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Comments Policy, Blog Participation, and Website Terms and Conditions

Comments on Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital-sponsored sites ("Sites"), such as its blog, website online feedback form, or social media sites, including Facebook and YouTube, are welcome and encouraged, and we look forward to hearing from you.

Please Be Respectful

To promote respectful discussion on any of these forums, please be courteous and productive and avoid comments that are profane, obscene, offensive, sexually explicit, inappropriate, inflammatory, or otherwise objectionable. If you engage in any debate, be respectful of others’ opinions.

Privacy

For the privacy of users and their families, please be advised that all postings to the Sites are publicly available on the Internet and publicly accessible, without limitation or protection of any kind. Always consider how much personal information to share, with the understanding that this information may be linked to your user name and published on the Internet.

Use

The Sites are provided for the personal, non-commercial use of the users. By using the Sites or posting a comment or other material to the Sites, you agree to this Comment Policy and these Terms and Conditions. The Sites are not intended for use by children under the age of 18, and by using or posting material, you are certifying that you are at least 18 years old.

Contacting a Patient

Friends and family may send email to any patient during their stay at Mary Free Bed. Please be advised that while your message is printed and placed in a seal envelope, it may be viewed by a staff member. Always consider the information you’re sharing, with the understanding that your message may be viewed by a Mary Free Bed employee.

Usernames and Accounts

You, as a user, are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account information and any password that you may set, as well as restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept sole responsibility for any and all activities that occur under your username, account or password. Please notify Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital if you become aware of any unauthorized use of your username or account.

Rights and Licenses

By using the Sites, you agree not to violate Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital's or any other poster's copyright or other intellectual property interests, or in any way exploit any of the content on the Sites, outside the specific rights granted in these Terms and Conditions. By using the Sites, you also agree to give Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital the nonexclusive, perpetual, worldwide, irrevocable right and license to all copyright and publicity rights with respect to any content you provide, which includes the right, but not the obligation, to use your submission for any purpose in any form and on any media.

Endorsements and Support

Based on the nature of the features and services offered on the Sites, Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital does not necessarily endorse, support, verify or agree with the comments posted on the Sites.

Any information or material placed on the Sites are the views and responsibility of the user who posted the material, and do not necessarily represent the views of Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital. You, as a user, agree that Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital is not responsible for and shall have no liability to you with respect to any information, materials or comments posted by others, including without limitation material that is defamatory, offensive, deceptive or illicit, even if the material violates this Comment Policy or these Terms and Conditions.

Comments and Submitted Materials

Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital reserves the right, but shall not have the obligation, to review all comments or other materials before they are posted, and to edit them to preserve readability for other users.

Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital further reserves the right, but shall not have the obligation, to reject or remove comments or other material from the Site for any reason, including but not limited to, our belief that the comments or other materials violate this Comment Policy or the Terms and Conditions, that they are irrelevant, or that they are duplicative.

Due to the sheer volume or appropriateness, Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital may not respond to or post every comment or other submitted material, especially those that address individual medical issues. Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital further reserves the right to suspend, cancel or discontinue the Sites or any feature provided on the Sites or any user's account thereunder.

Amendments

We also reserve the right to amend these Terms and Conditions and this Policy from time to time, and any updated Policy or Terms and Conditions will completely replace all prior versions and will be deemed accepted by you if the Policy or Terms and Conditions are posted on the Sites and you continue to use or review the comments or other materials available on the Sites.

Posting Information, Materials, and Comments on the Sites

In posting material on the Sites, you agree not to:

1. Post material that Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital determines in its sole discretion is threatening, harassing, illegal, obscene, defamatory, slanderous, grossly offensive or hostile towards any individual or entity

2. Post phone numbers or email addresses or any other personally identifying information beyond a first name of yourself or any other individual in the body of your comment – don’t assume the good intentions of everyone who reads them.

3. Post any personally identifying information about a child under the age of 18.

4. Post material that infringes on the rights of Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital or any other individual or entity, including privacy, intellectual property or publication rights.

5. Post material that promotes or advertises a commercial product or solicits business or membership or financial or other support in any business, group or organization except those that are officially sponsored by Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital.

6. Post chain letters, post the same comment multiple times, or otherwise distribute “spam” via the Mary Free Bed-sponsored blog.

