Ohio Medical Alliance's Privacy Policy and Terms & Conditions of Use

PLEASE READ THE PRIVACY POLICY AND TERMS OF USE CAREFULLY

By using this site, you agree to the Privacy Policy, as well as the Terms & Conditions of Use contained therein (collectively referred to as the "Terms of Use"). Your access to this site is subject to the Terms of Use we establish as well as all applicable laws.

WEBSITE PRIVACY POLICY

COLLECTION AND USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
Public Websites

When you visit Ohio Medical Alliance’s public websites, no personal information—such as your name, date of birth or telephone number —is collected, unless you provide us with that information voluntarily. Ohio Medical Alliance will not sell, license, transmit or disclose this information outside of Ohio Medical Alliance and its affiliated companies unless (a) expressly authorized by you, (b) necessary to enable Ohio Medical Alliance's contractors or agents to perform certain functions for us, or (c) required or permitted by law. In all cases, we will disclose the information consistent with applicable laws and regulations and we will require the recipient to protect the information and use it only for the purpose it was provided. 

Secure Website Services

When you visit Ohio Medical Alliance’s public websites, no personal information—such as your name, date of birth or telephone number —is collected, unless you provide us with that information voluntarily. Ohio Medical Alliance will not sell, license, transmit or disclose this information outside of Ohio Medical Alliance and its affiliated companies unless (a) expressly authorized by you, (b) necessary to enable Ohio Medical Alliance's contractors or agents to perform certain functions for us, or (c) required or permitted by law. In all cases, we will disclose the information consistent with applicable laws and regulations and we will require the recipient to protect the information and use it only for the purpose it was provided. 

Internet Protocol Addresses

You should also be aware that when you visit our websites, Ohio Medical Alliance may collect certain information that does not identify you personally, but provides us with "usage data," such as the number of visitors we receive or what pages are visited most often. This data helps us to analyze and improve the usefulness of the information we provide on these websites.

Cookies and Web Beacons

Like most commercial website owners, we may also use what is known as "cookie" technology. A "cookie" is an element of data that a website can send to your browser when you link to that website. It is not a computer program and has no ability to read data residing on your computer or instruct it to perform any step or function. By assigning a unique data element to each visitor, the website is able to recognize repeat users, track usage patterns and better serve you when you return to that site. The cookie does not extract other information about you, such as your name or address. Most browsers provide a simple procedure that will enable you to control whether you want to receive cookies by notifying you when a website is about to deposit a cookie file.

On some pages of the Ohio Medical Alliance website there may also be use of action tags, sometimes referred to as web beacons or 1x1 pixel graphics interchange format ("GIF") images. Such tags are used to monitor and assess the effectiveness of promotions and marketing. These tags work in combination with cookies, but do not collect or contain any personal information.

Collection of Information for Children Under 13

Ohio Medical Alliance does not direct its websites, or knowingly collect any information from any persons under the age of 13.

Online Security

Ohio Medical Alliance uses reasonable and appropriate security measures to safeguard the information that has been collected from you via the public or Secure Website Services. Among the measures that Ohio Medical Alliance has implemented for its websites are administrative, physical and technical safeguards.

TERMS & CONDITIONS OF USE

Disclaimer

Ohio Medical Alliance continually updates the information provided on its websites in order to keep the information as current and accurate as possible, however, it is possible that the websites may contain inaccuracies, errors or unauthorized modifications by third parties. Ohio Medical Alliance does not make any express or implied warranties as to the accuracy of any information on its websites.

Any links to other non-Ohio Medical Alliance websites are solely for your convenience in obtaining related information. Such inclusion or mention does not constitute or imply a recommendation or endorsement by Ohio Medical Alliance. Ohio Medical Alliance does not control the contents of these websites and does not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of any such information.

The information presented on our websites is not intended to constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation in connection with any service. If you are interested in any of Ohio Medical Alliance's services, please contact us for a complete description of the product and its availability.

Changes to Websites

Ohio Medical Alliance may change or update information on its websites at any time. Ohio Medical Alliance is not under any obligation to update information provided on its sites and so the information may be out of date at any given time.

Ownership, License and Restrictions on Use of Materials

This website is owned and operated by Ohio Medical Alliance, all material contained in our websites is protected by law. All copyright, service mark and other proprietary notices must be kept intact.

Limitations of Liability

Under no circumstances including, but not limited to, negligence, shall Ohio Medical Alliance or any of its related, affiliated companies be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or punitive damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use the Ohio Medical Alliance material. You specifically acknowledge and agree that Ohio Medical Alliance is not liable for any defamatory, offensive or illegal conduct of any user. If you are dissatisfied with any of the Ohio Medical Alliance material, or with any of Ohio Medical Alliance's terms of use and conditions, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using this Website.

Not a Substitute for Professional Health Care or Advice

The information contained in this site is general in nature and is intended for educational purposes only. It is not a substitute for the advice of health care professionals. If you have specific health care needs, or for complete health information, please see a doctor or other health care provider.

Jurisdiction

Except as described otherwise, all materials in the Ohio Medical Alliance sites are made available only to provide information about Ohio Medical Alliance. Ohio Medical Alliance controls and operates this site from its headquarters in Cleveland, Ohio, USA, and makes no representation that these materials are appropriate or available for use in other locations. If you use this site from other locations you are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws.

