Thank you for your interest in the Minimally Invasive Surgery Hospital (MISH). A link to our web site from another web site is permitted as long as the use of such a link does not suggest, indicate, or imply that the owner of the web site where the link resides is an official representative of MISH, or that MISH in any way endorses the content on the linking web site. MISH generally does not object to links to our web site from third party sites. However, there are certain conditions that must be followed:
- Unless we enter into a specific written agreement with you, you may not use any of MISH's names, logos, designs, slogans, or service marks in or with your links, except that you may link to www.mishhospital.com using the plain text name of that site.
- Do not present the link to the MISH Hospital Site in any way that suggests MISH has any relationship or affiliation with your site or endorses, sponsors or recommends the information, products or services on your site.
- Do not use any of MISH's names, logos, designs, slogans, or service marks in any advertising, publicity, promotion, or in any other commercial manner without the prior express written permission for a particular use from MISH.
- We ask that you link only to the home page (First Page or the Registration Page) of this website. Please do not incorporate any content from this site to your site (e.g., by in-lining or framing).
- Do not use any of MISH's names, logos, designs, slogans, or any other words or codes identifying MISH Hospital in any key words or other information used by search engines or other information location tools to identify and select sites, without MISH's prior express written permission for a particular use.
- Before creating your link to our site, please e-mail us to let us know you are doing so. You may not publish any web site content without prior express written permission. Please e-mail with requests, including who will be using this information and when it will be used. MISH reserves the right to request any other site to delete or modify its link to our website for any reason. It is anticipated that this will occur within five working days from notice to do so. If you have comments, questions or requests please write to our office address.
Institute for Advanced Bariatric Surgery (IABS) Terms and Conditions of Use
PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE
By using the Websites, you hereby represent and warrant that: (1) you are an individual of at least eighteen (18) years of age; (2) you have the legal power and authority to agree to, and be bound by, these Terms; (3) if you have provided information to us in connection with your use of the Websites, such information is true and accurate.
We may revise and update these Terms at any time and without notice. Your continued use of the Websites will constitute your acceptance of these changes and the current version of these Terms.
THE WEBSITES DO NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE
The information and content on the Websites, including but not limited to text, graphics, images, videos, and other material contained in the Websites is for informational purposes only and is not intended as a substitute for professional medical advice, help, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider with any questions you have regarding your medical care, and never disregard professional medical advice or delay seeking it because of something you have read on the Websites. Nothing contained in the Websites is intended to constitute a medical diagnosis or treatment. Nothing in the Websites is intended as a recommendation or endorsement of any specific test, product, procedure, opinion, or other information that may be mentioned in the Websites. Reliance on any information appearing on the Websites, including but not limited to information provided by website personnel or by other users of the Websites, is solely at your own risk.
IABS does not warrant the accuracy, completeness, timeliness or usefulness of the opinions, advice, content, services or other information provided through the Websites or on the Internet generally. The Websites may contain health or medical-related materials or information that you may find sexually explicit or otherwise offensive.
IABS and its affiliates, licensors and suppliers have no control over and accept no responsibility for your compliance with the laws applicable to your country or state of residence.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS AND RESTRICTIONS
IABS hereby grants you a personal, non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited, revocable right to use the Websites for personal, non-commercial purposes only and in accordance with these Terms. You agree not to use the Websites for any other purpose, including but not limited to any commercial purpose, without the prior written consent of IABS. For example, you may not (and may not direct or authorize any other party to), (1) co-brand the Websites or any portion thereof, (2) frame the Websites or any portion thereof (whereby the Websites will appear on the same screen with a portion of another website), or (3) link the Websites to any other website. "Co-brand" means to display a name, logo, trademark or other means of attribution or identification of any party in such a manner as is reasonably likely to give a user of the Websites the impression that such party has the right to display, publish or distribute the Websites or any content accessible within the Websites. You agree to cooperate with IABS in causing any unauthorized co-branding, framing or linking immediately to cease.
