American Brain Foundation

Legal & Privacy Policies

Online Code of Conduct

By using the American Brain Foundation's website, you agree that you have read and will follow the rules and guidelines set forth below.

Courtesy. Do not attack others. Comments are meant to stimulate conversation, not to create contention. Let others have their say, just as you may.

Do not post commercial messages. The American Brain Foundation's website is to be used for noncommercial purposes by users.

Privacy laws. Remember to comply with HIPAA and other privacy laws. Accordingly, when talking about patients or submitting any image or video regarding a patient, be sure to follow HIPAA and disclose only de-identified health information.

Use caution. Information and comments posted on the website are available for all to see, and comments are subject to libel laws. Do not post anything that you would not want the world to see or that you would not want anyone to know came from you. Do not post any defamatory, abusive, profane, threatening, offensive, or illegal.

Intellectual property. Respect others' intellectual property rights. Do not post any copyrighted material, trademarks, or other proprietary information without the permission of its owner.