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TERMS OF USE

This Web site is an educational and informational service provided by the Foundation for Angelman Syndrome Therapeutics ("FAST"), with the express condition that users agree to be bound by the terms and conditions set forth in this User Agreement currently and in further modifications. Your use of this Web site constitutes your acknowledgment and acceptance of all of the following terms and conditions.

Disclaimer
You acknowledge that the information on this Web site is provided "as is" for general information only.

Important! The content of the FAST website, including but not limited to text, graphics, images, third party information and other material contained on the FAST website ("Content") are for informational purposes only. The Content is not a substitute for professional medical and or therapeutic advice, diagnosis, and/or treatment. One should always seek the advice of a physician, qualified health provider or licensed therapist with any questions you may have including those raised by the Content of this website. Do not attempt to implement therapies without first seeking the advice of a professional therapist as treatment has many consequences that must be medically and therapeutically addressed.

The contributors to the FAST website do not intend that the information contained on the FAST website should displace professional medical and/or therapeutic advice. Do not delay in seeking medical and/or therapeutic advice because of something you have read on the FAST website. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately.

FAST makes no representations with respect to the information, services, products or message on this Web site and specifically disclaims any other warranties, including but not limited to implied or express warranties of merchantability or fitness for any particular usage, application or purpose. FAST makes no warranties of any kind regarding the operation of this Web site, including but not limited to any warranty of accuracy, completeness, currency, reliability, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, or any warranty that these pages, or the server that makes them available, are free of viruses, worms, Trojan horses, other harmful elements or other code that manifest contaminating or destructive properties and such warranties are expressly disclaimed.

Links from this Web site
FAST makes no representation, warranty or endorsement, express or implied, as to any of the information, services, products or messages on any other Web sites which may be accessed through a hyperlink on this Web site. In particular, these links are provided for convenience of reference only and are not intended as an endorsement by the FAST of the organization or individual operating the Web site or a warranty or endorsement of any type regarding the Web site or the information, services, products or messages posted on or available from such Web site.

Copyright and Trademark
Unless otherwise indicated, all information contained on this Web site, such as text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio and video clips, is copyrighted by and proprietary to FAST. The content displayed on any page of this Web site may be used for personal and noncommercial uses which do not harm the reputation of the FAST, provided that the user does not remove any trademarks, copyright and any other notice contained in such content.

The name and mark, the Foundation for Angelman Syndrome Therapeutics logo and taglines, are trademarks of the FAST and may not be used or reproduced without its prior written consent.

Liability
You agree that you will hold harmless FAST and its officers, directors, agents, employees, and volunteers from all claims arising out of or related to your access or use of, or your inability to access or use, this Web site or the information, services, products or messages contained in this Web site or other Web sites to which it is linked, including but not limited to claims that you have found something you have heard, viewed or downloaded from this Web site or another Web site to which it is linked to be obscene, offensive, defamatory, or infringing upon your intellectual property rights. In no event will FAST or the contributors of information to this Web site be liable to you or anyone else for any decision made or action taken by you in reliance on such information or for any consequential, special or similar damages, even if advised of the possibility of such damages.

YOU HEREBY RELEASE AND FOREVER WAIVE ANY AND ALL CLAIMS YOU MAY HAVE AGAINST THE FAST, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, AGENTS, EMPLOYEES, AND VOLUNTEERS FOR LOSSES OR DAMAGES YOU SUSTAIN IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF THIS WEB SITE.

Governing Law
This Web site (excluding linked sites) is controlled by the FAST, which is headquartered in the State of Illinois, United States of America. It can be accessed from all 50 states, as well as from other countries around the world. As each of these places has laws that may differ from those of Illinois, by accessing this Web site both you and the FAST agree that the statutes and laws of the State of Illinois, without regard to conflicts of laws principles thereof, will apply to all matters arising from or relating to use of this Web site. You and the FAST also agree and hereby submit to the exclusive personal jurisdiction and venue of DuPage County, IL and the United States District Court for the District of Illinois with respect to such matters. FAST makes no representation that materials on the Web site are appropriate or available for use in other locations, and accessing them from territories where their contents are illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access this Web site from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.

Linking From Other Web sites
FAST may grant the owner of a Web site permission to use a hyperlink to this Web site from its Web site, provided: (a) any such link must clearly be marked "FAST;" (b) the appearance, position and other aspects of either the link or the host Web site may not be such as to damage or dilute the goodwill associated with the FAST's name and trademarks; (c) the appearance, position and other aspects of either the link or the host Web site may not create the false appearance that any other entity is associated with or sponsored by FAST; and (d) the link, when activated by a user, must display this Web site full-screen and not with a "frame" on the linked Web site. The owner of any Web site with a hyperlink to this Web site agrees to the foregoing terms and agrees to delete any such link upon notice from FAST that such permission has been revoked, which notice may be given at any time and for any reason.

FAST is not responsible for the information or materials contained on Web sites linking to this Web site. Links to this Web site are provided for convenience of reference only and are not intended as an endorsement by FAST of the organization or individual operating the host Web site or a warranty of any type regarding the host Web site or the information on the host Web site.

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