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    EEO statement

    The University of Mississippi Medical Center adheres to the principle of equal educational and employment opportunity without regard to race, creed, sex, color, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability or veteran status. This policy extends to all programs and activities supported by the Medical Center. Under the provisions of Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the University of Mississippi at the Medical Center does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs or activities with respect to admissions or employment.

    Privacy policy

    The policy of the University of Mississippi Medical Center is to respect the privacy of all website visitors to the extent permitted by law. This online privacy statement is intended to inform you of the ways in which this website collects information, the uses to which that information will be put, and the ways in which we will protect any information you choose to provide us. There are four types of information that this site may collect during your visit: network traffic logs, web visit logs, cookies and information voluntarily provided by you.

    Web visit logs

    Medical Center websites routinely collect and store information from online visitors to help manage those sites and improve service. This information includes the pages visited on the site; the date and time of the visit; the internet address (URL or IP address) of the referring site; the domain name and IP address from which the access occurred; the version of browser used; the capabilities of the browser; and search terms used on our search engines. This site makes no attempt to identify individual visitors from this information. Any personally identifiable information is not released to external parties without your consent unless required by law.

    Cookies

    Cookies are pieces of information stored by your web browser on behalf of a website and returned to the website on request. This site may use cookies for two purposes: to carry data about your current session at the site from one web page to the next; and to identify you to the site between visits. If you prefer not to receive cookies, you may turn them off in your browser, or set your browser to ask you before accepting a new cookie. Some pages may not function properly if the cookies are turned off. Unless otherwise notified on this site, we will not store data, other than for these two purposes, in cookies. Cookies remain on your computer, and accordingly we neither store cookies on our computers nor forward them to any external parties. Unless otherwise notified on this site, we do not use cookies to track your movement among different websites and do not exchange cookies with other entities.

    Information voluntarily provided by you

    In the course of using this website, you may choose to provide us with information to help us serve your needs. For example, you may send us electronic mail (through a mailer or a web form) to request information, sign up for a mailing list or send us your address so we may send you an application or other material. Any personally identifiable information you send us will be used only for the purpose indicated. Requests for information will be directed to the appropriate staff to respond to the request, and may be recorded to help us update our site to better respond to similar requests. We will not sell, exchange or otherwise distribute your personally identifiable information without your consent, except to the extent required by law. We do not retain the information longer than necessary for normal operations. Each web page requesting information discloses the purpose of that information.

    If you do not wish to have the information used in that manner, you are not required to provide it. Please contact the person listed on the specific page, or listed below, with questions or concerns on the use of personally identifiable information. Medical Center websites provide links to World Wide Web sites or resources. We do not control these sites and resources, do not endorse them and are not responsible for their availability, content or delivery of services. In particular, external sites are not bound by the Medical Center's online privacy policy; they may have their own policies or none at all. Often you can tell you are leaving a Medical Center website by noting the URL of the destination site.

    All information contained within these websites at the Medical Center is the property of the Medical Center. Unless permission is otherwise specified on an individual web page, duplication of any information for reasons other than personal use requires the expressed written permission of the Medical Center.

    The following disclaimer is applied to any and all web pages which reside on School of Medicine web servers at the Medical Center. The University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) makes no representations or warranties regarding the condition or functionality of this web page, its suitability for use or that this web page will be uninterrupted or error-free. UMMC further makes no representations about the suitability of any software or any content or information made accessible by the software orwWeb page for any purpose.

    This web page is provided "as is" without express or implied warranty, including the implied warranty of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. UMMC shall not be liable for any damages suffered by the users of this web page or the software, programming and other documentation found on this web page.

    Legal disclaimer for website content

    Information on this website is provided for information purposes only. Any medical information form this website should be reviewed with an appropriate health care provider to determine its relevance to your particular condition. Great care has been taken to maintain the accuracy of the information on this website. However, the University of Mississippi Medical Center and their employees are not responsible for errors or any untoward consequences.

    UMMC further disclaims any liability whatsoever for any information documentation, programs, software or other material ("information") which is or may become a part of this web page; and does not warrant or guarantee that the information will not be offensive to the user. The medical information presented on these pages cannot and should not substitute for the advice and counsel of the user's personal physician. The user is hereby put on notice that by accessing and using this web page, the user assumes the risk that the information and documentation contained on this web page may be offensive, inaccurate and/or incomplete, and/or may not meet the needs and requirements of the user.

    The entire risk as to use of this web page is assumed by the user. By using this web page or copying any software found on or via this web page, the user agrees to abide by the federal copyright laws and all other applicable laws of the United States and/or Mississippi as well as the terms of this disclaimer. The University shall have the right to terminate the user's privilege of use immediately by written notice upon user's breach of or non-compliance with the foregoing. User may be held legally responsible for any copyright infringement that is caused or encouraged by failure to abide by the terms set forth herein.