AMERICAN OSTEOPATHIC INFORMATION ASSOCIATION (AOIA)
Official Physician Profile Report
IMPORTANT: Requesting Organization, a corporation which has registered and been granted authorized status
by the AOIA, agree that the Official Physician Profile Report (Report) is intended to assist authorized
parties verify the credentials of osteopathic physicians. By checking the box below, the Requesting
Organization specifically acknowledges and agrees that:
- Use of this site and the information contained herein is governed by the provisions of this Data
between the Requesting Organization and the AOIA, which the Requesting Organization has entered
into voluntarily and by which the Requesting Organization intends to be bound. The Requesting
Organization further acknowledges and agrees that the AOIA is relying upon the Requesting Organization's
acceptance of the TOUA in granting it access to this site and the data contained herein;
- The Requesting Organization will not share this Report, or any information the Requesting Organization
receives as a result of its access, with any other entity, and will take all necessary steps
to maintain the complete confidentiality of all information contained in the Report, as well
as any other information the Requesting Organization obtains through its access to this site;
- The information contained in the Report is granted for sole use by the Requesting Organization subject
to the TOUA;
- The Requesting Organization will not disclose, share, transfer or reveal any information contained
in this Report to any outside party without prior express written consent from the AOIA, or upon
an appropriate court order issued by a court of competent jurisdiction.
- Any use of the information contained in the Report, other than as set forth in this TOUA, shall be
considered an unauthorized use. Unauthorized use will result in the immediate loss of your authorized
Requesting Organization status and no further Reports will be furnished to the individual who
requested the Report on behalf of the authorized Requesting Organization, or to the Requesting
Organization, by the AOIA.
- The AOIA makes every effort to ensure that each Report is as accurate and complete as possible, based
on the most currently available data. The AOIA relies on primary sources for timely and accurate
reporting of professional information. However, errors and delays can occur in reporting and
data processing. Therefore, the AOIA makes no warranty as to the accuracy, completeness, or timeliness
of the information contained in the Report. By accepting the terms of the TOUA, the authorized
Requesting Organization releases the AOIA from any and all liability for inaccurate, incomplete,
or out of date information contained in the Report.
- This TOUA is governed by Illinois law, and by using this site, the Requesting Organization agrees
to submit itself to the jurisdiction and venue of state courts sitting in the City of Chicago,
Cook County, Illinois, or the federal courts in the Northern District of Illinois, for any matters
or any disputes related to the enforcement of the TOUA and the use of this site.
Please read the entire TOUA carefully before accessing or using the Report. The AOIA will provide the Requesting Organization
access to this service only on the condition that it completes the registration process and agrees
to the TOUA EACH TIME IT ACCESSES THE REPORT.
THE REQUESTING ORGANIZATION UNDERSTANDS AND AGREES THAT AT EACH ACCESS, IT IS BOUND TO THE THEN EXISTING TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THE TOUA WHICH THE AOIA HAS THE RIGHT TO AMEND FROM TIME TO TIME AND WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE IN AOIA'S SOLE DISCRETION.
CHANGES OF TERMS
The AOIA reserves the right to amend the TOUA at any time, and will
signal a change by posting the date of the update on the TOUA. The Requesting Organization expressly
acknowledges that such notice of change constitutes sufficient notice and further acknowledges
that the Requesting Organization will, from time to time, review the site to inform itself of
any changes made to the TOUA. The Requesting Organization waives any defenses it may raise as
to notice of any changes made to the TOUA. By accessing and using the Report and/or any AOIA
Data, the Requesting Organization agrees that any amendments to the TOUA are immediately effective
and binding upon itself upon posting unless otherwise provided by the AOIA. The current TOUA
is effective as of May 16, 2017.
- GRANT OF LICENSE
The AOIA hereby grants to the Requesting Organization a limited, non-exclusive
license to access a subset of the AOIA Data through its website and the Report service solely
to verify the professional medical credentials of an osteopathic physician.. The use of the AOIA
Data for any other purpose is strictly prohibited under the TOUA, and shall be deemed a violation
of the TOUA that may lead to immediate revocation of this limited license. The "AOIA Data" means
information from AOIA's database relating to professional medical credentials of all osteopathic
physicians.For registration purposes, a Requesting Organization is limited to the use of one
email address. The AOIA reserves the right to adjust the number of allowed searches and/or associated
time period at the AOIA's sole discretion. The AOIA Data the Requesting Organization obtains
from the Report may not be sold, redistributed, copied or otherwise provided to any other person
or entity. The AOIA Data may not be used for the benefit of the Requesting Organization's customers
or its clients. The Requesting Organization may not link the Report to any other website. The
Requesting Organization may not refer to or include the AOIA Data in any publication, including
internet publications. The Requesting Organization further agrees that the AOIA may immediately
terminate the Requesting Organization's access to the AOIA Data if the Requesting Organization
violates any terms of this TOUA, or any of the limitations or prohibitions on the use of the
Any person or entity seeking to use the AOIA Data or information obtained from the Report
in any manner other than as set forth in the TOUA shall be required to contact the AOIA for such
permission which shall only be granted in the AOIA's sole discretion and shall only be effective
if the permission is given in writing, signed by the designated representative of the AOIA and
subject to such terms and conditions as my be imposed by the AOIA.
