Terms and Conditions
AATS Website Terms and Conditions of Use
When we refer to “you” or “your,” we mean the person accessing the AATS Website(s). If the person accessing the website(s) acts on behalf of, or for the purposes of another person, including a business or other organization, “you” or “your” also means that other person, including a business organization.
The Services do not provide medical advice. The text, graphics, photos, videos and other information (the “Content”) is not intended as medical advice and should not be considered medical advice. Always seek the advice of a qualified board‑certified surgeon regarding any medical condition or procedure.
You must be at least 18 years old to be permitted to use the AATS website. AATS does not knowingly collect, use or disclose personally identifiable information about visitors under 18 years of age.
AATS makes no representation that materials, products or services on the AATS Websites or any related website are appropriate or available for use in locations outside the United States, and accessing them from territories where their contents are illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access the Services from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.
Unless otherwise specified, the Services is for your personal noncommercial use. You may not copy, reproduce, publish, distribute, sell, create derivative works from, transfer, retransmit, stream or sell the Content without the express written consent of AATS. AATS authorizes you to view and download a copy of Content that is of interest to you for personal, noncommercial use. You must acknowledge AATS as the source and owner of any content you download and subsequently share with another individual through any means. You may not download content for use on any other website or internet accessible service without the express written consent of AATS. You may not collect, download or attempt to collect or download e-mail addresses, contact information, photos or other information through the use of bots, spiders, crawlers or other automated technology or programs for any purpose. You may download a reasonable number of items for your personal noncommercial use but you may not attempt to download large numbers of items for the purpose of obtaining all of or a large portion of our e-mail addresses, contacts or photos. You may not use the search feature or any contact information on this site for the purposes of commercial solicitation of AATS member physicians or any other individual.
The Services and the Content, including but not limited to white papers, press releases and procedure descriptions, are protected by U.S. and/or foreign copyright laws, and belong to AATS or its partners, affiliates, contributors or third parties. The copyrights in the Content are owned by AATS or other copyright owners who have authorized their use on the site. You may download and reprint Content for noncommercial, nonpublic, personal use only. If you are browsing this site as an employee or member of any business or organization, you may download and reprint Content only for educational or other noncommercial purposes within your business or organization, except as otherwise permitted by AATS. You may not manipulate or alter in any way images or other Content on the site.
You agree not to copy, distribute, imitate, retransmit, or stream any technical, design or layout elements of the plasticsurgery.org website or any other website owned, licensed, operated or controlled by AATS.
Certain Content on the website may qualify for trademark and/or service‑mark protection under federal and/or common law. You acknowledge that AATS, its partners, affiliates, contributors or third parties own all right, title, and interest in and to any such trademarks and/or service marks. You are prohibited from using any of the marks or logos appearing throughout the AATS Websites without permission from the trademark, service mark or trade dress owner, except as permitted by applicable law.
If the Services require you to create an account to use for logging on to the Services you agree to complete the account creation process by providing us with current, accurate, complete information in your responses during the account creation process. You are responsible for choosing and protecting your user name and password and for all activities that occur using your user name and password and you agree not to share your user name and password. You agree to notify AATS immediately if you believe your user name or password have been compromised or used without your authorization. You may not use another person’s user name and password without the permission of its owner.
The Services may include presentations, photo galleries, videos, interviews, newsletters, and other additional services (“Enhanced Services”). You agree that you will not use any of the Enhanced Services to collect or attempt to collect information about other users of the service or AATS member, including but not limited to e-mail addresses, fax numbers and mailing addresses, unless you are retrieving the information to contact a board certified AATS member surgeon for the purposes of your personal medical consultation or services.
You agree that AATS has no obligation to monitor the Services but may do so at its sole discretion and may review content that has been posted to the Services under your account and that AATS, if it finds that content to be unacceptable for posting for any reason reserves the right to delete the content with any notice or obligation to you. You agree that AATS reserves the right to terminate your account or limit your access to any or all of the Services at any time without notice for any reason.
The Services may provide links to other sites or services not owned, operated or controlled by AATS. By using any such link you are stating that you understand that AATS is not responsible for the content or services of any such linked site or service, that the appearance of such a link does not imply any endorsement by AATS and that these links are provided to you only as a convenience. In addition, any advice, opinions or recommendations provided by the linked site providers are those of the providers and not of AATS. Your participation in any linked site, including payment for and the delivery of goods or services, is based solely on the agreement, if any, between you and the linked site provider.
Any access or attempted access of other areas of AATS’s computer systems and third-party systems is strictly prohibited. You agree not to interfere in any way with others’ use of or access to any AATS Website. AATS reserves the right to report any activity that it reasonably suspects violates any law or regulation and to disclose any information to law enforcement officials or regulators or other appropriate third parties.
You warrant to AATS that you will not attempt to gain unauthorized access to any Services offered by AATS or computer systems or networks connected to any AATS server through hacking, password mining or any other means. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available by AATS. When using the site you agree not to pretend to be someone else or spoof their identity.
AATS MAKES NO EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, REPRESENTATIONS OR ENDORSEMENTS WHATSOEVER WITH RESPECT TO THE SITE, THE SERVICE OR THE CONTENT. AATS EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS, IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NONINFRINGEMENT, WITH REGARD TO THE SITE, THE SERVICE, THE CONTENT, AND ANY PRODUCT OR SERVICE FURNISHED OR TO BE FURNISHED VIA THE SITE. AATS DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS PERFORMED BY THE SITE OR THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE OR ERROR-FREE, OR THAT DEFECTS IN THE SITE OR THE SERVICE WILL BE CORRECTED. AATS DOES NOT WARRANT THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THE CONTENT, OR THAT ANY ERRORS IN THE CONTENT WILL BE CORRECTED. THE SITE, THE SERVICE AND THE CONTENT ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS‑IS” AND “AS‑AVAILABLE” BASIS.
Modification of Terms
AATS reserves the right to modify this Website Terms and Conditions of Use at any time without giving you prior notice. Your use of the Services following any such modification constitutes your agreement to follow and be bound by the Website Terms and Conditions of Use as modified. The last date these Terms and Conditions of Use were revised is set forth below.
Last Update: April 29, 2022