1. GENERAL TERMS
BEACON HEALTH PARTNERS owns and operates The Website. The purpose of The Website is to provide general information regarding health, healthcare and related topics. Portions of The Website are generally publicly available and may be accessed by any Internet user. Other restricted sections of The Website and certain functionality may only be available to users who are BEACON HEALTH PARTNERS Members and use their unique Member Name and Password to access or receive certain Website services. You agree that You will not access or attempt to access any portion of The Website that You are not authorized to access, and that You will not permit anyone else to use Your unique Member Name and Password (if you have one) to access any restricted section of The Website if they are not authorized to do so.
2. GENERAL HEALTH INFORMATION
The Website content is provided as a courtesy to You and other Website visitors and is intended to provide general information regarding health, healthcare and other related matters. The content is for educational purposes and may not be relied on for purposes of diagnosis or treatment of any individual or group of individuals. The Website is not an endorsement of any process, product, treatment, therapy, protocol or methodology. Your use of The Website or its content is not intended to and does not create a physician-patient relationship between You and Beacon Health Partners.
You should always consult Your physician or another appropriate medical professional concerning Your particular health questions and before embarking on any health care activities or regimens.
BEACON HEALTH PARTNERS understands that You value Your privacy and respects Your desire to maintain the privacy of Your personal identifying information and/or personal health information. BEACON HEALTH PARTNERS does not ask You to provide Your personally identifying information or personal health information as a condition of Your access to The Website or view its contents. However, in order for You to participate in certain online activities, communicate with BEACON HEALTH PARTNERS, or access restricted areas of The Website, it may be necessary for you to provide some personally identifying information, such as Your name, email address, phone number, password, etc. Under such circumstance, BEACON HEALTH PARTNERS requests only such personally identifying information as is necessary to provide you with the services or Website access that You request and shares it only with those individuals who need it in order to comply with Your requests. BEACON HEALTH PARTNERS, its employees, agents or contractors will not use Your personally identifiable information for any other purpose and will not disclose or share it with third parties for any other purpose unless You agree that BEACON HEALTH PARTNERS may do so or BEACON HEALTH PARTNERS is compelled to do so by law.
Like many other websites, The Website may use automated technology to collect and aggregate information regarding each user’s experience and participation while visiting The Website. This information may be shared with third parties. The information collected and/or shared in this way does not include Your personally identifiable information. The Website may also set a piece of data called a “cookie” on Your computer in order to personalize Your experience with The Website. You are not required to use “cookies” in order to access and use The Website.
4. WEBSITE CONTENT
All of the information and content displayed on The Website (such as text, graphics, videos, articles, icons, images, data compilations, etc. including their appearance on The Website) is owned by or licensed to BEACON HEALTH PARTNERS for use on The Website and is protected by United States and international intellectual property laws, including copyright, trademark, trade dress, and intellectual property. You may not copy, use or disseminate the content of The Website, in whole or in part, for any purpose whatsoever, without the prior written consent of BEACON HEALTH PARTNERS.
BEACON HEALTH PARTNERS reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to amend, change, alter, enhance, remove, or cease to provide access to The Website or its content at any time, without prior notice.
5. LIMITED LICENSE AND SITE ACCESS
BEACON HEALTH PARTNERS grants to You a non-exclusive, limited license to access and make personal non-commercial use of the information and contents of the non-restricted portions of The Website. You are permitted to download, print or email any pages from the BEACON HEALTH PARTNERS website for your personal and non-commercial use and to share that information or content with your friends and family.
This license does not entitle You to any resale or commercial use of The Website or its contents; any derivative use of this Website or its contents; any downloading or copying of information for the benefit of any person other than you; or any use of data mining, robots or similar data gathering and extraction tools, which are expressly forbidden for any purpose whatsoever. You may not reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell or otherwise exploit for any commercial purpose The Website or any portion of its contents or BEACON HEALTH PARTNERS’ trademark, tradedress, logo or other proprietary information without BEACON HEALTH PARTNERS’ express written consent. This prohibition includes the use of “framing”, “metatags,” or any application, which make hidden use of the BEACON HEALTH PARTNERS’ Website or its content.
6. BEACON HEALTH PARTNERS INTERACTIVE SERVICES
The Website may include the BEACON HEALTH PARTNERS’ blog, chat room, email or other interactive services intended to permit BEACON HEALTH PARTNERS and others to share information and ideas concerning health, healthcare and related areas. (“Interactive Services”) Under certain circumstances, The Website may permit You to access and participate in the BEACON HEALTH PARTNER’S Interactive Services. BEACON HEALTH PARTNERS reserves the right to accept or deny any and all submissions to the Interactive Services.
As a condition for permitting You to participate in the Interactive Services, You agree that:
a) You shall use The Website for lawful purposes only;
b) You shall not submit or transmit through The Website any material that violates or infringes in any way upon the rights of others;
c) You will not use lewd language, threaten physical or personal harm or otherwise engage in objectionable conduct while communicating with others;
d) You will not post your personally identifiable information or personal health information on The Website.
