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LEGAL DISCLAIMER / CONDITIONS OF USE / PRIVACY POLICY

Products and Services Provided by Great Lakes Health Plan, Inc.

"Great Lakes Health Plan" is a registered service mark of Great Lakes Health Plan, Inc., licensed for use by Great Lakes Health Plan (GLHP). GLHP is a for-profit health maintenance organization authorized by the Michigan Insurance Commissioner to provide health benefits for persons enrolled in the health plan.

GLHP Delivers Health Benefits in Michigan Only

The product descriptions, if any, provided on GLHP.com are not intended to constitute offers to sell or solicitations in connection with any products or services. GLHP is only authorized to provide health benefits to employer or government-sponsored products in the State of Michigan. It does not advertise or market its products or services outside Michigan.

Links to Other Sites

We make no representation as to any content on any other site.

General Disclaimer

All material including any link to other sites and content found at linked sites is provided "as is" and without any express or implied warranties including warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Due to the nature of the Internet, GLHP does not warrant that access to GLHP.com or any of its pages will be uninterrupted or error free. GLHP does not warrant or make any representations regarding the usefulness of or the expected results of the material contained on GLHP.com.

Viruses, Worms, Use of Files

GLHP goes through a screening to ensure the security of the information and files available for downloading. However, the viewer is advised to utilize their own anti-virus programs.

Health Information

The health information on this web site is provided by GLHP solely for informational purposes as a public service to promote consumer health. It does not constitute medical advice and is not intended to be a substitute for proper medical care provided by a physician. GLHP assumes no responsibility for any circumstances arising out of the use, misuse, interpretation or application of any information supplied on this site. Always consult with your doctor for appropriate examinations, treatment, testing, and care recommendations. Do not rely on information on this site as a tool for self-diagnosis.

Trademarks


There are references throughout GLHP.com to various trademarks or service marks and these, whether registered or not, are the property of their respective owners.

Message Boards and Chat Rooms


It is a condition of your use of Message Boards or Chat Rooms that you do not: (i) post or transmit any unlawful, threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory, racial, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane or indecent information of any kind, including without limitation any transmissions constituting or encouraging conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any local, state, national or international law; (ii) post or transmit comments containing harassing or offensive language, using sexual references, sexual nicknames, racial slurs or rude or deliberately offensive comments or engage in disruptive activity online, including excessive use of scripts, sound waves, scrolling (repeating the same message over and over), or use viruses, worms or Trojan horses; (iii) post or transmit any information, software or other material which violates or infringes the rights of others, including material which is an invasion of privacy or publicity rights or which is protected by copyright, trademark or other proprietary right, or derivative works without first obtaining permission from the owner; (iv) post or transmit any information, software or other material which contains a virus, worm, Trojan horse or other code that has contaminating or destructive properties; (v) post any information, software, or other material for commercial purposes; (vi) solicit other users to join or contribute money to any online service or other organization, advocate or attempt to get users to join in legal or illegal schemes; (vii) impersonate any person or entity or falsely represent your professional or other affiliation with any person or entity; or (viii) use GLHP.com to collect personally identifiable information in violation of our Privacy Policy. You agree GLHP, at its sole and absolute discretion, shall determine whether any information transmitted or received violates this provision.

You agree to indemnify and hold GLHP and its parents, affiliates, employees, officers, directors and agents harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees, made by a third party arising from any material you contribute to Message Boards or Chat Rooms you access via GLHP.com.

You understand that GLHP has no obligation to monitor Message Boards or Chat Rooms. GLHP reserves the right at all times to disclose any information regarding the Message Boards or Chat Rooms, or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, that in GLHPs' sole and absolute discretion are objectionable.

When using GLHP.com, please be certain that anything you disclose does not compromise your personal safety. Do not provide your name, phone number, social security number or any other personally identifying information to people you do not know. Do not continue any conversation online that makes you feel uncomfortable.

