NOT MEDICAL ADVICE
The information and services available through the website are not intended as a substitute for medical professional help or advice. It is intended to be used only for educational or research purposes and may or may not be complete with respect to any particular topic. You should not rely on information contained in or the services available through this website in rendering a diagnosis or considering a course of treatment.
Middlesex does not intend for the information on the website or the services to be medical advice. Middlesex will not accept requests for medical advice or treatment, or render specific medical advice or treatment, through the website. No person is authorized to use this website to render medical advice or treatment. By using this website you agree that you will not solicit medical advice or treatment from Middlesex by way of the website or email. In addition, you agree that you will not provide to Middlesex via this website or email any individually identifiable health information. You hereby release Middlesex from any and all obligations or liability associated with your solicitation of medical advice or treatment, or providing individually identifiable health information, via this website or email. You further agree to indemnify, defend and hold Middlesex harmless from any and all liabilities, losses, costs or damages (including, without limitation, attorneys fees) in connection with, arising out of or related to your solicitation of medical advice or treatment, or providing individually identifiable health information, via this website or email.
YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE
THE LEARNING CENTER SECTION OF THE WEBSITE
As discussed above, the Learning Center Section of the Website is owned and operated by Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research ("MFMER"). The information contained in such section is provided to You as a convenience. You acknowledge and agree that Middlesex is not responsible for the information contained within the Learning Center Section of the Website. Accordingly, You release Middlesex from any and all liability that may arise out of, is related to or in connection with your use of the Learning Center Section of the Website or the information contained therein. In addition, You agree to indemnify, defend and hold Middlesex harmless from and against any and all liabilities, losses, costs or damages (including, without limitation, attorneys fees) in connection with, arising out of or related to Your use of the Learning Center Section of the Website or Your use of the information contained therein.
"Your Information" is defined as any information you provide to Middlesex in the registration process, in any public message area (including the feedback system), through any upload feature, or through any e-mail feature.
You agree that: (a) Your Information shall not be false, inaccurate or misleading; (b) Your Information shall not violate the rights of any third party, including without limitation privacy and proprietary rights; (c) Your Information shall not infringe any copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret or other proprietary rights or rights of publicity or privacy; (d) Your Information shall not be fraudulent or involve counterfeit or stolen items; (e) Your Information shall not violate any law, statute, ordinance or regulation (including without limitation those governing consumer protection, unfair competition, antidiscrimination, or false advertising); (f) Your Information shall not be defamatory, trade libelous, unlawfully threatening or unlawfully harassing; (g) Your Information shall not contain any viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancelbots or other computer programming routines that are intended to damage, interfere with, intercept or expropriate any system, data or personal information; (h) Your Information shall not create liability for Middlesex; and (i) Your Information shall not contain any individually identifiable health information.
TERMINATION OF THE WEBSITE OR THE SERVICES
Middlesex reserves the right to terminate Your access to the Website or shut down the Website or the Services at any time for any reason or for no reason, without liability to You or any other person or entity. Middlesex need not provide you with any prior notice of any such termination or shut-down.
THE WEBSITE IS PROVIDED AS-IS
The website and any service that may be available through the website are provided "as is," "as available" and without any warranties of any kind including, without limitation, any warranty with respect to the quality, performance or functionality of the website or the services or with respect to the quality or accuracy of any information obtained from or available through use of the website or the services or that the website, the content contained therein or the service will be uninterrupted or error-free. Furthermore, Middlesex makes no warranty that any defects, errors or inaccuracies, whether known or unknown, will be corrected, or that the website or the services will be virus-free. Middlesex disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, without limitation, warranties of title, merchantability, and fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. Some states do not allow limitations on implied warranties so these limitations may not apply to you. In those states, Middlesex’s liability is limited to the fullest extent permitted by law.
LIMITATION OF MIDDLESEX'S LIABILITY
You shall comply at all times with all applicable laws, statutes, ordinances and regulations regarding your use of the Website and the Services.
All content appearing on this Website is the copyrighted property of Middlesex unless otherwise noted. Reproduction or storage of materials retrieved from this service is subject to the U.S. Copyright Act of 1976, Title 17 U.S.C. No party may link to or frame any portion of this Website without the express prior written consent of Middlesex.
Except as explicitly stated otherwise, (i) any notices to Middlesex shall be made by postal mail to Middlesex Hospital, 28 Crescent Street, Middletown, CT, 06457, Attn: Chief Executive Officer, with a copy to Paul Knag, Esq., Cummings & Lockwood, Four Stamford Plaza, Stamford, CT 06904; and (ii) any notices to you shall be made by postings to our Website. Alternatively, we may give you notice by sending an e-mail to the e-mail address you provided us when registering or by postal mail to the postal address you provided us when registering. In the case of e-mail, notice shall be deemed given 24 hours after email is sent, unless the sending party is notified that the email address is invalid. In the case of postal mail, notice shall be deemed given 4 days after the date of proper mailing.
Middlesex welcomes your feedback. Please let us know if there is some way that we can improve the Website or the Services. To see how to send feedback, please click on the "Feedback" link that appears in the Middlesex & the Community section drop down menu, or click this link. Please note that by providing us feedback, you are granting Middlesex a non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, sublicensable (through multiple tiers) right to exercise the copyright and publicity rights you have in such feedback, including the right to reproduce, distribute, adapt, perform, display and prepare derivative works therefrom, in any media now known or hereinafter known (but no other rights). Feedback may not be used to solicit medical advice or treatment nor may feedback include any individually identifiable health information.
MISCELLANEOUS LEGAL PROVISIONS
Middlesex will not be liable in any amount for failure to perform, or delay in performing, any obligations hereunder if such delay or failure is caused by any event beyond its reasonable control including, but not limited to, acts of third parties, wars, hostilities, revolutions, riots, civil commotion, national emergency, strikes, lock-outs, unavailability of supplies, epidemics, fire, flood, earthquake, force of nature, explosion, embargo, or any other Act of God, unavailability, errors or other failures of the Internet, other data networks, or telecommunications systems, any law, proclamation, regulation, ordinance, or other act or order of any court, government or governmental agency or delays.
If any provision of these terms and conditions as such may exist or may hereafter be amended, is found to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable for whatever reason, such provision shall be fully severable and the other remaining provisions shall remain in full force and effect, and shall be construed as if the illegal, invalid or unenforceable provision never comprised a part thereof. Furthermore, in lieu of such invalid, illegal or unenforceable provision there shall be added automatically in its place a provision as similar in its terms and intent to the illegal, invalid or unenforceable provision as may be possible and be legal, valid or enforceable.