Terms and Conditions of Use

Please read these Terms and Conditions of Use carefully before using this website

Use of Site

Welcome to the Des Peres Hospital’s website (“Site”). Please read the following Terms and Conditions of Use ("Terms") carefully before using the Site. It governs your relationship with Des Peres Hospital regarding your use of the Site. This website and its related services are governed by the Terms and Conditions of Use stated below, and your continued access to this website and its services is subject to your agreement to be bound by such Terms and Conditions of Use, as they may change from time to time. If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions of Use, you may not use this website or its services.

The contents of this website may be viewed and accessed only for your personal, non-commercial use. Photographs, graphics, videos and other imagery included in this website may not be downloaded, republished, retransmitted, reproduced, or otherwise used without our prior written consent.

Surveys

From time-to-time our website may request information from you via survey. Participation in these surveys is completely voluntary and you have a choice whether or not to disclose the requested information, which may include contact information (name and address) and demographic information (zip code and age level). Feedback collected by these surveys will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving use of this site.

Security

This site takes reasonable precautions to protect our users’ information. When you submit confidential information via this website, your information is kept in a secure environment both online and off-line. Messages that you send to us by e-mail however may not be secure. If you choose to send any confidential information to us via e-mail, you accept the risk that a third party may intercept and use this information.

Links

This website contains links to third party websites. Please be aware that Des Peres Hospital is not responsible for any of the content on these websites, nor does Des Peres Hospital make any representations as to such content or its accuracy. Use of any linked third party website is solely at your own risk and we encourage you to read the terms and conditions of each linked third party website you choose to access, including the privacy statements of each such site.

Links to third party websites are provided solely for your convenience. All information, products, advertisements, and other content contained in such linked sites are neither approved nor endorsed by Des Peres Hospital, and Des Peres Hospital is not responsible for such information, products, advertisements or other content.

No Warranties or Representations

The Site is Provided "As Is."

This website provides general educational information. This information is not provided in the course of a professional relationship between a health care provider and a patient. It is not intended to be, and should not be used as, a substitute for medical treatment by a health care professional.

Des Peres Hospital is not making a diagnosis of your condition or a recommendation about the course of treatment for your particular circumstances through the use of this Web site. You should not assume that information on a particular topic on the site is complete or up-to-date. You should never disregard or delay seeking medical advice because of what you have read on this Web site.

SERVICES PROVIDED THROUGH AND INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THE SITE ARE PROVIDED AS IS AND AS AVAILABLE. Des Peres Hospital makes no warranty whatsoever, express or implied, including any warranty as to accuracy, completeness or timeliness, concerning the information contained on or linked through this web site, and you should not assume that such information is accurate, complete or the most up-to-date information available. Des Peres Hospital shall not be liable for any loss, claim or damages caused in whole or in part by its provision of, or your use of, any of the information contained on, or linked through, this web site. Except as expressly provided herein, there are no other warranties, express or implied. Des Peres Hospital disclaims any express statutory or implied warranties, including, without limitation, warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

Privacy Policy

This privacy policy is effective October 1, 2014.

Categories of Data Collected

Your privacy is important to us and we want you to feel comfortable visiting our site. Any personal information that you give to us, including but not limited to your name, address, phone number, e-mail address, insurance, or social security number, will be used only in the following ways:

Use of Collected Data

While visiting our website, if you give us personal data in order to receive information from us, to pre register for an event, or to pre-register for inpatient or outpatient services, we will collect and store that personal data. If you give us personal data in order to pre-register for inpatient or outpatient services through an affiliate’s website, the affiliate may share the personal data with contracted service providers to verify the accuracy of the data and complete the registration process. We do not automatically collect your personal e-mail address, or any other data, simply because you visit our website.

If we partner with a third party to provide services and you sign up for those services, we will share your name and other contact information necessary for our partner to provide the services to you.

You agree that, should you elect to supply it, Des Peres Hospital may use your name, e-mail address, physical address, telephone number, or other data to communicate with you as described below.

  • By providing a telephone number, you expressly consent and authorize Des Peres Hospital, well as any of their related entities, agents, or contractors, to contact you through the use of any dialing equipment (including a dialer, automatic telephone dialing system, and/or interactive voice recognition system) and/or artificial or prerecorded voice or message. You expressly agree that such automated calls may be made to any telephone number (including numbers assigned to any cellular or other service for which I may be charged for the call) you provide. By providing this express consent, you specifically waive any claim you may have for the making of such calls, including any claim under federal or state law and specifically any claim under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, 47 U.S.C. § 227. By providing a telephone number, you represent you are the subscriber or owner or have the authority to use and provide consent to call the number.

  • By providing a telephone number, you expressly consent to the receipt of text messages from Provider at any telephone number (including numbers assigned to any cellular or other service for which you may be charged for the call) you provide. By providing this express consent, you specifically waive any claim you may have for the making of such calls, including any claim under federal or state law and specifically any claim under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, 47 U.S.C. § 227. By providing a telephone number, you represent you are the subscriber or owner or have the authority to use and provide consent to call the number.

  • By providing my email address, you expressly opt-in to the receipt of email communications from Des Peres Hospital for or related to medical goods or services, your account, and other services such as financial, clinical and educational information including exchange news, changes to health care law, health care coverage, care follow up, and other healthcare opportunities, goods and services. By providing this express consent, you specifically waive any claim you may have for the sending of such emails, including any claim under federal or state law and specifically any claim under the CAN-SPAM Act, 15 U.S.C.§ 7701, et seq. By providing an email address, you represent you are the subscriber or owner or have the authority to use and provide consent to contact the email address.

You may revoke your consent to contact at any time by directly contacting Des Peres Hospital or utilizing the opt–out method that will be identified in the applicable communication.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

We will post any changes to this Privacy Policy on this site by a link from our homepage so that you always know what information we collect and how we use it. Please consult this portion of the web-site regularly for important changes to the Privacy Policy as they occur. By using this website, by providing requested information, or by using this website after any changes to this Privacy Policy are posted on it, you consent to the collection and use of your personal information as detailed in this Privacy Policy, as amended, whether or not you have reviewed them.

Physician Disclaimer

Physicians performing services at Des Peres Hospital are independent contractors and not employees, agents or representatives of Des Peres Hospital.