This Web site is an educational and informational service provided by the Eric Dolch Children's Encephalitis Foundation, with the express condition that users agree to be bound by the terms and conditions set forth in this User Agreement, as they may be modified from time to time. Your consultation and use of this Web site constitutes your acknowledgment and acceptance of all of the following terms and conditions.
You acknowledge that the information on this Web site is provided "as is" for general information only. This Web site does not offer medical advice or recommendations and individuals should not rely on the information posted on this Web site as a substitute for consultations with qualified health care professionals who are familiar with individual medical conditions and needs. The Eric Dolch Children's Encephalitis Foundation strongly recommends that care and treatment decisions related to encephalitis and any other medical condition be made in consultation with a patient's physician or other qualified health care professionals who are familiar with the individual's specific health situation.
The Eric Dolch Children's Encephalitis Foundation makes no representations with respect to the information, services, products or message on this Web site and specifically disclaims any other warranties, including but not limited to implied or express warranties of merchantability or fitness for any particular usage, application or purpose. The Eric Dolch Children's Encephalitis Foundation makes no warranties of any kind regarding the operation of this Web site, including but not limited to any warranty of accuracy, completeness, currency, reliability, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, or any warranty that these pages, or the server that makes them available, are free of viruses, worms, Trojan horses, other harmful elements or other code that manifest contaminating or destructive properties and such warranties are expressly disclaimed.
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The Eric Dolch Children's Encephalitis Foundation makes no representation, warranty or endorsement, express or implied, as to any of the information, services, products or messages on any other Web sites which may be accessed through a hyperlink on this Web site. In particular, these links are provided for convenience of reference only and are not intended as an endorsement by The Eric Dolch Children's Encephalitis Foundation of the organization or individual operating the Web site or a warranty or endorsement of any type regarding the Web site or the information, services, products or messages posted on or available from such Web site.
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Unless otherwise indicated, all information contained on this Web site, such as text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio and video clips, is copyrighted by and proprietary to The Eric Dolch Children's Encephalitis Foundation. The content displayed on any page of this Web site may be used for personal and noncommercial uses which do not harm the reputation of The Eric Dolch Children's Encephalitis Foundation, provided that the user does not remove any trademarks, copyright and any other notice contained in such content.
The name, The Eric Dolch Children's Encephalitis Foundation and its attendant logos and taglines, are trademarks of The Eric Dolch Children's Encephalitis Foundation and may not be used or reproduced without its prior written consent.
You agree that you will hold harmless The Eric Dolch Children's Encephalitis Foundation and its officers, directors, agents, employees, and volunteers from all claims arising out of or related to your access or use of, or your inability to access or use, this Web site or the information, services, products or messages contained in this Web site or other Web sites to which it is linked, including but not limited to claims that you have found something you have heard, viewed or downloaded from this Web site or another Web site to which it is linked to be obscene, offensive, defamatory, or infringing upon your intellectual property rights. In no event will The Eric Dolch Children's Encephalitis Foundation or the contributors of information to this Web site be liable to you or anyone else for any decision made or action taken by you in reliance on such information or for any consequential, special or similar damages, even if advised of the possibility of such damages. YOU HEREBY RELEASE AND FOREVER WAIVE ANY AND ALL CLAIMS YOU MAY HAVE AGAINST THE ERIC DOLCH CHILDREN'S ENCEPHALITIS FOUNDATION, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, AGENTS, EMPLOYEES, AND VOLUNTEERS FOR LOSSES OR DAMAGES YOU SUSTAIN IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF THIS WEB SITE.
