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Terms of Use

Thank you for visiting UHealth – University of Miami Health System’s website. Please read these terms and conditions of use carefully before using this site.

The University of Miami (“UM”), which includes the Miller School of Medicine and UHealth – University of Miami Health System, is providing this website and all associated sites and webpages linked to uhealthsystem.com or uhealth.miami.edu (collectively, the “UM Site” or the “Site”) under the following terms and conditions (“Terms of Use”). By using this Site, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use. If you do not agree to all of these Terms of Use, please do not use this site.

UM reserves the right to revise, modify, or amend these Terms of Use at any time. Your continued use of the UM Site means you agree to be bound by such revisions, modifications, or amendments.

This Site Does Not Provide Medical Advice
Content on the UM Site and its affiliated websites, which may include but is not limited to text, graphics, images, or other information produced by UM or obtained from third-party content providers (“Content Providers”) and other material contained on the UM Site (“Content”) is for informational purposes only. The Content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to making any diagnostic, treatment, or other medical decisions. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking medical advice because of something you have read on the UM Site. All medical information presented on the Site should be discussed with your healthcare professional.
If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately. UM does not recommend or endorse any specific tests, physicians, products, procedures, opinions, or other information contained on the Site. Reliance on any information provided by UM, UM employees, Content Providers, others appearing on the Site at the invitation of UM, or other visitors to the Site is solely at your own risk.

Liability of UM & Its Content Providers
The UM Site and the Content are provided “AS-IS.”. UM, ITS CONTENT PROVIDERS, AND ITS SUPPLIERS, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTIES’ RIGHTS, AND FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE. UM WILL REGARD ALL ACCESS AS VOLUNTARY AND AT YOUR SOLE RISK. Without limiting the preceding statement, UM, its Content Providers, and its suppliers make no representations or warranties about the following:

  • The accuracy, reliability, completeness, currentness, or timeliness of the Content, software, text, graphics, links, or communications provided on or through the use of the UM Site or UM.
  • UM cannot and does not guarantee that content posted on the Site will not be viewed by unauthorized third parties, and cannot control the actions of others may either view or share information that has been posted.
  • UM cannot and does not guarantee or warrant against errors, omissions, delays, interruptions or losses, including loss of data.
  • UM does not warrant or guarantee that files available for downloading through this Site will be free of infections or viruses, worms, Trojan horses or other code that contains contaminating or destructive properties. While we will make reasonable efforts to prevent such files from appearing on the web site and to remove any such files that do appear, we make no assurances and we explicitly disclaim any responsibility for any such files and for any damage or effects caused by such files because of access to the Site.
  • UM does not guarantee continuous, uninterrupted or secure access to this Site.
  • UM does not guarantee the satisfaction of any government regulations requiring disclosure of information on prescription drug products or the approval or compliance of any software tools with regard to the Content contained on the Site.

IN NO EVENT SHALL UM, ITS CONTENT PROVIDERS, ITS SUPPLIERS, OR ANY THIRD PARTIES MENTIONED ON THE UM SITE BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIMS OR DAMAGES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DIRECT, INCIDENTAL AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, PERSONAL INJURY/WRONGFUL DEATH, LOST PROFITS, OR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM LOST DATA OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) RESULTING FROM THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE UM SITE OR THE CONTENT, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT UM IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. UM is not liable for any personal injury, including death, caused by your use or misuse of the Site, Content, or Public Areas (as defined below). Any claims arising in connection with your use of the Site, any Content, or the Public Areas must be brought within one (1) year of the date of the event giving rise to such action occurred. Remedies under these Terms of Use are exclusive and are limited to those expressly provided for in these Terms of Use.UM reserves the right to take any action it deems necessary to protect the personal safety of its users, faculty, employees and staff, and the integrity of its systems and sites. UM has no liability or responsibility to users of the UM Site or any other person or entity for performance or nonperformance of the aforementioned activities.

Copyright & Intellectual Property
The information available through the UM Site is the property of UM or its licensors and is protected by copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property laws. Other names and logos contained in this Site may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective company. Information received through the UM Site may be displayed, reformatted, and printed for your personal, non-commercial use only. You agree not to reproduce, retransmit, distribute, disseminate, sell, publish, broadcast, or circulate the information owned by UM or its licensors received through this Site to anyone, including but not limited to others in your organization. Any copy made of information obtained through this Site must include the copyright notice. Use, reproduction, copying, or redistribution of UM’s logos or other marks is strictly prohibited without written permission from UM.

Advertisements, Searches & Links to Other Sites
UM may provide links to third party web sites or information. UM does not recommend and does not endorse the content on any third-party websites. UM is not responsible for the content of linked third-party sites, sites framed within the UM Site, third-party sites provided as search results, or third-party advertisements, and does not make any representations regarding their content or accuracy. Your use of third-party websites is at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for such sites. UM does not endorse any product advertised on the UM Site.

Surveys
Occasionally, UM may offer a survey of visitors to the Site. The information from these surveys is used in aggregate form to help us understand the needs of our visitors so that we can improve our Site. If we do request contact information for follow-up, you may decline to provide it. If survey respondents provide personal information (such as email address) in a survey it is shared only with those people who need to see it to respond to the question or request.

Indemnity
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless UM, its officers, trustees, employees, agents, Content Providers, and suppliers, from and against any claims, actions or demands, liabilities and settlements including without limitation, reasonable legal and accounting fees, resulting from, or alleged to result from, your violation of these Terms of Use.

General
UM is a Florida not-for-profit corporation with its principal offices located in Coral Gables, Florida, U.S.A. If you access the UM Site from outside the United States, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with the laws of your jurisdiction. If any provision of these Terms of Use is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction as described in these Terms of Use, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms of Use, which shall remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any of these Terms of Use shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or condition or any other term or condition. The following provisions survive the expiration or termination of these Terms of Use for any reason whatsoever: Copyright and Intellectual Property, Liability of UM and Its Content Providers, Indemnity, Jurisdiction, and Complete Agreement.

Jurisdiction
These Terms of Use are governed by the laws of the State of Florida, without respect to its conflict of laws principles. You expressly agree that exclusive jurisdiction for any dispute with UM, or in any way relating to your use of the UM Site, resides in the state and federal courts of Miami-Dade County, Florida and you further agree and expressly consent to the exercise of personal jurisdiction in the state and federal courts of Miami-Dade County, Florida in connection with any such dispute including any claim involving UM or its affiliates, subsidiaries, employees, contractors, trustees, officers, directors, telecommunication providers, and content providers.

Complete Agreement
Except as expressly provided in a particular or specific notice on the UM Site, these Terms of Use and applicable UM policies constitute the entire agreement between you and UM with respect to the use of the UM Site and Content.