PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY. Advocate Health Care (Advocate Charitable Foundation) is providing this site under the following Terms and Conditions. By using this site you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree with these Terms and Conditions, please do not use the Advocate Charitable Foundation web site.
Advocate (Advocate Charitable Foundation) reserves the right to revise, modify or amend these Terms and Conditions at any time by updating this posting and you agree to be bound by such revision, modification or amendment.
Restrictions on Use
Unless specifically stated otherwise, all information and material in this web site are made available only for the purpose of providing information about Advocate Health Care (Advocate Charitable Foundation.) Information and material from this web site are only to be used for lawful purposes. Information and material from this site and any other web site owned, operated, licensed, or controlled by Advocate (Advocate Charitable Foundation) or any of its related, affiliated, or subsidiary companies, may not be copied or distributed, or republished, uploaded, posted, or transmitted in any way, without the prior written consent of Advocate (Advocate Charitable Foundation) EXCEPT as expressly permitted in this paragraph. Modification or use of the information or materials for any other purpose violates the intellectual property rights of Advocate (Advocate Charitable Foundation.) You may download one copy of the material on one computer for your personal, non-commercial or educational use only, provided you do not delete or change any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary notices. Neither title nor intellectual property rights to any information or material in this site are transferred to you, but remain with Advocate (Advocate Charitable Foundation.)
Information and materials contained in this web site are not a substitute for medical advice. Such information and materials should not be used for treating a disease or other health problem. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider prior to making any treatment or other medical decisions.
Any content and/or opinions expressed in this web site, including without limitation, message boards, articles and responses to questions are solely the opinions and responsibility of the person or entity named as the author and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of Advocate (Advocate Charitable Foundation.) You also understand and acknowledge that you are responsible for the content of any message that you post to this site.
You agree that you will not include in your message any content that is unlawful, defamatory, libelous, obscene, invasive of the privacy of another person, threatening, harassing, abusive, hateful, ethnically, racially or otherwise offensive or illegal or that infringes any intellectual property right of a third party. You further agree that you will not misrepresent an affiliation with any person or organization. You agree that you will not include in your message any software, files or links to other sites or content that you are under a contractual obligation to keep private.
We reserve the right to monitor any and all messages sent to this web site and to refuse to post any message that we, in our sole discretion, view to be in violation of these Terms and Conditions or otherwise inappropriate. We also reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to revoke the use privileges of any user who violates our Terms and Conditions.
All remarks, suggestions, materials and ideas communicated to Advocate (Advocate Charitable Foundation) through this site (together, the “Submission”) become the property of Advocate (Advocate Charitable Foundation) and you agree that all intellectual property rights therein are transferred to Advocate (Advocate Charitable Foundation.) You acknowledge that you are responsible for whatever material you submit, and you, not Advocate (Advocate Charitable Foundation), have full responsibility for the message, including its legality, reliability, appropriateness.
This site may be linked to other sites which are not maintained by Advocate (Advocate Charitable Foundation). Advocate (Advocate Charitable Foundation) has not reviewed all of the sites linked to this web site. Advocate (Advocate Charitable Foundation) is not responsible for and makes no representations regarding the content of any off-site pages or any other sites linked to this web site. The inclusion of any link to such sites does not imply endorsement or affiliation of those sites with Advocate (Advocate Charitable Foundation.)
The information and materials in this site could include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Advocate (Advocate Charitable Foundation) may make changes or improvements at any time. THE INFORMATION AND MATERIALS IN THIS SITE ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, ADVOCATE (Advocate Charitable Foundation) DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. ADVOCATE (Advocate Charitable Foundation) DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE USE OF THE WEB SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THIS SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. ADVOCATE (Advocate Charitable Foundation) DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OF OR THE RESULT OF THE USE OF INFORMATION OR MATERIAL IN THIS SITE IN TERMS OF ITS CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE. THE ABOVE EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU TO THE EXTENT THAT APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES.
Limitation of Liability
ADVOCATE (Advocate Charitable Foundation) WILL NOT BE LIABLE UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR INJURY, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THOSE CAUSED BY ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, DEFECT, DELAY IN OPERATION OF TRANSMISSION, COMPUTER VIRUS, OR ON-LINE FAILURE. ADVOCATE (Advocate Charitable Foundation) WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR INJURY, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE INFORMATION OR MATERIALS IN THIS SITE EVEN IF THERE IS NEGLIGENCE BY ADVOCATE (Advocate Charitable Foundation) OR AN AUTHORIZED ADVOCATE (Advocate Charitable Foundation) REPRESENTATIVE HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, OR BOTH. THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU TO THE EXTENT THAT APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. ADVOCATE’S (Advocate Charitable Foundation) TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL LOSSES, DAMAGES, AND CAUSES OF ACTION (IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, NEGLIGENCE), OR OTHERWISE) WILL NOT EXCEED THE AMOUNT YOU PAID TO ACCESS THIS SITE, IF ANY.
Advocate (Advocate Charitable Foundation) controls and operates this site from its headquarters in Downers Grove, Illinois, USA and makes no representation that the information and materials on this web site are appropriate or available for use in locations outside of Illinois. If you use this site from other locations you are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws.
These Terms and Conditions will be governed and be interpreted pursuant to the laws of the State of Illinois, USA, notwithstanding any principles or conflicts of law. You agree that any action at law or equity arising out of or relating to these terms shall be filed only in the state or federal courts located in Cook County and you hereby consent and submit to the personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purpose of litigating such action. If any part of these Terms and Conditions is unlawful, void, or unenforceable, that part will be deemed severable and will not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. Possible evidence of use of this site for illegal purposes may be provided to law enforcement authorities in the sole discretion of Advocate (Advocate Charitable Foundation.) These Terms and Conditions contain the entire agreement between the parties relating to the use of this site. The Advocate (Advocate Charitable Foundation) site may describe products and services which are not available worldwide.
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