Terms and Conditions

Welcome to the Web site of the Greater New York Hospital Association ("GNYHA"). Your use of this Web site is subject to the following terms and conditions ("Terms and Conditions"), which may be updated without further notification to you. Please review these Terms and Conditions carefully since they contain important information regarding your use of the Web site.

The Services We Will Provide to You

Through this Web site, GNYHA will provide you with a variety of services, including information about the services we offer to our members, the various business enterprises associated with GNYHA, and a way to access various key GNYHA publications. In the future, we may choose to offer other services that we determine are appropriate, suitable, and desirable. Please note that some services on the Web site are available only to GNYHA members with a valid user ID and password. Although we will try to provide the most comprehensive services to you as possible, we do not guarantee that any one or all of these will be available to you at any particular time. Please note, however, that all services we do provide to you through this Web site are subject to all of the Terms and Conditions contained herein.

Your Conduct

In using our services, your conduct must, at all times comply with all relevant laws, rules, and regulations, including the Federal, State, and local laws of the jurisdiction in which you receive such services. In addition, you agree to the following:

  • You will not use the Web site to threaten, intimidate, or harass any other person;
  • You will not transmit any pornographic, lewd, immoral, obscene, offensive, libelous, vulgar, or tortuous material, material that is invasive of another's privacy, or material that disparages or insults any individual or group, based on race, ethnicity, gender, nationality, sexual orientation, disability, or other immutable characteristic;
  • You will not transmit false information through the Web site;
  • You will not upload, post, e-mail or otherwise transmit any material that contains viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software, hardware or telecommunications equipment;
  • You will not upload, post, e-mail or otherwise transmit any information or content unless you have the lawful right to disseminate such content;
  • All information submitted, uploaded, or otherwise transferred by you must clearly and accurately identify you as the source of the information; you may not disguise or falsify your identity when using the Web site;
  • You agree that your use of this Web site will not violate any contractual or fiduciary obligations you have to third parties, including that you will not transmit the private, confidential, trade secret, trade mark, proprietary or other non-public information of any other party through the Web site;
  • You will not upload, post, e-mail or otherwise transmit any advertising, promotional materials, solicitations, junk mail, "spam," or any other form of solicitation to any party unless you are expressly authorized to do so by GNYHA;
  • You will not otherwise take any steps to interfere with the functionality of the Web site or of the hardware or software of any other party;

You are Solely Responsible for Your Own Conduct

You are solely responsible for your own conduct on this Web site, including without limitation that you will be solely responsible for any violations of these Terms and Conditions. You agree that you will indemnify and hold harmless GNYHA, its agents, officers, affiliates, and any other third party for any liabilities, costs, damages, and/or expenses that they incur as a result of your actions.

Content on the Web site

This Web site may contain content ("Content") that is provided by other parties. GNYHA will work with the other parties to provide the most accurate information that we can provide, and will review Content to screen out any information that may be offensive or objectionable. However, as we indicate below, GNYHA does not provide any warranties about the Content and your use of this Web site is solely at your own risk. GNYHA shall not be responsible to you or any other party for any costs, damages, expenses, or liabilities relating to the acts of any third party, including without limitation vendors and other users that may provide Content on this Web site. We strongly recommend that you review the user policies, privacy statements and other terms and conditions of all third parties on other Web sites, including Web sites that the GNYHA Web site has links to. GNYHA may post or remove any Content at any time, at its sole discretion.

We are Not Responsible for the Acts of Other Users

We will take precautions to make your experience on our Web site as pleasant and productive as possible and to make sure that other users are following our policies. However, GNYHA is not responsible to you for the conduct of others. Use of this Web site is solely at your own risk. You agree that in consideration for your use of this Web site, which is being provided to you free of charge, neither GNYHA, its officers, directors, employees, agents or affiliated corporations will be liable to you for any costs, expenses, liabilities or damages you incur as a result of your use of this Web site.

Trademarks and other Intellectual Property of GNYHA

GNYHA is a trademark of the Greater New York Hospital Association. In addition, this Web site and all content contained on the Web site are the proprietary information of GNYHA, and may not be used, disseminated or reproduced by you without our express written consent.

