Terms of Use

Updated January 4, 2024

Below are the Terms and Conditions of Use for Illinois Bone and Joint Institute, LLC ("IBJI", "We", "Our", or "Us"). We are committed to empowering our patients and other visitors to our websites ("Site") and mobile applications to make informed decisions, including decisions concerning the use of the Site and mobile applications. Please carefully review Our Website Terms and Conditions of Use ("Terms"), as they contain certain obligations and responsibilities that may affect your legal rights and ability to use the Site. IBJI reserves the right to revise these Terms at any time.

By accessing the Site or mobile applications or using any of the features or services provided on the Site or mobile applications, you agree to comply with and be bound by these Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree to the Terms please do not use or access the Site or mobile applications.

Important Notices

The information contained in this online site is solely intended to provide broad consumer understanding and knowledge of health care topics. This service is for educational purposes only and should in no way be taken to be the provision or practice of medical, nursing, or professional healthcare advice or services. The information should not be considered complete or used in place of a visit, call, consultation, or advice of your physician or other health care provider. The information obtained from this service is not exhaustive and does not cover all diseases, ailments, physical conditions, or their treatments. Please call or see your physician promptly if you have any healthcare-related questions.

The site contains links to websites operated by other parties. IBJI does not sponsor, operate, control, or endorse any of these sites, nor the information, products, or services provided by third parties through the Internet, nor does IBJI make any guarantee, warranty, or representation regarding the accuracy of the information contained on the websites. IBJI has no control over the security or privacy practices of these external websites. Use of other sites is strictly at your own risk including, but not limited to, any risks associated with destructive viruses. You are responsible for viewing and abiding by the terms and conditions of use of the other websites and reviewing their privacy statements.

SMS Text Messaging and Mobile App Use

IBJI takes very seriously its obligation to protect the confidentiality of your personal information. When you opt-in to use SMS text messaging and IBJI mobile apps, you agree to the following terms and conditions:

When you sign up for text messages from IBJI, you are signing up to receive text messages related to your relationship with IBJI, including updates related to your visits, your IBJI MyChart account, one-time passcode, billing notifications, prescription reminders, and care management. You can opt out of SMS messages by texting STOP to the respective phone number. Your opt-out request will generate one final message confirming that you have been unsubscribed. You will no longer receive SMS messages from the phone number you opted out from. If you want to join again, sign up using IBJI MyChart or text HELP to the phone number for instructions. If you are experiencing issues with the messaging program you can reply with the keyword HELP for more assistance. Carriers are not liable for delayed or undelivered messages. Message and data rates may apply for any messages sent or received. Message frequency may vary.

IBJI’s mobile applications for patients, including OrthoSync Connect for iOS and Android and IBJI Sports Access for iOS and Android, are intended to connect to servers and systems operated and maintained by IBJI to provide you secure mobile access to those systems and your health information.

Prohibit Use

Copyright - Except as otherwise expressly stated, all Content and Software appearing on this website are the copyrighted work of IBJI or third party content suppliers and are protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. The compilation (meaning the collection, arrangement and assembly) of all Content and Software is also the exclusive property of IBJI and is protected by U.S. and international copyright laws.

The use of the website or mobile apps does not grant any express or implied license, right or interest in or to any intellectual property or proprietary rights. Provided, however, you may download information from the website or mobile apps and print out a hard copy for your personal use provided that you do not remove or alter any copyright or other notice contained in the information. Except as otherwise expressly stated herein, you may not alter, modify, copy, distribute (for compensation or otherwise), transmit, display, perform, reproduce, reuse, post, publish, license, frame, download, store for subsequent use, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any Content obtained from this website, in whole or in part, including any text, images, audio, and video in any manner, without the prior written authorization of IBJI and any applicable third party suppliers. The use of Content, including images, by you, or anyone else authorized by you, is prohibited unless specifically permitted by IBJI. Any unauthorized use of text or images may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and applicable regulations and statutes. IBJIdoes not warrant or represent that your use of Content, Services, Software or any other materials displayed on this website will not infringe rights of third parties.

Trademarks and Service Marks - Certain trademarks, including but not limited to "IBJI", "Illinois Bone and Joint Institute, LLC", "OrthoSync", "OrthoAccess" and "HPI", are the registered service marks of IBJI or one of its affiliates. The domain name for this website (www.ibji.com), the IBJI logos, all page headers, custom graphics, and button icons are service marks, trademarks, logos, and/or trade dress of IBJI. All other trademarks, service marks, trade dress, product names, company names or logos, whether registered or not, on the website are the property of IBJI. In addition to complying with all applicable laws, you agree that you will not use any such trademarks, service marks, trade dress, or other logos from this website without the prior written authorization of IBJI.

Information submitted via this website - With the exception of any personal data or information you submit (which shall be maintained in accordance with our IBJI Privacy Policy), and except as otherwise stated below, any information you transmit to IBJI via this website, whether by direct entry, submission, electronic mail or otherwise, including data, questions, comments, or suggestions, will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary and will become the property of IBJI. Such information may be used for any purpose, including but not limited to reproduction, solicitations, disclosure, transmission, publication, broadcast, and posting. IBJI shall be free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques contained in any communication you send to IBJI via this website or by any other means for any purpose whatsoever, including, but not limited to, developing and marketing products using such information. However, nothing in these terms of use is meant to amend or conflict with any provision in a producer agreement relating to a producer’s ownership of its customer lists.

Designated Agent - We respond to notices of alleged copyright infringement under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (the "DMCA"). If you believe content on our website may be infringing your copyright(s), contact our designated agent at:

Attn: Legal Department
900 Rand Road, Suite 300
Des Plaines, IL 60016
Phone: +1 (847) 324-3060

Indemnification and Disclaimer of Liability

Use of this website is at your own risk and does not establish a treatment relationship. By accessing this website you agree that IBJI will not be held liable for damages of any kind occurring from the use of this website or by content provided on the website. 

Privacy Policy

Please also review our Privacy Policy (https://www.ibji.com/privacy-policy/) which outlines how IBJI collects, stores, and manages your personal information.

Contact Us

If you have questions about our Terms and Conditions of Use, contact us by:

Email: legal@ibji.com
Mail: Illinois Bone and Joint Institute, LLC, 900 Rand Road, Suite 300, Des Plaines, IL 60016
Phone: (847) 324-3060

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