Terms of Use Agreement

The following terms and conditions, in addition to those laid out in the University Health System Web Site Privacy Policy apply to the University Health System (“UHS”, “we”) Web site. Please read these terms and conditions carefully each time you access this site or any of our other Web sites, as the terms may change from time to time.

  1. Agreement. UniversityHealthSystem.com (“the UHS Web site”, “this Web site”) is an Internet-based online information and communication service provided by University Health System. It is sometimes referred to in this Agreement as the Service. You agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of this Agreement, which includes the University Health System Privacy Policy, linked to this Agreement. University Health System may modify this Agreement at any time. You agree to review this Agreement periodically to ensure that you are aware of any modifications. Your continued access or use of the UHS Web site after the modifications have become effective shall be deemed your conclusive acceptance of the modified Agreement.
  2. License. We hereby grant you the right to view and use this Web site subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement. You may download and/or print a copy of information provided in this Web site for your personal use only. Permission to reprint or electronically reproduce any document or graphic in whole or in part for any other purpose is expressly prohibited, unless prior written consent is obtained from the respective copyright holder(s). Our designated contact for obtaining written consent is:University Health System
    Attn: Corporate Communications
    4502 Medical Drive
    San Antonio, TX 78229
    (210) 358-2335
  3. Privacy. We take your personal privacy seriously. In addition to the publicly accessible pages on this Web site, there are sections on the site where you can request more information or submit personal information to be considered for a specific employment opportunity with UHS. For information about how we secure personal information, please read section 8. Security below. For information about how we use and secure a registered user’s information as well as your rights and responsibilities regarding the use of these features, please read our University Health System Web Site Privacy Policy, which is incorporated by reference into this Agreement.
  4. Links to Other Sites. While visiting this Web site, you may leave the site and access certain third party Web sites. University Health System neither reviews nor controls the content and accuracy of these Web sites, and therefore will not be responsible for their content and accuracy. Your access to third party Web sites is at your sole risk. Other Web sites on the Internet may contain unedited, sexually explicit, violent, racist or other types of material, which may be offensive to you. Please access other Web sites at your own discretion. See our Web Site Privacy Policy regarding information that may be transferred to third parties by using these links or advertisements.
  5. Warranty. In our content areas, information is provided for educational and entertainment purposes only and should not be interpreted as a recommendation for a specific treatment plan, product or course of action. The content areas should not be relied upon for specific medical advice for you. Our suppliers and we assume no responsibility for how you use the information provided through this Service. You should always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.
    Health Information

    The health information on this Web site is provided by UHS solely for informational purposes as a public service to enhance customer service for our customers and to promote consumer health. It does not constitute medical advice and is not intended to be a substitute for proper medical care provided by a physician. University Health System assumes no responsibility for any circumstances arising out of the use, misuse, interpretation or application of any information supplied on this site. Always consult with your doctor for appropriate examinations, treatment, testing, and care recommendations. Do not rely on information on this site as a tool for self-diagnosis. If you have a specific medical condition, please contact your health care provider. Use of this Web site does not replace medical consultations with a qualified health or medical professional to meet the health and medical needs of you or a loved one. Please check with a physician or health professional if you suspect you are ill.Use of Content
    Web pages and downloadable files may be reprinted for personal use only. Permission to reprint or electronically reproduce any document or graphic in whole or in part for any reason except for personal use is expressly prohibited, unless prior written consent is obtained from the University Health System’s Corporate Communications department.
  6. Limitation of Liability (Indemnification). You agree by accessing this Web site that under no circumstances or any theories of liability under international or civil, common or statutory law including but not limited to strict liability, negligence or other tort theories or contract, patent or copyright laws, will the hospital be liable for damages of any kind occurring from the use of this Web site or any information, goods or services obtained on this Web site including direct, indirect, consequential, incidental, or punitive damages (even if UHS has been advised of the possibility of such damages), to the fullest extent permitted by law. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of certain damages so some of these limitations may not apply to you.
  7. User Representations & Responsibilities. You represent and warrant that you are at least 18 years of age and that you possess the legal right and ability to enter into this Agreement and to use this Web site in accordance with this Agreement. You agree to be financially responsible for your use of this Web site and to comply with your responsibilities and obligations as stated in this Agreement.
    User Submissions
    Completion and submission of any form found on the UHS Web site for use in providing personal information for the purpose of registering for an event, obtaining additional information from the facility or applying for a job opportunity serves as conclusive acceptance of the terms of this Agreement and the Web Site Privacy Policy.
  8. Security. We use secure technology. In addition to our Public Online Privacy Policy, we also take the technical side of security very seriously. Any personally identifying information you submit is stored on a secure server in a way that maximizes security and confidentiality. Our servers are behind a complex series of firewalls to add an extra layer of security.