Terms and Notices of Legal Rights, Responsibilities and Limitations


Terms of Use

BY USING THE SITE, YOU AGREE TO THESE TERMS OF USE; IF YOU DO NOT AGREE, DO NOT USE THE SITE.

Spine Care Consultants, LLC reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change, modify, add or remove portions of these Terms of Use, at any time. It is your responsibility to check these Terms and Notices of Legal Rights, Responsibilities and Limitations periodically for changes. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes will mean that you accept and agree to the changes. As long as you comply with these Terms and Notices of Legal Rights, Responsibilities and Limitations, Spine Care Consultants, LLC grants you a personal, non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited privilege to enter and use the Site.

Content

This web site is intended for informative and educational purposes as well as professional medical office assistance. It does not render medical advice of any kind. The information provided through this web site should not be used for diagnosing or treating a health problem or disease. It is not a substitute for professional or medical care. If you have or suspect you may have a health problem or concern, you should consult your health care provider immediately.

Disclaimers

Spine Care Consultants, LLC and/or its Affiliates (“Affiliates” includes, but is not limited to any medical provider associated with Spine Care Consultants, LLC) disclaim any liability whatsoever for any documentation, information, programs, software, or other material which is or may become a part of the web site; and does not warrant or guarantee that the information will not be offensive to any user. The user is hereby put on notice that by accessing and using the web site, the user assumes the responsibility for the accuracy of any information and that the information and documentation contained in the web site may be perceived as offensive, candid and/or straightforward. The web site may or may not meet the needs and requirements of the user. The user assumes the entire risk for any information gathered from this site.

Spine Care Consultants, LLC and/or its Affiliates make no guarantees regarding the interpretation of the information contained in the medical resources and related services on this site. All such information, documents, graphics, services, links, advertisements are provided “AS IS” without warranty of any kind. The entire risk arising out of their use remains with the user.

In no event shall Spine Care Consultants, LLC and/or its Affiliates be liable for any direct, indirect, consequential, incidental, special, punitive, or other damages whatsoever; including, without limitation: Damages for loss of business profits, business interruption, or loss of business information, including when Spine Care Consultants, LLC and/or its Affiliates has been warned of the possibility of such issues or damages.

Nothing in this website should be construed as creating an express warranty regarding a surgical outcome; Spine Care Consultants, LLC expressly disclaims any Express or Implied Warranties regarding the outcome of the procedures advertised on this website.

When Spine Care Consultants, LLC and/or its Affiliates receive any creative suggestions, ideas, comments, drawings, concepts, materials, or other information, developed for use by or submitted to Spine Care Consultants, LLC it shall be deemed and shall remain the property of Spine Care Consultants, LLC and/or its Affiliates in perpetuity. By submitting suggestions, ideas, comments, drawings, concepts, materials, or other information, the submitter hereby waives any and rights to any fee or royalty, in the event that Spine Care Consultants, LLC and/or its Affiliates develop(s) the suggestion. Perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, and distribute such material, in whole or in part, and/or incorporate it in other works in any form, media, or technology now known or hereafter developed, for the full term of any copyright, trademark or patent that may exist in such material for any purpose Spine Care Consultants, LLC and/or its Affiliates choose, without any compensation, credit or notice to the contributor whatsoever. The contributor waives all rights to make any claim against Spine Care Consultants, LLC and/or its Affiliates relating to any contributed material made available to the members of this site and/or its Affiliates. The contributor further agrees to indemnify and hold harmless Spine Care Consultants, LLC and/or its Affiliates in any action resulting from the use of any material or submission, in whole or in part.

Links to Third Party Sites

Linked sites are not under the control of Spine Care Consultants, LLC and said entities are not responsible for the contents of any linked site. Spine Care Consultants, LLC provide links for users only as a convenience. The inclusion of any link does not imply the endorsement by Foundation West Houston Surgical Center and/or Foundation Surgery Affiliates.

Copyrights/Trademarks

Spine Care Consultants, LLC along with the names of all original materials are wholly owned trademarks. All original materials found on Spine Care Consultants, LLC sites are copyright protected and the authors reserve all rights therein.

Termination

Anyone who is affiliated with Spine Care Consultants, LLC by means of a contract, understands and agrees that Spine Care Consultants, LLC, in its sole discretion or the discretion of an authorized representative(s), may terminate any contractual individual or business for any reason(s) we feel violates or endangers the public in any way. This includes, but is not limited to: Diagnosis and or treatment of any patient via the Internet; invalid, expired or revoked medical license; misleading information that may jeopardize a patient’s health or recovery; false claims or advertisements; and any other such violations that could be destructive or unsafe to the general public. In the event the contract is revoked, a notice to those involved will be sent by U.S. mail. Depending upon the severity of the indiscretion, one may be given an opportunity to rectify the situation or in extreme circumstances, at the discretion of Spine Care Consultants, LLC, privileges will be revoked immediately. Contractors agree that any such termination of account or membership may be effected without any prior notice and agree that Spine Care Consultants, LLC and/or its Affiliates shall not be liable to the contractor or any third-party for any such termination.

Miscellaneous

The failure of Spine Care Consultants, LLC to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms and Notices shall not constitute a waiver of any right or provision. The Terms and Notices shall be governed by and construed in accordance with Texas laws, without giving effect to any principles of conflict of law. You agree that any action of law or inequity arising out of or relating to these terms or the website shall be filed only in filed in a court of competent jurisdiction in Harris County, Texas.

If any provision of these Terms and Notices shall be unlawful, void, or for any reason, unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these terms and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.

Because of the unique and intricate nature of the Internet, all users and contractual members agree to comply with all local, state and federal laws governing online conduct and acceptable materials.

By using this web site or copying any portions, the user and/or member agrees to abide by all copyright laws and all other applicable laws of the United States including, but not limited to, export control laws, and the terms hereof. The user may be held legally responsible for any copyright infringement that is caused or encouraged by the user’s failure to abide by the terms set forth herein.