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TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE OF TRI-CITY MEDICAL CENTER WEBSITE

Terms and Conditions of Use

Welcome to the Tri-City Medical Center website (the "Site").  Please read the following terms and conditions of use ("Terms of Use") carefully before using the Site.  The following Terms of Use govern your relationship with Tri-City Medical Center ("TCHD") and the Tri-City Healthcare District ("TCHD") regarding your use of the Tri-City Medical Center website.

Binding Agreement

This is a binding agreement: by using the Tri-City Medical Center web site located at http://www.tricitymed.org (the "Site") or any services provided in connection with the Site, including, without limitation, online bill pay, online donation, electronic newsletters, online mailing lists, and online feedback (the "Service"), you agree to abide by these Terms of Use, as they may be amended by TCHD from time to time. TCHD will post a notice on the Site any time these Terms of Use have been changed or otherwise updated. It is your responsibility to review these Terms of Use periodically, and if at any time you find these Terms of Use unacceptable, you must immediately leave the Site and cease all use of any Service and the Site. YOU AGREE THAT BY USING THE SERVICE YOU REPRESENT THAT YOU ARE AT LEAST 18 YEARS OLD AND THAT YOU ARE LEGALLY ABLE TO ENTER INTO THIS AGREEMENT.

Your Use of Information

INFORMATION PROVIDED VIA THE SITE IS NOT INTENDED TO BE, AND SHOULD NOT BE USED AS, MEDICAL OR PROFESSIONAL ADVICE OR A SUBSTITUTE FOR MEDICAL TREATMENT BY A HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL. Information provided via the Site is provided as a service to the community and is intended to be general in nature. This information is not provided in the course of a professional relationship between a health care provider and a patient. TCHD is not recommending a course of treatment for your particular circumstances or making a diagnosis through the use of the Site. Do not disregard or delay in seeking medical advice because of any information you read on the Site. Your healthcare provider should be consulted regarding matters concerning the medical condition, treatment, and needs of you and your family.  Reference to products or medications on the Site is for informational purposes only and should not be considered an endorsement, recommendation, or approval of such products or medications.

Limited Personal Permission to Use The Site; Prohibited Uses

TCHD is giving limited personal permission to use the Site.  You may not transfer or assign your personal permission to any other party.  Such personal permission is limited in that you may not:

  • Use, download, or print material from the Site for commercial use (i.e., selling, posting information on another web site, etc.).
  • Modify or delete any proprietary notices from material downloaded or printed from the Site.
  • Transmit or otherwise provide data from the Site to a third party.
  • Use the Site in any manner that is contrary to any applicable law.

TCHD further imposes certain restrictions on your permissible use of the Site and the Service. You are prohibited from violating or attempting to violate any security features of the Site or Service, including, without limitation, (a) accessing content or data not intended for you, or logging onto a server or account that you are not authorized to access; (b) attempting to probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of the Service, the Site, or any associated system or network, or to breach security or authentication measures without proper authorization; (c) interfering or attempting to interfere with service to any user, host, or network, including, without limitation, by means of submitting a virus to the Site or Service, overloading, "flooding," "spamming," "mail bombing," or "crashing," (d) using the Site or Service to send unsolicited e-mail, including, without limitation, promotions, or advertisements for products or services; (e) forging any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any e-mail or in any posting using the Service; or (f) attempting to modify, reverse-engineer, decompile, disassemble, or otherwise reduce or attempt to reduce to a human-perceivable form any of the source code used by TCHD in providing the Site or Service. Any violation of system or network security may subject you to civil and/or criminal liability.

Your limited personal permission to use the Site shall terminate immediately in the event you breach these Terms of Use. You are solely responsible for your use of the Site.

Medical Privacy

Information on Tri-City Medical Center's medical information privacy policy and Tri-City Medical Center's policy regarding patient rights can be found here.

