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ACEMAPP Terms of Use

Last Modified: 8/27/18

1. Acceptance of the Terms of Use

Welcome to the ACEMAPP (Alliance for Clinical Experience - Matching and Placement Program) website of Michigan Health Council (“MHC”, “we” or “us”). The following terms and conditions (“Terms of Use”), govern your access to and use of https://acemapp.org/ and its subdomains (“ACEMAPP”), including any content, functionality and services offered on or through ACEMAPP, whether as a guest or a registered user.

Please read the Terms of Use carefully before you start to use ACEMAPP. By using ACEMAPP or by clicking to accept or agree to the Terms of Use when this option is made available to you, you accept and agree to be bound by these Terms of Use and our Privacy Policy, found at http://acemapp.org/terms incorporated herein by reference. If you do not want to agree to these Terms of Use or the Privacy Policy, you must not access or use ACEMAPP.

2. Accessing ACEMAPP and Account Security

ACEMAPP is a healthcare workforce management platform offering integrated services including, without limitation, clinical rotation management, career search and management, volunteer management, CE tracking, ePortfolio, and professional networking. ACEMAPP seeks to strengthen the healthcare workforce through its offered services and connection of experiences and individuals across multiple professions.

To access ACEMAPP or some of the resources it offers, you must provide certain registration details or other information. It is a condition of your use of ACEMAPP that all the information you provide on ACEMAPP is correct, current and complete. You agree that all information you provide to register with ACEMAPP or otherwise, including but not limited to through the use of any interactive features on ACEMAPP, is governed by our Privacy Policy (https://acemapp.org/terms), and you consent to all actions we take with respect to your information consistent with our Privacy Policy.

If you choose, or are provided with, a user name, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential, and you must not disclose it to any other person or entity. You also acknowledge that your account is personal to you and agree not to provide any other person with access to ACEMAPP or portions of it using your user name, password or other security information. You agree to notify us immediately of any unauthorized access to or use of your user name or password or any other breach of security. You also agree to ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session. You should use particular caution when accessing your account from a public or shared computer so that others are not able to view or record your password or other personal information.

Your account may or may not be associated with one or more clinical sites or schools, which will impact what features and resources will be made available to you through your use of ACEMAPP.

We have the right to disable any user name, password or other identifier, whether chosen by you or provided by us, at any time if, in our opinion, you have violated any provision of these Terms of Use. You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to ACEMAPP and ensuring that all persons who access ACEMAPP through your internet connection are aware of these Terms of Use and comply with them.

3. Changes to the Terms of Use and ACEMAPP

We may revise and update these Terms of Use from time to time in our sole discretion. All changes are effective immediately when we post them, and apply to all access to and use of ACEMAPP thereafter. Your continued use of ACEMAPP following the posting of revised Terms of Use means that you accept and agree to the changes. You are expected to check this page from time to time so you are aware of any changes, as they are binding on you.

We reserve the right to withdraw or amend ACEMAPP, and any service or material we provide on ACEMAPP, in our sole discretion without notice. From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of ACEMAPP, or the entire ACEMAPP, to users, including registered users.

4. Intellectual Property Rights

ACEMAPP and its entire contents, features and functionality (including but not limited to all information, software, text, displays, images, video and audio, and the design, selection and arrangement thereof), are owned by MHC, its licensors or other providers of such material and are protected by United States and international copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret and other intellectual property or proprietary rights laws.

These Terms of Use permit you to use ACEMAPP for your personal use only. You must not reproduce, distribute, modify, create derivative works of, publicly display, publicly perform, republish, download, store or transmit any of the material on our ACEMAPP, except as follows:

You must not:

No right, title or interest in or to ACEMAPP or any content on ACEMAPP is transferred to you, and all rights not expressly granted are reserved by the MHC. Any use of ACEMAPP not expressly permitted by these Terms of Use is a breach of these Terms of Use and may violate copyright, trademark and other laws.

5. Prohibited Uses

You may use ACEMAPP only for lawful purposes and in accordance with these Terms of Use. You agree not to use ACEMAPP:

Additionally, you agree not to:

6. User Contributions

ACEMAPP may contain message boards, chat rooms, personal profiles, forums, bulletin boards and other interactive features (collectively, “ Interactive Services”) that allow users to post, submit, publish, display or transmit to other users or other persons (hereinafter, “post”) content or materials (collectively, “User Contributions”) on or through ACEMAPP. All User Contributions must comply with the content standards set out in these Terms of Use.

Any User Contribution you post to the site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. By providing any User Contribution on ACEMAPP, you grant us and our service providers, and each of their and our respective licensees, successors and assigns the right to use, reproduce, modify, perform, display, distribute and otherwise disclose to third parties any such material for any purpose.

