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Terms & Conditions of Use

Welcome to INSTITUTE FOR HEALTHCARE INNOVATION internet Website http://www.uic.edu/nursing/ihi (the “Site”).

INSTITUTE FOR HEALTHCARE INNOVATION (IHI) provides this Website according to the terms and conditions that follow. Your use of this Website indicates your acceptance of these terms and conditions.

IHI may change the content of, or access to this Website, including the following terms and conditions, at any time. You agree to be bound to any changes in the terms, at the time that they are made.

You agree to limit the confidential information you submit to IHI via e-mail through this Website. You acknowledge that information sent by e-mail may be intercepted by someone unknown to you because of the nature of e-mail, through no fault of IHI, and you agree to accept this risk.

 

Laws/Regulations

Your access and use of this Site is subject to all applicable international, federal, state and local laws and regulations.

 

Copyright/Trademarks

This Site, including images, text, audio and other components therein (Materials) are copyrighted materials owned by INSTITUTE FOR HEALTHCARE INNOVATION or other third parties and protected by worldwide copyright laws and treaty provisions. These Materials and elements include, but are not limited to, names, trademarks, logos, graphics, sounds and images. Individual elements of this Site are also protected by copyright, trademark, trade dress and other laws and may not be copied or imitated in whole or in part. INSTITUTE FOR HEALTHCARE INNOVATION is a trademark of UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT CHICAGO COLLEGE OF NURSING .

You may not use, copy, reproduce, modify, publish, upload, post, transmit, or distribute Materials and elements of this Site in any way without INSTITUTE FOR HEALTHCARE INNOVATION `s express prior written permission, except as follows for personal or informational use.

 

No Warranties

THIS SITE IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” BASIS. INSTITUTE FOR HEALTHCARE INNOVATION MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES REGARDING THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY OR COMPLETENESS OF THIS SITE`S CONTENT OR THE CONTENT OF ANY SITE LINKED TO FROM THIS SITE. TO THE EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY APPLICABLE LAW, INSTITUTE FOR HEALTHCARE INNOVATION DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OF NON-INFRINGEMENT OR TITLE, AND IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF QUALITY, PERFORMANCE, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, SECURITY, AND ACCURACY. FURTHER, INSTITUTE FOR HEALTHCARE INNOVATION DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THIS SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE IS FREE OF COMPUTER VIRUSES.

 

Updates and Errors

INSTITUTE FOR HEALTHCARE INNOVATION DOES NOT WARRANT THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THE INFORMATION, TEXT, GRAPHICS, LINKS, OR OTHER MATERIALS CONTAINED WITHIN THIS SITE. THE DOCUMENTS AND RELATED GRAPHICS PUBLISHED ON THIS SITE COULD BE OUTDATED OR CONTAIN TECHNICAL INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY MADE TO THE INFORMATION HEREIN. INSTITUTE FOR HEALTHCARE INNOVATION AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR CHANGES IN THE PRODUCT(S) OR SERVICE(S) OFFERED AND/OR THE PROGRAM(S) DESCRIBED HEREIN AT ANY TIME. INSTITUTE FOR HEALTHCARE INNOVATION HAS NO DUTY TO UPDATE THIS SITE OR THE CONTENT HEREOF AND INSTITUTE FOR HEALTHCARE INNOVATION SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY FAILURE TO UPDATE SUCH INFORMATION.

