Terms, Conditions and Legal
“INSULIN NATION,” often appearing in capital letters herein, refers to the name of the publication Insulin Nation, its web address insulinnation.com, and Self Rx LLC, a Massachusetts limited liability company, which is owner of all original intellectual property and work products therewith associated.
The term “Upload” appearing herein shall include, but is not limited to, the appearance or display, automatically or in response to any prompt, upon or within any user’s or viewer’s device or devices capable of receiving or viewing, from the first instance, by electronic communication or connection of any nature, content or Material offered to or accessible by users and viewers of INSULIN NATION, whether or not such user or viewer is capable of capturing, copying, storing, or retransmitting such Material or content.
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Phone: (617) 993-6600
Terms and Conditions
- Medical Information Disclaimer; Content and Reporting
The material provided on INSULIN NATION’s Site is designed for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is provided with the understanding that INSULIN NATION does not give medical advice or recommendations. You may not rely on any information in text files, messages, or articles on the Site, or in our social media postings, relating to INSULIN NATION in place of, in contravention of, or to replace consultations with or advice of qualified health care professionals to meet your individual medical needs.
IF YOU ARE EXERIENCING A HEALTH, SAFETY, OR MEDICAL EMERGENCY, abandon viewing this site and dial 911 or summon emergency medical help immediately.
Materials copyrighted by INSULIN NATION are for personal use only. Permission to otherwise reprint or electronically reproduce any document in part or in its entirety is expressly prohibited, unless prior written consent is obtained from the rightful owner or INSULIN NATION. To obtain permission from INSULIN NATION for other than personal use, email email@example.com.
We produce original content and we also report science and medical care news we gather from a variety of sources in preparing our news and feature stories for publication. We may attribute non-original content to its source through summary or direct quotation. We note with each article we publish the qualifications of our staff writers who produce its content, and we note the qualifications of guest authors who contribute content.
The nature of the material covered in our reporting is such that mention of brand names or references to products and services commercially available and relating to nutrition, fitness, and diabetes care and treatment is sometimes inevitable. Our staff writers have no commercial affiliations with manufacturers, vendors, or professional service providors to whom mention may be made in our reporting. When we deem it appropriate, we may state so in the body of an article, in a sidebar, or an editorial note. Affiliations, if any, of a guest writer with a product or service, if known to us, are disclosed.
- Identity of Publisher and Editorial Contact Information
INSULIN NATION and insulinnation.com are owned and published by SelfRx, LLC, with a principal office at 36 Cummings Park, Woburn, MA 01801. The principal editorial contact is Craig Idlebrook, Editor-in-Chief. Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Send questions about the site to email@example.com.
- Sources of Funding and Advertising Policy
INSULIN NATION and insulinnation.com are owned by SelfRx, LLC, a Massachusetts for-profit limited liability company. Our sources of revenue are advertisements and sponsorships placed on the site by marketers that wish to reach our audience. Advertising content and graphics are the sole responsibility of the advertisers. No advertising on insulinnation.com may assume or mimic the appearance of our editorial content without the words ADVERTISEMENT or SPONSORED CONTENT in distinctive type at the beginning of the content. Neither INSULIN NATION nor insulinnation.com endorses or has a financial interest in any product marketed to visitors to our site.
We do not accept advertising for any product or service which we believe, after exercise of due diligence, suggests or makes claims about health, dietary, or fitness benefits which are scientifically unsupported, or advertising from any source whose commercial reputation cannot be established.
- External Links
INSULIN NATION and insulinnation.com operate a social media aggregation service that displays content from other web sites and blogs related to diabetes. Many external sources are used in the preparation of our articles. Whenever possible, we include links to the original sources of the material reproduced through the aggregation process or used as sources for articles.
- Use of the Site
You understand that all information, including but not limited to data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages or other materials, (the “Materials”), are the sole responsibility of the person or entity from which such Materials originated. This means that you, and not the INSULIN NATION, are solely responsible for all Materials that you upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available (collectively “Upload”) to any portion of the Site. We do not control all of the Materials posted via the Site and, as such, cannot and do not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such Materials. You understand that by using the Site, you may be exposed to Materials that you may consider offensive or objectionable. Under no circumstances will Self Rx LLC, INSULIN NATION or insullinnation.com be liable in any way for any Materials, including, but not limited to, for any errors or omissions in any Materials, or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Materials Uploaded via the Site. You agree to not use the Site to: (i) Upload any Materials that are unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable; (ii) impersonate any person or entity, including, but not limited to, an INSULIN NATION representative, or misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity; (iii) Upload any Materials that you do not have a legal right to make available or that infringe any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights of any party; and (iv) Upload any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, “junk mail,” “spam,” “chain letters,” “pyramid schemes,” or any Material that contains software viruses or the like (v) promote the products or services of any entity (even if you disclose your affiliation). You understand and agree that the INSULIN NATION does not pre-screen Materials, but that we and our designees shall have the right in our sole discretion to refuse or remove any Materials posted to the Site.
INSULIN NATION and our respective agents and representatives, both individually and collectively, make no representations with respect to the contents hereof and specifically disclaim any other warranties, including but not limited to implied or express warranties of merchantability or fitness for any particular usage, application or purpose.
The compilation of information on the INSULIN NATION Site, including, but not limited to, the design, layout and organization, is copyrighted and may not be reprinted nor electronically reproduced. Content and Materials authored by editorial and writing staff of Self Rx LLC are copyrighted, but content may be cited and reproduced within the limits of the privilege of fair use, as defined under applicable U.S. and Massachusetts copyright and publishing law, provided without financial remuneration or gain to the party exercising such privilege of fair use.