You represent and warrant that:

You understand and acknowledge that you are responsible for any User Contributions you submit or contribute, and you, not the MHC, have full responsibility for such content, including its legality, reliability, accuracy and appropriateness. We are not responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any User Contributions posted by you or any other user of ACEMAPP.

7. Monitoring and Enforcement; Termination

We have the right to:

Without limiting the foregoing, we have the right to fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing us to disclose the identity or other information of anyone posting any materials on or through ACEMAPP. YOU WAIVE AND HOLD HARMLESS MHC AND ITS AFFILIATES, LICENSEES AND SERVICE PROVIDERS FROM ANY CLAIMS RESULTING FROM ANY ACTION TAKEN BY ANY OF THE FOREGOING PARTIES DURING OR AS A RESULT OF ITS INVESTIGATIONS AND FROM ANY ACTIONS TAKEN AS A CONSEQUENCE OF INVESTIGATIONS BY EITHER SUCH PARTIES OR LAW ENFORCEMENT AUTHORITIES.

However, we do not undertake to review all material before it is posted on ACEMAPP, and cannot ensure prompt removal of objectionable material after it has been posted. Accordingly, we assume no liability for any action or inaction regarding transmissions, communications or content provided by any user or third party. We have no liability or responsibility to anyone for performance or nonperformance of the activities described in this section.

8. Content Standards

These content standards apply to any and all User Contributions and use of Interactive Services. User Contributions must in their entirety comply with all applicable laws and regulations. Without limiting the foregoing, User Contributions must not:

9. Copyright Infringement

We take claims of copyright infringement seriously. We will respond to notices of alleged copyright infringement that comply with applicable law. If you believe any materials accessible on or from this site infringe your copyright, you may request removal of those materials from ACEMAPP by submitting written notification to our copyright agent designated below. In accordance with the Online Copyright Infringement Liability Limitation Act of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (17 U.S.C. § 512) (“DMCA”), the written notice (the “ DMCA Notice”) must include substantially the following:

Our designated copyright agent to receive DMCA Notices is:

 

Craig Donahue
Michigan Health Council
2121 University Park Dr.
Okemos, Michigan 48864
(517) 347-8093
Terms@mhc.org

If you fail to comply with all of the requirements of Section 512(c)(3) of the DMCA, your DMCA Notice may not be effective.

Please be aware that if you knowingly materially misrepresent that material or activity on ACEMAPP is infringing your copyright, you may be held liable for damages (including costs and attorneys’ fees) under Section 512(f) of the DMCA.

10. Links from ACEMAPP

If ACEMAPP contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your convenience only. This includes links contained in advertisements, including banner advertisements and sponsored links. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. If you decide to access any of the third party websites linked to ACEMAPP, you do so entirely at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for such websites.

11. Geographic Restrictions

MHC is based in the state of Michigan in the United States. We make no claims that ACEMAPP or any of its content is accessible or appropriate outside of the United States. If you access ACEMAPP from outside the United States, you do so on your own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.

12. Disclaimer of Warranties

YOUR USE OF ACEMAPP, ITS CONTENT AND ANY SERVICES OBTAINED THROUGH ACEMAPP IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. ACEMAPP, ITS CONTENT AND ANY SERVICES OBTAINED THROUGH ACEMAPP ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS, WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. NEITHER MHC NOR ANY PERSON ASSOCIATED WITH MHC MAKES ANY WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION WITH RESPECT TO THE COMPLETENESS, SECURITY, RELIABILITY, QUALITY, ACCURACY OR AVAILABILITY OF ACEMAPP. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, NEITHER MHC NOR ANYONE ASSOCIATED WITH MHC REPRESENTS OR WARRANTS THAT ACEMAPP, ITS CONTENT OR ANY SERVICES OBTAINED THROUGH ACEMAPP WILL BE ACCURATE, RELIABLE, ERROR-FREE OR UNINTERRUPTED, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, THAT OUR SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS OR THAT ACEMAPP OR ANY SERVICES OBTAINED THROUGH ACEMAPP WILL OTHERWISE MEET YOUR NEEDS OR EXPECTATIONS. MHC HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT AND FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE. THE FOREGOING DOES NOT AFFECT ANY WARRANTIES WHICH CANNOT BE EXCLUDED OR LIMITED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.

