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Terms and Conditions of Use

Welcome to the Montage Health (“Montage Health,” “we,” “us”) family of web sites. Please read the following Terms and Conditions of Use (“Terms of Use”) carefully before using the Sites. The following Terms of Use govern your relationship with Montage Health regarding your use of the web sites.

Montage Health provides websites (“site,” sites”) which allow users to view health-related information and access additional services. These websites include:

  • Montage Health – montagehealth.org
  • Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula – chomp.org
  • Montage Medical Group – montagemedicalgroup.org
  • Montage Wellness Center – montagewellnesscenter.com
  • Montage Health Foundation – montagehealthfoundation.org

Binding agreement

This is a binding agreement: By using the sites or any services provided in connection with the sites, including, without limitation, online bill pay, online donation, online gift shop, electronic newsletters, online mailing lists, online registrations, and online feedback (the “Service”), you agree to abide by these Terms of Use. By using the sites, you signify your agreement to these Terms of Use. If at any time you find these Terms of Use unacceptable, you must immediately leave the sites and cease all use of any Service and the site.

YOU AGREE THAT BY USING THE SERVICE YOU REPRESENT THAT YOU ARE AT LEAST 18 YEARS OLD AND THAT YOU ARE LEGALLY ABLE TO ENTER INTO THIS AGREEMENT.

Your use of information – no medical advice

INFORMATION PROVIDED VIA THE SITES ARE NOT INTENDED TO BE, AND SHOULD NOT BE USED AS, MEDICAL OR PROFESSIONAL ADVICE OR A SUBSTITUTE FOR MEDICAL TREATMENT BY A HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL. Information provided via the sites is provided as a service to the community and is intended to be general in nature. This information is not provided in the course of a professional relationship between a healthcare provider and a patient. Montage Health is not recommending a course of treatment for your particular circumstances or making a diagnosis through the use of the sites. Do not disregard or delay in seeking medical advice because of any information you read on the sites. Your healthcare provider should be consulted regarding matters concerning medical condition, treatment, and needs of you and your family. Reference to products or medications on the site is for informational purposes only and should not be considered an endorsement, recommendation, or approval of such products or medications.

Medical emergencies

If you have a medical emergency, please immediately call emergency personnel (911) to get prompt medical attention. Do not rely on the sites or the site content for assistance in regard to your immediate, urgent medical needs. The sites are not designed to facilitate medical emergencies.

Limited personal permission to use the sites; prohibited uses

Montage Health is giving limited personal permission to use the sites. You may not transfer or assign your personal permission to any other party. Such personal permission is limited in that you may not:

  • Use, download, or print material from the sites for commercial use (i.e., selling, posting information on another website, etc.).
  • Modify or delete any proprietary notices from material downloaded or printed from the sites.
  • Transmit or otherwise provide data from the sites to a third party.
  • Use the sites in any manner that is contrary to any applicable law.

Montage Health further imposes certain restrictions on your permissible use of the sites and Services. You are prohibited from violating or attempting to violate any security features of the site or Services, including, without limitation, (a) accessing content or data not intended for you, or logging onto a server or account that you are not authorized to access; (b) attempting to probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of the Services, the sites, or any associated system or network, or to breach security or authentication measures without proper authorization; (c) interfering or attempting to interfere with service to any user, host, or network, including, without limitation, by means of submitting a virus to the sites or Services, overloading, “flooding,” “spamming,” “mail bombing,” or “crashing,” (d) “spidering,” “screen scraping,” “database scraping,” harvesting of e-mail or other addresses, contact or personal information, or any other automatic means of obtaining lists of users or other information from the sites or Services, (e) using the sites or Services to send unsolicited e-mail, including, without limitation, promotions, or advertisements for products or services; (f) forging any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any email or in any posting using the Services; or (g) attempting to modify, reverse-engineer, decompile, disassemble, or otherwise reduce or attempt to reduce to a human-perceivable form any of the source code used by Montage Health in providing the sites or Services. Any violation of system or network security may subject you to civil and/or criminal liability. Your limited personal permission to use the sites shall terminate immediately in the event you breach these Terms of Use. You are solely responsible for your use of the sites.

Modifications and discontinuance

Montage Health may, in its sole discretion and without prior notice, (a) revise these Terms of Use; (b) modify the sites and/or Services; and (c) discontinue the sites and/or Services at any time. Montage Health shall post any revision to these Terms of Use to the sites, and the revision shall be effective immediately on such posting. You agree to review these Terms of Use and other online policies posted on the sites periodically to be aware of any revisions. You agree that, by continuing to use or access the sites following notice of any revision, you shall abide by any such revision. No modification or attempted modification of these terms by you shall be binding on Montage Health unless made in writing and physically signed by an authorized representative of Montage Health.

