Some of our Services are protected by technical measures intended to safeguard the confidentiality, integrity and accessibility of sensitive information our users store and share using our Services. We call these “Protected Services.” One such safeguard is requiring each user to be authenticated by means of authorization (which we call, “Credentials”), such as unique identifiers, API keys, passwords, and the like. In order to obtain Credentials, you must provide certain information about yourself. If you are registering for a Protected Service, or accessing or using, or attempting to access or use, a Protected Service on behalf of, or for the benefit of, someone other than yourself – such as your employer, client or customer (each, a “Principal”) – you must also identify and provide information about each Principal.
If you sign up for one of our Protected Services you may be asked to agree to a user agreement, such as our Healthcare Provider User Agreement or our Patient Portal User Agreement (each such user agreement, your “User Agreement”). In such cases, you will be asked to agree to the terms of your User Agreement, for example, by checking a box or clicking on a button with terms such as “I agree” or “Create my EHR” or the like. In the event of a conflict between the terms of your User Agreement and of these Terms, the terms of your User Agreement shall control.
Your Credentials are unique to you. You should immediately notify us by calling us if your Credentials have been stolen or compromised. You are responsible for all activities that occur under your Credentials until you have properly notified us that your Credentials have been stolen or compromised. Further, you represent, warrant and covenant that:
We reserve the right to suspend or terminate your access to any Protected Service at any time, with or without cause or notice. We shall not be liable to you in any way if we suspend or terminate your access to a Protected Service or our Services.
To further protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of the information housed and shared on our Services, as well as the stability of our Services, you agree to the following additional safeguards. Accordingly, you agree that you will not, nor will you attempt to:
You are not eligible to use our Services (including obtaining a Credential or entering into a User Agreement) unless you are at least 18 years old and otherwise have the legal capacity to enter into a binding contract in your jurisdiction.
If you are the parent or guardian of an unemancipated minor, you may use the Services and enter into a User Agreement on behalf of such minor. By doing so, you represent and warrant that you have the legal capacity to act on behalf of such minor; and you acknowledge and agree, in such capacity, that all provisions of these Terms (and User Agreement, if applicable) that applicable to you are equally applicable to such minor.
Under no circumstances may our Services be used by a child under 13 years old.
Access to our Services is administered in the United States (“US”) and is intended for users in the US. You may not use our Services in any jurisdiction where offering, accessing or using our Services would be illegal or unlawful.
Our Services may include text, data, graphics, images, video or other content (collectively, “Content”) created by us or third parties, including other users, professionals, partners, advertisers, sponsors, consumers and governmental agencies. The Content is provided for general informational purposes, but should not be relied upon for personal, professional, medical or regulatory decisions. And we do not ensure the completeness, timeliness or accuracy of the Content.
Our Services may include advertisements or promotional messages sponsored by third parties (collectively, “Ads”). The manufacturers, services providers, distributors and resellers of the products and services identified in the Ads are solely responsible for the accuracy of their Ads and the suitability, efficacy, safety and quality of such products or services. An Ad does not in any way constitute or imply our recommendation or endorsement of such product or service.
Our Services may contain hyperlinks (including hyperlinked Ads) to websites operated by third parties, or to materials or information made available by third parties. Such links do not constitute or imply our endorsement of such third parties, or of the content of their sites, or the suitability, efficacy, safety or quality of their products or services, or the information privacy or security practices of their websites.
Some Content may include health- or medical-related information. Such Content is provided for general informational purposes only. We do not directly or indirectly practice medicine, render medical advice, or dispense medical services via our Services or otherwise, and nothing contained in our Services should be intended to be a medical diagnosis or treatment. No medical professional/patient relationship is created by your use of our Services or the Content. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health professional with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition, and never disregard professional medical advice or delay seeking treatment based on any Content or other information included in the Services. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your healthcare professional or your local emergency number (usually 911) immediately.
If you are a Professional, the Content may include information to assist you in clinical decision-making. This may include information and reminders concerning drug interactions, allergies, dosages, as well as general healthcare related information and resources, such as assessments. The information and materials available through our Services are for informational purposes only and are not intended to constitute professional advice, diagnosis or treatment, or to substitute for your professional judgment.
Some Content may include regulatory related information pertaining to you or your business. Such Content is provided for informational purposes only. We are not providing legal or regulatory advice and no attorney/client relationship is created by your use of our Services or the Content. Accordingly, always seek the advice of your attorney or advisor with any questions you may have regarding a law, regulation, or dispute.
