Empire Eye Physicians (EEP) website is offered to you, the user ("User"), conditioned on acceptance of the terms, conditions, and notices contained herein, without modification. User access and use of this site constitutes acceptance of these terms and conditions. If you do not wish to consent to the terms, conditions and notice contained herein exit this system now.
The website is EEP’s system, provided as a public service. The general public may use this system to review and retrieve publicly available government information. User agrees to use this website as permitted by applicable local, state, and federal laws. User agrees, therefore, not to: 1) knowingly and without authorization, alter, damage, or destroy EEP or another user’s computer system, network, software, program, documentation or data contained therein; 2) use this service to conduct or attempt to conduct any business or activity or solicit the performance of any activity that is prohibited by law; and, 3) take no action which results in blocking access to this website by other users.
Anyone using this system expressly consents to administrative monitoring at all times. You (User) further agree that system administrators may collect and provide evidence of unauthorized and possible criminal activity identified during such monitoring to appropriate law enforcement officials. If you (User) do not wish to consent to monitoring, exit this system now.
You do not have to give us personal information to visit our Web Site, download our publications, use our email communications, or any other feature. We collect no personal information about you when you visit our sites unless you choose to provide this information to us. We may use the information that you voluntarily provide to us to notify you of selected content changes or new publications. We may also use it to conduct statistical analyses of user activities in order to measure user interest in the information we provide and how we provide it. However, we do collect and store some non-personal information automatically.
What We Collect and Store Automatically
Name of the domain from which you access the internet (for example, xcompany.com, if you use a private internet access account, or yourschool.edu if you connect from an educational institution’s domain).
The page from which you came and the pages that you access.
Date and time you access our Site.
internet address of the website from which you linked directly to our Site.
Your system’s IP (internet Protocol) address.
The type of browser and operating system you used to access our Site.
We use the information we collect in aggregate to count the number of and types of visitors to the different pages on our Site and to help us make our Site more useful to visitors like you.
In certain instances, a user may have the opportunity to receive or create a password to access or submit personally identifiable information. One should not divulge a password to anyone, and EEP will never ask a user for a password in a telephone call, fax, email or other form of unsolicited communication. When a user is finished with an application or applications that are password protected, such user should exit the relevant page(s). If the browser used to access said password protected pages is a publicly accessible browser, users should close down the entire session and, if applicable or possible, flush any temporary caches or other areas where such a password might be stored subsequent to use.
EEP has integrated industry standard or better security measures and systems into the design, implementation and day to day operation of our websites and its underlying servers and networks. Furthermore, EEP maintains ongoing efforts to identify and/or block unauthorized intrusions into or onto our sites, and to upload to or change information on or otherwise cause damage our sites.
Increasingly, you have the option to do business with EEP over the Web including making electronic payments for goods and services. Such transactions are allowed only under tightly controlled circumstances, where there are appropriate technological and other safeguards in place to protect financial and other sensitive data.
The design of the electronic commerce systems supported on EEP’s website is such that financial data remains primarily with financial institutions. Wherever possible, financial information is not seen or collected by EEP itself. Instead, designated banks route the data, transfer the funds and confirm payment to both you and EEP. In addition, measures including but not limited to encryption are used to ensure the integrity and security of your financial information.
The provision of this information shall not be construed in any way as giving business, legal, or other advice, or warranting as fail-proof, the security of private information.
Disclaimer of Liability & Reliability
In preparation of these pages, every effort has been made to offer the most current, correct, and clearly expressed information possible. Nevertheless, inadvertent errors in information may occur. EEP makes no representation regarding the completeness, accuracy, or timeliness of such information and data or that such information and data will be error-free. In the event that the information on EEP’s official documents differ from the information contained on this Web Site, the information on EEP’s official documents will control and take precedence. The information, data and materials are dynamic and may change over time without notice. However, EEP makes no commitment to update the information, data or materials contained herein. Users should take the appropriate precautions to verify all information by reviewing the official version of all documents upon which they plan to rely.
