Terms of Service

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This Agreement contains the terms, covenants, conditions, and provisions upon which you may access and use this Site and the information and materials found on this Site. This Agreement also contains the privacy policy applicable to your use of this Site. This Agreement is effective as of February 24, 2011.

By accessing, viewing, or using this Site, you, the User, indicate that you understand and intend these Terms of Use and Privacy Policy to be the legal equivalent of a signed, written contract and equally binding, and that you agree to such Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Please note that HIPAA Analytics reserves the right to change the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy under which this Site and its many offerings are extended to you. Your continued use of this Site following reasonable notice of such modifications will constitute your acceptance of such changes. You also agree that notices we may provide on the Site itself shall be deemed reasonable notice for this purpose.

1. Disclaimer.
Materials on this Site have been prepared by HIPAA Analytics for general informational purposes only. These materials do not, and are not intended to, constitute legal advice on any specific matter, nor should you act upon this information without seeking legal counsel.

2. Grant of License.
This Agreement provides you, the User, with a personal, revocable, nonexclusive, nontransferable license to use this Site conditioned on your continued compliance with the Terms of Use of this Agreement. Users may print and download materials and information on this Site solely for personal and noncommercial use, provided that all hard copies contain all copyright and other applicable notices contained in such materials and information. Notwithstanding the foregoing and except as otherwise expressly permitted herein, a User may not modify, copy, distribute, broadcast, transmit, reproduce, publish, mirror, frame, license, transfer, sell, or otherwise use any information or material obtained from or through this Site. As a further condition of use of this Site, all Users warrant to HIPAA Analytics that they will not use this Site for any purpose that is unlawful or otherwise prohibited by these Terms of Use. To seek permission to use materials and information (including screenshots of this Site) beyond the scope of the foregoing license, please contact HIPAA Analytics by referring to the Contact Us on the menu Site. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.

3. Intellectual Property Rights.
All material contained on this Site, unless otherwise indicated, is protected by law, including, but not limited to, United States copyright, trade secret (for password-protected areas), and trademark law, as well as other state, national, and international laws and regulations. Except as expressly provided herein, HIPAA Analytics does not grant any express or implied right(s) to Users of this Site. Please be aware that HIPAA Analytics actively and aggressively enforces its intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law. The contents of this Site are © 2012. HIPAA Analytics is a consulting service. All Rights Reserved. Removing or altering the copyright notice on any material on this Site is prohibited. HIPAA Analytics also owns a copyright in the Site as a collective work and/or compilation, and in the selection, coordination and arrangement of the Site’s content.

The trademarks HIPAA ANALYTICS; and all other names, logos, and icons identifying HIPAA Analytics and/or HIPAA Analytics’ products and services are proprietary marks of HIPAA Analytics. Other product and company names mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.

4. Copyright and Intellectual Property Agent for Notice.
The Site may contain materials posted by third parties. If you believe that any materials on this Site infringe any copyright or other intellectual property interest, please provide HIPAA Analytics’ with the following information:

(a) an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright or other intellectual property interest;

(b) a description of the copyrighted work or other intellectual property interest that you claim has been infringed;

(c) a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Site;

(d) Your address, telephone number, and e-mail address;

(e) a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright or other intellectual property owner, its agent, or the law;

(f) a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your Notice is accurate and that you are the copyright or other intellectual property owner or authorized to act on the copyright or other intellectual property owner’s behalf.

5. Privacy Policy.
HIPAA Analytics shares your concerns about maintaining the privacy of personal information collected on the Internet. The following privacy policy discloses the information gathering and dissemination practices of HIPAA Analytics in connection with the Site. Use of this Site constitutes consent to HIPAA Analytics’ collection and use of personal data as outlined therein.

(a) Collection of Personal Information from Site Users; Cookies. HIPAA Analytics may collect and/or track (1) the home server domain names, e-mail addresses, type of computer, and type of Web browser of users to the Site, (2) the e-mail addresses of users that communicate with HIPAA Analytics or the Site via e-mail, (3) information knowingly provided by the user in online forms, registration forms, surveys, etc. (including name, address, e-mail and other personal profile data), and (4) aggregate and user-specific information on which pages users access.

