TO ALL USERS:
This Website is owned and operated by the Tennessee Medical Foundation. The information contained on this Website, including documents, audio and video files, and all data (the “Site”) is provided for educational and informational purposes only. By using this Site, you agree to the terms and conditions set forth on this Legal Page, and elsewhere in this Site. You may only use this Site for legal purposes. Your rights to use this Site may be further limited by federal law or the laws or regulations in your particular state or locality.
You may not use this Site or its services to publish, post, distribute or disseminate any defamatory, obscene, or other unlawful material or information, including another’s proprietary information, such as trademarks or copyrighted information, without express authorization from the owner of such information. You may not introduce any material into this Site which contains any viruses, trojan horses, worms, time bombs, or other computer programming routines that may damage, interfere with, or appropriate the Site or any information residing on the Site. The Tennessee Medical Foundation has the right to delete any information you post on this Site which it determines is inaccurate, violative of law or otherwise violates the policies of the Tennessee Medical Foundation. Further, the Tennessee Medical Foundation may, in its sole discretion, and at any time, modify or discontinue the Site, or limit, terminate or suspend your use of the Site.
COPYRIGHT AND TRADEMARKS
This Site is protected by the copyright laws of the United States and other countries. The Tennessee Medical Foundation, and its related entities, own all trademarks, logos, and service marks used on or with this Site. You may only access or use the Site for non-commercial, personal or educational use. If you make any copies of the Site, or portions of the Site, such copies must include the appropriate copyright, trademark, or other proprietary notices. You may not modify, copy, redistribute, republicize, retransmit, sell, display or create derivative works, or use the Site, or any portion of the Site, for a commercial purpose without our prior permission.
If you believe that any of your work was copied by another, in a way that infringes your copyrights, and is posted on this Site, please provide the Tennessee Medical Foundation with the following information: 1) A description of your work that you believe was infringed; 2) a description of the work believed to be infringing and where it appears on the Site; and 3) your contact information – name address, telephone number and email address. This information should be accompanied by a statement that you believe, in good faith, that the infringing use is not authorized, and that, under penalty of perjury, all of the information in this notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf. This notice should be signed and provided to the Tennessee Medical Foundation’s copyright agent designated below:
Jennifer Rainwater, Executive Director
Any medical information provided on this Site is provided for informational purposes only and is not intended as medical advice, and is not intended to replace the services of a trained health professional or to be a substitute for medical advice of a physician.
All of the content on this site is copyrighted. Please feel free to use the information from this site for educational, research, scientific and personal purposes. However this material may not be copied, downloaded or redistributed for any commercial purpose without the express permission of the TMF PHP.
Information on this site is not legal or medical advice, does not establish any standard of care, and does not modify the terms or conditions of any contracts issued by TMF PHP. The information is obtained from sources generally considered to be reliable, but TMF PHP makes no warranties that the information contained herein is in every respect accurate, timely or complete. TMF PHP is not responsible for any errors or omissions or for the results obtained from the used of the information on this site. Users of this information are encouraged to confirm the information contained herein with other sources.
The information on this website does not constitute a legal opinion, nor is it a substitute for legal advice. Legal inquires about topics covered in these pages should be directed to your attorney. In addition, you may want to have the form(s) provided on this site reviewed by legal counsel to determine if it is appropriate for you.
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
THE SITE IS PROVIDED “AS IS” AND THE TENNESSEE MEDICAL FOUNDATION MAKES NO WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED BY LAW, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, FREEDOM FROM COMPUTER VIRUSES, NONINFRINGEMENT, SECURITY, COMPLETENESS, TIMELINESS, APPROPRIATENESS, OR ACCURACY. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE TENNESSEE MEDICAL FOUNDATION BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOST DATA, PROFITS, SAVINGS, GOODWILL, OR INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO YOUR ACCESS, USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE, INCLUDING ANY VIRUSES WHICH MAY INFECT YOUR EQUIPMENT, EVEN IF THE TENNESSEE MEDICAL FOUNDATION HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. YOUR SOLE REMEDY FOR ANY DAMAGES RELATED TO THE SITE OR YOUR USE OF THIS SITE IS TO DISCONTINUE USE OF THE SITE. THESE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY IN CERTAIN JURISDICTIONS.
You acknowledge that the opinions and recommendations contained in this Site are not necessarily those of the Tennessee Medical Foundation or endorsed by the Tennessee Medical Foundation. In addition, this Site contains hyperlinks to other sites created and maintained by other organizations, which may or may not be related to the Tennessee Medical Foundation. These links are provided for your convenience and are for reference only. The Tennessee Medical Foundation does not endorse the owners of such linked sites, or the products, materials, or information appearing on such linked sites. The Tennessee Medical Foundation does not warrant that the information and materials appearing on such linked sites are maintained, accurate or error-free. The Tennessee Medical Foundation does not warrant that the functions provided from such linked sites will be uninterrupted. Access to such linked sites is at your own risk.
JURISDICTION AND GOVERNING LAW
The Tennessee Medical Foundation operates and controls this Site (excluding linked sites) from its offices within the State of Tennessee, United States of America. You agree that the statutes and laws of the State of Tennessee, without regard to its conflicts of law principles, will apply to all matters regarding the use of this Site. You also agree to submit to the exclusive personal jurisdiction and venue of the state courts of Davidson County, Tennessee and the United States District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee with respect to such matters. The Tennessee Medical Foundation makes no representation that the Materials are appropriate or available for use in any other jurisdictions or countries. If you attempt to access, use, or download the Materials from this Site from other jurisdictions, you do so at your own risk, and you are responsible for complying with the laws of other jurisdictions.
In the future, the Tennessee Medical Foundation may choose to add chat rooms and/or bulletin boards to this Site as a service and convenience to its visitors. At that time, therefore, you should, however, understand the risks involved with using this type of site. Therefore, before you can participate in this Site it is important that you read, understand and agree to the following terms and conditions and the terms and conditions found on our legal page.
You agree that you will not upload any material to this Site that infringes any proprietary right, including, but not limited to, copyrights or trademarks. You also agree not to upload any material that is obscene, libelous, defamatory, harassing, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable. You also agree not to impersonate any person or entity or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity. You agree not to “stalk” or otherwise harass another or store personal data about other users.
In the event that chat rooms and/or bulletin boards are added, the Tennessee Medical Foundation will not, and once in operation does not, review or control the information and listings posted by users, nor does it screen, review, or control any of the people who participate. The Tennessee Medical Foundation is not responsible for the information or material provided on this Site and cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information provided by any other party. Remember that there are risks in dealing with people you do not know and that the Tennessee Medical Foundation has no control over such risks. You need to exercise care in these transactions. People may provide information that is offensive, false, harmful, or deceptive. Please be cautious when sharing information, especially personal information, with others.
Because we do not control the transactions between you and others users, you hereby acknowledge that the Tennessee Medical Foundation is in no way liable for any claims arising from your use of this Site. As a condition of your use, you agree to indemnify the Tennessee Medical Foundation for all claims relating to any material or information posted by you on this Site.
The Tennessee Medical Foundation reserves the right to revoke any or all access and use authorizations granted to you in regards to this Site.
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