HIMSS Foundation Legal

DISCLAIMER

The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society Foundation (HIMSS Foundation) Internet site on the World Wide Web, www.himss.org, is a service that is intended to provide useful information for HIMSS Foundation members, consumers and other interested persons. While it is the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society Foundation's intent to always present accurate information, the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society Foundation makes no warranties regarding the correctness of the information provided on this Internet site, www.himss.org, and HIMSS Foundation does not endorse, approve or certify such information, nor does it guarantee the accuracy, completeness, efficacy, timeliness, or correct sequencing of such information. HIMSS Foundation accepts no liability for damages of any kind resulting from reliance on any of the information provided therein. By proceeding to use this service, each user expressly waives any and all rights of action that he or she may have against the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society Foundation arising out of use and/or reliance on the information on this service.

The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society Foundation, and its officers, Trustees, employees and agents assume no responsibility for consequences resulting from the use of the information herein, or in any respect for the content of such information, including, but not limited to, errors or omissions, the accuracy or reasonableness of factual or scientific assumptions, studies or conclusions, ownership of copyright or other intellectual property rights, damages incurred if material infects or contaminates a user's system or information, and the violation of property, privacy or personal rights of others. No guarantees or warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular use or purpose are made by HIMSS Foundation with respect to such information.

At certain places on this HIMSS Foundation Internet site, live links to other Internet addresses can be accessed. HIMSS Foundation does not endorse, approve, certify or control these external Internet addresses and does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, efficacy, timeliness or correct sequencing of information located at such addresses.

COPYRIGHT

The contents of all material available on this Internet site are copyrighted by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society Foundation unless otherwise indicated. All rights are reserved by the HIMSS Foundation and content may not be reproduced, downloaded, disseminated, published or transferred in any form or by any means, except with the prior written permission of the HIMSS Foundation, or as indicated below. Members of HIMSS Foundation may download pages or other content for their own use, consistent with the mission and purpose of HIMSS Foundation.

TRADEMARK

The names, trademarks, service marks and logos of HIMSS Foundation appearing on this site may not be used in any advertising or publicity, or otherwise to indicate HIMSS Foundation' sponsorship of or affiliation with any product or service, without HIMSS Foundation' prior express written permission.

PRIVACY POLICY

The Health Information and Management Systems Society Foundation(HIMSS Foundation) protects the privacy of individual web users. HIMSS Foundation does not disclose to third parties any information that may be associated with a particular individual gathered as a result of interaction with the HIMSS Foundation web site. HIMSS Foundation does assign a cookie to each site visitor so we can identify that user each time he or she returns to the web site. This cookie is used only to 1.) keep track of how many unique users visit the HIMSS Foundation web site, and 2.) assist the site’s collaborative filtering software in making more accurate content recommendations.