This World Wide Web site with its home page in the domain "healthguideusa.org " (the "Website") is an information service offered by the Consumers Health Information Center, Inc. (CHIC) to users of the World Wide Web, with the express condition that these users agree to be bound by the terms and conditions set forth in this User Agreement. CHIC reserves the right to change these terms and conditions at any time without notice, and you must consult the most recent version of this User Agreement (not an older cached version) each time you view the Website. Do not use the Website if you do not agree to all of the following terms and conditions.
You acknowledge that the information on the Website, including but not limited to, any links to Third-Party Websites, is provided solely on an "as is" basis for general information only and that the use of this Website is done at the reader's own risk.. This Website is not designed to be a source of medical advice and you agree that it will not be relied upon in any way whatsoever as a substitute for consultations with qualified health professionals who are familiar with your individual medical needs. CHIC makes no warranties of any kind regarding this Website, including but not limited to, any warranty of completeness, accuracy, reliability, or fitness for any particular purpose; nor does CHIC make any warranty that these pages, or the server that makes them available, are free of viruses or other harmful elements, and such warranties are expressly disclaimed.
You agree that you will hold harmless CHIC and its shareholders, officers, directors, and employees from all claims arising out of or related to your access or use of, or your inability to access or use, this Website, or the information contained in this Website or any Third-Party Website to which it is linked. This includes, but is not limited to, claims that you have found something you have heard, viewed or downloaded from this Website or a Third-Party Website to which it is linked to be obscene, offensive, defamatory, or infringing upon your intellectual property rights. In no event will CHIC or the contributors of information to this Website be liable to you or anyone else for any decision made or action taken by you in reliance on such information or for any consequential, special or similar damages, even if advised of the possibility of such damages.
CHIC provides links on the Website to Third-Party Websites which are not under the control of CHIC. As used in this User Agreement, the term "Third-Party Website" means any website which does not contain "healthguideusa.org" in its World Wide Web address (or URL). CHIC has no control of any kind over the contents or design of these Third-Party Websites. These links are provided for convenience of reference only and are not intended as an endorsement by CHIC of the organization or individual operating the Third-Party Website. CHIC makes no warranty of any type regarding the information, products, services, opinions, ideas, instructions or materials that may be contained in, or the technical performance of, any Third-party Website
You may provide a hypertext link to this Website on another website, provided: (a) that the link must be a text-only link clearly marked "Health Guide USA," (b) the link must "point" to the URL "http://www.healthguideusa.org" and not to other pages within the Website, (c) the appearance, position and other aspects of the link may not be such as to damage or dilute the goodwill associated with CHIC's name and trademarks, (d) the appearance, position and other aspects of the link may not create the false appearance that an entity other than CHIC is associated with or sponsored by CHIC, (e) the link, when activated by a user, must display this Website full-screen and not with a "frame" on the linked website, and (f) CHIC reserves the right to revoke its consent to the link at any time in its sole discretion by amending this User Agreement. You agree that all other hypertext links to this Website must be approved in writing by CHIC.
This Website (excluding linked sites) is controlled by CHIC which is headquartered in the Houston, Texas, United States of America. It can be accessed from all 50 states, as well as from other countries around the world. As each of these places has laws that may differ from those of the State of Texas, by accessing this Website both you and CHIC agree that the statutes and laws of the State of Texas, without regard to conflicts of laws principles thereof, will apply to all matters arising from or relating to use of this Website. CHIC makes no representation that materials on the Website are appropriate or available for use in other locations, and accessing them from territories where their contents are illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access this Website from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.