Telehealth Consent Policy
Last Modified: 02/15/2022
Our service is only for specific NON-EMERGENT MEDICAL CONDITIONS with limited medical scope.
If you are experiencing a medical emergency, call your doctor's office or 911 for immediate medical attention.
2. MODIFICATION OF THE TERMS
We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to amend these Terms, in whole or in part, at any time and for any reason, without penalty or liability to you or any third party. You should check the Terms from time to time when you use the Platform to determine if any changes have been made. You can determine when the Terms were last revised by referring to the “Last Modified” notation above. If you use the Platform after the amended Terms have been posted, you will be deemed to have agreed to the amended Terms. If any of the provisions of these Terms are not acceptable to you, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue your use of the Platform.
3. DESCRIPTION OF V.ARIA
You understand and agree that the Platform is intended to facilitate the following services (the “We treat”): (a) the development and gathering of health care records and information with retention of the same for use in medical provider encounters and communications; (b) administrative support in connection with payment for our medical services; (c) administrative support in connection with coordinating optional fulfilment and payment for diagnostic testing and prescription medications ordered or prescribed by medical providers performing medical services; and (d) telecommunications and technology support for using the Platform as a means of direct access to medical providers provided by affiliated professional entities for communication, consultations, assessments, and treatment by such medical providers.
You understand that the Platform gathers unique information from you to enable an affiliated medical provider through the medical services to determine whether a prescription or a diagnostic test is indicated and appropriate for you, including applicable health information (such as your past and current health conditions, and medications), diagnostic tests, as applicable, and personal information (such as your name, location and demographic information) (collectively, “Your Information”). You further understand and agree that after reviewing Your Information, the medical provider, in his or her independent professional judgment, will determine whether to prescribe you medication, other treatment, or, alternatively, recommend that you consult with alternative clinical resources.
You give us consent to send and disclose to the affiliated professional entities and their medical providers all Your Information so that you may receive our medical services. Further, you consent to our delivery of Your Information to V.ARIA affiliated and unaffiliated pharmacies, laboratories, and other diagnostic testing companies as part of coordinating desired fulfilment and payment for diagnostic testing, prescription medications, and medical devices recommended as part of the medical services.
All medical providers who deliver medical services through the Platform are: (i) independent professionals contracted or employed with affiliated professional entities that coordinate with V.ARIA, and (ii) solely responsible for such medical services provided to you. V.ARIA does not control or interfere with the provision of medical services by the medical providers and affiliated professional entities, each of whom is independent and solely responsible for the medical services provided to you. Therefore, you understand and agree that V.ARIA is not responsible for medical services, or your use of any medical services, provided by a medical provider or affiliated professional entity, including any personal injury or property damage.
In order to use the Services through the Platform, the following must be true:
- You are at least 18 years of age or older but less than 65 years old
- You live in United States
- You must have compatible computing and/or mobile devices, access to the Internet, and certain necessary software in orderto use the Platform.
Fees and charges may apply to your use of the mobile services and to the Internet.
You understand and agree that satisfying the above requirements does not guarantee that you will receive the Services through the Platform. In addition to the above requirements, V.ARIA and its affiliated professional entities reserve the right to change or include new requirements as deemed appropriate in their sole discretion without providing prior notice to you. Further, medical providers and affiliated professional entities delivering the medical services may on a case by case basis determine that certain criteria apply to utilizing the Platform for the medical services or that medical services are not appropriate in any individual instance for a particular user. You can obtain more information on the criteria for the medical services from our FAQs page.
The Services are currently only available to individuals located in the United States in 8 states as follows - Washington, Wyoming, Michigan, Ohio, Florida, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Illinois.
6. REGISTRATION, USER ACCOUNTS, AND USER DATA
Although certain parts of the Platform are accessible by any individual, you are obligated to register with V.ARIA in order to access the Services. The Services are available only to users who have registered with V.ARIA and to other persons affiliated with V.ARIA who have been granted accounts with usernames and passwords. The Platform may not be accessible at any time, for any period, or for any reason, and V.ARIA will not be liable if for any reason all or any part of the Platform is unavailable at any time or for any period
The Platform may contain forms or fields that allow you to enter, submit or transmit to V.ARIA user information or data (“User Data”) on or through the Platform. You understand and agree that any User Data provided by you on or through the Platform may be used, copied or displayed by V.ARIA, V.ARIA may create derivative works of any such data, and V.ARIA may provide such data to our service providers, our successors and assigns, and medical providers and their affiliated professional entities, in performance of the Services
You grant V.ARIA, our service providers, our successors and assigns,and medical providers and their affiliated professional entities, the fully transferable and sub licensable right and license to use, reproduce, modify, analyze, perform, display, distribute, and otherwise disclose to third parties any User Data you submit on or through the Platform for the purposes of providing the Services to you; conducting research or analyses of such data; and designing, developing, implementing, modifying and/or improving new, current or future features, products and services of V.ARIA using such data.
7. YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
As a condition of your use of the Services through the Platform, you agree to the following:
All Your Information provided through the Platform is accurate, complete and correct, and you will accurately maintain and update any of Your Information that you have provided to V.ARIA.
Your permission to use the Platform is personal (the Platform will be used only by you), and your identification information is accurate and truthful. If you have an account with V.ARIA, you agree to keep your username and password and that you will exit from your account at the end of each session. You are responsible for all activities that occur under your account and for maintaining the confidentiality of your password. You are responsible for changing your password promptly if you think it has been compromised. You may not transfer or share your password with anyone, or create more than one account. You may not use anyone else’s account at any time.
You agree to immediately notify V.ARIA of any unauthorized use of your username, password or any other breach of security that you become aware of involving or relating to the Services by emailing V.ARIA at firstname.lastname@example.org
You may be asked to provide additional information to V.ARIA, its affiliated professional entities, or applicable medical provider(s) for the purpose of providing medical services or fulfilling a prescription. You may elect to withhold requested information; however, if you do so, you may not use the Platform or any other related services.
You understand and agree that provision of medical services through the Platform depends on the completeness and accuracy of Your Information. V.ARIA is unable to verify all of Your Information. Therefore, V.ARIA is not responsible for any consequences if Your Information is inaccurate or incomplete. If Your Information is inaccurate, incomplete, or not maintained, or V.ARIA has reasonable grounds to suspect as much, V.ARIA has the right to suspend or terminate your account and your use of the Services. In addition, V.ARIA may take any and all actions it deems necessary or reasonable to maintain the security of the Platform, Services and your Secure User account.
8. RESTRICTIONS ON USE
You will not use, or encourage or permit others to use, our Platform except as expressly permitted in these Terms. You will not:
- Use or attempt to use the Platform or the Services for any other person than yourself;
- Access or use the Platform in any manner or for any purpose that infringes, misappropriates, or otherwise violates any intellectual property right or other right of any third party, or that violates any applicable local, state or federal law or regulation, or is prohibited by these Terms;
- Jailbreak your mobile operating system. The Platform is intended for use only on a mobile phone that runs an unmodified manufacturer-approved operating system. Using the Platform on a mobile phone with a modified operating system may undermine security features that are intended to protect your protected health information from unauthorized or unintended disclosure. You may compromise your protected health information if you use the Platform on a mobile phone that has been modified. Use of the Platform on a mobile phone with a modified operating system is a material breach of these Terms;
- License, sublicense, sell, resell, transfer, assign, distribute or otherwise commercially exploit or make available to any third party the Platform or related materials in any way;
- Use or access the Platform to create or develop competing products or services or for any other purpose that is to V.ARIA’s detriment or commercial disadvantage;
- Take any action or use the Platform in any manner which could damage, destroy, disrupt, disable, impair, overburden, interfere with, or otherwise impede or harm in any manner our Platform or any content, in whole or in part;
- Disrupt, interfere with, violate the security of, or attempt to gain unauthorized access to our Platform or any computer network;
- Bypass, breach, remove, deactivate, avoid, impair, or otherwise circumvent any security device, protection, or technological measure implemented by V.ARIA or any of our service providers to protect our Platform;
- Input, upload, transmit, distribute, or otherwise run or propagate any virus, application, Trojan horse, or any other harmful computer code that could damage or alter a computer,portable device, computer network, communication network, data, or our Platform, or any other system, device, or property;
- Remove, delete, alter, or obscure any trademarks, specifications, warranties, or disclaimers, or any copyright, trademark, patent, or other intellectual property or proprietary rights notices from our Platform or any content made available to you on or through our Platform;
- Use any manual process or automated device to monitor or copy any content made available on or through our Platform for any unauthorized purpose except as permitted in Section 14;
- Copy, duplicate, download, store in a retrieval system, publish, transmit or otherwise reproduce, transfer, distribute, store, disseminate, aggregate, use as a component of or as the basis for a database or otherwise use in any form or by any means any data, text, reports, or other materials related to V.ARIA or third-party content from the Platform; or
- Encourage or enable any other individual to do any of the foregoing.
9. LICENSE AND USE
Subject to your compliance with these Terms, V.ARIA grants you a personal, limited, revocable, nonexclusive, and non-transferable license to view, download, access, and use the Platform and its content, solely for your personal and non-commercial use. No other right, title, or interest in or to the Platform is transferred to you, and all rights not expressly granted are reserved by V.ARIA or its licensors. You are not permitted to reproduce, publish, transmit, distribute, display, modify, create derivative works from, sell or participate in any sale of, or exploit in any way, in whole or in part, any such content for commercial use.
