Thank you for being part of our community. To ensure the best possible experience for all members, we have established some basic guidelines for participation.
Synapse Online Communities Rules and Etiquette Guidelines
By joining and using any online community of the American Academy of Neurology or its affiliates (“Academy”), you must follow the AAN online community Rules and Etiquette Guidelines and reserve discussions for topics best suited to the medium. Online community are intended for distributing relevant, topic-related information that the members as a group might benefit from sharing. The Academy reserves the right to modify these online community Rules and Etiquette Guidelines at any time without notice and to suspend or terminate access to any Academy online community for users who violate these rules and guidelines.
Online Community Rules:
The Academy does not actively monitor the lists for inappropriate postings and does not undertake editorial control of postings. However, in the event that any inappropriate posting is brought to the Academy's attention, the Academy will take appropriate action. The Academy reserves the right to immediately terminate access to any user who does not abide by these rules and guidelines.
The Academy accepts no responsibility for the opinions and information posted on any Academy online communities, except if posted by an Academy employee within the scope of their employment. The Academy disclaims all warranties with regard to information posted on any Academy online community, whether posted by the Academy or any third party; this disclaimer includes all implied warranties of merchantability and fitness. In no event will the Academy be liable for any special, indirect, or consequential damages or any damages whatsoever resulting from loss of use, data, or profits, arising out of or in connection with the use or performance of any information posted on any Academy online community.
Online Community Etiquette Guidelines:
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