Social Media Terms and Conditions

BY ACCESSING, VIEWING, OR USING ANY SOCIAL MEDIA PAGES OPERATED BY OHIO MEDICAL ALLIANCE, LLC., ITS SUBSIDIARIES, OR ITS AFFILIATES, THE USER INDICATES ACCEPTANCE OF THE FOLLOWING SOCIAL MEDIA TERMS AND CONDITIONS AND AGREES TO BE LEGALLY BOUND BY THEM:

1. Ohio Medical Alliance, LLC., its subsidiaries, and affiliates (hereinafter “Ohio Medical Alliance) does not validate third party information posted on Ohio Medical Alliance’s pages on social media sites. Any comments, statements, or opinions on those pages are not endorsed by Ohio Medical Alliance, and do not necessarily reflect the views, policies, or procedures of Ohio Medical Alliance. The information, materials and services on Ohio Medical Alliance’s social media pages are provided to the user “as is,” without any express or implied representations or warranties of any kind, including any warranties as to merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement of intellectual property. Ohio Medical Alliance makes no representation or warranties as to any material or information posted on any Ohio Medical Alliance social media pages or that the user’s use of content posted on or material otherwise made available through Ohio Medical Alliance’s social media pages will not infringe the rights of third parties.

2. Users shall not post materials to any of Ohio Medical Alliance’s social media pages that are unlawful, proprietary, fraudulent, libelous, slanderous, defamatory, obscene, threatening, abusive, harassing, or infringing on the rights of any third-party, including intellectual property, privacy/confidentiality, or publicity rights. Ohio Medical Alliance does not permit any of these practices, and reserves the right to immediately remove or edit any content within its sole discretion.

3. By submitting content on or though Ohio Medical Alliance’s social media pages the user grants Ohio Medical Alliance an unrestricted, nonexclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, and fully sub licensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, and display such material throughout the world in any media. The user further agrees that Ohio Medical Alliance is free to use any ideas, concepts, and knowledge that the user provides to Ohio Medical Alliance on the social media site. The user also grants Ohio Medical Alliance the right to use the name submitted by the user in connection with such material. Ohio Medical Alliance reserves the right to alter the content on its social media sites at any time, but has no obligation to update any information on its social media sites. Ohio Medical Alliance has no intention of collecting personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13.

4. The materials posted to Ohio Medical Alliance’s social media pages are not advice. By making the content on Ohio Medical Alliance’s social media pages available to the user, Ohio Medical Alliance is not engaged in rendering any legal, medical, or other professional advice.

5. Users shall not post any personal or private health information, such as policy numbers, claim numbers, phone numbers, personal e-mail addresses, or any unique identifying information on a Ohio Medical Alliance social media page. Ohio Medical Alliance reserves the right to remove any social media posts that contain such information.

6. Users shall not post any links or other content that contain viruses or malicious software or otherwise violate any federal or state laws. Users shall not post advertisements or solicitations of business. Any postings of this nature on Ohio Medical Alliance social media pages may be removed.

7. Content on Ohio Medical Alliance’s social media pages (including, without limitation, text, design, graphics, logos, images, videos, as well as the selection and arrangement thereof) posted by Ohio Medical Alliance is the property of and owned by Ohio Medical Alliance, our licensors, or third party content providers, and is protected by copyright, trademark, and other applicable laws. Any other use of content on the site, including, but not limited to, the modification, distribution, transmission, performance, broadcast, publication, uploading, licensing, transfer, or sale of, or the creation of derivative works from, any material or information obtained from the site, or use of the site for purposes competitive to Ohio Medical Alliance, is expressly prohibited.

8. Ohio Medical Alliance’s social media pages may contain links to other web sites, some of which are operated by Ohio Medical Alliance and others which are operated by third parties. These links are provided as a convenience to the user and as an additional avenue of access to the information contained therein. Ohio Medical Alliance has not necessarily reviewed all the information on these other web sites and is not responsible for the content of those or any other sites or any products or services that may be offered through those or any other web sites. Inclusion of links to other sites should not be viewed as an endorsement of the content of linked web sites. Different terms and conditions may apply to the user’s use of any linked web sites.

9. Ohio Medical Alliance reserves the right to block or otherwise prohibit any person from accessing or using Ohio Medical Alliance’s social media pages for any reason whatsoever.

10. Users are ultimately responsible for the content posted on Ohio Medical Alliance’s social media pages, including the legality, reliability, appropriateness, originality, and copyright of any such material. Ohio Medical Alliance is not liable for any direct, or indirect, special, incidental, or consequential damages that may arise from the user’s use of Ohio Medical Alliance’s social media pages. Additionally, the user agrees to defend and indemnify Ohio Medical Alliance and each of our respective officers, agents, directors, shareholders, partners, licensors, service providers, and employees, from any loss, liability, claim, or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, issued by any third party due to or arising out of your use of Ohio Medical Alliance’s social media pages arising from a breach or alleged breach of these Terms and Conditions by the user (including, without limitation, any breach of the user’s representations and warranties set forth herein).

Ohio Medical Alliance does not give medical advice via its social media sites. If you are seeking medical advice, please contact a doctor’s office or call 911 in the case of an emergency.