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PRIVACY POLICY

Hippo UX, Inc., Hippo Technologies, Inc. and affiliates (together “Hippo” or “We”) respect the privacy rights of our subscribers, contributors, users and customers and are strongly committed to protecting your privacy. This Privacy Policy applies to the Healthcare Institute for Virtual Education (the “HIVE”), our websites, any newsletters, online forums and content subscribed to via the HIVE and our websites, digital subscriptions to the HIVE, information collected, viewed and available when you subscribe to online or print editions and versions of the HIVE and any other service or product of Hippo, including other websites, mobile applications, or other digital properties, as expressly indicated by Hippo such as through a link or other display of this Privacy Policy.

Collection and Use of Your Personal Information

Hippo, or where relevant a designated service provider, may collect personal information that you choose to provide or we may receive from other sources. This may include personal information you provide through the HIVE website, on third party websites and applications when subscribing digitally to the HIVE or other Hippo sites through registering for our services and products, through requesting certain Hippo services, products or information, by submitting the information to request a subscription, proposal, additional information and other materials regarding Hippo products, services and the HIVE subscription service and content.

We and certain designated service providers, may obtain the following types of personal information in connection with the HIVE and other Hippo sites: Name, email address, postal address, account names and passwords, or other contact information, signature, online identifier, Internet Protocol address or other identifiers, Professional industry, employment-related or education information; Internet website, application, advertisement information; Demographic information; Billing information, credit card number, expiration date, security code and/or other financial information.

Personal information is obtained directly from you, from others authorized to provide the information, from activity on the HIVE site, and from other parties with whom we work, such as our Affiliates, service providers, business partners, content contributors, HIVE sponsors, advertising technology providers, data analytics providers and social media networks. If you submit personal information about others, you represent and warrant that you are authorized to do so and that you have received authorization from the person about whom you are providing the information and that person has consented to have all information used, disclosed, and transferred in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

If you choose to link your Social Media or other third-party accounts to any of our services, we may obtain your personal information from those sources. You may disconnect this link at any time by visiting your account page on these third-party platforms or the settings page of your mobile device.

We use this information for the HIVE subscription service and carefully considered purposes which also benefit our subscribers, contributors and content providers, and which include some or all of the following:

● To provide and facilitate our services and products to operate our HIVE site, content, products, services and systems property to communicate with subscribers/you to help Hippo improve, upgrade, ,or enhance our services and products and develop new services and products;

● To provide support for our HIVE content, services and products, to maintain the quality and safety of products, content and subscription services and for our internal quality control purpose including debugging to identify and repair errors that impair existing intended site functionality to provide you with appropriate content, offers and promotions about services and products of Hippo or of other parties that may be of interest to you to enhance your experience with the HIVE site, including providing customized content or contextual advertisements and product offerings, and providing tailored services to analyze website usage, analyze use of the HIVE site, analyze and measure ad impressions, and to protect the interests, rights, safety, or property of Hippo or others and to monitor compliance with and enforce the terms of any agreement with Hippo to monitor to detect security incidents and protect against malicious, deception, fraudulent, or illegal activity and hold those responsible for that activity;

● Hippo or a designated service provider may also take any and all actions required or necessary to security and other protective purposes for subscribers, content providers and others.

● You may instruct the HIVE and Hippo at any time not to use your personal information covered by this Privacy Policy to provide you with subscription and information, offers related to other Hippo products and services and promotions by sending us an email to the HIVE contact address or through your account settings for your HIVE subscription.

Please note that this opt-out process may take some time to complete, consistent with all applicable laws.

Use of Cookies and Other Electronic Technologies

Hippo, the HIVE and the parties with whom we work (e.g. service providers, content providers, contributors, business partners, HIVE sponsors, ad/technology providers and others) may place, view, and/or use “cookies”, web server logs, web beacons, pixels or other electronic technologies to collet statistical and other information about our subscribers and their use of the HIVE site. This information may include information about your IP address, browser type, language, your mobile devices, geolocation data, the state or country from which you accessed the HIVE site, the webpages and content visited, the date and time of the visit, the website you visited immediately before and after visiting this Site, the number of links you click within this Site, the functions you use on the HIVE site, the types of articles and content you read, the data you use save on or download from this Site and the number of ties you view the HIVE site or an advertisement.

