Terms and Conditions

Center for Autism Research (Referred to later as “CFAR”) website terms and conditions adhere to the terms of King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center’s General Organization (Referred to as “KFSH&RC”) website.

By visiting, accessing, browsing and/or using webpages or other digital content in this site, you accept, without limitation or qualification, the following terms of use. This site is intended for use only by adults over the age of 18.

All health information posted on the site is based on the latest research and national treatment standards, and has been written or reviewed and approved by KFSH&RC physicians and health professionals unless otherwise specified. The information provided in the website is designed to support, and not meant to diagnose or treat and should not take the place of personal consultation, as appropriate, with a qualified healthcare professional.

CONSENT

You agree that your use of KFSH&RC website and any uses of any services or materials are subject to your agreement with all of these Terms of Use, Copyright and Reprint Policy, and the Privacy Policy. You agree that you will not violate any local, or international laws in using this website or accessing any Material on this website. We cannot guarantee and shall not be held liable for any interruptions, errors or inaccuracies that may arise in the use or contents of this Portal or any other site linked to it with or without our knowledge.

SITE ACCESS

KFSH&RC reserves the right to prohibit, restrict or discontinue your access to certain pages within the website if you violate any terms of this agreement. KFSH&RC or CFAR may modify these Terms of Use at any time without notice. The modified terms of use will be effective upon posting on our website. To remain in compliance, KFSH&RC suggests that you review the Terms of Use, as well as the other website policies listed above, at regular intervals.

SECURITY

All forms that request personal information (name, address, email address, etc.) are secure and provide encrypted transmission over the Internet. Please refer to KFSH&RC Website Privacy Policy for more information concerning encryption technology utilized by KFSH&RC.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY

MATERIALS, SERVICES AND OTHER INFORMATION ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” BY CFAR FOR EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY.

CFAR MAKES NO EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES. ALTHOUGH OUR HEALTH INFORMATION CONTENT IS REVIEWED AND APPROVED BY HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS, CFAR DOES NOT GUARANTEE THE ACCURACY, ADEQUACY, OR COMPLETENESS OF ANY INFORMATION AND IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS OR FOR THE RESULTS OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF SUCH INFORMATION.

YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT KFSH&RC and CFAR DO NOT OPERATE OR CONTROL THE INTERNET AND THEREFORE KFSH&RC and CFAR DO NOT GUARANTEE THAT THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE WILL BE ERROR FREE OR FREE OF TECHNOLOGY DOWNTIMES OR UNAVAILABILITY.

YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT KFSH&RC and CFAR CANNOT AND DO NOT GUARANTEE AGAINST VIRUSES, WORMS, OR OTHER UNAUTHORIZED USERS OR HACKERS ATTEMPTING TO OBTAIN ACCESS TO THIS WEBSITE OR INFORMATION TRANSMITTED TO OR FROM THIS SITE.

KFSH&RC and CFAR also reserve the right to temporarily or permanently discontinue this site, any page, or any functionality on this website at any time and without notice.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

IN NO EVENT SHALL KFSH&RC or CFAR BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR MONETARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING FEES, AND PENALTIES IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF MATERIALS POSTED ON THIS SITE OR CONNECTIVITY TO OR FROM THIS SITE TO ANY OTHER SITE.

The services offered on the KFSH&RC Portal to process on-line applications and obtain information in respect to various government agencies and authorities, are for your convenience only. You hereby acknowledge your full awareness that Internet communications may be subject to interference or interception by third parties that this Portal does not replace information available through official channels, and that applications and administrative steps can still be performed directly before the competent authority.

Therefore, use of this Portal remains at your own responsibility and, in no event shall we be liable for any loss or damage whatsoever that you may incur on account of using, visiting, relying on any statement, opinion, representation on the Portal nor resulting from any delay in operation, transmission, communication failures, internet access difficulties or malfunctions in equipment or software or the conduct or views of any person who access this Portal. You hereby acknowledge and agree that your sole and exclusive remedy for any damage or loss incurred as a result of your accessing or using this Portal is to refrain from or discontinue using or accessing it.

GOVERNING LAW

You hereby consent and submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, with respect to all claims and controversies arising from your use of this Portal. Arabic is the official language of the Portal and will be used to resolve any disputes arising from your use of the portal or any information contained in it.

INBOUND LINKS and EXTERNAL LINKS

You may not, under any circumstances, establish a link to KFSH&RC website without the express written consent of King Faisal Specialist Hospital &Research Center, including but not limited to deep linking.

Please note that pages of this site may be linked to other sites which may have different terms of use. KFSH&RC does not own, control, manage, supervise, direct or otherwise have any involvement in the business or affairs of any third party site. KFSH&RC is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of the third party site. Once you link to another site, you are subject to the privacy policy of that site. KFSH&RC encourage you to be aware when you are leaving KFSH&RC site to read the privacy statements of each and every website that you visit before providing any personally identifiable information.

