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Terms of Use

1. Introduction

Specialty Physicians of Illinois, LLC, Inc. (“Specialty Physicians of Illinois, LLC” or “we”) is pleased to provide access to FranciscanAlliance.org, an internet-based platform that is designed so that you may learn more about Specialty Physicians of Illinois, LLC, Inc., and other websites provided by Specialty Physicians of Illinois, LLC (collectively, “website” or “websites”).

 

These Terms of Use govern your use of the websites. By accessing, visiting, browsing, using or attempting to interact with any part of the Websites, you agree that you have read, understand and agree to be bound by these Terms of Use. If you do not agree to be bound by these Terms of Use, do not access or use any part of the websites.

 

Specialty Physicians of Illinois, LLC reserves the right, from time to time, with or without notice to you, to make changes to these Terms of Use in Specialty Physicians of Illinois, LLC’s sole discretion. Continued use of any part of the website constitutes your acceptance of such changes. The most current version of these Terms of Use, which supersedes all previous versions, can be reviewed by clicking on the "Terms of Use" hyperlink located at the bottom of every page on the website.

 

2. Access to the Websites and Termination of Access

To access the websites or some of the resources they offer, you may be asked to provide certain registration details or other information. It is a condition of your use of the websites that all the information you provide on the websites will be correct, current and complete. Specialty Physicians of Illinois, LLC reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to any or all websites and the related services or any portion thereof without notice at any time for any reason, including but not limited to if Specialty Physicians of Illinois, LLC believes the information you provide is not correct, current or complete

 

3. Restrictions on Use

You may use the websites for purposes expressly permitted by the website. As a condition of your use of the website, you warrant to Specialty Physicians of Illinois, LLC that you will not use the website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions and notices. For example, you may not (and may not authorize any party to: (i) co-brand the websites, or (ii) frame the websites, or (iii) hyper-link to the websites, without the express prior written permission of an authorized representative of Specialty Physicians of Illinois, LLC. For purposes of these Terms of Use, "co-branding" means to display a name, logo, trademark or other means of attribution or identification of any party in such a manner as is reasonably likely to give a user the impression that such other party has the right to display, publish or distribute the websites or content accessible within the websites. You agree to cooperate with Specialty Physicians of Illinois, LLC in causing any unauthorized co-branding, framing or hyper-linking immediately to cease. In addition, you may not use the websites in any manner which could disable, overburden, damage or impair the website(s) or interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of the website(s). You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials, content, or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the website(s).

 

ANY HEALTH INFORMATION PROVIDED ON THE WEBSITES IS FOR GENERAL INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY. THE WEBSITES ARE NOT INTENDED TO PROVIDE MEDICAL CARE OR ADVICE. THE WEBSITE SHOULD NOT BE USED AS AN ALTERNATIVE FOR MEDICAL CARE FROM A QUALIFIED PROFESSIONAL. IF YOU NEED OR THINK YOU MAY NEED MEDICAL CARE, YOU SHOULD FOLLOW UP WITH A PHYSICIAN OR OTHER HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONAL. THE WEBSITES SHOULD NEVER BE USED IN EMERGENCY SITUATIONS REQUIRING IMMEDIATE ATTENTION. IN AN EMERGENCY SITUATION, DIAL 911 OR CONTACT YOUR PHYSICIAN. THE WEBSITE SHOULD NEVER BE USED TO COMMUNICATE YOUR SPECIFIC HEALTH OR MEDICAL INFORMATION, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED BEHAVIORAL/MENTAL HEALTH, CHEMICAL DEPENDENCE, SUCH AS ALCOHOL AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE, OR WORKERS' COMPENSATION INJURIES AND DISABILITIES.

 

4. Personal and Non-Commercial Use Limitation

Websites are for your personal and non-commercial use, unless otherwise specified. You may not use the websites for any other purpose, including any commercial purpose, without Specialty Physicians of Illinois, LLC's express prior written consent. You may not modify, copy, distribute, display, send, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer or sell any information, content, software, products or services obtained from, or otherwise connected to, the websites.

 

5. Proprietary Information

The material and content accessible from the website, and any other website owned, operated, licensed or otherwise controlled by Specialty Physicians of Illinois, LLC (the "Content") is the proprietary information of Specialty Physicians of Illinois, LLC or the party that provided or licensed the Content to Specialty Physicians of Illinois, LLC, whereby such providing party retains all right, title and interest in the content. Accordingly, the content may not be copied, distributed, republished, uploaded, posted or transmitted in any way without the prior written consent of Specialty Physicians of Illinois, LLC, except that you may print out a copy of the content solely for your personal use. In doing so, you may not remove or alter, or cause to be removed or altered, any copyright, trademark, trade name, service mark, or any other proprietary notice or legend appearing on any of the content. Modification or use of the content except as expressly provided in these Terms of Use violates Specialty Physicians of Illinois, LLC’s intellectual property rights. Neither title nor intellectual property rights are transferred to you by access to the websites.

