Your access to and use of the Our Healthy DC website (the “Site”) is subject to the following terms and conditions, as well as all applicable laws. Your access to the Site is in consideration for your agreement to these Terms and Conditions of Use, whether or not you are a registered user. By accessing, browsing, and using the Site, you accept, without limitation or qualification, these Terms and Conditions of Use.
Modification of the Agreement
The District of Columbia Department of Health (DC Health) maintains the right to modify these Terms and Conditions of Use and may do so by posting notice of such modifications on this page. Any modification is effective immediately upon posting, unless otherwise stated. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of any modification signifies your acceptance of such modification. You should periodically visit this page to review the current Terms and Conditions of Use.
You agree to access and use the Site only for lawful purposes. You are solely responsible for the knowledge of and adherence to any and all laws, statutes, rules and regulations pertaining to your use of the Site.
DC Health reserves the right to monitor any content that you provide, but shall not be obligated to do so. Although DC Health cannot monitor all postings on the Site, we reserve the right (but assume no obligation) to delete, move, or edit any postings that violate these terms and conditions. You agree that you will engage in respectful dialogue; will not use hate speech or other language on or in relation to the Site that DC Health, in its sole discretion, deems offensive; and will not share personal information on the Site, apart from when engaging in the registration process or requesting support or services.
Certain portions of the Site are limited to registered users and/or allow a user to request support or services online by entering personal information. You agree that any information provided to us in these areas will be complete and accurate, that you will not register under the name of, nor attempt to enter the Site under the name of, another person, and that you will not adopt a user name that the District, in its sole discretion, deems offensive.
You must be at least 13 years old to become a registered user or to request support or services online. If you are not at least 13, you will be removed from the registered area(s) and/or denied support or services.
Pursuant to federal law, federal government-produced materials appearing on this site or elsewhere are not copyright protected. The United States Government may receive and hold copyrights transferred to it by assignment, bequest, or otherwise. This does not apply to District or state produced material.
Creative Commons License
Except for third party content that is copyright protected or for content otherwise noted, content on this site is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License. Visitors to this site agree to grant a non-exclusive, irrevocable, royalty-free license to the rest of the world for their submissions to DC.gov under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.
Other Site Links
Some links on the Site lead to websites that are not operated by DC Health. DC Health does not control these websites nor do we review or control their content. These links are provided to users for convenience and are not an endorsement of products, services, or information, and do not imply an association between DC Health and the operators of the linked website. When you select a link to an outside website, you are subject to the terms and conditions of the owner/sponsors of that outside website.
Policy on Spamming
You specifically agree that you will not utilize email addresses obtained by using the Site to transmit the same or substantially similar unsolicited message to 10 or more recipients in a single day, or 20 or more emails in a single week (consecutive 7-day period), unless doing so is necessary for legitimate business purposes. DC Health, in its sole discretion, will identify violations of the limitations on email usage set forth in these Terms and Conditions of Use. Violations may result in your removal from registered areas, denial of support or services, or other consequences.
Disclaimer of Warranty
You expressly understand and agree that your use of the Site, or any material available through this Site, is at your own risk. Neither DC Health nor its employees warrant that the Site will be uninterrupted, problem-free, free of omissions, or error-free; nor do they make any warranty as to the results that may be obtained from the use of the Site. The content and function of the Site are provided to you “as is,” without warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, warranties of title, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or use, or currency.