Terms and Conditions
“Account” shall mean the file of health and health-related information of a Patient that may be accessed, stored, used, and updated by the Subscriber and Patient and/or his or her designee(s) or with the authorization of a Subscriber or Patient.
“Authorized Health Care Provider” shall mean the health care provider authorized by a Patient to access his or her Patient Data, upload health or health-related information for inclusion in a Patient’s Account, and send email or text communications to Users.
“Authorized Pharmacy” shall mean the pharmacy authorized by a Patient to have access through this Site and/or to receive email notifications for the purpose of obtaining the number of test strips a Patient has recorded in his or her Account as being used by the Patient as well as to have access to such information in Patient’s account as authorized by Patient and as provided in this agreement.
“Subscriber” shall mean an individual who executes or enters into this agreement with ALRT to maintain and store health information for a fee in a Subscriber Account that may be accessed at the Site, and who accepts the Terms and Conditions so as to be able to access and/or use the Site.
“Patient” shall mean an individual who executes or enters into this agreement with the Site and accepts the Terms and Conditions and who receives care or services from a physician and/or pharmacy who or which is a Subscriber;
“Patient Data” means any information, including health information, contained on this Site pertaining to Patient.
“User” shall mean a Subscriber, Patient, Authorized Health Care Provider, Authorized Pharmacy, or an individual who executes or enters into this agreement with the Site and accepts the Terms and Conditions, who accesses or uses the Site with the authorization of a Subscriber or Patient. Throughout the Terms and Conditions, Subscribers, Authorized Healthcare Providers, Patients and Users are also referred to collectively as “you.” When the term Users is used, the obligation is imposed upon each “User” indirectly.
Your access and use of the Site bind you to the Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree to the Terms and Conditions, you may not use the Site and its services.
We may modify these Terms and Conditions at any time. Any modifications made to the Terms and Conditions will be effective immediately upon posting on the Site. By accessing or using the Site, you agree to be bound by all of the Terms and Conditions as posted on the Site at the time of your access or use. You agree to review the Terms and Conditions posted on the Site each time you use the Site so that you are aware of any modifications made to these Terms and Conditions. A printed version of these Terms and Conditions shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to use of the Site to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form.
We do not guarantee continuous, uninterrupted or secure access to our services, and operation of this Site may be interfered with by numerous factors outside of our control. You agree that the Terms and Conditions and all incorporated agreements between ALRT and you may be automatically assigned by ALRT, in our sole discretion, to a third party in the event of a merger, acquisition or liquidation.
We may change the Site or delete features at anytime and for any reason. We may cancel or suspend your access to any services provided on our Site at any time. Our cancellation or suspension may be without cause and/or without notice. Upon cancellation, your right to use services provided on the Site stops immediately.
Our failure to act with respect to a breach by you or others of the Terms and Conditions does not waive our right to act with respect to subsequent or similar breaches. These Terms and Conditions set forth the entire understanding and agreement between ALRT and any User with respect to the Site, its uses and services.
THE SITE AND ANY INFORMATION CONTAINED ON OR PROVIDED THROUGH THE SITE IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” BASIS. THAT MEANS THAT THE INFORMATION CONTAINED ON OR PROVIDED THROUGH THIS SITE IS INTENDED FOR GENERAL UNDERSTANDING AND EDUCATION. ANY ACCESS TO THIS SITE IS VOLUNTARY. WE WILL REGARD ALL ACCESS AS VOLUNTARY AND AT THE SOLE RISK OF THE USER.
We do not operate, control, supply, endorse, warrant or guarantee any information, products, services or merchandise that is not clearly identified as information, products, services or merchandise supplied by us. We also do not warrant or guarantee that files available for downloading through the Site will be free of infections or viruses, worms, Trojan horses or other code that contains contaminating or destructive properties.