You agree that all agreements, notices, authorizations, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically, as well as any acceptances, agreements, consents or authorizations that you provide to us electronically, satisfy any and all legal requirement(s) that such communications be in writing.
You understand and agree that we may, but are not obligated to, monitor, edit or remove any Content for any or no reason at any time. We are not responsible, however, for any delay or failure in removing any Content.
We may provide you with tools with which to report violations of the Community Standards or other provisions of these Terms. Notwithstanding the availability of such tools, you acknowledge and agree that we are under no obligation to take any action with respect to any such report.
We will respond to notices of alleged copyright infringement that comply with applicable law and are properly provided to us. If you believe that your Content has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide us with the following information:
We reserve the right to remove Content alleged to be infringing without prior notice, at our sole discretion, and without liability to you. In appropriate circumstances, Surgislate Inc. will also terminate a user’s account if the user is determined to be a repeat infringer.
Our designated copyright agent for notice of alleged copyright infringement is:
Attn: Copyright Agent
2519 35th street
Astoria NY 11103
If you submit to us any ideas, suggestions or proposals (collectively, “Suggestions”) relating to our Services or other products or services by any means – such as through “Contact Us,” by email or other communication channels, one of our communities or user forums, or to our customer support or other personnel. With respect to such Suggestions (1) we are under no obligation of confidentiality, express or implied, with respect to such Suggestions; (2) we are entitled to use or disclose (or choose not to use or disclose) such Suggestions in any way and for any purpose; (3) such Suggestions automatically become our property without any obligation; and (4) you are not entitled to any accounting, compensation or reimbursement of any kind from us under any circumstances.
Except for your Content, as between you and us, all right, title and interest in and to our Services, the Content, and the structure, organization and arrangement thereof, are and remain the exclusive property of us and our licensors. Except for the limited specific rights we expressly grant you above, you may not reproduce, modify or prepare derivative works based upon, distribute, sell, transfer, publicly display, publicly perform, exploit or otherwise use our Services or any Content.
We reserve the right to monitor any and all use of our Services, and investigate any activity we suspect violates these Terms, a User Agreement, our rights or interest, or the rights or interests of any person or entity.
We reserve the right, to the fullest extent permitted under law, to cooperate with any governmental authority or third party investigating conduct that may be illegal or harm any individual or entity or violates their respective rights. If, for example, a user threatens to physically harm another user or any other individual, we reserve the right to fully cooperate with law enforcement authorities and the threatened individual. You hereby consent to our cooperation in such investigation.
You will indemnify, defend and hold harmless Surgislate Inc. and any of its affiliates, officers, directors, employees, agents, representatives, partners and licensors from and against any and all claims, actions, proceedings, suits, liabilities, damages, settlements, penalties, fines, losses, or expenses, including attorneys’ fees, costs and disbursements, arising out of or in any way connected with your use of our Services.
The interpretation of these Terms and the resolution of any disputes arising under these Terms shall be governed by the laws of the State of California, without regard to its conflict of laws provisions. These Terms shall not be governed by the United Nations Convention on Contract for the International Sale of Goods, the application of which is expressly disclaimed. If any action or other proceeding is brought on or in connection with these Terms, you agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction of the state and federal courts located in the City of New York and County of Queens in the State of New York, and agree not to bring any action relating to the use of our Services or to these of these Terms in any court in any jurisdiction other than the state or federal courts located in the county of Queens, State of New York. We shall have the right to commence and prosecute any legal or equitable action or proceeding before any US or non-US court of competent jurisdiction to enforce these Terms or to protect our or any third party’s rights in our Services or any data, information or other content made available via our Services. You hereby waive any right to a jury trial. You also agree that we may bring suit in court to enjoin any violation of these Terms without the posting of a bond or security, in addition to whatever remedies we might have at law. In any dispute between you and us where we prevail, we shall be entitled to recover our reasonable attorney fees, court costs, disbursements, and other legal expenses.
You agree and acknowledge that we may suspend or terminate your authorization to access any of our Services, with or without notice or cause, for any or no reason, and without any liability to you. Sections 4.1 through 4.14 shall survive any termination or expiration of these Terms.
