Site Terms and Conditions of Use

Updated September 13, 2013

Absher Inc. dba CarePathways.com herein referred to as CarePathways.

The following terms of use ("Terms of Use") govern your use of the carepathways.com website (the "Site"). It is vitally important that you read the Terms of Use carefully as your use of the Site and the services and goods provided through the Site will constitute your agreement to be legally bound by the terms and conditions set forth in these Terms of Use.

Your use of the CarePathways site signifies your agreement to these terms and conditions, including any changes that CarePathways may post from time to time at its discretion. If for any reason you do not agree to these Terms of Use in their entirety, you may not use the Site or the services provided by the Site.

All rights relating to the Site, including ownership as to content, materials, trademarks and other intellectual property contained in the Site, are the exclusive property of CarePathways. You may not copy, reproduce, publish, disassemble, decompile, modify or make any other use of the Site or content contained on the Site other than as expressly provided hereunder or as may be expressly permitted by CarePathways in writing.

All content presented on this site is intended for the private and personal use of the individual visitor and may not be reproduced, distributed or disseminated in any manner without the prior written approval of CarePathways, the appropriate author, or data provider.

The materials in this site are provided "as is" and without warranties of any kind either express or implied. To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, CarePathways disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. CarePathways does not warrant that the functions contained in the materials will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site, including bulletin boards, or the server that makes it available, are free of viruses or other harmful components.

We do not offer medical or legal advice. You should always consult your physician prior to making any medical decisions including long-term care placement. You should also consult with a licensed attorney when seeking any legal advice.

The information or advice that is offered on this site should not be considered medical guidance or professional advice. This site's users must understand that the information contained in the site is to serve as a general guide only. No medical or legal advice will be provided on this site. The information provided is not intended to be substantive advice or opinion on any specific fact or circumstance. All information provided is of a general nature and is not intended to address individual circumstances. CarePathways, its affiliates, agents, representatives and licensors assume no responsibility for any consequence relating directly or indirectly to any action or inaction you take based on the information, services or other material on this site.

CarePathways is not responsible for the contents of "off-site" or third-party web pages referenced from this server. Although many of our pages include links to sites that we believe may contain useful information or tools, CarePathways does not endorse ANY specific products, services or any information provided by any other public or private organizations or individuals. By using this site, the user takes full responsibility for any use of the links provided or any content referenced therein.

References from this web site or from any reviews, ratings, ranking or links to any entity, product, service or information does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by CarePathways or any of its employees, owners or operators.

CarePathways does not warrant or make any representations regarding the use or the results of the use of the materials in this site or in third-party sites in terms of their correctness, accuracy, timeliness, reliability or otherwise. You (and not CarePathways) assume the entire cost of all damages which may occur as a result of using this site or any information provided therein.

CarePathways obtains all data found in the Nursing Home InspectorTM area from sources within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and provides this data "as is" and without warranties of any kind either express or implied. CarePathways does not guarantee that the data provided is error free, up-to-date or suitable for any particular purpose.

In our capacity as an employment venue for employers to post job opportunities and candidates to post resumes, CarePathways does not screen or censor the listings offered. CarePathways is not involved in the actual transaction between employers and candidates. As a result, CarePathways has no control over the quality, safety or legality of the jobs or resumes posted, the truth or accuracy of the listings, the ability of employers to offer job opportunities to candidates or the ability of candidates to fill job openings. In addition, note that there are risks, including but not limited to the risk of physical harm, of dealing with strangers, foreign nationals, underage persons or people acting under false pretenses. You assume all risks associated with dealing with other users with whom you come in contact through the Site.

Because user authentication on the Internet is difficult, CarePathways cannot and does not confirm that each user is who they claim to be. Because we do not and cannot be involved in user-to-user dealings or control the behavior of participants on CarePathways, in the event that you have a dispute with one or more users, you release CarePathways (and our agents, employees, owners and operators) from claims, demands and damages (actual and consequential, direct and indirect) of every kind and nature, known and unknown, suspected and unsuspected, disclosed and undisclosed, arising out of or in any way connected with such disputes.

