Terms of Use

These Terms of Use and Security Policies (“Terms of Use“) are issued on behalf of College of Healthcare Information Management Executives  (“CHIME“) and its affiliates, so the terms “CHIME Organization“, “we“, “us” and “our” mean, collectively, CHIME, College of Healthcare Information Management Executives Foundation, CHIME Technologies, Inc., CHIME Education Foundation, CHIME Healthcare Innovation Trust, membership groups of the CHIME Organizations and any other future organizations formed by CHIME (collectively, the “CHIME Organizations“).

By accessing or using a CHIME Organization website (including opioidactioncenter.com,  www.chimecentral.org, www.aehit.org, www.aehis.org, and www.aehia.org) (collectively, referred to herein as the “CHIME website” or “website“), you agree to comply with and be bound by these Terms of Use.  Please read these Terms of Use carefully, as well as CHIME’s Privacy Policy, which is incorporated by this reference. If you do not agree with these Terms of Use, you must immediately terminate use of the CHIME website.

  1. Right to Access and Restrictions

You are granted a personal, revocable, limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable license to access and use the CHIME website conditioned on your continued acceptance of, and compliance with, these Terms of Use.  CHIME reserves the right to bar, restrict or suspend any user’s access to the CHIME website, and/or to terminate this license at any time for any reason. CHIME reserves any rights not explicitly granted in these Terms of Use.  Unless otherwise expressly stated in these Terms of Use or you receive CHIME’s prior written consent, you may not modify, translate, create derivative works of, copy, distribute, market, display, remove or alter any proprietary notices or labels from, lease, sell, sublicense, clone, transfer, decompile, reverse engineer, or incorporate into any information retrieval system (electronic or mechanical), the CHIME website, any CHIME Content (as defined below), or any portion thereof. Further, you may not: (a) use the CHIME website for any unauthorized or illegal purpose or activity including, any activity to obtain or attempt to obtain unauthorized access to the CHIME website, including CHIME Content; (b) interfere with the proper working of the CHIME website including the transmission of any virus, worm, trap door, back door, timer, clock, Trojan horse, or other limiting routine, instruction or design; or (c) interfere with any other person’s use and enjoyment of the CHIME website.

  1. Personal Login Information

Certain features and areas of the CHIME website are available only with registration, login and/or a paid membership. If you are required to register and select a unique login and password (“Personal Login Information“), you must keep your Personal Login Information confidential. Your Personal Login Information is personal to you and you may not allow any third party to use it under any circumstances. None of the CHIME Organizations are not liable for any harm caused by or related to the theft, misappropriation, disclosure, or unauthorized use of your Personal Login Information. You must contact CHIME immediately if you become aware of or believe there is or may have been any unauthorized use of your Personal Login Information, or otherwise wish to deactivate your Personal Login Information due to security concerns.

  1. Proprietary Rights

The content of the CHIME website includes: (a) trademarks, service marks, logos, brands, and brand names, trade dress and trade names and other distinctive identification of the CHIME Organizations (collectively “CHIME Marks“); and (b) information, data, materials, interfaces, computer code, databases, products, services, software applications and tools, text, images, photographs, audio and video material, and artwork; and (c) the design, structure, selection, compilation, assembly, coordination, expression, functionalities, applications, look and feel, and arrangement of any content contained in or available through the CHIME website (the items identified in subsections (a), (b) and (c) shall be collectively referred to herein as “CHIME Content“). CHIME Content is the property of the applicable CHIME Organization, their licensors, sponsors, partners, advertisers, content providers or other third parties and is protected by law, including United States copyright, trade secret, patent, and trademark law, as well as other state, national and international laws, treaties and regulations. The reproduction, transmission, distribution, sale, publication, broadcast, circulation or dissemination of any CHIME Content by you, or by you through any other person or entity, is prohibited unless express written consent is separately obtained from the applicable CHIME Organization or the owner of such content if a CHIME Organization is not the owner, as applicable. Any use of the CHIME Marks without CHIME’s express written consent is strictly prohibited. You may not alter, delete, obscure or conceal any copyright or other notices appearing in the CHIME Content, including any such notices appearing on any CHIME Content you are permitted to download, transmit, display, print, or reproduce from the CHIME website.

  1. Third Party Information

The CHIME website may feature materials, information, products, and services provided by third parties. Any such information, including articles, press clippings, opinions, advice, statements, services, offers or other information made available by third parties such as content providers and other users of the CHIME website are those of the respective third party and not of any CHIME Organization. None of the CHIME Organizations make any representation with respect to, nor do they guarantee or endorse, the quality, non-infringement, accuracy, completeness, timeliness, or reliability of such third party materials, information, services or products.

  1. Advertisers

The CHIME website may contain advertisements of third parties. The inclusion of advertisements on the CHIME website does not imply endorsement of the advertised products or services by any CHIME Organization. The CHIME Organizations shall not be responsible for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the presence of such advertisements on the CHIME website.  Further, none of the CHIME Organizations shall be responsible or liable for the statements or conduct of any third party advertiser appearing on the CHIME website. You shall be solely responsible for any correspondence or transactions you have with any third party advertiser.

  1. Links to Third Party Websites

The CHIME website may provide links to other sites on the Internet. These other sites are maintained by third parties over whom the CHIME Organizations exercise no control. The appearance of any such third party links is not intended to and does not constitute an endorsement by any CHIME Organization of any particular company or product. If you decide to access any of the third party sites linked to the CHIME website, you do so entirely at your own risk.

