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The content is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as a recommendation for a specific treatment plan, product, service, or course of action. The site does not offer medical advice and nothing contained in the content is intended to constitute professional advice for medical diagnosis or treatment or to advocate or recommend the selection of any service or to endorse or guarantee the qualifications, credentials or appropriateness of any health care or other human services provider linked to or advertised on this site. MAG does not endorse any product or service advertised on this site or any linked site. You should not use the site to diagnose any mental health problem or disease. Use of the site does not replace medical or behavioral consultations with a qualified health or medical professional to meet the health and medical needs of you or any other party. You exercise your own judgment when following recommendations included on this site and/or any Third Party site and we disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health provider (including behavioral and mental health) referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. We strongly urge you to visit with a physician or mental health professional if you suspect you are ill. Never disregard the medical advice of a physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read in the content.
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A.You may not post or transmit any message which is libelous, defamatory or which discloses private or personal matters concerning any person other than yourself. You may not post or transmit any message, data, image or program which is indecent, obscene or pornographic.
B.You may not post or transmit any message, data, image or program that would violate the property rights of others, including unauthorized copyrighted text, images or programs, trade secrets or other confidential proprietary information, and trademarks or service marks used in an infringing fashion.
C.You may not interfere with other users’ use of the site, including, without limitation, disrupting the normal flow of dialogue in a communities or newsgroup discussion.
D.You may not post or transmit any file which contains viruses, worms, Trojan horses or any other contaminating or destructive features.
E.You may not post or transmit any message which is harmful, threatening, abusive or hateful. It is not our intent to discourage users from asking controversial questions or expressing vigorously what may be unpopular views; however, we reserve the right to take such action as we deem appropriate in cases where the content is being used to disseminate statements that are deeply and widely offensive and/or harmful. However, we are not obligated to take any action.
F. You may not post or transmit charity requests, petitions for signatures, chain letters or letters relating to pyramid schemes. You may not post or transmit any advertising, promotional materials or any other solicitation of other users to use goods or services except in those areas (e.g., a classified bulletin board) that are designated for such purpose and you must adhere to any applicable policies.
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While the Maricopa Association of Governments will attempt to review all communications and materials posted or uploaded to the site, MAG is not responsible for the content of these communications and materials. Messages, advice, opinions or other information contained in any discussion area should not be construed as professional advice or instruction.
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This site and its content are provided “as is.” We make no representations or endorsement about the suitability for any purpose of products and services available through this service. We do not guarantee the timeliness, validity, completeness or accuracy of the content. We 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 content, products, services and all other information contained on and/or made available through this site, including but not limited to the availability of this site, lack of viruses, worms, Trojan horses or other code that manifest contaminating or destructive properties, or any failure to provide the site. Although we may update the content on this site 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.
Waiver, Release and Limitation of Liability:
You agree that none of the MAG parties shall have any liability to you under any theory of liability or indemnity in connection with your use of the site. You hereby release and forever waive any and all claims you may have against MAG (including but not limited to claims based upon the negligence of any of the MAG parties) for losses or damages you sustain in connection with your use of the site.