This web site, multicare.org, (the "Site") is solely owned by MultiCare and maintained by MultiCare. Learn more about MultiCare.
MultiCare reserves the right to update or change the Terms and the Site at any time without notice to you. The most current version of the Terms are indicated by the Date of Revision and can be reviewed by revisiting this page.
Through this Site, MultiCare provides you with access to a variety of health information and resources, including health care content, news, contact information, interactive health care tools and other general information (together "Services"), through the network and servers (the "Network"). This Site and the Services, including any updates, enhancements, and new features are subject to these Terms.
The Site is not intended to provide medical advice. Always talk to your doctor or other health care professional with any questions or concerns you may have about your health.
Information on this Site is intended to help you become informed about health care issues. Information on this Site is generalized and does not take into account individual differences. Use of this Site does not create a provider-patient relationship You should not disregard any advice or treatment from your health professional based on information on this Site.
You may view and download material on the Site solely for your own personal and non-commercial use. You must keep all copyright and other proprietary notices on any copies of the material you use from this Site. You may not modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any information or services obtained from the Site or the Services.
The Site may be used only for lawful purposes. The Site may not be used:
You may be able to upload certain information or content onto the Site. By uploading information onto the Site, you certify that you have the right to upload the information. Information uploaded onto the Site is not confidential, and you grant to us an unlimited, perpetual, royalty free, fully paid-up, worldwide license to use that information for any purpose, in any format or media. We have the right to disclose your identity and location to any third party who claims that any material uploaded or posted by you infringes any intellectual property right, or breaches any confidentiality or privacy right. We are not responsible or liable for the content or accuracy of any content posted by you or any other user of the Site. We have the right to remove any content or information posted on the Site at any time.
Any content or information posted on the Site by a user must:
The trademarks, logos, and service marks (collectively, "Trademarks") displayed on this site are registered and unregistered Trademarks of MultiCare and other Third Party content providers in the U.S. and/or other countries. No Trademark displayed on this site may be used without written permission of the owner of such Trademarks. Misuse of these Trademarks, or any other content on this site, is strictly prohibited. You are also advised that MultiCare will enforce their intellectual property rights. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.
You may not copy, reproduce, republish, post, retransmit, or distribute in any way any of the information contained in this site without prior written consent of MultiCare. Unless otherwise noted, everything that you see or read on this site is copyrighted.
You may place a link to the Site on another website, in a fair and legal manner, so long as the link does not adversely affect the reputation of any health care professional or the Site. The link may not suggest any endorsement or approval of the other website by a health care professional. You may not frame the Site on any other website.
We have the right to determine whether there has been a violation of these Terms. If we determine the Terms have been violated, we have the right to determine the action that will be taken. The action to be taken may include (but not be limited to):
We will not be liable for any damages which you may suffer as a result of the foregoing actions.
MultiCare will respond to notices of alleged copyright infringement that comply with applicable law. If you believe any materials posted or displayed on or accessible on or through the Site infringe your copyright, you may request removal of those materials (or access thereto) from the Site by submitting written notification to the MultiCare Intellectual Property Agent (designated below). In accordance with the Online Copyright Infringement Liability Limitation Act of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (17 U.S.C. § 512) (the “DMCA”), the written notice (the “DMCA Notice”) must include substantially the following:
Contact MultiCare's designated Intellectual Property Agent to receive DMCA Notices at:
MultiCare Marketing & Communications
PO Box 5299
Tacoma, WA 98415
If you fail to comply with the requirements of Section 512(c)(3) of the DMCA, your DMCA Notice may not be effective.
If you knowingly materially misrepresent that content on the Site is infringing your copyright, you may be liable for damages (including costs and attorneys' fees) under Section 512(f) of the DMCA.
Revision Date: February 28, 2019