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These terms govern use of the Internet forum at www.meduse-journal.com. To use the
forum, you must agree to these terms with MeduseJournal. By using this forum,
you signify your assent to these Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree to
all of these Terms and Conditions of use, do not use this site!
MedUseJournal may revise and update these Terms and
Conditions at any time. Your continued usage of the MedUseJournal will mean you
accept those changes.
The company may offer other products and services, under
different terms. These terms apply only to use of the forum.
This Site Does Not Provide Medical Advice
The contents of the MedUse Journal Forum, such as text,
graphics, images, information obtained from MedUse Journal Staff or those from
forum participants are for informational purposes only. The content and
conversation are not intended to be a substitute for professional medical
advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or
other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a
medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in
seeking it because of something you have read on MedUse Journal Forums. If you
think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately.
Neither the MedUse Journal Forum nor any writers,
contributors, GPs or other health professionals working on or through the site
can be held responsible for any action you do or do not take after visiting
this site. This includes but is not limited to the chat functionality. By
accepting these terms and conditions, you accept that nothing on the site can
be construed as medical advice and that you and you alone are responsible for
any actions you might take after visiting this site.
Your Permission to Use the Forum
Subject to these terms, the company gives you permission to use
the forum. Everyone needs to agree to these terms to use the forum.
Conditions for Use of the Forum
Your permission to use the forum is subject to the following
- You must be at least eighteen years old.
- You may no longer use the forum if the company contacts
you directly to say that you may not.
- You must use the forum in accordance with Acceptable Use
and Content Stanndars.
- You may not break the law using the forum.
- You may not use or try to use another’s account on the
forum without their specific permission.
- You may not buy, sell, or otherwise trade in user names or
other unique identifiers on the forum.
- You may not send advertisements, chain letters, or other
solicitations through the forum, or use the forum to gather addresses or
other personal data for commercial mailing lists or databases.
- You may not automate access to the forum, or monitor the
forum, such as with a web crawler, browser plug-in or add-on, or other
computer program that is not a web browser. You may crawl the forum to
index it for a publicly available search engine, if you run one.
- You may not use the forum to send e-mail to distribution
lists, newsgroups, or group mail aliases.
- You may not falsely imply that you’re affiliated with or
endorsed by the company.
- You may not hyperlink to images or other non-hypertext
content on the forum on other webpages.
- You may not remove any marks showing proprietary ownership
from materials you download from the forum.
- You may not show any part of the forum on other websites
- You may not disable, avoid, or circumvent any security or
access restrictions of the forum.
- You may not strain infrastructure of the forum with an
unreasonable volume of requests, or requests designed to impose an
unreasonable load on information systems underlying the forum.
- You may not impersonate others through the forum.
- You may not encourage or help anyone in violation of these
- You may not submit content to the forum that is illegal,
offensive, or otherwise harmful to others. This includes content that is
harassing, inappropriate, or abusive.
- You may not submit content to the forum that violates the
law, infringes anyone’s intellectual property rights, violates anyone’s
privacy, or breaches agreements you have with others.
- You may not submit content to the forum containing
malicious computer code, such as computer viruses or spyware.
- You may not submit content to the forum as a mere
placeholder, to hold a particular address, user name, or other unique
- You may not use the forum to disclose information that you
don’t have the right to disclose, like others’ confidential or personal
The company may investigate and prosecute violations of
these terms to the fullest legal extent. The company may notify and cooperate
with law enforcement authorities in prosecuting violations of the law and these
The company reserves the right to change, redact, and delete
content on the forum for any reason. If you believe someone has submitted
content to the forum in violation of these terms, contact us immediately.
You must create and log into an account to use some features
of the forum.
To create an account, you must provide some information
about yourself. If you create an account, you agree to provide, at a minimum, a
valid e-mail address, and to keep that address up-to-date. You may close your
account at any time by e-mailing MedUseJournal.email.
You agree to be responsible for all action taken using your
account, whether authorized by you or not, until you either close your account
or notify the company that your account has been compromised. You agree to
notify the company immediately if you suspect your account has been
compromised. You agree to select a secure password for your account, and keep
The company may restrict, suspend, or close your account on
the forum according to its policy for handling copyright-related takedown
requests, or if the company reasonably believes that you’ve broken any rule in
Between you and the company, you remain solely responsible
for content you submit to the forum. You agree not to wrongly imply that
content you submit to the forum is sponsored or approved by the company. These
terms do not obligate the company to store, maintain, or provide copies of
content you submit, and to change it, according to these terms.
