The services should not be used in any urgent or emergency situations. If you think you may have a medical emergency or may need urgent medical attention, call your doctor or 911 immediately.
LICENSE AND RESTRICTIONS
You are hereby granted a personal, non-exclusive, revocable, non-transferrable license to use the Services and view the content, materials, and information available on the Services for your personal and non-commercial purposes. In connection with this license, you may download one copy of the materials on the Services; provided that you do not modify or alter the materials in any way, nor delete or change any copyright or trademark notice. Neither title nor intellectual property rights are transferred to you, but remain with Delta Dental (or its licensors), who is (are) the exclusive owner(s) of all rights, title and interest therein. Except as otherwise expressly provided, all rights are reserved to Delta Dental.
You will not use the Services for any unlawful or abusive purposes, including but not limited to the violation of any Delta Dental or third-party intellectual property rights, and the posting or distribution of any “harmful” or “malicious” code or programming devices (e.g., viruses, corrupted files, key locks, back doors, trap doors, timers or other disabling devices) or any other similar software or programs that may adversely affect the operation of the Services or any other software or hardware.
Finally, do not use the services while operating a motorized vehicle or walking. Such use may distract you, may create a hazard for your or others and is illegal in many areas.
YOUR ACCOUNT ID AND PASSWORD
You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account ID and password and for restricting access to your computer or other device. You are responsible for all activities that occur as a result of the use of your account ID or password, whether or not such activity is authorized by you. This includes, without limitation, maintaining the confidentiality of all data accessed thereby. In addition, you must immediately notify Delta Dental at the address provided below in the event you discover or suspect any unauthorized use of your account ID or password.
You agree not to access or attempt to access any password-protected portions of the Services without an authorized account ID and password or through any means other than by utilizing your authorized account ID or password on the appropriate web page or web tools. Delta Dental reserves the right to refuse service, terminate accounts, and/or prohibit access to the Services, in whole or in part, for any or no reason, at any time in its sole discretion, without notice to you.
DELTA DENTAL DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE
Delta Dental does not offer dental or other medical advice. The content, information and materials provided by Delta Dental through the Services cannot, and is not intended to, replace the relationship that you have with your health care providers; are for general informational purposes only; and shall not be construed, directly or indirectly, as the practice of medicine or dentistry or the dispensing of any medical or dental advice. You should always talk to your health care providers for diagnosis and treatment, including information regarding which drugs or treatment may be appropriate for you. Further, any such content or information is not intended to be instructional for medical or dental diagnosis or treatment or to cover, as applicable, all possible uses, directions, precautions, drug interactions, or adverse effects, and none of the information on the Services represents or warrants that any particular drug or treatment is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Health information changes quickly. Therefore, it is always best to confirm information with your health care providers.
Please consult your doctor, dentist, or other qualified health provider if you have any questions about a medical or dental condition, or before taking any drug, changing your diet, or starting or stopping any course of treatment. You should not disregard medical or dental advice or delay seeking medical or dental advice as a result of any such information or content or any information that does not come directly from your healthcare provider.
HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS SEARCH FUNCTION
The Services permit you to conduct searches of various healthcare providers by location, specialty, participation status and other parameters. The list of, and basic information regarding, such healthcare providers are obtained from such providers through the Delta Dental’s member companies (i.e. independent companies that are members of the Delta Dental Plans Association, herein the “Delta Dental Companies”), and such information is not independently substantiated by Delta Dental. Inclusion of healthcare providers in the Services’ database or providing a profile page or other contact information for a healthcare provider on the Services is not intended to imply recommendation or endorsement, nor does omission imply disapproval.
All information on a healthcare provider’s profile page is the sole and exclusive responsibility of the individual provider. You should confirm with each healthcare provider his or her credentials, participation status, qualifications, and abilities. Delta Dental does not review, verify, endorse, or agree with any such information, and your reliance on such information is at your own risk. In addition, you acknowledge that Delta Dental does not screen, evaluate, perform background checks on, confirm qualifications of, recommend, or endorse any healthcare provider. It is your responsibility to research a provider and determine his or her qualifications.
The information contained in the Services has been compiled by Delta Dental from internal and external sources prepared for the purpose of providing information about Delta Dental, its affiliates, the Delta Dental Companies, and its and their products and services to customers and other permitted users. Delta Dental reserves the right to make changes to the information, data, and materials provided on the Services at any time without notice.
