Terms of Use

All content and graphics on the Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network website are copyrighted by Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network. This information is protected by the copyright laws of the United States of America. Unless specifically stated, no material on this website is in the public domain and any reproduction, redistribution, public display or transmittal of this material is prohibited without the express written consent of Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network.

The words “Good Shepherd” and the stylized shepherd symbol are federally registered trademarks of Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network and are the property of Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network.

USE OF THIS SITE AND ANY RELATED SERVICES ARE SUBJECT TO YOUR COMPLIANCE WITH THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS SET FORTH BELOW. PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION CAREFULLY. CONTINUED USE OF THIS SITE INDICATES YOUR AGREEMENT TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, PROMPTLY EXIT THIS SITE.

This website (the “Site”) contains pages and materials made available for download and viewing by Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network (“Good Shepherd”). Portions of the Site authored by Good Shepherd or its authorized agents, contractors, and employees are referred to herein as “Good Shepherd Materials.” Portions of the site authored by other Content Contributors are referred to herein as “Third Party Materials.”

Use of Good Shepherd Materials

All Good Shepherd Materials on the Site are protected by federal and international copyright and trademark laws and are the property of Good Shepherd and/or its affiliates. No portion of the Good Shepherd Materials may be reprinted, republished, modified, reproduced, or distributed in any form without the express written permission of Good Shepherd, unless specifically noted as available such as newsletters or bulletin inserts.

You may view or download Good Shepherd Materials for your own personal use. You shall keep intact any proprietary notices, including copyright notices, contained on any downloaded Good Shepherd Materials and you shall comply with any applicable end user license agreements. With respect to Good Shepherd Materials, any rights not expressly granted by these Terms and Conditions or any applicable end user license agreements are reserved by Good Shepherd.

Accuracy of Good Shepherd Materials

Although Good Shepherd attempts to ensure the integrity and accuracy of the Good Shepherd Materials, it makes no guarantees whatsoever as to their correctness or accuracy. It is possible that the Good Shepherd Materials could include inaccuracies or errors, and that unauthorized additions, deletions, and alterations could be made to these materials by third parties. Information contained on the Site may be changed or updated without notice. While the information on the Site may be updated frequently, medical information changes rapidly, and therefore, some information may become out of date and/or be inaccurate.

You should be advised that the majority of information that is transmitted over the Internet is not secure and Good Shepherd cannot guaranty the confidentiality of any information transmitted through the Site. Therefore, any e-mails and correspondence that you transmit through the Site are not secure.
Use of Third Party Materials

All Third Party Materials on the Site are the responsibility of their respective authors, creators, and/or owners. Good Shepherd is not responsible for Third Party Materials, and the views and opinions expressed in Third Party Materials are not necessarily those of Good Shepherd or its affiliates. Good Shepherd cannot, and does not, review Third Party Materials before they are made accessible through the Site. Please be advised that Third Party Materials may be protected by federal and international copyright or other laws, and your right to reprint, republish, modify, reproduce, or distribute Third Party Materials may be limited accordingly.

Warranty Disclaimer

THIS SITE, INCLUDING ANY CONTENT OR INFORMATION CONTAINED HEREIN OR ANY SITE-RELATED SERVICE, IS PROVIDED “AS IS,” WITH NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NONINFRINGEMENT. YOU ASSUME TOTAL RESPONSIBILITY AND RISK FOR YOUR USE OF THIS SITE, SITE-RELATED SERVICES, AND ANY HYPERLINKED WEB SITES.

NOTHING CONTAINED IN THE SITE IS INTENDED TO BE INSTRUCTIONAL FOR MEDICAL DIAGNOSIS OR TREATMENT. THE INFORMATION SHOULD NOT BE CONSIDERED COMPLETE, NOR SHOULD IT BE RELIED ON TO SUGGEST A COURSE OF TREATMENT FOR A PARTICULAR INDIVIDUAL. IT SHOULD NOT BE USED IN PLACE OF A VISIT, CALL, CONSULTATION OR THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTHCARE PROVIDER. INFORMATION INCLUDED IN THE SITE IS NOT EXHAUSTIVE AND DOES NOT COVER ALL DISEASES, AILMENTS, PHYSICAL CONDITIONS OR THEIR TREATMENT. SHOULD YOU HAVE ANY HEALTHCARE RELATED QUESTIONS, CALL OR SEE YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTHCARE PROVIDER PROMPTLY. ALWAYS CONSULT WITH YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTHCARE PROVIDER BEFORE EMBARKING ON A NEW TREATMENT, DIET, OR FITNESS PROGRAM. YOU SHOULD NEVER DISREGARD MEDICAL ADVICE OR DELAY IN SEEKING IT BECAUSE OF SOMETHING YOU HAVE READ IN THE SITE. THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE SITE IS COMPILED FROM A VARIETY OF SOURCES (“INFORMATION PROVIDERS”). NEITHER GOOD SHEPHERD NOR INFORMATION PROVIDERS DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY PRACTICE MEDICINE OR DISPENSE MEDICAL SERVICES AS PART OF THE SITE.

