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AHA.org uses weblog information to help us design our web site, to identify popular features, and to make the web site more useful for visitors. We do not normally try to identify individuals from weblogs. However, we may use web logs to identify any person attempting to break into or damage our web site.

Our web servers collect the domain names of visitors to our web sites. This information is aggregated to measure number of visits, average time spent on web sites, pages viewed, etc. We use this information to measure the use of our web sites and to improve content.

You may be asked to provide basic information when contacting us by e-mail via the web site. Information submitted to AHA.org via e-mail is intended solely for the use of AHA in communications specific to the comment or question submitted. This information will not be sold, leased, or otherwise disclosed to any third parties.

This web site was prepared by, and is the property of, AHA. All materials incorporated in or accessible through this site, including, without limitation, text, photographs, images, graphics, illustrations, logos, button icons, audio clips, video clips, software and other content, and the compilation, collection, arrangement, and assembly thereof (including the look and feel of this site) are protected by United States and international copyright laws and are controlled by AHA or by the original creators of such materials or their respective assignees.

The names, trademarks, service marks and logos of AHA appearing on this site may not be used in any advertising or publicity, or otherwise to indicate AHA’s sponsorship of or affiliation with any product or service, without AHA’s prior express written permission.

Unless expressly stated herein or as otherwise expressly provided for through any notice and/or AHA member communication,referencing any specific document, duplication, reproduction, use and/or distribution of any materials presented on the web site must have prior written permission of AHA.. AHA member organizations are permitted to copy, use, and/or distribute AHA documents and related images available on the web site, provided that:

  • use of documents and related images available from this site is for educational and non-commercial purposes only,
  • no documents or related images available from this site are modified in any way, and
  • no graphic images available from this site are used, copied or distributed separate from accompanying text.

In the event of any permitted use of materials available on the web site, including, without limitation, any copying, reproduction, replication, downloading, display, or distribution, thereof, no changes in or deletion of author attribution, trademark legend, or copyright notice shall be made.

No right, title, or interest in any such materials will be granted or transferred to you as a result of any permitted use of any materials.

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Disclaimer: Use
This site is provided by AHA on an "as is" basis. AHA has incorporated, or may from time to time incorporate, in this site third-party materials, links, and pointers to Internet sites maintained by third parties. Neither AHA nor any of its affiliates operates or controls in any respect any information, products, or services on any third-party site accessed through this site, any of the products or services offered through this site or any third-party site, or any of the materials incorporated herein or therein. You assume total responsibility and risk for your use of this site and any third-party site accessed through this site. Your sole remedy for dissatisfaction with this site or any products or services offered through this site or any third-party site accessed through this site is to stop using the site or such products and services. AHA does not warrant that the functions contained in this site or any products or services offered through this site or any third-party site accessed through this site will be uninterrupted or error-free, that any defects will be corrected, or that such sites or the servers that make them available are free of viruses or other harmful components.

Disclaimer: Content
Our intent is to provide accurate, timely information on our web site at all times, however, AHA does not warrant or make any representation as to the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information or other materials on this web site. The views expressed in publications offered on this web site are those of the individual authors or publishers and do not necessarily reflect the views of the AHA. In addition, this web site contains links to sites which are not owned or maintained by AHA. AHA is not responsible for the content of non-AHA linked sites, and the information provided and views expressed on non-AHA sites do not necessarily reflect the views of AHA.


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