Limitation of Liability

You agree by accessing GLHP.com that under no circumstances or any theories of liability under international or civil, common or statutory law including but not limited to strict liability, negligence or other tort theories or contract, patent or copyright laws, will GLHP be liable for damages of any kind occurring from the use of this web site or any information, goods or services obtained on this web site including direct, indirect, consequential, incidental, or punitive damages (even if GLHP has been advised of the possibility of such damages), to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Minors and Child Online Privacy Protection Act

GLHP.com does not direct content to Minors and does not intend to collect personal information from Minors and therefore is not subject to the Child Online Privacy Protection Act. If you allow your minor child, or a child for whom you are legal guardian (a "Minor"), to access and use GLHP.com, you agree that you will be solely responsible for: (i) the online conduct of such Minor; (ii) monitoring such Minor's access to and use of GLHP.com; and (iii) the consequences of any use.

The Digital Millennium Copyright Act

GLHP reserves the right, but not the obligation, to terminate your access to GLHP.com if it determines in its sole and absolute discretion that you are involved in infringing activity, including alleged acts of first-time or repeat infringement, regardless of whether the material or activity is ultimately determined to be infringing. GLHP and its service providers accommodate and do not interfere with standard technical measures used by copyright owners to protect materials. GLHP has implemented procedures for receiving written notification of claimed infringements and for processing such claims in accordance with the Act.

Our designated agent to receive notification of claimed infringement is:

Eric Wexler
Great Lakes Health Plan, Inc
26957 Northwestern Hwy Suite 400
Southfield, MI 48033
ewexler@GLHP.com

Any written notice regarding any infringement of copyright or of other proprietary rights, should be sent to our designated agent, listed above, and must include the following information:

A. A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of (i) the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed or (ii) the person defamed.

B. Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site.

C. Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing, or to be the subject of infringing activity, including information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material.

D. Information reasonably sufficient to permit us to contact you, such as your address, telephone number, and/or electronic mail address.

E. A statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright or other proprietary right owner, its agent, or the law.

If you choose to access GLHP.com from outside the United States you do so on your own initiative and are responsible for compliance with U.S. and local laws, if and to the extent that local laws are applicable. Software is subject to United States export controls. No software may be downloaded or otherwise exported or re-exported (i) into (or to a national resident of) Cuba, Iraq, Libya, North Korea, Iran, Syria, or any other country to which the U.S. has embargoed goods, or (ii) to anyone on the U.S. Treasury Department list of Specially Designated Nationals or the U.S. Commerce Department's Table of Deny Orders. You represent and warrant that you are not located in, under the control of, or a national resident of any such country or on any such list. You agree to comply with U.S. export control laws and that you will not transfer any software or other content from GLHP.com to a foreign national or foreign country in violation of those laws.

Changes and Applicable Law

We reserve the right to make changes to GLHP.com and our Legal Disclaimer/Conditions of Use. We encourage you to review the web site and these terms periodically for any updates or changes. Your continued access or use of GLHP.com shall be deemed your acceptance of these Legal Disclaimers/Conditions of Use and any changes and the reasonableness of these standards for notice of changes. Use of GLHP.com will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Michigan, without giving effect to its conflict of law provisions. You agree that any legal action or proceeding between you and GLHP.com will be brought exclusively in a federal or state court of competent jurisdiction sitting in, either Oakland County, Michigan or Detroit, Michigan. If any provision of this agreement shall be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from this agreement and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.

Protecting you Confidential Information:
We have taken precautionary measures to make all information received from our online visitors as secure as possible against unauthorized access and use. We do not sell or share your information to companies outside of AmeriChoice organization
However, it may be necessary for us to provide your information to contracted external partners in order to respond to your inquires and to provide you with services on our behalf. They may only use the information provided for the specified use and project.

To View Great Lakes Health Plan’s Privacy Policy, click here.

Contact

If you have questions about this policy or feel that we have acted in violation of this policy, please contact loakes@glhp.com or write:

Great Lakes Health Plan, Inc.
Government Relations
26957 Northwestern Hwy Suite 400
Southfield, MI 48033

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