10. DISCLAIMER; LIMITED HEALTH CARE SERVICES
The Platform is structured for use specific to certain health care services and is not, and should not, be considered, or used as comprehensive medical advice, care, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified healthcare provider with any questions you may have regarding general personal health, medical conditions, or drugs or medications, and before commencing or discontinuing any course of treatment, drug or medication.
11. TELEHEALTH CONSENT
Telehealth or telemedicine involves the delivery of health care services using electronic communications, information technology, or other means between a medical provider or a nurse and a patient who are not in the same physical location. Telemedicine may be used for diagnosis, treatment, follow-up and/or patient education, and may include, but is not limited to:
- Electronic transmission of medical records, photo images, personal health information, or other data between a patient and a medical provider or nurse;
- Interactions between a patient and medical provider via audio, video, and/or asynchronous data communications; and
- Use of output data from medical devices, sound, and video files.
- By registering as a Secure User and accessing the medical services, you acknowledge and agree to this Telehealth Consent and a record of such acknowledgement will be retained in the medical record of the medical provider and professional entity providing such medical services. Please see our Telehealth Consent Policy for more information.
When you submit Your Information for medical services at V.ARIA, you agree to pay all fees due. You will see a prompt for your payment details, such as your credit card information and any promotional codes you may have. By entering your payment information and submitting your request, you authorize us, our affiliates, or our third-party payment processors to charge the amount due. Medical consult fees are not subject to or eligible for a refund. We cannot accept returns of prescription products for reuse or resale, and all sales are final. However, if you believe we have made an error in the filling of your prescription, please email us at email@example.com
You understand and agree that you are responsible for all fees due to receive the Services, including any fees charged by the medical providers and affiliated professional entities and any applicable co-insurance or co-pay amounts. Amounts collected by V.ARIA will include fees charged by medical providers for medical services. In the event that your credit card expires or V.ARIA, our affiliates, or our third-party payment processors are unable to process your payment, you may receive notice for you to provide an alternative payment method. V.ARIA and/or the medical provider(s) have no obligation to provide any Services unless and until full payment has been received and/or verified. Please note that professional services delivered as part of the medical services are not likely to be covered by any government health care payors, and, as such, you understand that no such claims will be submitted by V.ARIA or our affiliates for coverage of the professional services.
14. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
As between V.ARIA and you, V.ARIA is the sole and exclusive owner of all right, title and interest in and to the Platform and its content, features and functionality (including, without limitation, all information, software, text, displays, images, video, audio, selection,arrangement and look and feel), and all intellectual property rights therein, and any suggestions, ideas or other feedback provided by you. Any copy, modification, revision, enhancement, adaptation, translation, or derivative work of the Platform shall be owned solely and exclusively by V.ARIA or its licensors, including all intellectual property rights therein. You have permission to use the Platform solely for your personal and non-commercial use on the condition that you comply with these Terms. No other right, title or interest in or to the Platform is transferred to you, and all rights not expressly granted are reserved by us or our affiliates.
Certain names, logos, and other materials displayed in and through the Platform may constitute trademarks, trade names, services marks or logos (“Trademarks”) of V.ARIA or its affiliates. You are not authorized to use any such Trademarks without the express written permission of V.ARIA or its affiliates. Ownership of all such Trademarks and the goodwill associated therewith remains with us or our affiliates.
15. LINKS TO THIRD-PARTY HYPERLINKS AND WEBSITES
The Platform may contain hyperlinks or references to other websites(“Linked Sites”) operated by third parties. The Linked Sites may not be under our control; therefore, we are not responsible for the information, products or services described thereon, or for the content of any Linked Site, including, without limitation, any link contained in a Linked Site, or any changes or updates to a Linked Site. We are providing these Linked Sites to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not necessarily imply endorsement of the Linked Site or any association with its operators. Your use of these Linked Sites is at your own risk, and we are not liable to you in any way, either directly or indirectly, for any content, errors, damage or loss caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on information contained in or provided to Linked Sites.
You may have arrived at the Platform through a Linked Site, including a Linked Site controlled by a parent, subsidiary or affiliate of V.ARIA. You understand and agree that we are not responsible for the information, products or services described on those Linked Sites and only these Terms will apply to your use of or access to the Platform.
16. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT THE PLATFORM AND THE SERVICES ARE PROVIDED THROUGH THE PLATFORM ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. YOUR USE OF THE PLATFORM IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. V.ARIA AND ITS AFFILIATES AND THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, MANAGERS, PARTNERS, MEMBERS, EMPLOYEES, AND AGENTS (COLLECTIVELY “RELATED PERSONS”) MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES AND SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WITH RESPECT TO THE PLATFORM AND THE SERVICES, INCLUDING ANY REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES WITH RESPECT TO MERCHANT ABILITY, TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, AVAILABILITY, SECURITY, ACCURACY, FREEDOM FROM VIRUSES OR MALWARE, COMPLETENESS, TIMELINESS, FUNCTIONALITY, RELIABILITY, SEQUENCING OR SPEED OF DELIVERY. WE MAKE NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS THAT YOUR USE OF THE PLATFORM OR THE SERVICES WILL NOT INFRINGE THE RIGHTS OF THIRD PARTIES.
