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Social Media Disclaimer

 

We welcome and encourage open discussion on Dr. Tracy McCarthy Function Medicine social media sites - including but not limited to our blogs, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube pages and online story-sharing forums - and look forward to any comments, stories and experiences you want to share.

We make reasonable efforts to monitor participation to ensure that you stay on topic, are courteous and avoid making offensive comments. Please remember that information posted on any of our social media platforms shouldn't be considered medical advice and shouldn't replace a consultation with a healthcare professional.

Please be aware that once you post something online, it is public, and there's the potential for thousands (or hundreds of thousands) of people to read your words, even years from now. As a result, we suggest that you exercise caution when posting medical information on any of our social media sites and that you not disclose personal identifiable information like your location, medical record number, financial information, etc.

Be nice to other community members and don’t break any laws, including copyright or intellectual property laws. 

Dr. Tracy McCarthy Functional Medicine Full Social Media Terms of Use and Disclaimer

The opinions and or views expressed on Dr. Tracy McCarthy Functional Medicine (the “Company”) social media platforms, including, but not limited to our blogs, Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube pages, represent the thoughts of individual bloggers and online communities, and not those necessarily of Company or any of its directors, officers, employees, research staff, or medical staff. The opinions and views expressed on these pages do not in any way reflect the views of the site they are posted on (such as Facebook or YouTube), other sites affiliated with the site, the staff involved with maintaining the site or any members of the site.

Information posted on one of our sites or social media channels is not intended to be medical advice and should not be considered medical advice, nor is it intended to replace consultation with a qualified physician or other health care provider.

 

ALL USERS ARE PROHIBITED FROM POSTING PERSONAL HEALTH INFORMATION (INCLUDING PHOTOS OR VIDEOS) RELATED TO INDIVIDUALS OTHER THAN THEMSELVES OR THEIR DEPENDENTS. 

As a visitor or user, you agree that you are at least 13 years old. You agree that you will not violate any laws and regulations, including copyright, intellectual property rights laws and others regarding any content that you send or receive. You also agree you will not transmit any material in any manner that is unlawful, disruptive, threatening, profane, abusive, harassing, embarrassing, tortuous, defamatory, obscene, libelous, or is an invasion of another's privacy, is hateful or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable as solely determined by Company staff; impersonate any person or entity or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity; transmit any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials or any other form of solicitation; transmit any material that contains software "viruses."

While Company makes reasonable efforts to monitor and/or moderate content posted on its social media platforms, we do not moderate all comments and cannot always respond in a timely manner to online requests for information. Company reserves the sole right to review, edit and/or delete any comments it deems are inappropriate, and/or terminate your access to the social media site at any time, without notice and for any reason in its sole discretion. 

All links to other Web sites found linked from Company’s social media sites are provided as a service to readers, but such linkage does not constitute endorsement of those sites by Company, and as such we are not responsible for the content of external Web sites. You acknowledge that you assume all responsibility related to the security, privacy and risks inherent in sending any content over the Internet. Company does not control and does not endorse products or services advertised by third parties on the social media sites.

By submitting content to any of Company's social media sites, you understand and acknowledge that this information is available to the public, and you grant to Company the irrevocable right to reproduce, distribute and publish such content, in whole or part, for any purpose Company deems appropriate.

You understand and agree that Company may disclose your communications and activities on any of Company's social media sites in response to lawful requests by governmental (including judicial) authorities. Please note that other participants may use your posted information beyond the control of Company. If you do not wish to have the information you have made available via this site used, published, copied and/or reprinted, please do not post on this page.

You shall defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Company and its corporate affiliates and their respective representatives from and against any liabilities whatsoever resulting from the use of this site.

These terms of use may be updated at any time and each time a user accesses a social networking site the new terms of use will be in effect.

Last updated: August 23, 2022