Terms of Use

Welcome to the Mechanisms in Hematology Application (hence forward referred to as the “MIH Application ”). This application is developed and published by Mechanisms in Medicine Inc. (hence forward referred to as “MIM”) with consent from Core Health Services Inc. (hence forward referred to as “Core”). The terms “We/we”, “Us/us”, and “Our/our” collectively refers to “MIM and Core”, while the terms “You/you” and “Your/your” will refer to you, the user of this application .

Please take a moment to read the Terms of Use carefully before using this application . To use this application you must consent to the Terms of Use.

The MIH Application includes any application or service operating within the MIH Application environment.

By using the MIH Application , you acknowledge that you understand and agree to the Terms of Use. If you do not agree to the Terms of Use, do not use the MIH Application.

MIM may choose to revise and update the Terms of Use at any time. You are encouraged to review the Terms of Use periodically for the latest information. Your continued usage of the MIH Application will signify your acceptance of any revisions and changes to the Terms of Use.

INDEX:
1. Copyright Information
2. General
3. The MIH Application Does Not Provide Medical Advice
4. Content Scope of Use
5. Liability
6. User Submissions
7. Links to Other Sites
8. User Privacy
9. Indemnity
10. Jurisdiction
11. Terms of Use Violation(s) Will Be Reported
12. Complete Agreement

1. Copyright Information

Copyright © Core Health Services Inc. Developed and published in 2014 by Mechanisms in Medicine Inc. with consent from Core Health Services Inc. Mechanisms™ is a trademark of Core Health Services Inc. All rights reserved.

The MIH Application is owned and operated by MIM and Core. The presentation of all materials, including text, images, animations, trademarks, logos, used within the MIH Application are protected by the applicable laws as regards intellectual property and are owned by MIM and Core, or have been subjected to authorization of use granted to it. MIM and Core reserve the right to take legal action against any counterfeit of its intellectual property rights.

This application is protected by U.S., Canadian, and foreign copyright laws.

No material may be copied, reproduced, modified, republished, uploaded, distorted, transmitted or distributed in any way, on any support, in total or in part, for commercial use or distribution without the prior written permission of the copyright holders, Mechanisms in Medicine Inc. and Core Health Services Inc. Please contact us with permission requests through the application’s Contact Us page.

Authorized use of visuals and content, whether constituting the MIH Application or included within it, must not be distorted, modified or altered in any way whatsoever. The following notice shall appear on all authorized copies of all or part of the content of the MIH Application "© Core Health Services Inc. All rights reserved".

2. General

MIM and Core are based in the Province or Ontario, Canada and make no claim that the MIH Application and its content are specifically appropriate outside of Canada, even though the application may be downloaded outside of Canada. By accessing the MIH Application from outside of Canada, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for ensuring that your use of the MIH Application complies with the laws of your jurisdiction.

3. The MIH Application Does Not Provide Medical Advice

The content of the MIH Application, including text, graphics, images, photos, links, and other material contained in the MIH Application (hence forward referred to as “the Content”) are for informational purposes only. The Content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, prognosis, treatment, or treatment recommendations in any way or fashion.

If you have a medical condition, or think you may be developing one, consult your physician or other qualified health provider for advice. Never ignore or delay seeking professional medical advice because of something you have read or viewed on the MIH Application.

MIM and Core invite you to view and use this application for your informational, non-commercial use only. MIM and Core do not recommend or endorse any specific tests, physicians, procedures, opinions, services, products, or other information that may be mentioned within the MIH Application. Reliance on any of the Content provided by MIM, Core, MIH Application contributors (including authors and editors), or MIM and Core employees, is solely at your own risk.

4. Content Scope of Use

Download of the MIH Application and its content is permitted solely for your personal and non-commercial use. Except as otherwise indicated in the Terms of Use, no part of the Content within this application may be copied, downloaded, reconstructed, stored, or redistributed for any other purpose without the express written permission of MIM or Core. Please contact us with permission requests through the application's Contact Us feature.