13. Limitation on Liability

IN NO EVENT WILL MHC, ITS AFFILIATES OR THEIR LICENSORS, SERVICE PROVIDERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OFFICERS OR DIRECTORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, WHETHER CAUSED BY TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), BREACH OF CONTRACT OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF FORESEEABLE, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THESE TERMS OF USE OR YOUR USE, OR INABILITY TO USE, ACEMAPP, ANY WEBSITES LINKED TO IT, ANY CONTENT ON ACEMAPP OR SUCH OTHER WEBSITES OR ANY SERVICES OBTAINED THROUGH ACEMAPP OR SUCH OTHER WEBSITES. IN NO EVENT WILL MHC'S AGGREGATE LIABILITY ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THESE TERMS OF USE OR YOUR USE, OR INABILITY TO USE, ACEMAPP, ANY WEBSITES LINKED TO IT, ANY CONTENT ON ACEMAPP OR SUCH OTHER WEBSITES OR ANY SERVICES OBTAINED THROUGH ACEMAPP OR SUCH OTHER WEBSITES EXCEED THE TOTAL AMOUNTS PAID BY YOU TO MHC IN CONNECTION WITH SUCH USE IN THE SIX MONTH PERIOD PRECEDING THE EVENT GIVING RISE TO THE CLAIM. THE FOREGOING DOES NOT AFFECT ANY LIABILITY WHICH CANNOT BE EXCLUDED OR LIMITED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.

14. Indemnification

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless MHC, its affiliates, licensors and service providers, and its and their respective officers, directors, employees, contractors, agents, licensors, suppliers, successors and assigns from and against any claims, liabilities, damages, judgments, awards, losses, costs, expenses or fees (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) arising out of or relating to your violation of these Terms of Use or your use of ACEMAPP other than as expressly authorized in these Terms of Use.

15. Governing Law and Jurisdiction

All matters relating to ACEMAPP and these Terms of Use and any dispute or claim arising therefrom or related thereto (in each case, including non-contractual disputes or claims), shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the internal laws of the State of Michigan without giving effect to any choice or conflict of law provision or rule.

Any legal suit, action or proceeding arising out of, or related to, these Terms of Use or ACEMAPP shall be instituted exclusively in the federal courts of the United States or the courts of the State of Michigan. You waive any and all objections to the exercise of jurisdiction over you by such courts and to venue in such courts.

16. Waiver and Severability

No waiver by MHC of any term or condition set forth in these Terms of Use shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or condition or a waiver of any other term or condition, and any failure of the MHC to assert a right or provision under these Terms of Use shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.

If any provision of these Terms of Use is held by a court or other tribunal of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable for any reason, such provision shall be eliminated or limited to the minimum extent such that the remaining provisions of the Terms of Use will continue in full force and effect.

17. Entire Agreement

The Terms of Use and our Privacy Policy constitute the sole and entire agreement between you and MHC with respect to ACEMAPP and supersede all prior and contemporaneous understandings, agreements, representations and warranties, both written and oral, with respect to ACEMAPP.

18. Your Comments and Concerns

This website is operated by Michigan Health Council, located at 2121 University Park Drive, Okemos, Michigan 48864. All feedback, comments, requests for technical support and other communications relating to ACEMAPP should be directed to: Terms@mhc.org

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ACEMAPP Privacy Policy

Last modified: 8/27/18

1. Introduction

Michigan Health Council (“MHC” or “We”) respects your privacy and is committed to protecting it through our compliance with this policy.

This policy describes the types of information we may collect from you or that you may provide when you visit the website https://acemapp.org and its subdomains (“ACEMAPP”) and our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting, and disclosing that information.

This policy applies to information we collect:

It does not apply to information collected by:

Please read this policy carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding your information and how we will treat it. If you do not agree with our policies and practices, your choice is not to use ACEMAPP. By accessing or using ACEMAPP, you agree to this privacy policy. This policy may change from time to time (see Section 12, Changes to Our Privacy Policy). Your continued use of ACEMAPP after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so please check the policy periodically for updates.

2. Children Under the Age of 13

ACEMAPP is not intended for children under 13 years of age. No one under age 13 may provide any information to ACEMAPP. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If you are under 13, do not use or provide any information on ACEMAPP or on or through any of its features, make any purchases through ACEMAPP, use any of the interactive or public comment features of ACEMAPP, or provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, email address, or any screen name or user name you may use. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information.

3. Information We Collect About You and How We Collect It

We collect several types of information from and about users of ACEMAPP, including information:

We collect this information:

Information You Provide to Us . The information we collect on or through ACEMAPP may include:

You also may provide information to be published or displayed (hereinafter, “posted”) on public areas of ACEMAPP, or transmitted to other users of ACEMAPP or third parties (collectively, “User Contributions”). Your User Contributions are posted on and transmitted to others at your own risk. Although we limit access to certain pages and although you may set certain privacy settings for such information by logging into your account profile , please be aware that no security measures are perfect or impenetrable. Additionally, we cannot control the actions of other users of ACEMAPP with whom you may choose to share your User Contributions. Therefore, we cannot and do not guarantee that your User Contributions will not be viewed by unauthorized persons.

