Legal Notices and Conditions of UPN’s Web Site Use

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SITE.  

 By accessing or using our Web site, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions. We may revise and update these terms and conditions at any time. Your continued use of our Web site means that you accept these revisions and updates.   If you do not accept the Terms, please exit the Site immediately.


Restrictions on Use of Materials (aka “Agreement”).

This site is owned and operated by UNIFIED PHYSICIANS NETWORK (UPN), and includes all of the following Work Products, Proprietary Material, Intellectual Property (trade secrets, ideas and concepts, methods, techniques), plans, trademark, logo, templates, videos, CD, designs, templates, programming, interface, screen show(s), animation(s), Flashes, Web Pages Contents, Web Site hyperlinks, and all its components are property of UPN No material whatsoever from these Work Products described may be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any way, without the prior written consent of UPN.   Modification of the UPN Web Site Material or use of the UPN Web Site Material for any other purpose is a violation of UPN's copyright, service mark, and other proprietary rights.


Advertisements and Links to Other Sites.

This Web site contains links to information which have not been prepared by UPN, including news stories and health-care associated links to other web sites,. These links are provided for your convenience and information only. We do not operate these third party Web sites and we do not control, nor are we responsible for, the content or performance of the Web sites or your use of and transactions with them. Any views, opinions, estimates, forecasts or predictions expressed in these Web sites are those of the author(s) alone, and do not reflect our views, opinions, estimates, forecasts or predictions or those of our management. Our inclusion of links to these Web sites does not imply that we endorse or concur with any of the information, materials, views, opinions, estimates, forecasts, predictions, conclusions or recommendations contained on these third party Web sites. Information appearing on or accessible through our Web site speaks only as of the date it was prepared. This information may be incomplete and/or may have become outdated.  We make no commitment and we disclaim any duty to update this information or to require any third party to update information which is accessible through our Web site. 

Limitation of Liability.

Under no circumstances, including, but not limited to, negligence, shall UPN be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or punitive damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use the UPN Web Site. You specifically acknowledge and agree that UPN is not liable for any defamatory, offensive or illegal conduct of any user. If you are dissatisfied with any of the UPN Material, or with any of UPN's terms and conditions, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using this site.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction.

These Terms will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Illinois, without reference to its choice of law rules.  By using this Site, you consent to the jurisdiction of the federal and state courts presiding in the State of Illinois.

DISCLAIMER:

UPN MAKES NO WARRANTIES AND CLAIMS NO LIABILITIES AS TO THE ACCURACY OF ANY /ALL CONTENT ON THIS SITE.  FURTHER, UPN ASSUMES NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THE CONTENT ON THE SITE. DUE TO THE NATURE OF THE INTERNET, UPN DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED IN THE UPN MATERIAL WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, OR THAT ANY DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THIS SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. YOU--NOT UPN-- ASSUME ALL RISKS, LIABILITIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES FOR ANY AND ALL DAMAGE OR CORRUPTION, IF ANY, TO YOUR SYSTEM OR THE SYSTEM YOU ARE USING. IN NO EVENT WILL UPN BE LIABLE OR RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR SYSTEM OR THE SYSTEM YOU ARE USING.

UPN MAY HAVE PROVIDED LINKS AND POINTERS TO INTERNET SITES MAINTAINED BY THIRD PARTIES ("THIRD PARTY SITES") AND AT TIMES, MAY PROVIDE THIRD PARTY MATERIALS ON THIS SITE. NIETHER UPN OR ANY OF ITS CLIENT’S, OPERATE OR CONTROL IN ANY RESPECT ANY INFORMATION, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES ON THESE THIRD PARTY SITES. THE THIRD PARTY MATERIALS IN THIS SITE AND THE THIRD PARTY SITES ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, UPN DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS. UPN DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF THE THIRD PARTY MATERIALS IN THE THIRD PARTY SITES IN TERMS OF THEIR CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, TIMELINESS, RELIABILITY OR OTHERWISE.

Right to Change Disclaimer Statement & Applicable Laws.

We reserve the right to make changes to upnus.com and/or our Legal Disclaimer/Conditions of Use. We encourage you to review the Web site and these terms periodically for any updates or changes. Your continued access or use of upnus.com shall be deemed your acceptance of these Legal Disclaimers/Conditions of Use and any changes and the reasonableness of these standards for notice of changes.

Medical Definitions and Terminologies.

The content of the Medical Encyclopedia contained in our Web site is for informational purposes only. This information is not intended to be used or construed as medical advice, and you should not use it, as a substitute for obtaining professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. It does not constitute medical advice and is not intended to be a substitute for proper medical care provided by a physician.  UPN assumes no responsibility for any circumstances arising out of the use, misuse, interpretation or application of any information supplied on this site. You should always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider for the diagnosis and treatment of any medical condition or if you have any questions about a medical condition. You should never disregard professional medical advice or delay seeking medical advice or treatment because of something you have read on this site. Furthermore, do not rely on information on this site as a tool for self-diagnosis.

Indemnity.

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless UPN and all of UPN’s respective directors, managers, employees, representatives, clients, and attorneys from and against all injuries, claims, losses, damages, liabilities, costs and expenses (including reasonable attorney’s fees and litigation expenses) relating to or arising from any violation of these Terms or any activity related to your account by you or any other person accessing the Site using your account. We respect your personal privacy, and we know that when you visit us at upnus.com, you depend on us to be as diligent about protecting your privacy on-line as we've always been in our more traditional interactions with you.

  1. Privacy Statement.
    upnus.com is committed to protecting the confidentiality of customers' personal information consistent with UPN’s need to:
    1) conduct business without divulging more information than is necessary; and 2) conduct research and measure quality using aggregated or non-identifiable data whenever possible.
    1. General Non-Confidentiality of Information Transmitted Via the Internet
      upnus.com has security features to prevent the unauthorized release of or access to personal information. Please be advised, however, that the confidentiality of any communication or material transmitted to or from upnus.com via this site or e-mail cannot be guaranteed. Accordingly, upnus.com is not responsible for the security of information transmitted via the Internet or other global computer networks.
    2. upnus.com Right to Change Privacy Statement
      upnus.com reserves the right to change this Privacy Statement at any time and will use reasonable efforts to notify visitors of the existence and location of the new or revised privacy statement.
  2. Corrections and Changes.
    upnus.com may make changes to these materials, or to the products or services described herein, at any time without notice, and makes no commitment to update the information contained herein. upnus.com does not warrant the accuracy or completeness of the information, text, graphics, links or other items contained within these materials.


If you have any questions of comments concerning these Notices, Conditions of Use and Statements of Policy, please contact us at by postal mail at:
Unified Physicians Network. (UPN)
Attention:  Tayebe Shah-Mirany
5215 Old Orchard Road
Suite 340
Skokie, IL 60077-1042