The Content is protected by U.S., Canadian, and foreign copyright laws. Copyright to the Content remains with MIM and Core. Any use of the Content not expressly permitted by the Terms of Use is a breach of this agreement and may violate copyright, trademark, and other laws. Content and features are subject to change or may terminate without notice. All rights not expressly granted herein are reserved to MIM and Core.

If you are reported to be in violation of the Terms of Use, your activity will be reported and your permission to access the MIH Application could be revoked.

5. Liability

The use of the MIH Application and the Content is at your own risk, and are provided to you on an “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE” basis without warranty of any kind either expressed or implied. MIM and Core have used reasonable efforts to include accurate and up-to-date information in this application; however, MIM, Core, and our suppliers make no representations or warranties about the accuracy, reliability, completeness, currentness, or timeliness of the Content or communications provided through the use of the MIH Application. While this information was believed to be accurate as of the date it was published, MIM and Core disclaim any duty or obligation to update this information. You are responsible for verifying any information before relying on it.

In no circumstance shall MIM, Core or any third parties mentioned in the MIH Application, be held liable for any damages resulting from the use of, misuse of, or inability to use the MIH Application or the Content, including, without limitation, incidental and consequential damages, personal injury (including death), damages resulting from lost data or business interruption, or lost profits, whether or not MIM, Core, our suppliers, or any third parties mentioned on the MIH Application are advised of the possibility of such damages.

When downloading the MIH Application, information will be transmitted over a medium beyond the direct control and jurisdiction of MIM or Core. MIM and Core assume no liability for delay, failure, interruption, or corruption of any data transmitted in connection with the use of the MIH Application.

6. User Submissions

Any information you submit to MIM or Core, whether by letter or email, be it business-related, personal, or otherwise, will be governed by the following and agreed to by you:

(6.1a) You agree that you will not send or transmit to MIM or Core any communication or content that infringes or violates any rights of any party.

(6.1b) If you are a healthcare professional, you will not submit any information that could directly identify a patient or any information for which you do not have all necessary consents or authorizations to disclose.

(6.2) You will only submit content that complies with applicable law, and will not submit content that is abusive, defamatory, obscene, infringing, threatening, repetitive, otherwise inappropriate, or that contains any viruses or other software that may adversely affect the operation of another's computer.

(6.3) You understand and agree that any information, ideas, concepts, know-how, techniques, or invention submitted shall be deemed non-confidential for all intent and purposes.

(6.4) You grant MIM and Core worldwide, non-exclusive license to use any submitted content in a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable manner with the right to use, copy, modify, create derivative works from, edit, translate, transmit, publish, distribute, perform, and/or display any such content or communication via any media or medium, of any form, format, or forum now known or hereafter developed, for any purpose whatsoever.

MIM and Core may choose to sublicense our rights through multiple tiers of sublicences. Any information, ideas, concepts, know-how, techniques, or inventions, be they private or proprietary, that you wish to keep should not be submitted to MIM or Core.

For every submission we do receive, we will try to respond in a timely fashion, though we may not always be able to do so.

7. Links to Other Sites

In certain areas, the MIH Application may provide links to web sites operated by third parties. These links to other web sites are solely provided as a convenience to you, and access to any other web sites from this application is at your own risk. The linked sites are not under the control of MIM or Core. We are not responsible for the content hosted on third-party sites, maintenance of these sites, or any links made available on such sites, and disclaim all liability with regard to your access to these web sites. MIM and Core do not endorse any product, service, or advertisement of any kind on these sites. MIM and Core do not make any representations regarding the accuracy of content found through the links provided. Your use of third-party sites is at your own risk and subject to the terms of use, conditions, and/or policies inherent to those sites. If you discover that a link provided on the MIH Application no longer works or links to the incorrect web site or web page, please contact us through the application’s Contact Us page.

8. User Privacy

MIM and Core understand how important the privacy of your personal information is to you and respect your right to privacy. All personal information collected by us is for the express purpose of gathering your feedback and inquiries so we can adequately respond to your needs. Any information collected is held on a strictly confidential basis and will not be used or disclosed for any marketing or advertising purposes.