Hippo and the parties with whom we work including sponsors, contributors of content and our affiliates may use the information collected for various reasons including research, analysis and other market research and site content matters to better serve subscribers to this Site to compile aggregate and anonymous information about usage of the HIVE site and other websites, statistics and to study/research user experience. However, if you have deleted and disabled cookies, these uses will not be possible to the extent they are based on cookie information.

To assist Hippo with the uses described in this Privacy Policy, information collected about you and your use of the HIVE site or other websites may be aggregated, analyzed or combined with personal or other information about you from other online or offline sources. If you prefer that we not combine non-personal information that has been collected, through cookies, about your use of the HIVE Site or other websites with personal or other information about you, then please delete and disable cookies for each browser, on each computer you use to access the Web.

Most browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer, you can usually set your browser to disable cookies or to alert you when cookies are being sent. Likewise, most mobile devices allow you to disable the ability for geo-location information to be collected from your mobile device. The help function on most browsers and mobile devices contains instructions on how to set your browser to notify you before accepting cookies, disable cookies entirely, or disable the collection of geo-location data. You need to set each browser on each device you use to access the Web. Therefore, if you use multiple browsers (e.g. Chrome, Safari, Internet Explorer, Firefox, etc.) you should repeat this procedure with each one. Similarly, if you connect to the Web from multiple devices (e.g. work and home), you need to set each browser on each device. Depending on your jurisdiction, you may be able to utilize additional cookie management tools. However, if you disable certain cookies or refuse to accept a request to place a cookie, it is possible some parts of the HIVE site, such as surveys, polls, product sales and certain areas of the HIVE site for you will need to log in, will not function properly, and the advertising and product information you receive when you visit the HIVE site may not be tailored to your individual interests.

Disclosure of Your Personal Information

We may disclose your personal information with our affiliates (including affiliated websites under common ownership or control) and designated service providers, for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. Hippo may also disclose to third parties, including sponsors, researchers, contributors, our resellers and marketing partners, including data analytics providers and advertising networks, your use of our HIVE site and our other websites, including online identifier, Internet Protocol address, and internet or other electronic network activity information, and the services provided by us for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. We may disclose your personal information (excluding security photographs or video) with a sponsor, affiliate or other third party (“Third-Party Provider”) that provides you with offers or promotions that may be of interest to you. You may instruct Hippo at any time not to share your personal information covered by this Privacy with such Third-Party Providers by contacting us at the privacy compliance address contained within this Privacy Policy and submitting your email address to us. Please note that (i) this opt-out process may take some time to complete, consistent with applicable law; and (ii) even after such opt-out process is completed, your personal information may continue to be shared with our affiliates (including affiliated websites under common ownership or control) and designated service providers.

Hippo may also disclose your personal information to unaffiliated third parties if we believe in good faith that such disclosure is necessary to: (a) comply with any applicable law, rule or regulation, or in response to a subpoena, court order, or other legal process ; (b ) protect the interests, rights, safety, or property of Hippo or others; ( c ) monitor compliance with and enforce any terms of service on the HIVE site; (d) provide our services and products (including allowing a purchaser of Hippo UX, Inc. Hippo Technologies, or a Hippo affiliate or reseller to continue to serve you); (f) provide you with product and services offers, promotions and other materials from Hippo; or (g) operate the systems that provide our services and products property.

If you participate in certain features of the HIVE site (e.g. sharing news stories, use cases, research findings), please note that any information you or others voluntarily disclose through use of these features, becomes available to the public and/or other subscribers and users whom we and/or you have designated. If you choose to provide access to designated individuals, please be aware that any information you post or contribute will be visible to such individuals and/or subscribers for their use. Hippo is not responsible for the information that you or others choose to disclose publicly on the HIVE site, and neither Hippo nor others’ use of such information is subject to this Privacy Policy.

