Terms of Use

By using the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society ("UHMS”) website, you agree to be legally bound by these Terms of Use. If you do not agree with any of these Terms of Use, please do not use the website. Sections of a website may be subject to additional terms, which you should carefully review before using those sections. Such terms will not replace or change these Terms of Use regarding use of the website except when expressly stated otherwise.

Your use of the UHMS website is at your own risk. Neither UHMS nor any other party involved in creating, producing or delivering the website is liable for any direct, incidental, consequential, indirect, and punitive or other damages arising out of your access to, or use of, or browsing in the website. This includes damages to, or arising out of viruses that may infect your computer equipment or other property. Without limiting the foregoing, everything on the website is provided to you "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED 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 to you. Check your local laws for any restrictions or limitations regarding the exclusion of implied warranties.

The website may contain from time to time information related to various health, medical and fitness conditions and their treatment, in particular, UHMS position statements and information regarding diving and hyperbaric medicine physiology and treatment. Such information is not meant to be a substitute for the advice provided by a professional health care provided trained in hyperbaric medicine or other professional health care provider. You should not use the information contained herein for diagnosing decompression illness or any other dive-related or other health or fitness problem or disease. If you have or think you have a medical problem that may be treatable using the hyperbaric medicine methods described in this website, you should always consult a professional health care provider that specializes or is trained in the treatment of your medical problem or condition.

UHMS makes no representations or warranties as to the availability; accuracy or completeness of any information contained herein and expressly disclaims any obligation to update said information, except to the extent required by law. UHMS further assumes no liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions in the content of the website.

You are free to navigate and browse throughout this website and download or print any materials you wish from the website except those materials for which UHMS requires you to pay a fee. Any and all downloaded materials may be used by you for personal, non-commercial use. You 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 UHMS. All copyright and other proprietary notices contained in downloaded materials must be retained.

You should assume that all contents of the Web site are copyrighted unless otherwise noted and may not be used except as provided herein and without the express written permission of UHSM. Images of people or places displayed on the website are either the property of, or used with permission by, UHMS. The use of these images by you is prohibited unless you receive permission from the copyright holder. Unauthorized use of the images may violate copyright, trademark, privacy and/or publicity laws as well as communications regulations and statutes.

These Terms of Use shall be governed by, construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the State of North Carolina, as it is applied to agreements entered into and to be performed entirely within such State, without regard to its conflict or choice of laws rules.

Chamber Directory Disclaimer:
The directory of hyperbaric chambers is listed as a courtesy to our members and others who visit our website. The listing of a chamber does not constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by UHMS. The treatment protocols for chambers vary from chamber to chamber and do not necessarily comport with our recommendations or opinions regarding best practices.

Disclaimer for Directory of Board Certified Hyperbaric Practitioners:
The directory of board certified hyperbaric practitioners is listed as a courtesy to our members and others who visit our website. The listing of a hyperbaric practitioner does not constitute or imply his/her endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by UHMS.

Links Page Disclaimer:
The UHMS website contains links to other websites that are owned and controlled by third parties not affiliated with UHMS. UHMS has not reviewed all of the websites that may be linked to the UHMS website and is not responsible for the content of websites linked to the UHMS website. Your linking to any other websites is at your own risk. Any opinions, advice, statements, services, offers, or other information or content expressed or made available by such third parties, including information providers, users, or others, are those of the respective author(s) or distributor(s) and do not necessarily state or reflect those of UHMS and shall not be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes. Reference herein to any specific commercial products, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise, does not constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by UHMS.