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Terms and Conditions of Use

Thank you for visiting the website (the "Website") of the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Inc. and its subsidiaries (collectively, "Moffitt"). This page contains the terms and conditions that apply to your use of this website. Your use is also subject to Moffitt's Internet Privacy Policy.

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE (THE "TERMS") CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THE MOFFITT WEBSITE. BY ENTERING THIS WEBSITE, YOU AGREE TO THE TERMS.

If you do not agree to the Terms, you may not use this Website. We reserve the right, at our discretion, to update or revise the Terms. Please check the Terms periodically for changes. Your continued use of the Website following the posting of any changes to the Terms constitutes acceptance of those changes. Moffitt reserves the right to terminate or alter the Terms, or to modify or terminate the Website at any time without notice to you.

What is the Purpose of the Website?

This Website contains only general information, is designed for educational purposes only, and is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Users of this Website should not rely on information provided in this Website for their own health needs. If you have a health-related problem, or any specific medical questions, please consult with your health care provider. Use of this Website does not create a patient relationship with Moffitt or its medical staff.

How do you submit Information to Moffitt Using the Website?

There may be certain webpages in this Website whereby you can voluntarily agree to submit information, including personal information, such as information that could be used to identify or contact you or information about your medical condition ("Personal Information") to Moffitt. If you choose to voluntarily submit information, including Personal Information, to Moffitt through this Website, you understand and agree that such information will be transmitted over the Internet. While Moffitt has taken reasonable steps to protect any information that you may submit from unauthorized interception and use, the risk of unauthorized interception and use of electronically transmitted information cannot be entirely eliminated. Therefore, there is always a risk of unauthorized interception and use of any information that you submit to Moffitt through this Website.

If you access and use this Website, Moffitt will not be responsible for any unauthorized interception and use of your information, and you understand and agree that Moffitt shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special, consequential, or any other damages arising from your use of this Website.

Legal Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability

Disclaimer of Warranties

MOFFITT MAKES NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS, TIMELINESS OR USEFULNESS OF ANY INFORMATION CONTAINED OR REFERENCED IN THIS WEBSITE. ALL MATERIALS, INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS WEBSITE (THE "CONTENT") ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND "WITH ALL FAULTS." THE CONTENT IS PROVIDED WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NONINFRINGEMENT. MOFFITT, ITS SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, LICENCEES, AND ITS LICENSORS DO NOT WARRANT (1) THAT THE CONTENT IS ACCURATE, RELIABLE OR CORRECT; (2) THAT THIS WEBSITE WILL BE AVAILABLE AT ANY PARTICULAR TIME OR LOCATION; (3) THAT ANY DEFECTS OR ERRORS WILL BE CORRECTED; OR (4) THAT THE CONTENT IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE IS SOLELY AT YOUR RISK. IN THE EVENT THAT STATE OR LOCAL LAW DOES NOT PERMIT THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES, THESE EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

Limitation of Liability

MOFFITT DOES NOT ASSUME ANY RISK FOR YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE. USERS OF THIS WEBSITE SHOULD BE AWARE THAT INFORMATION ABOUT HEALTH CARE CHANGES CONSTANTLY, AND BECAUSE THIS WEBSITE IS ONLY UPDATED PERIODICALLY, IT MAY NOT CONTAIN THE MOST RECENT INFORMATION. MOFFITT RESERVES THE RIGHT TO UPDATE OR CHANGE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS WEBSITE AT ANY TIME. MOFFITT IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR INFORMATION APPEARING AT HYPERLINKS. ALSO, THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE DOES NOT CREATE A PHYSICIAN-PATIENT RELATIONSHIP AND DOES NOT OBLIGATE MOFFITT TO FOLLOW-UP OR CONTACT USERS OF THIS WEBSITE.

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL MOFFITT, ITS SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, LICENCEES, OR LICENSORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR OTHER DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THIS WEBSITE. THIS LIMITATION APPLIES WHETHER THE ALLEGED LIABILITY IS BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY, OR ANY OTHER BASIS, EVEN IF MOFFITT HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE. IN THE EVENT THAT STATE OR LOCAL LAW DOES NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, MOFFITT'S LIABILITY SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

Moffitt has Proprietary Rights in the Materials on the Website

You acknowledge and agree that all content and materials available on this Website are protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents, trade secrets, or other proprietary rights and laws. Except as expressly authorized by Moffitt, you agree not to sell, license, rent, modify, distribute, copy, reproduce, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, publish, adapt, edit, or create derivative works from such materials or content. Notwithstanding the above, you may print or download one copy of the materials or content on this Website on any single computer for your personal, non-commercial use, provided you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices. Systematic retrieval of data or other content from this site to create or compile, directly or indirectly, a collection, compilation, database or directory without written permission from Moffitt is prohibited. In addition, use of the content or materials for any purpose not expressly permitted in the Terms is prohibited.

Choice of Law, Forum, and Attorneys' Fees

The Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Florida. You expressly agree that the exclusive jurisdiction for any claim or action arising out of or relating to the Terms or your use of this Website shall be filed only in the state courts located in Hillsborough County, Florida, and you further agree and submit to the exercise of personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purpose of litigating any such claim or action. In any litigation arising out of the Terms, the prevailing party shall be entitled to recover its attorney's fees and costs in trial, on appeal, and in any bankruptcy proceeding.

Unless otherwise specified herein, the Terms and Internet Privacy Policy govern your use of this Website and supersede all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals (whether oral, written, or electronic) between you and Moffitt with respect to this Website. If any part of the Terms is held invalid or unenforceable, that portion shall be construed in a manner consistent with applicable law to reflect, as nearly as possible, the original intentions of the parties, and the remaining portions shall remain in full force and effect.

 
 
 
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