This website is created, owned and maintained by Austin Institute of Bariatrics and Laparoscopy (AIBL). This website contains information about obesity, weight loss surgery and laparoscopic procedures including Bariatric surgery. The materials and information on this web site are intended for educational and informational purposes only. The content contained on or made available through this Web site is not intended to be and does not constitute medical advice; and nothing submitted to or through this Web site is treated as confidential. The information is provided with the understanding that Austin Institute of Bariatrics and Laparoscopy / AIBL, is not engaged in rendering surgical or medical advice or recommendations via this portal. Any information in the publications, messages, postings, or articles on this Web Site should not be considered a substitute for consultation with a physician or surgeon to address individual medical needs. They are not intended to replace the services of a trained health professional and should not be relied on in lieu of professional advice. The AIBL web site does not provide specific medical advice and does not endorse any medical or professional service or services obtained through information provided on this site or any links to or from this site. This website is not meant to substitute in any way for personalized medical advice, nor should be used to diagnose or treat any medical illnesses. Any medical or other decisions should be made in consultation with a physician, and not based upon the information provided here. Always seek the advice of your Physician or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this or any other internet Site. Contact with this website or the Austin Institute of Bariatrics and Laparoscopy over the web does not constitute a doctor-patient relationship. The information in this site should not be construed as an informed consent. Please consult your physician about your weight loss needs or you may contact our office to get more information.
This web site is not meant to be an exhaustive explanation of the indications or results or complications of bariatric surgery or the AIBL program. Individual results of bariatric surgery and participation in the AIBL program will vary and depend on a number of factors including patient compliance. All information within this site is believed to be accurate by AIBL at the time of publishing but the contents of this site may not be updated with rapid changes in medical information. The accuracy, completeness, adequacy, or currency of the content is not warranted or guaranteed. Bariatric Surgery is a vast field and a complete discussion of all available information is not possible. In no event shall Austin Institute of Bariatrics and Laparoscopy be responsible for damages of any nature whatsoever resulting from the use of or reliance upon this Web site's contents or email communications through the website. AIBL does not warrant or represent that the information available on or through this Web site will be correct, accurate, timely, or otherwise reliable. Improvements or changes to this Web site's features, functionality, or content may occur at any time.
The pictures displayed and videos published on the website are images and videos of actual patients and employees who have consented to have their picture / videos in this web site. All of the patients whose photos or video testimonials that appear on this Web site are/ were actual patients of Dr. Ganta from his current and/ or previous practice. The opinions expressed about weight loss surgery or about Dr. Ganta and his staff by the patients either written, verbal or videos are individual patient subjective opinions. These opinions are NOT to be interpreted as either typical results or any guarantee of results by AIBL or by Dr. Ganta. Your individual experience and results will vary. A decision either about weight loss surgery or choosing Dr. Ganta or AIBL for medical care should not be made based on the opinions of other patients expressed on this or any other website.
By continuing to use this Web Site you are agreeing that receiving any information from this Site does not establish a doctor-patient relationship with us. By using this website, you agree to the following: Austinbariatric.com or its affiliate websites are websites and not a doctor. It is for information purposes only and should not be used as a substitute for a consultation or visit with your physician or other health care provider. Neither our website nor its associated physician(s) will diagnose, treat, or prescribe medication for you online. Use of our website does not imply or create a doctor-patient relationship. No part of our website constitutes medical records. Due to the nature of the Internet or other reasons, questions may be answered late, or not at all. Please call us if you are experiencing technical difficulties. Our website may contain external links that are not associated with AIBL. Submissions on our website become the property of AIBL and may be reproduced in our public website and in other media. Names will be removed for privacy reasons. When you email AIBL, please be as specific as possible in your request. The information presented in this site is AS IS, and has not been reviewed for accuracy. Except when subject to applicable law, your name or email will never be divulged to a third party. Logs are regularly deleted, and drives are formatted regularly. AIBL is not associated with, nor does it reflect the views of, any healthcare entity or corporation.
