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This disclaimer is written on behalf of  The London House of Wellbeing (TLHOW), Fairly Media, Athena Publishing House Ltd and Dr Vidhya Kumaranayakam for the purposes of “The Preventative Healthcare Podcast”.

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Terms of Use Agreement

This terms of use agreement (this ‘agreement') is entered into by and between the author (TLHOW, Dr Vidhya Kumaranayakam also referred to as Dr Vidhya, resident doctor, resident GP and similar colloquial terms, and Fairly Media as creator) and ‘you', the user of this podcast, also known as ‘The Preventative Healthcare Podcast' (referred to as the site or podcast). Access to, use of and/or browsing of the podcast is provided subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein. By accessing, using and/or browsing the site and/or listening to the podcast, you hereby agree to these terms and conditions.

This agreement contains warranty disclaimers and other provisions that limit the author's liability to you. Please read these terms and conditions carefully and in their entirety, as using, accessing and/or browsing the site and/or listening to the podcast constitutes acceptance of these terms and conditions. If you do not agree to be bound to each and every term and condition set forth herein, please exit the site immediately and do not use, access and/or browse the site and/or listening to the podcast.

By entering the site and/or listening to the podcast, you acknowledge and agree that you have read and understand these terms and conditions, that the provisions, disclosures and disclaimers set forth herein are fair and reasonable, and that your agreement to follow and be bound by these terms and conditions is voluntary and is not the result of fraud, duress or undue influence exercised upon you by any person or entity.

MEDICAL ADVICE DISCLAIMER

The author provides the podcast, information, content and/or data (collectively, ‘information') contained therein for informational purposes only. The author does not provide any medical advice on the site or podcast, and the information should not be so construed or used. Using, accessing and/or browsing the site and/or providing personal or medical information to the author does not create a physician-patient or pharmacist-relationship between you and the author. Nothing contained in the podcast is intended to create a physician-patient relationship, to replace the services of a licensed, trained physician or health professional or to be a substitute for medical advice of a physician or trained health professional licensed in your state, country or legal jurisdiction. You should not rely on anything contained in the site, and you should consult a physician licensed in your state, country or legal jurisdiction in all matters relating to your health. You hereby agree that you shall not make any health or medical related decision based in whole or in part on anything contained in the site.

FINANCIAL, LEGAL AND OTHER ADVICE DISCLAIMER

You hereby acknowledge that nothing contained in the podcast shall constitute financial, investment, legal and/or other professional advice and that no professional relationship of any kind is created between you and the author. You hereby agree that you shall not make any financial, investment, legal and/or other decision based in whole or in part on anything contained in the site.

INFORMATION DISCLAIMER

The opinions expressed in the site are not necessarily the opinions of the all the author persons and do not reflect the opinion of their employer(s). The podcast is created by the author with each individual author person bearing their own individual capacity. For example, Dr Vidhya Kumaranayakam speaks of her own opinion and this opinion is not representative of any employer(s), board, charities, educational establishments or any other entity whatsoever other than he own personal opinion. The podcast and site is not edited by the author's employer(s) and, as a result, may not be attributed to the author's employer.

Any opinions of the author on the site are or have been rendered based on specific facts, under certain conditions, and subject to certain assumptions, and may not and should not be used or relied upon for any other purpose, including, but not limited to, for use in or in connection with any legal proceeding.

TLHOW, Dr Vidhya and Fairly Media have produced free health and wellness information for you and your family. We are passionate about offering free, trustworthy evidence-based, relevant, easily understandable information in helping you make better decisions about your health and wellbeing, should you decide to use this information for that purpose.

Our information strictly follows the pif tick for trustworthy health information. It also follows the principles of the the information standard.

We use high-quality and up-to-date evidence to produce our information.

The advice and information provided is as accurate and as comprehensive as possible but is only general advice and should not be used as a substitute for the individual advice you might receive from consulting your own doctor.

In addition, if you are a doctor, or health professional or provide healthcare in any way, we stress that it is up to you to use your own clinical judgement when interpreting the information and advice we have provided and deciding how best to apply it to the treatment of patients, clients, or service use.

The opinions expressed in the site are not necessarily the opinions of the all the author persons and do not reflect the opinion of their employer(s). The podcast is created by the author with each individual author person bearing their own individual capacity. For example, Dr Vidhya Kumaranayakam speaks of her own opinion and this opinion is not representative of any employer(s), board, charities, educational establishments or any other entity whatsoever other than he own personal opinion. The podcast and site is not edited by the author's employer(s) and, as a result, may not be attributed to the author's employer.

The information provided in the podcast, is accurate, up-to-date and meets the relevant regulatory bodies’ guidelines and/or codes of conducts, at the time of recording.

Written, signed consent has been obtained from the person(s) who provided information for and created the case study and whom the case study is based upon.

Fictional names and locations are used or written signed consent has been obtained for the case studies for specific use in this podcast, including sharing on social media in the interests of raising awareness around health conditions.

This podcast should not be used in any legal capacity whatsoever, including but not limited to establishing “standard of care” in a legal sense or as a basis for expert witness testimony. No guarantee is given regarding the accuracy of any statements or opinions made on the podcast.

