Terms of Use

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I. ACCESSING THE WEBSITE MEANS YOU AGREE TO THESE TERMS OF USE
These Terms of Use are a legal agreement between you, the end user, and Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth Health System, Inc. acting on behalf of its subsidiaries, affiliates, and licensors, ("SCL Health") and governs your use and access to the SCL Health Website.

Except where expressly noted otherwise, the SCL Health Website consists of all websites located on this root domain: sclhealth.org (the "Website"). 

By your access or use of the Website, you are indicating that you agree to these Terms of Use. If you do not agree with these Terms of Use, do not access or use the Website. In addition, you may be required to acknowledge your consent to these Terms of Use or third party terms of use to navigate to certain pages of our Website or to complete some transactions. 

The terms of the SCL Health Privacy Policy and the Notice of Privacy Practices apply to your use of the Website and are hereby incorporated. The Privacy Policy tells you how SCL Health collects, uses, protects, shares, and controls information about you related to your interaction with the Website. Additionally, each affiliate of SCL Health that provides healthcare services maintains a Notice of Privacy Practices (NPP).  The NPP provides information about how the applicable SCL Health affiliate might use and disclose your protected health information ("PHI"). 

II. THE WEBSITE IS FOR YOUR NONCOMMERCIAL, PERSONAL USE
SCL Health makes the Website, including all information, documents, communications, and audio/visual files provided by SCL Health or other third parties SCL Health licenses content from (collectively, "Materials") available for your noncommercial, personal use. 

III. THESE TERMS OF USE MAY CHANGE
From time to time, SCL Health may change these Terms of Use at its sole discretion. If you do not agree with the revised Terms of Use, do not continue to use the Website. Accessing or using the Website means that you have accepted any changes to these Terms of Use. 

IV. THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES AND THIRD PARTY PAGES HAVE DIFFERENT TERMS OF USE AND POLICIES
The Website may produce automated search results or otherwise link you to other websites on the Internet. These other websites are not under the control of SCL Health, and you acknowledge that SCL Health is not responsible for the accuracy, content, privacy policies, products, services, legality, reliability, viewpoint, accuracy, currency, copyright compliance, decency or any other aspect of the content of such websites. The inclusion of such a link does not imply endorsement of the linked website by SCL Health or any association with its operators. Except for information, products, services or merchandise clearly identified as being supplied by SCL Health, SCL Health does not operate, control, supply, endorse, warrant or guarantee any information, products, services or merchandise available on this Website or through the Internet generally in any way.

It is important to understand that when you access or use these other websites, the terms governing your use of other websites may be different from SCL Health's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and NPP. If you visit another website, you are encouraged to examine the privacy policies and/or terms of use policies of that website. 

Some portions of our Website are provided in cooperation with third parties or ("Third Party Pages") or are provided by third parties ("Third Party Websites") and as a result have terms of use that are different from the SCL Health Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and NPP, as applicable. A list of Third Party Pages and Third Party Websites that you may encounter as you navigate across the Website include, but is not limited to the following: 

  1. When you access Authorize.net, the following terms apply to you: Terms of Use
  2. When you access Doctor On Demand, the following terms apply to you: Terms of Use 
  3. When you access MyChart, the following terms apply to you: Terms of Use 
  4. When you access SmashFly, the following terms apply to you: Privacy Policy

V. SOME MATERIAL ON THE WEBSITE IS ADVERTISING MATERIAL
SCL Health is a healthcare provider and as such strives to meet the needs of the community through coordination with other health care providers serving in the community. Information regarding our medical staff and other care providers may be available via the Website.

VI. MEDICAL MATERIALS DISCLAIMER – THESE MATERIALS ARE NOT A SUBSTITUTE FOR MEDICAL ADVICE FROM YOUR HEALTH CARE PROVIDER
UNLESS EXPRESSLY STATED OTHERWISE, NOTHING CONTAINED IN OR PROVIDED THROUGH THE WEBSITE, INCLUDING ALL MATERIALS, IS OR IS INTENDED TO BE USED FOR MEDICAL DIAGNOSIS OR TREATMENT, OR RELIED ON AS AN ENDORSEMENT BY SCL HEALTH OF THE MATERIALS. IT SHOULD NOT BE USED IN PLACE OF A VISIT, CALL, CONSULTATION OR THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTHCARE PROVIDER. YOU SHOULD NEVER DISREGARD MEDICAL ADVICE OR DELAY IN SEEKING IT BECAUSE OF SOMETHING YOU READ, VIEWED, OR HEARD VIA THE WEBSITE.

