Terms of Use

Last Updated:  August 24, 2016

 

These Terms of Use are a binding legal agreement between you and Seattle Children’s Clinically Integrated Network, LLC (also known as Seattle Children’s Care Network or SCCN, and referred to herein as “SCCN”).  Your access to and use of this Website and any page contained herein, including all Website pages whose URL includes “seattleccn.org,” all of which are collectively referred to below as the “Website”, is subject to these Terms of Use and all applicable laws. Please read the following information carefully before accessing this Website. If you do not agree to be bound by these terms and conditions, you are not authorized to access or use this Website. BY ACCESSING OR USING THIS WEBSITE, YOU ACCEPT THESE TERMS OF USE.  

 

SCCN reserves the right at any time to, among other actions:

  • Change the terms and conditions of these Terms of Use;
  • Change or discontinue at any time the Website and/or any content, feature, functionality or other operation of the Website;
  • Deny, limit or terminate your use of and/or access to the Website.

 

You understand and agree that SCCN may change these Terms of Use from time to time, and that any such changes will be effective immediately upon SCCN’s posting of the modified Terms of Use on the Website.  Your continued access or use of the Website after SCCN posts the modified Terms of Use will constitute your consent to be bound by the modified Terms of Use. SCCN encourages you to return to this page periodically to ensure familiarity with the most current version of the Terms of Use.

 

Ownership of Website Content.  Unless otherwise indicated and excluding User Content (as defined below in this Terms of Use), the Website and all content and materials therein, including but not limited to the SCCN name and logo and all designs, text, graphics, pictures, information, data, software, sound files, other files and the selection and arrangement thereof (collectively, "Website Content") are the proprietary property of SCCN or its affiliates, licensors, suppliers or users and are protected by U.S. and international copyright laws.

 

SCCN grants you a limited, nonexclusive, non-sublicensable, revocable license to access and use the Website and Website Content for your informational, noncommercial and personal use. Such license excludes: (a) any resale of the Website or Website Content; (b) the distribution, public performance or public display of any Website Content; (c) modifying or otherwise making any derivative uses of the Website and/or the Website Content, or any portion thereof; (d) use of any data mining, robots or similar data gathering or extraction methods; (e) downloading (other than page caching) of any portion of the Website, the Website Content or any information contained therein; or (f) any use of the Website or the Website Content other than for its intended purpose. Any other use of the Website or the Website Content, without the prior written permission of SCCN, is strictly prohibited and will terminate the license granted herein. Such unauthorized use may also violate applicable laws, including but not limited to copyright and trademark laws and applicable communications regulations and statutes.

 

If you believe that anything on the Website infringes upon any copyright which you own or control, you may file a notification of such infringement with our designated agent as follows:

 

Seattle Children's Care Network
Attn: Sara Ross
4500 Sand Point Way NE, Suite 216
Seattle, WA 98105

 

Your Use of this Website.  In connection with your access to and/or use of the Website, you agree that you will not:

  • Access or use this Website for any purpose in violation of applicable local, state, national or international laws;
  • Access or use this Website as a means to distribute advertising or other unsolicited material to any person or entity;
  • Attempt to disable, "hack" or otherwise interfere with the proper functioning of this Website;

 

Your Content.  The Website may include discussion forums, bulletin boards, chat features and/or other interactive features or areas (collectively, "Interactive Areas"), where you and other users may create, post, transmit or store any content, such as comments, questions, feedback, etc. on the Website ("User Content"). User Content may be publicly-viewable and may include your name, member identification and/or profile. You agree that you are solely responsible for your User Content and for your use of such Interactive Areas, and that you use the Interactive Areas at your own risk.  By using any Interactive Areas, you agree not to post, upload to, transmit, distribute, store, create or otherwise publish or send through the Website any of the following:

  • User Content that is unlawful, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, indecent, lewd, suggestive, harassing, threatening, abusive, inflammatory, fraudulent or otherwise objectionable;
  • User Content that would violate the rights of any party or that would otherwise create liability or violate any local, state, national or international law;
  • User Content that includes any personally identifiable information of a third party, including any protected health information (PHI);
  • User Content that may violate the publicity, privacy or data protection rights of others;
  • User Content that makes false or misleading statements or claims;
  • User Content that may infringe any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other intellectual or proprietary right of any party;
  • User Content that impersonates any person or entity or otherwise misrepresents your affiliation with a person or entity;
  • Viruses, malware of any kind, corrupted data or other harmful, disruptive or destructive files or code; and
  • User Content that, in the sole judgment of SCCN, restricts or inhibits any other person from using or enjoying the Website or which may expose SCCN or other Website users to any harm or liability of any type.

