Terms of Use and Legal Disclaimer
With respect to this website (www.dysphonia.org including any bulletin boards contained herein), Dysphonia International (DI), formerly National Spasmodic Dysphonia Association (NSDA) (you agree to be bound by the legal information and terms of use set forth below (the terms of use)

  1. Makes no express or implied covenants, warranties or representations of any kind regarding any of the information contained on this website;
  2. Disclaims all liability of any kind for the content of any information transmitted to or received by any individual or entity in connection with such individual or entity’s use of this website; and
  3. Does not endorse or recommend in any way any such information contained in this website.
  4. Reserves the right to add or remove any materials from its websites without notice. The information and special features posted to the websites are subject to change at any time without notice.
  5. The user acknowledges that any collection of and compilation of data may involve the likelihood of human and machine errors, omissions, delays, interruptions, and losses. This includes the inadvertent loss of data or damage resulting from defects in media transmission, interruptions in telecommunications connections to the web site or viruses, whether caused in whole or in part by negligence, acts of God, telecommunications failure, theft or destruction of, or unauthorized access to the web site or related information.

Accordingly, the user agrees that all data is provided “as is.” DI makes no representation or warranty with respect to such data’s accuracy, completeness, or currency.

With respect to any legal issues relating to any of the information or issues contained on this website, you should obtain legal advice from your own licensed, trained, and competent legal adviser(s).

In consideration of your accessing this website, you agree that:

  • Under no circumstances shall DI, its volunteers, agents, employees, or directors be liable for any damages whatsoever in connection with, arising out of, or resulting from your use of this website or any information contained in this website or referred to in this website; and
  • You will defend, indemnify same and hold harmless DI, its volunteers, agents, employees and directors from any and all suits, claims, demands, causes of action, judgments, damage, losses, liabilities and expenses, including attorneys’ fees, consultant fees and expert witness fees arising out of or resulting from your use of this website or any information referred to or contained therein.
  • Any e-mail or other information sent to DI may be used by DI in furtherance of its corporate purposes, including but not limited to, compiling databases and developing promotional materials, testimonial materials, and responses to inquiries unless stated otherwise.

Dysphonia International Linkage Policy

The website addressed in this linkage policy statement include www.dysphonia.org. By default, all web pages contained within this website are included in this provision. DI believes there are reasonable and desirable needs for links on DI websites to websites outside the span of control of DI. DI shall limit links placed on its web pages to those websites that are deemed relevant to the mission of DI and meet the following criteria:

  • Websites that are owned and operated by like-minded, mission-compatible non-profit organizations, educational institutions, and government agencies. There are extraordinary circumstances when DI may link to a dot.com website as described above.
  • The appearance of external links on this site does not constitute endorsement or responsibility by DI of the information, products, services or hyperlinks to other external websites contained therein. Nothing in this policy shall guarantee that a business or non-profit organization shall be linked to DI’s website.
  • DI reserves the right to deny links to any dot.com website or sites that contain obscene or objectionable images and/or text. Also, DI reserves the right to remove URLs of sites that no longer fulfill the requirements or cannot be accessed reliably.
  • Any link contained in this website is provided for convenience only.

Please be advised that DI:

  • Possesses no control whatsoever over such links or any sites linked thereby;
  • Makes no express or implied warranties, representations or endorsements of any kind regarding any linked site; and
  • Assumes no liability of any kind for information or privacy practices contained in any linked site.

Copyright Information

Materials copyrighted by DI, or any other individual or entity are for personal use only and may not be reprinted or reproduced in any manner unless prior written consent is obtained from DI.

This website is protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. You may not modify, perform, display, reproduce or distribute (a) content on this Web Site (other than as set forth herein), (b) the design or layout of the Web Site or individual sections of the design or layout of the Web Site or (c) Dysphonia International or NSDA logos without DI’s written permission.

If you have any questions or comments about this Legal Disclaimer or the practices of this site, please contact Dysphonia International at voice@dysphonia.org.