We, and our content providers, cannot and do not guarantee or warrant against errors, omissions, delays, interruptions or losses, including loss of data. Users of the Site are responsible for maintaining a means external to alrt.com for the reconstruction of any lost data.
We reserve the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Site, or any part thereof, with or without notice.
No Medical or Other Professional Diagnostic, Preventive or Treatment Advice or Services
WHILE THE INFORMATION ON THIS WEB SITE WAS PREPARED TO PROVIDE ACCURATE INFORMATION REGARDING GLUCOSE MONITORING AND MANAGEMENT PLANS, THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE SITE IS MADE AVAILABLE WITH THE EXPRESS UNDERSTANDING THAT NEITHER ALRT, NOR ITS EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS OR SERVICE PROVIDERS, NOR THE SITE ITSELF ARE DISPENSING MEDICAL OR OTHER PROFESSIONAL ADVICE AND DO NOT INTEND ANY OF THIS INFORMATION TO BE USED FOR DIAGNOSIS OR TREATMENT. THE WEB SITE IS NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS OR TREATMENT.
We advise Users who are not physicians to always seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health care provider with any questions regarding personal health or medical conditions. Never disregard, avoid or delay in obtaining medical advice from your doctor or other qualified health care provider because of something you have read on the Site. If you have or suspect that you have a medical problem or condition, please contact a qualified health care professional immediately. IF YOU ARE IN THE UNITED STATES AND ARE EXPERIENCING A MEDICAL EMERGENCY, PLEASE CALL 911 OR CALL FOR EMERGENCY MEDICAL HELP ON THE NEAREST TELEPHONE. DO NOT RELY ON COMMUNICATIONS THROUGH THIS SITE IN EMERGENCY SITUATIONS.
Neither ALRT nor any of its employees, agents, independent contractors or service providers directly or indirectly practice medicine or dispense medical services or other professional, diagnostic, preventive or treatment services through this Site. Nothing in the Site nor any communication with ALRT, its employees, agents, independent contractors or service providers should be construed as creating a doctor-patient/health care provider-patient relationship or of providing medical or other professional, diagnostic, preventive or treatment services.
Reliance on any information provided by ALRT, its employees, agents, independent contractors, service providers, or others appearing on the Site at the invitation of ALRT, or other visitors to the Site is solely at your own risk. Any messages, advice, opinions or other information contained in any discussion area or the like should not be construed as professional advice or instruction, regardless of any professional credentials of the person providing the information. The messages express the views of the author of the message, not necessarily the views of ALRT. ALRT does not recommend or endorse any specific medical procedures, opinions, or information that may be communicated through the Site.
Warranties and Limitation of Liability
WE DO NOT MAKE ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, REPRESENTATIONS OR ENDORSEMENTS OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, WARRANTIES OF TITLE OR NONINFRINGEMENT, OR ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE) WITH REGARD TO THE SITE, OR WITH RESPECT TO ANY INFORMATION, PRODUCT, SERVICE, MERCHANDISE OR OTHER MATERIAL PROVIDED ON OR THROUGH THE SITE. WE DO NOT WARRANT OR GUARANTEE THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, CORRECTNESS, TIMELINESS OR USEFULNESS OF ANY INFORMATION, PRODUCTS, SERVICES, MERCHANDISE OR OTHER MATERIAL PROVIDED THROUGH THE SITE OR ON THE INTERNET GENERALLY. NEITHER ALRT NOR ITS EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS, THIRD-PARTY INFORMATION PROVIDERS, MERCHANTS, LICENSORS OR THE LIKE WARRANT THAT THE SITE OR ITS OPERATION WILL BE ACCURATE, RELIABLE, UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE. NO AGENT OR REPRESENTATIVE OF ALRT HAS THE AUTHORITY TO CREATE ANY WARRANTY REGARDING THE SITE ON BEHALF OF ALRT. ALRT RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CHANGE OR DISCONTINUE AT ANY TIME ANY ASPECT OR FEATURE OF THE SITE.
