This website is owned and operated by Healthcare Information Services, L.L.C. (“Site Owner”). By visiting and using the features of this website, you agree to be bound by all of the terms and conditions set forth herein, collectively referred to as “Policy.” This Policy applies to all websites owned and operated by Site Owner.
Site Owner may change any content in this Policy at its discretion by updating this page. It is recommended that you visit this page regularly to review any changes. If you do not agree to all of the terms in the Policy, you must leave the website immediately.
This Policy outlines how the Site Owner uses, collects and protects information that you give us when you use this website. Any information you provide on this website to Site Owner will be used in accordance with this Policy and may be shared across any website operated by Site Owner.
Site Owner is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this Policy.
If this website is sold to, or merges with, another company not owned by the Site Owner, you should expect that some or all of the information collected from this website may be transferred to the buyer/surviving company. If so, the Site Owner will seek to obligate the acquiring company to use any personal information transferred by this site in a manner consistent with this statement, but Site Owner cannot guarantee that it will be able to impose that requirement or that the acquiring company will comply.
Your use of this site is an acknowledgement that all content, graphics, images, videos, audio, and other material that is subject to copyright or trademark protection (“Intellectual Property”) is owned by or licensed to Site Owner. Except as permitted below, any duplication in whole or in part of any Intellectual Property on this website requires written permission from Site Owner.
You may download, copy, save or print Intellectual Property provided such action is for personal, non-commercial use and that such action does not alter in whole or in part the original content as it was on the website.
Site users are encouraged to “Share” pages and content on this website across various social media outlets (Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, FourSquare, etc) so long as you do not alter in whole or in part any of the shared content or claim any such content to be that of your own.
From time to time, Site Owner may allow users to submit their own content viewable to the public in the form of photos, videos, original works (writing, photography, music), etc.You retain ownership of any intellectual property rights that you hold in that content.
When you upload or otherwise submit content to our website, you give Site Owner (and those we work with) a worldwide license for an indefinite term to use, host, store, reproduce, modify, create derivative works, communicate, publish, publicly perform, publicly display and distribute such content. The rights you grant in this license are for the limited purpose of operating, promoting, and improving our website(s).
We have the right in our sole discretion, for any reason or for no reason, to decline to post any information or materials that you submit for the website, and, at any time, to remove any submitted information or materials that are posted to the website.
We may collect the following information (“Personally Identifiable Information”):
You may refuse to provide any Personally Identifiable Information at your discretion; however, such refusal may impede your use and experience of this website and may disqualify you from entry into Site Owner and other Third Party sponsored contests, promotions, giveaways, sweepstakes, etc.
In most instances, only Site Owner will be collecting Personally Identifiable Information. We may provide methods for Third Parties (such as a news source or local advertisers) to offer products or services which we deem relevant and worthwhile to site visitors, and in this connection we may share Personally Identifiable Information with them. Site Owner asks that all Personally Identifiable Information collected by a third party through our website abide by this Policy, however Site Owner makes no guarantee that any Personally Identifiable Information provided to a third party will be used in accordance with this Policy.
In some cases Site Owner may incorporate a third party with a promotion, contest, sweepstakes, etc, as a sponsor. Personally Identifiable Information submitted through such instances may also be shared with the third party sponsor/s. It will be clear at the time of submission if your information will be shared with a third party sponsor.
Consistent with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, this site does not knowingly collect, use, or disclose personal information (including online contact information) of children under the age of 13. If we learn that a child under the age of 13 attempts to register on our site, we will not accept the registration and will delete information received from the child. In the event that a child posts personal information in a public forum such as a chat room, we will attempt to delete that information once we become aware of it.
We require this information in order to effectively run online contests, sweepstakes, surveys and to collect general contact information when submitted on a contact form. We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
You may choose to have us remove or alter any information we have on file about you, even if you previously opted in to provide us with that information. To do so, please contact us via email.
We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.
You may request details of Personally Identifiable Information which we hold about you by writing to:
Healthcare Information Services, L.L.C.
350 S. Madison St.
Park Ridge, IL 60068
If you believe in good faith that information or materials on the website infringe on your copyright, you or your agent may send us a notice, in accordance with the requirements set forth in the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (“DMCA”), requesting that we remove or block access to the claimed infringing material. If you believe in good faith that someone has wrongfully filed a notice of copyright infringement against you, the DMCA permits you to send us a counter-notice. Notices and counter-notices must meet the then-current statutory requirements imposed by the DMCA. See http://www.loc.gov/copyright. Notices and counter-notices should be sent to the address above.
THE CONTENT ON OR OTHERWISE RELATED IN ANY WAY TO THIS WEBSITE OR ANY THIRD PARTY SITES OR SERVICES LINKED TO OR FROM THIS WEBSITE IS PROVIDED “AS IS” AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, WE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, AVAILABILITY, SECURITY, COMPATABILITY AND NONINFRINGEMENT. WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT ANY CONTENT WILL BE ERROR-FREE, THAT ACCESS THERETO WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT OUR WEBSITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES SUCH CONTENT AVAILABLE IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. IN SUCH EVENT, YOU ASSUME THE ENTIRE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR OR CORRECTION. WE DO NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF ANY CONTENT. YOU HEREBY IRREVOCABLY WAIVE ANY CLAIM AGAINST US WITH RESPECT TO CONTENT AND ANY CONTENT YOU PROVIDE TO THIRD PARTY SITES (INCLUDING CREDIT CARD AND OTHER PERSONAL INFORMATION).
Website content is not intended to, and does not, constitute legal or professional advice or diagnosis, and may not be used for such purposes. You should not act or refrain from acting on the basis of any content included in, or accessible through, our website without seeking the appropriate legal or other professional advice on the particular facts and circumstances at issue, from a lawyer or professional licensed in your state, country or other appropriate licensing jurisdiction.
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE, SHALL WE BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES INCLUDING LOST PROFITS, PERSONAL INJURY (INCLUDING DEATH) AND PROPERTY DAMAGE OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER, THAT RESULT FROM (A) THE USE OF OR THE INABILITY TO USE OUR WEBSITE OR CONTENT, OR (B) THE CONDUCT OR ACTIONS, WHETHER ONLINE OR OFFLINE, OF ANY USER OF OUR WEBSITE OR ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.