1. Scope of These Terms
2. Disclaimer of Content
This Site provides information about our company and selected subsidiaries, and the products and services offered by each of them, including diagnostic health testing and services, data analysis, clinical trials capabilities, employer health management solutions, and information about various health conditions.
The clinical information contained within the “Health care Provider” section of this Site is intended for the use of health care professionals. Health care Providers should exercise their own clinical judgement when using our content, tools or databases.
If you are a patient or health care consumer, you should not use information found on this Site to replace a relationship with your physician or other health care professional and should not rely on that information as professional medical advice. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider concerning questions you have regarding a medical condition, and before starting, stopping, or modifying any treatment or medication. In the case of a health emergency, seek immediate assistance from emergency personnel. Never delay obtaining medical advice or disregard medical advice because of something you have or have not read on this Site.
The information (including, without limitation, advice and recommendations) and services on this Site are intended solely as a general educational aid and are neither medical nor health care advice for any individual problem nor a substitute for medical or other professional advice and services from a qualified health care provider familiar with your medical history. Use of this Site does not create a doctor-patient relationship. No information contained in this Site is intended to be used for medical diagnosis or treatment.
While Second Opinion Physician attempts to keep all the information on this Site up-to-date, medical treatment and knowledge change quickly, and this Site should not be considered error-free or as a comprehensive source of all information on a particular topic. Second Opinion Physician makes no warranties or representations as to the accuracy of the content of this Site, and assumes no responsibility for any consequences relating directly or indirectly to any action or inaction you take based upon the information and material on this Site. Your use of this Site is subject to the additional disclaimers and caveats that may appear throughout these terms and conditions and the Second Opinion Physician Site. You assume the entire risk of loss in using this Site and materials contained in the Site.
Features and specifications of products or services described or depicted on this Site are subject to change at any time without notice.
Certain of the information about health conditions on this Site is provided by third parties including, but not limited to, the patient Health Library, with content provided by Lab Tests Online, which is published by the American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC). The AACC has not reviewed and does not endorse any information, products, or services other than those clearly marked as being from Lab Tests Online.
3. Copyright, Trademarks and other Intellectual Property
Copyright, trademark, patent, and other applicable laws protect the services and materials appearing on this Site. All materials on this Site may be accessed, downloaded or printed for the noncommercial purpose of scientific or educational advancement or within the scope allowable by these terms and conditions. No other use of these materials may be made without express written permission of the operators of Second Opinion Physician. Any unauthorized use of the words or images on this Site may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and civil and criminal statutes.
This Site includes material that is derived in whole or in part from materials that are copyrighted, including the format and layout of the Site. The copyrights are owned by Second Opinion Physician, or for licensed content, the content providers.
SecondOpinionPhysician.com is owned by Second Opinion Physician. None of the names, trademarks, service marks and logos of Second Opinion Physician appearing on this Site may be used in any advertising or publicity, or otherwise to indicate Second Opinion Physician’s sponsorship of or affiliation with any product or service, without express written permission of the operators of Second Opinion Physician. Nothing contained on this Site should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, waiver or otherwise, any license or right of use to any trademark displayed on the Site without the written permission of the owners and operators of Second Opinion Physician or the third party owner of the trademark, if any. This Site may contain other proprietary notices and copyright information, the terms of which must be observed and followed.
4. Right to Change Terms and Conditions
Second Opinion Physician may, at any time and from time to time, change these terms and conditions. Any changes to these terms and conditions will be effective immediately upon posting of the changed terms and conditions on this Site. You agree to review these terms and conditions periodically, and use of the Site following any such change constitutes your agreement to follow and be bound by the terms and conditions as changed.
5. Links to Other Sites
This site may contain third party-owned content (e.g., articles, data feeds, abstracts, etc.) and may also include hypertext links to third party-owned websites. We provide such third party content and links as a courtesy to our users. We have no control over any third party-owned websites or content referenced, accessed by or available on this site and, therefore, we do not endorse, sponsor, recommend or otherwise accept any responsibility for such third party websites or content or for the availability of such websites. IN PARTICULAR, WE DO NOT ACCEPT ANY LIABILITY ARISING OUT OF ANY ALLEGATION THAT ANY THIRD PARTY-OWNED CONTENT (WHETHER PUBLISHED ON THIS, OR ANY OTHER, WEBSITE) INFRINGES THE INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS OF ANY PERSON OR ANY LIABILITY ARISING OUT OF ANY INFORMATION OR OPINION CONTAINED ON SUCH THIRD PARTY WEBSITE OR CONTENT. If you link to third party sites from Second Opinion Physician, we encourage you to consult the policy statements and the terms and conditions of each site you visit.
