Terms and conditions of use of Physioblasts.Org Website

Updated Feb 28, 2011.

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SITE.

Physioblasts.Org is an online information and communications service (the "Service" or the "Site"). Use of the Service is governed by the terms and conditions of this Agreement. Please read this Agreement carefully before accessing or using the Service. Throughout this Agreement, Physioblasts.Org website is referred to as "we", "us", "our site", "Physioblasts.Org" or "Physioblasts."

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General terms and conditions

Your access and use of this site and its services bind you to this Agreement. If you do not agree to the Terms and Conditions of Use for this site, you may not use the site or its services.

We may modify this Agreement at any time. Any modifications made to this Agreement will be effective immediately upon posting on the site. By accessing or using the Service, you agree to be bound by all of the terms and conditions of the Agreement as posted on the Service at the time of your access or use. You agree to review the Agreement posted on the Service each time you use the Service so that you are aware of any modifications made to this Agreement.

Disclaimer

THE SERVICE AND ANY INFORMATION CONTAINED ON OR PROVIDED THROUGH THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS. THAT MEANS THAT THE INFORMATION CONTAINED ON OR PROVIDED THROUGH THIS SERVICE IS INTENDED FOR GENERAL UNDERSTANDING AND EDUCATION. ANY ACCESS TO THIS SITE IS VOLUNTARY. WE WILL REGARD ALL ACCESS AS VOLUNTARY AND AT THE SOLE RISK OF THE USER.

This site and its services are for consumer educational use only. Nothing contained in this site is or should be considered, or used as a substitute for, medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. The services provided on this site are here to educate consumers on health care and medical issues that may affect their daily lives. This site and its services do not constitute the practice of physiotherapy, medical, nursing or other professional health care advice, diagnosis or treatment.

We advise users to always seek the advice of a qualified health care provider with any questions regarding personal health or medical conditions. Never disregard, avoid or delay in obtaining medical advice from your physician or other qualified health care provider because of something you have read on this site. We do not operate, control, supply, endorse, warrant or guarantee any information, products, services or merchandise that is not clearly identified as information, products, services or merchandise supplied by us. We also do not warrant or guarantee that files available for downloading through the Service will be free of infections or viruses, worms, Trojan horses or other code that contains contaminating or destructive properties.

We, and our content providers, cannot and do not guarantee or warrant against errors, omissions, delays, interruptions or losses, including loss of data. Users of this site are responsible for maintaining a means external to Physioblasts.Org for the reconstruction of any lost data.

We reserve the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, this site, or any part thereof, with or without notice.

Warranties and limitation of liability

WE DO NOT MAKE ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, REPRESENTATIONS OR ENDORSEMENTS OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, WARRANTIES OF TITLE OR NONINFRINGEMENT, OR ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE) WITH REGARD TO THE SERVICE, OR WITH RESPECT TO ANY INFORMATION, PRODUCT, SERVICE, MERCHANDISE OR OTHER MATERIAL PROVIDED ON OR THROUGH THE SERVICE. WE DO NOT WARRANT OR GUARANTEE THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, CORRECTNESS, TIMELINESS OR USEFULNESS OF ANY INFORMATION, PRODUCTS, SERVICES, MERCHANDISE OR OTHER MATERIAL PROVIDED THROUGH THE SERVICE OR ON THE INTERNET GENERALLY. WE MAKE NO WARRANTY OR GUARANTEE THAT THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE OR ERROR-FREE.

