Terms of Use, Updated November 1st, 2018

 

 

Please read these Terms and Conditions (“Agreement”, “Terms and Conditions”) carefully before using www.NKFI.org (“the Site”) operated by National Kidney Foundation of Illinois (“us”, “we”, or “our”). This Agreement sets forth the legally binding terms and conditions for your use of the Site at www.nkfi.org.

By accessing or using the Site in any manner, including, but not limited to, visiting or browsing the Site or contributing content or other materials to the Site, you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions. Capitalized terms are defined in this Agreement.

Intellectual Property
The Site and its original content, features and functionality are owned by National Kidney Foundation of Illinois and are protected by international copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret and other intellectual property or proprietary rights laws.

Termination
We may terminate your access to the Site, without cause or notice, which may result in the forfeiture and destruction of all information associated with you. All provisions of this Agreement that by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity, and limitations of liability.

Links To Other Sites
Our Site may contain links to third-party sites that are not owned or controlled by National Kidney Foundation of Illinois. 
National Kidney Foundation of Illinois has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party sites or services. We strongly advise you to read the terms and conditions and privacy policy of any third-party site that you visit.

Revisions and Errata
The materials appearing on NKFI’s web site could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. NKFI does not warrant that any of the materials on its web site are accurate, complete, or current. NKFI may make changes to the materials contained on its web site at any time without notice. NKFI does not, however, make any commitment to update the materials.

 

Limited License
National Kidney Foundation of Illinois grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited license to use the Site in accordance with this Agreement.

Limitation Of Liability
In no event shall National Kidney Foundation of Illinois, nor its directors, employees, partners, agents, suppliers, or affiliates, be liable for damages, direct or consequential, resulting from your use of the Site, and you agree to defend, indemnify and hold us harmless from any claims, losses, liability costs and expenses, including but not limited to attorney’s fees, arising from your violation of any third-party’s rights.

 

No Medical Advice

The information posted here by www.nkfi.org is not to be considered medical advice and is not intended to replace consultation with a qualified medical professional. We may answer and post medical questions solely on our own discretion. We do not have the resources or the capability to answer all visitor questions. In general, the questions we choose to answer are (in our opinion) of value to other readers. The answers to these questions should in no way be considered specific medical advice or a plan for disease management. Our goal is to provide sufficient information so that www.nkfi.org visitors are able to become knowledgeable participants in their disease management plan. The primary responsibility of your disease management plan is with your treating physicians and you should only follow your treating physicians advice. DO NOT change/modify your disease management plan on your own without consulting your treating physicians.  In summary:

  • www.nkfi.org web site does not constitute an attempt to practice medicine.

  • The use of the site does not establish a doctor-patient relationship.

  • Individuals should consult a qualified health care provider for medical advice and answers to personal health questions.

  • While the site attempts to be as accurate as possible, it should not be relied upon as being comprehensive or error-free.

  • www.nkfi.org is under constant development and changes may be made in the articles and programs at any time.

  • The web site reserves the right to change its disclaimer or privacy policy, so users should review these periodically.

Warranty Disclaimer
Your use of the Site is at your sole risk. The Site is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis. The Site is provided without warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement or course of performance.

National Kidney Foundation of Illinois, its subsidiaries, affiliates, and its licensors do not warrant that a) the Site will function uninterrupted, secure or available at any particular time or location; b) any errors or defects will be corrected; c) the Site is free of viruses or other harmful components; or d) the results of using the Site will meet your requirements.

Governing Law
This Agreement (and any further rules, polices, or guidelines incorporated by reference) shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of Illinois, United States, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law.

Changes To This Agreement
We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to modify or replace these Terms and Conditions by posting the updated terms on the Site. Your continued use of the Site after any such changes constitutes your acceptance of the new Terms and Conditions.

Please review this Agreement periodically for changes. If you do not agree to any of this Agreement or any changes to this Agreement, do not use, access or continue to access the Site or discontinue any use of the Site immediately.

 

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If you have any questions about this Agreement, please contact us.

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