Terms / Conditions / Privacy

By visiting this site you agree to the following terms and conditions, which may from time to time be changed. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, you should not enter this site.

We at the Spinal CSF Foundation are committed to respecting the privacy of our website visitors. This section describes our privacy policy regarding the information we collect from you during your visit to our site, how we may use it, and how we will protect the information which you choose to provide us. We may update this policy from time to time, so please check here periodically.

Personally Identifiable Information
Spinal CSF Foundation does not require that you provide personally identifiable information in order to use our website. Personally identifiable information includes your name, address, zip code and telephone number, e-mail address and any other information which might be used to identify you individually. You may provide personally identifiable information to us while using the site in three situations: (1) while making a donation, (2) when ordering from our online store, (3) while communicating with the Foundation or (4)when requesting to be added to the Foundation distribution list. If you decide to support the activities of Spinal CSF Foundation by making a tax deductible contribution with a credit card, we will collect the information needed to complete the transaction. If you order materials from our online store, we will collect the information needed to complete the transaction. If you contact the Foundation, we will collect the information necessary to respond to you and also will receive any information you disclose in your message. In every case, we will take reasonable precautions to prevent your personal information from being intercepted by any third party using standard web techniques including encryption and firewalls to protect the data. In these cases, when the Foundation receives personally identifiable information, we may use it for reasonable purposes. For example, we may use this information to contact you to provide you with information we believe may be of interest. It may also be used for compiling data and analyses to understand and serve your needs. Data may also compiled to evaluate how well we are doing at accomplishing our mission.
Personally identifiable information will never be sold, rented or exchanged outside of the Foundation. However, Spinal CSF Leak Foundation and affiliates may disclose your personally identifiable information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to (1) conform to the requirements of the law or comply with governmental orders, court orders, or legal process; (2) protect and defend the property or rights of Spinal CSF Leak Foundation and affiliates.

Use of Cookies
Like most websites, Spinal CSF Foundation’s website may store information on your computer in a small file called a “cookie.” These cookies never store personally identifiable information and do not compromise your privacy. Cookies are used exclusively to improve the user experience by providing continuity in your browsing the site. If you access the site via a public computer, be sure to click “log off” at the end of your session.

The information contained in the Spinal CSF Leak website is provided for informational and educational purposes only and should not be construed to be a diagnosis, treatment, regimen, or any other health-care advice or instruction. It is not intended to take the place of personal consultation with a physician or other qualified health professional regarding the diagnosis and treatment of any medical question or condition. Spinal CSF Foundation disclaims any responsibility and liability of any kind in connection with the reader’s use of the information contained herein.
Any links to other websites are provided as a courtesy. They are not intended to nor do they constitute an endorsement by Spinal CSF Leak Foundation of the linked materials.
We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.

Our web site contains information (data, information, graphics) and other material (collectively “Content”) that are protected by copyrights, and these rights are valid and protected in all forms, media and technologies existing now or developed in the future. All Content is copyrighted as a collective work under the United States copyright laws. You may not modify, remove, publish, transmit any of the Content, in whole or in part, except where specifically noted. This includes the use of the Foundation logo and icon. Any use must be submitted for approval by the board of directors.

If you choose to email us through our “contact us” page, be aware that this method of messaging is not encrypted and is therefore not secure. This “contact us” email is intended to allow you to obtain information about the foundation and should not be used to submit personal medical information or request medical advice.

Under no circumstances shall we or any other party involved in producing our web site be liable for any direct or indirect damages or losses that result from use of the website. You hereby acknowledge that this paragraph shall apply to all content and services available through our web site. Because some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, in such states, liability is limited to the fullest extent permitted by law.

By using our site, you agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless our officers, employees and providers from all claims, actions, judgments, and liabilities (including, without limitation, costs, expenses and attorneys’ fees) by you.