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By using the information contained herein, you agree that you assume all risks in connection with such use and understand and agree that Institute of Bariatrics and Laparoscopy / AIBL, and its Physicians are not responsible or liable for any claim, loss, or damage resulting from its use by you or any user. Neither Austin Institute of Bariatrics and Laparoscopy / AIBL, nor any of its Physicians shall be held responsible for errors, omissions in information herein nor liable for any special, consequential, or exemplary damages resulting, in whole or in part, from any viewers' use of or reliance upon, this material. While we try to keep the information on this Site as accurate as possible, we disclaim any warranty, express or implied, including warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Because our physicians and surgeons are dedicated to providing regular medical care to our existing patients at times we will not be able to make frequent updates to the information on this Site. Austin Institute of Bariatrics and Laparoscopy / AIBL, also does not warrant that access to the Site will be error free or virus free.
The primary office address is 11851 Jollyville Road, Ste 104, Austin, Texas, 78759. Dr. Ganta can be reached by calling the office at (512) 538-8652 - Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., or 24/7 emergency for his patients at (512) 323-5387. This information can also be found in Contact Us page. Dr. Ganta is an Bariatric Surgeon. He maintains license to practice medicine in Texas. Any emails submitted by patients may not be answered on a timely basis and therefore patients are asked to call us regarding their questions medical or otherwise. A doctor-patient relationship cannot be established on the Internet. Responses to individuals who are not established patients are for informational purposes only, not treatment. Individual patient information is not stored or disclosed through this website, with the exception of testimonials freely given by patients for the website. Austin Institute of Bariatrics and Laparoscopy / AIBL and Dr. Ganta and other affiliated physicians have financial interests in services we provide in and through our medical practice, products sold in our medical practice, some hospitals and surgery centers we provide services at and perform procedures at, and other related businesses owned partially, fully, directly or indirectly. Austin Institute of Bariatrics and Laparoscopy / AIBL does not provide online consultations. Austin Institute of Bariatrics and Laparoscopy / AIBL does provide seminars either online or webinar format and these are free. Attendance at webinars is voluntary to the user and the user is fully subject to the terms and conditions of usage of this website.
Clinical information is provided for educational purposes and not as a medical or professional service. Person(s) who are not medical professionals should have clinical information reviewed and interpreted or applied only by the appropriate health professional(s).
The Austin Institute of Bariatrics and Laparoscopy / AIBL, Site contains links to other Internet Sites. These links are not endorsements of any products or services available on these Web Sites. The information on these Sites has not been approved by Austin Institute of Bariatrics and Laparoscopy / AIBL, Austin Institute of Bariatrics and Laparoscopy / AIBL, is not responsible nor does it exert responsibility, editorial or other control over the contents of the links to other Internet Sites or any messages or materials posted by any third party.
If you are a healthcare consumer who chooses to use the health related information on Austin Institute of Bariatrics and Laparoscopy / AIBL, Web Site, you should not rely on that information as professional medical advice or use it to replace any relationship with your Physician or other qualified healthcare professional. Austin Institute of Bariatrics and Laparoscopy / AIBL, Web Site is not an attempt to practice medicine or provide specific medical advice and does not establish a doctor-patient relationship. Health-related information on Austin Institute of Bariatrics and Laparoscopy / AIBL, Web Sites should not be used to make a diagnosis or to replace or overrule the advice of a qualified healthcare provider. Users should consult with a qualified healthcare professional for answers to specific health related questions. Users of Austin Institute of Bariatrics and Laparoscopy / AIBL, Web Sites should not rely on the information contained in any Austin Institute of Bariatrics and Laparoscopy / AIBL, Web Site for emergency medical treatment. Some Austin Institute of Bariatrics and Laparoscopy / AIBL, Web pages may allow you to enter your personal health information. Any personal health information you submit electronically to Austin Institute of Bariatrics and Laparoscopy / AIBL, is done so voluntarily. Austin Institute of Bariatrics and Laparoscopy / AIBL, will not use or disclose your personal health information without your written consent or authorization, in accordance with applicable State and Federal laws.
By accessing or using Austin Institute of Bariatrics and Laparoscopy / AIBL, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of this website. If you do not wish to be bound by this agreement, you may not access or use austinbariatric.com or its affiliate websites including gantalapband.com. Austin Institute of Bariatrics and Laparoscopy / AIBL may modify this agreement at any tume and such modification shall be effective immediately upon either posting of the modified agreement or notifying you.
