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Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions

HIPAAJournal.com (“us” or “we”) welcomes visitors to our website (the “Site”) subject to the terms and conditions (“Terms”) below. Please read these Terms and make sure you understand them before using this Site.

THIS AGREEMENT (“AGREEMENT”) CONSISTS OF THE LEGALLY BINDING TERMS FOR YOUR USE OF THIS SITE. YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THIS AGREEMENT IS ACKNOWLEDGED BY YOUR ACCESSING AND USING THE SITE. YOU MAY NOT USE THIS SITE OR AGREE WITH THE TERMS IF YOU ARE NOT OF LEGAL AGE TO FORM A BINDING CONTRACT, OR ARE PROHIBITED BY LAW FROM VISITING THIS SITE.

BY ACCESSING OR USING THIS SITE, YOU DECLARE THAT YOU HAVE THE RIGHT, AUTHORITY AND CAPACITY TO ENTER INTO THE AGREEMENT AND TO ABIDE BY ALL OF ITS TERMS AND CONDITIONS. IF YOU ACCESS OR USE THIS SITE ON BEHALF OF A COMPANY, ORGANIZATION OR OTHER ENTITY, YOU DECLARE THAT YOU ARE AN AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE OF SUCH COMPANY, ORGANIZATION OR OTHER ENTITY WITH THE AUTHORITY TO BIND IT TO THE AGREEMENT.

IF YOU DO DISAGREE WITH ANY OF THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT, PLEASE REFRAIN FROM ACCESSING OR USING THIS SITE.

By accessing or using HIPAAJournal.com, you agree to comply with and to be bound by these Terms and our Privacy Policy. Our Privacy Policy is considered part of our terms and Conditions and can be read at st19.scale-tone.net/privacy-policy/.

We reserve the right to amend our Terms and Conditions at our discretion at any time. By continuing to use HIPAAJournal.com after any such change, you agree to comply with and to be bound by the modified Terms. We may – at any time and for any reason, with or without notice – modify, suspend, interrupt or terminate access to this Site (or any portion thereof), and modify or change the Site and the applicable terms and policies.

Use of HIPAAJournal.com

HIPAAJournal.com permits you to access, view and use this Site solely for information purposes subject to our Terms and Conditions. However, in addition to the limitations contained within this agreement, you agree not to:

  • Interfere with the operation of the Site or with any other person’s use of the Site;
  • Breach, or attempt to breach, the security of the Site in order to gain unauthorized access to the Site or any part of the Site;
  • Use any data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction methods in connection with the Site or impose any unreasonable burden on the Site; and
  • Use the Site for any purpose that is beyond the scope of the Site’s expected use, illegal or prohibited by these Terms.

Intellectual Property

Unless otherwise stated, all intellectual property, materials, works, software, code and other functions used in conjunction with the Site, including, but not limited to, text, graphics, images, illustrations, designs, icons, photographs, video clips, and written and other materials that appear as part of the Site, as well as their selection and arrangement and “look and feel” (collectively, the “Content”) are protected by copyright, trademark, trade dress, patent, and/or other intellectual property laws, and any unauthorized use of the Content may violate such laws and these Terms.

Except as expressly provided herein, we do not grant any express or implied rights to use the Content. You agree not to copy, reproduce, republish, frame, download, transmit, modify, display, reverse engineer, create derivative works based on the Content or their selection and arrangement on the Site, sell, or participate in any sale of, rent, lease, loan, assign, distribute, license, sublicense, or exploit in any way, in whole or in part, any of the Content, the Site or any related software, except as expressly authorized herein.

HIPAAJournal.com may also make available materials, information and services provided by third parties, such as photographs, text, graphics, pictures, sound, video, information and software applications (collectively, the “Third Party Content”). The Third Party Content may be governed by separate license agreements that accompany such content. Third Party Content is not investigated, monitored or checked for accuracy, appropriateness, or completeness by us.

Liability for Third Party Content

HIPAA Journal.com offers no guarantees and assumes no responsibility or liability of any type with respect to the Third Party Content, including any liability resulting from incompatibility between the Third Party Content and the Content offered by us. You agree that you will not hold us responsible or liable with respect to the Third Party Content or seek to do so.

Further, we are not responsible for any third party websites accessed through the Site, and you should review the terms of use and policies of any website to which you navigate from the Site. If you decide to leave the Site and access third party websites or content, you do so at your own risk and you should be aware that our terms and policies no longer govern.

To the extent the Site contains links to outside services and resources, you acknowledge that: (1) HIPAAJournal.com is not responsible for the content of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site, or any changes or updates to such sites; and (2) HIPAAJournal.com is not responsible for any other form of transmission received from any linked site.

HIPAAJournal.com provides these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply our approval or endorsement. Any issues or concerns regarding any such site should be directed to the owner or operator of that site.

Notice of Copyright Infringement

HIPAAJournal.com respects the intellectual property rights of others and expects users of this Site to do the same. If you believe that your copyrighted work has been copied or used on this Site in a manner that constitutes copyright infringement, you may notify us as set forth below. We will review all claims of copyright infringement received and remove content that we deem, in our sole discretion, to have been posted or distributed in violation of any such laws.