VII. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
THE  WEBSITE  AND ALL MATERIALS ARE  PROVIDED  “AS  IS”  AND "AS AVAILABLE" WITHOUT  ANY  WARRANTY  OF  ANY  KIND.  TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED UNDER  APPLICABLE LAW, SCL HEALTH DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, BOTH EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NONINFRINGEMENT.

SCL Health assumes no responsibility for any loss or harm that occurs from your use of the Website. 

Your use of the Website is solely at your risk. Because some jurisdictions do not permit the exclusion of certain warranties, these exclusions may not apply to you.

VIII. SCL HEALTH'S LIABILITY IS LIMITED

TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL SCL HEALTH, ITS AGENTS, SUBSIDIARIES, OR ITS LICENSORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, FEES, FINES, PENALTIES, LOSS OF REVENUE OR BUSINESS OR LIABILITIES THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE WEBSITE, OR WHICH ARISE FROM SITES ACCESSED THROUGH THE WEBSITE, AND/OR CONTENT OR INFORMATION PROVIDED ON OR THROUGH THE WEBSITE.

BY USING OR ACCESSING THE WEBSITE, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY FOR DISSATISFACTION WITH THE WEBSITE IS TO STOP USING THE WEBSITE. 

IX.  ACCEPTABLE USE AND INDEMNIFICATION FROM IMPROPER USE
By using the Website, posting information in or otherwise using any communications service, chat room, message board, newsgroup, software library, or other interactive service that may be available to you on or through the Website, you acknowledge and agree that:
SCL Health does not actively monitor the content posted by users, and you view all materials at your own risk. 

  • You will not publish content or otherwise post information that is unlawful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, libelous, deceptive, fraudulent, invasive of another's privacy, tortious, contains explicit or graphic descriptions or accounts of sexual acts or language or otherwise harasses an individual or group of individuals on the basis of race, color, religion, age, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, disability or national origin.
  • You will not post medical advice.
  • At any time, SCL Health may disclose information to satisfy applicable laws or regulations.
  • SCL Health reserves the right to remove any content you post and monitor or terminate your use of the Website with or without notice at any time and for any reason.

You agree to indemnify, hold harmless and defend (collectively "indemnify" of similar term as the context so requires) the SCL Health from and against any and all damages, costs, losses, liabilities, claims, causes of action, proceedings, lawsuits and expenses (collectively "Claims"), including attorneys' fees, costs and expenses reasonably incurred by SCL Health in connection with, related to, or arising out of your access, use or interaction occurring through the Website or the content made available via the Website.  

X. THESE TERMS OF USE ARE GOVERNED BY COLORADO LAW
These Terms of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the state of  Colorado, excluding  its conflicts of law rules. You expressly agree that the exclusive jurisdiction for any claim or action arising out of or relating to these Terms of Use or your use of the Website shall be filed only in the state or federal courts located in the state of Colorado, and you further agree and submit to the exercise of personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purpose of litigating any such claim or action.

XI. YOUR PERSONAL MEDICAL INFORMATION 
Please note that except where expressly stated otherwise (such as certain Third Party Pages or Third Party Websites) there is no provider–patient relationship between you and SCL Health solely resulting from your use of the general Website.  Except where expressly stated otherwise, information you share on the Website is not protected under confidentiality laws that protect provider–patient communications.  By posting information to the Website, you are sharing your personal information. Please carefully select what you choose to disclose and do not share personal medical information.

XII. YOU GRANT A LICENSE TO SCL HEALTH FOR ALL SUBMISSIONS 
You grant SCL Health a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual license, with the right to sublicense, to reproduce, distribute, transmit, create derivative works of, publicly display and publicly perform any materials and other information (including, without limitation, ideas contained therein for new or improved products or services) you submit to public areas of the Website by all means and in any media now known or hereafter developed ("Submissions"). You waive all rights to such Submissions and warrant that you have the right to any Submissions. You agree that you shall have no recourse against SCL Health for any alleged or actual infringement or misappropriation of any proprietary right in your communication to SCL Health.

XIII. WE WILL COMPLY WITH THE DIGITAL MILLENNIUM COPYRIGHT ACT  
If you have any copyright concerns about materials posted on the Website, you agree to let SCL Health know. Pursuant to Title 17, United States Code, Section 512(C)(2), notifications of claimed copyright infringement should be sent to SCL Health's Designated Agent. An effective notification contains the following:

  • A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
  • Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online website are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that website.
  • Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to locate the material.
  • Information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to contact the complaining party, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail address at which the complaining party may be contacted.
  • A statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.
  • A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

All inquiries not relevant to the following procedure will not receive a response. For more information contact: Donna Moranville at donna.moranville@sclhs.net.

Contact Us
Please contact the digital services team at 303-813-5062 or sclwebmanager@sclhs.net if you have questions or concerns regarding these Terms of Use.

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