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The information and content contained on the USDH website is for informational purposes only and is never intended to be a substitute for or relied on for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.
If you think you may be experiencing a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately. You should always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified healthcare provider concerning your health or any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking such advice because of information or opinions on the USDH website.
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Liability of US Digestive Health and its Licensors
USDH does not assume any liability for the materials, information and opinions provided on, or available through, the USDH website (the “Site Content”). Reliance on the Site Content is solely at your own risk. USDH disclaims any liability for injury or damages resulting from the use of any Site Content.
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You agree that any dispute arising out of or relating in any way to your use of the website requires that such claim be resolved exclusively by confidential binding arbitration except that, to the extent you have in any manner violated or threatened to violate intellectual property rights. USDH may seek injunctive or other appropriate relief. The arbitration shall be conducted before three neutral arbitrators in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania U.S.A., in accordance with the rules of the American Arbitration Association (“AAA”), as then in effect.
No claims of any other parties may be joined or otherwise combined in the arbitration proceeding. Unless otherwise expressly required by applicable law, each party shall bear its own attorneys’ fees without regard to which party is deemed the prevailing party in the arbitration proceeding. Except for punitive and consequential damages, which may not be awarded), and subject to these Terms, the arbitrators shall be authorized to award either party any provisional or equitable remedy permitted by applicable law.
BECAUSE THE USE OF THE SITES REQUIRES THE ARBITRATION OF ANY CLAIMS OR DISPUTES EXISTING BETWEEN THE PARTIES, NEITHER PARTY WILL HAVE THE RIGHT TO PURSUE THAT CLAIM IN COURT OR BEFORE A JUDGE OR JURY OR TO PARTICIPATE IN A CLASS ACTION OR ANY OTHER COLLECTIVE OR REPRESENTATIVE PROCEEDING. THE ARBITRATORS’ DECISION WILL BE FINAL AND BINDING. OTHER RIGHTS THAT EITHER PARTY WOULD HAVE IF SUCH PARTY WENT TO COURT, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THE RIGHT TO CONDUCT DISCOVERY OR TO APPEAL, MAY BE LIMITED OR UNAVAILABLE IN ARBITRATION.
The award of the arbitrators may be enforced in any court having jurisdiction thereof. Each party hereby consents (a) to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Pennsylvania or to any Federal Court located within Pennsylvania for any action (i) to compel arbitration, (ii) to enforce any award of the arbitrators, or (iii) at any time prior to the qualification and appointment of the arbitrators, for temporary, interim or provisional equitable remedies, and (b) to service of process in any such action by registered mail or any other means provided by law. Should this provision be deemed invalid or otherwise unenforceable for any reason, it shall be severed and the parties agree that exclusive jurisdiction and venue for any claims will be in state or federal courts in Pennsylvania.
You may contact the USDH Privacy Officer
Therese T. Jackson, CHC, CHPC
707 Eagleview Blvd,
Suite 100 Exton, PA 19341
Email: Compliance@USDHealth.com Phone: 610-234-7900