 

6. Hyperlinks

The websites may contain hyperlinks to other sites which are not maintained by, or related to, Specialty Physicians of Illinois, LLC. Hyperlinks to such sites are provided as a service to users and are not sponsored by or affiliated with the websites or Specialty Physicians of Illinois, LLC. Specialty Physicians of Illinois, LLC has not reviewed any or all of such sites and is not responsible for the content of those sites. Specialty Physicians of Illinois, LLC is not responsible for webcasting or any other form of transmission received from any hyperlinked site. Hypelinks are to be accessed at the user's own risk, and Specialty Physicians of Illinois, LLC makes no representations or warranties about the content, completeness or accuracy of these hyperlinks or the sites hyperlinked to the websites. Specialty Physicians of Illinois, LLC provides hyperlinks as a convenience, and the inclusion of any hyperlink to a third-party site does not necessarily imply endorsement by Specialty Physicians of Illinois, LLC of that site or any association with its operators.

 

7. Use of Communication Services

7.1. Websites may contain forums, bulletin board services, chat areas, message boards, news groups, communities, personal web pages, calendars and/or other message or communication facilities designed to allow you to communicate with the internet community or with a group (collectively, "Communications Services"). You must be at least 18 years old to post any content on Communication Services. You agree to use the Communication Services only to post, send and receive messages and content that are proper and related to the particular Communication Service.

 

7.2. COMMUNICATION SERVICES ARE NOT MEDICAL CARE OR ADVICE. YOU AGREE NOT TO PROVIDE MEDICAL INFORMATION OR SEEK MEDICAL ADVICE OR ASSISTANCE ON ANY COMMUNICATION SERVICES. YOU SHALL NOT USE THE WEBSITES TO PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE OR MEDICAL COMMENTARY. YOU SHALL NOT USE THE WEBSITE TO MAKE, RECOMMEND OR REFERRAL TO HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS, INCLUDING PHYSICIANS, WHO ARE NOT EMPLOYED BY SPECIALTY PHYSICIANS OF ILLINOIS, LLC.

 

7.3. Among other actions, when using a Communication Service, you agree that you will not post, send, submit, publish or transmit in connection with the websites any material that: i) you do not have the right to post, including proprietary material of any third party, such as files containing software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy or publicity); ii) advocates illegal activity or discusses an intent to commit an illegal act; iii) is vulgar, obscene, or indecent; iv) does not pertain directly to the Websites; v) threatens or abuses others, libels, defames, invades privacy, stalks, is obscene, pornographic, racist, abusive, harassing, threatening or offensive; vi) seeks to exploit or harm children by exposing them to inappropriate content, asking for personally identifiable details or otherwise; vii) harvests or otherwise collects information about others, including e-mail addresses, without their consent; viii) violates any law or may be considered to violate any law; ix) impersonates or misrepresents your connection to any other entity or person or otherwise manipulates headers or identifiers to disguise the origin of the content; x) falsifies or deletes any author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is permissible uploaded; xi) advertises any commercial endeavor (e.g., offering for sale products or services) or otherwise engages in any commercial activity (e.g., conducting raffles or contests, displaying sponsorship banners, and/or soliciting goods or services) except as may be specifically authorized on the Websites; xii) solicits funds, advertisers or sponsors; xiii) includes programs that contain viruses, worms and/or Trojan horses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications; xiv) disrupts the normal flow of dialogue, causes a screen to scroll faster than other users are able to type, or otherwise act in a way which affects the ability of other people to engage in real time activities via the Websites; xv) includes MP3 format files; xvi) amounts to a "pyramid" or other like scheme, including contests, chain letters, and surveys; xvii) disobeys any policy or regulations including any code of conduct or other guidelines, established from time to time regarding use of the Websites or any networks connected to the Websites; xviii) contains hyper-links to other sites that contain content that falls within the descriptions set forth above; xiv) contains comment or material that is libelous, defamatory or which discloses private or personal matters concerning any person; or xv) endorsements or any content that may be construed as political lobbying, solicitations or contributions or use the Websites to link to any sites or political candidates or parties or use the Websites to discuss political campaigns, issues or for taking a position on any legislation or law.

 

7.4. If you are a Specialty Physicians of Illinois, LLC workforce member you must also adhere to Specialty Physicians of Illinois, LLC's policies and procedures related to internet social networking.

 

7.5. Specialty Physicians of Illinois, LLC reserves the right to monitor use of the website(s) to determine compliance with these Terms of Use, as well as the right to remove or refuse any information for any reason. Specialty Physicians of Illinois, LLC reserves the right to terminate your access to any or all of the Communication Services at any time without notice for any reason whatsoever. Specialty Physicians of Illinois, LLC also reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in its sole discretion. Materials uploaded to a Communication Service may be subject to posted limits on use, reproduction and/or dissemination and you are responsible for abiding by such limitations with respect to your submissions, including any downloaded materials.

 

8. Submissions

You hereby grant to Specialty Physicians of Illinois, LLC the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, non-exclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display all content, remarks, suggestions, ideas, graphics or other information communicated to Specialty Physicians of Illinois, LLC through the websites (together, the "Submission"), and to incorporate any Submission in other works in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed. Specialty Physicians of Illinois, LLC will not be required to treat any Submission as confidential, and may use any Submission in its business (including without limitation, for products or advertising) without incurring any liability for royalties or any other consideration of any kind, and will not incur any liability as a result of any similarities that may appear in future Specialty Physicians of Illinois, LLC operations.