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Privacy Policy

Last Modified: December 20, 2012

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By using this Web site ("HealthRights.am"), you signify your assent to these terms of use. If you do not agree to these terms of use, please do not use the site. We reserve the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of these terms at any time. Please check these terms periodically for changes. Your continued use of HealthRights.am following the posting of changes to these terms will mean you accept those changes.

DISCLAIMER:

The HealthRights.am provides the information on its Web site as an educational resource, primarily to help health care consumers understand their rights and take charge of their health care. The HealthRights.am hopes that you will find its Web site helpful and easy to use. However, the application of the information provided on the HealthRights.am Web site to individual circumstances can vary, from case to case, depending upon the specific or unique facts involved. HealthRights.am makes no representations or warranties of any kind regarding applicability of information presented on its site or provided through its links to any specific or individual circumstances. The information presented by the HealthRights.am on its Web site is provided with the understanding that the HealthRights.am is not engaged in rendering legal or medical services or advice through the information provided. Web site users should not rely on any information on this site to take the place of necessary medical or legal consultations with qualified professionals.

RESTRICTIONS ON USE OF MATERIALS:

Unless otherwise noted, all materials, including images, illustrations, designs, icons, photographs, video clips, and written and other materials that are part of HealthRights.am are copyrights, trademarks, trade dress and/or other intellectual properties owned, controlled or licensed by Armenian Center for Health Initiatives (former Antidrugs Civil Union) NGO. No material from HealthRights.am may be copied, reproduced, framed, hyperlinked, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any way, provided, however, you may download, where specifically permitted, one copy of the materials on any single computer for your personal, non-commercial use only, provided you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices.

Us of any robot, spider, other automatic device, or manual process to monitor or copy our Web pages or the content contained herein is strictly forbidden.

Modification of the materials or use of the materials for any other purpose is a violation of HealthRights.am's copyright and other proprietary rights. For purposes of these terms, the use of any such material on any other Web site or networked computer environment is prohibited. All trademarks, service marks, and trade names are proprietary to HealthRights.am.

Usage by Children Under 13. HealthRights.am cannot prohibit minors from visiting this site. HealthRights.am must rely on parents, guardians and those responsible for supervising children under 13 to decide which materials are appropriate for such children to view and/or purchase.

HEALTH & LAW DIRECTORY:

We make an effort to review as many submissions in HealthRights Links Directory as possible, but we cannot always accept every submission.

When submitting your website, please provide an accurate and grammatically correct title and description for your link. The title and description should reflect the content that a user would find on your site.

Your site should not display popups, or attempt to install any software on the user's computer. Your site should be complete with all links working, and with a generous amount of content. If your site is new, please consider making sure it is both complete and worthwhile to a potential user before submitting to the directory.

Finally, sites containing content that is not legal in all parts of the World, or is not legally viewed by children may not be accepted. Thanks for doing your part to submit a quality site that users of this directory will love, as this will be good for your site, and our directory. Thanks so much for your quality submission!

HealthRights.am is developed and funded by Armenian Center for Health Initiatives (former Antidrugs Civil Union) NGO, a non-profit organization committed to advancing the health, basic rights, social equality, and self-determination of disadvantaged persons and groups, especially, injecting drug users. We believe that health for all people is only possible in a global society where the guiding principles are sharing, mutual assistance, and respect for cultural and individual differences.

The personal information collected from the visitors of our website, including their identity, remains confidential. Any information collected from our users (your name, email address, IP address, phone number) will not be sold, shared, or rented to others in ways different from what is disclosed in this privacy statement.
We respect the law(s) on confidentiality applicable to this website (hosting country) and we will never pass on these data to any third party, unless required by law.

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We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, click here.

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LIMITATION OF LIABILITY:

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE, SHALL ANTIDRUGS CIVIL UNION BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE MATERIALS IN THIS WEB SITE, EVEN IF OUR ORGANIZATION AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY OR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN NO EVENT SHALL ANTIDRUGS CIVIL UNION TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES, AND CAUSES OF ACTION (WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE), OR OTHERWISE) EXCEED THE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU, IF ANY, FOR ACCESSING THIS SITE.

