– terms of use of website and disclaimer

By viewing the Birdshot Uveitis Society’s website, you agree with the following statements:

General site disclaimer

The material in this site is provided for personal, non-commercial, educational and informational purposes only and does not constitute a recommendation or endorsement with respect to any company, medical professional or product. The Society makes no representations and specifically disclaims all warranties, expressed, implied or statutory, regarding the accuracy, timeliness, completeness, merchantability or fitness for any particular purpose of any material contained in this site. You should seek the advice of a medical professional regarding your particular situation.

Links to other internet sites

The BUS provides external links to useful websites as a service to our users. This does not imply endorsement of these sites by BUS. The BUS is not responsible for the availability or content of these individual organisations’ pages.

Commercial products

The BUS does not endorse or recommend any commercial products, processes, or services. Brand names may be included in documents on this site. These are provided as examples only, and their inclusion does not mean that the BUS endorses them. Also, if a particular brand name is not mentioned, this does not mean or imply that the product is unsatisfactory.

Medical information and advice

1. The volunteers and officers of the BUS are not in this capacity acting as healthcare professionals. The information they provide cannot substitute for the medical expertise and advice that resides with your primary healthcare provider. They do not provide medical advice or referrals. The BUS encourages you to consult your primary healthcare provider to discuss information you find on our site.

2. It is not the intention of the BUS to provide specific medical advice but rather to provide users with information to better understand their health

and their diagnosed disorders. Specific medical advice will not be provided, and the BUS urges you to consult with a qualified physician for diagnosis and for answers to your personal questions.

3. The BUS has provided this website and/or the information on it for educational purposes only. Nothing contained in the site is intended to be instructional for medical diagnosis or treatment. Although the BUS makes a conscientious effort to provide high quality information, the BUS disclaims any implied guarantee about the accuracy, completeness, timeliness or relevance of any information. The information should not be relied on to suggest a course of treatment for a particular individual, and it should not be used in place of a visit, call, consultation or the advice of a physician or other qualified healthcare provider. You should call or see your physician or other qualified healthcare provider promptly if you have any healthcare related questions or before embarking on a new treatment, diet or fitness program. You should never disregard or delay in seeking medical advice from your physician or other qualified healthcare provider because of something you have read, heard or seen on this site and no responsibility can be accepted by the BUS for action taken or not taken as a result of information contained in this website.

14 October 2009, checked April 2023