You license the company to provide content that you submit
to the forum to other users of the forum. That special license allows the
company to copy, publish, analyze, and sell content you submit to the forum.
Those licenses may give others, or the company itself, the right to share your
content through the forum again.
Others who receive content you submit to the forum may
violate the terms on which you license your content. You agree that the company
will not be liable to you for those violations or their consequences.
You agree to indemnify the company from legal claims by
others related to your breach of these terms, or breach of these terms by
others using your account on the forum. Both you and the company agree to
notify the other side of any legal claims for which you might have to indemnify
the company as soon as possible. If the company fails to notify you of a legal
claim promptly, you won’t have to indemnify the company for damages that you
could have defended against or mitigated with prompt notice. You agree to allow
the company to control investigation, defense, and settlement of legal claims
for which you would have to indemnify the company, and to cooperate with those
efforts. The company agrees not to agree to any settlement that admits fault
for you or imposes obligations on you without your prior agreement.
You accept all risk of using the forum and content on
the forum. As far as the law allows, the company and its suppliers provide the
forum as is, without any warranty whatsoever.
The forum may hyperlink to and integrate forums and services
run by others. The company does not make any warranty about services run by
others, or content they may provide. Use of services run by others may be
governed by other terms between you and the one running service.
Limits on Liability
Neither the company nor its suppliers will be liable
to you for breach-of-contract damages their personnel could not have reasonably
foreseen when you agreed to these terms.
The company welcomes your feedback and suggestions for the
forum. See the Conact section below for ways to get in touch with us.
You agree that the company will be free to act on feedback
and suggestions you provide, and that the company won’t have to notify you that
your feedback was used, get your permission to use it, or pay you. You agree
not to submit feedback or suggestions that you believe might be confidential or
proprietary, to you or others.
Either you or the company may end the agreement written out
in these terms at any time. When our agreement ends, your permission to use the
forum also ends.
Michigan Law will govern any dispute related to these terms
or your use of the forum.
You and the company agree to seek injunctions related to
these terms only in state or federal court in Washtenaw County. Neither you nor
the company will object to jurisdiction, forum, or venue in those courts.
Other than to seek an injunction or for claims under
the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, you and the company will resolve any Dispute
by binding American Arbitration Association arbitration. Arbitration will
follow the AAA’s Commercial Arbitration Rules and Supplementary Procedures for
Consumer Related Disputes. You will settle any dispute as an individual, and
not as part of a class action or other representative proceeding, whether as
the plaintiff or a class member. No arbitrator will consolidate any dispute
with any other arbitration without the company’s permission.
Any arbitration award will include costs of the arbitration,
reasonable attorneys’ fees, and reasonable costs for witnesses. You and the
company may enter arbitration awards in any court with jurisdiction.
If a provision of these terms is unenforceable as written, but
could be changed to make it enforceable, that provision should be modified to
the minimum extent necessary to make it enforceable. Otherwise, that provision
should be removed.
You may not assign your agreement with the company. The
company may assign your agreement to any affiliate of the company, any other
company that obtains control of the company, or any other company that buys
assets of the company related to the forum. Any attempted assignment against
these terms has no legal effect.
Neither the exercise of any right under this Agreement, nor
waiver of any breach of this Agreement, waives any other breach of this
These terms embody all the terms of agreement between you
and the company about use of the forum. These terms entirely replace any other
agreements about your use of the forum, written or not.
You may notify the company under these terms, and send
questions to the company, at MedUseJournal.email.
The company may notify you under these terms using the
e-mail address you provide for your account on the forum, or by posting a
message to the homepage of the forum or your account page.
The company last updated these terms on July 28, 2020, and
may update these terms again. The company will post all updates to the forum. For
updates that contain substantial changes, the company agrees to e-mail you, if
you’ve created an account and provided a valid e-mail address. The company may
also announce updates with special messages or alerts on the forum.
Once you get notice of an update to these terms, you must
agree to the new terms in order to keep using the forum.