Terms and Conditions

This site is not designed to and does not provide medical advice, professional diagnosis, opinion, treatment or services to you or to any other individual. The information provided in this site, or through linkages to other sites, is not a substitute for medical or professional care, and you should not use the information in place of a visit, call consultation or the advice of your physician or other healthcare provider.

Hearts for Emma, a non profit organization, is not liable or responsible for any advice, course of treatment, diagnosis or any other information, services or product you obtain through this site. If you have any questions regarding your health or a medical condition, consult your physician. Never rely on information on this website or any website in place of seeking professional medical advice. Internet sites cannot and do not provide personal advice. The opinions expressed are for informational purposes only and are not to be considered by you, or anyone, as appropriate or professional, or diagnostic of your condition or situation. We strongly urge you to PERSONALLY speak with your physician or other licensed healthcare practitioner to determine if and how the information on this Site pertains to you, if at all. Call your doctor or 911 immediately for all medical emergencies. Use of the Site is solely at your own risk.

You Use the Site and the Content at Your Own Risk
When using the Site, information is transmitted over a medium (the Internet) which is beyond the control and jurisdiction of Hearts for Emma. Accordingly, Hearts for Emma 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 Site. We do not make warranties or representations regarding the security of the Site, the Content or Submissions. Data sent over the internet may be intercepted by third parties; if you are concerned about the security of your data, you should not send it over the internet.

PUBLIC AREAS
If you use one of the areas of the Site that permit you and others to post communications, such as member columns, bulletin boards, chat rooms, and live events (“Public Areas”), you are solely responsible for your own Submissions, the consequences of posting those Submissions, and your reliance on any communications found in the Public Areas. Hearts for Emma is not responsible for the consequences of any communications in the Public Areas. In cases where you feel threatened or believe someone else is in danger, you should contact your local law enforcement agency immediately.
If you have, or think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately.

In consideration of being allowed to use the Public Areas and submit Submissions, you agree that your failure to comply with any of the following will constitute a material breach of these Terms and Conditions: you will not use a Public Area for any purpose in violation of local, state, national, or international laws; you will not post material that infringes on the intellectual property rights of others or on the privacy or publicity rights of others; you will not post material that is unlawful, obscene, defamatory, threatening, harassing, abusive, slanderous, hateful, or embarrassing to any other person or entity; you will not post advertisements or solicitations of business or post chain letters or pyramid schemes; you will not impersonate others, distribute viruses or other harmful computer code, or harvest or otherwise collect information about others (including email addresses, without their consent); you will not allow other persons or entities to use your identification for posting or viewing comments; you will not post the same note more than once or engage in any form of “spamming”; and you will not engage in any conduct that restricts or inhibits any other person from using or enjoying the Public Area or the Site.

You acknowledge that we do not ordinarily monitor Submissions or the Public Area, and we reserve the right to refuse to accept or to remove any Submission that is, in our sole discretion, unacceptable, and to disclose Submissions to law enforcement agencies or authorities who may investigate reports of misuse or abuse of the Website or the Content.