Terms of Use – Disclaimer – CosmeticLocal.com

Usage of this Site is subject to the following terms and conditions:

The information appearing on CosmeticLocal.com is presented for entertainment and educational purposes only. While the information published on this site is believed to be accurate, it is not intended to substitute for professional medical advice. If you have questions or concerns regarding your physical or mental health or the procedures discussed on this site, please seek assistance from a qualified healthcare provider.

a. This Website is a paid advertisement for doctors featured by this site. This Website may contain or refer visitors to a limited list of licensed, certified physicians which is by no means an all-inclusive list. We have only selected those physicians who have paid an advertising fee or who we have otherwise included in our list of physicians associated with our website.

While physicians advertising through this Website may be provided with patient referral services from our site, this Website does not accept referral fees from physicians advertising with this site in exchange for the referral of patients. Physicians advertising with this website are charged a flat fee.

Physicians advertising with our Website are strongly encouraged to adhere to their respective board mandated rules of professional conduct and codes of ethics, including without limitation, not using this Website to promote unnecessary services nor charging no more than their usual professional fees to patients or clients.

No physician advertising with or referred by this Website has any ownership interest in this Website.

b. This Website is committed to upholding ethical advertising principles such as those established by various medical boards and associations like the American Medical Association, the Board of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, the American Board of Plastic Surgery, the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, and the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. This means we make efforts to ensure that content found on this Website:

§ Is not false or likely to mislead

§ Does not knowingly omit facts

§ Is not likely to create unrealistic expectations in the minds of visitors to the Website

§ Does not minimize the magnitude and possible risks of surgeries described in the Website

§ Is not likely to recommend procedures to visitors of this Website that they might not have otherwise considered

§ Does not attempt to appeal to a visitor’s fears, anxieties, or emotional vulnerabilities in presenting information about surgical procedures

§ Does not contain guarantees of future success of procedures described in this Website and does not guarantee that satisfaction will result from the performance of the services of a physician advertising through this Website

c. This Website takes efforts to ensure that testimonials found on this Website are only made by patients who actually received a Website-referred physician’s services. Despite this, visitor or physician generated content on this website, while moderated, is not and cannot be vetted for accuracy or truthfulness. Not all patient or physician testimonials found on this Website represent the experience that is typical of what other potential patients may experience. Testimonials on this Website regarding a particular physician’s skills or the quality of medical services may not reflect the actual results that a visitor to this Website may experience from that physician. A representation that a doctor has cured or successfully treated many cases involving a specific issue does not mean that the physician can guarantee a certain result.

d. Photographs of people used on this Website may not be photos of patients who have undergone procedures described herein. Wherever possible, this Website will attempt to use only photos of patients who have actually received treatments that their images are being used to advertise. In the event that this Website uses the image of a non-patient model, we will make reasonably attempts to state that the photo used is of a non-patient model. Wherever reasonably possibly, this Website will use images that provide a reasonable indication of typical results of the advertised procedure. Wherever possible, this Websites uses reasonable efforts to ensure that “before and after” photos, if used, are not misleading and provide a reasonable representation of typical results of an advertised procedure.  We are not doctors or medical professionals, nor do we own the before and after photographs.  All real patients before and after photographs will be clearly identified with the physician’s name they originated from.

This Website is committed to respecting the confidentiality and privacy of patients. We take reasonable efforts to ensure that all photos of patients used herein, which do not mask the identity of the patient, are used with full consent and knowledge of the patient in question.

Physicians working with our Website are encouraged to adhere to the strictest professional and legal standards concerning the use of patient-specific information. We encourage all physicians working with our Website to adopt the highest level of security, privacy and confidentiality safeguards possible to protect the privacy of their patients.

e. Visitors to this Website may elect to submit their name, telephone number, email address and other contact information with our site in order to receive certain additional information. By completing and submitting a form requesting more information you are expressly electing to be contacted by our Website or a physician advertising with our Website.

Any email or telephone contact lists generated by this Website are user generated, meaning such lists will only be populated with information expressly provided by visitors freely submitting their contact information and expressly electing to be contacted by our Website or a physician advertising with our Website.

It is against the policy of our Website to directly solicit visitors to our site, by email, telephone or otherwise, without visitors expressly requesting they be contacted by us or a physician advertising through our website.

f. This Website does not take responsibility for representations made by doctors on this site. Any claim of service category, licensure, board-certification or other credentials made by a physician advertising on this Website must be verified by the visitor personally as this Website does not guarantee the accuracy or veracity of any such representations.

