Legal Statement

By accessing and using this site, you as the user, agree to these terms and conditions. If you do not agree to all of these terms and conditions, do not use this site. UNMC has the right to change the terms and conditions of use at any time without notice to you. In using this site, you are agreeing to any changes in the terms and conditions of use.

All health and health-related information contained within this web site is intended to be general and/or educational in nature and should not be used as a substitute for a visit with a health care professional for help, diagnosis, guidance and treatment. The advice is intended to offer only general information for individuals to discuss with their health care provider. It is not intended to constitute a medical diagnosis or treatment or endorsement of any particular test, treatment, procedure, service, etc. Reliance on information provided at this site is at the user’s risk. Your health care provider should be consulted regarding matters concerning the medical condition, treatment and needs of you and your family.

Although efforts are made to include material within this UNMC web site that is accurate and timely, there are no representations or warranties regarding errors, omissions, completeness or accuracy of the information provided.

Disclaimer of Liability: UNMC does not warrant the content of this website and specifically disclaims, to the fullest extent permitted by law, any and all warranties, express or implied, of any kind or nature whatsoever. Furthermore, UNMC will not be liable to you for any damages, claims, demands or causes of action, direct or indirect, special, incidental, consequential or punitive, as a result of your use of this website or any information you obtain from it.

Link Disclaimer: Links to third party websites on this site are provided solely as a convenience to you. If you use these links you will leave this site and UNMC has no responsibility for or control over the content of those links. Links are used at the user’s risk.

Jurisdiction: Use of this website shall be deemed to have occurred in the State of Nebraska. The terms of this disclaimer and agreement shall be interpreted in accordance with Nebraska law.

Intellectual Property: Generally. By using the Services, you will encounter "UNMC Content," which includes all of the images, text, information, data, audio, video, graphics and other material included on or otherwise made available through the Services, excluding User Content. "User Content" includes all the 3D models, images, audio, and related content, as well as User comments, uploaded by Users. Except as otherwise set forth in this Agreement, we do not claim ownership over any User Content.

Ownership: All UNMC Content is owned by UNMC or its licensors, and is protected by U.S. and international copyright laws, trademark laws and/or other proprietary rights and laws. As between you and UNMC and its licensors, UNMC or its licensors own and retain, solely and exclusively, all rights, title and interest in and to the Services, and all UNMC Content that we or our licensors create and that we make available to you through the Services, including but not limited to any and all copyrights, trademark rights, trade secret rights, patent rights, database rights and other intellectual property and proprietary rights therein. The trademark UNMC and all associated logos and the other trademarks, service marks, logos and trade names displayed on or in connection with the Services are the registered and unregistered trademarks and service marks of UNMC or third parties in the United States and/or other countries. Your use of the Services does not grant you any ownership over any UNMC Content, and except for the limited license we grant you under this Agreement, your use of the Services does not grant you any license or permission under any copyright, trademark or other intellectual property rights of UNMC or any third party. We reserve all rights not expressly granted to you in this Agreement.

Service and Content License: We grant you a limited, revocable, non-exclusive, non-sublicensable and non-transferable license to use the Services as they are provided to you by us, only as set forth in this Agreement. Except as expressly permitted in this Agreement, you may not reproduce, distribute, adapt, modify, translate, create derivative works from, publish or otherwise use any portion of the Services or UNMC Content for any purpose without express prior written permission from us or the applicable rights holder. Any commercial exploitation of the Services or UNMC Content without express prior written permission from us or the applicable rights holder is strictly prohibited.

Software: All software and software-as-a-service (SAAS) used in connection with the Services ("Software") is proprietary to us or to third parties, and except as may be required to exercise the foregoing license grant, any use, redistribution, sale, decompilation, reverse engineering, disassembly, translation or reduction of such software to human-readable form is prohibited. You agree that we may update the Software without notice, at any time and in our sole discretion, and that this Agreement will apply to any updated versions.

Privacy: This Online Privacy Statement applies to this website, which is published by a University of Nebraska (NU) education, research or service area. NU is committed to respecting individuals’ privacy. By choosing to continue to use this NU website, you agree to NU’s collection and use of personal information and non-personal information as described in this Online Privacy Statement. This Online Privacy Statement only governs the use and disclosure of information collected through this website.

