Terms and Conditions of Use

Thanks for visiting Community HealthCare System’s web site (the “site”), www.chcsks.org.

CHCS believes that you will find this site informative and easy to navigate, and we hope that you will visit regularly.

Your use of this site and the information, content, and services available through the site are subject to the following Terms & Conditions of Use ("Terms"), which may be updated by us from time to time without notice to you. You can review the most current version of the Terms & Conditions agreement at any time at http://www.mychcs.org/termsofuse.

Please read these Terms carefully before using the Site. By accessing, browsing and/or using this Site, you intend to and agree to be legally bound by these Terms. If you do not agree with these Terms, please do no access, browse or use this Site.

The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Always seek the advice of your physician with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately. Reliance on any information appearing on this Site is strictly at your own risk.

I. USE OF SITE

This web site is owned by Community HealthCare System (hereinafter referred to as “CHCS”, “we,” “us,” or “our”). CHCS reserves the right to change the Terms at any time without notice and we reserve the right to revoke any or all access and use authorizations granted to site visitors. The permission granted to you with respect to your use of this site shall terminate automatically upon breach of any of these Terms. Upon termination, you must immediately destroy any downloaded and printed materials.

CHCS provides this web site for your general personal, educational and informational purposes and it is for these purposes only that the site may be used. Information on this site is provided with the understanding that we are not rendering specific advice or recommendations. CHCS makes no representations that the information provided on this site may in any way be interpreted to diagnose or treat a particular medical condition or ailment, and we assume no responsibility for consequences resulting from the use of the information on this site. You should not rely on any information contained on this site in lieu of consultations with qualified professionals to meet your individual needs. We reserve the right to modify or remove any of the materials or services offered through this site at any time without notice.

Permission is granted to download, print and copy the materials on this site for personal, non-commercial use only, provided you do not modify the materials and that you retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the materials. While we encourage you to access and print information which will help you, other than as expressly provided herein, no materials from our site may be downloaded, reproduced, distributed, transmitted, performed, displayed or used in any way, including for any commercial use. In addition, you may not alter or attempt to alter any information or materials on this site, or the site itself and you may not interrupt any operation of the site.

You agree to comply with all applicable laws and regulations in connection with the use of this site. You are solely responsible for knowledge of and adherence to any and all applicable laws, statutes, rules and regulations pertaining to your use of this site.

II. OWNERSHIP AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

You agree that CHCS is the owner of all rights in this site and the materials that appear on the site, and that you will not challenge those rights or do anything that might impair or damage those rights. Any unauthorized use of any material contained on this site may violate copyright laws, patent laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and communication regulations and statutes. The trademarks, service marks and logos (the "Trademarks") used and displayed on this site, including but not limited to the "Community HealthCare System" mark, are registered and unregistered trademarks of CHCS and others. Under no circumstances may you use any of the Trademarks, whether owned by or licensed to us. Nothing on this site should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise any license or right to use any Trademark displayed on this site, without the written permission of the Trademark owner.

If you print anything from our site, you are required to include all trademark, copyright and other proprietary notices. No links may be established to any part of this site and no information on this site may be framed without our prior written approval. Any questions concerning the use of the Trademarks or to request approval for linking and/or framing should be referred to info@chcsks.org.

III. DURATION OF THIS AGREEMENT

This agreement will continue to be effective until either you or we terminate it. You may terminate this agreement at any time by destroying all materials obtained from this site, and ceasing to use the site in any way. We may terminate this agreement immediately and without notice if we, in our sole discretion, decide that you have failed to comply with any term or condition of this agreement, or if we decide to modify the Terms governing future use of this site.

IV. DISCLAIMER AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

THIS SITE, AND THE MATERIALS AND INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THIS SITE, ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAWS, COMMUNITY HEALTHCARE SYSTEM DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT OR OTHER VIOLATIONS OF RIGHTS. COMMUNITY HEALTHCARE SYSTEM DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THIS SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT ANY DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THIS SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. COMMUNITY HEALTHCARE SYSTEM DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF THE MATERIALS AND INFORMATION ON THIS SITE IN TERMS OF THEIR CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

You alone are responsible for use of this Site.

Under no circumstances of any kind shall CHCS be liable for any direct, indirect, special, incidental or consequential damages, including, but not limited to, loss of data or profit, that arise from or relate to the use of, or the inability to use, the materials on this site, even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages. If your use of materials from this site results in need for service, repair or correction of equipment or data, you assume any costs thereof. Due to the vagaries that can occur in the electronic distribution of information and due to the limitations inherent in providing information obtained from multiple sources, there may be delays, omissions, or inaccuracies in the content provided on this site or content included on other sites linked to this site. As a result, CHCS does not represent that the information contained herein is correct in every case and CHCS disclaims any and all liability regarding such information. Applicable law may not allow the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages, so this limitation may not apply to you.

