Terms of use

Notice

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Contents

The Contents of MBBCH, such as text, graphics, images, information obtained from MBBCH’s licensors, and other material contained of the MBBCH Services (“Content”) are for informational purposes only. 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 question you may have regarding a medical condition.

If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately. MBBCH does not recommend or endorse any specific tests, physician, products, procedures, opinions, or other information that may be mentioned on the Services. Reliance on any information provided by MBBCHMBBCH employees, others appearing on the Services at the invitation of MBBCH, or other visitors to the Services is solely at your own risk. The Services 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.

Unless otherwise noted, all Contents on the Services, whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, as well as all derivative works are property owned, controlled, licensed or used with permission by MBBCH, and/or its parents, subsidiaries and affiliates or other parties that have licensed to or otherwise permitted their material to be used by MBBCH. The Services as a whole and their Contents are protected by copyright, trademark, trade dress and other laws and all worldwide right, title and interest in and to the Services and its Contents are owned by MBBCH or used with permission. mbbch.com, MBBCH, the MBBCH logos, and all other trademarks appearing on the Services are trademarks of MBBCH or are licensed or used with permission of the owner by MBBCH. You agree not to display or use such trademarks without MBBCH’s prior written permission. MBBCH disclaims any proprietary interest in trademarks, service marks, logos, slogans, domain names and trade names other than its own.

The Contents of the Services, and the Services as a whole, are intended solely for personal, non-commercial use by the users of the Services and may not be used except as permitted in these Terms of Use. You may share content from the Site with the use of the social media links (i.e. “Share:” “Pin It” and “Tweet”) provided on our Services.  You may also share content from the Services via email through the use of our “Share” link.  You may download or copy the Contents and other downloadable materials displayed on the Services for your personal use only. No right, title or interest in any downloaded materials or software is transferred to you as a result of any such downloading, sharing or copying. Except as noted above, you may not reproduce, republish, publish, upload, post, transmit, distribute (including by email or other electronic means), publicly display, modify, create derivative works from, sell or participate in any sale of, or exploit in any way, in whole or in part, any of the Contents, the Services, or any related software without the prior written consent of Healthline or the owner of such material. Nothing contained on the Services grants or should be construed as granting, any license or right to use, implied or otherwise, any trademarks, trade names, service marks, trade dress, copyrighted or other proprietary material displayed on this Services without the prior written consent of MBBCH or the owner of such material. All rights not expressly granted herein by MBBCH to you are reserved by MBBCH and/or its licensors. Third-party trade names, product names and logos, contained in this website may be the trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.

The information presented on or through the Services is made available solely for general information purposes. We may update the content on this Services from time to time, but the content is not necessarily complete or up-to-date. Any of the material on the Services may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.

 

Acceptable use

You are prohibited from violating or attempting to violate the security measures on the Services, including, without limitation:

  1. Using a false password or one belonging to another user or accessing data not intended for the user or logging into a server or account which such user is not authorized to access;
  2. Disclosing a password or permitting a third party to use a password or failing to notify us if a password is compromised;
  3. Attempting to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of the system or network or to breach security or authentication measures without proper authorization;
  4. Attempting to interfere with service to any user, host or network, including, without limitation, via means of overloading, “flooding”, “mail bombing” or “crashing”;
  5. Sending unsolicited e-mail or commercial electronic messages, including promotions and/or advertising of products or services;
  6. Forging any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any e-mail or newsgroup posting; or
  7. Hijacking all or any part of the Services content, deleting or changing any Services content, deploying pop-up messages or advertising, running or displaying this Services or any Services content in frames or through similar means on another website, or linking to the Services or any page within the Services, without our specific written permission.

 

General Use

You agree to use the Services only for lawful purposes and only for your own personal, non-commercial use. You may not use the Services to transmit, post, download, distribute, copy, display publicly, store or destroy material (a) in violation of any applicable law or regulation, (b) in a manner that will infringe the copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret or other intellectual property rights of others or violate the privacy or publicity or other personal rights of others, or (c) that is libelous, obscene, offensive, threatening, defamatory, abusive or hateful.

We have absolute discretion to determine if any use violates these rules, and to act as we deem appropriate in the event of any violation. Violations of system or network security may result in civil or criminal liability. We will investigate occurrences which may involve such violations and may involve, cooperate with, and make disclosures to, law enforcement authorities in identifying and prosecuting users who are involved in such violations.

 

User Submissions

All comments, feedback, suggestions, ideas, and other submissions disclosed, submitted or offered to MBBCH on or by the Services or otherwise disclosed, submitted or offered in connection with your use of the Services (collectively, “Comments”) shall be and remain MBBCH’s property. Such disclosure, submission or offer of any Comments shall constitute an assignment to MBBCH of all worldwide right, title and interest in all copyrights and other intellectual properties in the Comments. MBBCH is and shall be under no obligation (1) to maintain any Comments in confidence; (2) to pay to user any compensation for any Comments; or (3) to respond to any user Comments.

You agree that none of the Comments submitted by you to the Services will violate any right of any third party, including copyright, trademark, privacy or other personal or proprietary right(s). You further agree that none of the Comments submitted by you to the Services will be or contain libelous or otherwise unlawful, abusive or obscene material. You are and shall remain solely responsible for the content of any Comments you make.

Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, MBBCH shall have the right to:

  • Remove or refuse to post any Comments for any or no reason in our sole discretion.
  • Take any action with respect to any Comments that we deem necessary or appropriate in our sole discretion, including if we believe that such Comment violates the Terms of Use, infringes any intellectual property right or other right of any person or entity, threatens the personal safety of users of the Services or the public or could create liability for MBBCH .
  • Disclose your identity or other information about you to any third party who claims that material posted by you violates their rights, including their intellectual property rights or their right to privacy.
  • Take appropriate legal action, including without limitation, referral to law enforcement, for any illegal or unauthorized use of the Services.
  • Terminate or suspend your access to all or part of the Services for any or no reason, including without limitation, any violation of these Terms of Use.

Without limiting the foregoing, we have the right to fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing us to disclose the identity or other information of anyone posting any materials on or through the Services. YOU WAIVE AND HOLD HARMLESS THE COMPANY AND ITS AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, LICENSORS, AND SERVICE PROVIDERS FROM ANY CLAIMS RESULTING FROM ANY ACTION TAKEN BY ANY OF THE FOREGOING PARTIES DURING OR AS A RESULT OF ITS INVESTIGATIONS AND FROM ANY ACTIONS TAKEN AS A CONSEQUENCE OF INVESTIGATIONS BY EITHER SUCH PARTIES OR LAW ENFORCEMENT AUTHORITIES.

However, we cannot review all material before it is posted on the Services, and cannot ensure prompt removal of objectionable material after it has been posted. Accordingly, to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, we assume no liability for any action or inaction regarding transmissions, communications or content provided by any user or third party. We have no liability or responsibility to anyone for performance or nonperformance of the activities described in this section.

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