Access to our services and the information and content contained thereon is provided “as is” and “as available” and we hereby expressly disclaim all warranties of any kind, whether expressed, implied, statutory or otherwise, including but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement and title. We do not warrant that the services will be uninterrupted, error free or without breaches of security and you agree that you are solely responsible for any and all acts or omissions taken or made in reliance on our services or the information in our services, including inaccurate or incomplete information. We expressly disclaim any liability with respect to any injury caused by any user, or any damage suffered by any user, as a result of the actions or inactions of any other user. If you are dissatisfied with our services or any content, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using and accessing our services. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of implied warranties, so in these jurisdictions the above limitations or exclusions may not apply to the user.
Without limiting any of the other risks we have disclosed to you in these terms, you are solely responsible for your use of our services, including any content you submit to us and you expressly acknowledge and agree that your use and access to our services and the information and content contained therein, and any sites linked through our services and any data transmitted through our services is at your sole risk. Accordingly, we do not assume any liability to you for or relating to any of your actions, including the publication of any content you submit or our exercise of the rights you grant to us with respect thereto.
In no event shall we or any of our subsidiaries or affiliates, or our respective officers, directors, employees, agents, representatives, partners and licensors (collectively, the “surgislate inc. Entities”) be liable for any special, indirect, consequential, or exemplary damages, including, but not limited to, loss of profits or revenues, loss of use, loss of goodwill or loss of information, however caused and whether based on contract, warranty, negligence, strict liability, or any other theory of liability, even if we have been apprised of the possibility or likelihood of such damages. Notwithstanding anything in these terms to the contrary, our aggregate liability in respect of any claim or action you may bring against us or any of the surgislate inc. Entities, regardless of form of action or theory of liability, shall be limited to the greater of (1) one hundred united states dollars (us $100), and (2) the aggregate fees actually paid by you to us for the six (6) month period preceding the event first giving rise to such claim or action. You acknowledge that you may be waiving rights with respect to claims that are unknown or unsuspected.accordingly, you agree to waive the benefit of any law, including, to the extent applicable, new york civil code § 1542 (or similar provisions of the laws of other states), which states,
A general release does not extend to claims which the creditor does not know or suspect to exist in his or her favor at the time of executing the release, which if known by him or her must have materially affected his or her settlement with the debtor.
If any provision of these Terms is deemed invalid or unenforceable, then (a) that provision shall be construed to the extent necessary to make it valid and enforceable in such a manner as comes closest to preserving the intentions of such provision, and (b) the remaining provisions shall remain in full force and effect.
Our failure at any time to require performance by you of any provision of these Terms shall in no way affect our right to enforce such provision, nor shall the waiver of any breach by you of any provision herein constitute a waiver of any succeeding breach or the provision itself.
For the purpose of these Terms, “you” means the individual user of our Services. If your access or use of our Services is, directly or indirectly, on behalf of one or more third parties (such as, without limitation, your employer or client, or your employer’s client, if your employer has been engaged to access our Services (any such employer, client or other third party, a “Principal”)), then “you” also refers to such Principal. If you are using our Services on behalf of a Principal, (a) you represent and warrant that you have the authority to bind, and have bound, such Principal to these Terms; and (b) you agree to be jointly and severally liable for any breach of these Terms by Principal.
“Surgislate Inc.,” “we,” “our,” and “us” means, collectively, Surgislate Inc., Inc. and our current and future subsidiaries and affiliates.
In addition, the words “include,” “includes” and “including” shall be deemed to be followed by the phrase “without limitation.” The word “will” shall be construed to have the same meaning and effect as the word “shall.” The word “or” shall be construed to have the same meaning and effect as “and/or.” The words “herein,” “hereof” and “hereunder,” and words of similar import, shall be construed to refer to these Terms. The headings used in these Terms are used for convenience only and are not to be considered in construing or interpreting these Terms.
These Terms, together with your User Agreement(s), constitute the entire agreement between you and Surgislate Inc. regarding any services accessed via our Services, and supersede all previous communications, representations, or understandings, either oral or written, relating to the subject matter hereof; provided, however, (a) in the event of an express conflict between any specific provision included in these Terms and an express provision in a User Agreement, the provision set forth in User Agreement shall prevail, and (b) these Terms shall cover all rights, obligations, terms and conditions not expressly addressed in such User Agreement.
