Terms and Conditions
Terms and Conditions
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PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS WEBSITE. All users of this site agree that access to and use of this site are subject to the following terms and conditions and other applicable law. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, please do not use this site. This is a legally binding agreement between you and DDB Media, LLC
DDB Media, LLC and WLS Lifestyles Do Not Provide Medical Advice
Health-related information is made available to users of this WLS Lifestyles Site solely for informational purposes, and is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical or psychological advice, diagnosis, or treatment. In no way should the availability of health-related information be considered as medical or psychological advice from us, our content providers or the third party author of any content provided by our content providers, or as a substitute for consulting your doctor. Always seek the advice of your doctor or other qualified health provider for any medical questions you may have regarding your health or a medical or psychological condition. Viewing this Site , receipt of information contained on this site, or the transmission of information from or to this site does not constitute a physician-patient or psychologist-patient relationship. Never disregard professional medical or psychological advice or delay in seeking medical or psychological treatment because of something you have read on this Site or on sites that have links from us.
We and our health information content providers do not approve, recommend or endorse any specific tests, products, procedures, opinions, or other information that may be mentioned on this Site. In addition, we do not approve, recommend or endorse any specific tests, products, procedures, opinions, or other information that may be mentioned on other locations on the Internet to which we have links, including without limitation advertisements placed on those sites or on our Blog. Additionally, we are not responsible for information provided by health information content providers, blog information on this Site, third party sites linked to this Site, or third-party sites and advertisements, and do not make any representations regarding the content, accuracy, or timeliness of any of such information.
By health-related information, we mean the health-related, medical, psychological, nutritional and wellness information available through this Site that includes, but is not limited to, text, graphics, video, and images; information created by health information content providers, licensors, suppliers, and other third parties; advertisements; and any other material, information or health information content accessible on linked third-party web sites.
Advertising On Our Site
In addition to relationships with our content providers, we may also accept other advertising and promotions from third parties. Such advertising and promotions (including without limitation banner, badge and contextual advertising) contain information relating to specific products and information on health-related topics that is produced by or at the direction of the those advertisers. We are not responsible nor do we verify the health information content contained in such advertisements. We do not endorse any such products or services. Some advertisers and content providers pay us to promote their companies and products and some are provided complimentary.
Professional Service Listing
The entire content included in this site, including but not limited to text, graphics or code is copyrighted as a collective work under the United States and other copyright laws, and is the property of DDB Media LLC. The collective work includes works that are licensed to DDB Media LLC. Copyright 2010, DDB Media LLC ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Permission is granted to electronically copy and print hard copy portions of this site for the sole purpose of placing an order with DDB Media LLC or purchasing DDB Media LLC products. You may display and, subject to any expressly stated restrictions or limitations relating to specific material, download or print portions of the material from the different areas of the site solely for your own non-commercial use, or to place an order with DDB Media LLC or to purchase DDB Media LLC products. Any other use, including but not limited to the reproduction, distribution, display or transmission of the content of this site is strictly prohibited, unless authorized by DDB Media LLC. You further agree not to change or delete any proprietary notices from materials downloaded from the site.
All trademarks, service marks and trade names of DDB Media LLC used in the site are trademarks or registered trademarks of DDB Media LLC. The trademarks, service marks, trade names, and products in this Internet site are protected in the United States and internationally. No use of any of these may be made without the prior, written authorization of the owners of this site, except to identify the products or services of the company.
If you rely on this Site or any information, product or service available through this Site, you do so at your own risk. This site and the materials and products on this site are provided “as is” , and “with all faults” and without warranties of any kind, whether express or implied. To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, DDB Media LLC disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. DDB Media LLC does not represent or warrant that the functions contained in the site will be uninterrupted or error-free, that the defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes the site available are free of viruses or other harmful components. DDB Media LLC does not make any warrantees or representations regarding the use of the materials in this site in terms of their correctness, accuracy, adequacy, usefulness, timeliness, reliability or otherwise. No information or advice given by us, our content providers or any other parties linked or blogged on this Site shall create a warranty or in any way increase the scope of this Warranty. Neither DDB Media, LLC, nor any other party involved in creating, producing, or delivering this Site will be liable for any direct, incidental, consequential, indirect, or punitive damages arising out of your access to, or use of, the Site. Some states do not permit limitations or exclusions on warranties, so the above limitations may not apply to you.
