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This End-User License Agreement ("License Agreement") is an agreement between you and Celiac Disease Foundation ("CDF") for access to and use of the Clinical Guide for Pediatric Celiac Disease ("Guide") provided to you on the CDF website (together with its related sites, discussion forums, and other services, the "Site").
### 1. Grant of Limited License.
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### 2. Intellectual Property Rights.
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### 3. Restrictions on Use; Accounts; User-Submitted Content.
#### A) General
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#### B) Not Medical Advice
The Guide is based on guidelines and data current at the time of publication, and must be used alongside review of more current published data. As patient circumstances differ from case to case, the Guide must not be used as a replacement for clinical assessment, and should be used cautiously as they may not be appropriate for all individual cases. The Guide is intended for educational use only and will be reviewed and updated every 2-3 years. It is not intended for individual use by patients or parents and should not be used in place of seeking professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment by licensed practitioners. CDF makes no representations or warranties and explicitly disclaims the appropriateness or applicability of the Guide to any specific patient's care or treatment.
#### C) Clinical Use
Clinicians may use the Guide to support diagnosis and treatment of their celiac disease patients. At all times and for all purposes, the Guide may only be used in the context of clinicians exercising independent medical or professional judgment within the scope of their professional license. No one, including clinicians, may use the Guide for any commercial purpose and may not claim, represent, or imply that any Guide content that has been modified in any manner is derived from, based on, related to or arises out of the Guide.
#### D) Review of Use
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#### E) Accounts and Security
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#### F) User Submitted Content
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### 4. Restrictions; Disclaimers; Limitation of Damages.
#### A) General
The Guide is a statement of consensus of the authors regarding their views of currently accepted approaches to celiac disease diagnosis and treatment.
#### B) Updates
The Guide is updated at CDF's discretion to reflect updates and changes by the authors. CDF will make reasonable efforts to post updated versions of the Guide on the Site, provided that CDF and NASPGHAN have no obligation to advise you of any updates nor does CDF and NASPGHAN have any obligation to update the Guide at any time for any reason.
#### C) No Representations or Warranties
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#### F) INDEMNIFICATION
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### 6. Notices.
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## 8. Modification of License Agreement.
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### 9. Remedies for Violation.
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### 10. General.
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