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Legal Notices

The Society for Women’s Health Research (SWHR) is a nonprofit corporation incorporated in the District of Columbia. SWHR is also tax exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code as a charitable, educational, and scientific organization. SWHR undertakes its activities in accordance with its nonprofit and tax exempt status and all applicable laws. 

SWHR operates and maintains numerous Websites, including:

www.womenshealthresearch.org, SWHR's main Website

SWHR also has Websites for specific scientific and educational programs of SWHR:

www.raiseproject.org/ about the RAISE Project, a national clearinghouse dedicated to Recognizing the Achievements of Women in Science, Medicine, and Engineering through enhanced recognition and rewards

www.hercancer.com/ a patient education site about lung cancer, including the differences between men and women in lung cancer and tobacco addiction

www.herhealthylife.org/ a public education campaign to let women know about easy steps they can take to improve their health

SWHR also maintains profiles on several social networking sites, and these Legal Notices apply to the information submitted by SWHR on these sites, which include:

Twitter: twitter.com/SWHR

YouTube: www.youtube.com/womenshealth

Blogger: womenshealthresearch.blogspot.com/ [no longer maintained]

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Society-for-Womens-Health-Research/10033434757?v=wall

Linkedin: http://www.linkedin.com/company/society-for-women%27s-health-research-swhr

Copyright. All materials on this Web site are owned or licensed by SWHR and are protected under the copyright laws of the United States and under applicable international treaties and conventions. Copyright 2007 SWHR. All rights reserved. Any reproduction, retransmission, or republication of all or part of any materials on this site is expressly prohibited, except that SWHR permits (1) the reproduction and use of press releases by the press and (2) the reproduction and use of information and materials at http://www.raiseproject.org/ for the sole purpose of obtaining information about, and applications for, the various awards listed there. SWHR also may expressly grant its consent to reproduce, retransmit, or republish its materials upon prior written request.  Any personal stories, information, or photographs posted by users on this Web site are subject to editing by SWHR and, by virtue of the posting, the users grant all rights on an exclusive basis to SWHR.

Trademarks. The names, trademarks, service marks, and logos of SWHR appearing on these sites are owned by SWHR (the “marks”) and may not be used in any advertising, publicity, or otherwise to indicate SWHR affiliation, without SWHR’s prior express written permission. Use of the marks in a manner not consistent with such policies may result in discipline including reprimand, suspension, or revocation and the loss of the use of such marks. Use of the marks without authorization also may result in a legal action for trademark infringement.

Disclaimer. SWHR is providing information and services on the Internet as a benefit and service in furtherance of SWHR’s nonprofit and tax exempt status. SWHR makes no representations or warranties about the accuracy or suitability of any information or materials on this Web site; all such content is provided on an “as is” basis. SWHR does not monitor, review, or analyze research articles on or referenced by the sites, any awards represented on the sites, or otherwise. Health-related information contained on these Web sites is provided in furtherance of SWHR's nonprofit purposes. The Web sites are not designed to provide medical advice and do not provide medical advice. All statements, information, and materials are for general informational purposes only. Statements, information, and materials are not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. You are encouraged to review any information contained on or through these Web sites carefully and to confer with your doctor, healthcare provider, or other healthcare professional.

SWHR prohibits the posting of any defamatory, abusive, profane, threatening, offensive, anticompetitive, or illegal statements, information, or materials. SWHR does not condone and will not be responsible for any such statements, information, or materials, or resulting liability, including antitrust liability. Any posting, electronic or related discussions, or other conduct or activities must comply with all applicable laws and standards, policies, and procedures of SWHR.

SWHR prohibits the posting of information or other material protected by copyright without the permission of the copyright owner. By posting material, the posting party warrants or represents that he or she owns the copyright with respect to such material or has received permission from the copyright owner. In addition, the posting party grants SWHR and users of this list the nonexclusive right and license to display, copy, publish, distribute, transmit, print, and use such information or other material.

SWHR reserves the right, but has no obligation, to review and remove any statements, information, or materials that are posted by third parties onto this site or statements, information, or materials that SWHR considers to be inappropriate, defamatory, or otherwise objectionable. Notwithstanding the reservation of this right, SWHR is not responsible for statements, information, or material posted by any third party. Further, SWHR is not responsible or liable for any advice, course of treatment, diagnosis, or other information, services, or products that you obtain through the Web sites.

SWHR does not provide medical advice or give referrals to health care providers. The information provided on this site is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between you and your doctor. This website does not accept advertisements.

SWHR HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES REGARDING THE CONTENTS OF THIS SITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ALL WARRANTIES OF TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY, AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. SWHR, ITS EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, AND AGENTS DO NOT ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY FOR CONSEQUENCES RESULTING FROM THE USE OF OR RELIANCE ON INFORMATION ON THIS SITE OR FROM INFORMATION OBTAINED AT LINKED INTERNET ADDRESSES. SWHR DOES NOT RECOMMEND, GUARANTEE, WARRANT, OR ENDORSE THE PRODUCTS, OPINIONS, OR SERVICES OF ANY FIRM, ORGANIZATION, OR PERSON. REFERENCE TO ANY SPECIFIC COMMERCIAL PRODUCT, PROCESS, OR SERVICE BY TRADE NAME, TRADEMARK, SERVICE MARK, MANUFACTURER, OR OTHERWISE DOES NOT CONSTITUTE OR IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, RECOMMENDATION, OR FAVORING BY SWHR. YOU HEREBY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT ANY RELIANCE ON STATEMENTS, INFORMATION, OR MATERIALS SHALL BE AT YOUR SOLE RISK. SWHR RESERVES THE RIGHT, IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION AND WITHOUT ANY OBLIGATION, TO MAKE IMPROVEMENTS TO, OR CORRECT ANY ERROR OR OMISSIONS ON ANY PORTION OF THIS WEBSITE. SWHR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO TERMINATE ACCESS TO ANY USER WHO DOES NOT ABIDE BY THESE TERMS OF SERVICE. SWHR SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS, DAMAGE, INJURY, CLAIM, OR OTHERWISE, WHETHER AN ACTION IN CONTRACT OR TORT AND SHALL FURTHER NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOST PROFITS, OR DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ATTORNEYS’ FEES AND EXPENSES).

Links. Although the SWHR site may include links providing direct access to other Internet sites, SWHR has not participated in the development of those other sites, does not monitor such sites, and does not exert any editorial or other control over those sites. SWHR, therefore, takes no responsibility for the content or information contained on those other sites, or reliability, security, or privacy policies of, those other sites.

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