You agree that BEACON HEALTH PARTNERS has the right to reject or remove submissions that BEACON HEALTH PARTNERS, in its sole discretion, believes is lewd, threatening, inappropriate, objectionable or that do not reflect the content, style and professionalism that BEACON HEALTH PARTNER seeks to represent. By submitting any messages, suggestions, materials, photos, works of art or authorship, ideas, or concepts to The Website, You represent and warrant that You have the right to and thereby assign a non-exclusive, unlimited license to BEACON HEALTH PARTNERS to publish, republish, use, disseminate, develop, modify, prepare derivative works or otherwise use the submission for any purpose whatsoever. You agree that You shall indemnify BEACON HEALTH PARTNERS (including, but not limited to, its owners, employees, officers and agents) for all third-party claims, including reasonable attorney’s fees, resulting from your use of The Website.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, You understand and agree that BEACON HEALTH PARTNERS’ role in connection with the Interactive Services is as an Internet Service Provider and that BEACON HEALTH PARTNERS is not and will not be liable for any posted comment or submission or response thereto that is authored or submitted by anyone other than BEACON HEALTH PARTNERS.
7. THIRD-PARTY LINKS
The Website may contain links to third-party Websites. Such other Websites are not owned, operated or controlled by BEACON HEALTH PARTNERS. You agree that BEACON HEALTH PARTNERS is not responsible for the content or functionality contained on any such third-party Website and that You waive any and all claims against BEACON HEALTH PARTNERS as to any loss incurred as the result of Your access or use of such third-party Website.
BEACON HEALTH PARTNERS uses reasonable efforts to ensure the accuracy, correctness and reliability of the content of The Website. However, BEACON HEALTH PARTNERS cannot and does not make any representations or warranties as to The Website content’s accuracy, correctness or reliability and You may not rely on any statement, express or implied, to the contrary. BEACON HEALTH PARTNERS will not knowingly promote or display inaccurate, incorrect, or unreliable Website content. If BEACON HEALTH PARTNERS is provided with actual knowledge that The Website content contains incorrect or unreliable facts, BEACON HEALTH PARTNERS will take reasonable steps to correct or remove same within a reasonable time after receiving actual notice of its inaccuracy.
THIS WEBSITE AND ITS CONTENT, AS WELL AS ANY AND ALL INFORMATION AND SERVICES ASSOCIATED THEREWITH ARE PROVIDED “AS IS.” BEACON HEALTH PARTNERS EXCLUDES AND DISCLAIMS TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW ANY WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, SATISFACTORY QUALITY OR FITNESS FOR A GENERAL OR PARTICULAR PURPOSE. BEACON HEALTH PARTNERS IS NOT LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM THE USE OF THE WEBSITE, ITS CONTENTS AND/OR ANY DATA, INFORMATION OR SERVICES PROVIDED IN CONNECTION THEREWITH, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. THE FUNCTIONS EMBEDDED IN, OR THE MATERIALS AND CONDUCT AVAILABLE AT THE WEBSITE ARE NOT WARRANTED TO BE UNINTERRUPTED OR WITHOUT ERROR. EXCEPT AS OTHERWISE REQUIRED BY APPLICABLE LAW, NEITHER BEACON HEALTH PARTNERS NOR ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS OR CONTRACTORS ARE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, PERSONAL INJURY, LOST PROFITS, DIRECT, INDIRECT, COMPENSATORY, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES) ARISING OUT OF YOUR USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, OR THE PERFORMANCE OF THIS WEBSITE, ITS CONTENT AND/OR SERVICES PROVIDED IN CONNECTION THEREWITH, AND/OR YOUR RELIANCE ON INFORMATION ON THE WEBSITE. THE FOREGOING EXCLUSION OF LOSSES AND DAMAGES SHALL APPLY REGARDLESS OF THE BASIS OF THE CLAIM, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO BREACH OF CONTRACT, BREACH OF WARRANTY, TORT, (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR MALPRACTICE) PRODUCT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE. WHETHER OR NOT BEACON HEALTH PARTNERS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES OR CLAIMS.
BEACON HEALTH PARTNERS HEREBY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL LIABILITY OF ANY TYPE OR DESCRIPTION FOR ANY MEDICAL DECISION, ACTION OR INACTION THAT YOU TAKE OR REFRAIN FROM TAKING BASED ON THE INFORMATION OR CONTENT OF THE WEBSITE. THE WEBSITE PROVIDES GENERAL HEALTH, HEALTHCARE AND RELATED INFORMATION ONLY. IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTION REGARDING YOUR HEALTH OR SUSPECT THAT YOU HAVE A MEDICAL CONDITION YOU SHOULD SEEK INDIVIDUAL CONSULTATION WITH A QUALIFIED PHYSICIAN OR OTHER MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL.
BEACON HEALTH PARTNERS has taken reasonable steps to ensure the security of this Website in order to avoid the loss, misuse or alteration of the information or data that it controls. These steps include both limiting the nature of the information that it will collect through The Website and enabling appropriate technological protection for the data that it does maintain.
However, You are in the best position to protect Your information and data. Please take appropriate steps to ensure that Your information is safe. Please do not post or publicly share Your private information (personally identifiable information or personal health information) on the BEACON HEALTH PARTNERS Website. If You choose to share Your private information, do so only with individuals or entities that have a legitimate purpose for needing the information and only to the extent necessary. It is recommended that You explore and implement practices and technology that may protect Your private information that may reside on Your personal computer, in Your cloud based or other shared resource accounts, and/or while that information is in transit.
10. CONTACT INFORMATION
BEACON HEALTH PARTNERS LLP
1600 Stewart Avenue, Suite 401
Westbury, NY 11590
12. MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS.
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