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TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE

MyChart at Watson Clinic LLP : Your Interactive Health Record: Terms and Conditions of Use ("Agreement")

FOR ALL MEDICAL EMERGENCIES, IMMEDIATELY DIAL 911. DO NOT USE THIS CONVENIENCE TOOL TO COMMUNICATE MEDICAL EMERGENCIES.

IMPORTANT: Please read this entire Agreement before clicking "I Accept." By clicking "I Accept," you are signing this Agreement and you agree to be bound by its terms.

1. Definitions. "You" or "your" means the patient whose record is accessible through Watson Clinic's electronic patient portal ("MyChart"). "We," "our" and "Watson Clinic" mean Watson Clinic LLP. "Sensitive Information" means information related to conditions such as HIV/AIDS; infectious disease; hospice care; sexually transmitted infection testing, screening, diagnosis and/or treatment; genetic testing and conditions; history of domestic violence, child abuse, and/or other abuse; substance/ alcohol use and treatment history; mental health condition and care; and other particularly confidential health information about you or your family.

2. Information Included. MyChart is designed as a secure Internet-based environment through which you may send and receive certain confidential medical information released at the discretion of your physician. Your information may include Sensitive Information.

3. Your Security Responsibilities. You are responsible for remembering your MyChart ID and password and for keeping this information confidential. You are responsible for safeguarding the MyChart ID, password, and security question and answer and for keeping this information in a safe place for future reference. You must prevent disclosure of your ID and password and change your password and security question and answer if you feel that security has been compromised. Watson Clinic is not liable for any damages, or uses or disclosures of your information, including Sensitive Information, that result from your failure to keep your ID, password and security question and answer secure.

Activation.The MyChart program will be activated once you accept this Agreement and create an account. Once MyChart at Watson Clinic is activated you may then receive personal health information as released by your physician into your personal MyChart account.

4. Future Communication. After you have activated a MyChart account, MyChart will allow you to send and receive important messages from Watson Clinic, including information from your physician and certain test results and other personal medical information within your account. You may continue to receive communications via the U.S. Mail or other means. You will receive email notification whenever a new result, message, or other communication has been released to your MyChart account. You may also receive emails regarding general notices sent to MyChart users from the MyChart team or Watson Clinic. You MUST verify and update your email address via the Preference Tab to help ensure that you receive notification of newly released information and general notices in a timely manner. Watson Clinic is not responsible for any damage resulting from your failure to verify and update your email and account information.

5. Urgent Communication. For all urgent medical matters, contact your physician's office, go to an emergency room, or call 911. Never send any messages requiring urgent attention using MyChart. Delays can occur based upon, but not limited to, volume and availability of staff, the complexity of your condition, or technology occurrences outside of the Watson Clinic's control.

6. Other Agreements and Amendments. By accessing or using MyChart, you agree to be bound by all the terms and conditions of this Agreement and any other agreement between Watson Clinic and you regarding your privacy. This Agreement, the Watson Clinic Notice of Privacy Practices available at this link: http://www.watsonclinic.com/about-us/privacy-information.html, and Watson Clinic's other patient intake forms provided to you will govern how Watson Clinic LLP uses and discloses your personal information. It is important to review the Agreement and Privacy Policy periodically as we may modify this Agreement, our other privacy agreements, and the Notice of Privacy Practices at any time, and you agree that such modifications are effective and binding upon you immediately upon the posting of the modified version(s). A revision will apply to all information we hold about you at the time of the revision.