DELTA DENTAL, the DELTA DENTAL logo and other trademarks, service marks, trade names, logos, and other identifiers used in or in connection with the Services are the proprietary service marks or trademarks of Delta Dental, the Delta Dental Companies, affiliates, or third parties and are protected in the United States and internationally. No use of any of these marks or identifiers may be made without the prior, written authorization of Delta Dental. All other trademarks and service marks not owned by Delta Dental that appear on the Services are the property of their respective owners, who may or may not be affiliated with, connected to, or sponsored by Delta Dental.
All content contained on the Services, including but not limited to all works of authorship, design, text, images and data compilations; any improvements or modifications to such content; any derivative works based thereon; and the collection, arrangement and assembly of all such content, are owned, except as otherwise expressly stated herein, by Delta Dental or its licensors. The entire contents of the Services are protected by United States and worldwide copyright and intellectual property laws and treaty provisions.
The services, the software used or contained therein, and all information, data, products and materials contained, described or referenced therein (collectively, "Materials") are provided to your on an "as is" and "as available" basis, without representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, including without limitation (1) any implied warranty of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, noninfringement, or title; (2) any warranty regarding the availability, accuracy, reliability, operation, use, or performance of the services; (3) any warranty that defects will be corrected or that the services or the server(s) and connections that make them available will be uninterrupted, secure, or free of errors, viruses or other harmful components; and (4) any implied warranties arise from course of dealing or course of performance.
In addition, Delta Dental cannot and does not represent, guarantee or warrant that the materials accessible on or via the services are accurate, correct, complete, reliable, or current, and Delta Dental is not responsible for any errors or omissions therein, or any consequences resulting from your reliance on such information.
Delta Dental will use reasonable commercial efforts to keep the services available for access, subject to scheduled downtime for maintenance purposes, unscheduled maintenance and system outages. There are no assurances that the services will be accessible or available at all times for that access will be uninterrupted.
LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY
THIRD PARTY LINKS
The Services may provide links or references to third party websites, mobile applications, services, or materials which are not provided, related to, or maintained by Delta Dental. Delta Dental has no responsibility for the content therein, regardless of whether the link is provided by Delta Dental or a third party, and shall not be liable for any damages or injury arising from your access to or use of that content. The display of any link shall not and does not constitute or imply endorsement by Delta Dental, the Delta Dental Companies, or its affiliates of the linked site or any content therein. No judgment or warranty is made with respect to the accuracy, timeliness, or suitability of the content of any website to which the Services may link, including information on such other website regarding Delta Dental, the Delta Dental Companies, or its affiliates.
You may include a link to the Web Site on one or more other websites operated by you; provided such sites link to the home page (www.deltadental.com) only. Linking to other content within the Web Site is prohibited without Delta Dental's prior express written consent. This limited license expressly prohibits the framing of Delta Dental content in any way or any other activity that may create a misimpression or confusion among users with respect to sponsorship or affiliation.
Delta Dental recognizes that you have an interest in how we collect, retain and use information about you. To understand how we collect, use and safeguard the information you may provide to us via the Services, including individually identifiable health information, please review the Delta Dental Privacy Statement.
While Delta Dental appreciates your comments and is happy to answer your questions about our services and our company, we generally do not accept ideas, know-how, inventions or suggestions for products and services (“Submissions”). This is for your protection and for ours, and to avoid misunderstanding about the origin of Submissions between you and Delta Dental.
Please note that any Submissions, remarks, graphics, or other information provided by you by any means, including through the Services, email, a “Contact Us” form, or otherwise, is and will be non-confidential and non-proprietary, except that any personal information or individually identifiable health information included in any such Submissions will be held and used in accordance with our Privacy Statement.
ENFORCEMENT OF TERMS AND CONDITIONS
AMENDMENTS AND MODIFICATIONS
You guarantee that (i) you are not located in a country that is subject to U.S. Government embargo, or that has been designated by the U.S. Government as a "terrorist supporting" country, and (ii) you are not listed on any U.S. Government list of prohibited or restricted parties.
Delta Dental expressly reserves the right to monitor any and all use of the Services.
Your use of the Mobile App through the Apple iOS mobile operating system is subject to the additional terms set forth in Annex A, which are incorporated herein.
COMMUNICATING BY EMAIL
Sending an email to Delta Dental (via email@example.com) or to a Delta Dental Company (via the Services) is not a completely secure and confidential means of communication. It is possible that your email communication may be accessed or viewed by another internet user while in transit to Delta Dental or a Delta Dental Company. If you wish to keep your communication private do not use the email functionality. In such case, please contact the applicable Delta Dental or the applicable Delta Dental Company by phone.
Delta Dental Plans Association
Attention: Chief Privacy Officer
1515 West 22nd Street Suite 450
Oak Brook, IL 60523
ANNEX A: APPLE IOS SOFTWARE APPLICATIONS