Website Terms of Use and Privacy Policy
By accessing, viewing, or using the material on CareSource.com, you accept and agree to the following Terms of Use.

Information You Give Us
Any personally identifiable data that you enter on our website may be stored in order to assist you with your inquiry. The information may also be stored effort to continually improve communication and develop new services relevant to our members, providers, and the community-at-large.. Personally identifiable data may include your name, address, e-mail address, information regarding your interests, and feedback. In order to protect your privacy, please do not use this website to communicate information to us that you consider confidential (such as your member number or social security number). If you wish to communicate such information please use one of our secure websites, web forms, or phone numbers/mailing addresses provided . If you choose not to provide the information, you can still enter the website; however you may be unable to participate in certain segments of the site or receive communications though our site.

We may also collect other information (“usage data”) when you visit our website such as the type of browser you are using (i.e. Netscape, Internet Explorer), the type of operating system you are using (i.e. Windows 2000 or Mac OS), and the domain name of your Internet service provider (i.e. Earthlink, America Online). We may use this information to improve the design and content of our website and to personalize your Internet experience. We may use this information to analyze website usage, as well as to offer you programs and services. Finally, we may use this type of information to solve problems with our server and to administer our website.

Cookies
When you view our website, we may store some information on your computer. This information may be in the form of “cookies.” Cookies are small text files we place in your computer’s browser to store your preferences and make your visit to our website more enjoyable. For example, we may use cookies to recognize your name when you return to our website. If you prefer, most browsers can be configured not to accept cookies or to indicate to the user when a cookie is being sent.

Data Sharing
We do not share, trade or sell personal information without your consent. However, we may share statistical data from our visitors with our business partners. For example, we may advise a partner that 20,000 people visited a web page to access particular information. On occasion, we may share personal data such as name, mailing address and e-mail address with vendors, partners or contractors of CareSource. These vendors perform services for CareSource and may not share or resell this information. CareSource will disclose information we maintain when required to do so by law. We will not disclose information to any third parties except in other ways consistent with this privacy policy.  In any case in which we disclose the information, the disclosure shall be consistent with applicable laws and regulations and we will require the recipient to protect the information and use it only for the purpose it was provided.

Collection of Information By Third-Party Sites
Some of our pages may contain links to other sites whose corporate practices may be different than those of CareSource. Please consult the other sites’ privacy statements, as we have no control over information that is submitted or collected by these other entities.

Your E-Mail
We want to hear your comments and questions and have provided several phone numbers, mailing addresses, and e-mail addresses throughout this Website for that purpose. However, you should be aware that most e-mail systems currently are not protected from third parties, who may be able to access your e-mail without your knowledge or permission. In order to protect your privacy, please do not use e-mail to communicate information to us that you consider confidential. If you wish to communicate such information please use one of our secure Web forms, or phone numbers/mailing addresses provided.

Secure Website Services
Certain online services are available to CareSource members and providers via our Secure Website Services. The secure website services require a password to log in before accessing information. CareSource complies with the privacy and security requirements under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). CareSource may use and share the information that you provide to us via our secure website services to provide you with your health care benefits. Please click on the following link to read CareSource’s Privacy Practices, which explains in more detail how we use and disclose your protected health information: HIPAA & Privacy?Understand that the confidentiality of individually identifiable health information entered via our secure website services is protected by federal and state law. By using our secure website services, you represent to CareSource that you are either (i) the individual to whom this account pertains, or (ii) legally authorized under applicable law to receive health care information regarding, and to make health care decisions for, the individual to whom this account pertains (for example, as the parent, legal guardian or legal custodian of such individual).

Our Commitment to Security
CareSource has instituted physical, electronic and managerial safeguards to prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security and use of the information we collect online.

Not a Substitute for Professional Health Care or Advice
No doctor-patient relationship is established between CareSource and you by reason of your use of our website or under any circumstances whatsoever.  The information contained on this website is general in nature and is intended for educational purposes only.  If you have specific health care needs, or for complete health information, please see a doctor or other health care provider. 
  
No Legal Advice
Nothing contained, expressed, or implied on this website is intended as, nor shall be construed or understood as, legal advice, guidance, or interpretation. No attorney-client relationship is established between CareSource and you by reason of your use of this website or under any circumstances whatsoever. The information on this website if for general informational purposes only. If you have questions about any law, statute, regulation, or requirement expressly or implicitly referenced in this Site, you should contact your own legal counsel.

Disclaimer
CareSource continually updates the information provided on this website in order to keep the information as current and accurate as possible, however, it is possible that the website may contain inaccuracies, errors or unauthorized modifications by third parties. CareSource does not make any express or implied warranties as to the accuracy of any information on this website. Information contained on our websites may be changed or updated without notice.?Any links to other non-CareSource websites are solely for your convenience in obtaining related information. Such inclusion or mention does not constitute or imply a recommendation or endorsement by CareSource. CareSource does not control the contents of these websites and does not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of any such information.??The information presented on our website is not intended to constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation in connection with any service. If you are interested in any of CareSource’s services, please contact us for a complete description of the product and its availability.

Proprietary Rights
This website and all copyrights, service marks, and other proprietary notices are owned and operated by CareSource.  Any unauthorized use may violate copyright, trademark, or other applicable laws.

Limitations of Liability
Under no circumstances including, but not limited to, negligence, shall CareSource or the CareSource Family of Companies be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or punitive damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use the CareSource materials contained herein. By using our website, you acknowledge and agree that CareSource is not liable for any defamatory, offensive or illegal conduct of any user. If you are dissatisfied with any of the CareSource materials contained herein, or with any of CareSource’s terms of use and conditions, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using this website.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction
This website is controlled and operated by CareSource from its headquarters in Dayton, Ohio.  These Terms of Use will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Ohio, without reference to its choice of law rules. By accessing, viewing, or using the material on this website, you consent to the jurisdiction of the federal and state courts in Montgomery County, Ohio, and agree to accept service of process by mail and hereby waive any and all jurisdictional and venue defenses otherwise available.

Contact Us
If you have any questions about this website, please contact us at:

CareSource?
PO Box 8738
Dayton, Ohio  45401-8738?
(937) 224-3300