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Terms of Use


Welcome to the Lawrence + Memorial Hospital (“L+M”) website.  L+M provides this website to you subject to the following Terms of Use.  If you visit this website, you agree to abide by these terms.  Please read them carefully.

L+M reserves the right to make changes to this website and to modify the Terms of Use at any time.  Therefore, you should check these terms frequently to review the then-current policies because they are binding on you.

For General Information and Educational Purposes  

L+M offers the information on this website for general information and educational purposes only.  This information is not intended as medical advice and should not be used for diagnosis.  Information on this website is not intended to create any physician-patient relationship, nor should it be considered a replacement for consultation with a healthcare professional.  If you have questions or concerns about your health, please contact your healthcare provider.  If you think you have a medical emergency, call your healthcare provider or 911 immediately.  This website is not designed to facilitate emergencies or replace consultation with your healthcare provider. 

Copyright and Trademark Information

All content included on this website, such as text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, digital downloads, and software is the property of L+M or its content suppliers and is protected by copyright and trademark laws.  The compilation of all content on this site is the exclusive property of L+M and is protected by copyright laws.  All software used on this site is the property of L+M or its software suppliers and protected by copyright laws.

License for Your Use of this Site

For any period of time that you access this website and abide by these terms, L+M grants you a limited, revocable and nonexclusive license to access this website for your personal use but not to copy, download (other than page caching) or modify it, or any portion of it, except with the express written consent of L+M.  This website or any portion of this website may not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, visited or otherwise exploited for commercial purposes without the express written consent of L+M.  You may not utilize framing to enclose any trademark, logo, content or other proprietary information contained on this website without express written consent.  You may not use any meta tags or any other “hidden text” utilizing L+M’s name or trademarks without our express written consent.  You agree to use this website only for lawful purposes, and you acknowledge that your failure to do so may subject you to civil or criminal liability.  You are responsible for ensuring that any materials you post or submit to this website or a discussion area via email or otherwise does not violate the copyright, trademark, trade secret or other personal or proprietary rights of any third party.  You agree not to disrupt, modify, or interfere with this website or its associated software, hardware and servers in any way and you agree not to impede or interfere with others’ use of this website.  You further agree not to alter or tamper with any information or materials on or associated with this website.

Any unauthorized use or violation of these terms automatically terminates the permission or license granted by L+M herein.

Website Links

This website may provide links or references to third party websites, including links to third party websites if you choose to give a donation or make a purchase.  L+M is not responsible for any information you choose to provide to those third party websites; any information, products or services you obtain on those third party websites, or any damages arising from your access to or use of those third party websites.  Any links to third party websites are provided as a convenience to the visitors of this website and any inclusion of such links in this website does not imply an endorsement or warranty of the third party websites or their security, content, products or services.  Visitors are cautioned that any third party websites are governed by their own terms of use and privacy policies, so visitors linking to such third party websites should make sure to visit the appropriate pages of those third party websites to determine what terms of use and privacy policies will apply to their use of such third party websites.

The Information We Collect and How We Use It

Certain information is automatically collected when you visit our website.  “Cookies” are pieces of information that are placed by a website in a storage place on your own computer.  The types of information we collect with cookies include the name of your Internet service provider, the website that referred you to us (if any), the date and time our website was accessed, the page or pages you visited, and your IP address.  Our cookies do not contain information that is, in itself, personally identifying.

In addition, when you enter information on our website by, for example, filling out a form on our website or sending an email to our website you consent to our receipt and storage of that information.  This information is used internally for the purpose of fulfilling the request or for contacting you directly.  The information we collect may be used for several purposes, for example, to improve the content of our website, track activity on our website, develop new products or services, or respond to inquiries.  We also allow access to our database by third parties that provide us with services only for the purpose and only to the extent necessary to provide you with those services.  There may also be occasions when we are legally required to provide access to our database in order to cooperate with investigations or other legal proceedings.  In those instances, the information is provided only for that purpose; provided, however, we would have no control over re-disclosures.  

Please note that when, for example, you make a donation or a purchase you may be linked from our website to a third party website as described in the Website Links paragraph above. 

While your individual information that is entered on our website is protected as outlined above, we reserve the right to use aggregated, anonymous data about our visitors as a group for any business purpose, such as, without limitation, analyzing usage trends.  Please note that such information is not protected by HIPAA.

Please note that L+M will not intentionally share the contents of any email feedback or questions on our website with any third party.  However, due to the nature of electronic communications, we cannot and do not provide any assurances that the contents of your email will not become known or accessible to third parties.   Other than as outlined above, L+M will not sell, trade or rent any personally identifying information we may collect on this website to any third party without your permission. 

This is not a confidential web site and information transmitted to the site is not encrypted.  we urge you not to provide any confidential information about you or your health to us or a third party website via electronic communication.  if you do so, it is at your own risk.

Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability

L+M makes no representations or warranties about the suitability of the materials on this website or this website for any purpose.  by your access to this website, you acknowledge that you are using this website and/or any links to third party websites at your own risk.  this website is provided by l+m on an “as is” and “as available” basis, and without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement.  l+m does not warrant the accuracy or completeness of the information, text, graphics, email responses, links and other items contained on this website or on any other server.  l+m does not warrant that this website, its servers, or email sent from l+m are free from viruses or other harmful components.  l+m shall not be liable for damages of any kind arising from the use of this website, including, but not limited to, any direct, indirect, special, incidental, punitive or consequential damages.

The information contained on this website and in any responses from l+m to you are intended to be for general information purposes only, are not confidential, and are not in response to an individual’s actual or potential health problems or an individual’s particular set of cirCumstances.  further, this information should not be used as a substitute for consulting with your personal physician.

Applicable Law and Jurisdiction

By visiting this website, you agree that the Terms of Use for all purposes shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Connecticut, without regard to principles of conflict of laws, and that any action based on or alleging a breach of these provisions must be brought in a state or federal court located in the State of Connecticut.  In addition, you agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction and venue of such courts.

Notification of Claims of Infringement
If you are a copyright owner or an agent thereof and believe that any user submitted information or other content infringes upon your copyrights, you may submit a notification pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) by providing our Copyright Agent with the following information in writing (see 17 U.S.C 512(c)(3) for further detail):

  1. A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
  2. Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site;
  3. Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled and information reasonably sufficient to permit L+M to locate the material;
  4. Information reasonably sufficient to permit L+M to contact you, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail address;
  5. A statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
  6. A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

L+M's designated Copyright Agent to receive notifications of claimed infringement is:  Copyright Agent, Lawrence + Memorial Hospital, 365 Montauk Avenue, New London, CT 06320; email: [email protected]; facsimile: 860-442-3578. 

You acknowledge that if you fail to comply with all of the requirements of this Section, your DMCA notice may not be valid.


L+M may make changes to the information contained on this website or the products and services described on this website at any time.  L+M makes no commitment and undertakes no obligation to update the information contained herein.  L+M reserves the right to make changes to our Terms of Use at any time, without notice.  If any of these provisions shall be deemed invalid, void or for any reason unenforceable, that provision shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of these Terms of Use.