The collection, further use, and/.or disclosure of your information by Third-Party Providers or by other third parties is not the responsibility of Hippo. Rather, such collection, use, and/or disclosure is governed by the third parties’ privacy policies.

 

Accuracy, Security and Retention of Your Personal Information

Any personal information you provide to Hippo is kept on secure servers. Hippo uses security measures appropriate to the provision of the relevant service or product such as reasonable administrative, technical, personnel, and physical measures (a) to safeguard personal information against loss, theft, unauthorized use, disclosure, or modification; and (b) to ensure the integrity of the personal information. To help us protect your privacy, you should maintain the secrecy and confidentiality of any login ID and password you may need to use and have to set up the connection with your participation in the HIVE site’s services. Personal information is retained for as long as is necessary for the purpose for which it is collected, including legitimate business reasons, and/or legal and regulatory requirements.

 

Rights with Respect to Your Personal Information

Depending on the jurisdiction, you may the right to access, correct, delete or restrict use of certain personal information covered by this Privacy Policy. Depending on the jurisdiction, you may also have the right to request that we refrain from processing personal information other than subscription payment information. Please bear in mind that if you exercise such rights, this may affect our ability to provide our HIVE site service and other products, services and information to you. For inquiries about your personal information please contact us at the Hippo address listed at the end of this Privacy Policy. While Hippo will make reasonable efforts to accommodate your request, we also reserve the right to impose certain restrictions and requirements on such requests, if allowed or required by applicable laws and regulations.

Please note that it may take some time to process your request, consistent with applicable law.

 

California Privacy Rights

In addition to the foregoing, if you are a California resident, you may have the right, consistent with this Privacy Policy and applicable laws to request:

Certain information about our collection, use, sale, or disclosure of your personal information deletion of our personal information collected or maintained by us to opt-out of the sale of your personal information.

You also have the right to not receive discriminatory treatment for exercising these rights.

If you choose to exercise these rights, we ask you to provide sufficient information including the products and services you have used in the past, your state and country of residence, and contact information, in order for us to verify your identity and process your request. Depending on the types of requests, additional information may be requested by us.

You may use an authorized agent to submit a request on your behalf related to your personal information. If you choose to use an authorized agent, you should supply your agent with written permission to act on your behalf in relation to your request, and your agent must provide us with written, verifiable proof of such authorization before we process your request.

To exercise a right related to your personal information, please contact us by email at Privacy@myhippo.life or writing to us at the mailing address provided at the end of this Privacy Policy. Hippo may share personal information related to tailored advertising, including online identifier, Internet Protocol address, and internet or other electronic network activity information, with third parties in ways that may constitute a “sale” under the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018, as amended from time to time, for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. If you are a California resident, California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits you to request information regarding the disclosure of your personal information by Hippo to its affiliates and/or third parties for their marketing purposes.

To make such a request, please send an email with your first name, last name, mailing address, email address and telephone number to the mailing address indicated on the last page of this Privacy Policy. Please include “California Privacy Rights” in the Subject line of your email or other correspondence.

You may also make such a request by writing to us at:

Hippo UX, Inc.

Attn: Legal Department

2999 W. 8 th Street

Washougal, WA 98671

 

Transfer of Your Personal Information To Other Countries

Some of the uses and disclosures mentioned in this Privacy Policy may involve the transfer and processing of your personal information to, from and in various countries that may have different levels of privacy than your country. By using our HIVE site, and products and services, you acknowledge and agree to such information processing and transfers, including to and in the United States. We implement appropriate safeguards, which may include but is not limited to European Commission standard data protection clauses and processes, to protect your personal information that is transferred. If this pertains to you, you may contact us by email at Privacy@myhippo.life or at the address indicated the end of this Privacy Policy to obtain the Hippo Personal Data Protection Statement which provides information about the transfer of personal information from the EU, EEA, and Switzerland to the United States.

