Terms and Conditions

The Center for the Advancement of Innovative Health Practices has created the Cycle of Engagement model and tools for use by clinicians, providers, practices and organizations to assess and improve the quality of child care and promote child and family health. This website was developed and is maintained by the Center for the Advancement of Innovative Health Practices which is a non-profit arm of the Child and Adolescent Health Measurement Initiative (CAHMI).  

The following Terms and Conditions govern your use of the Cycle of Engagement website. This website is made available to you by the Center for the Advancement of Innovative Health Practices. We may change the Terms and Conditions from time to time, without notice to you, by posting the updated Terms and Conditions on the website.  We will use reasonable efforts to identify the changes in the Terms and Conditions.  BY USING THE WEBSITE, YOU ACCEPT AND AGREE TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS AS APPLIED TO YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE AND AS MAY BE AMENDED. If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions, you may not access or otherwise use the website. By using the website following any modifications to these Terms and Conditions, you agree to be bound by any such modifications to these Terms and Conditions.

The Cycle of Engagement is comprised of the Well-Visit Planner (WVP), the Online Promoting Healthy Development Survey (Online PHDS) and the Care Path for Kids (CPK). By registering on the COE website, you get access to the COE dashboard from where you can enable to use and access the WVP and Online PHDS Portals. You also get access to the CPK website which has the CPK tools and implementation resources. You can use the WVP and Online PHDS Portals to:

  • Customize the Well-Visit Planner (WVP) with a unique URL, logo, additional assessment and screening tools, and resources
  • Customize the Online Promoting Healthy Development Survey (Online PHDS) with a unique URL, logo and resources
  • Track the WVP and Online PHDS usage by parents
  • Generate summary reports from multiple parents’ responses on the Online PHDS specific to your practice or organization.
  • Get access to educational, implementation and family engagement resources
  • Obtain Maintenance of Certification (MOC, Part 4) credit from American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) and Continued Medical Education (CME) (coming soon on the Online PHDS Portal).

By using this website, you expressly agree not to abuse it. This means that you may not distribute advertising, pornography or other adult content, solicit services not relevant to the function/purpose of the website, harass other users, steal information, or any and all other actions, intentional or otherwise, that diverge from the intended purpose of the website or use the website for malicious or fractious purposes. Violation of these Terms and Conditions may result in legal action.

Your use of the website does not grant to you, ownership of any content, features or materials you may access on the website. Any commercial use of the website is strictly prohibited, except as expressly allowed herein or otherwise expressly approved by us. If you make other use of the website, except as otherwise provided above, you may violate copyright and other laws of the United States, other countries, as well as applicable state laws and may be subject to liability for such unauthorized use. We do not grant any license or other authorization to any user of our trademarks, service marks, other copyrightable material or any other intellectual property by including them on the website.

User Conduct

You warrant and agree that, while using the website, you shall not upload, post or transmit to, or distribute, or otherwise publish through the website any materials that: (a) are protected by copyright, or other proprietary or intellectual property right, or derivative works with respect thereto, except as provided herein or without first obtaining written permission from us or the copyright owner; (b) are unlawful, threatening, harassing, profane, tortious, abusive, bigoted, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, deceptive, fraudulent, contain explicit or graphic descriptions or accounts of sexual acts (including but not limited to sexual language of a violent or threatening nature directed at another individual or group of individuals), invasive of another's privacy, or hateful, (c) restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the website, (d) constitute or encourage conduct that would constitute a criminal offense or give rise to civil liability, or (e) contain a virus or other harmful component, advertising of any kind, or false or misleading indications of origin or statements of fact.

You also warrant and agree that you shall not: (a) impersonate or misrepresent your affiliation with any other person or entity; (b) upload, post, publish, transmit, reproduce, distribute or in any way exploit any information or other material obtained through the website for commercial purposes (other than as expressly permitted by the provider of such information or other material); (c) engage in spamming or flooding; or (d) attempt to gain unauthorized access to other computer systems through the website. Except as otherwise expressly permitted herein, you may not upload, post, publish, reproduce, transmit or distribute in any way any component of the website itself or derivative works with respect thereto, as the website is copyrighted as a collective work under U.S. copyright laws.

Should you violate these Terms and Conditions, you agree to indemnify, defend and hold the Center for the Advancement of Innovative Health Practices harmless from any such claim, including but not limited to attorney fees and costs incurred in the defense of any such claims.

Children's Online Privacy Protection Act

We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Children's Online Privacy Protection Act). We do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.

