Legal Terms of Use

 Terms of Use

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PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SITE.

Your access to and continued use of HealthCastle.com (the "Site") constitutes your acceptance of and compliance with the following provisions. If you have not already done so, please take some time to familiarize yourself with these provisions. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, you should immediately discontinue any use of the Site. HealthCastle Nutrition Inc. ("Healthcastle Site") may revise and update these Terms and Conditions at any time and it is your responsibility to check for such updates. The last revision ate for these terms and conditions are set forth below.

Last revised: August 13, 2012

DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE

The Information on the Site including, but not limited to newsletters, articles, tips, reviews, forum posts 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, registered dietitian, or other qualified healthcare professional with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. You should not act or rely on any information at the Site without seeking the advice of a healthcare professional.

NO LIABILITY

The use of the HealthCastle Site and the Content is at your own risk.

The Healthcastle Site and the content are provided on an "as is" basis. Without limiting the foregoing, Healthcastle, contractors and its suppliers make no representations or warranties about the following:

1. The accuracy, reliability, quality, completeness, or timeliness of the Content, software, text, graphics, links, or communications provided on or through the use of the HealthCastle.

2. The satisfaction of any government regulations requiring disclosure of information on prescription drug products or the approval or compliance of any software tools with regard to the Content contained on the Healthcastle Site.

In no event shall Healthcastle, its contractors, its suppliers, or any third parties mentioned on the Healthcastle Site be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, incidental and consequential damages, personal injury/wrongful death, lost profits, or damages resulting from lost data or business interruption) resulting from the use of or inability to use the HealthCastle Site or the Content, whether based on warranty, contract, tort, or any other legal theory, and whether or not Healthcastle, its contractors, its suppliers, or any third parties mentioned on the Healthcastle Site are advised of the possibility of such damages. Healthcastle, its contractors, its suppliers, or any third parties mentioned on the Healthcastle Site are not liable for any personal injury, including death, caused by your use or misuse of the Site, Content, newsletter or forum posts. Healthcastle disclaims any liability for unauthorized use or reproduction of any portion of the Site, Content, newsletter or forum posts.

RESERVED RIGHTS AND USE OF CONTENT

The Content is protected by copyright under Canada, United States and other foreign laws. As a user of the Site, you are granted a limited license to use (display or print) short extracts of the Content for your own personal non-commercial use only, provided the Content is not modified and you shall be fully responsible for any consequences resulting from such use. Any other use of the Content is prohibited. None of the Content may be otherwise reproduced, republished, or re-disseminated in any manner or form without the prior written consent of HealthCastle. Healthcastle will take appropriate legal action to enforce its rights.

If you would like to re-use our Content for business or academic use, you may contact Copyright Clearance Center at www.copyright.com for a license.

SUBMISSIONS

If you make any such submission, you agree that you will not send or transmit to Healthcastle by email, (including through the email addresses listed on the "Contact Us" link) any communication or content that infringes or violates any rights of any party. If you submit any business information, idea, concept or invention to Healthcastle by email, you agree such submission is non-confidential for all purposes.

If you make any submission to the public Forum or if you submit any business information, idea, concept or invention to Healthcastle by email, you automatically grant—or warrant that the owner of such content or intellectual property has expressly granted— Healthcastle a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, world-wide nonexclusive license to use, reproduce, create derivative works from, modify, publish, edit, translate, distribute, perform, and display the communication or content in any media or medium, or any form, format, or forum now known or hereafter developed. 

You agree that any information submitted for inclusion at the Site does not infringe on the intellectual property or other rights of any third parties and you grant HealthCastle a right to provide access to the information from the Site.

NO ENDORSEMENT

Healthcastle Site may contain links to other sites. These links are provided as references to help you identify and locate other Internet resources that may be of interest. These other sites were independently developed by parties other than HealthCastle, and Healthcastle does not assume responsibility for the accuracy or appropriateness of the information contained at such sites. In providing links to other sites, Healthcastle is in no way acting as a publisher or disseminator of the material contained on those other sites and does not seek to control the content of, or maintain any type of editorial control over, such sites.

A link to another site should not be construed to mean that Healthcastle is affiliated or associated with, or is legally authorized to use any trademark, trade name, logo or copyrighted symbol that may be reflected in the link or the description of the link to such other sites.

The mention or review of another party or its product or service on the Site should not be construed as an endorsement of that party or its product or service.

INDEMNITY

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold Healthcastle, its officers, directors, employees, contractors, and suppliers, harmless from and against any claims, actions or demands, liabilities and settlements including without limitation, reasonable legal and accounting fees, resulting from, or alleged to result from, your violation of these Terms and Conditions.

CHOICE OF LAW

The laws of the Province of British Columbia and the laws of Canada applicable therein shall govern as to the interpretation, validity and effect of this agreement notwithstanding any conflict of laws provision or your domicile, residence or physical location. You hereby consent and submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Province of British Columbia in any action or proceeding instituted under or related to this agreement.

COMPLETE AGREEMENT

Except as expressly provided in a particular "legal notice" on the Site, these Terms and Conditions and the Healthcastle Privacy Policy and Agreement constitute the entire agreement between you and Healthcastle with respect to the use of the Healthcastle Site, and Content. 

HONcode accreditation seal.About HealthCastle.com

HealthCastle, founded in 1997, is the largest online nutrition community run by Registered Dietitians. Information on this site is provided for informational purposes and is not meant to substitute for the advice provided by your own physician or dietitian. Information and statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.