The Orthopaedic & Spine Center (“OSC”) website (“Website”) is intended to provide users with general information about OSC, its services and resources. The following terms govern all use of the Website. Your use of the Website constitutes your assent and agreement to abide by all the following terms. If you do not agree to be bound by the following terms, then do not use the Website. OSC’s failure to enforce any of the following terms does not constitute a waiver of any of these terms.
Emergency. If you think you have a medical emergency, call 911 immediately. Do not rely on this Website or electronic communications for immediate, urgent medical needs. This Website is not designed to handle medical emergencies.
Responsibility. All videos, text, images, comments, and other content or information of any kind on this website (“Website Material”) is solely the responsibility of its author. OSC is not responsible or liable in any manner for any use of Website Material created by individuals who are not its employees, including non-employee healthcare providers. Presentation of Website Material does not constitute an endorsement or adoption of any views, opinions, or content contained in the Website Material by OSC.
Informational Purposes. Website material is provided for general informational purposes only. Every situation is different and specific and individual details are necessary in the formulation of medical advice. Through the provision of this Website material, OSC does not guarantee a particular result and you accept and understand that individual results may vary, and will be based on many variables. Any examples or statements made through our Website are only estimates or illustrations of what may be possible. There can be no assurance as to any particular health or diagnostic outcome based on the use of our Website. As such, Website material does not constitute medical advice to any user, nor is it a substitute for consultation with an appropriate medical professional. Users agree not to rely on Website material in making decisions related to their health and to directly consult an appropriate medical professional for medical advice related to their specific concerns and circumstances.
No Healthcare Provider-Patient Relationship. No healthcare provider-patient relationship is created or intended between any person and any healthcare provider solely by viewing any Website material, commenting on any Website material, any response to comments on Website material, or any participation by any party in interactive Website material including live chats. Neither OSC nor any healthcare provider has, by providing Website material, or responding to Website material posted by others, agreed to accept responsibility for the care of any patient.
Accuracy. While OSC and the authors of any Website material endeavor to provide helpful, up-to-date information, OSC and the authors of any Website material shall not be liable under any theory of recovery for any inaccuracy or error contained in any Website material. Information in the medical field is constantly evolving and changing. Users are advised to consult an appropriate medical professional directly for the most up to date information concerning their specific concerns and circumstances.
FDA Disclaimer. The information contained on this Website or provided through this Website has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.
Links. All hyperlinks to other websites are provided as a convenience to users and do not constitute an endorsement by OSC or any author of Website material of the content of such linked websites. OSC bears no responsibility for the content of any linked websites and disclaims any warranty with respect to their content.
Disclaimer of Warranty and Limitation of Liability. OSC and the authors of any Website Material cannot and do not warrant that the Website and Website Material are error or virus-free. OSC does not guarantee access to the Website, nor does it guarantee against access by and any activities of unauthorized users or hackers of the Website. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. WE HAVE SECURITY MEASURES IN PLACE TO PREVENT LOSS, MISUSE, AND ALTERATION OF INFORMATION OBTAINED FROM YOU, BUT DUE TO THE NATURE OF THE INTERNET, WE CANNOT COMPLETELY ENSURE OR WARRANT THE SECURITY OF ANY INFORMATION TRANSMITTED TO US THROUGH THIS WEBSITE. SUBMITTING INFORMATION IS DONE AT YOUR OWN RISK. TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY APPLICABLE LAW, OSC DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. OSC is NOT LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM THE USE OF THE WEBSITE OR ANY LINKS ON THE WEBSITE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, EXEMPLARY, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. IF YOU ARE NOT SATISFIED WITH ANY ASPECTS OF THE WEBSITE OR THESE TERMS, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO STOP USING THE WEBSITE.
USE OF THE DATA YOU PROVIDE TO US, OR WHICH IS COLLECTED BY US ON OR THROUGH OUR WEBSITE IS GOVERNED BY OUR NOTICE OF PRIVACY PRACTICES (***with hyperlink***). BY USING OUR WEBSITE, YOU CONSENT TO OUR PRIVACY PRACTICES.
Copyright and Trademarks. With the exception of materials that we have been granted permission to use or materials in the public domain, you acknowledge and agree that all content and materials available on the Website, including but not limited to, text, graphics, photographs, icons, software, design, selection, and arrangement of information are protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, trade secrets, or other proprietary rights and laws. With the exception of materials that we have been granted permission to use or materials in the public domain, you may not modify, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, distribute, sell, license, rent, modify, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, publish, adapt, edit, or create derivative works from such content and materials available on the Website. Systematic retrieval of data or other content from the Website to create or compile, directly or indirectly, a collection, compilation, database or directory without written permission from OSC is prohibited. In addition, use of the content or materials for any purpose not expressly permitted in these terms is prohibited. All rights not expressly granted in these terms or any express written license are reserved by OSC.
It is the intention of OSC to use only original materials or materials that we have been granted permission to use or materials in the public domain on the Website. If you feel that we have used materials in violation of a copyright or trademark that you own or that you control, please contact email@example.com.
Claims. The exclusive venue for resolving any disputes relating to these terms or the Website is the Circuit Court for the City of Newport News, Virginia or the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, Norfolk Division, and you waive any and all objections which you have to such disputes being resolved in those courts, including any objections to jurisdiction or venue. These terms and any relationship between you and OSC shall be governed in all respects by the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia, which laws shall prevail in the event of any conflict of law, without regard to, and without giving effect to, the application of Virginia choice of law rules. YOU HEREBY KNOWINGLY AND VOLUNTARILY WAIVE YOUR RIGHT TO A TRIAL BY JURY FOR ANY AND ALL CONTROVERSIES ARISING OUT OF THESE TERMS AND YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE.
Termination. OSC reserves the right to refuse access to the Website, block your email address or IP address, or terminate your use of the Website at any time in its sole discretion. If OSC decides to terminate your use of the Website, the disclaimers and limitations of liability set forth in these terms shall survive.
Modification. These terms may be modified by OSC at any time and all modifications are effective as of the date of posting of the modified terms on the Website. Your continued use of the Website after any changes have been made and posted on the Website indicates your acceptance of the modified terms on the Website.
Please direct any questions or comments regarding the Website, including these terms to firstname.lastname@example.org.