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This site does not provide medical advice

The contents of the Spine & Sport Institute website, such as text, graphics, images, information obtained from Spine & Sport Institute’s licensors, and other material contained on the Spine & Sport Institute  Site ("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 Spine & Sport Institute, your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition, treatment, stretches or exercises. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on the Spine & Sport Institute Site.

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

Children's privacy
We are committed to protecting the privacy of children. You should be aware that this Site is not intended or designed to attract children under the age of 13. We do not collect personally identifiable information from any person we actually know is a child under the age of 13.

Use of content

Spine & Sport Institute authorizes you to view or download a single copy of the material on the Spine & Sport Institute  Site solely for your personal, noncommercial use if you include the following copyright notice: "Copyright © Spine & Sport Institute. All rights reserved" and other copyright and proprietary rights notices that are contained in the Content. Any special rules for the use of certain software and other items accessible on the Spine & Sport Institute  Site may be included elsewhere within the Site and are incorporated into these Terms and Conditions by reference.

The Content is protected by copyright under both United States, Canadian, and foreign laws. Title to the Content remains with Spine & Sport Institute or its licensors. Any use of the Content not expressly permitted by these Terms and Conditions is a breach of these Terms and Conditions and may violate copyright, trademark, and other laws. Content and features are subject to change or termination without notice in the editorial discretion of Spine & Sport Institute. All rights not expressly granted herein are reserved to Spine & Sport Institute and its licensors.

If you violate any of these Terms and Conditions, your permission to use the Content automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any copies you have made of any portion of the Content.

Liability of Spine & Sport Institute and its licensors
The use of the Spine & Sport Institute Site and the Content is at your own risk.  When using the Spine & Sport Institute Site, information will be transmitted over a medium that may be beyond the control and jurisdiction of Spine & Sport Institute and its suppliers.

Accordingly, Spine & Sport Institute assumes no liability for or relating to the delay, failure, interruption, or corruption of any data or other information transmitted in connection with use of the Spine & Sport Institute Site.
The Spine & Sport Institute Site and the content are provided on an "as is" basis.

Spine & Sport Institute, ITS LICENSORS, AND ITS SUPPLIERS, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTIES' RIGHTS, AND FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

Without limiting the foregoing, Spine & Sport Institute, its licensors, and its suppliers make no representations or warranties about the following:

  • The accuracy, reliability, completeness, currentness, or timeliness of the Content, software, text, graphics, links, or communications provided on or through the use of the Spine & Sport Institute Site or Spine & Sport Institute.
  • The satisfaction of any government regulations requiring disclosure of information on prescription drug products or the approval or compliance of any software tools with regard to the Content contained on the Spine & Sport Institute Site.

In no event shall Spine & Sport Institute, its licensors, its suppliers, or any third parties mentioned on the Spine & Sport Institute Site be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, incidental and consequential damages, personal injury/wrongful death, lost profits, or damages resulting from lost data or business interruption) resulting from the use of or inability to use the Spine & Sport Institute Site or the Content, whether based on warranty, contract, tort, or any other legal theory, and whether or not Spine & Sport Institute, its licensors, its suppliers, or any third parties mentioned on the Spine & Sport Institute Site are advised of the possibility of such damages. Spine & Sport Institute, its licensors, its suppliers, or any third parties mentioned on the Spine & Sport Institute Site are not liable for any personal injury, including death, caused by your use or misuse of the Site, or Content.

Passwords
Spine & Sport Institute has tools that allow you to sign up to receive information, record and store information. You are responsible for taking all reasonable steps to ensure that no unauthorized person shall have access to your Spine & Sport Institute passwords or accounts.

It is your sole responsibility to (1) control the dissemination and use of activation codes and passwords; (2) authorize, monitor, and control access to and use of your Spine & Sport Institute account and password; (3) promptly inform Spine & Sport Institute of any need to deactivate a password. You grant Spine & Sport Institute and all other persons or entities involved in the operation of the Site the right to transmit, monitor, retrieve, store, and use your information in connection with the operation of the Site. Spine & Sport Institute cannot and does not assume any responsibility or liability for any information you submit, or your or third parties' use or misuse of information transmitted or received using Spine & Sport Institute tools and services.

Advertisements, and links to other sites
Spine & Sport Institute may provide links to third-party web sites. Spine & Sport Institute may agree to allow advertisers to respond to certain search terms with advertisements or sponsored content. Spine & Sport Institute does not recommend and does not endorse the content on any third-party websites. Spine & Sport Institute is not responsible for the content of linked third-party sites, sites framed within the Spine & Sport Institute Site, third-party sites provided as search results, or third-party advertisements, and does not make any representations regarding their content or accuracy. Your use of third-party websites is at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for such sites. Spine & Sport Institute does not endorse any product, service, or treatment advertised on the Spine & Sport Institute Site.

Indemnity
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold Spine & Sport Institute, its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, and suppliers, harmless from and against any claims, actions or demands, liabilities and settlements including without limitation, reasonable legal and accounting fees, resulting from, or alleged to result from, your violation of these Terms and Conditions.

General
Spine & Sport Institute is based in Vero Beach, FL.  Spine & Sport Institute makes no claims that Spine & Sport Institute's, Content are appropriate or may be downloaded in any geographic area. Access to the Content may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. If you access the Spine & Sport Institute Network, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with the laws of your jurisdiction.

The following provisions survive the expiration or termination of this Agreement for any reason whatsoever: Liability, User Submissions, Indemnity, Jurisdiction, and Complete Agreement.

Jurisdiction
You expressly agree that exclusive jurisdiction for any dispute with Spine & Sport Institute, or in any way relating to your use of the Spine & Sport Institute Site, resides in the courts of FL, United States and you further agree and expressly consent to the exercise of personal jurisdiction in the courts of FL, United States in connection with any such dispute including any claim involving Spine & Sport Institute or its affiliates, subsidiaries, employees, contractors, officers, directors, telecommunication providers, and content providers.
If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms and Conditions, which shall remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any of these Terms and Conditions shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or condition or any other term or condition.

Notice and takedown procedures; and copyright agent
If you believe any materials accessible on or from the Site infringe your copyright, you may request removal of those materials (or access thereto) from this web site by contacting Spine & Sport Institute's copyright agent (identified below) and providing the following information:

  • Identification of the copyrighted work that you believe to be infringed. Please describe the work, and where possible include a copy or the location (e.g., URL) of an authorized version of the work.
  • Identification of the material that you believe to be infringing and its location. Please describe the material, and provide us with its URL or any other pertinent information that will allow us to locate the material.
  • Your name, address, telephone number and (if available) e-mail address.
  • A statement that you have a good faith belief that the complained of use of the materials is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.
  • A statement that the information that you have supplied is accurate, and indicating that "under penalty of perjury," you are the copyright owner or are authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.
  • A signature or the electronic equivalent from the copyright holder or authorized representative.

Spine & Sport Institute's agent for copyright issues relating to this web site is as follows:

PatientSites. 2927 Lakeshore blvd west, Suite 322, Toronto Ontario.  M8V 1J3.  Or call: 416 488 2630

Complete agreement

Except as expressly provided in a particular "legal notice" on the Spine & Sport Institute Site, these Terms and Conditions and the Spine & Sport Institute Privacy Policy constitute the entire agreement between you and Spine & Sport Institute with respect to the use of the Spine & Sport Institute Site, and Content.

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