Last Revised: September, 2017
Partners Online Second Opinions (“POSO,” “we,” or “us”) is a physician consultative service offered by Partners HealthCare System, Inc. (“Partners”). It is intended to help patients and their treating physician to request an online medical second opinion consultation with a Partners-affiliated physician. No physician-patient relationship is created by use of this Site.
All pages within this Site and any material made available for download are the property of Partners, or its licensors or suppliers, as applicable. The Site is protected by United States and international copyright and trademark laws. The contents of the Site, including without limitation files, documents, text, photographs, images, audio, and video, and any materials accessed through or made available for use or download through this Site (“Content”) may not be copied, distributed, modified, reproduced, published or used, in whole or in part, except for purposes authorized or approved in writing by Partners.
When you use any POSO Service, or send e-mails and other communications from your desktop or mobile device to us, you are communicating with us electronically. You consent to receive communications from us electronically. You agree that (a) all agreements and consents can be signed electronically and (b) all notices, disclosures, and other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such notices and other communications be in writing.
Partners does not accept payment in the form of cash, money order or insurance reimbursement for POSO Services. Major credit cards (MasterCard, Visa, American Express and Discover) are the only accepted means of payment, unless your employer or aggregator service covers the POSO Service and provides you with a covered billing code. When you pay by credit card, you authorize Partners to bill and charge the credit card indicated in your order for any fees and any other amounts provided for in your order as the same become due and payable. In the event that your credit card expires or Partners is otherwise unable to debit the applicable amounts from your credit card Partners shall provide notice to you, whereupon you shall immediately furnish Partners with a valid credit card account number. Your request for services from this Site will not be fulfilled until full payment has been received and verified.
Although Partners attempts to ensure the integrity and accurateness of the Site, it makes no representations, warranties or guarantees whatsoever as to the correctness or accuracy of the Site and Content thereon. It is possible that the Site could include typographical errors, inaccuracies or other errors, and that unauthorized additions, deletions and alterations could be made to the Site by third parties. In the event that an inaccuracy arises, please inform Partners so that it can be corrected. Information contained on the Site may be changed or updated without notice. Additionally, Partners shall have no responsibility or liability for information or Content posted to the Site from any non-Partners affiliated third party.
The Site may contain links to third party websites for your information and convenience. Partners is not responsible for the availability, accuracy, or content of any such third party websites nor does it endorse them. It is up to you to take precautions to ensure that whatever you select for your use or download is free of such items as viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and other items of a destructive nature. If you decide to access any of the third party sites linked to this Site, you do this entirely at your own risk.
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