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Please read this agreement carefully before using the website. By accessing or using the website, you agree that you are competent and of age to enter into the Agreement and to be bound by the terms and conditions below. If you do not wish to be bound by these terms and conditions, you should not access or use the website. CNOS presents the information on this website as an educational service to the public. As such, the information and materials provided on this website are for informational purposes only. While the information on this site is about health care issues, it is not medical advice and should not be used be as a substitute for treating a disease or other health problem. People seeking specific medical advice or assistance should contact a Physician. 

No Warranties

Although we believe the information on this site to be accurate and timely, because of the rapid advances in medicine and our reliance on information provided by outside sources, we make no warranty or guarantee concerning the accuracy or reliability of the content at this site or other sites to which we link. When clinical matters are discussed on this website, the opinions presented are those of the discussants only. The material discussed on the website is not intended to present the only or necessarily the best medical method or procedure, but rather presents the approach or opinion of the discussant. This website and the information, software and other material available on or accessible from this website is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis without warranties of any kind, expressed or implied, including but not limited to warranties of title, non infringement or implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. CNOS does not warrant that the website service will be uninterrupted or error free or that any information, software or other material available on or accessible through the website is free of viruses, worms, trojan horses or other harmful components. 

No Liability or Other Damages

Under no circumstances shall CNOS be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, punitive or consequential damages that result in any way from your use of or inability to use this website, your reliance on or use of the information, services or merchandise provided on or through this website, or that result from mistakes, omissions, interruptions, deletion of files, errors, defects, delays in operation, or transmission or any failure of performance. CNOS specifically disclaims any and all liability for injury and/or other damages that result from an individual using techniques discussed on the website, whether claims are asserted by a physician or any other person. Your sole remedy for dissatisfaction with the site, site-related services, content or information contained herein, and/or hyperlinked web sites is to stop using the site, site-related services, content or information, or hyperlinked websites.  

Unauthorized Downloading or Distribution

Any unauthorized downloading and distribution of any such copyrighted material from this website or the sites to which we link, without the copyright owner’s permission, is strictly prohibited. 

Copyright Infringement Claims

CNOS has a process for handling copyright infringement claims for material posted on the website. If you believe that any information posted anywhere on this website is an infringement on your copyright, then please contact our Corporate Compliance Officer at (605) 217-4808. For information about licensing content, please contact Cheryle Power at (605) 217-4818 or cheryle.power@phycarellc.net


You agree to defend, indemnify and hold CNOS harmless from any and all liabilities, costs and expenses, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, related to any violation of these terms and conditions by you.  

Political Activities

CNOS does not participate in any political activities. You are prohibited from participating in political activities while communicating in the allowed sections of this website.  

Governing Laws and Venue

CNOS is incorporated in the State of South Dakota in the United States of America, which laws and regulations you agree shall govern the CNOS website regardless of where you reside or where you made your posting, transaction or connection with the CNOS website. You agree to be bound by all applicable laws that may pertain to the site, including U.S. export and re-import laws and regulations. If any case or controversy arises regarding your use of the CNOS website, you agree that such case or controversy will be arbitrated or decided in the State of South Dakota in the United States of America. 

Changes in Terms and Conditions

CNOS reserves the right to change or modify these Terms and Conditions at any time, and you agree to give effect to such changes or modifications upon their being posted to the CNOS website. By participating on the CNOS website, you acknowledge that you are aware of these Terms and Conditions, that you understand these Terms and Conditions and that you agree to be bound by them. If you do not wish to be bound by these terms and conditions, you should not access or use the website.  

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