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Last Updated on January 20, 2016.
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If you are the parent or legal guardian of a child under the age of eighteen (18), you may use the Veritas Health sites and/or the Veritas Health, LLC Forums on behalf of such minor child. By using the Veritas Health sites and/or the Veritas Health, LLC Forums on behalf of a minor child, you represent and warrant that you are the parent or legal guardian of such child and that all references in these Terms of Service to “you” shall refer to such child or such other individual for whom you have authorization to enter into these Terms of Service on their behalf, and you in your capacity as the parent or legal guardian of such child or as the authorized party of such individual. If you do not qualify under these terms, do not use the Veritas Health sites and/or the Veritas Health, LLC Forums.
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Veritas Health reserves the right to modify Veritas Health Forums, including the various services offered, at any time;
You are responsible for providing your own access (e.g., computer, mobile device, Internet connection, etc.) to Veritas Health, LLC Forums. This also includes maintaining up-to-date contact information and securing user passwords;
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Veritas Health may delete email or private messages if it has not been accessed by a user within 30 days; and
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The provisions of this Agreement are severable, and in the event any provision hereof is determined to be invalid or unenforceable, such invalidity or unenforceability shall not in any way affect the validity or enforceability of the remaining provisions hereof.
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