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PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SITE.

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Acufinder.com may revise and update these Terms and Conditions at any time. Your continued usage of the Acufinder website will mean you accept those changes.

THIS SITE DOES NOT PROVIDE ANY MEDICAL ADVICE:

All information and material on this web site is provided for informational purposes only and is not intended as a substitute for the advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by your physician or other healthcare professional or any information contained on or in any product label or packaging. You should not use the information on this web site for diagnosing or treating a health problem or disease, or prescribing any medication or other treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other healthcare professional before taking any medication or nutritional or herbal supplement, or adopting any treatment for a health problem. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on Acufinder.com!

Information and statements regarding dietary supplements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately. Acufinder.com 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 Acufinder.com, Acufinder.com employees, others appearing on the Site at the invitation of Acufinder.com, or other visitors to the Site is solely at your own risk.

USE OF THE ACUFINDER.COM DIRECTORIES:

The Acufinder.com acupuncturist directory is offered free of charge to potential patients as a reference source of demographic and professional information on individual licensed acupuncturist.  The only permitted uses of the Acufinder.com acupuncturist directory are for (i) the personal convenience of individual members of the general public to facilitate quick access to information about physicians with whom they may be consulting regarding medical services and (ii) individual physicians or their staff to view their personal listings or those of colleagues for professional purposes such as patient referrals.

Acufinder.com reserves the right and hereby notifies you that it will be monitoring all use of this website for compliance with the terms and conditions of this agreement - including the permitted use described above.  Acufinder.com shall block your use of this product indefinitely should we determine, at our sole discretion, that your use is beyond that permitted above.  Neither Acufinder.com nor any of its data, listings or other constituent elements may be downloaded, republished, resold, duplicated or "scraped", in whole or in part, for any purpose other than the personal uses permitted above.  Any and all commercial use of our databases, for any purpose, is not allowed and unauthorized usage will be prosecuted by law.

The use of Acufinder.com by hospitals, managed care organizations, PPOs or other commercial entities or individuals to verify the credentials of physicians is prohibited.  The database of practitioners’ information does not contain sufficient information with which to verify practitioner credentials.

LIMITATION OF  LIABILITIES:

Acufinder.com is in no way responsible for any services rendered by any acupuncturist's and/ or the office listed on this service. A description of, or references to acupuncturists within Acufinder.com, does not imply endorsement of their services. Acufinder.com makes no warranty of any kind with respect to the included information, the listed acupuncturists, or the completeness or accuracy of Acufinder.com listings. This service could include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes are routinely added to the service. Acufinder.com may make improvements and/or changes in the listings and/or program(s) described in the service at any time.

Inclusion of a practitioner is not and does not imply Acufinder.com referral, endorsement or recommendation, nor does the omission of any individual indicate Acufinder.com disapproval. 

Acufinder.com shall not be liable to you or others for any decision made or action taken by you in reliance on the information obtained from this site. 

FORUMS:

A "forum" means any message board, chat room, user review forum or other interactive service appearing on any of Acufinder.com and includes both public boards and private folders. You must register in accordance with instructions that you will find on Acufinder.com in order to contribute to any forum. You may not post on any forum, or send to any other forum user or our employee, any material that is abusive, vulgar, threatening, harassing, libelous, defamatory, obscene, invades a person's privacy, violates any intellectual or other property rights, or that would otherwise violate any law. You may not use any forum in a commercial manner. You may not post material that solicits funds, or that advertises or solicits goods or services. You may not post material known to be false. You may not post messages that contain stock touts. You may not post or transmit any information, software or other material that contains a virus or other harmful component.

We are not responsible for material appearing in any forum on Acufinder.com, except for material signed by one of our identified representatives. We are not responsible for screening material posted by users for libel, obscenity, invasion of privacy, copyright or trademark infringement, accuracy, or for any other reason. We retain, however, the right to modify or remove messages or other material that we, in our sole discretion, consider infringing, offensive, abusive, defamatory, obscene, stale, or otherwise unacceptable. We also reserve the right to edit materials for any other reason. Whether or not we modify or remove such material, users remain solely responsible for the content of their messages or postings.