 

Links to Third Party Services

From time to time we may provide links or access to third-party websites or other digital properties, including social networking websites. Since we do not control third-party properties and are not responsible for any information you may provide while on such digital properties, we encourage you to read privacy policies on those websites before providing any of your information on such digital properties.

 

Questions Regarding This Privacy Policy

If you have questions regarding this Privacy Policy,, please contact us at Privacy@myhippo.life. Please include “Privacy” in the subject line of your inquiry. If you have complaints about Hippo’s processing of your personal information, you may have the right to contact the applicable supervisory authority.

 

Modifications to This Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time by indicating revisions through the “Last Updated” date at the top of the Privacy Policy. Such changes will be effective immediately upon posting.

 

Our Contact Address for Privacy Policy Information

For inquiries and requests for information regarding our Privacy Policy, please write to us at the following addresses:

Hippo UX, Inc.

Attn: Legal Department

2999 W. 8 th Street

Washougal, WA 98671

 

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SUBSCRIPTION SERVICE TERMS AND CONDITIONS

PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING HEALTHCARE INSTITUTE FOR VIRTUAL EDUCATION (“HIVE”) TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SITE OR THE SERVICES THROUGH THE SITE. ALL SUBSCRIBERS/USERS OF THE HIVE SITE AGREE THAT SUCH ACCESS TO AND USE IS SUBJECT TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS AND ALL OTHER APPLICABLE LAWS.

These Subscription Service Terms and Conditions (the “Agreement” or the “Terms”) are set forth by Hippo Technologies, Inc., a Washington corporation (“Hippo”) and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Hippo UX, Inc. (“Hippo UX”), (together “We” or the “Companies”) as the  agreement with a subscriber and authorized user (“Subscriber”) of the HIVE service (as defined below) available through this Site (it being understood and agreed that the term “Subscriber” as used herein shall include any representatives, employees, agents, contractors, subsidiaries and affiliates of the Subscriber that accesses the Service) and that the provisions of this Agreement shall be binding upon Subscriber.

Subscriber understands and agrees that by subscribing to the HIVE and paying the initial subscription fee online or via a check or other manner acceptable to the Companies, Subscriber consents to these Terms and Conditions and creates a binding legal agreement with Hippo that govern Subscriber’s access to and use of the HIVE proprietary internet-based resources, information, opinions, research, testimonials and all other materials.  Any individual entering into this Agreement on behalf of a business entity or organization or other legal entity, represents that they have the legal authority to bind such entity and its affiliates to these Terms and Conditions.

Subscriber registration obligations

Subscribers may be required to register with the HIVE to access and use certain features of the HIVE service.  If you choose to register for the HIVE and subscribe, you agree to provide and maintain true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by the HIVE registration process. Registration data and certain other information about you are governed by our Privacy Policy. If you are 18 years old or older, you may subscribe to, and use the HIVE platform.

Term

This Agreement shall become effective on the date the Subscriber first accesses the HIVE after paying the $10.00/year annual subscription fee (the “Effective Date”) and shall remain in effect for twelve (12) months thereafter (the “Initial Term”). The HIVE offers three subscription terms: 1 year at $10.00, 2 years for $18.00 and a 3 year subscription for $25.00. The Agreement shall automatically renew for additional periods equal to the Initial Term, no less than twelve (12) months and up to thirty six months for the initial term in case of a 3 year subscription (each an “Automatic Renewal Term”) unless terminated as set forth below.

Subscription fee

Subscriber shall pay to Hippo UX, Inc. an annual Subscription Fee in the amount of $10.00 for the 1 year annual Subscription Fee, $18.00 for the 2 year subscription fee, and $25.00 for the 3 year subscription fee for access to the HIVE Service. The annual Subscription Fee for the Initial Term shall be paid in full to Hippo UX, Inc. at the outset to commence the Initial Term of the Subscription selected from among the three different subscription term options. Subscriber’s payment obligations for the $10.00 per annual subscription for the one (1) year term are non-cancellable and payments are non-refundable.