The information should not be considered complete, nor should
it be relied on to suggest a course of treatment for a
individual. It should not be used in place of a visit, call, consultation or the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider. Information obtained on our website is not exhaustive and does not cover all diseases, ailments, physical conditions or their treatment. Should you have any health care related questions, please call or see your physician or other qualified
health care provider promptly. Always consult with your physician or other qualified health care provider before embarking on a new treatment, diet or fitness program. You should never disregard medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on our website. The information contained in this website is compiled from a variety of sources. Neither Austin Institute of Bariatrics and Laparoscopy / AIBL nor associated physicians directly or indirectly practice medicine or dispense medical services as part of this website. Austin Institute of Bariatrics and Laparoscopy / AIBL website information and forms (SERVICES) ARE provided "AS IS" without warranty, express or implied. Austin Institute of Bariatrics and Laparoscopy / AIBL hereby excludes all implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular use or purpose with respect to the SERVICES. There are no warranties which extend beyond the description on the face OF THIS AGREEMENT. Austin Institute of Bariatrics and Laparoscopy / AIBL and associated physicians make no warranty as to the reliability, accuracy, timeliness, usefulness, adequacy, completeness or suitability of the Services. Austin Institute of Bariatrics and Laparoscopy / AIBL and associated physicians cannot and do not warrant against human and machine errors, omissions, delays, interruptions or losses, including loss of data. Austin Institute of Bariatrics and Laparoscopy / AIBL and associated physicians cannot and do not guarantee or warrant that files available for downloading from this online site will be free of infection by viruses, worms, Trojan horses or other code that manifest contaminating or destructive properties. Austin Institute of Bariatrics and Laparoscopy / AIBL and associated physicians do not warrant or guarantee that the functions or Services performed in Austin Institute of Bariatrics and Laparoscopy / AIBL will be uninterrupted or error-free or that defects in Austin Institute of Bariatrics and Laparoscopy / AIBL website will be corrected. Users are responsible for (1) implementing and maintaining adequate procedures and checkpoints to satisfy their particular requirements for accuracy of data input and output and (2) maintaining a means external to Austin Institute of Bariatrics and Laparoscopy / AIBL website for the reconstruction of any lost data.
Your Health Information Rights:
Although your health record is the physical property of our practice, the information belongs to you. You have the right to:
Obtain a paper copy of our notice of privacy policies upon request.
Inspect and copy your health record as provided by 45 CFR 164.524.
Amend your health record as provided by 45 CFR 164.526.
Obtain an accounting of disclosures of your health information as provided by 45 CFR 164.528.
Request confidential communications of your health information as provided by 45 CFR 164.522.
Request a restriction on certain uses and disclosures of your information as provided by 45 CFR 164.522 (our practice, however, is not required by law to agree to a requested restriction).
Our practice is required to:
Maintain the privacy of your health information.
Provide you with this notice as to our legal duties and privacy practices with respect to information we collect and maintain about you.
Abide by the terms of this notice.
Notify you if we are unable to agree to a requested restriction.
Accommodate reasonable requests you may have to communicate your health information.
The privacy of our Web Site visitors is important to Austin Institute of Bariatrics and Laparoscopy / AIBL, We understand that visitors to our Web Site need to be in control of their own personal information.
Your personal information is not required to visit our Site. If you choose not to provide personal information, you can still visit the Austin Institute of Bariatrics and Laparoscopy / AIBL, pages.
Access to some areas of our Site may require appropriate authorization. In that case, your unique user ID and password is required.
Access to some areas of our Site may require some of your personal information. In that case, this personal information will only be collected if specifically and voluntarily provided and authorized by you.
We may collect personally identifiable information only if specifically and voluntarily provided and authorized by you.
Some information collected is for statistical purposes only. Austin Institute of Bariatrics and Laparoscopy / AIBL, may perform analyses of user behavior in order to measure customer interest in the various areas of our Sites.
