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The following are Pikeville Medical Center, Inc.’s Website Terms and Conditions of Use.  This policy applies only to activities in which Pikeville Medical Center, Inc., engages on its website and does not apply to Pikeville Medical Center, Inc.’s activities that are “offline” or unrelated to the PMC Website.

 

WEBSITE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE

Your access and use of this website, any page contained herein, and any website hosted on a server located at Pikeville Medical Center, Inc., including, but not limited to, all web pages with a URL beginning www.pikevillehospital.org or www.medicalleader.org, (hereinafter collectively “the PMC Website”) is subject to these Terms and Conditions of Use (hereinafter “Terms and Conditions”).  As such, you should read these Terms and Conditions carefully before accessing this website.  If you do not agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions, promptly exit the PMC Website.  Otherwise, your continued use of any aspect of the PMC Website indicates your agreement and acceptance of these Terms and Conditions.

 

INFORMATION COLLECTED

You may be asked to provide personal information on the PMC Website which may include, but not necessarily be limited to, your name, email address, mailing address, phone number, , and social security number (hereinafter “Personal Information”).  In all cases you have the option to decline to provide such Personal Information, though certain services and features of this website may not be available to you if you do not provide such information.

During your use of the PMC Website, we may collect information about your visit through the use of logs, cookies, scripts, and other Web traffic analysis systems.  This information is aggregated and used to improve the PMC website. 

 

USE OF INFORMATION COLLECTED

Any of the information we collect from you may be used or disclosed in one or more of the following ways:

  • To process your requests
  • To keep you informed about the status of your requests
  • To process an Online Job Application that you have submitted
  • To generate non-identifying statistical data for the purpose of analyzing web traffic patterns, visitation frequency, etc.
  • To improve the PMC Website and customer service
  • To allow third parties the information they require to perform the product or service requested by you
  • To allow third parties to provide services for Pikeville Medical Center, Inc.
  • If Pikeville Medical Center, Inc., has a good faith belief that disclosure of such information is necessary to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding any illegal activities or regarding interference with the operation of the PMC Website or violation of these Terms and Conditions or the Privacy Policy.
  • To help facilitate communication between patients and a PMC staff member

 

Pikeville Medical Center, Inc. may disclose your Personal Information provided on the PMC Website to third parties for the purposes of conducting business directly relevant to the request.  We may employ other companies to perform additional functions on our behalf, such as mailing receipts, processing credit card payments, or other functions necessary for us to provide services to you.  Companies to whom Pikeville Medical Center, Inc. discloses your Personal Information may store copies of such Personal Information. 

 

Pikeville Medical Center, Inc. may use or disclose Personal Information in order to respond to a subpoena, court order, or in response to a law enforcement agency’s request or as otherwise required by law, to enforce site policies, and/or protect the rights, property, or safety of Pikeville Medical Center, Inc., or others. 

 

SECURITY

Pikeville Medical Center, Inc., takes appropriate steps to ensure data privacy and security, including the use of various hardware and software methodologies.  However, no Internet transmission of information is ever completely secure or error free and the confidentiality and security of Personal Information submitted cannot be guaranteed.  As such, the user submits all Personal Information on the PMC Website at his or her own risk.  In particular, email or other correspondence sent via the PMC Website may not be secure.  

 

COOKIES

Cookies are small bits of data that are deposited on a user’s hard drive by a website or service provider through your Web browser that enables such site or service provider systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.  We use cookies to compile non-identifying statistical data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can improve PMC Website experiences for our customers.

 

CHILDREN

Pikeville Medical Center, Inc. does not direct content to children under the age of 13 and does not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13.   Therefore, it is not subject to the Children Online Privacy Protection Act. 

 

DISCLAIMER

The PMC Website is developed and maintained as a benefit for and in service to our community and is for informational and educational purposes only.  Pikeville Medical Center, Inc. makes no warranty or guarantee concerning the accuracy of content.  Although some of the information contained on the PMC Website relates to medical topics and issues, no information on the site should be construed as medical, nursing, or healthcare diagnosis, advice, or services.  You should not consider this information to be complete or to be a substitute for a call, visit, consultation, or advice from your physician or other health provider(s).  If you have specific health-related question(s), if you have a health problem, or if you think you may have a health problem, please contact your physician or other health care provider.  You should not depend or rely on the information presented on this site.  If any emergency exists, please call 911.

