Website Access Agreement

WEB SITE ACCESS AGREEMENT for
PENN STATE HERSHEY MILTON S. HERSHEY MEDICAL CENTER and
PENN STATE COLLEGE OF MEDICINE,
COLLECTIVELY "PENN STATE HERSHEY"

 

NO MEDICAL ADVICE

The information on this web site is provided for general informational purposes only and SHOULD NOT be relied upon as a substitute for sound professional medical advice, evaluation or care from your physician or other qualified healthcare provider. Nothing on this web site should be used for treating or diagnosing a medical or health condition or for replacing any relationship with your physician or other qualified healthcare provider. The health information furnished on this web site and the interactive responses (if any) furnished by or through, this web site are not intended to or implied to be professional medical advice. You are encouraged to consult other sources and confirm the information contained within this web site. Consult your own physician regarding the applicability of any opinions or recommendations with respect to your symptoms or medical condition. For medical concerns, including decisions about medications and other treatments, you should always consult your physician or other, qualified healthcare professional. In serious cases, seek immediate assistance from emergency personnel. If you have or suspect that you have a medical problem or condition, please contact a physician or other qualified healthcare provider immediately. YOU SHOULD NEVER DISREGARD MEDICAL ADVICE OR DELAY IN SEEKING IT BECAUSE OF SOMETHING YOU HAVE READ ON THIS WEB SITE. No medications, diet supplements or treatments as may be described on this web site should be taken or begun without first consulting your physician or other healthcare provider. No information on this web site should be considered or shall be deemed to be an endorsement or recommendation by Penn State Hershey of any medication, diet supplements, treatments, products, tests or otherwise.

 

NO WARRANTIES

The information on this web site is not exhaustive and is provided "AS IS" and without any warranties of any kind, either express or implied. All implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose or use are hereby excluded.

Disclaimer of Liability of Penn State Hershey, if any, for damages (including without limitation liability arising out of tort, strict liability, negligence, contract or patent or copyright infringement) shall not exceed the lesser of (i) the fees paid, if any, to Penn State Hershey for the particular information or service provided on this web site or (ii) $100. Penn State Hershey shall not be liable under any theory of indemnity. In no event shall Penn State Hershey be liable for any damages other than the amount referred to above. All other damages, direct or indirect, special, incidental, consequential or punitive are hereby excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law, even if Penn State Hershey has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

Penn State Hershey expressly disclaims and DOES NOT WARRANT that the functioning of this web site will be uninterrupted or error free; that any errors will be corrected; that any information on this web site is complete, accurate (although Penn State Hershey strives for accuracy), or timely (or will be updated); and that this web site, or the server that makes it available, is or will be free of viruses or other harmful components. You are solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or loss of data that results from downloading any material from this web site.

YOU EXPRESSLY ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT PENN STATE HERSHEY, ITS LICENSORS, SUPPLIERS AND BUSINESS PARTNERS (IF ANY) ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE RESULTS OF YOUR DECISIONS RESULTING FROM THE USE OF THIS WEB SITE OR THE INFORMATION CONTAINED HEREIN, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, YOUR CHOOSING TO SEEK OR NOT TO SEEK PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL CARE, OR YOUR CHOOSING OR NOT CHOOSING SPECIFIC TREATMENT BASED ON THE INFORMATION ON OR ACCESSED THROUGH THIS WEB SITE.

 

OFFENSIVE OR EXPLICIT CONTENT

This web site may contain scientific, medical or health information which you may find sexually explicit or otherwise offensive. The information on this web site is meant for adults, or for mature teenagers under parental supervision. Penn State Hershey accepts no responsibility for such materials. You are solely responsible for compliance with the laws applicable to you where you reside.

 

DISCLAIMER OF ENDORSEMENT

Links to other web sites are provided, if at all, for your convenience only, and should not be considered and shall not be deemed as an endorsement or recommendation by Penn State Hershey of such other web sites or their content. Penn State Hershey is not responsible for the availability, the content or the damage which may be caused by such other web sites.

Penn State Hershey, its licensors and suppliers (if any) make no representations or warranties as to the satisfaction of government regulations requiring disclosure of information on prescription drug products (if any) with regard to the information contained on, or accessed through, this web site.

 

AGREEMENT NOT TO ACCESS UNAUTHORIZED SITES

As an additional condition to accessing this Web site, you agree not to attempt to gain unauthorized access to any areas of this web site, computer systems or networks connected to this web site.

 

AGREEMENT NOT TO VIOLATE COPYRIGHT

The materials on our web site are copyrighted and may be downloaded or reprinted for personal, non-commercial use only. Permission to reprint or electronically reproduce any document or graphics in whole or in part, for any other reason is prohibited unless prior written consent is obtained from Penn State Hershey.

 

This Agreement is subject to change without notice.