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HealthcareBrains.com - Terms & Conditions of Use

Your use of Healthcarebrains.com is subject to the following Terms & Conditions of Use, which you are deemed to accept by using the website.

Advertising Terms

HealthcareBrains.com is aimed specifically at healthcare professionals in Canada. As such our website and emails carry advertising from healthcare organizations as well as pharmaceutical and medical devices companies promoting individual products. All such advertising is intended only for our specified audience and not the general public. By registering to receive any content from us you confirm you are a healthcare professional and therefore suitable to receive relevant medical information and advertising as detailed above.

Additional Terms

Additional terms will apply to any transaction that you make through this website and to our use of your registration and other personal data (see Privacy Policy).

Copyright

The copyright and all other rights in the material on this website are owned by us or are included with the permission of the owner of the rights.

As a visitor to this website, you may, subject to what is said below, download a single copy of the material on this website on a single computer for your own private viewing purposes only. Single copies of pages from this website may be printed out for the sole purposes of enabling the person printing the page to retain a copy for their own personal records. No photography, filming or broadcast of the pages of this website is permitted without our prior written consent. Subject to this paragraph, all rights in material on this website are reserved to Healthcarebrains.com.

Prohibited Use

You agree not to use this website:

  • in such a way so as to remove the copyright or trade mark notice(s) from any copies of any material made in accordance with these terms;
  • to disseminate any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, "junk mail," "spam," "chain letters," "pyramid schemes," or any other form of solicitation;
  • to disseminate any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, damage, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment; or
  • in any way that might infringe third party rights or that might bring HealthcareBrains.com or any of its subsidiaries into disrepute.

User-Submitted Content

If you send any text, images, audio or other content to this website you accept that the files sent become the sole property of HealthcareBrains.com and that we shall have the right to use that content in perpetuity, throughout the world, in all known and discovered mediums and for all purposes and we shall have the right to make it available to the public on this website and otherwise. All material must comply with the online forum rules, set out below. We may require you to confirm the rights granted in this paragraph and where requested to do so you shall provide all reasonable assistance to us.

The information and availability

Whilst we take every care to ensure that the information on this website is accurate and complete, some of it may be supplied to us by third parties and we are unable to check its accuracy or completeness. You are advised to verify the accuracy of any information before relying on it. Further, due to the inherent nature of the Internet, errors, interruptions and delays may occur in the service at any time. Accordingly, this website is provided on an "AS IS" and "AS AVAILABLE" basis without any warranties of any kind and we do not accept any liability arising from any inaccuracy or omission in the information or interruption in availability.

The information on this website does not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of HealthcareBrains.com or any of its brands. Neither should any suggestions or advice contained on this website be relied upon in place of professional advice. You are responsible for checking the accuracy of relevant facts and opinions given on this website before entering into any commitment based upon them.

Links to Other Websites

On this website you may be offered automatic links to other websites. Whilst we hope you will be interested in those websites, you acknowledge that their owners are independent from us and we do not endorse or accept any responsibility for their content.

Computer Viruses

We will use reasonable activities to ensure that the website does not contain or promulgate any viruses or other malicious code. However, it is recommended that you should virus check all materials downloaded from the website and regularly check for the presence of viruses and other malicious code. We exclude to the fullest extent permitted by applicable laws all liability in connection with any damage or loss caused by computer viruses or other malicious code originating or contracted from the website.

Trade Marks

The following are trademarks of HealthcareBrains.com or its parent or sister companies and which may be registered in certain jurisdictions:

  • HealthcareBrains.com
  • HealthcareBrains.ca

No use of these trademarks is to be made by you except for the purpose of referring to HealthcareBrains.com or its associated brands lawfully and in good faith only.

Registration

On certain parts of this website we may require you to register and provide certain information about yourself and where you do this you agree to: (a) provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by the relevant registration form (such information being the "registration data") and (b) maintain and promptly update the registration data to keep it true, accurate, current and complete.

Our use of registration data and certain other information about you is subject to our Privacy Policy.

Your Username and Password

The registration processes on this website will involve you being allocated with a unique user name and/or password that gives you access to your website account. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your user name and password, and are fully responsible for all activities that occur through your website account. You agree to (a) immediately notify us if you become aware of any unauthorized use of your password or website account or any other breach of security, and (b) ensure that you exit from your website account at the end of each session. We cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with these requirements.

