Terms & Conditions of Use

Use of This Site Is at Your Sole Risk

Arkansas Children's maintains this website as a community service for your personal information, education, and communication. Use of this site is at your sole risk. Neither Arkansas Children's nor any other party involved in creating, producing, or delivering this website, including any Arkansas Children’s entity, is liable for any direct, incidental, consequential, indirect, or punitive damages arising out of access to, use of, or inability to use this website. Everything on this website is provided "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED. Arkansas Children's, on behalf of itself and all of its entities, assumes no responsibility and cannot be liable for any damages to, or viruses that may infect, computer equipment or other property on account of access to, use of this website, or your downloading of any materials, data, text, images, video, or audio from this website.

General Healthcare Information Only

The material contained on this site is intended to be general healthcare information for self-educational purposes only and should not be considered complete or used in place of a visit, call, consultation or advice from a physician and/or healthcare provider. The use of information provided on this site does not create a doctor-patient or hospital-patient relationship with you. Should you have any questions about any of the information found on this site, please talk with your physician or healthcare provider.


Materials displayed on this website may be downloaded for non-commercial, single, personal use, as long as all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials are retained. Materials including, but not limited to, the text, images, audio and video, displayed on this site may not be used, modified, distributed or transmitted for public or commercial purposes, without written permission from Arkansas Children's.

Links to Other Websites

This website contains links to other websites that are not under our control. Arkansas Children's has not reviewed all of these sites and does not make any representations regarding their content or accuracy. Additionally, some websites on the World Wide Web may contain links to the Arkansas Children's. Again, we have not reviewed all of these sites and make no representation regarding their content or accuracy.


Arkansas Children's considers privacy an important issue. The information Arkansas Children's receives on the site depends upon what you do when visiting our site. For each visit to the site, aggregate information on what pages are accessed is recorded. This information is used to improve the content of the website.

You also may decide to volunteer personally identifying information to Arkansas Children's, for example, in an electronic mail message or by voluntarily disclosing information by completing an on-line survey. Arkansas Children's may use personally identifying information from you to respond to your inquiries or for other internal business purposes. This information will not be sold or rented to third parties. Arkansas Children's will not obtain personally identifying information about you when you visit our site, unless you choose to provide such information.

If you do not want to receive e-mail from Arkansas Children's in the future, please send an email to, and indicate you do not want to receive email from the institution.

Online Security

Portions of the website are available from a session encrypting webserver. Information viewed or submitted via this server is considered private by current industry practices. This technique is considered to be secure for sending or receiving information of a personal or medical nature. However, once the session has ended, remnants of the session may persist on the users' computer and on the Arkansas Children's web server. The session encrypting webserver only protects the information while in transit from webserver to user.