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TERMS OF USE

PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING TERMS OF USE BEFORE USING ANY PAGE(S) IN THE DOMAINS fca.com or fcastore.com (collectively, the “site”)

By using this site, you agree to these terms of use. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO ANY OF THESE TERMS OF USE, DO NOT USE THIS SITE.

FC&A Publishing® and FC&A Medical Publishing® (collectively, “FC&A”) may revise or update these terms from time to time. Your continued use of this site will indicate that you accept those changes. Thank you.

SUMMARY

COPYRIGHT AND REPRINT

PRICING AND AVAILABILITY

POTENTIALLY OFFENSIVE MATERIALS

COOKIES

CONSENT TO PROCESSING

SECURITY

LINKS FROM THIS SITE

PARENTS /GUARDIANS AND CHILDREN

REFERENCE TO NON-FC&A PRODUCTS

GENERAL

JURISDICTION

SUMMARY: HOW TO USE THIS SITE

In a nutshell, treat the information on this site, and in products sold on this site, the way you would treat information you read in a newspaper or magazine — that is, with the understanding that just because the information is reported or explained, this does not mean that the publisher agrees with, recommends, or advocates it.

FC&A does not perform medical studies, or provide financial services, or engage in product testing, or anything of the sort. Our purpose is simply to provide the general public with information regarding the opinions, research, and experiences of others. In fact, at times we may report the opinions of experts who disagree about controversial topics, undecided issues, or other matters of opinion, in order to provide our readers with all sides of a story.

No book or Web site providing general information can possibly know of or anticipate the individual circumstances of the people who access it. The decision of whether or how to use such information is ENTIRELY YOURS. Only you are able to evaluate the risks and benefits of using such general information for yourself. Although FC&A obviously has no control over any reader’s actions, we care about our readers, and therefore WE STRONGLY RECOMMEND that any general health, financial, consumer, and other information (whether reported on by us, or any other media outlet) be used in conjunction with the specific advice of competent professionals, such as your doctor, attorney, financial advisor, etc. who know you and are familiar with your circumstances.

We strive for the highest quality and accuracy in our products, both online and in print. But just as with any other media, mistakes are bound to happen from time to time. We make every effort to correct any mistakes in our materials as quickly as possible. If you believe you have spotted an error on this site, please contact the webmaster.

All the text, graphics, layouts, and other contents on this site, as well as in our books, are the property of FC&A, or have been licensed for use by FC&A, and are protected by copyright, without exception, unless otherwise noted. IT IS AGAINST THE LAW TO REPRINT, REPUBLISH, OR DISTRIBUTE any of it, in any form whatsoever, without specific written permission from FC&A.

We hope you’ll enjoy our site, our books, and our products. Thanks for visiting us. Please continue reading for detailed information.

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THIS SITE DOES NOT PROVIDE PROFESSIONAL ADVICE — MEDICAL, LEGAL, OR OTHERWISE

FC&A publishes the opinions of experts in many fields, as well as case histories, anecdotes, traditional lore, and opinions of experienced laypersons, which are intended FOR A GENERAL AUDIENCE FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY. No other purpose is expressed or implied.

Opinions expressed on this site, and in products available from this site, are not necessarily those of FC&A or its associates and DO NOT CONSTITUTE (AND ARE NOT INTENDED AS A SUBSTITUTE FOR) professionally provided medical, legal, financial, or other advice or services. The use of any of these opinions is at the sole discretion and risk of the user, and FC&A SHALL NOT BE LIABLE IN ANY CASE.

Always consult a competent professional for answers to your specific questions. Never disregard professional advice or delay or avoid obtaining it because of something you read on this site, or in products advertised or sold on this site.

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COPYRIGHT AND REPRINT

The contents of this site — including text, graphics, interfaces, layouts, and all other elements and their arrangements — as well as the contents of books published by FC&A which may be referenced, advertised, or sold on this site (collectively, “content”) are the exclusive property of FC&A, or have been licensed by FC&A, and are protected by copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property laws. You may use this content only for your personal, non-commercial use. It is illegal to copy*, transmit, distribute, upload, or post any part of this content in any form or by any means whatsoever without specific written permission from FC&A.

If you are interested in obtaining permission to reproduce or retransmit any part of this site, please contact Customer Service.