By posting on Acufinder.com, you grant (or warrant that the owner of such rights has expressly granted) us and/or relevant affiliated companies the worldwide, perpetual, nonexclusive right to use your questions, comments, and postings, in their original or edited form, in books, articles, commentaries, or in any other medium now known or later developed. You also warrant that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to the content you have posted and that the public posting and use of such content by us will not infringe the rights of any third party. Additionally, you warrant that any "moral rights" in posted materials have been waived.

You are not entitled to any compensation for any materials you may post on Acufinder.com.

REGISTRATION:

This service is for Licensed Acupuncturists only.  In order to list your practice on Acufinder.com, you MUST be a Licensed Acupuncturist.   Other health care providers must provide proof of a MINIMUM of 300 hours of acupuncture training in addition to a doctorate and be legally practicing acupuncture in their area.  If practicing in an unregulated jurisdiction, you must be NCCAOM-certified or state licensed elsewhere.

Once your subscription has been approved and your information has been posted, your credit card will be automatically charged for each billing period. 

We may, at our discretion, suspend or terminate the registration of any forum user or general user who violates any of these terms and conditions of use, any of the forum member guidelines or for any other behavior that we in our discretion believe is inappropriate.

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The contents of Acufinder.com are protected by copyright and trademark laws, and are the property of their owners. Unless we say otherwise, you may access the materials only for your personal use. This means you may download one copy of posted materials on a single computer for personal, noncommercial home use only, so long as you neither change nor delete any author attribution, trademark, legend or copyright notice. When you download copyrighted material you do not obtain any ownership rights in that material.

You may not modify, copy, publish, display, transmit, adapt or in any way exploit the content of Acufinder.com. Only if you obtain prior written consent from us— and from all other entities with an interest in the relevant intellectual property — and include a link to Acufinder.com may you publish, display or commercially exploit any material from Acufinder.com.

No part of the "Qi Mail" Newsletter publication may be reproduced or distributed in any form or by any means, or stored in a database or retrieval system, without the prior written permission of the publisher.

DISCLAIMERS:

This web site is provided for your use on an “as is,” “as available” basis. We, along with our affiliates, officers, directors, employees, agents, third-party content providers, merchants, sponsors, licensors, or the like (collectively, “associates"), do not make any representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, with respect to our web site or its Content, including, without limitation, the products, services or information offered or sold on or through our web site or any other web site to which our web site links and the uninterrupted or error-free use of our web site. We expressly disclaim all such representations and warranties, including, without limitation, all warranties of merchantability, accuracy, timeliness, completeness, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement to the fullest extent permitted by law. We do not warrant that our web site or files available on our web site will be free from corrupted data, computer viruses or similar destructive or contaminating code. No oral advice or written information provided by us or our affiliates shall create a warranty of any kind. Your use of this web site and any site linked to our web site is expressly at your own risk.

PARENTAL PERMISSION:

Some of the information available on the Sites concerns the topic of sex and may not be appropriate for children. Further, the Sites are not directed to children under the age of 13 and we will not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13. WE STRONGLY RECOMMEND THAT PARENTS PARTICIPATE IN THEIR CHILDREN'S EXPLORATION OF THE INTERNET AND ANY ONLINE SERVICES AND USE THEIR BROWSER'S PARENTAL CONTROLS TO LIMIT THE AREAS OF THE INTERNET TO WHICH THEIR CHILDREN HAVE ACCESS.

You agree to abide by any such restrictions, and not to help anyone avoid these restrictions.

PRIVACY:

Acufinder.com takes your privacy seriously and is committed to protecting your privacy in accordance with the terms of our privacy policy (see our privacy policy by clicking here: Privacy Policy). We reserve the right to monitor our web site and to disclose any information recorded or posted on, submitted to, or transmitted through our web site to the extent that we, in our sole discretion, deem such disclosure necessary or appropriate to comply with any law, regulation, subpoena, or government request, to operate our web site, or to protect our rights or property or the rights or property of our users. In addition, we are committed to protecting the privacy of children. This web site is not intended or designed to attract children under the age of 13 (see Usage of our Web Site by Minors above).

COPYRIGHT COMPLAINTS:

We respect the intellectual property of others, and we ask our users to do the same. If you believe that your work has been copied and is accessible from this site in a way that infringes your copyright, you may request removal of those materials (or access thereto) from this website by providing our copyright agent the following information:

  1. A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed, including the URL (i.e., web page address) of the location where the copyrighted work exists or a copy of the copyrighted work;
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