University at Albany School of Public Health students use the game of twister to promote good nutrition for children at the Boys and Girls Club of Southern Rensselaer County in New York.  Photographer: Mark Schmidt. Terms, Conditions, and Policies


The use of website (the "Website") is subject to the following terms and conditions and applicable federal and state laws. When a user accesses the Website, that user agrees to these terms and conditions. may, from time to time, revise or amend these terms and conditions without prior notice.

These Terms and Conditions of Use constitute the entire representation made by relating to the Website. reserves the right to update this policy as needed. Any updates will be posted to the website. If you have questions regarding these Terms and Conditions of Use, please send an email to


In order to assist in administering and improving the Website, the Website and its web servers collect domain names and/or IP addresses of users to assess what pages and features are accessed by its visitors. However, in doing so, does not link IP addresses to personally identifiable information.

Specific sections of the Website require users to accept cookies. uses cookies only to enhance its visitors’ convenience in using the Website and to improve search functionality, such as holding information that a user would otherwise be required to re-key. Users may configure their web browser so that it does not accept cookies. However, in doing so, the user may lose certain functions available on the Website.

Other websites linked to the Website may have different privacy policies and practices. As such, users should become familiar with each individual website’s policies and practices. User Account Privacy Statement

All users must agree to the following privacy policy before creating a user account or accessing and downloading products: collects certain personally-identifiable data from users of this system. When you create a user account, will collect from you the following information:

  • Your full name
  • The State or Province in which you live
  • The Country in which you live
  • Your email address
  • Your organizational affiliation
  • The date(s) you created the user account

In addition, for every resource you download or access in, the following information will be collected:

  • The date(s) you accessed product(s)
  • Which Products you downloaded

This data will be stored in a password protected secure server and is not accessible to the general public. This data will not be made available to any third parties.

Your data will be used by program administrators to:

  • Generate reports regarding resources accessed by users
  • Evaluate general use of
  • Periodically survey users to request feedback on and its products

Copyright and Ownership of Products Published Through

Products published on will remain the property of the authors. We encourage authors to visit to learn how to mark their work with the protections and freedoms they wish it to carry. All submissions must be free and clear of copyright infringements before moving forward in the peer review process. It is the responsibility of the individual submitting the material to ensure there is no copyright infringement on any material provided. will accept no liability regarding the content of the material. If the authors include materials not created by themselves (charts, graphs, images, photos, text, etc) they must secure permission from the original author/copyright holder to publish in perpetuity the embedded material within their product on Authors will need to provide a copy of the copyright holder’s consent upon request. If receives notice from a third party that material on the site violates copyright, reserves the right to remove such content at any time.

Copyrights, Trademarks, and Other Intellectual Property honors the intellectual property rights of the individuals and entities who contribute to the Website. As such, the Website and the images and text contained on the Website are protected by applicable federal and international copyright laws. The intellectual property rights contained on the Website are owned by or used by with the permission of the owner (this statement does not refer to the content of products and product applications for which authors retain copyright). When a visitor accesses the Website, that user agrees not to use any portion of the Website, including any images or text contained on the Website, except with written permission of or as allowed by intellectual property law. All authors who have submitted products for peer-review and publication in have agreed to allow registered account holders to use their products for free, accept in cases where the product needs to be accessed directly from the author and production, printing or postage costs incur.

The trademarks, trade names, logos and service marks displayed on the Website, including "" and "CES4Health" and applicable logos are trademarks of CES4Health. They are protected by federal, state and international trademark laws. When a visitor accesses the Website, that user agrees not to use any trademark, trade name, logo, or service mark contained on the Website without the written permission from the owner of the trademark, trade name, logo, or service mark.

American Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Requirements

In the case of clinical material, the author(s) must also avoid HIPAA violation by not including patient identifiers (picture of face, name, date of birth, social security number, medical record number, address) or by providing written permission from the patient allowing their private health information be published with the submitted product. reserves the right to decline publication of any material we believe violates HIPAA.

Disclaimer of Warranties

The Website is made available to its users in AS IS condition without any warranty of any kind. As such, does not make any representations or warranties regarding the accuracy or completeness of the content of the Website, including the fact that the Website or the server that makes the Website available is error-free. In addition,, to the greatest extent permitted by law, disclaims any and all warranties, express or implied. Furthermore, does not warrant or represent that the Website or the server that makes the Website available will be uninterrupted or free of defects, such as computer viruses, worms, bugs, time bombs, or any other like problems. is not responsible for damages of any kind including, but not limited to, compensatory, special, incidental, exemplary, lost profits, loss of revenue, and/or consequential damages arising out of the user’s access to or inability to access the Website, or the use of or reliance upon the Website or the content hereof. has no duty to update the Website, or the contents contained on the Website. As such, is not responsible for any failure to update such information. In addition, is not responsible for the user’s utilization of other websites that the user may access by way of links within the Website.

Links to Other Websites

The Website may contain links to other parties’ websites. These links have been established as a convenience to the users of the Website. is not responsible for any content of any website linked to or from the Website, and does not guarantee the information contained on those websites is accurate. In addition, the existence of a link does not connote endorsement, sponsorship, or any affiliation with nor does it guarantee that the information they contain is accurate.

Reservation of Rights, in its sole discretion, retains the right to pursue all of its legal remedies, as necessary. If any provision of these Terms and Conditions of Use is found to be invalid, such provision shall be deemed deleted without impairing or prejudicing the validity, legality and enforceability of the remaining provisions.

These Terms and Conditions of Use constitute the entire representation made by relating to the Website.