Website Terms & Conditions of Use
Our Website Policies
Thank you for visiting the Beth Israel Lahey Health, Inc. ("BILH") website. This site is intended to provide general information about BILH, its member hospitals, and other affiliates for informational purposes only. Below you will find the terms and conditions of use for this site. This site also provides links to BILH member and affiliate websites, which are subject to their own terms and conditions of use.
THIS SITE AND RELATED SERVICES PROVIDED ARE SUBJECT TO YOUR COMPLIANCE WITH THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS SET FORTH BELOW. PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION CAREFULLY. YOUR CONTINUED USE OF THIS SITE WILL INDICATE YOUR AGREEMENT TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS SET FORTH BELOW. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, PROMPTLY EXIT THIS SITE. YOUR CONTINUED USE OF THIS SITE INDICATES YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THOSE TERMS AND CONDITIONS.
1. No Medical Advice
This site does NOT provide any Medical Advice! Nothing you learn on this site can be considered medical advice, the practice of medicine, nursing or other professional health care service. The information you obtain from this site might be inappropriate for your own situation, or might be misinterpreted. Never disregard, avoid, or delay obtaining medical advice from a doctor or qualified health care provider because of something you have read on the Site. If you suspect that you have a medical problem or condition, please contact a qualified health care professional immediately. If you are experiencing a medical emergency, please dial 911 (if you are in the United States) or go to the nearest emergency room. BILH assumes no responsibility for how you use the information you obtain from this site.
2. Restrictions on Use and Ownership
All pages within this website and any material made available for download (collectively the site) are the property of BILH and/or its subsidiaries and affiliates. The content on the site is provided for informational purposes only.
BILH hereby grants you a nonexclusive license to use the site solely for your personal, non-commercial use and not to use the site to obtain materials, data, or information for purposes of gaining a competitive advantage. As a condition of your use of this site, you warrant to BILH that you will not use the site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms and Conditions. If you breach any of these Terms and Conditions, your authorization to use this site automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any downloaded or printed materials.
The contents of the site, including the text, images, audio, and video, are copyrighted and may not be distributed, modified, reproduced, or used, in whole or in part, without the prior written consent of BILH, except that you may download content from the site to any single computer for your personal, non-commercial use only, provided you keep intact all copyright, trademark, and other proprietary notices and comply with any applicable end user license agreements. For purposes of these Terms and Conditions, any use of these materials on any other website or networked computer environment for any purpose is prohibited.
Persons viewing this site may not make copies of any of the materials on it for any purpose, with the sole exception of the automatic copies that your web browser may make to a temporary cache on your computer's hard drive for ordinary private viewing purposes.
Any rights not expressly granted by these Terms and Conditions or any applicable end user license agreements are reserved by BILH.
3. Copyright and Trademark Notice
The materials on this site are protected by copyright law. Any use of materials from the Site that is not in accordance with these Terms and Conditions is strictly prohibited.
Beth Israel Lahey Health, BILH, Beth Israel Lahey Performance Health, BILPH, and www.bilh.org, are the trademarks and service marks of BILH. All other trademarks, service marks and logos used on this site are the trademarks, service marks or logos of their respective owners.
4. Warranty Disclaimers
THIS SITE, INCLUDING ANY CONTENT OR INFORMATION CONTAINED WITHIN IT OR ANY SITE-RELATED SERVICE, IS 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, AND NONINFRINGEMENT. BILH ALSO MAKES NO WARRANTY OR GUARANTEE THAT SERVICE TO THIS SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, ERROR-FREE OR VIRUS-FREE. YOU ASSUME TOTAL RESPONSIBILITY AND RISK FOR YOUR USE OF THIS SITE, SITE-RELATED SERVICES, AND HYPERLINKED WEBSITES. NO ORAL OR WRITTEN INFORMATION OR ADVICE GIVEN BY BILH OR BILH 'S AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVES SHALL CREATE A WARRANTY OR IN ANY WAY INCREASE THE SCOPE OF THIS WARRANTY.