LINKS TO OTHER SITES:

HealthRights.am contains links to third-party Websites, especially, we have many outcoming links in HealthRighs Directory. These links are provided solely as a convenience to You and do not constitute endorsement or approval by HealthRights.am of the content on such third-party Websites. HealthRights.am is not responsible for the content of linked third-party sites, which could be considered offensive by certain readers. HealthRights.am does not make any representations regarding the content or accuracy of materials on such third-party Websites. If You decide to access linked third-party Websites, You do so at Your own risk. Your use of third-party Websites may also be subject to the terms and conditions of use of such sites.

The use of a hyperlink is not an endorsement of a company, product, or opinion. The use of the hyperlink does not imply that HealthRights.am agrees with the content being linked to and We do not guarantee that the content contains accurate information. HealthRights.am has no obligation to link to any site.

INTELECTUAL PROPERTY AND COPYRIGHTS

Unless otherwise indicated, HealthRights.am owns all copyrights in the materials on this Site. You may print and download portions of materials from the different areas of this Site solely for Your own noncommercial use. Any redistribution, resale, retransmission, or publication of the copyrighted material posted at this Site is strictly prohibited without the express written consent of HealthRights.am. You agree not to change or delete any proprietary notices including copyright and trademark symbols or other notices from materials downloaded from HealthRights.am.

HealthRights.am, the distinctive look and feel, GIF, JPEG, graphic and icon designs on this Site are tradenames, trademarks and/or service marks of HealthRights.am and are protected by state, federal, and international law. Any other marks used on this Site are the property of their respective owners. Nothing in this Agreement shall be construed as conferring on any third party, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, a license or right under any copyright, patent, or trademark owned by HealthRights.am.

Third-party Websites may use the HealthRights.am logo if they first notify HealthRights.am and agree to use the logo or mark in conformance with HealthRights.am's Linking Agreement.

ADVERTISING AND SPONSORSHIP

Armenian Center for Health Initiatives haven't any influence on the editorial content of the website. HealthRights.am hosts Google sponsored ads and links. We do not control the Google ads' content.

HealthRights.am accepts no any type of advertising rather than "Ads by Google". However, we aren't able to preview all listings in the "Ads by Google" area before they appear on our site because of the way in which these ads are served to us by Google. It's possible that some listings may appear that don't meet our ad guidelines. For information about how Google sorts these listings, go to http://adwords.google.com/.

In all cases, HealthRights.am maintains a distinct separation between advertising content and editorial content. All Google-Ads content on HealthRights.am, is clearly labeled as an advertisement and "Ads by Google".

Blog Moderation
Authority
HealthRights.am's blog is moderated occasionally and posteriorly. Moderators are volunteers. Internet users posting comments on this blog should not be considered as health professionals.

Complementarity
Comments posted on HealthRights.am should be designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a patient/site visitor and his/her existing physician.

Confidentiality
We remind you that everyone can read and use your comments. You do not have the possibility to erase your own comments.

Comments
Internets users commenting on HealthRights.am must behave with respect and honesty at all times. Internet users may not post any commercial/advertising comment. Internet users commenting on HealthRights.am must post information which are true and correct to their knowledge. Moderators Reserve the right to erase, without notification, any comment they would judge inappropriate.

Rules of Conduct
- You agree to abide by the following rules, and all administrative and moderator decisions, in your online communications with or through HealthRights.am, and you acknowledge that we may suspend or terminate your access to online communications in our sole discretion:

- You agree not to communicate any personally identifiable information about any person, without his or her advance written consent, and not to provide your own address except through the Private Messaging function.

- You agree not to defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights of others, or participate in deliberate, repeated, hostile behavior ("cyber bullying"). You agree not to post messages (public or private) that contain material that is inappropriate, unlawful, hateful, profane, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, hostile or indecent.

- You agree not to upload files, or cause users to upload files, that contain viruses, worms, "Trojan horses", corrupted files, or any similar software or programs that may adversely affect the operation of another's computer hardware, software or data.

- You agree to source all health/medical information when it is not personal experience or general knowledge. Personal experience is any symptom, test, treatment etc. that you or a close family member has undergone herself/himself. All statements about statistics, data, studies and new advancement in medicine should have trustworthy sources, and be referenced in your post.

- You agree not to violate any applicable local, state, national or international law in your use of this Web Site.

- You agree not to collect or store users' content or information, or otherwise access this Website, using automated means (such as harvesting bots, robots, spiders, or scrapers), without our permission.

- You agree not to advertise or promote any goods or services or solicit anyone to buy or sell goods or services, or to make donations of any kind, without our express written approval. "Junk mail", "spamming", "chain letters", "pyramid schemes" and similar activities are strictly prohibited.

 
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