Terms Of Use
Use of the Connect US Health, LLC ("CUH") Platform is subject to a Platform Access Agreement for an Area Health Education Center/Area Health Education Program Office ("AHEC") or for an individual user. We only issue login credentials to a person or entity who has agreed to the terms of a Platform Access Agreement either with a written contract or through the registration process on the Platform. The Platform shall mean the tools, resources, data and code at www.connectushealth.org. These Platform Access Terms apply to every Platform Access Agreement and may be updated from time to time. Your acceptance of a Platform Access Agreement and logging into the Platform indicates your acceptance of these Platform Access Terms.

1. Our Privacy Policy applies to you and your interaction with the Platform.

Please review our Privacy Policy.

2. We may freely use feedback you provide.

We are continually developing the Platform and we may use your feedback, suggestions, or ideas in any way, including in future modifications of the Platform, other products or services, advertising or marketing materials. You grant to CUH a perpetual, worldwide, fully transferable, sublicensable, non-revocable, fully paid-up, royalty free license to use the feedback you provide to us in any way.

3. We do not guarantee or warrant the Platform.

TO THE EXTENT ALLOWED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, CUH DOES NOT WARRANT THAT USE OF THE PLATFORM WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE. CUH DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES, BOTH EXPRESS AND IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. THE PLATFORM IS BEING PROVIDED TO YOU ON AN “AS IS” BASIS, AND CUH DOES NOT MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS AS TO THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR CURRENCY OF ANY INFORMATION, CONTENT, OR SERVICE PROVIDED ON OR THROUGH THE PLATFORM. CUH WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED BY YOUR RELIANCE UPON CONTENT OR INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THE PLATFORM. WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE PLATFORM IS COMPATIBLE WITH YOUR OPERATING ENVIRONMENT, IS FREE FROM MALWARE, VIRUSES, OR FREE OF HARMFUL CODE. CUH DOES NOT CONTROL THE TRANSFER OF DATA OVER TELECOMMUNICATIONS FACILITIES, SUCH AS THE INTERNET, AND, AS A RESULT, THE PLATFORM MAY BE SUBJECT TO INTERRUPTIONS OR DELAYS THAT ARE INHERENT IN THE USE OF SUCH FACILITIES

4. The Platform is intended only for the United States and its Territories.

CUH makes no representation that the Platform is appropriate or available for use outside of the United States or the US Territories. Each user represents that it is not located in, under the control of, or a resident of any country to which the United States has embargoed the import or export of goods, on the United States Treasury Department's List of Specially Designated Nationals or United States Commerce Department's Table of Deny Orders.

5. We condition your use of the Platform with common sense restrictions. You agree that you will:


a. Not upload or distribute any files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of the Platform; modify, disassemble, decompile or reverse engineer the Platform; or probe, scan, test the vulnerability of, or circumvent any security mechanisms used by the sites, servers, or networks connected to the Platform.
b. Not take any action that imposes an unreasonably or disproportionately large load on the Platform.
c. Not copy or reproduce the Platform or maliciously reduce or impair the accessibility of the Platform.
d. Not use the Platform to post, promote, or transmit any unlawful, harassing, libelous, abusive, threatening, harmful, hateful, or otherwise objectionable material, or transmit or post any material that encourages conduct that could constitute a criminal offense or give rise to civil liability.
We refer to the above restrictions as our Content Standards.

6. We may monitor content you input into the Platform.

We may, but have no obligation to, monitor content on the Platform. We may disclose any information necessary to satisfy our legal obligations, protect any AHEC or its users, or to operate the Platform properly. We may, in our sole discretion, refuse to post, remove, or refuse to remove, any content, in whole or in part, alleged to be unacceptable, undesirable, inappropriate, or in violation of our Content Standards.

7. We own the Platform and our Intellectual Property.

CUH will retain all interest in and to the Platform, including all documentation, modifications, improvements, upgrades, derivative words, and all other Intellectual Property rights in connection with the Platform, including CUH's name, logos and trademarks reproduced through the Platform.

8. You own data you input into the Platform.

Subject to the Privacy Policy, data input by any user or the AHEC is protected by the Platform Access Agreement and these Platform Access Terms.

9. In most every case, you agree to resolve any disputes outside of the formal judicial process.

Except as provided in this paragraph, any dispute or controversy that is not resolved informally shall be resolved by arbitration in accordance with the rules as agreed upon by the parties. If the parties can’t agree on the rules, the rules of the American Arbitration Association, as modified by this Agreement, shall apply. The award of the arbitrator shall be conclusive and binding upon the parties and enforceable in a court of competent jurisdiction. Each party shall equally bear the fees and expenses of arbitration, excluding attorney fees and expert witness fees. The arbitration proceeding will be held in Sioux Falls, South Dakota before a single arbitrator with background experience in information technology as we select, as we may agree, or at our election the arbitrator will be chosen by the Presiding Judge of the Second Judicial Circuit, South Dakota. Any legal action by CUH to protect its confidential information, any trade secret, the Platform or any data therein is excepted from this process.