Site Confidentiality and Privacy

Tri-City Medical Center and TCHD respect your privacy and permit you to control the treatment of your personal information. A complete statement of TCHD's current Site privacy policy regarding this Site can be found by clicking on web@tcmc.com PLEASE NOTE: EMAIL THAT YOU SEND US IS NOT NECESSARILY SECURE AGAINST INTERCEPTION.  IF YOU WISH TO COMMUNICATE SENSITIVE INFORMATION TO US, SUCH AS YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER, BANK ACCOUNT NUMBER, MEDICAL OR HEALTH-CARE RELATED INFORMATION, OR CREDIT CARD NUMBERS, CONTACT US THROUGH ONE OF OUR SECURE ONLINE FORMS OR BY MAIL OR TELEPHONE, INSTEAD OF VIA EMAIL. Tri-City Medical Center IS NOT ABLE TO PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE VIA E-MAIL.  FOR MEDICAL ADVICE, PLEASE CONSULT YOUR PHYSICIAN.

Use of Certain Information About You 

You agree that, should you elect to supply it, TCHD may use your name, e-mail address, physical address, or other data to communicate with you. You may request to have this information modified or deleted from our records by contacting us at web@tcmc.com. TCHD may use this information as necessary to enforce these Terms of Use. TCHD will not sell this information to any other party.  A complete statement of TCHD current Site privacy policy, including information regarding how TCHD may use information about you and how you can limit such use, can be found on Web site content advisory.

Site Provided "As-Is"

INFORMATION AND THE SERVICE PROVIDED ON THE SITE ARE PROVIDED AS IS AND AS AVAILABLE.   TCHD MAKES NO, AND HEREBY DISCLAIMS ANY, WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF TITLE, NONINFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR USE OR PURPOSE.  TCHD DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTY AS TO THE AVAILABILITY OF THE SITE OR THAT THE SITE WILL OPERATE WITHOUT INTERRUPTION OR ERROR.  TCHD MAKES NO WARRANTY AS TO THE RELIABILITY, ACCURACY, TIMELINESS, USEFULNESS, ADEQUACY, COMPLETENESS OR SUITABILITY OF THE SERVICE OR INFORMATION PROVIDED THROUGH THE SITE. YOU ASSUME THE RISK OF ANY AND ALL DAMAGE OR LOSS FROM USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE SITE OR THE SERVICE.  TCHD IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE RESULTS OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF INFORMATION PROVIDED.

Limited Liability

TCHD'S LIABILITY TO YOU IS LIMITED TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL TCHD BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS, OR LOST DATA, REGARDLESS OF THE FORESEEABILITY OF THOSE DAMAGES) ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF THE SITE OR ANY OTHER INFORMATION OR THE SERVICE PROVIDED TO YOU BY THE SITE. THIS LIMITATION SHALL APPLY REGARDLESS OF WHETHER THE DAMAGES ARISE OUT OF BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY OR FORM OF ACTION.

Affiliated Sites

TCHD has no control over, and no liability for, any third party websites, materials, or content. TCHD works with a number of partners and affiliates whose internet sites may be linked with the Site. Because neither TCHD nor the Site has control over the content and performance of these partner and affiliate sites, TCHD makes no guarantees about the accuracy, currency, content, or quality of the information or services provided by such sites, and TCHD assumes no responsibility for unintended, objectionable, inaccurate, misleading, or unlawful content that may reside on those sites. Similarly, from time to time in connection with your use of the Site, you may have access to content items (including, but not limited to, websites) that are owned by third parties. You acknowledge and agree that TCHD makes no guarantees about, and assumes no responsibility for, the accuracy, currency, content, or quality of this third party content, and that, unless expressly provided otherwise, these Terms of Use shall govern your use of any and all third party content.  Links to third party websites do not imply TCHD's endorsement of such site or such site's products or services. 

