Website Terms and Conditions

Slimband.com is an online information and communications service (the "Service") provided by Slimband. Any use of the Service is governed by the terms and conditions listed on this page. Please read this Agreement carefully before accessing or using any portions of the Service. Throughout this Agreement, Slimband is often referred to as "we" or "us."

General Terms and Conditions

As a result of accessing and using any portion of this site, you are bound to the terms and conditions of this Agreement. If you do not agree to the Terms and Conditions of Use of this site, you may not use any of the site or the services within.

This Agreement may be modified at any time at Slimband’s discretion and those modifications will be effective immediately upon being posted on the site. As a user of the site, you agree that you must review the Agreement posted on the Service to become aware of any modifications made to this Agreement.

Disclaimer

The service and any information contained on or provided through the service is provided for informational and entertainment purposes on an "as is" basis. The information contained on or provided is intended for general consumer education, information and entertainment purposes only. Nothing found on this site should be considered or used as a substitute for any medical treatment, advice or diagnosis. Any and all access is voluntary and at the sole risk of the user.

As a user of this Service, you agree that Slimband.com is not a service that targets any particular user group, business, industry or community. Because the site is designed solely for educational, informational and entertainment purposes, you also agree that the site does not constitute doing business in any particular jurisdiction.

Slimband advises any and all site users to seek the advice of their doctor or any other qualified healthcare provider with any questions regarding their personal medical or health conditions. Users of this site should never disregard, avoid or delay obtaining medical advice from their physician or other qualified healthcare provider as a result of anything they may read on this site. If you feel you may have any medical issue or condition, you should immediately contact a qualified healthcare professional.

We only operate, endorse, warrant or guarantee products and services that are clearly marked as products and services supplied by Slimband. As well, by using this Service you agree that Slimband is not responsible for any potential Trojan horses, viruses, worms or any other destructive or contaminating properties you may encounter during the course of your use of the Service.

We, along our content providers, cannot and do not guarantee or warrant against any omissions, interruptions, delays, losses (including loss of data) or errors. Slimband reserves the right at any time to discontinue or modify, either temporarily or permanently, this site, in whole or in part, with or without any advance notice.

Warranties and Limitation of Liability

Slimband does not make any warranties, express or implied, representations or endorsements of any kind with regard to the service, or with respect to any product, service, information or other material provided on or found through the service. We do not in any way guarantee the accuracy, usefulness, correctness, timeliness or completeness of any services, information or other material provided through the service or found anywhere on the Internet. Slimband makes no warranty or guarantee that this service will remain secure, uninterrupted, timely or error-free.

Slimband is not liable for any decision or action made by any user based on the information found within this Service.

Slimband Users' Agreement

Users must not use this site for any purpose that might be in violation of any international, national, provincial, state or local laws.

Users must not upload, post or transmit any content, communications or material that is obscene, threatening, defamatory, harassing, embarrassing, abusive, slanderous, hateful or unlawful or that in any way infringes upon or violates any rights of any party. Users must also not use this site as a way to distribute any advertising or other unsolicited materials nor use the site to impersonate any other individual.

Users are not to hold Slimband, or any of our affiliates or subsidiaries, successors, licensees, or any respective officers, employees and directors, liable for any damages, losses, liabilities, judgments, costs or expenses (including barrister and solicitor fees and costs) whatsoever with relation to any services or third party claims that are in any way connected to or associated with this site. Should you be in any way dissatisfied with the services of this site, your only remedy will be to stop using the site and the Service it provides.

Users agree to meet the terms and all user responsibilities and obligations as stated in these Terms of Service.

My Slimband Online Community - Code of Conduct

My Slimband Online Community is a social networking site that is owned and administered by Slimband. The site’s main objective is to facilitate weight loss support through positive feedback for Slimband patients.

Slimband only endorses official Slimband events run by company staff. Any outside events are not to be promoted on the My Slimband Community. Slimband reserves the right to delete any posts, images, or private messages that promote outside meetings. Users who continue to post about outside meetings are contravening the site's Terms & Conditions, and may be removed from the community.

Slimband reserves the right to permanently remove users who publicly post their e-mail addresses, or those of others on the My Slimband Community. The right to suspend or renew My Slimband Community membership is the sole discretion of Slimband management.

Positive Support for Sustainable Weight Loss

Social support is critical to successful weight loss and weight loss maintenance. At Slimband we recognize the importance of social support and encourage patients to seek the convenient, 24/7 positive feedback they have access to through My Slimband. Positive feedback includes the sharing of weight loss goals attained, words of encouragement for those who are struggling, posting of tasteful “before” and “after” photos, and discussion of helpful tips that lead to successful weight loss.

As an added benefit, My Slimband members also have access to certain members of the Slimband Support Team through private messaging or groups such as “Ask a Dietitian”, “Ask a Fitness Expert” or “All about Fills.” General questions about nutrition, fitness or fill adjustments can be posted in these groups for the appropriate Slimband expert to respond.

Rights and Responsibilities

All My Slimband discussion topics, comments, and private messages will be monitored for offensive language, derogatory statements, or images that are not supportive of the positive attitude that is necessary for successful weight loss or weight loss maintenance. Slimband reserves the right to delete or move any topics, comments, images, and private messages that are not in line with the site’s main objective. Users who do not comply with the stipulations in this Code of Conduct will also be removed.

Slimband is not responsible for any discussions posted by members under any of the Groups and do not vouch for or warrant the accuracy, reliability, completeness of any message.

Medical advice from Medical professionals

With the safety and well-being of our patients in mind, Slimband would like to discourage My Slimband members from discussing medical issues online.

Medical issues such as post-operative pain, medication, symptoms related to fill adjustments, or port complications are best addressed by speaking directly with medical professionals either at the Slimband clinic or at a more local healthcare provider.

In the interest of directing patients to proper medical care, any posts related to medical issues will be removed from the My Slimband Online Community.

Users' Representations

All site users warrant that they are at least 18 years of age and possess the legal ability and right to agree to use this site in accordance with these Terms of Service.

General

You, the user, agrees that these Terms and Conditions and all of the agreements between us and you may be automatically assigned by us, at our sole discretion, to a third party in the event of an acquisition, merger or liquidation.

Any failure to act with respect to a breach of these Terms and Conditions by you or anybody else does not waive our right to act with respect to future or current similar breaches. These Terms and Conditions set forth the entire understanding and agreement between any site user and Slimband with respect to the site, its uses and services.

Copyright and trademarks

Slimband and My Slimband are trademarks of Slimband Inc. We and/or any other applicable rights holders have copyrighted all materials on the My Slimband online community and Slimband sites. Any use of the materials found on this site without our expressed written consent or the consent of any other copyright holder is strictly prohibited.

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