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Special Points About Interactive Program
  • Certain MGH department sites offer interactive programs, such as bulletin boards and chat rooms. You should understand that any information you provide using these programs (including personal information) is totally voluntary, and will be widely accessible to the general public. It also may be electronically stored indefinitely, and may be used by MGH in the future (such as for educational purposes).
  • MGH is offering these interactive programs for educational, patient care, and research purposes. We expect all users to use the programs lawfully and appropriately. MGH has no obligation to monitor the interactive exchanges on this site or the content or accuracy of such exchanges, and it does not endorse the views of any user. MGH reserves the right, however, to monitor system access and to remove, edit, or refuse to post information that is brought to its attention and that it determines in its sole discretion is objectionable or inappropriate for any reason. MGH shall have a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, nonexclusive license to use comments and postings submitted by users for research, educational, or patient care purposes. No compensation shall be payable for such use.
  • MGH is a not-for-profit charitable organization, and as such, by law cannot participate or intervene in any political campaign or engage in more than an insubstantial amount of activities attempting to influence legislation. Accordingly, if you participate in an MGH interactive program, you agree not to post anything that could be perceived as supporting, opposing, or otherwise intervening in a political campaign, and further agree not to post anything relating to pieces of legislation.
  • If you wish to remove any information you have submitted to this site, please email us and we will make reasonable efforts to accommodate your request.

By choosing to use the MGH site, you acknowledge and agree to the terms of this disclaimer and the Privacy Policy, which we encourage you to read.



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