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Liability

Despite the care exercised by the authors when compiling this website, omissions are possible. With this in mind, UMC Utrecht cannot accept any liability whatsoever toward any party.

Copyright

All rights reserved. Nothing from this website may be reproduced, saved in an automated database, or published in any way or form whatsoever without the prior written consent of UMC Utrecht. This site is not intended for commercial use.

Cookies

UMC Utrecht and, on behalf of UMC Utrecht, Comscore use so-called cookies for the purposes of analyzing the behavior patterns of visitors to this site. A cookie is a very small data file stored on your own PC when visiting our website. If you do not wish for us to use cookies, then you will have to switch off cookies in your browser settings or click on the button ‘cookies off’. If you do accept cookies, then these will remain on your computer unless you remove them of your own accord. Deactivating cookies could restrict your use of our website and services.

Deletion of personal details

If you have entered personal details on a form on this site, you can always have these details deleted by sending an e-mail to UMC Utrecht (info@umcutrecht.nl).

Social media

Information issued through the social media accounts (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube) of UMC Utrecht and WKZ cannot be regarded as adequate substitutes for consultation with or treatment by a medical professional. Should you have doubts about your health, treatment or medication, we would urge you to always get in touch with your physician, specialist or pharmacist.

A response given (remotely) by a medical specialist will always contain information or advice of a general nature and is not intended to serve as a consultation.

Any use and/or application of the information provided is entirely at the user's own risk.

You ought also to be aware of the fact that Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube do not offer any privacy protection. Social media messages cannot be secured against third-party attempts to intrude upon your privacy.

No rights may be derived from messages sent through social media.

If you send a tweet to UMC Utrecht and/or WKZ, then you should be aware that this message could be retweeted (RT), unless it is part of a direct message (DM) or is a locked message. (Private or locked messages are not copied or shared.) Tweeted messages, however, will be copied, without citing the sender, to the followers of @UMCUtrecht and/or @HetWKZ and answered.

If you send a message through Facebook, LinkedIn or YouTube, then you should be aware that this message will be posted publicly, unless it pertains to a private message. (Private messages are not copied or shared.) Such messages will be posted publicly, without citing the sender, to the followers of the Facebook or LinkedIn pages or YouTube channels of UMC Utrecht and/or WKZ.

The social media communication channel is still a relatively new development at UMC Utrecht and WKZ. No set operational frameworks are (yet) in place at present. UMC Utrecht and WKZ aim to treat everybody with respect. Due to the fact that the world of social media is changing so rapidly, these rules are also subject to continuous change.

Patient portal

Liability

Despite the care exercised by the authors when compiling Mijn UMC Utrecht, omissions are possible. With this in mind, UMC Utrecht cannot accept any liability whatsoever toward any party.

Privacy

UMC Utrecht's staff treat all data provided by patients via Mijn UMC Utrecht in the strictest confidence. Physicians, nursing staff, and other health care providers from UMC Utrecht are bound by a code of professional confidentiality. They are only entitled to provide data about you to other parties with your consent. Those involved in your treatment are entitled to retrieve and share data amongst themselves. This is only allowed where this is necessary for the purposes of the treatment.

Copyright

Apart from patient's own data, nothing from Mijn UMC Utrecht may be reproduced, saved in an automated database, or published in any way or form whatsoever without the prior written consent of UMC Utrecht. Mijn UMC Utrecht is intended for personal, non-commercial use.

References to other sources of information

Mijn UMC Utrecht features references to other Internet sites, some of which are managed by parties other than UMC Utrecht. The utmost care is exercised when selecting these references. Nonetheless, UMC Utrecht does not accept any responsibility for the content of these sources of information, nor for information, software, products and services offered on these Internet sites.