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE, SHALL ALRT OR ANYONE ELSE INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING, STORING OR DISTRIBUTING THE SITE BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES AND EXPENSES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOST PROFITS, AND DAMAGES ARISING FROM LOST DATA OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH USE OF THE SITE, DELAY OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE, OR FOR ANY INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES OBTAINED THROUGH THE SITE, WHETHER SUCH DAMAGES ARE BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. YOU SPECIFICALLY AGREE THAT NO LICENSOR, SUPPLIER OR INFORMATION PROVIDER TO ALRT OR ITS AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS OR ANY OF THEIR SUCCESSORS OR ASSIGNS, SHALL HAVE ANY LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ANY REASON OR UNDER ANY THEORY WHATSOEVER, BASED UPON THE INFORMATION PROVIDED ON OR THROUGH THE SITE.
You agree that ALRT shall not be liable for any and all losses, damages, costs, claims, and other liabilities that arise as a result of any delay or interruption in, or any non-delivery, or missed delivery or failure of the Site and any services provided through the Site due to circumstances beyond the reasonable control of ALRT or any of our employees, agents, independent contractors or service providers (including, but not limited to, fire, lightning, explosion, war, disorder, flood, industrial dispute, sabotage, weather conditions or acts of local or central Government or other competent authorities).
Users will not upload or transmit any communications or content of any type that infringes or violates any rights of any party.
Users will not use this Site for any purpose in violation of local, state, national or international laws.
Users will not use this Site as a means to distribute advertising or other unsolicited material to any third party.
Users will not post material that is unlawful, obscene, defamatory, threatening, harassing, abusive, slanderous, hateful or embarrassing to any other person or entity as determined by us in our sole discretion.
Users will not impersonate another person.
Users will not hold us or any of our affiliates, subsidiaries or parent company liable for damages including (but not limited to) loss of wages, revenue or business because of any services related to or provided by this Site. The sole and exclusive remedy for dissatisfaction with the services of the Site will be to stop using the Site.
Users will indemnify us and any of our parent or subsidiary companies or organizations, and any of our successors, assigns or licensees, together with any of their respective officers, directors employees, agents and independent contractors, against any damages, losses, liabilities, judgments, costs or expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs) arising out of a claim by a third party relating to use of the Site, or any breach or violation of these Terms and Conditions or any other term or condition contained on the Site.
Users agree to comply with all User responsibilities and obligations as stated in these Terms and Conditions.
Users agree to use Patient Data only for the purpose of monitoring Patient’s condition and compliance with recommended monitoring of Patient’s diabetic condition by authorized users. Users shall not utilize this site and/or the software available on this site to aggregate Patient Data or download Patient Data.
Users who are Subscribers agree to the payment terms contained on the Site.
Patient authorizes ALRT to send unencrypted emails to Patient and/or Patient’s Authorized Healthcare Provider for purposes of monitoring Patient’s medical condition.
All Site Users represent and warrant that they are at least 18 years of age, or have the consent of their parent or legal guardian to use the Site, and that they possess the legal right and ability to agree to the Terms and Conditions and to use this Site in accordance with the Terms and Conditions.
Termination of Privileges
ALRT reserves the right (but is not obligated) to terminate your privilege of using all or any portion of this Site if you breach any of these Terms and Conditions. If ALRT receives notice or otherwise discovers that you have uploaded or posted information that infringes a third party’s copyright or trademark rights, violates a third party’s privacy rights, or is illegal, harassing, abusive or disruptive, ALRT may terminate your access to the Site, including all of your privileges or Accounts that you may have established in connection with the Site.
ALRT also reserves the right (but is not obligated) to remove communications that fail to conform to the Terms and Conditions, and edit or delete any communications regardless of whether such communications violate the Terms and Conditions. We may, in our sole discretion, discontinue providing the Site, or any portion thereof.
