By accepting these Terms and Conditions, I warrant that I have completed 18 years of age as on date of this agreement and that I have fully read and understood the Terms and Conditions as set forth in this agreement, without any impairment in judgment resulting from (but not limited to) mental illness, mental handicap, intoxication, medication, or any other health or other problem that could impair judgment.
I acknowledge that Heidelberg Medical Consultancy & Health Tourism Pvt. Ltd. is the owner of the domain name and website, heart-consult.com (from now on referred to as, “the website” or “Heart Consult” or “the site”). I also absolve professionals engaged by Heidelberg Medical Consultancy & Health Tourism Pvt. Ltd., who offer services through the website from any responsibility or liability whatsoever, for any medical, legal or financial events or outcomes related to services attained by me through the use of medical second opinion (also referred at Heart Consult as ”online cardiologist consultation” or ”online cardiology consultation” or “queries” or “video consultations” or “video consults” or “phone consults” or “phone queries” or “phone consultations” or “video queries” or “direct query to a doctor” or “follow-up query” or “free query” or “paid query” or “common query” or “consultation” or “appointment”). I also understand and use the website accepting that it is being provided on an as is basis.
I expressly agree that the exclusive jurisdiction for any dispute with Heart Consult, or in any way relating to use of the Site, resides in the courts of Trivandrum, Kerala, India. I further agree and expressly consent to the exercise of personal jurisdiction in the courts of Trivandrum, India in connection with any such dispute including any claim involving Heart Consult or its affiliates, subsidiaries, employees, contractors, officers, directors, telecommunication providers, and content providers.
I understand that these Terms and Conditions are governed by the internal substantive Indian laws of the land, without respect to its conflict of laws principles. If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms and Conditions, which shall remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any of these Terms and Conditions at any one point of time shall be deemed as a further or continuing waiver of such term or condition or any other term or condition a subsequent occasion.
These Terms and Conditions constitute the entire agreement between the parties and supersede all other agreements relating to this subject matter, and set out the complete legal relationship between Heart Consult and me arising from or connected with this subject matter. For the voidance of doubt, in the case of any conflict between these Terms and Conditions, and any other agreement, these Terms and Conditions will prevail over all or any of them.
The contents on the portal are provided by Heart Consult for use by the online users as a quick reference of information about cardiologists, hospitals and other healthcare services providers. The listing of the cardiologists, hospitals and other healthcare services providers on the portal is not intended as a tool for verifying the credentials, qualifications, or abilities of any person or organization. Inclusion in the Directory Listing does not imply recommendation or endorsement nor does omission in the Directory Listing imply Heart Consult disapproval. The Doctors in Heart Consult medical panel are registered medical practitioners in their respective countries.
Any information provided by Heart Consult employees including the doctors on helpline (video consulting, Phone, Live Chat and Email) provided to me to make a more informed decision. Heart Consult will not be responsible or liable in any manner whatsoever for any damages or any loss (including that of health, life, limb or livelihood) of any kind because of following the advice or instruction given by Heart Consult employees, owners, directors, doctors, moderators, associates, contractors and online users.
I also agree to always seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions I may have regarding a medical condition. I further agree never to disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something that has been read on Heart Consult’s website or have had Live video consulting or online chat or phone call or Email communication with an Heart Consult team member including the Heart Consult doctors.
The website are not intended to be used to:
- Treat a medical emergency or medical condition, Advise or resolve legal, medical or financial issues outside the scope of what has been agreed or provided.
- For any medical emergency, I shall immediately contact the emergency number in my country.
Information or advice provided on the Site by professionals should be used merely as a guide rather than a definitive recommendation to adopt any specific action or treatment. Nothing transmitted to or from this Site constitutes the establishment of a doctor-patient relationship between me and any professional or person providing information or advice through the site. The site is not intended to diagnose a medical condition.
For all consultations including medical consultations in particular, before acting on any of the advice offered in/through the site, I should confirm that such action is applicable and suitable to me, by referring to my own medical practitioner or by obtaining a second and third opinion of other medical practitioners. The limitations associated with consultations or other services exclusive of physical examination, in-person legal advice or onsite and extensive investigations are hereby accepted and agreed to by me. I further absolve from all liability, Heart Consult and its owners, managers, directors, doctors, moderators, employees, agents, partners, advertisers and/ or affiliates from any legal responsibility for any incorrect or misleading information provided by any person professional or contained within the Site.
The information on this Website (including but not limited to video consult, live chat, emails, phone support) is provided for general informational purposes only and SHOULD NOT be relied upon as a substitute for sound professional medical advice, evaluation or care from my physician or other qualified healthcare providers. Nothing on this Website should be used for treating or diagnosing a medical or health condition or for replacing any relationship with my physician or other qualified healthcare providers. The health information furnished on this Website and the interactive responses (if any) furnished by or through, this Website are not intended to or implied to be professional medical advice. I shall consult other sources and confirm the information contained within this Website. This shall include consulting my own physician regarding the applicability of any opinions or recommendations with respect to my symptoms or medical condition. For medical concerns, including decisions about medications and other treatments, I shall always consult my physician or other, qualified healthcare professional. In serious cases, I shall seek immediate assistance from emergency personnel. If I suspect that I have a medical problem or condition, I shall contact a physician or other qualified healthcare provider(s) immediately. I SHALL NEVER DISREGARD MEDICAL ADVICE OR DELAY IN SEEKING IT BECAUSE OF SOMETHING I HAVE READ ON THIS WEBSITE (including but not limited to video consult, live chat, emails, phone consult). No medications, diet supplements or treatments as may be described on this Website shall be taken or begun without first consulting my physician or other healthcare providers.
