When you visit the California Advanced Pain & Spine Specialists Patient Portal or send e-mails to us, you are communicating with us electronically. You consent to receive communications from us electronically. We will communicate with you where we deem appropriate by e-mail or by posting notices on this site. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide you electronically satisfy any legal requirements that such communications be in writing.
THE PATIENT PORTAL IS NOT INTENDED TO PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE
SITE CONTENT IS NOT INTENDED IN ANY WAY TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE FROM YOUR HEALTH CARE TEAM. ALL CONTENT PROVIDED BY DR. SALAZAR ON THIS PATIENT PORTAL IS GENERAL IN NATURE, IS PRESENTED IN SUMMARY FORM, AND IS PROVIDED FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY TO IMPROVE YOUR COLLABORATION WITH YOUR HEALTH CARE TEAM. THIS WEBSITE IS NOT INTENDED FOR USE IN THE DIAGNOSIS OF DISEASE OR OTHER CONDITIONS, OR IN THE CURE, MITIGATION, TREATMENT, OR PREVENTION OF DISEASE. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL FOR YOUR QUESTIONS CONCERNING A MEDICAL OR CLINICAL CONDITION, DECISIONS, GUIDELINES, MANAGEMENT OR TREATMENT. DO NOT RELY ON CONTENT, GUIDELINES, PRODUCTS OR ANY OTHER SERVICE OFFERED BY OR THROUGH THE PATIENT PORTAL OR THE SITE FOR MEDICAL OR CLINICAL DECISIONS, DIAGNOSIS, MANAGEMENT OR TREATMENT. NEVER DISREGARD MEDICAL ADVICE OR DELAY IN SEEKING IT BECAUSE OF SOMETHING YOU HAVE READ ON THIS SITE. DO NOT USE THIS PATIENT PORTAL TO COMMUNICATE WITH DR. SALAZAR REGARDING ANY URGENT MEDICAL ISSUE OR FOR A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. IF YOU HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY OR AN URGENT MEDICAL MATTER CALL OUR OFFICE DURING NORMAL BUSINESS HOURS AND AFTER HOURS SEEK TREATMENT AT AN URGENT CARE OR EMERGENCY ROOM OR CONTACT 911.
YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
Your privacy is important to us. You will need to provide a User ID and password to access and use this service. When you download your personal information from your data source (including, for example, medical information from visits to healthcare providers) the Portal will store your personal information.
If you use this site, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password and for restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. We reserve the right to refuse service, terminate accounts, remove or edit content, or cancel orders in their sole discretion.
In addition, we may automatically gather general statistical information about our Web site and users, such as IP addresses, browsers, pages viewed and number of visitors, but in doing so we do not reference you by individual name, e-mail address, home address, or telephone number. We use this data in the aggregate to determine how much our customers use parts of our site so we can improve our site. We may provide this statistical information to third parties, but if and when we would do so we will not provide any personally identifying information without your prior permission. We do not sell or rent or share personally identifying information collected during your use of our Web site without your permission. We collect and store your profile in order for you to manage your health.
We employ reasonable and current security methods to prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure correct use of information your account information and profile are password-protected. We recommend that you do not divulge your password to anyone. Our personnel will never ask you for your password in an unsolicited phone call or in an unsolicited e-mail. Remember to sign out of your account and close your browser window when you have finished your session. This is to help ensure that others cannot access your personal information and correspondence if you share a computer with someone else or are using a computer in a public place where others may have access to it. Remember that certain portions of the website that you may visit may be public places, whether solely for users within a practice or for any users of our portal. Whenever you voluntarily disclose personal information online - for example on message boards, through e-mail or in chat areas - that information can be collected and used by others. No data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be perfectly secure. As a result, while we try to protect your personal information, we cannot ensure or guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk. We have taken the steps required of us under the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health ("HITECH") and HIPAA to protect the security and privacy of any patient information housed on our website.
HOW YOU CAN OPT-OUT
You must notify us to disengage from the Patient Portal. Please contact us if you wish to opt out or terminate use of this Patient Portal.