Your use of our Services includes the ability to enter into agreements and/or to make transactions electronically. You acknowledge that your electronic submissions constitute your agreement and intent to be bound by such agreements and transactions. Your agreement and intent to be bound by electronic submissions applies to all records relating to all transactions you enter into on the services, including notices of cancellation, policies, contracts, and applications.
We may freely assign these Terms in connection with a merger, acquisition, or sale of assets, or by operation of law or otherwise.
We may update or change our Services or the provisions set forth in these Terms from time to time and recommend that you review these Terms on a regular basis. You understand and agree that your continued use of our Services after these Terms have been updated or changed constitutes your acceptance of the revised Terms. Without limiting the foregoing, if we make a change to these Terms that materially affects your use of the Services, we may post notice or notify you via email or our website(s) of any such change. The most current version of the Terms shall govern and supersede all previous versions.
Our software solution provides a seamless surgical booking platform to connect surgeons with surgical facilities and patients.
Some of our users – such as healthcare providers – are subject to laws and regulations governing the use and disclosure of health information they create or receive, including the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, as amended from time to time, together with the regulations adopted thereunder (“HIPAA”). When we store, process or transmit “individually identifiable health information” (as defined by HIPAA) on behalf of a healthcare provider who has entered into a Healthcare Provider User Agreement, we do so as its “business associate” (as also defined by HIPAA). Under this agreement, we cannot use or disclose individually identifiable health information in a way that the provider itself may not. We are also required to, among other things, apply reasonable and appropriate measures to safeguard the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the individually identifiable health information we store and process on behalf of such providers. For the purpose of this Policy, the term “healthcare provider” means any user who is a “health care provider” (as defined by HIPAA) or any user who is a member of such health care provider’s “workforce” (as also defined by HIPAA). For additional information regarding our business associate obligations, please see Sections 4.1.8 and 9 of our Healthcare Provider User Agreement.
Information Collected by Our Services
Information You Submit or We Collect on Your Behalf:
We collect information from you when you:
We also collect information on your behalf when you authorize us to retrieve and import information from another user or other third party within our Service or as set forth in the User Agreement.
Information we collect about you may include your name, address, telephone number, email address, or the information you enter on or upload to our Services.
Automatically Collected Information:
We and our partners automatically gather information whenever you visit, log in, or otherwise interact with our Services, including when you receive emails delivered via our Services. We and our partners use the technologies described below and similar technologies that may not be expressly described (which we collectively call “Engagement Tools”) to gather this information to enhance and operate our Services in a number of ways, such as to:
Even if you do not register with us or submit any information on our Services, our Engagement Tools will automatically receive information about, and the software running on, the computer, mobile phone, or tablet (each, a “Device”) you use to interact with our Services.
Device Information: When you interact with our Services, we collect information about your Device such as the URL of services your Device is requesting and the referring web pages, your IP address, Device type, operating system, browser type, application identifier, and, under certain circumstances, the location information your Device sends to us.
Cookies & Similar Technologies: We and our partners collect information about you and your Devices through cookies, web beacons, and similar technologies. A "cookie" is a small data file sent from a website and stored on your Device to identify your Device in the future and allow for an enhanced personalized user experience based on your previous activity on the website. A "session cookie" disappears after you close your web browser, or may expire after a fixed period of time. A "persistent cookie" remains after you close your web browser and may be accessed every time you use our Services. We and our partners may use both session and persistent cookies on our Services. You should consult your web browser to modify your cookie settings. Please note that if you delete or choose not to accept cookies from us, you may not be able to use certain features of our Services.
Some of our partners deploy these technologies directly on our Services. These third parties may collect information over time about your use of our Services, as well as your online activities across other websites or online services. Some third parties may allow you to opt-out of targeted advertising based on this information. You can find more information about these opt-outs from theNetwork Advertising Initiative (NAI) and the Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA).
Information from Other Sources:
We may receive or proactively gather information about you from other sources and add it to information we otherwise have about you for any purpose described in this Policy. This may include situations where a third party seeks to communicate with you through the Services or establish an “Integration” (as more fully described below under the heading,Third Party Integrations).
How We Use Information
We may use the information we collect for the following purposes:
How our Services Allow Users to Share Information:
Our Services can be used to facilitate one-on-one communications between users and other persons. Examples include:
In any one-on-one communication, users are sending information to one another or to an individual or entity who may not be a user of the Services. Depending on the message, this could include the sharing of contact and other personally identifiable information.
