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TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE
The "SearchMed"™ Health Care Provider 'Directory' or website are for use by the general public and health care professionals alike, for informational purposes only. The Directory and/or website are designed to facilitate the online visitor's search and identification of professionals, facilities, other services or medical products in a given geographic area. Inclusion in the Directory and/or website does not imply recommendation and/or endorsement by SearchMed. SearchMed does not warrant or represent that the Directory and/or website, or any part thereof, are accurate or complete. SearchMed has not investigated, nor does SearchMed vouch for any of the professionals, facilities, other services, or medical products listed in the Directory and/or website. SearchMed shall be 'Held Harmless' and NOT be liable under any circumstance to the online visitor or to any third party for any decision made or action taken in reliance upon information published in the Directory and/or website. By using the Directory and/or website, the online visitor agrees to these Terms & Conditions of Use.
In accordance with the U.S. Federal law, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act [HIPAA], your medical records will be kept secret and not shared by SEARCHMED.COM with any person, agency, or institution in any way, shape, or form unless you, the subscriber, or your legal surrogate chooses to do so. You, the subscriber, or your health care surrogate, are  the legal owner and  responsible for the handling of your medical records and may freely choose to disclose your medical records of your own will or volition; SEARCHMED.COM will not be liable in any way, shape, or form for your decision to do so. SEARCHMED.COM will endeavor to keep whatever records you choose to store with us in an encrypted database and isolated, unshared server storage and use unreasonable modern technology to secure the privacy of your data. For more detailed information regarding HIPAA law and requirements, please visit http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/privacy/index.html
PRIVACY STATEMENT & DATABASE COLLECTION
This Privacy Statement isto inform you how SEARCHMED.COM gathers and uses your personal and non-personal information when you visit our web site. SEARCHMED.COM reserves the right to change this Privacy Statement at any time by notifying visitors to this web site of the existence of a new Privacy Statement. The database of information that we collect is expressly for our company use and will not be sold or shared without prior consent. With respect to HIPAA data above, this will not occur under any circumstance except by subpoena from a U.S. court of law.
PRIVACY AND ACCURACY
You acknowledge and agree that the internet is not a secure medium, and neither the privacy of your communications, nor visits to this web site, can be ensured. The nature of internet communications means that your communications may be susceptible to data corruption, interception, delays, malicious hacking, phishing scams, etc.
COLLECTION OF INFORMATION
We do not collect personal information about you unless you specifically and knowingly provide such information to us and this will occur only under a contractual agreement. This would generally happen in the case where you have entered your name to receive information, subscribed to our newsletter, store information both public and private into our database, or disclosed personally identifiable information in e-mails. In these cases, your personal informationmay include your name, address, phone number, age, and e-mail address.
Non-personal information about your visiting habits may also be automatically collected through the use of “cookies.” Cookies are computer files that are placed in your hard drive to remember any preferences that you may have when surfing the web. They can also tell us how often particular pages are visited.
USE OF INFORMATION
You agree and consent that your personal and non-personal information also may be used to generate statistics and aggregate reports for internal use by SEARCHMED COM., its affiliates, subsidiaries, licensees, successors, assigns, suppliers, and advertisers. These statistics and reports will contain only aggregated and no personally identifiable information. Your identity is kept strictly anonymous. Other than as indicated above, we do not currently sell rent, share, or otherwise make available your personal information to any outside parties.
Your privacy is important to us as a visitor to SEARCHMED.COM. It is our wish to provide you with accurate information and a secure and highly satisfactory experience each time you visit our web site.
TRADEMARKS AND COPYRIGHTS
SEARCHMED.COM owns and operates SEARCHMED.COM web sites and all other names, tiles, logos, and designs identifying the products and brands of SEARCHMED.COM and/or its affiliates and subsidiaries, including any derivative and related names, ties, logos and designs, are trademarks and the sole property of SEARCHMED.COM. All other names, tiles, logos and designs appearing on this web site are the property of their respective owners.
This web site contains copyrighted material, trademarks and other proprietary information, including, but not limited to, text, photographs, graphics, images, illustrations and software (collectively, the "Content") and the entire contents of this web site are protected by copyright as a collective work and/or compilation under the United States copyright laws, international conventions and other copyright laws. SEARCHMED.COM owns a copyright in the Content original to it and in the selection, coordination, arrangement and enhancement of the Content.