Information We Collect Through Automatic Data Collection Technologies . As you navigate through and interact with ACEMAPP, we may use automatic data collection technologies to collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions, and patterns, including:

We also may use these technologies to collect information about your online activities over time and across third-party websites or other online services (behavioral tracking). You can opt out of behavioral tracking on this website by logging into ACEMAPP and adjusting your user preferences in your account profile by checking or unchecking the relevant boxes.

The information we collect automatically is statistical data and does not include personal information, but we may maintain it or associate it with personal information we collect in other ways or receive from third parties. It helps us to improve ACEMAPP and to deliver a better and more personalized service, including by enabling us to:

The technologies we use for this automatic data collection may include:

4. Third-Party Use of Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies.

Some content or applications, including advertisements, on ACEMAPP are served by third-parties, including advertisers, ad networks and servers, content providers, and application providers. These third parties may use cookies alone or in conjunction with web beacons or other tracking technologies to collect information about you when you use ACEMAPP. The information they collect may be associated with your personal information or they may collect information, including personal information, about your online activities over time and across different websites and other online services. They may use this information to provide you with interest-based (behavioral) advertising or other targeted content.

We do not control these third parties’ tracking technologies or how they may be used. If you have any questions about an advertisement or other targeted content, you should contact the responsible provider directly. For information about how you can opt out of receiving targeted advertising from many providers, see Section 7,Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information.

5. How We Use Your Information

We use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any personal information:

We may use the information we have collected from you to enable us to display advertisements to our advertisers’ target audiences. Even though we do not disclose your personal information for these purposes without your consent, if you click on or otherwise interact with an advertisement, the advertiser may assume that you meet its target criteria.

6. Disclosure of Your Information

We may disclose aggregated information about our users, and information that does not identify any individual, without restriction.

We may disclose personal information that we collect or you provide as described in this privacy policy:

We may also disclose your personal information:

7. Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information

We strive to provide you with choices regarding the personal information you provide to us. We have created mechanisms to provide you with the following control over your information:

8. Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act

We comply with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (“ FERPA”), which affords students over 18 years of age certain rights with respect to their education records, including the right to inspect and review the student's education records, the right to amend inaccurate records, and the right to consent to disclosure of personally identifiable records.

By using ACEMAPP, You authorize us to release the information contained in the ACEMAPP system to the educational institution in which you are enrolled and to any authorized representatives of any clinical institutions/entities where you will participate in a clinical rotation (this information is only to be used for the purpose of documenting compliance with clinical site requirements for participating in such clinical rotations).

You understand that you are not required to give this consent, but such consent is a condition to receiving certain services provided through ACEMAPP.

9. Accessing and Correcting Your Information

You can review and change your personal information by logging into ACEMAPP and visiting your account profile page.

You may also send us an email at Terms@mhc.org to request access to, correct or delete any personal information that you have provided to us. We cannot delete your personal information to the extent prohibited by applicable law or the applicable accrediting bodies governing us or the clinical sites or schools that use ACEMAPP. We may not accommodate a request to change information if we believe the change would violate any law or legal requirement or cause the information to be incorrect.

If you delete your User Contributions from ACEMAPP, copies of your User Contributions may remain viewable in cached and archived pages, or might have been copied or stored by other Website users.

10. Your California Privacy Rights

California Civil Code Section § 1798.83 permits users of ACEMAPP that are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an email to Terms@mhc.org or write us at: Michigan Health Council, located at 2121 University Park Drive, Okemos, Michigan 48864.

11. Data Security

We have implemented measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure.

The safety and security of your information also depends on you. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password for access to certain parts of ACEMAPP, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to ACEMAPP. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on ACEMAPP.

12. Changes to Our Privacy Policy

It is our policy to post any changes we make to our privacy policy on this page with a notice that the privacy policy has been updated on ACEMAPP home page. If we make material changes to how we treat our users’ personal information, we will notify you through a notice on ACEMAPP home page. The date the privacy policy was last revised is identified at the top of the page. You are responsible for ensuring we have an up-to-date active and deliverable email address for you, and for periodically visiting ACEMAPP and this privacy policy to check for any changes.

13. Contact Information

To ask questions or comment about this privacy policy and our privacy practices, contact us at: Terms@mhc.org or Michigan Health Council, located at 2121 University Park Drive, Okemos, Michigan 48864