Privacy & Terms

OAC Privacy, Terms and Usage Policies

Obesity Care Providers, Powered by the Obesity Action Coalition (OAC), is the OAC’s national referral service linking the public with healthcare providers throughout the United States.

The OAC is committed to protecting the privacy of its visitors. Information gathered through ObesityCareProviders.com is used to monitor our site’s effectiveness and to respond to your questions and requests.

What information do we collect and how do we use it?

Through this website we collect information about the domain name (.com, .gov, .edu, etc.) of a visitor’s server, but use it only for measurement purposes. These measurements provide website statistics, such as the number of visitors, “hits”, and top pages transmitted. Knowing how the site is utilized, helps the OAC develop plans for improvement of the site. The data we collect are totals of those visiting from a domain and not information on individual visitors.

The OAC does not sell, trade or rent personal information about its website visitors. We do not automatically collect e-mail addresses or other personal information unless you provide it on a form, survey or e-mail message.

By using ObesityCareProviders.com, you consent to the collection and use of the information described above.

Usage Policy

The information contained on ObesityCareProviders.com is provided with the understanding that it is not medical advice or recommendations. The material provided is designed for educational and informational purposes only and as a benefit and service in furtherance of the OAC’s mission of elevating and empowering those affected by obesity. Information should not replace the guidance of qualified healthcare professionals.

The OAC and its respective agents and representatives, both individually and collectively, make no representations with respect to the contents hereof and specifically disclaim any other warranties, including but not limited to implied or express warranties of merchantability or fitness for any particular usage, application or process.

Disclaimer of Liabilities

The OAC’s Obesity Care Providers database is available to the general public to provide access to basic information about listed healthcare providers. The use of Obesity Care Providers for commercial or any other purposes, such as making compilations or mailing lists, is prohibited, as is the download and/or establishment of independent data files and the republication, resale, or duplication of the data in whole or in part. Security measures are in place to identify any attempt to mine data and will be addressed in a steadfast manner.

The OAC attempts to maintain the accuracy of the information provided in Obesity Care Providers, but the OAC does not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information. The OAC also does not guarantee the accuracy of any information found on the third party websites referenced in the Obesity Care Provider listings. The OAC is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such external websites, and does not endorse the content, products or services on other websites. The links herein provide content that might be of interest to our visitors. We are not responsible for the material at other sites to which we have established links and establishing a link does not constitute an endorsement of that material. The information displayed by the sites we link to is no substitute for expert medical care. We recommend that you discuss your condition and any information you may obtain about it with your healthcare provider. Further, the OAC does not endorse or specifically recommend any of the providers listed in the Obesity Care Providers database. The user agrees that the OAC is not liable to users or anyone else for any decision made or action taken in reliance upon such information obtained through ObesityCareProviders.com.

©2018 OAC. All rights reserved. The information contained in ObesityCareProviders.com is not a substitute for medical advice or treatment from a healthcare professional. The OAC recommends consultation with your healthcare provider. The OAC’s Obesity Care Provider locator was funded through a grant from Novo Nordisk.

Questions?

Should you have other questions or concerns about these privacy and usage policies or need to update your contact information, please contact the OAC at (800) 717-3117 or ocp@obesityaction.org.