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Copyright Policy

Presentation of contributions to Medical Education Online (MEO) is made possible by a limited license grant from the author(s) who have retained all copyrights in the contribution. All other elements of the Journal including its name, structure and organization are also protected by copyright and are the property of David J. Solomon, Ph.D.

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Privacy Policy

MEO does not collect any information or track users of our web site beyond the the information contained in the web server logs maintained by our web hosting company. MEO does however use Google Adsense to serve ads. This provides MEO with a modest amount of income that helps defray the cost of operating the journal and allows us to provide all our content at no charge.The DoubleClick DART cookie is used by Google in the ads served via AdSense for content ads. If you view or click on an ad, a cookie may be dropped into your browser and the data gathered from these cookies may be used to track the web sites you visit in order to select the ads you view when accessing web sites that display certain third party ads. You may wish to "Opt-Out" of being tracked by the Dart cookie.

Trademark

Medical Education OnlineTM is the trademark of the Journal and the Journal reserves the exclusive right to brand the material contained within this site with this trademark.

Policy for Handling Complaints

If the Journal receives a complaint that any contribution to the Journal infringes copyright or other intellectual property rights or contains material inaccuracies, libelous materials or otherwise unlawful materials, the Journal will investigate the complaint. Investigation may include a request that the parties involved substantiate their claims. The Journal will make a good faith determination whether to remove the allegedly wrongful material. A decision not to remove material should represent the Journal's belief that the complaint is without sufficient foundation, or if well-founded, that a legal defense or exemption may apply, such as fair use in the case of copyright infringement or truthfulness of a statement in the case of libel. Journal should document its investigation and decision.

Policy on Use of Human Subjects in Research

The Journal will only publish research articles involving human subjects after the author(s) have verified that that they have followed all laws and regulations concerning the protections afforded human subjects in research studies within the jurisdiction in which a research study they describe was conducted. For research conducted within the United States, the research protocol must have been approved by the appropriate institutional review board (IRB). In the case of exempt research, the IRB must have deemed the research protocol exempt.

Policy on Conflicts of Interest

The Journal will only publish articles after the author(s) have confirmed that they have disclosed all potential conflicts of interest.

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