Collection of Information: NU automatically collects the following information:

  • The Internet Protocol (IP) address and name of the Internet domain you used to access the Internet;
  • The URL of the website from which you linked directly to the NU website;
  • The date and time you accessed the NU website;
  • The pages you visited, including the information requested through your browser, the response from your browser, the size of the page you received in response to the request, and the marketing email or web page that referred you to the page you visited; and
  • The web browser and operating system you used to access the NU website.

Additionally, NU may request that you provide certain personal information, including but not limited to, name, username, email address, mailing address, telephone numbers, or social network account information. NU may aggregate information collected from your visit to this website with other information at NU.

Use of Information: NU will only use your personal data on a lawful basis to fulfill a legitimate interest of University of Nebraska. NU may use information collected from your visit to this website in the following ways:

Manage and improve the user experience and preferences associated with this website and NU communications;

  • Track how often people gain access to or read NE.edu content;
  • Foster further communications and manage your subscription(s) to NU publications;
  • Invite and/or register you (upon request) to events that may be of interest to you;
  • Optimize and personalize your online interactions with NU;
  • Fulfill your online requests for goods or services;
  • Conduct online research, education, training, or surveys;
  • Identify anomalies in web traffic in order to help protect personal and NU institutional information; and
  • Exercise NU’s legal rights, defend against legal claims, or respond to subpoenas, court orders, or other legal processes.

Disclosure or Sharing of Information: NU may use third party service providers and suppliers to facilitate this website or the services NU provides. Those providers and suppliers may have access to the information NU collects in order to fulfill their obligations to NU. NU is a state agency, and as such may disclose or share information in compliance with applicable state, federal, or international laws. This includes, but is not limited to, the Nebraska Public Records Act, Neb. Rev. Stat. § 84-712, et. seq.

Collection Methods: NU may use various technologies such as cookies, applets, scripts, server logs, custom URL parameters, tracking images, information and correspondence, or web analytics to collect information. Depending on your browser you may be able to disable certain collection methods. This may limit your ability to use some features of this website.

Cookies: y continuing to browse or clicking “Accept Cookies” without changing your browser settings, you agree to the storing of first- and third-party cookies and related technologies on your device to enhance site access and navigation, analyze site usage, authenticate users, facilitate transactions, and assist in our marketing efforts. You can change your browser settings to block, delete, or alert you to Cookies. The Help menu on the menu bar of most browsers will tell you how to do that. However, if you do change your browser settings, you may have to manually adjust preferences every time you visit a site and some features may not work as intended.

Non-NU Websites: NU may provide links on this website to other non-NU websites. NU may also partner with third parties to place NU related ads on non-NU websites. Your use of non-NU websites is subject to the terms and conditions or privacy statements of the providers of those websites.

Data Protection: NU strives to protect information through measures described in NU Policies such as Board of Regents Policies 5.10 and 6.7, Executive Memorandum No. 16, and Executive Memorandum 26.

Retention: NU retains your data for at least the minimum required retention according to applicable NU Records Retention Schedule(s) or for the duration of your relationship with NU.

Additional Rights You May Have Regarding Your Data: Applicable laws may give you additional rights to request access to, or to request the erasure, correction or transfer of, your data. For example, the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR) provides certain rights to persons who were/are residing in the European Union when data was/is collected. If the EU GDPR applies to your data then you may ask to see your data or request, to the extent allowed by law, to have your data corrected or erased. You may also object to or request restrictions on how your data will be processed. You may ask that your data be forwarded or transferred to another organization. Finally, to the extent allowed by law, you may withdraw consent you have given to certain data processing, without penalty. If you do decide to withdraw consent at a later date, your withdrawal will not affect the legality of the processing of your data up to that point.

Questions: If you have questions about the collection or use of information you should contact the NU organizational area to which you provided your information.

The individual responsible for decisions about the online collection, use and protection of personal data that is subject to EU GDPR is Heath Tuttle, Assistant Vice Chancellor for IT Services, who is identified as the EU GDPR Data Protection Officer.

If your privacy-related questions or concerns are not addressed after contacting the NU organizational area to which you provided data, then you may also contact the following:

Privacy Statement Changes: NU may periodically update this Online Privacy Statement. The revised statement will be posted at nebraska.edu/privacy-statement.