In the event that a DDB Media LLC product is mistakenly listed at an incorrect price, DDB Media LLC reserves the right to refuse or cancel any orders placed for product listed at the incorrect price. DDB Media LLC reserves the right to refuse or cancel any such orders whether or not the order has been confirmed and your credit card charged. If your credit card has already been charged for the purchase and your order is cancelled, DDB Media LLC shall issue a credit to your credit card account in the amount of the incorrect price.
DDB Media LLC may deliver notice to you by means of e-mail, a general notice on the site, or by other reliable method to the address you have provided to DDB Media LLC.
Your use of this site shall be governed in all respects by the laws of the state of Connecticut U.S.A., without regard to choice of law provisions. You agree that jurisdiction over and venue in any legal proceeding directly or indirectly arising out of or relating to this site (including but not limited to the purchase of DDB Media LLC products) shall be in the state or federal courts located in New Haven County, Connecticut. Any cause of action or claim you may have with respect to the site (including but not limited to the purchase of DDB Media LLC products) must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises. DDB Media LLC’s failure to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of these terms and conditions shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right. Neither the course of conduct between the parties nor trade practice shall act to modify any of these terms and conditions. DDB Media LLC may assign its rights and duties under this Agreement to any party at any time without notice to you.
Use of Site
Harassment in any manner or form on the site, including via e-mail, chat, or by use of obscene or abusive language, is strictly forbidden. Impersonation of others, including a DDB Media LLC or other licensed employee, host, or representative, as well as other members or visitors on the site is prohibited. You may not upload to, distribute, or otherwise publish through the site any content which is libelous, defamatory, obscene, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, illegal, or otherwise objectionable which may constitute or encourage a criminal offense, violate the rights of any party or which may otherwise give rise to liability or violate any law. You may not upload commercial content on the site or use the site to solicit others to join or become members of any other commercial online service or other organization.
DDB Media LLC does not and cannot review all communications and materials posted to or created by users accessing the site, and is not in any manner responsible for the content of these communications and materials. You acknowledge that by providing you with the ability to view and distribute user-generated content on the site, DDB Media LLC is merely acting as a passive conduit for such distribution and is not undertaking any obligation or liability relating to any contents or activities on the site. However, DDB Media LLC reserves the right to block or remove communications or materials that it determines to be (a) abusive, defamatory, or obscene, (b) fraudulent, deceptive, or misleading, (c) in violation of a copyright, trademark or; other intellectual property right of another or (d) offensive or otherwise unacceptable to DDB Media LLC in its sole discretion.
You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless DDB Media LLC, its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors and suppliers (collectively the “Service Providers”) from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, resulting from any violation of these terms and conditions or any activity related to your account (including negligent or wrongful conduct) by you or any other person accessing the site using your Internet account.
In an attempt to provide increased value to our visitors, DDB Media LLC may link to sites operated by third parties. However, even if the third party is affiliated with DDB Media LLC, DDB Media LLC has no control over these linked sites, all of which have separate privacy and data collection practices, independent of DDB Media LLC. These linked sites are only for your convenience and therefore you access them at your own risk. Nonetheless, DDB Media LLC seeks to protect the integrity of its web site and the links placed upon it and therefore requests any feedback on not only its own site, but for sites it links to as well (including if a specific link does not work).
Changes to these Terms and Conditions
If we decide to change these Terms and Conditions, we will post those changes on this page. Changes will apply immediately upon posting. Please check these Terms and Conditions each time before you access our Site. These Terms and Conditions were last modified on November 5, 2007.
This site is not intended for children except for informational purposes under the supervision of an adult guardian. By accessing and using this Site, you represent that you are not a minor and have legal capacity to access, utilize and contract under this Site; except as otherwise provided by law.
The sender of any communications to this Site or otherwise to us shall be responsible for the content and information contained therein, including its truthfulness and accuracy.