Updated February 1, 2022
Use of the Keralty Hospital website (the “Site”) is subject to the following Terms and Conditions (the “Terms”). Your use of the Site constitutes your agreement and acceptance of the Terms. Keralty Hospital may modify these Terms and conditions as well as discontinue, withdraw, replace, or change any content, products or services offered via the Site at any time, and such modifications shall be effective immediately upon posting on, or modification of, the Site. Your continued access and use of the Site thereafter constitutes your agreement and acceptance of the modifications. You agree to review the Terms periodically to be aware of such modifications. From time-to-time, Keralty Hospital may offer Site users the opportunity to participate in additional features or services through the Site. You may be required to enter into additional agreements and/or authorizations before you can access and use such features and services. If you do not agree with the Terms, you are not authorized to use this Site and must terminate your access and use of this Site immediately.
If you have a medical emergency and are in the United States, please call 911 immediately or call emergency personnel for medical attention or treatment. This Site is not for use to request emergency medical attention or treatment and you agree not to rely on electronic communications or access or use of this Site to request medical assistance with respect to emergency medical needs.
The content, products and services offered via the Site are here to educate consumers on healthcare and medical issues that may affect their daily lives. Nothing in the content, products or services should be considered, or used as a substitute for, medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. This Site and its services do not constitute the practice of any medical, nursing, or other professional healthcare advice, diagnosis, or treatment. You should always talk to your healthcare provider for diagnosis and treatment, including your specific medical needs. None of the products or services offered through this Site represent or warrant that any service or product is safe, appropriate, or effective for you. We advise users to always seek the advice of a physician or other qualified healthcare provider with any questions regarding personal health or medical conditions. If you have or suspect that you have a medical problem or condition, please contact a qualified healthcare professional immediately.
Intended for users 18 and older
The Site is intended for use by individuals 18 years of age or older. This Site is not directed for use by children under the age of 18. Users under the age of 18 should seek the assistance of a parent or guardian to use this Site.
You agree that you will not:
- upload or transmit any communications or content of any type that may infringe or violate any rights of any party.
- use this Site for any purpose in violation of local, state, national or international laws.
- use this Site to distribute advertising or other unsolicited material to any third party.
- use this Site to post or transmit material that is unlawful, obscene, defamatory, threatening, harassing, abusive, slanderous, hateful, or embarrassing to any other person or entity.
- attempt to disable, "hack," send viruses or otherwise interfere with the proper functioning of this Site.
- send false or misleading information.
If you use any part of the Site requiring secure access, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password and for restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. You shall not allow any third party to use your account or password.
You may not tamper with the Site, commit unauthorized intrusion into any part of Site or use the Site to intrude into any other Site. Acts of interference, including but not limited to, password cracking, denial-of-service attacks (sending packets with an illegal packet size, UDP flooding, ping-flooding, half-open TCP connection flooding, etc.) are prohibited.
Termination of use
Keralty Hospital may, in its sole discretion, terminate your account or your use of the Site at any time. You are personally liable for any orders that you place or charges that you incur prior to termination.
Keralty Hospital reserves the right to change, suspend or discontinue all or any aspects of the Site at any time without prior notice. Keralty Hospital further reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in its sole discretion.
Blogs and interactive media
If you use blogging features or otherwise post information to a Site, you give Keralty Hospital the irrevocable right to reproduce, distribute, publish, display, edit, modify, create derivative works from and otherwise use your submission for any purpose, in any form, and on any media. By registering, posting, uploading, inputting, or otherwise submitting your contact information or other information to the Site, you grant to Keralty Hospital and its contractors and their respective affiliated companies’ permission to use such information in connection with the operation of the Site and marketing of Keralty Hospital products and services to you. No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of such information. Keralty Hospital is under no obligation to post or use any information you may provide and may remove any such information at any time in its sole discretion. By posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting such information, you represent and warrant that you are of legal contracting age, that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to such information as described in this section including, without limitation, all the rights necessary for you to provide, post, upload, input or submit such information and that such information does not infringe or otherwise violate any third party intellectual property or other right. Keralty Hospital does not control or endorse the content, messages or information found in any communication sent by you to the Site or to you from any third party and, therefore, Keralty Hospital specifically disclaims any liability with regard to such communications and any actions resulting from your participation in any such communication. When you visit this Site or send emails to Keralty Hospital, you are communicating with Keralty Hospital electronically, and by doing so, you consent to receive communications from Keralty Hospital electronically. Keralty Hospital may communicate with you by email or by other means. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures, and other communications that Keralty Hospital provides to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.
If you use blogging features or otherwise post information to the Site, you agree you will not:
- post material that infringes on the rights of any third party, including intellectual property, privacy, or publicity rights.
- post material that is unlawful, obscene, defamatory, threatening, harassing, abusive, slanderous, hateful, or embarrassing to any other person or entity as determined by Keralty Hospital in its sole discretion.
- post advertisements of solicitations for business.
- post chain letters or pyramid schemes.
- impersonate another person including but not limited to a spouse, child or sibling.
