ASK2ME
All Syndromes Known to Man Evaluator

Computations are provided by the Risk Web Service developed jointly by the Hughes Lab at Massachusetts General Hospital and the Bayes Mendel Lab at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute.

This website is a work in progress. Please be sure to check this website often as risk estimates are frequently updated.

Terms & Conditions

Updated July 15, 2016

Welcome to the ASK2ME website, an online information and communications service provided by collaborations between Massachusetts General Hospital and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. This policy is intended to cover the uses for all of the Site, although additional conditions, restrictions and privacy policies may apply.

Terms

Use of the Site is subject to the following terms of use. ASK2ME may modify these terms and conditions at any time, and such modifications shall be effective immediately upon posting the modified terms and conditions on ASK2ME Site. You agree to review the agreement periodically to be aware of such modifications, and your accessing or using the service constitutes your acceptance of the agreement as it appears at the time of your access or use. From time to time, ASK2ME may offer website visitors the opportunity to participate in additional features or services through ASK2ME site. You may be required to enter into additional agreements or authorizations before you can access such features or services.

Intended for Users 18 and Older

The Site is intended for use by individuals 18 years of age or older. This website is not directed for use by children under the age of 18. Users under the age of 18 should get the assistance of a parent, guardian or providers to use this site. You agree that you will not:

  • Upload or transmit any communications or content of any type that may infringe or violate any rights of any party
  • Use this website for any purpose in violation of local, state, national or international laws
  • Use this site as a means to distribute advertising or other unsolicited material to any third party
  • Use this website to post or transmit material that is unlawful, obscene, defamatory, threatening, harassing, abusive, slanderous, hateful or embarrassing to any other person or entity
  • Attempt to disable, “hack” or otherwise interfere with the proper functioning of this website
  • If you use any part of the Site requiring secure access, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password and for restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password.
Termination of use

ASK2ME may, in its sole discretion, terminate your account or your use of the Site at any time. ASK2ME reserves the right to change, suspend or discontinue all or any aspects of the Site at any time without prior notice.

Indemnification

You agree that you will indemnify ASK2ME against any damages, losses, liabilities, judgments, costs or expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs) arising out of a claim by a third party relating to materials you have posted or other actions taken by you on the Site or thru the use of this site.

Intellectual Property

The marks “ASK2ME” are trademarks and/or service marks of ASK2ME. The content and design of ASK2ME is protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. You may not copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, display, transmit or frame any of these materials without prior written consent from the copyright owners, except that you may view, download, display and print a single copy of these materials on a single computer for personal, noncommercial use only, so long as: you do not alter or modify the materials in any way; you include all applicable notices and disclaimers (including copyright notices); and you do not use the materials in a way that suggests an association with ASK2ME or an affiliated ASK2ME entity. You understand and agree that title to these materials shall not pass to you or any other user.

Disclaimers

YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT ASK2ME SITE AND ANY SERVICES, CONTENT OR INFORMATION CONTAINED ON OR PROVIDED BY ASK2ME SITE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS. ASK2ME DOES NOT MAKE ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, REPRESENTATIONS OR ENDORSEMENTS WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION WARRANTIES OF TITLE OR NONINFRINGEMENT, OR THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE) WITH REGARD TO THE SERVICE OR ANY MERCHANDISE, INFORMATION OR SERVICE PROVIDED THROUGH THE SERVICE. IN ADDITION, ASK2ME DOES NOT GUARANTEE THAT USE OF ASK2ME SITE WILL BE FREE FROM TECHNOLOGICAL DIFFICULTIES INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, UNAVAILABILITY OF INFORMATION, DOWNTIME, SERVICE DISRUPTIONS, VIRUSES OR WORMS, AND YOU UNDERSTAND THAT YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR IMPLEMENTING SUFFICIENT PROCEDURES AND CHECKPOINTS TO SATISFY YOUR PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS FOR ACCURACY OF DATA INPUT AND OUTPUT.

Limitations of liability

THE USE OF THE SITE IS ENTIRELY AT YOUR OWN RISK, AND IN NO EVENT SHALL ASK2ME BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE, OR ANY OTHER MONETARY OR OTHER DAMAGES, FEES, FINES, PENALTIES, OR LIABILITIES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING IN ANY WAY TO THIS SERVICE, OR SITES ACCESSED THROUGH THIS SERVICE, AND/OR CONTENT OR INFORMATION PROVIDED HEREIN. YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY FOR DISSATISFACTION WITH THE SERVICE IS TO STOP USING THE SERVICE. USER HEREBY ACKNOWLEDGES THAT THIS PARAGRAPH SHALL APPLY TO ALL CONTENT, MERCHANDISE AND SERVICES AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

Links to third party websites

The Site contains links to other sites operated by third parties, including but not limited to third party sites that may display the ASK2ME trademarks ("Third Party Site," "Third Party Sites"). These links are available for your convenience and are intended only to enable access to these Third Party Sites and for no other purpose. ASK2ME does not warrant or make any representation about the substance, quality, functionality, accuracy, fitness for a particular purpose, merchantability or any other representation about any Third Party Site or its content. A link to a Third Party Site on the ASK2ME Site does not constitute sponsorship, endorsement, approval or responsibility for any Third Party Site. ASK2ME makes no representation or warranty as to any products or services offered on any Third Party Site. The conditions of use and privacy policy of any Third Party Site may differ substantially from the conditions of use and legal notices that apply to your use of the Site. Please review the conditions of use for all Third Party Sites for more information about the terms and conditions that apply to your use of Third Party Sites.

Jurisdiction

You agree that any dispute or claim (including personal injury claims) related to your use of the ASK2ME Site is subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the appropriate court in the state of Massachusetts. This agreement also applies to anyone claiming on your behalf.

Contact information

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