Hippo UX reserves the right to increase the annual Subscription Fee for any Automatic Renewal Term(s) upon sixty (60) days written notice via email or website posting to Subscribers prior to the expiration of the then current term. The Subscription Fee for Automatic Renewal Terms shall be invoiced to Subscribers thirty (30) days prior to the expiration of the then current term, and shall be paid in full to Hippo UX prior to commencement of the Automatic Renewal Term. Subscriber is responsible for promptly providing complete and accurate billing and contact information to the Company, including changes to such information.

If you select an auto-renewal subscription (“Recurring Subscription”), you authorize the Companies/the HIVE to maintain your account information and charge that account automatically upon renewal of the HIVE service you choose with no further action by you. In the event we are unable to charge your account as authorized when you enrolled in a Recurring Subscription, we may, in our sole discretion: ( I ) bill you for your subscription and suspend your access to the HIVE until payment is received, and/or (ii) seek to update your account information through you or by third-party sources ( i.e. your bank or a payment processor) to continue charging your account as authorized by you.

 

We may change the price for Recurring Subscriptions from time to time and will communicate any price changes to you in advance and if applicable, how to accept those changes. Price changes for recurring Subscriptions will take effect at the start of the next subscription period following the date of the price change. As permitted by local law, you accept the new price by continuing to use your Recurring Subscription after the price change takes effect. If you do not agree with the price changes, you have the right to reject the change by cancelling your Recurring Subscription at the end of the current subscription period and before the price change goes into effect.

 

Our responsibility

Hippo UX will use reasonable efforts to make Services on the HIVE available to Subscribers on a 24 hours a day, 7 days a week basis.

The above apply to this Agreement subject to: (a) planned downtime, (b) unforeseeable interruptions in Service or interruptions due to circumstances beyond the control of Hippo UX (e.g. Force majeure, acts of God, acts of governments, acts of law, and internet service provider failures) and (c ) the disclaimers and other limitations set forth elsewhere in this Agreement

Privacy

The Companies and the HIVE respect and protect the privacy of our subscribers and contributors. For details please see our Privacy Policy.

 

Permitted use

Subject to Subscriber’s compliance with all terms and conditions of this Agreement, Hippo UX grants Subscriber a limited, nontransferable, and nonexclusive license to access and use the HIVE proprietary internet-based resource (individually or collectively the “Service”), which provides access to a variety of resources, opinions, studies, viewpoints, research findings, use cases and other materials related to virtual care and the telemedicine/telehealth realm.

Subscriber agrees that annual Subscription Fees for Services and any related payments are not contingent on delivery of future functionality or features, or dependent on any oral or written public comments made by Hippo UX regarding future functionality, features or content.

 

Under this license, Subscriber and its employees, agents, representatives and members (individually or collectively the “Permitted Users”) may access and use the HIVE Service for informational and knowledge sharing.

 

Restrictions

Subscribers shall use the Service Materials only for the Permitted Use. Subscriber shall not sell, rent, lease, license, sub-license, transfer disclose or distribute Service Materials to anyone other than a Permitted User without Hippo UX’s express written consent. Subscriber is prohibited from copying or distributing the Service Materials to a computer, Internet-based or other electronic system owned or operated by someone other than a Permitted User. The materials presented on the HIVE do not constitute medical advice or provide healthcare guidance for any one individual or health condition and are presented strictly for purposes of raising awareness and visibility of various healthcare initiatives and research in a virtual care environment

 

Proprietary rights

Certain
intellectual property rights including trademarks, service marks, logos, phrases and other Proprietary assets belonging to and registered to the Companies as well as Proprietary Materials they own will appear on the HIVE.  The absence of a product, service/trademark, or logo on printed materials portrayed on HIVE materials but not specifically listed herein does not constitute a waiver of the Companies’ rights with respect to such Materials. Subscriber acknowledges and agrees that no title to the Companies’ intellectual property is transferred or 
assigned under this Agreement. Hippo Technologies, Inc. and Hippo UX, Inc. retain all right, title, and interest in and to the Materials on the HIVE.