Online Forums - Rules of Acceptable Use

Reader response and any pages of the website where you are capable of posting material are provided for the exchange of lawful, relevant, fair and appropriate information, opinions and comment. Use of the website that is inconsistent with those stated intentions is strictly prohibited. Your use of these forums and the website generally is subject to the following terms which, by your use of the forums and the website, you are deemed to accept (and which amount to a non-exhaustive list of prohibited acts):

  • You may not use obscene or offensive language.
  • You may not place on the website any material which is defamatory, abusive, discriminatory or hateful or which applauds, encourages or entices abuse, discrimination or hate.
  • You may not post any material on the website which compromises the privacy or security of anyone other than yourself.
  • You may not place on the website any material which may encourage criminal conduct or which may give rise to civil liability, or which is otherwise unlawful.
  • You may not place on the site any material belonging to any person other than yourself without the prior written consent of the owner of it.
  • You may not place on the website advertisements or make commercial solicitations.
  • You may not place on the website any material that authorizes, enables or encourages the dissemination of junk mail or chain letters.
  • You grant HealthcareBrains.com the unrestricted right to use, reproduce, translate and distribute any material you place on the site.
  • Whilst we do not pre-screen submissions placed on our online forums, we do have the right (but not the obligation) at our sole discretion to review, edit, move or delete any material submitted to our online forums.
  • HealthcareBrains.com accepts no responsibility for any statements, material or other submissions placed on our online forums by you or any third party, or for any loss or damage resulting from your breach of these rules of acceptable use.
  • You agree to indemnify HealthcareBrains.com and their representatives and employees from any and all claims and liabilities (including legal fees) which arise from your statements, contributions or other submissions to our online forums, from any unauthorized use of material obtained from our online forums or otherwise from your breach of our Rules of Acceptable Use.

Removal of Content

We will not view or edit or pre-screen any contribution that you or anyone else make to the forums or to the website generally and therefore, unless we are specifically notified of the nature of any item of content, you cannot assume that we are responsible for having made it available on the website. We, and others that we designate, shall have the right (but not the obligation) at our sole discretion to refuse or remove any content that is posted to, or available on, the forums or the website without the need to give any reasons for doing so.

Content Objections

If you object to the publication of any material placed on our online forums (or anywhere else on this website) please let us know by emailing webcontent@healthcarebrains.com and we will take whatever action we deem appropriate.

Competition Terms & Conditions

These rules apply to all prize promotions including free draws; prize competitions and instant win offers. Depending on the nature of the competition there may be additional rules.

  1. Promotions are open to Canadian residents aged 18 and over.
  2. Prizes are non-transferable, non-negotiable and no cash alternatives will be offered.
  3. HealthcareBrains.com and the promoter reserve the right to substitute the prize for another prize of equal value.
  4. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY to enter the competitions unless otherwise stated on the promotional activity with a specific competition.
  5. By entering the prize draw, the entrant agrees to be bound by the rules and by any other requirements set out in the promotional material accompanying the promotion.
  6. By entering the promotion, the entrant agrees to these terms & conditions of use and the terms of the Privacy Policy. In addition, HealthcareBrains.com may pass your personal information to the promoters and their data processors. However, we always demand that those parties adhere to the same security procedures that we follow ourselves.
  7. It is assumed that by entering competitions, which if won, could result in time off work, your employer is in agreement to time off. When dates are specified they cannot be altered.
  8. Depending on the nature of the prize, its use or enjoyment may be subject to further conditions or restrictions.
  9. Winners will be notified by email on the day of the draw. Winners have ten (10) business working days to respond in full to the email or another winner will be drawn.
  10. By entering the promotion, the winner(s) consent(s) to any publicity generated as a result of the promotion, and use on this website at any time.
  11. Prize draws are open to all residents of Canada, except employees of HealthcareBrains.com (and its subsidiaries), the promoter and their immediate families, the promoters advertising agency and sales promotion consultancy, and anyone else connected with the creation and administration of the promotion.
  12. The website editor’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
  13. Only one entry per person. Spammers will be disqualified.
  14. HealthcareBrains.com will not accept responsibility for loss through technical fault, incomplete, illegible or other damaged entries. Proof of entry is not automatically proof of receipt.
  15. HealthcareBrains.com holds the promotional draw.

Other Promotions and Competitions

From time to time, we (or selected third parties) may include competitions, promotions or other offers on this website. Each such offer shall be subject to its own express terms and may not be available in all jurisdictions.

Severability

In the event that any term of these Terms & Conditions of Use is held to be invalid or unenforceable, the remainder of these Terms & Conditions of Use shall remain valid and enforceable.

Variation of these Terms & Conditions of Use

HealthcareBrains.com reserves the right to vary these Terms & Conditions of Use from time to time. Such variations become effective immediately upon the posting of the varied Terms & Conditions of Use on the website. By continuing to use the website you will be deemed to accept such variations.