Visitor users agreement

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The ETCA, Endoscopic Training Centre Antwerp, respects the privacy of visitors to our site. Please read this Privacy Policy carefully so that you understand our privacy practices.
The ETCA provides complimentary Internet-based communications and general health information to the general public on this site.
PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SITE. By using this site, you agree to these Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree to all of the Terms and Conditions of this Agreement, do NOT use this site. These Terms and Conditions may be revised and updated at any time. Please periodically review the Terms and Conditions because your continued usage of this site will mean that you accept those changes.

1. Disclaimers about Content and our Professionals.

: The content of the site is provided for general information only and is not intended in any way to substitute for professional medical advice. Neither the content nor any other service offered through the site is intended to be relied upon for medical diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health professional if you have any concern about your health.

Our Professionals
: Our surgeons and staff will not diagnose, treat, or prescribe for anyone using the site. Our professionals will not accept payment from you and will not bill any insurance company, government payment program or other source of health benefits for information provided on the site.

No Liability for Content
: The ETCA does not assume any liability for the contents of any material provided on the Site. Reliance on any information provided by the ETCA, its surgeons or staff, or other visitors to the site is solely at your own risk. The ETCA assumes no liability or responsibility for damage or injury to persons or property arising from any use of any information, idea, or instruction contained in, or any test, product, or procedure discussed on this Site.

Personal Information and Privacy: Please do not share personal medical information that you wish to keep confidential. Information you provide is not protected under confidentiality laws that protect physician-patient communications. By posting information you are sharing your personal information. Please carefully select what you choose to disclose. In addition, while the ETCA attempts to prevent unauthorized access to our Web site files, such access may occur. In addition, our surgeons and staff do not keep any records of their communications on our Web site and will not have any records of any prior contacts you may have had via the site.

We respect your personal privacy and will not release your name or email address without your consent. The ETCA does not sell personal medical information and will not disclose any personal medical information, which identifies any person who uses our site.

Information from Others: The ETCA site provides links and pointers to other sites on the Internet, including links to sites sponsored by our physicians ("third party sites"). The ETCA has not investigated the content of information provided on third party sites and does not warrant the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of such information or the performance of those sites. The ETCA is not responsible for the content of information on third party sites. Our inclusion of these links does not imply any endorsement of the material on such Web sites or any association with their operators.
Our Information: Our surgeons and staff strive to provide valuable general health information, but the ETCA cannot assure that this information is exhaustive or complete or that it includes the most recent information on any particular topic. You should review any information supplied on this Web site with your own personal physician. Never delay, ignore, or fail to obtain medical advice based upon information on the ETCA site. We cannot guarantee or warrant that our information will be without errors, omissions, delays or other defects or that files are free of viruses, worms, or other harmful components.

2. Copyright and Trademark
All text and images on the ETCA site ("ETCA Materials") are owned or licensed by the ETCA and are protected by copyright. The name "ETCA – Endoscopic Training Centre Antwerp" and the logo are proprietary trademarks and service marks of the ETCA. You have been granted a license to view and use the ETCA Materials subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement. You may download and copy one copy of the ETCA Materials for your own non-commercial home use, provided that you keep all copyright, service mark and other proprietary notices. You may not sell or modify ETCA Materials or reproduce, display publicly or otherwise use the ETCA Materials in any way for any public or commercial purpose. Permission to reprint or electronically reproduce any document or graphic, in whole or in part, for any other purpose is expressly prohibited without prior written consent from the ETCA. Users are solely responsible for obtaining such permission and for any damages resulting from unauthorized disclosures.

3. Miscellaneous
This Agreement will for all purposes be governed, interpreted, and enforced under the Belgian laws. You agree that the courts located in Antwerp  will constitute the sole and exclusive forum for the resolution of any and all disputes and you hereby consent to the jurisdiction of such courts and irrevocably waive any objections thereto. Any cause of action or claim you have with respect to this site must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises or such claim or cause of action is barred. If any clause or provision of this Agreement is determined to be illegal, invalid or unenforceable under present or future law, then, in that event, such clause or provision will be severed from this Agreement without affecting the enforceability of all remaining clauses and provisions. You acknowledge that the Terms and Conditions, including the disclaimers, in this Agreement are fair and reasonable and that your agreement to follow and be bound to them is not the result of fraud, duress or undue influence exercised upon you by any person or entity. By continuing to use this site you acknowledge that you have reviewed and agree to all of the Terms and Conditions.

We hope you find the Site helpful and convenient to use! Questions or comments regarding this website should be directed by electronic mail to .
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B-2060 Antwerp - Belgium
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