Terms and Conditions

By accessing or using the Site, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions below ("Terms and Conditions"). These Terms and Conditions expressly incorporate by reference and include the Site's Privacy Policy and any guidelines, rules or disclaimers that may be posted and updated on specific web pages or on notices that are sent to you. If you do not agree with these Terms and Conditions, please do not use this Site.

Arnaudversluys.com reserves the right to change, modify, add or remove portions of these Terms and Conditions in its sole discretion at any time and without prior notice. Please check this page periodically for any modifications. Your continued use of this Site following the posting of any changes will mean that you have accepted the changes.

Content

The Content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on the Arnaudversluys.com Site. Many statements made on the Site pertaining to the health benefits of Oriental Medicine may not have been evaluated by the FDA or other governing bodies and should therefore never substitute conventional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.

If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately. Arnaudversluys.com does not recommend or endorse any specific tests, physicians, products, procedures, opinions, or other information that may be mentioned on the Site. Reliance on any information provided by Arnaudversluys.com, Arnaudversluys.com Contributors, or others appearing on the Site at the invitation of Arnaudversluys.com, or other visitors to the Site including but not limited to Forum Users, is solely at your own risk.

Your use of the Site binds implies you agree to indemnify, defend and hold Arnaudversluys.com, its directors, officers, shareholders, parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, agents and licensors harmless from and against any and all liability, losses, damages and costs, including, without limitation, reasonable attorneys' fees, arising from your use of the Site or Content.

The Site may contain health- or medical-related materials that are sexually explicit. If you find these materials offensive, you may not want to use our Site. The Site and the Content are provided on an "as is" basis.

Copyrights and Limitations on Use

All content in this Site, including site layout, design, images, programs, text and other information (collectively, the "Content") is the property of Arnaudversluys.com and its affiliated companies or licensors and is protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws.

You may not copy, display, distribute, modify, publish, reproduce, store, transmit, create derivative works from, or sell or license all or any part of the Content, products or services obtained from this Site in any medium to anyone, except as otherwise expressly permitted under applicable law or as described in these Terms and Conditions or relevant license or registered user agreement.

You may print or download Content from the Site for your own personal, non-commercial use, provided that you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices. You may not engage in systematic retrieval of Content from the Site to create or compile, directly or indirectly, a collection, compilation, database or directory without prior written permission from Arnaudversluys.com.

You agree that you will not use any robots, spiders, crawlers or other automated downloading programs or devices to: (i) continuously and automatically search or index any Content, unless authorized by us; (ii) harvest personal information from the Site for purposes of sending unsolicited or unauthorized material; or (iii) cause disruption to the working of the Site. If this Site contains robot exclusion files or robot exclusion headers, you agree to honor them. Any questions about whether a particular use is authorized and any requests for permission to publish, reproduce, distribute, display or make derivative works from any Content should be directed to info@arnaudversluys.com.

You may not use the services on the Site to publish or distribute any information (including software or other content) which is illegal, which violates or infringes upon the rights of any other person, which is abusive, hateful, obscene, profane, pornographic, threatening or vulgar, which contains errors, viruses or other harmful components, or which is otherwise actionable at law. Arnaudversluys.com may at any time exercise editorial control over the content of any information or material that is submitted or distributed through its facilities and/or services.

You may not, without the approval of Arnaudversluys.com, use the Site to publish or distribute any advertising, promotional material, or solicitation to other users of the Site to use any goods or services. For example (but without limitation), you may not use the Site to conduct any business, to solicit the performance of any activity that is prohibited by law, or to solicit other users to become subscribers of other information services. Similarly, you may not use the Site to download and redistribute public information or shareware for personal gain or use the facilities and/or services to distribute multiple copies of public domain information or shareware.

Trademarks

Canonical Chinese Medicine® and The Journal of Classics in East Asian Medicine™  are registered trademarks of Arnaudversluys.com and its parent company Acupuncture Associates of Oregon, LLC. All other trademarks appearing on this Site are the property of their respective owners.

Links to Other Sites

The Site may contain hyperlinks to other sites or resources that are provided solely for your convenience. Arnaudversluys.com is not responsible for the availability of external sites or resources linked to the Site, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. Transactions that occur between you and any third party are strictly between you and the third party and are not the responsibility of Arnaudversluys.com. Because Arnaudversluys.com is not responsible for the availability or accuracy of these outside resources or their contents, you should review the terms and conditions and privacy policies of these linked sites, as their policies may differ from ours.

Disclaimer of Warranties and Liability

Neither Arnaudversluys.com, its affiliates, nor any third-party content providers or licensors makes any warranty whatsoever, including without limitation, that the operation of the Site will be uninterrupted or error-free; that defects will be corrected; that this Site, including the server that makes it available, is free of viruses or other harmful components; as to the results that may be obtained from use of the Content or other materials on the Site; or as to the accuracy, completeness, reliability, availability, suitability, quality, non-infringement or operation of any Content, product or service provided on or accessible from the Site.

THIS SITE AND ALL CONTENT, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN OR ACCESSIBLE FROM THIS SITE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS OF ANY KIND (EXPRESS, IMPLIED AND STATUTORY, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF TITLE AND NONINFRINGEMENT AND THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE), ALL OF WHICH ARNAUDVERSLUYS.COM DISCLAIMS TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. YOUR USE OF THE SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK.

