Privacy Statement, Content and Liability Disclaimer

Please read the following carefully before accessing or using the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Library Web Sites. By accessing and using the UAMS Library Web Sites, you acknowledge that you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions set forth below. Do not use this site if you do not agree with these terms. UAMS Library may modify the agreement at any time, and such modifications shall be effective immediately upon posting. You should review the agreement periodically to be aware of such modifications. By continuing to access this site, you indicate your acceptance of the modified agreement.

The UAMS Library takes your privacy, rights, and online security seriously. If you have any concerns regarding these issues please contact the Library Director.

Privacy Statement

UAMS Library’s web sites do not automatically collect personal information. Such information is gathered and recorded only if you supply the information to us via an e-mail or one of our online forms (such as the InterLibrary Loan form). This information is only used to record, process and track loan requests, comments about our web site, and other recommendations or requests for information by the user.

All user information will be confidential while maintaining the ability for authorized UAMS Library staff to quickly and effectively access this information when required for operational purposes. No user information will be sold or otherwise made known to any individual or company where this information is not required for the operation of UAMS Library.

User ID and user passwords (as applicable) are confidential and will not be made available to any person or company outside of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) for any reason whatsoever.

The network at UAMS is monitored to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage. Unauthorized attempts to upload information or change information on this service are strictly prohibited and disciplinary action for violating the code shall be governed by the applicable provisions of student handbooks, faculty and staff handbooks, personnel policy manuals for UAMS, and UAMS Operating Policies.

UAMS Library may log http requests to our server for statistical purposes. No Privacy Act information, such as name and address, is collected or used.

Use of “cookies:” Cookies are small files which are used to store information on your computer, such as a user ID and password for entering a site or user identification information used during web applications (ex. online forms). Any use of cookies will be only while you are in a site requiring a user ID and password or a site requiring user identification for processing a user request (ex. online forms). We do not use cookies to track what other sites you have visited, and we do not use cookies to obtain any personal or confidential information other than that which we ask for up front.

While UAMS Library will cooperate with law enforcement personnel and legal investigations of our users, all user information will be held private unless ordered by a court to surrender this information.

Content & Liability Disclaimer

While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information supplied herein, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Library cannot be held responsible for any errors or omissions and reserves the right to change the content of its sites, including the products and services described therein, at any time; therefore, all UAMS Library and third party information is provided “AS IS.” UAMS LIBRARY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES WITH REGARD TO THE INFORMATION (INCLUDING ANY SOFTWARE) PROVIDED, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so the above exclusion may not apply to you. UAMS Library does not warrant that the Sites or the server that makes the Sites available are free of computer “viruses.” The UAMS Library shall not be liable for any damages whatsoever, including any special, indirect, consequential, or incidental damages, or damages for lost profits, loss of revenue, or loss of use, arising out of your access to, or inability to access, any UAMS Library Web Sites or the information contained within them, whether such damages arise in contract, negligence, tort, under statute, in equity, at law or otherwise.

Links to Other Web Sites

UAMS Library makes no representation whatsoever regarding the content of any other web sites which you may access from this site. When you access a non-UAMS Library web site, please understand that it is independent from UAMS Library and that UAMS Library has no control over the content on that web site. A link to a non-UAMS Library web site does not mean that UAMS Library endorses or accepts any responsibility for the content or use of such web site.