By using this site, you signify your assent to these Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree to all of these Terms and Conditions of use, do not use this site! THYROSCOPE may revise and update these Terms and Conditions at any time. Your continued usage of the THYROSCOPE website ("THYROSCOPE Site," or the "Site,") will mean you accept those changes.
The contents of the THYROSCOPE Site, such as text, graphics, images, information obtained from THYROSCOPE's licensors, and other material contained on the THYROSCOPE Site ("Content") are for informational purposes only. The Content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on the THYROSCOPE Site!
If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately. THYROSCOPE does not recommend or endorse any specific tests, physicians, products, procedures, opinions, or other information that may be mentioned on the Site. Reliance on any information provided by THYROSCOPE, THYROSCOPE employees, others appearing on the Site at the invitation of THYROSCOPE, or other visitors to the Site is solely at your own risk.
We are committed to protecting the privacy of children. You should be aware that this Site is not intended or designed to attract children under the age of 13. We do not collect personally identifiable information from any person we actually know is a child under the age of 13.
All materials posted on this website are protected by the copyright laws in the United States and in foreign countries. THYROSCOPE authorizes you to view or download a single copy of the material on the THYROSCOPE Site solely for your personal, noncommercial use if you include the copyright notice located at the end of the material, for example: "©2017, THYROSCOPE All rights reserved" and other copyright and proprietary rights notices that are contained in the Content. Any special rules for the use of certain software and other items accessible on the THYROSCOPE Site may be included elsewhere within the Site and are incorporated into these Terms and Conditions by reference.
Any use of the materials not expressly permitted by these Terms and Conditions is a breach of these Terms and Conditions and may violate copyright, trademark, and other laws. Content and features are subject to change or termination without notice in the editorial discretion of THYROSCOPE. All rights not expressly granted herein are reserved to THYROSCOPE and its licensors.
If you violate any of these Terms and Conditions, your permission to use the materials automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any copies you have made of any portion of the materials.
The use of the THYROSCOPE Site and the Content is at your own risk.
When using the THYROSCOPE Site, information will be transmitted over a medium that may be beyond the control and jurisdiction of THYROSCOPE and its suppliers. Accordingly, THYROSCOPE assumes no liability for or relating to the delay, failure, interruption, or corruption of any data or other information transmitted in connection with use of the THYROSCOPE Site.
The THYROSCOPE Site and the content are provided on an "as is" basis. THYROSCOPE, ITS LICENSORS, AND ITS SUPPLIERS, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTIES' RIGHTS, AND FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE. Without limiting the foregoing, THYROSCOPE, its licensors, and its suppliers make no representations or warranties about the following:
In no event shall THYROSCOPE, its licensors, its suppliers, or any third parties mentioned on the THYROSCOPE Site be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, incidental and consequential damages, personal injury/wrongful death, lost profits, or damages resulting from lost data or business interruption) resulting from the use of or inability to use the THYROSCOPE Site or the Content, whether based on warranty, contract, tort, or any other legal theory, and whether or not THYROSCOPE, its licensors, its suppliers, or any third parties mentioned on the THYROSCOPE Site are advised of the possibility of such damages. THYROSCOPE, its licensors, its suppliers, or any third parties mentioned on the THYROSCOPE Site are not liable for any personal injury, including death, caused by your use or misuse of the Site, Content, or Public Areas (as defined below). Any claims arising in connection with your use of the Site, any Content, or the Public Areas must be brought within one (1) year of the date of the event giving rise to such action occurred. Remedies under these Terms and Conditions are exclusive and are limited to those expressly provided for in these Terms and Conditions.
If you make any such submission you agree that you will not send or transmit to THYROSCOPE by email, (including through the email addresses listed on the "Contact Us" page) any communication or content that infringes or violates any rights of any party. If you submit any business information, idea, concept or invention to THYROSCOPE by email, you agree such submission is non-confidential for all purposes.
If you make any submission to a Public Area or a Social Media Platform or if you submit any business information, idea, concept or invention to THYROSCOPE by email, you automatically grant-or warrant that the owner of such content or intellectual property has expressly granted-THYROSCOPE a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, world-wide nonexclusive license to use, reproduce, create derivative works from, modify, publish, edit, translate, distribute, perform, and display the communication or content in any media or medium, or any form, format, or forum now known or hereafter developed. THYROSCOPE may sublicense its rights through multiple tiers of sublicenses. If you wish to keep any business information, ideas, concepts or inventions private or proprietary, do not submit them to the Public Areas or Social Media Platforms or to THYROSCOPE by email. We try to answer every email in a timely manner, but are not always able to do so.
You agree to only post or upload media (like photos, videos or audio) on the THYROSCOPE site or a Social Media Platform that you have taken yourself or that you have all rights to transmit and license and which do not violate trademark, copyright, privacy or any other rights of any other person. Photos or videos of celebrities and cartoon or comic images are usually copyrighted by the owner.
To protect your privacy, you agree that you will not submit any media that contains Personally Identifiable Information (like name, phone number, email address or web site URL) of you or of anyone else. Uploading media like images or video of other people without their permission is strictly prohibited.