WE ARE NOT LIABLE TO ANY USER OR ANYONE ELSE FOR ANY DECISION MADE OR ACTION TAKEN BY BASED ON RELIANCE UPON THE INFORMATION CONTAINED ON OR PROVIDED THROUGH THE SERVICE. PHYSIOBLASTS.ORG, ITS FOUNDERS, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, LICENSORS, SERVICE PROVIDERS, CONTENT PROVIDERS, ADVERTISERS, STAFF, INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS, AGENTS, OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, ACTUAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY OR OTHER DAMAGES, INCLUDING LOSS OF REVENUE OR INCOME, PAIN AND SUFFERING, EMOTIONAL DISTRESS, OR SIMILAR DAMAGES, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

IN NO EVENT WILL THE COLLECTIVE LIABILITY OF PHYSIOBLASTS.ORG AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, LICENSORS, SERVICE PROVIDERS, CONTENT PROVIDERS, STAFFS, AGENTS, OFFICERS, AND DIRECTORS TO ANY PARTY (REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OF ACTION, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT, OR OTHERWISE) EXCEED INR 1000.00.

Users' agreement

Users will not upload or transmit any communications or content of any type that infringes or violates any rights of any party. Users will not use this site for any purpose in violation of local, state, national or international laws.

Users will not use this site as a means to distribute advertising or other unsolicited material to any third party. Users will not post material that is unlawful, obscene, defamatory, threatening, harassing, abusive, slanderous, hateful or embarrassing to any other person or entity as determined by us in our sole discretion.

Users will not impersonate another person.

Users will not hold us or any of our affiliates, subsidiaries or parent company liable for damages including (but not limited to) loss of wages, revenue or business because of any services related to or provided by this site. The sole and exclusive remedy for dissatisfaction with the services of this site will be to stop using the Service.

Users will indemnify us and any of our parent or subsidiary companies or organizations, and any of our successors, assigns or licensees, together with any of their respective officers, directors and employees, against any damages, losses, liabilities, judgments, costs or expenses (including reasonable attorneys' /advocate's fees and costs) arising out of a claim by a third party relating to use of the Service, or any breach or violation of this Agreement or any other term or condition contained on the Service.

Users agree to comply with all user responsibilities and obligations as stated in these Terms of Service.

Users' representations

All site users represent and warrant that they are at least 18 years of age and that they possess the legal right and ability to agree to these Terms of Service and to use this site in accordance with these Terms of Service.

Use of Physioblasts.Org Forum/Discussion Board Feature

Visitors using Physioblasts.Org Forum (hereafter referred as "forum", "discussion board"or "PhysioForum") understand that all the information posted is visible to anyone on the internet apart from posts on some user only forums and it is the sole responsibility of the person from which such content originated. This means that you, and not Physioblasts.Org, are entirely responsible for all Content that you upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available via the Service. Physioblasts.Org does not control the Content posted via the Service and, as such, does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such Content. Physioblasts.Org does not share the views of the message posters and under no circumstances will us be liable in any way for any Content, including, but not limited to, for any errors or omissions in any Content, or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content posted, emailed, transmitted or otherwise made available via the Service.

It is highly recommended but not mandatory for all forum users who are qualified physiotherapists or health care professional to identify their professional credentials and/or designations in their forum signatures.

It is also recommended to the users to post references to the studies or original litereature when posting health/medical information that is not personal experience.

You agree to not use the Physioblasts.Org forum for the following:

  • Posting advertisements or solicitation of business;
  • Posting inaccurate, invalid or misleading information or impersonating another individual, living or dead, or another company, real or fictitious;
  • Posting material that infringes on the copyright, proprietary rights or privacy of others;
  • Intentionally or unintentionally violating any applicable local, state, national or international laws;
  • Posting material or otherwise making available any Content that is unlawful, obscene, pornographic, hateful, harmful, abusive, threatening, defamatory or invasive of another's privacy as determined by Physioblasts.Org;
  • Posting the same message more than once within a reasonable time period, as determined by Physioblasts.Org.

Physioblasts.Org reserves the right (but not the obligation) in its sole discretion to screen, refuse, or remove any Content that is available via the forum that violates the Terms & Conditions or is otherwise objectionable. You, the user, agree that you must evaluate, and bear all risks associated with, the use of any content on the forum, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of such content posted on the forum. In this regard, you acknowledge that you may not rely on any content created by Physioblasts.Org or submitted to Physioblasts.Org. Should you encounter any conduct or postings that violate our terms and conditions, please contact us at [email protected]

All moderators of Physioblasts.Org Forums are qualified physiotherapists chosen by the editorial team. We try our best to make sure that all material which is contributed by our moderators are provided based on the best of their knowledge and experience with no commercial influence for their responses.