Any reproduction, modification, publication, transmission, retransmission, framing, misuse, misappropriation, unauthorized use, transfer, sale, distribution, performance, display, or creation of a derivative work or any other exploitation of the Content or this web site, whether in whole or in part, is strictly prohibited unless the prior and express writen consent of SEARCHMED.COM is obtained. Notwithstanding the foregoing, any visitor to this web site may download the Content for personal use only provided that all copyright and other notices in the Content are maintained and the visitor agrees and acknowledges that it does not acquire any ownership or other use rights by downloading the Content.
LINKED WEB SITES
As a service to visitors to the SEARCHMED.COM web site, we include links to other web sites over which we have no control. SEARCHMED.COM MAKES NO ENDORSEMENTS, WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER REGARDING THOSE SITES, INCLUDING THE PRODUCTS, SOFTWARE, MATERIALS, SERVICES, CONTENT OR ACCURACY OR APPROPRIATENESS OF CONTENT ON SUCH LINKED WEB SITES. A VISITOR'S DECISION TO ACCESS ANY SUCH OTHER WEB SITES SHALL BE ENTIRELY AT THE VISITOR'S OWN RISK AND DISCRETION.
DISCLAIMER AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
YOU UNDERSTAND AND EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT USE OF THE SEARCHMED.COM WEB SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK AND DISCRETION. YOU AGREE TO HOLD SEARCHMED.COM AND ITS AFFILIATES AND SUBSIDIARIES ABSOLUTELY HARMLESS FROM, AND YOU COVENANT NOT TO TAKE ANY ACTION AGAINST SEARCHMED.COM AND ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES AND SUBSIDIARIES FOR, ANY CLAIMS IN ANY CONNECTION WITH THIS WEB SITE. NEITHER SEARCHMED.COM, ITS AFFILIATES AND SUBSIDIARIES, NOR ANY OF ITS AND THEIR RESPECTIVE EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, THIRD PARTY CONTENT PROVIDERS OR LICENSORS MAKES ANY REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES OR COVENANTS, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER WITH RESPECT TO THE SEARCHMED.COM WEB SITE OR ITS CONTENTS.
BY USING OR ATTEMPTING TO USE THE SEARCHMED COM WEB SITE, THE VISITOR TO THIS WEB SITE EXPRESSLY ACKNOWLEDGES AND UNDERSTANDS THAT THIS WEB SITE AND THE INFORMATION OR MATERIALS HEREIN ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS, WHERE IS" BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES THAT THIS WEB SITE WILL BE OPERABLE, UNINTERRUPTED, VIRUS FREE OR ERROR FREE, WARRANTIES OF TITLE, WARRANTIES AS TO THE DEPENDABILITY, PRIVACY, ACCURACY, TIMELINESS, AUTHENTICITY, COMPLETENESS OR RELIABILITY OF ANY INFORMATION, CONTENT, SERVICE OR OTHER MERCHANDISE PROVIDED THROUGH THIS WEB SITE OR WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
IN NO EVENT WILL SEARCHMED.COM, ITS AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS, NOR ITS AND THEIR RESPECTIVE DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS AND REPRESENTATIVES BE LIABLE TO ANY PARTY FOR DAMAGES OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF THIS WEB SITE, OR ANY OTHER LINKED WEB SITE. THIS IS A COMPREHENSIVE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY THAT YOU AGREE IS FAIR AND REASONABLE IN THE CIRCUMSTANCES CONCERNING YOUR USE OF THE WES SITE AND APPLIES TO ALL HARM, LIABILITY, INJURY, LOSS, COST, EXPENSE OR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, COMPENSATORY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, REGARDLESS OF HOW SAME ARISE (WHETHER IN TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STATUTE, CONTRACT, COMMON LAW, EQUITY OR OTHERWISE), AND WHETHER FOR OR IN CONNECTION WITH, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOSS OF PROGRAMS OR OTHER DATA, LOSS OF INCOME, REVENUES OR PROFITS, LOSS OF ANTICIPATED SALES, LOSS OF OPPORTUNITIES, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, FAILURE TO REALIZE EXPECTED SAVINGS, DAMAGE TO PROPERTY, CLAIMS OF THIRD PARTIES AND OTHERWISE.
GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION
The SEARCHMED.COM web site (excluding any linked web site) is controlled by SEARCHMED.COM. English shall be the language of this web site, and all transactions occurring in connection with this website and the parties waive any right to use and rely upon any other language, or translations; legal jurisdiction will be in the State of Florida within the United States of America.
NO SOLICITATION OF SECURITIES
The SEARCHMED.COM web site and the information contained herein does not constitute an offer or a solicitation of an offer for the purchase or sale of any securities.