7. Allow any other individual or entity to use your identification for posting or viewing comments.

8. Post comments under multiple names or using another person’s name.

Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital reserves the right to do any or all of the following:

1. Ban future posts from users who repeatedly violate our Terms and Conditions. We may affect such bans by refusing posts from specific email addresses or IP addresses, or through other means, as necessary.

2. Remove or edit comments at any time, whether or not they violate these Terms and Conditions.

As a user, you agree to indemnify and hold harmless Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital, its affiliates, directors, officers, employees, successors and assigns against any damages, losses, liabilities, judgments, causes of action, costs or expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs) arising out of any claim by a third party relating to any material you have posted on the Sites.

Content

ALL CONTENT ON THE SITES IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE AND IS PROVIDED TO YOU "AS IS" AND ON AN "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS, WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.

Please note that some jurisdictions may not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so some of the above exclusions may not apply to you. Without limiting the foregoing, Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital neither warrants nor represents that your use of comments posted on the Sites will not infringe the rights of any third parties nor that the comments posted on the Sites will be accurate, complete, up-to-date or available for your use when desired.

Additionally, Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital assumes no responsibility or liability arising from any infringing, threatening, false, misleading, abusive, harassing, libelous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, scandalous, inflammatory, pornographic, or profane material or any material that could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any law, contained the comments on the Sites.

Use Sites at Your Own Risk

YOUR USE OF THE SITES IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. IN NO EVENT SHALL MARY FREE BED REHABILITATION HOSPITAL BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, EVEN IF IT HAS BEEN PREVIOUSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, WHETHER IN AN ACTION UNDER CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, OR ANY OTHER THEORY, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE, INABILITY TO USE, OR PERFORMANCE OF THE INFORMATION, SERVICES, PRODUCTS, MATERIALS, SITE CONTENT AND USER CONTENT AVAILABLE FROM THE SITES. THESE LIMITATIONS SHALL APPLY NOTWITHSTANDING ANY FAILURE OF ESSENTIAL PURPOSE OF ANY LIMITED REMEDY. Please note that some jurisdictions may not allow the exclusion of certain damages, so some of the above exclusions may not apply to you, but shall be enforced to the fullest extent permitted under law.

MEDICAL ADVICE IS NOT PROVIDED ON THIS WEB SITE

The information and content contained on the Mary Free Bed Web Site is for informational purposes only and is never intended to be a substitute for, or relied upon as, professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.

If you think you may be experiencing a medical emergency, immediately call your doctor or 911 (if you live in the United States). You should always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider concerning your health or any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking such advice because of information or opinions on the Mary Free Bed Web Site.

Mary Free Bed does not recommend or endorse any specific tests, products, equipment, procedures, opinions, or other information that may be mentioned on the Web site, and Mary Free Bed does not make any representations regarding their quality reliability or accuracy. Reliance on any information provided by Mary Free Bed, Mary Free Bed employees and medical staff, or other visitors or contributors to the Web site is solely at your own risk.

Digital Millennium Copyright Act

Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital intends to comply with the requirements of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA"). If you own a copyright or are the agent of the owner, and you believe that any of the posted comments or other material on the Sites infringes your copyright interests, please submit written notification to the digital marketing supervisor at info@maryfreebed.com including the information required for such notifications by the DMCA.

If you are a user of the Sites whose comments or material has been disabled or removed from the Sites, and you believe that your comments or material are not infringing or are otherwise authorized, you may send a counter-notice to the digital marketing supervisor at info@maryfreebed.com, including the information required for such notices by the DMCA. 

If the designated contact person at Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital receives a counter-notice, it may send the counter-notice to the complaining party and inform the complaining party that the access will be restored or the materials re-posted if the complaining party does not take further action within 10 business days. Mary Free Bed Hospital shall have the sole discretion to replace the comments or other material on the Sites at any time after 10 business days from the time it provides the notice to the complaining party, unless the copyright owner files an action seeking a court order against the user who supplied the disputed content.

This Policy, these Terms and Conditions, and your use of the Sites are governed by the laws of the State of Michigan, USA, without regard to its choice of law provisions. The courts of general jurisdiction located within Kent county, Michigan, USA, will have exclusive jurisdiction over any and all disputes arising out of or related to the Policy, Terms, and Conditions and your use of the Sites.

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