Terms of Use

PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION CAREFULLY. WE WILL PERIODICALLY MAKE CHANGES TO THE SITE AND THIS TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE, AND YOUR CONTINUED USE OF THIS SITE WILL MEAN YOU ACCEPT THOSE CHANGES AND WILL BE BOUND BY THEM.BY ACCESSING AND USING THIS SITE, YOU ALSO AGREE THAT YOU HAVE READ AND CONSENT TO THE TERMS OF ST. VINCENT MEDICAL CENTER PRIVACY POLICY.

1. Restrictions on Use.
All pages within this Web site and any material made available for download (collectively the “Site”) are the property of St. Vincent Medical Center (“SVMC”) and/or its affiliates. The Site is protected by federal and international copyright and trademark laws. No portion of the materials on these pages may be reprinted, republished, modified, or distributed in any form without the express written permission of SVMC.

You may download material from the Site for your own personal, non-commercial use. You shall keep intact any proprietary notices, including copyright notices, contained on any downloaded materials and shall comply with any applicable end user license agreements.Any rights not expressly granted by these Terms and Conditions or any applicable end user license agreements are reserved by SVMC.

2. Trademark Notice
“St. Vincent Medical Center” and the “Center for Health & Healing” logos are trademarks and service marks of SVMC. All other trademarks, service marks and logos used in this Site are the trademarks, service marks or logos of their respective owners.

3. Disclaimer of Medical Liability
THIS SITE IS NOT DESIGNED TO, AND DOES NOT, PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE, PROFESSIONAL DIAGNOSIS, OPINION, TREATMENT, OR SERVICES TO YOU OR TO ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL. THROUGH THIS SITE AND LINKAGES TO OTHER SITES, SVMC PROVIDES GENERAL INFORMATION FOR EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY. THE INFORMATION PROVIDED IN THIS SITE, OR THROUGH LINKAGES TO OTHER SITES, IS NOT A SUBSTITUTE FOR MEDICAL OR PROFESSIONAL CARE, AND YOU SHOULD NOT USE THE INFORMATION IN PLACE OF A VISIT, CALL, CONSULTATION OR THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER HEALTH CARE PROVIDER.SVMC IS NOT LIABLE OR RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY ADVICE, COURSE OF TREATMENT, DIAGNOSIS OR ANY OTHER INFORMATION, SERVICES, OR PRODUCT YOU OBTAIN THROUGH THIS SITE.

IF YOU BELIEVE YOU HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY, YOU SHOULD IMMEDIATELY CALL 911 OR YOUR PHYSICIAN.

If you believe you have any other health problem, or if you have any questions regarding your health or a medical condition, you should promptly consult your physician or other health care provider.
NEVER DISREGARD MEDICAL OR PROFESSIONAL ADVICE, OR DELAY IN SEEKING IT, BECAUSE OF SOMETHING YOU READ ON THIS SITE OR A LINKED WEB SITE. NEVER RELY ON INFORMATION ON THIS WEB SITE IN PLACE OF SEEKING PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE.

You should also ask your physician or other health care provider to assist you in interpreting any information in this Site or in the linked Web sites, or in applying the information to your individual case.Medical information changes constantly. Therefore the information on this Site or on the linked Web sites should not be considered current, complete or exhaustive, nor should you rely on such information to recommend a course of treatment for you or any other individual. Reliance on any information provided on this Site or any linked Web sites is solely at your own risk.SVMC does not recommend or endorse any specific tests, products, procedures, opinions, or other information that may be provided on the linked Web sites. The linked Web sites may contain text, graphics, images or information that you find offensive (e.g., sexually explicit). SVMC, its licensors, and its suppliers have no control over and accept no responsibility for such materials.

4. Children’s Privacy.
We are committed to protecting the privacy of children. You should be aware that this Site is not intended or designed to attract children under the age of 13. We do not collect personally identifiable information from any person we actually know is a child under the age of 13.

5. Warranty Disclaimer.
THIS SITE, INCLUDING ANY CONTENT OR INFORMATION CONTAINED WITHIN IT OR ANY SITE-RELATED SERVICE, IS PROVIDED “AS IS” 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. YOU ASSUME TOTAL RESPONSIBILITY AND RISK FOR YOUR USE OF THIS SITE, SITE-RELATED SERVICES, AND HYPERLINKED WEB SITES.SVMC, ITS AFFILIATES AND ITS SPONSORS ARE NEITHER RESPONSIBLE NOR LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE, OR OTHER DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING IN ANY WAY TO THE SITE, SITE-RELATED SERVICES, CONTENT OR INFORMATION CONTAINED WITHIN THE SITE, AND/OR ANY HYPERLINKED WEB SITE. YOUR SOLE REMEDY FOR DISSATISFACTION WITH THE SITE, SITE-RELATED SERVICES, AND/OR HYPERLINKED WEB SITES IS TO STOP USING THE SITE AND/OR THOSE SERVICES.
Although SVMC 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 inaccuracies or 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 SVMC so that it can be corrected. Information contained on the Site may be changed or updated without notice.

6. Confidential and Proprietary Information.
SVMC does not want to receive confidential or proprietary information from you through the Site. Please note that any information or material sent to SVMC through the Site will be deemed NOT to be confidential. By sending SVMC any information or material, you grant SVMC an unrestricted, irrevocable, world-wide, royalty free license to use, reproduce, display, perform, modify, transmit, and distribute those materials or information, and you also agree that SVMC is free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques that you send us for any purpose.

7. Links or Pointers to Other Sites.
SVMC makes no representations whatsoever about any other Web site that you may access though this Site. When you access a non-SVMC Web site, please understand that it is independent from SVMC, and that SVMC has no control over the content on that Web site. In addition, a hyperlink to a non-SVMC Web site does not mean that SVMC 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.

8. Choice of Law and Venue.
These Terms and Conditions are entered into in the State of California and shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California, 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 the County of Los Angeles in the State of California, 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.

9. Entire Agreement.
These Terms and Conditions constitute the entire agreement between SVMC and you pertaining to the subject matter hereof. In its sole discretion, SVMC may modify these Terms and Conditions by posting the revised version on this Site.

10. No Unlawful or Prohibited Purpose.
As a condition of your use of this Site, you warrant to SVMC that you will not use the Site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms and Conditions.

11. Physician Directory Disclaimer.
This physician directory contains listing information submitted by member physicians representing themselves individually. This physician directory is provided only as a convenience to customers and St. Vincent Medical Center cannot warrant that the information herein is complete or accurate, and does not assume, and hereby disclaims, any liability to any person for any loss or damage caused by errors or omissions resulting from negligence or any other cause whatsoever associated with the information contained in this physician directory. Member physicians providing information regarding them for inclusion in this physician directory are responsible for both the accuracy of the information submitted and its compliance with any and all applicable laws.