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Terms of Use
These terms of use describe your rights and responsibilities when using the Missouri Hospital Association’s Web site, MissouriHealthMatters.com. Please read them carefully.

Acceptance of Terms
MissouriHealthMatters.com, including all site-related content and services, is provided by the Missouri Hospital Association (“MHA,” “we,” “us”). Your use of MissouriHealthMatters.com is subject to your compliance with the terms and conditions set forth in this Terms of Use agreement (“Terms of Use”), which supplement any additional guidelines or other terms posted by MHA in relation to specific site-related services or content. Although you can access and read portions of MissouriHealthMatters.com just by visiting the site, you must sign up to use certain MissouriHealthMatters.com features, such as receiving e-mail alerts.

Please note that we reserve the right to update or modify the Terms of Use without advance notice by posting a revised Terms of Use to this Web site. By using MissouriHealthMatters.com, you agree to be bound by the version of the Terms of Use then in effect. If at any point you no longer agree to the Terms of Use, please discontinue your use of MissouriHealthMatters.com. MHA may deny service to you at any time, including in the event you do not adhere to the Terms of Use.

MissouriHealthMatters.com provides links to other Web sites and resources. Because MHA has no control over these sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that MHA does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. MHA is providing these links to you only as a convenience. MHA has the right but not the obligation to block links from or to MissouriHealthMatters.com at any time.

MHA is not responsible for any comments made by contributors to article or event pages. However, MHA will exercise its right to moderate and edit comments that are deemed to be offensive or unsuited to the subject matter of this site.

Privacy Policy
All information provided by you or collected by us during visits to MissouriHealthMatters.com, including when you register to become a member or sign up to use certain features, is governed by MHA’s Internet Privacy Policy, which is hereby incorporated into the Terms of Use by this reference. Please review it carefully by clicking here.

Jurisdictional Issues
MissouriHealthMatters.com is controlled and operated by MHA from its principal office in the state of Missouri U.S.A., and is not intended to subject MHA to the laws or jurisdiction of any other state, country or territory. Those who choose to access MissouriHealthMatters.com do so on their own initiative and at their own risk, and are solely responsible for complying with all local laws, rules and regulations.

You agree that MHA, in its sole discretion, may terminate your use of MissouriHealthMatters.com or any part thereof, at any time and for any reason, including if MHA believes that you have violated or acted inconsistently with the spirit of the Terms of Use. Further, you agree that MHA will not be liable to you or any third party for any termination of your access to MissouriHealthMatters.com.

MissouriHealthMatters.com is provided “as is” without warranties of any kind, whether express, implied or statutory. You agree that you must evaluate and bear all risks associated with the use of MissouriHealthMatters.com, and any reliance on the accuracy, completeness or usefulness thereof. To the fullest extent permissible under applicable law, MHA disclaims all warranties with respect to MissouriHealthMatters.com.

MissouriHealthMatters.com may include inadvertent inaccuracies or errors, or information or materials that violate the Terms of Use. Additionally, the possibility exists that a third party could make unauthorized alterations to MissouriHealthMatters.com content or features. Although we attempt to ensure the integrity of MissouriHealthMatters.com, we make no guarantees as to its completeness or correctness. In the event that a situation arises in which MissouriHealthMatters.com’s completeness or correctness is in question, please contact us with, if possible, a description of the material to be checked and the location (URL) where such material can be found on MissouriHealthMatters.com, as well as information sufficient to enable us to contact you.

Limitation of Liability
Neither MHA nor any of our affiliates, directors, officers or consultants are responsible or liable for any indirect, incidental, consequential, special, exemplary, punitive or other damages under any contract, negligence, strict liability or other theory arising out of or relating in any way to MissouriHealthMatters.com and/or materials contained thereon, any linked site or any content or service available through MissouriHealthMatters.com. Your sole remedy for dissatisfaction with the site, content, services or any linked site is to stop your use of it.

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless MHA and our directors, officers, employees and consultants from and against any and all claims, damages, losses, costs (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) and other expenses that arise out of or from: (a) your activities in connection with MissouriHealthMatters.com; (b) any violation of these Terms of Use by you; or (c) any allegation that any submissions or other materials you submit to us or transmit to MissouriHealthMatters.com infringe or otherwise violate the copyright, trademark, trade secret, or other intellectual property or other rights of any third party.