Indemnity

YOU AGREE TO INDEMNIFY TCHD FOR CERTAIN OF YOUR ACTS AND OMISSIONS. YOU AGREE TO INDEMNIFY, DEFEND, AND HOLD HARMLESS TCHD, ITS AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, CONSULTANTS, AGENTS, AND REPRESENTATIVES FROM ANY AND ALL THIRD PARTY CLAIMS, LOSSES, LIABILITY, DAMAGES, AND/OR COSTS (INCLUDING REASONABLE ATTORNEY FEES AND COSTS) ARISING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO OR USE OF THE SITE, YOUR VIOLATION OF THESE TERMS OF USE, OR YOUR INFRINGEMENT, OR INFRINGEMENT BY ANY OTHER USER OF YOUR ACCOUNT, OF ANY INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY OR OTHER RIGHT OF ANY PERSON OR ENTITY. TCHD WILL NOTIFY YOU PROMPTLY OF ANY SUCH CLAIM, LOSS, LIABILITY, OR DEMAND, AND WILL PROVIDE YOU WITH REASONABLE ASSISTANCE, AT YOUR EXPENSE, IN DEFENDING ANY SUCH CLAIM, LOSS, LIABILITY, DAMAGE, OR COST.

Notices

Notices sent to you by TCHD in connection with these Terms of Use or your use of the Site or the Service may be delivered to you by electronic mail, a general notice on the Site, or by written communication delivered by first class U.S. mail. You may give notice to TCHD at any time by letter delivered by first class postage prepaid U.S. mail or overnight courier to the following address:

Tri-City Healthcare District 
Tri-City Medical Center
4002 Vista Way
Oceanside, CA 92056
Attn: Legal Affairs

Governing Law

These Terms of Use shall be construed in accordance with and governed by the laws of the United States and the State of California, without reference to their rules regarding conflicts of law. You hereby irrevocably consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state or federal courts in San Diego County, California, USA, in all disputes arising out of or related to the use of the Site or Service.

Severability; Waiver

If, for whatever reason, a court of competent jurisdiction finds any term or condition in these Terms of Use to be unenforceable, all other terms and conditions will remain unaffected and in full force and effect. No waiver of any breach of any provision of these Terms of Use shall constitute a waiver of any prior, concurrent, or subsequent breach of the same or any other provisions hereof, and no waiver shall be effective unless made in writing and signed by an authorized representative of the waiving party.

No License

Nothing contained on the Site should be understood as granting you a license to use any of the trademarks, service marks, or logos owned by TCHD, TCMC or by any third party.

California Use Only

The Site is controlled and operated by TCHD from its offices in the State of California. TCHD makes no representation that any of the materials or the Service to which you have been given access are available or appropriate for use in other locations. Your use of or access to the Site should not be construed as TCHD 's purposefully availing itself of the benefits or privilege of doing business in any state or jurisdiction other than California.

Modifications

TCHD may, in its sole discretion and without prior notice, (a) revise these Terms of Use; (b) modify the Site and/or the Service; and (c) discontinue the Site and/or Service at any time. TCHD shall post any revision to these Terms of Use to the Site, and the revision shall be effective immediately on such posting. You agree to review these Terms of Use and other online policies posted on the Site periodically to be aware of any revisions. You agree that, by continuing to use or access the Site following notice of any revision, you shall abide by any such revision.  No modification or attempted modification of these Terms by you shall be binding on TCHD unless made in writing and physically signed by an authorized representative of TCHD.

Entire Agreement

The Terms of Use constitute the entire agreement between TCHD and you pertaining to the subject matter hereof.

Contact Us

For more information regarding the Site, please contact us at web@tcmc.com or at the address below:

Tri-City Medical Center
Public Affairs and Marketing Dept.
Attention: Webmaster
4002 Vista Way
Oceanside, CA 92056

Acknowledgment

BY USING THE SERVICE OR ACCESSING THE SITE, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ THESE TERMS OF USE AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THEM.

Copyright

All contents of Site or the Service are: Copyright © 2010 Tri-City Healthcare District, Oceanside, CA 92056. All rights reserved.

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