Site provided “As-Is” – no warranties

INFORMATION AND THE SERVICE PROVIDED ON THE SITE ARE PROVIDED AS IS AND AS AVAILABLE. MONTAGE HEALTH MAKES NO, AND HEREBY DISCLAIMS ANY, WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF TITLE, NONINFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR USE OR PURPOSE. MONTAGE HEALTH DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTY AS TO THE AVAILABILITY OF THE SITE OR THAT THE SITE WILL OPERATE WITHOUT INTERRUPTION OR ERROR. MONTAGE HEALTH MAKES NO WARRANTY AS TO THE RELIABILITY, ACCURACY, TIMELINESS, USEFULNESS, ADEQUACY, COMPLETENESS, OR SUITABILITY OF THE SERVICE OR INFORMATION PROVIDED THROUGH THE SITE. YOU ASSUME THE RISK OF ANY AND ALL DAMAGE OR LOSS FROM USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE SITE OR THE SERVICE. MONTAGE HEALTH IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE RESULTS OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF INFORMATION PROVIDED.

Use of certain information about you

You agree that, should you elect to supply it, Montage Health may use your name, email address, physical address, or other data to communicate with you. You may request to have this information modified or deleted from our records by contacting webmaster@chomp.org. Montage Health may use this information as necessary to enforce these Terms of Use. Montage Health will not sell this information to any other party. A complete statement of Montage Health’s current privacy policy, including information regarding how Montage Health may use information about you and how you can limit such use, can be found by viewing the Website Privacy Policy.

Trademark and copyright

Montage Health is the owner or licensee of all rights in the sites, its content, software, and the Services. Unless expressly stated in these Terms of Use, you have no right to such content, software, or the Services. “Montage Health,” “Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula,” “Montage Medical Group,” “Montage Wellness Center”, “Montage Health Foundation”, and the logos or other proprietary marks of Montage Health or its licensors and partners are trademarks of Montage Health or its licensors and partners. These Terms of Use do not grant you any right, title, or interest in those trademarks. You should assume that everything you see or read on the sites is copyrighted by Montage Health or others unless otherwise noted. You may download material from the sites for non-commercial, personal use as long as you also retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials.

When accessing the sites or using the Services, you agree to obey the law and to respect the intellectual property rights of others. Your use of the Services and the sites is at all times governed by and subject to laws regarding copyright ownership and use of intellectual property. You agree not to upload, download, display, perform, transmit, or otherwise distribute any information or content (collectively, “Content”) in violation of any third-party’s copyrights, trademarks, or other intellectual property or proprietary rights. You agree to abide by laws regarding copyright ownership and use of intellectual property, and you shall be solely responsible for any violations of any relevant laws and for any infringements of third party rights caused by any Content you provide or transmit, or that is provided or transmitted using your User ID. The burden of proving that any Content does not violate any laws or third-party rights rests solely with you.

Inappropriate content

You agree not to upload, download, display, perform, transmit, or otherwise distribute any content that (a) is libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, abusive, or threatening; (b) advocates or encourages conduct that could constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, national, or foreign law or regulation; or (c) advertises or otherwise solicits funds or is a solicitation for goods or services. We reserve the right to terminate your receipt, transmission, or other distribution of any such material using the Service, and, if applicable, to delete any such material from its servers. We intend to cooperate fully with any law enforcement officials or agencies in the investigation of any violation of these Terms of Use or of any applicable laws.

Limited liability

MONTAGE HEALTH’S LIABILITY TO YOU IS LIMITED. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL MONTAGE HEALTH BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS, OR LOST DATA, REGARDLESS OF THE FORESEEABILITY OF THOSE DAMAGES) ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF THE SITE OR ANY OTHER INFORMATION OR THE SERVICE PROVIDED TO YOU BY THE SITE, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THIS LIMITATION SHALL APPLY REGARDLESS OF WHETHER THE DAMAGES ARISE OUT OF BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY OR FORM OF ACTION.

Indemnity

YOU AGREE TO INDEMNIFY MONTAGE HEALTH FOR CERTAIN OF YOUR ACTS AND OMISSIONS. YOU AGREE TO INDEMNIFY, DEFEND, AND HOLD HARMLESS MONTAGE HEALTH, ITS AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, CONSULTANTS, AGENTS, AND REPRESENTATIVES FROM ANY AND ALL THIRD-PARTY CLAIMS, LOSSES, LIABILITY, DAMAGES, AND/OR COSTS (INCLUDING REASONABLE ATTORNEY FEES AND COSTS) ARISING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO OR USE OF THE SITE, YOUR VIOLATION OF THESE TERMS OF USE, OR YOUR INFRINGEMENT, OR INFRINGEMENT BY ANY OTHER USER OF YOUR ACCOUNT, OF ANY INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY OR OTHER RIGHT OF ANY PERSON OR ENTITY. MONTAGE HEALTH WILL NOTIFY YOU PROMPTLY OF ANY SUCH CLAIM, LOSS, LIABILITY, OR DEMAND, AND WILL PROVIDE YOU WITH REASONABLE ASSISTANCE, AT YOUR EXPENSE, IN DEFENDING ANY SUCH CLAIM, LOSS, LIABILITY, DAMAGE, OR COST.

