Acceptance of Terms

 

Welcome to the web site of Virtual Medical Consultations (“VMC”).  PLEASE READ THESE TERMS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS WEB SITE. These Terms of Use are entered into by and between VMC and you.  By accessing and using this web site in any way, including browsing the web site, using any information, using any materials or content, uploading any content, using any services, downloading any materials or content, and/or using our services, you agree to and are bound by these Terms of Use. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO ALL OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CONTAINED IN THESE TERMS OF USE, DO NOT USE THIS WEB SITE.

Dr. Lieberman does not provide in-person or real time medical consultations through this web site.  This web site is for virtual medical consultations only.  In addition, Dr. Lieberman provides virtual medical consultations only to patients located in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.  If you are not located in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, you may not use this web site or our services.  This web site is not an attempt to practice medicine or provide specific medical advice, nor does use of this web site create a doctor-patient relationship.  Should you request a virtual medical consultation, we will use the information you submit to arrange a consultation with Dr. Lieberman as appropriate.

 

Do not use this web site or online communications or our services for emergencies, trauma, surgical advice, or escalating conditions like chest pain or fevers or to report an emergency or for urgent requests.  In a virtual medical consultation the physician might miss an opportunity to pick up subtle medical indicators that would be apparent during an in-person consultation. Whether or not you use this web site and our services, you should consult with a primary physician who can monitor your health in real time (if this is not Dr. Lieberman).

 

In providing supplemental information about your condition and options for further steps in the health care process, neither VMC nor Dr. Lieberman takes the place of or plays the role of your primary physician or other health care providers.  We do not perform physical examinations, make diagnoses, provide physician referrals, or prescribe medications or other treatments.  Our recommendations are in no way to be considered a critique of your health care provider(s) and are intended neither to support nor to defend any malpractice claim.

 

 

 

Limits on Use of Materials and Content

 

All materials and content contained on this web site are the copyrighted property of VMC, its affiliates and/or third party licensors, and all trademarks, service marks and trade names are proprietary to VMC, its affiliates and/or third party licensors, except material in the public domain or used with permission.  No portion of this site, including but not limited to the text, images, audio or video, may be used in any manner, or for any purpose, except personal and non-commercial use as authorized by these Terms of Use, without VMC's express written consent.  You may not modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any information, software, products or services obtained from this site without the written permission of VMC.

 

By entering this site you acknowledge and agree that any name, logo, trademark, service mark, registration mark or material or content contained on this site is owned or licensed by VMC, except material in the public domain or used with permission, and may not be used by you without prior written consent, except for personal and non-commercial use as authorized by these Terms of Use. VMC will aggressively enforce its intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law. Sound, graphics, charts, information, written material or images of places or people are either property of VMC or used on this site with permission. Your use of any of these materials is prohibited unless specifically provided for on this site. Any unauthorized use of these materials may subject you to penalties or damages, including but not limited to those related to violation of trademarks, copyrights, privacy, and publicity rights.

 

DISCLAIMER

 

ALL INFORMATION, DOCUMENTATION, MATERIALS, SERVICES AND PUBLICATIONS ARE PROVIDED "AS-IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND AND VMC AND ITS AFFILIATES HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. VMC DOES NOT WARRANT THAT ACCESS TO THIS SITE WILL BE ERROR OR VIRUS FREE.

 

VMC AND ITS AFFILIATES, AND THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, SUBCONTRACTORS, AGENTS, SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS (COLLECTIVELY REFERRED TO AS "VMC  PARTIES") WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS, INJURY, CLAIM, LIABILITY, OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND RESULTING IN ANY WAY FROM (A) ANY DEFICIENCY IN THE WEB SITE OR THE INFORMATION/ SERVICES PROVIDED VIA THE WEB SITE (COLLECTIVELY, THE "SERVICE") OR ANY ERRORS IN THE MATERIALS OR CONTENT ON WHICH IT IS BASED OR ANY INSTRUCTION OR OTHER MATERIALS DESCRIBING THE SERVICE OR ITS USE OR PRODUCTS, (B) THE UNAVAILABILITY OR INTERRUPTION OF THE SERVICE (OR ANY PART THEREOF), (C) ANY USE OF THE SERVICE BY YOU (REGARDLESS OF WHETHER YOU RECEIVED ANY ASSISTANCE FROM A VMC PARTY IN USING THE SERVICE) WHETHER IN UPLOADING OR DOWNLOADING CONTENT TO THE WEB SITE OR OTHERWISE, (D) YOUR USE OF ANY EQUIPMENT IN CONNECTION WITH THE SERVICE, (E) THE VMC WEB SITE OR THE CONTENT THEREOF, OR (F) ANY DELAY OR FAILURE IN PERFORMANCE BEYOND THE REASONABLE CONTROL OF A VMC PARTY. THE AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF THE VMC PARTIES IN CONNECTION WITH ANY CLAIM ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE SERVICE OR ANY MATTER RELATED TO THE WEB SITE SHALL NOT EXCEED ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS. YOUR RIGHT TO MONETARY DAMAGES IN THAT AMOUNT SHALL BE IN LIEU OF ALL OTHER REMEDIES WHICH YOU MAY HAVE AGAINST ANY VMC PARTY. THE VMC PARTIES SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, REASONABLE ATTORNEYS' FEES) IN ANY WAY DUE TO, RESULTING FROM, OR ARISING IN CONNECTION WITH THE SERVICE OR ANY MATTER RELATED TO THE WEB SITE.

EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY PROVIDED OTHERWISE, YOU ASSUME ALL RISKS CONCERNING THE SUITABILITY AND ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION WITHIN THE WEB SITE, MATERIALS, PUBLICATIONS AND DOCUMENTS. THE WEB SITE, MATERIALS, PUBLICATIONS AND DOCUMENTS MAY CONTAIN TECHNICAL INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. VMC AND ITS AFFILIATES ASSUME NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR AND DISCLAIM ALL LIABILITY FOR ANY SUCH INACCURACIES, ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THE WEB SITE, MATERIALS, PUBLICATIONS AND DOCUMENTS AND IN ANY OTHER REFERENCE.

 

THE WEB SITE CONTAIN MAY CONTAIN LINKS TO THIRD-PARTY SITES WHICH ARE NOT UNDER THE CONTROL OF VMC AND VMC IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CONTENTS ON ANY LINKED SITE OR ANY LINK CONTAINED IN A LINKED SITE, OR ANY CHANGES OR UPDATES TO SUCH SITES. VMC IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR WEBCASTING OR ANY OTHER FORM OF TRANSMISSION RECEIVED FROM ANY LINKED SITE. VMC IS PROVIDING THESE LINKS TO YOU ONLY AS A CONVENIENCE, AND THE INCLUSION OF ANY LINK DOES NOT IMPLY THAT VMC ENDORSES OR ACCEPTS ANY RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE CONTENT ON SUCH THIRD-PARTY SITES.

 

No Unlawful or Prohibited Use

 

As a condition of your use of the web site, you will not use the web site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms of Use. You may not use the Service in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair any VMC server, or the network(s) connected to any VMC server, or interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of the web site. You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to services, materials, other accounts, computer systems or networks connected to any VMC server or to the web site, through hacking, password mining or any other means. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available through the web site.

 

Indemnity

 

As a condition to your use of this web site, you agree to indemnify, defend and hold VMC, and its affiliates, and their respective officers, directors, agents, employees, subcontractors, successors and assigns, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your submissions, your use of the web site, your connection to the web site, your violation of these Terms of Use, or your violation of any rights of another.

 

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Terms of Use and Privacy Policy Updates

 

We may update these Terms of Use and our Privacy Policy at any time by posting the updated Terms of Use and Privacy Policy on this site.  Your use of this site after such posting will constitute consent to the updated or changed Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

If you have questions or suggestions, please contact us at: admin@virtualmedicalconsultations.com

 

Privacy Policy

 

VMC has adopted the following privacy policy which describes how we will treat the information we collect from you when you visit this site.

It is the primary policy of VMC to respect and protect the privacy of its users. VMC has taken reasonable steps to store information internally in a controlled, secure environment.

 

Only our specifically designated physicians and staff will have access to your personal and medical information.

 

All communication is encrypted. All storage of information is accessible only to the patient and the designated physicians and staff, not to vendors or system operators.  All information is password protected, and encrypted at the database level.  You should understand, however, that electronic transmissions on the Internet are not necessarily secure from interception, and we cannot guarantee the security or confidentiality of such transmissions.

 

VMC will not rent or sell information obtained from you under any circumstances. In addition, information gathered from you will only be used in connection with your consultation.

 

All personal and medical information we obtain from you will be provided by you with your express consent only. We will not disclose this personal and medical information to any third party without your consent.

 

Any non-personally identifiable information, for example, your age, which we obtain from you, may be used for research and development purposes in order to improve this site or develop and improve our operations generally.

 

In addition to collecting personal and non-personal information, we may also collect non-personal, aggregated information about visitors' use of this site. This information is not personally identifiable and will only be used to find out how visitors use this site.

 

As with many other web sites, we may make use of browser "cookies". Cookies are small text files that may be placed on your computer’s hard disk by our server when you visit this site. They allow us to recognize repeat users, facilitate your access to and use of this site and track usage behavior and compile aggregate data that will allow us to continue to develop and improve the site and our services generally.

 

We reserve the right to share information in order to respond to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process, or to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims.

 

We may also share information in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of our Terms of Use and this Privacy Policy, or as otherwise required by law.

 

 

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