Terms & Conditions

AGREEMENT

By accessing or using this service, you agree to be bound by all of the terms and conditions below, which are intended to be fully effective and binding upon all users. The information contained in this online site is solely intended to provide broad consumer understanding and knowledge of health care topics. This service is for educational purposes only and should in no way be taken to be the provision or practice of medical, nursing or professional healthcare advice or services. The information should not be considered complete and should not be used in place of a visit, call, consultation or advice of your physician or other health care provider. The information obtained from this service is not exhaustive and does not cover all diseases, ailments, physical conditions or their treatments. Should you have any health care-related questions, please call or see your physician or promptly.

PRIVACY POLICY

We respect your personal privacy. We will never release your name, street address, telephone number or e-mail address without your consent. To prevent unauthorized access to your information, we utilize a password protection system as well as 128SSL encryption for all data on the site.

USAGE RULES

You warrant that you will not use this service for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by this Agreement. We reserve the right to deny access to any part of this service at our sole discretion. You are personally responsible for the material that you send.

WARRANTY DISCLAIMER

Information accessed through this site is provided "AS IS" and without warranty, express or implied. All implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose are hereby excluded. Illinois Bone & Joint Institute and all PHYSICIANS, and AFFILIATED ORGANIZATIONS makes no warranty as to the reliability, accuracy, timelines, usefulness or completeness of the information.

WEB-SITE LINKS

Our Web site contains links to web sites operated by other parties. The links are provided for your convenience only. We do not control such web sites and are not responsible for the content and performance of these sites or for your transactions with them. Inclusion of links to such web sites does not imply any endorsement of the material on such web sites or any association with their operators.

LIMITATIONS ON LIABILITY

Neither Illinois Bone & Joint Institute, OR ANY AFFILIATED ORGANIZATION shall be responsible for information provided herein under any theory of liability or indemnity. PHYSICIANS shall not be held responsible for providing such information under any theory of liability or indemnity. The PHYSICIANS who respond to inquiries provide information solely intended to educate and inform. Responses do not create a patient-physician relationship between the answering physician and the individual submitting the request.