Privacy Policy and Legal Disclaimer

Foundation for the Advancement in Research in Medicine (FARM)

This site is presented by The Foundation for the Advancement in Research Medicine, Inc. (FARM), A Non-Profit Public Benefit Corp. 501(c)3

Please read the following carefully before using this site.

The only information that obtains about individual visitors to its web site is that supplied voluntarily by visitors. You grant the site the right to transmit, monitor, retrieve, store and use your information in connection with the operation of the site.

BoneSmart® employs strict security measures to safeguard online communications; personal information, when voluntarily submitted by a visitor to the BoneSmart web site, is stored in a secure database.

In order to provide visitors with other valuable information, BoneSmart® may provide links to third-party sites. However, BoneSmart® exercises no authority over third-party sites, each of which maintains independent privacy and data collection policies and procedures.

We do not warrant or represent that the information submitted to the site will be protected against, loss, misuse, or alteration by third parties.

BoneSmart® assumes no responsibility or liability for these independent methods or actions and is not responsible for the independent policies or procedures of destination sites. The site cannot and does not assume responsibility or liability for any information you submit to the site or for third parties’ use or misuse of information transmitted or received from this site.

You are responsible for taking all reasonable steps to ensure that no unauthorized person shall have access to your site password or account. It is your sole responsibility to (1) control the dissemination and use of activation codes and passwords; (2) authorize, monitor and control access to and use of your site account and password; and (3) promptly inform the BoneSmart® web site of any need to deactivate a password.

Links to external web sites are provided for your convenience and, as such, you access them at your own risk. However, BoneSmart® wishes to assure the integrity of its site and its external links, so any comments pertaining to our site or any sites accessed through our site links are appreciated.

Legal Disclaimer

This website is not intended to replace the services of a physician, nor does it constitute a doctor-patient relationship. The discussions and moderator comments on this web site are provided for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for professional medical advice from your personal physician or surgeon. You should not use the information on this web site for diagnosing or treating a medical or health condition.

Any application of the discussions or moderator recommendations in this website is at the reader’s discretion. BoneSmart® and The Foundation Advanced Research Medicine, Inc. (FARM), are not liable for any direct or indirect claim, loss or damage resulting from use of this website and/or any web site(s) linked to/from it. Readers should consult their own physician or surgeon concerning the recommendations on this site and community forum boards.

This site’s forum is run by FARM. While FARM does receive sponsorship from organizations including orthopedic manufacturers, the manufacturers are not otherwise affiliated with the forum and cannot be held responsible for the content contained herein. Forum content is managed by For device-specific information, including patient risks, see the manufacturers’ websites and talk to your surgeon.

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