6. Links to This Site
You should not link to this Site, nor use Second Opinion Physician’s name, trademark, logos, or otherwise refer to Second Opinion Physician in any public communications without first obtaining Second Opinion Physician’s advance written consent.
7. Advertising and Sponsorships
We do not accept paid advertisements or sponsorships on this Site.
8. Disclaimer of Warranty; Limitation of Liability
Second Opinion Physician AND ITS SUPPLIERS DISCLAIM ALL EXPRESS AND IMPLIED WARRANTIES WITH REGARD TO THE INFORMATION, SERVICES AND MATERIALS CONTAINED ON THIS SITE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANT-ABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. YOUR USE OF THIS SITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. ACCESS TO THIS SITE MAY BE INTERRUPTED AND INFORMATION, SERVICES AND MATERIALS MAY NOT BE ERROR-FREE. NONE OF Second Opinion Physician, ITS SUPPLIERS OR ANYONE ELSE INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING OR DELIVERING THIS SITE OR THE INFORMATION, SERVICES AND MATERIALS CONTAINED HEREIN ASSUMES ANY LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS OR USEFULNESS OF ANY INFORMATION, SERVICES AND MATERIALS PROVIDED ON THIS SITE; THEY ALSO SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF YOUR USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THIS SITE. ALL INFORMATION, SERVICES AND MATERIALS ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED.
YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT THE LIMITATIONS SET FORTH ABOVE ARE FUNDAMENTAL ELEMENTS OF THIS AGREEMENT AND THIS SITE WOULD NOT BE PROVIDED TO YOU ABSENT SUCH LIMITATIONS.
PLEASE NOTE THAT SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO SOME OF THE ABOVE EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. CHECK YOUR LOCAL LAWS FOR ANY RESTRICTIONS OR LIMITATIONS REGARDING THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES.
9. Web Privacy Statement
Second Opinion Physician will treat all information submitted by you or other visitors to this Site as confidential in accordance with its privacy and security practices concerning health-related information. Our Web Privacy Statement also identifies the information we collect online and the steps we take to protect it.
You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Second Opinion Physician and its suppliers and their respective affiliates, employees, officers, directors, agents, servants, and representatives of each from any liability, loss, claim, suit, damage, and expense (including reasonable attorneys´ fees and expenses) related to (1) your violation of these terms and conditions and (2) your posting of material to this Site.
If any provision of these Terms and Conditions of Use is held invalid or unenforceable by any court of competent jurisdiction, the other provisions of these Terms and Conditions of Use shall remain in full force and effect. Any provision of these Terms and Conditions of Use held invalid or unenforceable only in part or degree will remain in full force and effect to the extent not held invalid or unenforceable. The parties further agree to replace such invalid or unenforceable provision of these Terms and Conditions of Use with a valid and enforceable provision that will achieve, to the extent possible, the economic, business, and other purposes of such invalid or unenforceable provision.
11. Applicable Law
These terms and conditions and the resolution of any dispute related to these terms and conditions shall be construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Atlanta, Georgia. Any dispute between Second Opinion Physician and you related to these terms and conditions shall be resolved exclusively by the state and federal courts of the State of Atlanta, Georgia.
This website can be accessed from the United States and other countries worldwide. Since the laws of each State or country may differ, you agree that the statutes and laws of the State of Atlanta, Georgia, without regard to any principles of conflicts of law, will apply to all matters relating to the use of this site.
Second Opinion Physician makes no representation that material on this Site is appropriate or available for use in other locations, and accessing this information from territories where the content is illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access the Site from other locations do so by their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.
These terms and conditions are effective unless and until modified as noted above, or terminated, at any time, by Second Opinion Physician. If, in the sole discretion of Second Opinion Physician, you fail to comply with these terms and conditions, Second Opinion Physician may terminate these terms and conditions without notice and deny you access to the Site.
Specific questions and comments should be directed to the appropriate department via our Contact Us page. While we make every effort to respond to all correspondence within 1 business week, we cannot guarantee a response to every electronic communication.
Policy last updated on: 05/05/2017