To the extent permissible under applicable laws, no responsibility is assumed for any injury and/or damage to persons or property as a matter of products liability, negligence or otherwise, or from any use or operation of any ideas, instructions, methods, products or procedures contained in the Site. The Content contained on this site pertaining to medical or health sciences information is intended for licensed professional use within the medical field. No suggested test or procedure should be carried out unless, in the reader's judgment, its risk is justified. Because of rapid advances in the medical sciences, we recommend that the independent verification of diagnoses and drug dosages should be made. Discussions, views, and recommendations as to medical procedures, products, choice of drugs, and drug dosages are the responsibility of the authors.

NEITHER ARNAUDVERSLUYS.COM NOR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES OR LICENSORS SHALL BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANYONE ELSE FOR ANY LOSS OR INJURY, CAUSED IN WHOLE OR PART BY ITS NEGLIGENCE OR CONTINGENCIES BEYOND ITS CONTROL IN PROCURING, COMPILING, INTERPRETING, REPORTING OR DELIVERING INFORMATION THROUGH THE SITE. IN NO EVENT WILL ARNAUDVERSLUYS.COM, ITS AFFILIATES OR LICENSORS BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANYONE ELSE FOR ANY DECISION MADE OR ACTION TAKEN BY YOU IN RELIANCE ON SUCH INFORMATION. ARNAUDVERSLUYS.COM AND ITS AFFILIATES AND LICENSORS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANYONE ELSE FOR ANY DAMAGES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, OR SIMILAR DAMAGES) EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

Arnaudversluys.com neither endorses nor takes responsibility for any products, goods or services offered by outside vendors through our services or advertised on our system.

Systems Reliability

Arnaudversluys.com aims to keep the Site available twenty-four (24) hours a day, seven (7) days a week and to maintain saved information. However, due to technical failures, acts of God or routine maintenance, availability may be limited and/or information may be lost. Arnaudversluys.com shall not be liable for lost information or non-availability of the services.

Governing Law and Venue

These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Oregon, USA, without regard to its conflicts of law principles. You hereby submit to and agree that the sole jurisdiction and venue for any actions that may arise under or in relation to the subject matter hereof shall be the courts located in the State of Oregon, USA.

Privacy Policy

Personally Identifiable Information We Collect About You

We collect Personally Identifiable Information that you provide to us when you register as a member of Arnaudversluys.com and/or when you update your member profile. We use the Personally Identifiable Information that you provide to respond to your questions, provide you the specific services you select, send you emails about Web site maintenance and updates, and inform you of significant changes to this Privacy Policy.

No information whatsoever, including but not limited to your email address, is shared with external parties for any commercial, academic or other purpose.

Newsletters & Emails to You

At registration and at various times as you use Arnaudversluys.com, you will be given the option of receiving recurring informational/promotional newsletters via email from Arnaudversluys.com. These emails will not contain Personal Health Information.

In order to subscribe to such newsletters via email, we need your contact information, such as name and email address. You can unsubscribe from the newsletters by simply unsubscribing in your profile page or by clicking the link at the bottom of the email newsletter. An email to our automated unsubscribe service will then be created on your computer. Click the "send" button. You will then be unsubscribed from that newsletter within two to three business days. You may also unsubscribe or change any of your email preferences by clicking on the applicable links in your email newsletter or by changing your user profile. If you are experiencing difficulties with our automated unsubscribe service, please email info@arnaudversluys.com. We will then manually unsubscribe you from that newsletter in two to three business days.

Message Boards and other Public Forums

As a service to our users, Arnaudversluys.com features message boards, chat rooms and other public forums where users with similar interests or medical conditions can share information and support one another or where users can post questions for experts to answer. We also offer online discussions moderated by medical or healthcare experts.

When discussing actual patient cases on the forum, every user agrees to be bound by the privacy stipulations for medical researchers created by the US Department of Health and Human Services National Institutes of Health. The HIPAA privacy rules will be enforced by Arnaudversluys.com and incompliant postings will be deleted. Repeated violations of the HIPAA rules will result in the permanent deletion of the User Account. For more information on what patient information to exclude during posting, please visit: http://privacyruleandresearch.nih.gov/pr_08.asp

Note that any information shared (including Personally Identifiable and Personal Health Information) that you reveal in a chat room, message board, or online discussion such as on Arnaudversluys.com is by design open to the public and is not a private, secure service. You should think carefully before disclosing any Personally Identifiable or Personal Health Information of yourself in any public forum. What you have written may be seen, disclosed to or collected by third parties and may be used by others in ways we are unable to control or predict, including to contact you for unauthorized purposes.

Subscription Services

From time to time, Arnaudversluys.com offers users the opportunity to register for paid subscription services. Each subscription service has its own Service Agreement that governs your use of the service and the information we collect to provide the service, including your credit card information. The Service Agreement will be disclosed to you at the time of registration for that subscription service.

Correspondence

Any questions relating this policy or the use of the site, can be directed to:

Arnaudversluys.com

2850 SW Cedar Hills Blvd, Ste. 258

Beaverton, OR, 97005-1354

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