CHR - Terms and Conditions


All rights, including copyright and database right, in The Center For Human Reproduction's (CHR) website and its contents, are owned by or licensed to CHR, or therwise used by CHR as permitted by applicable law.

In accessing CHR's webpages, you agree that you will access the contents solely for your own private use but not for any commercial or public use. You can download and use the service on a single CPU at a time and you can print out a single hard copy of any part of the content on CHR's website for your personal use.

Except as permitted above, you undertake not to copy, store in any medium (including in any other website), distribute, transmit, re-transmit, broadcast, modify, or show in public any part of CHR's website without the prior written permission of CHR or in accordance with the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act.

Terms of Use

Please read this agreement carefully before accessing or using this Website (the "site"). By accessing or using this site, you agree to be bound by this agreement. The information and services on this site are provided by the Center for Human Reproduction ("CHR") and its suppliers, subject to your agreement to the terms and conditions below.

Use of Information and Services

This site provides information regarding CHR services, including access to educational information regarding fertility. The information accessed through this site is intended for educational purposes only. The information is provided with the understanding that neither CHR nor its suppliers are engaged in rendering medical/nursing advice or other professional services or advice via this site. This site does not provide medical advice for any individual problem and should not be used as a substitute for medical advice and services from a qualified health care provider. You should seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider for any questions regarding a medical condition and prior to starting any new treatment. Nothing contained in this site is intended to be used for medical diagnosis or treatment.

Contact Forms and Our Responses

By submitting a contact form on this site, you consent to receive email response(s) from the Center for Human Reproduction that contain health information. As email communications may not be secure even though the server from which we send our emails is secure, your submission constitutes a request to communicate with us via email, as well as an acknowledgement that the email address you provided is accurate and that you accept full responsibility for messages sent to or from this address.

Links to Other Web Sites

This site may include links to other Internet sites solely as a convenience to users. CHR does not operate, control or endorse any such sites or the information, material, products or services contained on or accessible through the sites. CHR is not responsible for the accuracy of any information on other sites. You should always consult a physician or other qualified health care provider before relying on any information you find on other Internet sites.

Accuracy of Data

You also understand that CHR cannot and does not guarantee or warrant that files available for downloading through this site will be free of infection, viruses, worms, or other code that manifests contaminating or destructive properties. Each user is responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and checkpoints to satisfy his or her particular requirements for accuracy of data input and output, and for maintaining a means for the reconstruction of any lost data. CHR does not assume any responsibility or risk for your use of this site.

Disclaimer of Warranty

CHR and its suppliers disclaim all express and implied warranties with regard to the information and materials contained on this site and provided through this site, including without limitation any implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement. All such information, and materials are provided "as is" and "as available" without warranty of any kind. Except as otherwise expressly specified, CHR does not warrant the accuracy, completeness or correctness, timeliness, or usefulness of any opinions, advice, services or other information provided through this site or on the internet generally.

Limitation of Liability

In no event shall CHR or its suppliers be liable for any special, indirect, punitive, incidental, exemplary or consequential damages, or other damages whether based on breach of contract, tort (including negligence), product liability or otherwise, even if advised of the possibility of such damages. You acknowledge and agree that the limitations set forth above are fundamental elements of this agreement and that the site would not be provided to you absent such limitations. A user's sole and exclusive remedy for dissatisfaction with this site is to stop using the site.


CHR assumes no responsibility for any consequence relating directly or indirectly to any action or inaction you take based on the information or other material on this site, or information provided by telephone. CHR and its suppliers cannot guarantee, and will not be responsible for any damage or loss related to the accuracy, completeness or timeliness of any of the information listed above. You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless CHR, its affiliates and suppliers from any liability, loss, claim and expense (including attorneys' reasonable fees) related to your use of this site or violation of this agreement.

Proprietary Rights

You should assume that all materials, information, data, text, or images, (collectively the "Materials") available on this site are either the property of or used with permission by CHR. As such, unless you are notified otherwise, these Materials are subject to the copyright laws and may not be used without the prior express permission of CHR. Without the prior written permission of CHR or its suppliers, you may not copy, distribute or transfer any material on this site, in whole or in part. All materials may be accessed, downloaded or printed for your personal non- commercial use only. Any unauthorized use of the Materials may violate such laws. CHR shall not be responsible for, and you hereby agree to indemnify CHR for, any liability associated with infringement of the copyright laws related to your use of Materials displayed on this site.

Similarly, you should assume that the trademarks, logos, and service marks displayed on this site, including, without limitation, "Center for Human Reproduction" (collectively the "Trademarks") are registered trademarks of CHR or used with permission by CHR. As such, unless you are notified otherwise, these Trademarks are subject to the trademark laws and may not be used without the prior express permission of CHR. Any unauthorized use of the Trademarks may violate such laws. CHR and/or any third party that owns the Trademarks shall be entitled to enforce their ownership rights in such Trademarks to the fullest extent of the law. Furthermore, CHR shall not be responsible for, and you hereby agree to indemnify CHR for, any liability associated with the infringement of the trademark laws related to your use of Trademarks displayed on this site.

Changes to Site

CHR and its suppliers may make improvements or changes in the information, services, products, and other materials on this site, or terminate this site, at any time without notice. CHR may modify this agreement at any time, and such modifications shall be effective immediately upon posting of the modified agreement. Accordingly, you agree to review the agreement periodically, and your continued access or use of this site shall be deemed your acceptance of the modified agreement.


This agreement and the resolution of any dispute related to this Agreement or the site shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Illinois, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law. CHR's failure to insist upon strict enforcement of any provision of this agreement shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right. Any legal action or proceeding between CHR and you related to this agreement shall be brought exclusively in a federal or state court of competent jurisdiction located in Illinois.