Smoking Cessation Trust
SCT Management Services Terms and Conditions
These Terms and Conditions constitute a binding agreement between the user (“you”)
and The Smoking Cessation Trust Management Services, L3C (“SCTMS”) its subsidiaries,
parent, and affiliates, employees, officers, agents, representatives, trustees,
and directors (together “Smoking Cessation Trust Management Services, L3C”). By
agreeing to these Terms and Conditions, you acknowledge that you are requesting
to be considered for qualification as a Class Member for the Smoking Cessation Trust
Smoking Cessation Program and the ability to communicate with our SCT Management
Services team via the Internet using an electronic application.
Minimum User Requirements and Security
- A personal computer equipped with an Internet browser, Internet access and a valid
email account supported by software to enable you to receive email messages and
spam filters adjusted to accept email from www.smokingcessationtrust.org
Adobe Reader installed (To download a copy of Adobe Reader, please go to
- While SCT Management Services uses commercially accepted security, no system can
guard against risks of intentional intrusion or inadvertent disclosure of information.
When using the SCT Management Services application web page, information will be
transmitted over a medium that is beyond the control of SCT Management Services
and its contractors. YOU HEREBY EXPRESSLY ASSUME THE RISK OF ANY UNAUTHORIZED DISCLOSURE
OR INTENTIONAL INTRUSION, OR OF ANY DELAY, FAILURE, INTERRUPTION OR CORRUPTION OF
DATA OR OTHER INFORMATION TRANSMITTED IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF THIS SERVICE.
Once information is received by us, your information will be treated as confidential
and given the same protection that all other records that constitute “protected
health information” under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
(“HIPAA”) are given.
Security, Confidentiality and Usage Guidelines for My SCT Account
- Once you submit a completed application, an email notification will be sent to the
email address you provided on the application form to confirm your qualification
or denial as a Smoking Cessation Trust Class member. During your registration you
were allowed to set up a SCTMS user ID (Your Email Address) and a secure password.
Please DO NOT SHARE your password with anyone. The individual username and
password you choose when you first login to the SCTMS web page site are the keys
to protecting the confidentiality of your information. You are responsible for remembering
your SCTMS Account username and password and for keeping them confidential. We strongly
suggest writing down your SCTMS Account username and password and keep them in a
safe place for future reference. If you lose or forget your password, please use
the link provided on the “Login Screen” at WWW.SMOKINGCESSATIONTRUST.ORG
to reset your password. In addition, it is recommended that your periodically change
your password as a security measure.
- Verification of Identity and Proxies. You may request a SCTMS account for yourself,
or for another individual that you are legally authorized to act on behalf of as
a SCT Class Member. By accepting these Terms and Conditions, you certify that you
are legally authorized to open or access the account you are requesting and that
all information you have provided to SCT Management Services is true and correct
to the best of your knowledge. You further agree that in the event you request a
SCTMS account or information on behalf of a person that you are legally authorized
to act on behalf of, you will be required to provide documentation of your authority
(for example, a durable healthcare power of attorney) before you can complete registration
or access that person’s health information.
- You MUST provide us with your email address when activating your SCTMS account and
keep your email address current to ensure that you receive notification of newly
released information in a timely manner. You may also receive communications via
the United States Postal Service or other means from SCT Management Services.
- Our regular business hours are Monday through Friday, (excluding holidays) from
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
How SCT Management Services Protects Your Personal Health Information
- Notice of Privacy Practices. SCT Management Services considers the privacy of your
information to be one of the most important elements in our relationship with you
and one SCTMS takes very seriously. By accessing or using our web site, you acknowledge
that you have received a copy of SCT Management Services notice of Health Information
Privacy Practices, which may be accessed by clicking https://www.smokingcessationtrust.org/privacy
- SCT Management Services Privacy Statement. SCT Management Services is committed
to protecting the privacy of the information you send and receive through the SCT
Management Services. This Privacy Statement applies to the SCT site and governs
data collection and usage. By using the SCT site and creating a MY SCT account,
you consent to all terms and conditions described in this Privacy Statement, which
can be access by clicking https://www.smokingcessationtrust.org/privacy
- All communications between you and your SCTMS Account using the SCTMS Application
Web page (WWW.Smokingcessationtrust.org) are carried over a secure, connection.
While you may receive Internet e-mail messages notifying you of new messages, these
e-mails will not contain any of your personal health information.