Feedback

We appreciate our users’ interest in improving and expanding the Services and the sites. If you choose to send us content, information, ideas, suggestions or other materials relating to the Services or the sites (“Feedback”), you hereby assign such Feedback to us, and you agree that we are free to use any Feedback for any purposes whatsoever, including, without limitation, developing products and services, without any liability or payment of any kind to you.

Notices

Notices sent to you by Montage Health in connection with these Terms of Use or your use of the sites or the Services may be delivered to you by electronic mail, a general notice on the sites, or by written communication delivered by first class U.S. mail. The delivery of any notice from us is effective when sent or posted by us, regardless of whether you read the notice when you received it or when posted or whether you actually received the delivery. You may give notice to Montage Health at any time by letter delivered by first class postage prepaid U.S. mail or overnight courier to the following address:

Montage Health
Attention: Webmaster
P.O. Box HH
Monterey, CA 93940

Governing law

These Terms of Use shall be construed in accordance with and governed by the laws of the United States and the State of California, without reference to their rules regarding conflicts of law. You hereby irrevocably consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state or federal courts in Monterey County, California, USA, in all disputes arising out of or related to the use of the site or Service.

Severability; waiver

If, for whatever reason, a court of competent jurisdiction finds any term or condition in these Terms of Use to be unenforceable, all other terms and conditions will remain unaffected and in full force and effect. No waiver of any breach of any provision of these Terms of Use shall constitute a waiver of any prior, concurrent, or subsequent breach of the same or any other provisions hereof, and no waiver shall be effective unless made in writing and signed by an authorized representative of the waiving party.

No license

Nothing contained on the sites should be understood as granting you a license to use any of the trademarks, service marks, or logos owned by Montage Health or by any third party.

California use only

The sites are controlled and operated by Montage Health from its offices in the State of California. Montage Health makes no representation that any of the materials or the Service to which you have been given access are available or appropriate for use in other locations. Your use of or access to the sites should not be construed as Montage Health’s purposefully availing itself of the benefits or privilege of doing business in any state or jurisdiction other than California.

Term and termination

These Terms of Use shall commence upon your access to the sites or the Services and shall continue until terminated in accordance with the terms hereof. These Terms of Use will automatically terminate in the event you breach any of these terms.

Termination will be effective without notice. You may terminate these Terms of Use at any time by ceasing to use the Services or visit the sites. Additionally, we reserve the right to terminate access to the Services or the sites or take other actions that we reasonably believe are necessary to comply with the law or to protect our rights or those of our users.

Upon termination of these Terms of Use for any reason, your right to use the Services and the sites shall immediately cease. The terms and provisions of these Terms of Use, other than the continued use of the Services and the sites, shall survive any termination. Termination of these Terms of Use shall not relieve either party of any obligation accrued prior to the termination date.

Entire agreement

The Terms of Use constitute the entire agreement between Montage Health and you pertaining to the subject matter hereof.

Contact us

Montage Health is committed to providing a user-friendly environment for visitors and users of the site. Your comments and questions are welcomed. Please send your comments and questions to webmaster@chomp.org, or at the address below:

Montage Health
Attention: Webmaster
P.O. Box HH
Monterey, CA 93940

PLEASE NOTE: EMAIL THAT YOU SEND US IS NOT NECESSARILY SECURE AGAINST INTERCEPTION. IF YOU WISH TO COMMUNICATE SENSITIVE INFORMATION TO US, SUCH AS YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER, BANK ACCOUNT NUMBER, MEDICAL OR HEALTHCARE RELATED INFORMATION, OR CREDIT CARD NUMBERS, CONTACT US THROUGH ONE OF OUR SECURE ONLINE FORMS OR BY MAIL OR TELEPHONE, INSTEAD OF VIA EMAIL. MONTAGE HEALTH IS NOT ABLE TO PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE VIA EMAIL. FOR MEDICAL ADVICE, PLEASE CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR OR CLICK ON FIND A DOCTOR TO LOCATE A DOCTOR.

Privacy

For additional terms relating to website privacy, please view the Website Privacy Policy, incorporated herein by reference. Information on Montage Health’s health information privacy policy and policy regarding patient rights can be found by visiting the following sites:

Acknowledgment

BY USING THE SERVICE OR ACCESSING THE SITE, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ THESE TERMS OF USE AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THEM.

Copyright

All contents of site or the Service are: Copyright © 2018 Montage Health, P.O. Box HH, Monterey, CA 93940. All rights reserved.

Last updated: 05/29/2018

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