We are under no legal obligation to, and generally do not, control the information provided by other users which is made available through the Site. By its very nature, other people's information may be offensive, harmful or inaccurate, and in some cases will be mislabeled or deceptively labeled. We expect that you will use caution and common sense when using this Site.

The Material may contain inaccuracies or typographical errors. CarePathways makes no representations about the accuracy, reliability, completeness, or timeliness of the Site or the Material. The use of the Site and the Material is at your own risk. Changes are periodically made to the Site and may be made at any time.

You acknowledge and agree that you are solely responsible for the form, content and accuracy of any resume or material contained therein placed by you on the Site. Employers are solely responsible for their postings on the Site.

CarePathways is not to be considered to be an employer with respect to your use of the Site and shall not be responsible for any employment decisions, for whatever reason made, made by any entity posting jobs on the Site.

By submitting any forms on the Site or providing information to us, you expressly consent to being contacted by us and/or the Participating Providers, whether by phone, mobile phone, email or otherwise. If you are a client or potential client of the Services, you authorize us to provide the information that you provided us and related information we may receive from third parties to Participating Providers for the purpose of providing Services. Such authorization shall continue in effect until you have withdrawn your consent by requesting that we no longer provide you Services. Proper notification required to CarePathways by email, phone or fax of the revocation of this Authorization Statement using the contact information provided on our Contact page.

The Site provides a service where it matches requests from potential clients (you) with providers within our network information you provide to us in a matching request will be sent to matching providers within the Referral Service network, which may include those participating in third party networks. CarePathways is not involved in the actual transaction between customers and providers and does not promote or recommend any particular provider. Consequently, CarePathways cannot guarantee that a transaction will occur or if it does occur that it will satisfy the needs of either user or provider. All fees associated with the Referral Service are paid by the network providers. By participating in the Referral Service, you also agree to be bound by the Terms of Use specified by Pipeline Success and A Place for Mom which supply matching referral network providers.

By submitting any materials to CarePathways, you automatically grant or warrant that the owner of any such materials has expressly granted CarePathways the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive, and fully sub-licensable right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display any such materials (in whole or part) worldwide and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed.

CarePathways is not responsible for the accuracy of any messages on this site. You should always consult a physician or other qualified professional before relying on any information you find on this site. Users who post materials to this site (e.g., blogs Ask Clare, Ask Karen, Care Provider and Health Care product reviews) agree to abide by the following rules: (1) Users may not post or transmit material that is libelous, defamatory, obscene, fraudulent, harmful, threatening, abusive or hateful, that violates the property rights of others (including without limitation infringing use of a copyright or trademark), that violates the privacy or publicity right of others, or that is in violation of applicable laws; (2) Users may not interfere with other users' use and enjoyment of this site; (3) Users may not use this site to conduct any activity that is illegal or that violates the rights of others; (4) Users may not use this site to advertise or sell products or services to others; and (5) Users must immediately inform Carepathways if they have reason to believe that a user is infringing any copyrighted materials.

Your privacy is important to us. Please review our Privacy Policy that sets out how we collect and use your personal information collected from the Site. Your use of the Sites and/or Services will constitute your acceptance of the terms and conditions of the Privacy Policy.

Specific Prohibited Uses

The Site may be used only for lawful purposes by individuals seeking elder care, senior care, home care products and services, employment and employers seeking employees. CarePathways specifically prohibits any use of the Site, and all users agree not to use the Site, for any of the following: Posting any incomplete, false or inaccurate information or information which is not your own.

Posting any franchise, pyramid scheme, "club membership", distributorship or sales representative agency arrangement or other business opportunity which requires an up front or periodic payment, requires recruitment of other members, sub-distributors or sub-agents.

Deleting or revising any material posted by any other person or entity.

Using any device, software or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of this Site or any activity being conducted on this Site.