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Patient Hero Agreement

Participation Rules

ADVENT Patient Heroes help change lives. By sharing your story, you are helping guide others to unlock their potential and be the hero of their own story, just as you are in yours. We welcome lively discussion and ask that you keep mutual respect for others in mind. We review all content to ensure it is respectful. Thank you for sharing your story.


Terms & Conditions

I hereby consent to share my story for purposes of education, publication, display or broadcast (print, web, digital display and all other forms of media).

ADVENT is committed to ensuring the ADVENT Patient Hero site works as a place for patients, consumers, staff and others to offer their stories including experiences, treatment, results and other pertinent issues. In return, we use this site to listen to and connect directly with the public.

To ensure that our content is appropriate for all audiences, we review every story before it is posted. Content may take up to three days to appear on our site. We will not post stories that include blatant profanity, racist, sexist or derogatory content; that are off topic or SPAM; or that endorse a commercial product. Content may be edited for typos, spelling errors or grammar.

I agree that such recordings, articles, quotes, photographs, films, audio or video and/or any reproductions of same in any form, are the property of ADVENT, and I relinquish any present or future claim for reimbursement for said photographic or film reproduction of my likeness or for said testimonials by me.

I hereby release ADVENT, its affiliates, employees, representatives and agents from any and all claims, demands, costs and liability that may arise from the use of these recordings, photographs, videotapes or films, and/or any reproductions of same in any form, as described above, arising out of being recorded, photographed, videotaped or filmed.

I understand that I may revoke or withdraw this permission at any time to prohibit future use of my information. To do so, I must send written notice to the ADVENT Brand Department, 10001 W. Innovation Drive, Suite 200, Milwaukee, WI 53222 or to I understand that ADVENT, as well as other persons or entities will retain copies of any such printed or electronic versions and shall retain these versions forever and that any revocation of this authorization will only extend to the versions of the information within ADVENT's control that have not been previously published. If not revoked/withdrawn by me, this authorization will not expire.

You must be 18 years of age to submit a story or receive parental consent. Contact 888.938.3838 for more information.


Code of Conduct

As a contributor, you agree not to:

Post material that infringes on the rights of any third party, including intellectual property, privacy or publicity rights.

Post material that is unlawful, obscene, defamatory, threatening, harassing, abusive, slanderous, hateful or embarrassing to any other person or entity as determined by ADVENT in its sole discretion.

Post advertisements or solicitations of business.

Post chain letters or pyramid schemes.

Impersonate another person.

Allow any other person or entity to use your identification for posting or viewing entries.

Post the same entry more than once or “spam.”

Finally, you agree that you will indemnify ADVENT MSO, LLC against any damages, losses, liabilities, judgments, costs or expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs) arising out of a claim by a third party relating to any material you have posted.


Usage Agreement

By posting content on this ADVENT-sponsored site, you give ADVENT MSO, LLC (“ADVENT”) the irrevocable right to reproduce, distribute, publish, display, edit, modify, create derivative works from, and otherwise use your submission for any purposes in any form and on any media. By that same accord, ADVENT will not distribute your contact information to any outside parties, and will only use said information to get in touch with you should there be a need to clarify facts within a story’s content prior to publication on the ADVENT site.

ADVENT reserves the right (but is not obligated) to do any or all of the following:

Remove content that is abusive, illegal or disruptive, or that otherwise fails to conform to this Usage Agreement.

Terminate a user’s access to the site upon any breach of this Usage Agreement.

Edit or delete any content posted on the site, regardless of whether such communications violate these standards.


I am not required to sign this authorization. ADVENT does not condition treatment, payment, benefit eligibility or enrollment activities on the signing of this form. I can request a copy of this authorization be mailed to me. If I decide to sign this form, I have the right to request that photographing, audio/video recording or filming cease at any time.