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Your use of the Ask BYS website, phone, and text services (“Services”) constitutes your indication of your understanding of and consent to the following terms: Bainbridge Youth Services (“BYS”) and its affiliates, officers, employees, and agents shall not be liable to you for any punitive, indirect, incidental, special, consequential, or exemplary damages, including but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data or other intangible losses (even if BYS has been advised of the possibility of such damages) resulting from (a) the inability to use the Services; (b) the cost to procure substitute goods and services; (c) unauthorized access to or alteration of your transmissions or data; or (d) any other matter relating to Services.

The contents of this blog/chat room/discussion thread/website, such as text, graphics, images, and other material contained on this blog/chat room/discussion thread/website (“Content”) are for informational purposes only. The Content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical, psychological or emotional condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this blog/chat room/discussion thread/website! If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 9-1-1 immediately. This blog/chat room/discussion thread/website does not recommend or endorse any specific tests, physicians, products, procedures, opinions, or other information that may be mentioned on the Site. Reliance on any information provided by this blog/chat room/discussion thread/website, BYS employees, others appearing on the Site at the invitation of BYS, or other visitors to the Site is solely at your own risk. The Site may contain health- or medical-related materials that are sexually explicit. If you find these materials offensive, you may not want to use our Site. The Site and the Content are provided on an “as is” basis. We urge you to call BYS at (206) 842-9675, visit the Ask BYS website at www.AskBYS.org, or see your health care professional.

We reserve the right to disclose your personal information at our sole discretion, and as required by law.

Your correspondence with Ask BYS does not constitute an attorney-client relationship, a therapist-patient relationship, or create a confidential relationship between you and us. We urge you to seek professional help as necessary. If you need assistance in locating support in your local area, we will be happy to try and help you discover resources in your area.

Your use of the Ask BYS Services is at your sole risk. The services and information are provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis. BYS and its affiliates, officers, employees, and agents expressly disclaim all warranties of any kind, whether express or implied.

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