All of the webpages related to the domains driscollchildrens.org, dchstx.org, driscollhealthplan.com and any other domain operated by or for Driscoll Children’s Hospital (“DCH”), Driscoll Children’s Hospital Rio Grande Valley (“DCHRGV”), Driscoll Health Plan (“DHP”), and affiliated entities of Driscoll Health System (collectively “Driscoll”) constitute online information and communications services and internet sites (the “Service”). Throughout this Agreement, Driscoll may also be referred to as “we,” or “us.”
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Driscoll offers the Service for general informational and educational purposes only. Nothing related to the Service is intended as medical advice nor should be used for diagnosis or treatment apart from consultation with a qualified healthcare professional. The Service is not intended to create any physician-patient relationship, nor should it be considered a replacement for consultation with a healthcare professional. If you have questions or concerns about your health, please contact your healthcare professional.
IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY, CALL 911 IMMEDIATELY. THE SERVICE AND ANY INFORMATION PROVIDED ON THE SERVICE ARE NOT INTENDED TO CONSTITUTE THE PRACTICE OF OR FURNISHING OF MEDICAL, NURSING, OR PROFESSIONAL HEALTH CARE ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, CONSULTATION OR TREATMENT OR SERVICES IN ANY JURISDICTION. YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT IN NO EVENT SHALL WE BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY OTHER USER OF THE SERVICE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE, OR ANY OTHER MONETARY OR OTHER DAMAGES, FEES, FINES, PENALTIES, LOSS OF REVENUE OR BUSINESS OR LIABILITIES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING IN ANY WAY TO THIS SERVICE, OR SITES ACCESSED THROUGH THIS SERVICE, AND/OR CONTENT OR INFORMATION PROVIDED ON OR THROUGH THE SERVICE. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY FOR DISSATISFACTION WITH THE SERVICE IS TO STOP USING THE SERVICE. WHILE DRISCOLL HAS ENDEAVORED TO MAKE SURE THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS SITE IS ACCURATE, WE CANNOT GUARANTEE THE ACCURACY OF SUCH INFORMATION, AND IT IS PROVIDED WITHOUT WARRANTY OR GUARANTEE OF ANY KIND.
You agree to indemnify Driscoll and any of our successors, assigns or licensees, together with any of their respective officers, directors and employees, against any damages, losses, liabilities, judgments, costs or expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs) arising out of a claim by a third-party relating to your use of the Service, or any breach or violation of this Agreement or any other term or condition contained for the Service.
Driscoll may provide links to other websites maintained by third parties or may provide content on the Service from third parties through the use of “frames” or other methods. These links are provided for your information and convenience only. Driscoll does not necessarily endorse, support, authorize, or sponsor the content of any linked websites.
Driscoll is not responsible for the content of any linked website. If you access or use any third-party websites linked to the Service, you do so at your own risk. It is up to you to take precautions to ensure that other websites are free of viruses, worms or other software of a destructive nature. Driscoll reserves the right to terminate any third-party website link at any time.
If a third-party links to the Service, it does not indicate an endorsement, adoption, authorization, sponsorship, affiliation, joint venture or partnership between Driscoll and that third-party. In some cases, Driscoll may not be aware that a third-party has linked the Service.
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Your personal information is not required to visit our site. If you do visit our site, Driscoll collects only the personally identifiable information specifically and voluntarily provided and authorized by you, as well as, generalized usage information that we collect automatically as you access the Service. Personally identifiable information collected will be used only in connection with Driscoll or for such purposes as are described at the point of collection.
Driscoll is committed to protecting the privacy of children and supports Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). For that reason, there is no collection or maintenance of information at the Service from those who have identified themselves as under thirteen (13) years of age.
We may engage trusted third-party service providers to perform functions such as the collection or maintenance of any voluntary personal information you may choose to provide us. Please note that Driscoll does not have control over the content and practices of the third-party service provider websites and are not responsible for their privacy policies. You should read the privacy policies of each site you visit to determine what information that site may be collecting about you and how the site is protecting this information.
Third-party service providers may also provide services on our behalf, such as website hosting, data analysis, and customer support. These providers may have access to the Service but are obligated to maintain the confidentiality of any information related to the Service and only use such information solely for the specified purposes.
Driscoll will make every reasonable effort to protect the personal information that you share with us. To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place the appropriate administrative, physical, and technical controls to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. However, please be aware that no method of transmission over the internet or electronic storage is completely secure, and we cannot guarantee absolute security.
Driscoll may disclose personal information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with legal obligations, protect and defend our rights or property, or investigate potential violations.