Terms of Use

Mid Dakota Clinic is committed to protecting its rights as a clinic and your rights as an online user. This website is designed to be an online communication service provided by Mid Dakota Clinic in conjunction with CHI St. Alexius HealthPrimeCare health group, and other healthcare providers invited to be linked to PrimeCare. Mid Dakota Clinic will provide this service to you subject to the following notices, terms, and conditions. In addition, when you use any healthcare provider website linked to this site, you will be subject to the rules, guidelines, policies, terms, and conditions applicable to the connecting service. Please read in full the terms of use and conditions set forth below before accessing or using this service. In accessing or using this service, you agree to and are bound by the terms and conditions listed below.

Use of Site
This site or any portion of the site cannot be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, or otherwise exploited for any purpose that has not been permitted by Mid Dakota Clinic. Mid Dakota Clinic, in its discretion, may refuse service to any user whose use is in violation of applicable law or is harmful to the interest of Mid Dakota Clinic.
 
Social Media Policy
The Terms of Use listed in this document apply to Mid Dakota Clinic’s websites and all social media platforms, including middakotaclinic.com, middakotaclinicplasticsurgery.com, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube pages, as well as Ask Dr. Yearsley, an online question and answer platform. These sites will henceforth be referred to as "the website."

Medical Information
The medical information provided within the Mid Dakota Clinic site is not to be used as a substitute for professional advice. The information is presented to guide you in making good healthcare decisions, to explain certain medical conditions, and to provide easy access to making medical appointments. Use of this site does not constitute an attempt to establish a physician-patient relationship.
 
Patient Portal
Mid Dakota Clinic patients may use our online patient portal – mymdcchart.com – to get secure access to some of your health information and to communicate with your providers regarding your health care. You may send health-related messages through the Patient Portal; all messages will be included in your patient record. Your provider will make every effort to respond to your message within two (2) business days. If you have a question about a new health concern, please schedule an appointment with your provider. Urgent matters should not be dealt with via the Patient Portal.    

Copyright/Proprietary Marks Notice
All content included in this site, such as news, text, graphics, logos, button icons, licensed content for electronic purposes, images, audio, and video clips and information provided by other linked websites, is the property of Mid Dakota Clinic or its content suppliers, and is protected by U.S. and international copyright and trademark laws. You have permission to use the information from the website for your personal, non-commercial use, provided that you agree and comply with all copyright and proprietary notices. Otherwise, you may not reproduce, republish, or redistribute material from the Mid Dakota Clinic website without the prior written consent of Mid Dakota Clinic or copyright holder. You are not authorized to make any use of the Mid Dakota Clinic marks or the proprietary marks of third parties. 

Disclaimer
This site is provided by Mid Dakota Clinic on an "as is" basis. Although the clinic's and other parties' content suppliers strive to provide accurate information for the site, Mid Dakota Clinic disclaims any warranties, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement, and makes no representations or guarantees about the accuracy and appropriateness of any information, materials, or products included in the site. This information is of a general nature and we encourage you to review it with your physician or healthcare provider.
 
Liability
You assume full responsibility for using any information on the site, and you understand and agree that Mid Dakota Clinic is not to be held liable for any loss or damage that may occur, or for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, punitive, or any monetary damages, fees, fines, penalties, or liabilities relating in any way to your use of the site or sites accessed through the Mid Dakota Clinic site, or arising out of or related in any way to any app to which you authorize Mid Dakota Clinic to release data (including, without limitation, the app’s use of any data you make available to the app, or your use of the foregoing, whether based on warranty, contract, tort, or any other legal theory and whether or not advised of the possibility of such damages.
 
Choice of Law
These terms and conditions are governed by North Dakota law without regard to its principles of conflicts of law. 

Privacy Policy
Your privacy concerns are important to Mid Dakota Clinic and we are committed to protecting your privacy. When requesting an appointment, purchasing a product, or interacting on any other confidential program, Mid Dakota Clinic/PrimeCare offers the use of a secure server. The secure server software (SSL) encrypts all information you input before it is sent to Mid Dakota Clinic/PrimeCare, and all of the data that is collected is protected against unauthorized access. Mid Dakota Clinic does not sell, trade, or rent your personal information to others, however, we may release account information when we believe, in good faith, that such release is reasonably necessary to comply with law, enforce or apply the terms of any of our user agreements, or protect the rights, property, or safety of Mid Dakota Clinic, our users, or others. For more information see our Notice of Privacy Practices.
 
Other Terms and Conditions
Mid Dakota Clinic does not in any way control or endorse any information, products, or services on the Internet except for the information, products, or services clearly identified as being provided by Mid Dakota Clinic. Mid Dakota Clinic cannot and does not guarantee or warrant that files available for downloading through the Mid Dakota Clinic site will be free of viruses or codes that could cause damage to your computer and the information and files contained within your computer. If you use this site, you are responsible for taking steps necessary to protect your computer and the information on it. The Mid Dakota Clinic site provides links to sites operated by third parties. These links are not under the control of Mid Dakota Clinic and we are not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site, or any changes or updates to such site. Mid Dakota Clinic is not responsible for any e-mail communication or any other form of transmission you receive from any linked site. These links are provided merely as a convenience to you. The inclusion of any linked site on the Mid Dakota Clinic site does not constitute or imply endorsement by Mid Dakota Clinic of the site or the information, products, or services contained on it.
 
Last updated: January 27, 2021
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