Terms of Use

The information provided by Gastro One on this site or by any links to this site is for educational and entertainment purposes only and should not be interpreted as a recommendation for a specific treatment plan, product, course of action or medical or healthcare provider.

Gastro One’s web site does not provide specific medical advice and does not endorse any medical or professional service obtained through information provided on this site or any links to this site.

Use of Gastro One’s web site does not replace medical consultations with a qualified health or medical professional to meet the health and medical needs of you or a loved one.

You exercise your own judgment when purchasing any product or selecting a physician through any site or service linked to this web site. In addition, while Gastro One frequently updates its contents, medical information changes rapidly and therefore, some information may be out of date, and/or contain inaccuracies or typographical errors.

Please check with a physician or health professional if you suspect you are ill. Please review these Terms of Use before using this Web site and from time to time since the Terms of Use may be updated or changed periodically.

  1. Agreement. gastro1.com is an Internet-based on-line information and communication service. It is sometimes referred to in this Agreement as the Service. You agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of this Agreement, which includes the Gastro One Privacy Policy linked to this Agreement. Gastro One may modify this Agreement at any time, and such modification shall be effective 30 days after either posting of the modified Agreement or notifying you. You agree to review this Agreement periodically to ensure that you are aware of any modifications. Your continued access or use of Gastro One’s web site after the modifications have become effective shall be deemed your conclusive acceptance of the modified Agreement.
  2. License. We hereby grant you the right to view and use this web site subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement. You may download and/or print a copy of information provided in this web site for your personal use only. Permission to reprint or electronically reproduce any document or graphic in whole or in part for any other purpose is expressly prohibited, unless prior written consent is obtained from the respective copyright holder(s).
  3. Privacy. We respect your personal privacy. Please see our Privacy Policy, which is incorporated by reference into this Agreement, for the details of our commitment.
  4. Links. Gastro One’s web site may contain links to or advertisements for web sites operated by other parties. The links or advertisements are provided for your convenience only. Neither we nor our suppliers control such web sites and we are not responsible for the content and performance of these sites or for your transactions with them. Our inclusion of links to or advertisements for such web sites does not imply any endorsement of the material on such web sites or any association with their operators. Gastro One does not in any way operate, control or endorse any information, products or services provided by third parties through the Internet. See our Privacy Policy regarding information which may be transferred to third parties by using these links or advertisements.
  5. Warranty Disclaimer. In our content areas this information is provided for educational and entertainment purposes only and should not be interpreted as a recommendation for a specific treatment plan, product or course of action. The content areas should not be used for specific medical advice. We and our suppliers assume no responsibility for how you use the information provided through this Service. You should always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. However, in the event you are a patient of the Gastro One and currently being cared for by a Gastro One care provider and have access to our Personal Health Pages, you can rely on the personal medical advice given to you through your Personal Health Page by our providers. (See our privacy Policy to understand how we will use your personal medical information.) On the Personal Health Pages, you will be able to interact with Gastro One employees.
  6. The Information on this Site is Provided “As Is”. We and our suppliers make no representations or endorsement about the suitability for any purpose of products and services available through this Service. We and our suppliers do not guarantee the timeliness, validity, completeness or accuracy of information made available to you for any particular purpose. We and our suppliers disclaim all warranties and conditions, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title, and non-infringement, with regard to the products, services and information contained on or made available through this Service, including but not limited to the availability of this Service, lack of viruses, worms, Trojan horses or other code that manifest contaminating or destructive properties, or any failure to provide the service. Although our suppliers or we may update the content on this Service from time to time, please note that medical information changes rapidly. Therefore, some of the information may be out of date and/or may contain inaccuracies or typographical errors.
  7. Indemnification. You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Gastro One, its officers, directors, employees, agents, information providers, partners, advertisers and suppliers from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorney’s fees, resulting from any violation of this agreement or any activity related to your account (including infringement of third parties’ worldwide intellectual property rights or negligent or wrongful conduct) by you or any other person accessing gastro1.com using your service account.
  8. Waiver, Release and Limitation of Liability. You agree that neither Gastro One, nor its officers, directors, employees, agents, information providers, partners, advertisers or suppliers shall have any liability to you under any theory of liability or indemnity in connection with your use of gastro1.com. You hereby release and forever waive any and all claims you may have against Gastro One, its officers, directors, employees, agents, information providers or suppliers (including but not limited to claims based upon the negligence of Gastro One, its officers, directors, employees, agents, information providers, partners, advertisers or suppliers) for losses or damages you sustain in connection with your use of gastro1.com. Notwithstanding the foregoing paragraph, the total liability of gastro1.com, its officers, directors, employees, agents, information providers, partners, advertisers and suppliers, if any, for losses or damages shall not exceed the fees paid by the user for the particular information or service provided. In no event shall Gastro One, its officers, directors, employees, agents, information providers, partners, advertisers or suppliers be liable to you for any losses or damages other than the amount referred to above. All other damages, direct or indirect, special, incidental, consequential or punitive arising from any use of the information or other parts of gastro1.com are hereby excluded even if Gastro One, its officers, directors, employees, agents, information providers, partners, advertisers or suppliers have been advised of the possibility of such damages. Neither Gastro One, nor any of its affiliates, directors, officers or employees, nor any third party vendor will be liable or have any responsibility of any kind for any loss or damage that you incur in the event of any failure or interruption of this site, or resulting from the act or omission of any other party involved in making this site or the data contained therein available to you, or from any other cause relating to your access to or your inability to access the site or these materials, whether or not the circumstances giving rise to such cause may have been within the control of Gastro One or of any vendor providing software or services support.
  9. Third Party Rights. The provisions of paragraphs 7 (Indemnification) and 8 (Waiver, Release and Limitation of Liability) are for the benefit of Gastro One and its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, suppliers, and information providers. Each of these individuals or entities shall have the right to assert and enforce those provisions directly against you on its own behalf.
  10. User Representations. You represent and warrant that you are at least 18 years of age and that you possess the legal right and ability to enter into this Agreement and to use Gastro One in accordance with this Agreement. You agree to be financially responsible for your use of gastro1.com (as well as for use of your account by others, including minors living with you) and to comply with your responsibilities and obligations as stated in this Agreement.
  11. Miscellaneous. This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Tennessee, without regarding provisions relating to conflicts of law. You agree that any legal action or proceeding between Gastro One and you for any purpose concerning this Agreement or the parties’ obligations under this Agreement shall be brought exclusively in a court of competent jurisdiction. Any cause of action or claim you may have with respect to Gastro One must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises.
  12. Notice. Gastro One may deliver notice to you under this Agreement by means of electronic mail, a general notice on gastro1.com or by written communication delivered by first class U.S. mail to your address on record in Gastro One account information, if any. You may give notice to Gastro One at any time by letter delivered by first class postage prepaid U.S. mail or overnight courier.
  13. Severability. The provisions of this Agreement are severable, and in the event any provision hereof is determined to be invalid or unenforceable, such invalidity or unenforceability shall not in any way affect the validity or enforceability of the remaining provisions.
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