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The Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation website with its homepage in the domain www.netrf.org is a complimentary, informational service. The Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation offers this website at no charge to users, with the express condition that users agree to be bound by the terms and conditions set forth in this User Agreement. All the contents of this website, such as graphics, logos, reports, articles, and other materials, are the property and intellectual property of the Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation or other authors and are protected by trademark, copyright, and other laws.

Except as otherwise indicated on this website, the user is authorized to copy, print, or distribute this website’s contents only as follows:

  1. Users may download, print, distribute, and use contents from this website only for informational, non-commercial purposes. Our prior permission is required for (i) any commercial use of contents from this website; and (ii) making more than minimal copies of this website’s contents. If you seek permission for such use of this website’s contents, please e-mail us at info@netrf.org.
  1. Any copies of this website’s contents must (i) not alter this website’s original contents, including all legal notices and legends; and (ii) always cite the Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation as the source of the information, and include the website address.
  1. The Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation encourages hyperlinking to this website, provided the hyperlink does not falsely imply or suggest that the Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation has endorsed or affiliated the hyperlinking organization.

The Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation is not responsible for any damages or injury, including, but not limited, to special or consequential damages, that result from your use of (or inability to use) this website, including any damages or injury caused by any information provided or relied upon, failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, defect, delay in operation, computer virus, line failure, or other computer malfunction. You acknowledge that the Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation provides the contents of this website on an “as is” basis with no warranties of any kind, 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 or other harmful elements and such warranties are expressly disclaimed. Your use of this website and reliance upon any of its contents is solely at your own risk.

The website provides purely advisory scientific information. The information is not intended as and shall not be relied upon as medical advice. Reasonable people may differ as to the interpretation of scientific information. Mistakes may exist in the information provided here. The information on the website may not be up-to-date on the latest medical information available. Furthermore, the third-party information providers, to which a user may link via a hyperlink, may provide inaccurate information. The Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation does not endorse or validate any other website and/or the information found on such website. For all of these reasons and others, the Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation encourages all users to verify any scientific information found here with their personal oncologist, physician, and/or appropriate qualified health professional.

Use of this website does not constitute a patient-physician relationship. E-mails that ask for medical advice or ask medical questions cannot be answered by the Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation staff, nor may they be forwarded to any medical or scientific person due to strict privacy rules held by the Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation and instituted by law. The Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation does not represent that any information provided here should supplant the reasoned, informed advice of a patient’s personal oncologist, physician, and/or appropriate qualified health professional.

All users agree to hold harmless the Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation and its officers, directors, 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 website or the information contained in this website or other websites to which it is linked. This includes, but is not limited to, information or materials viewed or downloaded from this website or another website to which it is linked that appear to you or are construed by you to be obscene, offensive, defamatory, or that infringe upon your intellectual property rights. In no event will the Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation or the contributors of information to this website 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.

The Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation respects the intellectual property of other and reserves the right, at our sole discretion, to block and/or terminate access to this site from those that infringe the rights of others. Pursuant to the U.S. Copyright Act, as enacted through the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998, the Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation has designated an agent to receive notifications of claimed infringement:

The designated contact for copyright issues is:

Donna Dubuc, Director of Communication
Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation
321 Columbus Ave, Suite 5R
Boston, MA 02116
Donna.Dubuc@netrf.org

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As this website indicates, the Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation welcomes your suggestions and invites you to e-mail us at info@netrf.org. Any suggestions, ideas or other information that you email to the Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation will not be treated as confidential, and the Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation will own and have the right to use them as it chooses, without payment to you.

The Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation does not represent that the materials on this website comply with the laws of countries other than the United States. If the access to or the content of this website is illegal or prohibited in your country of origin, then you, the user, should comply with such laws.

Any user who accesses this website should investigate and comply with the laws of his or her jurisdiction. Any user agrees that its use of this website, including the Privacy Policy and the User Agreement herein, and any dispute relating to any aspect of this website shall be governed in all respects by the laws of the State of Massachusetts. Any dispute relating to the above shall be resolved solely in the state or federal courts located in Boston, Massachusetts.

The Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation reserves the right to change this User Agreement at any time and for any reason, without notice to users. All users shall consult the most recent version of this User Agreement (not an older cached version) each time the user views the website. Any use of this website constitutes the user’s acceptance of, and agreement to, abide by all of the preceding terms and conditions, in their current form or as modified. The Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation also reserves the right to block and/or terminate, without prior notice, any user’s access to this website for any reason including, without limitation, if the Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation believes that such user has violated or acted contrary to the letter or spirit of this User Agreement. The Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation shall not be liable to any user or other third party for (i) changes in the User Agreement or (ii) termination of access to this website.

Thank you for visiting the Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation website. Please e-mail us with any questions: info@netrf.org.

Effective October 1, 2015.