Terms of Use

By providing any information or materials through the site, you acknowledge and agree to the Terms of Use. You may use the information, features and functionality of the site for personal use only, as permitted by these Terms of Use, and not for any unlawful purpose. When using the site, you must comply with the Terms of Use, all applicable laws, and other notices we provide.

For content that you provide, that is covered by intellectual property rights, like photos, text, graphics, illustrations, charts, look and feel, arrangements or software (“IP Content”), you specifically give us the following permission, subject to your privacy and application settings: You grant us a non-exclusive, transferable, sub-licensable, royalty-free, worldwide license to use any IP Content that you post on or in connection with the Site (the “IP License”). This IP License ends when we receive written notice of termination, unless such IP Content has been shared with others, and they have not deleted it.

We may change the Terms of Use in our discretion by posting a new version of the Terms of Use. If you do not agree to the changes, you must stop using the site. If you continue to use the site, the new Terms of Use shall apply to you.

This site and these Terms of Use will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the United States of America and the laws of the State of Illinois without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of laws. We make no representation that materials or services included within the site are appropriate or available for use outside the United States, and access to them from territories where their contents are illegal is prohibited. Venue with respect to any dispute between you and Be@Ease will rest exclusively in the state or federal courts located in Chicago, Illinois.

We provide the site “as-is,” “with all faults” and “as available.” We don’t guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of information available from the Site. You acknowledge that computer and telecommunications systems are not fault-free and occasional periods of downtime occur. We do not guarantee the Site will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free, or that data loss will not occur. We cannot guarantee the confidentiality and security of electronic mail submitted via the Internet. We and our affiliates and vendors give no express warranties, guarantees, or conditions.

Neither Be@Ease nor any party involved with this site shall be liable for any direct, incidental, consequential, special, indirect or punitive damages arising out of your access, use or inability to use the site or any websites linked to the site or any errors or omissions in any and all such sites, based on any legal theory. Your only remedy shall be to cease using the site. This site is protected by the copyright laws of the United States and other countries. Except as expressly provided herein, any unauthorized copying, reproduction or use of any or all contents of this site is strictly prohibited. All rights reserved.

Any and all unauthorized use of the trademarks appearing on this site, such as Be@Ease or My What-if Plan, is strictly prohibited. All such names, trade names and trademarks are proprietary to their respective owners and may be used only subject to the prior express written consent of their respective owners.

We make no representations or warranties of any kind as to the accuracy or completeness of the information or materials contained on this site and assume no responsibility for errors or omissions in the content of the site, including but not limited to computer viruses or bugs. Neither do we assume any responsibility for any aspects of any third party sites linked to this site. You assume the risk of using any information or materials contained herein.

The downloadable materials are provided for and may be used only for the intended purpose of completing an advance care plan or a community advance care planning drive.  All rights are reserved to the downloadable content, and the trademarks such as Be@Ease that appear thereon.  The downloading and use of these materials are at your own risk.