Last Updated September 30, 2019
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You agree that you will not make available Content in connection with the HelloMD Sites that: (a) is false, fraudulent, inaccurate, or misleading; (b) is intended to cause harm, damage, disable, or otherwise interfere with the HelloMD Sites (c) violates any local, state, federal, or international laws or is otherwise tortious; (d) is protected by or would infringe on the rights of others (including HelloMD), including any Intellectual Property, right of publicity or privacy, or any other proprietary right, without the express prior written consent of the applicable owner; (e) is obscene, indecent, pornographic, or otherwise objectionable or is derogatory, defamatory, threatening, harassing, abusive, slanderous, hateful, or embarrassing to any other person or entity as determined by HelloMD in its sole discretion; (f) victimizes, harasses, degrades, or intimidates or is violent or threatening; (g) promotes violence against, or actions that are threatening to, any individual or group, including without limiting the foregoing, on the basis of religion, gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, age or disability; (i) contains advertisements, solicitations, or spam links to other web sites or individuals; (j) impersonates another business, person, or entity, including HelloMD, its related entities, employees, and agents; (k) violates any policy posted on the HelloMD Sites; or (l) contains your full name(s), or any other confidential personally identifiable information of yourself or others.
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HelloMD takes the health and wellbeing of its users extremely seriously and will review all reports of Prohibited Content. If HelloMD determines that the Content is Prohibited by these Terms, or for any other reason, in its sole discretion, HelloMD reserves the right to take any action HelloMD deems necessary and appropriate, which may include but is not limited to: (i) immediately and permanently removing the content; (ii) suspending the user who contributed the Content; or (iii) permanently banning the user from HelloMD’s services.
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HelloMD assumes no responsibility for the improper use of, and self-diagnosis, and/or treatment using any products listed on our Sites. Any products shown on our sites should not be confused with prescription medicine. Any products on our site should not be used as a substitute for medically supervised therapy. If you suspect you suffer from clinical deficiencies, consult a licensed, qualified medical doctor.
It is important that you understand why no claims can be made about the products you order from retailers on the HelloMD marketplace and that we cannot suggest the use of any product that will effect a cure or affect a symptom/ailment. Before starting any product for illness, it is always wise to check with a medical doctor. It is especially important for people who are: pregnant or breast feeding, chronically ill, elderly, under 18, and currently taking prescription or over-the-counter medicines. None of the products or information available to the public are intended to be a treatment protocol for any disease state, but rather are offered to provide information and choices regarding nutritional support for various health concerns. None of the information presented is intended to be an enticement to purchase and should not be construed as medical advice or instruction.
No action should be taken solely on information contained on the HelloMD Sites, regardless of perceived scientific merit. Instead, readers should consult healthcare professionals on any matter related to their health. The information obtained from referenced materials shown on the HelloMD Sites is believed to be accurate, as presented by their respective authors. HelloMD assumes no liability for any personal interpretation. Users who fail to consult their physicians prior to the purchase and subsequent use of any product assume the risk of any adverse effects.
The use of any nutritional supplement or Cannabis product for any reason is neither implied nor advocated by HelloMD.
For any suspected or known illness or health concern, always consult with your physician or health care provider prior to the purchase or use of any nutritional product. HelloMD has attempted to present information from literature, books, and other references, as well as information about products as accurately as possible, but you should be aware that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has not approved or evaluated the information contained in that literature or on this site. Any literature reference or direct link to a specific product is for your information or convenience only, and should not be construed as an enticement to purchase, and further is not intended or implied to be used in the mitigation, diagnosis, treatment, cure, or prevention of any disease or illness.
Information on this site is provided for informational purposes only and is not meant as a substitute for the advice provided by your own physician or other trained medical professionals. The results reported may not necessarily occur in all individuals.
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We have made efforts to accurately display the attributes of Products, including the applicable colors. However, as the actual colors you see will depend on your monitor, we cannot guarantee that your monitor's display of any color will accurately reflect actual product color or finish. In addition, certain weights, measures, and similar descriptions are approximate and are for convenience only.
HelloMD has no liability to you for content on the HelloMD Sites that you find to be offensive, indecent, or objectionable. HelloMD is not responsible for, and cannot guarantee the performance of, goods and services provided by third parties. While our goal is to provide accurate information, product packaging and material may contain more and/or different information than that provided on HelloMD Sites, including the product description, country of origin, nutrition, ingredient, allergen, and other information. Always read labels, warnings, directions, and other information provided with the product before using or consuming the product. For additional information about a product, please contact the manufacturer. It is your responsibility to ascertain and obey all applicable local, state, federal, and foreign laws (including minimum age requirements) regarding the purchase, possession, and use of any Product.
If you believe that any Product(s) in the HelloMD marketplace, or any statements, descriptions, or entries related to those Product(s), are inaccurate, incomplete, unreliable, offensive, discriminatory, or otherwise violate these Terms, please contact email@example.com.
In its sole discretion, HelloMD reserves the right to remove any Products, product descriptions, advertising materials, images, or any other Content that it deems is in violation of these Terms or any state or federal law or that it deems should be removed for any other reason.
You may link to the homepage of hellomd.ca , provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval, or endorsement on our part without our express written consent.
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You may use these features solely as they are provided by us, and solely with respect to the content they are displayed with and otherwise in accordance with any additional terms and conditions we provide with respect to such features. You agree to cooperate with us in causing any unauthorized framing or linking immediately to stop. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. We may disable all or any social media features and any links at any time without notice in our discretion.
HelloMD is a marketplace where consumers and retailers connect for the purchase of goods. HelloMD is not responsible and makes no representations regarding the delivery of purchased goods. Once the order is processed and directed to the Third Party retailer, HelloMD takes no responsibility and makes no representation regarding the reliability or timeliness of the delivery service.
Products will be delivered to an address designated by you, if applicable, so long as such address is complete and complies with the delivery restrictions contained on the HelloMD Sites. All transactions are made pursuant to a shipping contract, and, as a result, risk of loss and title for Products pass to you upon delivery of the Products to the delivery party carrier.
Delivery of Products will only be made where legal. Estimated delivery times are determined based on the destination of the Products.
If you have a concern regarding the delivery of a product ordered on our website please contact our customer service department.
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