By using this Site, you agree to accept and follow our terms and conditions as set forth below and as they may be amended from time to time (the “Terms”). Your use of the Site is also subject to any and all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Your use of the site constitutes your agreement to comply with these terms. We may change the terms that govern your use of the site from time to time, and your use of the site after those changes constitutes your agreement to follow the terms as changed. In addition to changes in the terms, we may change, edit, delete or revise portions of the site at any time without notice.
You agree that we are not responsible or liable for any claim, loss or damage directly or indirectly resulting from your use of this Site and that your use is subject to the disclaimers and limitations set forth below.
If this is a medical emergency, please immediately call emergency personnel (911) to get prompt medical attention. Do not rely on electronic communications or this website for assistance regarding your immediate, urgent medical needs. This website is not designed to facilitate medical emergencies. CaroMont Health cannot guarantee response times if you choose to rely on this website in the event of a medical emergency.
I. Health Information and Information about CaroMont Health
This Site may present health information in various forms, which is provided for educational purposes only. The health information describes general principles of healthcare. The information may not be applicable to your personal circumstances. Moreover, like any printed material, the information may become obsolete or out-of-date over time and may contain errors and /or inaccuracies. The information is not intended as a tool for self-diagnosis, is not a recommendation of a specific treatment plan or healthcare provider, and is not a substitute for proper medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Proper treatment of health conditions depends on a number of factors, such as your medical history, diet, lifestyle and the medication that you currently take. Your doctor or other licensed healthcare provider is in the best position to take these and other factors into account in assessing and addressing your individual healthcare needs and use of this Site cannot replace medical consultation with a qualified health or medical professional.
This Site may also contain information and press releases concerning CaroMont Health. While this information was believed to be accurate to the best of CaroMont Health’s knowledge when put on this Site, CaroMont Health expressly disclaims any duty or obligation to update such information or keep such information current.
You agree that we are not responsible or liable for any claim, loss or damage directly or indirectly resulting from this information, and that your use is subject to the disclaimers and limitations set forth below.
II. Site Use (Generally)
You agree that you will not violate any local, state, federal or international laws in using this website or accessing any Material on this website.
III. Disclaimer of Warranty
The information provided on this website is informational only. It is not intended to be a promise, guarantee or warranty of any kind, nor to provide you with medical advice or direction. CaroMont Health makes no express or implied warranties, including, but not limited to, any warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or use, title or non-infringement.
Although our health information content is reviewed and approved by healthcare professionals, CaroMont Health does not guarantee the accuracy, adequacy, or completeness of any information and is not responsible for any errors or omissions or for the results obtained from the use of such information. IF YOU NEED IMMEDIATE EMERGENCY HELP, CALL 911.
You acknowledge and agree that CaroMont Health does not operate or control the internet and therefore CaroMont Health does not guarantee that the use of this website will be error free or free of technology downtimes or unavailability.
You acknowledge and agree that CaroMont Health cannot and does not guarantee against viruses, worms, or other unauthorized users or hackers attempting to obtain access to this website or information transmitted to or from this site.
CaroMont Health also reserves the right to temporarily or permanently discontinue this site, any page, or any functionality on this website at any time and without notice.
IV. Limitation of Liability
In no event shall CaroMont Health be liable for any direct, indirect, special, consequential or monetary damages, including fees, and penalties in connection with your use of materials posted on this site or connectivity to or from this site to any other site.
V. User Submissions
Any communication or material you transmit to the Website by electronic mail or otherwise that does not contain personal health information, including data, questions, comments, suggestions, or the like, is, and may be treated as, non-confidential and nonproprietary. You hereby grant CaroMont Health a perpetual, royalty-free, non-exclusive license in any copyrightable material that you transmit or post to our Website. Any such material may be used by CaroMont Health for any purpose, including, but not limited to, reproduction, disclosure, transmission, publication, broadcast, and posting. Furthermore, CaroMont Health is free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques in any communication that you send to the Website, for any purpose whatsoever, including, but not limited to, developing, manufacturing, and marketing products. You acknowledge that you are responsible for all information you send to the Website. You may not post or transmit any information that is illegal, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, ethnically or racially offensive or discriminatory, profane, infringes the copyright or other intellectual property right of any third party, invades the privacy of another person or any other information or materials that constitute a crime, gives rise to a civil action or otherwise violate any law or confidentiality agreement. CaroMont Health reserves the right to refuse to post any such message and may take appropriate legal action.
VI. Governing Law
You agree that any claim or dispute relating to the CaroMont Health website or your use or reliance on this website shall be construed in accordance with the laws of the State of North Carolina without regard to its conflict of laws provisions. The parties agree to be bound and shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the local, state or federal courts located in Gaston County, North Carolina.
VII. Username and Password
In the event you access any Service requiring a Username and Password, you are solely responsible for keeping such Username and Password strictly confidential.
Except as otherwise indicated, CaroMont Health does not knowingly or intentionally collect personal information from children under age 18. The content of our website is directed at adults, and therefore this site is intended for use only by adults over the age of 18. If you are under the age of 18, please consult a parent or guardian for help in using this website.
IX. Inbound Links
You may not, under any circumstances, establish a link to the CaroMont Health website without the express written consent of the Chief Legal Officer of CaroMont Health, including but not limited to deep linking.
X. External Links
XI. Trademarks and Copyrights
All trademarks, service marks, and logos or copyrights displayed and used in this site are the property of their respective owners. Nothing in this site should be construed as granting any right or license to use any Trademark without the written permission of its owner. Any or all of the linked sites may contain proprietary material and may be protected under the U.S. copyright laws. Permission to reprint or electronically produce any document or graphic requires prior written consent from the copyright holder.
Please read the full text of our Notice of Privacy Practices to understand how any Protected Health Information (“PHI”), as that term is defined in the Notice of Privacy Practices (HIPAA), that you submit via the CaroMont Health website will be treated.
XIII. Limitation on Claims
Any cause of action you may have with regard to the use of this Site must be instituted within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises or be deemed forever waived and barred. If any court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision of these Terms to be unenforceable, such provision shall be enforced to the maximum extent permissible, and the remainder of these Terms shall be separately enforced.
XIV. Equitable Relief
You recognize and acknowledge that a breach by you of any of your obligations under the Terms will cause us irreparable damage, which cannot be readily remedied by monetary damages in an action at law. Accordingly, in the event of any default or breach by you, including any action by you that could cause some loss or dilution of our goodwill, reputation, or rights in the Site, we will be entitled to an immediate injunction in addition to any other remedies available, to stop or prevent such irreparable harm, loss, or dilution.
XV. Entire Agreement
The Terms embody the entire agreement and understanding between us and you with respect to the subject matter of the Terms and supersedes all prior oral or written agreements and understandings relating to the subject matter of the Terms. No statement, representation, warranty, covenant or agreement of any kind not expressly set forth in the Terms will affect, or be used to interpret, change or restrict, the express terms and provisions of the Terms.
CaroMont Health reserves the right to alter, amend, modify or eliminate this policy/procedure at any time without prior notice.