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VCSQI Digital Policy

1. Overview This Digital Item Policy governs the access, use, and distribution of all digital products including, but not limited to, patient care recommendations, clinical protocols, and healthcare guidelines available through the Virginia Cardiac Services Quality Initiative (VCSQI). By accessing and using these digital items, users agree to abide by the terms set forth in this policy.

2. Access and Distribution

  • Authorized Use: Digital items are intended for use by healthcare professionals and affiliated entities who are registered with VCSQI.

  • Download and Access Limits: Users are permitted to download and access digital items as needed for their professional use within their respective organizations.

  • Availability: VCSQI ensures that all digital items listed meet the latest healthcare standards. VCSQI reserves the right to update or discontinue any product at its discretion.

3. Use of Digital Content

  • Intended Use: Digital items are designed to support professional healthcare services. Users are authorized to modify the content as necessary to enhance patient care within their specific clinical settings.

  • Restrictions on Modification: While modifications are permitted to enhance patient care, redistributing modified materials outside the user’s organization without explicit permission from VCSQI is prohibited.

  • Prohibited Uses: Using the content for non-healthcare related purposes or for commercial gain is strictly prohibited.

4. Intellectual Property

  • Ownership: All digital products are the intellectual property of VCSQI. Unauthorized distribution, reproduction, or any form of replication of these digital items outside of the intended use is prohibited and may be subject to legal action.

  • Crediting: Proper crediting to VCSQI must be maintained on all modified and distributed copies of the digital items as specified in the download or access guidelines.

5. Returns and Refunds

  • Non-returnable and Non-refundable: Due to the nature of digital information, all items are deemed final sale upon download or access and cannot be returned or refunded.

6. Privacy and Security

  • Data Protection: VCSQI is committed to protecting the privacy and security of all users accessing digital items. Personal information collected during the download or access process will be handled in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

7. Amendments to this Policy

  • Changes and Updates: VCSQI reserves the right to modify this Digital Item Policy at any time. Changes will take effect immediately upon their posting on the VCSQI website. Continued use of digital items after such changes will constitute acceptance of the new terms.

8. Contact Information For any questions or concerns regarding our Digital Item Policy or the use of digital products, please contact VCSQI at info@vcsqi.org.

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