Conditions of Use

Terms and Conditions of Use

Please read this agreement carefully and completely before using this site. By using this site and the links accessible through this site, you expressly agree to be bound by this agreement. The information and the resources contained on and accessible through this site are made available by Bassett Healthcare Network and their suppliers and vendors, subject to your agreement to the terms and conditions below.

Use of information and resources

The Bassett Healthcare Network Site is available for the sole purposes of providing general information about Bassett Healthcare Network and providing access to health-related resources. This site does not provide medical advice. This site, its information and resources are not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice or for the care that patients receive from their physicians.

Nothing in this site is intended to be used for medical diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician before beginning any new treatment or if you have any questions regarding a medical condition. You should not disregard medical advice, or delay seeking medical advice, because of something you read in this site.

This site and its information and resources are not intended, and must not be taken, to be the rendering of medical, nursing, or professional health care advice or services, or the practice of medicine, nursing, or professional health care, in any jurisdiction.

You understand and agree that Bassett Healthcare Network nor their suppliers or vendors are responsible or liable for any claim, loss, or damage directly or indirectly resulting from your use of this site or the information or the resources contained on or accessible through this site.

While Bassett Healthcare Network and their suppliers and vendors will attempt to keep the information and the resources contained on or accessible through this site both timely and accurate, the companies and their suppliers and vendors make no guarantees, and disclaim any implied warranty or representation about the information's or the resources' accuracy, relevance, timeliness, completeness, or appropriateness for a particular purpose.

Your use of this site is also subject to all additional disclaimers and caveats that may appear throughout the site.

What We Collect

Information You Give Us:

Bassett Healthcare Network receives and stores information you enter on the Site or provide in any other manner. This may include Your personally identifiable information, such as Your name and e-mail address. Of course, You can choose not to provide information and You are always welcome to make such transactions by mail to Bassett Healthcare Network, One Atwell Road, Cooperstown, New York, 13326 or telephone 1-800-852-4566. Bassett Healthcare Network uses the information that You provide for such purposes as responding to Your requests for information, improving the products and services we offer, and communicating with You.

Automated Information Collection:

Bassett Healthcare Network receives and stores certain types of information whenever You visit the Site. In addition to information You provide, we may collect the name of the domain and host from which You access the Internet; the IP address of the computer You are using; and the browser and operating system You are using; the date and time You access the Site; the Internet address of the Web site from which You linked to the Site; the location of Your internet service provider; what pages You accessed; and how long You stayed on the site.

How We Use Information

We use the information You provide and we collect to:

Administer the Site and diagnose problems with our server;
Verify Your identity;
Provide You with information about the Site and Bassett Healthcare Network and our products and services; and in order to facilitate performance by Bassett Healthcare Network or You under the Terms and any other agreement You may enter into with Bassett Healthcare Network; and
Measure the number of visitors to the Site and how the Site is used, in order to make the Site as useful as possible to our visitors.

Intellectual property rights

Any text, graphics, images or other material or software used in connection with this site are the property of Bassett Healthcare Network or its content providers and are protected by applicable intellectual property and other laws. Any use of this not expressly permitted by these Terms may be unlawful.

By your acceptance of these Terms, Bassett Healthcare Network grants you a personal, limited, revocable, nontransferable, non-exclusive right and license to access, perform, display and use this Site for personal use on a single computer, provided that you do not (and do not allow a third party to) reverse-engineer, disassemble, de-compile, reproduce, transcribe, store in a retrieval system, translate into any language or computer language, retransmit in any form or by any means (electronic, mechanical, photo-reproduction, recordation or otherwise), sublicense, resell, redistribute or otherwise transfer any right in the Site without the prior written consent of Bassett Healthcare Network. You may reproduce limited excerpts of the Site for personal use.

You may not sell access to or modify this Site or reproduce, display, publicly perform, distribute or otherwise use the Site in any way for any public or commercial purpose. You may not use any trademark, service mark, or other proprietary mark of Bassett Healthcare Network without the companies' prior written consent. Special terms of service or other rules may apply to the use of certain products, software or other items provided on this Site. Any such special terms of service or rules are listed in the products and are incorporated into these Terms of Service by this reference.

Links to other Internet sites

The Site may contain links to other sites. These links are for the convenience of visitors to the Site only, and Bassett Healthcare Network makes no representations whatsoever regarding such other sites. You should review the privacy policies of other sites carefully before providing any information to such sites. Bassett Healthcare Network is not responsible for the privacy policies or procedures or the content of any other site.

Your access and use of these and any other Internet sites, including the information, services, products, materials, and any other resources contained on them, solely at your own risk.

Disclaimer of warranty

Bassett Healthcare Network and their suppliers and vendors disclaim all express or implied representations or warranties with regard to the information, services, products, materials, and any other resources contained on or accessible through this site, including without limitation any implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement. All such information, services, products, materials, and other resources are made available "as is" and "as available" without warranty of any kind.

Limitation of liability

To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, in no event shall Bassett Healthcare Network or their suppliers or vendors be liable for any direct, indirect, special, punitive, incidental, exemplary, or consequential damages, or any damages whatsoever, resulting from any loss of use, loss of data, loss of profits, business interruption, litigation, or any other pecuniary loss, whether based on breach of contract, tort (including negligence), product liability, or otherwise, arising out of or in any way connected with the use or performance of this site, with the delay or inability to use this site, or with the provision of or failure to make available any information, services, products, materials, or other resources contained on or accessible through this site, even if advised of the possibility of such damages.

You acknowledge and agree that the limitations set forth above are fundamental elements of this agreement and the site would not be provided to you absent such limitations.


You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Bassett Healthcare Network and their suppliers and vendors from any liability, loss, claim, and expense (including reasonable attorneys' fees) related to your violation of this agreement.

Changes to site

Bassett Healthcare Network may change or modify the information, services, products, materials, and any other resources contained on or accessible through this site, or discontinue this site altogether, at any time without notice.

Bassett Healthcare Network may modify this agreement at any time, and such modifications shall be effective immediately upon posting of the modified agreement. Accordingly, you agree to review this agreement periodically, and your continued use of this site shall be deemed your acceptance of the modified agreement.

Privacy and security

By this reference, Bassett Healthcare Network's Privacy and Security statements are part of these Terms.


Bassett Healthcare Network's failure to insist upon strict enforcement of any provision(s) of this agreement shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right.

This agreement and the resolution of any dispute related to this agreement or this site shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of New York, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law. Any legal action or proceeding between Bassett Healthcare Network and their suppliers or vendors and you related to this agreement or this site shall be brought exclusively in a state or federal court of competent jurisdiction.


You agree that if you violate these Terms, your permission to use this site terminates. You also agree that Bassett Healthcare Network may terminate your access to this Site, or any portion thereof, or discontinue providing the Site, or any portion thereof. Further, you agree that Bassett Healthcare Network shall not be liable to you or any third party for any such termination or discontinuance.

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