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QHC recognizes the need to protect the information gathered from our visitors through our websites from unauthorized access or improper use. To ensure a safe Internet environment, the company adheres to a policy that protects the personal information of a user from third parties. Any data compiled from our websites is stored in secure servers. In cases where personally identifiable information such as e-mails, telephone numbers, addresses, and fax numbers is collected, the user always has the option of not receiving any ancillary material. Our sites are educational in nature and provide needed information to a wide range of healthcare professionals. They include extensions of our journals and the products of our other business units for the express purpose of disseminating valuable clinical and nonclinical information for use by the healthcare community. All sites store user feedback that is confidential. We use this information to improve the content of our sites, gather statistical information, and field questions about our products. We may use data compiled from our websites in collective or aggregated (statistical) form that does not identify any user specifically. This privacy policy is subject to change, and any changes will be posted on this page. If you have additional questions or comments about QHC's privacy policy, please contact us.
  1. General. Access to and use of is subject to the Terms of Use described herein. Any use of shall constitute acceptance of these Terms of Use. QHC reserves the right to modify the Terms of Use for at any time. Any such modification will be posted at The use of after any such posting shall constitute acceptance of the modified Terms of Use.
  2. Copyright. Unless otherwise indicated, the content available at is protected by copyright and may be used in accordance with copyright and other applicable laws.
  3. Trademark. The The Female Patient® and QHC logos and designs are trademarks of QHC. Any unauthorized use of these trademarks is prohibited.
  4. Web site Integrity. Interfering with the operation of or circumventing the security system is prohibited.
  5. Web site Availability. QHC will make reasonable efforts to keep available twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. However technical failures, routine maintenance, or other unforeseen circumstances may limit the availability of the Web site. QHC will not be responsible for the nonavailability of
  6. Disclaimer. Content published in The Female Patient® and at is the result of research and/or contribution by independent individuals or organizations. QHC is not responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any data or conclusions reported in such content.
  7. Login Security. Sharing login information is prohibited.
  8. Privacy. Subscription, registration, and other personal data relating to your use of are subject to the The Female Patient® Privacy Policy.
The information provided on is for educational purposes only and does not serve as a replacement for personal healthcare from a licensed professional practitioner. In addition, the lay reader should beware of misinterpreting this material, which is written and edited for physicians and may easily be misconstrued without the benefit of a physician's training and experience.
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