The following is the user agreement for utilizing the Dr Aaron service:
Why Should I Read This Really Long Document? When you engage in a conversation with Dr Aaron, you confirm that you've read and agree to the following user agreement.
What is this Document? This is an agreement between you and Aaron Babb Medical Consulting Inc, LLC "Dr Aaron". These are rules you agree to follow when asking questions and engaging in a conversation.
We May Update: This user agreement may change. If we revise and update the user agreement, your continued use of the "Dr Aaron" website will mean that you accept those changes. You choose whether or not you use "Dr Aaron". If you do not agree to this user agreement, please do not use "Dr Aaron".
To clarify what this document means, certain words with capital letters will be defined. Here are the definitions for this agreement:
- "Dr Aaron" means aaron-md.com
- "Company","We," "us," or "our" means Aaron Babb Medical Consulting Inc, a Minnesota LLC.
- "Content" means text, graphics, images and any other material entered, processed, contained on or accessed through the site.
- "Services" means services provided through the website.
"Dr Aaron" provides users with online access to personalized, medical information from a licensed physician. "DR AARON" DOES NOT PROVIDE SPECIFIC MEDICAL DIAGNOSIS, TREATMENT, OR PRESCRIPTION OF ANY KIND.
All information provided between users and "Dr Aaron" is intended to be for general information and education and is in no way intended to create a physician-patient relationship as defined by state and federal law. "Dr Aaron" can provide specific medical diagnosis because there is no physical examination performed and thus is not a substitute for an in-person professional medical diagnosis or treatment. Reliance on any information provided by "Dr Aaron" is solely at your own risk.
No Doctor Patient Relationship
The use of "Dr Aaron" does not create a doctor-patient relationship.
Whenever we use the words "your physician" or "your doctor" or "healthcare provider" or similar words on "Dr Aaron", including in this user agreement, we mean your personal doctor with whom you have of an actual, mutually acknowledged, doctor-patient relationship (or the same kind of formal, real-world relationship between you and your personal professional healthcare provider) within the United States. "Dr Aaron" CANNOT BE "YOUR" PHYSICIAN OR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER. This applies both to conversations on "Dr Aaron" as well as to Private conversations via email. Whenever you want specific medical advice, treatment, or diagnosis, you should contact your physician or professional healthcare provider and see them in person.
Do not use "Dr Aaron" in a potential or actual medical emergency, or for diagnosis or treatment.
Call 911 immediately if you are having an emergency.
Consult your doctor.
Consult your doctor or your healthcare provider if you have any questions about a symptom or a medical condition, and before starting or stopping any treatment directed by your physician or your healthcare provider, or before taking any drug or changing your diet.
Your Account and Your Use of "Dr Aaron"
You are responsible for your account: keep your password and real name private. Accurate and complete registration information is required to use "Dr Aaron". All members are encouraged to use password common sense: safeguard your log in password, pick a password that cannot be guessed by others, keep it private, and periodically change it. You are responsible for the security of your passwords and for any use of your account. Please immediately notify us of any unauthorized use of your password or account.
Your use must be legal and you must be an adult to use the "Dr Aaron". Your use of "Dr Aaron" and any services must comply with all applicable federal and state laws, regulations, and ordinances. Currently, you must be at least 16 years old to use "Dr Aaron".
"Dr Aaron" is a Paid Service by suggested donations.
"Dr Aaron" is for personal use. "Dr Aaron" is a service for individuals to use to support their personal health decisions. You may use "Dr Aaron" for personal, but not for commercial, purposes.
We authorize you to view or download the Content and use the Services solely for your personal, noncommercial use in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local laws. An individual's noncommercial reuse or redistribution of any portion of the Content is permitted when that use falls within what is permitted by United States Copyright law or the Lanham Act. These laws govern general personal use of copyrighted information. No commercial use or redistribution of any Content is permitted. Any hyperlink or other re-display of the information on another website must display the Content full-screen and not within a "frame" on the linked or other site, unless expressly pre-approved and permitted by us in writing. By using "Dr Aaron" you agree not use any contact information provided by anyone related to the site, or harvest, scrape or otherwise collect any information for any reason, including but not limited to for sending unsolicited communications, including spam.
"Dr Aaron" may not be used for illegal purposes. The Content and Services may not be used for any illegal purpose. You may not access our networks, computers, or the Content and Services in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair them, or interfere with any other person's use and enjoyment. You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to any Content or Services, other accounts, computer systems, or networks connected with "Dr Aaron" the Content, or Services. You may not use any automated means (such as a scraper) to access "Dr Aaron" the Content, or Services for any purpose. Such unauthorized access includes, but is not limited to, using another person’s login credentials to access his or her "Dr Aaron" account. Any attempt by any individual or entity to solicit login information of any other user or "Dr Aaron" or to access any such account is an express and direct violation of this user agreement and of applicable law, including relevant privacy and security laws and laws prohibiting unfair or unethical business practices.
