Terms of Use

Access to and use of Harris Health System's Web site (www.harrishealth.org) shall be subject to the following Terms of Use. Please read these Terms of Use whenever you access this site as the terms may change periodically.

AGREEMENT: Harris Health System (“Harris Health”, “we”) will provide you with information and communication services through access to and use of the Harris Health Web site (www.harrishealth.org), subject to these Terms of Use. You agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of this Agreement, which includes the Harris Health Privacy Statement, linked to this Agreement. Harris Health may modify this Agreement at any time. You agree to review this Agreement periodically so that you are aware of any modifications. Your continued access or use of the Harris Health Web site after the modifications have become effective shall be deemed your conclusive acceptance of the modified Agreement.

LICENSE: We grant you the right to view and use this website subject to the terms and conditions of this agreement. You may download or print a copy of any portion of the content of the Web site solely for your personal, non-commercial use, provided that you keep all trademarks, copyright, or other proprietary notices intact. Permission to reprint or electronically reproduce any document or graphic in whole or in part for any other purpose is expressly prohibited, unless prior written consent is obtained from the respective copyright holder(s). Our designated contact for obtaining written consent is:

Harris Health System
Attn: Corporate Communications
2525 Holly Hall
Houston, TX 77054
713-566-6430

PRIVACY: Your privacy is important to us. We have outlined important facts about the privacy and security of your information and our website. This information is included in our Privacy Statement.

WARRANTY: All content of the Harris Health Web site is presented as a public service for general health, education, and information sharing purposes only, and is not intended to replace professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment by a qualified health care provider. Harris Health assumes no responsibility for how you use or do not use the information provided through the website. Accordingly, you should present to your own healthcare provider all specific medical questions concerning your health.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: You agree by accessing this Web site that under no circumstances or any theories of liability under civil, common or statutory law including but not limited to strict liability, negligence or other tort theories or contract, patent or copyright laws, will Harris Health be liable for liabilities or damages of any kind occurring or arising from the use of this Web site or any information, goods or services obtained on this Web site. You further agree that Harris Health will not be liable for direct, indirect, consequential, incidental or punitive damages even if Harris Health has been advised of the possibility of the same.

LINKS TO OTHER SITES: While visiting this Web site, you may leave the site and access certain third party Web sites. Harris Health neither reviews nor controls the content and accuracy of these Web sites, and therefore will not be responsible for their content and accuracy. Your access to third party websites is at your sole risk. See our Privacy Statement regarding information that may be transferred to third parties by using these links or advertisements.

USER WARRANTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: You represent and warrant that you are at least 18 years of age and that you possess the legal right and ability to enter into this Agreement and to use this website in accordance with this Agreement. You agree to indemnify and hold Harris Health and its officers, contractors, and employees, harmless from and against any loss, liability, claim, or demand, due to or arising out of your use of the Harris Health Web site in violation of these Terms of Use or in violation of any law or the rights of a third party.

JURISDICTION: You agree that these Terms of Use and any interpretation of or dispute with respect to these Terms of Use will be governed by the laws of the State of Texas, without regard to principles of conflict of laws. You expressly agree that venue for any action at law or in equity arising out of or related to these Terms of Use and/or your access to and use of the Harris Health Web site will be exclusively in a court of competent jurisdiction in Harris County, Texas, USA, and you hereby consent and submit to jurisdiction of such courts with respect to any such action.


(Updated: September 6, 2012)



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