Terms and Conditions

Health Resources in Action and Commonwealth of Massachusetts maintain this website, www.HelplineMA.org, as a service to its clients and the community at large. We may revise and update these Terms and Conditions at any time. Your continued usage of the HelplineMA.org website (“HelplineMA.org Site”, or the “Site”) will mean you accept those changes.

The site does not provide medical advice or treatment.

The contents of the HelplineMA.org Site, such as text, graphics, images, information obtained from HelplineMA.org’s licensors, and other material contained on the HelplineMA.org 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 HelplineMA.org Site.

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

While HelplineMA.org will use reasonable efforts to include accurate and timely information on the Site, it makes no warranties or representations as to the accuracy of information or timeliness of resources presented on the Site or through links to other websites. HelplineMA.org shall not be held responsible for any action taken that is based on the information presented on its Site, and all users agree that access and use of the HelplineMA.org Site and Content presented will be at the user’s own risk.

Links, resources, and references
This website contains references and links to information, products and services provided by third parties. These references and links are provided as aids to help you identify and locate other resources that may be of interest, and are not intended to state or imply that HelplineMA.org sponsors, endorses or is affiliated or associated with the persons or entities who provide such information, products or services, nor are the references or links intended to state or imply that HelplineMA.org is legally authorized to use any trade name, registered trademark, logo, legal or official seal, or copyright symbol that may be reflected in them.

Any communication transmitted to HelplineMA.org via the HelplineMA.org Site or through mail links enabled from this site may be accessed and viewed by other Internet users, without your knowledge and permission. Do not use links in this website to communicate private information or other information that you consider protected or confidential. When you access this site or submit information via this site, you consent to the collection, use, and disclosure of that information as described in our Privacy Policy, which may be found here.

Copyright
Material published in this web site is copyright owned by Health Resources in Action, Inc. unless otherwise noted. Such material is protected by U.S. and international copyright laws and treaties. All rights are reserved. If you find these materials useful, you may download, print out or send a copy to others but only for personal use or nonprofit uses. It is absolutely prohibited to reprint or electronically reproduce any text, document, graphic, or audio or visual material for commercial use. For special copyright permissions, please write to [email protected] or helplineMA.org c/o Health Resources in Action, Inc., 2 Boylston Street 4th floor, Boston, MA 02116.

Disclaimer of endorsement
The information posted on the HelplineMA.org Site includes information copyrighted by others, as well as hypertext links to other websites. These linked websites are developed and maintained independently and are not a part of the HelplineMA.org Site. When you leave the HelplineMA.org Site and travel to another website or web page, you become subject to the terms of use and privacy policies of those other websites. Neither HelplineMA.org or any of is sponsoring agencies (or other affiliates) controls or guarantees the accuracy, relevance, timeliness, completeness of any content found on a linked website or endorses the views expressed, or products or services offered by, any third party information or linked website.

Disclaimer of liability and warranties
This Site and its contents are provided “as is” and use of the Site and the Content is at your own risk. We disclaim all warranties, express and implied, including the implied warranties of merchantability and of fitness for a particular purpose with respect to any information contained on, accessible through or derived by you from this site and with respect to any products or services purchased by you through this site. Without limiting the foregoing, HelplineMA.org, its licensors, and its suppliers make no representations or warranties about the accuracy, reliability, completeness, currentness, or timeliness of the Content, software, text, graphics, links or communications provided on or through the use of the HelplineMA.org Site or HelplineMA.org. We likewise disclaim any and all liability to you arising out of interruption or damage to your computer system or software as the result of accessing or otherwise using this site. WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING LOST REVENUES, LOST PROFITS OR LOSS OF DATA ARISING OUT OF YOUR USE OF THIS SITE. In the event that any of the foregoing limitations and disclaimers is ineffective, you agree that our maximum liability to you shall be the total of the fees you may have paid to us in connection with your access to this site and/or for products or services you have purchased from us through this site.

Legal actions
These Terms of Use and the associated Privacy Policy shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts without regard to conflicts of laws principles, and you agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction of the courts of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. In the event that any portion of these Terms of Use is deemed to a court to be invalid, the remaining provisions shall remain in full force and effect. You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any clam or cause of action arising out of or related to this website, or the use of this website, must be filed within one year after such claim or cause of action arose and must be filed in a court in Massachusetts. If a court of competent jurisdiction should find that any provision or portion of these Terms of Use or the Privacy Policy is unenforceable, the remainder of each document will continue in full and effect.

Modifications to site
HelplineMA.org reserves the right, for any reason, in its sole discretion, to terminate, change or suspend any aspect of the site, including but not limited to, content, features or hours of availability. HelplineMA.org may impose limits on certain features of the site or restrict your access t part or all of the site without notice or penalty.

Miscellaneous
The Agreement comprises the entire agreement between you and HelplineMA.org and supersedes all prior agreements between the parties, regarding the subject matter contained herein. All provisions in the Agreement regarding representations and warranties, indemnification, disclaimers and limitation of liability shall survive any termination of this Agreement. HelplineMA.org reserves the right to change this Agreement at any time by posting a new Agreement on the Site. Your continued use of this site after such changes are posted will constitute your agreement with such changes.

Monitoring
You agree that HelplineMA.org has the right, but not the obligation to monitor, edit, disclose, refuse to post, or remove at any time, for any reason in its sole discretion, any material and content anywhere on the site including, but not limited to message boards, email and other forums. Notwithstanding this right, HelplineMA.org does not and cannot review all materials posted to the Site by users and HelplineMA.org is not responsible for any such materials posted by users.

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