TRADEMARKS AND COPYRIGHTS

All trademarks, service marks, and logos or copyrights displayed and used in this site are the property of their respective owners. Nothing in this site should be construed as granting any right or license to use any Trademark without the written permission of its owner.

PRIVACY

KFSH&RC and CFAR Portals takes the confidentiality of its users and visitors as a top priority, and the portal management makes every effort in order to provide high-quality services for those benefitting from it. Thus, the privacy and confidentiality, herein illustrated, are considered part of the usage terms and provisions of KFSH&RC Portal and its provisions. KFSH&RC and CFAR do not gather personal information about you when you visit its portal unless you specifically and knowingly opted to provide such information for us. And if you opted to provide such information, we would only use it to respond to your request for information or services in line with what is mentioned with regard to these policies. And by using the KFSH&RC Portal, that means you have complied with such a privacy and confidentiality policy.

Visitors and beneficiaries of the Portal should keep taking a look at the terms and principles of privacy and confidentiality every now and then, in order to be updated and informed of any modifications to them, bearing in mind that the Portal Administration is not to be liable to announce any updates applied to these terms and principles. And using the portal means that you have viewed and complied with these terms and principles and the continuous recurrent modifications applied to them.

KFSH&RC is under no circumstances accountable for any direct, non-direct, accidental, consequential, or exceptional harm taking place from using or the inability to use the portal.

BY USING THIS WEBSITE, YOU ACCEPT THESE TERMS.

Center for Autism Research (Referred to later as “CFAR”) website terms and conditions adhere to the mission of King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center’s General Organization (Referred to as “KFSH&RC”) to provide the highest level of patient care. We understand, acknowledge and respect any individual’s right to privacy and the concerns one may have in regard to privacy and security. We recognize the importance of protecting the privacy of information provided by our patients, as well as, general users of our website.

PERSONAL INFORMATION

A visitor can access and browse our entire site at any time without providing any personal information. We do not collect information that would personally identify you unless you choose to provide it.

In addition, KFSH&RC does not share any personally identifiable information of any individual with any third party unrelated to KFSH&RC, except in situations where we must provide information for legal purposes or investigations, or if so directed by the patient through a proper authorization.

FORMS

Our website contains forms through which users may request information or supply feedback to us. In some cases, telephone numbers, email addresses or return addresses are required so that we can supply requested information to you, and in other cases, correct names and addresses are required to process credit card payments.

After you fill out a form, we may contact you with follow-up information. We do not provide any information supplied on our web forms to any outside organization for any reason (other than where we may be required to by the law, or as necessary to process credit card information). We do not save this personal information for any other reason.

EMAIL

"Phishing" is a scam emails designed to steal your personal information. If you receive an email that looks like it is from KFSH&RC asking you for your personal information like phone number, credit card information … etc., do not respond. We will never request your password, user name, credit card information or other personal information through email.

NON-PERSONAL INFORMATION

KFSH&RC collects non-personal information such as website usage, traffic patterns, site performance, the geographic location of the connectivity point and related statistics based on our tracking of your visits to the website which is not personally identifiable.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY

MATERIALS, SERVICES AND OTHER INFORMATION ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” BY KING FAISAL SPECIALIST HOSPITAL AND RESEARCH CENTER FOR EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY. KING FAISAL SPECIALIST HOSPITAL AND RESEARCH CENTER MAKES NO EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR USE, TITLE OR NON INFRINGEMENT.

PLEASE NOTE THAT, BY ITS VERY NATURE, A WEBSITE CANNOT BE ABSOLUTELY PROTECTED AGAINST INTENTIONAL OR MALICIOUS INTRUSION ATTEMPTS. FURTHERMORE, KING FAISAL SPECIALIST HOSPITAL AND RESEARCH CENTER DOES NOT CONTROL THE DEVICES OR COMPUTERS OR THE INTERNET OVER WHICH YOU MAY CHOOSE TO SEND CONFIDENTIAL PERSONAL INFORMATION AND CANNOT, THEREFORE, PREVENT SUCH INTERCEPTIONS OF COMPROMISES TO YOUR INFORMATION WHILE IN TRANSIT TO KING FAISAL SPECIALIST HOSPITAL AND RESEARCH CENTER.

THEREFORE, KING FAISAL SPECIALIST HOSPITAL AND RESEARCH CENTER HEREBY MAKES NO GUARANTEE AS TO SECURITY, INTEGRITY OR CONFIDENTIALITY OF ANY INFORMATION TRANSMITTED TO OR FROM THIS WEBSITE, OR STORED WITHIN THIS WEBSITE. BEYOND OUR REASONABLE CARE TO SAFEGUARD YOUR INFORMATION WHILE IN TRANSIT, KING FAISAL SPECIALIST HOSPITAL AND RESEARCH CENTER CANNOT AND DOES NOT GUARANTEE THE ABSOLUTE SECURITY OF ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS OR TRANSMISSIONS SINCE ANY TRANSMISSION MADE OVER THE INTERNET BY ANY ORGANIZATION OR ANY INDIVIDUAL RUNS THE RISK OF INTERCEPTION.