These actions are in addition to and not in lieu or limitation of any other right or remedy we may have available at law. Further, we shall not be liable to you or any third party for any such termination or discontinuance.
Copyright and Trademarks
The marks are trademarks of ALRT and are protected by state and federal trademark laws. Other trademarks appear on the Site with permission from their respective owners. You are not authorized to use any of these trademarks by your access to this Site. Please contact ALRT for any necessary consent. Your unauthorized use of trademarks appearing on the Site may constitute trademark infringement, which could subject you to substantial civil penalties.
Except for material in the public domain under United States copyright law, all material contained on the Site (including all software, HTML code, Java applets, Active X controls and other code) is protected by United States and foreign copyright laws. Except as otherwise expressly provided in these Terms and Conditions, you may not copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, modify, rewrite, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any material contained on the Site without the prior consent of the copyright owner. None of the material contained on the Site may be reverse-engineered, disassembled, decompiled, transcribed, stored in a retrieval system, translated into any language or computer language, retransmitted in any form or by any means (electronic, mechanical, photoreproduction, recordation or otherwise), resold or redistributed without the prior written consent of ALRT. Violation of this provision may result in severe civil and criminal penalties.
You may make single copies of materials displayed on the Site for your own personal and noncommercial use only, provided any copies include the copyright and other notices displayed with the materials on the Site. You may not distribute such copies to others, whether or not for a charge or other consideration, without prior written permission from ALRT or the copyright owner of the copied material.
Software Available on Site
Any software that is made available to download from this Site is the copyrighted work of ALRT and/or its suppliers. For any software not accompanied by an End User License Agreement, ALRT hereby grants to you a personal, nontransferable, non-sublicensable license to use the software for viewing and other purposes within the scope of use of such software anticipated by ALRT in accordance with these Terms and Conditions, and for no other purpose. Any such software is provided to you subject to the warranty and liability exclusions set forth in these Terms and Conditions.
Passwords and Account Information
Users agree and understand that they are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of passwords and/or Account information. Accordingly, Users agree that they will be solely responsible to ALRT for all activities that occur under their Account. If you become aware of any unauthorized use of your password or of your Account, you agree to notify ALRT immediately at email@example.com.
Record and Monitor Care Plans
Users will be able to access all information and services of ALRT through the Site. By agreeing to these Terms and Conditions, Subscribers and Users consent to the following:
- Authorized Pharmacies will have access through this Site to information on the number of test strips a Patient has recorded in his or her Account as being used by the Patient, personal identity information about Patient, the type of glucometer and the identity of the Patient’s prescribing physician. Authorized Pharmacies may communicate on the Site utilizing email and text (SMS) communications.
- Authorized Health Care Provider(s) and Users who are authorized to do so by Patient may access and monitor information, including “protected health information” as defined by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (“HIPAA”) regulations a User uploads to the Site.
- ALRT may send email and SMS text notifications that contain information related to a Subscriber’s care plan and other information, including “protected health information,” to Subscriber, Authorized Health Care Provider(s), and/or Users that Subscriber authorizes to receive such email notifications. Users may send emails and SMS Texts containing such information to each other.
- ALRT may access a Patient’s Account for purposes of maintaining and operating the Site and for purposes of data aggregation.
These Term and Conditions are in electronic form. There may be information regarding the Site and the services provided through the Site that the law requires us to send you. We may send you this information in electronic form. We may provide required information to you: by e-mail at the e-mail address you specified when you signed up for a service provided through the Site, if any; by access to a web site that will be designated in an e-mail notice sent to you at the time the information is available; or by access to a web site that will be generally designated in advance for this purpose.
Notices provided to you via e-mail or SMS text will be deemed given and received on the transmission date of the e-mail or text messages. As long as you can access and use the Site, you have the necessary software and hardware to receive these notices. If you do not consent to receive any notices electronically, you must stop using the Site.
