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Website Terms of Use

These Terms of Use apply to the websites for The Joint Commission and The Joint Commission Resources, Inc. (JCR) with its division Joint Commission International. (collectively, "The Joint Commission").


All materials posted on this site are subject to copyrights owned by The Joint Commission. The Joint Commission hereby provides limited permission to the user (you) of this site to reproduce, retransmit, or reprint for such user's own personal use part or all of any document on this site as long as the copyright notice and permission notice contained in such document or portion thereof is included in such reproduction, retransmission, or reprinting. All other reproduction, retransmission, or reprinting of all or part of any document found on this site is expressly prohibited, unless The Joint Commission has expressly granted its prior written consent. All other rights reserved. See the Reprint Permission Policy.

Disclaimers and Third Party Content/Websites

Information and services may be provided outside The Joint Commission websites as a benefit and service in furtherance of The Joint Commission's mission. The Joint Commission makes no warranties or representations about the suitability of this information and these services for any particular purpose.

There are links and pointers to third party websites or content contained within the The Joint Commission websites. These sites or content referenced or linked from the The Joint Commission websites may not be under Joint Commission control. Joint Commission does not assume any responsibility or liability for any information, communications or materials available at such linked sites or content, or at any link contained in a linked site or third party content. Each individual site has its own set of policies with regard to information contained within the site. User assumes sole responsibility for use of third party content, links, and pointers.

Although this site includes links providing direct access to other internet sites, the Joint Commission has not participated in their development and does not monitor or exert any editorial control over these sites. Further, any such linkages do not constitute a Joint Commission endorsement of products and services appearing on other websites.

By accessing links or references within The Joint Commission websites, the user assumes all risks associated with the use of this site, including any risk to user's computer, software or data being damaged by virus or malware, software, or any other file which might be transmitted or activated via the Joint Commission websites or user's access to it. The Joint Commission shall not in any event be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, special, incidental, or consequential damages, including, without limitation, lost revenues, or lost profits, arising out of or in any way connected with the use or misuse of the information or lack of information on the The Joint Commission websites or with the delay or inability to use this web site, or from any information, documents, services, software, or other material obtained through this web site, or otherwise arising out of the use of the websites, whether based on contract, tort, strict liability or otherwise, even if The Joint Commission and/or any of its employees/affiliates has been advised of the possibility of damages. The Joint Commission shall not be liable for any loss or injury caused in whole, or in part, by its actions, omissions, or contingencies beyond its control, including in procuring, compiling, or delivering the information, or arising out of any errors, omissions, or inaccuracies in the information regardless of how caused, or arising out of any user's decision, or action taken or not taken in reliance upon information furnished.

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Last Updated: 10 October 2019