Terms of Use

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Terms and Conditions of Use. 

This website is an internet-based source of health care information for health conscious consumers, patients, and professionals. Your use of the website, though, is limited in important ways as outlined below. Please read this information carefully. Your use of this website constitutes your agreement to the Terms and Conditions herein.

Your license to use this website is limited.

Subject to the Terms and Conditions herein, Virginia Spine Specialists, its agents, officers, employees, and any related or affiliated entities (collectively "Virginia Spine Specialists"), grants you a limited right and ability (“License”) to:

1. Search and view information available through the website;

2. Download and make limited printouts of the information you view; and

3. Use the search tools and other services provided on the website.

Your License is limited in a number of ways. For example, the only use for which you may use, download or print material contained on the website is for your personal research and informational purposes. Any commercial use, including but not limited to reselling access, creating course packs or posting information on another web site, is prohibited. You may not redistribute, retransmit, or publish any copyrighted material downloaded from the website without written permission from Virginia Spine Specialists. Your License terminates immediately, without any further action by Virginia Spine Specialists, if you breach any Terms or Conditions herein. You may not transfer or assign your License to any other party. You have no right in the website’s content, software or services not expressly granted in these Terms and Conditions.

All trademarks, logos, and other indicia displayed and used in this website are the property of their respective owners, and nothing in this website should be construed as granting any right or license to use any such marks without the owner’s written permission and consent.

Nothing contained in this website is intended to be instructional for medical diagnosis or treatment.

The information presented by Virginia Spine Specialists should not be considered complete; should not replace a consultation with a physician or competent healthcare professional for medical diagnosis and/or treatment; or should not serve as an endorsement for any medical practice, physician, pharmaceutical product, medical device or software. The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only. It should not be used in place of a visit, call, consultation with or the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider.

Virginia Spine Specialists is not liable for your reliance on this website and any result therefrom, either direct or indirect, nor does Virginia Spine Specialists make any express or implied warranties.

Information obtained in this website is not exhaustive and does not cover all diseases, ailments, physical conditions or treatment thereof. Health care information changes rapidly and, therefore, some information on the website may be out of date or inaccurate. The information is provided by Virginia Spine Specialists and while Virginia Spine Specialists endeavors to keep the information up to date and correct, Virginia Spine Specialists makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. SERVICES PROVIDED THROUGH AND INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THE WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND AS AVAILABLE. YOU AGREE TO ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY AND THE RISK FOR YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE. Virginia Spine Specialists MAKES NO, AND HEREBY DISCLAIMS ANY, WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, REPRESENTATIONS OR ENDORSEMENTS, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF TITLE, NONINFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR USE OR PURPOSE, ANY MERCHANDISE INFORMATION OR SERVICE PROVIDED ON THE WEBSITE OR THE INTERNET GENERALLY. FURTHER, Virginia Spine Specialists DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTY THAT THE WEBSITE WILL BE AVAILABLE AT ALL TIMES OR WILL OPERATE WITHOUT INTERRUPTION OR ERROR. Virginia Spine Specialists MAKES NO WARRANTY AS TO THE RELIABILITY, ACCURACY, TIMELINESS, USEFULNESS, ADEQUACY, COMPLETENESS OR SUITABILITY OF THE SERVICES, MERCHANDISE, PRODUCTS, OR INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THE WEBSITE.

Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk, and you assume full responsibility for the use of this information. The information contained herein is not to be used for self-diagnosis or self-treatment of any injury, illness, disease, ailment, or condition of any kind, known, unknown, or suspected. In no event will Virginia Spine Specialists be liable for any injury, loss or damage including, without limitation, indirect, direct, incidental, special, consequential or punitive damages, whether in an action in contract or tort (including negligence and strict liability), resulting from Virginia Spine Specialists’s website, performance, or failure to perform under these Terms and Conditions, including but not limited to loss of data, inability to access or use the website, and loss of anticipated profits or benefits, even if Virginia Spine Specialists has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

The website is designed to promote education regarding health care information. Virginia Spine Specialists expressly disclaims any and all responsibility for any consequences related, directly or indirectly, to any use, misuse or interpretation of the website or any other information provided or omitted in connection therewith; you agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Virginia Spine Specialists therefrom. See your physician or other qualified health care provider promptly with any health care related questions. Always consult with your physician or other qualified health care provider before embarking on any new treatment, diet or fitness program. You should never disregard medical advice or delay seeking medical advice because of information in this website.

Virginia Spine Specialists is not responsible for any links to or from other sites.

Through this website you may be able to link to other websites operated by third parties that are not under the control of Virginia Spine Specialists, and other websites may provide links to this website. Such links are provided for your convenience only. Virginia Spine Specialists has no control over the nature, content and availability of those websites, and Virginia Spine Specialists assumes no responsibility or liability for them, including any content or services provided to you by such websites. Reference to products, processes, or services is not a recommendation or an endorsement by Virginia Spine Specialists. The inclusion of any links does not imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed therein. Virginia Spine Specialists cannot assume responsibility for privacy policies of other websites. You access these sites at your own risk.

This website also provides links to social media sites utilized by Virginia Spine Specialists. These social media sites allow individual users to share opinions, questions, and information (referred to collectively as “information”). However, Virginia Spine Specialists does not endorse any such information nor make any guarantees as to the accuracy of such information. Furthermore, any individual who chooses to share information does so with full knowledge that such acts are voluntary on the part of that individual and such information is readily available to the public and therefore not entitled to any privacy protection or confidentiality. Any individual who chooses to use these social media websites does so with full knowledge that such usage does not create a relationship between that individual and Virginia Spine Specialists, and therefore no duty or privilege, including but not limited to confidentiality, exists on the part of Virginia Spine Specialists.

Virginia Spine Specialists urges you not to provide any confidential information about yourself and/or your health to any website(s). If you do so, it is at your own risk.

You are Responsible for Your Use of the Web Site. 

You agree to be solely responsible for your use of the website and to evaluate the accuracy, completeness and usefulness of all opinions, advice, services, merchandise and other information provided through the website.

Other Miscellaneous Provisions.

No joint venture, partnership, employment or agency relationship exists between you and Virginia Spine Specialists as a result of these Terms and Conditions or your use of the website.

Those provisions outlined here that normally would survive after you cease using the website, such as indemnification, disclaimer of warranties, limitations suit, etc., shall survive.

These Terms and Conditions constitute the entire and only understanding between you and Virginia Spine Specialists, and these Terms and Conditions may not be modified without the express written consent of Virginia Spine Specialists, though Virginia Spine Specialists may modify these Terms and Conditions at any time and such modification will be effective immediately upon posting on this website. Your use of this website constitutes your acceptance of the Terms and Conditions as they appear at the time of your use.

These Terms and Conditions are severable to the extent any term is deemed invalid, illegal or unenforceable.

Personal and subject matter jurisdiction and venue for any dispute or claim against Virginia Spine Specialists in any way relating to the use of this website lies in the state of Connecticut. In any such dispute or claim, you waive any jurisdictional, venue, or inconvenient forum objections to such court. These Terms and Conditions and the use of this website shall be governed by the laws of the State of Connecticut. Your use of this website constitutes your agreement to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Virginia Spine Specialists from any claims and actions, including attorney fees and court costs, arising from your use of this website.

Again, your use of the website reflects your agreement to these Terms and Conditions.

Please be aware that this information is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

Virginia Spine Specialists thanks you for visiting the website.