WEBSITE TERMS OF USE

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You must agree to the Terms of Use to be able to register and activate your account.

By using this site, you signify your Assent and Agreement to these Terms of Use to be able to register and activate your account with Healthcare Coding and Billing Institute Inc. (HCBI).

Intellectual Property

All intellectual property rights in all materials made available, including the design, graphics and text of all video materials and the audio on all live interactions of the instructors are exclusively owned by the HCBI. The access given to the user is a non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable license to use the on-line training materials. No content may be copied, reproduced, uploaded, posted, displayed or linked to in any way, in whole or in part, without HCBI’s prior written consent, including content that were adapted, written for or customized for the user or not. Any unauthorized use is strictly prohibited and illegal, as it constitutes an infringement of HCBI’s intellectual property rights and shall be grounds for the immediate termination of this Agreement and access rights to the services.

You agree to use information obtained from HCBI’s access rights only for your own private use, provided that is not the selling or broking of information, and in no event cause or permit to be published, printed, downloaded, transmitted, distributed, reengineered, or reproduced in any form any part thereof (whether directly or in condensed, selective or tabulated form) whether for resale, republishing, redistribution, viewing, or otherwise).

On a limited basis, you will be given access to download or print out individual pages of information that have been individually selected, to meet a specific, identifiable need for your personal use only on a confidential basis. You may make such limited number of duplicates of any output, both in machine-readable or hard copy form, as may be reasonable for these purposes only. Nothing herein shall authorize you to create any database, directory or hard copy publication of or from the databases, whether for internal or external distribution or use.

Liability

Although the HCBI aims to provide the services to the highest standards of the industry, neither it, nor its trainers/instructors accept any liability for (i) any inaccuracy or misleading information provided in the program or Course Materials and any reliance by the user on any such information, (ii) any loss or corruption of remotely transmitted data not attributable to the fault or negligence of the HCBI, or (iii) any indirect, special or consequential loss arising from any breach of the terms of this Agreement.

The user hereby accepts and confirms that HCBI does not make or categorically ensure any guarantee that the user will obtain a particular or favorable result, professional qualification or employment opportunity arising from the purchase and completion of the online training course. The video materials provided to you are provided “as is” and does not warrant or make any representations regarding the use or the results of the use of the materials in this site in terms of their correctness, accuracy, reliability, or otherwise.

Facts and information at this website are believed to be accurate at the time they were placed on the website. Changes may be made at any time without need of prior notice. All data provided on this website is to be used for educational purposes only.

You agree to treat as strictly private and confidential any Subscriber Code, username, user ID, or password which you may have received from HCBI, and all information to which you have access through password-protected areas of HCBI’s website and will not cause or permit any such information to be communicated, copied or otherwise divulged to any other person whatsoever.

Update of Information

These Terms of Use will apply to every access to HCBI, and reserves the right to issue revisions to these Terms of Use with a revised version that will henceforth apply to all users following the date of publication. Each access of information from HCBI will be a separate, discrete transaction based on the then prevailing terms.

Termination

HCBI shall be entitled to terminate these terms and conditions and cease to provide access to the services to the user with immediate effect in the event of (a) failure to fully pay the tuition fees when due, (b) act in an aggressive, bullying, offensive, threatening or harassing manner towards any trainor/instructor of HCBI during on-line live sessions, (c) cheat or plagiarize any work which the user is required to prepare or submit in connection with the services rendered or during any examination taken in connection with the services, and (d) are in breach of these terms and conditions.

These Terms of Use shall be governed by, construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the Republic of the Philippines, as it is applied to agreements entered into and to be performed entirely within such jurisdiction. Should HCBI be compelled to seek judicial relief against the user, the latter shall pay an amount equivalent to twenty percent (20%) of the amount claimed in the complaint as attorney’s fee (with a minimum of P200,000.00), aside from the cost of litigation and other incidental expenses which the law may entitle HCBI.

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