Terms of Use

TERMS OF USE

Medicentres

PLEASE CAREFULLY READ THE FOLLOWING GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS RELATING TO YOUR USE OF THIS SITE. BY USING THIS SITE, YOU AGREE TO ABIDE BY THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE.

You must not post on or transmit through the Website any content which is defamatory, obscene, pornographic, harmful or in any way detrimental to the cultural and religious sensitivities of the Middle East and North Africa;

You must not post or otherwise make available any content that infringes or may infringe the rights of any third party;

You may not copy, download, republish, reproduce, broadcast, stream, or in anyway make available any content on the Website, except for where it is strictly for your own personal, non-commercial use.

You acknowledge and agree that We are not responsible for the availability of or the content on any third party website you access through the Website. You agree not to hold us liable for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of your dealings with third party websites and/or content.

All rights in the content contained on the Website, including but not limited to copyright, trade mark rights, design rights, and confidential information shall remain at all times vested in Us or our licensor(s). You agree that by posting, uploading or otherwise making available on the Website any content or materials, you grant to us and Our licensors and/or assigns an irrevocable, royalty-free worldwide licence to use that content in any manner whatsoever. Use under the licence extends to copying, adapting, editing, modifying, distributing, broadcasting, streaming or otherwise making available to third parties.

We reserve the right to change these terms and conditions at any time. If at any time you choose not to accept any of these terms and conditions, please do not use this site. We shall not be liable, whether in contract or tort or otherwise, for any loss or damage whatsoever in connection with your use of the Website, whether direct or indirect, including damage to software, hardware, damage for loss of business, loss of profits or any other consequential loss. We do not exclude Our liability for death or personal injury resulting from Our or that of Our agents’ or employees’ negligence.

We make no warranties, whether expressed or implied, in relation to any aspect of the content on the Website, or the accuracy, timing or reliability of any statements made.

You agree to indemnify Us and/or any of Our affiliates and Our and their officers, directors and employees immediately on demand, against all claims, liabilities, damages, costs and expenses, including reasonable legal fees, arising out of your breach of these terms and conditions, or any other liabilities arising out of your use of the Website.

We shall have the right to terminate immediately your use of the Website, if We determine at Our sole discretion that you have breached any of these terms and conditions of use, or otherwise been engaged in conduct which we determine in Our sole discretion to be unacceptable.

In the event that any of these terms and conditions are invalid or unenforceable by reason of the application of any law, such provision(s) shall be severed and deleted from these terms and conditions and the remainder shall continue to have full force and effect.

These terms and conditions shall be governed by the laws of the United Arab Emirates and you and Us shall submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Dubai Courts.

Social Media Terms of Use

These terms of use set out the terms on which you may access and use Medicentres social media channels (including, Blogs without limitation Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Google+, Instagram).  By using any of those channels, you indicate that you accept these terms and agree to abide by them.

Medicentres (“we” and “us”)We  may revise these terms at any time by amending this page. By accessing any of our social media channels, you agree to check these terms regularly from time to time and to take notice of any changes to them. Your continued access to and use of our social media channels following an update to the terms shall constitute your acceptance of those updated terms.

User Content

The opinions and or views expressed by users on our social media channels represent the thoughts of individual users, and not those of Medicentres, any of our affiliates or any of their respective directors, officers, employees, research staff, medical staff or management.

We make a reasonable effort to monitor and moderate content posted by users, but do not monitor or moderate all content and cannot always remove content that infringes these terms. We may review, edit and/or delete any content we deem inappropriate, without notice to the user who posted the content.

You agree not to post any content or comment that:

  • is abusive or hurtful  to or in respect of another user, Medicentres or any third party organisation;

  • includes off-topic or redundant content (including promotional material not related to or affiliated with Medicentres.

  • includes foul or offensive language;

  • includes personal attacks or defamatory content (i.e., making negative personal or untrue comments);

  • could violate the privacy of our patients, their families, or any other individual or organisation; or

  • could breach applicable laws.

You should exercise caution when posting information (in particular any medical information).  We recommend that you do not disclose personal identifiable information such as your location, medical records or financial information.

By submitting content, you confirm that you understand and acknowledge that the content is available to the public, and that we may use it for internal and external promotional, or other purposes. We are unable to control the use that other users make of posted content and, therefore, please do not post content that you do not wish to be published, copied and/or reprinted.

We further reserve the right to, immediately and without notice or liability, limit, suspend, or terminate any individual user’s ability to post content to any of our social media channels.

Patient confidentiality

For reasons of patient confidentiality, we are unable to respond to requests, made via social media sites, to provide information about any of our patients.

Availability of social media channels

We may suspend access to social media sites, or close any of them indefinitely.

Disclaimer

Information posted on our social media channels is not intended to be medical advice and should not be considered medical advice, nor is it intended to replace consultation with a qualified physician or other health care provider. We make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, currency, completeness or adequacy of content on our social media channels. We expressly disclaim liability for errors and omissions in such content and for any loss or damage suffered by any person relying on such.

All links to other websites linked from our social media sites are provided as a service to users, but such linkage does not constitute our endorsement of those sites and we are not responsible for content on them.