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Welcome to the website of the New York State Partnership for Patients (NYSPFP), created by the Healthcare Association of New York State (HANYS) and the Greater New York Hospital Association (GNYHA). Your use of this website is subject to the following terms and conditions ("Terms and Conditions"), which may be updated without further notification to you. Please review these Terms and Conditions carefully since they contain important information regarding your use of the website.

The Services We Will Provide to You

Through this website, NYSPFP will provide you with a variety of resources from the NYSPFP initiative, including initiative overviews, meeting materials, and tools and resources, to assist with hospital efforts to sustain improvements made during the project. Please note that some services on the website are available only to NYSPFP members with a valid user ID and password. Although we will try to provide the most comprehensive services to you as possible, we do not guarantee that any one or all of these will be available to you at any particular time. Please note, however, that all services we do provide to you through this website are subject to all of the Terms and Conditions contained herein.

Your Conduct

In using our services, your conduct must, at all times comply with all relevant laws, rules, and regulations, including the Federal, State, and local laws of the jurisdiction in which you receive such services. In addition, you agree to the following:

  • You will not use the website to threaten, intimidate, or harass any other person;
  • You will not transmit any pornographic, lewd, immoral, obscene, offensive, libelous, vulgar, or tortuous material, material that is invasive of another's privacy, or material that disparages or insults any individual or group, based on race, ethnicity, gender, nationality, sexual orientation, disability, or other immutable characteristic;
  • You will not transmit false information through the website;
  • You will not upload, post, e-mail or otherwise transmit any material that contains viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software, hardware or telecommunications equipment;
  • You will not upload, post, e-mail or otherwise transmit any information or content unless you have the lawful right to disseminate such content;
  • All information submitted, uploaded, or otherwise transferred by you must clearly and accurately identify you as the source of the information; you may not disguise or falsify your identity when using the website;
  • You agree that your use of this website will not violate any contractual or fiduciary obligations you have to third parties, including that you will not transmit the private, confidential, trade secret, trade mark, proprietary or other non-public information of any other party through the website;
  • You will not upload, post, e-mail or otherwise transmit any advertising, promotional materials, solicitations, junk mail, "spam," or any other form of solicitation to any party unless you are expressly authorized to do so by GNYHA;
  • You will not otherwise take any steps to interfere with the functionality of the website or of the hardware or software of any other party;

You are Solely Responsible for Your Own Conduct

You are solely responsible for your own conduct on this website, including without limitation that you will be solely responsible for any violations of these Terms and Conditions. You agree that you will indemnify and hold harmless NYSPFP, its agents, officers, affiliates—including GNYHA and HANYS—and any other third party for any liabilities, costs, damages, and/or expenses that they incur as a result of your actions.

Content on the Website

This website may contain content ("Content") that is provided by other parties. NYSPFP will work with the other parties to provide the most accurate information that we can provide, and will review Content to screen out any information that may be offensive or objectionable. However, as we indicate below, NYSPFP, GNYHA and HANYS do not provide any warranties about the Content and your use of this website is solely at your own risk. NYSPFP, GNYHA and HANYS shall not be responsible to you or any other party for any costs, damages, expenses, or liabilities relating to the acts of any third party, including without limitation vendors and other users that may provide Content on this website. We strongly recommend that you review the user policies, privacy statements and other terms and conditions of all third parties on other websites, including websites that the NYSPFP website has links to. NYSPFP may post or remove any Content at any time, at its sole discretion.

We are Not Responsible for the Acts of Other Users

We will take precautions to make your experience on our website as pleasant and productive as possible and to make sure that other users are following our policies. However, NYSPFP is not responsible to you for the conduct of others. Use of this website is solely at your own risk. You agree that in consideration for your use of this website, which is being provided to you free of charge, neither NYSPFP, GNYHA, HANYS or their respective officers, directors, employees, agents or affiliated corporations will be liable to you for any costs, expenses, liabilities or damages you incur as a result of your use of this website.

No Warranties

This site is provided to you on an "as is" and "as available" basis. NYSPFP, GNYHA and HANYS makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, including but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.
NYSPFP, GNYHA and HANYS expressly disclaim liability for any technical problems with the website, including temporary unavailability or delays in connection time. NYSPFP, GNYHA and HANYS do not accept responsibility for any illegal pirating of the website or for the actions of those who may obtain unauthorized access to the site.
NYSPFP, GNYHA and HANYS expressly disclaim any warranties about the content, products, information, or materials made available or purchased through this site or its links. This material and product information is made available for informational purposes only and does not in any way constitute advice, medical opinions or medical advice. Should you have any questions or concerns about any information or material presented on the website, please contact the author of that information directly.

NYSPFP Privacy Policy

NYSPFP is committed to protecting your privacy online and to keeping you informed of your online rights. Please read the following information carefully and check back periodically as this information may change.
In order to make your experience with us as beneficial as possible, NYSPFP may ask you or your employer to provide us with basic information about your institution. This information may include your name, title, address, e-mail address, and/or other business information, and may be asked in the context of our registration process, our surveys, or other questions we ask you while you are using our website.
As we indicate above, NYSPFP is committed to protecting your privacy. Therefore, unless we notify you and ask for your express permission, we will use the information you provide us only for our internal purposes or for communications directly with you, and will not share any of your personally-identifying information with any other party, unless we in good faith believe that we are required to by law.

Entire Agreement

These Terms and Conditions and any other NYSPFP policy referenced herein shall constitute the entire agreement between you and NYSPFP, GNYHA and HANYS with respect to your use of the website. It shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the internal laws of the State of New York and any controversy between you and NYSPFP or its affiliates shall be adjudicated in courts located within the City of New York, State of New York. By using this website, you hereby submit to the jurisdiction of such courts. No provision of these Terms and Conditions shall be deemed to be waived except expressly in writing, signed by an authorized representative of NYSPFP, GNYHA or HANYS. Further, if any provision of these Terms and Conditions are found by a court to be invalid, unenforceable, the parties agree that the court should modify the provision to the extent necessary consistent with the intent of the parties, and the remaining provisions shall remain in full force and effect. Regardless of any law to the contrary, all claims or causes of action arising out of or related to use of the website must be filed within one (1) year after it arose or shall be deemed to be forever barred.

This page, and all contents therein, are the proprietary information of NYSPFP, GNYHA, and HANYS. © Copyright 2016 by the NYS Partnership for Patients. All rights reserved. Send e-mail to donohue@gnyha.org. Use of this website constitutes acceptance of all policies and procedures described in Terms and Conditions.