THE AOIA RESERVES THE RIGHT AT ITS SOLE DISCRETION TO BLOCK ACCESS TO THE REPORT AND THE AOIA DATA TO ANY PERSON OR ENTITY.
DISCLAIMER OF ALL WARRANTIES
NEITHER THE AOIA NOR THE MAKES ANY WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WITH RESPECT TO THE AOIA DATA PROVIDED UNDER THIS TOUA, AND EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTY, IMPLIED OR EXPRESS, CONCERNING THE ACCURACY OR ADEQUACY OF THE AOIA DATA, WHICH IS PROVIDED TO YOU ON AN "AS IS" BASIS.
The Requesting Organization agrees to defend, indemnify and hold harmless
the AOIA and the and their current and former directors, officers, employees and agents from
and against any special, direct, or indirect damages, costs and expenses, including reasonable
attorneys' fees, incurred in connection with any claims that may arise from the Requesting Organization's
access to, or use of, the AOIA Data and the Report.
- LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
In no event shall the AOIA be liable for damages of any type arising
from the Requesting Organization's use of the AOIA Data and the Report, including, without limitation,
special, indirect, incidental or consequential damages, whether in contract, tort, or otherwise,
and whether or not the AOIA has been advised of the possibility of such damages. In any case,
the AOIA' maximum liability to the Requesting Organization for any reason under the TOUA shall
be limited to the License Fees, if any, paid by the Requesting Organization to the AOIA for access
to the AOIA Data hereunder.
- INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS; INJUNCTIVE RELIEF
The Requesting Organization agrees that,
as between itself and the AOIA, the AOIA owns all intellectual property rights to the AOIA Data
and any materials generated by the Requesting Organization using the AOIA Data including, without
limitation, all copyrights, trademarks and similar proprietary rights available under the laws
of the United States or the State of Illinois and the Requesting Organization agrees that any
and all repackaged, reproduced, or derivative works of any nature which include the AOIA Data
shall irrevocably be subject to the rights of the AOIA and the as set forth herein. The Requesting
Organization will not contest the AOIA's claims to these rights, nor will it assist others in
doing so. The Requesting Organization acknowledges that any use of the AOIA Data other than in
accordance with the TOUA would cause the AOIA and the immediate and irreparable harm for which
money damages would be an inadequate remedy. The Requesting Organization agrees that in the event
it violates the TOUA, the AOIA and the shall be entitled to immediate injunctive relief. The
Requesting Organization agrees to waive any requirement that the AOIA or the post a bond to obtain
such relief and it further agrees that it will pay all reasonable attorneys' fees incurred by
the AOIA or the in obtaining such relief.
a. No Waiver. No waiver at any time of any provision of this TOUA, whether
by conduct or otherwise, shall be deemed a waiver of any other provision at that time, or a waiver
of that or any other provision of this TOUA at any other time.
b.Pre-payment on AOAProfiles.org
accounts. The Requesting Organization may send funds to the AOIA to keep on deposit for future
orders. The AOIA will retain these funds as deferred revenue for all active accounts with activity
in the preceding 42 months. After 42 months, AOIA reserves the right to retain the funds unless
the Requesting Organization requests a refund.
c. Severability. If any provision
of this TOUA is found invalid or unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction, that provision
will be enforced to the maximum extent permissible by law and all remaining provisions of this
TOUA shall remain in force and unaffected.
d. Survival. The TOUA provisions shall survive
and shall continue to be binding on the Requesting Organization following each use by it of the
Report for a period equal to the statute of limitations of the State of Illinois for written
contracts. The Requesting Organization agrees that its acceptance of the TOUA by checking the
box below and proceeding to access this site shall constitute an electronic signature as provided
by the Illinois Electronic Commerce Act, 5 ILCS 175, and the Federal Electronic Records and Signature
in Commerce Act, 15 USC 7001, each of which the Requesting Organization agrees it has reviewed
or has had the opportunity to review prior to accepting the TOUA and prior to accessing the AOIA
Data and the Report.
e. Illinois Law and Jurisdiction. The TOUA shall be deemed to be
made in the State of Illinois and shall be governed by Illinois law (without regard to its conflict
of law principles). The Requesting Organization consents that jurisdiction and venue for all
legal proceedings shall be maintained in federal or state courts located in Cook County, Illinois.
f. Binding Effect; Assignment. The TOUA is binding upon the Requesting Organization and shall
inure to the benefit of the AOIA and its permitted successors and assigns. The Requesting Organization
does not have the right to assign this TOUA without the AOIA's prior express written consent.
The AOIA may assign its rights under this Agreement, in whole or in part, in its sole discretion.
g. Communication from the AOIA. By accessing the Report and the AOIA Data, the Requesting Organization
agrees that the AOIA or AOA may contact the Requesting Organization at the e-mail address it
has provided for educational information about why certification matters. If the Requesting Organization
does not wish to be contacted by email, it must opt out of such communications by clicking the
"Unsubscribe" button below with each access to the Report and the AOIA Data.