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1. Acceptance of TERMS

Helplink provides its service to you subject to the following Terms of Service (TOS). Helplik may update this TOS by posting a new version at http://www.helplink-ga.org, and your continued use of this service after any such update constitutes your binding acceptance of such changes. By viewing Web pages in this site, you accept, without limitation or qualification, these terms.

2. Description of SERVICE. Helplink provides its users with resources including but not limited to health information, news, financial information about Helplink, job postings, links to other resources, and a storefront (collectively, the “Helplink Website”). Unless explicitly stated otherwise, any new features that augment or enhance the current Helplink Website shall be subject to the TOS.

3. Copyright. All material on this site, and the files associated with it, are copyrighted by Helplink or by the original creator of that material. It is protected by the copyright laws of the United States of America and under treaties with other nations. Unless otherwise stated, no material on this site is in the public domain. You may download, copy, reproduce, redistribute, republish, display, post, or transmit material on this site only if expressly permitted, and then only the designated material. Helplink in no way represents or warrants that your use of materials displayed on this site does not infringe the rights of third parties.

4. User CONDUCT. It is your responsibility to know, understand, and abide by the following Helplink rules of web conduct. These rules are not meant to be exhaustive, and Helplink reserves the right to determine what types of conduct it considers to be inappropriate use of the Website and to take such disciplinary measures as it sees fit. Helplink reserves the right to add to or amend this list of rules at any time, and you are responsible for checking the TOS for any changes each time you access the Helplink Website.

You agree that you will not, under any circumstance:

a. Reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, transfer, trade, resell, or exploit for any commercial purposes, any portion of the Helplink Website;

b. Upload, post, e-mail, transmit, share or otherwise make available any content that is unlawful, harmful, disruptive, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortuous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, sexually explicit, libelous, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable and /or illegal;

c. Impersonate any person or entity, including, but not limited to, a Helplink employee, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity including any Helplink member organization;

d. Upload, post, e-mail, transmit, share or otherwise make available any content that you do not have a right to make available under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships, or that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights of any party;

e. Upload, post, e-mail, transmit, share or otherwise make available any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files, or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment.

5. Links. You may not establish a link to this site without the express written consent of the Web Manager of Helplink. Please note that this site is linked to other sites which may have different terms of use. Please refer to those sites for the appropriate information.

6. Accuracy. While making reasonable efforts to ensure that all information in this site is accurate and up to date, Helplink makes no representation or warranty of the accuracy, reliability, or completeness of the information.

7. Specific Disclaimer Concerning Health & Wellness Information. The information provided in this Web site is for informational purposes only. It is not a substitute for medical advice. All information presented should be discussed with your healthcare professional. Any health care advice offered is ONLY general health care advice, not advice to a specific person based on a specific patient’s condition. The advice is intended to provide only a general basis for persons to discuss their personal medical condition with their health care provider. Persons suffering from specific health care problems are strongly urged to directly consult their personal health care provider.

8. Disclaimer of Warranties. You expressly understand and agree that:

a. YOUR USE OF THE Helplink WEBSITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE Helplink WEBSITE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. CHS EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ACCURACY, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. Helplink ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE TIMELINESS, DELETION, MIS-DELIVERY OR FAILURE TO PROVIDE ANY CONTENT OR TO STORE ANY PERSONALIZATION SETTINGS OR USER MATERIALS.

b. ANY CONTENT DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE CHS WEBSITE IS DOWNLOADED AND USED AT YOUR SOLE DISCRETION AND RISK AND YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OR USE OF ANY SUCH CONTENT.

c. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM Helplink OR THROUGH OR FROM THE Helplink WEBSITE SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THE TOS.

9. Limitations on Liability

Helplink EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY LIABILITY FOR ANY DAMAGE TO, OR VIRUSES THAT MAY INFECT, YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT OR OTHER PROPERTY AS YOU ACCESS OR BROWSE THE SITE OR DOWNLOAD MATERIAL FROM IT. YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT Helplink SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF Helplink HAD BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), RESULTING FROM: (i) THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE Helplink WEBSITE; (ii) THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS AND SERVICES RESULTING FROM ANY GOODS, DATA, INFORMATION OR SERVICES PURCHASED OR OBTAINED OR MESSAGES RECEIVED OR TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO THROUGH OR FROM THE Helplink WEBSITE; (iii) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA; (iv) STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON THE SERVICE; OR (v) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO THE Helplink WEBSITE.

10. No Third-Party Beneficiaries. 

You agree that, except as otherwise expressly provided in this TOS, there shall be no third-party beneficiaries to this Agreement.

11. Employment Opportunities. Helplink is an equal opportunity employer. Helplink is committed to non-discriminatory practices in all aspects of employment. Individuals seeking employment with Helplink should complete the employment application process. Communications through the Helplink website are not considered applications for employment. Expressions of interest in a job nor completion of an employment application do not in any way create any implied or expressed contractual obligation on the part of Helplink.

