The US HAEA respects the privacy rights of its members and recognizes the extreme importance of protecting your information. Accordingly, the HAEA Café’s policy is to never disclose any personal information to a third party unless legally obliged. The HAEA takes every reasonable precaution to guard your privacy.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS By joining the HAEA Café, you represent that any contribution you make to the Cafe will comply with the standards set out below.

You also acknowledge and agree that the information contained therein is intended solely for general educational and social interaction purposes. This site is not intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice relative to your specific medical condition. HAEA Cafe does not guarantee monitoring or authentication of any information posted by its members for accuracy, safety, or reliability. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider for any questions you may have regarding your medical condition.

If you think you may have a medical emergency, call 911 or your healthcare provider immediately!

The US HAEA, its officers, directors, employees, affiliates, agents make no endorsements of any particular product or treatment, makes no representations and assumes no liability relative to any content, opinions, comments, e-mail addresses, and/or computer viruses which may be inadvertently transmitted. The views expressed by other users on the Cafe do not (necessarily) represent our views or values.

For your safety we advise that you never reveal any personal information about yourself or anyone else in the Cafe (for example: telephone number, home address or email address), and please do not include postal addresses of any kind.

You agree that by using the HAEA Café site, you are solely responsible for your own communications, the consequences of posting those communications, and your reliance on any communications located in the Cafe.

By submitting communications or content to the Cafe, you agree that such submission is non-confidential for all purposes. You agree to allow the HAEA Cafe and all other persons or organizations involved in the operation of the HAEA Cafe the right to transmit, monitor, retrieve, store, and use your information in connection with the operation of the HAEA Café.

We may update these Terms of Use from time to time.

Further Guidelines Regarding the Café:

Contributions must not:

  • Contain any material which is obscene, offensive, hateful or inflammatory.
  • Contain any material which is obscene, offensive, hateful or inflammatory.
  • Promote discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age.
  • Infringe any copyright, database right or trade mark of any person or party.
  • Promote any illegal activity.
  • Be used to impersonate any person, or to misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person.
  • Give the impression that they emanate from HAEA, if this is not the case.
  • Include any advertising or be made for any commercial purpose, including non-US HAEA events, meal offerings, or meetings.

We will determine, at our discretion, whether there has been a violation of our Terms and Conditions or Guidelines through your use of the Cafe. When a violation has occurred, we may take such action as we deem appropriate, which may include taking all or any of the following actions:

  • Issuance of a warning, temporary or permanent withdrawal of your Café membership, temporary or permanent removal of any posting or material uploaded by you to the Café, recouping legal costs resulting from any violation, disclosing information as reasonably requested by law enforcement.

The terms of this policy are not limited, and we may take any other action we reasonably deem appropriate.

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