Use of IAHPC Website - Disclaimer

Use of the IAHPC Website

The International Association for Hospice and Palliative Care ("IAHPC") maintains this website for use by its members and the general public for their personal information, education, and communication. This website is not intended to provide legal or medical advice. Users seeking this type of advice are instructed to consult their own legal counsel or healthcare provider. The information on this website should not be used for diagnosing or treating a health problem or a disease. It is not a substitute for medical care. 

Although the information and recommendations at this website (hereinafter "Information") are presented in good faith and believed to be correct, IAHPC makes no representations or warranties as to the completeness or accuracy of the Information. Information contained on this website is subject to change without notice. IAHPC expressly disclaims any obligation to update the Information.

Information is supplied upon the condition that the persons receiving same will make their own determination as to its suitability for their purposes prior to use. In no event will IAHPC be responsible for damages of any nature whatsoever resulting from the use of or reliance upon Information contained at this website.


Through your access to and use of the website, you accept, without limitation or qualification, the Terms and Conditions set forth below.

Terms and Conditions

Readers may freely read and download material from the IAHPC website. Any and all downloaded materials may be used by readers for personal, non-commercial use. Readers may not, however, distribute, modify, transmit, reuse, repost, or use any of such materials for public or commercial purposes without the express written permission of IAHPC. All copyright and other proprietary notices contained in downloaded materials must be retained. Unless otherwise noted all material on this website may not be used except as provided herein and without the express written permission of IAHPC. Images of people or places displayed on the website are either the property of or used with permission by IAHPC. The use of these images is prohibited without the express written permission of IAHPC. Unauthorized use of the images may violate copyright, trademark, privacy, and/or publicity laws, as well as communications regulations and statutes. Readers use of the website is at their own risk. Neither IAHPC nor any other party involved in creating, producing, or delivering the website is liable for any direct, incidental, consequential, indirect, or punitive damages arising out of access to, or use of, the website. This includes, but is not limited to, damages to, or viruses that may infect computer equipment. Without limiting the foregoing, everything on the website is provided to "AS IS", without warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement. Please note that some jurisdictions may not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so some of the above exclusions may not apply. Check local laws for any restrictions or limitations regarding the exclusion of implied warranties. The trademarks, logos, and service marks (collectively, the "Trademarks") displayed on the website are registered and unregistered trademarks of IAHPC and others. Nothing contained in this website should be construed as granting, by implication, or otherwise, any license or right in and to the Trademarks without the express written permission of IAHPC or such third party. The misuse of the Trademarks on the website and in its contents, except as provided in these Terms and Conditions, is strictly prohibited. IAHPC may not have reviewed all the material on the websites that may be linked to this website and is not responsible for the content of any off-website pages or any other websites linked to the website. Readers linking to any other off-website pages or other websites is at own risk.

Readers are prohibited from posting or transmitting any unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, inflammatory, pornographic, or profane material or any material that could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, would give rise to civil liability, or would otherwise violate the law. 

IAHPC will fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing IAHPC to disclose the identity of anyone posting any such information or materials. IAHPC reserves the right to alter or delete material from the website at any time. 

IAHPC may, at any time, revise these Terms and Conditions by updating this posting. You are bound by any such revisions and should, therefore, periodically visit this page to review the then-current Terms and Conditions. 

The IAHPC does not sell banner space nor do we sell advertising space on our web website.

This Disclaimer will be revised and approved annually by the IAHPC Board of Directors.