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Terms of Use

Sinai.org Terms and Conditions

Welcome
Welcome and thank you for visiting Sinai Health System’s Sinai.org (“Website”). We are pleased to offer you access to
the Website.

Terms of Use, Acceptance of Terms of Use, Privacy and Termination


Please read this entire document carefully. By accepting these terms and conditions, you are indicating that you
read, understand, and agree to them. Sinai Health System may change the Terms of Use at any time. If Sinai Health
System makes material changes, we will post a notice on the homepage of Sinai.org. Your continued use of our Website
constitutes your acceptance to the most recent Terms of Use. The Sinai Health System Notice of Privacy Practices is
attached to these Terms of Use and is being provided as required by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability
Act (“HIPAA”). If you wish to receive a paper copy of this Notice contact the Corporate Compliance Office. Sinai
Health System respects the privacy of your health information and will keep your health information private.

You agree to use the Sinai.org Website only for lawful purposes. You may discontinue use of the Website at any time.
Your access to the Website may be terminated without notice from Sinai Health System if you fail to comply with the
Terms of Use.

Medical Disclaimers
DO NOT USE THIS WEBSITE FOR MEDICAL EMERGENCIES. FOR EMERGENCY SERVICES DIAL
9-1-1.

The content of the Website is for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for professional medical advice,
diagnosis, or treatment and that NO medical advice is being offered on this website. You are encouraged to develop a
professional relationship with medical practitioners. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it
because of something you have read, viewed, or heard on the Website. If you need medical care, contact your Hospital
provider.

E-Mail Communication
Medical situations requiring immediate attention should not be submitted via e-mail. Please contact your physician
directly if you need to speak with someone urgently.

prevent unauthorized access to our Website files, such access may occur. Your healthcare professionals do not keep any
records of their Chats and Forums on our Website and will not have any records of any prior contacts you may have had.

You will receive an e-mail or secure message notification in response to your request. Anyone with access to your e-mail
will be able to view this message. No private medical information will be sent. Your e-mail messages will only be shared
on a need-to-know basis. Firewalls, encryption and audit trails further safeguard your information. When you send
Sinai an e-mail, we will respond based only upon the information you provide. Therefore, in order for us to provide you
with reliable services, you should e-mail sufficient information to have your needs addressed.
Do not share personal medical information that you wish to keep confidential. While Sinai Health System attempts to
prevent unauthorized access to our Website files, such access may occur. Your healthcare professionals do not keep any
records of their Chats and Forums on our Website and will not have any records of any prior contacts you may have had.

You will receive an e-mail or secure message notification in response to your request. Anyone with access to your e-mail
will be able to view this message. No private medical information will be sent. Your e-mail messages will only be shared
on a need-to-know basis. Firewalls, encryption and audit trails further safeguard your information. When you send
Sinai an e-mail, we will respond based only upon the information you provide. Therefore, in order for us to provide you
with reliable services, you should e-mail sufficient information to have your needs addressed.

Audits
You agree that your activities within Sinai may be tracked by computer audit and that any entries you make and messages
you send may become part of your medical record.

Disclaimers and Limitation of Liability


You agree that in no event will Sinai Health System or any of its Affiliates, any of their officers, directors, or employees,
agents, third-party content providers, merchants, sponsors, licensors (collectively, “PROVIDERS”) be liable, including
for direct, indirect, incidental punitive and consequential damages, to you, anyone claiming through you, or anyone else
for (1) any decision or action taken, or not taken, in reliance upon the Materials or other information contained on or
provided through the Website and/or (2) the use or disclosure of your personal or medical information through use of
the Website.

PROVIDERS do not warrant that the Website and websites affiliated with Sinai Health System will be uninterrupted,
error-free, or free of viruses or other defects. The information, products and services published on this Website may
contain inaccuracies and may not be current. PROVIDERS make no warranty as to the results that may be obtained
from the use of the Website or as its accuracy, reliability, or currency of any information content, service, or merchandise
provided.

This Website contains several links to other websites. These linked websites are not under the control of Sinai Health
System or Sinai and Sinai Health System and Sinai do not endorse the linked websites. Sinai Health System and Sinai
make no warranties or representations, and disclaim all liability for linked websites. You agree that Sinai Health System
and Sinai have no responsibility to you with respect to any material on linked websites.

Sinai is provided by Sinai Health System on an “as is” and “as available” basis. Sinai Health System and Sinai make no
representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, as to the operation of the Website or the MATERIALS
on this Website. To the full extent permissible by applicable law, Sinai Health System and Sinai disclaim the warranties
and conditions, express or implied, with regard to the MATERIALS, products and services available on this Website,
including but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. You expressly
agree that your use of this Website is at your sole risk. If you are dissatisfied with this Website’s content, your sole and
exclusive remedy is to discontinue your use of this Website.

Applicable Law/Jurisdiction
Access to this Website is provided by Sinai Health System in the State of Illinois. By visiting Sinai Health System’s
Website or Sinai, you agree that the laws of the State of Illinois will govern these disclaimers and Terms of Use, without
giving effect to any principles of conflicts of laws. You hereby irrevocably and unconditionally consent to jurisdiction in
the State of Illinois.
Waiver/Severability
The failure of Sinai Health System to require or enforce strict performance of any provision of these Terms of Use or to
exercise any right under them shall not be construed as a waiver or relinquishment Sinai Health System’s right to require
strict performance in the future. The provisions of these Terms of Use are intended to be severable.

International Users

The Sinai Health System Sinai.org Website can be accessed from locations around the world. Sinai Health System makes
no representations that this Website or the Materials available through it are appropriate for use at other locations
outside the United States. If you access this Website from a location outside the United States, you are responsible for
compliance with all local and/or international laws.

Security
Sinai Health System reserves the right to monitor all network traffic to this Website to identify and/or block
unauthorized attempts or intrusions to upload or change information or cause damage to this Website in any fashion.
Anyone using this Website expressly consents to such monitoring.