Personal information is collected about you only if you choose to contact us via the Contact Us page in the MIH Application. Personal information such as your name, email address, health occupation (if applicable), and your message or inquiry will be asked of you so we can best serve you. Other than your email address, you are not required to disclose any other information, unless you choose to do so. If you wish to update your personal information that we have previously collected, you can choose to notify us with the updated details in the message body of your email. If you do not want any of your personal information collected, you should not use the Contact Us page in the application.

MIM and Core will take reasonable security measures to protect and retain the personal information you provide, as necessary to comply with legal obligations, resolve disputes, and to enforce our agreements if deemed necessary. The personal information collected from you is protected, secured, and retained with technical, physical, and administrative safeguards put into practice. While we will ensure the best precautions are taken to protect your personal information, the risk of an unauthorized third-party circumventing our security systems, or intercepting your information transmitted over Wi-Fi network connections, cannot be entirely eliminated.

In the course of providing products or services to MIM and Core, contractors, suppliers, and/or vendors may be required from time to time. This may include providing us with technology services, operation, and/or maintenance upgrades with respect to the MIH Application. MIM and Core contractually enforce contractors and suppliers in our service to protect the privacy of your personal information, as is consistent with the User Privacy section in the Terms of Use. Contractors in service to us are legally bound to not use or disclose your personal information, for any purpose whatsoever, and are limited to providing any service involving this information to and for MIM and Core exclusively.

You should be aware that any personal information you offer to third-party web sites outside of the MIH Application, is not subject to the Terms of Use and User Privacy section pertaining to this application. MIM and Core do not endorse and are not responsible for the privacy practices of these third-party web sites and you should always review and understand their posted terms and policies prior to using their web sites.

Please be aware that this section on User Privacy does not extend beyond the personal information you provide to us. Information, ideas, concepts, know-how, techniques, or inventions that you submit to us, as covered in the User Submissions section, will be deemed the property of MIM and Core and enforced by the Terms of Use. If you want to keep such aforementioned content private or proprietary, do not submit them to MIM or Core.

If you have any further questions about how your personal information or privacy is maintained and stored you can contact us through the application’s Contact Us page.

9. Indemnity

If you violate the Terms of Use, in part or whole, or if you misuse this application, you agree to defend, indemnify and hold MIM, Core, our directors, employees, content providers, affiliates, subsidiaries, contractors, and suppliers harmless from any and all liability including any claims, actions or demands, legal costs, expenses, and attorneys' fees that arise from, or are alleged to result from, your violation or misuse of the Terms of Use pertaining to this application.

10. Jurisdiction

The laws of the Province of Ontario and any applicable federal laws of Canada shall govern your use of the MIH Application. You consent that the courts of the Province of Ontario shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any dispute arising out of your use of this application, or for any claim or dispute involving MIM, Core, our directors, employees, content providers, affiliates, subsidiaries, contractors, or suppliers.

11. Terms of Use Violation(s) Will Be Reported

Infringement of the Terms of Use will be reported in an effort to protect the rights of MIM and Core, the copyright owners and developers.

12. Complete Agreement

Except as may be expressly provided, the Terms of Use constitute the entire agreement between you and us with respect to the use of the MIH Application and its content.

Thank you for your cooperation and for choosing the MIH Application. We hope this application serves as a convenient and informative educational resource. Questions or comments regarding the MIH Application, including any reports of non-functioning links, unresponsive buttons, blank images, etc. can be submitted using our Contact Us feature or through post mail to the following address: Mechanisms in Medicine Inc., 200 – 30 Glen Cameron Rd, Thornhill, Ontario, L3T 1N7, CANADA.

Last updated: May 6, 2014

Copyright © Mechanisms in Medicine Inc. Developed and published in 2014 by Mechanisms in Medicine Inc. with consent from Core Health Services Inc. Mechanisms™ is a trademark of Core Health Services Inc. All rights reserved.




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