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Terms and Conditions

All visitors to Akron Children's Hospital's website are being provided access to the site, free of charge, subject to the following terms and conditions:

1. Use of Akron Children's Hospital Materials

You may download, use, and copy the materials found on Akron Children's website for your personal, noncommercial use only, provided that all copies that you make of the material must bear any copyright, trademark or other proprietary notice located on the site that pertain to the material being copied.

Except as authorized in this paragraph, you are not being granted a license under any copyright, trademark, patent or other intellectual property right in the material or the products, services, processes or technology described therein.

All such rights are retained by Akron Children's Hospital, its affiliates and subsidiaries, and/or any third party owner of such rights. You may not create framed links to the Akron Children's Hospital site without express written permission from Akron Children's.

2. Use of Akron Children's Hospital Design Marks

The Akron Children's Hospital names and logos and all related product and service names, design marks and slogans are the trademarks or service marks of Akron Children's Hospital, or its subsidiaries or affiliates. You are not authorized to use any such name or mark in any advertising, publicity or in any other commercial manner without the prior written consent of Akron Children's Hospital. Requests for authorization should be submitted to webmaster@akronchildrens.org.

3. Using Information on the Site

Some of the information provided on this site is intended to educate the reader about certain medical conditions and certain possible treatments. This information is not a substitute for examination, diagnosis and medical care provided by a licensed and qualified health professional. If you believe you, your child, or someone you know, suffers from the conditions described on this site, please see your health care provider. Do not attempt to treat yourself, your child or anyone else without proper medical supervision.

4. Disclaimer of Liability

The materials on the Akron Children's Hospital site are provided to you free of charge, "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.

IN NO EVENT SHALL AKRON CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING SPECIAL, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES OR DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, REVENUE, USE, OR DATA WHETHER BROUGHT IN CONTRACT OR TORT, ARISING OUT OF OR CONNECTED WITH ANY AKRON CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL SITE OR THE USE, RELIANCE UPON OR PERFORMANCE OF ANY MATERIAL CONTAINED IN OR ACCESSED FROM ANY AKRON CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL SITE.

Akron Children's site is operated and managed in the State of Ohio, United States of America. Akron Children's makes no representation that materials found at the site are appropriate or available for use in other locations. If you access Akron Children's site from other locations, you are responsible for compliance with local laws.

5. Information Provided to Akron Children's Hospital

Do not send Akron Children's Hospital confidential or proprietary information. Any feedback, data, answers, questions, comments, suggestions, ideas, or the like that you send to Akron Children's will be treated as being non-confidential and nonproprietary, and you agree that any such information you choose to provide may be reproduced, used and distributed by Akron Children's Hospital for any purpose without restriction.

6. Endorsements

All product and service marks contained herein that are not Akron Children's Hospital marks are the trademarks of their respective owners. References that we may make to any names, marks, products or services of third parties do not necessarily constitute or imply Akron Children's endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation of the third party, information, product or service.

7. Links to Other Sites

Akron Children's Hospital is not responsible for and has no control over the contents of or information provided in the sites linked to or accessible from this site. Your linking to any other site is at your own risk, and Akron Children's accepts no liability for the contents, accuracy or currency of sites that link to this site or to which we link from this site.

Akron Children's Hospital does not endorse any linked site or has any association with any operators of such sites, and is not responsible for any transmission received from any linked site. Akron Children's assumes no responsibility, and shall not be liable for any damage to or any viral infection of your computer equipment or software on account of your access, use of or browsing in this or any other site.

8. Governing Law and Choice of Forum

The Akron Children's Hospital site is operated and managed in the State of Ohio, United States of America. Consequently, any disputes arising out of the use or operation of this site shall be governed exclusively by the laws of the State of Ohio without regard to its choice of law rules. Further, any visitor to this site hereby agrees on behalf of themselves and any persons claiming by or through them that the sole location and venue for any litigation that may arise hereunder shall be an appropriate federal or state court located in the City of Akron, Ohio.

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