Terms of Use

Use of the information and materials on this server is subject to the terms and conditions contained in the Terms of Use and Privacy Statement. By using the General Health System website, you agree to these terms and conditions. Materials on this website are for informational purposes and are not a substitute for consulting your personal physician.© Copyright 2008 - General Health System and Baton Rouge General

Welcome to the General Health System and Baton Rouge General Website!

General Health System provides this website to you subject to the following Terms of Use and Privacy Statement. If you visit this General Health System or Baton Rouge General website, you agree to abide by these policies. Please read them carefully.

General Health System and Baton Rouge General reserve the right to make changes to this website and to modify the Terms of Use and Privacy Statement at any time. Therefore, you should check these policies frequently to review the then-current policies because they are binding on you.

Terms of Use
General Health System offers the information on this website for general information and educational purposes only. This information is not intended as medical advice and should not be used for diagnosis. Information on this website is not intended to create any physician-patient relationship, nor should it be considered a replacement for consultation with a healthcare professional. If you have questions or concerns about your health, please contact your healthcare provider.

Copyright and Trademark Information
©2008 General Health System. All Rights Reserved.

All content included on this site, such as text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, digital downloads, and software is the property of General Health System or its content suppliers and is protected by copyright laws. The compilation of all content on this site is the exclusive property of General Health System and is protected by copyright laws. All software used on this site is the property of General Health System or its software suppliers and protected by copyright laws.

The General Health System and Baton Rouge General logos are registered trademarks of General Health System and Baton Rouge General. Baton Rouge General Physicians, Baton Rouge General Foundation, Mid City Redevelopment Alliance and AMC/Interlink logos are service marks of General Health System. The product and service names profiled herein are proprietary marks of General Health System. Other brands and names may be the property of their respective owners.

License for Your Use of this Site
General Health System grants you a limited, revocable, and nonexclusive 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 the express written consent of General Health System. This site or any portion of this site may not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, visited, or otherwise exploited for commercial purposes without the express written consent of General Health System. You may not utilize framing to enclose any trademark, logo or other proprietary information contained on this site without express written consent. You may not use any meta tags or any other "hidden text" utilizing General Health System's name or trademarks without our express written consent. You are granted a limited, revocable, and nonexclusive right to create a hyperlink to the home page of this site so long as the link does not portray General Health System, its affiliates or its services in a false, misleading, derogatory, or otherwise offensive manner.

You agree to use this site only for lawful purposes, and you acknowledge that your failure to do so may subject you to civil or criminal liability. You are responsible for ensuring that any materials you post to this site or a discussion area via email or otherwise, does not violate the copyright, trademark, trade secret or other personal or proprietary rights of any third party. You agree not to disrupt, modify, or interfere with this site or its associated software, hardware and servers in any way and you agree not to impede or interfere with others' use of this website. You further agree not to alter or tamper with any information or materials on or associated with this site.

Any unauthorized use terminates the permission or license granted by General Health System.

Use of Email Content
Transmittal of emails to this website may not be private. You grant General Health System and its designees the unrestricted right to use, reproduce, modify, translate, transmit and distribute any information or material you supply or communicate to the website via such postings in any medium now in existence or hereafter developed for any purpose.

Website Links
This website may provide links or references to other sites. General Health System cannot be held responsible for information, products or services obtained on such other sites and will not be liable for any damages arising from access to such sites. Any links to other sites are provided merely as a convenience to the visitors of this website and any inclusion of such links in this website does not imply an endorsement or warranty of the linked sites or their content, products or services. Visitors are cautioned that linked sites are governed by their own use and privacy policies, so visitors linking to such sites should make sure to visit the appropriate pages of those sites to determine what policies will apply.

Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability
General Health System makes no representations or warranties about the suitability of these materials for any purpose. You acknowledge that you are using this website at your own risk. This site is provided by General Health System on an "as is" and "as available" basis, and without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement. General Health System does not warrant the accuracy or completeness of the information, text, graphics, email responses, links and other items contained on this website or on any other server. General Health System does not warrant that this site, its servers, or email sent from General Health System are free from viruses or other harmful components. General Health System shall not be liable for damages of any kind arising from the use of this site, including, but not limited to, any direct, indirect, special, incidental, punitive or consequential damages.

The information contained on this website and in any email responses from General Health System to you are intended to be for general information purposes only, are not confidential, and are not in response to an individual's actual or potential health problems or an individual's particular set of circumstances. Further, this information should not be used as a substitute for consulting with your personal physician.

Applicable Law and Jurisdiction
By visiting this website, you agree that the Terms of Use and Privacy Statement for all purposes shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Louisiana, without regard to principles of conflict of laws, and that any action based on or alleging a breach of these provisions must be brought in a state or federal court located in the State of Louisiana. In addition, you agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction and venue of such courts.

General Health System may make changes to the information contained on this website or the products and services described on this website at any time. General Health System makes no commitment and undertakes no obligation to update the information contained herein. General Health System reserves the right to make changes to our Terms of Use and Privacy Statement at any time, without notice. If any of these provisions shall be deemed invalid, void or for any reason unenforceable, that provision shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provision.

Privacy Policy
Your privacy is important to us. This Privacy Policy describes the guidelines General Health System uses for protecting information you provide to us during your visit to this website, subject to the provisions contained in our "Terms of Use."

The Information We Collect and How We Use It
Certain information is automatically collected when you visit our site. You may have read about "cookies," nuggets of information that are placed by a website in a storage place on your own computer. The types of information we collect with cookies include the name of your Internet service provider, the website that referred you to us (if any), the date and time our website was accessed, the page or pages you visited, and your IP address. Our cookies do not contain information that is, in itself, personally identifying.

In addition, we receive and store any information you enter on our website or give us in any other way. For example, if you send us an email or fill out a form, you are transmitting the information that appears to you in the form or the message. This will typically include information like your name, address, email address, the kind of request you are making, and any other information necessary to fulfill your request. You never transmit any personally identifying information that you do not enter yourself. This information is used internally only for the purpose of fulfilling the request or for contacting you directly. The information we collect may be used for several purposes, for example, to improve the content of our website, track activity on our site, develop new products or services, or respond to inquiries. We also allow access to our database by third parties that provide us with services only for the purpose and only to the extent necessary to provide you with those services. There may also be occasions when we are legally required to provide access to our database in order to cooperate with investigations or other legal proceedings. In those instances, the information is provided only for that purpose.

While your individual information is protected as outlined above, we reserve the right to use aggregated, anonymous data about our visitors as a group for any business purpose, such as, without limitation, analyzing usage trends.

Please note that General Health System will not intentionally share the contents of any email feedback or questions with any third party. However, due to the nature of electronic communications, we cannot and do not provide any assurances that the contents of your email will not become known or accessible to third parties. Please refer to our "Terms of Use" concerning additional policies relating to emails.

Other than as outlined above, General Health System will not sell, trade or rent any personally identifying information we may collect on this website to any third party without your permission.

We urge you not to provide any confidential information about you or your health to us via electronic communication. If you do so, it is at your own risk.

Website Links
From time to time, we may provide additional links on our website to resources you may find useful. These links will lead you to sites governed by different privacy policies. We wish to caution our visitors that they must take the responsibility for visiting the other websites' privacy policies, as we have no control over information that is submitted to those sites. Please refer to our "Terms of Use" for additional information concerning links to other websites.

If you have any questions about the Terms of Use, Privacy Statement, or the practices of this site, you can contact:

General Health System Webmaster
8490 Picardy Avenue, Suite 500A
Baton Rouge, LA 70809