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01 August 2014
Privacy Policy

About Us 
The website at www.sicklecell.md ("the Website") is operated by Dr Felix Konotey-Ahulu.

Data that we collect 
We may collect the following information when you send an e-mail to us or contact us through the Website: your name, e-mail address, postal address, telephone number, how you heard about us and the particular details of your enquiry. We use this information to respond to your enquiry / apply for a position, to send you information about us or the Website and if we have any queries.

Other uses of your personal information
We may use any of the information which you provide to us in order to send you information about products or services which we think would be of interest to you. If you would prefer not to receive particular information, please inform us of this by sending an email to info@sicklecell.md.

We shall not disclose your personal information to third parties without obtaining your prior consent (unless we are required to do so by law).

Changes
Any material changes to the way in which we use your data will be described in future versions of this privacy policy. Each time you enter the Website, you agree that the privacy policy current at that time shall apply to all information which we hold about you.

Consent
By using the Website, you consent to our use of your information as set out in this Privacy Policy and agree to be bound by the terms of this Policy.

Terms of Use

Copyright
The copyright of this website belongs to Dr. Konotey Ahulu. Specific articles and publications, however, are subject to their own copyright where indicated adjacent to the relevant article.

Disclaimer of Warranties and Liability
We can't and don't warrant the completeness or accuracy of the information, or advice found in this website, or its usefulness for any particular purpose. Further, sicklecell.md or Dr. Konotey-Ahulu shall not be liable to anyone for any loss or injury resulting from the direct or indirect use of sicklecell.md. This includes, but is not limited to, loss or injury caused in whole or in part by our negligence or by contingencies beyond our control in creating or delivering any portion of sicklecell.md.

Discussion Forum Code of Conduct
You agree to use sicklecell.md for lawful purposes only. You may not use, or allow others to use, your sicklecell.md login to:

  • Post or transmit any content that is abusive, vulgar, obscene, hateful, fraudulent, unlawful, threatening, harassing, or defamatory;
  • Post or transmit any material that you do not have a right to transmit under law (such as copyright);
  • Post, transmit, or link to sexually explicit material;
  • Impersonate any person or entity, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with anyone or anything;
  • Post or transmit statements that are intentionally false or misleading;
  • Post or transmit chain letters or pyramid schemes;
  • Post or transmit any advertising, promotional materials, or other solicitation;
  • Intentionally violate any applicable law.

You are responsible for all statements made and acts that occur through the use of your membership and password. Please don't disclose your password to anybody. If your password has been stolen, you must let us know. sicklecell.md may at any time, and at its sole discretion, terminate your membership without prior notice to you for violating the above provisions.

While we can't review all transmissions by members in the forum, sicklecell.md reserves the right to, and may from time to time, monitor any information transmitted or received through our service. sicklecell.md, at our sole discretion and without further notice to you, may review, remove, or otherwise block any information (including posts to message boards) that we deem inappropriate or that violates any of this agreement.

You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless sicklecell.md from and against any claim, liability, cost, damage or loss it may incur (including, without limitation, attorneys fees) as a result of any violation by you of your obligations under this agreement.

Publications
1965 to present day, click here
331Konotey-Ahulu F I D. History versus Limits of Science: Is Solomonic genius a Y chromosome Phenomenon? Journal of Genetic Diseases & Genetic Reports 2014; 3: 2-3 http://dx.doi.org/10.4172/2327-5790.1000114
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Donations
If this website has been of help to you, feel free to make a donation to enable us investigate enquirers who wish to know whether they are carrying an ACHE gene or not, and thus help them make decisions that will prevent the burden of this hereditary ACHEACHE ailment of Sickle Cell Disease and other Haemoglobinopathy.
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FAQs (Click here for more)
1. Why is Sickle Cell Anaemia only found in Black people?
This is a very common mis-conception. Sickle cell anaemia (sca) is not "only found in Black people". White people in Greece, Sicily, Turkey, and their offspring around the world suffer from sickle cell anaemia (sca)... | More
2. Why do people with sickle cell anaemia not suffer from malaria?
A common mis-conception. A dangerous misconception. People with sickle cell anaemia do suffer from malaria, and very badly too. Doctors who have been wrongly taught have been known to advise... | More
3. Why then do Science teachers always talk about malaria protection in sickle cell anaemia?
Inadequate knowledge, or plain ignorance is the simple answer. I repeat: malaria affects sickle cell anaemia patients more seriously than it does others.... | More