Although SCCN has no obligation to screen, edit or monitor any of the User Content posted on the Website, SCCN reserves the right, and has absolute discretion, to remove, screen or edit any User Content posted or stored on the Website at any time and for any reason without notice, and you are solely responsible for creating backup copies and replacing any User Content you post or store on the Website at your sole cost and expense.  Except as otherwise provided herein, SCCN claims no ownership or control over any User Content, however, by submitting or posting User Content on the Website, you grant SCCN a nonexclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable and fully sublicensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display such User Content on the Website. 

 

Hyperlinks.  The Website may contain hyperlinks to websites offered by parties other than SCCN. Such hyperlinks are provided for reference and convenience only. SCCN does not control such other websites and is not responsible for their content.

 

Disclaimer.  YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE WEBSITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE WEBSITE IS PROVIDED "AS IS” AND SCCN, ITS AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, MEMBERS, LICENSORS, THIRD PARTY PROVIDERS, VENDORS, AGENTS AND THE LIKE HEREBY EXCLUDE, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED AND STATUTORY, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, SATISFACTORY QUALITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND/OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.  SCCN DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE WEBSITE AND/OR YOUR USE AND/OR ACCESS TO THE WEBSITE WILL BE SECURE, ACCURATE, RELIABLE, UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE.  SCCN WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM YOUR USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE WEBSITE OR ITS CONTENT.  SCCN RESERVES THE RIGHT, AT ANY TIME, TO MODIFY, SUSPEND, OR DISCONTINUE THE WEBSITE AND/OR ANY WEBSITE FEATURE WITH OR WITHOUT NOTICE AND WITHOUT LIABILITY TO YOU.

 

Limitation of Liability.  UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE, SHALL SCCN OR ANYONE ELSE INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING, STORING, HOSTING, OPERATING OR DISTRIBUTING THE WEBSITE BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES AND/OR EXPENSES WHATSOEVER ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH YOUR ACCESS OR USE OF THE WEBSITE, ANY DELAY OR INABILITY TO USE THE WEBSITE, OR FOR ANY INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES OBTAINED OR SUGGESTED THROUGH THE WEBSITE, WHETHER SUCH DAMAGES ARE BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. YOU SPECIFICALLY AGREE THAT SCCN, ITS AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, MEMBERS, LICENSORS, THIRD PARTY PROVIDERS, VENDORS OR AGENTS, OR ANY OF THEIR SUCCESSORS OR ASSIGNS, SHALL HAVE ANY LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ANY REASON OR UNDER ANY THEORY WHATSOEVER, BASED UPON THE INFORMATION PROVIDED ON OR THROUGH THE WEBSITE OR YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE. Because some states do not permit the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, the above limitation may not apply to you.

 

Indemnification.  You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless SCCN, its affiliates, officers, directors, employees, members, licensors, third party providers, vendors and agents from and against any claims, demands, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) arising out of or related to (i) your access and/or use of the this Website, including any content, product and/or service, if any, offered or suggested through this Website, (ii) your violation or alleged violation of these Terms of Use; and/or (iii) your violation of the rights of any third party.

 

Governing Law.  The Website is created and controlled by SCCN in the State of Washington. These Terms of Use are governed exclusively by the laws of the State of Washington, without regard to its conflict of laws principles and you hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts located in King County, Washington for all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of this Website or these Terms of Use.

 

Termination.  SCCN reserves the right, without notice and SCCN’s sole discretion, to terminate your right to access or use the Website, or any portion of the Website, and to block or prevent your future access to and use of the Website or any portion of the Website.

 

Contact Us. If you have any questions, comments or concerns about this Terms of Use, please contact: 

 

Seattle Children's Care Network
Attn: Sara Ross
4500 Sand Point Way NE, Suite 216
Seattle, WA 98105