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Internet Terms & Conditions
The following terms and conditions ("Terms and Conditions") govern your use of the Web Site www.HWInstitute.com ("the Site"). By accessing, viewing, or using the material on the Site, you indicate that you understand and accept these Terms and Conditions.
No Solicitation or Offer
This Site is designed to provide information about THE HEALTH & WELLNESS INSTITUTE and general health and wellness information. Information on the Site is not intended to constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of any particular product or service. At times links may be provided to third-party web sites or references to other third-party products and services may be made. These links and references do not constitute promotion or endorsement of those products and services by THE HEALTH & WELLNESS INSTITUTE.
No Medical or Legal Advice
The information provided by THE HEALTH & WELLNESS INSTITUTE on this Web Site is for general informational purposes. It is not medical or legal advice and is not a substitute from obtaining up-to-date, professional advice from a qualified person. Always consult with your doctor for appropriate examinations, treatment, testing, and care recommendations. Do not rely on information on this Site as a tool for self-diagnosis. If you have questions about any law or requirement referenced in this Site, you should contact your own legal counsel.
Privacy and Security
THE HEALTH & WELLNESS INSTITUTE has a Privacy Statement disclosing what information we collect about visitors, how we use such information, the steps we take to secure such information, how you can view and correct such information. The Privacy Statement below also discloses information about the security and confidentiality of information that you submit to us via this Site. Please be advised that the confidentiality of any communication or material transmitted to THE HEALTH & WELLNESS INSTITUTE via this Site cannot be guaranteed.
Disclaimer of Warranty and Liability
While we endeavor to keep the materials on the Site up-to-date, THE HEALTH & WELLNESS INSTITUTE cannot assume responsibility for any errors or omissions in these materials. THE HEALTH & WELLNESS INSTITUTE has no obligation to update this Site and any information presented may be out of date and contain inaccuracies or errors. THE HEALTH & WELLNESS INSTITUTE may make changes to these materials, to the products or services described herein, or to these Terms and Conditions, at any time without prior notice, except as prohibited by law.
USERS OF THIS SITE AGREE THAT NEITHER THE HEALTH & WELLNESS INSTITUTE NOR ITS AFFILIATES SHALL BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, LOSS OR DAMAGES WHICH MAY RESULT FROM THE USE OF, ACCESS TO, OR INABILITY TO USE THESE MATERIALS. YOU AGREE TO USE THIS SITE AND SUBMIT INFORMATION AT YOUR OWN RISK.
Links to Other Web Sites
This Site may contain links to other Internet Web Sites for the convenience of users in locating information and services that may be of interest. Visitors to the Site acknowledge that these third-party Sites are maintained by persons or organizations over which THE HEALTH & WELLNESS INSTITUTE exercises no control, and THE HEALTH & WELLNESS INSTITUTE is not responsible for the content, the accuracy of the information, and/or quality of products or services provided by or advertised on these third-party Sites. Unless otherwise stated, links do not represent an intent to promote or endorse information, products or services.
All material contained in this Site is protected by law, including but not limited to United States copyright law. Except as indicated, THE HEALTH & WELLNESS INSTITUTE is the owner of the copyright in the entire content (including images, text and look and feel attributes) of www.HWInstitute.com and reserves all rights in that regard. Any commercial use of Site content is prohibited without the prior written consent of THE HEALTH & WELLNESS INSTITUTE.
Opinions, Comments and Suggestions
THE HEALTH & WELLNESS INSTITUTE welcomes your comments and suggestions about how to improve our products and services and this Site. By transmitting any such comments and/or suggestions (collectively, "Content") to THE HEALTH & WELLNESS INSTITUTE, you automatically grant THE HEALTH & WELLNESS INSTITUTE the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to use, distribute, and display such Content (in whole or part) and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form for the full term of any rights that may exist in such content.
