TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Welcome! Prudent Patient (http://prudentpatient.com) (“Service”, “Site”, “we”, “I”, “me”, “us”) is a personally-owned website and blog written and edited by Crystal Polson (“I”, “me”). The term “you” refers to any users, visitors and viewers of the Site regardless of their location when using the Service. Before you use this Site, please carefully read the terms, conditions, disclaimers and policies.
You are reading this blog and all of its content of your own free will. If you do not fully agree to all of these terms, conditions, disclaimers, and policies then please do not use the Site or any of its free or paid content.
Please be aware that the content on this Site is intended for patients and caregivers residing in the United States. If you reside in any other country, and choose to access the Site, then you do so at your own risk and with the knowledge that not all of the content may be relevant to you.
- WEBSITE USE
By accessing this Site and its content, you attest that you are at least 18 years old and agree to be bound by the Terms and Conditions. You are grated limited license to access and review this Site for personal use only.
- USER GENERATED CONTENT
When you comment on blog posts, social media, chat boards, etc., your information is publicly available to other users. If you post or submit any material to the Site you are attesting that you are the owner of the information and you are at least 18 years old. You also agree to give us an unlimited license to share your submitted information on this Site and to be identified as the author. I reserve the right to remove any content, including blog and social media comments, that I deem to be inappropriate, offensive, unlawful or objectionable.
- COMMENTS POLICY
Negative, derogatory, inappropriate, offensive, unlawful, defamatory and/or objectionable comments will not be tolerated on the Site or any of its social media accounts including Facebook and Twitter. Comments must be respectful and NICE! I reserve the right to review and delete comments on the Site or any of its social media accounts at any time without warning.
This Site offers information about healthcare systems, health, wellness, fitness and nutrition. First and foremost, any and all content on this Site is for informational and educational purposes only. All materials on this Site are provided ‘as is’. By using the Site, you agree to all disclaimers whether or not you have actually read them. If you do not agree with these disclaimers, do not access or use this Site or any of its content.
- NO MEDICAL, LEGAL or FINANCIAL ADVICE IS PROVIDED. Your access and use of this Site, or any of its content, does not forge an actual or implied provider-patient relationship. I am a nurse, but I am not YOUR nurse. While I do use my medical and nursing knowledge to create content for the Site, I do not make any warranties or guarantee any results. I will not be held liable for any actual or perceived damages or losses allegedly caused by the Site or any of its content. We do not provide medical, legal or financial advice of any kind. Any content you read here, or images you view, are not meant to diagnose or treat medical or mental conditions. Information on this Site is not meant to support nor replace the expertise of a medical, legal or financial professional. Never ignore advice from your medical professional (or healthcare provider of your choosing), delay seeking medical attention or avoid paying your medical bills, because of anything you have read on this Site. I am not liable for how you use and/or implement the information you read or access on this Site.
- CONTENT RELIABILITY. All reasonable efforts have been made to ensure that the content on this site is reliable. However, the information is made available without any warranty of any kind. Choosing to follow any opinions or advice found on this site is solely at your own risk. Prudent Patient is not responsible for, and accepts no risk or liability, for any re-published content on this site or other linked sites. Should you choose to take action based upon content read on this site, you do so at your own risk and hold the author and the Site harmless. To the fullest extent permitted by law, we do not accept any liability for any loss or damage (whether it be actual or perceived) incurred by you or others in connection with the Site.
- EXTERNAL RESOURCES. From time to time we may recommend and/or provide links to, external resources, links, services, products and/or third-party content. We are not responsible, and will be held harmless, for the content, views, opinions or any inaccuracies made by any of these external resources or third parties. Use of any external resources, links, services, products and/or third-party content is at your own risk.
- TECHNOLOGY. We do our best to ensure that the Site’s service is uninterrupted. We do not guarantee that your access will not be suspended, restricted or slowed at certain times for things such as Site maintenance, updates, increased internet traffic, down host servers and network failures.
- NO WARRANTIES
ALL CONTENT, INFORMATION, PRODUCTS, SERVICES, THIRD-PARTY SERVICES AND LINKS OFFERED ON OR THROUGH THIS SITE ARE PROVIDED ‘AS IS’ AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSABLE BY LAW, WE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING (BUT NOT LIMITED TO) IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
WE MAKE EVERY EFFORT TO PROVIDE YOU WITH ACCURATE, CURRENT AND USABLE CONTENT, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES. HEALTHCARE SYSTEMS, TOPICS AND INFORMATION CONSTANTLY AND RAPIDLY CHANGE SO
WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE SITE, OR ANY OF ITS CONTENT, PRODUCTS, SERVICES OR FUNCTIONS WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, ERROR-FREE, ACCURATE, FUNCTIONAL, APPROPRIATE OR RELIABLE AT ALL TIMES.
WE DO NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OR RESULTS OF THE USE OF THE SITE OR ON THIRD-PARTY SITES IN TERMS OF THEIR ACCURACY, CORRECTNESS, TIMELINESS, RELIABILITY OR OTHERWISE.
YOU USE THE SITE AT YOUR OWN RISK AND ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THE INFORMATION YOU READ HERE MAY CONTAIN ERRORS OR INACCURACIES.
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, WE DO NOT ACCEPT ANY LIABILITY FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE (WHETHER IT BE ACTUAL OR PERCEIVED) INCURRED BY YOU OR OTHERS IN CONNECTION WITH THE SITE.
You agree to hold harmless and indemnify the Site, and me, at all times. You agree to this by using the Site. If you do not agree, please do not use this Site. I am not responsible or liable, in any way, for the way you choose to use the information or materials on this Site. I assume absolutely no liability for any injuries, damages or other losses alleged in connection with your use of access of this Site. I am not liable to any party for any type of direct, indirect, special, incidental, equitable and/or consequential damages for you use, reliance, actions or failures to act related to the content on this Site.
- GOVERNING LAW
Any claims relating to the Site shall be governed by the laws of the State of New Jersey (USA) and the State of Victoria (AUSTRALIA) without regard to its conflict law of provisions.