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Terms of Use

The Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine provides a Website, medschool.kp.org. This Website allows users to:

  • Learn about the Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine
  • Communicate with our staff
  • Request to receive future emails and notifications
     

Agreement

By using the Website, you signify your agreement to these terms and conditions. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, do not use the Website.

Breaches of These Terms and Conditions

In consideration of being allowed to use the Website’s interactive services, you agree that the following actions shall constitute a material breach of these Terms and Conditions:

  • Pretending to be another person
  • Using the contact form for any purpose in violation of local, state, national or international laws or posted policies
  • Transmitting material that infringes or violates the intellectual property rights of others or the privacy or publicity rights of others
  • Transmitting material that is unlawful, obscene, defamatory, predatory of minors, threatening, harassing, abusive, slanderous or hateful to any person (including Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine personnel) or entity as determined by the Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine in its sole discretion
  • Using interactive services in a way that is intended to harm, or a reasonable person would understand would likely result in harm, to the user or others
  • Collecting information about others, including email addresses
  • Intentionally distributing viruses or other harmful computer code

The Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine expressly reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate a user’s access to any interactive services and/or to any or all other areas of the Website due to any act that would constitute a violation of these Terms and Conditions.

Using the Contact Form and Communications by Email

The Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine provides users with a contact form to help them better communicate with our staff. This form collects data such as:

  • Name
  • Email address
  • Subject of your inquiry
  • Other optional items, such as profession and phone number

By accepting these Terms and Conditions, and submitting a request via the contact form, you agree to receive communications by email or telephone. These communications may include (but are not limited to):

  • Personal response to your inquiry
  • Notification of news, announcements, or job postings
  • General health communications from the Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine

Use by Children

We do not knowingly allow individuals under the age of 13 to submit inquiries on this Website.

Access, Correction, and Data Integrity

Although we attempt to maintain the integrity and accuracy of the information on the Website, we make no guarantees as to its correctness, completeness, or accuracy. This Website may contain typographical errors, inaccuracies, or other errors or omissions. Also, unauthorized additions, deletions, or alterations could be made to the Website by third parties without our knowledge. If you believe that information found on the Website is inaccurate or unauthorized, please inform us by using the contact form.

Revisions, Changes, and Updates

We may revise the information on the Website or otherwise change or update the Website, including these Terms and Conditions, without notice to you. The Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine may also make improvements and/or changes in products and/or services described on the Website or add new features at any time without notice. We encourage you to periodically read these Terms and Conditions to see if there have been any changes to our policies that may affect you. Your continued use of the Website will signify your continued agreement to these Terms and Conditions as they may be revised.

Links

This Website may provide links to other websites that are not owned or controlled by the Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine (“third-party websites”). We provide links to third-party websites to connect you easily to additional sources of information or third-party services that may be of interest to you. We may not have any business relationship with the party that controls this type of third-party website, and a link to such a site is offered only as a convenience to you.

Where practicable, we will let you know when you are leaving the Website and linking to a third-party website. For example, we may use an icon that we identify with an appropriate legend to let you know when you are leaving our site.

The Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine is not responsible for the content, security, or the privacy practices of third-party websites. Please review the Privacy Statement and any terms of use of each third-party website you visit. Unless we specifically advise you otherwise, links to third-party websites do not constitute or imply endorsement of those sites, the information they contain, or any products or services they describe. The Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine does not receive payment or other remuneration in exchange for you linking to or using any third-party website.

Disclaimer

This Website and its content and all site-related services are provided “as is,” with all faults, with no representations or warranties of any kind, either expressed or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or noninfringement. You assume total responsibility and risk for your use of this site, all site-related services, and third-party websites. No oral or written information or advice given by the Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine or its authorized representatives shall create a warranty of any kind. Any references to specific products or services on the Website do not constitute or imply a recommendation or endorsement by Kaiser Permanente unless specifically stated otherwise.

Limitation of Liability; Choice of Law

The Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine and its affiliates, suppliers, and other third parties mentioned or linked to on the Website are neither responsible nor liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, special, exemplary, punitive, or other damages (including, without limitation, those resulting from lost profits, lost data, or business interruption) arising out of or relating in any way to the Website, site-related services and products, content or information contained within the Website, and/or any third-party website, whether based on warranty, contract, tort, or any other legal theory and whether or not advised of the possibility of such damages. Your sole remedy for dissatisfaction with the Website, site-related services, and/or third-party websites is to stop using the Website and/or those services. Applicable law may not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you. These terms and conditions are governed by California law without regard to its principles of conflicts of law. If any version of the Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act (UCITA) is enacted as part of the law of California, that statute shall not govern any aspect of these terms and conditions.

Copyrights

Except as otherwise indicated, all content on the Website, including text, graphics, logos, button icons, photos, images, forms, audio, video, questionnaires, and software, is the property of the Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine or its licensors and is protected by United States and international copyright laws. The Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine allows you to view or download a single copy of the material on the Website solely for your personal, noncommercial use.

The compilation of all content on the Website is the exclusive property of the Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine. Unless specifically authorized in writing by Kaiser Permanente, any use of these materials, or of any materials contributed to the Website by entities other than Kaiser Permanente, on any other website or networked computer environment for any purpose is prohibited.

Any rights not expressly granted by these Terms and Conditions or any applicable end-user license agreements are reserved by the Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine. Content and features are subject to change or termination without notice in the editorial discretion of the Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine.

The Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (the “DMCA”) provides recourse for copyright owners who believe that material appearing on the Internet infringes their rights under U.S. copyright law. If you believe in good faith that materials appearing on the Website infringe your copyright, you (or your agent) may send us a notice requesting that the material be removed, or access to it blocked.

In addition, if you believe in good faith that a notice of copyright infringement has been wrongly filed against you, the DMCA permits you to send us a counternotice. Notices and counternotices must meet statutory requirements imposed by the DMCA. One place to find more information is the U.S. Copyright Office website, currently located at loc.gov/copyright.

In accordance with the DMCA, the Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine has designated an agent to receive notification of alleged copyright infringement in accordance with the DMCA. Any written Notification of Claimed Infringement should comply with Title 17, United States Code, Section 512(c)(3)(A) and should be provided in writing to our designated agent as follows:

Agent: Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine
Address: Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine
100 S. Los Robles
Pasadena, CA 91101
Email: Contact Us

Please note: If you materially misrepresent that online material, product, or activity is infringing your copyrights, you may be liable for damages (including court costs and attorneys’ fees) and could be subject to criminal prosecution for perjury. We suggest that you consult your legal advisor before filing a notice or counternotice.

Trademarks and Service Marks

“Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine” and the Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine logo are registered service marks. Other proprietary marks of the Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine or third parties may be designated as such from time to time on the Website through use of the TM, SM, or ® symbols. Users of the Website are not authorized to make any use of the marks or the proprietary marks of third parties in any fashion that may create a false or misleading impression of affiliation or sponsorship with or by the Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine or the applicable third party.

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Last updated: January 18, 2017
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