Terms and Conditions
Please carefully read this notice before you use this Web site. This Web site is provided by Mark C. Vital, M.D. and may be used for informational purposes only. By using this Web site, or downloading materials from it, you agree to abide by the following terms and conditions. If you do not agree with the following conditions of use, please exit this Web site.
Web Site Content
Mark C. Vital, M.D. created this Web site to be used by the general public. The Web site does not, and it is not intended to, provide any formal medical advice, and must not be relied upon by you in that regard. The Web site should not be used, or relied upon by you, as a substitute for an actual in-person consultation.
The information, text, graphics and links provided in this Web site are provided Mark C. Vital, M.D. as a convenience to you. Mark C. Vital, M.D. will use reasonable efforts to include accurate and up-to-date information. However, due to the nature of the Internet, Mark C. Vital, M.D. does not warrant and cannot guarantee the accuracy, completeness or authenticity of the information contained in this Web site, or the information, text, graphics, links, Web site functionality, and other items contained on this server or its suitability for any purpose.
Mark C. Vital, M.D. does not warrant that the functions contained in the materials will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that this Web site or the server that makes it available is free of viruses or other harmful components as such information is received by you because Mark C. Vital, M.D. cannot control the transmission of information over this medium. Mark C. Vital, M.D. does not warrant or make any representations regarding the use of, or the results of the use of, the materials on this site, or your transmission of any software, data or information from the Web site to you.
Information provided on this Web site is believed to be reliable when posted. However, we cannot guarantee that information will be accurate, complete and current at all times. This Web site could include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Mark C. Vital, M.D. will from time to time revise the information, products and services described in this Web site, and reserves the right to make such changes without notice.
The use of this Web site is entirely at your risk. The materials and information in this Web site (including text, graphics, and functionality) are presented without express or implied warranties of any kind and are provided "as is". It is your responsibility to evaluate the accuracy, completeness and usefulness of any opinions, advice, services or other information provided.
Mark C. Vital, M.D. intends for the information contained in this Web site to be accurate and reliable. However, errors sometimes occur. Therefore, Mark C. Vital, M.D. and affiliates to the full extent permitted by applicable laws disclaim all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose as to any matter whatsoever relating to this Web site or the information contained herein.
To the full extent permitted by applicable laws, in no event shall Mark C. Vital, M.D., his agents, employees, and affiliated companies be liable for any damages of any kind caused to any person as a consequence of the use of this Web site including but not limited to any direct, special, incidental, indirect or consequential damages of any kind including but not limited to loss of use, loss of data or loss of profits, whether or not advised of the possibility of such damage, or based upon any theory of liability, arising out of or in connection with the use or performance of this Web site or the information contained herein. We will not be responsible for any detrimental reliance that you may place upon the Web site or its contents.
This Web site is provided for your personal viewing and Mark C. Vital, M.D. maintains all copyrights in the text, buttons, layouts, graphic images and logos contained in this Web site. Except as stated herein, no portion of this Web site or its contents may be reproduced, copied, republished, altered, or transmitted, uploaded, downloaded, or posted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without the prior written permission of Mark C. Vital, M.D.
Modification of the materials or use of the materials for any other purpose is a violation of Mark C. Vital, M.D.'s copyright and other proprietary rights. The use of any such material on any other Web site or networked computer environment is prohibited.
You may print a copy of the information contained herein for your personal use only, but you may not reproduce or distribute the text or graphics to others or substantially copy the information on your own server, or link to this Web site, without prior written permission of Mark C. Vital, M.D..
An acknowledgment of the source must be included whenever our materials are copied or published. Any infringement of our rights will result in appropriate legal action. Mark C. Vital, M.D. and its affiliated companies disclaim any and all liability which may result from any unauthorized reproduction or use of the information on this site.
License and Reproduction
Permission is granted to print copies of portions of this Web site, but not the entire Web site, and to display and navigate around this Web site with a computer using HTML browser software, solely for personal use. Any commercial use of this Web site or any portion hereof is strictly prohibited. A hyperlink to the Uniform Resource Locator (URL) of this Web site in HTML documents which you prepare, must be approved in writing or via email, prior to making such hyperlink, and is subject to the following conditions: (a) the URL may be used only for the purpose of hyperlinking to Mark C. Vital, M.D.'s home page at "http://houstoneyedoctorvital.com"; (b) the URL shall be clearly identified as being a link to a Web site owned and operated by Mark C. Vital, M.D.; and (c) you will make no other use of any Mark C. Vital, M.D.'s intellectual property, other than the URL, without Mark C. Vital, M.D.'s express written permission.
The logo shown here for Houston Eye Associates is a registered trade mark of Houston Eye Associates.
Other parties' trademarks and service marks that may be referred to herein are the property of their respective owners.
Because of the marked increase in the fabrication and proliferation of computer viruses affecting the Internet, we want to warn you about infections or viral contamination on your system. It is your responsibility to scan any and all downloaded materials received from the Internet. Mark C. Vital, M.D. is not responsible or liable for any damage caused by such hazards.
Mark C. Vital, M.D. cannot and do not guarantee or warrant that files available for downloading from this Web site are free of viruses, worms, Trojan horses or other code that has contaminating or destructive properties. Mark C. Vital, M.D. companies do not make any express or implied warranties, representations or endorsements whatsoever (including without limitation warranties of title, noninfringement or fitness for a particular purpose) with respect to the files available for downloading from this site. In no event will Mark C. Vital, M.D. companies be liable to you or to anyone else for any decision made or action taken by you or anyone else in reliance on results obtained from use of files downloaded from this site.
Linked Web Sites
Other Internet or Web sites which may provide access to this Web site by hypertext links ("hyperlinks") are entirely independent of this Web site. Links to other Internet or Web sites from this Web site are included as a convenience for our visitors and in no way are meant to imply that Mark C. Vital, M.D. endorses, sponsors, promotes or is affiliated with the owners of or participants in those sites, or endorses any information contained on those sites, unless expressly stated. Mark C. Vital, M.D. does not guarantee the accuracy of any information in these other sites nor does it assume any liability for the content or presentation of linked sites.
Mark C. Vital, M.D. cannot guarantee that the hyperlinks set out on our Web site will be accurate at the time of your access. Moreover, the sites pointed at by hyperlinks have been independently developed and possibly maintained by person(s) over whom Mark C. Vital, M.D. has no control. Mark C. Vital, M.D. cannot and does not monitor the sites linked to its pages on the Internet or any transmission made through the respective web pages and news groups. Accordingly, Mark C. Vital, M.D. assumes no responsibility for the content of any site referenced to by any hyperlink or otherwise. Mark C. Vital, M.D. believes that our making available hyperlinks to publicly accessible web pages is legally permissible and consistent with the common, customary expectations of those who make use of the Internet.
Information Collection and Use
Mark C. Vital, M.D. routinely gathers data on Web site activity, such as information about Web site visitors, to improve the caliber of online information and services offered. There are two forms of data that Mark C. Vital, M.D. collects: Web site visitorship data and personal information voluntarily provided to us by Web site visitors.
Web site visitorship data is
- collected on an aggregate, anonymous basis, which means no personal information is associated with this data;
- shared among Mark C. Vital, M.D.'s business associates to improve Web site content and overall service.