IN ADDITION, WE HEREBY MAKE NO GUARANTEE AS TO SECURITY, INTEGRITY OR CONFIDENTIALITY OF ANY INFORMATION TRANSMITTED TO OR FROM THIS WEBSITE, OR STORED WITHIN THIS WEBSITE.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

YOU ASSUME THE SOLE RISK OF TRANSMITTING YOUR INFORMATION AS IT RELATES TO THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE, AND FOR ANY DATA CORRUPTIONS, INTENTIONAL INTERCEPTIONS, INTRUSIONS OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO INFORMATION, OR OF ANY DELAYS, INTERRUPTIONS TO OR FAILURES PREVENTING THE USE THIS WEBSITE.

IN NO EVENT SHALL KING FAISAL SPECIALIST HOSPITAL AND RESEARCH CENTER or CENTE FOR AUTISM RESEARCH BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR MONETARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING FEES, AND PENALTIES IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF MATERIALS POSTED ON THIS SITE OR CONNECTIVITY TO OR FROM THIS SITE TO ANY OTHER SITE.

KING FAISAL SPECIALIST HOSPITAL AND RESEARCH CENTER OR CENTER FOR AUTISM RESEARCH MAY CHANGE THIS PRIVACY POLICY WITHOUT NOTICE TO YOU.

Other services provided by CFAR on this Website may require you to agree to additional terms.

PRIVACY PROTECTION:

To be able to help you protect your personal information, we recommend the following procedures:

  1. Refraining from giving confidential information via the telephone or the internet unless you know the identity of the one speaking to you.
  2. Using safe browsing web when making dealings via the internet, along with closing the non-used applications on the internet and making sure that the virus protection program is always updated.

In case of having any inquiries or opinions on the privacy principles, you can communicate with us via the portal through the Contact Us Form at the Contact Us page. To maintain your personal information, the electronic storage and sent personal information are secured through using the appropriate security technologies. This Portal contains links for websites or portals that may use ways to protect the information and its privacy differ from the ways we use; we are not responsible for the content, ways, privacies of these other websites. We advise you to refer to privacy notices of these websites.

BY USING THIS WEBSITE, YOU ACCEPT THESE TERMS.

All material appearing on Center for Autism Research (“CFAR”) CFAR.KFSHRC.edu.sa, owned and run by CFAR is copyrighted and cannot be reused without permission. This policy explains the options for using copyrighted material from our website.

Education Materials

“Material” includes without limitation, all text, data, illustrations, graphical elements, animation, photos and tools, appearing on this site.

Although all pages that provide health information have been written or reviewed and approved by CFAR health professionals unless otherwise specified, the material contained on these pages are not intended to replace the medical advice of your doctor or health care provider. Please consult your health care provider for advice about a specific medical condition. Please remember that these materials, in the absence of a visit with a health care professional, must be considered as an educational service only and are not designed to replace a physician's independent judgment about the appropriateness or risks of a procedure for a given patient.

Ownership

All Materials are the sole and exclusive property of CFAR unless otherwise noted, and you acquire no right, license, title or interest therein or thereto through the use of this website.

In no event shall you modify, delete or change in any way any CFAR copyright or trademarks or other King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center ownership designations or any Materials.

Right to Use and Restrictions on Use

You may only print one single copy of any of the materials on this site provided that such materials may only be reprinted for personal, non-commercial use. Otherwise, reproduction of materials in any form is prohibited except with the prior written permission of CFAR & KFSH&RC.

No edits or alterations to the material are permitted. CFAR & KFSH&RC copyright notice must not be removed from any material.

Reprint rights do not allow you to repackage, sell, resell, post on blogs or any other website, display, republish, reproduce, link or frame or store any material without expressed written permission.

For multiple copies of any material or other licensing arrangements or permissions to use any materials, please contact us using Cfar@kfshrc.edu.sa to learn more.

All the content materials available at these pages are protected by virtue of publishing rights, trademarks, and other forms of property rights. Only the personal user and non-profit usage are allowed to benefit from the content of these pages and any information published at them, also, it is necessary to refer that KFSH&RC-Center for Autism Research is the source of that content and this information.

Further, it is not allowed in many ways to sell, license, rent, modify, copy, imitate, re-print, download, advertise, transfer, distribute, publicly display, edit, or create works derived from any of this portal's materials or content for audience or commercial purposes without obtaining a previous written acceptance from KFSH&RC-Center for Autism Research in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Also, it is strictly banned to modify any of the content materials. Additionally, the drawings and images at these pages are protected by virtue of publishing rights, and it is not allowed to imitate or exploit them in any way whatsoever without a previous written acceptance from KFSH&RC -Center for Autism Research in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

BY USING THIS WEBSITE, YOU ACCEPT THESE TERMS.