*NOTE: Saving a limited amount of content to your personal computer is allowed under the guidelines of “fair use” as long as it is not at any time published, posted, or distributed, or stored in any externally accessible data storage system, in any way. Quoting small portions of text (e.g., a few words or a couple of sentences) with attribution under certain circumstances may also fall under fair use. However, “quoting” large blocks of text is NOT protected by fair use, and is therefore illegal, even if attribution is provided. Fair use laws change from time to time, and can vary according to individual circumstances. IT IS UP TO YOU TO KNOW AND UNDERSTAND THE FAIR USE LAWS WHICH APPLY TO YOU, AND TO COMPLY WITH THEM.

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PRICING AND AVAILABILITY

Prices and availability on our site are subject to change at any time. Because products sold on this site may also be sold by other means, it is possible that products ordered through this site may, once processing is completed, be out of stock.

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POTENTIALLY OFFENSIVE MATERIALS

The site — as well as products sold, referenced, or advertised on this site — may contain information regarding sexual and reproductive health, pregnancy, breast feeding, menstruation and menopause, digestive functions, medical conditions and procedures affecting reproductive organs, or other material that some readers may regard as offensive or sexually explicit. However, this is information which we have reason to believe is of value to a portion of our readers.

It is impossible for FC&A, or any other publisher, to predict the responses of all readers, or to tailor all materials so as to avoid offending any potential reader. It is up to you to decide for yourself which information to access on this site.

Furthermore, you are solely responsible for compliance with the laws of your place of residence or point of access.

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COOKIES

This site utilizes “cookies”. Cookies are small text files placed on a user’s computer. They allow access to all the features of the site, including recognizing users when they return, and enabling continuity during site navigation and product purchase. Cookies also allow us to measure traffic on our various pages.

Cookies do not tell us the identity of a user, unless personal information is provided by that user. If you choose to give us such information, it may be linked to data stored in a cookie.

If you prefer not to take advantage of the benefits made possible by cookies, check your browser instructions. Most browsers allow you to reject cookies or to choose which cookies to accept. Please be aware, however, that disabling cookies may result in limited access to, and functionality within, the site.

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CONSENT TO PROCESSING

By voluntarily submitting information to FC&A via the site, you indicate that you fully understand and consent to the collection and processing of such information.

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SECURITY

FC&A takes all reasonable precautions to safeguard information transmitted between users and the site. To that end, certain pages of the site, as well as third party shopping cart pages, use secured socket layers (SSL) encryption, the most effective technology currently available. However, because the Internet is an open communications network beyond the control or oversight of FC&A, we are unable to guarantee that communications between you and FC&A will be free from unauthorized access. For the same reason, FC&A can assume no liability relating to any delay, failure, interruption, or corruption of any data transmitted in connection with use of this site.

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LINKS FROM THIS SITE

FC&A may provide links on the site to third party Web sites (collectively, “linked sites”). FC&A has no control over, and does not endorse, the content on any linked site. Furthermore, these Terms of Use do not apply to any linked sites. If you link to any of these third party Web sites, please read the legal notices posted on those sites, including their privacy policies and terms of use. FC&A cannot assume any responsibility or liability whatsoever for the data collection and use practices of those sites. Your use of linked sites is at your own risk.

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PARENTS/GUARDIANS AND CHILDREN

This site is not intended for use by children, especially children under the age of 13. Parents and guardians, if you do not want your children to use the site, please let them know and/or employ Internet access controls. Children, always ask your parents for permission before giving out any information about yourself over the Internet.

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REFERENCE TO NON-FC&A PRODUCTS

If reference is made to trade names other than those controlled by FC&A, no endorsement is expressed or implied, nor is any discrimination intended. Always closely read and follow all instructions and cautions on product packaging for any product you use.

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GENERAL

If any provision of these Terms of Use is found to be invalid, such finding shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms, which shall remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any of these Terms of Use shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or condition or any other term or condition.

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JURISDICTION

FC&A is based in Peachtree City, Georgia, USA. FC&A makes no claims that the content is appropriate or may be downloaded outside of the United States. Access to and contact or input to the site may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. If you access the site from outside the United States, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with the laws of your jurisdiction.

You expressly agree that exclusive jurisdiction for any dispute with FC&A, or in any way relating to your use of the site, resides in the courts of the State of Georgia and you further agree and expressly consent to the exercise of personal jurisdiction in the courts of the State of Georgia in connection with any such dispute, including any claim involving FC&A and/or any of its affiliates, subsidiaries, employees, contractors, officers, directors, telecommunication providers, and content providers.

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