Terms of Use

TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE, AND DISCLAIMER

This document sets forth the Privacy Policy, Terms and Conditions of Use, and Disclaimer regarding web sites operated by St. Vincent's Health System, Inc. and its affiliates.  Although separate companies, St. Vincent's Health System, Inc. and its affiliates are referred to individually and collectively as "SVHS," "we," or "us" for purposes of this document.  Similarly, the various web sites operated by SVHS are referred to individually and collectively as the "Site." 

Please read this document with care before using the Site.  This document may be changed from time to time and without notice at SVHS's sole discretion.  You should check this document frequently for any such changes, but in any case, your continued access or use of the Site shall constitute acceptance of any modifications of this document. 

PRIVACY POLICY

SVHS is committed to providing Site users with an Internet experience that respects and protects their personal choices and concerns.  We have created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy.

What We Collect

Information You Give Us:  SVHS receives and stores any information you enter on the Site (for example, when you register for one of our workshops, purchase one of our products, or apply for one of our positions) or provide in any other manner. This may include, but is not limited to, your personally identifiable information, such as your name, address, phone number, and e-mail address. You can choose not to provide information, but then you might not be able to register for a workshop or make a purchase on-line. SVHS uses the personally identifiable information collected to provide requested services and disseminate information.  It is not disclosed to anyone other than SVHS, unless we must do so to comply with a court order or other legal process.  Users may also navigate the Site without supplying any personal information.

Automated Information Collection: When you use our Site, we collect anonymous information.  Anonymous information includes the name of the domain and host from which you access the Internet; the IP address of the computer you are using; the browser and operating system you are using; the date and time you access the Site; and the Internet address of the Web site from which you linked to the Site. We may use "cookies" to automatically gather some of this information. A cookie is a small text file that the SVHS system sends to your computer to collect information about your activities on the Site. The cookie transmits this information back to the Site each time your browser requests a page from the Site, and the information is stored to help facilitate your use of the Site the next time you visit. If you do not want to receive cookies from the Site, you can set your browser to not accept cookies.

How We Use Information

We use the information you provide and we collect it to:

  • Administer the Site and diagnose problems with our server;
  • Verify your identity;
  • Provide you with information about the Site, SVHS, and our products and services;
  • Facilitate performance by SVHS or you under the terms and any other agreement you may enter into with SVHS;
  • Measure the number of visitors to the Site and how the Site is used in order to make the Site as useful as possible to our visitors; and
  • Provide authorities or relevant individuals with information related to the Site as required by law.

Compliance with COPPA

The Site is not directed at children under the age of 13.  SVHS complies with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) and does not knowingly permit registration or submission of personally identifiable information by anyone under 13 years of age.

Opt-Out

If you do not want SVHS to share information we collect or receive about you, or if you want Automated Information deleted from SVHS records, you may make such requests by writing to the following address:
St. Vincent's Medical Center
1800 Barrs Street
Jacksonville, Florida 32204
Attn:  Information Technology Dept./HISO

TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE

Ownership

All pages and any material available for download within the Site are the property of SVHS.  The content on the Site is provided to you without charge as a convenience and for your information purposes only.  You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit any portion of the Site for any commercial purposes.

Copyright

All content included on the Site, such as text, graphics, logos, images, and data compilations, is the property of SVHS or its content suppliers and is protected by United States and international copyright laws. The contents of the Site are copyrighted and may not be distributed, modified, reproduced, or used, in whole or in part without the prior written consent of SVHS except as set forth in these term and conditions.
Persons accessing, using or linking to this Site may not use, misuse, or post to this Site any material, data, images, text or graphics that infringe on the copyright, trademark, or other proprietary rights of third parties or that is obscene or libelous.  SVHS reserves the right to remove any such material from this Site.

Other Internet Sites

For the convenience of users, some pages contain links to web sites not owned or managed by SVHS. SVHS does not review, control, or take responsibility for the content, security, or privacy policies of such web sites. Links from this Site to web sites not managed or owned by SVHS do not imply endorsement or credibility of the service, information, or product offered through the linked sites, and SVHS assumes no liability related to your use of linked sites.  Similarly, if a third party provides a link to our web site, it does not necessarily reflect any official relationship with the third party.  You should review the privacy policies of other web sites carefully before providing any information to such web sites.