The material and content accessible within the Websites and any other website owned, operated, licensed, or controlled by IABS (collectively, the "Content") is the intellectual property and proprietary information of IABS or the party that provided the Content to IABS (as applicable). All title to, ownership of, and rights in and to such Consent is, and at all times shall remain, the sole and exclusive property of IABS and its content providers (as the case may be). Accordingly, you may not copy, distribute, republish, upload, post, transmit, or create derivative works of the Content in any way without the prior written consent of IABS, except that you may print out a copy of the Content solely for your personal use. In doing so, you may not remove or alter, or cause or direct to be removed or altered, any copyright, trademark, service mark, trade name, or any other proprietary notice or legend appearing on the Websites or on any of the Content. You may not use any IABS names or trademarks in any advertising or publicity, or otherwise to indicate or imply sponsorship of or affiliation with any product or service, without the prior written consent of IABS.
The Websites may contain hyperlinks, directly, or by means of search results, to other sites that are not maintained by, or affiliated with, IABS. Hyperlinks to such third-party sites are provided as a service to users and are not sponsored by or affiliated with the Websites or with IABS. IABS has not reviewed any or all of such sites and is not responsible for the content of those sites. Hyperlinks are to be accessed at your own risk, and IABS makes no representations or warranties about the content, completeness, or accuracy of these hyperlinks or the sites hyperlinked to the Websites. Further, the inclusion of any hyperlink to a third-party site does not necessarily imply endorsement by IABS of that site or the material or content contained therein.
In the event the following functionality exists on the Websites, IABS reserves the right but is not obligated to do any or all of the following:
a) Record the dialogue in any public chat rooms;
b) Investigate any allegation that a communication does not conform to the terms of this section and determine in its sole discretion to remove or request the removal of the communication;
c) Remove any communication that in IABS's sole discretion is abusive, illegal, disruptive, or otherwise fails to comply with these Terms;
d) Terminate your access to the Websites or any area thereof upon any breach of these Terms;
e) Monitor, editor, or disclose any communication in the public areas; and
f) Edit or delete any communication posted on the Websites, regardless of whether such communication violates these standards.
THE WEBSITES ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, OR TITLE. IABS HEREBY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL SUCH WARRANTIES. IABS DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE CONTENT CONTAINED IN THE WEBSITES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THE WEBSITES OR THE SERVER(S) THAT MAKE THE WEBSITES AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. MOUNT SINAI DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATION REGARDING USE, OR THE RESULT OF USE, OF THE CONTENT ON THE WEBSITES IN TERMS OF ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE. THE WEBSITES MAY INCLUDE TECHNICAL INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS, AND IABS MAY MAKE CHANGES OR IMPROVEMENTS AT ANY TIME. IABS MAKES NO WARRANTIES THAT YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITES WILL NOT INFRINGE THE RIGHTS OF OTHERS AND ASSUMES NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THE CONTENT PROVIDED HEREIN.
BY ACCESSING THE WEBSITES, YOU ASSUME ALL RESPONSIBILITY AND RISK WITH RESPECT TO YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITES AND ANY PRODUCT OR SERVICE DESCRIBED HEREIN.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
Under no circumstances shall IABS, or any of its directors, officers, affiliates, employees, agents, representatives, medical staff, successors, or assigns be liable to you or any other party for any punitive, special, incidental, indirect or consequential damages whatsoever, however arising (including, without limitation, our negligence), including, without limitation, damages resulting from loss of use, data, sales, goodwill or profits, whether or not we have been advised of such possibility, or under any legal or equitable theory, in tort, in contract, at equity, or otherwise, arising out of or in connection with your use of the Websites.
Your sole and exclusive remedy for dissatisfaction with the Websites is to stop using the Websites. All information is transmitted over a medium that is beyond the control and jurisdiction of IABS. Accordingly, IABS assumes no responsibility for, or relating to, delay, failure, interruption or corruption of any data or other information transmitted in connection with use of the Websites or other sites accessed via the Websites.
TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, IABS DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL LIABILITIES OR OBLIGATIONS WHATSOEVER RELATED TO THE USE OF THE WEBSITES BY ANYONE OTHER THAN YOU.
You shall indemnify and hold IABS, its directors, officers, affiliates, employees, agents, representatives, medical staff, successors, and assigns (the "Indemnified Parties”) harmless from any breach by you of these Terms, including any use of the Websites other than as expressly authorized in these Terms. You agree that the Indemnified Parties shall have no liability in connection with any such breach or unauthorized use.
These Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Kansas, without regard to conflicts of laws principles.
These Terms can be modified by IABS at any time, and such modification shall be effective immediately upon posting. You agree to review these Terms periodically to be aware of such modification and your access or use of the site shall be deemed your acceptance of the modified agreement.
Any questions or comments should be directed to 913-322-7401