representatives, agents, authors, employees, volunteers or any third parties who contribute to the website or blog content or who are mentioned on the website or blog, be liable for any damages of any kind or nature, including, without limitation, compensatory, incidental and/or consequential damages, arising from or at all related to the use of, reliance upon, or inability to use any WCH website, blog, or podcast content, regardless of whether such damages are based on warranty, contract, tort, or any other legal theory. Your sole and exclusive remedy for dissatisfaction with this website and blog is to stop using it.
To comply with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (“HIPAA”), you agree that you will not submit any information or materials containing Protected Health Information (“PHI”). PHI is information or materials relating to an individual’s medical condition or care and from which an individual can be identified. You further agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Woman Centered Health, LLC and its affiliates and their respective officers, directors, agents and employees from, for and against any claim, demand or cause of action, including payments of reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs arising out of or related to any violation of HIPAA or failure to comply with the terms of this section. If Woman Centered Health, LLC determines that you have distributed PHI on the Website without de-identifying it as required by HIPAA, it will so notify you and may suspend or terminate your right to access the Website.
Your privacy concerns are important to WCH. This Policy is designed to provide you with the information you need to control your personal information.
To use certain portions of the WCH website, you will need to register in order to gain access. Your user name is not considered Personally Identifying Information and you will have the ability to show only your username or publicly displayed name on the Message Board forums and remain anonymous if you choose so. You are responsible for ensuring that your user name and password are not used without your authorization.
We reserve the right to use, without Personally Identifying Information, any questions, comments, photos, or other information submitted by users, in electronic or print materials, or magazine articles, commentaries, research or similar ways. Users may be identified by user name or publicly displayed name.
We will use Personally Identifying Information provided by you for the purpose for which it is given to us. For example, to respond to a request for further information
While Woman Centered Health, LLC makes every attempt to prevent unauthorized persons from accessing our files or tampering with our website, we cannot guarantee that these efforts will always be successful or that your information will not be lost, misused or altered. We are not responsible for any breach of security or any action by a third party that receives the information.