Terms of Use

Vernon Memorial Healthcare

Thank you for visiting the official website of Vernon Memorial Healthcare, Inc. (“VMH”). Please read these Terms of Use carefully. By accessing, browsing, and/or using web pages or other digital content within this site, you accept, without limitation or qualification, the following Terms of Use.

AGREEMENT & ACCEPTABLE USE. This free website at domain www.vmh.org is offered for general medical and health informational purposes only. This website is for your personal and non-commercial use to review and print out information. To the extent that your use of this website requires, or permits utilization of, wireless, cellular data, or internet access, you are independently responsible for securing the necessary data access service. For example, concerning your mobile devices, the provider of your data plans may charge you data access fees in connection with your use of this website. You are solely responsible for all such charges payable to third parties. Remember that this website is offered to you conditioned on your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions, and notices contained herein. Your use of this website constitutes your agreement to all such terms, conditions, and notices. If you do not accept the terms of use, do not use this website.

UNLAWFUL USE. As a condition of your use of this website, you certify to VMH that you will not use this website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices.

SITE ACCESS. VMH reserves the right to prohibit, restrict, or discontinue your access to certain pages within the website if you violate any terms of this agreement. VMH may modify these Terms of Use at any time without notice. The modified Terms of Use will be effective upon posting on our website. To remain in compliance, VMH suggests that you review the Terms of Use at regular intervals. VMH also reserves the right to discontinue this site in its entirety, any page of this site, or any functionality of the site temporarily or permanently at any time and without notice. You acknowledge and agree that VMH does not operate or control the internet and therefore VMH does not guarantee that the use of this website will be free of technology downtimes or unavailability.

INTENDED USERS. This website is intended for use by individuals 18 years of age or older. This website is not directed for use by children. Users under the age of 18 should get the assistance of a parent or guardian to use this site. Except as otherwise indicated, VMH does not knowingly or intentionally collect personal information from children.

CONTENT. VMH makes good faith efforts to provide beneficial content to the users of this website. However, VMH does not guarantee the accuracy, adequacy, or completeness of any information and is not responsible for any errors, omissions, and/or results obtained from the use of such information.

NO PHYSICIAN-PATIENT, THERAPIST-PATIENT, OR HEALTH CARE PROVIDER-PATIENT RELATIONSHIP. The use of this website and its information does not make you a patient of VMH or its respective medical, associate, nursing, and other staff. Although this information is intended for your benefit, it should not be construed by you to create a physician-patient, therapist-patient, or health care provider-patient relationship.

MEDICAL ADVICE DISCLAIMER. If you are experiencing a medical emergency, please immediately call emergency personnel (i.e., via 911) to get prompt medical attention. Do not rely on electronic communications or this website for assistance relating to your immediate, urgent medical needs. This website is not designed to facilitate aid for medical emergencies. VMH cannot guarantee response times to communications submitted via this website. This website is also not intended as a substitute for medical advice from a health care provider. The diagnosis and treatment of medical conditions depends upon a comprehensive history, physical examination, and a careful assessment of alternative treatment modalities, including the benefits, risks, and limitations of each. Caution should always be exercised by patients making health care decisions. VMH disclaims liability and is not legally responsible if the information provided on this website is incomplete, inaccurate, or inapplicable to a reader’s specific circumstances.

GENERAL DISCLAIMER. In no event shall VMH be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, special, exemplary, punitive, other damages, fees, fines, penalties, or liabilities arising out of or relating in any way to this service, or sites accessed through this service, and/or content or information provided herein. A user’s sole and exclusive remedy for dissatisfaction with this site is to stop using this site. The services, information, and data made available at this website are provided "AS IS," without warranties or representations of any kind. VMH expressly disclaims any representations and warranties, including without limitation, the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose or use, title, or non-infringement.

LINKS. This website has links to public resources of general information which are intended, but not promised or guaranteed, to be correct, complete, and up to date. VMH does not intend links on this website to be referrals or endorsements of the linked entities. Please note that other websites may have different terms of use. VMH does not own, control, manage, supervise, direct, or otherwise have any involvement in the business or affairs of any third-party site. VMH is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of the third-party site. Once you link to another site, you are subject to the terms of that site. VMH encourages you to be aware when you are leaving VMH's site and to read the terms of use and privacy statements of each and every website that you visit before providing any personally identifiable information.

SECURITY. You acknowledge and agree that VMH cannot and does not guarantee against viruses, worms, or other unauthorized users (e.g., hackers) attempting to obtain access to this website or information transmitted to or from this site. In the event you access any service requiring a username and password, you are solely responsible for keeping such username and password strictly confidential.

PRIVACY. VMH’s use of your personal information and your responsibilities in connection with protecting your privacy are described in our Privacy Policy and our Notice of Privacy Practices, which are both incorporated by reference into these Terms of Use. Please review both carefully. Please feel free to connect with VMH via this website. However, you are advised that electronic communications and data on the internet are not private and can be read by anyone. You should avoid including sensitive, confidential information in unencrypted messages and forms sent to VMH through this website. All messages transmitted to VMH through this website shall be deemed to be readily accessible to the general public. Visitors should not use this site to transmit any communication for which the sender intends only the sender and the intended recipient(s) to read.

TRADEMARKS AND COPYRIGHTS. All trademarks, service marks, logos, and/or copyrights displayed and used on this site are the property of their respective owners. Nothing in this site should be construed as granting any right or license to use any Trademark without the written permission of its owner.

NOTICES. Notices by VMH to users shall be given through electronic messages or by a general posting on the site. All questions, complaints, or notices should be mailed to Vernon Memorial Healthcare, 507 South Main Street, Viroqua, WI 54665.

GOVERNING LAW. You agree that any claim or dispute relating to the VMH website or your use or reliance on this website shall be construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Wisconsin without regard to its conflict of laws provisions. The parties agree to be bound and shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the local, state, or federal courts located in Vernon County, Wisconsin. If any of the provisions of this Agreement are held by a court or other tribunal of competent jurisdiction not to be enforceable, then such provisions shall be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary so that this Agreement shall otherwise remain in full force and effect. This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the parties pertaining to its subject matter. It may not be modified except as described elsewhere in this Agreement.


Last Updated: December 21, 2020

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