12. Communications by You. Any communication or material you transmit to the site by electronic mail or otherwise, including data, questions, comments, suggestions, or the like, is, and may be treated as, non-confidential and nonproprietary. Anything you transmit or post becomes the property of Helplink and may be used for any purpose, including, but not limited to, reproduction, market research, fund-raising and focus groups. Helplink is committed to securing the information you provide to us. Helplink uses physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to help protect your personal information. Even with these safeguards, please be aware that information transmitted over the Internet is not secure, thus confidentiality cannot be guaranteed.

13. Privacy. We refer you to our Privacy Statement  for a complete discussion of how Helplink utilizes information you communicate via our Web site.

14. Trademarks. All trademarks, service marks, and logos ("Trademarks") displayed and used in this site are the property of their respective owners. Nothing in this site should be construed as granting any right or license to use any Trademark without the written permission of its owner.

15. Content of Linked Sites. Helplink has not reviewed other sites linked to its site, and is not responsible for their content. Accessing linked sites is at your own risk. Provisional links from this site to sites located outside of Helplink does not imply endorsement or credibility of the service, information or product offered through the linked sites.

16. Revisions. Helplink reserves the right to modify and supplement these terms at any time, without prior notice, by posting the new terms on the site. You agree that your continued access and use of the site shall constitute your acceptance of the new terms.

17. Modifications to Service. Helplink reserves the right at any time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Helplink Website (or any part thereof), including the members-only areas, with or without notice. You agree that Helplink shall not be liable to you or any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuation of the Helplink Website.

18. Entire Agreement. The TOS constitutes the entire agreement between you and Helplink with respect to the Helplink Website and supercedes any prior agreements, oral or written, between you and Helplink.

19. Choice of Law and Forum. The TOS and the relationship between you and Helplink shall be governed by the laws of the State of Georgia.

20. Waiver and Severability of Terms. The failure of  Helplink to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the TOS shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of the TOS is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties' intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the TOS remain in full force and effect.

YOU ACCEPT THESE TERMS BY USING THIS WEB SITE.

HelpLink has provided this statement to demonstrate our commitment to your privacy. It discloses our information-gathering and dissemination practices for the HelpLink website.

HelpLink respects your privacy and is committed to protecting any personally identifiable information provided to us through our web site. This Privacy Statement explains how HelpLink treats personal information that we collect and receive. Personal information is information about you, not otherwise publicly available, that personally identifies you; personal information may include your name, address, e-mail address, phone number, or other identifying information.

Information Collection and Use 

When you register for the members-only areas of the HelpLink Website or register online for a program, or participate in an online survey, HelpLink collects certain information such as your first and last name, physical address, e-mail address, and phone number (collectively, "Profile Information").In addition, when you visit the website, HelpLink automatically receives and records information from your browser, including your IP address, browser information, and the page you request.

When you share personal information with HelpLink, we use the information to verify eligibility for access to the members-only area of the HelpLink Website, and to communicate with you, including sending you information related to HelpLinks' products and services. For those users with access to the members-only areas of the Website, we also may share your Profile Information with our business partners so that they may communicate with you about products or services in which you may be interested.

You acknowledge, consent, and agree that HelpLink may access, preserve, use, and disclose your Profile Information, including content uploaded to or downloaded from HelpLink, if required to do so by law or in a good faith belief that such access, preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to: (a) comply with legal process; (b) enforce the Help Link Terms of Service; (c) respond to claims that any uploaded materials violate the rights of third parties; (d) respond to your requests for customer service; or (e) protect the rights, property or personal safety of HelpLink, its users or the public.

Cookies

HelpLink may place a cookie on your computer to retain your individual preferences to improve your user experience on our Website. We do not store any personal information in cookies, nor do we use cookies to obtain any personal information from you.

Notice Regarding Children

The HelpLink Website is intended for adults only. We do not intend for this Website to collect information from anyone under the age of 18. Information published on this Website is not intended for anyone under the age of 18.

Confidentiality and Security

HelpLink is committed to securing the information you provide to us. HelpLink uses physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to help protect your personal information.

Links 
The HelpLink Website contains links to third party websites. By clicking on a link, you acknowledge that you will be leaving the HelpLink Website and visiting a third party website. By using links you also acknowledge that this privacy statement DOES NOT apply to third party websites.

Changes to Privacy Policy Statement 

HelpLink may periodically update this Privacy Statement. You are responsible for checking the Privacy Statement for any changes each time you log on.

Acceptance

By using the HelpLink Website, you choose to accept the terms of this Privacy Statement. If you do not accept these terms, you must stop using the HelpLink Website immediately.

If you have any questions about this privacy statement or the practices of this site, you can contact us.