Discontinuing Use of SCT Account
- You may discontinue your use of the SCT Account at anytime by deactivating your
account under the Account Management Section in the My SCT Account.
- SCT Management Services reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to limit or
discontinue your use of My SCT Account at any time and for any reason, including
but not limited to your use of My SCT Account on behalf of another person. You will
be notified if you're My SCT Account service is discontinued.
Site Access and Licenses
- SCT Management Services grants a limited license to each user to make personal use
only of the Web site and the associated services in accordance with these terms
and conditions of use. This license expressly excludes, without limitation, any
reproduction, duplication, sale, resale or other commercial use of the Web site
and the associated services, making any derivative of the Web site or the associated
services, the collection and use of user email addresses or other user information,
including, without limitation, health information or any data extraction or data
- Failure to comply with any of the Terms and Conditions contained herein may result
in revocation of a user’s license and cancellation of a user’s SCTMS Account including
the right to access information through the SCTMS web site on behalf of any proxies.
SCT Management Services reserves the right to report violations of law to appropriate
law enforcement agencies and to pursue all other rights and remedies available to
it under civil or criminal law. Utilization of the web site to commit or further
any fraudulent act may also result in your termination to continue to participate
in the Smoking Cessation Trust programs.
Links to Third Party Websites
This Web site may contain links to Web sites operated by other parties which might
have information on smoking cessation health topics of interest to you. These links
are provided for your general information and education only, and should NOT be
relied upon for personal diagnosis or treatment. SCT Management Services
does not sponsor or endorse any of these sites, nor does SCT Management Services
make any guarantee, warranty or representation regarding the accuracy of the information
contained on the Web sites. SCT Management Services has no control over the security
or privacy practices of these external Web sites. 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 and the privacy statements of the other Web sites.
Disclaimers of Warranties: SCT Web Site and My SCT Account
- The SCT Web Site and My SCT Account provides access to an online application and
registration form and a variety of smoking cessation-related topics. Although we
may update the content on this service from time to time, please note that the information
may change rapidly. The information on this site is provided AS-IS. SCT Management
Services makes no representations or endorsements about the suitability for any
purpose of products, information or services available through the SCT Web site.
SCT Management Services does not guarantee the timeliness, validity, completeness
or accuracy of information made available to you for any particular purpose. SCT
Management Services and its affiliates disclaim all warranties, conditions, either
express or implied, including but not limited to implied warranties of merchantability,
fitness for a particular use, title, and non-infringement, with regard to the products,
information and services contained or made available through the SCT Web site including
but not limited to the availability of this service, lack of viruses, worms, Trojan
horses, or other code that manifest contaminating or destructive properties, or
any failure to provide the service.
- Use of the SCT Web site and information contained on My SCT Account is intended
for educational and enrollment purposes only and should not be interpreted as a
recommendation for a specific treatment plan, product, or course of action. You
expressly acknowledge and agree that SCT Management Services, its subsidiaries,
affiliates, employees, its suppliers, licensees and sublicensees are not responsible
for the results of your decisions resulting from the use of the SCT Web site or
you're My SCT Account including, but not limited to, your choosing to seek or not
to seek Smoking Cessation services, or your choosing or not choosing specific treatment
based on the content.
Limitation of Liability
- Some of the material on SCT Web site and in the My SCT Account may be provided by
third parties and SCT Management Services shall not be held responsible for any
such third-party material. SCT Management services disclaims any responsibility
for or liability related to such third-party material. Any questions complaints
or claims related to any product should be directed to the appropriate third party.
- SCT Management Services shall not be liable for any loss, injury, illness, damages,
or claims of any kind resulting from your failure to timely read messages you may
receive from SCT Management Services or SCT Web site.
By using the SCT Web site including but not limited to My SCT Account, you agree
that the laws of the state of Louisiana, without regard to principles of conflict
of laws, will govern these Terms and Conditions of Use and any dispute that might
arise between you and SCT Management Services, its affiliates, employees, subsidiaries,
contractors, officers and directors. You expressly agree that exclusive jurisdiction
for any dispute with SCT Management Services, its affiliates, employees, subsidiaries,
contractors, officers and directors, resides in the courts of Orleans Parish, Louisiana
and you further agree and expressly consent to the exercise of personal jurisdiction
in the courts of Orleans Parish, Louisiana in connection with any claim involving
SCT Management Services, its affiliates, employees, subsidiaries, contractors, officers
and directors. Use of the SCT Web site is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that
does not give effect to the terms and conditions set forth herein.