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All personally identifying information is confidential and will not be shared with anybody. The Journal of Special Operations Medicine (JSOM), Breakaway Media, LLC, and agents will not give away, sell, or otherwise distribute any information you provide during the subscription process. Providing an email and/or mailing address during the subscription process authorizes Breakaway Media, LLC and its agents to contact you periodically via regarding important information regarding the JSOM or other items of interest concerning the profession. These mailings will not contain solicitations from agencies or businesses not directly affiliated with the JSOM or Breakaway Media, LLC.


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Print and electronic subscriptions to the JSOM are on an annual basis and may begin at any time. All sales are final. Subscribers may cancel their subscription at any time. In the event a subscription is cancelled prior to the end of the subscription term, Breakaway Media, LLC will fulfill the terms of the subscription. Unused portions of Electronic or Print subscriptions will not be refunded. Electronic subscribers will continue to have access to the members area of the website until the normal termination of the subscription term. Print subscribers will continue to receive the full print subscription.


Access to the digital portion of the website will begin immediately upon acceptance of payment and will continue until midnight one year from the date of the subscription. The JSOM is published four times per year. Print subscriptions will start with the next issue published. The Advanced Tactical Paramedic - Protocols (ATP-P) Handbook is published annually. The ATP-P Handbook and back issues of the journal are available for purchase separately at the Online Store, as are separate articles. Back issues of the journal are subject to availability. Passwords to the subscription area and copyrighted material available through the subscriber's area is intended for the sole use of the subscriber. Sharing usernames and passwords or distributing either paper or electronic copies of copyrighted material is a violation of these terms of service and are grounds for immediate termination of the subscriber's access to this site. No refunds will be issued.


When subscribing to either the electronic or print version of the JSOM, subscriptions renew automatically on an annual basis. Subscribers will receive an email approximately 30 days prior to the renewal date to as a reminder that the subscription will automatically be renewed. Breakaway Media, LLC is not responsible for mistyped email addresses or email accounts that are terminated prior to receipt of the reminder email. It is the subscriber's responsibility to cancel their subscription prior to the automatic renewal.


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All print media will be shipped Book Rate via US Post. Subscribers using APO/FPO boxes or overseas addresses can expect their journal to be delivered in 10-14 business days.