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Wayne State University Physician Group Terms of Use

All materials contained on this site are the sole property of Wayne State University Physician Group. Without proper written consent by Wayne State Physician Group, any unauthorized reproduction or redistribution of materials contained on this site is prohibited.

Materials contained on this site are not a substitute for professional medical care. This site exists solely for the purpose to educate and inform and should not be used as a substitute for diagnosing and/or treating conditions. You should discuss any concerns with your physician.

These terms and conditions may be changed at any time, at the sole option of the Wayne State University Physician Group, and any use of the website after such change constitutes your acceptance of the new terms and conditions. 

Outside Web Links

Wayne State University Physician Group's website links to some outside websites for the convenience of our users. Please note that Wayne State University Physician Group does not review, control or take responsibility for the content of these sites. The inclusion of a link does not indicate in any way an endorsement of the website or the information contained therein by Wayne State University Physician Group.

Email

Information transmitted by e-mail is not secure and may not remain confidential.  A member of the Marketing and Communications Department, not medical personnel, first reads these emails. Therefore, users should not email information regarding their private medical history or conditions.

Wayne State University Physician Group website will not send unsolicited emails. If desired, you can request newsletters or updates. Such a request will act as a request to WSUPG to send you email information.  

Compliance with Law

Wayne State University Physician Group is committed to complying with law, and will not discriminate in violation of law.  Your use of this website must be consistent with law, and you may not use this website in any way that is illegal, fraudulent, or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity.

Access by Children

This website is not intended to be used by children under 13 years of age. Children under 13 years old should not fill out or submit any information to WSUPG, and the submission of information will be treated as a promise that the person submitting the information is an adult.  You may only provide information to us regarding children if you are that child's parent or legal guardian.

Consents and Copyrights

All trademark, logo or copyrighted materials found on these pages is the sole property of Wayne State University Physician Group. Any reproduction of our information, photographs or illustrations beyond personal use is strictly prohibited without express written consent of Wayne State University Physician Group. We comply with the provisions of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act applicable to Internet service providers (17 U.S.C. § 512).  If you believe that information on our website violates your copyright, please provide written notice with all necessary details to:

WSUPG Marketing and Communications
1420 Stephenson Hwy., 4th Floor
Troy, MI 48083

Privacy

As you use our website, we may collect certain information about you. This information can include your name, address, e-mail address, the IP address of the computer you used to visit the website, and other information. We use your information to administer this website, verify your identity, measure the use of the website, and for similar purposes. We may also use the information to provide information as required or permitted by law including, if permissible, release of information to law enforcement officials. 

Notice of Privacy Practices

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY. ACCESS TO THIS WEBSITE IS PROVIDED "AS IS" AND WITH NO WARRANTIES WHATSOEVER. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY PHYSICIAN GROUP, OR ANY OF ITS PHYSICIANS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OR CONTRIBUTORS TO THIS WEBSITE, BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, DIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL  DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, DATA OR INFORMATION, OR OTHER PECUNIARY LOSS ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THE USE OF (OR INABILITY TO USE) THE WEBSITE, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE RISK OF SUCH DAMAGES. IF IT IS NOT PERMISSIBLE UNDER LAW TO COMPLETELY DISCLAIM DAMAGES, THE MAXIMUM OF SUCH DAMAGES SHALL NOT EXCEED ONE DOLLAR ($1).

European Union Residents

Wayne State University Physician Group's website will collect and retain certain information about you in connection with your use of this website. Information regarding your computer and the areas on this website that you have visited (often called "cookies") are retained. Also, information will be retained if you fill out an appointment request or otherwise submit information through this website. 

Social Media Policy

This Policy is intended to assist members of WSUPG’s social media communities with the appropriate use of Social Media in compliance with regulations such as HIPAA and WSUPG Policies and Procedures. "Social Media" shall mean Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Foursquare, MySpace, Tumblr, blogs, podcasts, discussion forums and other online social networks. This policy is based in the principle: WSUPG is eager to participate in the social media community through positive and respectful engagement.

PROCEDURE:

I. I. PARTICIPATION ON WSUPG SOCIAL MEDIA CHANNELS

A. Guidelines for participating on WSUPG-affiliated Social Media Channels. WSUPG encourages meaningful discussion on its social media channels by

(1) Respectfully interacting with other community members without the use of profanity, hate speech, threats or personal attacks.

(2) Adding value to the conversation by asking questions and sharing ideas as well as accurate, relevant and credible information.

(3) Providing positive and constructive feedback by sharing thoughts in a rational and respectful manner.

II. REMOVAL OF POSTINGS AND/OR USERS FROM WSUPG CHANNELS

B. WSUPG reserves the right to delete postings and remove/block users from WSUPG-affiliated social media channels who

(1) Post content that is irrelevant to the conversation, objectionable or self-promotional materials, inaccurate content, spam or other content that does not advance the discussion.

(2) Share copyrighted material that they do not have the appropriate permission to post.

(3) Makes threats against any person, company or organization.

(4) Violates the terms of use that independently govern each social network.

(5) Makes false comments or claims about WSUPG.

III. SAFETY INFORMATION

C. Materials contained on WSUPG-affiliated social channels are not a substitute for professional medical care. WSUPG channels exist solely for the purpose to educate and inform and should not be used as a substitute for diagnosing and/or treating any medical conditions.

IV. THIRD PARTY SITES

D. WSUPG may share links to third party articles and websites as a way of sharing news and information relevant to the discussion. WSUPG does not create or control the content of these sites and therefore cannot take responsibility for the content on any third-party sites.

Questions

If you have any questions or would like to comment on our Terms and Conditions, please email us at admin@wsupgdocs.org