Terms of Use

Article I. Privacy practices of SSM Health Care 
 
SSM Health Care and Jefferson City Medical Group are committed to protecting the privacy of the users of this Web site. If you provide health information that identifies who you are, we will only use and disclose such information as stated in the Notice of Privacy Practices.

In addition, we will use and disclose the information you provide us as stated in the following Legal Notification.

Article II. LEGAL NOTIFICATION

Copyright Statement
The contents of all material available on this World Wide Web site are copyrighted by SSM Health (SSMH) and Jefferson City Medical Group (JCMG) unless otherwise indicated. Copyright is not claimed as to any part of an original work prepared by a U.S. or state government officer or employee as part of that person's official duties. All rights are reserved and content may not be reproduced, downloaded, disseminated, or transferred, in any form or by any means, except with the prior written agreement of SSMH or as indicated below. Users may download pages or other content for their own personal use on a single computer, but no part of such content may be otherwise or subsequently reproduced, downloaded, disseminated, or transferred, in any form or by any means, except with the prior written agreement of and with express attribution to, SSMH and JCMG.

Terms of Use and Liability Disclaimer
SSM Health Care (SSMH) makes available this web site and the information and services contained herein in furtherance of SSMH’s nonprofit and tax-exempt purposes. While SSMHC and JCMG make every effort to present accurate and reliable information on this site, SSMH and JCMG do not endorse, approve or certify such information, nor does it guarantee the accuracy, completeness, efficacy, or timeliness of such information. Use of such information is voluntary, and reliance on it should only be undertaken after an independent review by qualified experts. Reference herein to any specific commercial product, process or service does not constitute or imply endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by SSMH.

At certain places on this site, live "links" to other web sites can be accessed. Such external sites contain information created, published, maintained, or otherwise posted by institutions or organizations independent of SSMH or JCMG. SSMH and JCMG do not endorse, approve, certify, or control these external sites and does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, efficacy, or timeliness of information located at such sites. Use of any information obtained from such sites is voluntary, and reliance on it should only be undertaken after an independent review by qualified experts.

Reference therein to any specific commercial product, process or service does not constitute or imply endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by SSMH or JCMG.

SSMH AND JCMG ASSUME NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR CONSEQUENCES RESULTING FROM USE OF THE INFORMATION CONTAINED HEREIN, OR FROM USE OF THE INFORMATION OBTAINED AT LINKED SITES, OR IN ANY RESPECT FOR THE CONTENT OF SUCH INFORMATION. SSMHC IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR, AND EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL LIABILITY FOR, DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING OUT OF USE, REFERENCE TO, RELIANCE ON, OR PERFORMANCE OF SUCH INFORMATION.

Web Privacy Policies and Procedures
SSM Health (SSMH) and Jefferson City Medical Group (JCMG) respect your privacy. This document outlines the ways that an SSMH or JCMG web site may collect information from you.
Browsing the Site

Generally speaking, you can visit the pages of the SSMH and JCMG web site without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information. To learn more about who visits our site, we may track Internet domain addresses (that is, where you are connecting to the web site from, for instance from aol.com). While we log this address information, you will remain anonymous. We do not access or record such information as your log-in name at aol.com, and we use the information that is recorded for statistical purposes only.

There are portions of the SSMH and JCMG web sites that may request personal information:

Web Form Pages
Other portions of the site require personal information in order for you to complete such activities as purchasing books or gifts, subscribing to discussion lists or forums, or contacting SSMH or JCMG staff members. These pages will ask you to enter such personal information as your name, social security number (for on-line employment applications), mailing address, phone numbers, e-mail address, and credit card information (for future e-commerce applications). The information that you type in these forms is necessary to complete the action which the page is used for.

You may choose whether to enter this personal information. You are not required to do so. However, if you choose not to provide the information that we request, you may be unable to complete an action online and/or you may be unable to view portions of the web site.
Links to Other Sites

The SSMH and JCMG web site includes links to other web sites. SSMH and JCMG are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of those sites. You should always read the privacy policy at a web site before revealing any personal information.

Links Policy

What We Link
SSMH and JCMG publish electronic links to certain web sites ONLY if they fit the needs of our customers and employees. SSMH and JCMG’s web site link policy guidelines include, but are not limited to, the following:

  1. External links are a good source of noncommercial information relevant to SSMH and JCMG members
  2. External links must be relevant to SSMH's mission and values
  3. If a web site or the web site's sponsor is engaged in unlawful activities or in activities that are incongruent with our mission and values, SSMH will NOT permit links to such a web site
  4. SSMH and JCMG reserve the right to reject or remove links to any web site if we find the site content inappropriate

Links to web sites outside SSMH and JCMG web sites are provided for convenience and information only, and we assume no responsibility for their content.