  1. Disclaimer

The CHIME website is provided “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE.”   None of the CHIME Organizations and none of the  employees, officers or trustees, agents, representatives, suppliers, advertisers, promotional partners or licensors of the CHIME Organizations (collectively “CHIME Parties“) provide any express or implied representation or warranty of any kind, including without limitation, any representation or warranty that: (a) the CHIME website or CHIME Content, or any results that may be obtained by you, are complete, accurate, reliable or non-infringing; (b) access to the CHIME website will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error free; (c) the quality of any products, services, information or other material purchased or obtained by you through the CHIME website will meet your expectations; or (d) CHIME Content will remain unchanged or accessible on the CHIME website. All warranties, express or implied, are disclaimed to the fullest extent permitted by law, including any warranty of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and/or non-infringement of intellectual property.

  1. Information We May Collect and How We May Use and Distribute Your Information

For information about the CHIME Organizations’ collection, use and disclosure of your personal information, please read the CHIME Organizations’ Privacy Policy, which is incorporated into and made a part of these Terms of Use.

  1. User Obligations

You warrant that you will abide by all applicable local, state, national and international laws and regulations with respect to your use of the CHIME website and not interfere with the use and enjoyment of the CHIME website by other users or with the CHIME’s operation and management of the CHIME website. You will, at all times, provide true, accurate, current, authorized, and complete information when submitting information or materials on the CHIME website, including, without limitation, information required to be provided through a CHIME registration form. If any false, inaccurate, untrue, unauthorized or incomplete information is submitted by you, CHIME reserves the right to terminate your access to and use of the CHIME website. You warrant that you will not impersonate any other person or entity, whether actual or fictitious, when using the CHIME website, or defame or otherwise harm any party, including the CHIME Organizations, through your use of the CHIME website.

  1. User-Generated Content

The CHIME Organizations do not claim ownership of content that you post on or through the CHIME website, such as comments or posts that you submit on forums, blogs, or other websites (“User-Generated Content“). You acknowledge that you alone are fully responsible for the User-Generated Content you submit and that you own or have the rights to use the User-Generated Content. You agree that by submitting the User-Generated Content, you hereby grant to the CHIME Organizations a perpetual, non-exclusive, fully paid and royalty-free, transferable, sublicensable, worldwide license to use, download, duplicate, display, distribute, modify and create derivative works of the User-Generated Content, subject to the CHIME Organizations’ Privacy Policy.

  1. Security

CHIME has implemented safeguards designed to protect the integrity, security and confidentiality of your personal information from unauthorized use or disclosure.  Access to personal information is limited to select personnel and the information is stored in an encrypted format.  Each CHIME Organization is required to follow the same rules when processing your personal information.  Please note, however, that no transmission over the Internet is completely secure or error-free and that the safeguards and controls utilized and maintained by us may be subject to compromise.

  1. Notice to Minors

The CHIME Organizations do not offer or sell products or services for purchase by children.  If you are under 18 years of age, you may not purchase products or services from, and you should not provide information to, the CHIME Organizations without the involvement and consent of a parent or guardian.

  1. Limitation of Liability

THE CHIME ORGANIZATIONS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE, AND DISCLAIM ANY LIABILITY, FOR ANY CLAIM, LOSS OR DAMAGE, DIRECT OR INDIRECT, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, COMPENSATORY, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER IN CONNECTION WITH OR ARISING OUT OF ANY MATTER RELATING TO THESE TERMS OF USE, THE CHIME WEBSITE OR CHIME CONTENT. In the event you are dissatisfied with, or dispute, these Terms of Use, the CHIME website and/or the CHIME Content, your sole right and exclusive remedy is to terminate your use of the CHIME website, even if that right or remedy is deemed to fail of its essential purpose. You confirm that the CHIME has no other obligation, liability or responsibility to you or any other party.

  1. Changes to the Terms of Use

The CHIME Organizations reserve the right to revise these Terms of Use at any time in its sole discretion by posting revised Terms of Use to the CHIME website.  Your use of the CHIME website signifies your acceptance of all the terms and conditions contained within the Terms of Use posted at the time of your use.  You will be responsible for regularly reviewing the Terms of Use posted to the CHIME website.

  1. Governing Law; Jurisdiction

These Terms of Use and all matters regarding your use of the CHIME website shall be governed by, construed and enforced only in accordance with the laws of the state of Illinois (excluding any conflict of laws provisions that would refer to and apply the substantive laws of another jurisdiction).  Any suit or proceeding relating to the Agreement shall be brought only in the federal or state courts located in the Cook County, Illinois.  THE PARTIES EACH CONSENT TO THE SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE PERSONAL JURISDICTION AND VENUE OF THE STATE AND FEDERAL COURTS LOCATED IN THE COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS. 

  1. Contacting a CHIME Organization

We welcome your comments, suggestions, or questions about these Terms of Use. We also welcome members’ requests to elect not to receive certain forms of communication from a CHIME Organization or a third party.

Please contact us:

By email at: [email protected]

By phone at:  (734) 665-0000

By fax at:   (734) 665-4922


By mail at: CHIME / CHIME Foundation710 Avis Drive

Suite 200

Ann Arbor, MI  48108

Attn: Website Privacy


CHIME Opioid Action Center

710 Avis Drive, Suite 200
Ann Arbor, MI 48108


Phone: 1.734.665.0000


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