Terms of Use

Welcome to the Ohio Chapter of the American College of Cardiology Web site. The information provided on this site is for general informational and educational purposes only. Please read and review these Terms of Use carefully before accessing or using this Web site. By accessing or using this site, you acknowledge that you have read, understood and agreed to the Terms of Use Agreement. If you do not agree to the Terms of Use, you may not access or use the site.

1. Use of Web site. The information provided on this site is for general informational and educational purposes. Certain sections of this Web site are intended for particular audiences including Ohio Chapter of the American College of Cardiology’s members, as well as members of the health care community and the general public. Your access to and use of the information contained in the Web site is subject to this Terms of Use Agreement. By accessing and using this Web site, you accept, without limitation or qualification, this Terms of Use Agreement.

2. Content. Ohio Chapter of the American College of Cardiology will use reasonable efforts to include accurate and up-to-date information on this Web site but makes no warranties or representations of any kind as to its accuracy, currency or completeness. You agree that access to and use of this Web site and the content thereof is at your own risk. Ohio Chapter of the American College of Cardiology disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Neither Ohio Chapter of the American College of Cardiology nor any party involved in creating, producing or delivering this Web site shall be liable for any damages, including without limitation, direct, incidental, consequential, indirect or punitive damages, arising out of access to, use of or inability to use this Web site, or any errors or omissions in the content thereof. This limitation includes damages to, or for any viruses that infect, your computer equipment.

3. Indemnification. You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Ohio Chapter of the American College of Cardiology, its officers, directors, employees, agents, suppliers and third party partners from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, resulting from any violation by you of these Terms of Use.

4. Privacy. Ohio Chapter of the American College of Cardiology respects the privacy of its Web site users.

5. Third Party Web sites and Links. This Web site may contain links or references to other Web sites maintained by third parties over whom Ohio Chapter of the American College of Cardiology has no control. Such links are provided merely as a convenience. Similarly, this Web site may be accessed from third party links over whom Ohio Chapter of the American College of Cardiology has no control. Ohio Chapter of the American College of Cardiology makes no warranties or representations of any kind as to the accuracy, currency, or completeness of any information contained in such Web sites and shall have no liability for any damages or injuries of any kind arising from such content or information. Inclusion of any third party link does not imply an endorsement or recommendation by Ohio Chapter of the American College of Cardiology.

6. Medical Information. This Web site may contain general information relating to various medical conditions and their treatment. Such information is provided for informational purposes only and is not meant to be a substitute for advice provided by a doctor or other qualified health care professional. Patients should not use the information contained herein for diagnosing a health or fitness problem or disease. Patients should always consult with a doctor or other health care professional for medical advice or information about diagnosis and treatment.

7. Non-Confidential Information. Subject to any applicable terms and conditions set forth in our Privacy Policy, any communication or other material that you send to us through the Internet or post on a Ohio Chapter of the American College of Cardiology Web site by electronic mail or otherwise, such as any questions, comments, suggestions or the like, is and will be deemed to be non-confidential and Ohio Chapter of the American College of Cardiology shall have no obligation of any kind with respect to such information. Ohio Chapter of the American College of Cardiology shall be free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques contained in such communication for any purpose whatsoever.

8. Copyrights. The entire contents of this Web site are subject to copyright protection. Copyright © Ohio Chapter of the American College of Cardiology. The contents of Ohio Chapter of the American College of Cardiology Web site may not be copied other than for noncommercial individual reference with all copyright or other proprietary notices retained, and thereafter may not be recopied, reproduced or otherwise redistributed. Except as expressly provided above, you may not otherwise copy, display, download, distribute, modify, reproduce, republish or retransmit any information, text or documents contained in this Web site or any portion thereof in any electronic medium or in hard copy, or create any derivative work based on such images, text or documents, without the express written consent of Ohio Chapter of the American College of Cardiology.

9. Void Where Prohibited. This Web site and its contents are intended to comply with the laws and regulations in the U.S. Although the information on this Web site is accessible to users outside of the U.S., the information pertaining to Ohio Chapter of the American College of Cardiology products is intended for use only by residents of the U.S. Other countries may have laws, regulatory requirements and medical practices that differ from those in the U.S.

10. Governing Laws. This Terms of Use Agreement and your use of the Web site shall be governed by the laws of the United States of America and the State of Ohio without regard to its conflicts of laws principles. Any legal action or proceeding related to this Web site shall be brought exclusively in a federal or state court of competent jurisdiction sitting in Ohio.

11. Miscellaneous. If any provision of this Agreement is held to be unlawful, void or unenforceable, then such provision shall be severable without affecting the enforceability of all remaining provisions. Ohio Chapter of the American College of Cardiology reserves the right to alter or delete materials from this Web site at any time at its discretion.