- Termination of Use
You agree that the INSULIN NATION, in its sole discretion, may terminate your account (or any part thereof) or use of the Site, and remove and discard any Materials within the Site, for any reason. INSULIN NATION may also in its sole discretion and at any time discontinue providing the Site, or any part thereof, with or without notice. You agree that any termination of your access to the Site under any provision hereof may be effected without prior notice, and acknowledge and agree that INSULIN NATION may immediately deactivate or delete your account and all related information and files in your account and/or bar any further access to such files or the Site. Further, you agree that INSULIN NATION shall not be liable to you or any third-party for any termination of your access to the Site.
- Use of Uploaded Materials
INSULIN NATION does not claim ownership of Materials you Upload on the Site. If you Upload Materials via the Site (either by offering suggestions via e-mail or participating in any interactive opportunities available on this Site), such information shall be considered non-confidential and INSULIN NATION shall have no obligation of any kind with respect to such information, and shall be free to use any ideas, concepts, or information contained in such Materials without any obligation and, for any purpose, including but not limited to developing, manufacturing, and marketing products incorporating such information. In addition, you grant INSULIN NATION a perpetual, world-wide, royalty free and non-exclusive license with respect to Materials to use, distribute, reproduce, modify, adapt, publicly perform and publicly display such Materials on the Site (i) to provide and promote the specific portion of the Site to which such Materials were submitted or made available, and (ii) for the purpose for which such Materials were submitted or made available. You agree to indemnify and hold Self Rx LLC,INSULIN NATION, and their directors, officers, agents, subsidiary organizations, members, partners, and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of Materials you Upload, your use of the Site, your connection to the Site, or your violation of any rights of another. INSULIN NATION retains the right to turn over any materials if legally requested to do so.
- Social Networking Media and Content
Information shared within any social media areas of this site are not reviewed by the INSULIN NATION. These areas are provided for you to share personal experiences, connect with other visitors, and discuss anything relevant to the management and treatment of diabetes. It is strongly recommended that patients and their caregivers consult with the medical provider regarding their health condition before undertaking any treatment(s) for diabetes or other conditions. INSULIN NATION cannot and shall not be held liable for any recommendations made by users and visitors to our Web site. If you are aware of a copyright violation, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
You are solely responsible for your own communications within the Social Networking areas, the consequence(s) of posting these communications, and your reliance on any communications in the Social Networking areas. If you feel threatened or believe someone else is in danger, contact your local law enforcement agency immediately. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately.
When participating in the Social Networking areas, never assume that people are who they say they are, know what they say they know, or are affiliated with whom they say they are affiliated. Information obtained in the Social Networking areas may not be reliable, and it is not a good idea to make any decisions based solely or largely on information you cannot confirm. INSULIN NATION shall not and cannot be responsible for the content or accuracy of any information, and shall not be responsible for any decisions made based on such information.
INSULIN NATION reserves the right (but is not obligated) to do any or all of the following.
- Monitor or disclose any communication in the Social Networking areas.
INSULIN NATION reserves the right to remove postings from any Social Networking area at any time and for any reason. INSULIN NATION reserves the right to take any action it deems necessary to protect the personal safety of our guests or the public. However, INSULIN NATION assumes no liability or responsibility to users of the INSULIN NATION Site or any other person or entity for performance or nonperformance of the aforementioned activities.
- General Practices
You acknowledge that INSULIN NATION may establish general practices and limits concerning use of the Site, including without limitation, the maximum number of days that Uploaded Materials will be retained by the Site, the maximum disk space that will be allotted on INSULIN NATION servers on your behalf, and the maximum number of times (and the maximum duration for which) you may access the Site in a given period of time. You acknowledge that the INSULIN NATION reserves the right to remove accounts. You further acknowledge that the INSULIN NATION reserves the right to change these general practices and limits at any time, in its sole discretion, without notice.
- Links to Other Sites
The Site may provide links to other World Wide Web sites or resources. You acknowledge and agree that INSULIN NATION has no control over such sites and resources and is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any Materials, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. You further acknowledge and agree INSULIN NATION shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such Materials or goods available on or through any such site or resource.
- INSULIN NATION’s Proprietary Rights
You acknowledge and agree that the Site and any necessary software used in connection with the Site (“Software”) contain proprietary and confidential information that is protected by applicable intellectual property and other laws. You further acknowledge and agree that Materials contained in sponsor advertisements or information presented to you through the Site or advertisers is protected by copyright, trademarks, patents or other proprietary rights and laws. Except as expressly authorized by INSULIN NATION, you agree not to modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute or create derivative works based on the Site or the Software, in whole or in part. You agree not to access the Site by any means other than through the interface that is provided by the INSULIN NATION for use in accessing the Site.
- Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liabilities
IN NO EVENT SHALL SELF RX LLC, INSULIN NATION, THEIR AGENTS OR SUPPLIERS, OR ANY THIRD PARTIES MENTIONED ON THE SITE BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, INCIDENTAL AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, PERSONAL INJURY/WRONGFUL DEATH, LOST PROFITS, OR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM LOST DATA OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) RESULTING FROM THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE WEBSITE OR THE CONTENT, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT INSULIN NATION IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
- Choice of Law, Situs, and Jurisdiction
- Content Review
Original content and content furnished by guest contributors and posted or reposted to the Site, or posted or linked to social media sites under our control, bear an original publication date. This page is reviewed quarterly or more frequently as circumstances may require. This page was last edited on December 31, 2015.