Terms of Service
1. Your Acceptance
A. Any user of the smh.com or smhcs.org website, whether they are general consumers or content providers, are using Sarasota Memorial’s website “Services.”
B. The services may contain links to third parties or completely independent websites in which Sarasota Memorial Health Care System has no control over or liability for content. Sarasota Memorial Health Care System has not reviewed all of the sites linked to its Internet web site and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Sarasota Memorial Health Care System of the site or its contents. Use of any such linked web site is at the user's own risk.
C. The information included at this website is not intended to be nor should it be construed as a substitute for medical treatment by or medical advice from a health care professional. The information should not be considered at any time a diagnosis of any particular medical condition. Because of the individual needs of each person, before using any medical information from this site, the reader should consult his or her personal physician to determine the applicationof the medical information to the reader. Every effort has been made to provide accurate and up-to-date information. Due to the constant changes in technology and medicine, however, the reader is encouraged to research other sources for additional information. The web site is for informational purposes only and the reader assumes all risks associated with the use of this web site. No portion of this web site may be used or disseminated without the express written permission of Sarasota Memorial Health Care System.
3. smh.com Account
A. In order to user certain features of the smh.com or smhcs.org services, you will be required to create a user account which is password protected. Your password will be encrypted so no one (not even the smh.com staff) can read it. If you lose your password you will have to reset it and create a new one through your registered email address.
B. Any content posted through smh.com account will be stored in a private location and will not be sold or shared with third parties without written authorization from you, the user and content provider. Some smh.com staff may see the content when working on the database and its structure, but they will not share anything they see with other parties.
C. As an account holder at smh.com, you will be required to remove any content that is owned, copyrighted or trademarked by any person or any commercial or non-profit organization or entity in any way. Sarasota Memorial also reserves the right to remove any content it believes in its sole discretion may infringe another person’s or entity’s intellectual property at any time without providing reason. Sarasota Memorial may remove any images or content it finds in its sole discretion to be offensive or inappropriate. You will not provide any content that may give rise to the site editor being held civilly or criminally liable, or that may be considered a violation of any local, national or international law, including -- but not limited to -- laws relating to copyrights, trademarks, patents, or trade secrets.
4. Digital Millennium Copyright Act
A. If you are a copyright owner or an agent thereof and believe that any Content infringes upon your copyrights, you may submit a notification pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA") by providing our Copyright Agent with the following information in writing (see 17 U.S.C 512(c)(3) for further detail):
* A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
* Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site;
* Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled and information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to locate the material;
* Information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to contact you, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail;
* A statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
* A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
B. Counter-Notice. If you believe that your Content that was removed (or to which access was disabled) is not infringing, or that you have the authorization from the copyright owner, the copyright owner's agent, or pursuant to the law, to post and use the material in your Content, you may send a counter-notice containing the following information to the Copyright Agent:
* Your physical or electronic signature;
* Identification of the Content that has been removed or to which access has been disabled and the location at which the Content appeared before it was removed or disabled;
* A statement that you have a good faith belief that the Content was removed or disabled as a result of mistake or a misidentification of the Content; and
* Your name, address, telephone number, and e-mail address, a statement that you consent to the jurisdiction of the federal court in San Francisco, California, and a statement that you will accept service of process from the person who provided notification of the alleged infringement.