Acceptance of Terms
Limitation of Liability
The information, materials, and resources found on the website are provided as a reference for our insureds and others interested in medical liability risk, patient safety and quality improvement, and the products and services offered through MACM.
In no event shall MACM be liable for any damages of any kind whatsoever, including, without limitation, any special, direct, indirect, consequential or incidental damages, or damage for loss of data, loss of use, loss of revenue or profits, whether or not advised of the possibility of such damage or loss, arising out of or related to this website or the information contained in it.
Professional Advice Disclaimer
This website is provided for informational purposes only and is not intended as legal, risk management, insurance, medical, accounting, tax, or other professional advice or other advice whatsoever, or as a substitute for your consulting with your advisors (whether legal, risk management, insurance, medical, accounting, tax, other professional or otherwise). This website does not establish medical standards of care. Standards of care vary depending on the unique presentation of each patient. This website is not a substitute for the reasonable discretion of skilled and informed healthcare providers.
Third Party Information
This website may feature materials, information, products, and services provided by third parties. Any such information, including, but not limited to, articles, press clippings, opinions, advice, statements, services, offers or other information made available by third parties such as content providers and other users of this website are those of the respective third party and not of MACM. MACM makes no representation or warranty whatsoever with respect to, and MACM does not guarantee, sponsor or endorse whatsoever, the quality, non-infringement, accuracy, completeness, timeliness, or reliability of such third party materials, information, services or products.
Links to and from this website are offered as a convenience and are for informational purposes only. You should not interpret any link to or from this website as evidence of sponsorship, endorsement or affiliation unless expressly stated. In addition, the privacy policies and types of information collected are unknown to MACM and we assume no liability for your access or use of third-party sites.
User Accounts and Passwords
Portions of this website are intended for access and use by member physicians, employees, and other MACM clients. Access to these portions is controlled by user IDs and passwords. In obtaining the user ID and password, you warrant that you are a physician or a physician's employee, employed at a clinic, or, are a MACM client, business partner or employee. MACM will pursue all available legal remedies against unauthorized users. Users are responsible for monitoring and ensuring that all access to, and use of, the website is in strict compliance with the terms of this agreement. MACM reserves the right to deny, modify or terminate website memberships at any time, or to suspend, terminate or remove any communications in violation of this agreement.
No Unlawful or Prohibited Use
Right to Terminate Access
MACM reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to this website and the related services or any portion thereof at any time, without notice.
Medical Assurance Company of Mississippi (MACM) respects your privacy. We are committed to protecting your nonpublic, personal information and to maintaining appropriate safeguards in our data systems to prevent unauthorized access to information stored there.
Collection of Your Personal Information
MACM will obtain personal information about our customers (including individuals who submit applications for coverage) in the normal course of conducting our business affairs. This information may include such items as names, postal and electronic addresses, telephone numbers, Social Security and Taxpayer Identification Numbers, and professional license numbers, as well as information pertaining to your claims history and licensing or disciplinary actions. Such information may be obtained from applications and other forms submitted by you, from peer reviews conducted as a normal part of business activity, from licensing or regulatory entities, and from handling the defense of any claims in which you are a party.
MACM may collect certain information about your visit, such as the name of the Internet service provider and the Internet Protocol (IP) address through which you access the Internet; the date and time you access this website; the pages that you access while at this website and the Internet address of this website from which you linked directly to this website. This information is used to help improve this website, analyze trends, and administer this website.
Use of Your Personal Information
MACM restricts access to personal information to those employees or third parties who need that information in order to provide products or services to our customers. We will not disclose personal information to any non-affiliated third parties without your prior authorization, except as necessary to conduct our business or as permitted or required by law. We will never disclose your personal information for promotional purposes, and we do not sell your information to third parties.
The personal information collected on this website will be used to operate this website and to provide the products or services or carry out the transactions you have requested or authorized.
We may use your personal information to provide you with important information about the product or service that you have purchased or inquired about. Additionally, we may send you information about other MACM products and services, and/or share information with MACM partners so they may send you information about their products and services.
Security of Your Personal Information
You may wish to exchange information with us by email. Email is not a secure medium, and information exchanged via email may be intercepted by third parties. Please consider your security before submitting personal information on the internet.
The protection of your personal information is important to us. MACM will use commercially reasonable efforts to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. However, due to computer hackers, electronic malfunctions, and other events, MACM cannot guarantee that such safeguards will always protect such information.
Changes to This Statement
We may update this privacy statement from time to time. We encourage you to periodically review this privacy statement to stay informed about our practices. Your continued use of this website constitutes your agreement to this privacy statement and any updates.
MACM welcomes your comments regarding this privacy statement. If you believe that MACM has not adhered to this privacy statement, please contact us electronically or via postal mail at the address provided below, and we will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.
Attn: General Counsel
Medical Assurance Company of Mississippi
404 West Parkway Place
Ridgeland, Mississippi 39157