Terms of Use

University of Minnesota Physicians (UMPhysicians) provides this website subject to the terms and conditions set forth below. By using this site, you agree to abide by these terms and conditions. UMPhysicians reserves the right to change or modify the content of, or access to this website at any time, including the terms and conditions applicable to access and use of this site. You agree to review the terms and conditions periodically to ensure that you still agree to abide by them. You will be bound by any subsequent changes in the terms and conditions of use of this site at the time those changes are made, and regardless of whether you become aware of such changes.

No Physician-Patient Relationship
UMPhysicians provides this website for educational purposes. The material and content contained in this website do not constitute medical advice, diagnosis or treatment, and should not be relied upon or used as a substitute for professional medical advice. All specific medical questions should be presented to your own health care provider. The use or submission of information to this website does not create a physician-patient relationship between you and UMPhysicians or its physicians, and does not obligate UMPhysicians to follow up or contact users of this site.

Disclaimer
ALL INFORMATION ON THIS SITE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS. UMPhysicians MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND WITH RESPECT TO THIS SITE OR ITS CONTENT. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, UMPhysicians DISCLAIMS ALL SUCH REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. UMPhysicians DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE INFORMATION ACCESSIBLE VIA THIS SITE IS ACCURATE, COMPLETE OR CURRENT. UMPhysicians DOES NOT ASSUME ANY RISK FOR YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE.

Submission of Information
You acknowledge that unauthorized individuals may intercept information sent by you to UMPhysicians over the Internet. You acknowledge and accept this risk. You are responsible for all information you send to this website. No one may use this website to post or transmit information that is illegal, defamatory, discriminatory, or obscene.

Copyright and Trademark
All website design, text, graphics and the selection and arrangement thereof, are the property of UMPhysicians and are protected by trademark, copyright and other intellectual property laws. The materials on this site may be downloaded and/or reprinted for personal use only. Permission to reprint or electronically reproduce any document or graphic in whole or in part for any reason is expressly prohibited, unless prior written consent is obtained from UMPhysicians.

Limitation of Liability
Neither UMPhysicians nor any of its members, directors, officers, employees or other representatives will be liable for damages arising out of or in connection with the use of this website. Under no circumstances shall UMPhysicians have any liability for any direct, indirect, consequential, incidental, special or punitive damages or costs, including, but not limited to, lost profits or data, or loss of goodwill, loss of or damage to property, and claims of third parties, arising out of or in connection with the use, copying, or display of this website or its contents, regardless of whether UMPhysicians has been advised, knew or should have known of the possibility thereof.

Hyperlinks
Certain links provided on this site will launch Internet sites that are not under the control of UMPhysicians. UMPhysicians provides links to other sites for convenience only and does not endorse, verify or monitor the contents, products or services contained or offered therein.

Jurisdiction
This site was created and is maintained, located and controlled by UMPhysicians in the State of Minnesota, United States of America. The laws of the State of Minnesota will govern the content and use of this site, without giving effect to any of the conflict of law principles or rules thereof. All claims related to this site must be brought in the state and federal courts located in Hennepin County, Minnesota.

Social Media Terms of Use
BY POSTING ON ANY UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA PHYSICIANS SOCIAL MEDIA SITE YOU AGREE TO OUR TERMS OF USE. University of Minnesota Physicians (“UMPhysicians”) has opened publicly facing pages on social media sites for viewing content and/or videos and posting comments about UMPhysicians. These social media sites include but are not limited to Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, Facebook and Twitter (“Social Media Sites”). By accessing, viewing and/or posting any content related directly or indirectly to UMPhysicians on any Social Media Site on the internet, you accept, without limitation or qualification, the terms of use linked to here. If you do not agree to the terms of this Policy, you may not view or post any content to any Social Media Site on the internet. Your use of Social Media Sites is acceptance of this Policy and has the same effect as if you had actually physically signed an agreement. Please read our full social media policy here.