Featured Links and Advertisements
The Site may contain hyperlinks to web sites offered by parties other than ALRT. Such hyperlinks are provided for your reference and convenience only. ALRT is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such web sites; nor does ALRT’s inclusion of hyperlinks to such web sites imply any endorsement of the material on such web sites or any association with their operators, including any web sites that may indicate a special relationship or partnership with ALRT (such as co-branded pages or “powered by” or “in cooperation with” relationships). Unless otherwise specifically stated on this Site, we do not endorse any product or service or make any representation regarding the reliability, quality or accuracy of any products or services featured in, or linked to, any advertisement, article or other content appearing on this Site.
You are not authorized to create links to any pages of the Site, other than the “homepage” of the Site without the express authorization of ALRT. Under no circumstances may you “frame” the Site or any of its content or copy portions of the Site to a server, except as part of an internet service provider’s incidental caching of pages. Each page within the Site must be displayed in full (including all trademarks, branding, advertising and promotional materials), without any accompanying frame, border, margin, design, branding, trademark, advertising or promotional materials not originally displayed on the page within the Site.
You agree that the Terms and Conditions constitute an agreement entered into between you and ALRT in the Commonwealth of Virginia, United States of America, and is performed within the Commonwealth of Virginia and governed by and shall be construed in all respects under the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia, exclusive of its choice of law or conflicts of law provisions. In any claim or action by you directly or indirectly arising under these Terms and Conditions or related to the Site, you and we each irrevocably agree to submit to the exclusive personal jurisdiction of the City of Richmond Circuit Court in Richmond, Virginia, or if such court does not have subject matter jurisdiction, then you and we each irrevocably agree to submit to the exclusive personal jurisdiction of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, and whichever of those two courts has jurisdiction, you and we each waive any jurisdictional, venue or inconvenient forum objections to such court.
Those who choose to access the Site from outside of the Commonwealth of Virginia do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable. ALRT makes no representation that materials on the Site are appropriate or available for use in locations outside of Virginia. The Site is not intended to subject ALRT, its employees, agents, and independent contractors, or any content providers to this Site, to the laws or jurisdiction of any state, country or territory other than the Commonwealth of Virginia and the United States of America.
If any of the provisions of the Terms and Conditions are held to be not enforceable by a court or other tribunal of competent jurisdiction, then such provisions shall be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary so that the Terms and Conditions shall otherwise remain in full force and effect.
The Terms and Conditions constitute the entire agreement between you and ALRT relating to the access and use of the Site and any of ALRT’s services. The Terms and Conditions may not be modified, in whole or in part, except as described elsewhere in the Terms and Conditions. Anything contained on the Site inconsistent with or conflicting with the terms of the Terms and Conditions is superseded by the terms of the Terms and Conditions. If you have confidentiality obligations related to the Site, those obligations remain in force. The section titles in the Terms and Conditions do not limit the terms of these Terms and Conditions.
Collection and Use of Personal Information
We consider your use of the Site to be private. However, we may access or disclose information about you, your use of the Site and/or the content of your communications, in order to: (1) comply with the law or legal process served on us; (2) enforce and investigate potential violations of the Terms and Conditions; including, but not limited to, use of this Site to participate in, or facilitate, activities that violate the law; or (3) protect the rights, property or safety of ALRT, its employees, agents, independent contractors, service providers and Users or the public. You consent to the access and disclosures outlined herein.
We may use technology or other means to protect the Site, protect our Users, or stop you from breaching these Terms and Conditions. These means may include, for example, filtering to stop spam or increase security. These means may hinder or break your use of the Site.
The Site may contain links to web sites operated by third parties. ALRT has no control over the privacy policies and practices of such third party sites, and if you have any concerns, you are urged to review the terms of those web sites for more information about the policies applicable to those web sites.
Further information on the privacy practices of the Site are contained in the Notice of Privacy Practices contained on the Site.
