Terms and Conditions
Terms and Conditions for Use of Web Site
Before Using this Site
PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SITE. You must agree to these Terms and Conditions in order to use this Site. If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions of use, do not use this Site.
Acceptance of Terms
This Web site is offered to you subject to the Terms of Service described on this page. Your use of this Web site constitutes your agreement to these terms and conditions. We may revise these Terms and Conditions from time to time. Your continued usage of this Web site will mean you accept those changes.
Purpose of the Web Site
The National STD Curriculum Web site is funded by a grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and is designed as an educational resource for clinicians and other medical providers involved in the clinical care of persons with sexually transmitted diseases. The Web site content is managed by Dr. David Spach at the University of Washington. This free educational Web site serves the University of Washington’s mission to disseminate knowledge in the public interest. This information is provided on the following terms and conditions.
The type of information posted here will involve information related to the epidemiology, diagnosis, clinical manifestations, treatment, and prevention of sexually transmitted diseases;("Content").
This Site Does NOT Provide Medical Advice
All materials presented on this Site are for educational and informational purposes only. The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. For patients, always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never delay seeking professional treatment or advice because of anything you may have read on our Site! For non-emergent medical issues contact a doctor or other qualified health care professional. If you think you may have a medical emergency, get medical help immediately; in the United States, call 911. We do not recommend or endorse any specific tests, physicians, products, procedures, opinions, or other information that may be mentioned on this Site. Reliance on any information contained on the Site is solely at your own risk. This Site may contain health- or medical-related discussion of or materials that are sexually explicit. If you find this type of material to be offensive, you may not want to use this Site.
Use of Content
You may view or download a single copy of the material on our Site solely for your personal, noncommercial use if you include the 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 Site may be included elsewhere within the Site and are incorporated into these Terms and Conditions by reference.
The Content is protected by copyright under both United States and foreign laws. Title to the Content remains with our organization or our licensors. Any use of the Content 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. All rights not expressly granted herein are reserved to our organization and our licensors.If you violate any of these Terms and Conditions, your permission to use the Content automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any copies you have made of any portion of the Content.
Submitted E-Mail Address and Other Information
Your e-mail address or any information submitted during registration will NOT be shared or forwarded to any marketing or advertising agency. If you have registered on the National STD Curriculum site, we may contact you regarding important updates or changes on the Web site; any contact from us would occur on an infrequent basis (no more than 3 to 4 times per year).
This site does not receive any revenue from pharmaceutical companies or advertisements; no advertisements are part of any component of this federally-funded educational Web site.
Links to Third Party Web Sites
This site may provide links to other Web sites or resources such as to other project groups or to federal grant sites. The University of Washington has no control over external sites and therefore cannot be responsible for the availability or content of these external sites.
Modification to Terms of Service
The University of Washington reserves the right to change these Terms of Service. The current Terms of Service will always be posted at on this Web site. The University of Washington reserves the right to suspend maintenance or service of the Web site at any time and without notice.
The use of this Web Site and the Content is at your own risk. The entire risk for use of the National STD Curriculum, including use of the CE component, lies with the user. In no event shall our organization, our funder, collaborating organization, or any third parties mentioned on the 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 this Site or the Content, whether based on warranty, contract, tort, or any other legal theory, and whether or not we are advised of the possibility of such damages.
THE INFORMATION, DATA, PROTOCOLS, AND SOFTWARE AVAILABLE ON THIS WEB SITE ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO WARRANTIES OF TITLE, NONINFRINGEMENT OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, AND IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.