 

Protection of the companies’ intellectual property

Upon expiration or termination of this Agreement with any Subscriber, or Subscriber’s breach of a material term of this Agreement, Subscriber shall immediately cease use of all Materials provided pursuant to this Subscription Agreement and the HIVE. Unauthorized use of the Materials (including modifications and derivatives of Materials or us of the Materials or any other copyrighted materials owned by the Companies in subscriber or third-party documents in Subscriber’s possession, shall constitute a violation of state and federal copyright and/or trademark laws. The Companies reserve the rights to prosecute violators to the full extent of the law.

Contact for alleged copyright infringement

The Companies and the HIVE respect the intellectual property rights of others and it is our policy (i) to block access to or remove content, postings, articles, and other materials that we believe in good faith infringes the copyrights of third parties, and (ii) to remove and discontinue availability of subscription service to repeat infringers.  If a subscriber believes that any content contained within the HIVE has been wrongfully copied, posted or made available, it shall notify the Companies at the following email address: privacy@myhippo.life

 

Unintentional information errors

Although the HIVE strives at all times to maintain the accuracy of information published, maintained or made available to Subscribers to the HIVE, occasionally information may contain unintentional errors and misprints. Some information made available on the HIVE may be obtained or compiled from publicly available resources, including state and federal government sources, international organizations, nonprofit organizations and other sources that the Companies believe to be reliable, but the accuracy of which we ultimately do not have any control over and for which the Companies disclaim any responsibility

 

Public forums; inappropriate conduct on platform

The HIVE may offer message boards, bulletin board, chat rooms, blogs, or other similar public forums or communication tools through the subscription service where authorized Subscribers can communicate. Harassment in any manner or form on the HIVE, including via email, chat, or by use of abusive or inappropriate language, is strictly forbidden.  Impersonation of others, including an employee of the Companies, a HIVE contributor, representative, or host, as well as other Subscribers or users of the HIVE is prohibited. Subscribers may not upload to distribute, or otherwise publish through the HIVE any content which is libelous, defamatory, obscene, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, illegal, or otherwise objectionable which may constitute or encourage a criminal offense, violate the rights of any party or which may otherwise give rise to liability or violate any law.  Subscribers may not upload, post, or contribute any commercial or criminal content to the HIVE.

 

Responsibilities and disclaimers concerting content and communications

The Companies do not assume any responsibility for materials published, posted, or appearing on the HIVE and we are not in any way responsible for the content of such published, posted, and other communications and materials published on the HIVE. Subscriber acknowledges that our providing Subscriber with the ability to access the HIVE, to review published and posted materials, and to communicate with us and other Authorized Subscribers through the HIVE, we are acting as a passive conduit for the distribution, publishing and posting of research, articles, news and other healthcare-related materials for Subscribers and we are not undertaking any obligation or liability relating to content or activities in the HIVE. The Companies reserve the right to block or remove any articles, communications or materials that we become aware of and determine to be: ( a ) abusive, defamatory, or obscene, ( b ) fraudulent, deceptive, or misleading, ( c ) in violation of copyright, trademark, or other intellectual property rights of another, or ( d ) offensive or otherwise unacceptable to the Companies in our sole discretion.

Contributors and Subscribers to the HIVE of articles, research reports, news items and other postings are solely responsible for any content posted or communications they make through the HIVE and the consequences of such contributed articles, reports, news items and other postings, and agree to hold the Companies harmless from any liability to or claims by third parties as a result of such use and communications. In furtherance of the foregoing, Subscribers and contributors agree that you will not: ( a ) communicate or submit material that is copyrighted, protected by trade secrets or otherwise subject to third party proprietary rights, including privacy and publicity rights, unless you are the owner of such rights or have permission from the rightful owner to publish, post, contribute or communicate the material; ( b ) knowingly publish or communicate falsehoods or misrepresentations that could damage us or any third party; ( c ) submit or communicate material that is unlawful, obscene, defamatory, libelous, threatening, harassing, hateful, racially or ethnically offensive, or encourages conduct that would be considered dangerous, harmful to others, a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, violate any law or is otherwise inappropriate. We reserve the right to remove, edit, or not publish or communicate any content submitted to the HIVE that violate these Terms.

