Terms of Use

Welcome to the Peterson-Kaiser Health System Tracker, a partnership Internet site (“Site”) of the Peterson Center on Healthcare (the “Center”) and the Kaiser Family Foundation (“KFF”). Please read our Terms and Conditions of Website Use (“Terms and Conditions”) carefully before using our website. These Terms and Conditions set forth the legally binding terms and conditions that govern your access to and use of the site. BY USING THE SITE, YOU ACCEPT THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS AND OUR PRIVACY POLICY. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR ANY REASON, PLEASE DO NOT USE THE SITE.

These Terms and Conditions may be updated by us at any time. Your continued use of the site after any such modifications shall constitute your acceptance of these Terms and Conditions as modified.

Permitted Uses of Our Site and Content

The Center and KFF are proud to provide Internet users with a rich collection of content, including video and audio clips, interactive tools, digital downloads, text and images (the “Content”). All Content on our site is the intellectual property of The Center and/or KFF or certain third parties, and is protected by copyright and other intellectual property law. Use of this site shall not imply the transfer of any intellectual property or other rights in its content to you or to third parties.

Except where otherwise noted, Content on this site is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution/Non-Commercial/No Derivatives 3.0 United States license, which may be accessed here http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/us/deed.en_US. We reserve the right to change our permitted uses at any time and will provide users with updated information on our site if such permitted uses change.

You may link other websites to our site, but you may not imply or suggest that the Center and/or KFF have endorsed or are affiliated with such websites.

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Center, KFF, their affiliates, and their employees, agents and representatives from any and all liabilities, damages, losses, claims, expenses and fees (including, without limitation, attorneys’ fees and costs) resulting from your use of this site or your breach of these Terms and Conditions.

Links to Other Websites

For your convenience, our site may occasionally link to other companies’ websites. We do not endorse, and do not have any responsibility for, any other websites, including their products and services, content, communications and website use policies. The Center and KFF expressly disclaim any responsibility for your access to or use of such other websites. You access all other websites from our site entirely at your own risk.

Limitations of Liability

IN NO EVENT SHALL THE CENTER, KFF, THEIR AFFILIATES OR THEIR EMPLOYEES, AGENTS OR REPRESENTATIVES BE LIABLE TO ANY PARTY FOR ANY CLAIMS, LIABILITIES, LOSSES, COSTS OR DAMAGES, INCLUDING ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH ANY ACCESS, USE (OR INABILITY TO USE) OR DISTRIBUTION OF THE SITE, INCLUDING ITS OPERATION, FUNCTIONALITY, SECURITY, TRANSMISSION OF VIRUSES OR OTHER SUBJECT MATTER, OR ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THE CONTENT OR ANY INFORMATION OR MATERIALS OBTAINED THROUGH THE SITE. THIS IS TRUE EVEN IF THE CENTER OR KFF HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES OR LOSSES.

Trademarks

“Peterson Center on Healthcare,” petersonhealthcare.org, and certain other marks displayed on this website are trademarks owned by the Center. Similarly, “Kaiser Family Foundation,” kff.org, and certain other marks displayed on this website are trademarks owned by KFF. Certain other trademarks displayed on this website are the property of their respective owners, who may or may not be affiliated with our organizations.

Disclaimer

WE HOPE YOU ENJOY USING OUR SITE, BUT PLEASE UNDERSTAND THAT YOU DO SO SOLELY AT YOUR OWN RISK. YOU AGREE THAT THE CENTER AND KFF PROVIDE THE CONTENT OF THIS SITE ON AN “AS IS” BASIS AND MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WITH RESPECT TO THIS SITE OR OF ANY CONTENT MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS SITE.

Changes to Terms and Conditions

We may revise or supplement these Terms and Conditions from time to time. If we make any substantial changes to these Terms and Conditions, we will notify you by posting a prominent announcement on our site.

International Use

We make no claim that our site is appropriate or lawful for use or access outside the United States. If you access our site from outside the United States, you do so at your own risk. You are solely responsible for complying with all local laws, rules and regulations regarding online conduct and website access. By sending us User Communications or any of your data, you consent to its transfer to and storage within the United States.

Governing Law/Forum

These Terms and Conditions are governed by New York law. If we have a dispute regarding this policy or your use of our site, you agree that it shall be resolved solely in the state or federal courts located in the borough of Manhattan, New York City.

Contact Us

Please contact us using our contact form at http://www.healthsystemtracker.org/contact-us/ if you have any questions about the site or these Terms and Conditions.

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