Any Action Against Community HealthCare System Must be Brought in Kansas.

You agree that the state or federal courts located in or serving Pottawatomie County, Kansas, United States of America, shall have exclusive jurisdiction and venue over any action arising out of or relating to these Terms or your use of the Site. You waive any claim that a court located in or serving Pottawatomie County, Kansas, lacks personal jurisdiction over you, is an improper venue, or is an inconvenient forum.

V. TRANSMISSION OF INFORMATION

Any material, information or idea you transmit to or post on this site by any means will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary, and may be accessed, viewed, modified, published, distributed, disseminated, displayed or otherwise used by CHCS for any lawful purpose whatsoever. You agree that you will not upload or transmit any communications or content of any type that infringe or violate any rights of any party. By submitting communications or content to any part of this site, you agree that such submission is non-confidential for all purposes. If you make any such submission, you automatically grant--or warrant that the owner of such content has expressly granted—CHCS a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, world-wide nonexclusive license to use, reproduce, create derivative works from, modify, publish, edit, translate, distribute, perform, and display the communication or content in any media or medium, or any form, format, or forum now known or hereafter developed. CHCS may sublicense its rights through multiple tiers of sublicenses.

Notwithstanding the foregoing, all personal data provided to us will be handled in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

Community HealthCare System is Not Responsible For Any Links To or From Other Sites.

This Site may contain links to other Web sites, and other Web sites may provide links to this Site. These links are provided for your convenience only. CHCS does not control these other sites and assumes no liability or responsibility for them, including any content or services provided to you by such sites. You should not consider any link to or from another site as an endorsement or approval of that site by Community HealthCare System unless Community HealthCare System expressly states so.

If you navigate away from our Site by clicking on an unaffiliated web site link, you do so at your own risk and you should be aware that our Terms no longer govern. You should review the applicable terms and policies, including privacy and data gathering practices, of any site to which you navigate from our site or relating to any applications you use or install from another site.

VI. MARKETING

To respect your privacy, CHCS does not sell or rent your personal information. CHCS will not share your personal information with any unaffiliated third party without your prior consent and authorization. From time-to-time, however, CHCS may send you emails or postal communications to give you information about our services. For example, we may send you information about which doctors and hospitals in our network are preferred providers and which offer a particular service. Moreover, we may from time-to-time use your personal information to tailor a health-communication directly to you. For example, we may send you reminder notices of appointments, an annual exam or prescription refills. Similarly, we may recommend classes or services that may be beneficial for you depending on your health needs. For example, if you are a smoker we may send you information on smoking cessation classes, or if you are diabetic, we may send you information regarding our diabetes education classes or support groups.

E-Mail Communication Disclaimer.

Please note that when we contact you by email, such communications are not secure. It is the responsibility of the recipient to make sure the message is virus-exempt. We are not responsible for any unauthorized alterations or modifications made to any of our email messages. We make no warranty of any kind with respect to the accuracy of the contents of any of our emails. If you require confirmation of the content of any of our emails, please contact the CHCS info@chcsks.org.

Other Miscellaneous Provisions.

These Terms constitute the entire and only understanding between you and CHCS regarding your use of this Site. No modification or attempted modification of these Terms by you shall be binding on CHCS unless made in writing and physically signed by an authorized representative of CHCS. CHCS may modify these Terms at any time. Notices sent to you by CHCS in connection with these Terms or your use of the Site may be delivered to you by electronic mail, a general notice on the Site, or by written communication delivered by first class U. S. mail.

You may give notice to CHCS at any time by letter delivered by first class postage prepaid U. S. mail or overnight courier to the following address:

Community HealthCare System

Attention: Webmaster

120 W. 8th St.

Onaga, Kansas 66521

These Terms are severable to the extent any term is deemed invalid, illegal or unenforceable. CHCS’ failure to enforce any provision of these Terms shall not be deemed a waiver of that or any other provision of these Terms. Your use and continued use of the CHCS Site reflects your agreement to these Terms and any modifications of these Terms made by CHCS.

Thank You

We want to thank you for visiting the CHCS Site for your general personal, educational and information needs. For additional information and to learn more about Community HealthCare System, please visit our About Us page on chcsks.org.