Disclamer and limitation of liability

THE COMPANIES’ HIVE SUBSCRIPTION SERVICE IS THE HEALTHCARE INSTITUTE FOR VIRTUAL EDUCATIONAL PROVIDING ARTICLES, INFORMATION, NEWS, IDEAS, COMMENTS, LATEST DEVELOPMENTS AND RESEARCH OF NOTE ON A GLOBAL BASIS. THE HIVE PROVIDES THIS VIRTUAL INFORMATION VIA THE HIVE SUBSCRIPTION SERVICE WHICH IS AN INFORMATIONAL, VIRTUAL EDUCATION MECHANIESM PROVIDED FOR A MODEST ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION FEE. THE HIVE IS ALSO A FORUM FOR SHARING IDEAS AND NEWS RELATING TO TELEHEALTH, TELEMEDICINE, VIRTUAL CARE SOLUTIONS AND OTHER HEALTH RELATED TOPICS OF INTEREST ON A GLOBAL BASIS. THE COMPANIES ASSUME NO RESPONSIBILITY OR LIABILITY FOR THE RELIABILITY OR ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION PRESENTED OR CONTAINED ON THE HIVE PLATFORM. SUBSCRIBERS ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED THAT INFORMATION, VIEWS, OPINIONS PRESENTED ON THE HIVE DO NOT CONSTITUTE MEDICAL ADVICE, HEALTHCARE TREATMENT RECOMMENDATIONS, OR CLINICAL CARE ADVICE AND SHALL NOT BE RELIED UPON FOR ANY INDIVIDUAL OR GROUP HEALTHCARE DECISIONS OR TREATMENTS. SUBSCRIBERS MUST CONSULT WITH AND SPEAK WITH THEIR OWN PHYSICIANS, NURSES AND OTHER HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS IN RELATION TO THEIR OWN INDIVIDUAL HEALTHCARE TREATMENT AND DECISIONS. THE MATERIALS PROVIDED ON THE HIBVE ARE PRESENTED “AS IS” AND THE COMPANIES MAKE NO, AND DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL, REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMLIED, WITH RESPECT TO THE HIVE MATERIALS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR USE. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE COMPANIES AND THE HIVE BE LIABLE FOR SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIEVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOSS OF INCOME, PROFITS, REVENUE, USE, DATE, OR OTHER INFORMATION ARINSG OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY RELATED TO THIS AGREEMENT. NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING TO THE CONTRARY HEREIN, THE COMPANIES DO NOT WARRANT THAT INFORMATION AND MATERIALS PUBLISHED OR CONTAINE, POSTED OR APPEARING ON THE HIVE WILL MEET SUBSCRIBER’S REQUIREMENTS OR THAT THE OPERATION OF THE HIVE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE OR WILL BE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. THE COMPANIES DO NOT MAKE ANY WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OF THE INFORMATION ACCESSIBLE THROUGH THE HIVE PLATORM IN TERMS OF CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, ADEQUACY, USEFULNESS, TIMELINESS, RELIABILITY OR OTHERWISE OR THE RESULTS YOU MAYH OBTAIN FROM THE USE OF ANY SUCH INFORMATION. THE COMPANIES DO NOT WARRANT THAT ANY ACCESSIBLE DATA OR OTHER INFORMATION AVAILABLE THROUGH THE HIVE WILL BE ERROR FREE. THE COMPANIES MAKE NO CLAIM TO RENDER LEGAL, POLICY, MEDICAL, HEALTHCARE POLICY OR OTHER ADVICE OR SERVICES. IF MEDICAL ADVICE OR EXPERT MEDICAL OR HEALTHACARE ASSISTANCE IS REQUIRED, THE SERVICES OF A COMPETENT HEALTHCARE/MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL SHOULD BE SOUGHT. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL THE COMPANIES LIABILITY EXCEED THE AMOUNT PAID BY THE SUBSCRIBER FOR THE THEN CURRENT SUBSCRIPTION TERM UNDER THIS AGREEMENT. ALL PARTIES SHALL BE RELEASED FROM LIABILITY AND HELD HARMLESS IF UNABLE TO PERFORM UNDER THIS AGREEMENT DUE TO FORCE MAJEURE INCLUDING WAR, ACTS OF GOD, GOVERNMENT ACTIONS, OT OTHER MATTERS OUTSIDE THE CONTROL OF SUCH PARTY.

