Terms of Use Statement

These terms of use apply to all Websites owned, operated, licensed, or controlled by Western Maryland Hospital Center (sometimes hereinafter referred to as “WMHC”). Please read these terms and conditions carefully before using this Website. By using this Website or any other site owned, operated, licensed, or controlled by WMHC, you signify your assent to these terms of use. If you do not agree to these terms of use, you may not access or otherwise use the site. WMHC reserves the right, at its discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of these terms at any time. Please check these terms periodically for changes. Your continued use of this site or any other WMHC Website following the posting of changes to these terms will mean you accept those changes.

Copyright and Privacy Notice

Copyright Status: Most information at this site is in the public domain. Unless otherwise stated, these documents may be freely distributed without modification and used for non-commercial, scientific, educational or personal purposes. However, you may encounter documents or portions of documents contributed by private companies or organizations. Other parties may retain all rights to publish or reproduce these documents. Commercial use of the documents on this site may be protected under U.S. and foreign copyright laws. In no event shall materials from this Website be stored in any information storage and retrieval system without prior written permission from WMHC.

Intellectual Property

This Website is protected by copyright as a collective work and/or compilation, pursuant to U.S. copyright laws, international conventions and other laws. Unless otherwise indicated, the Content, including, but not limited to, graphic images, buttons, layout, trademarks, logos, text, and other materials contained in this Website and in the other sites of WMHC are the exclusive property of Western Maryland Hospital Center, and/or its related, affiliated and subsidiary organizational units, or its third party licensors.

Software Quality

WMHC and/or its related, affiliated and subsidiary organizational units do not warrant that any information, software or other material accessible through one of their Web pages is free of defects, viruses, worms, trojan horses or other harmful components.

Objectionable Information and Materials

When accessing or making use of any service provided on the Web pages of WMHC you may not:

  • post or transmit any unlawful, threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, profane, or otherwise objectionable information of any kind, including without limitation, any transmissions constituting or encouraging conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any local, national or international law, including without limitation, the U.S. export control laws and regulations;
  • post or transmit any information or software which contains a virus, worm, trojan horse or other harmful component; restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Website; post, publish, transmit, reproduce, distribute or in any way exploit any information, software or other material obtained through our Web pages for commercial purposes (other than expressly permitted by the provider of such information, software or other material); or
  • upload, post, publish, transmit, reproduce or distribute in any way, information, software or other material obtained through our Web pages which is protected by copyright, or other proprietary right, or derivative works with respect thereto, without obtaining permission of the copyright owner or right holder, or upload, post, publish, reproduce, transmit or distribute in any way any component of our Web pages themselves or derivative works with respect thereto, except where expressly permitted in writing.

Disclaimer of Liability

For documents available from this site, Western Maryland Hospital Center does not warrant or assume any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, apparatus, product, or process disclosed.

Disclaimer of Endorsement

WMHC does not endorse or recommend any commercial products, processes, or services. The views and opinions of authors expressed on the WMHC Website do not necessarily state or reflect those of Western Maryland Hospital Center, and they may not be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes.

The Western Maryland Hospital Center Website may provide links to other Internet sites only for the convenience of World Wide Web users. WMHC is not responsible for the availability or content of these external sites, nor does WMHC endorse, warrant or guarantee the products, services or information described or offered at these other Internet sites.

Privacy

This Website is provided as a public service by Western Maryland Hospital Center. Of the information we learn about you from your visit to our Website, we may store the following: the domain name from which you access the Internet, the date and time, the Internet address of the Website from which you linked directly to our site, the name of the file or the words you searched, and the browser used to access our site. This information is used to measure the number of visitors to the various sections of our site and identify system performance or problem areas. We also use this information to help us expand the coverage of the site to assist users in finding health information. We do not use “cookies” on our website, unless specifically stated otherwise.