Terms of Use

Website Terms and Conditions of Use


By accessing or using this service, you agree to be bound by all of the terms and conditions below, which are intended to be fully effective and binding upon all users. The information contained in this online site is solely intended to provide broad consumer understanding and knowledge of health care topics. This service is for educational purposes only and should in no way be taken to be the provision or practice of medical, nursing or professional healthcare advice or services. The information should not be considered complete and should not be used in place of a visit, call, consultation or advice of your physician or other health care provider. The information obtained from this service is not exhaustive and does not cover all diseases, ailments, physical conditions or their treatments. Should you have any health care-related questions, please call or see your physician or promptly. You agree that you will not:

  1. Upload or transmit any communications or content of any type that may infringe or violate any rights of any party;
  2. Use this website for any purpose in violation of local, state, national or international laws;
  3. Use this site as a means to distribute advertising or other unsolicited material to any third party;
  4. Use this Web sitewebsite to post or transmit material that is unlawful, obscene, defamatory, threatening, harassing, abusive, slanderous, hateful or embarrassing to any other person or entity;
  5. Attempt to disable, “hack” or otherwise interfere with the proper functioning of this Web site.


We respect your personal privacy. We will never release your name, street address, telephone number or e-mail address without your consent. Please read our Notice of Privacy Practices to understand how any Protected Health Information (“PHI”) will be treated.


You warrant that you will not use this service for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by this Agreement. We reserve the right to deny access to any part of this service at our sole discretion. We are providing this website as a courtesy to you, and we reserve the right to modify, discontinue, temporarily or permanently, this site or any part thereof, with or without notice.


Information accessed through this site is provided “AS IS” and without warranty, express or implied. All implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose are hereby excluded. Nuvance Health and its PHYSICIANS, and AFFILIATED ORGANIZATIONS makes no warranty as to the reliability, accuracy, timelines, usefulness or completeness of the information. We do not guarantee that use of this site will be free from technological difficulties including, but not limited to, unavailability of information, downtime, service disruptions, viruses or worms and you understand that you are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and checkpoints to satisfy your particular requirements for accuracy of data input and security.


Our Web site may contain links to web sites operated by other parties. The links are provided for your convenience only. We do not control such web sites and are not responsible for the content and performance of these sites or for your transactions with them. Inclusion of links to such web sites does not imply any endorsement of the material on such web sites or any association with their operators.


Neither Nuvance Health OR ANY AFFILIATED ORGANIZATION shall be responsible for information provided herein under any theory of liability or indemnity. The use of this site is entirely at your own risk, and in no event shall we be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, special, exemplary, punitive, or any other monetary or other damages, fees, fines, penalties, or liabilities arising out of or relating to this service, or sites accessed through this service, and/or content or information provided herein. Your sole and exclusive remedy for dissatisfaction with this site is to stop using the site.


This security of any data you submit via this site is very important to us. This site uses encryption technology, and we review our security practices to help ensure that your data is maintained securely. However, no system can perfectly guard against risks of intentional intrusion or inadvertent disclosure of information sent to us. Moreover, when you transmit information via the Internet, your information will be transmitted over a medium that is beyond our control, and therefore the security of the transmission may be compromised before it reaches us. Accordingly, we make no guarantee as to confidentiality or security. In addition, you hereby expressly and solely assume the risk of any unauthorized disclosure or intentional intrusion, or of any delay, failure, interruption or corruption of data or other information transmitted in connection with your use of this web site.


The mark “Nuvance Health” and that of any of its affiliated organizations is a trademark and/or service mark. The content and design of this web site are protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. You may not copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, display, transmit, or frame any of these materials without prior written consent from the copyright owners, except that you may view, download, display and print a single copy of these materials on a single computer for personal, noncommercial use only, so long as: (1) you do not alter or modify the materials in any way; (2) you include all applicable notices and disclaimers (including copyright notices); and (3) you do not use the materials in a way that suggests an association with Nuvance Health or an affiliated entity. You understand and agree that title to these materials shall not pass to you or any other user.