Terms of Use

By using this website (the “Website”), you agree to these Terms of Use (“Agreement”). If you do not agree, do not use this Website. 

 

Healthcare

This Website and its content are for informational purposes only. It is not a substitute for personal health care or medical advice. Please seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider if you have a question regarding a medical condition.  The information available on the Website is not provided as a professional service or as medical advice for specific conditions, but rather provides general information about certain health and medical conditions.  If you have, or suspect you may have, a health condition, you should consult your health care provider for specific medical advice.  IF YOU HAVE REASON TO BELIEVE THERE IS A MEDICAL EMERGENCY, IMMEDIATELY CALL 911 OR YOUR LOCAL EMERGENCY NUMBER. 

Use of this Website is intended to be helpful in making you more informed about health care needs and issues, but none of the educational information available through the Website was or will be developed for you personally.  You should not disregard any advice or treatment from your health professional based on your interpretation of what you may read on this Website.  If you want or need information related to your personal health condition, please contact your health care provider. 

Nothing on this Website or available through this Website is intended to be, and cannot be taken to be, the practice of any healthcare profession for which a license, certification, or other credential is required.  Your access to or use of the website does not in any way create a provider/patient, confidential or privileged relationship, or any other relationship that would give rise to any duties on the part of Type 1 Health Northwest. 

 

Communications with us

Although we encourage you to e-mail us, we do not want you to, and you should not, e-mail us any content that contains confidential information, including personal health information.  Personal health information and any other confidential information you wish to electronically share with us must be transmitted through the patient portal only.  

With respect to all e-mails and communications you send to us, including, but not limited to, feedback, questions, comments, suggestions and the like, we shall be free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques contained in your communications for any purpose whatsoever, including but not limited to, the development, production, and marketing of products and services that incorporate such information without compensation or attribution to you.

 

Copyright

You may use the materials on this Website for your personal, non-commercial purposes. You may not reproduce, duplicate, distribute (including by way of email, facsimile or other electronic means), publish, modify, copy or transmit material from this Website unless you have obtained prior written consent from Type 1 Health Northwest.

 

Links

This Website may provide links to other websites that are not owned or controlled by Type 1 Health Northwest ("Third Party Websites"). We may provide links to connect you to additional sources of information or services. Type 1 Health Northwest is not responsible for the content, security or privacy practices of Third Party Websites and does not make any representations regarding the content or accuracy of the materials on such Third Party Websites. Please review the privacy statement and any terms of use of each Third Party Website you visit. Unless we specifically advise you otherwise in writing, links to Third Party Websites do not constitute or imply endorsement by Type 1 Health Northwest of those sites, the information they contain or any products or services they describe. Type 1 Health Northwest does not receive payment or other remuneration in exchange for you linking to or using any Third Party Website.

 

Amendment and termination

We reserve the right to amend, restrict, suspend, or terminate the Website or this Agreement at any time and without notice or liability to you. 

 

No Warranties; Limitation of Liability

Your use of this website is at your own risk. EXCEPT AS OTHERWISE PROVIDED IN THIS AGREEMENT, THIS WEBSITE IS PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NONINFRINGEMENT. TYPE 1 HEALTH NORTHWEST MAKES NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THIS WEBSITE, AND SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTY AS TO THE SUITABILITY, RELIABILITY, TIMELINESS OR ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THIS WEBSITE FOR ANY PURPOSE. TYPE 1 HEALTH NORTHWEST DOES NOT WARRANT THE WEBSITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THIS SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES SUCH MATERIALS AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. TYPE 1 HEALTH NORTHWEST DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF THE MATERIALS IN THIS SITE IN TERMS OF THEIR CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE. 

IN NO EVENT SHALL TYPE 1 HEALTH NORTHWEST BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF YOUR ACCESS TO, OR USE OF, THIS WEBSITE OR THE CONTENT THEREON, WHETHER IN A CONTRACT ACTION OR BASED ON NEGLIGENCE, OR OTHER TORT ACTION, OR ANY OTHER CLAIM WHATSOEVER, EVEN IF TYPE 1 HEALTH NORTHWEST OR A TYPE 1 HEALTH NORTHWEST AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. 

 

Indemnity

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold Type 1 Health Northwest and its officers, employees, affiliates, agents and contractors harmless from any and all liabilities, costs, and expenses, including reasonable attorneys' fees, related to any violation of these terms by you or your authorized users, or in connection with the use of the Website or the Internet or the placement or transmission of any message or information on this website by you or your authorized users. 

 

Members

The Website may allow users to register as members.  Members are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of their password and account. Members are responsible for any and all activities that occur under their login credentials. Members shall indemnify, defend, and hold Type 1 Health Northwest harmless for any liability or expense arising from such activities. Members agree to immediately notify the providers of any unauthorized use of their account or any other breach of security known to them. We reserve the right to delete or change a member’s password, sign-in name, or other unique identifier at any time and for any reason and shall have no liability to you for any loss or damage caused by such action.

 

Online privacy

This Website automatically collects information about your Internet connection, as do most websites that use “cookies.” 

This information is “non-personal information” and does not identify you personally. Type 1 Health Northwest uses this non-personal information to monitor the effectiveness of this Website and to consider potential improvements to this Website. You may control how websites use cookies by configuring the privacy settings in your browser, however if you disable cookies entirely, this Website may not function properly. In some instances, the Website collects personally identifiable information (such as email address, name, phone number, etc.). This information is collected only when volunteered by the user—for example, when registering with the patient portal or as a Member.

We may use the information you submit to improve the Website and to better provide information that may be of interest to you.  We do not sell, trade, or rent personal information about our users.  We do not share this information with any other parties, except if required by law.

 

Choice of Law

This Agreement and any action related thereto is governed by the laws of the State of Washington without regard to its conflict of laws provisions.  Any such action must be brought in King County Superior Court in the State of Washington.

Last updated: October 1, 2017