7. Your Understandings and Responsibilities. You agree that MyChart is a communication service offered only as a convenience tool to Watson Clinic patients. You understand that it provides you with online access to portions of your Watson Clinic electronic medical record and that you are solely responsible for any sharing of MyChart content that you intentionally or unintentionally communicate to others. You understand that messages will be routed to the appropriate Watson Clinic department as necessary for handling and therefore Watson Clinic employees, other than your personal healthcare provider, may be involved in addressing your request, including requests involving Sensitive Information. You understand that you may receive messages, test results, and other communications delivered via MyChart. YOU HEREBY ASSUME THE SOLE LIABILITY FOR YOUR ACTIONS IN ACCESSING AND USING MyChart AND SHALL HOLD WATSON CLINIC HARMLESS AND DEFEND WATSON CLINIC AGAINST ALL DAMAGES RELATED TO SUCH ACCESS AND USE OR DIRECTIONS TO WATSON CLINIC UPON WHICH WATSON CLINIC RELIES, INCLUDING THE DISCLOSURE AND USE OF ALL INFORMATION COMMUNICATED VIA MyChart.

8. Incomplete Information. You understand that not all of your Watson Clinic medical record may appear on MyChart. Posting of your medical information to My Chart, in whole or in part, is pursuant to Watson Clinic policy and at the discretion of your physician(s).

9. Records of Minors. A parent's ability to access a minor child's medical information using MyChart will expire on the child's thirteenth birthday, or sooner if the minor child has the right to consent to his or her own medical treatment or is emancipated. The child's parents will receive a warning approximately thirty days prior to expiration of their right to access the child's medical information.

10. Fees. Watson Clinic reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to charge a fee for the use of MyChart at Watson Clinic. If we decide to charge a fee in the future, you will be notified and given the opportunity to continue or discontinue using any feature associated with the fee.

11. Terminating MyChart. You may discontinue use of MyChart at any time by contacting MyChart Technical Support or by contacting Watson Clinic Clinical Informatics department.

12. No Offensive Material. You agree that you will not post or send any harassing or offensive material on this site.

13. Termination by Watson Clinic. Watson Clinic reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to suspend or discontinue your use of this service and to discontinue the general use of the service itself. You will be notified if the MyChart service is discontinued.

14. Incorporation of Messages. Messages you send via MyChart may be made part of your medical record, at the discretion of Watson Clinic.

15. Communication Forwarding. If your physician is out of the office or unavailable to respond to a message that you send via MyChart, your message may be routed to other Watson Clinic personnel in order to facilitate a timely response to your request.

16. Encryption. All communications between you and your Watson Clinic health care team using MyChart are carried over a secure, encrypted connection directly into the Watson Clinic electronic medical record.

17. Your Responsibility for Disclosures. You may have access to MyChart features that allow you to download portions of your health information and/or transmit this information to other health care providers who may be unaffiliated with Watson Clinic. Watson Clinic relies on your representation and direction, and you are responsible for the use of such features. YOU AGREE AND INTEND THAT WATSON CLINIC SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR, AND SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR, ANY DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM, OR ANY ACTIONS WATSON CLINIC TAKES THAT RESULT FROM, THE SELECTION OF THE RECIPIENT OF THE INFORMATION OR ANY SUBSEQUENT USE OR DISCLOSURE OF SUCH INFORMATION AFTER THE DOWNLOAD OR TRANSMISSION OCCURS, AS INITIATED OR DIRECTED BY YOU. YOU AGREE TO HOLD WATSON CLINIC HARMLESS FROM ANY DAMAGES RESULTING FROM DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION AS DIRECTED BY YOU, AND FURTHER, YOU WAIVE ALL LIABILITY OF WATSON CLINIC ASSOCIATED WITH SUCH A RELEASE AS DIRECTED BY YOU. YOU UNDERSTANDS AND AGREE THAT WATSON CLINIC CANNOT AND DOES NOT VERIFY RECEIPT OF YOUR RECORD AT THE DESIGNATED RECIPIENT LOCATION.

18. Intellectual Property. All content included on Watson Clinic Web sites, including, but not limited to, text, photographs, graphics, button icons, images, artwork, names, logos, trademarks, service marks and data, in any form, including the compilation thereof, are protected by U.S. and international copyright law and conventions. The content includes both content owned or controlled by Watson Clinic and content owned or controlled by third parties and licensed to Watson Clinic. Except as set forth below, direct or indirect reproduction of the content, in whole or in part, by any means, is prohibited without the express written consent of Watson Clinic.

