Website Terms of Use

This site and related services are provided subject to these terms and conditions. Please read the following information carefully. Your continued use of this site will indicate your agreement to be bound by the terms and conditions set forth below. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, promptly exit this site.

The Site, as defined below, does NOT provide medical advice or diagnosis. It is not a substitute for professional care. Use of the Site does not create a physician-patient relationship between you and Barlow Respiratory Hospital ("Barlow"). You are solely responsible for your decision to obtain treatment from a medical professional. If you have or suspect you may have a health problem, consult your health care provider. Never disregard professional medical advice nor delay seeking it because of something you have read on the Site.

Restrictions on Use and Ownership

All pages within this Web site and any material made available for viewing and/or download (collectively the "Site") are the property of Barlow and/or vendors and licensors. Barlow hereby grants you a nonexclusive license to use the Site solely for your personal, non-commercial use. As a condition of your use of this Site, you warrant to Barlow that you will not use the Site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms and Conditions. If you breach any of these Terms and Conditions, your authorization to use this Site automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any downloaded or printed materials.

The contents of the Site, including the text, images, audio, and video, are copyrighted and may not be distributed, modified, reproduced, or used, in whole or in part, without the prior written consent of Barlow, except that you may download content from the Site to any single computer for your personal, non-commercial use only, provided you keep intact all copyright, trademark, and other proprietary notices and comply with any applicable end user license agreements. For purposes of these Terms and Conditions, any use of these materials on any other Web site or networked computer environment for any purpose is prohibited.

You may not link to, frame, or other display the Site in connection with another Web site without Barlow's prior written authorization.

Any rights not expressly granted by these Terms and Conditions or any applicable end-user license agreements are reserved by Barlow and/or its vendors and licensors.

Copies of These Terms and Conditions; Updates

You may print a copy of these Terms and Conditions using the print button or feature in your browser. We suggest retaining a copy for your future reference. You should be aware, however, that we may revise these Terms and Conditions at any time, and by your continued use of the Site agree to be bound by future revisions. It is your responsibility to periodically visit the "Terms and Conditions" link at the bottom of our home page to review the most current version of the Terms and Conditions. You may use your browser to print copies of any updated Terms and Conditions.

Trademark Notice

Barlow Respiratory Hospital's name and logo are protected by trademark laws in the U.S. and internationally. All other trademarks, service marks, icons, and logos used in this Site are the trademarks, service marks or logos of their respective owners.

Warranty Disclaimer

This site, including any content or information contained within it or any site-related service, is provided "as is," with all faults, 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, quiet enjoyment, quality of information, and title/noninfringement. You assume total responsibility and risk for your use of this site, site-related services, and hyperlinked web sites.

Limitation of Liability

Barlow and its vendors, licensors, and other third parties mentioned on the site are neither responsible nor liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, special, exemplary, punitive, or other damages whatsoever (including, without limitation, those resulting from lost profits, lost data, or business interruption) arising out of or relating in any way to the site, site-related services and products, content or information contained within the site, and/or any hyperlinked web site, whether based on warranty, contract, tort, or any other legal theory and whether or not advised of the possibility of such damages. Your sole remedy for dissatisfaction with the site, site-related services, and/or hyperlinked websites is to stop using the site and/or those services. Applicable law may not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.

Accuracy and Integrity of Information

Although Barlow 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 typographical errors, inaccuracies or other 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 Barlow so that it can be corrected. Information contained on the Site may be changed or updated without notice.

Privacy

Because we are in the healthcare industry, Barlow Respiratory Hospital pays special attention to privacy issues. You may review our complete privacy practices by clicking here.

Your License to Us

Subject to our privacy policy, any communications or material of any kind that you e-mail, post, or transmit through the Site, including, questions, comments, suggestions, and other data and information (your "Communications") will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary. You grant Barlow a non-exclusive, perpetual, world-wide, irrevocable license to reproduce, transmit, display, disclose, and otherwise use your Communications on the Site or elsewhere for our business purposes. We are free to use any ideas, concepts, techniques, know-how in your Communications for any purpose, including, but not limited to, the development and use of products and services based on the Communications.

Your Communications

Barlow may, but is not obligated to, monitor or review any areas of the Site where user Communications may be made available, including, but not limited to, chat rooms, bulletin boards, and other user forums. Barlow, however, will have no liability related to the content of any such Communications, whether or not arising under the laws of copyright, defamation, privacy, obscenity, or otherwise. Barlow retains the right to remove, in its sole discretion, Communications that include any material deemed abusive, defamatory, obscene, or otherwise inappropriate.

Links or Pointers to Other Sites

Barlow makes no representations whatsoever about any other Web site that you may access through this Site. When you access a non-Barlow site, please understand that it is independent from Barlow, and that Barlow has no control over the content on that Web site. In addition, a hyperlink to a non-Barlow Web site does not mean that Barlow 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. If you decide to access any of the third party sites linked to this Site, you do this entirely at your own risk.

Choice of Law

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. 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.

Entire Agreement

Except as provided below, these Terms and Conditions constitute the entire agreement between Barlow and you pertaining to the subject matter hereof. In its sole discretion, Barlow may from time-to-time revise these Terms and Conditions by updating this posting. You should, therefore, periodically visit this page to review the current Terms and Conditions, so you are aware of any such revisions to which you are bound. Certain provisions of these Terms and Conditions may be superseded by expressly designated legal notices or terms located on particular pages within this Site.

Questions or Concerns about Our Terms of Use

For questions or concerns about this Site or these terms of use, please email webmaster@barlowhospital.org.