1) Parties: This “Agreement” between “I” or “me” or the “Company” and COSMETICLOCAL.COM. (“COSMETICLOCAL.COM”, together with me, “we” or the “parties”) governs the relationship between the parties. The parties agree to conduct this transaction and permit the creation of this Agreement by electronic means.

2) Content: I hereby license to COSMETICLOCAL.COM the use of the images (including logo, products, installation photos, etc.), product catalog, and related data, such as and including product pricing, that I provide or have placed on my website (such images, product catalog, related data, the “Content”) for display on COSMETICLOCAL.COM and “Affiliated Sites,” including related websites, social media websites, picture hosting websites, and all other website COSMETICLOCAL.COM at its sole discretion believes will provide beneficial exposure to me, and for use in emails, quote requests and promotional materials. I may make suggestions for the best way to showcase my products or display the Content at any time, but COSMETICLOCAL.COM retains full discretion regarding what Content (if any) to display, how, and where. I represent and warrant that I have obtained all rights in the Content necessary for COSMETICLOCAL.COM to exercise the rights granted hereunder, that the Content is accurate and representative of my products, and that I will update my COSMETICLOCAL.COM account with any updates to the Content necessary to keep such Content accurate and representative of my products. COSMETICLOCAL.COM and Affiliated Sites are not responsible for any damages associated with the Content or its interpretation.

3) LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL COSMETICLOCAL.COM BE LIABLE FOR DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES (EVEN IF COSMETICLOCAL.COM HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), RESULTING FROM ANY ASPECT OF YOUR USE OF COSMETICLOCAL.COM OR THE SERVICE, WHETHER THE DAMAGES ARISE FROM USE OR MISUSE OF COSMETICLOCAL.COM OR THE SERVICE, FROM INABILITY TO USE COSMETICLOCAL.COM OR THE SERVICE, OR THE INTERRUPTION, SUSPENSION, MODIFICATION, ALTERATION, OR TERMINATION OF COSMETICLOCAL.COM OR THE SERVICE. SUCH LIMITATION SHALL ALSO APPLY WITH RESPECT TO DAMAGES INCURRED BY REASON OF OTHER SERVICES OR PRODUCTS RECEIVED THROUGH OR ADVERTISED IN CONNECTION WITH COSMETICLOCAL.COM OR THE SERVICE OR ANY LINKS ON COSMETICLOCAL.COM OR THE SERVICE, AS WELL AS BY REASON OF ANY INFORMATION OR ADVICE RECEIVED THROUGH OR ADVERTISED IN CONNECTION WITH COSMETICLOCAL.COM OR THE SERVICE OR ANY LINKS ON COSMETICLOCAL.COM. THESE LIMITATIONS SHALL APPLY TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. In some jurisdictions, limitations of liability are not permitted. In such jurisdictions, some of the foregoing limitation may not apply to you.

4) INDEMNITY You agree to indemnify and hold COSMETICLOCAL.COM, its officers, subsidiaries, affiliates, successors, assigns, directors, officers, agents, service providers, suppliers and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorney fees and court costs, made by any third party due to or arising out of Content you submit, post or make available through the Service, your use of the Service, your violation of the TOU, your breach of any of the representations and warranties herein, or your violation of any rights of another.

5) Fees: Membership: Price as stated on COSMETICLOCAL.COM at the time of purchase of the membership. Price remains locked in as long as membership is kept current. All payments are paid upfront at the beginning of the 30 day billing cycle. All yearly payments are paid upfront at the beginning of the 365 day billing cycle. Payments are automatically deducted from the account on file each billing cycle, unless I cancel my account.

6) Length of Contract: This Agreement is valid up to and until I cancel my account.

7) Billing: In the event that a payment is due on my Membership, but my credit card on file in no longer valid or active, COSMETICLOCAL.COM may attempt to contact me to determine updated account information. COSMETICLOCAL.COM will wait thirty (30) days before canceling my membership.

8) Termination: I may request termination of this agreement at any time.  Termination will take effect upon the end of the last day of my billing cycle.  COSMETICLOCAL.COM may terminate this agreement at will.  In the event COSMETICLOCAL.COM terminates this agreement early, and I am not in violation of any term of this Agreement, I will receive a prorated reimbursement for the portion of the billing cycle remaining.

9) Additional Terms: This Agreement incorporates the COSMETICLOCAL.COM standard Terms of Use.  This Agreement will be governed by the laws of the State of California.

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