 

Many of the health care providers referenced on the PMC Website, including, but not limited to, many of the physicians who have privileges, practice medicine, and/or treat patients at Pikeville Medical Center ARE NOT THE EMPLOYEES OR AGENTS OF PIKEVILLE MEDICAL CENTER, INC., but rather are private physicians and/or independent practitioners.  You are responsible for exercising your own judgment when purchasing any product or selecting any physician or other healthcare provider(s) through any site or service linked to the PMC Website.

 

While Pikeville Medical Center, Inc. frequently updates the content of this website, information changes rapidly and therefore, some information may be out of date, and/or contain inaccuracies or typographical errors.  In addition, while Pikeville Medical Center, Inc. has endeavored to make sure the information contained in this website is accurate, Pikeville Medical Center, Inc. cannot guarantee the accuracy of such information and it is provided “AS IS,” and without warranty or guarantee of any kind.

 

PIKEVILLE MEDICAL CENTER, INC. MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY OF THE CONTENT OF THE PMC WEBSITE FORANY PURPOSE.  ALL CONTENT IS PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY OF ANY KIND.  PIKEVILLE MEDICAL CENTER, INC. HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES WITH REGARD TO THE CONTENT, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.  IN NO EVENT SHALL PIKEVILLE MEDICAL CENTER, INC. BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT, EXEMPLARY, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, VIRUSES, WORMS, OR TROJAN HORSES THAT MAY INFECT YOUR COMPUTER OR OTHER PROPERTY AS YOU ACCESS OR BROWSE THE PMC WEBSITE OR DOWNLOAD INFORMATION FROM IT, LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, WITHOUT REGARD TO THE FORM OF ANY ACTION, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, OR OTHER TORTIOUS ACTIONS, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE, COPYING, OR DISPLAY OF THE CONTENT.  PKEVILLE MEDICAL CENTER, INC. MAKES NO WARRANTY AS TO THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, OR CURRENCY OR THE CONTENT.  IT IS YOUR REPSONSBILITY TO VERIFY ANY INFORMATION BEFORE RELYING ON IT.  THE CONTENT OF THIS SITE MAY INCLUDE TECHNICAL INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS.

 

You agree that neither Pikeville Medical Center, Inc., nor its officers, directors, employees, agents, information providers, partners, advertisers, or suppliers shall have any liability to you under any theory of liability or indemnify in connection with your use of the PMC Website.  You hereby release and forever waive any and all claims you may have against Pikeville Medical Center, Inc., its officers, directors, employees, agents, information providers, advertisers, or suppliers (including but not limited to claims based upon the negligence) for losses or damages you sustain in connection with your use of the PMC Website, for failure or interruption of the PMC Website, resulting from the act or omission of any other party involved in making this site or the data contained therein available to you, or from any other cause relating to your access to or your inability to access the PMC Website or these materials, whether or not circumstances giving rise to such cause may have been within the control of Pikeville Medical Center, Inc. or any vendor providing software or services support.  All direct or indirect, special, incidental, consequential, or punitive damages arising from any use of the information or other parts of the PMC Website are hereby specifically disclaimed even if Pikeville Medical Center, Inc., its officers, directors, employees, agents, information providers, partners, advertisers, or suppliers have been advised of the possibility of such damages.  Because some states and jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability, the aforementioned limitation may not apply to you.

 

LINKS

The PMC Website contains links to websites operated by other parties.  The links are provided for your convenience only.  Pikeville Medical Center, Inc. is not responsible for the content, security, or performance of these sites or for your transactions with them.  Our inclusion of links to such websites does not imply endorsement of any of the material on such websites or any association with their operators and does not in any manner create a relationship that is a basis for jurisdictional venue purposes.  Pikeville Medical Center, Inc. takes no responsibility for the content, security, or information contained on other sites and does not exert any editorial or other control over those sites.   By way of a specific example, to make an online bill payment you will be directed to an online bill payment service which resides on a different server that is controlled by the online bill payment service company and that is not controlled by Pikeville Medical Center, Inc.  

