Terms & Conditions

Agreement

BY USING THIS WEBSITE, YOU SIGNIFY YOUR AGREEMENT TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, DO NOT USE THIS WEBSITE.

Revisions, changes, and updates

We may revise the information on this Website or otherwise change or update this Website, including these Terms and Conditions, without notice to you. We may also make improvements and/or changes with the information on this Website or add new features at any time without notice. We encourage you to periodically read these Terms and Conditions to see if there have been any changes to our policies that may affect you. Your continued use of this Website will signify your continued agreement to these Terms and Conditions as they may be revised.

Links

This Website provides links to other websites that are not owned or controlled by this Website ("Third Party Websites"). We provide links to Third Party Websites as follows.

  • This Website provides links to Third Party Websites to connect you easily to additional sources of health information or third party services that may be of interest to you. We may not have any business relationship with the party that controls this type of Third Party website and a link to such a site is offered only as a convenience to you.
  • This Website may also provide links to Third Party Websites managed by vendors that we have made arrangements with to offer you services. These Third Party Websites may be co-branded, meaning that they display the our logo and the logo of the Third Party vendor but they are owned and controlled by the Third Party.

In each such instance, where practicable, we will let you know when you are leaving the Websites and linking to a Third Party website. For example, we may include a notice advising you that you are being sent to a Third Party Website on our web page adjacent to a link or on the first page that appears after clicking on a link. Or we may use an icon that we identify with an appropriate legend to let you know when you are leaving this Website.

We are not responsible for the content, security or the privacy practices of Third Party Websites. Please review the privacy statement and any terms of use of each Third Party website you visit. Unless we specifically advise you otherwise, links to Third Party Websites do not constitute or imply endorsement by this Website of those sites, the information they contain or any products or services they describe. We do not receive payment or other remuneration in exchange for you linking to or using any Third Party Website.

Access, correction, and data integrity

Although we attempt to maintain the integrity and accuracy of the information on this Website, we make no guarantees as to its correctness, completeness, or accuracy. This Website may contain typographical errors, inaccuracies, or other errors or omissions. Also, unauthorized additions, deletions, or alterations could be made to this Website by third parties without our knowledge. If you believe that information found on this Website is inaccurate or unauthorized, please inform us by contacting our Web Manager. (You may Contact our Web Manager using the link available at the bottom of each web page.)

Use by children

We do not knowingly allow users under the age of 13 to create accounts that allow access to the secured features of this Website.

User participation in interactive services

Any personal information you submit to this Website is governed by our Website Privacy Statement. (A link to our privacy practices is available at the bottom of each page on our Website.) To deactivate your online account on this Website, please contact our Web Manager. (You may Contact our Web Manager using the link available at the bottom of each web page.) To the extent there is an inconsistency between these Terms and Conditions and the Website Privacy Statement, these Terms and Conditions shall govern.

You agree that you will not upload or transmit any communications or content of any type (including secure messaging) that infringe upon, misappropriate or violate any rights of any party.

In consideration of being allowed to use this Websites’ interactive services, you agree that the following actions shall constitute a material breach of these Terms and Conditions:

  • signing on as or pretending to be another person
  • using secure messaging for any purpose in violation of local, state, national, international laws or other posted policies
  • transmitting material that infringes or violates the intellectual property rights of others or the privacy or publicity rights of others
  • transmitting material that is unlawful, obscene, defamatory, predatory of minors, threatening, harassing, abusive, slanderous, or hateful to any person or entity as determined by this Website in its sole discretion
  • using interactive services in a way that is intended to harm, or a reasonable person would understand would likely result in harm, to the user or others
  • collecting information about others, including email addresses
  • intentionally distributing viruses or other harmful computer code

We expressly reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to terminate a user's access to any interactive services and/or to any or all other areas of the Websites due to any act that would constitute a violation of these Terms and Conditions.

Email communications with Kaiser Permanente members and enrollees of self-insured plans

By accepting these Terms and Conditions, you agree to receive essential communications by email. These communications may include (but are not limited to):

  • notification that an important message awaits you on this Website
  • site & service updates
  • emergency alerts and critical messages
  • general communications

As part of your essential communications and services, you may receive a monthly update by email. In addition, you may periodically receive online invitations to participate in user satisfaction and other types of surveys related to your experiences with this Website. Your participation in such surveys is always optional.

