Mercy Health Website Terms of Use

(rev. 9-14-2012)

Mercy Health offers the information on this web site for general information and educational purposes only. This information is not intended as medical advice and should not be used for diagnosis. Information on this web site is not intended to create any physician-patient relationship, nor should it be considered a replacement for consultation with a healthcare professional. If you have questions or concerns about your health, please contact your healthcare provider.

Copyright and Trademark Information

All content included on this site, such as text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, digital downloads, and software is the property of Mercy Health or its content suppliers and is protected by copyright laws. The compilation of all content on this site is the exclusive property of Mercy Health and is protected by copyright laws. All software used on this site is the property of Mercy Health or its software suppliers and protected by copyright laws.

The Mercy Health logo is a registered trademark of Mercy Health. The product and service names profiled herein are proprietary marks of Mercy Health. All other brands and names are the property of their respective owners.

License for Your Use of this Site

Mercy Health grants you a limited, revocable and nonexclusive license to access and make personal use of this site and not to download (other than page caching) or modify it, or any portion of it, except with the express written consent of Mercy Health. This site or any portion of this site may not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, visited or otherwise exploited for commercial purposes without the express written consent of Mercy Health. You may not utilize framing to enclose any trademark, logo or other proprietary information contained on this site without express written consent. You may not use any meta tags or any other "hidden text" utilizing Mercy Health's name or trademarks without our express written consent. You are granted a limited, revocable, and nonexclusive right to create a hyperlink to the home page of this site so long as the link does not portray Mercy Health, its affiliates or its services in a false, misleading, derogatory, or otherwise offensive manner.

You agree to use this site only for lawful purposes, and you acknowledge that your failure to do so may subject you to civil or criminal liability. You are responsible for ensuring that any materials you post to this site or a discussion area via email or otherwise does not violate the copyright, trademark, trade secret or other personal or proprietary rights of any third party. You agree not to disrupt, modify, or interfere with this site or its associated software, hardware and servers in any way and you agree not to impede or interfere with others' use of this web site. You further agree not to alter or tamper with any information or materials on or associated with this site.

Any unauthorized use terminates the permission or license granted by Mercy Health.

Use of Email Content

Transmittal of emails to this web site may not be private. You grant Mercy Health and its designees the unrestricted right to use, reproduce, modify, translate, transmit and distribute any information or material you supply or communicate to the web site via such postings in any medium now in existence or hereafter developed for any purpose.

Web Site Links

This web site may provide links or references to other sites. Mercy Health cannot be held responsible for the information, products or services obtained on such other sites and will not be liable for any damages arising from access to such sites. Any links to other sites are provided merely as a convenience to the visitors of this web site and any inclusion of such links in this web site does not imply an endorsement or warranty of the linked sites or their content, products or services. Visitors are cautioned that linked sites are governed by their own use and privacy policies, so visitors linking to such sites should make sure to visit the appropriate pages of those sites to determine what policies will apply.

Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability

Mercy Health makes no representations or warranties about the suitability of these materials for any purpose.

YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU ARE USING THIS WEB SITE AT YOUR OWN RISK. THIS SITE IS PROVIDED BY MERCY HEALTH ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS, AND WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. MERCY HEALTH DOES NOT WARRANT THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THE INFORMATION, TEXT, GRAPHICS, EMAIL RESPONSES, LINKS AND OTHER ITEMS CONTAINED ON THIS WEB SITE OR ON ANY OTHER SERVER. MERCY HEALTH DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THIS SITE, ITS SERVERS, OR EMAIL SENT FROM MERCY HEALTH ARE FREE FROM VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. MERCY HEALTH SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM THE USE OF THIS SITE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES.

THE INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THIS WEB SITE AND IN ANY EMAIL RESPONSES FROM MERCY HEALTH TO YOU ARE INTENDED TO BE FOR GENERAL INFORMATION PURPOSES ONLY, ARE NOT CONFIDENTIAL, AND ARE NOT IN RESPONSE TO AN INDIVIDUAL'S ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL HEALTH PROBLEMS OR AN INDIVIDUAL'S PARTICULAR SET OF CIRCUMSTANCES. FURTHER, THIS INFORMATION SHOULD NOT BE USED AS A SUBSTITUTE FOR CONSULTING WITH YOUR PERSONAL PHYSICIAN.

Applicable Law and Jurisdiction

By visiting this web site, you agree that the Terms of Use and Privacy Statement for all purposes shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Missouri, without regard to principles of conflict of laws, and that any action based on or alleging a breach of these provisions must be brought in a state or federal court located in the State of Missouri. In addition, you agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction and venue of such courts.

General

Mercy Health may make changes to the information contained on this web site or the products and services described on this web site at any time. Mercy Health makes no commitment and undertakes no obligation to update the information contained herein. Mercy Health reserves the right to make changes to our Terms of Use and Privacy Statement at any time, without notice. If any of these provisions shall be deemed invalid, void or for any reason unenforceable, that provision shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provision.

If you have any questions about the Web Site Terms of Use Statement, or the practices of this web site, you can contact:

Mercy Health
lisa [dot] immekusatmercy [dot] net (subject: Website%20feedback) (Lisa Immekus)
Product Manager mercy.net
 

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