No Medical Advice

ALL HEALTH AND HEALTH-RELATED INFORMATION CONTAINED WITHIN THE SITE IS INTENDED TO BE GENERAL IN NATURE AND SHOULD NOT BE USED AS A SUBSTITUTE FOR A VISIT WITH A HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONAL.  NO INFORMATION PROVIDED IN THIS SITE MAY BE CONSIDERED MEDICAL ADVICE.  SVHS ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR HOW YOU USE INFORMATION OBTAINED FROM THIS SITE.  BEFORE MAKING ANY DECISION REGARDING YOUR HEALTH CARE, ASK YOUR PERSONAL PHYSICIAN OR CONTACT ST. VINCENT'S HEALTH LINK.

Confidentiality and Security

SVHS has taken and will continue to take measures, such as encryption when appropriate, to help provide for the secure and safe transmission of information to and from the Site.  Please be aware, however, that the Internet is inherently insecure, and no one, including SVHS, can give an absolute assurance that confidentiality and security can be guaranteed.  YOU SHOULD NEVER SEND PERSONAL MEDICAL INFORMATION TO OUR SITE.  For more information on SVHS's policies regarding use and disclosure of patient medical information, please see our Notice of Privacy Practices.

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify and hold us and our subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, agents, and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your breach of this document, or your violation of any law or the rights of any third party.

DISCLAIMER

IN PROVIDING THIS SITE TO YOU FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE, YOU USE THE SITE AT YOUR OWN RISK.  SVHS MAKES NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS AS TO THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THE CONTENTS OR AS TO WHETHER THE CONTENTS ARE CURRENT OR FREE FROM CHANGES CAUSED BY THIRD PARTIES.   ALL INFORMATION IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO (1) ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, (2) ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY ARISING FROM COURSE OF PERFORMANCE, DEALING, USEAGE, OR TRADE,  (3) ANY WARRANTIES AS TO THE ACCURACY, AVAILABILITY, OR CONTENT OF THE SITE OR ANY LINKED SITE, AND (4) ANY WARRANTY UNDER ANY THEORY OF LAW, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY, CONTRACT OR OTHER LEGAL OR EQUITABLE THEORY. 

IN NO EVENT WILL SVHS OR ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, OR AGENTS BE LIABLE FOR INTERRUPTIONS, ERRORS, COMPUTERS VIRUSES, OR OTHER HAZARDS ARISING OUT OF OR RESULTING FROM THE SITE OR FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THE SITE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, SUCH AS, LOST PROFITS, LOSS OF BUSINESS, LOSS OF GOODWILL, LOSS OF USE OF EQUIPMENT OR SERVICES, LOSS OF DATA, IDENTITY THEFT, OR DAMAGE TO BUSINESS OR REPUTATION, WHETHER IN CONTRACT OR TORT OR OTHERWISE, AND WHETHER OR NOT SVHS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

ANY CLAIM OR DISPUTE ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THE SITE SHALL BE GOVERNED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE INTERNAL LAWS OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA WITHOUT REGARD TO ITS CONFLICTS OF LAWS RULES.  BY USING THIS SITE, WHICH IS MAINTAINED IN JACKSONVILLE, DUVAL COUNTY, FLORIDA, YOU SUBMIT TO THE JURISDICTION OF THE FEDERAL AND STATE COURTS LOCATED IN JACKSONVILLE, DUVAL COUNTY, FLORIDA, FOR ANY CLAIM OR DISPUTE ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THIS SITE.

IF ANY PROVISION OF THE PRIVACY POLICY, TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE, OR DISCLAIMER IS FOUND TO BE INVALID, THE REMAINING PROVISIONS SHALL REMAIN IN FULL FORCE AND EFFECT.  NO WAIVER OF ANY TERM OR CONDITION OF THIS DOCUMENT BY SVHS SHALL BE DEEMED A FURTHER OR CONTINUING WAIVER OF SUCH TERM OR CONDITION OR ANY OTHER TERM OR CONDITION OF THIS DOCUMENT.

CONTACTING THE SITE

If you have questions about the Privacy Policy, the Terms and Conditions of Use, or the Disclaimer, or any other questions concerning the Site, please contact:

Webmaster
Marketing & Communications
St. Vincent's
1801 Barrs St., Ste 425
Jacksonville, Florida 32204
904-308-7960