Austin Institute of Bariatrics and Laparoscopy / AIBL, will make every reasonable effort to protect the personal information that you share with us as outlined here. Austin Institute of Bariatrics and Laparoscopy / AIBL, does not disclose, give, sell, or transfer any personal information to third parties, unless specifically and voluntarily provided and authorized by you. If we share demographic information with third parties, we will give them de-identified aggregate information only.
You do not need to have cookies enabled to visit some pages on Austin Institute of Bariatrics and Laparoscopy / AIBL website. Cookies may need to be enabled to use some pages of the website.
A cookie is a small piece of information that is sent to your browser, along with a Web page, when you access a Web Site. A cookie might track the pages you've visited, and the date when you last looked at a specific page. There are two kinds of cookies. A session cookie is a line of text that is stored temporarily in your computer's memory. Because a session cookie is never written to a drive, it is destroyed as soon as you close your browser. A persistent cookie is a more permanent line of text that gets saved by your browser to a file on your hard drive. Austin Institute of Bariatrics and Laparoscopy / AIBL, uses both session cookies and persistent cookies.
While Austin Institute of Bariatrics and Laparoscopy / AIBL, will make every attempt to protect the personal information that you share with us, the use of electronic mail (e-mail) is not secure against interception. You should take any appropriate steps to assure yourself that your communication is protected.
Examples Of Disclosures For Treatment, Payment, And Health Operations
We will use your health information for treatment.
Information obtained by a nurse, physician, or other member of your health care team will be recorded in your record and used to determine the course of treatment that should work best for you. Your physician will document in your record his or her expectations of the members of your health care team. Members of your health care team will then record the actions they took and their observations. In that way, the physician will know how you are responding to treatment.
We will also provide your other physician(s) or subsequent health care provider(s) (when applicable) with copies of various reports that should assist them in treating you.
We will use your health information for payment.
A bill may be sent to you or a third-party payer. The information on or accompanying the bill may include information that identifies you, as well as your diagnosis, procedures, and supplies used.
We will use your health information for regular health operations.
Members of the medical staff, the risk or quality improvement manager, or members of the quality improvement team may use information in your health record to assess the care and outcomes in your case and others like it. This information will then be used in an effort to continually improve the quality and effectiveness of the healthcare and service we provide.
There are some services provided in our organization through contacts with business associates. Examples include physician services in the emergency department and radiology, certain laboratory tests, and a transcription service we use to transfer dictated patient care into the medical record. Due to the nature of business associates' services, they must receive your health information in order to perform the jobs we've asked them to do. To protect your health information, however, when these services are contracted we require the business associate to appropriately safeguard your information.
We may disclose information to researchers when their research has been approved by an institutional review board that has reviewed the research proposal and established protocols to ensure the privacy of your health information.
We may disclose health information to funeral directors to carry out their duties consistent with applicable law.
Organ Procurement Organizations
Consistent with applicable law, we may disclose health information to organ procurement organizations or other entities engaged in the procurement, banking, or transplantation of organs for the purpose of tissue donation and transplant.
We may contact you as part of a fund-raising effort.
Food And Drug Administration (FDA)
We may disclose to the FDA health information relative to adverse events with respect to food, supplements, product and product defects, or post marketing surveillance information to enable product recalls, repairs, or replacement.
We may disclose health information to the extent authorized by and necessary to comply with laws relating to workers compensation or other similar programs established by law.
As required by law, we may disclose your health information to public health or legal authorities charged with preventing or controlling disease, injury, or disability.
We may contact you or a family member at the phone number you have provided to us as a reminder that you have an appointment.
We may contact you to provide information about treatment alternatives or other health-related benefits and services that may be of interest to you.
Unless you notify us that you object, we will use your name, location in the facility, and general condition for our directory purposes. This information may be provided to members of your family and to other people who ask for you by name.
We may use or disclose information to notify or assist in notifying a family member or personal representative (or other person responsible for your care) of your location and general condition.
Communication With Family
Health professionals, using their best judgment, may disclose to a family member, other relative, or close personal friend (or any other person you identify) health information relevant to that person's involvement in your care or payment related to your care.
We may disclose health information for law enforcement purposes as required by law or in response to a valid subpoena.
