Terms, Conditions and Legal
“TYPE 2 NATION,” often appearing in capital letters herein, refers to the name of the publication Type 2 Nation, its web address type2nation.com, and Self Rx Media, a Massachusetts partnership, which is the owner of all intellectual property and work products therewith associated.
The term “Upload” appearing herein shall include, but is not limited to, the appearance or display, automatically or in response to any prompt, upon or within any user’s or viewer’s device or devices capable of receiving or viewing, from the first instance, by electronic communication or connection of any nature, content or Material offered to or accessible by users and viewers of TYPE 2 NATION, whether or not such user or viewer is capable of capturing, copying, storing, or retransmitting such Material or content.
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Terms and Conditions
- Medical Information Disclaimer; Content and Reporting
The material provided on TYPE 2 NATION’s Site is designed for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is provided with the understanding that TYPE 2 NATION does not give medical advice or recommendations. You may not rely on any information in text files, messages, or articles on the Site, or in our social media postings, in place of, in contravention of, or to replace consultations with or advice of qualified health care professionals to meet your individual medical needs.
IF YOU ARE EXPERIENCING A HEALTH, SAFETY, OR MEDICAL EMERGENCY, abandon viewing this site and dial 911 or summon emergency medical help immediately.
Materials copyrighted by TYPE 2 NATION are for personal use only. Permission to otherwise reprint or electronically reproduce any document in part or in its entirety is expressly prohibited, unless prior written consent is obtained from the rightful owner or TYPE 2 NATION. To obtain permission from TYPE 2 NATION for other than personal use, email [email protected].
We produce original content and we also report science and medical care news we gather from a variety of sources in preparing our news and feature stories for publication. We may attribute non-original content to its source through summary or direct quotation. We note with each article we publish the qualifications of our staff writers who produce its content, and we note the qualifications of guest authors who contribute content.
The nature of the material covered in our reporting is such that mention of brand names or references to products and services commercially available and relating to nutrition, fitness, and diabetes care and treatment is sometimes inevitable. Our staff writers have no commercial affiliations with manufacturers, vendors, or professional service providers to whom mention may be made in our reporting. When we deem it appropriate, we may state so in the body of an article, in a sidebar, or an editorial note. Affiliations, if any, of a guest writer with a product or service, and known to us, are disclosed
- Publisher and Editorial Contact Information
TYPE 2 NATION and type2nation.com are owned and published by SelfRx Media, with a principal office at 8 Whittier Place, Suite 19H Boston, MA 02114. The principal editorial contact is Martin Hensel, Editor-in-Chief. Email address: [email protected].
Send questions about the site to [email protected].
- Sources of Funding and Advertising Policy
TYPE 2 NATION and type2nation.com are owned by SelfRx Media, a Massachusetts Partnership. Our sources of revenue are advertisements and sponsorships placed on the site by marketers that wish to reach our audience. Advertising content and graphics are the sole responsibility of the advertisers. No advertising on type2nation.com may assume or mimic the appearance of our editorial content without the words ADVERTISEMENT or SPONSORED CONTENT in distinctive type at the beginning of the content. Neither TYPE 2 NATION nor type2nation.com endorses or has a financial interest in any product marketed to visitors to our site.
We do not accept advertising for any product or service which we believe, after exercise of due diligence, suggests or makes claims about health, dietary, or fitness benefits which are scientifically unsupported, or advertising from any source whose commercial reputation cannot be established.
- External Links
TYPE 2 NATION and type2nation.com operate a social media aggregation service that displays content from other websites and blogs related to diabetes. Many external sources are used in the preparation of our articles. Whenever possible, we include links to the original sources of the material reproduced through the aggregation process, or used as sources for articles.
- Use of the Site
You understand that all information, including but not limited to data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages or other materials, (the “Materials”), are the sole responsibility of the person or entity from which such Materials originated. This means that you, and not the TYPE 2 NATION, are solely responsible for all Materials that you upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available (collectively “Upload”) to any portion of the Site. We do not control all of the Materials posted via the Site and, as such, cannot and do not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such Materials. You understand that by using the Site, you may be exposed to Materials that you may consider offensive or objectionable. Under no circumstances will SelfRx Media, TYPE 2 NATION or type2nation.com be liable in any way for any Materials, including, but not limited to, for any errors or omissions in any Materials, or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Materials Uploaded via the Site. You agree to not use the Site to (i) Upload any Materials that are unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable; (ii) impersonate any person or entity, including, but not limited to, an TYPE 2 NATION representative, or misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity; (iii) Upload any Materials that you do not have a legal right to make available or that infringe any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights of any party; and (iv) Upload any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, “junk mail,” “spam,” “chain letters,” “pyramid schemes,” or any Material that contains software viruses or the like (v) promote the products or services of any entity (even if you disclose your affiliation). You understand and agree that the TYPE 2 NATION does not pre-screen Materials, but that we and our designees shall have the right in our sole discretion to refuse or remove any Materials posted to the Site.
TYPE 2 NATION and our respective agents and representatives, both individually and collectively, make no representations with respect to the contents hereof and specifically disclaim any other warranties, including but not limited to implied or express warranties of merchantability or fitness for any particular usage, application or purpose.
The compilation of information on the TYPE 2 NATION Site, including, but not limited to, the design, layout, and organization, is copyrighted and may not be reprinted nor electronically reproduced. Content and Materials authored by editorial and writing staff of Self Rx Media are copyrighted, but content may be cited and reproduced within the limits of the privilege of fair use, as defined under applicable U.S. and Massachusetts copyright and publishing law, provided without financial remuneration or gain to the party exercising such privilege of fair use.
