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www.consumermedical.com, www.myconsumermedical.com, www.cmr-medicaldecisionsupport.com, or www.mdsgoldenticket.com (the "Site") is an online information service created by Consumer’s Medical Resource, Inc. (ConsumerMedical) that provides healthcare related information, including but not limited to text, graphics, images, audiovisual recordings, tools, information obtained from ConsumerMedical licensors and other third parties, and other material contained on the Site (“Content’) to authorized users. Use of the Site is governed by these terms and conditions of use (“Terms and Conditions”). ConsumerMedical may modify, revise, or update these Terms and Conditions at any time without prior notice to you. Any modifications, revisions, or updates made to these Terms and Conditions will be effective immediately upon posting to the Site. By accessing, browsing, and/or using the Site or any of the Content on the Site, you signify your agreement to be bound by all of these Terms and Conditions as posted on the Site at the time of your access, browsing or use. You agree to review the Terms and Conditions posted on the Site each time you use the Site so that you are aware of any modifications made to these Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree to be bound by all of the Terms and Conditions as posted on this Site at the time you use the Site you may not use the Site.
ConsumerMedical reserves the right at any time and from time-to-time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Site (or any part thereof) with or without notice. You agree that ConsumerMedical will not be liable to you or any third party for any modification, suspension, or discontinuance of the Site.
The Content on this Site is intended to provide helpful health information for authorized users and is designed to supplement other sources of medical information. ConsumerMedical has made best efforts to ensure the Content is provided by objective information sources such as academic institutions or government agencies. The Content provided is not provided by health insurance companies, pharmaceutical companies, preferred research organizations, or preferred/incented partners. The Content should not be considered complete and does not cover all diseases, ailments, physical conditions or their treatment. The Content is made available with the understanding that ConsumerMedical is not engaged in rendering medical, health, psychological, or any other kind of professional medical services on the Site and nothing on the Site should be construed as medical advice. The Content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your own healthcare professional about your specific situation. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this Site. No change in your medical treatment regimen should be made without specific knowledge or approval by your own healthcare professional.
If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your healthcare professional or dial 911 immediately. ConsumerMedical does not endorse any specific tests, physicians, products, procedures, opinions, or other information on the Site or in the Content. Use of the Site or the Content contained on the Site is voluntary. ConsumerMedical regards all use of the Site and Content as voluntary, and reliance on the Site and Content is solely at your own risk.
As part of our services, ConsumerMedical may also provide you with the names of doctors or hospitals from our licensed, proprietary databases or other available sources. The databases consist of practitioner details including: board certification, academic affiliation, procedure volume, outcomes volume, malpractice history, research publication. Inclusion of a physician in our source databases does not constitute an endorsement of or warranty relating to the services of that physician.
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You hereby agree to abide by the following rules while accessing, browsing, and/or using the Site or any of the Content on the Site:
- You may not use this Site unless you are at least eighteen (18) years of age and possess the legal right and ability to agree to the Terms and Conditions.
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- You will not use the Site for any purpose in violation of local, state, federal or international laws.
- You will not use the Content in violation of any third party's copyright or other intellectual property rights.
If you are a Golden Ticket holder, access to the Site expires 120 days from the date of your registration.
If you violate any of the provisions of the Terms and Conditions, ConsumerMedical, may, in its sole discretion, terminate your access and use of the Site. This action is in addition to and not in lieu or limitation of any other right or remedy ConsumerMedical may have available at law. ConsumerMedical shall not be liable to you or any third party for any such termination.
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One of ConsumerMedical's third party vendors is Harvard Health Publications. Please see its specific Terms and Conditions below.
HARVARD CONTENT SPECIFIC TERMS
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Use of Content
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Digital Millenium Copyright Act
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