This Web site (excluding linked sites) is controlled by The Eric Dolch Children's Encephalitis Foundation, which is headquartered in the State of Florida, United States of America. It can be accessed from all 50 states, as well as from other countries around the world. As each of these places has laws that may differ from those of Florida, by accessing this Web site both you and The Eric Dolch Children's Encephalitis Foundation agree that the statutes and laws of the State of New Florida, without regard to conflicts of laws principles thereof, will apply to all matters arising from or relating to use of this Web site. You and The Eric Dolch Children's Encephalitis Foundation also agree and hereby submit to the exclusive personal jurisdiction and venue of Palm Beach County, Florida and the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida with respect to such matters. The Eric Dolch Children's Encephalitis Foundation makes no representation that materials on the Web site are appropriate or available for use in other locations, and accessing them from territories where their contents are illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access this Web site from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.
Linking From Other Web sites
The Eric Dolch Children's Encephalitis Foundation may grant the owner of a Web site permission to use a hyperlink to this Web site from its Web site, provided: (a) any such link must clearly be marked "The Eric Dolch Children's Encephalitis Foundation;" (b) the appearance, position and other aspects of either the link or the host Web site may not be such as to damage or dilute the goodwill associated with The Eric Dolch Children's Encephalitis Foundation's name and trademarks; (c) the appearance, position and other aspects of either the link or the host Web site may not create the false appearance that any other entity is associated with or sponsored by The Eric Dolch Children's Encephalitis Foundation; and (d) the link, when activated by a user, must display this Web site full-screen and not with a "frame" on the linked Web site. The owner of any Web site with a hyperlink to this Web site agrees to the foregoing terms and agrees to delete any such link upon notice from The Eric Dolch Children's Encephalitis Foundation that such permission has been revoked, which notice may be given at any time and for any reason.
The Eric Dolch Children's Encephalitis Foundation is not responsible for the information or materials contained on Web sites linking to this Web site. Links to this Web site are provided for convenience of reference only and are not intended as an endorsement by The Eric Dolch Children's Encephalitis Foundation of the organization or individual operating the host Web site or a warranty of any type regarding the host Web site or the information on the host Web site.
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The Eric Dolch Children's Encephalitis Foundation is committed to safeguarding your privacy. This statement explains our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way the information you provide us is collected and used. For easy and direct access, we provide a link to this statement from our home page and all other pages of the site.
The Foundation is the sole owner of and the only organization that uses the information collected on this site. We will not sell, share, or rent this information to others under any circumstances.
Other than the specific instances outlined in this policy, the Foundation does not collect personal information about users or how they use the site. The Foundation also does not use the information-tracking devices made possible through "cookies," small pieces of data that may be sent to your Web browser from a server and stored on your computer's hard drive.
The Foundation collects the following information through our secure online financial-transaction pages: name, address, e-mail address, phone number, and credit card information. This personally identifiable information is used to acknowledge receipt of your donation for tax purposes and to include you on the Foundation's mailing list if you choose to join it.
When you send a donation in honor or in memory of someone and request that an acknowledgement be sent to another individual or a family, we will use the name and address of that individual or family for acknowledgement purposes only.
The Foundation provides a separate online form to join our mailing list. The information we collect includes: name, address, e-mail address, and phone number. This information is securely stored internally and accessed only when we correspond with our mailing list periodically during the year, either via e-mail or regular mail.
Please contact us directly by regular mail if at any time you wish to be removed from the mailing list or if you would like to correct or change the personal information you have previously provided. To protect your privacy and security, we will take certain steps to verify your identity before granting access to your information or making corrections. Callers will be asked specific questions, including full name, address, phone number, and, if applicable, credit card numbers and/or expiration date, in order to verify their identity and protect the privacy of the Foundation's donors and members of its mailing list.
Links to Other Web Sites
The Foundation's site includes links, some temporary and some permanent, to other Web sites. We are not responsible for the privacy and security practices of any other Web site or the nature of the content contained therein.
None of the content and information in the Foundation's Web site is targeted toward children under 13 years of age. We make every effort possible to ensure that we do not collect or maintain information on our Web site from those we know to be younger than 16 unless parental consent has been obtained in writing.
Changes to This Policy