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Content Disclaimer:

All information provided in official ASFNR Web sites is provided for information purposes only and does not constitute a legal contract between the ASFNR and any person or entity unless otherwise specified. Information on official ASFNR Web sites is subject to change without prior notice. Although every reasonable effort is made to present current and accurate information, the ASFNR  makes no guarantees of any kind.

The ASFNR  web site may contain information that is created and maintained by a variety of sources both internal and external to the ASFNR . These sites are unmoderated forums containing the personal opinions and other expressions of the persons who post the entries. The ASFNR does not control, monitor or guarantee the information contained in these sites or information contained in links to other external web sites, and does not endorse any views expressed or products or services offered therein. In no event shall the ASFNR  be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of or reliance on any such content, goods, or services available on or through any such site or resource.

Health-Related Content Disclaimer:

Health related topics found on any ASFNR page, should not be used for diagnosing purposes or be substituted for medical advice. As with any new or ongoing treatment, always consult your professional healthcare providers before beginning any new treatment. It is the user’s responsibility to research the accuracy, completeness, and usefulness of all opinions, services, and other information found on the site, and to consult with a professional health care provider as to whether the information can benefit you. The ASFNR  assumes no responsibility or liability for any consequence resulting directly or indirectly for any action or inaction you take based on or made in reliance on the information, services, or material on or linked to this site.

Since medical developments occur daily, this site may contain outdated material. While the ASFNR  makes every reasonable effort to present current and accurate information, no guarantee of any kind is made. The ASFNR is not liable for any damage or loss related to the accuracy, completeness or timeliness of any information contained on this site.

Link Disclaimer:

Any links to external Web sites and/or non-ASFNR information provided on ASFNR pages or returned from ASFNR Web search engines are provided as a courtesy. They should not be construed as an endorsement by the ASFNR of the content or views of the linked materials.


As with any site you visit on the Internet, ASFNR may collect certain system information from its users. The ASFNR site may automatically store the following information during your visit:

the Internet location (IP address);
which pages were last visited;
the date and time of the visit; and
the software used to visit our site .
The information collected is not associated with your name or any other information you voluntarily provide. This information is stored and used for statistical purposes that allows us to improve the quality of this site, and to better fulfill the needs of our users.

IP Addresses
As stated above, we may collect your computer’s IP address during your visit. An IP address is the number automatically assigned to your computer that allows computers and servers to recognize and communicate with each other. We may use IP addresses to determine the geographic characteristics of our users and to allow internal users to view internal pages. Analyzing geographical information allows us to make this site more accessible to our users.

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Surveys and Questionnaires
In an effort to improve the quality of services the ASFNR offers, we may ask if you would like to voluntarily participate in surveys or complete questionnaires, which may request contact or demographic information from you. We typically use information you provide to use to respond to your needs, or for statistical purposes to allows us to improve our services.

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By using this site, you agree that you understand and accept the terms listed above. If you do not agree to these terms, you may not use this site. Privacy as it applies to the Internet is a rapidly developing area. We reserve the right to change our privacy practices from time to time, and will include any changes on this site.

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