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Northwestern Memorial Hospital (NMH) provides this Web site according to the terms and conditions that follow. Your use of this Web site indicates your acceptance of these terms and conditions.

NMH may change the content of, or access to this Web site, including the following terms and conditions, at any time. You agree to be bound to any changes in the terms, at the time that they are made. You understand that the physicians whose information are available on the Web site are not necessarily the agents or employees of NMH. Information provided on this Web site about a physician's clinical interest has been provided by that physician.

You agree to limit the confidential information you submit to NMH via e-mail through this Web site. You acknowledge that information sent by e-mail may be intercepted by someone unknown to you because of the nature of e-mail, through no fault of NMH, and you agree to accept this risk.

The information you provide may be monitored to ensure the appropriate use of the Web site or otherwise viewed in the course of system maintenance by NMH or its agents. You acknowledge and understand that individuals that perform these functions may have access to any information you disclose to NMH.

In the event that you send health information to NMH, you are authorizing NMH to provide such information to the appropriate provider for the sole purpose of obtaining an appointment with an NMH affiliated provider.

NMH provides the Web site for educational purposes only. The information provided in this Web site is not intended, in any way, as a substitute for professional medical advice. Always seek the advice and follow the treatment recommendations of your physician or other professional healthcare provider.

ALL INFORMATION IS PROVIDED FREE AND "AS IS." NMH DOES NOT MAKE EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND WITH RESPECT TO THE CONTENT OR OTHERWISE REGARDING THE WEBSITE. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED UNDER LAW, NMH DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO WARRANTIES, OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.

You agree to assume the risk of accessing and using this Web site and the information provided. NMH shall not be responsible, in any way, to you or others arising from the use or failure to use the information provided by this Web site. NMH and its affiliates do not guarantee the information provided in this Web site, and is not responsible for errors or omissions in the information provided in this Web site. NMH assumes no responsibility, and shall not be liable, for any damages arising out of your use of the Web site or linked Web sites, including but not limited to damages to your computer resulting from viruses. Your only remedy is to stop using this Web site.

You acknowledge that you are responsible for all information you send to the Web site. No one may post or transmit any information that is illegal, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, ethnically or racially offensive or discriminatory, profane, invades the privacy of another person or any other information or materials that constitute a crime, give rise to a civil action or otherwise violate any law or confidentiality agreement. NMH reserves the right to refuse to post any such message, and will take appropriate legal action.

NMH has no knowledge of the Web sites linked to NMH's Web site and the information contained in those Web sites. NMH has no knowledge of other Web sites and the information contained in those Web sites that are accessible to NMH's Web site. NMH does not endorse and is not responsible for the content of any other Web sites. If you link to other sites, you do so at your own risk.

All information, including this Agreement, included in this Web site is leased by, owned or copyrighted by NMH or its affiliates. You may use the information provided on this Web site for personal use only. You may not use the information included in the Web site for any unlawful purpose. You will not use, copy, modify, display or distribute, in any manner, any information, including graphics and html codes, provided on this Web site without the prior written approval of NMH.

NMH is located in Chicago, Illinois. This Agreement is entered into and performed in the State of Illinois, and you agree this Agreement is governed by the laws of the State of Illinois, without consideration to the principles of the conflicts of law. You consent and submit to the personal jurisdiction of the State of Illinois and venue of the County of Cook for any state or federal action arising out of the use of this site or this Agreement. This Agreement does not constitute doing business in any other state than the State of Illinois.

NMH is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed to representing with dignity the communities we serve, fostering a culture of inclusion, delivering culturally competent care and access to treatment and programs in a non-discriminatory manner, and eliminating healthcare disparities. NMH does not discriminate, including in hiring, or employment, or admission, or access to, or treatment in its programs or activities on the basis of any status protected by relevant law. Questions relating to Northwestern Memorial’s non-discrimination policies in admission, programs, and treatment should be directed to the Patient Representative department at 312-926-2112 (TDD/TTY 312-944-2358), and questions relating to non-discrimination in recruitment and employment should be directed to the Director of Human Resources or designee at 312-926-7297.