Federal law makes provision for your health information to be released to an appropriate health oversight agency, public health authority, or attorney, provided that a work force member or business associate believes in good faith that we have engaged in unlawful conduct or have otherwise violated professional or clinical standards and are potentially endangering one or more patients, workers, or the public.
Austin Institute of Bariatrics and Laparoscopy / AIBL, will not obtain personally identifying information about you when you visit our Site, unless you choose to provide such information.
Clinical images presented at this Site are for illustrative purposes only. They do not guarantee or predict the results in any particular individual circumstance. Some images are very graphic and some individuals may find them uncomfortable to see. Please use discretion before viewing any surgical images. If you find these materials offensive or troubling, you may not want to use our Site.
Liability of Austin Institute of Bariatrics and Laparoscopy / AIBL, and its Physicians:
The use of the Institute of Bariatrics and Laparoscopy / AIBL, Site and the Content is at your own risk.
When using the Institute of Bariatrics and Laparoscopy / AIBL, Site, the information will be transmitted over a medium that may be beyond the control and jurisdiction of Austin Institute of Bariatrics and Laparoscopy / AIBL, and its internet Web Site suppliers. Accordingly, Austin Institute of Bariatrics and Laparoscopy / AIBL, assumes no liability for or relating to the delay, failure, interruption, or corruption of any data or other information transmitted in connection with use of the Austin Institute of Bariatrics and Laparoscopy / AIBL, Site.
The Austin Institute of Bariatrics and Laparoscopy / AIBL, Site and the content are provided on an "as is" basis. Austin Institute of Bariatrics and Laparoscopy / AIBL, disclaims any and all liability for injury and/or other damages which result from an individual using techniques discussed/presented on this Web Site. The material discussed/presented is not intended to represent the only or necessarily the best method of treatment for any particular individual or situation.
Austin Institute of Bariatrics and Laparoscopy / AIBL, its Physicians and its suppliers, to the fullest extent permitted by law, disclaim all warranties, either express or implied, statutory or otherwise, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, non-infringement of third parties' rights, and fitness for particular purpose. Without limiting the foregoing, Austin Institute of Bariatrics and Laparoscopy / AIBL, its Physicians, and its suppliers make no representations or warranties about the following:
The accuracy, reliability, completeness, currentness, or timeliness of the content, software, text, graphics, links, or communications provided on or through the use of the Austin Institute of Bariatrics and Laparoscopy / AIBL, Site.
The materials on this Site are provided to you free of charge, "as is" without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement.
In no event shall Austin Institute of Bariatrics and Laparoscopy / AIBL, its Physicians, its suppliers, or any third parties mentioned on the Austin Institute of Bariatrics and Laparoscopy / AIBL, Site be liable for any damages including, without limitation, incidental and consequential damages, personal injury/wrongful death, lost profits, or damages resulting from resulting from the use of or inability to use the Austin Institute of Bariatrics and Laparoscopy / AIBL, Site or the content, whether based on warranty, contract, tort, or any other legal theory, and whether or not Austin Institute of Bariatrics and Laparoscopy / AIBL, is advised of the possibility of such damages. Austin Institute of Bariatrics and Laparoscopy / AIBL, shall be liable only to the extent of actual damages incurred by you, not to exceed U.S. $100. Austin Institute of Bariatrics and Laparoscopy / AIBL, is not liable for any personal injury, including death, caused by your use or misuse of this Web Site or its content. Any claims arising in connection with your use of the Site, or any content must be brought within one (1) year of the date of the event giving rise to such action occurred. Remedies under these terms and conditions are exclusive and are limited to those expressly provided for in this notice.
WEBSITE FEEDBACK, QUALITY OF INFORMATION OR SERVICES PROVIDED THROUGH THIS WEBSITE OR TO REPORT A PROBLEM:
Please contact us at office address and phone number provided either via mail or by phone. If you have questions and would like additional information, you may contact our practice's Privacy Officer / manager at our office main phone number 512-257-2425. If you believe your privacy rights have been violated, you can either file a complaint with our Privacy Officer, or with the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (OCR). There will be no retaliation for filing a complaint with either our Privacy Officer or the OCR. The address for the OCR is as follows: Office for Civil Rights , U.S. Department of Health and Human Services , 200 Independence Avenue, S.W., Room 509F, HHH Building, Washington, D.C. 20201.