In particular but without limiting anything herein, EEP disclaims any responsibility for typographical errors and/or the accuracy of the information that may be contained on EEP web pages. The services, information, and data made available at EEP website are provided “as is” without warranties of any kind. EEP makes no representations or warranties whatsoever regarding the quality, content, completeness, adequacy, sequence, accuracy, timeliness of information and data, condition or functionality, its suitability for use, or that this web service will be uninterrupted or error-free. The information and data included on EEP servers have been compiled by EEP staff from a variety of sources and are subject to change without notice to the User. The entire risk as to the results and performance of any information obtained from EEP’s website is entirely assumed by the user recipient. Any person who uses any information available from EEP website agrees that there are no remedies for breach of warranty or contract including, but not limited to consequential, indirect, punitive, or incidental damages.
As a condition of use of EEP’s website, the User agrees to indemnify EEP, officers, employees and agents against any and all liability, expenses (including attorney’s fees) and damages arising out of claims resulting from User’s use of this website, including without limitation any claims alleging facts that if true would constitute a breach by User of these terms and conditions.
Disclaimer of Damages
By using EEP web pages, the User assumes all risks associated with the use of this site, including any risk to User’s computer, software or data being damaged by any virus, software, or any other file which might be transmitted or activated via EEP web page or User’s access to it. EEP shall not in any event be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, special, incidental, or consequential damages, including, without limitation, lost revenues, or lost profits, arising out of or in any way connected with the use or misuse of the information or lack of information on EEP website or with the delay or inability to use this website, or from any information, documents, services, software, or other material obtained through this website, or otherwise arising out of the use of this website, whether based on contract, tort, strict liability or otherwise, even if EEP and/or any of its employees/affiliates has been advised of the possibility of damages. EEP shall not be liable for any loss or injury caused in whole, or in part, by its actions, omissions, or contingencies beyond its control, including in procuring, compiling, or delivering the information, or arising out of any errors, omissions, or inaccuracies in the information regardless of how caused, or arising out of any user’s decision, or action taken or not taken in reliance upon information furnished.
Links to Third Party Web Sites
There are links and pointers to third party internet websites (hyperlinks) contained in EEP website. These hyperlinks are not under EEP control. EEP does not assume any responsibility or liability for any information, communications or materials available at such linked sites, or at any link contained in a linked site. EEP does not intend these third-party links to be referrals or endorsements of the linked entities by EEP and are provided for convenience only. EEP makes no warranty, or guarantee, or promise, express or implied, that the information, data, or material accessible via the hyperlinks contained on EEP’s world wide web pages is either accurate, complete, up to date, or fit for any use whatsoever, nor represents or implies that its use will not infringe privately held rights. Furthermore, any person who accesses information, data, or material via hyperlink text contained on EEP’s world wide web pages assumes all risk.
Disclaimer of Association With User
User acknowledges that no joint venture, partnership, employment or agency relationship exists between the User and EEP as a result of this Agreement or use of this website. User agrees not to hold himself or herself out as a representative, agent, or employee of EEP shall not be liable for any representation, act or omission of the User.
In order to process some transactions (or in the future to customize content specific to your geographic area or interests), we use cookie technology. A cookie is data that is stored on your computer’s hard drive or is stored temporarily by our system. This data allows your browser to communicate with our Web servers. We use the cookie to track your progress during a transactional process-like paying your real estate taxes online. When your transaction is completed, the cookie is saved on your PC. The only time we create a cookie is when you conduct a multi-part transaction. You may choose to reject all cookies by modifying your browser preferences. However, if you do not accept cookies, you will not be able to use some of our functions that require their use.
Protecting the privacy of young children is especially important. For that reason, EEP does not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone under the age of 13. In the event that we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under age 13, we will delete the information we have stored as quickly as possible. If you believe that we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us as indicated in the “Contact Us” section below.
This Agreement is governed by the laws of the State of Washington, USA. User consents to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in Spokane, Washington, USA, in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of this website. Use of this website is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these terms and conditions, including without limitation this paragraph.
If any part of this Agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitation set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the Agreement shall continue in effect.
Closing of Agreement
This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the User and Empire Eye Physicians with respect to this website and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between the User and EEP with respect to this website. This Agreement shall be deemed to include all other notices, policies, disclaimers and other terms contained in this web site; provided, however, that in the event of a conflict between such other terms and the terms of this Agreement, the terms of this Agreement shall control. A printed version of this Agreement and of any notice given in electronic form will be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this Agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form.