Proprietary Rights, including Copyright and Trademarks/Service Marks

The Center for the Advancement of Innovative Health Practices owns and retains all proprietary rights in the Cycle of Engagement website. All content, formats, information, and functionalities of this website are copyrighted by the Center for the Advancement of Innovative Health Practices. The Center for the Advancement of Innovative Health Practices shall retain exclusive right, title and interest (including all intellectual property rights) in and to all materials that are part of the website (including past, present and future versions), including, without limitation: art, icons, graphics, layout, text, images, audio and/or video, designs, features, advertisements, logos, domain names, trade names and marks, and service marks, any and all copyrightable material, the “look and feel”, the compilation, assembly and arrangement of the materials of the Service, and all other materials or content made available in the website and any such website content is protected from unauthorized use, copying and dissemination by applicable copyright, trademark, patent, publicity and other laws, rules, regulations and international treaties. 

Confidentiality

The information gathered from you on the Cycle of Engagement website is confidential. We do not save any personal health information and we do not share the patient individual information with you as the clinician or health care provider. Clinicians, health care providers and health systems that have an account with the COE and have enabled to use the WVP Portal can request for a summary report of the aggregated data collected on the WVP parent tool. Clinicians, health care providers and health systems who have an account with the COE and have enabled to use the Online PHDS Portal can generate summary reports of aggregated findings based on parents’ responses on the Online PHDS parent tool, specific to their practice or organization. Clinicians and health care providers will not know what the parents’ individual responses are or be able to identify who completed the Online PHDS. The Center for the Advancement of Innovative Health Practices team can use the aggregated findings from parent responses on the WVP and Online PHDS tools for research purposes.

Account, fees, billing methods and termination

(a) Accounts. By completing the registration process, you may establish a user account (“Account”) and become a registered member (“User”) and access the website. To create an Account, you must provide such information as may be requested during the registration process or requested from time to time in our sole discretion.  You must provide truthful and accurate information during the registration process.  You will receive email and other communications from us relating to or deriving from your use of the website.  By disclosing your email and other contact information during the registration process, you agree that we may send you such communications.  You will no longer receive communications contemplated by these Terms once your Account is terminated or you opt-out of receiving such communications.

You are solely responsible for all activity on or related to your Account, your customized content, and for the security of your computer, mobile device, and any other device that you use to access the website. You should not reveal your Account password to other users or permit others to access your Account.  All acts performed using your Account shall be deemed to be your acts.  You shall promptly notify us of any changes to your Account information or if such information has been disclosed to a third party in violation of these Terms.  You shall solely be responsible for any harm or liability that arises from any improper third-party disclosure and/or use (including unauthorized third-party use) of your Account.  If there is a risk of your Account being improperly used by a third party, you shall promptly take all reasonable measures to limit such use, including, without limitation by changing your password and notifying the Center for the Advancement of Innovative Health Practices. Under no circumstances shall the Center for the Advancement of Innovative Health Practices be liable to you for any loss you incur, from your loss of any Account information, unauthorized access or use of your Account and/or from harmful or malicious code.

(b) Fees.  You may create an Account, and access and use the website without paying any registration or subscription fees.  However, the Center for the Advancement of Innovative Health Practices, in its sole and absolute discretion, may, from time to time, modify, amend, or supplement the terms and billing methods relating to fees and charges, and post those changes on the website.  Such modifications, amendments or supplements shall be effective immediately upon posting on the website.  If any change is unacceptable to you, your sole remedy is to cancel your Account and cease using the website and/or services.  If applicable, all fees and charges are non-refundable unless expressly provided otherwise in these Terms or pursuant to applicable law.  We will not refund or issue any written receipts for any fees or charges you pay in connection with the Service. 

You must procure, provide and bear the expense for all equipment, software and other technologies and data access plans necessary to access the website, including, a personal computer or mobile device suitable to connect with the website and an internet connection. 

(c) Termination.  You have the right to terminate your Account and/or cease accessing and using the website at any time by following the procedures continued in the website. You understand and agree that unless otherwise expressly provided for in these Terms, terminating your Account and ceasing access and use of the website are your sole right and remedy with respect to any dispute.

Without limiting any other remedies, we may suspend or terminate your Account and your access to and use of the website at any time if you are, or we suspect that you are, failing to comply with these Terms with or without notice to you. 

We reserve the right to stop offering and/or supporting the website at any time for any valid commercial reason, at which time your license to access and use the website will automatically be terminated without further action.