- Termination of Use
You agree that the TYPE 2 NATION, in its sole discretion, may terminate your account (or any part thereof) or use of the Site, and remove and discard any Materials within the Site, for any reason. TYPE 2 NATION may also in its sole discretion and at any time discontinue providing the Site, or any part thereof, with or without notice. You agree that any termination of your access to the Site under any provision hereof may be effected without prior notice, and acknowledge and agree that TYPE 2 NATION may immediately deactivate or delete your account and all related information and files in your account and/or bar any further access to such files or the Site. Further, you agree that TYPE 2 NATION shall not be liable to you or any third-party for any termination of your access to the Site.
- Use of Uploaded Materials
TYPE 2 NATION does not claim ownership of Materials you Upload on the Site. If you Upload Materials via the Site (either by offering suggestions via e-mail or participating in any interactive opportunities available on this Site), such information shall be considered non-confidential and TYPE 2 NATION shall have no obligation of any kind with respect to such information, and shall be free to use any ideas, concepts, or information contained in such Materials without any obligation and, for any purpose, including but not limited to developing, manufacturing, and marketing products incorporating such information. In addition, you grant TYPE 2 NATION a perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free and non-exclusive license with respect to Materials to use, distribute, reproduce, modify, adapt, publicly perform and publicly display such Materials on the Site (i) to provide and promote the specific portion of the Site to which such Materials were submitted or made available, and (ii) for the purpose for which such Materials were submitted or made available. You agree to indemnify and hold Self Rx Media,TYPE 2 NATION, and their directors, officers, agents, subsidiary organizations, members, partners, and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of Materials you Upload, your use of the Site, your connection to the Site, or your violation of any rights of another. TYPE 2 NATION retains the right to turn over any materials if legally requested to do so.
- Social Networking Media and Content
Information shared within any social media areas of this site are not reviewed by the TYPE 2 NATION. These areas are provided for you to share personal experiences, connect with other visitors, and discuss anything relevant to the management and treatment of diabetes. It is strongly recommended that patients and their caregivers consult with the medical provider regarding their health condition before undertaking any treatment(s) for diabetes or other conditions. TYPE 2 NATION cannot and shall not be held liable for any recommendations made by users and visitors to our Web site. If you are aware of a copyright violation, please contact [email protected].
You are solely responsible for your own communications within the Social Networking areas, the consequence(s) of posting these communications, and your reliance on any communications in the Social Networking areas. If you feel threatened or believe someone else is in danger, contact your local law enforcement agency immediately. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately.
When participating in the Social Networking areas, never assume that people are who they say they are, know what they say they know, or are affiliated with whom they say they are affiliated. Information obtained in the Social Networking areas may not be reliable, and it is not a good idea to make any decisions based solely or largely on information you cannot confirm. TYPE 2 NATION shall not and cannot be responsible for the content or accuracy of any information, and shall not be responsible for any decisions made based on such information.
TYPE 2 NATION reserves the right (but is not obligated) to do any or all of the following.
- Monitor or disclose any communication in the Social Networking areas.
TYPE 2 NATION reserves the right to remove postings from any Social Networking area at any time and for any reason. TYPE 2 NATION reserves the right to take any action it deems necessary to protect the personal safety of our guests or the public. However, TYPE 2 NATION assumes no liability or responsibility to users of the TYPE 2 NATION Site or any other person or entity for performance or nonperformance of the aforementioned activities.
- General Practices
You acknowledge that TYPE 2 NATION may establish general practices and limits concerning use of the Site, including without limitation, the maximum number of days that Uploaded Materials will be retained by the Site, the maximum disk space that will be allotted on TYPE 2 NATION servers on your behalf, and the maximum number of times (and the maximum duration for which) you may access the Site in a given period of time. You acknowledge that the TYPE 2 NATION reserves the right to remove accounts. You further acknowledge that the TYPE 2 NATION reserves the right to change these general practices and limits at any time, in its sole discretion, without notice.
- Links to Other Sites
The Site may provide links to other World Wide Web sites or resources. You acknowledge and agree that TYPE 2 NATION has no control over such sites and resources and is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any Materials, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. You further acknowledge and agree TYPE 2 NATION shall not 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 Materials or goods available on or through any such site or resource.
- TYPE 2 NATION’s Proprietary Rights
You acknowledge and agree that the Site and any necessary software used in connection with the Site (“Software”) contain proprietary and confidential information that is protected by applicable intellectual property and other laws. You further acknowledge and agree that Materials contained in sponsor advertisements or information presented to you through the Site or advertisers is protected by copyright, trademarks, patents or other proprietary rights and laws. Except as expressly authorized by TYPE 2 NATION, you agree not to modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute or create derivative works based on the Site or the Software, in whole or in part. You agree not to access the Site by any means other than through the interface that is provided by the TYPE 2 NATION for use in accessing the Site.
- Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liabilities
IN NO EVENT SHALL SELF RX Media, TYPE 2 NATION, THEIR AGENTS OR SUPPLIERS, OR ANY THIRD PARTIES MENTIONED ON THE SITE BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, INCIDENTAL, AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, PERSONAL INJURY/WRONGFUL DEATH, LOST PROFITS, OR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM LOST DATA OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) RESULTING FROM THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE WEBSITE OR THE CONTENT, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT TYPE 2 NATION IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
- Choice of Law, Situs, and Jurisdiction
- Content Review
Original content and content furnished by guest contributors and posted or reposted to the Site, or posted or linked to social media sites under our control, bear an original publication date. This page is reviewed quarterly or more frequently as circumstances may require. This page was last edited on November 13, 2018.