While we make every effort to broadcast correct information, we are still learning and realize that medicine is a constantly changing science and art. One doctor or health professional may have a different way of doing things from another. We are simply presenting our views on how to workup common health complaints that we would like to highlight and will be as evidence based as possible. We welcome any comments, suggestions, or correction of errors. Dr Vidhya does not receive money from drug or device companies. By listening to this podcast, you agree not to use this podcast as medical advice to treat any medical condition in either yourself or others, including but not limited to patients that you are treating. Consult your own physician for any medical issues that you may be having. This entire disclaimer also applies to any guests or contributors to the podcast or blog. Under no circumstances shall TLHOW, Dr Vidhya Kumaranayakam, Athena Publishing House Ltd or Fairly Media, any guests or contributors to the podcast, or any employees, associates, or affiliates of THLOW or Dr Vidhya Kumaranayakam, Athena Publishing House Ltd or Fairly Media be responsible for damages arising from use of the podcast.

Copyright - the contents of the preventative healthcare podcast, are all copyrighted to TLHOW. All blog posts, podcasts, and show notes that are distributed to the public for free can be re-distributed via hard copy or electronic copy for free only if “TLHOW” is included as the acknowledged author within the actual media that is re-distributed.

The information may be changed without notice and is not guaranteed to be complete, correct, timely, current or up to date. Similar to any printed materials, the information may become out-of-date. The author undertakes no obligation to update any information on the site; provided, however, that the author may update the information at any time without notice in the author’s sole and absolute discretion. The author reserves the right to make alterations or deletions to the information at any time without notice.

POSTING GUIDELINES

The site is open to the public. Therefore, consider your comments carefully and do not include anything in a comment that you would like to keep private. By uploading or otherwise making available any information to the author in the form of user generated comments or otherwise, you grant the author the unlimited, perpetual right to distribute, display, publish, reproduce, reuse and copy the information contained therein.

You are responsible for the content you post. You may not impersonate any other person through the site. You may not post content that is obscene, defamatory, threatening, fraudulent, invasive of another person’s privacy rights, or is otherwise unlawful. You may not post content that infringes the intellectual property rights of any other person or entity. You may not post any content that contains any computer viruses, or any other code designed to disrupt, damage, or limit the functioning of any computer software or hardware.

MODERATION GUIDELINES

Authority

Our blog is moderated occasionally and posteriorly. Moderators are volunteers. Internet users posting comments on this blog should not be considered as health professionals.

Complementarity

Comments posted on this blog should be designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a patient/site visitor and his/her existing physician/pharmacist.

Confidentiality

We remind you that everyone can read and use your comments. You do not have the possibility to erase your own comments.

Comments

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Internet users may not post any commercial/advertising comment without permission.

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By submitting or posting content on the site, you grant the author and any company substantially under the control of the author, the right to remove any content or comment that, in author’s sole judgment, does not comply with the terms and conditions of this agreement or is otherwise objectionable. You also grant the author and any company substantially under the control of author the right to modify, adapt, and edit any content.

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The site may in the future, from time to time, contain links to third party web sites. These links are provided solely as a convenience to you and not as a guarantee, warranty, or recommendation by the author of the services, information, content and/or data on such third-party web sites or as an indication of any affiliation, sponsorship or endorsement of such third-party web sites. The author is not responsible for the content of linked third party web sites and does not make any representations or warranties regarding the privacy practices of, or the content or accuracy of materials on, such third-party websites. If you decide to access linked third-party web sites, you do so at your own risk. Your use of third-party websites is subject to the terms of use for such sites.

The inclusion of third-party advertisements does not constitute an endorsement, guarantee, warranty, or recommendation of, and the author makes no representations and/or warranties about, any product or service contained therein.

DISCLAIMER OF ALL WARRANTIES

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Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the author makes no representations or warranties with respect to any information offered or provided within or through the site regarding treatment of medical conditions, action, or application of medication.

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3. Any errors, omissions, or inaccuracies in the information regardless of how caused, or delays or interruptions in delivery of the information; or

4. Any decision made, or action taken or not taken in reliance upon the information.

RESERVATION OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS

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AGE RESTRICTION

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INDEMNIFICATION

You agree to indemnify and hold the author harmless from any claim or demand, including lawyers’ fees, made by any third party as a result of (1) any content posted or made available by you on this site, (2) any violation of law that occurs by you through the site, and/or (3) anything you do using the site and/or the information contained therein.

INVALIDITY

If any provision of this agreement is held to be invalid or unenforceable in whole or in part in any jurisdiction, then that provision shall be deemed ineffective in such jurisdiction but shall have no effect on the enforceability of the remaining provisions.

GOVERNING LAW, CONSENT TO JURISDICTION AND LIMITATION ON CLAIMS

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ENTIRE AGREEMENT

You hereby acknowledge that this agreement represents the entire understanding between you and the author concerning your use of the site and the information contained therein.

MODIFICATION

The author may, in the author’s sole and absolute discretion, modify the terms and conditions of this agreement in whole or in party at any time for any reason without any notice to you, whether prior or otherwise. Such modified terms and conditions shall supersede these terms and conditions and shall become binding when published online on the site.

WAIVER

The author's failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of this agreement shall not be deemed to be a waiver of such right or provision.

The site and the information contained therein is made available by the author for educational purposes only and is not intended to provide medical advice. By accessing the site, you understand and acknowledge that there is no physician-patient or pharmacist-patient relationship between you and the author. You further acknowledge your understanding that the site should not be used as a substitute for competent medical advice from a licensed physician in your state, country or legal jurisdiction.

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