Use of PhysioBlogs Feature

If you use the PhysioBlogs (hereafter referred as "PhysioBlogs" or "the blog" ) feature on the site, you agree to the following.

By posting any comments, posts or other material on the blog, you give Physioblasts.Org the irrevocable right to reproduce, distribute, publish, display, edit, modify, create derivative works from, and otherwise use your submission for any purpose in any form and on any media.

You also agree that you will not:

Post material and links to material that infringes on the rights of any third party, including intellectual property, privacy or publicity rights Post material that is unlawful, obscene, defamatory, threatening, harassing, abusive, slanderous, hateful, or embarrassing to any other person or entity as determined by Physioblasts.Org in its sole discretion

Post advertisements or solicitations of business

Impersonate another person

Allow any other person or entity to use your identification for posting or viewing comments

Post the same note more than once or "spam"

Physioblasts.Org reserves the right (but is not obligated) to do any or all of the following:

Remove communications that are abusive, illegal or disruptive, or that otherwise fail to conform with these Terms and Conditions.

Terminate a user's access to the PhysioBlog or the entire site upon any breach of these Terms and Conditions. Edit or delete any communications posted on the PhysioBlog regardless of whether such communications violate these standards.

Finally, you agree that you will indemnify Physioblasts.Org against any damages, losses, liabilities, judgments, costs or expenses (including reasonable advocate's fees and costs) arising out of a claim by a third party relating to any material you have posted.

Termination of services

If you violate these Terms and Conditions of Use, your use of this site will terminate. We may notify you that you have breached the Agreement. We may, in our sole discretion, terminate your access to this site, or any portion thereof, or discontinue providing the site, or any portion thereof. These actions are in addition to and not in lieu or limitation of any other right or remedy we may have available at law. Further, we shall not be liable to you or any third party for any such termination or discontinuance.

Links to and From Other Sites

Physioblasts.Org provides links to other sites as an efficient and time saving alternative for users to obtain additional relevant information associated with the feild of physiotherapy.

In accordance to copyright law, Physioblasts.Org reserves the right to refuse a third party site permission to provide a hyperlink to any part of our site. Permission must be obtained prior to framing, linking or otherwise connecting to any part of this Site except for the homepage http://www.physioblasts.org.

PHYSIOBLASTS.ORG MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES ABOUT THE CONTENT, COMPLETENESS OR ACCURACY OF THE LINKS OR SITES POSTED ON OUR SITE, AND DOES NOT ENDORSE THESE SITES AND IS NOT RESPONSIBLE OR WILL BE HELD LIABLE FOR THE CONTENT OF THESE SITES. THE USE OF THESE WEB SITES IS AT YOUR OWN RISK AND SUBJECT TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR THE USERS OF THAT SITE, WHICH MAY DIFFER FROM OURS.

General

We do not guarantee continuous, uninterrupted or secure access to our services, and operation of this site may be interfered with by numerous factors outside of our control. You agree that these Terms and Conditions of Use and all incorporated agreements between us and you may be automatically assigned by us, in our sole discretion, to a third party in the event of a merger, acquisition or liquidation.

Our failure to act with respect to a breach by you or others of these Terms and Conditions of Use does not waive our right to act with respect to subsequent or similar breaches. These Terms and Conditions of Use set forth the entire understanding and agreement between us and any site user with respect to the site, its uses and services.

Copyright and trademarks

The materials on the site are copyrighted by us and/or other applicable rights holders. You may download and reprint a single copy of the materials from the Service for your own personal, noncommercial use only, provided you include all applicable notices and disclaimers. Any other use of the materials is strictly prohibited without our prior written permission and the permission of the applicable rights holder(s).

Contact information

If you have any questions about the Service, please contact us at [email protected]

Last Updated on: Feb 28, 2011.