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OUR WEBSITES DO NOT PROVIDE ANY MEDICAL ADVICE
Information on the Websites is provided for informational purposes only and is not intended as a substitute for the advice provided by your physician or other healthcare professional or any information contained on or in any product label or packaging. You should not use the information on the Websites for diagnosing or treating a health problem or disease, or prescribing any medication or other treatment. You should always speak with your physician or other healthcare professional before taking any medication or nutritional, herbal or homeopathic supplement, or adopting any treatment for a health problem. For any products or services purchased from the Websites, you should read carefully all product packaging and instructions. If you have or suspect that you have a medical problem, promptly contact your health care provider. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking professional advice because of something you have read on the Websites.Information provided on the Websites and the use of any products or services purchased from our Websites by you DOES NOT create a doctor-patient relationship between you and any of the physicians affiliated with our Websites. Information and statements regarding dietary supplements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
YOUR CONDUCT ON OUR WEBSITES
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You may not defame, libel or slander another person. Any verbiage that may be possibly construed to be defaming, libel or slanderous, at the sole discretion of the staff of our Websites, will be removed from the Community boards.
You may not post a message impersonating another user, nor post any message that contains any personal information such as messages which identify phone numbers, social security numbers, account numbers, addresses or employer references or chain letters of any kind.
Any threat or suggestion to commit suicide will be reported to the proper authorities and the posting will be removed from the Community boards. If you are in need of someone to talk with, call the National Crisis/Suicide Hotline at 1-(800) 999-9999. If you are in immediate danger, call 911!
You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit for any commercial purposes, any portion of our Websites, use of our Websites, or access to our Websites. You agree not to access our Websites by any means other than through the interface provided by us for use in accessing our Websites. You understand that the robots.txt file is the only means by which robots are authorized to access our Websites. You agree not to violate any of the robot access policies.
You hereby acknowledge that any violation of any of our policies may result in termination of your access to our Websites, deactivation or deletion of your account and all related information and files in your account, and preclusion of any further access to such files or our Websites, without prior notice.
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All information contained on our Websites, including information relating to medical and health conditions, products and treatments, is for informational purposes only, and not as medical advice. Such information is often presented in summary or aggregate form and is not meant to be a substitute for the advice provided by your physician or other medical professional(s) or for any information contained on or in any product packaging or labels. You should not use the information contained on the Websites for the diagnosis of a health problem or the prescription of medication.
You should always consult your physician and medical advisors before purchasing or using any products, services or information available on our Websites. In addition, you should carefully read all information provided by the manufacturers of the products or in the product packaging and labels before using any product purchased from our Websites. Information provided on the Websites and the use of any products or services purchased from our Websites by you DOES NOT constitute a doctor-patient relationship between you and any of the physicians affiliated with our Websites. Information and statements regarding dietary supplements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
Further, we explicitly disclaim any responsibility for any product or service or the accuracy, content, or availability of information found on other websites that contain links to or from our Websites. Because some websites employ automated search results or otherwise link you to websites containing information that may be deemed inappropriate or offensive, we cannot be held responsible for the accuracy, copyright compliance, legality, or decency of material contained in third-party websites, and you hereby irrevocably waive any claim against us with respect to such websites.
Price and availability information on our Websites are subject to change without notice.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
Under no circumstances shall we or any other party involved in creating, producing, or distributing our Websites be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages or loss of profits, good will, use, data or other intangible losses (even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages) that result from (i) any delay, failure, interruption or corruption of our Websites or any data or information transmitted in connection with the use of the Websites. (ii) personal injury or death caused by your use or misuse of our Websites, (iii) the cost of procurement of substitute goods and services resulting from your use of any goods, data, information or services purchased or obtained or messages received or transactions entered into, through or from our Websites (iv) unauthorized access to or alteration of your transmissions or data, (v) statements or conduct of any third party on our Websites, or (vi) any other matter relating to our Websites. You hereby acknowledge that this paragraph shall apply to all content, merchandise, and services available through our Websites. Because some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, in such states, liability is limited to the fullest extent permitted by law.
Notwithstanding the above, our sole liability for any reason to you, and your sole and exclusive remedy for any cause or claim whatsoever, shall be limited to the amount paid by you for any product, information or service purchased by you from us through our Websites.
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We may elect to electronically monitor areas of our Websites. We are not responsible for screening, policing, editing, or monitoring Content on our Websites. If notified of allegedly infringing, defamatory, damaging, illegal, or offensive Content, we may investigate the allegation and determine, in our sole discretion, whether to remove or request the removal of such Content from our Websites. We may terminate your access, or suspend your access to all or part of our Websites, without notice, for any conduct that we believe, in our sole discretion, is in violation of any applicable law or is harmful to us, our interests or the interests of another user, a third-party provider, merchant, sponsor, licensor, or service provider. Because customer service is paramount to our business, we reserve the right to refuse to sell products to you if it reasonably appears to us that you intend to resell the products. In addition, we reserve the right to limit quantities of items purchased by each customer.
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We control our Websites from our offices within the United States. We make no representation that the Content on our Websites is appropriate, legal or available for use in other locations. Those who choose to access our Websites from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws. You may not use or export the Content in violation of United States export laws and regulations. Any claim relating to our Websites, the services provided through our Websites or the Content shall be governed by the internal laws of the state of Arizona, without reference to its choice of law provisions. If there is a dispute between you and us, you expressly agree that exclusive jurisdiction and venue reside in the state and federal courts located in Portland Oregon.
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- Your address, telephone number, and email address;
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- A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.