In order to file a copyright infringement notice, you will need to send a written communication that includes the following:

  • A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner;
  • Identification of the copyrighted work that is claimed to have been infringed;
  • Identification of the material that is claimed to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed, and information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material;
  • Information reasonably sufficient to permit us to contact you, such as an address, telephone number, and if available, an e-mail address;
  • A statement that you have 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; and
  • 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 being infringed.

Your notice of copyright infringement should be sent to info@HIPAAJournal.com. Please be aware that to be effective, your copyright infringement notification must comply with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”). You are encouraged to review 17 U.S.C. Sec. 512(c) (3) of the DMCA or consult with an attorney prior to sending a notice – you may be liable for damages (including attorney fees and costs) if you knowingly misrepresent that our material is infringing a copyright.

Indemnification

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless HIPAAJournal.com, its officers, shareholders, predecessors, successors in interest, directors, employees, agents, subsidiaries, affiliates, licensors and suppliers from and against any and all claims, charges, complaints, damages, losses, liabilities, costs and expenses (including attorneys’ fees) due to, arising out of or relating in any way to your use of, or access to, the Site.

Safety of Visitors

HIPAAJournal.com cannot guarantee the safety of visitors to this Site, although we aim to be responsive to your concerns. If you notice abusive, threatening, defamatory, racist, libelous, indecent, pornographic or vulgar content within the Site – or have been the victim of such malevolence – please send an email explaining your concerns to info@HIPAAJournal.com.

Disclaimer

BY USING HIPAAJOURNAL.COM, YOU EXPRESSLY ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THIS SITE, ITS SATISFACTORY QUALITY, ACCURACY AND PERFORMANCE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK.

HIPAAJOURNAL.COM IS PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” WITH ALL FAULTS AND WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. WE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH RESPECT TO THIS SITE – EITHER IMPLIED OR STATUTORY – INCLUDING, BUT NOT EXCLUSIVE TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND/OR CONDITIONS OF SATISFACTORY QUALITY, ACCURACY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTY RIGHTS.

WE CANNOT BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR INTERFERENCE WITH YOUR ENJOYMENT OF THIS SITE, OR THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED IN OR PERFORMED BY THE SITE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS. THE OPERATION OF THE SITE MAY BE UNINTERRUPTED OR PRONE TO ERRORS. WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT ANY UPDATE WILL CONTINUE TO BE MADE AVAILABLE IN THE FUTURE, THAT ERRORS IN THE CONTENT WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT HIPAAJOURNAL.COM WILL BE COMPATIBLE WITH ANY THIRD PARTY SOFTWARE, SERVICES OR APPLICATIONS.

YOU FURTHER ACKNOWLEDGE THAT HIPAAJOURNAL.COM IS NOT INTENDED OR SUITABLE FOR USE IN ENVIRONMENTS OR SITUATIONS IN WHICH THE FAILURE OR TIME DELAY OF, OR ERRORS OR INACCURACIES IN, THE CONTENT, DATA OR OTHER INFORMATION PROVIDED BY THE SITE COULD LEAD TO PERSONAL INJURY, OR SEVERE PHYSICAL OR ENVIRONMENTAL DAMAGE.

IN CERTAIN JURISDICTIONS, SOME LIMITATIONS OR THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES FROM APPLICABLE STATUTORY RIGHT IS NOT PERMITTED. WHERE APPLICABLE, SUCH LIMITATIONS AND EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

Limitations of Liability

Except where prohibited by law, in no event will HIPAAJournal.com, its officers, directors, employees, shareholders, and agents be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, special, exemplary or consequential damages that result from the use of this Site or the inability to use it, the performance of this Site or the conduct of other users and contributors to this Site – even if we have been informed of the possibility of such damages.

You assume total responsibility for your use of the Site. Your only remedy against HIPAAJournal.com for dissatisfaction with the Site is to stop using the Site. In addition to the forgoing limitations of liability, you agree that you will not join any claim against HIPAAJournal.com with the claim of any other person or entity in a lawsuit, arbitration or other proceeding; that no claim you have against HIPAAJournal.com shall be resolved on a classwide basis; and that you will not assert a claim in a representative capacity against HIPAAJournal.com on behalf of anyone else.

Controlling Law and Severability

This Agreement shall be construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California, without regard to any conflict of law provisions. Any dispute arising under this Agreement shall be resolved exclusively by the state and/or federal courts of the State of California, County of Los Angeles and/or the Central District of California. If a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision or portion of these terms and conditions unenforceable, the remainder shall continue in full force and effect.

Entire Agreement; Modifications and Waiver

These Terms and Conditions – together with our Privacy Policy – constitute the entire agreement between you and HIPAAJournal.com with respect to your access to and use of this Site. The current version of this Agreement takes the place of all previous written and oral communications, and cancels any previous Terms and Conditions published on this page.

We reserve the right to modify this Agreement periodically. When the Agreement is modified, we will inform you by posting the revised Terms and Conditions and/or privacy Policy on this Site. Modifications to this agreement become effective upon posting on the Site – the date of which is shown as the “Revised On” date below. By continuing to access and use HIPAAJournal.com, you agree to be bound by the revised Agreement.

The failure of either party to enforce any rights within these Terms or to take action against the other party in the event of any breach of these Terms shall not be deemed a waiver by that party as to subsequent enforcement of rights or subsequent actions in the event of future breaches.

Revised on 11/28/2014