Surveys, Feedback, Informational Programs:
From time to time you may receive survey requests through emails or displays within our Services that request feedback on a variety of topics. These programs may be sponsored or funded by third parties, and may include branded or unbranded content about medical conditions, treatments and products, or safety and regulatory information resources. If you choose to engage with or use one of these requests, you may be asked to provide information that may be used to supplement information that you submitted to our Services. This information may be shared with the sponsor of the program.
Our Services allow users to store personally identifiable and health information (“Records”), including Records that identify other individuals, including other users. Certain of our Services permit users to share all or portions of these Records at their discretion.
You should be aware that this Policy covers only the information you submit through our Services. If you contact or exchange information with another user in person or through a means other than our Services, such activity is not covered by this Policy. Because our Services enable users to share information you share with them, you should take care in selecting with whom you share your Records and other information. Although our Services process such transmissions, we are not responsible for the actions of persons with whom you share your Records and other information.
Emails and Other Communications:
Our Services allow users to communicate with others through our in-product instant messaging services, Service-branded emails, and other electronic communication channels. Communications that are sent by or on behalf of a user are indicated as being “From” that user, such as when our Services send an appointment notification from, and on behalf of, a healthcare provider to his or her patient. Additionally, we may communicate administrative or Service-related announcements through email or other communications within our Services. These communications may be “real time” communications or communications triggered automatically upon the occurrence of certain events or dates – such as a repeated sign-in failure or an appointment notification. Please note that you may not be able to opt out of receiving certain messages from us.
Emails and other communications from individuals who are not users of our Services, or that we send in connection with business agreements or subject matter other than the User Agreements, are not covered by this Policy. If, for example, you contact us regarding a job opening, that communication to us is not covered by this Policy even though that job opening may have been posted on our Services.
Third Party Integrations
Sharing of Information
We may share information you submit to us with third parties under the following circumstances:
To help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and protect against the inappropriate use of the information we collect, store, and transmit, we deploy a range of technical, physical and administrative safeguards. Under our Healthcare Provider User Agreement and applicable law, we are required to apply reasonable and appropriate measures to safeguard the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of individually identifiable health information residing on, and processed by, those elements of our Services that we operate as a business associate on behalf of healthcare providers. It is important to remember, however, that no system can guarantee 100% security at all times. Accordingly, we cannot guarantee the security of information stored on or transmitted to or from our Services.
Third Party Services
This Policy applies only to our Services. It does not apply to services offered by third parties, including websites and other online services that our Services may display links to or to advertisements appearing within the Services. When you click on such links or advertisements, you will be visiting websites or interactive services operated by third parties, who have their own information collection practices and may also collect information through the use of Engagement Tools. We do not have control over how any third party collects or uses information, so you should review their privacy policies to learn of their practices.
Changes to this Policy
We believe in continuous innovation, which, along with changes in our business, may require that we amend this Policy from time to time. We will post a revised Policy along with its effective date on this page. Because this Policy can change at any time, we encourage you to reread it periodically to see if there have been any changes, amendments, or updates. If you object to the changes or any terms within this Policy or the User Agreements, you should discontinue using our Services. Your continued use of our Services following the effective date means that you have consented to the Policy, as amended, changed, or updated.
Viewing and Updating Your Information
Our Services aim to provide you with access to the information you submit and the means to update it within our Services consistent with applicable law. This can be accomplished by logging into our Services and updating that information, or contacting a customer support representative, although please be advised of the important limitations described below. Under certain circumstances, we may ask you to verify your identity before your request is processed.
Please note that, unless you have administrative rights over another user’s account pursuant to our Healthcare Provider User Agreement, you are not entitled to access, update, or delete the content of another user’s account.
If you have used our Services to share information with another user or a third party, you will not be able to access, update, or delete that shared information. Further, if another user of our Services submits information that identifies you, you will not be able to access, update, or delete that information.
Certain users – such as healthcare providers – may be required under applicable laws or regulations to retain information about you for extended periods of time or indefinitely. Additionally, we may have independent obligations under applicable laws or regulations to retain such information indefinitely. Finally, for disaster recovery and business continuity purposes we retain copies of data stored by our Services for indefinite periods of time.
HIPAA grants patients certain rights to access and amend certain health information that their healthcare providers retain about them. Patients should submit requests to access or amend their health information directly to their healthcare providers.
2519 35th Street
Astoria NY 11103