Passwords

We have several tools that allow you to record and store information. You are responsible for taking all reasonable steps to ensure that no unauthorized person shall have access to your online password or account. It is your sole responsibility to (1) control the disclosure and use of your activation codes and password; (2) authorize, monitor, and control access to and use of your online account and password; and (3) promptly inform the Web manager of any need to deactivate a password. (You may Contact our Web Manager using the link available at the bottom of each web page.)

Disclaimer

THIS WEBSITE AND ITS CONTENT AND ALL SITE-RELATED SERVICES ARE PROVIDED "AS IS," WITH ALL FAULTS, WITH NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES 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. YOU ASSUME TOTAL RESPONSIBILITY AND RISK FOR YOUR USE OF THIS SITE, ALL SITE-RELATED SERVICES, AND THIRD PARTY WEBSITES. NO ORAL OR WRITTEN INFORMATION OR ADVICE GIVEN BY THIS WEBSITE OR ITS AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVES SHALL CREATE A WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. ANY REFERENCES TO SPECIFIC PRODUCTS OR SERVICES ON THE WEBSITES DO NOT CONSTITUTE OR IMPLY A RECOMMENDATION OR ENDORSEMENT BY THIS WEBSITE UNLESS SPECIFICALLY STATED OTHERWISE.

Limitation of liability; choice of law

THIS WEBSITE AND ITS AFFILIATES, SUPPLIERS, AND OTHER THIRD PARTIES MENTIONED OR LINKED TO ON THE WEBSITES ARE NEITHER RESPONSIBLE NOR LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE, OR OTHER DAMAGES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THOSE RESULTING FROM LOST PROFITS, LOST DATA, OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING IN ANY WAY TO THE WEBSITES, SITE-RELATED SERVICES AND PRODUCTS, CONTENT OR INFORMATION CONTAINED WITHIN THE WEBSITES, AND/OR ANY THIRD PARTY WEBSITE, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY AND WHETHER OR NOT ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. YOUR SOLE REMEDY FOR DISSATISFACTION WITH THE WEBSITES, SITE-RELATED SERVICES, AND/OR THIRD PARTY WEBSITES IS TO STOP USING THE WEBSITES AND/OR THOSE SERVICES. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS ARE GOVERNED BY CALIFORNIA LAW WITHOUT REGARD TO ITS PRINCIPLES OF CONFLICTS OF LAW. IF ANY VERSION OF THE UNIFORM COMPUTER INFORMATION TRANSACTIONS ACT (UCITA) IS ENACTED AS PART OF THE LAW OF CALIFORNIA, THAT STATUTE SHALL NOT GOVERN ANY ASPECT OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS.

Copyrights

Except as otherwise indicated, all content on this Website, including text, graphics, logos, button icons, photos, images, forms, audio, video, questionnaires, and software, is the property of this Website or its licensors and is protected by United States and international copyright laws. We allow you to view or download a single copy of the material on the website solely for your personal, noncommercial use.

The compilation of all content on this Website is the exclusive property of this Website and is protected by United States and international copyright laws. Unless specifically authorized in writing by the members of this Website, any use of these materials, or of any materials contributed to the Website by entities other than this Website, on any other website or networked computer environment for any purpose is prohibited.

Any rights not expressly granted by these Terms and Conditions or any applicable end-user license agreements are reserved by this Website. Content and features are subject to change or termination without notice in the editorial discretion of the members of this Website.

The Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (the "DMCA") provides recourse for copyright owners who believe that material appearing on the Internet infringes their rights under U.S. copyright law. If you believe in good faith that materials appearing on this Website infringes your copyright, you (or your agent) may send us a notice requesting that the material be removed, or access to it blocked.

In addition, if you believe in good faith that a notice of copyright infringement has been wrongly filed against you, the DMCA permits you to send us a counter-notice. Notices and counter-notices must meet statutory requirements imposed by the DMCA. One place to find more information is the U.S. Copyright Office website, currently located at http://www.loc.gov/copyright.

Please note: If you materially misrepresent that online material, product, or activity is infringing your copyrights, you may be liable for damages (including court costs and attorneys' fees) and could be subject to criminal prosecution for perjury. We suggest that you consult your legal advisor before filing a notice or counter-notice.

Trademarks and service marks

Proprietary marks of this Website or third parties may be designated from time to time on this Website through use of the TM, SM, or ® symbols. Users of this Website are not authorized to make any use of the marks of this Website or the proprietary marks of third parties, including but not limited to, as metatags or in any other fashion that may create a false or misleading impression of affiliation or sponsorship with or by this Website or the applicable third party.

Copyright © 2014 Ambulatory Practice. All rights reserved for all countries.

Last updated: February 6, 2014

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