5. Limitation of Liability
BILH AND ITS AFFILIATES, SUPPLIERS, AND OTHER THIRD PARTIES MENTIONED ON THIS SITE ARE NEITHER RESPONSIBLE NOR LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE, OR OTHER DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THOSE RESULTING FROM LOST PROFITS, LOST DATA, OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING IN ANY WAY TO THE SITE, SITE-RELATED SERVICES AND PRODUCTS, CONTENT OR INFORMATION CONTAINED WITHIN THE SITE, AND/OR ANY HYPERLINKED 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 SITE, SITE-RELATED SERVICES, AND/OR HYPERLINKED WEBSITES IS TO STOP USING THE SITE 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.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless BILH, and its affiliates, its officers, directors, employees, agents, (the "Indemnitees") from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including without limitation, lost wages, revenue or business because of any information or services provided by the Site.
7. Accuracy and Integrity of Information
Although BILH attempts to ensure the integrity and accurateness of the site, it makes no guarantees whatsoever as to the correctness or accuracy of the site. It is possible that the site could include typographical errors, inaccuracies or other errors, and that unauthorized additions, deletions and alterations could be made to the site by third parties. In the event that an inaccuracy arises, please inform BILH so that it can be corrected. Information contained on the site may be changed or updated without notice.
8. Links or Pointers to Other Sites
BILH makes no representations whatsoever about any other corporately unaffiliated websites that you may access through this site. When you access any corporately unaffiliated- site, please understand that it is independent from BILH, and that BILH has no control over the content on that website. In addition, a hyperlink to a corporately unaffiliated website does not mean that BILH endorses or accepts any responsibility for the content, or the use, of the linked site. It is up to you to take precautions to ensure that whatever you select for your use or download is free of such items as viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and other items of a destructive nature. If you decide to access any of the third party sites linked to this Site, you do this entirely at your own risk.
9. Confidential and Proprietary Information/Visitor Submissions
BILH does not want to receive confidential or proprietary information from you through the site. Please note that any information or material sent to BILH through the site, including e-mail and all data, images, sounds, text, and other things embodied therein, (collectively "Communications") will be deemed NOT to be confidential. By sending BILH any Communications, you grant BILH an unrestricted, irrevocable, world-wide, royalty free license to use, reproduce, display, perform, modify, transmit, and distribute those Communications in and on all media now known or later developed, and you also agree that BILH is free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques that you send us for any purpose.
10. Hyperlinks to This Site
Persons constructing other Websites may of course link to any of the pages on this site. However, you may not copy any of the materials from this site onto your own web server for any reason. Also, you may not link to isolated elements on this site (including photographs, illustrations, diagrams, buttons, text, or any other elements whatsoever) for the purpose of "inlining" them into the context of other web pages, or for linking such isolated elements to other web pages. In other words, link to entire pages on this site, or don't link at all. Any other use will be a violation of copyright and could subject you to legal action.
Web mirror sites, and commercial online services, may request written permission to cache this entire site to their hard drives for the purpose of enabling people to access it more easily or view it more rapidly. Note, however, that under no circumstances will they be granted the right to copy parts of the site piecemeal, but only to copy the entire site, preserving all the interior and exterior links, and not employing any of the materials out of their original context. For permission to "mirror" the site, please send an e-mail describing your request.
12. Choice of Law and Venue
These Terms and Conditions are entered into in the State of Massachusetts and shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Massachusetts, exclusive of its choice of law rules. Each party to these Terms and Conditions submits to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts sitting in Boston, Massachusetts, and waives any jurisdictional, venue, or inconvenient forum objections to such courts. In any action to enforce these Terms and Conditions, the prevailing party will be entitled to costs and attorneys fees. In the event that any of the Terms and Conditions are held by a court or other tribunal of competent jurisdiction to be unenforceable, such provisions shall be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary so that these Terms and Conditions shall otherwise remain in full force and effect.
13. Entire Agreement
These Terms and Conditions constitute the entire agreement between BILH and you pertaining to the subject matter hereof. In its sole discretion, BILH may from time-to-time revise these Terms and Conditions by updating this posting. You should, therefore, periodically visit this page to review the current Terms and Conditions, so you are aware of any such revisions to which you are bound. Certain provisions of these Terms and Conditions may be superseded by expressly designated legal notices or terms located on particular pages within this site.
Beth Israel Lahey Health, Inc.
109 Brookline Avenue
Boston, MA 02215