AVISO SOBRE LAS QUEJAS, Las quejas sobre médicos, así como sobre otros profesionales acreditados e inscritos en la Junta de Examinadores Médicos del Estado de Texas, incluyendo asistentes de médicos, practicantes de acupuntura y asistentes de cirugía, se pueden presentar en la siguiente dirección para ser investigadas: Texas Medical Board, Attention: Investigations, 333 Guadalupe, Tower 3, Suite 610, P.O. Box 2018, MC-263, Austin, Texas 78768-2018, Si necesita ayuda para presentar una queja, llame al: 1-800-201-9353, Para obtener más información, visite nuestro sitio web en www.tmb.state.tx.us.
NOTICE CONCERNING COMPLAINTS, Complaints about physicians, as well as other licensees and registrants of the Texas Medical Board, including physician assistants, acupuncturists, and surgical assistants may be reported for investigation at the following address: Texas Medical Board, Attention: Investigations, 333 Guadalupe, Tower 3, Suite 610, P.O. Box 2018, MC-263, Austin, Texas 78768-2018, Assistance in filing a complaint is available by calling the following telephone number: 1-800-201-9353, For more information, please visit our website at www.tmb.state.tx.us.
If you make any such submission, you agree that you will not send or transmit to Austin Institute of Bariatrics and Laparoscopy / AIBL, by e-mail, (including through the e-mail addresses listed on the "Contact Us" link) any communication or content that infringes or violates any rights of any party. If you submit any business information, idea, concept or invention to Austin Institute of Bariatrics and Laparoscopy / AIBL, by e-mail, you agree such submission is non-confidential for all purposes.
If you make any unsolicited submission any business information, idea, concept or invention to Austin Institute of Bariatrics and Laparoscopy / AIBL, by e-mail, you automatically grant - or warrant that the owner of such content or intellectual property has expressly granted - Austin Institute of Bariatrics and Laparoscopy / AIBL, a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, world-wide nonexclusive license to use, reproduce, create derivative works from, modify, publish, edit, translate, distribute, perform, and display the communication or content in any media or medium, or any form, format, or forum now known or hereafter developed. Austin Institute of Bariatrics and Laparoscopy / AIBL, may sublicense its rights through multiple tiers of sublicenses. If you wish to keep any business information, ideas, concepts or inventions private or proprietary, do not submit them to Austin Institute of Bariatrics and Laparoscopy / AIBL. We try to answer every e-mail in a timely manner, but are not always able to do so.
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Austin Institute of Bariatrics and Laparoscopy / AIBL, authorizes you to view or download a single copy of the material on the Austin Institute of Bariatrics and Laparoscopy / AIBL, Site solely for your personal, noncommercial use if you include the following copyright notice: "Copyright (c) 2007-2011, Austin Institute of Bariatrics and Laparoscopy / AIBL All rights reserved" and other copyright and proprietary rights notices that are contained in the Content. Any special rules for the use of certain software and other items accessible on the Austin Institute of Bariatrics and Laparoscopy / AIBL, Site may be included elsewhere within the Site and are incorporated into these Terms and Conditions by reference.
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If you violate any of these Terms and Conditions, your permission to use the Content automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any copies you have made of any portion of the Content.
CHILDREN'S PRIVACY NOTICE
We are committed to protecting the privacy of children. You should be aware that this Site is not intended or designed to attract children under the age of 18.
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The use of this Web Site is governed by the laws of the State of Texas, and if applicable the laws of the United States without giving effect to any conflicts of laws principals. By using this Web Site you hereby consent to submit any dispute to binding arbitration in lieu of judgment by jury or judge, all in accordance with the rules of the Judicial Arbitration and Mediation Services ("JAMS"). If binding arbitration is not permitted by laws outside of the United States, you hereby consent to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the state, or if applicable Federal, courts located in the City of Austin, Travis County, Texas to resolve any disputes arising as a result of your use of this Web Site.