Terms of Use

Legal Disclaimer and Privacy Policy

BY USING THIS SITE, YOU ARE CONSENTING TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY AND TERMS OF USE.  PLEASE READ IT CAREFULLY.

Website Content

The medical information contained on this Site and any of our social media sites are general in nature and not intended or implied to be a substitute for the advice, diagnosis or treatment provided by your own physician or a qualified healthcare provider.  You should not use this information to diagnose or treat a health problem or disease without consulting with your own physician or a qualified healthcare provider. Although every effort is made to ensure the information provided is accurate and timely, it is provided for convenience and should not be considered official.

Use of this Site or any of our social media sites shall not constitute the establishment of a physician/patient or clinical relationship with any individual, nor the establishment of or offer to enter into a business relationship with any institution or organization.

You agree not to use this Site or any of its features for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited.

Information We Collect

By using this Site you consent to the collection and use of information as discussed below.

Usage Data and Site Activity
We automatically collect information regarding the actions you take on this Site (“Usage Data”).  For example, each time you use this Site we automatically collect the type of Web browser you use, your operating system, your Internet Service Provider, your IP address, the pages you view, and the time and duration of your visits to this Site.  We use this information to help us understand how people use this Site, and to enhance the services we offer.

Cookies and Anonymous Identifiers
We may use cookies (a small text file placed on your computer to identify your computer and web browser) and may use anonymous identifiers (a random string of characters that is used for the same purposes as a cookie).  We use cookies and other anonymous identifiers to analyze use of and improve this Site and as described in the Advertising and Online Tracking Section of this Privacy Policy.  We do not use cookies to collect personal information (please refer to the section above on Usage Data and Site Activity for what may be collected).  Most web browsers are initially set up to accept cookies.  You can reset your web browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent, however, certain features of this Site may not work if you delete or disable cookies.  Some of our service providers may use their own cookies, anonymous identifiers, or other tracking technology in connection with the services they perform on our behalf.

We use Google Analytics on this Site to collect Usage Data, to analyze how users use this Site, and to provide advertisements to you on other websites.  For more information about how to opt out of having your information used by Google Analytics, visit https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/.

Sharing Information with Others
Please be aware that whenever you share information on any public area of this Site, that information may be accessed by others.  In addition, please remember that when you share information in any other communications with third parties, that information may be passed along or made public by others.  This means that anyone with access to such information can potentially use it for any purpose, including sending unsolicited communications.

By using this Site you may make certain of your personal information available to others.  For example, when you post a comment or a photo on this Site or our social media sites other users may obtain personal information that is otherwise available to others.

External Links
Our Site may contain links to other websites or allow others to send you such links.  A link to a third party’s website does not mean that we endorse it or that we are affiliated with it.  We do not exercise control over third-party websites.  You access such third-party websites or content at your own risk.  You should always read the privacy policy of a third-party website before providing any information to the website.

If you use the link to the Patient Portal, please note that will take you to another site that is operated by a third-party vendor.  Please review the applicable privacy policy in connection therewith.

Social Media – Terms of Use

We encourage open discussions and look forward to any comments, stories and experiences you want to share.  However, this Site is public and you should not share any personal medical information which you wish to be held confidential. We cannot respond to every comment, particularly those that deal with individual medical cases and issues. The information provided on our social media sites are for informational purposes only and is not intended to take the place of consultation with your physician or a qualified healthcare provider.

By posting any comments, posts or other material, you provide Vista Community Clinic the irrevocable right to reproduce, distribute, publish, display, edit, modify or delete any such comments, posts or other material.  By submitting content to our social media sites (posts, photos, links, etc.), you understand that this information is publicly available and agree to the terms of use.

Disclaimers
The information displayed in or through this Site (including our social media sites) is provided without warranties of any kind, expressed or implied, including but not limited to, those of title, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement or any warranty arising from a course of dealing, usage or trade practice. Vista Community Clinic will not be liable to you or anyone else for any decision made or action taken by you or anyone else in reliance upon the information provided. By accessing this Site, our social media sites and the Internet generally, you assume all responsibility and risk for use.

Security
Please be aware most information transmitted over the Internet is not secure and therefore confidentiality cannot be guaranteed.

Right to Amend
Vista Community Clinic has the right to amend this policy (including the terms of use for our Social Media sites) at any time without notice to you by making changes to the terms as posted on this Site.