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Disclaimer, Terms and Conditions of Website Use, and Privacy Statement

Access to this Website
Welcome to THE F WORD FAT™ website. Please read these terms carefully, as by your accessing and using this website, you acknowledge that you have read, understood and agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions.

Terms of Use
website offers complimentary information as an interactive community service at no charge to users of the World Wide Web, with the express condition that the use of this website implies your acceptance of all terms and conditions herein. THE F WORD FAT™ reserves the right to modify these terms and conditions at any time, without notice, and will update them here. Visitors to the website are responsible for how they chose to utilize the content included in this website. The following actions are prohibited on this website:

  • Using the website for any unlawful purpose;
  • Impersonating another person or entity;
  • Permitting another person to use your identification to register, or view information or comments;
  • Disrespecting the privacy and/or views of other users;
  • Collecting or attempting to collect any data about others from this website or its users, including email addresses or personal information, without their consent;
  • Posting libelous, defamatory, abusive, obscene, harmful or knowingly false information;
  • Posting material that infringes on the intellectual property rights or privacy rights of others;

Healthcare Disclaimer
The information and content on this website (including but not limited to any text files or postings) is provided for general informational purposes only and is not intended as, nor should it be considered a substitute for, healthcare advice or to replace the services of a trained healthcare professional. Do not use the information on this website for diagnosing or treating any health conditions. If you have or suspect you have a health problem, particularly with respect to any symptoms that may require diagnosis or medical attention, promptly contact your professional healthcare provider.

Disclaimer of Warranty
makes no warranties of any kind regarding, but not limited to, the accuracy, completeness, timeliness or reliability of this website’s content, including any information offered or provided within or through this website regarding treatment, action or application of medication. All information on this website is provided “AS IS,” and your use of this website and its content as your own risk. THE F WORD FAT™ expressly disclaims any representations and warranties, including without limitation, the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.

Limitation of Liability
You agree to hold harmless THE F WORD FAT™, its affiliates and their officers, directors, employees, agents, representatives, and volunteers from any and all claims relating to this website and/or any website to which it is linked. Under no circumstances will you be entitled to recover from THE F WORD FAT™, or its employees, affiliates, contractors or any third-party providers and their employees any losses or damages whatsoever, whether in contract, tort or otherwise, and including any incidental, consequential, direct, indirect, punitive or special damages of any kind, from the use of, or reliance on, the content or information on this website and/or any website to which it is linked.

Third Party Sites
has provided links to Internet sites maintained by third parties, over which THE F WORD FAT™ has no control. THE F WORD FAT™ does not intend for any links on this website to be a referral or endorsement of the content, operators, products or services of such sites, and THE F WORD FAT™ is not responsible or liable for the communications, services or other materials on or available from such sites. THE F WORD FAT™ has no responsibility, and shall not be liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, or products or services available on or through such sites.

Usage of Content
Unless noted otherwise, all information contained on this website, such as text, graphics, logos, icons and images is copyrighted by and property of THE F WORD FAT™, and may not be copied, altered, stored or otherwise used in whole or part without the express consent of THE F WORD FAT™ or the copyright holder(s) of such information. You agree that any information you provide to this website may be used in a de-identified manner, in accordance with our Privacy Notice, as set forth below.

Copyright Compliance and Notices
All content and information on the website is protected pursuant to Copyright ©2013 THE F WORD FAT™ and its content partners. All rights reserved.

You may use and print information and content on this website for your personal use only, and you must include any copyright notice originally included with the information and material in all copies.

Except as provided herein, you may not modify or use the content or information for any other purposes without THE F WORD FAT‘s express written consent.

THE F WORD FAT™ complies with the provisions of Title 17, U.S. Code Section 512, as amended, applicable to internet service providers. If any person has any complaint or objection to any content or information posted on the website, you may contact our designated agent:

Melinda J. Watman

Miscellaneous You agree that any legal action or proceeding between THE F WORD FAT™ and you for any purpose concerning this website, the terms of use, or the parties’ obligations hereunder shall be brought exclusively in the federal or state court of competent jurisdiction located in Boston, MA. Any cause of action or claim you may have with respect to THE F WORD FAT™ website must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises or such claim or cause of action is barred. The prevailing party in any such claim, dispute or proceeding shall be entitled to recover its costs and expenses incurred in such claim, dispute or proceeding, including reasonable attorneys’ fees and expenses. THE F WORD FAT‘s failure to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of this Agreement shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right. Neither the course of conduct between the parties nor trade practice shall act to modify any provision of this Agreement. THE F WORD FAT™ may assign its rights and duties under this Agreement to any party at any time without notice to you.

Updated 30 October, 2013

This Privacy Notice discloses the privacy practices for THE F WORD FAT™ website. By using our website, you consent to our Privacy Notice.

Information Collection, Use, and Sharing

THE F WORD FAT™ is the sole owner of the information collected on this website. We only have access to/collect information that you voluntarily give us via email or other direct contact from you. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone. The only exception to this rule is where disclosure is necessary to prevent injury to life or health, to investigate any suspected unlawful activity, or where it may be required by law such as in a response to a warrant, subpoena or other legal process.

We will use your information to respond to you, regarding the reason you contacted us. We will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization, other than as mandated by law, to enforce our website policies, or to protect ours or others’ rights or safety.

We will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent. We do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.

From time-to-time our site may request information via surveys or receive information from and by you in other forms such as blogs, written correspondence and/or other communication methods. Participation in these actions is completely voluntary and you may choose whether or not to participate and therefore disclose this information.

Your Access to and Control over Information
You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time by contacting us via the email address or phone number given on our website.

We may change this Privacy Notice, and will provide notice of any such changes by publication here. Unless otherwise noted, this Privacy Notice applies to all information we have about you. To submit an inquiry, please contact us at

Updated 18 August, 2018

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