Terms of Use Policy

All use by You of the Health Information Project, Inc. (“HIP”) www.behip.org website (“Website”) is expressly subject to the following terms and conditions (“Terms of Use Policy”), as well as to the terms and conditions of the HIP Privacy Policy. Your use of this Website constitutes Your express agreement to the HIP Terms of Use Policy and HIP Privacy Policy. If for any reason You do not accept the Terms of Use Policy or Privacy Policy governing this Website, You may not use it for any purpose whatsoever.

 

INFORMATION AND CONTENT PROVIDED

HIP Website Content

Any and all of the information and content (“Content”) provided on the Website by HIP, including all reports, articles, “blog” entries, and the like created by HIP or third parties (“Third Party Content Providers,” see below regarding Third Party Content), are provided and intended solely for the general information of the Website visitors, do not constitute the professional advice of HIP, do not create a business or other relationship between You and HIP, and are not intended to be relied upon by any person or entity as, or in lieu of, professional advice for any reason whatsoever.  

Third Party Content

All Content written or provided by third parties to HIP (“Third Party Content”), whether or not identified as such, are the opinion(s) of the respective contributors thereof, and do not necessarily reflect the position or opinion(s) of HIP. Such Third Party Content is provided and intended solely for the general information of the Website visitors, does not constitute professional advice by HIP or the respective authors, does not create a business or other relationship between You and HIP or You and the third party contributor, and is not intended to be relied upon by any person or entity as, or in lieu of, professional advice for any reason whatsoever.

 

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS

The Content on this website, including but not limited to all text, graphics, photographs, artwork, and the like, and further including all copyright, trademarks, service marks, logos, and other intellectual property contained in such Content, is the exclusive property of HIP and/or HIP Content Providers, and protected by and subject to, the Copyright and Trademark Laws of the United States and other jurisdictions. Content is provided to You for Your information and personal use only, and may not be used, copied, reproduced, distributed, transmitted, broadcast, displayed, sold, licensed, or otherwise exploited for any other purpose whatsoever without the prior written consent of HIP.

 

HYPERLINKS AND FRAMES

The HIP Website contains or may contain “hyperlinks” to third party websites to enable You to access those websites directly from our Website. HIP is neither responsible nor liable to You for the content of any third party website, and Your use of such third party websites is controlled by and subject to the privacy policies and terms of use of such third party websites.

 

DISCLAIMERS OF WARRANTIES AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY

THIS WEBSITE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS, AND HIP DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT ALLOWED BY LAW, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

           

HIP EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL RESPONSIBILITY AND LIABILITY FOR:

I.          ERRORS, MISTAKES, OR INACCURACIES OF CONTENT, WHETHER CREATED BY HIP OR A THIRD PARTY,

II.        PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER, RESULTING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF OUR WEBSITE,

III.       ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF OUR SECURE SERVERS AND/OR ANY AND ALL PERSONAL INFORMATION AND/OR FINANCIAL INFORMATION STORED THEREIN,

IV.       ANY INTERRUPTION OR CESSATION OF TRANSMISSION TO OR FROM OUR WEBSITE,

V.         ANY BUGS, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, OR THE LIKE WHICH MAY BE TRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH OUR WEBSITE BY ANY THIRD PARTY.

          

HIP, HIP AFFILIATES, HIP CONTENT PROVIDERS, AND/OR HIP LICENSORS, WILL IN NO EVENT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, OR OTHER DAMAGES OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER, RESULTING FROM THE USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, OUR CONTENT AND/OR THE WWW.HIPSYSTEMS.COM WEBSITE AND/OR ANY PRODUCTS OR SERVICES PROVIDED THROUGH THE WWW.HIPSYSTEMS.COM WEBSITE, WHETHER BASED IN TORT, CONTRACT, OR NEGLIGENCE, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF SUCH ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL DAMAGES.  

YOUR ONLY REMEDY SHALL BE TO CEASE ANY FURTHER USE OF OUR CONTENT OR WEBSITE.

