This is an Association communication and educational service site and not a medical service site. If you use this site you agree not transmit any private health information. This site is intended to be used exclusively by Association members and their invited guests and if you are not a member of said group you agree not to use this site.
This website may contain hyperlinks to third party websites which are the sole responsibility of such independent third parties, and your use thereof is solely at your own risk. The Association has no control over the content or policies of such third party websites, and we are not responsible for (and under no circumstances shall be liable for) the contents, accuracy or reliability of any websites hyperlinked to this website. Those who choose to access information from this website (including any information obtained through any hyperlink) are solely responsible for the compliance of such information with any applicable law.
The Association reserves the right to in its sole discretion, to edit content provided by third parties on this website. When participating in interactive portions of this website, you represent that you have proper right and authorization to use any information or content you upload or post and agree to abide by the following code of acceptable conduct. As a user you understand that the content posted by site users does not necessarily express the opinion of the Association.
This website is intended to disseminate information to Association members and their invited guests. They are not intended to diagnose a medical condition. The treatment of medical conditions varies according to each individual’s unique needs and doctor assessments. As with any surgery or medical procedure, the best source for information and advice is a doctor with personal contact with a patient.
This site is compliant with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, so as to limit its liability for copyright infringement. If a copyright owner of an exclusive right, or authorized agent of a copyright owner, finds infringing material, said owner or agent must send a notification of claimed infringement to the service provider’s designated agent. The designated agent for the purposes of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act may be found at www.copyright.gov.
See § 512(c)(3) of the Act for the required elements of notification. Upon receipt of a compliant notification of claimed infringement, the Association will respond expeditiously to remove, or disable access to, the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of the infringing activity.
The Association makes no representations or warranties that this website is free of defects, viruses or other harmful components. You agree not to rely on the content of this site and will indemnify us and agree that we shall not be responsible for any damages or loss that may result from the hacking or infiltration of this website or the Association’s computer systems. You have the sole responsibility for adequate protection and backup of data and/or equipment used in connection with this website and you agree to hold the Association harmless from, and you covenant not to sue us for, any claims based on use of this website, including claims for lost data, work delays or lost profits resulting from use of materials or content from this website.
Association is not responsible for web/internet outages, client computer or internet connection failures, or any digital transmission problems.
This website may transmit technical inaccuracies, outdated information and typographical errors. To the extent permitted by applicable law, this website is provided “as is.” The Association does not make any warranty of any kind, whether express or implied, including but not limited to any warranty of fitness for a particular purpose or merchantability.
The Association shall not be liable for your use of information contained on this site under any circumstances, including negligence. Nor shall the Association be liable for any special, incidental or consequential damages or lost profits that result from the distribution or use of, reliance on or the inability to use, the content or materials on this website, even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages. In no event shall the Association’s total liability to you for all damages, losses and causes of action arising from or related to this website (whether in contract, tort or otherwise) exceed the amount paid by you, if any, for using this website.
The Association reserves the right to disclose without notice to you any information in its possession if required to do so by law or upon a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with the law, to protect or defend our rights or property, or to respond to an emergency situation.