 

WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, SUBSCRIBER ACKNOWLEDGES AND AGREES THAT THE COMPANIES ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR CONTENT PUBLISHED, CONTRIBURED, ADDED, POSTED OR APPEARING IN ANY WAY ON THE HIVE OR THE MATERIALS PUBLISHED, POSTED, CONTRIBUTED BY A THIRD PARTY, BY SUBSCRIBER, BY THE COMPANIES, OR ANY OTHER AUTHORIZED PERSON. 

Termination; continuation; refunds

The initial subscription period is for one year (12 months), two years (24 months) or three years (36 months) from the time the Subscriber signs up for the HIVE and pays the required annual fee of $10, $18 or $25 dollars for the appropriate term chosen by the Subscriber (the “Initial Term.”)  The subscription will automatically renew with payment for subsequent subscription terms of the same duration and will be charged to the same payment method (e.g. credit card, checking account or other payment method/account) for additional terms for the selected initial term unless the Subscriber provides the Companies with notice at least thirty (30) days before the end of the Initial Term.

 

No refunds will be given once the Subscriber pays the annual fee of $10 for the Initial Term and fees paid by credit card cannot be disputed once Subscriber has accessed the HIVE platform to start the Initial Term.

Notices

All notices under this agreement shall be in writing and shall be deemed given when delivered personally, or sent by certified, or registered U.S. mail, or nationally-recognized express courier, return service requested. If to the Companies, at the following address:

Hippo UX, Inc.

Attn: Dick Kile, President, Hippo UX, Inc.

2999 W. 8th Street, Washougal, WA 98671

Unless directed otherwise in writing by Subscriber, the Companies shall send all notices to Subscriber to the Subscriber’s billing address or last registered email address on file with the Companies.

Governing law, dispute resolution and venue

This Agreement shall be governed by and construed under the laws of the State of Washington without regard to its conflict of law principles.  The failure of any party to exercise any right provided in this Agreement shall not be deemed a waiver of any other right contained herein. Neither party may bring a lawsuit or other formal legal proceeding for a dispute arising pursuant to or in connection with this Agreement without first making a good faith effort to resolve the dispute through mediation before a third-party mediator trained or certified as such. Such mediation shall be held in Seattle, Washington. The parties agree to share equally the cost of mediation; provided, however, that each party shall pay their own attorney fees and costs.  In the event that the parties are unsuccessful in resolving the dispute through mediation, a lawsuit may be filed. The exclusive jurisdiction and venue for any such lawsuit shall be a court of competent jurisdiction located in King County, Washington. Subscriber hereby consents to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the state and federal courts located in King County, Washington. The prevailing party in any such lawsuit shall be entitled to its reasonable attorney fees and costs.

Modification of terms of service

The Companies reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to change or modify all or a portion of the terms of this Agreement or the HIVE platform service at any time. If we decide to modify or change this Agreement, we will note at the top of these Terms and Conditions the date of the last update, which should alert you to changes in these Terms since your prior use of the HIVE. We may also notify you through email notification or through other reasonable means and as may be required by law.  Changes to these Terms and Conditions will be effective when posted. The Companies may also choose to notify Subscriber of any such modifications by other reasonable means. Subscribers continued use of the HIVE platform after any such notification or posting of any new date of the then last update shall constitute Subscriber’s consent to such updated Terms and Conditions of Use.