No Warranties

This site is provided to you on an "as is" and "as available" basis. GNYHA makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, including but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.

GNYHA expressly disclaims liability for any technical problems with the Web site, including temporary unavailability or delays in connection time. GNYHA does not accept responsibility for any illegal pirating of the Web site or for the actions of those who may obtain unauthorized access to the site.

GNYHA expressly disclaims any warranties about the content, products, information, or materials made available or purchased through this site or its links. This material and product information is made available for informational purposes only and does not in any way constitute advice, medical opinions or medical advice. Should you have any questions or concerns about any information or material presented on the Web site, please contact the author of that information directly.

GNYHA Privacy Policy

GNYHA is committed to protecting your privacy online and to keeping you informed of your online rights. Please read the following information carefully and check back periodically as this information may change.

In order to make your experience with us as beneficial as possible, GNYHA may ask you to provide us with basic information about your institution. This information may include your name, title, address, e-mail address, and/or other business information, and may be asked in the context of our registration process, our surveys, or other questions we ask you while you are using our Web site.

As we indicate above, GNYHA is committed to protecting your privacy. Therefore, unless we notify you and ask for your express permission, we will use the information you provide us only for our internal purposes or for communications directly with you, and will not share any of your personally-identifying information with any other party, unless we in good faith believe that we are required to by law.

Below is a list of frequently asked questions and answers about our privacy policy. Please contact conway@gnyha.org if you have any questions or comments.

  • What kinds of information will GNYHA ask me to provide?

    In order to take advantage of the many services and products available on the Web site, you will be asked to provide basic information about your institution. During the registrations process, for example, GNYHA will ask for your name, title, address, e-mail address, and/or other business information. GNYHA may also collect similar information from you if you participate in online surveys or request information. We ask for this type of information to customize your online experience to your individual needs and preferences and so that we can tailor our products and services to your needs and those of other interested users. GNYHA will not share this information with any other persons or entities.

  • What else should I consider in trying to protect my privacy?

    Please note that our Web site will contain links to the Web sites of other parties. If you provide information to these other parties, the use of that information will be governed by their privacy policies and not ours. Please check the privacy statements of any other party that you provide information to through a link from our Web site, prior to deciding whether or not you wish to provide the information to them.

  • Is the GNYHA Web site suitable for families and children?

    Yes. Although much of the content is geared towards adults employed in the health care industry, we will review all content that we post on our Web site and will make reasonable efforts to prevent offensive, lewd, pornographic, or other "adult" content from appearing. We will also take steps to prevent hackers or other third parties from inserting such offensive conduct on our Web site. Although we cannot absolutely guarantee that the Web site will be free of such influences from outsiders, we hope that such problems will arise only in rare instances, in which case we will do our best to rid our Web site of such intrusions as soon as possible.

  • Will this Privacy Policy be updated?

    This Privacy Policy will be updated from time to time by GNYHA.

Entire Agreement

These Terms and Conditions and any other GNYHA policy referenced herein shall constitute the entire agreement between you and GNYHA with respect to your use of the Web site. It shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the internal laws of the State of New York and any controversy between you and GNYHA shall be adjudicated in courts located within the City of New York, State of New York. By using this Web site, you hereby submit to the jurisdiction of such courts. No provision of these Terms and Conditions shall be deemed to be waived except expressly in writing, signed by an authorized representative of GNYHA. Further, if any provision of these Terms and Conditions are found by a court to be invalid, unenforceable, the parties agree that the court should modify the provision to the extent necessary consistent with the intent of the parties, and the remaining provisions shall remain in full force and effect. Regardless of any law to the contrary, all claims or causes of action arising out of or related to use of the Web site must be filed within one (1) year after it arose or shall be deemed to be forever barred.

This page, the GNYHA Web site, and all contents therein, are the proprietary information of GNYHA. © 2013 by Greater New York Hospital Association, 555 West 57th Street, 15th Floor, New York, New York 10019. All rights reserved. Send e-mail to conway@gnyha.org. Use of this Web site constitutes acceptance of all policies and procedures described in Terms and Conditions.