Effective Date: May 18, 2016
ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY
A.1 This Acceptable Use Policy (“AUP”) describes how you must use and what you cannot do with the cloud computing services and software we provide to you by subscription (“Services”). The Services are based on a Managed Cloud Platform (“MCP”) which comprises computing hardware and software, including tools, applications, training media, and other resources (see our License and Master Agreement).
A.2 You are solely responsible for: (i) the content, materials and data that you create outside the MCP and upload to and process on the MCP; (ii) the content, materials and data that you create through your use of the Services; (iii) forms and content that you download from the MCP; and (iv) procedures, policies, and other activities that you derive from use of the Services (together “Client Content”).
A.3 This AUP applies to all uses of any component of our MCP and Services, including use resulting from or involving your staff’s content, as well as any unauthorized access of our MCP and Services.
A.4 By submitting Content to HIPAAgps, you represent and warrant that:
- the Content will not infringe the proprietary rights, including but not limited to the copyright, patent, trademark or trade secret rights, of any third party;
- you have fully complied with any third-party licenses relating to the Content, and have done all things necessary to successfully pass through to end users any required terms;
- the Content does not contain or install any viruses, worms, malware, Trojan horses or other harmful or destructive content; and,
- the Content does not violate the privacy or publicity rights of any third party and is not otherwise unlawful;
A.5 You must comply with all applicable laws and regulations when using the MCP or Services and will not allow any illegal or improper use of the MCP or Services.
B. Unacceptable Use. HIPAAgps requires that all customers of HIPAAgps conduct themselves with respect for third parties. In particular, observe the following rules in your use of the Service:
- Privacy: Do not violate the privacy rights of any person. Do not collect or disclose any personal address, social security number, or other personally identifiable information without each holder’s written permission. No personal health information (PHI) is permitted on the HIPAAgps Website.
- Intellectual Property: Do not infringe upon the copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, or other intellectual property rights of any person or entity.
- Hacking, Viruses, & Network Attacks: Do not access any computer or communications system without authorization, including the computers used to provide the Service. Do not attempt to penetrate or disable any security system. Do not intentionally distribute a computer virus, launch a denial of service attack, or in any other way attempt to interfere with the functioning of any computer, communications system, or website. Do not attempt to access or otherwise interfere with the accounts of other users of the Service. Do not allow any third party to perform the above acts through use of your computing systems connected to HIPAAgps.
- Violations of Law: Do not violate any law in connection with any access, authorized or unauthorized, of the MCP or Services.
C. Consequences of Violation. Violation of this Acceptable Use Policy (this “AUP”) may lead to suspension or termination of the user’s account. In addition, the user may be required to pay for the costs of investigation and remedial action related to AUP violations. Any criminal activities are subject to referral to law enforcement. Any harm to HIPAAgps caused by a violation of this AUP may lead to legal actions.
D. Your Security Responsibilities.
- You are responsible for the acts and omissions of all Users accessing the HIPAAgps Website using access credentials provided to you under License or for any unauthorized access to our Website from your domain, whether directly or indirectly.
- You will immediately notify us if you become aware of any compromise of your network or User devices which is reasonably likely to affect the confidentiality, integrity, availability or non-repudiation of the HIPAAgps MCP or Services. Failure to notify us may lead to legal actions against you.
Revision of AUP. Vendor may change this AUP at any time by posting a new version on this page. The new version will become effective on the date of such posting.