I agree and affirm that the Content (excluding all correspondence between me and any person or professional through the messaging system, including any and all attachments) (“Copyright Content”) is protected by copyright under Central and State laws of the republic of India, and foreign laws as applicable. Title to the Copyright Content remains with Heart Consult or its licensors. Any use of the Copyright Content not expressly permitted by these Terms and Conditions is a breach of the Terms and Conditions and may violate copyright, trademark, and other laws. Inquiries or applications for permission to copy any Copyright Content otherwise than is permitted by these Terms and Conditions should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Content and features on the Site, including these Terms and Conditions are subject to change or termination without notice in the editorial discretion of Heart Consult. All rights not expressly granted herein are reserved to Heart Consult and its licensors. If I violate any of these Terms and Conditions, then my right for Copyright Content is automatically terminated and I must immediately destroy any copy that I have of any portion of the Copyright Content, lest I shall be liable for infringement of copyright.
I authorize Heart Consult to contact me via email and phone call to provide information and notification pertaining to services provided on the site. I also agree for Heart Consult to send transactional SMS to the mobile number which I have registered on the site (with the option to opt-out if necessary).
I understand and agree that all consultations cancelled with less than 4 hours notice will be charged the full consultation amount, said amount to be as set forth on the Heart Consult.
The calendar as seen on the Heart Consult is based on Indian Standard Time (I.S.T.). If I am outside of the IST time zone, it is my responsibility, at the time of scheduling and at the time of attendance of their consultation, to accommodate for this difference.
Heart Consult is committed to protecting your privacy. Authorised employees within the company on a need to know basis only use any information collected from individual Clients. We constantly review our systems and data to ensure the best possible service to our Clients. There are specific offences for unauthorised actions against computer systems and data. We will investigate any such actions with a view to prosecuting and/or taking civil proceedings to recover damages against those responsible
Any information concerning the Client and their respective Client Records may be passed to third parties. However, Client records are regarded as confidential and therefore will not be divulged to any third party, other than our employees and if legally required to do so to the appropriate authorities. Clients have the right to request sight of, and copies of any and all Client Records we keep, on the proviso that we are given reasonable notice of such a request. Clients are requested to retain copies of any literature issued in relation to the provision of our services. Where appropriate, we shall issue Client’s with appropriate written information, handouts or copies of records as part of an agreed contract, for the benefit of both parties.
We will not sell, share, or rent your personal information to any third party or use your e-mail address for unsolicited mail. Any emails sent by this Company will only be in connection with the provision of agreed services and products.
We use IP addresses to analyse trends, administer the site, track user’s movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information. Additionally, for systems administration, detecting usage patterns and troubleshooting purposes, our web servers automatically log standard access information including browser type, access times/open mail, URL requested, and referral URL. This information is not shared with third parties and is used only within this Company on a need-to-know basis. Any individually identifiable information related to this data will never be used in any way different to that stated above without your explicit permission.
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We do not monitor or review the content of other party’s websites which are linked to from this website. Opinions expressed or material appearing on such websites are not necessarily shared or endorsed by us and should not be regarded as the publisher of such opinions or material. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices, or content, of these sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site & to read the privacy statements of these sites. You should evaluate the security and trustworthiness of any other site connected to this site or accessed through this site yourself, before disclosing any personal information to them. This Company will not accept any responsibility for any loss or damage in whatever manner, howsoever caused, resulting from your disclosure to third parties of personal information.
Copyright and Trademark:
Copyright and other relevant intellectual property rights exists on all text relating to the Company’s services and the full content of this website.
This Company’s logo is a registered trademark of this Company in the India.
All the content, images, graphics and videos listed or published on this website is the sole property of the Company.
Any form of reproduction or redistribution of all or any part of the content in the same or any different format is strictly prohibited.
Any party willing to copy or use the content for their personal purpose, publishing it on a website or display publicly through any media should get exclusive permission from the site’s admin.
You may not, except with our express written permission, distribute or commercially exploit the content. Nor may you transmit it or store it in any other website or another form of electronic retrieval system.
Neither party shall be liable to the other for any failure to perform any obligation under any Agreement which is due to an event beyond the control of such party including but not limited to any Act of God, terrorism, war, Political insurgence, insurrection, riot, civil unrest, act of civil or military authority, uprising, earthquake, flood or any other natural or man made eventuality outside of our control, which causes the termination of an agreement or contract entered into, nor which could have been reasonably foreseen. Any Party affected by such event shall forthwith inform the other Party of the same and shall use all reasonable endeavours to comply with the terms and conditions of any Agreement contained herein.
Failure of either Party to insist upon strict performance of any provision of this or any Agreement or the failure of either Party to exercise any right or remedy to which it, he or they are entitled hereunder shall not constitute a waiver thereof and shall not cause a diminution of the obligations under this or any Agreement. No waiver of any of the provisions of this or any Agreement shall be effective unless it is expressly stated to be such and signed by both Parties.
The laws of India govern these terms and conditions. By accessing this terms or using our services/buying our products you consent to these terms and conditions and to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Indian courts in all disputes arising out of such access. If any of these terms are deemed invalid or unenforceable for any reason (including, but not limited to the exclusions and limitations set out above), then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be severed from these terms and the remaining terms will continue to apply. Failure of the Company to enforce any of the provisions set out in these Terms and Conditions and any Agreement, or failure to exercise any option to terminate, shall not be construed as waiver of such provisions and shall not affect the validity of these Terms and Conditions or of any Agreement or any part thereof, or the right thereafter to enforce each and every provision. These Terms and Conditions shall not be amended, modified, varied or supplemented except in writing and signed by duly authorised representatives of the Company.
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