Terms of Service
2. COPYRIGHT AND TRADEMARKS
The name Vision Service Plan and the registered logo(s), service mark(s), and trademark(s) owned by Vision Service Plan or any of its subsidiaries or affiliates, and the contents of this site may not be used in any advertising or publicity, or other use without the prior explicit written permission of Vision Service Plan (VSP).
3. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY
VSP makes no representations about the suitability of this information for any purpose. It is provided “AS IS” without express or implied warranty, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, or fitness for a particular purpose. In no event shall VSP be liable for any special, indirect or consequential damages or any damages whatsoever resulting from loss of use, data or profits, whether in action in contract, negligence or other tort action, arising out of or in connection with the use or performance of this information.
VSP has taken reasonable steps to ensure that the information on this site is accurate and timely. VSP, however, assumes no responsibility for any errors or omissions on this site or for the accuracy, truthfulness, or content of other documents that are referenced or linked to this site. Nor does VSP make any commitment to update the information contained herein. This publication and other documents are subject to change without notice. Health information content appearing is not intended as, and shall not be received or construed as patient-specific advice or a substitute for patient-specific advice.
Links to documents outside of this publication are provided as a convenience and do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of the staff or management of VSP. Links to such documents do not in any way suggest VSP’s endorsement of any product or service specified therein. Links to documents outside of this publication may be found to contain offensive material or may further link to pages that may contain offensive material. Nonfunctioning links may be reported to Webmaster@vsp.com.
6. VSP’S RELATIONSHIP WITH THIRD-PARTIES OR CONTRACTORS
7. CONFIDENTIALITY AND SECURITY
VSP members who enter personal information should know all communication between their computer and VSP’s Web servers is encrypted using secured socket layer (SSL) technology. VSP’s security software is the industry standard and among the best software available today for secure transactions.
Some features, such as VSP’s Doctor Directory and the member’s benefit information, relate directly to a member’s personal information.
8. USE OF E-MAIL SUBSCRIPTION INFORMATION
E-mail subscription information that VSP collects may be used to personalize and target content of the e-mails you receive from VSP, enabling us to improve our service to you. As a subscriber, you may receive information from VSP, including VSP promotions, plan, benefit or educational information and/or surveys. We will not sell or use the information outside of VSP’s family of companies. We may provide general reports on e-mail subscription usage but we will not share e-mail addresses or any personal information that allows for identification of individuals.
VSP collects anonymous, non-personal information about users of this site through temporary cookies. Cookies are small, alphanumeric identifiers that are transferred to a computer’s hard drive through the user’s Web browser, which enables VSP’s systems to recognize the browser and provide personalized features.
Most browsers can be set to reject all cookies. The Help portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell a user how to prevent the browser from accepting new cookies, provide notification if new cookies are received, or disable cookies altogether.
10. ACCESS AND INTERFERENCE
You agree that you will not use any robot, spider or other automatic device, process or means to access the Site. Nor shall you use any manual process to monitor or copy our Web pages or the content contained thereon or for any other unauthorized purpose without our prior express written permission. You agree that you will not use any device, software or routine that interferes with the proper working of the Site nor shall you attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Site. You agree that you will not take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure. You agree that you will not copy, reproduce, alter, modify, create derivative works, or publicly display any content (except for your own personal, non-commercial use) from the Site without the prior express permission of VSP.
11. UNAUTHORIZED USE OF THE SITE
You agree that Abusive Use of the Site, as defined above, causes damage and harm to VSP in the form of, among other things, impaired goodwill and increased expenses associated with responding to Abusive Use of the Site. You further agree that monetary damages for Abusive Use of the Site are difficult to ascertain and that proof of monetary damages for Abusive Use would be costly and inconvenient to calculate. Accordingly you agree that injunctive or other equitable relief is warranted for Abusive Use. Therefore, you agree that if you, or others act in concert with you, alone or collectively request more than 100 pages of content from the Site in any twenty-four hour period, you, and those acting in concert with you, may be held jointly and severally liable for reasonable attorney’s fees, expert witness fees and costs associated with injunctive or other equitable relief.
13. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
This Web site is owned by Vision Service Plan (VSP). Additional information regarding VSP may be requested by writing to VSP, Attn: Legal Division, 3333 Quality Drive, Rancho Cordova, CA, 95670.
If any changes are made to these Terms of Service, such changes will be promptly reflected in the terms set forth online.
Revised April 2011