Terms of Use

Terms of Use

Revision Date: July 31, 2015

DISCLAIMER:  THIS WEBSITE DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE.

The contents of the website of Lake Hospital System Inc. d/b/a Lake Health, including its text, graphics, images, and other material (collectively, the “Content”) are provided for informational purposes only. This Content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Any reliance on the Content is solely at your own risk.  Lake Health does not recommend or endorse any specific tests, physicians, products, procedures, opinions, or other information except as explicitly stated on the website. 

Consent

Lake Health welcomes you to this website subject to your agreement to abide by the following terms and conditions. By using this site and any of its services, you are accepting these terms and agreeing to be bound by them. You also acknowledge that you are at least 18 years old and have the legal authority to accept these terms. You also agree that you will not violate any local, state, federal or international laws in or by using this website or accessing its materials.

Site Content

Lake Health owns or licenses all the content, photos, text, graphics, software, and information on this website. You may view, download, and print contents from the website subject to the following conditions: (a) the content may be used solely for information purposes; and (b) the content may not be modified or altered in any way. You may not republish, distribute, prepare derivative works, or otherwise use the content other than as explicitly permitted herein. 

All trademarks, logos and copyrights on this website are the property of their respective owners, who retain the sole right to restrict your use of these items without the owners’ written permission.

THE WEBSITE AND ALL CONTENT ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THOSE OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NONINFRINGEMENT. YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR THE APPROPRIATENESS OF THE WEBSITE AND ITS CONTENT FOR YOUR PURPOSES.  LAKE HEALTH SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, EVEN IF SAME HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. CERTAIN STATE LAWS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES. IF THESE LAWS APPLY TO YOU, SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS, OR LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU, AND/OR YOU MIGHT HAVE ADDITIONAL RIGHTS.

Medical Disclaimer

The information presented on this website is for informational purposes only. It is not intended to be “medical advice” or to replace your relationship with your doctor or your doctor’s diagnosis, treatment or recommendation. Always seek the advice of your doctor or health care provider before making any treatment decisions. DO NOT USE THIS SITE FOR EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES. IN THE EVENT OF AN EMERGENCY, ALWAYS DIAL 911.

Linked Sites

Lake Health provides links to other websites for your convenience and information, to facilitate payment services, and to interact with social media networks. A link does not constitute approval or an endorsement of the site’s content, quality or reliability. Lake Health makes no representations or warranties with respect to any linked site and your use of any such link is solely at your own risk.

Limitation of Liability

In no event shall Lake 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 website. You acknowledge that your sole remedy with respect to any dissatisfaction with this website’s services and content shall be to stop using the website.

Prohibited Uses

You are prohibited from violating or trying to violate any security features of this website, including: logging on to an account you are not authorized to access; testing the vulnerability of the website or associated network; interfering with service; using the website to send unsolicited email; or trying to modify the website’s source code.

Indemnification

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Lake Health, its directors, officers, employees, affiliates, attorneys, and agents (“Indemnitees”) against all claims, expenses, liabilities, losses, costs, and damages, including reasonable attorney’s fees and costs, that the Indemnitees may incur: (i) in connection with your use of the website; (ii) in connection with your recommendation of the website by hyperlink otherwise; and (iii) resulting from content you supply.

Site Access

Lake Health reserves the right to prohibit or restrict your access to all or some of this website if you violate any of these terms and conditions. Lake Health may modify these terms and conditions at any time without notice by posting an updated version on the website, which shall become effective upon posting. 

Governing Law

All matters concerning your use of the website are governed by the laws of the State of Ohio and of the United States of America, with regard for their choice of law principles.  The sole and exclusive venue for any dispute relating to your access to or use of the website shall be the state and federal courts having jurisdiction over Lake County, Ohio.

You are encouraged to raise any questions concerning the Content or this website with your physician or other qualified health provider.  If you believe that you have a medical emergency, you should contact your physician or local emergency hotline immediately.