- allow another person to use your credentials for posting or viewing comments.
- post the same note more than once or "spam."
Keralty Hospital reserves the right (but is not obligated) to do any or all of the following:
- Terminate a user's access to the entire Site or specific features such as the blog
- Edit or delete any communications posted on the blog features, regardless of whether such communications violate these standards.
You agree that you will indemnify, defend, hold harmless and release Keralty Hospital and its affiliates from and against any damages, losses, liabilities, judgments, costs or expenses (including reasonable attorneys' fees and costs) arising out of your violation of any representation, warranty or obligation under these Terms, or any claim by a third party relating to materials you have posted, or other actions taken by you on the Site. You further agree to and hereby release and hold Keralty Hospital and its affiliates harmless from any claims relating to any action taken by Keralty Hospital as part of an investigation into a suspected violation of these Terms, or as a result of its determination that a violation of these Terms has occurred.
The marks Keralty Hospital and the Keralty Hospital logo are trademarks and/or service marks of Grupo Empresarial Keralty. All rights not expressly granted herein are reserved. No interest or right to use any Keralty Hospital trademarks is acquired by using the Site or purchasing any Keralty Hospital products or services. The Site also may contain trademarks owned by various third parties. Nothing contained on this Site or in these Terms serves to grant to you, by implication or otherwise, any license or right to use any trademarks or intellectual property rights without the prior written permission of Keralty Hospital or its third-party licensors, or such other third parties that may own the particular intellectual property. The content and design of the Site is protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. You may not copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, display, transmit or frame any of these materials without prior written consent from the copyright owners, except that you may view, download, display and print a single copy of these materials on a single computer for personal, noncommercial use only, so long as: you do not alter or modify the materials in any way; you include all applicable notices and disclaimers (including copyright notices); and you do not use the materials in a way that suggests an association with Keralty Hospital or an affiliated Keralty Hospital entity. You understand and agree that title to these materials shall not pass to you or any other user.
You understand and agree that Keralty Hospital Site and any services, content or information contained on or provided by the Site is provided on an "as is" basis. Keralty Hospital does not make any express or implied warranties, representations, or endorsements whatsoever (including without limitation warranties of title or no infringement, or the implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, all of which are hereby expressly disclaimed) with regard to the Site or any merchandise, information or content provided through the Site. In addition, Keralty Hospital does not guarantee that use of Site will be free from technological difficulties including, but not limited to, unavailability of information, downtime, service disruptions, viruses, or worms, and you understand that you are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and checkpoints to satisfy your requirements for accuracy of data input and output.
Limitations of liability
The use of the Site is entirely at your own risk, and in no event shall Keralty Hospital be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, special, exemplary, punitive, or any other monetary or other damages, fees, fines, penalties, or liabilities arising out of or relating in any way to this service, or Sites accessed through this service, and/or content or information provided herein. Your sole and exclusive remedy for dissatisfaction with the Site is to stop using the Site. You hereby acknowledge that this paragraph shall apply to all content, merchandise, and services available through the Site. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.
Links to third party websites
The Site contains links to other Sites operated by third parties, including but not limited to third party Sites that may display the Keralty Hospital trademarks ("third-party Site," "third-party Sites"). These links are available for your convenience and are intended only to enable access to these third-party Sites and for no other purpose.
Site privacy; notice of privacy practices
Jurisdiction; governing law
You agree that any dispute or claim (including personal injury claims) related to your use of the Keralty Hospital Site is subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the appropriate court in the state in which your care was originally given on-site by Keralty Hospital, or at which care was requested, and will be adjudicated pursuant to the laws of that state. These Terms also apply to anyone claiming on your behalf.
You represent, warrant and covenant that you shall not use the Site in any location or for any person or purpose that would violate U.S. export control laws or any other applicable laws. Use of the Site is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these Terms and conditions, including without limitation, this paragraph. You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and Keralty Hospital as a result of your agreement with these Terms or use of the Site or the purchase or use of any Keralty Hospital products or services. If any part of these Terms is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the Terms as revised shall continue in effect. Unless otherwise specified herein, these Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and Keralty Hospital with respect to the Site and the information provided via the Site and the purchase or use of any Keralty Hospital products or services purchased via the Site, and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral, or written, between you and Keralty Hospital with respect to the Site. As used herein, “affiliate” means any person or entity directly or indirectly controlling or having the power to control or controlled by or being under common control with another person or entity. For this purpose, “control” means the direct or indirect possession of power to direct or cause the direction of the management or policies of such party, whether through ownership or stock or other securities, by contract or otherwise. Ownership of more than fifty percent (50%) of the beneficial interest of an entity shall be conclusive evidence that control exists. A printed version of these Terms and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in any legal proceedings based upon or relating to these Terms to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form.
If you have any questions about the Site, or wish to report any violations of these Terms, please contact us at:
Hospital Privacy / Administration Office
2500 SW 75th Avenue
Miami, Florida 33155
Telephone: 305-264-5252, ext. 1700