         

OUR RIGHTS

HIP reserves the right to take any and all action necessary, and to seek any and all remedies available to us to prevent Your unauthorized use of Content and/or the HIP Website including, but not limited to, the right to take appropriate legal action, to seek injunctive relief and/or monetary damages, and to prevent further use of the Website if You infringe the intellectual property rights of HIP, HIP Content Providers, or otherwise misuse the Content or Website in any way.

You agree to indemnify and hold harmless HIP from any and all damages, costs, or expenses, including reasonable attorneys fees and court costs, for any action brought us (i) by a third party as a result of Your access to and/or use of the HIP Website, (ii) Your wrongful access thereto (including, if applicable, through the use of Your password and/or userID), or (iii) any comments posted by You to the Website.

You agree to pay our attorneys fees if HIP is the prevailing party in any action brought by You as a result of Your use of the Website.

 

APPLICABLE LAW 

By visiting the HIP Website, You acknowledge and agree that any disputes between You and HIP arising out of Your access to and/or use of the Content, the Website, this Terms of Use Policy, and/or our Privacy Policy, will be governed expressly and solely by the laws of the State of Florida, without regard to its conflicts of laws provisions, and any action taken by either of us against the other will be brought in a court of appropriate jurisdiction in Miami-Dade County, Florida, and You expressly agree to venue and personal and subject matter jurisdiction in such court.

 

NOTICES

The Terms of Use Policy and Privacy Policy may be amended or changed by HIP at any time, without advance notice to You.  HIP will only notify You of any such changes or amendments by posting such changes and amendments on this Website. Your continued use of the HIP Website will constitute Your agreement to any such changes or amendments, whether or not You have reviewed such changes or amendments. 

privacy policy

Health Information Project, Inc. (“HIP”) respects the privacy of every individual who visits our website (“Website”). This Privacy Policy tells You the type of information HIP collects (Personal Information, Demographic Information, and Visitor Computer Information) when You visit our Website, post comments to the Website, or provide us with any of Your information, and how we use that information. This Privacy Policy will also instruct You on how You can obtain copies of Personal Information You submit to the Website, how You can verify its accuracy, and how You can request that we delete Your identifiable Personal Information from our databases

HIP expressly reserves the right to amend or change any or all of the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy by posting any such amendments or changes to this Privacy Policy. Such amendments and changes shall be effective as of the date of posting to this website.

This Privacy Policy is expressly subject to the HIP Terms of Use Policy.

 

VISITOR COMPUTER INFORMATION

The HIP Website may use “cookies” to collect certain information from the computer You use to access our website, to enable us to “recognize” Your computer each time You access our Website. Our cookies may collect information about Your computer and how and when You use it to access our Website. Using cookies may enable us to facilitate Your access to certain sections of our Website. From time to time we may combine Your Personal Information with our Visitor Computer Information to enable us to personalize Your use of our Website and make Your visits even more enjoyable.

 

SECURITY

HIP will take reasonable precautions to protect Your Personal Information from loss, misuse or alteration. Agents or contractors of HIP who have access to Your Personal Information are required to keep such information confidential and are not permitted to use this information for any other purpose than to carry out the services they are performing on our behalf.       

 

CHILDREN

The HIP Website is not directed to or intended for use by children 13 years of age or under (“Child” or “Children”). We do not knowingly collect Personal Information from Children. We will not knowingly accept Personal Information from Children without prior parental consent or parental notification to include an opportunity for the parent to prevent use of the information. If at any time we knowingly receive Personal Information from Children without prior parental consent, we will only use that Personal Information to respond directly to such Child and our response will include a notice that we will not further communicate with such Child unless and until we receive verifiable parental consent to do so, along with information for the parent on how to contact us to either provide such consent or for further information.

            

CONTACTING HIP

 If You have any questions about this Terms of Use and Privacy Policy, this Website, or if You would like further information about HIP, You can contact us by email, mail, or telephone below: