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Terms of Use

IMPORTANT NOTE REGARDING WEBSITE CONTENT

The information and content (collectively, “Content”) on this website is for your general educational information only. The Content cannot, and is not intended to, replace the relationship that you have with your health care professionals. The Content on this website should not be considered medical advice and is not intended as medical advice. If you are experiencing a medical emergency, you should not rely on any information on this website and should seek appropriate emergency medical assistance. You should always talk to your health care professionals for diagnosis and treatment, including information regarding which drugs or treatment may be appropriate for you. None of the Content on this website represents or warrants that any particular drug or treatment is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Health information changes quickly. Therefore, you should always confirm information with your health care professionals.

Agreement and Terms

These website Terms of Use (“Terms”) describe the rules for using this website. These Terms constitute a legally binding agreement between you, the person using this website, and Optum. If you are helping another person use this website, these Terms constitute a legally binding agreement between both the helper and the person being helped and Optum. Terms such as “we” or “our” and “Company” refer to Optum and its affiliate entities.

By using this website, you agree to the most-recent Terms as well as the most-recent version of our Privacy Policy. We may change these Terms at any time, and such changes will be posted on this or a similar page of this website. It is your responsibility to review these Terms each time you use this website. By continuing to use this website, you consent to any changes to our Terms.

By using this website, you acknowledge and agree that any activity on this website is subject to monitoring by the Company at any time, and that the Company may use the results of such monitoring without limitation, subject to applicable law.


License to use this website and content ownership

Subject to these Terms, the Company grants you a personal, nontransferable, nonexclusive, revocable, limited license to view the Content on the website for the sole purpose of collecting information regarding our services and related activities. You may also print a reasonable number of copies of the Content for your personal use, but in such case you must reproduce all proprietary copyright and trademark notices. All rights, title and interest in and to the website, including the Content, and all intellectual property rights, including all copyright, trademark, patent and trade secret rights therein shall remain with the Company and our licensors and vendors, and no ownership interest is transferred to you or any other entity by virtue of making the Content available on the website, granting the foregoing licenses or entering into this Agreement.

In the event you choose to provide us with any feedback, suggestions, or similar communications, all such messages (collectively, “Feedback Messages”) will be considered non-personal, non-confidential (except for personal information as described in our Privacy Policies) and nonproprietary. This website may include trademarks or logos belonging to other third-party licensors and are used pursuant to an agreement with such third parties.

We may terminate this license at any time for any reason. If you breach any of these Terms, your license to the Content terminates immediately. Upon the termination of this license you must stop using this website, including all Content, and return or destroy all copies, including electronic copies, of the Content in your possession or control.

Restrictions on use of this website

You agree:

  • not to use this website or Content in any way not explicitly permitted by these Terms or the text of the website itself;
  • not to copy, modify or create derivative works involving the Content, except you may print a reasonable number of copies for your personal use, provided that you reproduce all proprietary copyright and trademark notices;
  • not to misrepresent your identity or provide us with any false information in any information-collection portion of this website, such as a registration or application page;
  • not to take any action intended to interfere with the operation of this website;
  • not to access or attempt to access any portion of this website to which you have not been explicitly granted access;
  • not to share any password assigned to or created by you with any third parties or use any password granted to or created by a third party;
  • not to directly or indirectly authorize anyone else to take actions prohibited in this section;
  • to comply with all applicable laws and regulations while using this website or the Content.  You represent and warrant that you are at least 13 years of age, and that if you are between 13 and 18 years of age a parent and/or guardian agrees to these Terms of Use on your behalf.
     

Changes to website content

We may change, add or remove some or all of the Content on this website at any time. In addition, please note that although our goal is to provide accurate information, certain features that may be offered through this website may not be accurate or up to date. In addition, please note that features of services described in this website may change over time as permitted by law, including lists of vendors.
 

Links

While visiting this website you may click on a link to other websites and leave this website. We provide links to other websites that may contain information that may be useful or interesting to you. We do not endorse, and are not responsible for, the content and accuracy of linked websites operated by third parties or for any of your dealings with such third parties. You are solely responsible for your dealings with such third parties and we encourage you to read the terms of use and privacy policies on such third-party websites.

No warranties

All content on this website is provided to you on an “as is”, “as available” basis. The company, all third parties, if any, providing content for this website, and all third parties providing support or information for this website (collectively, “website-related-parties”) hereby disclaim all warranties of any kind, either express or implied, statutory or otherwise including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement.

The website-related-parties make no warranty as to the accuracy, completeness, timeliness, correctness, or reliability of any content available through this website. Without limiting the foregoing, the website-related-parties specifically do not represent or warrant that any information regarding particular plan benefits or scope of coverage is accurate or complete. The website-related-parties make no representations or warranties that use of this website will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that this website or the technology that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components. You are responsible for taking all precautions necessary to ensure that any content you may obtain from this website is free of viruses and any other potentially destructive computer code.

Some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, so one or more of the above limitations may not apply to you.   Check your local laws for any restrictions or limitations regarding the exclusion of implied warranties.

Limitation of liability

You agree that none of the website-related-parties shall be liable for any damage resulting from your use or inability to use this website or the content. This protection covers claims based on warranty, contract, tort, strict liability, and any other legal theory. This protection covers the website-related-parties, including all affiliates, and their officers, directors, employees, and agents. This protection covers all losses including, without limitation, direct or indirect, special, incidental, consequential, exemplary, and punitive damages, personal injury/wrongful death, lost profits, or damages resulting from lost data or business interruption. The total, cumulative, liability of the website-related-parties, including all affiliates, and their officers, directors, employees, and agents, if any, for losses or damages shall be limited to the amount of your actual damages, not to exceed
£100.00.

The limit of liability may not be effective in some states. In no event shall the website-related-parties, including all affiliates, and their officers, directors, employees, and agents, be liable to you for any losses or damages other than the amount described above. All other damages, direct or indirect, special, incidental, consequential, exemplary, or punitive, resulting from any use of the website or content are excluded even if the website-related-parties have been advised of the possibility of such damages. You agree that you use this website at your own risk. If you are dissatisfied with this website or the content, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the website.

Miscellaneous

If any provision of these Terms is determined to be invalid under any applicable rule of law, such provision is to that extent to be deemed omitted, and the balance of the Agreement shall remain enforceable. Before seeking legal recourse for any harm you believe you have suffered arising from or related to your use of this website, you agree to inform us in writing and to give us 30 days to cure the harm before initiating any action. You must initiate any cause of action within one year after the claim has arisen, or you will be barred from pursuing any cause of action.
 

Contact us

To contact us regarding these Terms or the operation of the website itself, contact us at privacy@optum.com or

Optum Health & Technology (UK) Limited
C/O Customer Relations Team
4200 Nash Court
John Smith Drive
Oxford Business Park
Oxford
OX4 2RU, United Kingdom

 

Effective date

The Effective Date of these Terms is January 1, 2017.

 

Additional terms

Your obligations under the following sections survive termination of this Agreement: Important Note Regarding Website Content; Agreement and Terms; portions of License to use this website and content ownership; Restrictions on use of this website;; Changes to website content; Links; NO WARRANTIES; LIMITATION OF LIABILITY;  Additional terms. If any provision of these Terms is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms, which shall remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any of these Terms shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or condition or any other term or condition. You agree to defend and indemnify, Website-Related-Parties and their subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, employees, and agents, harmless from any claim, demand, or damage, including reasonable attorneys' fees, arising out of or related to your breach of this Agreement or your use or misuse of the Content or website. You may not transfer or assign any rights or obligations under this Agreement. The Company may transfer or assign its rights and obligations under this Agreement.