By uploading any media on the THYROSCOPE site or a Social Media Platform, you warrant that you have permission from all persons appearing in your media for you to make this contribution and grant rights described herein. Never post a picture or video of or with someone else unless you have their explicit permission.
You agree that you will not upload any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or this Web site.
By uploading any media on the THYROSCOPE site or a Social Media Platform like a photo or video, (a) you grant to THYROSCOPE a perpetual, non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free license to use, copy, print, display, reproduce, modify, publish, post, transmit and distribute the media and any material included in the media; (b) you certify that any person pictured in the submitted media (or, if a minor, his/her parent/legal guardian) authorizes THYROSCOPE to use, copy, print, display, reproduce, modify, publish, post, transmit and distribute the media and any material included in such media; and (c) you agree to indemnify THYROSCOPE and its affiliates, directors, officers and employees and hold them harmless from any and all claims and expenses, including attorneys' fees, arising from the media and/or your failure to comply with these the terms described in this document.
THYROSCOPE reserves the right to review all media prior to submission to the site and to remove any media for any reason, at any time, without prior notice, at our sole discretion
THYROSCOPE has several tools that allow you to record and store information. You are responsible for taking all reasonable steps to ensure that no unauthorized person shall have access to your THYROSCOPE passwords or accounts. It is your sole responsibility to (1) control the dissemination and use of sign-in name and passwords; (2) authorize, monitor, and control access to and use of your THYROSCOPE account and password; (3) promptly inform THYROSCOPE if you believe your account or password has been compromised or if there is any other reason you need to deactivate a password. To send us an email, use the "Contact Us" links located at the bottom of every page of our site. You grant THYROSCOPE and all other persons or entities involved in the operation of the Site the right to transmit, monitor, retrieve, store, and use your information in connection with the operation of the Site. THYROSCOPE cannot and does not assume any responsibility or liability for any information you submit, or your or third parties' use or misuse of information transmitted or received using THYROSCOPE tools and services.
If you use a Public Area, such as message boards, blogs, Ask Our Expert, User Reviews or other member communities, or post on any Social Media Platform, you are solely responsible for your own communications, the consequences of posting those communications, and your reliance on any communications found in the Public Areas or on the Social Media Platforms. THYROSCOPE and its licensors are not responsible for the consequences of any communications in the Public Areas or on Social Media Platforms. In cases where you feel threatened or believe someone else is in danger, you should contact your local law enforcement agency immediately. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately.
In consideration of being allowed to use the Public Areas and Social Media Platforms, you agree that the following actions shall constitute a material breach of these Terms and Conditions:
THYROSCOPE Reserves the Right (but is Not Obligated) to Do Any or All of the Following:
THYROSCOPE or its licensors have no liability or responsibility to users of the THYROSCOPE Site or any other person or entity for performance or nonperformance of the aforementioned activities.
THYROSCOPE may provide links to third-party web sites. THYROSCOPE also may select certain sites as priority responses to search terms you enter and THYROSCOPE may agree to allow advertisers to respond to certain search terms with advertisements or sponsored content. THYROSCOPE does not recommend and does not endorse the content on any third-party websites. THYROSCOPE is not responsible for the content of linked third-party sites, sites framed within the THYROSCOPE Site, third-party sites provided as search results, or third-party advertisements, and does not make any representations regarding their content or accuracy. Your use of third-party websites is at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for such sites. THYROSCOPE does not endorse any product, service, or treatment advertised on the THYROSCOPE Site.
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold THYROSCOPE, its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, and suppliers, harmless from and against any claims, actions or demands, liabilities and settlements including without limitation, reasonable legal and accounting fees, resulting from, or alleged to result from, your violation of these Terms and Conditions.
The server of THYROSCOPE site is in Arizona, in the United States of America. THYROSCOPE makes no claims that THYROSCOPE and the Content are appropriate or may be downloaded outside of the United States. Access to the Content may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. If you access THYROSCOPE from outside the United States, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with the laws of your jurisdiction.
The following provisions survive the expiration or termination of this Agreement for any reason whatsoever: Liability, User Submissions, User Submissions – image, video, audio files, Indemnity, Jurisdiction, and Complete Agreement.
You expressly agree that exclusive jurisdiction for any dispute with THYROSCOPE, or in any way relating to your use of the THYROSCOPE Site, resides in the courts of the State of Arizona and you further agree and expressly consent to the exercise of personal jurisdiction in the courts of the State of Arizona in connection with any such dispute including any claim involving THYROSCOPE or its affiliates, subsidiaries, employees, contractors, officers, directors, telecommunication providers, and content providers.
These Terms and Conditions are governed by the internal substantive laws of the State of Arizona, 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.
If you believe any materials accessible on or from the Site infringe your copyright, you may request removal of those materials (or access thereto) from this web site by contacting THYROSCOPE copyright agent (identified below) and providing the following information:
THYROSCOPE’s agent for copyright issues relating to this web site is as follows:
In an effort to protect the rights of copyright owners, THYROSCOPE maintains a policy for the termination, in appropriate circumstances, of subscribers and account holders of the Site who are repeat infringers.
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We try to answer every email in a timely manner but due to volume may not always be able to do so.