"We are not responsible for anything outside of "Dr Aaron". Now or in the future, the Content and Services may link you to other web sites or information, software, data, or other contents, on or off the Internet. These other sites or and contents are not "Dr Aaron", and the information there is outside of our control. What does this mean? It means that we do not control, endorse, or review the content of these sites. We do not review the contents that may be reached by such links, and we are not responsible for such content. Your linking to any other pages on other sites is at your own risk. The information, software, data, or other contents (including opinions, claims, comments) contained in linked references are those of the companies responsible for such sites, and should not be attributed to us. We have not attempted to verify the truth or accuracy of any such opinion, claim, or comment, nor do we endorse or support them. We do not warrant, nor are we in any way responsible for, information, software, data, privacy policies, or other content that is outside of our control.
Use of Your Information
We respect the privacy of your personal information, and do our part to keep it safe and secure. We only use data you share with "Dr Aaron" as stated in the "Dr Aaron" Privacy Statement, your personal privacy settings, and applicable law. If you create, transmit, or display health and wellness or other information while using "Dr Aaron", you agree to do so with information that you own or have the right to use.
may not be secure. Email and short message service (SMS) or text message communications from "Dr Aaron" are not encrypted unless indicated, and this information is not secured. You can opt out of receiving email, SMS, and text messages. However unlikely, it is possible for these communications to be intercepted or accessed without your authorization, and by using "Dr Aaron" you release "Dr Aaron" from any liability arising from or related to any such unauthorized access.
Contact us if you believe information on our website infringes your copyright. If you believe any materials accessible on or from "Dr Aaron" i
nfringe your copyright, you may request removal of those materials (or access thereto) from us by contacting and providing us with information pursuant to our DMCA Removal Procedure.
You agree to our enforcement of these Terms and Conditions and the Rules. By using (including by accessing or attempting to access) "Dr Aaron" you agree that we have the right (but are not obligated) to: investigate an allegation that a communication or Content does not conform to these Terms and Conditions and determine in our sole discretion to remove or request the removal of the communication or Content; remove Content (including member-submitted questions) that we determine, in our sole discretion, to be abusive, illegal, or disruptive, or that otherwise fails to conform to these Terms and Conditions; terminate a member's access to "Dr Aaron" upon any breach of any of these Terms and Conditions; terminate a member's access to "Dr Aaron" if the member's registration information and/or email address is no longer valid; and remove any communication in "Dr Aaron" regardless of whether such communication violates these standards. We reserve the right to take any other action we deem necessary to protect the personal safety of our guests, visitors, and the public.
"Dr Aaron" by email or otherwise.
Changes to this Agreement
Exclusion of Warranties
Limitation of Liability of "DR AARON"
he use of "Dr Aaron" and the Content and Services is at your own risk. The "Dr Aaron" Site and the Content are provided on as "as is" basis. NEITHER WE, "DR AARON" NOR ANY OF OUR LICENSORS MAY BE HELD LIABLE UNDER THIS AGREEMENT FOR ANY DAMAGES OTHER THAN DIRECT DAMAGES, EVEN IF THE PARTY KNOWS OR SHOULD KNOW THAT OTHER DAMAGES ARE POSSIBLE, OR THAT DIRECT DAMAGES ARE NOT A SATISFACTORY REMEDY. THE LIMITATIONS IN THIS SECTION APPLY TO YOU ONLY TO THE EXTENT THEY ARE LAWFUL IN YOUR JURISDICTION. WE DISCLSIAM ALL WARRANTIES, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTIES' RIGHTS, AND FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE. Specifically, and without limiting the foregoing, We, our licensors, and our suppliers, make no representations or warranties about:
- the accuracy, reliability, completeness, currentness, or timeliness of the Content provided on or through the use of "Dr Aaron", whether by "Dr Aaron" or any other party; or
- the satisfaction of any government regulations requiring disclosure of information on prescription drug products or he approval or compliance of any software tools with regard to the Content contained on "Dr Aaron".
NEITHER "DR AARON" NOR ANY OF OUR LICENSORS MAY BE HELD LIABLE UNDER THIS AGREEMENT FOR MORE THAN ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100).
"Dr Aaron", its licensors, its suppliers, or any third parties mentioned on "Dr Aaron" are not liable for any personal injury, including death, attributable to or caused by your use or misuse of "Dr Aaron" or Content. Any claims arising in connection with your use of "Dr Aaron" or any Content must be brought within one (1) year of the first date of the event giving rise to such action. Remedies under these Terms and Conditions are exclusive and are limited to those expressly provided for in these Terms and Conditions.
General Legal Terms
Other parties may have rights under this agreement. A "third party beneficiary" is another party (for example, a company) who is not directly mentioned in an agreement, but who may have some rights arising out of an agreement. Our licensors may be third party beneficiaries to this Agreement pursuant to our agreements with them. To the extent our licensors are third party beneficiaries to this Agreement, the rights and protections provided to us under this Agreement inure to their benefit. Other than these licensors, there are no other third party beneficiaries to this Agreement. The parties are independent contractors, and nothing in this agreement creates an agency, partnership, or joint venture.
If we provide you with a translation of the English language version of this agreement, the English language version of this agreement will control if there is any conflict.
If we choose not to enforce any provision of this Agreement, we still keep the right to enforce it in the future. This means that the failure to enforce any provision of this Agreement does not constitute a waiver of that provision. If any provision in this Agreement is found to be unenforceable, it and any related provisions will be interpreted to best accomplish the unenforceable provision's essential purpose.