The Health & Wellness Institute knows how important your privacy is to you and maintains standards for the protection of your privacy over the Internet. This Privacy Statement explains the types of information The Health & Wellness Institute may obtain about visitors to our website (Site), how we use or disclose the information, and the measures we take to protect your privacy. This Online Privacy Statement is only in regards to the information we obtain through this Site.
Collection of Information from Site Visitors
The Health & Wellness Institute does not collect personally identifiable information from Site visitors unless they voluntarily and explicitly provide it, such as by filling out online registration forms or surveys. You can visit our website without sharing personal information, however you must provide some information to access certain sections of our Site such as the Personal Health Assessment. The Health & Wellness Institute will indicate which information is necessary to fulfill your request and which information may be submitted on a voluntary basis.
The Health & Wellness Institute's web server may automatically collect and/or track anonymous user information such as the name of your Internet provider, files downloaded, search engine used, operating system (e.g., Macintosh or Windows), and type of Web browser. We also collect aggregate, non-identifiable information on search requests and on those pages visitors access. This information is used to improve the services we provide.
The Health & Wellness Institute may place Internet "cookies" on visitors' hard drives. Internet cookies save data about individual visitors while within our Site. When the visitor revisits The Health & Wellness Institute Site, The Health & Wellness Institute may recognize the visitor by the Internet cookie and customize the visitor's experience accordingly. Visitors may decline Internet cookies by using the appropriate feature of their Web client software, if available. However, a visitor declining cookies may be unable to use some features of this Site.
Use of Personally Identifiable Information Collected
Personally identifiable information collected by The Health & Wellness Institute through this Site will be used only for the reason for which you submitted the information. In addition, individually identifiable information, such as names, postal and e-mail addresses, phone numbers, and other personal information which visitors voluntarily provide to The Health & Wellness Institute may be added to The Health & Wellness Institute databases and used for future calls and mailings regarding site updates, new The Health & Wellness Institute health products and services, and upcoming events.
Disclosure of Personal Data to Third Parties
In some situations, The Health & Wellness Institute may disclose information we obtain through this Site to our agents (third parties who provide services on our behalf), to enable them to perform functions for us. However, these agents are contractually obligated to maintain the confidentiality of any data received in conformity with the Health & Wellness Institute privacy policies, state laws and Federal laws. Further, these agents may only use and disclose information for the purposes of providing services on behalf of The Health & Wellness Institute. Additionally, the Health & Wellness Institute may disclose information to the organization which supplies your health benefits for the purpose of letting them contact you in conjunction with health and wellness programs, unless you have opted out of such disclosure.
If your use of this site is part of a promotional campaign or other service sponsored by a third party (such as your employer, union or other organization), aggregate data, including summary reports about the overall health and specific responses to questionnaires, may be shared with the sponsoring entity. Some sponsors offer incentives to participants such as prize drawings for completing surveys. In such cases The Health & Wellness Institute may share individual names of those who use this site with the sponsor in order to complete the incentive program.
Security and Confidentiality of this Site
The Health & Wellness Institute takes precautions to protect information submitted to us via this Site. When we ask users to enter personal information, we use Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption. The same procedures apply when users ask to see any of their personal information that we maintain. Please be advised, however, that any unencrypted communication or material transmitted to or from The Health & Wellness Institute via this Site or unencrypted e-mail may not be secure. Accordingly, The Health & Wellness Institute is not responsible for the security of information transmitted via the Internet or other global computer networks.
This Site contains links to other websites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our Site and to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information. This Privacy Statement applies solely to information collected by this Site.
The Health & Wellness Institute's Right to Change this Online Privacy Statement
The Health & Wellness Institute reserves the right to change this Online Privacy Statement at any time and will use reasonable efforts to notify visitors of the existence and location of the new or revised Online Privacy Statement. Any change to this Privacy Statement shall be effective as to any visitor that has accepted The Health & Wellness Institute Web Site Terms and Conditions before the change was made. Notwithstanding the foregoing, The Health & Wellness Institute will comply with the requirements of any applicable law in notifying its members of changes in its Online Privacy Statement.