GOOD SHEPHERD, ITS AFFILIATES [AND ITS SPONSORS], OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, INFORMATION PROVIDERS, PARTNERS, ADVERTISERS AND/OR SUPPLIERS ARE NEITHER RESPONSIBLE NOR LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE, OR OTHER DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING IN ANY WAY TO THIS SITE, SITE-RELATED SERVICES, CONTENT OR INFORMATION CONTAINED HEREIN, OR ANY HYPERLINKED WEBSITE. YOUR SOLE REMEDY FOR DISSATISFACTION WITH THE SITE, SITE-RELATED SERVICES, CONTENT, OR INFORMATION CONTAINED HEREIN, AND/OR HYPERLINKED WEBSITES IS TO STOP USING THE SITE, SITE-RELATED SERVICES, CONTENT OR INFORMATION, OR HYPERLINKED WEBSITES.

The Site references many health care providers, including, but not limited to, physicians and other health care providers who have privileges or treat patients at various hospitals and offices that form a part of the Good Shepherd network and Good Shepherd is not liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, special, exemplary, punitive or other damages arising out of or relating in any way to services offered or rendered by any health care provider referenced on the Site. These physicians may not be employees or agents of Good Shepherd. You must exercise your own independent judgment when utilizing the Site to assist in the selection of a physician and such selection is done at your own risk.

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Good Shepherd, its officers, directors, employees, agents, information providers, partners, advertisers and suppliers from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorney’s fees, resulting from a violation of these Terms and Conditions or any activity related to your use of the Site (including infringement of third parties’ worldwide intellectual property rights, negligent or wrongful conduct) by you or any other person at your direction accessing the Site.

Trademark Notice

This site includes numerous trademarks and service marks that are the property of Good Shepherd. Other trademarks, service marks, and logos used in this Site may be the trademarks, service marks, or logos of third parties. Nothing in the Site shall be construed as granting any right or license to use any trademark without the written permission of its owner.

Other Websites

Good Shepherd makes no representations whatsoever about any other website that you may access though this Site. When you access a non-Good Shepherd website, please understand that it is independent from Good Shepherd, and that Good Shepherd has no control over the content on that website. In addition, a hyperlink to a non-Good Shepherd website does not mean that Good Shepherd endorses or accepts any responsibility for the content, or the use, of the linked site. It is up to you to take precautions to ensure that whatever you select for your use or download from that site is free of such items as viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and other items of a destructive nature, and that such use or download complies with copyright and other applicable laws.

The Third Party Materials may have their own terms of use that differ from these Terms and Conditions. You should review the terms of use of these other websites before using them.

Choice of Law and Venue

These Terms and Conditions are entered into in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, U.S.A., and shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, U.S.A., exclusive of its choice of law rules. Each party to these Terms and Conditions submits to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts sitting in Lehigh County in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, U.S.A., and waives any jurisdictional, venue, or inconvenient forum objections to such courts. In any action to enforce these Terms and Conditions, the prevailing party will be entitled to costs and attorney’s fees. In the event that any of the Terms and Conditions are held by a court or other tribunal of competent jurisdiction to be unenforceable, such provisions shall be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary so that these Terms and Conditions shall otherwise remain in full force and effect.

Entire Agreement

These Terms and Conditions constitute the entire agreement between Good Shepherd and you pertaining to the subject matter hereof. Anything in the Site that is inconsistent with the Terms and Conditions is superseded by these Terms and Conditions. In its sole discretion, Good Shepherd may modify these Terms and Conditions by posting the revised version on this Site. Such modification shall be effective immediately after posting of the modified Terms and Conditions to the website. Your continued access or use of the Site after the modifications have become effective shall be deemed your conclusive acceptance of the modified Terms and Conditions.

No Unlawful or Prohibited Purpose

As a condition of your use of this Site, you warrant to Good Shepherd that you will not use the Site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms and Conditions. If Good Shepherd is informed that you are making a possibly unlawful or prohibited use of the Site, Good Shepherd may unilaterally deny your further access to the Site or any portion thereof.