HSTECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS, INC. TERMS & CONDITIONS OF USELast Updated: November 2017
Welcome to the HSTechnology Solutions, Inc. website and portal. (“Website”). The Website is a service offered by HSTechnology Solutions, Inc. (“HST”, “we”, “us”, or “our”). HST provides this Website to you for your convenience and to provide you with the ability to access certain health related information and services.
Modifications to this Agreement
HST MAY REVISE THESE TERMS & CONDITIONS OF USE AT ANY TIME. SHOULD ANY REVISIONS BE MADE, HST WILL GIVE NOTICE TO YOU AND ALL USERS BY POSTING A NOTICE REGARDING THE REVISIONS ON THIS WEBSITE, AND THE NEW REVISIONS WILL BE EFFECTIVE AS OF THEIR POSTING. BY ACCESSING OR USING THIS WEBSITE AFTER SUCH REVISIONS ARE POSTED YOU AGREE AND CONSENT TO ALL SUCH REVISIONS.
MEDICAL ADVICE DISCLAIMER
HST PROVIDES THE WEBSITE AND THE SERVICES, INFORMATION, CONTENT AND/OR DATA (COLLECTIVELY, “INFORMATION”) CONTAINED THEREIN FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY. HST DOES NOT PROVIDE ANY MEDICAL ADVICE ON THE WEBSITE, AND THE INFORMATION SHOULD NOT BE SO CONSTRUED OR USED. HST OR ITS VENDORS SHALL USE COMMERCIALLY REASONABLE EFFORTS TO ENSURE THE ACCURACY OF THE CONTENT, BUT NEITHER HST NOR ITS AFFILIATES OR VENDORS GUARANTEES THE SEQUENCE, ACCURACY, OR COMPLETENESS OF THE CONTENT AND SHALL NOT BE LIABLE IN ANY WAY TO YOU, OR ANYONE ELSE TO WHOM THE CONTENT MAY BE FURNISHED, FOR ANY DELAYS, INACCURACIES, UNAVAILABILITY, ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THE CONTENT. SUCH CONTENT IS RELIED UPON AT YOUR OWN RISK AND SOLE DISCRETION.
USING, ACCESSING AND/OR BROWSING THE WEBSITE AND/OR PROVIDING PERSONAL OR MEDICAL INFORMATION TO HST DOES NOT CREATE A PHYSICIAN-PATIENT RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN YOU AND HST. NOTHING CONTAINED IN THE WEBSITE IS INTENDED TO CREATE A PHYSICIAN-PATIENT RELATIONSHIP, TO REPLACE THE SERVICES OF A LICENSED, TRAINED PHYSICIAN OR HEALTH PROFESSIONAL, OR TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR MEDICAL ADVICE OF A PHYSICIAN OR TRAINED HEALTH PROFESSIONAL LICENSED IN YOUR STATE. YOU SHOULD NOT RELY ON ANYTHING CONTAINED IN THE WEBSITE, AND YOU SHOULD CONSULT A PHYSICIAN LICENSED IN YOUR STATE IN ALL MATTERS RELATING TO YOUR HEALTH. YOU HEREBY AGREE THAT YOU SHALL NOT MAKE ANY HEALTH OR MEDICAL RELATED DECISION BASED IN WHOLE OR IN PART ON ANYTHING CONTAINED IN THE WEBSITE.
HST IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY CONTENT THAT A THIRD-PARTY MAY MAKE AVAILABLE OR COMMUNICATE THROUGH THIS WEBSITE OR THE PORTAL.
IF YOU ARE A MEMBER OF A GROUP HEALTH PLAN, CERTAIN CONTENT MAY CONSIST OF YOUR IDENTIFIABLE HEALTH INFORMATION MAINTAINED IN YOUR ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS MAINTAINED BY YOUR PLAN, PROVIDER, OR BY YOU. HST IS NOT YOUR PROVIDER AND THEREFORE YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT HST HAS NO RESPONSIBILITY OR LIABILITY FOR THE IDENTIFIABLE HEALTH INFORMATION MAINTAINED BY YOUR PROVIDER. IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS ABOUT THE IDENTIFIABLE HEALTH INFORMATION IN YOUR ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORD, PLEASE CONTACT YOUR PLAN OR PROVIDER TO DISCUSS.
Website Content and Access
HST reserves the right without prior notice to discontinue any services or content available on this Website, or otherwise change specifications at any time without incurring any obligations to you or any other party.
The Website and Portals are available only to users who are at least 18 years old. Under no circumstances should the Website or Portals be used by children under 14 years of age, and we will not knowingly collect personal information from any person we know to be in this age group.
The content on this Website, including without limitation the text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, video or audio clips, digital downloads, data compilations and software, is the property of HST or its affiliates or vendors and is protected under applicable United States and international patent, copyright, trademark and other intellectual property laws. The compilation of all content on this Website, as well as the original arrangement, organization, design, formatting, trade dress, look and feel of the Website is also the exclusive property of HST or its respective affiliates or vendors and is also protected by United States and international intellectual property laws.
HST, or its affiliates, are the owner of the trademarks HST™, among others. Other graphics, logos, button icons, and service names appearing on this Website are also the distinctive and protected trademarks, service marks, or trade names of HST or its affiliates. This Website may contain various third-party names and marks that are the property of their respective owners.
Any unauthorized use of our marks or of our copyrighted material or trade dress or any other intellectual property is strictly prohibited and may be prosecuted to the fullest extent that the law provides.
Should you send HST any Website postings, feedback or data, such as ideas, comments, and suggestions or questions regarding any HST product or service (including this Website or Portal), such information will not be given confidential treatment. HST will not have any obligation of any kind to you with respect to any postings, feedback, or data that you submit regarding the Website. Your submission of such postings, feedback, and data affects an assignment to HST of such material (along with any underlying or related ideas, concepts, techniques and know-how) and you agree to assign and hereby assign all such postings, feedback, and data to HST without charge. As the sole and exclusive owner of such postings, feedback, and data, HST will be free to reproduce, copy, use, disclose and distribute the information to others including without limitation incorporating your postings, feedback, or data (and any underlying or related ideas, concepts, techniques and know-how) into any HST product or service or this Website without compensation to you of any kind.
Notwithstanding the above, certain portions of the Website or Portal may permit and facilitate communications via the Portal between Members and group health plan providers, which will be kept confidential as required by law.
License to Access
You may view, copy, print, and use content contained on this Website solely for your own personal use, provided that: (1) it is used for your internal or personal purposes only; (2) no text, graphics or other content available from this Website is modified or framed in any way; and (3) no graphics available from this Website are used, copied or distributed separate from accompanying text. The use of any content for commercial purposes is expressly prohibited. Nothing in this Agreement is intended to, or may be construed as, conferring by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or other grant of right to use any patent, copyright, trademark, service mark, or other intellectual property of HST or any third party, except as expressly provided in this section.
You may not use, copy, modify, distribute, translate, reproduce, republish, disassemble, reverse engineer, decompile, mirror, frame, hyperlink, or transmit any of the content or materials of this Website or rent or sell use of or access to (such as on a time share or service bureau basis) this Website, or any of the content or materials on this Website. You may not permit third parties to access this Website or use any Website content and may not make any other use of the Website or any Website content except as set forth in this Agreement, unless otherwise expressly agreed to in writing by HST. You may not harvest or collect information about others, including e-mail addresses.
You agree to use the Website for lawful purposes only. You may not post or transmit through the Website any material: (i) that violates or infringes in any way upon the rights of others; (ii) that is unlawful, threatening, abusive, defamatory, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, vulgar, obscene, profane or otherwise objectionable; (iii) that encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any law; or (iv) that, without HST’s express prior approval, contains advertising or any solicitation. Any conduct by you that, in our discretion, restricts or inhibits any other person from using or enjoying the Website will not be permitted.
You understand and agree that HST may terminate or otherwise deny your access to the Website, including any Portal, without notice in the event HST believes in its sole discretion that: (i) you have violated a provision of this Agreement or your Registration Agreement; (ii) you have used or misused the Website in a manner that HST has determined is unlawful, unethical or otherwise inappropriate; or (iii) such action is reasonably necessary to protect a third party or HST or if such action is otherwise required by law.
You acknowledge and agree: (1) that your use of this Website is at your own discretion and risk; (2) that use of any material, information or data downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of this Website is at your own discretion and risk; and (3) that you are solely responsible for any damage to your computer system for loss of data that results from the download of such material, information or data, and for any other form of damage that may be incurred.
This Website may contain links to, or be accessed through links on, websites managed and operated by or on behalf of third parties (including your physician) or other third party entities. These third parties are separate and independent entities and are not agents of HST. HST does not have control over such third-party websites or the content of such websites. As a result, HST does not have responsibility for the information, misinformation, errors, availability, operation, or performance of any such third-party website to which this Website may link or from which this Website may be accessed.
If you operate another website and are interested in linking to our Website, you agree to be bound by the following rules: (1) the link must be a text-only link clearly marked; (2) the link must "point" to the URL for the home page for this Website and not to any other pages; (3) the link, and use thereof, must be in connection with a website of appropriate subject matter; (4) the link, and use thereof, may not be such that may damage or dilute the goodwill associated with HST’s or its affiliates name, trademarks or services; (5) the link, and use thereof, may not create the false appearance that another entity is associated with or sponsored by HST or its affiliates; and (6) the link, when activated by a user, must display this Website full-screen and not with a "frame" on the linked website. HST reserves the right to revoke consent to the link at any time in its sole discretion; either by amending this Agreement or through other notice to you or to approved other forms of linking in writing.
Reference to any pharmacy, physician, product, recording, event, process, publication, service, or offering of any third party by name, trade name, trademark, service mark, company name, or otherwise does not constitute or imply the endorsement or recommendation of such by HST. Any views expressed by third parties on this Website are solely the views of such third party and HST assumes no responsibility for the accuracy or veracity of any statement made by such third party.
THIS WEBSITE AND ALL INFORMATION, SERVICES, AND RELATED MATERIALS IT CONTAINS ARE PROVIDED "AS IS," "AS AVAILABLE” AND “WITH ALL FAULTS." HST MAKES NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY WHATSOEVER REGARDING THE COMPLETENESS, ACCURACY, CURRENCY, OR ADEQUACY OF, OR THE SUITABILITY, FUNCTIONALITY, AVAILABILITY, OR OPERATION OF THIS WEBSITE OR THE INFORMATION OR MATERIALS IT CONTAINS. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, HST, AND ITS RESPECTIVE AFFILIATES AND VENDORS, SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WITH RESPECT TO THIS WEBSITE AND THE INFORMATION AND MATERIALS CONTAINED ON THIS WEBSITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT AND ANY WARRANTIES ARISING FROM A COURSE OF DEALING OR USAGE IN TRADE.
USE OF THE INTERNET IS INHERENTLY UNRELIABLE. AS A RESULT, HST DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE WEBSITE OR YOUR ACCESS TO THE WEBSITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS IN THE WEBSITE WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THIS WEBSITE, OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE, ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. HST DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF THE MATERIALS IN THIS WEBSITE IN TERMS OF THEIR CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE.
YOU UNDERSTAND THAT USE OF THE INTERNET AND THIS WEBSITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. NEITHER HST NOR ITS RESPECTIVE VENDORS, AFFILIATES, OR SUPPLIERS IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY VIRUS OR DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER, COMPUTER SOFTWARE, OR ANY LOSS OF DATA THAT MAY RESULT FROM USE OF THE WEBSITE OR ACCESS TO ANY CONTENT OR SERVICES.
This Website may be unavailable from time to time due to mechanical, telecommunication, software, and third-party vendor failures. HST cannot predict or control when such downtime may occur and cannot control the duration of such downtime. As a result, HST cannot and does not have any liability for such failures.
Reasonable efforts are taken to ensure the accuracy and integrity of information and related materials provided by HST on this Website, but HST is not responsible for misprints, out-of-date information, technical or pricing inaccuracies, typographical or other errors. Information and related materials are subject to change without notice.
No advice or information from HST in any manner will create any warranty as to this Website or any product, service, or material available through this Website. If for any reason you are not satisfied with this Website or its content, your sole remedy is to cease using this Website or such content, even if such remedy should fail of its essential purpose.
Limitation of Liability
TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT WILL HST OR ANY OF ITS RESPECTIVE VENDORS, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, MEMBERS, REPRESENTATIVES, SUPPLIERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, CONSULTANTS, OWNERS, OR AGENTS BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF USE, DATA, INFORMATION, PROFITS, BUSINESS, REVENUE, EXPECTED SAVINGS OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, OR ANY DIRECT, SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING FROM OR OTHERWISE RELATED TO THIS WEBSITE OR YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE, WHETHER SUCH DAMAGES ARE BASED IN TORT, CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF HST HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES OR SUCH DAMAGES WERE OTHERWISE FORESEEABLE. YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IN THE EVENT OF SUCH DAMAGE IS TO DISCONTINUE YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THIS WEBSITE. NOTWITHSTANDING THE FOREGOING, IN ANY EVENT, TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW THE AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF HST AND ITS AFFILIATES AND VENDORS FOR ANY REASON SHALL NOT EXCEED $100.00 US DOLLARS, EVEN IF SUCH REMEDY SHOULD FAIL OF ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE.
YOU AGREE TO DEFEND, INDEMNIFY, AND HOLD HARMLESS HST AND ITS RESPECTIVE VENDORS, AFFILIATES AND THEIR OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, REPRESENTATIVES, EMPLOYEES, CONSULTANTS, AND AGENTS FROM AND AGAINST ANY CLAIMS, ALLEGATIONS, DAMAGES, LOSSES, LIABILITIES, OR EXPENSES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO ATTORNEYS' FEES) THAT SUCH PARTY MAY SUFFER OR INCUR AS A RESULT OF: (I) YOUR USE OR MISUSE OF THE WEBSITE; (II) YOUR INFRINGEMENT OF ANY INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY OR OTHER RIGHT OF HST, OR ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY; (III) YOUR VIOLATION OF ANY APPLICABLE LAW, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY PRIVACY OR DATA SECURITY LAW OR REGULATION; OR (IV) YOUR VIOLATION OF THIS AGREEMENT. NOTWITHSTANDING THE FOREGOING, HST RESERVES THE RIGHT TO PARTICIPATE IN THE DEFENSE OF ANY SUCH CLAIM, SUBJECT TO YOUR INDEMNIFICATION OBLIGATION.
Disputes and Interpretation
This Agreement is governed by and interpreted under the laws of the State of California and the federal laws of the United States, without regard to conflicts of laws principles. This Agreement and access to the Website will be deemed to have been performed and occurred in the State of California and the courts of that State will have exclusive jurisdiction to entertain any action arising under this Agreement. You hereby irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the stated and federal courts with jurisdiction over the County of Orange, California, as applicable, and waive any objections as to personal jurisdiction, venue, and forum non-conveniens.
In the event of any dispute, the prevailing party shall be entitled to recovery of its reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs. Except as otherwise prohibited by applicable law, any cause of action or claim with respect to this Website must be commenced within one (1) year after the action or claim arises. Certain provisions, by their nature or as explicitly stated, will survive any termination or expiration of this Agreement. If any of these conditions shall be deemed invalid, void, or for any reason unenforceable, that condition will be severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining condition.
If you have any questions about the Terms & Conditions of Use, please contact us at:
HSTechnology Solutions, Inc.
23382 Mill Creek Dr. Ste 200
Laguna Hills, CA 92653