 

Pikeville Medical Center, Inc. is not responsible for the terms and conditions or privacy policies of websites to which it links.  If you provide any information to such third parties, different rules regarding the collection and use of your Personal Information may apply.  We strongly suggest that you review such third party’s terms and conditions privacy policies, if any, before providing any data to them.  We are not responsible for the terms and conditions, policies, or practices of third parties.  These other sites may send their own cookies to users, collect data, or solicit Personal Information.  You should contact these entities directly if you have any questions about their use of the information that they collect.

 

USAGE

You agree not to use the PMC Website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms and Conditions.  We reserve the right to deny access to any part of the PMC Website at our sole discretion.  You are personally responsible for the material you send to Pikeville Medical Center, Inc. through the PMC Website or for any information you forward from the PMC Website.  As a user, you are responsible for your own communications and their consequences.  The following are prohibited actions which you agree not to perform on the PMC Website: linking or embedding images, multimedia files, or any files larger than 100K; posting material that is copyrighted unless you are the copyright owner or have the permission of the copyright owner to post such material; posting material that reveals trade secrets unless you own such trade secrets or have the permission of the owner to post them; posting material that infringes on any intellectual property rights of others or on the privacy or publicity rights of others; posting material that is obscene, defamatory, threatening, harassing, abusive, hateful, or embarrassing to another user or any other person or entity; posting a sexually-explicit image or statement;  posting advertisements or solicitations of business without the express written consent of Pikeville Medical Center, Inc.; impersonating another person; posting material that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, or other computer programming routines or engines that are intended to damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept, or expropriate any system, data, or information. 

 

PRIVACY POLICY

You agree to be bound by Pikeville Medical Center’s Patient Privacy Policy which can be viewed at http://www.pikevillehospital.org/privacy.html.

 

INDEMNIFICATION

You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Pikeville Medical Center, Inc., its officers, directors, employees, agents, information providers, partners, advertisers, and suppliers from and against all losses, expenses, damages, and costs, including reasonable attorney’s fees, resulting from any violation of these Terms and Conditions or any activity related to your account (including infringement of third parties’ worldwide intellectual property rights or negligent or wrongful conduct) by you or any other person at your direction accessing the PMC Website. 

 

GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION

The agreement formed pursuant to these Terms and Conditions is entered into and performed in the Commonwealth of Kentucky, and is governed by and shall be construed in all respects under the laws of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, exclusive of its choice of law or conflict of laws provisions.  In any claim or action directly or indirectly arising under these Terms and Conditions or related to the PMC website, each part irrevocably submits to the exclusive personal jurisdiction of the state courts located in Pike County, Kentucky, or if such court does not have subject matter jurisdiction, then each party irrevocably submits to the exclusive personal jurisdiction of the United States Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky, and whichever of those two courts has jurisdiction, each party waives any jurisdictional, venue, or inconvenient forum objections to such court. 

 

MODIFICATIONS

Pikeville Medical Center, Inc. reserves the right to modify its Terms and Conditions at any time and such modifications shall become effective immediately after posting of the modified Terms and Conditions to the PMC Website.  You agree to review the Terms and Conditions periodically to ensure that you are aware of any modifications.  You continued access or use of the PMC Website after modifications have become effective shall be deemed your conclusive acceptance of the Terms and Conditions as modified.  

 

 

 

QUESTIONS

Any questions regarding these Terms and Conditions should be directed to:

 

Compliance Officer

Pikeville Medical Center, Inc.

911 Bypass Road

Pikeville, Kentucky 41501

(606) 218-3952

 

If you believe your Personal Information is incorrect in our files, please send an email notification to the Compliance Officer at cathy.jorgensen@pikevillehospital.org with the following information:

  • Your full name
  • Your mailing address telephone number
  • Your email address
  • The phrase “Updated Personal Information”

 

ENTIRE AGREEMENT

These Terms and Conditions constitute the entire agreement between the parties pertaining to its subject matter.  It may not be modified except as described elsewhere in these Terms and Conditions.  If anything on PMC Website is inconsistent with or in conflict with these Terms and Conditions, these Terms and Conditions shall control.

 

SEVERABILITY

If any of the provisions of these Terms and Conditions are held by a court of competent jurisdiction not to be enforceable, then such provisions shall be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary so that these Terms and Conditions shall otherwise remain in full force and effect. 

 

 







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