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF APPLICABLE LAW, NEITHER V.ARIA NOR ITS RELATED PERSONS WILL BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED BY YOUR RELIANCE ON INFORMATION OBTAINED THROUGH THE PLATFORM. IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO EVALUATE THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, TIMELINESS, RELIABILITY OR USEFULNESS OF THE PLATFORM. FURTHERMORE, V.ARIA DOES NOT GUARANTEE THAT THE PLATFORM WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, OR FREE FROM ERROR, DEFECT, LOSS, DELAY IN OPERATION, CORRUPTION, CYBER ATTACK, VIRUSES, INTERFERENCE, HACKING, MALWARE, OR OTHER SECURITY INTRUSION, AND V.ARIA DISCLAIMS ANY LIABILITY RELATING THERETO.
YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT ANY CONTENT, MATERIAL AND/OR INFORMATION OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE PLATFORM ARE USED AT YOUR SOLE RISK AND THAT YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER OR MOBILE PHONE OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF SUCH CONTENT, MATERIAL AND/OR INFORMATION.
17. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW AND EXCEPT AS SET FORTH IN THIS SECTION, NEITHER V.ARIA NOR ITS RELATED PERSONS OR LICENSORS WILL BE LIABLE TO YOU OR TO ANY PARTY FOR ANY CLAIMS, LIABILITIES, LOSSES, COSTS OR DAMAGES UNDER ANY LEGAL OR EQUITABLE THEORY, WHETHER IN TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING LOST PROFITS, LOSS OF DATA OR LOSS OF GOODWILL, SERVICE INTERRUPTION, COMPUTER OR MOBILE PHONE DAMAGE, OR SYSTEM FAILURE, OR THE COST OF SUBSTITUTE PRODUCTS OR SERVICES, OR FOR ANY DAMAGES FOR PERSONAL OR BODILY INJURY OR EMOTIONAL DISTRESS, INCLUDING DEATH, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH ANY ACCESS, USE OF (OR INABILITY TO USE) THE PLATFORM OR ANY SERVICES PROVIDED THROUGH THE PLATFORM. THIS IS TRUE EVEN IF EASE OR RELATED PERSONS HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES OR LOSSES.
TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW AND SUBJECT TO THIS SECTION,THE TOTAL LIABILITY OF V.ARIA AND ITS RELATED PERSONS FOR ANY CLAIMS UNDER THESE TERMS SHALL NOT EXCEED FIFTY US DOLLARS (50.00 USD). NOTE THAT SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY OR MAY PLACE LIMITATIONS ON OUR ABILITY TO LIMIT OUR LIABILITY TO YOU, SO THE FOREGOING LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold V.ARIA and any of its Related Persons, licensors, and suppliers harmless from and against any and all third-party claims, demands, liabilities, costs or expenses, including attorneys’ fees and costs, arising from or related to: (i) any breach by you of these Terms, (ii) your use of material or features available on the Platform in an unauthorized manner, and/or (iii) a violation by you of any and all applicable laws,rules, or regulations.
19. MODIFICATIONS TO THE PLATFORM
V.ARIA reserves the right at any time and for any reason to modify, or temporarily or permanently discontinue, the Platform, or any portion thereof, with or without notice. You agree that V.ARIA shall not be liable to you and to any third party for any modification, suspension, or discontinuance of the Platform.
20. SUSPENSION AND TERMINATION RIGHTS
The Terms will remain in full force and effect as long as you continue to access or use the Platform. You may terminate the Terms at any time by discontinuing use of the Platform. Your permission to use the Platform automatically terminates if you violate these Terms.
We may terminate or suspend any of the rights granted by these Terms and your access to our Platform with or without prior notice, at any time, and for any reason. The following provisions survive the expiration or termination of these Terms for any reason whatsoever: Disclaimer of Warranties; Limitation of Liability; Indemnification; Governing Law, Dispute Resolution, Arbitration, Class Action Waiver and Miscellaneous.
Subject to applicable law, V.ARIA reserves the right to maintain, delete or destroy all communications and materials posted or uploaded to the Platform pursuant to its internal record retention and/or content destruction policies. After any termination, V.ARIA will have no further obligation to provide the Services, except to the extent we are obligated to provide you access to your health records or required to provide you with continuing care under our applicable legal, ethical and professional obligations to you.