DISCLAIMER

BDF ONLINE DIABETES SUPPORT TEAM WEBSITE
TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE

 

BDF’s Online Diabetes Support Team website (“Site”) is provided for informational purposes only in order to provide information about Brittle diabetes, and to share the personal experiences of volunteers related to Brittle diabetes.  By using or downloading any materials from this Site, you agree to abide by the Terms and Conditions of Use set forth in this notice.  We reserve the right to amend, modify or terminate all or parts of these terms at any time, and you agree to such amendment(s).  If you do not agree to abide by these Terms and Conditions of Use, do not use or download materials from this Site.  Information contained on this Site and provided by our volunteers is for general information purposes, as a convenience to our users and as a public service to provide educational material about medical issues that may be of interest to you.  Any information obtained related to your use of this site is not meant to replace or supplement the advice of health care professionals.  We encourage you to make an independent determination concerning the use of any health-related information you may review or obtain by your use of this Site.  THE VOLUNTEERS WHO COMMUNICATE WITH USERS OF THIS SITE ARE NOT HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS.  NEITHER BDF NOR THE VOLUNTEERS ARE ENGAGING IN RENDERING ANY MEDICAL OR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES BY MAKING INFORMATION AVAILABLE TO YOU THROUGH THIS SITE, AND YOU SHOULD NOT USE THIS SITE, OR YOUR COMMUNICATIONS WITH ANY OF OUR VOLUNTEERS TO REPLACE THE SERVICES OF QUALIFIED MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS.  YOU SHOULD NOT MAKE ANY CHANGES IN THE MANAGEMENT OF BRITTLE DIABETES WITHOUT FIRST CONSULTING YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL.

 

AGE LIMITATIONS

 

BDF is unable to respond directly to those individuals under the age of 13 years.  If you are under 13, please have a parent contact BDF via e-mail.

 

SITE INFORMATION

 

BDF strives to provide useful information to those who use this Site.  However, we cannot ensure that information provided is exhaustive or complete, or that it will necessarily include all of the most recent information available on a particular topic.  The information we provide on this Site is of a general nature and for informational and educational purposes only.  Should you have any questions or concerns regarding the application of the general information provided to you while using this Site to your particular health care symptoms and/or condition, we urge you to review your specific questions and/or concerns regarding your particular circumstances with you physician or healthcare professional.  Users should never delay, ignore or fail to obtain medical advice from qualified health care professionals based on information obtained from this Site.


USE OF THIS SITE

You understand that all information, including but not limited to data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages or other materials (the “Materials”) are the sole responsibility of the person or entity from which such Materials originated.   Any such Materials sent by anyone to BDF’s Site is for their potential display on the Site.  Whether or not such information is used or displayed, and the way in which it is used or displayed is solely at BDF’s discretion.  Users of this site may not promote the products or services of any entity (even if the affiliation of said products or services is disclosed).  Users understand and agree that the Brittle Diabetes Foundation does not pre-screen Materials, but that we and our designees shall have the right in our sole discretion to refuse or remove any Materials posted to the Site.

 

LINKS TO OTHER SITES

This Site may contain links to other sites.  If you use these sites, you will leave this Site.  If you decide to visit a linked Web site, you do so at your own risk.  BDF is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of other Web sites.  BDF makes no warranty or representation regarding, and does not endorse, any linked Web sites, or the information appearing thereon or of any other products or services described thereon.  Links do not imply that BDF or this Site sponsors, endorses, is affiliated or associated with, or is legally authorized to use any trademark, trade name, logo or copyright-protected material accessible through the links, or that any linked site is authorized to use any trademark, trade name, logo or copyright symbol of BDF.

 

SOCIAL NETWORKING MEDIA AND CONTENT

 

Information shared within any social media areas of this site are not reviewed by the Brittle Diabetes Foundation.  BDF cannot and shall not be held liable for any recommendations made by users and visitors to our web Site.  If you are aware of a copyright violation please contact the BDF via e-mail.

While participating in the Social Networking areas, never assume that people are who they say they are, know what they say they know, or are affiliated with whom they say they are affiliated.  Information obtained in the Social Networking areas may not be reliable and it is not a good idea to make any decisions based solely or largely on information you cannot confirm.  The BDF shall not and cannot be responsible for the content or accuracy of any such information, and shall not be responsible for any decisions made based on such information.

 

BRITTLE DIABETES FOUNDATION’S PROPRIETARY RIGHTS

You acknowledge and agree that the Site and any necessary software used in connection with the Site (“Software”) contain proprietary and confidential information that is protected by applicable intellectual property and other laws.  You further acknowledge and agree that Materials contained in sponsor advertisements or information presented to you through the Site or advertisers is protected by copyright, trademarks, patents or other proprietary rights and laws.  Except as expressly authorized by the BDF, you agree not modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute or create derivative works based on the Site or the Software, in whole or in part.

 

DISCLAIMER

 

BDF DOES NOT WARRANT THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THE MATERIALS OR THE RELIABILITY OF ANY ADVICE, OPINION, STATEMENT OR OTHER INFORMATION DISPLAYED OR DISTRIBUTED THROUGH THE SITE.  YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT ANY RELIANCE ON ANY SUCH OPINION, ADVICE, STATEMENT OR INFORMATION SHALL BE AT YOUR SOLE RISK.  BDF RESERVES THE RIGHT, IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION, TO CORRECT ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY PORTION OF THE SITE.  BDF MAY MAKE ANY OTHER CHANGES TO THE SITE, THE MATERIALS AND THE PROGRAMS OR SERVICES DESCRIBED IN THE SITE AT ANY TIME WITHOUT NOTICE.  THIS SITE, AND THE INFORMATION AND MATERIALS ON THIS SITE, ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT ANY REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  INFORMATION ON THIS SITE MAY CONTAIN INACCURACIES OR ERRORS.  INFORMATION MAY BE CHANGED OR UPDATED WITHOUT NOTICE.  BDF HAS NO OBLIGATION TO UPDATE THIS SITE, AND ANY INFORMATION PRESENTED MAY BE OUT OF DATE.

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL BDF BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL OR OTHER CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF ANY USE OF THIS SITE, OR ANY OTHER HYPERLINKED WEB SITE.

 

CHOICE OF LAW AND JURISDICTION*

[The BDF is a non-profit corporation, organized under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, and is located in the United States of America.]  The Site is intended for the exclusive use of residents of the USA.  Access to the Site may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries outside of the USA.  If you access the Site from outside the United States, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with the laws of your jurisdiction.  These General Terms of Use are governed by the internal substantive laws of the State of New York, without resort to its conflict of laws principles.  If any provision these General Terms of Use is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms and Conditions of Use.  You expressly agree that exclusive jurisdiction for any dispute with the Brittle Diabetes Foundation, or in any way relating to your use of the Site, resides in the courts of the State of New York.

 

 

Brittle Diabetes Foundation Inc.

1547 Waterford Drive   Venice Florida 34292

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