This web site ("Site") is owned and operated by HealthPartners, Inc. (hereinafter after referred to as "HealthPartners", or "we" or "us" or "our"). This Site allows users ("you") to access heath care related information provided by us and third parties. You may use the Site only for your personal lawful purposes. Any other use of the Site or information accessed via the Site (such as reproduction, resale, publication, distribution or transmission) is not permitted unless otherwise expressly authorized herein.
No Medical Advice
Unless otherwise specifically provided, health information on the Site is furnished by us for informational purposes only. Nothing in this Site is to be interpreted as advocating the self management of your health or medical condition. It is not intended to serve as or be a substitute for professional medical advice. You should consult your medical provider directly regarding your health and any specific medical questions you may have. Do not delay seeking medical advice or disregard any medical advice you have received from your provider due to any content on the Site.
Intellectual Property Rights
The Content of the Site, including, without limitation, text, graphics, images and other materials including, but not limited to software developed and licensed by us, which permits the access and use of the Site (collectively the "Content"), is protected by intellectual property laws, including copyright laws. All right, title and interest in and to the Content remains vested in us and does not pass to you or any other user.
You may view or download copies of the Content on the Site for your own personal, noncommercial use; provided, however, that any such copy must contain any copyright, trademark or other proprietary notice located on the Site that is related to the Content being copied or otherwise attached to the Content. Any other use of the Site or the Content contained in the Site that is not expressly authorized is strictly prohibited. Unauthorized use of the Content may violate copyright, trademark, and other laws.
You may not, and may not knowingly allow any third party to: (a) reverse-engineer, disassemble, decompile, reproduce, transcribe, translate into any language or computer language, re-transmit in any form by any means, resell, or distribute the Content without our prior written consent, (b) reverse engineer or attempt to discover any underlying ideas, source code, processes, techniques, technology, design, formula, engineering, or algorithms of the Site, or (c) provide, lease, lend, use for timesharing or service bureau purposes, use for commercial purposes, or otherwise use or allow others to use the Site for the benefit of any third party.
Except as authorized herein, you are not granted a license under any copyright, trademark, patent or other intellectual property right in the Content, programs, screens, documentation, or data relating to the Site; processes, techniques, technology, design, formula, algorithms, engineering, or future development used or described in the Site; or services or products described in the Site. HealthPartners and its subsidiaries, affiliates, and/or the third party owner of such rights retain all such rights.
The trade names, trademarks, service marks, logos, and slogans contained in the Site are the trade names, trademarks, service marks, logos and slogans of HealthPartners and/or its subsidiaries and affiliates (each a "Mark" and collectively the "Marks"). You are not authorized to use any Mark in any advertisement, publicity or in any other commercial manner without our prior written consent.
The trade names, trademarks, service marks, logos and slogans contained in the Site that are not our Marks are the trade names, trademarks, service marks, logos and slogans of their respective owners. References that we make to any specific trade name, trademark, service mark, product, service or process of a third party do not necessarily constitute or imply our endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation of the third party trade name, trademark, service mark, product, service or process, unless otherwise explicitly provided.
Privacy and Security
Protecting information we receive from you is important to us. That is why we use industry standard technology and internal procedural safeguards to protect the integrity, confidentiality, and security of your information and to prevent its unauthorized access.
Notice Regarding Children Under the Age of 13
Unless otherwise expressly stated herein, the Site is not intended for use by persons under the age of 13. If you are under 13 years of age, you should not provide any personally identifiable information (for example, your last name, home address or e-mail address) using the Site without the prior knowledge and permission of your parent or guardian. We will not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information submitted by users of the Site who are under the age of 13. If we learn that you are under the age of 13, we will not maintain or use any personally identifiable information about you without the verifiable consent of your parent or guardian, except as allowed or required by law.
Links to Other Sites
The Site and/or the Content may contain links to web sites operated by third parties. These links are provided solely for convenience and reference purposes only. The inclusion of any such link does not imply that we endorse the content of any website to which the Site provides a link, nor are we liable for your reliance on or use of any information or materials contained in them. If you decide to access and/or use any web site operated by a third party that is linked to from this Site, you do so at your own risk. Your use of a third-party web site is subject to the terms and conditions of use for such site.
The Site may contain Content that varies based on, and is relevant to, the geographic area where you live. While efforts have been made to keep the information and Content in the Site as accurate as possible, the information and Content may contain inaccuracies. Therefore, we do not guarantee the reliability, accuracy, completeness or appropriateness of any information or Content on the Site or make any representations about the results that may be obtained from the use of the information and/or Content on the Site. The use of the information and Content on the Site is at your own risk. The information and Content on the Site is provided AS IS WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, AND WE AND OUR LICENSORS DISCLAIM ANY EXPRESS AND IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties; accordingly the above exclusion may not apply to you.
Information on the Site may be changed or updated periodically without notice. We have no obligation to update the Site; therefore any information presented may be outdated. We may make improvements or changes in the products, services or programs described in the Site at any time without notice. You assume full responsibility for your use of the information in the Site, and understand and agree that we are neither responsible nor liable for any claim, loss or damage resulting from its use.
We do not guarantee or warrant that information, data, forms and/or files available for downloading on the Site will be free of infection or viruses, worms, Trojan Horses or other code that manifests contaminating or destructive properties. We assume no liability for the delay, failure, interruption or corruption of any computer system or computer programs, or any data or other information transmitted in connection with your use of the Site.
The existence of the Site is not intended and should not be construed to mean that we are conducting business in all states of the United States of America, or that we consent to submit to the personal jurisdiction of the state or federal courts in any state in the United States, except the state of Minnesota. Any claim or action arising directly or indirectly from the use of the Site shall be construed in all respects under the laws of the state of Minnesota, exclusive of its choice of law or conflict of laws provisions.
The Terms and Conditions of Use and Privacy Statement set forth herein will govern the use of the Site and any information contained therein, and any information received from you through your use of the Site. We reserve the right to revise and update these Terms and Conditions of Use. Any such revisions will be effective on the date of posting to the Site. Your use of the Site following any such revisions will be deemed your acceptance of such revisions. You should periodically visit the Site and this legal page to review the current terms and conditions of use to which you are bound.