YOU AGREE THAT INSTITUTE FOR HEALTHCARE INNOVATION AND ANY OF ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, OR AGENTS, AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES OR AFFILIATES WILL NOT BE LIABLE, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, FOR ANY INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION LOST PROFITS, COST OF PROCURING SUBSTITUTE SERVICE OR LOST OPPORTUNITY) ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF THIS SITE OR A LINKED SITE, OR WITH THE DELAY OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE OR A LINKED SITE, EVEN IF INSTITUTE FOR HEALTHCARE INNOVATION WAS MADE AWARE OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THIS LIMITATION ON LIABILITY INCLUDES, BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO, THE TRANSMISSION OF ANY VIRUSES WHICH MAY INFECT A USER`S EQUIPMENT, FAILURE OF MECHANICAL OR ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT OR COMMUNICATION LINES, TELEPHONE OR OTHER INTERCONNECT PROBLEMS (e.g., YOUR INABILITY TO ACCESS YOUR INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDER), UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS, THEFT, OPERATOR ERRORS, STRIKES OR OTHER LABOR PROBLEMS OR ANY FORCE MAJEURE. INSTITUTE FOR HEALTHCARE INNOVATION CANNOT AND DOES NOT GUARANTEE CONTINUOUS, UNINTERRUPTED OR SECURE ACCESS TO THE WEB SITE. FURTHERMORE, YOU AGREE TO INDEMNIFY INSTITUTE FOR HEALTHCARE INNOVATION AGAINST LIABILITY FOR ANY AND ALL USE OF THE SITE.

 

Privacy

INSTITUTE FOR HEALTHCARE INNOVATION will use personally identifiable information in accordance with the following Privacy Statement [link to Privacy Statement]. Users should be aware that sites, which are linked to from this Site, may contain confidentiality provisions that differ from the provisions provided herein. INSTITUTE FOR HEALTHCARE INNOVATION is not responsible for such provisions, and expressly disclaims any and all liability related to such provisions. INSTITUTE FOR HEALTHCARE INNOVATION does not knowingly collect personal information regarding children.

 

Linked Internet Sites

Please feel free to provide a link on your Website to our Site, once you have notified us at ihi@uic.edu INSTITUTE FOR HEALTHCARE INNOVATION prohibits caching this Site and the framing of any materials available through this Site. However, INSTITUTE FOR HEALTHCARE INNOVATION reserves the right to disable any links we deem inappropriate or unauthorized frames and specifically disclaims any responsibility for the contents of any other Internet sites linked to this Site. Other Internet sites, which are linked to this Site, have their own terms and conditions of use and privacy policies. Access to any other Internet sites linked to this Site is at your own risk.

You should be aware that linked sites may contain rules and regulations, privacy provisions, confidentiality provisions, transmission of personal data provisions, and other provisions that differ from the provisions provided on this Site. INSTITUTE FOR HEALTHCARE INNOVATION is not responsible for such provisions, and expressly disclaims any and all liability related to such provisions.

 

Jurisdiction and Venue

This Site is controlled and operated by INSTITUTE FOR HEALTHCARE INNOVATION from its offices within the United States of America . Any claim relating to this Site shall be governed by the internal substantive laws of the United States and the State of Illinois . You and INSTITUTE FOR HEALTHCARE INNOVATION agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located within the State of Illinois . You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of this Site or these terms and conditions must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose. Your conduct may be subject to other laws. Use of this Site is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these terms and conditions, including without limitation this paragraph.

 

Violation of Terms and Conditions

INSTITUTE FOR HEALTHCARE INNOVATION reserves the right to seek all remedies available at law and in equity for violations of these Terms and Conditions, including the right to block access from a particular Internet address or for particular registered users to this Site.

 

Access to Password Protected/Secure Areas

Access to and use of password protected and/or secure areas of this Site is restricted to authorized users only. Individuals misusing passwords and unauthorized individuals attempting to access restricted areas of this Site may have their password access withdrawn and may be subject to civil liability and criminal prosecution. Each registered user of password protected and/or secure areas of this Site will maintain the confidentiality of his or her username and/or password and agrees and understands that he or she will be responsible for activities under his or her username and/or password.

 

Miscellaneous

INSTITUTE FOR HEALTHCARE INNOVATION operates this Site and reserves the right to change these terms and conditions at any time and from time to time without notice. Changes in these terms and conditions will be effective upon posting or as otherwise specified by INSTITUTE FOR HEALTHCARE INNOVATION. The failure of INSTITUTE FOR HEALTHCARE INNOVATION to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these terms and conditions shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. The section titles herein are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect.

If you have any questions regarding these terms and conditions, or the Site, please contact us at ihi@uic.edu