The information provided here is designed to support—not replace—your relationship with your physician.
Medical Emergency? Dial 911
If you are having a medical emergency, immediately call 911 to get prompt medical attention. Do not rely on this website or any electronic communications for assistance with urgent medical needs. This website is not designed to provide help in medical emergencies. WCSA cannot guarantee response times if you choose to use this website in the event of a medical emergency.
Access to the Site
WCSA reserves the right to prohibit, restrict, or discontinue your access to certain pages within the website if you violate any terms of this agreement.
Warranty and Guarantee Disclaimer
Information provided on this site is presented “as is” by WCSA and for educational purposes only. WCSA makes no express or implied warranties. Although our health information content is reviewed and approved by healthcare professionals, WCSA does not guarantee the accuracy, adequacy, or completeness of any information. We are not responsible for any errors or omissions, nor for the results of the use of such information.
WCSA does not operate or control the Internet and therefore does not guarantee that this website will be error-free or always available. Additionally, WCSA does not guarantee against viruses, worms, or unauthorized users or hackers attempting to obtain access to this website or information transmitted to or from this site.
WCSA also reserves the right to temporarily or permanently discontinue this site, any page, or any functionality on this website at any time and without notice.
Limitation of Liability
WCSA will not be liable for any direct, indirect, special, consequential, or monetary damages or penalties in connection with your use of materials posted on this site or your connectivity to or from this site or any other site.
You agree that any claim or dispute relating to the WCSA website or your use of or reliance on it will be construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California, without regard to its conflict-of-laws provisions. The parties agree to be bound and shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the local, state, or federal courts located in Contra Costa County, California.
User Name and Password
If you access any service requiring a user name and password, you are solely responsible for keeping those pieces of information strictly confidential.
Except as otherwise indicated, WCSA does not knowingly or intentionally collect personal information from children under age 18. The content of our website is intended for use only by adults over the age of 18. If you are under 18, please consult a parent or guardian for help using this website.
Links to Other Sites
You will need to make your own independent judgment about interacting with other sites. We encourage you to be aware when you are leaving our site and to read the privacy statements of any site you visit before providing any personally identifiable information.
Limitations of Use
You may not use any “deep-link,” “page-scrape,” “robot,” “spider,” or other automatic device or method—nor any similar or equivalent manual process—to access, acquire, copy, or monitor any portion of the WCSA website or its content. You are prohibited from reproducing or circumventing the navigational structure or presentation of the website or its content in order to obtain any materials, documents, or information through any means not purposely made available through the website.
You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to any portion or feature of the website, or any other systems or networks connected to the site or to any WCSAserver, or to any of the services offered on or through the website, by hacking, password “mining,” or any other illegitimate means.
You may not probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of the website or any network connected to the website, nor breach the security or authentication measures on the website or any network connected to the website.
You may not reverse-look-up, trace, or seek to trace to its source any information on any other user of or visitor to the website, or any other patient of WCSA, including any WCSA account not owned by you. You may not exploit the website or any related service or information made available or offered by or through the website in order to reveal any information, including but not limited to personal identification or information, other than your own information, as provided for by the website.
You agree that you will not take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on the infrastructure of the website or WCSA’s systems or networks, or any systems or networks connected to the site or to WCSA.
You agree not to use any device, software, or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the site or any transaction being conducted on the website, or with any other person’s use of the website.
You may not forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any message or transmittal you send to WCSA on or through the website, or any service offered on or through the website. You may not pretend that you are, or that you represent, someone else, or impersonate any other individual or entity.
Trademarks and Copyrights
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