We collect and log the IP address of all visitors to alrt.com. An IP address is a number automatically assigned to your computer whenever you access the Internet. IP addresses allow computers and servers to recognize and communicate with one another. We collect IP address information so that we can properly administer our system and gather aggregate information about how our Site is being used, including the pages visitors are viewing. This aggregate information may be shared with advertisers, sponsors and other businesses. To maintain your anonymity, we do not associate IP addresses with records containing personal information. We will use IP address information, however, to personally identify you in order to enforce our legal rights or when required to do so to comply with the law.
Protection of Personal Information
All health care-related data that you enter on this Site is encrypted with secure server software (SSL). The encryption means that your data is protected while it is being transferred over the Internet to our servers.
Password and Account Security
Please be aware that ALRT is providing you the ability to store any relevant information, including private health-related information, on the Site, and has adopted many levels of security to protect this information. Please be careful and responsible whenever you are online and change your password for your Account frequently.
Except as noted above, alrt.com does not provide any third party access to your IP address and e-mail address.
We may provide third parties with aggregate statistics about our visitors, traffic patterns and related Site information. This data reflects site-usage patterns gathered during visits to our Site each month, but it does not contain behavioral or identifying information about any individual member unless that member has given us permission to share that information.
We use general traffic, site usage and length-of-stay information in reports to advertisers and firms with which we have a business relationship. This sort of information is shared only in aggregate and does not personally identify you. We may use aggregate information on glucometer test results stored as aggregate data for providers, payers or ourselves.
This Site is intended for use only by Users age 18 and older and Users under the age of 18 who have the consent of their parent or legal guardian to use the Site. The Site is not intended for or designed to attract people under the age of 18. We do not collect personally identifiable information from any person we actually know to be under the age of 18, unless they have the consent of their parent or legal guardian to use the Site.
ALRT may provide you with the opportunity to receive communications from it or third parties via e-mail or SMS text.
Communication that you send to us via the e-mail links on our Site may be shared with a customer service representative, employee, medical expert, agent or independent contractor that is most able to address your inquiry. We make every effort to respond in a reasonable and timely fashion once communications are received. Once we have responded to your communication, it is discarded or archived, depending on the nature of the inquiry.
The e-mail functionality on our Site does not provide a completely secure and confidential means of communication. It is possible that your e-mail communication may be accessed or viewed by another Internet user while in transit to us. If you wish to keep your communication private, do not use our e-mail.
Except as prohibited in the section titled “Notices,” you may decide at some point that you no longer wish to receive communications from our Site. If the mailing does not have an e-mail cancellation form and you wish to stop receiving communications from our Site, send an e-mail message to firstname.lastname@example.org or send regular mail to the following postal address:
ALR Technologies, Inc.7400 Beaufont Springs Dr; Suite 300 Richmond, VA 23225 Tel: 804-554-3500
We make certain video conferencing technologies available to our Users. Please be aware that when you use our video conferencing technologies, you or our staff may be required to discuss or display your electronic protected health information (ePHI) that has been stored in our system. Your ePHI will be discussed over a voice over internet protocol (VoIP) connection. The risk of discussing your ePHI over a VoIP connection includes but is not limited to, the use, dissemination, distribution, printing or copying of the ePHI by persons or entities other than ALR Technologies, Inc. By accessing and utilizing our video conferencing technologies you are doing so at your own risk and with the knowledge that we cannot guarantee the security of such communications.
If you have a complaint or problem, or if you believe your privacy rights have been violated, you may e-mail us at email@example.com. Our customer service department will forward your complaint to the appropriate ALRT department for response or resolution. If you don’t receive adequate resolution of a privacy-related problem, you may write to ALRT at:
ALR Technologies, Inc.7400 Beaufont Springs Dr; Suite 300 Richmond, VA 23225 Tel: 804-554-3500
If you have any questions about the Terms and Conditions, the practices of the Site, or your dealing with ALRT, you may contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org.