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Website Security & Terms of Use

Terms of Use
The Terms of Use apply to the Marylandpatientsafety.org Website. The Maryland Patient Safety Center (MPSC) may have other Websites that may be covered by different Terms of Use. The Terms of Use of each Website is available on the individual Website. When you leave one of our Websites and go to another Website (whether controlled by MPSC or a third-party), different terms may apply. By using Marylandpatientsafety.org, you consent to the collection and use of your information as we have outlined in this Web Security and Terms of Use statement. When words such as “we,” “us,” “our,” or similar terms are used, we mean the Maryland Patient Safety Center. If you do not agree with our policy, you should not use Marylandpatientsafety.org.

Acceptance of Terms
In accessing the information or data on this Website or by registering with the Website, the user agrees to accept and honor all the terms and conditions of our Web Securityand Terms of Use statement. MPSC reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change the language of the Web Security or Terms of Use statement without prior public notice. We will post on this page any such changes to notify the user. Your continued use of the Website following a posting of change(s) means that you accept and agree to honor those changes.

Failure to honor and comply with the Terms of Use will result in MPSC blocking your access to the site, suspending or canceling your registration, and removing any information/data you have placed on the site. If your violation of the Terms of Use causes harm to others, you agree to hold the MPSC harmless against any liability for that action.

Security
MPSC uses industry-standard SSL (Secure Socket Layer) encryption technology, a secure server, and other physical and procedure safeguards to protect the security of personal information on the Marylandpatientsafety.org Website. We acknowledge that no security system is impenetrable. We cannot guarantee the security of our databases, nor can we guarantee that the Information/Data submitted by any user will not be intercepted while being transmitted to use over the Internet. Please keep your password private. MSPC will never ask for it by phone or email, and neither should any other Website or organization.

Information on marylandpatientsafety.org
MPSC includes a lot of information/data on Marylandpatientsafety.org, including articles, reference tools, and databases. We trust you will find the information helpful. However, we do not offer any warranty or guarantee related to Marylandpatientsafety.org. WE SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIM ANY WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. WE DO NOT WARRANT OR GUARANTEE THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, CORRECTNESS, TIMELINESS OR USEFULNESS OF ANY INFORMATION, SERVICES OR OTHER MATERIALS PROVIDED THROUGH Marylandpatientsafety.org. WE MAKE NO WARRANTY OR GUARANTEE THAT THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, SECURE OR ERROR FREE. IN NO EVENT WILL WE BE LIABLE TO ANY ONE FOR ANY DECISION MADE OR ACTION TAKEN BASED UPON THE INFORMATION/DATA OBTAINED THROUGH OR FOUND ON Marylandpatientsafety.org.

Information on Marylandpatientsafety.org may originate from other users. Therefore, MPSC, its affiliates, its members, staff or agents are not liable for any consequential, special, punitive or exemplary damages resulting from your use of the information/data on Marylandpatientsafety.org. Users will not post any messages, links or code that would be misleading, false, vulgar, inappropriate or harmful to other potential Website users. MPSC reserves the right to remove any such information, content or data from the Website at any time without your consent.

As a user of the Website, you understand and agree that MPSC cannot and does not warrant or guarantee that files available for downloading through Marylandpatientsafety.org will be free of infections or viruses, worms, or other code that contains contaminating or destructive properties. You further understand and agree that you are solely responsible for implementing sufficient precautions and checkpoints to satisfy your own requirements for the accuracy of data, input and output, and for the reconstruction of any lost data. MPSC does not assume the responsibility for the loss of any information, data, or other materials resulting from your use of our Website.

Copyright
We invite you to view Marylandpatientsafety.org online, download individual articles, print or email pages of content and download tools to your computer (PC or handheld) for later reading or use. You may not, however, remove any copyright notices from our materials. You may not sell our information/data, rewrite or modify it, redistribute it, place it on your Website, or use if for any commercial purpose without our prior written consent.

MPSC respects the rights of all copyright holders and has adopted and implemented a policy that provides for the termination in appropriate circumstances of users who post materials on Marylandpatientsafety.org that infringe on the rights of copyright holders. If you believe that your work has been copied in any way that constitutes copyright infringement, please notify the Maryland Patient Safety Center immediately and support your claim by written notification to our Executive Director.

Trademarks
All trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Any use of our trademark(s) requires our prior written authorization.

Linking to MPSC
MPSC does not mind if you have a simple text link from your Website to Marylandpatientsafety.org. However, users shall not frame or incorporate pieces of our Website into a different site or product. Users are encouraged to contact MPSC prior to linking to Marylandpatientsafety.org so that the use of the Website remains consistent with our mission and goals.

MPSC is selective about the organizations to which we link. However, we do not assume any responsibility for any Websites that are linked to our site or that you may browse after following a link from Marylandpatientsafety.org.

Governing Law
MPSC is designated to operate and to meet its mission and objective under the laws of the State of Maryland. We make no representation that materials on Marylandpatientsafety.org are appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who choose to access Marylandpatientsafety.org from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.

Severability
If any provision of the Web Security or Terms of Use is held to be invalid or unenforceable, such provisions shall be voided and the remaining provisions shall be enforced. The Web Security and Terms of Use statement set forth the entire understanding and agreement between the user and MPSC with the respect to your use of Marylandpatientsafety.org.

 

Updated: 07/15/2005

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