Links

For the convenience of our users, the website may provide certain links to other applications, services and websites provided by third parties. The Center for the Advancement of Innovative Health Practices is not responsible for the content of any other applications, services or websites linked to or from the website.  If you follow any such links, you leave the website and you do so entirely at your own risk. The Center for the Advancement of Innovative Health Practices provides links from the website solely as a convenience to you and in no way should this be interpreted as a referral or endorsement of any content, sponsor or owner of any other applications, services and/or websites. THE CENTER FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF INNOVATIVE HEALTH PRACTICES DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, RESPONSIBILITIES, LIABILITIES, CONDITIONS OR OTHER TERMS EXPRESS OR IMPLIED AS TO ANY SUCH LINKED WEBSITE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, AS TO ACCURACY, OWNERSHIP, VALIDITY OR LEGALITY OF ANY CONTENT OF A LINKED APPLICATIONS, SERVICES OR WEBSITES, AND FOR ANY OF YOUR INFORMATION COLLECTED OR USED BY ANY SUCH THIRD PARTIES.

Warranties

THE CENTER FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF INNOVATIVE HEALTH PRACTICES PROVIDES CYCLE OF ENGAGEMENT ON AN "AS IS" BASIS AND GRANTS NO WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE WITH RESPECT TO CYCLE OF ENGAGEMENT. THE CENTER FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF INNOVATIVE HEALTH PRACTICES SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.

The Center for the Advancement of Innovative Health Practices does not warrant that your use of Cycle of Engagement tools will be uninterrupted, always available, and error-free or will meet your requirements, or that any defects in the tools will be corrected. The Center for the Advancement of Innovative Health Practices DISCLAIMS LIABILITY FOR, AND NO WARRANTY IS MADE WITH RESPECT TO, THE CONNECTIVITY AND AVAILABILITY OF the Cycle of Engagement.

Legal Rights and Limitation of Liability

The Center for the Advancement of Innovative Health Practices retains all legal rights associated with the operation of this website.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE WEBSITE PROPRIETORS OR ANY OF THEIR DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, AFFILIATES, OR CONTENT OR SERVICE PROVIDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING FROM OR DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY RELATED TO THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE WEBSITE OR THE CONTENT, MATERIALS AND FUNCTIONS RELATED THERETO, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOSS OF REVENUE, OR ANTICIPATED PROFITS OR LOST BUSINESS OR LOST SALES, EVEN IF SUCH ENTITY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES SO SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO CERTAIN USERS. IN NO EVENT SHALL ANY WEBSITE PROPRIETOR BE LIABLE FOR OR IN CONNECTION WITH ANY CONTENT POSTED, TRANSMITTED, EXCHANGED OR RECEIVED BY OR ON BEHALF OF ANY USER OR OTHER PERSON ON OR THROUGH THE WEBSITE. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE TOTAL LIABILITY OF THE WEBSITE PROPRIETORS TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES, AND CAUSES OF ACTION (WHETHER IN CONTRACT OR TORT, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING FROM THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OR YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE EXCEED, IN THE AGGREGATE, $100.00.

General Provisions

You agree that Maryland law (regardless of conflicts of law principles) shall govern these Terms and Conditions, and that any dispute arising out of or relating to these Terms and Conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the circuit court for Baltimore City, Maryland; provided, however, that if any dispute may be brought only in a federal forum, it shall be brought and conducted solely and exclusively within the United States District Court of Maryland.

Modifications to the website and the Services: We reserve the right, for any reason, in our sole discretion, to terminate, change, suspend or discontinue any aspect of the website, including, but not limited to, content, features or hours of availability. We may also impose limits on certain features of the website or restrict your access to part or all of the website without notice or penalty

We may, from time to time, modify, amend, or supplement these Terms and post those changes on the Terms and Conditions page. Such modifications or supplements shall be effective immediately upon posting in the website. You are responsible for periodically checking the website for changes to the Terms.   If you do not agree to be bound by (or cannot comply with) the Terms as modified or supplemented, you should stop using the website.  Your continued access and use of the website constitute your agreement to be bound by the modified Terms.

Complaints  

We respect the intellectual property rights of others and require that the people who use the website do the same. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please forward the following information to the contact below:

  • Your address, telephone number, and email address;
  • A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;
  • A description of where the alleged infringing material is located;
  • A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by you, the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
  • An electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest; and
  • A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your Notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.

The submission should be made to the contact identified below.

Contact Information

If you have questions or concerns about these Terms and Conditions, please feel free to contact us at:

innovatehealthcb@gmail.com

Mailing address:
Center for the Advancement of Innovative Health Practices
772 W 40th Street, Ste 576,
Baltimore, MD 21211