19. Limited License. Watson Clinic grants a limited, revocable license to you to make personal use only of MyChart and the associated services in accordance with these terms and conditions of use. You have no right, and this license expressly excludes and prohibits, without limitation, any right, (i) to reproduce, duplicate, sell, resell, or make any commercial use of MyChart and the associated services, (ii) to make any derivative of MyChart or the associated services, (iii) to collect or use user email addresses or other user information, including, without limitation, health information, and (iv) to mine or extract any other data whatsoever.

20. Security Disclaimer. Once information enters MyChart it is protected with industry standard encryption software. Although we use appropriate security, no system can perfectly guard against risks of intentional intrusion or inadvertent disclosure of information. When you use MyChart, information will be transmitted over a medium that is beyond the control of Watson Clinic and its contractors. YOU HEREBY EXPRESSLY ASSUME THE SOLE RISK OF ANY ACCESS AND/OR DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION, WHETHER OR NOT INTENTIONAL OR AUTHORIZED, OR OF ANY DELAY, FAILURE, INTERRUPTION, OR CORRUPTION OF DATA OR OTHER INFORMATION TRANSMITTED IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF THIS SERVICE AND AGREE THAT MyChart IS NOT ERROR-FREE. Once your medical information is received by Watson Clinic, your medical information will be treated as confidential and given the same protection that all other Watson Clinic medical records are given.

21. Third Party Sites. MyChart contains links to Web sites operated by other parties. The links are provided only for the convenience of our patients. Watson Clinic does not control such Web sites, and Watson Clinic is not responsible for the content and performance of these sites. The inclusion of links to other Web sites does not imply any endorsement of the material on the Web sites or any association with their operators. Watson Clinic does not operate, control, or endorse any information, products, or services provided by third parties through the Internet. Use of other sites is strictly at your own risk, including, but not limited to, any risks associated with destructive viruses. You are responsible for viewing and abiding by the terms and conditions of use and the privacy statements of the other Web sites.

22. Disclaimer of Warranties. This site and all other sites hosted by Watson Clinic and the content contained herein and therein are provided by Watson Clinic on an "As Is" basis. Watson Clinic makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, as to the operation of its sites, or the content, products and/or services included therein. To the fullest extent permissible by applicable law, Watson Clinic disclaims all warranties, express, or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title, and/or infringement.

23. Third Party Material. Some of the material on the Watson Clinic site is provided by third parties, and Watson Clinic shall not be held responsible for any such third-party material. Watson Clinic disclaims any responsibility for or liability related to such third-party material and your uses of such third-party material. Any questions, complaints, or claims related to any third party's product or service should be directed to the appropriate third party.

24. Governing Law and Jurisdiction. You agree that Florida law (without regard to Florida's conflict of laws provisions) will apply to and govern any claim or dispute relating to MyChart or your use of or reliance on this website and any dispute that might arise between you and Watson Clinic or its doctors, nurses, staff or other affiliates, regardless of where you reside. You also agree that the local, state or federal courts located in or with jurisdiction over Polk County, Florida will have the exclusive jurisdiction over any litigation relating to any such claim or such dispute.

25. MyChart Trademark. MyChart is a registered trademark of EPIC SYSTEMS CORPORATION. MyChart is a communication service offered as a convenience to Watson Clinic patients. We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to discontinue the service at any time.

By clicking "I Accept" you indicate that you agree to be bound by the terms of this Agreement; you have the full power and authority to enter into and perform the obligations under this Agreement; and this Agreement has been duly authorized, executed and delivered by you or on your behalf by a person authorized to do so. You will also be subject to different or additional terms and conditions of which you are notified and to which you consent by continued use of MyChart after such notification.

2/21/17