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REACH GLOBAL provides informational services to the consumer
about certain genetic mutations which might increase the risk
of breast and ovarian cancer among women. By using this site,
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responsibility for any errors, omissions, implications or
misunderstanding which may arise as a result of using any
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I. Section 1. General Disclaimer; No Medical Advice.
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OR ADVICE. NEVER DISREGARD MEDICAL ADVICE OR DELAY SEEKING
IT BECAUSE OF SOMETHING YOU HAVE READ ON THE REACH GLOBAL
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idea, or instruction contained in the materials provided to
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at any time any aspect or feature of this Site.
II. Section 2. REACH GLOBAL'S Position on Your Privacy.
REACH GLOBAL recognizes the premium you place on privacy
protection on the Internet. Working together, we strive to
protect your privacy, including the non-identifying information
you may share in the Web site to make use of various services.
You may visit the REACH GLOBAL WEBSITE without identifying
who you are or revealing any information about yourself. Each
visit to our site generates non-personal information which
helps us measure the number of visits, the average time spent
on the site, the pages you view, etc. This information helps
us improve the content of our Web site.
In some instances, we may need personal information from
you, such as your name and address. The personal information
you provide will be used by REACH GLOBAL to respond to your
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to any entity or organization without your express written
Our privacy statement will be updated periodically to comply
with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
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state, federal and local laws.
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IN CHAT ROOMS, AND OTHER INTERACTIVE AREAS (COLLECTIVELY REFERRED
TO AS "INTERACTIVE AREAS").
Users should be aware that when they voluntarily disclose
personally identifiable information (for example, user name,
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along with any substantive information disclosed in the User's
communication, can be collected and correlated and used by
third parties and may result in unsolicited messages from
third parties. Such activities are beyond the control of REACH
GLOBAL. REACH GLOBAL makes no warranties about the discoverability
of a User's identity by methods beyond our control.
III. Section 3. Organization's Liability; Disclaimer
of Consequential Damages.
The Content comes from sources believed to be accurate,
but may contain inaccuracies or typographical errors. REACH
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V. Section 5. Use of Content; Copyright
Upon acceptance of these Terms and Conditions, REACH GLOBAL
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on this Web site solely for your personal, noncommercial use.
The contents of the REACH GLOBAL Site, such as text, graphics,
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into any language or computer language, re-transmitted in
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VI. Section 6. Use of Interactive Areas.
REACH GLOBAL may provide Interactive Areas on the REACH
GLOBAL Site. If you use an Interactive Area, you are solely
responsible for your own communications and the consequences
of posting those communications. REACH GLOBAL does not assume
any responsibility for the consequences of any Interactive
Area communications on or arising from use of the REACH GLOBAL
Site. In cases where you feel threatened or believe someone
else is in danger, you should contact your local law enforcement
In consideration of being allowed to use the Interactive
Areas, you agree that the following actions shall constitute
a material breach of these Terms and Conditions:
- You agree not to use this website for any unlawful purpose.
- You agree not to defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten
or otherwise violate the legal rights of others
- You agree not to impersonate any person or entity, or
falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation
with a person or entity.
- You agree not to post messages that contain material that
is inappropriate, unlawful, threatening, abusive, hateful,
profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, pornographic,
- You agree not to violate the property rights of others,
and you agree not to post any content that infringes any
patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary
rights of any party.
- 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.
- You agree not to advertise or promote any goods or services
in the Chat Rooms. "Junk mail", "spamming,"
"chain letters," "pyramid schemes" and
similar activities are strictly prohibited.
- You agree not to solicit anyone to buy or sell products
or services, or to make donations of any kind, without our
express written approval.
- You agree not to violate any applicable local, state,
national or international law in connection with the use
of the Chat Rooms.
REACH GLOBAL does not screen communications in advance and
is not responsible for screening or monitoring material posted
by VISITORS or any other person or entity. If notified by
any VISITOR to the site of communication(s) which are alleged
not to conform to the terms of this Section, REACH GLOBAL
may investigate the allegation and determine in its sole discretion
to remove or request the removal of the communication(s).
REACH GLOBAL reserves the right to remove communications which
are abusive, illegal, disruptive, or that otherwise fail to
conform to these Terms and Conditions. REACH GLOBAL reserves
the right (but is not obligated) to edit or delete any communication(s)
posted on the REACH GLOBAL Site, regardless of whether such
communication(s) violate these standards for content.
REACH GLOBAL does not represent or guarantee the truthfulness,
accuracy, or reliability of any of the material posted by
Interactive Area users or endorses any opinions expressed
by such users. ANY RELIANCE ON CONTENT POSTED IN AN INTERACTIVE
AREA IS AT YOUR OWN RISK.
Through your use of REACH GLOBAL Site's Interactive Areas,
you are agreeing to all of the aforementioned Terms and Conditions
for the use of such Interactive Areas contained herein.
VII. Section 7. Links to Other Sites.
The REACH GLOBAL Site contains links to third party Web sites.
These links are provided solely as a convenience to you and
not as an endorsement by REACH GLOBAL of the content on such
third-party Web sites. REACH GLOBAL is not responsible for
the content of linked third-party sites and does not make
any representations regarding the content or accuracy of materials
on such third-party Web sites. If you decide to access linked
third-party Web sites, you do so at your own risk. Your use
of third- party Web sites is subject to the Terms and Conditions
of use for such sites.
VIII. Section 8. Translations
Translations of any materials on REACH GLOBAL into languages
other than English are intended solely as a convenience to
the non-English-reading public. We have attempted to provide
an accurate translation of REACH GLOBAL in various languages,
but due to the difficulties of translation slight differences
may exist. REACH GLOBAL does not accept any responsibility
for any errors, omissions, implications or misunderstanding
which may arise as a result of the translation of any material
contained within this web site.
IX. Section 9. Jurisdiction
REACH GLOBAL is a non-profit organization based in Boca
Raton, Florida in the United States of America. You expressly
agree that exclusive jurisdiction for any dispute with REACH
GLOBAL, or in any way relating to your use of THIS WEBSITE,
resides in the courts of the State of Florida and you further
agree and expressly consent to the exercise of personal jurisdiction
in the courts of the State of Florida in connection with any
such dispute including any claim involving REACH GLOBAL or
its affiliates. These Terms and Conditions are governed by
the internal substantive laws of the State of Florida, without
respect to its conflict of laws principles. 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.
X. Section 10. Complete Agreement.
THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CONSTITUTE THE ENTIRE AGREEMENT
BETWEEN YOU AND REACH GLOBAL WITH RESPECT TO THE USE OF THE
REACH GLOBAL SITE AND CONTENT CONTAINED THEREIN.
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