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You are solely responsible for any Posted Information that you submit, publish or display on FindMy.Doctor. By using the Site and providing Posted Information, You acknowledge that:
You also agree that any Posted Information shall not contain any Protected Health Information (“PHI”) or electronic Protected Health Information (“ePHI”) in accordance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (“HIPAA”). The Site does not maintain, nor will it ever maintain any PHI or ePHI. User’s agree to defend, indemnify, save and hold the Site and its employees, officers and directors harmless from and against any and all liability, loss, damages, claims, actions, judgments, costs, fines, penalties or expenses, including, but not limited to, any award, settlement, or reasonable attorney’s fees and costs, which arise out of acts or omissions to act by User or any party associated with User.
In accordance with the HIPAA Privacy Rule, your information shall not be stored on our servers, though our servers are HIPAA compliant and safety measures have been implemented. We do not guarantee the full protection of any self-reported PHI or ePHI. User agrees that any information entered by User does not contain any PHI or ePHI.
Though some of the Services and information on our Site may be provided by medical providers or their staff, the such content does not create a doctor or medical professional/patient relationship, and it does not constitute an opinion, medical advice, or diagnosis or treatment of any particular condition, but is only provided to assist you with locating appropriate medical care from a qualified practitioner.
WE ONLY PROVIDE CONTENT FOR INFORMATIONAL AND EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES. NO LICENSED DOCTOR OR MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL/PATIENT RELATIONSHIP IS CREATED BY USING INFORMATION PROVIDED BY OR THROUGH THE USE OF OUR SITE OR THROUGH ANY OTHER COMMUNICATIONS FROM US, LINKS TO OTHER SITES OR ANY ASSISTANCE WE MAY PROVIDE TO HELP YOU FIND AN APPROPRIATE MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL OR SPECIALIST IN ANY FIELD.
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YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY FOR ANY DISPUTE WITH US IS THE CANCELLATION OF YOUR REGISTRATION. IN NO EVENT SHALL OUR TOTAL CUMULATIVE LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ANY AND ALL CLAIMS RELATING TO OR ARISING OUT OF YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES OR THE SITE, REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OF ACTION, EXCEED THE GREATER OF:
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We have adopted the following general policy toward copyright infringement in accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act or DMCA (posted at http://www.copyright.gov/legislation/dmca.pdf)
Our Policy is to: (a) block access to or remove material that we believe in good faith to be copyrighted material that has been illegally copied and distributed by any of our advertisers, affiliates, content providers, members or users; and (b) remove and discontinue Service to repeat offenders.
If you believe that material or content residing on or accessible through our Site or Services infringes a copyright, please send a notice of copyright infringement containing the following information to the Designated Agent ("Proper Bona Fide Infringement Notification"):
Once a Proper Bona Fide Infringement Notification is received by our Designated Agent, it is Our policy:
If the content provider, member or user believes that the material that was removed or to which access was disabled is either not infringing, or the content provider, member or user believes that it has the right to post and use such material from the copyright owner, the copyright owner's agent, or pursuant to the law, the content provider, member or user must send a counter-notice containing the following information to the Designated Agent listed below:
If a counter-notice is received by the Designated Agent, We may send a copy of the counter-notice to the original complaining party informing that person that it may replace the removed material or cease disabling it in ten (10) business days. Unless the copyright owner files an action seeking a court order against the content provider, member or user, the removed material may be replaced or access to it restored in 10 to 14 business days or more after receipt of the counter-notice, at Our sole discretion.
Please contact Our Designated Agent to Receive Notification of Claimed Infringement at the following address:
FindMy.Doctor Copyright Agent
Email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Last Updated on May 16, 2017.