LICENSE AND SITE ACCESS
We grant you a limited license to access and make personal use of this site and not to download (other than page caching) or modify it, or any portion of it, except with tools provided by us or with the express written consent of California Advanced Pain & Spine Specialists. This license does not include any resale or commercial use of this site or its contents; the right to make or establish a derivative use of this site or its contents; any downloading or copying of account information for the benefit of another party - except as might otherwise be allowed under the site (e.g. parent/guardian/minor relationship); or any use of data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction tools. This site or any portion of this site may not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, visited, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose without express written consent of California Advanced Pain & Spine Specialists. You may not frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo, or other proprietary information (including images, text, page layout, or form) of California Advanced Pain & Spine Specialists or third party providers without express written consent. You may not use any meta tags or any other "hidden text" utilizing California Advanced Pain & Spine Specialists's name or trademarks without the express written consent of California Advanced Pain & Spine Specialists. Any unauthorized use terminates the permission or license granted by California Advanced Pain & Spine Specialists. You are granted a limited, revocable, and nonexclusive right to create a hyperlink solely to the home page of Dr. Salazar so long as the link does not portray Dr. Salazar or their products or services in a false, misleading, derogatory, or otherwise offensive matter. You may not use any California Advanced Pain & Spine Specialists logo or other proprietary graphic or trademark as part of the link without express written permission. This patient portal and the associated software are licensed by California Advanced Pain & Spine Specialists from General Electric Company and is subject to further restrictions and limitations on use imposed by General Electric Company
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
THIS SITE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. DR. SALAZAR MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE OPERATION OF THIS SITE OR THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, OR PRODUCTS INCLUDED ON THIS SITE. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THIS SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY APPLICABLE LAW, WE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT THIS SITE, ITS SERVERS, OR E-MAIL SENT FROM US ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM THE USE OF THIS SITE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES.
Because we do not use the Patient Portal in the rendering of medical advice, in the event that you have a dispute with any individual and/or entity that arises out of your use of the Patient Portal, you release Dr. Salazar (and our officers, directors, agents, subsidiaries and employees) from claims, demands and damages (actual and consequential) of every kind and nature, known and unknown, suspected and unsuspected, disclosed and undisclosed, arising out of or in any way connected with such disputes. You further waive California Civil Code §1542, which says: "A general release does not extend to claims which the creditor does not know or suspect to exist in his favor at the time of executing the release, which if known by him must have materially affected his settlement with the debtor."
NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR LINKS TO OR FROM OTHER SITES
This Patient Portal may contain lines to other websites and other websites may link to this portal. These links are provided for your convenience only. Dr. Salazar does not control these other sites and assume no liability or responsibility for them, including any content or services provided to you by such sites. You should not consider any link to or from another site as an endorsement of that site by Dr. Salazar.
REVIEWS, COMMENTS, COMMUNICATIONS, FORUMS, AND OTHER CONTENT
We do not control the information provided by other users that is made available through our system. You may find other user's information to be offensive, harmful, inaccurate, or deceptive. Please use caution, common sense, and practice safe trading when using our site. Please note that there are also risks of dealing with underage persons or people acting under false pretense.
MODIFICATION, AND SEVERABILITY
We reserve the right to make changes to our site, policies, and these Conditions of Use at any time. Any changes to our policies will be communicated through our web site at least in advance of its effective date. Information collected before changes are made will be secured according to the previous policies. If any of these conditions shall be deemed invalid, void, or for any reason unenforceable, that condition shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining condition.
This Agreement shall be governed in all respects by the laws of the State of California as such laws are applied to agreements entered into and to be performed entirely within California between California residents. We do not guarantee continuous, uninterrupted or secure access to our services, and operation of our site may be interfered with by numerous factors outside of our control. If any provision of this Agreement is held to be invalid or unenforceable, such provision shall be struck and the remaining provisions shall be enforced. You agree that this Agreement and all incorporated agreements may be automatically assigned by Dr. Salazar, in our sole discretion, to a third party in the event of a merger or acquisition. Headings are for reference purposes only and in no way define, limit, construe or describe the scope or extent of such section. Our failure to act with respect to a breach by you or others does not waive our right to act with respect to subsequent or similar breaches. This Agreement sets forth the entire understanding and agreement between us with respect to the subject matter hereof.
If you have any questions regarding this website, your enrollment or any other question, please contact us.