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Important Notice

MUSC Children's Health System maintains this Web site ("site") as a community service. The information included on this site is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as, a substitute for medical treatment by a health care professional. This site is intended for educational purposes only and should not be considered to replace a visit or consultation with, or advice from, your physician and/or health care provider. MUSC Children's Health System does not recommend self treatment of patients and advises that all decisions regarding medical conditions or patient care be made by a qualified health care provider. Please DO NOT disregard your physician or health care provider's advice or delay seeking treatment based on information found on this site. If you think your child needs medical attention, please contact your health care provider immediately.

Acceptance of Terms

Access and use of this site is subject to the following terms and conditions ("Terms and Conditions"); use of this site signifies your assent to these Terms and Conditions. MUSC Children's Health System may revise and update these Terms and Conditions at any time; any such revisions will be automatically effective when posted. You agree to review these Terms and Conditions periodically to become aware of any such changes. Your continued usage of this site will mean you accept those changes. If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions, you should not use this site.

Use of Content

As a condition of your use of this site, you warrant to MUSC Children's Health System that you will not use this site, or its components, for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms and Conditions. MUSC Children's Health System authorizes you to view or download a single copy of the material on this site solely for your own personal, noncommercial use. You shall keep intact any proprietary notices, including copyright notices, contained on any downloaded materials. You may not copy, modify, distribute, republish or transmit any of the content, images, data or materials on this site (the "Content") without the written permission of MUSC Children's Health System. Any use of the Content not expressly permitted by these Terms and Conditions is a breach of these Terms and Conditions. MUSC Children's Health System may restrict access to this site, or terminate this site at any time. Any rights not expressly granted by these Terms and Conditions or any applicable end user license agreements are reserved by MUSC Children's Health System.

Proprietary Rights

The Content displayed on this site is the property of MUSC Children's Health System or third parties. Unless otherwise noted, everything you see or read on this site is copyrighted and may not be used except as provided in these Terms and Conditions or in the relevant text on this site. The use of the Content by you, or anyone authorized by you, is prohibited except as specifically permitted by these Terms and Conditions or as specifically provided in prior written permission by the owner of such Content. Any unauthorized use of this Content may violate United States copyright laws, trademark laws, laws of privacy and publicity, regulations and statutes or laws of foreign jurisdictions. The trademarks, logos, and service marks (collectively, the "Trademarks") displayed on this site are registered and unregistered Trademarks of MUSC Children's Health System and others. No Trademark displayed on this site may be used without the prior written permission of the owner of such Trademarks. Misuse of the Trademarks displayed on this site, or any other Content, is strictly prohibited. You are advised that MUSC Children's Health System will aggressively enforce its intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law, including seeking criminal prosecution where authorized.

No Warranty

THIS SITE, AND ALL CONTENT CONTAINED ON THIS SITE, IS PROVIDED "AS IS." MUSC CHILDREN'S HEALTH SYSTEM DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, RELATED TO THIS SITE AND THE CONTENT, INCLUDING ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND INCLUDING ANY WARRANTIES AS TO THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, TIMELINESS, CORRECTNESS OR NONINFRINGEMENT OF THE DATA, MATERIALS, INTERPRETATIONS, ANALYSES, REPORTS AND ANY OTHER INFORMATION AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS SITE.

While MUSC Children's Health System uses reasonable efforts to insure the integrity and accuracy of this site and its Content (which is updated periodically), it is possible that the site may include inaccuracies or errors, and that unauthorized additions and alterations may be made to the site by third parties. Reliance upon or use of the site and its Content is solely at your own risk, and MUSC Children's Health System makes no guarantees whatsoever as to the correctness or accuracy of the Content. Furthermore, MUSC Children's Health System neither warrants nor represents that use of the Content will not infringe rights of third parties.

Limitation of Liability

In no event shall MUSC Children's Health System and/or, its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, content providers and suppliers (collectively, "affiliates") be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, special, incidental, consequential, or other damages, loss, or injury whatsoever, including, without limitation, damages for loss of use, data or profits, arising out of or in any way related, in whole or in part, to the use or performance of this site or any linked site for any decision made or action taken in reliance on the Content, whether based on tort, contract, negligence, strict liability or otherwise, even if MUSC Children's Health System or any of its affiliates has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue use of this site.

Links and Access to Other Web sites

MUSC Children's Health System is not responsible for and has no control over the contents of or information provided in the sites linked to or accessible from this site. Your linking to any other Web site is at your own risk, and MUSC Children's Health System accepts no liability for the contents, accuracy, or currency of Web sites that link to or from this site. MUSC Children's Health System does not endorse any linked Web site and is not responsible for any transmission received from any linked Web site.

Indemnity

You agree to indemnify and hold MUSC Children's Health System and its affiliates, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees, made by you or any third party due to or arising out of your use of this site or any of the Content contained in this site.

Confidential and Proprietary Information

MUSC Children's Health System does not wish to receive unsolicited confidential or proprietary information from you through this site. Please note that any communication, information or material that you send to MUSC Children's Health System through this site by electronic mail or otherwise, including any data, questions, comments or suggestions, will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary. MUSC Children's Health System reserves the right to use any ideas, concepts, know-how and techniques contained in any communication sent to this site for any purpose whatsoever, including but not limited to developing, manufacturing and marketing products using such information. Notwithstanding the foregoing policy, MUSC Children's Health System may, on occasion, specifically invite site users to provide personal information when (i) registering for a specific service through the site, (ii) voluntarily completing and submitting electronic questionnaires, (iii) ordering products or services from the site, or (iv) otherwise responding to direct requests for such information from the site. Information collected by MUSC Children's Health System for these purposes is protected in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

Governing Law

These Terms and Conditions are entered into in the state of South Carolina and shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the state of South Carolina, exclusive of its choice of law rules. Each party to these Terms and Conditions submits to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts sitting in the City of Charleston in the state of South Carolina, United States of America, and waives any jurisdictional, venue, or inconvenient forum objections to such courts.

Miscellaneous

If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is held invalid, unenforceable or illegal for any reason, that provision will be deemed to apply only to the maximum extent permitted by law, and the remainder of the Terms and Conditions will remain valid and enforceable.

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