HIPAA Analytics may place Internet “cookies” on users’ hard drives. Internet cookies can save data about individual users, such as the user’s name, password, user-name, screen preferences, the pages of a site viewed by the user, and the advertisements viewed or clicked by the user. When the user revisits the Site, HIPAA Analytics may recognize the visitor by the Internet cookie and customize the user’s experience accordingly. Users may decline Internet cookies, if any, by using the appropriate feature of their Web client software, if available. However, declining to use cookies may impede the ability of the Site to function properly.

When a user performs a search within the Site, HIPAA Analytics may record information identifying the user or linking the user to the search performed. HIPAA Analytics may also record limited information associated with every search request made by the user and use that information to, among other things, solve technical problems with the service and to calculate overall usage statistics.

(b) Use of Personal Data Collected. HIPAA Analytics may use the personal data it collects for internal purposes, namely, for solving technical problems, calculating overall usage statistics, for internal marketing and promotional purposes, product development, and content improvement. HIPAA Analytics will not disclose to third parties any individually identifying information, such as names, postal and e-mail addresses, telephone numbers, and other personal information which users voluntarily provide to HIPAA Analytics, except to the extent necessary to comply with applicable laws or legal processes (e.g., subpoenas), or to protect the rights or property of HIPAA Analytics. HIPAA Analytics will cooperate with law enforcement authorities.

(c) Security Measures. HIPAA Analytics may implement security features to prevent the unauthorized release of or access to personal information. Please note, however, that HIPAA Analytics cannot guarantee the confidentiality of any communication or material transmitted to/from HIPAA Analytics via the Site or e-mail. Accordingly, HIPAA Analytics is not responsible for the security of information transmitted via the Internet. For more private communication, users can contact HIPAA Analytics by using the contact form (see below)

(d) Opt-Out Right. Users may at any time opt out of having their personal information used by HIPAA Analytics to send promotional correspondence to the user, by contacting HIPAA Analytics using the contact form.

(e) Access to and Ability to Correct Personal Data. Upon request via the contact form, HIPAA Analytics will provide to users a summary of any personally identifiable information retained by HIPAA Analytics regarding the user. Users may modify, correct, change or update personally identifiable information that HIPAA Analytics has collected by the Site or may cause their personal record to be removed from HIPAA Analytics’ database by contacting HIPAA Analytics via  the contact form.

(f) Collection of Personal Data from Children. HIPAA Analytics does not knowingly solicit information from children and we do not knowingly market the Site or its services to children. No one under the age of 13 should submit any personal information to HIPAA Analytics and/or the Site.

(g) HIPAA Analytics’ Right to Contact Visitor/Subscriber. HIPAA Analytics reserves the right to contact users of the Site regarding changes to the Terms of Use generally, this Privacy Policy specifically, or any other policies or agreements relevant to website users.

6. Links to Other Sites.
HIPAA Analytics may provide links, in its sole discretion, to other sites on the Internet for the convenience of its Users in locating related information and services. These sites have not necessarily been reviewed by HIPAA Analytics and are maintained by third parties over which HIPAA Analytics exercises no control. Accordingly, HIPAA Analytics expressly disclaims any responsibility for the privacy policies, information collection practices, the content, the accuracy of the information, and/or quality of products or services provided by or advertised on these third-party websites. Moreover, these links do not imply an endorsement with respect to any third party or any website or the products or services provided by any third party.

7. Disclaimers.
While HIPAA Analytics endeavors to provide the most accurate, up-to-date information and materials available, the information and materials available on this site may include inaccuracies or typographical errors. Moreover, HIPAA Analytics may make modifications and/or changes in this site or in the information and materials available on this site at any time, for any reason.

You, the user, assume the sole risk of making use of, and/or relying on, the information and materials available on this site. HIPAA Analytics makes no representations about the suitability, completeness, timeliness, reliability, legality in your jurisdiction, or accuracy of the information and materials available on this site for any purpose. All such information and materials are provided “as is” without warranty of any kind, including all implied warranties and conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title, and non-infringement.

In no event shall HIPAA Analytics be liable for any indirect, punitive, incidental, special, or consequential damages arising out of or in any way connected with the use of this site or with the delay or inability to use this site, or for any information and materials available on this site, or otherwise arising out of the utilization of this site, whether based in contract, tort, strict liability, or otherwise, even if HIPAA Analytics has been advised of the possibility of damages. Because some states/jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, the above limitation may not apply.

8. Governing Law.
This Agreement will be governed by the laws of the State of Minnesota without giving effect to the choice of law provisions thereof and all parties to this Agreement expressly agree to be subject to the jurisdiction of courts in Dakota County, State of Minnesota.